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    • Sounds Like America

    • By: Michelle Buteau, Jackie Kashian, Roy Wood Jr., and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
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    Hosted by a rotating cast of seasoned comics, each episode covers a different American pastime, region, city, characteristic, or zeitgeist. The show opens with a host introduction, followed by a sound collage that features stand-up comedy, funny interviews with special guests and folks on the street, and even local music. It’s a hilarious (and sometimes touching) tribute to our complicated country.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ep. 20: The Great Northwest with Jackie Kashian (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Jackie Kashian, Ken Jennings, Matt Braunger, and others
    • Length: 17 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] The Great Northwest isn't just Seattle and Portland. It ranges from the misty, artistic nerd havens of the coast to the deserts, forests, and cowboy country of Idaho and Montana to the vast expanse of Alaska. Jackie Kashian guides us on a sound collage of the Great Northwest that tackles this strange collection of independent spirits and incredible landscapes, but...in a funny way, people.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 15: Parenting with Al Madrigal (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Al Madrigal, Emma Arnold, Elon Gold, and others
    • Length: 19 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Join comedian and host Al Madrigal for the greatest journey of all! No, not Coachella...parenting! You'll hear all about comedians' triumphs and failures as parents as well as hilarious stories about their offspring.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 4: New York City with Michelle Buteau (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Audible Comedy, Michelle Buteau, Chris Gethard, and others
    • Length: 13 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Some people call it the city that never sleeps, some call it the Big Apple, but our host Michelle Buteau calls it home. This episode of Sounds Like America features a comedic sound collage that will make you fall in love-hate with New York City for the very first time, or all over again. You'll hear stand-up jokes, interviews with NYC comedians like Godfrey and Chris Gethard, local music, and the thoughts of normal people we bothered on the street.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 11: Dating with John Early and Kate Berlant (Sounds Like America)

    • By: John Early, Kate Berlant, Ron Funches, and others
    • Length: 23 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Join comedians and hosts John Early and Kate Berlant as they guide you through the complex world of today's dating culture. You'll hear stories from comedians about hook ups, break ups, make ups, marriages and STD scares.The comedy in this episode was recorded at live venues all around the country.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 10: Sports with Roy Wood Jr. (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Roy Wood Jr., The Sklar Brothers, Megan Mullally, and others
    • Length: 19 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Almost nothing unites (and divides) America like our love of sports. And on this episode of Sounds Like America, head coach Roy Wood Jr. and his team of comedians will guide you through our sports-obsessed culture and make you laugh at just how seriously we take our favorite games.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 16: Cuisine with Michelle Buteau (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Michelle Buteau, Michael Ian Black, Jamie Lee, and others
    • Length: 22 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Join comedian and host Michelle Buteau in a deep food coma as she hosts a comedic journey through the underbelly of American cuisine. You'll hear stories about comedians' favorite snacks, guilty pleasures (McRib) and food fantasies. The comedy in this episode was recorded at live venues all around the country.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 21: Las Vegas with Roy Wood Jr. (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Roy Wood Jr., Oscar Nunez, Bobcat Goldthwait, and others
    • Length: 23 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Let comedian and host Roy Wood Jr. ( The Daily Show ) guide you through a desert oasis of ecstasy and shame on this voyage to Sin City. You'll hear how a toothless prostitute can inspire confidence, what it's like to open for a magician six days a week, which gambles you should avoid taking, and more.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 12: The Northeast with Rachel Dratch (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Rachel Dratch, Josh Gondelman, Michael Ian Black, and others
    • Length: 25 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Join comedian and host Rachel Dratch on a tour through the straight talkin' Northeast! You'll hear stories and jokes about parades in Boston, squirrels in Vermont and Dunkin' Donuts pretty much all over. The comedy in this episode was recorded at live venues all around the country.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 8: TexaFlorida with Michelle Buteau (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Michelle Buteau, Susan Orlean, Chris Cubas, and others
    • Length: 24 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] If you think about it, Texas and Florida really just go together. They're in the south, but they sure ain't "the South." They both enjoy guns and chaos. And they both contain some of the strangest juxtapositions in the country. In this episode of Sounds Like America, host Michelle Buteau takes you on a rich, wild ride through these two eccentric states - stopping for weird ducks, Disney World, cicada horror shows, and of course, a football game led by a coach with a voice like a chainsaw.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 1: The Midwest with Jackie Kashian (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Jackie Kashian, Dan Savage, Matt Braunger, and others
    • Length: 11 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] This is Sounds Like America, a wild sound collage of America starring the people who've seen it all and tell it like it really is: comedians. In this episode, Milwaukee-born comic Jackie Kashian introduces us to that huge swath of territory that lies in between the country's most expensive real estate markets. Ah, the Midwest - land of cornfields, common sense, and questionable diets.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 17: The South with Roy Wood Jr. (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Roy Wood Jr., W. Kamau Bell, Sarah Tiana, and others
    • Length: 15 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] The South. From the bottom of Missouri on down, and, uh, to the right, there lies a huge swath of territory that's all different, but the same enough to fiercely deny that Texas and Florida are part of it. On this episode of Sounds Like America, host Roy Wood Jr. ( The Daily Show) kicks off our tour of the dirty South. You'll hear stand-up comedy, music, and on-the-street interviews that capture a slice of what life is like below the Mason-Dixon line.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 2: On The Road with Reggie Watts (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Reggie Watts, Chris Fairbanks, Karen Kilgariff, and others
    • Length: 19 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] We often describe Sounds Like America as a road trip with comedians at the wheel. That's a loose metaphor for a "rollicking and slightly romanticised journey with funny weirdos hosting." However, this episode is actually literally about road trips and driving, and your host is none other than actually literally Reggie Watts.

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    • Ep. 13: Melting Pot with Michelle Buteau (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Michelle Buteau, Hasan Minhaj, Erik Rivera, and others
    • Length: 17 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] The Melting Pot. Sounds delicious, right? On this episode of Sounds Like America we're not talking about fondue or bubbling dishes of gumbo, we're digging into the theory of the melting pot. Outspoken comedian Michelle Buteau is the host of this episode, where she and a diverse crew of other comedians take on the idea of the melting pot and poke fun of all the ways America does and does not live up to this metaphor.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 3: The Bay Area with Aisha Tyler (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Aisha Tyler, Adam Savage, Moshe Kasher, and others
    • Length: 22 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] It might seem like the San Francisco Bay Area is turning into a shortsighted technotopia, but on this episode of Sounds Like America, you'll learn that the progressive crown jewel of the U.S. has so much more to offer than eco-conscious startups hell-bent on disrupting how you get your take-out. The Talk's Aisha Tyler, who grew up in San Francisco and Oakland, plays host on this comedic tour of the Bay Area.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 18: America from Abroad with Rob Delaney (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Rob Delaney, Garance Doré, Moshe Kasher, and others
    • Length: 12 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] As an American living in London, host Rob Delaney ( Catastrophe) has had to answer a lot of questions about the USA. Are Americans really lacking in culture? What's up with all the guns? Why is everything so big? On this episode of Sounds Like America, Rob and his fellow globe-trotting comedians share experiences from traveling abroad, with a focus on how Americans are perceived from overseas.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 5: Religion with Roy Wood Jr. (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Roy Wood Jr., Rachel Bloom, Noah Gardenswartz, and others
    • Length: 17 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] For a country founded on the separation of church and state, America sure does like to get religious. In this episode of Sounds Like America, comedians and host Roy Wood Jr. are your guiding light on a standup-filled journey of America's prominent religions. You'll hear about how to respond when someone catches the Holy Ghost, how a Muslim dad reacts to his daughter dating an atheist, a musical tribute to international Judaica, plus comedians of many backgrounds.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 6: Chicago with Andy Richter (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Andy Richter, Dan Savage, Rachel Dratch, and others
    • Length: 23 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Hop on the "L" and take a fast-moving, nostalgic tour through Chicago on this episode of Sounds Like America. You'll be guided along the way by some of the Third Coast's funniest comedians - with stops for deep dish, blues, improv, and much more. The comedy in this episode was recorded at live venues all around the country.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 9: Working with Jackie Kashian (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Jackie Kashian, Oscar Nunez, Brandie Posey, and others
    • Length: 20 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Join comedian and host Jackie Kashian as she gives an audio power-point presentation on something most Americans have to do: work. You'll hear stories about comedians' worst and weirdest jobs, embarrassing tales of getting fired and accounts of grinding it out at day jobs while pursuing a bigger dream. The comedy in this episode was recorded at live venues all around the country.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 14: Los Angeles with Jackie Kashian (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Jackie Kashian, Maria Bamford, Eddie Pepitone, and others
    • Length: 15 mins
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     Jackie Kashian takes you to Los Angeles, a beautiful city that's known for its pollution, broken dreams, and must-see freeways.  

    Regular price: $2.99

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