27 episodes

On The Improverbial Podcast Pete and Lisa unearth obscure old sayings from around the world- and
invent absurd new proverbs on the spot. It’s a mashup of improv comedy, positive psychology, human
development theory, and idiomatic weirdness.

The Improverbial Pete Kirkwood & Lisa Thauvette

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

On The Improverbial Podcast Pete and Lisa unearth obscure old sayings from around the world- and
invent absurd new proverbs on the spot. It’s a mashup of improv comedy, positive psychology, human
development theory, and idiomatic weirdness.

    Arm Leg

    Arm Leg

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“to Cost an Arm and a Leg”) and invent a new one ("to Read a Horoscope by the Hoot of an Owl”).

    Pete Kirkwood is fascinated with the science of well-being, with economics, and with the intersection between the two. That’s why he’s called The Happitalist.

    For more about Pete-https://traversecityworkshop.com

    Lisa Thauvette’s background is in education and human development, but she’s also an improv ninja. That’s why she’s called The Tilt Thinker.

    For more about Lisa-http://www.tiltthink.com/

    This podcast is a part of The Boardman Review Podcast Collective in collaboration with Cold Shower Media. For more about The Boardman Review follow the link https://www.theboardmanreview.com. Or, if you're interested in your own podcast, follow the link https://www.coldshowermedia.com to learn how Cold Shower Media can best serve you.

    • 25 min
    Thick Thieves

    Thick Thieves

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“Thick as Thieves”) and invent a new one ("The Fresher the Cucumber, the Richer the Alpaca”).

    Pete Kirkwood is fascinated with the science of well-being, with economics, and with the intersection between the two. That’s why he’s called The Happitalist.

    For more about Pete-https://traversecityworkshop.com

    Lisa Thauvette’s background is in education and human development, but she’s also an improv ninja. That’s why she’s called The Tilt Thinker.

    For more about Lisa-http://www.tiltthink.com/

    This podcast is a part of The Boardman Review Podcast Collective in collaboration with Cold Shower Media. For more about The Boardman Review follow the link https://www.theboardmanreview.com. Or, if you're interested in your own podcast, follow the link https://www.coldshowermedia.com to learn how Cold Shower Media can best serve you.

    • 24 min
    TGIF

    TGIF

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“Thank God It's Friday”) and invent a new one ("There's a Special Room In Heaven for High-tops, and Macaroons”).

    Pete Kirkwood is fascinated with the science of well-being, with economics, and with the intersection between the two. That’s why he’s called The Happitalist.

    For more about Pete-https://traversecityworkshop.com

    Lisa Thauvette’s background is in education and human development, but she’s also an improv ninja. That’s why she’s called The Tilt Thinker.

    For more about Lisa-http://www.tiltthink.com/

    This podcast is a part of The Boardman Review Podcast Collective in collaboration with Cold Shower Media. For more about The Boardman Review follow the link https://www.theboardmanreview.com. Or, if you're interested in your own podcast, follow the link https://www.coldshowermedia.com to learn how Cold Shower Media can best serve you.

    • 35 min
    Sausage End

    Sausage End

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“Everything Has an End, Except Sausage, it has Two Ends”) and invent a new one ("The Chamomile Commandments are Best Written with a Dry Erase Marker”).

    Pete Kirkwood is fascinated with the science of well-being, with economics, and with the intersection between the two. That’s why he’s called The Happitalist.

    For more about Pete-https://traversecityworkshop.com

    Lisa Thauvette’s background is in education and human development, but she’s also an improv ninja. That’s why she’s called The Tilt Thinker.

    For more about Lisa-http://www.tiltthink.com/

    This podcast is a part of The Boardman Review Podcast Collective in collaboration with Cold Shower Media. For more about The Boardman Review follow the link https://www.theboardmanreview.com. Or, if you're interested in your own podcast, follow the link https://www.coldshowermedia.com to learn how Cold Shower Media can best serve you.

    • 23 min
    Ointment Fly

    Ointment Fly

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“a Fly in the Ointment”) and invent a new one ("Ye Old Protractor Hath Awaken the Wrath of a Baby in a Pram”).

    Pete Kirkwood is fascinated with the science of well-being, with economics, and with the intersection between the two. That’s why he’s called The Happitalist.

    For more about Pete-https://traversecityworkshop.com

    Lisa Thauvette’s background is in education and human development, but she’s also an improv ninja. That’s why she’s called The Tilt Thinker.

    For more about Lisa-http://www.tiltthink.com/

    This podcast is a part of The Boardman Review Podcast Collective in collaboration with Cold Shower Media. For more about The Boardman Review follow the link https://www.theboardmanreview.com. Or, if you're interested in your own podcast, follow the link https://www.coldshowermedia.com to learn how Cold Shower Media can best serve you.

    • 28 min
    Cold Shoulder

    Cold Shoulder

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“to Give the Cold Shoulder”) and invent a new one ("Phlegm Me Like a Butterscotch Rocket”).

    Pete Kirkwood is fascinated with the science of well-being, with economics, and with the intersection between the two. That’s why he’s called The Happitalist.

    For more about Pete-https://traversecityworkshop.com

    Lisa Thauvette’s background is in education and human development, but she’s also an improv ninja. That’s why she’s called The Tilt Thinker.

    For more about Lisa-http://www.tiltthink.com/

    This podcast is a part of The Boardman Review Podcast Collective in collaboration with Cold Shower Media. For more about The Boardman Review follow the link https://www.theboardmanreview.com. Or, if you're interested in your own podcast, follow the link https://www.coldshowermedia.com to learn how Cold Shower Media can best serve you.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Pekirk ,

Smart and fun

Is what this is!

betmi1 ,

Great podcast!

Amazing podcast! Love the humorous banter and intelligent subject matter on each episode.

cuplickity ,

Awesome humor

These two are funny, irreverent, brilliant, and real. A great podcast idea, well done!

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