So the last time we recorded an episode in the back of Grumpy’s bar was probably March 2nd, 2020. It was episode 202 with BOIDS. That was over 570 days ago.

That’s madness.

But all the same it felt tremendously special to be back at the back of Grumpy’s recording a podcast after a year and half of not doing it. So special in fact that we decided we didn’t want to overshadow the importance of the bar with a traditional “guest”, instead calling on none other than Walter J. Lyng to jump on this episode. Walter of course having recorded more episodes in the back of Grumpy’s with me than anyone else.

Also, I was right (well, I was wrong and then I was right) when I said we did an episode at about 1:00 am in the back of Grumpy’s. It was episode 42 with Mo Arora.

Anyhow, sit back, relax and enjoy the sounds of a podcast being recorded at the back of a bar, the way it was always intended.

Credit Where Credit is Due

As always, a big thank you to the providers of our theme song: Aural Turpitude!

Keith does all sorts of things here on, he works with the other founders on 9to5 (illustrated), co-hosts our two podcasts: The 9to5 Entertainment System and Go Plug Yourself and sometimes blogs here as The Perspicacious Geek.

Inés Anaya never stops finding ways to be funny: writing for Hindwing Press and The Beaverton, running shows like Stand Up Story Slam and getting on the mic at comedy shows all over the city when it is legally possible to do so. The best way to keep track of what she’s up to next is on Instagram @clout__atlas

Walter J. Lyng is a stand-up comedian based out of Montreal, you should follow him on Twitter @wallygoodtimes and on Facebook: Walter J. Lyng