551: Good Guys 2015

551: Good Guys 2015

Mar 20, 2015
Yes fellas, lots of you think of yourselves as good guys. But what does it really take to be a good guy? We have stories of valiant men attempting to do good in challenging and not-so-challenging circumstances: in department stores, public buses, and at the bottom of a cave 900 feet underground.
  • Producer Ben Calhoun tells Ira about a secret move his friend uses all the time — the "good guy discount" — that gets Ben's friend money off all sorts of items when he's shopping. (6 minutes)BusinessFunny

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  • Ben tries the good guy discount, to see if he can pull it off, as Ira tags along. (7 minutes)BusinessFunny

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  • Mike Birbiglia has this story about a time his good guy-ness was called into question. Mike is about to go on a new tour called "Thank God For Jokes" that will take him to 100 cities. You can find show dates at his website. (7 minutes)CityFunnyLive Performance

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  • Julia DeWitt tells the story of someone who goes to incredible lengths to do a favor for another guy, even though the guy won't ever be able to know about it. Julia's story originally aired on Snap Judgment. (16 minutes) DeathHeroism

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  • Radio producer Scott Carrier quit his job at a low moment in his life. His wife left him and took the kids. And he got a job interviewing schizophrenics for some medical researchers. After doing it a while, he began to wonder if he was a schizophrenic himself. Scott has a new podcast called Home of the Brave. (18 minutes)Mental Health

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