Episode 114: Smoking Hot Love, And The Love Of Smoking

Episode 114: Smoking Hot Love, And The Love Of Smoking

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In this Episode: 

Rod and Karen met in elementary school, have been together since they were 16 and married in 2002. They talk about their teenage courtship, and Rod has a story about something serious that happened at his high school. (CN: Discussion of sexual assault). Then The Bartender talks with Ash, whose relatives go back generations in the cigar business. She talks about her family, and then gives a masterclass in all things cigars.

About The Guests:

Guests 1:

Rod and Karen Morrow are co-hosts of the wildly popular podcast, The Black Guy Who Tips with over 2,400 episodes. The show has been mentioned in The Huffington PostThe Daily BeastThe Washington PostThe New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesBloomberg.comVox.comBET.com, and  written about on Ebony.com, to name a few. They are hilarious and The Bartender is in love with them. Here’s a picture of them being gosh-darn adorable:

Karen on the day Rod proposed:

Guest 2:

Ash Ott is the brilliant host of the amazing podcast, Ashes with Ash, all about cigars and interesting people. She’s a certified tobacconist, an overall rockstar, and you definitely want to follow her Instagram. This is the episode she talked about featuring her dad and grandfather telling the family history! Her she is looking smoking hot:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Islands in the Stream” by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers

“Speed” by Bran Van 3000

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists