Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

Open your hearts and loosen your butts! On Couples Therapy, real life couple and real life comedians Naomi Ekperigin and Andy Beckerman gab with their favorite actors and comics about their romantic pasts, presents and futures and answer YOUR relaysh Qs with all the wisdom two unlicensed entertainers can possibly contain! Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

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August 16, 2022 82 min

Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds are the hosts of our favorite podcast The Dollop, and it's a true delight to talk to them on today's ep. As always, we try to stay away from political talk so that our listeners get a little respite from The Onslaught of the Modern World, but we do ask Dave and Gareth how they deal with the rage of living through the stupidest epoch, if yelling at shitty people on Twitter helps, how to even ...

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Today we have quite a talk with writer and director Charles Rogers, who you might know as the co-creator of the fantastic HBO Max show Search Party, as well as the co-writer/co-director of the SXSW Grand Jury Award-winning film Fort Tilden or maybe even as a writer on the Wet Hot American Summer TV show! But today we talk all about his relaysh history, why he hates Hinge, his complicated feelings about his dad, empathy and politics...

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August 2, 2022 72 min

Our old friend Ashly Burch joins us today for a peek into her relaysh history and especially the period that she calls her "slug era"! And yes, you know Ashly from a Couples Therapy episode from years past, but you also know her as a tremendous voice artist on video games like Horizon Zero Dawn and The Last of Us, cartoons like Attack on Titan, as an Emmy Award-winning writer for Adventure Time or as an actor and writer on ...

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July 26, 2022 80 min

We've known Zainab for a minute, but on today's episode, we REALLY get to know her! Of course you've seen her do stand-up on Seth Meyers or All Def Comedy or Last Comic Standing or seen her host the Netflix show 100 Humans or seen her in Amazon's Upload, where she's a series regular. But now you'll get to know so much more about Zainab, from her days as a math teacher to having matcha with a Muslim matchmake...

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July 19, 2022 78 min

This was our first time meeting Jackie, but hoo-boy, did we get INTO it! Maybe you know Jackie from America's Got Talent or The Tonight Show. Maybe you know her from That Damn Michael Che or The Arsenio Hall Show. Or maybe you've seen her BRAND NEW special Menoplause! Either way, you've never heard her like this! We talk all about her fiance and Jackie really breaks down whether she even wants to get married again. Ther...

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July 12, 2022 82 min

The wonderful Paul F. Tompkins joins us today for a hilarious and heartwarming discussion of how therapy has changed all of our relationships. Of course you know Paul from Mr. Show, his numerous stand-up specials, the Threedom podcast and dozens upon dozens of other things, but now get to know about how he deals with his depression and anger, the early days of dating his wife and his feelings on Pennsylvania's emotional effects...

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July 5, 2022 67 min

What better way to celebrate the birthday of our wonderful country America (?!?!) than with Australian expat Leonardo Nam?!? Surely you know Leo from The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Westworld or the brand new Hulu show Maggie??? Well, if not, now you can get to know Leo intimately! Hear about the ins and outs of dating in Oz, the hellish heights of La Jolla, how getting ripped for The S...

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June 28, 2022 71 min

John is another old pal from UCB and one of the best darn storytellers around! Maybe you've heard his podcast Two Old Queens or read his BRAND NEW book Baked, about his years as the original High Maintenance guy for the New York comedy scene? Well, well, well, either way, on this episode, we talk to John about his Craig's List hookup days, how he met his husband and of course NEW YAWK VS. EL-AY, BABY! PLUS, obvi, we answer ...

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June 21, 2022 79 min
Early on in Quar, our old pals D'Arcy Carden and Brandon Scott Jones joined us to talk about their friendship, but now enjoy a full dose of D'Arcy solo! Surely you know her from The Good Place or Broad City or Barry or the forthcoming A League of Their Own or a dozen other things? But if not, today you will get to know D'Arcy to her core! We find out how she met her husband, the sex positivity of the Bay Area that she g...
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June 14, 2022 86 min
What a joy it is to talk to a bosom pal on today's episode! We've known Marcelle for years and years now, but maybe YOU know her as one of the founders of Bust Magazine? Or from her BRAND NEW YA novel Getting Over Max Cooper (available NOW!)? Regardless, now you'll get to know her from her wonderful stories about growing up in NYC, teen hangouts at CBGBs and Studio 54, her hook-ups and first loves, and of course, what i...
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June 7, 2022 77 min
Brought together by a Couples Therapy listener/friend of Bob the Drag Queen, could there be a sweeter episode? Yes, folks, Bob the Drag Queen! You might know him as the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race season eight or as one of the hosts of the HBO show We're Here or, as Bowen and Matt might say, simply from cultch itself! Today we talk about going from hook-ups straight into a long-term polyamorous relaysh, and honestly way to...
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May 31, 2022 71 min
We've long admired Jack Plotnick's characters - whether on Reno 911 or his Instagram shows, or on shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Drawn Together, The Mentalist, Z Nation and Grace and Frankie - so it was a delight to have him on today's show, and hoo-boy we had NO idea that not only is he a funny dude, but also super into self-help and therapy. We talk about growing up in Ohio, doing musicals in New York, dating in...
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May 24, 2022 81 min
We got a treat for you today, the one, the only Colton Haynes joins us for 80 minutes of sober fun! You might know Colton from Teen Wolf, Arrow, American Horror Story: Cult or maybe even from his memoir Miss Memory Lane! Now you can hear about his dating life, both in sobriety and before, his start in the homophobic halls of mid-aughts Hollywood, and of course, about his murderous half-bengal cat Timothée Chalameow and SO MUCH MORE...
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May 17, 2022 66 min
True hall-of-famer and one of the nicest and most vibrant guests we've had on the show, yes, folks, today, we're talking to Danielle Pinnock! You've seen her in everything from This Is Us to Get Shorty (the great TV version with Chris O'Dowd) to Young Sheldon, and of course, as one of the stars of the hit CBS show Ghosts! We talk a lot about Philly clubs, church candy, dating in the UK and how that led to her meetin...
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May 10, 2022 80 min
You might know Amy from an earlier live episode of this very show, from her many appearances on Doug Loves Movies, from her stand-up (Her first album Solid Gold is on Kill Rock Stars, her new album California King is on Blonde Medicine, and her latest comedy special Ham Mouth is out now on Comedy Central's YouTube page!) or maybe even Last Comic Standing? Now you'll get to know about her Melrose Place lifestyle, her friends...
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May 3, 2022 77 min
Josh Sharp and Aaron Jackson, being some of our favorite folks, may be the guests that have appeared on the show the most, appearing on the live show numerous, numerous times... but we've never sat down with them for a chat. UNTIL NOW!!! Surely you know the lads from their videos online, from Jordan Klepper's Comedy Central show or from their FORTHCOMING A24 film Fucking Identical Twins starring Megan Thee Stallion, Nathan ...
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It's episode 200! And to celebrate, we've invited our favorite friends of the show/friends IRL to drop by and answer one advice question each! We've got Aparna Nancherla of The Great North and Corporate; Jo Firestone, head writer for Ziwe and the woman behind the brilliant Peacock special Good Timing; Isaac Oliver, writer for GLOW and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; Punam Patel of Special and I Love That for You; and of cour...
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April 19, 2022 78 min
We are lucky to call Sabrina Jalees a friend, and if you don't know her from her stand-up, Human Resources, Carol's Second Act or as a writer for Search Party or Harley Quinn, ooh baby, you are in for a treat! Sabrina takes us through the whole fertility journey her and her wife have been - it's a WILD ride! - and we talk about giving your lover notes, marriage and so much more! PLUS, of course, we answer YOUR advice qu...
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April 12, 2022 78 min
We met Georgia at a holiday party, and Andy and her and friend of the show Brent Sullivan had a conversation for a LONG TIME that was such fun that Andy was like, "We gotta talk to her on the pod!" You OF COURSE know Georgia from her own podcast My Favorite Murder or from the podcast network she founded Exactly Right, but now you can hear about her first boyfriend who she met at rehab, how she met her tall husband and a ton...
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April 5, 2022 66 min
What We Do in the Shadows is one of our couples' shows, so what a joy it was to talk to one of the stars, Harvey Guillén, on today's episode! You might also know Harvey from The Magicians, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, Reacher, Human Resources or a dozen of other shows and movies, but now get to know Harvey himself! Hear about his humble beginnings, how he formed friendships even though his family kept moving around, h...
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