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Han and Matt Know It All

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Advice column aficionados Han and Matt re-answer the greatest questions from other advice columns and podcasts as well as fielding new questions (send your questions to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com or anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt) with a little help from their cats.

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Advice column aficionados Han and Matt re-answer the greatest questions from other advice columns and podcasts as well as fielding new questions (send your questions to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com or anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt) with a little help from their cats.

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Advice Column 2.0

By Siltjade - Mar 20 2017
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Hannah and Matt offer an updated version of the standard advice column, giving their take on questions (and answers) from some of their favorite print, online, and podcast advice columnists. But of course, their take is even better. Their witty and humorous banter is tempered by the fact that their advice is...really good. Each question is addressed in approximately 10-minute chunks, making this perfect for commuters of any length. This is one you don't want to pass up!

Love this advice podcast

By Laura the Lorax - Mar 16 2017
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Been listening since episode one and I'm addicted! They give really helpful advice and offer new perspectives on previously answered questions. They also take listener questions and offer valuable and unique insights :) Very progressive, inclusive, thoughtful, and fun!

iTunes Ratings

139 Ratings
Average Ratings
126
4
3
2
4

Advice Column 2.0

By Siltjade - Mar 20 2017
Read more

Hannah and Matt offer an updated version of the standard advice column, giving their take on questions (and answers) from some of their favorite print, online, and podcast advice columnists. But of course, their take is even better. Their witty and humorous banter is tempered by the fact that their advice is...really good. Each question is addressed in approximately 10-minute chunks, making this perfect for commuters of any length. This is one you don't want to pass up!

Love this advice podcast

By Laura the Lorax - Mar 16 2017
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Been listening since episode one and I'm addicted! They give really helpful advice and offer new perspectives on previously answered questions. They also take listener questions and offer valuable and unique insights :) Very progressive, inclusive, thoughtful, and fun!

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Han and Matt Know It All

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Advice column aficionados Han and Matt re-answer the greatest questions from other advice columns and podcasts as well as fielding new questions (send your questions to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com or anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt) with a little help from their cats.

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Rank #1: #99: Han and Matt Unfollow Their Exes

Dec 19 2018
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Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 9th, 2018, and beyond, including: SPONSOR: A Head Canon Productions Ruins Christmas (Soundcloud) A Head Canon Productions on YouTube | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Patreon Ask a Manager: "An employee’s spouse emailed about his holiday bonus" Miss Manners: "No need to tip for a tweet" Social Q's: "If You Can’t Stop Name-Dropping, You’re Not Coming Skiing This Year" Dear Abby: "Man Retiring From The Military Deploys New Rules In Marriage" Swipe This!: "My ex is thriving on Instagram—and its making me miserable" Dear Prudence: (CW: Sexual Assualt) "Sleeping Pills and Consent"  SPONSOR: Podigy: The podcast editing service we partner proudly with! Listener Nicole: "When Is It Appropriate to Disclose Mental Health Diagnoses With Your Boss?" Update to Listener Uldrek the Resilient: "Should My Partner and I Open Our Relationship to Date Our Best Friends (Who Are Also Partners)?" Reference: #61: Han and Matt Teach Polyamory 102 (& Rebrand!) Listener The Bronze Leviathan Has Thoughts on Extramarital Affairs Reference: #97 Han and Matt Revisit Extramarital Affairs Shoutout to Ask APW: "Can I Fire My Bridesmaid for Not Making Me Hers?" Shoutout to PR Newswire: "Acclaimed 'Ask Amy' advice-columnist and author Amy Dickinson to receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award" Shoutout to Savage Love: "His brother 'stumbled over' his Tumblr sex blog and shared it with their parents." Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #2: #60: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager II: The Speakquel

Feb 26 2018
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Nearly a year later after she was Han and Matt's first ever guest, Alison Green of "Ask a Manager" fame joins the Know-It-Alls again for a Monday episode that's all-work-related questions! Ask a Manager Ask a Manager: "Listen to Episode 1 of the Ask a Manager Podcast" Ask a Manager Podcast on iTunes Ask a Manager on Twitter Hannah and Matt Know It All: "#51: 2017’s Best & Worst Advice Questions (Ft. The Bad Advisor)" Ask a Manager: "I Ghosted My Ex, and She's About to Be My New Boss" Ask a Manager: "Update: I Ghosted My Ex, and She’s About to Be My New Boss" Ask A Manager: "How Do I Handle My Boss's Toxic Girlfriend?" Ask A Manager: "My Coworker Is Crowdfunding for IVF and Keeps Asking Everyone for Money" Ask a Manager: "Our Boss Will Fire Us If We Don’t Sign up to Be a Liver Donor for His Brother" Ask A Manager: "Should Employees Have to Ask for a Raise?" Ask A Manager: "My Coworker Had an Affair with a Colleague’s Husband, and Now Is Treating Her Badly at Work" Listener alyTemporalAnom: "What Should I Do About Having Mistakenly Gotten a Message From a Coworker Who Was Trash-Talking Me?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #3: #13: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager

Apr 03 2017
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(Note: This is with new and improved audio as of April 6th!) Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 26th, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Alison Green of the ESSENTIAL advice blog 'Ask a Manager'!!—including:  Ask a Manager (June 2, 2016): "I Accidentally Hugged the CEO"; Ask a Manager (July 26, 2013): "An Employee Is Putting Magic Curses on Her Coworkers"; Ask a Manager: "I Was Rejected for a Job Because of My Romantic History"; Ask E. Jean: "How Do I Get My Nightmare Coworker to Leave Me Alone?"; Dear Prudence: "Renting to Family"; Listener: "Nervous About My Neighbor"; Chicago Tribune: "What to do with threatening neighbors displaying mental illness?"; Nolo: "Scared of Your Neighbor?"; Nolo: "When selling my home, is it fraud to tell my neighbors to be on their best behavior?"; Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #4: #98: Han and Matt Cry Over Everything

Dec 12 2018
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Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 2nd, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask The Salty Waitress: "How do I tell a friend to keep their kids away from my party?" Dear Prudence: "Help! A Distant Friend Asked Me to Describe My G******s Over Text" Tough Love: "Only You Can Prevent Single-People Problems" Asking for a Friend: "Your Ex Sucks but Capitalism Sucks More" Carolyn Hax: "An abusive ex is terminally ill. Should you help with his care?" Dear Mishu: "I want to cry but no tears will come. What do I do? Rose asks Mishu answers" Doctor Who Great British Baking Show Ralph Breaks the Internet Maggie Stiefvater's "The Raven Cycle" Jhene Aiko's "Trip" Reddit Round-Up r/relationship_advice: "What do I (25 F) do about my boyfriend (28M) misusing adult diapers, which causes me humiliation?" r/legaladvice: "Neighbors stole our rock." r/relationship_advice: "I (20m) am scared of telling me parents about my older gf (43)" r/relationship_advice: "Accidentally peed on my boss’s dick" SPONSOR: Podigy: The podcast editing service we partner proudly with! Update from Listener Mara the Raven Mistress "How Do We Open Up Our Marriage for Casual Sex and Remain Totally Discreet About It?" from Episode 93 Feedback from Listener Hannah on Episode 97's Talk of Sick Days Shoutout to Savage Love: "I'M SICK OF THIS QUESTION" Shoutout to Dear Fifi: "Climate Change Anxiety" Shoutout to Queer Abby: "How To Handle Closed-Minded Family During the Holidays" Shoutout to Care and Feeding: "My Daughter Can't Take the Clingy Little Boy Who Says Shes His Girlfriend" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #5: #68: Han and Matt and Alison Know It All

Apr 30 2018
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Han and Matt are joined again by Alison Green of Ask a Manager fame on the Monday episode to talk about Alison's upcoming book (out TOMORROW!), re-discuss some recent Ask a Manager questions, and tackle questions of various topics from around the web: Sponsor: Sudio, maker of stylish headphones! Use discount code "KNOWITALL" at checkout for 15% off your order. Alison Green Ask a Manager Book Direct Report on Slate Ask a Manager on Twitter Alison's previous Han and Matt guest spots:  #13: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager #23: Hannah and Matt Summon Alison Green #60: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager II: The Speakquel Ask a Manager: "I got written up because my coworker saw maxi pads in my car" Ask a Manager: "I'm required to take two weeks off and I don't want to" Dear Prudence: "How Do I Prevent My Coworker From Pranking Me Again?" (AKA 'Confused') r/relationships: "Girlfriend of 2 years (28f) replaced all my (28m) old books with new copies, angry doesn't begin to describe how I feel" Ask APW: "Will My Bachelorette Party Be Awkward Since I Have No Friends?" Listener Christine: "My neighbor’s dog's toy is LOUD. Is it petty to complain?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #6: #67: Han and Matt Answer Queer Queries (Ft. Kristin Russo)

Apr 23 2018
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Han and Matt interviewed the extremely qualified Kristin Russo for the Monday episode and tackled listener queeries on bisexuality, asexuality, presenting queer, and more!: Kristin Russo My Kid Is Gay Everyone Is Gay Kristin on Autostraddle Buffering the Vampire Slayer Kristin on Twitter We Exist Beyond the Binary Listener Simon, Leaver of Expensive Thermoses on Public Transit: "How Do I Respond to People Who Are Hellbent on Erasing My Bi Identity?" Listener The Invisible Bi: "How Do I Dress Queer So That My Bisexuality Isn't Invisible?" Listener Decidedly Anonymous: "Who Should I Come Out to In My Family, and How?" Listener Ursial the Cyclone: "How Do I Come Out as Asexual and Aromantic to My Mother, Who Wants Grandkids?" PBS' First Person on Asexuality Listener Pissed Off Trans Lesbian: "Should I Invite My Probably Transphobic Uncle to My Wedding?" Listener Mary, Veiled Reckoner: "What's the Best Non-Gendered Honorific to Use When Addressing Strangers?" BONUS: 'Assigned Male' Comic: A Trans Resource BONUS 2: 'Questionable Content' Comic Additionally: there will be a Patreon-only bonus question featuring Kristin Russo that was sent to us by Listener Ezavul, Angel of Mending: "How Do I Explain What Nonbinary Gender Is to My Very Catholic Parents?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #7: #51: 2017's Best & Worst Advice Questions (Ft. The Bad Advisor)

Dec 25 2017
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In a very special 2017 Year in Review episode, Hannah and Matt welcome Andrea Grimes of The Establishment's "Bad Advice" fame to reminisce about the questions that most warmed our hearts and those that most made us want to burn everything to the ground. It was a very fiery year, to put it lightly. Enjoy?? Andrea's "Warmed My Heart" Award pick Captain Awkward and Friends of Captain Awkward: "When Spouses Don't Agree About Birth Control" Andrea's "Set It on Fire" Award pick Misc.: Please May I Keep Boning This Racist? (Carolyn Hax December 2nd, Dear Abby February 13, Savage Love August 23) Han's "Warmed My Heart" Award pick (*SEE BELOW) Listener Weary and Wary: "How Lenient Should I Be of My Friends With Depression and Anxiety Who Are Repeatedly Undependable With Plans?" Han's "Set It on Fire" Award pick Ask a Manager: I ghosted my ex, and she's about to be my new boss Matt's "Warmed My Heart" Award pick Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Do Women Have All The Advantages In Dating? Matt's "Set It on Fire" Award pick Ask APW: The Garter Toss Reminds Me of My Sexual Assault, but My Fiancé Wants to Do It "Set It on Fire" Runner-Ups: Ask a Manager: my boss enlists me in hiding his multiple affairs from his wife Ask a Manager: I ghosted my ex, and she's about to be my new boss Ask a Manager: is the work environment I've created on my team too exclusive? r/relationships: My (33F) self-absorbed sister (22F) is holding an "auction" for all her potential bridesmaids to compete in for a place in her wedding Sense and Sensitivity: Parents Doubt Son's Talent Captain Awkward: Is this relationship doomed or do I just need to put in more work? Captain Awkward: Messy housemate blues with a side of bugs. Ask Amy: Height isn't this dating misfit's only challenge Let Us Sex-Plain: My partner always wants to have sex at 5am Dear Prudence: Pets are not family, are they? Dear Prudence: Fiancé Worried My Genes Will Affect His Son's "Package" Dear Prudence: My Husband's Best Friend Proposed to His Girlfriend During Our Wedding Ceremony Dear Sugars: Is There Such a Thing as Wanting Too Much Sex? Ask E. Jean: How Do I Get My Fiancé to Stop Catcalling Me? Miss Conduct: Don't Date Nazis Savage Love: Dick Monsters Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #8: #59: Hannah and Matt Crush on You

Feb 19 2018
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Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 11th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "A Job Application Asked Me to Rank If Torturing a Person Was Worse Than Prostitution" Ask Polly: "Should I Have a Baby?" Ask APW: "Should I Drop My Friend Who Didn’t Bring a Wedding Gift?" Dear Prudence: "Am I a Sociopath for Wanting to Have an Affair Even though Everything Is Great in My Marriage?" Carolyn Hax: "A Two-Time Cancer Survivor Now Must Face Her Malignancy-In-Law" Dear Abby: "Unwilling Husband and Father Just Wants a Life to Himself" The Establishment: "Bad Advice On The Etiquette Of Boning Your Daughter’s Best Friend" Listener Hetha, Zealous Inquisitor: "How Do I Handle the Queer Aspects of My Wedding With Extended Family Not in the Know?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #9: When to Throw out the Whole Sister | Opinion Overflow #37

May 02 2018
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In this week's Overflow episode, we talk about Broadway musicals, Daniel Mallory Ortberg's new look, new advice columns, trans-antagonistic family members, and more! Here we go: Final Week to Guess the Critically Acclaimed Musical We Hate! Correct Musical Guesses This Week Listener The Quantum Feline Listener Raal'tuc, Vexing Archfiend BroadwayADay App For alerts on entering Broadway lotteries Facebook topics now have tags! Daniel Mallory Ortberg's Dear Prudence Photo Update Advice Column Alert: Stack Overflow's 'Interpersonal Skills' Stack Overflow: "Can we be game master as a couple?" Dame Magazine Advice Column Ft. Ashley Nicole Black Help choose a name on Twitter Miss Manners' Take on 'Must jilted bride pay for guests’ expenses?' Reference: Han and Matt Yield the Floor "Strength-Based Thinking" Tips From Listener Xantar, Fearless Aeronaut Reference: Han and Matt Step It Up More Advice for Friends Who Want to Hug Reference: Hannah and Matt Podcast With PodcastPodcast Update on Walking In on the Masturbating Teenage Boy Reference: Hannah and Matt Podcast With PodcastPodcast Listener Druvaali, The Great Deity of Melodies: "Should I Confront My Trans Antagonistic Sister?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #10: #21: Hannah and Matt Interview Mallory Ortberg

May 29 2017
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Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 21st, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Mallory Ortberg of the eclectic column 'Dear Prudence' of Slate!!—including:  The Ethicist: "I Accidentally Killed a Child. May I Get in Touch With the Family?"; Carolyn Hax: "A Few Tips on Gratuities and Special Orders"; Listener: "Transition Trouble"; Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

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Rank #1: #99: Han and Matt Unfollow Their Exes

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Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 9th, 2018, and beyond, including: SPONSOR: A Head Canon Productions Ruins Christmas (Soundcloud) A Head Canon Productions on YouTube | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Patreon Ask a Manager: "An employee’s spouse emailed about his holiday bonus" Miss Manners: "No need to tip for a tweet" Social Q's: "If You Can’t Stop Name-Dropping, You’re Not Coming Skiing This Year" Dear Abby: "Man Retiring From The Military Deploys New Rules In Marriage" Swipe This!: "My ex is thriving on Instagram—and its making me miserable" Dear Prudence: (CW: Sexual Assualt) "Sleeping Pills and Consent"  SPONSOR: Podigy: The podcast editing service we partner proudly with! Listener Nicole: "When Is It Appropriate to Disclose Mental Health Diagnoses With Your Boss?" Update to Listener Uldrek the Resilient: "Should My Partner and I Open Our Relationship to Date Our Best Friends (Who Are Also Partners)?" Reference: #61: Han and Matt Teach Polyamory 102 (& Rebrand!) Listener The Bronze Leviathan Has Thoughts on Extramarital Affairs Reference: #97 Han and Matt Revisit Extramarital Affairs Shoutout to Ask APW: "Can I Fire My Bridesmaid for Not Making Me Hers?" Shoutout to PR Newswire: "Acclaimed 'Ask Amy' advice-columnist and author Amy Dickinson to receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award" Shoutout to Savage Love: "His brother 'stumbled over' his Tumblr sex blog and shared it with their parents." Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Dec 19 2018
56 mins
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Rank #2: #60: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager II: The Speakquel

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Nearly a year later after she was Han and Matt's first ever guest, Alison Green of "Ask a Manager" fame joins the Know-It-Alls again for a Monday episode that's all-work-related questions! Ask a Manager Ask a Manager: "Listen to Episode 1 of the Ask a Manager Podcast" Ask a Manager Podcast on iTunes Ask a Manager on Twitter Hannah and Matt Know It All: "#51: 2017’s Best & Worst Advice Questions (Ft. The Bad Advisor)" Ask a Manager: "I Ghosted My Ex, and She's About to Be My New Boss" Ask a Manager: "Update: I Ghosted My Ex, and She’s About to Be My New Boss" Ask A Manager: "How Do I Handle My Boss's Toxic Girlfriend?" Ask A Manager: "My Coworker Is Crowdfunding for IVF and Keeps Asking Everyone for Money" Ask a Manager: "Our Boss Will Fire Us If We Don’t Sign up to Be a Liver Donor for His Brother" Ask A Manager: "Should Employees Have to Ask for a Raise?" Ask A Manager: "My Coworker Had an Affair with a Colleague’s Husband, and Now Is Treating Her Badly at Work" Listener alyTemporalAnom: "What Should I Do About Having Mistakenly Gotten a Message From a Coworker Who Was Trash-Talking Me?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Feb 26 2018
58 mins
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Rank #3: #13: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager

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(Note: This is with new and improved audio as of April 6th!) Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 26th, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Alison Green of the ESSENTIAL advice blog 'Ask a Manager'!!—including:  Ask a Manager (June 2, 2016): "I Accidentally Hugged the CEO"; Ask a Manager (July 26, 2013): "An Employee Is Putting Magic Curses on Her Coworkers"; Ask a Manager: "I Was Rejected for a Job Because of My Romantic History"; Ask E. Jean: "How Do I Get My Nightmare Coworker to Leave Me Alone?"; Dear Prudence: "Renting to Family"; Listener: "Nervous About My Neighbor"; Chicago Tribune: "What to do with threatening neighbors displaying mental illness?"; Nolo: "Scared of Your Neighbor?"; Nolo: "When selling my home, is it fraud to tell my neighbors to be on their best behavior?"; Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Apr 03 2017
57 mins
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Rank #4: #98: Han and Matt Cry Over Everything

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Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 2nd, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask The Salty Waitress: "How do I tell a friend to keep their kids away from my party?" Dear Prudence: "Help! A Distant Friend Asked Me to Describe My G******s Over Text" Tough Love: "Only You Can Prevent Single-People Problems" Asking for a Friend: "Your Ex Sucks but Capitalism Sucks More" Carolyn Hax: "An abusive ex is terminally ill. Should you help with his care?" Dear Mishu: "I want to cry but no tears will come. What do I do? Rose asks Mishu answers" Doctor Who Great British Baking Show Ralph Breaks the Internet Maggie Stiefvater's "The Raven Cycle" Jhene Aiko's "Trip" Reddit Round-Up r/relationship_advice: "What do I (25 F) do about my boyfriend (28M) misusing adult diapers, which causes me humiliation?" r/legaladvice: "Neighbors stole our rock." r/relationship_advice: "I (20m) am scared of telling me parents about my older gf (43)" r/relationship_advice: "Accidentally peed on my boss’s dick" SPONSOR: Podigy: The podcast editing service we partner proudly with! Update from Listener Mara the Raven Mistress "How Do We Open Up Our Marriage for Casual Sex and Remain Totally Discreet About It?" from Episode 93 Feedback from Listener Hannah on Episode 97's Talk of Sick Days Shoutout to Savage Love: "I'M SICK OF THIS QUESTION" Shoutout to Dear Fifi: "Climate Change Anxiety" Shoutout to Queer Abby: "How To Handle Closed-Minded Family During the Holidays" Shoutout to Care and Feeding: "My Daughter Can't Take the Clingy Little Boy Who Says Shes His Girlfriend" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Dec 12 2018
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #5: #68: Han and Matt and Alison Know It All

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Han and Matt are joined again by Alison Green of Ask a Manager fame on the Monday episode to talk about Alison's upcoming book (out TOMORROW!), re-discuss some recent Ask a Manager questions, and tackle questions of various topics from around the web: Sponsor: Sudio, maker of stylish headphones! Use discount code "KNOWITALL" at checkout for 15% off your order. Alison Green Ask a Manager Book Direct Report on Slate Ask a Manager on Twitter Alison's previous Han and Matt guest spots:  #13: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager #23: Hannah and Matt Summon Alison Green #60: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager II: The Speakquel Ask a Manager: "I got written up because my coworker saw maxi pads in my car" Ask a Manager: "I'm required to take two weeks off and I don't want to" Dear Prudence: "How Do I Prevent My Coworker From Pranking Me Again?" (AKA 'Confused') r/relationships: "Girlfriend of 2 years (28f) replaced all my (28m) old books with new copies, angry doesn't begin to describe how I feel" Ask APW: "Will My Bachelorette Party Be Awkward Since I Have No Friends?" Listener Christine: "My neighbor’s dog's toy is LOUD. Is it petty to complain?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Apr 30 2018
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #6: #67: Han and Matt Answer Queer Queries (Ft. Kristin Russo)

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Han and Matt interviewed the extremely qualified Kristin Russo for the Monday episode and tackled listener queeries on bisexuality, asexuality, presenting queer, and more!: Kristin Russo My Kid Is Gay Everyone Is Gay Kristin on Autostraddle Buffering the Vampire Slayer Kristin on Twitter We Exist Beyond the Binary Listener Simon, Leaver of Expensive Thermoses on Public Transit: "How Do I Respond to People Who Are Hellbent on Erasing My Bi Identity?" Listener The Invisible Bi: "How Do I Dress Queer So That My Bisexuality Isn't Invisible?" Listener Decidedly Anonymous: "Who Should I Come Out to In My Family, and How?" Listener Ursial the Cyclone: "How Do I Come Out as Asexual and Aromantic to My Mother, Who Wants Grandkids?" PBS' First Person on Asexuality Listener Pissed Off Trans Lesbian: "Should I Invite My Probably Transphobic Uncle to My Wedding?" Listener Mary, Veiled Reckoner: "What's the Best Non-Gendered Honorific to Use When Addressing Strangers?" BONUS: 'Assigned Male' Comic: A Trans Resource BONUS 2: 'Questionable Content' Comic Additionally: there will be a Patreon-only bonus question featuring Kristin Russo that was sent to us by Listener Ezavul, Angel of Mending: "How Do I Explain What Nonbinary Gender Is to My Very Catholic Parents?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Apr 23 2018
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #7: #51: 2017's Best & Worst Advice Questions (Ft. The Bad Advisor)

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In a very special 2017 Year in Review episode, Hannah and Matt welcome Andrea Grimes of The Establishment's "Bad Advice" fame to reminisce about the questions that most warmed our hearts and those that most made us want to burn everything to the ground. It was a very fiery year, to put it lightly. Enjoy?? Andrea's "Warmed My Heart" Award pick Captain Awkward and Friends of Captain Awkward: "When Spouses Don't Agree About Birth Control" Andrea's "Set It on Fire" Award pick Misc.: Please May I Keep Boning This Racist? (Carolyn Hax December 2nd, Dear Abby February 13, Savage Love August 23) Han's "Warmed My Heart" Award pick (*SEE BELOW) Listener Weary and Wary: "How Lenient Should I Be of My Friends With Depression and Anxiety Who Are Repeatedly Undependable With Plans?" Han's "Set It on Fire" Award pick Ask a Manager: I ghosted my ex, and she's about to be my new boss Matt's "Warmed My Heart" Award pick Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Do Women Have All The Advantages In Dating? Matt's "Set It on Fire" Award pick Ask APW: The Garter Toss Reminds Me of My Sexual Assault, but My Fiancé Wants to Do It "Set It on Fire" Runner-Ups: Ask a Manager: my boss enlists me in hiding his multiple affairs from his wife Ask a Manager: I ghosted my ex, and she's about to be my new boss Ask a Manager: is the work environment I've created on my team too exclusive? r/relationships: My (33F) self-absorbed sister (22F) is holding an "auction" for all her potential bridesmaids to compete in for a place in her wedding Sense and Sensitivity: Parents Doubt Son's Talent Captain Awkward: Is this relationship doomed or do I just need to put in more work? Captain Awkward: Messy housemate blues with a side of bugs. Ask Amy: Height isn't this dating misfit's only challenge Let Us Sex-Plain: My partner always wants to have sex at 5am Dear Prudence: Pets are not family, are they? Dear Prudence: Fiancé Worried My Genes Will Affect His Son's "Package" Dear Prudence: My Husband's Best Friend Proposed to His Girlfriend During Our Wedding Ceremony Dear Sugars: Is There Such a Thing as Wanting Too Much Sex? Ask E. Jean: How Do I Get My Fiancé to Stop Catcalling Me? Miss Conduct: Don't Date Nazis Savage Love: Dick Monsters Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Dec 25 2017
55 mins
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Rank #8: #59: Hannah and Matt Crush on You

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Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 11th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "A Job Application Asked Me to Rank If Torturing a Person Was Worse Than Prostitution" Ask Polly: "Should I Have a Baby?" Ask APW: "Should I Drop My Friend Who Didn’t Bring a Wedding Gift?" Dear Prudence: "Am I a Sociopath for Wanting to Have an Affair Even though Everything Is Great in My Marriage?" Carolyn Hax: "A Two-Time Cancer Survivor Now Must Face Her Malignancy-In-Law" Dear Abby: "Unwilling Husband and Father Just Wants a Life to Himself" The Establishment: "Bad Advice On The Etiquette Of Boning Your Daughter’s Best Friend" Listener Hetha, Zealous Inquisitor: "How Do I Handle the Queer Aspects of My Wedding With Extended Family Not in the Know?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

Feb 19 2018
59 mins
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Rank #9: When to Throw out the Whole Sister | Opinion Overflow #37

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In this week's Overflow episode, we talk about Broadway musicals, Daniel Mallory Ortberg's new look, new advice columns, trans-antagonistic family members, and more! Here we go: Final Week to Guess the Critically Acclaimed Musical We Hate! Correct Musical Guesses This Week Listener The Quantum Feline Listener Raal'tuc, Vexing Archfiend BroadwayADay App For alerts on entering Broadway lotteries Facebook topics now have tags! Daniel Mallory Ortberg's Dear Prudence Photo Update Advice Column Alert: Stack Overflow's 'Interpersonal Skills' Stack Overflow: "Can we be game master as a couple?" Dame Magazine Advice Column Ft. Ashley Nicole Black Help choose a name on Twitter Miss Manners' Take on 'Must jilted bride pay for guests’ expenses?' Reference: Han and Matt Yield the Floor "Strength-Based Thinking" Tips From Listener Xantar, Fearless Aeronaut Reference: Han and Matt Step It Up More Advice for Friends Who Want to Hug Reference: Hannah and Matt Podcast With PodcastPodcast Update on Walking In on the Masturbating Teenage Boy Reference: Hannah and Matt Podcast With PodcastPodcast Listener Druvaali, The Great Deity of Melodies: "Should I Confront My Trans Antagonistic Sister?" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

May 02 2018
35 mins
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Rank #10: #21: Hannah and Matt Interview Mallory Ortberg

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Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 21st, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Mallory Ortberg of the eclectic column 'Dear Prudence' of Slate!!—including:  The Ethicist: "I Accidentally Killed a Child. May I Get in Touch With the Family?"; Carolyn Hax: "A Few Tips on Gratuities and Special Orders"; Listener: "Transition Trouble"; Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!

May 29 2017
1 hour
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