The Big Boo Cast, Episode 20


Melanie and I might as well call this one A Special TV Edition.

Because we talk a LOT about TV. That might have something to do with the fact that I’ve been watching a lot of TV lately. But we also talk a little bit about health and beauty issues. And fashion. And duets from the 80s. And soap operas from the 80s. And how we’re not really watching The Bachelorette but still remain somewhat fascinated by it. Which brings us right back around to that whole TV thing that I mentioned earlier.

So see? It’s all very structured and organized.

Except for the fact that it’s a total train wreck.

But if you’re a person who likes to start 15 different conversations without ever really finishing any of them, odds are that you’re going to feel right at home.

You can click here to listen. Or here. Or, as always, you can subscribe on iTunes if you’re feeling particularly fancy.

Have a great Tuesday, y’all!

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  1. 15 different conversations? I should make my 18 year old watch this. Because she thinks I’m in a class all by myself. And I quote, “Mom, sometimes when you’re talking I never really know what you’re trying to say.” As if I invented “chasing rabbits”. She totally questioned my defense that most of my friends can hang in there with me by asking, “name one.”
    Listen, it takes talent to carry on multiple conversations and end up right back where you started.

  2. Joelle @goldenchances says:

    Well, I thought this was a computer glitch, but be still my heart you really did post another BigBoocast. This is a level of commitment we have not seen since ’07. I am inspired to sign up for Pilates or something.

  3. this makes me so happy! Three BigBoo casts in as many weeks! Yayyyyy for AT&T getting Melanie’s internet fully functional again! We won’t discuss the fact it took them nearly 2 years to do it! Listening to you guys inevitably bring me to tears with the laughing at least twice per episode. And that opening music….cracks me up every time! It’s like Serious Newscast Music…as if one of you were about to start talking about deficits or foreign policy or something. The music ends and I expect to hear some deep voiced man come in with “Good evening, America” and instead it’s one of you chiming in with “Hey y’all!” and I just giggle. Someone get FryDaddy on the phone and have him do the opening one time…I might just fall out my chair!! ;-) Keep up the happy chats ladies!

  4. Jeannie says:

    Thank you for taking a break from all the napping to record this! That so cracked me up! I love these podcasts!! You 2 are a riot and make me laugh out loud while I am doing my routine chores! Thanks for the laughter!

    A question for your next podcast: Do you both still do the Jillian Michael’s 30 day shred? I did it faithfully when you all started a couple years ago but sadly for my hips, I have fallen off the wagon. If you don’t do the shred, is there another one you recommend?

  5. I have been a faithful blog reader but horrible podcast listener until recently. But this last podcast cracked me up. It makes me want to sit down with my girlfriends and record a podcast (or 2) for ourselves. :)

    You need to listen to J103 out of Chattanooga. Their lunchtime DJ is a woman with the softspoken voice. It drives me bonkers. More frequently than I should, I refer to myself as a loud Pentacostal. I will never have a radio show for that reason. I like noise. I like the intonation in my voice to be paired with different volumes. Keeps my friends on their toes.

    And Seriously Mad Men… LOVE. We call Jon Hamm an 8th Day Man… (God had a day of rest and then WOW.)

  6. How on earth do you remember songs from specific scenes in 80’s sitcoms? Truly you are gifted in more ways than we ever imagined. That’s why I love y’all.

    And I’m right with you on the shorty shorts. Daisy Duke started it and it just went down (or UP?) from there. It’s all her fault.

  7. As a 24 year old, I can attest that I am the only one of my friends who wants a non-strapless dress for my wedding. I don’t know what the deal is. Maybe I’m just old fashioned, but I want something that looks more timeless. Strapless dress fat- no thank you! Hopefully Kate Middleton will change the trend, but all the dresses right now blend together!

    Love the podcasts!

  8. I am twenty-six, and I’m with Sarah that strapless isn’t for me. And it’s not just dresses and shorts – I have super-pale, speckly skin and not much chest; try finding a summery top that buttons high enough, has sleeves enough, and doesn’t require an extra layer to keep from being pretty much see-through. I’m probably too picky, but current fashion isn’t helping me out a lot.

  9. Jabber Jaws says:

    This was my first podcast ever!! What a fun experience. My favorite part is the beginning music then the sweet southern twang. If y’all didn’t give your real names, I would have been confused for sweet ever – who KNEW that Boo and Big sounded so similar!?! I laughed and laughed.
    Favorite show ever – Picket Fences. Deep love for them crazy characters.
    I have four kids and each babyhood is marked by a show that I discovered and loved as I was up at the crazy times. Good times!

  10. Ladies, I absolutely LOVE these podcasts. I truly enjoy the fervor with which you consistently post them… you know, once every 13 or 14 months. :)

    I just went back and listened to some of the older podcasts and I’ll just list three reasons I am falling in love with this podcast all over again: 1) bobcat rugs, 2) “favorite meats” 3) and BigMama’s concern about her lymphs.

    Listening to these podcasts is like listening to me and my BFF on the phone. PLEASE feel free to do them more often as they bring utter joy to my life!