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Every Thursday, Andrew and Evan Gregory (of The Gregory Brothers) are joined by a special guest to revisit, review, and revise a song of their choice, and then offer an improved "punched-up" version.

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Every Thursday, Andrew and Evan Gregory (of The Gregory Brothers) are joined by a special guest to revisit, review, and revise a song of their choice, and then offer an improved "punched-up" version.

    'One Headlight' by The Wallflowers

    'One Headlight' by The Wallflowers

    Nepotism babies are so hot right now! But have they…always been?!? Evan & Andrew discuss the hottest nepotism baby of the 90s outside of Socks Clinton, Evan desperately and fruitlessly attempts to get Andrew to stop talking about Bob Dylan and start talking about  ̶J̶a̶k̶o̶b̶ ̶D̶y̶l̶a̶n̶  The Wallflowers instead. But the sonorous tones of the organ on ‘One Headlight’ keeps drawing Andrew back to Dylan the elder like moth to a flame. Andrew resorts to the only revenge available to him in this format, which is the most brutal $5 segment that has ever been recorded on our podcast. 

    You can watch the video version of this episode HERE!

    Walk-in music: ‘Backup Plan’ by Maya Hawke; ‘Their Hearts Were Full of Spring’ by The Four Freshmen. 

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    'Long December' by Counting Crows (w/ Pat Cassels)

    'Long December' by Counting Crows (w/ Pat Cassels)

    How long is it? Every single kid knows exactly how many days are left until Christmas, every harried mom and dad knows how few shopping days are left until the 25th, yet Adam Duritz and The Counting Crows are out here acting like Einsteinian physics applies to the Gregorian Calendar. Can our intrepid and unabashedly festive hosts take the most heartbreaking song in the advent oeuvre and turn it into something that will go on your family's Christmas Eve playlist? Seems impossible!

    Guest: Pat Cassels

    You can now watch the video version of this episode HERE!

    Walk-in music: ‘Atlantic City’ by The Band; ‘Latest Record Project’ by Van Morrison; ‘Islands In The Stream’ by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    'You're Still The One' by Shania Twain (w/ Jiji Lee)

    'You're Still The One' by Shania Twain (w/ Jiji Lee)

    Ever thought about how making a billion dollars would ruin your life? Maybe you pondered a lot of options (revolutionary coup, botched CoolSculpting, basic bitch drug cartel kidnapping), but you MIGHT have missed an obvious one if you haven’t read all the People mag listicles about Shania Twain’s divorce-slash-husband-swap! Long story short, do NOT hire someone to be your best friend and then leave them alone in a palatial Swiss chalet with your superproducer husband while you go on tour. Evan, Andrew, and friend of the pod Jiji Lee discuss how Shania and Mutt Lange’s ballad remains the most perfect ballad of all time even after their gruesome divorce, and also how paradoxically it could be improved by leaning into Shania’s sheer fury over being spurned, with an added bonus of it being very hard to extradite criminals from Switzerland.

    Guest: Jiji Lee

    You can now watch the video version of this episode HERE!

    Walk-in music: ‘(Everything I Do) I Do It For You’ by Bryan Adams; ‘Highway To Hell’ by ACDC; ‘Someday’ by Mariah Carey.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' by Green Day (w/ Joanna Hausmann)

    'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' by Green Day (w/ Joanna Hausmann)

    Have you ever felt like you were the only lonely person walking down a boulevard? Well we've got news for you. You're not alone. 90% of all humans have felt like they're the only one who can understand themselves before their brain finishes developing at age 25. Evan, Andrew, and Joanna Hausmann dive in to what makes Green Day the perfect band for the adolescent mind, why Boulevard of Broken Dreams is the musical equivalent of dogs playing poker, and if Green Day have sold out or not. 

    Guest: Joanna Hausmann

    You can now watch the video version of this episode HERE!

    Walk-in music: ‘Good’ by Better Than Ezra; ‘Sweet Melissa’ by The Allman Brothers; ‘Toxic’ by Britney Spears.

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    'Eye of The Tiger' by Survivor (w/ Arthur Meyer)

    'Eye of The Tiger' by Survivor (w/ Arthur Meyer)

    Is it rude to name your band after an event in which your friends and colleagues died? Is it rude to fire your lead singer immediately after he shreds his vocal chords singing the biggest hit of the 1980s? Well, apparently you don't care about this sort of stuff if you're a true SURVIVOR, because you've got THE EYE OF THE TIGER! Evan and Andrew welcome back Arthur Meyer to Punch Up The Jam, who comes ready not only with a pitch-ready idea for the punch up, but with the dumbest yet most impressive party trick that Evan and Andrew have ever seen! But our intrepid hosts have an ace up their sleeve to shock their guest before the Punch is truly Punched!

    Guest: Arthur Meyer

    You can now watch the video version of this episode HERE!

    Walk-in music: 'Racing Hearts' by Mattie Maguire; 'Get It On' by Chase; 'My Roommate' by The Village People.

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    'Replay' by Iyaz (w/ Phil Jamesson)

    'Replay' by Iyaz (w/ Phil Jamesson)

    Can a song be TOO catchy? Can a song be improved by making it WORSE, unlike what we do every other week, which is making every song better? Can a song be so good that it drags its singer into a black-holey whirlpool of one-hit-wonderdom? Well, the answer to all of these questions is YES, specifically because of Iyaz’s 2009 banger “Replay.” Evan, Andrew, & Phil Jamesson brainstorm ways to improve it simply by making it worse while also shop talking about YouTube, the Ocean State Job Lot, Waldenbooks, and whether pirating Independence Day could land you in jail.

    Guest: Phil Jamesson

    You can now watch the video version of this episode HERE!

    Walk-in music: ‘Rude’ by Iyaz; ‘Bad Habit’ by Steve Lacy; ‘Enter Sandman’ by Metallica.

    Follow Punch Up The Jam on Twitter and Instagram

    Get the punch-ups for yourself and support the show on Patreon

    Like the show? Rate Punch Up The Jam 5 stars on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and leave a review for Andrew and Evan.

    Advertise on Punch Up The Jam via Gumball.fm

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

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2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

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A bunch of unfunny wannabes talking about music. But mostly about themselves. Too bad none of them are interesting. You can do better.

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I listen to a lot of comedy podcasts, but this is the only one I can’t listen to at work because I’ll look like a fool absolutely busting up or trying so hard to contain laughter at my desk in my headphones.

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