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Episode 105: Pizza and Photos and Vampires (oh my)

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In this Episode: 

Callie and her boyfriend were offered to take free professional couples photos, but they broke up the day before the shoot. So when life gave her lemons, she made pizza.

Then T joins The Bartender to talk about acting, their temporary stint as a Jehovah’s Witness, and… vampires.

About The Guests:

Callie Jane Farnsworth is a Brooklyn based theatre director who travels to Manhattan when required. She is currently directing The Misadventures of Clown Zer0, a new musical podcast created by Nicole Hill and written by Connor Sampson. Clown Zer0 is a “ponderous, misfit clown’s wacky journey to self-discovery, self- love, and self-actualization”. To be released this spring! Callie should have a website, but for now you can check out what she’s doing on Instagram @originalamericantreat.

Here she is looking fly af:

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And here are the photos from her couples shoot with pizza, and the other photo shoot with pizza:

Couples pics: Femme Yellow Photography

Pizza Pics: Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly

T.L. Thompson is a Brooklyn based performer and a member of the NY Neo-Futurists, and just finished their Broadway Debut in Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee. T can be heard as The Bishop in episode 3 of the podcast Adventures in New America, and co-stars in the newly released short film Flu$h alongside Heather Ács. You can soon catch T in Nervous/System as part of the New Wave Festival at BAM. T runs Tuff Chicks Painting, a women owned painting company in NYC.

Here is T looking fine, as usual:

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And here’s T with some other actors backstage on Broadway in Straight White Men:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Your Woman” by White Town

“The Last of the Famous International Playboys” by Morrissey

“Oceanside” by The Decemberists

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

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Episode 104: For The Record (Store)

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In this Episode: 

When he was in his early 20’s, David soon realized that being a writer in LA was a lot harder than he thought. But everything changed one day when he walked into a vintage record store.

CN: this conversation has talk of depression and suicidal ideation

About The Guest:

David Nadelberg is a writer, producer, host, and all around a lovely person. He is the creator of Mortified, a storytelling show where people share embarrassing letters, notes and poems things they wrote as kids. His six episode docuseries, The Mortified Guide, is now available on Netflix. Here he is doing a TED Talk AS YOU DO:

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AWESOME HEADPHONES ALERT!

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Want 15% off these rad headphones? Go to the Sudio Sweden store and use the promo code: BARTENDER at checkout.

Katharine is pretty jazzed about the Vasa BLÅ – Rose Gold White ones (on the left), and not just because they have a ring above the “A”. But maybe a little bit. But they’re also pretty great.

 

 

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“The Width of a Circle” by David Bowie

“Heroes” by David Bowie

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

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In this Episode: 

Nessa Norich, awesome person and fellow New York Neo-Futurist, joins The Bartender to talk about ancestral trauma, how to move forward when there’s a familial elephant in the room, and smashing the f@#k out of patriarchy. Then she sings a beautiful song she wrote.

About The Guests:

Nessa Norich is a Brooklyn-based event producer and theater artist devoted to the creation of innovative and challenging new forms of theater.

Her work spans styles and mediums, including non-fiction, classical adaptations, political satire, documentary theater and immersive live events –including the international sober morning rave sensation, Morning Gloryville NYC.

Here is Nessa looking amazing af:

 

Check out Nessa and Katharine in Smash The Patriarchy this weekend with the New York Neo-FuturistsTix here.

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Like the show? Tip The Bartender! Or give it 5 stars!

AWESOME HEADPHONES ALERT!

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Want 15% off these rad headphones? Go to the Sudio Sweden store and use the promo code: THEBARTENDER at checkout.

Katharine is pretty jazzed about the Vasa BLÅ – Rose Gold White ones (on the left), and not just because they have a ring above the “A”. But maybe a little bit. But they’re also pretty great.

 

Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Deceptacon” by Le Tigre

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

 

Episode 97: The Healthcare Prison Industrial Complex

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In this Episode: 

Maggie’s brother, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, ended up in solitary confinement while in jail after an incident at his group home. She opens up about the complicated and flawed legal system in America, and how it often fails people with special needs. Then The Bartender shares some thoughts about Charlottesville, allyship, and the importance of listening and learning. PLUS a listener shout-out, and a sneak peak into next month’s episode.

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About the Guest:

Maggie Shaw is a classically trained chef and social justice entrepreneur. She has been researching and working to enhance and apply traditional therapeutic methods to cooking as a non-traditional technique to mitigate symptoms of mood disorders such as depression and anxiety. Maggie has researched this concept through volunteering with young adults with severe Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as most recently working as a therapeutic chef and community organizer at a community based program for adults with severe mental illness. Maggie’s business reinvents the kitchen using the practices of Behavioral Activation and mindfulness to create an environment that helps people work through their symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression. Contact her here, check out her website for her business Cognitive Kitchen, and follow her on Twitter and Facebook! Here she is looking professional and rad, and also a picture of her with pink hair like a goddamn boss hanging out with Katharine:

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Music Credits:

“Setting Sun” by Chris Powers

“Deceptacon” by Le Tigre

“Such Great Heights” by Iron & Wine

“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists