Mad Genius with Ariel Kashanchi

Mad Genius with Ariel Kashanchi

Mad Genius with Ariel Kashanchi

CATEGORY: Comedy
Mad Genius explores the links between comedy, intelligence and mental health with comedian Ariel Kashanchi. Each week Ariel talks to comedian friends, experts, and other artists about the link between creativity and their mental health journeys. This season Ariel is diving in and sharing her experience with Ketamine infusions and TMS to heal her longtime depression and PTSD.
  1. February 01, 2022
    33 min
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    New Brain, Still Insane
  2. December 14, 2021
    34 min
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    I Now Understand Free Britney
    I finally understand why so many people are obsessed with freeing Britney Spears. Britney was never the simpleton the public or her family thought she was. She was playing the long game along. And so are many o…
  3. December 01, 2021
    38 min
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    Oversharing Is Caring
    Dealing with depression is a lifelong battle and I share mine for a multitude of reasons. Personally, it's cathartic to verbalize my thoughts and process them. Knowing how lonely this condition is and how comfo…
  4. November 15, 2021
    45 min
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    Repressed Memories Come To A Boiling Point
    Still recovering from my head injury and more on the memories I was able to repress for most of my life.
  5. October 31, 2021
    49 min
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    When It Gets Dark
    Sharing some of the things I'm struggling with right now and Part 2 of my story from the last pod.
  6. October 29, 2021
    49 min
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    You're Not Alone
    I was recently on the Was I In A Cult Podcast and realized that I'm not alone in a lot of the painful things I've experienced. So this is my story in detail. Part 1
  7. September 11, 2021
    30 min
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    Morbid Curiosity Is Gross
    We're talking about morbid curiosity and the gross people who produce it and my latest diagnosis, brain AV malformation. Fun for everyone!
  8. August 20, 2021
    31 min
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    The Most Traumatic Event Of My Life
    A week ago I lost consciousness in my apartment. This is the story.
  9. June 25, 2021
    33 min
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    You're my king
    Ariel talks about the Britney testimony, the great Erika Jayne, and getting hit on during therapy.
  10. June 17, 2021
    26 min
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    Ketamine Touchup
    Ariel just had a ketamine infusion today and she is sharing her wisdom from the other side.
  11. June 08, 2021
    30 min
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    How To Talk To Your Friends Who Are Going Through Some Sh*t
    Ariel talks about how her friends responded to her getting dumped and how you can talk to your friend when they're dealing with something without making it worse. Also I accidentally attended a sex party.
  12. May 30, 2021
    19 min
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    Bamboozled Again But This Time It's Different
    Got my heart broken yesterday but I'm actually handling it well so thank you ketamine and TMS.
  13. April 08, 2021
    32 min
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    Ketamine, TMS & My New Brain
    Ariel talks about her Ketamine infusions and TMS therapy and how they changed her brain forever.
  14. March 26, 2021
    1 hr 18 min
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    Getting My Brain Right with Dana Moon
    Ariel talks to comedian Dana Moon about starting TMS therapy and Ketamine infusions. They discuss the link between being funny and experiencing trauma, trying to find peace of mind, and using social media to sh…
  15. September 28, 2020
    24 min
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    Mysteries Solved - kind of
    Ariel explores the inner workings of the Menendez Brother trial, her unknown birthday, and grown women with baby voices.
  16. August 06, 2020
    38 min
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    Charlatan Psychic, New Words for a New Time and Teenage Bully Revenge
    Ariel talks about the terrible psychic reading she just got, her made up vocabulary, the time she got revenge on a bully, and braving a Persian market mid pandemic.
  17. June 25, 2020
    29 min
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    Work In Progress
    The world is on fire so lets dive in and explore the flames.
  18. May 14, 2020
    26 min
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    Beyonce Predictions and Quarantine Mania
    Ariel makes her post Covid predictions and other musings from having too much time alone.
  19. March 25, 2020
    41 min
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    BONUS: Tiger King Recap, Episodes 1 & 2 with Jodi Miller
    Ariel is joined by fellow feline and comedian Jodi Miller to recap the first two episodes of Tiger King, the bizarre docu series that's everyone's bingeing these days.
  20. March 24, 2020
    8 min
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    BONUS Tiger King Recap Episode 1
    Ariel recaps the first episode of everyone's current favorite binge watch, Tiger King. She talks about Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin and how they're two variations of the same person.

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