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Comedian Evan Wecksell (VH1, E!, Conan) interviews his closest Facebook friends and most distant Facebook acquaintances. Expect things to get awkward.

Comedian Evan Wecksell (VH1, E!, Conan) interviews his closest Facebook friends and most distant Facebook acquaintances. Expect things to get awkward.

Location:

United States

Description:

Comedian Evan Wecksell (VH1, E!, Conan) interviews his closest Facebook friends and most distant Facebook acquaintances. Expect things to get awkward.

Language:

English


Episodes

Kristina Irwin – Ep139

10/6/2022
Kristina Irwin is running for State Senator in California’s District 24, a premiere zone that includes such communities at Santa Monica, Malibu, West Hollywood and many others. After setting an LA County record with over 6,200 write-in votes in the primary, this a mother of three, immigrant, small business owner and child advocate is out […] The post Kristina Irwin – Ep139 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Ernie Elwood – Ep138

9/25/2022
Ernie Elwood (aka Elijah Beers) and Evan first met when Evan performed for Theta Chi Fraternity at Central Missouri State several years ago. But now it is Ernie who has taken the stage as an independent wrestler. What is his gimmick? Why the name Ernie Elwood? Where does he see himself ending up professionally? We […] The post Ernie Elwood – Ep138 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:34:02

Ryan Kugler – Ep137

9/19/2022
Ryan Kugler is a jack-of-all-trades, and perhaps even the director of Creed and the new Space Jam. (Oh that’s Ryan Coogler.) But really, hear about how this Ryan became a pro in VHS distribution but then reinvented himself in the liquidation business. He also has a side hustle where he puts on a variety of […] The post Ryan Kugler – Ep137 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:27:11

DOUBLE EPISODE: Actress Elisabeth Donaldson, National Libertarian Chair Angela McArdle – Ep136

8/24/2022
Evan returns with a double episode! First, Actress Elisabeth Donaldson talks about being a full-time artist in Nashville, Tennessee and how it’s different from being an actress in LA. (3:50) Plus the story of how she got Evan and his wife into SAG at the same time, going Fi-Core, navigating the pandemic and whether she’s […] The post DOUBLE EPISODE: Actress Elisabeth Donaldson, National Libertarian Chair Angela McArdle – Ep136 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:01:11:23

Talking Bon Jovi with Lori Broslovsky – Ep135

5/23/2022
Lori Broslovsky is a Jersey girl who stops by to talk about her favorite band: Bon Jovi. Lori and Evan do a deep dive into everything Bon Jovi! They recap the reaction to their latest tour, lament the continued absence of Richie Sambora, and give their favorite non-mainstream Bon Jovi songs. Plus, they share their […] The post Talking Bon Jovi with Lori Broslovsky – Ep135 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:01:19:46

Actor Jim Meskimen – Ep134

5/8/2022
Jim Meskimen is a talented mix of acting, voiceovers, impressions and general artistry. He is also approaching 300 credits on IMDB thanks to appearances on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Gas Lit, Apollo 13 and such commercials as Geico and KFC! Jim is now sharing his wealth of knowledge with a new online […] The post Actor Jim Meskimen – Ep134 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:32:53

Tiffany Meldal-Johnsen – Ep133

4/27/2022
Tiffany Meldal-Johnsen, recently relocated to Vashon Island in Washington State, joins Evan to discuss everything TV and movies from past to present. Tiffany and Evan rattle through The Gary Shandling Show, Golden Girls, Seinfeld, Friends, Ted Lasso, Curb Your Enthusiasm and so much more. Which shows were Tiffany’s favorites? Which were she never a fan […] The post Tiffany Meldal-Johnsen – Ep133 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:01:02:36

US Senate Candidate Mark Meuser – Ep 132

4/9/2022
Mark Meuser is a constitutional law attorney and native Californian who is running for US Senate in 2022. How is the campaign trail? Why did he chose the US Senate race? What are his thoughts on election integrity? All this and even some fitness talk. And don’t worry, Evan was still awkward. Jump to your […] The post US Senate Candidate Mark Meuser – Ep 132 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:01:09:20

Eric James Madden – Ep131

3/10/2022
Eric James Madden is a fellow Theta Chi who went to and advises the chapter at Ball State University… while also working full-time for a DIFFERENT fraternity! Is he a mole? A double-agent? One thing he definitely is is a graphic design and media wizard. Hear about those endeavors plus issues facing fraternities and sororities […] The post Eric James Madden – Ep131 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:24:39

Max Bonilla – Ep130

2/1/2022
Max Bonilla is a 17-year-old activist from Sacramento. Max talks about how the pandemic made him more aware of California state laws and the legislature in general. Although not old enough to vote or run for office, Max shares his insight on questionable laws the state has passed or is planning to pass. Then he […] The post Max Bonilla – Ep130 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:54:07

Judea Johnson – Ep129

12/15/2021
Judea Johnson is a renaissance woman that advocates for medical freedom and loves to travel! Recently relocated from California to Florida, Judea explains her move, how natural childbirth led her to the world of v—ines, and is she an anti-vaxxer? Judea answers and weighs in on lockdowns, mandates and whether other members of the black […] The post Judea Johnson – Ep129 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:44:34

Brandon Hurley aka Phuc Map – Ep128

11/1/2021
Brandon Hurley is an American Youtuber who to his Vietnamese audience is known as Phuc Map. Hear how Brandon went from America to Vietnam and grew to be a well-known TV personality. Also, hear all the things Brandon can teach, plus Vietnam’s dealings with the pandemic. Brandon is also a fellow Theta Chi brother who […] The post Brandon Hurley aka Phuc Map – Ep128 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:46:32

Iowa Representative Jeff Shipley – Ep127

9/1/2021
Jeff Shipley is a state representative from Iowa, and somehow he’s Evan’s Facebook friend. Jeff discusses his nihilistic political origins, his experience as a stand-up comedian, selling solar panels and sauerkraut before holding office, and an update on Iowa in the era of Covid. Jeff then goes into how he beat out Phil Miller for […] The post Iowa Representative Jeff Shipley – Ep127 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:01:10:46

Kerri-Ann Wallace & Kerri-Ann Wallace – Ep126

7/6/2021
The title is not a typo: In a Socially Awkward first (and probably last), Evan interviews two Facebook friends with the same name!! Welcome Kerri-Ann Wallace & Kerri-Ann Wallace! What are each of their connections to Beverly Hills 90210? Which Kerri-Ann Wallace is from Riverdale? (And does she watch Riverdale?) Which Kerri-Ann is on sabbatical? […] The post Kerri-Ann Wallace & Kerri-Ann Wallace – Ep126 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:39:25

Jessica Amal – Ep125

6/21/2021
Jessica Amal is an actress, writer and producer who actually cast Evan in his first student film when he moved to LA! After reminiscing about the film, they then get into Jessica’s public battle with lung cancer and how she’s been able to stay strong. She also talks about how she met her husband and […] The post Jessica Amal – Ep125 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:33:09

Kristi Slager Salerno – Ep124

5/7/2021
Kristi Slager initially met Evan at Beverly Hills Playhouse and over a decade later she’s on Socially Awkward! Did you know at Notre Dame that Joe Montana was the backup to her dad!? Kristi takes us from driving cross-country to Los Angeles to navigating teaching during the pandemic. Plus, she and Evan discuss TV shows […] The post Kristi Slager Salerno – Ep124 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:57:15

Owen Alabado + Beckett Sage’s Wrestlemania 37 Predictions – Ep123

4/8/2021
Owen Alabado is an actor, comedian, singer, dancer, martial artist – in other words, a Renaissance man. Hear how this Wisconsin native was drawn to theater, moved to Los Angeles and is currently kicking butt back in Wisconsin. He also talks about his comedy and he and Evan retrace their steps on how they met. […] The post Owen Alabado + Beckett Sage’s Wrestlemania 37 Predictions – Ep123 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:50:22

Orrin Heatlie of RecallGavin2020 – Ep122

3/16/2021
Orrin Heatlie is the lead proponent of RecallGavin2020​ and, thanks to over 2,000,000 Californians, he is about to be part of only the second recall initiative to qualify in the history of California. How did this get done? Who is the primary driving force behind the recall? As Gavin Newsom claims, is this a “republican […] The post Orrin Heatlie of RecallGavin2020 – Ep122 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:39:59

Taryn Kristal – Ep121

2/21/2021
Taryn Kristal is the founder of The Resolvancy – a divorce strategy and coaching firm, but to Evan she is the girl into whose locker he slipped a Peanuts card in the sixth grade. Now 3o years later, Evan gets her and her boyfriend at the time’s reaction. Taryn also discusses the power of music, […] The post Taryn Kristal – Ep121 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:46:20

Cooper Shaw – Ep120

2/17/2021
Cooper Shaw is an actress in SAG/AFTRA and Actors Equity who first met Evan when he edited her first demo reel in Brooklyn. Now about a decade later they have their first conversation as Cooper has too migrated to Los Angeles. How has she dealt with life in LA during Covid? She talks all about […] The post Cooper Shaw – Ep120 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:47:34