Comedian, monologist & podcaster MARY BETH SMITH keeps her cool cool cool when we chat Animorphs, street harrassment, Roller Derby justice & how she met her beau.
0:40 MBS has had a crappy day but is staying positive.
“It’s just been a haberdashery of coolness in the past two-four hours for MBS”
6:00 A South Carolinian woman claims she saw a Lizard Man.
10:20 MBS explains why it is important to be a well-rounded person and how she brought her dad around on certain topics. She talks about her own transformation in high school.
“These books are so absurd…and I could not love them more.”
24:00 She is re-reading the Animorphs books, which she breaks down in excruciating detail. Sammy doesn’t understand the following words: Yeerks, Andalites, Hork-Bajir, Taxxons, Visser Three, Smorkblaks, nothlit.
“This was another time where I almost said something and I fucking should have…and I’m mad that I didn’t!”
36:30 A Roller Derby girl, Ida B. ChoAzz, thwarted a mugging attempt. Sammy seizes his opportunity to work MBS up about street harassers.
47:00 An 80-year old man smoked a pipe while waiting for a rescue from his sinking car.
“That second date was just like, ‘Oh, yeah, this is gonna be a thing.'”
49:45 MBS recounts how she met and started dating her boyfriend Eric.