Episode 161: Mercury’s in Mantrograde

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about Buffy and Game of Thrones fandom. Then they explain how to find a struggle buddy. Sally talks (at length) about being aggrieved by many people. Katharine explains the origin of #strugglepodbuds420. Then they…just keep jibber jabbering. This is the first episode to not feature a an email from a listener seeking advice.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

10:18 Opening Jibber Jabber

37:14 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

45:00 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “I Like You” by Morrissey

Read “The best $16 I ever spent: Old Navy pajamas after my husband left” by Rachel W. Miller

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Episode 160: Lost in the Shuff

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On this episode, Kate and Sally talk about being tired, using earplugs, meeting celebs we admire, and canceling therapy. Then they answer listener emails about telling a crush you’re crushin’, whether you need to tell your parents everything, and what to do when the person who sexually assaulted you is dating someone else on campus who might now be in danger.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:22 Opening Jibber Jabber

16:00 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

21:55 Email #1: Telling a crush you’re crushin’ and whether you need to tell your parents everything

34:01 Email #2: What to do when the person who sexually assaulted you is dating someone else on campus who might now be in danger

54:48 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tommy James & the Shondells, cover by Tiffany

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

 

Episode 158: Learning to Learn

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about Theranos, the college admissions scam, the NPR podcast It’s Been a Minute, and the NY Neo-Futurists. They chat about face masks and to-do lists as self-care, and answer a listener email about giving an employer feedback as you’re leaving and how to deal with intrusive thoughts.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:59 Opening Jibber Jabber

31:53 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

35:44 Email: Giving an employer feedback as you’re leaving and how to deal with intrusive thoughts

53:55 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Landline” by Hello Meteor

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

 

Episode 157: Tooth Time with Katharine and Sally

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about their new Patreon, the documentary Leaving Neverland, Luke Perry (RIP), birthdays, and going to the dentist. Then they answer an email from a listener who’s trying to figure out if they should stop going to therapy.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

6:02 Opening Jibber Jabber (CN 9:55 – 30:06 talk about the Michael Jackson documentary “Leaving Neverland“)

34:50 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

37:37 Email: How to know if you should stop going to therapy

55:03 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Tonight You Belong to Me” by Billy Rose and Lee David, performed by Sutton Foster and Hunter Foster

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

 

Episode 156: Kids These Days

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about “the magical thinking of guys who love logic” and Ryan Adams (and similar creeps). Then they talk about catching up on sleep and going to the dentist. Finally, they answer an email from a listener who’s trying to make a decision about having another kid. 

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

1:50 Opening Jibber Jabber

33:26 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

37:06 Email: Making a decision about having another kid

58:50 Song of the Week (Sally’s pick)

Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Gotta Get Up” by Harry Nilsson

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!