Best Neighbors Podcast
Your pop culture concierge brought to you every week from two best neighbors from Brooklyn.
info_outline A Real Kick in the T*ts - Episode #166 01/13/2020
A Real Kick in the T*ts - Episode #166 Hey there, Neighbors! How's 2020 going for you? Re-entry was hard after the long holiday but we hung in there and had a few laughs in spite of it all. We talk our usual round-up of Real Housewives of NJ & Dallas; got some scoop on upcoming RHOBH; we get our heads around "Megh-xit;" & have some great podcast & Netflix recs for you. Enjoy!
info_outline That Sweet, Sweet Rape Fame - Episode #165 01/06/2020
That Sweet, Sweet Rape Fame - Episode #165 Welcome to 2020, Neighbors! Hope you all had a very merry New Year so far. This week, we convene to discuss the usual Real Housewives mess, with the RHOD reunion & RHONJ, w/ the hair-pull heard 'round the turnpike. Erin gives a RHOA update & Margo talks Below Deck. We also have a couple of Hulu recs--a doc & a limited series; 2 podcast recs--1 reality, 1 true-crime; we also saw Little Women & the Hateful 8 & tell ya all about it. New Year, same neighbors!
info_outline Last Fave Fives of 2019 - Episode # 164 12/30/2019
Last Fave Fives of 2019 - Episode # 164 Welcome to our last episode of 2019 & it's a short but sweet one. We talk a little RHOC reunion, parts 2 & 3; Below Deck, & a few choice streaming picks. We also break down our last Fave Fives in music, movies, & happenings. Margo also has some exciting news for 2020. Hope you all had a great holiday. Here's to a fantastic new year, Neighbors!
info_outline Oh Hello, Jane Roe - Episode #163 12/23/2019
Oh Hello, Jane Roe - Episode #163 You're killin' us Bravo! So many shows, so many Housewives! So much misogyny! Between the entitled men on Below Deck to Vicki G's superior attitude on RHOC, we don't know which end is up! We talk our usual RHONJ & RHOD finale, as well as the 1st part of the RHOC reunion, which was EXPLOSIVE. We also welcome Eddie Murphy back to SNL, as well as breakdown the first part of our yearly "Fave Five," with our book/podcast/TV shows for the year. Merry, merry, Neighbors!
info_outline Queens of Corona - Episode # 162 12/16/2019
Queens of Corona - Episode # 162 Welcome one & all to our ep. this week. Let's get right to it, shall we? Margo saw Knives Out, the Linda Ronstadt doc & the Lou Perlman doc & gives her reviews; both neighbors break down Bravo this week, incl. Below Deck & Real Housewives of OC, Atlanta, Dallas & NJ (have mercy, Andy Cohen!) & both tried The Marriage Story, but we respectfully decline. All this & a Fart Ninja to boot. The holiday season is upon us!
info_outline Just Like a Gallagher Show - Episode # 161 12/09/2019
Just Like a Gallagher Show - Episode # 161 Hey there, Neighbors, welcome to December! We cram a ton of info into this overstuffed ep where we talk our usual Real Housewives (Atlanta/OC/Dallas/NJ)-this 4 city a week pace is killing us! Margo talks more Mandalorian; smug Simon Cowell; & Garth Brooks. Erin saw Joker & reviews the Mike Nichols oral bio, and both neighbors are loving The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel--Mazel!
info_outline A Cavalcade of Bad Decisions - Episode #160 12/02/2019
A Cavalcade of Bad Decisions - Episode #160 Happy Post-Thanksgiving, Neighbors! Hope everyone had a lovely holiday. Did you watch The Irishman on Netflix? We did & we discuss at length, along with other Netflix-y things Margo attempted. We have a little Real Housewives chat as well, altho honestly, we can't really remember what happened on which shows we watched (we blame trypyophan!) We also talk more Mandalorian, 90 Day Fiance, & America's Got Racism. Get some leftovers & belly up to the table!
info_outline Am I the A**hole? Episode # 159 11/25/2019
Am I the A**hole? Episode # 159 Hey Neighbors! As we gather together this week to give thanks with our families & friends, let us not forget these garbage-fires courtesy of the geniuses at Bravo! Again, we have a quadruple cornicopia (all thanksgivingy vibes!) of Real Housewives this week, with RHOA; RHOC; RHONJ & RHOD, all gracing us with the presences. We also talk season 3 of Netflix's The Crown (genius!); we offer up 'Prayers for Nick', and our 'Toldja!' to Prince Andrew. A bountiful harvest indeed--let's give thanks!
info_outline The Dumbest Smart Person We Know - Episode #158 11/18/2019
The Dumbest Smart Person We Know - Episode #158 Are you at Bravocon this weekend? Neither are we! But no mind, we're still gonna talk trash about Housewives & we don't need to pay a grand for that! We hit all cities this week--RHOA, RHOC, RHONJ & RHOD --geesh! We discuss the big announcement for a new Real Housewives franchise; Margo waxes poetic about Mandolorian (& is she likes it, it HAS to be good--she's like Mikey that way). Erin watched AMC's doc on the Preppy Murderer; All this & much more!
info_outline Whole Lotta Housewives Goin' On - Episode #157 11/11/2019
Whole Lotta Housewives Goin' On - Episode #157 Welcome, All, to this week's cavalcade of pop culture. This week we have 4 cities of Housewives to contend with--FOUR! RHOC, RHOD, and the premieres of RHOA & RHONJ. Let the malapropisms begin! We also have Netflix/Amazon/TLC recs; & we also chime in on Keanu Reeves' GF.
info_outline It's a Shanda! Episode #156 11/04/2019
It's a Shanda! Episode #156 Welcome one & all, Neighbors! Let's get right to it---on RHOC, did Gina look like a huge a**hole, or what? More on that Mad Hatters' Tea Party; on RHOD, it's finally Leanne's wedding & we have notes! Is Mama Dee pure evil or is D'Andra just spoiled? We also got the return of Castle Rock; Nell Scovell's latest article (& Letterman apology!); a review of Apple+'s The Morning Show; some podcast recs & Twitter follows.
info_outline O.C. or OH NO?! Episode #155 10/28/2019
O.C. or OH NO?! Episode #155 Hey there, Neighbors! We're back w/ another episode of the usual garbage fire that is the Real Housewives franchise. It's OC Fashion week on RHOC, apparently--that's a thing; On RHOD, we have the 15,879th party for Leanne's infernal wedding & Cameron can't grasp basic concepts, like school pageants. Also, Margo watched Eddie Murphy's new movie, & Erin has a doc-rec--both on Netflix. All that and a lot more!
info_outline Podcast Full of Tangents - Episode #154 10/21/2019
Podcast Full of Tangents - Episode #154 Happy Fall, Neighbors! Hope you're behaving yourselves, unlike our OC Housewives. Man, did they get up to some shizz in public this week! We're still cringing! Also, RHOD had another godforsaken party for the soul-sucker that is Leanne. Plus, they want to some haunted house. Whatevs. Erin also cried buckets to TLC's Long Lost Family, & Margo ponders why Oz sent us Yahoo Serious. Plus, we read some books. Bring the hot ones!
info_outline Travis on the Comeback Trail - Episode # 153 10/14/2019
Travis on the Comeback Trail - Episode # 153 Hallo there, Neighbors! Settle in as we discuss what's going on this week---RHOC was kinda mellow, except we get insight into Emily's ability to block out that toadstool of a husband; RHOD did it up with a lingerie shower for Leanne, by Leanne--Plus Margo's liking Passenger List; and Erin saw the doc, "Where's My Roy Cohn?" which explains a LOT about our current state of affairs.
info_outline We're at a Wellness Retreat, for Pete's Sake! Episode #152 10/07/2019
We're at a Wellness Retreat, for Pete's Sake! Episode #152 Welp, Neighbors, so much to discuss! Margo outs herself as a Comic-Con nerd; We talk our usual trash of RHOC & RHOD--Miraval Spa has never seen the likes of Kelly Dodd! And Leanne is up to her old tricks on RHOD. We also go deep in our book discussion of Demi Moore's memoir, Inside Out. Queen Phoebe Waller Bridge hosts SNL, DeNiro yells at people, & we have our usual smatterings of social media follows, and assorted Netflix recs. Enjoy Neighbors' Week!
info_outline Sound Bath From Hell - Episode # 151 09/30/2019
Sound Bath From Hell - Episode # 151 Kelly bonks Shannon over the head with a mallet--what more do you need?! This week, we've got much to discuss, including our favorite hot messes from RHOC and RHOD. On RHOC, a trip to Miraval Spa ends with a bonk to the head. With RHOD, we're still in Mexico, binge-drinking tequila with the ladies and using the 'green latrine.' In other recs, we talk about the movie, Yesterday, and the new Netflix series, the Politician. Also two new beauty recs & Margo talks about Demi Moore's memoir.
info_outline Between Two Neighbors's Ferns - Episode #150 09/23/2019
Between Two Neighbors's Ferns - Episode #150 Hey there, Neighbors, pull up a seat, we've got a ton for you this week. Erin & Margo both watched the Lifetime Nxivm movie & Netflix's Between Two Ferns movie & have lots to say about both. We have our usual Real Housewives discussion w/ RHOD; Amazon & Hulu recs, as well as a couple of new podcasts we're excited about. Also Erin sits next to a d-bag seeing Margaret Atwood. Under his eye, indeed! Have a great week!
info_outline 50 Donuts - Episode # 149 09/16/2019
50 Donuts - Episode # 149 Are you ready for this week's BNP? We get right down to the nitty-gritty of RHOD & D'Andrea's 50 b-day party; RHOC is losing its grip; & RHOP brings it into the station flawlessly. We have new TV recs this week--a new Netflix series called UNBELIEVABLE; and an HBO true-crime doc, I LOVE YOU, NOW DIE; as well as 2 new IG follows that we are loving & a new podcast rec. Here's to the freakin' week, neighbors!
info_outline Doctor Deb & The Derry Gang- Episode # 148 09/09/2019
Doctor Deb & The Derry Gang- Episode # 148 Hi ya, Neighbors! We have a LOT to discuss & very little time, so let's begin. RHOC--It's all about Dr. Deb & Shane the Weasel; RHOD is back & off to a great start. Margo reviews IT: Chapter 2 for us; Erin hearts Derry Girls & recs a few comedy specials, as well as a retro reality watch. Marg is deep into Marrying Millions and we need to get on board. Enjoy!
info_outline It's a Train, NOT a Centipede - Episode #147 09/02/2019
It's a Train, NOT a Centipede - Episode #147 Happy Labor Day Weekend, Neighbors! We hope your summer is wrapping up nicely. This week, we talk RHOC, RHOP, casting news for RHOBH, and RHOD premieres this week. There's also Working Moms, season 3 on Netflix, as well as train rumors, distinguishing those from human centipedes, and some 90 Day Finance stuff. Sit back, relax, and let it wash over you.
info_outline Ashes in the Wind -Episode #146 08/27/2019
Ashes in the Wind -Episode #146 Back from vacation & ready to talk your ear off about Mindhunter (again!); Glow, season 3; Bethenny leaving RHONY; Why Don Felder of the Eagles is an A**Hole; and Praise Be, Designing Women is coming to Hulu!! Also, did you ever wonder why/where people dump ashes in Disney? We have the answer and much more!
info_outline Skypin' From Va-cay! Episode -#145 (Mini Ep!) 08/19/2019
Skypin' From Va-cay! Episode -#145 (Mini Ep!) Hallloooo, Neighbors! This week we have a mini-ep while Erin skypes in from vacation (Sorry about the sound quality)--we just HAD to discuss Mindhunter, Season 2, the new season of Glow, among other things. We'll be back next week, with a full episode. Hope everyone's enjoying their summer!
info_outline June, June, Hannah! Episode #144 08/12/2019
June, June, Hannah! Episode #144 Hallo there, Neighbors! How are y'all spending these dog days of summer? We're obsessing over Below Deck Med; Real Housewives of Potomac; Marrying Millions; 90 Day & Love After Lockup. New entries are NPR's Tiny Desks (Check out Lizzo's!) & an upcoming Oxygen special on the Manson Women (a subject we know way too much about). Come chat with us!
info_outline Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn - Episode #143 08/05/2019
Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn - Episode #143 Hi ya, Neighbors! Welcome to August! This week, we have very few Housewives to discuss (just a little Potomac Primer, for those who might want to dip a toe in)--instead we talk Tarantino's Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (w/ spoilers, so skip ahead 10-13 mins if you don't want to hear those); we also talk about being on the Payne in the Pod podcast; Below Deck Med; Orange is the New Black, the 7th & final season (no spoilers), & new recs for Netflix and podcasts.
info_outline Smitten - Episode #142 07/29/2019
Smitten - Episode #142 Coming at ya, a teeny bit later, Neighbors, but hope everyone's ready to discuss the two final Real Housewives Reunions-Bev Hills & RHONY; as well Margo's new rec, Marrying Millions on Lifetime; Erin finally finishes Stranger Things, season 3 & recs a new podcast; and Margo graces our ears with a reading from Kiss Drummer Peter Criss's bonkers memoir, Makeup to Break Up: My Life in & Out of Kiss. Can you handle it?
info_outline We're Having a Heatwave! with guest Pink Shade's Erin Martin- Episode #141 07/22/2019
We're Having a Heatwave! with guest Pink Shade's Erin Martin- Episode #141 How you keepin', Neighbors? Thankfully, we've got a foolproof way to beat the heat--stay in the A.C. & feast upon our latest episode, featuring the terrific Erin Martin from the Pink Shade with Erin Martin podcast! We discuss both RHONY and RHOBH first part reunions, & we break down all the crazy. But first. Erin & Margo talk about the new seasons of Netflix's Queer Eye, Comedians in Cars, & the A&E special, JFK, Jr.: the Final Year; Hope you enjoy this extra-special episode!
info_outline Shut it Down! Episode #140 07/15/2019
Shut it Down! Episode #140 Hey there, Neighbors! Take a break from the sun and feast your ears on our latest offering. We finally have our Housewives back this week; just in time for a finale (RHOBH) and a reunion (RHONY pt 1) & we have a LOT to say about both! We also talk about Aziz Ansari's stand-up special; a TLC show about JFK Jr. & Carolyn Bessette, on the 20th anniversary of their deaths (RIP); we also reminisce about black-outs past. Welcome to the dog days of summer!
info_outline Go, USA (Women's Soccer Team)! Episode #139 07/08/2019
Go, USA (Women's Soccer Team)! Episode #139 Hey Star-Spangled Neighbors! Hope you had a great 4th and had a great long weekend watching fireworks and STRANGER THINGS. This week, we don't have much Housewives to talk, so we indulge in a little reality/fantasy Housewives trading. We also have some podcast recs, and a Netflix rec. We also trade in scary earthquakes stories and what to do just in case (hang in there, SoCal!)
info_outline Just Keep Eating - Episode #138 07/01/2019
Just Keep Eating - Episode #138 Come on in as we wrap up June, Neighbors! So much to discuss; not only our usual Real Housewives roundups for Bev Hills and RHONY's finale; but also some Below Med/Instant Hotel talk; Beetlejuice on Broadway; Sam Pancake's brilliant podcast (Margo gives her Lizzie Borden review) & many more podcast recs for you. Happy Canada Day and Happy 4th, America!
info_outline Death Pacts & Dorinda - Episode #137 06/24/2019
Death Pacts & Dorinda - Episode #137 Hey there, Neighbors! So much to discuss on the first podcast of Summer 2019. Are you ready to Rose all Day with RHOBH? We resume the festivities in Provence with the gang, Lisa Rinna does her best Mrs. Garrett, administering to all these boozy broads. Back in Miami, the RHONY girls are trying to recover from Hurricane Bethenny; Margo gives in to High Society on YouTube and has a podcast rec. Erin converts another soul to the altar of FLEABAG. Say amen, somebody!