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What Is The Most Pretentious Musical Instrument?

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If you’ve ever heard Jack White go through his marimba phase, or seen a dude waltz onto a subway car holding a djembe drum, you know there are some pretty goddamn pretentious instruments out there. But which one is the worst offender, and why is it always the bagpipes? That’s the subject of this week’s Deadcast.

We’ve got more, though, including bathroom engineering, secret papal archives, Trump, and all kinds of other shit. This week’s Marchman Bad Take level is at about a 4, I believe.

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