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Full of practical advice and completely necessary tangents, co-dependent besties Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn host this brutally honest comedic variety show. These New York Times best-selling authors and YouTube series hosts are bringing laughter to life’s toughest and sometimes most ridiculous situations by asking thought-provoking questions, playing games, and dipping into some serious topics around relationships, mental health, money and sexuality. You might not know them, but you’ll feel like you’re just between them!

Full of practical advice and completely necessary tangents, co-dependent besties Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn host this brutally honest comedic variety show. These New York Times best-selling authors and YouTube series hosts are bringing laughter to life’s toughest and sometimes most ridiculous situations by asking thought-provoking questions, playing games, and dipping into some serious topics around relationships, mental health, money and sexuality. You might not know them, but you’ll feel like you’re just between them!
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Full of practical advice and completely necessary tangents, co-dependent besties Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn host this brutally honest comedic variety show. These New York Times best-selling authors and YouTube series hosts are bringing laughter to life’s toughest and sometimes most ridiculous situations by asking thought-provoking questions, playing games, and dipping into some serious topics around relationships, mental health, money and sexuality. You might not know them, but you’ll feel like you’re just between them!

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Episodes

37. Herpes Activist Ella Dawson, Gender Dysphoria and Adulthood

11/20/2019
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Trigger Warnings: gender dysphoria, relationship abuse, sexual assault Allison and Gaby offer advice to an androgynous listener anxious about having to wear a dress to her friend’s wedding. They’re then joined by writer and STD activist Ella Dawson, who answers everything you were too afraid to ask about genital herpes. And later, at what point do you finally feel like a real adult? (Um. Never?)

Duration:00:54:59

36. Recent Divorcée Adrienne Airhart, Roommate Homophobia and Murder!

11/13/2019
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Trigger warnings: homophobia, assault Allison and Gaby offer advice to a listener dealing with a (possibly) homophobic roommate. They’re then joined by comedian Adrienne Airhart, who is healing from a traumatic divorce by rediscovering herself. And later Allison and Gaby talk murder and vigilantes! Is it controversial? You betcha! This episode is sponsored by Native (www.nativedeodorant.com code: BETWEENUS) and Parcast - Dog Tales (www.parcast.com/DOGTALES).

Duration:00:45:59

35. Disability Activist Eva Sweeney, Being Alone Forever and Comedy vs. PC Culture

11/6/2019
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Allison and Gaby offer advice to a listener anxious they’ll never find a lasting relationship. They’re then joined by Eva Sweeney, a groundbreaking sex educator with cerebral palsy. And later, Allison and Gaby chat about comedy in PC culture. (Groan!) It’s also producer Melisa’s last show. Cry with us! This episode is sponsored by HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/BETWEENUS9 code: BETWEENUS9).

Duration:00:48:51

34. Wags And Walks’ Founder Lesley Brog, Your Partner’s Family and How To Flirt

10/30/2019
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Allison and Gaby try to help a listener determine whether their partner’s annoying family should be a deal breaker. They’re then joined by Lesley Brog, founder of the fabulous dog rescue Wags and Walks where both girls got their beloved pooches. (We love you Sugar and Beans!) And later, Allison and Gaby share best tips for flirting with a new crush!

Duration:00:55:35

33. Little Person Activist Sinead Burke, Getting Over Your Ex and New Year’s Resolutions

10/23/2019
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Trigger warnings: ableism, weight loss, suicide mention and sexual assault mention Allison and Gaby offer advice to a listener struggling to get over her ex while in a relationship with someone else. (Uh oh!) They’re then joined by disability activist Sinead Burke, who is breaking ground in the fashion industry for little people. And later, Allison and Gaby get into the hype surrounding New Year’s resolutions even though it’s October. Whoops! This episode is sponsored by Native...

Duration:00:59:37

32. Book Editor Sara Goodman, Confrontation and Our Unhealthiest Relationships

10/16/2019
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Allison and Gaby offer advice to a listener who is afraid of conflict, despite Allison also being afraid of conflict. They’re then joined by book editor Sara Goodman of Wednesday Books, who published the girls' two novels and sheds light on her somewhat mysterious industry. Later they discuss their unhealthiest relationships and thank god they're not in them anymore.

Duration:01:06:18

31. Mob Expert Jess Bendinger, Self-Harm Stigma and Hope

10/9/2019
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Trigger Warnings: Self-Harm and Suicide Allison and Gaby share advice on if a listener should show their self-harm scars in order to gain self-confidence. They’re then joined by Jess Bendinger (the writer of “Bring It On”) to talk about her new podcast “Mob Queens.” (It's about the mob AND drag queens!) Later they discuss if hope is delusional, detrimental or a super power. What do you think? LEAVE A COMMENT WE LOVE COMMENTS! This episode is sponsored by HelloFresh...

Duration:01:01:41

30. Pet Psychic Jessica Lanyadoo, Changing Your Sexuality, and Being Transparent Online

10/2/2019
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Allison and Gaby try to help a listener who is second guessing defining herself as a lesbian. They’re then joined by animal communicator, Jessica Lanyadoo, who talks with their dogs, Sugar and Beans. What they learn will shock the bone right out of your dog's mouth! Later they intensely debate whether or not fans deserve total transparency online. Woof!

Duration:01:10:57

29. Drag King Vico Ortiz, Friends In Need and Food

9/25/2019
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Trigger Warning: Sexual harassment, Suicide, Diet talk Allison and Gaby answer a listener’s question about how to confront a mentally unstable friend. They’re then joined by Vico Ortiz to discuss the Drag community. Later they share their thoughts on their weird relationships with food. What a delicious episode! This episode is sponsored by Bombas (www.bombas.com/BETWEENUS) and The RealReal (www.therealreal.com code: REAL).

Duration:01:08:34

28. OCD Specialist Sheva Rajaee, Self-Love and Conspiracy Theories

9/18/2019
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Allison and Gaby give a listener tips and tricks on building their self confidence. (Be nice to yourself, goddammit!) They’re then joined by Cognitive Behavioral Therapist Sheva Rajaee (@theshrinkwrap) to discuss all things OCD including Allison's intrusive thoughts. And later they share their favorite conspiracy theories while arguing about all sorts of stuff. You know, typical episode! This episode is sponsored by VitaCup (www.vitacup.com code: BETWEENUS), Care/of (www.takecareof.com...

Duration:01:19:42

27. Linguist Amanda Montell, Keeping the Spark Alive, and Abortion

9/11/2019
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Trigger Warnings - Rape and Transphobia Allison and Gaby answer a listener’s question on how not to get bored in a long-term relationship. They’re then joined by linguist and author of “Word Slut,” Amanda Montell, to talk about discrimination...in language. And later they discuss abortion. (Spoiler: We're pro-choice.) This episode is sponsored by Away (awaytravel.com/betweenus code: BETWEENUS), Parcast (www.parcast.com/Horoscope), and The RealReal (www.therealreal.com code: REAL).

Duration:01:19:28

Introducing We Love You (and So Can You)!

9/9/2019
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Here’s a new podcast for you! We Love You (and So Can You) is part reality show, part self-love school, and the best makeover podcast out there. Hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg (from By the Book) draw on their extensive knowledge of self-help to provide guests with a prescription for their next life challenge, whether it’s getting back into dating or starting a new career. The goal: for the guest to find the outstanding person who was there all along, and learn to love themselves...

Duration:00:06:00

26. LIVE FROM CHICAGO - Platonic Intimacy, Circus Tricks and Apologies with Symphony Sanders

9/4/2019
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This episode was recorded in Chicago while on tour and may or may not be the funniest episode yet! (We swear we're not biased!) Allison attempts to answer a a listener's question about platonic intimacy while also explaining the concept of platonic intimacy to Gaby. They’re then joined by actor, acrobatist, and star of "Welcome to Nightvale," Symphony Sanders who shares all the dirty details of the aerial arts. And later they discuss the complexities of apologizing. Quick Question: Have you...

Duration:01:17:15

25. Ratting Out Cheaters, Chimpanzees, And Reclaiming Slurs with Primatologist Kate Gilmore

8/28/2019
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Allison and Gaby give a listener advice on what to do if a married older man hits on you (and you don't want to use violence). They’re then joined by the Los Angeles Zoo’s Kate Gilmore and lose their primate minds! Later they discuss taking back slurs and using them to feel powerful. This episode is actually wild. Get it?! Primates! This episode is sponsored by Brave Not Perfect podcast, Bombas (www.bombas.com/BETWEENUS), and Baze (www.baze.com code: BETWEENUS).

Duration:01:18:24

24. Asking For Nudes, Queer Muslims, and Day To Day Mental Illness with Fawzia Mirza

8/21/2019
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This week Allison and Gaby answer a listener’s question on what to do when your long distance partner won’t share photos of themselves. (Bummer!) They’re then joined by actress, writer, creator (and former lawyer) Fawzia Mirza to discuss being queer AND being Muslim. Later Allison and Gaby discuss how they live their lives with mental illness. Spoiler: It involves a lot of Clorox Wipes and positive thinking. This episode is sponsored by The RealReal (www.therealreal.com code: REAL), Brave...

Duration:01:19:12

23. Finding the Right Therapist, A Mystery Guest and All Kinds of Advice

8/14/2019
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Allison and Gaby answer a listener’s question on how to figure out if you’re compatible...with your therapist. They’re then joined by a special mystery guest and we won’t spoil it for you here, so you have to listen! They wrap up the episode with an examination of advice—when to give it, when to listen and when to shut up. This episode is sponsored by Brave Not Perfect podcast, The Real Real (www.therealreal.com code: REAL), and Birchbox (www.birchbox.com code: BETWEENUS).

Duration:01:13:36

22. When to Murder Your Husband, All Americans Are Stupid and Tape Worms - LIVE IN PHILLY WITH FEMINISTA JONES

8/7/2019
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Straight from Philadelphia comes the first LIVE recording of Just Between Us! Riled up by the audience, Allison and Gaby give some harsh advice regarding a husband who won't stick up for his wife. They're then joined onstage by author, activist and advocate, Feminista Jones, who shares her mind-changing political views (Spoiler: we're all morons!). Finally the girls try to talk about what scares them and instead spiral into tangent about luring a tape worm out of your butt hole. You don't...

Duration:01:13:33

21. Giving All The Information, Walking Out of E! And Losing A Best Friend with Catt Sadler

7/31/2019
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Allison and Gaby tell/yell at a listener to be honest with their partner about what they want in the future. They’re then joined by journalist Catt Sadler (iamcattsadler) to discuss equal pay and publicly leaving your job. Later they talk about the fall out from Allison’s falling out with one of her best friends. (She’s gonna be okay, don’t worry!) Check out Catt’s podcast: http://www.thecattwalk.com/naked Follow Just Between Us on Instagram at @jbupodcast, and email your International...

Duration:01:15:56

20. Moving In, Allison’s Mom and Weddings w/ Ruth Raskin

7/24/2019
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Trigger Warning: Suicide Allison and Gaby help a listener figure out when it’s kosher to move in with a new partner. They’re then joined by Allison’s mom, Ruth Raskin (ruthraskinphoto), who discusses the challenges of raising a child with mental illness and the importance of facing it head on. Later they give all their thoughts and feelings about weddings. SPOILER: Do not have it outside. This episode is sponsored by Amour Vert (www.shopgreenlove.com/betweenus) and Petal...

Duration:01:16:21

19. Sharing Your Needs, Hitting Your Kids and Advice For Your Younger Self w/ Charla Lauriston

7/17/2019
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Allison and Gaby tell a listener to speak up in their relationship to avoid losing their partner. Comedian Charla Lauriston (@charlalauriston) then joins the girls to talk about some controversial stuff. Later, A & G give advice to their younger selves and it’s a doozie! Follow Just Between Us on Instagram at @jbupodcast, and email your International Questions to justbetweenuspod@gmail.com. Tickets for our upcoming live shows are available on our website:...

Duration:01:19:35