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R U Talkin' R.E.M. RE: ME?

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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 the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?

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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 the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?

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This podcast has no reason to exist. I could not recommend it more highly.

By MoochMan - Jul 15 2019
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By the end of this podcast, you will have heard of U2 and REM.

R I listening to rem talk?

By Helmatt11 - Jun 21 2019
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I listen to it at work with headphones in and laugh out loud all day. People think I am nuts.

iTunes Ratings

2427 Ratings
Average Ratings
2202
67
32
38
88

This podcast has no reason to exist. I could not recommend it more highly.

By MoochMan - Jul 15 2019
Read more
By the end of this podcast, you will have heard of U2 and REM.

R I listening to rem talk?

By Helmatt11 - Jun 21 2019
Read more
I listen to it at work with headphones in and laugh out loud all day. People think I am nuts.
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R U Talkin' R.E.M. RE: ME?

Updated 12 days ago

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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 the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?

Rank #1: 34. Out of Time

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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.
Apr 25 2018
2 hours 1 min
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Rank #2: 50. Covers Of R.E.M. with Jason Mantzoukas

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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).
Aug 22 2018
2 hours 13 mins
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Rank #3: 1. From Boy to Under a Blood Red Sky - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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In anticipation of U2's latest album release, 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. In the inaugural episode they delve into the U2 eras from Boy to Under a Blood Red Sky. So put your headphones on and hear how Adam Scott Aukerman got into U2, a teenage Adam’s experience at the US Festival in 1983, and the premiere of their other podcast "I Love Films."
Feb 26 2014
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #4: 25. Chronic Town

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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.
Feb 21 2018
2 hours 1 min
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Rank #5: 3. The Joshua Tree (w/ Harris Wittels) - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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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.
Mar 12 2014
1 hour 35 mins
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Rank #6: 14. Staind Glass (w/ Todd Glass) - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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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.
May 28 2014
2 hours 14 mins
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Rank #7: 22. U2 Talk 2 U - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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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!
Aug 06 2015
2 hours 26 mins
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Rank #8: 23. The Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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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.
Jun 02 2017
1 hour 53 mins
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Rank #9: 26. Murmur

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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).
Feb 28 2018
1 hour 41 mins
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Rank #10: 35. Automatic for the People

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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).
May 02 2018
1 hour 52 mins
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Rank #11: Time Crisis Crossover w/ Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend & Jake Longstreth

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In a special cross-over episode, Ezra Koenig and Jake Longstreth of Time Crisis join Adam Scott Aukerman to talk about Vampire Weekend’s latest record “Father of the Bride” and of course all things R.E.M. Plus, another episode of “I Love Films.”

May 08 2019
2 hours 33 mins
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Rank #12: 2. The Unforgettable Fire - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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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.
Mar 05 2014
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #13: 16. Commentary Special (w/ Harris Wittels, Lance Bangs, Paul F. Tompkins) - U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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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!
Jun 11 2014
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #14: 43. Staind Glass 2 with Todd Glass

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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.com

This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM) and Sound of Vinyl (www.soundofvinyl.com/REM).
Jun 27 2018
1 hour 39 mins
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Rank #15: 37. Monster with April Richardson

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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.”
May 16 2018
2 hours 39 mins
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