Episode 176: Deep Like

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On this episode, Kate and Sally talk about The Joker’s origin story and Sally’s new cat’s origin story. They also discuss the best $12 watch money can buy and answer an email from a listener who’s unhappy at work, feeling depressed, and wondering if they should quit.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:16 Opening Jibber Jabber

21:18 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

25:08 Email: Being unhappy at work, feeling depressed, and wondering if it’s ok to quit

42:10 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but I have it” by Lana Del Rey

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Episode 175: The Emotion Doctor

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about New Year’s resolutions and the various ways we mark time and progress throughout our lives. Then they discuss transcendent experiences with video games and TV shows, and move on to talking about being honest in therapy, cancelling social engagements, and making pizza. Finally they answer an email from a listener who’s trying to figure out how to talk to their friend about the friend’s post-breakup behavior.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:13 Opening Jibber Jabber

23:23 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

28:08 Email: Trying to figure out how to talk to a friend about the friend’s post-breakup behavior

44:40 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Rapture” by Blondie

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Episode 174: Go on a Ginger Ale Run

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On this episode Kate and Sally share holiday survival tips from the struggle buddy community. Then they jibber jabber about Katharine’s nephew’s long con and things people are upset about on Twitter. Finally they answer an email from a listener who wants advice on how to cope with her husband’s depression.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:00 Holiday tips from listeners!

17:46 Opening Jibber Jabber

30:52 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

40:50 Email: Advice on how to cope with a partner’s depression

57:28 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

 

Check out Desiree Burch‘s show and Don’t Split the Podcast’s Stream of Blades video archive: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCubnE-7Q41mF9YLeElSpdBw

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Nightfall” from the video game Shenmue (Sega, 1999)

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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 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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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.