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Episode 93: Hallowumbus Day

And a Hearty Hallowumbus to you too! Coming straight at you from two days in the past, it’s yesterday’s news. Join my self and Nariko Ott as we devote most of our conversation to the intense battle between Homeland and … Continue reading

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Episode 85: SUPERCOMPUTER! Live at Dante’s

That is right! One more live episode coming to your ears. It’s been too long. This time, I sidelined the news, and we read Choose Your Own Adventure book #39: SUPERCOMPUTER. My wonderful panel includes Brian Nickerson, Jason Traeger, Joann … Continue reading

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Episode 81: Beerability

What a super time we had on this week’s episode! For some reason during the episode I try to make the guests a surprise, but for the sake of backlinks (if I used that term correctly; I probably did not) … Continue reading

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Episode 79: Can You Hear Me Now?

HULLO. This is a hyper-interesting episode of Jon Reads the Paper. This week I take my first call, and not just any call, but an interview with a Newsmaker, in what I like to call our new NEWSMAKERS segment. Please … Continue reading

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Episode 77: Fun Guns

This was a gosh-darned fun episode to do. This week we have Curtis Cook in the building, talking about the Pacific Northwest and our collective desire to leave. Please check out Curtis; he’s doing some of my favorite comedy in … Continue reading

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Episode 76: Every Breath You Take

It’s always hard when your favorite character leaves a show. This episode is a tearful goodbye to great guest and great guy Jeff Oliver, who was not just a character on this show, but a a character IN OUR LIVES. … Continue reading

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Episode 74: The Slatest

Nick Walker joins me in a monumental task in Jon Reads the Paper history. This week, I’ve been afforded an amazing opportunity in the “journalism” world. I can’t say much more and you should probably just enjoy the episode instead … Continue reading

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Episode 70: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

We are mere days away from Bridgetown (my first as a performer). Every sort of pride, stress, excitement and joy to be found in Portland comedy is this coming weekend. If you’re in town, check it out. There’s no better … Continue reading

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Episode 66: Angels and Demons

Back again as if nothing ever happened, it’s one more episode of Jon Reads the Paper! This was quite probably one of the most fun episodes I’ve done. There was plenty in the news what with that broken boat and … Continue reading

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Episode 63: Dr. Mike’s Vasectomy Reversal

Such goodness this week. According to massive media, you’re all sick with the flu. So once you’re sick of all that sweet sweet daytime television programming, why not pump a little Jon Reads the Paper into your system? This week, … Continue reading

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Episode 56: Bullets and Botox

Laugh all you want at these sexy nurse Halloween costumes, but god forbid you get in a sexy automobile accident and need a sexy blood transfusion. Ha ha ha. But seriously. We’re deep into the fall, the election’s just puttering … Continue reading

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Episode 54: Confirmed Bachelors

I can only apologize so many times. We skipped last week due to geographical shift and general laziness. But this week’s Jon reads the Paper is way thematically appropriate! New Roommate and General Good Guy Phil Schallberger joins me as … Continue reading

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Episode 53: Something Unpredictable

Truly, it is. But, in the end, it’s right. This week, I have long-time listener, first-time caller Zak Toscani on the show. It’s a good one. We talk about Harry Potter, Green Day, and No Doubt. You know, important stuff. … Continue reading

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Episode 32: One Million Jon Washingtons

I know all of you all have been griping about the lack of sperm talk on this podcast. It’s been weighing heavy on my mind as well. Sperm has been weighing heavy on my mind. So talking about sperm with … Continue reading

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