34 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.

    Uncle Bob

    Uncle Bob

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb ("Bob's Your Uncle”) and invent a new one ("Struth! That'll Stick Better Than an Ostrich Intestine.”).

    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
    Chimango Gunpowder

    Chimango Gunpowder

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb ("Don't Waste Gunpowder on Chimangos”) and invent a new one ("Popsicles Make Every Hellhole More Whole”).

    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
    Crawfish Hibernate

    Crawfish Hibernate

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb ("I'll Show You Where Crawfish Hibernate”) and invent a new one ("Is that Dump Truck Full of Erasers or Empresses?”).

    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
    To a T

    To a T

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb ("Down to a T”) and invent a new one ("You Don't Have Enough Gazpacho to Fill That Crater”).

    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
    Sh!t Fan

    Sh!t Fan

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“When the Shit Hits the Fan”) and invent a new one ("2 Tofu, 3 Tummy Aches, 0 Beehives”).

    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.

    • 29 min
    Salt Grain

    Salt Grain

    In this episode, Lisa and Pete explore a real proverb (“Take it with a Grain of Salt”) and invent a new one ("The Crunchiest Boogers Come from the Gobi Desert”).

    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.

    • 19 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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