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Twisted T

Twisted T

By Twisted T
From Kenmore Square to Babcock Street, whether on the BUS, train, or sidewalk, you hear things. Join us as we spill the ~twisted~ tea about all the topics we KNOW have been on your mind.

This podcast was made possible with WTBU, the beat of Boston University.
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Episode 6: The Second Double Date
There's no symphony or orchestra today... but there'll be plenty of music for your ears with this special collaborative episode with our friends Jordan and Alex from Syllabus Day! On this slightly wild and chaotic episode, we talk about some dos and don'ts, get their perspective, try to set Bonnie up with Alex, and... well you'll just have to listen to find out!  Before you hop on for the ride, make sure you check out the episode we did with them on their podcast, linked here- https://open.spotify.com/episode/2YTBrqCbaSWoM1RoWPYQa0?si=dYPaJDkDQuCO_gDLJHDcKg. Contrary to popular belief, it was NOT a shit show. Be sure to follow their Instagram @syllabusdaypod, and their personal accounts: @jordan_brodeur & @alex_daglish!  And as usual, you can give us a follow as well @twistedtpodcast and our personals: @genevelau & @bonniengaii.
58:09
November 16, 2020
Episode 5: VOTE.
As if the title weren't obvious enough, this episode we'll be talking about a very important date coming up next week... November 3rd aka Election Day. This year, we know many people have already voted, but if you are planning on voting in person, please make sure you HAVE A PLAN. And if you haven't already, send out those absentee ballots RIGHT NOW.  We are so honored to be joined by three guests from BUTV10's Election Coverage team for this episode, where we talk about all things VOTING.  Make sure you catch all the coverage election night (don't worry, no complicated words here– just what you, a college student, needs to know and understand) at butv10.com and Facebook.com/butv10.  Make sure to follow BUTV10 @butv10 on Instagram and Twitter.  Our three guests' Instagram accounts are @rileyvilliers, @_leximatthews_, and @manooookian!  Be sure to follow our Instagram @twistedtpodcast and our personal acounts, @bonniengaii and @genevelau! 
41:52
October 30, 2020
Episode 4: Fall is for ________
Cool weather is in the air, the leaves are falling, so you know what that means... FUCKBOYS ARE ON THE LOOSE. In this episode, we talk about our past with fuckboys, how to spot them, how many different types there are, and everything in between! This fall, indulge in all the apple cider and pumpkin pie, but whatever you do, don't fall for a fuckboy! Make sure to follow us on our Instagram @twistedtpodcast and our personal accounts @genevelau and @bonniengaii! We love you all xoxo
36:24
October 9, 2020
Episode 3: All's Feher in Love and War
This episode, we've invited absolute powerhouse and girl boss, Samantha Feher, Editorial Assistant and Assistant to the Editor-In- Chief at Cosmopolitan. As a triple Gemini, Sam also holds three side hustles as a content creator, freelance consultant, and owner of @eatbrunchclub. We talk about the world of social media, and balancing busy lifestyles during an uncertain time in the world.  Make sure to follow Sam at @samanthafeher on Instagram! Suggest guests we should bring on at @twistedtpodcast or through our personal accounts, @genevelau and @bonniengaii! Xo
35:46
September 29, 2020
Episode 2: Southern Charm with a Side of Bourbon
This episode we invite country music-loving, pre-med student, and nice guy next door Martin Capriles on the show to talk all about being a Southern gentleman living on the East Coast, from his first date outfits to how to make a move in class. Make sure to follow him on Instagram, @chuboimartin as he is single and ready to mingle!  As always, follow us on @twistedtpodcast on Instagram and our personal accounts, @bonniengaii and @genevelau and suggest episode topics for the future! 
36:11
September 18, 2020
Episode 1: Third Time's the Charm
A new semester brings about the start of a new season of Twisted T (and some AWESOME new cover art thanks to @jennabryart). After a hiatus, we spend this episode talking about COVID-19 protocols at BU, and our personal goals!  Be sure to follow us on @twistedtpodcast for latest updates and sneak peek at our guest for next episode! And as always, follow our personal accounts @genevelau and @bonniengaii and message us suggestions! 
39:16
September 12, 2020
Episode 23: Hot Takes
Back by popular demand, we brought back our favorite guest, the one and only Andrew Desino from Grievances Filed! This time, we hit him with the juicy hot takes and controversial topics.  Make sure to give him a follow @andrewdesino and give Grievances Filed a listen if you're into sports (or want more Andrew content!) As usual, go give us some love on IG @twistedtpodcast and follow our personal accounts, @genevelau and @bonniengaii. We love you! XO
35:50
August 29, 2020
Episode 22: First Is the Worst?
This episode, we reminisce on the dating days pre-COVID. We talk about the most incredible, fair, awful, and horrendous dates we've been on, and share some funny stories.  As usual, be sure to submit any podcast ideas to our Instagram @twistedtpodcast and follow our personal accounts, @genevelau and @bonniengaii!  Xoxo
35:53
August 14, 2020
Episode 21: 3 Guys, 1 Hot Seat
This episode, we put THREE guests on the hot seat asking some of the juiciest questions that girls want to ask guys. Each with their own segment, Thomas Rigal, Robby Proctor, and Zack Colleran provide their insight and hot takes. Get the dirty deets and the emotional side as we pick these guys' brains.  Although they're off the market, feel free to follow them on social media, @thomasrigall, @robby.proctor, and @zcolleran.  As usual, dm us podcast ideas at our account @twistedtpodcast and follow our personals, @genevelau and @bonniengaii.  We can't wait to see y'all next week! Xoxo
56:51
August 7, 2020
Episode 20: What to Expect When You’re Expecting
This episode, we talk about common expectations in life: from work, school, and career, and how they match up with reality. Make sure you submit your episode ideas to us on Instagram @twistedtpodcast or on our personal accounts @genevelau and @bonniengaii! xoxo
40:22
July 29, 2020
Episode 19: Brewing Twisted T
This episode we talk all about.... HOW TWISTED T WAS BORN! From recording programs to uploading and distribution, we tell you the ins and outs of starting your own podcast. If you've thought about starting your own podcast, THIS IS YOUR SIGN!  As usual, feel free to message us on @twistedtpodcast on Instagram and on our personal accounts (@bonniengaii and @genevelau).  We love you all! Xoxo
38:40
July 22, 2020
Episode 18: Passion = Purpose
This episode, we fill you in on what we've been up to this summer in terms of work, side hustles, and share some advice on how to make turn your passions into things you do every day! We wrap up with a social media break talking about micro-influencers, how to get started in the field, and advice for how to get out there and work with brands! As usual, make sure to follow us on our social media @twistedtpodcast and our regular accounts, @bonniengaii and @genevelau! We'll see you next week, xoxo
34:15
July 15, 2020
Episode 17: Over or Under?
This episode, we lighten up with a fun little game of this or that... get to know us more as we choose between a list of two difficult decisions! As usual, make sure to keep up with us over at our Instagram @twistedtpodcast and our personal accounts @bonniengaii and @genevelau. Xoxo
39:34
July 8, 2020
Episode 16: A Shift in Perspective
This episode, we bring on another guest, Jake Rojas, a fellow BU student who grew up in Pensacola, Florida and Cary, North Carolina. We talk about how growing up in a more conservative area is different from the diversity of Boston and how these differences are more apparent as BU students. We also talk about how to approach difficult conversations with those close to us! Make sure to give Jake a follow on Instagram (@jacobcarojas) and our Twisted T account as well (@twistedtpodcast). 
38:11
July 1, 2020
Episode 15: Happy and You Know It
This episode, we tone it back to talk about happiness–how we define it, and how we find it. Then we take a short social media break to discuss the app that has hit off the most this year amidst social distancing the quarantine- Tiktok! Make sure to give our Instagram account a follow @twistedtpodcast and our personal accounts if you wish @bonniengaii and @genevelau. We love you sm! Xo
38:59
June 24, 2020
Episode 14: Don't Swipe and Drive
Today we bring on another special guest... Andrew Desino (@andrewdesino)! He is a fellow podcast host for Grievances Filed (@grievancesfiled) which you can listen to on Spotify here- https://open.spotify.com/show/04Y35iWk2uOWrcvU1pcj12?si=2BECvF2fSEK3pPqfiF3RLQ We’re digging deep into our experiences on dating apps (tips on casting a wide net!), from profiles we see all the time, major red flags to look out for, and the perfect way to make the first move. Make sure you give Andrew a follow and give “Do you like bread?” a try for your next match! And most importantly, SWIPING AND DRIVING IS NOT ENCOURAGED. We want to hear your thoughts! Make sure to give us a follow at @twistedtpodcast on Instagram, or feel free to reach out to us individually @bonniengaii and @genevelau.
58:53
June 17, 2020
Episode 13: Slow and Steady Wins The Race
UPDATE: This episode was supposed to be released 6/3 but we didn't feel it was appropriate to release an episode when we should be focusing our efforts on the BLM movement and using our platforms to share Black stories.  READ THIS- https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ This episode, we cover what competitive culture means, how we have experienced it, and how we perceive its effects on our everyday lives. We take a break to discuss how dating has changed in our modern world under the pandemic, and also address the very important issues regarding the BLM movement and police brutality happening in our country right now.  Make sure to share your thoughts with us over at our Instagram, @twistedtpodcast. We are always open to talking with you individually too! (@bonniengaii & @genevelau) 
36:20
June 10, 2020
Episode 12: The Friend Zone
We're not talking friendship bracelets and matching Halloween costumes... serving you the TEA on guy-girl friendships. What happens when things get... JUICY? When lines are crossed? And most of all, keeping friendships first.  Make sure to follow our Instagram account (@twistedtpodcast) and our personal accounts (@bonniengaii & @genevelau). Xo
30:52
May 27, 2020
Episode 11: Channel Good
This episode, we're *ahem* taking a break from pouring the tea and instead, delivering the freshest brew of GOOD NEWS. That's right, we're shedding some LIGHT on the current situation. Listen as we deliver this segment on all the best news we've rounded up from the week from around the world, as we make our best attempt at being amateur news anchors (not really).  Make sure to follow us on our Instagram (@twistedtpodcast) to see that all new CONTENT and our personal accounts (@bonniengaii and @genevelau). Xoxo
32:40
May 20, 2020
Episode 10: Under The Influence
We're not talking about thaaaaaaat type of influence like you might have been thinking. This episode, we talk about influencers, the social responsibilities behind the status of influencers in media today, especially during the current state of the world. From discussing some bad PR moves of some influencers we follow (no names) to praising some of those we take inspiration from, hop along for the ride as we discuss what it means to really be under the influence.  Make sure to follow us (@bonniengaii & @genevelau) on Instagram as well as over on our podcast account (@twistedtpodcast). 
41:42
May 13, 2020
Episode 9: The Gender Drip Gap
We are SO excited to have on our FIRST GUEST (and so you can hear another voice besides ours). Armand Manoukian (@manooookian on Instagram, give him a follow ladies he is single) is a friend, our biggest fan, and fellow podcast co-host of his own culture podcast, Clout Chasing, which you can check out on Spotify here- (https://open.spotify.com/show/4adYnCbh2hpZGei7Ed45bL?si=tVfth3EWTd2t8h54nJkLGw). In this episode, we talk about how Armand supports his homies (to the point of getting punched in the face), advice on fashion, and unpacking what it means to love in modern society. Make sure you give Armand a follow, read his fashion blog (because it’s awesome!) and listen to his podcast as well. Make sure to dm us episode suggestions at our Insta (@twistedtpodcast), follow us to be notified as soon as our new episodes go live, and our personal accounts @bonniengaii + @genevelau. Kisses!
45:37
May 6, 2020
Episode 8: The Yearbook Edit
HAPPY LAST WEEK OF CLASSES! (for some) Join us as we reflect on the past school year, well, 3/4 of it. We talk about the most memorable moments, things we're happy about, best/worst dates, best/worst nights out.  We are so excited to announce that we are officially bringing on guests! Stay tuned next week for our first guest appearance and submit us the topics you want covered on Instagram, @twistedtpodcast.  And make sure to follow us! @bonniengaii + @genevelau 
42:39
April 29, 2020
Episode 7: Hometowns
Even though neither of us watch the Bachelor, we both thought of the Hometowns episodes when we made the decision to talk about our respective hometowns for this week's episode. From lockdown drills over a shovel to everything is bigger in Texas homecoming mums, follow along as we share sentiments of our hometowns of Boise, Idaho and Plano, Texas with you! WE NEED EPISODE IDEAS. Send them to us via dm @twistedtpodcast on Instagram!  And as per usual, follow us Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) on IG. Or don't, we can't really force you to. 
40:30
April 22, 2020
Episode 6: The New Catfish
Juuuuuuust kidding. Although we aren't producing the new season of Catfish, we ARE discussing all things catfish today--what it means, how we define it, some vague experiences catching them, and tips for how you can avoid being catfished in the future!  If you have any tea to spill about your catfish experiences, we are ALL EARS and ready to sip! Share with us via dm at @twistedtpodcast on Instagram and make sure to give us (@bonniengaii and @genevelau) a follow!
34:32
April 15, 2020
Episode 5: 73 Twisted Questions
Inspired by Vogue's 73 Questions series, we decided to do ours podcast-style! This episode, we wrote out 73 questions for each other, the deep and personal, the juicy, and the insightful. You can listen to the whole episode at once, or split it into two and hear Bonnie's answers first!  (17:42 start of Geneve's questions) Make sure to follow Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) and submit ideas for our future episodes! You can also dm us at our Twisted T podcast (@twistedtpodcast)! 
38:31
April 8, 2020
Episode 4: Gimme SPACE
In this episode, we give the tea about space--from sharing it with someone else, defining it, and keeping it neat, we cover it all! From aesthetics to terrible roommates, a great workspace from home to general ground rules when living with roommates, what have your experiences been with living in your own spaces? Let us know! Make sure to follow Geneve (@genevelau) and Bonnie (@bonniengaii) on Instagram and also our Twisted T account (@twistedtpodcast) to share your thoughts!
38:57
April 1, 2020
Episode 3: The Quarantine Brew
This week, as things take a major 180° twist, Bonnie and Geneve record from 1,500+ miles apart. They address the elephant in the room: COVID-19 and how their lives have been impacted. From their different reactions to the announcement of virtual classes, to tips on how to make the most of this extra time as the world works and studies from home, the girls have a conversation about the "new normal" and how to navigate this unknown, different time.  Make sure to follow @twistedtpodcast, Bonnie (@bonniengaii), and Geneve (@genevelau) to share your thoughts!
37:01
March 25, 2020
Episode 2: Written in the Stars
What are some signs you should consider? And maybe ones you should ignore? We always think the stars are aligned to tell you what you need to know...follow along as Bonnie and Geneve walk you through their thoughts on horoscopes, and more!  Make sure to follow Bonnie (@bngaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) on Instagram as well as our BRAND NEW TWISTED T INSTAGRAM @twistedtpodcast!  This episode was made possible through WTBU, the beat of Boston University. 
36:01
March 9, 2020
Episode 1: A Fresh Brew
Hot hot hot! There's a new brew of tea in town and it's extra hot. Bonnie (@bonniengaii) brings on her first special guest... who actually is not that unexpected. In a new season, the girls discuss what to do when your life takes a 180° turn, and send you well on your way to a yoga class to refresh and renew.  Follow Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) on Instagram and share your thoughts, and be our next guest!  This podcast was made possible by WBTU, the beat of Boston University. 
37:00
March 2, 2020
Episode 6: The Cup Runneth Over (for now!)
Bonnie and Geneve wrap up 2019 with the last serving of Twisted T (for a while, not forever!) while Geneve goes abroad to Shanghai next semester. The girls reflect on the year and discuss things they've learned, along with their goals for the following year. Make sure you follow Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) to stay updated on our return (potentially with Bonnie and guests this upcoming semester!)  This podcast was made possible with WTBU, the beat of Boston University. 
43:46
December 23, 2019
Episode 5: Let That Sh*t Go
In lieu of the recent release of Frozen 2, Bonnie & Geneve discuss the importance of letting things go: whether it be little inconveniences or people who have overstayed their visit in your life. From high expectations to boys, friends to anger, there's always something to let go. Make sure to follow Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) on Instagram to share YOUR tea! This podcast was made possible by WTBU, the beat of Boston University. 
29:54
December 11, 2019
Episode 4: Back on Track
After derailing for three episodes, Bonnie and Geneve are back to talking about the topics that matter most, starting with growing up identifying as an Asian-American female. From the pre-dominantly white suburbs where they grew up, to now attending a diverse university, what are the obvious shared experiences they have, and what are smaller, day-to-day occurrences? Make sure to follow Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) on Instagram and let us know what topics you want covered!  This podcast was made possible by WTBU, the beat of Boston University. 
39:39
December 6, 2019
Episode 3: LoyalT
This week, Geneve and Bonnie are back to discussing some of the juiciest tea, about where one's personal loyalties may fall. From best friends to cheaters, follow along for the ride and prepare to laugh (or maybe cry too!) as this tea is  s p i l t. Make sure to follow Geneve (@genevelau) and Bonnie (bonniengaii) and let us know what you want to hear next!  This podcast was brought to you in part by WTBU, the beat of Boston University. 
32:04
November 11, 2019
Episode 2: Not All Ghosts Are Friendly
What better way to start off HalloWEEK than with an ~ominous~ themed episode? Geneve and Bonnie go over all things spooky, like ghosting, coming back from the dead, and falling... so buckle up and get ready for all the tricks and maybe...a few treats. Be sure to follow Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) on Instagram and share ALL your shadiest, juiciest tea with us so we have more to spill next week! This podcast was brought to you in part by WTBU, the beat of Boston University. 
32:57
October 28, 2019
Episode 1: Age is Just a Number, No Really
In the pilot episode of Twisted T, Geneve and Bonnie go in depth about a broad topic with some rather specific scenarios and examples. Do you think age is just a number? Then, listen in on some social media ~perusing~ tips as the girls speak (maybe a little too much) from experience.  Be sure to follow Bonnie (@bonniengaii) and Geneve (@genevelau) on Instagram, and give your suggestions for our next episode! This podcast was brought to you in part by WTBU, the beat of Boston University. 
31:57
October 20, 2019