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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Space Suit/Broadway Costume Production

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff is joined by Kari Love, a former Broadway costume producer who now helps build prototype space suits for commercial use, and for space tourists to go into space with. They talk about how she got started on Broadway, what it was like working on the Spiderman musical, how she made the transition into space suits and how the two fields are similar.

"I love researching historical eras. A lot people liked to do their research from a fashion history standpoint, whereas I really liked to research from a greater historical context point of view. So if I need a [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: The Meta Game with The Indoor Kids and Patrick Cassels

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 [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: The 'Breaking Bad' Series Finale

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff Rubin, CollegeHumor's Pat Cassels, and Entertainment Weekly's Darren Frannich sit down to discuss Breaking Bad's finale, fifth season, and place among the pantheon of great shows. Full of spoilers, obviously, so don't listen unless you are caught up!

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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: 'Breaking Bad' with Chuck Klosterman

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin, Jeff talks about the only thing on his mind at the moment: Breaking Bad. To do this he brought in Chuck Klosterman and during this episode they talk about the effect the ending has on a TV show's legacy, whether or not deleted scenes are canon and who's the best villain on TV.

"People who really sympathize with Jesse and want Jesse to somehow eliminate Walt and become the center of the show, are people who watch television with the hope that it is just an unreal version of life and that justice really matters. If you are rooting for Walt [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Game of Thrones Season 3

This week Jeff and Jon Gabrus take a look back at season 3 of Game of Thrones, subplot by subplot. The events of the entire season are discussed, so don't listen unless you are caught up. Events from the books that have not yet made it into the TV show also come up, but only in the second half of the show after a clear warning.

And also, why not, they talk about Fast & the Furious 6.

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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Snood Creator David Dobson

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff is joined by the creator of Snood, David Dobson. They talk about how he got into programming and video games, how Snood became so popular and went "viral", and what the poems in Snood were for.

"I applied my limited artistic ability to Snood and people said 'oh this is so retro and cool', and I was like 'this is the same crappy style I was making for my other games' but I think it fit this style of game better. People expected the space games to look really cool, but this artistic style fit the casual game or [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Pizza Boxes with Scott Wiener

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Scott Wiener about his new book Viva la Pizza and pizza boxes in general. Scott explains his interest in pizzaboxes, how he wrote the book and they discuss the different art styles on pizza boxes from around the world.

"You can flip open any page off the book and look at a pizza box and be like oh, that is pretty cool, but then if you read what is in there, it's going to reference another page of the book where you can read more about similar motives on other boxes." – Scott Wiener on [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: New York Bucket List

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff is making a New York bucket list to prepare for his move to Los Angeles. To help him he brings on previous guests who live in New York, to suggest something for his bucket list.

"We got to the jet skis and the guy was like, all right so here is the gas, here is the emergency shutoff, I'm going to pin that to the jacket and okay here we go, and this guy just takes off at 40 mph, and just leaves us in the dust. We can barely see our tour guide on the horizon." – [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Conspiracy Theories II with Patrick Cassels

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." [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Summer Movie Previews

"I saw the poster that said "the new movie from the director of District 9" and I was like, don't even show me the trailer, I'm there. Then I saw the trailer anyways and it looked pretty good" – Jeff on Elysium

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff is joined by Patrick Cassels to talk about the upcoming summer movies.

They have five minutes to talk about each movie; here's a list of the movies they bring up:

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Nickelodeon Historian Mathew Klickstein

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff is joined by Mathew Klickstein, the author of the book Slimed!: An Oral History Of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age. They talk about how he defined Nickelodeons golden age, Shel Silverstein, what made Nickelodeon great, Spongebob, the slime itself and why the golden age ended.

"Nickelodeon is the second or third cable channel ever invented. It was a true experiment, they used it as something called narrowcasting instead of broadcasting. Suddenly they said "what about a channel just for kids?" and later "what about a channel just for music?" No one thought to do that, and Nickelodeon was an [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: 'Hoarders' Cleaner Matt Paxton

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 [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Episode 100 with Jeff Rubin's Mom

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 [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: Archie Comics Writer Dan Parent

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to Dan Parent, a comic book writer and artist probably best known for his work with Archie Comics. He talks to him about Kevin Keller, the first gay character in the Archie universe and a character that Dan pitched, the different universes of Archie Comics, what it's like at the Kubert school, and what we can expect from the upcoming Archie movie.

"As a kid you think it is cool, because you see this nerdy guy being chased after by these gorgeous girls, and you can't figure out why. It's also that idyllic way to grow up. You [...]