Nerdist Podcast Nerdist Podcast #160: GRAHAM ELWOOD Posted by Chris Hardwick on January 21, 2012 Share: Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit Email Our dear old friend Graham Elwood from the Comedy Film Nerd podcast tells fascinating stories about performing in Afghanistan and Iraq. Listen to Comedy Film Nerds and/or pick up Laffganistan Related Posts What's New What's Trending The Makers of DON'T BREATHE Discuss the Appeal of Horror Today article AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Chloe Bennet Teases One of the Series' "Funniest Episodes" article How ARROW's 100th Episode Will Change the Show article "F*** KONAMI," Guillermo del Toro Tweets in Support of Hideo Kojima article Childish Gambino's Gorgeous New Album Is Now Streaming article Victor Stone Meets His Female Counterpart in CYBORG #6 (Exclusive Preview) article There's a Very Specific Reason Medieval Castles Stairs Were All Counter-Clockwise article Enter THE ADVENTURE ZONE with a New Graphic Novel Series (Exclusive) article Yoda Sings About Seagulls and Backpacks in New Bad Lip Reading Video article Comments mariel says: February 22, 2012 at 12:50 pm Thanks for this podcast. I think it’s important to get the message out there that PTSD is a real thing. I think so many people think it’s “just an excuse” or that it’s one of the “made up” conditions people have nowadays…it’s not. It’s very real, and very difficult to deal with, and the more people that speak out on behalf of the people who are dealing with it post-deployment the better. Thanks, graham. Thanks, Nerdist. Ryan says: January 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm Once again great podcast. I can say from personal experience that comedians like him are often times the best relief during a deployment. My first comedy show was midway though my first deployment. Its guys like him that makes a world of difference when overseas. jim says: January 26, 2012 at 6:34 am crazy thing about the “hitting the post” and Sirius DJ’s, Alt Nations Madison, and jarod, whatever his nasally name is, are all over the place. BUT on Sinatra on Sundays there is a guy, the undisputed King of Post nastiness, that will LITERALLY roll past the post for about 2 songs on average (I’ve heard him go for 45 minutes, starting with lines like “I remember the day I 1st heard this song”) regaling the poor listener with tales of the Dodgers when they were in NY, or other wierd crap. It is the most painful piece of radio hosting I have ever heard. And Oh yeah, restepo is an awesome movie. That was an intense documenary. gabriel says: January 23, 2012 at 5:35 pm hahahahahahha kevin says: January 23, 2012 at 12:50 pm Why does Matt Mira hate Fred Stoller? “This is an apartment not a house. I thought you were more successful.” What a dick. Nick Sierra says: January 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm Tia Carrere not Halle Berry. Also, micro machine car chase through the braids on a dude’s head. And Mekhi Phifer. markus says: January 22, 2012 at 11:33 am Great episode. Just bough Laffghanistan for a few bucks. Wish I had more to give in my PayPal account. Having a brother serving in Afghanistan, thanks for what you do, Graham. Geoff says: January 22, 2012 at 10:49 am Amazing episode! Great to hear Graham in a setting other than with Doug Benson. Vincent S says: January 22, 2012 at 3:13 am Wow, another great podcast. Loved this guy first on the Todd Glass Show and then in Pop My Culture. I watched one of the Cram episodes on youtube for the first time after the PMC podcast and it was suprisingly great (atleast Graham). So glad this became something so different from the two previously mentioned, hilarious interview/ episodes. Just reminds me of the need to remember those soldiers there and to keep realising that First World Problems aren’t that important. I’ll probably keep this in my tiny mp3 player for a long time since there’s alot of different things to get from this episode. Great job Nerdcast and Graham Elwood for bringing smiles to those in War. Abbey says: January 21, 2012 at 7:42 pm LOL. Only on nerdist would there be a Urotsukidoji mention.