Your Kickstarter Sucks

Your Kickstarter Sucks

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A podcast about terrible ideas


160: Actually For Helping
Aug 3 • 81 min
Hey, we’re helpin’ over here! That’s right folks, it’s another week on Earth which means another YKS has been uploaded to everyone’s desktop PCs for their fullscreen listening pleasure. This week on the show we are figuring out how to interact with the…
159: Cow of Bunga Dudes
Jul 27 • 98 min
Hey…have you ever wanted to surf? Well grab a board and hang ten brah! It’s a gnarly podcast ocean out there and we’re just trying to catch a wave….Sheeaahhh man! Alright enough of that. It’s time to post the show. This week we’re toasting our phones,…
158: The Art of Chug
Jul 20 • 90 min
Welllllllllllll, well it’s The Big Show! That was the entrance music of a wrestling guy from a number of years ago, but today we’ve got an episode of a podcast that could arguably go by the same name. That’s because on episode 158 of YKS, we’ll be…
157: The Earth is Cake
Jul 13 • 96 min
Naming the episode after a throwaway joke that will be dated by the time people hear it, not to mention years later…Winning! On this episode of YKS, we’re reinventing late night television, the way people talk about weed, and in-car video content. Don’t…
156: Return of the Doughboys
Jul 6 • 117 min
Your Kickstarter Sucks so bad, we didn’t even talk about it! This week on the show, we welcome back the Doughboys Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell for a crowdfunding-free discussion of Star Wars, Labor Day, and of course, strokin’ your “thing”. Plus, the…
155: Just Throw It Away
Jun 29 • 109 min
Hey what if Mr. Magoo was walking around in today’s times? It’s not that difficult to imagine. Folks we’ve got a long episode today…almost as long as my hair has been getting due to quarantine! And it’s just about as good, too. Smack that play button for…
154: Happy Daddy’s Day
Jun 22 • 88 min
Happy Daddy’s Day Everyone Who Cares! On today’s show we have a brand new character from DB, “Mikey the Centrist”, plus fixes for the great problems of our time: deadly virus pandemics, police brutality, and gender neutral piss pans. Wow! I sure hope…
153: Uber For Help
Jun 15 • 97 min
Live from New York, it’s…..YKS? What if that’s what it was? Heck I don’t know but I think it would most likely change from Weekend Update to Weekday Update. Due to, well, that’s when the show comes out for one thing. And that’s just one change. I might do…
152: The War At Home
Jun 8 • 109 min
The US Postal Service brought to a screeching halt by widespread rioting and looting…Psychological warfare on our nation’s sleeping-in citizens ramps up dangerously…Some news articles are too difficult to skim…Fixing the healthcare system with but a…
151: OJ’s Place
Jun 1 • 84 min
New schedule of YKS! How it’s going for you so far? For us, it’s going very well. Nobody asked! Fine! On today’s YKS, we say goodbye to some beloved Nashville establishments, continue the pop culture conversation around #ReleaseTheJesseCut, and plumb the…
150: To Catch A Vibe
May 25 • 114 min
Hey, it’s Monday….what the…???? Haha. That’s what you sound like right now. First of all, relax. Calm down. It’s a joke. Actually, it’s not a joke at all. It’s real and it’s the future of YKS. We’re doing Mondays now, alright? Try to keep up. This week on…
149: M.I.C.H.A.E.L. H.A.L.E.
May 19 • 90 min
On today’s YKS…The first use of italics in an episode description that I can recall, so that’s big news. Plus! Should we be celebrating the vulva? Many people are saying, “Yes! With a book!” Thankfully, our friend Lil’ Evan is here to save the day. And…
148: Armchair Neuroscientists
May 12 • 86 min
Paint drying may be the famously boring thing to watch happen….but what if you only listened to the part that happens before you even get to paint! That is today’s episode in a nutshell, as Mike and JF discuss the finer points of drywall repair, the…
147: Get The Led Out
May 5 • 90 min
A smarter butter dish….innovative design…a magnet to hold the included knife. If only life were this simple! Some would say that it is, and those people are making lots of money selling products online. On today’s YKS, we actually talk about some of these…
146: One For The Road
Apr 28 • 105 min
Ohhh now this is so nice. It’s another episode of YKS. This week on the show, I didn’t take too many notes during recording because we were having such a good time. So that right there should tell you something. But it says here on the official episode…
145: The Bug That Got Away
Apr 21 • 87 min
Headed on down to South Park gonna have myself a time….oh damn! It’s the South Park Guys. Carman and everyone. They are here and they are ready to equal opportunity offend. But First! Nearly 90 minutes of two sad guys in their houses going “Uhh”. On…
144: Goblin Behavior
Apr 14 • 79 min
Hello everyone, it’s Mike and JF here and it’s time to transition from the introduction part of the show notes to the early midpoint of the show notes. Wow we’re already here. This is awesome. On today’s show we’re talking about the same stuff as usual,…
143: Mike’s Way
Apr 7 • 97 min
Ohhhhhh!!! Another one! This week on YKS, Mike and JF are talking sex tapes, dick pics, wasting your life, and some actually maybe kind of okay (?) Kickstarters? Maybe that was a mistake. But we have to go do some other shit now so this is the ep, and we…
142: Goovis Young
Mar 31 • 88 min
Oh no they did another YKS! It’s a remote episode of course, which is fine. On this week’s show we’re trying out new intros, NOT going to the store, and doing hammer violence. It actually is remarkably similar to a normal episode of the show, which is…
Unlocked! YKS Premium S5E5: In the Passenger’s Seat with Chris James
Mar 24 • 71 min
The YKS remote recording setup is not yet ready to go (we hired the Joe Biden guys), so for today we’ll be releasing a classic YKS Premium episode from the archives. Originally released 2/8/19, this episode with the one and only Chris James touches on the…
141: Dead Butt Syndrome
Mar 17 • 101 min
Well here’s a weird one for ya: with Mike Out Of Office, we’re forced to go to Plan B: ask the 2 other guys in JF’s house to do the show. Luckily, past Jesseuary guest Greg Pollock (@weedguy420boner) and early Go Off Kings Producer Paul (@tinybaby) answer…
140: Mask On
Mar 10 • 93 min
Folks we’re out of the frying pan and into the fire at YKS HQ, as we (barely) survive a big ass tornado and now must escape a global pandemic while shacking up in the same quarters. So we’re prepping ourselves with the best disease prevention campaigns…
139: Red Carpet Guys
Mar 3 • 87 min
Well it’s kind of busy over here today so I’m gonna do a short one of these. Today on YKS we got an update on becoming Real Hollywood Celebrities, and we got 6 Kickstarters to talk about, and we have a story about going to the store. So I hope you enjoy…
138: Banana Money
Feb 25 • 104 min
Did like 20 minutes on bananas for this one. Running out of shit to say? No, we are simply scratching the surface of our agricultural and horticultural information base. So, not only all that good stuff, but also: a candle that lights itself (?), a leap…
137: Everybody Shut Up
Feb 18 • 121 min
Sometimes ya just gotta shut the fuck up. Except when you have to do a podcast for work, since it’s your job now. So we’re talking about some classic Twitter bullshit, things that are kind of jokes and kind of not, bad parenting, and our Minority Report…
136: Something Normal Dumbass
Feb 11 • 92 min
This week on YKS…we need more emails! An update on the O’Cock Watch! And more! Here are some of the suggestions our Discord gave for the title of the (as yet unheard) episode when I asked: No Signal Mountain 2, Pee Pee Poo Poo, Another One, Breakfast Soup…
135: Gimme a Baby Wipe
Feb 4 • 89 min
Here’s a family fun idea: listening to YKS! This week on the show we got some cat stuff, some phone stuff, some Trump stuff, and some sports stuff. Remember the Hulk Hogan sex tape? Remember the Masked Singer? Remember VTech? Remember breathing trash gas?…
134: 100% Unhackable
Jan 28 • 119 min
On today’s YKS, we got some bad Kickstarters gang. Sound familiar? Plus, JF learns a weightlifting lesson and finds a new favorite Kickstarter. And Mike is there as well (didn’t write down any notes on what he said but you know it’s good. That’s Mike…
133: Minimalism 2
Jan 21 • 110 min
Dog poop…man’s most hated enemy. Will we ever vanquish this eternal foe? Or will we be overwhelmed and consumed by its hot stink? Plus, unnecessary laundry hacks, multiple water bottle solutions, and the return of an old friend. It’s yet another YKS,…
132: Mister P
Jan 14 • 97 min
YouTube finally corners JF…Mike mourns the innocence of his favorite show, Investigate Discovery…talking to your cyber security service (hey, they called me!), the anti-porno phone and more. Seems like a lot for one show, but somehow we get it all in and…
131: Porky Pig’s Birthday with Nick Ciarelli
Jan 7 • 115 min
We got a hell of a thing here gang: fresh off a big fancy plane from fabulous Hollywood California, comedy writer Nick Ciarelli joins us in studio for an all-new JokeBlogger Top 10 and the first ever (?) 3-man 6-Pack! Music for YKS is courtesy of Howell…
130: RIP 2019
Dec 31, 2019 • 120 min
Let’s leave getting cake mixes delivered to you every month, backpack advertising, family exploiting content grinds, diaper schemes, texting other drivers, and lunchboxes of the future in 2019, alright gang?!?Music for YKS is courtesy of Howell Dawdy,…
Unlocked!! YKS Premium S7E2: The 12 Davids of Lynchmas: Mulholland Drive with Struggle Session
Dec 26, 2019 • 82 min
Hey, this is from the YKS Premium feed, and it features our friends Jack Allison and Leslie Lee III from Struggle Session. We brought them on to discuss the David Lynch film “Mulholland Drive”. We did this because our theme this month is “The 12 Davids of…
129: Booty Mode
Dec 17, 2019 • 81 min
Fight…for your right…to sip with plastic! Ironically! That’s right folks it’s another YKS. And on today’s show, we’re uncovering the secrets of the human condition: where do we come from, why are we here, how do you create money, and why isn’t there a…
128: Museum of Sandler
Dec 10, 2019 • 99 min
Well, it’s another episode! You can’t say it’s not. This week on the show we got friggin’ sheets for guys, we got friggin’ a stupid little box that doesn’t do anything, we got friggin’, MORE FEMALE GUARDS. Now that’s an episode. Music for YKS is courtesy…
127: The Judge Channel
Dec 3, 2019 • 95 min
The year may be winding down, but YKS sure ain’t! I guess. It’s another episode anyway. That’s what not winding down is. We’re not winding down because we put out another episode of the show. You’re welcome!!! This week on the show: more toilet stuff, and…
126: An Apple in Time
Nov 26, 2019 • 106 min
100 good ideas…we’d be lucky to have that many in our damn lifetime. Other people are giving them away for free, like simple trash. This week on YKS, DB digs deep to overcome a serious case of Bird Flu, and JF destroys with logic the endless rituals of…
125: Worm Burgers
Nov 19, 2019 • 88 min
Cops hate YKS for sharing this one trick to get out of a ticket…Remember the Burrito Story…The famous OK Guy Impression from The Simpsons…Buying Slice of Sauce…Inconveniencing your dog…and Praying for brain worms. It’s a fuckin banger, folks. Link your…
124: Merry Coffee
Nov 11, 2019 • 107 min
It just ain’t a Tuesday without YKS baby! What if that bell guy from Monty Python was running around, saying stuff like that. Hey, YKS is here. Whatever he says in the movie. Been a while since I saw it. I guess it was funny, though, because they ended up…
123: The Marshmallow Test
Nov 5, 2019 • 108 min
Today we’re leaving the past in the past…but not before we apologize for it like the dogs that we are. On this episode of YKS, Mike and JF grovel for your forgiveness before getting into the shit we love to hate so much: ethical traditional shampoo…
122: Halloween Soup
Oct 29, 2019 • 95 min
Well it’s almost practically Halloween, (if you’re even allowed to say that anymore)!! And to celebrate, Mike and JF talk about candy for about, I would guess, 3 or so minutes before just doing a regular show after that. Kickstarters, riffing, an email.…
121: A Bug’s Death
Oct 22, 2019 • 88 min
It’s time for the show! New thing I’m trying in these descriptions. Showtime! And it’s Episode 121 as well. Mike and JF are here to tell you all about different elements, showering procedures, and I’m just realizing as I’m typing this out, I forgot to do…
120: It’s So Hot
Oct 15, 2019 • 86 min
It’s so hot outside that even the skeletons are sweating! And they don’t have any skin! Plus it got cold since we were talking about it. And maybe it wasn’t even all that hot then. Well, anyway, here’s a show about some stupid crap. Happy Holidays…
119: Doughboys Scared Straight
Oct 8, 2019 • 112 min
Ohhhh mama. The YKS boys stuck their reel out and hauled in a couple of big fish this week. It’s Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger of the Doughboys! There is a lot of nasty talk in this one, including poo poo and wiener stuff, and, well actually that’s pretty…
118: Best Podcast 2019
Oct 1, 2019 • 78 min
This week, Mike and JF have taken a DNA Test and it turns out…they’re 100% OH HELL YEAH!! Close the bullshit drawer and tell the dump you’ll give it some trash to eat later. Turn on some YKS and restore Earth’s quantum energy fields with us…unless you’re…
117: I’m Serious!
Sep 24, 2019 • 92 min
Episode 117…most shows would be losing steam by this point, but not YKS. On today’s show, Mike and JF are talking getting up in the middle of the night to pee, ugly ass cats, what to do when your vacuum cleaner is totaled, and a little bit more. Clean up…
116: Kickstarter Sucks
Sep 17, 2019 • 76 min
Damn! The internet and the people on it and the stuff it does, in addition to the companies that created and abuse it, sure does suck ass. That’s why we’re here, doing the show, to explain why it’s not good to write “douchebag” on your hoodie, or use…
115: Poor Sick-starter Mucks Blechisode Buns Spittoon
Sep 10, 2019 • 77 min
Hey, I’m a podcaster, get me out of here! That’s what you WON’T be thinking during this smash-mouth, mile a minute, or should we say MIKE a minute episode of the beloved improv comedy true crime podcast Your Kickstarter Sucks. Music for YKS is courtesy of…
114: The Nightstalker’s Lament
Sep 3, 2019 • 90 min
Ohhhh our boys are juicin! And we love it, don’t we folks? We love the big superheroes and how they save all the crying men. And the coffee! Fabulous. Just fabulous. This week on YKS, we revisit the majesty of Ernest P Worrell, puzzle at the compensation…
113: Keep Drinking That Garbage
Aug 27, 2019 • 118 min
Hey, it’s Episode 113. Mind if we fuck around and accidentally make it really long for some reason? This week on YKS: Mike goes Dr. Manhattan and JF digs deep into the offerings on tap at Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Bar & Grill. Plus we discuss some of…
112: Happy Frog Clothes
Aug 21, 2019 • 100 min
Original YKS: Full Flavor returns with a jumbo episode on the seedy underworld of career inventors, the rising cost of apples, and the great shame of eating dinner. Plus, you know we had to do it to ‘em (play the video from an annoying card game). Oh…
111: NickandBradTube with Nick Ciarelli and Bradford Evans
Aug 13, 2019 • 76 min
On a very special YKS, Mike and JF put the bullshit to the side to talk turkey with friend of the show Nick Ciarelli and his very funny boss Bradford Evans. You’ve probably seen their kick ass videos on Twitter, and now it’s time to hear them talk about…
110: The Games Episode
Aug 6, 2019 • 80 min
Did somebody say games???? Oh baby. You know JF and DB are pullin’ up a chair. That’s right, we’re sitting in chairs this episode…but wait a minute, I’m getting some serious couch vibes from this ep! Uh oh!! Better check it out. Now that’s what I call,…
109: Podcasters in Cars Getting Angry
Jul 30, 2019 • 92 min
Damn! Eddie Murphy lives in a big ass house! That’s what we’re talking about on today’s show, plus: stinky dogs, getting your daily fat intake out of the way, swinging a big stick around, and enacting the Frankenstein Protocol. Some really bad…
108: Sleepy Mode
Jul 23, 2019 • 82 min
Hey hey hey! Doing the Fat Albert thing I guess. Although I never saw the original…show? Was it a movie? I just saw the Kenan Thompson version of it. Which was funny back then. He kind of did a funny voice on it. Anyway, today’s show is all about…
107: Freaks of Fast Food
Jul 16, 2019 • 80 min
THIS WEEK: An adult card game (???), a peepee collector, and shoes made out of trash. Plus, the boys take a trip down memory lane with some classic high school memories. Doesn’t sound that good? Well, it’s either listen to YKS or…freakin’ drive a trolley…
106: One Harvard Lane
Jul 9, 2019 • 85 min
Eyes getting weary? Back getting tight? How’s the traffic on the Queensboro bridge tonight? Who cares, it’s time for YKS! On this week’s show, we’re catching up with Jill Wine-Banks, hating the guts of our inarticulate dogs, and of course we do it all in…
105: Freak of the Week
Jul 2, 2019 • 74 min
Jay Leno, eat your heart out! On this week’s show: junk from Ali Express, why Mike hates the environment, tearing your neck apart with a mecha-razor, and Juggalo Memories. Like, a full hour of that stuff. So. That’s pretty good. For more YKS, subscribe to…
104: Along Came Mikey
Jun 25, 2019 • 84 min
This week on YKS: Porno food, Toilet Games, and lots of friggin’ politics! We’re gonna get naaaaasty. Music for YKS is courtesy of our friends Howell Dawdy (nee Lydia Burrell), Craig Dickman, and Mark Brendle. For an exclusive (?) interview and a preview…
103: Normally Titled Episode
Jun 18, 2019 • 69 min
It’s Episode 103! The one where you title it a normal thing that isn’t embarrassing for you to look back on in a year or so. This week we got some great shit on the show…some stuff for your nuts, some chicken things, an ice cream holder. Just the stuff…
102: Family Does Matter
Jun 11, 2019 • 84 min
I’m on vacation so I don’t really want to write a long thing. On this episode of YKS, Mike and JF go on some riffs, and most of em hit. Then they get into the 6 pack, and some of the Kickstarter projects on there you would not believe. I think there’s a…
100: The 101st Episode
Jun 5, 2019 • 91 min
It’s the 100th episode of Your Kickstarter Sucks!!! Or is it?? For the exclusive guide to making sense of the YKS Expanded Suckiverse (and some episodes where we make our friends watch bad videos) check out patreon.com/yourkickstartersucks. Until we start…
99: MC Rove
May 28, 2019 • 85 min
Well, it’s Ep 99 and we’re here to say, let’s do some war crimes in a hip hop way! On this episode of YKS, Mike and JF talk astral planes, ordering junk from container ships, and bringing this country together at last…with comedy! Plus, a couple of very…
UNLOCKED: YKS Premium S6E3 w/ Bryan Quinby
May 22, 2019 • 87 min
From behind the paywall!!! In Part 2 of their journey through the Nick DiPaolo special A Breath of Fresh Air, Mike and JF are joined by Bryan Quinby of Street Fight Radio. For Part 1 with Chris James, and much more, check out the YKS Patreon at…
98: Chips for Free
May 14, 2019 • 89 min
Hey…Hey!!!! What if you could get chips delivered to your house!! Or steal an idea from Mark Zuckerberg!!! Or Invest tens of thousands of dollars in a sauce cup!! Well!!!! I don’t know!!!Music for YKS is courtesy of our friends Lydia Burrell, Craig…
97: Semi-Annual Pillows
May 7, 2019 • 69 min
Jesse and Mike are the main characters. In the show, Jesse the host and Mike the other host-like, will embark on a journey to rescue their homeland. Through Jesse’s and Mike’s learnable skills they can overcome many dangers and obstacles. The skills must…
96: Cotton Buds
Apr 30, 2019 • 81 min
JF and DB get absolutely psycho on this track. Check it out. New Kickstarters on it. And a bunch of other stuff, too. There’s a desk that’s a speaker, I remember that much.Music for YKS is thanks to our nice friends Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and Mark…
95: Good Soap Kinds
Apr 24, 2019 • 106 min
Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame follow.Check out YKS Premium at www.patreon.com/yourkickstartersucks.Music for YKS is provided by our friends Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and Mark Brendle. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
94: Wet Hair Son
Apr 16, 2019 • 78 min
Sometimes ya gotta just sit back and say, “Damn”. And in this episode, you KNOW that’s what’s up. On today’s show, you got Mike takin’ his top off, tips and tricks on catfishin’ your friends, oh yeah….and a smell helmet. Download it, much? Yeah, I thought…
93: Hello I’m Austin Powers
Apr 9, 2019 • 70 min
Mike calls in from Parts Unknown to discuss seasoning paradigms, hat fashions, and cheese routines. JF imagines his future hole. And the Orange Man in the White House? Well, I guess he just keeps on tweetin!Plus, hey cmon, check out…
92: The Battle of the Sexy Fart!!??
Apr 2, 2019 • 94 min
That’s the title of the episode if your initials are C.T. and you were born on the 15th day of the month, anyway. For all other combinations, well, you’re just gonna have to listen up as Mike and JF rake gourd privilege over the colds and get disinvited…
91: Two Mad Blokes
Mar 27, 2019 • 74 min
Have you seen this? Have you heard about this? For millennia, mankind has searched for answers to these universal questions. Today, on Episode 91 of YKS, that search continues.On today’s show: Gamer socks, breath bags, a Trump opinion website, free movie…
90: Lid On, Lid Off
Mar 19, 2019 • 82 min
It’s time to do the damn thing. Another episode of YKS, why the hell not. Put it out there and see if it goes viral. It’s 2019, baby! Which is why you absolutely gotta punch up John Carpenter’s atmospheric 1982 sci-fi thriller The Thing with the terrific…
89: My HomiePass
Mar 12, 2019 • 80 min
Hey….what’s in the freakin’ briefcase? Quentin!! Q!! What’s in there! Ahhh! It’s my wife’s head! Or whatever, you know? On this episode of YKS, we’ve got an update on the scented alarm clock, a book that will finally teach our children American values…
88: I’m Telling Ya!
Mar 6, 2019 • 89 min
Mike is back from his Pacific Northwest tour, and you’ll never believe what he has to say about your home town! Plus, eulogies for Jibo and King Kong Bundy. Music for YKS is courtesy of our friends Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and Mark Brendle. For more…
87: No Signal Mountain
Feb 26, 2019 • 84 min
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars,[1] are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as…
86: Dear Heaven
Feb 19, 2019 • 93 min
Hey everyone, JF here. Writing the description for the show is one of the worst parts of my week so I’m going to take this one easy and just say some stuff in a list, ok? Here goes: Jacked up on caffeine, sleeping with da fishes, marmaduke follies, and…
85: Wakey Wakey
Feb 12, 2019 • 83 min
Tuck in for some spaghetti and meatbulbs, folks, they did another YKS. On today’s episode: Forgiving Paula Deen, Diamondium Blades, and Remembering Your First Beer. We’re telling stories better than any writer in Hollywood, so slap that subscribe button…
84: WYKS The Eagle
Feb 5, 2019 • 100 min
With over 60 years combined of going on the computer and posting on it and talking to their friends, Mike and JF are here to give you the absolute best lottery numbers possible (binary), the most incomplete wrap-up of the Krassenstein Reddit AMA possible,…
83: Wiger Fever with Nick Wiger
Jan 22, 2019 • 91 min
We recorded this one for YKS Premium, our Patreon podcast, but then we forgot to do a regular episode. So now it’s free! Insane…could we possibly get any better at podcasting?? Not likely.Mike and JF dial up friend to all Nick Wiger to talk eatin’ big,…
82: Breakfast Soup
Jan 15, 2019 • 99 min
We’ve got a birthday boy!!! That’s right, Mike is turning a different age, and we are here for it. On this week’s YKS, the Krassenstein bros go stereo mode, we sip some tea and some backup tea, and the institution of the news tries to elbow in to our…
81: That’s My Grandma
Jan 8, 2019 • 74 min
Buckle up for this one, gang, because it’s time to yiff Lou Dobbs. On today’s show, Mike and JF are talkin’ night stalkin’, pissing on your own self, and ripping off Salt Bae. So let’s just get your John Hancock on this and you’ll be outta here in no…
80: Our Golden Heaven Mansions
Jan 1, 2019 • 87 min
Well, Christmas is coming up, and the boys are excited. Tune into this one to find out who’s on our Mount Raymores and the REAL Raisin for the Saison as Santa and Jesus vie for Christmas supremacy for the 2000th (?) year in a row.If you heard yesterday’s…
UNLOCKED: YKS Premium with Jack Allison (11/29)
Dec 31, 2018 • 85 min
Like Jesus moving the big rock out of the cave (?), the YKS boys have temporarily and heroically rolled away the paywall. And so, we now present free of charge to content scrooges and New Year’s revelers alike this classic episode of YKS Premium featuring…
79: Less Than A Cup Of Joe
Dec 18, 2018 • 91 min
Now this is neat…it’s an episode of YKS with Michael Hale and Jesse Farrar. Music for YKS is courtesy of Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and our good friend Mark Brendle.For more affection from Hugbot, check out patreon.com/yourkickstartersucks. On this…
78: Rag Duty
Dec 4, 2018 • 93 min
This episode is so good, it’s hard to even put it into words. And I know a lot of words, from having seen them other places + memorized them to use later on, so I’m not just some dumb guy what got hold of a computer. On this record-breaking 78th episode…
77: Bring Bat Boy Home
Nov 27, 2018 • 87 min
Hey what if dogs could use the computer, and go online, and be sad like everyone else? What if you could power your phone by just asking someone nearby to send you some battery? What if you could hear from God all day long by simply looking at your phone…
76: Christmas Dice
Nov 20, 2018 • 88 min
In what can only be described as a triumph of modern storytelling, Mike and JF convene for the 76th time to discuss crapping with the door open, the blue guys, and some very bad cups. Plus, a new Dookie List!For more abandoned figurines of law enforcement…
75: Thick Yoda
Nov 13, 2018 • 76 min
Big boys and big toys. It’s another YKS! Today the guys are talking dick sheaths, cheating on your homework, and, unfortunately, a drinking game based on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. The world sucks ass. But, ya gotta listen to something. Which reminds…
74: The Trial Of Cool Cat
Nov 7, 2018 • 86 min
Mike and JF are back in the studio to talk about expired water, anonymous enemies, and the big election. With music by Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and, of course, our good friend Mark Brendle. For more of the BULL HOCKEY, check out…
73: Sheryl Crow Genius
Oct 23, 2018 • 99 min
San Francisco: Where Ideas Take Flight! For more Nervous Horse Energy, check out patreon.com/yourkickstartersucks. And thanks to our friends Craig Dickman, Mark Brendle, and Lydia Burrell for the music. Very cool. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
72: Willful Rules, Crooked Past
Oct 9, 2018 • 101 min
Spooky October kicks off with this little ditty you’re REALLY gonna love. Mike and JF are talkin’ discounted beers, they’re talking Grenchell, they’re talking offensive phone applications. What else is there? Hell, what else do you need? A plexiglass tray…
71: Mega Lunch
Oct 2, 2018 • 134 min
What if all it took to keep our kids safe from gun violence was an app? What if a wildly untalented rapper could ask for and receive $1MM for no clear reason? What if there were big hard wangs in the official emoji keyboard? Mike and JF, the wildest…
70: Roundball Rock
Sep 25, 2018 • 92 min
Wow! Episode 70! The number some people are saying is even funnier than the one before it. Incredible.Sure, on this episode, Mike and JF talk about Mike’s old schoolboy days, draining the swump, and $150,000 audio systems in their friends’ houses. But…
69: Pet Bucket
Sep 18, 2018 • 85 min
Bus People, Cathouse Appetizers, and Fat Guy Brass Knuckles; this episode’s got it all. Thanks. Music for YKS is courtesy of Drew Toothpaste, Lydia Burrell/Howell Dawdy, and the scrupulous Mark Brendle. For more of this stuff, since you love it so much,…
Ep 68: Itchy Face Pizza
Sep 11, 2018 • 83 min
Former President Barack Obama joins the boys to talk tan jackets, NCAA brackets, and kicking butt while kicking butts, or how hard it REALLY is to run a country when you just want a hit of that classic stimulant, nicotine. PLUS! Actor Tom Cruise stops by…
67: The Mothman Diaries
Sep 5, 2018 • 105 min
I’m not uploading this again. If it’s not right this time, I quit the show. This is Episode 67. I hope to god. Music for YKS is courtesy of: @LydiaBurrell, Drew Toothpaste, and that old serpent Mark Brendle. For more custom microwave tones, check out…
66: Faded Crows
Aug 17, 2018 • 147 min
Pull up a chair and have a couple laughs…Music for this episode of YKS is courtesy of @LydiaBurrell on Twitter, Drew Toothpaste (www.theworstthingsforsale.com) and the twice-distilled Mark Brendle. For more discontinued smart personal hygiene products,…
65: The Great Belly Off
Aug 8, 2018 • 127 min
Alright, which one of you jokers said it was Episode 66, and was it the same joker that uploaded just 27 minutes of the episode? Just come forward, no questions asked. We’re not even mad, haha. For even more (fully uploaded, correctly numbered) YKS…
64: The Rainbow Bridge
Aug 3, 2018 • 89 min
On this week’s ep, it’s ALL about one thing: the subjects of the show. That’s right, today we’ve got a new challenger to the incumbent Squeeze Louise, a new tooth scam going viral, a cardboard (???) trash can, and an update on Jesse’s torn hibuscus. Plus,…
63: All That And A Bag Of Chips
Jul 18, 2018 • 112 min
What What Happens Live is delightful! Inspired by Andy Cohen’s experiences in the green room as a producer at CBS, and with a set inspired by his own home den, this show is unlike any other late night talk show. WWHL is fun, spontaneous, and engaging. The…
62: Belly Blankets
Jul 11, 2018 • 117 min
This week on YKS….Mike’s Big Deli Story, the inauspicious return of the Dookie List, and a surprise phone call from a stupid little idiot. “Bam!” - Emeril Music for this episode of YKS is courtesy of: Lydia Burrell…
61: Wife Fraud
Jul 4, 2018 • 119 min
I don’t care what you call it, just put it up. Just say…ok, we go on break. Like Bernie Mac. And then say Bernie Mac Sanders because you do that impression. Then just do a list, like say: nudie suits, save a horse ride a cowboy, and sex accessories. But…
60: Seth Rogenbot
Jun 21, 2018 • 116 min
Hmm hmm hmm. Time to post the show, la dee da. Oh hello there. I didn’t see you come in. Would you like to listen to Episode 60 of Your Kickstarter Sucks with me? Wonderful. It is about bug scams.For more information on Jonah Hill’s exact age, check out…
59: Mike Didn’t Tip
Jun 12, 2018 • 84 min
We got him, boys. We finally got The Tipping Coward. On this week’s episode, DB and JF play with some passive SCOTUS figurines, pontificate on the goodness of organized society, and finally reveal what’s in the damn bowl. Plus, Kombucha chat! To submit a…
58: Pasta Points
Jun 8, 2018 • 116 min
In this, the ACTUAL 58th episode of YKS, Mike and JF are talkin’ The Return of Heep, Bible Wars, and the perks of watchin’ TV with your buddy’s wife. Plus, the debut of the next hot Netflix show: Office TV. For more reviews of your favorite college…
57: Keeping Up With The Johnsons
May 25, 2018 • 87 min
Ohhhh baby! It’s a new episode and a new theme song baby! @LydiaBurrell hopped back in the studio to give the boys a funky-phresh new sound that you’re gonna have to hear to believe. Plus, we get a little taste of Optimus Mike, who shows up to help us do…
56: Tofurkey Numbers
May 11, 2018 • 87 min
Jesse and Mike are once again back in the studio, wearing headphones, opening cans into the microphones, sitting down, and all the classic things they’re known for on today’s episode of YKS. Don’t look at my wife! For even more two smart guys content,…
55: The Land Of Milk And Honey
May 4, 2018 • 94 min
Wait just a minute….WHO’S F*&%^##%(ing Matt Damon here? It’s YKS! And it’s time to talk about Cat Poison. Mike and JF hit the scams of the week with their trusty sidekick Terrible Christopher, and stop along the way to discuss the shame of having a…
54: Mike’s Small Business
Apr 27, 2018 • 75 min
It’s time to talk about Kanye West. Just kidding. Or, I don’t know, maybe. Do it on your own time. This is about other stuff. For example: remembering the “Internet as a series of tubes” guy, who is now dead, why our sons hate making deals, 5th…
53: A Dispatch From Trout Lodge
Apr 17, 2018 • 94 min
Best friends gather round the communal iPod, it’s time once again for Your Kickstarter Sucks! On today’s blister-packed episode, the boys are talkin’ MySpace’s enormous data hoard, YKSchella, a review of Marvelous (Infinite) War, baby necks, Syria’s…
52: A Splice Of Life
Apr 4, 2018 • 96 min
52 episodes…52 cards in a deck, not including the jokers. But lucky for you, this show DOES count the jokers. And there’s two of ‘em (they’re the hosts). On this instant classic episode of YKS, Mike and Jesse riff on the saddest part of loved ones dying,…
51: Hum From A Rose
Mar 28, 2018 • 78 min
It’s Episode 51 of Your Kickstarter Sucks! Featuring: Jesse’s triumphant return, Mike’s new age, the 24 hour poem and reasons you don’t improvise a campaign video, Time Swapping, the calm, calm west, and that one Justin Timberlake flick, do you remember…
50: Jesse’s Last Episode
Mar 18, 2018 • 103 min
A celebratory and transformative episode of YKS. For more jokes that don’t pay off in the episode, check out www.patreon.com/yourkickstartersucks. We’re still doing that, even though the title of this episode makes it seem like we aren’t.Music for this…
49: Breakfast Aboard The Nostromo
Mar 9, 2018 • 112 min
Drive time podcast heads, YKS is comin’ at ya full blast with both barrels blazin! This week we’ve got a terrific haggis recipe, a recap of the Indiana Jones geography, intense Chuck “Lore”, and more beard opinions than I frankly cared to hear. For more…
48: Gun Recess
Mar 1, 2018 • 84 min
Episode 48. Just two more til we’re done! On this week’s show, Mike “Mikeman” Hale and Jesse Farrar aka “Two Kicks” are talking lookbook explainers, coffee time trials, phone phreakers, and whether there are any stores in Italy? Plus, a listener has a…
47: The Thinking Egg
Feb 22, 2018 • 95 min
On this week’s episode, delayed out of respect for the Presidents or whatever, the boys are talkin’ skinhead lawyers, U2 Cables, living for eternity, gravitrons, My Shittiest Halloween……and twins!!! Plus, Mike takes on Nigeria and we read your letters.…
46: The President’s Bunghole
Feb 16, 2018 • 96 min
You already know who it is!!!!!! Mike and Jesse are yammerin and stammerin all about who won the Big Gadget Hole Prize (it’s Greg), why the homeless hate tech, whether or not brains have electricity, and so much more, but not too much more in a way that’s…
45: Cookin’ Up Trouble
Jan 30, 2018 • 116 min
It’s Episode 45 and the hitmakers are back, baby! Oh you thought we were talking about your man’s podcast? Foh! Foh. On this week’s nearly-two-hour episode, the boys are talkin’ whether chefs and panhandlers should switch titles, the worst way to watch a…
44: You’ve Got Hale
Jan 17, 2018 • 90 min
Alright gang. It’s Season 3. It’s time to make a good episode. So what do we got for ya? Well, here’s the deal. It snowed here, so we couldn’t do a very good one. Sorry. In lieu of that, though, we’ve got the first ever Gadget Hole Poll Winner, two new…
43: Don’t Touch My Gems!
Jan 9, 2018 • 137 min
Well if it isn’t a brand-new season of YKS! Get your binge-listening done now folks, because you’re not going to want to miss the event of the season. Which is this. Now, Season 3 is all about looking forward, but first we take a look back at what we left…
42: Merry Kickmas Fam
Dec 23, 2017 • 101 min
Ho ho ho! Merry Kickmas to all, and to all a good….show?!?! Wowee gang, it looks like the original elf on the shelf himself has shown up to drop a little audio present down your head chimney, as Mike and Jesse cuddle up by the fireplace to celebrate…
41: Chewbacca’s Big Haircut
Dec 20, 2017 • 108 min
A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…two guys recorded this friggin podcast! Come on! Well, the YKS Studios may not be a rough and tumble watering hole on a desert planet at the edge of hyperspace, but this week Mike and Jesse take the willing…
40: Brown Bottle Flu
Dec 13, 2017 • 88 min
It’s another banger, gang, as Jesse and Mike tackle whether or not Jesus was smart, the various benefits of sleeping with a breathing bean, and the optimal number of steps for using a cup. Plus, your letters and a very urgent voicemail. To contribute to…
39: Clothes for Rats with Mike Pfeiffer
Dec 5, 2017 • 115 min
Well gang, the boys are lookin’ for a fight tonight and this time…they’ve got backup. That’s right, on today’s show Mike and Jesse are joined by Mike Pfeiffer to talk about standing in a circle around one small bean, The Hell Yeah Babies’ new…
38: Obsessive Christmas Disorder
Nov 27, 2017 • 127 min
In the only version of Episode 38 to not be confined to the dustbin of history, Mike and Jesse reconnect on a post-Turkey Day extravaganza to riff on healthcare, a millennial Santa, and whether the podcast is being pirated by hackers across the globe.…
YKS Premium S2E12 PREVIEW
Nov 21, 2017 • 56 min
Check this out…It’s a damn holiday miracle. Today only, or only the other times when it seems like a good idea to do, we are putting up nearly a full hour of the wonderful YKS Premium episode we did with Drew Toothpaste last week. So, enjoy this…
37: Where the Piss Goes
Nov 13, 2017 • 91 min
Well it’s been a tough year for ice cream, and a tough couple of weeks with no new YKS. But Michael “Donald Trump” Hale is back from the Pac-NW to kickstart our hearts, and OH YEAH you know he’s wearin’ flannel. On this episode of the show, Spooky…
36: Crimes Against Puns
Oct 25, 2017 • 90 min
Operation Dumbo Drop is a 1995 American war comedy film directed by Simon Wincer that explores war, politics, and animal welfare. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Gene Quintano and Jim Kouf based on a true story by United States…
35: Ghost House
Oct 20, 2017 • 94 min
On this very “ghould” episode of YKS, the boys are joined by a very “sweet” guest who has a touch of stage fright. So “boo” kind! Later, you’ll hear some spooky and TRUE tales, as well as an extensive review of expensive trash cans. This week’s episode is…
34: Let’s Get Real
Oct 12, 2017 • 101 min
Sheldon Cooper, a 9-year-old boy, begins his first day of high school in the ninth grade with his older brother, George Cooper Jr. Having shown more skills than a typical child his age, he skipped several grades. On his first day, he questions his…
33: Hacking Your Mom
Oct 2, 2017 • 118 min
Well folks, October is finally here, and Autumn is in the air! Will that mean sweet treats and good eats for your favorite prickly pair of crowdfunding curmudgeons??? Tune in to this week’s YKS to find out!For more Gallagher rants, check out…
32: Google Earth Fuck
Sep 22, 2017 • 67 min
While perusing the local car lot, Jesse discovers that his deceased friend Michael has been reincarnated as a junky old automobile, so he buys him and brings him home, much to the dismay of both his wife and eccentric car collector Captain Manzini who is…
31: Pumpkin Spice Smart Pillows
Sep 15, 2017 • 115 min
Bust out the meatballs and call the wife over, it’s time once again for YKS. On this week’s show, Episode Unknown, the boys are talking NastyCon 2017 results, whether piss and shit are friends, the top magnets of all time, and oh yeah…Starbucks Freakin…
30: The Thirtieth Episode Spectacular
Sep 6, 2017 • 100 min
Knock Knock…who’s at the door? Is it the Kirby Vacuum salesman?Why no! It’s the YKS boys and they’re here to celebrate 30 wonderful episodes. Coming up on today’s show, we’ve got information that will lead to Hillary Clinton’s arrest, a checklist of…
29: Frankenstein’s Sex Shop
Sep 1, 2017 • 122 min
Just when you thought it was safe, the bad boys of podcasting are hitting your veins with an 8ball of laughs. Join Mike and Jesse as they tackle topics like sex, religion, UFOs and..parking tickets!? Take one look at this messed up world through their…
28: A Sandwich-Shaped Notebook
Aug 21, 2017 • 131 min
Where are all the white women at?! Well, we don’t know, but they sure aren’t on this podcast! It’s a real boys club on YKS this week, and your humble mumblers in chief are here to very heterosexually discuss the racist statue factory, the infamous Two…
27: Skiing in Jeans / Lizard Spit
Aug 15, 2017 • 97 min
The boys are back and on this week’s episode, they’re taking a bite out of the perils of achieving self-love, violating the Earth’s TOS, what my dude looks like a freakin cross between, and much, much more. For EVEN more on Ben-Wa Balls and the problems…
26: Please Remember To Breathe
Aug 8, 2017 • 81 min
Awwww hell yeah! The boys are about to do it! Remember that, from a while ago? Well, Jesse and Mike do, and they also remember that scene from The Matrix where Neo bends the spoon. Of course, that’s what this week’s episode is REALLY about, but in…
25: Wheel of Savings
Jul 27, 2017 • 107 min
The ‘boys are NOT messing around this week…just kidding! They are! Mike and Jesse are talking everything from the big healthcare bill to Mike’s Great Kool-Aid Story, and you absolutely GOTTA download this bad boy to get all the goods! Check it out!!!!For…
24: Justice Beads, Scary Snowmen and Hot Babies
Jul 19, 2017 • 110 min
TK TK TK Jesse Don’t Forget To Write a Description For This Episode Before We Upload it. Again, Don’t Upload This Episode Until We Think of a Decent Description for the Description Box on iTunes. Thanks, Mike TK TK TK TKP.S. What Are You Doing This…
23: What’s In The Hatch?
Jul 12, 2017 • 101 min
Well well well, if it isn’t a brand new theme song! Big thanks to The Hell Yeah Babies for putting this together. Check ‘em out at www.thehellyeahbabies.com. ALSO: we’ve got ghoulies, gamers, and brushing your teeth in the sexiest manner possible, plus…
22: America, LLC
Jul 4, 2017 • 73 min
Do you remember that movie, Team America? The puppet thing. Alright, well, this episode is not really about that. It’s about being a patriot, and loving your country, and surviving a nuclear war, and fidget spinner condoms, and McDonald’s, and going…
21: Tooth Values
Jun 27, 2017 • 97 min
It’s beef-startin’ time! Season 2 chugs along as the boys take aim at all the sacred cows: ride sharing apps, pyramid schemes, and a certain political comedy podcast with, shall we say, lots of people on it. Now that’s what we call a family feud! For more…
20: Daniel Day-Lewis Acting School
Jun 23, 2017 • 83 min
The run of incredible, exclusive interviews continue as the inimitable Daniel Day-Lewis stops by for a fireside chat with the David Frost of YKS, Jesse Farrar. (Frequent Co-Host Mike makes an appearance sometime later in the program.) What does Day-Lewis…
19: Neil deGrasse Tyson Thinks Spider-Man Is Real
Jun 16, 2017 • 107 min
In the thrilling Season 2 premiere of Your Kickstarter Sucks, the boys are Talkin’ Tyson on all things Neil deGrasse, considering harassing celebrities over Bluetooth, and discovering the absolute worst that Etsy has to offer all our wonderful fathers on…
18: Mikey the Foot
Jun 7, 2017 • 81 min
LIVE from the fabulous YKS Studio II (Mike’s closet) comes a wet and wild edition of the podcast we all know and love. This week we’ve got Garry Anderson in the studio for a take on Bill Maher’s Big Whoopsie, an extremely confusing water bottle, and a…
17: Dead Ape Watch
May 30, 2017 • 78 min
On this week’s episode, the boys recall a time in which jokes were about something other than a gorilla dying, uncover a scandal that will tear apart the webcomic community, and offer to take an African gentleman to church. Plus, these two hockeyheads get…
16: Firing The Pope
May 24, 2017 • 106 min
Well, it’s a day late but not quite a dollar short, because this special JUMBO edition of the Your Kickstarter Sucks podcast is a hootin’ and hollerin’ two hours worth of knee-slappin late stage capitalist content. Today, the boys are all in on the death…
15: Gamer’s Delight
May 16, 2017 • 80 min
The boys come to the table, hat in hand, to apologize…that you were OFFENDED! Just kidding. It’s a big dose of reality this week for blanket lovers, gamers, and veterans of foreign wars. Plus, a rousing edition of Real or Fake!Slam it on over to…
14: Dead in Alaska
May 10, 2017 • 67 min
The boys finally stumble upon the mythological Smart Toaster, induct a new member into the Kickstarters That Don’t Suck Club, and dive into politics with an academic discussion of the freaking Cheeto in Chief! Plus, your letters. See acast.com/privacy for…
13: This Is Not A Joke
May 1, 2017 • 79 min
Hey guys! This week, the boys get excited about the return of Jeff Goldblum, learn about the economy, and debut The Dookie List on the free show. Go to Patreon.com/yourkickstartersucks to support the show and get bonus episodes! See acast.com/privacy for…
FREE Preview from Bonus Episode 12 with Bigfoot and Garry Anderson
Apr 28, 2017 • 15 min
As promised, the highly controversial comedy showdown in the final round of the YKS Last Comic Standing tournament is now free for all the fans!!!!!!!! Could it get any better than that, honestly? Yes! At patreon.com/yourkickstartersucks we’ve got this…
12: Too Much Lotion
Apr 25, 2017 • 68 min
The boys talk RPGs, the lack of funny Australians, and getting stuck in that darn bathroom again! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11: Taco Shame
Apr 18, 2017 • 73 min
The boys dive in to springtime with a HUGE Patreon announcement and the tip-toppiest cleaning projects on Kickstarter. I don’t remember recording this one. I hope it is good. Oh, the blog is coming back, so check it out: www.yourkickstartersucks.com See…
10: The Stewart Rodcast
Apr 11, 2017 • 96 min
The boys take a trip down memory lane to relive the show’s best moments so far. If this laugh-a-minute clip show doesn’t have you digging through the archives again, nothing will! Sponsored by Rent-A-Ass. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
9: Huge Clouds
Apr 4, 2017 • 83 min
It’s cloud-blowin’ time, as the boys develop a revolutionary new system to absorb nutrients many times faster than through ingestion. Also: how to get crazier, bigger muscles and effectively prank your friends. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
8: Fishy Flip
Mar 28, 2017 • 91 min
The boys get real intimate in the bedroom and the bathroom before a rollicking edition of Real or Fake?! Plus, your letters and an announcement on our first big YKS contest. With Special Guest Matt Damon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
7: The Hatbox Baby
Mar 21, 2017 • 64 min
Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar-nominee Kate Winslet light up the screen as Jack and Rose, the young lovers who find one another on the maiden voyage of the “unsinkable” R.M.S. Titanic. But when the doomed luxury liner collides with an iceberg in the frigid…
6: Now The Tugging Begins
Mar 14, 2017 • 90 min
Loud enough for ya?! The boys experiment with a new hosting arrangement, talk sleek coin experiences, and welcome a huge, huge guest. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
5: The Fidgipen is Mightier Than the FondleCube
Mar 7, 2017 • 72 min
The Boys take a long look inward and contemplate the tautology of the self. Also covered on today’s show: the ethics of death, atomic consciousness, and molecular theory. Just kidding, this one is about bad jokes and stupid pens. See acast.com/privacy for…
4: The Oscars Special
Feb 28, 2017 • 114 min
The boys put on their critic hats to talk Oscar predictions and movie Kickstarters. Later, up and coming musician Ted “Tom” Leo calls in to talk about crowdfunding his as-yet-untitled new album. Plus, the debut of “Real or Fake?” See acast.com/privacy for…
3: The Media is in The News
Feb 21, 2017 • 92 min
Mike and Jesse continue the YKS Apology tour, catch up on the news, and unveil some exciting announcements about the show! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
2: Kramer Culpa
Feb 10, 2017 • 100 min
Mike and Jesse are back in the saddle, and this time they’re for real. Up on deck this week: the tasteful nihilism of the infamous Michael Richards’ apology, the importance of a million dollar towel, and a spirited round of “Yes, Sandler”.Twitter:…
1: Your Pilot Sucks
Feb 1, 2017 • 86 min
Your Kickstarter Sucks: The Podcast: The Debut! Mike and Jesse talk Lifesavers, M&Ms, and the LA Riots in this long-awaited episode. The audio may be screwed up, but so are the Kickstarters in this, the next evolution of the YKS brand. Follow YKS on…