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! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Episodes

December 7, 2022 34 min

After 13 years together, comedy-acting duo Naomi Ekperigan and Andy Beckerman are well into building a life together. And like most couples, they’ve dealt with some bumps along the way.


In this episode, Naomi and Andy share their tips and tricks for navigating financial “baselines”, job insecurity and so much more for new and long-term couples alike.


This podcast was produced by Self Financial, Inc. and Acast Creative. The informatio...

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Ooh baby! Alyssa Limperis is on the show today, and while we start out with some amiable chatting, the discussion quickly gets deep as we talk about all of our relationships with our parents. And that's what this show is! Amiable chat segueing into stuff we talk about in therapy! Of course you know Alyssa from her amazing online videos, from Flatbush Misdemeanors or from her Peacock special No Bad Days about her dad's passi...

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November 29, 2022 91 min

Our old pal Jon Gabrus joins us this week (and if you love Gabrus as much as we do, why not check out an earlier live episode he was on?!) - of course you know him from his podcasts High and Mighty and Action Boyz, from being on Guy Code and from his new show 101 Places to Party Before You Die (now on HBO Max)! Well, no matter where you know Gabrus from, we've got 90 minutes of fun in store for you as we talk about getting marr...

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November 22, 2022 88 min

You heard him on the Sketchfest ep from five years ago! You know him from Big Bang Theory, Speechless, Feel Good and MANY other shows (including an episode of Girlfriends!)! Yes, folks, it's John Ross Bowie stopping by the ol' Couples Therapy Zoom while on a whistlestop tour promoting his FANTASTIC new memoir No Job for a Man! We talk about growing up in a pre-gentrified Hell's Kitchen, the life and lives of young John,...

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November 15, 2022 70 min

Well, well, well, we have two young lovers on today's episode! That's right Larry Fields and Kirby Howell-Baptiste! You know Larry from Winning Time and I Love That For You and Kirby from The Good Place, Cruella, Sandman and Killing Eve, BUT not only are they in love, they've also written two books together - Little Black Boy: Oh, the Things You Will Do! and Little Black Girl: Oh, the Things You Can Do! And this Saturda...

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As newly minted Los Angelinos, we took a road trip that put our rookie driving skills to the test. Or at least…Naomi’s. Join us – and sweet Mabel – on a journey to the past as we recount our bumpy road to Solvang, California.


Our story originally appeared in Roundabout, a new Acast Creative podcast presented by State Farm about the sometimes hectic, sometimes hilarious – always heartwarming – moments from the road that brings folks ...

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November 8, 2022 96 min

Yes, yes, today, we have the UNPARALLELED Jen Tullock on the show for 90 minutes of fun, laughs and tears! Surely you know Jen from the incredible Emmy-nominated show Severance and coming up, you can see her in Spirited, the Apple TV+ reimagining of A Chrismas Carol. Either way, you're gonna KNOW her after today's fantastic episode! We talk about her evangelical upbringing, her first crush, being a "childless lesbia...

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November 1, 2022 83 min

Emotionally buoyant king Danny Pudi is BACK and baby, BETTER THAN EVER! With Mythic Quest returning for a new season next Friday and Naomi now part of the main cast, we thought we'd have Danny on to both promote the show AND to catch up with a pal! We talk about all the things he's learned over the pandemic, happiness, having to be an ambassador when you are doing press for a TV show, parenting and his relaysh with his own ...

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October 25, 2022 83 min

What's this? Naomi and Andy don't have an actor or comedian on today... they have a... musician?!? That's right, folks! The BRILLIANT Lauren Mayberry of the band Chvrches is on the show today, and it's a REAL barnburner! We met Lauren at a party a while ago and had such a fun time that we had to have her on the pod, and today we're talking band dynamics, having a "googleable lovelife", how Lauren was the...

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October 18, 2022 91 min

We met London at a party and between the fun we had briefly chatting and her Netflix special To Catch a Dick, we were like, "We gotta have her on the show!" And what a blast it was! We talk about Brighton, bullies, dating in the UK, self-worth, tantric sex and about a million other things cuz no matter what we talk about, it's a ton of fun! PLUS, obvi, we answer YOUR advice questions! If you'd like to ask your own a...

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October 11, 2022 81 min

Today we have the FAMOUSLY PODCAST RESISTANT stand-up and actor Brendan Scannell! While it takes a moment for Brendan to warm up to our OVERPOWERING CHARISMA, once he does, we're off to the races! Maybe you remember Brendan's appearance on the CT live show from years ago with Joel Kim Booster? Maybe you know him from Heathers or his Emmy-nominated role on Netflix' Bonding? Or from his stand-up? Well, today, you can hear...

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October 4, 2022 72 min

Jinkx Monsoon and BenDeLaCreme on Couples Therapy?! Yes, folks, rejoice! Jinkx, the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season 7, and DeLa of RuPaul's Drag Race season 6 and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season 3 and OF COURSE The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Special joins us today to discuss how drag is nothing at all like indie rock, how they met and how their romantic relayshes have ...

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September 27, 2022 94 min

We casually knew Sudi in New York, but here in Los Angeles we've gotten to know her better and boy were we missing out back in the Big Apple! Sudi's great - maybe you know her as a writer for SNL, Shrill or I Love That For You or even the Emmy Awards or Golden Globes? Or maybe you've seen her performing comedy? Well, no matter what, today you're gonna get to *know* Sudi! We talk about growing up in Delaware with her...

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September 20, 2022 80 min

Our old friend Bowen joins us today for a tremendously fun and heartwarming chat about his most recent relaysh... yes, that Bowen! From the previous Couples Therapy episodes he was on with his friend Matt Rogers! Oh, you meant "Bowen from Las Culturistas" or "Bowen from SNL" or "Bowen from Fire Island"! Anyway, honestly, episodes like this are the reason we podcast: to have scheduled catch-up conversations w...

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September 13, 2022 87 min

Do you remember how fun Shantira was when she was on the live show with Dewayne Perkins many years ago? We did, and when we ran into her at a party recently, it reminded us YET AGAIN what a fun person she is, and NOW you get 80 minutes of awesomeness with her! If you'd like some credits, Shantira is an Emmy nominated writer currently working on Netflix’s Big Mouth and its spinoff Human Resources. She's written for The Amber...

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September 6, 2022 79 min

We met Tien at a stand-up show years ago, but maybe you know her as one of the stars of How I Met Your Father? Or from Hysteria? Or Candyman? Even if you don't, you're gonna walk out of this episode a fan cuz we had OODLES of fun with TIen. Yeah, that's right, OODLES! We talk about how she met her girlfriend, their (until recently) long-distance relaysh, and of course, beans and water parks (???)! PLUS, obvi, we answer ...

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August 30, 2022 93 min

It's our old pal Matt Rogers here for a HEALING 90 minutes of fun, love and therapy, the three things we PROMISE WITH A VENGEANCE! Of course you know Matt from Las Culturistas (check out our appearances on that show, why not???), I Love That For You, Fire Island and, like, 100 other things! But now you can get to know a different side of Matt as we talk about both his romantic and therapeutic journey, the lack of gay relaysh ro...

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August 23, 2022 69 min

We are fans of Steph's stand-up (and also she was a voice on a Canadian cartoon we like called Gary and His Demons), and also fans of her as a human being! Maybe you've seen her stand-up on Netflix's Bill Burr Presents: Friends Who Kill or on Epix' Unprotected Sets or from her podcast Steph Infection? Well, no matter what, this episode is a great introduction to Steph - she talks about her lover's unusual kinks,...

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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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August 9, 2022 77 min

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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