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Mouse and Weens

Author: Julianne Eggold and Joelle Kohn

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Hollywood vs Housewife sisters fascinated by how people think. A fun conversational podcast with heart. With interviews & stories, we cover relationships, sex, music, film biz, family, parenting. Our goal is to put laughter & joy back into the world!
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E100 - We are kicking off 2021, Season 4, and our 100th episode in laughter! Join in the fun as we list some of our favorite Top Tens. You can be a part of our contest too and win a Mouse and Weens T-shirt, so be sure to stay until the end and send your guesses to mouseandweens@gmail.com! Find out the best movies, the best eyebrows, the best dad jokes, our feelings about dad jokes, and famous laughs. The in-between commentary will really let you find out what makes us tick, so be prepared. We also do a long version of Celebrity Stories That Go Nowhere, Mouse’s favorite segment. Find out about Fred Armisen, Seal, Dan Waters, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kristen Stewart, Stevie Wonder, Keanu Reeves, and Leonardo DiCaprio! This episode is important because we wouldn’t be here without you, our listeners! Thank you! We also celebrate our guests over the years and give big thanks to everyone who has been on our show: Alison Arngrim, Angelo Moore, Michele Harper, W Earl Brown, Chris Fairbanks, Chris Taylor, Wayne Federman, Ahmed Hassan, our panel of police officers, Patti Negri, Angelo "Scrote" Bundini, Laura Haver, Craig Abell-Champion, Jules Hannaford, Don Adams, Paul Shaw, Moxie LaBouche, Marlene Bell, Tony Gleeson, Bill Fuqua, Brian Pawlowski, Chris Osmundson, Joyce Carter, Cowboy Denny, Jen Campbell-Martin, Bachata Jen, Zo Shah, Carla, Kari, Daphne, Stephanie, Toby, Elliot, Charlotte and Sam! We look forward to so many more episodes and fun times ahead as we jump into Season 4! Song credits: “Ernie and Bert” by Julianne Eggold Voice actor: Matt Thompson Podcast promo: The Cretin’s Guild Special shoutouts: Tamara Til the Break of Dawn Mouse and Weens podcast is part of the https://podfixnetwork.com You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens We’d love to hear from you at (858) 206-8746 or mouseandweens@gmail.com  Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. We will kiss you right on the mouth!
Ratty New Year!

Ratty New Year!

2021-01-0101:06:29

E99 - We’ve been Mousing and Weening since December 2017 so this marks our three year anniversary of the podcast! Thank you to everyone for supporting us and listening! We celebrate by talking all about the party that some Christmas rats threw in Julianne’s kitchen and futon and closet and lingerie drawer. We even get a pop-in interview (the sweetest ever!) with the pest control man who happens to interrupt our recording! All this hot rat talk naturally gets us onto the subject of men so we create some steamy Damon, DiCaprio, Martin and Banderas sandwiches. After some past Argentine boyfriend reminiscing, we jump back to reality and recap Christmas in Idaho. It was a great visit full of skeet shooting, holiday traditions, and Cowboy Denny bear poking. We segue into Juls’ story of an ex throwing her into a bear, and an injurious snowboarding photo adventure. And now that we’re back in California, we’re in quarantine and questioning bubbles. We are hearing about more and more people close to us catching covid, which is not a fun subject. Be careful everyone! Back to fun romantic memories of New Years and our goals for 2021. Ah, it’s fun to relive these Tahoe, New York, Times Square crowd stories. Remember crowds?! We close this with a shoutout song to all of the podcasts we’ve mentioned in past episodes.  Song credits: “Shoutouts to Podpals 2020” by Julianne Eggold Voice actor: Matt Thompson Podcast promo: Pop Up Filmcast Mouse and Weens podcast is part of the https://podfixnetwork.com Special shoutouts: Happy Birthday Carla! Thank you Brian K. Lee for your big year end donation! We are sponsored by Dream Dinners! Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents.  It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. At the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS20 for a 20% discount AND during the month of December enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. Sign up at https://www.dreamdinners.com You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens We’d love to hear from you at (858) 206-8746 or mouseandweens@gmail.com  Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! Hope you like our song in this episode to you! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. We will kiss you right on the mouth!
E98 - Find out why Weens almost paid Mouse $2.99 per minute! So humiliating, hilarious, and ho ho inspiring. But first we catch up - faking it until we make it - about college classes, race, selfish kids, Julianne's songwriting, and copyrighting music. Hear the step by step of Joelle's Covid testing and the why behind it. And then we get into our list: Questions to ask your forever person this Christmas. Hear the hard-hitting discussions on cards, cats, snowflake sweaters, work parties, dancing, holiday songs, church, wassail, caroling, mistletoe, and turtlenecks. We hope this episode jiggles your belly like a bowl full of jelly, and we want to hear your answers too. So be sure to write us at mouseandweens@gmail.com Song credit: "Christmas Change" by Julianne Eggold Promo: It's Not Rocket Surgery https://rcktsrgry.wordpress.com We are sponsored by Dream Dinners! Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents.  It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. At the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS20 for a 20% discount AND during the month of December enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. Sign up at https://www.dreamdinners.com Mouse and Weens podcast is part of the https://podfixnetwork.com You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! Hope you like our song in this episode to you! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. We will kiss you right on the mouth!
Joyce Is Choice

Joyce Is Choice

2020-12-1243:12

E97 - Our mom was out to California to visit and we roped her into an early morning recording! Mouse, dressed like Larry King, goes in for some digs. And Weens, dressed like Liberace, gets back with some jabs as we revert to our sibling rivalry days of fighting for mom’s attention. Laugh along at the stories of pets, cowboys, nicknames, cookies, feminism, and altercations at the dentist office. We reminisce about our psychic visit, our dad and friend who passed away, sing a little impromptu gospel, and hear a heartwarming story about our mom’s big brother, our Uncle Bill, to whom this episode is dedicated. This is a lighthearted peek into a day in our life so come join the family! Hope you enjoy it, as we all jump into the holiday season! Song Credits- “Listen While You're Cleaning” by Dan Mahony and Julianne Eggold Podcast Promo - Gravity Beard http://www.gravitybeard.com We are sponsored by Dream Dinners! Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents.  It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. At the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS20 for a 20% discount AND during the month of December enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. Sign up at https://www.dreamdinners.com Mouse and Weens podcast is part of the https://podfixnetwork.com You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens We’d love to hear from you at mouseandweens@gmail.com too! You can get this episode UNEDITED and commercial free - plus bonus content, outtakes, and merch - for a mere $5 a month on http://www.patreon.com/mouseandweens Join the family!
Balancing Act

Balancing Act

2020-12-0347:02

E96 - Life is a big balancing act right now. Who can relate? After some requisite excretory system discussion, and talk about backyards, shotguns, and The Sopranos, we jump into how our Thanksgiving went. As a parent, it’s difficult to know when you’re giving the right amount of time to your kids versus your work. And in Mouse’s case, does podcasting count as work or is it a hobby? What are other people thinking about how much time she spends with her kids versus her computer? Perceptions, expectations, assumptions and The Shoulds can get us all into trouble, so we try to break down our personal experiences. We also get into how friends and family are at different stages of how they are dealing with coronavirus expectations right now. Some of us are expanding our bubbles and spending time with family, and others are strictly locked down and only going on guilt trips! How is this going to play into the upcoming holidays? Join the discussion and let us know how you feel at mouseandweens@gmail.com Song Credits - “Things Aren’t As Bad As They Seem” by Dan Mahony and Julianne Eggold Podcast Promo - Fish Nerds Mouse and Weens podcast is part of the PodFix Network We are sponsored by Dream Dinners! Get more balance in your lifestyle by joining Dream Dinners meal prep system. Save an average of $200 a month on groceries 20 hours a month shopping and prepping! Joelle has been using Dream Dinners since 2017 and tells all her friends about it regularly, so this is a tried and true life hack! Kids love the homecooked meals, it is fast, easy, and a no-brainer for busy parents. It is not a subscription service so you can use it as frequently or as infrequently as you would like. Locations are nationwide. At the San Diego locations of Poway and San Marcos, use MOUSEANDWEENS20 for a 20% discount AND during the month of December enjoy free delivery within 25 mi of the store. https://www.dreamdinners.com You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens Thank you to our Patrons! If you want to be cool like them, you can get this episode UNEDITED and commercial free - plus bonus content, outtakes, and merch - for a mere $5 a month on https://www.patreon.com/mouseandweens Join the family!
E95 - After a little quarantine talk, we do some happiness exercises and get right into some fun filmmaking memories. Julianne worked on "The Muppet Movie" and recalls a day shooting with Chris Cooper, stunt explosions and injuries, and what Brian Henson had to say about his dad Jim Henson. Another sweet man we discuss is Chris Martin from Coldplay. Is Joelle horny or just nostalgic for live music and happier times? We'll go with the latter as we segue into nostalgia talk about 924 Gilman St., the co-op music club from our Bay Area youth. Julianne reconnected with friends from these days, and we both watched the documentary "Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk" to see her friend Sean's role. She talks about his connection to Green Day, and adds a hilarious story about Lint (aka Tim Armstrong) and Lars, the guys from Operation Ivy and Rancid. Why was Julianne fascinated by these types of people? She connected with guys who were interesting and wild, a lot like her friend Puck from "The Real World San Francisco". We hear a funny story about him and our dad in the San Ramon Christmas tree farm, and then remember a story about the East Area Rapist (Golden State Killer) in that same farm, and a Richard Ramirez (Night Stalker) serial killer rental-house connection. We get back into talking about the psychology and angst behind punk music, and the judgements that go along with the music, the hair, and even the tattoos. It quickly turns into a parenting discussion about tattooing, morals, and shame. We battle out who was the worst teen and when a parent needs to draw the line vs when to compromise with your kids when they go down this path. Where do YOU fall on the punk to square scale?! Song Credits- “Be Geep” by Julianne Eggold Podcast Promo- Treble Treble: A Music Podcast - listen to the Green Day episode! Podcast Shoutouts- Brilliant Observations and Anu Heikkinen of Kuuleeko Koulu! We are sponsored by Pink Purl Beauty! Please visit https://www.pinkpurlbeauty.com for the cutest personally curated clothing, cosmetics, accessories and skincare handpicked by friend and stylist Naomi! This is our favorite new site for awesome gifts! Get 20% off your order by entering MOUSEANDWEENS20 at checkout. You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens You can get this episode UNEDITED and commercial free - plus bonus content, outtakes, and merch - for a mere $5 a month on http://www.patreon.com/mouseandweens Join the family!
E94 - Parenting does not come with a handbook. So when is it okay to let your kids watch horror movies? Joelle has two teenage sneaky boys interested in gruesome and gory, and one little girl fascinated by the occult. But being a mom who hates scary things herself, she questions whether she has been too overprotective with her restrictions. Cool aunt and introspective sister Julianne weighs in with her perspective, as she recollects being a kid seeking out thrillers. How were we raised and how did we turn out? Why do people like to be scared? Is it just a rush or does it mess with the brain? We consult some authors on the subject and even bring on an expert in the field to provide his two cents, horror filmmaker Don Adams. He schools us in Horror 101 and gives us a list of classic scary movies to start with. Let's dissect this issue and see where we land. Will this be the year that horror makes its way into Mouse's house? We are sponsored by Pink Purl Beauty! Please visit https://www.pinkpurlbeauty.com for the cutest personally curated clothing, cosmetics, accessories and skincare handpicked by friend and stylist Naomi! This is our favorite new site for awesome gifts! Get 20% off your order by entering MOUSEANDWEENS20 at checkout. You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com/shownotes Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens Find Don Adams on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SadNomad or by searching his movie Vengeance of the Dead on IMDb to see his filmography You can get this episode UNEDITED and commercial free - plus bonus content, outtakes, and merch - for a mere $5 a month on https://www.patreon.com/mouseandweens Join the family!
E93 - We continue the conversation with W. Earl Brown, Deadwood’s ‘Dan Dority’, to find out details including the personal story behind the famous eyeball fight scene, how Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains and ZZ Top are involved, why the award-winning HBO series by David Milch was abruptly cancelled, and how the movie came about, giving the story and its actors closure. We sneak in another fight scene question, this one with Joaquin Phoenix in Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master. Also jump into Earl’s screenplay adaptation of his own personal Catcher in the Rye, Provinces of Night, to become the movie Bloodworth, starring Val Kilmer, Kris Kristofferson, Hillary Duff, Dwight Yoakam, Frances Conroy, and Reece Thompson. The personal family stories and side tales about Kris Kristofferson are not to be missed, as we talk about country music, rock music, and all three of our personal connections with musicians like Steve Earle, Hank Williams, and Dolly Parton. We discuss his country band Sacred Cowboys and his funny new short film Dad Band with possible future installations! Be sure to see work Earl has done, such as playing Sheriff Hugo Root on Preacher, and keep an eye on the exciting future of this wonderful actor, writer, and musician! You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw Episode at A Glance: 2:30 Deadwood: cancellation 8:26 Dan Dority’s fight scene 22:08 Deadwood character complicated like Milch 26:41 Deadwood research and history 28:56 Deadwood locations and shoots 30:20 Bloodworth 41:54 Did your family support you? 43:47 Val Kilmer and Kris Kristofferson 49:40 Music in Bloodworth 54:26 Country music and rock roots 58:17 Sacred Cowboys band 1:02:20 Artistry in his films 1:04:28 His Wife and Love Scenes 1:05:52 Six Degrees to Adam Sandler & Chris Martin 1:09:35 The Joaquin Phoenix fight in P.T. Anderson The Master 1:18:54 Dad Band with Jerry Cantrell Song credits: “Stuck Here Again” written by Julianne Eggold, covered by Three Chord Justice Voice Actor: Matt Thompson Follow @WEarlBrown on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Dad Band on https://youtu.be/31PrzVpMktE For filmography: IMDb, appearances: http://www.cameo.com demo reel: https://vimeo.com/120741162 Transcript of this episode on http://www.mouseandweens.com/shownotes Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube @mouseandweens You can get this episode UNEDITED and commercial free - plus bonus content, outtakes, and merch - for a mere $5 a month on patreon.com/mouseandweens Join the family!
E92 - We’re excited to bring you the first half of our inspiring interview with W. Earl Brown, a very talented and prolific actor that you’ve seen as the main enforcer and right-hand man Dan Dority in HBO’s Deadwood, as Warren in There’s Something About Mary (of franks and beans fame!), as Kenny the news cameraman in Scream, and as the sheriff in Preacher, just to name a few of his works. He is also an amazing storyteller, screenwriter, producer, musician, and wonderful human being. Hear behind the scenes details about his work and inspirations, many from darker places, with stories and mentions about Lemmy from Motorhead, Elijah Wood, Wes Craven, Jamie Kennedy, Johnny Depp, Drew Barrymore, the Farrelly brothers, Ben Stiller, Chris Elliott, David Milch, Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Cusak, Chris Farley, Timothy Olyphant, Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt and more. We learn his backstory from Kentucky to Chicago to LA, his trajectory in successful films and series, his advice to new actors, and his personal, current, and upcoming projects like Bloodworth and Dad Band. If you are a fan of comedy, horror, or westerns, or a fan of rock, metal, or country music, you will find inspiration in this episode, full of wonderful nuggets of wisdom and vulnerability from the perspective of a seasoned actor, husband, father, and friend. You can watch this episode on our Mouse and Weens YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgeuFSExQ2EaHYSG-s4sgZw Episode at A Glance: 3:30 The friendship with Lemmy from Motörhead 9:15 Introductions and hints about current projects 12:24 Scream: Wes Craven,Julianne, Jamie Kennedy, memories, realizations 23:12 There’s Something About Mary 24:10 On playing characters with disabilities 26:55 Career & fate 28:27 On his wife, daughter, and Kentucky 33:56 Scream: what you might not know about Drew Barrymore opening scene 36:57 Favorite kills per Kelly from Boobies & Noobies podcast 37:49 There’s Something About Mary: Did Warren find his baseball? Almost fired? 42:17 On ‘franks and beans’, ‘he was masturbating’, improv, the earmuffs, and Cameo.com 44:23 Typecasting, advice to new actors, fame, financing, character acting, Phillip Seymour Hoffman 48:54 Second City, Chris Farley, comedy in Chicago, the funny fat kid, finding his love of drama 52:12 Deadwood: why it was so unique, the writing, dedication and talent 55:54 Being a murderer, evil, darkness, depression, fears, power and the arts 1:01:47 Acting and vulnerability and the arts 1:03:42 A mistake filming the Deadwood pilot, becoming writer, the dark but genius David Milch 1:06:57 Milch intellectual and emotional, addict and alcoholic, at a higher frequency 1:10:11 Wes Craven and David Milch as his greatest teachers Song credits: “Stuck Here Again” written by Julianne Eggold, covered by Three Chord Justice Voice Actor: Matt Thompson Follow @WEarlBrown on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Dad Band on YouTube by Men Aging Poorly. IMDb for filmography, http://www.cameo.com for appearances, demo reel https://vimeo.com/120741162 Transcript of this episode on http://www.mouseandweens.com/shownotes Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook @mouseandweens You can get this episode UNEDITED and commercial free - plus bonus content, outtakes, and merch - for a mere $5 a month on https://www.patreon.com/mouseandweens Join the family!
E77 - Well, Joelle’s well broke and we hear about the stress as she watches her property’s plants slowly die, a special kind of torture for a gardener! And Julianne catches us up on her frustrating hair moment and hasty Corona cut.  We segue into talking about HAIR during quarantine and the special problems we are all facing - roots, greys, colors and cuts! We interview our good friend Carla Reynolds, a local hairdresser with some thoughts, tips, and tricks during this do-it-yourself time. Should we use boxed color? Try new colors while at home? How can we deal with these roots growing out? How are hairdressers feeling about going back to work? Trimming  kids’ hair? After some more awful 90’s references (apparently we’re stuck), we pivot again into what is fondly called Culture Corner. We have two fun clips with Julianne’s friends: Matthew Stevens reads us a very hip poem of his, and Chris Osmundson gives us a book recommendation complete with character voices! Hear the grand finale song as Julianne sings us out with “The Magic Store” that you may remember from The Muppet Movie. Thank you all for listening and we hope you will consider supporting Meals on Wheels, providing food and well-checks for seniors in need. Promo: I Shake My Head Special thanks to: Unpredictably Us podcast and patron Dana! Song Credit: “The Magic Store” cover by Julianne Eggold and Joelle Reluctant Kohn MouseAndWeens.com | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Patreon VIP
E76 - Meet Ahmad ‘Ahmed’ Hassan, DIY Network’s original host of Yard Crashers. He and Julianne have been friends since they were teens in northern California, and you won’t believe what he originally thought of Weens! Ahmad, also spelled Ahmed for television, tells us about his rocky start and how he turned his life around and became educated in horticulture. We hear his path getting discovered by HGTV and DIY Network, ultimately hosting gardening and landscaping shows The Dirt On…, Blog Cabin, Turf War, and his signature Yard Crashers which inspired multiple spin offs! We get some inside scoop about the background of his career, of how the show worked behind the scenes, his public work as a celebrity spokesperson, and owning his own thriving landscaping business. Ahmad answers some listener gardening questions about grubs, succulents, eucalyptus, tight jeans!, and tells us about the quirky eco-friendly way he has been bathing lately! This dynamic man is a standup dad, friend, and family member with interesting thoughts on religion and being raised a black man in America. His passion for integrity and hard work is apparent, and we know you will enjoy listening and getting to know Ahmad Hassan! Video version available on YouTube You can follow Ahmad for articles, updates, events and to contact his Ahmad Hassan Landscape Services on www.ahmedhassan.tv Website @ahmedhassan4tv Instagram @ahmadandahmed Twitter @celebritylandscaper Facebook @northerncalifornialandscaping Facebook Podcast Promo: Nerdy B*tches Leave reviews for us & your favorite podcasts on Podchaser, the imdb of podcasts! For each review written, they will donate 25 cents to the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund! Song Credit: “Love of My Friends” by Julianne Eggold, available on JulianneEggold.com MouseAndWeens.com | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Patreon Bonuses
E75 - Meet Laura Haver, a life coach, writer and athlete. As a mom herself, and the creative playful talent behind Chasing Havers, she gives us practical advice on getting through these homebound, tumultuous times. We talk about distractions, mental overwhelm, and meltdowns, and learn how we can get back on the happiness track with some straightforward steps. Find out about her sanity checklist and daily hacks to help organize our chaotic lives. And take part in her fun challenge called #WeWriteTheStory2020 which through games and play, creates connection and mental shifts toward happiness. Whether you’re a parent like Mouse looking for support and structure, or feeling indecisive like Weens with interests or career, you can use what Laura offers to get you centered and onto that path forward. We’re excited for you to hear this episode and to spread positivity. It is contagious! Video version of this episode on YouTube @chasinghavers on Instagram with #WeWriteTheStory2020 to show your daily fun and games during this time! www.chasinghavers.com for articles, games, coaching. Sign up on Laura’s site for a free sanity checklist and discovery call. Special for listeners! Contact Laura and apply to beta-test exclusive games for her upcoming book! Take the personality strengths quiz at www.viacharacter.org Leave reviews for us & your favorite podcasts on Podchaser, the imdb of podcasts! For each review written, they will donate 25 cents to the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund! Podcast Promo: Mama Never Told Us! Song Credit: “Love of My Friends” by Julianne Eggold, available on JulianneEggold.com MouseAndWeens.com | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Patreon Bonuses
E74 – We celebrate Mouse and mom’s birthday by going to the Hollywood hills to visit a good witch, Patti Negri, author and psychic medium to the stars…and to us! Patti shares her personal journey of how she learned to embrace her gifts of communicating with the dead from a very early age. She reveals some spiritual encounters on tv shows clearing ghosts from famous houses, channeling celebrities like Michael Jackson, and conjuring serial killers like that of the Black Dahlia. Then we get down and dirty with our own personal tarot readings and contacting our dead loved ones. Mouse gets a special bathtub spell to connect to her inner child, Weens discovers that her new love is waiting in a corner, and mom talks to her mother who reveals something very personal and vulnerable. Patti facilitates some very spooky-cool and extremely insightful connections to ourselves and to our loved ones who have passed on. And at the end of the episode Mouse gets unsettling news regarding our dead father and the lies that were told. Where will we go from here?  Patti gives some great tips on how to tap into your own psychic abilities, how to deal with imbalance and stress, and how to work toward happiness, all outlined in her book Old World Magick for the Modern World. Come on this journey with us as Patti lifts the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead, and allows us all to peek in. You will be on the edge of your seat! Follow and schedule Patti: www.pattinegri.com Purchase the book: Old World Magick for the Modern World: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Balance, Empower, and Create a Life You Love. Podcast Promo: Naptime Nancy Song Credit: “Bad Mama (Good Witch)” by Julianne Eggold MouseAndWeens.com | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Behind the Scenes | Unedited Episode
Costa Corona Birthday

Costa Corona Birthday

2020-03-2658:26

E73 - Costa Rica during the coronavirus outbreak? Weens finally safely returned home and talks all about her gorgeous but dicey girls trip. Even though there is a lot of laughing in this episode, we get into our feelings as we talk about how everything is going in our two very different lives. Weens is happy doing a solo quarantine in artistic solitude, while Mouse is juggling a full family household and attempting homeschooling with lots of unknowns. There are fun stories, dumb jokes, some tears, and a few nice takeaways. And being Mouse's and mom's birthday, Weens writes a special custom song to celebrate this weird year! Joelle's pals also add some nice sentiments, so listen until the end! Hope everyone is hanging in there and we hope to bring you some solace and smiles. Podcast Promo: Book of Lies Song Credit "What A Day" by Julianne Eggold MouseAndWeens.com | Instagram | Twitter |  Facebook | Behind the Scenes | Patreon Bonus Episodes
E72 - Imagine falling in love on a dating website, becoming involved in a long-distance relationship, and after finally meeting face to face, realizing that you have been catfished by a criminal and are in serious danger? This happened to teacher, author, and podcaster Jules Hannaford. After escaping, she documented this harrowing true crime story with a book and a successful 9-episode podcast called "Fool Me Twice". We sit down with Jules to find out more in-depth details about her incredible story, learning some exclusive new details of her case never released before! We talk about her feelings around this relationship while she was at the height of it and what happened in the aftermath. Find out why Jules, later burdened with shame, chose to share her story, and learn some important takeaways on how to avoid romance scams and what to do if you find yourself in too deep with a con artist, scammer, or catfisher. We are proud to help deliver this story and to call Jules a friend. Please visit her website to support all her endeavors and join our Facebook Group for more behind the scenes discussions. Thank you! Jules Hannaford's podcast and book "Fool Me Twice" on www.foolmetwicepod.com You can also find Jules hosting "Hong Kong Confidential" wherever you listen to podcasts Video version of this episode on YouTube Song Credit: “Chocolate Eyes” acoustic, written by Julianne Eggold, performed by Dan Mahony MouseAndWeens.com | Instagram | Twitter |  Facebook | Behind the Scenes | Patreon Bonus Episodes
E71 - It’s easy to be awkward if you’re an Eggold sister,  we have come to find out. Hear the latest completely mortifying story that happened to Julianne at work. Is it a tall girl thing because of extra long limbs? Or is it just us? Joelle is famous for waving when people look away, and we are both guilty of just generally being big dorks. We call on our friends to help us commiserate and hear some of their stories too, most involving underwear! Then we make official our segment “Celebrity Stories That Go Nowhere”, underlining that awkwardness is rampant around stars! We end with a must-hear tutorial about handshakes, fist bumps, and that elusive cheek kiss. Tune in and join the fun by writing to us with your awkward and embarrassing stories! mouseandweens@gmail.com or DM on all the social media platforms @mouseandweens Podcast Promo: Unpredictably Us Song Credit: “Hallelujah I Love Her So” cover by The Coffee Shop Trio Website | Instagram | Twitter |  Facebook | Behind the Scenes | Patreon Bonus Episodes
Fifty Shades of Shaw

Fifty Shades of Shaw

2020-02-2601:31

E70 - This is Part 2 of Paul Shaw’s interview with Julianne. Hear the other side of his career beyond solely surrogate partner and intimacy coach as discussed in Episode 69. He is a male dominatrix, or dom, and explains his life as a sensual professional working in an all-female Los Angeles dungeon. THIS EPISODE IS ONLY AVAILABLE ON PATREON. You might be surprised to learn about the psychology and empowerment behind the world of BDSM. Mr. Shaw takes his job seriously, making sure to understand his client’s background and goals, and takes great pride in his care and communication. You will hear stories of some of his clients and understand why the world of kinks and fetishes can be one of healing and therapy. https://www.patreon.com/mouseandweens Song credit: “Love Is A Mess” by Julianne Eggold Paul Shaw: www.mrshaw.top and  www.surrogatepartner.care Website | Gear | Instagram | Twitter |  Facebook | Behind the Scenes
E69 - Julianne meets Paul Shaw and discusses his fascinating life as an intimacy coach and surrogate partner for those needing to work through overcoming sexual barriers. He is a former born again Christian, but now gives people physical sessions for their intimate issues, their empowerment, and their self-love. Hear stories about clients with disabilities that he has worked with, and what he has to say about human sexuality, psychology, relationships, and healing. This is a powerful episode in which we learn about sex and anatomy, with one of Paul’s goals being to teach men, women, and couples how to communicate and have better more meaningful sex. At A Glance: 1:00 - Introduction 4:30 - Definition of sex surrogate partner 7:00 - His background 14:00 - Clientele 22:00 - In your head, into your body (pro tip #1) 25:30 - Insecurities, being in the moment (pro tip #2) 28:00 - Religion & purpose 29:30 - Exploring (pro tip #3) 30:00 - Vulva v. vagina (pro tip #4) 30:15 - Tantric sex 32:00 - G-spot, labia 33:15 - Labiaplasty, porn 35:30 - Orgasm, patriarchy 36:45 - Classes for men 38:15 - Intimacy coaching, trauma 41:00 - Touch and somatic therapy 43:30 - Settling down, girlfriend 44:30 - Conclusion Song credit: “Love Is A Mess” by Julianne Eggold Paul Shaw: www.surrogatepartner.care Part 2 of this Episode on Patreon.com/mouseandweens Website | Email | Gear | Instagram | Twitter |  Facebook | Behind the Scenes
E68 - Today is a little indulgent as we talk about singing talent within our family. What can I say? A proud mom, an auntie, and a grandma are all involved! You’ll hear Charlotte’s sweet little voice singing James Taylor, and a conversation with our mom, Joyce Carter, on how she came to be a music major with a full scholarship to the University of Arizona. Find out our connections with Linda Ronstadt and Bing Crosby, and hear our grandparents’ WWII love story! We finish by discussing parenting with takeaways for me to connect my kids to nature and to spend more quality time with them nurturing their talents and gifts. At A Glance: 0:00-4:30 Los Angeles vs San Diego, back to work at The Rookie 4:30-6:02 Lexicon of sixties, fashion of twenties 7:05-10:01 Snowbirds, horses, theater camp, tucking kids in at night 10:01-11:57 Charlotte singing, Weens wants to momageer 11:57-13:14 Kids personalities, nature vs nurture, shyness 13:14-15:39 Interview with Mom:  musical family in the 1950s 15:39-19:00 Childhood in Texas, church choir, in family quartet 19:00-23:05 Tucson Arizona All State Choir, University of Arizona scholarship life 23:05-26:36 The Linda Ronstadt story. Did mom miss fame by staying in school and having babies? 26:36-29:02 How to get a shy child comfortable singing 29:02-33:11 Grandma’s and Grandpa’s WWII love story 33:11-37:36 The Bing Crosby story 37:36-43:11 Parenting in digital age, back to nature, quality time, nurture talent 43:11-45:17 Conclusion and Charlotte singing James Taylor Podcast Promo: Boobies & Noobies Song credit: “Fire and Rain” cover by Charlotte Kohn Contact, support & join Mouse and Weens Website | Email | Patreon Bonuses | Gear | Instagram | Facebook | Behind the Scenes
Well Good Morning!

Well Good Morning!

2020-01-1350:32

E67 - Hop on the 2020 sister train and follow our thoughts as we talk through Mouse’s suburban optimism and Weens’ city pessimism, while discussing traffic, Mr. Rogers, true crime, and the homeless. Our eyes were opened by Julianne’s interview with a Los Angeles Police Department officer, who had a lot of information and thoughtful perspectives on the homeless problem in LA and the day to day issues that the LAPD deals with. Then we have some parenting discussions about Mouse’s boys about male role models, teasing and gender jokes, internet safety, and sexual health. Fun fact: did you know Joelle was a sex educator in college and was on the news talking about HPV? Now, don’t be fooled by the heavy topics. This episode is laden with ridiculousness and funny stories. Look out for brisk red sweaters, bearded ice skaters, drunk tarot card readers, caped rollerskaters in g-strings, condom banana totems, and a guy named Rare. Come hang out with us and be part of the fam! Visit Patreon for bonus funny outtakes from this episode! At A Glance: 0:00-1:49 Donate to homeless a/o trafficked youth CovenantHouseCalifornia.org 1:49-5:48 Catching up, LA, freeway, red sweaters 5:48-9:33 True crime, optimism, Dirty John 9:36-15:43 Skating stories 15:43-21:13 Fascinating people on the street 21:13-26:51 Trying to help homeless 27:12-38:33 Interview with LAPD about homeless 38:33-41:33 Weekend recap, Marc Maron, Black Crystal Wolf Kids 41:33-44:24 Raising boys, role models, internet safety 44:24-48:00 Sex education Thanks to our podcast pals: Best Forevers, Fataliteas, Cult of Domesticity, Not A Safe Space, Quick and Dirty Romance, Her American Story, Couples Talking Couples, Feminists Without Mystique Song credit: “Beautiful Girl” by Julianne Eggold available on www.julianneeggold.com/art-of-freelance Contact, support & join Mouse and Weens Website | Email | Patreon Bonuses | Gear | Instagram | Facebook | Behind the Scenes
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