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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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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.

Mar 21, 2016

Man is "cured" of Autism and regrets it.  Who is happier Autistic people or Neurotypical  people?

Mar 14, 2016

Traveling to Sweden, Dentistry, medical stuff and coming out of Anesthesia.  Also how many Marvel comicbook t-shirts is too many t-shirts.

 

Mar 6, 2016

Government worker (and their depends ) now have ABA therapy covered, Graham's car is the best, he will give you a ride to the airport...and sell you his car.

 

 

Feb 29, 2016

A District Attorney is considering charges against an autistic person who had a meltdown and pushed a lady.  And we talk to Peter on the phone about the weather and he tells us his opinion about walking dogs in the snow.

Feb 21, 2016

 

Jill Escher is a mother of two children with autism.  She is a former lawyer and decided to fund genetic research on Autism, she educates two idiots (us) on science.  
 
 
Feb 16, 2016

Autistic Person or Person with Autism, Starbucks autistic dancer and Art and Autism.

Feb 8, 2016

Scientists make autistic monkeys and then stare at them for science. 

Jan 31, 2016

Graham has trouble with cars, Kirk has trouble with names and Nazis.

Jan 24, 2016

Discussing autism through art, sensory defensiveness, research before the internet, sign language and is female autism under diagnosed?

 

 

Jan 18, 2016

Letters from people, flushing entire rolls of toilet paper down the toilet and how many cookies is too many cookies (eating habits).

 
Jan 10, 2016
Eugenics (sperm banks ban autism), JJ floods the apartment on Christmas day, Graham breaks a shower and talks economics, Planning for the future and Peter leaves a voicemail.

 

Jan 2, 2016
Ep. 23: Graham’s brother Pete is not sold on the new Star War.  Would a service dog for a family member with Autism help. And Change is hard.

 

Dec 27, 2015

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.

http://westsidecomedy.com/event.cfm?id=429572&cart

 

 

 

Dec 21, 2015
Ep. 21: Going through a Swedish McDonalds drive thru on a scooter, SAP is hiring, and human beings untapped potential and their ability to find employment.

 

Dec 16, 2015

Ep. 20: part 2 with Chuck Waktins educator/comedian

Dec 14, 2015

Swedish Scientists study points to a link between autism and polycystic ovary syndrome ...Also Graham's car never works.

Dec 7, 2015

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.  

Nov 30, 2015

EP. 17: Letters from Peter and Correctly 20 year olds  

Nov 23, 2015

Canadians don't say immigrant, a Yale study and Graham’s new friend, Singer Andrea Marchant.

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