How Did We Get Weird with Vanessa Bayer and Jonah Bayer

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Before sibling duo Vanessa Bayer and Jonah Bayer took the comedy, music and general world by storm, they were just some lil weirdo kids. Joined by exciting guests who also started out this way, they reminisce about everything from toys to trends on How Did We Get Weird?  Unless you’re a monster, you’ll want to listen to this nostalgia-filled, hilarious and surprisingly sweet podcast where they discuss how those formative years that shaped them into who they are today. 

Episode Date
Remember AND1 Mixtapes? (with Langston Kerman)
In this episode, Jonah and Vanessa welcome the hilarious and talented Langston Kerman, who you might know as an actor, writer, comedian and host of "My Momma Told Me." They discuss their nostalgic childhood journeys of getting to school: From watching incredible bus fights to Jonah peeling into the highschool parking lot blasting what Vanessa calls "the yelling guys." They also talk about Langton's love for AND1 mixtapes, 3D Doritos, Double Dare Live, and see if Langston can finally put his beef with Mark Summers to rest. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Oct 18, 2021
Remember Winning A Date with Tom Cruise? (with Claudia O'Doherty)
You know Claudia O'Doherty from her roles on Love and Inside Amy Schumer, but did you also know she shares an unhealthy habit of late-night online shopping with Vanessa? On this episode of the HDWGW, Claudia looks back on her childhood in Australia and reminisces about a popular commercial for lamb where Naomi Watts turns down a date with Tom Cruise. Crazier yet, Claudia would star in a commercial with Naomi Watts years later, blurring her sense of fiction and reality. Along the way, Jonah laments the demise of Taco Bell's 7-Layer Burrito, Vanessa waxes nostalgic about the defunct prime rib chain Mountain Jack's, and Claudia tells us why she is not a fan of kettle chips. If you like controversial takes, this is the episode for you! Learn more about your ad-choices at
Oct 11, 2021
Remember He-Man? (with Bobby Moynihan)
You may know Bobby Moynihan as Vanessa's former castmate on SNL or Uno Pizzeria's most famous bartender, but before all that he was a big fan of Saturday Morning Cartoons. On this incredibly educational episode of How Did We Get Weird?, we discuss the origins of He-Man, She-Ra and the Masters Of The Universe franchise. We also reminisce about Bobby's many creative projects, Jonah’s love of Sodalicious fruit snacks and how one Utah newspaper's snarky article took down a delicious Keebler cookie before it ever had a chance to shine.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
Oct 04, 2021
Remember Lean Pockets? (with Beck Bennett)
In this seminal episode, Jonah and Vanessa sit down with the incomparable Beck Bennett (Saturday Night Live) to discuss his love for Lean Pockets and other cultural touchstones from the past. They also delve into the infamous lore that Jonah and Vanessa's dad is, in fact, the first person to ever be named "Todd." Spoiler alert: Vanessa is a great wedding guest and she just might come to your party if you invite her. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Sep 27, 2021
Remember Shallow Hal?
Years ago, Jonah and Vanessa watched the 2001 Jack Black/Gwyneth Paltrow romantic comedy "Shallow Hal" together and Vanessa was so high that she reversed the plot of the film. For this special and incredibly important podcast episode, Jonah and Vanessa have rewatched the film in a more lucid state and they are ready to delve into it's complex plotlines. What did they think of the film the second time around? Spoiler alert: They didn't love it. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Sep 27, 2021
Introducing: How Did We Get Weird with Vanessa Bayer and Jonah Bayer
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Sep 17, 2021