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 19: Childhood Family Board Games

    May 14th, 2019  |  40 mins 14 secs

    Garbage and Gold Episode 019: Childhood Family Board Games

    Lindsey brings some hot takes about gas release and creepy uncles. Lisa is positive her garbage only ruins lives and friendships. We discuss our growing podcast empire of staff with the addition of a research assistant. Board game history is fascinating (for one of us, anyway!). A fire recap of our Top 40 music episode, great listener comments, and so much snark. Let's go!

  • Episode 18: Top 40 Songs of 2018

    May 7th, 2019  |  37 mins 27 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 018: Top 40 Songs of 2018

    Lindsey and Lisa quickly discover that the Billboard Top 100 is NOT their favorite. Lindsey's binge listening does not bode well for her salt levels. Lisa gets fired up about her distaste for all things country music. There's plenty of disagreement on the value of trap music, grillz, and Taylor Swift. Solid listener comments this week and the poll results from our last episode! Let's go!

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    Show Notes:

    00:40 - Recap of 90s/00s Teen Dramas
    01:45 - Listener Shoutouts
    03:42 - Winner of the Giveaway!
    04:33 - Introduction to Road Trips
    08:39 - Lindsey Garbage
    13:56 - Lisa Garbage
    20:27 - Sponsor Break!
    23:41 - Lindsey Gold
    28:21 - Lisa Gold
    35:04 - Recap and How to Vote
    37:36 - Announcement!
    38:35 - Next week's topic

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    BONUS Content:
    Lisa's Car Karaoke Playlist
    Lindsey's Car Karaoke Playlist

    Theme: Fun Times All the Time by Wolves
    Transition Music & Sound bites: ASEPresents

  • Episode 17: Prom

    April 30th, 2019  |  40 mins 10 secs

    Garbage and Gold Episode 17: Prom

    Tis the season for maximum teenage angst, beautifully overpriced dresses, and lots of gossip! Join Lindsey and Lisa as they deliberate the garbage and gold of Prom (which includes a surprisingly sordid history). Lindsey instructs Lisa on what it means to be "open for business", Lisa highlights some differences between prom in the south vs prom in the midwest, and one of us has photo evidence of being a beautiful pineapple. Per usual, we share our favorite listener comments AND the results from our Avengers episode! Let's go!

  • Episode 16: Avengers

    April 23rd, 2019  |  39 mins 45 secs

    Garbage and Gold Episode 016: The Avengers

    Avengers...assemble! Just in time for the release of Endgame, Lindsey and Lisa share their thoughts on members of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Lindsey shares about the actor that is her own version of the black and blue/white and gold dress. Lisa struggles to pick a garbage. The final garbage choices do not sit will with each other but our gold choices make it all better. We also share the poll results from the Easter episode and as always we share our favorite listener comments.

  • Episode 15: Easter

    April 16th, 2019  |  40 mins 54 secs

    Garbage and Gold Episode 015: Easter

    Lindsey and Lisa focus in on Easter: the good, the bad and the creepy. We talk about the weird things people make kids do on this holiday specifically, what the best part of Easter is as an adult, spend some time talking birds and Lindsey (shockingly!) had done research! Plus we have some great listener shoutouts and we reveal the poll results for the Breakfast Cereal episode. Let's go!

  • Episode 14: Breakfast Cereals

    April 9th, 2019  |  42 mins 5 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 014: Breakfast Cereals

    Turns out we have some thoughts on Breakfast Cereals, you guys. In this episode we have quite a spicy recap of our TGIF episodes, speculate on the glory of a Post Malone food based cover band, and blast our very passionate feelings about cereal and its founders. Lindsey has a refined palate and Lisa does some serious "research" into the lore of a famous cereal mascot. Let's go!

  • Episode 13: TGIF Shows

    April 2nd, 2019  |  40 mins 12 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 013: TGIF Shows

    We are headed back to the 90's and this time, its a Friday night tv staple: the shows from ABC's TGIF lineup. After Lindsey asks a serious but rhetorical question, we dive into straight up deliberation. Lindsey and Lisa have a lot of feelings about our own garbage picks, are surprised by a random similarity in our gold picks and ponder the abundance of catchphrases that every TGIF show used. As always, we share our favorite listener comments and we've tallied the poll results from the new jobs episode!

  • Episode 12: New Jobs

    March 26th, 2019  |  36 mins 45 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 12: New Jobs

    We always knew Lindsey and Lisa are very different people and this episode is full of examples of why. They discuss how everyone actually spends their downtime, when to start going to lunch with coworkers, why you should not wear a Star Wars t-shirt on your first day and so much more! As always, we share our favorite listener comments and the poll results from the Road Trips episode and they are exactly what you think they will be! Let's go!

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  • Episode 11: Road Trips

    March 19th, 2019  |  39 mins 44 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 011: Road Trips

    We love us a good road trip! Lindsey and Lisa share some personal road trip stories (and get a little too personal, if we're being honest), deliberate if you can get airborne STIs, if ABBA is good or not, some of the best roadside attractions, and more! We also have some great listener shoutouts and the votes are in for 90s/00s Teen Dramas and it's kind of a twist, you guys. Lets go!

  • Episode 10: 90s/00s Teen Dramas

    March 12th, 2019  |  39 mins 17 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 010: 90s/00s Teen Dramas

    Back to the nostalgia we go with the 1990s and 2000s teen dramas we all were way too emotionally invested in! Lindsey throws some serious shade. The girls bond over their love of power rangers. Lisa wants to fix all the broken boys and Lindsey proposes the male equivalent of the manic pixie dream girl. Also, our exciting announcement! Let's go!

  • Episode 9: As Seen on TV Products

    March 5th, 2019  |  39 mins 30 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 009: As Seen on TV Products

    In this episode we discuss the best and the worst As Seen on TV Products! Lindsey makes Lisa gag. Lisa's research gives Lindsey some weirds. Lindsey has a GOLD idea for her very own As Seen on TV Product and Lisa admits she is patient zero for "fake it til ya make it". This episode might be our most ridiculous one yet...which is really saying something. Let's go!

  • Episode 8: Fast Food Restaurants

    February 26th, 2019  |  36 mins 47 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 008: Fast Food Restaurants

    In this episode we discuss the best and the worst Fast Food Restaurants. Yeah whatever we know Fast Food isn't like GOOD but there are some good things about it and we dive into that a bit. We have some Founding Father episode corrections and results. Lisa and Lindsey find some more things to put in the venn diagram of their relationship. Let's go!

  • Episode 7: Founding Fathers

    February 19th, 2019  |  40 mins
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    In this episode we discuss the best and the worst Founding Fathers. Actually, none of them are like SUPER great but we do our best to find some gold in the bunch. Just in time for President's Day, too! We're considerate like that. Friend of the show Colby helps us out with some more research. Lindsey makes some questionable medical claims. Lisa compares a founding father to a mall security guard. Let's go!

  • Episode 6: First Dates

    February 12th, 2019  |  41 mins 10 secs

    In this episode we discuss the best and the worst first date ideas, but pretty much agree that first dates are the WORST in general. Happy Valentine's Day, amirite?! We have TWO different personality tests, some bullying, some shrieking, and this is absolutely our favorite episode so far. Let's go!

  • Episode 5: Gas Station Food

    February 5th, 2019  |  36 mins 44 secs
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    Garbage and Gold Episode 005: Gas Station Food

    In this episode we discuss the best and worst foods you can find at a gas station. Lindsey writes on garbage and Lisa can't handle it. Lisa sends Lindsey into a bit of a tailspin over her vegetable habits and we bust out the smelling salts. We share the poll results of our Movie Villains episode and throw in our weekly shout-outs to our favorite listener interactions for the past week, too! We also get our first ever public podcast to podcast endorsement and it's pretty dope.

  • Episode 4: Movie Villains

    January 29th, 2019  |  35 mins 12 secs
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    In this episode we discuss the best and worst (non-animated) movie villains! Unsurprisingly, Lindsey chooses her movies from the 90's and Lisa chooses unabashedly nerdy films. We share the poll results of our 90's Music episode and throw in our weekly shout-outs to our favorite listener interactions for the past week, too!