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Feb 26, 2017
In which Jeff and KC welcome Chad and Tawny Denick to the studio; Chad’s back from LA; KC blames her bad behavior on the trump in her; tawny talks health insurance; jeff doesnt like talking on phones; passwords are stupid; the ladies do hot yoga; Chad can’t understand the yogi’s nonsense; Jeff talks Sri Baghwan Rajneesh; Chad prefers yang yoga; Jeff and KC went to Curry Corner; KC throws some shade at work; Chad talks about shutting down hecklers; Jeff talks about his sidecast, Shattered Worlds RPG; Jeff goes back to therapy; sprinkling; Tawny and Jeff hate Valentine’s day; we learn how Chad handled his early standup career; Emo Philips is great; Jeff doesn’t love eye contact with strangers; Chad doesn’t love shoulder touches; Tawny is a master gardener and baker; Jeff loves pastry;  the gang talks Disneyland;  KC talks about parenting and emotional neglect; she could nuke anything; Chad lays a positive statement on us; Jeff reads a post from The Belle Jar; the good thing about being snowflakes;  the difference between mainstream and black comedy shows; lactose intolerance and crossword puzzles; and more!
 
 
Plugs:
 
 
March 4 - Tacoma Jazz Walk
March 18 - Dockyard Derby Dames Championship Bout @ Pierce College, Lakewood 6 pm
April 27-29 - Chad Denick MCing for Steve Trivino @ Tacoma Comedy Club
May 25-27 - Chad Denick MCing for Tim Meadows @ Tacoma Comedy Club
 
 
Podcasts:
 
 
TBTL (Too Beautiful to Live)
ADHD Rewired
The Jackie and Laura Show
You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes
 
 
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Feb 19, 2017
Episode 81: Come Down to the Chuckles Factory ft Reid Clark and Meredith Armstrong

In which Jeff and KC welcome Seattle comics Reid Clark and Meredith Armstrong to the studio to discuss a broad range of topics; Jeff and KC engage in some podcast foreplay; Reid and Meredith have an open relationship; Reid has mad sad pieces; Jeff is uncomfortable with the whole topic; a uhaul truck is a great way to pick up free stuff off of Craigslist; roller derby is the Doug Stanhope of sports; Reid and Jeff discuss talkin ish and burnin bridges; KC contends that one can be honest without being offensive; the possibility of making a perfect statement; Reid quotes the first memo; Reid advocates approaching life like a press secretary; getting lost in your own con; y'all should come on down to the Chuckles Factory; KC uses an authoritative tone with Louis; Reid thinks we should keep sex, religion, and sports out of social conversation; we discuss the new bread and circuses; Lady Gaga doesn't get up to any Super Bowl shenanigans; Meredith talks about her first standup set; Reid tells Meredith she's a natural and later gets all romantical; "she came, and then she came"; they've been boring ever since; Meredith is a delight! Ugh; they are a very confrontational couple; Jeff reads from Shattered Worlds; The Serpent's Kiss; KC's goin to Mardi Gras in New Orleans; fluoride calcifies the third eye; Meredith is a goldurn delight; "we'll run a train on your podcast"; and more!

 

Closing Song: "The Church of What's Happening Now" - Sia

 

Plugs:

 

February 20 - Creative Colloquy, 7 pm at B Sharp Coffeehouse in Tacoma

February 22 - Top Shelf Show ft Sam Talent, 7 pm at The Rendezvous Seattle

February 25 - Destiny City Winter Zine Symposium, 2 pm at Destiny City Comics

March 18 - Dockyard Derby Dames Championship Bout, 6 pm at Pierce College Steillacoom

 

Podcasts:

 

Doug Loves Movies

Getting Doug With High

The Dollop

The Greatest Generation

Mental Illness Happy Hour

Stuff You Should Know

Smart People Podcast

ADHD Rewired

Drink Champs

You Made It Weird

Comedy Bang Bang

The Church of What's Happening Now

 

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Feb 15, 2017
Episode 80b: Can't We Just Hate Mondays Instead? ft Stuffy Doll's Jupiter Zirkua and Jey Cieri

In which the second part of our chat with Stuffy Doll's Jupiter Zirkua and Jey Cieri unfolds; there are lot of Americans with terrible ideas who want to kill people; we could have used these anti-Trump people before the election; could we hate Mondays instead of refugees?; KC asks if there's ever been a separation of church and state; do we have to like the Pope now?; KC talks about her parents being refugees from Vietnam; her mom travels to four other countries before coming here; it hurts KC because she wouldn't have existed if this nonsense was happening; muslims are being treated like savages; Jeff thinks if more people knew refugees the idea that they are terrorists would lose traction; Jupiter says something amazingly incisive about ole DJT and capitalism; psychopathy and narcissism lead you nowhere good; Dandy from American Horror Story: Freakshow is Trump with a knife; nothing gets done without people power; Jey and Jupiter extoll everyone to call and write their legislators, to vote and raise heck; Kirsten Gillibrand for Prez 2020; Jupiter wants YOU to run for office; we hear about In Porch Taste, Jupiter and Jey's biweekly comedy show in Bremerton; we get into the writing process: Jeff shares his latest chapter; the group discusses heroism and is it real; what makes an artistic hero worth cutting off; Woody Allen was great in Antz; Jupiter feels bad for watching Carnage, one of Polanski's finest; he also mentions Kanye and Kim Kardashian for some reason; Jey does NOT bust out a sick freestyle; we get deep into the development of a Stuffy Doll song; and Florida is the Australia of the US.

 

Closing Song: "Helena" - My Chemical Romance

 

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Feb 12, 2017
Episode 80: Caught a Tapeworm in Colorada ft Stuffy Doll's Jupiter Zirkua and Jey Cieri

In which Jeff and KC welcome Jupiter and Jey of Stuffy Doll to the studio for an extended chat; Jey moves from Japan to Oklahoma to Alaska to Jupiter’s attic; KC gives a derby update; Jupiter hates physical altercations and being on wheels; Stuffy Doll was named after a magic card; Vin Diesel plays Dungeons and Dragons and KC is shocked; Jeff gets embroiled in a heavy duty Facebook debate: are violent factions a necessary part of a resistance?; "this argument is a millenial"; Jupiter thinks civil war is less than a year away; will Florida seceding from the union?; KC and Jeff catch some racism during Lunar New Year; the boys talk up In Porch Taste and the Patreon campaign; Jeff's hair is pretty good for 40, but is it a Trumpian combover; #Jeyisfat; Jupiter's dad is super dead; both of them products of dead dads; Jupiter would move to Canada for their sexy prime minister; Jupiter likes mountain goats, John Darnielle, and the Hamilton soundtrack; Jey mowed lawns at age 12; humans are cockroaches with nuclear weapons; there has to be a worse thing than being a human; lil Jey liked classical guitar, My Chemical Romance, Nine Inch Nails; we talk about the band; Jupiter has some Taylor Swift sheet music for Jey; Jey couldn't keep a rhythm; "it's like the fart of guitar jokes"; Jeff namechecks Battersea; we talk drummers; the Slipknot dude has enormous setup; Jeff throws a shoutout to Steve Dombrosky; Jupiter’s narcissism isn't just for him, it's for other people; Jey gives a shoutout to Limp Wizards (they do not have a ghost writer); lil Jeff tries to impress a lady by talking about the fucked up state of the world; the podcast movement brings back radio but not lame; Jeff plugs Ear Buds, the Podcasting Documentary https://store.comedyfilmnerds.com, and more!

 
Plugs
 
 
March 12th Stuffy Doll - High Fidelity Lounge, Bremerton
 
Feb 10th Fellowship of Convenience - Seattle, WA
 
 
Feb 25 Destiny City Zine Symposium - Tacoma, WA destinycitycomics.com
 
Every other Wed  In Porch Taste Bremerton, WA
 
 
Podcasts
 
 
Welcome To Night Vale
 
Nerdist
 
Stuff You Should Know
 
Mental Illness Happy Hour
 
My Favorite Murder
 
The Doug Stanhope Podcast
 
You're Not So Smart
 
Lead Singer Syndrome
 
 
 
 

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Feb 6, 2017
Episode 79: Ryan Reaves Gets Real ft Ryan Reaves

In which Jeff and KC welcome LA comedian Ryan Reaves to the studio; it's Black History Month; KC makes some money with her side biz; Ryan's dad brings the Jeri Curl to Michigan; KC didn't have siblings but it's okay because she didn't have friends either; the streets of LA were quiet on 9/11;  Jeff asks Ryan the "Black Question";  KC talks about colorblind racism; immigration bans and the movement against them, there are also Canadian racists; KC reads her poem; Jeff reads from his 9th grade autobiography; the gang talks movied; KC watched the news as a kid; and more!

 

Closing Song: "White Street" - Kristin Kontrol

 

Podcasts:

 

Drink Champs

Fresh Air

The Greatest Generation

Cory Holcomb and the 5150

Breakfast Club

Drake Nashid

Doug Loves Movies

The Trouble With Trivia

Comedy Film Nerds

How Did This Get Made?

Cinema Sin

 

TV:

 

The Crown 

 

Movies:

 

What Lies Beneath

Frailty

Don't Breathe

 

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Jan 25, 2017
New Show Preview: Shattered Worlds RPG

Guys! Jeff has a new side project and it's called Shattered Worlds RPG! If every played tabletop roleplaying games or you'd like to hear how they work, this might be the show for you! Or if you just like hearing Jeff be smart and tell fun stories and stuff. Cause boy howdy is he smart. Just kidding. Ah man, someone else should write these things.

 

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Jan 15, 2017
Mini Episode 9: Date Night!

In which Jeff and KC tell tales and celebrate cool artistic creations; they hop in old Eloise for a road trip to Sunny Olympia; along the way they talk about their dating life and other things a bit too personal for this editor; they find Chase Roper and confront him about his show; Derek Sheen headlines; Tony Lewis always makes Jeff laugh; Nicole Ash Bailey changed her look and her material got even better; we went home and took her easy; Jeff plugged some stuff; and more!

 

Closing Song: "Democracy" - Leonard Cohen

 

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Jan 14, 2017
Episode 78: Morgue Stories ft Steve Mathews

In which Jeff and KC introduce the show and talk about their week; Jeff and Steve Mathews of the Shattered Worlds RPGcast travel around Tacoma; Steve tells morgue stories; Jeff points out various vistas and things to visit; the Five is Drived, Steve hasn't seen the beach in twenty years; we see Vashon Island, Gig Harbor, the bridges, and Ruston; Ruston used to have the ASARCO smelter but it poisoned everything and they had to reclaim the land; now there's a movie theater; more morgue stories; Steve is a vapehead; shoutouts to Proctor Business District, the Post Office, Cafe Brosseau, Magoo's, University of Puget Sound, The Spar, Metronome, Farelli's, Mary Mart, Frisko Freeze, Tacoma General, The Red Hot, Ice Cream Social, The Old Pancake House, Taco Time (better than Taco Bell), Jazzbones (boo), Shakabrah Java, MSM, Tacoma Games, Tacoma Little Theatre, The Parkway, Cosmonaut Coffee, WA State Historical Society, Stadium High School, Stadium Video (RIP), Wright Park, 1st Presbyterian Church, and Destiny City Comics. 

 

Order all your comics and other nerdy type materials at destinycitycomics.com ! Tell em Jefe sent you!

 

Plugs: 

Dockyard Derby Dames, 7 pm, Saturday January 28th at Pierce College in Steillacoom, Washington

 

Podcasts:

 

Out of the Fridge

My Favorite Murder

The Trouble With Trivia Podcast

 

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Jan 1, 2017
Episode 77: There's More to Me Than a Jump Shot ft Monica Nevi

Happy New Year!

 

For this first episode of 2017, we wanted to have one of the most positive people we know set the tone. KC and Jeff do a little catchup pre and post to get us all up on what went down over the holidays. And we get ready for that ball droppin, yo!

 

In which Jeff and KC welcome HugLife podcast cohost, Renton's own Monica Nevi to Mailman Studios for a chat about her life and all sorts of other business; the Hug Life origin story; Mike says this thing and she calls it that; positive spin can help give some antidote to all the heavy news; she was into sports and exercise science; Jeff got fired for sleeping at work, hence he's not a doctor; KC sees difficulty returning to work; Jeff tries to make her rest, but she can't (until she gets a sty); Jeff and KC go to a dirty derby brunch party; Booty Trap should have a bakery; we learn all about Monica's journey to standup stardom; she actually likes salad more than McDonald's; Jeff reminds customers to call police if they expect theft of mail; Monica likes brewery shows, like Casey McLain's Last Call Comedy show at Wingman Brewing; we learn about aural hugs and lexical embraces; Monica knew she was a basketball player; she also did golf and track; got hurt halfway through her career at Seattle U; kept playing on a high ankle sprain and got wrecked; "There's more to me than a jump shot"; Monica creates the Seattle Super Secret Standup Show and misses running it; road work makes more money than LA work; we get some inside show biz info; KC and Monica talk about depression and anxiety; antidepressants take longer to work than benzos; Jeff recommends frozen peas to help with flooding panic; Christmas!; Monica and her brother are super close now, but he keeps moving; we get heavy and talk about kids stuck in Remann Hall with no visitors; KC makes the analogy to Syrian refugees; we get into the writing process; people didn't realize Monica was a writer until after she got into comedy; she started her blog and shit got heavy; she did some competitive erotic fan fiction with Brian Cook; KC reads Self Doubt again and we get into it; Jeff reads more from Shattered Worlds; plugs, podcasts, and more!

 

Songs in this episode:

 

"Expanding Anyway" - Morning Teleportation

"What Christmas Means To Me" - Hanson

 

Plugs:

 

Her website: Monicanevi.com

twitter: @monicanevi

 

Jan 28 - Dockyard Derby Dames bout @ Pierce College

New Year's at the Valley Pub - metal!

Get your comics straightened out at Destiny City Comics: destinycitycomics.com

 

Podcasts:

 

Mental Illness Happy Hour with Paul Gilmartin

Lore

American Mythology  (new episode!)

The Nar Bar with Josh Firestine and Narin Vann

Slumber Party with Allie and Georgia

My Favorite Murder

The Jackie and Laurie Show

Dork Forest

 

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