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Por*Ass Podcast

By Veronica Porras
Can we live abundantly while on a budget? Lets find out...
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#60 - Theater On A Budget
So many worlds take place on one stage sums up the experience of going to a Monkey with a Hat 10 min play festival. I sit down with Jen McDonnell (Bird's Eye Books) and Phil McNassar (Primary Director of the sketch comedy troupe Escape Reality), both playwrights for the 2022 Phoenix themed festival year for an in depth chat on play writing during a pandemic. How did Jen and Phil bring to their plays to life while in a pandemic? Listen and find out.  Monkey with a Hat On Facebook page for the live stream information -  https://www.facebook.com/monkeywaho/  Audio Globe - Festivals Live Stream Archive of other festival years - https://www.audioglobe.com/ Clinton Street Theater the Home of Monkey with a Hat On - https://cstpdx.com/ Birds Eye Books - https://www.facebook.com/Birds-Eye-Books-1301984616566342/ Orpheus & Eurydice - https://www.greeka.com/greece-myths/orpheus-eurydice/ Escape Reality - https://www.escaperealitycomedy.com/ Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things Instagram - Porasspodcast  Twitter - Porasspodcast  www.venmo.com - @BMEREcovery Want a personal video message? Get me on Cameo! - https://www.cameo.com/veeporras pay pal - https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee -https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Leave a Tip On my GoodPods page and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb Riverside Referral Link - Looking for a platform to record, stream, create clips of your content? Use my referral link to sign up when you subscribe to an upgraded account https://riverside.fm/?
01:03:57
June 22, 2022
#59 Solo On A Budget - Peter McGraw
Peter McGraw (host of Solo: The Podcast - The Single Person's Guide To A Remarkable Life) and I have an in depth discussion being single people. We breakdown the singleness stigma and challenge the singleness narrative into a cause for celebration. Relationship or no relationship where ever you go, there you are. Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com - leave a rating! it helps the pod for new listeners to find us. RateThisPodcast.com/porasspodcast @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter email: porasspodcast AT gmail DOT com Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Leave a Tip and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb Riverside Referral Link - Looking for a platform to record, stream, create clips of your content? Use my refferal link to sign up when you subscribe to an upgraded account https://riverside.fm/?utm_campaign=campaign_1&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=rewardful&via=porasspodcast
01:11:32
February 26, 2022
#58 - Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy A Humorous History
During the Covid-19 pandemic, two friends in comedy, Nina G. & OJ Patterson, joined forces to celebrate both their love of stand-up comedy to write Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy: A Humorous History (published by The History Press). The book includes over 100 photos, incorporating interviews from comedians like Don Novello (aka Father Guido Sarducci), Larry “Bubbles” Brown, Donald Lacy, Carrie Snow, Debi Durst, Tony Sparks, Ritch Shydner, and Lisa Geduldig (Kung Pao Kosher Comedy) that help tell the story of Bay Area stand-up comedy from the mid 1800s to the pandemic. Follow Nina G on Instagram @ninagcomedian and OJ Patterson @OJpatterson  www.BayAreaStandUpComedy.com - To order your copy of the book and upcoming events Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com  leave a rating! it helps the pod for new listeners to find us. www.RateThisPodcast.com/porasspodcast  @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter  email: porraspodcast AT Gmail DOT com  Venmo: @BMERecovery  For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras  paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras  Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast  Leave a Tip and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb Riverside  Riverside Referral Link - Looking for a platform to record, stream, create clips of your content? Use my refferal link to sign up when you subscribe to an upgraded account I get a 10% commision https://riverside.fm/?utm_campaign=campaign_1&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=rewardful&via=porasspodcast
01:02:09
February 13, 2022
#57 - Black Thot On A Budget - Zorba Jevon Hughes
"You don't choose comedy, comedy chooses you" Can there be a sustainable relationship between power and vulnerability? Let's find out. Meet comedian Zorba Jevon Hughes. He titled this episode for me so I'm giving him credit for that. He's been a comedian for 20 plus years. He's performed from New York to California with his thought provoking esoteric one liners. He is featured on Words from the Wise: Over 6,000 of the Smartest Things Ever Said https://u1lib.org/book/5287693/11eed7?dsource=recommend He'll be in the 2023 SF Sktechfest look him on Facebook, follow him on Instagram @Zorba_jevon  https://sfsketchfest.com/schedule-and-tickets/ Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com - leave a rating! it helps the pod for new listeners to find us. www.RateThisPodcast.com/porasspodcast @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Leave a Tip and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb
01:29:54
January 27, 2022
#56 - Happy New Year - Joe Klocek
What happens when headliners become "too famous" and lose connection to the audience that got them famous in the first place? Joe Klocek has some great stories to kick off the new year to not become that cautionary tale. Stay Humble Stay Grateful...or at least try.   Follow Joe Klocek on Twitter & Instagram @standupjoe  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com - leave a rating! it helps the pod for new listeners to find us. RateThisPodcast.com/porasspodcast @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Leave a Tip On my GoodPods page and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
01:04:21
January 20, 2022
#55 - Single Bells - Jessica Varma
Two single women of color in recovery talk about the realness of being single during the holiday season. Single Resources: Therapy For Black Girls - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/therapy-for-black-girls/id1223803641?i=1000501806709 Solo The Single Persons Guide To An Incredible Life - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/solo-the-single-persons-guide-to-a-remarkable-life/id1493565823?i=1000489520613 Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Leave a Tip and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
54:45
December 24, 2021
#54 - Lisa Geduldig - Kung Pao Kosher Comedy
“What are Jews supposed to do on Christmas?”  Kung Pao Kosher Comedy is an institution in San Francisco and one of the city’s longest running comedy shows. Kung Pao is the brainchild of San Francisco-based Jewish comedian, Lisa Geduldig. The idea for Kung Pao came when Lisa was booked to perform at The Peking Garden Club in South Hadley, Massachusetts at what she imagined would be a comedy club, but upon her arrival she discovered it was a Chinese restaurant! Kung Pao Kosher Comedy as been operating since 1993 and was the country’s first Jewish comedy show on Christmas that took place in a Chinese restaurant and has been Featured in the New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Forward. This legendary event has boasted a Who’s Who of household name Jewish comedians including Henny Youngman , Shelley Berman, David Brenner, and Elayne Boosler. Celebrating it's 29th Anniversary, Lisa and I chat on how the pandemic as affected the show since going virtual in 2020. For tickets for the 2021 show and upcoming shows, click the link below. For tickets https://www.koshercomedy.com Follow Kung Pao Kosher Comedy on Twitter & Instagram @kungpaokoshercomedy ****************************************************************** Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Leave a Tip and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
38:05
December 16, 2021
#53 - Chris Kemper - Door Dashing While On A Budget
"You're getting a front row seat to humanity" Chris Kemper is not the person to be racist with. After a recent physical assault while Door Dashing during this pandemic, Chris received several racists DMs assuming that his attackers were Black or Mexican. Yikes! So Chris and I then have a discussion about can you make a living while on disability and what would you do if you had 700 million dollars.  Follow Chris Kemper on Facebook he will add you as a friend. On 11/06/2021 He'll be featuring at Moose Lodge in Centralia, Washington show at 8pm PST click the link for venue directions https://www.mooseintl.org/location/1109-chehalis/ ********************************************************** Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Leave a Tip and be added to my GoodPods Private Chat Group - Follow me on the Goodpods podcast app rate and comment on individual episodes chat with me and with other fans! https://goodpods.app.link/UzMxr9Duhkb Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
50:33
October 14, 2021
#52 - Loren Kraut - Giraffe Corner
Meet Loren Kraut who is a writer and comedian from San Francisco, CA.  Her YouTube video series, Giraffe Corner, tackles giraffe therapy and is not intended for children. We talk about finding mental health resources during this time of pandemic and procrastibaking. When you know you should be doing something else, but you bake goods instead! PLUS special job search story that I included - The Abundance Path is Quite the Trip! Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A CoffeeBuy Me A Coffee -  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf ********************************************** Exploratorium Museum - San Francisco, CA https://www.exploratorium.edu/ Tcho Chocolate - Berkeley, CA https://tcho.com/ 40+ Recipes for Procrastibaking - https://cooking.nytimes.com/68861692-nyt-cooking/18537432-40-recipes-for-procrastibaking?ds_c=71700000052595478&gclid=Cj0KCQjwtMCKBhDAARIsAG-2Eu-1kJEZcQ9tzzOL5EiaQB9VjFtlQtaEtn5fvfhF1_deIfEdS7HDn2waAhl4EALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
01:24:55
October 01, 2021
#51 - Vasectomy On A Budget
"This is a really cool club to be a part of" Following the recent Texas SB8 near ban abortion law, I was inspired to do an episode on vasectomies. Meet my guests Josh Cole and Patrick from Chicago both have had vasectomies and they have come on the podcast to share their stories.  Jose Cole Bio - https://instagram.com/joshcolebluegrass Portland based bluegrass musician, podcast host and DJ for the longest running bluegrass program this side of the Mississippi, Music From The True Vine. DISCLAIMER: Please consult your doctor when considering any type of medical procedures. The purpose of this episode is to have open dialogue on vasectomies.  ********************************************************** Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Leave a Tip Buy Me A Coffee -  https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf ************************************************** reference links https://worldvasectomyday.org/ https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2019/05/opinions/kamau-bell-united-shades-vasectomy/ https://www.statnews.com/2020/09/16/medicaid-change-archaic-rules-tubal-ligation/ https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/expert-answers/vasectomy/faq-20058022 https://academic.oup.com/jnci/article/112/1/5/5497503 https://www.texastribune.org/2021/09/10/texas-abortion-law-ban-enforcement/ https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/483065-alabama-lawmaker-proposes-law-forcing-men-to-get-a-vasectomy-at-50-in https://www.guttmacher.org/article/2021/04/2021-track-become-most-devastating-antiabortion-state-legislative-session-decades#
47:49
September 16, 2021
#50 - Vanz Roliz - Emotional Boundaries While on a Budget
my guest Vanz and I talk about communicating emotional boundaries and how it connects to sexual orientation or gender expression. I talk about my experiences being demisexual and Vanz with her experiences being Non Binary. Please note that we are speaking from our own personal experiences; other people's experiences may differ and vary.  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Buy Me A Coffee - Exclusive Por*Ass Podcast Content https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
01:40:40
September 09, 2021
#49 - Shaan Sharma - Holding Space for the Opposition
How do you advocate for systematic changes in a voluntary organization when facing difficult personalities, Status Quo Leadership, lip service, bureaucracy, and red tape? How do you filter out the background noise and focus on what's important? Shaan Sharma is an Actor, a member of SOLIDARITY (a grassroots SAG-AFTRA education group) and SAG-AFTRA LA Local Board Member. Shaan and I get candid about the underbelly of volunteer service.  **DISCLAIMER** - Shaan and I speak strictly from our own experience and are not speaking for our respective organizations. The episode is not about blaming or throwing personal slanders to current leadership.    Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Reddit Discussions - https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf **CORRECTIONS** - I say that I have been in recovery for 60 years. I meant to say 16 yrs. 
01:40:40
August 30, 2021
#48 - Smile On A Budget - Seth Eliot Santoro
Seth Eliot Santoro, CEC is a Healer and Smileologist. Seth’s vision is to inspire the world to smile and therefore heal from the inside.  FB Page: www.facebook.com/iamsetheliot/ FB Personal: www.facebook.com/sethesantoro Instagram: @iamsetheliot ****************************** Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Buy Me A Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/porasspodcast Reddit Discussions -  https://www.reddit.com/user/PorAssPodcast/comments/n02gb9/the_podcast_where_i_talk_about_living_abundantly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
01:09:29
August 13, 2021
#47 - Family Secrets On A Budget - Melissa Page
"You just don't know what's going on behind closed doors" Melissa and I have a candid convo on how insidious Family Secrets can play out in our adult lives.  Check out Melissa's Page Park Travel for all your travel needs.   Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Buy Me A Coffee - Exclusive Por*Ass Podcast Content 
01:04:28
August 05, 2021
#46 - A Couple in Quarantine - Cory & Milan
"There's no point in trying to argue with someone who's set on being stupid" Cory Robinson is a comedian, actor, and podcaster (Co-Host of Showtime & Kev). Milan Bond is his girlfriend who works in Luxury Hospitality. How are Cory and Milan not letting the trauma of racism, communicating finances, and the stresses of a global pandemic break apart their relationship? Listen and find out.  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Buy Me A Coffee - Exclusive Por*Ass Podcast Content Twitch - https://twitch.tv/porasspodcast
01:01:20
July 29, 2021
Por*Ass Podcast Trailer
Can we live abundantly while on a budget? Let’s find out… www.VeeComedy.com Instagram & Twitter @porasspodcast
00:43
July 17, 2021
#45 - Charlie Bailey - Red Flags On A Budget
"Do the red flags ever go away?" Comedian, turned Lyft driver, turned Facebook smartass, Charlie Bailey and I talk about Red Flags in dating and dog rescuing. Follow Charlie on instagram @charlie_bailey48 Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:03:40
July 15, 2021
#44 - Joy On A Budget - Grant Lyon
"It cost money when you don't face your trauma" Fellow comedian Grant Lyon (Comedy Central, Amazon Prime feature Killer Kate) talks about getting in touch with your joy even in the face of hardship and challenges. He also created a game Curmudgeon a game of silly insults. Follow him on Instagram & Twitter @grantlyon1 Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:04:28
July 08, 2021
#43 - Donuts on a Budget - Baruch Porras-Hernandez
Baruch Porras-Hernandez is a comedian, artist, and poet. A fan of donuts. Author of Lovers of the Deep Fried Circle and I Miss You Delicate. We both share the same last name and we try to figure out if were actually related. You can follow him on twitter & Instagram.  @baruchporrashernandez - instagram @baruchisonfire - twitter Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:23:12
July 01, 2021
#42 - Wes Hofmann - Baseball Culture on a Budget
This is how I'm socializing now. Wes tells a story of how he used LinkedIn to get a second opinion on his heart condition. The joys of navigating medical bureaucracy and Wes gives me a lesson on baseball culture. Follow Wes on Instagram @wesjoke on Twitter and Instagram website weshofmann.com. Check out his comedy album Slow Child on Apple Music.  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:00:52
June 24, 2021
#41 - Gentleman on a Budget - Greg Asdourian
How do you stay as a gentleman in the face of rumor and gossip? Film maker, Comedian, Father, and Covid survivor Greg Asdourian as some ideas.  Gentleman Film Indiegogo Campaign https://igg.me/at/gentlemanfilm Click here to donate and help finance the film! Check out the Trailer.  Link to the Ted Talk video by Joyce Short on Consent https://youtu.be/imr5ZiAY_ao Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com  @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:17:10
June 09, 2021
#40 - Carolynn Thompson - Nerve Love Touch
"To heal chronic pain is a journey" So you have pain and are on a budget and you want to heal where do you go? Meet Carolynn Thompson, L.M.T., C.S.T, ICT, D.oN. She is the founder of Integrated Cranial Health and has been a manual therapist with a specialty in chronic pain. Her focus is to provide lasting relief to the wonderful clients who come to see her dealing with injury, pain and complex health issues. Get the healing you deserve.  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery Click here to paypal me For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras  
01:23:26
April 29, 2021
#39 - Victor Escobedo - Salsa On A Budget
Show some respect for the Salsa! The restaurant industry in San Francisco has been hit hard during Covid-19. My guest Victor Escobedo owner of Papalote talks about how he has been affected by the pandemic while sharing his insights on what makes a GOOD salsa.  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.cameo.com/veeporras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras 
01:23:31
April 16, 2021
#38 - TJ Fortuna - Trauma On a Budget
My favorite trainer TJ is back on the podcast! You can follow him on instagram @tjfortuna Resources: Paul Chek - We teach the science of living well & Heartmath - how the heart influences our perceptions, emotions, intuition and health. Www.journeysofwisdom.com - “Journeys of Wisdom is where people come to rewrite their life script, using inner wisdom to fulfill their potential.” ******************************************************** Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:23:36
February 11, 2021
#37 - David Studebaker - Publishing On A Budget
People do judge a book by a cover so get a friend who can do graphic design. My guest David Studebaker host of "Pivot on the Street" and "David's Ark" shares how he published his book "Lone Star Lance" while on a budget. Check out David's new live virtual show "The Unofficial Disney Tonight Show".  Happy New Year Everyone! Follow David on Twitter & Instagram @davidstudebaker Tick Tok @studebakercomedy Facebook @davidarkshow ***************************************** Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:07:32
January 15, 2021
#36 - Mean Dave - Recovery During the Holidaze
Comedian and fellow recovery friend, Mean Dave and I talk about the challenges of the holidays while being in recovery and for fun let's throw in a pandemic! Mean Dave Twitter & Instagram  Busty Kraut movie where Mean Dave's apartment was used to film a scene in *********************************************************** Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me book me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:18:06
December 31, 2020
#35 - The Family Of Choice
Transitioning is more that just a sex change...  Welcome to the 1st Por*Ass Podcast Holiday Round Table with Knave Murdock, Mallorie, and Bria. We deep dive into the subject of Transgender Narratives in Graphic Novels and the concept of "The Family of Choice": Finding support and community that met our emotional, physical and mental needs when healing from trauma and how to be authentic in our lives as a person and artist.  Knave Murdock - TransCat Mallorie - Sweet Beans Comics Bria - Life of Bria, Bria's Twitch Channel https://www.twitch.tv/realultimatebria, Bria's Facebook page  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram &Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:31:17
December 25, 2020
#34 - Rajiv Satyal - Immigration On A Budget
Social Media, Immigration and Culture. Comedian Rajiv Satyal (Host of What Do You Bring To The Table?) and I talk about our family's immigration experiences how it relates to trauma, family's expectations, and personal healing.  Follow Rajiv on Instagram @funnyindian  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things  www.veecomedy.com  @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter  @veronicaporras - Twitter  @veeporras - Instagram  Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras I upped my Cameo price. Was getting some weird requests.
01:17:01
December 17, 2020
#33 - Chloe Payne - Coming Out On A Budget
"Those Imaginary gate keepers are like more powerful than any words of rational I can tell myself"  Chloe Payne is a musician on a budget. What does it mean to come out of the closet in the 21st century while in a Covid-19 global pandemic and still be your authentic artist self? Let's find out!  Chloe The Payne - http://www.ChloeThePayne.com The Clinton St. Theater still open to receive donations. https://cstpdx.com/  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things  www.veecomedy.com  @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter  @veronicaporras - Twitter  @veeporras - Instagram  Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras  Content warning maybe explicit to some as were having open discussion on sexuality, orientation and finding community when one comes out of the closet.
01:17:01
December 03, 2020
#32 - Knave Murdock - Transcat
"Transcat really touched a nerve with people"  Knave Murdock is active in the Queer Comic Community and author of the graphic novel Transcat, who is a transgender Superhero. A series of tweets and a hateful manifesto from author JK Rowling (Harry Potter) sparked the inspiration to have a podcast episode about Transgender Narratives in Comicbooks/Manga. Where can trans youth find content and support when a high profile author spews transphobic rhetoric?  Transcat Pateron page - www.Pateron.com/transcat  @transcatcomics - Twitter & Instagram https://transcatcomics.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html - Blogspot  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things  www.veecomedy.com  @porasspodcast - Instagram   @veronicaporras - Twitter  @veeporras - Instagram  Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:03:51
November 26, 2020
#31 - Dan West - Resist On A Budget
"Your Interrogator doesn't need to tell you the truth" Dan West is a Veteran, Comedian and Author of Resist: A Civilian's Guide to Interrogation. Dan West provides straight forward sound advice to educate the people on their rights and options when faced with detention. Protesting and healing go hand and hand as Dan tells his story of why he wrote this book and talks about his own healing process.  Instagram & Twitter @danwestcomedy Twitter @resist_the_book Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
57:21
November 19, 2020
#30 - Steve Lee - Disability on a Budget
"I can finally have a voice of my own"  Steve Lee is a Chinese American comedian, writer, and director. His impactful short film "Dad I Love You" was submitted for the 2020 Easter Seals Disability Film Challenge. Produced and filmed during Covid quarantine, it's a tribute story to Steve's Dad. Steve and I talk about finding platforms and creating content that speaks truth to power in Disability Narratives.  Follow Steve Lee on Twitter and Instagram @steveleecomedy website: www.steveleecomedy.com   Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:38:25
November 12, 2020
#29 - Justin Kayser - DJ On A Budget
Comic turned Writer, turned DJ. Justin Kayser is a DJ on a Budget. New single is out! "It's Not The Last Time" on iTunes and Spotify.  Music Intro Justin Kayser - Kayser (Mark Di Meo Remix) Instagram @justin_kayser Club Kayser Records YouTube Channel  Por*Ass Podcast Ending Theme by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:09:08
November 05, 2020
#28 - Anita Rexinger - Cancer & Creativity
"Expectations lead to Emotional bankruptcy"  How can recovery & creativity help while going through cancer? My friend and sister in recovery, Anita Rexinger, has some insights on the topic.  Follow Anita on her healing journey on Instagram @enriquezrexinger Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram  @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:05:06
October 29, 2020
#27 - Kenny Yun - Grief On A Budget
"The intellectual approach to grief does not work"   Kenny Yun (Lettuce Town Lies & The Kim Jung-Il Experience) is a solo performer artist from the San Francisco Bay Area. The passing of his mom in 2017 created a path to explore processing grief from a place of gentleness, compassion and sometimes a little bit of saltiness.  Follow Kenny on Instagram @kennyy.ig  Por*Ass Podcast Theme Song by Inappropriate Things   www.veecomedy.com  @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter  @veronicaporras - Twitter  @veeporras - Instagram  Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:02:48
October 22, 2020
#26 - Dan Wilson - Pandemic Patio
"I'm not afraid to show the cracks in my armor" Comedian, musician, and Troll destroyer. Dan and I talk about getting to the root of personal trauma. Get tissues if you need to cry and/or a punching bag if you need to work out your rage as you listen. It's Personal Trauma on a budget time! Check out Dan on Instagram @erykabaduude and his Soundcloud page Mean Jean Oakland  Intro/Entro: Dan Wilson - Stuck Under Stars Website: www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter  @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
02:25:43
October 11, 2020
#25 - James Quedado - Representation & Inclusion On A Budget
"There's no returning to the great BEFORE"  The person who controls the narrative controls the world. Co-Director James Quedado of Chinx is a short film that explores racism in the app hook up culture within the LGBT+ community. I sit with James as we explore Representation & Inclusion while on a budget when it comes to BIPOC narratives in film, media, and recovery.   Follow James on Instagram @quedadoingit  Follow Chinx on Instagram @chinxthemovie Podcast Instagram & Twitter  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Support our Artists. Music by Eric Cash Venmo @theericcash
01:08:19
September 17, 2020
#24 - Jessica Irwin - Life Hacks From A Military Wife
"Don't think about the next bridge until you cross the bridge you are on FIRST!" Self Care, Activism, Home Life. Fellow Kappa Delta sister, Jessica Irwin shares how military home life is applicable to living during a pandemic. You can follow Jessica on Instagram @jessicathearchaeologist and Twitter @archaeologsiy.  Society of Black Archaeologists Youth Diving with a Purpose Support our Musicians! Intro music by Fans of Jimmy Century www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
59:20
September 10, 2020
#23 - Nathan Williams - Saving the Clinton Street Theater
"It instantly became home to me"  Nathan Williams is an Actor and Activist on a mission to save the Clinton Street Theater, the last of the Art House Theaters on the West Coast. Don't let a pandemic stop a community's access to art and artistic expression! Let's save a theater while on a budget! You can still donate! Go to https://donate.cstpdx.com Save the Clinton Street Theater!  Intro Music JungleCorp Song Cover: The Time Warp from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Song by Neil Campbell, Patricia Quinn, Richard O' Brien   Entro Music Chloe Payne Song: Hallowed Halls  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
41:43
September 06, 2020
#22 - Mo Collins - Save Your Nuts
"I'm a squirrel with my nuts" Mo Collins from Fear the Walking Dead and MadTV. Mo knows a thing or two about Mental and Financial budgets. We take a closer look on the financial realities of being an actor and how to live sustainably during the off times as an actor. Inconsistent acting work, even during the "good times", can have significant ramifications. Mo offers some candid advice for actors. Save your nuts kids!  Follow Mo on Instagram at @that_mo_collins Twitter @themocollins Support our Musicians! Intro music by Fans of Jimmy Century www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
30:59
September 03, 2020
Bonus Stuff - Ep02 - Sovereign As F@&k
Welcome to Season 3! This bonus episode is on Recovery on a Budget and Shout to Dean and Nora for supporting the Podcast!  Are you a young adult bothered by someone's drinking? Here are 12 step Recovery Resources for the Friends and Family affected by alcoholism/addiction/family dysfunction. There is hope #werecovertoo  Al-Anon/Alateen - Help and Hope for the family and friends of alcoholics  Nar-Anon - Program for the family and friends of addicts  CODA - Co-Dependents Anonymous  ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholics  Young at Heart In Al-Anon - Southern CA Al-Anon Area conference featuring Al-Anon Programming that speaks to a younger perspective of recovery. All are welcome. Connect with other young people in recovery. Ask Questions. Get Support. Directory list of other Young Adult Al-Anon focus meetings. 
18:02
August 31, 2020
#21 - Sam Wilcke - All The Feels on a Budget
It's OK to create a relationship with your feelings. Sam Wilcke from You Tube Channel Wellbeing Thunderstorm visits the podcast to talk about his own emotional health, healing from trauma and living abundantly on an emotional budget. Content Warning: we talk about childhood trauma and abuse. If it becomes too much, please take care of yourself and take a break. There is help and hope.  website www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Support our Musicians! Intro Music by The Mick Schafer Band
01:05:16
August 27, 2020
#20 - Activism On A Budget - Gina Rivera
How does one be an Activist in both your personal and professional life while on a budget? Let's Find Out. My guest Gina Rivera is a Bi-Lingual Care Navigator for the Shanti Project in San Francisco, CA. You can follow Gina Rivera on Instagram @ginabobina77 Reference Reading: Audre Lorde - A Burst of Light, Ibram X. Kendi - How to be an Antiracist, Adrienne Maree Brown's: Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change website www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Heroteer Leave no human behind. Mission #1: Bring Home #VenkaAndWill Support our Musicians! Intro Music by The Mick Schafer Band 
01:26:02
August 20, 2020
Bonus Stuff - Ep01 - Accepting Money During Hard Times
Little side episodes of me sharing into the Podcast Universe. When things bug me, I have a tendency to keep it inside. So I'm trying a new thing and actually record my thoughts and start publishing them on what I learned, how I'm processing, and reporting on my personal progress. Welcome to Bonus Stuff!  1. Accepting Money During Hard Times 2. Quarantine Safety Set Up 3. Advocate to Work From Home support the podcast Venmo me at @BMERecovery or become a monthly subscriber on Anchor! Or order a personal video message from me on Cameo! Instagram @porasspodcast Website: www.veecomedy.com
20:40
August 16, 2020
#19 - Cody Woods - Comedy During A Pandemic
"Nothing sadder than a grown man with Dreams"  My guest Cody Woods has appeared on Hulu, Season 3 of Comedy Central’s Hart of the City, The Comedy Shaq Network, as well as the Emmy nominated show, Mind Field. Cody helps to answer the question: How does one protect your livelihood while on a budget? And for fun, lets throw in a pandemic while we're at it.  Check Out The Rolling Green Room  Heroteer Leave no human behind. Mission #1: Bring Home #VenkaAndWill www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Support our Artists! Music by Fans of Jimmy Century 
01:32:55
August 13, 2020
#18 - Frank King - Suicide Super Powers
Content Warning! - Frank and I deep dive into the subject matter of suicide. If you feel triggered, take a break, call a friend, decompress. These aren't easy subjects to talk about, but it helps and these are important conversations to have.  Suicide. Let's Talk about it. My guest Frank King - The Mental Health Comedian and author of Guts, Grit and Grind: A Mental Mechanics Manual Basic Mechanics knows a thing or two about suicide. He's a suicide prevention speaker and trainer and he's available as a resource. You can actually call him! The phone number works I have called him on this number and has given me permission to post on the show notes. 858-405-5653 Call Frank, he's been there.  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-1800-273-8255 Heroteer Leave No Human Outside - Mission: To provide permanent housing for Vanka and Will  Instagram @ HeroteerGram Twitter @Heroteer Music Inappropriate Things
54:20
August 06, 2020
#17 - Carlos Babcock - Scam Jose, CA
San Jose, CA isn't exactly known as a public transportation friendly city. Meet Carlos Babcock. He has lived without a car since 2003. We talk about how pandemics can start to shift the paradigm in accepting better transportation systems. Trains can be sexy!! Entro Music Inappropriate Things  Heroteer Leave no human behind. Mission #1: Bring Home #VenkaAndWill www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras
01:06:28
July 31, 2020
#16 - Pandemic on a Budget Part 2
Part 2 of Pandemic on a Budget Isaac and I continue our discussion of Pandemic on a Budget. The Worker & the CEO relationship, Pandemic & Politics, The Perfect Virus, Coming to Work Sick & your Companies Sick Leave Policy, The Acceptance of being sick when it happens, Work from Home, Statistics & Antibodies, Embracing the Unknown, Misinformation & Social Media, The Scientific Method, Progress of Science and Art, Every workplace is a hazard, and Off Grid Working from Home.  Music by Eric Cash. Support our Artists! you can venmo Eric @theericash  For your independent Power resources go to Solarcycle Power Support the Podcast by becoming a monthly supporter on Anchor.  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at  https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/VeronicaPorras Heroteer - Leave No Human Outside - help bring home #VenkaAndWill and help creatives who are impacted by the pandemic
01:23:16
July 12, 2020
#15 - Pandemic on a Budget Part 1
CEO and Founder of Solarcycle Power Isaac Porras and I talk about how Supply Chains, Office Life, Awakening Innovation and other sustainable topics that are affecting us during this Pandemic. Pandemic on a Budget let's talk about it.  Music by Eric Cash. Support our artists. Venmo Eric @theericcash Support the Podcast by becoming a monthly supporter on Anchor. www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras paypal me at Paypal.me/VeronicaPorras Heroteer - Leave No Human Outside - help bring home #VenkaAndWill and help creatives who are impacted by the pandemic
01:02:10
July 05, 2020
#14 - Monique H. - Race & Recovery on a Budget
Race & Recovery on a budget. Monique and I have a candid convo on the recovery process while being a person of color in our recovery community. How we can be of service to other POCs (Persons of Color) as a resource that recovery is accessible while healing from our own personal trauma.  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras Support our Artists! - Intro music - The Mick Schafer Band - Tear of Joy Other 12 step Recovery Resources for the Friends and Family affected by alcoholism/addiction/family dysfunction. There is hope #werecovertoo Al-Anon/Alateen - Help and Hope for the family and friends of alcoholics   Nar-Anon - Program for the family and friends of addicts  CODA - Co-Dependents Anonymous  ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholics 
47:08
May 02, 2020
#13 - Mary Ladd - Cancer on A Budget
Recorded in December 2019.  Cancer, Recovery, Maintaining the Creativity Spirit when facing possible death in the face. Mary Ladd tells it like it is when it comes to Cancer on a Budget and you'll get to hear an amazing Anthony Bourdain story on this episode.  Strengthen your writing practice by writing together.  Mary's new writing prompt book Write it Down: Coronavirus Writing Prompts. Writing prompts that are aimed to spark reflection, learning, and relief during this pandemic. Support our Artists! Intro Music from Eric Cash - Tinn Itus And The Storobing Vision. You can Venmo Eric Cash @theericcash Heroteer - Leave No Human Outside - help bring home #VenkaAndWill and help creatives impacted by the pandemic www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
55:22
April 27, 2020
#12 - Jennifer Hollywood - Horror Films on a Budget
Recorded in December 2019 I sit with Jennifer Hollywood the Horror QUEEN! We talk about Horror films on a budget and their impact on us.   Intro music Fans of Jimmy Century www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras Heroteer Leave No Human Outside - help bring home #VenkaAndWill and help Creatives impacted by the pandemic
01:05:25
April 20, 2020
#11 - Inappropriate Things - Mental Health On a Budget
I sit with Nick Mecir and Rob Maile founding members of Inappropriate Things. Things get real as we deep dive on how Nick healed from a psychotic break in 2016. The band also debuts a new song, Casandra. Intro/Entro Song Train Tracks by Inappropriate Things www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
56:15
December 31, 2019
#10 - Kaydee Kersten - Creativity On a Budget
Creativity On a Budget. Kaydee Kersten and I first met at the San Francisco Comedy College about ten years ago. We recap on the last ten years on her creative path and where it has taken her in both personally and professionally and being creative on a budget. Follow her on Instagram @kaydeekersten Intro/Entro Song: Hot Sahara by Fans of Jimmy Century  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
46:26
December 31, 2019
#09 - Sammy Harvell - Gender Reassignment on a Budget
Meet Sammy. He went through gender reassignment on a budget in 2010. We talk about recovery and his transition experience while in recovery. From that experience to then create safe places and recovery resources for the trans community. You can follow Sammy at @olypunkboi on Instagram Intro/Entro Song: Hot Sahara by Fans of Jimmy Century  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:00:35
November 17, 2019
#08 - Carlos Rodriguez - Comedy & Recovery
Carlos Rodriguez and I meet up in Downtown Portland at Blue Star Donuts to catch up on what we've been up to. It's been 10 years since we last saw each other and A LOT has happened since. Apologies for the faint background music that's what happens when you are podcasting on a budget! Follow him on Twitter @CarlosComedy Intro Music: Inappropriate Things - Train Tracks www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
58:55
October 01, 2019
#07 - Kazu Kusano - Pretty Beast
Intro music Fans of Jimmy Century  Special guest & friend in Comedy, Kazu Kusano talks about her one woman show Pretty Beast. A show about her schizophrenic mom and alcoholic dad where comedy becomes her only outlet...but no one's laughing.  www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:18:34
September 01, 2019
#06 - Joe Klocek - Rehab On a Budget
This episode topic: Rehab on a Budget. It’s been 4 years since we last spoke. We got to catch up on stuff. A Big thank you to the Shari Carlson Studio for the use of the studio to record this episode. Follow Joe on Instagram @standupjoe Intro Music Mick Schafer Band - Tears of Joy www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:05:37
August 18, 2019
#05 - Athyn Ritter - Film Making On a Budget
Bay Area Film Maker Athyn Ritter Director of Throw The Ball and Run. We chat about Filmmaking on a budget and the freedom of being creative while in Recovery.   www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram &Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras Intro Music: Intro Music Inappropriate Things - Train Tracks available on iTunes. Episode update: At the time of recording (2019), Athyn had an old name. I have updated the episode title to reflect the new name, but the recording will still have the old name and old pronouns used. 
01:00:02
July 31, 2019
#04 - Enzo Lombard - Side Hustle
Enzo Lombard is an Artist, Performer, and Author of Louisiana Fairytales. We’ve been Facebook friends for over ten years, but we never met until I flew down to SF from PDX to interview him at his SF apartment the week before Pride. I started following his facebook posts more when he accidentally fell into the vacation rental business. I affectionately titled his facebook posts as “Side Hustle with Enzo Lombard”. Each post read like a TV show. Enzo created a fantastic sustainable business model that employers should be paying attention to. He’s also got a new solo performance show in the works— Louisiana Fairytales which is the sequel to Love Humiliation in Karaoke. Follow him on Instagram @enzolombard www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter  @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:16:48
June 30, 2019
#03 - Mark Roman - A Busker Story
Mark Roman is an Actor, Buskeer, Heroteer and Host of The Mark Roman Empire Also A Podcast. Mark and I talk about Creativity, the horrors of Capitalism and its relation to art, creativity and his adamant refusal to never step in an office to support his livelihood as an artist. It’s been over 10 yrs since we last saw each other. We started out as comics. I continued the comedy path while Mark went on the actor path.  Intro/Entro Music: Hot Sahara by Fans of Jimmy Century www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:52:21
June 24, 2019
#02 - TJ Fortuna - Health & Fitness On A Budget
In 2010, It started out as just another personal trainer that I would meet weekly. During a breakup in 2011, the few joys at the time were training sessions with TJ and my 12 step recovery. He gave me the space I needed to cry as I did burpees, crunches, to help process my hurt. His approach is more than just “Looking Good”. We talk about Health and Fitness resources for low income and underserved populations. Follow him on Instagram @tjfortuna Intro Music: Mick Schafer Band - Tears of Joy www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:10:21
April 07, 2019
#01 - Nina G. - Overcoming Inspiration
Nina G. is a comedian, professional speaker, storyteller, writer and educator. She brings her humor to help people confront and understand Disability culture, access, and empowerment. We met when we were students at San Francisco Comedy College 10 yrs ago. We talked about her upcoming new book Stutter Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen along with politics and being a woman in Comedy. Intro/Entro Song: Train Tracks by Inappropriate Things  www.ninagcomedian.com www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter  @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:17:31
April 01, 2019
#00 - Isaac Porras - Solarcycle
The pilot episode of PorAss Podcast. I interview my brother Isaac Porras. He's a scientist & inventor CEO Founder of SolarCycle. How is gentrification & capitalism effecting scientific & economic sustainability? Links: For your independent power sources - Solarcycle Support Our Artists! Intro Music: Eric Cash venmo @theericcash Song: Tinn Itus and the Strobing Visions: Monstrous Creatures www.veecomedy.com @porasspodcast - Instagram & Twitter @veronicaporras - Twitter @veeporras - Instagram Venmo: @BMERecovery For a personal video message from me get me on Cameo! - search Veronica Porras
01:46:41
March 01, 2019