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Season 2 Episode 1: Shrista Tyree, Barbara Dudley, and Mic Crenshaw
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This episode is the epitome of My Real Portland. Individually they are a comedian, an activist, and a musician. Together, we put together a show that will entertain you, make you want to get up and move, laugh, cry, and sing along.

Learn more about each guest!

Shrista Tyree

Barbara Dudley

Mic Crenshaw

You can download the link below to listen whereever you’d like, or simply visit the homepage www.myrealportland.com for links to the podcast on most popular podcasting platforms/apps.

Shrista Tyree
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Shrista Tyree is a Comedian, host, rapper and also a Part time Petco employee. Currently chasing the dream of being a stand-up comedian, rapper and whatever else She so happens to fall in love with.

People always ask me what has inspired me to chase my dreams, who do I look up to? But in all honesty, I am my own inspiration. I was raised by a Single mother who suffered with drug addiction. Everyday as a kid i aspired to do and be everything people told me i couldn’t. I graduated high school, because they told me i couldn’t. I got a Bachelor's Degree because they told me i couldn’t. Now i’m chasing a dream people are telling me is a waste of time. Everyones a rapper, you won’t make it. Everyones a comedian, you wont make it. Comedy is my main goal but I’d rather give stand up comedy a chance then to be sitting in front of TV watching Kevin Hart and wishing i tried that “Comedy thing”. Nothing inspires me more than my own story.

Shrista will appear at the March 10th, 2019 My Real Portland.

Follow Shrista on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. Read the feature on Shrista in the January 2019 PDXScene.

Episode 6: D Martin Austin, Stacey Rice, and Nikole Potulsky
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My Real Portland - The Podcast episode 6 features Comedian D Martin Austin (Portland Queer Comedy Festival), Storyteller and LGBTQSIA+ Leader Stacey Rice, and Singer Songwriter Nikole Potulsky! Plus Cupcake and Princess (Jason and Jeana) play MRP - The Game Show!

Recorded live on September 11, 2018 at the Jade Lounge, 23rd and SE Ankeny in Portland. 

Brooks
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Caryn Brooks (just “Brooks” to many who know her...except for her family, because that would be weird) is a Portlander by way of Philadelphia and still has the attitude to prove it. Her career has spanned both journalism and politics. Her writing has been published in Rolling Stone, Time Magazine, New York Magazine, and many other financially unstable bastions of the fourth estate. These days she’s a civil servant with a stand up comedy habit as a member of the feminist killjoy comedy collective That's What She Said.

She is on the board of the Pride Foundation, an lgbtq community org that funds the movement in the Northwest.

Free time activities include playing softball, bicycle riding, driving around town in her Lezbaru, walking her rascally mutt Duchess, and wondering how she got to be such a stereotype.

Upcoming appearances: 
Nov 9: That’s What She Said “Get Stuffed” show benefitting Equi at Siren Theater.
December 6 Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

D Martin Austin
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D Martin Austin is co-founder of the Portland Queer Comedy Festival. D is a queer single parent raised throughout America’s predominantly white suburbs by a copywriter and a black nationalist. Building from their complicated background and experiences, D wrestles existential anxieties to bring a uniquely accessible voice to readers of their blog and column in The Portland Mercury (“The Party Review”), the stage, and their podcast YOUR FAULT FOR LISTENING (on iTunes), with a healthy dose of social criticism, self-deprecation, and a dash of gold lame. *Voted Best Showcase (Your Fault for Listening) and Funniest Male Performer at The NW Black Comedy Festival (2017)

D Martin Austin's Youtube

Portland Queer Comedy Festival website

D Martin Austin will appear at the september 11th, 2018 taping of my real portland.

Episode 5: Katie Nguyen, Katrina Kahl, and Jana Losey Crenshaw
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My Real Portland - The Podcast episode 5 features Comedian & Improv/Sketch Actor Katie Nguyen (Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest), Brian Grant Foundation Executive Director and fellow David Douglas High School graduate Katrina Kahl, and Singer Songwriter & Theater Composer Jana Losey Crenshaw.

Recorded live on August 14, 2018 at the Jade Lounge, 23rd and SE Ankeny in Portland. 

My Real Portland returns September 11th with Country Blues Singer Nikole Potulski and more! Happy Hour at 6:30, Show at 7!

Katie Nguyen
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Katie Nguyen is a comedian, sketch writer, improver and actress – Katie’s performed with Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, opened for matt Braunger and Ron Funches, performed with the Brody Theater ensemble and teaches at Deep End Theater, and cohost of Earthquake Hurricane with Alex Falcone, Anthony Lopez, and Mohaned Elshieky. One of Portland Mercury’s Undisputable Genius of Comedy, it’s Katie Nguyen!

Katie’s Website www.katie-nguyen.com

Katie’s Twitter @ktnuggin, Facebook katienguyencomedy, Instagram @ktnuggin

Katie will be featured on the August 14th recording of My Real Portland!

My Real Portland - The Podcast! Fourth Episode
Guests Joe Hieronymus, Jason Lamb, Joe McKenzie, and Host Joseph Lyons

Guests Joe Hieronymus, Jason Lamb, Joe McKenzie, and Host Joseph Lyons

The July My Real Portland show features Comedian Joe Hieronymus, Musician Joe McKenzie, and Minority Retort CoHost and Podcaster Jason Lamb! Plus a game show, prizes, and silly fun!!
Recorded Live at Jade Lounge, July 10th, 2018.
Hosted and Produced by myself Realtor Joseph Lyons, josephlyons.com

The next episode records live at Jade Lounge, Tuesday August 14th, 2018 at 7 PM. Happy Hour at 6:30.