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A podcast about being the kind of grown-ups we want to be. The answers are better than the questions. Hosted by Kari Halsted.

A podcast about being the kind of grown-ups we want to be. The answers are better than the questions. Hosted by Kari Halsted.
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United States

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A podcast about being the kind of grown-ups we want to be. The answers are better than the questions. Hosted by Kari Halsted.

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@goodstufffm

Language:

English


Episodes

These Are My Heist Friends

6/29/2018
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Brook and Kari talk about adult female friendships, meeting Internet friends, friends when you’re married, the work of being a friend, the friends at work, lessons from Oceans 8, how friendships awkwardly dissipate.

Duration:00:32:37

Enunciate the syllables

3/28/2018
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Brook and Kari talk about conferences: going to them, enjoying yourself, getting your money’s worth, doing a talk, understanding the code of conduct.

Duration:00:43:08

Dom Jorts

2/26/2018
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Brook and Kari chat about recent movies we’ve seen, books read, and podcasts listened to. 50 Shades spoilers. Tolkien white guys. Superhero movies. Writers writing about experiences they don’t have.

Duration:00:49:55

What We Did On Our Vacation

11/6/2017
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Brook and Kari talk about what we’ve been up to, since we haven’t been podcasting a whole lot. Some really good book, movie, TV, and podcast recommendations here. I (Kari) can’t believe I didn’t mention I listened to S-Town. Plus, we talk about gender confirmation surgery.

Duration:00:29:46

United By Queerness

7/3/2017
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Brook and Kari talk about Pride month, celebrations, marches, mainstreaming, commodification, rainbow-washing, chanting, mourning, abstaining, and showing up for the actual work the rest of the year. Should you go? Yes.

Duration:00:34:53

Don't Ghost Your Parents

5/29/2017
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Brook and Kari discuss chosen families, constructing family units, friends that stick, healthy boundaries for adults, rules for showing up for your friends.

Duration:00:37:16

A Man with a Bowler Hat and Rolled Up Sleeves

4/29/2017
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Brook and Kari discuss drinks, from breastfeeding and tap water, to aquavit and bourbon, to weird sodas. Our favorite cocktail recipes and our basic go-to comfort drinks. Mnemonic rhymes aren’t as helpful as just not drinking too much.

Duration:00:37:56

Whoa Canada

3/26/2017
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Kari and Brook talk about Canada. Justin Trudeau is cute. Colonialist settlement was horrible, and so is the government’s treatment of indigenous people. Pipelines, socialized medicine, parental leave, RCMP, blinking green lights, grams of salami.

Duration:00:36:19

Cry You Later

2/10/2017
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Brook and Kari discuss crying, particularly at work, and what it means, why we do it, and what to do if you see someone doing it.

Duration:00:33:55

Cry You Later

2/9/2017
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Brook and Kari discuss crying, particularly at work, and what it means, why we do it, and what to do if you see someone doing it.

Duration:00:33:55

Home Poopin’

2/2/2017
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Kari and Brook revisit the topic of travelling: how we pack, what we pack, how we make ourselves feel at home when away, and the weird things human bodies do when you’re on the road.

Duration:00:34:44

A Bad Bargain With An Elf

12/30/2016
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Brook and Kari discuss children and not having them, how to get one if you need one, life scripts, undermining parents, pets and how having them is and isn’t like having kids. Brook’s cat makes us laugh and we try to describe it. Great radio.

Duration:00:32:41

The Green Pickle

12/7/2016
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We're back, adullllltttzzzz! Brook and Kari have come out of hibernation to hit your eardrums with a brand new episode, mostly about how to handle the holidays like a grown-up when you're spending them with unfamiliar people, or worse, familiar people! We talk about Friendsgiving, new and old traditions, Brook loves a good yule.

Duration:00:32:26

The Green Pickle

12/7/2016
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We’re back, adullllltttzzzz! Brook and Kari have come out of hibernation to hit your eardrums with a brand new episode, mostly about how to handle the holidays like a grown-up when you’re spending them with unfamiliar people, or worse, familiar people! We talk about Friendsgiving, new and old traditions, Brook loves a good yule.

Duration:00:32:25

Good Enough for Vin Diesel

4/6/2016
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Kari chats with Victor Yocco about the benefits of stopping drinking, the practice of sobriety, how to support people choosing to not drink, fizzy drinks at bars, and when’s a good time to ask why someone’s not drinking (never).

Duration:00:57:40

Forcing It

3/5/2016
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Brook and Kari talk about forcing it with desk legs, friendships, love, taxes, being disciplined, and work. Also: the question of whether telling 20-somethings to just work hard is good advice.

Duration:00:44:17

Civic Doodie

1/23/2016
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Brook and Kari talk about the ups and downs of volunteering, kids volunteering badly, empathy and relationship building, selflessness and selfishness, how broken the system can be, doing “little” things, giving yourself credit, volunteering at work.

Duration:00:43:42

We Burn Something and Drink

1/6/2016
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Kari and Brook talk about holiday plans, going out versus staying in, solstice, resolutions versus spontaneity, not smiling at strangers, journalling as reflection, minimalism, reading, and death to "should." Also: cat noises.

Duration:00:51:44

We Burn Something and Drink

1/6/2016
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Kari and Brook talk about holiday plans, going out versus staying in, solstice, resolutions versus spontaneity, not smiling at strangers, journalling as reflection, minimalism, reading, and death to “should.” Also: cat noises.

Duration:00:51:43

My Friendship Car is in Miles Per Hour

12/20/2015
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Brook and Kari talk about adult friendships and the Internet, cross-pollination, intensity, friending regret, breakups, retweeting, aspirational friends, attraction, homogeneity, and the roommate switch.

Duration:01:00:45