4/10/14 PODCAST BIRTHDAY!

One year later, I'm still talking to myself.
One year later, I’m still talking to myself.

Today marks the exact one year anniversary of Quarter-Life Crisis, the podcast. Brenda talks about how it started, how far it’s come(?), and why you should never be scared to try something new. [Intro song: Phoenix - 1901 (RAC Remix)]

4/02/14 I’m Still Alive (And How You Can Be Too!)

Yep this was rushed in Photoshop.
Yep this was rushed in Photoshop. No, I don’t care.

Hey. It’s been a while. How you been? Brenda talks about some reasons why the podcast was on an unforeseen break, as well as new developments in her personal life and passes on what she’s learned so far. YAY HAPPY FEELY LIFE LESSONS!

2/12/13 Breaking Up with Your Job

OH HAPPY DAY!
OH~ HAPPY DAY!~~

Finally, the cat is out of the bag: Brenda is QUITTING her job for another opportunity! She talks about all the reasons for her decision, when’s the right time to leave your job, and why you can get away with this in your twenties. Hesitant to dump your employer? Then let this episode inspire you. [Intro song: Beyoncé - "Yonce"]

1/30/14 Benefits of Living at Home

Free food isn't the best part, but it's up there.
Free food isn’t the best part, but it’s up there.

After a bad day at work, Brenda discusses what she thinks is the best part about living at home after college. Then she digs into how to approach jobs, and what a Quarter-Life Crisis is like for 2nd-generation Americans like herself. [Intro song: ODESZA - "My Friends Never Die"]

1/24/14 Race Talk pt. 1: Stereotypes

Brenda talks about her trip to Chicago, then discusses (for the first time) her opinion on stereotypes, and how to inadvertently start a race war on Facebook! Obviously there is much more to talk about, so this is the first of an on-going series. [Intro song: Lorde - "Team"]

1/9/14 Starting Off 2014

This is supposed to represent productivity for the new year. Just go with it, yeah?
Clean workspace for a fresh start. This is supposed to represent productivity for the new year. Just go with it, yeah?

This is the first episode of 2014, bitches! Brenda shares some of her resolution progress about fitness, tips on not giving up, and then talks about how her mother is going to charge her rent. Yeah, HAPPY NEW YEAR! [Intro song: Bastille - "Pompeii"]

12/31/13 End-of-the-Year Wrap Up

nye

And just like that, 2013 is over. Brenda gives a quick review of how her year turned out, what she’s learned, how you should look at your past year (bad or good), and how to keep your 2014 resolutions. HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!

12/25/13 Christmas Quickie!

You can't always pretend to enjoy the holidays.
You can’t always pretend to enjoy the holidays.

Holiday quickie! Brenda whips out the mic to talk about Christmas music and retells the story of when she stopped believing in Santa. MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!

12/19/13 – The Internet is for Porn

You know what happens shortly after the initial "disgust"––awwww yeeahh.
You know what happens shortly after the initial “disgust”––awwww yeeahh.

Brenda talks in traffic about Target, affluenza, and porn. What? No, really. She discusses whether porn has negatively affected the way people have sex, and then gives her opinion on those who look down at porn viewers. OH YEAH DID I MENTION PORN? [Intro song: OneRepublic - "Counting Stars"]

The mentioned article for extra credit: “Did porn warp me forever?”

12/4/13 – Traffic, Acne, and New Friends

acne
I would do immoral things to have skin like this.

After a Thanksgiving break, Brenda is back in the car with an episode that goes everywhere! She rants about the traffic around her and the crazy drivers; she talks about ACNE when you’re in your twenties, her personal history with acne; then how to branch out to new/more friends.