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Meet My Good Friend

This is a podcast where I interview random people that I meet to prove that everyone has a story to tell. It's StoryCorps + Humans of New York, I guess. So far I've met an IT guy, a jewelery merchandiser, a crazy conspiracy theorist, a hippie chick, a hairdresser, an astronomer, a stand-up comedian, and a traveling insurance adjuster. Who will I meet next?
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May 6, 2015

Jenna is the producer of Dan Savage’s Hump! dirty film festival.

Hump! is billed as “The Pacific Northwest’s biggest and best amateur-produced porn festival,”  but Hump! also travels the country with a collection of 18 of the best films from the past 10 years of Hump!

The fact that the name of the festival ends in an exclamation point is making this description difficult for me to write and I think I’ll be blocked from iTunes if I list the names of the films shown at the festival, so just listen in already.

Jenna and I talk about who makes porn to be shown on the big screen, and who watches it. We discuss the rules that the audience must obey and the limited instances of indecent exposure (from the audience. There's LOTS of it on screen). To find out where and when you can see Hump!, visit humptour.com

My good friend Jenna is here to teach you all about Hump!

Apr 28, 2015

Sweet Baby Rei is a tiny but tough skater with the Burning River Roller Derby. In this interview you will learn all about roller derbies and and how derby=teamwork. Learn about things called blockers and jammers and panties and 187 knee pads.

Find out if I pass the WFTDA (Women's Flat Track Derby Association) written test and become an honorary member of the Burning River squad (spoiler: I don't). Find out the worst injury Sweet Baby Rei has seen on the track. Meet my good friend who is part barbecue sauce, part Sailor Moon. Meet Sweet Baby Rei!

Apr 22, 2015

Meet Tim. He is from Boston and travelled in to Cleveland to watch the Celtics lose to the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 1 of the opening round of the NBA playoffs. We talk basketball, baseball, football, and Tim’s love of watching sporting events in various cities.
You will also learn what an insurance claims adjuster does, which includes, but is not limited to “I do my job.”
The real meat and potatoes of the talk is about the City of Boston and it’s various landmarks and peculiarities. For example, did you know that the entire city of Boston shuts down for a holiday called Patriots' Day where they run marathons for some reason and everyone wears Bill Belichick sleeveless hoodies?
I’m pleased to introduce you to my good friend Tim.

Apr 15, 2015

Matt Brady is a standup comedian and purveyor of video games and other stuff online. Find out what it's like to make a living by making people laugh (and by selling super Nintendos). Please meet my good friend Matt!

Apr 8, 2015

Let's just call Nick an Astronomer. You wanna know about space, you gotta know about the planets. You wanna know about the planets, you gotta listen to Nick right now. Please meet my good friend Nick!

Mar 31, 2015

Meet my good friend Taylor. She is a hairstylist/beautician/aesthetician. If you listen to this episode you will automatically be a registered beautician in the state of Ohio! It’s that easy! Or not.
Learn about balayage which is a cutting-edge word for hair painting.
Do you know that there are 3 types of hair bonds? You will!
Learn to say the colors of the rainbow in reverse-ROYGBIV order. Learn about shampooing and something called dry shampoo (baby powder on crack).
Please, meet Taylor and learn HAIR!

Mar 25, 2015

Meet Shannon. She is a hippie I met at a hippie gathering. Learn about an awesome group of people that call themselves The Space Rangers. We talk about Michael Jackson, spirituality vs. religion, healing crystals, flaming hula hoops, and so much more.

Also, don’t eat meat. Or do. We don’t judge. Meet my good friend Shannon.

Mar 18, 2015

Meet Wade. He is a self-described “conspiracy nut” who plays tennis. Learn how waking up wearing socks can be proof of demons. Also, the Earth is flat but we can’t talk about that. The POWERS THAT BE will shut us down!

Bartender Kayla makes a guest appearance and gets to hear about Wade’s Star Trek fan fiction.

Mar 11, 2015

In this episode I would like you to meet Amy. She has a child, works as a jewelry merchandiser, thought the new Spongebob movie was built on lies, and takes crazy pills.

Also learn the incorrect way to use an apostrophe, what your birthstone is, the cheat code for Kid Icarus, and much much more!

Mar 3, 2015

Meet my good friend Paul. He will teach you about the magic inside computers, why Tim & Eric is not good TV, and how to get ripped in just 90 days.

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