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Interviews with Comedians and other Artists by Mike Blejer, philosopher, pedant, and scientist (unlicensed).

Malignant Brain Humor Michael Blejer

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Interviews with Comedians and other Artists by Mike Blejer, philosopher, pedant, and scientist (unlicensed).

    Great Friday with Pastor Tom Ryberg

    Great Friday with Pastor Tom Ryberg

    Had a chat with Pastor Tom Ryberg about Good Friday, dirty hippies, and the appropriation of religious iconography by non-religious folk. Fun!

     


    Tom is a pastor at the United Church of Christ, presently serving a church in Battle Creek, MI. Check out this article he wrote for the Battle Creek Inquirer about guns, crime and humanity.

     

    About the 5 Min Podcast: I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy, the world, the mind or anything else that you think I'd dig, look me up, I'm @mike on sparemin (https://www.sparemin.com/Mike), and our chat will be posted on there and possibly on here.

    • 8 min
    Minisode: Pastor Present & A Political Heaton

    Minisode: Pastor Present & A Political Heaton

    On the show today I check in with Andrew Heaton. and Pastor Tom Ryberg about politics, religion, and the coming Trumpocalypse. Check out Heaton's full length episode here, and check him out online here. Tom is a pastor at the United Church of Christ, presently serving a church in Battle Creek, MI. Check out this article he wrote for the Battle Creek Inquirer about guns, crime and humanity.

     

    About the 5 Min Podcast: I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy, the world, the mind or anything else that you think I'd dig, look me up, I'm @mike on sparemin (https://www.sparemin.com/Mike), and our chat will be posted on there and possibly on here.

    • 12 min
    Minisode: Sex(y) Mythbusters

    Minisode: Sex(y) Mythbusters

    Welcome to our third 5 Minute podcast. I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy, the world, the mind or anything else that you think I'd dig, look me up, I'm @mike on sparemin (https://www.sparemin.com/Mike), and our chat will be posted on there and possibly on here.











    Today on the show we have Dulcinea Pitagora, MA, LMSW. She's a therapist who specializes in alternative sexualities, currently pursing a PHD in Human Sexuality, and the co-organizer of the first ever AltSexNYC conference, which you can (and should) learn about here. We discuss the commonly held misconception that being into kink is caused by trauma and how that relates to the idea of the sad clown in comedy. Enjoy, and check back soon!

    • 8 min
    5 Myqutes in Heathens

    5 Myqutes in Heathens

    Welcome to our second 5 Minute podcast. I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy, the world, the mind or anything else that you think I'd dig, look me up, I'm @mike on sparemin (https://www.sparemin.com/Mike), and our chat will be posted on there and possibly on here.

    On today's episode I talk with Myq Kaplan, who just started a kickstarter to fund his new music album. Check out the video and help him get money to make music here!

    Finally you can check out all the full length previous appearances Myq's made on my podcast below:


    MBH4&5: Words, Minds & Myq Kaplan
    MBHumor 45: Myq Kaplan 3
    MBHumor 67: Myq Kaplan: Small, Dork & Handsome
    87: Religion - LIVE
    Me, but on Myq's podcast

    • 7 min
    Minisode: 5 Minutes in Heaton

    Minisode: 5 Minutes in Heaton

    Welcome to our first 5 Minute podcast. I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy, the world, the mind or anything else that you think I'd dig, look me up, I'm @mike on sparemin (https://www.sparemin.com/Mike), and our chat will be posted on there and possibly on here.

    Inaugurating this series is previous guest of the podcast comedian and scholar Andrew Heaton. Check out his full length episode here, and check him out online here.

    Coming up next: Myq Kaplan.

    • 10 min
    88: Sam Dingman

    88: Sam Dingman

    Sam Dingman is a radio producer, podcastronaut, storyteller and writer in Brooklyn, NY. He makes podcasts at Panoply, and previously made radio shows at On the Media. He is a winner of the Moth GrandSLAM, an MLB Fan Cave Top 30 finalist, and his work has been featured on RISK!, SplitSider, UCB’s "A Funny Thing," TBTL, The Billfold, the First Person Arts Festival, The Los Angeles Comedy Festival, Seattle Sketchfest, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, and beyond. He makes radio shows in his living room, where he also watches Baltimore Orioles games through gritted teeth, usually while drinking tawny port.  You can reach him via email at samdingman at gmail dot com, or on Twitter @samdingman.

    Also, we went to high school together. Surprise!

    • 1 hr 51 min

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