220 episodes

From professional whiner and award-winning drunk Matt Bellassai comes Unhappy Hour, the podcast about everything we love to hate. Join Matt and his co-host Bari Finkel as they rant about all things political, personal and cultural. Because nothing brings people together like good complaining. Leave us a voicemail on our rant hotline at: (601) 600-RANT (7268). Support this pod and wear your unhappiness LOUD and PROUD by buying our merch at unhappyhourshop.com.

Unhappy Hour with Matt Bellassai Pineapple Street Studios

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 37 Ratings

From professional whiner and award-winning drunk Matt Bellassai comes Unhappy Hour, the podcast about everything we love to hate. Join Matt and his co-host Bari Finkel as they rant about all things political, personal and cultural. Because nothing brings people together like good complaining. Leave us a voicemail on our rant hotline at: (601) 600-RANT (7268). Support this pod and wear your unhappiness LOUD and PROUD by buying our merch at unhappyhourshop.com.

    We Wanna Hear Your Food Rants!

    We Wanna Hear Your Food Rants!

    We're having special guest complainers Rick Martinez and Carla Lalli Music of the podcast Borderline Salty on the show. So of course that means that we want to share your food rants with them! Call our Rant Hotline and let us know what foods, trends, kitchen utensils, or culinary traditions you hate! Call our Rant Hotline at 601-600-RANT. That’s 601-600-7268.
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    • 2 min
    Hot Rat Summer

    Hot Rat Summer

    Gators in Florida, New York rats, and diving deep into International Travel. For DBWP, Bari is highlighting Feed Buffalo, a Black-led organization that promotes food access in Buffalo, NY. They, along with Black Love Resists in the Rust, are making sure that the area affected by the white supremacist shooting at Tops Grocery store, is able to access healthy food. Follow the team: @MattBellassai, @FinkelBariPie, @UnhappyHourPod (on Twitter,) and @UnhappyHour (on Instagram).
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Quinta Brunson Cries About Cake (rebroadcast)

    Quinta Brunson Cries About Cake (rebroadcast)

    This week, we're going into the vaults and bringing you one of our favorite guest complainers interviews! In this episode, we're replaying the quintasseential quintuple threat: Quinta Brunson! We had her back on season 2, ranting to Matt about Disney, being Internet famous, and how she feels about cake that doesn't look like cake. We'll be back next week with a brand spankin new episode. You can follow the team: @MattBellassai, @FinkelBariPie, @UnhappyHourPod (on Twitter,) and @UnhappyHour (on Instagram).
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    • 28 min
    Jo Firestone's Got The Face of a Pirate Queen, But You Better Believe She's Got The Body of a Butterfly

    Jo Firestone's Got The Face of a Pirate Queen, But You Better Believe She's Got The Body of a Butterfly

    Matt is in Italy so for the next two weeks, we're going into the vaults and bringing you some of our favorite guest complainers interviews! This week, we've got one of our faves: it's comedian Jo Firestone! We had her back on season 3, reprimanding Matt about juicy grapes, and season 5, talking about alcohol is poison. You can follow the team: @MattBellassai, @FinkelBariPie, @UnhappyHourPod (on Twitter,) and @UnhappyHour (on Instagram) 
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    I Need A Shero (with Heben Nigatu)

    I Need A Shero (with Heben Nigatu)

    A stoned wedding, marrying your cat, and diving deep into our complaints with three-time guest complainer Heben Nigatu! She's got two live game shows at the Bell House in Brooklyn on May 15th and 19th, so get your tickets! For DBWP, Matt is highlighting the Banned Books Book Club, a monthly book club that will send banned books right to your door. Bari is caught up on Better Call Saul and watching Barry and Matt is watching Bridgerton. Follow the team: @MattBellassai, @FinkelBariPie, @UnhappyHourPod (on Twitter,) and @UnhappyHour (on Instagram) 
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    A Case of The Icks

    A Case of The Icks

    Watching the new Spiderman movie 292 times, inhaling at the dentist, and diving deep into Matt's Major Icks. For DBWP, Bari is highlighting The Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit dedicated to cannabis criminal justice reform. Matt is watching A Very English Scandal, and Bari is watching Season 2 of Russian Doll. Follow Unhappy Hour on the socials: @MattBellassai, @FinkelBariPie, @UnhappyHourPod (on Twitter,) and @UnhappyHour (on Instagram) 
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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

ZanyZayra ,

The best

Love Matt and Bari! Such a fun show and I look forward to every new episode, has me laughing the entire time

jonodell ,

Love It

So funny, great interviews. Would cut the deep dive. Matt is a great interviewer. Beri deserves a medal

smt_84 ,

Hilarious

Has me lol’ing on the street and on public transport like a lunatic, just how life should be.

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