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The Unemployed Bartender w/ Keith Carter

Arts & Culture Podcasts

On The UB Podcast, Carter invites a variety of guests to his virtual bar — ranging from fellow bartenders to actors, musicians, athletes, politicians, and doctors — to shoot the breeze and share a drink or two.

On The UB Podcast, Carter invites a variety of guests to his virtual bar — ranging from fellow bartenders to actors, musicians, athletes, politicians, and doctors — to shoot the breeze and share a drink or two.

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United States

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On The UB Podcast, Carter invites a variety of guests to his virtual bar — ranging from fellow bartenders to actors, musicians, athletes, politicians, and doctors — to shoot the breeze and share a drink or two.

Language:

English

Contact:

5019609679


Episodes

Jerry Marotta and Maren Nazera Erickson: Dream Lands and Rock Bands

3/30/2021
This week we're joined by Jerry Marotta, world-renowned drummer, producer, and composer. Jerry has played with artists including Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, Orleans, and Indigo Girls. Guest bartender is Maren Nazera Erickson, who shares with us an incredible spin on a pina colada and she and Keith explain how fat-washing works.

Duration:01:34:53

Billy Markus and Robyn G. Williams: Do Only Good Everyday

3/19/2021
Billy Markus, the co-founder and creator of Dogecoin, joins me at the virtual bar as we talk all things Doge and so much more. Our guest bar segment (1:28:30) is on location for the first time ever, as we record at Wild East Brewing Co in Brooklyn, NY. Venmo for guest bartender: @thekicksandkegs If you want to help support the podcast, we accept dogecoin here👇 DLfLkj29mAhweoXMZzfhjvqwvXG39PbcxH reddit.com/r/dogecoin www.theubpodcast.com Follow us on Social @theubpodcast...

Duration:02:29:01

Lynnette Marrero and Neal Bodenheimer: Speed Racks and Mardi Gras

3/13/2021
After a short hiatus, we're back with two incredible guests. First, we have Lynnette Marrero, co-founder of the all-female bartending competition Speed-Rack. She talks with us about "Nevertheless, She Persisted" - a series of panels taking place right now during Women's (Her)story Month, hosted by Speed-Rack in partnership with Branca USA. She also talks about the formation of Speed-Rack, their recently-launched mentorship program, and the importance of always being ready and willing to...

Duration:01:30:38

r/parlerwatch mods and Caer Maiko: Parler and Pop-Ups

2/8/2021
We decided to try out a couple new things for this very special episode: for one, it’s our first time having (well, trying to have) multiple guests on at once. And two, the guests of this episode wanted to remain anonymous. Joining us are the moderators of r/parlerwatch, a Reddit sub whose original purpose was to be a safe space for people to stay informed about what was happening on social media site Parler. Keith talks with u/rootoo (and occasionally u/thefisharezombies and u/alphap)...

Duration:01:32:48

TMark and Rafa Garcia Febles: TMark's Got Style, (Le) Crocodile!

1/24/2021
After a crazy couple first weeks of 2021, we wanted to have a relaxed, fun episode. This week, Keith talked with TMark (Terrel Marcus), Bronx-born and raised fashion designer, sneaker collector, and hip hop enthusiast. He and Keith take a deep dive into these topics, and talk about their love for Jay-Z and The Yankees. Guest bartender is Rafa Garcia Febles, NYC-based bartender and sommelier who most recently was manager and sommelier at Le Crocodile at the Wythe Hotel. He shares with us...

Duration:01:52:09

Jessica DeLoach and Luke Graham: Talking Politics

1/16/2021
For our first episode of the new year, we brought in Jessica DeLoach—a political and communications strategist who has been dubbed the “most seasoned millennial Democrat in American broadcast punditry.” She and Keith discuss some of the political challenges our country has been facing lately. There’s obviously a lot to talk about there, so stop reading this description and press play! Guest bartender is Boston-born-and-based bartender Luke Graham. He and Keith talk about their ideas to...

Duration:01:48:59

Fred Cray and Daniyel Jones: Found Photos and Angostura Shots

12/21/2020
We first discovered this episode’s guest when Keith found a mysterious photo inside a book he bought at Rough Draft bookstore in Kingston, NY. It was a portrait of a man, hand-numbered on the back and a stamp that read “Unique Photograph / Fred Cray.” We, of course, did some research and found that this truly was a one-of-a-kind photo, hand-placed in this book by our neighbor, Brooklyn-based artist Fred Cray. In this episode, Fred talks with us about his Unique Photographs project (through...

Duration:01:50:15

Matt Richards and Devin McIntire: Wear A Mask, So I Can Go Back To Work

11/16/2020
After a long week and a half, we’re back with episode 17! This week we have comedian, actor, magician, writer, and musician (check out “H.A.D” with Chris Redd) Matt Richards. Matt talks with Keith about how he got his start in comedy and film, his experience working with Snoop Dogg when he lived in LA, and the great SNL audition he recently had. Guest Bartender is Devin McIntire, a former bartender and server in both Durham, NC and Washington D.C. He shares with us a tequila-mezcal...

Duration:01:16:20

Batched Cocktails #2 - Cocktail Recap Episode

10/30/2020
BATCHED COCKTAILS #2 - COCKTAIL RECAP EPISODE The second edition of our Batched Cocktails episodes! After every 7 episodes, we'll be giving you a cocktail recap episode: all the cocktails from our past 7 guest bartenders piled into one concise episode. When you make these cocktails, tag us (@theubpodcast) and the bartender who provided it, and we'll share it to our page! Don’t forget to tip your bartenders! Time of appearance, Instagram handles, and Venmo or Cashapp handles for each...

Duration:00:36:16

Mara Davis and Laura Kelton: Adults Swim and Bars Tend

10/24/2020
We're joined this week by Adult Swim talent booker and radio personality (among many other things) Mara Davis. In addition to bonding over Jason Isbell, Mara and Keith discuss what her role with Adult Swim entails, her new podcast with GA 6th District Senator Jen Jordan, and why her interview with Adele is likely her favorite she's ever done. Guest Bartender is Chicago-based Laura Kelton. Laura shares with us an incredible spin on a Negroni and talks about Support Staff, her non-profit...

Duration:01:27:07

Adaja Cooper and Linda Garcia: Murals and Mixers

10/15/2020
We’re joined by Adaja Cooper, an incredibly talented artist based out of Little Rock, AR. Her first ever mural, “Ain’t I A Woman?” (named after the Sojourner Truth speech) — a beautiful piece created in tribute to the adversities women of color face far too frequently — was vandalized twice, and restored twice. We talk to her about her reaction to the vandalism and the community of artists who rallied around her through it, why she hated drawing class in school, and the challenges she faced...

Duration:01:25:02

Tommy Siegel: I Hope this Jukebox Helps

10/9/2020
Tommy Siegel - founding member of indie-pop band Jukebox the Ghost and artist/author of a brand new book of quirky comics - joins us on The UB Podcast. He’s recently garnered a significant amount of attention from his funny, culturally-relevant comics, having been shared by some of the biggest Instagram meme accounts and publications such as the Washington Post. He and Keith talk about his new book, “I Hope This Helps: Comics and Cures for 21st-Century Panic”, why he left drawing comics for...

Duration:01:08:30

Jan & Marsh Mokhtari and Thea Engst: Gray Whales and Waxing Moons

10/1/2020
Jan and Marsh Mokhtari - the creators of Gray Whale Gin - join us on this episode of The Unemployed Bartender Podcast. Keith talks with them about how and why they created Gray Whale Gin, what they've been doing to help bartenders during the shutdown, and both Jan and Marsh's very interesting backgrounds (including the conversation he had with Keanu Reeves on the set of a pretty popular movie series). Guest Bartender is Thea Engst (tay-uh angst), a longtime Boston bartender, bar manager, and...

Duration:01:22:17

Michael Walchalk and Chanta Hunter: Unlimited Suns and Breadsticks

9/25/2020
Michael Walchalk — graphic designer, illustrator for sports statistics website StatMuse.com, and self-proclaimed failed NBA player — joins The Unemployed Bartender on our 11th episode. He and Keith talk about some of his freelance design projects (which include clients such as ESPN, the Phoenix Suns, and 500 Level), and their shared love for basketball and Nintendo. Guest bartender is Chanta Hunter, who is most likely the main attraction at the Times Square Olive Garden (aside from the...

Duration:01:49:34

Negroni Week: Anne Louise Marquis and Samantha Casuga

9/17/2020
It's Negroni Week! To celebrate, we invited two incredibly talented and respected industry professionals to talk about the history of the Negroni and their favorite variations. Anne Louise Marquis is the National Portfolio Brand Ambassador for Campari America (and a circus school drop out). Our Guest Bartender is Samantha Casuga, the co-head bartender at The Dead Rabbit in NYC and the NYC Brand Ambassador for Chareau Aloe Liqueur.

Duration:02:30:40

Fazon Gray and Shane Smith: Harlem's Knights

9/10/2020
This week, we're joined by model and actor Fazon Gray. He and Keith talk about Fazon's first paid modeling job in Turkey, being flown out to LA by Roc Nation for a D'USSE campaign, and his plan to create full photo shoots for kids to teach them about the many facets of the industry they otherwise may not have been exposed to, both in front of and behind the lens. Guest Bartender Shane Smith talks about his cocktail delivery business and shares with us a hibiscus daiquiri he made for...

Duration:01:41:25

Batched Cocktails #1: Cocktail Recap Episode

9/4/2020
BATCHED COCKTAILS #1 - COCKTAIL RECAP EPISODE After every 7 episodes, we'll be giving you a cocktail recap episode: all the cocktails from our past 7 guest bartenders piled into one concise episode. When you make these cocktails, tag us (@theubpodcast) and the bartender who provided it, and we'll share it to our page! Thanks to our guest bartenders Ezra Star (and Pam Wiznitzer), Herbie Gill, Ty Miller, J.R. Goleno, Nohelani Ader, and Joanna Carpenter. #theunemployedbartender

Duration:00:36:50

(Part 1 of 2) Jason Liebig and Joanna Carpenter: Collecting Candy and 86ing the Barrier

8/27/2020
One of the country's most respected candy historians and former editor for Marvel Comics’ X-Men series, Jason Liebig, joins Keith for this two-part episode. In part one, they talk about Jason’s background in the comic book industry and his jump from DC to Marvel, the TV show he hosted on the Cooking Channel, and a Disney movie that should have been. Guest bartender Joanna Carpenter appears in part 2.

Duration:01:38:31

(Part 2 of 2) Jason Liebig and Joanna Carpenter: Collecting Candy and 86ing the Barrier

8/27/2020
Jason Liebig’s knowledge of candy is so big that it gets its own episode! In part two, Jason and Keith finally talk about all things candy — how he got started and where it’s taken him, plus candy you’ve never heard of and ones you’ve forgotten all about. Keith also spills a story about his former baseball card collecting hobby that he’s never told before. Featuring guest bartender, actor, mentor, rollerskater, and future Marvel movie star (coincidence?) Joanna Carpenter.

Duration:02:22:04

Claudi of Pinc Louds and Nohelani Ader: Pink Clouds and Green Chiles

8/21/2020
Claudi, the mastermind behind NYC’s favorite “imaginary band” Pinc Louds, joins Keith on The UB Podcast, where they talk about the influence living in New York City has on life and art, Claudi’s love for busking in the subway, and the art of jaywalking. Featuring guest bartender Nohelani Ader — head bartender at Albuquerque’s Safe House Distillery — who shares with us a cocktail using Safe House’s blueberry lavender-infused Teller vodka.

Duration:01:31:34