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Every week Bethany and Kathleen get together to chat about their lives and what's weird in the world, and they're inviting you to join them! Pull up a chair. Pour yourself something warm or strong or bubbly. There's room at the Tastebud Table for everyone.

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    • Personal Journals

Every week Bethany and Kathleen get together to chat about their lives and what's weird in the world, and they're inviting you to join them! Pull up a chair. Pour yourself something warm or strong or bubbly. There's room at the Tastebud Table for everyone.

    243: The BBC Show That Spooked a Generation + Rapid Fire Advice!

    243: The BBC Show That Spooked a Generation + Rapid Fire Advice!

    Looking for a creepy distraction? Bethany talks about the '90s BBC special “Ghostwatch,” a show that terrified a generation of kids, caused The BBC to bury it, and inspired tv and movies like “The Blair Witch Project." Then, Kathleen dips into the Facebook page to help you all out with your problems! From being stuck at home with parents to losing your bra tissues, Kathleen and Bethany try to sort out some of your tricky situations. And, as always, your voicemails!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    242: Awful Yahoo Answers & Spilling Zoo Tea

    242: Awful Yahoo Answers & Spilling Zoo Tea

    In an attempt to distract you from the dire outside world, Bethany and Kathleen review eye-rolling questions and even worse answers on Yahoo Answers. Plus, what’s really going on in zoo animals’ heads? And why is that monkey sharpening that stick?
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    -https://sf.eater.c­­om/2020/3/23/21191436/yelp-reviews-coronavirus-stockholders-hell (https://sf.eater.c%1f%1fom/2020/3/23/21191436/yelp-reviews-coronavirus-stockholders-hell)
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    241: Free Advice, Corona, Etsy & "The Price is Right" - Bonus

    241: Free Advice, Corona, Etsy & "The Price is Right" - Bonus

    We’re still in Isolation Nation, so Kathleen and Bethany give a couple of listeners some free advice. (How much money DO you need to move to NYC? How do you handle a straight-up sexist workplace? Then, Bethany goes through some shell chandeliers, tooth rings, and haunted dolls for a game of Etsy Price is Right!

    • 40 min
    240: Creepy “Sky Trumpets” & Silly Coronavirus Quarantine Activities

    240: Creepy “Sky Trumpets” & Silly Coronavirus Quarantine Activities

    “Live” from their separate apartments, Bethany and Kathleen are here to keep you company while you socially distance yourself! First, Bethany covers the bizarre phenomenon of “Sky Trumpets,” mysterious otherworldly noises that come from the sky all around the world. Then, Kathleen wants to keep you from going crazy as you shelter in place. She has a list of activities and games you can play with yourself - and your imaginary coworkers - to stay sane! Plus, there’s a new member of the Acquired Taste family! Who is she??

    • 1 hr 24 min
    239: How To Date In The 1950s & Weird News Roundup!

    239: How To Date In The 1950s & Weird News Roundup!

    Sunday was International Women’s Day, so Bethany takes a look back to some ‘50s dating advice to show how far women have come (even if we have much further to go)! And Kathleen tells the class about a beach towel-eating python (don’t worry, the python’s fine), crazy watermelon snow, and more! Plus, as always, your voicemails :)

    • 1 hr 9 min
    238: A Conversation with “We Don’t Deserve Dogs!" - Bonus

    238: A Conversation with “We Don’t Deserve Dogs!" - Bonus

    Podcast crossover alert! Kathleen and Bethany sit down with Dr. Lisa Lippman & Richie Redding, the vet and comedian hosts of the podcast “We Don’t Deserve Dogs.” The group discusses topics like pet anxiety, how to know when it’s time to put your beloved pet down, whether or not Shetland ponies are assholes, a new soap opera called “Anal Expressions,” and more!

    • 51 min

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