Live from XOXO Portland! Failed jokes, crowd work, pesky microphone habits--this episode has everything you never asked for. We also managed to give some advice on awkward small talk, making friends at conferences, and finding collaborators on your creative projects. And at the end of the show, YOU SIMPLY CANNOT MISS a few special version of our theme song from the ridiculously talented Molly Lewis.
Did you know that your friend recites sonnets in their sleep? Or that they take 28 minutes to make a bowel movement? Or that they get hangry when you failed to give them the bananas they require? This is the kind of stuff you'll learn when you take a trip with friends. Here's a few thoughts about group travels, food, and logistics.
How do I get my friend to stop selling me stuff? What are the best ways to support my pal's comic book shop? Can I spar with my co-worker over Girl Scout cookies? Please note that in spite complaining in this episode, Jenn loves her old Girl Scout Troop Leader, who is just a wonderful person.
What's the etiquette for a locked Twitter account? What do I do if my co-worker won't stop requesting to follow me on my private Instagram? Should I do something to intervene when my friend Tweets really sad stuff? In this episode, we dive into the murky waters of social media and privacy!
When is it time to cut the cord and move on from old friends? And when is time to tie the knot and hang on? These are huge questions that we don't know the answer to! But we do know that your friends need you, and you need your friends. Content warning for discussion of depression.
Am I overstepping my bounds if I comment about my friend's health? This episode is all about listening to your doctor, gym etiquette, and sexy hot personal trainers. Content warning for discussions of exercise, obesity, and body image.
We are Friendshipping
and we’re here to say
Jeff Bezos sucks in a major way.
That being said, let’s discuss how to be cool to your friends when they aren’t participating in the same protest or boycotts as you are. This episode is about the balance of holding your friends accountable while letting them be imperfect people living in an imperfect society.
Content warning: this episode is all about capitalism, and there's occasional discussion of climate horror. If that's not something you can handle right now, go right to question 2 at 23m22s which is a little lighter! We make fun of Lena Dunham and Ben Affleck a lot.
It's Trin's birthday and it's Friendshipping Live! Raw! Uncut! Sweaty! Listen as we down cocktails and discuss gift-giving etiquette, group plans, and how to change up your social life when you feel like you're a boring person. Hint: you are not boring. And you have great taste in podcasts. Thank you to Dynasty Podcasts for having us and our friends for being there!
Our askers have questions about going to concerts! One wants to ignore their friends at concerts, and one has a Cool and Famous Friend and doesn't know how to be chill about it. We're deeply sorry to Beatles fans for the entire first two minutes of this episode, and we're equally sorry for the secret last question, in which we divulge just how emo we are. Enjoy!
In this episode, we do our best to answer: Uh, is this [interaction/feeling/action] weird? As two weirdos ourselves, allow us to tell you: YOU BET YOUR ASS IT IS! Also keep listening for the third question, which is one of the most challenging inquiries we've gotten, and note our content warning for mentions of mental illness.
Sometimes we receive questions that are just beyond our ability to answer. That's why this week, our esteemed friends Billie and Kat of the UnLearned Podcast are here to assist with questions about friendship and race. How do I support my PoC friends? What are some common White People Fuck Ups I should be more aware of? Content warnings apply. Don't miss UnlearnedPodcast.com.