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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 27: Episode of the Dragon

Yesterday we recorded a very special Leap Day episode. And keeping with the relevance of Leap Day, we’re reading the Southeast Examiner, which is chock-full of stuff that totally applies to you and me. Watch out for that pool closure! … Continue reading

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Episode 21: Goodie Monster

This week I have on the show Nick Walker, who has never button mashed in a Zelda game. We take a vaguely cynical look at hipster culture through the lens of the obscure weekly Chinatown Newspaper, a publication described on … Continue reading

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