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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

Heather McDonald's funny stories about being a woman in comedy

11/17/2017
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Comedian Heather McDonald stops by to chat with Rachael about being a woman in the male-dominated comedy world. They start with light conversation in the beginning of this podcast... discussing the season 6 trailer for Vanderpump Rules and being invited to fancy galas. This transitions into the not-so-light topic of the myth that Heroin keeps you looking younger. Don't do drugs kids, but it is sorta fascinating. (Tune in to get the truth!) After that light convo, they each tell an...

Duration: 00:54:22


Bonus: Thanksgiving Binge

11/16/2017
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Rachael chats with John and Daryn of Martinis & Murders about their favorite episodes on each other's podcasts! Feast on these shows @ www.Wondery.com/Thanskgiving Rachael’s Binge: Martini’s Binge:

Duration: 00:07:40


A Ghost Encounter in London w/ Stassi Schroeder

11/9/2017
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In this episode of Be Here For A While, Rachael and Stassi give allllll the details on their favorite places to eat and play in Europe -- specifically, their favorite restaurants in Paris! They also re-tell the story of Rachael's terrifying ghost encounter in their chic London airbnb. It's terrifying. The girls recount how Stassi made an entire double decker tour bus miss learning about Westminster Abbey... and they start laying the plans for Stassi's cult and Rachael's gang. Fun fact: the...

Duration: 00:49:32


Here's The Real Reason Kristen Doute Left Europe...

11/3/2017
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Kristen Doute and Rachael haven't seen each other in a month!! When you put two best friends together with a few cocktails and a whoooole lot to catch up on in a room, you get a very honest, hilarious, revealing podcast. Kristen reveals the real reason behind the great Europe-gate scandal of 2017... and it might not be what you'd expect! Rachael and Kristen also talk about the upcoming season of Vanderpump Rules on the heels of the release of the Super Teaser, Rachael's word-vomiting...

Duration: 00:53:27


Amity Bitzel: My Parents Adopted a Murderer

10/27/2017
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After hearing this story from a fan that reached out on Instagram, Rachael immediately had to interview Amity Bitzel. On this episode of Be Here For A While, tune in to hear one of the craziest true crime stories we've ever heard, as told by Amity Bitzel in her first-hand account of living with a known murderer. In 1984, in a quiet and modestly affluent suburb of Cape St. Clair Maryland, a 17-year-old-boy named Larry Swartz murdered both of his adoptive parents. In 1993, after serving nine...

Duration: 00:52:23


Real Life Entourage with Alec Shankman

10/19/2017
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Rachael's longtime friend, talent agent Alec Shankman, tells his career story on this episode of Be Here For A While. From being the owner of a nightclub to starting a brand new department at his agency in Hollywood, Alec's story is a wild ride -- and really great insight into what kind of winding path your Hollywood career could take. For any aspiring actors, producers, or agents -- or even if you just love learning about the entertainment business -- tune in!

Duration: 00:43:44


Legendary rockstar Bryan Adams

10/12/2017
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Rachael had the honor of interviewing Bruan Adams on this episode of Be Here For A While. As he is someone she's looked up to and listened to since she can remember, Rachael eagerly asks Bryan about how his career began, some of his most memorable songs and performances, and what he's working on now. Tune in for a one-on-one conversation with this rock and roll legend. Bryan Adams is a singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist. Adams rose to...

Duration: 00:42:47


Matthew Paine embarrasses Rachael on the regular. These are their stories.

10/5/2017
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Over the past few days, Rachael has spent a ton of time with her bestie, Matthew Paine, and a lot of embarrassing things have already happened. They start off the episode by sharing the moment Rachael realized she has confused Patrick Duffy with Alan Thicke for over 10 years. They then talk about how Matthew nearly embarrasses Rachael all. the. time. They chat about how Matthew accompanied Rachael on an awkward first date, his shenanigans at Rachael's audition, and they recall a hilarious...

Duration: 00:50:39


Introducing Dirty John

10/2/2017
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A true story about seduction, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times. Listen to the rest of Dirty John and subscribe here so you never miss an episode: https://smarturl.it/dirtyjohn

Duration: 00:03:27


Almost Famous with Rachael's sound guy, Greg Hunter

9/29/2017
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Greg Hunter is just your typical sound guy, who has also been on major rock tours, filmed with A-list celebrities like George Clooney and Richard Gere, and acclaims his favorite LA job to be working at a flower shop. No joke. Rachael and Greg chat about life in Los Angeles and Greg tells Rachael about his former job delivering high end flowers to to the Beverly Hills elite. His stories really could be the makings of a reality show what with being propositioned by women, delivering to cast...

Duration: 00:54:58


Rachael spills the tea on Bravo's Daily Dish

9/28/2017
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Rachael breaks down the Brittany and Jax Take Kentucky season finale with Bravo’s Daily Dish hosts Megan Segura and Rachael Roberts. They also discuss comedy, Real Housewives, and Vanderpump Rules.

Duration: 00:37:27


Rachael & Stassi recap their Hangover-style Vegas trip!

9/21/2017
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What do Enrique Iglesias, stand up comedy, strip clubs and gambling all have in common...? They all sum up Stassi Schroeder and Rachael O'Brien's Vegas weekend! Find out how Rachael accidentally ended up with $1,500 in her purse and why Stassi and Rachael walked out of the Enrique Iglesias concert before he even came on stage... on this week's episode of Be Here For A While.

Duration: 00:52:40


Zack & Rachael aka Will & Grace

9/14/2017
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Rachael's fabulous bestie Zack Wickham joins her on this episode of Be Here For A While to catch up and dive deep into their favorite topic - DATING/RELATIONSHIPS - but not before geeking out over the Will and Grace revival (Rachael's truly a Karen), traveling, Rachael's new workout kick, and the logistics of hiring a professional cuddler.

Duration: 00:57:43


Rachael chats with stand-up comic and Vine phenomenon Ry Doon

9/7/2017
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Rachael and comedian Ry Doon, drink cocktails and chat about everything from the life of a comic, how Ry became one of the biggest Vine stars and the one time that he got recognized by a homeless man. Ry discusses how he started in the business, how he developed his crazy arsenal of characters. Ry first became well known for his Jay-Z impressions as well as Vines where he creates pandemonium on the streets of Boston. He posted his first couple of Vines on February 21, 2013, a month after...

Duration: 01:07:52


Hollywood history and becoming a successful actor... with Spencer Garrett

8/31/2017
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Actor Spencer Garrett (and his scarily accurate Christopher Walken impression) join Rachael on this episode of Be Here For A While to chat about growing up in Hollywood and leading a successful career as an actor, appearing in over 50 series. Self-proclaimed workaholic, Garrett shares his experience working in Hollywood, dealing with some crazy heartbreak, and truly finding his nitch after decades in the industry. After college, Garrett worked on the hill in DC for NPR and thought he may...

Duration: 01:05:06


Storyworthy's Christine Blackburn on how to tell a solid story

8/25/2017
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Comedian and brilliant storyteller Christine Blackburn joins Rachael on this episode of Be Here For A While. Christine is the host of Storyworthy, a lively show featuring true, personal stories told by Hollywood’s most interesting talents. Christine Blackburn hosts this weekly show who’s guests include Adam Carolla, Bobcat Goldthwait, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Phil Rosenthal, Dana Gould, Sugar Ray Leonard and many more talented comedians, writers and actors. As a producer, writer and skilled...

Duration: 00:47:55


Rachael and Stassi take Mexico

8/17/2017
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ICYMI Rachael and her bestie Stassi Schroeder are currently in Mexico - pulling a full on Sex And The City Movie anniversary trip. It was a last minute trip for Rachael who was invited 12 hours before the plane left LAX for a couples resort in Cancun... Confused? Listen in as the girls tell the why, the how, and the WTF. Tune into Straight Up with Stassi to hear Part 1 of their trip!

Duration: 00:44:20


Live podcast warm up w/ The Bitch Bible’s Jackie Schimmel

8/11/2017
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Re-release of the first time Rachael and Jackie Schimmel from The Bitch Bible podcasted together! Get your tickets for their LIVE PODCAST at The Hollywood Improv on August 22 at 10pm at hollywoodimpov.com! Queen Bitch Jackie Schimmel, creator of blog turned podcast The Bitch Bible, is here to make Rachael feel better about her delusions of grandeur and reveal her life story. From working on Chelsea Handler's Chelsea Lately and After Lately to walking away from arguably the best desk job...

Duration: 00:54:06


An honest convo w/ bombshell Kathryn Dennis of Bravo's Southern Charm

8/3/2017
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On this episode of Be Here For A While, get to know Southern Charm's redhead bombshell Kathryn Dennis as she joins Rachael via phone from Charleston for real talk! Kathryn dishes on behind the scenes moments and relationships from the show, and tells Rachael about the Kathryn we don't always get to see on camera - the eclectic, artistic, goofy southern girl who paints, reads, and nerds out on "brain stuff" from time to time. The girls discuss dating, fitness, and learning from mistakes to...

Duration: 01:15:44


Advice & listening to your gut with psychic Chris Medina

7/27/2017
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Psychic Chris Medina joins Rachael on this episode of Be Here For A While after giving her her first reading ever! Rachael gets to know Chris' past and how he's known he had a gift since a very young age. They dig into how Chris reads clients and they talk about how important it is to trust one's intuition. Chris assists those who really appreciate honest guidance for their own personal journey. Whether it is closure from a loved one or other emotional situation, an alert to a personal or...

Duration: 01:14:45

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