West x Midwest
Two idiots living on the West coast and the Midwest trying to make a living as actors...and failing. Hence, a podcast!
Episode 54 (03.03.14): No Meats, No Sweets
March 12, 2014 11:59 AM PDT
This week the boys recap the Oscars, discuss the Normcore fashion trend and their 2014 Lenten sacrifices.
In the news, the fellas talk food porn, sex-crazed marsupials and nazi-sympathizers. Fine family fun!
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West X Midwest is Chuck Ganchorre & Aral Gribble, along with their producer Rob Hubbard.
Intro song: "MYB" by Oliver / Outro song: "Sanctified (Featuring Kanye West & Big Sean)" by Rick RossEpisode 24 (07/08/13): Baloney Boats
July 09, 2013 04:56 PM PDT
This week the boys discuss fireworks, DUIs, shady nuns, farting on your girlfriend, German shitstorms and smuggling your booze. Also, Chuck and Aral might have staged an intervention on their producer, Rob.
Later on in the show, the boys welcome the always hilarious Joe Davis, from Motor City Imrov. Laugh along as he chronicles auditioning for Second City, opening for Doug Stanhope and being bumped by Gallagher. Or was it Gallagher 2...?
Check out Joe and Motor City Improv Saturday, July 27th at the nightclub LIVE in Ann Arbor. Details on their Facebook page: http://facebook.com/motorcityimprov. LIKE their page to find out what Detroit Style Comedy is all about!
Intro: "MYB" by Oliver
Outro: "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" by U2Episode 23:(7/1/13) False Idols
July 06, 2013 10:46 PM PDT
This week Chuck gets grumpy and whines about running in the heat, google reader shutting down, and falsely reporting Nelson Mandela's death. Aral almost convinces Rob to worship him as a god, Rob shares his fear of touching penises, and both Chuck and Aral share their favorite Craigslist moments of the week. They also spend some time sharing fun and inappropriate memories with this week's guest, Michelle LeRoy. Check out Michelle's "home brew shop, creating things you want based on childhood, from the 80's all the way to today" at http://www.etsy.com/shop/popcouturecrafts or to find out more about Go! Comedy, the best improv place in Detroit, visit http://gocomedy.net/ or the AMAZING improv festival that Michelle helps organize visit http://detroitimprovfestival.org/Episode 22: (6/24/13) "Stink Onions"
June 25, 2013 09:09 PM PDT
This week the boys discuss racist food network hosts, masturbating on campus, how Rob ripped off part of his penis, the literal meanings of places in the U.S., and plants that do math. This week's guest is professional actor, violence designer, and Rob's cousin, Sam Hubbard. Turns out he's been successful despite the boy's efforts to corrupt him as a child. Currently he's performing the role of "Stanley" in "Brighton Beach Memoirs" at the Raven Theatre through July 14th. For more info, go to http://www.raventheatre.com/Episode 21 (6/17/13): Sweet Yeezus
June 19, 2013 09:16 PM PDT
This week the boys discuss Kanye West's new album, the new movie "Man of Steel," getting your penis smashed in a toilet seat, eating your boogers, hanging bras from the ceiling, and having a daughter that's a porn star. They also welcome their second guest! Joining the boys this week is producer, filmmaker and published author, Darci Balogh Alishouse! check out her current project here:
and buy her books here:Episode 20 (6/12/13): Be Happy With What You Got
June 13, 2013 05:17 PM PDT
This week there's a whole lotta dick jokes. From scrotum facials to penile implants, the boys discuss the dangers of messing with your members. Other topics include crazy texans shooting escorts, eating food for money, dressing like Colonel Sanders, and crossplatform four-quadrant choose-your-own action-adventures. A special shout out to long time listeners, the NSA. Thanks for listening...to everything.Episode 19 (6/4/13): Come On Down!
June 06, 2013 12:03 PM PDT
This week the boys talk about stealing ribs, wiping your ass, having sex with dogs, oversharing on facebook, cheatin' the government, and exorcising demons. Also...they host their FIRST GUEST! Benjamin "Yoda" Stevenson, professional contemporary classical composer and musician joins the boys to talk about some new projects he's working on, and to reminisce the good ol' days when the boys were squatting and hanging out with him for the free HBO. Check out Yoda's blog at http://naturalharmonic.wordpress.com/Episode 18 (5/28/13) Bludgeoned on the Head By a Vagina
May 29, 2013 10:31 PM PDT
This week the boys discuss the dangers of sugar free candy, jury duty, Chuck loses his groove, Rob's marijuana train set, deep-fried tarantulas, Charles Ramsay's hamburgers, keeping porn in the family, a kid who got her name changed to "Masturbate," driving under the influence, J.C. Penny's "Hitler Tea-kettle," and some damn Chinese kid vandalizing a 3,500 year old religious temple. Aral invites the audience over to watch season four of "Arrested Development," and the boys ask for some incentive to keep it clean. Any thoughts?
Episode 12 (03/27/13): Nazis Love Peeps
March 30, 2013 09:20 AM PDT
The show goes all Midwest when the boys convene in Milwaukee at Tanner-Monagle Studios for this week's special Easter edition! Topics include Chuck & Aral road tripping to Wisconsin, the Cheese Castle, library masturbators, fishermen on steroids, Aral's gay club birthday, fake knife attacks and life evaluations. It's a rare event when these 3 guys can get together so you don't want to miss this one!
Intro song: "MYB" by Oliver
Longtime friends Chuck and Aral (along with their producer, Rob) get together online weekly to discuss news, pop culture and their own lives from three different parts of the country. There's a lot of bad jokes, bad language and bad friendships happening here.
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