Curio Podcast

55 EpisodesProduced by Curio Podcast

Two 40-something women, and various guests, mulling over the big and interesting questions of the day. Women's issues, racism, politics, society, humanity, and other fun things are discussed and sang about.

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Don't Kill My Neurogenesis!

June 19th, 2019

37:04


Learning new things, good food, friends are all important things AND they can help you grow new brain cells! We also look at psychedelics and their place in the neurogenic process. Music courtesy of Quinn. …

Manliness is a Warm Gun ep53

June 15th, 2019

1:06:47


Flag Day inspired us to take a dive into the gun rights issue. Nanny joins us; it's Cass's birthday, and wine is flowing. We discuss the history of …

Postcard Parlor (for middle-aged rebels)

June 8th, 2019

40:31


A Curio All-Stars situation, replete with wine, postcards, and political discussion. Cat, Katy, and Mary join us to flex our civics muscles! Music …

And Now Back To Your Regularly-Scheduled Programming

May 29th, 2019

59:44


A day without screens. Beck joins Kim and Cass to recount our day without devices. No youtube, no TV, no Candy Crush.

Cannabis Bitchfest

May 22nd, 2019

45:58


Our 50th episode! Kathy joins us to partake and bitch about the issues of the day. Please subscribe! We love you all!

Sister Suffragette ep49

May 15th, 2019

1:06:26


The Curios take a drunken look back at the 19th amendment, women's suffrage, Alice Paul, Jeanette Rankin, and what we still have to do to obtain …

The Emperor Has No Corn

May 8th, 2019

1:01:35


A discussion about Magical Thinking!

Bad Libs - Version Infinity

April 24th, 2019

1:13:07


A wine-fueled extravaganza of the Mad Libs variety. We pull also pull a tarot card for the soul of Donald Trump.. Spoiler alert, he's poor!

What Do You Expect?!

April 19th, 2019

1:19:19


Cat (@cayswann) joins the Curios to sing, spin, and talk about expectations. Realistic, unrealistic, internal, external, familial, societal - we cover it all. Music courtesy of Altadena Hotel.

Trump of La Mancha

April 10th, 2019

46:02


His two greatest foes - the truth and windmills. The quixotic journey of a man who lacks moral fiber and a clear grasp on sanity but makes up for it …

Ep44 The Uterus Chronicles

April 3rd, 2019

1:34:25


Some wine, some questions, some friends, and a cartoon uterus.

Happy April, Fools.

March 31st, 2019

17:18


A very special episode, Dr. G from the Fearless Freedom podcast takes over our feed! Please support her amazing project - subscribe, rate, review, and LISTEN!

You've Come A Long Way Baby?

March 27th, 2019

41:16


A discussion (read: rant) about gender stereotypes in advertising. Music courtesy of Altadena Hotel.

Ep42 Don't Panic!

March 20th, 2019

46:16


The Curios celebrate their 42nd episode with the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. So, grab your towel and don't panic!

Ep41 We've Got the Pink Tax Blues

March 13th, 2019

51:45


Join the Curios as we discuss gender inequality, economic disparity, the "Pink Tax" and more. Please subscribe, and tell your friends!

Battle of the Scandals

March 6th, 2019

1:09:56


Nanny joins the Curios to discuss Watergate and The Trump Scandals. We compare the lives, character flaws, and scandals of Richard Nixon and Donald Trump. We almost called this episode 'Tricky Dick vs Tiny Dick! Enjoy!

Ep39 Collectionizing

February 27th, 2019

1:47:05


We have special guests this week! Mary and Caitlin join us as we kind of talk about collecting and hoarding.

Ep38 Not Slightly Unexciting

February 20th, 2019

1:17:54


Join the Curios as they drink wine and talk politics. All music courtesy of Quinn.

Ep37 Threat Level Midnight

February 13th, 2019

1:46:02


A show about self concept and identity. Who are you, really??!

Ep36 Jungian Archetypes

February 6th, 2019

51:20


The Curios explore the ideas of archetypes, collective unconsciousness, and the beginnings of psychoanalysis.

Ep35 Let Them Eat Loans

January 30th, 2019

57:48


Wilbur Ross, Roger Stone, The Shutdown, and singing Curios

Ep34 The Blink of an Eye

January 22nd, 2019

1:01:29


Beck joins the Curios to discuss being parents to 18 year olds. What it means in our own personal development as well as the difficulty letting go. A …

Ep33 Drunken Mad Snowflakes

January 16th, 2019

30:10


Join the Curios and their friend Beck whilst they drink wine and play MadLibs!

Ep32 Who Said it, Trump or Hulk Hogan?

January 9th, 2019

1:00:57


We're back from a short break to laugh at the absurdity that is Donald Trump. In the process, we may be new fans of Hulk Hogan! Cass reads some …

Ep31 Year-End Extravaganza

December 28th, 2018

11:50

2018 has been a year, we can say that. A tiny review of the year.
Music courtesy of Jinkies Band, Lon Lon, and Altadena Hotel
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Ep30 Developing Healthy Empathy

December 18th, 2018

49:58

Part three of our Empathy series. Easy and concrete ideas to foster and practice empathy every day. Please subscribe!

Ep29 Empathy and Depression

December 12th, 2018

54:06

Part deux in the Empathy series, we delve into the correlation between empathy and depression, Curio Style. Is it possible to be overly empathetic? The difference between compassionate empathy and emotional empathy is …

Ep28 Empathy, part one

December 5th, 2018

55:56

Being able to put yourself in someone else's shoes is a uniquely human ability. It helps us stay connected to each other. It allows kindness. It encourages compassion. Join us as we begin our Empathy series with some …

Ep27 Fieldtrip - Jim Carrey Edition

November 28th, 2018

39:47

We take a field trip to Maccarone Gallery in Los Angeles to admire the political art of Jim Carrey. We drive on the freeway, sing, and talk politics …

Ep26 You Got Kicked Out of Catechism?!

November 21st, 2018

46:44

A show about moms and advice. Beck tells us about her mother's stint at the convent!

Ep25 A Conversation About Machiavelli

November 16th, 2018

1:06:56

The Curios talk about Machiavelli's The Prince and how it may relate or not to today.

Ep24 There's a Hotdog in Your Bed!

November 6th, 2018

1:05:16

This episode we are joined by Cassie's sister Kelli. The three of us have been friends for a long time, and love to laugh together. Listen as we tell …

Ep23 Proto-fascist Evangelical Conserva-Trumps

October 31st, 2018

48:44

Or Stupid Dumb People DriveTime Edition.
Picking people up from LAX airport can be a daunting adventure. Having a friend along for the ride can smooth out the roughness. We chat about the state of affairs in our …

Ep22 Anticipation

October 24th, 2018

1:12:42

Being human has its perks like imagination and using tools. Being able to anticipate things helps us be prepared, but sometimes can cause anxiety. …

Ep21 Pet Peeves

October 17th, 2018

1:30:08

Critiques of generally thoughtless behaviors. We cover mouth sounds, driving annoyances, rudeness and assless chaps. Join us as we drive slow in the fast lane and forget to use our blinkers!

Ep20 The PasSpork

October 10th, 2018

1:02:30

After the purchase of a titanium spork and a trip to Walden Pond we contemplate the idea of stuff and our relationship to things. We also talk about …

Ep19 Creativity-ly

October 3rd, 2018

1:00:36

We are joined this week by Quinn, and then Doug to explore the creative process. We explore confidence, the creative spark, and collaboration. A tiny …

Episode 18 The Rage

September 28th, 2018

57:24

We are joined by our guests Nancy and Cat to talk about the rage women are feeling in the current climate. Between #metoo and #whyIdidntreport, …

Episode 17 Traditions and Legacies

September 28th, 2018

1:15:06

Cass and Kim are joined by Nancy and Cat to discuss the idea of legacy. What do we pass on to society, and do we have a responsibility to do so? …

Ep16 Our Top 5 Favorite Songs of All Time???

September 20th, 2018

1:23:17

Our friend Beck joins us to talk about some of our favorite songs. We discuss each other's picks and defend our own choices. This was way harder than …

Episode 15 Families Belong Together and Free

September 13th, 2018

1:04:14

An update on the immigrant children crisis. At the time of recording, we had no idea that the government has almost 13,000 children in detention. The Trump administration is now trying to quietly expand the program, …

Episode 14 Overthinking

September 13th, 2018

1:20:06

The Curios dive into the thinking behind overthinking. We really thought this one out. We think you'll enjoy it. Think. Kim offers several …

Episode 13 Ghost Badgers with Road Rage

September 2nd, 2018

59:32

Join us for a Curio field trip to the old Griffith Park Zoo. Get a taste for Southern California's freeway culture as drivers swerve near us, staring …

Episode 12: Slanguage

August 24th, 2018

1:07:57


Join the Curios on a journey through language. Dude! It's a wicked good time. Ziggy and Vespa make an appearance, of course things turn to politics, …

Ep11: Subtle Inherent Societal Racism at Target

August 15th, 2018

49:29


A story about Teddy bears and racism. We also discuss bias in media, representation, serial killers, and human connection. P.S. Babies aren't racist. Music courtesy of Chief Engineer Quinn.

Ep10: Body Positivity for GenXers

August 10th, 2018

45:45


In this episode we get into beauty standards, body positivity, and a bit of #metoo. subscribe on iTunes.

Episode 9 Lunch Shelters and Religious Armies

August 2nd, 2018

1:23:45


This episode we have a very special guest, our friend Beck. We discuss the new Religious Liberty Task Force and the implications of religion mixed with authoritarianism. Some reminiscing happens, curiosity about our …

Episode 8 (Potcast lite) Anxiety and Fake News

July 29th, 2018

47:38


A continuation from Potcast Alpha ep7, Cass and Kim get into some heavy topics with Quinn, our handsome engineer. We sing, talk about our own anxieties/mental health and dig into "fake news". Available on all podcast …

Episode 7 Curio Potcast Alpha

July 27th, 2018

1:08:00


Join Cass and Kimbee on a journey through time and space. Our inaugural poTcast wherein we talk and laugh and sing a little. We get into the prohibition of CBD and what that means for businesses. We get into our own …

Episode 6 Embarrassing Moment Storytime

July 16th, 2018

41:13


Bee, Cass, and Chief Engineer Quinn tell some embarrassing stories about themselves. We also get into tampons and stuff. Music provided by one of Quinn's many bands, Altadena Hotel

Episode 5: palette cleansing conversation

July 11th, 2018

48:39


Things are still shitty out there, but today we wanted to talk about driving, passing lanes, the beautiful Mississippi River, and meditation.

Episode 4 Families Belong Together Rally

July 3rd, 2018

29:16


Bee, Cass, and Social Media Intern Asha head to the Families Belong Together Rally to interview actual humans who believe that children should not be …

Episode 3: Lord Cheeto and the problem with racists

June 25th, 2018

59:03


A continuation from episode 2 (we had a lot of rage to disperse), in which we talk with Chief Engineer Quinn about racism, Charlottesville, Israel, and hate crimes. All music courtesy of Quinn, and one of his many bands!

Episode 2: Dumpster Fires and Connection

June 21st, 2018

1:06:12


We had set out to talk about connection this week, and we do get there eventually. Children in cages at the Southern Border seemed more important …

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June 14th, 2018

25:47


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