Just Between Us is a comedic variety show where Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn openly discuss everything from mental health to sex and all the stuff in-between. Each week, they’ll answer a question from a listener seeking advice, interview someone fascinating, participate in a rarely winnable game show and discuss a random topic affecting the world. Jump from highbrow to lowbrow in a single episode! Sometimes multiple times! Nothing is off limits for these New York Times best selling authors who are trying to destigmatize the world one hilarious episode at a time. Produced by Forever Dog Podcast Network.
Anti-Asian Racism with SuChin Pak and HYPOTHETICALS
Gaby starts off the episode by yelling at Allison for taking hot showers. They're then joined by former MTV VJ and all around badass journalist SuChin Pak to talk about her rise in media and how the last 15 months have shifted her view of the world. She discusses anti-Asian hate and her personal reckoning with her own history. It's powerful and intimate and followed by a rousing game of hypotheticals that is neither.
How To Get Over Heartbreak And Forced Adult Friendships
Gaby opens the episode by sharing highlights from their road trip through the beautiful weirdness of America. Allison and Gaby then answer a listener's question about healing from abrupt heartbreak--something Allison is unfortunately an expert on. And finally: forced adult friendships! Do you have to stay friends with people you no longer relate to or never really liked? Maybe???
Understanding ADHD with Jak Levine-Pritzker and HYPOTHETICALS
Jak Levine-Pritzker of Authentically ADHD (@authenticallyadhd) joins Allison and Gaby to discuss all things ADHD. Jak insightfully covers the variety of symptoms people experience, who gets overlooked when it comes to diagnosis, what part shame and rejection play, and how someone with ADHD can reframe their disorder in a capitalist world that’s stacked against them. (Small ask, we know!) Plus, Hypotheticals! Should you break up with your partner just to emotionally listen to Olivia Rodrigo? Yes, and good 4 u!
For more on the topic of ADHD, check out Allison’s Patreon episode with Mal Blum (@malblum) at patreon.com/emotionalsupportlady
When To Say I Love You And Athletes Prioritizing Their Mental Health
First, Allison has a hilarious “I love you” mishap with her new beau which leads Into a listener’s question about whether to say it to her girlfriend of two months. (Turns out, they completely disagree on the answer! Shocking!) And finally, a discussion about Naomi Osaka's groundbreaking decision to not speak to the media in order to prioritize her mental health. We love to see it!
When Your Partner Gets An HIV Diagnosis with Michele Dunn Baker
First, Gaby wants to be Allison's "momager." Allison is not into it. The duo then talk to Gaby's beloved aunt, writer Michele Dunn Baker, about her husband getting diagnosed with HIV one year into their marriage. Michelle shares their journey since learning the news in 1987 which includes saving his life with alternative medicine and brand new treatments, and how their love continues to thrive despite hardship. If you are a book agent or publisher interested in Michele's book about this experience, contact email@example.com.
Converting To Judaism And Gaby Buying A House
Allison and Gaby are off to a strange start but then again it's Gemini season! Allison and Gaby do their best to tackle a listener's question about whether someone can convert to Judaism even if they don't believe in a traditional, all-powerful god. Gaby then shares their recent adventures in real estate as they attempt to buy a house with their partner! Mortgage before marriage? Why not!
Really appreciated the ADHD episode. Thank you for your work!
I love this podcast. ❤️❤️❤️
The mental health series is so educational and Gaby and Allison so inspiring
Wacky is Fun
I am new to following both ladies on IG and listening to their podcasts. Wacky is fun. Interesting guests and enjoyable repartee. I learn something each time I tune in.