In between each of our regular installments, we present a series of short mini-stories masquerading as commercials. Eventually, they will all be on the podcast. Here are all of them, alphabetically after the first.
SO LONG, STARGAZER
Technically, not a commercial, though the band did play during a commercial break in our first anniversary show. The track below contains that break song, as well as pre-show entertainment and their rendition of our opening, "Welcome to Our Show." Check out the band's album and website at solongstargazer.com
Astronaut Jake is a real-life astronaut, not one o' them Hollywood-types.
Astronaut Jake - Ryan Yohe
#1 Telescope (Live Show 5/12/18)
#2 Ice-cream (Live Show at Comfest 6/22/18)
Cowboy Joe is a real-life cowboy, not one o' them Hollywood-types. But his run-ins with the law are a bit more real than he'd like.
Cowboy Joe ~ Keith Jackson
The Saga of Cowboy Joe (Collects Bulleted Episodes Below | Podcast 5/22/16)
- #1 Brand (Live Show 7/9/15) (Special OGP's West Grandview Fringe Festival Edition 8/13/16 | Podcast 4/4/17)
- #2 Boots (Live Show 8/8/15)
- #3 Police Scanner (Live Show 9/12/15)
- #4 Public Defender (Live Show 10/10/15)
- #5 Handcuffs (Live Show 11/14/15)
- #6 Electric Chair (Live Show 12/12/15)
#7 Ghost Trap (Live Show 7/16/16 | Podcast 2/28/17)
#8 Fidget Spinner "Lost Episode" (Live Show at Columbus Podcast Meetup 5/23/17 | Podcast 2/13/18)
Celestine spreads the good word of The Bibli!
Celestine ~ Samantha Stark
#1 Date Night (Live Show 2/11/17 | Podcast 10/10/17)
#2 Theatre Roulette (Live Show 5/13/17)
Georgie Schlott just got her own talk show! Hear the abrasive woman sit down with a number of people who are beneath her.
Georgie Schlott ~ Nathan Haley
#1 The Wholesome Honey (Live Show 3/12/16 | Podcast 1/31/17)
#2 John the Botanist (Comfest 2016 Special 6/25/16 | Podcast 5/30/17)
#3 Jackie with the U.S. Treasury (Live Show 8/20/16 | Podcast 6/27/17)
#4 Stew Beef (Live Show 1/14/17 | Podcast 8/22/17)
#5 Gamer Girl Allison (Live Show 3/11/17 | Podcast 11/14/17)
#6 Podcasters Ricky and Bobby (Live Show Columbus Podcast Festival 4/27/17 | Podcast 12/24/17 with full performance)
#7 Author Jerome Wetzel (Live Show 6/10/17 | Podcast 3/6/18)
#8 The Thrupple (Live Show 7/15/17 | Podcast 4/10/18)
#9 Board Game Creators Rob and Drake (Live Show West Grandview Fringe Fest 2017 8/5/17 | Podcast 5/8/18)
#10 Granny Gonzo (Live Show 8/12/17 | Podcast 5/29/18)
#11 Space Janitor Nigel (Live Show 1/13/18)
#12 Grezit the Green (Live Show 4/14/18)
Houston and Marlene have tragically died! What hijinx will they get into? Find out in this new series on the IABD Kids Network!
Houston - Dallas Ray
Marlene - Marianne Dean-Jackson
The Devil - Shane Stefanchik
Announcer - Chris Allen
#1 New Series Promo (Live Show 6/10/17 | Podcast 3/13/18)
#2 Halloween Special (Live Show 10/14/17)
Granny is a character from an episode of Pornstar Detectives, who popped up to sell her delicious twink twin-packs. She returned later to promote other baked goods.
Granny Gonzo ~ Katelyn Hamilton
#1 Twin Twinks (Bundled with Pornstar Detectives "And the Case of the Missing Youth" installment.) (Live Show 9/12/15 | Podcast 2/28/16)
#2 The Star (Live Show 11/19/16 | Podcast 12/1/16)
*Granny Gonzo also appeared in Georgie's Jabs #10.
Dave and Cheryl are bringing you a mid-show update.
Dave ~ Dan Condo
Cheryl ~ Kristin Green
#1 Valentine's Day 2017 (Live Show 2/11/17)
#2 Not Quite Halftime (Live Show 4/8/17)
#3 Cheryl's Back (Live Show 9/9/17)
#4 Seven Days Sober (Live Show 2/10/18)
Holly moved across the country to follow her boyfriend, who flunked out of college, home. Now she is determined to make a vintage hats and hosieries shop profitable in an economically-depressed town.
Holly Harper ~ Katie Boissoneault
#1 Holly Harper Moves to Fairfield (Live Show 1/9/16 | Podcast 7/26/16)
#2 Holly Harper Places an Ad (Live Show 2/13/16 | Podcast 8/9/16)
#3 Holly Harper and the Generous Donors (Live Show 5/14/16 | Podcast 11/8/16)
#4 Holly Harper's Boyfriend Gets a Job! (Live Show 9/3/16 | Podcast 3/28/17)
#5 Holly Harper Hires Help (Live Show 10/8/16 | Podcast 5/16/17)
#6 Holly Harper Ends the Sale (Live Show 1/14/17 | Podcast 8/29/17)
#7 Blake's Dispensary (Live Show 4/8/17 | Podcast 12/5/17)
#8 Holly Harper Has a Roommate (8/12/17 | Podcast 6/12/18)
#9 Holly Harper Goes Online (Live Show 2/10/18)
#10 Holly Harper Gets Busted (Live Show 5/12/18)
#11 Holly Harper Wears Orange (Live Show 6/9/18)
Chai and Kamomile try to sell their "Sister Talk" series to public radio.
Chai ~ Amanda Iman
Kamomile ~ Addie Peelle
#1 Rubbing Chicken (Live Show 3/11/17 | Podcast 10/31/17)
#2 Bump or Sticker (Live Show 5/13/17 | Podcast 1/9/18)
#3 Event Planner (Live Show 7/15/17 | Podcast 4/19/18)
#4 The Other Sister (Live Show 6/9/18)
A real-life pirate, not one o' them Hollywood pirates, sells products for the IABDRH company. Arr!
Pirate Jack ~ Seamus Talty
#1 Spyglass (Live Show 4/8/17 | Podcast 12/19/17) (Special Columbus Arts Fest Live Show 6/8/18)
#2 Sails (Live Show 6/10/17 | Podcast 3/20/18)
#3 First Mate (Live Show 8/12/17 | Podcast 6/5/18)
#4 Hook Hand (Live Show 3/10/18)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF VOICE ACTORS
Written by Samantha Stark
#1 The Callihans (Live Show 4/14/18
#2 The Coopers (Live Show 5/12/18)
#3 The La Fontaines (Live Show 6/9/18)
Robbie is a Russian-American girl who can offer you great deals out of the back of a truck.
Robbie ~ Addie Peelle
Cousin Viktor ~ Ryan Yohe
#1 Robbie Sells Home Wares (Live Show 4/9/16 | Podcast 10/4/16)
#2 Robbie Sells Comic Book Stuff (Free Comic Book Day @ Packrat 2016 Special 5/7/16 | Podcast 10/25/16)
#3 Robbie Sells Theatre Roulette Tickets (Live Show 5/14/16 | Podcast 5/9/17)
#4 Robbie Sells Comfest T-Shirts (Comfest 2016 Special 6/25/16 | Podcast 12/22/16)
#5 Robbie Sells Craft Beer (West Grandview Fringe Festival 2016 Special 8/13/16 | Podcast 1/24/17)
#6 Robbie Sells Flashlights (Live Show 2/11/17 | Podcast 9/26/17)
Has she got a deal for you!
Tina - Kristin Green
#1 Tina's Tires (Live Show West Grandview Fringe Festival 8/5/17 | Podcast 5/15/18) (Special Columbus Arts Fest Live Show 6/8/18)
#2 Tina's Attires (Live Show 10/14/17)
#3 Tina Is Tired (Live Show 3/10/18)
#4 Tina's Satire (Live Show at Comfest 6/22/18)
TRENT TUSHNER: STAR
Meet the man behind the character.
Trent Tushner ~ Ryan Yohe
#1 Star (Live Show 9/9/17)
#2 Trent Tushner & Felicia Hart (Live Show 1/13/18)
#3 Trent Tushner & Michael J. Cox (Live Show 4/14/18)
Splunk (Live Show 3/11/17 | Podcast 11/7/17) Written by Nick Arganbright
Nick & Nathan "Confusion" (Live Show 9/9/17)
Mother & Child "Soap of the South" (Live Show 10/14/17) Written by Elizabeth Ellis
Magic Hat (Live Show Columbus Podcast Meetup 12/5/17)
Mrs. Claus "War on Christmas" (Live Show 12/9/17)
Fake Trump Doppleganger (Live Show 1/13/18)
A.S.S. Recruiting Ad (Live Show 2/10/18)
Sketchy Pitches (Live Show 3/10/18)
Time Travel Booking Agency (Live Show at the Columbus Podcast Festival 5/12/18)
IABD Dating App (Live Show at the Columbus Podcast Festival 5/12/18)
Lt. Carson's Seat Belt PSA (Live Show at Comfest 6/22/18)