Conversation dot show 20  20album 20art 20  20v 20small is a revival of the lost art of conversation: not composed, real-time, sometimes serious, often not. Esther, Jered, and an occasional guest talk about the mundane, the weird and sometimes find a gem.

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    Dairy Kween

    Jered makes a very important statement, he is not taking questions at this time. Esther and Jered explore a new scheme to get a free place to sleep as an international traveler. Dr. Root makes an appearance and changes his name. Esther proposes a business plan that involves repossession and bounty hunting. Jered and Esther discuss devil dogs and dilly bars and the newly purchased (get your merch now, folks!).

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    Warm handiwipes at 30,000 feet

    Jered and Esther discuss noisy water bottles, airplane numerology, and secret compartments under planes where they build AI flight attendants. Esther ponders the pronunciation of the color “mauve” - please send us your feedback! Jered discovers ancient fairytales, namely Tristan and Isolde and our boy Perceval. Jered pretends to be a Texas Geography Expert. Esther takes him to task.

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    I remember the Alamo

    Esther and Jered discuss what it’s like to be together for 20 years. Esther remembers the Alamo and other random Texas facts. Jered reminds Esther about American folk lore and coon skin caps. Esther wows Jered with her athleticism and physical prowess. Jered and Esther learn some Italian phrases for their trip. Miss you Shane.

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    You really had me pegged...

    Jered and Esther discuss YouTube algorithms, age discrepancies, and pegging. Jered discovers he is an affable curmudgeon. Esther creates haikus and is deemed easily influencable. A call for listeners to try and secretly influence Esther via Jered. Jered makes a public service announcement about overhead lighting.

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    Booty Shorts and a Lumberjack Shirt

    Jered and Esther discuss bolut, elephants, and ayahuasca. Bachelor update- Hometowns! Esther brings up the topic of hot jobs and we discover there aren’t any. Jered is annoyed with Esther’s Haiku prowess. An intimidator is apprehended in the neighborhood.

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    Culottes and Karate Thongs

    Jered shaves his head. Jered and Esther discuss phone shaming. Esther has a scientific discussion about the difference between alligators and crocodiles. Jered discusses what he wears under his karate gear and distracts Esther with his legs. Jered and Esther learn all about phenylalanine, phenylketonuriacs, and folks who make baby formula with Diet Coke (hypothesis).

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    Grindr the Wise

    Jered and Esther explore the ancient Chinese art of nose reading. Jered is determined to prove to Esther that she does, in fact, have a phone voice. Several callers help us out. Esther and Jered discuss 80’s sitcoms, including such favorites as Perfect Strangers, Rags to Riches, Are you Being Served, American Gladiators, and The Get Along Gang. Jered suggests we start a challenge segment and we explore dating apps. Esther almost joins Scruff. Jered talks her down.

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    Three Stars

    Jered and Esther visit the Inn at Little Washington and enjoy a delightful, and unusual dinner. Jered discusses his new favorite tv show. Esther gets excited about a spike in downloads.

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    Too old for my mom, too young for my grandma

    Jered and Esther discuss an unusual intravenous therapy for back pain. Jered learns about Esther’s love of nice hands. Esther mistakes Tom Selleck for Burt Reynolds. Jered and Esther ponder aspirational condom sizing. Bonus: easy chicken wing sauce recipe. Trigger warning: may contain corn, gluten, latex.

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    Parcel People

    Jered and Esther lose some garlic stuffed olives. Esther has a theory about her head size and its impact on memory. It’s our Pod-iversary!! Jered’s mom delights and amazes with her linguistic idiosyncrasies. Jered and Esther discuss Olaf from the gym. Also, Jered loves butter.

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    Pepperoni Panties

    Jered discusses talent and what it means (we resist the urge to mention the many, many talents of our favorite listener). Esther loses a chili cook off by not winning. Jered and Esther profile Santas. Jered takes Esther to Lidl and they discover that calzone also means panty, in Spanish. Somebody start our wiki page, please and thanks. Hi Shane.

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    Hentai Cheetohs

    Jered and Esther mourn the loss of clicky-clacky dog. Jered helps mansplain the difference between FORTRAN and 4chan. Esther suggests Jered might be a creepy poll worker. Esther summons the dark nut lord and survives. Jered takes the neighborhood children to a football game and leaves his credit card at a bar for 10 days. Hi Shane.

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    Pinot Nacho

    Jered and Esther discuss Thanksgiving preferences and Jered lies. Esther discusses the appropriate day to begin showing Christmas Spirit. Jered gets excited about a week off from the gym. Jered and Esther discuss non-vegan wines.

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    Vegan Machismo

    Jered camps with a group of 28 year olds and gets a talking to by the park ranger. Esther bakes a lot of bread and gives it away awkwardly. Jered and Esther consider instituting adult merit badges. Esther and Jered discuss Football Americain, Vegan Machismo, and CBD oil.

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    Tater Tits

    Jered investigates a fallen tree. Esther tries to get a saucy license plate. Jered and Esther discuss where they would travel if they had only 4 days for vacation. Turns out we’re still hemispherists. We decide to go on a hunger strike until our listeners send us feedback. Folks, please cook your cruciferous veggies. Also, Hi Shane.

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    Vile Vials

    Jered drives around in a fancy electric car with an amazing roof and a frunk. Esther creates a new kind of hammock chair for her future renovated porch. Jered and Esther discuss their least favorite scents, DJ Khaled’s new furniture line, and the end of summer vacation.

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    The Back Porch Episode

    Jered zooms around down on his boosted board. Esther makes a dessert that might be Stretch Armstrong’s brother. Jered and Esther ponder all the people who can never know about the show. We say hi to Shane 4 times.

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    Welcome to St. Thomas

    Jered and Esther sail the 7 seas... or maybe just the Caribbean Sea, but we had a ton of fun!

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    Tantastic Vanity

    Jered and Esther level up in the world of tanning. Esther learns to shoot a compound bow at Adventure Camp. Jered hopes level 6 tanning won’t melt him into someone who looks like Trey Gowdy. Esther hopes the pin prickly sensation is not deathly radiation.

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    Supernumerary Nips

    Jered and Esther discuss retirement plans. Jered waxes poetic about Disney. Esther makes a case for dying first. Red wine velvet cake, chocolate ice cream, Cub Scout camp and fun times on the back porch

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    Alcohol Soup

    Jered talks martinis, skateboards, and weight lifting. Esther discusses their ever-shrinking house. Jered and Esther enjoy too many tasty treats and prepare for out of town visitors. This episode is a week late- no more breaks this summer, Promise!

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    Our robots are showing off tonight

    Our first cross-over show. Conversation Show meets Not Ben and Jerry’s! Jered and Esther talk with Shane about home automation, salty ladies in canisters, and pizookies.

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    The one where we went to NYC

    Jered and Esther go on a big trip. Fresca and Dr. Pepper have their very own segment, right smack in the middle of mom and dad’s podcast. Esther hopes she edited out the part where she yelled at the kids during their segment, but she got overwhelmed while editing and may have left it in. ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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    Vicarious Panty Disorder (VPD)

    Jered and Esther spend some time with top friends of the show, Kristi, Stacee, Matt, and John. We discuss combovers, parallel life narratives, spicy foods, and that ever-troubling panty-snatching Aunt Gail (whose strengths will be discussed in a future episode). Special bonus: Matt pronounces Karaoke.

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    The $800 Episode

    Jered and Esther debate the concept of dress shorts. Jered books a fancy dinner and Esther can’t stop saying “Oh my!” Esther bakes muffins, again.

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    Esther rants about gym jerks who back into spots when it’s busy, while her Insta feed is taken over by Japanese ads. Jered contemplates buying a metric ton of poppy seeds before they are banned. Jered and Esther discuss Jered’s fabulous graduation surprise...that Jered has already forgotten about. Yum/Yuck Love/Loathe. A jingle!

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    Fourth generation drop shippers

    Esther bakes a red wine velvet cake to celebrate Jered and Shane’s anticlimactic degree completion. Jered discusses the wonders of modern retail. Jered and Esther discuss listener feedback!

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    Jered’s naughty dream corner

    Jered and Esther talk about going to the gym and being hungry. Esther learns that two kids can have the same name and not be the same person, or have the same parents. Jered discusses his tattoo and his dreams. Esther interviews for Jered’s replacement (in her dreams). Yum/Yuck/Love/Loathe.

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    Pavlova’s Dog

    Esther is plagued by a throat tickle, Jered learns all about Russian Ballerinas who have desserts named after them, Jered and Esther almost run over a bald eagle.

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    The Artistic Spectrum

    Jered drives Esther to the mountains of North Carolina. Esther and Jered interview Preston and Rob, their gracious spring break hosts. We talk about art, fanny packs, school uniforms, and Preston’s true worth (spoiler alert: $575).

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    Things I’ve baked this week

    Jered lists all the shows he ever remembers watching as a kid. Esther discusses the things she baked this week. Jered and Esther get a little serious about social media and technology. Also, German-dubbed Beverly Hills 90210. You’re welcome.

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    Roasted cauliflower ear

    Bayside Barbie rants about recipes. Jered discusses his year as a basketball manager. Jered and Esther renew their commitment not to review media on the show. Also, cauliflower ear.

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    Impossible bananas

    Jered learns he has created memories of ice skating. Esther ponders the health risks of too many Cavendish bananas. Jered and Esther commit to Karaoke on the cruise.

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    A microwave full of applesauce

    This is part two of Esther and Jered being joined by Johnnie and they have a far ranging conversation covering tarot, exorcism, time travelers, Hitler, gun violence, and the dentist’s favorite time.

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    The timeline where I didn’t serve Brie

    This is part one of Esther and Jered being joined by Johnnie and having a far ranging conversation covering tarot, exorcism, time travelers, Hitler, gun violence, and the dentist’s favorite time.

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    Performance, Sport, Game

    Jered brings handheld microphones to our favorite local spot. Plenty of people stare at our spectacle. We play Sport, Game, Performance. Shane’s past life is explored.

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    Don’t stop me now!

    Esther ponders youth sports and salty language. Jered plans his career as an Olympic figure skater. Jered and Esther negotiate how they will send each other messages from beyond the grave.

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    She worked in a vinegar factory

    Jered and Esther host their first guests while watching the Opening Cermonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Clayton does voices. Cally discusses her diverse employment history. Esther explains why she didn’t get an MBA. Jered mostly eats Oreos and laughs.

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    Truly outrageous

    Jered plugs in the switchboard. Esther does voices. We ponder therapeutic peacocks, Valentine’s Day, and holograms. Outrageous.

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    The one with the dogs

    Jered wants to visit Japan (for the bidets). Esther buys maple donuts. Really old and historically significant grandpas.

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    Golden milk

    Esther tries golden milk. Jered hides behind pillows. We swear.

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    They’re broken people

    Esther knits. Jered complains about how much cookies are baked. The kids are out of school from a snow storm.

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    And they ate flies together

    Esther talks about her hobbies. We debate baked goods. Jered starts making pasta. What defines cooking?

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