10 episodes

Co-Hosts Mark and Steve unpack the nuances of Trader Joe's culture and products.

Talkin' Trader Joes Mark and Steve

    • Comedy
    • 4.3 • 48 Ratings

Co-Hosts Mark and Steve unpack the nuances of Trader Joe's culture and products.

    Ep. 135 Dating on Lockdown/Debut of TJ's 2020 Anthem/Special Guest Dr. Ron Babbage

    Ep. 135 Dating on Lockdown/Debut of TJ's 2020 Anthem/Special Guest Dr. Ron Babbage

    Our hosts pour their hearts out, debuting their dueling 2020 summer anthems "Always Joes" & "Unite".  Dr. Ron Babbage unpacks how the Coronavirus has affected the culture at Trader Joe's, and a new romance energizes Mark.

    • 27 min
    Ep. 134 Corona Frenzy/TJ's Guided Meditation/Joe Coulombe

    Ep. 134 Corona Frenzy/TJ's Guided Meditation/Joe Coulombe

    Mark and Steve explore shifting norms at TJ's due to the Corona Virus, mourn the death of Trader Joe's founder Joe Coulombe & Steve offers a guided meditation--  taking us through a rejuvenating visit to Trader Joe's.
     
     

    • 22 min
    Ep. 133 How to Talk to Your TJ's Crush

    Ep. 133 How to Talk to Your TJ's Crush

    Mark and Steve cover a lot of ground in this wide-ranging episode. They hash out some recent conflicts. We hear a clip from Mark's unreleased solo episode. Mark gives some expert advice on how to talk to your TJ's crush. They also get into bag ethics and usage. 

    • 21 min
    Ep. 132 TJ's Threatens Us With Legal Action

    Ep. 132 TJ's Threatens Us With Legal Action

    Mark and Steve feel besieged after receiving a strongly worded message from Trader Joe's Lawyers. They begin to process what this means for the podcast and attempt to weather this crises in the Trader Joe's fan community. 
    Later in the episode, Mark and Steve share some basic tips on check-out etiquette. 
     

    • 13 min
    Ep. 131 The Pumpkin Crises

    Ep. 131 The Pumpkin Crises

    Don't miss this explosive new episode. Mark & Steve talk about the change of seasons, unpack how your preference for Carne Asada or Al Pastor reveals a lot about your personality, and dive into some very controversial territory-- taking on Trader Joe's CEO Dan Bane directly. 

    • 14 min
    Ep. 130 Behind the Pod: A Visit from Maggie & Jake Gyllenhaal

    Ep. 130 Behind the Pod: A Visit from Maggie & Jake Gyllenhaal

    We dip behind the scenes of episode 130 and share a visit from two of our favorite actors...

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

Super Ear-o ,

Level 3 Shopper

What wonderful knowledge to know *I* am a LEVEL 3 Trader Joe shopper!! I am so excited that I there is a guide to allow me to move to the higher levels... Thank you!! Never more will I wear Hawaiian shirts (what??) to TJs; a faux pas that I did not know I was committing.

These guys have it all... including a pre-shopping meditation and “what to wear” to BE a part of the TJ experience... LOVE LOVE LOVE the snarky dry wit of these guys!! It’s a MUST for those who get the humor, obviously.

Heysuzen ,

Drinking and biblical reading blends analytically

When drinking & analyzing biblical prose become much more realistic and become relaxant and crazy yahway craziness is questioned.

Basically the Bible has the crazies information so don’t believe. Honestly. Nothing that you thought was true is

This is all crazy,nothing being said is true.

liprobinson ,

I’m crushed

to learn that their email address doesn’t exist.

Since you asked...

Where was I when I heard that Kobe had died?
I was at my Trader Joe’s

... when I heard that Joe had died?
Trader Joe’s

... when Corona virus hit my city?
That’s right, Trader Joe’s

Starting to worry it’s bad mojo there.

Not only that, but my Joe’s DOESN’T OFFER COFFEE SAMPLES!

And, since I live in a backwards city/state (Pittsburgh, PA), they don’t sell wine or alcohol of any kind at my Joe’s.

I gotta move back to New Orleans.

thanks for the pod!

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