Ladies & Tangents

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It's no secret that we're obsessed with Hamilton. We've been waiting for the perfect topic to allow ourselves to become completely immersed in the world of a new nation. The time has come- we have found it in an article about the secret sex liv
CONTENT WARNING- *We are not professionals* We are sharing our journeys with self love, body image, disordered eating and recovery. If you are triggered by sexual trauma, disordered eating, body dysmorphia, self harm or toxic relationships- ple
500 points to whoever creates a mash-up of all the *GASPs* in this episode. When we keep things in, they can take hold of us and cause us to stay in a panic loop, but we know how hard it can be to share some of the ugly things that happen at th
Ask and you shall receive. A request came into our DM’s for Jeri to share the story of how & why she left teaching. In this episode we discuss the struggle of staying in a job that doesn’t bring you joy, identity loss & ptsd. If you are trigger
This is that type of episode where our emotions get too emotion-y. Getting back to what we love to talk about this week & weeding our mind gardens. We know we’re all people who struggle being people and in this episode we enter the world of Emo
For Valentine's Day, we gently encouraged our significant others to be on the podcast with us. We played the Newlywed Game and still have no idea if there were really any winners at all. You'll have to tell us! Advertising Inquiries: https://r
Happy Valentine's Day, friends! This week Jeri & Ciara deep dive into Reddit's finest first date stories. We're talking mushrooms, we're talking, sociopathic behavior, we're talking cock...roaches. There's also a pretty decently long tangent ab
You guys sent in your judgements and we reacted to them! We talked last episode about how the first thought we have about something or someone isn't our fault. What we consume in the media coupled with the societal normals that are drilled into
In this episode we apply some college writing wisdom to our everyday lives. We discuss how implicit bias and judgements can impact the way we interact with people and view world around us. Reading this makes it sound like we're going to be more
On today's episode we talk about how just a few little words can change the entire course of someones motivation, determination, resilience and self worth. Little heavy for a Tuesday morning? Oh well- chances are, if you're like us, you've expe
You sent in your weird work stories and we reacted to them! From sperm, to shampoo bottles, to punches- you shared the bizarre and memorable moments you have experienced on the job. We want to thank everyone for submitting your stories for this
2 years after losing the Governor’s race in Georgia, Stacey Abrams made it her mission to educate people about free and fair elections, registering 800,000 new voters in the state of Georgia. Her grass roots efforts to share the message of vote
How we went through 50 superstitions and never mentioned black cats is truly a mystery. This week we dive into superstitions from around the world and are slightly afraid that we started off 2021 on an unlucky foot. We were just trying to give
Bringing you 2020 reflections from your favorite dirty-b*tch soothsayers. We originally recorded our 2020 New Years episode with the hopes of revisiting our resolutions on the episode entering 2021. Upon listening back, we realized we may have
On this episode of Tangents & True Crime, we are diving into some Holiday Horror with the 12 Murders of Christmas. ‘Tis the Season to be suspicious of your family and deck the halls to 12 aggressively punned summaries of some gruesome Christmas
If you’re going to make feminine products more expensive, could you make sure you close the wage gap first? On this weeks episode, we dive into the absolute bogus phenomenon know as The Pink Tax, where products that are made for ladies cost mor
If you’ve ever wondered, “why are colors?” -wonder know more. This is 2 parts educational and 1 part roast. Eternal good sport and Jeri’s life partner, Shane comes on this week’s episode to entertain some of our curiosities in an episode we lik
“We were two grown, adult cousins together in a bath tub-that wasn’t even the part I was ashamed of!” This week we’re continuing the conversation around shame and guilt and introducing their sibling, vulnerability. We just want to take a minute
The goal was to find out where shame, guilt and embarrassment comes from, but instead we just started unpacking all of the stories that keep us awake at night. Enjoy some stories that make us cringe. Advertising Inquiries:
The game that captivated a generation and simultaneously ruined reality is the focus of this week's episode- we’re talking about The Sims. For 20 years, we’ve been woohooing, removing ladders from pools, and cheating money into our family bank
We weren't done checking in and wanted to continue our mental health conversation with more personal vulnerable experiences to remind everyone that we definitely don't have our stuff together. *Trigger Warning* On this week’s episode we will b
*Trigger Warning* On this week’s episode we will be talking about things that may induce panic or trigger past trauma, specifically in relation to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and unhealthy relationships. If these are topics you may h
Today is Election Day and emotions are high. We want everyone to take some time to check in with you emotions and encourage you all to VOTE. If you have yet to make a plan, here’s one more obnoxious reminder to get out and make your voice heard
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, FRIENDS! We cannot believe it’s been a year since we started recording our conversations. The last year was unexpected in every way and we feel so lucky to have an audio journal of it all. We have no plan for this episode, we
If you’re anything like us, you’re obsessed with competitive tv. From love shows to bake offs and everything I’m between, we discuss the fascination of seeing people just like us eat a bull’s testicle for sometimes nothing more than bragging ri
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