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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.

Jan 21, 2020

Who is Abby Schachner:

Abby is an artist, performer, children’s book writer... (that’s got a lion's tigers and bears oh my kind of feel) and an amazing artist.

You can see her work her prolific Instagram and go follow- Your Friend Abby

Who is Billy Barty:

Billy Barty was an American actor and activist. In adult...

Jan 14, 2020

Who is Jeff Dorchen:

Jeff Dorchen is an award-winning, playwright, fiction writer, literary editor, visual artist, actor, essayist, songwriter, and radio contributor (The Samantha Clemens Show, This American Life, The Experience with LaFern Cusack). He is also, since 1998, a weekly on-air contributor to...

Jan 7, 2020

Who is Karl T. Wright:

Karl is an actor and former journalist who’s worked for NPR and Marketplace radio. He started his acting career in Chicago at Player’s Workshop of Second City and hosted Morning Edition and the award-winning entertainment magazine he created called Backstage Pass both on WBEZ. After moving to...

Dec 24, 2019

A very Happy Holiday to all of you. We will be back with Neil Degrasse Tyson for New Year's Eve.

Until then I suggest listening to any of the Biblical of Holiday episodes,

We have Jesus, Moses, Mary or Rudolph for your listening pleasure.


Dec 17, 2019

Who is Harry Murphy:

Harry S. Murphy is an actor and improviser who loves to play “let’s pretend”. Actual fun fact: Paula Abdul once taught me how to pole-dance.

Who is Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second:

Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...