It’s art and politics, science and pop culture! A new chat show filled with super opinions and [gasp] real facts! Join Candi and Noodle as they try to make sense of the world, muse on the human condition, and spread a little love. And probably hardcore judge a few things. Warning: So much adult language.

We stand with Black Lives Matter. 

We fight for change. 

Fuck white supremacy. 

We love you.


Mentioned in this episode:

Black Lives Matter

Buzzfeed News |12 Black-owned Bookstores You Can Support Right Now

The Bail Project

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde

IG: @womenofillustration Highlight Stories: BLM Art 


Featured in this episode:

"U.N.I.T.Y." performed by Queen Latifah

Written by: Queen Latifah and Kier "Kay Gee" Gist 

Album: Black Reign

Released: 1993

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Apple Music 


Share your resources, questions, and calls for justice with us at ✊


In this episode, Candi and Noodle revisit the endless list of things you love that are not great, with the always chipper af Josh Burnell! Muse with us about things like teenage fuck houses, women's labor, dogs, and so much more! It's a head-shavin' good time awash in absurdity. As all good times should be.

Reminder: you are not friends with Courtney Love 



Whatchya Readin', Noodle?: Wool by Hugh Howey

Political Minute: Vote by mail


Mentioned in this episode:

Save the Post Office! | Get you some sweet stamps!


"Enceladus" by Candi Bartlett 


Send your quarantine check-ins and the stuff that you love to! 


Final thoughts: it's okay to honestly respond to "How ya doin'?", it's okay to be struggling, and it's okay to be just fine!



In this episode, Candi and Noodle muse on chicks and chick-like stuff. There's some admiring, some boob talk, and just a touch of overall despair. We've got some dark lockin' the f down thoughts fueled by so very much coffee. (How much coffee are YOU drinking? [eye bulge]) 

Important: it's ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) and it's totally rad



Whatchya Readin', Noodle?: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems

Two book recommendation lists coming soon - we'll show you ours, show us yours - Noodle needs a bump to her book slump - send recommendations to

Political Minute: Joe Biden and the Female Running Mate or The Great Political Deflate


Mentioned in this episode:

Stay inside and get your scifi freak on | "Enceladus" by Candi Bartlett available now! 

Sweet #WFH jams | Music inspired by "Enceladus" on Spotify 


Readin Stuff: Two book recommendation lists coming soon - we'll show you ours, show us yours - Noodle needs a bump to her book slump - send recommendations to

Grab Bag Call, Y'All! 


Since recording this episode, we've learned that Whoopi & Maya has closed. Bummer. 


📷: Wonder Woman Wall Plaque,, DC comics 


In this episode, Candi and Noodle celebrate Spring! From a safe distance! In remote studios! We've got germs, regulations, and panic cycles but also our classic favorites like giggles, pee, and butt cheeks. Hang out with us - we miss you! 

Important thoughts: Give yourself some grace and care about everybody ❤️



Whatchya Readin, Noodle?: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Political Minute: Campaign mailers should be fucking illegal. 


Mentioned in this episode:

"Enceladus" by Candi Bartlett | Candi wrote a thing! 

The Husband on All Time Top Ten | Top Ten Big Dumb Songs V2

#jams | Music inspired by "Enceladus"

Backbone by Karen Duffy 

Be a Lady They Said 

(note re: ^ we refer to this as the "to be a girl video" and just, where the hell did that come from? yikes.)


Support your local businesses if you can - we can keep our communities alive 🥰

How are you? Share your stories, shout-outs, and stay-at-home tips at 



A 2020 check in with Candi and Noodle and a look back at some S1 fun with a word association redux! We'll be back with new episodes this spring!

Fun ideas for the end of winter:
- Binge seasons 1 & 2 of Chacharone
- Get all your busy computer work done with no pants on*
- Listen to S3E0: Sweet Year Hangover, out now!
Happy February ❤️
Whatchya Readin', Noodle? - Coming Soon! 


Mentioned in this episode:

Grab Bag Submissions


*Note: in accordance with the above, this was edited pantless.


In this episode, Candi and Noodle say goodbye to 2019 (2019. lol.) We review the ups and downs of the year and our personal highlights. Breastfeeding wins, filthy Mario slippers, and responsible roller skating are stopping by along with:

- desalination as a super power

- velvet everything

- meaty olives 

- and more! 

It's the holiday party you've been waiting for! You don't have to bring anything and we don't have to clean up. It's a gift for us all![distant jingles]

Wishing you all the happiness this year and always,

Candi and Noodle



Whatchya Readin', Noodle?: Best book of the year, This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel | Worst books of the year, Frankenstein by Mary Shelly and The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf

Political Minute: Sigh. Impeachment. 


Mentioned in this episode:

Where I'm At Mentally by Grace Helbig 

"Waterlines" by Suzanne Palmer

Our favorite Apps in 2019: Shine and NY Times Crossword

Elaine's Holiday Drive - St. John's Holiday Drive - fully funded!! Thank you everyone for your generous giving 🥰



📸: delicous vegan birthday donuts from Leo's Superfood Bakery & Deli

In this episode, Candi and Noodle finally dive into the super gross world of garbage. It's an Earth-huggin', touchy Lush associates, America is the fucking worst bonanza! We've got contaminated loads of recycling, the waste hierarchy, and the hard truth that nobody wants a hankie. Also, is Jane Fonda actually Carmen Sandiego? 

Important: Lily Tomlin is a gd treasure.



Whatchya Readin', Noodle: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

Political Minute: Warren (see: the always amazing Kate McKinnon) 


Mentioned in this episode:

Elaine's Holiday Drive - St. John's Holiday Drive | email for giving details!


📸: Plastic bottles are sorted in China. | Photo by China Photos/Getty Images

"The US Recycling System Is Garbage", Sierra Club



In this episode, Candi and Noodle chat about very spooky things: scary books, Uber, biggest fears, and eyeball slicing' are just part of the menu menu! Listen to Candi get the fear sweats talking about thelassophobia (omg do not look it up) and play along with our fun Stephen King Dings - it's a... frightfully good time! 

Important: It is not Head of the Class

Mini-Book Club: A Uterus is a Feature, Not a Bug by Sarah Lacy



Whatchya Readin', Noodle?: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne and The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

Fandoms Anonymous: Schitt's Creek

Political Minute: Dem Showcase - Round 5 | Biden


Mentioned in this episode:

To Love Ourselves The Letter Project | Recommended by Sister Ruth (Candi's sister, not a rando nun)

Elaine's Holiday Drive 


Next episode: Recycling! Do you have recycling questions? So do we! Share in the comment or email us at


In this episode, Candi and Noodle chat about happy and the internet. How does one find happiness in an often vile cesspool? Our favorite accounts are on the menu! We've gotdisco fries, animal rescue accounts, kids on tricycles, and accidental spider condos ready for your ear holes!

Reminder: It's not just you! Internet = Community. Get weird, y'all! 



Whatchya Readin', Noodle: Leia, Princess of Alderaan by Claudia Gray and Virgil Wander by Leif Enger 

Fandoms Anonymous: BH90210 

Political Minute: Dem Showcase - Round 4 | Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris


Mentioned in this episode:

Lovers & Poets | New EP out now!

So many accounts that make us happy! Follow on Instagram for happy tags! 


Where do you get your happy on the internet? Share in the comments or email us at


Next month we're reading The Uterus is a Feature Not a Bug by Sarah Levy. Join us for a mini book club! 

S2 E6: Nuts.

Happy Sunday! 

We had a tiny blip of dead air in the episode posted on 8/27. It is followed by a bloop of dead air. 

You can re-download S2 E6: Stop. Collaborate and Listen. today with no more blips and zero bloops!

Or, you can use those blips and bloops for a quick bathroom break. Grab some snacks from the kitchen. Frantically change the laundry. Ya know, like the old days. 😜

Thanks for listening! 



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