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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.

Nov 20, 2011

Bengt Washburn is a great comic. He also has a Masters Degree in in Fine Art. Yeah. It’s a smart TDF. We ARE at Acme Comedy Company’s 20th Anniversary in Minneapolis. It’s another installment of talk to as many of the 20 comics celebrating that weekend to find out what they all dork out about. This one? Comedy. Enjoy.



Audio leveling by Patrick Brady
Music is by
Mike Ruekberg.
Website design by
Vilmos: who has his own podcast


Apps are available with bonus content: iPhone or Android
My websites are and

Review the show on iTunes
Feel free to e me.


Cross Pollination Advertising: A really cool website is FreakinAwesomeNetwork – reviews of every kind of thing ever discussed on TDF.



Navy Medic Marine Corp

Thomas Kinkaid

Bengt Washburn Video

Hell Bengt – his comedy CD

Uffizi Florence Art Museum

Paul Cézanne

Clyfford Still


Jackson Pollock

Robert Ryman

Robert Motherwell

David Hockney

I’m talking too much

Autistic Kid Recruited in Oregon

Musee de l’Orangerie

Musee d’Orsay

Centre Pompidou

Gabriel Orozco

Paul Pollaro – he does NOT have a website

Andrew Wyeth

Erie Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum

Chicago Art Institute

Magritte– grr. I’ve seen LOTS of him. I'm smart.

Milwaukee “building” in MPLS

Nicene Creed


Bengt’s Reading Recommend:

David Sedaris Me Talk Pretty One Day

Understanding Comics

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History


I Recommend:

Kyle Baker