Judge John Hodgman

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.


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Stick and Move and No New Butterfinger

This week, Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers to clear the docket with special guest Paula Poundstone! You've heard Paula as a frequent guest on NPR’s weekly comedy news quiz, Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me. She also hosts...



The Skeleton Brief

Kris files suit against his fiancee, Bonnie. Bonnie loves to decorate the home for the Fall season. Kris thinks she starts decorating too early in the year. But, Bonnie says she wants to enjoy her favorite time of year as much as possible. Who's...




Rachel files suit against her husband, Doug. Early in their marriage, she brought cookies to his family's Christmas Eve celebration. Doug and his brothers realized the cookies were similar to a beloved family recipe that had been lost to time. 20...



Sluice Juice

This week, Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers to clear the docket! They talk about making the bed, using and washing towels, and more! Plus friends of the Court Biz Ellis and Theresa Thorn of One Bad Mother help with a dispute...




Luke files suit against Stephanie. Stephanie refuses to say "bless you" whenever anyone sneezes. Luke thinks it's a pleasant practice she should engage in, but she says it's annoying. Who's right? Who's wrong? Thank you to Steve Runyon for naming this...


 18 September 2019  51m

Dowager Mayor

This week on Judge John Hodgman, it's time to clear the docket! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse are in chambers to discuss new neighbor etiquette, peanut butter storage, phone battery monitoring and more! Plus, the Judge catches up with a high school...


 11 September 2019  45m

This is the Sound of a Gamble

Maria brings the case against her sister, Lesley. Lesley has been making bets with a friend about Maria's life events. Maria would like her to stop, but Lesley says it's all in good fun. Who's right? Who's wrong? Huge thanks to Joel Mann at WERU for...


 05 September 2019  54m

The Smoking Pun

Content warning: This episode is almost entirely about cooking meat. If you find that subject to be unpleasant, you may want to hold out for next week's episode! Emily brings the case against her husband Eric. Eric enjoys smoking meats and brisket in...


 29 August 2019  59m

Tough Talk With LeVar Burton

It's time to clear the docket! This week, LeVar Burton joins the Court to dispense some justice! They all discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation, dressing your baby in controversial onesies, naming dogs, a letter from a listener about talking to home...


 21 August 2019  49m

Side Effects May Include Justice

Yael brings the case against her boyfriend, Jeff. Is it ok to keep expired medication? Jeff says it’s fine, but Yael disagrees! Who's right? Who's wrong? With Summertime Funtime Guest Bailiff Monte Belmonte and Expert Witness Dr. Sydnee McElroy!...


 15 August 2019  1h1m