Life of the Party is the podcast that teaches you just enough to get by. Party tips, ice breakers and cultural conversation from Stephanie Hayes, Brittany Volk, the staff of the Tampa Bay Times and community experts.
Always compliment the shoes. Times society reporter Amy Scherzer joins the PartyCast with tips on how to start a conversation and insider information on who probably has booze in their jacket pocket.
For your next cookout: Lynyrd Skynyrd is on a retirement tour, along with the genre. Times pop music/culture critic Jay Cridlin discusses the band’s problematic history and uncertain future. Plus, the PartyCast talks I Feel Pretty and bad bras.
Happy Fourth of July from the PartyCast. It’s illegal to blow off fireworks in Florida, but not to buy or sell them. Times writer Christopher Spata gives us the history. And, is this a Sopranos podcast now?
Showing up late, bringing the wrong food, talking politics when everyone is tired of politics. The PartyCast breaks down the art of being a good guest with Tampa Bay Times food critic Laura Reiley. Also, Celine Dion and Serena Williams are both good singers.
The PartyCast welcomes back Christopher Spata to discuss the things that terrified us as children. Plus, Brittany has recommendations for fall TV that Stephanie will probably ignore.
It's time to talk A Star is Born with pop music/culture critic Jay Cridlin. Who is Bradley Cooper supposed to be, anyway? We have theories. Plus, there's another royal baby, and Banksy has done it again.
Mark Puente is an accountability reporter by day, bourbon hunter by night. He tells the PartyCast how he finds rare bourbons. Also, we dissect the lores of Michael Myers and Aziz Ansari.
Ernest Hooper joins the PartyCast to talk surefire conversation starters. What song was No. 1 when you were 14? What's your favorite cereal? Plus, a Judy Blume classic comes to the screen, and celebrities had weird Halloween costumes.
We're talking pictures with photographer Eve Edelheit. She has tips on lighting yourself in the dark, finding the best selfie angles and not being a bad friend at parties. Plus, it's a gossip lightning round with the Spice Girls and Freddie Mercury. (edited)
Book editor Colette Bancroft joins the PartyCast to talk about books that are instant buzzkills, from 50 Shades to Infinite Jest. Plus, a fun party game: Bronte men or Austen men?