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Episode 23: Meow Meow

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks start the episode with quickies about a wedding saved by Steve Harvey and a lonely albatross named Rob. Then Jen tells the tale of pathological liar, Simon Reid, and the women who fought back. Sally switches it up and tells the friendship love story of Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn. They end the episode talking about depressing stuff and, of course, their love of the Great British Baking Show.

Episode 22: L-ing and S-ing

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks jump into the episode with quickies about the love between a woman and her dog and a text message you definitely don't want to get on your wedding night. Then Sally tells the awful tale of Pamela Butler and Marta Rodriguez. Jen lifts our spirit with the decades-spanning love story of Harold Holland and Lillian Barnes. They end the episode talking about things they love- birthday get-aways and a beautiful wedding.

Episode 21: Going on a Witch Hunt

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks begin with two quickies about dumb dumb couples and bank robberies. Then Jen tells the outrageous tale of the Witch Hunt killers. Sally brings the love with the story of Roseann Sdoia and Mike Materia. They end the episode talking about their love of women who stand up for women and Sally's friend, Carmen Lagala. 

Episode 20: A Very Spooky Episode

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks begin their very special Halloween episode with quickies about Amanda Large Teague, the woman who married a ghost, and two couples who have a Halloween meet-cute. Along the way they both reveal whether or not they've seen a ghost (spoiler: YES). Sally then gets into the Halloween spirit with the story of the Trick or Treat murder of Peter Fabiano by Goldyne Pizer and Joan Rabel. Jen makes us happy with the epic love story of Celeste Dandeker and Trevor Arnold. They end the episode talking about things that are dumb and things they love like Sally opening for Marc Maron at the Tabernacle in Atlanta.

Episode 19: Better Living Through Drugs

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks kick of the episode with some spooky Halloween proposals and a write-in love story from our pal, John Bunyan. Then Jen tells us the horrible story of attorney Ryan Carter Poston and his girlfriend, Shayna Hubers. Sally picks up our spirits with the love story of Syrian refugees Tarek and Hadil. They end the episode talking about Jen's Disney cruise and taking care of your mental health.

Episode 18: Plot Twist

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks jump into Episode 18 with quickies about a couple who finds romance in the back of a police car and a company who is offering free couples counseling. Then Sally tells the unbelievable survival story of Victoria Cilliers and Jen restores our faith in humans with Renata Pasqualini and Wadih Arap's love story. They end the episode talking about big breaks and vision boards.

Episode 17: Spooky in the End

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks kick off Episode 17 with quickies about another guy who loves cars a little too much and a spooky challenge from Fright Fest. Then Jen tells the tale of the Craigslist Killers, Miranda and Elyette Barbour. Sally brings us to tears but then takes us to Happy Town with the love story of Gerda Weissmann Klein and Kurt Klein. They end the episode talking about their love of Life After Lockup and the Great British Baking Show.

Episode 16: Search Machine

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks start the episode with quickies about a celebrity break-up (a story Sally stole from her friends at the Local News podcast) and a teenage revenge plot. Then Sally tells the crazy tale of Jeff Zack, John Zaffino and Cynthia George. Jen makes us smile with the love story of Chris Norton and Emily Summers. They end the episode talking about Sally's love for Paula Poundstone and the podcast Never Not Funny and Jen's upcoming Disney Cruise. 

Episode 15: Be a Susan

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks get fired up about Jen's quickie about a woman who gets a very crappy email and calm down over Sally's story of a woman who had a VERY realistic dream. Then they rile back up as Jen tells the story of our new hero, Susan Kuhnhausen. Sally brings inserts some love with the story of Biff Chaplow and Trystan Reese and their beautiful family. Jen and Sally end the episode talking about some heavy stuff happening in their lives and decide that everyone should be a Susan.

Episode 14: Dumb Dumbs

Hosts Jen O'Neill Smith and Sally Brooks start the episode with quickies about a couple who got caught in a compromising position and a man who really really loves vacuums. Then Sally tells the crazy pants story of Michelle Hadley, Angela Diaz and Ian Diaz and Jen makes us feel warm and fuzzy with Christopher Dempsey and Heather Krueger's beautiful tale of love and sacrifice. They end the episode chatting about Sally's big surprise gone wrong, how to help hurricane victims, and their mutual love for Kirsten Dunst.