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.
Beloved comedy writers Evan Susser and David Phillips set off to do something never done before: rank 14 Jewish delis.
Bears. They’re cute, deadly, and make excellent bodyguards/lovers. But BREW A CUP OF COFFEE on top of all that?!?! My HEAVENS! Kenny Neibart (Podcast Like It’s 1999) joins the show to discuss the paranormal romance BEARISTA by Zoe Chant ($0.99).By Becky Feldman
Do you have insomnia? Here’s the cure: WRITE A BOOK! That’s exactly what today’s guest Mazey Eddings did, and her new romance novel is hitting bookstores soon! In this ep, Mazey and Becky talk about her book “A Brush with Love”. Then they deconstruct the inner workings of anvil-sex as they review “Beauty and the Blacksmith” by Tessa Dare ($2.99).…
Hey nerds! Host of “Reader Seeks Romance” Liz Donatelli joins the show to review the geek girl romance “Level Up” by Cathy Yardley ($3.99). And you should make a million BETS that this episode is a BLAST. Seriously, you will win all the bets (even if you can’t keep track of them) because this is a fun one.…
Speed reader, world traveler, and (oh yeah!) author Liz Crowe gets Hot as Hell with TSTL! They discuss her romance “Backup Offer”, her writing process, the best drinks to enjoy while reading your favorite tropes, and much more!By Becky Feldman
Santa Monica may translate to Saint Monica, but today it means Saint HUNK-ALERT! Romance writer, editor, instructor, and sultry-voice-haver Jeanne De Vita joins Becky for an in-depth discussion about romance writing and the book Without a Net ($0.99).By Becky Feldman
Author Margot Wood joins the show to talk about her new college-aged (!) YA novel FRESH (out Aug 3). She and Becky also discuss their time at Emerson College, being 18-22 years-old, being drunk and being 18-22 years-old, YA publishing and so much more!By Becky Feldman
Keeping a promise of good sex times, Becky welcomes the hilarious Aysha Wax back to the show to review the interplanetary sensation, Ice Planet Barbarians ($2.99).By Becky Feldman
Performer Lauren Pence hops aboard the TSTL Starship of Love to discuss the sci-fi romance Operation Cobalt ($3.99). Like the understanding of the universe, many questions are asked. None are answered.By Becky Feldman
It’s probably super hard to guess what this book is about. Luckily, writer and podcast host (Podcast like It’s 1999) Phillip Iscove joins Becky to break down WHAT exactly a book like “Cowboy Dragon” ($2.99) en…TAILS.By Becky Feldman
After first appearing on TSTL to review the book, Connie Shin returns to the show to discuss the Lifetime movie adaptation of V.C. Andrews’ RUBY!By Becky Feldman
Surprise! It’s a Matzah Ball! And a NEW episode of TSTL! Joshua Weiner returns to discuss the Passover romance (yes, you heard that correctly, PASSOVER), “Matzah Ball Surprise” ($2.99.)By Becky Feldman
Ready to pas de DEUX it?! Diana Wright guests for a SECOND time to review SECOND POSITION! ($3.99). And we certainly love our positions here, especially when it involves two podcasts (TSTL and Bad Turn Out) intertwining with each other. Wink!By Becky Feldman
Rose Lerner joins Becky to talk about her romance writing journey, from the newsletter for a two-person romance club in high school all the way to her NEW Audible Exclusive, The Wife in the Attic! (Important Rule: Don’t be the second wife of the person who murdered their first wife.)By Becky Feldman
Rebecca Ostroff joins other Rebecca (Becky) to discuss “Trade Me” by Courtney Milan ($4.99.) They also talk Twilight, the idea of men actually ASKING women what they want, and then solidify that health is science. #healthisscienceBy Becky Feldman
Writer Erin La Rosa had a glass of wine and returned to TSTL to talk about all her major life events! (New baby! New series!) They also discuss SO MANY of other topics including the Bridgertons, cats, and the JOY of going to bed at 9pm.By Becky Feldman
Courtney Davis returns for a third time to OF COURSE review some trash-tastic erotica! This time it’s all about the holidays when we review “Heating Up Jack Frost”, “Santa’s Coming Tonight”, and “Seduced by the Snowman” Brrrr! (That’s what having an orgasm sounds like in winter.)By Becky Feldman
Vroom! Vroom! It's Hanukkah, baby! Nice Jewish boys Evan Susser and David Phillips (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, The Deli Boys) join Becky on a stunningly quick descent into the X-rated as they review the horny Hanukkah romance, Revving Up the Holidays ($0.99).By Becky Feldman
Actress/comedian/super romance reader Brooke Seguin joins Becky to discuss the MC romance “Trip” by Jeanne St. James ($3.99.) This is the first book in the series that Brooke is now calling the BEST FRIENDS MOTORCYCLE CLUB. Much better, right?By Becky Feldman
Author and co-host of Quick & Dirty Romance Skye McDonald joins Becky to discuss the Anti-Belle lifestyle, her book Not Suitable for Work, the writing process and so much more! Then, they “play ball” and review Tessa Bailey’s sports romance Halfway Girl ($0.99).By Becky Feldman
Nadia Osman and Steve Szlaga (hosts of Why Do You Know That) review the book that somehow manages to make French fries sexier than sexy sex itself—Wolf Instinct by Paige Tyler ($1.67).By Becky Feldman
Ashley Griffis and Ryan Etter of “Couples Talking Couples” make a triumphant return to the land of the cheap. They talk about what they’re reading, shirtless Adam Driver (because duh), 90s rom-coms and more!By Becky Feldman
Podcaster/writer/anthropological mermaid theorist Laura von Holt (The Mermaid Podcast) joins Becky on wild adventure starting under the sea and then to the town of Alphaville to review “Something to Howl About” ($1.99).By Becky Feldman
Lesley Tsina RETURNS to the show to review Her Wanton Wager ($4.99) by Grace Callaway. They talk handjob gazebos, quims, and tips when entering a wanton wager.By Becky Feldman
TSTL meets Tea & Strumpets!! Kelsey Lubbe and Zoe Wernick of said podcast (from the Frolic Podcast Network) join Becky to talk horses, history facts, and review The Harvest Moon by Joshua Ian ($0.99)By Becky Feldman
Comedian Neel Ghosh joins Becky as they walk the plank into the steamy waters of “What the Parrot Saw” ($3.99). And boy… that parrot saw a LOT.By Becky Feldman
Returning guests Chris Farah and Jennie Pierson join Becky in super business-y zoom-conference to discuss the Polish erotic drama – 365 DNI. Topics range from the highly problematic content to wondering what the exact name for “top of peen” is.By Becky Feldman
YA author Amy Spalding returns to the show for a meaty conversation about what we’re reading, being creative, and much much more!By Becky Feldman
Becky and her guest put on bras to record this podcast so it’s a MUST-LISTEN! YA author Robyn Schneider joins Becky to discuss her newest book “You Don’t Live Here” and then things get fiery when they review “Chosen by the Dragon” by Selena Scott ($0.99).By Becky Feldman
The wagons are getting UNCOVERED, baby!!!! Erin Whitehead (Wild Horses, Outbreakdown) joins Becky to review the Oregon Trail-based romance, Mary’s Musket ($2.99.)By Becky Feldman
The world’s leading hunk expert, returning guest Morgan Cline, joins Becky to discuss her vast knowledge of hunk-ology. Plus, they talk quarantine reading habits, cults, Titanic, and so much more!By Becky Feldman
In the first episode recorded remotely the Deli Boys return to their roots: Jerry’s Deli and Dave King.
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 the Deli Boys go to Izzy's in Santa Monica with the wonderful Becky Feldman ("Too Stupid to Live"). It's the triumphant return of spinning for segments and you'll never guess what segment she gets. Also, it might be the last episode of Deli Boys ever recorded in person?
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 the Deli Boys go to Wexler’s Deli with the very funny Alan Yang (“Master Of None”, “Tigertail”). They say their farewells to an iconic LA deli, play another instalment of Koufax or Kofiction, and start a deep deli investigation.
Season 2 continues as David and Evan take the very funny Jess Dweck (“Brooklyn 99”, “Big Mouth”) to Maury’s Bagels. And most importantly ask themselves the question... should we still to be doing this?
Jonathan Bradley Welch (A Special Presentation) joins Becky to discuss 1.) is that the man’s leg or arm on the front cover and 2.) the sexy, thrilling, and deadly “Hidden Sins” ($3.99.)By Becky Feldman
The Deli Boys are back!!! For the season 2 premiere the Deli Boys and Carl Tart (“Brooklyn 99” “The Flagrant Ones”) go to Pico Kosher Deli… or do they?
In this episode, Emerson and Stephanie Dameron embrace the frontier spirit with Becky and review “Beauty and the Bounty Hunter” ($2.99) -- although a better title would be “Beauty and Her Breasts.”By Becky Feldman
Author Amy Spalding joins Becky to discuss her new book “We Used to be Friends” and friendship breakups. Then they totally do a 180 and discuss Chuck Tingle.By Becky Feldman
I mean “Hot Mall Santa”… what more can you ask for? Mark Rennie joins Becky to review this holiday treat of a Christmas novella.By Becky Feldman
You’re gonna have the Macca-BEST TIME listening to these two LA Jews discuss “Burning Bright” – an anthology of short love stories that all take place during Hanukkah. ($2.99) Writer Joshua Weiner joins Becky in a podcast episode that neither one them remembers recording.By Becky Feldman
Do you like turkey and f*cking?! Then you’ll eat this episode up! Writer Morgan Cline takes a break from her beloved prairie romance to review “Pumpkin and Spice” by Abby Knox ($1.99.)By Becky Feldman
If you ever thought Jurassic Park could be X-rated, the facts are now conclusive. (It’s yes.) Courtney Davis returns to TSTL to review some content that may be inappropriate for dinosaurs under the age of 80 million.By Becky Feldman
A queen vampire (Meridith McNeill), a bear shifter (Brendan Milove) and a hypocritical werewolf (Becky) review a werewolf-published anthology -- “Alpha Desires” ($3.99.)By Becky Feldman