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In which Wendy, aka @Nerdrage42, discusses with me nerdy things (as the name implies), having anxiety and ADHD, and both the fun and challenges of being mom to both a teenage and almost-teenage boy, one being autistic. I met this lady when she worked at Archie McPhee, so you KNOW she's entertaining.

Direct download: S01_Ep38_Wendy_leaves_no_cabbage_behind.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Yet another solo episode, this time in which I discuss car theft, plans to attend New Media Expo, getting media cred for a Comic Con, the drama of my almost-job, and the idea of building up and moving on.

Direct download: S01_Ep37_Just_keep_swimming.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#36 - Christy Wise nerds out loud

Christy, who is co-host on the Nerd Out Loud podcast, discusses what happened to her Personal Assistant job after the person she was assisting died, how an alcoholic mother reacted incredibly wrong to her husband being gay, and the joys of podcast monetization.

Direct download: S01_Ep36_Christy_Wise_nerds_out_loud.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In which we discuss Jay's stand-up career, including hosting at Parlor Live in Bellevue, WA, and then delve into his frequent moves as a child and how it may be affecting life today.

Direct download: S01_E35_Jay_Hollingsworth_Master_Debater.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Clarke is a horror geek who has done a pile o' hosting gigs, including cohosting the Bloodcast. Here we discuss that and how to NOT be a pretentious poohead in the industry.

Direct download: S01_Ep34_Sevens_dollars_per_hour_with_Clarke_Wolfe.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In which I have a fantastic chat with the creator of The Toxic Avenger and head of Troma Entertainment. Yeah. Mind blown. This guy also put out Trey Parker & Matt Stone's first movie, Cannibal! The Musical, and brought Hayao Miyazaki to the States. So there's that.

Direct download: S01_Ep33_Inside_Tromaville_with_Lloyd_Kaufman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#32 - Poolside with Dian Bachar

Dian is best known as Choda Boy in Orgazmo and Squeak in BASEketball, plus several voice acting gigs for South Park. He is also freakin awesome overall and stars in the upcoming "Fhs Murders of Brandywine Theater". Listen to us discuss the things! 

Direct download: S01_Ep32_Poolside_with_Dian_Bachar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Sarah is a stand-up comic who did very well in the Make Danny Laugh competition in Bellevue, WA, so I snagged her to talk about far too many awesome things. Of course.

Direct download: S01_Ep31_Sarah_Skilling_made_Danny_laugh.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Things deteriorate post beer run, but we get to the anxiety of flying and Marine's use of hypnotherapy.

Direct download: S01_Ep30_Taking_a_breather_with_Marine_pt_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In which we say many naughty words, drink many beers, and summarize the evening's comedy club adventures.

Direct download: S01_Ep29_Taking_a_breather_with_Marine_Madesclaire_pt_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#28 - Dory fish memory with Darrell Skeels

In which Darrell, co-host of This Week in Trek, discusses social anxieties, free Starbucks, and kidlet poo.

Direct download: S01_Ep28_Dory_fish_memory_with_Darrell_Skeels.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

I ramble on in this ep about my current bout of depression, which was likely brought on by huge life changes. Pure comedy!

Direct download: S01_Ep27_Cheer_up._Do_it._Now.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#26 - Papa Bakes, hashtag Floodgates

Eric Baker, aka Papa Bakes, on his move to Seattle to become a gigantically famous rap-star.  Clearly, he's well on his way. (this description was not, in fact, written by Papa Bakes.) #floodgates

Direct download: S01_E26_Papa_Bakes_hashtag_Floodgates.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#25 - Extreme Knitting with Jason Perlman

In which we discuss Jason's career in front of and behind the camera, often for Nickelodeon and Nerdist, and how he learned beach time does not necessarily equal dying in a gutter.

Direct download: S01_Ep25_Extreme_Knitting_with_Jason_Perlman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#24 - Paul Gilmartin

Paul Gilmartin from The Mental Illness Happy Hour joins me to talk of how our podcasts helped us deal with ourselves. He also eats a crepe. Enjoy!

Direct download: S01_Ep24_Paul_Gilmartin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:05am PDT

In which we discuss Molly's upcoming SyFy channel reality show Fangasm, The Geeky Peacock, and overcoming the effects of bullying.

Direct download: S01_Ep23_Trendy_booty_with_Molly_McIsaac.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#22 - The CHINS Petition

In which I discuss the CHINS Petition, Crisis Residential Center, and juvenile detention... and how they all helped me get away from my abuser.

Direct download: S01_Ep22_The_CHINS_Petition.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In which we discuss cosplay problems, loot looters, and how depression interferes with making a thing.

Direct download: S01_Ep21_Cait_Hammer_PAX_Prime_Cosplaya.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31pm PDT

A solo episode in which I discuss child abuse, creepers, and makeshift weaponry.

Direct download: S01_Ep20_Moral_mathematical_compass.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

GoFundMe donor Charles Muir and I finally found time to discuss unfortunate teenage choices, dysthymia and FCWriters.com

Direct download: S01_Ep19_Charles_Muir_the_Word_Ninja.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Here I discuss with Erica Rhodes her varied experience from NPR's A Prairie Home Companion to Plague Town to stand-up comedy... and then some, as well as how her recent diagnosis adds extra "fun" to her acting career.

Direct download: S01_Ep18_Ivy_league_farts_with_Erica_Rhodes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In which David Wall talks about starting a web business, Good Road Network, while working with anxieties and then some. 

Direct download: S01_Ep17_Straighten_your_pictures_with_David_Wall.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

During the SDCC insanity, Mel Schmitz and I found a moment in a Marriott lobby to chat about NerdHQ, grounded celebs, "standards" of geekiness, and her contributions to Hellogiggles.com (http://hellogiggles.com/author/melanie-schmitz). Listen as I work off two $2 margaritas.

Direct download: S01_Ep16_Mustard_in_the_Fillion_Sandwich_with_Mel_Schmitz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

#15 - Brian Ibbott

In this episode, I snag Brian Ibbott (Twitter: @Coverville) the day after Nerdtacular 2013. It's a brief one; I babble exhaustedly while further destroying his voice. Listen also for a cameo from the band Same Sex Mary!

Direct download: S01_Ep15_Brian_Ibbott_b.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Blame hypoxia for this one, in which I babble nonsensically with a pile of people I'd just met at Nerdtacular 2013. While we only somewhat discuss anxieties about the convention, this was largely about me recording with many new people at once. It's an exercise in masochism.

Direct download: S01_Ep14_Nerdtacular_Floorpile.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In which we discuss, while at Nerdtacular 2013, determining intent behind offensive humor and anxiety of whether to use content on shows. (Twitter: @JustinRYoung)

Direct download: S01_Ep13_Delusion_Parade_with_Justin_Robert_Young.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In which Cait Hammer and I discuss the effect of nervous giggling, which seems to range from incarceration to gropey comedians.

Direct download: S01_Ep12_Giggles_do_not_equal_sideboob.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Cait and I have made horrible mistakes based on anxieties and learned things from our relationships. Let us pass the savings on to you, including the joy of a "Draft" folder.

Direct download: S01_Ep11_Relationship_stuff_and_whatnot_with_Cait.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

In this solo ep, learn how I developed such craptastic anxieties in the first place. It's a happy one!

Direct download: S01_Ep10_Like_a_redheaded_stepchild.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Join me and Cait on a delightful travel montage to L.A. as we deal with anxieties about the trip and scheduled guests. There was much alcohol and an anxiety attack... or two.

Direct download: S01_Ep09_Kathy_and_Caits_Excellent_Adventure.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Gary Fisher (Twitter: @The_Lan_Guru) talks with me about anxiety issues in his family and the joys of medication. I brilliantly left the recorder's windscreen in Seattle, so please excuse the occasional "whoosh".

Direct download: S01_Ep08_Lunch_Break_Car_Naps.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Lesley Victorine runs stuffonmyrabbit.tumblr.com. She also learned four days after having her first kid (five hours from home) that internet trolls were passing off her work as their own. In this episode, Lesley discusses handling the trolls and Stuff on My Rabbit, plus cracks jokes about delivering her son. (Twitter: @SOMRofficial) Check out http://www.anxieteaparty.com!

Direct download: S01_Ep07_Lesley_Victorine_puts_stuff_on_her_rabbit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Yes, THE Anne Wheaton (Twitter: @AnneWheaton), who is much more than wife of Wil Wheaton. We chatted outside a fantastic coffee shop in Burbank, CA about ugly crying, anxiety attacks, handling chaotic conventions, and how Nathan Fillion gives her gas.

Direct download: S01_Ep06_Its_Anne_Wheaton.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Guest Riff Millar (Twitter: @dj_spacemonkey) brings delicious happy tea, biscuits, and a plethora of reasons why the housing market and family piled on the anxieties.

Direct download: S01_Ep05_Riffing_with_Riff_Millar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Sometimes people met online are murder-ey. Sometimes they end up getting you camera time in costumes... with zero murders. Guest: Cait Hammer (Twitter: @hammer_cat)

Direct download: S01_Ep04_On_the_YouTubes_with_Caitlin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

My Vegas trip, in which I decided at the last minute to attend the NMX/Podcast Awards, was amazing and motivating. Clearly I found no dead hookers under the mattress.

Direct download: S01_Ep03_Mooching_inspiration_in_Vegas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

How the *expletive deleted* do I power through the anxieties to get on stage in front of people? Isn't it safer to quietly occupy a cubicle for the rest of my life?

Direct download: S01_Ep02_Acting_Yes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

I finally jumped in and created a thing! In my first episode (hopefully not my last), I explore the delays of doom that, uh, delayed the publishing of such... greatness?

Direct download: S01_Ep01_Pilot-ey_thing.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

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