Pen Pals with Daniel & Rory
By Starburns Audio, Daniel Van Kirk, Rory Scoval
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Every week, your pen pals Rory Scovel and Daniel Van Kirk respond to the letters you send them on topics ranging from free will to freeway etiquette, from mental health to manatees. Seek advice. Tell a story. Vent. Send a letter. It's your podcast, we just talk about it.
||ExplicitRE: The Weekend of Tuxas & A Graduation Speech||Dear Pallers,In Letter 1, a listener fulfills one of our wildest dreams by inviting us to hypothetically be in a Mardi Gras parade and attend a black tie event put on by a local billionaire. Will we do it? The odds are #8020.For Letter 2, a listener is honored to have been chosen to make a speech at her former high school's graduation, and wants some tips.Sincerely,Your Pen Pals Daniel & Rory||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Cannibal Questions & The Hydration Challenge||Dear Pallers,This week we discuss the August Birthday Curse and read some reviews before diving headfirst into Letter 1, in which a mom tells the tale of her child's cannibal-related queries. In Letter 2, a simple "Hydration Challenge" threatens to tear a family apart when no one can decide what counts as water. #growtheshowSincerely, Your Pen Pals Daniel & Rory||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: A Karaoke Proposal & Talking Politics with Dad||Dear Pallers,Happy New Year!This week, we open with a letter asking for advice about a potential karaoke wedding proposal.Letter 2 asks for advice about wading into political conversation with a father who holds relatively unknown political views.Sincerely,Your Pen Pals Daniel & Rory||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Ruining Christmas & Dissecting Humor||Dear Pallers,Happy Holidays!In Letter 1, a listener wants to know if she is being too dramatic about her sister not visiting for the holidays. Plus, we read her sister's response letter!Letter 2, from Al the Pal, seeks to investigate and understand the very nature of humor itself.Sincerely, Your Pen Pals Daniel & Rory||12/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Ghost Crisis & Psychedelic Drugs||Daniel & Rory discuss a ghost crisis & psychedelic drugs.||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Calling Dibs & Rushing Ten Yards||Daniel & Rory talk calling dibs & rushing ten yards.||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Going F2F with Mom & High School Expectations||Daniel & Rory talk going F2F with Mom & High School Expectations||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Balding & Committal||Daniel & Rory talk balding and committal.||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Long Distance Love & Addiction||Daniel & Rory take on long distance relationships and dealing with addiction in those close to you.||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: The Groom's Perspective & Conspiracy Theories||This week, Daniel & Rory return to the case of the Co-Best Man and talk conspiracies.||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Millennials & Falling For A Friend||Daniel and Rory talk millennials & falling for a friend.||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Ruining A Wedding & Having A Trash-Mouth||This week Rory & Daniel tackle ruining a wedding & having a trash-mouth.||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Fears & Adult Friending||Daniel & Rory talk about fears and how to make friends as an adult.||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Communication & Ghosts||Dear Pallers,This week Daniel and Rory talk about how to communicate with the people most important to you -- and answer a very important pie question.Then, since it is almost Halloween after all: a discussion of ghosts! #OpenInviteMKFDSincerely,Your Pen Pals Daniel & Rory||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Dating Dad's Drummer & Is She Cheating?||Daniel and Rory discuss some tricky relationship situations.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Sleep Paralysis & Universal Basic Income||Daniel & Rory talk sleep paralysis & universal basic income.||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Concerts, Being Stuck, & Worrying - with Reggie Watts||Dear Pen Pals, Big news! For the first time ever, this week we are joined in the studio by our Pen Pal, musican/comedian/actor Reggie Watts! Rory, Daniel (Vaniel Kaniel), and Reggie respond to letters about their favorite concert stories, being stuck (creatively and otherwise), and dealing with an existential crisis. It's a blast! Sincerely, Your Pen Pals, Rory, Daniel, and Reggie||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Cults & Agoraphobia||Dear Pallers, This week Daniel and Rory field a letter asking how they would form their own personal cults. Then they respond to a Paller who feels stuck in a rut and is struggling with agoraphobia. Sincerely, Your Pen Pals||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Acting Your Age & Family Traditions||This week, Daniel and Rory respond to letters on the topics of acting your age and family traditions!||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Time Travel & Friendship||Rory and Daniel catch up on their Twitter polls before jumping into Letter 1, which seeks an answer to the question of time travel. Letter 2 addresses the age-old query: can two people who are attracted to each other just be friends?||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Favorites & Comments||In response to Letter 1, Daniel and Rory answer a question about their favorite things, while laughing all the way to the Cracker Barrel store. In Letter 2, a pen pal doesn't know how to -- or whether he even should -- tell his girlfriend that he thinks she's wearing too much makeup.||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Eating & Finding a Partner||In Letter 1, Daniel and Rory address questions about what order to eat a meal in, and whether college is supposed to be the best years of your life. Letter 2 is from a pen pal who wants some advice on finding a romantic partner. Also, Daniel and Rory debate the definition of "stationery."||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Cohabitating & Wedding Planning||This week, Daniel and Rory help a Paller prepare to move in with a significant other, and offer wedding advice to a future groom. #SlideTheSlogan #JaredLeftDan||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Staying Informed & Toxic Relationships||It's tough out there, but Daniel & Rory are here to talk you through it. This week brings a letter from a friend who says that keeping up with the news is hurting him. Then we have another letter from someone who's in a rough spot with someone they're close to and their significant other.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Golf & Best-Ratio Foods||This week Rory shares some expert golf advice in response to Letter 1. Here's a hint: start with your putting. Then in Letter 2, Daniel and Rory have a lively discussion about which foods are highest on the work-to-reward ratio. Is it sunflower seeds? Chicken wings? Bolognese sauce? Listen to find out.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Dog Poop & Karmic Crustaceans||Letter 1 brings us a housetraining dilemma, and Rory drops some breaking news about his family dog. In Letter 2, Daniel and Rory wade into a philosophical query that involves karma and how it relates to eating lobster.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: Chasing Your Dreams & Choosing Your Cookies||Daniel and Rory start off Episode 2 with a letter from Jennifer, a former Californian and current owner of an indeterminate quantity of ducks, who is seeking guidance in the pursuit of her comedy dreams as she nears her 50th birthday. Letter 2 brings a more lighthearted query about deciding which cookie to choose from the "sampler platter."||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRE: An Unsolved Bank Robbery & Free Will||For Episode 1 of Pen Pals, Daniel and Rory delve into the mysterious unsolved case of the Hole in the Ground Gang. Who were they? How did they do it? Did they break even? Then in Letter 2, they attempt to solve the age-old conundrum of free will, all ...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeaser 3 - RE: A Nipple Conundrum||In the third and final Teaser, Daniel and Rory field a Twitter DM from a guy named Joe who has had a question on his mind for months... about nipples.||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeaser 2 - RE: Taking Time to Work on Yourself||Daniel and Rory respond to a letter from a writer named Junior who's facing a difficult choice: hold the status quo with a great job and girlfriend while struggling daily with his mental health, or go to a 30-day in-patient treatment center? Note - If ...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeaser 1 - RE: Self Love||In the first teaser episode of the podcast, Daniel and Rory tackle the topic of self love through the lens of The Cheesecake Factory.||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The best Pen Pals since Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves
This has become my favorite podcast to listen to while running my weekly gassers. It is always a #RRGT . Even before licensed professionals Roaring Shovel ( #burningmanname ) and Daniel Vaniel Kaniel share their unique insights into the lives of their fans, Patrick Keenan of The Winter Sounds welcomes me home with the greatest theme song in all of podcast history. It is my great honor and pleasure to help these fine gentlemen #growtheshow on my way to going #F2F.
Long time listener first time writer. Love the show. Came for the letters, stayed for the goofs. Thank you Daniel Vaniel and Rory Mory.
Get Face 2 Face with with Rany and Doriel!
Do you like podcasts about burgeoning cult leaders openmindedly hashing out the minutiae of their belief systems? Sure, we all do! If you’re ready to go #F2F with a couple of truly fascinighting guys, just pop this baby into the ol’ podcastophone and get ready for #RRGTs! You can even write in - it’s your show, Penpal. If you do, though, don’t be a Preston, you’ve gotta open up and be honest with us, we’re all pals here, just looking to #growtheshow. Guys, I’ll be honest - we all know that #JaredLeftDaniel and he needs us to be there for him right now. So subscribe and enjoy.
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