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35 minutes | May 6, 2020
Danny's french boy & Marlena's steamy job: a quarantine special.
Marlena and Danny are back with a lil' international quarantine special! We reflect on the new transitions we each experienced this past year since ending the podcast. Danny talks about finding a new foreign lover in Spain and Marlena talks about some steamy problems at her new job!! OOO, intriguing!
35 minutes | Jul 22, 2019
So long, farewell, and thank you! A tipsy talk!
Danny and Marlena give a final farewell to the podcast. They reflect and reminisce on the twenty episodes they have recorded and the impact it's had on their lives. They're having a couple drinks while they do this, so be prepared, it gets a little weepy. Enjoy! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS LISTENED. Your time, attention, and feedback over the last nine months has truly meant the world to us. Twitter: @marlenavalerie Instagram: @_danielmurillo_
34 minutes | Jun 24, 2019
A Clusterfest 2019 Review
Danny and Marlena went to Clusterfest 2019 in San Francisco and it got them thinking and feeling all sorts of ways. They discuss their favorite comedians and the craft of storytelling. Comedians mentioned: Ayo Edebiri, Catherine Cohen, Jaboukie Young White, Julio Torres, Jonathan Van Ness, Adam Scott, Anthony Jeselnik, Robin Tran, Dina Hashem, Chelsea Peretti, Jacqueline Novak, Sabrina Jalees, John Mulaney, and Sheng Wang SAY HEY! email: email@example.com twitter: @marlenavalerie insta: _danielmurillo_
38 minutes | May 22, 2019
Are you good with money?
Danny and Marlena discuss their relationship to money and all the stupid stuff they spend it on while trying to be more conscious consumers. REACH OUT YA? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @marlenavalerie Insta:
34 minutes | May 1, 2019
How to prepare to for life transitions
Danny and Marlena discuss the fun, new, exciting, but also very scary events they have lined up: new jobs, graduation, moving abroad. It's A LOT! WHAT'S UP WITH YOUR LIFE?? REACH OUT AND TELL US EMAIL: email@example.com TWITTER: @marlenavalerie INSTAGRAM: @_danielmurillo_
37 minutes | Apr 17, 2019
Are straight women invading queer spaces?
Are straight women invading queer spaces? Marlena and Danny discuss the popularity of Drag Race and Queer Eye all the while wondering about the impact this mainstream attention to gay culture can have on queer spaces. Let us know what you think! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @marlenavalerie Instagram: @_danielmurillo_
37 minutes | Apr 3, 2019
Craziest travel story?
Danny and Marlena talk to their friend James about some of their most wild travel experiences from pulling an all nighter at a sex club, eavesdropping on a foreign Tinder date, and talking to a seven-fingered local for three hours. They also talk about how they financed their travel and wonder whether Europe is worth all the hype. TELL US WHAT YOU THINK: EMAIL: email@example.com TWITTER: @marlenavalerie INSTAGRAM: @_danielmurillo_
37 minutes | Mar 20, 2019
What is "structural hotness" and how do we deconstruct it?
In this week's episode, Danny and Marlena discuss how they personally relate to Roxane Gay's memoir, Hunger, and this idea of "structural hotness" that praises some body types (like Shawn Mendes's) and shames others' (like Roxane Gay's). For a more in-depth look into this topic, check out the She's All Fat podcast. CONNECT WITH US: email: firstname.lastname@example.org twitter: @marlenavalerie instagram: @_danielmurillo_ Click here for the personal essay I reference in the episode.
33 minutes | Mar 7, 2019
Are the twenties your defining decade?
Danny and Marlena sit down with their no. 1 fan and listener Kaycee to discuss Meg Jay's 2012 book, "The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter—And How to Make the Most of Them Now." They talk about weak ties and networking, types of jam and commitment, and whether they're a sunrise or sunset kind of person. Y'all it's a good one. REACH OUT TO US: email: email@example.com Twitter: @marlenavalerie Instagram: @_danielmurillo_
34 minutes | Feb 20, 2019
The Sex Episode.
Marlena and Danny climb the scoville scale as they spice this week's episode up with stories about how they first understood sex. They start off by taking an egg-based Buzzfeed quiz that will tell them their favorite sex position. Play along here. REACH OUT TO US PLEASE! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @marlenavalerie Instagram: @_danielmurillo_
32 minutes | Feb 6, 2019
Do we ever come of age like they do in the movies?
Welcome to season 2! Danny and Marlena are delighted to have their dear friend, Andre come on the podcast and discuss coming of age films. To get warmed up, they play a little teen movie edition of Mary, F*ck, Kill. Enjoy! And subscribe! Please! Thank you! SAY HEY: EMAIL: email@example.com TWITTER: @marlenavalerie INSTAGRAM: @_danielmurillo_
26 minutes | Jan 15, 2019
Are Millennials the "Burnout Generation"?
Danny and Marlena discuss the BuzzFeedNews article that set the internet aflame this week, "How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation" by Anne Helen Petersen. They agree here, disagree there, definitely worth a listen. REACH OUT TO US: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @marlenavalerie Instagram: @_danielmurillo_
29 minutes | Jan 5, 2019
Danny and Marlena are ready to thrive in 2019!
Danny and Marlena reflect on 2018, an important year for both of them, and discuss their goals and plans for the year ahead. Sounds like a simple episode, but honestly, it's a hoot and half, maybe even two whole hoots. Enjoy! REACH OUT TO US: Email: email@example.com Twitter: @marlenavalerie Instagram: @_danielmurillo_
29 minutes | Dec 13, 2018
A conversation about drugs and alcohol
Danny and Marlena have a candid and open conversation about drinking and drugs. They also muse about who might be listening to these podcasts. IF YOU ARE A LISTENER HIT US UP email: firstname.lastname@example.org twitter: https://twitter.com/marlenavalerie insta: https://www.instagram.com/_danielmurillo_/
27 minutes | Dec 5, 2018
Do young people have more mental health problems?
Danny and Marlena discuss their mental health. Is there a stigma against it? How should we conceptualize our mental health? Is mental health any different than physical health? REACH OUT TO US: email: email@example.com Danny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_danielmurillo_/ Marlena on Twitter: https://twitter.com/marlenavalerie
32 minutes | Nov 28, 2018
Do young people need religion?
Danny believes in God and Marlena does not. They talk about how their respective upbringings shaped their value systems. The essay Marlena mentions is by JUSTIN Cronin, not Josh, not Jason, JUSTIN Cronin. She sincerely apologizes to this wonderful writer for being such an idiot. The essay is called "My Daughter and God" and can be found here: https://www.narrativemagazine.com/issues/spring-2014/nonfiction/my-daughter-and-god-justin-cronin Follow us if you so desire! Danny: https://www.instagram.com/_danielmurillo_/ Marlena: https://twitter.com/marlenavalerie Email us feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org
34 minutes | Nov 17, 2018
Creative success without a social media following?
Danny and Marlena are very proud of this episode because they didn't have to edit it at all. They talk candidly about taking breaks from social media, the career pressure to have a social media presence, and the type of "content" they post to their respective social media accounts. EMAIL US FEEDBACK: email@example.com FOLLOW US ON Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_danielmurillo_/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/marlenavalerie
52 minutes | Nov 5, 2018
Is ghosting your Tinder date bad?
Danny and Marlena talk about meeting and dating people through apps. Marlena goes on and on and on about two different dates that weren't so great. Another long one. But it is pretty juicy. Find us and give us feedback!! Danny: https://www.instagram.com/_danielmurillo_/ Marlena: https://twitter.com/marlenavalerie
44 minutes | Oct 23, 2018
Why don't young people vote more?
In the midst of the 2018 Midterm Elections, Danny and Marlena are feeling politically festive and want to discuss why young, "woke" people don't vote. In an attempt to become informed voters, they set to learn more about California's Prop 8 on votesaveamerica.com. They were marginally successful.
30 minutes | Oct 16, 2018
Living at home in your twenties
Danny and Marlena try their hand at a second episode by discussing their experiences of living at home as twenty-somethings. Marlena ran a half-marathon and Danny was offered coke in a bathroom. They both saw 'A Star is Born' and have some hot-takes to share about the movie. Marlena keeps awkwardly opening and closing her water bottle (yep, that's what that sound is) and Danny just wants to be cut out of the episode entirely. This is a wild one, folks. The only place to go from here is up. So, subscribe why don't cha?? (This description was written at 2:18 AM YOU'RE WELCOME)
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