The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show


Jeff Rubin (of CollegeHumor) presents interviews with creative people who have turned their obsessions into professions, as well as expert analysis on geeky things that probably don't warrant analyzing.


The Museum of Who Let the Dogs Out  

Ben Sisto has assembled a legitimately insane collection of Who Let The Dogs Out merchandise and paraphernalia. Here he explains how and why, while walking us through the song’s surprisingly deep history.

The Composer Behind GoldenEye 007, Banjo-Kazooie, and More  

Grant Kirkhope is a composer who has written music for some of the greatest videogames of all time. Here, he explains how and why.

The New Flintstones Comics, Which Are Actually Great  

The AV Club describes Marc Russel's new comic book as, "a combination of exceptional artwork, witty satire, and thoughtful character work." ComicBookReview called it the most socially relevant new comic of 2016. All this, and it's a Flintstones reboot. Here, Marc explains how and why.

Microsoft Powerpoint World Champion  

This year, at the MS Office Specialist World Championship, only one gold was taken home by an American. The event was Powerpoint, and the winner was 17-year-old Ryan Catalfu. Here, he explains how and why.

Bowler’s Journal International & Weird Al  

Jef Goodger is a writer for Bowler’s Journal International who interviewed Weird Al. Jeff Rubin is a podcaster who interviewed Jef Goodger.

Digital Civil Liberties 101 w/ the EFF  

Digital civil liberties. What are they, why are they important, and how can we help protect them? The international director of the EFF, Danny O'Brien, stops by to explain.

Magic, Card Tricks, and Cardistry  

Cardistry is like magic, except all the fancy fingerwork and knucklebusting is out in the open for all to see. In addition to being one of the most popular cardists Zach started Fontaine's, his own brand of cards. Here, he explains how and why. Before you listen, spend a minute or two on Zach's YouTube -

Mystery Episode II  

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, THE REVENGE OF THE MYSTERY EPISODE. You will not know what this episode is about until you start listening. Give it a try, IF YOU DARE.

Pizza Robots at Zume Pizza  

Julia Collins is the CEO of Zume Pizza, a pizza delivery service that uses robots to assist in making the pizza. Zume also has trucks filled with ovens that turn on and start baking your pizza as it’s being delivered to you. Here, Julia explains how and why.

Doctor Strange Spell Choreographer/Finger-Dancer JayFunk  

After millions watched his finger-dancing videos on YouTube, Marvel hired JayFunk to choreograph the hand motions for the film Doctor Strange. Here, he explains how and why. Before you listen, check out some of Jay's videos on his YouTube channel -

Hoarders Cleaning Specialist [JRJR Show Classic]  

In this rerun of one of Jeff’s all-time favorite episodes, extreme cleaning specialist Matt Paxton explains how he helps those who just can’t stop collecting things. Check out Matt’s site at

The Marathon High Scores of Nibbler  

Andrew Seklir and Tim Kinzy made a documentary called"Man vs Snake: The Long & Twisted Tail of Nibbler." The film depicts the multi-day marathon sessions required to get a high score in the obscure arcade game Nibbler. Here, they explain how they made the movie and why.

Pop Culture Conspiracy Theories 3  

Pat Cassels returns to dig into the TRUTH about Beyonce, Britney Spears, Stevie Wonder, Sonic the Hedgehog and more.

Garbage Pail Kids  

Matt is a serious Garbage Pail Kids fan who runs what might just be the nicest Garbage Pail Kids website online. Here, he explains how and why.

Science in Hollywood  

The Science and Entertainment Exchange is a program of the National Academy of Sciences that connects the entertainment industry with Hollywood. Here, program director Rick Loverd explains how and why.

Double Rainbow's Yosemite Bear  

Paul Vasquez lives just outside Yosemite National Park, where he shot the world-famous 'Double Rainbow' video. Here, he explains how and why.

NFL Cheerleader  

Brie was a cheerleader in the NFL. Here, she explains how and why.

Professor Dumpster  

As part of an experiment, Jeff Wilson transformed a dumpster into his home for a year. Here, he explains how and why.

Archiving the Internet w/ Jason Scott  

Jason Scott is a digital archivist and historian, preserving important parts of our Internet for future generations. Here, he explains how and why.

Jeff & Pat's Annual Summer Movie Review  

Jeff & Pat attempt their annual Summer Movie Review, but things quickly go awry.

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