Do You Need A Ride?

Chris Fairbanks, Karen Kilgariff


Comedians Chris Fairbanks and Karen Kilgariff shuttle their guests to or from the airport, somewhat dangerously, in a '08 Honda Accord mobile sound studio.

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S2 - Ep. 7 - Kara Klenk

1:38:07 | Mar 4th

Karen and Chris chat with hilarious comedian Kara Klenk about ‘sense of humor’ rap, Ash Sunday, Whiskey Cavalier, and more! Follow Kara: Follow DYNAR: More

S2 - Ep. 6 - Karen and Chris - Bizarro Laurel Canyon

1:08:45 | Feb 18th

Karen and Chris are back chatting goats, Tahoe and Hawaii trips, cheesy costume ideas, bizarro Laurel Canyon, and more. Follow DYNAR: More

S2 - Ep. 5 - Karen and Chris - Haunted House Redux

1:10:20 | Feb 4th

Karen and Chris fly solo (with Steven in the back) chatting hot ketchup, DYNAR origins, even more haunted houses in Glendale, and more! Follow DYNAR: More

S2 - Ep. 4 - Jake Weisman

1:11:23 | Jan 21st

Karen and Chris welcome comedian and Corporate star Jake Weisman to chat happiness, adulting, being weird, and more! Follow Jake:  Watch Corporate Season 2, January 15th on Comedy Central! More

S2 - Ep. 3 - Dave Holmes

1:26:07 | Jan 7th

Karen and Chris welcome Dave Holmes to catch up on their holiday adventures, get to know Dave’s neighborhood characters, reminisce about the Real World, and more! Follow Dave:

S2 - Ep. 2 - Matt Ingebretson

1:25:24 | Dec 17th, 2018

Karen and Chris welcome back comedian and Corporate star Matt Ingebretson back to chat Dune, holiday shopping, airport fights, and more! Follow Matt:

S2 - Ep. 1 - Karen and Chris

1:24:04 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Karen and Chris are back with ‘SEASON 2,’ of DO YOU NEED A RIDE? searching for haunted houses, catching up, learning about Crocodile Joe, and more.

EP. 112 - Chris and Karen

1:23:21 | Sep 17th, 2018

Karen and Chris drive around Glendale a little too hyped up on caffeine and see the scariest house ever, plus a million other things happen...I just can't remember right now, so just listen.

EP. 111 - Chris and his Dad, James Fairbanks (bonus Montana episode)

1:04:13 | Aug 20th, 2018

Listen to Jim Fairbanks. Jim is Chris’ 74 year old father, and he’s not a big fan of old white men these days...even though he is one. (Disclaimer: Karen Kilgariff isn't in the car for this episode...but, Jim does talk about what a big fan he is o...Show More

EP. 110 - Karen and Chris

1:19:10 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Karen and Chris talk about it all!!!; Older sister fights! Colin Farrell! Weird pornographic anime cartoons! Condorman vs. Greatest American hero! Making our noses bleed! Theme songs! Colin Farrell again! ...all while driving! Plus, two scary bicycle...Show More

EP. 109 - Karen, Chris, and Jordan Morris!

1:06:24 | Jun 19th, 2018

Karen and Chris start the ride off with one of the funniest, quickest, smartest brains in podcasting, Jordan Morris (Jordan, Jesse, GO!)...w/ Steven Ray Morris on the one's and two's recording! Chris doesn't know what to do with his idle hands!

EP. 108 Chris and European Karen

1:02:44 | May 21st, 2018

After one unsuccessful attempt 24 hours earlier, Chris Fairbanks picks up a changed, internationally traveled Karen Kilgariff up at LAX...right as a a thousand twenty-somethings have landed, to chase their creative dreams in Hollywood (...for 3-4 mon...Show More

EP. 107- Karen and Chris - Tuarus Analytica

1:15:21 | Apr 25th, 2018

Karen and Chris discuss symbiotic relationships as they drive around mutually making each other laugh. First Taurus Commercial (1986)

EP. 106 - Karen And Chris on Easter Sunday

1:04:33 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Karen accurately explains the story of Easter to Chris as they drive through beautiful Glendale California

EP. 105 Karen and Chris

1:26:32 | Feb 26th, 2018

Hey, this is Chris. I had some serious sound issues with this recording, but I doctored it up, because I've become a master sound it's louder and more clear, but I'm a little louder than Karen. So, a fun game to play while listening, co...Show More

EP. 104 Karen and Chris

1:20:39 | Jan 22nd, 2018

It's our first episode of 2018! Enjoy!

EP. 102 Karen Picks Up Chris at LAX

1:11:49 | Oct 31st, 2017

LAX is actually far from 'lax'. Karen picks up a disoriented, heavily delayed, almost incoherent Chris after finally retrieving his lost bag. (the only lost bag on his flight, btw) Once they get their wits about them, K and C decide to risk their liv...Show More

EP. 101 Karen and Chris w/ Greg Behrendt from the LA Podcast Festival

1:25:46 | Oct 11th, 2017

Karen and Chris catch up with their old friend, Greg Behrendt, outside of a car! We went nowhere...except with conversation! Recorded live at the LA Podcast Festival on Oct 8th 2017, where a terrific time was had by all.


1:14:27 | Sep 18th, 2017

Karen Kilgariff and Chris Fairbanks enjoy one another's voices, back in the car, after what has been far too much time. Nothing but fun is had.

EP. 99 - Gareth Reynolds

1:13:48 | Jul 17th, 2017

Karen and Chris pick up the hilarious Gareth Reynolds (Point vs. Point, The Dollop) at LAX. This episode was non stop joke fun. If a cop had pulled us over, we would have gotten a ticket for riffing too quickly. Enjoy it!

EP. 98 - Karen and Chris - New Hi-Def Hybrid Sound Studio! (car)

1:24:03 | Jun 27th, 2017

Enjoy the sound quality inside Karen's new hybrid, as it happens to also serve as a state of the art new mobile sound studio!

EP 97 Karen and Chris. The Dreaded LAX Pick Up

1:15:01 | May 16th, 2017

Back in the car, grabbing Karen at LAX....and it felt great! This is a fun one.

EP 96 Karen and Chris

1:10:31 | Apr 3rd, 2017

We're back and did you miss us?

EP. 95 Patrick Keane

1:07:41 | Nov 21st, 2016

Karen and I have the terrific, tolerant, and hilarious friend of DYNAR, Patrick Keane back on the show. This was recorded almost a week ago, and our collective state of shock over who was selected as President Elect of our country is palpable, to say...Show More


1:03:15 | Oct 24th, 2016

Karen and Chris are back in the car again, with Guy Branum. It's like the good old days: Meaningful conversation and laughter, night time driving, loud sirens, dangerous wet road conditions, and a white knuckled, frazzled Chris, trying his best to ke...Show More

EP. 91 Back In The Honda

1:00:54 | Oct 10th, 2016

Don't freak out, but Karen and I are back in the Honda for this one...and it felt good!

EP. 91 - Karen and Chris

1:05:32 | Oct 3rd, 2016

Listen to Karen and I being great friends. I love this one.

EP. 90 - Shane Mauss

1:15:30 | Sep 20th, 2016

Karen and Chris AKA "KillBanks" talk with Shane about tripping and also falling. Be sure to catch him on his "A Good Trip Tour" at


1:16:23 | Aug 29th, 2016

Billy Wayne Davis is one of those DYNAR guests who you would guess Karen and Chris might hang out with every day when listening to this episode. It's an effortless, great conversation, and Billy is a hilarious man. Enjoy!

EP. 88 Karen and Chris!

1:06:35 | Aug 15th, 2016

Karen and Chris in classic riff mode!

EP. 87 Karen Kilgariff and Chris Fairbanks

1:09:00 | Aug 8th, 2016

Karen, Chris and DYNAR are in tip top working order. This episode is a good one. Do enjoy!

EP 86 April Richardson (with better sound quality)

1:13:37 | Jul 18th, 2016

Chris is late! Karen starts without him, introducing our always terrific guest, April Richardson. Chris then finally arrives, disoriented from heavy traffic and a possible spider bite...only to then make like three jokes that cause him to go to bed w...Show More

EP. 86 April Richardson

1:13:37 | Jul 18th, 2016

Chris is late! Karen starts without him, introducing our always terrific guest, April Richardson. Chris then finally arrives, disoriented from heavy traffic and a possible spider bite...only to then make a good half dozen jokes that cause him to go t...Show More

EP. 85 Karen and Chris

1:06:57 | Jun 28th, 2016

Karen and Chris sit down at All Things Comedy Studios to talk about swimming and Elvis.

EP. 84 Lizzy Cooperman

1:14:24 | Jun 13th, 2016

Alert your frog butler and tell your bird therapist, it's the amazing, sweet, and hilarious Lizzy Cooperman!

EP.83 Joe Wagner

1:16:57 | Jun 1st, 2016

Karen and Chris talk super good with their hilarious and smart pal, Joe Wagner at ATC studios. Warriors T-shirts available at

EP. 82 Karen and Chris at ATC Studios

1:12:21 | May 23rd, 2016

Karen and Chris experiment with the sound quality, comfort, and safety of All Things Comedy studios. Turns out, they are able to focus more on being thoughtful and funny when a guest's life is not in their hands.

EP. 81 Fred Armisen

55:24 | May 2nd, 2016

Every once in awhile, Karen and I like to have a comedic genius person on our podcast. You'll know him from SNL, Portlandia, and most recently, Documentary Now, and in one hour, you'll know him most recently from this episode of DYNAR.

EP. 80 Matt Ingebretson

1:03:26 | Apr 11th, 2016

Karen and Chris take the tall and hilarious Matt Ingebretson to his comedy show in a back yard. We also drop Karen off at her show. And Chris also is on the show Matt is on. It's all very confusing. Get some sheets!! at


1:07:34 | Mar 28th, 2016

Karen and Chris drive around their hilarious, close friend, April Richardson @apey


53:54 | Mar 14th, 2016

We are lucky to have Whitmer with us. Yes, he is a terrific guest, but also he's had more brushes with trauma and death than I care to attempt thinking about while sleeping. He was kidnapped as a young child, and then ALMOST KIDNAPPED AGAIN LATER AS ...Show More

EP. 77 Jake Johannsen

1:12:01 | Feb 22nd, 2016

Karen and I pick up one of the funniest comics of all time, Jake Johannsen, at LAX and podcast in the car as we bring him to his home...just as we originally promised you we would do when we started this thing.


56:34 | Feb 8th, 2016

We pick up Jackie Kashian at her home to not talk about the Super Bowl that we aren't watching! @jackiekashian

EP. 75 Karen and Chris Are Back!

57:51 | Jan 25th, 2016

DYNAR is back! Like that Backstreet Boys scam they pulled where they never really had gone anywhere in the first place, yet somehow were "back"...but we indeed were around two years and then were "missing" for barely over a month, anyway, here's our ...Show More


1:16:07 | Dec 14th, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up Dave Ross to talk about Christmas, Siversun Pickups, heroin use (never shooting), dremcatchers, then we get some gas, relinquish all our fears, and end with talks of Dave's sketch group WOMEN. Watch their videos after you list...Show More

EP. 73 KAREN AND CHRIS (guest fell asleep)

1:16:51 | Nov 30th, 2015

Karen and Chris get real with some heavy conversation as our guest Chip Pope sleeps in the back seat.

EP. 72 April Richardson

56:15 | Nov 9th, 2015

Hi, this is Chris letting you personally know this is a terrific episode...everyone was on fire comedically, while being very open in talking about death, the "afterlife", and ghosts and aliens. This is the X Files of DYNAR episodes. Our guest is the...Show More

EP. 71 Karen Kilgariff and Chris Fairbanks

1:03:14 | Oct 26th, 2015

Chris picks up the terrific Karen and they have a great one. This is a good episode. Also, please donate to our good friend Andy Ritchie's Go Fund Me and help him get better. He is one of Chris' early comedy influences and a sweet person. https://www...Show More

EP. 70 Classic Episode: Eddie Pepitone

1:05:43 | Oct 19th, 2015

Karen and Chris were doing stand up shows this week, but they have a terrific new episode planned for release next Monday. For today, revisit, or experience for the first time, this insightful drive from LAX they had with Eddie Pepitone.


58:05 | Oct 12th, 2015

Chris drives comedy legend Todd Barry from LAX to his buddy's house. Karen, sadly, was sick at home. In spite of this, the episode is still pretty damn great. But it was hard to do without her. I also am a terrible driver.

EP. 68 Barbara Gray

55:17 | Oct 5th, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up the hilarious Barbara Gray and bring her to her comedy show!

EP. 67 Karen's 17-year-old hilarious niece, Lauren Kulasingam

1:03:41 | Sep 28th, 2015

In today's very special episode, Chris and Karen spend the hour driving around Venice with Karen's 17 yr old niece, Lauren Kulasingam. They discuss her life as a college freshman, she explains Yik Yak and they all try to figure out what she should do...Show More

EP. 66 Cathy Ladman

55:25 | Sep 21st, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up the most delightful, hilarious, sweet and smart legends of stand up comedy, Cathy Ladman before her show at Flappers in Burbank. If you like the art of stand up comedy and hearing some inner workings and fears of a true comic'...Show More

EP. 65 Johnny Pemberton

1:08:35 | Sep 7th, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up the hilarious and talented actor/comedian Johnny Pemberton at his, difficult for them to find, home and record his ride to UCB Theater. GET $25 OFF THESE AMAZING SHEETS! codeword RIDE

Karen and Chris

1:00:41 | Sep 1st, 2015

Chris picks up Karen at LAX even with Chris driving! He stays calm!

EP. 63 Brandie Posey

1:10:38 | Aug 17th, 2015

Hey guys! It's co-host of "Do You Need a Ride" Chris Fairbanks. This DYNAR is a terrific episode with the hilarious and quick as a whip Brandy Posey. It's a really fun one. I edited this one by myself, so my apologies if theres a buzz or pop or somet...Show More

Ep.62 Jim Fairbanks

54:33 | Aug 10th, 2015

Chris' father Jim Fairbanks is without a doubt his biggest influence as a comedian and human and this episode serves as clear evidence of this. You're about to listen to a great, great episode. More

Ep.61 Jake Johannsen : Classic Episode

1:17:48 | Aug 3rd, 2015

Karen and Chris have some great, comedian guests scheduled for pick up in the coming weeks. This week Chris is up in Montana seeing his enjoy this classic episode with the absolutely hilarious Jake of Chris' idols and infl...Show More

Ep.60 Chris Fairbanks Needs a Ride

48:19 | Jul 27th, 2015

Karen picks up Chris from Brendon Walsh's birthday party at Al Madrigal's, and he is drunk. They have fun. This was a fun one. Pick up some sweet DYNAR? merch and don't forget to dow...Show More

Ep.58 David Huntsberger

49:12 | Jul 13th, 2015

Karen and Chris snatch up David and take him to their friend Tig's engagement party because our silly country finally made that legal for her. They talk about his new SyFy show, his hand made slippers, hidden treasures, and so much more. He's the bes...Show More

Ep.57 Chip Pope

1:13:36 | Jul 6th, 2015

Chip Pope jumps in the mighty Honda to remind Karen and Chris that he's their most favorite person. Keep gas in the Honda by supporting DYNAR? with some merch!

Ep.56 Classic Episode Throwback: James Adomian

58:13 | Jun 29th, 2015

This is a classic episode with James Adomian that deserves another listen. Karen and Chris will be back next Monday with a brand new recording. Enjoy!

Ep.55 Todd Barry

1:29:41 | Jun 22nd, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up Todd Barry on what will go down in history as the most insane, chaotic day at LAX airport to date. It was like everyone was on bath salts.

Ep.54 Guy Branum

52:28 | Jun 15th, 2015

It's gay pride day! Karen and Chris drop off Guy Branum at the heart of the festivities in West Hollywood, right into a churning sea of colorful tank tops. If you don't listen to this episode, you're doing our country a disservice. Guy is terrific. (...Show More

Ep.53 Nate Fernald

1:07:08 | Jun 8th, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up Nate Fernald and drive him around for no good reason! He is hilarious as the dickens. Listen! ttps:// GET NEW DYNAR MUGS AND POSTERS AT: More

Ep.52 Patrick Keane Returns

53:30 | Jun 1st, 2015

Patrick Keane: LOST MEMORIAL DAY EPISODE! We thought it was lost, but it has been found! Thanks be to God, because this is the episode Patrick and Chris not only discover they are two heterosexual men who regularly wax "between the cheeks", but that...Show More

Ep.51 Bridgetown Portland's Memories

44:02 | May 18th, 2015

Chris and Karen try to explain their hiatus and subsequent missing episode by sharing stories about Portland’s terrific Bridgetown Comedy Festival last week. They are sorry there was not an episode on Monday, but they were busy having fun and melting...Show More

Ep.50 Joe DeRosa

1:09:57 | May 5th, 2015

Karen and Chris grab Joe DeRosa at LAX and take him home after an enjoyable weekend of entertaining in Madison, WI. However, they are running late again, and Joe has been waiting curbside, which makes Karen nervous that he will be upset. But he isn't...Show More

Ep.49 Drennon Davis & Karen Kilgariff

46:49 | Apr 27th, 2015

Fresh off the the heels of the Moontower Comedy Fest in Austin TX, Chris picks up Drennon Davis and Co-Host Karen Kilgariff at LAX. They talk vaginal mesh, chicken and waffles, and Cocktails and Dreams. Then, Chris is forced to freestyle rap against ...Show More

Ep.48 Lizzy Cooperman

51:46 | Apr 20th, 2015

Lizzy Cooperman jumps into the Honda for a quick ride to her comedy concert in Hollywood, CA. Along the way, they talk early chemical use and "making it" on a pile of empty tuna cans. Then, Lizzie assumes Karen's desire to visit Fiji, showcasing her ...Show More

Ep.47 Michelle Biloon

1:08:15 | Apr 14th, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up Philly's comedy firecracker, Michelle Biloon at LAX, to bring her to her swanky boutique hotel in Hollywood, CA. Michelle and Chris started stand up together in Austin, TX. 15 years ago, and have much to catch up on. Along the...Show More

Ep.46 Jordan Morris returns

39:32 | Apr 6th, 2015

Karen and Chris take @midnight writer, Jordan Morris to an episode recording of his own podcast "Jordan Jesse Go!", on which Chris is the guest. They talk Fast and Furious from Karen's souped up Honda Fit, while drifting corners, all the way to Max F...Show More

Ep.45 Brendon Walsh

1:07:05 | Mar 23rd, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up the hilarious Brendon Walsh for a ride from his house to a high-profile comedian party in the fancy hills! This is an episode where listeners will be reminded why Chris Fairbanks usually doesn't drive the Honda. They get lost ...Show More

Ep.44 Bridger Winegar

1:37:39 | Mar 16th, 2015

With unexpected LA Marathon closures making the city of Los Angeles difficult to traverse, Karen and Chris pick up Bridger at the El Capitan theater after a Sunday morning at work (gross) for an urgent taxiing to LAX, via the less populated freeways....Show More

Ep.43 Chris Garcia

54:24 | Mar 9th, 2015

Chris Garcia needs a ride to his stand up show in Echo Park. He didn't ask for one, Karen and Chris offered, because we wanted him as our guest. Garcia has been heard on This American Life and WTF w/ Marc Maron talking about a subject that he bravel...Show More

Ep.42 Georgia Hardstark

1:04:10 | Mar 2nd, 2015

Karen and Chris grab Georgia Hardstark at an undisclosed dark and rainy residential street corner for an undeniably dangerous drive through several inches of freshly fallen Hollywood God tears. Georgia is the co-creator/host of Cooking Channel's "Tr...Show More

Ep.41 Sara Shaefer

1:01:13 | Feb 23rd, 2015

Karen and Chris give the witty and charming Sara Shaefer a ride to Meltdown Comics in LA! No spoiler that this episode is chock full of goodness. Sara regales our hosts with the plot holes of 50 Shades of Grey, but she also might want to wear your ...Show More

Ep.40 Chris Martin

1:03:09 | Feb 16th, 2015

Karen and Chris traverse the perils of driving in LA to get comedian Chris Martin to his international flight...on time! No dodgy neighborhoods or potholes will stop our hilarious hosts from getting this British standup to LAX. Who needs an Irish g...Show More

Ep.39 Jake Johannsen

1:17:48 | Feb 9th, 2015

Karen and Chris head to LAX to pick up 45-time Letterman standup: Jake Johannsen!!! What a face on this guy, too! Check out this great episode, then go pay only $5 for a digital download of "Pictures of My Dinner" at You can also ...Show More

Ep.38 Eddie Pepitone

1:05:43 | Feb 2nd, 2015

Karen and Chris book it to LAX to pick up the one and only : THE BITTER BUDDHA! Standup comedian, Pep Talks host (also on All Things Comedy), and living legend: Eddie Pepitone rants and riffs on his way back from some undisclosed location. Okay, it...Show More

Ep.37 Howard Kremer

1:12:08 | Jan 26th, 2015

Plucking him from his long time Hollywood creative headquarters at Dragon Manor, Karen and Chris bring Howard Kremer to a show put on by the nice boys down at Power Violence. Along the way, we talk about the unknown world of ocean life, jet skiing, h...Show More

Ep.36 Drennon Davis

1:01:13 | Jan 19th, 2015

Comedian Drennon Davis blends comedy and music like a wizard. Chris does some hilarious impressions and Karen treats you to her luscious vocals. and for all your Drennon Davis needs!...Show More

Ep.35 April Richardson

1:13:15 | Jan 12th, 2015

Karen and Chris pick up comedian April Richardson! She's a great comic who has seen a LOT of Saved By the Bell...speaking of which, listen to Go Bayside on the Earwolf network. Don't forget to give us a 5 star review on iTunes!

Ep.34 The Holiday Bottle Rocket 2014

1:04:36 | Dec 22nd, 2014

A blast from the Ghost of Podcast Past! The sound quality is a little rough at times, but the podcast gold Karen and Chris make during their, previously unheard pilot, make it all worth it. Your hosts wish to thank all of the great guests so far an...Show More

Ep.33 Jordan Morris

1:05:42 | Dec 15th, 2014

Karen and Chris pick up comedian/writer/funny man Jordan Morris from LAX! Listen for "dad raps" and a discussion over nocturnal property rights...Jordan Morris can be found @Jordan_Morris on twitter, and writing for @Midnight. Chris Fairbanks is @C...Show More

Ep.32 Karen And Chris

59:25 | Dec 8th, 2014

Chris picks up Karen from the dreaded LAX airport. Drive along with us, won't you? You came for the comedy, but you'll stay for David Hasselhoff's racing tips. Don't forget to give a lovely 5 star review on iTunes! Check out more Karen Kilgariff...Show More

Ep.31 Dave Anthony

1:09:52 | Dec 1st, 2014

Get ready to air some comic grievances when Karen and Chris drive Dave Anthony to his gig. Dave Anthony of The Dollop on All Things Comedy talks flippity kicks with Chris, and Karen proves that she's one of the funniest women around! Don't forget ...Show More

Ep.30 Erin Foley

1:10:47 | Nov 24th, 2014

It's me, Chris Fairbanks, co-host of Do You Need a Ride? with Karen Kilgariff. I realized today that I'm just going to write these in first person and stop pretending to be a third party, like people do when they type up a resume or call in as a fake...Show More

Ep.29 Matt McCarthy

1:13:36 | Nov 17th, 2014

Matt McCarthy gets picked up by Karen and Chris at an undisclosed location somewhere in Hollywood for a stroll around Los Angeles. Matt is a delightful madman and it's really fun to hear him talk passionately about wrestling, and his quest to keep it...Show More

Ep.28 Patrick Keane

56:22 | Nov 10th, 2014

Karen and Chris pick up Patrick Keane, much like a gigolo, just west of Los Angeles' downtown area. In the car, while recording, they talk with him about all things pertinent to life. Yes, all of life's subjects. Ultimately, he's brought to The Monty...Show More

Ep.27 Mike O'Connell

43:45 | Nov 3rd, 2014

Karen and Chris pick up Mike O'Connell from his quaint Larchmont area residence, and podcast in the Honda all the way to his Los Angeles storytelling show; "Drunken Tales of Glory and Shame." At the end of the episode, we get an O'connell tale that i...Show More

Ep.26 Jamie Lee

1:10:35 | Oct 20th, 2014

Jamie Lee gets picked up all Uber style by Karen and Chris, in Karen's dangerous Honda Fit (Karen is a good driver, it's just that it's a very tiny car), for a mobile podcast, slash, ride to her home.  Jamie is a pure delight. She's smart as a whip, ...Show More

Ep.25 Just Karen And Chris

38:47 | Oct 14th, 2014

Karen Kilgariff picks up Chris Fairbanks at LAX after being at Montana's only comedy competition, The Big Sky Comedy Festival.

Ep.24 Andy Kindler

1:16:14 | Oct 6th, 2014

Karen and Chris pick up Andy Kindler at a high profile Hollywood entertainment meeting that he went directly to, from LAX, on his own accord. At which point they pick him up in their Accord. That was a hilarious joke. Andy is so quick and so funny, t...Show More

Ep.23 David Hunstberger

1:10:06 | Sep 29th, 2014

"Karen and Chris meet "Professor Blastoff" host David Hunstberger, wandering around in front of his house barefoot, after bringing himself home from LAX. (They were going to pick him up at the airport, but had an emergency Honda maintenance issue tha...Show More

Ep.22 Todd Barry

1:01:28 | Sep 22nd, 2014

New York based stand up comedy superstar Todd Barry jumps into the Honda at LAX to do all the best shows in Los Angeles, in addition to an @midnight taping. Being that he is just about every professional comedian's favorite comic, Karen and Chris are...Show More

Ep.21 Jackie Kashian

1:07:24 | Sep 15th, 2014

"Karen and Chris pick up Jackie Kashian at Burbank's Bob Hope International Airport. Which is better than having Bob Hope himself on, because she is much funnier and smarter than him, and doesn't have dispariging things things to say about the Korean...Show More

Ep.20 Chris' Dad Part 2: James W Fairbanks

39:47 | Sep 8th, 2014

Chris' father Jim drives him to the little MSO airport in Missoula, Montana after visiting the beautiful Big Sky Country for his best friend's wedding. Chris's dad talks about his interviewing of Jim Jones right before the guy made his followers drin...Show More

Ep.19 Labor Day Episode!

1:13:14 | Sep 1st, 2014

Karen and Chris, out of respect for our nation's Labor Day, refuse to bother any potential comedian guests with the labor of being on their podcast, assuming also, that LA's comedians are all off relaxing at one of the many potential beach parties So...Show More


1:11:19 | Aug 25th, 2014

Karen and Chris pick up the always magnetic and highly improvisational stand up comedian, Kate Berlant, from LAX, after having been at the High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, CO. She is simply terrific, so prepare yourself. ...Show More

Ep.17 Chris' Dad: James W Fairbanks

54:57 | Aug 18th, 2014

Chris and his father Jim swap stories as they drive to the town dump in Missoula, Montana to drop off a broken down gas grill. Chris's dad has been a radio DJ, a joke writer for Sammy Shore, a furniture maker, a security alarm installer, an amazing a...Show More

Ep.16 Guy Branum

1:12:36 | Aug 9th, 2014

Chris and Karen grab the hilarious Guy Branum before tearing around the streets of Hollywood in the '08 Honda Accord. His laugh will mend your soul...or at least help balance out any feelings of panic caused by Chris's traffic blurtings. http://ast...Show More

Ep.15 Karen And Chris Reunion

48:48 | Aug 1st, 2014

After a two episode hiatus, Karen gets back in the Honda after the brief obstacle that is her lucrative career. Before we drop her off at Meltdown for her feature spot on Guy Branum's album recording concert, they decide to hammer out one of their mo...Show More

Ep.14 Matt Kirshen & Henry Phillips

1:06:01 | Jul 25th, 2014

MATT KIRSHEN AND HENRY PHILLIPS Chris takes one of London's premiere stand ups of "Last Comic Standing" fame, Matt Kirshen, from the Hollywood Improv, to LAX, for what Matt classifies as a 'social' visit to Atlanta. We can only assume that means he ...Show More

Ep.13 Chris Fairbanks: Totally Alone

34:01 | Jul 18th, 2014

Chris takes his lonely self to his show at Flappers in Burbank while Karen is at home fulfilling a writing deadline. WARNING: This is not a legitimate, full episode, with a co-host or guest! It is simply Chris, driving alone in his car, stumbling th...Show More

Ep.12 Jon Dore

1:05:28 | Jul 11th, 2014

Karen and Chris pick up Canada's sweetheart; Jon Dore, and drive together to Nerdmelt Theater in Los Angeles for Karen's big headlining night. After some quick riveting conversation in the Honda, we then take you straight to the live comedy show, whe...Show More

Ep.11 Todd Glass

1:16:47 | Jul 4th, 2014

"Karen and Chris take one of their favorite comedians, Todd Glass, to the esteemed Hot Tub show at the Virgil in Los Angeles, CA. Along the way, we discuss Todd's past shrubbery theft problem, the fake and real inspirations for his sleeve of tattoos,...Show More

Ep.9 Henry Phillips

1:06:20 | Jun 20th, 2014

Last night, Chris Fairbanks and guest Henry Phillips, picked up co-host Karen Kilgariff for her show in downtown Los Angeles. So for a second, Henry was the co-host, then transformed into the guest once Karen boarded the Honda. It's very futuristic a...Show More

Ep.8 Greg Fitzsimmons

1:05:21 | Jun 13th, 2014

"Welcome to another D.Y.N.A.R! (honk!, honk!) In this episode, at a more reasonable mid-day hour, Karen and Chris grab Boston’s most hilarious '9/11 truther', Greg Fitzsimmons, at LAX. Visit for upcoming tour dates, printable ...Show More

Ep.7 Julian Mc Cullough

1:13:05 | Jun 6th, 2014

Episode 7- Chris and Karen take a delightful early morning ride with hilarious comedian/Guy Code star/Antiques Roadshow nerd Julian McCullough. Visit for upcoming tour dates and printable headshots. More

Ep.5 Ian Karmel

52:30 | May 23rd, 2014

Good Lord...It's f#%king 4:30am. But comedian Ian Karmel is flying to the open arms of his lady friend in Portland, and it's our job getting him to that airplane! On the way, we talk to the Chelsea Lately starlet about possibly upsetting the anti-def...Show More

Ep.4 Myq Kaplan

1:00:36 | May 16th, 2014

Join us with guest Myq Kaplan as we embark on a virtually breathless, manic word cruise where language becomes mathematics, and Myq tries to push his ayahuasca agenda onto our clean lifestyles.

Ep.3 Baron Vaughn

1:06:16 | May 2nd, 2014

Comedian Baron Vaughn gets a ride home from LAX at night.

Ep.2 Rob Delaney

1:15:48 | Apr 29th, 2014

Rob Delaney hops into the Honda at LAX after a tour of collages and theaters. We discuss his book, addiction, car accidents, and that time Chris was a dick to him that he couldn't remember because he (Chris) was probably drunk. Then we drop by his my...Show More

Ep.1 (Pilot Episode)

1:04:55 | Apr 25th, 2014

Pilot episode: Welcome to “Do You Need a Ride?” In their first episode, Karen and Chris take the Honda to Burbank Airport. Along the way, they confront past traumas, scream at traffic, roast Bob Hope, uncover a medievaly themed pedophile ring, trail...Show More