Episode 30: We All Want To Be The Cool Bride (with Erica Mandy)

October 17, 2017

Erica Mandy from theNewsWorthy Podcast joins Pam and Brooke to report all the hard hitting news...about her wedding! She tells the gals all about trying to find the perfect dress for 8 bridesmaids, a questionable officiant, and falling in love with a venue only available by boat!

The gals also help listeners with their wedding problems, including a mother's high expectations and a rude co-worker who tries to make wedding planning competitive!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

After hearing Erica rave about her beautiful Catalina Island location, do you now want to get married there too?!  Here's a link to check out wedding venues on the island.

Erica's right, Halloween is a big deal at University of Wisconsin!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Erica Mandy's podcast, theNewsWorthy, has all the day's news you need to know in less than 10 minutes!  You can find it on Apple Podcast and anywhere you go to download podcasts!

Follow Erica Mandy and theNewsWorthy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Insight Timer: Free meditation app that has lots of options for beginners (Erica Mandy, guest)

Pirette Beach: Perfume that has a fresh, beachy scent (Erica Mandy, guest)

Apple Cider Margarita by Belle Vie: A fall twist on a summer favorite! If you like strawberry margs, you'll dig this sweet tequila cocktail! (Pam)

@GaryJanetti: TV writer Gary Janetti's Twitter account is snarky fun! (Brooke)

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Episode 29: Peach Poof Dress From Hell (with Lisa Messina)

October 10, 2017

Guest Lisa Messina joins the gals to tell us all about her crazy wedding stories, including a string of hilarious bridesmaid dresses and the elopement that turned into three parties.  The gals also talk about rouge DJs and advise how to handle being invited to a bridal shower for a friend's third marriage. 

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SHOW NOTES:

Lisa took her husband to a great bar in Manchester called Club 23

Songs not to play at your wedding:
I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry

Sexy Bitch by David Guetta (featuring Akon)

Songs that rocked our reception dancefloors:
Freedom! 90 by George Michael (Lisa)

Paradise By The Dashboard Light by Meatloaf (Lisa)

Just Dance by Lady Gaga (Brooke)

All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey (Brooke)

Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot (Pam)

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GUEST INFO:

To learn more about getting massage therapy from Lisa in Manchester, check out Brooklyn Wellness MCR

And follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Apple Pie Jello Shot by Anne's Entitled Life: A fall flavored boozy treat perfect for any party! (Pam)

90 Day Fiancé: Reality TV show that will make your wedding problems seem like NOTHING! On TLC in the US and UK. (Lisa)

Screw It, We're Just Gonna Talk About The Beatles: Podcast where people talk about the Beatles (duh). Make sure to listen to the episode called "Beatles Vocals - Live At The UCB," featuring former Wedding Confessionals guest, Heather Woodward! (Brooke)

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Episode 28: Bridesmaidzillas & Wedding Do-Overs (with Lauren Elliott - Part 2)

October 3, 2017

Brooke & Pam's rowdy night with newly engaged guest, Lauren Elliott continues! This time they dive into confessionals and advice questions. The gals hear a crazy tale about a last minute destination wedding, convince a rained-out bride to have a do-over wedding, and help solve some bridesmaidzilla dress drama!

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SHOW NOTES:

Tipsy Cow is where you can have a great burger, try a boozy milkshake and reenact Lauren freaking out about possibly losing her engagement ring.

 

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GUEST INFO:

Follow Lauren Elliott on Instagram

Lauren is in Episode 9 of The Guest Book on TBS! Go watch it!

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Apple Cider Mimosas from Wholefully - a seasonal twist on the go-to brunch beverage (Pam)

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - TV series on A&E that dives into the lives of those who left Scientology, hosted by actress Leah Remini (Guest, Lauren Elliott)

Groomzillas - Podcast hosted by grooms-to-be Dan Gill and Eric Dadourian that explores what wedding planning is like from a guy's perspective.

 

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Episode 27.5: Emergency Episode For An Aussie Bride!

September 28, 2017

Brooke & Pam put together this quickie episode just to help out one listener who's in a time crunch. So if you're an Aussie Bride who's having problems getting info from your venue - this episode is literally for you! :)

 

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Episode 27: Yo! These Plus Ones Are Crazy! (with Lauren Elliott - Part 1)

September 26, 2017

After being a hilarious guest in Episode 2, Lauren Elliott joins Pam & Brooke again to talk shit about weddings. But this time she has some big news to share - she's getting married!!! They gab about Lauren's outrageous proposal and about what ideas she has for her upcoming nuptials. The gals also answer some hard hitting questions like... Is Buddy a nickname for Arthur? Can Goldie Hawn be a verb?  Does this Pippa Middleton drink suck?

Stay tuned next week for Part 2 of our night with Lauren!  We dive into some confessionals and advice questions. AND! Lauren has ANOTHER story about being recently engaged that is totally bonkers!  Make sure to check it out!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

A drink similar to Pippa Middleton's Blood & Sand cocktail can be found at Punch. Try at your own risk!

The fab restaurant where Lauren got engaged is Catch LA in West Hollywood, CA.

We still can't tell if Buddy is a nickname for Arthur. But at least we tried to find out!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Follow Lauren on Instagram

Lauren is in Episode 9 of The Guest Book on TBS

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Pumpkin Spice Martini from The Kitchen Is My Playground (Pam)
**Side note: even if you never want to try this drink, click on the link and read the JOURNEY the author went on the day she made herself this drink. It's an unexpected story on your way to just find out a cocktail recipe.**

The Good Place - comedy starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. Season 1 is available on Netflix, and Season 2 has just started on NBC! (Brooke)

 

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Episode 26: The Best Man & The Bad Speech (with Jeffrey R. Daniels)

September 19, 2017

Buckle up, gals and guys - this episode is a wild ride through the world of weddings!  TV director - and more importantly, Pam's husband!! - Jeffrey R. Daniels finally makes an appearance as a guest on the podcast!!!

The gals thought they were going to grill him on how he prepared for his wedding proposal to Pam, but instead got engrossed by Jeff's hilarious story about his best man speech that ended up being a total trainwreck. They also discuss the time Brooke inadvertently crashed a wedding reception and Pam's current situation - accidentally getting invited to a celebrity wedding!

Jeff and the gals also read listeners' confessionals about smelly reception halls, the difficulties in getting stuck with unenthusiastic bridesmaids, and the danger in smushing wedding cake on an unsuspecting new bride.

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GUEST INFO:

Jeff's new series, Shot In The Dark, will be available on Netflix in November 2017.

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Robin Hood - Stock trading app (Jeff)

Pumpkin Spiced Latte - The Starbucks seasonal drink is back! (Pam)

@seasonalvibes - Twitter account that obsesses about all things fall...until December (Brooke)

G.L.O.W. - Netflix comedy about women wrestlers (Brooke)

 

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Episode 25: Matching Suits & JV Squads (with Adam Michael Rose)

September 12, 2017

Guest from Episode 3, Adam Michael Rose, is back to give Pam & Brooke a wedding planning update! They discuss the stress of finding the right food for the reception - including the ongoing hot topic: food trucks! And Adam admits he's still struggling with cutting people from the invite list.

They also help a groom feel confidnet in his suit choices and dive into a confessional written DURING a wedding day crisis!

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SHOW NOTES:

Adam is getting his custom wedding day suit from Indochino.

The restaurant / catering company Adam ended up choosing for his wedding is Stonefire Grill.

The funny ladies who host The Great British Baking Show are Sue Perkins & Mel Giedroyc.

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GUEST INFO:

If you are in need of a dialect coach - Adam can help!

Follow Adam on Instagram @amraccents

He's also on Twitter @amraccents

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Great British Baking Show - British series on Netflix (Adam)

Bob Ross: Beauty is Everywhere - 80s painting series now on Netflix (Adam) 

Saint Archer Brewing Company - Great beers for football season (Pam)

The Daily - 15 minute news podcast from the New York Times (Brooke)

The Newsworthy with Erica Mandy - 10 minute daily news recap podcast (Brooke)

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Episode 24: Solid Flower Girl, Decent Bridesmaid (with Heather Woodward)

September 5, 2017

Brooke and Pam chat with actress and comedy gal, Heather Woodward, about all the ups and downs in planning her upcoming wedding. They also help a stressed out bride deal with her own mom-zilla! Then the gals try to figure out how they would handle wedding guests accidentially getting charged for drinks during an open bar. (One option is to hop on the bar and start spraying everyone with champage!)

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SHOW NOTES:

Pippa Middleton Book Confusion! We recorded this episode before our summer break, so Brooke's rant about Pippa's book - though still very real - is not in chronological order with the other podcast episodes.  But don't worry, Brooke now has that damn book and is trying to figure out how to determine if it sucks or not.  Stay tuned!

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GUEST INFO:

Heather Woodward performs with Rococo at UCB all the damn time! Go see em!  

She's also in a great series called Elite Daily Show on Go90.com.  Go watch it!

And when you're done with that, watch the Betch Sketch Show from AwesomeTV.

And don't miss Heather in Funny Or Die's Women Who Didn't Love Wonder Woman Support Group.

And follow Heather on Instagram @woodwardheather

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Bib & Tucker Bourbon - Smooth and sweet hard liquor (Pam)

Wi Spa - Korean Day Spa in LA (Heather)

Natch Beaut - Beauty podcast hosted by the hilarious Jackie Johnson (Brooke)

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Episode 23: Wedding Trends That Only Vogue Wants You To Avoid

August 29, 2017

Brooke and Pam dive into a Vogue article titled "14 Wedding Trends to Avoid in 2017"...and pretty much hate every piece of advice the magazine dishes out.  They stick up for all the ALLEGEDLY tacky brides and grooms that are cool with flower crowns, casual shoes and boho-themed events.

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SHOW NOTES:

14 Weddings Trends to Avoid in 2017 - by Vogue

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Ali Wong: Baby Cobra - Netflix comedy special (Brooke)

Piña Colada - Drink up the summer while you can! (Pam)

 

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Episode 22: Surprise Wedding

August 23, 2017

Pam & Brooke chat about a wedding that was a surprise for the BRIDE!  Surprising to probably no one, the idea of having this kind of wedding was Brooke's worst nightmare. 

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SHOW NOTES:

Surprise Wedding for the Bride - article from Buzzfeed

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

@Popculturediedin2009 - Instagram account obsessed with all the crazy things celebrities did in the early 2000s. (Suggested by Brooke)

Pam's Pink Lady - Easy cocktail of Vodka and Pink Lemonade (Suggested by Pam)

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