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Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

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Rank #50 in Comedy Interviews category

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Comedy Interviews
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A twice weekly podcast hosted by award-winning interviewer and everyone's new best friend Alison Rosen. Mondays are one-on-ones featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious and revelatory. Thursdays are roundtable group shows. You will laugh, think, and feel less alone. (Unless you don't feel alone at all in which case, congrats! You've done it!)

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A twice weekly podcast hosted by award-winning interviewer and everyone's new best friend Alison Rosen. Mondays are one-on-ones featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious and revelatory. Thursdays are roundtable group shows. You will laugh, think, and feel less alone. (Unless you don't feel alone at all in which case, congrats! You've done it!)

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6093 Ratings
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Great intro this week!!

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Remember when Daniel didn’t even want to be on the podcast?

Just me or everyone?

By Elle Lowell - May 06 2020
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Of course I love the show! Alison is hilarious!!

iTunes Ratings

6093 Ratings
Average Ratings
5132
247
135
159
420

Great intro this week!!

By babybluesblind - May 28 2020
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Remember when Daniel didn’t even want to be on the podcast?

Just me or everyone?

By Elle Lowell - May 06 2020
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Of course I love the show! Alison is hilarious!!
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Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

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A twice weekly podcast hosted by award-winning interviewer and everyone's new best friend Alison Rosen. Mondays are one-on-ones featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious and revelatory. Thursdays are roundtable group shows. You will laugh, think, and feel less alone. (Unless you don't feel alone at all in which case, congrats! You've done it!)

Rank #1: Bald Bryan

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Author and radio/podcast personality (and Alison's former coworker) Bryan Bishop (Shrinkage, The Adam Carolla Show, Film Vault) returns to the show to talk about entering into fatherhood with a brain tumor, concerns about a natural pregnancy after chemo, how the Adam Carolla Show has and hasn't changed since Alison was there, going on a cruise with fans, earthquake preparedness, disagreeing with Adam, things that are "on brand" for Alison, home ownership, dogs, conservative podcast guests and favorite drops. Plus we answered listener questions and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Oct 02 2017

1hr 52mins

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Rank #2: Alison Doesn't Care, Jordan Is Commuting, Renee Digs Windchimes

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The situation with Elliot's sleep (dubbed Project Flopulus) is so dire that Alison and Daniel talked to each other ON THE PHONE which rarely happens. Hear all about an early phone call that nearly ended their relationship and also a recent outburst while Daniel was talking about Game of Thrones and politics. (My eyes glazed over just writing that and yes I'm switching between first and third person.) Renee finds windchimes whimsical and Jordan needs a phone buddy for his commutes. Plus Just Me Or Everyone.

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May 02 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #3: Shane Dawson Is Nervous

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Shane Dawson makes a rare-these-days podcast appearance to talk about his recent engagement to Ryland Adams, creating multiple documentary-style series for YouTube, scandals and how they affect him, his interest in sociopathy and personality disorders, anxiety and insecurity, his upcoming series with Jeffree Star, trying to be truly authentic and so much more. We also answered questions you sent in on Patreon.

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Apr 01 2019

1hr 51mins

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Rank #4: Canadian Service Berries, Eric's Love Life, Getting on Jeopardy

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Turns out Alison doesn't know everything about berries which is surprising considering the way she flaunts her supposed berry knowledge. Also, she once tried to go on Jeopardy. Plus iTunes comments of the week good and bad WITH A TWIST, some anonymous JMOEs, Eric Martin's love life, line readings, skincare, Accutane and so much more including poutine and owls.

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May 09 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #5: Elliot's Birth Story, Meatball Sandwiches and Jenna's Comedy Special

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Alison had a baby! Labor was long and dramatic and somewhat upsetting and then Elliot had to spend a few days in the NICU. This is that story. Plus catheters, balloons, unfavorable cervixes, epidurals, meconium, nurses, anesthesiologists who look like Larry Miller, butt stuff, meatball sandwiches and Jenna's new comedy special.

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Feb 16 2017

1hr 35mins

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Rank #6: Frozen Embryos, Alie's Goth Past, Gross Nature

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Remember when John Travolta mispronounced Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars? Jeff was unfamiliar so we had to dig up the clip to celebrate it. Alie Ward is back and we get to the bottom of how goth she used to be. Also, she had relations with a man who sported a top knot. Alison has some baby making business to discuss.  Plus a review of Love Never Dies and talk of laser hair removal, My So Called Life, mice, whether nature is gross or not, iTunes Comment of the Week, Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Sweet Pea!

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Apr 26 2018

1hr 24mins

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Rank #7: Ray Oldhafer

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Ray Oldhafer returns to the show to talk about construction, being fired from Ace on the House, therapy, his love of baths, Bill Pullman's oranges, sloshing sounds, his new podcast Do Tell Ray, Jimmy Kimmel, fighting and so much more. We also took your questions and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Feb 05 2018

1hr 30mins

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Rank #8: Secrets, Kazoos, Gleeking

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Alison had a frustratingly zany morning. David has tossed a comb into his hair tools rotation. Daniel gave kazoos as gifts and immediately regretted it. Renee isn't the bewitching auburn haired podcaster she pretends to be. Everyone is alarmed by a certain curling wand. Plus clamming, iTunes comments of the week, another personality quiz and more.

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Apr 25 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #9: David and The Tickler, Action Movie Suspense, Holiday Bulb Wars

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David told a story on a recent episode about an unpleasant run in he had with a fan in Portland and THE FAN WROTE IN. You have to listen. It's very worth it. Alison shares her zillion dollar idea for a sunscreen spraying booth. Plus holiday bulb rankings, whether Alison and Daniel ooze and what it is they ooze, a listener who's had it up to here with our conformist ways, a story about key fobs and Cerritos and so much more including iTunes Comments of the Week and Just Me Or Everyone.

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Dec 13 2018

1hr

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Rank #10: Daniel's Smurf Collection, Alison's Versed Monologues, Alie Ward's Avuncular Halloween

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Alison recently learned Daniel used to collect Smurfs and has so many questions. Alie Ward is here to regale us with stories of being a crazy sleeper and a cool uncle. Alison made an agreement with herself regarding what she wasn't going to blurt out under anesthesia. Also, she has too much to say about drugs. And David's celebrating Nevada day! Plus iTunes comment of the week, Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Nellie.

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Nov 02 2017

1hr 38mins

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Rank #11: Alison's Funway, Daniel's TV Ghost, Sassy Dog Shirts

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Alison can't remember what Chuck E. Cheese type places are called. Arcades? That doesn't sound right. Daniel's edgy again. Special guest Jason Horton is also edgy but in a different way. Plus he once auditioned for the Sham Wow guy. Renee's collecting looks for her zed card. Plus the pedi ped pod, an update from Jenna and #AL, the merits and trendiness of sleep training, how to get verified on Instagram, a round of #SnackChat involving Super Dickmann's from Germany, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Belle.

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Sep 07 2017

1hr 35mins

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Rank #12: Nibbles McGee's Big Adventure

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You guys, I fell off the carb wagon, and how, so I talked about that in a shameful #SnackChat segment. We also talked about Scotch kisses, butterfly kisses, people who live in glass houses, something called Meat Dip, a stirring open letter to the salsa industry, the mindfuck pulled by The Bachelor's Caila, an upcoming ski trip and so much more. Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and talked about a dog named Gwen who is available for adoption.

Feb 25 2016

1hr 36mins

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Rank #13: Jackie's Big News, Alie's Whittling, Skincare Treatments

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Jackie Johnson has some news to share and share she does! Alie Ward is back and she's been whittling and talking to virologists. Also we talk about thongs, skin treatments, dog teeth and so much more!

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May 14 2020

1hr 10mins

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Rank #14: Alison's Genius Comeback, Dave's Trash Issues, Backpfeifengesicht

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How much work will Alison put into executing the "perfect" Twitter retort? Also, it's time for Alison to stop saying a certain thing when people tell her they relate to something she shared. Daniel loves when people flip him off. Dave can't toss an empty trash bag box into the bag it once housed. Plus commemorative spoons, punchable faces, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Leroy.

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Mar 09 2017

1hr 39mins

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Rank #15: Gorilla Breakfasts, Humiliating Job Duties, Some Show News

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Alison took Elliot to the zoo and saw something she can't unsee. But doesn't want to! Daniel's Fro-yo Fridays (so-named by this week's guest Tony Thaxton) involve a humiliating job duty. Renee is an "extreme extrovert" whose depression lifted when she got a full time job. I don't care for any of that. And Tony Thaxton is here! And we have some show news. Plus more anonymous JMOEs and a question about bread notches.

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May 30 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #16: Alie Ward

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Podcaster, artist, TV correspondent and science nerd Alie Ward stops by to talk about her new podcast, Ologies, where she talks to ologists of all stripes including a volcanist who may or may not have given an acceptable answer regarding her least favorite aspect of studying volcanoes. Also grandparent inspections, mini binders, massage chairs, the size of her hair, appearing on Grey's Anatomy, how long each Ologies episode takes to make, perfectionism, growing up Catholic, her love of insects, a strand of hair called Kevin, premature ovarian failure, podcast equipment, her goth phase and more. We also took questions from listeners and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Oct 16 2017

1hr 43mins

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Rank #17: John Henson, Jordan Morris, David Huntsberger (Live from Podfest)

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John Henson, Jordan Morris and David Huntsberger joined the Thursday Gang live at the LA Podcast Festival for this episode where we did a live Just Me Or Everyone/Deleted Tweets/HGFY game, discussed euphemisms, congratulated Jenna on the birth of her new baby and so much more. 

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Oct 12 2017

1hr 22mins

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Rank #18: Wendy's Fave Movie, David's Deer Blinds, Alison's Dipping Dots

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Alison, Daniel and Wendy enjoyed an escape room over the weekend and now Alison is obsessed. Wendy saw a certain movie more than once. Also, she's less passionate about church architecture than her husband claims. David knows about deer blinds and gets schooled about Nevada Day. Alison had some disappointing dots. Also guns, screen time, back photography, haterz, Cameron Diaz, Smurfs revisited and more. Plus iTunes Comment of the Week, Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Chug.

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Nov 09 2017

1hr 39mins

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Rank #19: Jenna Kim Jones's Status, Happy New Year, Another Tone Zone Update

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Jenna Kim Jones came to town for one day only and we recorded a Patreon bonus episode and this Thursday show. Happy New Year! We talk about resolutions, life in Georgia, Santa Clause, periods, #galchat, another Tone Zone update and we do a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Jan 02 2020

1hr 53mins

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Rank #20: Insults Involving Salad Dressing, David's Intruder, The Trail of Robin

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Alison finally reveals the long ago insult involving salad dressing that she's been thinking about lately and then in a surprising turn of events, David Huntsberger and Daniel share their own salad dressing related conflicts. Robin Shorr (Los Feliz: The Podcast) makes a rare two-in-one-week appearance and tells stories of Tucson lovers, a fateful earthquake morning, the "trail of Robin," and offers some useful restaurant tips. Plus a scary story involving David, the cops and a man on the loose; dermatology slang; crack smoking; sunscreen and more. And Just Me Or Everyone, iTunes Comment of the Week and an adoptable dog named Buddy.

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Sep 21 2017

1hr 43mins

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Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and Doc Alison)

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It's Daniel's birthday and he's not very happy about it. Is Alison in line to replace Ellen? Is Daniel being a little extra mean today? Plus the most emo decade, false starts, Daniel's diet, Quantzercise, ageism, your calls and so much more.

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Aug 10 2020

1hr 18mins

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Tim Kalpakis's Standing Desk, Jackie Johnson's Probiotics, Tony's Happy Face

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First-time guest Tim Kalpakis (Birthday Boys, The Sloppy Boys) joins us from his standing desk and he's into creepy stuff but in a lovable way. Plus his band has a new album out! Jackie Johnson is here and she's pro probiotic. Tony is still happy and we're not about it to let it go unnoticed. Also Tony and Jackie are both friends with Tim so we do a spontaneous test to see who knows him better. I'm wondering if as podcasters and creators we should be thinking of the new people or the regulars and also, isn't Tim getting tired of standing? Plus Yes Please or Oh Puhleeze (black licorice) and Just Me Or Everyone and some hot Claremont Colleges consortium talk. Plus Uranus!

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Aug 06 2020

1hr 20mins

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Melissa Gilbert

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Actor, writer and producer Melissa Gilbert joins this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend. Melissa is probably best known for her work on Little House on the Prairie where she played Laura Ingalls Wilder from 1974 to 1984. She also appeared in The Diary of Anne Frank and The Miracle Worker and went on to do voice work and musical theater. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, was president of SAG for four years and competed on Dancing with the Stars. She's written three books: a memoir, a cookbook and a children's book and even run for Congress. Now she has a production company with her husband Timothy Busfield and Jeff Daniels and they've just released their first feature, Guest Artist. Melissa and I talked about all of this, her quarantine chickens, plastic surgery, wanting to change the SAG culture, family secrets, her father's death, needing to live in reality, the podcast she's started with her husband Timothy Busfield and so much more. We also answered your questions.

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Aug 03 2020

1hr 4mins

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Sara Schaefer's Craft Nook, Erin Foley's Boxed Hair Dye, Tony's Love Life

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Sara Schaefer is here and she has a book coming out August 11. I inhaled her book but haven't yet written a book report on it. Erin Foley is here and she's joining from her partner's mother's condo in Naples, Florida. Tony Thaxton is here and he has personal news involving his love life. Plus we talk about dry shampoo, clutter, online behavior, whitewater rafting, cliff diving, writing, ambition, crafting, big families and so much more.

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Jul 30 2020

1hr 32mins

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Daniel and Alison (What the History Books Got Wrong about Daniel)

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It's late at night and Alison is both wearing and drinking coffee. Daniel objects to her characterization of events. She's instituting a new policy regarding letting it mellow and Daniel is overjoyed. Also she offers a bird's eye view of Daniel's work habits. Plus a discussion of "Unorthodox" on Netflix, the Hasid community that Alison and Daniel used to live next to, your calls and more.

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Jul 27 2020

1hr 15mins

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Doug Benson's Fish Rules, Doug Mellard's Dog Calendar, Alison's Brain Fart

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Doug Benson and Doug Mellard of the new podcast Wide World of Dougs join the show to take an informal Doug quiz, discuss bears and fish preparations and weigh in on our constant conversation about card shuffling, juggling and bar flair. Also I mixed up guests and no one is making me feel better about it and Doug Mellard's dog is more famous than he is. Plus we do a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Jul 23 2020

1hr 4mins

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Sarah Ellis

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Sarah Ellis suffered a spinal cord injury at the beginning of the year and has been re-learning how to walk in the months since. But her story gets crazier than that. After emergency surgery to preserve mobility and a number of days in the hospital she was transferred to a rehab facility where the nurses noticed she seemed short of breath. An ultrasound revealed 15 blood clots in her legs and lungs—a rare side effect from the common blood thinner she'd been put on. She nearly died. After another emergency surgery to remove the clots she spent more time in the hospital and then it was back to the live-in rehab facility. I've been following her journey on social media and wondered how she manages to maintain such a seemingly positive attitude. We talked about all this, her experiences as an Apple Genius, IVF, dogs, musical theater and more.

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Jul 20 2020

1hr 18mins

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Wendy Molyneux's Pool, Dave Huntsberger's Surprise, Alison's Cool Shuffling

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Imagine a scenario where someone invites you to their house for coffee and either starts shuffling cards in a fancy way, starts juggling or starts doing bar flair. Which would be the weirdest? Wendy Molyneux, David Huntsberger, Tony Thaxton and I have strong opinions. We even drew Daniel into the mix. Plus moving during quarantine, a Scotland quiz and a surprise from Dave which I would tell you about but then it wouldn't be a surprise.

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Jul 16 2020

1hr 36mins

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Daniel and Alison (Jason from the Bank and Open Letters)

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Alison is in a feisty mood and unfortunately she wants to talk about it. Daniel is stuck in the bathroom and thinks no one should have a wedding. (He's still upset about a fight he and Alison had regarding the color of the chairs.) Also he wants to talk about energy. Meet Predictbot3000 and his earlier incarnations and find out why Daniel is at odds with lemons and cockatiels. Plus the relentless horror of human beings, secret sauce, lobotomies and your calls! And iTunes Comments of the Week!

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Jul 13 2020

1hr 26mins

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Jackie's Horse Thoughts, Alison's Trolling, A Ken Reid Quiz

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Do you shrink from confrontation or do you seek it out? Ken Reid, who's never met the hand of a drug dealer he didn't try to break (ok just once and he spared the thumbs) has some thoughts about confrontation as do Jackie and Tony. Jackie was supposed to return to LA but didn't and Tony is a little worried about Moose. Plus mocktails, horses, a quiz to see who knows Ken Reid best (play along at home) and Just Me Or Everyone.

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Jul 09 2020

1hr 28mins

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Daniel and Alison (Hypnotherapy and Military Songs)

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Alison claims she knows all four (or is it five) military branch theme songs and Daniel calls her bluff. Also some behind-the-scenes soundcheck chat, Alison's experience with hypnotherapy which apparently she never discussed with Daniel, a visit to her parents, listener calls, Covid testing, heartbreak, Daniel's descriptions of Owen and Elliot's personalities and more including iTunes Comments of the Week.

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Jul 06 2020

1hr 41mins

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Lisa Curry's Bait Shop, Joe Kwaczala's Fishing Pole, Alison's Salad Bar

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Comedian Lisa Curry is here and she knows a lot about live bait and foot basins. Joe Kwaczala returns and he’s trying to convince us a comfortable futon exists. I’m barely showering and Tony trusts his tongs. Plus Just Me Or Everyone!

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Jul 02 2020

1hr 33mins

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Daniel and Alison at Their Finest (Plus Your Calls)

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Big news! Whereas you thought the termite updates were a thing of the past, it's looking like they might be returning. Before you race to turn off the podcast, know that in this episode you'll also hear a caller's favorite dumb joke, Daniel's embarrassing work call courtesy of Alison not realizing he was on the phone, a discussion of words and semiotics, how it is smart people can believe lies (or how Alison did), who is and isn't on the team and more. Plus iTunes Comments of the Week!

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Jun 29 2020

1hr 10mins

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Jackie's Hot Vet, Helen Hong's Phone Call, Alison's Headshot

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Helen Hong (Go Fact Yourself, Silicon Valley) joins us this week from her closet where she's hoarding four rolls of scented toilet paper. Jackie Johnson is here and Chooch had to go to the emergency vet where Jackie talked to a doctor on the phone whom she's convinced is hot. Is he? Helen CALLS THE ANIMAL HOSPITAL TO FIND OUT. And Alison won something in a raffle. Plus Yes Please or Oh Puhleeze and Just Me Or Everyone!

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Jun 25 2020

1hr 25mins

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Candice Thompson

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Comic, actor, writer and host Candice Thompson (Lights Out with David Spade, The New Negroes) joins the show to talk about processing world events without standup as an outlet, feeling a responsibility to speak about race, not fitting into a "box" due to her appearance, her childhood, her spirit pastry, learning to be vulnerable, doing comedy with Tiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart, her podcast The Struggle with Candice Thompson and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Jun 22 2020

1hr 16mins

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Greg Heller's Baby Song, Jenna & Al's Water Bugs, Alison's Mosh Pits

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Greg Heller AND Jenna Kim Jones AND The Hashtag Al (Allan Moss)??? That's right! We're all together on this episode. Greg has a special song he sings during diaper blowouts with his baby, Jenna and Al have periodic pests and I'm reminiscing about Orange County punk shows and that special blend of having a crush on someone but also being afraid for my life. Plus iTunes Comments of the Week, Greg Heller ASMR, Just Me Or Everyone, Jo from Supernanny and more.

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Jun 18 2020

1hr 15mins

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Daniel and Alison (Alison's Hair Museum and Your Calls)

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Daniel is clean shaven for the first time in six years and neither of us recognize him. Also, he once tanned for four minutes. Is sex work exploitative? Have you ever had a positive experience with a cop? Does your face hurt? Plus your calls, personal hairs, attitudes toward money, iTunes Comments of the Week, tattoos and more.

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Jun 15 2020

1hr 40mins

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Jordan's Cheese Habit, Jackie's Feet, Experiences with Cops

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Jackie Johnson is back and she isn't afraid to let her feet and a seagull statue do the talking. Jordan Morris is also here and he's been seeing a nutritionist. We do a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Jackie has one involving towels and privates. Plus some timely Wayne's World talk. And we all question our beliefs about cops.

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Jun 11 2020

1hr 33mins

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Daniel and Alison (Alpha Dan and Your Calls)

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Can you slam a door open? Daniel claims I can and do. He also takes issue with how I hurl my body into bed. Normally these things wouldn't be a problem however he took a supplement which has turned him into Alpha Dan and he can't sleep. We also discuss what's going on in the world, feeling unloved, the word "tushy," therapy, precancerous cells, band-aids and more. And we take your calls on fire arms and depression (separate calls).

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Jun 08 2020

1hr 32mins

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Brian Keith Diaz's Photo, Alison's UnGothing, Renee's Move

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Brian Keith Diaz joins the show to talk about his 18 year long friendship with producer Tony Thaxton, touring with Seal and Axl Rose and his experience at the Black Lives Matter protests (and the photo he took, proceeds from which he's donating). Renee is here and she's moving. Alison is ambushed by her family. And Tony is learning things about Brian.

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Jun 04 2020

1hr 33mins

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Great intro this week!!

By babybluesblind - May 28 2020
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Remember when Daniel didn’t even want to be on the podcast?

Just me or everyone?

By Elle Lowell - May 06 2020
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Of course I love the show! Alison is hilarious!!