CalamityCast produces really entertaining audio dramas that will suck you in their world. Liz Zerkel writes and performs for the company and came by Tick Tock Tavern (3459 Magnolia, St. Louis, MO 63118) to discuss a couple of their programs and the live show they're doing on July 21st at The Heavy Anchor.
We also discus serial killers, genre snobs, and dirty talking actors.
This is the first of what will be a regular stream of internet only content released every weekend.
Drive faster. You're taking too long at stop signs.
Chris describes what "peat" tastes like...for about 30 minutes. There's a reason. Mostly that reason is Talisker. Lots of talk about how hard it is to give tasting notes on things.
Budweiser tastes like beer.
It's our 100th episode. Chris didn't even realize it until he uploaded this file. So, you don't have to worry about any sound effects like fake applause, cheers, or whatever.
Alone in the studio today, Chris covers a lot of ground, ranging from the CIA's campaign to destabilize the governments of developing nations, to Canadian tariffs on American goods. It's a fun ride.
Also, C.I.A.? More like C.I.YAY!
Angela Smith recounts her recent rescue of a turtle from the clutches of certain death, her knew career as a professional Frisbee-er, and saves the absolute best story about her childhood for the last ten minutes of the show.
Chris talks about the environment impact of tourism in the Galapagos Islands, and Night Court. If any of it's true, it's by accident.
Chris laments the damage to society the invention of the home VCR has caused. Then Will O'Donnell joins us for a conversation that mostly revolved around the superiority of QuikTrip over all other gas stations.
Yeah, Sam was on the show last week. We like him and always have fun when he stops by.
Chris and Sam discuss what phrase the CIA would use to activate their secret assassin skills, Snapchat, creepy kids, schoolyard fights, day jobs, death, life, love, and Sam tries his hand at a cold open.
Saturday morning, Chris woke up with a craving for French toast sticks. So clearly, the only solution was to call up Bare Knuckle Comedy writer, Jamie Krock and Susan Bennet of Ooh St. Lou Studios, pile in the car, and drive three hours to Henderson, Kentucky, the town that houses the Shoney's nearest St. Louis.
Get a plate of food, sit back, and listen to a fun breakfast table conversation.
Chris is alone in the studio today. He has opinions about people who are upset about Pride parades. He talks about the time he spread the news about slingers to the east coast. More job interviewing tips.
Christine Compas joins Impolite Company's host, Chris Cyr this morning. Christine is a comic, a story teller, and after last night, a leading author of fecaphilliac erotica. She discusses her strategy for an upcoming comedy contest, car accidents, crystals, and snack foods. Then she gives away the secrets to interviewing with professional recruiters. Spoiler alert: You can lie to them all you want.
Chris found a dirty diaper and a toaster pastry on top of a gas pump on his way home last...
Isaac Landfert, of An Evening With The Authors, calls in and talks about tonight's show at The Heavy Anchor. Christian Lawrence is our guest for the rest of the hour. He and Chris discuss the perils of home ownership, an abandoned Shop 'n Save, dogs stealing humans jobs, buying ammo from Home Depot, upselling, the Flaming Lips, and the word "proboscis," which Chris keeps mispronouncing.
Chris was almost late this morning, because garbage trucks drive really slow. So of course he has to...
Sam Lyons is today's guest on Impolite Company. Sam co-runs the monthly showcase "Yours, Mine, and Ours" at gezellig in St. Louis. He and Chris talk about comedy contests, the Gilmore Girls/Boyz 'n the Hood parallels, teenage drinking, and a bunch of other stuff. It's a fun conversation.
See both Chris Cyr and Sam Lyons tonight at The Funny Bone in Maryland Heights, MO. First, listen to them here.
Yale Hollander hosts today as a preview for next month when Friday's become Wind Down Fridays. As a Father's Day tribute, Yale reads "My Father's Fashion Tips," by Tom Junod.
Grab dad and huddle up around the smartphone, and enjoy the story.
Our good friend Ron Finger comes in for some banter that was worthy of a CW series. It's a fun conversation.
When listening to the cold open, it's helpful to remember that the show airs on FCC monitored radiowaves each morning. Chris wanted to make sure you knew that, so you can properly see what he did there.
Studies show our IQs are dropping every year. Your phone is a narc for the copyright police. Raccoons climb buildings every day, why is this one special?
It's a hodge podge of topics as Chris catches up on reading some of the 300 open tabs he has open in Chrome.