The AA Grapevine Half-Hour Variety Hour

Each week long-time AA members Don and Sam will interview a different member about their experience, strength and hope, in a casual “meeting after the meeting” manner. Special features will enhance each episode.

A new episode is released every Monday.

Grapevine Podcast: “Help” is a Complete Sentence [Season 3, Episode 23]

Peg M. from Washington, DC shares that she did not have a one devastating bottom, but a series of small bottoms that piled up. Destructive drinking and destructive behavior brought her to AA. In a “Blast from the Past” Bill W. shares about AA’s singleness of purpose, in a talk from 1957. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-11-28T00:59:53-05:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: I Didn’t Want to be an Alcoholic [Season 3, Episode 22]

Don and Sam share tips for staying sober through the holidays. Claudette K. from Tacoma, WA shares about the importance of “the meeting after the meeting” where she learned how to socialize without alcohol. A new feature, the “Ask it Basket,” includes some AA history about how the basket came to be. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-11-25T06:16:48-05:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: Grateful Instead of Hateful [Season 3, Episode 21]

Don K. tells the incredible story of his journey through the Steps with his sponsor, which led him to forgiveness and a place of gratitude and peace. Our own Don M. visits the General Service Office in New York and talks to several AA special workers. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-11-25T06:47:55-05:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: One Breath at a Time [Season 3, Episode 20]

David S., author of an article on the 11th Step in the November issue of Grapevine, shares with Don and Sam. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-11-10T05:35:28-05:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: Recovery is Progressive Too [Season 3, Episode 19]

Amy B. From Washington State discusses how she went from alcohol no longer working, and almost killing her, to a life that is pretty calm and drama free. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-10-31T00:25:25-04:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: Of Elders and Bleeding Deacons [Season 3, Episode 18]

Long-time AA member Diana shares with Don and Sam about getting sober at a young age and trying to continue to be a helpful group member. Diana works at the GSO, and talks about when she shares that information. Alan calls in an “Ask the Old-Timer” question. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-10-24T00:48:33-04:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: What’s in a Name?—The 704 Group [Season 3, Episode 17]

Keith shares with Don and Sam about the unusual name of his home group. He talks about being a “dry drunk” the first three years of his sobriety, and finding spiritual relief in working the Steps and getting involved in service. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-10-17T00:41:26-04:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: Anonymity and the Media [Season 3, Episode 16]

Jody and Mike discuss their experience with anonymity in AA groups, in the workplace, in public and in the media. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-10-10T00:51:44-04:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: Anniversary Special [Season 3, Episode 15]

The AA Grapevine Half-Hour Variety Hour turns one-year-old this month. To celebratewe created this special anniversary episode. First Don and Sam talk with the gangat Grapevine about the creation of the podcast. Later you’ll enjoy listening to some hilarious bloopers that didn’t make it onto the weekly podcast. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-10-04T00:24:10-04:00Grapevine Podcast|

Grapevine Podcast: Tough Love [Season 3, Episode 14]

Lynn W. from Billings, MT, whose article appears in the October issue of Grapevine magazine, shares about reaching out instead of closing up, and that while the pursuit of oblivion never worked, being open to a spiritual solution does work in her life. Note: please listen to our Grapevine podcast one-year anniversary special, to be released on Tuesday, October 4 at 9 AM Eastern. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at store.aagrapevine.org.

2022-10-03T01:03:06-04:00Grapevine Podcast|
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