The Dork Forest

The Dork Forest

United States

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

Episodes

The Dork Forest 391 - John Kovalic  

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. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 390 - Phil Kashian  

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. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF EP 389 Brandi Brown  

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 here: www.thedorkforest.com.bandcamp.com (download the bandcamp app for EASIEST way to listen to them). Plenty of videos of me doing standup and my calendar on www.jackiekashian.com and you can buy and download my Horcrux DVD through www.comedyfilmnerds.com. You can get hard copies of my CDs/DVD or Dork Forest/Standup tshirts on www.jackiekashian.com Use the Amazon banner or link on the jackiekashian.com to SUPPORT THE SHOW! Audio Leveling: Patrick Brady Music by Mike Ruekberg Website by Vilmos

TDF 387 Caitlin Gill  

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. NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 386 Bucky Sinister  

Lotta Werner Herzog. Buckowski. ART. Poems. Bucky Sinister (@bucky_sinister on twitter @buckysinister on Instagram). He’s dipped in the works and I learn a LOT. We go deep, psychologically. It’s a great ep. Enjoy. NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 388 Nia De-Bose  

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. Last chance so IN DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 385 Jenny Zigrino  

Who has dressed AUTHENTICALLY in Colonial gear? Jenny Zigrino (@JennyZigrino). She did it for fun and money at Ren Faire’s, the Freedom Trail in Boston and, I assume, sitting around the house. I’m wearing my moccasins right now. Great ep. Enjoy. NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 384 Steve Young  

Flavored water! Real Housewives! LA and the Thomas Guide. Oh yes… Steve Young (@mrsteveyoung www.steveyoungcomedy.com) and I dork out in stereotypic LA fashion about LA. We are ridiculous. Enjoy. NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 383 Jenny Chalikian  

Xena the Warrior Princess! @jennychalikian knows and loves this show. With guest appearances, occasionally, with sex in the city dork, @erinjudge. They are both comics and you should find more of their comedy. We talk powerful lady series and how that is STILL fictional. Enjoy. NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 382 David Germain  

It’s back to some DC! We talk DC comics and it’s a classic dork forest. David Germain is a comic from Denver and has a podccast called The Disjointed Podcast (@disjointedfilms) and I did his and it was fun! Find it! Enjoy. NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 381 Eric Lampaert  

Artificial Intelligence. Eric Lampaert (@ericlampaert) is a great comic and loves him some, what I guess I believe, to be spooky tech. We talk about sentient robots. And find that there is very little sci fi overlap between us. WE talk the big issues and it’s fascinating. NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 380 Beverly D’Angelo  

UM… you guys. Beverly D’Angelo (@imbeverlydangelo) is on the show. She is hilarious, fascinating and was just a good person! We talk about what music and places changed her life and a lot about LIFE. It’s great. You will love. NOTE: her upcoming podcast with @moonzappa is Moon Zappa Beverly D’Angelo The Thinking and Laughing Show. Look for it). NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER PLEASE do NOT donate to TDF. DONATE to your LOCAL foodbank. FeedingAmerica.org is good if you’re in the US. OR… google the name of your town and the words “food bank.” You got this. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ You can order tshirts or CD/DVD from www.jackiekashian.com and you can USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 379 LIVE at DC Drafthouse with Michelle Thaller  

So this, as with all the premium eps, is in addition to the regular podcasts. What you will hear here is Andy and I talking about the ep. The full episode is at  https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/  for $2. No obligation, hundreds of free eps are also here… this just defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep. LIVE in Washington, DC at the DC Drafthouse with Michelle Thaller (@mlthaller and Orbital Path podcast) who is face of communications for NASA. She’s an astrophysicist and, even more pertinent to this podcast, she’s on board with cosplay, LARPing, Renaissance dancing and Star Trek. We talk about the minutia and the big issues. I learn stuff. You will love this one. It went long because I couldn’t stop asking things. You’re Welcome. It’s year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com    USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 378 LIVE in Portland at All Jane Fest with ROCKET MEAN  

So this, as with all the premium eps, is in addition to the regular podcasts. What you will hear here is Andy and I talking about the ep. The full episode is at  https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/  for $2. No obligation, hundreds of free eps are also here… this just defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep. LIVE in Portland, OR at the All Jane Comedy Festival with Rocket Mean (aka Kim Stegman) is the Executive Director, Marketing Committee Head of the Rose City Rollers. It’s ROLLER DERBY you guys. We see the hard edged roller derby player and producer THEN we really dork out about how Kim likes to meet ALL THE ANIMALS. All of them. ALL OF THEM. It’s kinda awesome and makes me kinda glad I’m a person. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com    USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 377 Jackie Fabulous  

Coffee Mugs! HGTV, Beverly Hills Cop, Poker! All of these things come up! Jackie Fabulous (@jackiefabulous) is a great comic and loves SO MANY THINGS. I mostly dork out about how Jackie and I never get to hang out. So we talk a LOT. Secrets are revealed making them not-secrets. You will love her and this. Go for it.  WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 376 Ahmed Bharoocha  

Cooking! Ahmed Bharoocha (@ahmedbharoocha) is on the show and we wander around toys and hats and harry potter, then settle IN!! There’s peppers consumed and talked about and recipes revealed. ALMOST. Ahmed has a new album out – GET IT!! “Almond Badoody” on iTunes et al. Enjoy! WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 375 Brittnee Braun  

Barbie. The dolls. But really, the clothes. Brittnee Braun (http://www.brittneebraun.com/ @brittneebraun) makes clothes for cosplay (for you if you want!!) and Barbie was a big part of her learning that that was what she wanted to do. So this is FASCINATING. I know nothing. I learn stuff. Enjoy. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 374 LIVE in Toronto at JFL42  

So this, as with all the premium eps, is in addition to the regular podcasts. What you will hear here is Andy and I talking about the ep. The full episode is at  https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/  for $2. No obligation, hundreds of free eps are also here… this just defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep. Photo Credit:  http://krissymyers.com/  LIVE in Toronto at the Just For Laughs 42 Comedy Festival with Maria Bamford, Todd Glass and Amanda Brooke Perrin. Amanda (@brookeperrin) led the topics for this live ep about CHEESE! Maria (@mariabamfoo) and Todd Barry (@ToddBarry) aren’t heathens so we talk cheese then restaurants on the road and coffee. You will be puckish at the end of this lovely talk. It’s great. It’s live. We’re in Canada. Enjoy. Todd Barry: www.toddbarry.com is a great comic and has a great podcast: The Todd Barry Show Amanda Brooke Perrin: http://amandabrookeperrin.com/ is hilarious. Maria Bamford: www.mariabamford.com has a new Album on all the places “20%” – get it!! WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 373 Stu Goldsmith  

TDF 373 Stu Goldsmith Boardgames with stories. That’s Stuart Goldsmith’s jam. @comcompod and www.comedianscomedian.com. British comic and podcaster and game lover. We talked for an hour then Andy came home and we played boardgames for 2 hours. He is great. You will love.    WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON link on the main page or on the SUPPORT THE SHOW page. No additional charge to you and Amazon kicks back to TDF. Thank you! The support the show page also has the donation link. Knock yourselves out. Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

TDF 372 Geoffrey Golden  

Disneyland! Geoffrey Golden (@geoffreygolden from devastatorpress.com and his podcast, Two Packs a Week on iTunes) loves the popular rides of Disney land and world but, also, the ones that didn’t work. Mostly he loves the story on the way TO the rides. His book Dream it! Screw it! is a book of “rejected Disney attractions.” HEH. He’s great. It’s a great ep. Enjoy. WELCOME to year ELEVEN of TDF. Premium eps are taped live and available here: https://thedorkforest.bandcamp.com/ I have an hour comedy special out called “This Will Make An Excellent Horcrux” because my soul is in it. You can download it here: bit.ly/horcruxdownload or get the DVD on my site. You can also get a dork forest tshirt or any of my CDs or DVD at www.jackiekashian.com USE THE AMAZON banner when you order your own dorky goodness.  Audio leveling by Patrick Brady  Music is by Mike Ruekberg  Website design by Vilmos: hiredguncoding.com

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