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A couple of gals getting together each week to talk about their top fives. Movies, music, pop culture, food - you name it, we'll rank it. You can find us at, Facebook (@fridayfivepodcast) and on Twitter (@fridayfivepod).

A couple of gals getting together each week to talk about their top fives. Movies, music, pop culture, food - you name it, we'll rank it. You can find us at, Facebook (@fridayfivepodcast) and on Twitter (@fridayfivepod).


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A couple of gals getting together each week to talk about their top fives. Movies, music, pop culture, food - you name it, we'll rank it. You can find us at, Facebook (@fridayfivepodcast) and on Twitter (@fridayfivepod).




Things We Always Take on Vacation

Lori and Jane are going a bit crazy during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders. This week they dream of going on vacation and decide to compare lists of things they always take on vacation.


The Best of The Friday Five Podcast with Lori & Jane

Lori and Jane took the week off from recording and instead present a clip show featuring some of their favorite moments from the past six months. Featured episodes (timestamp/title): 0:55: Board/Card Games 1:19: Favorite Male Actors 1:46: Reality TV shows (featuring Other Lori) 2:24: Christmas Movies (featuring Panda from Deck the Hallmark Podcast) 3:09: Random Questions 3:48: Guilty Pleasure Movies (featuring Jane's sister Jen) 4:38: Foods We Hate 5:01: Favorite Hallmark...


Best Concerts We've Ever Attended

Lori and Jane have been to a LOT of concerts in their lifetime. Name a genre, we've probably seen someone in concert that fits. This week, they compare playlists and reminisce about some of the better shows they've attended over the years. And yes, we know that Jane said the word "epic" more in this episode than she has in her entire life.


Wild Work Stories You Won't Believe

Lori & Jane have worked for a lot of companies in their lifetimes, and with them, so many years of crazy stories about their work lives. Join them as they reminisce about some of their craziest experiences in the workforce! We also do a quick follow-up on three episodes in the recent past: Guilty Pleasure Movies, Foods We Hate and Jobs We'd Do for Just One Day.


Random Questions, Take Three

Just when you thought you could escape them, it's time for another episode featuring Lori & Jane (with special guest, Jane's daughter Olivia) answering more random questions.


Game Shows We Love

Lori & Jane loves game shows. Let's get real through - doesn't everybody love a good game show? This week Lori & Jane sit down to review some of their favorites both past and present.


Foods We Hate

So many foods out there are just plain gross. This week Lori & Jane break down their list of five foods they can't stand. No surprise here - all the foods Jane hates, Lori loves. And this means all the foods Lori despises, Jane enjoys. How are they friends?!?!


Our Favorite Romance Movies

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! This week Lori & Jane celebrate the most romantic day of the year by sharing their list of Top 5 favorite romantic movies.


Our Favorite Female Actors

Back in Episode 13 we talked about our favorite male actors, now it's time to talk about our favorite female actors, both past and present! Will Meryl Streep make the list? Hint: No, she does not.


Jobs We'd Do For Just One Day

Lori and Jane have had many jobs in their lives, but there are a few they've never done - and always wanted to give them a shot! In this week's episode, they discuss some potential job-for-a-day options. For those that want to be professional seat fillers at the Oscars, those jobs go to people who are related to Academy members or employees of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the company that tallies the voting results. See a 2015 article here:...


Top Guilty Pleasure Movies

Lori and Jane are once again joined by Jane's sister, Jen - this time to talk about our favorite guilty pleasure movies. Whether they are universally hated or fondly remembered (but acknowledged to be craptastic), everyone has a movie they love that really is not at all very good. Join us and see if any of YOUR faves make our list!


Random Questions, Take Two

Lori and Jane decide to answer some random questions today, ranging from "What weird food combinations do you eat?" to "Would you rather have a grapefruit sized head, or a watermelon sized head?" And just wait until the duck and horse discussion begins. Note: The average mallard duck weighs 2.5 pounds and is about 2 feet long.


Top Songs of All Time

Music makes the world go 'round - don't let anyone tell you otherwise! On this week's episode, Lori & Jane compare their list of Top 5 songs of all time (although it turns out Lori made a list of about 25 songs).


Sounds We Hate

We're very proud to present our 20th episode! Everybody has certain sounds that make them cringe. So do Lori & Jane. Join us today as we discuss sounds that drive us crazy. Audio clips: Baby talk: Kid whining: "SuperNanny" TV show ( The Official Episode Tally of Filler Words: Like: 9 times (only one was Lori) You know: 9 times (all Jane) Um: 16 times (only two were Lori) Yeah/No: 3 times (all Jane)


Celebs We'd Invite to a New Year's Eve Party

Lori & Jane are planning a party and all their favorite celebs are invited! Join them, along with special guest, Jane's sister Jen, to discuss who makes the guest list at their fancy New Year's parties.


Five Things to Get Ready for Christmas

We're heading into Christmas week woefully unprepared. Join Lori & Jane for a mini-episode in which they lament about the things they still need to do in order to be ready for Christmas. We'll be back with a full episode next week and a special guest (Jane's sister) to celebrate the end of 2019!


Our Favorite Christmas Movies

Lori and Jane are joined by special guest, Panda from Deck the Hallmark Podcast, to talk about their favorite Christmas movies. A minor argument ensues regarding "Love, Actually." Where to find Deck the Hallmark Podcast: Website: Twitter: Facebook: Music from "Glitter Blast" "Vivacity" and "Lobby Time" by Kevin MacLeod ( License: CC BY...


Our Favorite Christmas Songs

Lori & Jane welcome special guest, Tim Babb from the "Can't Wait for Christmas" podcast to talk about their favorite Christmas songs. Join us and sing along with some of our musical holiday picks. Here are the links to find "Can't Wait for Christmas" for a great listen! Website: Twitter: Facebook:


Our Favorite Reality TV Shows

Lori & Jane are joined by a special guest this time around, Jane's friend Other Lori. Other Lori requested this topic, so we thought it only right that we get her on the podcast to discuss her own picks! Shows discussed in this episode include Naked & Afraid, House Hunters, Bachelor in Paradise, The Amazing Race, Alone, Married at First Sight, Survivor, 90 Day Fiance, Big Brother - and many, many more!


Favorite Thanksgiving Foods

Yum yum yum! It's that time of year and with Thanksgiving less than a week away, it's time for Lori and Jane to compare their top 5 favorite foods on the Thanksgiving table.