Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

The show where stand-up lovers, ex-lovers, siblings & friends do sets together about their relationship. The fun of a comedy show mixed with the intimacy of a private therapy sesh!

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April 20, 2021 99 min

This last year, we all fell in love with Shalita Grant thanks to her incredible performance in Search Party season 3. Or maybe you already were in love with her from NCIS: New Orleans or Santa Clarita DIet or if you're from the future, You season 3! Regardless, if you're not already, you WILL be in love with Shalita after today's episode! We talk about her unconventional path to Juilliard, her parental relationships, Na...

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Yes, folks, it's part three of our unofficial Sam Pancake-Drew Droege THRILLOGY finishing off with a wonderful solo ep with Drew. Of course you know Drew from Bob's Burgers and Search Party and more sitcoms than you can throw a remote control at, as well as his Off-Broadway shows, and now hear about his Southern upbringing, Church as therapy, white people and REAL TALK... PLUS, of course, we answer YOUR advice questions! If...

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April 6, 2021 85 min

Here at Couples Therapy Industries, there is only one maxim: we stan Sam Pancake! And after today's episode, so will you! You've seen Sam for years on your small screen on shows like Friends, Will & Grace, Arrested Development, Search Party, and most recently, A Million Little Things. And now you can hear him talk about his classic Southern upbringing and all the attendant traumas that came with that! Why'd I use an...

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March 30, 2021 75 min

Yowyowyow!! Long-time listeners will know that Naomi's favorite show in THE WORLD is Criminal Minds, so you have to also know then that today's episode is SPECIAL OUT THE WAZOO becuz we have the one, the only, Penelope Garcia herself Kirsten Vangsness on! And yes, Kirsten is absolutely the COOLEST! We talk all about online dating and how to date when you are on one of the most popular shows on TV, therapy and self-help, PLU...

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March 23, 2021 67 min

Alec Mapa (whose credits include a laundry list of delightful shows including Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty and Doom Patrol PLUS his showtime special Baby Daddy PLUS his great podcast Hot Mess!) joins us this week for a HIGH-OCTANE talk about SHAME, ADOPTION and SUPERMARKET REWARD POINTS?! BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE: we answer YOUR advice questions! If you'd like to ask advice questions, call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or ju...

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March 16, 2021 72 min

Robby Hoffman. Stand-up. Writer (Workin' Moms, Chris Gethard Show). Daytime Emmy winner. Host of Robby Hoffman Consulting Group. And now guest on Quar Couples Therapy. It's quite a resume! Robby's one of our favorites, and on today's show, taped the week after the capital insurrection, they Zoomed with us from Georgia to talk about breaking Kashrut and breakin' hearts!  Plus we answer plenty of YOUR advice quest...

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March 9, 2021 67 min

Thirsty. Gushing. Fawning. Yes, folks, we are not quite composed on this episode because we are talking to the incredible, the astonishing Alex Newell of Glee and Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, and if I wasn't almost 90-years-old, I'd use slang like "We stan Alex hard"! Hear about their teenage dating years, drama at the state fair plus we answer plenty of YOUR advice questions! If you'd like to ask advice q...

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March 2, 2021 64 min

Are you ready for some CROSSOVER CRAZINESS?? Andrew (Mixed-ish) and Tawny (Star Trek: Lower Decks), friends of the show, friends of ours IRL, and hosts of Yo, Is This Racist? are in the Zoom room where it happens today! Last week's episode of YITR (when we were the guests) ended with a MIND-BENDING CLIFFHANGER when Andrew said he'd reveal a secret on today's Couples Therapy, and indeed he does do that! Plus we answer pl...

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February 23, 2021 78 min

We've been fans of Mary Lynn Rajskub for decades, and baby, what a show we've got for you! But wait, you know Mary Lynn, right? From Mr. Show or 24 or It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia or her new special Live from the Pandemic? Of course! Well, now get to know her from Couples Therapy! We get into everything from divorce to child-rearing to dating in the comedy world PLUS we answer YOUR questions! If you'd like to a...

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February 16, 2021 84 min

We've known Rhea AND been fans of their stand-up for a while now, so it was so SO nice to have them on the show this week. Of course, you know Rhea from Take My Wife, Good Trouble, Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, their podcast Three Swings and their new album "Pull Yourself Up By Your Bootleg"! And on today's episode, we talk all about Diva Cup divas & rustbelt sk8erbois, takin' T and takin' names, fin...

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February 9, 2021 74 min

Hoo boy, friends, this week we have Lance Reddick, yes, LANCE REDDICK from The Wire, Fringe, Bosch AND two new Amazon Prime films, Sylvie's Love and One Night in Miami! And what a joy it is to Zoom with him! We talk about acting with idiots (i.e. comedians) on Corporate, wooing his second wife and being on the hustle in grad school while at the same time caring for your family. Plus we answer YOUR questions! If you'd like t...

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February 2, 2021 92 min

Well, pals, you are in for 90 minutes of fun and friendship, as this week we are joined by actor Tom Lenk. We fell in love with Tom from his days on Buffy (one of the first TV shows we bonded over), and you've seen him in everything from Broadway to Transparent or maybe heard his new podcast about Bridgerton with Felicia Day! But if not, you will fall in love with him today! We talk about Korean TV, professional jealousy, Holly...

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January 26, 2021 73 min

It's our first father/daughter team on the podcast, and we couldn't have asked for a more enchanting paternal pair! You may have seen Jessie on Mythic Quest with Naomi or on Veep or Love or Better Call Saul, and her father John was a castmember of Mr. Show and has been in everything from Arrested Development to Drunk History to Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Hear about their unique parental rapport, the terrible French school Je...

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January 19, 2021 70 min

Well, well, well, could we have asked for two lovelier guests this week? Unlikely! Of course you know Nico from Superstore and Crazy Rich Asians and Zeke from Survivor and Disclosure, but now learn how they met! And how they got into therapy! And how many problems they encountered buying a house together! (it's a real doozy) And more! Put this baby in your ears and let waves of enjoyment wash over your brain! If you'd like ...

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January 12, 2021 89 min

There are numerous reasons we love Michelle Biloon - she's funny, kind AND ALSO *she's the reason we have Mabel*!!! Michelle's a fantastic stand-up who you've heard on 2 Dope Queens and Comedy Bang Bang AND she's got two great albums "You Can Be an Asshole" and her new one "Permanent Hat"! I think this is the last one we recorded before the election, so savor our anxiety as we talk about pet/land...

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January 5, 2021 89 min

We are big fans of Tig and Steph, so this was just a goshdarn treat to sit down with them for an hour! Of course you know Tig from her stand-up or maybe even One Mississippi or Star Trek: Discovery, and Steph from her improv group Wild Horses or The L Word: Generation Q, but now hear how they fell in love, what they discovered about each other after having kids, and also how they react to our neuroses! (Oh yeah, this was taped befo...

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December 29, 2020 70 min

Recorded before the election (can you HEAR the wHeariness in us all?!), we're joined this week by the ONE, the ONLY John Early comin' to us right outta Nashville! You know John from his stand-up, his Netflix special, Wet Hot American Summer, At Home With Amy Sedaris, Search Party and TONS of other things, but now you'll know him INTIMATELY. Hear details about John's relaysh, his niece's yogurt melts, and of cour...

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December 22, 2020 64 min

Even though I (Andy here writing this) am a relentless workaholic (I'm working on it in therapy!), we thought we'd take this holiday week off. But we didn't want to leave you without an hour of fun to mow the lawn to, so we're dropping the latest Patreon episode into the feed. Enjoy and have as happy a holiday as possible! If you'd like to ask advice questions, call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or just DM us on I...

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December 15, 2020 76 min

Get ready to be LIFTED, folks! Cuz today on the show we're stalking to GALACTIC-LEVEL POWER COUPLE Glennon Doyle and Abby Wambach! (Glennon, if'n ya don't know is a New York Times bestselling author and the founder of Together Live, and Abby is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a FIFA Women's World Cup champion! Yow!). And heck, it was just a true joy talking to them for an hour. Hear their origin story as well a...

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December 8, 2020 78 min

Getting to hear about D'Arcy Carden and Brandon Scott Jones' friendship on today's episode was just a goshdarn delight! Of course you know them both from The Good Place, but you might also know D'Arcy from Barry or Broad City and Brandon from Can You Ever Forgive Me? or Isn't It Romantic. And now get to know their real life almost decade-and-a-half friendship that includes a love of both improv and One Direction...

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