The Hourchive

A conversation about everything, one hour at a time

The Hourchive is a conversation about everything, one hour at a time.

Ep #330 | Improv Comedy


Elizabeth Byrd from The Improv Shop joins us in The Hourchive this week. We talk all forms of improv: long, short, jazz. We play a game or two (just one, really), and learn how improv can help shut your stupid ego up and let you just exist. Yes….AND?!

Show Notes

Whose Line is it Anyway?

Improv podcasts:
Comedy Bang Bang!
Off Book

Nicole Parker
IO (improv olympic)
Stanislavski’s “the system”
Viola Spolin
Comedy Sportz
Don’t Think Twice


The Improv Shop
That 90s Shop
Viral Signs: Understanding HIV Medication Use

The Percolator | December 5th, 2018


How much “trapped in well” action is in Haruki Murakami’s Wind-Up Bird Chronicle? Is it better to watch the film, Mother!, or to read it? How many “sinks” did Nick “fix” this weekend? All these questions are answered in this week’s Percolator.

Show Notes
Haruki Murakami
Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Bart learns french
DC Universe
Crazy Rich Asians
The Great British Bake-Off
Big Dreams Small Spaces
Grand Designs
Christopher Robin

Ep #329 | Stan Lee

Make yours Marvel and join a full crew this week for a totally tasteful and not in any way exploitative tribute to the most profitable screen presence in history (and also the guy who changed comics forever).

Show Notes
JT Music: With Great Power
Armie Hammer’s dumb tweets
How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way
Pryde of the X-Men
Stan Lee Mallrats cameo
Key and Peele Stan Lee skit
Podcast: The Ride: What the hell is going on in Anaheim?
Rob Liefeld Levis 501 commercial