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Episode 27: The Extra Files

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In this Episode:

Corey talks about receiving communion in a church AND getting a Bar Mitzvah in a van, Libby introduces a new boyfriend to an eccentric family member, and the bartender herself tells the story about reuniting with her kindergarten sweetheart. PLUS, news about the Live Show/BIRTHDAY EXTRAVAGANZA on March 5th, a drink recipe, and listener shout outs!

Also, 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 Guests:

Corey Eisenstein is a cinematographer, director, writer and photographer based in Brooklyn.

Libby is Katharine’s friend, and a very lucky gal.

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.

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Safe from Harm” by Massive Attack

“Part of the Process” by Morcheeba

“A Rose is a Rose” by Poe

“Playground Love” by Air

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 26: Tough Crowd

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In this Episode:

Micah tells us about his most difficult heckler (and the life lesson in the bathroom that followed it), and Cecelia shares a short story about her experience with race relations during her time in the Dominican Republic. It involves her dog. PLUS, the first guest is announced for the live show/BIRTHDAY EXTRAVAGANZA on March 5th, and a new drink inspired by a friend! 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 Guests:

Micah Sherman is an actor, comedian, improviser and all around great guy. He is currently finishing up production on his feature length film, Like Me: A Documentary About Social Media. You can see him perform regularly at The PIT with his team The Baldwins, or in the awesome play Give The People What They Want on Jan. 31st. Like musical comedy? His CD is available here.

Cecelia Rembert is an amazing artist based in Brooklyn. Here is one of her pieces:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Head Full of Whispers” by Electric Turn to Me

“6’1″” by Liz Phair

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Episode 25: LIVE with Blair Koenig and Frank Conniff!

Listen to Episode 25: LIVE with Blair Koenig and Frank Conniff!

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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 Blair Koenig (STFU Parents) and Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theater 3000, Cinematic Titanic, Cartoon Dump, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell).

PLUS Katharine tells a story with the help of the Bitchy Waiter, we play “Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice” with Shawn T. Andrew, and an audience member joins us for the game, “Bar Talk”! And many thanks to our sponsor By Brooklyn!

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Want to watch AND listen? We have video of the whole thing here!

Photos courtesy of the amazing Tom Scola:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

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

Listen to 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