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Author: J. Alejandro & Maddie

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Tired parents tackle 3 topics to raise a glass to. Or Something.
48 Episodes
Hello all! We got a new president! Let's talk about it. J finished Madeline Miller's Song of Achilles and we must discuss ASAP. On family movie night, we watched Spirited Away, what a movie to wrap up the show! Don't forget to subscribe and rate the podcast, that would help us a lot! Send your grievances to Much love, J&M
Happy Wednesday everyone! We're coming to you today to talk about three things! HBO's latest tragicomedy, Bad Education, starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney. Did you hear there's an election coming up? Madd and I muster up some thoughts on the current election climate and what is potentially to come. Brace yourselves for dark clouds and our cat fucking up the segment too... Also, in these horrific times, it's nice to look back on something that made us smile. So we're talking about The Might Ducks and how it was one of the greatest repressed memories of my childhood, and our hope to make regular viewings of this gem a new tradition. Much love, J&M Send your thoughts and grievances at ourkidsasleep (at) gmail (dot) com! Don't forget to help us out if you can and subscribe and review the pod, we love you!
Hey y'all! Madd and I watched some light stuff on Netflix: Emily in Paris! Followed by the horrific truths uncovered by Ronan Farrow in his book, Catch and Kill. Let us know what you're up to at Much love, J&M
Hey, it's been a while! OKA IS BACK! So... Maddie's been off social media after watching The Social Dilemma, come join us in our chat about the destructive nature of social media, and what else to do in your spare time! We've missed you, dear friends. Much love, j
Hello all! We are joined by Brenda Zamora, actor and sister, to talk about: What We Do in the Shadows, the movie and TV series adaptation. TLC, The Learning Channel and our varied opinions on their popular reality shows. and lastly, we talk about Brenda's experience behind the scenes of The Laundromat, her first role in a feature film! Join us on this very special episode and don't forget to subscribe and review the show! Check out Brenda's IG for the latest projects and updates! @brendazzamora!
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
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