Wayne High School grad Meg Stalter is a member of the “National Lampoon Radio Hour” podcast. She is now based in New York.
Photo: Screen grab/ National Lampoon Radio Hour promo
Photo: Screen grab/ National Lampoon Radio Hour promo

Wayne High School grad on landing ‘National Lampoon Radio Hour’ podcast and being booted from Dayton improv class 

Raised in Dayton, comedian Megan Stalter says she lives in a sitcom. 

Megan Stalter is not a nurse.

This is “probably” a good thing given she doesn’t like the sight of blood and a series of chiropractor videos gave her wicked nightmares. 

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The proud Daytonian, a Wayne High graduate, told “What Had Happened Was” host Amelia Robinson how she studied everything from nursing to teaching before deciding to pursue her real dream: comedy.

Megan, a “National Lampoon Radio Hour” podcast contributor, wants to do it all.

Others comedians on the sketch comedy podcast include Cole Escola, Jo Firestone,  Brett Davis, Alex English, Maeve Higgins and guest stars Rachel Dratch, Amy Sedaris, Chris Gethard, Julie Klausner and Jordan Klepper.

Megan and Amelia talk about Pee-Wee Herman, Megan basically being ejected from a Dayton improv class, the woes of the Interwebs and why Megan says she lives in a sitcom.

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ABOUT THE PODCAST

Wayne High School grad Meg Stalter is a member of the “National Lampoon Radio Hour” podcast. She is now based in New York.
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What Had Happened Was” is a podcast for Dayton, powered by Dayton.com and recorded in the WHIO Radio studios. You won't believe the stories that come from right here. Host Amelia Robinson shares the best tales from the Gem City, Land of Funk and Birthplace of Aviation: Dayton, Ohio. 

This podcast is brought to you by Cox Digital Marketing and is sponsored by Premier Health. 

>> “What Had Happened Was...” podcast finalist for prestigious Marconi award

WHERE TO LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE 

Listen to each show below or get the latest episodes delivered directly to you. Find the What Had Happened Was podcast and subscribe on Apple Podcast (iTunes)Google PlayStitcher and other services. If you like what you hear, rate this podcast. 

CATCH UP ON PAST EPISODES

EPISODE 50

This is my home, these are my people.’ Cloudy with a Chance of What Happened podcast with McCall Vrydaghs & Kirstie Zontini

EPISODE 49

Struggle, survival and strength 1 : Dayton shares stories from year of terror

EPISODE 48

Struggle, survival and strength 2 : Dayton shares stories from year of terror

EPISODE 47

Reporter Cornelius Frolik on the Dayton garage killings  

EPISODE 46

Dion Green on pain, grief and fighting through darkness after Dayton mass shooting and tornadoes

BONUS EPISODE

EPISODE 45

Delusion, Delight and Drag: A deep dive into Ms. Demure’s mind

EPISODE 44

Tales of old-school murder in Dayton

EPISODE 43

Dayton’s ‘other Dave’ is behind the over-the-top pickup truck in the Oregon District

EPISODE 42

His only child was killed during the Dayton mass shooting. Now Mike Turner wants everyone to hug.

EPISODE 41 

'One hell of a summer': Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley on Dave Chappelle, the mass shooting and the tornadoes

EPISODE 40

The story behind ‘American Factory’ with Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar

EPISODE 39

Live on the scene of Dayton’s mass shooting, reporters and witnesses recall what they saw and did

EPISODE 38

A funk in the freezer:’ We catch up with Keith Harrison of Faze-O, Dazz Band and Heatwave fame

EPISODE 37

Barrel House’s Sara and Gus Stathes’ beer-tastic adventure with kids, ferrets and Wu-Tang

EPISODE 36 

“Almost civilized to barbaric,” Roger “Dean” Gillispie on 20 years in prison for rapes and kidnappings he did not commit

EPISODE 35 

‘All hell broke loose:' McCall Vrydaghs on tracking 15 Dayton area tornadoes

EPISODE 34 

Podcast: Meet Dayton Geek King Josh Lumpkin

EPISODE 33

Karen Korn and Audra Sparks start a weed school 

EPISODE 32

Rob Lowe on growing up in Dayton: “It was an amazing time.”

EPISODE 31

RuPaul’s Drag Race star Nina West on making faces and taking a stand in a town with zero cows

EPISODE 30 

 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine wooed this woman with Whitman's chocolates when they were 12... and it worked

EPISODE 29

BATHTUB KILLER: A dead bride, a bathtub and justice that may not be blind

EPISODE 28 

Amaya Sexton: ‘I am very comfortable with who I am because I know who I am’

EPISODE 27

Laura Bischoff on the faults, foibles and facts of Ohio politics

 

EPISODE 26

Best of Dayton Revealed!

 

EPISODE 25 

 Who does Amelia Robinson think she is?

 

EPISODE 24

New podcast takes on cold-blooded murders in Pike County

 

EPISODE 23

  ‘Anyone can kill’: Dayton detective Doyle Burke talks Jolynn Ritchie, the microwave baby killer and axe murders 

 

EPISODE 22 

Heather Salazar imagined dying in front of her kids

 

EPISODE 21

Zapp band’s Terry and Lester Troutman can still make you dance

 

Episode 20

Broadway star Alice Ripley proves she is anything but ‘normal’ 

 

Episode 19: 

Cat daddy, TV host, all-around do-gooder nerd Rodney Veal 

Episode 18:

Bill Castro on squid, horses and how his family has served Dayton the world on a plate for 40 years

 

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