Jordan Morris joins the peaches to talk about the biblical story that somehow Dan always wants to spell “Sampson,” Samson. Meanwhile Dan advocates for all-hours masturbation, Elliott rewrites the hit film “Book Club,” Stuart gets all hyped up for the appearance of an old god, and Jordan talks about a tiny little MaxFun project that’s had absolutely no promotion.
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Movies recommended in this episode
The Painted Veil
L7: Pretend We’re Dead
A comely young widow named Ransom
Was ravished three times in a hansom.
When she cried out for more
A voice from the floor
Cried ‘My name is “Simpson”, not “Samson”.”
It’s evidently a Leadbelly song, but I know it via the Coasters.
And yes, Dan is right: in the English of the King James Bible, ‘corn’ was any kind of grain, or even something of similar size such as the corns of salt used to preserve beef, hence ‘corned beef’. When they encountered maïze, English colonists called it ‘Indian corn’, which we shortened to avoid giving them any credit. This has been “The Sporkful”, and now—
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I know you guys try to set a certain time limit but I laughed harder at this episode than I’ve laughed in a long time (Not to knock prior episodes or anything). So if you want to do more extended episodes, I wouldn’t be opposed, wink wink nudge nudge.
What is the author of the Reading the Bible book that Elliot mentioned?
Lovely episode, I don’t mind the lengthiness either