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Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

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A twice weekly podcast hosted by veteran interviewer and everyone's new best friend, Alison Rosen, featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious, revelatory and sometimes involving a sombrero. Plus an eternal quest to find out if that thing you think or do is normal in a segment called "Just Me or Everyone?"

A twice weekly podcast hosted by veteran interviewer and everyone's new best friend, Alison Rosen, featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious, revelatory and sometimes involving a sombrero. Plus an eternal quest to find out if that thing you think or do is normal in a segment called "Just Me or Everyone?"

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

A twice weekly podcast hosted by veteran interviewer and everyone's new best friend, Alison Rosen, featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious, revelatory and sometimes involving a sombrero. Plus an eternal quest to find out if that thing you think or do is normal in a segment called "Just Me or Everyone?"

Twitter:

@alisonrosen

Language:

English


Episodes

Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and the Party Across the Street)

5/24/2020
Alison and Daniel have a difference of opinion about something and they need YOU to weigh in. There are hashtags and everything. Plus Alison recognizes what's become the new "termite update," Daniel unveils more inventions and a plan for taking this whole enterprise into the future, there was a party across the street and Alison wants to know if she was a Karen or a Mrs. Kravitz and more. Plus cleaning strategies, insomnia, Daniel's homemade haircut, a hornet's nest, iTunes Comment of the...

Duration:01:29:01

Jordan's Pitas, Ken's Intense Tents, Alison's Discombobulation

5/20/2020
Jordan Morris is here to talk about his doctor suggesting he cut out carbs and the big news that broke about his scripted podcast Bubble being turned into a movie. Ken Reid joins us from his office despite the fact he has a multi-bedroom tent with a closet in his backyard. And Alison is off her game. Like moreso than usual. Plus Tony's coincidences. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare...

Duration:01:40:19

Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and Alison's Birthday)

5/17/2020
Daniel is back and he gets first billing in this title! This week we talk about nearly caving, the need to be social, Mother's Day and Alison's Birthday, Elliot's card, Daniel's rule about New York, three adjectives to describe Alison and so much more. We also take your calls, including one about remembering Becki McClure, and do Deleted Tweets. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare...

Duration:01:20:03

Jackie's Big News, Alie's Whittling, Skincare Treatments

5/13/2020
Jackie Johnson has some news to share and share she does! Alie Ward is back and she's been whittling and talking to virologists. Also we talk about thongs, skin treatments, dog teeth and so much more! Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy a the HGFY ringtone! This show is brought to you EMBARK: http://embarkvet.com (use promo code BESTFRIEND to save...

Duration:01:10:37

Alison and Daniel (Plus Your Calls and A Scary Incident)

5/10/2020
Daniel joins me this week for an episode where we recount a scary incident involving Elliot hitting his head. We also talk about my changing opinion of water, feeling your feelings, Daniel's quarantine inventions and so much more. Plus your calls! Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! This show is brought to you BETTER HELP:...

Duration:01:15:47

Kevin's Deceit, Renee's Cascade, A Hawaii Quiz!

5/6/2020
Kevin T. Porter is back and his lockdown beard is beautiful but deceiving. Renee is here and she's still a minimalist. Tony is still wearing his daily shoes. Alison is confused. She's also strapped in for a cascade of compliments. Plus a Hawaii Quiz! Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! This show is brought to you by BETTER HELP:...

Duration:01:23:09

Travis McElroy is Recovering

5/3/2020
Travis McElroy (My Brother, My Brother and Me) returns to the show to talk about lockdown life, scaling back on the number of shows he does, giving Daniel Tiger credit for teaching his firstborn how to be kind to her baby sister, loving his kids more than he loves himself, live dates, being a recovering narcissist, conventions, styling and so much more. We also took your questions! Video of this episode is up on Patreon. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy...

Duration:01:14:43

Alie Ward's Horrifying Back, Jackie Johnson's Audition, Sit Down Pee Energy

4/29/2020
Alie Ward is here and had some special treatment performed on her back that's left it looking like raw meat. Jackie Johnson, who just did a home audition as a gator lady for which her breasts have never looked better, might barf and I am right there with her. Also we talk about Taylor Swift (polarized opinions!), Patreon, being women in the public eye, tooth whiteness, Jackie's chest, the Playboy Mansion, dog etiquette, extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation and so much more. Check us out...

Duration:01:30:45

Alison and Daniel (Plus Your Calls and Daniel's New Hair Routine)

4/26/2020
Daniel's got a whole new hair system in place involving new products and new tools. He also makes an offhand comment that nearly derails me. DID I SEEM TIRED? I drank the half-caff! Also we discuss grief, toddlers, my weird snapping habit, Daniel's Rocky montage and more. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy a the HGFY ringtone! This show is brought to you...

Duration:01:20:21

Alie's Mealbreakers, Jackie's Chickpeas, New Hobbies

4/22/2020
Alie Ward is here but only because we aren't serving any raw tomatoes. Jackie Johnson is here too, along with her diplomas, to tell us about her adventures in the kitchen (chickpeas of the sea!) and discuss the ethics of creating her own Chooch clones. I have some sad news to share about the passing of a beloved listener but also I need to debate Swiss cheese and whether it deserves a seat my table. Plus Alie's whittling accident, an update on Jackie's exclusive scoop from last week and...

Duration:01:29:47

Alison and Daniel (Plus Your Calls and Daniel's Dream)

4/19/2020
Why is Alison's brain offering her a non-stop loop of awkward memories from twenty-plus years ago? And what does Daniel's highly embarrassing dream featuring a bold personality indicate? These are but a few of the things we talk about this week. We also discuss whether Alison is cool (she and Daniel disagree AND NOT HOW YOU'D HOPE) and take your calls. Plus iTunes Comments of the Week! Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire...

Duration:01:25:13

Jordan's Neighbor, Joe's Girlfriend's Groceries, Alison's Tastebuds

4/15/2020
What the heck is Jordan Morris's upstairs neighbor doing??? We have theories. Also Alison might be a super taster, Joe's girlfriend's roommate bought $400 worth of groceries and then left town, Tony's making videos and we all have thoughts about gummy bears, Smarties, jelly beans and more. Plus Just Me Or Everyone. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen [powerpress] Download the episode from iTunes. Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases...

Duration:01:10:19

Alison and Daniel (Plus Your Calls and a Canadian Plea)

4/12/2020
Daniel joins me for an episode where we hear from you guys. We also offer more of Daniel's unused baby names, determine the ideal quarantine partner, challenge each other to come up with the worst food to eat in a bathroom, talk about college, Bubble Guppies, kids and so much more including iTunes Comments of the Week. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy...

Duration:01:26:47

Jackie Gets Swabbed, Alison Throws Shade, Kevin Teaches You Zoom

4/8/2020
We have an exclusive from Jackie Johnson! She managed to get tested and tells all. Meanwhile Kevin teaches us how to do remote backgrounds, we talk about how often each of us is crying and how long we think this will last, Alison throws shade at some podcasters, Tony talks about choosing to keep his apartment post-divorce and so much more. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You...

Duration:01:08:11

Things You Never Hear (Quarantined) People Say with Alfred Schulz

4/5/2020
I've decided to spend some of this lockdown time catching up with the cast of character who were regulars on the show when it was a live streaming internet show that I did from my apartment in Brooklyn in 2010. First up is Alfred Schulz who used to do a segment called Things You Never Hear People Say which he reprises here. I also chat with him about where life has taken him in these ten years, fatherhood, how to make good radio (he's a producer and host), his brother Bill Schulz and so much...

Duration:00:54:15

Wendy's Capes, David's Slippers, Alison's Anger

4/1/2020
Wendy Molyneux and Dave Huntsberger are joining from their respective abodes to gently disagree about shoes and capes. Plus the stages of grief and my anger and so much more including a round of Just Me Or Everyone and iTunes Comments of the Week. Plus a lil Easter egg at the end. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen [powerpress] Download the episode from iTunes. Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably...

Duration:01:12:57

Greg Heller is a Dad!

3/29/2020
Fan favorite Greg Heller joins the show to talk about the birth of his son, the crazy few months he had leading up to the birth, parenting during a lockdown, why you need two oils (one for cooking and one for finishing) and so much more. Check out a special bonus episode with Greg on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! This show is brought to you by...

Duration:00:57:59

Jenna and Al's Books, Tone Zone's Dog, Daniel's Bricks

3/25/2020
Jenna and #AL join Daniel, Tony and me remotely to discuss their lives in Georgia and how they've achieved such attractive camera angles. We also talk about intra-child violence, working from home, Tony's new dog, Daniel's brick wall, my concerns about leaving the house to record Childish and more including iTunes Comments of the Week and Just Me Or Everyone. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases...

Duration:01:24:22

Atsuko Okatsuka Is Our First Remote Guest

3/22/2020
Atsuko Okatsuka—comedian, writer, actor and host of the very fun game show/podcast Let's Go Atsuko: A Woke Japanese Game Show—joins the show as our very first remote guest. After catching up with producer Tony and hearing his big news, we talk about concern for elderly relatives in this time, wiping down packages, relationships, depression, and the Covid-19 fifteen. We also talk about Atsuko growing up with a mother with schizophrenia, comedy school in Japan, Atsuko's adjustment to coming to...

Duration:00:55:59

Lockdown, Your Calls, The Quantz Method for Perfect Sleep

3/18/2020
It's just Alison and Daniel and your calls (and one from Ms. Alie Ward!) as we power through the first coronavirus-affected episode of this show. But honestly I think it's a good one! Daniel and I talk about important matters like losing our minds, my worst TV appearance, guns, whether I should actually go to therapy tomorrow, elbows and more. We also listen to a bunch of messages from all of you and do iTunes Comments of the Week. Check us out on Patreon:...

Duration:01:30:52