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Rachael O'Brien is a stand-up comedian/actress. Rachael has performed all over world in the most prominent comedy clubs and has done two tours doing stand-up for our troops oversees. She has shared the stage with comedic household names like Bill Burr, Judd Apatow, David Spade and many more. Currently Rachael can be seen on Bravo's hit TV show Vanderpump Rules, which recently aired it's 5th season. "Be Here for A While" is a comedic look into the world as Rachael and her notable comedian and entertainment industry friends see it.

Rachael O'Brien is a stand-up comedian/actress. Rachael has performed all over world in the most prominent comedy clubs and has done two tours doing stand-up for our troops oversees. She has shared the stage with comedic household names like Bill Burr, Judd Apatow, David Spade and many more. Currently Rachael can be seen on Bravo's hit TV show Vanderpump Rules, which recently aired it's 5th season. "Be Here for A While" is a comedic look into the world as Rachael and her notable comedian and entertainment industry friends see it.
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Rachael O'Brien is a stand-up comedian/actress. Rachael has performed all over world in the most prominent comedy clubs and has done two tours doing stand-up for our troops oversees. She has shared the stage with comedic household names like Bill Burr, Judd Apatow, David Spade and many more. Currently Rachael can be seen on Bravo's hit TV show Vanderpump Rules, which recently aired it's 5th season. "Be Here for A While" is a comedic look into the world as Rachael and her notable comedian and entertainment industry friends see it.

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Episodes

Ballin' on a Budget with Zack Wickham

5/14/2018
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Rachael's friend Zack Wickham joins her on this episode of Be Here For A While to discuss how to live in LA on a budget -- including clothing tricks, getting deals on food/drinks and more! Zack also recaps his recent trip back home to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby with Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor from Vanderpump Rules. Plan your next trip to Portland using travelportland.com! When it comes to your health - brushing your teeth is one of the most important parts of your day....

Duration:00:54:00

From Youtube to Nickelodeon with Lucas Cruikshank

5/5/2018
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On this episode of Be Here For A While, Rachael chats with Lucas Cruikshank, Nickelodeon actor and YouTube personality who created the character Fred Figglehorn and the associated Fred series on YouTube in late 2005. They discuss how Lucas created his character "Fred", Britney Spears' latest videos, and what's to come for Lucas' career! Follow Lucas' youtube videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/lucas and subscribe to his new podcast, Important Stuff with Lucas Cruikshank on iTunes! Plan...

Duration:00:27:46

Ask Me Anything, Part 2

4/30/2018
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As promised, Rachael is back for Part 2 of her special #AMA episode of Be Here For A While! Tune in to hear YOUR questions and hear about her latest shows. You can grab tickets to her upcoming shows in your area and submit #AMA questions on instagram at @rachaelnobrien or at www.rachaelobriencomedy.com!

Duration:00:32:38

Ask Me Anything, Part 1

4/20/2018
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On this special one-on-one #AMA episode of Be Here For A While, Rachael answers YOUR questions. She offers up advice and anecdotes about her career so far and moving to LA, as well as how she deals with pressures of body image, career expectations, friends, and more! Tune in to hear YOUR question and make sure to get tickets to her upcoming shows in your area at www.rachaelobriencomedy.com! Brooklinen sheets have changed my life! Get $20 off AND free shipping when you use promo code...

Duration:00:34:30

Before The Sun Explodes with Bill Dawes

4/13/2018
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Comedian Bill Dawes joins Rachael on this episode of Be Here For A While to discuss his film Before The Sun Explodes and what lead to his move from New York City to Los Angeles, as well as some highlights from his successful acting career including his stint on Sex and The City and Law & Order. Get America's most comfortable mattress - NECTAR! Buy now and get $125 OFF and two free premium pillows with any mattress order AND free delivery at nectarsleep.com/behere!! Start a 30-day trial...

Duration:00:48:13

Rachael shuts up and listens (Part 2)

4/6/2018
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Rachael recaps her trip to Austin and SXSW (adjacent) with comedian Mark Serritella and friend-friend Christian Majewski. Highlights include: the dreaded middle seat on airplanes, fear of opossums, the glory of winning at bowling, and battle roast challenges in liquor store parking lots. Rachael also discovers that Mark and Christian are best friends now, and neither are on her side when it comes to most things.

Duration:00:39:21

Rachael finally shuts up & gets to know Christian

3/30/2018
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On this episode, Be Here For a While, Rachael attempts to get to know her friend friend Christian Majewski, whom she's known for 7 months now, with quick fire questions. As it turns out, she didn't know as much about him as she thought. Note to self, Rach: talk less listen more. Okay, moving on. They are in Palm Springs visiting Rachael's parents and they cover everything from the most annoying question Christian gets asked as a web developer to the most annoying questions Rachael would...

Duration:00:50:26

Rachael met a future Oscar winner on an airplane

3/23/2018
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On her way back from SXSW, Rachael experienced some travel delays -- but she also met up-and-coming actress Dana Melanie and hit it off! Seated in Row 32, the two struck up a quick friendship, and on this episode of Be Here For A While, they recount their adventure together. Dana shares her exciting acting career - including writing her first project at age 12 - and tells Rachael about filming her latest movie with Molly Shannon about Emily Dickinson called "Wild Nights With Emily" which...

Duration:00:53:18

Introducing Safe For Work

3/19/2018
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Sometimes the workplace can get crazy and messy, that's where the podcast Safe For Work comes in. Join the former head of marketing for Nike, NatGeo, and the Oprah Winfrey Network, Liz Dolan and recovering lawyer turned comedian and executive recruiter, Matt Ritter as they take your calls about the workplace and help you get through Monday to Friday with a little less stress, more confidence and a little more fun. Subscribe to Safe For Work on Apple Podcast or wherever you're listening to...

Duration:00:12:40

Stassi and Rachael create a Vanderpump Rules Yearbook

3/16/2018
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Have you ever wondered who would win each of the high school superlatives if Vanderpump Rules had a yearbook? Best Hair? Most Likely To Succeed? On this episode of Be Here For A While, Stassi Schroeder joins Rachael as they choose where each cast member fits in. The two discuss the current season of Vanderpump Rules, airing now on Bravo and Rachael talks to Stassi about her new relationship and her most recent trip to Big Sur. Get America's most comfortable mattress - NECTAR! Buy now and...

Duration:00:45:26

Shooting the $h!t with Aussie comic Lowie

3/9/2018
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Award-winning Australian comedian, TV host, radio host and writer Craig ‘Lowie’ Low joins Rachael on this episode of Be Here For A While! Lowie and Rachael discuss her most recent (hilarious) dating story, his instagram-model girlfriend, his radio career in Australia turned comedy career in LA, and a slew of other laughable topics. Lowie is headed to Australia soon for his hit stage show Name Dropping With Lowie to Melbourne International Comedy Festival for it’s Australian debut after a...

Duration:00:47:52

Modern Family's Danny Zuker is Rachael's new best friend

3/4/2018
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Danny Zuker, Executive Producer of Modern Family, shares a super personal family story and insight into his interesting career path on this episode of Be Here For A While. Danny's credits include Roseanne and Just Shoot Me - and his career began as a PA-turned-writer on The Arsenio Hall Show when he was only 24 years old. Rachael and Danny discuss Ritch Shydner's "prince or prisoner" theory about comedians, they discuss their own "modern" families, and they end the podcast as new best...

Duration:00:53:37

Growing up Irish & falling into stand up with Eleanor Kerrigan

2/23/2018
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Eleanor Kerrigan is the latest in a long line of historically funny women who cut their teeth at the World Famous Comedy Store. Starting out as a waitress there, Eleanor learned the ropes of comedy, all the while making the best comics in the country laugh, in the kitchen of the club. It would take several years and lots of pushing from one of her biggest fans, Andrew Dice Clay, to finally get her to take her comedic talents to the stage. On this episode of Be Here For A While, Eleanor...

Duration:01:06:20

Gigi Hadid and I have something in common...

2/16/2018
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Supermodel Gigi Hadid recently shut down her haters and body shamers on Twitter by revealing that she was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's Disease. On this episode of Be Here For A While, comedian Rachael O'Brien shares her personal journey with Hashimoto's Disease and hypothyroidism for the first time publicly, after being inspired by Gigi's boldness to speak up. Rachael was diagnosed in her early 20's with the rare disease and has dealt extensively with symptoms of chronic illness...

Duration:00:34:20

How I Broke My Nose 7 Times

2/8/2018
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Rachael's "Friend Friend" (aka boyfriend), Christian Majewski, joins her on this episode of Be Here For A While to discuss the pitfalls of being born with a large head, how dating someone can positively impact your life (insert eyeroll emoji), and Rachael's recent travels to Portland where she did stand up and celebrated the life of her Grandma Alice. Tune in for an episode that is both funny and sad at the same time. Listen, there may be some tears shed, but we always have a good time.

Duration:00:47:43

Beauty 101 with Katie Maloney Schwartz

2/2/2018
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Want a glimpse into Vanderpump Rules' Katie Maloney Schwartz's beauty routine? On this episode of Be Here For A While, Katie joins Rachael and shares all of her beauty secrets - including her favorite skincare brands, how she perfected her cat-eye technique, and even spills Tom Schwartz's go-to face mask! Don't worry, they talk about this season of Vanderpump Rules too ;) Tune in for the tea!

Duration:00:50:23

Rachael’s new girl crush is casually obsessed with murder

1/25/2018
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Comedy writer and former reporter Lauren Reeves shares plans for her budding murder podcast on this episode of Be Here For A While. Lauren and Rachael share a love of true crime as well as a similar upbringing in the Pacific Northwest! The girls connect on their childhood memories, falling into your dream career, making a go in the comedy world, and living in LA... and murder.

Duration:00:53:14

Thank God I'm not getting married anytime soon...

1/19/2018
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But if I was, Jen Glantz, would save me!! Jen Glantz is a Bridesmaid For Hire and has tapped into a niche market that can be the best -- and most stressful -- day of our lives, our wedding day! Jen Glantz's business formed after she accidentally identified a gap in the bridal industry. Having been a bridesmaid in tons of her friends' weddings and realizing she was good at it, she placed a craigslist ad to be a Bridesmaid For Hire! Her ad went viral and her business was born - but through...

Duration:00:44:01

Real Talk with Industry Veteran Barry Katz

1/12/2018
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Industry Vet Barry Katz is chatting with Rachael on this episode of Be Here For A While about comedy, relationships, and his podcast "Industry Standard with Barry Katz". Tune in for some great advice for any career from a guy who's seen it all. Rachael and Barry share funny stories about some of their favorite comedians, including Bill Burr, and Barry offer some really valuable advice and answers to listeners' questions! Are you in need of great talent for your business but short on time?...

Duration:00:53:05

New Years in NYC & 2018 Excitement w/ Christian Majewski

1/5/2018
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Rachael and Christian recap their New Years in New York City and subsequent trip to visit his parents in Greenville SC on this episode of Be Here For A While. Tune in to hear some of their favorite restaurants in NYC, hilarious NYE party antics (including Rachael sending a text to the wrong person), and most importantly, an update on sneaky bathroom maneuvers that all girls do on trips with significant others. Rachael could not have gotten through all this travel without her favorite Away...

Duration:00:49:52

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