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Unexpected Undertaking

Unexpected Undertaking

By Unexpected Undertaking
Aaron and Monique live in upstate NY (the big part) and this podcast will feature candid and open discussion about many aspects of their lives and the unexpected course of their relationship, including home life, parenting, hobbies, race, and just trying to exist without going crazy.
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Part Two: It's Complicated
In the final part of this dramatic miniseries, Aaron and Monique try to figure out their single existences apart from one another and fail miserably, leading to an epicpony for both, some helpful reflection, and (eventually) a decision to unexpectedly go with the flow. *insert gif of wavy hands here* Please don't forget to send your interest regarding the 2020 Handmade Card Exchange:  https://forms.gle/Z1UPec52TU7KHDUw6 You can also hit either host up via social, or email monique@hey.com. Once details are finalized they'll be sent out - goal date to start shipping cards out is mid-October, for maximum dumpster fire holiday cheer.  You can FINALLY follow the podcast on Twitter and Facebook! You can still follow Aaron and Monique's solo accounts on Twitter and Instagram: @armahillo & @maefoofoo if you're really a glutton for punishment. 
49:15
October 2, 2020
Part One: Four Minutes Away
It's been a little while. In an on brand unexpected undertaking, Aaron and Monique are recording from very separate dwellings. In part one of this two part dramatic miniseries, they explain what's going on. Still happening: don't forget to send your interest regarding the 2020 Handmade Card Exchange! Hit either host up via social, or email monique@hey.com, and once details are finalized they'll be sent out - goal date is mid-October. IT'S A FORM: https://forms.gle/Z1UPec52TU7KHDUw6 Follow Aaron and Monique on Twitter and Instagram: @armahillo & @maefoofoo
49:20
September 22, 2020
Put A Record On
In episode three, Aaron briefly discussed mix tape culture and how important it was in his life. That dialogue inspired the duo for this episode, where they get in depth with their musical histories and most memorable musical moments as huge music nerds. Featuring some passionate Beatles hate, techno music education, Mary J. Blige ruins a camping trip, and so much more that originally this episode was nearly 1:30.  Some things mentioned in this episode: War of the Worlds Dubstep Mix Basinski Deteriorating Loop The Pack Your Bowl Podcast Aaron's Top 50 via Spotify {with link to liner notes in the playlist description} Monique's Top 50 via Spotify {with link to liner notes in the playlist description} Don't forget to send your interest regarding the 2020 Handmade Card Exchange! Hit either host up via social, or email monique@hey.com, and once details are finalized they'll be sent out.  Follow Aaron and Monique on Twitter and Instagram: @armahillo & @maefoofoo
1:17:46
July 22, 2020
I'm Bothered: Tales of an Internet
No, we hear you - this is a long episode. TL;DR - 2020 is trash. To restore some semblance of human connection, Aaron and Monique are hosting a handmade card exchange! Details still TBD, but send either of us a DM or email monique@hey.com {please include your email address} to express your interest in participating.  Also in this episode: discussions of sweet Internet beginnings, Aaron does a shockingly accurate impersonation of a modem dialing up, mix-tapes, Monique never tells you - but her first Instant Messaging username was VampiressNyx, a book recommendation, and 27,000 memes because Aaron is petty af.  Follow Aaron & Monique on Twitter & Instagram: @armahillo and @maefoofoo {Visit Aaron's meme research at: bit.ly/fantasticmemes}
1:38:18
July 4, 2020
Let's Talk About... Gardens
Aaron and Monique reunite for this episode on gardening! They discuss the multiple varieties of seeds, vegetables, and fruits they've planted this year, their hopes for their nanofarm as it grows, how much Monique hates worms, and why Aaron's favorite shrub is the rhododendron.  Come back in two years for an update on the strawberries! Find us on the Interwebs!  Aaron is @armahillo on Twitter and Instagram Monique is @maefoofoo on Twitter and Instagram
1:10:58
June 21, 2020
Y'all Gon' Listen Today: The Fight For Racial Equity Needs You To Look At Yourself
It's just Monique in this special episode one and a half. The discussion surrounding racism and racial equity has finally begun as we protest, worldwide, police brutality. Many white people are just waking up to what Black folks have been screaming about for years - our people are being brutalized and slaughtered in the streets on too frequent a basis, and without justice. In this episode Monique spills harsh truths about complicit silence, why she's tired of coddling white people, her own struggle with her racial identity, and why being an ally is not the goal.  Follow Monique and Aaron on the Twitter: @maefoofoo & @armahillo
1:00:52
June 11, 2020
This Whole Episode is B-Roll
It's our first episode! We are Aaron and Monique, a couple of nerds living in upstate NY with their boatload of kids, garden, and a hamster. I {Monique} was drunk when we recorded this, so it should be an introduction. May the odds be ever in our favor.  Aaron Twitter: @armahillo Monique Twitter & Instagram: @maefoofoo
1:04:42
June 7, 2020