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Honestly Lisa

Welcome to Honestly Lisa The Poo Poo Plater of my life.

Honestly Lisa is an ever-evolving podcast.

So far there a few different podcasts in one.

Men Have Feelings Too- Interviews with groups of men mostly comedians looking for men's feelings.

Love Bites- Recreations of actual conversations from my love life. They are mini RomComs.

Honestly Lisa In search of Lisa- Interviews with everyone from my ex-husband to JP Sears to find myself.

Dear Bunny & Dick- A daily chat with my dead parents. 

Sep 8, 2016

Shannon Bobo

I really just think if I have her close to me for 50 minutes, then I can grab some of that youthful exuberance, that vivaciousness, that positive feeling that it will stick to me like glue..


"I just have this zest for life, I guess. It's not always easy, I can tell you that. It's a choice. A moment by moment choice" - Shannon

"Unless you're about to fly me somewhere or pay me something, you don't need to know how old I am" - Shannon

Did stand up for youth christian highschool kids, no wonder she felt she didn't do so well.

Why we don't really care if our family and friends come out to see our stand up.

Shannon is live streaming comedy for sonicbox up to seven hours, daily. Not porn-actually! People listen all day at work, and she's actually developing a fan base.

This video "The Struggle is Real" about online dating!

"I don't believe in god outside of us" - Shannon on asking for energetic help when she needs it.

She grew up in a non-denominational christian church with gospel and shaming, "Beat you up type church." It felt so wrong to her that the pastor was driving a Cadillac from multiple passings of the collection plat--and the toilets in the church didn't flush.

"In order to not feel bad about all the wrongs all the time, we have to make fun of it to ourselves"-Lisa

Shannon was way more interested in having intelligent conversations with the grown ups and they were always telling her to get out and play.

She came to LA to be an actor, but didn't believe it could be a practical career for her, so she worked in casting.

"I will make the rules in life as long as it's kindness" - Lisa

"I'm learning about myself, by who I want to be around" - Shannnon

"What is it about me, that I see in him?" - Shannon

It's not necessary to be the broke actor, casting is such a weird crap shoot, you can't get caught up in it because it's a numbers lottery.

"If the job is yours, it was always yours. If you didn't book it, it was never yours." - Shannon

"I never let one thing be my source." Shannon on moving on when her jobs weren't working out.

Shannon grew up half in Evanston, IL  "Moral-Obama-Black sort of thing, street but sweet" - Shannon

"I think all my high school friends who thought I was weird think I'm cool now"- Lisa + Shannon

She followed her boyfriend to college in Madison, and he broke up with her right before school started!

Last boyfriend was a minister of new thought, old wisdom and was super manipulative. After they were together for 3-4 years, he turned around and said something completely different.

Manifesting manipulation: Trump seems pretty happy with all his money, even though he does horrible things.

Online dating doesn't work for us. "They are always much shorter than they say" but it's okay because her friends fix her up all the time.

The Four Man Plan by Cindy Lewis - That book did not work for Shannon. It was way too much work, even though getting the date wasn't the hard part.

"He tried to kiss me and I wanted to throw up" - Shannon on dating against your type and forcing it.

"So do you think he was farting out of anger?" - Lisa

"You don't want me, and I'm good with that- I want everyone in the whole world to like me, and that is bad." - Lisa

"I don't feel bad at all, cause I dodged the bullet" - Shannon on guys being mean after she turns them down.

"If someone doesn't like you, it has everything to do with them, nothing to do with you" - Shannon

Dinner with: Beyonce

"Even Beyonce gets cheated on" - Lisa

"No one is exempt" - Shannon from real life pain, like cheating.

Judd Apatow telling her a sarcastic "Good luck with that." Re: stand up, lit the fire under her.

"I gave up fighting for things that aren't mine" - Shannon

The sheer will to live life fully expressed - where does that come from? Rough childhood and knowing the most horrible things have happened already.

When everything is full of love and like a dream, it makes her feel like "I want the experience of having a husband and child" - Shannon

When her best friend got married, she wasn't jealous, but she saw the beauty of her love and wanted it for herself.

After the farting guy, she just decided not to date. That's a real talent, he should be on america's got talent.

PSA to men with farty cars - open the windows.

"Passive aggressive farting is not something you want in a relationship" - Lisa

How are you going to die? Old age, just not waking up one day.

"Par for the course of being Jewish is that you just think a lot about how you're going to die. And you think whenever anything in your body hurts, its because you're dying. It's the Woody Allen Syndrome." - Lisa

Verbal Rorschach

yellow - happy

bluebird - joy

toast - ew!

love - I can't wait to find the one

giggles - you keep making me giggle

eyebrows - oh they better be on point all the time!

paris - that's where I want to go next year, I can't wait to visit by myself

sombrero - back to Mexico

Chinese food - hot and sour soup

pizza - gluten free

jewels - LOVE

color - always a splash of color

mountains - can't wait to climb as many of them as possible



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