Chris is a single dad, and hilarious comedian living with his Dad out in Staten Island loving crossing that bridge every day. His rollercoaster of a relationship and career is tragically hilarious. Tune in now!
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We are joined by one of Mara's ex co workers Anastasia Vitale. Anastasia is a young, sexy woman that is rough around the edges and is tired of little wimpy men in her life like Andrew. She tells us her story of a tough break up from a guy she met at a rave. Then she married an Irish co worker to help him stay in the country and for some reason that didn't work out either. It was a doozie of a story.
This week we have a great guest and comedian Sam Tripoli. Sam is a son of divorced parents. He talks about how you don't see things for the way they really are until later in life and how that can be a good thing. Long car rides with the family and seeing his mother not speak or look at his father for hours was a clue that maybe things weren't going that well. We also get into gold diggers and discuss the positives and negatives.
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We have on one of the best comedians in NYC. Nathan shares with us his story of being raised by a single mother and how he figured out his own path. Had a tough childhood but is still able to find humor in it. It was a great conversation.
Jeffrey is a very well dressed and funny stand up comedian and writer. Jeffrey shared with us his story of divorce and how his life changed but his love remained the same. Jeffrey has been around the NYC comedy scene for many years and it was incredible to hear his stories of writing for great comedians such as Rodney Dangerfield. Listen to hear how Jeffrey took to the nightlife of NYC but made sure to always be there for his kids.
Jeffrey website: www.comedymatterstv.com
Andrews Brother Sam is the featured guest...and it is such a window into Andrew's life. Divorce is a journey...tune in!
Two time married and two time DIVORCEE Aaron Mathias, screenwriter and actor from @fallingawakefilms (on Instagram) joins Mara and Andrew for an emotional rollercoaster of an episode. Aaron is a modern day renaissance man with a VERY romantic past. This episode has ALL THE FEELS, and Aaron is a very attractive man, so tune in!. Thank you for listening and sharing and being part of our family. We love you all!
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Lahna is a comedian that is at the very end of an ongoing divorce. She shared with us her story and talked about the fears of joining the single dating world. We talk about how divorce can be a great motivator to get in great shape and be ready for the next chapter in your life. We also had on Jack Comstock, who has a giant penis.
Kevin is an incredible stand up comic that has performed on The Letterman Show. Kevin shared with us his story of a Chicago kid raised by a badass mom while dad was hanging in NYC. Kevin is now happily married and it seems like its going well. Although we would love for them to get divorced so we can have a great follow up interview.
Greg is an amazing NYC stand up comic. Greg comes from a divorced family and his father actually pursued stand up but never made the big move to NYC. Greg took the leap and is currently in a 8 year relationship himself. We talk about managing a relationship while pursuing a passion that has little chance of financial rewards.
Jessica shares her wild story. From working at the strict CIA in Washington to becoming a NYC healer who believes crystals can cure diseases. This guest is the first guest that makes Mara seem normal. She's been through 2 divorces and still has such a positive attitude towards the future.
This episode we hear the tales of a 3 time divorcee and her boyfriend of 8 years is in the room to hear it firsthand. We listen to her journey from marrying young, to traveling the country and figuring out what SHE wants. A man that can help her move???
Today we are joined by Life coach and Divorcee Lindsey Buich, pronounced Boooooch. Lindsey shared with us her divorce story and how her tough experience lead her to wanting to help others. Lindsey opened up about infidelity, feeling trapped and losing confidence in herself. Lindsey is now a life coach specializing in helping divorcees to find their strength in themselves again.
Mike is a writer for the hit show Impractical Jokers. Mike shared with us his heart aching story about loving someone that doesn't feel the same way back. It was a story of rich vs poor and trying to be something you're not. But that low motivated him and now he's doing great following his dream in NYC.
Jessica Kirson is the BEST. SERIOUSLY, the best! She was most recently in the movie, The Comedian with Robert Deniro and is and INCREDIBLE stand up comedian. But a great comedian comes with a past. Sometimes it's hard to deal with real life. Jessica is a child of divorce and is divorced herself! Less than 1% of gay marriages divorce and she self made that stat! She struggles with balancing her life, as we all do and shares her story with us. From her first vagina, to her last!!
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Corinne Fisher, host of the killer podcast, Guys We Fucked, joins Mara and Andrew to talk about what she wants out of her relationships and life! She talks about how to give gifts to your partner, what some success steps would be to a fulfilling and meaningful marriage, when to call it quits and how accomplishments while in a relationship are more meaningful. Listen in now! It's a goodie...
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John got cheated on, not once but TWICE. And it was not with a random dating app hookup, BOTH his wives, left him for friends. Most people would move to an island and only have sex with coconuts, but not John. He learned from both experiences and has a great attitude towards the future. He's dating, is optimistic and has a better understanding of what he wants in a partner....someone that never hangs with his crew;) Tune in! It's a goodie!
Tom told an amazing story of risking it all, following his heart and realizing "whoops, I made a terrible mistake." Tom's childhood wasn't easy and when you grow up in Indiana getting married young is the norm. However, it's not always the right choice. Who knows it might lead you to becoming a comedian, buying a sex toy and moving to NYC.
Kareem Green Comedian and Divorcee joins Mara and Andrew. He definitely hasn't had it easy! Growing up in foster homes he has seen and experienced his share of hardship. He found his passion and happiness through comedy. It also led him to his first wife. NYC apartments are ROUGH on a relationship. Another cat may have been injured. We promise we aren't trying to make this a theme...Tune in now and hear the whole story!!
Meg is a a strong, independent woman, aka a badass! She is living proof that if it doesn't work the first time, DONT GIVE UP ON LIFE...her life reads much like a lifetime movie with divorce, death, romance, but far less bathroom breaks;)
Casey James Salengo, from TBS's Just For Laughs and The Good, The Dad and the Ugly podcast joins Mara and Andrew to talk about how his life has unfolded like the worst kind of country song. His daddy was in jail, momma was a booze hound and Casey was a hairless chubby kid that was just trying to get by. He will be the first to tell you he is dirty white trash. After his parents divorce, his mother was always trying to find a father figure for him and his siblings and still is...tune in to hear more...this is a goodie
Rosebud Baker, accomplished writer and incredible comedian, shares her parent's story of divorce, loss of a family member and more... Her parents had hippie love with unforeseen pressures that caused them to go their separate ways. The loss of her parent's union and her sister led Rosebud to spiral with addictions. She has overcome and now lives with her boyfriend that she doesn't throw pans at...yet! Now go grab a Canada Dry and tune in!!!!!!
AAAAAAHHHHH Before we get to the meat of this episode, Lauren Kubera, crashes the episode up top to discuss how she almost died by dick. Maybe one of the most epic period stories of all time!
A little pause in the action and Andrew gets a LITTLE TOO COMFORTABLE before we welcome one of our favorite comedians into the Sound Lounge studios...NICK GRIFFIN!!
Nick is such an accomplished and hilarious comedian, and he's done it all...with asthma! He shares his own personal divorce story and its a goodie!!! Thanks for tuning in per the usual:)))
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