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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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Oct 17, 2017

Sneakerhead. Johnny Beehner Standup comic @johnnycomic loves him an Air Jordan. Or two dozen of them. We talk about sneakers (which I only call tennis shoes ONCE) and we both realize we know nothing about actual basketball or Michael Jordan’s career. It’s really fun. You will love.

New Album available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness. 

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Oct 12, 2017

So this, as with all the premium eps, is in addition to the regular podcasts. What you will hear here is Andy and I talking about the ep. The full episode is at  https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/  for $2. No obligation, hundreds of free eps are also here… this defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep.

Live The Dork Forest at LA PODFEST w Laraine Newman, Kelly Carlin and Moon Zappa. We hash around the BIG ISSUES you guys. The full episode is at www.thedorkforest.bandcamp.com These women are sane and happy and my age and there’s epic talent and lineage here. And it hasn’t made them any crazier than anyone else. In them I see a great deal of sympathy and awareness and I hope you can hear it in this episode. Enjoy.

Full eps are on iTunes, dorkforest.com and whatever app you’re using. NOW – also on YouTube! Playlist updating from old ones… slowly. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxShvvK9Qe5cqyJAl961vzOzIFKbI2IEh

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Oct 10, 2017

Planners. We (Jenny Jaffe @jennyjaffe and I) talk about paper calendars for almost the whole hour. It’s fascinating and then you KNOW what you’re doing. Jenny Jaffe is on “Nuerotica” IFC's Comedy Crib and is a comic writer for Devastator Press and you will love her for she is a delight.  

WELCOME to year TWELVE of TDF.

Full eps are on iTunes, dorkforest.com and whatever app you’re using. NOW – also on YouTube! Playlist updating from old ones… slowly. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxShvvK9Qe5cqyJAl961vzOzIFKbI2IEh

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Oct 3, 2017

SMOKED MEATS. The cooking of foods. Then we end up on how we don’t want to eat sharks cuz they’re great. Jamel Dotson is a comic (@hogsheadcheese and www.whitebreadglobal.com) and knows things about meat. Some of it is a SECRET. I learn things. We laugh a great deal. Enjoy!

WELCOME to year TWELVE of TDF.

Full eps are on iTunes, dorkforest.com and whatever app you’re using. NOW – also on YouTube! Playlist updating from old ones… slowly. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxShvvK9Qe5cqyJAl961vzOzIFKbI2IEh

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Sep 27, 2017

Haunted Halloween Theme Parks. Kyle Clark (@kyleclarkisrad and a host of his dork forest-like pod THIS IS RAD) loves a haunted house and IT IS BEGUN. I become tempted. But still scared. He has a great comedy album, “I’m a Person.” Enjoy this. Get that. You know.

WELCOME to year TWELVE of TDF.

Full eps are on iTunes, dorkforest.com and whatever app you’re using. NOW – also on YouTube! Playlist updating from old ones… slowly. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxShvvK9Qe5cqyJAl961vzOzIFKbI2IEh

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Sep 19, 2017

Sitcoms. Solomon Georgio (@solomongeorgio) and I talk about Black Sitcoms in particular and we barely scratch the surface of a genre I know NOTHING about. He’s a great comic and I learn that value of appreciating the shark jump. Enjoy!

WELCOME to year TWELVE of TDF.

Full eps are on iTunes, dorkforest.com and whatever app you’re using. NOW – also on YouTube! Playlist updating from old ones… slowly. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxShvvK9Qe5cqyJAl961vzOzIFKbI2IEh

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Sep 12, 2017

Quilt the Quilt you’re Quilting. Lisa Allard loves it and I, FINALLY, learned how the heck it is done. It’s crazy detailed and sooooo cosy. You will love.

WELCOME to year TWELVE of TDF.

Full eps are on iTunes, dorkforest.com and whatever app you’re using. NOW – also on YouTube! Playlist updating from old ones… slowly. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxShvvK9Qe5cqyJAl961vzOzIFKbI2IEh

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Sep 5, 2017

It’s thousands of tiny x’s. Cross Stitch. You have to want it. Sara Schaefer (@SaraSchaefer1) is a comic and aspiring perfectionist. We talk Embroidery!! It’s a very very specific dorkdom and this is a great one. You will love.

WELCOME to year TWELVE of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Aug 29, 2017

It’s probably not a conspiracy but it IS fascinating. Dan Cummins (www.timesuckpodcast.com) is a great comic and loves a rabbit hole of conspiracy and the history of LSD. Trip the light fantastic Rangers. 

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Aug 22, 2017

Buckle up, it’s music. And cool (but NOT cool bc punk) music. Scott Marvel Cassidy (fine artist http://scottmarvelcassidy.com/) starts with a band that’s been around forever that he knows and we wander around from there. Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Aug 15, 2017

Moth Man. Not child or Moth People… this is one wandering last minute dork out with one of my favorite people: Karen Rontowski (@rontowski) on all things. Paranormal Karen on YouTube and IG. We go there. You will love. Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Aug 8, 2017

Weird Science. John Hughes. 16 Candles. Breakfast Club. Ferris Bueller. Steve Agee (@steveagee) loves these movies a lot. Know also that Steve has two podcasts! Steve Agee Uhhh… and We’re No Doctors. On THIS podcast… we talk about the horny teen movies of John Hughes. And I still like them. Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jul 24, 2017

Pokémon Go! Wizard Camp! Nordic LARPing? Harry Potter. Andy Erikson (@AndyErikson “Secret Unicorn”) is a multifaceted dork. So dipped. So great. Enjoy. I insist.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jul 24, 2017

Credit Cards can get you free travel and hotel for free. Chip Chinery (@chipsmoneytips www.chipsmoneytips.com) cares. I have Money ISSUES and yet we celebrate his dorkdom. Let’s do this.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jul 18, 2017

Drag. As in Ru Paul’s Drag Race and the Queens and Kings of dressing up RIGHT. Kyle Shire (@kyleshire and "Host of Machinima's Body Count Fighting") is a comic and writer and we get INTO it. You will love.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness. 

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jul 11, 2017

Pinball. Kevin Kleinhans (kevwritescomedy@gmail.com) loves pinball. We could have talked ALL pinball but we go specific LOTR pinball. And within that, game strategy of “Road to Valinor.” Oh… this is deep. This rules. You will love. Enjoy.

NOTE: of the many… enjoy this one: Find a Pinball Machine in the United States at: http://www.pinballmap.com/

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness. 

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jul 4, 2017

Speed Racer. For real. Nat Towsen (@nattowsen) is a great comic and has a podcast called “Rate and Subscribe.” He knows and loves and KNOWs about Racer X.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jun 27, 2017

Virtual Reality. Mike Drucker (@mikedrucker @mikedruckerisdead) is a great comic and writer and CLEARLY loves a video game. He has all the headsets. He’s ready. And there’s escape rooms you can do virtually… there’s movies to watch. And Star Trek. Now I’m interested. Enjoy. 

NOTE: Star Trek Bridge Crew was released May 30, 2017 and crosses platforms: Playstation VR, HTC VIVE, Oculus Rift. https://www.ubisoft.com/en-CA/game/star-trek-bridge-crew/

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jun 20, 2017

Bewitched to The Walking Dead. Supernatural shows that address the big issues. @debiontheweb www.debiontheweb.com is a great comic and watches a great deal of television and we learn that I do not. It’s a great one. Enjoy!  

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jun 13, 2017

Texas Holdem. Or is it Hold Em. Costaki Economopolis (@funnycostaki) knows more than many of us will every know about poker. He loves it. And, more importantly, it LOVES HIM. He has a new album “Live at Acme” and he’s a great comic so get on that. He has a podcast called “Quick Snaps” about the NFL… during the foot-ball season. We don’t talk about football. Check www.costaki.com for all of it all. And enjoy this thing. Cuz it’s fascinating.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

Jun 6, 2017

Jimi Hendrix. Oh yeah. A musical episode. Buckle up. Sal Calanni (@SalCalanni) is a SF comic and loves him some Jimi Hendrix. I learn MORE STUFF. He also has a new album out (called “Little Dago” his call you guys… check it out so that you will not be offended. Or be offended without examination). Jimi Hendrix you guys. Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

May 30, 2017

Dr. Katz, Home Movies and Bob’s Burgers. Charlie Hester (@alittleoffcolor and www.charliehestercomedy.com) is a comic from Illinois and loves and has always loved a weirdo, adulty, cartoon. Let’s get into IT!! Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

May 23, 2017

Finally, someone who gets me. Chicken. Bryan Cook (@Bryancooking) is a great comic, creates great live/recorded show like Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction and Reunited. And has a weekly show at The Virgil here in LA. Find him, he makes really good chicken. Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

May 17, 2017

So this, as with all the premium eps, is in addition to the regular podcasts. What you will hear here is Andy and I talking about the ep. The full episode is at  https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/  for $2. No obligation, hundreds of free eps are also here… this defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep.

LIVE in Portland, OR at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival w MANY local dork luminaries. Opening music by Aubrey and Angela of (http://www.thedoubleclicks.com/ @thedoubleclicks) and then great gaming talk with Eberron Creator (DnD world build for 3 and 3.5) Keith Baker (@hellcowkeith) and his partner in NEW games Jennifer Ellis (www.twogetherstudios.com) It’s live. It’s great. Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. This is a Premium episode... there are hundreds of FREE episodes on iTunes orwww.dorkforest.com 

New Album available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website. As well as the rest of the Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com

USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out.

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Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

May 16, 2017

The Art of THE DANCE! Renee Camus (@camusr6 www.reneecamus.com and www.aliveandkickingfilm.com)! I MET her because and on the jococruise and she lives here and dances and teaches dancing and we talk a bunch about dancing. I don’t know anything about dancing. You will hear. Enjoy.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

New Album
available on Amazon and iTunes now and later. “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” Real CD on the website.

Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/

Merch! CD, DVD, links to watch my comedy. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com 

 

USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness. 

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady 
Music is by Mike Ruekberg 
Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

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