Episode 61 - I’m Just ...
July 12th, 2020
All right, ladies. Here’s the deal. We’ve got to stop using language that minimizes our capabilities. We have to be able to call a crazy pants a crazy pants and not hedge it.
With us tonight is special guest Carrie …
Episode 60 - Movies that Made a Sandwich
July 5th, 2020
There are so many movies that made a sandwich ... generation. HA! Bad puns are fun. Moving on past that obviously stretched attempt at humor, why don’t you pour a drink and listen as Jill and Gina discuss the movies …
56: Episode 59 - Humanity, Health, and Hooch
June 28th, 2020
There is so much crazy news out there that, as Gillian says, if you had a bingo card with riots, murder hornets, global pandemics, continental-wide wildfires, locust swarms, and earthquakes, uh, congrats, you win? So, …
Episode 58 - Deep in the Dork Forest
June 21st, 2020
Sci Fi is a great bit of escapism, isn’t it? Come have a listen, then, while we venture into some other galaxies, time periods, alternate timelines, and hear Gillian apparently mug an ice truck.
Our drink for this …
Episode 57 - Proud Mary, Bloody Mary
June 14th, 2020
Today, we’re tackling urban legends! In our own ways, of course. Jill comes at it from a studied, pragmatic angle where you learn valuable life lessons. Gina tackles the freaky side and ends up writing beat poetry …
Episode 19 (Redux) - James Bond, John Hughes, and that douchebag Ross from Friends.
June 7th, 2020
Yeah, so, the episode you WERE going to hear this week is barely audible. On the upside, when we re-record it, we’ll have all the kinks worked out and it’ll be MAH-VELOUS, right? RIGHT???? Anyway, enjoy one of our …
Episode 56 - Kicking the Bucket List
May 31st, 2020
Ah, the bucket list! Who doesn’t have one? And if you don’t, why not? Cause these can be FUN! Of course, we focus more on the “fun” part rather …
55: Episode 55 - ChChChChanges
May 24th, 2020
SO MANY CHANGES! Seriously, there’s a LOT going on right now, particularly for the Gillian half of our dynamic duo. What kind of changes? And how do …
Episode 54 - Yay, Dream Vacay!
May 17th, 2020
So what happens when you’re stuffed up in your house too long? You think about all the things you’ll do when you get out. And for a little extra fun, you pretend money is no object. For giggles, then, Jill and Gina …
Episode 53 - Are WE the A$$holes?
May 10th, 2020
So, Gina likes to comb through Reddit for fun stuff. Her version of fun, anyhow. This week, she shares the fun with Jill, and our listeners. She chose several stories from “Am I the Karen” and “Am I the ...” (well, …
52: Episode 52 - Spilled T
May 3rd, 2020
You ever been out shopping, made polite conversation (“Hi, how are you?” “Fine, you?”), and had the floodgates open? Not uncommon, especially for …
Episode 51 - Ride or Die
April 26th, 2020
Ever have that one friend that, every once in a while, makes you go WTF? Why are you around? Well, we try to get you think - Why are they around? Cause maybe their toxicity isn’t worth it. Especially when you’ve got …
Episode 50 - Road Trip!
April 19th, 2020
What’s your dream car and what’d your dream road trip? That’s today’s topic, m’dolls! If money and practicality did not play into the decision at …
51: Episode 49 - Social Distancing, Now with More Vodka
April 5th, 2020
We’re living in an odd time right now. For those working from home, we have a pro at that - Jill - to offer up some great advice on how to keep your home life and work life straight and sane. Plus, we Gina continuing …
Episode 48 - Dating After Divorce
March 29th, 2020
So friend of the podcast Rexy is recently divorced, and friends of the podcast Rebecca and Tim Mullins have a podcast called “Sexual Blueprint,” and …
March 27th, 2020
Hey, folks! Just an announcement that the “Bitter and Pedantic” episode is fixed! So refresh your episode and it should finally be there, …
49: Episode 47.5 - OOPS!
March 22nd, 2020
So really, OOPS! Gina does the episodes and uploads and has no idea WTF happened here. Files somehow got corrupted between editing and upload. …
48: Episode 47 - Bitter and Pedantic
March 22nd, 2020
So, there are words and phrases out there that can make a person want to literally chew through a steel cable. Like, actually do something drastic …
47: Episode 46 - Turn Into the Skid: What to Do About Bad Fashion Choices
March 15th, 2020
We’ve all made them, and we (well, mostly) all regret them. Tonight, we talk fashion mistakes. Sometimes it’s being misled into bad hair, sometimes it’s not making a purchase and regretting it later, sometimes it’s …
46: Episode 45 - Podcasting for Amateurs
March 8th, 2020
You ever listen to a really great podcast and wonder, “oooh, how did they DO that?” If so, sorry to disappoint you, but we’re only going to talk about how we do ours. But we think it’s fun!
We think it’s especially …
45: Episode 44 - For Better or for Worse or for Esoteric or for Ridiculous...
March 1st, 2020
We’ve seen, and been in, a lot of weddings. We have stories to tell. Judgey stories mostly, but those are the most fun, aren’t they? So sit back and listen while we talk about whale songs, Vegas, literal bats in …
44: Episode 43 - What Do You Care Yadda Yadda Part 2
February 23rd, 2020
Since we went off the rails - in an admittedly very fun way - last week, we’re revisiting this week the topic of letting others live rent-free in your head. You realize you are the villain in someone else’s story, …
43: Episode 42 - Why Care What Other People Think?
February 16th, 2020
Sexy Rexy joins us again this week to talk about not giving people rent-free space in your head. Although admittedly, Gina ends up being more of a object lesson than an example. And what’s a cocktrix? Gotta listen to …
42: Episode 41 - Embarrassingly Educated About Sex, Now With More Paint Swatches
February 9th, 2020
It’s a Valentine’s Day special!!! This week, Jill and Gina are joined by their friends Rebecca and Tim Mullins of the Sexual Blueprint podcast. …
41: Episode 40- Keep, Stop, Start
February 2nd, 2020
So, it’s 2020. We don’t want the whole year to be about hindsight. Only 1/3 of it. So with that 1/3 in mind, what are you going to keep doing that …
40: Happy New Year!
January 1st, 2020
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Just didn't want you to forget us! So this is just a reminder that we'll be back in February with brand new episodes.
But you, dear listeners, YOU all start on having that amazing 2020 that we all know …
39: Episode 39 - What would Gillian do? Take a break!
December 22nd, 2019
The one where we take a short sabbatical.
Cause it’s the holidays, ya know. And things get busy. But we’ll be back February-ish with new episodes! …
38: Episode 38 - Bad A$$ Night Out
December 15th, 2019
The one where we do something completely different.
You've heard us talk about Mullins Media a/k/a Tim - You know the creator of, Hillbilly Horror …
37: Episode 37 - This episode is legen-wait-for-it-dary
December 8th, 2019
The one where we bust urban legends AND channel Barney Stinson, because we’re multi-taskers. In other words, we do our best to debunk some common …
36: Episode 36 - Holiday Balance (aka not Gina’s strong suit)
December 1st, 2019
The one where Gina tries REALLY hard not to be an object lesson.
The holidays can be tough. We’ve talked before about how to survive from the social …
35: Episode 35 - Surgery isn’t just for old people ... wait ... am I old?
November 24th, 2019
The one where we discuss our maladies, surgeries, and various and sundry old people things. Oh, and how to be a successful patient.
So yeah, part of …
34: Episode 34 - Happy Freaking Holidays
November 17th, 2019
The One Where We Do NOT Forgo the Cocktails.
The holidays are coming up, and you know what that means, right? It means loose pants, seasonal recipes, …
33: Episode 33 - Financial Superheroes or Everybody Dies
November 10th, 2019
The one where we talk about how financial reality really DOES bite for Gen X.
Really. From a financial perspective, we're between a rock (a dotcom bust, housing market crash, and a recession) and a hard place (aka, …
32: Episode 32 - Am I Blue?
November 3rd, 2019
The one with Gillian and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
We all get a little down sometimes. That's human nature. Tonight, we talk a bit about what we do to try to get back up, and dose it with our usual …
31: Episode 31 - HALLOWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEN!!!!!
October 27th, 2019
The one with all the ghouls!
Tonight we veer away from the standard frivolity and instead get into some creepy AF frivolity! Cause it's Halloween …
30: Episode 30 - Room Service and Bath Butlers, or How to Make the Most of Work Travel
October 20th, 2019
The one where we record with even more distance because Gina's on the road again.
Yup. Another work trip for Gina. Jill doesn't show up half way through this one, though. But that's okay. It gives us a chance to talk …
29: Episode 29 - Vegas, baby!
October 13th, 2019
The one with ALL the drinking.
We may have outdone ourselves. But we had a very cocktail-related Vegas adventure! We talk about the drinks we drank, the dranks we drank, the foot we ate, the food we threw away, and …
28: Episode 28 - Bada$$!
October 6th, 2019
The one where we compare tattoos and piercings and RAWR!
We acknowledge things don't make you badasses, your actions do. But we like to think we have a healthy dose of both. So we talk about both as they relate to our …
27: 27 - Thelma & Louise, the Supreme Court, or Entourage?
September 29th, 2019
The one were we discuss who we cool choose to be our Ride or Die companions - besides the obvious.
Whether it’s Mr. Rogers or the Notorious RBG, some …
26: Episode 26 - The answer is nukes. It's always nukes.
September 22nd, 2019
The one where we all learn who’s on our zombie apocalypse team and how disaster can satisfy our deepest needs.
You also get to hear about Gina's tornado and when Jill met Patrick Swayze (he's awesome in real life, too).
25: Episode 25 - Quarter-Century Free for All
September 15th, 2019
The one where you get to finally meet EVERYONE— almost. Jon the Brit isn't present, but that's okay. He woulda done a LOT of eyerolling, and …
24: Episode 24 - Strong and Sparkly
September 8th, 2019
The one where Jill runs from open doors.
So, it's obviously more nuanced than that. Someone was holding that door, but he was WAY up ahead, and ... …
23: Episode 23 - Thank you for being a friend
September 1st, 2019
The one where you learn Gina's elvish secret.
And she turns red. You can't see it, but pure red, people! But mostly, this episode is less about shaming Gina and more about developing friendships when you're a bit …
22: Episode 22 - Eyelash extensions are totally worth the investment
August 25th, 2019
The one where you find out about the time value of money.
Maybe you're naturally cheap like Gina. If so, we need to talk. Sometimes cheap isn't …
21: Episode 21 - What did you expect?
August 18th, 2019
The one where we realize we knew nothing 20+ years ago. Except for the things we did know.
Seriously, look at where you were at 21, and where you are now. Is it all you thought it'd be? Is it nothing you thought it'd …
20: Episode 20 - Girls Night; The apocalypse continues
August 11th, 2019
The one where we bring back some old friends and talk about movies.
And of course, as we do, talking about movies includes finding out Tom Hanks is …
19: Episode 19 - John Hughes, James Bond & that douchebag Ross from Friends
August 4th, 2019
The one where you find out what we have noticed about some of our favorite things that are actually pretty troubling in retrospect.
What do you do when you look back at things you used to like and realize .... "EW????" …
18: Episode 18 - How to Adult: A Beginner's Primer
July 28th, 2019
The one where we tell you about the things that surprised …and continue to surprise us, about Adulting.
Seriously. We were not prepared. This is …
17: Episode 17 - Food! Glorious Food!
July 21st, 2019
The one where you hear more about how much we like to eat. And it’s a lot. I smell a recurring theme.
Find out where we've gotten some of the absolute …
16: Episode 16 - JobbyJobJob
July 14th, 2019
The one where you learn about all the jobs we’ve loved before. That got us in and out our door. We’re glad they came along, we dedicate this song (or episode), to all the jobs we’ve loved before.
And in some cases, …
15: Episode 15 - An Informal Book Club with Pollyanna Nihilism
July 7th, 2019
The one where we find out looking into Gina's brain is like looking gazing into the abyss.
So we find out what kind of books Jill and Gina have read and shared. Okay, that Jill has shared and Gina has, as of yet, failed …
14: Episode 14 - Would You Rather: Trade-In Moms and Chicken Rage
June 30th, 2019
The one where you learn a little bit more about the way we think. And we're so very, very sorry about that.
We muse about what we would do in a fun …
13: Episode 13 - Parenting Fails: Mama Mortification and Load-Bearing Bones
June 23rd, 2019
The one where you hear just how successfully we implement our parenting skills. Hint: not so well sometimes.
But that's kids, isn't it? And us. …
12: Episode 12 - Advice Column - Do as I say, not as I do
June 16th, 2019
The one where you learn how Gina got drunk and got knocked up. Mai Tais were involved, and are this week's cocktail! Jill didn't even do that on …
11: Episode 11 - Trips down memory lane (not the clumsy kind)
June 9th, 2019
Because sometimes the best self care is getting away. Far away. Seriously, family vacations are amazing, but friendcations CANNOT be underestimated!
One of the trips we hope to take is to New Orleans. So we're having a …
10: Episode 10 - Ladies night: A devolution- the epic episode
June 2nd, 2019
The one where you get to meet some of our circle, and find out a little more about just how deep our dork goes.
And the one where it finally dawns on Gina that no one likes gin. But too bad, it WILL be back! But for …
9: Episode 9 - Laundry Tiaras and Medusa Decor
May 26th, 2019
Gillian begged for a break from gin, so we are briefly switching to rum, because we both had some on hand. We WILL come back for more gin later, at least a couple more times, mostly because we're both still stuck with …
8: Episode 8 - Treat Yo' Self!
May 19th, 2019
The one where you find out why we think self-care is very important for everyone, but maybe especially women.
Long story short - Alone time is invaluable to parents. And Retta and Aziz Ansari were totally onto …
7: Episode 7 - It's funny and it really shouldn't be
May 12th, 2019
The one where you hear about a little of what we think is funny, regardless of whether it should be or not.
Like, Gina's mom punching someone at a …
6: Episode 6 - Queens ... under pressure
May 5th, 2019
The one where you find out that anxiety is normal and it’s okay to fizz out.
All right, y'all. Buckle up. This is a toughy. Gina talks about what it was like growing up as a walking giant stress chihuahua and living …
Episode 5 - Moar fashionable advice
April 28th, 2019
The one where we let you know that no matter what, we know florals are best in upholstery, bouquets, and cocktails.
Like we said before, we've both …
Episode 4- There’s no goth like a country goth
April 21st, 2019
The one where you learn if we are too old for winged eyeliner, message tees and fun hair colors. BONUS— Gina confesses her Goth transgressions from …
Episode 3 - You have to love your kids more than you hate your exes
April 14th, 2019
The one where you find out why Stick and DB are asses.
Okay, we acknowledge that in THEIR stories, WE'RE the villains. But they aren't doing this podcast, are they? We are! So you get our sides. Which are ... …
Episode 2 - Former Fatties
April 7th, 2019
The one where you find out why we know that we can do anything.
Yeah, we've both had bariatric surgery, for varying reasons, but both with great …
Episode 1 - You ... but in a GOOD way
March 31st, 2019
The one where you find out how Gina’s old-fashioned childhood has influenced her professional style.
Welcome to our podcast! Always Never Right is a …