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Every week, your pen pals Rory Scovel and Daniel Van Kirk respond to the letters you send them on topics ranging from free will to freeway etiquette, from mental health to manatees. Seek advice. Tell a story. Vent. Send a letter. It's your podcast, we just talk about it.

Rory Scovel
host

Rory Scovel

Rory Scovel’s new Netflix special "Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time" recently premiered to rave reviews. He co-starred in Amy Schumer’s "I Feel Pretty" and appeared in New Line feature "The House," alongside Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler. Some of his television credits include the TBS series "Ground Floor" as well as the NBC series "Undateable," ABC’s "Modern Family," FX’s "The Comedians," and the original series "Those Who Can't" for TruTV. Rory’s stand-up has been featured on Comedy Central, "CONAN," and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." Whether discussing drugs, politics, or life in general, his infectious stage presence and engaging charisma will quickly shift the vibe of any room and place the audience in the scene of every punch line. “Picture a storyteller, philosopher, and absurdist, whom you can’t quite decide whether he’s a nice guy or a huge asshole. Either way, he’s pretty damn funny.” ‐ Daniel Berkowitz, LaughSpin

Daniel Van Kirk
host

Daniel Van Kirk

Daniel Van Kirk’s comedy brings people together. If you’ve seen him LIVE, it’s no wonder that he was named a “Comic To Watch” by Comedy Central. On stage, Daniel captivates audiences with an energy and connection that creates honesty, sincerity, and laughter, giving comedy fans hilarious memories that stay with them long after the show has ended. You may know him from "Bob’s Burgers," "The NFL Network," or "The UCB Show." And he can be heard every week co-hosting the hit podcasts "Dumb People Town" and "Pen Pals." Daniel Van Kirk was born in Rochelle, IL. and lived in Chicago during his formative adult years. That is how he got this way.

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