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Autastic: A Comedians Guide to Autism

Autism is not all gloom and doom. A weekly podcast about the lighter side of living with Autism. The Autastic Podcast is hosted by Graham Kay and Kirk Smith who are both 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.
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Aug 30, 2016

This week, Kirk gives an update from the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival.  Graham is on leave.  And people have different opinions on Autism...surprise surprise.

Aug 21, 2016

We are both on the road.  Kirk Smith is at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Graham is at Yuk Yuks in Canada.  We are posting a quick clip of Graham doing standup so you can get your fix.

 

 

Aug 14, 2016

This week we get a letter from Peter and Jill Escher gives us an update from the Autism Society of America.  Also you can be involved in an Autism research project, were you have autism or not.

 
Aug 10, 2016

Pokémon was invented by an autistic man and loved by people everywhere.  We also discover that it is severing as a useful tool for some autistic people to interact with others.

Aug 3, 2016

We discuss the movie Rainman.  How does it standup after all these years?

Jul 26, 2016

Kirk's daughter looks after JJ this summer, and we talk about who's view is right on Autism?  The person diagnosed or the family?

Who speaks for the community?

Jul 18, 2016

Ep 52: Bball, Alex watching her brother JJ, and Graham paints the wrong house

Jul 11, 2016

Planting seeds in Peter's mind, then giving him time to process.  Father's day in Canada on the lake. Also we talk about Autism in Egypt, lighting up the pyramids.  

Jul 5, 2016

General Intestinal issues connected to Autism?  Also JJ breaking beds, is it time for a concrete bed?  

Also JJ figures out how to cast videos from his phone to the TV.

Also diabetes connection connection to clean houses, Finland vs Russian. 

Jun 27, 2016

We talk about a fighter with autism who fights in the MMA.  You probably shouldn't fight someone with the nickname Doomsday

 

Jun 20, 2016

This episode we honor fathers and talk to Graham's father about being a father to a child with Autism.

Jun 13, 2016

 

Graham and Peter have birthdays.  The gifts are kept secret which makes Peter happy.  JJ went to prom and had a great time.

 

 

Jun 6, 2016

Comedian Ron Fucnhes stops by and talks about his boy, future projects, how Tuna is a weird burger.  

Jun 2, 2016

 

JJ is scared by Cosplay car.

Peter could talk to Graham on the phone but prefers a letter like a gentleman.  

And Graham's got wheels again!  

 
May 30, 2016

JJ is scared by Cosplay car.

Peter could talk to Graham on the phone but prefers a letter like a gentleman.  

And Graham's got wheels again!  

May 23, 2016

 

Mark Twain crosses paths with Blind Thomas (Tom Wiggins) who was one of the more famous people with Autism of his day.  Also Jill Escher the president of the San Francisco Autism Speaks goes to an Autism Science conference and updates us on the latest research.

 

May 15, 2016

50 makes fun of autistic people... again...and appoligizes... again. Graham is back from the great white north with tales.

May 9, 2016

We get a letter from a lady says she is black and there are not many people of color at support meetings.  Is Autism a white thing?  Also Graham calls in from the future.

May 3, 2016

Peter calls in and is grateful for where he is at in life. We discuss the costs of therapy for autistic people. 

Apr 25, 2016

We review the movie Autism love and disagree.  We do agree that Kirk yelled at Millennial to go to the basket. 

Apr 18, 2016

We talk to the mom who writes the blog "Autism with a side of Fries" and Kirk gives advice...against his better judgement. 

Apr 14, 2016

We discuss the video Apple put out about Dilan and we interview David Niemeijer who founded Assistive Ware, a company that creates autism Apps. 

 

 

Apr 10, 2016

This is the second part of our interview with Peter and Josh, we discuss being independent and what that means.

Apr 4, 2016

If you could be 'cured" of Autism would you?  We ask two people in our lives with autism: Peter Kay and comedian Josh Meyrowitz.

Mar 28, 2016

New science points to ideas on who to target the RNA in cells allowing for the modifications of cells of people with Autism, HIV and Cancer.  A letter from Peter.  And urinals are the best.

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