I Guess We're Grown-Ups Now
I Guess We're Grown-Ups Now
A podcast about being the kind of grown-ups we want to be. The answers are better than the questions.
These Are My Heist Friends
Brook and Kari talk about adult female friendships, meeting Internet friends, friends when you’re married, the work of being a friend, the friends at work, lessons from Oceans 8, how friendships awkwardly dissipate.
Jun 29, 2018
Enunciate the syllables
Brook and Kari talk about conferences: going to them, enjoying yourself, getting your money’s worth, doing a talk, understanding the code of conduct.
Mar 27, 2018
Dom Jorts
Brook and Kari chat about recent movies we’ve seen, books read, and podcasts listened to. 50 Shades spoilers. Tolkien white guys. Superhero movies. Writers writing about experiences they don’t have.
Feb 26, 2018
What We Did On Our Vacation
Brook and Kari talk about what we’ve been up to, since we haven’t been podcasting a whole lot. Some really good book, movie, TV, and podcast recommendations here. I (Kari) can’t believe I didn’t mention I listened to S-Town. Plus, we talk about gender confirmation surgery.
Nov 6, 2017
United By Queerness
Brook and Kari talk about Pride month, celebrations, marches, mainstreaming, commodification, rainbow-washing, chanting, mourning, abstaining, and showing up for the actual work the rest of the year. Should you go? Yes.
Jul 3, 2017
Don't Ghost Your Parents
Brook and Kari discuss chosen families, constructing family units, friends that stick, healthy boundaries for adults, rules for showing up for your friends.
May 29, 2017
A Man with a Bowler Hat and Rolled Up Sleeves
Brook and Kari discuss drinks, from breastfeeding and tap water, to aquavit and bourbon, to weird sodas. Our favorite cocktail recipes and our basic go-to comfort drinks. Mnemonic rhymes aren’t as helpful as just not drinking too much.
Apr 29, 2017
Whoa Canada
Kari and Brook talk about Canada. Justin Trudeau is cute. Colonialist settlement was horrible, and so is the government’s treatment of indigenous people. Pipelines, socialized medicine, parental leave, RCMP, blinking green lights, grams of salami.
Mar 26, 2017
Cry You Later
Brook and Kari discuss crying, particularly at work, and what it means, why we do it, and what to do if you see someone doing it.
Feb 9, 2017
Home Poopin’
Kari and Brook revisit the topic of travelling: how we pack, what we pack, how we make ourselves feel at home when away, and the weird things human bodies do when you’re on the road.
Feb 1, 2017
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