Jesse vs Cancer

Jesse Case, a notable standup comedian, has been diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer, and puts his life on hold for treatment in a different city. This podcast is the hilarious documenting of these events.
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Apr 3, 2016

Jesse has started radiation therapy, and rambles about bird problems, crafty teenagers, frat nurses, and his trip to the sperm bank.

Mar 27, 2016

Jesse has decided to do radiation treatment, but that doesn’t stop him from rambling about marching bands, rabbit costumes, and how to make a superhero baby. He also goes out on a limb and declares that ISIS totally sucks.

Mar 20, 2016

Jesse's had far too much coffee, and rambles about Cinderella, St Paddy's Day, and the great radiation dilemma of 2016. 

Mar 13, 2016

This week, Jesse rambles about Sinead O'Conner, shredding documents, kid haircuts, medieval celibacy devices, and the pros and cons of his potential radiation. 

Sponsored by Dodge.

Mar 6, 2016

Jesse has a week off before radiation therapy, so his friend Hope Cantwell ( drops by to help him understand sexism, bad modern art, and German children.

Feb 28, 2016

Jesse is still on drugs, and finishes his tale of surgery. It gets pretty gross.

Feb 27, 2016

Jesse is home from the hospital, minus one sigmoid, and up one ileostomy. He sifts through the drug haze to begin his sordid tale of surgery and recovery.

Feb 21, 2016

Jesse is out of surgery and is recovering well, but in no condition to record a show. There will new episode posted later in the week. 

Feb 14, 2016

This week, Jesse discusses falling in love, sexist condiments, Barbie horror movies, getting drunk to buy books, and his colon surgery prep.

Feb 7, 2016

Jesse takes a week to answer some e-mails, and rambles about voting in barns, dog vasectomies, synthesizers, and new bagpipe songs.

Jan 31, 2016

Jesse has had his CT scan, and shares his results. Then he rambles a bit about his plans before moving on to important subjects, like ghosts, sandwich shop racism, and unsolicited dick pics.

Jan 24, 2016

Jesse is stuck at home in a blizzard, and rambles about his dad’s beard, Donald Trump’s orgasms, 1800s snowball fights, and how to choose insurance.

Jan 17, 2016

Jesse wraps chemo live on air, but not without discussing vision boards, the Oscars, and his dad’s computer problems.

Jan 10, 2016

This week, Jesse rambles about his mom’s hair, his corn experiment, British soccer brawls, fake cancer cures, and real cancer cures. 

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Jan 3, 2016

This week, Jesse uses his chemo fog to ramble about New Year’s Eve, living with a cop, personal trainers, and photographic memories. Then it gets pretty heavy, but everyone comes out unharmed.

Dec 27, 2015

Jesse has a cold and his throat hurts, so he records an episode to explain why he can’t record an episode. Then he still rambles about his dad’s homemade desserts, meeting a girlfriend’s parents, The Beatles, and why we invade countries. But, it’s not an episode. 

Dec 20, 2015

It’s Episode 25: The Cancery Christmas Special! Jesse rants a little about getting gifts as a kid, drunk moms and cheap dads. Then he’s joined by Brian Bates (@brianbatescomic) to discuss the origin of the holiday. As a special treat, Vegas lounge act Thatcher Wadswallow and the 4 Skins stop by with an original Cancery Christmas song!

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Dec 13, 2015

Jesse has already forgotten recording this episode, but that doesn’t stop him from uploading it. He talks about his recent almost-bar fight, bitterness in comedy, people that spoil movies, chemo fatigue, and erectile disfunction.  

Dec 6, 2015

It’s been 6 months since his diagnosis, and Jesse talks gratitude, fake nerds, internet rabbit holes, and sex stuff. Then he gives some advice about anxiety and plays his dumb Daft Punk cover.

Sponsored by Tampax Pearl.

Nov 29, 2015

This week, Jesse sifts through the Ativan/chemo fog to discuss Thanksgiving, his new treatment plan, being naked in public, and his bizarre phobia.

Dedicated to Andy Ritchie

Nov 22, 2015

Jesse talks cancer, cameras, cars, and other “c” words. Then he’s joined by his father, Lizard, to discuss mortality, marijuana, and other “m” words. 

He also makes the world debut of a super rare Beatles out-take.


Nov 15, 2015

This week, Jesse dives right in talking about the terrorist attacks in Paris, ISIS, Nihilism vs Optimism, and chemotherapy. Then he talks about really heavy subjects like tongue clicking tribes, presidential blowjobs, chess movies, and cheese sticks.

Nov 8, 2015

This week, Jesse rambles about Saturdays, closeted Country stars, clinical trials, Frankenstein, and people’s expectations of the ill. He also discusses the loss of a dear friend.

Sponsored by Tampax Pearl Tampons

Dedicated to Craig Smith

Nov 1, 2015

This week, Jesse discusses working at Subway, losing listeners, Halloween chemo, when to use a flare gun, cancer stereotypes, and how to get good service at a restaurant.

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Oct 25, 2015

I meant "radiologist". I'm an idiot. You already knew this.

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