The Berlin Patient
By Joel White
To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.
In 2010 Joel and his girlfriend moved from Sydney to Berlin. After a month she left him and flew back home to be with a tattooed barista who was in a band. To try and win her back, he sent her over 90 minutes of audio recordings that contained horrendous anecdotes, Hollywood cliches and he even passed off Pearl Jam lyrics as his own. He recently found these files and instead of hiding the shame, he sat down with some friends, comedians and a therapist to analyse the lies, depression and desperation that a break up brings.
||CleanEpisode 10: The First Anniversary||The King’s Speech producer and Joel talk about how they did a similar thing to try and save a relationship. We also hear how Joel went crazy in Prague and wore makeup.||28 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 09: I Forgot Her Name||In the final episode Joel reflects on what he learnt, then we listen to him drink some water, he reads a story and then it all literally breaks and falls in his lap.||19 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08: The Therapy Session||Want to know why Joel did all of this? So does he. Join him for therapy as he tries to get to the bottom of “Serious Joel”, wearing her socks and the pizzas.||7 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07: The Most Creative Lie Ever Told||Joel gives an Oscar winning performance that would make Kevin Spacey jealous. He then decides to start a barista cake delivery service.||29 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06: The French Novelist||In this episode, Joel meets a French novelist in Berlin soon after his girl abandoned ship in 2010. They talk about a range of topics including whether or not trying to find ‘the one’ is nonsensical.||22 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05: Stealing from Pearl Jam||Joel rips off Pearl Jam to try and hit an emotional home run. It falls flat and then he needs a hug.||15 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04: What’s up with Ex Girlfriends, Mum?||Strap in because we listen to a really bad stand-up comedy set Joel did about the break up in 2011. And then he chats to his mother about what happened and gets her thoughts on it all.||8 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03: How to Trick a Fortune Teller||Joel shows you how to never win a girl back as he tricks a fortune teller, gives you some fashion tips and analyses a diary that was left behind.||1 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: Eating a Pizza While Wearing Her Clothes||Joel settles in to talk about cheap pizzas while wearing some of her clothes. He then hits an emotional home run by questioning if she’s used the special gift he bought her.||25 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: Black Box Recording of a Break-up||In this episode, you’ll meet Joel, who thought it was a great idea to email his ex-girlfriend audio recordings to try and win her back after a plane crash of a breakup. Come and sift through the burning wreckage as we try to figure out what went wr||16 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I've only listened to one episode and I really enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to the rest and to see how this goes. Very funny!
Very funny and original
Unwind with a glass of red and pop this on the hifi. Your world will get so much brighter after listening to this sociopathic disaster.