Episode 18

Shapell Lacey Was An Angry Cheerleader

Shapel Lacey is 9 years sober and is finally ready to own up to peeing in his friend's closet. He also shows how to manage anger, forgive an abusive parent, why you shouldn't hang out with crusties, how alcohol -- playing Edward 40 Hands, especially -- can get in the way of fixing your other problems, and why we're all children. We're just happy this was the first podcast where he smiled the entire time... and Jeff, Shapel is sorry about the closet and hopes you forgive him.


  • 00:00 - Coming Up
  • 01:28 - Shapel Lacey!
  • 13:00 - Crusties + Southern Comfort
  • 16:57 - Edward 40 Hands
  • 23:43 - Losing Friends Over a Botched Dinner Order
  • 27:00 - The Angry Cheerleader
  • 30:00 - Call 1: Sketchy Neighbor
  • 49:25 - Thanks & Plugs



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Comedian LARA BEITZ ("bites") hosts "UNSOUND ADVICE," the new series that offers you help from someone who's been a member of numerous 12-step programs for issues including substance abuse, relationship issues, finances, eating disorders and what she terms "family stuff." After putting in the work to turn her life around, her fellow comedians began seeking her advice. Now, she and her friends are opening up their circle to offer advice they have no business giving on how to tackle some of life's most daunting challenges and funniest conundrums.

About the Podcast

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Unsound Advice
How to be a better person... from someone who's not.

About your hosts

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Lara Beitz

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, LARA BEITZ cut her teeth in the Chicago comedy scene before moving to LA and becoming the most talked about new addition to the legendary Comedy Store’s stable. Since becoming a regular, Lara has quickly gained fans from the top of the comedy world, including Judd Apatow, and Joe Rogan, who took to Instagram to call her “the real deal.” She gained more fans soon after by appearing on David Spade’s Comedy Central series LIGHTS OUT. At present, Lara routinely opens arenas for Joe Rogan across the country and makes recurring cameos on The Joe Rogan Experience – one of Spotify’s top podcasts.
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J.P. Buck

BiO: J.P. Buck is an Emmy-nominated producer who has spent the past 15 years working for Conan O’Brien, both as a Supervising Producer on his late night show, and developing and leading additional TV, digital and live projects that expanded the Team Coco brand into a multi-platform media company. His other producing credits include specials for Chris Redd, Moses Storm, Beth Stelling, Daniel Sloss, and Ellen DeGeneres, and series like Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Star Search, and The Pete Holmes Show.