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Episode 109: Footloose (2011 Film)

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Episode 95: Smeltsy

Hi people one day in the future from yesterday and four days from Thanksgiving! Did you have a good Thanksgiving, which was three days ago yesterday, when I was thinking about how you might respond to this question about how … Continue reading

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Episode 94: Cookies.

Happy coincidental (but commercially exploitable) conjoining of popular holidays! I hope you’re having a safe and happy Hallowumbus (we all know how dangerous Hallowumbus can be). As you sit back in your recliner, glass of sherry in your hand, the … Continue reading

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Episode 82: Love in the Fast Lane

Joy of joys, it is another podcast episode of my podcast! This week, the delightful Jeremy Eli  (I don’t have a link for him, but…you know) jumps into the fray to untangle Carlos Danger, Danica Patrick, and BEARS.  Truly, this … 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 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 69: Hornets! Hornets!

Paul Jay, Zak Toscani, Anthony Lopez, and Sean Jordan all make a giant podcasting sandwich with me today. Come take a bite of this sandwich it isn’t weird you’re the one making it that way.

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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 65: Master Splinter

I’m experiencing a lot of guilt about how long I sat on this episode. I may or may not have mentioned, but I moved a couple of weeks ago, and I haven’t yet set up internet service. The building I … 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 44: Walla Walla

Let’s get into it, son! This week, I talk about cancer, blood, death and onions with Sean Jordan. I think we keep it relatively light; it was hard to find a positive spin on all that onion stuff.

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Episode 40: Pride and Prejudice

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Pride! Living in the liberal burg of Portland certainly helps put Pride at the forefront of my awareness. It’s finally sunny out, perfect parade weather. And you all know how devoted to … Continue reading

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Episode 36: Charles Dickens Elementary

Oh, hello. Didn’t see you come in. Hiding something? Behind my back? Oh, this? This is nothing; just a little present. It’s an episode of Jon Reads the Paper, just sorta threw it together. Thought you might like it. There’s … Continue reading

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Episode 35: Red Asphalt

I’m way excited this week to bring you a new cultural perspective. After many weeks and months of presenting you with the whitebread angle of the Oregonian, I’m proud to launch the Columbian directly at your face (if you consider … Continue reading

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Episode 33: Breadstix!

It’s only one flipping day into the 2012 Bridgetown Comedy Festival and I am all manner of beat. There’s a billion amazing comics and shows this weekend, and I just got done hanging things on walls and putting ice in … 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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Episode 28: Xtreme Poverty

I’m Xtremely happy to have Jen Allen on this week’s episode! We get into the Oregonian, which means there’s plenty of talk of Skull and Bones, Powerball, and Internet Safety. I also get into some weird talk about what’s happening … Continue reading

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Episode 25: My God it’s Full of Star Wars

The Star Wars references (and reverence) hits critical overload this week, with a blast from the past. Rather than produce new content, this episode is a special archival clip from the early years of Jon Reads the Paper, all the … Continue reading

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Episode 19: Hee Haw

This marks the first episode of Jon Reads the Paper with a high five in it. Monumental. Great thanks to my sister Erin Washington for her Jesus Birthday drawing of Jean-Paul StarTrek. Isn’t it nice? Of course it is, don’t … Continue reading

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Episode #10: Solid Goat

Buck up, Buttercup! Things can’t be all that bad if you’ve got yourself an episode of Jon Reads the Paper all up in your grill. Today I’m pleased as punch to bring you a reading of the Oregonian with Christen … Continue reading

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Episode #8: Quickly, Kal-El, Quickly

I’m so happy to bring you our first sponsored episode, brought to you by Simple Green. It’s simple. It’s green. Simply buy a ton of it. Today I’ve got Scoot Herring in the studio apartment, reading the USAToday from yesterday. … Continue reading

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Episode #1: Stay away from the French. All 400 of them.

So hello to you all. This is the first episode of Jon Reads the Paper, in which I’ll be reading the day’s newspaper into a microphone. I won’t really be doing much else than that. Today I’m reading the USAToday … Continue reading

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