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May 18, 2022

This week we’re chatting with New York Times bestselling author and owner of Books are Magic, Emma Straub! She’s the author of five novels, including This Time Tomorrow, which came out on May 17.

We ask her about her path to becoming an author, and chat about the process of writing This Time Tomorrow. And as the...

May 11, 2022

This week, we’re together in person to talk about TRAVEL! Specifically, travel planning. We have travel on the brain, and thought you might, too. We discuss how we choose our destinations, how far in advance we plan our trips, if we like to plan ourselves or let someone else take over, the trips we have coming up, and...

May 4, 2022

This week we welcome Phylicia Jones, Senior Director of Global People Development at PagerDuty, to answer all your work questions. She shares an overview of her career, what drew her to working in HR, and answers listener questions about cover letters, learning to be a great manager, navigating ambiguity at work,...

Apr 27, 2022

Hi space nuts! It's time to discuss our April book club pick: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir. This book is Olivia’s most-recommended read, and Becca (to her surprise) loved the book, too! In this week’s ep we discuss how we picture Rocky, if we’d ever go to space, and listen to your voicemails about your thoughts...

Apr 20, 2022

Today, we’re continuing to get to know Olivia as she’s answering your questions! 


She answers questions including how she met her husband (and dog!), what she was like as a kid, her typical workday, her go-to airport snacks, her niche interests, her childhood celeb crush, and her favorite way to eat a potato.