Just the Worst
Things that are wonderful: the world, humanity, technology... Things that are THE WORST? Same list. Here's a podcast from your new favorite internet crabapples, Patti & Valentina. They're gonna gripe a lot about a little of everything.
- Whine and I ScreamJanuary 28th, 2020
What to do when the entire world has turned upside down? Eat ice cream. Lots and lots of ice cream. It soothes a throat that aches from coronavirus, it's basically milk so should be allowed on the Senate floor, it coats all the negative feels in a layer of fat and sugar... it truly is the answer to all things. So eat up! This and other great life advice on today's episode of Just the Worst!
- Flip Flop GirlJanuary 21st, 2020
Cognitive dissonance is legit. On this episode, we get to listen to Val suddenly become her mother's daughter when faced with real-life Trump defenders. Life is hard! There is more talk about Cheer (the best show on tv), more about the worst men in the world, some other stuff and things, and promises for a topic next week. Also contests and prizes!
- Entertain UsJanuary 13th, 2020
The best thing on TV right now? Cheer! Follow these rascally junior college competitive cheerleaders on their journey to the big competition! Kevin Hart has a documentary and gets caught cheating, and Val reviews a movie that she can't explain how she's seen yet. Patti learned about the existence of Ben Faulkner from the pod Hunting Warhead (a MUST listen) and couldn't bring herself to learn more (yet) to make it a full episode.
- Life HacksJanuary 6th, 2020
New year, new you! JTW is back to offer some hot tips on living your best life in 2020. Might as well, since the world is burning and our time is likely running out. Fires, floods, impending war.. this year is starting off with a bang. Feel better about it all by joining the JTW Book Club in reading The Hot Zone by Richard Preston. It's an oldie (but a goodie) about at least one horrible thing that isn't happening right now... at least not yet.
- EPISODE 100: WE MADE ITDecember 11th, 2019
- Episode 99: Guns & DrugsDecember 3rd, 2019
Today we talk about Long Way Gone, the book by Ishmael Beah. It's the story of a child soldier in Sierra Leone, but the phenomenon is happening all over the world. And it is THE WORST. It's the kind of thing that can really give you a new perspective on your life. And of course, updates on the latest TV shows, twitter rants, and other books about horrible things.
- Episode 98: Ways to Kill a MouseNovember 27th, 2019
- Episode 97: Just Another Serial KillerNovember 12th, 2019
It's Episode #1 of the Just the Worst Book Club! We waited as long as we could, but now it's time to talk about "American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century" by Maureen Callahan. Staying surprisingly on topic, we discuss all things Israel Keyes, who aside from being dead inside (except where his daughter is concerned), is really just another serial killer. That on occasion has sex with dead bodies. Before cutting them up and throwing them in a lake. Enjoy! And read American Predator!
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- Episode 96: TrainwreckNovember 6th, 2019
- Episode 95: Safe Sport?October 22nd, 2019
We know what you're thinking. "Oh boy, here it is... a whole episode about horses. Knew this podcast was going to devolve to this." But no! Well, yes, but also no. Have you ever heard of SafeSport? It's the US sports world's answer to Larry Nasser. And along with most other sports (that quite honestly we don't care about) it's hit the equestrian world pretty hard. Call this episode a case study of the organization and help us decide if it's a good thing, bad thing, or just another thing.
- Episode 94: Dumpster FireOctober 14th, 2019
Welcome to our first remote episode! Have you ever tried to line up to audio tracks so the conversation sounds normal? Yeah, us either. But we tried. For you. So you could hear our opinions on American Horror Story, eating tiny song birds, victimhood, and other random topics. It's all going to get better from here!
- Episode 93: What's Their Excuse?September 23rd, 2019
Patti has been making a valiant effort to take a cue from Valentina and WATCH MORE TV. Man, was that a mistake. First it was Unbelievable - which was infuriating. And then it was the Chelsea Handler documentary, also pretty unacceptable sh*t going on. But then. THEN came Surviving R Kelly. And holy hell people, what a cornucopia of horribleness. Hide your kids, hide your wife... this one is all about one Robert Kelly.
- Episode 92: Are You Skinny Fat?September 16th, 2019
We meant to talk about bans, i.e. things that the U.S. has banned and how that worked out. But we had some technical difficulties. OK, many technical difficulties. And by the time those got fixed we'd moved on to the crazy body image things women are subjected to, smoking (and its assistance in reaching said body image), vaping (we did talk about the ban here), and some other stuff.
- Episode 91: Father WhatawasteSeptember 9th, 2019
This episode is a heavy one. Is there a god? Does he/she/it give you more than you can handle? Will the human era last longer than that of the dinosaurs? What is your favorite dinosaur? Why would anyone become a priest in this day and age? Have a story that is worthy of a t-shirt? Tell us about it and maybe we'll send you one.
- Episode 90: Real Life BlowsAugust 27th, 2019
- Episode 89: TerminalAugust 19th, 2019
Topics! Facts! Citations! Math! This episode is a cornucopia of pseudo-professionalism! After catching up on the week’s activities and tv adventures, we dive deep into America’s favorite disfunction - our healthcare system. And you guys… we’re f*ed.
- Episode 88: The ReturnAugust 12th, 2019
- Episode 87: The EndMay 20th, 2019
- Episode 86: SpoilersMay 13th, 2019
- Episode 85: It's for ScienceMay 5th, 2019
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