Jackie Kashian

Jackie Kashian is a comedian and the host of the popular (and dorky) podcast The Dork Forest. Her resume is well traveled: From the Comedy Central stage where she performed her half-hour special to Kuwait and Iraq to perform for the troops. Does she have an album? Yes she has an album! It’s called It Is Never Going To Be Bread and you should get it!

Guest Appearances

December 20, 2021

Comedian Jackie Kashian joins Andy Richter to talk about being Armenian, growing up in Wisconsin, her family dynamics, and more.

July 4, 2018

Cam and Rhea talk LeBron James, smoke bombs and Ohio. Sets from Jackie Kashian, Dan Ahdoot, Steph Tolev, Molly Ruben-Long and Neel Nanda.

June 27, 2018

Playing chess with Jackie Kashian.

This episode is brought to you by Beach Body On Demand, ForHims (www.forhims.com/PARDO), and Peter Millar (www.petermillar.com/PARDO).

May 25, 2017

Comedian, actor, and podcaster Jackie Kashian (The Dork Forest) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about sales pitches, the 1959 Western The Horse Soldiers, romance novels, and the 1963 film Flipper.

This episode is brought to you by Le Tote (www.letote.com code: CRYBABY).

May 3, 2017

Comedian Jackie Kashian joins Howard and Kulap this week to discuss her new comedy album “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” They count down Spotify’s Top 5 Songs in the US while Jackie explains how the election changed her feelings about scoring tickets to “Hamilton” and answers a listener question about her favorite Wisconsonites. Then they talk with Jackie about why she prefers seeing children’s movies in theaters during the Movie Chart, and Howard tells the unfortunate tale of his car key chip on Two Charted.

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April 28, 2017

Comedian Jackie Kashian joins Randy and Jason this week to talk about her new album “I Am Not the Hero of This Story.” She reminisces with the Sklars about “growing up” in comedy together, explains the political element of her comedy, and shares stories of being raised in the Armenian church. Plus, we hear about Serena Williams’ pregnancy beef and the World’s Largest Pool Cue during Quick Hits, and the Sklars listen to a voicemail from Michael Jordan in which the former NBA star corrects the record on his legacy.

This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/sklar).