Bridget Phetasy

Bridget Phetasy is a stand-up comedian, writer, and host of the Walk-ins Welcome podcast you can find right here on Ricochet. She’s written for everyone from the New York Post to being the “Playboy Advisor” for that august magazine. Bridget and Jon discuss the state of comedy, the joys of recovery, and her recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s number-one-rated podcast.

Bridget’s song of the week is “Graveyard” by Devil Makes Three. The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Grey Cell Green” by Ned’s Atomic Dustbin. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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There are 5 comments.

  1. HankMorgan Coolidge

    Sounds like you’ve become a big fan of the ‘royal we’.

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    • November 15, 2019, at 5:34 PM PST
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  2. kedavis Member

    Am I missing something? If Bridget Phetasy is basically a comedian – or maybe comedian/alcoholic – why was she the Playboy Advisor? Did she give advice on how men and women can make fun of each other’s wardrobes or sexual peccadilloes, or something?

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    • November 16, 2019, at 6:34 PM PST
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  3. Zed11 Lincoln

    Don’t know what garbage Bridget went through on Twitter that caused her temporarily stepping away, but always good to hear her here.

    Can relate to the long slog with writing. Never expected to have a sizable run writing for various musician-oriented magazines. College degree was business-marketing, but a chance internship at the Palo Alto Weekly gave me the bug. Soon found myself interviewing and hanging out with all kinds of musicians, which wasn’t that different from my childhood (both parents were SF-based jazz pianists). Never expected to pay a PG&E bill with it, then did. Took many years of freelance cowboy-ing outside of “real jobs” to get good, good enough to get hired as an Assistant Editor and have the privilege of telling a particularly awful boss, “Bye.”

    Fan of both of you, and don’t worry, Chief, Steeze may not be here anymore, but I’m not going anywhere. ZedsNotDead

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    • November 16, 2019, at 7:02 PM PST
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  4. KarenZiminski Lincoln

    Jon, good job with the guests!

    • #4
    • November 17, 2019, at 3:15 PM PST
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  5. Andrew Member

    If Stephen “Open Borders” Miller isn’t on I may actually listen!

    • #5
    • November 18, 2019, at 12:05 PM PST
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