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Sick Day with Dan Fishback

May 20, 2019

First, Dan talks about how chronic illness makes him care too much about TV. But what's really important is that he then talks to musical theater writer Michael R. Jackson about Michael's upcoming show "A Strange Loop," which starts previews at Playwrights Horizons on May 24th, 2019. They talk about the 16-year...


May 6, 2019

Dan is too sick to talk to a guest, so, despite his instinct to avoid/ignore/diminish the gravity of his condition, he actually just talks to you about being sick.

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Apr 22, 2019

Dan talks to feminist playwright and lapsed punk folksinger Gina Young about her introduction to Riot Grrrl, the plays she made at WOW Cafe, the wrong lessons she learned about theater and commerce, her years as a traveling folksinger, her break-up with punk rock, Feminist Acting Class, and her evolving feelings about...


Apr 8, 2019

Dan searches for representation and finds only Yolanda Hadid on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills; he also talks to poet Stephen Ira about living in Iowa, Stephen's childhood perspective on 9/11 and the War in Iraq, that "weird abortion performance art scam girl," and the erotic Watchmen fan fiction novel Stephen...


Mar 25, 2019

Dan rages at the "I'm Tired Too" people, compares his high school girlfriend to Captain Marvel, and talks to theater artist Kirya Traber about her Bay Area youth, her roots in socialist anti-war activism, being a Scorpio, repressing her inner nerd, and how Beyoncé taught her to love Star Trek.

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