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!

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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:

Mike 1-1

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

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