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Reinventing the other side of 40 with sass, crass, and kicking ass

Reinventing the other side of 40 with sass, crass, and kicking ass


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Reinventing the other side of 40 with sass, crass, and kicking ass






Never Have I Ever: FH080

Remember that drinking game, Never Have I Ever? This week we invite you to play along with us as we try the podcast (non-drinking, damn it) version. We cover skinny dipping, ignoring the five-second rule, fake IDs and more. Also covered on this episode: Susie's making a Dexter-inspired birthday treat, and Angie's excited about Homecoming.


What Topics Can You Talk to Absolute Death? FH:079

Are there subjects you could stay up all night talking about? Have your friends and family begun to tune you out when you go on and on and on ... and on about certain topics? This week, we reveal our top three "I could talk this to death" topics, and try to guess each other's choices. Also featured on this episode: Susie prepares for the arrival of the "Shire Collection" and Angie has a mystery bruise (again).


Let’s Talk About Superstitions: FH078

Do you knock on wood? Pick up pennies? This week we share our own superstitions and Suz brings some wacky ones we're pretty sure you've never heard. You may be inadvertently summoning evil spirits to the dinner table! Also on this episode, Susie fights fruit flies and Angie's headed out of town for birthday shenanigans.


Tattoo You: FH077

Do you have a tattoo? Is it anywhere interesting? This week, we share our differing opinions and experiences with the ol' ink. Also featured on this episode: Susie's baking a 100-year-old cake and Angie's ready to shake her booty with disco lights.


Let’s Talk About Ghosts: FH076

Do you believe in ghosts? Haunted houses? Sex with poltergeists? We get in the spirit this week and share our opinions and experiences with the supernatural. Also featured on this episode: Susie drops the needle on the Golden Record and Angie's already poured a second bowl of cereal.


Prairie Fashion: Yea or Nay?: FH075

Have you noticed all the prairiecore (yes, it's a legit term) clothing lining the racks at Target and in popular fashion magazines? Somebody call the Oleson Mercantile -- we've got a trend on our hands! This week we churn out some solid opinions on this style, and share how our thoughts may have shifted a bit over past months. Also featured on this episode: Susie get colorful and Angie's planning a unique date night.


Pondering The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel: FH074

We love a good true crime series, and Netflix serves us up a mysterious (or not-so-mysterious?) vanishing at the notorious Cecil Hotel. We share our thoughts on some of the angles this docu-series features that aren't always examined in other true crime stories. Also included on this episode: Susie's revisiting a creepy (but lovable) old friend, and Angie's hittin' the road.


Let’s Talk About Cheesy Love Songs: FH074

Whether it's pure schlocky sentiment or simply a sweet love song -- don't lie -- you fall prey to a cheesy tune or two. We unveil each of our top three picks, plus some runners up. Also featured on this episode: Susie wants you to be her bro-tato chip, and Angie share her thoughts on My 600-lb Life.


The Wilder Side of Valentine’s Day: FH073

Edible underwear, sexy "Connect Four," French maid outfits ... we're dishin' about the naughtier side of the big V.D. this week. You wouldn't believe some of this stuff Suz found -- could the Eiffel Tower be a sex toy? You bet your thigh-high patent leather boots it is! Also featured on this episode: Susie's got a double scoop of Night Stalker, and Angie's margarita game's on fire.


Let’s Talk About Atomic Habits, by James Clear: FH072

Making big habit changes by making tiny habit changes? Confused? We'll hopefully un-confuse you this week when we review the best-selling book, Atomic Habits. And yeah, there's potty talk (surprised?). Also featured on this episode: Susie loses some of her sweetness and Angie's got an "everything old is new again" update.


Make Your Personal Retreat a Slay-cation: FH071

A personal retreat can look any way you want it to look. A time-out for yourself to reflect on your personal life and/or career can be more than a stay-cation -- it can be a SLAY-cation! We share ideas for creating your retreat, as well as our experiences re-treatin' ourselves. Also featured on this episode: Susie gives us the 411 on dinosaur buttholes and Angie has an important candy-related announcement.


Let’s Talk About Nic Cage’s The History of Swear Words: FH070

We can't get enough of the amalgamation of Nic Cage, legit scholars, a few comedians, and the roots of our favorite 4+-letter words. This week we review Netflix's docu-series, The History of Swear Words. Get off your asses and watch it, friends. Also featured on this episode: Susie's rockin' out in more ways than one, and Angie's figured some s**t out.


Word Up! What Your 2021 Word?: FH069

What if you skipped the usual resolution and instead chose a word that captures how you want to FEEL next year? What's your word? We share our words -- rated G and expletive -- for the new year. Also featured in this episode: Susie's still decking the halls and Angie spent an hour and a half spitting into a vial.


Let’s Talk About HBO’s Bee Gees Doc: FH068

We watched the Bee Gees documentary, How Do You Mend a Broken Heart, and have some definite opinions and facts to share. BTW, did you know that Robin Gibb was a childhood pyromaniac? And there's a "missing" Gibb family member? Also featured on this episode: Susie's giving away 12 Days of tarot readings and Angie was New Year's partying to one of her favorite local bands.


The Upsides of 2020?: FH067

We agree that 2020 was an overall crap year, but this week we're deep diving to recall some of our positive experiences and wins. Also featured on this episode: Susie gets devilish and Angie's treating herself.


Childhood Christmas Gifts of the ’70s and ’80s: FH066

Was there a childhood Christmas gift of which you have especially fond recollections? Are you still bitter about the present that never made it under the tree? Was any of the bitterness Dream House or Snoopy Sno Cone-related? Well then we're preachin' to the choir on this week's episode. Not only do we take a walk down Gen X memory lane, we also share what kind of gift givers and receivers we now are as adults. Also featured on this episode: Susie's streaming Christmas horror (obviously) and...


Little Christmas on the Prairie: FH065

Who doesn't love a good ol' fashioned Ingalls family Christmas, even if Carrie is the most annoying child on the prairie? We revisit "Christmas at Plum Creek" from season one of Little House on the Prairie, and (of course) Pa's sweaty pits are mentioned, along with the possibility of a Little House/Hot Tub Time Machine mash-up. Also featured on this episode: Susie's Covid-y husband is emerging from quarantine, and Angie's gettin' her (non-nun) habit on.


A Very Special Serial-Killer Holiday Episode: FH064

It's the holidays, so why not discuss the Zodiac Killer? Well, one of the murders was around Christmastime. Our special guest (and Susie's daughter!), Vivian Shubert, has a master's degree in Criminal behavior, and weighs in on the accuracy and and overall story depicted in the 2007 film, Zodiac. Also featured on the episode: Susie has a fungus among-us, and Angie spent time in a cave.


Making the Most of a Weird Holiday Season: FH063

Once we get past the fact that holidays don't HAVE to look exactly as they have in the past, we can move on and create a season that's as different (or bizarre) as our hearts desire. We toss around ideas from outside sources, and chit-chat about how 2020 is putting its weird-ass thumbprint on our own holiday traditions. Also featured on this episode: Susie has a spooky Thanksgiving and Angie celebrates the life of pie.


Unconventional Gratitude: FH062

Toilet paper, squirrels, opposable thumbs, and farts are just a few of the goodies we sometimes take for granted, yet for which we have huge gratitude. Join us as we compare notes on the not oft recognized sources of joy that surround us every day. Also featured on this episode: Susie's pumped about turkey day, and Angie's not excited about coming clean.