Monthly Archives: March 2014

Episode 31: A 9/11 Story

Listen to Episode 31: A 9/11 Story

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In this Episode:

Mark Duffy worked in the World Trade Center for 20 years until September 11th, 2001. His son Chris was in school, just a few miles away. The two talk about that day and how they finally found their way home.

PLUS, a new drink inspired by and named after Blair Koenig from STFU Parents and listener shout outs! Like what you hear? Tip me! Or give the show 5 stars!

Chris Duffy is the host of You’re The Expert, an awesome show. Mark Duffy is retired and is a master hiker. He plans to climb to the highest peak in all 50 states.

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Chris Duffy and his dad Mark

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Happens All The Time” by Chris Powers

“Pink Moon” by Nick Drake

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

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Episode 30: LIVE with Janeane Garofalo and Chris Morris!

Listen to Episode 30: LIVE with Janeane Garofalo and Chris Morris!

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In this Episode:

Recorded at Union Hall in Brooklyn, the Bartender talks to Janeane Garofalo about comedy, the Puppy Bowl and her new show idea, and the talented Chris Morris shares a very personal story. PLUS we play Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice with Dan Schachner!

Watch a clip here:

Full episode here:

Pictures, courtesy of Tom Scola:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 29: SHORT! A Funny Thing Happened

Listen to Episode 29: SHORT! A Funny Thing Happened

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In this Episode:

Jen Collier is a comedian in London. Last week, she received this email about a gig:

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She tweeted it to her 600 followers and soon it went viral. 6,028 (and counting) retweets later, Jen joins the bartender to talk about her sudden online fame, being a woman in comedy, and what it feels like to have Sarah Silverman on your side.

Jen Collier can be found on her website and Twitter. This is Jen rocking out onstage while still being female:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 28: The Conspiracy of Silence

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In this Episode:

Mike Blejer was 11 years old when his au pair started sexually abusing him. After we hear his story, he talks about how common sexual assault is and why survivors are often hesitant to talk about it. The Bartender then shares her own experience with this topic, and why she hasn’t publicly addressed it until recently.

PLUS, news about the second guest for the the Live Show/BIRTHDAY EXTRAVAGANZA  with Janeane Garofalo on March 5th, and listener shout outs! ALSO a great article about the show by Eliza Berman can be found in The Billfold this week!

Like what you hear? Tip me! Or give the show 5 stars! And you can get your tix to the live show here!

About the Guest:

Mike Blejer is an awesome comedian, actor, musician and person based in New York City. His podcast is Malignant Brain Humor and it’s amazing. Here he is working the “smeyes” in a recent photo:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Dry the Rain” by The Beta Band

“End of a Century” by Blur

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists