Don't Deny Your Chum a Bum

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On this week's podcast, James and I argue about ownership of a joke that wasn't even funny, sigh about the ridiculous marriage ads in Australia claiming that gay marriage will abolish Christmas, and sing some folk music. We also dive into Scrumpty Western music and plump up some donut holes.

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Steel Beefalo of the Nightmare World

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We're back, baby, with a brand new Defining Marriage and some fresh nonsense from James. Australia is launching into the plebiscite, kind of, and it's triggered some truly terrible TV ads. The Drag Queens have journeyed into a Dungeon, Malta gets gay marriage this week, and Bermuda is being menaced by a man named Wayne Furbert.

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Aftertaste of Tomorrow

A chilly hello from Reykjavik, city of the future! I'm recording from a drizzly city square this week, preparing to reunite with James at the end of my long strange journey through deepest Europe. We have some news about Baldur's Gate and a bald man's pate, as well as the decline of American civilization -- which, let's be honest, was never much of a prize pig. Also in the news is a hasty conclusion (we hope) to the marriage fight in Australia, and Captain Planet's brave stance against the forces of hate.

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Newly Dead Game

What a tangled web of nonsense we weave this week! I'm loitering about London before heading off to Iceland, while James swelters in the Seattle summer. Haiti has banned marriage equality, while a weird official in South Carolina is doing his best to stop queers from having domestic violence protection. Oh brother. And on top of everything, I can't tell the difference between Slash and Dr. Teeth from the Muppets.

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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A Damp Swaddle in the Swath of Night

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We have a special guest this week! Ulli Köppe went to see German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak on a panel a few weeks ago, and on the spur of the moment asked her during the Q&A when he'd be able to marry his boyfriend. To everyone's surprise -- especially Ulli's -- she answered that a vote on marriage equality would happen right away. And then it did. And then marriage was legalized. Just like that, Ulli found himself having changed the lives of millions of queer Germans for the better. We chat about that experience, the moment he realized just what he'd done, and what his plans for marriage are now.

And then we get into the silly business as usual: James and I joke around about my time in Europe, about Thor, and about Eartha Kitt. The marriage news of the week is a bit dire: a terribly anti-gay judge just got confirmed for life, a guy who objected to the children of same-sex parents being able to get passports. Ugh. Also, my nipples are briefly mentioned on this week's episode, so you're welcome, world. 

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Mummy Overalls

This week on Defining Marriage, we've reached goat marriage at last: I've journeyed to a farm and met some animals and ate their cheese, and if that's not marriage what is? Elizabeth Warren wants to issue a tax refund to all the gay couples who had to pay extra taxes for years, but is this reallllllly a good idea?

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Devil's Bicycle

On this week's Defining Marriage, we take a stroll through a dinosaur palace, and a trip down memory lane on a scooter from the 1980s that is a bicycle seat with wheels. We have tidbits of marriage from Europe and hot gossip about Kim Davis -- can you believe her name is still coming up?

 

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Porky the Pumpkin

We're back! On this week's episode of the Defining Marriage podcast, we pick right back up with a rousing game of What's His Name, and I probe the depths of the animal kingdom for Bruce something, you know, the football guy. James has been having cuddle dreams, and Germany has been sobbing quietly and winning the freedom to marry. Plus: the latest from the sewers of Paris, the actual sewers, not the podcast.

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Salami Tactics Advance

This week I'm reporting from Amsterdam ... that Amsterdam is very pretty. We have a salami marriage in Switzerland, James designs video games about Grace Jones, and it's the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia. Congratulations to everyone!

Music:
In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Copin' with Copenhagen

It's an inter-continental edition of the Defining Marriage podcast this week, with James back in Seattle and me sailing off to Europe for the summer. I share a harrowing tale of bicycles and fish, and we take a breath of relief that it's been a slow week for marriage news (aside from that whole thing about the United Kingdom getting a whole new government). Plus: pig scrying.

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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These Have Always Brought me Luck

I'm back from Chicago, and this week's episode is a brief interlude before my rainbow tour to Europe. We talk to riding a train to a pup romp, how I nearly became a go-go dancer without realizing it, and about Chile's gay-marriage train. 

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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You Look Just Like the Commish

I'm on the road again, recording this week's Defining Marriage podcast with Jim and Michaela in Chicago while I visit for IML. In marriage news, we have a huge victory in Taiwan; and in other news, Michaela was once convinced that The Commish was her father.

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Max the Hedgehog in the Dracula Parade

On this week's episode of Defining Marriage: we investigate some original sins, from pancakes to grandmas. The Church of Scotland is going to decide whether to honor same-sex marriages, and James makes a heavily-accented guess about how that will go. We have the latest news about Carly Rae Jansport and Australia's impatient patients.

 

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Chimp, the Chump, and the Chomp

On this week's podcast, there's a plausible size difference (and a few implausible ones), as well as more cake quibbles. A cat and a dog have gotten married for reasons that are not entirely clear, and James has a new drag character based on another drag character that does not actually exist. All that, plus a bearracuda, a giant finger, and that famous aphorism, "when you're on a love boat, anything goes."

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Man Root of All Evil

This week on the Defining Marriage podcast, we count our hands and feet; Ireland ponders marriage, and we celebrate good times come on in Bermuda. There's a conspiracy afoot involving the equals sign, and pastries running for president of France. All this, plus James going "HA" a lot.

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Youth of America Need to Exfoliate

Defining Marriage hits the road this week: I'm down in LA for DragCon while James manages the farm back in Seattle. So my guest is the delightful H. Alan Scott, which whom I discuss NOM's upcoming march for marriage (or more accurately, march to stop marriage). Also on the agenda this week is the $600,000 that Texas will have to pay out for try to stop marriage, and also a critical look at how Bernadette Peters in Gypsy is like Roger Moore in the Bond films.

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Slime Confessions with Matthew

On this week's episode of the podcast, we're going above, beyond, and beneath various ultra-vixens. North Carolina thinks they can just declare the Supreme Court is "null and void," which is dumb; and the Falklands are holding a Rainbow Fun Day, which is delightful. We also discuss characters that cross over between the story of Easter, Bewitched, and Les Miserables.

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Christine Ebersole is my Mother the Car

On this week's podcast: we play "What's Her Name" with a seagull, and revisit the pizzeria what won't cater a gay wedding. Barry Manilow is gay and married (still), and Quantas wants to put a ring on it.

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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The Widow of the Web

 

This week on the podcast: James laments the Widow of the Web, while I have no idea who that is. We get an apology from a British gnome who opposed marriage equality, and hear from some Tennessee Beavers who only believe in "natural marriage." And we also fret a bit about Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee who spells bad news for equal rights.

 

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Bathroom Bill as Played by Ellen Burstyn

On this week's podcast, Ellen's Burstyn out all over as James descends into a sleepy madness. I confess a dream of clowns, and we debate the true meaning of marriage extortion. We conclude with a mystery of faith, and a wedding overseen by a pig.

Music:

In Your Arms Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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