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Judge John Hodgman

515 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 20 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 6.3K ratings

John Hodgman's Today in the Past podcast is now The Judge John Hodgman Podcast. Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge. If you'd like John Hodgman to solve your pressing issue, simply email it, along with your phone number, to [email protected] THAT IS ALL.

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Episodes

This Illustrated Man

April 21, 2021 18:22 - 1 hour - 56.8 MB

It's time to clear the docket! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse talk about tattoos, chalkboards, dinner time, bad neighbors, jungle cats, and more! Plus a letter from a veterinarian about Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches!  LINKS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: "Danse Russe" by William Carlos Williams It Feels Good to Be Yourself by Theresa Thorn

A Donut of One's Own

April 14, 2021 20:46 - 1 hour - 74.3 MB

Bailiff Jesse Thorn is out this week so Guest Bailiff (or new judge?) Josh Gondelman fills in! He and Judge Hodgman talk about shortcuts, donuts, fantasy realms, mad scientists, ice cream, and much more! Huge thanks to Josh for joining us! Make sure to check out his podcast Make My Day wherever you get podcasts. His delightful book of essays Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results wherever books are sold!

What Half Man Wrought

April 07, 2021 20:08 - 1 hour - 69.3 MB

Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn clear the docket! They talk about Jeopardy, a joke from the movie Trading Places, stops on road trips, and a new segment "FRANKENSTEIN OR NO?" Plus Friend of the Court Elliott Kalan (The Flop House) calls in to help judge a case! MaxFunDrive is coming! Do you have a story about what JJHO means to you? We may feature your story in an upcoming episode. If you want to share, email [email protected] or call (323) 601-8719!

Litter Crime

March 31, 2021 20:54 - 1 hour - 69 MB

Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers to clear the docket. They discuss the rules of Rock, Paper, Scissors, Appalachian turns of phrase, and cooking. Plus, we seek a ruling from the Court's Official Automobile Expert Rhea Butcher. And a new segment: Juvenile Court! Links discussed in this episode: The instagram account for Chanell Crichlow (PitchBlak Brass Band), a Friend of the Court and amazing tuba player The live episode of JJHo featuring musical guest Jean Grae s...

My Own Avocado Creation

March 24, 2021 19:04 - 1 hour - 64.2 MB

Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse are clearing the docket! They talk about how to pronounce the word "crayon," smart home assistants, naming a child after the month in which they are born, sleeping in outside clothes, and a letter from a child about making their own avocado toast! Plus a quick round of DRACULA OR NO? and much more! MaxFunDrive is coming! Do you have a story about what JJHO means to you? We may feature your story in an upcoming episode. If you want to share, email memberstorie...

Send Podcasts, Lobster Roll

March 17, 2021 19:47 - 1 hour - 62 MB

Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers to clear that docket! Does a 90s Subaru Impreza look like Christian Slater? Can an adult compel their parent to try guacamole? Plus saying good night, sleeping in separate rooms, a verdict from a beloved podcaster/bassoonist and more! MaxFunDrive is coming! Do you have a story about what JJHO means to you? We may feature your story in an upcoming episode. If you want to share, email [email protected] or call (323) 601-871...

Logging a Case in A-pellet Court

March 10, 2021 22:49 - 1 hour - 64.1 MB

Luke files suit against his wife, Alaina. They live in an old, converted schoolhouse in Vermont and heat their home using a wood stove. Luke loves the wood stove, but Alaina would like to replace it with a stove that burns pellets instead. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Links discussed in this episode: Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way by Lars Mytting The YouTube video from Embers Fireplaces & Outdoor Living about Wood Stoves vs Pellet Stoves FREE SPIRIT...

The Crumble One

March 03, 2021 19:36 - 1 hour - 62.9 MB

It's our final wintertime rollicking docket clearing episode! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse bid a farewell for now to Joel Mann the Mole Man, and his studio at WERU in Orland, Maine. They talk about ghosts, pineapple on pizza, valuable trading cards, Phish, and much more! Plus a 90 second episode of JJHo written by a neural network! LINKS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: George Saunders' new book A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and ...

The J Squad and Lil Monte

February 24, 2021 22:56 - 1 hour - 64.2 MB

It's Extra Bailiff Day with Summertime Fun Time Bailiff Monte Belmonte! In the winter! Monte joins Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse in chambers to discuss mini golf, joke origins, winter layering, local TV stations, child names, and the return of the hit segment DRACULA OR NO! LINKS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: Spicy Pony Head by Kasper Hauser Dogsledder Blair Braverman's Twitter thread about suiting up for Winter weather Dana Hersey of Channel 38's The Movie Loft KOFY TV 20 San Francisco ...

There's No Southwest in Space

February 17, 2021 23:36 - 1 hour - 55.9 MB

The docket is full of cases and there is only one justice team to clear it! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse discuss what counts as dating, duets, grand strategy space simulators, and much more! 

The Maine of Breakfast Cereals

February 10, 2021 22:03 - 1 hour - 56.9 MB

We are continuing to clear the docket! Disputes about how to pronounce "vegan" and "drawer," when to clear the snow from the sidewalk, scheduling a Roomba, Cheez-Its vs Cheese Nips, and much more! Plus a new Dracula-related segment! As mentioned on the show, here's that video by Carlos Medina, "Are you a Drakula or no??":   

My Wife Likes it With Peaches

February 03, 2021 21:43 - 1 hour - 61.9 MB

Judge Hodgman's chambers have been too rollicking! This episode, we are committed to less rollicking and more justice! We discuss kids' poop talk, abandoned laundry, half finished fruit, wedge salads, dead ends, and a ruling from Merriam-Webster on how many holes there are in a straw.

Forensic Mom and Unnamed Creepout Boy

January 27, 2021 21:29 - 1 hour - 58.3 MB

The rollicking times continue in the Court's Chambers as we clear the docket! The number of holes in a straw, homemade washcloths, Philadelphia sports fandom, Bioshock, and much more! Plus the possible conclusion of the segment CREEPY COOL BABIES and a brand new old timey ragtime tune! If you want to check out our pal Aidan's video response to JJHo Harvester of Souls chat, visit bit.ly/soulharvesternumberone. And make sure to listen to Friend of the Court Mark McConville's podcast MASCOTS!

Willy and Nilly

January 20, 2021 16:00 - 1 hour - 64.5 MB

We are clearing the docket this week with Friend of the Court Josh Gondelman! Scraping food scraps, kingmaking, office supply stealing, and much more! Plus more of the segment CREEPY COOL BABIES! Huge thanks to Josh for joining us this week! He's on Twitter @JoshGondelman. His podcast Make My Day is available wherever you listen to podcasts, and make sure to read his book of essays Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results!  

You Can't Stop Justice

January 13, 2021 20:37 - 1 hour - 81.8 MB

It's our 500th episode! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse discuss skipping TV intros, accidentally finding jewelry, an appeal about distaste for fruit, buy nothing groups on Facebook, and the premiere of a new mashup track called "Nub Court!" Plus we hear from the litigants from our first ever case on Jordan, Jesse, Go! "Is Chili a Soup?" and the brothers from Episode 165: Wake Me Up Before You Go Bro! LINKS DISCUSSED IN THE EPISODE: Buy Justin and Sydnee McElroy's book, The Sawbones Book: T...

Maine's Holiday Boy

January 06, 2021 22:38 - 1 hour - 62.2 MB

Happy New Year! The rollicking times continue as we kick off the year with a docket clearing. Scattergories, dishwashing drain gunk, listening to podcasts during dinner, our proprietary segment Cool Babies, and more!

A Rollicking Docket

December 30, 2020 16:00 - 1 hour - 61.1 MB

It's the end of the year and we are clearing the docket! Fruit, fake accents, popcorn popping techniques, eating soup from the can, a clicky keyboard rave track, and a rollicking, good time! LINKS DISCUSSED IN THE EPISODE: Questlove's Popcorn Seasoning Set for Williams Sonoma Questlove on Instagram The Clicky Keyboard Rave Track by Chase Watkins instagram.com/josiemorway

Taking This Week Off!

December 23, 2020 20:50 - 32 seconds - 1.42 MB

We are taking the week off! If you want to get into the holiday mood with some JUSTICE, we have a huge archive of holiday-related episodes for your enjoyment. Take a listen to one of these and have a great week! We'll be back next week with more justice! Episode 8: TO TREE OR NOT TO TREE Episode 88: PROBABLE CLAUS Episode 89: AWAY WITH THE MANGER Episode 139: THE JUDGE JOHN HODGMAN HOLIDAY SPECIAL Episode 189: IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHAMBERS Episode 214: THE SANTA SUIT Epis...

Grocery Store Quilts

December 16, 2020 21:29 - 1 hour - 60.3 MB

There's more on the docket that needs to be cleared! Tucking in blankets whilst bedmaking, ice cream sandwich bread, Game of Thrones series finale thoughts, bagel consumption, and more! Plus toddler questions in a new segment and a farewell to Leafy, the leaf blower outside Jesse's house. Links discussed in the episode:  Don’t Tell Ken Burns Quilts Are Quaint -- The New York Times Cable Car Bell Ringing Competition in San Francisco Video of Cable Car Bell Ringing contestants The Fandom ...

A Gallon of Scallops

December 09, 2020 19:09 - 57 minutes - 53.7 MB

Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse clear the docket! Pet parents, "cheersing," tonic water, and the answer to the age old question, "Is butt leg?" Plus an off season appearance by Joel Mann, Program and Operations Manager at WERU Community Radio in Orland Maine, and some new drama with our old pandemic pal Leafie! Links discussed in the episode:  CHiPS, the Park Slope organization that provides meals to hungry Brooklynites Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Emmaus Homeless Shelter in Ellsworth,...

Jean's Heat Lamp Terrarium

December 02, 2020 19:41 - 1 hour - 64.6 MB

The winter solstice is approaching and it's getting cold! We have a docket full of holiday and wintery disputes to clear. Luckily, we have guest Jean Grae in chambers with us to clear that docket. Nativity scene setups, colorful fiber optic Christmas trees, home heating, lottery scratch offs, and more! Here are the links discussed in the episode: Follow Jean Grae on Twitter, Instagram, and Bandcamp! The Kasper Hauser Comedy Podcast Hammacher Schlemmer: play along with the Court and decid...

Cat-or-Dogical Imperative

November 25, 2020 20:16 - 1 hour - 57.3 MB

Alan files suit against his wife, Elaine. Alan thinks their cat, Muffin, needs a companion. He’d like to get another cat. Elaine, however, would prefer adding a dog to their family. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Links discussed in this episode: WendyCarlos.com The clip of Wendy Carlos that served as backup Obscure Cultural Reference Thank you to Andrew Eppler Zindell for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put ...

Mr. Clicky Keys

November 18, 2020 19:42 - 1 hour - 61.1 MB

This week, we're clearing the docket! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse discuss eating leftovers for lunch, picking up baby items with one's toes, cast iron pan hoards, and eating at morally questionable restaurants. LINKS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE: The ad from 1984 that convinced a young Judge Hodgman to get a Mac Judge Hodgman's appearance on Justin Long's podcast LIFE IS SHORT Marcella Hazan's bolognese bit.ly/CALLGEORGIA: Join Judge Hodgman via Zoom on November 22, making calls to Geo...

The Gentleman Leaf Thief

November 11, 2020 18:29 - 1 hour - 73.4 MB

This week we have Friends of the Court Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark in chambers to help clear the docket! They talk about distances, leaf collecting, consuming blood, and snacking on leftovers. Plus a letter from a Gen Z listener about books! Josh and Chuck are the hosts of the smash hit podcast STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW! They are also the writers of the forthcoming book STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things. It will be released on November 24 but it's avai...

Die Flederhaus

November 04, 2020 17:53 - 40 minutes - 43.6 MB

CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains an extremely brief mention of SARS and respiratory disease from 17:40-18:32. This week we are revisiting a courtroom classic with a rerun of the beloved BAT BROTHERS episode!  Brothers Adam and Noah share a home bought out of foreclosure. They are slowly fixing up the house together and the monthly payment is cheap, but it comes at a cost: bats! The webbed-winged creatures seem to be entering the house through the cracks in the unfinished roof of the ...

An Ampersand-Lopez Goof Party

October 28, 2020 15:00 - 1 hour - 67.5 MB

It's time to clear the docket! Songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (FROZEN, COCO)  help with an important FROZEN 2 related dispute! They also weigh in on cases about continuity errors and group text chat participation. And much, much more! Here are some links to topics and references from the episode: Kristen and Bobby excited for Marshall Curry's Oscar win (you can find them at the end of the clip) IMDB's Goof Submission Page Make sure to watch Judge Hodgman and David Re...

Mr. Commode's Wild Ride

October 21, 2020 19:36 - 1 hour - 57.2 MB

Lauren files suit against her mother, Cheri. When Cheri dies, she says she would like her ashes flushed down a toilet at Disney World, so her remains are recycled with the water used for the flowers in the parks. Lauren is opposed! Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Thank you to Chris Nuber for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

The Doctorow Doctrine

October 14, 2020 20:03 - 1 hour - 71 MB

Cory Doctorow joins Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse as they clear the docket! They discuss splitting the internet bill, operating system updates, pajamas on planes, playing acapella gospel music, GPS navigation, and spoilers! Cory's new book Attack Surface is OUT NOW! It's available wherever you get your books! Check out Cory's website craphound.com for info on where to download the audio book, which is narrated by Amber Benson! To check out Cory's virtual book tour, visit tinyurl.com/goget...

Brush with the Law

October 07, 2020 20:37 - 1 hour - 56.9 MB

Sheila files suit against her sister, Elyse. Sheila would like to paint the shed at their parents house. But Elyse doesn’t like the color scheme that Sheila picked out! Sheila says that since it was her idea to paint in the first place, she should get to pick the colors. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Thank you to Luke Seemann for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Tippecanoe and Zelda Too

September 30, 2020 19:48 - 1 hour - 59.6 MB

Time to clear the docket! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse discuss buttered popcorn Jelly Bellys, kayaking with dogs, Bob Marley lyrics, Zelda, leaving drinking glasses around the house, mask sharing, and the differences between sports and games.

Corn Husk Dolls and Pumpkinheads

September 23, 2020 20:03 - 52 minutes - 49.3 MB

Time to clear the docket! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse discuss card game etiquette, tea bags in the garbage disposal, taco night, hat problems, waking up one's significant other, and jorts.

Fun With Words and Lexicographer Emily Brewster

September 16, 2020 18:44 - 1 hour - 58.2 MB

Lexicographer Emily Brewster is back to settle some word related disputes! Word origins, uses, pronunciations, and much more! Emily's the host of Merriam-Webster's new podcast Word Matters. She and other Merriam-Webster editors challenge supposed grammar rules, uncover surprising word origins, and peek behind the curtain at the hidden weirdness of the English language. It's is available wherever you get podcasts. Here are the links Judge Hodgman mentioned this week: bit.ly/gogetemmeg bit...

Here's the Story

September 09, 2020 18:58 - 1 hour - 58.6 MB

Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are clearing the docket this week! They talk about pizza slices, coffee shop etiquette, asking about obvious injuries, bedroom furniture, and drinkware! Here are the links that Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse discussed: The Serious Eats list of regional pizza types: http://bit.ly/samiswrong "The Life and Death of Pizza and Pipes" from Taste Cooking Evander Berry Wall "The Seven Things You're Not Supposed to Talk About" on This American Life: bi...

Cobb Salad With Alan Ruck

September 02, 2020 19:29 - 1 hour - 55.9 MB

It's time to clear the docket! This week, Helen Zaltzman (The Allusionist, Veronica Mars Investigations) joins Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse to discuss Alan Ruck, angry customer service letters, audiobooks, soap conservation, cemetery walks, anonymous letters, and more!

Contempt of Torte

August 26, 2020 19:26 - 1 hour - 58 MB

Matt files suit against his wife, Bryn. Bryn loves to bake cakes and Matt can't stop eating them. He would like her to bake fewer cakes or get them out of the house. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Huge thanks to Joel Mann at WERU for providing the Judge's summertime chambers again this year! You can find WERU on the airwaves at 89.9 FM in Midcoast, Downeast & Central Maine and on the web at WERU.org. They are currently running their Solar Powered Membership Drive to "Celebrate WERU’s fine progra...

Neverlandmark Case

August 19, 2020 15:00 - 1 hour - 58.7 MB

Jessie files suit against her husband, Ryan. During a past relationship, Ryan’s ex-girlfriend made him a Peter Pan themed painting and he still has it. Jessie wants to get rid of the painting, but Ryan can’t bring himself to do it. Who's right? Who's wrong? Thank you to Alex Butschli for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

The Shears Club

August 12, 2020 17:26 - 56 minutes - 52.8 MB

This week, Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn clear the docket! They talk about electric vehicle obsession, using scissors to cut food, roads without sidewalks, betting against your preferred candidates, and grocery lists. Plus an update from Britton and Jackson from Episode 402: Double Histameanor!

Animal Crossing Examination

August 05, 2020 18:13 - 1 hour - 62.9 MB

Kelly brings the case against her wife, Maureen. They both play the video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Kelly says that Maureen is adept at earning bells, which is the game’s currency. Kelly would like Maureen to share her profits, but Maureen is opposed. Who's right? Who's wrong? It's the final week of MaxFunDrive! Thank you so much to everyone who has become a member, boosted or upgraded their membership, remained a member, and spread the word! Every little bit helps and we are so a...

Birthday Parties to the Dispute

July 29, 2020 20:49 - 1 hour - 66.1 MB

Ann brings the case against her husband, Kevin. Ann says that Kevin is too judgmental about how she celebrates her birthday. He says that he doesn’t have a problem with birthday celebrations. He just thinks that her side of the family makes too big a deal out of them! Who's right? Who's wrong? MaxFunDrive is still plugging along! Thank you to ALL of our members for making this show possible. If you want to join them, visit maximumfun.org/join! Thank you to Rebe Staines for naming this week...

Vampirical Evidence

July 22, 2020 19:47 - 1 hour - 64.3 MB

Heather refuses to watch the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Bethany says that since they love the show, they should watch the final season to fully appreciate it. Who's right? Who's wrong? With Expert Witness Jane Espenson! It's the second week of the MaxFunDrive! Thank you to all of our members for making this show possible. If you want to join them, visit maximumfun.org/join! Thank you to Kathleen O'Donnell for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, ...

You Can't Acquit With Us

July 15, 2020 19:18 - 1 hour - 73.3 MB

Stephanie files suit against her younger sister Ashley. As kids, they both created clubs with their friends and excluded each other. Stephanie believes that Ashley started her club first, excluding Stephanie and sparking this years' long dispute. Ashley disagrees. Stephanie would now like to be retroactively inducted into Ashley's childhood club. Who's right? Who's wrong?  It's MaxFunDrive! Thank you to all of our members for continuing to keep the show going. If you'd like to become a memb...

Office Supply Caper

July 08, 2020 14:30 - 1 hour - 60.2 MB

It's time to clear the docket! Guest Host David Rees and Judge John Hodgman discuss chocolate choices, book burning, ice cream scooping, bread heels, and pencils. Make sure you check out David and Judge Hodgman's new animated show DICKTOWN, which is part of FXX's CAKE, a short-form comedy block. It premieres Thursday July 9, 2020 and will be available the next day on FXX on Hulu. David has another show premiering on CAKE, and it's called MY NEW FIGHTING TECHNIQUE IS UNSTOPPABLE. And don't f...

Trash Can Detective

July 01, 2020 16:26 - 1 hour - 56.7 MB

It's time to clear the docket! Guest Bailiff Tre'vell Anderson from FANTI joins the judge to discuss tickling, flatulence, dog walk conversation, stolen trash cans, loud neighbors, and strange apartment floor plans. Plus a letter from a listener about pies! Make sure to catch Tre'vell and their co-host Jarrett Hill every week on the podcast FANTI! Here is their Esquire piece on Pride, "Pride Has Always Been a Protest Against An Unjust System," that was discussed in the episode.

Dance Dance Resolution

June 24, 2020 17:56 - 58 minutes - 54.1 MB

C.W. brings the case against his husband, Jeff. C.W. loves to dance and wishes that Jeff would dance with him once in a while. But Jeff doesn’t like dancing at all and refuses to join C.W., even when they are alone at home! Who's right? Who's wrong? With Guest Bailiff Monte Belmonte! Thank you to Jill Graves for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

The Best of Weird Dads

June 17, 2020 21:12 - 1 hour - 76.6 MB

This week on the podcast, we are taking a trip down memory lane. That’s right, it’s a clip show! We thought it would be a great time to revisit some of our favorite Weird Dads. You won’t want to miss this charming episode full of corny jokes, specific systems, and odd habits. If you want to listen to full length versions of these Weird Dad episodes here they are: Episode 32: The Cow Beef Episode 244: Commedia della Morte Episode 265: Dad Nauseum Episode 144: Father Gnaws Beast Episode 3...

Judge of Sandwich, Massachusetts

June 10, 2020 20:53 - 1 hour - 60.7 MB

It's time for Summertime Guest Bailiff Monte Belmonte! Monte joins Judge Hodgman to clear the docket. They talk about mayo and lettuce on hot sandwiches, stealing church wifi, loud laughing in public, 20 Questions, and a letter about books as devices. Here are some of the links and books mentioned in the episode: bit.ly/GETYOURFRIENDS 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice bit.ly/JJHOTDOG The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo This Boo...

The Sponge Leaver's Wife

June 03, 2020 17:45 - 56 minutes - 53.1 MB

It's time again to clear the docket! Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn talk about pens, wearing shorts in the winter, leaving the sponge in the sink, and group texts. Plus another dispute from Melissa of Episode 394: Juris-diction against her dad, Mark, aka The Zero Coke Guy. Also a note from Rob Riggle about putting on his pants AFTER his shoes and socks! If you want to know more about Zombo.com, as mentioned in the episode, check out Bailiff Jesse's audio essay about it from his ...

Live From SF Sketchfest 2020

May 27, 2020 18:49 - 1 hour - 88.6 MB

This week's episode was recorded LIVE in San Francisco! First up is "Night Night Court." Noah is an early-to-bed, early-to-rise guy. His husband Kayden is a night owl. Kayden often stays up until 3 or 4 in the morning playing video games and sleeps in late. Noah wants him to wake up earlier. Then there's SWIFT JUSTICE: Airport pickup methods, an accidentally matching couple, and then a litigant brings a plagiarism dispute against HIMSELF! BIG thanks to the SF audience for your contributions...

Trash Action Lawsuit

May 20, 2020 20:04 - 1 hour - 58.2 MB

Kelly brings the case against her husband, Andrew. Their next door neighbors tend to leave their garbage cans at the curb for a long time after the trash collectors come through. Andrew wants to bring the neighbor's cans back to the house for them, but Kelly thinks it's too passive-aggressive for him to do so. With Guest Bailiff Jean Grae! Thank you to Logan Green for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put ou...

Right of Shirts Refusal

May 13, 2020 19:46 - 1 hour - 55.9 MB

Lana brings the case against her husband, Daniel. On their next family vacation, Lana wants her family of four to wear matching t-shirts. Daniel and the kids are opposed! Who's right? Who's wrong? Thank you to Megan Hodgkiss for naming this week’s case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

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