Listener-turned-Shepod BFF Sam Schreiber joins the ladies to discuss scrunchie etiquette, their RHOBH loyalties, and all things vests, past and present. Rachael shares a travel PSA, Sara can’t stop won’t stop with loungewear, and Sam leans in to breakfast tacos. Finally, the ladies get 90s with the highs and the lows of AOL chatrooms. A/S/L everyone?
In the inaugural Vagina Podologues, Sara and Rachael share their own tales of vagina troubles as well as those of the Shepod AOL Chatroom’s! WARNING: MEN BEWARE, ALL OF THE VAGINA TALK AHEAD. Categories of note are OB-GYNightmares, Weird Sex, and Vagina Tech Support. Buckle up and let’s get gross, girlfriends!
In this speedy real time brunch, Shepod regular Emily Oliver joins the ladies to chat festive holiday fashion, the return of Nashville, and the joys of mulled wine abroad. Finally, 90s nostalgia calls as the ladies discuss the ideal age for a tube top expiration date. Rosé!
The ladies get festive this brunch as they chat the new Gilmore Girls, Sara’s set birthday menu, and Rachael’s shameless holiday spirit. Rachael’s grossed out by a bad date, Sara ate all of Thanksgiving, and the 90s bowl cut is deemed the best hair of all time. Finally, the ladies indulge their favorite nostalgic singalong — Hakuna Matada!
The cry-laugh is alive and well in our first post-election episode. Sara’s infamous Vermontian goat farmer Rebecca Velazquez finally joins us on the ‘cast, and we muddle through these hard times the best way we know how — with champagne and vagina jokes. The Cheeto who shall not be named is definitely the grossest gross we’ve ever had… is it Gilmore Girls Friday yet?
In this Halloween brunch the ladies chat Rachael’s birthday festivities, the inaugural season of Insecure, and the latest episodes of Black Mirror. Halloween frights and software updates are deemed gross – and I don’t want to wait…for 90s nostalgia! The ladies break down present day Dawson Leery relevance.
This brunch, the lovely Emily Oliver is back for a not-so-rapid fire beauty Q&A! Rachael’s already in her Christmas onesie, Sara’s hip to the rose oil, and yay for mom’s secret potato salad. Accidents, insurance and a lack of autonomous vehicles are all gross, and the Girls get super American with their 90s nostalgia. 1,2,3—rosé!
Ellephant Partners’ Aishwarya Iyer joins the ladies to revel in the Hillz Shimmy, and chat NYC carbs. Rachael leans into vacation kitsch, Aish is confused by her silk devotion, and Sara partakes in a Shake Shack Showdown. And finally, dunkaroos, lunchables, and handi-snacks have the ladies craving some 90s munchies.
This brunch, Rachael is comforted by yarn, Sara goes to camp, and Mall Madness makes a comeback. Poor admin skills and over shaving are deemed gross, while the ladies wax nostalgic for 90s crimpalicious hair.
In their long weekend brunch the ladies chat rom coms, magical unicorn lands, and all things meat. Rachael is unexotic, Sara’s got a tail, and guest Brittany Sykes joins with her Lisa Frank leggings to wax nostalgic for a good old-fashioned sliming.
In this brunch, the ladies share breaking life updates, give a preach hands emoji to good ladyfriends, and struggle with deodorant au naturale. Rachael leans into Shameless, Sara rediscovers happy little trees, and the ladies get nostalgic for Caboodles: the storage of 90s past and present.
In this August brunch, Sophia Parsa joins to ladies to chat Bad Moms, the convenience of Alexa, and the grossness of communal footwear. Rachael considers overalls, Sara leans in to Bravo, and Sophia commits to the apple watch. And finally 90s nostalgia gets colorful in the present day as the ladies chat the comeback of Lisa Frank.
This brunch, the ladies chat iZombie, Kween Hilz, and Rachael’s shiny new gig. Sara is grossed out by her smoothie failure, and Rachael finds men named Mario flocking. Finally, the ladies chat 10 Things They Love About JGL 90s magic.
Vanessa rejoins the ladies to chat Stranger Things, their undying love for Frida Kahlo, and how to make pizza even better. Vanessa’s super Casual, Rachael’s leaning on her high school Spanish, and Sara finds the ultimate Craigslist bargain. Finally, the ladies reminisce about the highest highs (and the lowest lows) of being 14 in the 90s.
This brunch, the ladies discuss present day SATC relevance, dog-friendly TV shows, and their burning love for chicken salad. Rachael is knee deep in taco paradise, Sara channels HRC via trouser socks, and nostalgia beckons as the ladies reminisce about the painful skincare of 90s past.
Podcast bestie Mary-Alice Farina returns as the ladies break down holiday weekend shenanigans, OITNB, and the joys of a YouTube rabbit hole. Rachael’s on a boat, Sara loves a bedding bargain, and Mary-Alice suffers for the perfect smile. Finally, the ladies ask an eternally 90s question: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
Happy 4th of July! In this quick holiday brunch the ladies are Netflixing & Chilling like pros, Rachael is Weight Watching, and Sara (finally!) hops on the Pump Rules bandwagon. Boozy headaches and unruly children are deemed gross, and I’ll have what she’s having! – the ladies reminisce about hair products of 90s past.
This brunch Lisa Frame joins the ladies to chat Silicon Valley, Korean beauty products, and (earmuffs gentlemen) the Diva Cup. Rachael is prohibited from frozen pizza, Sara contemplates her accidental diet, and Lisa takes her Real Housewives superfandom to the next level. Broad City posers, surprise dog vomit, and Bravo Online are deemed gross. Finally, the ladies yearn for a simpler life — when the 90s diet of sugar and carbs was the epitome of healthy living.
Join the ladies for a quickie brunch as they break down their top 10 most delicious celebs and determine how to live together in harmony in Palm Springs. Sara’s still feeling the Pride (#WeAreOrlando), Rachael cooks with love, and bad texters are deemed gross. And finally — all that glitters isn’t gold; it’s 90s!
Choreographer extraordinaire Joseph Corella joins the ladies to chat The Little Mermaid, LA Pride, and the power of dance! Joseph and Sara have Snapchat anxiety, Rachael makes sandwiches for strangers, and Ikea: the Musical is deemed to be a surefire success. Finally, 90s magic is sprinkled throughout in the form of The Rachel, Newlyweds, 98 Degrees, & Delilahhhhh’s timeless dedications.
She’s baaaaack! Makeup artist Emily Oliver (AKA the Alec Baldwin of the Shepod) joins the ladies to chat the awesomeness of self sufficiency, the latest season of Unreal, and their condiment obsession. Sara’s loving iced coffee season, Rachael finds her rosé super powers, and Emily doesn’t know when to quit. Finally, 90s candy has the ladies feeling a major sugar rush.
‘Tis the season of rosé as Shepod bestie and makeup artist extraordinaire Emily Oliver joins the ladies to chat House of Cards, GOT, and Rachael’s too-long Vegas weekend. The ladies debate when underwear is necessary, Emily shares her latest beauty secrets, and a new battle cry is born. And finally, the ladies get nostalgic with Bonne Belle — the sweetest thing in 90s beauty.
We’ll be back with an all new episode next week! In the meantime, just like a Golden Girls clip show – we’d like to take you back to one of our favorite episodes with Shepod bestie Mary-Alice Farina! Enjoy!
Style curator Nicole Cutright joins the ladies to chat Rachel Zoe’s Box of Style, The Mindy Project, and the versaility of chevre. Shake Shack has arrived, chokers are back, and absentee landlords (who show up just to raise the rent) are deemed gross. And finally, Whoa! Joey Lawrence has the ladies waxing nostalgic for his 90s eyebrows.
This brunch the ladies chat black market TJs, the last season of Gilmore Girls, and the silver linings of the breakup diet. Rachael isn’t sorry about leaning in to New Orleans, Sara commits to rompers, and JT’s 90s ‘do has the ladies singing — it’s gonna be MAY.
Comedian Jen Saunderson joins the ladies to debrief re: Kimmy Schmidt, share the steps to rosé slushie perfection, and agree on the versatility of deviled eggs. Rachael feels no love for 24 hour business trips, Sara overdoses on peanut butter, and Jen discovers Angeleno flakery. Finally, the ladies wax nostalgic about their fave cartoon heroes — Robin Hood was such a fox.
This brunch, the ladies chat their favorite Cheesecake Factory apps, the sounds that trigger their misophonia, and the beauty of positive female energy in the workplace. Rachael’s all about the bare necessities (the simple bare necessities), Sara commits to dance outfits, and Washingtonian cheese curds have the ladies dreamin’ about cheesin’. And finally, can you feel nostalgia for something you never had? The ladies bug out for the Easy-Bake Oven.
Director Ally Zonsius joins the ladies to chat the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, foster failing, and fashion they just can’t quit. Sara wants to be JLo, Ally introduces us to a strange and wonderful cookie, and Rachael contemplates petty revenge. Finally, the ladies break down video games of 90s past – what’s in your floppy disk drive?
This brunch the ladies chat selfie fails, marvel at the comfort of wedges, and decide Will Arnett will always be GOB in our hearts. Rachael’s crop topping and Sara’s Shonda watching, while kids’ meals and bird beaks are deemed gross. Finally, the ladies get back into the 90s nostalgia habit with Sister Act II — oh, happy day!
Comedian Jessie Stegner joins the ladies to celebrate the Shepod’s 50th episode! The ladies rekindle their love with TOWIE, dream about a one-outfit wardrobe, and share their most embarrassing 90s crushes. Rachael fights with ketchup, Jessie loves difficult people, and Sara finds herself in a cheesy situation. Smokers, pizza burn, and bad attitudes make the Gross List, and the ladies break down another 90s throwback as they revisit Eerie, Indiana.
This brunch, the ladies chat their mutual obsession for Full Frontal, doubling down on favorite clothing items, and the pros and cons of a marital name change. Sara can’t quit Shondaland, Rachael has a run in with a wine vigilante, and the ladies solemnly swear to uphold public bathroom etiquette. Finally, hear us now Banana Boat: it must have been love, but it’s over now — as the ladies discuss their SPF sins of the 90s.
This brunch, the ladies “Lean In” to bread & cheese, profess their love for a good baseball tee—and their disdain for indecent perspiration. Sara scored tickets to Hamilton (!!) and Rachael finally falls for the Gilmore Girls. Finally, Doug-gone it, the 90s are missed as they chat the Nickelodeon shows that still salute our shorts.
Comedian Delanie Fischer stops by this brunch to chat Fuller House, the allure of a British accent, and the harsh reality of pet pigs. Rachael is Team Vanderpump, Sara finds coupon codes exhilarating, and Delanie finds ghosting gross. Finally the ladies reminisce about a time before texting — MASH, anyone?
The first brunch in March has the ladies chatting Instagram dating, Judd Apatow’s “LOVE”, and over the shoulder boulder holders. Sara avoids shaving, Rachael comes clean about her lack of lox love, and sketchy financial institutions are deemed gross. Finally an (honorary) 90s reality show makes the nostalgia cut: When Somethin’s gotta go, she’ drops it like it’s hot.
This brunch, comedian Annabelle DeSisto joins the ladies to chat Vanderpump Rules IRL, nacho goals, and bestie plate-sharing etiquette. Annabelle finds pantsless joy in food delivery, Sara has mixed feelings about Spanx, and Rachael gets on board with the blowout. The Bachelor, Tinder Delights, and Blue Men make the Gross List. Finally, say you’ll be there — the Spice Girls make a comeback for 90s nostalgia.
This February brunch Sara and Rachael listen to Lena Dunham’s new podcast, discuss their favorite First Ladies, and the joys of senioritis. There’s no bread and cheese like New York bread and cheese, Sara gets into cartoons, and Rachael is won over by arranged marriages. Cat calls (sarcastic or not) are deemed gross, while 90s nostalgia is all about making mixtapes from the radio (complete with the DJ in between songs).
The ladies get deep this brunch when they chat internet life vs. real life, the joys of the brunch & nap lifestyle, and their top 10 TV shows of all time. Feral cats and garlic bread aftermath make the Gross List, while the Fresh Prince of Bel Air has the ladies awkwardly rapping for the first and certainly last time on the podcast. (If Uncle Phil were here, this is when he’d throw us out the front door Jazz-style.)
Shepod bestie Elizabeth Delhagen joins the ladies for a brunch of wine and tiramisu! Sara fancies herself a hoop-skirted noblewoman, Rachael breaks down the merits of boxed wine, and Elizabeth is horrified by the ladies’ Cheesecake Factory love. Valentine’s Day, angry pee, and dog farts make the Gross List, while shorteralls top the list of 90s trends we should stop trying to make happen. IT’S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN, GRETCHEN.
Adorable Shepod mom Susan King joins the ladies to celebrate their 40th episode! Over prosecco and coffee, the ladies declare that cheese must be salty, disagree on Transparent, and question the basic bitch-ness of their photos. Achey breaky backs, dog butts, and armrest invaders are deemed gross, while the 90s welcomes us all to a night at the Roxbury. What is love?
This brunch, the ladies discuss the benefits and pitfalls of being your own boss, nail beauty routines, and their very full hearts (#TexasForever). Rachael pulls off an old-timey pop-in, Sara thoroughly enjoys gentrification, and the appropriate work from home shower schedule is debated. Finally, the 90s can’t come soon enough — I don’t want to wait…for our lives to be over!
Makeup artist Ananda McAdams joins the ladies for brunch where British baking is delightful, step-sibling love gets creepy, and beauty causes pain. (Quite literally — blood was drawn.) Surprising hair, shopping carts, and neighbor drama make the gross list, while the 90s are front and center(stage) as the ladies discuss the movie—nay, the FILM—that stole their dancing hearts.
Ring in 2016 with the ladies in this new year’s brunch! Star Wars reignites, Serial is for quitters, and The Simpsons are (still) kind of a big deal. Sara shame-orders too much takeout, while Rachael hates on generationally inappropriate phone calls. Finally, 90s nostalgia takes the ladies back as Luke Perry somehow makes his way into The Cutting Edge. Toe Pick!
Celebrate with the ladies at a Christmas brunch that’s simply the cat’s pajamas! Sports reporter Jackie Mesa Pepper joins in merrymaking as Jessica Jones divides the room, Ready Player One makes the must-read list, and adult strep and acne are deemed gross. Finally, 90s joy is sprinkled throughout in the form of fruit rollups, Rocket Dog, and Rachael’s retro flannel. Happy Holidays!
Join the ladies in this holiday brunch as they break down Sara’s Christmas envy, Rachael’s self-imposed Christmas tree injunction, and TV shows they just can’t NOT quit. Group texts and drunken generosity are deemed gross, while 90s candy makes a comeback just in time for the holidays.
Kick back with the ladies and guest Sara Fry for a leisurely brunch to take us into the holidays. Celeb run ins are shared as Sara T has dinner in the vicinity of DJ Tanner, Rachael has coffee with the offspring of Tobey Maguire, and Sara F spins with Diane Keaton’s dog. And just when the ladies get singing just in time for the holidays – 90s jingles take over. Fresh goes better.
December brunch arrives as the ladies discuss recharging as an extrovert/introvert, Airbnb horror stories, and revert back to shine theory. Sara gets frozen out of curling, Rachael rediscovers hot dogs, and the ladies agree to hunt for the best sourdough in LA. And the 90s remind us of a very strange time when we slapped with style. Oh, 90s.
Bravolebrity, author, and OG beauty blogger Nadine Jolie Courtney joins the ladies for a top button bursting Thanksgiving brunch. The ladies chat leftovers, the adoptable Walter Matthau, and the parallels between poppa Trump and poppa Simpson. Women’s health issues bring out the gross and the 90s stay grungy with Pearl Jam. Happy Birthday Sara!
This Sunday, the ladies get together for their first long distance brunch! Sara breaks down the hair-related pros and cons of Seattle, Rachael tries (and immediately abandons) roller skating, and the ladies agree to disagree on the level of attractiveness of various men. Fire ants and rainy dogs make the gross list, and 90s style gets comfy with boots that are fit for a Pacific Northwest rainy day.