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Join Becca Freeman and Olivia Muenter every Wednesday for a dose of books and banter, along with interviews with women who inspire us.

Bad On Paper Becca Freeman & Olivia Muenter

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Join Becca Freeman and Olivia Muenter every Wednesday for a dose of books and banter, along with interviews with women who inspire us.

    A Spring Life Catchup

    A Spring Life Catchup

    From new hobbies to writing stuff to upcoming travel and more, we’re taking this week to catch up on LIFE! 
     
    Substacks we’re into right now include Seester Seester by Ashley and Alexa Spivey, Gossip Time, Get it Write by Andrea Bartz, Hung Up with Hunter Harris.  
     
    (Also if anybody can relate to Olivia’s low, here’s a link to that Critter Catcher)
     
    Obsessions
    Olivia: Duluth women’s gardening overalls
    Becca: ilovemahj.com
     
    What we read this week
    Becca: Not In Love by Ali Hazelwood
    Olivia: Till Death Do Us Part Laurie Elizabeth Flynn out Aug 13
     
    This Month’s Book Club Pick - Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com)
     
    Sponsors
    Prose - Get your free consultation and 50% off at prose.com/bop
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    Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! 
    Pre-order Olivia’s Book, Such a Bad Influence!
    Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter!
    Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club!
    Subscribe to Becca’s Newsletter! 
    Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Three Things April 2024

    Three Things April 2024

    We’re back with another installment of three things! Get excited to talk toilet paper, unhinged online ads, anti-bucket lists, recommendation culture, and MORE!
     
    Olivia’s Things
    The Charmin toilet paper redesign (and the mundane parts of life we’d want to give a makeover)
    What you’d want to erase your brain to read/watch ‘for the first time’. (Ours are The Newsroom, The Idea of You, the Masterclass Pharrell Williams Maggie Rogers Video, Project Hail Mary)
    Common bucket list items we have zero interest in. 
     
    Becca’s Things
    This Facebook ad Becca got the other day. (Feat. @myfriendpaige of the My Friend Podcast)
    TV highlight: Becca’s is Loot and Olivia’s is Seeking Sister Wife | TV Lowlight: Becca’s is Starstruck and Olivia’s is The Regime
    Recommendation culture 
     
    Obsessions
    Olivia: Spiced Pumpkin Patchouli candle by Bath & Body Works
    Becca: Makeup by Mario Ethereal Eyes palette
     
    What we read this week
    Becca: The Heiress by Rachel Hawkins
    Olivia: Welcome Home, Caroline Kline by Courtney Preiss 
     
    This Month’s Book Club Pick - Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com)
     
    Sponsors
    Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month.
    Cozy Earth - Go to cozyearth.com and use promo code BOP for an exclusive 35% off. 
     
    Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! 
    Pre-order Olivia’s Book, Such a Bad Influence!
    Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter!
    Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club!
    Subscribe to Becca’s Newsletter! 
    Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

    • 1 hr
    Author and Podcaster Jo Piazza’s Three Things: Costco Underwear, Cold Plunging with the Eagles, and Cannoli

    Author and Podcaster Jo Piazza’s Three Things: Costco Underwear, Cold Plunging with the Eagles, and Cannoli

    This week we’re chatting Three Things with Jo Piazza! We also talk about her new book The Sicilian Inheritance, telling NFL players what to do, Easter Baskets & Cadbury Eggs, The Tooth Fairy, making cannoli, and more! 
     
    We Are Not Like Them, You Were Always Mine, Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win, The Knockoff, and How to Be Married. Just a heads up: Non-Kid-In-The-Car-Friendly convos ahead! 
     
    Jo’s Things
    Cold Plunging
    Costco Underwear
    Teaching herself how to make cannoli 
     
    Obsessions
    Olivia: Harry’s Grove Body Wash
    Becca: Brooklyn Best Peach Iced Tea
     
    What we read this week
    Becca: Just for the Summer by Abby Jimenez
    Olivia: This Wretched Valley by Jenny Kiefer
     
    This Month’s Book Club Pick - Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com)
     
    Sponsors
    Cozy Earth - Use code BOP for 35% off at cozyearth.com.
     
    Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! 
    Pre-order Olivia’s Book, Such a Bad Influence!
    Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter!
    Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club!
    Subscribe to Becca’s Newsletter! 
    Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.
     
     

    • 51 min
    Anita de Monte Laughs Last Book Club & Notes App Follow Up

    Anita de Monte Laughs Last Book Club & Notes App Follow Up

    This week we’re discussing our March Book Club Pick: Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xotchitl Gonzalez! We talk about the artists that inspired this story, the themes that impacted us the most, and more! We also share listener-submitted follow ups on our Notes App conversation.
     
    Obsessions
    Olivia - Elf Glow Reviver Lip Oil, Rose Envy
    Becca - Rhode skincare
     
    What we read this week
    Becca - Such a Bad Influence by Olivia Muenter
    Olivia - Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xotchitl Gonzalez
     
    This Month’s Book Club Pick - Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com)
     
    Sponsors
    Prose - get your free consultation and 50% off at prose.com/bop
    Cozy Earth - use code BOP for up to 35% off site wide at cozyearth.com.
     
    BOP Stuff: Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Or chat with us on Geneva. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast.
    Olivia’s Stuff: Pre-order Olivia’s Book, Such a Bad Influence (out 6/4). Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter.
    Becca’s Stuff. Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Subscribe to Becca’s Newsletter! Follow Becca on IG @beccamfreeman.
     

    • 1 hr 4 min
    March 2024 Three Things

    March 2024 Three Things

    It’s time for Three Things and we have a lot to cover, so let’s dive in! 
     
    Olivia’s things
    Kate Middleton
    A game FMKs 
    Our Favorite Substacks 
     
    Becca’s things
    What you do when you’re struggling with procrastination (get the Time Timer Becca mentioned here) 
    The State of Culture 2024 on Substack
    The Idea Of You Trailer
     
    Our favorite Substacks
    Feed Me by Emily Sundberg
    After School by Casey Lewis 
    Publishing Confidential by Kathleen Schmidt
    Extracurricular by Tembe Denton Hurst
    Morning Person by Leslie Stevens
    Beyond with Jane Ratcliffe
     
    Obsessions
    Becca: Jeffrey Campbell Pearl Mesh Ballet Flats
    Olivia: 1000 words by Jami Attenberg 
     
    What we read this week
    Olivia: 1000 words by Jami Attenberg 
    Becca: United by Cory Booker
     
    This Month’s Book Club Pick - Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xotchitl Gonzalez (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com)
     
    Sponsors
    Prose - Get your free consultation, then 50% off at prose.com/bop. 
    OSEA Malibu - Get 10% off your first order sitewide with code BOP at OSEAMalibu.com 
    Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month. 
     
    Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! 
    Pre-order Olivia’s Book, Such a Bad Influence!
    Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter!
    Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club!
    Subscribe to Becca’s Newsletter! 
    Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.
     

    • 1 hr
    What’s in Our Notes App

    What’s in Our Notes App

    The notes App can be used for more than celebrity apologies, so we decided to dedicate an episode to diving into what's in our Notes App! Specifically Notes App organization, the most useful notes we keep, the weirdest notes we find on our phones, and more! 
     
    Let us know the innovative/smart/weird ways you use the Notes App by calling in at 843-405-3157. 
     
    Obsessions
    Becca - Chobani Cinnamon French Toast Creamer
    Olivia - American Fiction 
     
    What we read this week
    Olivia: Vampires of El Norte by Isabel Canas
    Becca: Margo’s Got Money Troubles by Rufi Thorpe (out 6/11), Bride by Ali Hazelwood
     
    This Month’s Book Club Pick - Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xotchitl Gonzalez (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com)
     
    Sponsors
    McMillan - Listen to Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xochitl Gonzalez wherever you get your audiobooks!
    Cozy Earth - Get up to 35% off site-wide when you use the code BOP at cozyearth.com
     
    Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! 
    Pre-order Olivia’s Book, Such a Bad Influence!
    Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter!
    Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club!
    Subscribe to Becca’s Newsletter! 
    Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.
     

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4K Ratings

4K Ratings

bebaum ,

3/13/24 episode

i just wanted to say i was so encouraged by olivia and becca touching on the political state and their personal feelings about the upcoming election. as a very political person who is terrified of another trump term, i am really looking to people with a platform to use it for the good of our democracy. love all your episodes but just wanted to say thanks for the bravery involved in discussing politics on a non-political podcast.

Pucktennis ,

Wednesday fave

BOP is the first podcast I listen to in my Wednesday lineup. I could listen to a 3 things episode weekly if Becca & Olivia ever wanted to up the episode count to 2 per week 🤞.

duckpat ,

So fun!

I was an early listener because I loved Grace’s blog (which I still enjoy) but I stopped listening in the middle because I was bored by the interviews and Grace’s anecdotes just didn’t resonate with me. THEN Olivia joined and I’m obsessed again. So fun! Keep up all the bookish and routine and writing content please!

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