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The Podfathers is a podcast from Clem, Large, and Uncle Chaps from Barstool Sports breaking down the good, the bad, and the ugly of fatherhood. Other books and websites and podcasts have tried to explain what life as a new dad is like "from a dude's perspective." "As told by Guy's guys." or "from a mans perspective." They have all failed. Through their own personal experiences and brand of humor, the Podfathers help parents everywhere relate to the wild and crazy ride that is raising children.
 
In Alan Cumming's house you'll find some shelves. Well, lots of shelves in fact, and on these shelves are curiosities, rarities, and oddities, that Alan has collected throughout his varied and colourful career. Artefacts if you will from the museum of Alan's life. In each episode of this podcast Alan reaches for one of these items, to tell the story behind it, ruminating on the memories it brings up. However, Alan does not do this alone. His guests range from Cyndi Lauper and a pair of white ...
 
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The toy photography community is a diverse group, and there are some incredible veterans out there—folks who have long been into both toys and photography! But what about the newbie toy photographer? Where to even begin? Well, we created this special series just for you—and perhaps for those out there who haven’t forgotten what it’s like to be a be…
 
There’s subtle signs that can tell you if a person loves you, is lying to you or might be a threat. Body Language Expert Dr. Jack Brown is not only an expert at reading those signs, he can also teach you how to do it. We talk reading others’ body language, controlling your body language and why you should always trust your gut. Then, we countdown t…
 
Clem is living every Barstool blogger's worst nightmare, finding out his kid's teacher follows Barstool. The guys walk him through how to handle everything and also relish in elementary school kids no longer being assigned homework. Chaps discusses his legendary PB&J run continuing, Large is taking care of yet another wounded dog, and a listener as…
 
This week Alan is joined by his Manager Nikola, and old Personal Assistant Jimmy, to discuss a magical day at Sesame Street, and another one at Disneyland... Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he takes one of the …
 
From films and fetish work to cannabis, comedy and coffee, Alexis Fawx is an all-around entertainer and entrepreneur. We talk award-winning sex work, interesting foot fetish requests and more. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Birthdays. Alexis Fawx: 01:46ish Pointless: 23:55ish Top 5: 39:12ish www.alexisfawxlive.com (Alexis Fawx Website) www.twitter.co…
 
The boys are back breaking down the weirdest and wildest shit on the internet these days, including:- A principal in hot water for posting "satanic" symbols at an Iron Maiden show- A wedding photographer going rogue and deleting all of a couple's wedding photos on the big day because she didn't get a break- A spoiler free review of Squid Game at th…
 
The word "legend" gets thrown around a lot these days, but that's exactly what Marisa Berenson is. Marisa and Alan first worked together on broadway, and that is where the jar of jam comes in to play. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's …
 
Before digital platforms made putting songs together in playlists a breeze, many of us (of a certain age, perhaps) remember spending hours at a time carefully curating sets of songs and then recording them onto cassettes and passing them along to friends and loved ones. Ah, the classic mixtape—and the inspiration for the latest toy photography chal…
 
The first time he jumped he was hooked. Now, Cliff Jumper Jay Briggs travels the world looking for 100-foot cliffs and a rush of adrenaline. We talk freestyle cliff jumping, conquering fear and cannonballs. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Halloween Songs. Jay Briggs: 01:26ish Pointless: 27:06ish Top 5: 40:52ish https://www.instagram.com/brggsy (Jay Br…
 
Uncle Chaps returns from his #Masturbategate sanctioned hiatus on an action packed Podfathers. Large's family is dealing with dog attacks, driving tests, and a giant camera being shoved up the big man's ass. Chaps is saving the day and a shitload of money by being handy while Clem is taking his kids trick or treating on October 2nd.The guys also br…
 
This week Alan speaks with Christopher Brosius, a "nose". Yes Christopher is a perfumer and worked with Alan to create Cumming the Fragrance, Alan's very own celebrity perfume that toyed with the idea of celebrity endorsement. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and art…
 
John Grogan knows if you’re lying. As a professional Polygraph Examiner, he’s tested everyone from infamous criminals and celebrities, to cheating spouses and lying employees. We talk lie detector tests, how to tell if someone’s lying and the only way to beat a polygraph test. Then, we countdown the Top 5 TV Shows We’d Like to Be On. John Grogan: 0…
 
Due to last week's #Masturbategate scandal, we have another 2 man episode of Podfathers as the masturbation investigation concludes. The remaining Podfathers discuss going on weekend benders as dads, the art of tailgating as you age, the #DeviousLicks challenge causing chaos in schools around the country, Roald Dahl's fictional universe coming to N…
 
Today’s episode is an incredibly special episode - and not our usual fare either. Our guest today is the fabulous Chris Sweeney, filmmaker and podcaster, and host of the fantastic Homo Sapiens, alongside our very own Mr C. To mark Alan’s final episodes as host of Homo sapiens we have collaborated, and so what you’re about to hear is the first of a …
 
Part scientist, part artist. Allis Markham is one of the world’s premier Taxidermists. She specializes in bringing exotic animals back to life for museums and science centers. We talk Taxidermy, interesting animals and the growing science of Nassology. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Things You Should Always Keep. Allis Markham: 01:23ish Pointless: 29…
 
Uncle Chaps (likely begrudgingly) decided to join The Podfathers again this week in a jam packed, surprisingly super horny show. The fellas discuss:- The Texas mom who lost her mind due to books in her kids library that describe anal sex- The National Toy Museum announcing it's finalists for 2021, which includes Cabbage Patch Kids, pinatas, and SAN…
 
Joining Alan this week is Rosario Dawson! There's Josie and the Pussycats memories, but Rosario's musical endeavours do not end there... Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he takes one of the curiosities off his s…
 
Is what you see, really the way the world looks? As an Optical Physicist Dr. Greg Gbur studies that and more. We talk the latest in optical physics, the possibility of invisibility, coherence theory, meta materials and why movies are wrong about lasers. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Celebrities You Don’t Wanna Share a Name With. Dr. Greg Gbur: 01:51…
 
The Podfathers (2020 version) are back for another week of nonsense. On this week's episode, the guys:- Debate how a judge ruled a 43-year-old that lived with his parents was owed $30,000 after his dad threw away his porn collection- Bid farewell to comedic legend Norm Macdonald- Unveil a #Dadhack to get your kid's loose tooth out- Hop into the mai…
 
Susie and Andrew are two of Alan's best friends, and the three of them have been on many an adventure. What looked like a pony? Well you'll have to find out... Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he takes one of th…
 
If you’ve been watching any TV in the past year, chances are you’ve seen (or at least heard about) Marvel’s newest installments on Disney+: WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Solider, Loki, and it’s most recent offering, What If…? Now, you can get LEGO Marvel Collectible Minifigures to match your favorite shows and characters! But are they wort…
 
Etiquette is more than just being polite. It’s a code of behavior that can take you to the highest levels of personal and professional success. A code Etiquette Coach Kelley Yates (Lady Etiquette) can teach you. We talk proper etiquette, deportment and the secret habits of successful people. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Rude Things People Do. Lady …
 
It's school time for The Podfathers which means the guys are recording at all hours of the night to get a fresh episode right to your ear drums.On this week's episode the guys discuss:- Britney' Spears' dad agreeing to end her conservatorship - The Honor Roll being potentially ended leads to a deeeeeep, grown up discussion (for Barstool) about the …
 
Jane Krakowski and Alan go way back to the Stone Age baby. Fortunately for you what happens in Viva Rock Vegas does not stay in Viva Rock Vegas. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he takes one of the curiosities o…
 
Forget what you’ve seen on because Race Walking is nothing like what it seems. Robyn Stevens is a 14x National Champion who just got back from the Tokyo Olympics. We talk Race Walking, the secret to swinging your hips and getting annoyed at slow walkers. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Ways to Get Around. Robyn Stevens: 01:47ish Pointless: 28:36ish To…
 
This week's Podfathers was Clem's flu game but the #Podfam's fearless leader gutted through it to break down all the hottest topics in the parenting game, such as- The married couple that sent invoices to guests that no-showed their wedding- China limiting video game time for kids under 18- A whole bunch (and maybe too much) cicada talk- Which musi…
 
David Remfry is a fantastic artist, and brilliant friend of Alan's. Hear how the pair met, and how their relationship has flourished. We also get to hear some amazing stories from David's career. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life,…
 
Lexi Luna is a teacher. First she taught in schools, now she teaches on-camera. Educating men about sex and women about empowerment. Go behind the scenes as we talk adult films, OnlyFans and the secrets of pornography algorithms. Then, try not to get “caught” as we countdown and new Top 5. Lexi Luna: 01:53ish Pointless: 40:54ish Top 5: 56:44ish www…
 
After a few weeks apart, the Podfathers Big 3 are back together. Chaps checks in to share how positively the internet has reacted to his family's recent revelation, Large is getting a sandwich named after him, and the tensions at the Casa de Clem have officially started to ease.The guys discuss the dad who spoiled his son declaration to attend Oreg…
 
Kirst Wark is a Newsreader, TV Presenter, and journalist who is one of the most respected in the world. She's a proud Scot much like Alan, and that's where they go back to - specifically, Glasgow. But just how did Kirsty and Alan first start working together? Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things o…
 
Koa Viernes is the undefeated champion of Slapfighting. Everyone he's faced has either tapped out or been knocked out. We talk Slapfighting techniques, internet fame and his quest to take a fringe sport mainstream. Then, we countdown a special slap-worthy Top 5. Koa Viernes: 01:30ish Pointless: 22:18ish Top 5: 42:21ish https://www.instagram.com/da_…
 
The Podfathers join up to talk about Chaps' revelation from last week as well as the growth of the show in general. The guys then dive into a wild parenting story from Cincinnati before Captain Cons joins the show to give Clem and Large one of the most important honors known to man, the power to pick the menu at his wedding.Support the show by supp…
 
Rob and Alan tell the story of what happened on their cross-country road trip, back when they were a couple. This is the closest the podcast gets to therapy. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he takes one of the …
 
In this episode of Sabrina and Shelly talk about their month exploring black and white toy photography. They discuss what they learned, how black and white photography changed their perspective and what resources they used to get started. As always the full show notes and images referenced in this episode can be found on the Toy Photographers Blog.…
 
Knives, axes, swords, as a Master Bladesmith, Liam Hoffman can make them all. But before he became a Forged in Fire Champion, Hoffman spent years failing over and over again. We talk bladesmithing techniques, $8,000 knives and how lightsabers will impact his business plans. Then, we countdown a special “Sharp” Top 5. https://www.instagram.com/hoffm…
 
The Podfathers are back at it again, this week breaking down some crazy neighbor drama with noise complaints about kids outside and people having the audacity to put up flags of Tigger from Winnie The Pooh. The guys also go to the Content Corner to discuss the new Suicide Squad movie, Kevin Smith's He-Man show on Netflix, and a Guns N Roses concert…
 
SNL Super Star Bowen Yang and Alan have worked together on a variety of projects, but how on earth does a test tube filled with semen bring the two of them together? Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he takes one…
 
With 20 National Titles and 16 World Titles to his name, “Monster” Michael Todd is one of the best arm wrestlers of all time. We talk arm wrestling techniques, how to get really strong, broken arms and more in this episode. Then, we countdown a special arm themed Top 5. Michael Todd: 01:08ish Pointless: 26:03ish Top 5: 39:35ish http://monstermichae…
 
The boys aren't at Barstool HQ together but they still have their Crocs competition, no matter how bad it may be for an audio podcast (Go to @PodfathersShow on Twitter or Instagram to see their beautiful dad footwear).The guys discuss Arthur The Aardvark's run on PBS ending after 25 years, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis saying they hardly bathe them…
 
Ali Selim is a writer and film director who first worked with Alan on Sweet Land. The production took place in a small town in Minnesota, and the stories are unbelievable. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he tak…
 
For Kitty Malone wearing latex is equal parts transformation and mystery. As soon as she puts it on she feels sexy, powerful and confidant, while her clients can only wonder what’s underneath her skintight clothes and hood. We talk wearing latex, normalizing fetishes, interesting requests and more. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Things We’d Like To B…
 
We kick off this week's podcast with Clem having a show & tell of his new coffee maker and he is as excited about the features as he is the money saved as well as earned before giving an update on the upcoming Crocs Competition.The guys navigate a whole lot of construction noise (sorry about that) while breaking down the wife who gave her husband a…
 
Dame Glenda Bailey is true fashion royalty, a woman who has had more influence and sway over the industry than pretty much anyone else. Alan and Glenda are great friends, and have got up to all sorts in their pursuit for couture and cocktails. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves,…
 
Oliver talks toys with Chris Shaylor of Empire Toy Works, a toy maker, customizer and photographer who is doing amazing things in Rotgut Station Spaceport, a fully realized, room-filling world he continues to build and evolve above his garage. As always the full show notes and images referenced in this episode can be found on the Toy Photographers …
 
From dangerous white water rapids in Pakistan, to 130-foot drops off waterfalls, Dane Jackson has taken his Kayak to places no one else has ever been. We talk kayaking tips, the best rapids near your and his next big adventure. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Most Boring Things We Have To Do. Dane Jackson: 01:21ish Pointless: 32:15ish Top 5: 54:07ish …
 
The dog days of summer are upon us and the Podfathers are battling through it like all parents, by sending their kids to camp, work, or dealing with the unbridled chaos of a kitchen renovation with children.Chaps has acquired a Mega Couch for his living room and dips into the Content Corner to give us a review of Pixar's newest movie Luca, Clem giv…
 
Film and Theatre Director Sam Mendes joins Alan to talk all things Cabaret. Alan Cumming's Shelves is all about Alan Cumming and his shelves. There's lots of things on these shelves, oddities and artefacts from across Alan's life, and so each week he takes one of the curiosities off his shelf, and tells you all about it, with the help of some frien…
 
Chloe Anderson is a 2x National Champion Pole Dancer. But for her Pole Dancing is more than just a competition, it’s a way to fight back against depression. We talk pole dancing basics, strip clubs, music and more. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Unintentionally Attractive Things. Chloe Anderson: 01:31ish Pointless: 25:25ish Top 5: 41:29ish https://ww…
 
The Podfathers are back from a week off and break down their vacations with their kids. Large was living the good life in Vegas, Chaps is dealing with new wildlife at his house, and Clem bit the bullet for a week at the beach.The guys then dive into stories about a kiddie fight clubs in Brooklyn, a family of children named after metal bands, Kraft …
 
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