The JV Club with Janet Varney

Take a deep dive into underwater civilizations… and into the adventurous life of the very talented actor/comedian/writer Nalini Sharma! Find out if gemstones protect you from harm! Think about what belongings you’d save from a fire! Find out that you might surprise yourself if you actually had to do just that!

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Direct download: JVC361_200220.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:06pm PST

Put down that Stephen King book and enjoy to this episode of The JV Club with the awesome Keisha Zollar (Netflix’s “Astronomy Club”), whose history of multiple moves and a challenging health situation in her teens made her the badass she is today! Plus! Find out what the one and only Abraham Lincoln had to say to Keisha during their in-depth conversation! 

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

 
 
Direct download: JVC360_200212.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Maybe a record-breaking length for a single episode? And this conversation with comedian Nori Reed is worth every minute! Join Nori and JV for a deep-dive into subjects from the silly to the heartbreaking, with lots and LOTS of g-o-l-d GOLD!

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Direct download: JVC361_200206.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm PST

Make some room at your lunch table for comedian Helen Hong (Go Fact Yourself) and delight in stories of potato knishes, disappearing rabbits, and someone who actually loves “Cats."

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Direct download: JVC360_200129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

The delightful Jamie Loftus (The Bechdel Cast) joins JV to talk real-life SORTING HOUSES (!), band instrument hierarchy, Algebra-Hacky Sack-Juggalos. Also, I had to look up how to spell “hacky sack” but already knew how to spell “juggalo,” which means something but who knows what.

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Direct download: JVC359_190123.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm PST

Allie Goertz, the other half of the Round Springfield podcast, joins JV for a chat about regional accents that aren’t what they seem, cheddar cheese powder, and what it’s like to move all the way to “LA City!”

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Direct download: JVC358_200115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Today! Discover the one time you should trust strangers with candy (okay, yes, we are talking about the tv show) in this episode with Max Fun friend and podcaster, Julia Prescott! (From the "Round Springfield" podcast) Plus: Hot Topic Goth, Ska and much more!

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Direct download: JVC357_200108.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Doughnuts, Cigarettes, and Hot Sauce, Oh My! It’s a rerun of the episode with Emily Gordon (The Indoor Kids), chock-full of fond remembrances of first kisses, My So Called Life, and the once-pervasive Manic Panic hair dye, the use of which apparently makes you a communist. This week’s bonus: Theories on how hot dogs got their name.

This episode first aired in 2013.

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Produced by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun

Direct download: JVC355_200101.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

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