Episode 53: Mentholiest Menthol That Ever Mentholed

This week Amy finally comes clean about her Boob Issue. Her bloody tits should be in a Rob Zombie movie, but Dr. Molly Sebastian (M-Seb) is taking very good care of her.  Then Amy tells a funny story about a “female coworker” to whom she showed her bloody boob at brunch. She didn’t get Matt’s permission to tell the story ahead of time, but we all know it was him, so now we can give him credit for his funny jokes.

The Fat-Phobic Disaster of the Week is Wish and the way they advertised their tights, which is by putting tiny Kendall Jenner type people inside them instead of large ladies. So dumb. Do better, Wish, although we will still shop on you.

The Body Politics Win goes to Beanie Feldstein who begs us to “stop talking about [her] body!” Please read her amazing letter on Refinery 29.

The Fucked-Up Shit this week happened in Camilla, Georgia. New Mayor Rufus Davis was not allowed to have the keys to his office. Yes, you read that correctly. And Camilla, Georgia has history of fucked up shit. Oof.

In the Makeup Minute, Amy recommends Steve Laurant Cafe Lip Gloss and NYX Faux Blacks eyeliner in Burnt Sienna.  Paula recommends Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer. We’re linking to it out of the kindness of our hearts because we do not get paid for goddamn anything.

Our recommendations this week are to our women: please take care of your breast health and do your monthly check, and please do #selfcare in the form of Vanderpump Rules.  Also, check out Sarah Silverman’s I Love You, America because you will laugh and be enlightened.

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Episode 52: Forty Randos in England

This pre-Christmas podcast covers a lot, honey! Congrats to Time Magazine for featuring the Silence Breakers.

Amy got a little holiday spirit because of the ukulele and a sweet girl named Sary.

The Fucked Up Shit this week is the fact that black women are 243% more likely to die during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period.

The Fatphobic Disaster this week is some bullshit deprivation diet to cure Type-2 diabetes. Paula revisits the Minnesota Starvation Experiment.

The Body-Politics Win is James King who created a place in the Bahamas where large bodies can make some Vitamin D and not be called a beached whale.

The Makeup Minute features Benefit Porefessional and two different Glossier products.

Our recommendations are: Jessie J’s song “Not Your Ex” and “Sex Object” by Jessica Valenti.

(For the record, Paula and Amy are not paid for any of their endorsements.)

Episode 51: Put Your Hand in the Basket

Happy New Year, y’all! We recorded this before a little holiday break, but guess what? None of this shit has been resolved.

Paula rakes a Canadian judge over the coals for implying that a “fat” woman should be happy to have been licked in the face and sexually assaulted by an Uber driver. Please watch the video of Beck Cooper reciting her poem “Rape Prevention Potluck.”

The Feminist Forum this week revisits all the men who were outed as terrible garbage people and sexual harassers. Amy recounts the time that she got in a twitter war with Matt Lauer. In case you forgot all the disgusting things Matt did, we went over it again. Amanda Duarte is amazing and says “Fire them all.” Please read Amber Tamblyn’s OpEd in the NYT “I’m Not Ready for the Redemption of Men.”

Paula recommends Americana. Amy recommends “Time: The Kalief Browder Story”. Paula says to download and use Appolition, which rounds up your purchases and goes to help people (of color) make bail. Paula also recommends Lady Bird. Amy recommends the episode of Death, Sex & Money podcast to hear Gabrielle Union speak the truth of life. Amy’s friend Matt recommends the entire Taylor Swift album, but Amy & Paula would like to be excluded from this narrative.

Episode 50: Kut Throat Kardashian

Episode FIFTY! And we like to KICK! This week we discuss boys who wear makeup and how gender is a social contract and none of it is real.

This week’s Stuff That is Making Us Angry This Week is the life of Cyntoia Brown who was convicted of killing a rapist that she was given to by her pimp named Kut Throat.

The Fatphobic Disaster is This Is Us (again goddamnit).

Paula gives us tips for diet & weight talk during the holidays. The Body Politics Win is Michelle Elman who is “Scarred not Scared”.

Our recommendations are Dragula and Search Party Season 2. Stay Hungry!!