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)

 

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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 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 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

Watch Sally live every Wednesday on “Stream of Blades

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Band of Blades videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCubnE-7Q41mF9YLeElSpdBw

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

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