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AA members Don and Sam interview other AA members about their experience, strength, and hope in recovering from alcoholism. Expect both humor and inspiration as these AA members share their stories.

AA members Don and Sam interview other AA members about their experience, strength, and hope in recovering from alcoholism. Expect both humor and inspiration as these AA members share their stories.

Location:

United States

Description:

AA members Don and Sam interview other AA members about their experience, strength, and hope in recovering from alcoholism. Expect both humor and inspiration as these AA members share their stories.

Language:

English


Episodes

Real Alcoholic? [Season 2 Episode 4]

1/24/2022
Chris B. discusses his 45 years of sobriety with Don and Sam and answers an "Ask the Old-Timer" question from a listener. In a "Blast from the Past" Father Martin talks amusingly about how you might know if you're an alcoholic.

Duration:00:37:18

No Matter What [Season 2, Episode 3]

1/17/2022
Dorothy shares with Don and Sam about coming back to AA with a new-found enthusiasm for recovery. A new feature, #heardinameeting, premiers.

Duration:00:28:39

Connections in the AA Fellowship [Season 2, Episode 2]

1/10/2022
Elliott B. talks to Don and Sam about wisdom, action, and the power of fellowship.

Duration:00:28:07

Right in the Middle [Season 2, Episode 1]

1/3/2022
Don and Sam talk to Peggy, whose story is featured in the January 2022 issue of Grapevine.

Duration:00:23:03

"We Think Not!" [Season 1, Episode 13]

12/27/2021
Members discuss group chant traditions they like and dislike. A head-to-head stump-the-thumper contest.

Duration:00:34:41

To Thine Own Self Be True [Season 1, Episode 12]

12/20/2021
Alison talks to Don and Sam about getting sober as a young person, and navigating common stumbling blocks. Charlie asks the old-timer "how do I handle friends who don't believe I am an alcoholic?"

Duration:00:30:34

Too Smart to Get Sober [Season 1, Episode 11]

12/13/2021
Don and Sam talk to Coree about getting sober at 24 years old. In A Blast From the Past Bill W. shares a funny story at a talk he gave in 1960.

Duration:00:28:27

Getting Connected [Season 1, Episode 10]

12/6/2021
Paula D. talks to Don and Sam about helping two elderly AA members connect with AA meetings during the height of the Covid 19 pandemic. Paula's story appears in the December 2021 issue of Grapevine. She also shares two key actions to being published in the Grapevine.

Duration:00:27:39

Miracles Across Time Zones [Season 1, Episode 9]

11/29/2021
Don and Sam interview Terrie and her friend from the Australian Outback, Jennie, about the wonders of sobriety.

Duration:00:26:55

What's in a Name?—The Ashville Wharf Rats [Season 1, Episode 8]

11/22/2021
Don and Sam interview Chris C. about maintaining sober traction in slippery situations.

Duration:00:26:52

Completely Whipped [Season 1, Episode 7]

11/15/2021
Don and Sam interview Phillip from North Carolina about moving from fear to trust in AA.

Duration:00:28:15

Getting Comfortable with the Second Step [Season 1, Episode 6]

11/8/2021
Don and Sam talk to Cindy from Virginia about her early struggles with a higher power. Special feature "Hashtag Heard in a Meeting" debuts in this episode.

Duration:00:30:09

AA "Pen" Pals with Tom Z. [Season 1, Episode 5]

11/1/2021
Tom Z. describes his experience of helping incarcerated AA members through correspondence. In "Blast from the Past, " Bill W. recalls pacing the lobby of the Mayflower Hotel and his realization that he needed to speak with another alcoholic.

Duration:00:26:12

God Talk [Season 1, Episode 4]

10/25/2021
Don and Sam interview old-time Ritch, and play "Stump the Thumpers" with Melanie.

Duration:00:01:06

186 Home Groups [Season 1, Episode 3]

10/18/2021
Don and Sam interview A.J., who at 8 months sober hit the road to visit every meeting in his Midwest city.

Duration:00:25:17

Behind the Curtain, with Josh E. of the AA General Service Board [Season 1, Episode 2]

10/11/2021
Don and Sam interview Josh E., a General Service Board Trustee and current Chair of the AA Grapevine Board of Directors.

Duration:00:01:17

Who Are We? Featuring Michael M. [Season 1, Episode 1]

10/4/2021
Don and Sam introduce themselves to Grapevine podcast listeners. Michael M. from New York is this episode's guest. Michael's story, We Showed Them, is featured in the October 2021 issue of Grapevine magazine.

Duration:00:19:07