The NarBar Podcast

Seattle Comedians Narin Vann and Josh Firestine poke fun at pop culture, politics, society, the internet, and each other. Weekly guests give juicy rumors, answer lightning fast questions, and reveal the whitest thing they've done. With witty banter, funny guests, and weird, surprising segues, the NarBar Podcast is sure to leave you smiling and waiting for more! "My Trunk is called the NarBar because that's where we drink from" -Narin Vann
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-Josh and Narin

Sep 8, 2017

Back in 2006 or 2007ish I wrote a song. Its about having a terrible hangover. I channeled my inner weird al for this

May 31, 2017

Comedian Dylan Avila joins Narin and Josh at The NarBar to talk about being attacked on stage and how its changed his life for the better.  Narin and Dylan get sidetracked with memories at the Local 907 comedy nights, and we even got into the whitest thing Dylan has done, his guilty pleasure, weird song lyrics, and lightning round!

Mar 13, 2017

A good friend of the show Jack Ballard comes through and talks to Narin and Josh about stand up comedy, and Biggie Smalls' disturbing lyrics.  Narin tells us WHY he is the greatest minister of all time and Josh tells us the weird reason for why he doesn't trust President Trump.  As always, the show features The Whitest Thing You've Done, Lyrics, and Lightning Round.

Mar 6, 2017

The NarBar gets sophisticated this week by making Mimosas to pair with Bulgogi Burgers from Burger Seoul in Tacoma.  Comedian Ben Beckett joins the guys to talk about starting out in stand up, secret Facebook groups, music, meth, the whitest thing you've done and of course Lightning round.  

Feb 27, 2017

The NarBar hits the road on this episode as Narin and Josh travel to the lovely apartment home of Casey McLain, a Tacoma based comedian, writer, and podcaster who also dabbles in "Food Science".  Casey also tells Josh and Narin about how he got balled up by Lupe Fiasco, our favorite baseball players, music, and as always, the episode wraps up with a fun game of Lightning Round!

Feb 18, 2017

This weeks episode features Seattle comedian Mary Lou Gamba!  Mary Lou is crushing the comedy game right now, and impressing a lot of people, including Josh and Narin at The NarBar.  From hilarious jokes on stage and off, to professional juggling, Mary Lou has seen it all, and we got her to tell it all to us!  

Feb 9, 2017
We took a week off, but WE ARE BACK, BABY!!! Narin and Josh meet up Jupiter Zirkua and Jey Cieri to talk about their band Stuffy Doll! Based out of Bremerton, WA, Stuffy Doll is playing gigs all over the west coast and you can check out their EP "Down The Storm Drain" available March 14, 2017 on Bandcamp, Spotify, Soundcloud, and iMusic. We talk about music, the whitest thing you've done and a Two-fer edition of Lightning Round!
Jan 24, 2017
Cheri Hardman

In the fourteenth installment of The NarBar, comedian and producer of Bourbon Jack's Joke Off, Cheri Hardman (@cherimmhmm) joins Narin and Josh to have only a FEW drinks and ridicule modern music, talk about stand up comedy, competitions, roasts, and as always, we ask "What's The Whitest Thing You've Done?" and win "Lightning Round"

Jan 19, 2017
NarBar Lisa Wallen

This Week, Narin and Josh sit down with Seattle comedian Lisa Wallen to talk about the female Facebook community she organized, anime, perverts, weirdos, and her guilty pleasure!  

Jan 10, 2017

Silong Chunn is an actor, music producer, artist, business owner, philanthropist, and just a gosh darn pleasure to be around! We talk about Cambodian culture in America and abroad, and he tells us all about his career and how he got to where he is, among the whitest thing he's done and Lightning round!

Jan 4, 2017

This week, our friend Stephen Ward joins us to talk about what its like to be a video game tester for Nintendo, and what his parents think of his decision to be a kid forever.  Stephen also drops some serious music knowledge on young Joshua, sprinkled in between the whitest thing you've done and Lightning round!

Dec 26, 2016

Robert Moore joins Josh and Narin on a journey to talk about Music, Comedy, and life as a Cowboys fan.

Dec 20, 2016
Our guest this week is comedian Andrew Rivers. Andrew came over to tell us the whitest things he's done, compare the Beach Boys to Wu Tang Clan, and to talk about his podcast "Don't Quit Your Night Job"


Dec 12, 2016

This weeks episode is a fun one!

Bremerton comedian Richie Aflleje joins Narin and Josh to talk about exercise and fitness, Tourettes, comedy, music, and Narin's homemade taco Bake.  Listen and find out whats the meanest thing anyone has said to Narin, Josh, and Richie, and hear some of the meanest things they have said to other people.  

A couple surprise guests add to the madness this week, so thank you Jonny Bracelet and Kaycie Cao!   Please listen, enjoy, like, comment, share, and as always, feedback is highly appreciated




Dec 7, 2016

Josh and Narin travel to the living room of radio superstar Jose Bolanos!  You can hear Jose every weekday morning on "Brooke and Jubal in the morning" on Movin' 92.5 Seattle, and we talk to him about radio life, how he got to where he is, and all the people who have helped him out or been an influence.  

Lukas Seely, renowned chef, comedian, and actor, joins us to talk about food, Big Sky Comedy Festival, and gives us the recipe for a perfect stand up comedian starter kit. 


Thi Episode was a lot of fun!  please enjoy, like, comment, share, and as always, feedback is appreciated.

Nov 24, 2016

Our good friend Big Ted comes through to tell us his inspirational tale of triumph over addiction and disease, and to talk about life, food, and explain what the #FuckYouTedFriday spirit is all about. #FYTF If you like the episode let us know! if you have any feedback on how we can improve, please let us know!

Nov 22, 2016
Join us this week as we take our guest, Chad Denick on a journey to discover the benefits of open carry gun laws, how the movie renting game has changed, and what some famous song lyrics are really about...
Its a whole lotta fun this week and Chad has some great "whitest thing you've done" stories. Listen, Like, Share, Subscribe, and as always, feedback is much appreciated.
Nov 14, 2016

 Seattle comedians Narin Vann and Josh Firestine are joined by Austin Shepard, and Austin talks to us about what its like to be a brand new aspiring comedian while still trying to study for a social studies quiz.  And as always, we validate some rumors, find out whats the whitest thing Austin has done, and Josh catches Austin off guard with lightning round!  

There's a little bit of election business but none of that divisive nonsense.  In fact, the only truly divisive portion of this show is that in unrelated conversations we talked about Biggie AND Tupac in the same episode!