Anthony King's episodes

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Don't Get Me Started Liz Rodriguez – Studio Ghibli

March 21, 2017

We talk to artist Liz Rodriguez about her lifelong obsession with Studio Ghibli – the Japanese animation/production house behind My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Howl’s Moving Castle and Spirited Away. Beautiful illustration! Female protagonists! A lack of formulaic storytelling! …

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Don't Get Me Started Todd Fasen – Coachella

March 16, 2017

Comedian Todd Fasen talks to us about the music festival institution Coachella! Why is it good? How has it changed? What are the best ways to enjoy it? What’s the deal with the camping? Plus Will discusses Vertigo comics editor …

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Don't Get Me Started Jesse Fox – SNL as Sport

March 7, 2017

Vulture.com writer Jesse Fox talks to us about watching SNL as a sport. Good episode, bad episode, good season, bad season — you keep watching at least partly because you want to see how the “team” does. We love this …

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Don't Get Me Started Luke Kelly-Clyne – Zoloft

February 21, 2017

A very cool and interesting personal episode. We talk to comedian Luke Kelly-Clyne about Zoloft and how this anti-depressant ended up being the thing that helped him handle his clinical depression. We talk a lot about the stigmas of anti-depressants, …

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Don't Get Me Started Billy Merritt – Birds

February 14, 2017

Comedian Billy Merritt returns to discuss BIRDS. “I’m ready to talk about birds now,” he emailed us, and even though we didn’t know what he meant by “ready” and “now” we scheduled a podcast immediately. We get into bird watching, …

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Don't Get Me Started Connor Ratliff – Peanuts

January 24, 2017

We talk to returning guest/comedian/madman Connor Ratliff about the comic strip PEANUTS. We get into how it changed over its 50 year run, how amazingly devoted creator Charles Schulz was to it, why Connor likes drawing so much, the TV …

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Don't Get Me Started Lauren McGuire – RuPaul’s Drag Race

January 18, 2017

Comedian/writer Lauren McGuire discusses the tv show “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” What is so compelling about it? How is it different than other reality/competition shows? Where does the positivity come from? What is it about drag queens that are so compelling …

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Don't Get Me Started Mark David Christenson – Deerhoof

December 21, 2016

We talk to comedian Mark David Christenson about the band Deerhoof. How does one categorize their indie but epic but funky style? How did he get into them? Why does Anthony like them right away? In addition, Will talks about …

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Don't Get Me Started Bridgid Ryan – Japan

December 13, 2016

We talk to comedian/musician Bridgid Ryan about her love of JAPAN. Like Anglophilia, but for Japan. Japandamania? Japandamonium? We talk the language, the culture, the media, the style and more! Plus Anthony talks about trying to stay off of his …

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Don't Get Me Started Pre-History – Shaun Diston

December 11, 2016

We talk to comedian Shaun Diston about PRE-HISTORY, meaning the human civilizations that existed before current recorded history. We’re talking lost coastal cities, a hypothetical EARLIER Egyptian dynasty, the people who first figured out how to build pyramids, the cities …

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Don't Get Me Started Amy Silverberg – Wiener Dogs

November 30, 2016

Writer and stand-up comedian Amy Silverberg loves wiener dogs, and she tells us all about it. What breeds? What types of coats? What are her preferred names? What is the appropriate voice to make when you are addressing a wiener …

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Don't Get Me Started Jamie Lee – Movies Where People Die

November 22, 2016

We talk to comedian Jamie Lee about her obsession with MOVIES WHERE PEOPLE DIE. Tragedies, preferably involving a fatal disease and a group of tight-knit friends getting even tighter. We’re talking “Steel Magnolias,” we’re talking “Boys on the Side” but …

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Don't Get Me Started Jake and Amir Love Dancing

November 3, 2016

We talk to comedians and Headgum network founders Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld about their obsession with DANCING. These guys get dressed up, hit the bar/clubs (but usually bars) and get into the music. We talk about what kind of …

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Don't Get Me Started Casey Feigh – Facebook

October 19, 2016

We talk to comedian Casey Feigh about the radical idea that Facebook is good and fun. People love to criticize it, but Casey is here to defend it. We get into the main criticisms people have, and Casey has ideas …

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Don't Get Me Started Alex Fernie – Robert Kennedy

October 12, 2016

Comedian / writer / director Alex Fernie returns to the podcast to discuss ROBERT KENNEDY. We get into his strengths (committment to civil rights), he weaknesses (er, being real cool with Communist witch-hunting), his impromptu speech on the night Martin …

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Don't Get Me Started Nicole Byer – Fake Hair / Stealing

October 4, 2016

We talk to comedian Nicole Byer, star of the MTV shows “Girl Code” and her own “Loosely Exactly Nicole” about her obsessions STEALING and FAKE HAIR. It’s our first two-obsession podcast, including one that is straight-up a criminal activity. First, …