30 episodes

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! Join Emmy® Award-winning journalist Nick Leighton and stand-up comic Leah Bonnema ("Late Show with Stephen Colbert") as they help you avoid being the odd man out, the wallflower, pariah, or “that guy” in the “Do you believe that guy?” Whether you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth or you use a silver spoon to serve caviar (ew!), WERE YOU RAISED BY WOLVES? will teach you the rules of the game to avoid embarrassment and get ahead. Each episode, you'll learn how proper behavior, good manners, and impeccable etiquette can help you smoothly glide through any situation, win friends, and influence people. No matter where you come from or what group you hang with, WERE YOU RAISED BY WOLVES? will help you be a better person...or at least make people think you are, which is all that really matters anyway. Please subscribe!

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Etiquette, manners, and beyond! Join Emmy® Award-winning journalist Nick Leighton and stand-up comic Leah Bonnema ("Late Show with Stephen Colbert") as they help you avoid being the odd man out, the wallflower, pariah, or “that guy” in the “Do you believe that guy?” Whether you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth or you use a silver spoon to serve caviar (ew!), WERE YOU RAISED BY WOLVES? will teach you the rules of the game to avoid embarrassment and get ahead. Each episode, you'll learn how proper behavior, good manners, and impeccable etiquette can help you smoothly glide through any situation, win friends, and influence people. No matter where you come from or what group you hang with, WERE YOU RAISED BY WOLVES? will help you be a better person...or at least make people think you are, which is all that really matters anyway. Please subscribe!

    Eating Cheetos, Knitting in Public, Calling Dibs, and More

    Eating Cheetos, Knitting in Public, Calling Dibs, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about eating Cheetos, calling dibs, handling supermarket line cutters and slow baggers, behaving at a funeral, shutting down resentful relatives, going barefoot in a no-shoe household, emailing professors, knitting in public, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 31 min
    Borrowing Money, Forgetting Invitations, Saving Forks, and More

    Borrowing Money, Forgetting Invitations, Saving Forks, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle eating mukhwas, asking friends to repay you, forgetting to invite important relatives to parties, handling people with big hair, getting attention at a bar, sharing fears, saving forks, getting rides, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

    • 33 min
    Unfollowing Exes, Standing on Escalators, Vaping in Offices, and More

    Unfollowing Exes, Standing on Escalators, Vaping in Offices, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about cleaning a roommate's dishes, hovering over people in restaurants, seating in taxis, avoiding conversations with drivers, unfollowing exes on social media, handling a coworker's after-hours messages, vaping in offices, splitting restaurant bills, telling provocative stories, standing on escalators, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 30 min
    Scolding in Elevators, Tipping Bathroom Attendants, Worrying for Others, and More

    Scolding in Elevators, Tipping Bathroom Attendants, Worrying for Others, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle slashing names on social stationery, worrying for other people, conflicting information on invitations, scolding people in elevators, tipping bathroom attendants, handling impolite parents, FaceTiming in public, overcrowding in vestibules, holding packages for neighbors, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

    • 36 min
    Eating Oreos Properly, Dumping Your Hair Stylist, Seating Incomplete Parties, and More

    Eating Oreos Properly, Dumping Your Hair Stylist, Seating Incomplete Parties, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about eating Oreos properly, dumping your hair stylist, toasting grammar, duplicating housewarming gifts, seating incomplete parties at restaurants, dealing with gassy coworkers, lowering the volume on loud people, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 33 min
    Eco-shaming Friends, Giving Gifts in China, Visiting a Hospital, and More

    Eco-shaming Friends, Giving Gifts in China, Visiting a Hospital, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle giving gifts in China, visiting people in a hospital, eco-shaming friends, falling asleep on the subway, using "san" in Japanese correspondence, getting people sick, choosing the right fork, sending us calligraphy, leaving out cookies, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

    • 35 min

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