Judge John Hodgman

Publisher: John Hodgman, Maximum Fun

Critic Rating: 4.7/5

Description

John Hodgman's Today in the Past podcast is now The Judge John Hodgman Podcast. Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge. If you'd like John Hodgman to solve your pressing issue, simply email it, along with your phone number, to hodgman@maximumfun.org. THAT IS ALL.


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.9

Alyx Gorman - The Guardian - Sep 26, 2020

"If you think listening to people hash out their pettiest domestic disputes for upwards of an hour doesn’t sound soothing, you’re dead wrong. The results are funny, strange and often quite tender. It’s not about the verdict, but the insight into plaintiffs’ lives – which is fortunate because I listen to this to go to sleep, and am almost always unconscious before the case is concluded."

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Score: 4.5

Talin Vartanian - Vurbl - Jul 1, 2020

"Most of the episodes are centered around cases that are brought in by “real” people. Some of these may seem trivial, like whether or not a family should wear matching t-shirts while out on vacation. But others revolve around major debates and arguments between a husband and wife (actually, most of them are like that). So think of this as one of those Judge Judy courtroom shows, but in an entertaining podcast form!"

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Score: 4.9

Ann from Splendry - Splendry - Feb 26, 2017

"And while there is much laughter, there is also much wisdom. I have found myself laughing uproariously and nodding thoughtfully in the same episode."

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Score: 4.5

Marc Hershon - Huff Post - Jul 25, 2014

"Some of the most fun in these episodes is after the judgement is rendered, when Hodgman and his bailiff, Maximum Fun‘s Jesse Thorn, are relaxing in chambers with a stiff drink, smooth jazz, and a few followup cases to comment on. …"

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