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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.

May 21, 2019

This week I have a true artist on, Marcel Marceau. We all have different reactions to mimes. I love them... sort of in secret. My 13-year self would be to cool to admit it. And obviously, my adult self had to tell you that.

This episode is a little different we have a translator. And Danny Mann who brought Marcel to...


May 14, 2019

Who is Becky Thyre:

Becky is a Gemini and an Actress, writer, mother, feminist. You’ve seen her on Transparent, Weeds, Arrested Development, Mr. Show, and Six Feet Under.

Favorite Career Highlight:

Creating and performing the play The Miss Vagina Pageant with Jill and Faith Soloway and Melanie Hutsell.

Who is Aimee...


May 7, 2019

Who is Warner Munroe:

Warner is a Virgo with a Scorpio rising. Warner has worn many hats and performed many things. And right now is simply “ I Am.”And this is where you find Warner's online Home --> Warnervo.com

Favorite Career Highlight:

Warner performed a play based on the last few years of Anne Frank. Miep Gies,...


Apr 30, 2019

Who is Ann Ryerson:

Ann is a Leo with her rising in Taurus and began her professional career in improvisational theatre in her hometown of Minneapolis, at Dudley Riggs Brave New Workshop, then at The Second City in Chicago. She has performed extensively in television and movies (IMDB Ann Ryerson) and in radio...


Apr 23, 2019

Who is Scott Rognlien:

Scott is an actor and director and his work has been seen in Chicago, England, Central Oregon, and Los Angeles. With The Next Arena, Scott directed No Exit, As an actor, you've seen Scott in Band of Brothers, Community, and Full Disclosure, Band of Brothers.

Favorite Career Highlight:

Starting The...