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Maybe Don't

Maybe Don't

By Kevin Bartelt and Yusong Liu
Kevin Bartelt and Yusong Liu, the producers of Hollywood Handbook and Doughboys, join forces to create their own instantly forgettable podcast. Each week features heart to heart discussions, groundbreaking interviews (of each other), captivating character studies (themselves), original short stories and even live music.
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Maybe Hiatus
This week, Kevin & Yusong announce they're taking a break from the podcast, reflect on what they've learned, and discuss songs from the D.A.R.E. program. A huge thank you to everyone who's listened and supported. We'll see you in season 2!
May 18, 2020
Dumb Person Smarting Myself Up (with Ben Sheehan)
We're joined by Ben Sheehan (OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?) to have an enlightening capital-c Conversation about how our government actually works on our lowercase-c comedy podcast. Plus, we get into the difficulties and benefits of not caring about what other people think.
May 11, 2020
Phoners with Mommy (with Kevin T. Porter)
This week, we're joined by Kevin T. Porter (Good Christian Fun, Inside Voices) to discuss appreciating family time and the value of taking photos. Plus, we talk about the benefits of contacting friends out of the blue, and not just when you have a reason.
May 4, 2020
Watch My Fingers Rock (with Lauren Lapkus)
This week, Kevin & Yusong are joined by Lauren Lapkus (Newcomers, The Wrong Missy) to discuss what to avoid right after getting your license, misconceptions about our crushes as teens, and the many benefits of learning something new. 
April 27, 2020
Thirst Trap Tutorial (with Ify Nwadiwe)
Kevin & Yusong are joined by Ify Nwadiwe (Candy Dinner, Nerdificent) who shares his journey to finding his crowd. Plus, we take a fun detour to explore topics such as anime, taking it easy on your workout routine while at home and how to make a quality thirst trap.
April 20, 2020
Depression Power (with Mike Castle)
Kevin & Yusong are joined by Mike Castle (Brews Brothers) to discuss how no one should say they took AP classes any more, chess, the beauty of languages and "fake it till you make it." 
April 13, 2020
First-Gen Violinist Probs (with Mitra Jouhari)
Kevin and Yusong are joined by the incredible Mitra Jouhari (Three Busy Debras, Urgent Care) to discuss pretending to know what you're doing, apologizing mid-concert and the joys of a hobby where you can let yourself be bad.
April 6, 2020
Kentucky Freud Chicken
Yusong is worried he's fated for sadness, Kevin shares his perspective on handling week 2 of quarantine, plus the first ever impromptu Lowercase-c comedy Theater. Plus plus, we discuss the benefits of going out of your comfort zone and seeking out art that motivates you.
March 30, 2020
Maybe Remote: Ear Buds
Kevin & Yusong check in with each other during the lockdown. Yusong tells a story about getting uncomfortably high and Kevin shares some new hobbies he's picked up with the extra time.
March 23, 2020
Sunk Cost Fallacy
This week, Kevin & Yusong settle on a new format before discussing intimidating 6th graders, celebrating half-birthdays and forgetting to make plans. Plus, we open up some fan mail on lowercase-c comedy theater. Check out the Maybe Don't Merch at
March 9, 2020
ClipClop (with Jackie Johnson)
Kevin & Yusong are joined by the incredible Jackie Johnson (Natch Beaut) to discuss spotting red flags in relationships, taking self care seriously and simple steps in starting a skincare routine. PLUS, check out our amazing merch at!
March 2, 2020
Promo Code: We Don't Have One
This week, Yusong discusses his anxieties of being taken seriously in the workplace, Kevin checks in on his already faulty New Years’ Resolutions, and we visit a dating advice radio show on another edition of Lowercase-c Comedy Theater. Buy a Maybe Don't T-shirt, sweater, hoodie or sticker at!
February 24, 2020
Weird Flex But Okay (with Shannon Locke)
Kevin and Yusong are joined by Shannon Locke (Ask Me About Kpop) who share stories about the struggles and victories of babysitting, cat-sitting, and high school status symbols. Plus, we discuss the culture shock of going to college and the importance of teaching yourself things. PLUS PLUS, even WE got merch? It's so great and we love it and hope you want to buy it.
February 17, 2020
Big Personalities (with Andy Kneis)
Kevin and Yusong start off with some impossibly strong monologue jokes before producer-writer Andy Kneis (The Flagrant Ones, The Crypt Keeper Slays the Hits) joins them to discuss an intense search for a bathroom and how to make time for creative pursuits after work.
February 10, 2020
3 Bad Boys (with Matt Apodaca)
Kevin and Yusong are joined by podcast producer superstar Matt Apodaca (What's With These Homies Talkin' About Weezer, Candy Dinner) to discuss an all-consuming year of comedy, taking time for yourself and more. Plus, a drop-in from two surprise guests.
February 3, 2020
Bless this Guest (with Cody Ziglar)
Kevin and Yusong are joined by their first ever guest, writer and director Cody Ziglar (Craig of the Creek, She-Hulk) to talk about coming-of-age moments, finding your perfect social life balance, and more!
January 27, 2020
Blinded by the Flight
Kevin and Yusong are back, recording late for the first ever Maybe Don’t Nights. Yusong discusses his hate-watching experience of Cats, we visit a dating show taking place in an airplane and Kevin shares his insights after 5 years in Los Angeles. Plus, another edition of Netflix and Chili.
January 20, 2020
Not Just for Dads Anymore
This week, Kevin & Yusong start things off light by talking about their purpose for living, list some items they've acquired to "glow up" and reveal how to get dates at Model UN.
January 13, 2020
DMs: A No Slide Zone
Kevin & Yusong are back in 2020 with some of their strongest (self-proclaimed) material! Yusong describes his trip to China, Kevin shares some harrowing conversations over the holidays, and we visit a songwriters' summit.
January 6, 2020
Fear-Based Relationship (with Santa)
On the last Maybe Don’t of 2019, Kevin and Yusong discuss their New Years resolutions, visit a performance review in Lowercase-c comedy Theatre and discuss their difficulties with planning and tradition. A huge thank you to everyone who listened and supported us throughout the year!
December 23, 2019
Horndog or Corndog
Yusong and Kevin discuss the side effects of anti-anxiety medication, more stories from London and answer listener questions about video games and making new friends*. *Maybe Don’t is not liable for any damages to your friendships
December 16, 2019
Oof, That's Gotta Hurt
Kevin and Yusong make The Maybe Baby's Guide to Going on Vacation, explore a writers' room in Lowercase-c comedy Theatre and discuss toxic feedback.
December 9, 2019
Maybe Don't (But Where We Answer Your Questions)
Kevin and Yusong answer listener questions about moving to LA, work-life balance and if you can be friends with an ex. They'll be doing another Q&A ep in a few weeks, so send any questions to! 
December 2, 2019
Raw Charisma and Sex Appeal
Kevin and Yusong give conversation advice (from two people who constantly fail at it), sing about their party preferences, and a doctor lists some strange side effects in a new Lowercase-c Comedy Theater.
November 25, 2019
So You Think You Can Podcast
Yusong discusses his new job (!!!), Kevin talks about prioritizing, and a classroom experiences a scared straight program for podcasting. Plus, a song about Thanksgiving dinner conversations and how to take care of your boat in the winter.
November 18, 2019
Sorry That We're Tired: A Musical
Kevin and Yusong discuss their inability to say no, read about millennials on the Internet and showcase their first ever musical segment.
November 11, 2019
Groundhog Day on Christmas
Kevin and Yusong take a deep dive into the qualities of a good friendship, examine what it’s like in a non-conventional laptop repair store and Kevin reads a short story called The Laundry’s Done.
November 4, 2019
Stop Projecting, My Dude
Kevin is back with stories from tour, Yusong recalls times where he’s hidden from social events and a presidential candidate’s YouTube history is explored in Lowercase-c comedy Theatre. Plus, a short story called “The Weather in Hell is Nice."
October 28, 2019
Glass is Half Full (of Spooky Juice)
Kevin and Yusong discuss their most memorable Halloween costumes, childhood influences and bring back the long awaited Netflix & Chili. Plus, a short story called "How to Succeed in Business by Becoming a Bad Person."
October 21, 2019
"Oh No..."
Yusong endures a mortifying karaoke experience, Kevin shares a confrontation at Disneyland and they both explore an uncomfortable exchange at a coffee shop (there's nice stuff too).
October 14, 2019
30 Under 30
Kevin and Yusong try to get on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, take the beginning steps for co-hosts couples therapy and discuss things that make them happy. To nominate them for next year's 30 Under 30, go to
October 7, 2019
The Big Sad
Kevin and Yusong offer strategies for dealing with TBS, explore a Dorian Gray-inspired politician and read an angry message to UberEats.
September 30, 2019
10th Anniversary Special
For the 10th Anniversary Special of Maybe Don't, Kevin and Yusong discuss their literal and figurative dreams, explore a hitman negotiation and plan their double date.
September 23, 2019
Back and Funnier Than Ever
Reunited, Kevin and Yusong  discuss their experiences on tour. Plus, they share stories about missing friends, difficult venues and Emily Dickinson.
September 16, 2019
The Episode With No Jokes
In a groundbreaking podcast experiment, Kevin and Yusong go a whole episode without telling jokes while discussing the Black Eyed Peas, time management and having children.
September 9, 2019
Lowercase a, Lowercase a, Lowercase c
Yusong learns how to be social after work events, Kevin learns how to let go of regrets and neither of them learn ukulele.
September 2, 2019
Hang on, Hang on, Hang on
Kevin opens birthday gifts from Yusong, they explore the lives of hagglers and attend a destination wedding.
August 26, 2019
It's Humand in Brooklyn
Kevin and Yusong read their poem, explore the lives of aerobics instructors and enter the joke zone. 
August 19, 2019
The Closer
Kevin and Yusong discuss Seattle, unnecessary negativity on the Internet and Baby Gap. 
August 12, 2019
The Eulogy
Kevin and Yusong discuss their big photoshoot for the podcast, explore the lives of struggling radio DJs and ponder how to exit/embrace the dark times.
August 5, 2019
If I Did It
Kevin and Yusong confront guilt after plans fall through, read highly personal fan fiction and explore the life of an AirBnB host. Plus, they introduce the first ever editions of The Shame Corner and On This Day In Seventh Grade.
July 29, 2019
Go Home
Kevin and Yusong discuss groceries, an exorcism and the pros and cons of pros and cons. 
July 22, 2019