Shiftfaced Podcast

#27 – Good for You, McDonald’s

After a day full of bar hopping around the city, a tipsy Tony and happy Sam sit down and enjoy some delicious rosé wine. They cover a variety of topics including summer bucket lists, Playland and the safety issue of amusement rides, vegetarian diets, Tony’s newfound running habit, pride weekend…

#26 – Summertime Funnertime

Tony and Sam chat about why they haven’t recorded in a while and how they’ve been enjoying their summer so far over some delicious local craft beer. Other topics include volleyball, tennis, the Money Fight and Connor McGregor’s jersey, Airbnb, landlord fights, champagne birthdays, serving demanding guests, and much more!…

#25 – Dopamine

Tony and Sam sit down for a post-shift chat over some local, delicious hard cider. The two talk about their recent trips to Mayne Island and the South Okanagan. Did you guys know there is a desert in Canada?? Other topics include how the cab system works, upcoming family visits,…

#24 – Shiftfaced Eats (Jamjar)

In this first segment of Shiftfaced Eats Tony and Sam perform a systematic review of local restaurant Jamjar, located on Commercial Drive in Vancouver, based on their vast combined experience working in the restaurant industry. The two give their respective thoughts on their recent dining experience at this folk-Lebanese eatery…

#23 – The Money Fight!

Tony and Sam are excited to talk about the confirmed upcoming fight between Connor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather! Has Connor just been lucky up until now? Or is he the real-life Rocky story like Sylvester Stallone believes? Other topics include marijuana and big pharma, mixed gender Olympics, pangea pods in…

#22 – Bootlegging and John McCartney

Tony and Sam sit down for a short but sweet chat post-shift. The two talk about a range of topics including the top 100 singers of all time, ridiculously rich 7-year-olds, serving tourists, Tony’s recent work injury, going to the symphony, the origin of the term “bootlegging”, calling people “bitches”,…

#21 – Elevator Pitch and the Japanese Mafia

Tony and Sam sit down for a post-shift, late night chat about a variety of ridiculous things. Topics include weekends vs split days off, training new servers, Campbell Bay Music Festival, rattlesnakes in Oliver, cutting pinky fingers off, the Yakuza, elevator app pitches on Apple, and more.  Opening song: Invincible…

#20 – The Art of Lying (with Jo Dworschak!)

Tony and Sam host a very special and lovely guest – local performer and podcaster, Jo Dworschak. The three meet for the first time and discuss what it’s like to create and run a game show. Jo gives some very interesting insight into what her podcast and live show, Story…

#19 – Forgetting Orders and Missing Buses

Tony and Sam have post-shift conversations over some delicious off-dry BC gewurztraminer about shitty serving shifts, their trip to Victoria, Terry Fox, barons and tycoons, island life, and much more. Things get real when the two can’t see eye to eye on what caused them to miss a ferry to…

#18 – U2 and I AM RAPAPORT

Tony and Sam sit down to taste some sake and chat about the events of the past few days. Topics include the U2 concert blunder in Vancouver, their attendance of Michael Rapaport’s live podcast show, touring local breweries in East Van, the Tourism Challenge Sam is embarking upon, Mothers’ Day,…

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