Alone At Lunch
Alone At Lunch

Alone At Lunch

Alone at Lunch | Morbid Network | Wondery

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Whether you were the only girl on the football team, the only jock at robotics camp, or you just could never find anyone who appreciated your action figures enough, we’ve all felt like the weird kid at some point in our lives. Join comedians Carly Montag and Emily Walsh as they ask their guests about any time in life they felt like the odd one out. New episodes out every Monday!

Recent Episodes

S3 Ep49: Alone Growing Up Rich with Lucas Zelnick
FEB 5, 2024
S3 Ep49: Alone Growing Up Rich with Lucas Zelnick
This week we are joined by Lucas Zelnick! Lucas Zelnick is a stand-up comedian born, raised, and based in New York City who challenges his cushy upbringing through punch-heavy material. Lucas has appeared in SF Sketchfest and the New York Comedy Festival. He’s been featured in the New York Times, appeared as a guest on Amazon Prime Video’s Sports Talk, and is a tour opener for Ashley Gavin. In 2022, Lucas began headlining comedy clubs nationally, including the Helium and Zanies in Chicago, where he sold out eight shows.  Lucas’ stand-up clips have also exploded online recently and he has received over 100M views and 400K+ followers on Instagram and TikTok combined.  In this episode we discuss growing up in New York City, the emotional effects of social media, hecklers, having a female fan base, being a competitive skier, going clubbing at 14 years old, and so much more. You don’t want to miss our discussion about when Lucas realized he had different opportunities than other people. GIve this episode a listen! Recommendations from this episode:  Saltburn Prep - Curtis Sittenfeld The Holdovers  Follow Lucas Zelnick: @lucaszelnick Follow Carly: @carlyjmontag Follow Emily: @thefunnywalsh Follow the podcast: @aloneatlunchpod Please rate and review the podcast! Spread the word! Tell your friends!  Email us: [email protected] See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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59 MIN
S3 Ep48: Alone Being the Musical Theatre Kid with Kayla Kleinman
JAN 29, 2024
S3 Ep48: Alone Being the Musical Theatre Kid with Kayla Kleinman
This week we are joined by Kayla Kleinman! Kayla Kleinman is a multi-passionate social media strategist and content creator based in NYC. On Instagram and TikTok she shares thoughts on life in your 30s, book recommendations, and a realistic approach to wellness. In addition to creating content, she works full-time in social media marketing at Bookshop.org and previously taught yoga and fitness classes in NYC. More likely than not you can find her curled up with a fabulous book or walking around Manhattan listening to a podcast while sipping an iced soy vanilla latte.  In this episode, we discuss growing up in Westchester, going into New York City to see theater, performing as a kid, transitioning from theater to fitness and wellness to marketing, reconnecting with old classmates on social media, doing activities solo, and so much more. You don’t want to miss our discussion about Rent (the musical) and our mixed reviews about the movie! Give this episode a listen! Recommendations from this episode:  The Last Five Years - cast recording All of This is To Say - Kayla’s newsletter  The Thursday Murder Club (Series) The Artist’s Way Follow Kayla Kleinman: @kaylakleinman Follow Carly: @carlyjmontag Follow Emily: @thefunnywalsh Follow the podcast: @aloneatlunchpod Please rate and review the podcast! Spread the word! Tell your friends!  Email us: [email protected] See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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59 MIN
S3 Ep47: Alone Being a Phish Fan with Max Higgins
JAN 22, 2024
S3 Ep47: Alone Being a Phish Fan with Max Higgins
This week we are joined by Max Higgins! Max (they/he) is a stand up comedian who performs all over Vermont and travels regularly to do standup in New York and around the Northeast. Max runs a monthly show called Comedy Wolf at Radio Bean in Burlington, Vermont. Max wrote, produced, and hosted Talk Show with Max Higgins that ran at the Vermont Comedy Club in October 2023. Max was voted Seven Daysies Best Standup Comic 2023 and was runner up in Vermont’s Funniest Comedian Competition 2022 and 2023. You’ve definitely seen Max on your Instagram or TikTok feed! Make sure to check him out! In this episode we discuss growing up in Boston, moving to and living in Burlington, Vermont, playing sports but liking the arts, coming out as transgender, living in a hyper-progressive environment, the power of clothing, performing stand up comedy, and so much more. You don’t want to miss our discussion about Max feeling comfortable in his body and improving his posture since transitioning. Give this episode a listen! Recommendations from this episode:  Pageboy - Elliot Page The Stand - Stephen King Phish Follow Max Higgins: @max_headgear Follow Carly: @carlyjmontag Follow Emily: @thefunnywalsh Follow the podcast: @aloneatlunchpod Please rate and review the podcast! Spread the word! Tell your friends!  Email us: [email protected] See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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72 MIN