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The Avanti Woman

The pandemic has been difficult for all of us.  We’ve all had to adjust to a new way of life, finding creative ways to do things and ‘life’ differently.  Moms, however, particularly ‘working moms’ have had the greatest of challenges.  They had no choice but to wear multiple hats, juggling dozens of roles, striving and working hard to keep the day-to-day operation of their careers, family and kids’ lives as smooth as possible.

 

In this episode, we hear from 3 amazing women share from their experiences and how they found the strength and courage to juggle it all throughout the pandemic and navigate even more change as the world aims to open up again.

 

Sara Citak, Anita Gastelum and Rachel LaForce are three phenomenal, do it all, strong women.  These women are not only career women juggling multiple companies, but they’re also moms, wives, cooks, therapists… keeping it together for themselves and everyone else amidst a crazy world that has gone through so much change in the past 2 years and continues on to go through even more change.

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Please Remain Calm Podcast

We have comedians, podcasters (Common Ground), married couple, & new parents Rachel LaForce and Alex Gettlin along with baby Jonah, explaining how the baby made it through birth, then how his mom made it. Rachel goes in depth on her first-time mom journey. Everything is going great, so great that the baby won't come out. Rachel gets induced, has a long labor, delivers, then starts to severely hemorrhage & needs emergency surgery. In between we learn about doula's, birth plans, advocacy, massages that become vision quests, shaman women, why OB's are super chill all the time, how to stop a pregnant woman bleeding with your arm, NICU's, giving birth on the nurses last day at work, where to put placentas, what "Full Frat Dad" mode is, plus Danny tells some stories where a home birth went wrong. Rachel & Alex are great guests & really funny, & baby Jonah joins us for the whole show but didn't chime in much. This episode goes full term.

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Joshrado Podcast

In this episode the guys welcome Comedian and Writer, Rachel LaForce to the beef bungalow. Rachel has beef with people who lack spatial awareness. Gerado has beef with people who don’t know the difference between “open mics” and “shows”. While Josh talks out his beef about people who say they’re “hangry”.

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Invade The Decade

This week they invade 1962 with Rachel LaForce (Common Ground) and run down The Beverly Hillbillies, The Manchurian Candidate and getting woo woo with sound waves.

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Basic Witches Podcast


Call it fate, call it karma, call it anything but random that actor/writer/comedian Rachel LaForce ended up in The Comedy Store studio for the most real-talk talk. You'll be uplifted as we talk about lifting yourself up out of depression, how to be your own parent, and unlock the hustle vs. flow balance. LaForce is a force to be reckoned with, tackling self-care and creating alter ego characters with zero ego. We'll chat "Tracey", mood rings, actual angry birds, asking for what you want, and we have a whole lotta laughs. In closing, Leah and Rach give Rachel a Goddess Oracle Card reading.

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Kore Women Podcast


KORE Women provides a unique idea of “home” for the hearts and souls of women. We are a company that strategically empowers women to promote strength and wisdom. RACHEL SAT DOWN WITH KORE’S FOUNDER, DR. SUMMER WATSON TO DISCUSS HER JOURNEY THROUGH HOLLYWOOD. 

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Sleeping with Sarah Podcast


Sleeping with Sarah is a podcast where comedian and narcoleptic, Sarah Albritton interviews people in her bed. They talk about sleep, comedy and relationships. RACHEL AND SARAH talk navigating LA, getting started with Second City, the pilot process, the importance of language, narcolepsy, dating, and more!

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Choose Your Own Religion

 
Choose Your Own Religion is A PODCAST THAT AIMS TO FOSTER communities where we honor our differences so that we can recognize our similarities, places made of believers of all stripes as well as atheists, skeptics, and people who say, “I don’t know what you’d call me.” Because if I've only learned a single thing in all my Sundays, it's that we all need a community. Even when we make our own path, paths are made so that more people can walk together. So: let us pray. If you're into that kinda shit.

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Talking Late Night with Max Kantor


Talking Late Night with Max Kantor highlights comedians while focusing on their Late Night influences and artistic careers.

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VoyageLA: Meet Rachel LaForce
 

Rachel was recently featured in VoyageLA Digital Magazine for their section “LA’s Most Inspiring Stories”. LaForce talks candidly reporting her thoughts on; Show Business, Failure + True Grit.

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Redford Is a Really Funny Sketch Group That’s (Gasp!) Not From UCB


Tens of views aside, Redford is really good. Accessible, well-acted, and, at many times, laugh-out-loud funny, their material makes me think of watching SNL 15 years ago, when I didn’t think of comedy as a career, and characters hit me in the pit of my stomach. Hopefully you all feel the same. REDFORD, baby!

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My Favorite Genre Parody Sketch (Right Now)


A few weeks ago, I covered iO sketch group Redford in all of their glory. This week, I’m back to celebrate Redford, even though I really don’t want to so close to the last time, but here’s the thing: their 70s Gangster is the a perfect, to-the-point execution of genre parody, done for no money, and in under two minutes.