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Aug 30, 2019

Writer Dan O'Sullivan joins Bill to talk about the rightwing radicalization of young white men via the Internet, citing his own history as an angry online kid. That, general politics, and more, including an appreciation of the underrated Kids in the Hall and their.... Art.


Aug 23, 2019

A talk with brilliant veteran comedy writer (and Bill's college pal) John Levenstein, creator of the Netflix special FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER'S MONSTER, FRANKENSTEIN, which stars David Harbour. John has been a writer for some of the best comedy TV has ever produced: ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, KROLL SHOW, SILICON VALLEY,...


Aug 21, 2019

Funhouse regular Joseph Scrimshaw is a lifelong Star Wars fan, expert and host of the Force Center podcast about all things Starwarsian. Bill is a Star Wars agnostic at best. Can these two unlikely allies team up to explain the enduring popularity of the Star Warsiverse? Stay tuned! A deep culture dive with lots of...


Aug 16, 2019

Super-popular video essayist Lindsay Ellis is back on Funhouse to talk about her Hugo Award nomination for The Hobbit Duology, which she created with Angelina Meehan. Before Lindsay heads off to Ireland for the ceremony this week, she and Bill -- both fans of the LOTR movies -- chat about this fascinating...


Aug 13, 2019

Bill talks with drummer Tony Thaxton of the band Motion City Soundtrack, who are gearing up for another reunion tour in 2020. They also chat about Tony's cool new podcast Bizarre Albums, which does brief but deep dives into those strange albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. The Return...