The Education of Tim Chang
By Josh Simpson
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Tim Chang learns about the world with the help of his comedian friends. Hosted by Josh Simpson.
||The Education of Josh Simpson on Naruto||Tim educates Josh for the series finale!||2/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Waiting for Guffman with Zack Pearlman||Zack Pearlman (Key & Peele, Mulaney) stops by to introduce Tim Chang to Christopher Guest's Waiting for Guffman.||1/22/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Bette Midler with Jennie Pierson||Jennie Pierson (Hello Ladies, Funny or Die) introduces Tim Chang to the Divine Miss M, Bette Midler. Going into this, Josh knew two things: 1. Jennie's love for Bette Midler knows no bounds. 2. There was no way Tim Chang had ever heard of Bette Midler...||1/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Boogie Nights with Scott Rodgers||Comedian/Musician/Actor/one of Josh's best buds Scott Rodgers stops by to introduce Tim Chang to P.T. Anderson's Boogie Nights. Tim Chang learns about the 1970s, pornography and of course, The Boogie.||12/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Charles Bukowski with Joe Hartzler||Tim Chang, Josh Simpson and comedian Joe Hartzler (Key and Peele, Funny or Die) sit down with a bottle of whiskey to honor the late, great, controversial poet and writer, Charles Bukowski. Have you ever wondered how Bukowski compares to The...||11/18/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Stephen King's Carrie w/ Kevin Pedersen||Josh and writer Kevin Pedersen (UCB, Wordgirl) introduce Tim to Stephen King and the 1976 horror classic Carrie. What's the scariest story Tim's ever heard? Did his prom go any better than Carrie's? What does a female orgasm sound like? Tune in...||10/16/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Wayne's World with John Milhiser||John Milhiser, one of SNL's new featured players, stops by to introduce Tim Chang to arguably the best SNL movie of all time, Wayne's World. What has Mike Myers done besides stand awkwardly next to Kanye during telethons? Who is Dana Carvey? What...||10/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ghost with Nicole Byer||Josh Simpson and comedian Nicole Byer (MTV's Girl Code, UCB) introduce Tim Chang to the classic 1990 romantic comedy Ghost starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. What does Tim think of the classic pottery scene? What is the most...||9/18/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Slaughterhouse-Five with Nick Wiger||Comedian and writer Nick Wiger (Funny or Die, Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV) joins Josh and Tim for a good ol' discussion on Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five. This is the first in a series of Tim Chang's book reports. Will Tim Chang learn to love...||9/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Band (The Last Waltz) with Mel Cowan||Josh Simpson and comedian Mel Cowan (UCB's Sentimental Lady, Funny or Die) introduce Tim Chang to The Band, specifically their concert film The Last Waltz. How does The Band compare to Evanescence and The All American Rejects? What's Tim's favorite...||8/21/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitJohn Waters with Julie Brister and Deb Tarica||Tim Chang watches John Waters' cult classics Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble with guests Julie Brister (The Onion, UCB) and Deb Tarica (Hello Giggles, UCB). Will Tim Chang enjoy his stroll through Dreamland? What will he think of Divine and the Egg...||7/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Punk Rock with Jacob Pitts||Jacob Pitts of Justified and Eurotrip fame stops by to introduce Tim Chang to the world of punk rock. What band does Tim think of when he hears the term "punk rock"? What lengths will Tim go to disrespect Joey Ramone? What was the first CD...||7/10/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Beer with Brandon Sornberger||Josh Simpson and comedian/bartender Brandon Sornberger attempt to teach Tim Chang the differences between different beers and whiskeys. Tim hates hard alcohol and only drinks Blue Moon (for the orange) and PBR (to get the job done). Will his palate...||6/26/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Notorious B.I.G. with DC Pierson||Tim Chang is a huge fan of hip hop, but somehow he'd only heard The Notorious B.I.G.'s music one time in a Buffalo Wild Wings. Josh and this week's guest DC Pierson set out to change all that. DC Pierson is a comedian, actor, rapper and author of the...||6/10/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Woody Allen with Mark David Christenson||Tim Chang is introduced to the work of Woody Allen with the help of comedian and actor, Mark David Christenson (UCB, The One Photo Review Podcast). Can Tim Chang relate to Annie Hall? What was stand up like in the 1960s? Why does Tim Chang think Woody...||3/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Chris Farley with Brian Stack||Tim went into this episode knowing absolutely nothing about the late, great Chris Farley and came out with a great appreciation for him thanks to CONAN writer Brian Stack. Brian and Chris performed together in college and remained friends as they...||2/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The US Citizenship Test with Alex Fernie||Fresh off President Obama's 2nd Inauguration, Tim Chang sits down to learn about the American Government with Funny or Die writer Alex Fernie and Josh Simpson. What does Tim Chang know about the American Government? How much of that did he learn from...||2/1/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||"Dr. Strangelove" with Joel Church-Cooper||Josh introduces Tim Chang to Dr Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb with Up All Night writer Joel Church-Cooper. Will Tim Chang appreciate Stanley Kubrick's comedic masterpiece? Can he learn anything from Peter Sellers?...||1/13/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Explicit"Seinfeld" with Casey Feigh||Tim Chang sits down to watch Seinfeld with Josh Simpson and special guest Casey Feigh. Can Tim Chang get over Jerry's 90s haricut? What's the longest he's gone without "mastering his domain"? What is Michael Richards famous for? Listen to this...||12/11/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Beatles with Wayland McQueen (Part 2)||Tim Chang is forced to listen to "Revolver", "Sgt. Pepper's" and selections from "The White Album", "Abbey Road" and "Let it Be" with host Josh Simpson and unofficial Beatles expert, Wayland McQueen. Find out what Tim Chang thinks of "Yellow...||8/1/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Beatles with Wayland McQueen (Part 1)||Tim Chang learns all about the Beatles with the help of Josh Simpson and special guest Wayland McQueen. Who is the 4th Beatle? What does Tim Chang know about Bob Dylan? What is the "deep past?" Learn all this and more in this, the first episode of The...||7/23/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
Really funny and interesting
Man - Tim Chang has a lot to learn about this big world. I'm looking forward to other topics. It's also really interesting to hear some of the fun back story. I learned a lot about the Beatles in this one too. This is one funny podcast.
Very funny stuff.
It's a pretty cool thing to witness someone hearing the Beatles for the first time, as usually this happens well before they are able to form complete sentences. This podcast is really funny, smart, and also pretty informative. Well done, Josh-- this endeavor was long, long overdue. I can't wait for the next installment!
Tim Chang is a weird bird.