Episode 8: Missouri

 

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Who cares what you would do for a Klondike bar? In Missouri, we discover what a methhead would do for jean shorts with editor of The Bigger Picture, curator of Breitbark News on Twitter, and VIP Coordinator at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jared Hussey.

The Bigger Picture is a publication on Medium.com that compiles stories, articles, and all forms of written content from people around the world from all walks of life. You can read and subscribe to these pieces on medium.com/bigger-pictureand follow the publication on Twitter @BiggerPicMedium.

Breitbark News is a Twitter feed curated by Jared that parodies the alt-right publication Breitbart, which we refuse to link to in the description of this show. Look it up, jerks. You can read all about the #AltBite movement by navigating to Breitbark.dog.

You can follow Jared personally by looking up his address on Google Earth, or you can follow him on Twitter @husseyjared.


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Episode 7: Tennessee

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Ryan desperately tries to escape Katie this week as she’s joined by special guest Sara Delbuono in the baffling state of Tennessee.

Sara Delbuono is an independent author and musician, as well as the Sugoi Sensei on Medium. Follow her insane stories as she Dungeon Masters a Dungeons and Dragons campaign for sixth graders. If you thought sixth graders were hyperactive, creative nutjobs before, just wait until you see what happens when they get swords…

Follow Sara on Twitter at @Sugoi_Sensei for regular updates on these antics!


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Episode 6: Nebraska (Featuring The Puffin Publishing Podcast!)

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Special guests Kevin Lanigan, Justin Germeroth, and Vern Tooley of the Puffin Publishing Podcast joined Katie and Ryan this week on a journey to Nebraska, where they learned about the influence of “big corn” and participated in the sub-legal massaging of a horse. Click the image to listen on Podbean!

The Puffin Publishing Podcast is a monthly improvisational comedy podcast that takes place in a fictional universe where history’s greatest authors all exist at the same time, and all work in the same publishing house. You can listen to this wacky show & subscribe on iTunes, or find it wherever you get your podcasts. You can also learn more about the show on their Twitter and Facebook pages.

Kevin and Justin of PufPubPod can also be found on Twitter at @TVsKevinLanigan and @squidicalinking, respectively.

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Episode 5: Arkansas

This week, Amy Lassiter and Robert Zadotti joined Katie and Ryan in a courtroom drama in Arkansas involving mishandled public funds, a pug named William Stanaforth Donahue, and a daring prison escape.

Featured in the opening of this episode is NJ-based parody musical artist Carla Ulbrich, who will be joining Katie and Ryan in a future episode coming out this April! Keep your eyes peeled. In the meantime, check out Carla’s work on carlau.com and follow her on Twitter @carlaulbrich.

Amy Lassiter is the technical director at Rutgers Cabaret Theater, and Robert Zadotti is the managing editor of The Verge at Monmouth University. You can find Amy on Twitter: @yellowpikmins, and Robert on Twitter: @robboisms. You can also learn more about Rutgers Cabaret Theater at cabarettheatre.org, and read The Verge at theverge.monmouth.edu.

Headline: www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/offi…ticle-1.3495919


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Episode 4: Alaska (feat. Marc Hershon)

Katie and Ryan travel to Alaska in this episode, where they’re joined by very special guest Marc Hershon in an unforgettable wildlife encounter.

Marc is the executive producer of the comedy “soundcast” Succotash, which you can listen to here. He’s also a 30+ year veteran of television and radio, having worked with comedy greats such as Dana Carvey, Jay Leno, Bill Maher, and more. Learn more about Marc and his impressive career in comedy by following him on Twitter, @hershco.

Headline: https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/wildlife/2017/06/29/bear-breaks-through-window-into-sleeping-boys-bedroom-in-south-anchorage/


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Episode 3: Wyoming

Katie and Ryan are joined by Lauren Strenkowski and Ricky Martinez, two YouTubers-slash-comedy fanatics. They visited the scene of a crime in Wyoming, where a 14-year-old boy in a gorilla mask robbed a dollar store at knifepoint, made a quick getaway on his push scooter, and learned a valuable lesson about the importance of family. Guest starring the spirit of Harambe, because apparently it’s 2016 again.

Headline: kgab.com/armed-robber-in-gori…hits-cheyenne-store/


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Episode 2: Oklahoma

This week, Katie and Ryan joined their audio producer James and local musician Ariana Albarella (EastCoastSoundtrack on Soundcloud!) in Oklahoma, where thieves attempted to enter a home through a hole in the ceiling and ended up making a psychological breakthrough while they were in the home.

Headline: kfor.com/2018/02/21/police-th…-oklahoma-city-home/


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Episode 1: West Virginia

Welcome to Local To Nowhere, a comedy podcast where hosts Katie Lassiter and Ryan Fleming read bizarre headlines from cities in the United States and, with the help of guest performers, create a narrative improv scene based around a selected headline.

In this episode, we take you to South Charleston, West Virginia, where an infomercial for a new safety device is being shot at a zoo. Featuring the voice talents of Adam Curran and Connor Fleming.

Headline: http://wchsnetwork.com/south-charleston-unveils-slide-to-safety-emergency-device/


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