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Song Salad

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Random topic + Random music genre = Song salad. Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. Can they successfully create a song using both? Can we be a little looser with the word "successfully"?

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Ep. 268.5 - Scott's Travel Plog

August 8th, 2022

13:36

Where in the world has Scott been?? Well, he's gonna tell ya.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 268 - The Road To Old Kazan

July 25th, 2022

46:38

GET IN - we're going back to church camp and we're packing as many Celtic instruments as we can find!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic …

Ep. 267 - The Final Bowl

July 12th, 2022

42:40

Don't worry, this is just the Final Bowl, it's not the final Salad Bowl. In fact, it's a Double Salad Bowl! Hope you're hungry.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 266 - Listener Potluck!

June 27th, 2022

15:10

It's our first Listener Potluck, and we've got 3 tasty dishes plus a coupla plates from Shannon. THANK YOU to Paula, Suzi, and Emma for being brave …

Special Call for Your Submissions!

June 5th, 2022

3:24

A special call for listener submissions! Send us your poetry or songs that you'd like to share with the world, and we'll compile your work into an episode. Submit your poetry or songs to songsaladpodcast@gmail.com! We …

Ep. 265 - Can I Taste That Dressing?

May 16th, 2022

31:21

On a time crunch, we're shaking up something new this week! WHICH FLAVOR WOULD YOU CHOOSE??

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random …

Ep. 264 - Arbitrary/Necessary

May 2nd, 2022

39:19

If you would consider yourself nerdy/quirky/humorous/be-suited/be-spectacled/deep-voiced/free-spirited/flower-earringed or really any other …

Ep. 263 - Include the Blue

April 18th, 2022

45:28

We're back!! After what felt like an eternity, we've returned to bring you a hearty Double Salad Bowl. Eat up!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 262 - I Am A Patriot

March 7th, 2022

42:41

A bit of nostalgia and a bit of political resistance go hand in hand for this week's Salad Bowl ep.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the …

Ep. 261 - A:S:L?

February 22nd, 2022

46:25

Better late than never, it's our Valentine's Day episode! Well, at least it's the episode we intended to release on that day. Enjoy!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 260.5 - Name That Salad! 6th Anniversary Special

January 31st, 2022

1:04:40

It's the 6th Anniversary of Song Salad! To celebrate, Shannon and Scott play a little game of Name That Salad and we want you to play along at home. How many of the songs do you recognize, and can you guess them faster …

Ep. 260 - Hot Noodle Blues

January 24th, 2022

56:17

Salad Bowl episodes never disappoint, and this one happened to spawn Shannon & Scott's next business venture. See you at Nudeles!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 259 - Third Party Party March Anthem (Remix) Feat. DJ Gubernator

January 10th, 2022

53:01

Guess who's back, back again? ...us. It's us.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 258 - The Trivia Enthusiast's Song

December 13th, 2021

47:54

It's trivia night! What's your team name?

Follow us for some black market bleeps & bloops...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Ep. 257 - There Is No Chinatown By DJ Kontraband

November 29th, 2021

44:53

Follow us for some black market bleeps & bloops...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 256 - The Bell Once Rung

November 17th, 2021

42:24

"Down with the patriarchy!" - Juana Inés de la Cruz (in summary)

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 255 - Merry Christmas (Secret Sperm)

November 8th, 2021

40:00

Ok ok so Scott's audio still has mosquito swarms here and there, BUT he got a new computer and that'll be fixed going forward :-) And, it's Christmas!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate …

Ep. 254 - Train Me How To Love You

October 26th, 2021

44:18

Sorry for the late release and for the random noises on Scott's audio that sound like he's being swarmed by mosquitos... We promise this episode is worth it!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner …

Ep. 253 - SALAD SPINNER SPECIAL

October 13th, 2021

55:23

Better late than never! ...is the theme of the week. When Shannon & Scott recorded their 250th episode, they also recorded all 61 unused Salad Spinner Suggestions from you loyal listeners. It's... been a minute. …

Ep. 252 - Let's Get Bent (The Aperol Spritz Song)

September 27th, 2021

46:47

Sorry for Shannon's audio quality this week, but NOT SORRY about Scott's birthday gift of a song.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 251 - Wouldst It Not Be Glad? (by the Sandy Lads)

September 13th, 2021

42:01

Wouldst thou liketh a song concernéd with Good Good? We didst think so.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 250 - A Coin Of Worth (with Alex Lacamoire!)

August 30th, 2021

52:40

Very special guest Alex Lacamoire (who we refer to as a "mystery guest" for some reason... it's not a secret) joins us for our 250th episode of Song Salad!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of …

Ep. 249 - Ten - Fist Sword (‘Pon The Mudcat)

August 18th, 2021

57:25

Two Salad Bowls in a rowwwwwww you can't stop usssssssssss

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 248 - Let Me Off The Sidelines

August 4th, 2021

57:17

This week's Salad Bowl episode takes us to Hidden Valley Ranch (not a sponsor)

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 247 - Marry Me Myconid (with FITG!)

July 19th, 2021

56:49

The Filling in the Gaps Podcast joins us today in this special guest episode all about Dungeons and Dragons and Fungus and Female Country-Pop Stars. Check them out @FITGDND

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the …

Ep. 246 - Salad Bar! (Compilation Of Eps. 126 - 140)

July 5th, 2021

24:26

Happy 4th of July, everyone! It's a Salad Bar of the songs from episodes 126 through 140 this week, including such hits as "Pepperoni Ice Balls," …

Ep. 245 - Take Off Your Hat And Suit (with Michael Kent!)

June 21st, 2021

1:00:18

Special guest Michael Kent from The Internet Says It's True cross-podlinates with us this week!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 244 - Marriage No. 5

June 7th, 2021

1:00:49

Wherein Scott finds his true calling as a one-man Dueling Pianos act

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 243- The Whole Hole

May 24th, 2021

45:28

The hole, the whole hole, and nothing but the hole, so help me Joe

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write …

Ep. 242 - The Capsized City (by Lady Wind)

May 10th, 2021

51:54

Grab a book, sit in the rain, chill out, study hard

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 241 - Destined For Murder

April 30th, 2021

49:28

Grab your popcorn, it's time for a double feature!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 240 - The Electryc Crayg

April 13th, 2021

52:00

We're back on our bullsh*t and better than ever! Come with us on a journey back in time and waaaaay up north.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott …

Ep. 239 - Stupid Nothings

March 29th, 2021

55:08

This isn't an episode of Song Salad. What, is that what you came here for?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 238 - Shrimp Rap With Extra Beef

March 15th, 2021

1:01:29

The epic battle of East Coast vs. West Coast shrimp continues...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 237 - You’re Screw - Pee - Doo - Pee - Doo'd

March 2nd, 2021

1:01:33

This episode is very BIG and very MILLENNIAL-FOCUSED

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 236 - Listen (To My Broken Heart)

February 15th, 2021

55:13

What's your BSA, baby?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 235 - Ride Your Secrets

February 1st, 2021

56:08

Our first Salad Bowl episode of 2021! Where are all our female jockeys at?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 234 - 5th Anniversary Retrospective

January 18th, 2021

1:47:22

This episode commemorates FIVE YEARS of Song Salad! Thank you for supporting us and sticking with us for half a decade, Loyal Vegetarians. Shannon and Scott talk about their favorite songs and moments of the last five …

Ep. 233 - When We Are Away We Are Home

January 4th, 2021

50:14

Happy New Year! Who wants to go on a road trip?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about …

Ep. 232 - Struggling, Relaxed, On Our Backs

December 21st, 2020

51:45

It's our last episode of 2020! We truly love and appreciate each and every one of you for sticking with us this year, and we hope you have a safe, …

Ep. 231 - Transmit Da Beat By Evanescent Wave

December 7th, 2020

42:57

2020: But Fiberglass Tho

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 230 - J - Stroke By Yung UZIbekistan

November 23rd, 2020

37:48

This week we discover an exciting new sport and Scott goes low-tech.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 229 - Will You Wear The Paris Daisy?

November 9th, 2020

36:06

This episode begins our bi-weekly release schedule due to Shannon's SUCCESSFUL JAUNT TO FRANCE!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Ep. 228 - I Split Me Pants

October 27th, 2020

51:03

These Double Salad Bowls never disappoint, and we’ll never avast!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 227 - Going Postal (by The Ghostal Service)

October 19th, 2020

50:02

Halloween has come early to Song Salad! And yes, it came through the mail.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 226 - Get Outta Here, James

October 12th, 2020

54:24

Lots of history lessons in this episode to stimulate your brains just like Zatarain’s

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of …

Ep. 225 - Spooky's Giant Litter Box Dream

September 28th, 2020

35:05

Anyone out there speak Cat? Also, apologies for the very loud blue jay that kept trying to be a guest on this week's ep 😑

Writing partners Shannon …

Ep. 224 - Hail, Grapefruit!

September 21st, 2020

38:06

Feeling sad? Grab a big, comforting grapefruit and sing along!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 223 - You've Got The Wrong Guy

September 15th, 2020

42:01

Tale as old as time, song as old as Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write …

Ep. 222 - That's How You Get The D!

September 7th, 2020

51:21

That's how you get the E (for Explicit)! Or maybe just an I (for Innuendo)?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 221 - Mirage

September 4th, 2020

45:34

Is this really the episode, or is it a mIrAgE?!?!?!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 220 - There Are Babies Playing Baseball

August 24th, 2020

51:34

Forget the island, we're going to space!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 219 - Conclude Longitude

August 17th, 2020

58:49

Spend literal minutes discussing Usher's breakfast with us!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 218 - Break The Glass (Around My Heart)

August 10th, 2020

49:59

Welcome to Scott's Cool Tool School: Vids for Kids!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 217 - Good Girl

July 20th, 2020

52:33

We are a Cherry Jones fan band.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic …

Ep. 216 - Cram That Grand Slam, By The Grand Slam Jam Band

July 13th, 2020

50:31

Damn, don't you wanna cram a Grand Slam? Drive your Dodge Ram with your friend Sam to get some ham, unless he's on the lam...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Announcement: Changes to Release Schedule

July 6th, 2020

0:30

An announcement from Shannon & Scott on changes to our release schedule for the month of July. Thank you for being so loyal, Vegetarians.

Writing …

Feed Drop: Our Journal Podcast "Blame It On The Lockdown"

July 2nd, 2020

7:42

Today we’re featuring Ep. 1 of Our Journal Podcast, “Blame it on the Lockdown”

Our Journal is a podcast featuring a mother and daughter duo from South Africa. They talk about the things they do together, challenges they …

Ep. 215 - Salad Bar! (Compilation Of Eps. 113 - 125)

June 29th, 2020

23:31

It's been a busy week of work, travel, and family obligations for Shannon & Scott, so here's a Salad Bar for ya! All the songs from episodes 113 through 125, including guest appearances from Meghan Wasserman, Joshua …

Ep. 214 - Golden

June 22nd, 2020

48:51

Please check out our Twitter feed (@songsaladcast) and Facebook group (Song Salad Podcast - The Produce Section) to see our recommendations for podcasts by BIPOC creators and check out our Feed Drops!

Do you think Mick …

Feed Drop: Legendary Africa "Curse of the Werehyena"

June 15th, 2020

53:51

Today we're featuring Ep. 1 of Legendary Africa, "Curse of the Werehyena"

Legendary Africa is a South African podcast in which sisters Theshira and Rashalia take you on a sometimes spooky, sometimes trippy, and always …

Feed Drop: Brown Girls Read "Difficult Women"

June 11th, 2020

36:50

Today we're featuring Ep. 8 of Brown Girls Read, "Difficult Women"

They are 2 brown girls who discuss books, culture and anecdotes. In this episode, …

Ep. 213 - Spunk And Sugar

June 8th, 2020

50:04

Please check out our Twitter feed (@songsaladcast) and Facebook group (Song Salad Podcast - The Produce Section) to see our recommendations for podcasts by BIPOC creators and add your own!

Also, this is a "Sex and Candy" …

Ep. 212 - Row, Row, Row (You're Swole)

June 1st, 2020

52:31

June, and our muscles, are bustin' out all over.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about …

Ep. 211 - All The Fishes Live Inside Me

May 25th, 2020

49:26

“We’re a whole subculture.” -Shannon

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random …

Ep. 210 - A Hand For Humans

May 18th, 2020

54:08

There's nothing minuscule about today's episode!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 209 - Pay For Your Money

May 11th, 2020

51:27

If you have the patience to dissect an ant, you'll find money.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 208 - Fancy Ghost Party

May 6th, 2020

54:22

Hey look, we found a party we can wear fancy hats to! There's just one catch...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 207 - HAT POWER

April 27th, 2020

55:38

We are now accepting invitations to all your fancy events!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 206 - Butts Out For Canada!

April 20th, 2020

51:25

Well... this one took a turn

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 205 - Woo Woo Wood

April 13th, 2020

51:14

Which of the five elements are YOU? Take the quiz in our Facebook group, Song Salad Podcast - The Produce Section!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 204 - My Skeleton Wife

April 6th, 2020

48:37

💀💁‍♀️

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 203 - Cream Of Metal

March 30th, 2020

32:10

"Magnesium and MagMEsium: With My Alloy By My Side"
by Scott Wasserman, available wherever puns are acceptable

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random …

Ep. 202 - The Hidden Rhythm From Within

March 23rd, 2020

34:47

We've got the perfect tune to fill all the empty space in your ears...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 201 - Island Hoppin' Palace

March 16th, 2020

40:24

Head on down to the Cypriote Honkytonk in your head and listen to this little ditty we came up with for ya 🤠

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random …

Ep. 200 - Glance Monkey

March 9th, 2020

33:45

🙈

Thank you for 200 episodes!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in …

Ep. 199 - Walmartz 2 Walmartz

March 2nd, 2020

30:17

Get your kick(drum)s on Route 5!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic …

Ep. 198 - The Cruelest Little Farm

February 24th, 2020

30:17

We're back! After an unscheduled week off, we'd like to introduce you to the meanest farm on god's green earth.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott …

Ep. 197 - (I Want A) Buncha Giambo Boys

February 10th, 2020

36:08

Don't you remember that warm, fuzzy feeling of waking up on Christmas morning to find a new Giovanni Battista under your tree?🎄

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 196 - I'm On A Diet From You- LIVE!

February 3rd, 2020

28:07

It's the 4-year anniversary of Song Salad, and to celebrate we're releasing our latest LIVE episode! Recorded at Rob Paravonian's Odd Rock Comedy Hour at QED Astoria in Queens, NY, we took topic & genre suggestions …

Ep. 195 - Drum To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

January 27th, 2020

28:33

It was a busy, cold day, but we got this #SaladBowl episode recorded for you. There were some obstacles. Shannon talks about it. She's ok now.

Writing …

Ep. 194 - The Blacksmith's Son

January 13th, 2020

34:46

We're continuing to #EatTheYear with this attempt at a moody, serious song. Do we still have it?? Can we do this??

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 193 - I Am the Thunderbolt

January 6th, 2020

33:45

It's 2020! It's time to EAT THE YEAR. (You can start with this salad!)

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 192 - He's Cap'n Bobby!

December 31st, 2019

28:11

Happy New Year from Shannon & Scott & Frands!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 191 - Rub My Skullet

December 16th, 2019

29:47

In this last #SaladBowl episode of 2019, Shannon and Scott take you through the MYTHS about male pattern baldness and come out with their personalities INTACT!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Ep. 190 - Master Of The Cold

December 9th, 2019

37:35

ANNOUNCEMENT: IL DIVO IS ALL THAT MATTERS

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 189 - Hope Sinks

December 2nd, 2019

38:10

Spoiler alert for “Hope Floats,” I guess…

Ep. 188 - △Dash△Misery By †O▴▴△†o3Σ

November 25th, 2019

43:22

This week's salad has 500 grams of a very special ingredient...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Announcement - Ep. 187

November 19th, 2019

0:24

In light of the events in Hong Kong today, we realize that this week’s episode about some of their universities may been seen as making light of a serious situation. We recorded that episode before these recent events, …

Ep. 187 - Don't Be No School Fool

November 18th, 2019

31:02

We're releasing this unreleased episode from a few months ago, enjoy!

Oh boy oh boy it’s a list episode! From an article with… no.. cited sources…….

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 186 - Hot Body Politic

November 11th, 2019

42:06

We are but an agglomeration of genres and topics, experiencing life one salad at a time...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random …

Ep. 185 - Oh, Sahra Sahra!

November 4th, 2019

38:49

This week, Shannon falls in love with lady with a weird job and we're introduced to Scott Kwassaman and the Oops All Bongos Orchestra.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 184 - Legendary Leather Berry

October 28th, 2019

48:02

DON'T WORRY. WE HAVE IT. Look NO FURTHER for the BANANA CONTENT YOU CRAVE!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 183 - A Single Flower

October 21st, 2019

43:35

We hope you enjoy our voices, because this week you'll hear like 6 of each of us!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 182 - Love At The End Of Time

October 15th, 2019

45:10

Sit back, relax, and here's some sax

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random …

Ep. 181 - You're My Best In Show

October 7th, 2019

46:02

Put on your fashion clothes and count how many times Scott says “on the scene” in this episode for some reason. #slayyourownmilk

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 180 - Toss My Salad

September 30th, 2019

38:11

Lust be a lady, in this very meta episode, tonight!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 179 - On The Sea Of Bureaucracy

September 23rd, 2019

45:06

It's a dark, deep, sad sea. Bring extra snacks.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about …

Ep. 178 - Praise Be, Cyberjesus

September 18th, 2019

41:13

The Matrix is a Christian movie and we're here to rap about it!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 177 - The Cave Of Delight

September 9th, 2019

44:30

Buddha/Wikipedia/Siri has answered our prayers for this week's genre & topic combo. Praise be! (Don't do drugs)

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 176 - The Invaders

September 2nd, 2019

44:14

Shannon on the gross/explicit content of today’s episode: “If you don’t like medical body terminology … skip it and listen to the song because you …

Ep. 175 - Get That Pope!

August 27th, 2019

51:23

Scott fails this week’s reading comprehension.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about …

Second Helpings! Q&A Bonus Episode

August 21st, 2019

1:03:40

To commemorate passing 100,000 listens on Soundcloud, Shannon & Scott answer your questions in this bonus episode. THANK YOU for your support, we love you all!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Ep. 174 - Mulch Me

August 19th, 2019

32:27

*song ends*
Shannon: "Was that weird? Did I do a weird?"
Scott: "No, you did... you did a right."

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 173 - Salad Bar! (Compilation Of Eps. 98 - 112)

August 12th, 2019

20:14

Scott's in his land (Scotland, duh) so here's a compilation episode of our songs from episodes 98 through 112 - QUITE a variety in this bunch, vegetarians!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of …

Ep. 172 - Good Moist Solid Food

August 5th, 2019

49:29

Here's a little over 46 ounces of moist solid food for your day.
You're all set!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate …

Ep. 171 - Geologic Nautical Dream

July 29th, 2019

55:01

Our July #SaladBowl episode is here and we're sailing away to Salad Island with a dusty box full of seemingly random fossils!

Writing partners Shannon …

Ep. 170 - Are You Parsexual?

July 22nd, 2019

52:46

Are you?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 169 - Under This Mound!

July 15th, 2019

41:30

This week, we pile all our hopes, dreams, and efforts into one big loaf-shaped tumulus to bring you the song that, when we look back on it in a few …

Ep. 168 - Slay All Day

July 8th, 2019

54:46

This genre and topic go together as well as polyester and a hot dance floor. People did that combo for a long time, so...

Writing partners Shannon …

Ep. 167 - African Racket

July 1st, 2019

39:26

Shannon and Scott overextend themselves this week, and get a little help from Josh (you know, THE Josh, of Small Batch Mafia fame). Scat it out, fam, scat it out.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Ep. 166 - ¡Aaaaaagave!

June 24th, 2019

54:38

Our June Salad Bowl episode is all about that sweet, sweet Mexican plant juice. ¡Salud!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random …

Ep. 165 - Young & Hot & Raising Hell

June 17th, 2019

53:21

This week, special guest Maggie Carr of Harridan Productions tells us all about her current & upcoming projects, and gives us our topic (it's definitely a sex thing).

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the …

Ep. 164 - Healthcare Is A Right (Not A Privilege)

June 10th, 2019

43:13

It is.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 163 - The Art Is Inside Me

June 3rd, 2019

40:55

Who knew that your intrepid cohosts were BUILT for this genre? Honestly, this may be the last episode so we can pursue our music careers full time. …

Ep. 162 - The Ballad Of Nellie Bly

May 28th, 2019

49:12

Special guest Ned Donovan of the Encounter Party podcast gives us our topic this week! Grab your six string and join us by the fire, y'all.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 161 - Pimp My Truck?

May 20th, 2019

42:33

It's our May #SaladBowl ep - thanks for the genre, Biddy!

Got a favorite thing? Tell the World Monuments Fund to save it! Better yet, rap at them about it

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of …

Ep. 160 - Womb & Phallus

May 13th, 2019

48:59

"Look up 'not punk' in a dictionary, and it's you." - Shannon, to Scott

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 159 - The Pony Is Your Own

May 6th, 2019

41:35

We've jumped from last week's horses to this week's ponies in an improvised "yes-and"-stravaganza just for you. Grab a drink, think about death, and join us!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner …

Ep. 158 - 23 "Neighs"

April 29th, 2019

46:43

Take your kids to the carnival and let them bounce on that carousel! Oh and don't forget your "neighs."

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic …

Ep. 157 - The 1812 Jam

April 22nd, 2019

38:34

Do you have any ancestors who fought in the war of 1812? Have you seen Space Jam? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, this salad's for you!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of …

Ep. 156 - Robot Boogie IN SPACE!

April 15th, 2019

41:38

Do androids dream of electric salads? No, but robots boogie in space!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 155 - We's Enthralled By You

April 8th, 2019

41:35

We loveses our preciouses genre and topic this weekses...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 154 - Cows Go Fast

April 1st, 2019

52:52

It's a listener appreciation episode with a #DoubleSaladBowl! We've got a genre from Biddy, a topic from Nubia, some Ubbi Dubbi from Laura, and a boppin' song about lil' dogies from Shannon & Scott.

Writing partners …

Ep. 153 - Where Drugs Is, God Is (By Young Jeezus)

March 25th, 2019

42:52

Only Shannon and Scott could manage to offend Christians and drug dealers in the same song. It's a tune that will leave you asking what kind of queen …

Ep. 152 - Inner Meat

March 18th, 2019

47:39

You really don't want a high score on this test...

Actual #ContentWarning: Talk of medical emergencies & procedures and gross stuff like that... Also #UbbiDubbi tangent warning 😒

Writing partners Shannon & Scott …

Ep. 151 - Spray The Hots Away (with Rose Eveleth!)

March 11th, 2019

54:19

Special guest Rose Eveleth (@roseveleth) of the Flash Forward podcast (@flashforwardpod) joins us this week to talk about the future and give us our topic! Can we swing it...?

Check out more Flash Forward at

Ep. 150 - Convention Ascension (The Yinzer March)

March 8th, 2019

45:19

Wow, it’s our 150th episode! And it’s really just about the Pittsburgh accent. Yinz enjoy!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random …

Ep. 149 - Bigfoot Fever

February 25th, 2019

46:51

IT'S A TRAAAAAAP!
Bigfoot trap.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in …

Ep. 148 - Salad Bar! (Compilation of Eps. 89 - 97)

February 18th, 2019

19:26

Scott is eating snacks in the dark in San Diego, so Shannon has mixed you up a quick compilation from the salad bar! Back next week, lovelies!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 147 - Youcuh Rock My Eucalyptus

February 11th, 2019

34:56

We're not sure if this is the *first* Rock & Roll song about Ctenomorphodes chronus, but we're pretty sure it's the best.

Writing partners …

Ep. 146 - Vote For Dick!

February 4th, 2019

55:40

Are y'all ready for a deep dive into T.S. Eliot from our very own @sldeep?
Then put on your Gephardt '04 t-shirts and follow us!

Writing partners …

Ep. 145 - Thankful For Tank School

January 28th, 2019

41:35

It's our January #SaladBowl episode, and this week's topic came from friend & Patreon donor Jasmine (@jrfbz). We're thankful for tank school and …

Ep. 144 - Pork Companion

January 21st, 2019

43:02

Anger. Depression. Grief. Pigs.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic …

Ep. 143 - Gennifer Was Good

January 14th, 2019

34:52

How good was Gennifer? Pretty damn good.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 142 - Please Don't Die, M'Dear - LIVE!

January 7th, 2019

38:58

We're ringing in the new year with the audio of our 2nd ever LIVE show! From the @OddRockComedy at @QEDAstoria comes this rousing tune about a downer of topic. Thanks to @RobPRocks and all who came out to see us! …

Ep. 141 - Starbucks' Forbidden Fruit (with Gaby Dunn!)

December 31st, 2018

1:00:36

It's our last episode of 2018, and we're going out with a bang! Special guest Gaby Dunn (@gabydunn on Twitter and @gabyroad on Insta) tells us about her new book "Bad With Money," and gives us the topic for our …

Ep. 140 - Scream, Wilhelm, Scream

December 17th, 2018

37:58

Who would be in your #cloneband?
To enhance your listening experience this week, please watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdbYsoEasio

Ep. 139 - The Garden of Loss

December 10th, 2018

39:20

Who wants some sun-damaged, blissed-out lo-fi nuggets? Us. And now you. Yah welcome.

Come to our live show with @OddRockComedy at @QEDAstoria on 12/15! Tickets are LIVE at …

Ep. 138 - Long - Ago Man

December 3rd, 2018

49:40

Clear your mind, meditate, and listen to this funky bass.

We’ve got MERCH now! songsaladpodcast.com/merch

Go see Maggie McDowell’s solo show, “Morning …

Ep. 137 - Cameroonian Lights

November 26th, 2018

41:35

Hanukkah came early this year! We just have to go to Cameroon to celebrate it.

Come to our live show with @OddRockComedy at @QEDAstoria on 12/15! Tickets are LIVE

Ep. 136 - The Keeper Of Names

November 19th, 2018

43:02

Everyone around the world, grab your dice play the name game!

Come to our live show with @OddRockComedy at @QEDAstoria on 12/15! Tickets are LIVE https://qedastoria.com/products/the-odd-rock-comedy-hour-11

Writing …

Ep. 135 - Warriors (Boys Of Fall)

November 12th, 2018

42:37

This month’s Salad Bowl episode features a spinner from Claire, a genre from Nubia, a review from Gregory, and a topic from Minnesota!

Come to our live show with @OddRockComedy at @QEDAstoria on 12/15! Tickets are LIVE

Ep. 134 - Melatonin Mistake

November 5th, 2018

41:15

Having trouble falling asleep? Having trouble staying asleep? Use this novelty song as a sleep-aid-slash-wake-up-song and who knows maybe it’ll help!

Come to our live show with @OddRockComedy at @QEDAstoria on 12/15! …

Ep. 133 - Digital Graffiti

October 29th, 2018

41:25

Shannon and Scott are going to HACK YOUR EARS with this ding-dang-Dangdut episode.

Come to our live show with @OddRockComedy at @QEDAstoria on 12/15! Tickets are LIVE

Ep. 132 - Birds Are Loud

October 22nd, 2018

41:40

Hush, little baby, don’t say a word (unless you’re reviewing our podcast)…

Ep. 131 - Pepperoni Ice Balls

October 16th, 2018

43:22

Your patience has paid off and you're getting a Pizza Cup. CONGRATS!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 130 - Save The Teens

October 8th, 2018

42:07

The teens are in trouble! Watch half an episode of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers and randomly hit some buttons to save them!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 129 - Dance The Shapes!

October 1st, 2018

37:49

What's your favorite shape? Circle? Square? Tetrahedrally diminished dodecahedron? Yeah, ours too. Prost to that!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 128 - The Fog Beyond

September 24th, 2018

43:30

Lock yourselves in your rooms and cry, teens. We're here to help you FEEL. This week's song is a smooth as the gallop of an Icelandic Horse - thank you, Kelly, for the Salad Bowl topic suggestion!

Writing partners …

Ep. 127 - It Only Works If You Work It

September 17th, 2018

43:29

Special guest J.Keith van Straaten (@J_Keith), host of Go Fact Yourself on the Maximum Fun Network (@GoFactYourPod @MaxFunHQ), joins us on this week's Disnified episode! Let's get fiscally responsible and have some FUN.

Ep. 126 - The Builder's Bones Blues

September 10th, 2018

43:20

Are you a blues-loving natural-born Northern-Irish architecture-studying student looking to travel? Well you've come to the right place, friend!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 125.5 - Bontent With Bill Strand!

September 3rd, 2018

10:12

Happy Labor Day! This week's ep contains #bontent and #bloops from our interview with Bill Strand of the Chameleon Breeder Podcast. We'll be back next week with a brand new ep!

Visit Bill and his chams at

Ep. 125 - Modern Day Magic Dragon

August 27th, 2018

48:10

Bill Strand of the Chameleon Breeder Podcast joins us this week to share his incredible knowledge of all things chameleon and to give us the topic for this week's song! Let's. Get. It. On.

Visit Bill and his chams at

Ep. 124 - Eff Your Essing Bee

August 20th, 2018

38:46

EXPLICIT CONTENT WARNING it's not our fault guys the genre made us do it....

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 123 - Dam! You're a Big, Wet Wall

August 13th, 2018

35:51

Are we at the library? Because there sure is a lot of READING going on around here. Guestperts Joshua and Aili bring us sassy genre this week that we...do the best we can with.

If you're interested in tickets to "Losing …

Ep. 122 - Lashes for Lasses

August 7th, 2018

43:43

Today's episode finally gives a definitive answer to the question "What do you do with a drunken sailor?"...and also what dinosaurs sound like.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 121 - Mysterious Sport

July 30th, 2018

45:13

No one knows ANYTHING about this very popular sport! It's that crazy? As if sports weren't confusing enough, join Shannon & Scott for a close …

Ep. 120 - I'm Not Nice

July 23rd, 2018

45:00

Please take your seats and silence your cell phones, the show is about to start! We finally got the genre of music that Scott actually works in, and the process is... exactly the same.

Writing partners Shannon & …

Ep. 119 - Say Hello To Thebit

July 16th, 2018

40:50

On this episode Shannon & Scott discuss that age-old question: What's unique about your body that could make you predisposed for greatness? And …

Ep. 118 - Critter Dinner

July 9th, 2018

45:00

Oh man. This week's topic. *chef kiss*
WE ARE THANKFUL!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 117 - There's Prettier Fish In The Sea

July 2nd, 2018

48:59

Sometimes being caught by the hook of love isn't so desirable. Don't catch me, cuz there's prettier fish in the sea!

P.S. What's your sign?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 116 - I Poop On Haters

June 25th, 2018

33:03

The internet is creepy and too many of the things we talk about in this episode reference each other. GET OUT OF OUR HEADS, INTERNET!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 115 - Feet, Butt, Or Knees

June 19th, 2018

42:30

We're taking it retro this week. Like, super retro. Like, Biblical.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write …

Ep. 114 - Hair For Days (Tribute To Selena)

June 11th, 2018

29:06

Our first Salad Bowl episode gets its topic from loyal vegetarian Nubia! The genre? Still random, and completely inappropriate!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Manchester Surprise Karaoke Track

June 5th, 2018

1:21

As promised, here's the Karaoke track to "Manchester Surprise"! 4 beeps into a 4-bar intro, friends. The tambourine has been taken out, too, so you can add your own funky rhythm.

Lyrics:
Explore your world
Explore your …

Ep. 113 - Manchester Surprise

June 4th, 2018

43:58

Follow the bouncing ball to today's new episode! Can you remember the tune? Do you have your tambourine? LETSGO

Writing partners Shannon & Scott …

Ep. 112 - Cheque Yourself Before You Wreque Yourself

May 21st, 2018

41:17

Shannon and Scott discover their new favorite genre this week, and combine it with the MOST BORING TOPIC EVER

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random …

Ep. 111 - Speak Easy

May 14th, 2018

38:52

Scott's in his element this week, musically at least. Shannon get serious. The two go on only a COUPLE tangents, which is actually an improvement. Thank you for sticking with us, and thank you for being YOU!

Writing …

Ep. 110 - Punch My Heart

May 7th, 2018

44:14

Punch me right in the heart with candy! #diabetes

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 109 - It's a Tree That Becomes Wood

April 30th, 2018

48:28

Have you been looking for the wood for you? Would you like to own a whole ISLAND full of wood instead? Do you want to hear Scott be wrong about a …

Ep 108. My Son, Don't Be Dumb

April 23rd, 2018

46:54

The Gods of 4/20 have smiled up on this day, giving us an appropriately-themed episode in the immediate wake of this most holy of holidays.

If you're …

Ep. 107 - Let's Play Post Office

April 16th, 2018

35:44

This week's ep takes us deep into the minds of Alice Cooper and Merv Griffin. What a cute couple!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 106 - Theme From Wingspan

April 9th, 2018

47:29

Coming soon to NZTV - Wingspan! #gitoffthedick

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 105 - Salad Bar! (Compilation of Eps. 76 - 88)

April 2nd, 2018

20:22

We're off this week due to Easter travel, so here's our most diverse group of songs yet to be compiled. Enjoy this Salad Bar of Eps. 76-88!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 104 - Sherbert Bonbon

March 26th, 2018

29:16

Can you jack to this? Don't @ us

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic …

Ep. 103 - Tuck and Roll

March 19th, 2018

36:29

Please visit our twitter feed @songsaladcast for the very helpful VISUAL AID that accompanies today's episode...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott …

Ep. 102 - The Mean Queen Rag

March 12th, 2018

48:33

Uncle Scott is back from his familial duties, and GOOD THING because we've got a cake to win! Panama. We're really sorry, we get loopy if we wait too long between recording sessions....

Writing partners Shannon & …

Ep. 101 - My Nah Nah Nah

February 26th, 2018

35:12

Shannon and Scott take their investigative reporting (a.k.a. Googling) to the next level with this baffling topic. Then, we go to the Deep House...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 100 - #2 on the Moon LIVE!

February 19th, 2018

43:59

We dood it! It's our 100th episode, and we're coming at you LIVE from Rob Paravonian's Odd Rock Comedy Hour at QED in Astoria, Queens. Thank you to all our loyal Vegetarians who have gotten us this far, and special …

Ep. 99 - MamboZap! (with DUED)

February 12th, 2018

45:36

We're cross-podlinating this week with the guys from DUED, the Clearly Unscripted Podcast! They give us the topic for our 99th episode, and we join them as guests for their episode coming out on Wednesday, 2/14. Check …

Ep. 98 - Land Full of Room

February 5th, 2018

30:16

The Rude Boys are back with this episode that brings you not one, but TWO tones! Then, things get serious... HEEEEEYYYYY SONG SALAD!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 97 - Pet the Doggies (Feat. Judy Collins)

January 29th, 2018

36:02

What do Skrillex and Alan Alda have in common? Pretty much just this episode of Song Salad.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 96 - Cher Givardon

January 22nd, 2018

38:28

Hoo boy Shannon & Scott are slap happy in this one. Tweeeeeeeee!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 95 - Tapis Fantôme (Ghost Rug)

January 15th, 2018

44:53

Play your heart out, Randy! Here's an episode about a spicy genre and a bland topic - plus, a thank you song for some of our most loyal vegetarians! #ghostrug

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner …

Ep. 94 - Cockservation

January 8th, 2018

45:55

We're here with our most explicit episode since "Get Wrinkly!" Cover your ears, Moms. Also, pre-order your commemorative Diamond Jubilee plates now! Also also, thank you to @claire_dixon for this week's kazoo-tastic …

Ep. 93 - Pass Out That Cabbage

January 2nd, 2018

41:39

Happy New Year! Our New Year's tradition continues with another episode in which we force our friends to sing with us in a cabin. It goes... well...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 92 - Part 2: What Are We but Acrobats?

December 19th, 2017

24:53

Here's the much-anticipated-by-some Part 2 of Episode 92!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 92 - Part 1: Untitled (So Far)

December 11th, 2017

32:43

This is only Part 1 of a special (well, especially long) holiday episode! Shannon and Scott are recording across the pond to bring you an in-depth …

Ep. 91 - Adele, Who Brings Us Cakens

December 4th, 2017

50:19

Today we honor our true heroes - Firefighters and Adele.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 90 - Learn Your Way Toward the Light

November 27th, 2017

29:55

Ladies and gentlemen, put your thinking caps on, grab a mocktail, and give a huge round of applause for... BUSINESS!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about …

Ep. 89 - A Very Druggy Christmas

November 20th, 2017

43:04

Christmas came early this year. Literally.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 88 - Someone Does Porn?

November 13th, 2017

40:07

Has anyone, ANYONE, seen this movie?? PLEASE tweet at us @songsaladcast

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. …

Ep. 87 - The Test Of Time (Lord)

November 6th, 2017

37:09

Pencils down, class! Shannon & Scott don't know anything about the topic of their genre this week. They failed the test and did NOT get accepted …

Ep. 86 - All Around the Finanzplatz

November 3rd, 2017

38:34

Shannon & Scott are back in action in Scott's living room, making a Gabber song about a very tweetable man!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 85 - Salad Bar! (Compilation of Eps. 62 - 75)

October 27th, 2017

20:53

It's a Salad Bar, better late than never! These are all the wacky songs from episodes 62 through 75. Quite an eclectic bunch, if you ask me...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 84 - Mum's Best Lard

October 16th, 2017

22:41

Ep. 84 - Mum's Best Lard - in which Shannon and Scott talk about Prince Albert WITHOUT EVER MAKING A JOKE ABOUT PRINCE ALBERTS UGH

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 83 - Hunting Fox and Chasing Tail

October 9th, 2017

32:04

It's a dog-themed ep today in every sense of the word! And dog's senses are heightened, so ... there's something to that. Right? Go pet a dog today! And listen to some G-Funk!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt …

Ep. 82 - Pobl O'r Gariad

October 2nd, 2017

39:35

A truly random salad this week as we combine Microhouse with Welsh exonyms. Ya know, like ya do.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Special Request - Help Puerto Rico

September 30th, 2017

3:01

Go to our Facebook page, Song Salad Podcast, to see Sammy Jelin's post about matching donations up to $30,000 to aid hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. Thank you, Sammy!

Ep 81 - Soccer Time Soccer Time!

September 25th, 2017

36:06

How many other reggae-related genres have Shannon & Scott already done? How deep does Shannon's hatred of the beach go? The answer to these questions and more as we take you down to Jamaica this week!

Writing …

Ep. 80 - Veggies of Love

September 18th, 2017

41:59

Moodfuse smiled upon us and gave us Ranchera to coincide with Mexican Independence Day! Then Wikipedia was all like, nah good luck wit dat.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 79 - Sexy Space Death Rodeo

September 11th, 2017

38:27

And sometimes the universe gives you the perfect topic to go with your genre and you think, why do you care about this dumb podcast, universe?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 78 - This Jesus Christ Cat

September 4th, 2017

42:50

This episode isn't about yodeling but who are we kidding it's about yodeling.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 77 - Biscuits Lighter Than Air

August 28th, 2017

33:37

Who's the most famous Twitty? Definitely not this guy. But we love him anyway and we hope he'll find a special place in your hearts as well after hearing his song in one of the most plosive-positive genres yet!

Writing …

Ep. 76 - Jar of Noisy Thoughts

August 21st, 2017

46:54

New this week: Scott gets supes cranky about a man's life work. Shannon rediscovers a song from her youth. Shannon & Scott write a pretty bad song.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate …

Ep. 75 - Hit That Sucker

August 14th, 2017

43:19

Gabriel Di Gennaro joins us this week to talk all things Barbershop! The result? One of the longest recording sessions in Song Salad history, …

Ep. 74 - Life on the Ground

August 7th, 2017

38:13

Two weeks in a row with a special guest - you'd think we're a professional podcast or something! Comedy musician Rob Paravonian goes along for the …

Ep. 73 - Last (Last) Supper

July 31st, 2017

40:32

Special guest Joel B. New takes us through the innovative sound of Max Martin, writer and producer of most of the songs we still have stuck in our heads from the 90's and 00's. After a thorough education in that fun …

Ep. 72 - Like the Puma

July 24th, 2017

44:58

World cultures collide in this week's episode, and we aren't sure if there are any survivors. Catch me, Aranya, like the puma! ...

Stay tuned at the …

Ep. 71 - Tiller Toward Trouble

July 17th, 2017

33:28

Charter the S.S. SongSalad and point your tiller *away* from the Freakbeat scene of the 1960's. It's all about boats and Brits on this week's ep! Stay tuned at the end of the episode for a promo for Joel B. New's …

Special Announcement: New Ingredients, Better Salads!

July 11th, 2017

1:48

An exciting announcement from Scott & Robo Shannon! Our Patreon page is LIVE. Go to www.patreon.com/songsalad and become a patron today! THANK YOU to everyone who suggested we start a page - we're here because of …

Ep. 70 - Tiger on Cocaine

July 10th, 2017

37:33

Anna Kendrick will be starring as Elena Tkachenko in our new film, Rhythm Perfect: An A Capella Gymnast's Journey. Anyone got a couple mill we can throw her way to seal the deal?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott …

Ep. 69 - Dyin' on a Prayer

July 4th, 2017

34:18

Happy birthday, America! Here's an Industrial Metal song about New Jersey's own classic Italian greeting. Bon Jovi!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 68 - A Particularly Smooth Rock

June 26th, 2017

33:57

Our Buddhist Screamo band "Law of Impermanence" is here to yell at you about 6th BCE century vanity. Stare at yourself and scream at someone else as we teach you about Nanda's self-inflicted emotional pain.

Writing …

Ep. 67 - That Fine German Engineering

June 19th, 2017

30:26

Shannon & Scott get back to their roots appropriating traditionally Black music genres and write a Motown song about an entirely too complicated vehicle. Vroom vroom!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the …

Ep. 66 - Shinda Ushi (Dead Cows)

June 12th, 2017

37:36

Hoo boy, this episode is special. In every sense of the word. A HUGE thank you to special guest @AbbyTrott for being both our expert and singer this week! Put this Earlsboro Enka entertainment in your ears and enjoy.

Ep. 65 - Shadowcat's Like a Cat

June 5th, 2017

37:39

Shannon & Scott are back together in the meat space! Moodfuse threw us a softball and we happily swatted at it. Wikipedia thew us a skiffle of mutants and we ... made this.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt …

Ep. 64 - Salad Bar! (Compilation of Episodes 48 - 61)

May 22nd, 2017

20:41

Come on down to the salad bar and fill your plate up with the songs from Episodes 48 through 61! An eclectic mix of flavors ranging from the strange and meandering (meditation music) to something for the children …

Ep. 63 - Carrying the Banner (of the Chinese Revolution)

May 15th, 2017

44:37

We've slowed our breakneck pace to that of a galloping horse this week. A big shoutout to @stephenxcore whose Salad Spinner suggestion got completely …

Ep. 62 - Your Fingers Are Butterflies

May 8th, 2017

39:22

This is sort of a song? It's more like...an instruction manual for a song. But Scott gets to show off how much he knows about conducting so thank god for that. (And Shannon gets to write the episode description.)

Writing …

Ep. 61 - SpaceBus: Om Vela

May 1st, 2017

40:04

Sincerity redemption challenge! We really wanged it with meditation music, so let's see how we fare with music that's about healing all while keeping this podcast bus going over 55 mph so Scott can eat dinner.

Thanks to …

Ep. 60 - Jeremy Piven, Explained

April 24th, 2017

48:55

Special guest Small Batch Mafia (ft. Josh, MC Triple Stout, and DJ Termometer) embraces the persona of Jeremy Piven in this Comedy Rock episode #GFYFA #NationalShareASaladWithASiblingWeek

Writing partners Shannon & …

Salad Bite - How to Be a Better Steel Drum Man

April 18th, 2017

1:09

Ever wanted to hear a post-grunge song with steel drums? Now's your chance. Enjoy this Salad Bite!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a …

Ep. 59 - What We Gonna Do When the Pancakes Come?

April 17th, 2017

29:37

What we gonna do when the pancakes come? It's an age-old question that we make no attempt to answer in this week's calypso-infused episode. Sit down …

Ep. 58 - How to Be a Better Man

April 10th, 2017

42:17

**TRIGGER WARNING - NICKLEBACK CONTENT**

Learn about the post-grunge movement and some in-depth art history in this 90's extravaganza of an episode!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 57 - Honk Your Horn

April 3rd, 2017

39:20

**TRIGGER WARNING - CLOWN CONTENT**

Now that that's out of the way, welcome to this creepy a$$ episode all about a clown. You've been warned.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 56 - Salad Bar! (Compilation of Episodes 32 - 47)

March 27th, 2017

19:31

Continuing our Salad Bar tradition, we have all the songs from episodes 32 through 47 here in one, consumable chunk. If you're eating at restaurants that offer consumable chunks, please DM us and we'll get you some …

Ep. 55.5 - Salad Bite (Nursery Rhymes)

March 20th, 2017

12:43

Shannon and Scott are very important people with very real responsibilities - which is why they wrote some original nursery rhymes for you this week. …

Ep. 55 - Our Stinky City

March 13th, 2017

47:10

Take a walk down memory lane and try to remember the last lyric to any nursery rhyme ever (Scott...). Then, take a walk down the streets of Napoli …

Ep. 54 - Duppy Got Your Ticker, Man

March 6th, 2017

39:09

Listen to Shannon eat her dinner while Scott amazingly avoids a Jamaican accent. Plus, we reveal *just* how nerdy we are. We're back in bicoastal …

Ep. 53 - I Am Scared of Disney

February 27th, 2017

38:17

Fly across the globe with us to lovely Tokyo! And, just like the Oscars, get ready for a BIG TWIST at the end of the episode............

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write …

Ep. 52 - Anywhere in the Square

February 20th, 2017

38:14

This week we welcome a guest star that surprises even Shannon and Scott! What do you get when you combine the glitz of the Vegas strip with the down-home charm of northern Minnesota? This, we guess?

Writing partners …

Ep. 51 - Refugee

February 13th, 2017

35:39

Close your eyes. Drift to a place free of stress and confusion. Now, once your mind is clear, let us put all that stress and confusion back in there for ya.

P.S. We 100% support refugees and are very sorry that we made …

Ep. 50 - I Cocked My Love

February 6th, 2017

37:16

On this, our golden anniversary episode, Shannon can name like 3 parts of a gun and Scott comes up with good ol' punk-country puns!

Writing partners …

Ep. 49 - Russell Crowe's Big Fast Boat

January 30th, 2017

43:35

We're here with a big, juicy salad (ew?) to celebrate our one-year anniversary of being in your ears! Special thanks to our two special guests this week...

Thank you, thank you, thank you for listening to our silly show. …

Ep. 48 - Eyes Like Grapefruit

January 23rd, 2017

41:22

From England to Egypt, from knives to Manga, from us to you, here's a nice, big Song Salad!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random …

Ep. 47 - Male Fragility

January 16th, 2017

36:27

Shannon & Scott let out their inner Social Justice Warriors in what became our most politically charged episode to date. But hey, there's also an …

Ep. 46 - Shadow Ladies

January 9th, 2017

27:20

Do you like shadows? Do you like ladies? Do you like bassoons? How about mis-pronouncing a music genre's name roughly 74 times? (I didn't actually count, that just feels right). Even if you don't like those things, …

Ep. 45 - The Siren Song of Sponges

January 2nd, 2017

31:36

Today we're having salad family-style. A YouTon for Scott's mom plus a gaggle of guest singers makes this a perfect start to the new year!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they …

Ep. 44 - Heus Nonny Nonny, Urine and Bring Them to Me

December 26th, 2016

35:58

Happy Holidays to all of our loyal Vegetarians out there! Moodfuse and Wikipedia are the gifts that just keep giving, and this week they've given us …

Ep. 43 - Political Cannibal

December 19th, 2016

36:35

It's our Christmas episode! Not really. Kind of? Also Hannukah? Anyway, we have a festive YouTon that's all about family and tradition, followed by a …

Ep. 42 - Wind on a Pole

December 13th, 2016

49:08

Scott's back! We're tying up loose ends this episode, starting with the previously unfinished Rockabilly song "Nut to Butt" and the outro that should …

Ep. 41 - Salad Bar! (Compilation of Episodes 15-30)

December 5th, 2016

20:26

Welcome to the salad bar! It's all you can eat...if you only want to eat the songs from episodes 15-30.

We'll be back later in the week next week with MORE inanity, MORE weird songs, MORE Youtons, and 100% MORE SCOTT!

Ep. 40 - Nut to Butt (To be continued...!)

November 21st, 2016

34:05

Scott's abandoned Shannon to go be lame on his honeymoon and stuff and apparently packed 2 parts of this episode in his suitcase with him. Perhaps the only thing worse than this mess of an episode is not putting one out …

Ep. 39 - Those Warbles Were Fuzzy

November 7th, 2016

36:20

This week we welcome the return of the Demon Choir of Scotts, with the addition of some new pre-recorded guest vocalists. There's also a new (and very sweet) YOUton from one special fan to another!

If you'd like a …

Ep. 38 - Valpy New Year!

October 31st, 2016

34:57

Happy Halloween! Go trick-or-treating and hope for some salad in your sack. This week we have TWO YouTons (TwoTons?) and a very special impromptu guest. Valpy New Year to us all!

If you'd like a YOUton, go to our …

Ep. 37 - Swimmy Swim, We Don't Win (with Ned Donovan)

October 24th, 2016

32:52

Special guest Ned Donovan joins us this week to talk about his new web series The Hunted: Encore from Charging Moose Media (http://www.chargingmoosemedia.com/). We wrote one and a half songs for it! Check it out! We …

Ep. 36 - Digging for Teeth

October 18th, 2016

34:17

We know you've all been dying to listen to Shannon's cat yell for half an hour, so now your wish comes true! If you've also been wishing for two long tangents about animatronic bears, this episode is seriously going to …

Ep. 35 - Rice for the Rest of Yo Life

October 10th, 2016

30:56

This week's episode roves far and wide, folks. We go to Hawaii, Japan, Vancouver, and the Pokéverse. T - 2 weeks until Scott comes home and you don't …

Ep. 34 - Polka Makes Me Spoot

October 3rd, 2016

33:08

It's a spampy broogaloo on this week's (longish) ep! This one is chock full of complete nonsense and our first YOUton!

If you'd like a YOUton, go to …

Ep. 33 - Put Life in Reverse by Two State Reaction

September 27th, 2016

33:45

Still apart. Still salading. Distance can't stop creativity, or Shannon's bad animated bat impressions. In this week's soulful episode, we …

Ep. 32 - Ode to the Glorious PigDogSheep

September 19th, 2016

32:46

It's a little rough and raw this week as Song Salad gets some fresh creative direction--for better or for worse. Time travel with us as we worship some [bleep] and [bleep] beasts! Also...anybody got $20?

Writing partners …

Ep. 31 - Obligatory Compilation Episode Part 1

September 13th, 2016

20:07

Scott is on the move, so it's finally time for an obligatory compilation episode! Here are all the songs from our first 15 episodes (plus two bonus songs - "Jerung The Mortibund" from our pilot episode, and "Do The …

Ep. 30 - Hot to Trot

September 6th, 2016

36:52

We're sorry we left you hungry with a short episode two weeks ago and then a week off completely! Hopefully this big ol' salad will fill you up with …

Ep. 29 - Blubber Hot Dog

August 23rd, 2016

12:07

This is our biggest and shortest episode yet! You know what else is big and short? A blubber hot dog.

Thanks to our fiancé(e)s and to Todd, Aislinn, …

Ep. 28 - Radar

August 15th, 2016

28:42

Can't see the hotties in the club? We got you covered.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song …

Ep. 27 - Bro Hos

August 8th, 2016

26:03

This week we do it all for the nookie and public transit.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short …

Ep. 26 - Feux de Benne à Ordures (Dumpster Fires)

August 1st, 2016

28:08

Today's episode is all about fire safety! But only if you can understand French. So...

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random …

Ep. 25 - Tiny Town (Choo Choo) With Guestpert Adam Hill

July 25th, 2016

30:04

It's our 25th episode! To celebrate, we've brought on special guest vocalist Adam Hill - straight from the national tour of The Sound of Music! We make him waste his talents on a song about model trains.

Writing …

Ep. 24 - Muumuu with a 'Tude by The Goats

July 18th, 2016

37:43

It's a totally tubular ep this week as we hang ten in our ...middle eastern shirt-dresses?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Ep. 23 - Where Do We Go?

July 11th, 2016

23:42

It's a smooooooooth salad that'll go DOWN easy (get it? Down? Like how submarines go down?) Anyway here it is.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 22 - Haven't Got The Zest

July 5th, 2016

25:19

In this week's episode you'll learn a lot about Kurt Weill and then we'll totally abandon the idea of using his compositional style!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 21 - Accident Insurance! (The History Of Edwin Averyt)

June 27th, 2016

37:03

It's an original salad composed of recitative and aria on this week's operatic episode! Get ready for an epic song about... insurance?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 20 - The Skete Of All Saints

June 20th, 2016

32:03

It's our 20th episode! Topics this week include trance, Russian islands, church camp, wind (what IS it?), and the classic vocal stylings of Shannon.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate …

Ep. 19 - Horsey Teachers! by Mostly White Men: For Kids?

June 13th, 2016

27:38

We have new art! Thank you, Kayla Wasil (@kaylamwasil)! Also, horsey teachers.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 18 - Everybody Get Your Crucifix

June 7th, 2016

31:40

A day late? Maybe. A dollar short? Usually. A hard-hitting salad with lots of drum, bass, and 1970's German vampire? Definitely.

Writing partners …

Ep. 17 - 'dominal Lump

May 31st, 2016

42:50

Another big salad, we know - this one's chock full o' education! Also, it's hot. It's very hot. Maybe a refreshing ancient alcoholic beverage is in …

Ep. 16 - Shake Your Titres

May 23rd, 2016

31:55

This week Shannon and Scott serve up a big salad with some STANK on it! It's time to get funky fresh and funky French in this awkwardly NC-17 ep.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as …

Ep. 15 - Saltwater And Sand Don't Make Diamonds

May 16th, 2016

26:25

This week we go emo with Islamic history. Duh.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music.

Ep. 14 - Get Wrinkly!

May 9th, 2016

28:37

This week Shannon & Scott drink from their bedazzled chalices and become intoxicated with inspiration.

Happy Mothers' Day! WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of …

Ep. 13 - Bird Florida

May 2nd, 2016

33:03

On this week's episode Shannon and Scott invent the next big thing in snacking! But how does the song turn out?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

Ep. 12 - Cuh Briuh

April 25th, 2016

36:17

We'd like to apologize to ghosts, Go Down Moses girl, the Scottish, the Irish, and the creators of all video games and video game music. Now that …

Ep. 11 - Gone (with Guestpert Black Plastic)

April 18th, 2016

43:24

On this episode we interview our first ever guestpert, Kevin Grady of Black Plastic! We attempt to write a song in his style without making fools of …

Ep. 10 - Exactly Where You Are

April 11th, 2016

28:26

Have you ever felt small in the grand scheme of things? Like, really small? Maybe... 3mm at most? Floating in the ocean? If this describes you, you'll get a sense of comfort from this week's salad with creamy, dreamy …

Ep. 9 - Fake Gustav's Lament

April 4th, 2016

21:17

Poor, fake Gustav is sad. Don't be like fake Gustav - have a tasty song salad with blues cheese dressing!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random …

BONUS TRACK - Do the Vanasco, Backwards!

March 29th, 2016

0:53

Were you curious about what Do the Vanasco (Episode 8) would sound like in reverse? Well, today's your lucky day. See if you can hear where Scott …

Ep. 8 - Do the Vanasco!

March 28th, 2016

26:31

It's time to travel south of the border and dance, dance, dance at Carnival!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of …

Ep. 7 - List of Fjords of Greenland

March 21st, 2016

24:23

This week we write 10 songs. No, seriously. 10 songs.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music.

Ep. 6 - Good Ole Swimmin' Hole (All Damn Day)

March 15th, 2016

24:49

This week Shannon & Scott have to write in a certain style of music about another style of music, sung in a different style of music. CHALLENGE …

Ep. 5 - HAVE A LOVELY DAY

March 7th, 2016

23:37

This week in CAPS: "EVERYTHING'S RUINED!" "GENESIS P. ORRIDGE!" "TAMBOURINE!" and MORE!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random …

Ep. 4 - Swing, Swing, Bill Campbell, Swing

February 29th, 2016

26:03

This week - Shannon & Scott make a correction on some misinformation from last week and the Salad Spinner throws them into the 1940's. Also, Scott tries to scat.

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad …

Ep. 3 - Gravity Gradient BOOM

February 22nd, 2016

20:58

This week - Shannon & Scott get a surprisingly perfect combination from the Salad Spinner! Will the resulting song be perfect, or just surprising?

Ep. 2 - Leica, I Love You

February 15th, 2016

24:51

This week - Shannon & Scott discuss Beatles conspiracy theories, the Wonka...boat?, and meat noodles. But do they write a song?

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a …

Ep. 1 - Let's Go, Jastrow!

February 8th, 2016

20:48

This week - Ignaz Jastrow and Nederpop! Here are the lyrics so you can, uh, "follow" along:

Breslau gebonden .
Een leven in verloren en gevonden .

PILOT: Ep. 0 - Jerung the Mortibund

January 31st, 2016

19:21

This week, dead language Jerung and electro!

Writing partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a …

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