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An Acquired Taste Podcast

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An Acquired Taste Podcast

An Acquired Taste Podcast

Audioboom

40
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1.3K
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About Us

Every week Bethany and Kathleen get together to chat about their lives and what's weird in the world, and they're inviting you to join them! Pull up a chair. Pour yourself something warm or strong or bubbly. There's room at the Tastebud Table for everyone.

Latest Episodes

Is Bringing Your Own Food To A BBQ Weird? - Bonus

EToday we're doing God's work discussing how halter tops have gone MIA, tactics for making big decisions (eeny, meeny, miny, moe), romantic ways to make COVID-19 weddings special, and the pros and cons of bringing your own lunchbox of food to a BBQ party. Fill those coffee cups and gear up for some chit chat with your friends Bethany and Kathleen.

29 MIN1 d ago
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Is Bringing Your Own Food To A BBQ Weird? - Bonus

Creepy Children + Dead Butt Syndrome

ERing around the rosie, kids are super creepy! After the wholesomeness of last week’s Baby-Sitters Club topic, Bethany is swinging back in the other direction with a bunch of creepy kids. Whether they’re in movies, books, TV, or pop culture, creepy children are everywhere, and Bethany tells you just why they creep us out so much. Then, Kathleen has been self-diagnosed with Dead Butt Syndrome. Do you have it, too? Is it time to panic? And do you really need to take 10,000 steps a day or is that a dirty lie spread by dirty liars?

72 MIN6 d ago
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Creepy Children + Dead Butt Syndrome

The History of the Baby-Sitters Club + Weird Stuff You Can Buy on the Dark Web

ESince Netflix is about to release a brand-spankin' new incarnation of The Baby-Sitters Club, Bethany and Kathleen take a look at the series’ entire history, from the cheesy-yet-empowering novels to the 1995 film, computer game, HBO series, and more! Then, count your bitcoin and open up your Tor browser because Kathleen is guiding you through the bizarre things you can buy on the Dark Web. Raise your hand if you need a ghost or a fake passport!

85 MIN1 w ago
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The History of the Baby-Sitters Club + Weird Stuff You Can Buy on the Dark Web

Kathleen's Mom Says We're Bad At Science & Etsy Price-Is-Right!

EIt’s a Loosey Goosey bonus ep! Kathleen and Bethany discuss some of the exciting/dramatic things happening on the Facebook page right now. (Shout out to our listener who’s leaving on their new schoolbus-RV!) And how much do you think an Etsy creator is charging for a bespoke Human Centipede scarf?

34 MIN2 w ago
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Kathleen's Mom Says We're Bad At Science & Etsy Price-Is-Right!

Somnus the Dream Demon & Kathleen’s Text From Her Ex-Boyfriend

EAre you having weird dreams lately? Bethany brings the story of a woman on Twitter who is being haunted in her dreams by a demon character named Somnus. Can thinking enough about something make it real? Then, Kathleen’s ex-boyfriend texted her out of the blue this weekend and dropped a bit of an emotional bomb. What was it? Plus, Kathleen reveals a huge secret she’s been keeping from her husband, Neil, and he reacts “live” on the pod!

83 MIN2 w ago
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Somnus the Dream Demon & Kathleen’s Text From Her Ex-Boyfriend

Introducing Truth vs Hollywood

Introducing the newest Audioboom original podcast, Truth vs Hollywood. Subscribe to Truth vs Hollywood on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/truth-vs-hollywood/id1510582080

13 MIN3 w ago
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Introducing Truth vs Hollywood

Bizarre Ways Victorians Kept Dying + Simple Ways to Feel So Fancy!

EStop what you’re doing! Get your tongue off that wallpaper! Bethany brings a list of strange, unexpected ways that people in the Victorian era found themselves quite dead. (You won’t look at the color green the same way again…) Then, if you need a little pick-me-up, Kathleen talks about the easy and funny ways she makes herself feel fancier every day. Plus, an awful family trip to The Lodge and your voicemails!

76 MIN3 w ago
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Bizarre Ways Victorians Kept Dying + Simple Ways to Feel So Fancy!

You Talk, We Listen

EOur country is in upheaval right now. Black Lives Matter and police brutality are front and center, and protests are continuing around the country. So to better understand what Black Americans are experiencing in this moment, Bethany and Kathleen spoke with five Black listeners of An Acquired Taste to hear how they’re feeling and coping in this current moment, and to hear their hopes for our country’s future. This podcast has always been first and foremost about creating a safe community, and in this week’s episode, we’re going to rally around a community that’s hurting and give them the microphone to tell their own stories.

106 MINJUN 5
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You Talk, We Listen

Whr’d The Vwls Go? & The Phantom Barber of 1942

EHppy Thrsdy, Tstbds! Have you ever wondered why so many companies are dropping the vowels out of their names, like BHLDN and MNDFL? Bethany finally gets to the bottom of this techy trend. (The reason isn’t what you’d think!) Then, Kathleen lowers the lights and tells a spooky tale about a mysterious intruder who broke into people’s homes and cut off locks of their hair during WWII. Lock your windows! It’s another episode of An Acquired Taste podcast!

63 MINMAY 28
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Whr’d The Vwls Go? & The Phantom Barber of 1942

Advice Needed: I Think My Partner is a Thief! - Bonus

EListener “Tom’s” partner is in hot water at work for stealing. Now, Tom is suspicious that all of those good deals his partner was getting at work were also stolen. How far do you go to support your loved one? Plus, play Bethany’s new game, “TikTok Star or Superhero’s Real Name?"

26 MINMAY 26
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Advice Needed: I Think My Partner is a Thief! - Bonus

Latest Episodes

Is Bringing Your Own Food To A BBQ Weird? - Bonus

EToday we're doing God's work discussing how halter tops have gone MIA, tactics for making big decisions (eeny, meeny, miny, moe), romantic ways to make COVID-19 weddings special, and the pros and cons of bringing your own lunchbox of food to a BBQ party. Fill those coffee cups and gear up for some chit chat with your friends Bethany and Kathleen.

29 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Is Bringing Your Own Food To A BBQ Weird? - Bonus

Creepy Children + Dead Butt Syndrome

ERing around the rosie, kids are super creepy! After the wholesomeness of last week’s Baby-Sitters Club topic, Bethany is swinging back in the other direction with a bunch of creepy kids. Whether they’re in movies, books, TV, or pop culture, creepy children are everywhere, and Bethany tells you just why they creep us out so much. Then, Kathleen has been self-diagnosed with Dead Butt Syndrome. Do you have it, too? Is it time to panic? And do you really need to take 10,000 steps a day or is that a dirty lie spread by dirty liars?

72 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Creepy Children + Dead Butt Syndrome

The History of the Baby-Sitters Club + Weird Stuff You Can Buy on the Dark Web

ESince Netflix is about to release a brand-spankin' new incarnation of The Baby-Sitters Club, Bethany and Kathleen take a look at the series’ entire history, from the cheesy-yet-empowering novels to the 1995 film, computer game, HBO series, and more! Then, count your bitcoin and open up your Tor browser because Kathleen is guiding you through the bizarre things you can buy on the Dark Web. Raise your hand if you need a ghost or a fake passport!

85 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The History of the Baby-Sitters Club + Weird Stuff You Can Buy on the Dark Web

Kathleen's Mom Says We're Bad At Science & Etsy Price-Is-Right!

EIt’s a Loosey Goosey bonus ep! Kathleen and Bethany discuss some of the exciting/dramatic things happening on the Facebook page right now. (Shout out to our listener who’s leaving on their new schoolbus-RV!) And how much do you think an Etsy creator is charging for a bespoke Human Centipede scarf?

34 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Kathleen's Mom Says We're Bad At Science & Etsy Price-Is-Right!

Somnus the Dream Demon & Kathleen’s Text From Her Ex-Boyfriend

EAre you having weird dreams lately? Bethany brings the story of a woman on Twitter who is being haunted in her dreams by a demon character named Somnus. Can thinking enough about something make it real? Then, Kathleen’s ex-boyfriend texted her out of the blue this weekend and dropped a bit of an emotional bomb. What was it? Plus, Kathleen reveals a huge secret she’s been keeping from her husband, Neil, and he reacts “live” on the pod!

83 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Somnus the Dream Demon & Kathleen’s Text From Her Ex-Boyfriend

Introducing Truth vs Hollywood

Introducing the newest Audioboom original podcast, Truth vs Hollywood. Subscribe to Truth vs Hollywood on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/truth-vs-hollywood/id1510582080

13 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Introducing Truth vs Hollywood

Bizarre Ways Victorians Kept Dying + Simple Ways to Feel So Fancy!

EStop what you’re doing! Get your tongue off that wallpaper! Bethany brings a list of strange, unexpected ways that people in the Victorian era found themselves quite dead. (You won’t look at the color green the same way again…) Then, if you need a little pick-me-up, Kathleen talks about the easy and funny ways she makes herself feel fancier every day. Plus, an awful family trip to The Lodge and your voicemails!

76 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Bizarre Ways Victorians Kept Dying + Simple Ways to Feel So Fancy!

You Talk, We Listen

EOur country is in upheaval right now. Black Lives Matter and police brutality are front and center, and protests are continuing around the country. So to better understand what Black Americans are experiencing in this moment, Bethany and Kathleen spoke with five Black listeners of An Acquired Taste to hear how they’re feeling and coping in this current moment, and to hear their hopes for our country’s future. This podcast has always been first and foremost about creating a safe community, and in this week’s episode, we’re going to rally around a community that’s hurting and give them the microphone to tell their own stories.

106 MINJUN 5
Comments
You Talk, We Listen

Whr’d The Vwls Go? & The Phantom Barber of 1942

EHppy Thrsdy, Tstbds! Have you ever wondered why so many companies are dropping the vowels out of their names, like BHLDN and MNDFL? Bethany finally gets to the bottom of this techy trend. (The reason isn’t what you’d think!) Then, Kathleen lowers the lights and tells a spooky tale about a mysterious intruder who broke into people’s homes and cut off locks of their hair during WWII. Lock your windows! It’s another episode of An Acquired Taste podcast!

63 MINMAY 28
Comments
Whr’d The Vwls Go? & The Phantom Barber of 1942

Advice Needed: I Think My Partner is a Thief! - Bonus

EListener “Tom’s” partner is in hot water at work for stealing. Now, Tom is suspicious that all of those good deals his partner was getting at work were also stolen. How far do you go to support your loved one? Plus, play Bethany’s new game, “TikTok Star or Superhero’s Real Name?"

26 MINMAY 26
Comments
Advice Needed: I Think My Partner is a Thief! - Bonus
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