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Jan 29, 2018

We're finishing up January with a bang while talking about Lucy Knisley's comic memoir Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, a book that left us both reflecting on our memories of food and family growing up. Marvel as Braeden gets all up-ons about the term "graphic novel"! Celebrate how Cassi came to love asparagus! And...


Jan 1, 2018

Ah, 2017. A year that was great for us, personally, but that was a tire fire in most other respects. But! With the year ending, we decided to wrap up Year One™ with a chat about self help as a genre, the books we (didn't) read for December, and our plans for Year Two™.

We wish you all a better 2018!

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Nov 30, 2017

Whew, it's been a month. But! We've been satisficing as much as we can, we've been gratitude journaling, and we've been doing home repairs, and now we're ready to tell you all about it! Join us for a post-holiday expression of things we love and things we're grateful for.

Talking points include: just listen to Barry's...


Nov 3, 2017

After a too-long break, Cassi and Braeden are back at it again with the new books. Well, just one book: The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz. We dig into the ways in which being middle-class in Late Capitalism can create a tyranny of decisions that weigh heavy on us. Quite literally, this is an episode filled with...


Oct 5, 2017

After two weeks of a complete love-in, how much more do Cassi and Braeden love each other? Or do they hate each other? Or . . . are things basically the same? (What a thrilling possibility.) They talk about their own love languages and how they've tried to engage with each other in those langauges. Spoiler: they share...