Improvised & Analyzed

Dr. Tompkins’ Case Studies

Glamour Alley

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DIAGNOSIS: Antisocial Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: You’d better run the runway and sharpen your fashion sense because Glamour Alley is a cut-throat sartorial battle of the ages. Glamour Alley airs on PissTV Thursday nights at 23AM.

SUPEREGO: BEHIND THE BONUS: SEASON 4: PART 2



Celebrities At Their Ugliest Behavior

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DIAGNOSIS: Histrionic Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Listen to tampa Bay’s ONLY pass-around cassette tape radio. If you even can, you unpopular rum-suckler.

SUPEREGO: BEHIND THE BONUS: SEASON 4: PART 2



The Kona Korner Birds Of A Feather Musical Extravaganza

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DIAGNOSIS: Histrionic Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Listen to the feathered friends of Kona Korner as they take a whimsical flight through friendship. These animatronic avian amigos will charm you with their melodic and mildly racist songs and stories. Brought to you by Mencia’s!

SUPEREGO: BEHIND THE BONUS: SEASON 4: PART 1



Prune Harbor Family Wet Park

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DIAGNOSIS: Schizotypal Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Get wet and wild at America’s oldest family water park! Set sail for Prune Harbor! All water is now 100% safe for human beings!

SUPEREGO: BEHIND THE BONUS: SEASON 4: PART 1



John Hurt

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DIAGNOSIS: Narcissistic Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: John Hurt is a wonderful character actor, and has graced many a franchise with his talents; Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, and Captain Corelli’s Mandolin to name a few. Hurt also portrayed The Elephant Man. What more do you need to know?

EPISODES: Superego Cinema: Alien



Brown Resistance Squadron

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DIAGNOSIS: Avoidant Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Try to keep up, Dantari-toucher. After a few decades, The Empire rebranded, called themselves The First Order, decided to put their previous Death Stars under a magnifying glass, and now they have a planet that shoots light or some shit. Because everyone deserves a fresh coat of paint, The Rebellion is now The Resistance and they’re not going to put up with this, which is irrelevant, because the Brown Resistance Squadron is about as useful as a Hutt in a Dagobah pole vaulting contest.

SEE ALSO:

Brown X-Wing Squadron
Brown Snowspeeder Squadron
Brown B-Wing Squadron

EPISODES: 4:6



The Doom Room

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DIAGNOSIS: Antisocial Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: The Doom Room is an interactive horror escape experience that will test your resolve, bend your mind, and touch you gently when no one’s looking. Work as a team to solve mildly complex puzzles and riddles covered in party store cobwebs. Move with purpose through the labyrinth of broken dreams and obviously fake surgery implements. Steel your nerves as your mental stress levels increase because of rubber spiders and a high school dropout in fishnets and an alien mask pointing a strobe light at your group. Deys no exscape from The Doom Room.

EPISODES: 4:6



The Legion of Doom

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DIAGNOSIS: Antisocial Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Led by criminal mastermind Lex Luthor, The Legion of Doom is a criminal syndicate hell-bent on destroying the venerable and beloved Superfriends. Turns out, they’ve tried just about everything. Seriously. They’re open to just about any idea at this point. Membership standards are at an all-time low, so if you’re looking for a fun yet fruitless way to spend a few hours per week trying to end the lives of nearly invincible demigods dedicated to truth and justice with a near certainty of serious personal injury or even death, then The Legion of Doom might just be the ill-managed organization for you! Recruitment sessions happen every Wednesday starting at 5:30pm at the bulbous black metal dome down in the algae-slathered sinkhole behind the hardware store.

EPISODES: 4:4 / 4:5



Reverend Parsimony

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DIAGNOSIS: Paranoid Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Each Sunday, Reverend Parsimony wakes up with the dawn, runs a cold comb through his rich, cloud-white hair, and marches down to the local parish to proselytize to a handful of absolute sinners. Wherever he goes, he warns townsfolk of the dangers of perdition with an awkward turn of phrase and a slight stutter. His fear-based old testament preaching style is the basis of his many self-published religious pamphlets including God Sword, A Guide To Hell’s Hot Wallpapers, and Say Your Prayers and Pray your Stairs.

EPISODES: 4:5

SUPEREGO LIVE: September 27, 2014 • LA Podfest / February 7, 2015 • SF Sketchfest



PumpTV

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DIAGNOSIS: Borderline Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: PumpTV provides a much not-needed advertainment to gas station patrons around the United States. This is not your father’s gas station monitor garbage! The volume is all the way up and the information is as useless as a possible! Allow us to pollute your mind with short video blasts designed to waste your time, sap your energy, and test your very will to live! Go screw a wall socket!

EPISODES: 4:3

SUPEREGO LIVE: January 17, 2015 • Riot LA



Listening To Looks At Books

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DIAGNOSIS: Narcissistic Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: In 1989, Robert Crouj¢∞¶ᵃ∏ and a small group of friends started a book club which blossomed into the widely lauded National Public Radio program Listening To Looks At Books. What began as a frank discussion of literary releases has slowly atrophied into a tyrannical roundtable of utter nonsense. Authors pray to the paper gods that their books will not be the subject of the next, or any, episode.

EPISODES: 4:3

SUPEREGO LIVE: January 17, 2015 • Riot LA / February 7, 2015 • SF Sketchfest / June 24, 2015 • The Bell House NY



The Swampbucklers Stunt Spectacular

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DIAGNOSIS: Histrionic Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Based loosely on the Broadway theatre flop of the same title, The Swampbucklers Stunt Spectacular is the gold standard of theme park stunt entertainment. Now in its 34th fun-filled season, this 8 minute show packs punches, thrills, spills, pyrotechnics and all the reclaimed non-potable water you can catch in your overpriced poncho, into one action-packed fuckfest. 21 Days without an accident!

EPISODES: 4:3



The Gorsock Murder Tour

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DIAGNOSIS: Schizotypal Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: In 1973, a mysterious, gruesome, and still unsolved murder occurred in the mansion of Harley Gorsock, noted philanthropist and alleged inventor of the bicycle tire. Then again, in 1976, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990-1996, 1997, 2000, 2002 and probably in 2005, more mysterious, gruesome, and still unsolved murders occurred. The Gorsock Mansion, now inhabited by Miss Ursula Mädchen, has attracted unwanted notoriety as the top American tourist destination for people who would like to see a place where countless mysterious, gruesome, and still unsolved murders have occurred. The tours are not sanctioned by the city or state, nor are they allowed by law, as local and federal police are still searching for evidence. Closed Mondays.

EPISODES: 4:2

SUPEREGO LIVE: January 17, 2015 • Riot LA



Cardinal Volpe’s Audio Mass

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DIAGNOSIS: Histrionic Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Too busy to atone for your sins? No problem! With the convenience of Cardinal Volpe’s Audio Mass, you can give glory to God on the go. Praise his holy name while driving, while working out at the gym, or while sinning. Now available for Zune!

EPISODES: 4:2



The Jagged Stone Forest Rangers

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DIAGNOSIS: Dependent Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: The friendly forest rangers at Jagged Stone National Park are not friendly. They are barely forest rangers. Their training is minimal and their contact with other human beings is purposefully limited. If you are hoping that they’ll lead you to that path where you can hike up to Victory-Slice Point to watch the sunset, you might as well buy a nice picture postcard in the gift shop, send it to yourself COD, and hop back in your Nissan Fuckyou, greenhorn.

EPISODES: 4:2



The Boys of Cell Block C

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DIAGNOSIS: Borderline Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: La Follette Federal Penitentiary is one of the toughest and most dangerous maximum security prisons in the United States, and most certainly Canada so keep your head on a swivel, rook. But only the toughest of the roughest get sent to Cell Block C. These inmates are subject to harsh conditions, brutal over-crowding, and a strict 10pm ‘lights-out’ policy. Watch your back, fresh meat. There’s a sharpened toothbrush handle with your name on it. Literally. Caligraphy-Dan does them for a hobby. But still, snitches get stitches, moochers get sutures, and chiselers get Twizzlers (in exchange for cigarettes).

EPISODES: 4:1

SUPEREGO LIVE: January 17, 2015 • Riot LA / February 7, 2015 • SF Sketchfest



Pamela Mills Portrait Studios

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DIAGNOSIS: Schizoid Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: The Pamela Mills Photo Studio is a registered tornado shelter and photography studio for children, adults, and some olds. The team at Pamela Mills can provide photography for proms, weddings, funerals, funeral-weddings, birthdays, baptisms, Tuesdays with Morrie, and just about any occasion you can think up! Closed on Sundays and Wednesdays from 2:30-4 for floor-to-ceiling bleach-downs.

EPISODES: 4:1



The Whittwood Branch Public Library

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DIAGNOSIS: Antisocial Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: The Whittwood Branch Public Library is a fortress of knowledge, held hostage by tyrannical overlord/librarian Galen Tuolomne and his menagerie of homeless minions. They are sworn to protect Whittier’s ancient tomes and hallowed scrippage. Established, 1981.

SUPEREGO: BEHIND THE BONUS: SEASON 3: PART 2



Celebrity Singles

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DIAGNOSIS: Borderline Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Celebrity Singles debuted in 1959 and remained on the air for a non-record 4 months. In its brief run on channel 15 and a half, Celebrity Singles managed to pair up one couple. They broke up minutes after. In 1967, Host Scott Poundesssssst was found bludgeoned to death in a Howard Johnson’s luggage closet.

SUPEREGO LIVE: May 3, 2013 • UCB / January 25, 2014 • SF Sketchfest / September 27, 2014 • LA Podfest



Viv Evenssen

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DIAGNOSIS: Paranoid Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: Vivian Evenssen’s mind roams a vast tangential landscape. She can’t/won’t pay attention to anything and please never ask her to do two tasks at once, remember any information, or listen ever. Viv currently resides on America’s roadways.

EPISODES: 3:16



Nurse Edith Burningman

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DIAGNOSIS: Avoidant Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: With the gentle touch of a hobbyist health care provider, Nurse Edith Burningman helps students and faculty members through medical crises with the greatest of ease. As long as it can be treated with a bandage or a couple of dollars, Nurse Edith is your lady. She’s horrified at the sight of blood, withers at the very thought of a broken bone, and had to leave a screening of The Brave Little Toaster because it was too violent. Other than those and several other hang-ups and phobias, your children are in good, if trembling, hands with Nurse Edith Burningman.

EPISODES: 3:16



Brown B-Wing Squadron


DIAGNOSIS: Avoidant Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: After striking back, the Empire has rebuilt the Death Star! Kind of. But this time they have surrounded it with a spaceship-proof shield. A band of Rebels consisting of Mon Calamari, Sullustans, and other humanoid species with HORRID deformities unite together to wipe out Emperor Palpatine’s second pet project (third if you count his attempt to make the ‘living room tie together’). Listen in as these poor imbeciles hurdle themselves at a big metal ball like so many bugs to a zapper.

SEE ALSO:

Brown X-Wing Squadron
Brown Snowspeeder Squadron
Brown Resistance Squadron

EPISODES: 3:15



Don Pardo


DIAGNOSIS: Histrionic Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: A stalwart of voiceover, announcements, and liquid U’s, Don Pardo has been borderline shouting the names of funny people for 412 years.

EPISODES: 3:14



G.I. Joe


DIAGNOSIS: Borderline Personality Disorder

CASE HISTORY: When the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, FBI, CIA, ATF, Local Police, Army Reserves, and Boy Scout Troop 140 aren’t enough to stop the impending terror of COBRA, G.I. Joe is there. Now you know, and knowing is half the battle. The other half is experience. The other half after that is luck. And honest to God, the remaining other half is taking a bath with some candles once a week. Can you believe that? Anyway, yo Joe!

EPISODES: 3:14 / 3:17

SUPEREGO LIVE: May 3, 2013 • UCB / January 25, 2014 • SF Sketchfest / September 27, 2014 • LA Podfest

SUPERSHORT: G.I. Joe