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A humorous podcast by Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig filled with thoughtful conversations ... and offering delicious takeaways.

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A humorous podcast by Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig filled with thoughtful conversations ... and offering delicious takeaways.

    THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE with V.E. SCHWAB

    THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE with V.E. SCHWAB

    “Do you think a life has any value if one doesn’t leave some mark upon the world?” These words swirl at the center of V.E. Schwab’s magnificent novel, THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE. K + K talk to Victoria about manifesting success vs. rolling with the punches, casual queerness in literature, perseverance and the importance of knowing your story is worth telling.

    WELCOME, WELCOME TO CARAVAL with STEPHANIE GARBER

    WELCOME, WELCOME TO CARAVAL with STEPHANIE GARBER

    Kathryn and Kate share quotes that have recently inspired them — “pessimism is a misuse of imagination” — a conversation inspired by the magical bestselling author Stephanie Garber who shares her wisdom about perseverance and the pivotal moment in her writing career that allowed her to keep creating.

    TINSELTOWN COOKIES with ZOSIA MAMET

    TINSELTOWN COOKIES with ZOSIA MAMET

    K&K discuss their varied reactions to on-screen awkwardness, then welcome actor (and yogi!) Zosia Mamet — part of the hit HBO show GIRLS and upcoming THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT — onto the show to talk about maintaining identity and sense of self in the swirl of Hollywood.

    CALMING MEDITATION with GINA CAPUTO

    CALMING MEDITATION with GINA CAPUTO

    A gift for Cookie Monsters ahead of Tuesday’s election: a breath-and body-focused meditation, from Free Cookies-favorite Gina Caputo, for staying in our bodies when our minds want to spin out into the stress-o-sphere.

    THE COOKIE AND THE DARK WATER with STUART TURTON

    THE COOKIE AND THE DARK WATER with STUART TURTON

    In honor of their quirky conversation with brilliant English writer Stuart Turton — of THE DEVIL AND THE DARK WATER — Kate and Kathryn share a list they’ve been building during quarantine about behaviors depicted in movies and on TV that NEVER happen in real life. 

    WHEN WE ALL VOTE with STEPHANIE YOUNG

    WHEN WE ALL VOTE with STEPHANIE YOUNG

    You can’t have a government that represents the people when the people don’t vote for them.” A little taste of the incisive insight from guest Stephanie Young, the managing director for culture, communications and media for When We All Vote. Want to vote but don’t know if you should do it early, by mail, or in person? Ready to make a difference but don’t know where to start? Stephanie breaks it all down. Tune in and vote: this episode is for you.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
437 Ratings

437 Ratings

cloondogg ,

One of the Best!

I have been listening to this podcast since day one - why I haven’t rated all this time is beyond me! I have been a fan of Kathryn Budig’s for years because of my love for yoga. Upon discovering she had a podcast, I was delighted to meet Kate Fagan, her lovely and amazing wife. The two of them perfectly compliment each other, make me laugh out loud often and always give me something to think about after listening. This podcast is perfect for everyone and I have been especially loving the interviews with the authors this season. This is the kind of feel good pod cast we all need right now. Kathryn, I’m all about the chocolate chip cookie, and I too, married someone that’s loves oatmeal raisin! Keep what you’re doing ladies!!

lildrabs! ,

Love it

The honesty is the best part! 💕

CoFro123 ,

Movie Tropes

Hilarious and all so true. I watch a lot of British TV and am fascinated by the fact that so many of the iconic detective shows take place in such small towns and villages. Morse, Endeavour, Miss Marple, Vera... how can there so many murders in these places? Wouldn’t they run out of people to kill ?

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