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Feminism doesn't mean Man Hater

Alicia Swiz sits down to talk about Woman Studies Alicia Swiz is a professor, performer and unapologetic feminist who deploys the art of comedy, storytelling and pop culture critique to shape the conversation about gender in America. You can find Alicia on stage or on the Internet @aliciaswiz @wearesluttalk @feministhappyhr I recently launched my first in a series of online courses featured in the Chicago...



Chris Fair talks to us about astrophysics Keep up with the Conversation #idiottalkshow Like what you hear? Drop a dime: Follow Angie:


Fishmonger? I hardly knew her.

This week we are joined by Matt Engle your local Fishmonger. He just wants you to love your local Fishmonger as much as they love you. Keep up with the Conversation #idiottalkshow Like what you hear? Drop a dime: Follow Angie:


Exploring Depression

Documentary maker and performer Chris Churchill joins us to talk about depression and his documentary about his and his families battle with depression. Documentary Tell Me About My Mother Itunes: Keep up with the Conversation #idiottalkshow Like what you hear? Drop a dime: Follow...


A Lesbian mother of a Trans girl and foster children walks into a bar...

Julie Maerz sits down with us to talk about being a late life Lesbian, living with her wife and ex husband, raising her Trans daughter, and foster children. Living a love filled life. #podcast #loveislove #parenting #humor #idiottalkshow Itunes: Keep up with the Conversation #idiottalkshow Like what you hear? Drop a dime:...


Losing the Nobel Prize

Professor Brian Keating is an astrophysicist with UC San Diego’s Department of Physics. He and his team develop telescopes to study the Big Bang. He is the author of over 100 scientific publications and holds two U.S.Patents. He received the 2007 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at the White House from President Bush for a telescope he invented and deployed at the U.S. South Pole Research Station called “BICEP". Professor Keating became a Fellow of the American...


The Life and Death of Mary Scruggs

Richard Scruggs talks to us about Mary. Second City instructor and writing program head Mary Scruggs died on January 11, 2011 at the age of 46. In addition to her role at Second City, Scruggs has had writing, acting and producing roles. Her solo show, "Missing Man," opened at Live Bait Theater in Chicago before travelling to the New York Fringe Festival, the LA Women’s Theater Festival, and the Sherry Theater in Los Angeles. Scruggs and Susan Messing adapted Judy Blume's work for the show...


Why should I care about National Parks?

Jason Epperson explains what the current administrations plans are for National Parks. Also why Angie should want to see nature, and all about the hotels that surround the boring trees. Website Keep up with the Conversation #idiottalkshow Like what you hear? Drop a dime: #idiottalkshow


Coming Out- Bonus Pride Story

Here is a bonus track of a story Angie is performing at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago Pride weekend. Enjoy and Happy Pride! Follow along #idiottalkshow instagram/isiottalkshow


How to be a Chicago Police Officer

Mark Bratton talks to us about what it is like to be a Chicago Police Officer. Chicago's racial divide. Gun ownership. And Angie goes down a rabbit hole about Chicago Comedy, store front theater, CIC Theater, and Under The Gun Theater.


How to pitch a TV show

Comedian Angie McMahon interviews Sam Bower, performer and content producer, about how to Pitch and Develop TV shows. Also how to get (or not get) discovered on YouTube. Also just in general how to become super famous (or not).


Who and What is QAnon?

I interview Jeremy Thomas about QAnon. The Deep state. School shootings. JFK assassination and more. He explains how a source called QAnon, who has ties to the government, releases deep state information for patriots to research in there spare time. Then they all get on Twitter and compare notes. It is a deep dive for Angie McMahon who has no idea about this world at all.


How to become a Netflix star

Comedian Angie McMahon interviews Pimprov founder and star of the Netflix show Easy Marz Timms. They talk about how to pitch a show to Netflix. Trying to get on Netflix's Nailed It. Extreme picky eating. Strangers with Candy. Greg Holliman. Solving school shootings and so much more! Don't forget to share and leave us a comment! Itunes:...


Talk To Me Like I'm An Idiot- Theme Song

This is the Theme song for the podcast Talk To Me Like I'm An Idiot hosted by comedian Angie McMahon. She interviews people about jobs and topics she has no idea about. Website Keep up with the Conversation #idiottalkshow Like what you hear? Drop a dime: