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Revisionary Podcast

Revisionary Podcast

Author: Juan Carlos

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Revisionary Podcast is a story-telling podcast where guests tell host/stand-up Comedian Juan Carlos a non-fiction story from their past which they wish had gone differently. It could be an old argument that they replay in their head and wish they had come up with a witty response. Possibly, a story of when they were not their best self and wish they could take back what they said or did. After telling their story, they have an opportunity to re-tell the same story, but this time they can change any fact or detail from their story. Lastly, we discuss the impact of their changes. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
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Comedian Sharita details the events and stories which unfolded during her 22-year Military career. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Comedian El-Hadj get kicked out of an Uber in Florida, and wakes up as a John Doe in the hospital --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
While working in Seattle as a barista, She decided she needed a vacation. Her husband wanted a road trip, she wanted a trip to Mexico. They did both. While on their road trip they got incredibly lost in the backcountry of California. The road turned into a gravel trail and they were driving through pastures. No cell service, google maps. It was getting dark. Finally, they saw a giant pickup truck with old cowboys in it. They were like “which way to California?” And they pointed in the right direction. They finally found their campsite. There was only one other person there, who they assumed was a murderer. So they slept in their car. The next day they finally found a town and ate a ton of bad breakfast food. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
After his mother and father met at a Yogananda-inspired spiritual center, they answered an anonymous job ad in the local newspaper to be the head gardener and chef for Michael Douglas’ family. Born in Douglas’ basement, Aaron was raised between the working-class activism of his parents and the affluent fame of Montecito, California. This is the story about how a Nazi punches Aaron in the face while he was growing up. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Michele shares her story and how divorce sidetracked her from her dreams of acting. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Twitch Streamer UnderDogNobody, or Dogo as everyone affectionately calls her sits down to discuss the time an ex-partner performed witchcraft on her. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Drag Queen Bella Biscotti, has a huge opportunity to make all his dreams a reality when meeting a VH1 executive out on Fire Island. But their meet-up quickly turns into calamity and the opportunity is blown! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Sam is an NYC-based comedian. He is a writer on Blind Date currently airing on Bravo TV. He has participated in some of the most prestigious showcases in the country. He was selected as a Stand-Up NBC Finalist, the network's nationwide talent search. The same year he was selected to perform at The Tonight Show Showcase, named Best of New Talent at the New York Comedy Festival, and performed at RuPaul's DragCon. He has been featured in the NY Times, Time Out, GQ, Vanity Fair, Buzzfeed, National Lampoon, The Independent, The Guardian, Metro UK, and his writing has been published in Chortle. You may have seen him on the Travel Channel, PBS, or heard him on SiriusXM. He headlines clubs and colleges around the country including his sold-out Breakout Artist performance at Stand Up NY ('19). His solo show Hello, Daddy! was critically lauded at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and he is slated to return to the Festival at Pleasance Theatre in 2021 produced by Mick Perrin. He co-hosts Thrift Shop and Queerotica, a monthly showcase of LGBT+ comedians at The Strand Bookstore. Sam shares the story about the time he got into a crappy situation on the NYC Subway.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Comedian Camille Theobald shares stories, about how she used to trick her best friend into making out with her. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Emily Winter is a writer for NPR's "Ask Me Another," a standup comedian,  and has a book of trivia coming out next year!  She shares the story of how she majorly messed up with her family. She details how some of her actions during the 2020 election cycle have severely damaged her relationship with her family.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Real estate agent Cristiana tells us her story about how she immigrated to the US from Romania and tells us the story of how she thought the US was under attack.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Birungi shares the story about how he  had to beat a drug test in order to get a job and stay in the US --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Juan Carlos reunites with childhood friend  Damaris, who is known in the sneaker world as kicking it with DD. They reminisce about growing up in the Bronx together and discuss sneaker culture. DD explains how the sneaker world works and explains the appeal of collecting sneakers while telling a story about how collecting sneakers put those around her in danger.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Kenneth Shares the story of the time he was almost killed trying to sneak into Nigeria to buy a movie. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Former high school teacher turned comedian, Zilla Vodnas joins us to share the story of how, after watching a puppet show on child abuse she called ACS on her mother.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
NYC Actor/Comedian/Musician Ohene Cornelius details the event of a wild night where he pursues a celebrity, and events do not unfold as he had hoped. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
He is  a comedian, born in Bosnia, came as a refugee to Sweden during the '90s. He grew up trying to juggle my identity as a Bosnian Muslim in a secular Swedish society. He grew up in something that would be considered a "ghetto"" to Swedish standards along with kids whose parents came from the Middle East, Latin America and the Balkans. He had to juggle growing up with cultural norms and expectations of two cultures, the Bosnian culture of his parents and the culture of Sweden. He is 29 and he started doing stand up when he was 23. His favorite comedians growing up were Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock, along with some Swedish comedians he grew up watching on TV. He prefers British and American comedy .  For the past 2-3 years he started to perform more frequently and he has had the opportunity to do some open mic gigs in Austria and Portugal. One time when he was 17 he was walking home from a friend's place. He lived pretty far away from his apartment. It was during wintertime, and it gets extremely dark and cold in Switzerland during that time. Well, at least then it used to, due to global warming it isn't as cold. Due to the cold weather at the time he had covered his face with a shemagh (it's that red and white scarf that you usually see Palestinians wearing) and a purple cap on his head. This was during his hardcore hip hop phase, so he was wearing some Ecko Unlimited baggy jeans and a Ecko Unlimited tracksuit if he remembers it correctly. He decided to go for a stroll before taking the bus home. After around 10 minutes of walking, a police car pulls up next to him. Two police officers come out of the car; one of them being a tall blonde Swedish guy and the other one a short black guy. They asked him for his ID, and he gave it to them. They both checked his ears and eyes with a flashlight. They proceeded with checking his pockets, shoes and his hat. They asked him why he was covering his face and he said "because it's cold.". One of the officers typed his social security number into the police computer they had in their car and found nothing on him. Before they let him go, he asked them "Why did you stop me? Is it because of my Yugoslav origins?" The black police officer chuckled and replied "What? No. You looked like someone we were looking for. Plus, I'm a N-word, I can't be racist!". Facebook: Kerim Hrustanovic Instagram: kerimhrustanovic Tik Tok: kerimthebosnian --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Robin Gelfenbien is the self-proclaimed Ambassador of Fun who's a comedian, writer, and host. Robin is a three-time Moth Story SLAM winner who has performed on PBS, RISK!, Mortified, and countless other shows. She’s also shared the stage with Hannah Gadsby, Trevor Noah, and more.  She is the Creator and Host of the storytelling series and podcast, “Yum’s the Word,” that features her homemade ice cream cakes. The show has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and named a New York Times and Time Out New York Critic’s Pick. Guests have included Tim Gunn,  Mo Rocca, Jerry from Ben & Jerry's, Jason Biggs, Joy Behar, and stars from “Orange Is the New Black.”  She used to drive the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. :) In 2000, She was living in San Francisco with her best friend, Kristen, who was juggling four guys while she could barely get one. She had been hanging out with a cyclist (Ted) for about a month but hadn't heard from him in a few weeks, so when another guy (Rick) asked her to go on a bike ride, she jumped at the chance. Everything is going great on her first date (bike ride) with Rick when on the return, Ted is riding alongside her.   Next thing she knows the three of them are riding together on what's supposed to be a romantic bike ride for Rick and her. They end up riding ahead of her agreeing to meet her at the bridge, and she ends up getting lost (no cell phone, no GPS) and hitching a ride back on a flatbed truck carrying 8 port-a-potties. She is hopeful that at least one of them would be waiting for her at the bridge. One guy does – Rick, but she winds up in the friend zone with him and not getting either guy. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
South African Comedian Karmen Naidoo shares a story about how  3 weeks after the first snow storm she took her pup, Charlie for a walk around the block, and he stepped in human poop. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
Army Veteran, Mom, and comedian Linette Paladino shares with us, the path she took to meet her husband. This episode explores the true story behind her jokes.  It walks you through the people she dated and her experiences with each of them.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/revisionarypodcast/support
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