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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

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Episode 79: Finding Your Voice

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

In this Episode:

The Bartender was recently approached by a band of Gypsies. Yes, a rock band of brothers who are Gypsies. In this very special episode, we hear about what it was like growing up, what it means to be a Gypsy, and how their band, The MXT, came to be. And then one of the brothers makes The Bartender cry with a moving and inspirational story. Hide your babies… KIDDING! They don’t steal babies. But gather your hankies.

Then, The Bartender shares a short story about her encounter with a shitstain of a human garbage monster right before the interview.

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About the Guests:

The MXT is an upcoming Alternative Pop Rock band that is trending around the New York music scene. They’ve developed a notorious reputation on stage as well as off the stage. With a thrive for success and a passion for music that cannot be satisfied, the band’s goal is to innovate music. They’ve received massive amounts of praise for their skillful songwriting, intense guitar playing, energizing beats and amazingly powerful vocals. No one comes close.

The MXT consist of members:

Frank Bohr (Lead vocalist)
Joseph Frank (Guitarist/songwriter and keyboardist)
Ricky Frank (Bassist/Songwriter and band leader)
Joshua Frank (Drummer/percussionist)

Here they are looking sexy AF:

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Episode 64: Well That Was Awkward

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In this Episode:

We hear three stories about some very awkward moments. One of them involves Arianna Huffington, another involves peach schnapps and the cops, and the last involves karaoke, because of course. Also, The Bartender is going on tour with the comedy podcast Keith and The Girl in October! See show dates here (more TBA). Like the show? Tip The Bartender! Or give it 5 stars!

About the Guests:

Allison Kilkenny is an independent journalist and the co-host of the awesome political podcast, Citizen Radio. She also co-wrote a book, “Newsfail“, and is a badass on Twitter.

Heath Brandon is an incredible actor and voiceover artist, and hates Peach Schnapps.

Shawn T. Andrew is also an actor and voiceover artist. But more important, he has two parakeets:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Wake Up” by Arcade Fire

“Ever Had A Little Faith?” by Belle and Sebastian

“Cum On Feel The Noize” by Bran Van 3000

“You Said Something” by PJ Harvey

“Hit Me Baby One More Time” by Dweezil Zappa

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 63: Pranks Gone Wild

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In this Episode:

Jim educates us about “Devil’s Night” (the night before Halloween), and how a prank he played on a neighbor went terribly, terribly wrong. Then things got worse.

And The Bartender recalls the time a joke she made got taken a little too seriously. It involves playing in a punk band called “Bitch Chicks On The Rag”.

PLUS a listener shout out! Like the show? Tip The Bartender! Or give it 5 stars!

About the Guests:

Jim Conroy is an actor and voiceover artist based in New York. Click here to get his recent appearance on the comedy podcast Keith and The Girl! And here’s a video of Jim doing one of the many things that he does best:

Katharine Heller is the host of this show, Tell The Bartender, and The Struggle Bus. Here she is doing a recent narration for the Animal Planet show, Mauled:

 

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“As (Seasons)” by Har Mar Superstar

“Better Be Home Soon” by Crowded House

“Tiny Dancer” by Elton John

“Two Weeks” by Grizzly Bear

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 61: Inspired

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In this Episode:

In a world where it’s easy to lose faith in humanity, The Bartender sits down with two people who are making big changes with small actions to help others, and themselves. Like the show? Tip The Bartender! Or give it 5 stars!

About the Guests:

Emily Tuckman is an actor, producer, and all around badass. You need to check out her web series Ambience, written by Mackenzie McBride. Here she is looking just adorable:

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Erica Palgon is a casting director in NYC. She runs a successful casting company Erica Palgon Casting & Beyond, casting for film, commercials, theater and webseries. Erica loves comedy, directing, creative writing and all things pop culture! Her favorite inspiring words to live by: Face the fear and do it anyway. She is very excited as she continues to put these words into action. Follow Opposite Erica on her inspiring journey. Look for her posts in the next few months, as she confidently takes on one of her long time goals of participating in the show Mortified, where she will read from her most embarrassing childhood journals and letters! Here she is being totally awesome/gorgeous/inspiring, as usual:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” by Nancy Sinatra

“Another Sunny Day” by Belle and Sebastian

“Roar” by Katy Perry

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 60: Odd Jobs

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In this Episode:

Survival jobs – that thing you do while pursuing the other thing you do that doesn’t pay all the bills yet. Here are stories from unique individuals who have been there and done that. We hear from a kids soccer referee, a personal assistant, a UPS employee and a bartender from a “Coyote Ugly” type establishment. PLUS listener shout outs! Like the show? Tip The Bartender! Or give it 5 stars!

About the Guests:

Claire is an actor/singer/awesome person who will likely never coach kids soccer again.

Anna is a professional organizer and runs the very successful company Sorted By Anna!

Zene is an actor/comedian. You can hear his voice on many commercials and see him perform regularly with the comedy group Grape Dutches of York. Here he is at his night job:

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Betsy is a designer and owner of Affordable Interior Design, a NYC based design firm. She is also the host of the incredible podcast, Big Design, Small Budget. You can hear an episode with her AND Anna here! Here she is looking like a boss:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“What Do I Get” by Buzzcocks

“Anything, Anything (I’ll Give You)” by Dramarama

“Act Naturally” by Buck Owens

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 58: Subway Subculture

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In this Episode:

Genevieve found a purse on a train and hoped to return it to the owner. What she didn’t expect was to become deeply entwined with the subjects of its contents. You can read more stories about magic on the NYC subway at her awesome blog, Subway Subculture.

PLUS listener shout outs! Like the show? Tip The Bartender! Or give it 5 stars!

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Come Together” by Primal Scream

“The Drugs Don’t Work” by The Verve

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists