The AA Grapevine Half-Hour Variety Hour

Each week long-time AA members Don and Sam will interview a different member about their experience, strength and hope, in a casual “meeting after the meeting” manner. Special features will enhance each episode.

A new podcast episode will be available in English every Monday at 9:00 am EST.

 

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Episode 1: Who Are We? Featuring Michael M.

Don and Sam introduce themselves to Grapevine podcast listeners. Michael M. from New York is this episode's guest. Michael's story, We Showed Them, is featured in the October 2021 issue of Grapevine magazine.

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Episode 2: Behind the Curtain, with Josh E. of the AA General Service Board

Don and Sam interview Josh E., a General Service Board Trustee and current Chair of the AA Grapevine Board of Directors.

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Episode 3: 186 Home Groups

Don and Sam interview A.J., who at 8 months sober hit the road to visit every meeting in his Midwest city.

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Episode 4: God Talk

Don and Sam interview old-time Ritch, and play "Stump the Thumpers" with Melanie.

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Episode 5: AA "Pen" Pals with Tom Z

Tom Z. describes his experience of helping incarcerated AA members through correspondence. In "Blast from the Past, " Bill W. recalls pacing the lobby of the Mayflower Hotel and his realization that he needed to speak with another alcoholic.

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Episode 6: Getting Comfortable with the Second Step

Don and Sam talk to Cindy from Virginia about her early struggles with a higher power. Special feature "Hashtag Heard in a Meeting" debuts in this episode.

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Episode 7: Completely Whipped

Don and Sam interview Phillip from North Carolina about moving from fear to trust in AA.

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Episode 8: What's in a Name?—The Asheville Wharf Rats

Don and Sam interview Chris C. about maintaining sober traction in slippery situations.