Friends of the Show Episode 014 with @Rachelle_Mandik!
“Te Occidere Possunt Sed Te Edere Non Possunt Nefas Est (‘They can kill you, but the legalities of eating you are quite a bit dicier’)”. ―David Foster Wallace
Our first DFW Quote! That’s how you know our guest is a learned person of knowledge!
This week’s Friend of the Show is Rachelle (RAY-chel) Mandik (MAN-dick). Please, call her Ray.
I Was a fan of her funny tweets since pretty early on in my TwitterShe is a VERY funny person with some of the best tweets! So lucky to have her join us on the show!
Rachelle’s Stories! Well Traveled af!
a) “Einbreid Bru, or, How Easy It Is to Die in Iceland”
b) “Of Stolen Cameras and Horse Tranquilizers: The International Language of Barfing on the Side of the Road”
I couldn't remember the term "hazmat suit," so I called it a "science burqa."
— rachelle mandik (@rachelle_mandik) February 20, 2016
beware diet advice that recommends "eating light," for that is most certainly the way you become a black hole
— rachelle mandik (@rachelle_mandik) May 19, 2016
finish your salad. a thousand islands died to make that dressing.
— rachelle mandik (@rachelle_mandik) January 21, 2016
From Friend of the Show Todd Williams
My anchor tattoo is so realistic I can't get out of the bathtub.
— Todd 'Papi' Carlos (@TheToddWilliams) July 25, 2015
From Twitter Legend Dril
if your grave doesnt say "rest in peace" on it you are automatically drafted into the skeleton war
— wint (@dril) July 28, 2013
From the lovely Abby Cohen
Realized I never said "unquote" after reciting a famous poem in 10th grade. Sorry if you thought everything I've said since is Shakespeare
— It's Abby. Yep. (@abbycohenwl) March 23, 2015
Questions From Twitter
From FIRST FOTS Jess @jessokfine
Best song for a rainy day?
Favorite place to picnic?
Top vacation spot?
— Jess (@jessokfine) June 13, 2017
From Timmy @TheTimmyToes
Do you have a car?
Do you keep jumper cables in your car?
Don't they look like little dragon mouths??
— Timmy™ (@TheTimmyToes) June 13, 2017
From some dude Pete?
What are mugs?
— Pete Mandik (@petemandik) June 14, 2017
From Tom Trombone
What the heck happened to Season 2 of Twin Peaks?
— Tom Trombone (@Samizdat2003) June 13, 2017
If you had to get a tattoo right now, what would it be?
— Abam Droud (@AdamBroud) June 14, 2017
From FOTS Mark Magark of Making Friends with Mark Magark @markedly @magarkpod Check out the crossover episode!
1. What are your favorite books
2. What kind of writing do you like to do
3. Why is your hair so good
— Mark Magark (@markedly) June 14, 2017
From FOTS Sarah Joy Shockey
What are some of your funniest baby moments!!
— Me, Sarah Shockey!! (@sarahjoyshockey) June 13, 2017
Final Segment – GRAB BAG! Ray is passionate about too many things to just choose one. Music, art, travel, synesthesia, baked goods
I want to plug my husband Pete’s (@PeteMandik) RedBubble page, he’s just starting out with graphic design: Pete’s Red Bubble Page
I also want to plug my cello teacher, who is awesome and does lessons on Skype if you’re not local and want to study cello:
Online Cello Lessons!
Cool and very fun!
BOOK = Infinite Jest, by David Foster Wallace: “I’ve read it five times, you pantywaist. You can manage once.”
Infinite Jest on Amazon
FILM = Down by Law, by Jim Jarmusch: “I scream. You scream. We all scream. Because we’re in jail.”
Down by Law on Amazon
ITEM = Diaper cream applicator. “It’s not that you don’t want to touch your baby’s butt, it’s that you don’t want to fist a nearly empty jar of Butt Paste.”
Diaper Cream Applicator on Amazon
Follow everyone on Twitter!