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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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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 3.3K Ratings

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.

    Weird “Wellness” Trends & Conspiracy Theory Fun

    Weird “Wellness” Trends & Conspiracy Theory Fun

    STOP what you’re doing and back away from that vaginal steamer! Kathleen wants to keep your insides *and* your outsides (front to back) safe from the crazy wellness trends that most of us are guilty of buying into. *cough* Apple Cider Vinegar *cough*. Then, Bethany’s Waze app took her on a route that was all cattywampus and it formed a conspiracy theory in her thinkin’ brain. She shares this and other suspicions she has!

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Bad Apple Blood & Acid Stickers - Bonus

    Bad Apple Blood & Acid Stickers - Bonus

    It's a family reunion because Bethany, Kathleen, and Dennis are in the same room for the first time since 2020! Somehow everyone ends up talking about the bad things they did as teens. Dennis thinks he's sandwiched between two goody two shoes. Bethany had a high-stakes run-in at Rick's Castle Foods. Kathleen reveals why she didn't get into Fordham. AND... Bethany is still mad about an apple she didn't get the chance to eat in 1997.

    • 29 min
    The Check-In: Corn Mazes, Zombies, & A Snore That Shook the Earth

    The Check-In: Corn Mazes, Zombies, & A Snore That Shook the Earth

    An Acquired Taste has a new bonus podcast! The Check-In is where Bethany and Dennis discuss their relationship, how they manage dating AND working together, and just generally tease each other in public. The Check-In comes out twice a month, right here on your Acquired Taste feed! Email us: thecheckinmailbox@gmail.com!


    After grading themselves on how they did in the relationship this week, serial-pranker Bethany sits Dennis down to let him know which two situations she will never joke about: being abducted, and......what?? Then, the two plan their strategy when the dead inevitably rise. (Hey Siri? Search "How to hotwire a Winnebago.")


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    • 49 min
    Am I the A-hole? & the Man from Taured

    Am I the A-hole? & the Man from Taured

    Get your powdered wigs on! It’s time to judge some people on the internet. Kathleen is bringing back a favorite and having Bethany (and special guest Dennis!) weigh in on Redditors who are wondering if they’re in the right or wrong. (Who knew driveways get could so heated??) Then, Bethany is telling her absolute favorite strange story about a mysterious European man who showed up in a Tokyo airport, claiming to be from a country that didn’t exist. Or did it?

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Weird Science Rundown & Shows That Were Cancelled Too Soon…and Not Soon Enough

    Weird Science Rundown & Shows That Were Cancelled Too Soon…and Not Soon Enough

    Welp, that cements it. The robots are rising sooner than we anticipated, thanks to some ill-advised scientists figuring out how to grow real human skin on a robot finger. Kathleen has that story - and why boy bands and frogs have more in common than you thought - on her weird science rundown! Bethany covers why streaming services like Netflix and HBO Max are canceling awesome shows after only a year or two, and she goes through some that should have been canceled waaaaaaay before they were. And the show ruins Gossip Girl. Again.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    The Check-In: Embarrassing Texts + A Bedtime Hiccup Nightmare

    The Check-In: Embarrassing Texts + A Bedtime Hiccup Nightmare

    An Acquired Taste has a new bonus podcast! The Check-In is where Bethany and Dennis discuss their relationship, how they manage dating AND working together, and just generally tease each other in public.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
3.3K Ratings

3.3K Ratings

Tpavarino ,

An Acquired check in!

Love Bethany and Kathleen, they always deliver a quality, funny and thoughtful podcast. And now we have the check in with Dennis, which I absolutely love. Now it’s time for Kathleen and Neil to do a check in podcast! Thanks Ladies (and Dennis) for the weekly break from all life’s stressors.

Rachel.12 ,

Bethany and Kathleen!!!

How do I describe a podcast that feels like a warmth of a breeze across the shoulder while chatting with good friends. Bethany and Kathleen are so down to earth and fun and informative on their chats. They are a pleasant part of each week.

ah mill aye ,

Adore

These girls are my best friends I've never met! I love their range of topics, sense of humor, and unique perspectives. They make me laugh.... like really laugh, and I look forward to new episodes each week. Thanks Bethany and Kathleen for making my weeks better and reminding me to take a deep breath ❤️❤️

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