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Episode 420

A 420 Edition of Horse / Weed / Mind's Eye, 20,000 times sweeter than sugar, Leg Up - Blast Your Shit, the legality of the world's tallest waterside, blindfolded skydiving, USA Today Snapshots, Ask Jonathan, Amy's gotta go, Jonathan and The Hot Doctor, infant sleep machines, Mekhi Phifer on Hollywood Game Night, National Burger Month, states with the highest smoking rates, our crops are crap, EDM and Jam collides, Kandi Ravers, Mustache Mondays, Gay Arrested, 7 Million artificial knees, pre-crastinate doesn't exist, old enough to kill but not to drink, Best Selling Beers of 2013, predictions for the future, UYD' Junk Food of the Week, The Playboy Advisor, trapped in the world of Skinamax, high school yearbook photos with your baby, and getting drunk for 421.

UYD: Weak heart, big dick.

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Bunny Yeager, 85

Yeager, 85, died Sunday in a nursing facility in North Miami. The cause was heart failure, said her agent, Ed Christin.

She had success as a model in Miami in the 1950s, but she wanted to be a photographer. She saw her chance when she met the little-known Bettie Page, who had modeled for under-the-counter photo sets that specialized in sadomasochism.

Yeager took a somewhat more wholesome, holiday-themed photo of Page — nude except for a Santa hat — and in 1955 sent it off to fledgling magazine Playboy. "I figured because they were new they might pay attention to an amateur, and that's what happened," she told the London Telegraph in 2012.

Yeager worked with numerous models over the years, but said that Page was uncommonly cooperative.

"It was like us doing a dance together," Yeager said in an interview last year in the Sun Sentinel newspaper in Florida. "I would snap my fingers and she would do exactly what I told her to do: 'Stand on your toes. Kick your leg in the air. Jump in the air.'"

For fun, Yeager started taking pictures of friends in slightly risque poses. But nudity was out of the question. "Where would we even get something like that developed?" she asked.

When she was 17 her family moved to Florida, where she won local beauty contests and got ample work as a model. In 1953 she enrolled in a photography night class at a vocational school. For one of her assignments, she took model pals — dressed in leopard-print swimsuits — to the same animal park where she later shot Page. One of her photos ended up on the cover of Eye magazine and her career began.


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Terry Robinson, 98

Terry Robinson, a bodybuilding denizen of Muscle Beach in the late 1940s who became a fitness trainer for Hollywood stars such as Clark Gable and Mario Lanza, died May 19 at his home in West Los Angeles. He was 98.

He was working in a chiropractic office when he was summoned to MGM to treat a very important stiff neck — that of studio chief Louis B. Mayer.

"The Lord must have been looking down that day," Robinson said in "Remembering Muscle Beach," a 1999 book by champion bodybuilder Harold Zinkin. "When I touched him, he popped into place."

Mayer was so impressed by Robinson that he put him on MGM's payroll to work with some of the studio's biggest stars, including Gable, Spencer Tracy, Robert Taylor and Tyrone Power. Robinson kept his fitness advice simple: "Eat less," he said, "exercise more."

He might have been the only nonagenarian trainer who painted and sketched in his spare time and spouted poetry and Greek philosophy.

"I never got wealthy," he told Associated Press in 2001, "but I made a living, and my wealth is my health."


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Episode 419

Smoother younger voices, "Fuck Yeah Oprah", the most enviable celebrity couple's hair, more crazy answers from Hollywood Game Night, pilot crashes into his own house, National Arthritis Awareness Month, The Top Baby Names of 2013, Jace/Jase/Jayce, Death Wish or Virgin Megastore?, Deep Math Thomas Larroquette, meth heads and copper theft, Ask Jonathan, "What's up, Tea?", cash is king, debit cards for homeless, pesticide covered produce, The Butt Grabber, being displeased by your campus experience, Dexter dreads for you, pro-boarding school, The Headshot Truck, Spotlight: "Wednesday Again", Seth's Mailbox Money, live tweeting prostitution busts, To Peed or Not To Peed, Dr. Wikipedia, UYD's Junk Food of the Week, UYD's Train Tour, 420 is upon us, and publicly shame someone.

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Episode 418

A very special substitute guest, preparing for another mini UYD Live Tour, could you take Willie Nelson in a fight?, Beef Month, Mad Cow and Anthrax are still poppin', The Peanut Butter Landfill, it always comes down to leaky oils, The Pillsbury Bake Off, Boo B. Trap, a grip of 100 year olds, Caught In A Bad Romance, Ask Jonathan, you need to smile more while performing, USA Today Snapshots, Wedding Proposal FAILS, Adam Sandler is above the law, olds lying awake at night, Good Luck Gropes, olds with HIV behind the wheel, a heroin epidemic, the deep web for back in the day, UYD's Junk Food of the Week, on-mic edible eating, preparing for Cheech and/or Chong, WEEEN, and be wary of huggers carrying Bibles.

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Episode 417

Essentially May, Seth searches for his Summer Song, Cinco de Mother's Day, extreme embalming, Ask Jonathan, 8 year old hood life, 100 year old high dropout, National Fitness Month, Kevin Sorbo sells his marriage, 40 year old army recruits, UYD's Junk Food of the Week, The Wanderlust Yoga Festival, UYD Live in Portland / San Francisco / Chicago, USA Today Snapshots, brick and mortar bikini car washes, the cost of attending a wedding, Solomon The Healer, fungal manicures, cyber workout coaches, bonding with your depressed dads, mostly straights and their bone density, Seth Clips Vol. 18, and we're on our way.

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Episode 416

Early morning A.M. sesh, a Comedic Coast To Coast, Violin Taste Tests, taking your apple game to the next level, a season of music festivals, Uncle Kid and The Joe C Hologram, USA Today Snapshots, a box of socks, UYD's Junkfood of The Week, lizard heads don't hurt, McBusiness Expenses, Ask Jonathan, freak deers, The International Pizza Expo, writing your own obit, grandpa's tribute cookies, malevolent conspiracy theories, National Facial Protection Month, drug addicted doctors, the over involvement of cell phone use in day-to-day activities, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, August 29th 2021, don't phone it in when I'm stalking you. and restocking baby soft tees.

UYD: 9 out of 10 things suck.

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Episode 415

Lil' Compton, National Volunteer Month, Battlefield 4 User Names, frustrating video games, Easter 420, preparing for Earth Day, jumping on the wagon, USA Today Snapshots, Country Music's Best New Artist of the Year, Las Vegas gets all your money, $10 on 18, making eye contact with your cereal box, define your divine feminine, what did the Quaids do to Seth?, UYD's Junk Food of the Week, Josh Elliot: Intolerant Hate-monger, David Strathairn and Michael Strahan, throwing away school lunches, rogue volunteers, The Breakfast Burrito Byway, The John Hancock Tilting Observatory, Dr. Zevia, reconstructing mind faces, 5 years from Blade Runner, The Playboy Advisor, buds with bennies, piss and chlorine don't mix, hyena wolf-dogs, all new UYD cartoon, and #staystrongmyking .

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Mickey Rooney, 93

One of the most enduring performers in show business, Mickey Rooney died Sunday at the age of 93. He made his debut on the vaudeville stage in 1922 as a toddler and toured into his late 80s in a two-person stage show with Jan Chamberlin, his eighth wife. They were married in 1978 and later separated.

Jokes about his propensity to walk down the aisle were once a staple of pop culture. Even Rooney told them. "My marriage license reads, 'To whom it may concern,'" he chortled to The Times in 1981. The first and most famous of his wives was actress Ava Gardner, whom he married in 1942.

When the 90-year-old Rooney testified before Congress in 2011 about elder abuse, the actor said he spoke from personal experience. A family member who took and misused Rooney's money had left him powerless, he said.

"I felt trapped, scared, used and frustrated," Rooney told a Senate committee. "When a man feels helpless, it's terrible."

In the mid-1970s, Rooney claimed that he found Christianity after a mysterious busboy leaned over in a Lake Tahoe coffee shop and whispered, "Jesus loves you."

At one point, Rooney made $500 a night circulating at private parties pretending to be a friend of the host. Rooney turned to alcohol and played the horses, The Times reported in 1999. He filed for bankruptcy again in 1996.

Rooney proudly declared that he followed W.H. Auden's counsel: "Thou shalt not live within thy means."

Soon after his death, his family began feuding over his burial site leading to his body going unclaimed and remaining at the mortuary of Forest Lawn Cemetery.


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Episode 414

Beggars can't be choosers, a new Faces of Meth, soldiers understand what's legal, Sanjay keeps it real, the world's craziest water slide, Seth rides The Mummy, National STD Awareness Month, The Great New Orleans 1830 Rash Outbreak, being Coachella-ready with your beach body, hetero-friendly pool parties, USA Today Snapshots, Ask Jonathan, unattributed quotes, UYD Junk Food of the Week, calling together your star-family, Sikh Life, digging up Native American bones, Wall Street won, jumping the gun on April Fool's, living perpetually in the middle school principal's office, The Cub's team psychologist, coaches in uniform, the first 4D Movie Theater in the US, predictions on the internet, JPL@AOL.com, the problem with anthropomorphic animals, saying "hey" on the social media sites, you need multiple Jeff's, and don't spread yourself to thin but don't rest on your laurels.

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Episode 413

A little quiet in the studio, Vanessa Hudgens prepares for Coachella, Amir prepares for South American heat, Rivers Romo, The Overprotected Kid, 30,000 year old viruses, Earth Coughs, $21,600,000,000 worth of pet food, a drastic decline in bank robberies, USA Today Snapshots, recreating Gravity on an airplane, UYD's Junk Food of the Week, racist genetics, new travel tech, heavy in the toiletry department, cactus laser face-melters, Jonathan visits Doug Stanhope, donating Prom dresses, Purity Balls, no more free bread, Friends With Better Lives, getting your Delfino's in a row, one and done for Breaking Boston, The Half-Lifetime Achievement Award for Mark Wahlberg, seeing Johnny Drama live, National Welding Month, Rent-A-Pussy, a rise in home births, Seth as a young James Woods / John Larroquette / Errol Flynn, relaxing the Target dress code, and becoming poor makes you unhappy forever.

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Episode 412

Live from The 9:30 Club in Washington DC, 50 states and a dope ass district, new fitness tech, Weed / Bulls / Bowling Balls, International Women's Day, USA Today Snapshots, Jonathan's outdoor painting class, new food mashups for 2014, USA has always had bananas, suicide text lines, Hip Hop and Country, Ask Jonathan, banning the D, 96 Gallon Super Cans, 40 Years of Kings Dominion, violent felons roaming undetected, The Annual Madness of Daylight Savings, Dr. Huxtable drugs women, talking shit about Seinfeld, National Cheerleading Safety Month, The High School Party Police, talking about RomComs can save your marriage, baby boys prefer girly toys over stoves, Malibu Vagina Barbie, stressful placentas, and UYD rebirthed.

UYD: Humans and dolls. Cars and stoves.

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Episode 411

Up close and personal from The World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, the internet is for cats / bots / Albanian teens, nefarious nudes, Rocky: The Musical, silent thermometers, broken baby wrists, local Craigslist ads, frat-tantric, the problems with antacids, Ask Jonathan, walking in on your parents multiple times, women's preferences for mates whilst ovulating, Weed / Bulls / Mind's Eye, the most religious states, Hip Hop and Country, the relationships of texting, the ethics of experiments, females have better brains, shopping cart injuries, Floridian pharmacies, eating in NY, USA Today Snapshots, trapping systems for effective hog control, National Credit Education Month, Global Warming crime sprees, The National Day of Unplugging, Jonathan's vow of silence, and UYD Merch is back and better than ever.

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Episode 410

Live in 3D from The Gramercy Theatre in New York, missing the LA Marathon, The Well Being Index, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, touching men's boxer shorts, the ultimate reward, LIB Dreams, Bands / Bulls / Mind's Eye, Scam of the Year, The Playboy Advisor, Breaking Boston, Hip Hop and Country, more crazy answers on Hollywood Game Night, The Upskirt Sting, no filming COPS in New Mexico, NY skin infections, all the greats us guitar tuning apps, sexist Wi-Fi grills, high-tech toothbrushes, circling back to Miley, Jonathan VS The AccuPop Microwave, no more bathtubs, National Caffeine Awareness Month, saving your television from a burning building, three parent babies, 120,000 letters destroyed, bouncing a check to George, who's eligible for bereavement fares, learning how to huff in school, USA Today Snapshots, and some light snake handling.

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