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Jul 24
Who would you like to hear on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show? I like to ask periodically. Above are the results from last time. I got 3 of these 4 and they’re all great episodes, so I thought it was time to ask again.
Answer and vote on other people’s answers here. I’ll also be checking on reblogs.

Who would you like to hear on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show? I like to ask periodically. Above are the results from last time. I got 3 of these 4 and they’re all great episodes, so I thought it was time to ask again.

Answer and vote on other people’s answers here. I’ll also be checking on reblogs.

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Jul 23

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Jul 19
streeter:

Are you the world’s saddest, loneliest person? Have I got a book for you!

streeter:

Are you the world’s saddest, loneliest person? Have I got a book for you!

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Jul 10
The lady doth protest too much, methinks

The lady doth protest too much, methinks

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Jul 8

“The first two years was just this fun thing we were  doing in our spare time. It was no different to us than making some weird zine at Kinkos or recording a crappy album on a 4-track. But for the first time ever, more than our friends were looking at it. Because it was on the Internet, we could gauge ‘Oh, people are watching this and they seem to like it, so maybe we’ll keep doing it.”

- Homestar Runner creator Matt Chapman on this week’s Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show

We also discuss where the show came from, what happened to it, and why it’s finally coming back. What could be better? Listen on iTunes or JeffRubinJeffRubinShow.com

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Jul 2

Guys Review Their First Spa Day

Women seem to like the spa, but do men? I made a video to investigate.

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Jun 15
Bird simulator - video here.
I’m ready for Oculus Rift.

Bird simulator - video here.

I’m ready for Oculus Rift.

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Jun 10

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, my guest is Mike Sacks. He wrote And Here’s The Kicker, one of my all-time favorite books and something anyone even kinda interested in comedy should read. His follow-up, Poking A Dead Frog, comes out June 24th.

In this episode, I ask Mike a lot of question about interviews. He suggests (sorta) that I start a feature where I ask follow-up questions and post them with the interview. I thought it’d be fun to do that here. Here’s two bonus questions I asked after the interview, and Mike’s responses - 

After interviewing so many people, do you feel obligated to do other people’s interviews?

I do, yes. Not sure “obligated” is the right word, but is it that difficult to talk on the phone for an hour or to sit at my desk and write out answers? Not very difficult. I worked retail for ten years, and that was more difficult. It’s kind of a pet-peeve of mine when I reach out for an interview request and never hear back. I don’t at all mind someone saying “no,” but when someone doesn’t get back at all, it kind of bothers me. Isn’t that part of your job, in a sense?

After conducting so many interviews, how does it feel to be on the other side?

It feel great. To prepare for an interview takes a tremendous amount of work (to do it right, anyway). On the other hand, to just sit and gab and answer someone else’s questions isn’t so difficult, especially when the interviewer is good. When it’s bad, it can be kind of annoying. Almost like going on a bad date. A lot of silences and uncomfortable small talk. But most of the time it’s great and fun. It’s like letting someone else drive for once, while you get to look out the window and daydream.

You can listen to Mike look out the window and daydream on iTunes or JeffRubinJeffRubinShow.com,

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Jun 9

Cuphead, a videogame that looks like a 1930’s cartoon. That’s different.

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Jun 3

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