110 episodes

TalkTales is a comedy podcast that explores stories from behind the bar and beyond. Covid is a bitch, so Shana and Adhel reformatted and now bring you Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

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    • Comedy
    • 4.9 • 48 Ratings

TalkTales is a comedy podcast that explores stories from behind the bar and beyond. Covid is a bitch, so Shana and Adhel reformatted and now bring you Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 22 Featuring Taylor Lax, Kin Whiskey

    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 22 Featuring Taylor Lax, Kin Whiskey

    Welcome to the 22nd episode of Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

    Ohhhh snap! Mixmaster Taylor Lax aka The Cocktail Bandit is on the mic this week. You may have seen some of his creative concoctions on Instagram but now you can hear his story, inspiration and what gets his creative juices shaking!
    We always love hearing how bartenders take their craft into their own hands and Taylor has one of those entrepreneurial spirits that is undeniable to follow.

    Follow Taylor on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/the.cocktail.bandit/?hl=en

    Thanks to everyone who called in and all the great questions. Now go ahead, grab yourselves something to drink, sit back and let's go on a journey into the magical world of bartending.

    Shana, Adhel and anyone affiliated with TalkTales the Podcast and TalkTales Entertainment LLC are not licensed therapists or mental health experts. All callers call at their own will and TalkTales Entertainment llc holds no liability to any person who calls into TalkTales the Podcast. If your or anyone you know is having an emergency or need mental medical attention, call 911. National Suicide Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    TalkTales is intended for an audience 21 years and older. We promote responsible drinking and absolutely no drinking and driving.

    Book a cocktail class with us!
    www.talktalesentertainment.com

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 21 Featuring Angela Lechner, A Blast From The Past In Santa Cruz CA

    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 21 Featuring Angela Lechner, A Blast From The Past In Santa Cruz CA

    Welcome to the 21st episode of Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

    Warning, Warning.. High Voltage! This is a podcast featuring the one and only Angela Lechner. This episode isn't for the weak ear holes. there is cursing and stories from the past days lived by Shana and Angela. Friends from 2nd grade these two have many many stories of haunting memories from their days in Santa Cruz and the bar scene.
    They somehow kept each other alive and are here to tell some of their stories. (some will be kept in the vaults forever!)

    Follow Angela on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/ang_hella/

    Thanks to everyone who called in and all the great questions. Now go ahead, grab yourselves something to drink, sit back and let's go on a journey into the magical world of bartending.

    Shana, Adhel and anyone affiliated with TalkTales the Podcast and TalkTales Entertainment LLC are not licensed therapists or mental health experts. All callers call at their own will and TalkTales Entertainment llc holds no liability to any person who calls into TalkTales the Podcast. If your or anyone you know is having an emergency or need mental medical attention, call 911. National Suicide Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    TalkTales is intended for an audience 21 years and older. We promote responsible drinking and absolutely no drinking and driving.

    Book a cocktail class with us!
    www.talktalesentertainment.com

    Instagram
    www.instagram.com/talktalesthepodcast

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 20 Featuring Jose (Jay) Cordero From Agave Cocina, Jersey

    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 20 Featuring Jose (Jay) Cordero From Agave Cocina, Jersey

    Welcome to the 20th episode of Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

    The Gals virtually travel to Jersey to chat thing up with a pal, Jose (Jay) Cordero. This is our St Paddy's Day episode!!! But we didn't record it on St Paddy's Day or Release it on St Paddy's Day. But it is officially this years St Paddy's episode. We legit had way too much fun on this episode with Jay. He is one easy going, fun and funny guests the ladies have had the pleasure to Talk Tales with.

    A note from Jay:
    My name is Jose Cordero but everyone who knows me calls me Jay. I am one of the head bartenders/bar managers at Agave Cocina mexicana. I have been at Agave since they opened back in 2019 ,trying to perfect this wonderful craft called bartending one drink at a time.

    Follow Jayand on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/jaysbartending/

    Thanks to everyone who called in and all the great questions. Now go ahead, grab yourselves something to drink, sit back and let's go on a journey into the magical world of bartending.

    Shana, Adhel and anyone affiliated with TalkTales the Podcast and TalkTales Entertainment LLC are not licensed therapists or mental health experts. All callers call at their own will and TalkTales Entertainment llc holds no liability to any person who calls into TalkTales the Podcast. If your or anyone you know is having an emergency or need mental medical attention, call 911. National Suicide Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    TalkTales is intended for an audience 21 years and older. We promote responsible drinking and absolutely no drinking and driving.

    Book a cocktail class with us!
    www.talktalesentertainment.com

    Instagram
    www.instagram.com/talktalesthepodcast

    • 52 min
    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 19 Featuring Emily Larson From Chicago Food Magazine

    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 19 Featuring Emily Larson From Chicago Food Magazine

    Welcome to the 19th episode of Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

    What a treat this week on TalkTales. Shana and Adhel get to interview the first food writer on the show to date. Emily Larson joins the gals on this fun episode of Cheaper Than Therapy. We get to hear from a different perspective of an industry professional and what it is like to be involved in the bar and restaurant industry. Emily is a writer for online food publication, Chicago Food Magazine, where she has regularly contributed for nearly six years. Though food writing is just a fun hobby for her, Emily also loves to cook, forage and support local farms all year round through farmer’s markets and CSAs. When she isn’t tantalizing her tastebuds, Emily loves to travel, watch Chicago sports and spoil her two cats.

    Follow Emily and on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/emily_grace_94/

    Follow Chicago Food Magazine on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/chicagofoodmag/

    Thanks to everyone who called in and all the great questions. Now go ahead, grab yourselves something to drink, sit back and let's go on a journey into the magical world of bartending.

    Shana, Adhel and anyone affiliated with TalkTales the Podcast and TalkTales Entertainment LLC are not licensed therapists or mental health experts. All callers call at their own will and TalkTales Entertainment llc holds no liability to any person who calls into TalkTales the Podcast. If your or anyone you know is having an emergency or need mental medical attention, call 911. National Suicide Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    TalkTales is intended for an audience 21 years and older. We promote responsible drinking and absolutely no drinking and driving.

    Book a cocktail class with us!
    www.talktalesentertainment.com

    Instagram
    www.instagram.com/talktalesthepodcast

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 18 Featuring Aly Iwamoto From Thunderbolt, LA.

    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 18 Featuring Aly Iwamoto From Thunderbolt, LA.

    Welcome to the 18th episode of Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

    Molecular mixology talk on this grand episode of TalkTales! It is our extreme pleasure to talk tales with the brilliant and ever hair color changing mixtress, Aly Iwamoto!!!! When we all thought we were going to goof around and offer our top shelf bartending advice but then Aly busts out some molecular information that is explosive and the girls go to bartender nerd zone and dig in to...well... meth syrup. you gotta listen to understand. Thank you wonderful Aly for keeping up and improving the bartending game!

    Follow Aly and on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/its_2am/

    Thanks to everyone who called in and all the great questions. Now go ahead, grab yourselves something to drink, sit back and let's go on a journey into the magical world of bartending.

    Shana, Adhel and anyone affiliated with TalkTales the Podcast and TalkTales Entertainment LLC are not licensed therapists or mental health experts. All callers call at their own will and TalkTales Entertainment llc holds no liability to any person who calls into TalkTales the Podcast. If your or anyone you know is having an emergency or need mental medical attention, call 911. National Suicide Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    TalkTales is intended for an audience 21 years and older. We promote responsible drinking and absolutely no drinking and driving.

    Book a cocktail class with us!
    https://www.talktalesentertainment.com

    Instagram
    www.instagram.com/talktalesthepodcast/

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 17 Featuring Ryan Flemming From Madre Mezcal

    Cheaper Than Therapy: Episode 17 Featuring Ryan Flemming From Madre Mezcal

    Welcome to the 17th episode of Cheaper Than Therapy! The free bartender call in advice podcast. Call (213)465-0837 and leave us your questions, Shana, Adhel and our top shelf guests will answer them on our weekly podcast.

    Shana and Adhel meet Mr. Ryan Flemming, ambassador for Madre Mezcal. We all know the TalkTales gals like a mezcal episode and Ryan was a gem and a half to spend time sippin and spittin killer bartender advice. Ryan brings his A-game with knowledge, stories and expert bartender advice! And don't get this group started on celebrity tequila brands!


    Follow Ryan and on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/badgurlryry/

    Thanks to everyone who called in and all the great questions. Now go ahead, grab yourselves something to drink, sit back and let's go on a journey into the magical world of bartending.

    Shana, Adhel and anyone affiliated with TalkTales the Podcast and TalkTales Entertainment LLC are not licensed therapists or mental health experts. All callers call at their own will and TalkTales Entertainment llc holds no liability to any person who calls into TalkTales the Podcast. If your or anyone you know is having an emergency or need mental medical attention, call 911. National Suicide Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    TalkTales is intended for an audience 21 years and older. We promote responsible drinking and absolutely no drinking and driving.

    Book a cocktail class with us!
    www.talktalesthepodcast.com/classes

    Instagram
    www.instagram.com/talktalesthepodcast/

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

GlenshawGlass ,

another yanni episode please

bring back yanni he was your best guest

BowtieLui ,

Team Work Makes it Happen!

I had a blast hanging out with these amazingly talented ladies! We talked about a lot of hot topics and things we normally don’t talk about. All around great atmosphere made me feel like we were family even though it was our first time meeting. Looking forward to doing more cool industry hood rat stuff haha. Cheers ladies🥃

Quick Note it was Mestiza Mezcal not Mestizo 😉🙃 love you ladies!

Bebopshe2 ,

Good times at Echo Park

Love these creative characters making waves in the industry and connecting people in a fun way. Funny and educational.

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