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Does it Pay to Peddle Perfectly Posh? w/ Bad on Papers Becca Freeman

Shady Shit

It's an MLM episode!  That means you need to tell at least 3 people about this ep for it to play. Bad on Papers Becca Freeman joins Casey to talk about "self care" company Perfectly Posh, what MLM's we would join if we had to and how screwy the FDA is. Spoiler! Casey comes up with multiple MLM's while recording so check your DM's boss babes!!   GIVEAWAY ALERT! Along with today's episode we are giving out a copy of the book American Royals which is a Bad on Paper favorite and a recommended read by both Casey and Becca. Write a review to enter! xoxo   Produced by Dear Media.


26 Mar 2021

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Ep53: Holiday Gift Shopping with Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman

Gee Thanks, Just Bought It

Bad on Paper’s Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman dish on what they’re excited to give and excited to get this holiday season. It’s the one year anniversary of Gee Thanks, Just Bought It! It’s hard to believe we launched on Black Friday 2019 and here we are in the throws of another (weirder) holiday season. We’re happy you’re here!(Follow Gee Thanks! on Insta: www.instagram.com/geethanksjustboughtitpod! I wanna see you there! And on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/geethanks)THE GEE THANKS GIFT GUIDES ARE HERE!: https://www.geethanksjustboughtit.com/gtjbi Mentioned On This Episode!Le Creuset Cast Iron Pan: https://fave.co/39iloMq Lodge Cast Iron Pan ($40 off today!): https://amzn.to/3fywzBHThe Always Pan ($50 off today!): https://fave.co/39fSw7j Cook With Milo: https://fave.co/3fyPwnyShop the Gee Thanks! Bookstore and support Semicolon Books: https://bookshop.org/shop/geethanksjustboughtitCashmere Socks: https://fave.co/3nQMG0aBombas Socks (20% off today!): https://fave.co/3mcuvSgLe Labo Candles (up to 25% off some items!): https://fave.co/3fHhk9tHerbivore Coconut Milk Bath (25% sitewide!): https://fave.co/3l9czXcBrightly: www.brightly.eco The Sill plants! (50% off for Black Friday): https://fave.co/3q1uLWCOlive & June (25% off everything!): https://fave.co/2UZWAjIServing New York (support NYC’s restaurant workers!): https://servingnewyork.shop/products/presale-serving-new-york-for-all-the-people-who-make-nyc-dining-unforgettable-cookbook?variant=35763304595621Goldbelly for local food nationwide: https://fave.co/35Wp5FrGlerups Slippers (20% off!): https://fave.co/2USz1JtEquilibria CBD: https://fave.co/2KImhUb10 Foot Charger: https://amzn.to/39dLFeEWool and the Gang Knitting Kit (40% off!): https://fave.co/363Kbld Visit www.geethanksjustboughtit.com for even more recs and shop the...  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


27 Nov 2020

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Little Fires Everywhere S1E3 with Grace Atwood, Becca Freeman, Abbe Wright, and Emma Shafer

The Adaptables

On this episode of The Adaptables, Abbe and Emma dish about episode three of the Hulu adaptation of Celeste Ng’s bestselling novel LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE. They’re joined by Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman from the Bad on Paper podcast! Abbe, Emma, Becca and Grace discuss awkward dinners at The Richardson household, the importance of that perfect dress for the homecoming dance, the stigma that every woman wants to be a mother, 90210, Joshua Jackson (duh), and more. Discussion breakdown: Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman talk about starting their hugely successful podcast, Bad on Paper (0:55–1:25) Emma recaps the episode and reviews this episode’s fire count (1:25–2:26) Bebe struggling to feed her daughter and the incompassionate store clerk who refuses her formula (2:48–5:17) The differences between the show and the book (5:17–8:20) A 90210 shout-out (8:20–9:03) Brian and Lexie fighting over the stolen essay idea from Pearl for Yale; using sex as a bargaining tool (9:05–10:48) Fake friendship between Lexie and Pearl and a cringeworthy shopping trip (10:50–12:22) Quote from Celeste Ng about bringing the internal thoughts, realizations, and motivations of the characters to light by the screenwriters “It was really fascinating to watch the screenwriters figure out how to dramatize some of those quiet moments.” (12:22–13:10) A dress for the dance. Did anyone else match with their friends? (13:11–14:20) Mia has been talking to Bebe about the baby she left at the firehouse and begins to help Bebe search for her baby (14:30–16:35) Elena and Mia meddling in other people’s business (16:35–17:25) The creepy, anxiety-inducing final fifteen minutes of the episode (17:25–18:10) Themes of motherhood throughout the episode (18:11–19:25) Quote from Celeste Ng about how becoming a mother made her look at her relationship with own mother differently: “I now start to understand why my mom did a lot of the things she did.” (19:25–20:09) The stigma that every woman wants to be a mother and the cultural attitudes of the mid-‘90s (20:12–22:15) Awkward dinner table chat at The Richardsons (22:15–23:16) Quote from Celeste Ng on reflecting on growing up in Shaker Heights, Ohio and writing about race and class: “It was a neighborhood where race was something that we talked about—or at least we tried to talk about.” (23:16–24:26) Izzy trying to reinvent how others perceive her at the Homecoming Dance (25:10–27:00) Moody ruining everything and the set-up of a major love triangle (27:01–29:25) What happened with Izzy and April? (29:25–31:10) Mia learns where Linda’s adopted baby has come from (31:11–33:12) Favorite ‘90s moments: the music at the dance (Chumbawumba!), a slow, haunting Phil Collins cover, “Do you have any Grey Poupon?”, Tyson Beckford, and disposable cameras. (33:12–35:15) The heightened drama when Bebe sees Linda McCullough and her baby as she crashes Mirabelle/May Ling’s birthday (35:15–36:20) Joshua Jackson as a dad. Are we really that old? (36:20–37:15) What are Grace and Becca reading? (37:14–39:15) Grace and Becca’s favorite book-to-screen adaptations (39:15–40:55) TV show recap: Flashback to December 1996, where we see Bebe struggling with her infant daughter Lexie steals Pearl’s experience for her Yale essay; Brian admonishes her Mia has been talking to Bebe about her infant daughter, whom she left at a firehouse. Bebe wonders if she’s even still the baby’s mother Lexie and Pearl grow closer, shopping together Izzy trying to rewrite the script about what’s being said about her at school The Homecoming dance! Lexie and Brian having sex in the limo A 1st birthday party for Mirabelle, the adopted daughter of Linda and Mark McCullough, thrown by Elena Mia invites herself to the party in order to figure out if Mirabelle is actually Bebe's lost daughter, May Ling We learn something about Izzy and April’s friendship fracture Bebe crashes the birthday party and sees her daughter again, in the arms of another mother LITTLE FIRES COUNT: 2 🔥 Mia’s lighter while she’s smoking weed 🔥 The lighting of the 1st birthday candle at Mirabelle/May Ling’s birthday The Adaptables is a podcast from Read it Forward and Penguin Random House that dives into your favorite book-to-screen adaptations. This season, we’re watching the Hulu adaptation of Celeste Ng's LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE. Join hosts Abbe Wright and Emma Shafer as we interview authors, insiders and Celeste Ng, herself, about what makes an adaptable great, why watching and reading are important self-care rituals, and the many other books and shows we are binging and loving right now. Because at The Adaptables, we love to watch what we read. (Warning: there will be little spoilers everywhere.) Send us an email or voice recording to AdaptablesPod@Gmail.com. What did you think of the episode? Are you watching the show? Is Hulu’s LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE a successful adaptation of the book? Follow @ReadItForward on Twitter and Instagram, follow Bad on Paper podcast on Instagram at @BadonPaperPodcast and listen to the Bad on Paper Podcast here. Follow Grace Atwood on Twitter and Instagram @GraceAtwood and Becca Freeman at @BeccaMFreeman on Twitter and Instagram, tweet your thoughts on episode 3 and other adaptations you love. Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. NEXT UP: We’ll recap episode four with Camille Perri, author of THE ASSISTANTS and WHEN KATIE MET CASSIDY, and Quan Barry, author of WE RIDE UPON STICKS.


18 Mar 2020

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91. Be There in Five on Paper (with Grace Atwood & Becca Freeman)

Be There in Five

Go to mylola.com and use code BETHEREINFIVE for 30% off your first month's subscription of Lola feminine care products that are 100% organic cotton and chemical, fragrance, synthetic, and dye free.HOTLINE: 312.379.9676To support the Be There in Five podcast and allow it to keep running ad-free, head to patreon.com/bethereinfive. $1 gets you access to early releases of episodes and bonus content!Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review!Follow Kate on Instagram for more pop culture commentary throughout the week @bethereinfiveiTunes not working? You can listen at bethereinfive.com/podcastShop Be There in Five artwork & remindoormats at bethereinfive.etsy.comJoin our Facebook group here to discuss the podcast!Be There in Five is a pop culture podcast, specializing in a stream of consciousness style recap of current events, which is also peppered with celeb gossip, 90s nostalgia, the current zeitgeist, the influencer economy, social media, entrepreneurship, bravo shows, housewives, reality tv, women's small business ownership, wellness, mental health, and sharing anecdotes/life lessons from a "multi-preneur" who's still trying to figure it out. Can you tell i wrote this for the keywords? Love ya!

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10 Dec 2019

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Grace Atwood + Becca Freeman | The Joy of Single-ness

Press Send with Chinae Alexander

This week, I’m joined by Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman, co-hosts of the Bad on Paper podcast. We’re answering your burning questions about going into business with a friend (and how to get comfortable with the confrontation that inevitably arises), watching your ex move on and embracing the single life, and coming to terms with a changing body and finding the clothes to make it look amazing. Connect with Grace + Becca: Instagram: @graceatwood / @beccamfreeman / @badonpaperpodcast Facebook: Bad on Paper Podcast Website: thestripe.com / badonpaperpodcast.com Connect with me: Instagram: @chinaealexander / @presssendpodcast Twitter: @chinaealexander / @presssendpod YouTube: Chinae Alexander Website: chinaealexander.com / presssendpodcast.com Special Offers On This Episode: THRIVE: Get 25% off your first order + a free 30-day trial when you visit thrivemarket.com/PRESSSEND AUDIBLE: Get a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals free when you visit audible.com/PRESSEND or text PRESSSEND to 500-500


28 Aug 2019

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Ep. 24: Grace Atwood & Becca Freeman from the Bad on Paper Podcast

Sarah's Bookshelves Live

In Episode 24, Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman (Co-Hosts of the Bad on Paper Podcast) join me to talk New York City books and bookstores and share their experience as Book of the Month judges. This post contains affiliate links, through which I make a small commission when you make a purchase (at no cost to you!). Highlights How Grace and Becca first met (and if they initially liked each other). The original premise (and name) of the Bad on Paper Podcast. Their first ever book club pick for the podcast’s book club. Grace and Becca’s reading Venn Diagram. The Bad on Paper Book Club. The book I had a totally different opinion about than Becca and Grace. Grace and Becca’s favorite book club episode ever. The underrated gem Grace and Becca both think everyone should be reading. Speculation on how publishers distribute marketing dollars among their book list. Grace and Becca’s favorite NYC bookstores (McNally Jackson, The Strand). Rumors about how books make it onto the front tables in bookstores. Grace and Becca’s favorite NYC books. Grace’s and Becca’s experiences as a Book of the Month judges (including whether they got paid and how they determined which books they’d be recommending). Sarah’s track record with Pulitzer prize-winning books. Grace and Becca’s Book Recommendations Two OLD Books They Love Grace: The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson | Buy from Amazon [27:34] Becca: The Magicians Series by Lev Grossman | Buy from Amazon [28:48] Two NEW Books They Love Grace: Necessary Peopleby Anna Pitoniak | Buy from Amazon [30:50] Becca: American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson | Buy from Amazon [33:07] Two Books They Didn’t Love Grace: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [35:45] Becca: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (My Review) | Buy from Amazon[37:10] Two New Releases They’re Excited About Grace: That’s What Frenemies Are Forby Sophie Littlefield and Lauren Gershell (July 30) | Buy from Amazon [39:09] Becca: American Royals by Katharine McGee (September 3) | Buy from Amazon[40:24] Other Books Mentioned The Selection Series by Kiera Cass | Buy from Amazon [3:33] Otherwise Engaged by Lindsey J. Palmer (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [4:46] Normal People by Sally Rooney (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [7:37] The Idea of You by Robinne Lee | Buy from Amazon [8:53] American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson | Buy from Amazon [9:43] Circe by Madeline Miller (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [10:12] Verity by Colleen Hoover | Buy from Amazon [12:39] Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West | Buy from Amazon [13:39] Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win by Jo Piazza (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:26] A Sky Painted Gold by Laura Wood | Buy from Amazon [15:11] A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [19:06] Rules of Civility by Amor Towles | Buy from Amazon [20:06] Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen | Buy from Amazon [20:50] Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [21:38] The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis | Buy from Amazon [22:34] The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis | Buy from Amazon [22:51] The Thousandth Floor Series by Katharine McGee | Buy from Amazon [23:03] Normal People by Sally Rooney (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [24:27] Three Women by Lisa Taddeo | Buy from Amazon [25:46] Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling | Buy from Amazon [28:54] The Futures by Anna Pitoniak (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [32:19] Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [32:28] The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [41:03] Other Links The Stripe (Grace’s blog) reading lists Podcast Ep. 7 with Ashley Spivey Bad on Paper Podcast’s Normal People book club episode Bad on Paper Podcast’s Book Club #SpiveysClub Facebook Group Sarah’s All-Time Favorite Books List The Bad on Paper Podcast Podcast Website | Instagram | Facebook Group About Grace The Stripe blog | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter Grace Atwood is the founder + voice behind The Stripe. She is also the co-host of podcast, Bad on Paper. Currently based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Grace grew up on Cape Cod, which she credits for her love of the ocean (and probably a nautical stripe or two). The blog began in January of 2010 (originally Stripes & Sequins), born out of a love of fashion, beauty, and making. Prior to running this site full time, Grace was the director of social media for BaubleBar. Before that, she worked in marketing for Procter & Gamble and Coty. She has spoken about social media and blogging at panels for Internet Week, ShopStyle, General Assembly, and IFB. She’s been featured in Glamour, The Coveteur, StyleWatch, Apartment Therapy and more. In 2019 she was named one of The Daily Front Row‘s 50 names to know right now. Outside of work, Grace’s passions include food, wine, art, yoga, reading, her Persian cat Tyrion and exploring everything New York and Brooklyn have to offer. About Becca Instagram | Facebook Becca is a freelance marketing consultant in NYC. Previously, she was the Head of Marketing at LOLA. When not working, reading, or podcasting, Becca loves plane tickets, red wine, and 30 Rock reruns and has never met a dog in a costume she hasn’t liked. Support the Podcast Share - If you like the podcast, I’d love for you to share it with your reader friends…in real life and on social media (there’s easy share buttons at the bottom of this post!). Subscribe...wherever you listen to podcasts, so new episodes will appear in your feed as soon as they’re released. Rate and Review - Search for “Sarah’s Book Shelves” in Apple Podcasts…or wherever you listen to podcasts! Feedback - I want this podcast to fit what you’re looking for, so I truly do want your feedback! Please tell me (email me at sarahsbookshelves@gmail.com or DM me on social media) what you like, don’t like, want more of, want less of, etc. I’d also love to hear topics you’d like me to cover and guests you’d like to hear from.


10 Jul 2019