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LIVE FROM THE LOUNGE with Keythe Farley

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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.

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.

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United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

818-660-5286


Episodes

Give Birth

5/15/2022
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...

Duration:00:59:18

Get Over It

4/17/2022
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...

Duration:00:52:33

MARCH!

3/13/2022
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...

Duration:00:59:52

Let Go!

2/13/2022
The Lounge this month is all about letting go! Carol Almos shares a story about being part of The Great Resignation. Keythe talks with Kathryn Venable about her continuing recovery from the loss of her dearest love. Double Batch Daddy debut a new song about taking The 101 Way to discover a deeper love in the face of loss. Keythe and Ann talk about leaving the Beatles behind as they look at a pair of documentaries about their breakup. We welcome Val Vigoda & Ryan O'Connell to the Lounge...

Duration:00:58:50

Start Smart

1/16/2022
This month’s theme is Start Smart. Matt Almos shares the story of starting his first job and how it took him Back to the Future. Double Batch Daddy perform a new tune. Keythe talks with The Pink Lady about the Art of Reinvention. We share our favorite films of 2021 and pair them with a recipe designed to upgrade your home theatre experience in a fundamental way. And we take a metaphorical trip to an actual location that’ll get you thinking about how to approach your New Year’s...

Duration:01:06:58

Light a Candle

12/12/2021
Feel free to pour yourself a hot chocolate with a liberal splash of peppermint liqueur if you’re so inclined, curl up with a warm blanket and lounge with us for an hour or so. The Lounge Players present another installment in their series of Modern Fables. In this episode, the Unloved Man discovers an unexpected connection at the local Farmers’ Market. Double Batch Daddy shares a new original tune with us. Keythe talks with Erin Fitzgerald (Storybots), Tad Stones (Dark Wing Duck), Fred...

Duration:01:05:24

12-Going Home and Giving Thanks

11/7/2021
It's the final episode of Season One! We're thankful for you! In this episode, we’ll share a unique Friendsgiving Feast with The Lounge Players. John Ballinger and Ruby Farley sing about finding home in the arms of your loved ones. Keythe talks with the host of Combat Radio, Ethan Dettenmaier, about how his life was changed by an impossible request from his daughter. Double Batch Daddy share a song about leaving fear behind and moving forward with your chosen family. Dinner and a Movie...

Duration:01:01:47

What is Live From The Lounge With Keythe Farley?

10/19/2021
A collection of stories, songs and conversations intuitively designed to help you: To Learn. To Love. To Lounge.

Duration:00:01:28

Face the Darkness

10/3/2021
Welcome to October! In this episode we dare to face the darkness within and without. John Ballinger shares a song or two inspired by skeletons and ghosts. Keythe and Rose Portillo talk about the transformational power of art, and how that connects to her epic parties that celebrate the Day of the Dead. Matt Almos shares a story that’ll make you believe the devil is real. Keythe and Ann talk about the scariest series on Netflix right now, and pair it with cocktails and dishes that are...

Duration:00:59:02

Back to Work

9/5/2021
Whether your final summer fling includes a trip to the ocean, the mountains or just to the kitchen for a plate of snacks, we hope you’ll take time to Lounge with us. We’ve got stories, songs and conversations all intuitively designed to help you groove with the rhythms of the season. This month’s theme is Back to Work, and Keythe chats with UCLA Labor Historian Tobias Higbie about the origins of Labor Day, the holiday that marks the unofficial end of summer. Double Batch Daddy shares a new...

Duration:01:07:38

Summer Vacation

8/8/2021
This month, we’re behaving like civilized adults and we’re taking a vacation. Welcome to the Unabashed and Unapologetic Best of the Lounge Episode! We’ve dug through the archives and pulled up the pieces that best represent what we’ve been trying to encourage in you for the last nine months. We’ll hear The Burglars of Hamm perform their Modern February Fable, The Unloved Man. We’ll go all the way back to Episode One for a conversation with Matt Almos and his father David about the Worst...

Duration:00:56:30

Summer Vacation

8/8/2021
This month, we’re behaving like civilized adults and we’re taking a vacation, so you get to hear an Unabashed and Unapologetic Best of the Lounge Episode! We’ve dug through the archives and pulled up the pieces that best represent what we’ve been doing for the last nine months. You’ll hear The Burglars of Hamm perform their Modern Fable, The Unloved Man. We’ll take you all the way back to Episode One to hear a conversation with Matt Almos and his father David about the Worst Mall in the...

Duration:00:56:45

Summer Camp

7/4/2021
It’s time to get outside and play! Happy Independence Day! This month’s lounge explores the unique right-of-passage that is Summer Camp. We’ll attempt to recreate a virtual campfire with stories and songs both familiar and new. John Ballinger leads us in a rousing sing-along, and we hope you'll do exactly that. Ann Closs-Farley and I introduce you to-- or remind you of-- the greatest summer camp movie of all time, and we pair it with a recipe that comes straight from the title. The...

Duration:01:08:23

Sunshine and Shadows

6/6/2021
Welcome to The Lounge! It's June. We’ve gone halfway around the wheel of the year together! In this episode, Keythe shares some thoughts about Growing Up-- after all, June is the season of Graduations, Commencements and Weddings. John Ballinger has arranged three summer-y tunes. One’s hot. One’s cool. All of ‘em are sunny. In honor of Father's Day, Keythe invites both his kids to the Lounge this month. Ruby Farley shares one of her favorite films, and we pair it with the perfect summer...

Duration:01:03:52

May Flowers

5/9/2021
This month we’re exploring May Flowers-- the explosion of growth and color that comes this time of year. It’s a veritable Technicolor Dreamland out there. Can a children's’ game unlock the meaning of May for you? John Ballinger and Double Batch Daddy are gonna help you groove with the flowers, the fire and the peace that comes in May. You’ll hear from a pair of teachers who identified what students really need from their education, and explore how they created a whole new vision of public...

Duration:01:05:01

April Showers

4/11/2021
This month’s show is about April Showers. The unexpected weather events that appear to threaten our garden just as it’s starting to take root, but are really setting the stage for future growth if we’re willing to roll with the challenges of change. In this episode we explore the concept of Dancing With the Trickster-- how do we learn to accept and cooperate with unexpected obstacles in our path, rather than waste our energy fighting against them? The Lounge Players present a tale of a...

Duration:01:10:43

Balance

3/7/2021
As the world wakes from its winter slumber, as the ice begins to melt away from the streets and our brains alike, a period of growth begins. We hope you'll Lounge with us for an hour or so. The Lounge Players present a new modern fable: The Unloved Man, Michael Cramer chats with Keythe about his adventures as both a citizen of modern Brooklyn and his parallel life as a Jarl Valgard Stonecleaver, East Kingdom. In our Dinner and a Movie segment, Ruby Farley joins Keythe to pair one of the...

Duration:01:13:00

Love and Loss

2/7/2021
This year, the celebration inspired by Saint Valentine, who was executed for performing marriages to keep men from going to war, is almost immediately followed by the tradition wherein many commence a 40-day period of sacrifice and reflection that begins with a remembrance of our mortality: “Ashes to ashes and dust to dust,” they say. The Dead of Winter, indeed. This episode features a "scoop" about ABC's latest iteration of everyone's favorite reality dating show, a conversation with John...

Duration:01:10:41

CA Dreamin'

1/10/2021
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Did you make any resolutions? In this episode, Keythe talks about The How, Why… and When of making changes in your life. Keythe also chats with Patti Cumby about how she chose to quit smoking and how she did it without stress. The Lounge Radio Players present a rousing adventure about a genie who really knows how to make your wishes come true. In the Dinner and a Movie Segment, Keythe recommends a comedy that holds The Secret That’ll Change Your Life, and pairs it with a...

Duration:01:03:07

BAR SNACKS - Winter Solstice

12/22/2020
Designed to tide you over between rounds, this Bar Snacks minisode features Keythe's thoughts on baking and flaming a Figgy Pudding (Ep.1), a special offer to stream A Christmas Carol presented by the Geffen Theatre (40% Off Code: CAROL30), and he reads a poem called The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper. Happy Solstice!

Duration:00:06:03