39 episodes

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! Join Emmy® Award-winning journalist Nick Leighton and stand-up comic Leah Bonnema ("Late Show with Stephen Colbert"), the perfect odd couple, as they try to make the world a nicer, more polite place and offer up practical advice to help you smoothly glide through any situation. Please listen and subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

Were You Raised By Wolves? Nick Leighton

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    • 4.7, 454 Ratings

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! Join Emmy® Award-winning journalist Nick Leighton and stand-up comic Leah Bonnema ("Late Show with Stephen Colbert"), the perfect odd couple, as they try to make the world a nicer, more polite place and offer up practical advice to help you smoothly glide through any situation. Please listen and subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    Attending Zoom Parties, Wearing Cummerbunds, Giving Babies "Weird" Names, and More

    Attending Zoom Parties, Wearing Cummerbunds, Giving Babies "Weird" Names, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle wearing cummerbunds, attending Zoom parties, giving babies "weird" names, addressing letters to couples, handling complicated coffee orders, commenting on innocuous social media posts, taking out the garbage, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

    • 38 min
    Orienting Toilet Paper Rolls, Sending Insincere Invitations, FOMOing on Venmo, and More

    Orienting Toilet Paper Rolls, Sending Insincere Invitations, FOMOing on Venmo, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about installing toilet paper rolls, responding to insincere invitations, changing RSVPs, declining photos at tourist attractions, making inside jokes on Venmo, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 27 min
    Ordering at Drive-Thrus, Offering Tap Water, Passing Ports, and More

    Ordering at Drive-Thrus, Offering Tap Water, Passing Ports, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle passing decanters of port, ordering at drive-thru windows, offering guests tap water, taking advantage of tea enthusiasts, talking in elevators, using smart watches at the theatre, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

    • 38 min
    Using Knives on Salads, Holding Doors for Others, Tipping on Discounts, and More

    Using Knives on Salads, Holding Doors for Others, Tipping on Discounts, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about holding doors open for others, liking your own social media posts, cutting salads with knives, getting colleagues to respect your desk space, tipping when there's a discount, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 23 min
    Ghosting, Visiting Renaissance Fairs, Using Hot Towels, and More

    Ghosting, Visiting Renaissance Fairs, Using Hot Towels, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle using towels at a Japanese restaurant, ghosting, dressing appropriately for Renaissance fairs, speaking to flight attendants while wearing headphones, correcting people who get your name wrong, asking about a partner's opinion, visiting crowded museums, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

    • 28 min
    Receiving Tacky Gifts, Cracking Knuckles, Knocking Before Entering, and More

    Receiving Tacky Gifts, Cracking Knuckles, Knocking Before Entering, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about accommodating dietary restrictions, knocking before entering public restrooms, receiving tacky gifts, cracking knuckles in public, tipping on credit cards, asking inappropriate questions in groups, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
454 Ratings

454 Ratings

Summers Sez ,

Light, Fun, Informative

I look forward to every new episode.

kecg16 ,

Funny and helpful!

Nick and Leah are terrific! Personable and funny they offer both useful and interesting advice.

GlobalMusic ,

I am in love with Nick and Leah!

This show is SO delightful. I just marathoned all the episodes and CANNOT WAIT for the next one. More, please!! (I'll write you a hand-written thank you note!)

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