Today’s show features identity politics as Maureen and Heather try to figure out if they are “basic” (middle class white women who like mainstream things) or “moms on the go.”
What is proper beach etiquette? Will the Tall Ships bring tall sailors? And why is Uncle Franny razzing the power walkers? As the temperatures rise, Maureen and Heather review the hot spots, characters and events that make summer Southie stand out from the crowd… even if the crowd is wearing an inappropriately revealing bathing suit.
Maureen and Heather discover the story of a 19th Century South Boston serial killer. You’ll appreciate the gritty details as your hosts imagine the circumstances and motivations of these intriguing characters. Oh, and man junk.
The gals take an academic look at the old town with special guest historian, urbanologist, and MASS ART visiting lecturer Max Grinnell.
Warning: the show this week is 80 Proof and 100% fun. Surgeon General says don't drink this podcast and drive; 'cause Maureen and Heather explain the stuff that happens after hours and after dark...
Giant development projects, quick trips to Aruba, fidget toys, rompers, New Kids on the Block tours, City Council races, and street cleaning… it must be Spring in Southie.
This week it’s a tour de force of universal life questions. Is drinking on a Monday holiday, ok? Bangs or blow-out? And buttons… who knew buttons were so interesting?
In the much anticipated (and requested) hour long "Caught Up" extravaganza, Maureen and Heather welcome a very special guest: Comedian Will Noonan.
Grab a spuckie and a tonic and join Maureen, Heather and special guest in the pahlah for a lesson in neighborhood vocabulary. Quiz counts for 35% of your grade.
They say good fences make good neighbors. In Southie, good stoops make good neighbors. Maureen and Heather have all the “poop” on community camaraderie.
Maureen and Heather raise a glass to Miss Harriet, take note of a partially collapsed house on O Street, celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Dateline NBC” and explore the daily events in their own lives.
Parking, like politics, sometimes can be a blood-sport in Boston. And this week, Maureen, Heather, and a special guest put a Southie spin on parking.
Maureen and Heather reminisce about South Boston department stores from their childhood, and recall buying stuff like “Coed Naked Skiing” and “Raisin Hell” t-shirts.
Saint Patrick's Day. Parade. Controversy. Plus a breakfast with politicians, what to eat (hint: corn beef, cabbage and green bagels) and evacuating on Evacuation Day.
Maureen and Heather document their favorite recent non-fiction film subjects, including competitive tickling, social media-influenced killers and crazy bad mothers.
The gals discuss current events including the surprise early opening of Sully's, Oscar screw-ups and 'gutter bingo.'
Maureen and Heather binge watch HBO’s “The Young Pope” and explain Catholic education, purgatory, and how and why nuns live so long.
This week Maureen and Heather begin welcoming Spring in Southie by rejoicing in the upcoming re-opening of Sullivan's on Castle Island. And reminisce over the Boston Beer Garden which closed recently.
Everything you always wanted to know about dog poop in Southie, but were afraid to ask!
When it snows in Boston, people shovel out space for their cars. Then they put objects in the street and call "dibs" on those spots. On this episode of "Caught Up," "space savers" are the hot topic.