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The Dork Forest is a show where I, Jackie Kashian, interview everyone and anyone about what they really really like. ie thier dorkdom. Started in 2006, the youtube page has clips (and full episodes). and will lead you to all the information you may ever need re this show and Jackie's standup.

Aug 13, 2013

Carrie Brownstein (Portlandia, Sleater-Kinney) (@Carrie_Rachel on twitter) loves books, music, socio-linguistics, dogs, guitars and I interupt almost every stoy she tells. I talk too much but she's still fascinating, hilarious and really, quite nice. Enjoy. is the podcast network that TDF is with and there’s a bunch of other great podcasts there if you’re looking for more comedy podcasts… browse away!

Facebook Fan Group is where you can talk about the eps and meet other Rangers o' TDF You can also always email me at 

Donate at or My website has performance schedules and Tshirts/CDs and Hoodies too. The Amazon banner is there to click through to them and order (I get a kickback). Thanks for listening and enjoying the show. Take care out there, jackie

Stanford -
Lardo -
Portland Cello Project -
Doug Fir -
Melodica -
Authors to read:
Evelyn Waugh -
Somerset Maugham -
Nicholas Blake -
James Balwin -
Virginia Woolf -
Dave Eggers -
Clan of the Cave Bear -
VC Andrews – Flowers in the Attic -
Socio-Linguistics – language and society -
Discourse Analysis -
Descriptivist v Prescriptivism -
Code Switching -
Symbolic Power -

Steven Pinker -
Geoffrey Numberg -
Deborah Tannen -

Eight Below -
Cat in a Mushroom Costume -

Portland Food again:

Phone Bonus on the app and at