8. Juanita Wrestles Romance and the Woman Always Wins.

Author Juanita Critch (In the Boss’ Bed, Eye of the Beholder) tells Adam how she got her start as an author by writing romance. Wrestling romance fanfic. Specifically, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson wrestling romance fanfic. She tells Adam about writing, not writing, fandom, and the importance of reading something fun.

Show Notes.

Find Juanita’s books on Amazon.

Juanita on Twitter.

Juanita’s official website.

Juanita via Harlequin’s official site.

Juanita on Goodreads.

Juanita on This Is Your Mixtape.

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7. Sarah Put Dave on Ice.

She’s a comedian. She’s a painter. She’s a cartoonist. She’s Sarah Walsh and she can’t wait to tell you why she has a guinea pig in her freezer. Plus, Adam has two movie recommendations on the topic of dead pets. Not as depressing as it sounds!

Show Notes.

Kiddo via Sarah Walsh’s Tumblr. A collection comics, paintings, and blog posts.

Kiddo on Facebook.

Gates Of Heaven.

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe. [Amazon Prime.]

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6. Jordan Was A Pumpkinhead.

Comedian and podcaster Jordan Scherer joins Adam to tell a few stories about how being a cringey youth caused him to make a girl cry, insult anyone who wasn’t an atheist, and use middle fingers with wild abandon. Adam, no stranger to a cringey past, prefaces Jordan’s stories with some awful behaviour of his own, all in the name of being funny. Join them on this month’s Thereby to hear about the weird need to be “on” all the time when you develop a sense of humour, and about religion, Pumpkinheads, and being pro-life by accident.

Show Notes.

Jordan, a prolific podcaster, started a new podcast between the recording and release of this episode: Crapitalism.

Jordan’s other available podcast, Pantless Prose.

Jordan’s Twitter.

Pumpkinhead.

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5. Jessica is Not “Spiritual”.

Jessica Ritchey (critic and essayist for rogerebert.com), tells us of growing up as a Jehovah’s Witness in North Carolina, the pains of disfellowshipping, and how Big Bird became her God-killer.

Show Notes.

Jessica regularly writes for rogerebert.com.

Jessica’s on Twitter.

Why Disfellowshipping Is A Loving Provision.”

How Do Jehovah’s Witnesses View Divorce?

Don’t Eat The Pictures ℅ The Muppet Wiki.

Follow That Bird ℅ The Muppet Wiki.

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4. Matthew Was Seduced.

Picking up from last episode, Matthew Esteves tells us about his experiences with Pick-Up Artists, why “the seduction community” is the absolute worst, and using his Thought Slime YouTube channel to reach men who could potentially be suckered in by PUAs. Plus, why YouTubers use cartoon avatars, reactions to Thought Slime videos on PUAs and Political Correctness, and the ethics of dunking.

Show Notes.

Thought Slime.

Thought Slime on Pick-Up Artists.

Another great critique of the “seduction community”.

Even Toronto thinks Roosh V is too gross to speak here.

On a lighter note, Ghoulies!

 

 

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3. Matthew Quit.

Matthew Esteves tells the amazing true story of how quitting something that defined him turned him into a Thought Slime. Adam met Matthew when they were doing stand-up comedy, something they both quit upon moving to Ontario. Matthew tells us of his final panicky night onstage and the projects he tried (and abandoned) before creating his Thought Slime YouTube channel.

Show Notes.

Thought Slime.

From Time to Time.

You’re Not Funny 5. Authenticity.

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