Episode 166: Know Your Seasons

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On this episode, Kate talks about raging in therapy and Sally talks about ruthlessly managing her social life. They talk in detail about the Al Franken story in the New Yorker and the very good reactions that it has spawned. Then they answer an email from a listener who is looking for advice on how to deal with their strained relationship with their dad.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

5:01 Opening Jibber Jabber

42:30 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

47:21 Email: Looking for advice on how to deal with a strained relationship with a parent

1:09:28 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

Pieces referenced in this week’s show:

New Yorker profile: “The Case of Al Franken” by Jane Mayer

Salon story : “What drove the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer into Al Franken Denialism?” by Amanda Marcotte

Slate story: “What Jane Mayer Gets Wrong About Al Franken” by Christina Cauterucci

Andrea Grimes’s Twitter thread

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Legend of Zelda” from Zelda & Chill by Mikel & GameChops

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Episode 165: Not Enough Big Cats

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On this episode, Kate tells a story about how sometimes you just need to hear the truth and Sally talks about being tested by god. They also talk about asking for help when you need it and doing housework as self-care. Finally, they answer an email from a listener who feels broke and broken and stuck in their job.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

6:40 Opening Jibber Jabber

26:06 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

29:13 Email: What to do when you feel broke and broken and stuck in a job

57:59 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “A Whole New World” cover by J.Fla

We are on iTunes, SpotifyStitcher, Google PlayiHeart Radio and Instagram! Tweet at Kate and Sally or the podcast and find a “Struggle Buddy” on Twitter at #StrugglePodBuds420.