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The podcast that asks why YOU know SO MUCH about a VERY specific topic. Comedians Nadia Osman and Steve Szlaga invite guests to talk about a singular, limited point of interest they know more about than anyone (but that Nadia and Steve usually know next to nothing about). Topics range from pop culture, history, science, politics, and art, to anything and everything niche, kitsch, camp, weird, wild, wondrous, and beyond. Come join the party!
 
There's nothing like a good romance novel. And there's definitely nothing like a cheap romance novel. On 'Too Stupid to Live' comedy writer/actor Becky Feldman along with a hilarious guest review romance novels that are $5 or less. Each episode is filled with naughty reviews, sexy excerpts and perceptive analysis on those steamy book covers.
 
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This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actress and podcast host Laci Mosley (@divalaci) about the specific topic of the 1993 Halloween themed cult classic Disney film Hocus Pocus. Why can't Sarah Jessica Parker remember filming this movie when Bette Midler and Kathy Najimy were standing right there? How come Leonardo DiCaprio turned this down? What's w…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actress Betsy Sodaro (@betsysodaro) about the specific topic of favorite, top, all-time, "best. episode. ever." moments of The Simpson's annual Halloween themed Treehouse of Horror specials. Exactly how many of these can we quote off the top of our heads? What's too scary for kids, and still terrifying as an adult…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to podcast host Lucé Tomlin-Brenner (@ltbcomedy) about the specific topic of the insane number of timelines in the Halloween movie franchise. So if you're a newbie to Michael Myers or John Carpenter's horror classic, what's the best order to see them in, between 5 timelines and 11 films? What about the Laurie Strode…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to writer and director Greg Smith (@smithlgreg) about the specific topic of video game P.T., developed by Kojima Productions, and directed/designed by Hideo Kojima (alongside film director Guillermo del Toro). Why did this "playable teaser" scare the bejeesus outta Greg? How does a first-person psychological horror v…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor and writer Marshall Givens (@MrHappyGivens) about the specific topic of upcoming (as of this recording!) Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion. How did this hit TV show starring a young Will Smith impact us? What are the episodes that still hold up? Which of Quincy Jones's daughters is Hilary based on? What about …
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor and writer Kylie Brakeman (@deadeyebrakeman) about the specific topic of "Flat Earth" conspiracy theories. How did a couple of guys blow up the Internet and make YouTube a hub of conspiracies that began with "the planet Earth is actually flat?" How do you disprove this stupid, unscientific idea to true belie…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor and Two Old Queens podcast host John Flynn (@JFly99) about the specific topic of starring in six separate productions of one of the longest-running Broadway musicals of all time, A Chorus Line. Which roles were the most fun to play in this show? What do you do when with your downtime in Hawaii? How exactly d…
 
In this special episode, Steve checks in with Nadia after touching down in Michigan (you know, where Steve's family lives)! We get into the ins and outs of cross-country driving and traveling during COVID-19, along with what it's like to camp, what happens when your tent falls apart, what happens when you get an $11 deal for a Las Vegas hotel, and …
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor Drew Droege (@drewdroege) about the specific topic of the infamous 1989 opening number for the Academy Awards broadcast (featuring a singing Rob Lowe and Snow White in an awkward 11-minute musical...thing), along with other notable weird, wild, and stupid moments from Oscars history. Why does everyone give M…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor and comedian Kale Hills (@KaleEthan) about the specific topic of performing in Christian Youth Theatre as a teen, and his role in The Chronicles of Narnia musical they produced. What's the connection between CYT and Michelle Williams? What's the juiciest theatre kid role, the Witch or Aslan the Lion? Just ho…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to writer and podcast host Drew Spears (@drewspurs) about the specific topic of American folklore creature The Hodag, native to Rhinelander, Wisconsin. What's our favorite version of this cryptozoological myth, the one that's super cute, or the mascot for country radio? How awful was the creator of the Hodag, local t…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to comic writer Alex Firer (@AlexFirer) about the specific topic of Nintendo beloved Wario Land 2. What are the game mechanics behind this 90s classic with different endings? Are Mario and Wario related by blood? How does this overall-wearing Danny DeVito lookalike represent immigrant fathers? Did Nadia learn looming…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to podcast host Renee Colvert (@ReneeColvert) about the specific topic of the myth of people-pleasing, co-dependency, and how this psychological minefield does more damage than good to your mental health. What are all the ways three chronic people pleasers have overcome this habit? How do we set healthy boundaries in…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor and writer Carl Tart (@DammitCARL) about the specific topic of the botched move of the NBA's Clippers from San Diego to Los Angeles, suffering for decades under the gross mismanagement of racist real estate mogul Donald Sterling. How did Blake Griffin change the game? Will Steve Ballmer change the team? Why …
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to Corporate writer Caroline Anderson (@carolineeand) about the specific topic of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, the oldest running marionette puppet theater in America. How did Bob Baker influence Disneyland, the Muppets, future puppeteers, LGBTQ youth, and more? Which sexy cat puppet makes us horniest? How does …
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor Jay Pichardo (@jaypichardo) about the specific topic of the 1997 Frasier episode "Ham Radio," starring none other than Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, and the rest of the cast in this very silly half-hour of screwball comedy. What does this TV show have in common with Mary Tyler Moore? How is a radio play…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to producer and past guest Matt Apodaca (@mattapodaca) about the specific topic of the 2010 raunchy comedy film Jackass 3D, starring Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Magera, and the rest of the MTV Jackass gang. How does this third installment hold up? What are the best pranks and stunts? Why is it actually art, legiti…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to comedian Riley Silverman (@rileyjsilverman) about the specific topic of the problematic 80s comedy Short Circuit 2, the sequel to the first movie about the same robot. How does Riley know the entire plot of this film? Why don't we have imdb pro passwords? Why did they use a robot to dig a tunnel to steal jewels fo…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to writer Lauren McGuire (@imlaurenmcguire) about the specific topic of the real-life Coco Bongo night club, based in four locations including Cancun and Carmen del Playa, but also kind of based on the Jim Carrey movie The Mask. What does this nightlife hotspot have to do with The Mask? Why is there a fight between B…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor and writer Haley Mancini (@thehaleyexperience) about the specific topic of learning about the history of languages and linguistics (you know, as a hobby!). Who are the "Scottish" accents of Spanish speakers? Why is learning Arabic so hard? What's the connection between Hindi and Norwegian? Is there such a th…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to writer Kyle Kasabian (@kylekasabian) about the specific topic of the brutally awful television pilot Generation X, based on the X-Men comic series that came out in the mid-90s. What went wrong on the casting of Jubilee? Who's the horniest X-Men? Why is Jim Carrey the go-to villain impression? So what's up with the…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to writer and comedian Eliza Skinner (@elizaskinner) about the specific topic of the insane Andrew Lloyd Weber musical Starlight Express. How did this show about humans playing trains on roller skates succeed? Who's the sexiest train, and was it played by Jane Krakowski? What stopped Steve from watching Love Never Di…
 
In these unprecedented times, Becky checks in with some of her favorite past guests to see how they’re doing AND what’s on their TBR list (i.e. to-be-read list). In this inaugural episode, Kelly Reynolds of Boobies & Noobies stops by to discuss Scottish men that are trapped in mirrors, sexy hockey fights, and adjusting to a new normal. Also, Becky …
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to actor and podcast host Carlos Santos (@ofcourseitscarlos) about the specific topic of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie from 1990. Why didn't anyone in Hollywood dare to print the free money this film would've given them? Why were there Pizza Hut ads, but they ate Domino's? *Carrie Bradshaw voiceover…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to journalist and podcast host Carrie Poppy (@CarriePoppyYES) about the specific topic of investigating the science behind paranormal activity. What was Carrie's ghost encounter, and what are the scientific explanations for ghosts? Why did Steve stay on the haunted Queen Elizabeth? Why does Nadia's dad believe a ghos…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to writer and podcast host Molly Lambert (@mollylambert) about the specific topic of the 80s architectural wonder of glass bricks. When did masonry introduce glass blocks into buildings? Why are they so featured in porn houses? What about Melrose Place, original and reboot versions? What's up with The Hills' Kristin …
 
Nicole Kronzer is a YA author who discovered that you don’t need to live in the Big Apple to be a writer! Can you believe it?! Anyway, she joins Becky to discuss her newest book “Unscripted”. Then they head off to the future, to the Bezos Space Station in particular, to review “Star Puppy” by Susan Grant ($0.99)…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to writer and podcast host Nick Wiger (@nickwiger) about the specific topic of jazz saxophone. Who are some of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, and why are they worth knowing? How do we feel about playing any musical instrument in marching band? When did Fred Durst become a patron of the arts? Let's do this a…
 
This week, Nadia and Steve talk to comedian and podcast host Peter Kim (@peterkz) about the specific topic of grocery shopping on a budget, specifically now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, when buying groceries has become more of an ordeal than ever. What pantry staples does Peter buy? How do you save money on produce, meat, dairy, and more right no…
 
COVID-19 has us inside of our homes, but Nadia and Steve keep up the fun by talking about their first week and beyond social distancing during the virus outbreak. What the hell is a Zoom? Why is Britney Spears the lone voice of reason right now? What's up with Frozen 2? Stay safe and wash those hands! Let's do this again some time!…
 
This week, Steve and Nadia talk with actor/writer Lizz Adams (@Lizz) about the specific topic of training dogs -- all kinds of dogs! -- and classic dog behavioral issues. Is your puppy barking too much? What about a dog that's guarding the food bowl, or chewing up stuff? Why Cesar Milan can suck it? And while we're at it, what ARE the good dog name…
 
This week, Steve and Nadia talk with writer Rache Hastings (@rachelhastings) about the specific topic of working at the American Girl Store, where she learned how to help kids and parents alike shop for these classic dolls (both historical and modern) originally designed by The Pleasant Company. Who's our favorites: Kirsten, Samantha, Molly, Felici…
 
This week, Steve and Nadia talk with writer and podcast host Jordan Morris (@Jordan_Morris) about the specific topic of the Los Angeles historic destination and Southern California field trip favorite The La Brea Tar Pits (and George C. Page Museum), where they've dug up remains of dire wolves, saber-toothed cats, and more from the Ice Age. What is…
 
This week, Steve and Nadia wrap up February Duos with married comedy couple Lucia Aniello (@LuciaAniello) and Paul W. Downs (@paulwdowns) on the specific topic of Brooklyn neighborhood Williamsburg and their favorite restaurants from 2008. NYC foodies from a while back, this one is for you! Delis, Italian, and Thai, oh my! Where do you go to eat ch…
 
This week, Steve and Nadia keep February Duos going with podcast hosts Joel Spence (@joelaspence) and Deb Tarica (@instantdeborah) from This Particular Album is Very, Very Important to Me about the specific topic of the amazing life and mysterious death of singer, musician, producer, and activist Sam Cooke. Which songs of Sam Cooke's many Billboard…
 
This week, Steve and Nadia keep February Duos going with real-life couple Jess Ross (@CollegeHumor) and actress Kait Thompson (@kaitdrawingstuff) about the specific topic of all the many hundreds of ways to cook eggs. How do people eat eggs around the world? Should you add milk to your scrambler? What the hell is scrapple? Why was Beauty & The Beas…
 
This week, Steve and Nadia kick off February Duos with writers Brad Evans (@bradfordevans) and Nick Ciarelli (@nickciarelli) about the specific topic of the real-life Simpsons house, part of a contest to win a Nevada home modeled after the long-running TV show. Why are the floors made of concrete? Why was Maggie's high-chair glued to the kitchen? W…
 
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