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Episode 23: LA Story/NY Story

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In this Episode:

The bartender just got back from Los Angeles and boy, does she have some stories to share. The first was recorded in LA where the lovely Danuta talks about how a certain restraining order came to be. And back in NY, the incredible Myka Fox tells a tale about a fun coincidence. PLUS, the first guest is announced for the live show on January 8th, listener shout outs, a plug for this awesome voiceover class and blog, and a new drink inspired by LA/Delta/Sky vodka! Like what you hear? Tip me!

About The Guests:

Danuta lives in LA with this beautiful puppy who as of press time still needs a name:

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Myka Fox is a comedian, actress and podcaster based in New York. Here is a clip of her being awesome:

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Drinking in LA” by Bran Van 3000

“I Will Survive” by Cake

“Fall To Pieces” by Chris Powers

“Happens All The Time” by Chris Powers

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 22: On The Road

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In this Episode:

Let’s travel! We first hear a story from Kieran, a British man who gets very familiar with the South Dakota penal system whilst on a road trip across America. Then Greg shares the tale of his car versus the biggest puddle in New Jersey (spoiler: the puddle wins). ALSO the bartender herself tells the story that made her famous at a friend’s wedding in Scotland. PLUS a very special round of Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice, news about the next live show, a shout out to the wonderful design site Homme Schooled, and how to make the best Hot Toddy! Like what you hear? Tip me!

About The Guests:

Kieran Kaye is a musician, producer, audio engineer and the co-host of The Actors Grind podcast. He also knows a lot about the Titanic. Here he is being adorable and talented singing a song he wrote:

Greg Drechsler works in finance and is a master at crunching numbers. He’s not so good at avoiding puddles.

Katharine Heller is the host of this podcast. She recorded the story you heard at The Dump, a weekly storytelling show at The Creek and the Cave and hosted by the amazing Jake Hart and Tim Warner. This is the castle that is the scene of the crime:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Take A Walk″ by Passion Pit

“Dirty Dream Number Two” by Belle and Sebastian

“Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People

“Satellite of Love” by Lou Reed

“Rapture” by Blondie

“Don’t Look Back in Anger” by Oasis

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 19: To Be Young

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In this Episode:

They say youth is wasted on the young, but how else can we have made those gutsy, irresponsible decisions that make us who we are today? In this episode we hear from three people who made some risky choices, and how they paid off. PLUS a new drink recipe, listener mail, and everyone’s favorite game Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice! Also, like what you hear? Tip me!

The Guests:

Danny Hatch is a comedian, podcaster and a member of the Keith and the Girl team. Here’s a clip of him being awesome in his podcast, That’s The Show With Danny:

Julie Ipcar is the owner of Last Exit Bar (where Katharine worked!), Hanks Saloon, and is one of the leading Twister champions of the Northeast. Here are Julie and Katharine recording this episode at the place where it all began:

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Angry Bob is a comedian who you may have seen on HBO’s Bored To Death, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, or talking politics on CNN & MSNBC and national radio. Here he is looking slightly perturbed:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“This Year” by The Mountain Goats

“In The New Year” by The Walkmen

“Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane

“Inonic” by Myq Kaplan and Micah Sherman

“La Belle et le Bad Boy” by MC Solaar

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Tell The Bartender Episode 15: Camp It Out

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In this Episode:

Camp Learn Stuff: Friends Emmy and Will share stories about a camp theater director who had some unorthodox ways of training his students. Plus, They play “Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice”!

The Mystery of the Button: Josh Cohen was rushed from camp to the ER in a very remote part of New Jersey because he swallowed a button. The doctor had an interesting way of treating him.

Liz’s Ark: While working at a camp in Texas, Liz Davenport was faced with a herculean task: save her campers from a major oncoming flood. She was asked to use a shovel.

Bummer Camp: Jesse Myerson just came back from a very difficult Summer camp session. He shares how he got past the lows to appreciate the highs.

PLUS listener shout outs, a drink recipe, a new “Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice” and news about the next  Tell The Bartender LIVE!

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Emmy Bean is a performer based in Chicago. Her friend Will Carlough is an incredible filmmaker. Together they are absolutely hilarious.

Josh Cohen is the co-creator of the Josh and Tamra show, and teaches puppetry master classes all over the country. He also has racy pictures of 20 year old Katharine somewhere due to a prank gone horribly wrong. But that’s another story.

Liz Davenport is an awesome Brooklynite who would probably still risk her life for a child, but maybe with assistance in the future.

Jesse Myerson is an activist, writer and total badass. Here he is doing a field piece for Citizen Radio:

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“A Duel Will Settle This” by Mates of State

“The Stars of Track and Field” by Belle and Sebastian

“The Only Living Boy in New York” by Simon & Garfunkel

“Shipbuilding” by Elvis Costello

“Just Like Heaven” by The Watson Twins

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

 

Tell The Bartender Episode 13: LIVE!

Listen to Episode 13: LIVE!

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In this Episode:

We did a full length live show at Union Hall and it was wonderful! Many thanks to our incredible guests Lizz Winstead (Co-Creator of the Daily Show, Activist, Awesome Person) and Michael Snow (CBS’s Survivor, also Awesome Person).

Tweet Heat: Lizz Winstead shares a story about the time she got into a bit of trouble on the Twitter machine, plus she shares a very special Minnesota story for the Macalester College alums in the house!

So Many Jeans:  Before Michael Snow knew he was gay, he tried to have sex with a woman. It didn’t go so well. And a short story about Survivor behind the scenes!

PLUS Katharine tells a story, we play “Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice” with a real life Matty Blake, and an audience member joins us for the new game, “Bar Talk”!

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Here’s some photos of the night courtesy of Tom Scola:

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Michael Snow showing off a signature move

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Tell the Bartender Episode 11: At Your Service

Listen to Episode 11: At Your Service

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In this Episode:

The Bitchy Waiter: The elusive Bitchy Waiter joins us to talk about one of the worst jobs he ever had, and it involves Linda Evans, Holly Hobby and a Porcelain Doll. You’ll see.

The Summer Of Dunkin:  Oleh Zaychenko shares a very special coming of age story that took place one Summer working at Dunkin Donuts.

Tell the Bartender is coming LIVE to a bar near you! Join us July 8th at 8:00pm at Union Hall in Brooklyn for a night of stories, drinks and games. With special guests LIZZ WINSTEAD (The Daily Show) and MICHAEL SNOW (Survivor) and an appearance by our own Matty Blake to play “Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice!” Tickets are $10 and available here.

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The Bitchy Waiter waits tables and writes about it, hysterically. He is also an actor and singer, but in order to keep his identity anonymous, I can’t link to his accomplishments. You should follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Here he is on Dr. Phil.

Oleh Zaychenko is a musician whose latest project, Bring Prudence, is amazing. You can follow on Twitter here. He is also a heck of a guy, a sweetheart, and a gentleman. Here he is jamming with American Idol’s Sanjaya.

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Lloyd I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken” by Camera Obscura

“You Never Even Called Me By My Name” by David Allan Coe, Doug Supernaw, Waylon Jennings, Charlie Pride and Merle Haggard

“Ain’t That A Kick In The Head” by Dean Martin

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists