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John Hodgman

John's a contributor to The Daily Show, writes books and plays the PC in those "I'm a Mac I'm a PC" ads. He's done great funny stories for our show (178, 205, 232) but also a lovely poignant one in episode 243.
  • Invisible Man Vs. Hawkman.

    508: Superpowers 2013 10.18.2013

    John Hodgman conducts an informal survey in which he asks the age-old question: Which is better: ...

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  • I'm Not A Tv Star, But I Play One On Tv.

    329: Nice Work If You Can Get It 04.06.2007

    This American Life contributor John Hodgman was unexpectedly chosen to be in a series of ...Jobs/EmploymentLive PerformanceTelevision

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  • No Tenenbaum, No Tenenbaum.

    305: The This American Life Holiday Spectacular 12.23.2005

    This American Life receives an emergency transmission from a rooftop somewhere in New York City, ...FictionFunnyHolidays

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  • Mall Rat.

    298: Getting and Spending 09.23.2005

    John Hodgman provides an occasionally true account of seven days spent at the Mall of America. ...FictionRetail/Commerce

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  • Slingshot.

    243: Later That Same Day 07.25.2003

    A story by John Hodgman about returning to the beach after a very bad year. John Hodgman is the ...GamblingWriting

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  • Jar Jar Head.

    232: The Real Story 02.14.2003

    John Hodgman tries to tell the real version of a war movie that's already been written, filmed ...Film/Film Making

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  • Marriage As Rerun.

    226: Reruns 12.06.2002

    Many couples eventually encounter this problem: One person in the couple trots out the same ...Marriage

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  • It's Another Tequila Sunrise.

    205: Plan B 02.01.2002

    John Hodgman first encountered Cuervo Man on a press junket to Cuervo Nation, a small island ...Advertising/MarketingFood/Drinks/Cooking

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  • Agent To The Stars.

    190: Living the Dream 08.03.2001

    Writer John Hodgman in New York tells the story of how he dreamt of getting to know the B-movie ...Film/Film MakingJobs/EmploymentWriting

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  • Invisible Man Vs. Hawkman.

    178: Superpowers 02.23.2001

    John Hodgman conducts an informal survey in which he asks the age-old question: Which is better: ...Funny

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