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How to Ruin a Party

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This week we bring you four lessons on ruining a party: 

1. Over share - Paramedic Morgan Jones Phillips explains how he killed a party by talking about his job 

2. Put your foot down - Nobu Adilman tells us about putting the end to the craziest party of his youth 

3. Put your job on the Line - Canadian whistle blower Sylvie Therrien tells us why she blew the whistle on the federal government and the price she paid

4. Make a sign - Tina and Grayson Currin tell us how their Saturday chores include showing up at anti-abortion protests carrying hilarious signs, 



How to Live in Isolation

How to Live in Isolation
This week we bring you 4 lessons on how to live in isolation: 

1. Get 31 Friends - Comedian Nick Flanagan explains how to live in Los Angeles without a car

2. Take Off All Your Clothes - Adventurer Ed Stafford tells us how he survived alone on a desert Island for two months in the name of reality TV. 

3. Turn Your Cell into a Music Studio: musician Hugh Christopher Brown and Chaplin Kate Johnson talk about cutting an album with inmates in a prison in Kingston Ontario. 

4. Get a Fake ID - Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas talks about coming out as one of the most high profile undocumented workers in the United States. 

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How to Sell Out

How to Sell Out
This week we bring you four lessons on selling out:

1. Ask a Puppy: Eli Reiter tells us how a dog convinced him to leave politics 

2. Pretend Your Parents are Dead: Author Lionel Shriver explains why good writings requires selling out your family

3. Get a Press Pass: journalist Earl Caldwell tries to make sense of how one of the most prolific civil rights era photographers became an FBI informant 

4. Go Into Advertizing: Actor and ad man Andrew Dickson explains how to become a corporate sell out in just a few easy steps

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How To Pull A Fast One

How To Pull A Fast One
This week we bring you four lessons on pulling a fast one

1. Employ Your Dead Cat - Ben Goldacre  explains how he debunked the credentials of  a high-profile nutritionist using just an internet connection and a dead pet. 

2. Blame it On Brenda Walsh - Anna Chudnovsky pulled a prank in high school that still haunts her. When she sent a fake letter to a friend that he had been cast in the new Saved By the Bell TV series she didn't expect him to believe it. 

3. Dress Like a Robot - we sit down with Kembrew Mcleod, professor of communication studies at the University of Iowa, about the history of pranksterism and some of his own favourite pranks such as purchasing the trademark for "freedom of expression" 

4. Buy the Dog a Pair of Pants - The godfather of pranksters Alan Abel tells his story of punking Walter Cronkite with his fake organization The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals. 


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Take Our A-Hole Quiz

Take Our A-Hole Quiz
On this week's episode - How to Deal with People You Hate - Josh and Sarah sit down with Aaron James, UC Irvine political philosophy professor and author of Assholes, A Theory. Here's a quiz to help you determine which side of this particular fence you fall on.

Are you an a-hole?.....keep reading! 




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How to Deal With People You Hate (with quiz)

How to Deal With People You Hate (with quiz)
In this episode learn about the top four ways to deal with people you hate: 

1. Hold a Rally - Scott Garman tells us how he fought back against a group of neo-Nazis who tried to take over a small town in North Dakota

2. Keep your Myspace Account - Amanda Enayati shares her story of using modern day technology to track down the man who broke into her car 

3.Try Some Jujitsu - David McRaney  explains Benjamin Franklin's secret to making people who hate you change their mind 

4. Know Your Enemy - Aaron James, the author of A**holes: A Theory tells us how to spot an A-hole and what to do when you are confronted by one

Keep reading to take our A-hole Quiz

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