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Friendsome and Then Some
50 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
Mindset Reset with Laura St. John
Mindy and JD could not have been more thrilled when Michelle pitched doing a show all about making a healthy life reset. These last few years have been hard on everyone, so why not dedicate some time to regrouping and rebooting, right? So, the trio of besties turned to none other than legendary Celebrity Mindset Coach, Laura St. John who shares so many amazing tips on how to reset your mindset. Have you been looking for answers? Have you been wanting to get unstuck in your life? Do you want to learn how to flip your negative thoughts into positive ones? Hear how Laura turned her own life around by trusting in the process and focusing on hope. She has so many tools on manifesting what you want, accepting compliments, dealing with indecision and, of course, the most important lesson of all -- loving yourself. Join Mindy, Michelle, JD and special expert mindset coach Laura St. John on this very special episode of Friendsome & Then Some! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
52 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
All’s Fair in Love and Friendship
When it comes to the incredible bond between Mindy, Michelle and JD, you can be sure love is always in the air at Friendsome & Then Some. Of course, this is true year round, but it's especially true on Valentine's Day, or "Gal-entines Day," as Michelle has come to refer to it! Mindy and Michelle arrived to ModPod Studio with arms filled with red and heart-shaped decorations, set for a special live-stream recording on both YouTube and Twitch. (Be sure to catch the video on YouTube to see the beautiful set design!) The besties talk all about matters of the heart, as they reveal their own romantic trials and triumphs. They dish on the latest celebrity couples' news, break-ups and make-ups, while engaging the audience with burning questions like; do you believe in second chances in relationships? Would you be OK with one of your friends dating your X? All that and more on this very special episode of Friendsome & Then Some!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | Jan 11, 2022
Raising Athletes with Kirsten Jones
Parenting is one thing, but parenting in the area of the sports world is another! Whether you have a little leaguer or a Division 1 Champion, you want to hear this conversation. We have a very inspirational chat with the amazing Kirsten Jones. She is a motivational speaker, writer, and a Peak Performance coach. She is also the co-host of a very popular podcast called “Raising Athletes.” Join us while we take a deep dive into this topic, what are we doing right as parents of athletes, and more importantly what are we doing wrong. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
43 minutes | Jan 4, 2022
Friendship Signs with Brianne Hogan
We talk to the author of the books "Friendship Signs" and "Joy in the Stars" Brianne Hogan. How astrology affects our friendship and our compatibility. We also chat about the importance of intuition, and self-care. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
67 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
Holiday Rosé & Hot Topics Live!
Friendsome and Then Some kicks off Season 3 with a YouTube Live Stream! We deck the halls with hot topics; like the revival of Sex & The City’s HBOMax Show “And Just Like That” and Adele’s new album, we dash through Holiday Shopping; online vs. In-store, we take on some viewer questions, and chat it up with our very special live audience of elves! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
45 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
Real Housewives & Real Friendship with Heather Dubrow & Sarah Cohen
She's an actress, businesswoman, philanthropist and reality television royalty, so needless to say, all of us at Friendsome & Then Some could not be more thrilled than to welcome, our friend, the incredible Heather Dubrow to the show! And folks, you had to know we were going to go BIG for our BIG season two finale!! So, not only is our favorite Real Housewife of Orange County on the show, she brought her real life best friend, the equally stunning and gracious, Sarah Cohen along for the ride! Having known each other for 16-years, you can bet the is chemistry off the charts, and let's face it, they absolutely shine side by side on the big screen at ModPod Studio! Mindy kicks things off with so many riveting questions your head will spin! From champagne and tequila to parenting advice, they share intimate details on how they managed to keep their friendship intact throughout a difficult patch, and how it survived five seasons of reality TV stardom. And just when you thought you had heard it all, Michelle and JD join in for the ultimate knockout interview of the season getting to the bottom of just what it takes to make REAL FRIENDSHIP work in an often surreal world. By the time the tears dry and laugher dies and we fade to black on season two, you'll not only have tools to strengthen your own friendships, you'll know what it takes to be the kind of star who can leave a hit show on top and return a champion on her own terms! The life hacks, profound insights and all around solid advice was flowin' like the rain on this one, ya'all! So, saddle up or buckle-up, because no matter how you and your besties like to ride or die, this show's gonna leave a mark where your strap was! So, giddy up! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
34 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Friendship From Afar with Bicoastal Besties with Carolina Davalos and Celinés Toribio
Scoot over Megan the Stallion and Nicki Minaj, it's a HOT GIRL SUMMER over here at ModPod Studios, too! Friendsome & Then Some is burning up with gorgeous Latina amigas, Carolina Davalos and Celines Toribio. This pair of powerhouse tv personalities, entertainers and activists met years ago hosting a Univision Radio Show. They had a rocky start, but ultimately bonded over LA traffic on many carpool rides! They took time to cultivate their friendship, and went through some hardships and a big move. Now, they are living in LA and Miami. These two share a deep soul connection that has stood the test of time, and distance. Ww talk about how opposite personalities can work in a friendship, and the silent agreement to respect one another, and not judge each other. We also talk about latin culture and how saying sorry isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Please join Michelle, Mindy and JD as they breakdown the secrets to successful distance friendships on this very special episode of Friendsome!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
Purpose, Passion & the Power of Spiritual Health with Our Friend Kate Eckman
Acclaimed author, speaker and coach, Kate Eckman, joins Mindy, Michelle and JD this week with so many life-improving hacks, your head will spin! We hope you enjoy listening to this self-made female powerhouse as she breaks down the spiritual exercise program she writes about in her award-winning book, “The Full Spirit Workout - A Ten-Step System to Shed Your Self-Doubt, Strengthen Your Spiritual Core, and Create a Fun and Fulfilling Life.“ Learn how the tragic loss of two dear friends led to Kate's spiritual awakening and how dealing with profound trauma made her realize the importance of mental health. This incredibly helpful episode of Freindsome & Then Some will have you walking away with tools, tips and tricks you and your friends can use to strengthen your inner confidence, squash the “not enough” mentality,” and finally achieve the peace-of-mind and spiritual balance you've always wanted. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
Best Friendship & Fearless Living in the Face of Terminal Illness
If you or someone you love has have ever been confronted with serious health news, this very special episode of Friendsome & Then Some is packed with hope, inspiration and advice from best friends focused on maximum living! Kaili Burbano and Stacey Kalin share their story of pure, selfless, fearless friendship. They reveal how a life-changing diagnosis kicked their spirits of adventure into overdrive. They teach us how to always say YES to life and living by seeking out truly fabulous memory-making good times! They teach us how approaching the world with positivity, curiosity, and optimism empowers you to conquer any challenge you may be facing. Learn how “friend soulmates” can have their very own language, one that needs no words - a telepathic connection built on profound trust and intimacy. As we journey through the stories of their amazing “Bucket List” (or as Mindy called it a “F**k It List”), we hope that you are inspired to create one of your very own! These two kindred souls truly have a zest for life that is contagious and after listening to this episode you will have full permission to take chances, face your fears, be bold, laugh, love and enjoy life and friendship to the fullest! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
Holy Friendship, Batman! Burt Ward is Still Saving Lives!
On today's very special episode we have an awesome chat with the ultimate "wing man" best buddy, sidekick, comrade and confidant out there - none other than the OG "Robin," Burt Ward. That's right! Mindy, Michelle & JD welcome comic legend and Adam West's bestie from the first big screen "Batman" and 1960's TV series of the same name. Pow! Wham! Bang! We could not be more honored than to hear the story first hand of how the original "Dynamic Duo" first met and how a chance encounter would grow in a 50 year long friendship off-screen. But, that's only half the story! Just because the "Boy Wonder" hung up his green cape and tights some years ago, it doesn't mean that he stopped being a hero IRL! Learn how Burt Ward's three decade mission to save man's best friend turned into Gentle Giant's Rescue and Adoption, the world's largest giant breed dog rescue. All that and more on today's Friendsome & Then Some!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
39 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Helping Friends Get Hired in Hollywood with Krista Parkinson
Are you in college or a recent grad and want to break into the entertainment industry? Then you want to listen to this very special episode of Friendsome & Then Some! Mindy, Michelle and JD are joined by agent-to-the-stars and Hollywood industry guru, Krista Parkinson. You won't believe this insider's amazing journey to success in showbiz, including helping one of our own! This female powerhouse has helped more than 800 people land their first job in Hollywood working or interning everywhere from CAA to HBO to NBC. If you or someone you know wants to learn from the best, Krista is offering a zero risk FREE online class Tuesday (6/22/21). If you love the free course use the promo code, "Friendsome" to receive 33% off her 3-day virtual workshop Friday through Sunday (6/25/21-6/27/21). All the details are available at, https://www.mygradsgetjobs.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
Celebrating Gay Friends, Allies, Pride and Lady Gaga!
Happy Pride Ya'all!! June is gay pride month and so it's no surprise that a rainbow has exploded in ModPod Studio! Mindy and Michelle have, once again, spared no expense making sure that JD and all of today's fabulous guests feel the LGBTQ+ love by decorating the entire studio in rainbows! Speaking of, Friendsome & Then Some is thrilled to welcome back our first-ever repeat guest the Mayor of West Hollywood Lindsey Horvath! This time she brought her fellow political trailblazer, the first ever openly gay Iranian-American woman to hold office, West Hollywood councilwoman Sepi Shyne. Join the celebration as we breakdown this year's combination of virtual and live events, including the "One City One Pride" movement and all the planning and joy that went into the incredible 30-year-anniversary celebration of The Abbey, featuring none other than Lady Gaga and a massive street mural celebrating the 10th anniversary of her "Born this Way" album. Be proud, be loud and join us for this very colorful episode of Friendsome & Then Some! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
47 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Friendship, 2 Men & a Kidney
Happy National Best Friends Day!!! In honor of our favorite holiday Mindy, Michelle & JD take a deep and personal dive into one of the most incredible examples of friendship in action - living organ donation. When best friends Dale Wade Davis and Phillip Palmer first met working in LA's local news scene they could never have guessed where their friendship would go. Please join us for this incredibly moving story of friendship, survival and the life-saving gift of kidney donation, AND learn the steps you can take to save a life yourself! All this and more on today's FRIENDSOME & THEN SOME! Everywhere you get your podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 minutes | May 25, 2021
The "Friends" Reunion: How One TV Show Changed Friendship Forever
It was only a matter of time that a podcast dedicated to improving the midlife condition with friendship would do a show all about the mega hit television series, “Friends.” And what better time to do this show than on the eve the highly anticipated “Friends” reunion on HBO Max! That’s right, Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe are back for one of the most anticipated television reunions of all time and our resident besties could not be more excited to break it all down! Join our friendly trio as they remember the series, sing the songs, analyze the characters and relate to the show’s incredible guest starts! You won’t believe the other titles the show’s creators were floating and find out which Hollywood megastars were in consideration to play the roles made famous by Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry! We discuss the secret to “Friends” massive success, and guest what— spoiler alert — it’s the same as Friendsome & Then Some’s secret — real friendship! Join us for all this and more on this special episode of Friendsome & Then Some! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 minutes | May 18, 2021
Saying Goodbye to Toxic Frenemies & Hello to Healthy New Friends
Friendsome & Then Some is dedicated to being your one-stop shop for all things friendship! So, today, we celebrate friendship with a profound and hilarious 3-way deep dive into the hottest friendship topics of the day! Following JD's "pandemic plus" body creating what may be the funniest moment in Friendsome history, our trio of besties fearlessly tackle your burning friendship questions with their own personal stories and encouraging advice. How do you make meaningful friendships as an adult? Why is vulnerability a gift to new friendship? How do you navigate friendship in the age of social media? How do you deal with a friend who is really a frenemy? Is toxic friendship holding you back? How do you deal with competitive friends? Join us for this incredibly special friendship 3-way on Friendsome & Then Some! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
38 minutes | May 10, 2021
Celebrating the Challenges & Triumphs of Motherhood & Friendship
Mom, mum, mommy, mamacita...no matter what you call her there are few relationships in our lives as impactful and consequential as the one we have with our mother. On this very special Mother's Day episode of Friendsome & Then Some, Mindy, Michelle & JD take a deep dive into all things motherhood. Michelle reveals how being the only child of very young parents informed her own motherhood, Mindy explains why it's so important for moms to understand the difference between friendship and motherhood, and JD sends a very special message of gratitude to all the moms out there and one single parent, in particular. You don't want to miss this celebration of friendship and tribute to motherhood on this all new Friendsome & Then Some!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | May 4, 2021
Friendship, Connection & Reincarnation with Celebrity Psychic Char Margolis
Whether you're an empath like Michelle, have killer instincts like Mindy, or definitely have ESPN like JD, today's show has got something for you! We are thrilled to welcome very special guest, famed psychic and intuitive medium, Char Margolis! Fresh off her appearance as a guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race, the teacher, life coach, and author of “The Universe is Calling” joins us to talk about how the four C's - courage, confidence, commitment and conquering with action - can help you tap in to your own psychic abilities. She also shares her own personal journey with reincarnation, teaches an incredible exercise to move from darkness to light, explains how children are tapped into the spirit world, and provides the ultimate affirmation for warding off negative energy! As if that isn't enough, the successful podcast host of "CharVision" gives our trio of besties a surprise reading! You'll find all of this and more on this incredible episode of Friendsome & Then Some! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Friendship, Therapy & Sound Advice with Marcia Brandwynne and Dr. Rick Shuman
Depending on how you grew up the concept of "therapy" is either as common as sliced bread or as foreign as French cheese, but anyway you slice it, for millions, talking about your problems with a trained, licensed, unbiased professional helps. Here at Friendsome and Then Some we are all about help, so that's we invited long time friends and colleagues Marcia Brandwynne (journalist, writer, history-making news anchor, and licensed psychotherapist) and Dr. Rick Shuman (licensed psychotherapist) on the show! The co-hosts the popular web series “Sound Advice,” do just that, provide sound therapeutic guidance to Michelle, Mindy and JD as our trio of besties asks all their burning questions about grief, pandemic trauma, betrayal, and how you and your Friendsome can get through the tough times with the incredible healing power of midlife friendship! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
39 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
Narcissism, A.I. & Virtual Friendship with Powerhouse Authors Susan Sly & Rebecca Zung
Narcissism and Artificial intelligence. Two powerful women and best selling authors who have unlocked the secrets to both, join our Friendsome to illustrate the power of friendship and the impact on the world when women lift each other up. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
34 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Friends, Fat & Fitness: The 52 Hike Challenge with Karla Amador & Phillip Stinis
With a podcast dedicated entirely to all the ways friendship can help you thrive in midlife, it was only a matter of time until Mindy, Michelle & JD tacked the ultimate “F” in the Friendsome universe - fitness! If you’re anything like our trio of besties, the “quarantine 15” has become more like the “quarantine 50,” and with all signs pointing to society reopening in time for bikini season, our mission became crystal clear - find a safe, fun and fabulous way to fight fat with friends! And guess what? We did it! On this all new exciting episode of Friendsome & Then Some we are joined by our friends, Karla Amador & Phillip Stinis the founders and enthusiastic real-life couple behind the incredible fitness craze, “52 Hike Challenge.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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