Jesse vs Cancer

Jesse vs Cancer

United States

Jesse Case, a notable standup comedian, has been diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer, and puts his life on hold for treatment in a different city. This podcast is the hilarious documenting of these events.


Episode 85 - February 20th, 2017  

This week Jesse rambles about buying CDs in the 90s, empathy for addiction, skateboarding indoors, and learns some more about polyamory. 

New Episode Tomorrow  

Sincere apologies for the delay. The power is out at my dumb apartment building. I'm assured they're fixing it and then I'll record and upload an episode. 

Jesse vs Fascism - Cabinet Full of Trash  

Jesse rambles about criminal justice reform, naked trophy wives, greedy bankers and racist Attorney Generals.

Episode 84 - February 12th, 2017  

Jesse keeps it short and answers some e-mails for Valentine’s Day.

Episode 83 - February 5th, 2017  

This week Jesse rambles about Lady Gaga, having a mustache, skeptical neighbors, and carrying around beer in a bag.

BONUS Jesse vs Fascism - Countdown to Midnight  

Better put on some coffee. Jesse talks madmen with nukes and what to do about it.

Episode 82 - Bioethics and Other Big Words  

Jesse is joined by a bioethics researcher to scratch the surface of health insurance, Bioethical dilemmas, and how science can survive the age of the orange monster.

Episode 81 - January 22nd, 2017  

This week Jesse rambles about steel-cut oats, bathroom troubles, getting caught in a lie, and French-Canadian cancer pseudoscience.

BONUS Jesse vs Fascism - Inauguration Day  

Jesse rambles about his respect for the Obama family, political optics when protesting, and British tourists.

Episode 80 - January 15th, 2017  

Jesse rambles about dog fur, slow service, cocaine, and tells a kid what guitar to buy. He also discusses Trump’s dumb press conference and the importance of organized, non-violent resistance to tyranny.

Episode 79 - January 8th, 2017  

Jesse rambles about getting a driver's license, bad orgasms, and his dislike of brunch. Then his dad, Lizard, pops in for a chat about getting old. 

Episode 78 - Jesse vs New Years  

To kick off 2017, Jesse rambles about his New Years resolutions, being naked, drunk teens, and the future of music.

Episode 77 - Jesse vs Christmas  

Jesse rambles about getting Tonsillitis, novelty lamps, and why his whole family is impossible to shop for. Thatcher Wadswallow (musician) stops by with a new Christmas tune, and Jesus Christ (savior) surprises Jesse to talk a little about his birthday.

BONUS Jesse vs Fascism Episode 2  

Jesse talks about the upcoming Christmas Special. Then he rambles about the history of democracy, maintaining sanity through the disinformation age, and why Vladimir Putin is a total douche. 

More importantly, he keeps getting interrupted by his upstairs neighbors having very loud sex.

Episode 76 - Bad Teeth, Great Art  

Jesse starts rambling and accidentally makes a “British Art” special. He dives into his love of JK Rowling, Stephen Merchant, and John Lennon.

Episode 76 Prequel  

Jesse has a cold again, so he's saving his voice to record a longer episode tomorrow. So, you know, be an adult about it.

Episode 75 - December 4th, 2016  

Jesse rambles about his ongoing fight with the phone company, dance parties, weird Austrians, and answers an email about how to hit on a fellow cancer patient.

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Episode 74 - November 27th, 2016  

Jesse rambles about banging your childhood crush, panhandling on holidays, bad customer service, and sleeping in his car.


Episode 73 - November 20th, 2016  

Jesse rambles about UFOs, the history of silverware, Thanksgiving, and nice racists. Then he answers an email about convincing a family member to do chemo.

Episode 72 - La Resistance!  

Jesse rambles about his boycott of the supermoon, plastic flutes, and how to move forward, together.

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