Episode 189: When I Say Jibber, You Say Jabber

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On this episode Kate and Sally are reunited to catch up and jibber jabber to their hearts’ content. They talk about what it’s like to get pap smears and COVID-19 tests, how more people should wear masks, participate in mutual aid, and protest the state; taking a trip safely during the pandemic, Leah Remini, dogs, Sally’s cat, and much, much more.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:22 Opening Jibber Jabber

39:23 A Thing We Did For Self Care

45:40 Enjoy the Song of the Week (Kate’s pick): “Everybody Rejoice” by Luther Vandross from the musical “The Wiz”, sung by Diana Ross

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

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Episode 188: Everybody Do Less

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On this episode, Katharine has the week off and Sally is joined by friend of the show Rachel Wilkerson-Miller (twitter.com/the_rewm). Sally and Rachel talk about the joys and horrors of reality TV as well as summer peaches and going to the doctor. Then they answer questions listeners sent in about when healthy helping becomes co-dependence and how to have the wedding you want without alienating an overbearing parent.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

5:45 Opening Jibber Jabber

31:53 Email #1: When healthy helping becomes co-dependence

43:18 Email #2: How to have the wedding you want without alienating an overbearing parent

Enjoy the Song of the Week (Rachel’s pick): “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings” by Caroline Polachek

Check out Rachel’s blog Just Good Shit, follow her on Twitter, and buy her latest book The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

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Episode 187: Rage Meter

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about the pandemic, Kate’s possible future as an exterminator, organizing your fellow tenants, and taking time off from things to get your life together. They also answer an email from a listener who wants advice about making queer friends and finding genderqueer stories as they explore and understand their own gender.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:35 Opening Jibber Jabber

18:53 A Thing We Did (For Self Care)

20:37 Email: Advice about making queer friends and finding genderqueer stories while exploring and understanding your own gender

42:12 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

Read this piece by Kate’s BFF Sharda Sekaran:

How We Can All Take Responsibility to Avoid Calling the Police

Enjoy the Song of the Week (Kate’s pick): “I Will Survive” a cover of Gloria Gaynor‘s song by Cake

Listen to Sally’s new podcast, Co-op Mood on iTunes StoreSpotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

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

 

Episode 185: 90’s Makeovers

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On this episode, Kate and guest host Hilary Asare talk about the Black Lives Matter movement, what to do when you find a nest of wasps in your apartment, and deconstruct a rewatch of the popular 90’s TV show Beverly Hills 90210.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

1:50 Opening Jibber Jabber

11:47 A Thing We Did (For Self Care)

24:30 Song of the Week (Hilary’s pick)

Follow Hilary Asare on Twitter: @HilaryAsare

Enjoy the Song of the Week (Hilary’s pick): “Don’t Touch My Hair ft. Sampha” by Solange

Listen to Sally’s new podcast, Co-op Mood on iTunes StoreSpotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

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Episode 184: Podcast Subtweeting

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On this episode Kate and Sally talk about rescuing dogs, mopping, and Sally’s new video game podcast. Then they answer a listener email about coping with house chores during the pandemic. Finally, they shake their fists at anyone not following shelter in place rules and guidance around masks and social distancing.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:24 Opening Jibber Jabber

9:11 A Thing We Did (For Self Care)

14:44 Email: Coping with house chores during the pandemic.

28:08 Some more Jibber Jabber

43:20 Song of the Week (Kate’s pick)

Listen to Sally’s new podcast, Co-op Mood on iTunes StoreSpotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Enjoy the Song of the Week (Kate’s pick): “Parklife” by Blur

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