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Hollywood vs Housewife sisters fascinated by how people think. A fun conversational podcast with heart. With interviews & stories, we cover relationships, sex, music, film biz, family, parenting. Our goal is to put laughter & joy back into the world!

Hollywood vs Housewife sisters fascinated by how people think. A fun conversational podcast with heart. With interviews & stories, we cover relationships, sex, music, film biz, family, parenting. Our goal is to put laughter & joy back into the world!

Location:

United States

Description:

Hollywood vs Housewife sisters fascinated by how people think. A fun conversational podcast with heart. With interviews & stories, we cover relationships, sex, music, film biz, family, parenting. Our goal is to put laughter & joy back into the world!

Language:

English

Contact:

858-206-9971


Episodes

Akello Stone: Author, Podcaster, Sociologist

4/10/2021
Meet Akello Stone and go deeper! He is an author, a podcaster, an actor, and host with a ton of heart. Hear about why he became a sociology professor, his thoughts on yoga and meditation, his appearances in documentaries, and his refreshing and unique perspective on masculinity. This youth mentor wrote the book Seeking Selfdom in an Age of Selfies and just published the companion podcast Seeking Selfdom - Going Deeper to explain the book's intricacies. We talk with him about many topics...

Duration:00:54:46

I Called My Ex and Have a Story

3/30/2021
E108 - Joelle fights fashion but wonders if she's missing the shopping gene. Julianne reports on our NYC Screenwriting Challenge and explains her method for writing scripts. It's been a fun collective effort with us, Derek and Keith of Pop Up Film Cast, and Phil Rood of The Picture Show with Austin and Phil Rood. There is some scolding about being late, a story about compost, and the time Juls met Mouse's crush Chris Martin, the Coldplay front man. Then the main course: we hear interviews...

Duration:00:55:57

Exes, Breakups, and What We Can Learn

3/21/2021
E107 - Ex boyfriends, ex girlfriends, ex spouses. We get into the stories, complaints, and sorrows about ours and other listeners' exes. Some are funny, some are just plain mean, and some we can all relate to! What are different types of breakups and how to deal with each? What are the types of ex boyfriends (or girlfriends) and what can we learn from them? Hear some great dating stories, some where-are-they-now tales, and even one ex who ended up on the tv show Intervention. Find out...

Duration:01:12:50

Anatomy Lesson

3/4/2021
E106 - Bras! One of the most important tools in every woman’s wardrobe is the brassiere to hold up the girls! We discuss what type we like, common problems, the cost of bras, and what it's like being fitted in person versus online. Lingerie talk gets wacky, Weens gets sultry-nervous, and stressed by this after back-to-back family birthdays, Joelle gets her panties in a bunch. So we take a breath with Sesame Street and work our way into a quick chat about the Elmo Netflix documentary. More...

Duration:00:42:52

Lisa and Sam Shake Their Heads At Us

2/27/2021
E105 - A special crossover interview between I Shake My Head's Lisa and Sam and us! We re-aired this PodFix Presents PodSix episode because it was such fun that we had to share! The six vague important questions that we were asked include (1) Is there any topic that the two of us won't talk about? This brings up the sneaky listeners and sex talk right off the bat. (2) Do you have any regrets about what you've said on your podcast? Hello editing and haters! (3) What do we think of garden...

Duration:00:50:48

Dating During Covid, Ickrolled, Ellen, Gift Giving

2/18/2021
E104 - What's the biggest meme that Weens will forever associate with quarantine? Find out and learn all about hydration with Mouse's larger than life water bottle. Or should I say Walter bottle?! We get updates on Hollywood starting up filming and Julianne's job situation, and then we dive in to another session of Joelle Bugging Julianne About Online Dating. So many thoughts as we have an in-depth talk about relationships, being single, and finding a forever person. We talk about shyness...

Duration:00:50:02

Mental Health Checkup and Wrestling

2/9/2021
E103 - With the stress of being a busy mom of three, and the isolation of living solo especially during shutdown, we talk quite a bit about our anxiety and depression. This is a re-airing of a livestream event hosted by the Victims & Villains podcast. We were honored to be given an hour during the 24hr awareness-athon during which we talked about mental health, parenting, genetics, lifestyle, and what has worked for us to get through tough times. We go over antidepressant medication and...

Duration:00:58:42

The Fun Episode

2/2/2021
E102 - We just let it flow in this one and laugh way too much! Subjects include the new verb 'to wife', honking practice, strategically placed jewelry, and Hollywood occult workouts with our past guest, good witch, psychic, and recent tv star Patti Negri. Joelle compares rocker ex-boyfriends to The Lost Boys and we segue into Covid-19 and checking in on each others’ mental state about it all. Our Celebrity Stories That Go Nowhere segment pops up, and Julianne tells us her story about actor...

Duration:00:48:42

Steve Ferrone, Drummer of Tom Petty, Duran Duran, Clapton & More

1/26/2021
E101 - We had the honor of interviewing esteemed jazz, rock, and R&B drummer Steve Ferrone. You have definitely heard his work - just look at this bio below. In this recording, he gets candid about love, family, dalliances, the rock and roll lifestyle, and explains some life changes he has made for the better. We learn about the mods and rockers of Brighton Beach in the 60’s and how Steve’s first blues band opened for The Who. Steve and Julianne talk shop regarding syncopation and style -...

Duration:01:38:11

100th Episode Top 10 Celebration

1/8/2021
E100 - We are kicking off 2021, Season 4, and our 100th episode in laughter! Join in the fun as we list some of our favorite Top Tens. You can be a part of our contest too and win a Mouse and Weens T-shirt, so be sure to stay until the end and send your guesses to mouseandweens@gmail.com! Find out the best movies, the best eyebrows, the best dad jokes, our feelings about dad jokes, and famous laughs. The in-between commentary will really let you find out what makes us tick, so be prepared....

Duration:01:01:47

Ratty New Year!

12/31/2020
E99 - We’ve been Mousing and Weening since December 2017 so this marks our three year anniversary of the podcast! Thank you to everyone for supporting us and listening! We celebrate by talking all about the party that some Christmas rats threw in Julianne’s kitchen and futon and closet and lingerie drawer. We even get a pop-in interview (the sweetest ever!) with the pest control man who happens to interrupt our recording! All this hot rat talk naturally gets us onto the subject of men so we...

Duration:01:06:28

Christmas Questions for Your Forever Person

12/23/2020
E98 - Find out why Weens almost paid Mouse $2.99 per minute! So humiliating, hilarious, and ho ho inspiring. But first we catch up - faking it until we make it - about college classes, race, selfish kids, Julianne's songwriting, and copyrighting music. Hear the step by step of Joelle's Covid testing and the why behind it. And then we get into our list: Questions to ask your forever person this Christmas. Hear the hard-hitting discussions on cards, cats, snowflake sweaters, work parties,...

Duration:00:53:25

Joyce Is Choice

12/12/2020
E97 - Our mom was out to California to visit and we roped her into an early morning recording! Mouse, dressed like Larry King, goes in for some digs. And Weens, dressed like Liberace, gets back with some jabs as we revert to our sibling rivalry days of fighting for mom’s attention. Laugh along at the stories of pets, cowboys, nicknames, cookies, feminism, and altercations at the dentist office. We reminisce about our psychic visit, our dad and friend who passed away, sing a little impromptu...

Duration:00:45:37

Balancing Act

12/3/2020
E96 - Life is a big balancing act right now. Who can relate? After some requisite excretory system discussion, and talk about backyards, shotguns, and The Sopranos, we jump into how our Thanksgiving went. As a parent, it’s difficult to know when you’re giving the right amount of time to your kids versus your work. And in Mouse’s case, does podcasting count as work or is it a hobby? What are other people thinking about how much time she spends with her kids versus her computer? Perceptions,...

Duration:00:45:00

Muppets, Gilman, Green Day, East Bay Punk, Tattoos

11/20/2020
E95 - After a little quarantine talk, we do some happiness exercises and get right into some fun filmmaking memories. Julianne worked on "The Muppet Movie" and recalls a day shooting with Chris Cooper, stunt explosions and injuries, and what Brian Henson had to say about his dad Jim Henson. Another sweet man we discuss is Chris Martin from Coldplay. Is Joelle horny or just nostalgic for live music and happier times? We'll go with the latter as we segue into nostalgia talk about 924 Gilman...

Duration:00:57:49

When is Horror Okay for Kids?

11/12/2020
E94 - Parenting does not come with a handbook. So when is it okay to let your kids watch horror movies? Joelle has two teenage sneaky boys interested in gruesome and gory, and one little girl fascinated by the occult. But being a mom who hates scary things herself, she questions whether she has been too overprotective with her restrictions. Cool aunt and introspective sister Julianne weighs in with her perspective, as she recollects being a kid seeking out thrillers. How were we raised and...

Duration:00:55:45

Actor W. Earl Brown: Deadwood, Bloodworth, Country & More – Part 2

10/29/2020
E93 - We continue the conversation with W. Earl Brown, Deadwood’s ‘Dan Dority’, to find out details including the personal story behind the famous eyeball fight scene, how Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains and ZZ Top are involved, why the award-winning HBO series by David Milch was abruptly cancelled, and how the movie came about, giving the story and its actors closure. We sneak in another fight scene question, this one with Joaquin Phoenix in Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master. Also jump...

Duration:01:21:21

Actor W. Earl Brown: Scream, Deadwood and More – Pt 1

10/26/2020
E92 - We’re excited to bring you the first half of our inspiring interview with W. Earl Brown, a very talented and prolific actor that you’ve seen as the main enforcer and right-hand man Dan Dority in HBO’s Deadwood, as Warren in There’s Something About Mary (of franks and beans fame!), as Kenny the news cameraman in Scream, and as the sheriff in Preacher, just to name a few of his works. He is also an amazing storyteller, screenwriter, producer, musician, and wonderful human being. Hear...

Duration:01:12:57

Fix My Life Sis!

10/9/2020
E91 - What Would Weens Do? Parenting advice and more! Julianne has been staying with Joelle during quarantine and after a few weeks, has a new perspective on how her family operates. Knowing this, Mouse asks for advice to overhaul how the house runs and how she’s raising the kids. Julianne becomes a pseudo life coach and gives Joelle tips in 5 categories: food, kids and parenting, self, household, and relationships. As uncomfortable as it is for the little sister to tell the big sister what...

Duration:00:59:33

Grandma’s Nuts

9/27/2020
E90 - Mom's in town so we sit down for some relationship questions, incriminating grandparent stories, hip and trendy celebrity impersonations, and hearty guffaws. Find out what nuts, tortoises, the Tucson desert, and bowls of blood have in common. Weens asks about regrets with our dad which spurs a story about dating Cowboy Denny. We question our tomboy qualities, learning about what mom fought for and what she let go of. And we finally reveal to her our secret ways of sneaking out of the...

Duration:00:48:25