Man Afraid of Everything
By Man Afraid
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Since 1981, I’ve been afraid of everything. Starting now, I’m trying everything. Like taking a taxi, joining a gym or going to a sushi bar. Maybe you’re afraid of them too? Let’s get afraid together. http://getafraid.com Theme music by EfeflowBeats.
||CleanGrowing a Beard (S3, E4)||What if it looks ridiculous?||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Headliner – Comedian Ritch Shydner (S3, E3)||Talking HBO Specials and Sinbad||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStandup Comedy Part 2 (S3, E2)||The Featured Act||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStandup Comedy (Season 3 Premiere)||Trying standup again after two decades.||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart 4 of 4 Second City Improv (Season 2 Finale)||Improv = Love||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart 3 Second City Improv (Season 2, #11)||The group puts up their first live improv show.||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart 2 Second City Improv (Season 2, #10)||The ensemble grows closer and tries on emotions.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecond City Improv Part 1 (Season 2, #9)||A cast of strangers try Improv Class at Second City Chicago.||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecond City Improv Series Trailer||A sneak peek at a new series of episodes about Improv at Second City Chicago.||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaw Sewage (Season 2, #8)||An incompetent man tries home repairs.||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJazz Club (Season 2, #7)||Featuring a Jury Duty Interlude||5/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBaking a Cake (Season 2, #6)||Trying to bake a cake for the first time.||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSnowboarding (Season 2, #5)||How many times can I fall in one day?||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Willis Tower Skydeck (Season 2, #4)||Taking my fears to new heights.||3/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaking a Caribbean Cruise Part 2 (Season 2, #3)||The cruise trip continues with a few surprise guests.||2/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTaking a Caribbean Cruise Part 1 (Season 2, #2)||Trying to have a simple, stress-free vacation with no planning.||1/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDancing at Daybreaker (Season 2, #1)||Season 2 Premiere||1/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoving Out (Season 1 Finale)||Apartment hunting with the Man Afraid of Everything.||10/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelling on Craigslist (Season 1, #9)||Should I put a bowl of fruit on it?||10/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuying from Craigslist (Season 1, #8)||What should I buy?||9/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRiding a Horse (Season 1, #7)||How do I drive it?||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVisiting a Korean Spa (Season 1, #6)||Am I even capable of relaxing?||8/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing to a Sushi Bar (Season 1, #5)||Is it like a real bar?||8/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAttend a Business Conference (Season 1, #4)||Should I Drink the Water?||8/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting a Podcast (Season 1, #3)||Will Everyone Think I'm Weird?||7/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing to a Barbershop (Season 1, #2)||How Do They Make Hot Towels?||6/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaking a Taxi (Season 1, #1)||Does a Baby Need a Car Seat?||6/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
I'm afraid to say I like this one...
This show is hilarious. It's short and sweet, but with Jed's narration you'll feel like you've been taken along his excruciatingly painful adventures from start to finish. Expect to gasp, to laugh, and to hang on to his every word just to know how it all ends. Excellent writing, editing, and production. I wouldn't be surprised if this show becomes a household name.
You'll like this if you enjoy self obsession
This podcast is like This American life minus the story. Minus giving you someone to care about. The narrator in this story enjoys spending time staring at his navel a lot and explaining how somehow his fear and experience is so much greater and something that people should learn from. One thing you can hear in the story is desperation. He's begging you to find him interesting and smart. Unfortunately he's neither. This is just one more podcast where a podcast we believes he's got something special. Like when everyone had a blog or a you tube video. Listen to this if you want to hear about someone's personal self obsession and waste 13 minutes of your life.
This show is thoughtfully produced and brought a smile to my face! Jed is a very talented storyteller, and his fears and anxieties are told in such a way that it's easy to connect with him and relate, if you've ever been faced with a new situation (which everyone has).
This is one of the few personal journal podcasts I've found that doesn't sound self-indulgent. In fact, Jed has a modesty about him that's automatically appealing and a wonderful addition to my regular podcast line-up. Keep up the great work!
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