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Real Conversations with Imaginary People

Welcome to Project Woo Woo where comedian/yogi Lisa Orkin pretends to interview her favorite people from the world of self-help, spirituality, wellness, literature, and philosophy dead or alive with the help of showbiz friends who just happen to be world-class actors and comedians.

Oct 22, 2019

Who is Kathy Nagler: 

Kathy began her career after being told again and again that her voice could make anything sound funny. With her ultra-dry delivery, she was billed as the female Ben Stein. But over the years, she has expanded her repertoire to include the not-so-funny, and the deep-breathed sexy. Kathy is an...


Oct 1, 2019

Who Is Anil Desai:

Anil Desai started in comedy with the sketch group The Giant Pineapple Boys, who performed at the Edinburgh festivals from 2001 to 2004. He then went on to host The Late Show Spank! On the fringe and created comedy characters Rajesh: Bollywood Lounge singer and Candice the Fluffer Girl. He is best...


Sep 3, 2019

Who is Christine Blackburn:

As a producer, host and skilled interviewer, Christine Blackburn and her production company, Story Worthy Media, have produced over 540 episodes of her weekly show Story Worthy and dozens of live performances of her gameshow, Story Smash The Storytelling Gameshow! Her solo show “Surviving...


Aug 27, 2019

Who is Sea Glassman:

Sea Glassman voices infamous fortune-teller Madame Zoltair, who has recently shattered her glass box and is heading to Davenport, Ohio for a dalliance with a man in a kayak. Glassman is an LA based improvisational character actor whose forte is historical & literary figures, ie Steinbeck’s Ma...


Aug 13, 2019

Who is Madonna Magee:

Madonna Magee is a graduate of NYU and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts NYC. She credits the Uta Hagen, as being the greatest influence on her work.. Madonna’s career began as a recurring character on the daytime Serial “Love of Life” exactly 50 years ago. For 35 years she taught acting...