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Episode 114: Big Pouch Man

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Episode 109: Footloose (2011 Film)

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Episode 102: An Overflowing Space Toilet

studio intern Jush here. This week’s episode is a little less xtreme than I’d like. Like on a scale of grinding fresh powder on top of Mt. Rushmore and visiting the Liberty Bell, this is the visiting-Lincoln’s-birthplace-and-grinding-on-the-edge-of-that-giant-stump of podcasting. Jon’s … Continue reading

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 31: 5-Minute Rule

I think that saying too much about this episode could ruin the novelty, which, in the end, is all this episode has. Tim Anderson, Zach Cole, Danny Felts, Bryan Fernando, Iris Gorman, Venu Mattraw, Jimmy Newstetter, Stephanie Purtle, Christian Ricketts, … 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 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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