Tell The Bartender - A Storytelling Podcast (general)

In this Episode:

Sometimes things in life don't always go according to plan. Like, let's say you spend two months planning a live version of your podcast with some celebrity guests, and it goes great, but there is a technical issue and it didn't record. You know, like that. Well, sadly, the last live show will live on only in the memories of those who were there BUT we have pictures below of the event, and it inspired this episode.

Nature, Nurture: When she started a family with her husband, Micaela Walker wanted things to be as natural as possible. Nature had a different idea. Hear the incredible story about what she learned from her daughter, Lula.

Welcome To New York: Maria Carreon was brought to New York City by some unusual circumstances. Things didn't go so well.

PLUS a special five minute recap of the LIVE SHOW told to us by audience member and comedian Myq Kaplan (it's a re-Kap-lan!) ALSO listener shout outs,  a new drink recipe, and music from listener NazT N8!

Direct download: Micaela3.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:04pm EST

In this Episode:

Searching For Lucky Cole: 13 years ago Corey Eisenstein did a project for college and it changed his life. Meet the man behind it.

PLUS an update about a past guest, listener shout outs,  and a new drink recipe!

Direct download: LuckyCFINAL.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26pm EST

Episode 15: Camp It Out

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!

Direct download: Camp3.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:08pm EST

In this episode, we hear a story from Myq Kaplan about this one time he did this one drug, and Lindsey Carter shares with us what happens when you do more than one drug. PLUS listener shout outs, a drink recipe, and some fun news about musician Ted Leo, who is the inspiration for the title of this podcast.

Direct download: Myq2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

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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"!

Direct download: TTBL23.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:02pm EST

In this episode, we talk with two transgendered people. Lauren Hennessy identifies as a male in a female body who explains why he is not transitioning. Jack Katz explains how and why he is. PLUS shout outs to Katharine's biggest tippers and a new drink recipe!

Direct download: LaurenH23.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:04pm EST

In this episode, The Bitchy Waiter joins us to talk about one of the worst jobs he ever had. Then Oleh Zaychenko shares a very special coming of age story that took place one Summer working at Dunkin Donuts. PLUS we play "Craigslist Ad or Casting Notice" with you, the audience!

Direct download: Khttb4.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:20pm EST

In This Episode:

The Best Ex: Keith and Chemda, hosts of the popular comedy podcast Keith and the Girl, tell the story of their break up, which was complicated by the fact that they had just written a book about relationships and had already signed a contract for their publisher agreeing not to break up for a year.

Be The Cat: Mitchell Bisschop never thought seriously about religion until he dated a Scientologist. Then he made a dramatic leap of faith. 

PLUS new music from Jackie Brubaker, two big announcements, limericks for listeners, and Katharine accidentally gets audio of her neighbors having loud sex while recording an intro.

Direct download: KATGandM2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:24am EST

In This Episode:

Last Days: Stephanie D’Abruzzo has an interesting history with last days on the job. She shares with us two short stories about her last day at the Broadway show Avenue Q, and her last day working at a Burger King in college.

The Preponderant Shaft Project: In 2008 a group of friends took an inside joke on an email thread a little too far. In Katharine’s first ever field piece, we hear from Ed Winnick, Chris Powers, Michael Boyd, Jon Quinn and Brett Gustafson about what inspired them to create a full length album worth of songs in a few weeks... over a private email conversation inspired by a spam message. For the first time, we hear the fruits of their creative labor.

Direct download: StephanieandPSP23.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:20am EST

Episode 8: Oops

In This Episode:

Horse Power: A few years ago Micaela Walker's car got hit by a reckless teenage driver. Since this took place in Amish Country, it also happens that the teenager was speeding in a horse and buggy.

The Time Of Your Life: Steve Reynolds tells us about one night with Green Day, his blood, and Winona Ryder.

Oopsie Baby: When Mike Rose's wife went into labor, he assumed the midwife would get to their home before the baby did. He was wrong.

Direct download: OopsFinalFinal2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:01pm EST