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  • #17 New Year Same Us

    #17 New Year Same Us

    26/01/2019 Duração: 50min

    We just dropped two episodes in one day, Archie’s Double Digest style! In our first episode of 2019, we talk about how Christmas can be kind of bossy, how Allison has New Year’s Resolution guilt, how cleaning out a drawer got emotional for Rekha, and we remember our very first dinner party.

  • #16 New Job New Car New Hair

    #16 New Job New Car New Hair

    26/01/2019 Duração: 43min

    A new episode from the vault, recorded back in November, where we talk about various new things going on with us. Rekha's report on her London trip boils down to British snail mail, and we argue about whether or not Allison ever liked Milli, Vanilli, or both, or neither.

  • #15 We, Much Like the McRib, Are Back

    #15 We, Much Like the McRib, Are Back

    10/12/2018 Duração: 01h04min

    Well,we really ghosted out in a puff of smoke, but hiiiiiiii, did you miss us? We’re back with an episode that we recorded back around Labor Day. Aged like a fine wine or a stank cheese. We talk about our first day of college, Allison takes a stand against certain kindergartners, you know, our usual nonsense.

  • #14 Pebbles Is Still Straight Fiyah

    #14 Pebbles Is Still Straight Fiyah

    27/08/2018 Duração: 01h01min

    Rekha just came back from our hometown of Flint, where she reports back on a place that she had managed to avoid her entire life until now. We think back on who threw the most epic party of our youth and figure out that it might have been us. Lastly, Rekha breaks down her thoughts on karaoke etiquette and Allison uncovers the many unknown truths about the song  Islands in the Stream.

  • #13 The Englebert Incident

    #13 The Englebert Incident

    24/07/2018 Duração: 40min

    Allison’s sister had a celebrity sighting today, and Rekha has tv and book recommendations that won’t make you feel super great about the world. Allison worries about local politics and Rekha worries about Oprah, and both of them talk about the 90s and why orange makeup used to be a thing. Also, Rekha reveals the one thing she has ever said to make Allison truly salty.

  • #12 Declaration of Mintdependence

    #12 Declaration of Mintdependence

    13/07/2018 Duração: 50min

    Allison and Rekha talk about everything and nothing, as per usjjjjj. Ali has tales of spontaneous combustion and mall break up moments, and we both lament some childhood spaces that are no longer there (RIP forever, Dyn-O-Bite Donuts). Rekha tells the tale of a mysterious secret gardening guru she recently met, and Allison’s controversial food declarations keep rolling out.

  • #11 Set Up, Jacked Up, and Mayo-chup

    #11 Set Up, Jacked Up, and Mayo-chup

    06/07/2018 Duração: 48min

    After a little hiatus we are back! After all this time we need to talk about important things like Utahan bologna sandwiches and the Peach Pit on 90210, Flint-style. We also muse upon the fact that Allison has a history of people getting put into her life, and Rekha has a history of people not getting the eff out. Remember how Jordan Catalano and Rae Ann Graff did that thing in the parking lot that one time? If not, Allison has a story to tell you. Also, where are the best mozzarella sticks in the United States of America? We have you covered.

  • #10 Sign of the Thames

    #10 Sign of the Thames

    12/06/2018 Duração: 44min

    After a short break, we are back! Allison took a bae-cation to jolly old MeghanMarkleLand and had the vapors the entire time. Rekha continues on her journey to casual clothing by buying a pair of sweatpants. Or are they dress pants?  We also decide if flavored Oreos are more like Ore-nos, mayochup continues to get more than enough air time, and Allison explains whether or not french fries go with Lebanese food. Finally, alas, Rekha has caught Obituary-itis.

  • #9 The Apricot Violet Beauregard

    #9 The Apricot Violet Beauregard

    23/05/2018 Duração: 46min

    I am sure our old English teachers would be proud to hear Allison tell a story with a dirty homograph at the center of it, and if they aren’t, they really should be. Rekha makes the unlikely connection between Katherine Hepburn and Three’s Company, and Allison reveals that she is a high class candy bar connoisseur. Also, Allison turned into Violet Beauregard, only apricot instead of grape.

  • #8 Do Glow Up Roads Ultimately Lead to Chico’s?

    #8 Do Glow Up Roads Ultimately Lead to Chico’s?

    15/05/2018 Duração: 56min

    Allison reports back on her night out to see John Cusack interviewed in person, aka "John Cusack Night," while Rekha tells her most favorite celebrity-related experience, which may only be exciting to her. They also discuss various high school glow ups, and Flint's premiere clothier for stylish moms and grannies from back in the day. Also included: Rekha's Sports Minute: Surprisingly Non-Ridic Edition.

  • #7 The First Rule of Fight Club is Please Just Don’t Mess Up My Borrowed Outfit

    #7 The First Rule of Fight Club is Please Just Don’t Mess Up My Borrowed Outfit

    05/05/2018 Duração: 49min

    Why did Allison use Hall and Oates to scare a boy in 4th grade? Why did Rekha constantly get kicked out of class in junior high?  Which one of us got into a West Side Story style brawl? What was the point of the 7Up classroom game? All of these questions will be answered. Plus, an update from a listener in mayochup news.

  • #6 Remember When We Never Read Hamlet Together?

    #6 Remember When We Never Read Hamlet Together?

    26/04/2018 Duração: 46min

    Allison has her cast off and got out of the house for some culture, and Rekha took a day off work and fled Seattle for the day.  Also, we talk opera, dance, and the proper elements of farm tourism.  Allison never finished her Hamlet paper as a teen and it still stresses her out, and Rekha confesses that her eyeballs keep leaking all the dang time. Finally, you’ll hear the story about how we once used a dirty wordy on a school project back in the day, which got us in deep doo doo.

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    19/04/2018 Duração: 01h02min

    Allison demonstrates the longest hairstylist loyalty in history, while Rekha reveals the many ways hairstylists wield shame in their game. We weigh in on condiment mashup news, professional wrestling garb as it relates to the patriarchy, and how we sang uncool high school choir songs in Flint. Plus: does Allison go one episode without mentioning John Cusack? Listen to find out!

  • Well, that was mortifying

    Well, that was mortifying

    09/04/2018 Duração: 53min

    Allison is in the doldrums of healing up, so we perk things up via thoroughly embarrassing ourselves. Y'all asked us why we didn't share who was on our Lists last week, so out comes the truth. Plus: Rekha explains what Michael Jackson armor is, Allison is mortified by a decades-old use of a Bel Biv Devoe catch phrase, and Rekha has more incoherent sports thoughts.

  • #3 Ali Luvs John 4evah

    #3 Ali Luvs John 4evah

    01/04/2018 Duração: 54min

    Allison's injury is messing up her shoe game, Rekha attempts to have a sports thought, and they both side-eye people who shit talk Flint. Also covered: the most Basic Bitch topic ever, the "Free Pass List." Allison uses it to express her John Cusack feelings and Rekha uses it to indict the patriarchy. Both of these uses are extremely on brand.

  • #2 J’accuse, chip bags, j’accuse

    #2 J’accuse, chip bags, j’accuse

    27/03/2018 Duração: 51min

    Allison is laid up but still able to tool around Costco, while Rekha saw Hamilton and has so many questions. They explain why Jamie Farr is super important, what a proper nutty doughnut is, and share a memory or two about the Flint Farmer's Market. Rekha takes a moral journey with a recent falafel sandwich purchase and Allison blows a gasket about snack chip bags.

  • #1 Making 2018 Less Garbage

    #1 Making 2018 Less Garbage

    18/03/2018 Duração: 50min

    In our inaugural episode, we talk about why we are doing this podcast, why Allison's identity doesn't fit in a box, why The Rock should win an Oscar, why a new car means unlocking your door from a plane, why Boardroom portraiture is creepy af, and why the new Netflix documentary series, Flint Town, about our hometown is stressing us the hell out.