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Episode 136 - Mike Recine

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Mike Recine (The Half Hour/Conan) talks about being fired from the Times Square Ruby Tuesday, working the door at Carolines, being a grocery store checker, starting stand up in a Panera at 15 years old, and how he enjoys when he works as a mover.

Check out Recine's podcast: https://sitdownpod.libsyn.com/

Here's is the puddier video proving "independent discovery" from MilkBrain: https://youtu.be/xeIwKpqoK8c?t=509

Brian Menepace's piece about RHCP: https://brendanmenapace.substack.com/p/brooks-wheelan-and-i-feel-good-about?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjozODAzNjAxLCJwb3N0X2lkIjo0ODUwODgsIl8iOiJqZllrVSIsImlhdCI6MTU5MDQyMDA3MywiZXhwIjoxNTkwNDIzNjczLCJpc3MiOiJwdWItNDQwMzAiLCJzdWIiOiJwb3N0LXJlYWN0aW9uIn0.8EbADNtLnWStg_2wsFNF9QLopLjSV1H6Jj65Ywy6_i4


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