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Project Woo Woo is a brand new podcast from veteran podcaster & comedian Lisa Orkin about the wild world of self-help, wellness, & spirituality. Comedy relief for the weary seeker. The podcast is a part documentary & part sketch comedy, part interview & part storytelling. Lisa interviews famous thought leaders, health, and wellness experts, yogis, philosophers. Some of the famous people are alive and some are coming back to chat with Lisa from the great beyond. And 90% of those famous people will be played by Lisa’s comedy buddies. Lisa is a self-professed self-help junkie and will try anything to find enlightenment. You will laugh learn and feel better about life.

Project Woo Woo is a brand new podcast from veteran podcaster & comedian Lisa Orkin about the wild world of self-help, wellness, & spirituality. Comedy relief for the weary seeker. The podcast is a part documentary & part sketch comedy, part interview & part storytelling. Lisa interviews famous thought leaders, health, and wellness experts, yogis, philosophers. Some of the famous people are alive and some are coming back to chat with Lisa from the great beyond. And 90% of those famous people will be played by Lisa’s comedy buddies. Lisa is a self-professed self-help junkie and will try anything to find enlightenment. You will laugh learn and feel better about life.
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Project Woo Woo is a brand new podcast from veteran podcaster & comedian Lisa Orkin about the wild world of self-help, wellness, & spirituality. Comedy relief for the weary seeker. The podcast is a part documentary & part sketch comedy, part interview & part storytelling. Lisa interviews famous thought leaders, health, and wellness experts, yogis, philosophers. Some of the famous people are alive and some are coming back to chat with Lisa from the great beyond. And 90% of those famous people will be played by Lisa’s comedy buddies. Lisa is a self-professed self-help junkie and will try anything to find enlightenment. You will laugh learn and feel better about life.

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English


Episodes

Becky Thyre à la Gertrude Stein

1/15/2019
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Who is Becky Thyre: Becky is a Gemini and an Actress, writer, mother, feminist. You've seen her on Transparent, Weeds, Arrested Development, Mr. Show, and Six Feet Under. Favorite Career Highlight: Creating and performing the play The Miss Vagina Pageant with Jill and Faith Soloway and Melanie Hutsell. What Becky learned about Gertrude: I realized how confident and interested in her own mind Gertrude Stein must have been to live the life she did. I would like to have that. Who is Gertrude...

Duration:00:27:48

Bella Abzug à la Elizabeth burr

1/8/2019
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Who is Elizabeth Burr: Elizabeth is a Scorpio with serious rising and an actress from NYC where she made her professional debut cross-dressing at age 9 as her fathers' son in Joseph Papp”s critically acclaimed production oh CORIOLANUS (her father in the title role). She has worked theatrically off-Broadway, regionally, and done two soap operas as a regular. Both A-list features she worked on were flops which was tragic considering they were with Garry Marshall and Warren Beatty. She”d been...

Duration:00:28:33

Caroline Myss à la Karen Rontowski

1/1/2019
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Who is Karen Rontowski: Karen is a Leo with Gemini rising. And also a comics/tarot reader/Reiki master/Paranormal investigator and wore our the “/” on her computer. Places to find Karen: Karen Rontowski Instagram Podcast: Paranormal Karen Web series Paranormal Karen Favorite Career Highlight: Late Show With David Letterman What Karen learned about Caroline: You should always bring a sweater Who is Caroline Myss: Caroline Myss is an American author of numerous books and audio...

Duration:00:29:34

Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer à la Roger Scott Olsen

12/18/2018
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Who is Roger Scott Olsen: Roger is an Aquarius. Born, raised in Chicago, Illinois. BA and Masters degrees from Northern Illinois University. Taught high-school nine years. Came to CA to be an actor/writer. Did it. Now semi-retired & silly. Roger has ner eaten kale or done yoga. Favorite Career Highlight: That I've been blessed to have been able to act, sing, write, direct and produce in and for every medium in this business of show. What Roger learned about Rudolph: Anything is possible...

Duration:00:33:59

Harriott Duplsredt à la Sarah Coomes

12/11/2018
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Who is Sarah Coomes: Sarah is a Cancer with her moon in Virgo. Sarah Coomes grew up in space, where she ate dehydrogenated food and projected the universe’s first mind vision solution of Einstein’s gravity equivalence condition, a problem that had eluded the scientist for the whole of his working life. And Sarah is also a very accomplished, actress, writer, and comedienne. Favorite Career Highlight: Winner of the 2008 Westminster prize for the play “Hookie’ that she wrote for Soho...

Duration:00:36:59

Jamie Alcroft à la George Burns

12/4/2018
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Who is Jamie Alcroft: Jamie Capricorn on the cusp of Aquarius and this is Jamie's second visit to PWW on Jamie's first visit he brought us, John Lennon. Jamie was on the Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno as one half of Mack and Jamie. Starred in 125 episodes of Comedy Break and now make a living as a Voice Actor. Favorite Career Highlight: Meeting my wife in "An Evening on Ice" at Harrah's What Lisa learned about George: Honesty in comedy. Who is George Burns: George...

Duration:00:34:38

Marie Kondo À La Keith Blaney

11/27/2018
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Who is Keith Blaney: Lisa: Keith is a Capricorn with a moon on the cusp of Scorpio and Sagittarius. Keith: First of all, woo-hoo! I'm a writer/actor native to Miami, living in Los Angeles for almost 20 years. The next run of my multi-media storytelling live show, "F*ck Fiction: True Tales of Life & Death in Paradise" is out there waiting to happen, sometime in early 2019. Favorite Career Highlight: The day I was cut out of "my big scene" in the film "Catch Me If You Can,"...

Duration:00:42:16

Marie Kondo À La Keith Blaney

11/27/2018
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Who is Keith Blaney: Lisa: Keith is a Capricorn with a moon on the cusp of Scorpio and Sagittarius. Keith: First of all, woo-hoo! I'm a writer/actor native to Miami, living in Los Angeles for almost 20 years. The next run of my multi-media storytelling live show, "F*ck Fiction: True Tales of Life & Death in Paradise" is out there waiting to happen, sometime in early 2019. Favorite Career Highlight: The day I was cut out of "my big scene" in the film "Catch Me If You Can," and...

Duration:00:42:16

Abraham Lincoln á la Ritch Shydner

11/20/2018
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Who is Ritch Shydner: In the 1980’s, Ritch made numerous appearances on TV, including Late Night with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. He did an HBO half-hour special, “One Night Stand.” He played Al Bundy’s co-worker on “Married with Children”, and made guest appearances on many other TV shows, such as “Designing Women” and “Roseanne.” Ritch was able to translate his modest success on TV into an obscure film career, appearing in Steve Martin’s,...

Duration:00:35:29

Abraham Lincoln á la Ritch Shydner

11/20/2018
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Who is Ritch Shydner: In the 1980’s, Ritch made numerous appearances on TV, including Late Night with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. He did an HBO half-hour special, “One Night Stand.” He played Al Bundy’s co-worker on “Married with Children”, and made guest appearances on many other TV shows, such as “Designing Women” and “Roseanne.” Ritch was able to translate his modest success on TV into an obscure film career, appearing in Steve Martin’s,...

Duration:00:35:29

John Lennon á la Jamie Alcroft

11/13/2018
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Who is Jamie Alcroft: Jamie is a Capricorn on the cusp of Aquarius. Jamie has been seen on the Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno as one half of Mack and Jamie. Starred in 125 episodes of Comedy Break and now make a living as a Voice Actor. Jamie's FB Jamie's Twitter Favorite Career Highlight: Meeting my wife in "An Evening on Ice" at Harrah's What Jamie learned about John Lennon: Understanding where my anger came from. George Burns: Honesty in comedy. Who is John...

Duration:00:36:51

John Lennon á la Jamie Alcroft

11/13/2018
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Who is Jamie Alcroft: Jamie is a Capricorn on the cusp of Aquarius. Jamie has been seen on the Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno as one half of Mack and Jamie. Starred in 125 episodes of Comedy Break and now make a living as a Voice Actor. Jamie's FB Jamie's Twitter Favorite Career Highlight: Meeting my wife in "An Evening on Ice" at Harrah's What Jamie learned about John Lennon: Understanding where my anger came from. George Burns: Honesty in comedy. Who is John...

Duration:00:36:51

Brené Brown à la Rebecca Bonar

11/6/2018
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Who is Rebecca Bonar: Rebecca or Becky is a double Sagittarius, Becky is a native of Houston, where she started her stage career. Moving to LA, comedy, and radio took over, which brought her to Lisa and project WooWoo. Favorite Career Highlight: Onstage at the Groundlings improvising with Phil Hartman. What did Becky learn about Brené: It is okay to let yourself fail. If you limit your goals, you handicap yourself. If you reach for the stars you might only get halfway. But if you...

Duration:00:40:08

Brené Brown à la Rebecca Bonar

11/6/2018
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Who is Rebecca Bonar: Rebecca or Becky is a double Sagittarius, Becky is a native of Houston, where she started her stage career. Moving to LA, comedy, and radio took over, which brought her to Lisa and project WooWoo. Favorite Career Highlight: Onstage at the Groundlings improvising with Phil Hartman. What did Becky learn about Brené: It is okay to let yourself fail. If you limit your goals, you handicap yourself. If you reach for the stars you might only get halfway. But if you...

Duration:00:40:08

Patrick Bristow is Sigmund Freud

10/30/2018
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Who is Patrick Bristow: Pat is a double Libra and an Actor, improv teacher, professional taker of naps and slave to his dogs. Pat has made numerous television appearances including, Ellen, Mad About You, Shameless, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, Friends, Whose Line..., and CSI. He has voiced characters for King Of The Hill, Family Guy, and The Cleveland Show. Film credits include Pain And Gain, Transformers 4, Austin Powers, and the accidental comedy, Showgirls. He has provided improv...

Duration:00:33:27

Patrick Bristow is Sigmund Freud

10/30/2018
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Who is Patrick Bristow: Pat is a double Libra and an Actor, improv teacher, professional taker of naps and slave to his dogs. Pat has made numerous television appearances including, Ellen, Mad About You, Shameless, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, Friends, Whose Line..., and CSI. He has voiced characters for King Of The Hill, Family Guy, and The Cleveland Show. Film credits include Pain And Gain, Transformers 4, Austin Powers, and the accidental comedy, Showgirls. He has provided improv...

Duration:00:33:27

Philip Proctor is Timothy Leary

10/23/2018
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Who is Philip Proctor: Phil is a Leo with a Gemini rising. Actor/writer/singer/producer/VO artist member of THE FIRESIGN THEATRE, The Antaeus Company, Howard on RUGRATS, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?” www.planetproctor.com Favorite Career Highlight: Library of Congress purchasing The Firesign archives for $500K What Phil learned about Timothy: Psychedelic drugs both help us and hurt us… Who is Timothy Leary: Timothy Leary was an American psychologist best known as an advocate of LSD...

Duration:00:34:06

Philip Proctor is Timothy Leary

10/23/2018
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Who is Philip Proctor: Phil is a Leo with a Gemini rising. Actor/writer/singer/producer/VO artist member of THE FIRESIGN THEATRE, The Antaeus Company, Howard on RUGRATS, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?” www.planetproctor.com Favorite Career Highlight: Library of Congress purchasing The Firesign archives for $500K What Phil learned about Timothy: Psychedelic drugs both help us and hurt us… Who is Timothy Leary: Timothy Leary was an American psychologist best known as an advocate of LSD...

Duration:00:34:06

Zimmerman is Dylan

10/16/2018
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Who is Bob Dylan: Ron Zimmerman is Bob Dylan a Gemini with Gemini rising as well as a writer, poet, comic, (his words) know it all, idiot. Favorite Career Highlight: Writing "the rawhide kid" graphic novel for marvel. What Ron learned about Bob Dylan: All Zimmerman's are not alike. Who is Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades. One of the most prolific...

Duration:00:38:53

Zimmerman is Dylan

10/16/2018
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Who is Bob Dylan: Ron Zimmerman is Bob Dylan a Gemini with Gemini rising as well as a writer, poet, comic, (his words) know it all, idiot. Favorite Career Highlight: Writing "the rawhide kid" graphic novel for marvel. What Ron learned about Bob Dylan: All Zimmerman's are not alike. Who is Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades. One of the most prolific...

Duration:00:38:53