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Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest co-hosts as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. We’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!

Nightmares: Funny People, Scary Dreams Good Orbit

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Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest co-hosts as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. We’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!

    Emily Gould, Negin Farsad, Matt Lubchansky, Quelle Chris, Emily Flake, Jason Chatfield, Kat Burdick

    Emily Gould, Negin Farsad, Matt Lubchansky, Quelle Chris, Emily Flake, Jason Chatfield, Kat Burdick

    Ep 7:
    Emily Gould
    Negin Farsad
    Matt Lubchansky
    Quelle Chris
    Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest hosts Jason Chatfield and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!
    Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media.
    Recorded March 5, 2020. NOTE: Some of the COVID-19 thoughts are now out of date because March 5 was a billion years ago. As always, don’t get news or info from comedians, reality star presidents, CEOs, friends, or family.
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    Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) USUALLY at KGB Bar in NYC.  April 2, 2020 we will be streaming right online right here!
    Recorded, produced, and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit.
    Emily Gould’s Nightmare
     
    Negin Farsad’s Nightmare
     
    Matt Lubchansky’s Nightmare
     
    Quelle Chris’ Nightmare

    • 1 hr 54 min
    John Hodgman, Jenny Boylan, Kenice Mobley, Carole Montgomery, Jason Chatfield, Kate Willett, Emily Flake

    John Hodgman, Jenny Boylan, Kenice Mobley, Carole Montgomery, Jason Chatfield, Kate Willett, Emily Flake

    Ep 6:
    Jason Chatfield (cartoonist, illustrator, comedian)
    Carole Montgomery (comedian, writer, producer, director)
    Kenice Mobley (comedian and filmmaker)
    Jenny Boylan (author, activist, GLAAD co-chair)
    John Hodgman (author, actor, humorist)
    Your hosts:
    Kate Willett Is a comedian, actress, and writer whose raunchy feminist storytelling is both smart and relatable. She just made her network debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and her 15 minute special premiered on Netflix in 2018. Her comedy album “Glass Gutter” was released in 2017. She’s the cohost of the political comedy podcast Reply Guys.
    Emily Flake is a New Yorker cartoonist, a writer, an illustrator, and performer. Her latest book is called Awkward Hug and before that was Mama Tried; both feature drawings and cusswords.
    Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest host Kate Willett as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!
    Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media.
    Recorded Feb 11, 2019. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Live sound and recording by Chris Gersbeck. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit.
    Jason Chatfield’s Nightmare
    Carole Montgomery’s Nightmare
    Kenice Mobley’s Nightmare
    Jenny Boylan’s Nightmare
    John Hodgman’s Nightmare
     
    

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Abbi Crutchfield, Jeremy Nguyen, Vicky Kuperman, David Heatley w/ Emily Flake and Kat Burdick

    Abbi Crutchfield, Jeremy Nguyen, Vicky Kuperman, David Heatley w/ Emily Flake and Kat Burdick

    EP 5
    Abbi Crutchfield
    Jeremy Nguyen
    Vicky Kuperman
    David Heatley
    as ever your hosts Emily Flake and Kat Burdick!
    Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!
    Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media.
    Recorded Sept 18, 2019. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit.
    Abbi Crutchfield’s Nightmare
    Jeremy Nguyen’s Nightmare
    Vicky Kuperman’s Nightmare
    David Heatley’s Nightmare

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Mira Jacob, Ophira Eisenberg, Will Butler (Arcade Fire) w/ Emily Flake and Kat Burdick

    Mira Jacob, Ophira Eisenberg, Will Butler (Arcade Fire) w/ Emily Flake and Kat Burdick

    EP 4
    Mira Jacob (author of Good Talk)
    Will Butler (Arcade Fire)
    Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s Ask Me Another)
    as ever your hosts Emily Flake and Kat Burdick!
    Big thanks to Sandi Marx for being carried up 3 flights of stairs and also to the stage to bring us her terrifying nightmare. Ask her in private to explain Emily’s drawing!
    Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!
    Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media.
    Recorded Feb 6, 2020. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit.
    Mira Jacob’s Nightmare
     
    Will Butler’s Nightmare
     
    Ophira Eisenberg’s Nightmare
     
    Sandi Marx’s Nightmare
     

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Porochista Khakpour, Jean Grae, Kembra Pfahler, Amanda Duarte, & hosts Emily Flake & Kat Burdick

    Porochista Khakpour, Jean Grae, Kembra Pfahler, Amanda Duarte, & hosts Emily Flake & Kat Burdick

    EP 3 GUESTS
    Amanda Duarte
    Porochista Khakpour
    Jean Grae
    Kembra Pfahler
    Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!
    Cats, Kids, Kanye, Birds, JoCo Cruise, Slavery
    Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media.
    Recorded Dec 15, 2019. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit.
    Amanda Duarte’s Nightmare
    Porochista Khakpour’s Nightmare
    Jean Grae’s Nightmare
     
    Kembra Pfahler’s Nightmare

    https://good-orbit.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/decnightmare.mp4

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Dave Hill, Raquel D'Apice, Karen Chee, Blake Schwartzenbach & hosts Emily Flake & Kate Willett

    Dave Hill, Raquel D'Apice, Karen Chee, Blake Schwartzenbach & hosts Emily Flake & Kate Willett

    Ep 2
    Dave Hill
    Raquel D’Apice
    Karen Chee
    Blake Schwartzenbach
    Hosted by Emily Flake and Kate Willett
    Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest co-hosts as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. We’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!
    Live show monthly at KGB Bar in NYC. Images will be posted on Good Orbit site and sometimes social media.
    Recorded Jan 8, 2019. Recorded by Chris Gersbeck. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Illustrations by Emily Flake and Photos by Scott Johnson @Moreguinness
    Dave Hill’s Nightmare
    Karen Chee’s Nightmare
    Raquel D’Apice’s Nightmare
    Blake Schwartzenbach’s Nightmare
    Emily Flake’s Nightmare
    Kate Willett and Emily Flake
    Karen Chee
    Raquel D’Apice
    Dave Hill
    Blake Schwartzenbach



     

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Jenn Zuko ,

So good

Goddammit I want to fly out to NYC again JUST to appear on Nightmares. Can I?
Listening is nearly as amazing as being there (I only wish I could see the drawings).
Well done, yous.
~Jenn Z

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