226 episodes

Conversations with authors and storytellers since 2002. DuShane is the author and screenwriter of Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk, directed by Eric Stoltz, available on Amazon Prime.

Drinks with Tony Tony DuShane

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Conversations with authors and storytellers since 2002. DuShane is the author and screenwriter of Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk, directed by Eric Stoltz, available on Amazon Prime.

    Kelly Dessaint #227

    Kelly Dessaint #227

    Kelly Dessaint is the author of Dispatches from Behind the Wheel: The Omnibus: The Complete Zine Series about Driving for Hire in San Francisco.

    Kelly and I Discuss:

    Driving for Lyft, Uber, and becoming a taxi driver in San Francisco.

    The problem with what has become of ride sharing.

    How Kelly ended up getting into drugs and a dark place and his recovery.

    It’s not a good idea to call your wife a bitch in a column when you’re separated because that’s just another thing to apologize for when you get back together.

    And so much more.

    Drinks with Tony is on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, and other podcast outlets. It also airs every Thursday evening at 6pm on 101.9 FM, KPCR, Santa Cruz.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Cecil Castellucci #226

    Cecil Castellucci #226

    Cecil Castellucci is the author of Shifting Earth as well as many other comics including Batgirl on DC Comics.

    My free creative writing workshop happens Feb. 8th at 6pm at the Los Feliz branch library in Los Angeles. Join us just by showing up.

    And now, Cecil and I discuss:

    The craft of creating comics

    Film clubs in Los Angeles in the 1990s

    How to collaborate with artists and illustrators as a writer

    How to write an opera, yes, and opera

    ..and so much more.

    Drinks with Tony is on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, and other podcast outlets. It also airs every Thursday evening at 6pm on 101.9 FM, KPCR, Santa Cruz.

    • 59 min
    Joe Donnelly #225

    Joe Donnelly #225

    Joe Donnelly is the co-author of God of Sperm: Cappy Rothman’s Life in Conception with Cappy Rothman.

    We discuss:

    Ethics question of donating sperm.

    Are we but specs on a small planet amidst billions of stars? And what do we do with that knowledge?

    Cappy Rothman’s medical achievements in fertility.

    If Cappy chose a different branch of the military, how millions of people alive might not be in existence.

    And of course, the magnificent title: God of Sperm

    Drinks with Tony is on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, and other podcast outlets. It also airs every Thursday evening at 6pm on 101.9 FM, KPCR, Santa Cruz.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Elissa Bassist #224

    Elissa Bassist #224

    Elissa Bassist is the author of Hysterical: A Memoir.

    January 14th @ 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern, join my online workshop:

    Kickstart Your Novel 2023.

    $15, register here.

    Elissa and I discuss:

    Why college students should do more drugs and have more sex

    The laws of attraction

    The genius of Ally McBeal

    Radical acceptance of her father

    Teaching comedy writing

    And so much more.

    Drinks with Tony is on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, and other podcast outlets. It also airs every Thursday evening at 6pm on 101.9 FM, KPCR, Santa Cruz.

    • 59 min
    David Leaf #223

    David Leaf #223

    David Leaf is the author of God Only Knows: The Story of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys and the California Myth.

    January 14th @ 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern, join my online workshop:

    Kickstart Your Novel 2023.

    $15, register here.

    David and I discuss:

    The Beach Boys.

    Behind the scenes of TV production including a live Frank Sinatra special.

    His first job writing sports journalism.

    How he learned to tell stories by hiding contraband from his parents.

    How to know when you’ve fallen in love.

    And so much more.

    Drinks with Tony is on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, and other podcast outlets. It also airs every Thursday evening at 6pm on 101.9 FM, KPCR, Santa Cruz.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Douglas Abrams #222

    Douglas Abrams #222

    Douglas Abrams is the co-author of The Little Book of Joy with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu.

    January 14th @ 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern, join my online workshop:

    Kickstart Your Novel 2023. $15, register here.

    And now, Doug and I discuss:

    How joy comes from struggle

    Desmond Tutu as a father figure for Douglas

    The controversy of the Dalia lama taking communion

    How to find meaning in life and death

    When living with the Dalia lama and archbishop tutu, did either of them fart?

    And so much more.

    Drinks with Tony is on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, and other podcast outlets. It also airs every Thursday evening at 6pm on 101.9 FM, KPCR, Santa Cruz.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Lolanation27 ,

Great podcast

Been a fan of Tony's for over a decade, love his podcast.

wenniewoop ,

I love drinks with tony

A fun journey with authors.

NicksMySon ,

Drinks with Tony’s a Hit!!!

Tony gives fun, insightful interviews. I’m thoroughly enjoying all of them!!! ✊

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