#208: Brandon Wardell
Brandon Wardell on Insulin, Wunderbars, Going To A Baseball Game With Your Cousin, and more.
Cool people like cool things, which is why we asked Brandon Wardell to share a taste of his taste on Perfectly Imperfect.
Brandon Wardell is a Los Angeles-based comedian and actor who co-hosts the extremely popular podcast “Yeah, But Still” with Jack Wagner. It’s hilarious and they’ve had a range guests on the pod such as Vampire Weekend, Tim Heidecker, Felix Biederman, an Austin Powers impersonator, Thundercat, his cousin Johnny Wardell (mentioned below), and Lizzo. Wardell has acted on the cult hit show I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson and you can spot him in Curb Your Enthusiasm as “Millennial Guy” for a whole six seconds. He’s also great at stand-up. Lucky for us, Brandon is here to tell us what he’s been into.
Without further ado
Im type 1 diabetic and if I didn’t use this stuff before I ate meals, I would die for sure. So Im rocking w insulin re: not dying. If you’re diabetic like myself, ⅓ of the jonas brothers, ⅓ of the haim sisters, etc. check out insulin. For the record, I have the skinny kind of diabetes and I can still eat whatever I want so when I recommend junk food below don’t get it twisted. I can eat these foods but I just have to do math and give myself a shot beforehand.
🇨🇦 🍟 Ruffles All Dressed Chips
I can still eat snacks like this. I just have to do math and give myself a shot beforehand. Just my cross to bear I guess…
Anyway, Canada has mastered chips. It’s basically ketchup, salt and vinegar, BBQ in 1 chip and it’s more flavorful than any chips found on domestic soil. I pay to get these shipped in from Canada because they’re tasty as hell and I cant find them at the chips store in America.
🇨🇦 🍫 Wunderbar
Another Canadian junk food. Goated candy bar. Perf texture, good caramel to chocolate to peanut butter ratio etc. A shame that America doesn’t sell these either. Worth getting shipped.
🍺 🎯 Bars w pinball machines
Been on a real pinball kick lately. Analog pinball machines. V fun. Once a week move lately. Every machine is different and even if you have a shitty game the baseline score is still like 5000 gajilion whatever. You get me 2 light beers in on a pinball machine and I feel like God.
⚾ 👬 🍻 Going to a baseball game with your cousin
Probably the best place to eat a hot dog and drink 1-3 beers.
📺 “Im Not Norm” YouTube channel
Comprehensive Norm MacDonald compilation video channel. Probably watch 1-2 of these per day. Nobody better before or after imo 🐐
🎵 I Fucked My Aunt by The Lonely Island
People forget / don’t know this one bc there wasn’t a video for it but it’s very funny / perfectly constructed front to back. Maybe their best.
Listen to Yeah, But Still on Apple Podcasts.
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