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The Because Show – Ep 126 – Jammy Vu

Hello friends! We’re all up in this episode like nobody’s business. We have more news about the science of happiness. Is happiness the default of emotion for humans? We hope so! Also, do you know how to deal with anxiety? We have an amazing little mnemonic trick for you.  Don’t forget to check out the…

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The Because Show – Ep 125 – Eros, Mania, Agape

What? We’ve never heard of these 6 different types of love before . What the heck? We will help you break it down, srsly. Need an app to help you read? Try Rooster! Have you read any good YA books lately? Jerilyn struggles through the first chapters of Lois Duncan’s book  ‘Ransom’. Intro/Outro Music: The Black…

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The Because Show – Ep 124 – Riotgrrrl

Are you a feminist? What does that mean to you? Do you think the gender tides will ever turn? Explore third-wave feminism and the challenges it entails on this week’s episode. Plus, a poo story from a listener. Love that. Also, seek out the movie ‘Le Week-End’ = so good! And Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ – a masterpiece! Intro/Outro Music:…

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The Because Show – Ep 123 – Listener Feedback

You guys! Such a chatty bunch you are. This week we gave a slew of listener voicemails, which we love/ Plus Amy  reviews the new book by Meg Wolitzer ‘The Interestings’.  We add some new words to our vocabulary and more! We beseech listeners to keep sending the emails and keep calling the voicemail- we love…

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The Because Show – Ep 122 – Period Piece

The period piece! We finally get all up in the bisniss of menstruation with horror stories, urban legends, personal anecdotes and more! We are doing our best on this episode to gross everybody out. In an honest, authentic way, of course.    We beseech listeners to keep sending the emails and keep calling the voicemail-…

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The Because Show – Ep 121 – The Photo Shoot

OMG, the photoshoot! Yes, we are supermodels now. Here all about out photo shoot in a dungeon in Culver City. And thoughts on body image, modesty, lingerie and more! We have a lot to talk about, that is for sure. Thank you to all those sweet listeners who called in to wish a happy 200th…

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The Because Show – Ep 120 – Long Fun Road

200!!?? We’re happy you could join us on our 200th episode! Even though this is labeled as 120. We count the shows in our Archive Feed too! This week we celebrate ourselves, as we often do. Listen to us try and answer a complex listener question. Learn for Meg Abbott’s upcoming book ‘The Fever’ (based…

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The Because Show – Ep 119 – New Balance Authors Collection

Say what you want about The Because Show, but there is no denying the hold we have over our loyal lovely listeners! And this week is no different, we bring the highs and lows, the personal triumphs and foibles, the shallow generalizations and in-depths examinations of the culture at large. Including photo shoot talk! How…

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The Because Show – Ep 118 – Chewy Choc MegaFudge

Hey, guys! We’re happy you could join us on another episode! This week we cover A review of ‘The Circle’ by Dave Eggers, Amy says ‘no thanks’. And Stephen King’s ‘Mr.Mercedes’. We take an in-depth look at Chips Ahoy flankers for our most recent round of ‘Fact Or Fiction’. Who knew there were so many…

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The Because Show – Ep 117 – Love You

Hey Listeners, we love you!  This week, we finally answer the question: boudoir or dungeon? And, there’s Stephen King News, Amy’s Neighborhood Gossip and more…. Did you know about the A.P.C. blue jean Denim program? Listen to this episode and you will know all about it. And, peeps,  get ready for our big fat 200th episode, it’s coming up…