podcasts

Artwork by Stacy Elaine Dacheaux

Artwork by Stacy Elaine Dacheaux

improv yak

Improv Yak is a podcast hosted by improv teacher and performer, Carla Cackowski. Each episode Carla interviews an improviser about a specific improv technique or philosophy. Guests range from seasoned improvisers to first-year improv students.

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alchemy this

I’ve guested a few times on Alchemy This with Kevin Pollak & Friends. Produced by Stuff Media.

Kevin Pollak presents five of his favorite improvisers with oddly-inspired situations, which he and they must then bring to life.

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The JV club

Episode 179: Carla Cackowski. Hosted by Janet Varney. Produced by Maximum Fun.

Remember what it was like to be an awkward teenager? And remember how some things haven't really changed that much for you since then? Join proud dork Janet Varney as she explores the highs and lows of the bygone years with some of her favorite women as they talk their way through the terrible teens into adult-lescence.

Warning: This Podcast Contains Sincerity.

Artwork by Ary Azizain

Artwork by Ary Azizain

Craig’s list

Craig Cackowski has a list of his 100 favorite movies. He's making his wife Carla watch them in order. They talk about them. It’s that simple.

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We Got This!

We're joined by "Craig's List" co-host, improviser, writer, and Meryl Streep expert Carla Cackowski to talk about Meryl Streep's impressive body of work and determine, once and for all, her best role. Hosted by Mark Gagliardi and Hal Lublin. Produced by Maximum Fun.

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Too Stupid To Live

"Too Stupid to Live" is a podcast that reviews extremely cheap romance novels that cost $5 or less. Host Becky Feldman and her hilarious guests analyze those sultry book covers, read steamy passages, and giggle their way through discussions of romantic fiction.

Why Mr. Darcy! It’s a new episode! “Pride and Prejudice” superfan Carla Cackowski joins Becky to discuss “Mr. Darcy’s Secret Desires” by Caitlin Marie Carrington ($3.99). It’s a P & P variation that takes place in Pemberley where Lizzie gets Pember-LAID.

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spontaneanation

I’ve guested a few times on Paul F. Tompkins comedic improv podcast, Spontaneanation. Produced by EARWOLF.

SPONTANEANATION WITH PAUL F. TOMPKINS is a completely improvised show, from monologue to interview to narrative sketch. Join Paul, his special guests, his incredibly talented improviser friends, and accompanist Eban Schletter for an hour of comedy that none of them ever see coming.

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The Thrilling Adventure Hour

I wrote a story for The Thrilling Adventure Hour in their “It’s Christmas Apparently!” episode. Produced by Forever Dog Network. Created by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker.

The Thrilling Adventure Hour Treasury decks the halls of your ears with The Cross-Time Adventures of Colonel Tick-Tock and the grand return of Beyond Belief! The Colonel journeys to the era of Romanticism to save Jane Austen from a deceitful suitor and Frank & Sadie Doyle's Christmas party for two is interrupted by a most unusual voyeur!

The Cross-Time Adventures of Colonel Tick-Tock, "Austen Translation"

Written by Carla Cackowski

Starring Craig Cackowski, Hal Lublin, Janet Varney, Tawny Newsome, Annie Savage, and Ennis Esmer