Episode 67: Dirty Jokes & Donuts (with Justin Wachman)

July 17, 2018

Pam and Brooke have producer Justin Wachman on the show to chat about his love of weddings, including his time working on TLC's new show, I Want That Wedding! After obsessing over weddings and making weddings TV shows, they dive into listeners' confessionals about a bullying Mother Of The Groom, a surprisingly dirty wedding speech, and a bride oddly obsessed with donuts (???).

If you like TLC or breakfast carbs, this episode is for you!

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GUEST INFO:

Watch I Want That Wedding on TLC!

Follow Justin on Instagram: @justinmaxx

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If you're in LA, check out the Greek Theater - just don't buy a house near there! (WHO KNEW YOU WERE GONNA GET HOT REAL ESTATE TIPS IN A WEDDING PODCAST SHOW NOTES??!)

The lyric "All those other boys were only practice" is from "What Makes You Happy" by Liz Phair

Ethnography: (noun) the study and systematic recording of human cultures

The two wines that Justin is really into this summer are Summer Water Rosé and Whispering Angel Rosé

 

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BRIDAL BREAK

Crispin Rosé Cider: A floral and light pink cider (Suggested by Pam)

GLOW: Netflix's series about 80s women's wrestling. Season 1 & 2 are out now! (Suggested by Justin)

The Rewatchables: Podcast about rewatching popular and beloved movies to see if they hold up years later (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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Episode 66: Graduation Day Drama (with Paul Caiola - Part 2)

July 10, 2018

Our hilarious night with Brooke's pal, Paul Caiola, continues! We dive into listeners’ submitted confessionals about a reluctant bridesmaid-to-be, a wedding scheduling snafu, and a Father Of The Bride FAIL! We also learn that Brooke hates high school graduations!

If you despise calendar conflicts or valedictorian speeches, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

If you missed Part 1 of our night with Paul, you need to listen to Episode 65: Wedding Hangover!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Tiffany Mimosas: A pretty blue spin on the go-to brunch beverage, from Delish.com. (Suggested by Pam)

Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife: Raunchy and hilarious comedy special about marriage and motherhood. Available on Netflix. (Suggested by Brooke)

Las Culturistas: Funny podcast about pop culture, hosted by Matt Rogers & Bowen Yang. Specifically, check out the "I Don't Think So, Honey" segment at the end of every episode! (Suggested by Paul)

 

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Episode 65: Wedding Hangovers (with Paul Caiola - Part 1)

July 3, 2018

The gals are joined by Brooke's pal, Paul Caiola, who dishes about his hilarious experiences with weddings! He shares a slew of funny stories, including purposefully getting his dad too drunk at a wedding, chasing after a drunk friend in their underwear after Brooke's reception, and accidentally getting everyone wasted at his own wedding!

There were so many stories to tell, that we had to break up his recording into two episodes.  So stay tuned next week to hear Paul give out some sage and snarky advice while going through listeners' confessionals.

If you like boxer briefs or dangerous blood alcohol levels, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Paul and Brooke attended Adam Rose's wedding. If you want to hear more about Adam and his wedding planning, check out Episode 3:Used Tuxedos & Napping at Disneyland and Episode 25: Matching Suits & JV Squads!

Paul went to a ton of weddings with Lisa Messina. You can hear more about all of those crazy wedding in Episode 29: Peach Poof Dress From Hell.

Adam got married at the Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center in West Hills, CA.

And to follow up with that vocabulary lesson Paul gave all of us, here's the definition of "prodigious".

If you want to make Paul's husband's favorite dessert, here's the recipe for the Momofuku Milk Bar's Grasshopper Pie.

Paul got married at the Dumbo Loft in Brooklyn, NY.

Paul's NYC-based food trucks for his wedding were Calexico, Milk Truck Grilled Cheese and The Good Batch.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Hey Ladies!: A funny book - consisting of just group email and texts - about a year in the life of a group of BFFs planning a wedding! (Suggested by Brooke)

The Gangster Martini: Fruity and boozy cocktail by The Cooking Bride! (Suggested by Pam)

Wheel of Fortune Answers: Silly Twitter account (@wofanswers) that attempts in weird and hilarious ways to guess the answer to Wheel of Fortune puzzles! (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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Episode 64: Diary Of A Wedding Coordinator (with Amanda Walker)

June 26, 2018

Wedding planner, Amanda Walker, joins the gals to talk all about her job of getting brides and grooms down the aisle! Topics include haunted venues, pot gummy bears, and an emergency tampon situation.

They also dive into listeners submitted confessionals about a noisy photographer, a sister-in-law pushing her way into the bridal party, and a bride who can't lock down a wedding date because of her flaky sister.

If you like family drama or candy flavored drugs, this episode is for you!

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SHOW INFO:

Here's an episode of the dating show STUDS we found on YouTube!

 

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GUEST INFO:

You can learn more about Amanda's wedding and event planning at the Salt & Sparrow website.

Follow Salt & Sparrow on Instagram: @salt_and_sparrow

 

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BRIDAL BREAK: 

Bloody Mary Pops: A frozen spin on the brunch staple - celery stick included! - from Delish. (Suggested by Pam)

Power Paint Shots: Paint guns for when you want to be creative...and aggressive! Available at Michael's. (Suggested by Amanda)

Willow and Sage Magazine: A magazine filled with recipes and tips for making your own homemade bath and body products. (Suggested by Amanda)

Fancy Pasta Bitch: Funny and and helpful food blog dedicated to making homemade pasta, created by television writer Kara Brown. (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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Episode 63: Shut It Down! (with Donia Duchess)

June 19, 2018

TLC has a new show called "I Want THAT Wedding," and Brooke and Pam were able to sit down with the bride from the first episode, Donia Dutchess!

Donia, who's also a host and producer, chats with the gals about her engagement, upcoming wedding plans and what it was like to go through some of her bridal experience on television! Besides weddings, they also end up talking about fake British accents, unprompted psychic readings, and having the hots for soccer players.

They also dive into listeners' confessionals! Topics include: a bride who's never been to a wedding and is now nervous about planning her own, a bridesmaid who's about to go rogue, and a debate about if it's okay to be petty when giving a wedding gift.

If you like crystal balls or passive agressive gifting, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Watch Donia and her fiancé Joey's on the first episode of TLC's show, I Want THAT Wedding!

Donia is getting married at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT.

 

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GUEST INFO:

Follow Donia on Instagram: @doniaduchess

Follow Donia on Twitter:@doniaduchess

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Strawberry Negroni Popsicles: A summery twist on a cocktail classic, from The Roaming Kitchen (Suggested by Pam)

Out Now: Synth-pop Spotify Pride playlist, currently being curated by Hayley Kiyoko (Suggested by Brooke) 

Pride Classics: Spotify's playlist of LGBTQ anthems, created by Cyndi Lauper (Suggested by Brooke)

Ocean's 8: An all female reboot of the classic Ocean's heist movie franchise (Suggested by Donia)

 

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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Episode 62: Dance Till We Get Warm (with Erika Villalba)

June 12, 2018

Brooke's pal, Erika Villalba, joins the gals to talk about weddings - including knowing someone who got married in an Egyptian pyramid (baller!), a Best Man who was also the Mother of the Groom (awkward!), and why she's suspicious of anyone who has a big, expensive wedding (side eye!).

The gals also read some listeners' confessionals about bridal gift etiquette, being left out of wedding photos for a sketchy reason, and when a lack of food turns into an MMA Fighter throwing punches in a parking lot!

If you like historical landmarks or mixed martial arts, this episode is for you! 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Black Eyed Susan: The official drink of the Preakness horse race. (Suggested by Pam)

The Honeymoon Standup Special: Netflix's new comedy special staring newlyweds Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher. (Suggested by Brooke)

Younger: Fun and fashion filled comedy starring Sutton Foster. New episodes on TV Land, previous season streaming on Hulu. (Suggested by Erika)

 

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Episode 61: Wedding Day Mug Shots (with Angie Martin)

June 5, 2018

Brooke and Pam chat with their pal Angie Martin about her proposal, upcoming wedding plans and recent stint as an officiant. Somehow these stories include trespassing, Kanye West and last minute Tinder dates! We also dive into listeners' confessionals about after-party planning drama, being a last minute bridesmaid, and breaking the law to have the perfect venue!

If you like weddings or getting away with crimes, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

If you like chocolate or roller coasters, check out Hershey Park!

The Parker is where Angie's friend got married in Palm Springs, CA.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Spring Showers: Watermelon flavored cocktail from Liquor.com (Suggested by Pam)

Why Won't You Date Me: A podcast about love and dating, hosted by the hilarious Nicole Byer (Suggested by Brooke)

Eater 38: Eater.com's 38 top places to eat in pretty much every city in the world! (Suggested by Angie)

 

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Episode 60: Wine Reduction Drama (with Cheryl Massingill - Part 2)

May 29, 2018

The gals continue their fun convo with Cheryl Massingill, co-host of the Old Maids Podcast! Pam, Brooke and Cheryl dive into some listeners' confessionals, with topics about copycat brides, crazy family drama and a bachelorette party that included a two week old baby!

If you like infants in pink feather boas, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

If you want to listen to Part 1 of our conversation with Cheryl, check out Episode 58: Wine Soaked Pasta (with Cheryl Massingill).

For those of you who've never seen the movie, here's a trailer for Single White Female!

The episode of The Office (US Edition) about Pam getting annoyed at someone stealing all of her wedding ideas is Season 3/Episode 16: Phyllis' Wedding. It's available on Netflix.

Cheryl's story was originally told on Episode 297 of My Brother, My Brother and Me.

 

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GUEST INFO:

Check out Cheryl's podcast about living the single life, Old Maids

Follow Old Maids on Instagram: @oldmaidscast

Old Maids is also on Twitter: @oldmaidscast

Follow Cheryl on Twitter: @cherylee13

Cheryl's also on Instagram: @cherylee13

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Sweet Georgia Peach Smash: Whiskey cocktail from Pizzazzerie. (Suggested by Pam)

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness: Fun and educational podcast hosted by one of the guys from Netflix's Queer Eye reboot! (Suggested by Brooke)

Rosemary Gimlet: Gin cocktail with an herbal twist! (Suggested by Cheryl)

 

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Episode 59: The Royal Wedding Recap (with Brittany Welsh)

May 22, 2018

In this very special episode of the Wedding Confessionals Podcast, we throw our normal format out the window and just obsess over the Royal Wedding!

Brittany Welsh - previously a guest on Episode 14 - joins Brooke and Pam to watch and chat about the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Topics include: celebrity sightings, Meghan's veil and the Queen's outfit!

If you are still obsessed with the Royal Wedding, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

All of our Royal Wedding day treats were from the Rose Tree Cottage, an English tea shop located in Pasadena, CA. 

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Earl Grey Tea Cocktail: A mix of gin, tea and honey, created by Sugar and Charm, and perfect for day drinking! (Suggested by Pam)

The Great Interior Design Challenge: British design competition show, now on Netflix! (Suggested by Brooke)

Belvoir Organic Elderflower Lemonade: The Queen of England's favorite drink! (Suggested by Brittany)

 

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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Episode 58: Wine Soaked Pasta (with Cheryl Massingill - Part 1)

May 15, 2018

Cheryl Massingill, co-host of the Old Maids Podcast, joins the gals to talk all things weddings, including becoming a sleuthy cake cutter, suffering through weird reception music choices, and planning a bachelorette weekend that served bacon with every meal! 

Also, Brooke tried to convince Pam to start a winery made completely of wines made from their Instant Pots!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Check out Cheryl's podcast about living the single life, Old Maids

Follow Old Maids on Instagram: @oldmaidscast

Old Maids is also on Twitter: @oldmaidscast

Follow Cheryl on Twitter: @cherylee13

Cheryl's also on Instagram: @cherylee13

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

@BusyPhilipps: Actress Busy Philipps is so funny on Twitter, and she's about to start her new talk show, so now's a good time to start following her! (Suggested by Brooke)

The Salty Chihuahua: A summery cocktail made with tequila and grapefruit juice! (Suggested by Pam)

 

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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