Almost Related

Almost Related Podcast

Almost Related is a comedy podcast recorded in Austin, Texas and features your hosts, Lisa Friedrich and Norman Wilkerson.

Episode 101: Level 9 Butthole Sayer with Jared Walls
This week we welcome twin baby daddy Jared Walls as we discuss The Level Setter, twin girls, front to back, Trump, carpet bombing, Lisa killing it, Black George, things wives can have, losing your shit, nap room, Game of Thrones, and Pauly Shore. Be sure to follow us on Twitter … Continue reading →...

Episode 100: Normstradamus with Trey Galyon
Hey! It’s our 100th episode! And we have NYC Comic Trey Galyon with us! How ’bout that? We discuss Tribe Called Quest, hip hop, FPIA Finals, classic punk, Uber, self-driving car, drones, vapes, bags of donuts, fried chicken, voting, sponsorship, Pat Dean, Drake, and Game of Thrones. Be sure to … Continue reading →...

Episode 99: Federal Douche Administration with Daniel Webb
For our first ever back to back guest return, we have Daniel Webb! This week we discuss cruise art, The Fuck Witch, Rolling Stones, Kardashians, pizza, selling candy at school, Norm in high school, blood sugar, westerns are boring, and of course Trump. Be sure to follow us on Twitter … Continue reading →...


Episode 98: Welcome to Dearth with Daniel Webb
This week we welcome Daniel Webb as we discuss May the 4th, Ted Cruz, being too buggy, FPIA Semis, fatherhood, Norm losing his virginity, drinking with Daniel, Degrassi, Keanu, OJ Simpson, The Holocaust, Wheel of Fortune, and #cakegate. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, … Continue reading →...

Episode 97: Harriet Tub Girl with Kent Juliff
This week we welcome Kent Juliff as we discuss Terance, Houston, Mint Julep, Libertarianism, open mics, Prince, Chyna, zeitgeist, Target, urinals, Norm’s kids, straight edge, and Gigglepants. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re … Continue reading →...

Episode 96: New White Dad with Attitude with Vanessa Gonzales
This week we welcome back Vanessa Gonzales as we discuss morning people, being sober, The Pussy Crusher (Norm’s Van), Scott Elder, Taco Wars, Lisa’s body hurts, Dance Moms, Proto Martyr, vegans, FPIA, crib names, Schlitterbahn, and the ghost of The New Movement. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or … Continue reading →...


Episode 95: Going To Town At The Beach with Avery Moore
This week we are back after a long hiatus and we brought Avery Moore along with us as we discuss Norm’s kids, FPIA Mr. Wilkerson, Napperbate, fetishes, donkey sex, Dustin’s beard, pictures on Norm’s phone, American Idol, Bill Clinton, conspiracy theories, and Taco Wars. Be sure to follow us on … Continue reading →...

Episode 94: Children of Norm with Adam Shumate
This week we welcome Adam Shumate to the podcast as we discuss free time, Uber Evangelicals, 12 and Chicon, not your dad’s root beer, Lifetime movies, pregnancy shrink, wiener rieners, Trump, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Ikea, Deadpool, Minions, potty training, Making a Murderer, and drunk parents. Be sure to … Continue reading →...

Episode 93: Brain Arthritis with Katie Pengra
This week we welcome back Katie Pengra as we discuss babies, bed rest, Lisa and Katie’s photoshoot, diapers, baby names, Minivan Diesel, dads do it better, Trump, cookies, Bernie, Jamaica, Leo, Matt Bearden, and caffeine. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...


Episode 92: You Keep Puking Until You’re Dead with Joe Hafkey
This week we welcome back Joe Hafkey as we discuss Fargo, Red Bull Total Zero, Making a Murderer, Serial, Jeb Bush, Transformers, Love, Dope, Norm’s new van, 11-22-1963, Overnight, V for Vendetta, polarizing, and Trump. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...

Episode 91: I Didn’t Push Her with Mike MacRae
This week we welcome new host Mike MacRae as we tackle our new rules, Lisa’s mom, divorce, The Witch, twins, naming a kid, Game of Thrones, safe space, Cinder Block, and comedy festivals. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at … Continue reading →...

Episode 90: I Heard You Used to Tour with Doug Standup with Jared Hawley
This week we welcome Jared Hawley as we discuss Candy Crush, jackin’ off, 5150, baby showers, SKU numbers, Jared’s girlfriend, outside chair, blunts vs. joints, hardcore shows, old papa, loads, pull out game, and spanking. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...


Episode 89: You Don’t Always Mean To Kill A Baby with Amber Bixby
This week we welcome back Amber Bixby as we discuss kids, Apple vs the FBI, Putin, kid names, Aristocats, Edward Snowden, being a father, cutting the cord, The Civil War, magic, a literal prostitute, Kanye West, Election Year, and Young Adult novel movies. Be sure to follow us on Twitter … Continue reading →...

Episode 88: Poor Fish with Martin Urbano
This week we welcome back Martin Urbano as we discuss FPIA, embargoes, boardgames, Jeb Bush, fingering, politics are pointless, life after death, multiple timelines, and Grease: Live. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re … Continue reading →...

Episode 87: The Lonely Libertarian with Matt Bearden
This week we welcome Matt Bearden to the living room as we discuss Bernie Bros, Norm opening a beer, misogyny, political correctness, Dudley and Bob with Matt, Fleshlight, Fry’s, hospital visits, and The Pro-Rape Guy. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...


Episode 86: Regarding Pool Peeing with Martha Kelly
This week we welcome Martha Kelly to the living room as we discuss Baskets, Amy Schemer, Cop Rock, OJ Trial, Kylo Ren, Girls, baby talk, drunk Uber passengers, Lisa’s hair, hit ’em and hug ’em, peeing in pools, Y2K, and Santa. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if … Continue reading →...

Episode 85: No Butt Stuff For Me with Jon Mendoza
This week we welcome first-time guest Jon Mendoza as we discuss being mexican, yeehaw, small Texas towns, custom flashlights, Mountain Dew and racing fuel, Bernie Sanders, Amy Schumer, phishing, baby monitors, quitting smoking, The Steampunk Saloon, cosplay comedy, womenincomedy.org, and Jon getting drunk. Be sure to follow us on Twitter … Continue reading →...

Episode 84: A Solid Goodbye with Pat Dean
This week we welcome back Pat Dean as we discuss starting the podcast, Pat writing a book, Tourettes, adulthood, Deadwood, Lisa on the prowl, pizza, a beautiful pussy, a loser-off, and genius. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. … Continue reading →...


Episode 83: Playing Cops with Vanessa Gonzalez
This week we welcome the amazing Vanessa Gonzalez as we discuss baby stuff, San Francisco Sketch Fest, Vancouver Sketch Fest, school, imps, flying in Canada, Denver weed cookies, rehab for weed, Amy Schumer, joke thieves, and the Trump Girls. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so … Continue reading →...

Episode 82: Prospector Dildo with Rob Gagnon and Ariel Greenspoon
This week we welcome back Rob Gagnon and Ariel Greenspoon as we discuss our new soundboard, honey butter, Oregon Militia Men, farts, Making a Murderer, Welcome to Leith, no kill shelters, improv, and Spite Club. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...

Episode 81: Hannibal Bureau of Investigation with Zac Brooks
This week we welcome Zac Brooks as we discuss breakups, soundbites, Open Carry, Star Wars, Cosby, stolen Oscar screeners, New Years Resolutions, Facebook bots, Making a Murderer, Serial, old cartoons, and baby clothes. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at … Continue reading →...


Episode 80: Naked Pictures of Your Mom with Chris Trew
This week we welcome Chris Trew to the living room as we discuss Manhattan, Norm sent a nice email, Satan at Fun Fun Fun Fest, opening for shows, cookies, Roxy Castillo, hot aunts, naked pictures of your mom, four porn, Cops (TV Show), Survivor, wrestling, and Improv vs Standup. Be … Continue reading →...

Episode 79: Little Gay Epiphanies with Micheal Foulk
This week we welcome back Micheal Foulk as we discuss being drunk, Star Wars, MRAs being mostly white, a Campbell’s Soup commercial, the popcorn trick, friendship, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Chatterbait, disapressing, jobs, Fargo, and South Park. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, … Continue reading →...

Episode 78: So Much Dead Trim In There with Christina Parrish
This week we welcome back Christina Parrish as we discuss Mastiffs, Lisa’s boyfriend, breastmilk, roast beef sandwiches, cord blood, California, Norm’s dad, dog walking, improv, and Ryan Gosling. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if … Continue reading →...


Episode 77: Christmas Special with Austin Comedy Favorites!
This week we have a very special Christmas episode featuring Mike Wiebe, Amber Bixby, Joe Hafkey, Katie Pengra, Terance McDavid, and Aaron Brooks! We discuss being less libertarian, presents for kids, Elf on the Shelf, ruining Santa, ruining Christmas, baby names, and we end with a very unorganized gift exchange! … Continue reading →...

Episode 76: Rape Whistle Racist with Mike Wiebe
This week we welcome back the very first guest we’ve ever had, Mike Wiebe! We discuss Mike Vicodin, The Sunshine Bar, Todd Glass, Emo’s, Red River music venues, Chatterbait, taking shrapnel, American Horror Story: Hotel, Charlie Sheen, Denton, and the casting couch. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or … Continue reading →...

Episode 75: Who Baby That Is? with Maggie Maye
This week we welcome the amazingly funny Maggie Maye to the living room as we discuss Jame Gum, Maggie being better than Chris Cubas, Norm’s van, twins, Russell Simmons, liking everybody, Stomping Grounds, Schtick, Steel Justice, Slug, Refugees, and we also get a special call in from Lisa’s mom! Be … Continue reading →...


Episode 74: Can We Talk About Granny Porn? with Roxy Castillo
This week we welcome Roxy Castillo to the living room as we discuss Thanksgiving, The Austin Comedy Seance, Whatever Fest, Wolfpack, granny porns, witch shit, crystals, auras, energies, Inspire Pro Wrestling, and we do another round of engaging improv. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so … Continue reading →...

Episode 73: Dinosaur Sr. with Jay Whitecotton
This week we welcome Jay Whitecotton as we discuss BOFA, Norm being good, chemistry, Norm’s dad, Lisa visiting Washington DC, Monet, Lisa being back on Tinder, Yale, Lisa quit smoking, Scream Queens, Fargo, Master of None, Fat Jew, and Fun Fun Fun Fest. Be sure to follow us on Twitter … Continue reading →...

Episode 72: Norm Lives Matter with Katie Stone
This week we welcome Katie Stone as we discuss mom jewelry, Lisa died, social justice movements, civil disorder, cat allergies, characters, Chicken Fingers, improv, deleting species, and Norm’s dad. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure … Continue reading →...


Episode 71: Natural Gasper with Duncan Carson
This week we welcome Duncan Carson as we discuss Dustin’s birthday, BDT being off the market, homemade porn, the wife, Sure Thing, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Harper Lee, BDT’s dream, MGTOW, raccoon, The Pope, and weed. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...

Episode 70: Schweeps Week with Danny Palumbo
This week we welcome back current FPIA Danny Palumbo as we discuss a close call car wreck, traffic, Storyfellers, sun fish, Danny’s podcast with Martin Urbano, difficult people, little food, cooking shows, AIDS drug price gouging, The Pope, smoking weed, The Austin Comedy Seance, and Bounce House. Be sure to … Continue reading →...

Episode 69: A Racist Version of Noah’s Ark with Joe Staats
This week we welcome Joe Staats as we discuss 69, maintenance, cyber bullying, wheelchair jokes, Waco, and The Pope. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple? … Continue reading →...


Episode 68: It’s Me, Tom Donkey Show with Adam Hrabik
This week we welcome Adam Hrabik as we discuss Dustin’s outro music selections, Hrabik being in Playboy, Twitter, Radio Tatas, shiny hair, Torchy’s Tacos, Dustin’s police experience, Storyfellers, Kim Davis, Colbert, 69’ing, Bill Chinaman, and cops at Starbucks. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, … Continue reading →...

Episode 67: Can’t Melt Steel P*ssy with Avery Moore
This week we welcome Avery Moore back to the living room as we discuss fancy ice, 9/11, Crocs, Pitch Perfect, Josh Androsky vs. Ted Cruz, Lisa getting pulled over, and Trainspotting 2. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. … Continue reading →...

Episode 66: Kibbles and Tits with Aaron Brooks
This week we welcome back Aaron Brooks as we discuss fat shaming, Nicole Arbor, Schwifty, Trump, Damon Wayans, getting high, and Kim Davis. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe … Continue reading →...


Epiosde 65: Get with The Program with Ella Gale
This week we welcome Ella Gale to the podcast as we discuss Rick and Morty, Naughty Bits, a hypothetical ATX Comedy Podcast Festival, the Cap City Open Mic benefit for Montgomery Wayne, Romeo Rose, Jim Paris, OK Cupid, Juiceland, Ashley Madison, Amish Vampires, porn, and Haterade. Be sure to follow … Continue reading →...

Episode 64: Rugged Individualism with Abby Rosenquist
This week we welcome Abby Rosenquist to the living room for our first annual 9/11 show! We discuss JFL, Last Comic Standing, the Damn Dirty Filthy Show, comics from Nebraska, construction engineering, Minions, Big Dick Terance, and Nick Mullen being a hero. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or … Continue reading →...

Episode 63: Put The Bomb In The Parking Lot with Bryan Gutmann
This week we’re joined by Bryan Gutmann as he releases his debut album, That’s How Scientists Talk! We also discuss Mad Max: Fury Road, Life Alert for Stoners, Austin economy, Frost Tower, Jonestown Documentary, Rick and Morty, Fear of the Walking Dead, Eric Krug, Donald Trump, The Gift, and dad … Continue reading →...


Episode 62: Cyber Heckling with Terance McDavid
This week we welcome the CEO of Ashley Madison, Terance McDavid as we discuss Ashley Madison, Norm’s old photo, Mission Impossible 5, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Rick and Morty, Jared Fogle, Trump, and Fat Head. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...

Episode 61: A Cockring of Thrones with Lucas Molandes
This week we welcome Lucas Molandes as we discuss Butt Stuff, a depressed Thanksgiving, Spite Club, social media and the comedy scene, Norm’s first standup in Austin, Texas, church, how email works, and Norm’s first time. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us … Continue reading →...

Episode 60: Butt Stuff with Mike MacRae
This week we welcome Mike MacRae back as we discuss Butt Stuff, men’s rights, Sturgess, True Detective, Alone, Wild Wild West, ATX Tonight, and more butt stuff. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re … Continue reading →...


Episode 59: The Spy That Bottomed Me with M.K. Paulsen
This week we welcome Almost Related super fan M.K. Paulsen to the living room as we discuss closet heterosexuals, Pulga de San Antonio, HIV transmission, bottom correspondent, naked yoga, Amazon Prime, Luminosity, pictures of Norm, Cecil the lion, found food, Piranha at Cap City, and good looking males. Be sure … Continue reading →...

Episode 58: This Podcast is a Minefield with Ralph Hardesty
This week we’re joined by Ralph Hardesty as we discuss when to hit record, Amy Schumer, Trainwreck, JFL, Sandra Bland, Jade Helm, Lisa’s secret date, Minaj v. Swift, the Gay Gong, and movie talkers. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts … Continue reading →...

Episode 57: The Lord’s Miscarriage with Carina Magyar
This week we welcome the amazingly awesome Carina Magyar as we discuss practicing gratitude, group therapy, health insurance, Pluto, True Detective, Rick and Morty, Sense 8, Jupiter Ascending, Greg Abbot, Norm getting recognized in public, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, House of Cards, and Whoopie Goldberg. In addition!  As we mentioned, … Continue reading →...


Episode 56: Tributes for Kids with Cody Greenlee
Cody Greenlee joins us this week as we discuss becoming Tinder verified, tributes, Jared Fogle, Paula Dean, massages, Cosby, quaaludes, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Amy Schumer, that quarterback that got punched, and MacRae v. Norm! In addition!  As we mentioned, please support our friend Andy Ritchie via this GoFundMe! Be sure … Continue reading →...

Episode 55: Terance McDavid is a Bully with Megan Simon
This week we welcome Megan Simon as we discuss how Terance McDavid is a bully, chapped nips, not having insurance, dying cats, Megan’s dad, and live music. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re … Continue reading →...

Episode 54: Counting Your Testicles with Martin Urbano
This week we welcome the amazing Martin Urbano as we discuss men buying clothes, Luke Mcclory, the Damn Dirty Filthy Show, the n-word, Austin Comedy Trainwreck, Spite Club, Austin’s Pizza, and office humor. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at … Continue reading →...


Episode 53: Apologetic Feminists with Kat Ramzinski
This week we welcome Kat Ramzinski as we discuss Obama being on the WTF Podcast, Steve Harvey, feminism, the Confederate flag, tragedy vs tragedy, True Detective Season 2, Gary Condit, butt stuff, and Tim Allen. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your … Continue reading →...

Episode 52: That’s How Boners Work with Katie Pengra
This week we as we celebrate a year of Almost Related, we welcome Katie Pengra as we discuss, Lisa being drunk, pumping iron, Mormons, bustedmugshots.com, scientists, and cats. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if … Continue reading →...

Episode 51: Pickle Salad with Rob Gagnon and Ariel Greenspoon
This week we welcome Austin Comedy Power Couple Rob Gagnon and Ariel Greenspoon as we discuss Periscope, Cheers, pussy origins, Seinfeld, Game of Thrones, picking up Norm, Stoned Vs. Drunk Vs. Sober, McKinney, and gas station scenarios. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email … Continue reading →...


Episode 50: Enchilada Pants with Kath Barbadoro
This week we welcome back Senior Rape Consultant Kath Barbadoro as we discuss Norm’s shout out on Cap City’s new Piranha show, Norm being a flood survivor / victim, Mad Max: Fury Road, Louis CK, gas lighting, Gay of Thrones, and Game of Thrones. Be sure to follow us on … Continue reading →...

Episode 49: Songs in the Key of Jizz with Pat Dean and Eric Krug
This week we welcome The Dean of Austin Comedy himself, Pat Dean, and Eric Krug back to Almost Related. We proceed to discuss fast food combinations, Ben Cholok, Lane Krarup, opera castration, Norm’s barbershop quartette, Furious 7, Paul Walker, Sonic, touched, @potus, fetishes, and Pat Dean’s new show Homegrown. Be … Continue reading →...

Episode 48: Syphilitic Genitalia of Texas with Eric Krug
This week we welcome YET AGAIN Eric Krug as we discuss Libertard Principals, Periscope, quitting Twitter, the Waco biker shooting, FPIA 2015 Finals, Mad Max: Fury Road, Pitch Perfect, Norm’s new barbershop quartette, and Time Lapse. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us … Continue reading →...


Episode 47: Kids Are Such An Easy Target with Ryan Cownie
This week we re-welcome Ryan Cownie to Almost Related to discuss FPIA, church, unbookables, earthquakes, Dan Nainan, Max Max, and Nixon on Nixon. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe … Continue reading →...

Episode 46: The Man’s Middleman with Chris Cubas
This week we welcome Chris Cubas as we discuss Baltimore, poop being in beards, bank accounts, FPIA, Sting at the King Bee Lounge, Austin Sketchfest, burning money, conspiracy nuts, @midnight, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Furious 7. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email … Continue reading →...

Episode 45: Gag Hag with Lashonda Lester
This week we welcome Lashonda Lester to the living room as we discuss FPIA, Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, Emo Philips, Riptide Comedy Festival, Stull, Kansas cemeteries, cops, Baltimore, and Prince. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, … Continue reading →...


Episode 44: Someone Get This Guy A Coffin with Christina Parrish
This week we welcome Christina Parrish to the podcast as we discuss Norm’s sinus concerns, FPIA, catch phrases, Norm’s belly, Spite Club, significant others, milk tattoos, turtle shells, and our favorite Austin comics. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at … Continue reading →...

Episode 43: Diamond Club of Whatever with Daniel Webb
This week we welcome Daniel Webb to the living room as we discuss dogs, bug eggs, astrology, quitting smoking, melatonin nightmares, art cruises, fist bumping the president, and a post-whatever world. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, … Continue reading →...

Episode 42: Acorn Puss with Eric Krug
This week we welcome the magnanimous Eric Krug back to the living room as we discuss Lisa’s dog, Rand Paul, Trevor Noah, brave heroes, canine menstruation, Krug’s laundry cycle, The Daily Show, FPIA, and Spite Club. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us … Continue reading →...


Episode 41: Mother of Puppies with Danny Palumbo
Another week, another glorious Almost Related!  This week we welcome Danny Palumbo to the living room as we discuss Lisa’s transition to motherhood, Norm’s new job, Tweeting, trains, comedy bios, The Funniest Person In Austin contest, Jazz Cigarette, Abbrev’s, McGriddles, and age discrimination. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or … Continue reading →...

Episode 40: How People Turn Into Prostitutes with John Rabon
This week we welcome John Rabon. John is the the host of Spite Club, a monthly show returning next week at The Velv! We discuss Norm being too loud, giving up, The Jinx, Once Upon a Time, Candy Crush, Facebook Invites, FPIA, skateboarding, Spite Club, and addiction. Be sure to … Continue reading →...

Episode 39: xjimcrow69_420x with Jake Flores
This week we re-welcome Mr. Jake Flores to the living room as we discuss the Randy Quaid sex tape, St. Patrick’s Day, Lisa’s heritage, Robert Durst, Real World, Norm’s hospital visit, SXSW Roast Battles, and, after a long overdue hiatus, Bill Cosby. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or … Continue reading →...


Episode 38: Dick Schtick with John Buseman
This week we welcome John Buseman to the living room as we discuss female comics, best new restaurant, Once Upon A Time, Norm’s cat, Red Pill, fried chicken, Jersey, dick names, and we even manage to play a game of our long forgotten Care To Explain That. Be sure to … Continue reading →...

Episode 37: Nightmare F@ggot Agenda with Michael Foulk
This week we welcome Michael Foulk to the living room as we discuss all things spooky, being libertarian, boyfriends, tripping, how gay Michael is, masturbating while driving, and Norm’s youth. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make … Continue reading →...

Episode 36: The Weakest Link with Mac Blake
This week, Almost Related welcomes former FPIA winner Mac Blake to the living room!  Mac is releasing his very first stand up album, BIRD DRUGS, on Sure Thing Records next Tuesday March 3rd (stay tuned to the end of our podcast to hear a track from the album!).  Mac joins … Continue reading →...


Episode 35: An Unacceptable Amount of PDA Live from The Highball
This week we are live from The Highball in Austin, Texas during last month’s screening of Meet Me There. We talk to tons of our friends about the movie, including Terance McDavid, Michael Foulk, Avery Moore, Jackson Albrecht, Robert Segovia, Tracey Schultz, Katie Pengra, Joe Hafkey, Mike MacRae, Megan Simon, Martin Urbano and … Continue reading →...

Episode 34: The A**hole Gauntlet with Amber Bixby and Katie Pengra
This week we welcome the stars of the new Pretty Awful web series, Amber Bixby and Katie Pengra! Discussions include cats, bathroom etiquette, morning wood, The Grammys, disturbing porn, couch sleeping, Fleshlights, Andrew Murphy, Valentine’s Day, and not having real friends. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if … Continue reading →...

Episode 33: Almost Racism with Joe Hafkey
This week we welcome the funny dude Joe Hafkey as we discuss his recent marriage, Joe’s show All’s Well, Joe’s podcast Tastebreakers, messing with Matt Bearden, karaoke, The Skylark Lounge, The Superbowl, Nationwide Insurance, Interstellar, Dan Nainan, being 30, and fart shaming. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or … Continue reading →...


Episode 32: The Sweet Dee of Every Room with Ryan Cownie
This week Almost Related welcomes the nubile and hilarious Ryan Cownie to discuss his world famous “Chip Bit,” the rules of comedy, punk rock, Blink 182, porn, drugs, Yelp, and vaccination truthers. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. … Continue reading →...

Episode 31: Warm Milk with Aaron Brooks
This week we welcome the amazingly fun Aaron Brooks as we discuss Literotica, online dating, ska music, kids, Cosby, Bill Burr, and Fleshlights.  If you’d like to hear more of Aaron, check out his podcast, Stay Wonderful! Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email … Continue reading →...

Episode 30: In Defense of Bill Cosby with Kath Barbadoro
This week we welcome the incomparable Kath Barbadoro to the living room as we discuss not wearing bras, Frontline, NASA, George W. Bush, Grinnell College, Serial, The Monster of Florence, adulthood, the Golden Globes, and of course, Cosby. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, … Continue reading →...


Episode 29: Every Dick Should Have A Mystery with Terance McDavid
This week we have unexpected guest Terance McDavid join us in the living room as we discuss dicks, allergies, cold (temperature), Cosby, cough syrup, and Millennials. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts at almostrelatedpod@gmail.com. Also, make sure if you’re using … Continue reading →...

Episode 28: Life Begins At 40 with Pat Dean
This week we welcome the King of Comedy himself, Mr. Pat Dean! Topics that came up throughout the episode include chili, palette cleansers, Tinder, Christmas Gifts, funerals, a New Listener, and our ex-significant others. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or if you’re so inclined, email us your thoughts … Continue reading →...

Episode 27: Banana Phone with Yusef Roach
This week we welcome Yusef Roach to the living room and discuss 2014! Accomplishments, favorite moments, 2015 resolutions- we got it all covered, kinda. We also discuss Nightcrawler, Cosby, Ciara, and Open Mics. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple? Have the Stitcher app? … Continue reading →...


Episode 26: Pedro Cratchet
This week we get into the Christmas spirit with a little gift exchange and also discuss the Rocking Christmas Carol, Norm’s Christmas Plans, Facebook Blocking, Vanessa Gonzalez’s one woman show, The Interview, and Serial! Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher … Continue reading →...

Episode 25: Lil Snitch Elf with Amber Bixby
This week we welcome the amazingly talented Amber Bixby to discuss the Cosby countersuit, Breaking Bad, the US Torture Report, David Bowie, Elf on the Shelf, and being Santa. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. … Continue reading →...

Episode 24: Good Job, Pig with Avery Moore
This week Lisa and Norm welcome the amazingly delightful Avery Moore to the living room to discuss snacks, dog walking, milk, BDT, Cosby, farts, the Getting Racists Fired Tumblr, Juggalopes, pigs on a plane, and Breaking Bad. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple? … Continue reading →...


Episode 23: A Black Guy Doing A Voice with Rob Gagnon
This week Almost Related welcomes the enormously talented, sweet, and funny Rob Gagnon! Rob helps us dissect such topics as Lisa’s drunken evening, the Austin Ferguson Protest, Bill Cosby, Satire, Xbox One, Ball Talk, and Thanksgiving. We’re also joined by a very controversial person from the news to shed more … Continue reading →...

Episode 22: Lost Cos
This week we discuss bad traffic and being sober, drug testing, Hell Yes Fest, relationships, Bill Cosby, Charles Manson, Kim Kardashian’s ass, and Bound by Flesh. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein Radio? … Continue reading →...

Episode 21: There’s No Good Way To Kill A Baby
This week Norm and Lisa are stuck alone with Dustin in the living room. But fret not, Lisa brought alcohol and the gag proceeds to discuss The Highball, Bill Cosby, starving India, Dads, Lena Dunham, and conclude with a rousing discussion of Artie Lange’s latest trials and tribulations. Also, make … Continue reading →...


Episode 20: Blanket Statement On Nothing with Jake Flores
This week we welcome comic Jake Flores to the living room as we discuss Taco Bell, Bill Cosby, Snowpiercer, Voting, and Mishka Shubaly. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein Radio?  Fine, here....

Episode 19: Deadliest Snatch with Mike MacRae
This week we’re joined by the wonderful Mike MacRae as we discuss cat calling, Grandpa names, and Cosby! Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein Radio?  Fine, here....

Episode 18: The Cosby Show
This week Norm and Lisa welcome Travis Lipski to the living room to discuss his and Norm’s involvement with The Unbookables, his web series Undercover Pineapple, Bill Cosby, and Willow Creek. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us … Continue reading →...


Episode 17: Mercury in Retrograde
This week we discuss The Dark Web, being stoned, Once Upon A Time, Gone Girl, Skeleton Twins, The King and I (live), One Act Plays, Hallowween, and Mercury in Retrograde. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out … Continue reading →...

Episode 16: Context Matters with Eric Krug
This week we’re joined by former Funniest Person In Austin winner Eric Krug as he does a couple loads of laundry! Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein Radio?  Fine, here....

Episode 15: The Music Episode
This week Norm, Lisa, and Dustin choose 5 songs each and have a discussion based around their selections. We’re sponsored this week by Hookah-Shisha.com!  Save 15% off a purchase of $25 or more when you enter offer code almostrelated15 at checkout. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe … Continue reading →...


Episode 14: It’s All Beanie Babies
This week we discuss hookah-shisha.com, Lisa’s crazy last few days, the “f*ck it” lady, agency, Jen Kirkman, and rare collectibles. We’re sponsored this week by Hookah-Shisha.com!  Save 15% off a purchase of $25 or more when you enter offer code almostrelated15 at checkout.  Also, stay tuned to the opening to learn … Continue reading →...

Episode 13: Aerial Gaar with Brian Gaar
This week we’re joined by Brian Gaar who happens to be recording his very first special this weekend at the Spiderhouse Ballroom (get tickets right here). In addition, we’re sponsored this week by Hookah-Shisha.com!  Save 15% off a purchase of $25 or more when you enter offer code almostrelated15 at … Continue reading →...

Episode 12: Cop Knocker
This week we’re joined by a very special guest as we discuss Puddles, Ray Rice, and Joan Rivers amongst other things. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein Radio?  Fine, here....


Episode 11: Horse’s Garbage
This week we discuss Dustin’s new pet, Lisa’s latest claim to fame, The Fappening, and Gamer Gate. We’re also joined by a couple surprise guests! Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein Radio?  Fine, … Continue reading →...

Episode 10: Resting B*tch Face with Mike Wiebe
This week we’re joined by the frontman for the Riverboat Gamblers and Ghost Knife (as well as a damn fine stand up comic) Mike Wiebe as we discuss being on tour, vaping, Taco Bell gift cards, being a Foundling, and the fingernail polish scandal. Also, make sure if you’re using … Continue reading →...

Episode 9: F**k The Cops
This week we discuss Lisa’s trip to Chicago, 7 Minute Workout, ALS, Gawker, and #ferguson. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein Radio?  Fine, here....


Episode 8: F-Words Own The V-Word
Buckle up, folks, this one’s a blast as we discuss Lisa’s visit to Whatever Fest, Norm’s day trip to Dallas, #Ferguson, Loren Bacall, The King of Comedy, having guests on Almost Related, Footloose, Facebook Messenger, Dan Nainan, Robin Williams, and David Bowie. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you … Continue reading →...

Episode 7: On The Spectrum
On today’s Almost Related, we discuss Lisa’s Weekend, Guardians of the Galaxy, Stolen Material, play a round of Care To Explain That, and then Norm gives his thoughts on Lisa’s movie, Meet Me There. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher … Continue reading →...

Episode 6: Edit This Out
See what’s left after we edit this week’s podcast down to talking about Norm’s vacation, Lisa’s mom, adoption, Crohn’s disease, Gardens of the Galaxy, torrenting, Supernatural, Zelda, and Rob Gagnon’s privates. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us … Continue reading →...


Almost Related 5
This week Norm, Lisa, and Dustin get silly talking about Comcast, Crocs, aficionados, blocking people on social media, Obama getting to meet Daniel Webb, and getting punched. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here. Use Tunein … Continue reading →...

Almost Related 4
This week Norm, Lisa, and Dustin sit down and talk about being a nice drunk, Norm’s left handedness, and offensive material. Also, make sure if you’re using iTunes you subscribe here. Don’t like Apple?  Have the Stitcher app?  Check us out here....

Almost Related 3
The third Almost Related is here! This week we discuss Norm’s vindication, cops, going to jail, Facebook ghosts, a Quincy update, and crying elephants....


Almost Related 2
On the second episode of Almost Related, Lisa tells us about her recent trip to Galveston Island, we all get in on the Petticoat Fair debacle, and then Norm asks Lisa and Dustin to play a game.  We also discussed world traveling comic, Dan Nainan.  Find out more about his … Continue reading →...