Judge John Hodgman
Judge John Hodgman
John Hodgman and Maximum Fun
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 hodgman@maximumfun.org. THAT IS ALL.
A Donut of One's Own
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!
Apr 14
1 hr 20 min
What Half Man Wrought
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!
Apr 7
1 hr 14 min
Litter Crime
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!
Mar 31
1 hr 14 min
My Own Avocado Creation
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!
Mar 24
1 hr 9 min
Send Podcasts, Lobster Roll
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!
Mar 17
1 hr 6 min
Logging a Case in A-pellet Court
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?
Mar 10
1 hr 8 min
The Crumble One
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!
Mar 3
1 hr 7 min
The J Squad and Lil Monte
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!
Feb 24
1 hr 10 min
There's No Southwest in Space
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!
Feb 17
1 hr
The Maine of Breakfast Cereals
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!
Feb 10
1 hr 1 min
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