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Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

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A twice weekly podcast hosted by award-winning interviewer and everyone's new best friend Alison Rosen. Mondays are one-on-ones featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious and revelatory. Thursdays are roundtable group shows. You will laugh, think, and feel less alone. (Unless you don't feel alone at all in which case, congrats! You've done it!) Support the show on Patreon. Sign up for a year and get two months free. Patreon.com/alisonrosen

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

A twice weekly podcast hosted by award-winning interviewer and everyone's new best friend Alison Rosen. Mondays are one-on-ones featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious and revelatory. Thursdays are roundtable group shows. You will laugh, think, and feel less alone. (Unless you don't feel alone at all in which case, congrats! You've done it!) Support the show on Patreon. Sign up for a year and get two months free. Patreon.com/alisonrosen

Twitter:

@alisonrosen

Language:

English


Episodes
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Tess Barker

6/16/2024
Writer, comedian, podcaster Tess Barker (Lady to Lady) stops by to talk about her new podcast Pop Mystery Pod where she takes the same curiosity and investigative journalism skills she used on Toxic—the podcast which was instrumental in helping free Britney Spears from her conservatorship—and applies them to other pop culture mysteries that have always fascinated her. We also talk about being deaf in one ear, child acting aspirations, Camarillo, mayonnaise and other phobias, writing for MTV News and Vice and so much more. Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my Substack: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen This episode is brought to you by: BETTER HELP: http://BetterHelp.com/BESTFRIEND (use code BESTFRIEND for 10% off), Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend is sponsored by Better Help TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:35:31

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Low-Bar Bucket List, DQ's Supplement Situation, Moments of Joy

6/12/2024
Stefanie Wilder-Taylor (Drunk-ish, For Crying Out Loud) joins us to talk about taking back your power at an overpriced restaurant, Daniel's supplement situation, Qu names, aesthetic treatments, our insane open house experience that may have involved a cult, Daniel's strongly held pear and coconut opinions, skin checks, Baby Reindeer, experiencing joy and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my Substack: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen This episode is brought to you by: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:49:31

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Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and An Unsettling Open House)

6/9/2024
Seems I've become something of a #Spudfluencer and Daniel is not supportive. Also, we went to an open house at a medical practice that might be run by a cult and we need to talk about the whole experience. And we have big news about a new addition to the family and we take your calls on everything from potato salad to potato salad but also other topics. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my Substack: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen This episode is brought to you by: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:26:12

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Solo Adventures, Famous Murders, Gooning

6/5/2024
Niccole Thurman is here, fresh from her solo trip to Las Vegas to see a band. We discuss the need to shake things up. I want to know if anyone or everyone knows what gooning is. Daniel's sharing his favorite graphic novel about a reform school and we're also talking about car culture versus pedestrian culture. Plus demisexuals, sapiosexuals, a bunch of famous murders, when people yell, Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen [powerpress] Download the episode from iTunes. BETTER HELP: http://BetterHelp.com/BESTFRIEND (use code BESTFRIEND for 10% off), Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend is sponsored by Better Help TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:35:25

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Daniel and Alison (Twenty Questions)

6/2/2024
After discussing an annoying tech personality who inspired a satirical piece I wrote for McSweeney's back in the day, we each answer twenty questions. We also lightly touch on Vanderpump, elephants trunks and koalas. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen This episode is brought to you by: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:18:37

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Lizzy's Jagged Day, Ashley's Toiletry Bag, Youngest Child Eating Syndrome

5/29/2024
Lizzy Cooperman and Ashley Ray are here and now I have a whole list of things I need to watch and read. Lizzy can't stop watching the We Are The World documentary (The Greatest Night in Pop) and Ashley just read an insane article. Lizzy's having a jagged day and discussion of passive-aggressive comments reminds her of a truly vile thing someone said to her. Ashley has packing down to a science and I need to talk about hormones again. Daniel has a new invention and Jeff Fox appreciates you. Plus Just Me Or Everyone and HGFY! And Podcast Pals Product Picks! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen This show is brought to you by: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:48:20

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Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and Daniel's Relationship Guilt)

5/26/2024
I want to talk about potato salad but Daniel is having none of it. We're having a giant debate over fairy gardens and our son wants to know why our house is so "dirty." I need to check in with Daniel and before long we're finding out how he feels about a past relationship. Plus your calls! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen This episode is brought to you by: TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:30:32

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Daniel Goes Full Swiftie, Renee's Humiliation, An Unfortunate Bee

5/22/2024
Renee Colvert is here and she is fierce! Daniel is making references and Tony is stressed. Was anyone not embarrassed by having parents when you were in high school and if so, what was that like? Daniel has A LOT to say about Taylor Swift and I hope a certain bee is okay. Plus a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:32:06

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Ali Rosen Returns!

5/19/2024
Novelist, cookbook author and TV personality Ali Rosen returns to the show to talk about her second romcom Alternate Endings, the process of writing fiction versus cookbooks, using a surrogate after discovering she has a rare genetic mutation that caused her to miscarry, the debate around surrogacy, how to choose produce, Taylor Swift, meeting her husband, her children's personalities, the 16th season of Potluck with Ali and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen BETTER HELP: http://BetterHelp.com/BESTFRIEND (use code BESTFRIEND for 10% off), Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend is sponsored by Better Help TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE: Visit one of Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s 1400+ locations or order online or through their app! Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:39:15

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Brains Worms, Godfather 3, Annoying Pasadena Guy

5/15/2024
Jordan Morris is here to discuss weird Oreo flavors, whether I've crossed the Rubicon, other stereotypical rivers, Magician John, the Godfather trilogy and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone, Podcast Pals Product Picksand HGFY. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:29:31

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Alison and Daniel (Your Calls and Daniel's Wedding Ring)

5/12/2024
Daniel and I spent the day on the road and there was an incident that could have led to a greater understanding between us but didn't. It involved Alison's driving. Also I think I'm becoming a Taylor Swift fan? Truly, what is happening? Also I need to issue the very first Podcast Pals Product Picks correction in the history of the show and Daniel has apparently stopped wearing his wedding ring. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:08:46

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Jimmy Pardo's TV Picks, Betsy Sodaro's Raisins, Alison's Bingo Card

5/8/2024
Jimmy Pardo and Betsy Sodaro are here for the final Tony's Picks episode of 2024 unless I just hand the whole endeavor to Tone Zone. Jimmy wants to go to a California Raisins convention except he's a hater. Betsy makes the case for the Raisins. I was right about something Daniel was wrong about and the experience filled me with glee. Daniel recalls another time I was right. Jimmy thinks we've reached a new low. Plus Baby Reindeer, Peter Cetera, Bear vs. Man, phrases we're tired of and so much more including Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen BETTER HELP: http://BetterHelp.com/BESTFRIEND (use code BESTFRIEND for 10% off), Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend is sponsored by Better Help Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:42:54

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Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and Daniel's Taylor Swift Bombshell)

5/5/2024
Daniel's had an epiphany about Taylor Swift and it's fairly convincing. I want to know if Daniel can figure out what's different and wrong about my face. A caller wants us to revisit the shower traveler discussion and Daniel begins to disassociate. Another caller brings up something important about Cagney and Lacey. Plus how to appreciate art! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:05:56

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Matt's Crocs, Eliza's Socks, The Broccoli Haircut

5/1/2024
Matt Belknap from Never Not Funny and Eliza Skinner are here to continue our important sock talk. Matt essentially names his socks? And Eliza knits hers. Plus the protocol for dating your friend's exes, Renn Faire, Yentl, snooze buttons, Crocs and more! Plus Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:32:19

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Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and Daniel's Shocking Swiftie Conversion)

4/28/2024
My husband has metamorphosized into a Swiftie in front of my very eyes. Remember when he wasn't one? When he claimed not to understand the Taylor Swift phenomenon? That person is gone. In his place is... this other guy. We discuss all his Taylor thoughts and also my big lotion news, a Doodles Weaver update, bricks and earthquakes and so much more. Plus your calls! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:20:06

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Matt's Robe Party, Cockblocking Huell Howser, Tony's Picks Redux!

4/24/2024
Matt Gourley and Mark McConville are here for the second Tony's Picks of the year! We discuss half eleven, Cush Jumbo, Japanese egg salad, fatherhood, a robe party, cockblocking Huell Howser, movies that do and don't hold up and so much more. Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks. And HGFY! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:47:30

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Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and How To Be A Hater)

4/21/2024
Perhaps you want to be a hater but are you really committed? Here are some hot tips. Also floss talk, an idea I have for a segment jingle which sounds oddly familiar, more workplace nicknames, more hormones, train travel and more! Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:10:25

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Bowens's Medical Postcard, Alison's Prom Socks, The Return of Tony's Picks!

4/17/2024
It's the return of TONY'S PICKS!!! AEW World Trios Champion wrestler Anthony Bowens is here along with Todd Cooper and Daniel Quantz, who's been listening to a Vanderpump Rules podcast. We discuss TV shows, some light medical chat, receiving medical news ON A POSTCARD, punctuality, cigarettes and beans, Bridge, drugs, wrestling chops, resetting your socks, favorite pens and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Podcast Pals Product Picks. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:42:22

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Daniel and Alison (Your Calls and Daniel's Dating Advice!)

4/14/2024
Daniel thinks everything that happened before a certain age is "cringe" and unfortunately this leads to us recalling some pretty embarrassing stages of our lives. Also young love, one-upmanship, potato chips, Elliot's oral surgery, Gilly and more. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:30:54

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Tuck a Tish, Couples Yank, Renee's Wedding Invite Plan

4/10/2024
Renee Colvert is here and she encouraged me to tuck a tish and now I'll never be the same. Also we get to the bottom of Tony's new passion: eBaying wrestling cards. Daniel shares his grade school baseball card heist and I talk a little about my menopause journey and omg I never thought I'd be writing those words. Plus Renee's wedding invite plan, Daniel's insistence there's a Fortune Top 100 CEO list or something and more including JMOE and Podcast Pals Product Picks. Get yourself some new ARIYNBF merch here: https://alison-rosen-shop.fourthwall.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter: http://alisonrosen.substack.com Products I Use/Recommend/Love: http://amazon.com/shop/alisonrosen Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Fifth Anniversary Edition Book (with new material): Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) https://amzn.to/2JuOqcd You probably need to buy the HGFY ringtone! https://www.alisonrosen.com/store/ Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

Duration:01:32:42