Jackie Kashian is a standup comic and is interested in whatever dorky thing you want to talk about. It's Dork on Dork Dialog and the safest space in podcastville. Guests speak to their love of books, TV, Movies, Comic books, websites, food, wrestling, cars, action figures and bees. Tune in and Enjoy.

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Jen O’Donnell (@jenodd @jenodd1 IG) wants to cry it out. She learned how with YA “sick lit” and makes the case that it’s not to be vilified quite so much. I agree. Not my dorkdom but this is still great. Enjoy. AD: www.Modcloth.com LIVE BY A CODE!! 15% off w DORK. DO NOT Donate to The Dork


SHARKS. Alice Wetterlund (@alicewetterlund) is a great comic and actor and she freaking loves sharks. NOT FOR PETS. They survived 5 extinctions you know. I loved this one. Enjoy. AD: UH… the NEW YORKER magazine. 12 weeks. $6 with code DORK. www.newyorker.com/dork


Nina Manni (@ninamanni and @get2thepointpod) wants all of us to travel and stay at hotels for free EVERYWHERE. All the time. I’m SO close to wanting it too. It really sounds smart. Let us gather and learn. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com My current album “I Am Not


I know SORT OF who Joni Mitchell is … but not as much as DeAnne Smith (@DeAnne_Smith) does. Let us dork out about this singer/songwriter a lot. You will love. AD: www.simplecontacts.com/dorkforest20 AD: www.audible.com/Dork Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com


There isn’t a Youtube video of some weird paranormal thing that Ryan Singer (www.RyanSingerComedy.com will not watch. As far as I can tell. It’s Ghosts and Aliens and I had to cut him off (for time) on Bigfoot. He’s got a new FREE album “Free Love.” Get in on it! AD: www.projectwoowoo.com to listen and subscribe! AD: www.fabfitfun.com use code


Music and musical and performing and loving performing, even it’s it’s someone new. Ted Alexandro (@ and .com it) and I talk Musicals. I learn some MORE and now am committed to seeing Les Misérables. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com My current album “I Am Not the Hero of This Story” available on Amazon, iTunes and hard copy


A guy who loves women and feminism and has always had the feels – Greg Behrendt (@gregorybehrendt Maybe It’s You Podcast) and I reminisce about the ladies. What it’s like to like them; what it’s like to be one. This was great. You will love. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com My current album “I


We find out Courtney Hameister (@weisenheimer) SENT ME her book “Okay Fine Whatever” and I READ it. So, you’re paranoid unless you’re not. She’s hilarious. We talk about facing anxiety and drugs and dealing. Not dealing drugs. It’s great. You will love. AD: www.fabfitfun.com use code “DORK” for $10 of


He’s written all the characters I think. I’ve read SO MANY of them. I am excited, but I act cool. Mark Waid www.markwaid.com is one of my favorite comic book writers and he loves him some SUPERMAN. Let’s do this.


Collecting things others MIGHT NOT consider valuable means comic Jason Van Glass @Jasonvanglass can have THEM ALL. Mwaahaahaa. Boy is this an awesome rabbithole. You will love. AD: www.audible.com/dork or text DORK to 500500 start. LIVE BY A CODE. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com orwww.jackiekashian.com


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 defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep.


Taking photos can be like surfing to find the exact moment to capture. @FeliciaMichaels (and feliciamichaels.net) (comic w a podcast “The Liars Club” and a documentary coming to Amazon “Perves”) This has less dick jokes than I would have thought. Fascinating! AD: www.fabfitfun.com use promo code DORK for $10 off.


Cleaning products and processes w @KayceeConlee (webseries “Clean Comic” and podcast “Not From Here” KayceeConlee.com). This has more dick jokes than I would have thought. You will love. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com My current album “I Am Not the Hero of This Story” available on Amazon, iTunes and hard copy if you want it signed on the


It’s LABOR DAY! Dork out w stand up comic Nato Green (@natogreen @mrnatogreen -new album “The Whiteness”) about activism and union organizing and bbqing at marches. He’s not going to get riled if you get riled. In fact, he enjoys that kind of thing. You will learn things and laugh. I did.


Dance Dance Party Party.  It’s a Hot Rain of dance music.  Kristen Studard  (@kstud) dorks out about music playlists and I barely embarrass myself. Look for it.  This is fascinating.  You will love.    AD:  www.tomboyx.com/dork for  underwear  for  the  most  of  us.


All the life choices! Steve Brett Young @studiocitylifecoach IG @stevebrettyoung) talks Yoga, PTSD, Comedy and we bond over opening for Maria Bamford! You will fall in love with him AGAIN. AD: www.tomboyx.com/dork for underwear for the most of us. AD: www.fabfitfun.com use the code “dork”


Andy (www.giantsdancegames.com) leads me through the games he playtested and the games he played the JOYS of being with 60k gamers in Indianapolis. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com


We go thru that wardrobe to Narnia – where I have never been. Noam Friedlander (@noam25), author and screenwriter goes DEEP into the mythical world and I’m gonna give them books a try. You will enjoy. AD: FabFitFun at www.fabfitfun.com code Dork. 😊 Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com


I talk to halfling wizard and writer Amy Heidt (@amyheidt) about starting to play DnD and then it’s all about cheese Grommet. You will love it. I loved it. This is a great episode. AD: TomboyX at www.TomboyX.com/dork Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com


Muppets with Nia Debose @lolniadebose and @nia_debose on IG. We wander the depths that puppets should NOT sink to in this super fun ep of dork on dork dialog. Heh. You will love. AD: Fab Fit Fun at www.fabfitfun.com/dork AD: TomboyX at www.TomboyX.com/dork Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com


SPOILER ALERT for show from almost 60 years ago. Between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge Dani Fernandez @msdanifernandez of Natural Selection and @nerdificent is watching a LOT of Twilight Zone. I am reminded of really great television. You will be too. Enjoy!


ALMOST. We almost get a theory of where that plane from 2014 that left Malaysia is/went. With Karen Rontowski (@rontowski and @paranormalkaren) it’s always some worm hole. You will love. Or hate. Your call. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com


Mai Tai’s, History and cool décor. That’s what’s fun for comic Tamra Brown @heytamra_ and www.tamrabrown. I mistake rockabilly for ska  – AGAIN? And it’s fun. Enjoy. AD: Fab Fit Fun – it’s a mystery crate of stuff!! Long ad but it was fun. And funny. Hopefully. www.fabfitfun.com and enter DORK and get $10 off.


The Revolutionary War hasn’t even started and we’re an hour in with Gary Petersen (@garyjpetersen and www.comedygary.com). We get to Lexington and Concord. He’ll be back. Anecdotes about the Revolution w comic, Gary Petersen. Hee. You will love.  Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com


Emma Arnold @iamaroadtrip is a comic (her free filmed hour on www.emmaarnoldcomedy.com) and KEEPS BEES. Bees are back and I relearn stuff and hear more great bee stories. This one is great.  Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com


Not kidding. Stevo Doccerson (@hobthetroll and his own podcast onwww.hobthetroll.com) is a troll at Ren Faires (plural) and, while it’s his livelihood… there’s no reason for it not to be his dorkdom. I LEARN STUFF. I CONFIRM stuff I already knew. You will enjoy. I insist.


Dave Nadelberg (@mortified and www.getmortified.com) is fascinated by Walt Disney. He loves Pixar but it isn’t Disney so much as the life and times of the guy who created this THING. Whether it’s good or bad, it IS fascinating to Dave! You will love.  Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com


Emily Lubin (@Lubination and hotmesscomedyhour.com) enjoys a Dance themed movie. Very specifically; ballet gets the sparkle it’s always wanted. Movies crossover ballet and hiphop; ballet and modern dance. Ballet and something else. Good looking coming of age via the power of DANCE. Oh yes. And note. I’m so wrong about Gossamer. ENJOY!   AD: Home


Andrea Allan (@andreacomedy and hotmesscomedyhour.com) loves RUGBY!! Loves getting the aggression out, loves having the backs of her back and locks and getting in some Trys. I learn stuff. Then we compare it ALL to comedy. Heh. She’s great. Enjoy! Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com My album “I Am Not the


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 defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep. Live EP at


Keith(@keithmalley) and The Girl(@chemda) have been podcasting the LONGEST. And they never do GET TO talk about the history of how it all happened, @keithandthegirl #myopeningline so we dork out about PODCASTING. You know. YOU GET IT. Listen up and enjoy. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com My new album “I Am Not the Hero


Emergency rewatch of the show ER! Mandy Stadtmiller stopped the voices in her head (@mandystadt) with LOST and now ER while writing. She’s got a new book Unwifeable (www.unwifeable.com) and we talk about that and go DEEP into what binge television is FOR. Enjoy.   Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com My new album “I


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 defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep. Grocery Stores with


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 defrays cost and is, essentially, a bonus ep. Live


Bonus ep!! Black Panther SO FULL of SPOILERS. Great comic Joyelle Johnson @joyellenicole and I have been trying to dork out about ANYTHING forever. It’s not a full hour but it’s FULL OF JOY. Oh. That is also a pun on her name. She’s Great. Enjoy. There is ALSO some hilarious celebration of name dropping.


Remember Charmed? I LOVED Charmed. Not as much as Kendra Zzyzwyck (@gingerblivet) because she really loves it. The chemistry of the sisters and, still fascinated, but not as beloved… the clothes. Heh. She has a Charmed podcast. @charmedchatspod GET IT. THERE’s A BUZZ. I think it was the cables. I just bought new cables. I’m


ALL THE PUZZLES! Pavel Curtis (http://pavelspuzzles.com/) is on board with all the puzzles. Mechanical. Logic. Escape Rooms. Jigsaw. Those just as lighter dorkdom. Oh he is dipped. You will love this. #jococruise Enjoy. Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com 11:00 (plus intro time) Physical Puzzles 21:00 various cons and IS there overlap? 28:30 5 Card


Ikea and Home Depot are a dorkdom I did NOT see coming. Jean Grae (@JeanGreasy – her new album “Everything’s Fine” just came out! Get it.) is such a delight I CLAIM I will go to an IKEA. Wait for it. I learn about curtains. You will be CHARMED. #jococruise Enjoy. AD: Secret Active. www.secret.com (you guys… they


It’s ALMOST outsider movies. Greg Benson (@mediocre films https://www.youtube.com/mediocrefilms) loves a movie where so much effort has been made but there’s NOTHING THERE. Not Camp. Showgirls. We see how Yeshmin came to be.  #jococruise Enjoy. AD: www.stamps.com  PROMO CODE: JK Donate to The Dork Forest at www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com 8:20 Showgirls 21:30 Manos the hands of fate 42:00 Mac and Me


Such good intentions to discuss the fancy foods to aspire to but Anita Sarkeesian (@femfreq @anitasarkeesian) and I discover that we really want to dork out about being Armenian. And so it came to pass. She’s got a great site dedicated to looking at pop culture from a feminist angle https://feministfrequency.com/ which, since it’s never done that


We dive off the third rope into a couple of Open Mike Eagle’s (@Mike_Eagle) favorite wrestlers. I learn a LITTLE bit more about wrestling. He’s got a new album out (Brick Body Kids Still Daydream) and a wrestling pod (it looks so SILLY and great http://www.maximumfun.org/shows/tights-and-fights rivalling, perhaps the genre itsveryself. #jococruise Enjoy. Donate to The Dork


There’s series of novels Erica Burns (@blondechick80) has NOT read, but I feel like there’s more she WILL. WE dork out hard on Harry Bosch, Jack Reacher, Outlander. We scratch a SURFACE. #jococruise Listen up. Simple Contacts: $30 off your reorder of your contact lenses prescription! There’s an app with a free double check vision


Stu Anderson (@andest01) knows about the elusive brown trout. He made an app! troutspotr https://2017.troutspotr.com/ for the website and downloadable, free app about FISHIN! I learn from the ground UP about these water based animals and how to catch them. It’s an amazing conversation for real!! He ties his own flies. Get in there. Two ADS you


Chery Jones (of @moviesmademepod ) is SO GREAT. She loved a movie, so she learned to sail. She read a bunch of books about sailing and then got her masters. What? Yes. Listen up. THERE’S AN AD FOR A FREE MONTH OF EHARMONY! Get this… the promo code is LAKERS. Yes. It’s WATER based? How


Labyrinth is that Bowie/Jim Henson movie I saw once. Virginia Jones (@badiniadones),  standup comic and delight, has seen it A LOT. I learn Jennifer Connelly invented Cosplay. Holy smokes with this movie. I learn stuff I didn’t know about Goth. It’s a delight. 2:30 RIGHT away we find out about “Dark Nerds” and the game


The woman behind the man is usually right next to him getting her name removed from the research paper when they stop being married. Cathryn Michon (@thegrrlgenius) is a writer and director and she is great. She loves a tale of an underdog. And the women who inspire her to keep going. This one will


Kanye West through the fire of Marcella Arguello – Ep. 445