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23: We Have Such Big Brains

23: We Have Such Big Brains

March 29, 2020

In episode 23, Vic wants to commission a portrait of Cody for her home. Plus, we address the inevitable boredom that comes with a quarantine.

 

Good News Everyone: Communities Come Together Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

MSN/Reuters

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🍞

Cody 👶

 

Wash your hands!

22: Tip Your Delivery Drivers

22: Tip Your Delivery Drivers

March 23, 2020

In episode 22, Cody gets over the pain of losing a corrupted episode file and Vic offers advice on how to digitally attend 12-step meetings. Plus, we explain social/physical distancing and talk about how we're staying sane in this new world.

 

Good News Everyone: IKEA Donates 50,000 Face Masks to Hospital

Reuters

Good News Network

 

Main Topic: Social/Physical Distancing

The Guardian: An Expert Guide to Social Distancing

Global News: How Long Can Canadians Expect to be Social Distancing?

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🦋

Cody 🐘

 

Stay home and stay safe!

21: Playground Politics

21: Playground Politics

March 9, 2020

In episode 21, Vic is a little too into wrestling and Cody is still on a sustainable clothing kick. Plus, we reminisce about recess and wonder why we can’t have it as adults.

 

Good News Everyone: Mexican Entrepreneurs Create Vegan Cactus Leather

My Modern Met

Vegan First

 

Main Topic: Recess

TIME: Is Recess Important for Kids or a Waste of Time?

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🔥

Cody 👩‍⚕️

 

If you live in the United States, please vote for Bernard Sanders

20: Inside Me There Are Two Wolves

20: Inside Me There Are Two Wolves

March 2, 2020

In episode 20, Vic talks about her love languages and Cody takes a test live on the show to see what his are. Plus, the return of Recovery Corner, which ends up being half the episode (but we don't mind).

 

Good News Everyone: Environmentalist Creates Clothing Line Using Abandoned Festival Tents

Good News Network

The Scottish Sun

 

Main Topic: Love Languages

Learn Your Love Language

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🎸

Cody ⚡

 

🐺 AWOOOOO 🐺

19: There’s Wonder in the World

19: There’s Wonder in the World

February 24, 2020

In episode 19, Vic and Cody kick up their feet and have a nice little chat about all the things that make their lives just a bit more joyful.

 

Good News Everyone: Leftover Super Bowl Food Donated to Shelters

People

Food & Wine

 

Main Topic: Little Joys

Vox: The Past 20 Years of Culture Wars, Explained by the Word "Wholesome"

This American Life: The Show of Delights

Wonderful!

AJR - BANG!

Buzzfeed: 26 Very Wholesome Things That Will Fill You With Warmth and Light

Buzzfeed: 32 of the Most Wholesome Things That Have Ever Happened

Buzzfeed: 24 of the Most Wholesome Things That Happened This Decade

Buzzfeed: 23 Posts That Will Make You Say, "Sometimes the Internet Can Be Good"

Buzzfeed: 15 Easy Things You Can Do That Will Help When You Feel Like S**t

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🌱

Cody 😾

 

What's something that you find wholesome and joyful in your life?

18: Midsommar is Community Care

18: Midsommar is Community Care

February 16, 2020

In episode 18, Cody and Vic give off some serious new-age spiritual vibes talking about empathy, self-preservation, and community care.

 

🚨 Spoilers for Midsommar from 24:40 to 30:25 🚨

 

Good News Everyone: Toronto Paramedic Works Final Shift Alongside His Sons

Global News

 

Main Topic: Empathy

Emily of Eden: Reconciling Compassion and Self-Preservation

Greater Good Magazine: How to Avoid the Empathy Trap

Medium: This is Why You’re Running out of Empathy

The Independent: Popular Painkiller Ingredient Can Reduce Empathy

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🚌

Cody 🎸

 

Our listeners can have little a community care, as a treat

17: Moms Never Show Weakness

17: Moms Never Show Weakness

February 9, 2020

In episode 17, Vic and Cody are joined by first-ever SPECIAL GUESTS of the pod, their moms! M and Sandra give insights on the approaches they took to parenting us, what they think of today's parents, and bring up any outstanding conflicts they have with their loving children!

 

Good News Everyone: Dog Rides Bus to and from Park Every Day

Medium

 

Main Topic: Parent-Child Relationships

Rewire: How to Become Friends with Your Parents

Forge by Medium: The Awkward Power Dynamics of Being Friends with Your Parents

Chicago Tribune: The Risk of Being Your Child's Best Friend

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🐈

Cody 🐝

M 😸

Sandra (doesn't have Twitter; is the luckiest of us all)

 

Call your mother!

16: Lady Gaga – A Journey of Acceptance and Love

16: Lady Gaga – A Journey of Acceptance and Love

February 4, 2020

In episode 16, Vic and Cody stan one of their faves: Lady Gaga (yes, this is relevant to the theme of the show).

 

Good News, Everyone: Library Visits Outpace Movie Theatre Visits in 2019

Gallup

 

Main Topic: Lady Gaga

Buy ARTPOP on iTunes

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic 🐧

Cody ☕

 

#GagaForPresident2024

BONUS: Drag Race Season 12 Ruveal

BONUS: Drag Race Season 12 Ruveal

January 29, 2020

We have a special mid-week treat for you! We sat down over the weekend to give our first impressions on the thirteen new queens who will be competing for the title of America's Next Drag Superstar, and wanted to share it with you. Spoilers abound for previous seasons of Drag Race, but no spoilers for this upcoming season (because we don't know any!).

Season 12 of RuPaul's Drag Race starts February 28.

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15: Productivity is a Scam

15: Productivity is a Scam

January 27, 2020

In episode 15, Vic and Cody rant about the myths of productivity under a ceaseless system of capitalism. But there are positive moments too!

 

Good News Everyone: Chefs in India Bake World’s Longest Cake

The Guardian

DW Akademie

 

Main Topic: Productivity

Inc: The 3 Biggest Time Sucks That Are Killing Your Productivity

Psychology Today: Productivity

Tony Robbins: What is Productivity, Really?

Investopedia: Productivity

Villainesse: Constant Productivity is an Unhealthy Goal

Medium: Why Productivity is a Myth

Joshua Garity: Time Management is a Fraud

The Outline: Productivity is Dangerous

 

Wholesome Tweets of the Week

Vic

Cody 👻

 

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