Month: July 2021

  • “That’s as Far as We Got”

    If you've been yearning for us to cram 10 pounds of comedy into a 5 pound laugh sack, this is your lucky podsnack day. Introducing the Doc Octopus of sketches. Written by Bob Merlotti. Voices by Kathy Nagler, Andy Bobrow, Katherine Pryor, Barry Burdiak, Meg Ruddy, Monica Orozco, Dennis Ryan, Chris Cady, Dave Gerbosi, Dave Hughes, Bob Merlotti, and Humpy the Wonder Platypus. Original music, sound design, and mix by David Gerbosi.

  • The Empath

    CBS takes a back seat to no network when it comes to dramas with their finger on our faint national pulse. The origin story here alone is worthy of a People's Choice Award nomination. Written by Bob Merlotti. Voices by Andrés duBouchet, Kathy Nagler, Katherine Pryor, Meg Ruddy, David Gerbosi, and Bob Merlotti. Mixed by David Gerbosi.

  • When Your Head is Up Your Ass

    The decision to get vaccinated or not doesn't have to be confusing--so listen to someone who's survived several pandemics. Written by Bob Merlotti. Song vocals by David Gerbosi, and voices by Andrés duBouchet, Kathy Nagler, Bob Merlotti, and Susan Gerbosi. Mixed by David Gerbosi.

  • RBG’s Final Dissent

    The Notorious RBG had one last legal opinion to get off her dissent collar. Tune in for her SCOTUS send-off. Written by Bob Merlotti. Voices by Lori Alan and Dennis Ryan. Mixed by David Gerbosi.

  • Proposition 23

    Tired of logjammed government? Then support Proposition 23, and let's get our elected officials working for us again! Written by Bob Merlotti. Voices by Andrés duBouchet, Meg Ruddy, Katherine Pryor, David Gerbosi, and Bob Merlotti.Mixed by David Gerbosi.

  • Compilation 8: The Eighth Wonder of the Podcast World

    Joe Rogan. Pod Save America. Murder Follies on Parade. All amateur-level podcastery compared to the jam-packed entertainment we've squished into this compilation. Catch up on our most recent parcel of sketches, or, if you've been keeping up, relive the intense, pancreas-bruising laughter. Then subscribe and give us that 5-star review you've been saving for a functioning government.

  • From the Annals

    "You need a theme song," the podcast "experts" insisted. But still, we resisted. Written by Bob Merlotti. Voices by Dennis Ryan, Dave Gerbosi, Kathy Nagler, Katherine Pryor, and Bob Merlotti. Recorded at Green Lake Studios, Chicago Studios, Chicago Studios West, and mixed by Dave Gerbosi.

  • First Responders Bar & Grill

    They're first on the scene when disaster strikes, but who rescues those who rescue? First Responders Bar & Grill, that's who. Writtern by Bob Merlotti. Voices by Barry Burdiak, Kathy Nagler, Dave Gerbosi, Dennis Ryan, and Bob Merlotti.Recorded at Quilted Studios West and on the Great Midwestern Plains, and mixed by Dave Gerbosi.