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Jesse Farrar & Mike Hale

Podcast by Jesse Farrar & Mike Hale
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UNLOCKED: YKS Premium S6E3 w/ Bryan Quinby

1:27:50 | May 22nd

From behind the paywall!!! In Part 2 of their journey through the Nick DiPaolo special A Breath of Fresh Air, Mike and JF are joined by Bryan Quinby of Street Fight Radio. For Part 1 with Chris James, and much more, check out the YKS Patreon at patre...Show More
Episode 98: Chips for Free

1:29:44 | May 14th

Hey...Hey!!!! What if you could get chips delivered to your house!! Or steal an idea from Mark Zuckerberg!!! Or Invest tens of thousands of dollars in a sauce cup!! Well!!!! I don't know!!! Music for YKS is courtesy of our friends Lydia Burrell, Cra...Show More
Episode 97: Semi-Annual Pillows

1:09:03 | May 7th

Jesse and Mike are the main characters. In the show, Jesse the host and Mike the other host-like, will embark on a journey to rescue their homeland. Through Jesse's and Mike's learnable skills they can overcome many dangers and obstacles. The skills ...Show More
Episode 96: Cotton Buds

1:21:31 | Apr 30th

JF and DB get absolutely psycho on this track. Check it out. New Kickstarters on it. And a bunch of other stuff, too. There's a desk that's a speaker, I remember that much. Music for YKS is thanks to our nice friends Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, an...Show More
Episode 95: Good Soap Kinds

1:46:26 | Apr 24th

Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame follow. Check out YKS Premium at Music for YKS is provided by our friends Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and Mark Brendle.
Episode 94: Wet Hair Son

1:18:47 | Apr 16th

Sometimes ya gotta just sit back and say, "Damn". And in this episode, you KNOW that's what's up. On today's show, you got Mike takin' his top off, tips and tricks on catfishin' your friends, oh yeah....and a smell helmet. Download it, much? Yeah, I ...Show More
Episode 93: Hello I'm Austin Powers

1:10:29 | Apr 9th

Mike calls in from Parts Unknown to discuss seasoning paradigms, hat fashions, and cheese routines. JF imagines his future hole. And the Orange Man in the White House? Well, I guess he just keeps on tweetin! Plus, hey cmon, check out More
Episode 92: The Battle of the Sexy Fart!!??

1:34:50 | Apr 2nd

That's the title of the episode if your initials are C.T. and you were born on the 15th day of the month, anyway. For all other combinations, well, you're just gonna have to listen up as Mike and JF rake gourd privilege over the colds and get disinvi...Show More
Episode 91: Two Mad Blokes

1:14:47 | Mar 27th

Have you seen this? Have you heard about this? For millennia, mankind has searched for answers to these universal questions. Today, on Episode 91 of YKS, that search continues. On today's show: Gamer socks, breath bags, a Trump opinion website, free...Show More
Episode 90: Lid On, Lid Off

1:22:45 | Mar 19th

It's time to do the damn thing. Another episode of YKS, why the hell not. Put it out there and see if it goes viral. It's 2019, baby! Which is why you absolutely gotta punch up John Carpenter's atmospheric 1982 sci-fi thriller The Thing with the terr...Show More
Episode 89: My HomiePass

1:20:25 | Mar 12th

Hey....what's in the freakin' briefcase? Quentin!! Q!! What's in there! Ahhh! It's my wife's head! Or whatever, you know? On this episode of YKS, we've got an update on the scented alarm clock, a book that will finally teach our children American val...Show More
Episode 88: I'm Telling Ya!

1:29:31 | Mar 6th

Mike is back from his Pacific Northwest tour, and you'll never believe what he has to say about your home town! Plus, eulogies for Jibo and King Kong Bundy. Music for YKS is courtesy of our friends Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and Mark Brendle. ...Show More
Episode 87: No Signal Mountain

1:24:07 | Feb 27th

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars,[1] are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements a...Show More
Episode 86: Dear Heaven

1:33:09 | Feb 20th

Hey everyone, JF here. Writing the description for the show is one of the worst parts of my week so I'm going to take this one easy and just say some stuff in a list, ok? Here goes: Jacked up on caffeine, sleeping with da fishes, marmaduke follies, a...Show More
Episode 85: Wakey Wakey

1:23:19 | Feb 12th

Tuck in for some spaghetti and meatbulbs, folks, they did another YKS. On today's episode: Forgiving Paula Deen, Diamondium Blades, and Remembering Your First Beer. We're telling stories better than any writer in Hollywood, so slap that subscribe but...Show More
Episode 84: WYKS The Eagle

1:40:29 | Feb 6th

With over 60 years combined of going on the computer and posting on it and talking to their friends, Mike and JF are here to give you the absolute best lottery numbers possible (binary), the most incomplete wrap-up of the Krassenstein Reddit AMA poss...Show More
Episode 83: Wiger Fever with Nick Wiger

1:31:53 | Jan 22nd

We recorded this one for YKS Premium, our Patreon podcast, but then we forgot to do a regular episode. So now it’s free! Insane…could we possibly get any better at podcasting?? Not likely. Mike and JF dial up friend to all Nick Wiger to talk eatin' ...Show More
Episode 82: Breakfast Soup

1:39:25 | Jan 15th

We've got a birthday boy!!! That's right, Mike is turning a different age, and we are here for it. On this week's YKS, the Krassenstein bros go stereo mode, we sip some tea and some backup tea, and the institution of the news tries to elbow in to our...Show More
Episode 81: That's My Grandma

1:14:08 | Jan 8th

Buckle up for this one, gang, because it's time to yiff Lou Dobbs. On today's show, Mike and JF are talkin' night stalkin', pissing on your own self, and ripping off Salt Bae. So let's just get your John Hancock on this and you'll be outta here in no...Show More
Episode 80: Our Golden Heaven Mansions

1:27:26 | Jan 1st

Well, Christmas is coming up, and the boys are excited. Tune into this one to find out who's on our Mount Raymores and the REAL Raisin for the Saison as Santa and Jesus vie for Christmas supremacy for the 2000th (?) year in a row. If you heard yeste...Show More
UNLOCKED: YKS Premium with Jack Allison (11/29)

1:25:14 | Dec 31st, 2018

Like Jesus moving the big rock out of the cave (?), the YKS boys have temporarily and heroically rolled away the paywall. And so, we now present free of charge to content scrooges and New Year's revelers alike this classic episode of YKS Premium feat...Show More
Episode 79: Less Than A Cup Of Joe

1:31:18 | Dec 18th, 2018

Now this is's an episode of YKS with Michael Hale and Jesse Farrar. Music for YKS is courtesy of Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and our good friend Mark Brendle. For more affection from Hugbot, check out ...Show More
Episode 78: Rag Duty

1:33:55 | Dec 5th, 2018

This episode is so good, it's hard to even put it into words. And I know a lot of words, from having seen them other places + memorized them to use later on, so I'm not just some dumb guy what got hold of a computer. On this record-breaking 78th epis...Show More
Episode 77: Bring Bat Boy Home

1:27:45 | Nov 27th, 2018

Hey what if dogs could use the computer, and go online, and be sad like everyone else? What if you could power your phone by just asking someone nearby to send you some battery? What if you could hear from God all day long by simply looking at your p...Show More
Episode 76: Christmas Dice

1:28:36 | Nov 20th, 2018

In what can only be described as a triumph of modern storytelling, Mike and JF convene for the 76th time to discuss crapping with the door open, the blue guys, and some very bad cups. Plus, a new Dookie List! For more abandoned figurines of law enfo...Show More
Episode 75: Thick Yoda

1:16:16 | Nov 13th, 2018

Big boys and big toys. It's another YKS! Today the guys are talking dick sheaths, cheating on your homework, and, unfortunately, a drinking game based on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. The world sucks ass. But, ya gotta listen to something. Which remi...Show More
Episode 74: The Trial Of Cool Cat

1:26:22 | Nov 7th, 2018

Mike and JF are back in the studio to talk about expired water, anonymous enemies, and the big election. With music by Lydia Burrell, Craig Dickman, and, of course, our good friend Mark Brendle. For more of the BULL HOCKEY, check out More
Episode 73: Sheryl Crow Genius

1:39:04 | Oct 24th, 2018

San Francisco: Where Ideas Take Flight! For more Nervous Horse Energy, check out And thanks to our friends Craig Dickman, Mark Brendle, and Lydia Burrell for the music. Very cool.
Episode 72: Willful Rules, Crooked Past

1:41:38 | Oct 9th, 2018

Spooky October kicks off with this little ditty you're REALLY gonna love. Mike and JF are talkin' discounted beers, they're talking Grenchell, they're talking offensive phone applications. What else is there? Hell, what else do you need? A plexiglass...Show More
Episode 71: Mega Lunch

2:14:48 | Oct 2nd, 2018

What if all it took to keep our kids safe from gun violence was an app? What if a wildly untalented rapper could ask for and receive $1MM for no clear reason? What if there were big hard wangs in the official emoji keyboard? Mike and JF, the wildest ...Show More
Episode 70: Roundball Rock

1:32:47 | Sep 25th, 2018

Wow! Episode 70! The number some people are saying is even funnier than the one before it. Incredible. Sure, on this episode, Mike and JF talk about Mike's old schoolboy days, draining the swump, and $150,000 audio systems in their friends' houses. ...Show More
Episode 69: Pet Bucket

1:25:54 | Sep 18th, 2018

Bus People, Cathouse Appetizers, and Fat Guy Brass Knuckles; this episode's got it all. Thanks. Music for YKS is courtesy of Drew Toothpaste, Lydia Burrell/Howell Dawdy, and the scrupulous Mark Brendle. For more of this stuff, since you love it s...Show More
Ep 68: Itchy Face Pizza

1:23:52 | Sep 11th, 2018

Former President Barack Obama joins the boys to talk tan jackets, NCAA brackets, and kicking butt while kicking butts, or how hard it REALLY is to run a country when you just want a hit of that classic stimulant, nicotine. PLUS! Actor Tom Cruise stop...Show More
Episode 67: The Mothman Diaries

1:45:57 | Sep 5th, 2018

I'm not uploading this again. If it's not right this time, I quit the show. This is Episode 67. I hope to god. Music for YKS is courtesy of: @LydiaBurrell, Drew Toothpaste, and that old serpent Mark Brendle. For more custom microwave tones, check...Show More
Episode 66: Faded Crows

2:27:21 | Aug 17th, 2018

Pull up a chair and have a couple laughs... Music for this episode of YKS is courtesy of @LydiaBurrell on Twitter, Drew Toothpaste ( and the twice-distilled Mark Brendle. For more discontinued smart personal hygiene p...Show More
Episode 65: The Great Belly Off

2:07:20 | Aug 9th, 2018

Alright, which one of you jokers said it was Episode 66, and was it the same joker that uploaded just 27 minutes of the episode? Just come forward, no questions asked. We're not even mad, haha. For even more (fully uploaded, correctly numbered) YKS...Show More
Episode 64: The Rainbow Bridge

1:29:38 | Aug 3rd, 2018

On this week's ep, it's ALL about one thing: the subjects of the show. That's right, today we've got a new challenger to the incumbent Squeeze Louise, a new tooth scam going viral, a cardboard (???) trash can, and an update on Jesse's torn hibuscus. ...Show More
Episode 63: All That And A Bag Of Chips

1:52:30 | Jul 18th, 2018

What What Happens Live is delightful! Inspired by Andy Cohen's experiences in the green room as a producer at CBS, and with a set inspired by his own home den, this show is unlike any other late night talk show. WWHL is fun, spontaneous, and engaging...Show More
Episode 62: Belly Blankets

1:57:13 | Jul 11th, 2018

This week on YKS....Mike's Big Deli Story, the inauspicious return of the Dookie List, and a surprise phone call from a stupid little idiot. "Bam!" - Emeril Music for this episode of YKS is courtesy of: Lydia Burrell ( More
Episode 61: Wife Fraud

1:59:02 | Jul 4th, 2018

I don't care what you call it, just put it up. Just say...ok, we go on break. Like Bernie Mac. And then say Bernie Mac Sanders because you do that impression. Then just do a list, like say: nudie suits, save a horse ride a cowboy, and sex accessories...Show More
Episode 60: Seth Rogenbot

1:56:53 | Jun 21st, 2018

Hmm hmm hmm. Time to post the show, la dee da. Oh hello there. I didn't see you come in. Would you like to listen to Episode 60 of Your Kickstarter Sucks with me? Wonderful. It is about bug scams. For more information on Jonah Hill's exact age, chec...Show More
Episode 59: Mike Didn't Tip

1:24:42 | Jun 13th, 2018

We got him, boys. We finally got The Tipping Coward. On this week's episode, DB and JF play with some passive SCOTUS figurines, pontificate on the goodness of organized society, and finally reveal what's in the damn bowl. Plus, Kombucha chat! To su...Show More
Episode 58: Pasta Points

1:56:34 | Jun 8th, 2018

In this, the ACTUAL 58th episode of YKS, Mike and JF are talkin' The Return of Heep, Bible Wars, and the perks of watchin' TV with your buddy's wife. Plus, the debut of the next hot Netflix show: Office TV. For more reviews of your favorite college...Show More
Episode 57: Keeping Up With The Johnsons

1:27:41 | May 25th, 2018

Ohhhh baby! It's a new episode and a new theme song baby! @LydiaBurrell hopped back in the studio to give the boys a funky-phresh new sound that you're gonna have to hear to believe. Plus, we get a little taste of Optimus Mike, who shows up to help u...Show More
Episode 56: Tofurkey Numbers

1:27:21 | May 11th, 2018

Jesse and Mike are once again back in the studio, wearing headphones, opening cans into the microphones, sitting down, and all the classic things they're known for on today's episode of YKS. Don't look at my wife! For even more two smart guys conte...Show More
Episode 55: The Land Of Milk And Honey

1:34:31 | May 5th, 2018

Wait just a minute....WHO'S F*&%^##%(ing Matt Damon here? It's YKS! And it's time to talk about Cat Poison. Mike and JF hit the scams of the week with their trusty sidekick Terrible Christopher, and stop along the way to discuss the shame of having a...Show More
Episode 54: Mike's Small Business

1:15:04 | Apr 27th, 2018

It's time to talk about Kanye West. Just kidding. Or, I don't know, maybe. Do it on your own time. This is about other stuff. For example: remembering the "Internet as a series of tubes" guy, who is now dead, why our sons hate making deals, 5th Dimen...Show More
Episode 53: A Dispatch From Trout Lodge

1:34:43 | Apr 17th, 2018

Best friends gather round the communal iPod, it's time once again for Your Kickstarter Sucks! On today's blister-packed episode, the boys are talkin' MySpace's enormous data hoard, YKSchella, a review of Marvelous (Infinite) War, baby necks, Syria's ...Show More
Episode 52: A Splice Of Life

1:36:34 | Apr 4th, 2018

52 episodes...52 cards in a deck, not including the jokers. But lucky for you, this show DOES count the jokers. And there's two of 'em (they're the hosts). On this instant classic episode of YKS, Mike and Jesse riff on the saddest part of loved ones ...Show More
Episode 51: Hum From A Rose

1:18:17 | Mar 28th, 2018

It's Episode 51 of Your Kickstarter Sucks! Featuring: Jesse's triumphant return, Mike's new age, the 24 hour poem and reasons you don't improvise a campaign video, Time Swapping, the calm, calm west, and that one Justin Timberlake flick, do you remem...Show More
Episode 50: Jesse's Last Episode

1:43:22 | Mar 18th, 2018

A celebratory and transformative episode of YKS. For more jokes that don't pay off in the episode, check out We're still doing that, even though the title of this episode makes it seem like we aren't. Music fo...Show More
Episode 49: Breakfast Aboard The Nostromo

1:52:17 | Mar 9th, 2018

Drive time podcast heads, YKS is comin' at ya full blast with both barrels blazin! This week we've got a terrific haggis recipe, a recap of the Indiana Jones geography, intense Chuck "Lore", and more beard opinions than I frankly cared to hear. For...Show More
Episode 48: Gun Recess

1:24:25 | Mar 1st, 2018

Episode 48. Just two more til we're done! On this week's show, Mike "Mikeman" Hale and Jesse Farrar aka "Two Kicks" are talking lookbook explainers, coffee time trials, phone phreakers, and whether there are any stores in Italy? Plus, a listener has ...Show More
Episode 47: The Thinking Egg

1:35:22 | Feb 22nd, 2018

On this week's episode, delayed out of respect for the Presidents or whatever, the boys are talkin' skinhead lawyers, U2 Cables, living for eternity, gravitrons, My Shittiest Halloween......and twins!!! Plus, Mike takes on Nigeria and we read your le...Show More
Episode 46: The President's Bunghole

1:36:25 | Feb 16th, 2018

You already know who it is!!!!!! Mike and Jesse are yammerin and stammerin all about who won the Big Gadget Hole Prize (it's Greg), why the homeless hate tech, whether or not brains have electricity, and so much more, but not too much more in a way t...Show More
Episode 45: Cookin' Up Trouble

1:56:55 | Jan 30th, 2018

It's Episode 45 and the hitmakers are back, baby! Oh you thought we were talking about your man's podcast? Foh! Foh. On this week's nearly-two-hour episode, the boys are talkin' whether chefs and panhandlers should switch titles, the worst way to wat...Show More
Episode 44: You've Got Hale

1:30:17 | Jan 18th, 2018

Alright gang. It's Season 3. It's time to make a good episode. So what do we got for ya? Well, here's the deal. It snowed here, so we couldn't do a very good one. Sorry. In lieu of that, though, we've got the first ever Gadget Hole Poll Winner, two n...Show More
Episode 43: Don't Touch My Gems!

2:17:25 | Jan 10th, 2018

Well if it isn't a brand-new season of YKS! Get your binge-listening done now folks, because you're not going to want to miss the event of the season. Which is this. Now, Season 3 is all about looking forward, but first we take a look back at what we...Show More
Episode 42: Merry Kickmas Fam

1:41:42 | Dec 24th, 2017

Ho ho ho! Merry Kickmas to all, and to all a!?! Wowee gang, it looks like the original elf on the shelf himself has shown up to drop a little audio present down your head chimney, as Mike and Jesse cuddle up by the fireplace to celebrat...Show More
Episode 41: Chewbacca's Big Haircut

1:48:01 | Dec 20th, 2017

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...two guys recorded this friggin podcast! Come on! Well, the YKS Studios may not be a rough and tumble watering hole on a desert planet at the edge of hyperspace, but this week Mike and Jesse take the ...Show More
Episode 40: Brown Bottle Flu

1:28:55 | Dec 13th, 2017

It's another banger, gang, as Jesse and Mike tackle whether or not Jesus was smart, the various benefits of sleeping with a breathing bean, and the optimal number of steps for using a cup. Plus, your letters and a very urgent voicemail. To contribu...Show More
Episode 39: Clothes for Rats with Mike Pfeiffer

1:55:40 | Dec 6th, 2017

Well gang, the boys are lookin' for a fight tonight and this time...they've got backup. That's right, on today's show Mike and Jesse are joined by Mike Pfeiffer to talk about standing in a circle around one small bean, The Hell Yeah Babies' new (Kick...Show More
Episode 38: Obsessive Christmas Disorder

2:07:13 | Nov 27th, 2017

In the only version of Episode 38 to not be confined to the dustbin of history, Mike and Jesse reconnect on a post-Turkey Day extravaganza to riff on healthcare, a millennial Santa, and whether the podcast is being pirated by hackers across the globe...Show More

56:15 | Nov 21st, 2017

Check this out...It's a damn holiday miracle. Today only, or only the other times when it seems like a good idea to do, we are putting up nearly a full hour of the wonderful YKS Premium episode we did with Drew Toothpaste last week. So, enjoy this Jo...Show More
Episode 37: Where the Piss Goes

1:31:49 | Nov 13th, 2017

Well it's been a tough year for ice cream, and a tough couple of weeks with no new YKS. But Michael "Donald Trump" Hale is back from the Pac-NW to kickstart our hearts, and OH YEAH you know he's wearin' flannel. On this episode of the show, Spooky No...Show More
Episode 36: Crimes Against Puns

1:30:50 | Oct 25th, 2017

Operation Dumbo Drop is a 1995 American war comedy film directed by Simon Wincer that explores war, politics, and animal welfare. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Gene Quintano and Jim Kouf based on a true story by United Stat...Show More
Episode 35: Ghost House

1:34:34 | Oct 20th, 2017

On this very "ghould" episode of YKS, the boys are joined by a very "sweet" guest who has a touch of stage fright. So "boo" kind! Later, you'll hear some spooky and TRUE tales, as well as an extensive review of expensive trash cans. This week's episo...Show More
Episode 34: Let's Get Real

1:41:35 | Oct 13th, 2017

Sheldon Cooper, a 9-year-old boy, begins his first day of high school in the ninth grade with his older brother, George Cooper Jr. Having shown more skills than a typical child his age, he skipped several grades. On his first day, he questions his te...Show More
Episode 33: Hacking Your Mom

1:58:07 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Well folks, October is finally here, and Autumn is in the air! Will that mean sweet treats and good eats for your favorite prickly pair of crowdfunding curmudgeons??? Tune in to this week's YKS to find out! For more Gallagher rants, check out More
Episode 32: Google Earth Fuck

1:07:56 | Sep 23rd, 2017

While perusing the local car lot, Jesse discovers that his deceased friend Michael has been reincarnated as a junky old automobile, so he buys him and brings him home, much to the dismay of both his wife and eccentric car collector Captain Manzini wh...Show More
Episode 31: Pumpkin Spice Smart Pillows

1:55:36 | Sep 15th, 2017

Bust out the meatballs and call the wife over, it's time once again for YKS. On this week's show, Episode Unknown, the boys are talking NastyCon 2017 results, whether piss and shit are friends, the top magnets of all time, and oh yeah...Starbucks Fre...Show More
Episode 30: The Thirtieth Episode Spectacular

1:40:23 | Sep 7th, 2017

Knock Knock...who's at the door? Is it the Kirby Vacuum salesman? Why no! It's the YKS boys and they're here to celebrate 30 wonderful episodes. Coming up on today's show, we've got information that will lead to Hillary Clinton's arrest, a checklist ...Show More
Episode 29: Frankenstein's Sex Shop

2:02:03 | Sep 1st, 2017

Just when you thought it was safe, the bad boys of podcasting are hitting your veins with an 8ball of laughs. Join Mike and Jesse as they tackle topics like sex, religion, UFOs and..parking tickets!? Take one look at this messed up world through thei...Show More
Episode 28: A Sandwich-Shaped Notebook

2:11:28 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Where are all the white women at?! Well, we don't know, but they sure aren't on this podcast! It's a real boys club on YKS this week, and your humble mumblers in chief are here to very heterosexually discuss the racist statue factory, the infamous Tw...Show More
Episode 27: Skiing in Jeans / Lizard Spit

1:37:12 | Aug 15th, 2017

The boys are back and on this week's episode, they're taking a bite out of the perils of achieving self-love, violating the Earth's TOS, what my dude looks like a freakin cross between, and much, much more. For EVEN more on Ben-Wa Balls and the pro...Show More
Episode 26: Please Remember To Breathe

1:21:53 | Aug 8th, 2017

Awwww hell yeah! The boys are about to do it! Remember that, from a while ago? Well, Jesse and Mike do, and they also remember that scene from The Matrix where Neo bends the spoon. Of course, that's what this week's episode is REALLY about, but in ad...Show More
Episode 25: Wheel of Savings

1:47:09 | Jul 27th, 2017

The 'boys are NOT messing around this week...just kidding! They are! Mike and Jesse are talking everything from the big healthcare bill to Mike's Great Kool-Aid Story, and you absolutely GOTTA download this bad boy to get all the goods! Check it out!...Show More
Episode 24: Justice Beads, Scary Snowmen and Hot Babies

1:50:44 | Jul 19th, 2017

TK TK TK Jesse Don't Forget To Write a Description For This Episode Before We Upload it. Again, Don't Upload This Episode Until We Think of a Decent Description for the Description Box on iTunes. Thanks, Mike TK TK TK TK P.S. What Are You Doing This ...Show More
Episode 23: What's In The Hatch?

1:41:49 | Jul 12th, 2017

Well well well, if it isn't a brand new theme song! Big thanks to The Hell Yeah Babies for putting this together. Check 'em out at ALSO: we've got ghoulies, gamers, and brushing your teeth in the sexiest manner possible, ...Show More
Episode 22: America, LLC

1:13:51 | Jul 4th, 2017

Do you remember that movie, Team America? The puppet thing. Alright, well, this episode is not really about that. It's about being a patriot, and loving your country, and surviving a nuclear war, and fidget spinner condoms, and McDonald's, and going ...Show More
Episode 21: Tooth Values

1:37:07 | Jun 27th, 2017

It's beef-startin' time! Season 2 chugs along as the boys take aim at all the sacred cows: ride sharing apps, pyramid schemes, and a certain political comedy podcast with, shall we say, lots of people on it. Now that's what we call a family feud! F...Show More
Episode 20: Daniel Day-Lewis Acting School

1:23:40 | Jun 24th, 2017

The run of incredible, exclusive interviews continue as the inimitable Daniel Day-Lewis stops by for a fireside chat with the David Frost of YKS, Jesse Farrar. (Frequent Co-Host Mike makes an appearance sometime later in the program.) What does Day-L...Show More
Episode 19: Neil deGrasse Tyson Thinks Spider-Man Is Real

1:47:45 | Jun 16th, 2017

In the thrilling Season 2 premiere of Your Kickstarter Sucks, the boys are Talkin' Tyson on all things Neil deGrasse, considering harassing celebrities over Bluetooth, and discovering the absolute worst that Etsy has to offer all our wonderful father...Show More
Episode 18: Mikey the Foot

1:21:59 | Jun 7th, 2017

LIVE from the fabulous YKS Studio II (Mike's closet) comes a wet and wild edition of the podcast we all know and love. This week we've got Garry Anderson in the studio for a take on Bill Maher's Big Whoopsie, an extremely confusing water bottle, and ...Show More
Episode 17: Dead Ape Watch

1:18:15 | May 30th, 2017

On this week's episode, the boys recall a time in which jokes were about something other than a gorilla dying, uncover a scandal that will tear apart the webcomic community, and offer to take an African gentleman to church. Plus, these two hockeyhead...Show More
Episode 16: Firing The Pope

1:46:03 | May 24th, 2017

Well, it's a day late but not quite a dollar short, because this special JUMBO edition of the Your Kickstarter Sucks podcast is a hootin' and hollerin' two hours worth of knee-slappin late stage capitalist content. Today, the boys are all in on the...Show More
Episode 15: Gamer's Delight

1:20:46 | May 17th, 2017

The boys come to the table, hat in hand, to apologize...that you were OFFENDED! Just kidding. It's a big dose of reality this week for blanket lovers, gamers, and veterans of foreign wars. Plus, a rousing edition of Real or Fake! Slam it on over to ...Show More
Episode 14: Dead in Alaska

1:07:55 | May 10th, 2017

The boys finally stumble upon the mythological Smart Toaster, induct a new member into the Kickstarters That Don't Suck Club, and dive into politics with an academic discussion of the freaking Cheeto in Chief! Plus, your letters.
Episode 13: This Is Not A Joke

1:19:21 | May 1st, 2017

Hey guys! This week, the boys get excited about the return of Jeff Goldblum, learn about the economy, and debut The Dookie List on the free show. Go to to support the show and get bonus episodes!
FREE Preview from Bonus Episode 12 with Bigfoot and Garry Anderson

15:00 | Apr 28th, 2017

As promised, the highly controversial comedy showdown in the final round of the YKS Last Comic Standing tournament is now free for all the fans!!!!!!!! Could it get any better than that, honestly? Yes! At we've got th...Show More
Episode 12: Too Much Lotion

1:08:49 | Apr 25th, 2017

The boys talk RPGs, the lack of funny Australians, and getting stuck in that darn bathroom again!
Episode 11: Taco Shame

1:13:18 | Apr 18th, 2017

The boys dive in to springtime with a HUGE Patreon announcement and the tip-toppiest cleaning projects on Kickstarter. I don't remember recording this one. I hope it is good. Oh, the blog is coming back, so check it out:
Episode 10: The Stewart Rodcast

1:36:05 | Apr 11th, 2017

The boys take a trip down memory lane to relive the show's best moments so far. If this laugh-a-minute clip show doesn't have you digging through the archives again, nothing will! Sponsored by Rent-A-Ass.
Episode 9: Huge Clouds

1:23:21 | Apr 4th, 2017

It's cloud-blowin' time, as the boys develop a revolutionary new system to absorb nutrients many times faster than through ingestion. Also: how to get crazier, bigger muscles and effectively prank your friends.
Episode 8: Fishy Flip

1:31:56 | Mar 28th, 2017

The boys get real intimate in the bedroom and the bathroom before a rollicking edition of Real or Fake?! Plus, your letters and an announcement on our first big YKS contest. With Special Guest Matt Damon.
Episode 7: The Hatbox Baby

1:04:29 | Mar 21st, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar-nominee Kate Winslet light up the screen as Jack and Rose, the young lovers who find one another on the maiden voyage of the "unsinkable" R.M.S. Titanic. But when the doomed luxury liner collides with an iceberg in the fri...Show More
Episode 6: Now The Tugging Begins

1:30:34 | Mar 14th, 2017

Loud enough for ya?! The boys experiment with a new hosting arrangement, talk sleek coin experiences, and welcome a huge, huge guest.
Episode 5: The Fidgipen is Mightier Than the FondleCube

1:12:35 | Mar 7th, 2017

The Boys take a long look inward and contemplate the tautology of the self. Also covered on today's show: the ethics of death, atomic consciousness, and molecular theory. Just kidding, this one is about bad jokes and stupid pens.
Episode 4: The Oscars Special

1:54:33 | Mar 1st, 2017

The boys put on their critic hats to talk Oscar predictions and movie Kickstarters. Later, up and coming musician Ted "Tom" Leo calls in to talk about crowdfunding his as-yet-untitled new album. Plus, the debut of "Real or Fake?"
Episode 3: The Media is in The News

1:32:55 | Feb 21st, 2017

Mike and Jesse continue the YKS Apology tour, catch up on the news, and unveil some exciting announcements about the show!
Episode 2: Kramer Culpa

1:40:08 | Feb 10th, 2017

Mike and Jesse are back in the saddle, and this time they're for real. Up on deck this week: the tasteful nihilism of the infamous Michael Richards' apology, the importance of a million dollar towel, and a spirited round of "Yes, Sandler". Twitter: ...Show More
Episode 1: Your Pilot Sucks

1:26:16 | Feb 1st, 2017

Your Kickstarter Sucks: The Podcast: The Debut! Mike and Jesse talk Lifesavers, M&Ms, and the LA Riots in this long-awaited episode. The audio may be screwed up, but so are the Kickstarters in this, the next evolution of the YKS brand. Follow YKS on ...Show More