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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). and will lead you to all the information you may ever need re this show and Jackie's standup.

Mar 7, 2011



Zach Ames and Tom Becker are my guests and they are in a BAND! A dorky dorky band called Ogre Mage. The rest of the band will be on another day – but they are all comics and sketch actors. We covered a LOT of ground. Lots o' notes.


Pathfinder – New D&D approved adventure

RISK-LOTR, GODSTORM, Axis and Allies – boardgames
Comedy Film Nerds – website and podcast

Ogre Mage – D&D monster

Where there’s a whip there’s a way Rankin/Bass' "Return of the King"

Tom Franck John Wayne’s Drunk Commencement Speech

Owl Bear – Grr Who!

Maury Laws – he kept saying Mel… but this is Musical Director
Fortress of Safety is not on FB but
Lady of the Land is on their fb page

Rock N Roll BBQ – Travis Randall

Suzuki – tiny child music program.

Dyscalculia – self diagnosed Tom problem.

Hamline University – Tom went to college here

I feel the bands they mentioned were EARLY 70’s… but it’s all cool.

36Mafia – Atlanta Hip Hop Group

Matt Champagne – comic, actor and friend of the show

University of Wisconsin – Madison – I went to college here
Maile Flanagan - Naruto

Dana Gould - Funhouse

Dragonriders of Pern – Anne Mccaffrey – I REALLY do love these books.

Ender’s Game Series (the one I couldn't remember was The Alvin Maker Series)

Robert Aspirin – Myth … books

Nathan Bedford Forrest – Confederate General and founder of KKK

Shelby Foote – Civil War Historian

Battle of LA – WW2 “Alien” Battle in Los Angeles (btw, now a movie and game)

Lars Von Trier

Fantastic Planet – the trailer… yikes!


Comic Books
Batgirl, Birds of Prey, Secret Six – I think I just like
Gail Simone

Galactus and Fantastic Four
What If?

Green Lantern


Power Chords - Image

Infinite Vacation - #1 JUST came out – you can get in on the groundfloor of this :)

Stand up comics!

Kyle Kinane

Myq Kaplan

Rylee Newton


PhoneAppBonus Note: Frank Lantz



LIVE taping of TDF (March 27th, 5pm) and

Stand up show (March 28th) WITH Rylee NewtonJ

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady and the Songs are by Mike Ruekberg
. My Website was redone by Vilmos : with

is an offshoot of it and they both have players and links to his good work. My show schedules, videos of my stand up and the donation button are all there as well. Thanks for the orders and the donations this week and, as always, thanks for listening. Take care out there! Jackie