A2Z: An Improvised Podcast

A2Z: An Improvised Podcast Podcast

A little podcast about a little college town! Everything completely made up on the spot. New episodes every Thursday. Sound quality dramatically improves after the first three episodes, we promise.

23. Finally, Finale
This is the finale. Banksy. Andrea Phillips. Seppuku. Zanzibar. Poachers. The Better Business Bureau. Bean and Gerris. They're all here, baby. Thanks for listening. There are technical difficulties, and we apologize for that. Thanks to Ryan Cox for being a stellar engineer, and thanks to the Stellars for being an engineer band....

22. The Watts-Shank Redemption
In episode 22, Eugene and Charlie find themselves caught in the clutches of the Ann Arbor police department. They struggle with Greg Burkowski, a cop with an affinity for his mother. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for putting up with us. Thanks to Arts@Michigan for funding us (why?)....

21. Trade Tariff: The Musical
Have you ever wanted to see a musical about UN representatives.... and genies? Well, now you can hear it! Special thanks to Ryan Cox for his piano skills. Thanks to Arts@Michigan for the funding!...


20. That's Not Equity
The 20th episode of our podcast! On this episode, Eugene and Charlie interview Riley Dumpsman, a child actor. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for his excellent engineering skills....

19. Lonely Heart's Club Abandonment
In this episode, Eugene and Charlie catch up on their lives, including that of Eugene's bizarrely named baby. They have on Ezra Gutierrez-Thompson, AKA Old Wolf, an entrepreneur and childcare specialist. Special thanks to Ryan Cox because he Flyin' Rocks! Thanks to Arts@Michigan for the sponsorship....

18. The One Where They Improvise a Musical
In this episode, three of Ann Arbor's foremost bad playwrights perform their latest musical along with Eugene and Charlie. A stunning indictment of modern societal and gender mores, the musical chronicles the lives of various woodland creatures in Somerset County, New Jersey. This is one show you won't want to miss! Special thanks to Ryan Cox for being a huge pianist!...


17. Zaddy Day Care
In this episode, Eugene and Charlie talk a little about Eugene's new child -- Kitty Kid Kum -- and interview Harry Goldberg, a father, slam poet, and lawyer. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for his engineering skills....

16. Are You Shipping Me?
On this episode, Charlie and Eugene talk about Charlie's sponsorships and Eugene's screenplay. They're joined by Captain Seamus Abernathy, a salty sea dog with a heart of gold... or so they think. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for engineering his way into our hearts. Theme music by the Stellars. Thanks to Arts@Michigan for sponsoring us!...

15. Lardorf the Rings
Eugene is, curiously enough, missing from this episode. Charlie begins by interviewing Karen Woodsman, a local woman who peaked in high school, but is quickly side-tracked by an insane janitor's loud-mouthed commentary. An episode full of twists, turns, and loop-de-loops, this is one you won't want to miss. This episode brought to you by Germy's Wormies and Shania Twain. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for putting up with something this dumb this often....


14. Male Fragili-tea
On this episode, Charlie and Eugene chat with Barbara and Sandy -- self described relationship experts, best friends(?), and the owners of a local tea shop. They also work out some personal issues with their friendship. This episode sponsored by Ya Friend's Crotch. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for sticking with us through thicc and thinn....

13. To Thine Own Self Be Shrew
In this episode, Charlie isn't around to co-host. Weirdly enough, he's kinda been missing for a while? Anyway, the guest today is James Jonathan, founder of Jimmy John's sandwiches. Eugene and James talk about the concept of free smells when they're interrupted by a violent guardian. A kind-of-attentive protector. A grey-ish knight. The Shrew. This episode brought to you by chapstick. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for not freaking out at all the vigilante action in this episode....

12. Portuguese Man O' Lenore
On this week's episode, Eugene and Charlie interview Reggie Breckenridge, a perpetually injured man with an important message for the Ann Arbor community. Also, Charlie might have killed someone, and Eugene might have caused a water crisis. This episode brought to you by Edgar Allen Poe Emporium and some snowboard shop. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for being like a British man requesting a Rolls Royce: "A Good Engine, 'ere."...


11. Mayor May Not
In this episode of A2Z, Eugene and Charlie plumb the depths of Charlie's new relationship. In addition, the pair interview Chet Fring, an archaeologist of some note. Or perhaps one-note. We're not sure. All Game of Thrones spoilers are bleeped. Thanks to Ryan Cox for being a stellar engineer, and thanks to The Stellars for being engineer theme song players....

10. Morpises, Morpises
In this here pod Eugene's out of jail He's got a rockin' bod and money for bail Charlie's being stalked By a smart bovine At udders he has balked one time - no, nine Our guest today is Greek of the frat persuasion His eyebrows are on fleek and his peanuts mixed with raisins Our engineer talks His name is ryan Of talent he has lots and we're not lyin' Corrections on this episode: Eugene incorrectly states that "ombudsman" is a literary device when it is, in fact, a type of public official. His hubris wil...

9. Best Of 2017
Our favorite bits and pieces from our tumultuous first year. Thanks to Ryan Cox, an amazing engineer....


8. Jail To The Victors
In this episode, Eugene goes to jail. The boys talk to his roommate, sweaty Jim. This episode brought to you by three different hardware stores. Special thanks to Ryan Cox for being like a good train employee: an excellent engineer!...

7. Nobody Nose
In this episode, Eugene and Charlie talk about mugging, unexpected success, and Evolution Burger. Also, they interview Chunce the Flapper, the self-proclaimed Mr. Hollywood and a local grifter without any nose. This episode brought to you by a flower shop. Special thanks as always to intrepid engineer Ryan Cox for being like Woody in Toy Story: not being afraid to deal with a little buzz....

6. Breakfast at TK Wu's
On this episode, Charlie and Eugene catch up on the unexpected success of the A.V. Chub, talk about relationships, and interview Herb Breakfast Sr., a former vet and current dad. Also, a brand new ASMR segment of the pod! Special thanks to Ryan Cox for being a dutiful engineer. True filial piety is present in the engineer / host relationship and matches the Confucian ideal....


5. Come Zell or High Wegger
In this episode, Charlie and Eugene update you on their life situations, the new cult based around this very podcast (we know you're out there), and new business ideas. Also, we talk to Tyler Leadington, a 17-year old restaurant worker with a few medical issues... This episode brought to you by Stanley's Leather Mart! Special thanks to Ryan Cox for being an incredible engineer....

4. Kiss, Don't Tell
Oh, glorious day! Better audio quality is here! A very special thanks to Ryan Cox for being an excellent audio engineer. On this episode, Eugene and Charlie interview Bixby Williamson, a scion of Ann Arbor's most notable wealthy family. They talk about immortality, doubloons, and squirrels. Plus, Charlie is a dog! Literally! Theme song credits to the Stellars, as always....

3. A Faustian Bark-gain
On this episode, Eugene and Charlie talk to Debra Cleaning, a local librarian! They discuss local farmers, Charlie's orangutan sickness, and a Circe's island-type scenario. Also, we meet Charlie's demonic dog and answer some fun questions! NEXT EPISODE! We have better audio quality! We love you!...


2. The Tomb of the Unknown Skeeps
In this episode, we interview Craig Urbanator, the dude in the Guy Fawkes mask who plays guitar outside. We also chat a little bit about Necto's history, Charlie's demon dog, the Nickels Arcade, and the Freshman 15 (or, hopefully, the Freshman 100). It's funny! This episode sponsored by Dave's Power Outlets Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor. Correction: Eugene, in this ep, incorrectly referred to Monet's getaway as "Givenchy," when in fact is it "Giverny." If you still think the audio is bad, oooh baby, just wait one ...

1. Plural Jerrys
Welcome to the first episode of A2Z: An Improvised Podcast! In this corker of an ep, we meet our intrepid hosts, Eugene and Charlie, learn a little bit about the mayor's office, and find out that the Ann Arbor Ben and Jerry(')s may not be what it seems. Intrigue! Romance! Puns! This first episode has it all. If you think the audio sounds bad, we promise it gets better in two episodes! Until then, suck it up, you weenies! Theme Music by the Stellars. Check them out here: https://the-stellars.bandcamp.com....