The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show

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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.

Episodes

How Videogames Get Made w/ Jason Schreier  

Jason Schreier of Kotaku stops by to discuss his new book Blood Sweat and Pixels, which goes behind the scenes of how videogames get made.

[Rerun] Kumail, Emily, Pat and the Metagame  

In this rerun (which is being posted immediately after a clip show) we play The Metgame. The Metagame is a game about discussion.

Episode 200 - Best of the Best of the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show  

Jeff celebrates the milestone with clips from the best of the best of The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show.

Summer Movie Review 2017  

Pat Cassels and Jeff report on their annual tradition of seeing way too many summer movies. We discuss the following movies, in this order, with 5 minutes(ish) per movie: 1.Baby Driver 2.Cars 3 3.The Mummy 4.Valerian 5.The Big Sick 6.It Comes At Night 7.War for the Planet of the Apes 8.Transformers: The Last Knight (which neither of us saw) 9.Wonder Woman 10.Spider-Man: Homecoming 11.Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 12.Alien Covenant 13.Okja 14.Dunkirk

Bring Your Own Book  

Bring Your Own Book is a game where bring their own books, then search those books for phrases to take out of context. This week we test it out with Tom Phillip (GQ), Laura Lane (This Is Why You’re Single), Henry Goldman (Buzzfeed News), and Dan Gurewitch (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver).

Blade 2 w/ Jon Gabrus  

Jon Gabrus stops by to discuss one of Jeff's all-time favorite movies, Blade 2. Check out Gabrus’ podcast High & Mighty where, last week, we discussed Blade 1 (which is pretty good, but not as good as Blade 2).

Pizza News w/ Scott from Scott's Pizza Tour  

Scott from Scott's Pizza Tour returns to talk about what he's been up to and the latest trends in pizza (including cup & char pepperoni).

Marijuana Testing at Lightscale Labs  

Justin Ouellette has worked as a photographer, designer, and software engineer. But now he's founded Lightscale Labs, a marijuana testing lab in Oregon. Here, he explains how and why.

Pencils, Erasers, and Sharpeners w/ CW Pencil Enterprise  

Caitlin and Caroline from CW Pencil Enterprise explain everything you always wanted to know about pencils, and also some stuff you didn't know that you wanted to know.

Space Camp w/ Chase Mitchell + Pat Cassels  

Chase Mitchell is a comedian who has written for The Tonight Show but before that, as a kid, he went to Space Camp. Here he tells his tale. With guest cohost Pat Cassels!

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 - https://www.youtube.com/user/zachmonky

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 - https://www.youtube.com/user/JayFunkY

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