Ana Fernatt

is creating Champagne & Snark

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patron

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About Ana Fernatt

Currently editing a "real" video, but, for now, enjoy this unedited one-take quickie!
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I believe there is something special in our hidden, less-aired stories.

I created Champagne & Snark, because I got tired of hearing the same thing over and over again. I wanted to get to the real person behind the people I admired. 

I started listening to podcasts about five years ago as a way to ease my anxiety. I found that hearing friendly conversations between people who enjoyed each other made me feel calm and at ease. I hope you find the glimpse at well-known people’s humanity to be calming and unifying. To be real. This show helps me sleep at night.

I was particularly inspired by a Professor Blastoff, a podcast that published their last episode the week that I posted my first. Oh, the irony! On this podcast, they would sometimes have experts and other times invite their famous comedian friends to talk about science topics that interested them. I loved hearing people I "knew" talk about something I wouldn't expect. Champagne & Snark makes the whole show about that unexpected side of people you know so well.

What can you expect from Champagne & Snark in the next year:

This next year, I'm planning to do more live shows, more video and more national guests. Check the goals on the left side of the page for clear ideas on how you can get us there.

Why Patreon?

Patrons make things possible. There wouldn't be a painted Sistine Chapel ceiling without patrons. Even Michelangelo needed someone to pay for his paints.

It takes time to find and schedule guests, record and produce the audio at a level of quality that my listeners deserve. That time spent researching, recording and editing has become my full-time job, so Patreon helps me make decisions like "Can I really afford to do this show or do I need to rethink my whole life?"

Of course, there are also hard costs to running the show. Website and podcast file hosting, audio equipment, travel for live shows, and all sorts of other incidental expenses. Patreon support helps cover that.

Thank You

Every listener makes a difference, and for that I thank you all. The show is out there and free for anyone to listen to and enjoy. Tell your friends and spread the word. And if you find that you want to help push Champagne & Snark over the next big hill, consider contributing a small amount each month toward the show. With your help, Champagne & Snark can help us discover the hidden stories and honest humanity behind more famous faces!

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Select a membership level
$1
per month
How cute are you? At this level, you get access to my patreon-only feed and an exclusive sticker. I'm going to be using this community to share exclusives from the show.
$3
per month
For the price of a coffee, I'll give you a shoutout on the show or you can request a dedication to someone special in your life. You also get all previous rewards.
$5
per month
Damn son! You're giving up a footlong for Champagne & Snark! For that kind of money, I'll send you a holiday card and birthday card, because you're one of the family. Plus, you'll get all previous rewards.
$10
per month
At this level, we don't have any secrets. You'll be invited to the exclusive online after show on Google Hangout following at least one monthly podcast recording! You'll have me, a few glasses of champagne deep, ready to dish about the guest and whatever else comes up! I record these shows at all kinds of days and times, so I'll announce the Google Hangout in advance in the community here.
Limited (20 of 20 remaining)
$20
per month
You're invited to come by the Champagne Room and watch a show live! You also receive all previous rewards.
Limited (5 of 5 remaining)
$50
per month
Wanna be a guest on the show? Here's your chance. You'll also receive all previous rewards. Pledge must continue for at least two months to redeem award.
Limited (4 of 4 remaining)
$100
per month
Do you have a product or service that you'd like to promote? This level will earn you a monthly commercial spot and all previous rewards. Monthly commercial spot applies for every month that pledge continues.
Goals
$1 of $50 per month
With $50 a month, my champagne budget will be paid.
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