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Brooke van Poppelen

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Brooke Van Poppelen and Andrea Wallace

You're Making It Worse

Side Work podcasters Brooke Van Poppelen and Andrea Wallace join Brent, Eliot and H. Alan to talk about life on the front lines...of the service industry, and why you never want to get on the bad side of a knife-wielding waitress scorned. Then, Lesbian Avengers assemble! (It's a real thing.) And are straight people allowed to use the F word? Kid Rock seems to think so because he supposedly has gay friends! Although if that were true, someone would've put an end to that goatee a long time ago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


8 Jul 2021

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Brooke Van Poppelen's Server Stories

Brass Taxes

Brooke Van Poppelen has slung food and beverages everywhere from coney islands in Detroit to fine dining restaurants in New York City while she established herself as the comedian and performer we know her as today. But as many of us know, there are no guarantees, and even after hosting a TV show for multiple seasons she found herself back to looking for service industry work last year. In the meantime though, she started Side Work Podcast which keeps her and her listeners in touch with what it's like on the front lines of food and beverage service these days.Also in this episode, Caroline talks to Stuart MacKenzie; a bar and restaurant owner in Cincinnati, OH who comes from the music world there. He shares his experience keeping his businesses afloat during a particularly challenging year, with the help of a nihilist fast food parody account.This episode was produced and edited by Caroline Creaghead, also produced by Rus Garofalo. Theme music is "Settle Up" by Donwill, and our guests were:Brooke Van Poppelen http://www.brookevanpoppelen.com/Stuart MacKenzie http://northsideyachtclub.com/nihilist-arbys/"Brass Taxes" is a production of Brass Taxes.


15 Feb 2021

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The Detroit Sound with Brooke Van Poppelen

The Real Gentlemen of Queens

The Gentlemen are back on the scene with another musical geographical exploration. They go deep on the sound of the Motor City with Michigan native, comedian and host Brooke Van Poppelen (Sidework Podcast, Comfort Zone EP). They talk Motown, J Dilla, Bob Seger and beyond. You can listen to the accompanying podcast on Spotify.

1hr 12mins

19 Aug 2020

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Eggs with Brooke Van Poppelen

Smart Mouth

Raw egg shakes, saving the world while grossing out grocery store cashiers, and perhaps even more proof that Christopher Columbus was bad at his job, with comedian and podcaster Brooke Van Poppelen. Plus some Kids in the Hall appreciation. Join Katherine on Instagram Live on Thursday, October 17 at 4pm Pacific Time to talk about the episode and other food history stuff: www.instagram.com/smartmouthpodcast/ Smart Mouth is on Patreon: www.patreon.com/smartmouthpodcast www.instagram.com/smartmouthpodcast/ www.facebook.com/groups/268127480409103/ Please subscribe to (and rate & review) this podcast in iTunes or any podcast app so you never miss an episode! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/smart-mouth/id1171755407 SOURCES: https://amzn.to/2VLm9Vb https://amzn.to/2IVjQd5 https://amzn.to/2OXzjgm https://amzn.to/2IUJhvo https://amzn.to/2ORQfVS https://amzn.to/2ORQccE https://amzn.to/2VMQNxn https://amzn.to/2nOp5nv https://www.wattagnet.com/articles/7165-outlook-for-egg-production https://web.archive.org/web/20080915080915/http://www.bcnorth.ca/magazine/pages/Jim/egg/egg1.htm https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/128/10/1716/4723080 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-the-chicken-conquered-the-world-87583657 MUSIC: https://amzn.to/2BbFAx9


16 Oct 2019

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Episode 96 - Brooke Van Poppelen

Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan

Brooke Van Poppelen (Girl Code, Hack My Life) talks about the time she was so hung over she threw up making a person's bagel in front of them, being so broke she went to church, how Iowa made her realize she wanted a divorce, and she gives the low down on how to steal cd's if you work at Tower Records. Check out Brooke's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/side-work-podcast/id1449651821 Get the mug: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore see Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/showsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 26mins

19 Aug 2019

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Ep. 62- Meat Sauce Heist w/ Brooke van Poppelen

Yelling About Pâté

the fellas discuss what a shame it is that new york is cultural wasteland of no great tacos, and karl posits that complaining about vegans has become more annoying than vegans themselves, in what he dubs "the nickelback effect." then the boys are joined by comedian and tv personality @brookevp to discuss her years in the trenches of being a server, and a michigan meat sauce so good you'd put a heist team together for it.

1hr 7mins

24 Jan 2019

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TV Guidance Counselor Episode 334: Brooke Van Poppelen

TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

September 3-9 , 1988 Today Ken welcomes comedian and host of TruTV's "Hack My Life" Brooke Van Poppelen to the show. Ken and Brooke discuss Ken's L.A. Air Bnb, being stuck in Brooklyn, PTSD, being terrified of open spaces, panic attacks, Bablo Island, Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan, field trips, The Topsfield Fair, Stony Creek, board games, butter allergies, bulletproof coffee, the Olympics, a childhood as a gymnast, Miss America, The Peanuts, shared experiences, Freaks & Geeks, being a Lindsay Weir, The Wonder Years, the after school slot, Nickelodeon's Turkey TV, Canadian Television, the "before and after school room", Degrassi High, Los Angeles' infestation of mutant mosquitoes, being raised by weird Mid-Western couples who are not your parents, Roseanne, hillbillies, private school, bags old shoes, double fisting popcorn, free Potato Salad, Bag O'Burgers, Leave it to Beaver, working for the school newspaper, meeting Jerry Mathers, magical beings in your house shows, being a free range kid, childhood deaths by misadventure, the buddy system, growing up with a D.A.R.E. officer, S.A.R.G.E. the drug education robot, This American Life, peanut butter oil as a drug, Roscoe's School Program, TGIF, Full House, 8pm bedtimes, ALF, having two TV's, seeing films that are fall too challenging for your age with your father, Twin Peaks: The Return, Unsolved Mysteries, and the horrors of New Hampshire Pepsi Machines.

1hr 30mins

29 Dec 2018

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Brooke Van Poppelen and Jenny Owen Youngs

Sidekick with Matt Mira

Matt Mira takes a backseat in another episode of Sidekick with Matt Mira. This week, Brooke van Poppelen (Hack My Life) hosts, with special guest Jenny Owen Youngs (Buffering the Vampire Slayer). Brooke and Matt play My Strange Addiction trivia, Jenny performs her song, Your Apartment, and Matt reveals some House Hunters secrets.


12 Oct 2017

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Slumber Party With Alie and Georgia

Go deep and get out your shame alarms, it's a brand new Slumber Party! This week, hilarious and effervescent comedian Brooke Van Poppelen joins Alie and Georgia to chat cures, dog rescues, and ghost dicks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

6 Jan 2017

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The Best Show with Tom Scharpling

Tom only takes calls from non-dudes! RODNEY IN SUB-EAST NEWBRIDGE talks about Halloween! BROOKE VAN POPPELEN calls in to talk about her new album! Plus, Brett Davis and Pat Byrne give a live report from a special WRESTLING TRIP!

3hr 3mins

2 Nov 2016