34 episodes

Journey with Mr. Castano and Justin Nimmo down memory lane, or in their case the grassy pasture, as they interview former Milkmen from the Timberlane Improvisation Comedy Team!

Milkmen Improv: The Podcast That Delivers The Milkmen

    • Improv
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Journey with Mr. Castano and Justin Nimmo down memory lane, or in their case the grassy pasture, as they interview former Milkmen from the Timberlane Improvisation Comedy Team!

    "Wizard!" with Dave Polito

    "Wizard!" with Dave Polito

    Today, on episode thirty-one, we are joined by Dave Polito from Season 1! Dave talks his early performance life playing big brass instruments, having a lot in common with a con man, and performing theater in a gymnasium! Then, we talk the fun of the first Milkmen show, his love of word play, and his need to look at the audience before every show! We also talk about how improv has made him better at his suit and tie job, the concept of actively listening versus waiting to speak, and how a game like "Questions" forced him to shift his paradigm of thought! So, pour a glass of you favorite milk, and enjoy, because here we go yo...it's time for The Podcast That Delivers!

    • 1 hr
    "Darn Well Right, Woodrow Wilson!" with Ryan Clark

    "Darn Well Right, Woodrow Wilson!" with Ryan Clark

    If you are late to our super fun improv party, then episode thirty is an awesome jumping on point! Today, we are joined by Ryan Clark, the longest running fan in the history of Milkmen Improv! Ryan talks about laughing her way through a history project with Mike Short, delivering a classic line in the Holiday Show, and seeing the evolution of the group with her cousin, Katie Burke, during Season 13! Additionally, with Halloween on the horizon, we do a deep dive into horror movies including our favorite slasher, the best psychological thriller, and our most iconic scene. Finally, we craft our Mount Rushmore of Walt Disney World Rides! So, pour a glass of you favorite milk, and enjoy, because here we go yo...it's time for The Podcast That Delivers!***Ryan would love for you to check out her podcast: https://www.gibsonsbookstore.com/laydown-podcast

    • 1 hr 18 min
    "Awful Scooter Etiquette" with Eliza Sanchez

    "Awful Scooter Etiquette" with Eliza Sanchez

    Today, on episode twenty-nine, we are joined by Eliza Sanchez from Seasons 6 & 7! Eliza talks her early performances like the Holiday Show and "A Midsummer Night's Dream," profusely sweating during her audition, and early comedic influences like Dmitri Martin. Additionally, we talk about her enjoyment of playing chaotic games like Dark & Stormy Night, subverting humor, and a sentimental Milkmen memory with her brother, Luke. This episode also has a lot of deep tracks, as Eliza tells us about the perfect drink to pair with sushi, the inner workings of Red's Shoe Barn, and her conflicted nature to send out a tweet about a pillow. So, pour a glass of your favorite milk, and enjoy, because here we go yo...it's time for The Podcast that Delivers!***Eliza would love for you to donate to these cool initiatives: https://ndncollective.org/ or https://www.zinnedproject.org/.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    "Stick Your Skull Inside the Purse" with Ryan Schadhauser

    "Stick Your Skull Inside the Purse" with Ryan Schadhauser

    Today, on episode twenty-eight, we have the "Purse God" Ryan Schadhauser from Season 11! Ryan talks about auditioning with his back to the audience, having his improv debut at the Ten Year Anniversary Show, and sweating profusely while focusing on the bright lights! He also talks about character work (and even gives us a little preview), why he loves Freeze, and writing the sketches "Shoes" and "Valuing a Potty Everyday." We also chat post-show music, our candid thoughts on Friendly's, and the improv scene at Northern Essex Community College! It was such a joy to have Ryan on this episode, and we hope you enjoy listening to it, as much as we enjoyed recording it! So, pour a glass of your favorite milk, and enjoy, because here we go yo...it's time for The Podcast that Delivers!

    • 59 min
    "I'm Very Vapid" with Alexis Bolduc

    "I'm Very Vapid" with Alexis Bolduc

    Today, on episode twenty-seven, we have Alexis Bolduc from Seasons 7 and 8! Alexis talks about forgetting to memorize her lines for Grease, the time she was a wall (Tom Snout) in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and meowing like a cat during her Milkmen Audition! She talks about her love of the '007 Roll' at Sushi Time, going for a pre-show jaunt, and buying disgusting foods to use for the game, Helping Hands. Additionally, Alexis talks about the early iterations of posters, the infamous "Milkshake" t-shirt proposal, and spending some time doing improv in Australia! So, pour a glass of your favorite milk, and enjoy, because here we go yo...it's time for The Podcast that Delivers!  ***Alexis would love for you to donate to Camp Lincoln for Project 101 Campaign, which helps send 101 kids to camp for free: Donate to the Y!

    • 1 hr 15 min
    "Scenario: The Milkmen Remix"

    "Scenario: The Milkmen Remix"

    To celebrate over 2,000 downloads of The Milkmen Improv Podcast, and the release of A Tribe Called Quest's Low End Theory album twenty-nine years ago today, we are proud to present to you "Scenario: The Milkmen Remix." Former Milkie, Timmy McLaughlin from Seasons 6, 7, and 8, spent some time as a club DJ after graduating in 2015. When we got talking on the podcast, I asked if we would be able to remix "Scenario" into a Milkmen Intro. He was super excited to team-up with us on this project, and this is the stellar end result!

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

rob_whalen ,

Great podcast

I love this series. The Steven Allen podcast is so great. Hopefully one day you will be able to have will Scott. I love all the different energies that each podcast guest has. It makes each episode all the more enjoyable.

Erica Law ,

*****

Just listened to the first episode and loved it! As an audience member it’s nice to hear the perspective of the of a milky! My eyes welled up when you all were talking about the Mockumentary show and the response of the audience.

ZenGoalie ,

Great to hear the behind the scenes

Being quarantined stinks, but it gives you the chance to listen to podcasts. The Milkmen is a great chance for students to spread their comedy wings and step off the deep end. It’s fun to get some behind the curtain insight into the group and the shows.

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