The Dork Forest

Dork on Dork Dialog with Jackie Kashian. I am interested in whatever dorky thing you want to talk about. Guests speak to their love of books, TV, Movies, Comic books, websites, food, wrestling, cars, action figures and bees. There is room for all in The Dork Forest. This is a safe space. Credits: Music composed and performed by Mike Ruekberg (Sarah Cohen on intro) Audio fixes by Patrick Brady Website design by Vilmos
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May 29, 2012

Clare Kramer is an actress and one of the founders of Geeknation.com. You may remember her from Buffy the Freaking Vampire Slayer. Minute 38 I find out she collects furniture. Hi. It’s a fun show … She’ll be at the Philly Comic Con this week. Go.

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NOTES:

Wizard World Comic Con

Bob Calhoun’s Convention Dork Ep 38

William Shatner
Patrick Stewart

Avery Brooks

Kate Mulgrew
Scott Bakula – rhymes with?
Rich Sommer Ep 73

Dove Dark Promise

Boondock Saints

Shannon Elizabeth

Melissa Joan Hart

Spartacus

Bring It ON - Courtney

Right about 15:45 I realize Clare was Glory on Buffy. GAH

Walking Dead – Clare interviews me… Dragon Tatttoo as well. 

Incognito by Ed Brubaker

Unwritten by Mike Carey

Like Water For Elephants

Cane River

PD James

Death of a Cosy Writer

Cloisonne – Pictures.

Valley of the Kings

Freaking Awesome Network

Girls

VEEP

The Thirst

APP BONUS NOTE: Andy says she’s a SMOF

 Credits: 

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady
Music is by Mike Ruekberg
Website design by Vilmos: who has his own podcast

Apps are available with the bonus contest: iPhone or Android
My websites are www.jackiekashian.com and www.dorkforest.com

May 25, 2012

Erin Jackson is a GREAT standup comic from the DC area and she collects shot glasses. When I asked her to be on the show she said, “yeah… but everyone collects shot glasses.” Heh. Welcome to the Dork Forest.

 

Donation Button, if you wish is on www.dorkforest.com

 

NOTES:
Defending Your Life

Booker T. Washington

Videos of Erin doing standup

Malaga, Spain

EJ goes to the Rodeo – Me and Your City

Jodi Picoult

Colum McCann – Let the Great World Spin

Couples Therapy – VH1

The Sing Off

Zadie Smith

Shirley Wins – Todd Taylor


Credits:
Audio leveling by Patrick Brady
Music is by Mike Ruekberg
Website design by Vilmos: who has his own podcast

Apps are available with the bonus contest: iPhone or Android

 

My websites are www.jackiekashian.com and www.dorkforest.com

May 22, 2012

Corey Olsen is The Tolkien Professor. I grill him about Tolkien and then I Iet him talk about more modern fiction… so it’s all books all the time. His book Exploring the Hobbit is available for pre-order. I am excitable and on-freaking board. Listen and enjoy.

 

Donation Button, if you wish is on www.dorkforest.com

 

NOTES:

The Hobbit

Elven Rings of Power:

Nenya

Narya

Vilya

Sarehole Mill

Silmarillion

Letter from CS Lewis just a reference to it.

On Fairy Stories

The Goose Girl

The Games of LOTR

Lord of the Rings Game - Fellowship

Til We Have Faces – CS Lewis

Charles Williams – The Greater Trumps

Space Trilogy – CS Lewis

Peter Beagle – The Last Unicorn

Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula Le Guin

Stardust – Neil Gaimen

Summer Knight – Jim Butcher

Garth Nix – Sabriel

George RR Martin – Game of Thrones

Dragonriders of PERN

Kage Baker – Company Series

 
Credits:
Audio leveling by Patrick Brady
Music is by Mike Ruekberg
Website design by Vilmos: who has his own podcast

Apps are available with the bonus contest: iPhone or Android

 

My websites are www.jackiekashian.com and www.dorkforest.com

Review the show on iTunes

Feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

May 15, 2012

Dwight Slade is a great comic and knows “a lot about 3 people.” Let’s hear him talk about Elvis Presley, Pete Best and Anne Frank. He’s great, it’s great. I compare myself to Anne Frank. Enjoy.

 

Donation Button, if you wish is on www.dorkforest.com

 

NOTES:
Albert Goldman

Priscilla Presley - Ancestry and Early Life is fascinating Wiki

Civil Rights Museum
Gladys Love Presley died on August 14, 1958
Heartbreak Hotel – NOT Kurt Russell, David Keith

Stuart Sutcliffe

Mona Best – Pete Best’s mom

The Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell

Casbah Coffee Club – Birthplace of the Beatles

Anna Frank

The Summer of German Soldier

Anne Frank Museum

Van Gogh Museum

Credits:
Audio leveling by Patrick Brady
Music is by Mike Ruekberg
Website design by Vilmos: who has his own podcast

Apps are available with the bonus contest: iPhone or Android

 

The websites are www.jackiekashian.com and www.dorkforest.com

Review the show on iTunes

Feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

May 8, 2012

Lizz Winstead is my guest and she has a book out that feels "origin story-esque." And, surprise, guess who is into politics? A lot? Lizz Winstead, Minneapolis comedian, creator of The Daily Show and Air America. She knows more than I will EVER know about politics. I couldn’t sound less informed, tune in. She has a new book out Lizz Free or Die… Get it. Enjoy this.

 

Donation Button, if you would, is on www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com

 

NOTES:
This is the last ep recorded from Hari Kondabolu's apt in NYC in Janueary, 2012
Professor Irwin Cory
Rosenberg Spies
Follow Lizz on Twitter @lizzwinstead

Red State – Erick Ericson
National Review
Josh Marshall – Talking points Memo
Gaurdian Virginia Ultrasound article
Bishop Roach
Stewart Lee
Nancy Spungen
Kim Tillman
She meant Helen Mirrin. Judi Dench is lovely. Here’s a great picture of both of them.
Nancy Meyers

Credits:
Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg

Website design by Vilmos: who has his own podcast

 

Apps are available with the bonus contest: iPhone or Android

 

My websites are www.jackiekashian.com and www.dorkforest.com

Review the show on iTunes

Feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

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