Episode 173: Mr. Children

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about Christmas and whether Santa Claus is real, and if so does he have a master key to your apartment? Then they talk about comedian Josh Gondelman’s (@joshgondelman) essay for The Cut about how being in a relationship means your partner’s enemies become your enemies. They also discuss Native comedian Joey Clift’s (@joeytainment) essay for the AV Club about confronting two white podcast hosts on air about tokenization (and much more). Finally they answer a listener email about how to talk to a parent who is skeptical of using meds long term for mental health.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

5:12 Opening Jibber Jabber

37:09 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

39:10 Email: How to talk to a parent who is skeptical of using meds long term for mental health

52:18 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

Articles referred to in this ep:

I celebrated Native American Heritage Month by ruining a comedy podcast” by Joey Clift

My Wife’s Enemies Are Now My Enemies, Too” by Josh Gondelman

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Clint Eastwood” by Gorillaz

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Episode 172: Get it Together, Doug

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about some bad stuff on Twitter as well as some good stuff on Twitter. Then they discuss performative male anger, jogging, and getting new glasses. Finally, they answer an email from a listener who is trying to figure out how to navigate a relationship with a parent in the aftermath of trauma.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:26 Opening Jibber Jabber

34:33 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

36:36 Email: Figuring out how to navigate a relationship with a parent in the aftermath of trauma

54:34 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

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Episode 171: Kat Harington

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On this episode Kate and Sally don’t get to an email. But they DO talk about boomers and “cancel culture.” They talk about Schitt’s Creek, Succession, and how Katharine canceled two white boys on the subway. And much more!

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:22 Opening Jibber Jabber

46:01 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

54:45 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Jackson” by Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber, recorded live at Folsom Prison by June Carter and Johnny Cash

The “Cancel Culture” Con by Osita Nwanevu

Obama’s Very Boomer View of ‘Cancel Culture by Ernest Owens

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Episode 170: Buffy Summers Vision Board

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about how the 2020 election is a life ruiner. Then they discuss dancing with Sarah Michelle Gellar, going to the fucking dentist, and much more. Finally, they answer an email from a listener who wants to go to church without being reminded of their abusive ex.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:16 Opening Jibber Jabber (TW: 31:09 – 32:51 talk about sexual assault, Brock Turner)

32:54 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

35:35 Email: Wanting to go to church without being reminded of your abusive ex

50:02 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Wake up, Get up, Get Out There” by Shoji Meguro feat Lyn Inaizumi

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Book referenced: Know My Name by Chanel Miller: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/553663/know-my-name-by-chanel-miller/

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Episode 169: A Puppy Eating Spaghetti With an Emu

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On this episode, Kate and Sally jibber jabber about impeachment, comedians who aren’t funny, the TV show GLOW, and hot water. Then they answer an email from a listener who is worried that the friend they’re in love with is ghosting them forever.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:12 Opening Jibber Jabber

33:17 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

35:35 Email: When a friend you’re in love with might be ghosting you forever

57:23 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “UV Rays” by Sir Gregolas

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Link to Your Fat Friend at SELF: https://www.self.com/contributor/your-fat-friend

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