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U Talkin' Talking Heads 2 My Talking Head

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 the band Talking Heads.

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34. Out of Time

Adam Scott Aukerman return to talk about R.E.M.’s seventh studio album Out of Time. They’ll talk about the negative reception to CDs as well as what they were doing when the 1991 album released before going through Out of Time song by song. Plus, they’ll discuss the personality of the album, its scrapbook qualities, and how it reflects a band in transition.

2hr 1min

25 Apr 2018

Rank #1

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50. Covers Of R.E.M. with Jason Mantzoukas

Comedian, actor and co-host of How Did This Get Made? Jason Mantzoukas joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the best covers of R.E.M.’s discography. Jason talks about his journey in and out of the fandom, the importance of lyrics vs. vocals, and his Top 10 R.E.M. songs. Plus, we’ll find out what Adam would have named his band before they get into the best R.E.M. covers out there.This episode is sponsored by Leesa (www.leesa.com/rem).

2hr 13mins

22 Aug 2018

Rank #2

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25. Chronic Town

Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together once again as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman--but this time to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. In this first episode, Scott and Scott share how they initially encountered the music of R.E.M. before launching into a track-by-track breakdown of the group’s first EP, Chronic Town.This episode is sponsored by Leesa and Audible.

2hr 1min

21 Feb 2018

Rank #3

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3. The Joshua Tree (w/ Harris Wittels) - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

Harris Wittels aka radio's bad boy of Analyze Phish joins Adam Scott Aukerman this week to delve into U2's critically acclaimed fifth studio album The Joshua Tree. They'll talk about Scott's experience going to see The Joshua Tree tour, how this was Adam's first U2 record he was exposed to, and how this album made U2 superstars. Will Adam Scott Aukerman turn Harris around on U2? Tune in to find out! This episode is sponsored by: Squarespace : Build your own website. Use offer code BONO for a free trial and 10% off. Bonobos : Better fitting Men's clothes. Use offer code EDGE for a 20% discount.

1hr 35mins

12 Mar 2014

Rank #4

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14. Staind Glass (w/ Todd Glass) - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

It's been awhile but finally comedian extraordinaire Todd Glass joins Adam Scott Aukerman for the debut of Staind Glass, the podcast where Todd Glass discusses the metal band Staind. Before diving into Staind's album Break the Cycle, Todd plays a game where he has to figure out if he's listening to a U2 song or not. Plus, the guys talk about the best wedding experience, night 2 of Hollywood Joel, and the use of reverb. This episode is sponsored by:  Stamps.com . Click here for a special $110 Bonus Offer!  Qello : Instantly stream full length HD concerts. Go to www.Qello.com/VIP/U2talk for a free trial.  Squarespace : Build your own website. Use offer code EDGE for a free trial and 10% off.

2hr 14mins

28 May 2014

Rank #5

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22. U2 Talk 2 U - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

It finally happened. Scott and Scott traveled to the legendary Electric Ladyland Studios in New York City for a monumental bare all confessional interview with the lovable lads Bonobos, Thedge, Larry Mullen Sr.'s Son & Adam Clay 2000 Pounds.This episode is sponsored by: Audible , Squarespace , and Meundies . Use offer code Bono to save!

2hr 26mins

6 Aug 2015

Rank #6

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26. Murmur

Adam Scott Aukerman are back this week to talk all about R.E.M.’s debut studio album Murmur. They’ll discuss getting their first albums on tape, trivia bits from the band’s hometown of Athens, Georgia, and Murmur’s mysterious lyrics. Plus, we’ll hear how the album got its name, the boys’ thoughts on the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, and the story behind Murmur’s melodic bass lines.This episode is sponsored by Merge Records (code: REM).

1hr 41mins

28 Feb 2018

Rank #7

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35. Automatic for the People

Adam Scott Aukerman rejoin to discuss R.E.M.’s seminal eighth studio album Automatic for the People. We’ll get the scoop on where to find the best pizza slices, how Adam ended up as an extra in an R.E.M. music video, and where the boys found themselves upon the 1992 album’s release before they dive into Automatic for the People. Plus, Adam talks about a film he saw on a new episode of “I Love Films.” This episode is sponsored by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

1hr 52mins

2 May 2018

Rank #8

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23. The Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

Adam Scott Aukerman are back! They discuss seeing U2 live at the Rose Bowl, break down the setlist and talk about the Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour. We get a long anticipated Harry Potter update from Adam and much more!Buy new U Talkin’ U2 To Me? t-shirts at podswag.com.This episode is sponsored by SeatGeek and Leesa.

1hr 53mins

2 Jun 2017

Rank #9

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52. Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage 1982-2011

On the final (for now) episode of R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: Me, Adam Scott Aukerman discusses the band’s “Best Of” compilation and the final three songs they released as a group. They also rank R.E.M.’s albums and songs, and -- in the moment we’ve all been waiting for -- go through Adam’s wedding CD playlist.

2hr 29mins

5 Sep 2018

Rank #10

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2. The Unforgettable Fire - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

Adam Scott Aukerman say hello to family, friends, and U2 fans as they dive into U2's fourth studio album The Unforgettable Fire. They’ll talk about where their little boy selves were at the time of its October 1st 1984 release, the significant event that occurred at 1985‘s Live Aid that made U2 superstars, and what their impressions of the album are today. Plus, they’ll share some of their favorite movie quotes in the return of their podcast “I Love Films.”This episode is sponsored by Squarespace . Use offer code BONO for a free trial.

1hr 34mins

5 Mar 2014

Rank #11

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16. Commentary Special (w/ Harris Wittels, Lance Bangs, Paul F. Tompkins) - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

It's time for Adam Scott Aukerman to look back at the episode that started it all in a special season finale commentary episode of U Talkin' U2 To Me? Past guests Harris Wittels, Lance Bangs, and Paul F. Tompkins return to finally answer some burning questions. What were some of their favorite moments from the show? When did they first hear about U2? What are their favorite U2 albums? Plus, Scott drops a bombshell that can only be explored through the many fan favorite sub-podcasts like 2’s Clues, Talkin’ Bout Money, and much more. This episode is sponsored by:  Bonobos . Use offer code EDGE to get 20% off Fracture: Fracture allows you print your pictures directly on pure glass. Go to www.fractureme.com for more info!

1hr 32mins

11 Jun 2014

Rank #12

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37. Monster with April Richardson

Comedian April Richardson joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss R.E.M.’s ninth studio album Monster. They’ll talk about when April first heard the band, meeting Mike Mills by going to his house, and her Top 10 R.E.M. songs. Plus, Scott and Scott talk about their Rocky Horror Picture Show phases, Rivers Cuomo’s R.E.M. cover, and U2 & R.E.M. teaming up to play “One.”

2hr 39mins

16 May 2018

Rank #13

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43. Staind Glass 2 with Todd Glass

It’s been awhile! Comedian extraordinaire Todd Glass returns to join Adam Scott Aukerman for the second installment of Staind Glass. This time around Todd shares all he knows about the band R.E.M and tries to guess which songs are performed by R.E.M. or not. They also get into why Todd is nervous to be back on the show, why the Scotts haven’t been invited to one of Todd’s parties, and the time Todd crashed a wedding. Pick up a brand new “Staind Glass” T-shirt over at www.podswag.comThis episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM) and Sound of Vinyl (www.soundofvinyl.com/REM).

1hr 39mins

27 Jun 2018

Rank #14

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49. Collapse Into Now with Haley Joel Osment

Actor Haley Joel Osment joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss R.E.M.’s 15th and final studio album Collapse into Now. They talk about when Haley first heard of R.E.M., Haley’s first concert ever being the Up Tour three days before The Sixth Sense was released, and how Adam was almost in A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Plus, the Scotts talk about films that make them hungry in another episode of “I Love Films.”This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/rem).

2hr 27mins

15 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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47. Accelerate with Dave Holmes

TV personality, writer and co-host of Homophilia, Dave Holmes joins Adam Scott Aukerman as they discuss R.E.M.’s fourteenth studio album, Accelerate. Dave talks about how he got involved with MTV’s first Wanna Be a VJ contest, interviewing Michael Stipe, and his Top 10 R.E.M. songs. Plus, the Scotts open up the ol’ mailbag and debut an episode of “I’m Sorry.”

2hr 8mins

1 Aug 2018

Rank #16

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4. Rattle and Hum (w/ Lance Bangs) - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

Filmmaker, documentarian, and director Lance Bangs joins Adam Scott Aukerman this week to discuss U2's sixth studio album & rockumentary film Rattle and Hum. They'll talk about Lance's longtime relationship with U2 which started with him being a fan to getting to know the lovable lads more personally, share their favorite moments from the film, and break down their perfect Rattle and Hum tracklists. Plus, Adam tells us about being at the surprise U2 show during a Haiti Benefit and witnessing U2's acceptance speech after winning a Golden Globe. This episode is sponsored by Bonobos . Use offer code EDGE to get 20% off.

2hr 10mins

19 Mar 2014

Rank #17

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9. Slowing It Down - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

Adam Scott Aukerman slow things down by taking a break from discussing U2's discography and instead welcome the dapper Paul F. Tompkins to talk about his thoughts and opinions on U2. They also talk about U2 performing "Ordinary Love" at the 2014 Oscars, Adam meeting Bono and his daughters, and some of the many iTunes reviews of the podcast.  This episode is sponsored by: Stamps.com . Click here for a special $110 Bonus Offer! Naturebox: Go to naturebox.com/u2 to save 50% on your first box of delicious snacks. TrunkClub: Go to trunkclub.com/u2 to save on better fitting Men's Clothes.

1hr 48mins

23 Apr 2014

Rank #18

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17. Songs of Innocence - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

That's right, it's been awhile but Adam Scott Aukerman are back by popular demand to dive into U2's thirteenth studio album Songs of Innocence. They'll talk about the U2's live performance at the live Apple event, U2 releasing their new album right into everyone's iTunes library for free, and their current thoughts on every single track on this album. Plus, they share their Top 10 R.E.M. songs as they read some fantastic fan mail, we check in where Adam is with Harry Potter, and the critically acclaimed podcast "I Love Films" returns. Oh yeah, the guys finally get some T-SHIRTS!

2hr 34mins

11 Sep 2014

Rank #19

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33. Green with Lance Bangs

Director Lance Bangs joins Adam Scott Aukerman once again to really dig in to R.E.M.’s sixth studio album Green. They’ll talk about how the 1988 album’s release intentionally coincided with Election Day, the incorporation of the mandolin into R.E.M.’s sound, and which song has the most annoying video. Plus, they pick apart the layered vocals and share their fan club experiences.This episode is sponsored by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

1hr 29mins

18 Apr 2018

Rank #20