Man Afraid of Everything

30 EpisodesProduced by Man AfraidWebsite

A podcast about doing the little things I’m afraid of.

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A Really Bad Episode (S3, E7)

September 6th, 2019

13:33

Trains, planes and background noise pepper this ground-breaking new episode of Man Afraid of Everything. Featuring a gripping tale of teeth-whitening and the release of the country’s hottest new dance single …

Getting a Dog w/ Sam Balter (S3, E6)

October 1st, 2018

19:18

Sam Balter wants to get a dog, but what about finances, biting and barking? Sam is the host of the “Weird Work” podcast from Hubspot.

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Research

The Couch to 5K (S3, E5)

August 31st, 2018

11:28

All it takes is a pair of running shoes and 9 weeks?!

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Research

Robert Ullrey’s Couch to 5k Podcasts

MapMyRun

Credits
Produced by Jed.

Theme music …

Growing a Beard (S3, E4)

July 2nd, 2018

13:21

Growing a beard turns out to be a real commitment.

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Research

Guy plucks beard hairs one by one [YouTube]

Credits
Produced by Jed.

Theme music by

The Headliner – Comedian Ritch Shydner (S3, E3)

June 1st, 2018

20:31

An interview with Comedian Ritch Shydner. Featuring stories about his HBO Special, Sinbad, the history of standup, his work, and his life.

Special thanks to Jordan Brady and Ritch Shydner. Check out Ritch’s book

Standup Comedy Part 2 (S3, E2)

May 2nd, 2018

32:52

Navigating the stressful world of my first open mic. Our class confronts their first 5 minute standup comedy showcase at Second City.

Special thanks …

Standup Comedy (Season 3 Premiere)

April 7th, 2018

40:24

Trying standup again after two decades. In the Season 3 Premiere I try out observational comedy, one-liners and different personas.

So, what should …

Part 4 of 4 Second City Improv (Season 2 Finale)

October 5th, 2017

31:44

Part 4 of 4. Season 2 Finale. Love, loss, grief and improv at Second City Chicago. The story of an ensemble learning about improv, comedy and life.

Research

Second City Chicago

Alligator Candy by David Kushner

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Part 3 Second City Improv (Season 2, #11)

October 5th, 2017

22:39

Part 3 of 4. The group puts up their first live improv performance during Improv Level C at Second City Chicago. The story of an ensemble learning about improv, comedy and life.

Research

Second City Chicago

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Part 2 Second City Improv (Season 2, #10)

June 27th, 2017

29:34

Part 2. The group faces new challenges during Improv Level B Classes at Second City Chicago. The story of an ensemble learning about improv, comedy and life.

Research

Second City Chicago

The Neo-Futurists

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Second City Improv Part 1 (Season 2, #9)

December 1st, 2016

33:41

Part 1. Follow a cast of strangers as they try Beginning Improv Level A Classes...

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Second City Improv Series Trailer

November 9th, 2016

2:06

A sneak peek at a new series of episodes about Improv at Second City Chicago....

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Raw Sewage (Season 2, #8)

September 14th, 2016

18:16

My brother and I try to do some plumbing with disastrous results. Explore the unknown...

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Jazz Club (Season 2, #7)

May 26th, 2016

16:45

You’re invited to join us for some Jazz Music at the world-famous Green Mill Cocktail...

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Baking a Cake (Season 2, #6)

April 5th, 2016

13:22

Trying to bake a cake for the first time. A delicious attempt at creating a...

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Snowboarding (Season 2, #5)

March 17th, 2016

20:53

How many times can I fall in one day? Flashback episode about snowboarding featuring the...

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The Willis Tower Skydeck (Season 2, #4)

March 2nd, 2016

15:57

The scariest thing I’ve done for the show by far. Walking out on the glass...

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Taking a Caribbean Cruise Part 2 (Season 2, #3)

February 17th, 2016

24:17

The cruise trip series continues with unexpected guests. Part 2 of 2. With visits to...

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Taking a Caribbean Cruise Part 1 (Season 2, #2)

January 26th, 2016

15:43

Trying to have a simple, stress-free vacation with no planning. Part 1 of 2. Planning...

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Dancing at Daybreaker (Season 2, #1)

January 13th, 2016

15:34

Taking public transportation to a Dance Party at 7am. Explore the unknown and report back....

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Moving Out (Season 1 Finale)

October 29th, 2015

16:04

Apartment hunting with the Man Afraid of Everything. Explore the unknown and report back. Check...

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Selling on Craigslist (Season 1, #9)

October 13th, 2015

16:41

I tried to sell something on Craigslist. Explore the unknown and report back. Check out...

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Buying from Craigslist (Season 1, #8)

September 29th, 2015

12:34

Trying to find something to buy worth risking my life for on Craigslist. Explore the...

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Riding a Horse (Season 1, #7)

September 15th, 2015

12:50

A beginner takes the intermediate horseback ride. Explore the unknown and report back. Check out...

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Visiting a Korean Spa (Season 1, #6)

September 1st, 2015

14:27

I tried to relax at a 24 Hour Spa & Sauna but first I had...

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Going to a Sushi Bar (Season 1, #5)

August 17th, 2015

11:44

Let’s try sushi! Tuna, salmon, soft shell crab and hard apple cider? Explore the unknown...

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Attend a Business Conference (Season 1, #4)

August 1st, 2015

13:12

What it’s like to be introverted in the business world. Explore the unknown and report...

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Starting a Podcast (Season 1, #3)

July 17th, 2015

15:51

List of Rejected Show Titles Wrinkly and Afraid Too Afraid of Everything Mannoyed and Afraid...

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Going to a Barbershop (Season 1, #2)

June 25th, 2015

13:39

Man Afraid of Everything is a podcast series about what it’s like to do the...

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Taking a Taxi (Season 1, #1)

June 11th, 2015

11:49

Man Afraid of Everything is a podcast series about what it’s like to do the...

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