An action-packed episode of No Chill! First, Annie talks with Winooski Mayor Seth Leonard live from United We Standup at the Monkey House.
We hear about Seth's mayoral duties, what he is unchill about, and why he thinks Winooski residents are so feisty.
Then it's another trip to the Monkey, where we hear Emily Clairmont's Cringe submission from March. Emily recounts the AOL chat history between she and Gator, a Myrtle Beach-based gentlemen she found online in 1998.
The two were brought together by a thwarted spring break drug deal, and ripped apart by time. Hear the details of their romance, and Annie's attempt to track Gator down.
Note: content in this episode may be upsetting for some people.
Annie talks with musician Tyler Daniel Bean about misogyny in DIY spaces, depression, suicide and bagels.
PLUS! Annie talks Waking Windows, Women in Comedy Festival, United We Standup and Cringe. See full list of live dates @ annierussell.org
Annie sat down with comedic financial speaker Colin Ryan to talk money, marriage and comedy. Colin talks about the stress of being your own boss, the biggest financial mistake he's ever made and the hardest thing about marriage.
PLUS! Annie and Colin will be hosting a money-themed Cringe on April 11 at the Monkey House. Want to tell your tale of financial embarrassment? Submissions are still being accepted! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered.
Max Tracy of the Burlington City Council chats with Annie and Kendall Farrell at the latest United We Standup show at Vermont Comedy Club. Max shares how he got into politics, the relationship between Democrats and Progressives in Burlington, and his secret city hall crush.
PLUS! The Waking Windows comedy shows are announced! Annie will be hosting NO CHILL LIVE at Waking Windows on Friday, May 5. She's got new Cringe dates and info about the Women in Comedy Festival.
Charles Winkleman joins Annie to talk about running for Burlington's city council, why he no longer performs comedy, self-care, growing up in a religious household and more!
PLUS! Annie talks engagement, new puppy and upcoming Cringe shows.
This week it's an episode of some of the best Cringe! A Night of Hilarious Humiliation submissions from recent months. Featuring submissions from Paul Church, Conor Lastowka and Alex Keefe.
Plus! Annie is still accepting submissions for Valentine's Day Cringe at Vermont Comedy Club. Email email@example.com to submit!
Green Mountain Cabaret co-owner and performer Alexa Luthor talks with Annie about confidence, body positivity, and what she's learned from burlesque.
ALSO! Annie bids farewell to VPR's Alex Keefe and announced Valentine's Day Cringe at Vermont Comedy Club.
Yes, you read that correctly. Vermont's new Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman sat down with Annie and Kendall Farrell at United We Standup at Vermont Comedy Club. Listen for Zuckerman's thoughts on marijuana legalization, the minimum wage, why he thinks the GOP fucked itself, and most importantly: how he's decorating his new office.
DISCLAIMER: This was a comedy show, not an official political event. Many of the questions and answers in this interview were said in jest, so just calm down already.
Plus Annie tries to say 'no' more in 2017, and announces more Cringe shows, including a fun one for Valentines Day.
Email your New Year's resolutions and Cringe submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here to recap the best in music, movies and TV of 2016 is DJ Llu! We talk election, why you should be watching TBS and more.
And a few friends call in with their picks. We hear from Natalie Miller, Paddy Reagan, Bryan Parmelee, Paul Church, Lori Goldman, Liam Elder-Connors and more!
PLUS! Details about United We Standup, Jan 4 at Vermont Comedy Club. Featuring comedy and a Q&A with Lt. Governor-elect David Zuckerman. And info about Cringe on January 10, and Montpelier Cringe January 12.
Happy New Year!
Annie talks with Burlington-based comedian Tim Bridge about movies, anxiety, and what topics he considers off-limits. The two spend a disproportionate amount of time talking about Oh Hello. Also, Tim reveals his secret road rage problem, and shares his favorite Vermont Comedy Club headliners of 2015.
PLUS! Annie announces two exciting shows for 2017. First, United We Standup at Vermont Comedy Club January 4, 9pm. Join Annie for a night of political comedy, plus a Q&A with Lt. Governor-elect David Zuckerman. Co-hosted by Kendall Farrell.
And Cringe is coming to Montpelier! Annie hosts Capital Cringe at Sweet Melissa's January 12. 8pm.
Annie talks with Roger Cormier of Previously.tv about the Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix. SPOILERS APLENTY. Annie thinks Rory Gilmore has turned into Dawson Leery and she's not OK with it. Roger defends Lorelai and Luke's compatibility and both hosts pledge allegiance to Team Jess.
Plus get excited for HOLIDAY CRINGE at the Monkey House in Winooski, VT on Tues, Dec. 13th.
Annie talks with New York-based comedian Mike Lemme about going into debt to put on his one-man show, and how he finds the funny in family tragedy.
Plus! Mike fills us in on his favorite coffee shop in Western Mass, and Annie gears up for Holiday Cringe and the Monkey House 10th birthday celebration.
Join comics Jamie Roux, Aharon Willows-Hebert and Aimee Poulin for their hilarious Cringe submissions recorded live at Waking Windows Portland. Find out how Jamie got this mug shot, hear Aharon's problematic high school songs and Aimee's attempts to become a child star.
Plus! Annie talks journalistic ethics and neutrality after the 2016 election. And we get pumped for HOLIDAY CRINGE December 13 at the Monkey House.
Annie talks with Good Fundies hosts Brian Mangan and Roger Cormier about the unchillness of being a baseball fan. Plus Annie talks about losing the Vermont's Funniest Comedian contest.
Carmen Lagala joins Annie to talk about her advice for new comedians, booking a showcase and why she can't sleep.
Plus, Annie remembers Deborah Danner, a Fountain House member who was recently killed by an NYPD officer.
Deborah had written an essay on living with schizophrenia that was published in the New York Times after her death: www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/…borah-Danner.html
Astrologer Laurie Farrington discusses astrology as a tool for improving self-awareness, and explains how understanding it can turn around a difficult relationship. Skeptical Annie gets a quick and dirty chart reading, and it's spot on.
Local musician and recording engineer Ryan Power talks with Annie about his upcoming record, social anxiety and why he's not on Facebook. Ryan also shares his 'media diet,' which involves not watching the news.
Also! Annie talks about jealousy and announces No Chill's Election Night stand-up show!
Artist Julianna Brazill talks comics, gender stereotypes and what it's like to have her artwork on a diaper.
Brian Nagle, aka DJ Disco Phantom, joins Annie for a chat about his favorite music to play, annoying song requests and Waking Windows Portland.
PLUS! Annie talks cohabitation and a we hear a live Cringe reading from Julia Berberon.