Nightmares: Funny People, Scary Dreams

Good Orbit

Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest co-hosts as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. We’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning!

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Nightmares Ep 7: Emily Gould Negin Farsad Matt Lubchansky Quelle Chris Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest hosts Jason Chatfield and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning! Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media. Recorded March 5, 2020. NOTE: Some of the COVID-19 thoughts are now out of date because March 5 was a billion years ago. As always, don’t get news or info from comedians, reality star presidents, CEOs, friends, or family. CDC Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) USUALLY at KGB Bar in NYC.  April 2, 2020 we will be streaming right online right here! Recorded, produced, and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Emily Gould’s Nightmare   Negin Farsad’s Nightmare   Matt Lubchansky’s Nightmare   Quelle Chris’ Nightmare

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Mar 2020

1 hr 54 min

Ep 6: Jason Chatfield (cartoonist, illustrator, comedian) Carole Montgomery (comedian, writer, producer, director) Kenice Mobley (comedian and filmmaker) Jenny Boylan (author, activist, GLAAD co-chair) John Hodgman (author, actor, humorist) Your hosts: Kate Willett Is a comedian, actress, and writer whose raunchy feminist storytelling is both smart and relatable. She just made her network debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and her 15 minute special premiered on Netflix in 2018. Her comedy album “Glass Gutter” was released in 2017. She’s the cohost of the political comedy podcast Reply Guys. Emily Flake is a New Yorker cartoonist, a writer, an illustrator, and performer. Her latest book is called Awkward Hug and before that was Mama Tried; both feature drawings and cusswords. Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest host Kate Willett as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning! Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media. Recorded Feb 11, 2019. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Live sound and recording by Chris Gersbeck. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Jason Chatfield’s Nightmare Carole Montgomery’s Nightmare Kenice Mobley’s Nightmare Jenny Boylan’s Nightmare John Hodgman’s Nightmare   

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Feb 2020

1 hr 13 min

EP 5 Abbi Crutchfield Jeremy Nguyen Vicky Kuperman David Heatley as ever your hosts Emily Flake and Kat Burdick! Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning! Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media. Recorded Sept 18, 2019. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Abbi Crutchfield’s Nightmare Jeremy Nguyen’s Nightmare Vicky Kuperman’s Nightmare David Heatley’s Nightmare

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Feb 2020

1 hr 2 min

EP 4 Mira Jacob (author of Good Talk) Will Butler (Arcade Fire) Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s Ask Me Another) as ever your hosts Emily Flake and Kat Burdick! Big thanks to Sandi Marx for being carried up 3 flights of stairs and also to the stage to bring us her terrifying nightmare. Ask her in private to explain Emily’s drawing! Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning! Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media. Recorded Feb 6, 2020. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Mira Jacob’s Nightmare   Will Butler’s Nightmare   Ophira Eisenberg’s Nightmare   Sandi Marx’s Nightmare  

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Feb 2020

1 hr 2 min

EP 3 GUESTS Amanda Duarte Porochista Khakpour Jean Grae Kembra Pfahler Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and Kat Burdick as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. They’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning! Cats, Kids, Kanye, Birds, JoCo Cruise, Slavery Drawings by Emily Flake are posted on Good Orbit site and social media. Recorded Dec 15, 2019. Live show monthly (first Thursdays!) at KGB Bar in NYC. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Amanda Duarte’s Nightmare Porochista Khakpour’s Nightmare Jean Grae’s Nightmare   Kembra Pfahler’s Nightmare https://good-orbit.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/decnightmare.mp4

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Feb 2020

1 hr 39 min

Ep 2 Dave Hill Raquel D’Apice Karen Chee Blake Schwartzenbach Hosted by Emily Flake and Kate Willett Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest co-hosts as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. We’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning! Live show monthly at KGB Bar in NYC. Images will be posted on Good Orbit site and sometimes social media. Recorded Jan 8, 2019. Recorded by Chris Gersbeck. Produced and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Illustrations by Emily Flake and Photos by Scott Johnson @Moreguinness Dave Hill’s Nightmare Karen Chee’s Nightmare Raquel D’Apice’s Nightmare Blake Schwartzenbach’s Nightmare Emily Flake’s Nightmare Kate Willett and Emily Flake Karen Chee Raquel D’Apice Dave Hill Blake Schwartzenbach  

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Jan 2020

1 hr 2 min

EP 1 Gastor Almonte (This Is Not Happening; Risk!) Hollie Harper (American Candy) Doogie Horner (This Might Hurt a Bit, America’s Got Talent) Sarah Cooper (How to be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings) Join comedian and New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake and guest co-hosts as they talk to the funniest and most interesting people around about what messed up things go through their heads at night. We’ll poke around looking for deeper meaning behind that dream where you’re still in high school somehow even though you know you graduated years ago and oh god, you’ve been blowing off first period all semester – and then Emily will present each guest with artwork based on their worst nightmare, suitable for framing or ritual burning! Hosted by Emily Flake and special guest host Jason Chatfield (New Yorker cartoonists and all around terrible people) Live show monthly at KGB Bar in NYC. Images will be posted on Good Orbit site and sometimes social media. Recorded Aug 21, 2019. Reecorded and edited by Shannon Manning for Good Orbit. Gastor Almonte’s Nightmare Hollie Harper’s Nightmare Doogie Horner’s Nightmare Sarah Cooper’s Nightmare https://good-orbit.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Nightmares-Aug.mp4

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Sep 2019

1 hr 27 min