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Original stories (with jokes and without).

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Episode 12: "The Best Way to Complain"

Within you will find the following:

  1. “Skullmore Presents” with Marc Wagner of Skullmore
  2. “Being Rad” with Liz Nissen of Total Drag
  3. “A Birthing Scene” with Lindy Wise of Onsk Onsk
  4. “Me v. the Angry Mob” by The World/Inferno Friendship Society
  5. “My Favorite Dead Punk Rocker”
    Episode artwork by Marc Wagner

We’re all just trying to have a good time. Fuckin’ relax.


Episode 11: "Dennis Won't Go"

Within you will find a conversation with painter Mel Spinar.

Selected topics of discussion include:

  1. The cultural climate of 1960’s Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  2. Mel’s bathroom
  3. Mel’s haunted house
    Music by Narco States, Jesse Christen, and Perfume Genius.

The Episcopals aren’t talking.


Episode 09: "Doctors"

Within you will find the following:

  1. "How to Not Lie at the Blood Bank"
  2. "Bad Mouth" with John Boylan
  3. "Life and Limb" by Fugazi
  4. "Doctors"

My conscience is clean.


Episode 08: "Meeting People is Hard"

Within you will find the following:

  1. “Sitting by the Fire, 2063 A.D.”
  2. “Amphetamine Twice Monthly”
  3. “Square Heart” by The Black Heart Procession
  4. “What Everyone is Talking About” with Kat Burdine
  5. “Map” by Jason Webley
  6. “Love Life”
  7. “One I Love” by Drug Cabin

I wasn’t proud of my imaginary problem.


Episode 09: "Nine and a Half Fingers"

Within you will find the following:

  1. Programming Note
  2. “The Top 5 Worst Films of 1976”
  3. “Fire Down Below” by Bob Seger
  4. “An Artful Thowback” with Andrew Kightlinger
  5. “Come to Poppa” by Bob Seger
  6. “Fistfuls in the Flowerbed”

I didn’t know the etiquette, so I made a joke out of it.


Episode 06: "1000 Hurtful Repetitions"

Within you will find the following:

  1. “Sick of People” by The World/Inferno Friendship Society
  2. “How I Would Fight Certain Animals”
  3. “2 out of 3 Falls” with Steve Bormes
  4. “Carpe Diem” by Cecil Otter
  5. “Violent Acts in Appropriate Settings”

One big problem is that I don’t play tennis.


Episode 05: "Arrogance, Denial, or Brilliant Intuition"

Within you will find an interview with Patrick's Cabaret founder Patrick Scully. Topics discussed include:

  1. Creating art with a Marxist sensibility
  2. Living with HIV
  3. Almost getting run out of town during a gay community dance in Wolverton, MN in 1981
  4. Patrick's Cabaret's 25th anniversary

If you're looking for diamonds, you're going to have to dig through some horse shit.


Episode 04: "Calving Season"

Within you will find a conversation with Kristi Lammers. Topics discussed include:

  1. What I think happens on a cattle ranch
  2. Being a punk rocker in the 1990s

Sometimes the microphone doesn't get set up correctly.


Episode 03: "What I Have Been Working On Lately"

Within you will find the following conversations:

  1. Corey Ruffin of Super Happy Funtime Burlesque on the difference between stripping and a strip tease
  2. Corey Gerlach & Wes Eisenhauer of Soulcrate on making music for a living
  3. Dessa on fixing my priorities

I want to win.


Episode 02: "Buena Onda"

Within you will find the following conversations:

  1. Tania Grogan on emigrating to the South Dakota from Brazil in mid-January
  2. Heather Mangan on being evacuated from her Peace Corp. assignment
  3. Kat Burdine on making friends while fleeing a gay night club in Honduras

Good vibes.


Episode 01: "Once You Cross 8 Mile..."

Within in you will find the following conversations:

  1. Kiel Mutschelknaus on whether his school is really a school
  2. Dessa on running an independent rap label
  3. One of my ex-girlfriends on what I could have done better

If Poppa Doc was real, he definitely would have gone to Cranbrook.