Don't Make Me Come Back There

By Dustin Nickerson

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Family, relationships, and comedy are the things that tie us all together. Host Dustin Nickerson brings us in to have a laugh about all of it. Each week, he's joined by fellow comedians coming from a diverse group of backgrounds and perspectives to chat about all things family. Parenting, marriage, childhood, siblings, and so much more. It's funny, and a little a bit serious. The best way to handle family.

Episode Date
On the Road Again with Tim Hawkins
01:08:18

Comedian, musician and Dustin's comedy dad, Tim Hawkins, jumps back in the front seat to discuss Hallmark movies, the stresses working the road can put on a family...and using deodorant again after 15 years. 

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Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 or email dontmakemecomebackthere@gmail.com and tell us your best (aka WORST) Christmas and NYE stories.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Dec 10, 2019
KevOnPod with KevOnStage
58:57

Comedian, author and internet sensation, KevOnStage, hops in the front seat with Dustin to talk birthdays, Chuck E. Cheese's and lying to your Uber driver. 

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Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting: bit.ly/DaouOffer

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and tell us your best (aka WORST) Christmas and NYE stories.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Dec 03, 2019
You Can't Pick Your Family with Josh Nelson
01:07:36

Comedian Josh Nelson stops by to talk being a stepson, relating to stepsiblings and (most likely) being a future stepdad. 

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting: bit.ly/DaouOffer

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Nov 26, 2019
Making Comedy out of Family with Alyssa Limperis
01:06:10

Comedian, actress and all around great delightful person, Alyssa Limperis joins the pod to talk about social media, balancing comedy and home life and how to make fun of family in the RIGHT way. 

Check out Alyssa's hilarious impression of her mom here: http://bit.ly/AlyssaMom

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting: bit.ly/DaouOffer

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Nov 19, 2019
Navigating Marriage with Drew and Ellie Holcomb
57:58

COUPLE EPISODE ALERT!

This week, singer/songwriter couple, Drew and Ellie Holcomb sit down with Dustin to discuss not sharing a blanket with your spouse, poop in the bathtub and writing jingles for Southwest Airlines (that no one else will ever hear).

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting: bit.ly/DaouOffer

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Nov 12, 2019
Surviving Middle School with Trey Kennedy
01:05:21

Put in your retainer, roll your eyes at your mom and douse yourself in CK One because we're going back to middle school with comedian and social media star, Trey Kennedy (@treykennedy)!

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting: bit.ly/DaouOffer

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Nov 05, 2019
Getting Spooky with John Crist, Aaron Weber and DJ Mykael V
01:02:49

Boo! Dustin's back on the road with John Crist, Aaron Web(b)er and DJ Mykael V and they all get together to talk terrible costume choices, homeschool Halloween and did you ever notice Santa has the same letters as...SATAN??? 

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting: bit.ly/DaouOffer

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Oct 29, 2019
Growing in Comedy with Trevor Wallace
50:22

Comedian, actor and internet sensation, Trevor Wallace, stops by to talk about performing under the influence of brisket, doing comedy in the back room of a Marie Calendar's and what NOT to say to a comedian after a show. 

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting: bit.ly/DaouOffer

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: dustinnickerson.com/shows

Oct 22, 2019
Confessions of a Stay-at-Work Mom with Liz Astrof
55:21

Sitcom writer/producer and author, Liz Astrof, chats about noses, making family tragedy funny and giving in to your kids. Her book 'Don't Wait Up: Confessions of a Stay-at-Work Mom' is available now, wherever books are sold.

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting bit.ly/DaouOffer.

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Oct 16, 2019
Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes on Raising Kids on the Road
55:15

Christian music power couple Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes stop by to discuss the unique challenges of raising kids while out on tour.

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting bit.ly/DaouOffer.

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: dustinnickerson.com/shows

Oct 08, 2019
Deep in the Heart of Texas with Erik Knowles
54:10

San Diego comedy legend, Erik Knowles, stops by to talk last minute moves, discouraging kids' dreams and adjusting to life in small-town Texas.

Daou Vineyards offers an exceptional tasting experience with breathtaking views, just a few hours from LA. Backseaters can enjoy an exclusive experience by visiting bit.ly/DaouOffer.

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar to see him LIVE: dustinnickerson.com/shows

Oct 01, 2019
Sofiya Alexandra in...'From Ukraine with Love'
01:06:34

Comedian, podcaster (Private Parts Unknown) and writer, Sofiya Alexandra, stops by for a deep conversation about struggling through immigration, growing apart from (and then super close to) her mom and moving on after a miscarriage. The topics are heavy but the laughs are plentiful. 

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Sep 24, 2019
Viva Las Vegas with Jason Lawhead and Jason Cheny
58:10

What's better than one Jason on the pod? How about TWO Jasons? Comedians Jason Lawhead and Jason Cheny join us live from Dustin's Las Vegas hotel room for a discussion about comedy, loneliness and gambling problems.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (TERRIBLE) parenting advice from Dustin and Steven.

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Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Sep 17, 2019
Kerri Pomarolli on Making Divorce Work
01:02:27

Author, actress, comedian, motivational speaker and all-around great person, Kerri Pomarolli, stops by to talk about raising kids in the modern day Gomorrah that is Southern California and keeping a family together through a divorce.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (mostly terrible) parenting advice from Dustin.

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Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Sep 10, 2019
Tamer Kattan on Living An International Life
01:06:41

Classic Episode Alert!!! The hilarious Tamer Kattan stops by to talk about his globetrotting upbringing and the challenges of growing up as an immigrant. Plus, Dustin solves a kid's swearing problem!

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (mostly terrible) parenting advice from Dustin.

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Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Sep 03, 2019
Life in the Military with James P. Connolly
01:13:41

Comedian, Marine veteran and 'Smoothest Voice in the Comedy Game', James P. Connolly, stops by to talk about his time in the military trekking through the jungle, dodging giant spiders and falling...a lot.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and get (mostly terrible) parenting advice from Dustin.

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Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Aug 27, 2019
Balancing Goals and Family with Josh Sneed
01:01:41

The hilarious Josh Sneed stops by to talk comedy goals, escaping LA and the joy of beating your kids at video games. 

We're officially starting our SECOND YEAR of episodes this week! A special thanks to all you Backseaters who've been there since the start!

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 to leave us a message.

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Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Aug 20, 2019
Irene Walton on Coping with Loss (Thru Food)
01:05:23

Baker and YouTube star, Irene Walton, stops by to talk about losing her dad as a teenager and how her cooking show, Dead Dad's Kitchen, helps her cope.

Check out Irene's YouTube page here: http://bit.ly/IreneWalton

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 to leave us a message.

Use promo code DONTMAKEME at www.munchiemug.com for 25% off your order.

Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Aug 13, 2019
Classic Rerun: Vicki Barbolak on Raising Kids and Chasing Dreams
56:13

Producer Steven is taking time to enjoy his new baby, so we're rerunning our first episode with San Diego comedy legend and America's Got Talent finalist, Vicki Barbolak. It's one of the best interviews we've done and possibly the best that anyone has EVER done.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 to leave us a message.

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Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Aug 06, 2019
How I Spent My Summer Vacation with Melissa Nickerson
01:02:11

Our Summer Series wraps up (I know, it's been an emotional ride) as 'Best Wife of the Podcast', Melissa Nickerson, joins us to discuss the Nickerson Family summer road trip.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 to leave us a message.

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Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Jul 30, 2019
Summer Blockbusters with Aaron Chewning
01:17:20

Our Summer Series keeps rolling as comedian, filmmaker and best-ish friend of the pod, Aaron Chewning, joins Dustin to run down the '25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters of All Time' and also try to explain how he's never seen Ghostbusters.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and share your best 2019 summer vacation stories.

Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

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Jul 23, 2019
Graduation with Jessica Thompson
59:02

We're at it again with another great Summer Series episode! Podcaster (Front Porch with the Fitzes), author and speaker, Jessica Thompson, stops by to talk all things graduation.

Check out Jessica's site: www.jessicathompson.co/

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and share your best summer blockbuster memories.

Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him LIVE: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Use promo code DONTMAKEME at www.munchiemug.com for 25% off your order.

Jul 16, 2019
Summer Jobs with Lauren O'Brien
01:12:09

Our Summer Series is back! Comedian, actress and impressionist, Lauren O'Brien, stops by for a very funny (and very Jersey) conversation about summer jobs.

Subscribe to Lauren's YouTube page here: http://bit.ly/laurenobrien

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and share your best graduation stories.

Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him live: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Visit www.MunchieMug.com and use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Jul 09, 2019
Performing on Comedy Central's 'Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of The City' with Keith Johnson
01:04:15

We taking a break from our Summer Series to bring you a conversation with comedian, Keith Johnson, as he and Dustin discuss performing standup on an upcoming episode of Comedy Central's 'Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City'. Their episode premiers THIS FRIDAY, June 5th, at 11pm on Comedy Central! Catch it live or stream it on-demand.

Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him live: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

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Jul 02, 2019
Chad Kroeger Goes Deep on Summers in SoCal
01:01:27

What up, Backseaters!

Our Summer Series continues with comedian, podcaster (Going Deep with Chad and JT) and viral video sensation, Chad Kroeger. This week, we talk about Summers in SoCal and listen to more FANTASTIC listener summer camp stories.

Check out Chad's YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2Ikk6mh

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Jun 25, 2019
Summer Camp with Jonnie W.
01:01:01

The Summer Series continues with comedian and musician Jonnie W., who stops by to talk all things Summer Camp! Plus, hilarious listener voicemails and emails that 'mightcould' make your day.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and tell us your best summer camp stories.

Be a part of The Kroc Center Hero Campaign by texting BACKSEAT to 41444. www.sd.kroccenter.org/heroes.

Visit www.MunchieMug.com and use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Jun 18, 2019
Vacation Bible School with Jenny Jennings and Melissa Nickerson
01:06:01

Our Summer Series continues as friend of the podcast, Jenny Jennings, and wife of the podcast, Melissa Nickerson, stop by to talk about Vacation Bible School. Plus, some GREAT (mostly puppet related) listener voicemails.

Want to be a part of next week's show? Call 619-292-8787 and tell us your best summer camp stories.

Be a part of The Kroc Center Hero Campaign by texting BACKSEAT to 41444. www.sd.kroccenter.org/heroes.

Visit www.MunchieMug.com and use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Jun 11, 2019
Dallas McLaughlin on Theme Parks
01:08:03

This week, the multitalented Dallas McLaughlin gets in the backseat for a HEATED discussion with Dustin and Steven about theme parks. You DON'T want to miss this one if you're a Disney fan.

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and tell us your best vacation bible school stories.

Be a part of The Kroc Center's Hero Campaign by texting BACKSEAT to 41444. www.sd.kroccenter.org/heroes.

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Jun 04, 2019
John Crist and Aaron Weber on Family Reunions
01:00:09

Our Summer Series continues as friends of the pod, John Crist and Aaron Weber, get in the backseat to discuss family reunions, motivation in comedy and why you can never find Christ on a jet ski. PLUS, two great listener voicemails!

Want to be a part of the show? Call 619-292-8787 and tell us your favorite (or least favorite) theme park.

Be a part of The Kroc Center's Hero Campaign by texting BACKSEAT to 41444. www.sd.kroccenter.org/heroes.

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May 28, 2019
Family Summer Vacations with Aaron Weber and DJ Mykael V
01:00:03

We begin our summer series as comedian Aaron Weber and DJ Mykael V get in the backseat to talk about family vacations. PLUS, Dustin and Steven have a spoiler free discussion about the Game of Thrones finale.

We want to hear from you! Call 619-292-8787 and tell us your best family reunion stories.

Be a part of The Kroc Center's Hero Campaign by texting BACKSEAT to 41444. www.sd.kroccenter.org/heroes.

Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

May 21, 2019
Sports and Family with Jason Lawhead
01:05:14

This week, comedian Jason Lawhead is in the Backseat to talk about growing up the son of a legendary high school basketball coach. PLUS, Producer Steven's wife Dorothy Tran (Real Wives of Radio Podcast) stops by to discuss Olympic athlete, Alysia Montaño's, maternity leave controversy. Read Alysia's NYT Opinion piece here:https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/12/opinion/nike-maternity-leave.html 

Be a part of The Kroc Center's Hero Campaign by texting BACKSEAT to 41444. www.sd.kroccenter.org/heroes.

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May 14, 2019
Paige Weldon Has the World's Most Adorable Family
01:02:04

Actress, comedian and podcaster Paige Weldon (Mall Talk Podcast, The Late Late Show) gets in the backseat to talk about her adorable family, arts and crafts and theme parks.

Check out Dustin's calendar for a chance to see him live: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Be a part of The Kroc Center's Hero Campaign by texting BACKSEAT to 41444. www.sd.kroccenter.org/heroes.

And check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
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May 07, 2019
American Idol's Kris Allen on Marriage and Entertainment
01:04:20

American Idol Season 8 winner, Kris Allen, gets in the backseat to talk about marrying high school sweethearts, the boring nature of the creative process and general band nerd stuff.

Sacramento! You can catch Dustin headlining Laughs Unlimited, May 24th-26th: www.laughsunlimited.com

Check out his calendar for more chances to see him live: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

And check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Apr 30, 2019
Bone Hampton on Patience, Backtalk and Stepdads
55:07

Comedian and actor, Bone Hampton, gets in the backseat to talk about being mentored by Steve Harvey, dealing with backtalk from kids and finally learning to like his son's stepdad.

Sacramento! You can catch Dustin headlining Laughs Unlimited, May 24th-26th: www.laughsunlimited.com

Check out his calendar for more chances to see him live: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

And check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Apr 23, 2019
Zoltan Kaszas on Disciplining Kids
54:35

Comedian and Second Best Friend of the Pod, Zoltan Kaszas, stops by to talk about fitting in at church shows, whether it's ok to read your kid's diary (spoiler...it's not) and why shaming your kids in public is a bad look. Plus, listener emails!

Dustin's back on the road! Check out his show dates for a chance to catch him live: www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Don't forget to check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Apr 16, 2019
Jimmy Callaway on Loving Comics and Connecting with Children through Comedy
58:39

Dustin sits down with author (Lupo Danish Never Has Nightmares), podcaster (The Worm Turns) and comedian, Jimmy Callaway, to discuss his love of comics, useless college majors and connecting with his son through standup.

Dustin's back on the road! Check out his show dates for a chance to catch him live: https://www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Don't forget to check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Apr 09, 2019
Jeff Dye on Self Improvement and Staying Positive
01:01:05

Actor and Last Comic Standing finalist, Jeff Dye, sits down to talk about being nice while driving, how to be a cool youth group leader and the joy of connecting with a child over a mutual love of 'A Bug's Life'.

Dustin's back on the road! Check out his show dates for a chance to catch him live: https://www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Don't forget to check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Apr 02, 2019
Anjelah Johnson Goes Full Circle on Family: Live from The Comedy Store
55:45

Dustin catches up with comedian and actress, Anjelah Johnson, during her first of TWO sold-out weekends at the La Jolla Comedy Store to chat about picking sides in a couple's divorce, hometown pride and the challenge of fitting in family obligations with a comedy career. 

Dustin's on the road! Check out Dustin's show calendar for a chance to catch him live: https://www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Don't forget to check out www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Mar 26, 2019
A Conversation with AG from "Mueller, She Wrote"
58:35

Dustin sits down with AG from the smash hit podcast, "Mueller, She Wrote" to talk gender issues in the military, having a 'mutual break up' with Catholic school, and how to discuss politics with kids.

Dustin is back out on tour soon! Check out his show calendar for a chance to catch him live: https://www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Don't forget to check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Mar 19, 2019
Becoming a First Time Dad with Bijan Mostafavi
58:01

Comedian and soon-to-be papa, Bijan Mostafavi, joins us to talk about becoming a dad for the first time, the pressures of naming a child and why sitting in the front row during pregnancy class is NEVER a good idea.

Dustin is back out on tour soon! Check out his show dates for a chance to catch him live: https://www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Don't forget to check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Mar 12, 2019
Jason Cheny: Made in Taiwan
01:01:13

Comedian and 2017 World Series of Comedy Champ, Jason Cheny, shares his experiences growing up in Taiwan, explains how not growing up with your parents can be pretty sweet and how being a military school 'rebel' won't prepare you for public school.

Dustin is back out on tour soon! Check out his show dates for a chance to catch him live: https://www.dustinnickerson.com/shows

Check out our sponsor Munchie Mug:
Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

Mar 05, 2019
Taylor Tomlinson on College, Family Tragedy and Fighting with your Partner
01:01:16

Comedian, podcaster, and BEST friend of the pod, Taylor Tomlinson (Self-Helpless), stops by to discuss dropping out of college to entertain college kids, handling family tragedy and different ways to argue with a significant other.

Check out our sponsors:

Munchie Mug: Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

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Feb 26, 2019
Relationships and the Stars with Julia Loken and Steve Hernandez
58:54

Dating comedians and all-star podcasters Julia Loken (What's Your Sign?) and Steve Hernandez (Views from the Vista) join us to talk about their relationship with each other, their relationships with their parents...and star charts!

Check out our sponsors:

Munchie Mug: Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

And The San Diego Kroc Center: A recreational center in central San Diego with over 6,000 members and something for everyone. www.SD.KrocCenter.

Feb 19, 2019
The Road, Religion and Family with Billy Wayne Davis
55:28

Actor / comedian, Billy Wayne Davis (Squidbillies, Who is America), chats about his evolving spirituality, growing up as a kid in the South, parents, & the challenges of co-parenting with some funny road stories too.

Don't forget to check out our sponsors:

Munchie Mug: Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

And The San Diego Kroc Center: A recreational center in central San Diego with over 6,000 members and something for everyone. www.SD.KrocCenter.

Feb 12, 2019
Love at First Mic with Kelsey Cook and Kane Holloway
58:04

Comedians / podcasters Kelsey Cook (Self-Helpless) & Kane Holloway (Well Actually), stop by to talk about getting engaged (TWICE!), how their family reacted, handling jealousy & the joys of being gross in a relationship or marriage

Check out our sponsors:

Munchie Mug: Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

And The San Diego Kroc Center: A recreational center in central San Diego with over 6,000 members and something for everyone. www.SD.KrocCenter.

Feb 05, 2019
Annie F. Downs chats Living the Creative Life
01:03:23

Podcaster, speaker and best-selling author, Annie F. Downs, sits down with Dustin to talk about balancing life and creative work, rooting for the underdog in sports, family life, and their shared travel experiences.

Don't forget to check out our sponsors:

Munchie Mug: Go to www.MunchieMug.com where you can use promo code DONTMAKEME for 25% off your order.

And The San Diego Kroc Center: A recreational center in central San Diego with over 6,000 members and something for everyone. www.SD.KrocCenter.

Jan 29, 2019
Children's Television with Dallas McLaughlin
54:44

This week, comedian & children's television writer, Dallas McLaughlin, stops by to discuss educational messaging in programming for kids, how that's changed as a dad, and why he won't let his daughter have juice.

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Jan 22, 2019
Chatting Family on the Road with Brian Bates
01:03:40

Dustin and fellow comedian Brian Bates chat today from the comedy condo. They discuss talk West Coast vs. Southern comedy, parents and parenting, being single vs. being married and, for some reason, the movie Serendipity.

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Jan 15, 2019
Taylor Tomlinson on Babies and Dreams
01:09:21

This week, comedian Taylor Tomlinson (Conan, Netflix) joins Dustin to discuss having kids, how life changes as a parent, the literal nightmares of the road and why having a 'dad bod' means you're probably just a good dad. 

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Jan 08, 2019
Coming to America with Rex Navarrete
57:27

Today Dustin chats with comedian Rex Navarrete! They chat about Rex's early live as a child immigrating to the US, living separate from your parents, and perhaps the most important parenting topic of all: dad jokes.

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Jan 02, 2019
Christmas Q&A with the wives! (Melissa Nickerson and Dorothy Tran)
01:12:37

Today, we are joined by the wives, Melissa & Dorothy, to answer your questions! We chat favorite Christmas songs, how holidays change as parents, least favorite decorations now and as kids, & other topics that came close to starting fights. 

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Dec 25, 2018
John Crist, Jenny Jennings and Aaron Weber are Home for the Holidays
57:21

This week is the return of three friends of the podcast! Dustin sits down with John Crist (comedian, maker of funny videos), Jenny Jennings (comedian, maker of funny videos) and Aaron Weber (comedian) for a discussion about hiding tattoos from parents, putting on talent shows for grandparents, and other weird family holiday traditions.

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Dec 18, 2018
Raising Kids and Chasing the Dream with Trenton Davis
01:01:25

This week, Dustin and comedian and fellow dad Trenton Davis share stories from the road, discuss not being able to deny their kids from chasing ANY of their dreams and Trenton pitches Dustin the idea of staying married...but living in different houses. 

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Dec 12, 2018
Being a Nanny for Other People's Kids with Jenny Jennings
57:23

Dustin sits down with actress and comedian Jenny Jennings to talk about her experiences working spending tons of hours with other people's kids as a nanny, terrible cat names her mom picked, and how bad of a babysitter Dustin used to be (good thing he's a dad now?)

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Dec 04, 2018
Compton, From Whence I Came with Mark Christopher Lawrence
52:57

 This week, Dustin chats with actor and comedian Mark Christopher Lawrence about growing up in as a kid in Compton with a single mom, his transition from champion football player to champion debater and his iconic commercial and comedy career.

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Nov 27, 2018
Stay-at-Home Parenting with James Schrader
47:59

Today Dustin has a very funny chat with comedian / actor / husband / dad James Schrader. They talk about balancing a comedy career with being a stay-at-home dad. Hear James describe his experiences taking his baby to ad pitches, how much effort it takes to feed a baby when mom is on the job and how it would be so much easier if men's nipples worked. 

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Nov 20, 2018
Growing up in the South with Aaron Weber and Aaron Chewning
01:02:18

Hey ya'll! This week, Dustin sits down with Aaron Weber (comedian) and Aaron Chewning (comedian and funny video maker) to chat about growing up in the South. Listen as they discuss which movies they loved as kids aged well, what Southerners (especially their dads) think about California and how an SEC rivalry might break up your family but an English soccer rivalry might just kill you.

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Nov 13, 2018
A Family Life in Comedy with Will Vought
01:07:29

Today, we bring you the first podcast we ever recorded back in February 2018 with comedian and actor Will Vought. Listen as Will and Dustin discuss Will's start in the New York comedy scene, parenting and how to keep your kids safe on the internet, and as a dad, how getting your son a ticket to Comic Con and a new pair of Yeezy's doesn't necessarily mean he'll take your call. 

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Nov 06, 2018
Megan Batoon and John Crist on Navigating Life as a Social Media Personality
01:00:01

Today Dustin sits down with stand up comedian / funny video maker John Crist AND influencer / dancer / podcaster Megan Batoon to chat about their lives as social media personalities. Listen as they discuss Megan's boouje cats, why it's difficult for social media personalities to answer the question, "What do you do?", navigating changing family and friendship dynamics, and hear John write his romantic comedy. 

Oct 30, 2018
Humor in the Home with Jason Collings
01:02:35

Today Dustin sits down to chat about humor in the home with comedian (The Tonight Show) Jason Collings. Listen as they promise they're not lying when they say they have kids in their acts, why they don't bounce joke ideas off their wives and Jason's insane career trajectory from music producer to martial arts instructor to comedian. 

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Oct 23, 2018
Barry Rothbart on Starting a Family
53:58

Today Dustin sits down with the comedian (Comedy Central, Conan) and actor Barry Rothbart (Wolf of Wall Street) to talk about starting a family. Listen as Dustin and Barry discuss what makes a good parent, why it's ok not to be excited about your friends having kids and why therapists in LA must hate their jobs. 

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Oct 16, 2018
Tim Hawkins talks Life and Family
01:17:56

This week, Dustin is on the (actual) road with comedian Tim Hawkins! On a drive between gigs (don't worry, they had a driver) they took time out to chat about life, homeschooling, comedy, family and more. Hear Tim reflect on learning about vampires and typing in high school (and basically nothing else), communication in marriage, and why getting good at golf might be a waste of time.

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Oct 09, 2018
Being the Youngest Child with Ken Garr
52:46

Today comedian Ken Garr chats with Dustin about growing up as the baby in the family. Hear how Ken was helping fight fires in Chicago as a literal child, how getting beat up by older siblings helps prepare you for a career in comedy and how having 14 nieces and nephews really takes the pressure off when it comes to giving your parents a grandkid. 

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Oct 02, 2018
Planning a Wedding with Dorothy Tran
48:00

Today Dustin sits down to talk all things wedding planning with producer Steven English and his wife, KYXY 96.5 FM radio personality, Dorothy Tran. Hear about how Dorothy and Steven managed to get through planning THREE separate ceremonies, dealing with the stress and pressures of parents and extended family, and why Vietnamese weddings are the best.

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Sep 25, 2018
Kids and Video Games with Christian Spicer
57:03

This week, Dustin chats with fellow comedian and gamer Christian Spicer about all things kids and video games. Hear Christian desperately try to describe the term 'polygonal' to Dustin (Spoiler: Dustin still doesn't understand it) and how all screen time isn't created equal. They also delve into how gaming isn't the subculture it once was and discuss its larger effect on the world. Check out Christian's Twitch channel at www.twitch.tv/christianspicer and rate and subscribe to us wherever you enjoy your podcasts. It only takes a minute and it REALLY helps us out. 

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Sep 18, 2018
Kids and Video Games with Christian Spicer

This week, Dustin chats with fellow comedian and gamer Christian Spicer about all things kids and video games. Hear Christian desperately try to describe the term 'polygonal' to Dustin (Spoiler: Dustin still doesn't understand it) and how all screen time isn't created equal. They also delve into how gaming isn't the subculture it once was and discuss its larger effect on the world. Check out Christian's Twitch channel at www.twitch.tv/christianspicer and rate and subscribe to us wherever you enjoy your podcasts. It only takes a minute and it REALLY helps us out. 

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Sep 18, 2018
John Crist on Growing Up in a Big Family
01:09:26

This week, Dustin chats with comedian and viral sensation John Crist.  John shares about his life growing up in a family with eight (yes, EIGHT) kids. You've seen John's funny videos all over the internet, now hear him talk about how he spent most of his homeschooling building bike ramps in the woods and how to get attention when you and your seven siblings all dress the same. Also, Dustin reveals which of his kids is his favorite. 

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Sep 11, 2018
Growing up with Immigrant Parents: Chinedu Unaka and Zoltan Kaszas
54:57

This week, Dustin sits down with comedians Chinedu Unaka and Zoltan Kaszas to learn about their experience growing up with parents who had immigrated from Nigeria and Hungary. Hear what it's like having a dad who wants to teach you to speak Igbo when you have Spanish homework and how Zoltan's mom isn't impressed with conspiracy theories. 

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Sep 04, 2018
Vicki Barbolak on Raising Kids and Chasing Dreams
58:31

America's Got Talent finalist Vicki Barbolak joins Dustin Nickerson in today's chat. Learn about what chasing your dreams while striving to have an active & healthy family life looks like. Vicki has two daughters & started stand up comedy at 38 years old. This episode brings you into her life before AGT and tells the story of her long nights & hard days striving to make her dreams come true.

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Aug 26, 2018