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Ain't Nobody Checkin' For Me
37 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Black Men Can't Jump in Hollywood (w/ Jon Braylock)
The squad sits down with Jon Braylock, host of Black Men Can’t jump in Hollywood podcast! We’re talking podcast burnout, taking all roles, and the myth of #bookednbusyness. Meanwhile, Rachel’s so pale she’s translucent and Cody craves serious chiropractic care. Plus, sidewalk bikers get sidelined on our fan favorite segment GYBS of the week!
41 minutes | May 21, 2021
Well Balanced Wellness (w/ Jordan Temple)
This week, the steely Jordan Temple (Atlanta, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) joins the virtual studio to talk writing, working and wellness on a day to day basis. Meanwhile, Cody gets humbled at work and Rachel tries to ignore the flames from social media know-it-alls. Plus, GYBs of the week is hits like a shot in the arm. Check it out!
40 minutes | May 7, 2021
Don't say Slam! (w/ Melissa Lozada-Oliva)
Comedian/Poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva serves sincere goofiness in the virtual studio this week. We chopped it up with the iconic comedian/poet about manifesting checkery, the cancelation of phrases like “ancestral mangle,” and the impending combustion of social media. What else? What else? Rachel swerves game-spitting-4th-graders on Zoom and Cody considers the psycho/behavioral meaning behind toothpaste squeezing. Lastly, People Who Wear Their Summer Clothes in the Spring get heated and treated on our fan favorite segment, GYBS of the Week.
30 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
The Earth Daddy with Malik Sol Coburn
The earth daddy himself, Malik Sol Coburn, educates the virtual studio on environmental consulting, sustainable food sources, and being checked for by his ultimate boss ‘“tierra madre” (mother earth). What else? Allergy season has Rachel robo-rollin’ on a Tuesday morning and Cody gets some great value chiropractic care. Lastly, Airpod stans get curb stomped on our fan favorite segment GYBS of the week.
39 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
Scared Money Don't Win with Max and Tony Fitzpatrick
It’s a family affair in the virtch studio! We’ve got Max and Tony Fitzpatrick of the Max and Tony podcast choppin’ it up about the Chicago art scene, creating culture, and decidedly not having a plan B. Scared money don’t win, fools! Meanwhile, Rachel checks for delicate ways of screaming “DEFUND THE POLICE” and Cody desperately looks for a laugh. Plus, tax season gets seriously sizzled on our fan favorite segment GYBS of the week.
39 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
SaveMoneySaveLife w/ Laundi Keepseagle
Season two starts off strong with Laundi Keepseagle in the virtual studio! The team chops it up with Laundi about her work as the executive director of the Chicago non-profit, SaveMoneySaveLife, Black-Indigenous solidarity, and her work on the 2016 NODAPL protest. Meanwhile, Rachel lurks friends and foes on venmo and Cody attempts time management. Also the gang roasts Thirsty White Allies who put BLM in their instagram bios on our fan fav segment GYBS of the Week.
19 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Checking On The Team
With a full season of the pod behind them and another season ahead, Cody and Rachel squad up in the virtual studio sans-guest to check in with each other. Cody hopes for a hobby and drops a dime on some newfound checkery while Rachel deconstructs the dysfunction of the Department of Labor and the demon that is depression. Plus, a new GYBS Of The Week sends self promotion packing.
41 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
The Game of Basketball with Ahmad Starks
Hooper extraordinaire Ahmad Starks shake and bakes into the virtual studio to discuss dunking from birth, the highs and lows of being a professional basketball player, and making the pivot to personal training. Meanwhile, Cody gets MARCH MAD and Rachel spring breaks in Brooklyn. Also spring has sprungnt, yall! We’re welcoming the warmer weather by roasting our least favorite element of the season: DAY RATS! Listen to us char these four legged foes on our fan favorite segment, GYBS of the Week.
42 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
ROCKognized with OHMME
We out here rockin’ and rollin’ with Chicago-based rock band OHMME (Macie Stewart and Sima Cunningham). The duo hit the virtual studio to discuss, among other things, their unique genre of music, an experience akin to dumping water on one’s face and then taking a tasteful walk through a garden. Yum! Additionally, the gang chops it up about fighting for your art, and even manages to fit in a collective group cry over the fate of live performance. It’s therapeutic! Plus Cody and Rachel emotionally dunk on People Who Wear Masks Below Their Noses (you know who you are!) on our fan favorite segment, GYBS of the Week.
37 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Great Job Nat! with Natalie Griffen
Writer, director, and hilarious web-comic Natalie Griffen is doing a great job indeed. She crashes the virtch studio this week to discuss her webcomic Great Job Nat, her future Tedtalk on rhetoric, and harnessing the lumbering beasts of ideas that exist in her brain. Meanwhile, Rachel dreams of ration cards and “potato lines” in a non-existent utopia called the “Socialist States of America,” and Cody admits to an adolescence heavily influenced by the movie Hitch. Also, Happy Women’s History Month! The gang celebrates by roasting men who call women “females” to a burnt crisp on ANCFM’s newest segment, GYBS of the Week!
41 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Separation of Church and Bank with Greg Buissereth
Animator, illustrator, and author Greg Buissereth graces the virtual studio this week to talk about squashing your doubt bug, self-publishing your dreams, and decidedly not turning your passion into a pay check. Meanwhile, Rachel and Cody mourn the death of denim and ROAST the fuck out of Winter in a brand news segment called GYBS of The Week.
34 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Checking Your Imposter Syndrome with Andre Muir
Chicago born and award winning director Andre Muir joins the virtual studio to break down breaking into the industry through the back door and faking it until you've full blown made it. Meanwhile Rachel and Cody toil away at the same job application and a search begins for the worst neighbor of all time.
42 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Check, please with Chandra Russell
Chandra Russell (South Side, Comedy Central) hits the virtch studio to talk lunch-table roastin’, playing a dusty (not dirty) cop on TV, and creating the roles you want to see. Meanwhile, Rachel actively tries to become the female George Soros and Cody heats Tom Brady.
42 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
Wellness Checks with Julia Shiplett
Rachel and Cody sit down with writer, comedian and expert social distancer Julia Shiplett to talk keeping up comic momentum while cooped up in the house. Plus, Rachel plans to get covid-proof while Cody gets pumped for Black History Month.
41 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Historical Homos with Lucy and Bash Hendra
Lucy and Bash Hendra, the brother/sister duo behind the illustrious IG page turned coffee table book, Historical Homos, came through the virch studio to talk all things queer history: fluid forefathers, Abe Lincoln’s OnlyFans, Eleanor Roosevelt’s litany of Lolitas and more! Meanwhile, Rachel legally changes her name to Trish White-Woman after doing a dry January cleanse and Cody is drowning in free Hollywood screeners. Help us!
40 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Let's Have Fun with Will Miles
Will Miles Aka Sir Bookington himself comes through the virtual studio to talk Chicago comedy, substitute teaching and successfully shitting where he eats. Meanwhile, Rachel has started wearing a wrist brace and consequently turned 45, and Cody is fending off volunteer opportunities left and right. Listen please!!
39 minutes | Jan 15, 2021
Destiny Advocates with Ashley Blaine Featherson
Ashley Blaine Featherson (Dear White People, Bad Hair) has landed in the virtual studio, people! We're talking glory days at Howard University, PR for sex toys and keeping your A-1 Day-1's closest! Meanwhile, Rachel's got nose dandruff and Cody receives some nakedly unfortunate checkery. Spoiler alert: we still broke, but we happy!
39 minutes | Jan 1, 2021
People Do Many Things with Zora Howard
Acclaimed poet, playwright, screenwriter and actress Zora Howard (Premature) joins us to talk about being poly-passionate and staying persistent in the face of the pandemic.
33 minutes | Dec 25, 2020
A musical meet-cute with Ryan Lehrman
Benya Vya graces the virtual lab with some tunes and timeless advice on breaking out as a solo artist, staying scrappy and the future of live music in Chicago.
37 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
Block Busting Checkery with Tiffany Johnson
The squadron sits down with TV and Film director Tiffany Johnson, to talk the ins and outs of being a Hollywood shot-caller. From childhood movie-making with Girl Scouts of America to directing for Black Monday and The Last OG, Tiff teaches the squad a thing or three about style, glam, and staying scrappy in the face of ultimate checkdom!
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