Benched Podcast

Playboy Magazine Advisor, Bridget Phetasy and Comedian Ken Garr search for answers in today's dating world. Divorced and in their late 30's, they tackle dating, sex, relationships, marriage and most importantly--their own inner demons. Candid interviews with guests about past, present and future relationships begs the question: are they destined to be single forever or will they one day find true love? Only time will tell. Until then, they're BENCHED! For inquiries: Twitter/Instagram: @benchedpodcast
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Dec 6, 2017

Our guest this week is Paul Shirley, who's NBA and professional basketball career has taken him all over the world and has given him more than enough "stories to tell on dates"... which coincidently is the name of Paul's second book "Stories I Tell On Dates"

Nov 27, 2017

Bridget's first roommate in LA and friend for 19 years, Amber-Rain, sat down to talk about why she's "benched".

Also Ken somehow neglected to mention that he introduced "Red Flag" to his whole family! 

Nov 21, 2017

Bridget and Ken had the privilege to sit down with former Chicago cop Steve “Scof” Schofield, who is a legend in the business when it comes to building top commercial production companies. Scof has been in the advertising world for over the past 27 years.

Scof also has a weekly podcast on Youtube called Schofield’s Flowers,  home of Scof on Scof. Along with his podcast, Scof will be launching his book of short stories about growing up in a mob flower shop owned by his grandfather Big Bill Schofield, partners with Dion O’Banion, in the 1920’s who was killed in the Schofield’s Flower shop in 1922.

Nov 15, 2017

Bridget's 20-year-old roommate comes on to talk about what dating is like from her perspective and her current plans to join the army. 

Nov 8, 2017

Kimberly Resnick Anderson, LCSW, is an AASECT certified sex therapist who has been helping couples and individuals achieve optimal sexual health and satisfaction for 25 years.  

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Oct 31, 2017

Bridget's cousin and best friend, Maggie, joins us for a hilarious discussion about getting off social media and abandoning these awful dating apps. 

Oct 24, 2017

Our guest this week is friend of the aforementioned "Dark Lord", Rick Sax. Rick is recently divorced and tackling dating life in Los Angeles in his 40's. He's got stories! 

Oct 18, 2017

Our guest this week is the hilarious Comedian, Lindsay Adams @lindsaysface We talk about managing anxiety in relationships,  dreams about vaginas, Bridget saves President Trump from murderous drifters in a dream and Ken's 90 days of celibacy lasts about 9 hours.

Oct 10, 2017

Our guest this week is LA Talk Radio Host Rachel Wolfson @wolfiecomedy to discuss that mary jane lifestyle and trusting your friends to find the right guy for you. 


Oct 4, 2017

This week's guest is the multi-talented Avery Pearson @averyfunny (Funny or Die, Showtime, Comedy Central) who joins our two pathetic hosts to talk about Fatherhood and that baby daddy lifestyle. 

Sep 26, 2017

Comedian Kelsey Cook @kelseycook joins us this week to talk about managing a comedy relationship, life on the road and how calling off an engagement actually saved her relationship. Ken and Red Flag call it quits (again) and Bridget goes home for a visit.

Sep 19, 2017

Actor and Comedian Tone Bell (Netflix's Disjointed) @tonebell joins Bridget and Ken to discuss proper etiquette (and security) for inviting girls back to your hotel room and how cocoa butter can change your dick game. 

Sep 12, 2017

This week's guest, Chris Cope (@chriscopecomedy) we talk getting paid with pies, dating younger women and the art of social media flirting and our Game of Thrones crushes and Ken destroys his career in Billings. 

Sep 5, 2017

Comedian and host of the Podcast "Reality Bites" Courtney Kocak @courtneykocak joins us this week on Benched to discuss Ken's extremely complicated monogamous/polyamorous/relationship/non-relationship and Courtney's live in relationship and how the "what is this?" talk came up. 

Aug 29, 2017

Our guest this week is the amazing comedian, Kyle Shire, @kyleshire He's here! He's gay! He's built like a linebacker! We talk Dad Bod Orgy Audits, Bridget's July Sextacular continues and Kyle loves Titties! (just the word)

Aug 22, 2017

This week's guests, Rachel and Jesse, are a polyamorous couple who discuss the polyamorous lifestyle with Ken & Bridget. The challenges, the perks, the amazing sex! 

Aug 16, 2017

Our guest this week is Comedian Faith Choyce. We talk about how to have the I like rough sex talk and how to find love on Tinder!  

Aug 8, 2017

This week's guest is Luna Viola, @lunaviola1 Bridget's beautiful house guest from London for the summer. The girls fawn over boys while Ken turns over a new leaf and becomes a hardened Alpha Male straight outta Compton. It'll all make sense when you listen. 

Aug 1, 2017

Our guest this week is the great Nate Weatherup @nateweatherup my roommate, friend and unpaid therapist. We discuss that special bond you have with roommates who tolerate your inability to do dishes.

Jul 27, 2017

Yogi Alexis Novak (@alexisgirlnovak) visits with Ken & Bridget this week to talk about Bridget's new Tinder experiences, Best Practices for your online dating profile, the exclusive Raya dating app and the joys of being Gaslit. 

Jul 18, 2017

Jay Light (@dietjay) is our first return guest (Episode 8) and visits with Ken & Bridget to discuss his recent break up. Ken and Bridget listen earnestly to understand the signs of a doomed relationship. We're all screwed! 

Jul 11, 2017

Kasey Koop (@kaseykoop), Playboy Columnist, Stripper and Comedian is our guest this week. We talk about the dating life of a stripper, getting clean and sober at the strip club. It's really an amazing story! Tune in. 

Jul 4, 2017

Eden Dranger (@eden_eats) is our guest this week on Benched. We talk about moving in and out of the friend zone. Can you go back in once you've come out? We also answer some mailbag questions from some fans. 

Jun 27, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with actor, Maxx Maulion, to discuss life after divorce and the fear of "getting back out there". Ken spends a sober week with family and friends in Vegas and Bridget juggles interested suitors. 

Jun 20, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with Comedian Jeanne Whitney to talk about self worth, self doubt and sober dating. Ken opens up about his own sobriety and Bridget just wants to find a Fire Fighter to put out the fire in her pants. 

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