Live From the Lounge is a variety show podcast hosted by Keythe Farley that features music, radio theatre sketches, recipes, movie recommendations and musings on things that matter with special guests from science, entertainment, philosophy and politics.
Through thoughtful commentary, thrilling and hysterical radio theatre, delightful music and well-curated recipes and media recommendations, Live From the Lounge invites the listener To Learn. To Love. To Lounge.
TAKE A BREAK
Welcome to The Lounge!The theme of this month’s Lounge is Take a Break, and in the spirit of that sentiment, we’re taking a break ourselves and presenting you with an Unashamed and Unabashed Best of the Lounge Episode.We’ll return to Thanksgiving for a musical story that Matt and Carol Almos wrote with Brendan Milburn.Keythe revisits his time at Marching Band Camp to remind us that taking the first step is often the most difficult part of the journey.David O and Michelle East talk about their journey through the pandemic as parents and theater professionals.And we’ll revisit lots of our favorite musical offerings from John Ballinger, Ruby Farley, Val Vigoda, Ryan O’Connell and, of course, Double Batch Daddy.Follow, subscribe and donate at livefromtheloungepodcast.com.
This month’s Lounge is all about Camping.Throughout the Lounge The Zehnder Family Singers perform campfire songs live.Our radio show is about the surprisingly transformative power of a few weeks away at camp.Keythe talks with his parents, his spouse and his kids about his family’s history as campers. Keythe reflects on the utopia that is summer camp, and explores a much maligned campfire song that actually contains a rich history of helping people rise up and overcome oppression.
This month’s Lounge is all about Growing Up.John Ballinger and Double Batch Daddy share a couple of tunes with us.In honor of Pride Month, The Burglars of Hamm present a new Modern Fable called The Gay Man Who Did Not Seem Gay Enough.The voice of Wile E. Coyote and Netflix’s BOSS BABY JP Karliak joins us to share how he grew to become a successful voice actor and how he created Queer VOX to foster LGBTQ+ inclusion in the voice over industry.Ann and Keythe share a wonderful movie about fathers and sons, and pair it with one of their favorite dishes.And Keythe talks about how to honor all the people in our lives who help us grow into who we’re meant to be.
Our May Lounge is all about Blossoming and Giving Birth!Matt and Carol Almos share the conclusion to their Grand Canyon Adventure.Double Batch Daddy bring us a new tune.Keythe talks with birthing nurse Brittany Slattery about the dos and don’ts of a successful labor and delivery.Voice actors Jennifer Hale, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Julie Millett and Nickie Bryar perform The Mothers' Day Proclamation of 1870.And we explore what we can learn from the birthing process, and how we can apply those lessons to our own dreams and goals.DONATE: https://www.livefromtheloungepodcast.com/
Get Over It
Welcome to The Lounge! A collection of stories, songs and conversations all intuitively designed to help you groove with the rhythms of the season.The Theme of our April Lounge is Get Over It. Not in the flippant way you might have heard on the playground, but as an exhortation to see objects in your path as hurdles to get over rather than roadblocks that halt your progress.Matt and Carol Almos relate a story of adventure where what goes down must come up.Double Batch Daddy share a new tune with us that invites us to connect with the hum that comes alive this time of year.Keythe and Ann pair an Oscar winning film with a delicious and healthy entree.Indie duo SkyeChristie join us to talk about how the challenges of lockdown spawned an unexpected collaboration among siblings.And Keythe shares a couple of stories that demonstrate how to meet challenges with acceptance, humor and creativity.
This month our Lounge is all about taking action, moving forward and, yes, marching.Matt Almos shares a story about a layover like no other.Double Batch Daddy invite us to Climb that Mountain.Keythe sits down with Ruby Farley to talk about some great action movies-- and one IN-action movie-- and they pair them with a simple recipe for a crispy treat that’s perfect any time of the year.Dave O. and his spouse Michelle stop by to talk about the unexpected path they’ve marched since Dave’s broadway debut was postponed by a global pandemic.And Keythe attempts to solve the mystery of marching bands and explores what they have to teach us about getting things going.
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It’s smart, it’s fun. Great insights, fun sketches, and really good music.