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Author: Earwolf, Scott Aukerman, Adam Scott

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Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of U2 and other distinguished musicians.
92 Episodes
Scott and Scott go track-by-track through Da Boss's twelth studio album, The Rising, discovering how Bruce's reflections on 9/11, with the help of an alt-rock superproducer and the reunited Edible Street Band, led to a major comeback. They also get into Michael Mann's latest film, and all the things dogs will eat.
Adam Scott Aukerman go track-by-track through Da Boss’s eleventh studio album, The Ghost of Tom Joad, in addition to looking back on why Bruce reassembled the Edible Street Band to record new songs for his Greatest Hits album. They also discuss how Bruce came to record Streets of Philadelphia, the invention of valets, flying on Con Air, and the filmography of Richard Benjamin.
Scott and Scott listen to and resequence all the songs on Human Touch and Lucky Town—Da Boss’s ninth and tenth studio albums both released on the same day. Plus, Scott quizzes Adam on the names of characters he’s played, they get into Bruce firing the Edible Street Band, and Scott speaks to god.
Adam Scott Aukerman go track-by-track through Da Boss's eighth studio album, Tunnel of Love, to discover if it's a righteous follow-up to Born in the U.S.A. or a stinkarooni. Plus, Scott plays Adam his Cadillac songs playlist, they dive deep into Bruce's love life, and ask each other, "What's your favorite John Grisham?"
Adam Scott Aukerman go track-by-track through Born in the U.S.A.—a true doozerino of an album that produced seven top ten singles and became one of the best-selling albums of all time. Plus, Adam explains why he worked as a concessions boy during his own little league games and the Scotts try to figure out, “What is a Lean-to?”
Scott and Scott go track-by-track through Nebraska—Da Boss's sixth studio album and the only album he produced by himself. Plus, they discuss Adam doing a bit with Jeff Tweedy on Late Night with Seth Meyers, how politics is like a circus, and launch their new Who's The Boss? recap podcast, "Youse Talkin' Who's the Bossin'."
Adam Scott Aukerman go track-by-track through Disc 2 of The River in addition to listening to bonus songs that were cut from the original album. Plus, they discuss what snacks they'd eat in the stood if they were BS and the Es and also tease a potential new podcast, "U Otto Be Listenin' to Us Talk About a Man Called Otto"? 
Scott and Scott discuss watching the restoration of Stop Making Sense with the Talking Heads in attendance, Micky Dolenz’s new R.E.M. cover album, and the meaning of the word “tallyho”. Plus, they go track-by-track through Disc 1 of Bruce’s fifth studio album The River, which Scott reveals contains his favorite Springsteen song.
Adam Scott Aukerman go track-by-track through Da Boss's morose fourth studio album, Darkness on the Edge of Town. They also surgically alter Adam's hand to look like a left-footed converse shoe, reminisce about old Mr. Show sketches, and ask unanswerable questions like, "Was Little Steven's character on the Sopranos named Fisher Stevens?"
Adam Scott Aukerman reminisce about the opening night of U2's "UV Achtung Baby" residency at the $2.3 billion dollar Las Vegas Sphere. The Scotts also discuss the difference between effects and special effects, call up their pal Kyle Bornheimer, and listen to U2's new song Atomic City. Plus, a transformative episode of "I Love Films" provides some important clarification about the title of the podcast.
Scott and Scott go track-by-track through Born to Run—Springsteen's third studio album and the first featuring Little Steven and Max Weinberg as official members of the Edible Street Band. They also discuss the bands at the recent Lost 80s Live! show at the Greek Theatre, talk in depth about their bad headshot experiences, and ask important music questions like, "What if the Sharp Dressed Man met the Uptown Girl?"
Adam Scott Aukerman go track-by-track through Springsteen's sophomore album The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle. They also write their list of demands for Bruce, attempt to call the U.S. Naval Observatory's time-by-phone service, and go through the history of compact discs. Plus, they debut an episode of their new podcast, "Hip Hip Hooray!"
Adam Scott and Scott Aukerman return as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman—this time to discuss the music and the impact of Bruce Springsteen. In this first installment, Scott and Scott reminisce about when they first heard The Boss's music before diving into a track-by-track breakdown of his debut studio album, "Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J."
Adam Scott Aukerman ask "U Talkin’ U2 To Me?" for the first time in over five years as they reunite to discuss U2’s fifteenth studio album Songs of Surrender. They break down their favorite songs, talk about seeing Bonobos' one-man show, and give their thoughts on Bonobos & Thedge's music documentary A Sort of Homecoming with David Letterman. 
Adam Scott Aukerman are back with another installment of their comprehensive and encyclopedic compendium of all things Red Hot Chili Peppers. This time, Scott and Scott discuss Survivor, The Mickey Mouse Club, and just what that Y stands for in NYC. Then, as always, they go track-by-track through the Chilps’ new record, Return Of The Dream Canteen, in exhaustive detail.
Adam Scott Aukerman are back with the next installment of their comprehensive and encyclopedic compendium of all things Red Hot Chili Peppers. In this episode, Scott and Scott consider popped corn on I Love Film, check in with Bonobos and friends in another edition of U Talkin’ U2 2 Me, and then go track-by-track through the Chili Peps' new record, Unlimited Love, in exhaustive detail. 
Actress, author, raconteur Busy Philipps (Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best, Freaks and Geeks) joins Scott and Scott to discuss Talking Heads’ eight and final studio album “Naked.” They also talk about when Busy first heard of Talking Heads, the time she watched David Byrne perform at The Hollywood Bowl, and meeting David Byrne. Plus, the Scotts rank all of the Talking Heads records from least favorite to favorite.
Actor Stephen Tobolowsky (The Tobowlosky Files, Groundhog Day) joins Scott and Scott to discuss the 1986 musical satirical comedy film True Stories directed by David Byrne and co-written by Stephen himself. They also talk about Stephen being cut out of Freddy Got Fingered, the existence of alternate footage of his Ned Ryerson scene from Groundhog Day with every kind of weather imaginable, and when he first heard of Talking Heads.
Singer-songwriter Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend joins Scott and Scott to discuss Talking Heads’ seventh studio album “True Stories.” They also talk about when Ezra first heard of Talking Heads, the moment Ezra realized Talking Heads were punk, and how Talking Heads influenced Ezra as a musician.
Comedian/writer/musician Demi Adejuyigbe (The Amber Ruffin Show) joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss David Byrne’s tour/album/concert film American Utopia. They also talk about Demi’s love of Stop Making Sense, Adam’s first Broadway show, and Spike Lee’s directing style.
Comments (8)

Doctor Facial

Greatest podcast episode of all time

Apr 16th

David Lapage Jr.

what about the new Local H album? come on guys!

Apr 20th

Chris Weiss

wow. chills numerous times throughout the ep. great ep.

Jun 26th

Chris Weiss

First thing I'm listening to today!

Apr 10th

Matthew Varpness

This is good rock and roll, uhhhhh, podcast.

May 16th

Angel Marquez


Feb 7th

Patrick Erwin

good eps

Oct 17th
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