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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:


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 21: The Military, Sexual Identity, and Pee

Listen to Episode 21: The Military, Sexual Identity, and Pee

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In this Episode:

Let’s talk about relationships. We hear from Katharine’s upstairs neighbor Niabi who found out the hard way why dating a person outside your age range can have some unforeseen consequences. It involves pee. Then Jamie shares his experience about growing up on a military base, and also what it’s like to date as a transsexual man. PLUS an announcement about Katharine recording in LA, some listener shout-outs and great music! Also, like what you hear? Tip me!

Katharine in the Hot Seat! As promised, here are the links to the podcasts Katharine is a guest on this week:

That’s the Show With Danny

My Name is Keith (episode to be released this week)

Myka Fox & Friends (episode to be released this week)


About The Guests:

Niabi is a producer, musician and all around wonderful person. Here she is guest starring in a web series with Katharine:

Jamie volunteers with the production team at the Chris Gethard Show, is a karaoke aficionado and a superb individual.


Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“The Crane Wife 3” by The Decemberists

“Not From London” by Petula 62

“Coffee and TV” by Blur

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

Tell The Bartender Episode 18: Tales of Engagement

Listen to Episode 18: Tales of Engagement

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In this Episode:

Marriage – it’s all the rage! But how exactly does one pop the question? We hear four touching, funny and surprising stories from people who wanted to make their engagements as special as possible. PLUS a special listener shout out,  the drink of the week, and a message to musician Ted Leo! Also, like what you hear? Tip me!

Many thanks to Dean Mayes for writing this wonderful piece about the show.

The Guests:

Karen Finerman is the CEO of a hedge fund in New York City, and a regular panelist on CNBC’s Fast Money. Check out her book, Finerman’s Rules: Secrets I’d Only Tell My Daughters About Business and Life. Fun fact: besides juggling a career, two jobs and four children, Karen can actually juggle objects.


Karen, looking radiant

Susie Loeffler is a singer, teacher and great friend. Her story is the first to be recorded LIVE at the prestigious Acme Comedy Company in Minneapolis, MN (at the bar on Katharine’s phone).


Katharine, Susie and Dan 

Dave T. Koenig is an actor/writer/director and overall great guy. His face has even been on a plane. Yes, a plane (for a commercial, but still).

daveThe plane! The plane!

Zach Mattheus is a brilliant art director and Jess Mattheus is a wonderful caterer. Katharine wants to hang out at their house forever. Here they are in their kitchen during the recording, looking so adorable.


Zach and Jess

And as promised, a special song for Ted Leo from Katharine and the Puppy Bowl referee Dan Schachner.

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Let’s Fall in Love” by Frank Sinatra

“Side of Me” by Petula 62

“Jackson” by Johnny Cash

“Perfect Day” by Lou Reed

“What Do I Get” by Buzzcocks

“Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists