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Author: J. Alejandro & Maddie

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Tired parents tackle 3 topics to raise a glass to. Or Something.
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Hi friends, Wow, a lot to unpack! Much wow. We go all out on the following: Jeffrey Epstein's Filty Rich Documentary on Netflix! Lovebirds, an action romance flick! The History of Corpse Medicine, an amazing new book about how they used to try anything back in the day to get healthy. Check it out! Much love and happy 4th! #blacklivesmatter! -J&M Find out more at
Wow, long time no see! We're back after a whirlwind of life and crumbling society to talk about a few things: Black Lives Matter. Change is coming. It must! We share our recent self-isolation experience, 14 days at home! Good news! The Last Airbender is on Netflix! Yes, we watched the whole thing. Much love throughout this difficult time, -J&M Campaign Zero: Organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in the U.S. Unicorn Riot: Nonprofit media collective dedicated to exposing the root causes of social, economic, and environmental issues. George Floyd Memorial Fund: The official GoFundMe to support the Floyd family. Minnesota Freedom Fund: Community-based fund set up to pay criminal bail and immigration bonds for individuals who have been arrested while protesting police brutality. This has become one of the most prominent bail funds, providing relief to protesters in Minneapolis seeking justice for George Floyd. Find out more at
Hello all!We're off to the races with episode 40 of OKA from the new podcasting corner in our basement! Enjoy Maddie's Book Pick this week! We watched the second part of Stephen King's IT movie adaptation, so check out the scary talk! Also, Madd and I cover the Schitt's Creek finale! Lots of Ew, Davids to come... Much love,J&MSend your grievances to ourkidsasleep@gmail.comFind out more at
Hi all,Here we are talking about important issues like The Phantom of the Opera presented by Andrew Lloyd Webber because we need stuff to watch right now!Let's take a look at This is Important to Me, a podcast by Taylor Tomlinson and Sam Morril!Much love,J&MFind out more at
Like most people in this country, we are filled with anguish about what the hell is going on. Here's a brief discussion about what we are doing to get through the quarantine, as well as reminding ourselves of what is important during this difficult time. We shall overcome.We also briefly discussed the Hulu comedy Shrill. Hope you come along!During this time, we'd love to hear from you and how you're handling your quarantine: ourkidsasleep@gmail.comBe well and stay safe, friends. Much love,J&MFind out more at
We're back!Wild times happening right now. On this episode, we discuss the latest Coronavirus happenings and Taylor Tomlinson's new special on Netflix. Let us know how you're getting by on this Coronavirus quarantine via email at ourkidsasleep@gmail.comStay safe out there, dear friends. Much love,J&MFind out more at
It's go time: Had to be adults and pay our taxes. That was a blast. Can we just take a moment to talk about how Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actually is??? Madd has to stop you right there and let you know how amazing her latest read is, "Circe" by Madeline Miller. Also, we take this opportunity to check out a lovely comedy by Ricky Gervais and Co. called "The Invention of Lying." Come along and toast with us! Stop by and say hi at Much love, J&M Find out more at
Behold, the following stuff! The healing properties of date nights for married people. Real grown-ass person stuff. You've been Caucused: The horrifying nature of the caucus and why the hell is it still here? A duet of rants and thoughts on the current Democratic candidates still standing. We finally wrapped up watching The Mandalorian. Hold on to your butts, this episode has it all!We'd love to hear from you, dear friends: ourkidsasleep@gmail.comJ&MFind out more at
Hi folks!Special Episode Time! We were fortunate to see our friends Sam and Austin on their Wyoming break from life in Iowa! We got to hear what they've been up to, talk of The Rescuers Down Under, Tech and Voice Control, and catching up! And to any of our dear friends, shoot us a message if you want to come on the show, we'd love to have you on! These hermits need you.Much love,J&M Shoot us an email at ourkidsasleep@gmail.comFind out more at
Happy New Year folks!On this go round, we discuss The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris. An insanely savage book about Joseph lister and the quest to change Victorian medicine. Brought to you by Maddie!We thought we'd share some thoughts on our favorite Christmas Movies of days past as well as some Christmas favorites from this year. Recent titles include Noelle, The Christmas Chronicles, and old favorites such as Home Alone, The Santa Clause, and more!Of course, this being an inbetween episode, we'd like to share some of our own New Year Resolutions, as well as to say THANK YOU, to all of you who've taken time to listen and support this fun project of ours.Much love to you all and happy 2020!!!Find out more at
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Good golly!We have a podcast episode for you! Madd and I sat down to talk about JoJo Rabbit's masterful handling of the joyful and the horrific, as well as the hilarious and sweet crammed into one standup/one-man show by Mike Birbiglia. Good stuff on a weekday. Enjoy your week, friends!Much love,J&MFind out more at
Hi Folks!On this Thanksgiving week, we cover the glorious arrival of Disney Plus and all of its entertainment bounty, including first episodes of The Mandalorian, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, and all the timeless classics we grew up watching in the 90s!Also, on this day, we would like to share our sad withdrawal from the incomparable Schitt's Creek. We are missing it terribly, so come join us and find out what makes this show so special!Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!Much love,J&MFind out more at
Hi all!Here's a weekday talk about all kinds of stuff:How about a throwback to the early 2000s chatting about Steven Soderbergh's superior remake of Ocean's Eleven. We spoil the hell out of this one, so if you haven't seen a 20+ year old film, we apologize.We bring back the uplifting news headline and bring you some well needed joy around these parts!And raving about a new concert opportunity, can't wait! Thanks for joining us as we continue our experiment!Much love,J&M Find out more at
Hey folks,We begin a celebration of Disney's The Little Mermaid with a slight prologue about Bullet Journaling.This joyful profane segment was followed by a rant disguised as a discussion on impeachment (Also #yanggang shoutout). Because we hadn't talked about it in a while. Also, a shoutout to Halloween and candy coma.Have a great week, friends.J&MFind out more at
Hi folks!Just in the nick of time, we got our podcast episode in! Very proud of ourselves, much wow:Madd could not wait to share some thoughts on Stephen King's latest, The Institute. She read it like a mad person in record time so let's hear some critical and emotional reactions!Just when we thought it couldn't get more obvious, this Ukraine business gets blown wide open by Bill Taylor's statement to Congress. Will the Democrats continue to twiddle their thumbs or impeach? Let's rage together!Lastly, we wanted to spend a few minutes praising and sharing our love for the one and only holiday classic The Nightmare Before Christmas. Now it's a family tradition our son can enjoy with us! Also, we tried watching the new Star Wars trailer but we refuse to go to Disney jail, so instead of playing it in the background, you will hear us reacting to dead silence. It was wonderful.Be well, friends.J&MFind out more at
Wow, hi folks!Happy to be back as we celebrated Madd's birthday this weekend!In honor of the little adventures we had this weekend, we thought to keep things slightly local and chat about Casper and some of the cool things to do this weekend. Casper ain't so bad! Also, we are in no way, shape or form affiliated with the City of Casper nor its marketing entities. What the hell, can't I just say something nice about Casper?Since it's spooky scary October, we're doing blurbs and quick shoutouts to our favorite spooky scary films. This time around we babble on and rejoice in the 70s joy of Richard Donner's The Omen. Catholic guilt, here we go again!Lastly, a breakthrough! Madd and I find a new way to cover the news! Give it a listen!Hope you're well,J&MFind out more at
Hi there, Here's what we have going on in this episode:Tom Segura: We had the pleasure of watching the water champ/comedian Tommy Bunz at the Buell in Denver and we laughed, cried, and cringed.We looked at top news headlines on Reddit over the last seven days. ...Why are we like this?We're doing some blurbs on a few of our favorite spooky scary movies and books, enjoy a little shoutout to Kubrick vs King as they battled over The Shining.Much love,J&MFind out more at
Okay here we go!On this episode, we'd like to share our first reaction to Bill Burr's hilarious new comedy special, Paper Tiger.We try the Reddit News Headlines Recap under a time crunch, and Maddie gives us some immediate responses after checking out Stephen King's IT (the first chapter). Scary spooky movies are definitely not her thing.Come one, come all! Have a good week, folks!J&MFind out more at
Here we go, let's talk about three things:On this one, we go back to the beginning of the millennium when the Lord of the Rings trilogy came out and everything changed. We share some thoughts on Two Towers, because as we tend to do at our house, we start in the middle and figure out the rest. The first of a few talks on the timeless Lord of the Rings films.Next up we cover the top headlines on reddit this week (our new segment to find one feel-good headline!).And to end on a good note, Maddie and I talk about email correspondence back in the day. It is definitely a throwback kind of episode. Shoot us an email at if there's something you'd like us to cover or to say hi!Much love and have a great week,J&MFind out more at
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