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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 30, 2011

My guests are friends and love old timey comedy. TV’s Frank (Conniff) and Ben Schwartz are recorded LIVE in Meltdown Comics at the Nerdmelt Stage. Nick Thune brings it home with some stand up! 



Recorded Live by Zac McKeever

Audio leveling by Patrick Brady

Music is by Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by
Vilmos: who has his OWN podcast.


The websites are and

Apps are available for the iPhone,and Android. Review the show on iTunes and feel free to e me.


App Bonus: Ben’s profile of comedy writer Jack Douglas for the WGA



Ladies and Gentleman, Lenny Bruce – Book Frank has read

Broadway Danny Rose – Movie we’ve all seen

Phil Baker – respected comic no one remembers J

Jack Benny

Mary Tyler Moore Show – Netflix this

Jack Douglas

Andy Kindler

Jimmy Durante

Dick Van Dyke Show – Netflix this

Bill Persky

Sam Denoff

Garry Marshall

Jerry Belson

Buck Henry

Never Trust a Naked Busdriver

Larry Gelbart – I had heard of him!

Nichols and May

Paramount Comedy Shorts - This looks like a great collection

Fred Allen

WC Fields – if you don’t know him… please.

George S. Kaufman

SJ Perlman – funny quotes:)

Sherwood Schwartz – no one knew what Frank said. OR DID YOU?

Nat Perrin

Red Skelton

Marlo Thomas

Limberger Cheese – Ben’s article.

History of Limberger Cheese

The Crusher – Video!

Sincerely Yours

Some Came Running

The Church that Bob Hope’s Infidelity Built

William Bendix

Cinimatic Titanic


APP Bonus is PDF of great article that Ben wrote for the WGA Magazine. Not online. Exclusive!