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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Aug 30, 2011 10

My guests are friends and love old timey comedy. TV’s Frank (Conniff) and Ben Schwartz are recorded LIVE in Meltdown Comics at the Nerdmelt Stage. Nick Thune brings it home with some stand up! 

 

Credits:

Recorded Live by Zac McKeever

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by
Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast.

 

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

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

 

App Bonus: Ben’s profile of comedy writer Jack Douglas for the WGA

 

Notes:

Ladies and Gentleman, Lenny Bruce – Book Frank has read

Broadway Danny Rose – Movie we’ve all seen

Phil Baker – respected comic no one remembers J

Jack Benny

Mary Tyler Moore Show – Netflix this

Jack Douglas

Andy Kindler

Jimmy Durante

Dick Van Dyke Show – Netflix this

Bill Persky

Sam Denoff

Garry Marshall

Jerry Belson

Buck Henry

Never Trust a Naked Busdriver

Larry Gelbart – I had heard of him!

Nichols and May

Paramount Comedy Shorts - This looks like a great collection

Fred Allen

WC Fields – if you don’t know him… please.

George S. Kaufman

SJ Perlman – funny quotes:)

Sherwood Schwartz – no one knew what Frank said. OR DID YOU?

Nat Perrin

Red Skelton

Marlo Thomas

Limberger Cheese – Ben’s article.

History of Limberger Cheese

The Crusher – Video!

Sincerely Yours

Some Came Running

The Church that Bob Hope’s Infidelity Built

William Bendix

Cinimatic Titanic

 

APP Bonus is PDF of great article that Ben wrote for the WGA Magazine. Not online. Exclusive!

Aug 24, 2011 4

My guest is Patrick Jankiewicz. He has a new Hulk book out and he brought his brother Don Jankiewicz and we weed off to 70’s TV and comic books. I try to bring it back to the Hulk a couple times, I was overwhelmed. Plenty of suggestions for reading! Enjoy.

 

Credits:

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast.

 

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

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

 

Notes:

The Domes

Milwaukee Admirals

Matt Weinhold

Cheap Canadian cartoons hulk

Courtship of Eddie’s Father

Porky’s

Dragonslayer

Don pops in a bunch of awesome historical and classical references.

Flashman

She Hulk

Superman – Krypton shows up sterling gates

Gabriel Ba

Hard Time

Brian Posehn

The Viking

It is never resolved if Bruce IS the Hulk. I’m disappointed.

Diana Muldaur – Hulk’s sister on TV show and DR> PULASKI!

Dan Slott’s She Hulk (also great)

Secret Six – Dan Slott (great)

?bad? Daredevil?

App NOTE: Andy disagrees AT LENGTH on the android/iPhone bonus Daredevil fights Ultron by HIMSELF and more

Spawn: the Armageddon Collection

The sad tale of Bill Bixby, the man… closes us out.

Aug 23, 2011 3

My guest is a bee dork! Finally! Stacy McKenna Seip has lurked around the bee “community” for a couple years and got herself a bee setup this year and knows more than me. I learned stuff. Wow, do I not know about bees. Dive in and enjoy!

 

Credits:

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by
Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast.

 

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

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

 

Notes:

Pathfinder – I am a cleric for the first time. I am NEEDED!

Beekeeper groups in LA insert your own town with these names of groups.

www.Honeylove.org

Really? Pedophiles? That’s where I went? I like that Stacy just went along. She’s like a comic and UNMOVED by crazy comments.

Idiot Bee Info website. I should have read this first.

The worst predator for Honey Bees is the Varroa Mite

Hymenoptera

We drift off to knitting, gardening and … we’re back to bees!! ha@! Awesome.

Creepy picture of a Varroa Mite on a bee

Aug 19, 2011 9

My guest is math and puzzle dork, Michelle Mikki. She knows about puzzles that I’ve never HEARD of. It’s fascinating. I don’t know how this will play but know you’ve chosen wisely. I SING near the end. Wow.

 

Credits:

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by
Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast.

 

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

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

 

Notes:

Logic Lover’s Math & Logic Problems

Word Arithmetic - also called Cryptarithm

Cut the Rope

Play along with the puzzle we’re doing! I made this in Photoshop. Art!

Cross Sums – no digit is used more than once, and numbers 1-9 (no 0’s)

Newport Jazz Festival

Jazz Dork Forest – Ep 2

The Bravest Teenage Yanks

Mosquitoes – “Mosquito larvae are, in essence, nutrient-packed snacks for fish and other aquatic animals.”
Darlene Westgor
Diner Dash
Pogo.com that has games that Michelle recommends

NeoPets

Cream

Aug 16, 2011 5

My guests are fellow Comedy Film Nerds contributor Neal Weakley and founder Chris Mancini. Comic books, movies, nerditude… all covered. It’s a good one. Enjoy.

 

Credits:

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by
Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast.

 

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

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

 

Notes:

Vertigo

Lucifer

Sandman

Atmosphere

L. Sprague de Camp

Legend of the Seeker – the books and there’s 3 seasons

Midnight Run

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Tom Conti – is in the new Batman movie!
Nina Conti – Ventriloquist!

Vince Dantona - Ventriloquist

Wayland Flowers and Madam

Magic - 1978

Gattaca – not Philip K. Dick

Dylan Dog

Batwoman – Gary Rucka

Acid Rock

Beatallica

Bossypants

The Lightning Thief

CHERUB

The Hunger Games

Ross Thomas

Matt Weinhold on Star Trek

DVD’s and Downloads on Comedy Film Nerds

Aug 9, 2011 5

My guest is the smartest man in the world, Greg Proops. This is a win, dorks. Ostensibly, it’s old timey baseball. And there’s plenty of Civil War to present baseball talk. But Greg is a man who loves language and nicknames and this is fascinating. A treat for all of us. You’re welcome.

 

Credits:

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by
Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast.

 

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

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

 

Notes:

Rounders

Death to Flying Things

The Freshest Man on Earth

Moses Fleetwood Walker
Negro League
the link that Greg sent me. Great article.

Tyre – battle of (Ty Cobb’s namesake)

Okay… There’s too many references. You people on your own.

Good luck. I just let it wash over me.

Aug 1, 2011 0

My guests are bird dork Ellen Fox and Myq Kaplan, comic and seriously funny word dork. Hooray. We talk about everything. This is a lovely loosey goosey TDF and I have to bring them back. Of course!

 

Credits:

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast

 

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

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me. Jackie@jackiekashian.com

 

Notes:

Greg Franklin/Myq Kaplan

Greg Franklin/Jackie Kashian

Greg Franklin/Kyle Kinane

Suzuki Method

Breaking Away

The Year of Living Biblically

BIRDS! Jackie Wollner EP from 2010! Not Pre-recorded!

Crows

Heckle and Jeckle magpies on Wiki… the other source says crows.

The Week

The Week Australia

Phonetics, Morphology, Semiotics, Semantics

Split Infinitives

Dangling participle

End sentence with a preposition

Umami

Religion AGAIN!

Buck’s Rock Camp

 

Books and authors Myq recommends:
Dan Savage

Daniel Quinn – Ishmael

True Story – Bill Maher

 

Books and authors Ellen recommends:

Ted Conover

Looking For Alaska

Birds of Los Angeles

 

My one bird book recommend:

The Big Year

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