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...
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.