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An Acquired Taste Podcast

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Rank #50 in Personal Journals category

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Every week Bethany and Kathleen get together to chat about their lives and what's weird in the world, and they're inviting you to join them! Pull up a chair. Pour yourself something warm or strong or bubbly. There's room at the Tastebud Table for everyone.

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Every week Bethany and Kathleen get together to chat about their lives and what's weird in the world, and they're inviting you to join them! Pull up a chair. Pour yourself something warm or strong or bubbly. There's room at the Tastebud Table for everyone.

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Love this!

By babyshine - Mar 14 2019
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These women are incredible! I love this podcast and look forward to it every week.

For all the misfits

By 3697 - Feb 25 2019
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Love this qwerty podcast. Can’t wait for Wednesday’s Thanks ladies

iTunes Ratings

2386 Ratings
Average Ratings
2321
29
16
5
15

Love this!

By babyshine - Mar 14 2019
Read more
These women are incredible! I love this podcast and look forward to it every week.

For all the misfits

By 3697 - Feb 25 2019
Read more
Love this qwerty podcast. Can’t wait for Wednesday’s Thanks ladies
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An Acquired Taste Podcast

Latest release on Feb 20, 2020

All 246 episodes from oldest to newest

234: “The Fear Frequency” & Buzzfeed’s Ability to Teach You About Yourself!

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Is that a ghost?? Nah, your eyes are just buzzing at 19 Hz! Bethany discusses the (possible) connection between Infrasound and ghost sightings. And just like you totally did at work today, Kathleen fell down a Buzzfeed wormhole and is coming back up to tell the tale.----------

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Bethany’s Sources:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrasoundhttps://www.wired.com/2009/10/scientifically-haunted-house/https://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/green-science/wind-turbines-health1.htmhttps://www.wired.com/2004/09/music-fans-beware-the-big-bass/http://www.richardwiseman.com/resources/ghost-in-machine.pdfhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident#Infrasoundhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kármán_vortex_streethttp://www.ghostinvestigationteam.uk/the-fear-frequency.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFbjtmubBFQYouTube User: Relaxing and useful sounds, noises and videos19 Hz Infrasound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5hZGh7Ndms&t=315s 17 Hz Infrasound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13ziMBkKEb8

Kathleen’s Sources:Buzzfeed.com

Feb 20 2020

1hr 7mins

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233: Sex, Love, and Bedroom Advice

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It’s Valentine’s Day (-ish) so Kathleen and Bethany are fielding your toughest sex-related questions. Then, Bethany explains what’s REALLY going on in your head as you’re falling in love (or lust) and why you shouldn’t make big decisions in the first 6 months of a relationship. It’s all chemicals, baby! And which famous guy does Kathleen have a major crush on? You’ll never guess…...
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https://www.menshealth.com/sex-women/a19546200/best-sex-positions-for-guys-with-small-penises/https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-mindful-self-express/201603/the-science-love-and-attachmenthttps://www.today.com/health/how-long-does-passion-last-four-stages-love-t108471https://www.agape-aid.org/relationship-stages/infatuation/ https://www.agape-aid.org/relationship-stages/lovereality/

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Kathleen's Sources: 
https://www.health.com/sex/20-weird-facts-about-sex-and-love
https://www.health.com/sex/weird-sex-facts

Feb 13 2020

1hr 21mins

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232: Am I In A Sugar Baby / Sugar Daddy Relationship?! - Bonus

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Tastebud Camden wants to know if she's in an accidental 'Sugar Daddy / Sugar Baby' agreement! Bethany and Kathleen deconstruct the details of Camden's relationship with a married, older co-worker. Are unsolicited forehead kisses ever NOT creepy? Hum.... 

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Feb 10 2020

27mins

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231: Learning The Art of Mind Reading & Kathleen's Deeply Personal Truth

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*Note: Segment 3 of this episode discusses eating disorders in detail and may not be for all listeners. If you wish to skip ahead, you’ll be told when to do so before the segment begins.* Bethany found an olllllllld magician’s book and teaches Kathleen that anyone can be psychic - with enough memorization! Can Kathleen read Engineer Rachel’s mind? Then, Kathleen opens up about a struggle she’s been hiding for most of her life and what lessons she’s taking from it. Plus, the ladies read your responses to “What fact about you is true but no one believes it?"

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**If you’re in immediate crisis and need to talk to someone, please text CONNECT to 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line.10 Free and Affordable Mental Health/Counseling Resources: https://lifehacker.com/top-10-free-and-affordable-mental-health-and-counseling-1788814933

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Bethany’s Sources:“The Life and Mysteries of the Celebrated Dr. ‘Q.’” by C. Alexander. Copyright 1946, Nelson Enterprises.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_(magician)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnydYLSDufwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fny   dYLSDufw

Feb 06 2020

1hr 28mins

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230: Why You Should NEVER Buy Makeup on Amazon & Couples Who Choose to Live Separately

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This podcast could save your life! Literally! Stop what you’re doing and throw. away. your. fake. makeup. Kathleen has facts and horror stories about what’s REALLY in those “too-cheap-to-be-true” lip kits and eye shadow palettes. Also, Bethany discusses why she and Dennis choose to live separately and why living alone is becoming a popular choice for couples, even those who are married! Plus, there’s a heated discussion on the Facebook Fan Page about whether or not Tastebud “Liesl" - who is an adult - should move out of her parents’ home. What do you think?
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Bethany’s Sources: 
-https://www.purewow.com/news/celebrity-couples-dont-live-together
-https://www.harpersbazaar.com.au/celebrity/married-celebrities-live-separate-16841
-https://www.thetalko.com/20-serious-celeb-couples-who-actually-dont-even-live-together/
-https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-compelling-case-for-not-living-with-spouse-or-partner-2019-06-13?mod=e2tw


Kathleen’s Sources:
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Netflix.com - Broken.
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https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/counterfeit-cosmetics-fragrances -https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2017/08/165109/fake-makeup-trend-mac-kylie-cosmetics -https://www.essence.com/feature/what-you-need-to-know-about-counterfeit-cosmetics/
-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ9_7L873m8&feature=emb_title
-https://www.howtogeek.com/267701/i-got-scammed-by-a-counterfeiter-on-amazon-heres-how-you-can-avoid-them/
-https://www.allure.com/story/counterfeit-beauty-products -https://www.howtogeek.com/331228/how-to-spot-fake-and-scammy-amazon-seller/ -https://itsblossom.com/identify-counterfeit-cosmetics/ -https://www.insider.com/how-to-tell-if-makeup-is-fake-2020-1 -https://www.instyle.com/news/how-spot-counterfeit-makeup
-https://www.iprcenter.gov/referral/view
-https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3099936/Using-fake-make-glued-eyes-women-discovered-dangers-buying-counterfeit-beauty-products-online-terrifying-scare-knock-designer-eye-shadows.html
-https://www.cosmopolitan.com/health-fitness/a18194974/kylie-cosmetics-lip-kit-reaction/
-https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/california-woman-semi-comatose-state-due-mercury-poisoning-mexican-skin-n1052961
-https://www.webmd.com/beauty/news/20191017/mercury-in-creams-feces-in-cosmetics-beware-bargain-beauty-products#1
-https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/89a8dx/dont_ever_buy_cheap_makeup_from_the_wish_app/

Jan 30 2020

1hr 20mins

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229: YouTube Influencer or Soap Opera Villain? - Bonus

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Game time! (Play with your office as a team building exercise!) Bethany spent too much time on the internet and has brought in a game. Are these people with exciting names YouTube influencers or soap opera villains? Plus, listen in as Kathleen and Bethany work their hardest to remember the name of Joey’s soap opera character on “Friends."
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Jan 27 2020

30mins

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228: Extraordinarily Bizarre, Yet Important Questions To Ask Yourself & All The Ways Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill Us

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Cereal before milk or milk before cereal? Is it necessary to ALWAYS wear a bra? Would you make a deal with the Devil for something UH-MAZING? Kathleen is asking us life's most important questions! THEN, Bethany is serving up all the weird and terrifying ways Mother Nature is trying to K-I-L-L us! Worm rain? Check! Fire tornados? Check! Sit back and enjoy an extremely informative stream of consciousness, Friends! We're having #OneOfThoseWeeks! LOL.

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Kathleen's Sources: 
The Best Damn Answers to Life’s Hardest Questions: A Flowchart Book. by Tess Koman (Author), Katie Vernon (Illustrator). Workman Publishing Company. 2018.
https://pairedlife.com/etiquette/Funny-Questions-to-Ask-Your-Friends https://www.mantelligence.com/weird-questions-to-ask/https://www.mantelligence.com/hypothetical-questions/
Bethany's Sources:
https://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/10-ways-earth-is-trying-to-kill-you10.htm https://theweek.com/articles/461762/7-surprising-ways-mother-nature-trying-killhttps://time.com/4338310/rwanda-kivuwatt-methane-lake-kivu/http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170202-the-places-on-earth-where-nature-is-most-likely-to-kill-youhttps://list25.com/25-all-natural-things-that-can-be-harmful-to-you/4https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unusual_deaths#21st_century

Jan 23 2020

1hr 10mins

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227: Insane Navy SEAL Skills You Need To Survive & The Cozy World Of Denmark's Hygge

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Where would YOU hide important documents in your hotel room? Bethany found a survival book written by a retired Navy SEAL, and she’s teaching you how to escape from a car trunk, recognize someone following you, and pack your own rectal concealment! Then, Kathleen is ready for some cozy togetherness because Hygge is more than just candles and warm socks! Improve the quality of your life with this wintertime mentality. Plus, the ladies announce the winner of the Introvert Club sweatshirt giveaway! 
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“100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation.” Clint Emerson. 2015, Simon & Schuster.
Kathleen’s Sources:
The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living (The Happiness Institute Series). January 2017.  William Morrow Publishing. - visitcookcounty.com/event/hygge-festival/ - https://www.visitdenmark.com/denmark/highlights/hygge/what-hygge - https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/24/books/review/hygge-is-where-the-heart-is.html?searchResultPosition=2 - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/14/beware-of-burning-candles-when-enjoying-hygge-say-scientists - https://www.elle.com/life-love/a25596553/what-is-hygge/ - https://mashable.com/article/hygge-scandinavian-lifestyle-trend/ - https://www.thelocal.dk/20190321/denmark-now-worlds-second-happiest-country-after-latest-report - https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2016-01-20/why-danes-happily-pay-high-rates-of-taxes - https://tradingeconomics.com/denmark/personal-income-tax-rate - https://international.kk.dk/artikel/how-many-hours-make-standard-working-week - https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/worlds-happiest-countries-united-nations-2019/index.htmlhttps://worldhappiness.report/

Jan 16 2020

1hr 32mins

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226: Is She Really “Just a Friend?" - Bonus

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Listener “Esmerelda’s” husband has a friend who has feelings for him. Not only that, this “friend” has been talking behind Esmerelda’s back. After Esmerelda’s husband cut ties with that friend for a year, he suddenly wants to check back in with her. Should Esmerelda be worried?
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Jan 14 2020

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225: How to Deal with Procrastination Anxiety & 2020’s Weird News Roundup!

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We’d welcome you to this week’s podcast but we’ve been putting it off… Bethany talks about the strange daily tasks that give her TONS of anxiety. Turns out, this is a real thing and there are ways to cope with it! Then, Kathleen goes through the strange things that have already happened so far this year. 2020, you’re a total weirdo and we couldn’t be prouder. 
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Bethany’s Sources: -https://www.fastcompany.com/3029404/10-ways-to-do-what-you-dont-want-to-do -https://www.bustle.com/articles/105903-how-7-everyday-tasks-feel-for-someone-with-anxiety -https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-practice/201303/why-avoidance-coping-is-the-most-important-factor-in-anxiety -https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-practice/201303/6-tips-overcoming-anxiety-related-procrastination

Kathleen’s Sources:
-https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/12/9015900/new-hairstyles-trends-2020#slide-1
-https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=67&v=MunlAm7IGsE&feature=emb_title
-https://www.foxnews.com/us/carjacker-abducts-man-pet-goat-from-missouri-adult-store-police
-https://www.huffpost.com/entry/carjacking-goatnapping-brandon-kirby_n_5e0e27d2c5b6b5a713b73818
-https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/327400.php#1 -https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/20/science/zebra-stripes-flies.html
-https://www.huffpost.com/entry/rambo-parrot-florida-let-me-out_n_5e136109e4b0843d36167007
https://twitter.com/itsgabrielleu/status/1212247312157642752 -https://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2020/01/gabrielle-union-surprise-uber-driver-bathroom
-https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/01/03/Utah-mans-McDonalds-burger-turns-20-still-looks-new/7871578072537/?sl=10
-https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/mcdonalds-food-doesnt-rot/
-https://www.huffpost.com/entry/public-pooper-wisconsin_n_5e0e4708e4b0843d360f96a5
-https://www.huffpost.com/entry/colorado-drone-flight-mystery-polis_n_5e0f5b25e4b0b2520d208baa
-https://www.denverpost.com/2020/01/03/drones-mystery-lincoln-county-colorado/
-https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/01/05/meeting-colorado-drone-sightings/
-https://gazette.com/military/could-mystery-of-colorado-drone-sightings-finally-be-explained/article_c8d375be-2e6f-11ea-85b7-2335e1d42476.html

Jan 09 2020

1hr 29mins

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