Ep. 23 – Stabbers, Alex Cohen, Grape

We’ve been gone a long time, but with an unbelievably valid excuse.

Cast : Shaz BennettAlex Cohen, Jennifer DiBella, Jesec GriffinBen ShieldsJoe Smith, and Debra Wilson.

Featuring the music of The Heftone Banjo OrchestraThe Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet, and The Underskore Orchestra, as well as our IPR theme by Greg Benson. Written and directed by Joe Smith.

Ep.22 – Raccoon Confetti, Jean Cochran, Nougat, Not My Problem

An EPIC new episode of IPR, brought to you by The Weasel Council. Weasel; the Other Gray Meat.

Cast : 30-year NPR veteran Jean Cochran, ESPN football commentator Mark Willard,  MadTV cast member Debra Wilson, veteran actor Danny Woodburn (SeinfeldThe Watchmen), Jesec GriffinPeter Jessop, Jeremiah Kissel, Amy K Pearson, Dan Smith, and Joe Smith.

Featuring the music of ClouseauxDan-O, DJOC, and Dave Nachmanoff, as well as our IPR theme by Greg Benson.  Written and directed by Joe Smith.

Ep. 21 – Superstorm Yitzchak, Steve & Kajon, A Handful of Grapes in a Wet Paper Towel

Radioactive metal shavings, salt teeth, discount burial services, and lots of coughing.

The most wonderful cast : Kajon Cermak and Steve Chiotakis (both of KCRW in Santa Monica), VO superstar Kari WahlgrenJesec GriffinPeter JessopBen ShieldsJoe Smith,  and Debra Wilson.  Music by Jordan HalpernVasco Debritto, and our IPR theme by Greg Benson.  It was written and directed by Joe Smith.

Ep.20 – Tess Comes on Board, Helper Goats, New Imaginary Numbers

After a long hiatus, we are back with special guests ; Tess Vigeland from Marketplace Money (yup, the real-life public radio show), and Debra Wilson (of MadTV and much more).

Cast : Jesec Griffin, Amy K PearsonSalli SaffiotiBen ShieldsJoe SmithTess Vigeland, and Debra Wilson.  Written & directed by Joe Smith.  Music by Andy McKeeCotton Jenny, and Anne Farnsworth,  IPR Theme Music by Greg Benson. Special Thanks to Dave Jackson/School Of Podcasting.

Ep.19 – The Brunskaya del Myuldle Program, Pedialycanthropy, a Trunkful of “Maps”

The Brunskaya del Myuldle Program, Pedialycanthropy, a trunkful of “maps.” This episode was made possible by a grant from Grant’s 24-Hour “Non-Profit” Grant Dispensary. Featuring original Saturday Night Live cast member Laraine Newman.

Cast : Loretta FoxMatt GriesserJesec GriffinPeter JessopLaraine NewmanDoug ShapiroBen Shields, and Joe Smith,   Written and Directed by Joe Smith.  IPR theme by Greg Benson.  Additional music by Danny Weis.

Ep.18 – Dog Relaxants, Our Weekly “Brain Squeezer,” and a Remembrance of the Inventor of Dog Sombreros

Dog relaxants, the Brain Squeezer with Puzzlemaster Tosh W. Rillz, and a remembrance of inventor Harriet Vijou, who brought us meltable paper and the travel-sized centrifuge.

Cast : Evan Arnold, Bill Donoghue, Loretta FoxJesec GriffinPeter Jessop, and Ben Shields,  Written and Directed by Joe Smith.  IPR theme by Greg Benson.  Additional music by 3rd Man.

Ep.17 – Pre-Fried Beans, Pledge Week, and The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

An awkward sexual encounter. An update on the death of Evan Fryberg. Pre-fried beans. Bad investments. The award-winning* return of Zoldar (*award not verified)

Cast : Loretta FoxJesec GriffinPeter Jessop, Jillian, Jackson & Justin Pearson, Julie PerkinsPatrick Shea, and Ben Shields,  Written by Joe Smith with additional material by Amy K Pearson.  Directed by Joe Smith.  IPR theme by Greg Benson.  Music composed by Jamie Dunphy and performed by The Mill City Trio.  End credit music by Andy McKee.