Recover Girl Podcast

Recover Girl podcast (formerly AfterPartyPod): A twice-weekly show that features interviews with and stories by actors, writers, comedians and other creative types about using their darkest experiences to find their light. Recover Girl has featured interviews with Moby, Marc Maron and other terribly impressive people whose names don’t begin with M.

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Getting Sober as a Teen with Lindsay Adams

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE SEE THIS EPISODE AS A VIDEO HERE Lindsay Adams is no joke. Yes, she tells jokes but the seriously funny comic also got sober when she was a teenager after surviving—well, some pretty...

Anna David on Smoking Two Packs of Cigarettes a Day

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE WANT A LIST OF WAYS TO HACK HAPPINESS AND ACCESS INSTANT JOY? CLICK HERE! Today's episode features a very special guest: me. Since I'm releasing episodes that contain stories from my...

Sara Benincasa on Having a Panic Attack in Italy

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Today's episode features a woman everyone loves: Sara Benincasa. Benincasa is a screenwriter, recovering stand-up comedian and the author of "Real Artists Have Day Jobs" (William Morrow...

How to Brew Miracles with Carly Benson

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE WANT A LIST OF HAPPINESS HACKS FOR WHEN YOU'RE FEELING FUNKY? CLICK HERE Carly Benson is a sober wundekind. The voice behind the mega popular website Miracles Are Brewing,...

Wearing a Wire to Bust Drug Dealers with Jesse Heffernan

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Jesse Heffernan, the National Outreach and Empowerment Coordinator at Faces and Voices of Recovery, is a Certified Recovery Coach who's over 16 years sober. I was lucky enough to speak...

Laura House on the 4th of July Party That Lasted 3 Days

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Today's episode features the person Louis CK named as one of the funniest female comedians of our time: Laura House. In it, Laura tells a story from my live storytelling show, Hammer(ed)...

The Two Longtime Friends Behind InTheRooms.com

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Kenny Pomerance and Ron Tannebaum, or Mr. Clean and RT, are the recovery titans behind the Facebook-for-recovery website InTheRooms. The two longtime friends—who first met when they were...

Bucky Sinister (and Urn) on What It Takes to Be a Good Sober Man

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Today’s episode features a truly unique soul: author Bucky Sinister. In it, Bucky tells a story from my live storytelling show, Hammer(ed) Time, which takes place every other month in...

From Workaholic to the Inspiring Woman Behind SheRecovers

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Dawn Nickel is a legend in the recovery world. The woman behind SheRecovers, Nickel was in recovery a long time and a self-proclaimed workaholic looking for a change when she realized,...

Mary Patterson Broome on Comedy Festival Shenanigans

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Today's episode features one of my very favorite people I know: comedian and writer Mary Patterson Broome. In it, MP tells a story from our live storytelling show, Hammer(ed) Time, which...

Anna David on Her Three Dealers

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Today's episode features a very special guest: me. Since I'm releasing episodes that contain stories from my live storytelling show, Hammer(ed) Time, and I perform in this show,...

Natasha Vargas-Cooper on Taking Ambien in Recovery

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Recover Girl takes to the stage again, as I'm giving you another episode featuring a story from my live storytelling show, Hammer(ed) Time—which takes place every other month in LA, has...

From Party Chica to Sober Senorita with Writer Kelly Fitzgerald

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Kelly Fitzgerald is probably the most successful sober blogger in the world. The voice behind The Sober Senorita, Fitzgerald launched to internet fame when she wrote a post about being...

Handling Trauma in Recovery with Buddhist Teacher Dave Smith

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Buddhist meditation teacher Dave Smith has been studying the Dharma since 1993 when a series of traumatic incidents (including the death of his sister and girlfriend) motivated him to...

Going From Anonymous to Recovery Writer with Mary Patterson Broome

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE It seems crazy that comedian Mary Patterson Broome hasn't been on the podcast before. The Alabama-bred lady has performed stand-up comedy at clubs, colleges and many other places for...

Becoming a Pastor in Recovery With Rock Star Royalty China Isler

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE China Isler—formerly Kantner—is someone I've known for a while...since I was 10, as a matter of fact. This is because we went to the same grammar school and despite the fact that the...

Becoming a Writer in Recovery With Paul Fuhr

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE I'm going to have to be honest here: I'm very invested in Paul Fuhr's recovery—and it's not just because I am a selfless person. I've gotten to know Paul, you see, because he wrote me a...

Quitting Drinking When You’re Not an Alcoholic with James Swanwick

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE Aussie entrepreneur James Swanwick has been an ESPN anchor on SportsCenter, is the author of ‘Insider Journalism Secrets’ and is the co-founder of international agency, Crocmedia. He has...

From Homeless to Grammy-Winning Recovery Advocate with Sirah

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE In this episode of Recover Girl, Grammy Award-winning recording artist Sirah, joins me for a brutally honest conversation about her disturbing, crazy, wonderful life of dysfunction,...

Transitioning From Addicted Woman to Sober Man with Ian Harvie

DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM ITUNES HERE DOWNLOAD THIS EPISODE FROM SOUNDCLOUD HERE In this episode of Recover Girl, Ian Harvie joined me on my couch to talk about his childhood in rural Maine, his journey to discovering his true gender identity, his recovery from...

Drinking After Years of Sobriety With Jemima Kirke

DO YOU WANT TO RECEIVE SHOW NOTES AND OCCASIONAL TRANSCRIPTS OF PODCAST INTERVIEW? JUST CLICK HERE! WANT THE TRANSCRIPT FOR THIS INTERVIEW? CLICK HERE. SEE THE PRESS THIS EPISODE GOT, IN SELF MAGAZINE, THE DAILY NEWS AND EONLINE! Actress and artist Jemima...