The Urban Erma
By Leighann Lord
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The Urban Erma is the blog and storytelling podcast by stand-up comedian and author Leighann Lord. She shares stories that don't fit neatly on the stand-up stage; and usually revolve around her ongoing struggles as a workaholic, control freak, perfectionist who gets hopelessly mired in the minutia of life. The name of the blog is a respectful nod to famed humor columnist, Erma Bombeck. Please Like the Urban Erma on Facebook and follow on @TheUrbanErma. Read the blog at TheUrbanErma.com. Learn more about Leighann at VeryFunnyLady.com. Follow her @LeighannLord.
||ExplicitIt’s Always the Year of the A*****e||It takes a village to tolerate an a*****e.||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAt the Cleaners: How the Everyday Can Just Flat Out Get Away From You||How the Everyday Can Just Flat Out Get Away From You||7/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen You Want to Hug A Stranger in Dunkin Donuts||In Dunkin Donuts there was a Young Woman sitting at the table next to me. She was talking on her cell phone and upset because ...||6/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBitch, Am I Boring You?||After our second session I fired my therapist. Two meetings are what it took for me to see we weren’t going to work out. And ...||4/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Death in the Family||I found out about the death of a cousin on Facebook because that’s how we learn of these things now. READ THE BLOG --- Leighann Lord is a ...||3/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnd How Are You Today? A Tale of Reverse Customer Service||First of all I had no business being in Macy’s, especially the 34th Street Mothership. But I was in the neighborhood, I needed a bra, and ...||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanToday Is My Mom’s Birthday and She’s Not Happy About It||Today is my Mom’s birthday and she’s not happy about it. How can she be? She (and she is not alone in this) has succumbed ...||3/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDon’t Hate on the Skinny Girl at the Gym||Okay, we’re a few days in and you’re still up for making a good-faith effort on your New Year’s resolutions. If one of them is ...||1/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIndignation vs Communication||I was excited about a new bit of material I’d written because I’d only thought of it that morning; fleshed it out that day, and ...||12/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA View From the Bridge||The first straight play (non-musical) I did in college was Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. That was the semester I was supposed to ...||11/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeriatric Stranger Danger||New Yorkers are not rude people. It’s just that we can get through the day without a lot of extraneous chitchat. We can communicate with ...||9/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy First Dragon Con||My Seven Favorite Moments from The ConI was invited to perform at my very first Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia. For science fiction/fantasy fans this ...||9/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMission Accomplished: Welcome to Fog-a-licious San Francisco||I’m geeked to be working in San Francisco this summer. They say its California’s version of New York, so I feel right at home in ...||6/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBite My Shiny Metal Ass||Thanks to Netflix I’ve now watched all 10 seasons of Futurama, the science fiction animated cartoon series created by Matt Groening (Simpsons). It began in 1999 ...||5/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanName That Dog||When a friend group texted that she was getting a pair of dogs – golden doodles, adorable – for her daughters, we immediately began suggesting ...||5/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHey Baby Girl||“Baby Girl.” That’s what James Evans, the father on Good Times, called his daughter, Thelma. Years later it’s also how Bernie Mac referred to his youngest niece ...||4/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHellraiser||Someone said, “Leighann, what’s your favorite romantic movie?” Believe it or not I’ve never been asked that before so I had to think about it for a ...||4/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Middle of the Night Phone Call||One of my biggest fears is that I’ll get a Phone Call From Home in the Middle of the Night when I’m too far away ...||2/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Day in the Life of a Standup Comic: Just Writing||One day when I was waiting for the subway, a young woman with an expensive camera introduced herself as a Columbia University graduate student in ...||1/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Year Without A Dog||We lost our dog, Rolie, last January 2nd. Everyone says it’s hard to lose a pet because their love is unconditional. That’s a nice sentiment ...||1/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
You really need to listen to this podcast! I adore Leighann Lord's humor.
Leighann's style of comedy is smart, sharp and personal. Can't wait for more podcast posts!
One funny and smart lady!
Leighann Lord cracks me up! She is thoughtful, funny, and tell-it-like-it-is real. Her podcast makes me laugh as it makes me think, but mostly it makes me laugh.