Welcome to Pretty Basic, a weekly podcast hosted by two, twenty-something year old best friends and digital creators, Alisha Marie & Remi Cruz. Each week they welcome listeners into their daily life for a special helping of the tea you're not getting from their wildly popular YouTube channels. From fun lighthearted conversations about dating to sharing their tips on how to feel more confident - each week you'll be left wanting more "content, baby, content." New episodes every Wednesday!
With Remi out of town for the week, Alisha is joined in studio by the one and only Taylor King! TK interviews Alisha, and they talk about how they came to work together, the ins and outs of the YouTube business, which celebrities and influencers have peaked, and more.
The girls are back for season two of Pretty Basic! To kick things off, Alisha and Remi introduce a new show segment, then they talk about what they’ve been up to on their time off, a wild trip to Ohio, and much more!
This is the last episode of season 1 of Pretty Basic! The ladies introduce their final game of the year (spoiler: it's a year's worth of bloopers), they check in on their resolutions for 2019, and they look to the new year and their resolutions for 2020.
Alisha and Remi have had a jam-packed week. They went to the "Frozen" and "Charlie's Angeles" premieres, and the "People's Choice Awards." They recap how insane everything has been, and spill all the tea. Then they open their phones and take a look back over the past year of their lives.
Season One of Pretty Basic is ending, so the girls will be releasing episodes every other week through the end of the year. They have an exciting rapid-fire game where they have to say the first thing that comes to mind when they're given a word. And finally, they touch on topics they've covered throughout their first season.
The girls skip their game today and get into a serious discussion about anxiety and how to function with it. Remi had her first ever panic attack, and Alisha discusses her background with anxiety and how she dealt with it.
It’s officially Remi and Alisha’s one year anniversary of Pretty Basic! Remi finds a “one year anniversary” quiz and puts Alisha to the test. Then, they get into Selena Gomez’s new music and how hard it can be to get over someone.
The girls get nostalgic because they're one year into doing the podcast, if you can believe it. The girls record in the original studio where they started it all. They kick it off with a game, and then discuss growth and how much things have changed in a year.
Alisha and Remi play a game where they figure out different celebrity brands! How would they describe Jeffree Star, Billie Eilish, and others? Then, the girls talk about the importance of building and maintaining healthy relationships in dating, friendships, and more.
Alisha and Remi catch you up on their incredible trip to Japan, and they also try to impress each other with a “speed dating” game. Then they get into their realizations from the past year; including taking more risks, how their body image ideas changed, and why Remi might have made her relationship too hard in the beginning.
Alisha and Remi do another Q&A session to answer more of your pressing questions! What was the biggest milestone in their friendship? The girls also pop off on the importance of wearing what's comfortable to you, AND you'll get a tease to a future episode about Remi's life in a sorority!
The girls play a game of “highs and lows.” Has Alisha finally achieved balance? And why was this past weekend the best of Remi’s life? Plus, they get into five qualities about each other that they truly admire.
Before their game, Remi and Alisha talk about Rem’s love of dehydrated strawberries and their recent trip to Greece. Then they play a “game of firsts, including their first red carpet experience, their first kiss, and the first rumor they heard about themselves.
Alisha and Remi talk about their dating dealbreakers, especially when it comes to dating apps. Is it okay to overuse emojis? What about correct grammar? Plus - are gym selfies a turn-on or a turn-off for the girls? They'll answer all these questions and more! And here's the link to the website the girls mention in the show: https://bit.ly/2u84ivB.
Alisha and Remi talk about their dating dealbreakers, especially when it comes to dating apps. Is it okay to overuse emojis? What about correct grammar? Plus - are gym selfies a turn-on or a turn-off for the girls? They'll answer all these questions and more!
We flip the switch this week and ask Alisha "Vogue's" 73 questions. But before we can get to it, the girls play a game about fashion trends. Then we find out ALL about Alisha... including what her star sign is, who's her hero, and what does she do to get her mind off of work?
"Vogue" 73 questions, anyone? Alisha takes the reins and asks Remi 73 questions. What is her her favorite holiday, what angers her the most, and what makes her laugh more than anything else? Plus so many more answers to the questions you're dying to know!
It’s been a week since they’ve seen each other, so they have a lot to catch up on! Alisha and Remi play a game of “Five Last ____“, then they talk about some BIG news in Remi’s life, Alisha’s trip to Illinois, their current favorites, and more.Use coupon code "PRETTYBASIC" for $10 off your first box at www.fabfitfun.com #fabfitfunpartner
In this episode of Pretty Basic, the girls start off with a game of Highs and Lows, recapping their high points and low points of the past week. Then, they take your questions from Twitter and Instagram, like how they got their nicknames we know and love, what to do if a friendship isn’t working out, if life as a YouTuber has changed them, and more!
Alisha and Remi give their unpopular opinions, including Alisha's dislike of Thanksgiving food, and Remi really doesn't like cheese. Then they look back over their New Year's resolutions and dive into whether or not they've stuck with them.
The girls are fresh from their vacation in Anguilla, and are ready to spill all the tea. Then, they take a trip down memory lane and revisit past episodes of the podcast. Where were they in their lives when the episodes were recorded, and what have they learned since then?
In honor of Pretty Basic's new verified Twitter account, the girls answer your most pressing tweets. What do they miss most from before they were famous? What are their absolute worst habits? And what was the moment they realized they were both doing what they loved?
The girls answer some questions, like what expression did they overuse in high school? What's the weirdest thing they've ever eaten? And what's rocking their world this month? Then they get into body image and how confidence is always the sexiest attribute anyone can have.
The girls play another "getting to know you" game! What was their most embarrassing teenage moment? Which cartoon character did they have a crush on? And if they were to get a tattoo, what would it be? Plus, Alisha gets to the hard truths of becoming an adult, what it takes to grow, and moving on from relationships. And here's the sermon Alisha mentioned in the episode: https://youtu.be/TRQxZmfvurI
Alisha and Remi put each other to the test with an honesty quiz! If they were plastic surgeons, what would they change about each other? What are their biggest personality flaws? And what was the most illegal thing they've ever done? Plus, hear all about Remi's crazy weekend filled with ghosts and boys in New Orleans!
The girls reflect on their friendship, and play an entire friendship-based game! What's their funniest story together? What are some of the hardest moments they've been through? And what was their biggest fight? Will the girls' answers match? Stay tuned to find out!
The girls play a game where their close friends list facts about them, but the girls are just now reading them for the first time! Then, make sure to stick around for the main course... DID Alisha spy on Remi during Remi's date? And is Remi right to be mad about it?
Which of Alisha and Remi is more likely to... hold a grudge? Get canceled? Drop $5,000 on a celebrity dating coach? You'll find out when the girls kick off the episode with a game. Also, the girls catch you up on their trip to New York for the YouTube Creator Summit, and they'll tell you about their fun weekend in Ohio!
It's an episode of firsts! Alisha and Remi discuss their first pets, first concerts, first brand deals, first crushes... and even their first jobs! Plus, listen closely for a special guest appearance by Remi's adorable pup, Daisy!
The girls are fresh off their four-city mini-tour! They'll give you all the tea on how it went, and they'll also catch you up on weekend two of Coachella. Plus, Alisha and Remi get emotional talking about work-life balance and personal relationships.
The girls come up with a game on the fly - what are their biggest pet peeves? They also catch you up on what happened during the first week of Coachella. What were their favorite outifts? Who was the best musical performance? And the girls get emotional when they reflect on last year's Coachella.
Alisha and Remi kick-off the show by playing "The Secret Game"... and Remi admits to something she was going to take to her grave. Alisha says she might be talking to a guy. Plus, they talked about their favorites last week, and now they'll get into their "worsts." Worst celebrity encounters, worst times they've been hit on, and so much more!
It's time for a Q&A sesh! What happens when the girls get into arguments? If they hadn't met, where would they be now? And if they were a drink, what drink would they be? Stay tuned... you're about to find out!
Are Alisha and Remi comfortable running into fans in public? Just how hard is it to unplug when you're a social media influencer? We also discover just how close the girls are when they tell a story about a possible intruder in Alisha's house.
What happened during Alisha and Remi's first live show at SXSW? The girls also clear up some common misconceptions about L.A., and Remi talks about one of the most devastating events of her life. Get ready for all the feels.
Alisha flusters Remi by playing by "eff, marry, kill" with some of Remi's favorite celebrities. They also discuss their recent trip to New York, flirting with guys at the bar, and Alisha exposes Remi's crush.
You asked, Alisha and Remi answered! We're taking all your questions, including: what are the girls' favorite qualities about each other, what would they be doing if they weren't on YouTube, and do they regret not finishing college?
Alisha and Remi get into their favorite and least favorite qualities about themselves, what craziness went down at Remchella, and the return of Bumble Boy! Also, Alisha and Remi make a pact... will they marry each other someday?
The girls play more games! What were their stupidest purchases ever? And what were their dumbest injuries? Also, they go deep into "Remchella"… a nonstop celebration of Remi’s birthday. And they give you a secret tip on rejecting a guy that you’re not into.
Today’s episode Remi interviews Alisha about her youtube burnout and what lead her to take a 2 month hiatus from posting youtube videos. Alisha opens up in a way she never has about her burnout before and gives us insight to her life during that time. This isn’t the first time a creator has felt burnout from what can be a very toxic career. It’s a great reminder that what you see online isn’t always the full story.
In today’s episode Alisha and Remi give us a crazy insight to the people they work with on their teams that help them be full time social media influencers. From management to agents, this episode is super insightful to anyone interested in the business.
In this episode, Alisha interviews Remi all about her weight loss journey. Remi shares her current and past struggles with the situation, and opens up about not always having the answers to all the questions being asked.
Remi and Alisha recap their trip to New Zealand and open up about their individual insecurities. Remi talks about her first heartbreak and Alisha shares her fear of missing out on something real. This episode is sponsored by ReBe New York, you can check them out at rebenewyork.com/prettybasic.
In today’s episode Alisha spills all the tea about Youtube collabs shes done. Prepare to be shook cause everything is not always as perfect as it seems. Oh, and Remi tells us an embarrassing update about turtle dude.
Remi tells us about her date the other night, and Alisha tells us about how she was going to crash it. The two also talk about how viewers sometimes have no idea what goes on behind the tweets and Instagram stories.
In today's episode, Alisha and Remi talk about the many struggles of being a YouTuber. One struggle in particular is the challenge of meeting new people, which leads Remi to tell us about one of the worst experiences she's had.
Episode one of Pretty Basic serves as an introduction to Alisha and Remi, their friendship and of course what listeners can expect from their new podcast. During this episode the ladies dive into how they met and their first impressions of each other, share some hidden traits on each other and provide background on the inception of Pretty Basic.