In 2021, writer and comedian Elyse Myers went viral on TikTok with a horrific first date story in which she was bamboozled into purchasing 100 tacos at a Taco Bell drive-through. This video catapulted Elyse’s online content, and she has drawn a vast audience of over 5 million followers by sharing relatable stories, #RealTalk, and is considered “The Internet’s Best Friend.” In her genuine Q&As, chats over coffee, and more endearing content, Elyse finds the magical in the mundane and now brings her signature style to the podcast space.
On “Funny Cuz It’s True with Elyse Myers,” the content creator will chat with some of her favorite friends, comedians, creators, and more to share unforgettable stories that changed their lives. They’re digging into cringe-worthy moments that were not even the slightest bit funny at the time, but became downright hilarious as time passed. Elyse and guests are talking about how they lived through these kinds of scenarios and why they’ve found humor in these moments.
Actor, director, and writer Paul Feig joined episode 1 to talk about awkward romantic experiences that inspired his show Freaks and Geeks, memories from The Office, and the creative process. In this episode, Elyse spilled about her first kiss and shared more anecdotes.
Elyse’s childhood crush and fave NSYNC member Lance Bass joined the second episode to dish on growing up and performing with NSYNC. He talked about going from his closeted teenage years to now living his authentic self with his husband and two kids. Lance also invited Elyse to Disney World, and she cannot wait to eat a turkey leg.
Elyse also advocates for a variety of topics like ADHD, anxiety, body image, imposter syndrome, and more as reflected in her earnest content. She is also super candid when sharing about her experiences as a new mom.
“Funny Cuz It’s True with Elyse Myers” is presented by Lemonada Media. Tune in weekly for new episodes wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.