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This Might Help With Matt Braunger

EP 16 – Ira Madison III Gives You Help You Can Keep!

September 17, 2020

Playwright, tv writer, and pop culture critic extraordinaire Ira Madison III (“Keep it” podcast) joins me on “This Might Help” this week. I couldn’t be more excited to have him on, as I don’t know him but I’m a huge fan. I got talk to Ira for 45 minutes, get to know him, and also get his unique and hilarious insight on behalf of the Mightys. Ira will definitely get some lifelong fans off of this one, as he rocked it. WOW did we get some doozies this week!

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THE CALLS:

1) A man who’s never moved in with anyone is finally moving in with his lady. Help?

2) What is a young, amateur comedian to do in the age of no comedy?

3) A woman who has a bad relationship with her dying father is asking “Should she visit, despite his BS?” Listen here!

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EP 15 – Stand-alone Baby Episode

September 10, 2020

Matt is riding solo this week as he reflects a bit on his new venture into fatherhood, and of course, takes some calls!

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EP 14 – Tom Bissell is the Author of Your Help!

September 3, 2020

My cousin Tom is an author of books (The Disaster Artist, Extra Lives, God Lives in St. Petersburg) and video games (Gears of War). He’s also an awesome dude who has I met late in life and formed a fast friendship with. I’ll never forget visiting my parents in Portland, meeting him for the first time over dinner with them, then watching him force my parents to both play and understand video games at his place later that night. Classic! He’s been a good pal but has also helped me learn to be a better writer, not an easy thing to teach. Tom’s counsel is very valid. Speaking of which!

The Calls:

1) A male caller’s wife has written three books in a year (WTF?)(!!). How does she go about getting published?

2) A lady has an overbearing friend who is ALL UP IN HER S&*T. How to tell her to back off without being mean?, and

3) A fella wants to cut down on his drinking, or maybe give it up. Any good substitutes out there for the sauce?

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EP 13 – Baratunde Thurston Helps for a Full Hour!

August 27, 2020

Baratunde Thurston is a friend, a comedian, an activist, and a whole lot more. He’s had a Ted talk that blew the F up, wrote a book called “How to Be Black,” and has a new podcast called “We’re Having a Moment” that couldn’t be more timely. I’ve gotten to know him on the comedy scene over the last few years, and have even worked with him on a project. It was so fun catching up and listening to calls that the show went a full hour! Check out why.

THE CALLS:

1) A woman looking to internet date was told by a man that she masturbates too much???

2) Blair, a comedian of 5 years, has moved to a small town and is uninspired, bummed by the Covid age, and wonders how to get back on the horse

3) Mark wants to know how to get people to stop talking politics in social settings.

Check out our answers, and listen for our ideas on what to do in the new age of American Statues!

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EP 12 – What the F@*k is an Air Fryer? with Farley Elliott

August 20, 2020

Farley Elliott is a famous food writer, but not a critic! I’d never known the difference, but it’s true. He doesn’t review restaurants, he writes about them if they’re important to their region. In his case, and mine, this is Los Angeles. I first met Farley at at In-N-Out Burger, of course, back when he was covering comedy. Since then, he’s found his groove, and now he’s here to help the callers find theirs! THE CALLS: 1) Nikki moved out after 16 years with someone, has never been happier, but doesn’t know how to actually “break up.” Help? 2) Brendan in Savanah, Georgia asks, “What the fuck is an air fryer?” 3) Dan wants his annoying friend who bothers him to hang out all the time to wise up and realize he’s being annoying. What to do? Listen in for the answers (and some laughs)!

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EP 11 – Carmen Lynch is a Tall Drink of Help!

August 13, 2020

Carmen and I are old comedy pals, having been on several stages together as well as several festivals. Like me, she is tall, as her album “Vertically Obese” explains. We got into that (including what my soon-to-be daughter will face as a tall girl). Carmen talks “real” jobs, doing comedy in NYC, and being a comedian old enough to not care about the BS. Also, panty hose: The Worst. THE CALLS: 1) A nice lady has strong feelings for her best friend who is still married but separated. Should she tell him? 2) A man is furious, literally furious, about the existence of hiccups. What are they? 3) A guy’s neighbors will not greet him or his partner, or even smile, and they won’t. What the hell is wrong with them and what should he do? Listen to hear our commands!

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EP 10 – Sophie Buddle is Here to Help You… and Her Mom!

August 6, 2020

Sophie Buddle is one of my beautiful Canadian children (I call younger comedians I love my kids, and she’s Canadian). She recently won a Juno, which is the highest Canadian honor a person from Vancouver can get (this also isn’t true, but she won one, and it’s a massive deal). She was nice enough to come on and rap with me/give out advice, and she rocked it.CALLS: 1) Lauren is going to start a business. What should it be called? 2)A white woman named Tammy wants to know what the hell is wrong with white women??, and 3) Sophie’s Mom calls in for help! Listen and see what she wants, and what we told her.

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EP 10 – Sophie Buddle is Here to Help You… and Her Mom!

August 6, 2020

Sophie Buddle is one of my beautiful Canadian children (I call younger comedians I love my kids, and she’s Canadian). She recently won a Juno, which is the highest Canadian honor a person from Vancouver can get (this also isn’t true, but she won one, and it’s a massive deal). She was nice enough to come on and rap with me/give out advice, and she rocked it.CALLS: 1) Lauren is going to start a business. What should it be called? 2)A white woman named Tammy wants to know what the hell is wrong with white women??, and 3) Sophie’s Mom calls in for help! Listen and see what she wants, and what we told her.

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EP 9 – Aparna Nancherla, the Bad Girl of Comedy, is Here to Help!

July 30, 2020

I love Aparna, and I’m far from alone. Her hilarious stage presence, her incredible acting work, and her peerless writing (no one is better at Twitter) have earned her fans from all walks of life. She and I met doing comedy in the waiting area of Walter Reed Hospital ten-odd years ago, and we’ve been friends ever since. THE CALLS: 1) Chris is running out of cooking ideas, can you help??, 2) A woodpecker is living in the corner a guy’s house. How to get rid of it? (Side note: WTF??), and 3) A caller hasn’t been in a relationship for a long time and isn’t sure he wants one. Is that okay? Listen in to hear our genius answers!

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EP 8 – Dave Holmes is here to help you with your galumphing masculinity!

July 23, 2020

Dave Holmes is an old friend of mine, even though we’re both very young men. His partner Ben is an old friend too, and he’s done all of my theme songs (specials, all podcasts), but I digress. Dave and I can’t figure out when we met, because we’re just that tight. He has an interesting history, some of which you might know, but an even more interesting outlook and brain. I’m glad he could join me to help! CALLS: 1) Annie’s dad refuses to wash his hands in airports because they’ll “make his hands even dirtier.” Also, he’s using airports!! 2) A guy broke up with his lady, “and it hurts like a motherfucker,” 3) What’s good to cook on the grill? An eternal classic!

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