When ‘The Mental Illness Happy Hour’ Revealed Glynn Washington’s Fascinating, Too-Strange-for-Fiction Backstory
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. In times of trouble and turmoil, I have found comfort and solace in the soothing, eternally reassuring voices on NPR. I don’t know how to drive, so I do not listen to NPR while driving ... [Read More]
Rob Delaney’s Appearance on ‘The Mental Illness Happy Hour’ Was Quietly Riveting and Revealing
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Rob Delaney’s name will forever be associated with Twitter. Delaney has emerged as one of the true masters of the form. For the early part of his career in particular, the public processed D... [Read More]
Rob Delaney’s Appearance on ‘The Mental Illness Happy Hour’ Was Quietly Riveting and Revealing
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Rob Delaney’s name will forever be associated with Twitter. Delaney has emerged as one of the true masters of the form. For the early part of his career in particular, the public processed D... [Read More]
Maria Bamford Was the Perfect Guest for ‘The Mental Illness Happy Hour’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. It would be difficult to imagine a more perfect guest for The Mental Illness Happy Hour than Maria Bamford. In fact, it would only be a slight exaggeration to argue that Paul Gilmartin’s ess... [Read More]
When Paul F. Tompkins Powerfully Opened Up on ‘The Mental Illness Happy Hour’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. If podcasting were acting, Paul F. Tompkins would be a Philip Seymour Hoffman-like master whose every performance is award-worthy, or at least worthy of awards consideration (they both even appear... [Read More]
Interview: Paul Gilmartin on The Mental Illness Happy Hour and getting vulnerable 
Comedians give audiences thousands of trails into madness and neuroses. Publicly mapping a way out might be self-defeating for someone with a long-running stand-up career, and Paul Gilmartin’s way isn’t Marc Maron’s firestorm of old wounds and eventual atonement. When he began his podcast, The Menta... [Read More]