Dana wants to skat whereas Jessica likes bands more like Ratt. Why does Dana think things are constantly flying out of her face and that she has a slobbering problem? What does Jessica mean when she says she prefers something dry over wet that puts Dana over the edge? 6 months later, Jessica has finally agreed to start using her new profesh headphones much to Dana's surprise. The girls agree on what constitutes too early as far as holiday decor goes after a Texas family was asked by their HOA to take down an inflatable snowman. Dana and Jessica take you down the rabbit hole of classic holiday commercial jingles. What The What Corner talks about the sad truth of why virginity pills were created. A new Golden Oldies Corner features a couple's 72 Anniversary photo shoot aptly timed. Jessica and Dana have a scent-sational argument over her latest candle purchase. Rave #1 is Empower Her, a nonprofit organization founded with a specific mission - to empower, support and connect girls and young women who have experienced the loss of their mothers. Rave #2 is Hero Bags, a Go Fund Me started by an 8 year old boy who wanted to help homeless veterans by giving them bags of essentials and a thank you note for their service.
Can I get an "Amen!"? Jessica is finally using professional head phones and it is sending Dana into orbit as she reveals each sound she can finally hear. Dana snuggles up at the movies while life imitates art and Jessica judged The Improv Cup, a competition for charity. What kind of bird are you picturing when your neighbor says they got some new birds? Dana and Jessica weigh in on a listener's rant about losing and gaining weight and how other people react to it. An adorable tissue pack turns out to be petrified paper and proof that you get what you pay for. Animals Corner features an aristocrat amphibian. Guilty As Charged Corner shares messages from listeners who admit to doing the very things we rant about. Shout outs to Keep Baking Baker and Welcome to the Fam Podcast for inspiring us and walking the walk. Rave #1 is The Painted Turtle, a charity under the Serious Fun Network umbrella, a nationwide nonprofit founded by Paul Newman, that provides camp experiences to seriously ill children and family completely free of charge. Rave #2 is EarthHero, an eco friendly online marketplace that has done the research on sustainable companies that are helping reduce our impact on the planet to make shopping sustainably, easy.
Don't ever make Jessica laugh when she is drinking a beverage or offer Dana guacamole.
Dana is double fisting caffeinated beverages while explaining her need to do some deep nesting. Simmer down, she's not pregnant. Jessica wants you to support your local farmers and be sure to try the Thanksgiving balls at Porto's bakery. Rant #1 - strangers or people you aren't close with dumping their life problems on you, literally every time you see them. Dana admits to recently letting Jessica drown in this exact scenario when they were out together. Rant #2 questions why every size bag is now available with wheels, even lunch bags. Why does Dana have a thing with 13 suitcases or say she would still wear Bath and Body Works Apple if she could? Why does Jessica have a Plant Nanny? What the What Corner is a happy lottery accident and a new emotional corner about a woman who texts her late father's number for years to finally receive an unexpected reply. A shared love for all prison themed shows, Jessica's dad sends her an article that became a rave. Uzo Aduba partnered with Global Citizen to work towards getting her parents native country Nigeria up to par with clean water and sanitation by 2025. After guesting on an episode of Take Me To Coffee Podcast, Dana shares the I'll Be There Project which inspires and commits acts of kindness after it's creator Chun Rosenkranz wanted to pay it forward after he was shown love while serving time in prison.
ACTIVATE - The Global Citizen Movement - https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/connect/activate/episode6/
I'll Be There Project - https://www.facebook.com/illbethereproject/
A post Halloween late night recording session has Dana baffled by Jessica's fear of certain costumes and what she thinks has gone too far. What did Jessica's husband present to Dana that made her act like she had won the lottery? An amazing day performing with Young Storytellers has Dana inspired by this upcoming generation's ideals and attitudes. Rants this week span from scam phone calls for mortgages and student loans to fanciful language for food descriptions. We learn where Jessica's own knack for fanciful language comes from when she explains what Wordly Wise is to Dana. Hometown Hero corner features a cop who buys a mother in need the very thing he was going to ticket her for not having. I Can't Corner features a woman who is confident in her own Scents-abilities. Raves include a website with various modules on self help, anxiety and depression from a Norweigan clinical psychologist and Project Linus, a non profit making and providing new handmade blankets for children in need by volunteer blanketeers.
If you don't have the energy to carve a pumpkin, Dana and Jessica agree it's cool to just paint them or draw a face with a sharpie. Dana went back to her "quiet place" and discovered a creature released from a home aquarium lurking in the pond. Jessica rants about people who rev their engines and wants to know if they think they are macho or a turn-on to women. Dana rants about how crazy Halloween Haunted Rides, Houses, etc, have gotten out of control with what happens in them and having to sign waivers so you can't sue them while Jessica reminisces the good and bad of the holiday tunes of yesteryear. Dana showed the power of kindness to a stranger who was hurt in an accident. Kids Are Amazing Corner features high school students in the Philippines who invented an inexpensive way to produce electricity from sound waves and the Weirdo of the Week made an engagement ring out of a year of "clippings." Our first rave is 82 year old Daphne Neville who raises rescued otters and has championed to bring back the population within England's rivers. With fires raging across California, our second rave is the CSFA, California's oldest and largest firefighters association who has posted links on their site to help firefighters who have currently lost their homes in these recent wildfires.
Dana takes Jessica to a wilderness reserve tucked in the outskirts of the city for an afternoon surprise and inspiration. Another unfortunate biological assault ensued when Dana violently sneezed into Jessica's face. Dana rants about elevator etiquette and not letting people off before you get on. Jessica rants about people who are oblivious to olfactory offenses when it comes to pungent food in close quarters with others. When it comes to deodorant, they know aluminum is bad, but are willing to take that risk so they don't smell putrid. OMG Corner is a woman who can't close her eyes after botched surgery. Weirdo of the Week is a woman who tried to pass off a baggie of meth as a bow clipped into her hair. Raves include a local Haunted House who asks for food donations as the price of admission and collected 600 meals last year. A little boy dresses as a police officer and goes around a nursing home handing out tickets to the residents for "being too cute" and offers them a hug.
Why did Dana leave Jessica hanging during their opening jingle? Jessica loves tap dancing so much but Dana blames big boobs on not wanting to take adult classes with her. Dana rants about calling any customer service line for support only to be put on hold when leaving your number for a return call during peak hours. Why are Jessica and Dana so enamored with prison shows? Who does Dana picture in her mind when reading historical fiction novels? Jessica rants about why she has such an issue saying no to people, especially strangers. Weirdo of the Week involves roadkill cuisine and Celebrity Corner is one celeb giving another a tattoo. Raves include a 92 year old who volunteers at a nursing home and Greta Thunberg, a young woman challenging the world in regards to climate change.
Jessica bought a cheeky sign for a gift exchange at an improv festival and Dana approached a man holding a pen because she thought it was a lizard. Dana demonstrates how to "yell" at someone by motioning to them through hand movements in the rear view mirror. A listener from La Belle Provence provides a rant close to Jessica's heart, bar soap in a powder room for guests. Dana rants over a listener's intense hatred for Fanny packs and the fact that hipsters are wearing them across their chests instead. Travel back to jolly old England with talks of chastity belts and how they were locked. Find out how Jessica really feels about celebrity children taking over their deceased parents' acts. What is Gordon Ramsey's favorite food that Dana has never heard of? A listener provides a follow up with tips to prevent unpleasant ride share experiences. Raves include a single dad who has worked with disabled and special needs people since he was 14 and adopted a toddler with Down Syndrome who was passed over by 20 families. Rave #2 is Paws of Honor, providing veterinary care and products to retired military and law enforcement dogs in the D.C. area so the burden is not on the officers/handlers/owners once the dogs hae been decommissioned.