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A podcast about making the most of our 30s. Armed with coffee, Andrew and Carter work through the difficulties of being "responsible" adults, learning and experimenting their way through the decade you're supposed to have it all figured out. Except they don't.
 
A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through two stories of marital misconduct and love gone wrong, blending biography, pop culture, history, and politics. "It’s one part Vanity Fair meets Town & Country, one part country music song—and an all-around good time." - The Atlantan. "Enjoying the juicy details of other people’s relationships is having a moment." Sunday Times Style Magazine (UK). "When this shameless show about bad rela ...
 
Reality Check Radio is all about Reality TV! Get caught up on all the current reality shows. Call in to discuss your favorites! Recent Guests Include: America's Next Top Model's Nigel Barker and CariDee English, Pretty Wicked's Mia Tyler, Top Chef's Gail Simmons, Carla Hall, Jamie Lauren and Ariane Duarte, Survivor's Rupert Boneham and Jessica "Sugar" Kiper, The Amazing Race's Nick and Starr Spangler, Ken and Tina Greene, Toni and Dallas Imbimbo, Mary and David Conley, Andrew Lappitt, Dan Ho ...
 
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How about something a little lighter? This week, Alicia has the story of one of her favorite people, Olivia Newton-John, who experienced a seriously trashy breakup when a longtime boyfriend disappeared without a trace. Then, Stacie jumps back to the early 2000s to explore the youthful marriage and divorce of musicians and reality TV stars Jessica S…
 
And we're back! For our Season 9 opener, Stacie takes a look at Mary-Kate Olsen's attempt to get a pandemic quickie divorce, plus a bunch of other Olsen Twin trashmagic. Then, Alicia has the story of American icon Gloria Vanderbilt, an undisputed rich girl who in no way had it all. Promo: Betterhelp.com/trashy. Get 10% off your first month when you…
 
It’s the finale for Season 8, the end of our second year making Trashy Divorces, and of course, we’re wrapping up this abysmal year of 2020 with two Heroes of Trash Candy. It’s Trash Panda Idol week! First up, Stacie has the legendary singer Patsy Cline, whose two tumultuous marriages punctuated a life short but breathtakingly large. Country music’…
 
Get ready for a couple of truly wild rides! First up, Stacie has some hilarious tea on one of America’s lesser-known Founders, Gouverneur Morris. He didn’t just copy edit the US Constitution; he was also such a ladies man that after an accident required the amputation of one of his legs, fellow Founder John Jay expressed that he wished Morris “had …
 
If two is company, this week we’re taking a look at some very trashy crowds. It’s love triangle week! First up, Alicia introduces us to the first wife of country legend Johnny Cash. He courted Vivian Liberto in thousands of pages of letters while deployed to West Germany, but after a dozen years together, it was June Carter who won his heart for go…
 
Tuesdays in December on Patreon, Alicia is taking us on a journey through the iconic archetypes that have defined femininity across the decades. This week's American Woman is the "Gibson Girl," created by artist Charles Dana Gibson, and typified by Evelyn Nesbit, perhaps the first modern Supermodel. The Gibson Girl was the idealized portrait of mod…
 
Hawks pitcher Carter Stewart Jr. is the guest, we talk about SoftBank winning its fourth consecutive Japan Series title, discuss some free agents and players expected to be posted, touch on Chunichi lefty Yudai Ono winning the Sawamura Award, offer our favorite moments of the season and handle some HighHeat.…
 
This week, Stacie shares some memories about the very trashy marriage and divorce of actress Robin Givens and boxer Mike Tyson. Then, Alicia answers the call of a Patreon Trashsociate Producer with the story of the very self-important composer of “Memory,” Andrew Lloyd Webber. Promo This Week Betterhelp.com/trashy. Get 10% off your first month when…
 
SoftBank Hawks left-hander Matt Moore is the guest, we look at the first two games of the Japan Series, highlight some of the free agents and their decisions, discuss Daisuke Miura officially taking over as manager of the DeNA BayStars, touch on a few of our favorite individual titles and handle some fantastic HighHeat.…
 
It’s two of our favorite stories week! First up, Alicia has the street-to-stardom tale of legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf, while Stacie explains all the ways your English teacher was wrong about American poet Emily Dickinson. Both of these stories first appeared on Patreon. If you would like to join our incredible Patreon community for ad-fre…
 
Chunichi Dragons hitting coach Alonzo Powell is the guest, we talk about the SoftBank Hawks winning the Pacific League Climax Series in a sweep, try to map out a possible path for the Yomiuri Giants to topple the Hawks in the Japan Series, touch on Hayato Sakamoto reaching 2K hits and mention a number of other notes.…
 
And now for something completely different…. This week on Trashy Divorces, we have some heartwarming lighter fare with two couples who found their ways back to one another after splitting up. Stacie has the tale of rock star Mick Jones of the band Foreigner, and his charming once-again wife, Ann Dexter-Jones, plus their brood of highly creative chi…
 
It's been a long week. Want some distraction? This week, Alicia has the fabulous and fabulously trashy tale of Lana Turner, a Trashy Divorces All-Star if ever there was one. She had 8 marriages, seven husbands, and a trashy true crime story during her decades of Hollywood glory. Buckle in, friends. This one has it all. Promo this week: The Oak Tree…
 
Hawks slugger Wladimir Coco Balentien is the guest, we discuss SoftBank winning the Pacific League pennant and the Yomiuri Giants taking the Central League title, look at the hottest and coldest teams of October in the Mini Trax segment, touch on the draft, the Hanshin exodus and then handle some HighHeat.…
 
This week, we’re digging into two of the most interesting minds and lives of the 20th century who brought us inventions that certainly shape our day-to-day lives. First up, Stacie has Caresse Crosby, who invented the modern bra as a young woman and went on to live an extraordinary life as part of the Lost Generation. Then, Alicia has screen legend …
 
BayStars reliever Spencer Patton is the guest, we discuss DeNA skipper Alex Ramirez stepping down from Yokohama, look at whatâ��s left of the league races, focusing on Yudai Ono and the Dragons taking control of second place in the Central and the push for second in the Pacific, then touch on the Hisashi Iwakuma retirement and other notes.…
 
Welcome back to the Spooky Season, friends! This week, we have the stories of two witchy women. First up, Alicia gets up close and personal with rocker Stevie Nicks’s many loves. Then Stacie has the three divorces of beloved Bewitched star Elizabeth Montgomery. Promo this week: The Oak Tree Group. Need help getting your financial house in order? Th…
 
JBW Listeners take center stage as we feature your HighHeat questions, then discuss what remains in the pennant races in the Pacific and Central leagues, talk about Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano and his so-called record, which came to a halt this past week, and hit a few notes.By Japan Baseball Weekly
 
This week we’ve got two stories from women with big families, although that’s about where the commonalities stop. Stacie has the winding road that’s been Marie Osmond’s love life, as well as the ups and downs that have made her so relatable. Then Alicia takes us back in time for the surprisingly trashy tale of the life and times of Cleopatra, Queen…
 
Beisbol Japones guru Claudio Rodriguez is the guest, we talk about the increasing Latin influence in NPB and the Alex Ramirez rumor before taking a brief look at the coronavirus outbreak among Lotte players, the Pacific League race, hit one note and handle a pair of HighHeat questions.By Japan Baseball Weekly
 
This week is all about balance here at Trashy Divorces HQ. Alicia starts us off with one of the real creative heroes of our age, songwriter and legend Carole King, whose marriage and professional partnership to lyricist Gerry Goffin produced some of the most iconic songs of the 1960s. Their divorce was only the beginning of her long and successful …
 
Yakult adviser Aaron Guiel is the guest, we take a quick look at the Swallows, discuss the hot and cold teams in NPB in the Mini Trax power rankings segment, hit on a number of pitchers who have switched roles and handle a pair of HighHeat questions.By Japan Baseball Weekly
 
Welcome to our den of trashy delights, friends! This week, Stacie follows the tumultuous marriages of Richard Gere. His first wife, model Cindy Crawford, was a whopping 17 years younger, and his second divorce, from actress Carey Lowell, featured a Hamptons estate, dueling small town inns, and a cameo by Matt Lauer. Then, Alicia takes us on a journ…
 
Welcome to Season 8! This week, we have two Dancing Queens with some very public baggage. First up, Alicia has the story of legendary erotic performer and alleged super spy, Mata Hari. A cache of documents that became public in 2017 has prompted a re-evaluation of Mata Hari’s World War I loyalties and activities, and really made German and French i…
 
It’s a trashy season finale, y’all! Alicia heads across the pond to recall the split of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Philips, while Stacie follows the ups and significant downs of Heidi Klum and her ex-husband, singer Seal. Promo this week: Betterhelp.com/trashy. Get 10% off your first month when you sign up at the link! Can’t get enough #trashca…
 
This week, it’s like some kind of concentrated trash distillate when Stacie tells the tale of Hugh Hefner’s rise and long, trashy fall, and Alicia has one of rock ‘n’ roll’s true trash kings, Mick Jagger. Promo this week: Betterhelp.com/trashy. Get 10% off your first month when you sign up at the link! Can’t get enough #trashcandy? Join us at Patre…
 
This week, Alicia’s taking a detour to tell the decidedly not-trashy tale of actress and Goopster Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling from Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. She really wanted to find some trash in here, y’all, but they kind of handled it really well. Then, Stacie has the sad story of pioneering Black actress and singer Dorothy Dand…
 
Get ready, Trash Pandas – this one takes us to a galaxy far, far away and back to Hollywood’s Golden Age! First up, Stacie has the three marriages and two divorces, including one of the most expensive in Hollywood history, of Harrison Ford, plus a quick run down of what we’re calling Harrison Ford’s “crashy divorces.” Might be time to park the Mill…
 
It’s another Trashy Divorces trip down memory lane with some excellent listener requests! First up, Alicia goes to her happy place – Hollywood’s Golden Age – for the trashy and tragic tale of screen legends Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier. Then, Stacie bops back to the ’90s to kick off the doomed romance of rockers Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale…
 
Two different kinds of stories this week, friends, as we pull some fun stuff from Patreon for you. First up, Alicia has the true crime mystery of Lord Lucan, whose bitter divorce and custody battle led to a tragic murder. Then, Stacie has the incredible tale of English writer and one-time Virginia Woolf lover, Vita Sackville-West, part of her Loose…
 
Do we have some #trashcandy for you this week! First up, Alicia has the divorces of The Chicks, with a particular emphasis on the recent, long-running, and apparently song-inspiring divorce of Natalie Maines. The word of the day is "allegedly." Then, Stacie has the three marriages and divorces of Hollywood icon Ingrid Bergman, whose affair with Ita…
 
This week, we have a pair of women trailblazers, as well as two often-requested subjects. First up, Stacie has the marriage and divorce of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and her now ex-husband, Todd Palin. We’re not sure why they split, but we take a second look at some of how she was treated and check in on the troubled adulthoods of some of t…
 
Ready for a glimpse at Hollywood, old and new? First up, Alicia has a story so trashy that it erased a two-time Academy Award winner from Hollywood history: Gloria Grahame. At one point, she was married to her ex-son-in-law which meant that one of her four ex-husbands was her father-in-law. Yeah, it’s like that. Then, Stacie has the much requested …
 
This week, we’re taking a couple of heroes and… well, you’ll see. First up: Stacie has the trashy side of physics genius and icon Albert Einstein, who married twice but never let a thing like matrimony hold him back. Then, Alicia has screen legend Charlie Chaplin. His four marriages typify the line from Dazed and Confused, “I get older, they stay t…
 
You asked, and we are powerless to resist your wishes: It’s the Kardashians! Alicia lays the groundwork with the story of matriarch Kris’s marriage to Robert Kardashian, their trashy divorce, and her subsequent marriage to, and divorce from, Caitlyn Jenner. Alicia also covers the eldest Kardashian child, Kourtney. Then, Stacie rounds out the back h…
 
Welcome back for Season Seven! We’re doing listener requests this season, so if you have a favorite trashy divorce, let us know in our Facebook group or drop us an email. We’re kicking off with some big names. Stacie has the trashy 2000-2001 divorce of Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid, which included a cameo from Russell Crowe and arguably blew up Meg’s c…
 
Welcome to our season six finale! Stacie kept bumping into J.Lo in her stories lately, so she’s got all the deets on Jennifer Lopez’s somewhat impulsive romantic history and current engagement to A-Rod. Alicia wanted to close in style and has the fascinating life and times of acting legend Eartha Kitt, the most exciting woman in the world. We’re of…
 
We’re going a little off-brand this week with a few not-trashy divorces, plus one that kind of was. First up, Alicia has the three marriages and divorces of Jane Fonda. It was her 1973 split from filmmaker Roger Vadim that had a lot of trash, but after closing things out with third husband Ted Turner, she decided she was ready for a few decades of …
 
It’s been a big week, so we’ve got some epic trash candy for you. First up, Stacie has the sticky marriage and divorce of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. Then, Alicia flips the script to dive deep into the trashiest marriage around, and the two divorces that paved the way for Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott to get together. Want to learn more abo…
 
This week, our intrepid podcasters decided to take a little break to celebrate Stacie’s birthday. Please enjoy some blasts from the Patreon past with Alicia’s telling of the trashy maybe-murder of socialite Sunny von Bulow. Her husband Claus was convicted of the act, but a protracted legal battle ultimately saw him acquitted. Then, Stacie shares a …
 
Sometimes a Trashy Divorce story is just a gateway to something much more delightfully awful! This week, Stacie has the trashy marriage and divorce (and on and on) of actress and model Pamela Anderson and Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee. But also: there’s a heist, some yak fur, a sex tape, and biker gangs terrorizing the porn industry! Seriously, thi…
 
This week, we get up close and personal with Henry VIII’s sister, and deep dive into a very trashy listener request! Alicia has the three marriages of Margaret Tudor: daughter of Henry VII, one-time Queen of Scotland, legitimate Catholic divorcee, and mother of Scotland’s James V. Margaret’s story scandalized Christendom, at least until her brother…
 
This week, we’re putting a philandering British Prime Minister and a scion of Hollywood royalty under the Trashy Divorces microscope. Stacie has all the deets on Boris Johnson, a man who won’t say how many children he’s fathered, but has certainly mastered the art of failing upwards. Then, Alicia takes us back to the Golden Age of Hollywood for the…
 
This week, we’re taking a look at a couple of American originals. Tennis legend Billie Jean King married her best friend Larry when they were a couple of lovestruck kids bonding over a tennis net. Alicia has the decidedly not trashy story of how Billie Jean came to terms with her sexuality, and how Larry supported her every step of the way. Though …
 
As the musical Cabaret says, “What good is sitting alone in your room? Come to the Cabaret!” This week, we have the stories of two people inhabiting a role: Luann de Lesseps, the Countess of Real Housewives of New York, and legendary actor and all around dapper fella Cary Grant. Stacie has the trashy Housewives tale of a young American who married …
 
This week, Alicia has the story of Maurizio and Patrizia Gucci, whose high profile divorce led to the murder that shocked the fashion world. Then, Stacie has the long, low-key love and never-completed divorce of rocker Ric Ocasek and supermodel Paulina Porizkova. This week’s promo: BetterHelp.com/trashy Need some extra distraction? Each week, we’re…
 
It’s listener request time! This week, Stacie covers filmmaker James Cameron, who spent much of his adult life engaging in something like serial monogamy and abusing the heck out of his subordinates. When he wasn’t making actors pee in wetsuits, he was marrying and divorcing in quick succession, most notably to Terminator actress Linda Hamilton. Th…
 
This week, we take a look at two pretty singular individuals who might have been better off staying single. First up, Alicia has the shockingly trashy story of American architectural master Frank Lloyd Wright. This one really has everything: tons of dirtbag behavior, horrific true crime, and another one of those “great men” whose personal lives are…
 
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