Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

Alison lost ten years at the end of last year. We're going to find out who knows the most about their self-professed area of expertise. Greg ate horrifying food in Japan. Jenna tried cupping and it was amazing although Alison's reaction to the story makes Daniel sure she's going to need drugs during childbirth. Alison doesn't appreciate Daniel's reaction. Daniel doesn't appreciate Alison's pregnancy farts. Al luxuriates in the shower. Jeff and Daniel disagree strongly about France's new "right to disconnect" laws. During a discussion of Mariah Carey and Casey Kasem's on-air meltdowns Alison recalls she may have had one too. Plus a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable cat named Butch Cassidy and an explanation of "working cats."

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

Comedian and podcaster Jim Florentine is back to talk about life after divorce, his new special A Simple Man, loving uncomfortable situations, not googling or researching women he dates, being a single dad, the "scary" writer's block he experienced, words he hates, parenthood advice, being more disciplined with work and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:50pm PDT

Alison and Daniel took a horrifying infant safety and CPR class at the hospital. Jordan wants to know what goes on when pregnant women rub their bellies. Someone's "goal hole" was discussed although as I write this I can't remember what it referred to. Look, the wheels came off this episode a little but we still managed to discuss our New Year's plans, resolutions in general, placenta eating, Skeleton Key, crumbs, walnuts and a #Snackchat involving Tastycakes. Plus a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Russell.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:49pm PDT

Laura Kightlinger

Laura Kightlinger (The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman, 2 Broke Girls, Will & Grace, SNL) stops by to talk about not being the person Alison thought she knew from years ago, her recent engagement, being a control freak and its effects on romantic gestures, Marc Maron, expecting rejection (check out the book she wrote on the topic: Quick Shots of False Hope: A Rejection Collection), greatest achievements, growing up illegitimate and her relationship with her family, discovering a boyfriend was cheating on her, being fired, working on Loveline and so much more. We also took your questions and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:00pm PDT

Alison's baby shower leads to a small identity crisis, Al's telling us the holidays are a popular time for breakups and Jordan Morris's maternal grandfather was named Pinuel Gatewood. Plus divorce stories, Thurl Ravenscroft, a discussion of Uber vs. Lyft, French fry bars, fro-yo, gag gifts, elf sexuality, What Does #Al Know?, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Sanford.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Reductress is a hugely popular fake women's magazine satire site. Its founders Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo stop by the show to talk about their new book, How to Win at Feminism: The Definitive Guide to Having it All—And Then Some!, how they each got their start in comedy, the specifics of running the site, the Mouth Time! with Reductress podcast, Beth giving birth in a Honda, Sarah's coming out experience, the role of women's and teen magazines in culture and in their childhoods, the kind of article that men repeatedly pitch them, Girls and Broad City, Dove's Real Women campaign, Sassy, YM, Jane and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:55pm PDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT

Dr. Drew Pinsky and Dr. Bruce Heischober stop by to talk about their new podcast Weekly Infusion, the challenges of being a doctor in the public eye, working with Adam, how each doctor handles pressure, why the medical community is out of touch, the parameters of defending yourself on social media, the controversy Drew encountered regarding speaking about Hillary Clinton's healthcare (and the timing of the cancellation of his HLN show), biohacking, ADHD, adolescent medicine, addiction, maggots, Bruce's religion, favorite body systems and so much more. We also took your questions over Twitter, did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and took a quiz to see who knows whom better.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:53pm PDT

Greg wants to say hi to everyone. Alison still can't hear the different between "Don" and "Dawn" but has some science in the form of something called the "cot-caught merger" as backup. Bees are dying inside figs, Alison just realized what "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" is truly about and special guest Andy Rosen (Totally Married, TBASH) watched his wife give birth in their Volvo. Plus a special fiscally-themed What Does Al Know, cracker chat, some TV Talk, a microwave popcorn controversy, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and an adoptable dog named Sanford.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:30pm PDT

Greg Fitzsimmons #6

Greg Fitzsimmons is back to talk about what he and Alison are on the verge of, friendship fears, codependent debates, the best Thanksgiving ever, politics, Trump's Twitter behavior, Short Term 12, Greg's Rogaine commercial and so much more. We also took your questions over Twitter and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:30pm PDT