About the Show

On this week's show, comedian Tim Heidecker becomes an unconventional aerobics instructor, the Wits Game Show goes delightfully off the rails, and we hear new songs from singer/songwriters Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, who have joined forces in a super-duo called The Both.

Episode Rundown

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Aimee Mann and Ted Leo perform ‘Save Me’

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‘Murder, She Sang’ with Aimee Mann, Ted Leo and Tim Heidecker

“From the people who brought you Cop Squadron, Tall Sarcastic Lawyer and Pretty Police: Science Department, a police procedural where the procedure is procedured by someone who isn’t a police. Coming this fall, a rock and roll music person solves crimes on tour. Aimee Mann IS Aimee Mann IN ‘Murder, She Sang!'”

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Aimee Mann and Ted Leo perform ‘Milwaukee’


The Guests

Tim Heidecker


Tim Heidecker created Tom Goes to The Mayor with his colleague Eric Wareheim. It aired for two seasons on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. Tim and Eric then went on to create the Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! As well as the spin-off show starring John C. Reilly called Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule. Tim appeared in the critically acclaimed film The Comedy, and he most recently completed his first feature film with Eric called Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.

Aimee Mann


Aimee Mann has always been at the forefront of contemporary songwriters – from her work in the 80s band, 'Til Tuesday through her acclaimed solo albums, "Whatever" and "I'm With Stupid." Mann was nominated for an Academy Award and a Grammy for her songs from the movie, "Magnolia" and has since released several critically-acclaimed albums featuring dysfunctional characters, infectious melodies and true song-craft, the latest of which is titled "Charmer."

Ted Leo


Ted Leo, loved for his wit and energetic performances, is the front man and main songwriter of the indie rock band Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, a band radio host Tom Scharpling says "embodies the perfect synthesis of head and heart." The band's latest album is The Brutalist Bricks.