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 15, 2013

Chemda is a food dork. Not a "foodie" but probably a foodie. She is a lady that loves food. Um.. me too. So we dork it up hard core about food. She is half of a great NYC podcast called Keith and the Girl. She is the girl. www.keithandthegirl.com

This month's shows are spondored by MY comic book store: www.earth2comics.com (stores in Sherman Oaks, CA and Northridge, CA). Go into one of those stores... MENTION that you listen to TDF adn get 10% off your purchase. Maybe you can even order online... who knows? I think I know. You can't. BUT IT'S A GREAT STORE!

www.allthingscomedy is the podcast network The Dork Forest is part of Plenty of other pods to dork out to if you're looking for more pods!

NOTES:
Shakshuka - Israeli breakfast
http://www.davidlebovitz.com/2013/02/shakshuka-recipe-eggs/

Sabich - Iraqi breakfast sandwich: http://herbivoracious.com/2008/04/recipe-sabich.html

DONATE folks... I'm working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com. You can donate directly, get a shirt or a CD, or just buy something from Amazon using the banner on www.jackiekashian.com. Full standup schedule on the website too. iTunes loves a review... if you haven't. If you have... I THANK YOU. You're swell.

CREDITS:
Audio and Teaser Clips by Patrick Brady
Music Composed and sang by Mike Ruekberg
Website designed by Vilmos

Oct 8, 2013

Robert Hurt (www.spitzer.caltech.edu/mission/profile/50-robert-hurt) is the visualization scientist(he translates color) for the Spitzer Telescope. He works for Cal Tech, JPL and NASA... in that order... I think. He's done a series of truly accessible space/science videos and they're great. As is he. 

This Month's shows are sponsored by EARTH 2 Comics (comic shop in Sherman Oaks and Northridge www.earth2comics.com). It's my very own comic shop and they are super helpful if you're just getting into comics and they have everything. Go in. Tell them you're a Ranger (or a fan of TDF) and get 10% off.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is part of. Plenty of other great pods out there if you're looking.


Remember the DONATE button... still around www.jackiekashian.com and www.dorkforest.com - feel free to pony up. If you don't have the money.. just talk it up to your peoples. :) You can also get merch for money on my website as well. That is good too. And the AMAZON banner on jackiekashian.com, click through to them... buy your stuff and I get a kickback. Good times.

CREDITS:
Audio and Teaser Vids by Patrick Brady
Music composed/sang by Mike Ruekberg
Website design by Vilmos

Bonus content on tdf.libsyn.com and on the APPS (for iPhone and Android)

NOTES:

Best of Both Worlds - Star Trek Next Gen ep
NASA Spitzer Space Telescope - www.spitzer.caltech.edu
AstroPix - astropix.ipac.caltech.edu

Lee Bennett - TDF EP 182 makes this work: http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu

M83 is a BAND - http://ilovem83.com
Bob Benjamin - also worked at UW Madison (alma mater of j kashian) www.astro.wisc.edu/our-people/faculty/benjamin-bob

Oct 2, 2013

James Adomian (@JADOMIAN on twitter) is one of my favorite comics working today and knows that there are True and Valid conspiracies that are happening. It's not reptiles and the moon landing. He is interested in what has been called "Deep Politics." He's always funny, always smart and he has a great album that you should get from iTunes called Low Hanging Fruit.

This month's episode is sponsored by Earth 2 Comics... MY very own comic store. www.earth2comics.com has a store in Sherman Oaks, CA and Northridge, CA. MENTION you are a Ranger of The Dork Forest and Get 10% off your purchase!! LIVE IT UP!!

DONATE folks... I'm working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com. Use the Amazon banner on my page to order your amazon stuff and I get a kickback if you can't donate. Or order merch from my page if you want to fly yer dorkin flag. Full standup schedule available and life TDF's are listed! Thanks for tuning in!

NOTES:
Peter Dale Scott coined "Deep Politics"
Jesse Ventura - 1980 wrestling, Gov of MN 1998, 2009 Conspiracy Theory show
Paul Wellstone
AntiWar History in WW2 - http://depts.washington.edu/antiwar/pnwhistory_wwii.shtml

I am WRONG - I know, hard to believe, 313 MIllion people in the US - not 380. And... the planet has more than 7 billion of us, that one annoying species on it.

To READ:
Homage to Catalonia - George Orwell
Generation Kill - Evan Wright (Recon Marines into Iraq)
Politics and teh English Language - George Orwell
Promethea - Alan Moore
Charles Protis - all of it, I'm told.
Aristophanes - what's left of it.

Asgard! Thor is from Asgard
Quantitative Easing - It's going to end up BEING inflation but it, in itself - i'm told, is not inflation. I'm not an economist... nor do I wish to be one... so i don't know.

Waiting for Waiting for Godot -

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/23/new-york-fringe-festival-report-waiting-for-waiting-for-godot/

James Howard Kunstler

CREDITS:
Mike Ruekberg (composed, sang) opening song. lyrics to end folk song as well. Sarah Cohen on intro music
Patrick Brady fixes the Audio and puts together the teaser clips:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxShvvK9Qe5c6dnGv8NgOSRy7WldI-YMp

Vilmos fixes my website: www.jackiekashian.com 

Sep 24, 2013

Brandie Posey (@brandazzle on twitter) is a comic, podcaster (LADY TO LADY on iTunes) and REALLY wants to talk about Ska music. I, as usual with a music episode, know... NOTHING. She knows so much... I try to keep up and now I want to hear more Ska. She's gonna make me a mix. Very fun. Enjoy.

Donate folks... I'm working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com You can donate directly, get t-shirts/CDs and order through our Amazon Banner. Also, my full schedule of standup shows and live TDF are listed. Thanks for tuning in folks.

This month's shows are sponsored by www.societyspectacle.com A great eyeglass store in Eagle Rock, CA. Get your glasses there! They KNOW their beeswax.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network we're on. If you go there you will see MANY other pods to listen to.

NOTES:

Ska music, the Wiki page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ska

The First Wave of SKA: http://www.thedarksighed.com/ska/bk2_5.html

Secod Wave/2 tone: http://www.amazon.com/Top-Second-Wave-Two-Tone-Ska/lm/1628EP9ECZX85

Third Wave http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Third-wave_ska_groups

Laugh.com http://laughstore.stores.yahoo.net/oncomedy.html

Credits:

Audio leveling by Ptrick Brady

Music by MIke Ruekberg

Website design by Vilmos

Apps are available with the bonus contest: iPhone or Android

bonus content on those apps and just LYING THERE http://tdf.libsyn.com/

Sep 17, 2013

Kelly Anneken (@thefatling on twitter) is a San Francisco stand up comic, the comedy curator over at Pandora Radio and enjoys a nice biography. A lot. She picked her current three favorite biographies (Hallie Flanagan, Madame de Stael and Cleopatra) and we go THROUGH them. In the midst we weed off talking about The Babysitter Club books and American Girl Doll books. It's great.

Disclaimer: This episode was recorded LIVE at Lost Weekend Video in San Francisco http://www.lostweekendvideo.com/Lost_Weekend_Video/The_Cinecave!.html, and there wasn't an audio guy. So you got ME. And Patrick did his best to mitigate how hot the recording was ... but it's a little buzzy. It's a little Ruth Buzzi. Get it? And... sorry. It was too great to bail on... so consider it in "podcast glory."

DONATE folk... I'm working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com (which has T-shirts, CDs and Hooded Sweatshirts, my full stand up schedule and more info than you want). Email me if you have questions: jackie@jackiekashian.com

This month's shows are sponsored by THE SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE! If you need glasses and live in LA - Go to Eagle Rock and let Katie and Amy pick you out some SPECS!
http://www.societyspectacle.com/

The Ranger facebook page is great for chatting about the shows and flying yer dork flag.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/

The notes are truncated... I'm on the road a lot lately...

NOTES:
American Girl Doll Books: Pleasant Rowland (great name) is the Creator
"Furious Improvisation" is the book about Hallie Flanagan - Dir of the WPA theater
Cradle will Rock - 1999 Directed by Tim Robbins
Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill - 1924
Mistress of an Age: A Life of Madame de Stael by J. Christopher Herold
Corinne, or Italy BY Madam de Stael (for example)
August Wilhelm von Schlegel - the tutor of Madame de Stael's children.

The Cleopatra book!! I forgot... find it. I believe in you.

CREDITS:

Patrick Brady fixes the audio and makes the teaser vids:
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheDorkForest
Mike Ruekberg composed and sang the theme song the Mexican Hat Dance.
Vilmos fixes the www.jackiekashian.com website.

Sep 9, 2013

Totally True. Fielding Edlow (@fieldingedlow on twitter) is a storytelling, acting, standup comic-ing lady that buys and uses stickers ALL THE TIME. www.imdb.com/name/nm3421144 A lot of people LIKE stickers... Fielding wants to bring a little joy to friends, family and bill collectors by decorating envelopes. We talk it out. Stickers. I never thought much about them. But there you are. Dork Forest. Enjoy.

DONATE folks... I'm working over here. My website, www.jackiekashian.com (which has it ALL, links to www.dorkforest.com, the donate button, t-shirts and CDs, my full schedule of stand up shows and live TDF's, and the Amazon Banner that you can click through to their site - and I get a kickback).

www.dorkforest.com links back to www.jackiekashian.com but it's also a place to see www.allthingscomedy.com OTHER podcasts. And you can stream the show directly there or click to subscribe on iTunes. As you will.

This month's shows are sponsored by the Society of the Spectacle in Eagle Rock. They made my new glasses and are named after a communist screed from a french dude in 1967. All kinds of great. If you need glasses and are in LA, check them OUT!  http://www.societyspectacle.com/

NOTES:

A Users's Guide to Hell by Lee Blessing
Havana Nocturne by TJ English
Sticker Planet in Los Angeles
Chuck Wepner - The Real "Rocky"

Credits:
Audio leveling and Teaser videos by Patrick Brady
Theme song composed and performed by Mike Ruekberg
Website design and hosting by Vilmos
Apps are available with bonus content on iPhone and Android. The bonus content is now streaming for FREE on tdf.libsyn.com for some reason. Not shrewd marketing Libsyn... but okay.

Sep 3, 2013

Cameron Esposito (www.cameronesposito.com and @cameronesposito on twitter) KNOWS the history of the portrayal of lesbians on television and the movies. And, can name more actresses than I can name people in my life. She is wonderful. This is great. Enjoy.

This month the show is sponsored by the Society of the Spectacle in Eagle Rock - on York - it's a really cool eyeglass store and Katie talked me into "cool" glasses. Heh. I think more along the lines of "a sedan on my face." Not noticable, not mockable. Katie has encouraged me to fly the eyeglass flag. http://www.societyspectacle.com. I recommend it whole-heartedly. Katie and Amy are great.

The Facebook Fan group is currently the best place for comments and sharing info with other Rangers o' The Dork Forest. https://www.facebook.com/groupls/353762778033456/ You can also email me your thoughts on the show. jackie@jackiekashian.com

Donate at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com. I'm working over here. My main website has, in addition to the donate button (I'm working over here... donate if you can), my full comedy schedule and live Dork Forest shows. You can order shirts or CDs or click on the Amazon Banner to order from Amazon. I get a kickback.

thanks for listening to the show. Take care out there, Jackie

NOTES:

Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Society_of_the_Spectacle
Linguica http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingui%C3%A7a
Provincetown - http://www.provincetown.com/
Varla Jean Merman - http://varlaonline.com/
The L Word - http://www.sho.com/sho/the-l-word/home
Suli Mccullough - http://www.sulimccullough.com/
After Ellen - http://www.afterellen.com/
Jenny Mcnulty - http://jenniemcnulty.com/
Liz Feldman - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liz_Feldman
Xena - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVUemcjccCk
Personal Best - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084489/
The Celluloid Closet – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112651/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
The Children’s Hour - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054743/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2
Kathy
Geiss on 30 Rock – Kiss Kiss Kiss
Orange is the New Black -
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2372162/
Kissing Jessica Stein - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0264761/
If These Walls Could Talk -2 - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0206036/?ref_=sr_1
Saving Face - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0384504/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
Noah’s Arc - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478079/?ref_=sr_1
Jodie Foster is 50
Finger Smith, BBC  - http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/fingersmith/
Skins - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skins_(UK_TV_series)
Lip Service -
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tq4d9


Aug 27, 2013

Moshe Kasher (http://www.moshekasher.com/ and @moshekasher on twitter) has a love of Religion. We talk about the BIG issues in a tiny tiny way. He goes into the history of various religions, his own journey with faith and I learn a LOT about Judaism. He's a great stand up comic, he's got a book out and his new album is o.u.t. Go to his website and see him live. For he is wonderful. Enjoy.

www.allthingscomedy.com is hte podcast network that TDF is with and there are a lot of other great pods on that network if you're looking for more fun.

Facebook Fan created group "Rangers of the Dork Forest" is a great place to meet other rangers and talk about the the episodes. https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ You can also just email jackie@jackiekashian.com and tell me how you loved the show. Just those emails ;)

DONATE at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com. MY website has my performance schedules and a boatload of merch available. T-shirts/CDs, hoodies. The Amazon Banner is there as well to click THROUGH to amazon and order (I get a kickback).

Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, Jackie

NOTES:
Kasher in the Rye - Moshe's BOOK!
Trembling Before G-D (the book he recommends fer reading, religion wize)
Borsalino Hat - the "go to" hat for Bar Mitzvah!
Source Family - Father Yod (crazy cult in LA)
Timothy 1:9:10
Lucifer by Mike Carey (the graphic novel I recommend for reading, religion wize;)
Ark of the Covenant MIGHT be in Ethiopia

Aug 20, 2013

Fred Armisen (Portlandia, SNL www.fredarmisen.com) loves accents, drums and admires the good works of Paul McCartney. We talk music and comedy and he's a really great guy. Wow, do I learn stuff about Paul McCartney. Hilarious, dry, smart and excellent. Enjoy.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Facebook Fan Group is where you can talk about the eps and meet other Rangers o' TDF https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ You can also always email me at Jackie@JackieKashian.com 

Donate at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com My website has performance schedules and Tshirts/CDs and Hoodies too. The Amazon banner is there to click through to them and order (I get a kickback). Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, jackie

NOTES:
Maria Joan Dixon  - Artist - http://stumptowncoffee.com/maria-joan-dixon-art-downtown-july-2012/
White House Subs http://whitehousesubshop.net/
Dean and Me - http://www.amazon.com/Dean-Me-A-Love-Story/dp/0767920872
The Frog Chorus - http://www.last.fm/music/Paul+Mccartney+&+The+Frog+Chorus
Keith Moon – The Who
Stewart Copeland – The Police
Clem Burke – Blondie
Janet Weiss – Sleater Kinney
Timbal - Tito Puente http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg9WvDFNibE
Sheila E  - Timbal - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6AYMopYvlM

Black Circle - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Circle
Allee Willis ep - http://tdf.libsyn.com/tdf-ep-175-allee-willis
Jake Johannsen - http://tdf.libsyn.com/tdf-ep-168-jake-johannsen
The Motels – Only the Lonely Can Play

Ram - http://www.amazon.com/Ram-Paul-Mccartney/dp/B000002UC7

Aug 13, 2013

Carrie Brownstein (Portlandia, Sleater-Kinney) (@Carrie_Rachel on twitter) loves books, music, socio-linguistics, dogs, guitars and I interupt almost every stoy she tells. I talk too much but she's still fascinating, hilarious and really, quite nice. Enjoy.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Facebook Fan Group is where you can talk about the eps and meet other Rangers o' TDF https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ You can also always email me at Jackie@JackieKashian.com 

Donate at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com My website has performance schedules and Tshirts/CDs and Hoodies too. The Amazon banner is there to click through to them and order (I get a kickback). Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, jackie

NOTES:
Portland!
Stanford -
http://www.stanfords.com/
Lardo -
http://lardopdx.com/
Portland Cello Project - https://portlandcelloproject.com/
Doug Fir - http://www.dougfirlounge.com/
Melodica - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melodica
Authors to read:
Evelyn Waugh - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelyn_Waugh_bibliography
Somerset Maugham - http://www.amazon.com/W.-Somerset-Maugham/e/B00B5C2NJ8
Nicholas Blake - http://www.amazon.com/Nicholas-Blake/e/B001H9PD6O/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1
James Balwin - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Baldwin
Virginia Woolf - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Woolf
Dave Eggers - http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&field-author=James%20Eggers&page=1&rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3AJames%20Eggers
Clan of the Cave Bear - http://www.amazon.com/dp/0553250426
VC Andrews – Flowers in the Attic - http://www.amazon.com/Flowers-Attic-Dollanganger-Book-1/dp/0671729411
Socio-Linguistics – language and society - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sociolinguistics
Discourse Analysis - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discourse_analysis
Descriptivist v Prescriptivism - http://english.blogoverflow.com/2012/10/prescriptivism-and-descriptivism/
Code Switching - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code-switching
Symbolic Power - http://www.amazon.com/Language-Symbolic-Power-Pierre-Bourdieu/dp/0674510410

Steven Pinker - http://www.amazon.com/The-Language-Instinct-Mind-Creates/dp/1469228432
Geoffrey Numberg - http://geoffreynunberg.com/
Deborah Tannen - http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/tannend/

Eight Below - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0397313/
Cat in a Mushroom Costume - http://mashable.com/2013/07/12/kitten-mushroom-costume/

Portland Food again:
ScreenDoor: http://screendoorrestaurant.com/

Phone Bonus on the app and at http://tdf.libsyn.com/dorkforest

Aug 6, 2013

Kurt Braunohler http://kurtbraunohler.tumblr.com/ is a smart, silly, hilarious man. His LOVE of Psychogeography gives him more information about Los Angeles than I've had in 15 years of living here. His new album is available for pre-order (with awesome trinkets) at http://www.killrockstars.com/howdoiland/

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Facebook Fan Group is where you can talk about the eps and meet other Rangers o' TDF https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ You can also always email me at Jackie@JackieKashian.com 

Donate at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com My website has performance schedules and Tshirts/CDs and Hoodies too. The Amazon banner is there to click through to them and order (I get a kickback). Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, jackie

NOTES:
Psychogeography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychogeography
Guy Debord – 1931-1994 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Debord

Duane Reade – Virtual Assistant http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BL4RsiKuCU
          wow… I think this is the thing. Creepy.
Best Fish Taco - http://www.yelp.com/biz/best-fish-taco-in-ensenada-los-angeles
Nina Conti - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0176376/
Urban Disorientation Game - http://www.urbandisorientationgame.com/
Come Out and Play Festival NYC - http://www.comeoutandplay.org/
Coulterville – Yosemite Town tour http://yosemite-tours.blogspot.com/
Janet Cardiff Walks - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/magazine/janet-cardiff-george-bures-miller-and-the-power-of-sound.html?pagewanted=all
Get Lost – K-Ohle Podcast - http://www.nerdist.com/podcast/the-k-ohle-with-kurt-braunohler/
Forest Lawn replica of The David - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forest_Lawn_Memorial_Park,_Glendale
Planet of the Apes – Century City… which is NOT downtown.
Patrick Keane - http://www.citizenkeane.com/Home.html
Kurt’s New Album - http://www.killrockstars.com/howdoiland/

Jul 30, 2013

Carr D'Angelo isn't from Earth 2 but he's from Earth 2 (www.earth2comics.com) … get it? He is the keeper of my pull list and he knows some serious minutia… heh. His comic book store is GREAT. In Sherman Oaks, CA and the staff is super helpful. Which is very important if you’re just starting to read comics. I learn stuff and it’s great. Enjoy.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Facebook Fan Group is where you can talk about the eps and meet other Rangers o' TDF https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ You can also always email me at Jackie@JackieKashian.com 

Donate at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com My website has performance schedules and Tshirts/CDs and Hoodies too. The Amazon banner is there to click through to them and order (I get a kickback). Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, jackie

Jul 23, 2013

Greg Franklin www.6pointmedia.com/work.php?director=55 animates stuff. REALLY WELL. REALLY FUNNY. So I ask him about cartoons. A lot. We weed off into wrestling and standup and it's ALL good. He wrestled for 7 years! He's great. Enjoy.  

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Notes:

Incredibly Strange Wrestling http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incredibly_Strange_Wrestling

Frank Kozik http://www.frankkozik.net/store

Coop posters http://www.coopstuff.com/products/category/posters/

Baron Von Raschke - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron_von_Raschke

The Crusher - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reginald_Lisowski

The High Flyers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Gagne_(wrestler)

Bob Calhoun Ep 38 - http://allthingscomedy.com/contents/1023/18-tdf-ep-38-%E2%80%93-bob-calhoun-and-rosie-picado-podcast

Shattering Conventions http://www.amazon.com/Shattering-Conventions-Commerce-Cosplay-Conflict/dp/0578115824/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1373413368&sr=8-1&keywords=shattering+conventions

Dayna Thompson Ep 180 - http://www.allthingscomedy.com/contents/2046/18-tdf-ep-180-%E2%80%93-live-at-limestone-fest-with-graham-elwood-dayna-thompson-and-al-jackson-podcast

Beer Blood and Cornmeal - http://www.amazon.com/Beer-Blood-Cornmeal-Strange-Wrestling/dp/1550228277/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1373413650&sr=8-1&keywords=beer+blood+and+cornmeal
Lucha VaVoom - http://luchavavoom.com/
Mad Magazine - http://www.madmagazine.com/

Hermann Mejia  - Artist

http://oglaf.com/

Kate Beaton – Hark a Vagrant http://harkavagrant.com/

Ed Brubaker - http://allthingscomedy.com/contents/1031/18-tdf-ep-30-%E2%80%93-ed-brubaker-and-kermet-apio-live%21-podcast

Patton Oswalt’s Christmas Shoes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq10bz3PxyY OOF

RichardFigures.com http://richardfigures.com/

Apollo Gauntlet - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKabqhOeOY4&list=SPaR-PbNOgKig6uW5JGOdh4HlpHEq8MScr&index=1

Jul 16, 2013

James P. Connolly is a comic and a great guy. He also knows about, wants to talk on, and WILL talk about - Elvis. Presley. Not Costello. Not anything else. The original king. This is so great. Enjoy.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Notes:
http://www.elvis.com/ is all you need.
Katamari Damacy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwhFH75OCDs
July 29th Irvine, CA Improv benefit http://danapoint5thmarines.com/semper-funny
Goonies in Rochester, MN
http://www.gooniescomedy.com/
I ask, “why was Elvis so dumb?” I felt bad about it. But it’s there now.
Graceland
was 10,266 square feet (953.7 m2) when originally bought
Gulp – Mary Roach
http://www.amazon.com/Gulp-Adventures-Alimentary-Mary-Roach/dp/0393081575/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1372898501&sr=8-1&keywords=Gulp%3A+Adventures+on+the+Alimentary+Canal
Hamburger James was a guy who wanted to be in the Memphis Mafia” http://thetravelingtwosome.com/?p=995

Facebook Fan Group is where you can talk about the eps and meet other Rangers o' TDF https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ You can also always email me at Jackie@JackieKashian.com 

Donate at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com My website has performance schedules and Tshirts/CDs and Hoodies too. The Amazon banner is there to click through to them and order (I get a kickback). Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, jackie

Jul 12, 2013

Lee Bennett is one of Andy's best friends and has been my DC Comic "docent" on many an occassion. You asked for more DC Comic dorking out, we bring it. Lee has many dorkdoms... this is just the first. It's great. Enjoy.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Notes:
Comics Code Authority founded 1954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comics_Code_Authority
Denny O’Neil - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_O'Neil
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund - http://cbldf.org/
Geoff Johns Green Lantern - http://www.amazon.com/Green-Lantern-Sinestro-Corps-Vol/dp/1401216501
Legion of Substitute Heroes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_of_Substitute_Heroes
Legion of Super Pets http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_of_Super-Pets
Wonder Woman http://www.amazon.com/Wonder-Woman-Vol-Blood-The/dp/140123562X
Darkseid - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darkseid
Batman: The Animated Series https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman:_The_Animated_Series

Comic Con 1970 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Diego_Comic-Con_International
Kevin Eastman – EP 95 http://tdf.libsyn.com/tdf-ep-95-live-kevin-eastman-and-baron-vaughn

Facebook Fan Group is where you can talk about the eps and meet other Rangers o' TDF https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ You can also always email me at Jackie@JackieKashian.com 

Donate at www.jackiekashian.com or www.dorkforest.com My website has performance schedules and Tshirts/CDs and Hoodies too. The Amazon banner is there to click through to them and order (I get a kickback). Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, jackie

Jul 9, 2013

TiVo sponsored TDF in June. My friend Andrew solmssen @aolmssen on twitter, has had TiVo from the beginning. He gets his TiVo accessories at WeaKnees in Culver City, www.weaknees.com so Michael Adberg came over. We talk TiVo, tech and then more TiVo and tech. It's pretty sweet. Enjoy.

After the show Andrew set UP my TiVo (which I didn't conciously have as an evil plan... but it worked OUT!) and now I'm recording, via TiVo over-the-air television via our uber rabbit ears. And watching Netflix and Youtube on my TV thru them too. yay.

www.allthingscomedy.com is the podcast network that that TDF is with and you should go there and check out a lot of other, great, podcasts.

NOTES:

I'm not linking every techy things that Andrew mentions - but here's the VHS Supreme Court case:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-supreme-court-decides-universal-v-sony-as-vcr-usage-takes-off

Michael's TiVo retail and service store in Culver City is www.weaknees.com

Dungeons of Doom is the Mac Classic game I speak of and have not found an emulator yet. Feel free to email me that info if you find it - jackie@jackiekashian.com

Talk about the show on the fb group page https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/

Donate to the show on www.jackiekashian.com and/or www.dorkforest.com

Everyone should donate $100 a year. Cuz I'm working over here. If you have - THANK YOU. If you haven't cuz you don't have $100 a year... fine. Tell everyone you love the show. You can get merch for your hundy if you want. On my website store page - t-shirts, CDs and Hoodies. Live TDF and standup schedule are also there.  You can also use the banner on my website to GO to Amazon when you get stuff from them. I get a kickback. Doesn't cost you anything.

I've been typing forever but thanks for listening, follow me on twitter, review the show on iTunes and take care out there, jackie

Jul 2, 2013

Live from Limstone Comedy fest in Bloomington, IN at the Comedy Attic. Dayna Thompson brings her interest in all things Sasquatch www.comedyattic.com with Al Jackson (remember TDF EP 123) www.aljacksonlive.com and Graham Elwood (TDF EP 61) www.grahamelwood.com I laugh a lot. Enjoy.


WWW.allthingscomedy.com  is the podcast channel that TDF is with and you can go there and see a bunch of other podcasts ... there's something for everyone there.

Note: I have LIVE show audio issues again. I didn't check EACH mic so Patrick has done his magic. My fault if there's trouble in your earholes. I did buy lavs so hopefully it will be better always now. Heh.

Comments and talk abou tthe show is best done by emailing me at jackie@jackiekashian.com or on the fan run FB page (which I am also a member)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ 

Feel free to Donate to the show. Those lavs don't buy themselves. Donate buttons are on http://jackiekashian.com/ and www.dorkforest.com. Everyone should give me $100 a year. If you have already, thank you! If you don't have $100... whatevs. Do what you can. Emotionally. 

If you want to order $100 worth of stuff you can do that at www.jackiekashian.com. T-Shirts, CDs, hoodie. My schedule to see live TDF and Standup is there as well.

You can also support the show everytime you order from Amazon. If you use the banner on jackiekashian.com - go to Amazon through that and just order normally. I get some sort of kickback. My father is proud.

Thanks for listening... enjoy the show.


Jun 25, 2013

It's another great episode at A-Kon 2013. So Fun. I talked with Kyle Hebert http://www.kylehebert.com/ who is the voice of Gohan on DragonballZ - so THAT was cool for me. He's also in everything else. We talk anime, voice acting and it's mellow and fun. Enjoy!

TDF is sponsored by TiVo this month: and visitors to http://www.tivo.com/ can get $25 off a new TiVo premiere, P4, or XL4 DVR if they us thehttp://allthingscomedy.com/ promo code "ATC." All things Comedy, by the way, is a great place to find other great podcasts to listen to. That TiVo code is good til Nov 1, 2013. Note: The Sound is wierd cuz it's a live TDF and the board was set up oddly. Patrick did great but sorry if there's any trouble in your earholes. Comments and talk about the show is best done at the fan run FB group (which I am also a member) https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/ AND... couple things... feel free to Donate to the show. Donate buttons are on http://jackiekashian.com/ andhttp://tdf.libsyn.com/dorkforest and everyone should give me $100 a year. If you have already, THANK YOU cuz it helps. If you want stuff for your $100 I'm cool with that. Ranger and TDF tshirts are at http://jackiekashian.com/ and my standup schedule, live TDF schedule and my CDs are available there. CD's are also available on Amazon and iTunes. Lastly... you can support the show by ordering all yer Amazon stuff by going to jackie kashian dot com and clicking on the white Amazon banner there, then ordering. Supposedly I get some pennies and it doesn't cost you anything. Thanks for listening... enjoy the shows. See you out there. And take care of each other out there.

In conclusion... the interface with libsyn is bugging me. Sorry about the font size and paragraph style. Soon. I will fix this soon. Take care out there. And take care of each other. jk out.

Jun 18, 2013

Lisle Wilkerson http://www.lisleweapon.com/ grew up in Japan. I ask a LOT of very BASIC questions about Japan. She does voice work for many kick ass ladies in video games. Tekken, Street Fighter... you know. Kick ass ladies in video games. She also loves boxing. We talk Japanese Lady Boxing at one point and it's AMAZING. Enjoy.

TDF is sponsored by TiVo this month: and visitors to http://www.tivo.com/ can get $25 off a new TiVo premiere, P4, or XL4 DVR if they us the http://allthingscomedy.com/ promo code "ATC." All things Comedy, by the way, is a great place to find other great podcasts to listen to. That TiVo code is good til Nov 1, 2013.

Note: The Sound is wierd cuz it's a live TDF and the board was set up oddly. Patrick did great but sorry if there's any trouble in your earholes.

Comments and talk about the show is best done at the fan run FB group (which I am also a member)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/

AND... couple things... feel free to Donate to the show. Donate buttons are on http://jackiekashian.com/ and http://tdf.libsyn.com/dorkforest and everyone should give me $100 a year. If you have already, THANK YOU cuz it helps. If you want stuff for your $100 I'm cool with that. Ranger and TDF tshirts are at http://jackiekashian.com/ and my standup schedule, live TDF schedule and my CDs are available there. CD's are also available on Amazon and iTunes.

Lastly... you can support the show by ordering all yer Amazon stuff by going to jackie kashian dot com and clicking on the white Amazon banner there, then ordering. Supposedly I get some pennies and it doesn't cost you anything.

Thanks for listening... enjoy the shows. See you out there. And take care of each other out there. That is all. Jackie


Jun 11, 2013

Greg Proops www.gregproops.com is back! This ep is a LOT about Ancient History. As per usual I could listen to him read old timey papyrus scrolls. That's how the phone books used to come! Weird. His Podcast, called The Smartest Man in the Room (for obvious reasons) is here http://www.gregproops.com/blog/smartest-man-in-the-world-podcast/.

TDF is sponsored by TiVo this month! When you GET Tivo, at www.tivo.com you can get $25 off a new TiVo if you use the promo code "ATC" which expires on 11/1/13.

When I talk TiVo during the show I reference a bit by Patton from Conan at minute 3:04 - You could just enjoy his whole set. For it was AWESOME as well. Here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdzIXkj1OfA

You can always just DONATE to keep the show happening. It helps. For real. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com have donate buttons (and jackiekashian.com has my standup schedule, cd's, dork forest tshirts and LIVE TDF schedule as well). Enjoy.

NOTES: Uh... it's Greg Proops... it would take me FOREVER to link all his references. You're on your own.

Feel free to review the show on iTunes ... it seems to help in ratings with them. If you wish to talk/comment about specific shows with other Rangers, here's the fb group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/

Credits: Music Composed and sang by Mike Ruekberg (additional harmony by Sarah Cohen)
Audio Leveling by Patrick Brady
Website Design by Vilmos

www.allthingscomedy.com on Soundcloud is TDF's podcast host! If you go there... you can find a lot of other great pods.

And... another way to support the show is to shop at Amazon THROUGH my webiste. SO. Go to www.jackiekashian.com, click on the Amazon banner and shop like normal. I get some sort of kickback. My father is proud.


Jun 4, 2013

Tracey Ashley (www.traceyashley.com) is a great comic and friend of mine from Minneapolis. She loves The Sims and we celebrate the freaking Sims. I blow off a canvasser, hardcore, in the middle of this episode. Enjoy.

This month TDF is sponsored by TiVo and you can get $25 off a new TiVo Premier, P4 or XL4 DVR if you go to www.tivo.com and use the promo code "ATC" Which stands for the lovely umbrella group that The Dork Forest is part of... and they have LOTS of other podcasts to listen to over at www.allthingscomedy.com. The TiVo code is good til Nov 1st, 2013

In the TiVo ad I reference a bit by Patton Oswalt on Conan (Min3ish) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdzIXkj1OfA

Or just DONATE folks... everyone should use the donate button for $100/yr (or whatever) at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com (which also has myhow schedule, t-shirts, and standup CDs too).

These notes with LIVE LINKSAT: www.dorkforest.com:

SIMS: www.ea.com/the-sims-freeplay-ios

Maggie Faris: http://extrememaggie.com/

Mortal Kombat DC Universe: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcOoCxwJCzY

Mac and Chese: www.bakespace.com/recipes/detail/Best-Mac-and-Cheese-Ever/45842/

Spore (the game I meant): www.spore.com/what (by SIMS creator)

Firaxis made Civilization

Matt Weinhold: www.mattweinhold.com

Catfish - MTV: www.mtv.com/shows/catfish/series.jhtml

Dave Mordal's Show was called Wreckreation Nation

Southwest Airlines are very nice

Blue Fin NYC

Comments and talk about the show is best done, at this time, on the Ranger Page on FB if you want to talk to other Rangers.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady. Music sung and composed by Mike Ruekberg. Website by Vilmos. 

May 28, 2013

Allee Willis (www.alleewillis.com) loves Detroit, sandwiches and kitsch. She's written songs you know. September made famous by Earth, Wind and Fire... Boogie Wonderland... the theme to Friends (I might be the only dork excited about that last). But look her up on allmusic.com and have your mind blown. We talk about her amazing collection of kitsch, her project to help Detroit (http://alturl.com/xo5cc) and food. Quite a bit aout food. It's great. Enjoy. 

This month the show is sponsored by TiVo. www.tivo.com  - and you can get $25 off a new TiVo if you use the promo code from www.allthingcomedy.com "ATC." All Things Comedy has a BUNCH of great podcasts to listen to if you're looking for new pods to download.

You will hear me do an AD for TiVo on the show. I reference a bit by Patton Oswalt on Conan. (minute 3ish) www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdzIXkj1OfA Know that I genuinely like TiVo. So there.

You can also just DONATE to the show. www.dorkforest.com and www.jackiekashian.com have donate buttons. There, too, are Ranger T-shirts, CDs and info about my Standup Schedule and LIVE TDF's. Thanks for listening.

NOTES:

Mark Cuban: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Cuban

Prudence Fenton: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prudence_Fenton

Michael Jackson Candy Bar: http://www.alleewillis.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/michael-jackson-candy-bar.jpg

Michael Jackson drink holder: http://www.alleewillis.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/michael-jackson-drink-cooler_8253.jpg

Heidelberg Project: http://www.heidelberg.org/

Muosaic Youth Theater:  http://www.mosaicdetroit.org/

Restaurants Allee Loves in Detroit:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/DEmilis-Cafe/110399168997094

http://www.vinsettagarage.com/

http://www.thewhitney.com/

Restaurants Allee and Jackie Love in LA:

http://www.yelp.com/biz/bagel-bistro-and-cafe-sherman-oaks-3

http://www.langersdeli.com/

http://www.eatatstreet.com/

http://www.tonysmexicangrillca.com/

http://www.natsearlybite.com/

http://www.themagnoliagrille.com/#!/

more notes:

Allee's Detroit Indigogo: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/allee-willis-the-d-a-citywide-sing-along-multimedia-mega-tribute-to-detroit?show_todos=true

Karen Kilgariff: http://karenkilgariff.bandcamp.com/album/behind-you\

Armo Yogurt Drink:  http://www.thegutsygourmet.net/tahn.html

Amelia Earhart Statue: http://www.godickson.com/Earhart/aes10s.jpg

Museum of Kitsch: http://www.awmok.com/

The Color Purple Musical in London: http://www.lovetheatre.com/tickets/500003/The-Color-Purple

Comment and talk about the show on fan facebook page if you like https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/

Credits:
Audio Leveling by Patrick Brady http://www.thereforeproductions.com/

Theme written and composed by Mike Ruekberg (intro sung with Sarah Cohen) http://www.mikeruekberg.com/bionews.html

Website design by Vilmos http://www.bc-cs.com/

May 24, 2013

Mike Kojis is from my hometown. He went to high school with my brother and he was in on the ground floor of Trek and other “fancy” bikes. He knows bikes. He loves bikes. We talk about bikes. Enjoy.

DONATE folks… I’m working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com (Show schedule, t-shirts, and standup CDs too).

www.AllThingsComedy.com is the umbrella podcast host. If you go there… you can find a lot of OTHER great pods. 

Another way to support the show is to shop at Amazon.com THROUGH my website. So… go to www.jackiekashian.com and click on the “support the show, shop Amazon” banner.

Comments and talk about the show is best done, at this time, on the Ranger page on FB if you want to talk to other Rangers. (https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/)  

These NOTES have live links at www.dorkforest.com:

BE – what is now the High School Football field and gravel pit

Schwinn Typhoon

Triumph Bike

Mercier Bike – like this.

Tour de France

Carbon fiber – definition and uses

Road Racing on Bikes - wiki

Criterium racing

Dirt Derby

BMX

Free-style

Bike Polo

Kenosha Velodrome

Point Beer

Huber Beer

Weeding off to point out this great site: http://www.1018kustoms.com/bicycles.html

Eddie Schwinn

Interbike – Las Vegas

Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall

Beach Cruiser

Rollfast Bikes

Bike Movies:
Quicksilver

Breaking Away

American Flyers (1985)

Thunderdrome

Bicycle Diaries – David Byrne

Bonus NOTE:
Encino _ Sepulveda Velodrome

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

May 21, 2013

I’m in Atlanta with Sarah and Will Winchester. Sarah has a podcast called Nerdstorian: http://nerdstorian.wordpress.com/ Which is excellently dorky. Her lovely and talented husband, Will, is studying to be a librarian. And he makes music! Here: https://soundcloud.com/birthpoplovedeath He insists that studying for it’s as sexy as it sounds. Tune in, for they are adorable.

DONATE folks… I’m working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com (Show schedule, t-shirts, and standup CDs too).

www.AllThingsComedy.com is the umbrella podcast host. If you go there… you can find a lot of OTHER great pods.

Another way to support the show is to shop at Amazon.com THROUGH my website. So… go to www.jackiekashian.com and click on the “support the show, shop Amazon” banner.

Comments and talk about the show is best done, at this time, on the Ranger page on FB if you want to talk to other Rangers.

NOTES have live links at www.dorkforest.com:

Thrilling Adventure Hour

To Read:

www.Oglaf.com – dirty sword and sorcery webcomic.

Rex Libris by http://www.jtillustration.com/rex/ - librarian graphic novel.

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

Hadley Richardson

The Girls of Atomic City

The Walking Drum

Phillipa Gregory – Cousin’s War Series

Alison Wier

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

May 14, 2013

I don’t know why Janeane doesn’t have a twitter or a fb… but she doesn’t… You know who Janeane Garofalo is… she and Maria Bamford talk Beading and Suze Orman.I laugh a lot. Enjoy.

DONATE folks… I’m working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com (Show schedule, t-shirts, and standup CDs too).

www.AllThingsComedy.com is the umbrella podcast host. If you go there… you can find a lot of OTHER great pods.

Another way to support the show is to shop at Amazon.com THROUGH my website. So… go to www.jackiekashian.com and click on the “support the show, shop Amazon” banner.

Comments and talk about the show is best done, at this time, on the Ranger page on FB if you want to talk to other Rangers.

NOTES:

Lemmy - Motorhead

Shaws Tattoo Parlor - Houston

White Heart Beads

Beads of Paradise

Melinda Hill

CJ Arabia

Mather Zickel

Grey Gardens

Suze Orman

Revocable Living Trust

She DOES have a website… someone is doing it. http://www.janeanegarofalo.com/

Eastville comedy club

The Stand

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

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