This week on this extra curricular Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff appears on a cross-over podcast episode with the Indoor Kids' Kumail and Emily, with Patrick Cassels as well. They play the Meta Game and during it they have to make arguments for why dodgeball is the most stressful thing, why saying Google will get you laid, and why Hungry Hungry Hippos is the best symbol for people who have no friends.
"Kids are taught communication skills in school, they are taught English, but are they ever taught silence, are they ever taught the importance of listening? They are taught art and music, but are they ever [...]
This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff talks to Extreme Cleaner Matt Paxton from the show Hoarders. They talk about how he got into cleaning hoarders' houses, what things you discover when cleaning a hoarders house, what makes people a hoarder, and what it takes to get out of a hoarding lifestyle.
"You just had to go in and start doing houses. I did like 300 houses before I got on the show. No one else had the time with people in the houses like I did." – Matt Paxton on how he got picked up for the A&E show.
"We turn down more jobs than [...]
This week is the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show's 100th episode! To celebrate, Jeff brought in his mom to help him share some stories about his life. They talk about his childhood, what she thought of the movies Jeff liked, what she thinks about him working at CollegeHumor and much much more.
"It looks like a Dr. Seuss book, but it's not, and it is a really interesting book. It's about these dogs and they are trying to get places. It's actually a lot more interesting than we make it sound." – Jeff Rubin on his favorite book as a child Go, Dog. Go.
"I remember watching Spaceballs [...]
This week The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show is the long awaited sequel to the first conspiracy theories episode. Jeff talks to Patrick Cassels about their favorite pop culture conspiracy theories like Rebecca Black's song "Friday" being a metaphor for the JFK assassination, an arcade game called Polybius being a psychological weapon, and Taylor Swift being an active member of 4chan.
"The reason I'm skeptical, is that the song's popularity seems like such luck and a random occurrence. I'd be more impressed if they made Rebecca Black and Friday really popular than they got a codified message into a song. Even the Illuminati couldn't have pulled that off." [...]
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 [...]