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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Jun 13, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with comedian Michael Malone @malonecomedy to talk about his recent engagement and how to break down walls in relationships with people who stay guarded and the importance of communication. Bridget unleashes the Mafia on a lost love and Ken prepares for another "relationship" ending. 

Jun 6, 2017

Ken and Bridget are joined by Bridget's roommate, Sam Shahi, who shares some nightmare stories about dating in this hellhole called LA. What can she be doing different? Bridget and Ken intervene. Ken's new "situation" is moving along and Bridget finds serenity in her dog's shit.

May 30, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with Actor and Comedian, Jonathan Kite, (Oleg from 2 Broke Girls) to discuss dating as a celebrity, the Raya Dating App and sliding into those DM's and Bridget goes on Ashley Madison for "research purposes".

May 23, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with Tripp Kramer @trippadvice a Professional Dating Coach to discuss overcoming shyness, the art of conversation and how to not be creepy af when approaching the opposite sex. 

May 16, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with Sex and Relationship Expert Anne Hodder ACS. We discuss Bridget's struggle with robot dominance, Ken's Legend of Zelda type quest for a healthy relationship and Bridget gets grossed out by the word intimacy. Can she fix us? Tune in! 

May 9, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with Alana Levinson, @alanalevinson the deputy editor of MEL Magazine @WeAreMel to discuss what it means to be a man today and it's impact on dating in 2017. Bridget goes on a big girl date and Ken goes on a date where 50% of the participants know its a date. Him. 

May 3, 2017

Ken and Bridget are joined by the almost divorced Miss M who has jumped back into the dating pool head first and she's got stories.

Apr 25, 2017

The beautiful and talented Lisa Curry visits with Ken and Bridget to discuss Ken's recent trip to the Middle East to entertain the troops, Bridget's feeling funky and Lisa talks about the trials and tribulations of dating while being a career focused woman in Los Angeles while being haunted by a ghost.

Apr 18, 2017

Ken and Bridget visit with Comedian/Actor Steve Agee (Sarah Silverman Program/Crashing/Guardians of the Galaxy 2) to discuss the unveiling of Bridget's vibrator, long distance relationships, the 5 Love Languages and of course Ken gets dumped. Please subscribe on iTunes and give us a rating and review. We all die alone! 

Apr 12, 2017

Comedian Matt Kirshen joins Ken and Bridget to talk about dating apps and how to approach them. Ken celebrates his birthday with Bowling Girl and a tour bus and Bridget ghosts a dude for showing her a cat video. We're sane!  

Apr 4, 2017

Ken and Bridget interview the tornado of talent that is Becky Robinson. A regular on this season of MTV's Wild N Out, Becky is taking the comedy world by storm. Ken works with and falls in love with Magda from "There's Something About Mary". We couldn't stop laughing. Enjoy! 

Mar 28, 2017

Ken & Bridget interview writer/activist Gaby Dunn to discuss gender identity and the magical world of Skirt Club which is a singles mingles club for all women but aren't necessarily gay. Ken has lots of questions. 

Mar 21, 2017

Ken & Bridget interview Dave Goss the Founder and CEO of Trump Singles the new dating website for supporters of our 45th President. Can we all get along? Tune in and be sure to subscribe to Benched on iTunes and give us a rating and review. 

Mar 14, 2017

Bridget and Ken interview Cate and Matt who have been in a happy and healthy marriage for 15 years with 2 kids. Weirdos. 

Mar 7, 2017

Ken and Bridget are joined by comedian/actor Steven Randolph and comedian/model/actress Chelsea Skidmore to talk about their first date on set of a Bukkake and the challenges of being a couple in show business. It's an absolute MUST LISTEN. Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and give us a rating and review. 

Feb 28, 2017

Bridget gets her feelings diddled at a Masturbation Meditation Seminar and Ken learns all about the Polyamorous lifestyle from our amazing guest, Baron Vaughn. Tune in and don't forget to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes.

Feb 21, 2017

Ken and Bridget are joined this week by comedian and podcast host Justin Foster to discuss his upcoming move in with his girlfriend. Bridget gets ready to attend a masturbation meditation class that leaves us all speechless and Ken gets his ass kicked by a date in bowling and has his manhood questioned. Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and give us a rating and review. 

Feb 14, 2017

Bridget and Ken are joined this week by comedian Nicole Aimee Schreiber who questions her sexuality and sanity. Ken and Bridget both have successful dates. Is there hope? Tune in. 

Feb 7, 2017

Bridget and Ken are joined this week by writer (and Bridget's new roommate) Charlie Charbonneau who has very recently come out of a long term relationship. We autopsy the relationship and find out what's next after two long term back to back relationships. Is it time to bench himself or does he push forward in his quest for love? Tune in. 

Feb 1, 2017

Ken and Bridget reflect on the first 8 episodes. What they have learned and where they are at in their journey. Are they ready to come off the bench? Tune in to find out and make sure to subscribe and rate us on iTunes. 

Jan 24, 2017

Jay Light and Leah Lamarr join Bridget and Ken to discuss their one year old relationship. What's working, what's not working and where to go from here. 

Jan 17, 2017

Bridget and Ken welcome Anna Valenzuela to the show. Anna is in a new relationship (gross) and we discuss the joys and pitfalls of online dating, Bridget's quiet phone and Ken goes on yet another date. 

Jan 10, 2017

Actor Dusty Sorg (Westworld, Criminal Minds) visits with Bridget and Ken to discuss commitment, passion, acting and just a hint of stalking. Ken tackles Vegas sober and Bridget gets her first vibrator. 

Jan 3, 2017

Comedian Dana Moon (@danamoonme) joins Ken and Bridget to discuss managing the friend zone and the consequences of going beyond friendship. Ken goes through a break up (kind of) and Bridget is still on the no sex wagon. 

Dec 27, 2016

Comedian Brad Williams (Showtime, Comedy Central, Netflix) and his lovely fiancee join Ken and Bridget to discuss three ways, unicorns, vibrator shopping and their upcoming wedding.

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