Ep. 22: Jennifer Belandar from the one-woman show "Mommautism"; having sex when your son with Autism is around; Dad feelings vs Mom feelings.
The live comedy show, This is Crazy is back! January 6th at 8pm, at the Westside comedy theater in Santa Monica. Below is the link for tickets. Hope to see you there.
Ep. 20: part 2 with Chuck Waktins educator/comedian
Swedish Scientists study points to a link between autism and polycystic ovary syndrome ...Also Graham's car never works.
This week we discuss an article in the Post about violence by a young man with Autism towards his younger brother. Also there is a new project for a College for people on the Spectrum.
EP. 17: Letters from Peter and Correctly 20 year olds
Canadians don't say immigrant, a Yale study and Graham’s new friend, Singer Andrea Marchant.
Graham Kay and Kirk Smith are two comedians living in Los Angeles. Kirk has a teenaged son with Autism and Graham has an autistic adult brother. Together they talk about the lighter side of living with and coping with autism.
This week, JJ (Kirk's autistic son) rips his pants off...and the cops show up.
This week we cover: Facebook’s page Against the Autistic, and calling someone Autistic who is not.
Graham Kay's brother likes girls, Kirk Smith has wooden teeth...these and other important issues covered.
Jim Carrey has a point of view about autism...he is wrong. Comedians Graham Kay and Kirk Smith discuss life...and Autism as it affects their family.
Today is a big show, we interview local LA comedian Josh Meyrowitz. Josh is actually autistic and was kind enough to let us into his world. Not only is he autistic but he's a funny nice engaging guy who has a lot to say. Listen up!
What Causes Autism? Some scientists believe they are close to figuring out the cause. When and if they discover a cause who is acountable and will they be made to pay? What ramafacations could that have on society? In this episode we get DEEP but still laugh a lot so don't worry.
Is autism the new retarded? An Israeli minister tried to use it in the the same context and we discuss what that means. *Hint, it means he's a real jerk.
We also discuss Kirk's ongoing struggle to find his child proper housing in the the US and Graham's brothers love of Star Wars and cognitive development into adulthood.
Comedian Mike Racine joins us to discuss his life with his autistic brother. Mike and Kirk have some differering views on how to handle autism and language. It made for a really interesting and fun discussion. This is a good one folks.
What does the spectrum mean in popular culture? In this episode we discuss the changing language of culture and the online dating app for developmentally delayed people.
In this episode we talk about Kirk having to buy headphones in bulk from China, why Graham's brother would make a great boyfriend and if online dating for developmentally delayed people is a good idea.
Comedian Graham Kay and Kirk Smith both have Autism in their family. Together they guide you through what it's like and hopefully what to do if you have the same. In this Episode Kirk talks about how he deals with his son listening to 90's techno music on repeat. We also discuss The Comedy Central Night of Too Many Stars Autism Awareness program.
Kirk talks about what it's like for his daughter dealing with his autistic son and Graham talks about what it's like to deal with his autisitc borther. What happens after the parent is gone? Also we discuss a new clothing line designed specifically for autisitc people.
In this episode Kirk talks about the trouble of finding the right living situation for his Autistic son. He then gets really angry at people who ask if he wished he had aborted his child. Kirk's anger seems to make Graham laugh.
Graham Kay and Kirk Smith are two comedians living in Los Angeles. Kirk has a teenaged son with Autism and Graham has an autistic adult brother. Together they talk about the lighter side of living and coping with autism.