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Have you ever been ashamed of something that you love? Did a gaggle of 5th graders ever tease you mercilessly for your Lord of the Rings fan fiction or for eating McDonald’s in the shower? Well, there are two things Guilty Pleasure hosts Jackie Rae Aubel and Amanda Salvatore know for sure: 1: 5th graders are the worst and 2: If something makes you happy, it’s probably awesome. Explore the eclectic fandom of Jackie and Amanda’s guests every Monday where we celebrate, elaborate and experience YOUR odd interests.
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Podcasting - The Final Episode
For our FINAL EPISODE  hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel get meta and talk about THEIR guilty pleasure, THIS PODCAST! The ladies talk childhood dreams of being on the radio, favorite moments, and the ups and downs of making a little pod for the past 2 years! We are so grateful for the opportunity to make this podcast for you all and are so thankful you joined us for the ride. It was a good one.  So sit back, relax, grab the old photo alum, and get nostalgic for this episode. As always, thanks for listening. We can’t wait to share the next stage of our journey with you! To continue following the adventures of Amanda and Jackie - follow us on @guiltypleasurepodcast @jackieisawuesome and @amandasalvatore902 Songs:  Midnight Train to Georgia by Gladys Knight & The Pips Movie’ Out (Anthony’s Song) by Billy Joel
1:05:00
May 13, 2019
Self Care
Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel dive deep into YOUR guilty pleasure suggestion, SELF CARE! The ladies talk about bubble baths, therapy, and share YOUR self care tips!  So take out that sheet masks, draw the bath, and have your therapist on speed dial.  This  episode is here  to help you take care. Thanks for listening!
55:50
May 6, 2019
Tattoos
Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel dive deep into YOUR guilty pleasure suggestion, TATTOOS! The ladies talk about their experience with ink,  awkward dolphins , and share YOUR thoughts on the topic!  So sit back, try to relax, and brace yourself for this tramp stamp of an episode. Thanks for listening!
52:54
April 29, 2019
Karaoke
Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel dive deep into YOUR guilty pleasure suggestion KARAOKE ! The ladies talk about their first time taking the mic, bars vs private rooms, the Lion King, and list YOUR song suggestions!  So gather your friend, pick a song from the binder,  and belt the shit out of this episode. Thanks for listening!
54:24
April 22, 2019
Binge Watching
Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel dive deep into YOUR guilty pleasure suggestion, BINGE WATCHING! The ladies talk about their first binge experience, all of the TV shows including Sex and the City, The Soprano's, House of Cards, and Russian Doll (we promise, no spoilers) and how they find it hard to binge Gilmore Girls as adults (we got our reasons). They also mention what YOU are currently binging!  So pop the popcorn, get cozy on the couch, and get ready to binge this episode. Thanks for listening!
1:04:04
April 15, 2019
Trader Joe's
Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel dive deep into YOUR guilty pleasure suggestion, TRADER JOE'S! The ladies talk about their first time at the food store, drunk 13 year olds, Amanda's concept for her TJ's themed wedding, and try some of your Trader Joe's snack suggestions! Boy, you did not disappoint.  So cut yourself a slice of Brooklyn Chocolate Babka, unbutton those skinny jeans, and make room for this delicious episode. Thanks for listening!
54:25
April 8, 2019
Harry Potter
Welcome to Season 3! Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel dive deep into YOUR guilty pleasure suggestion, Harry Potter! The ladies talk about how they discovered the series, the magical Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, the hit Broadway play, eat some (utterly disgusting) wizard treats, and mention your picks for favorite movie and book (there are a few surprises)!  Enjoy the episode and as always, thanks for listening!
50:08
April 1, 2019
Season 3 - Coming Soon
Join Jackie and Amanda for season three of Guilty Pleasure - coming soon. Subscribe now.
02:51
March 18, 2019
Anime & Kakegurui w/ Couple’s Therapy!
Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with comedians and hosts of the live show and podcast Couples Therapy, Andy Beckerman and Naomi Ekperigin, about anime! Naomi and Andy talk about how they got into Kakegurui when they first moved to LA, the hypersexualization of women in anime, how every anime worth watching takes place in a high school, and come up with a new phrase for death! Naomi and Andy were an absolute delight! Enjoy the episode and as always, thanks for listening!
56:22
October 1, 2018
Coldplay with Skyler Stone and Todd Doram
Today, hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel bring back one of their favorite guests, Skyler Stone to talk about Coldplay! Skyler tells the entire story of his life in LA as mapped through Coldplay’s album releases! He also brings a friend, Todd Doram, for emotional support. As always, Skyler was an absolute delight! Enjoy the episode and as always, thanks for listening!
1:04:37
September 24, 2018
Titanic with Caitlin Durante of the Bechdel Cast
Today, hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talked with Caitlin Durante from the Bechdel Cast about Titanic! We talked about everything Titanic to Rose’s incredible wardrobe to Jack’s manic pixie dream boy-ness. We did our very own rendition of old Rose’s ‘Ah!’ moment at the end of the film and even, discuss the controversial (and quite frankly awful) alternate ending to the film.
1:02:47
September 19, 2018
Pets w/ Brea and Mallory from Reading Glasses
Today hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talked with Brea Grant and Mallory O'Meara from the Reading Glasses podcast about Pets! How many cats are too many cats? What kind of vehicle shaped litter box is the best for your cuddly creatures to relieve themselves in? Catio; yay or nay? These are just some of the many questions we went over with Brea and Mallory who, quite frankly, were an absolute delight. Enjoy the episode and as always, thanks for listening!
55:42
September 10, 2018
End of Summer Labor Day Special
Today, hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel went solo and talked about the guilty pleasures of summer! From ice cream, to above ground pools, to turning on our sex switches, to taking our pet goldfish out for walks, we covered it all. Did you want some nostalgia with your Labor Day? Good, cause we’re serving up A LOT of it on today’s episode.
53:10
September 3, 2018
Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives with Try It You’ll Like It
Today’s guests were the hosts of the hit podcast Try It You’ll Like It!, Winston Carter and David Zwick! Winston and David’s guilty pleasure is the hit Food Network show, Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives! We talked about America’s favorite, bleach blonde food personality, Guy Fieri and the ‘Triple D’ empire! We swap restaurant experiences and even taste test food from one of LA’s favorite fast food restaurants, Oinkster!
1:05:24
August 27, 2018
Golden Era of Hip Hop w/ the Daily Zeitgeist
Today’s guests were the hosts of the hit podcast The Daily Zeitgest, Jack O’Brien and Miles Gray! Jack and Miles’ guilty pleasure is the golden era of hip hop! We talked about the music that heavily influenced their early adolescence from Nas to Biggie to Tupac to even, MC Hammer! We swap stories about how we act when we come face to face with our musical icons and give you, the listener, album and song recommendations for the rest of the year!
1:00:20
August 20, 2018
Clickbait w/ Kelly Nugent
Today’s guest was actor, internet thing doer, and host of the Teen Creeps podcast, Kelly Nugent! Kelly’s guilty pleasure is clickbait! We talked about the terrifying magic of digital marketing and how it fuels our day to day activities with non-stop anxiety! We went deep into how information is presented to us online (spoiler: by tailoring headlines to make you want to click it) and how it influences our thoughts and beliefs!
43:43
August 13, 2018
Terry Pratchett Novels w/ Katelyn Hempstead
Today’s guest was comedian, writer and host of the Lizard People podcast, Katelyn Hempstead! Katelyn’s guilty pleasure is Terry Pratchett novels! We talked about Mr. Pratchett’s literary legacy, his powerful writing, how he styled his brows, and the impact his writing had on Katelyn’s life. And, guess what? IT’S TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN FOLKS! This episode was a delight and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
50:00
August 6, 2018
The Music of Max Martin w/ Will Hines
Today’s guest was actor, comedian, and podcaster Will Hines and his guilty pleasure is the magical music of Max Martin! We took a DEEP DIVE into your favorite pop hits of the last several decades which, oddly enough, are all produced by the same mysterious Swedish songwriter. And, guess what? We guarantee you’ll like every single one we talk about! This episode was a delight and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
55:53
July 30, 2018
UFO’s & Conspiracy Theories w/ Tom May of The Menzingers
Today’s guest was singer and guitarist of The Menzginers, Tom May and his guilty pleasure is UFO’s and conspiracy theories’! We went deep into your favorite secret organizations like the Illuminati and the Masons. We talked about life after death, aprons on the moon, nuclear missiles going offline, and other crazy bananas things that’ll beg the question, are we really alone in the universe? (Probably not). This episode was a delight and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
58:46
July 23, 2018
Dancing Alone in Our Room with Ethnically Ambiguous
Today’s guests were Anna and Shereen, hosts of Ethnically Ambiguous podcast, and their guilty pleasure is ‘dancing alone in our room’! We talked about some of your favorite songs to dance to, our favorite dance moves (COOTER SLAM), bedroom culture when we were kids, and self-discovery through dance. This episode was a delight and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
59:36
July 16, 2018
90s Crime Thrillers with Jon Gabrus
Today’s guest was Jon Gabrus, comedian and host of the High and Mighty podcast. Gabrus’ guilty pleasure is 90s crime thrillers! We talked about some of your favorite crime thrillers, Primal Fear, Runaway Jury, the Firm, and discuss how films like did a horrible job of accurately depicting the American justice system. We were even treated to Gabrus’ Al Pacino impression, honestly, it was delightful.
59:57
July 9, 2018
Cocktails with Rebekka Johnson from GLOW
Today’s guest was Rebekka Johnson, actress, comedian, producer and one of the stars of Netflix’s original series, GLOW! Rebekka’s guilty pleasure is cocktails! We talked our personal cocktail preferences, first cocktails, drinking in parks and so much more! We even drank some cocktails IRL, resulting in all three of us sliding deeper and deeper into our east coast accents.
58:08
July 2, 2018
SEASON ONE WRAP UP!
Today’s guest was no one, just us! We’re wrapping up Season 1 of Guilty Pleasure with the two of us chatting about how much we love Guilty Pleasure, how it came to be, and what’s coming down the pipe for Season Two! We also have (some) commentary from Chris Salvatore, Amanda’s wonderful Mom!
59:58
May 21, 2018
RuPaul’s Drag Race with Pete Byrnes
Today’s guest was Pete Byrnes a yogi, baker, and comedian who writes/performs at the Ruby and is also the newly single sound engineer for ‘How Is She Tho’, a Rupaul Drag Race recap podcast!
53:34
May 14, 2018
Disney with Rachel Chapman
Today’s guest was Rachel Chapman a writer, comedian and host of the Inside the Disney Vault podcast. Rachel’s guilty pleasure is Disney!
59:41
May 7, 2018
Dateline NBC with Jen Curran
Today’s guest was Jen Curran a writer and performer on Harvard Sailing Team and Co-Founder of The Ruby LA, LA’s first feminist and all-inclusive comedy theater. Jen’s guilty pleasure is Dateline NBC!
1:10:35
April 30, 2018
Medical Marijuana with Lindsay Stidham
Today’s guests was Director/ Producer/ Co-host of ‘Welcome to the Clambake’ - Lindsay Stidham and we talked medical marijuana! (Happy 420 ya’ll!)
44:52
April 23, 2018
Memes & Vine with Katie Willert
Guilty Pleasure is the podcast that celebrates, elaborates, and experiences our odd interests! Today’s guests was actor/writer/producer Katie Willert! Enjoy!
58:38
April 16, 2018
The Bachelor w/ Sarah & Alex Franklin
Guilty Pleasure is the podcast that celebrates, elaborates, and experiences our odd interests! Today’s guests are Sarah and Alex Franklin, hosts of “Trust The Bachelor Process” and we’re talking The Bachelor! Enjoy!
52:21
April 9, 2018
Eating In The Shower w/ Rachel Forman
Do you have a favorite comfort food? Enjoy taking a nice, hot shower after a stressful day? Ever combine the two? Well then fellow shower eaters, this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with LA-based comedian and writer Rachel Forman about her guilty pleasure, eating McDonald’s in the shower!
56:35
April 2, 2018
Michael Schur Shows w/ Chelsea Dallas Falato
On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with NY-based actor, writer, and comedian Chelsea Dallas Falato about Michael Schur shows! Chelsea is a bonafide expert and demonstrates that during our GP IRL when she absolutely decimates Jackie at “Parks and Rec” trivia. Chelsea was a fantastic guest; we hope you enjoy listening to her as much and we did!
54:05
March 26, 2018
60s & 70s Rock N’ Roll w/ Jackie’s Mom
On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Jackie’s Mom, Barbara; a New Jersey native who has seen most of today’s rock legends live and for a reasonable price! We talk about rock and country music of the 60s and 70s and it was flippin magical. We even listened to some of our favorite tunes - Zeppelin, Springsteen, and Gram Parsons - IRL! Barbara was a fantastic guest (and is an amazing Mom); we hope you enjoy listening to her experience as much and we
1:12:51
March 19, 2018
Cooking for Men w/ Ellen Clifford
On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with fellow podcaster and comedian Ellen Clifford about her guilty pleasure, cooking for men! We talk about our personal experiences with cooking and baking and talk about the reasons why Ellen (who btw - enjoys cooking for anyone) particularly enjoys cooking for dudes. We also do some “cooking” IRL! Ellen was a great guest and we hope you enjoy listening to her as much as we did talking to her!
53:32
March 12, 2018
In N’ Out Burger w/ The Fruit Flies
On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with LA-based indie band The Fruit Flies (Molly McCormick & Danni Parpan) about their guilty pleasure, In N’ Out! We talk the special sauce, secret sauce, bible verses, and using panty liners as deodorant. Tune in to hear Molly, Dani, Jackie and Amanda eat and describe their In N’ Out experience IRL!
1:02:39
March 5, 2018
Tarot Reading & Intuition w/ Heather Donaldson
On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with LA-based comedian Heather Donaldson about her guilty pleasure, Tarot! We talk psychics, crystals, intuition, ceremonies, moon rituals, and of course, tarot cards! What does the future hold for the Guilty Pleasure podcast? Tune in to hear Heather pull cards for both Amanda and Jackie!
1:04:49
February 26, 2018
It’s Murder Algae; Some People Call it Blood w/ Brant Cox
On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Brant Cox - the LA editor of the Infatuation all about his GP - The Weather Channel! We talk maps, we talk forecasts, and we even, make a little weather of our own in-studio! Brant was a fantastic guest and we hope you enjoy listening to him as much as we did!
59:20
February 19, 2018
Winter Sports Are Better Than Hot Weather Sports w/ Adrienne Kisson
On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with writer Adrienne Kisson about the wonderful world of the Winter Olympics! We talk opening ceremonies, the infamous Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan debacle, and blood and guts; because people could die at any moment! We also diverted for a couple minutes on water parks, but it was fun banter so we left it in there anyway.
47:24
February 12, 2018
Dads On Acid Are Very Handsy w/ Adrienne Airhart
Do you like experiences that expand your mind? Have you ever thought to yourself, “Gee - I wonder why I’m so anxious”? Are you curious about the medicinal healing properties of psychedelics? Well then dear budding psychonaut, this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with comedian, psychonaut and cannabis professional Adrienne Airhart about the wonderful world of psychedelics!
55:35
February 5, 2018
Remember the Virgin Megastore!? w/ Christina Cola
Do you love the aggressive melodies of today’s pop punk bands? Do you expel all of your excess energy in the mosh pit? Have you ever taken to a tallboy to the face during a rambunctious punk show? Well then “only other girl in the pit” - this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Christina Cola, an LA-based comedian and writer whose guilty pleasure is the punk band PUP!
56:03
January 29, 2018
Horror Movies w/ Costa Ciminello and Mitchell Slan
Do you love to be scared? Have you seen all of the Halloweens and Freddy Kruegers multiple times? Do you love a quick lobotomy in the morning? Well then fellow horror fanatic, this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Costa Ciminello and Mitchell Slan, two incredibly talented filmmakers who love horror movies!
1:07:09
January 21, 2018
Instagram Stalking and the Bader Meinhof Phenomenon w/ Kevin Chu
Are you a self-proclaimed social media detective? Do you have your Instagram on public because that’s just the right thing to do? Have you forgotten your ex-boyfriend’s last name, but know his social media handles by heart? Well then fellow sleuth, this podcast is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Kevin Chu, an LA-based improviser and storyteller, about his guilty pleasure, stalking people on Instagram!
58:34
January 15, 2018
WE WERE ALL ROOTING FOR YOU w/ Steph Garcia
Do you know how to smize? Can you attribute your fierce walk to the fabulous J Alexander? Like us, were you rooting for Tiffany in cycle 4? Well then fellow Top Model, this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Steph Garcia, an LA-based writer and performer, about the ground-breaking reality show America’s Next Top Model.
58:48
January 8, 2018
Best of Guilty Pleasure (2017)
On today's episode of Guilty Pleasure, Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel reflect on some of their favorite moments of 2017. From Burning Man to Keanu Reeves to Celine Dion, this medley episode will make you laugh, contemplate your life decisions, and shop at Target. Enjoy!
1:06:38
December 31, 2017
Holiday Special: It's a Wonderful Podcast! w/ Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel
On this very special episode of the Guilty Pleasure podcast, hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talk about Christmas, holiday traditions, and Jesus (not in a preachy way, but in a ‘huh, so that’s what people think’ kind of way). If you love eggnog, Christmas carols, and opening presents under the tree, then this episode is for you!
52:43
December 24, 2017
Bat Mitzvah Baseball & Mike Trout w/ Bobby Underwood
*Fun drinking game for this episode - take a shot every time we say ‘Mike Trout’! Do you know the difference between Mike Trout and Aaron Judge? Did your Dad enter your bat mitzvah to the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”? Do you also low key love musical theater? Then dear listener, this episode is for you!
1:01:22
December 18, 2017
Gluten Will Kill You w/ Zack Peter
Are you a fan of Gwyneth Paltrow and her lifestyle brand? Do you start your morning with a healthy dose of adaptogens? Are you like, so fucking fancy? Well then goopies, this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Zack Peter, the host of the #NoFilter podcast and PopSugar contributor.
53:10
December 11, 2017
Being a DJ w/ Vitamin G
Do you funnel all of your disposable income into flower crowns and sparkle tattoos? Have you ever started your day with a sunrise set? Do you ever look at a pile of NASA space junk and say, “I should burn this while dancing to music”? Well then dear music lover, this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Vitamin G, a Los Angeles-based DJ and good friend of Jackie.
1:01:09
December 4, 2017
Whore De Ovaries with the Jumble Queen w/ Molly Joy Wixon
Do you proofread your friend’s emails or papers just for funsies? Are you a self-proclaimed grammar snob? Have you ever thought to yourself, “man, the world would be so much better if there were more puns”? Well then dear english snob, this podcast is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Molly Joy Wixon, a Los Angeles-based actress, writer, and improviser and one of Amanda and Jackie’s favorite people of all time.
57:54
November 27, 2017
Thanksgiving Special: “I’m Going to Get Derailed on Turkey” w/ Dan Kohler
Do you find the origin of your food fascinating? Do you think the first “American Thanksgiving” is really a bunch of BS? Have you ever thought to yourself, “Gee, I wonder whatever happened to passenger pigeons?” Well then dear budding food researcher, this podcast is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Dan Kohler, a food scientist and culinary producer based in Los Angeles.
58:41
November 19, 2017
The TV Show FRIENDS w/ Max Spitulnik
Are you more of a Monica or a Rachel? How about a Chandler or a Joey? Do you and your friends like to do impromptu photo shoots in water fountains? Then guess what friend, this podcast is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Max Spitulnik, an LA-based writer who Amanda is casually dating.
53:03
November 13, 2017
An Unabridged and Hilarious History of Henry VIII w/ Amey Goerlich
Do you geek out on history? Did you do a DNA test and find out that you’re secretly to one of the most famous and vicious oligarchs of all time? Do you enjoy learning more about festering wounds?! Then guess what bud, this podcast is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Amey Goerlich, arguably one of the best improvisers of all time, about the history of The Tudors and Henry VIII!
56:26
November 6, 2017
Nourish Your Soul With Gossip w/ Maggie Marion
Do you love to dish? Spill the tea? Chit chat at the water cooler? Well then, this episode is for you fellow rumor lover! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with the hilarious and affable Maggie Marion about the joy of gossiping.
59:59
October 30, 2017
Crockpot Cooking w/ Alex Rose Wiesel
Are you a closeted homemaker? Do you spend most of your down time pinning slow cooker recipes? Do you love kitchen chit chat? Then put on your apron and buckle in, this episode is for you! On today’s episode of Guilty Pleasure hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with Alex Rose Wiesel, an LA-based actress and improvisor, all about the joy of crockpot cooking.
55:06
October 22, 2017
This Place Would Have Fewer Murders If They Had More Bagels w/ James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman
Do you love crime and murder? How about small town demographics? Better yet, are you interested in the wonderful world of podcasting? Well then this hyper-niche, but fantastic episode is for you! On today’s very special episode of Guilty Pleasure, hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel chat with James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman, two super funny standup comics and the hosts of two wonderful podcasts, Crime in Sports and Small Town Murder!
56:29
October 16, 2017
Catholic and Jewish RomCom Styles w/ Jackie Viscusi and Rosie Guarino
Do you love a good love story? Have you spent many a hungover morning watching Jennifer Lopez in The Wedding Planner on TBS? Do the Twilight movies ‘do something to your downstairs’? Then this episode is for you! On today’s episode hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talk with LA-based comedians Jackie Viscusi and Rosie Guarino about the wonderful world of romantic comedies!
1:01:42
October 9, 2017
Dr. Phil w/ Michael Longfellow
Do you enjoy judging strangers on television? Have you spent many a sick day snuggled up on the couch guessing who is the father? Do you receive all of your mental health advice from a middle aged southerner at 3pm? Then this episode is for you. On today’s episode hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talk with LA-based comedian Michael Longfellow about everyone’s guiltiest guilty pleasure, daytime television!
52:42
October 1, 2017
Fitting in at Target w/ Kristen McGregor
Do you like to procrastinate by shopping for all your home good needs at Target? Have you lost minutes, even hours, searching for deals at Bullseye’s playground? Are you currently wearing clothes by ‘Mossimo’ or ‘A New Day’? Then buckle in fellow garbage person because this podcast is for you!
56:11
September 25, 2017
X-Files and the Paranormal w/ Ryan Sprague
Do aliens really exist? Are human beings alone in this expansive universe? When in the ‘H’ ‘E’ double hockey sticks are Scully and Mulder gonna bone? Explore these questions and more on this supernatural episode of the Guilty Pleasure Podcast! Speculate on the existence of extraterrestrials with Amanda and Jackie as they talk with LA-based playwright, screenwriter, podcast host, and investigative journalist Ryan Sprague about his love of The X-Files and his personal passion for the paranormal.
57:38
September 17, 2017
Musicals w/ Casey Krehbiel
Whenever you make a playlist on iTunes or Spotify, is there at least one song from a Broadway musical thrown in there? Do you like a good, solo hike through the woods as you gently hum “Waving Through a Window” from Dear Evan Hansen? Then this episode, dear theater nerd, is for you!
1:03:38
September 11, 2017
Bad Netflix Originals w/ Kaja Martin
Ever find yourself scrolling through your Netflix feed debating whether or not you should watch ‘The Office’ for the 16th time or ‘30 Rock’ for the 12th time? Well, for some of us avid Netflix subscribers, desperation for new content oftentimes takes us deep into the depth of our Netflix recommended list until we find a totally unknown, totally random, and (most likely) totally terrible Netflix Original.
59:00
September 4, 2017
Keanu Reeves w/ Skyler Stone
On today’s episode of the Guilty Pleasure Podcast, hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talk with LA-based actor and comedian Skyler Stone about the one, the only Keanu Reeves. Did you know that there are 3 phases to Keanu Reeves career? Jackie and Amanda didn’t.
46:46
August 28, 2017
Sound Baths w/ Shannon Algeo
Are you mentally exhausted and physically drained from the whirlwind of news and politics from the past week (or the last 8 months)? Then this episode is for you! On this week’s episode of the Guilty Pleasure podcast hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel sit down with spiritual life coach, international yoga instructor and host of the SoulFeed podcast, Shannon Algeo! Shannon’s guilty pleasure is taking a nice, relaxing sound bath.
57:04
August 20, 2017
Celine Dion w/ Carlie and Doni
Have you ever loved a musician or band so much that you created a medley of their favorite songs? Have you ever crossed state lines and threw down serious money to see them in concert? Does your love of this artist not only permeate your closest friendship, but also your first and greatest friendship of all time (your mom)? Then you may have one or two things in common with this week’s guests Carlie and Doni and their guilty pleasure, Celine Dion!
57:56
August 14, 2017
Historical Pop Culture w/ Meg Favreau
Ever wonder what kind of jokes people told in the 1700s? Have you ever lost hours while paging through your parent’s old yearbooks, fascinated by the old trends and hairstyles? Perhaps you stumbled across your mother’s copy of “Happy Living! A Guide for Brides” and nearly threw up because the fact that something so incredibly sexist was published just a few decades ago makes you sick? If you answered yes to any of the questions above then this week’s episode is for you!
1:00:12
August 7, 2017
The Twilight Zone w/ Dani Fernandez
You unlock this door with the key of imagination, beyond it is another dimension, a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind...today’s guest is the delightfully entertaining Dani Fernandez and her guilty pleasure is ‘The Twilight Zone’!
1:03:43
July 31, 2017
Anne Of Green Gables w/ Andy Apuy
Do you like to start your week by smashing the patriarchy? Then this week’s episode is for you! Today’s guest, LA-based improviser Andy Apuy's guilty pleasure is the O.G., Y.A. feminist novel, Anne of Green Gables!
51:30
July 23, 2017
Star Wars w/ Zak Roland
Do you think you know everything there is to know about Star Wars? Think again! Today’s guest, LA-based comic and improviser Zak Roland, is a friggin Star Wars scholar and he’s here to throw some serious knowledge your way! Zak took hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel went deep into Star Wars and the extended universe. For example, did you know there were Star Wars books!? We didn’t!
56:29
July 16, 2017
Allen Iverson w/ Adam Lustick
Today’s guest was one of Amanda and Jackie’s favorite people, Adam Lustick! Adam’s guilty pleasure is his passionate, fiery fandom of NBA All-Star Allen Iverson who, in Adam’s words, is “epic as hell.” We covered a lot of topics in this episode, including big data, gefilte fish, NBA culture, Steph Curry and basketball hacking.
57:11
July 10, 2017
Jennifer Love Hewitt w/ Nelinda Palomino
If you grew up in the 90s, chances are you grew up watching Nelinda Palomino’s guilty pleasure on TV. From ‘Kids Incorporated ‘to ‘Party of Five’ to ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’, this week we talked about the iconic, choker-wearing Jennifer Love Hewitt!
1:00:03
July 3, 2017
MTV’s Catfish w/ Rebecca Edwards
If you’re a fan of MTV’s reality programming, then this episode is for you. Today’s guest is LA-based performer Rebecca Edwards and her guilty pleasure is the groundbreaking television show, Catfish! On today’s episode, hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talk with Rebecca about what it means to catfish, whether or not we’ve catfished, and how it relates to noodling.
1:02:30
June 26, 2017
Household Projects w/ Derek Carley
Do you procrastinate by doing household chores? Do you relish in the sweet, sweet triumph of a successfully completed mundane task? Can you get lost in giant stores like Ikea and Home Depot FOR HOURS? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you’ll love today’s guest, Derek Carley! Hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talk with Derek about life’s simple pleasures.
59:19
June 19, 2017
LARPing w/ Andy Erikson
Are you interested in going to wizard school for a weekend? Or perhaps you’d like to explore a new planet as a bounty hunter? Today’s guest, Andy Erikson has done both! On today’s episode Andy introduces hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel to the wonderful world of live action role playing aka LARPing!
57:50
June 12, 2017
Burning Man w/ Alex Shifman
Today’s guest was the wonderfully moustached, Alex Shifman! Alex actually shares a guilty pleasure with co-host Jackie Rae Aubel, and that guilty pleasure is Burning Man! Man oh man guys, we dug into it this week. Both Alex and Jackie had A LOT to say about Burning Man and the other half of this podcast, Amanda Salvatore, had A LOT of questions.
1:08:01
May 29, 2017
Wrestling w/ Marco Beltran
Today’s guest was the endearingly awkward, Marco Beltran! Marco’s guilty pleasure is pro wrestling and no, he’s not a fifth grader from 1997. We talked about the very emotional connection Marco has to wrestling, which wrestlers are sexy (surprise surprise, Amanda and Jackie have the same taste in wrestlers) and which wrestlers are dead. Want to play a fun drinking game during this episode? Take a shot every time Amanda recits Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s infamous catch phrase.
1:04:44
May 22, 2017
Entourage w/ Santosh Reddy
Today’s guest was the incredibly funny Santosh Reddy! Santosh’s guilty pleasure is HBO’s Entourage! We talked about the best (and worst) things about Entourage, the base level hotness of all actors, and how much Santosh loves season one of the OC. Hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talk about their first impressions of Entourage and about whether or not they found Vincent Chase attractive. Spoiler: they don’t.
52:39
May 15, 2017
Being a Music Detective w/ Cory Willis
Today’s guest was New York expat and now, LA-based comedian and improviser Cory Willis! Cory’s guilty pleasure is... organizing music files! Seriously, it’s actually pretty fascinating. Cory has well over 10,000 music files and he’s always organizing the hell out of them. Cory’s philosophy is to embrace the lowercase and always, always use underscores.
57:43
May 1, 2017
Assassin's Creed w/ Tim Noonan
Today’s guest was LA-based comedian Tim Noonan! Tim’s guilty pleasure is Assassin’s Creed! Hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talked with Tim at about the Assassin’s Creed video game series and how Tim uses them as a way to wind down and escape from reality. We also talked about Tim’s love of candles, defined the term “balmer of ale”, and gave Blue Apron a completely free and enthusiastic endorsement!
52:52
April 24, 2017
Dungeons & Dragons w/ Jordan Pridgen
The Guilty Pleasure podcast is the show that celebrates, and elaborate on, people's odd and embarrassing interests! Today's guest was Jordan Pridgen and his guilty pleasure is DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS! If you've ever wondered how D&D and other RPGs work, this is the episode for you. In addition to explaining D&D to Amanda and Jackie (who are total noobs), Jordan talked at length about the clandestine D&D sessions him and his friends were forced to partake in during high school.
51:19
April 17, 2017
Boy Meets World w/ Ryan Pigg
The Guilty Pleasure podcast is the show that celebrates, and elaborate on, people's odd and embarrassing interests! Today's guest was Ryan Pigg! Hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talked with Ryan about their mutual love of the best sitcom of all time, 'Boy Meets World'! Seriously, we just geeked out about Boy Meets World, so if you loved Cory Matthews and Shawn Hunter, you'll love this episode. If you loved 'Friends' on the other hand, maybe not so much
47:57
April 9, 2017
Will Smith w/ Nathaniel Boggess
Today's guest was Nathaniel Boggess. Hosts Amanda Salvatore and Jackie Rae Aubel talked with Nathaniel about his love of Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (also know as, Will Smith). We also talked about Bad Boys 2, how to adapt Footloose into a non-musical play and Amanda and Jackie's mutual love of Jeff Bridges.
58:07
April 2, 2017
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