Take a Walk

Explore Los Angeles (and occasionally other cities) with host and comic Vanessa Gritton. Two people take a walk to an interesting place. Then they talk about that place.

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Raves
March 9, 2018
Nes and Jess talk to comedian Kevin Anderson about being that guy who goes to raves. Listen now!

 

 

 

 

 


The Hollywood Canteen
March 2, 2018
Nes and Jess talk to comedian Katie Merriam about the Hollywood Canteen, a former LA landmark where military men and women were waited on by the biggest entertainment names of the day. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Comfort Foods From Home
February 23, 2018
Vanessa and Jessica talk to Anna Valenzuela and Cindy Aravena (from the Brujaja Podcast) about foods that make you miss home when you’re sick (or just homesick). Listen now!

 

 

 

 


The Clubhouse
February 16, 2018
Nes and Jess talk to comedians Sean Hyatt and Ryan O’Toole about LA improv venue The Clubhouse. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


India
February 9, 2018
The girls sit down with Sameer Suri to talk about India, history, the desire to eat post tragedy and the cruelty of third world tailors. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Road Trippin’
February 2, 2018
Nes and Jess meet with husband and wife, tattoo artist Emily Effler and comedian John-Michael Bond to talk day trips, the Madonna Inn, things to do when you have 12 hours in a new city and following strangers into the desert. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Sacramento With Nadav
January 26, 2018
Nes and Jess meet with Nadav Fleisher to talk about wandering around someone else’s home town during the holidays, prison shanks, fish hatcheries, Folsom Prison and how Nadav almost ruined Vanessa’s life with a katana. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Social Dates with Aubrey
January 19, 2018
Vanessa and Jess meet with comedian Aubrey Jacobowitz to discuss her month of coffee dates. They discuss how to be social when you’re dealing with anxiety, putting yourself out there and giving yourself the same courtesies you give others. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Mercury, Nevada
January 11, 2018
Vanessa and Jess meet with local Treat Sack, Travis Clark. They talk aliens, nuclear explosion, atomic tourism, weird impressions and Garfield (Cat). A Patreon Exclusive!

 

 

 


Let’s All Go To The Library
January 3, 2018
It’s Jessica Singer’s first episode as co-host! Vanessa and Jess meet with LA Meekly’s Greg Gonzales to talk about the Brand Library for arts and music, scholastic book fairs, the most overdue books in the world, local resources and the worst ad read by far. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Drinking Holes
December 22, 2017
Vanessa joins a tipsy Kevin Anderson, Casey Clark and Radostin Zahariev to discuss their favorite drinking holes, young and dumb horror stories, play a drinking game and make a very special announcement.

 

 

 

 


Everything is Gnarluminated
December 8, 2017
Vanessa is joined by Chris Crittenden to talk how everything is a skate spot when you’re bored enough, Vanessa’s incessant sneezing, and how skate video music influenced us. A Patreon Exclusive!

 

 

 


The Mexican Hat Dance of Doom
December 1, 2017
Southern comfort Rivers Langley returns to talk about all of the bonkers history surrounding Griffith Park and billionaire madman Griffith J Griffith (yes his name is Double Griffith). They discuss curses, history and hat dances.

 

 

 

 


Frank and Son’s
November 16, 2017
Atif Myers joins Vanessa to talk about their recent trip to nerd flea market Frank and Son’s and to chat about collectibles, comic books, amine and more. A Patreon Exclusive!

 

 

 


A Very Guinea Episode
November 7, 2017
Vanessa meets with lunatic and comedian David Rosenberg to talk all things guinea pigs and the current rescue crisis at the LA Guinea Pig shelter before David goes on a million tangents about rodents, bananas and his Jewish family. This may be the weirdest episode to date.

 

 

 

 


Weediquette
September 5, 2017
Vanessa meets with budtender/comedian Jessica Singer and some guy named Adam Tod Brown to talk weed, dispensary etiquette, and many many tangents don’t remember. We were really, really high. A Patreon Exclusive!

 

 

 


Keeping the Gentleman in Gentleman’s Club
October 24, 2017
Vanessa meets with Radostin Zahariev, Evan Kessler and Ian Ager to talk about LA strip club Jumbo’s Clown room as well as strip club etiquette and Rad’s 5 min awkward comedy album. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Nadav and the Underground Dodgeball League
October 17, 2017
Vanessa and Nadav get together to discuss the Sandlot-ian dodgeball game of his youth, why grownups are weird and angry sometimes, and why Adam is so f***ing wrong about apples, red delicious are terrible mush, ADAM. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Hollywood Boulevard and Delusions
October 10, 2017
Vanessa meets with comedian Justin Williams to discuss theme bars, ripoff superhero characters, if delusion is just a necessary flavor of hope and lottery tickets. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Meltdown Comics
September 26, 2017
Vanessa and 2/3rds of the This is Rad trio sit down to talk about the magic of Meltdown, finding the other weirdos in the world, the importance of having an open mind about passions and hosting an open mic. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Coral Castle and Other Monuments To Eccentricity
September 12, 2017
Vanessa meets with John Fahy to discuss the Coral Castle, the weirdest shit they’ve ever done for love, empty millionaires and the life’s works of weirdos on display. Don’t miss it!

 

 

 

 


OC Theme Parks
September 5, 2017
Vanessa meets the Mean Boys to discuss growing up in areas with no culture, roller coaster accidents, why Keith was twice fired from Disney and more. A Patreon Exclusive!

 

 

 


The North Carolina Hardcore Scene
August 29, 2017
Vanessa meets with Brian Cox and emergency sound guy Kasey Clark to discuss why Waffle House is the greatest dining chain of all time, the hardcore scene in North Carolina, and why no one does bloody marys or hospitality like the south. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


The Los Angeles Murder Map (Pt. 3)
August 22, 2017
Vanessa meets with Matt Brousseau and Kevin Anderson (where they’re joined by a wandering Travis Clark) to discuss ghost stories and read Matt’s insane word art manifesto. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


The Los Angeles Murder Map (Pt. 2)
August 15, 2017
Vanessa welcomes the duo behind the LA Meekly podcast for more talk about famous murder locations in Los Angeles. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


The Los Angeles Murder Map (Pt. 1)
July 25, 2017
Caitlin Cutt and Kari Martin join Vanessa to talk famous murder locations in Los Angeles. A Patreon Exclusive!

 

 

 


Florida and Roadside Attractions
August 1, 2017
Vanessa records an impromptu emergency episode with comedian Adam Tod Brown about strange small towns in Florida and the merits of roadside attractions. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


The State Of Texas
July 25, 2017
Vanessa and Madison Shepard talk about the parts of Texas y’all haven’t heard about, being shaped by your community and why donuts are the best host gift. A Patreon Exclusive!

 

 

 


The Steampunk Cafe
July 21, 2017
Vanessa and Erik Barnes talk about the Steampunk Cafe where everyone knows your name, why making friends as an adult is hard, the history of the “BYAAAA” soundbite and how to find your “third place” in the world. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Amoeba Records
July 15, 2017
Vanessa and comic Adam Tod Brown visit the world famous Amoeba Records in Hollywood. And also an Arby’s in Hollywood. Don’t miss it!

 

 

 

 


The Museum of Death
June 17, 2017
Vanessa and comic Anna Valenzuela explore the Museum of Death in Hollywood. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Trois Mec
June 3, 2017
Vanessa and comic Cindy Aravena take a trip to famed LA restaurant Trois Mec. Don’t miss it!

 

 

 

 


Dodger Stadium
May 16, 2017
Vanessa welcomes comic Adam Tod Brown for a visit to Dodger Stadium. Don’t miss it!

 

 

 

 


Who Should Run for President Next?
May 3, 2017
Vanessa almost suffers a stroke when special guest Chet Wild takes her on a tour of the infamous Culver City Stairs. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Pink’s Hot Dogs
April 19, 2017
Comedian Kevin Anderson and Vanessa sit in her car in the parking lot of a Pink’s Hot Dogs and talk about the best late night eats in Los Angeles. Many bad impressions happen.

 

 

 

 


The Magic Castle
April 5, 2017
Vanessa welcomes comic/former child magician Alex Mandelberg and comic/not even sort of a magician Kevin Anderson to discuss the impenetrable fortress of entertainment that is LA’s Magic Castle. Listen now!

 

 

 

 


Clifton’s Cafeteria
March 24, 2017
Host Vanessa Gritton and comic Rivers Langley visit Clifton’s Cafeteria, a Los Angeles landmark with an insane back story. Don’t miss it!