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Backstreet's Back Podcast

Backstreet's Back Podcast

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In our first season, Taylor a die hard Backstreet Boys fans teaches Jacob, a not so big Backstreet Boys fan, all about the Boys. Jacob masters all his BSB teachings and is now promoted to BSB superfan. In season two, Taylor and a few of her friends Lori, Melly, & Medina discuss all things Backstreet Boys. Each episode is specific to a guest or theme relating to the boys and we even dive into serious issues relating to bullying, mental health, addiction, and social justice with a BSB lens. We're a fun boy band podcast - but also deep!
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Episode 23: Backstreet's Back 1997 Album Review

Backstreet's Back Podcast

EP37: The Kaira Williams Interview
We sat down with the talented and funny Kaira Williams to discuss her book "Im fangirling". We chatted all about the New Kids on the Block cruises and compared them to the BSB cruise. We even went into her heated feuds with Aaron Carter and AJ Mclean (they know what they did).  We also learned about "Spoonies" and Spoon Theory -thanks Medina for that tidbit! You can go buy her book at
May 19, 2021
Check out our new theme song!
Please check out our new theme song courtesy of Gavin and Mike from the band Ukdian and Melly our cohost for the liner. Hope you like it!
May 19, 2021
EP36: "Girl talk with Ro" (Mrs. Rochelle Mclean)
Taylor, Medina, Lori and Melly sit down with the beautiful, sassy and oh so classy Rochelle to talk about her life growing up, body issues, being a mother and raising two young daughters, politics and current events. She even mentions her husband a bit who is in an up and coming group. He even makes a slight appearance to say hello. Sorry folks, don't remember his name but I think you can google him.
May 12, 2021
EP 35: "Dear Denise": Life Advice from AJ's Mom
Medina, Lori and Taylor meet with our favorite Life Coach and Backstreet Boy mama Denise Solis to share her life coaching advice. We sit down with her to have her answer and share advice to not only the fans but for ourselves as well! 
April 9, 2021
EP34: The Business of Ava Dean Beauty: Interview with Josh Naranjo
Medina and Taylor sit down with Co-Founder, "Mr. Jack of all Trades" Josh Naranjo to talk all things Ava Dean Beauty. He shares with us the vision of Ava Dean Beauty, the mission of acceptance and breaking down barriers and stereotypes of what and who nail polish is made for.   Ava Dean Beauty of more then just the face of Mr. AJ Mclean, so take a listen and hear all about the quality of this product. Also we encourage you to go buy their products at *Disclaimer* This podcast was NOT sponsored by Ava Dean or AJ Mclean -we just really love the product.
March 25, 2021
Fan Girl Mini Series EP7: Fangirls Night Out!
Join me as I chat with the ladies of "Fangirls Night Out" Danielle, Britt, Kelsey and Brianne. We talk about everything from Nick Carter love handle time stamps, Justice for Howie, their merch stores, onesies and who makes them Fangirl the most!  Four boss ladies taking the fangirl world by storm. #justiceforhowie
March 19, 2021
Fan Girl Mini Series EP6: Denver Meers
I sit down with Denver Thomas (aka Denver Meers) to discuss her new webpage We chat about "This is us", Kevin not getting enough attention, and her favorite podcast episode. Go buy all her drawings and check out her site!
March 3, 2021
EP32: "Unbreakable" Album Review
Jacob and I invite Gavin from "Major's Mess Hall Podcast" to help us review the Backstreet's Boys album "Unbreakable". The first album since Kevin's departure in 2007. We also sample a couple tracks from Gavin's upcoming album with his band Ukdian.  WARNING: This review is not for the faint of heart.
February 19, 2021
Fan Girl Mini Series EP3: The ladies from "Boy Band Break"
We join the cast of boy band break to talk all things boy bands. My favorite topics included the Lou Pearlman Séance, boy band obituaries (I promise the episode wasn't this dark), and why we are all sleeping on "O-Town" (hee hee sleeping on O-Town). Follow their podcast on on iTunes, Spotify, anchor, and wherever else you find podcasts.
February 13, 2021
EP 31: The Denise Solis Interview: AKA AJ Mclean's Mom
Jacob, Medina, and I sit down with the lovely Denise Solis to talk all things AJ from prank wars to his journey of sobriety. We get into her journey as a life coach, advice for those wanting to get into the business and her experience with Lou Perlman. Denise also gives us her unfiltered take on the Brian & Leighanne political saga and where we go from here. Buckle up and enjoy the journey! 
February 8, 2021
EP 30: AJ's Back, Alright!
We are back for round two of AJ Mclean! The first AJ episode two years ago might not have been the complete AJ episode you wanted so we are doing this one right. We brought back Medina, our resident AJ expect to discuss her AJ fan page "AJ McLean Desires", talk about his podcast "Pretty Messed Up" and his road to recovery. 
February 5, 2021
EP29: Where can we go from here? The Brian Episode
Jacob returns to talk to me about what has been going on in the fandom this past week and recap the recent events in the United States. We have an honest dialogue about how we move forward as a fandom that has been divided. We also conclude with a letter from a Brian fan that openly struggles with being a transgender fan not sure how to move forward.
January 10, 2021
EP 28: The Pollyanna Dorough Interview
In the BIGGEST INTERVIEW we have ever, ever had we sit down with the talented and charismatic Pollyanna Dorough. You might know her as the sister of our very own Howie D. of the BACKSTREET BOYS. Melly and I sit down with Pollyanna to talk everything from the history of the Backstreet Boys, growing up with Howie D., her musical career, and review her album "Wings of Hope". She even humors me as we play "Marry, Kiss, Kill" with the Backstreet Boys followed by a fan Q&A and very special contest announcement. Everything I have ever done as a fan has led to this moment and nothing else matters!!! So check it out!
January 2, 2021
EP 27: A Nick, Howie and AJ fangirl walk into a bar
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Season 2 KICKOFF baby!!!! In the season two opener I have invited Melly and Medina to come join me to discuss what's been going on with the boys. We talk about all the elephants in the room from AJ's devastating elimination from DWTS, Baylee's upcoming performance, Nick on twitch, and Howie and Kevin, well being Howie and Kevin.  We have also discovered a new word called AJitis. It will make more sense when you listen.
January 2, 2021
Fan Girl Mini Series EP5: Karah from "BSB Fan Girls"
I sit down to talk to Karah, the owner of "BSB Fangirls", a website devoted to all things BSB. We talk about all her projects within BSB Fangirls from her merch store,  fan fiction, "a fangirls guide" how to classes, and the fangirl diaries. We also discuss the debate on AJ completing projects and make some unsolicited career advice about Baylee's country music career. 
January 2, 2021
Season 1 Finale, Episode 26: Never Gone (Jacob's Last Episode)
We're BACK(!!) for another album review. This time it's Never Gone, the last album Kevin would do before a 6 year hiatus from The Boys. Coincidentally, this is also Jacob's last episode (for now or forever, who knows??) and also the conclusion to Season 1. Also in this episode, Taylor talks about Aaron Carter's stint in porn and Jacob shuts it down fast. Drink every time a song gets a perfect rating from Jacob,
December 31, 2020
Fan Girl Mini Series EP4: Sara from "What Happens on the Backstreet"
Sara from "What Happens on the Backstreet" chats with me about her uber popular blog. who her favorite BSB is,  her most controversial post, her charity work (she would hate that I said that), and I describe how she is a care bear. Yep, that's all I brought to the table. You can follow her page on and
December 25, 2020
Fan Girl Mini Series EP2: Rose from "The Dark Side"
Episode 2 of our mini series continues with Rose, blogger of "The Dark Side of BSB". We get into some of the popular blogs she's written, the infamous YouTube page with over 22K subscribers - so popular Kevin shared videos from her page! We also get into a fun tangents about DWTS and how Kevin would absolutely win. Check out Rose's page at:
December 11, 2020
Fan Girl Mini Series EP1 : Kimm Moekotte
We kick off our Fan Girl Uncensored Mini Series with the very talented and lovely Kimm Moekotte. Kimm is an incredibly talented artist that does portraits of all the backstreet boys. We talk about the work she has done and future projects coming up.  Follow her page at:
December 5, 2020
Season 2: New changes
Mini Promo of what is to come for season 2 of backstreets back podcast
November 7, 2020
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November 7, 2020
Episode 25: The Howie Episode (The Only Episode That Matters)
We're back (!!!) again, with our 25th episode, The Howie Episode. In this episode we talk about Howie (duh!!) and also get some great Howie Details from Melly of Howie D's World. Melly also joins us for our review Howie's kid's album, Which One Am I? Additional commentary from Melly's friend, Medina. Biden/Harris 2020
August 23, 2020
Episode 24: Drama, Drama, Drama
Hello and welcome BACK(!!) to the Backstreet Boys podcast everyone can't seem to stop talking about. In this episode, we touch on backlash for certain comments that had been made in previous episodes, Taylor says something "controversial" yet again, Jacob recites a Satanic prayer to the tune of "I Want It That Way", and the gang review a '96 Tiger Beat article in which they find several references that suggest Kevin has ties to the illuminati. Drink every time Jacob says the word "moist".
July 12, 2020
Episode 23: Backstreet's Back 1997 Album Review
And we're back with another episode. This time we review the 1997 album, Backstreet's Back. Jacob makes a couple jokes that don't land and/or backfire, Taylor obsesses about how great Brian's voice was on this album. Drink every time Michael Jackson is referenced or whenever we make a joke and you don't laugh at it.
June 29, 2020
Episode 22: BLM Prelude to the Backstreet's Back 1997 Review
We're BACK (!!!!) with another album review, the 1997 Backstreet's Back album to be precise, but before we get into that... Black Lives Matter.
June 24, 2020
Episode 21: Backstreet Boys 1996 S/T Review
We're BACK(!!) with yet another episode. This one has been recorded and edited since Memorial Day but since everything went to shit really hadn't been motivated to post this. But here it is finally as we start to get back into things. In this episode we review Taylor and Jacob review the Backstreet Boys' 1996 self titled album. We talk about some other stuff too but I can't remember at this point. Enjoy!!
June 14, 2020
Episode 20: We're Back!! (Again, again)
We're BACK(!!), after a 6 month hiatus with a brand new, just-okay episode. As our first episode of 2020 and after being gone for a while Taylor and Jacob catch up on whats been going on in their lives and The Boys' lives as well.
May 10, 2020
Episode 19: DNA Concert Review (Drink All The Time)
We're BACK(!!) with our 19th episode where we review the DNA concert that we saw months ago. Taylor talks about her emotional and beautiful experience at the show while Jacob relives trauma. Drink all the time.
October 10, 2019
Episode 18: Tha Carter III (Drink Everytime We Say "Carter")
We're BACK(!!) with the final installment of our look at Nick Carter with Episode 18: Tha Carter III. In this episode we look at Nick's ventures in the realm of reality tv, Jacob picks on Florida, and Taylor has a lot to say about Aaron Carter. Drink everytime we say the word "Carter".
September 15, 2019
Episode 16: Nick Carter Pt. 1 (Drink Everytime We Say "God Help Us/You")
And we're BACK(!!) with more garbage for you to listen to. If you've already listened to Episode 17: Nick Carter Pt. 2, well get ready cause here's the first part for that episode, Episode 16: Nick Carter Pt. 1. In this episode we talk about The All American Nick Carter, we do an interview with Maleela (Instagram @Nicksbananapeel) and Jacob gives his take on the solo efforts of Nick Carter's music. Drink everytime we say, "God help us/you."
August 21, 2019
Episode 17: Nick Carter Pt. 2/Lori Interview (Drink Everytime Something Scandalicious Is Mentioned)
We're BACK (!!!) with the second part of our Nick Carter episode (Part 1 coming soon) where we interview close friend and fan of Nick, Lori (Insta: sweetcak3slo) as she gives us juicy insights to our boy. Drink everytime something SCANDALICIOUS is mentioned.
August 14, 2019
MiniSode: DNA Pre-Game (Drink if you know what a Limp Bizkit is)
We're BACK(!), kinda, with a mini episode. In this mini episode we basically just talk about the upcoming Backstreet Boys show that we will be attending this Saturday 8/10 in Chicago. More episodes to come including our DNA Tour review show. Hope you guys like to be disappointed. Love, Jacob.
August 8, 2019
Episode 15: BSB Therapy Episode (Pour One Out Everytime Your Heart Tells You To)
We're BACK(!!) with Episode 15: BSB Therapy. This episode we read letters sent to us from Backstreet fans letting us know how the Boys have helped them in difficult times. Taylor also opens about recent events that have happened in her life and also how the Boys have helped her in the healing process. Jacob tells about his wacky trip to NYC.
June 3, 2019
Episode 14: The "We're Back!!" Episode (Drink Whenever We Mention "The Kids")
We're BACK!! Again. After another long hiatus (see: Episode 12: Black & Blue description) we are back with another episode. In this episode we talk about the Grammys and Lady Ga-Ga, check in with @BackstreetBoysMemes (INSTA), Taylor asks a lot of questions, and Jacob refers to Brian as something unspeakable, but not un-bleep-able. Drink everytime we mention "The Kids".
April 18, 2019
Episode 13: DNA (Drink Everytime Taylor Freaks Out)
DNA (noun): Any of various nucleic acids that are usually the molecular basis of heredity, are constructed of a double helix held together by hydrogen bonds between purine and pyrimidine bases which project inward from two chains containing alternate links of deoxyribose and phosphate, and that in eukaryotes are localized chiefly in cell nuclei. It is also the title of the newest Backstreet Boys album which we review. Rubie aka @lady.bone.mclean (Instagram) joins us again on this episode. We rate each song, in between we have some BSBuddies doing covers from DNA, and Taylor shows her true, irrational, psychotic colors. Drink everytime Taylor freaks out. Also, pray for Rubie and Jacob everytime Taylor freaks out.
January 27, 2019
Episode 12: Black & Blue (Get Black-Out Drunk Everytime We Say "Blue")
We're BACK(!!) after a long hiatus and we review the Boys' fourth album, Black & Blue. Taylor and Jacob rank each song, Taylor lists her top 5 (+ 1 more) favorite albums of all time, and Jacob stops to go to the bathroom several times during the episode. Get black-out drunk everytime we say the word "Blue".
January 22, 2019
Episode 11: AJ (Drink Everytime We Say 'AJ' And By The End Of This Episode You'll Be Dead)
We're BACK(!!) with a very new and long episode. Rubie aka Lady.Bone.McLean joins us again as we talk about AJ. In this episode Jacob has too much to drink, we have an exclusive interview with "AJ Style Files" Taylor quizzes Jacob and Rubie on how well they know AJ, Rubie sings, and Brian is brought up more times than he should in an episode that is supposed to be about AJ. Drink every time we say 'AJ'.
December 19, 2018
Episode 10: Dead 7 Review (Drink everytime Taylor says "Rosie" or Jacob says "Joey/Whiskey Joe")
We're BACK(!!!) with a new episode, our review of Nick Carter's zombie western flick, Dead 7. Joining us is a special guest co-host, Rubie aka @lady.bone.mclean (Instagram), who helps us make sense of a boyband zombie apocalypse movie. Taylor says some not very nice things, Jacob becomes obsessed with Joey Fatone, and Rubie gets called Rosie several times. Drink everytime Taylor says "Rosie" or Jacob says "Joey/Whiskey Joe". Also, Happy 2nd night of Hanukkah.
December 4, 2018
Episode 9: Millenium (Drink Everytime 'Millenium/WIllenium' Is Mentioned)
We're BACK(!) with Episode 9: Millenium. You guessed it listeners, it's about the Boys' hit album, Millenium. Jacob rates each song and is very critical and unreasonable and Taylor brags about being a loser in high school. This episode is dedicated to our perfect fans. Drink everytime Millenium/Willenium is mentioned.
November 13, 2018
Episode 8: It's Halloween, Everybody!! (Drink Everytime A Monster Is Mentioned)
We're BACK(!) with a brand new episode, "It's Halloween, Everybody!!" In honor of Halloween, we review the Boys' spookiest video, Everybody (Backstreet's Back) (1997). Taylor tells some ghost stories, we play a revised round of Marry, Bone, Kill, and Jacob says "Mazel Tov" like three times. Drink everytime a monster is mentioned, and if you want, take a shot whenever Jacob says "Mazel Tov". Happy Halloween!!
October 29, 2018
Episode 7: Beth Interview (Drink Everytime We Say "Beth" or "Video")
We're BACK!! with a new episode, Episode 7: Beth Interview. In this episode we got a chance to interview Beth who was in the I Want It That Way (1999) music video. We play a confusing game of Would You Rather, and Jacob decides which Backstreet Boy would most likely take the Megabus. Drink everytime we say "Beth" or "video".
October 21, 2018
Episode 6: The Kevin Episode (Drink Everytime We Say "Kevin")
In this episode we focus on Kevin, the father of the BSBs. We also have two special interviews (our firsts) and featured music (also our first.) Jacob takes a quiz on Kevin and scores higher than average. Drink everytime we say "Kevin", swoon anytime we mention Daniel Day Lewis.
October 15, 2018
Episode 5: Documentary, my dear Watson!! (Drink Everytime Jacob Says Something "Nice")
We're BACK(!) with Episode 5, Documentary, my dear Watson!! In this episode, yep, you guessed it, we talk about the Backstreet Boys Documentary, 'Show 'Em What You're Made Of' (2015). Jacob expresses his Likes and Dislikes about the film, Taylor reveals her true feelings about Howie, and they both play a round of "Marry, Bone, Kill". Drink everytime Jacob says something "nice" about the boys.
September 30, 2018
Episode 4: Backstreet Cruise Part 3 (Drink Everytime Someone Says a Word/Phrase Beginning With 'O')
We're BACK(!) with episode 4, Backstreet Cruise Part 3. This is the final part to the cruise episode, Thank God. Taylor reflects on the best parts of the cruise, Jacob gets even more confused, and the final day of the cruise takes an unexpected turn. Drink everytime someone says a word or phrase beginning with 'O', OR whenever U really need 2 drink.
September 24, 2018
Episode 3: Backstreet Cruise Part 2 (Drink Everytime Taylor Curses Like A Sailor)
And we're BACK(!) with episode 3, Backstreet Cruise part 2. in this episode we pick up where we left off in episode 2, Taylor discusses her altercation with a "fellow" BSB fan during the cruise, Jacob finds out how The Bachelor and Dancing With The Stars work, and they attempt to guess what each BSB's alcoholic spirit drink is. Drink everytime Taylor curses like a sailor.
September 16, 2018
Episode 2: Backstreet Cruise Part 1 (Drink Everytime Brian or Hell Are Mentioned)
We're BACK(!) with our second episode. This episode (which is actually part 1 of 3) focuses on Taylor's experience on the Backstreet Boys European cruise event from 2016. Also, Jacob takes a Backstreet Boys quiz to find out which Backstreet Boy he is most like. Drink everytime Brian or Hell are mentioned.
September 2, 2018
Episode 1: BSB Meet & Greet (Drink Everytime Jacob Says 'Howie')
Welcome to Backstreet's Back Whatever, a Backstreet Boys podcast, the first of its kind. In this 1st episode, Taylor and Jacob do a meet and greet, talk about the Backstreet Boys and their connections with them, and Howie.
August 26, 2018