Inside the Box with Claire and Wendy

Inside the Box with Claire and Wendy

World Class Advice from Top Notch Thinkers. Because life isn't absurd enough.


August 15, 2019 57 min

This episode of Inside the Box really packs a punch. After listening, you’ll be ready for pretty much anything.

Segment 1: How to Win Physical Fight 

  • Wendy and Claire share their fighting inspirations
  • Wendy teaches Claire two ancient Shaolin Kung Fu animal style fighting techniques
  • They put their skills to the test and fight on the show
  • And then they discuss who they’d like to fight
  • Segment 2: How to Win a Verbal Fight

    Here’s a taste of s...

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    Parenting. There’s no handbook for this stuff. But luckily, Claire and Wendy have ideas and a podcast. 

    Here’s a taste of the wisdom you’ll receive in this episode:

  • Bringing back the tried and true parenting styles of the 1970s, 80s and 90s
  • Safety tips (ie, how to safely run with scissors)
  • The benefits of instilling fear and guilt in your children
  • What animals have to teach us about parenting
  • Building healthy self-esteem in your child
  • The...
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    April 6, 2019 57 min

    In the illustrious words of Barry, Robin, and Maurice of the Gibb clan, “We're stayin' alive, stayin' alive. Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin' alive. Stayin' alive.” Wiser words have never been spoken…or sung. 

    This episode was Inspired by a listener’s request for advice regarding how not to die. Claire and Wendy give you practical tips and easy-to-follow suggestions for survival. 

    In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The importanc...
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    February 28, 2019 48 min

    They’re everywhere. They can be you coworker, boss, friend, family member, neighbor – even your dog. Believe it or not, sometimes YOU might be the asshole. (Granted it’s probably rare, but it can happen). The point is: Assholes abound. 

    In this episode, Claire and Wendy reveal:

  • Common types of assholes
  • The difference between “a straight-up asshole” and “asshole behavior”
  • Practical strategies for dealing with different types of assholes
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    February 7, 2019 49 min

    Ten bucks says you haven’t heard of a cult like the Guardians of the Parthenon. 

    Inspired by the blind mythical Greek prophet Tiresias, who transformed into a woman for seven years, ITB guest and cult leader Tiresa (pronounced Teresa) claims she is capable of auto-impregnation. That’s right. She can get herself pregnant. 

    In this episode you’ll hear when the ill-fated cult train make its stop in Crazy Town as a certain impressionable...

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    January 17, 2019 36 min

    If you always wanted to start a cult, but didn't know how...this episode is for you! Claire and Wendy show you just how easy it is to:

  • Be a charismatic leader with a mystical origin story and really cool special powers
  • Make up a transcendent belief system so inviting that people will want to do stuff for you just to learn your secrets
  • Develop systems of control and influence to keep your cult thriving. Matching outfits! 
  • Claire and...

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    December 25, 2018 48 min

    Claire and Wendy get real when they play their version of Three Truths and a Lie: The How to Fuck Up Your Life edition. In this episode they reveal the colorful ways in which they’ve fucked up their lives, and now probably regret sharing with the world on their podcast (Demonstrating how you can continue to fuck up your life even though you’ve allegedly learned from experience). 

    This episode also includes:

  • Bonus Lightning Round – ra...
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    December 21, 2018 53 min

    A lot of professionalism wisdom coming at you in this episode. Here's a taste

  • how to talk to colleagues when they piss you off
  • discreet ways to have sex in the workplace
  • how to be a team player
  • "wow" them with a business card
  • give yourself an important sounding title
  • Look the part: power ties vs non power ties
  • And much more...
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    December 21, 2018 28 min

    Claire and Wendy take you through the steps to help you make your shining debut in the podcast world. 
    In this episode, learn the importance of:

  • having a theme for your podcast (including theme suggestions you can use!)
  • podcast equipment
  • having 2 hosts
  • creating solid theme music
  • sponsors
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    December 16, 2018 2 min

    An introduction to our new True Advice podcast.

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