37 episodes

A comedy podcast about failure, fear, and desperation. Hosted by Jhanelle Dionne and Jacob Derwin.

I'M TRYING‪!‬ Jhanelle Dionne & Jacob Derwin

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

A comedy podcast about failure, fear, and desperation. Hosted by Jhanelle Dionne and Jacob Derwin.

    Courtney Rada is Hungry For Laughs

    Courtney Rada is Hungry For Laughs

    This episode was recorded in February 2020 ahead of the COVID 19 pandemic.
    Comedian and Food Network host Courtney Rada joins Jhanelle and Jacob in the kitchen to chat about her journey from stage to screen.
    Watch Courtney's new show, Better With Age, on the Food Network Kitchen app with a free 60 day trial! Episode 1 features Jacob's mom!
    Follow the show @ImTryingShow on Twitter and Instagram. 
    And your intrepid hosts, @JacobDerwin and @JhanelleDennis.
    www.imtryingshow.com

    • 33 min
    WE'RE ALIVE Podcast Update

    WE'RE ALIVE Podcast Update

    "Success needs no explanation. Failure does not have one that matters." -Jesse Jackson
    Jhanelle and Jacob explain their hiatus (kind of), talk CATS beef, adulting, pickling, bad baby names and give a mini-update on what's in store for 2020...
    Follow the show, @ImTryingShow on Instagram and Twitter!
    And your intrepid hosts: @JhanelleDionne and @JacobDerwin.
    ImTryingShow@gmail.com

    • 27 min
    Yhane Smith Becomes a Harlem Queen

    Yhane Smith Becomes a Harlem Queen

    Filmmaker Yhane Smith discovers the world of audio drama podcasts and dives in head first.
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    Jhanelle and Jacob sit down with Yhane Smith to talk about creating art on a budget. But first, Jhanelle and Jacob discover that a new popular SNL short was shot in front of their apartment!
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    Support Yhane and Harlem Queen on Patreon!
    Follow the show, @ImTryingShow on Instagram and Twitter!
    And your intrepid hosts: @JhanelleDionne and @JacobDerwin.
    ImTryingShow@gmail.com
    www.ImTryingShow.com

    • 48 min
    Jennifer McAuliffe Fails English Becomes a Writer

    Jennifer McAuliffe Fails English Becomes a Writer

    Comedian Jennifer McAuliffe had some really crummy high school teachers.
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    Jennifer McAuliffe joins Jhanelle and Jacob to talk about her dysfunctional childhood and her atypical journey from high school dropout to comedy. But first, Jhanelle and Jacob talk cheese.
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    Follow Jennifer on Twitter and Instagram at @JenniferJokes and go to http://jenniferjokes.com for more info on Jennifer and her upcoming shows!
    Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram at @ImTryingShow and your intrepid hosts, @JhanelleDennis and @JacobDerwin.
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    ImTryingShow@gmail.com
    www.ImTryingShow.com

    • 41 min
    Courtney Yates Has An Eggs-istential Crisis

    Courtney Yates Has An Eggs-istential Crisis

    The "genre famous" massage therapist is a lot of things, but she isn't your mom. 
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    Courtney Yates joins Jhanelle and Jacob to talk about starting her new massage therapy class, stories from the Villains camp during her second stint on Survivor, and why baths are just the best. But first, Jhanelle alerts Jacob to a new holiday coming up this weekend!
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    Learn more about Touch Literacy by following Courtney on IG, @CourtneyYates and Twitter, @CourtneyHYates.
    Follow the show @ImTryingShow.
    And your intrepid hosts: @JhanelleDionne and @JacobDerwin.
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    ImTryingShow@gmail.com
    www.ImTryingShow.Com

    • 49 min
    (Re-Release) Andrea Boehlke Gets Trampled By Horses/Feelings

    (Re-Release) Andrea Boehlke Gets Trampled By Horses/Feelings

    Host/Actor/3x Survivor Player, Andrea Boehlke saves (her) face. 
    In episode 4, Andrea recounts her near-death experience, deathly embarrassing stories of rejection, and how to deal with losing face in front of your crush. Meanwhile, Jhanelle tries to get a newly baby-faced/clean-shaven Jacob to ditch the razor in favor of waxing. They come to a greedy compromise.
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    Keep up with Andrea!
    Instagram: @andreaboehlke
    Twitter: @andreaboehlke
    And her podcast: Past Your Bedtime
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    Follow I’M TRYING! on Instagram and Twitter: @imtryingshow.
    And your intrepid hosts: @jhanelledennis & @jacobderwin
     
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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

sparkling urbanite ,

So funny

Thoroughly entertaining!

assistantcoach ,

Fantastic pod!

A super great podcast! A great mixture of funny and serious stories from a variety of guests with wonderful hosts who are so natural and have great chemistry.

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Hey y’all, what a treat!

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