Take off your pants and jacket to Bleak 182! Matt and Kevin welcome the listener to this crucial installment with chatter of plane problems and crazy indie wrestling. Then, comedian Katrina Davis returns to the show to chat with the boys about terrifying technology, owning ducks, and the curious nature of friendship. Plus, the delightfully alliterative Dr. Dench Mantooth DDS stops by the show to talk about being an orc dentist and how he would approach orc representation in cinema. This episode is brought to you by Bob Dylan's Believaminophen!
On this week's Bleak, Matt and Kevin set some records straight and discuss Matt's boat adventures. Then, comedian / one-third of the Mean Boys podcast Tom Goss joins the show for the first time to tell some stories about violence in comedy and what it's like to grow up Buddhist. Plus, The King of Hollywood stops by and presents some dastardly offers for the boys to make it big in entertainment! This episode is brought to you by Bob Dylan's Fyre Fest.
Bleak in Review cracks the bat once again for another week! Kevin checks in with Wolfgang before getting into the weeds with Matt about being too drunk for bars and a hip hop concert. Then, comedian / podcast network cohort Cindy Aravena returns to the show to chat with the boys about Britney Spears, her ideal wedding, and what she would do with 48 hours to live. Plus, noted baseball boy Thorn Gunslinger stops by for the second time to share some stories from his time with the Mudhens, talk about his trip to Japan, and reveal HIS ideal last 48 hours on Earth. This episode is brought to you by Sounds of the Horror Films!
This week, the boys bring you some some hot updates from the Corrections Department! Then, comedian Mark Mulkerron joins the show to chat with the fellas about being sick at The Comedy Store and the origins of their nicknames. Plus, alien scientist Pennyfingers stops by the studio to tell everyone about their banishment from their home planet and ask everyone to volunteer some of their most precious human-essence!
Matt and Kevin welcome you to another Bleaky Friday with talk of Matt's Tinder-trap and Kevin's public urination debacle. Then, comedians David Sharp, Shana Brenion, and Matt Champagne (collectively known as 3/4 of the sketch group Tender Beef) join the show to chat with the fellas about The Beach Boys, Idaho's horrific marital laws, and everyone's stance on child-rearing. Plus, constant commentator Dar Talkingsworth returns to the pod to update the boys on his commercial acting career, give some classic podcast play-by-plays, and dive deep into the canon of Harry Potter. This episode is brought to you by Toop, a new website from the twisted mind of Tom Waits!
Bleak returns for another Friday full of classic Matt and Kevin chatter about the concert they attended together and line cutting etiquette. Then, comedians / podcast network cohorts Adam Tod Brown and Andy Sell stop by to talk to the fellas about their favorite athletes and why drugs improve sports. Plus, HBO enthusiast Caylum Carlins and his father Dad Adam stop by to talk some hot media talk and hint at a shady entertainment venture. This episode is brought to you by Crusters Cocaine-Beer!
This week on Bleak, a very tired Kevin and a very regular Matt kick things off with chatter about early morning hikes and Dr. Matt Brousseau's live Powerpoint presentation. Then, comedian Keith Carey from the Mean Boys podcast returns to the show to chat with the guys about performing at a Denny's, partying at Disneyland, and why he can no longer drink Jaeger. Plus, Street Fighter's own Blanka returns to the show to update the guys on his career transition and play some improv games with his roommate, Zangief! This episode is brought to you by Rooster T. Fogburn's Museum of Mold & Rats!
Bleak in Review is for the stars this week with a myriad of unofficial ad reads from Matt and Kevin as well as talk of mac and cheese blues. Then, comedian Jason King stops by to chat with the boys about tricking people into watching content, emotional vampirism, and the harrowing tale of his ride to the studio. Plus, A Piesces joins the show all the way from the depths of the Mariana Trench to promote piesces sweeps week and help Jason come to terms with his inner pain associated with the astrological sign. This episode is brought to you by Animal Farmville!
Kevin Anderson and Math Brousseau (canon) welcome you to a new Bleak in Review with talk of bumper stickers, Johnny Pockets, and overwhelming anxiety. Then, comedians and hosts of The Late Night Show Luke Schwartz and Stuart Thompson stop by to chat with the boys about the lore of Momo, Stuart's bilingual commercial appearance, and their least favorite experiences onstage. Plus, agoraphobic fitness guru Colby Dynamite returns to the show via Skype to tell everyone about his new stay-at-home exercise routines, update them on his dating life, and talk about his favorite TV show. This episode is brought to you by Angry Smile Club For the Last Time, Thank God!
Bleak is back with some untimely takes on the Academy Awards that neither Matt nor Kevin watched! Then, comedian / showrunner extraordinaire Kristal Adams stops by the studio to chat with the fellas about relatable social media quandaries, the most stressful podcast on which she's ever guested, and why wombats are her favorite animal. Plus, warehouse man Ernesto joins the fun and tells the gang about his abysmal commute to his job at the vape warehouse, his family legacy of manual labor, and his favorite possum. This episode is brought to you by Angry Smile Club: Slight Return!
Bleak in Review for Parents is back, and Kevin brought a sports item to the intro! Later, comedian Pallavi Gunalan joins the show for the first time to chat with the fellas about balancing stand up with pursuing a PhD as well as misinformed internet opinions. Plus, professional mom Helena Goldfarb stops by to check in with her podcast-addict daughter, talk about her extremely recent divorce, and try to bang everyone! This episode is brought to you by Spiraling Smile Club!
The Bleak boys return for another Friday full o' goofs! In this ep, Matt tells Kevin about his allergic revelation and Kevin tells Matt about an emotional journey involving a giant trophy. Then, comedian Rachele Friedland joins the show for the very first time to chat with the fellas about the magic of Ebaumsworld, dealing with unpleasant emotions in the sphere of stand up comedy, and to perform some guided meditations. Plus, Disney World expert Joe Kaye stops by to talk about his recent trip and dole out some classic "Disney Do's" and "Disney Don'ts" for any and all aspiring vacationeers! This episode is brought to you by Angry Smile Club!
Bleak is back, with a twist! Matt is joined by guest co-host Radostin Zahariev in lieu of Kevin's mysterious absence and Raddy gets a tour of the studio. Then, small business owner Chris Kamaney stops by to chat with the fellas about the hardcore haunted house he operates and to workshop some new ideas for spooky, obscurely themed rooms. This episode is brought to you by Evangelist Smile Club!
Matt and Kevin kick off this week's episode with riffs on intellectual property scams and strange backyard shows. Then, comedian James Fritz joins the 'cast to chat with the fellas about comedy lawsuits, quitting cigarettes, and the worst restaurant at which he's ever worked. Plus, handyman Wick Wuben stops by the studio to talk about life in the small community of Doyle Heights and the power of words over tools as a handyman. This episode is brought to you by Outdoor Housecats!
Teach in Review is back! In this intro, Matt and Kevin do a deep dive into Matt's first trip with the fam to Disneyland. Then, comedians / actors / good boys AJ Salas and Matt Stauter join the show to chat with the guys about their Arizona kerfuffles, AJ's gerrymandering podcast, and their new scripted comedy series "Schmotts." Plus, shop teachers Crawford Belvedere and Chad Cherry stop by to talk about their abrasive methods of teaching, what they want out of the teachers' strike, and their incredibly disruptive end-of-the-year class projects!
Bleak in the News is back! This week's intro is chock-full of chatter about Huey Lewis and online political lash-outs. Then, comedians / Unpops network pals Chet Wild and Caitlin Cutt stop by to shout movie references, discuss everyone's first viewing of Jurassic Park, and deep dive into the nature of Caitlin's motherhood. Plus, recently unemployed reporter Jennifer Warren stops by to emotionally struggle through the top news items of the day while Chet attempts to teach Kevin improv!
Bleak is back with another hot intro featuring a brief Wolfgang interview and talk of SWATing and charity raps. Then, comedian John-Michael Bond returns to the show to chat it up with Matt and Kevin about hip hop lore, an important moment from Kevin's dive career, and John-Michael's peculiar teenage rebellion. Plus, child bounty hunter / returning guest Piddles Winfield stops by to update the gang on his festive cases, dish about his relationship status, and prove to be "this many" years old!
Welcome back to 2019 the Podcast! Matt and Kevin welcome all Bleaklings to the new year with chatter of Steve McQueen and resolutions. Then, comedians and podcast folk John Fahy and Aaron Pita stop by to chat with the boys about sexual dreams, sci-fi film hellscapes, and the alpha-male internet revolution of the early 2000's. Plus, a couple of internet activists stop by to unload a bunch of heinous research and "ask questions" pertaining to Kevin's involvement in sex crimes!
In this last episode of Bleak in Review for 2018, Kevin sits down with comedian Brian Cox to discuss Brian's trying year and his predictions for the world in 2019. Plus, Matt gives his regards from the eastern seaboard and everyone breaks down their various Top 5 lists of 2018! This episode is brought to you by Spooter's Holiday Typo Outlet.
Bleak is back, and it's Bleaker than ever! Matt and Kevin kick off this episode with an update to Matt's knee injury and Kevin's tales of hockey and strip shows. Then, comedian Drew Landry joins the show for the first time to chat about being Baltimore's finest, the frustrations of writing hip hop satire, and art school bullies. Plus, noted WASP Mrs. Gottlieb stops by the studio to scoff at the podcast peasants and talk about her life and times (and countless dead husbands.) This episode is brought to you by Dr. Nutso's Magic Brain Pills!