The Grawlix Saves The World

The Grawlix Saves The World

Bettering the world by bettering ourselves! Comedians Adam Cayton-Holland, Ben Roy, and Andrew Orvedahl (stars of the television series "Those Who Can't") assign themselves self-improvement challenges, like taking a break from social media, trying online dating, practicing random acts of kindness, and more. Each hour-long episode includes standup comedy clips from The Grawlix, the group’s acclaimed live monthly show in Denver, Colorado. A proud part of Sklarbro Country on the Starburns Audio Network.

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October 26, 2021 47 min
Behold! It's another episode of our pod within the pod, Boi Crazy! Baseball season has come to an end and the World Series is underway—far away—which has us feeling wistful for those hunktastic homerun heroes of the Colorado Rockies in the 1990s, the Blake Street Bombers. In this very important and extremely necessary episode of Boi Crazy, we earnestly objectify baseball legends Larry Walker, Andrés Galarraga, Vinny Castillo, D...
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Live podcast episode! We eat exotic mountain meats cooked by Producer Ron and Ben's son Milo! Yes, even Ben, who's a vegetarian! Earlier this month, we were invited to perform at the opening weekend at TACAW (The Arts Campus at Willits), an amazing new venue north of Aspen in Basalt, Colorado. The mountain peaks were dusted with snow, and the aspen leaves were popping off, and we Grawlix three were just feeling, like, reall...
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October 5, 2021 69 min
If there's one thing that The Grawlix Saves the World is about, it's friends helping friends overcome. We always strive to provide a helping hand to one another, so that we may better surmount difficult, emotional hurdles. However, this episode features none of that. Andrew and Adam find out Ben is afraid of rollercoasters, so they just make him ride one, like sadistic, unlicensed therapists. Featuring standup comedy clips ...
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If you could write a letter to your adolescent self—a missive from the future to a younger, impressionable you—what would you say? And would you read that letter in front of an audience, and then let it be judged by your comedian friends Rory Scovel and Daniel Van Kirk, hosts of the amazing Pen Pals podcast?! The Grawlix boys would. And the result is a live show for the ages.  Featuring standup comedy from Ester Steinberg and David...
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September 7, 2021 69 min
Sam Tallent is one of the foremost riffers in these United States. And certain parts of Canada. It was only natural, then, that he saunter into Riff City and issue a challenge to them Grawlix Boys—riff an entire set, record it, and bring it in for review. Will Riff City crown a new mayor? Listen and see!  Featuring standup comedy clips from Sam T live at the Grawlix and from his new comedy special, "Waiting for Death to Claim U...
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August 24, 2021 63 min
Summoning their inner Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor's (cocaine), Adam, Andrew and Ben vow to tackle home-repair projects they've been putting off—without calling any real men for help.  Featuring standup comedy clips from Gabby Gutierrez-Reed and Mat Alano-Martin! LINKS: See The Grawlix live with Chris Fairbanks, Shane Torres, Janae Burris, Mike Mulloy, Kate McLachlan, and a special surprise guest at the historic Bug T...
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August 10, 2021 70 min
Eating healthy is hard. Eating healthy on a road trip—or as a traveling comedian—is damn near impossible. The boys discuss their dietary strategies while touring and their top breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices for the approval/judgement of famed fast-food lobbyist Troy Walker (Denver native and writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!).  Also featuring standup comedy clips from Troy! Huzzah! LINKS: Listen to the Late-Night Lightning Roun...
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August 3, 2021 8 min
That's right! It's another episode of our pod within the pod, Boi Crazy! They say sex sells, and we can't think of any group of salesmen sexier than those colorful hunks on fronts of cereal boxes. In this episode, we give rapid-fire appraisals for EIGHTEEN different cereal mascots—and then we each pick the three that we'd most like to, ahem, pour into our bowl.  Click here to listen to the full episode—and watch the...
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July 27, 2021 71 min
As July turns to August and summer begins to slip away, Ben, Andrew and Adam soak up every last drop by shuffling through their respective iPods and sharing their favorite summer jams with international playlist influencer Eliza Skinner.  Featuring brand-new standup comedy clips from Justine Marino and Jacob Rupp! LINKS: Listen to our summer jams playlist on Spotify! Get tickets to see The Grawlix live at the historic Bug Theatr...
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After a week of trying (and failing} to use less plastic, we realized that we needed to stop bullshitting and talk to an expert. In this special bonus episode, we interview Will Hancock, a sales director for Plexus Recycling Technologies and a consultant to the recycling industry. Will takes us on the journey of a water bottle after it's tossed in a recycling bin and gives us the dirt on compostable plastics, companies that are...
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July 13, 2021 61 min
Just in time for Plastic Free July, The Grawlix attempt to cut plastic out of their lives for a week straight, only to find themselves helplessly torn between their desire to do the right thing and their love of seafood and takeout coffees. Featuring standup clips from Phoebe Bottoms and Mike Wiebe! LINKS: Get tickets to see The Grawlix live at the historic Bug Theatre Check out Ben's new album, "Take the Sandwich" A...
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June 29, 2021 70 min
High off the results of their positive push in the previous episode, Andrew, Adam and Ben become low-rent superheroes and scour the city for random acts of kindness they might provide.  Featuring standup clips from Brandie Posey and Christian Duguay! LINKS: Check out Ben's new album, "Take the Sandwich" Help Danny Ramos recover from a hit & run car accident The Grawlix on Twitter and Instagram Visit our Patreo...
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June 15, 2021 71 min
After Ben and Adam reveal they've got a case of the crankies, Andrew calls for an emergency positive push. Channeling the spirit of the late great Brody Stevens, the boys all commit to positive thinking for a week—by recording voice memos of all their negative thoughts. Oh, and then they have to play them for each other on the podcast. Will sharing private logs of their tantrums and bouts of self loathing help the boys set sail...
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In a move that's clearly just a ploy to boost ratings, Ben and Andrew decide to throw a surprise Zoom baby shower for Adam. And by "baby shower" we mean sprinkle. And by "sprinkle" we mean diaper sculpture contest. Special guest Shayna Ferm joins to offer wisdom and judgement, Producer Ron gets dragged into the sculpting competition, and Adam joins in the second half to display the freakish and fantastical creat...
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May 18, 2021 64 min
Ben, Adam, and Andrew reunite in person for the first time in months—to test their grip strength and their trust in one another—by going indoor rock climbing. Will the the bonds of the boys' friendship become stronger when they're literally tied to opposite ends of the same rope? Will one of them fall to their tragic-but-hilarious death while a crowd of strangers watches? Listen and find out! Featuring standup comedy clips ...
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May 4, 2021 60 min
Adam once considered himself fluent in Spanish. Ben and Andrew, not at all. But that doesn't mean all three of our intrepid Grawlix heroes can't use a week-long refresher course on the second most commonly spoken language in the US. Join them on un viaje hispanohablante!  Featuring a thirteen-year-old standup clip from the well-traveled travieso Adam Cayton-Holland and a much more recent clip from Denver darling Christie Bu...
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April 20, 2021 72 min
Setting out to answer that age-old question, "does weed make you more creative?" Andrew, Adam and Ben celebrate that oh-so-Colorado holiday of 4/20 by saxing a few daggers and then taking creativity tests administered by Producer Ron. The results are very, very stupid.  Featuring standup clips from Steve Vanderploeg and Eeland Stribling! LINKS: The Grawlix on Twitter and Instagram Visit our Patreon page Learn more abou...
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April 14, 2021 6 min
That's right! It's another brand-spanking new episode of Boi Crazy, and inarguably our most batshit episode to date!  This time, we rank the hunkiness of US presidential assassins—and yes, we included an attempted assassin as well. Duh. Enjoy this free mini episode and then join our Patreon, where you can listen to the full episode—or watch the uncut video of this episode recording, complete with photos of the 'hunks,&#...
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April 6, 2021 60 min
Ben, Andrew, and Adam are joined by their buddy Ian Karmel to see if their bowel movements can be improved by the use of a simple yet sophisticated, molded piece of highly functional plastic—the Squatty Potty. Grawlix Note: We're not being paid by Squatty Potty for this endorsement. Yet.  Also featuring standup clips from Ian—hot damn, that's a lot of Karmel!  LINKS: Ian on Twitter and Instagram Ian's podcast, All Fa...
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March 23, 2021 64 min
We've all got moments we're not proud of. Times we were dicks. Times we were completely wrong in our thinking. Times when we were...too drunk. And sometimes it helps to talk about those moments, and apologize for them. Because, undoubtedly, if more people apologized when they were in the wrong, the world would be a much, much better place. Allow us to get the ball rolling. Featuring standup clips from Dave Ross and Ryan de ...
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