The Curios take on the gut/brain axis.
Doug joins us for a lively discussion about UFOs.
Beck joins us as we try to keep it real. A social media persona is not necessarily real. Let’s be real (and gentle) with each other. We also sample a new drink called Viking Blod.
We talk about DC Statehood and all of the things the Founding Fathers could not have envisioned. With cocktails.
For a couple of neurotic planners, we did a big, brave thing. We took off down the highway without a plan, a place to stay, or any expectations! Enjoy these clips from various scenic byways and kitschy motel rooms.
A discussion about Rocket Man and other songs about space.
A celebration of spring!
Lee Miller was an important, fascinating, difficult, talented, beautiful woman. Her photography helped the world. We talk about Lee, her lovers, and …
A memorial for those we’ve lost this year. We are joined by Beck and Abi as we tell stories, cry, and wonder about an afterlife.
We’re joined by Paul for a groovy night of bongos and poetry.
Game night at Ted Cruz’s expense. With wine.
Menapocalypse is Coming...
We have some fun learning about old, silly, wacky and obsolete laws. A good reminder that nothing is permanent. Change is constant!
A genuine conversation about curiosity and humanity. How do we find common ground in these trying times? How do we find compassion with those we may not agree with?
We are back after a covid-related hiatus. We discuss the recent insurrection, and Trump’s followers. Will democracy survive?
A tribute Jeopardy game in honor of the Canadian who became everybody’s professor dad. Doug joins us as the host of our Curio Jeopardy game. Ep107
Nanny joins us for a post-election roundup. With wine, and Buddhism. Ep106
A sort of list of Trump Atrocities. With wine. And anger.
We did not NOT use a voice modulator for tonight’s episode. We discuss how we’re feeling about Amy Coney Barrett. With drinks. CurioPodcast.org …
We’re joined by our friends Beck and Abi to play some Bad Libs. And Abi sings for us!! (She’s really good, guys!) ep103 CurioPodcast.org
Some clips of the first Presidential Debate with a post-show roundup. The Curios play debate bingo with Doug, with wine.
We drive around town placing thoughtful protest art and paraphernalia. CurioPodcast.org
This week we talk about Optics and how that relates to fascism. RNC, DNC, soup cans and ninjas (Trump is not well.) ep100 curiopodcast.org
Join the Curios for a car ride around town whilst they laugh and leave protest art in their wake. Ep99 www.curiopodcast.org
Our friend Beck joins us (safely, masks etc.) as we play games, laugh, and drink wine. Ep98 curiopodcast.org
An imagining of life without the Postal Service and the internet. With wine. Ep 97 CurioPodcast.com
A Curio tribute to John Lewis. Ep96
We get together after several weeks (due to lockdown) to squeeze our brains into a thimble of thorns. This week has been one of illegal authoritarian kidnappings, complete disregard for the Constitution, and …
With whiskey lemonades in hand we play a few games and have a few laughs. CurioPodcast.org
We’re back! An overview of recent events and protests. CurioPodcast.org
After President Obama addresses the class of 2020, we pine for a time when our leader could lead with grace and humility. We compare and contrast …
An episode about cults. With drinks. curiopodcast.org
(Giant Ovaries) Women who are honeybadgering their way through this pandemic.
We grapple with these protests against the stay-at-home order. With drinks and masks.
We’re back in the studio, safely 6ft apart, wearing masks. We talk about Trump’s claim to total authority, saving the United States Postal Service, and LA without any smog. With drinks. Ep88
An expression of grievance against Trump’s son-in-law. With cocktails. In quarantine. Over Skype.
Kim and Cass have a quick catch up over Skype, while they’re both sheltering in place.
It’s St. Patrick’s Day and the bars are closed. Kim and Cass get together (safely, washed hands) to play Bad Libs, drink Guinness, and list off fun things to do while you’re social distancing yourselves. Ep85 …
Requiem for a campaign. We grieve the loss of Elizabeth Warren’s candidacy and talk about Covid-19. With drinks.
Various clips from around our nation’s capital from your favorite middle-aged ladies, who probably shouldn’t have stayed in a hostel with a bunch of …
Susan Collins. She’s smashed bananas and mashed potato pond scum, floating around the swamp; sometimes to the right, sometimes to the left, sometimes …
Billy Cheesy-Knees Barr. His official title is United States Attorney General but he’s not acting like it, he’s acting like Trump’s personal lawyer. Tonight we muck our way though the latest attacks on our justice …
The Obamas won an Oscar and we imagine how Trump would react with a Curio-Style Bad Libs. We also play Who Said It - Joey Tribbiani from Friends or …
A Curio state of the union, with wine. Curiopodcast.org ep79
So, if you’ve been impregnated with satan’s baby recently, you’re probably pretty pissed at Paula White. She’s called on god to expel your fetus! …
A chat about day one of Trump’s impeachment trial. With drinks.
Have you ever wondered how trends, ideas, behaviors spread through society? We talk about The Hundredth Monkey, The Woozle Effect, The Tipping Point and more. Ep76
A sort of year end review with wine. Our friend Lou joins us as we throw a uterus around and learn that Kim’s cousin is a world famous photographer …
Kim and Cass attend the Los Angeles rally the night before the impeachment vote. Clips from speakers include Katie Hill, Alyssa Milano, Rob Reiner, and Rev. James Lawson.
We talk about successful protests through history, current activist movements, and things we all can do to make the world a better place. Know your …
Game night! Tonight we play Who Said It and Bad Libs with some despicable republican personalities. It’s funny and sad. But what are we supposed to do, revel in the angst or laugh a bit? In this episode we choose …
In episode 71 we get grateful. The how and why, health benefits, societal benefits, and some personal stories. Blog at curiopodcast.org
Salvaging American Democracy From the Dimwitted Narcissists at the Edge of the Earth.
We invent a new drink called a Masha, in honor of the amazing Marie Yovanovitch and talk thru the week that was...
So. Many. Superstitions. From black cats to sneeze salutations, we are steeped in them for good or bad - or maybe just for fun. Most of the superstitions we share are bits of ancient lore passed down to us from our …
Awe, sounds so romantic, huh? A ménage a trois of evil functionality. It works for the greedy and depraved but everyone else gets screwed.
Nanny joins us as we try to figure out the biology and psychology of fear. Show notes at CurioPodcast.org
Cass and Kim share stories about their traveling adventures. It was a nice break from the political poop storm in America but we …
Ep65 is a dive into the history and mechanism of impeachment. And name calling. Show summary at curiopodcast.org
How to be a Narcissist by Donald J. Trump.
We explore narcissism personality disorder, and then play Bad Libs to soothe the pain. Kim writes a brilliant, really the best, Yuge mad libs in the voice Trump. Nobody's ever …
Ep63 - We are joined by our friend Beck and her daughter Abi to play a little game of real life Worst Case Scenario.
We had such a great time talking to Digger that we made two episodes! Continuing from part one, #metoo, vegetarianism, the bus ride from hell, and boobs in bikinis.
Our old friend Mike joins us to talk travel, culture, food, hitchhiking and more. Also, Kim coins the term Snowglobe Feces Festivals. Wine.
The forest is essential to life on earth, and as it turns out, really important for human health and happiness. Join us as we declare our love for trees (backed by SCIENCE!) Blog at curiopodcast.org
A Journey With Wine and Cake; we discuss the recent mass shootings and how it is intertwined with white nationalism and Trump's racist rhetoric. It's also Kim's birthday, and she encourages us to keep hope during this …
Ep59 Beck joins us in studio to talk about what was stupid last week. With Vodka. Please see CurioPodcast.org for show notes. Music courtesy of Altadena Hotel (Quinn)
Ep58 - Women, depictions of women in art, and artists who are women. Hubbity bubbity. Please see CurioPodcast.org for show notes and prose.
Ep57 - Children are still being separated from their families. Kim and Cass employ Uti Patootie to help us sort through all of the news making up …
“One day we’ll find out that all of our songs are just notes of one big song!” – Woody Guthrie
We set out to learn more about ol’ Woody but as it …
A Bad Libs adventure. Tom Collinses are served and nouns are proclaimed. Join us as we laugh, cry, and plan a revolution.
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. …
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 …
A Curio All-Stars situation, replete with wine, postcards, and political discussion. Cat, Katy, and Mary join us to flex our civics muscles! Music …
A day without screens. Beck joins Kim and Cass to recount our day without devices. No youtube, no TV, no Candy Crush.
Our 50th episode! Kathy joins us to partake and bitch about the issues of the day. Please subscribe! We love you all!
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 …
A discussion about Magical Thinking!
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!
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.
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 …
Some wine, some questions, some friends, and a cartoon uterus.
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!
A discussion (read: rant) about gender stereotypes in advertising. Music courtesy of Altadena Hotel.
The Curios celebrate their 42nd episode with the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. So, grab your towel and don't panic!
Join the Curios as we discuss gender inequality, economic disparity, the "Pink Tax" and more. Please subscribe, and tell your friends!
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!
We have special guests this week! Mary and Caitlin join us as we kind of talk about collecting and hoarding.
Join the Curios as they drink wine and talk politics. All music courtesy of Quinn.
A show about self concept and identity. Who are you, really??!
The Curios explore the ideas of archetypes, collective unconsciousness, and the beginnings of psychoanalysis.
Wilbur Ross, Roger Stone, The Shutdown, and singing Curios
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 …
Join the Curios and their friend Beck whilst they drink wine and play MadLibs!
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 …
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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Part three of our Empathy series. Easy and concrete ideas to foster and practice empathy every day. Please subscribe!
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 …
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 …
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 …
A show about moms and advice. Beck tells us about her mother's stint at the convent!
The Curios talk about Machiavelli's The Prince and how it may relate or not to today.
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