Garbage and Gold

Deliberated by friends. Decided by listeners.

About the show

Garbage and Gold is a weekly podcast where we cover the best and the worst parts of all sorts of topics and allow you, dear listener, to decide who's right. Sometimes there’s fights, sometimes there’s agreement and always there’s plenty of snark! Your hosts are the passionate, silly, and unabashedly absurd decade long friends Lindsey and Lisa. Come hang with us as we deliberate the Garbage and Gold in all areas of pop culture, history, and life in general. Let's go! 

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  • Episode 46: Wearable Technology

    November 19th, 2019  |  33 mins 45 secs
    wearable technology

    Episode 46 is here and its Wearable Technology time!

    Lisa's research takes us deep into the history of wearable technology (hello, 1286!) and the ladies admit missing a technological advancement from the early 2000's. Lindsey shares her Christmas list and goes deep PSA-y in her garbage. Lisa keeps it light and shares her first hand experience of her favorite wearable technologies. Also, does anyone have their cell phone ringer on anymore?

    Poll results are in for sleepovers! Listener shoutouts: @lemondahlias, @richdickmanshow and @emmelinetaylor13.

  • Episode 45: Sleepovers

    November 12th, 2019  |  35 mins 38 secs

    Garbage and Gold Episode 045: Sleepovers

    Episode 045 is here and it is all things Sleepover!

    The ladies get judge-y about preferred sleepover snacks. Lindsey gets vulnerable and worries about non-feminine listeners. Lisa proves once again her maintenance level and preferred state of being. They also answer the very important sleepover question: To poop or not to poop?

    Results are in from the Ballpark Foods and listener comments from @ecolbs18 @theallbros. Plus, a Smug Report update.

    And new this week, if you vote for this episode, you are automatically entered to win some swag! So, head over to Instagram and/or Twitter and VOTE!

  • Episode 44: Ballpark Foods

    November 5th, 2019  |  37 mins 17 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 044: Ballpark Foods

    This week the ladies slide into home with the best and worst parts of Ballpark Foods. The ladies wonder about a romantic opportunity with ballpark foods. Lindsey has a "It's not you, it's me" moment with her garbage and plans another t-shirt slogan, much to Lisa's chagrin. Lisa gets adventurous with her gold choice.

    The poll results are in for the Trick or Treating episode (causing Lindsey to question her involvement in the G and G community). Listener shoutouts to @colebehrends and @fortofnerd.

  • Episode 43: Trick or Treating

    October 29th, 2019  |  37 mins 45 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 043: Trick or Treating

    Lindsey comes in with a hot take on a certain subset of licensed practitioners. Lisa, unsurprisingly, wants to be left alone. There's a "fun" pop quiz in which the hosts know little to nothing about each other's Halloween preferences. Lindsey brings a candy personality test with varying results and Lisa has a breach in her armor and lets herself be vulnerable for a hot minute.

    We dive into the Celebrity Couples poll results and have some worries about what that might mean for Lindsey's celebrity couple curse. Listener shoutouts to @sourcematpod from both hosts this week!

  • Episode 42: Celebrity Couples

    October 22nd, 2019  |  39 mins 53 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 042: Celebrity Couples

    Before we can even tackle Celebrity Couples, we have a brand new feature to unveil: THE SMUG REPORT! Which is exactly what it sounds like. Only after we bask in our rightness can Lindsey present a detailed history on celebrity couplels, jointly discuss why PDA is the worst and what makes celebrity couples unbearable.

    The Weekend poll results are in! Lindsey learns to mask her emotion before giving the results! Listener shoutouts to @jasonarreola, @epasche18 and @mattnisbet.

  • Episode 41: The Weekend

    October 15th, 2019  |  39 mins 17 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 041: The Weekend

    Another episode, another stark contrast between the personalities of the hosts. The ladies contemplate a freaky friday situation, but decide to steer clear of Lindsay Lohan. Lisa is an unabashed hermit and Lindsey is crushed to discover the (now extinct) Jeremy Renner app.

    Salad Bar poll results are in! Listener shoutouts to @colebehrends as well as our Patreon Patron shoutouts! Want even more Garbage and Gold? We're on Patreon! Head on over to and subscribe for $2 or $5 a month for more content!

  • Episode 40: Salad Bars

    October 8th, 2019  |  35 mins 33 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 040: Salad Bars

    This week we explore the best and worst things about Salad Bars! The ladies explore terrible restaraunt names. Lisa has an impromptu therapy session. Lindsey owns her laziness and makes plans for a folk punk band.

    The Masked Singer poll results are in! Listener shoutout to @dicesarah as well as our Patreon Patron shoutouts! Want even more Garbage and Gold? We're on Patreon! Head on over to and subscribe for $2 or $5 a month for more content!

  • Episode 39: Masked Singer

    October 1st, 2019  |  35 mins 21 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 039: Masked Singer

    Lindsey and Lisa take a deep dive into the overly dramatic world of The Masked Singer. This one is a morning recording so the caffeine levels are VERY HIGH which means the feelings are VERY EXTRA. Lisa gets a little too smug. Lindsey hosts some fantastic segments and both ladies have a lot of questions.

    Recaps and poll results from Hotels are in and the listener comments are divisive, as always. Shoutouts to @remdickman and @dantes_belmont. Plus some exciting announcements!

  • Episode 38: Hotels

    September 24th, 2019  |  36 mins 11 secs

    Garbage and Gold Episode 038: Hotels

    It's another episode about life, this time about the hotel room experience!

    Lindsey fails a pop quiz. Lisa shares probably too much about her hotel room habits. And the ladies wish that hotels would be a bit more like Taco Bell. We copyrighted the idea, y'all. Don't even try to take it.

    Results from the pizza toppings are in. Listener shoutout to @colebehrends on insta for some AMAZING artwork. And Lindsey refuses to share the names of the people who she argued with on Twitter. #theywhoshallnotbenamed

  • Episode 37: Pizza Toppings

    September 17th, 2019  |  37 mins 14 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 037: Pizza Toppings

    Lindsey and Lisa are divided on yet ANOTHER vegetable, one of them rejects unusual pizza toppings outright, and we explore the Jeremy Renner of pizza toppings. There's a fair amount of conjecture on dominating and assertive flavor profiles and personalities of the hosts. Also, is ketchup spicy?

    The poll results are in for Men's Haircuts! Listener shoutouts to @dantes_belmont, @jason_arreola, and all the members of the anti-quiff vocabulary society. Special thanks to Dylan aka @pktwvlf for the new transition music too. Keeping it fresh for y'all. Ya welcome.

  • Episode 36: Men's Haircuts

    September 10th, 2019  |  39 mins 44 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 036: Men's Haircuts

    Lindsey and Lisa have eyes to see and opinions to share about men's haircuts. Lisa calls out men who are too soft to grow a mullet and Lindsey gets very serious about her gold choice, including the pronounciation.

    The recap features our most on-brand selves EVER in terms of what we rewatch and some "positive" internet interactions. Listener shoutouts to @lemondahlias, @ptg_pete, @mattnisbet and @whitney_kuhn

  • Episode 35: Movie Sequels

    September 3rd, 2019  |  34 mins 18 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 035: Movie Sequels

    Sequels can be risky business. Sometimes a sequel builds on what has come before. And sometimes sequels ruin franchises and lives.

    Lisa rants about cliches and Lindsey dares to critique one of Lisa's very favorite movies. Don't worry, they are still friends. And votes for State Fair food are in and listener shout out to @soraemmeline and @ecolbs18 from Twitter!

  • Episode 34: State Fair Food

    August 27th, 2019  |  37 mins 40 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 034: State Fair Food

    Come one, come all to the state fair! Unless you're like Lindsey and hate that sort of thing. There's a lengthy discussion on the cons of puking in a port-o-potty, the weirdness that attracts Lisa to the state fair, and all the glorious butter sculptures.

  • Episode 33: School Supplies

    August 20th, 2019  |  37 mins 34 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 033: School Supplies

    Remember when we had books, pencils, and an irrational fear of lead poisoning? It's school supplies time, friends!

    Poll results from Songs of Summer 2019 are in and Lisa and Lindsey do the recap TOGETHER. IN PERSON. It's surprisingly awkward! Listener shout-outs to @dicesarah and @b1gch1ef

  • Episode 32: Songs of Summer 2019

    August 13th, 2019  |  37 mins 22 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 031: Songs of Summer 2019

    We agree on our love for Florence, her machine, and her general aesthetic. Lisa failed to do any dill pickle research, just like our listeners. Lindsey's anxiety flares because it's a music episode. Both of us are way too old to know how to pronounce rappers names anymore.

    Poll results from Chips are tallied and ready to share! Listener shout-outs to @remdickman @mfeyen @emmalinetaylor @dicesarah and @farmamerica!

  • Episode 31: Chips

    August 6th, 2019  |  37 mins 42 secs

    Garbage and Gold Episode 031: Chips

    Things start of hot and get spicier from there. The ladies decide they might need a referee on staff, strongly encourage everyone to stop buying food out of trunks and garages, and agree that potato chips are magical.

    Lindsey's garbage kills her mouth on the inside. Lisa refuses to add whimsy to the world. Listener comments from @dantes_belmont, @jakeperusich and @SStapleton79.