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Aug 31, 2012

The comedian/actress/musician opens up about her childhood, the impact of her parents' divorce, her obsessive worrying, her aborted engagement to a crack addict and what she learned about herself.  People know Kerri from Reno 911, MTV's The State, the sitcom Still Standing, and the indie rock band Cake Like.


Aug 24, 2012

The stand-up comedian, podcaster and longtime friend opens up about everything.  From his abusive mother, his 5x married father, his summer of daily acid trips, his odd wet dream about his aunt and much, much more.  Do highly disciplined people have more trouble accepting their partners flaws? 


Aug 17, 2012

The standup comedian and Long Island native opens up about her struggle to live with various mental illnesses, especially PTSD caused by childhood and adolescent sexual abuse.  She and Paul discuss having compassion for oneself and how to learn to trust after being abused as a child.  They also discuss...


Aug 10, 2012

African-American and gay, Derrick has always struggled with the fact that he doesn't put his mother on a pedestal.   Quite the opposite, he doesn't feel safe around her.  He opens up about her mental illness, her sexualizing him at an early age and the effect it has had on him and his sexuality, including sex...


Aug 3, 2012

A former Marxist revolutionary who fled her native Iran after the capture of her husband in the mid 80's, she eventually settled in San Francisco and became a nurse at a psychiatric hospital.  The fact that we never even discuss what she has experienced as a nurse in two hours speaks to the amount of drama she...