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Lisa Valenti (emotionally intelligent, fiercely confident, and bold lady) and her breast friend, Sonni James (hug-o-holic, champion maker, and professional student) take on a topic that makes most people cringe. Shame. They talk about all different kinds of shame and try to bring it into bright light and okay-ness, all while tellin’ it to you straight up and dirty. Just like they like it. They are not mental health professionals, they just want to create safe spaces in this wide, wild world we live in.

Lisa Valenti (emotionally intelligent, fiercely confident, and bold lady) and her breast friend, Sonni James (hug-o-holic, champion maker, and professional student) take on a topic that makes most people cringe. Shame. They talk about all different kinds of shame and try to bring it into bright light and okay-ness, all while tellin’ it to you straight up and dirty. Just like they like it. They are not mental health professionals, they just want to create safe spaces in this wide, wild world we live in.

Location:

United States

Description:

Lisa Valenti (emotionally intelligent, fiercely confident, and bold lady) and her breast friend, Sonni James (hug-o-holic, champion maker, and professional student) take on a topic that makes most people cringe. Shame. They talk about all different kinds of shame and try to bring it into bright light and okay-ness, all while tellin’ it to you straight up and dirty. Just like they like it. They are not mental health professionals, they just want to create safe spaces in this wide, wild world we live in.

Twitter:

@ntbaopod

Language:

English


Episodes

NTBAO: Episode 57. Bye Bye 618

10/15/2020
This week the NTBAO ladies bitch about the USPS and share gratitude for the podcast and the podcast listeners. Sonni unpacks her experience of her new relationship, and then the two riff on relationship shit for a while.

Duration:00:45:08

NTBAO: Episode 56. Butter or Marginalized

10/2/2020
This week on NTBAO the ladies get into it about race conversations, unpack diversity and inclusion groups at work, and Lisa shares a work experience that left a bad taste in her mouth.

Duration:00:46:47

NTBAO: Episode 55. Let’s Talk About Sex

9/17/2020
This week on NTBAO the gals discuss the beauty of being yourself, the benefits of vulnerability, and the importance of recognizing your patterns.

Duration:00:40:53

NTBAO: Episode 54. Schmillegal

9/3/2020
This week on NTBAO the ladies talk about morning people, Segways, and body image ish. Sonni shares an “ain’t got no shame” and Lisa is FIRED UP about injustices, boundaries, and lack of awareness.

Duration:00:51:03

NTBAO: Episode 53. Belower Yours

8/20/2020
This week on NTBAO the ladies talk about anchor pitches and voice science. Jon Hamm is forever bae and the duo gets into it about guts and brains.

Duration:00:40:25

NTBAO: Episode 52. Stiletto Stigmata

8/6/2020
This week on NTBAO the ladies discuss what they’re doing to keep their brains active in the pandemies, Lisa suggests they do a little dating role-play to see what kind of witty repartee Sonni comes up with, and the two get into it about stigmas of all sorts.

Duration:00:44:50

NTBAO: Episode 51. Eggson

7/24/2020
This week on NTBAO the ladies talk for way too long about cold/warm feet and hands, Sonni shares a shame of the week, and Lisa talks about career shame and unpacks what is feels like to realize your own worth.

Duration:00:45:59

NTBAO: Episode 50. Tears For Fears

7/10/2020
This week the NTBAO ladies bring you another bright early morning episode, however this one has some emotionally-charged feelings for Lisa. She gets real with us about her relationship struggles, her body, and her needs. Sonni shares a reflective perspective and the girls have an open dialogue about forgiveness, relationships, growth, and marriage.

Duration:00:53:09

NTBAO: Episode 49. Grandpa Shorts

6/25/2020
This week the NTBAO women come at ya bright and early with another morning episode and Sonni is basically sleeping the whole time. Lisa talks about some weird subconscious shit, Sonni shares her feelings of being bored dating during the new normal of “stay at home”, and they discuss yin and yang. This week’s episode is unofficially unsponsored by Starbucks Doubleshot.

Duration:00:46:01

NTBAO: Episode 48. Hallucies

6/11/2020
This week the NTBAO ladies sit around drinking coffee and talk about the dark times, cuddling needs, crosswords, and herbally induced hallucinations. PS. Lisa apologizes greatly for all the annoying city noises in the background of the episode that you’ll have to endure in order to listen this week. Buses, car horns, alarms, loud engines, footfalls, etc. We do eventually course correct at minute 30, but if you have misophonia like Lisa, you may want to get drunk to listen.

Duration:00:40:45

NTBAO: Episode 47. Edumacated

5/28/2020
This week on NTBAO, the ladies discuss the Haka, their love of Chelsea Handler and Fortune Feemster, college and shit, and Lisa shares her shame of feeling left out.

Duration:00:36:49

NTBAO: Episode 46. Generation A

5/14/2020
This week on NTBAO, the girls talk about Orthodox Jews, transpeople, and policing language.

Duration:00:47:43

NTBAO: Pandemic Edition Episode 3. Morning Person

4/30/2020
This week while the girls are quarantined Lisa talks about her desire for peace and quiet, Sonni opens up about trying to date during a pandemic, and it turns out that LeBron James is a stud.

Duration:00:43:40

NTBAO: Pandemic Edition Episode 2. Follies or Jollies

4/16/2020
This week while the girls are in lockdown they talk about bodies, brains, and boobs. Oh, and Sonni plays the Sims while Lisa needs alone time.

Duration:00:45:44

NTBAO: Pandemic Edition Episode 1. Zouizzo

4/2/2020
This week on a ‘Welcome Back’ episode, the girls talk about how they’re staying sane during the lockdown.

Duration:00:47:58

NTBAO: Episode 45. Social Justice Warrior

12/11/2018
Happy Holidays! If the NTBAO ladies seem a little fried at the end of the semester and end of the year, it’s because they are. They talk about bullying, cat fishing, and online dating. Sabbatical, White House is imploding, news, Yemen, etc.

Duration:00:39:21

NTBAO: Episode 44. In IRL

12/4/2018
On this week’s episode, Lisa crochets her first hat while the NTBAO ladies sit around drinking some beers. They talk about their apartment hunt, share fond memories of walks of shame gone by, and the stigma surrounding money talk.

Duration:00:40:32

NTBAO: Episode 43. Hellidays

11/28/2018
This week on NTBAO the ladies sit around crocheting and drinking coffee, which is pretty standard these days. They chat about all the feelings the holidays can provoke and how it’s okay to take time for yourself if you need it.

Duration:00:47:31

NTBAO: Episode 42. 80’s Sex Club Scene

11/20/2018
On this week’s episode of NTBAO the girls are joined again by Michael and Stearns, but this time together! The group sit around and drink wine, talk about the potential shame of open relationships, and how old people are real people too.

Duration:01:03:08

NTBAO: Episode 41. Look At Me

11/15/2018
On this week’s episode of NTBAO the girls discuss cleanliness, which is next to Godliness, you know. You’ll hear the gentle swish swish of their crochet hooks while they talk about bad breath, vaginal health and being tidy.

Duration:00:43:57