Georgia Miriam Hardstark
(1980-06-08) June 8, 1980
Vince Averill (m. 2016)
Georgia Miriam Hardstark (born June 8, 1980) is an American television host and podcast personality. She is the current co-host of the podcast My Favorite Murder along with comedian Karen Kilgariff.
Her credits include a Cooking Channel series co-starring Alie Ward, Drinks with Alie and Georgia, Unique Sweets, and web series Classy Ladies with Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark. They also cast travel series Tripping Out with Alie and Georgia and Food’s Greatest Hits.
In October 2016, her book with Ward, Vintage Cocktails with a Twist: 75 Traditional and Reinvented Drinks was released by Page Street Publishing.
Hardstark cohosts a podcast with Ward called Slumber Party with Alie & Georgia, through Feral Audio. In 2016, the series began airing on Fullscreen. In 2016, she and Karen Kilgariff co-created the My Favorite Murder podcast. Beginning in May 2016, it achieved very high ratings on the iTunes comedy podcast rankings, appearing as high as number one. As of August 8, 2017, it was ranked #3 on the iTunes comedy charts. In its 2016 year-end issue, Entertainment Weekly ranked it the second best podcast of the year. The show was broadcast on the Feral Audio network until September 2017, when it moved to Midroll Media.
Before fame, Hardstark was a full-time receptionist, and would food blog while on the job. She and Ward were discovered after making a comedy video about creating a McNuggetini. The viral video received extensive media coverage.