Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend (general)

Girls showrunner, writer and director Jenni Konner (Girls, Lenny Letter) stops by the show to talk about the final season of Girls, being the "Mrs. Garrett of Girls," growing up a "fast kid" in Los Angeles, boarding school, her relationship with Lena Dunham, advice from Judd Apatow, working with her ex on Lenny Letter, protest marches, the power of speaking out, her career path, trolls, nudity, the nuances of power, what she was like in her 20s, having no sense of direction and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

 

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Alison is scheduled to be induced the following morning and has mixed feelings. Special guest David Huntsberger has an innovative idea involving irrigation, urination and alligators, Jenna knows what Chocodiles are and reassures Alison that her sudden cold feet is normal. Plus Facebook frustration, protest etiquette, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog in Louisiana named Daisy.

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South Dakota Brawlers, White Elephant Parties and Terrible Gifts from Alison

Alison thought she had a great weekend full of tree decorating and movie watching until she looked at Instagram and saw all the holiday galas she wasn't invited to. Sean Jordan's from South Dakota where fights sometimes break out. Also he has a thing about extended chewing. Jenna's explaining why Janae keeps a giant mailbox inside the house during the holidays and we're all debating the merits of white elephant parties. Plus a round of What Does #Al Know, Just Me Or Everyone, #Snackchat involving snacks from Tacoma, WA and a bunch of adoptable dogs.

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Fancy Burgers, Online Dating Apps and Special Guest Ali Segel

Special guest Ali Segel joins us again (Greg is out shooting a pilot) for an episode where we discuss Ali's take on Shake Shack and her preference for fancy burgers, online dating apps that Alison wants to join even though she's married and pregnant, a #SnackChat involving popular treats from Corpus Christi, Texas, more details on Daniel's bleach drinking or-was-it incident, TV Talk, basement chat and more. We also gave some advice to a listener wanting to know how and when to have the talk about exclusivity in a relationship, did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and talked about an adoptable dog named Jared.

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Jason and Randy Sklar return to the show for a spirited discussion of parenthood, Colin Kaepernick and the role of political commentary in sports, whether sports in general are behind the times, raising a son versus raising a daughter, live tweeting the AVN Awards, how to tell Jason and Randy apart on audio, having sex with Wendy, fist fighting in a cab, recent and upcoming projects and so much more. We also took listener questions and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Alison has a cooking/science question and she wants to know if #Al knows. Greg is back with a story of a memorial sandwich. Jenna made a video about pumpkin spice wherein she overdid the pumpkin spice and Daniel's brought saladitos—a Snackchat item that results in a first ever for Snackchat (you'll have to listen to hear what happens). Plus Alison's destroying her new maternity jeans and the group discusses convertibles in a round of Yes Please or Oh Puh-leeze. Plus Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Dagne.

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Alison's feeling huge and Daniel isn't helping. Plus a Greg update, Allan prefers his science fiction to have more karate and Daniel's got a million dollar nacho idea. Then Jenna reads a journal excerpt about prom which isn't exactly the truth. We also discuss permanent makeup and driverless cars and do a #Snackchat involving Pumpkin Spice Oreos and Boo-tterscotch M&Ms. Plus a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an urgent adoptable dog named Princess.

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The Thursday gang  (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith, Jenna Kim Jones and Caelan Biehn)  discusses Chris and Caelan's haircuts, Alison's parking fiasco, hormones, Christmas shopping, farts, awesome fan art, The Newsroom and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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Esther Povitsky stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about appealing to the same people as Alison, growing up in Illinois, not drinking, college, relationships, early days of reality TV, Esther with Hot Chicks, Ebola and other fears, meeting her boyfriend, dogs, comedy, ballet, how she met Deathsquad and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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Jenny Johnson stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about comedy writing, her upcoming book, growing up in Texas, working as a news producer for 12 years, the early days of twitter, all caps and exclamation points, social media pet peeves, relationships, marriage and divorce, losing a parent, dealing with grief, prostate cancer, cheat days and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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