Comedians Sarah Halstead and RIch Chassler talk with a diverse lineup of creatives about their life's journey, passions, and what may lead them to drink during business hours.
Episode 74: Erica Rhodes
On this episode, Sarah and Rich welcome comedian Erica Rhodes back to into the cellar for an absolutely fabulous bottle of white Sicilian wine and some hilarious conversation. Go behind the curtain and find out what it means when a comedian says, "good set," get the scoop on which celebrity Erica had an interesting scene with during the filming of a little-known horror movie and get real as Erica shares some of her own story in dealing with the anxieties of show business. It is top to bottom an instant classic episode of Drinking During Business Hours, with a top-notch comedian, so pour a drink, and bottoms up! Cheers!
Episode 73: Save the Dates
On this episode, Sarah and Rich share a glass while chatting about how damn expensive attending an out-of-state wedding can be, while grabbing some stamps and shipping out the save-the-dates for their own wedding. Also, get your detective hats on, because Sarah and Rich also investigate how two versions of the exact same set can elicit two very different crowd reactions! Cheers!
Today's Beverage: AUM Cellars
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Episode 72: Wayne Federman
Sarah and Rich welcome comedian/writer/actor/producer Wayne Federman to the cellar for a deep conversation about everything from the science of decanting to Stella Adler, and the beauty of a post-show Taco Bell run! Also, our producer counted, and in addition to some great stories from his long career in comedy working alongside the likes of Garry Shandling and Larry David, Wayne delivers about 5.5 jokes per minute in this episode. So, grab your beverage of choice and enjoy this hilarious episode with one of the very best in the business! Cheers!
Episode 71: Gabe Abelson
On this episode, Sarah and Rich are joined by writer/comedian Gabe Abelson for some late-night TV tales. Dive deep into the art of joke writing, mentalism, and the fascinating story about when Gabe first met David Letterman before becoming head monologue writer on the Late Show. Also, prepare yourself, because Gabe goes all out when he and Rich play some quick mentalism games using IMDb. Cheers!
Episode 70: Fatima Taliah
Sarah and Rich are back in the cellar to get into it with writer/actress/comedian Fatima Taliah! Fatima shares the details behind how she went from modeling and doing YouTube sketches, to diving headfirst into comedy in Hollywood, stories from her recent trip to France and a ton of much need optimism. So, let the Merlot flow and enjoy another fabulous edition of Drinking During Business Hours! Cheers!
Cheers to a Vintage: Erica Rhodes
On this week's "best of" episode of Drinking During Business hours, we revisit Sarah's conversation from fall 2017 with Comedian/Actor Erica Rhodes. Erica is known for her work on Prairie Home Companion, VEEP, Modern Family, and so much more. During this chat, she discusses the process of joke writing and putting together her variety show, The NightLight Comedy Show, all while sharing a lovely Chardonnay with Sarah. It is an episode worth revisiting for its deep conversation about life, the complicated relationship between comedians and silence, and the cello. Cheers!
Fun with wine and comedy
With all the negativity in the world it’s always good to have fun time with wine and comedy. They have great guests on the show, I am a fan. Good job Sarah & Rich!
One of the best Pod Casts I listen to!
I love to hear Sarah ! She is current , funny and engaging! Her guests love to open up to her about their life challenges and victories. It’s not meant to be a serious POD cast but it is so profound. Real people sharing with you the listener! Need I say I adore Sarah? 100% love the pod cast and the one who casts it! Wish her unending success!
Humor with life lessons. Sarah is charismatic, hilarious, and always brings in some of the most interesting stories from creatives all over LA!