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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Romance Novel Editing with Elizabeth Poteet

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Elizabeth Poteet, a romance novel editor. They talk about all different genres of romance novels, the difference between romance novels and erotica, why no one has ever written a caveman romance novel, and the weird crossovers in the fan-fiction community.

"50 Shades of Grey came from Twilight fan fiction. It was some person's imagining of how that dominant/submissive relationship between Bella and Edward would play out on a sexual scale and without the vampirism." – Elizabeth Poteet on 50 Shades' origin.

"I think the best eroticas are the once that do have stories attached to them. [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff is joined by Nelson Dellis. What makes Nelson Dellis, a mental athlete, so cool?

  • He’s the 2011 and 2012 USA Memory Champion.
  • He holds multiple US memory records — most digits memorized in five minutes (303 digits) and fastest time to memorize the order of a shuffled deck of playing cards (63 seconds!)
  • He’s climbed Mount Everest
  • He started an Alzheimer’s charity called Climb For Memory
  • He discusses all of the above on this week’s Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show!

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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: 'Simpsons' Trivia

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show it's all about Classic Simpsons trivia. The two hosts of Simpsons Trivia Night at Berry Park In Brooklyn, Dan Ozzi and Dan Mulhall, put together a quiz for the podcast, and three contestants try to see who can answer the most questions.

“I'm so used to watching Simpsons episodes by myself in my pajama pants, but to watch with litterally 100-200 people where everyone knows every beat. People are laughing before the jokes come up, and yelling, but it's not done in a unfun way.”

“Whenever there is a musical number in an episode everyone sings along, and it [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: MLB Mascot Mr. Met

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff interviews Matt Golden, who has played Mr. Met for more than 10 years. They talk about how to deal with fans at the stadium, how to talk properly to people when you are wearing a giant head, and what it's like acting as a mascot compared to acting in a Shakespeare play.

"When you had the microphone we had to come up with ways that people couldn't talk too much on the microphone, where you'd sort of ask them a question and then pull the mic away and they would give you the answers, and then you would [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: R. L. Stine

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff talks to R. L. Stine author of the Goosebumps series. Jeff talks to him about how he got started with writing scary stories and how he writes the Goosebumps series. They talk about all the letters that he got sent from kids, and what he thought about the Gersberms meme.

“I never planned to write it, I always just wanted to be funny. But I wrote this scary novel for teenagers Blind Date, and it was number one on the publishers weekly bestseller list. Then a year later I wrote another one and it was a bestseller, [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Hey, Know What's Cool 2 with Emily Axford and Streeter Seidell

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Streeter Seidell and Emily Axford join Jeff and take turns trying to impress each other with cool facts. Topics covered include Roman fashion, canine language, and three-point seatbelts.

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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: 'Pacific Rim'

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show it's all about Pacific Rim. Jeff sits down with Patrick Cassels (Collegehumor) and Nick Kocher (BriTANick, Much Ado About Nothing) to talk about the movie and what they thought about it.

"Obviously it's silly to see the movie twice. There is not a lot of subtelty in the story and characters to pick up on, but I actually would recommend seeing the movie twice because there are a lot of cool design things, like details of how things work and fleeting shots." – Jeff Rubin on whether you should see the movie twice.

"We get one of these movies [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Canadian R/C Airplane Champion Isabel Deslauriers

Isabel Deslauriers wasn’t just the first woman to win the Candian Remote Control Airplane Championship, she was the only female competing. This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show she explains how r/c airplanes and r/c airplane championships work.

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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Adult Swim's Dave Willis

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Dave Willis, who has worked on Adult Swim's Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and the new Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell. They talk about how he got started in the business, working on Space Ghost and Aqua Teen and making the transition from cartoon to live-action.

"There's a lot of ways to make cartoons, and I think you can make them without plots. But I don't think you can make them without great characters." – Dave Willis on what makes a great cartoon.

"The basic premise of the show you've [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Author Cole Stryker

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Cole Stryker who wrote the books Epic Win For Anonymous about the hacktivist group Anonymous, and Hacking The Future about the value of anonymity on the internet and why we should fight to keep it.

They talk about what 4chan actually is and how the group Anonymous is associated with it, how the mainstream media often portrays them in a much darker light than what the reality is and what the group is able to do.

"I describe Anonymous as being a few geniuses surrounded by a legion of cheerleaders, or a few geniuses [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Jesse Fuchs and Monopoly

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Jesse Fuchs about Monopoly. Jesse is a proffessor at the NYU Game Center and held a speech entitled "Does Monopoly suck?" and Jeff talks to him about games in general, the invention of Monopoly, and how to play Auction-Monopoly.

"Every culture that started flipping a bone and saying if it comes up heads god likes me more, if it comes up tails god likes you more, whatever sort of fate divination thing they come up with, you just see this inevitable evolution of it into 'well lets make it 2 out of 3', and then [...]

Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Summer Movies So Far and Pitchfork's New Movie Site with Keith Phipps

This Week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks once again to Keith Phipps, the editor of Pitchfork's new movie site The Dissolve. They talk about the summer movies this year (World War Z, Man of Steel, Iron man 3 and Pacific Rim) and what we can expect from the new site.

“At this point you kind of get credit for NOT being terrible and being an original film, at least something that isn't a sequel…” – Keith Phipps on how some movies gets more credit than they maybe deserve.

“That’s the Phase 2 Marvel Cinematic Universe movie that I’m the most excited [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Game Of Thrones 2-for-1 w/ Cooking and High Valyrian

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff is joined by not just one but TWO Game of Thrones related guests. In this 2 for 1 Game of Thrones spectacular Jeff talks to Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, the chef for the GoT food blog Inn At The Crossroads and A Feast of Ice and Fire, the official GoT cook book, as well as David Peterson, the creator of the fictional languages Dothraki and High Valyrian that the show uses.

"We took into account the culture, the climate, traderoutes and let all that determine what ingredients might be available. Because most of the descriptions in the books [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: The Gregory Brothers

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Evan, Andrew, Michael and Sarah who together form The Gregory Brothers. They talk about how they got together as a group, what they were doing before they found success on YouTube, what makes a good unintentional singer and what the process of songifying a video is like. At the end they even give a little concert.

“The first time that we happened to work together was on this tour in '07. We started out as The Gregory Brothers playing Andrew's album and Sarah's album and at the end of the tour we had basically merged into one [...]