For the 100th Episode of the Cripescast, Charlie invited on his folks Molly and Dick Berens. They came ready with embarrassing stories of Charlie and much more.
Episode 99 – No Mow May with Israel Del Toro Ph.D. & Relena Ribbons Ph.D.
Israel Del Toro Ph.D. and Relena Ribbons Ph.D., faculty for the Lawrence University environmental studies program and leaders for the No Mow May initiative in Appleton, Wisconsin join Charlie this week to talk about how not mowing in May can help the environment and economy.
Episode 98 – Joe Dombrowski
Comedian Joe Dombrowski joins the Cripescast this week to talk about growing up in Michigan, his path to comedy and how he blends his teaching career into his stand-up.
Episode 97 – Taylor Calmus (aka Dude Dad) Returns
He’s back! Taylor Calmus a.k.a Dude Dad returns to the Cripescast to talk about his new book “A Dude’s Guide to Baby Size“, improv, the best part about home renovations, and of course, bird watching.
Episode 96 – Chastity Washington
Comedian and teacher Chastity Washington joins Charlie on the Cripescast to talk about the Milwaukee comedy scene, incorporating her job into stand up and the wisdom of the kids she teaches.
Episode 95 – Sasheer Zamata
Comedian Sasheer Zamata joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week to talk about her experience on SNL, her role on ABC's “Home Economics”, and her and Charlie's shared love of bird watching. Follow Sasheer on Instagram and Twitter @thesheertruth
Episode 94 – Jeff Foxworthy
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week to talk about comedy, his new Netflix special “The Good Old Days” and his love for hunting arrowheads. Follow Jeff on Instagram @realjefffoxworthy, Twitter @foxoutdoors and on Facebook Jeff Foxworthy. Follow Charlie and the Cripescast on all social media @CharlieBerens @cripescast
Episode 93 – Kevin Pollak
This week comedian and actor Kevin Pollak joins Charlie on the Cripescast. You may recognize him from his roles in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “A Few Good Men,” “The Usual Suspects,” or listened to his podcasts “Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show” or “Alchemy This”. Kevin came on to talk about stand-up, podcasting and shared some funny ideas from his notes app.
Episode 92 – Joey Clift
This week comedy writer Joey Clift joins Charlie on the Cripescast. Joey is an enrolled member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. They discuss Native representation in Hollywood, his journey to screenwriting and the process of pitching a show.
Episode 91 – Larry Smith
Fishing guide and television host Larry Smith joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week to discuss their recent fishing trips, how the outdoors can bring people together and the role fishing and hunting have on preserving the environment.
Episode 90 – Cripescast Snowed In
Live from New Hampsire, it’s the Cripescast snowed in! This week, Charlie is joined by his opening acts, Andy Roffe and Bill Doucette, and the Cripescast’s executive producer, Colleen Muraca, where the group gives a glimpse into life on the road with Charlie on tour, all while at a bowling alley. Make sure to follow: Andy – @asap_roffe on all social platforms Bill – @billydeuce86 on all social platforms Colleen – @colleenmurrr on all social platforms And of course Charlie and the Cripescast @charlieberens and @cripescast on all social platforms.
Episode 89 – Corey Pompey
Director for Athletic Bands at UW-Madison, Dr. Corey Pompey, joins the Cripescast to discuss his career path, the audition process, upholding important Badger traditions, and his goals for promoting diversity in the band.
Episode 88 - LeRoy Butler Returns
Packers legend LeRoy Butler returns to the Cripescast this week to talk about being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, stories from his childhood and diversity in NFL ownership and coaching staff.
Episode 87 - Brittney Arndt
USA Olympic Luge team member Brittney Arndt joins Charlie to discuss what it takes to compete in the Winter Olympics, how climate change is affecting winter sports and Charlie’s first time attempting the luge.
Episode 86 – Scott Dikkers
Former owner and editor-in-chief of The Onion, Scott Dikkers, joins Charlie on the Cripescast to discuss how The Onion started, the space for satire and humor in news today and how to craft great jokes.
Episode 85 – Julie Nolke
This week comedian Julie Nolke joins Charlie on the Cripescast to talk about her rise to success during the pandemic, Canada vs. the Midwest, and the proper way to get your car out of snow.
Episode 84 – Sharon McMahon
Former high school government and law teacher turned viral non-partisan educator Sharon McMahon joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week to discuss the importance of facts versus conspiracy theories and bias versus spreading lies.
Episode 83 – AJ Dillon
Green Bay Packers' running back AJ Dillon joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week to talk about his journey to becoming a Packer, his love for Door County, and crushing watermelons with his quads.
Episode 82 – Cam F Awesome
Multi-time National Champion Heavyweight Olympic boxer, diversity consultant and motivational speaker Cam F Awesome joins the Cripescast this week to talk about the importance of discussing race and racism in the Midwest.
Episode 81 – Klassik
Multi-instrumentalist, performing artist and producer Klassik joins Charlie on the Cripescast this week where they talk about building Milwaukee’s music scene, the importance of art education and finding inspiration in the Midwest.
Episode 80 – Casey Creech
Casey Creech, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer for Everlight Solar, comes on the Cripescast to discuss the solar power industry and how his company is working to make it accessible to all.
Episode 79 – Samantha Longshore
Resource recovery program manager for the City of Milwaukee, Samantha Longshore, joins the Cripescast this week to discuss the dos and don’ts when it comes to recycling and the impact it has on our environment. For more information, visit milwaukeerecycles.com or cityofmilwaukee.com.
Episode 78 – Ira Madison III
Television writer, actor, and host of the podcast "Keep It!", Ira Madison III, joins Charlie this week to discuss content creation, podcasting, and growing up together in Milwaukee.
Episode 77 – Rick Banks & Ayrton Bryan
MKE Black’s co-founder, executive director, and board president, Rick Banks and director of strategic partnerships and initiatives, Ayrton Bryan, join the Charlie on the Cripescast this week. They talk about the work that MKE Black is doing, the importance of supporting Black owned businesses, and ways to help further their mission of promoting, advancing and empowering Black businesses in Milwaukee. Find out more about MKE Black at mkeblack.org or download the app MKE Black. Want to contribute to the movement? Please donate here to further support the MKE Black mission: https://mkeblack21.givesmart.com/
Episode 76 - Emma Daisy
Milwaukee-based digital artist and muralist Emma Daisy Gertel joins Charlie this week on the Cripescast to discuss her recent works, the benefits of art in our everyday lives, and the Midwest’s potential for harboring vibrant art scenes.