Breaker/Broken (Stories of the Heart) with Nima Kharrazi and Michelle Miracle

Hosted by two exes (Nima Kharrazi and Michelle Miracle) whose breakup was the catalyst for a live storytelling show in LA about heartbreak, this podcast is a combination of interviews and recordings from the live show where guests open up and talk about heartbreaking moments.
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Jun 24, 2017
Sunah Bilsted @thesunah tells a about lessons in attachment, secret notes, and competing against Kleenex Cold-Touch Tissues.
Ed Galvez @EdGalvez tells a story about dead Dads, Tinder/Brunch dates, and how sometimes laying down for an hour might just save your life.
Dylan Brody @DylanBrody talks about Susan Sontag, a one-armed love, and and shooting flares into the Hollywood sky
Jun 19, 2017

Sara Mattison, Pattie Tierce, and Esther Kustanowitz share their heartbreaking moments with us.



May 16, 2017

Meghan Parks is a performer/writer/comic at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre. You can currently see her in Thrones! The Musical Parody at Hudson Theater in LA, and on your TV talking about toilet paper in a Cottonelle commercial!

Twitter: @Meghan__Parks

May 11, 2017

Stories from Haley Driscoll (@haleydriscoll,, Brandon Burkhart (@BurkhartBrandon), and Cathy Ladman (@CathyLadman)

Live show in LA May 16, 2017 @BrokenshipsLA!

May 9, 2017

In this episode, Nima & Michelle discuss their recent GOOD NEWS, as well as losing friends, crying at TV-Shows, and advice for anyone who needs a good jeweler! 

Apr 12, 2017

Amber Tozer

Is a comedy writer who used to say she "lives in LA but wishes she lived somewhere else." She now lives in London with her new husband, so wishes do come true!

She has an illustrated memoir called Sober Stick Figure. Please buy it. 

Mar 27, 2017

Vicki Abelson is a wrtier/performer/producer and promoter.  She runs a literary salon called  Women Who Write. Featured contributor to Huffington Post, The Fix, and Reimagine Magazine.  Her book, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, and my Fucking Mother is an Amazon best-seller, and made the San Diego Book Review's Best of 2015. 



Mar 14, 2017

Episode 5- Jay Montepare stops by the Breaker Broken studio to talk about relationships, death, Indiana Jones, and the experience of being vulnerable onstage. We could have talked to him all day! 

Jay is a stand-up comic, host and actor. He's married to a woman named Elizabeth who he doesn't deserve. They live in Woodland Hills with their pitbull Maggie- who believes that Elizabeth is her mom and Jay is her boyfriend.


Mar 13, 2017

Renee Gauthier stops by the Breaker Broken podcast to make us laugh and get real about old relationships, sisters, and boundaries. Originally from Chicago, Renee started out doing improv with The Second City. She has done stand-up comedy for 10 years, has appeared on Chelsea Lately, Last Comic Standing, and currently works as the Head Writer on Lip Sync Battle. Follow her on twitter @nenegooter


Mar 13, 2017

As the co-host of the Breaker/Broken Podcast, and the catalyst for the show itself, Nima Kharrazi tells his side of the breakup, and he and Michelle discuss the before, during, and after the C-WORD (cheating). 

P.S. Two years later, Michelle and Nima are okay! 


Mar 13, 2017

After her breakup from her boyfriend Nima, Michelle Miracle started the live Breaker/Broken live show, and a few months later she told her story onstage. 

In this episode of the podcast, hear the story Michelle told onstage, and then Michelle and Nima discuss the aftermath, the importance of grieving the loss, getting back together, and lemon bars. 




Mar 13, 2017

When Nima Kharrazi broke up with Michelle Miracle, she started the Breaker/Broken live show as a way to process the pain and as a place for storytellers to talk about their own heartbreaking moments. Now, Michelle and Nima discuss their breakup, getting back together, and their goals for the Breaker/Broken podcast. Two years later, they can see that the end was the beginning...