#relevant

#relevant

By Erin Garnett & Kat Martinson
Ever wondered why something is "trendy"? Like...why did Crocs get so popular? Or, why are people trying to steam parts of their body that shouldn't be steamed? Then this is the podcast for you.

Hosts Erin Garnett and Kat Martinson sit down each week to discuss trends, both new and nostalgic, the history behind them, and how they impact your daily life.
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S03:E01 - Smells Like Quarantine Spirit
The girls are back in [socially distant] action! Follow along as Kat dives into the newly approachable world of Bon Appetit's You Tube, and drools over both the food and the chefs. Erin takes you inside the wild world of Roller Derby and enjoys a community that appreciates a good pun. 
47:47
April 28, 2020
S02:E06 - Snowqueen's Icedragon
Hop on the struggle bus with the girls as they discuss the merits of packaging design, the origin of the selfie, why nobody should watch 50 Shades of Grey and how Erin sworn off float chambers forever.
1:35:54
April 26, 2019
S02:E05 - 90H20
Get ready to stew because this episode is all about bone broth! Just kidding. We also talk about the fact that water sommeliers are a thing, what the hell eyebrow threading is and how Facebook Marketplace is making our lives more interesting. Submit a topic: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/relevant Instagram: weresorelevant Twitter: @weresorelevant Join the discussion on Facebook! www.facebook.com/groups/relevantpodcast/?ref=group_header  
1:24:00
April 19, 2019
S02:E04 - Peep Fondue
Peeps: do you love them? Hate them? Eat them fresh? Eat them stale? What about as a fondue? Ever wondered about the history of the hashtag? And how about those brand collaborations that crash Target's website on a quarterly basis. It's a strange planet we live on, and we also discuss the Strange Planet comics! All here, all in this episode! Submit a topic: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/relevant Instagram: weresorelevant Twitter: @weresorelevant Join the discussion on Facebook! www.facebook.com/groups/relevantpodcast/?ref=group_header   
1:21:33
March 29, 2019
S02:E03 - Playing House
On this week's show, the girls discuss how *MTV DJ voice* SPRING BREAAKKKK came to be the hottest thing, the reason Marie Kondo has your local thrift store overflowing, photobooths and their necessity at apparently like, every wedding ever and how a bunch of teenagers are using social media to get rid of litter.  Submit a topic: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/relevant Instagram: weresorelevant Twitter: @weresorelevant Join the discussion on Facebook! www.facebook.com/groups/relevantpodcast/?ref=group_header   
1:11:14
March 22, 2019
S02:E02 - Inner Space?????
You wanna talk about reboots again? Because we're gonna talk about #thehillsreboot, as well as #postmates, #vlogging and #thefixeruppereffect Submit a topic: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/relevant Instagram: weresorelevant Twitter: @weresorelevant Join the discussion on Facebook! www.facebook.com/groups/relevantpodcast/?ref=group_header  
1:10:25
March 8, 2019
S02:E01 - Side-Barring Into the Next Dimension
The girls are back and possibly overly caffeinated as they delve into #athleisure, #cauliflowereverything, #biographies and #baking Submit a topic: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/relevant Instagram: weresorelevant Twitter: @weresorelevant Join the discussion on Facebook! www.facebook.com/groups/relevantpodcast/?ref=group_header  
1:32:04
February 22, 2019
S01:E28 - Sounds Like Shit
Time is flat circle, and in this episode the girls visit why fanny packs are making a comeback, how many people got it on to make you who you are, if vaping automatically makes you a douche, and why women and drag queens everywhere love shapewear. Our audio is a little on the low quality side of this episode due to some technical difficulties. If you like listening to the show, and like us to sound better, considering being a Patron! Submit a topic: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/relevant Instagram: weresorelevant Twitter: @weresorelevant Join the discussion on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/relevantpodcast/?ref=group_header
1:38:00
December 11, 2018
S01:E27 - All Roads Lead To Porn
It's a British invasion of the best kind! Owen Piper from Think of the Children joins the girls to talk about American and UK trends alike. Remember StumbleUpon? Or Chatroulette? Did you know that there's a carrot named Kevin who has a cult following in England? Got a suggestion? Email: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Instagram: @weresorelevant Twitter: @weresorelevant
1:35:08
November 27, 2018
S01:E26- Pigskin Prognosticators
Ever wondered what cookie decorating videos, neighborhood Facebook groups, CBD oil and fantasy football have in common? Well guess what! Nothing! That doesn’t stop the girls from rambling about it all though. Plus, ERIN KNOWS ALL THE FAMOUS PEOPLE. Got a request? Hit us up! Email: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Instagram: weresorelevant Facebook: weresorelevant Twitter: weresorelevant
1:37:09
November 14, 2018
S01:E25 - Stingy Jack
Alright boys and ghouls...the moment is here...the Halloween Special! Join the girls in learning and gawking at the history of Halloween and some of modern day's traditions! Got a request? Hit us up! Email: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Instagram: weresorelevant Facebook: weresorelevant Twitter: weresorelevant
1:28:46
October 31, 2018
S01:E24 - Mac and Cheebus
This episode is brought to you by: -Cold shoulder tops - yay or nay? -Apple cider, pumpkin spice's superior older sister -The overuse of "Artisanal foods" -Binge-watching Got a request? Hit us up! Email: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Instagram: weresorelevant Facebook: weresorelevant Twitter: weresorelevant
1:16:04
September 28, 2018
S01:E23 - The Weather Made Me Do It
There's already been 22 of these? Wow. For number twenty-three, Erin discusses a listener topic - taco bars at weddings? Kaedi vents about people FaceTiming in public, the girls share experiences of Hippie Christmas, while surprising literally everyone, Erin deep dives cosplay? PLUS the moment you've been waiting for...blame it on the weather, because Kaedi talks about ~*~PuMpKiN sPiCe~*~ Got a request? Hit us up! Email: hashtag.relevant@gmail.com Instagram: weresorelevant Facebook: weresorelevant Twitter: weresorelevant
1:23:02
September 13, 2018
S01:E08 - Peanut Gallery
Hold your Pinterest Boards close because *gasp* Polyvore is no more! Alas, you can drown your sorrows with some Rosé (all day) or SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS as we look into the drink trends making their way through our lives. Prefer food? Try Heinz's glorified fry sauce (what's up my Utes!!) with a horrifyingly unappetizing name. Listen closely as Kaedi awakens all your ASMR receptors, and Erin applauds the uptick in sustainability actions (but can we just keep it reasonable??). Also includes unwanted commentary from our producer, AJ. Big thanks to Lesley for the Wink Anxiety Zen drops! If you'd like to place an order, check her out at winknaturals.com/LesleyDeVries Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter
1:36:26
September 3, 2018
S01:E22- Jesus is a Boob Man
The girls have a special guest on the pod this week- the self-proclaimed, “infamous” Erin’s Mom! This week, the three are rather loopy due to having to record the episode twice! Diving right in, Erin discovers that ear gauging is coming back, and Kaedi reveals a regrettable time in her life. Then, Kaedi informs us of all the things Millenials are killing, while Cindy defends our generation! Then, Erin gives everyone permission to burn their bras and free their nipples; and Kaedi finishes us with the obnoxious exercise trend that’s coming to a barn near you. Try Allume! The personal styling service that let’s you have more control throughout the process! Use this link to sign up and you can support us too: https://bit.ly/2vDDQcP Have questions, comments or just want to say hi? Find us on social media @weresorelevant or email us at hashtag.relevant@gmail.com!
1:07:40
September 2, 2018
S01:E21- False Start
It’s the start of something good here at Relevant - aka trends! Erin covers the phenomenon that is dudes in red shorts and blue shirts, and Kaedi talks about the death of Crocs?! Then the girls dive in deep with a continuation of Letterkenny and the mother of all wedding idea websites, Pinterest! This epsiode is sponsored by Allume! https://bit.ly/2vDDQcP Got something you want the girls to talk about? Drop us a line on instagram, Facebook or at hashtag.relevant@gmail.com
1:13:20
September 2, 2018
S01:E20- Take Your Tractor to School Day
Get comfortable everybody, because the girls are hunkering down to talk about some boob tube! Before that, Kaedi gets cozy by talking about some cute cute puppies. Then, the topic that the girls have been avoiding, but due to a listener request, have been forced to talk about… Nostalgic TV reboots. Parlaying off of that, Kaedi makes us feel better about a really great & unique show. then, the girls take a break from TV to discuss engagement rings and Erin gets angry and confused over the newest internet challenge. Finishing up, they go down the sad path of reality TV. Send us feedback, questions, comments and more to hashtag.relevant@gmail.com or via social media @weresorelevant!
1:39:25
September 2, 2018
S01:E19 - Corn Chip Nail Tips
Do you have an inner art hoe? Prep? Jock? Hippie? The girls hit them all this week as they discuss unfortunate former fashion decisions, crystal healing and sneaker collections. Diving deeper, Erin and Kaedi give some insight on standing desks, and gush about the almighty Spotify. Finally, they pull themselves out of the nostalgic pop punk days, Kaedi wraps up with some crazy nail art (quack, quack). Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe! Got a topic request? Email us at hashtag.relevant@gmail.com
1:49:02
September 2, 2018
S01:E18 - Hippie Deodorant
Take your uppers because the girls are on a bit of a Debbie Downer tear. Kaedi kicks it off with some disheartening news about Elon Musk, and Erin follows with a rare trend that both septuagenarians and hippies can get behind. Then, an unfortunate news item has the girls talking about crowdfunding before Erin dives into the world of Amazon Prime. The McMansion phenomenon takes hold of the conversation before wrapping up with some facial whipping. Send us feedback, questions, comments and more to hashtag.relevant@gmail.com or via social media @weresorelevant!
1:45:33
September 2, 2018
S01:E17 - Haboobie
Boy oh boy...hang onto your hats because the wind is blowing and the girls are chatty! Monsoon season is upon the Southwest, and Erin is pumped! But first, they read some solemn letters from an imaginary war and lament over the existence of way too many pickle products. Then, Kaedi shares how she is proudly aboard the DINK train, and is ecstatic to see its popularity growing. They finish up with some quick pimple popping videos, and praising Starbucks for going straw free! Comments, questions, concerns? Email us at hashtag.relevant@gmail.com or connect with us on social media!
1:23:55
September 2, 2018
S01:E16 - Cutless: King of the Road
The girls are back in a brand new living room! Kaedi kicks us off with a looking into two of the weirdes food mashups to date, while Erin discusses the joys of watching dogs get confused. And why not talk about food again, since Kaedi continues the diatribe with an apprecation of modern restaurant culture, followed by the listener request of "gatsbying". And finally, since everyone is celebrating America's birthday,why not discuss the history of possibly the best technological advancement to come out of the good ol' USA - texting! And to wrap up - were you born in 1979 or later? You can find out what stupid fitness trends was hot and happening the year you became a human. Suggestions? Comments? Concerns? Email us at hashtag.relevant@gmail.com or connect with us on social media!
1:17:00
September 2, 2018
S01:E15 - B is for Bullshit
They're back and full of sass! Erin is in full existential mode, questioning why cross fit is a trend. Kat takes us camping and definitely not glamping, while Erin wants DIYers to dial it the fuck back. The girls try to have an intervention with "IHOB", and Kat gets nerdy with D&D. Finally, they wrap it all up with TWO Space Updates!!  Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter @weresorelevant!
1:15:01
September 2, 2018
S01:E14 - Two Raisins and a Beef Jerky
Buckle up kids and bust out your sweet tooth - we've got Toblerone Tunnels as a listener request! After the girls roll their eyeballs out of their heads, Kaedi talks about the renewed love for temporary tattos, a thankfulness for language apps, and the girls debate if they are pro e-reader or pro-real book. Erin sells us on farmers markets, and if ironic fashion is really even that ironic anymore. Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter @weresorelevant!
1:11:46
September 1, 2018
S01:E13 - Bears, Beets, Battlestar Galactica
It's officially summer, and the girls are 100% NOT here for it. Kat helped everyone stay positive by talking about America's favorite pastime: grilling out, and Erin dove into the fascination of fitness trackers. Kat took us into Scranton's favorite paper company, while Erin creeped everyone out with the newest "super food" - cockroach milk. Lastly, the girls argue over the macrame resurgence, and Kat takes a moment to update us on Elon Musk's genitals? Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! hashtag.relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram and Twitter @weresorelevant
1:20:52
September 1, 2018
S01:E12 - PARKOUR
Find your fascinator, because the girls dive head-first into the royal wedding! Then they settle the Yanny/Lauren debate once and for all. Kaedi loses her mind over enamel pins, and Erin reminisces about some glorious internet challenges. Take a moment to mourn the loss of Vine, and wrap up by lamenting over escape rooms.
1:20:21
September 1, 2018
S01:E11 - Sh#t and Stuff and Things Part II
It's the second round of listener topic requests! Erin and Kaedi take turns picking topics at random in a shotgun-style run down! Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter!
1:28:35
September 1, 2018
S01:E10 - Swamp Ass Season
Calling all hipsters! Producer Aaron Johnson joins the discussion to share tales from his trip to Portlandia, and provide some insight from hipster nation. Erin sheds some light on the history of man buns, Kaedi fantasizes about wax seals, and Aaron lays it down heavy with some vinyl. A hipster episode would be remiss without a good ol' tat chat, then Kaedi wraps us up by diving into the front page of the internet... Reddit. Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter @weresorelevant!
1:34:18
September 1, 2018
S01:E09 - Double-Fisting the Plague
It's the first edition of listener topic requests! Erin and Kaedi take turns picking topics at random in a shotgun-style run down! Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter!
1:26:13
September 1, 2018
S01:E07 - Everybody Loves Some Dysentery
The nostalgia bug hits again with Kaedi to discuss sleepover games & Oregon Trail. Then Erin wants to know why people like to watch oyesters being schucked live on Facebook. Wait, what's that? There's a Rapidash on your shoulder! The girls get into the Pokemon Go craze that swept the nation. They finish up with chatting about subscription boxes (sponsor us) and succulents. Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter @weresorelevant!
1:06:57
September 1, 2018
S01:E06 - Full Disclosure
Hunker down, kids... It's about to get real! We kick off with a look into two major trends of the housing industry - tiny houses and Air BNB. Don't get too cozy, because we peel back a layer to talk about *gasp* MENTAL HEALTH! To avoid getting too deep, Kaedi takes us back to the days of gigapets, and then Erin finishes with a rant against poured art. Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter @weresorelevant!
1:22:36
September 1, 2018
S01:E05 - Zombie Jesus Day
This episode proves that #foodislife because every topic seems to find its way back to that. First up is the almost flavorful discussion of La Croix, then onto skinny jeans, food trucks and Peeps! Of course, it's not an episode without a trip down memory lane, so Erin and Kaedi reminisce about the glorious jingle jangle of keychains.   Have some input or insight? Want us to talk about a certain topic? Email us! Hashtag.Relevant@gmail.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter @weresorelevant!
1:11:41
March 29, 2018
S01:E04 - Harvest Into the Night
The girls take a break from screaming to explore the fascination with high fantasy and drool over brunch - then crash through the fourth wall to discuss the phenomenon that brought us all here - podcasts! Finally, Kaedi begrudgingly allows Erin to pay tribute to Bitmojis, and they both lament over the absurdity that is daylight saving.
1:08:35
March 22, 2018
S01:E03 - Fibonacci Tart
**We interrupt your regularly scheduled program to delcare our love for all things s'mores** Eventually, slightly drunk Erin and Kaedi dive into discussing Girl Scout cookies, coffee house culture, men's curling and Snapchat furries - I mean filters. Then, witness Erin quickly fall off her buzz into a basic drunk girl apologetic state. BUT WE GOT BOOMS!
59:16
March 15, 2018
S01:E02 - Kaedi Takes a Tumble
Brace yourself, the F bombs are about to fly! After drooling over Schwann's desserts, the girls get surprisingly passionate about bullet journals & elaborate gender reveals. We learn how music festivals bring out Erin's introvert, and Kaedi celebrates her basic-ness by loving the Royal wedding and hair feathers.
46:07
March 12, 2018
S01:E01 - Garbage Stink
In the debut episode, Kaedi and Erin get into the insane world of nutrition by exploring horrible "fitness" trends, juice cleanses and god forsaken avocadoes. To avoid getting too depressed, they end by praising the science Gods for creating the SNS manicures and [Sir] Elon Musk.
1:17:55
March 11, 2018