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Episode 94: Your Birth Day

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In this Episode: 

When Annie was training as a birth doula, she had very strong emotional reactions to some births, which made her look into her own. She talks with The Bartender about how the way we come into this world matters.

Oh, and she also tells a story about the time she, for her job, mediated a fight between roommates over a thermostat.

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About the Guest:

Annie Levin is an attorney and birth doula living in Brooklyn, NY. She currently serves as a curator for The Emergence Network, a collective that poses the question, “What if the way we respond to crisis is part of the crisis?” and seeks to create spaces to explore various forms of activism and engagement.  She also hosts Precipice, a bi-monthly radio show that invites open conversation about the troubles of our times. A nature lover making it work in the big city, Annie can often be found hanging with the ducks in Prospect Park, or down at Coney Island swimming in the Atlantic Ocean.

Here she is, glowing, loving, being awesome:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“La belle et le bad boy” by MC Solaar

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

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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