The Cousin Nancy Show

The Cousin Nancy Show

Humorous stories, jokes and entertaining interviews with Cousin Nancy's hilarious Texas Hill Country friends, guests and complete strangers that she has yet to meet. Hosted by Cousin Nancy (Parker-Simons) and recorded @ Big Foot Ranch, in Medina, Texas.


March 26, 2023 60 mins

In this entertaining podcast Cousin Nancy interviews her dear friends Lyle & Roxanne,  who are retired gave diggers. It is a very serious subject for this couple, so Cousin Nancy tried to keep it light with some of their upbeat stories only.

During this podcast Lyle & his beautiful wife traded funny jokes with Cousin Nancy and they also talked about their mutual love of dogs and all animals, Roxanne's & Ly...

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This short,  five-minute episode "Last Sunday In Church" Cousin Nancy  gives a Cousin Boomer update, tells a pretty funny joke and she talks about the three, new, metal signs that she recently purchased from Amazon.

Cousin Nancy has posted pictures of her three new funny signs and if you want to check it out please go to her website: and follow the link to her blog to check out the hilarious s...

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I have had a blast doing this podcast: Full of Gas that was filmed entirely at Ben Silva's gas station in Staples, Texas! This super entertaining film was written and directed by my new, dear friend Dave Crowe.

It was produced by Dean Reading and Tony's and my good friend, Gerry Olert, was the director of photography. And I do want to thank Gerry for showing me Full of Gas and for recommending that I do a podcas...

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In this fun episode Cousin Nancy has a wonderful time interviewing Paul Garrison and his beautiful wife, Alejandra , who work as a team training mules and their people.

Tony has known his good friend, Paul, since they were kids going to school, in Medina. Paul & Alejandra are professional mule/people trainers and they are known worldwide for their outstanding skills and knowledge of training mules and teaching "mu...

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August 30, 2022 44 mins

In this fun and interesting podcast Cousin Nancy interviews her dear friends Jay Pennington and Gerry Olert of Olert & Pennington Productions about their latest award-winning feature film Heart Cycles.

Jay and Gerry are known for making films on shoestring budgets that are high quality films that win many awards. In fact, last year Cousin Nancy actually played a small part acting like a crazy, old woman who spends mos...

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Cousin Nancy has a blast interviewing her and Tony's dear friend Fourth Coates. And you can see why they love Fourth so much by listening to this entertaining interview with Fourth telling one funny story after another,  and with Cousin Nancy often cutting in to tell a few jokes.

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I had such a great time doing my 18th podcast with Tony's and my dear friend, singer/songwriter Phill Brush. Tony and I have known Phill for over 20 years and he is one super talented man.

In this fun to listen to podcast Phill and I talked about many subjects including his valuable work volunteering, at Kinky Friedman's and his sister Marcie Friedman's Echo Hill Gold Star CampAnd I gave a Cousin Boomer update and ...

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In this 17th episode Cousin Nancy has a super fun visit with her and Tony's dear friend—Boone Holding.

Boone Holding is out of Bandera TX area and he loves singing classics and Texas country music. His easy listening sound and kind soul will make you instantly fall in love with his music.

Cousin Nancy did a super-fun podcast with their dear friend, Boone Holding. Recorded live at, The Last Resort (aka the ...

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In this fun episode Cousin Nancy has a blast interviewing her and Tony's dear friend Jean Weber and the laughter is non-stop as Jeans entertains CN, Joan and Tony with hilarious stories about friends and family and her beloved cat Tiger.

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April 10, 2022 9 mins

In this fun podcast Cousin Nancy gives a Cousin Boomer Update and then she tells her story about a shiny, red, 1962 Corvette Convertible.

If you would like to read a transcript of this episode please go to cousin and follow the link to Cousin Nancy's blog.

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Cousin Nancy has one heck of a good time interviewing her and Tony's dear, artists friends—Liz & Jim Cravotta—who are also famous, because of their historic, Texas wedding that took place in Bowie, Texas known as "The Great Hippie Wedding of 1975, in Montague County."

Liz and Jim entertain Cousin Nancy and keep her laughing out loud with their hilarious stories which include: how they met, their first da...

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February 23, 2022 12 mins

IT'S A BIRD, IT'S A PLANE! or The Pentagon!

This fun episode is about Cousin Nancy's dear friend Henry B. Gonzalez, from Austin, Texas who passed away a few years ago. He was an extremely talented artist and one of the funniest people that she ever knew. And she shares of her favorite "Henry" stories.

This episode also includes a Cousin Boomer update.  And a hilarious story about her doing &qu...

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January 12, 2022 12 mins

In Episode:12: Guess Who Is Coming To Dinner, Cousin Nancy tells her humorous story about the time when Kinky Friedman called her, at the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch, to ask her to please cook dinner for him and the famous Christopher Hitchens, one of the best known journalist in America. And also for Hitchens' four-member camera crew, and for his and our dear friends Sandy & John Wolfmueller.

It was the fall of 2004, and wa...

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In Episode: 11 The Frequent Flyer, Cousin Nancy  has a blast interviewing her dear friend Simone de Vries. Simone is a famous international award-winning documentary film-maker and is also an International Emmy Award nominee.

Simone's documentaries have allowed her to meet many celebrities. Some of these famous people that she has met or spent time with or interviewed include: Kinky Friedman, President Bill Clinton, L...

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December 11, 2021 10 mins

In Episode 10: The French Connection Cousin Nancy talks about her newest favorite author: Louise Penny and being instantly hooked on reading her bestselling series of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels.

Then she tells her hilarious story about her experience taking French in high school, along with a couple of Cousin Boomer updates.

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Cousin Nancy's guests are her dear friends Nancy Harvey and Gerry Olert. Nancy is the official First Lady of  Bandera, Texas and Gerry is officially the Best Videographer In Texas.

In this fun, 40 minute, 9th episode, Nancy Harvey tells some fascinating stories, talks about her awesome Bandera store "Spirits Of Texas," her famous family, and her singing Chihuahua that will only sing when listening to Kinky Friedman si...

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August 25, 2021 7 mins

In Episode 8 Cousin Nancy gives a Cousin Boomer update. Then she tells her humorous story about the time when she, her husband Tony and their dear friend Kinky Friedman went out to Las Vegas together.

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Cousin Nancy has a fun time interviewing her & Tony's dear friend Danny White aka "Cowboy Capital Troubadour: Singer Songwriter for Hire."

Danny tells the stories and sings the ballads of those who made the west....The West!

During this fun interview Danny and Cousin Nancy cut-up and do a lot of laughing and Danny also entertains by singing 3 songs and telling stories.

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This podcast is dedicated to Cousin Nancy's dear friend, Gaby Wernette, in Germany.

In this podcast Cousin Nancy tells a humorous story about Cousin Boomer's test and a story about her mistaken identity, along with a few jokes.

If you would like to see a picture of her with her mistaken identity please go to and click on Blog at the top or the bottom of the page.

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June 16, 2021 13 mins

Episode 5:  1st Day of High School! Cousin Nancy tells a Cousin Boomer pandemic story about birds, a few bird jokes and her 1st day of high school.

Go to and click on the link to Cousin Nancy's blog to see pictures of Miss Howell and CN's freshman, high school picture, because that is the empire dress that she was wearing.

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