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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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English


Episodes

Career Inspiration from YouTube Star Taryn Southern

10/18/2018
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YouTube Star turned AI musician, Taryn Southern, joins Rachael to catch up about her consistently growing and ever-evolving career. Rachael and Taryn met 10 years ago as newbies in LA and chat about life in Los Angeles, how careers grow and change, dating heartbreak, starting over, and major career moves. They discuss Taryn's new album and how she is the first artist to compost a pop album entirely with AI, titled I AM AI. The first single on the album, Break Free, got 1.8 million views....

Duration:01:04:57

Bringing Boyfriends Home w/ Kristen Doute

10/12/2018
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Vanderpump Rules, Kristen Doute joins Rachael to discuss the awkward experience of bringing a boyfriend home to meet the parents, Kristen's mom's run in with Tom Sandoval after their breakup and their relationship now, & Kristen and Rachael make plans to take a spontaneous & creative road trip to shake things up in their lives and get out of a rut. Rachael also intros with her accidental trespassing situation last weekend and her thoughts on Mental Health Awareness Day. Go see Rachael live...

Duration:00:59:06

Manifesting Your Best Life

10/4/2018
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Want to show up in life as your most authentic, productive and passionate self? Rachael sits down with her childhood bff and manifestation expert Kilee Johnson to learn some tips and tricks on how to take daily steps toward creating a kick ass life. Rachael and Kilee also talk about how they manifested having a round of drinks bought for them (by a creepy old man, but still, they made it happen). Kilee also explains how astrology plays a role in the various seasons of our life and how to...

Duration:01:01:43

Stassi Schroeder & Rachael Make Political Plans

9/27/2018
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Vanderpump Rules, Stassi Schroeder, everyone's favorite BHFAW guest joins Rachael today to basically meddle in Rachael's dating life. Yes, Stassi has become a "friend mom," lending advice, tips, and ways not to screw it up with the new guy Rachael is seeing. This includes story-boarding out Rachael's "future political adjacent wardrobe," hopefully modeled after Meghan Markle, if she is to continue to date said person. They chat about Stassi's new relationship sacrifice, attending Ram's...

Duration:00:53:24

Seeing Mistakes in a New Light w/ Keiko Agena

9/20/2018
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Gilmore Girls actress Keiko Agena joins Rachael to chat about her new book "No Mistakes: A Perfect Workbook for Imperfect Artists." The book is based on the principles of "no mistakes" in Improv and applies to life in general. What if we learned to view our mistakes as opportunities to grow and change? This book is a must read for all creatives and people looking to think outside the box and improve their life. Keiko Agena is best known for the TV show, GILMORE GIRLS, where she played Lane...

Duration:01:04:23

Testing Joke Limits w/ Sam Morril

9/13/2018
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Comedian Sam Morril joins Rachael to chat about his new 1-hour special "Positive Influence," presented by Amy Schumer, which airs this Friday, September 14th on Comedy Central. Sam is a brilliant joke writer, performer, and all around funny dude. Recently, Sam has been seen on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and “Conan” on TBS for multiple appearances. Rachael and Sam discuss joke writing, pushing the limits on funny, and life as a comedian....

Duration:00:55:16

Lindsay Lohan, 90 Day Fiancé, & making your dating "list" with Zack Wickham

9/7/2018
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Zack Wickham joins Rachael on this episode of Be Here For A While to discuss the dance heard and seen around the world by Lindsay Lohan. It was the gift we didn't know we needed and couldn't be more grateful for it. They also talk about getting into 90 Day Fiancé and how Zack had a missed opportunity to be on the show, which leads them into discussing Rachael's new theory about making a dating "list." If you don't make a list of what you want in a person -- and she's talking core life...

Duration:00:44:06

Summer 2018: The Summer of Love

8/30/2018
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Sabrina Danzyl joins Rachael on this episode to discuss the summer of crazy-quick celebrity engagements -- from Justin Bieber and Haley Baldwin to Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson. Most of them popping the question only after a few weeks. They debate how long it takes to really get to know someone and give their predictions on if these marriages will last. Tune in!

Duration:00:42:51

Summer Hiatus!

7/20/2018
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Hello friends - we're taking a brief hiatus to enjoy the summer! Make sure you're subscribed so you're alerted when we're back with fresh, new episodes! And be sure to keep emailing your topic/guest suggestions and any comments/questions to info@rachaelobriencomedy.com!

Duration:00:02:16

Rachael Keanu's Scott Eastwood

7/14/2018
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Rachael's best friend Sabrina Danzl is back on this episode of Be Here For A While... and it's appropriate because Rachael is about to "Keanu" Scott Eastwood. Yes, "Keanu" has become a verb. (Go listen to Bonus episode "An Email To Keanu" to get this reference!). Tune in as Rachael and Sabrina create Rachael's fictitious future with Clint Eastwood's son, including where they'll live, their children, and more -- sarcasm included ;)

Duration:00:36:37

The Drake Debate (and other pop culture updates) w/ Michael Yo!

7/6/2018
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One of Rachael's favorite comedians, Michael Yo, joins her on this episode of Be Here For A While to debate recent pop culture topics - ie DRAKE's new album and Ariana Grande's engagement to Pete Davidson... as well as discuss their comedy careers, juggling a career with a new baby, and making a name for yourself. And Michael drops one of Rachael's now-favorite quotes, "people outgrow jokes, they don't outgrow you". Comedian Michael Yo is a 2-time Emmy nominee, is a stand-up comedian coming...

Duration:00:39:53

Budget Friendly Beauty Tips with Ali Levine and Amanda Lauren

6/29/2018
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Rachael O'Brien welcomes podcasters/bloggers Ali Levine and Amanda Lauren on her show to discuss beauty and fashion tips and how to get a husband, on this week's episode of Be Here For A While. Learn sneaky tricks of the styling trade from celebrity stylist Ali Levine and get the best beauty insider tips (and brands!) from blogger Amanda Lauren. Tune into their podcast Things We're Too Lazy To Blog About.

Duration:00:42:16

Taking a Break and Self-Care Techniques with Christian Majewski

6/23/2018
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On a recent trip to Malibu, Rachael got the chance to learn some great meditation and self-care techniques which she's sharing on her podcast today with friend-friend turned friend, Christian Majewski! Tune in for Rachael's upcoming shows (including a European tour!) and to learn what she learned about meditation, male-female relationships, and family dynamics.

Duration:00:49:57

Comedian and Comic Book Author Danny Lobell

6/16/2018
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Rachael and comedian Danny Lobell discuss his new comic book, developing their comedy as they've grown up, and of course, dating and relationships. Catch Danny at the Hollywood Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals at his one-man show and tune in to learn about his comic book series!

Duration:00:44:27

Over-explaining with Sabrina Danzl

6/8/2018
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As best friends do, Sabrina has a secret word to shut Rachael up when she's over-explaining, which she does... often ;) The word is BANANA. And if it's really word-vomity: FLAMBÉ! The two besties catch up on life, recap some fun anecdotes of their time together in Boston with Rachael's dad Mike, and discuss getting over hard breakups. Tune in!

Duration:00:40:50

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. QUIP...

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 BEHERE...

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