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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 28, 2020

Who is Jason Stuart:

When you think one of the most prolific character actors, who’s also an outrageous openly gay stand-up comedian, one name comes to mind…. Jason Stuart.  He currently has a major role in The Birth Of A Nation, starring Army Hammer by filmmaker Nate Parker and stars in the drama Hank.  Jason also...

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...