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COLIN // @colin13

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63: It's A-MAIZE-ing!

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(Let's see how many corn puns we can fit in this episode description) Ah shucks! So many kernels of facts in this husky episode about corn. Let's stalk the whereabouts of this golden plant: from car parts to Doritos, from liquor to Beavis & Butthead. Enter the freaky world of corn reproduction and find out the real reason behind corned beef's name. Smile from ear to ear as we explore the corny universe of pick-up lines.

ALSO: Fictional language quiz, and Dana's big game debut!

RUNTIME: 43 minutes 23 seconds


Featured Interlude Music:

"Cornbread & Butter Beans" by Carolina Chocolate Drops  Amazon | iTunes 



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Reader Comments (12)

Here's a kernel of truth for you: "Good Job, Brain!" is my weekly quiz show and offbeat trivia podcast. You'd butter believe it, orville you? I love lending an ear every week, and I've even started listening to old episodes on long car rides (I was using 10% ethanol gasoline? I...I don't really have a corn pun here... Shucks).

May 29, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEvan

Um actually...

A Contraction is not a shortened form of A word, but rather a shortening of two words.

May 29, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterxray

So glad to have an episode without Colin. Its a bit tiring hearing him interject on everything. It was nice to hear the others talk without him dominating conversation and seeming as if he knows everything, when often he doesnt. Thank goodness

June 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEddie

Yes, Eddie. Yes.

June 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJesse

Dana forgot to mention what the acronymic Korn song, ADIDAS, stands for.
“All Day I Dream About Sex”.

Holy sh--, Dana and Chris are killing me with the alternate pickup lines.

June 7, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterHenning

Yes, Eddie and Jessie. Yes.

October 15, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterME

I love GJB!!¡!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!¡!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!¡!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!¡!!!!!!!!!!!!!¡

December 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMax

I love this article and from this article we can get very much useful information. As mentioned here about car parts it is important to consider one thing that the parts are in good condition because any faulty part can lead to severe problem. So, to stay safe we have to drive safe and have to avoid faulty car parts and when needed have to go for a good car repair center and have to change the car parts from there.

February 15, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRobin Smith

Every body, from my point view love corn and yes, as mentioned here we have to find out the real reason behind corned beef's name. Also, here mentioned about car parts. So, I am going to mention here an incident of mine about car parts. Once, during the repair of my car the repair center had replaced my car part with an old part that seems to be correct but, after some kilometers of run the part not function properly and I was very close to an accident. So, when we are supposed to repair our car it is preferable to go for a repair center near to the locality and check all parts and ask for a new part not an old part to avoid such type of car related issues and problems. I have searched a good repair center whose url I am going to place here that you can go for. The url is . Because, of the vehicles our environment is getting more carbon dioxide gas and gets polluted and also for industrialization purpose we are cutting trees. So, it is better to do more plantation so that a proper balance will stay maintained because, trees provide oxygen and reduce the level of carbon dioxide.

February 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLuke Orelley

Here is a great pickup line that I have heard: "Girl, Lets make like fabric softener and Snuggle!"

July 29, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSami

I have a pick-up line that a boss of mine jokingly used on me, and it totally made me blush (it's all in the delivery):
"Did we ever have a class together? Because I could have sworn we had Chemistry."

June 3, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterAnna Lu

Thanks for providing us latest songs.

August 21, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterMechzon

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