Ep. #39: Like the Time I Got Fired From Camp for Rocking Too Hard (w/ Sara and Sam Richardson)

Sara and Sam Richardson met each other at camp, and had so much fun they decided to travel around the country visiting various camps and making a documentary film about it. They join to talk about the differences and similarities between Christian and Jewish camps, the craziness that comes from being in a Christian metal band, and … Continue reading Ep. #39: Like the Time I Got Fired From Camp for Rocking Too Hard (w/ Sara and Sam Richardson)

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Ep. #38: Like the Time I Made Out With the Son of the Head of Homeland Security (w/ Rebecca Caplan)

Rebecca Caplan got her start as a comedy writer putting together dramatic plays at Camp Timber Tops, where she also penned the world-renowned Forrest Gumpstein for Lip Sync Night. Join us as we discuss the difficulties of being a counselor, the importance (or lack thereof) of keeping a clean bunk, and hear her tale of romance torn … Continue reading Ep. #38: Like the Time I Made Out With the Son of the Head of Homeland Security (w/ Rebecca Caplan)

Ep. #37: Like the Time We Gave Thanks For Camp

Jare Akchin and Daniel Kaufman are thankful for the years they spent at Camp Newman in California, even as the camp lays in ruins after being devastated in the California wildfires of the past few months. Fortunately, the specialness of camp resides more in an emotional space than physical, and Camp Newman is already preparing … Continue reading Ep. #37: Like the Time We Gave Thanks For Camp

Ep. #36: Like the Time We Sang All Day Every Day (w/Lisa Loeb)

Lisa Loeb is not just an iconic singer-songwriter and performer, she's also a huge fan of summer camps, so much so that she raises money to send kids to camp every summer through her Camp Lisa Foundation. She joins us to share her memories of her childhood at camp, which she spent mostly (what else) … Continue reading Ep. #36: Like the Time We Sang All Day Every Day (w/Lisa Loeb)

Ep. #35: Like The Time I Tried To Call My Parents Collect (w/Paul Shirley)

Paul Shirley has led an adventure-filled life, traveling all over the world to play basketball and taking in a variety of cultures and experiences, all of which he's written brilliantly about. But before all that, he was a child going to science and boy scout camps in small towns across Kansas, where he dealt with … Continue reading Ep. #35: Like The Time I Tried To Call My Parents Collect (w/Paul Shirley)

Ep. #34: Like the Time I Wrote A Novel About Coming of Age at Camp (w/ Mandy Berman)

Adolescence is a tough transition for anyone, which makes the time we spend at summer camp so refreshing. Mandy Berman, author of the coming of age novel Perennials, joins Sara and Micah to talk about that time in our lives when...things started to change. Plus we learn the meaning of Rock Time, and why it's … Continue reading Ep. #34: Like the Time I Wrote A Novel About Coming of Age at Camp (w/ Mandy Berman)

Ep. #33: Camp Movie Night – Camp Nowhere Edition

Movie night is a staple of the summer camp experience. But how well do movies (and other forms of entertainment) portray the camp experience? Joined by our friends Benji Orlansky and Herschel Bleefeld, we watched the 1994 classic movie Camp Nowhere to find out what camp would be like if teenagers created a summer camp all to themselves … Continue reading Ep. #33: Camp Movie Night – Camp Nowhere Edition

Ep. #32: Like The Time I Got To Play In The Upper Senior Basketball Game (w/ Seth Davis)

Nowadays Seth Davis is an esteemed sportswriter, currently one of the faces we see every March during CBS' coverage of March Madness (as well as the executive editor of soon-to-launch CBB site The Fieldhouse). But growing up, Seth was a camper like you and me, spending his summers at Camp Equinunk in Pennsylvania. His time … Continue reading Ep. #32: Like The Time I Got To Play In The Upper Senior Basketball Game (w/ Seth Davis)

Ep. 31: Like the Time Wet Hot American Summer Was Based On My Camp Experience (w/David Wain)

Many things serve as inspirations for this podcast, but one of them is the delightful summer camp movie romp 'Wet Hot American Summer'. So you can imagine our excitement to be joined by David Wain, cocreator and director of everything within the WHAS universe, including WHAS: Ten Years Later, recently released on Netflix. David has … Continue reading Ep. 31: Like the Time Wet Hot American Summer Was Based On My Camp Experience (w/David Wain)

Ep. 30: Like the Time I Asked Out Every Girl at Camp (w/Jason Sattler)

Sometimes if you feel like you don't fit in, you end up on the sidelines making fun of all the perceived cool kids. Perhaps that experience helped shape the comedic voice of Jason Sattler, aka @LOLGOP on Twitter, who takes some time out of his busy schedule roasting the embattled leaders of the free world and fighting … Continue reading Ep. 30: Like the Time I Asked Out Every Girl at Camp (w/Jason Sattler)