The Adult Swim Podcast is a weekly, meandering conversation about Adult Swim topics that may be of interest. The podcast is hosted by Matt Harrigan.
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EPISODE 49 - July 24, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 8
Your votes are in and the Adult Swim Summer Showdown concludes with the dramatic announcement of the Best Adult Swim Show of all time. Behold, the Champignon!
EPISODE 48 - July 21, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 7
It started with 64, which turned to 32, 16, 8, and finally 4. Now it’s time to say “toodeloo” to two of the best Adult Swim shows of all time. Tune in live Thursday at 10p ET as we reveal the Champion!
EPISODE 47 - July 13, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 6
Dave Willis, co-creator of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, offers hot takes on the four finalists of the Adult Swim Summer Showdown. Watch Monday 10p ET Monday to see who will compete in the Championship Round!
EPISODE 46 - July 7, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 5
The voice of Brak, Andy Merrill, stops by to reveal the Exemplary Eight of the best Adult Swim shows of all time. Watch Monday at 10p ET on the app or site to see who moves on and who is left behind!
EPISODE 45 - June 30, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 4
Sixteen shows remain in the Adult Swim Summer Showdown! Surviving shows will be revealed LIVE Monday at 10p ET on the app or site!
EPISODE 44 - June 23, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 3
You voted and the field was cut in half! Watch the results come in LIVE Monday at 10p ET on the app or site and find out who’s left standing in the Adult Swim Summer Showdown!
EPISODE 43 - June 16, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 2
Things get real as the field of 64 Adult Swim shows is about to be cut in half in the Grand Reckoning! Watch the results come in LIVE Monday at 10p ET on the app or site and find out who’s left standing in the Adult Swim Summer Showdown!
EPISODE 42 - June 9, 2020Adult Swim Summer Showdown: Episode 1
The Big Dumb Sort ‘em Out is complete and the 64 competitors are in place. Now it’s your turn to vote for the best [adult swim] show ever. Watch the Adult Swim Summer Showdown Monday at 10p ET on the app or the site.
EPISODE 41 - June 3, 2020Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #410 – STAR MORT RICKTURN OF THE JERRI
Season 4 concludes with a bang as the creative crew behind Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri answers viewer calls about Star Wars, Mortal Kombat, and Wrangler Jeans.
EPISODE 40 - May 26, 2020Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #409 – CHILDRICK OF MORT
The creative team behind Childrick of Mort fields phone calls and answers your questions about spicy deleted scenes, unproduceable action sequences, and how to avoid animating pointy things.
EPISODE 39 - May 19, 2020Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #408 – THE VAT OF ACID EPISODE
The writer, director and artists who made The Vat of Acid Episode take viewer calls and answer questions about bottle episodes, time travel fantasies, and Easter eggs.
EPISODE 38 - May 12, 2020Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #406 - Promortyus
The crew behind Promortyus answers viewer calls while discussing the intricacies of time jumps, alien facehuggers, and more!
EPISODE 37 - May 5, 2020Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #407 - NEVER RICKING MORTY
The episode's director, writer, and artists field viewer phone calls and chat about the details of Never Ricking Morty.
EPISODE 36 - April 30, 2020Dave Bonawits, Lauren Payne, and Max Simonet
The creators of Tender Touches talk about how they started the least expensive show on the network.
EPISODE 35 - April 23, 2020Andy Merrill
Writer, producer, and voice-of-Brak Andy Merrill talks about his struggles with Space Ghost making Pope jokes and how he couldn’t believe he got Steve Allen.
EPISODE 34 - April 16, 2020JJ Villard
The creator of JJ VIllard’s Fairy Tales details how he got both hired by and fired by DreamWorks, and offers tips to aspiring show creators.
EPISODE 33 - April 9, 2020Jena Friedman
The host of Soft Focus contemplates penguin sex and why the “C” word is so great, then negotiates the global streaming rights to a dick-eating.
EPISODE 32 - April 2, 2020Slink Johnson
Slink Johnson talks about playing Black Jesus, acting in Grand Theft Auto, and the merits of vaping.
EPISODE 31 - March 26, 2020Joe Pera
Joe Pera drops by to chat about the merits of skateboarding versus rollerblading, Lands’ End sweaters and Bob Dylan’s appearance on Pawn Stars.
EPISODE 30 - December 16, 2019Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #405 - RATTLESTAR RICKLACTICA
The director, writer, and artists who created Rattlestar Ricklactica get specific about how they created Rattlestar Ricklactica.
EPISODE 29 - December 9, 2019Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #401 - CLAW AND HOARDER: SPECIAL RICKTIM’S MORTY
The crew behind Claw and Hoarder: Special Ricktim's Morty walks you through the making of this episode.
EPISODE 28 - November 25, 2019Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #403 - ONE CREW OVER THE CREWCOO’S MORTY
A masterclass in cartoon making from the crew behind One Crew over the Crewcoo's Morty.
EPISODE 27 - November 18, 2019Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #402 - THE OLD MAN AND THE SEAT
Go deep on The Old Man and the Seat with the director, writer, and artists who are here to tell you everything you want to know about it.
EPISODE 26 - November 11, 2019Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #404 - EDGE OF TOMORTY: RICK DIE RICKPEAT
School your friends with all the deep Rick and Morty knowledge you'll get from this Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Rickpeat companion podcast.
Episode 25 - September 29th, 2019Milana Vayntrub
Robot Chicken writer and voice actor, Milana Vayntrub, talks about navigating the writers room, insulting Bob Odenkirk for fun and telling Russian jokes without an audience.
Episode 24 - September 28th, 2019Hugh Davidson
Robot Chicken writer Hugh Davidson explains how he writes for Robot Chicken despite not knowing anything about pop culture and what happened when he rang Mike Tyson’s doorbell at 5am.
Episode 23 - September 27th, 2019Tom Sheppard
Robot Chicken Director and writer Tom Sheppard talks about crying at work, hanging out with Harrison Ford, and directing Robot Chicken as if it were a drama.
Episode 22 - September 26th, 2019Ellory Smith
Ellory Smith, one of Robot Chicken’s youngest writers, explains the merits of SunnyD’s twitter account, why she drinks coffee and tea at the same time, and how a tweet once got her fired.
Episode 21 - September 25th, 2019Tom Root
Robot Chicken co-head writer and executive producer, Tom Root, questions the cultural value of obscure references, the morality of Bitch Pudding, and the point of his extensive toy collection.
Episode 20 - September 24th, 2019Doug Goldstein and Mike Fasolo
Longtime writers Doug Goldstein and Mike Fasolo discuss how the Robot Chicken writers room voting process works and which topics are forbidden.
Episode 19 - September 23rd, 2019Breckin Meyer
Breckin Meyer is a writer and voice actor for Robot Chicken and he’s been trying to get his Ben 10 sketch on the air for many years.
Episode 18 - September 22nd, 2019Seth Green
On the eve of Robot Chicken's 200th episode, Seth Green walks us through the history of the show, the evolution of comedy and returning Mike Lazzo's shirt.
Episode 17 - September 21st, 2019Matt Senreich
Matt Senreich, co-creator of Robot Chicken, talks about getting beat up in middle school, visiting Skywalker Ranch, and watching Burt Reynolds slap Dom DeLuise around in the recording booth.
Episode 16 - September 12th, 2019Wham City
Comedy collective Wham City recounts their sweat-soaked journey from living together in a warehouse to making late night infomercials “Live Forever As You Are Now” and “Unedited Footage of a Bear.”
Episode 15 - September 9th, 2019Adam Reed
Sealab 2021 co-creator Adam Reed talks about fighting with Carrot Top’s manager, stealing a cartoon from Cartoon Network, and realizing that he’s written the equivalent of 15-17 movies.
Episode 14 - August 28, 2019Chris Prynoski
Animation guru and Titmouse Founder Chris Prynoski offers very specific advice for aspiring animators and considers the question “Is Art School worth it?”
Episode 13 - August 22, 2019Brendon Small
In an expansive conversation, the co-creator of both Home Movies and the "fantastic nightmare" Metalocalypse discusses the importance of hiring artistic lunatics with better ideas than his own, accuracy in guitar playing, and getting Metallica's blessing. Is there a next chapter for Metalocalypse?
Episode 12 - August 15, 2019Tommy Blacha
Co-creator of Metalocalypse and prolific comedy writer Tommy Blacha talks about writing for Conan, selling weed to cops, making Vince McMahon laugh, and how they named the Metalocalypse band members.
Episode 11 - August 7, 2019Dana Snyder
Dana Snyder, voice of Master Shake and more, says funny things with his funny voice.
Episode 10 - July 11th, 2019Jeff Grant
Adult Swim research expert Jeff Grant offers a deep dive into focus groups, Nielsen ratings, crossword puzzles, and bothering celebrities for selfies.
Episode 9 - July 3rd, 2019Christy Karacas
The creator of Superjail! and Ballmastrz: 9009 explains why he sleeps at the studio and offers up some interesting ways to die.
Episode 8 - June 27th, 2019Jason DeMarco
Co-creator of Toonami, SVP and Creative Director of On-Air Jason DeMarco wants to turn you on to some cool stuff.
Episode 7 - June 19th, 2019Mark McCray
Author, programming exec and in-house classic cartoon expert Mark McCray talks about Josie and the Pussycats, Fat Albert, Sid and Marty Krofft, and his top five classic cartoons of all time.
Episode 6 - June 13th, 2019Ollie Green
VP of Animation Production Ollie Green talks about arguing with squirrels and also what it’s like to produce Rick and Morty, Xavier Renegade Angel, Moral Orel, and more.
Episode 5 - June 6th, 2019George Lowe
George Lowe, voice of Space Ghost, talks about Michael Stipe, his friendship with Clay Croker, his love of folk art, and his experience as an amateur surgeon.
Episode 4 - May 30, 2019Kim Manning
Adult Swim VP of Programming Kim Manning name drops her favorite show creators and talks about smoking cigarettes at work.
Episode 3 - May 23, 2019TIm Heidecker
Tim Heidecker recounts the origins of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, explains the genesis of Dr. Steve Brule, discusses the expansive world of On Cinema, and says some other things.
Episode 2 - May 16, 2019Michael Cahill and Dave Hughes
Adult Swim editors Michael Cahill and Dave Hughes talk about their work on Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Off The Air, Beavis and Butthead, Celebrity Deathmatch, and the current state of blimps.
Episode 1 - April 22, 2019Dave Willis and Casper Kelly
On this week’s inaugural episode, Dave Willis and Casper Kelly talk about writing for porn, struggling to make the first Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and the new season of Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell which premieres Friday, May 3rd. Your comments and requests are always welcomed. Thanks for listening.