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Ben Rimalower

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Latest 18 Sep 2021 | Updated Daily

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Fire Island — Cherry Grove & The Pines (w/ Ben Rimalower)

Hot Takes & Deep Dives

Jess is joined by Ben Rimalower (aka Countess Luann’s cabaret director) for the Fire Island deep dive of our dreams. Ben and Jess share an intense affinity for the history and culture of the gay safe haven hamlets of Cherry Grove and The Pines. We go deep on our first experiences of FI, history of The Invasion and the Meat Rack, discuss share house culture, being sober in the wonderland of sex & drugs, Provincetown vs. FI, Ben’s experience at the infamous Pines Party this weekend, the underwear party, Andy Cohen on the beach and a lot more! IG: @jessxnyc, @hottakesdeepdives, @benrimalower

1hr 15mins

9 Aug 2021

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Healing Our Relationship with Money w/ Ben Rimalower

Adult Child

In today's episode, we take a deep dive into our relationship with money - about the faulty programming beliefs ingrained childhood about money and how this shapes our relationship with it for the rest of our lives. Andrea is then joined by writer, producer & Real Housewives "whisperer" - Ben Rimalower - who shares about his lifelong battle with money, which he deems as his drug of choice.  http://www.benrimalower.cominstagram.com/benrimalowerFollow Andrea on social -www.instagram.com/adultchildpodwww.tiktok.com/@adultchildpodQuestion & Comments - Hit a Girl UpEmail  me @ andrea@adultchildpodcast.comOr leave a voicemail @ 415-562-8050Resources -Debtors AnonymousMind Over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders That Threaten Our Financial Health by Brad Klontz and Ted Klontz8 Ways Your Childhood Can Affect Your Money Habits Now

1hr 8mins

7 Jul 2021

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Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley and Broadway World's Ben Rimalower

On The Rocks: Where Celebrities & Cocktails Mix

On this week’s On the Rocks with Alexander: Where Celebrities & Cocktails Mix we chat with Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley about the reality of an actor's life during COVID, got some behind the scenes stories from her standout performances in Side Show and Next to Normal, and chat about heading back to the stage...with special guest co-host Broadway World’s Ben Rimalower...and host Alexander Rodriguez.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 39mins

27 May 2021

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Ben & Friends w/ Ben Rimalower (@benrimalower)

Dumpster Dive: A Reality TV Deep Dive

The Dumpster Divas are thrilled to be chatting RHONY with another fabulous guest this week! Tom & Cix are joined by Patti LuPone savant, writer, and (some would say) RHONY ‘friend of’, Ben Rimalower! They chat their favorite divas, Patti LuPone, Donna Murphy, Broadway shows of past and present, Countess and Friends, Leah’s conversion to Judaism, Wells Fargo vs. JP Morgan, plasma, IBS, micro-aggressions, fake Rose’, and Ben shares what these RHONY women are really like when the camera’s go down! Expect RHOBH coverage on Monday’s episode! Rate, review, and subscribe to Dumpster Dive on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and everywhere podcasts are heard! Subscribe to the Dumpster Dive Patreon page dedicated to the reality tv that shaped us! Now covering Flavor of Love Season 1! https://www.patreon.com/dumpsterdivepod?fan_landing=true Tom Hamlett Instagram: @thetomhamlett Cix Hamlett Instagram: @cixhamlett Ben Rimalower Instagram: @benrimalower Dumpster Dive Instagram: @dumpsterdivepod--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dumpsterdivepod/support

1hr 17mins

21 May 2021

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Ben Rimalower (Luann's Cabaret Director) on RHONY Nights w/ Bethenny, Producing Teresa Giudice’s Audiobook & more!

Hot Takes & Deep Dives

Jess is joined by Ben Rimalower, career theatre writer/director known to RHONY fans as Countess Luann’s long-suffering cabaret director. Ben shares stories of producing audiobooks for both Bethenny AND Teresa Giudice, filming RHONJ/RHONY, Halloween afterparties with Bethenny & Luann and his reaction to Bethenny’s “Life is Not a Cabaret” monologue. Ben also discusses his one man shows: “Patti Issues” (about his obsession with Patti LuPone) and “Bad With Money” (about his spending addiction). Follow @jessxnyc, @hottakesdeepdives, @benrimalower


10 May 2021

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Musical Theatre Debate w Tony Award Winner Adam Epstein & BroadwayWorld's Ben Rimalower

On The Rocks: Where Celebrities & Cocktails Mix

On this week’s On the Rocks with Alexander – it’s a hot musical theatre debate with Tony Award-Winning Producer Adam Epstein (Hairspray, Amadeus) and Broadway World’s Ben Rimalower as we chat divas, diverse casting, and PlayhouseLive’s Contemporary Musical Theatre Workshop...with host Alexander Rodriguez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 40mins

1 Apr 2021

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Gay Today S1e13- "Special Guests Codey Butler and Ben Rimalower"

Gay Today

4/17/17- Michael's boyfriend Codey stops by the 'studio' to chat. We host writer and star of the cabaret smash "Patty Issues" Ben Rimalower to talk all things Patti LuPone. 


11 Feb 2021

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BPN Happy Hour: Broken Records with Ben RImalower and Daniel Nolen

Equity One: Broadway's Happy Hour

Missing Happy Hour with your friends? BPN has you covered! Join the hosts of Equity One: Broadway’s Happy Hour (BPN.fm/EquityOne) as they catch up with your favorite podcast hosts! Each Wednesday and Saturday at 4:00 ("between shows” if you will) they’ll chat LIVE with some of Broadway Podcast Network’s best podcasters. Cocktails, games and laughs are guaranteed. So pour yourself a drink, and join us for Happy Hour on the Broadway Together Town Hall!@benrimalower@danielnolen@equityonepodcast@elliottmattox@calebdicke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

5 Aug 2020

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Patti LuPone! with Ben Rimalower! "Diva Soup"

For the Girls!

All Hail Queen Patti! We go to church this week with uber fan, Ben Rimalower and praise the holy name of the queen of Broadway, Patti LuPone. So bring all of your Patti issues as we contemplate her immense body of work and learn about Ben's life with her. Few fans we have met have intertwined themselves with their diva more fully than Ben. So get ready for all the tears, fears and queers. Don't Cry for us, Battle Angels, the truth is Life Goes On from the Les Mouches to Company, and we are going to eat all the Diva Soup we can. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 29mins

5 Nov 2019

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Ben Rimalower is the Broadway Mind Behind Countess & Friends (Interview w/Ben Rimalower)

Out in the Wild

We are joined by Ben Rimalower, the writer/director behind Countess & Friends for an epic kiki. We learn about Ben’s background coming up in the NYC theatre world to eventually working with his childhood idol, Patti LuPone, who inspired his one-man show, Patti Issues. He also chats about his second one-man show Bad With Money which centers on his struggle with spending addiction. We then get into the juice... how did he & Countess Luann find one another to create this insanely successful show? He also chats about working on Teresa Giudice & Bethenny Frankel’s audio books, his appearances on RHONY and tells the story of a crazy Halloween night after cameras went down. Follow @outinthewildpodcast & @benrimalower! 

1hr 4mins

16 Oct 2019