Show Notes

Jamie Brickhouse joins us on the show today to share how he gets and stays sober and talk about his many accomplishments. Called a natural raconteur by the Washington Post, Jamie Brickhouse is a writer and comedic storyteller. He’s the author of the critically acclaimed Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze Sex and My Mother, which is an Amazon “Editors’ Pick” & “Best Biographies & Memoirs of 2015,” and Entertainment Weekly dubbed it “howlingly funny and glamorously tragic.” He’s the writer/performer of the multi-award-winning solo show adaptation, which the Washington Post dubbed “stylish…one of the most polished one-man shows.” Drag legend Charles Busch called his second solo show, I Favor My Daddy: A Tale of Two Sissies, “funny, touching, honest, insightful, and most of all, wonderful entertainment.” The winner of multiple awards, it’s based on Jamie’s forthcoming memoir. Jamie has recorded voices on Beavis Butthead, recently interviewed Matthew McConaughey for the worldwide San Miguel Literary Sala, has appeared on PBS-TV’s Stories from the Stage, and The Moth Podcast. He is a 4-time Moth Storytelling champion, National Storytelling Network Grand Slam champ, and 99-Second Story GrandSLAM winner. Jamie has been published in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, Daily Beast, Salon, and Huffington Post. He spent over two decades in the publishing industry and is founder and owner of redBrick Agency, a lecture bureau for authors. A native of Beaumont, Texas, he lives with his husband Michael in New York City. Follow Jamie on TikTok where his #storiesinheels videos have millions of views and 40,000 followers: @Jamie_Brickhouse. Find him @jamiebrickhouse on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and at www.jamiebrickhouse.com