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The Mormon & the Methhead - Crisis, reinvention and intimacy.

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Aaron Woodall and Jessa Reed of the Mormon and the Methhead podcast join Greg and Amiira for a deep dive into the experience and expectation of growing up in the Mormon religion, self-discovery through meth use, climbing your way out of isolation, failed marriages, fear of rejection and the dynamics of mastering vulnerability. 

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December 11th, 2018

1:00:31
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Depression Is Not Synonymous With Sadness (with Mandy Hale)

December 4th, 2018

1:10:41

Widely known as The Single Woman, best-selling author, blogger and social media star Mandy Hale drops in on Amiira and Greg to talk about her new …

Hothouse Children (with Merrin Dungey)

November 27th, 2018

1:07:22

The multitalented Merrin Dungey (Alias, Big Little Lies, The Fix) drops some serious knowledge when she joins Amiira and Greg. Coming in hot with, 

Bringing Home the Boyfriend (with H. Alan Scott)

November 20th, 2018

1:10:06

Comedian H. Alan Scott (You’re Making It Worse podcast/Latter Day Jew) joins Amiira and Greg for emotional bumper cars where Greg and H. Alan realize that they are mirror Straight/Gay images of each other.  Having both …

Take Your Own Walls Down - Beth Lapides/Uncabaret

November 13th, 2018

1:05:11
Beth Lapides, the creator of the longtime alternative comedy show UnCabaret, joins Amiira and Greg to discuss long term relationships both romantic and the relationship you have with your own creative work. The …

Sound Bath Envy (with Mary Lynn Rajskub)

November 6th, 2018

1:04:53

Actress (24, Night School, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub join Amiira and Greg to talk about the shared …

How To Keep Your Marriage From Sucking Part 2 - Moon Zappa

October 30th, 2018

1:22:18
The singularly hilarious and mystic Moon Zappa joins Amiira and Greg to talk about all the different obstacles and pitfalls that we encounter in our …

How To Keep Your Marriage From Sucking Part 1

October 23rd, 2018

1:02:36
Amiira and Greg go into the conversations and real life advice that sparked the writing of our new book How To Keep Your Marriage From Sucking, a preventative guide to keeping your wedlock out of deadlock. We’ve run the …

We Got to Fix It To Fix It (with Jackie Kashian)

October 16th, 2018

1:10:55

Comedian Jackie Kashian (The Dork Forest  & The Jackie and Laurie Show podcasts) drops by for an hourlong hilarious deep dive into family dysfunction, celebration and revelation, the joys of marrying the right …

Couples Therapy w/ Naomi & Andy

October 9th, 2018

1:21:56
Engaged couple Naomi Ekperigin and Andy Beckerman from the Couples Therapy Podcast join Amiira and Greg to talk about marrying your lives, navigating each other’s parents, historical parent child dynamics that …

The Evaporation of Identity

October 2nd, 2018

1:03:09

Amiira and Greg discuss the erasure of identity that slowly seeps in with the monotony, structure and repetition of daily adult life.  With …

Testing the Elasticity of Your Love

September 25th, 2018

1:07:17
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Tom Morello - Part Two

September 18th, 2018

58:39

Amiira and Greg’s conversation with Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage) continues and delves into  band dynamics being similar to a group marriage as well as the challenges that arise …

Tom Morello - Part One

September 11th, 2018

44:00
Tom Morello, (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage) join Amiira and Greg to talk about the glory and challenges of his adolescence …

Weddings, Breakups and Everything In Between

September 4th, 2018

1:02:42

Greg and Amiira introduce new producer Land and discuss the difference in the pageantry of young couple weddings and the later in life weddings that are coming down the pike. In true How To Keep Your Marriage From …

Live from Book Soup w/ Kelsey Cook & Kane Holloway

August 28th, 2018

1:05:00

Greg and Amiira are joined by engaged comedians and podcasters Kelsey Cook (Self-Helpless) and Kane Holloway (Your First Time) at the How To Keep …

Lazy Communication

August 21st, 2018

1:04:49

Amiira and Greg get into the guts of lazy communication plaguing your long term  and most meaningful relationships. How we get into the habit of …

Beverly D’Angelo - Deep Dive Into Perryanity

August 14th, 2018

1:01:09

Beverly D’Angelo (National Lampoon’s Vacation, Hair, Every Which Way But Loose, Coal Miner’s Daughter, Entourage, Simpsons) discusses her career as a …

Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon - Bachelor Stars Align

August 7th, 2018

1:10:13

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Jennifer Armstrong - Sex and the City and Us

July 31st, 2018

1:12:54

Jennifer Armstrong, author of  Sex and the City and Us, drops by to discuss the cultural impact of female aspiration and the breadth  of …

Paul Gilmartin - Horseshit and Fear

July 17th, 2018

1:05:28

Paul Gilmartin from the Mental Health Happy Hour podcast joins Greg and Amiira to take a deep dive into the difficult conversations that you have to …

19: Maybe It’s Mail #2

July 10th, 2018

1:01:36

The revealing (and puzzling) truth of Amiira’s family dynamic through a text chain about salad. Greg and Amiira answer listener email about dating and making a connection. Producer Yusong discusses his experience with …

18: Dan Freedman - Being your own moderating force.

July 3rd, 2018

1:09:22

Our friend Dan Freedman joins us to talk about being a single father after the unexpected death of his first wife, having to be your own moderating force as both the disciplinarian and the paternal figure, being alone …

17: Karen Kilgariff - Who’s going to wet themselves?

June 26th, 2018

1:05:39

Karen Kilgariff the hilarious comic and My Favorite Murder co-host joins Greg and Amiira to discuss how self-doubt, insecurity and descending voices cripples owning your own ambition, black out dysfunctional drinking …

16: Why We Write Books

June 19th, 2018

1:04:44

In a very special Maybe It’s You, Greg and Amiira flash back to their roots when Greg was a stand-up comedian and Amiira a music business executive when they were first dating and became writing partners. Together they …

15: The Art of Appreciation and F*** All Y’all with Jackie & Paul

June 12th, 2018

1:09:38

Greg and Amiira’s favorite long time married couple, Jackie Harris and Paul Greenberg, discuss marrying above your paygrade, how your sense of self …

14: Menship

June 5th, 2018

1:09:19

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13: Send Nudes

May 29th, 2018

1:04:08

Greg and Amiira discuss modern dating and the challenge to meet people outside of social media platforms. What Tinder dating is like for an introvert like producer Yusong. Amiira is tempted to mess with the “wrapped" …

12: Psychic Slow Mo

May 22nd, 2018

50:09

Amiira’s visit to a psychic is hijacked by Greg's energy. Laura House joins Greg and Amiira to talk about the difference between love and fear based people, her recent engagement, slow motion breakups, ignoring …

11: Tara Strong/Love, Safety and Disintegrating

May 15th, 2018

1:11:19

 Amiira & Greg talk to the wonderfully talented actress Tara Strong (Teen Titans Go!, My Little Pony, Fairly Odd Parents) about still crushing on …

10: Maybe It’s Mail

May 8th, 2018

1:08:37

Amiira and Greg answer emails from fabulous listeners. (Keep ‘em coming! You send them, we’ll answer them.) As if that wasn’t enough,producer Yusong …

9: Janet Varney - The Allowance of Self

May 1st, 2018

1:05:42

Amiira and Greg are joined by the star of Stan Against Evil, Janet Varney, to chat about reaching next level comprehension and awareness in your relationship, the personal behavior revelations from watching the Crown, …

Mandy Stadtmiller/Unwifeable

April 24th, 2018

1:08:53

Amiira & Greg talk with Author & Comedian Mandy Stadtmiller about her new memoir “Unwifeable”, personal boundaries and lack thereof, historical triggers, the energy shifting magic of clapping and the unsung …

Christine Taylor (Amiira’s BFF and Husband Therapy Sesh)

April 17th, 2018

1:02:59

Amiira’s best friend Actress Christine Taylor (Brady Bunch, Dodgeball, Zealander, Arrested Development) joins in the conversation about relationship intruders and the Girl’s Best Friend/Husband dynamic that challenges …

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April 10th, 2018

1:02:07

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Comment Cards and Quarterly Review

April 3rd, 2018

51:16

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March 27th, 2018

1:06:37

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Moon Zappa (Throuple)

March 19th, 2018

1:03:53

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The Peace Of Resistance

March 19th, 2018

1:03:58

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March 19th, 2018

55:38

This episode we cover writing relationship books, Being talked out of things you like, looking for validation, Amiira going to a lecture about raising kids in a porn addicted world, men’s midlife crisis, disparity …

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