Totally Married

Totally Married

  • 145 - Happy Birthday Andy!

    Apr 14, 2014 | 54 min
    It's Andy's 35th Birthday, (Happy Birthday Andy!) so naturally we discuss lying and when it's totally cool! Also we dive into listener questions about having children abroad, being pregnant at the same time as your sibling, how to proceed after professing your love to someone who is already spoken for, and how to deal with the bitter pill of rejection that comes with creative pursuits. Enjoy!
  • 144 - Tattoosin And Boozin'!

    Apr 07, 2014 | 62 min
    Elizabeth and Andy start today's episode with a few questions regarding tattoos, drinkin' and other behavior they might feel differently about now that they are parents before diving into listener questions about how to try to connect with a surly and absent sister in law and aunt, how to handle a "dog situation" with the neighbors, what to do about your own insecurities about pornography and masturbation that affect your partner, and whether or not to break up with a boyfriend whom you like in spite of the fact that he doesn't make you feel all that great about yourself. Enjoy!
  • 143 - Back And At 'Em!

    Mar 31, 2014 | 65 min
    It's week two into parenthood and we're back and at 'em with the listener questions about feeling sexually dis-satisfied in a year long relationship, what to do on a road trip to St. Louis, how to help a friend you think is being destructive sexually, whether it's possible to raise healthy kids as vegetarians, how to gracefully accept help from friends when you are down for the count, what steps to take to successfully start a freelance business, how to tell if a relationship is platonic or something more, how to handle a noisy dog when it's time to get intimate, and how to cope when your  girlfriend is going through a personal crisis? Enjoy!
  • 142 - A Tale Of Two Cheeks!

    Mar 24, 2014 | 55 min
    Introducing Theodora "Teddy" Mae Rosen! Laimeweds, we are in the throes of new parenthood - the elation, the exhaustion, the philosophical and the poop. We wanted to share our journey getting here with you all - the birth story, the feelings, how the animals are doing and what life has been like on this other side. Apologies if we're a little "slow" or "spacey" or "crying a lot" (elizabeth) ~ all of our energy has gone towards loving, obsessing over and staring at our perfect little bundle! We'll be back in our usual action someday... in the meantime, TEDDY! Enjoy!
  • 141 - Pervy Poodle!

    Mar 17, 2014 | 62 min
    In this pre-recorded episode, Elizabeth and Andy dive into giving their unqualified advice to a BUNCH of listener questions - for starters there's one about a poodle that's a leetle too excited by all the, ahem, excitement, then how to handle feelings about your partner being bisexual, how to handle depression and anxiety within a relationship, what to do about your own jealousy in a relationship when you know it's most likely only an issue thanks to a jerk ex, what to do when you are living under the same roof with your emotionally abusive mother, how to handle the giving gifts when your partner is trying to keep up with the Joneses, whether or not to try to give an olive branch to a future...
  • 140 - Sick Daze!

    Mar 10, 2014 | 65 min
    Elizabeth and Andy are sick with colds, trying to get well before labor and baby. Their sick daze makes for an out-there episode as they discuss listener questions including last week's cliffhanger about the guy who fell in love with a prostitute! Plus they give their extremely unqualified advice on how to be there for a friend who doesn't want to treat their depression, whether or not to stay in a relationship with a fireman when things seem a little off, if it's okay to have separate bedrooms in a marriage, and how to talk to a spouse/sibling/family members when the family is going through a heartbreaking crisis. Enjoy!
  • 139 - Pregnant and Addicted!

    Mar 03, 2014 | 61 min
    Elizabeth discusses her recent revelation about a little substance that she is clearly addicted to (and it's not even chocolate!) before she and Andy give their unqualified advice to listener questions regarding differences in a marriage regarding the desire for children, how to get your partner to give more positive feedback between the sheets, whether or not to call a friend out on being a constant spoil sport, whether or not to live with another couple, how to deal with a nightmare Step Mom who constantly guilts you, and a cliffhanger of a question which will be addressed in the next episode - you're not going to want to miss it. Enjoy!
  • 138 - Freebie Freeze-Out!

    Feb 24, 2014 | 58 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss his newest costco purchase/foray into "health" before diving into some very interesting listener questions about our Freebie's, how to navigate requesting money owed to you from relatives, how to move past a betrayal in a relationship, what to do in a relationship when one partner is hyper critical of the other, and whether leaving your home, relationship, friends and family to pursue a dream is really worth it. Enjoy!
  • 137 - Keying Cars & Karma!

    Feb 16, 2014 | 63 min
    E and A discuss the recent bad news regarding their car :( as well as their productive day of getting ready for baby - Birth bag! Car seat! Annnnd... Padsickles? Then they answer listener questions about feeling hurt over not being a bridesmaid, navigating a difficult relationship that is heading towards co-dependency, finding new friends/relationships wherein you can discuss your emotions freely, how to convince your husband that couples therapy isn't only for the end, and lastly, how/when to tell potential partners that you have an STD when you are back in the dating game. Enjoy!
  • 136 - Racial Tension!

    Feb 08, 2014 | 69 min
    Whoa nelly! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the heated conversation inspired by episode 135 regarding racism as well as Andy's potentially new diagnosis before answering listener questions about thank you note etiquette in friendships and what to do when that goes awry, whether or not Elizabeth and Andy took the babymoon they'd discussed, how to deal with feelings of betrayal when a parent is unfaithful to your other parent, and how to enjoy your big wedding day without letting it consume your life and happiness leading up to it. Enjoy!
  • 135 - Six Years Of Awesome!

    Feb 02, 2014 | 64 min
    Happy Anniversary! It's been 6 years of this wild ride called marriage so naturally Elizabeth and Andy discuss balls (of the felt variety), shoplifters, and death. Then they answer listener questions about racist costumes, where to live in LA, how to humor a funny guy boss, whether to continue a friendship that feels null and void, what's the best place to start if you want to rescue a dog (yay!) whether or not to buy a baby gift for a porn star you've been enjoying (love this one!) and lastly, our first ever question about a conflict - we hear from both sides of the story and discuss! Enjoy!
  • 134 - Andy Is A Monster!

    Jan 27, 2014 | 59 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent misunderstood behavior that doesn't shine him in the best light before answering listener questions about dealing with a difficult sister in law when traveling, financial responsibility with dog ownership, what to do about an invitation to a disastrous wedding, how to move on from a devastating break up and remain a good friend to those who are in happy relationships, what to do about a friendship that has gone south when you are owed money, and lastly, how do Elizabeth and Andy navigate meals when they have such different tastes/diets? Enjoy!
  • 133 - A Photastrophy!

    Jan 18, 2014 | 61 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent attempt to reconcile what's going on in photos of him and whether or not he is as good looking as he thinks he is (he is, says Elizabeth!) plus answers to listener questions about finding human contact and attention with someone when you aren't looking for a serious relationship and are shy by nature, how to support a great boss who is newly pregnant, what to do for a husband who is incapable of using public restrooms, how to navigate getting rid of unwanted roommates who are also your friends, and how to move on from the hope of a relationship that never panned out the way it was supposed to? Enjoy!
  • 132 - Heavy Breathing!

    Jan 12, 2014 | 59 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss why she embarrassed him in their class as well as Andy's recent foray into the world of virtual assistants before they answer listener questions about what's "Totally" about Los Angeles, how to be there for a friend who clearly has major reservations about her relationship, what to do about those old "circus friends" of yours when your life has taken a different path, and lastly, do men only love bitches? What's up with that? Enjoy!
  • 131 - Insecurities!

    Jan 06, 2014 | 67 min
    It's the first hour long episode of Totally Married! Elizabeth and Andy check in about how her NY's resolutions have already taken a hit, as well as discuss other insecurities before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to suggest to a long time friend/hook up buddy to take things to the next level, what to do when your boyfriend shows signs of an alcohol problem, and how to deal with a spouse who showed up empty handed at Christmas. Enjoy!
  • 130 - Happy 2014!

    Jan 01, 2014 | 41 min
    Happy New Year Laimeweds! Andy and Elizabeth discuss their New Year's resolutions as well as drop a big FYI bomb - they are drinking their own kool aid! (and it tastes great!) Plus listener questions about dating when you're introverted, how to connect with your partner when there seems to be little communication, and lastly and particularly powerful (mwah ha ha) question about flatulence! Wishing you all a fantastic start to 2014 -  Enjoy!
  • 129 - The One Thing We Have!

    Dec 30, 2013 | 42 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss their Christmas holiday as well as how they discovered that the one thing they definitely have in common is a former love for the bands Prodigy and Kid Rock! Then they answer listener questions about supporting a mom who has a hoarder sister, what to do when you are ready to get married and settled down to a perpetual peter pan, how to be supportive for a partner when you don't agree with his perspective, and lastly, what to do when the man you love and have been married to for seven years wants a divorce. Enjoy!
  • 128 - Happy Happy Merry Merry!

    Dec 23, 2013 | 48 min
    Merry Christmas Laimeweds! We discuss our Christmas morning plans as well as well as some under-the-covers plans (mwah ha ha) before diving into answering listener questions about jealousy over work friends, thinking of loved ones who have passed away during the holidays, what to do when your boyfriend(s) don't seem to want to go "downtown", and how to navigate very close opposite sex friendships. Enjoy!
  • Xmas Card Whoopsies!

    Dec 23, 2013 | 43 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss their vastly different reactions to their recent Christmas card snafu as well as get into an in depth discussion about birth choices (more on that topic on Totally Mommy dropping in January!) Then they answer listener questions about high school crushes on friends, how to handle a brother who is marrying someone barely legal and is a general nightmare, how to explain to your future in laws why your brother is rolling in dough when it involved the growing of some very special "herbs", and lastly, should you take a standup comedy class for the fun of it? Enjoy!
  • 126 - Christmas Ramp-Up!

    Dec 18, 2013 | 44 min
    Elizabeth and Andy check in about their vastly different Christmas prep before answering listener questions about putting up boundaries with roommates, getting help with an out of sorts dog that isn't even your own, what to do if you're struggling with binge eating, how to honor a loved one who has passed away, how to be supportive to someone when you can't relate to what they are going through, and what to do about work when you're just not feeling it where you are? Enjoy!
  • 125 - Ya Can't Assume!

    Dec 16, 2013 | 44 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss the lessons she learned about making assumptions and how the recent dog conundrum played out. Then, they answer listener questions about a guy who wants to give good advice to his friend after a breakup, what a good Christmas gift might be for the guy who has everything, what to do when your husband promised to move in the future but won't budge now that the time has arrived, and lastly a very interesting question about how to navigate your husband's anxiety disorder when it directly impacts your ability to pursue your dreams. Enjoy!
  • 124 - Existential Crisis!

    Dec 11, 2013 | 43 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss what's taking place in their house that is sending Elizabeth into a bit of a tailspin as well as ask the listeners for help on a precarious dog situation. Then they answer listener questions about how to be a compassionate co-worker when your colleague is going through hell, what to do when your boyfriend won't stop talking to a girl who is in love with him, how to navigate the holiday drinking when you are secretly pregnant, how to throw a fun wedding and reception on a budget, how to include your newly-mothered best friend in your birthday festivities and lastly, why does talking on the phone suck so bad and MUST you always call to ask someone out on a date?! Enj...
  • 123 - Hot Chocolate Memories!

    Dec 08, 2013 | 45 min
    Elizabeth shares her food memory to an un-impressed Andy before they dive into listener questions about handling a stressful visit to your dysfunctional family over the holidays, choosing between a nice guy boyfriend and the ex who wants back in, how Andy's parents feel about being grandparents from so far away, and being a 25 year old virgin who is afraid of being perpetually single. Enjoy!
  • 122 - Highly Miserable People!

    Dec 04, 2013 | 42 min
    Elizabeth and Andy (attempt to!) explore the 14 habits of highly miserable people before answering listener questions about a homophobic friend, how to find someone to casually date in a new city when you're not looking for something serious but are looking for some seriously good sex :) and lastly, how much is an appropriate amount to spend on an engagement ring? Enjoy!
  • 121 - Totally Times Three!

    Dec 01, 2013 | 45 min
    Elizabeth makes a big announcement about the podcast! Then she and Andy discuss their recent visit to St. Louis before answering listener questions about moving/compromising when in a long distance relationship, what to do when you're starting a new relationship but "the one that got away" comes crawling back, and how do we feel about our listeners feeling like they know us? Enjoy!
  • 120 - Gobble Gobble!

    Nov 25, 2013 | 41 min
    Happy Thanksgiving Laimeweds!! Elizabeth and Andy discuss gratitude, St. Louis style pizza (who knew?!) versus Chicago versus New York, choosing to do something you love for a living versus something that pays the bills, how to handle a disintegrating relationship with a step father when your mother is sick, and what is the best way to network for a new job in a new city when you don't know anyone there? Enjoy!
  • 119 - Facebook Ghost!

    Nov 25, 2013 | 38 min
    E and A discuss the possibility of communication from the beyond thru the billion dollar conglomerate that is Facebook before answering listener questions on whether or not to compromise on a New Years Eve trip, what to do when boyfriend/girlfriend both have twin beds, how to navigate a best friend pulling away, and what to do in a marriage when things look bleak and there's little hope for change. Enjoy!
  • 118 - Choking Out!

    Nov 20, 2013 | 43 min
    E and A discuss a friend's recent choking scare which leads to all sorts of fun discussion about horrible things happening! Then they give their unqualified answers to listener questions about having in laws wear out their welcome and how to address that with your spouse, how to make new couple friends, and a VM about what to do when your best friend is dating someone who is no beuno. Enjoy!
  • 117 - Perfectly Imperfect!

    Nov 18, 2013 | 46 min
    Elizabeth and Andy check in after a day long Motherhood retreat for Elizabeth and a bad start to the day for Andy that involved Ruby jumping on his balls. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to help a partner who has crippling fear of flying, what to do when your brother in law is portraying bizarre bathroom behavior during family trips, how to handle a father's infidelity, and what to do when you and your spouse disagree on where to live. Enjoy!
  • 116 - You Are Beautiful!

    Nov 13, 2013 | 48 min
    After a quick check in at the studio, Elizabeth and Andy address some hilarious follow ups before answering listener questions about letting your girlfriend know you think she's super beautiful even if she doesn't believe it, how to create more meaningful female friendships when a girl is more comfortable around men, how to handle the super frustrating trying-to-get-pregnant "two week wait" and lastly, how to deal with a friend who has cut ties due to your good news. Enjoy!
  • Cajones Conundrum!

    Nov 10, 2013 | 42 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss an article that illustrates why Andy might not be wired for fatherhood (uh oh!) before diving into giving their unqualified advice/answers to listener questions about setting boundaries with an annoying roommate, how much sex is normal in a relationship, what to do about a friend who creates drama everywhere he goes, and how to develop more meaningful friendships that will meet you halfway instead of you putting in all the effort? Enjoy!
  • 114 - Fantasty Land!

    Nov 06, 2013 | 39 min
    E and A stumble into some female versus male fantasy talk before discussing listener questions about not wanting to leave your baby with your mother in law, how to deal with in laws that are excluding and hurtful, how to avoid a disaster at a wedding when the families are completely different and there are a few live wires, and lastly is a long term friendship worth the investment because of the length of time even if you've grown apart and have differing views? Enjoy!
  • 113 - Extramarital Crushes!

    Nov 04, 2013 | 45 min
    Elizabeth and Andy describe how they scared the bejeezus out of each other today as well as why Andy is having terrible fears of killing their child before they dive into some interesting questions about quitting smoking, whether or not crushes are okay outside of a relationship (and if so, how to deal with them,) what to ask of a marital counselor when your partner won't go with you, how to cope with a husband and best friend who hate each other's guts, and lastly: What's a girl to do when she wants more of the booty call?! Enjoy!
  • 112 - Happy Halloweeny!

    Oct 29, 2013 | 43 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss their former ghost, Andy's recent career magical moment, as well as why they are not doing Jack-O-Lanterns this year. Also, they announce the name of their baby girl! (not really… or really?) Then they answer listener questions about how to keep new adopted dogs from marking in the house, what home remedies to implement when the flu hits, whether or not friends should help you with your online dating profile, how to navigate traveling with parents and boyfriends and dealing with uncomfortable room situations, how to avoid an ex coworker/friendship stalker, and lastly, what to do when there's no magic happening in the bedroom! Enjoy!
  • 111 - Body Image Yikes!

    Oct 28, 2013 | 44 min
    Elizabeth discusses her recent, sudden bout of pregnancy body image issues before she and Andy answer listener questions about texting etiquette, crazy sister-in-law problems, long distance relationships, and having overnight guests when space is limited! Enjoy!
  • 110 - How's It Hanging'!

    Oct 22, 2013 | 45 min
    Elizabeth and Andy check in after a few days of feeling a little untethered, then they give their unqualified advice on listener questions about leaving a career for family, pursuing a crush when they are a best friend to your best friend, what sort of dog to adopt to overcome a fear, and lastly, how to navigate a changing friendship as the parties are entering different life stages. Enjoy!
  • 109 - Breakup No No!

    Oct 20, 2013 | 47 min
    E and A discuss how today's texting and social media has created a disconnect that is STILL not okay when it comes to breaking up. Also, we share one of the best voicemails ever recorded, before answering listener questions about communicating in marriage when feelings are off limits, how to navigate making a baby when your partner is having a hard time performing, and lastly, an interesting question on one of our greatest hits topics - pubic hair! Enjoy!
  • 108 - Off The Sauce!

    Oct 16, 2013 | 45 min
    Andy makes a MAJOR (not really:) announcement before he and Elizabeth answer listener questions about how to handle it when your spouse won't participate in dreaming of the future with you, whether to maintain a friendship that isn't giving back, what to do when your partner won't go downtown (if you know what we mean!), whether to broach the subject of getting fertility testing early on, and lastly what's a girl to do when her partner of three years has yet to say those three little words?! Enjoy!
  • 107 - Oh Sh*t!

    Oct 13, 2013 | 44 min
    Not for the faint of heart, this episode gets into some TMI territory with a story from E's recent midwife appt, plus E and A answer listener questions about finding some income working part time from home, how to break into voiceover work, what to do when your spouse thinks YOU have it so good, and lastly, how to set some boundaries with a less than considerate mother in law. Enjoy!
  • 106 - Materialistic Matters!

    Oct 09, 2013 | 46 min
    E and A discuss materialism and consumerism versus just wanting to look cool, man! Plus listener questions about how to deal with a partner who is depressed but won't seek treatment, whether or not to give pregnancy another try after a traumatic loss and a ticking clock, how to get closure after a close friend simply stops responding, and how to end a friendship when one person has outgrown the other. Enjoy!
  • 105 - Happy & Grateful!

    Oct 06, 2013 | 44 min
    E and A discuss a recent study/video that shows the strong link between happiness and expressing gratitude before diving into listener questions about losing one's faith in a religion when the marriage was founded in that faith, bad tattoos, and a heartbreaking question about how to cope with a daughter who is suffering from an eating disorder - Laimeweds, please leave any much appreciated advice in the comments below. Enjoy!
  • 104 - Massage Mistake!

    Oct 02, 2013 | 46 min
    Elizabeth details her recent foray into mall massage madness and how it went wrong. Then she and Andy answer listener questions about our own nicknames, how to overcome a creative roadblock, how to deal with having put the I Love You out there and now waiting for it in return, how to find and fit in some cheap and romantic dates when time is tight, and lastly, what to do decorating-wise with perpetually blank walls? Enjoy!
  • 103 - Let's Make A Deal!

    Sep 30, 2013 | 47 min
    Elizabeth and Andy discuss his love for eateries that "look shitty" as well as Elizabeth's new found appreciation for a good deal before answering listener questions about whether or not to stay in a relationship after two strikes, how to be there for your spouse when you are dealing with a terrible loss together, how last names work in gay marriage, and how to navigate a sticky situation with a mother in law and her desire to move in, eeep! Enjoy!
  • Ain't Nothin' But A Number!

    Sep 25, 2013 | 46 min
    E and A discuss how corporations are able to "Target" us silly little consumers before discussing listener questions about differences in age in a relationship, whether or not it's a good idea to stay in a relationship because of the kids, how to get better at communicating in conflict with your partner, and whether or not it's worth the worry about marrying someone who has only been intimate with one person. Enjoy!
  • 101- Small Lies Count!

    Sep 16, 2013 | 46 min
    In this pre-recorded episode due to travel, Elizabeth and Andy dive right into listener questions about a husband who's little white lies about his ahem, habits,  are starting to take their toll, whether or not to tell a good friend that they are clearly not ready for the responsibility of dog ownership, what to do when one feels like they are "outgrowing" their marriage, and lastly, how to cope emotionally with becoming a nurturing mother by day but a freak of the week in bed by night :) Enjoy!
  • 100th Episode Extravaganza!

    Sep 16, 2013 | 44 min
    HOLY SMOKES, LAIMEWEDS!! We made it! We are so thrilled to have come this far and owe everything to you~ Tune into today for a eery big announcement that we are thrilled to share with you. Love you all!
  • 99 - BFF's!

    Sep 16, 2013 | 43 min
    One away from our big 100th episode extravaganza! Today, we discuss our dream birthday parties if there were no restrictions, then we answer listener questions about dudes ending friendships, if it's okay for a married couple to not be each other's best friend, how to gently tell a friend that she's making poor dating choices, how to handle having the "sex talk" with a stepson when his dad isn't game, and how to handle a negative, complaining co-worker who is wearing on your last nerve! Enjoy!
  • 98 - Post Rock Comedown!

    Sep 11, 2013 | 46 min
    After a whirlwind night of soundchecking and rock n rolling, Elizabeth and Andy attempt to check in for a late night podcast session, then they answer listener questions about infidelity for a soon-to-be-wed, how to work through a communication/trust breach with a partner who doesn't see it that way, and lastly, how to handle going on a job hunt when pregnant. Enjoy!
  • 97 - From Sad To Even!

    Sep 09, 2013 | 45 min
    Andy and Elizabeth discuss what athletic/performance endeavors gets each other going as well as Andy's upcoming Meg Myers show with the Pixies (!!) before diving into some sad listener questions about teen drug dependence, putting a beloved dog to sleep and how to break the news to a child. Also, a question about guys' obsession with anal sex, how to deal with a partner who doesn't have the same physical affection boundaries as yourself and what to do in a relationship that is turning serious for you but perhaps not for the other person? Enjoy!
  • 96 - Weird, Personal & True!

    Sep 03, 2013 | 42 min
    Sometimes in a podcast about marriage, we stumble upon things about ourselves that we've not shared with our partner. And sometimes those things are extremely weird, extremely personal and also true! In today's episode, Elizabeth does just that before she and Andy answer listener questions about whether or not to little white lie about how you conceived a child, what to do when you don't want to donate your artistic skills to a wedding you're not a fan of, and lastly - an old standby: to divorce or not to divorce when things have hit the skids? Enjoy!
  • 95 - Andy's Movie Pitch!

    Sep 02, 2013 | 41 min
    Andy pitches his million dollar movie idea to Elizabeth, who has three guesses on the title! Then they answer listener questions about when/how/if to reveal to a partner that you are a virgin, how to navigate a new relationship where there's a weight/health/fitness issue already in place, whether or not to take on a new last name when getting married, whether hanging onto friends after a divorce is worth it if they aren't investing back, and lastly, kids in entertainment? Is that a good idea and if so, how do you know if your kids have what it takes? Enjoy!
  • 94 - Potty Talk!

    Aug 28, 2013 | 48 min
    Andy tells a very in depth story about his recent potty escapades before he and E answer listener questions about how to seek out therapy when your family doesn't support it, how to navigate keeping sex sexy when you're trying to conceive, whether or not it's a good idea for a gal to go to a bar alone to meet people, how a dude can be supportive to his dude friend who is suffering a broken heart, and whether or not to tell a sibling that they are making a huge mistake by getting married to a guy who is not the right fit. Enjoy!
  • 93 - Boob Stare Etiquette!

    Aug 25, 2013 | 57 min
    First off, Andy and Elizabeth discuss the massive follow up to last episodes discussion regarding division of household labor in their own relationship and let you know what sort of compromises they came to - whew! Then they dive into listener questions about how to build distance and boundaries in a friendship with a co-worker, how to test the waters with a friend whom you'd like to be more than a friend (but not at the sake of the friendship!),  whether or not it's worth it to go to a more expensive "dream" college or stick with a practical state school, how to move on from a relationship that ended with no closure whatsoever, and lastly.... Are boob stares kosher? If so, how to? Enjoy!
  • 92 - An Honest Episode!

    Aug 21, 2013 | 46 min
    Y'all. Marriage isn't always roses. And we are married, so.... Shit gets real in this episode. Then Andy and Elizabeth answer listener questions about different work ethics within a relationship, how to handle a rambunctious puppy, and what to do when your husband's sex drive has gone sayonara. Enjoy!
  • 92 - An Honest Episode!

    Aug 20, 2013 | 46 min
    Y'all. Marriage isn't always roses. And we are married, so.... Shit gets real in this episode. Then Andy and Elizabeth answer listener questions about different work ethics within a relationship, how to handle a rambunctious puppy, and what to do when your husband's sex drive has gone sayonara. Enjoy!
  • 91 - Soda Fountain No-No!

    Aug 18, 2013 | 42 min
    Andy and Elizabeth discuss recent bizarre behavior witnessed at a local eatery as well as why a potentially successful tryst of Andy's was cut short back in the day. Then they answer listener questions about how to handle receiving a gift that is just too much, whether or not to try to get pregnant when your other health ducks aren't in a row, where to move when you are sick of seasons and rednecks, and how to handle a husband who can't remember to do anything asked of him and also has some potential insecurity issues. Enjoy!
  • 90 - Virgin Territory!

    Aug 13, 2013 | 37 min
    Andy and Elizabeth embark on some serious virgin territory in today's episode - they discuss their "first times" as well as what the appropriate age and experience is, in their unqualified opinions. They also discuss moving on from a crush, road rage, and guns! Naturally! Enjoy!
  • 89 - Let The Fun Having Begin!

    Aug 11, 2013 | 46 min
    Andy and Elizabeth discuss ways to spice up their routine before addressing follow ups to older episodes. Then they answer listener questions about how to deal with immature sister in laws, whether to cut the chord on a marriage after a challenging separation, how to be a supportive friend to the singleton in the group, and lastly, what are the bucket list to-do items for someone before turning thirty? Enjoy!
  • 88 - Coffee Talk!

    Aug 06, 2013 | 46 min
    Andy is trying out a new thing: Coffee! E and A talk coffee and lots of it and then dive into other things they'd like to fix about each other before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about dating someone who suffers from hypochondria, how to move beyond a betrayal in a relationship, and how to tell if a personality annoyance is just that - an annoyance - or is it a deal breaker? Enjoy!
  • 87 - Andy's Psychiatric Fantasy!

    Aug 04, 2013 | 42 min
    This one's a doozy! After discussing the sadness of marriages from a few posts in the fertility/pregnancy forums, Andy and Elizabeth answer listener questions about grappling with feelings of discrimination after a bad experience, how to convince your husband to adopt, and lastly, whether it's worth it to find a new therapist when the one you have isn't quite cutting it. This last listener question then devolves into a session of Elizabeth and Andy creating a new psychiatric fantasy for himself! Enjoy!
  • 86 - Post Office Love Connect!

    Jul 31, 2013 | 37 min
    E and A check in after a long day that involved an annoying but potentially meaningful interaction at the post office for Elizabeth and recording his guitar-hero shredding for Andy, NBD.  Then they move onto listener questions about whether or not to adopt a pup to help fill a void, how to request a little more romance from a run down husband, and how to handle letting people know that you are struggling and could use some support. Enjoy!
  • 85 - Andy's Drinkin' Days!

    Jul 28, 2013 | 50 min
    Elizabeth and Andy have both taken personality tests on humanmetrics.com - they discuss the results and see how different their personalities really are! Then they dive into listener questions about how to deal with an incredibly insensitive Sister in Law, how to navigate dating in your forties in a small town, and lastly a question about Andy's "drinking days" and how he's been able to move on from them. Enjoy!
  • 84 - Wacky But True Sex Laws!

    Jul 24, 2013 | 41 min
    Elizabeth and Andy talk through some wacky but true sex laws - did you know that in MA, a woman cannot be on top?! Then they dive into listener questions about potential jobs in the field of language, how to make each other feel extra special and loved after marriage, whether it's okay to ask for cash instead of registering for wedding gifts, and lastly, how to handle a boyfriend who is jealous of your social life but seems to have no motivation to cultivate one of his own. Enjoy!
  • 82 - What I'd Miss About You!

    Jul 16, 2013 | 38 min
    Elizabeth and Andy play the fun game: "What I'd miss most if you died" Then they answer listener questions about dealing with annoying friends who think they're parenting style is better, when in a relationship one should share their struggle with depression, how to get immersed in the world of podcasting and build listeners, and lastly - a question posed to all our gay laimewads/weds out there: when should a father tell his young son that it's okay to be gay? Enjoy!
  • 80 - I Love You's Count!

    Jul 08, 2013 | 43 min
    Andy and Elizabeth reveal their "I love you" numbers to each other before discussing the best gift Elizabeth's ever received. Then they answer listener questions about living at home in your twenties, how to balance two ambitious spouses pursuing demanding careers, whether to risk losing a friendship by sharing your feelings, and two of our fave topics in marriage: religion and sexuality! Enjoy!
  • 79 - Hold The Bacon!

    Jul 08, 2013 | 42 min
    Elizabeth gives Andy a shout out for his latest husband hero moment before they discuss listener questions about dating profile user names, how to manage the "i love yous" in a newly serious relationship, how to navigate adopting a dog when a baby is on the scene, whether moving to a music hub is the right choice for an engineer, how to move on after a breakup, and lastly, is not having tons of friends normal/okay? Enjoy!
  • 77 - Gym Fail!

    Jun 26, 2013 | 51 min
    Elizabeth explains why the gym just ain't cutting it and makes an announcement regarding her future physical endeavors before she and Andy dive into not one but TWO voicemails as well as answer listener questions about how to handle jealousy between Mom and Mom-in-law, whether or not it's weird to be proud of someone for graduating highschool, and if it's a good idea to reach out to an ex friend for closure a year after the falling out. Enjoy!
  • 76 - New Paths!

    Jun 26, 2013 | 49 min
    Andy and Elizabeth check in after a whirlwind three days that have resulted in some of Andy's professional endeavors coming into new focus. Then they answer listener questions about making adult friends, adoption versus making human babies, the music biznass, and how to find a compatible partner. Lastly, Elizabeth gets all self conscious about this episode for some reason! Enjoy!
  • 75 - We Gots Some New Wheels!

    Jun 24, 2013 | 39 min
    All hail the Volvo! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the new love of their lives as well as answer listener questions about Facebook update etiquette in relationships, how to navigate raising kids in a veggie/non veggie household, whether or not to continue a crush that requires booze, and how to handle a spouse who's social behavior is vastly different from your own. Enjoy!
  • 74 - Religion & Kinky Sex!

    Jun 18, 2013 | 50 min
    E and A discuss the recent "wild night" they had (for them) before diving into listener questions about when people differ on their religious beliefs in a relationship, how to support a loved one after a traumatic change to their physique, how to compromise on both the quantity and quality of sex in a relationship, and some really important info regarding our favorite characters from The Wire. Omar Back. Enjoy!
  • 176 - Brandon Johnson!

    Jun 13, 2013 | 62 min
    He's a talented performer and improv actor whom you know from the hilarious NTSF:SD:SUV on Adult Swim - BRANDON JOHNSON came on and we talk about growing up in St. Louis, why professors dating students is a no-go, how shoplifting looks to the employe...
  • 175 - Jenn Schatz!

    Jun 06, 2013 | 63 min
    She's an old Jewish lady stuck in the body of a hilarious rogue comedy person. Jenn Schatz talks vaporizers, confessions, accidental racism, and what it's like having a last name even worse than Laime! Enjoy!
  • 174 - Greg Behrendt!

    May 30, 2013 | 68 min
    Stand up comedian, author, and co-host of Walking the Room is in tha house! Greg Behrendt comes on and talks car salesmen, why the "why's?" go deep in parenthood, how the vagina is worth exploring for women, and oh yeah, aspiring to stuff n shit. Enj...
  • 173 - Leonora Pitts!

    May 23, 2013 | 66 min
    She's a dear friend and a talented actress/director, Leonora Pitts (LeeLee if you know her like we do) came by and we had a blast discussing allergies to pot, dick tattoos, mountain dew habits, and oh yeah, what happens when you flush your toddler's...
  • 172 - Drew Droege!

    May 16, 2013 | 66 min
    He's a fan and host favorite in the Laime household and probably in your household as well - performer, comedian, actor, writer, all around great guy, Drew Droege came on for the third time and charmed us per usual. We talk about the correspondence b...
  • 171 - Kate Purdy!

    May 09, 2013 | 63 min
    She's a talented performer and comedy writer, and has seen more than one dead body! KATE PURDY brought her sunshine-y disposition onto the podcast as we discussed all things from secret passageways in houses, crispy critters (dead bodies via burning)...
  • 170 Brian Stack!

    May 02, 2013 | 69 min
    He's in the running for the kindest person in the biz, master improviser and writer for Conan, BRIAN STACK came on and charmed us during his "Laime or Totally" explanations, the discussion of why trophies for everyone might not be a great idea and al...
  • 169 - Sex Nerd Sandra!

    Apr 25, 2013 | 71 min
    She's smart, she's sexy and she's in your earholes! SEX NERD SANDRA from the Nerdiest podcast of the same name came over and discussed the difference between geek and nerd, the elusive female orgasm, and how to disarm the "ghosts" in Japanese haunted...
  • 168 - Dana Gould!

    Apr 18, 2013 | 55 min
    He's the multi-talented and hilarious comedian, writer and podcaster you know from the Dana Gould Hour and we are SO thrilled to have him on - DANA GOULD came over and discussed true crime, why it's impossible for him to cry, favorite Halloween costu...
  • 167 - Brian Sacca (dos)

    Apr 11, 2013 | 77 min
    Our dear friend BRIAN SACCA came on TLP for the 2nd time to talk about what it's like getting "the call" from Martin Scorsese, the biggest highschool gossip, and our experiences throwing crazy parties back in the day. Also, our confusion about meth....
  • 166 - Alie Ward!

    Apr 04, 2013 | 61 min
    She's a food and fun phenom and Elizabeth has a full on girl crush on her - ALIE WARD of Alie and Georgia on The Cooking Channel came on and talked about getting mugged, finding your path, and why LA + ME = LAME () ! Enjoy!
  • 165 - Howard Kremer!

    Mar 28, 2013 | 67 min
    Uh oh, Dragon Boy Suede is back in the Laime house!! Our wonderful 2nd time with Who Charted's Howard Kremer covers topics from bathroom hand washing to traffic theories to getting back in the dating game. Enjoy!
  • 164 - The Sklar Brothers!

    Mar 21, 2013 | 53 min
    It's the fantastic and hilarious duo you know from their fantastic and hilarious podcast, Sklarbro Country - JASON AND RANDY SKLAR came over and discussed their St. Louis roots, why Lance Armstrong's got a whole lotta ball, and how Richard Simmons ha...
  • 163 - DC Pierson 3rd Time!

    Mar 14, 2013 | 58 min
    It's history for Totally Laime - our first ever 3rd time guest makes an appearance and does not disappoint! Author, performer, all-around great guy DC PIERSON stops by and talks reality tv, imaginary jobs, and getting bamboozled. Go buy his new book...
  • 162 - Zack Gold!

    Mar 07, 2013 | 63 min
    He's a talented actor you might know from the award winning web series, "Stockholm" and he also happens to live a few doors down from us. The charming ZACK GOLD stopped by and we discussed virginity loss, college life, relationship would-you-rathers,...
  • 161 - Paul Gilmartin!

    Feb 28, 2013 | 65 min
    After having been a guest on his poignant podcast, The Mental Illness Happy Hour, Elizabeth knew that today's guest, PAUL GILMARTIN, would be a perfect fit for TLP and she wasn't disappointed. They talk fantasies, serial killers, homeless children, a...
  • 160 - Lauren Lapkus!

    Feb 21, 2013 | 58 min
    You know this bubbly gem from Are You There, Chelsea and the LA improv scene, LAUREN LAPKUS came by and we talked travel nightmares, bathroom scenarios, and why one should NEVER body pack drugs. Enjoy!
  • 159 - Joe Wengert!

    Feb 14, 2013 | 58 min
    He's a fixture in the improv comedy world and is now writing for the Nick Show Kroll - JOE WENGERT came on today and we discussed bad living situations, stuck styles and all of our crippling food anxieties. Enjoy!

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