Sun, 15 December 2013
Stories of appetites, obsessions, and hunger pains.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spottswood on November 25, 2013 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.
Wed, 27 November 2013
Extra helpings of family secrets, evil step-grandmothers, famous fathers, and horrible dinner table conversation will be served. Stories from: Sean Keane, Marianna Cherry, Christopher Caen, Jay Beaman, Karen Duffin and Ali Liebegott.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Ali Liebegott on November 18, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.
Mon, 11 November 2013
Etiquette advice for stalking celebrities, becoming a man through Bar Mitzvah and phone sex, how breaking bones can be good for your health, and why sometimes you really need a BB gun to take down the Xmas tree.
Stories from: Bobcat Goldthwait, Moshe Kasher, Caitlin Gill, and Anna Seregina.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick on January 20, 2012 at the Purple Onion in San Francisco. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
Sun, 27 October 2013
What to do when your writing session is interrupted by men with guns, how a writer shouldn't plan for her retirement, a writer’s life in the porn industry, and one of Oprah's favorite things that you won't find on The O List.
Stories by: Kent Zimmerman, Sandra Tsing Loh, Jerry Stahl, and music by John Vanderslice and Marc Capelle. From October 14, 2013 at San Francisco's Verdi Club. Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
Wed, 9 October 2013
Stories of making an exit from: Mike Morasky, Brittney Gilbert, Michael Ching, Broke-Ass Stuart aka Stuart Schuffman, and Kelly Beardsley. Special musical performance by Carletta Sue Kay.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Ali Liebegott on September 16, 2013 at San Francisco's Verdi Club. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
Fri, 20 September 2013
Adventures and escapades with friends and lovers. The do's and dont's of vacationing with your S.O (platonic or romantic), including what to say when a Guatemalan judge asks you, "Do you know Michael Jordan?" Also, helpful notes for finding love in a bar in San Francisco or on a street corner in New Orleans.
Stories from: Law partners--Whitney Leigh & Matt Gonzalez, Bloggers, columnists, and fabulous gals about town--Melissa Griffen & Beth Spotswood, Artists and lovers--Danny Levesque & Joel Casey, and Queens of the SF literary empire, Radar Productions--Ali Liebegott & Beth Pickens.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick on November 21, 2011 at San Francisco's Verdi Club. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
Sat, 17 August 2013
Get schooled with these stories from teachers, students, and people learning (or not learning) formative lessons.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Jack Boulware September 24, 2012 at San Francisco's Hemlock Tavern. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
Sun, 4 August 2013
British bookbinder—Dominic Riley
Literary superstar—Michelle Tea
YA author and Mr. T. Experience frontman—Frank Portman
Poet, actor and storyteller—Hai Ning Luan
Musician and talent booker—Anthony Bedard
Mon, 22 July 2013
Mom, philanthropist and former model--Paula Williams
Fashion blogger--Adelle McElveen
Crafty lady and "What Not To Wear" victim--Pam DeLuco
Interior designer--John James
Former model turned writer--Meghan Ward
Author, teacher and performer--Richard Silberg
From March 21, 2011 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.
Sun, 30 June 2013
Stories of lies, deception, and trickery from:
The Roxie Theatre's--Mike Keegan
Sat, 25 May 2013
Misbehaving bar patrons, a trip to Mexico to unlock the secret recipe of a magical tostada, harrowing tales of restaurant openings, hitting rock bottom as a waitress, celebrities and reservation booking madness from inside one of New York's top restaurants, and when ramen noodles go wrong.
Stories from: bartender and performer--Jill Vice, Tacolicious executive chef--Telmo Faria, Nopa, Chow, and Kokkari, Chef and co-owner--Laurence Jossel, writer and recovering watiress--Ali Liebegott, owner of St. Vincent Tavern and author of Vino Italiano--David Lynch, Hapa Ramen chef-owner and author of over 20k tweets--Richie Nakano
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Craig Stoll May 20, 2013 at San Francisco's Verdi Club. Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From May 20, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.
Sat, 11 May 2013
Stories of parents and drug dealers, and parents who are drug dealers, an M.P. guarding high value detainees in Baghdad, how not to get into Egypt, lawlessness in Cambodia, spanking, late night run-ins with campus police, what to say when a cop wants to search your vehicle, and bedbugs.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spottswood. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
From March 25, 2013 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.
Sat, 27 April 2013
A Porchlight show unlike any other. Storytellers and readers take the stage for a unique literary, storytelling, and musical mixtape.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Evan Karp. Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From April 15, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.
Fri, 12 April 2013
Stories about getting over it and moving on from:
Deputy Chief of Staff for Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom--Deirdre Hussey, writer and comedian--Miles K., high school teacher--Karie Rubin, writer and performer--Kurt Bodden, and surprise stoytellers!
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spotswood. Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From January 21, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.
Sat, 30 March 2013
Criminal defense attorney--Renee Paradis
Comic and union organizer--Nato Green
San Francisco Poilice Department Sergeant--Carl Tennenbaum
Chief Judge of the Ninth Circuit--Alex Kozinski
Sat, 16 March 2013
Porchlight and SF Sketchfest present stories from:
Soccer journalist--Alan Black
Stand-up comedian--April Richardson
Zinester, illustrator, and pet portrait artist--Nicole Georges
Comedian, actor, musician, and host of “The Dave Hill Explosion”--Dave Hill
Comedian, actor, and writer --Scott Capurro
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick. Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From February 8, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.
Sun, 24 February 2013
Stories about mormons, stoners, sailors, families, a Civil War in West Africa, and Walt Whitman. Brave stories from courageous storytellers at Porchlight Open Door.
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spotswood. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
From January 28, 2013 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.
Fri, 8 February 2013
Stories about lost soulmates, painful geography lessons, Mexican prostitutes, an Afghani girl who wanted to become a pilot, Christian lesbian rappers, as well as insider tips for playing the slots in Vegas.
Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.
From January 30, 2012 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.
Sat, 26 January 2013
Ethan Waters - Author of Urban Tribes, co-founder of the SF Writers' Grotto, contributor to print, radio, and TV
Kelly Kegger-Beardsley - BART train operator, tour and school bus driver, and storytelling star
Veronika Cauley - Activist, former Army football player, and the first transgendered officer appointed to the San Francisco Veteran's Affairs Commission
Alex Momtchiloff - Marriage and family therapist
Joyce Maynard- Author of fiction and non-fiction works including At Home in the World, To Die For, Labor Day, and The Good Daughters
Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte. Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From 2004 at San Francisco's Cafe Du Nord.
Sat, 12 January 2013
Davy Vain - heavy metal legend
Chuck Prophet - singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer
Eric Shea - writer and musician
Anthony Bedard - musician, band booker, and co-founder of the Coalition of Aging Rockers
Brian Gorman – Musician, teacher, founder of Rock Band Land, and the Verdi Club’s own master of sound
Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte. Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From November 2012 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.