Episode 86: Family AMIRITE?!?

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In this Episode:

Families can be full of drama! From getting a phone call that your grandmother assaulted someone at the nursing home, to hatching several unrealistic plans to run away from your parents, there is still that special something that keeps kin together. In this very special episode, we hear stories about forgetfulness, fights, and forgiveness. Plus Katharine’s (almost) 5 year old nephew joins us at the end to provide riveting commentary. He has a lot to say about lobsters.

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About the Guests:

Phoebe Assenza is a writer, a Content Director at Ellevest, and all around badass. Here she is with her awesome dog:

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Caroline Heller is my kickass sister and here she is with Christfan Christian:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Lithium” by Nirvana

“Just Like Heaven” by The Watson Twins

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 85: Rear, Window

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In this Episode:

Jillian knew at a young age that she was obsessed with spankings. When she finally found a person who shared her fetish, her eyes were opened up to a whole new world. Unfortunately, someone else was watching.

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About the Guest:

Jillian Keenan is a writer, journalist, and Shakespeare geek in New York City. Buy her first book, SEX WITH SHAKESPEARE, immediately. Here she is being awesome:

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Photo by Marion Ettlinger

 

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 84: Monsoon Season

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Thank you Brokelyn for naming us one of the 10 best podcasts in NYC!

In this Episode:

Andrea was hired by a human rights organization for a short job in India. The work was very fulfilling. She tells us what happened when the job became a little too fulfilling.

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About the Guest:

Andrea Lynch works as a consultant to social justice and human rights organizations in the United States and around the world. You can learn more about her work at www.aelynchconsulting.org. You can also sign up for her quarterly newsletter at the same link! Andrea lives in Brooklyn and her interests include cooking, birdwatching, vintage protest art, intersectional feminism, David Attenborough documentaries, and Lady Lyanna Mormont. Here she is looking goddamn adorable:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“El President” by Drugstore Featuring Thom Yorke

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 83: Building a Backbone

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Thank you Brokelyn for naming us one of the 10 best podcasts in NYC!

In this Episode:

High school is hard enough, but what do you do when a gym teacher threatens to expose a secret? Mary faced that challenge, and managed to fight it with a new found superpower. We then hear from Brandon who, on a whim, took a trip to Peru that had him facing some serious fears. Let’s just say he may or may have not eaten a rat.

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About the Guests:

Mary Iannone works at Breakthrough, a fantastic human rights organization. Here she is cheering on her favorite team and being totally awesome:

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Brandon Collins is a stand-up comedian, actor and producer. He is one half of the fantastic duo Comedy Outliers. Get tickets to Brandon’s 30th Birthday and listen to his incredible podcasts: Brandon Knows Nothing and Medium Popcorn! Here he is looking curious, yet all-knowing:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Happens All The Time” by Chris Powers

“Skies Split” by Electric Turn To Me

“Bittersweet” by Chris Powers

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 82: The Big Break(through)

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Thank you Brokelyn for naming us one of the 10 best podcasts in NYC!

In this Episode:

As someone who has spent most of her life fighting for the rights of others, Mallika Dutt has her share of stories. First, we hear about how she skillfully handled the “casting couch culture” during production of a music video about women’s rights. Then she talks about a recently unearthed traumatic childhood memory that helped her understand her own personal obstacles. Oh, and Mallika makes The Bartender cry when she explains how the power of storytelling can change the world.

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As promised, the JEB Bush “Please Clap” ringtone.  .

About the Guest:

Mallika Dutt is founder, president, and CEO of global human rights organization Breakthrough, whose mission is to “build a world in which violence against women and girls is unacceptable and all beings can thrive.” She is also studying energy healing and is one of the kindest, most intriguing people The Bartender has ever met. Check out her fantastic blog immediately. Here she is looking beautiful and inspiring, as you do:

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Watch the amazing music video she created:

 

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Every Day Is Like Sunday” by Morrissey

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 81: Trucker Tales

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Thank you Brokelyn for naming us one of the 10 best podcasts in NYC!

In this Episode:

Wali, a very safe driver, was recently hired by a trucking company. During his month on the road with a trainer, he learned a lot more than how to make wide turns. PLUS The Bartender has a “New Awesome Podcast” alert – check out The Podcast of Color!

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About the Guest:

Sulayman A-wali AKA Wali is the best. Here he is being awesome:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“You Said Something” by PJ Harvey

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 80: Superman

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Thank you Brokelyn for naming us one of the 10 best podcasts in NYC!

In this Episode:

When Marc was a teenager, his mother received a call that would change their lives. His father, a New York City policeman, was shot. Hear the touching story about how he learned about his dad’s superpower.

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About the Guest:

Marc L Abbott is a novelist, playwright, short film director and storyteller. His written works include A Gamble of Faith, The Hooky Party and The Dead Syndicate. His short horror film, Snap, was an official selection at this year’s Coney Island Film Festival. He is a Moth StorySlam and GrandSlam winner and has been a featured storyteller at Tell It: Brooklyn, The Dump, What Are You Afraid Of, Barbershop Stories and BadyHOUSE Storytelling Concert Series. He currently has a one man show out called Of Cats and Men: A Storytellers Journey which will be at Q.E.D. on March 31st. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he still calls the borough his home. Visit his website for more on his work and future appearances.

Here he is doing what he does best:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Skies Split” by Electric Turn To Me

“Tender” by Blur

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists