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Jen Said What?!

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Enjoy the podcast of the Jennifer Fulwiler as she takes a look at modern life through the lens of a Catholic convert and mother of six. Jennifer weaves humorous personal stories with insightful commentary on current events, and interviews fascinating guests.

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Enjoy the podcast of the Jennifer Fulwiler as she takes a look at modern life through the lens of a Catholic convert and mother of six. Jennifer weaves humorous personal stories with insightful commentary on current events, and interviews fascinating guests.

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199 Ratings
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Funny!

By MajesticMuskOx - May 21 2019
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I love Jen’s humor. And she’s wholesome. Hard to find these days.

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By kb123478 - Apr 14 2019
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Jen- Thank you so much for your show. I make a point to listen to them every week!!!

iTunes Ratings

199 Ratings
Average Ratings
176
12
3
5
3

Funny!

By MajesticMuskOx - May 21 2019
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I love Jen’s humor. And she’s wholesome. Hard to find these days.

💕💕💕💕💕💕

By kb123478 - Apr 14 2019
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Jen- Thank you so much for your show. I make a point to listen to them every week!!!
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Jen Said What?!

Latest release on May 06, 2020

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Enjoy the podcast of the Jennifer Fulwiler as she takes a look at modern life through the lens of a Catholic convert and mother of six. Jennifer weaves humorous personal stories with insightful commentary on current events, and interviews fascinating guests.

Rank #1: Podcast for Week Ending 8/17/18

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen reacts to the Grand Jury report about the decades of covered up sexual abuse in the diocese of Pennsylvania.

  • (00:20:25)- Fr Louis Mérosné, a priest from Haiti, brings down the fire with some strong words for priests, bishops, and all Catholics.

  • (00:30:07)- Listeners react to the news of the Pennsylvania scandal - including one woman who took action to be part of the solution.

Aug 21 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #2: Podcast for Week Ending 7/12/19

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(00:00:00) - Jen delivers her “y’all don’t know what mermaids look like” take to people who have a problem with Halle Bailey playing Ariel. She also says “no one has ever heard of this Little Mermaid song” about the movie’s most popular song.

(00:18:50) - Five hot takes in five minutes!

(00:47:10) - Jen and Liv Harrison reveal their obsession with Lizzo, and listen to and talk about other music they’re into right now.

Jul 17 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #3: Podcast for Week Ending 11/8/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen admit that the wheels are coming off of her life this week. She also plays audio of what prehistoric music sounded like…and turns it into a dance remix.

  • (00:22:22) - Jen is inspired by Kanye’s move into Christian music.

  • (00:45:07) - Kathryn Whitaker points out that you never know when God might be working in your life to prepare you for something big that’s coming.

Nov 12 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #4: Podcast for Week Ending 5/10/19

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  • (00:00:00) - JOHN CRIST IS ON THE SHOW!!!!!!!!!!!

  • (00:21:35)- Jen encourages her Catholic audience to look up the video for No Brainer.

  • (00:45:20)- Magician Giancarlo Bernini stops by but Jen didn’t know one of his tricks involves balloons and she’s afraid of balloons. Luckily the kids are there to help out.

May 16 2019

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Rank #5: Podcast for Week Ending 12/27/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen’s children were singing a wildly inappropriate song in the background of her Instagram. While playing this song she accidentally airs inappropriate lyrics.

  • (00:10:36) - Jen had to take a word out of her Word of the Year Generator because people were so bad about it. She also explains why carolers terrify her.

  • (00:32:40) - Mitali Perkins tells Jen how strange it was to move to the US from India during the holiday season, as they tried to figure out why the fat guy only brought presents to everyone else

Dec 24 2019

53mins

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Rank #6: Podcast for Week Ending 8/10/18

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen shares the top spiritual lesson that keeps her sane while facing the difficulties of doing stand-up comedy.

  • (00:36:29)- Jen has questions about people who scream “GET IN THE HOLE!” at golf games.

  • (1:00:48)- Elizabeth Scalia, “The Anchoress,” talks to Jen about the latest scandals in the Catholic Church and how the average Catholic should react.

Aug 14 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #7: Podcast for Week Ending 10/18/19

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  • (00:00:00) - An atheist professor wrote a book saying people shouldn’t exist and Jen imagines what that book tour must have been like. She also points out the that viral “spiders are our friends” article author does not live in Texas.

  • (00:31:28) - Snoop Dogg thanks himself in a speech and Jen can’t get enough of it.

  • (1:07:14) - Jen is in the middle of a fascinating chat with author Becky Powell when Dr. Scott Hahn unexpectedly stops by the show!

Oct 31 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #8: Podcast for Week Ending 7/20/18

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen wants to know if this is a safe space to admit that Mr. Rogers’ show is weird. She also plays a clip that she was counseled not to play, and talks about what really matters in parenting.

  • (00:29:03) - Organizing expert Chappell Oats shares her step-by-step process for creating clean, organized spaces in your home. She also has a very surprising answer to the question, “Why are we afraid to let go of clutter?”

Jul 23 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #9: Podcast for Week Ending 5/3/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Snoop Dogg narrated a makeup tutorial and it’s the best thing that ever happened to Jen. She also talks about how the standup competition went.

  • (00:19:36) - Jen’s husband still won’t carry luggage.

  • (00:40:55) - Kim Kardashian changed her phone number so she can focus and Jen and Leticia Ochoa Adams think that’s great.

May 08 2019

57mins

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Rank #10: Podcast for Week Ending 10/4/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen’s dad died unexpectedly the night before her Atlanta standup comedy tour stop. She talks with Leticia Ochoa Adams about the crazy God moments that occurred in the midst of that tragedy.

  • (00:36:49)- Jen and Meghan the stylist talking about re-doing your wardrobe when you hate the way you look. Jen also explains why “Saint Francis naked” is in her search history.

  • (1:05:59)- Jen helps Carlos Whitaker work through his pain as an Atlanta Falcons fan, and they talk about the fun of sports.

Oct 08 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #11: Podcast for Week Ending 8/31/18

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SiriusXM is offering free access to its channels through September 10, so you can listen to Jen live! Tune in to channel 129 from 2 - 4 PM ET (11 - 1 PT). Listen in your car or on the SiriusXM app.

  • (00:00:00)- Hallie Lord comes on with the fire. She reveals the tiredness she’s seen in the Church, and calls out the futility of “liberal” and “conservative” labels.

  • (00:37:53)- Meg Hunter Kilmer and Jen have strong words for Catholic bishops.

  • (1:15:41)- Catholics call from all over the country to tell Jen honestly how their faith is doing in light of the scandals. Don’t miss the powerful stories from Bob in Montana and Sam in Georgia (toward the end of the segment). (edited)

Sep 02 2018

2hr 3mins

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Rank #12: Podcast for Week Ending 7/13/18

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen tries to cancel her gym membership and gets caught in a web of lies. She also celebrates the rescue of the Thai soccer team trapped in the cave.

  • (00:27:46) - Fri 7/13 H1 S1 - Are you superstitious? Jen admits that she totally is, and speculates about what is at the root of that.

  • (00:52:17) - Wed 7/11 H1 S2 - Sarah Mackenzie joins the show to give custom book recommendations for children based on different ages and interests. (Jen was amazed at how many great recs she had!)

Jul 16 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #13: Podcast for Week Ending 7/19/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen explains what she means when she asks someone to take “a picture” of her. She also finds a great lesson in the continued fallout from the Fyre Festival.

  • (19:07:00) - The way a group of Broadway performers reacted to the NYC blackout is super inspiring to Jen.

  • (38:44:00) - Jen’s obsession with the Area 51 raid continues when she learns that a favorite rapper is getting in on it. She also talks about life lessons from improv.

Jul 22 2019

57mins

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Rank #14: Podcast for Week Ending 5/24/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Jeannie Gaffigan reveals how turning down a major opportunity literally saved her life.

  • (00:43:58) - Katie Linendoll was lying awake at night laughing at the memory of Jen stuffing cupcakes into her mouth.

  • (1:03:16) - Jen and comedian Godfrey have a wide ranging conversation about overcoming fear to do the work you love.

Jun 02 2019

1hr 39mins

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Rank #15: Podcast for Week Ending 1/3/2020

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  • (00:00:00) - Everything Jen was thankful for in her gratitude journal last year was taken away, so she’s done with gratitude now.

  • (10:09:00) - Jen loves being Catholic because Christmas is a season…which gives her more time to hate on the Christmastime in Africa song.

  • (21:29:00) - Jen’s 12-year-old daughter Lucy stops by the show to draw a “saint of the year” for callers and of course the random generator comes up with a bunch of saints whose names are hard to pronounce.

Jan 09 2020

46mins

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Rank #16: Podcast for Week Ending 11/29/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Snoop Dogg has the perfect words for Jen as she writes the acknowledgements for her next book

  • (00:16:11)- Jen shares the story of a certain friend of hers who accidentally shared nudity on Instagram stories. Also, Leticia Ochoa Adams talks about how to keep your faith when Christians hurt you.

  • (00:31:15) - Kathleen Jones, an actress with Cystic Fibrosis, talks about how to find your way when a dream ends.

Dec 03 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #17: Podcast for Week Ending 6/28/19

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(00:00) Jen has found her new hero: The author who stalked a person who left a one-star review of her book.

 (21:01) - Jen’s 11-year-old daughter Lucy comes on to explain what modern slang terms mean. It is a lit interview that will snatch your wig and make you stan as you shout “YASSS QUEEN,” fam.

 (59:09) - Jen is a fan of Kim Kardashian’s new shapewear line. Actually she’s a fan of all shapewear. She also applauds the mom of three who won American Ninja Warrior and talks about how this can inspire all of us to use our blue flames.

Jul 01 2019

1hr 26mins

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Rank #18: Podcast for Week Ending 10/25/19

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  • (00:00:00) - A fan showed up at Jen’s AirBNB and Jen respects this level of research and dedication. Her friend and regular guest Courtney admits to driving by Donnie Wahlberg’s house

  • (00:16:57) - Musician Jonna Marie talks about how YOU can discover your blue flame.

  • (00:50:05) - Jen’s husband Joe stops by the show and they talk about how they discerned the big life changes they’ve made.

Nov 04 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #19: Podcast for Week Ending 8/3/18

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  • (00:00:00)- Jen shares the profoundly moving story of a famous author who almost killed himself right before the biggest breakthrough of his life. Jen is also looking for a fan who got in trouble on her behalf.

  • (00:25:50)- Jen admits that Salvation Army would not take her couch when she tried to give it away. She explains why she wouldn’t be satisfied if she had $74 billion.

  • (00:54:36)- Brother Guy Consolmagno, “the Pope’s Astronomer,” talks to Jen about why our faith in God should inspire us to want to know more about science.

Aug 08 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #20: Podcast for Week Ending 9/7/18

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(00:00:00)- Jen talks about the famous phrase “pray like everything depends on God, work like everything depends on you” - and explains why the real quote might be the opposite, and that might be better.

(00:28:20)- Jen talks about nudist parks. You can imagine what that segment is like.

(00:40:36)- A Cosby Show actor was seen bagging groceries at Trader Joe’s, and Jen points out that there’s a lot that all of us can learn from his situation.

Sep 11 2018

1hr 2mins

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New Podcast Announcement

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Look up Jen's new podcast, "This Is Jen"! Also, Jen shares a powerful chat with author Sarah Mae about having the courage to use your blue flame.

May 06 2020

47mins

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If you can't keep up with it all, it's not your fault (w/ Jeanette Tapley)

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Jeanette Tapley and Jen give you permission to give yourself a break.

Apr 03 2020

32mins

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An improv explains how to thrive when you feel out of control (w/ Tiffani Sierra)

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Tiffani Sierra teaches Jen improv lessons that will help all of us roll with all the setbacks and scary things we're facing right now.

Apr 01 2020

23mins

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We are living in chaos (w/ Leah Darrow)

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Leah Darrow joins Jen for an interview in which they both admit that their houses are descending into chaos during quarantine. 

Mar 30 2020

28mins

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If You're Vulnerable, Sometimes You'll Look Dumb. Be Vulnerable Anyway.

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Two Russian pranksters tricked Prince Harry into a vulnerable conversation in which he thought he was speaking to Greta Thunberg and her father. Jen applauds his openness and encourages you to be open to connecting with others, even though it doesn't always work out well. (Also watch out for Russians.)

Mar 15 2020

18mins

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Crush Your Coronavirus Fears (w/ Gary Zimak)

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Author Gary Zimak explains to Jen how Christians can use their faith to reject panic and embrace peace, even during stressful times like these. 

Mar 13 2020

26mins

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Coronavirus: We're Gonna Get Through This (w/ Valorie Burton)

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Jen talks with Valorie Burton about how we can find peace - and even enjoy our lives - with everything that's going on with Coronavirus. Learn more about Valorie at ValorieBurton.com 

Mar 12 2020

24mins

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Jen (and Lady Gaga's) Experience With Chronic Pain

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Jen rarely speaks about her experience with chronic pain but decides to share that story.

Mar 04 2020

24mins

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Colin O'Brady on finding strength when life is hard

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Jen has been obsessed with explorer Colin O’Brady for a long time, so she’s thrilled when he stops by the show. He shares lessons from his Antarctic journey that we can all apply to our lives.

Feb 24 2020

27mins

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Jen does the "Make a Random Topic Catholic" challenge

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Twitter gives Jen random topics that she has to tie in to Catholicism, such as, “Is a hotdog a sandwich?” Her producer also makes a rare on-air appearance.

Feb 21 2020

44mins

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How knowing your "schmenneagram" number will change your life (w/ Liv Harrison)

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Jen reviews the time her husband drank a malt liquor energy drink and it didn’t work out well. Then she and Liv Harrison talk about a personality assessment that Jen always gets hatemail for talking about so they refer to it cryptically as the “schmenneagram.”

Feb 21 2020

34mins

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Podcast for Week Ending 1/31/20

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  • (00:00:00)) - Jen hates on the Lizzo haters (again). She also asks her opener, Allison Wojtowecz, who is not Catholic, what she thinks of all these Catholics she’s been meeting on Jen’s tour. Don’t miss Allison’s answer!

  • (00:25:20) - Jeannie Gaffigan stops by the NYC studios to hang out with Jen and talk about why they wish teachers would write notes on their kids’ arms.

  • (00:56:33) - Jeremy McLellan is a standup comic who converted to Catholicism, lives in South Carolina, and is famous in Pakistan. Seriously. He tells Jen about an event he did for a Muslim organization that went horribly awry.

Feb 06 2020

1hr 17mins

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Podcast for Week Ending 1/24/20

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  • (00:00:00) - Leonardo DiCaprio rescued a man from the ocean and Jen is here with the Titanic jokes.

  • (00:21:05) - Beth Moore stops by to have a very honest conversation about staying strong when you feel discouraged.

  • (00:43:04) - Jen makes the irrefutable case that the movie 1917 is basically a remake of Harold and Kumar Go to Whitecastle.

Jan 28 2020

47mins

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Podcast for Week Ending 1/17/20

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen was doing a parenting advice video when her kid ran across the dinner table barefoot in the background.

  • (21:41:00) - A Psychology Today article says that men who watch adult videos are more respectful of women. Jen should not touch this topic but she does anyway.

  • (35:50:00) - Jen’s family read-aloud went much better when she switched from the classics to books about murder.

Jan 19 2020

42mins

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Podcast for Week Ending 1/10/20

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  • (00:00:00) - People are saying that Jen’s new book cover looks like a part of the female anatomy. Jen also reflects on being “in awe” instead of being “grateful” as she complains about air travel.

  • (22:57:00) - Jen thought girls could do anything but learns from Michelle Williams’ speech at the Golden Globes that that is not true.

  • (41:15:00) - The reason Lizzo quit Twitter is why we can’t have nice things.

Jan 16 2020

54mins

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Podcast for Week Ending 1/3/2020

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  • (00:00:00) - Everything Jen was thankful for in her gratitude journal last year was taken away, so she’s done with gratitude now.

  • (10:09:00) - Jen loves being Catholic because Christmas is a season…which gives her more time to hate on the Christmastime in Africa song.

  • (21:29:00) - Jen’s 12-year-old daughter Lucy stops by the show to draw a “saint of the year” for callers and of course the random generator comes up with a bunch of saints whose names are hard to pronounce.

Jan 09 2020

46mins

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Podcast for Week Ending 12/27/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen’s children were singing a wildly inappropriate song in the background of her Instagram. While playing this song she accidentally airs inappropriate lyrics.

  • (00:10:36) - Jen had to take a word out of her Word of the Year Generator because people were so bad about it. She also explains why carolers terrify her.

  • (00:32:40) - Mitali Perkins tells Jen how strange it was to move to the US from India during the holiday season, as they tried to figure out why the fat guy only brought presents to everyone else

Dec 24 2019

53mins

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Podcast for Week Ending 12/20/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Jen reminds people that her Word of the Year and Saint’s Name generators do not actually control their destinies. Then Jessica Fanelli stops by to talk about how she pulled herself out of a rut by changing up her look.

  • (00:37:27) - It’s time for Jen to hate on the song “Christmastime in Africa,” per her annual tradition!

  • (01:02:28) - Taylor Nichols talks with Jen about how we can help our kids through hard times by being honest and authentic with them.

Dec 24 2019

1hr 39mins

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Podcast Week Ending 12/13/19

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PODCAST FOR WEEK ENDING 12/13/19

  • (00:00:00) - Jen went to the SiriusXM holiday party and had the most wonderfully awkward moment ever.
  • (00:21:06)- Jen talks about the death of rapper Juice WRLD.
  • (00:34:12)- Sseko Designs founder Liz Bohannon encourages Jen’s listeners to have the courage to dream SMALL.

Dec 17 2019

1hr

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Podcast for Week Ending 12/9/19

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  • (00:00:00) - Everyone thinks Jen’s Advent calendars look phallic and it’s killing her

  • (00:17:39) - St. Nicholas doesn’t come to the Fulwiler house because he can’t deal with the shoe situation

  • (00:25:38) - Jen defends the viral Peloton ad. Sort of.

Dec 10 2019

43mins

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iTunes Ratings

199 Ratings
Average Ratings
176
12
3
5
3

Funny!

By MajesticMuskOx - May 21 2019
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I love Jen’s humor. And she’s wholesome. Hard to find these days.

💕💕💕💕💕💕

By kb123478 - Apr 14 2019
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Jen- Thank you so much for your show. I make a point to listen to them every week!!!