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Hello babies! Thank you for tuning in for our special CYBER MONDAY episode! Listen for great money saving tips that will literally save you THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. And by that I mean Emily shares how to avoid being phished. She learned the hard way! On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Spitting," the act of forcibly ejecting saliva or other substances from the mouth.
Hello babies! Lisa is back from New York with a new obsession and Emily blows off a little steam about a less than sexy period drama. On Chunch Chat, Martha struggles with a mistaken identity and falls for an invasive species. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia article for "Bark Mitzvah," which is either a tongue in cheek celebration for beloved pets or a desecration of a cherished Jewish tradition.
Hello babies! Boo! Was that spooky enough for ya? If not, Emily and Lisa are sharing some stories that just might chill you down to your core.. That is, if your SKELETON HASN'T ALREADY JUMPED OUT OF YOUR SKIN! I shudder to imagine such a thing. Lisa shares an interaction that she had with possibly an actual GHOUL and Emily serves up a literal jump scare mid segment. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Stingy Jack," a mythical character sometimes associated with All Hallows Eve.
Hello babies! We would love for you to join us and turn your brain fully off for the next hour. The world will still be crappy when you get back, but at least you'll have soothed yourself with the therapeutic voices of two dum dums. We spend a great chunk of this episode unpacking the implications of a home decorated for Halloween. On Chunch Chat, we investigate whether or not Martha Stewart's Fell Pony Banchunch is a DUD. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Gustave (crocodile)," a croc that eats ass. (Sorry, I have been notified that he eats the rest of the body too.)
Hello :cough: babies! The strike is over, but we're not celebrating yet - Lisa finally got Covid and feels pretty crappy. Emily still hasn't been infected however! That means Emily and Rob are in the running for the last people on earth who still haven't gotten it. Emily helps Lisa recuperate by suggesting YouTube game show compilations. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Daughter from California syndrome," Something Emily and Lisa definitely both contracted from birth.
Hello babies! On today's unintentionally culinarily oriented episode, we're discussing all the things that make food great. Does maple syrup count as a "sauce?" Does a clean refrigerator improve your quality of life? Do cast iron pans increase your iron levels? On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia article for "Ranch Dressing," a savory, creamy American salad dressing usually made from buttermilk, salt, garlic, onion, mustard, herbs (commonly chives, parsley and dill), and spices (commonly pepper, paprika and ground mustard seed) mixed into a sauce based on mayonnaise or another oil emulsion.
Hello babies! Thank you for listening to Baby Geniuses, the Show for You. On this episode of Your Show, Lisa Went to the Beyoncé concert last night and her favorite moment of the evening surprisingly didn't involve the gigantic silver horse. Emily spied on a potential scabbing situation in her neighborhood and lived to tell about it. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "TV-B-Gone," a universal remote control device for turning off a large majority—about 85%—of the available brands of television sets in 2015. If you're listening to this in 2023, I can't make any promises about it's efficacy.
Hello babies! this week, we're shining a light on fashion's seedy underbelly - this is a tale of plagiarism and deleted Instagram accounts. Emily takes on a local designer and lives to tell the tale. On Chunch Chat, we touch on the biggest Britney news story this week - she's horse shopping!! On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Roy and Silo," a gay millennial Manhattanite couple with the kind of Central Park views money can't buy.
Hello babies! Summer is officially here, and we're on the hunt for the perfect place to sit! We don't want to talk about the big movie of the moment, so we're discussing an A24 horror flick and a farce book. On Chunch Chat, Martha shows off her hoses. No, that is not a typo. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for Jizz (birding). No, that is not a typo. Emily and Lisa are expected to be world class Jizz Wailers by the time this episode is released.
Hello babies! We're still striking - and we just got some very attractive reinforcements! Related: We're celebrating some unexpected allies this week, including Jeopardy! champions. On Chunch Chat, Martha says some characteristically out-of-touch stuff. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Friendly Floatees spill," an event that disturbed environmentalists and delighted oceanographers.
Hello babies! Hope all you American babies had a lovely July 4th, and your dogs aren't too traumatized. Lisa and Emily both visited family, in the midwest and east coast respectively. It sounded like their trips were not unlike my kitchen cabinets (a bit too muggy). On Chunch Chat, Martha supplies us with a clapback that we hope to be able to use one day. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Beaver Drop," a program that involved moving 76 beavers by airplane and parachuting them to new areas in Central Idaho.
Hello babies! Let's get this out of the way - even a genius can make a mistake. In this episode, Lisa says that the new Mission Impossible movie is coming out this week. She is not a liar and she is NOT a time traveler. It was simply a goof. Please don't pester her by commenting the correct release date of July 12th on her social media posts. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Straw Hat Riot," a riot that occurred in New York City at the end of the summer as a result of unwritten rules in men's fashions at the time.
Hello babies! Or should I say, hola bebés? Lisa shares some stories from her Zoom Spanish class, which is taught by quite the bromista (prankster in Spanish, according to Google). Emily had a little scare with her dog Alan, but he is totally fine. On Chunch Chat, the only segment about Martha Stewart's horse Banchunch in the entire world of podcasting, we try to figure out if Martha soft launched a boyfriend? On Wiki of the Week, we have a rare double feature! We read the Wikipedia pages for "Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe" and "Garlic Is as Good as Ten Mothers," which are both shorts by documentary filmmaker Wes Blank.
Hello babies! We're still on strike, so if you see us picketing please don't honk - it scares the horses. Emily visited her old preschool, and tries to remember anything she learned. On Chunch Chat, Martha is living her best life. If you have a male partner under the age of 60, please keep your eye on him. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Avril Lavigne replacement conspiracy theory," which makes me wonder if I was replaced. as I don't look that much like I did in 2002 either.
Hello babies! The WGA is currently on strike, so we're reporting live from the picket lines. We're critiquing picket signs and recapping some of the more interesting run ins we've experienced. When we're not fighting for a fair wage for writers, we're discussing a particularly creepy crawly example of hobby drama. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Mongolian death worm," a creature alleged to exist in the Gobi Desert, however no evidence has ever been found to support this belief.
Hello babies! We're using today's episode as a chance to catch up and finally respond to some of your emails, from IUDs to ice cream. On Chunch Chat, we're talking horses and horsepower. On Wiki of the Week, we read the WIkipedia page for Baby Train, a legend about a certain small town that had an unusually high birth rate due to a certain nocturnal situation.
Hello babies! Emily just got back from Aspen, where she screened her new short film and rediscovered her appreciation for oxygen. Lisa is also short of breath, mostly because she is working on developing an appreciation for horror movies. On Chunch Chat, we learn about the collectable artisan basket world. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Kuchisake-onna," or "Slit-Mouthed Woman," a malevolent figure in Japanese urban legends and folklore. Don't miss this one - we teach you how to escape her deadly grasp via subtle negging.
Hello babies! Thanks for tuning into the show where, despite doing this show for over a decade, we still struggle to remember how we start the darn thing every time. On today's ep, Lisa gets her hands dirty and grows jealous of Emily's pergola. They both share some long awaited Love Island thoughts, and we dive into some relevant Martha-adjacent news on Chunch Chat. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Hokey Pokey," also known as Hokey Cokey in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean, which is a campfire song and participation dance with a distinctive accompanying tune and lyric structure.
Hello babies! It's still MaxFunDrive 2023, so you know what that means! If you're a member, you get access to a VERY special bonus episode. But, but... This episode is special too! (...can I talk to you for a minute over there, where the Candy Desk episode can't hear us? Great - I need you to know something. The Candy Desk episode is swell. It's actually a bonus episode too. It's one more episode than you'd normally get this month, but it's just a run of the mill standard format episode. Don't let Candy Desk know that I said that. What you want to be listening to is the REAL BONUS episode, that only MaxFun members can listen to. It's called Lightning Round of Hot Truth Takes Dome, and it's a laugh riot.) On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for Candy Desk, "a tradition of the United States Senate since 1965, whereby a senator who sits at a particular desk near a busy entrance keeps a drawer full of candy for members of the body." ...Candy Desk episode is right behind me, isn't it..?
Hello babies! It's MaxFunDrive 2023, and we're pulling all the stops! Emily shares her experience in the limelight at the WGA Awards, and Lisa struggles to find something to share during Chunch Chat. Also - is Emily's dog named after a Roman demigod? On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Extremely Online," a phrase referring to someone closely engaged with Internet culture.