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The Dork Forest is a show where I, Jackie Kashian, interview everyone and anyone about what they really really like. ie thier dorkdom. Started in 2006, the youtube page has clips (and full episodes). www.jackiekashian.com and www.dorkforest.com will lead you to all the information you may ever need re this show and Jackie's standup.

Jan 17, 2017

More boardgames you guys. It’s John Kovalic (@muskrat_john and www.dorktower.com), artist to the stars of game design (Apples to Apples and Muchkin) … has a love of Warhammer, DnD, boardgames and all nerdy dorky things. He’s a local Wisconsin dork luminary and he is great. Read his comic, Dork Tower.

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Jan 10, 2017

It has begun. Here’s the most classically dorky of my siblings. Phil Kashian introduced me to Hobbit and LOTR. My brother Phil is a diamond of dorkdoms… so many facets…but we talk here, first, about Tolkien.

WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF.

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Jan 2, 2017

The Minnesota State Fair. Brandi Brown (@itsthebrandi) is a great comic and has an eclectic pile of dorkdoms. We picked a couple. The state fair and her diving into the caucus system here in MN during the caucuses. It's fascinating. Enjoy!! Welcome to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available...


Jan 1, 2017

Food and Family. Nia DeBose (Houston comic @LOLNiaDeBose) and I talk recipes and go down a rabbit hole of foods we love. (no rabbit recipes were mentioned) Then we weed off in the end about wandering neighborhoods looking at real estate. It’s a great one. See her comedy. Listen to this. For it is fun.

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Dec 20, 2016

Roald Dahl. Caitlin Gill (@robotCaitlin on twitter @Caitlinistall on Instagram) loves the works. Knows the flaws of the man. Teaches me how prolific the guy WAS. She’s a great comic and this is a great ep. Enjoy.

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