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Albie and Chris Manzo have a new advice show. Kind of. They at least have this: Chris digs up old advice column questions that they try to answer. More often than not, it goes off the rails and becomes tips on how to greet naked aliens when a question was about table etiquette. Join Albie and Chis -- along with a rotating cast of friends and family members -- as they dispense advice you may not even know you needed.

Albie and Chris Manzo have a new advice show. Kind of. They at least have this: Chris digs up old advice column questions that they try to answer. More often than not, it goes off the rails and becomes tips on how to greet naked aliens when a question was about table etiquette. Join Albie and Chis -- along with a rotating cast of friends and family members -- as they dispense advice you may not even know you needed.
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Albie and Chris Manzo have a new advice show. Kind of. They at least have this: Chris digs up old advice column questions that they try to answer. More often than not, it goes off the rails and becomes tips on how to greet naked aliens when a question was about table etiquette. Join Albie and Chis -- along with a rotating cast of friends and family members -- as they dispense advice you may not even know you needed.

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Episodes

Episode 15: "Better Late Than Never"

1/16/2019
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Chris is running late for the show, so Albie starts it without him and dives into some classic advice questions on...tardiness. Plus, Albie shares a crazy story about his first time trying weed in Colorado, which includes teleportation, Jurassic Park, room service, and a hotel roof. Joined by food truck extraordinaire Hoda (founder of Molly's Milk Truck), we tackle everything from sexless relationships to how Chris is going to spend all his Venmo money. Send in your questions to...

Duration:00:35:56

Episode 14: Mom is back for mailbag! We talk Markie, the Wakiles, Manzo'd insight, and more!

1/9/2019
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Albie welcomes back his mom, Caroline, and we open up the mailbag with topics including their relationship with Markie, some Manzo'd insider insight, the time Albie was kicked in the head at Cirque du Soleil, which Housewife Caroline would start a business with, some love for the Wakile family, modern parenting, dating women with kids, and more!

Duration:00:43:52

Episode 13: Mailbag! Albie's Instagram, Chris' Cajun voice requests, the ham game, RHONJ relationships, and more

12/12/2018
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We're going back to the mailbag and answering listener questions, which gets us topics like: -Albie's emo song lyric Instagram captions and overdoing Markie photos -Chris gets two separate Cajun accent requests -we reveal a pretty big Ham Game secret -we answer a question about the relationships on RHONJ -Australian toilets vs. American toilets ...and more! Subscribe to never miss an episode! And send in your questions to dearalbiemailbag@gmail.com. YAY!

Duration:00:35:19

Episode 12: Catfish update, dating fans, "Colyn" and a toy drive!

12/5/2018
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We have a catfish update! She mayyy have shown up to Chris' restaurant last week...we're not sure. But Albie has been in contact, and there will be a podcast appearance soon. Plus, how do Albie and Chris react to a listener mail question about dating fans of the Real Housewives? Would they date a divorcee? How do you pronounce the name "Colyn"? AND we got listener mail about prison pen pal relationships so we dug up some old Dear Abby columns dealing with the subject.

Duration:00:43:35

Episode 11: Albie gets catfished

11/28/2018
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Albie calls an emergency podcast session with Chirs and Alex (mother.ofvegans on Instagram), because he was catfished and doesn't know what to do. Should he cut off all communication? Should we invite her over to Chris' apartment and have her on the show? Albie goes over, in detail, how the catfishing happened and how he figured out not only that he was being scammed, but how. As a bonus, Albie reveals a tip he learned from Chris on how to find out who owns that mystery number texting you,...

Duration:00:29:39

Episode 10: Our Thanksgiving Special

11/21/2018
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Albie and Chris are celebrating Thanksgiving, and we've invited Alex Lafata back for the fun! In this episode, we tackle family feuds at Thanksgiving, Albie has brought way too many women home to meet his mom, Alex's planned slaughterhouse protest at 7am on Thanksgiving, what does it take to get Al and Chris out of bed early?, nasty mother-in-laws on Thanksgiving, Thanksgivings at the Brownstone, and how do you pronounce "ogle"? Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! We'd love if you'd subscribe...

Duration:00:37:53

Episode 9: The All-Housewives Special

11/14/2018
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You've asked and we're doing it -- an all Housewives special! Albie and Chris talk about the Joe Giudice situation, they share some production secrets (like when are confessionals filmed), they answer a mailbag question about their Millionaire Matchmaker experience, and another about Albie's shirtless photos and abs. Plus, have they been asked to come back? Would Chris trade anything for his experience on the show? And more! Send in your questions for future mailbags at...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 8: Albie's not into blondes, Chris wants to quit, what's a structured settlement?

11/7/2018
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Chris and Albie are back in Hoboken at Chris' makeshift podcast studio in his living room, and this has pushed Chris to the edge. He threatens to quit once again. Plus: -Does Albie hate blondes? -Chris inadvertently invents political debates -We answer a Dear Abby question about concert ticket etiquette -And we tease a Housewives episode coming up!

Duration:00:29:34

Episode 7: Caroline returns and we answer listener emails!

10/30/2018
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Mom (Caroline) returns to the show! ...and we tiptoe the fine line between chaos and advice. Special episode from our new studio at Chris' apartment (excuse the audio blips), which was rearranged with mom's touch minutes before we went live. In this episode: -We do the "email and subscribe" plug with much more fervor and passion thanks to some coaching from mom. -Caroline stops the show to point out how comfortable she is on Chris' couch. -Chris, Albie, and Caroline talk about growing up...

Duration:00:35:50

Episode 6: Mailbag! Movies to make love to, Housewives, aliens, and more

10/8/2018
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We're opening up the mailbag with Alex Lafata (@alex.lafata) and former NFL linebacker Markus Kuhn. In this episode, we're answering all kinds of mailbag questions, including: -Does Albie believe in aliens? -What color is lemon line Gatorade? -WHo shaves where and what? -Did Albie and Chris ever eat off someone else's half-finished plate at the Brownstone? -Albie claims a robin is his favorite bird and Chris doesn't believe he's ever seen one -Alex has a peacock obsession...but...

Duration:00:40:55

Episode 5: Albie talks about the law school episode, we debate couples showering, and sex quotas

9/13/2018
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Lillian is back! And Albie and Chris have a new set of questions, including: -How much sex is too much? -Should a husband set a minimum of lovemaking sessions each year? -"Poke and a snore" -Husbands blocking all the hot water when showering together -Albie doesn't know what "Falcon Crest" is -Couples baths vs. couples showers -Do women pee on public toilet seats? -Being duped into thinking a formal high society affair is a costume party -Albie addresses getting thrown out of law...

Duration:00:35:52

Episode 4: Albie doesn't Tinder, boobs and penises, and worrying moms

9/13/2018
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Albie and Chris are re-joined by Alex Lafata (@alex.lafata) and former NFL player Markus Kuhn. In this episode: -Moms who don't want their teenage sons dating loose women -The birds and the bees – and seeing penises in showers -What does Albie think of dating apps? And why didn't he use one when he was on TV? -A throwback question involving modems, computer bulletin boards, and a cheating wife -Shaving armpit and leg hair -Why is there resistance to women going topless? Have...

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 3: Special guest: Caroline Manzo...probably for the last time!

9/13/2018
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Albie and Chris are joined by "Life Coach Mike" Reddin and their mother, Caroline. In this episode: -Albie and Chris uncomfortably talk about birth control with mom in the room -Albie and Chris uncomfortably talk about sleeping in the nude with mom in the room -Albie and Chris REALLY uncomfortably talk about preparing breakfast in the nude with mom in the room -"Naked breakfast is not what makes marriages last" -Albie and Chris hear some unsettling details about their father -How much...

Duration:00:34:34

Episode 2: Love, marriage, and Lillian's crazy high school story

9/13/2018
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Albie and Chris are joined by actor/comedian Lillian Thakuria (@lilythakuria). In this episode: -Should your neighbors say something if your spouse is cheating on you? -If you're 30, is dating an 18-year-old too young? -Lillian shares a crazy story about her high school boyfriend dumping her for his 32-year-old grocery store boss -You're tired from working all day -- are you a jerk if you don't want to make sweet love? -The origins of oral sex -Albie and Chis are asked to rank the top...

Duration:00:30:59

Episode 1: Welcome to "Dear Albie"

9/13/2018
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Albie and Chris are joined by Alex LaFata (@alex.lafata) and former New York Giant Markus Kuhn. In this episode: -Walter Cronkite's trolls -Striking department store customers with corsets -How does Alex deal with creepy bar patrons? -Who should the guys cosplay as? -Which way should toilet paper hang – over or under? -The weird thing The Real Housewives producers use condoms for -Do real men sleep on the bed side closer to the door? -Is biting during sex weird? Have questions for...

Duration:00:42:28