Holidays, health and old habits get the twice over from Maureen and Heather. Their advice: goals for the new year must be “real” and don’t leave your dog freezing on the porch! Plus the gals float trial balloons about test brunches, skin creams, salt lamps and surprise genetic ancestries. And remember: “no one parties like Maura McDonough…”
Heather and Maureen dissect their recent live show at Laugh Boston. Plus adventures at the mall, bathrobe culture, hockey ringers, the wonders of Chinese / Polynesian food, and a Robert Kraft sighting. And as the calendar turns, memories erupt of New Year’s Eve, shrimp fra diavolo and a giant fire.
Tis the season for high school football championships (go Catholic Memorial!), hiding booze in your pocketbook (“a neat trick”) and launching a new enterprise (“Caught in Dorchester”). Plus Maureen and Heather discuss the vagaries of being in gift mode for Christmas…while staying sane the whole time. And of course, no holiday season would be complete without a conversation on teenagers, sex education, and cadavers.
And please don’t forget about “Caught Up’s” FREE live show at Laugh Boston on Thursday December 7th at 8pm!
Maureen and Heather are BACK! In the interim, there was an election, new TV shows, and some “sexy” announcements. Plus new businesses opening in Southie, a Will Noonan sighting, and a huge new turn in the life of “Caught Up!” Happy holidays everyone!
Maureen and Heather examine misogyny and sexual harassment in Hollywood, social media, politics and general civic life. Plus a few personal memories of “mansplaining” and the nerve of people who park their cars facing the “wrong” way.
(Editor’s note: several of George Carlin’s “Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television” – but apparently, you can say on a podcast – are uttered during this program…)
This week it’s a mixed bag of chicken waffles, tequila bombs, and favorite Southie eateries. Plus closet cleaning, cat cafes and the perils of POOP. Potty training was never this much fun.
The products hawked on those funny late-night commercials get the once, twice, and thrice over on this week’s episode of “Caught Up.” Or as your favorite infomercial pitchman or woman says: “As seen on TV.”
Spurred on by a bouncer who looked at their ID's and called them “ma’am,” Heather and Maureen offer their fledgling selves advice on how to stay healthy and be successful while growing older. Plus, a review of the new Lady Gaga doc and the beauty of voting.
Wedding traditions: pro or con? Talk amongst yourselves… oh wait, that’s what Maureen and Heather do.
A mega-gigantic episode this week folks. Heather and Maureen are joined by Barstool Sports writer and Spittin’ Chiclets Podcast co-host “Rear Admiral” Brian McGonagle. Topics range from gentrification and rules of behavior for neighborhood newcomers to a crazy day in Southie featuring chickens, poop, and a mad biter. Plus how to cope with your life using wine and hot fudge sundaes and a dash of dish on TV and movies.
Gift giving season (aka “Move In Day”) arrives in the neighborhood as the new school year begins and Maureen and Heather can’t wait to unwrap their consternation over the crap that gets left on the street.
A woman from Chicopee just won more than $750 Million in the lottery. What would Maureen and Heather do with all that money? (Maybe a house in Southie with off-street parking…) On this episode of Caught Up, Maureen and Heather day dream out loud about their hopes and desires. Plus baby names, goats, and height matters!
In the news: nuclear threats, white supremacists and Tiki torches vie for your attention. Meanwhile, it’s August and local stores are selling Halloween candy! Plus Maureen’s genetic ancestry revealed, Heather throws shade on people who share the “Chewbacca Mom” video, and “Insecure” is one of their favorite TV programs. (Editor’s note: maybe, someday, the famous Maura McDonough will make an appearance on the podcast...)
Social media provides a platform for people to bare their souls… and at times, their butts. Meanwhile, many people use the ‘Net to throw dirt on others. What gives? On this episode of “Caught Up” Maureen and Heather discuss body image, glass houses, and the compulsion to share online. Plus, they really like this little Taqueria in Dorchester’s Lower Mills…
The gals explain what ought to be done before Summer 2017 comes to a close. Plus Heather demonstrates her new voice, Maureen shows off vacation slides, and Diana Ross sings a twenty minute version of “I Will Survive.”
Put the kids to bed for this one folks. The gals discuss public displays of affection…naked…on the beach!
Heather and Maureen review the music, the artists, and the crowd who attended the New Kids On The Block / Boys II Men / Paula Abdul concert at Fenway. Plus an investigation into why there’s no splash in the new Splash Park.
Comedian Will Noonan returns for another hour long shot at podcast fame. In this week's episode Will helps Heather and Maureen dish on the complainers who have problems with Gelato... and dog lovers... and yoga in the park?! Plus the local poop on professional wrestling, raccoon love, and much more.
Distracted and inconsiderate drivers of Boston: listen up! Smartphone wielding, earbud wearing pedestrians of Boston; lend Maureen and Heather your ears! The gals spout advice on how to be safe and courteous while walking and driving around Southie.
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...