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Socially Awkward with Evan Wecksell

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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

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

Ruvane – Ep119

1/26/2021
Ruvane aka Ruvane Kurland is a full-time musician who has traveled the majority of the country until Covid. In their first conversation, Ruvane and Evan discuss how they became Facebook friends, performing pre and post-Covid and the wonderful world of acoustic rock and audio looping. Ruvane also talks life in Ohio, favorite musicians and all […] The post Ruvane – Ep119 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:39:28

Andrew Mikkelson – Ep118

1/12/2021
Andrew Mikkelson plans to leave Facebook at the end of the month so Evan interviews his fellow Theta Chi Fraternity brother before his departure. Andrew talks about life in college at NJIT, how he found his way to the Navy and then to being a field service electrician who one night was needed to turn […] The post Andrew Mikkelson – Ep118 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:33:39

Assemblyman Kevin Kiley – Ep117

12/24/2020
Kevin Kiley was reelected to the State Assembly with the highest vote total for a Republican in California history. He is also the only 100 percent citizen-backed California Legislator, refusing all funding from the Special Interests that spent millions electing Gavin Newsom. After defeating the CA governor in court in October to stymie his one-man […] The post Assemblyman Kevin Kiley – Ep117 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:28:47

Erica Sandberg – Ep116

12/21/2020
Erica Sandberg is a standout freelance writer in San Francisco who contributes to 12-15 publications at a time! Having met Evan when she interviewed him during his political run, Erica reconnects to discuss the state of California, the job-killing law AB 5 and an open letter she wrote to San Francisco restaurants to whom Mayor […] The post Erica Sandberg – Ep116 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:53:11

Anthony Zenkus – Ep115

12/10/2020
Anthony Zenkus is a tireless advocate for the welfare of children, families and communities. Working in the field of family violence, relationship violence, sexual assault and child poverty, he has trained thousands of professionals and community members across the country on how to better recognize, prevent and respond to abuse and neglect. Some of that […] The post Anthony Zenkus – Ep115 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:50:05

Michaele Walker – Ep114

11/18/2020
Michaele Walker is the President of Lawful America, a group educates and empowers the Tribes and people via the Constitution and various human rights statutes. Her group advocates against child trafficking and other injustices! Her efforts have caused such a stir that she lives most of her life off the grid, has not seen her […] The post Michaele Walker – Ep114 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:46:48

Mike Netter of RecallGavin2020.com – Ep113

10/14/2020
Evan talks with Mike Netter, one of the lead organizers of RecallGavin2020.com and one of his newest Facebook friends. Who is the primary driving force behind this recall? What does Gavin Newsom have in common with Gray Davis, who was recalled in 2003 (and led to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger)? How does a recall work? Is […] The post Mike Netter of RecallGavin2020.com – Ep113 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:34:28

Angie Brice – Ep112

10/1/2020
Angie Brice and Evan overlapped at Tufts University for two years, never met, yet somehow they’re Facebook friends. In their first conversation ever, hear them try to solve that mystery and then discuss her post-Tufts travels, her Hairoine product line and how she ended up working at the United Nations in Switzerland! Also, Angie goes […] The post Angie Brice – Ep112 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:52:51

Joey Longo – Ep111

9/24/2020
Following Evan’s last episode, which created over 360 comments on a Theta Chi Facebook group thread, another Theta Chi and Evan’s newest Facebook friend, Joey Longo, wanted to come on to react to that thread and so much more. Joey and Evan cover how they may or may not have met, current events, Covid, the […] The post Joey Longo – Ep111 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:58:17

Alex Jimenez – Ep110

9/20/2020
Alex Jimenez is the Director of Design at Prager University, but he and Evan first met at UCLA when Alex hired Evan to perform at a Theta Chi philanthropy event. Now newly married and fully adulting, Alex breaks down the rise in censorship of conservative viewpoints on social media and his pursuit of evolving ‘conservation […] The post Alex Jimenez – Ep110 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:59:38

Radio J – Ep109

9/4/2020
Radio J met Evan back on Long Island when they were both doing the local open mics. With a background in radio, Radio J is now in Florida networking with local acts and putting out his own podcast: Going Boom. Radio J and Evan talk about their Long Island days and throw in some wrestling […] The post Radio J – Ep109 appeared first on Evan Wecksell.

Duration:00:41:32