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Noted difficult woman Catherine McCormick brings you conversations about feminism, sexuality, comedy, art, relationships, mental illness, and whatever else comes up.
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  • June 5, 2014 @ 11:32 am

    Belly Laughs with Sage Tyrtle

    This episode starts with a roundabout tale of my commute home. Following that, a fun and fascinating interview with storyteller extraordinaire Sage Tyrtle. We talk about homeschooling, the craft of storytelling, and lesbian lands, among other things.


    Please come see Leave It To Beavers, June 26th at Comedy Bar. Tickets on sale at and
    Your host is @McCormCorp, your Audio Producer is @BorgDorg, and you can find Sage Tyrtle at
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    May 27, 2014 @ 6:18 pm

    Leave It To Beavers! Solo Episode

    Hey pals, a quick 'n' dirty (Xtina-styles) solo episode due to BUSINESS of which I address herein. I talk about #YesAllWomen, the tribulations of booking a queer comedy space, and most importantly LEAVE IT TO BEAVERS, our exciting tri-produced (?) comedy jam June 26th at Comedy Bar featuring Janine Brito, DeAnne Smith, and a passel of queer lady stand up comics.

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    May 20, 2014 @ 4:53 pm

    Pumpkin Seeds with Ryan F. Hughes

    This week I talk about my trip to Boston for the Women in Comedy Festival. Following that a very fun convo with my pal Ryan F. Hughes.

    Ryan and I talked about acting, writing, The Room and feminism, among other topics.
    You can find Ryan  on twitter @RyanFHughes. I'm @McCormCorp and the audio producer is @BorgDorg (Jesse Morrison).
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    May 12, 2014 @ 7:52 pm

    You Don’t Own Me with Marco Bernardi

    On this very special episode I talk a bit about my memory issues and the art of storytelling. After that comes a convo with my dear friend Marco Bernardi.

    We talk about getting into and out of comedy, social work and video game crushes, plus so much more.
    You can find your host on Twitter @McCormCorp, the audio producer is Jesse Morrison (@BorgDorg). Please check out Marco's blog A Cockeyed Optimist.
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    May 6, 2014 @ 10:05 am

    Boneyard with Monica Heisey

    This week, more errata and more Stephen King talk. My delightful guest is the charming & talented Monica Heisey.

    We talk about everything from Jack the Ripper to wholesome grade 8 parties to trend pieces on hipsters.
    You can find Monica on twitter @MonicaHeisey. You can find me as always @McCormCorp. Our audio producer is Jesse Morrison and you can find him @BorgDorg
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    April 28, 2014 @ 11:46 am

    Tiny Ships

    My first solo episode! Among other things, I talk about the Grateful Dead, Facebook, and how it's not always about you. It's not a perfect ep by any means but bear with me as I get the hang of this thing.
    As always, you can follow me @McCormCorp and Jesse (who did not edit this ep; please attribute any and all mistakes, errors and burps to me) is @borgdorg
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    April 22, 2014 @ 11:04 am

    Dam Day with Mikaela Dyke

    Today's convo is with my good pal, the very talented actress/improviser/everything Mikaela Dyke. 

    We talk about subjects as varied as Newfoundland, gender expression and the madcap romp that is American Horror Story. I already can't wait to have Mikaela back on to talk some more!
    As usual, your host is @McCormCorp, your audio producer is @borgdorg. You can follow Mikeala on Twitter @mikaeladyke. The song this week is "I'll Be There" by Honey West.
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    April 15, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

    Soupervisor! with Julia Weisser

    This episode of Box Social makes the switch from numbered shows to titled ones. I interview my delightful friend Julia Weisser, a social worker and artist from Montreal who's been my close friend for many years.
    We talk about such wide-ranging topics as mental health, beans, social work, Québec and feminist porn.

    As always, you can tweet me @mccormcorp, You can also sign up for my newsletter here. Your Audio Producer is Jesse Morrison who you can tweet @borgdorg. Julia doesn't have a Twitter account (yet), so let's all just relax on that one.
    The music from each episode comes from my personal record collection. This week's song is a lovely cover of "Yesterday" by Tammy Wynette. The poem I read is Desederata by Max Ehrmann.
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    April 8, 2014 @ 4:29 pm

    Episode 8 with Jess Beaulieu!

    This week's guest is Jess Beaulieu, a woman who graciously forgives me despite the fact that I frequently pronounce her name incorrectly (including throughout this episode). Jess is a hilarious comic and fierce feminist. 

    Tune in to hear Jess and I talk about everything from dietary restrictions to feminism to relationships, and hear a clip of Jess' stand up. At the end of the episode, I also read the poem A Woman of War.
    As always, your host is Catherine and your Audio Producer is Jesse Morrison. Each episode features music from my personal record collection - the song for this week is Just Because I'm A Woman by Dolly Parton.
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    February 16, 2014 @ 10:43 pm

    Episode #7 - Ian Lynch!

    This week I talk a little bit about getting ready to be on TV but then I jump into a fun episode with Ian Lynch, who you probably recognize from MuchMusic and MTV's One Girl Five Gays.

    We talk about everything from cohabitation to Fleshlights - yeah, it's that kind of episode. Full TMI warning in effect - but in the best possible way.

    The music from this episode comes from my own vinyl collection - this time it's "Eve Of Explosion" from the album The Sleepwalk Guitars of Dan & Dale - Theme from the Motion Picture Thunderball

    You can follow Ian Lynch on Twitter @Ian8InchLynch. Your host is Catherine McCormick, you can follow me on Twitter @McCormCorp. Your audio producer is Jesse Morrison, he's on Twitter @BorgDorg. Thanks for listening!
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