60 minutes | Dec 28, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World – Episode 49 – Stuff & Things
Kevin and Brie Save the World – Episode 49 – Stuff & Things It’s our last episode of 2021 and oh, what a year! Join us as we recap the year! Brie has a repressed memory and we dedicate this episode to Kevin’s yearbook teacher. Also, we must support and uplift Lindsay Lohan. This week’s Listener Feedback supports another Dear Listener with their bad break-up and our Listener Question comes from a reluctant Black Santa. TheraBrie tells a teary tale about a restaurant that goes above and beyond for a customer. Then it’s a double dose of Culture with Kevin this Christmas! EPISODE NOTES: THERABRIE: Inside Ekiben’s six hour trip to make a special trip for customer with cancer (Baltimore Sun) CULTURE WITH KEVIN: The Snowy Day (Houston Grand Opera) A Christmas Tale (IMDB) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM!
50 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World – Episode 48 – Lessons in Carols
Kevin and Brie Save the World – Episode 48 – Lessons in Carols We’re back for another episode of tee-hee’s, ha-ha’s and some real tears. We greet our newest podcast family member, Wilma, and have a guest appearance from established family member, Nilla. Then, we tackle dealing with disappointment and throwing tantrums. This week’s Listener Feedback reminds Kevin of his personal connection to Anne Rice. Our Listener Question grapples with what to do when you break-up with someone and they still have some of your sentimental belongings. TheraBrie gives it up to Netflix for doing something to build Black communities and Culture with Kevin encourages you to read the novella, Passing. EPISODE NOTES: THERABRIE: Netflix Shifts $100 M to Black Banks to Close Equity Gap (Hollywood Reporter) CULTURE WITH KEVIN: Passing, by Nella Larsen (Goodreads) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM!
59 minutes | Dec 14, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World – Episode 47 – Rebroadcast the Podcast
Kevin and Brie Save the World – Episode 47 – Rebroadcast the Podcast It’s a blast from our past in this podcast rebroadcast! From our vaults, March 2, 2021 – Episode 9, Go Away, Lestat! – in honor of Anne Rice. Brie still doesn’t understand cereal milk and Kevin regales us with tales of his 103-year-old Irish Grandmother (rest in peace, Grandma!) We received some great listener advice this week, which boils down to – JUST BE YOURSELF. You do you. Also, the moral we reached – don’t cut your own bangs. Basically, Kevin and Brie really appreciate you for who you are. Thank you for being you. Our Listener Question gets Kevin and Brie all riled up, as we go deep in our conversation and discuss our heightened public anxiety caused by the pandemic, understanding our traumas and using them for good, transference of energy, using forgiveness to heal, and the power we give to words. (Phew – that was a lot – thanks for sticking with us!) Brie has TWO TheraBrie stories this week, and in Culture with Kevin, Kevin FINALLY puts his money where his mouth is. Please consider supporting THE SPOT Period in Germantown, Philadelphia – working to end period poverty and the stigma behind menstruation. EPISODE NOTES: Vicki Gunvalson (Instagram) Munchausen Syndrome (WebMD) Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy (WebMD) Emotional Vampire – Psychology Today What We Do in the Shadows (IMDB) Mommy Dead and Dearest (Wikipedia) Anne Rice (Wikipedia) Interview with the Vampire - film (Wikipedia) Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Approved (FDA.gov) THERABRIE: Wealthy funder pays reparations for use of HeLa cells Plumber drives from New Jersey to Texas with his family to help with storm repairs CULTURE WITH KEVIN: The Skating Lesson (YouTube) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM!
42 minutes | Dec 7, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 46 – These Old Biddies
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 46 – These Old Biddies We welcome a new member to the Kevin and Brie Saves the World podcast family and Kevin learns life changing news. In this week’s Listener Feedback, your favorite comedy duo is held accountable for saying what they said they’re gonna do. Then, our Listener Question asks how to deal with an icy neighbor you thought you were on good terms with. TheraBrie highlights the work of U.S. Interior Secretary in removing derogatory language from National sites. Culture with Kevin gets super personal and spotlights a friend of the pod! THERABRIE Originally found on @goodgoodgoodco on Instagram Interior secretary seeks to rid US of derogatory place names (yahoo.com) CULTURE WITH KEVIN Album, Sunflower in the East, Tammy Nguyen (mitamu) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
55 minutes | Nov 30, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 45 – To My Very Dear Aunt
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 45 – To My Very Dear Aunt If you wanted a podcast like ours, you’ve come to the right place! We’re BIPOC, Black-owned, Queer-Owned, and Woman-Owned! This week, we also discover we’re both Lesbians. Sometimes, you have to trick yourself to be a dog in order to get results. This week’s Listener Feedback gives additional tips on dealing with OCD and obsessive thoughts, then in our Listener Question, a Dear Listener looks for tips and tricks on first date ideas. TheraBrie shows how even a small act of kindness can make an impact and Culture with Kevin honors a musical icon. THERABRIE Originally found on Instagram at @globalpositivenews Uber Driver stops along route to give home cooked meal for passenger CULTURE WITH KEVIN Stephen Sondheim NYT Obituary SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
61 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 44 – P-O-D-C-A-S-T-I-N-G
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 44 – P-O-D-C-A-S-T-I-N-G We are thankful for “YOU”, Dear Listener. No, “YOU” is a show on Netflix. No, “YOU”, the show…on Netflix! We have a lot of opinions this week and we play a new game – Who’s That Emily? In our Listener Feedback, a Dear Listener reminds us that friendship means being there through thick and thin, even when dealing with a badly behaved boyfriend. Then, in our Listener Question, we grapple with how to deal with an endless list of “to-do’s” and the impending feeling of failure when you don’t accomplish these “to-do’s”. TheraBrie introduces us to a 13-year-old who used his Make-a-Wish wish to feed the homeless. Culture with Kevin relieves anxiety through Sensory Mediation. THERABRIE 13 Year Old boy granted “Make A Wish” and uses it to feed the homeless (goodnewsnetwork.org) CULTURE WITH KEVIN Sensory Meditation – Five Senses Mindfulness Meditation (medcenterblog.uvmhealth.org) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
57 minutes | Nov 16, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 43 – Very Football
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 43 – Very Football (From @so.informed on Instagram) Stand with Julius Jones – don’t let an innocent man be executed on November 18th. The Pardon & Parole Board voted to grant Julius clemency due to inconsistencies in the case, which cast too much doubt, yet he is still scheduled to be executed. Call Oklahoma Governor Stitt at 405-521-2342 and ask that he “stand by his own word to follow the recommendation of the Pardon and Parole board and grant Julius Jones clemency. Please save Julius from a wrongful execution” Send Governor Stitt an email at email@example.com This week’s Listener Feedback tells the importance of allowing time for one’s self and our Listener Question asks how to deal with the intolerable significant other of your best friend. TheraBrie spotlights a local Philly social justice café and Culture with Kevin talks the Black and Pink National. THERABRIE I stand with Julius Jones (from @so.informed) Justice for Julius Jones (the Innocence Project) Stomping Grounds Cafe CULTURE WITH KEVIN Black and Pink National SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
68 minutes | Nov 9, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 42 – Just Existing
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 42 – Just Existing Let’s get right into this behemoth of an episode where Kevin and Brie discuss from everything including cleansing rituals to setting intentions to car accidents to centering the universe to physical activity to death. What DON’T we talk about this episode? In this Listener Feedback-less episode, our Listener Question grapples with coming to terms with a shift in self and the resulting absence of feeling during this change. TheraBrie gets personal as Brie breaks down the systematic injustices against Black people and what you can do right now to do better. Culture with Kevin promotes the Criterion Channel and the Japanese film Gate of Flesh. THERABRIE Justice for Julius Jones (the Innocence Project) Beloved, by Toni Morrison (Wikipedia) How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi The Bail Project National Bail Fund Network NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund The 13th, documentary The Okra Project CULTURE WITH KEVIN Gate of Flesh The Criterion Channel SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
52 minutes | Nov 2, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 41 – Shout Out to Stacy
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 41 – Shout Out to Stacy Welcome to another week of advice and antics! Kevin is sleep deprived and Brie is obsessed with conspiracy theories in this episode that pits the “hotters” versus the “colders”. The bottom line, be kind to your servers. Does anyone know the equivalent of a guy “Karen”? DM us. This week’s Listener Feedback addresses our gaslighting conversation and reminds us it’s imperative to do you for you. Our Listener Question asks about building confidence in public places and feeling secure in one’s own skin. TheraBrie celebrates 20K lbs of trash being removed from the ocean and Culture with Kevin promotes one of Kev’s favorite sustainable skincare lines. National Domestic Violence Hotline – 800-799-SAFE (7233) National Resource Center on Domestic Violence Women’s Law Project THERABRIE This New Installation Pulled 20,000 Pounds of Plastic From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Smithsonian Magazine) CULTURE WITH KEVIN Skincare by Hyram (Youtube Channel) Selfless by Hyram (Product site) SEND US AN EMAIL!Follow us on INSTAGRAM!Visit our website!
64 minutes | Oct 26, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 40 – Russian Valley Girl
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 40 – Russian Valley Girl We’re 40! (episodes, that is). Thanks for sticking with your two favorite advice podcasters. We’re trying to get in shape; Kevin’s eating healthy and Brie can’t get into a pole class. Plus, Kevin does his best Julie Andrews impersonation and we discuss how you have to meet people where they are. Also, we love celery. This week’s Listener Feedback is an update from “Feral Cubicle”, who wrote in a while back about an obnoxious co-worker. This week’s Listener Question grapples with creative plagiarism and how to confront the alleged plagiarizer. TheraBrie builds a more inclusive world through Lego play. Culture with Kevin celebrates the mushroom. THERABRIE Story originally found on @so.informed; supplemental information found at npr.org Lego will rid toys of gender biases LEGO’s 10 step guide to promote inclusive play CULTURE WITH KEVIN Fantastic Fungi (documentary) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
57 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 39 – Kevin Lite
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 39 – Kevin Lite We’re staying in spooky season, Dear Listener! Kevin and Brie pick out our Halloween costumes for this year and discuss how saying ‘no’ can help you reclaim your power. But someone please tell us, how do you pronounce “hyaluronic”? This week’s Listener Feedback is a pin-up specifically directed at Brie and our Listener Question wonders if a gift given to them was offensive and what to do about it. TheraBrie gives a shout out to Ireland for supporting the arts and the artists who make the art. Culture with Kevin keeps us in the scary zone. THERABRIE Originally found on positive.news, supplemental information found on hotpress.com Basic income scheme for artists, art workers to be piloted in 2022 CULTURE WITH KEVIN Disco Bloodbath (aka Party Monster), by James St. James SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
63 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 38 – The G.O.A.T.iest
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 38 – The G.O.A.T.iest Your two favorite historians* are back this week, as Kevin and Brie start a new religion. This week, Kevin says “no” and Brie is very open and honest. Plus, we thank our goddess, Simone Biles, and work to dismantle colonialism. It’s a chock full episode, Dear Listener! This week’s Listener Feedback says to be tough AF in your conversations and our Listener Question is a gut-wrenching situation where a significant other has been hiding a large sum secret. (*people who rely heavily on Wikipedia) A combined THERABRIE & CULTURE WITH KEVIN! From @tanksgoodnews Metropolitan Opera Season opens with First Ever Black Composer Fire Shut up in My Bones SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
61 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 37 – Welcome to the Dark Side
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 37 – Welcome to the Dark Side We’re two gloomy Gusses this week, Dear Listener. Sorry, but we’re not in good places right now. Brie has an exposure scare and Kevin is going through a rough time. It’s OK not to be OK. It’s OK to ask for help and above all - remember to be kind to yourself. We take this week’s energy and turn it into a spooky conversation as we finally delve into our true crime unsolved favorites. This week’s Listener Question gets a bit heated between Kevin and Brie. How to approach a difficult conversation regarding living arrangements with a roommate? THERABRIE Canada set to pay billions to Indigenous children removed from their families, court rules (cnn.com) CULTURE WITH KEVIN Welcome to Chechnya, a film by David France (hbo.com) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
50 minutes | Sep 28, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 36 – Wickaty-Wackaty Woo-Woo
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 36 – Wickaty-Wackaty Woo-Woo Welcome, Dear Listener. We live up to our comedy surname this week in our discussion about cereal and other delightful things. But can someone seriously please tell us how to pronounce “muesli”? Our Listener Feedback reinforces to be cautious with yourself when going back out into the dating world, don’t give too much of yourself to unavailable people. Then, our Listener Question grapples with a friend who had to cancel plans; do they owe their friend reimbursement when money was never discussed to begin with? TheraBrie recognizes Illinois giving 5 mental health days to students. Culture with Kevin shines the light on podcast favorite author, Casey Plett, and her new book. THERABRIE Kids in Illinois Will Soon Be Able to Take 5 Mental Health Days From School (npr.org) CULTURE WITH KEVIN A Dream of a Woman, by Casey Plett (arsenalpulp.com) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
57 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 35 – Gospel of the Rat
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 35 – Gospel of the Rat Welcome, Dear Listener. Another week, another show. Can you feel the energy? We sure can, and it makes us nostalgic for kids’ shows of the past. Plus, is Kevin addicted to being gaslighted (or is it gaslit)? Brie wants to know who the heck Ty Pennington is. Always remember to be kind to yourself. Our Listener Feedback this week makes the case for pet rats. And our Listener Question has a recent divorcee feeling pressure from friends to get back on the dating scene. TheraBrie brings to light the Tiny Home Village project to help improve the lives of homeless people Culture with Kevin has us looking at the seedy underbelly of leggings with the LuLaRich documentary. THERABRIE Tiny Home Village in Albuquerque Helps Homeless Transition with Social Services and Amenities (goodnewsnetwork.org) CULTURE WITH KEVIN LuLaRich (trailer on Youtube) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
60 minutes | Sep 14, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 34 – Philadelphia ASMR
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 34 – Philadelphia ASMR Hello, Dear Listener! We’re back and boy, has it been a week and we’re reflecting hard. Kevin contemplates life and Brie love-hates old white men. Then, our Listener Feedback affirms it pays to be BLUNT and our Listener Question asks when it’s appropriate to hold your boundary line and when to cross it. TheraBrie promotes acts of kindness through the Born This Way Foundation’s #BeKind21 campaign September 1 – 21st. Culture with Kevin remembers the victims and survivors of 9/11 with a recitation of former Poet Laureate, Billy Collins’ poem, The Names. THERABRIE Originally found the story here. Supplemental information found on lgbtqsd.news Born This Way Foundation to Promote Kindness September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Suicidepreventionlifeline.org Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255 CULTURE WITH KEVIN The Names, by Billy Collins SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
55 minutes | Sep 7, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 33 – Doing it with Jazz Hands
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 33 – Doing it with Jazz Hands Your favorite comedy advice duo is back for another week oF tee-hee’s and ha-ha’s. Brie comes home from a few days of topless sunbathing. Did you know that Kevin doesn’t “do” Kate Hudson? We come to terms with the fact that nobody cares about Valley Forge in this dystopian storyline of life we’re living. This week’s TheraBrie addresses the human rights crisis in Texas and the highly restrictive Texas Abortion ban, and gives resources on how to help people in Texas right now. Culture with Kevin highlights one of Kevin’s favorites literary pieces, The Last Generation: Prose and Poetry by CherrÍe Moraga John Lewis Voting Rights Act Info: The House Has Passed a Bill to restore the Voting Rights Act (npr.org) Support H.R. 4, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights) **PLEASE HELP OUR FRIENDS - THE SPOT.PERIOD - RECOVER FROM HURRICANE IDA!** THERABRIE Originally found the story on Instagram @so.informed Supplemental information found on cbsnews.com Lyft to cover legal fees of drivers sued under Texas abortion law Resources to help people in Texas: How to help abortion rights activists in Texas: 8 things you can do right now (fastcompany.com) ACLU Texas Texas Equal Access Fund National Abortion Federation 13 ways states can protect and advance women’s health and rights Planned Parenthood U.S. Capitol Switchboard – 202-224-3121 Find your representative Find your Senator CULTURE WITH KEVIN The Last Generation: Prose and Poetry by CherrÍe Moraga SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
53 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 32 – It’s Wonderful Being Gay
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 32 – It’s Wonderful Being Gay Who farted? It sure wasn’t Kevin. It’s out with the bad and in with the good, Dear Listener! Be proud of who you are and your experiences. This week’s Listener Feedback gets us thinking twice about kicking the dog off the bed. Then, in our Listener Question, we help a bridesmaid who is stripped of her title. This week’s TheraBrie gives resources to help Afghanis. Culture with Kevin highlights the Armand Gamache murder mystery series by Canadian Author, Louise Penny. TheraBrie Originally found the story on @tanksgoodnews (instagram) Supplemental information found at msn.com. This article links to CNN article. Resources to help people in Afghanistan: International Rescue Committee UNICEF Women for Afghan Women Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Refugee Council USA How to Help Afghan Refugees (NPR Article) Culture with Kevin Louise Penny (official site) SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!
60 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 31 – Little Hot Dog Legs
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 31 – Little Hot Dog Legs When the world feels heavy from global (or local) anxieties, it’s OK to take a break (or a Xanax). We’re swimmin’ all over the river in this episode, Dear Listener, as Brie herself comes asking for advice. Our Listener Feedback reiterates the importance of understanding one’s celestial-ness helps us understand ourselves. This week’s Listener Question is no walk in the (dog) park. This week’s TheraBrie is a tale showing a good deed, no matter how small, can make a difference; and Culture with Kevin has us talking to our younger selves. TheraBrie 5 Women Cook Once a Month for Montreal’s Less Fortunate – sunnyskyz.com Culture with Kevin Talk to your ‘younger self’ with this TikTok trend – hercampus.comActual Tik Toks that tugged on Kevin’s heartstrings: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMRjp3YPC/ https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMRjpK9V4/ https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMRjp3PXK/ SEND US AN EMAIL!Follow us on INSTAGRAM!Visit our website!
57 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 30 – Complex (W)holes
Kevin and Brie Save the World: Episode 30 – Complex (W)holes We’re getting a little witchy this week, Dear Listeners, and reaching for the stars! Get ready to know us as we know ourselves. Kevin reads our astrology charts! Then, we discuss how understanding ourselves helps us turn our weaknesses into strengths. This week’s Listener Question deals with the stress of going back to the office and facing an unlikable co-worker. This week’s TheraBrie is a delightful tale, and Culture with Kevin opens a world of literature and reading. TheraBrie Wisconsin Town Falls in Love With Wayward Beach Ball, Playing ‘Where’s Waldo’ and Hiding It on Local Streets Culture with Kevin Scribd Make sure to follow us on Instagram to stay in touch with us and engage with our content! Please rate, review, and be sure to subscribe! SEND US AN EMAIL! Follow us on INSTAGRAM! Visit our website!