Tagged: commentary

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

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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.

11/20/13 Edward Hong

The Cinnabon Monster takes his title seriously. Photographed by Melly Lee
The Cinnabon Monster takes his title seriously. Photographed by Melly Lee

Brenda sits down with actor Edward Hong and discusses the struggles of the acting life. Edward shares the difficulty of dating in LA, how his relationship with his father helped him in acting, and his first experience starring in an indie film, Dawn of the Crescent Moon which premieres in 2014! (Sorry for audio issues and a bit of echo at the end, we had some technical difficulties!) Continue reading

11/13/13 Should I Work for Free?

Brenda talks about Super Typhoon Haiyan, global warming, and rants about people asking others to work for free. So let’s ask the question: should you ever work for free? (Hint: the answer is no, sort of.)

Extra credit link: www.shouldiworkforfree.com

11/6/13 The Postgrad Dilemma pt. 3 (AKA I Still Hate Facebook)

Brenda takes it back to the postgrad dilemma series by talking about a huge part of having a quarter-life crisis: loneliness. She talks about how social media exacerbates feelings of loneliness, how stupid Facebook can be, and being alone vs. being lonely. Also a personal confession!

Also, the aforementioned video for extra credit:
The Innovation of Loneliness by Shimi Cohen

The Innovation of Loneliness from Shimi Cohen on Vimeo.

10/31/13 Trashy Halloween

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Happy Halloween! Brenda comments on the tradition of girls wearing slutty costumes, recalls her past costumes, and shares her most embarrassing (drunken) Halloween story.

10/23/13 Melly Lee

Portrait photographer Melly Lee, as photographed by...Melly Lee.
Portrait photographer Melly Lee, photographed by…Melly Lee.

Photographer Melly Lee is on the podcast! Brenda and Melly talk about their alma mater art school days, how Melly’s freelance career has grown, when to turn down jobs, why failing is good for you, and when you should just say “fuck it!” Sorry for the background noise, we recorded in a coffee shop ~*cause we’re artsy like that.*~ [Intro song: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Ten Thousand Hours”] Continue reading

10/17/13 The “Twenties Pie”

It’s episode 2 of 2 for this special week! Brenda rambles about cold weather, travel tips, relationships, and what the twenties should really be about: pie?

10/16/13 Woman Thoughts?

Brenda talks in traffic about the movie Don Jon, why women take shit too literally, defends Miley Cyrus, and questions why she hates women who talk like “girls” to get what they want. Oh yeah and #StarbucksDrakeHands.

10/03/13 Misconceptions About Make-up

If you could look like ScarJo with the power of make-up, you'd use it too.
If you could look like ScarJo with the power of make-up, you’d use it too.

Traffic rant! Brenda gets heated talking about a girl’s evolution of make-up, how it’s unfair to judge a woman by her make-up, and why you shouldn’t tell a girl she doesn’t need make-up! Bitches!

(P.S. I forgot to talk about the thing I wanted to talk about at the end. Dammit.)

9/11/13 Networking, Bitches!

This is, contrary to popular belief, not what networking is about.
This is, contrary to popular belief, not what networking is about.

AND WE’RE BACK! Brenda talks about lawnmowers, the misconceptions of networking, and how just being a decent human being is important. [Intro song: Earth, Wind, & Fire – “September”]