Comics + real people tell true drinking stories
There’s No Google on a Chain Gang
Stories of almost dying while drunk. Sean explains why the podcast took a week off, due to a busy schedule and Chicago traffic. How close he came to death when first drinking as a teenager. Todd Masey, a comic and bartender, talks about the first time he drank and a terrible mistake made with a beer bong in which he probably should have died.… more
Looking For A Hand Job in All The Wrong Places
It’s Valentine’s Day- stories of romance while drunk. Sean talks about when his wife discovered he was a drunk. A listener shares a story about a rip-roaring first date, where both people got fall-down drunk. They are now married with kids.… more
Booze is Thicker than Water
Stories of mom and dad getting drunk. Sean talks about not realizing that his family drank more until he was an adult and started going to other people’s weddings. A few people at Chicago bars tell Sean stories on how their dad drove them to vacations after drinking back in the 1960s, and how a dart tournament was rescued by an intrepid son.… more
Slammable What Caves?- Drunk Internet Purchases
Stories of people buying stupid things online, drunk. Sean talks about a terrible domain name he registered while drinking with a freshly divorced Mike Burns (Comedy Central’s Dad Boner), which he forgot about the next day but it kept ruining his life every 3 years.… more
A Cautionary Tale on Horse Necks
Stories that show how necessary cops are to the drinking ecosystem. Sean talks about how cold it is in Chicago and what alcohols can freeze in this weather. Also details how the CTA has been struggling with the weather. Jonah Jurkins talks about needing a cop after running into a very drunk, very confused drunk.… more
Achieving Gratification- a Christmas podcast
Recorded the day after Christmas. Sean talks about how the holidays have been without a cell phone- how different drinking was when you couldn’t reach anyone, which is how he has been spending nights. Sean has been drinking hard over the holidays and talks about some of those incidents and how the bars are lucky he doesn’t yelp with some of the misunderstandings (though each one is his fault).… more
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I left my heart in Chicago!
Great podcast, even better live show! Download this and then get I Chicago.
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Fun from start to finish
I'm not a huge podcast person, but I stumbled across this podcast today and am converted. A variety of funny drinking stories and great pacing make the Blackout Diaries podcast a blast. It ends leaving you wanting more. Can't wait for the next one!