This episode features the return of comedian, Shannon Corder. Michael and Shannon discussed podcasting, recording equipment, ADD meds, misdiagnoses in men vs. women, family issues, Imposter Syndrome, standup comedy, how to create a podcast, Social Justice Warrior Princess, Internet singularity, name-calling, willful ignorance, listening to the opposition, Boards of Canada, news outlets, political anger, wanting to make a difference, sandplay therapy, Jungian archetypes, Greg Proops, Billy Dee Williams, Laurie Kilmartin, and Maria Bamford.
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This episode features comedian, Jen Saunderson. Michael and Jen talked about standup, Seattle, The Comedy Underground, roller derby, comedy clubs, strip clubs, burlesque, higher education, comedy podcasts, Laurie Kilmartin, baking, holiday parties, breads of the world, French onion soup, holiday cookies, childhood comedy influences, Garfield comics, The Rabbit of Seville, Muppet Babies, college comedy shows, grandma’s sex toys, wedding rings, Elijah Wood, Andy Dick, impressions, Justin Rupple, First Impressions with Dana Carvey, The Filling is Mutual, aphrodisiac cupcakes, oysters, seafood, the first date with her husband, soundtracks, The Twilight Zone, height disparity, Gilmore Girls, sex on TV, Victoria, The Walking Dead, and Black Mirror.
Our guest this week is standup comedian, Matt Kirshen. Michael, Kitty, and Matt talk about archery, mansplaining, science TV, Mr. Wizard, Santa Claus, The Krampus, German Christmas markets, American vs. British TV, Doctor Who, Tommy Cooper, Matt’s comedy career, stand-up vs. open mics, comedy writing, comedy clubs, Star Wars, Harrison Ford, conventions and fandom, The Martian, and Benny Hill.
Our guest this week is standup comedian, Virginia Jones. Michael and Virginia talked about the business of standup comedy, podcasts, women in media, and feminism. During our chat we were visited by Virginia’s roommate, Ashley Flowers, and comedian Dax Jordan.
Michael attended the Los Angeles Podcast Festival and chatted with actor and comedian Greg Proops about Consolidated, his part in Thanksgiving Day, his wife, Jennifer, male vs. female gig promoters, Bill Nighy, the pursuit of passions, and Dick Cheney.
Michael attended the Los Angeles Podcast Festival while Kitty Brown was preparing for Wasteland Weekend. Michael podcasted with several independent podcasters at the festival: Patrick Foss of Repeat All, Aaron Brodkin of What the Pod F Bang Bang, Will Runion of, Scrambled Brains and the upcoming Lake Kinnikinnick, David Spencer of Thank You, Internet, Emil Grecian and Morgan Pratt, Shawn Marek and Jen Stansfield of Worst Collection Ever, and Marc Hershon of Succotash.
My second time up at Liquid Zoo open mic, hosted by the funny Ron Swallow, on July 29, 2015. I plan for this to be a regular weekly thing. Getting up makes me feel alive and makes the day job a little less horrific.
This week, Michael and Kitty chat about fitness, depression, vegan dining, cars, physical media, hummingbirds, psychoactive drugs, club flirtations, weather, food struggles, porn, sex, avoiding shaming, the spectrum of attraction, equality and social justice, standup comedy open mics, Amy Schumer, cultural stereotypes, Jurassic World, Slave Leia, positive press for plus-sized women, Tess Holliday, unwelcome attention, ice cream, Tee Fury Post Punk Heroes, and Jane the Virgin.