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DOTJ e26: Chef Sal Scognamillo

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Patsys Restaurant will forever be linked to Frank Sinatra. Let’s listen to Chef Sal tell some stories about the Chairman of the Board and his crew.

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DOTJ e25: Nicolas Joly

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Wine legend Nicolas Joly is The Godfather of Biodynamic winemaking. His grasp of the world and nature is awe inspiring.

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DOTJ e24: Maria Sinskey

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Maria Sinskey is a celebrated chef and cookbook author. She now spends most of her time promoting transparency in food and the brilliant certified organic Sinskey Wines. 

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DOTJ e23: Kyle MacLachlan

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A damn fine cup of coffee, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Pursued By Bear Cabernet , three beverages connected to the prolific actor Kyle MacLachlan.

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DOTJ e22: Eddie Brill

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Eddie Brill is a stand up comic veteran. He’s appeared multiple times on David Letterman and booked the talent for 17 years. He’s been killing it for three decades. 

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DOTJ e21: Charlie McNamara

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Charlie McNamara has worked on countless films, including one of my all time favorites, Big Night. We discuss the film business–its nuances and its complexities. 

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DOTJ e20: Claire Paparazzo

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Claire Paparazzo discusses her YouTube show “Wine If You Want To”, and gives us some top wine picks for winter. 

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DOTJ e19: Garrett Oliver

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Let’s talk and taste beer with Brooklyn Brewery’s Brewmaster Garrett Oliver. Beer geeks raise your mugs!

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DOTJ e18: Fred Dex

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Fred Dex is a Master Sommelier. Let’s hear the amazing story of his journey to this prestigious title. 

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DOTJ e17: AC Lincoln

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Gotta Dance! This would be AC Lincolns’ Rebel Yell. Let’s listen to this talented hoofer share his passion  for tap. 

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DOTJ e16: Molly Cohen

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Molly Cohen has run over 50 Marathons! Why does Molly run? Let’s get some tips and wisdom from the superwoman herself.

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DOTJ e15: Joe Lockhart

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Joe Lockhart was  Bill Clinton’s Press secretary during the Lewinsky scandal and the impeachment hearings. He’s gone on to work with the NFL, Facebook and currently is a regular on CNN. I like to think of him as Mr Wolf, the fixer.

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DOTJ e14: Glen Heroy aka “Santa”

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Get in the spirit with Santa and let him tell you his best stories from the last 30 Years. 

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DOTJ e13: Marc Williamson

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Marc Williamson is the Mad Hatter of Harlem. His shop Flame Keepers Hat Club is the pinnacle of style and elegance. It is the only place you need to go to find your groove. 

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DOTJ e12: Ryan Looper

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Former opera singer and one of the top wine salesman in the country, Ryan Looper, helps you pick your wines for the holidays on this episode!

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DOTJ e11: Andre Tamers

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Andre Tamers has been featured in Bon Appétit , NY Times , SF Chronicle and more. His  wines are some of the most sought after in the country. His back ground as a painter in Spain has given him the vision to set pace in this competitive market. Join us on this amazing journey. 

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DOTJ e10: Chris Henchy

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Chris Henchy knows comedy. He co-created the insanely successful website Funny or Die. He has produced and written everything from Entourage, Between Two Ferns, Daddy's Home, The Campaign, The Other Guy and the list goes on. His new movie that he wrote and produced, Practical Jokers, will be out in the summer of 2019.

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DOTJ e9: The Oyster Diaries, Part 2

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Oyster Diaries Part 2- Lets taste the best Oysters from around the country with Michelin Star Chef Bill Telepan from Restaurant Oceana in NYC. Taste and texture...let’s go.

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DOTJ e8: The Oyster Diaries Part 1 and Chef Bill Telepan

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Shuck you and the boat you rode in on...let’s hear it from 2 oyster farmers and celebrity chef Bill Telepan. Listen here.

DOTJ e7: Nate Ready

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Nate Ready is a Master Somellier, making some of the most complex and compelling wines from Oregon and Washington the market has ever seen! He's known as the Wizard ...let's explore his genius. Listen here.

DOTJ e6: Eddie Pepitone

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Eddie Pepitone is a cult favorite on the LA Comedy scene. He’s a regular at The Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip and has his own Netflix Special ‘In Ruins.’ Listen here.

DOTJ e5: Ralph Alswang

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Clinton White House photographer shows us the hustle! Listen here.

DOTJ e4: Amy Stiller

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This hilarious lady hails from the royal family of comedy. Little known fact, she came up in the industry like the rest of us. Look for her one woman show "Just Trust" debuting winter 2018. Listen here.

DOTJ e3: James Shrum

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James Shrum is The World's Most Interesting Man. Let this great bartender-adventurer show you how to punch above your weight class. Listen as he reminisces about meeting with Nelson Mandela, John Glenn, Warren Buffett and more. He’s got amazing adventures and life lessons to share. Listen here.

DOTJ e2: Debra Devi

Yes! Women rock. Debra Devi continues to garner national acclaim as one of the most remarkable rock guitarists on the East Coast. She has put her stake in the ground. Let's talk music and about her new book. Yes, there will be wine as well. Listen here.

DOTJ e1: Rene Chun

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Let's listen to the amazing arc of journalist Rene Chun's writing career. He's written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Wired, Esquire and the list goes on. We'll share a rare bottle and discuss the fate of journalism, modern media and some career highlights from his dinner with Julia Roberts to having his live threatened by Joey Buttafuoco. Listen here.

Where to Find DOTJ Podcasts

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Podcast Crew

Tyler Damato

Tyler, producer and all-around tech guy for DOTJ, has known John since he was an ultra hip baby in Brooklyn. Aspiring musician turned up-and-coming wine professional, Tyler has lent the show his skills in audio engineering and enthusiasm for natural wines. These days, you can find him slingin' bottles at Fermented Grapes in Prospect Heights. Check him out on instsgram @hewhowineswiththedevil to see the best of his drinking escapades. 

Production

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