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Upworthy Weekly

Upworthy’s first podcast is a lighthearted look at some of our most popular and engaging stories. It’s the perfect way to shake off the Monday-to-Friday news cycle with a refreshing dose of good news.

For the best of humanity, delivered every Saturday, subscribe to “Upworthy Weekly” today.

About The Hosts

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Tod Perry

Tod is one of Upworthy’s most prolific writers and has a long history in podcasting including the hit show “What’s This Tao All About?”

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Alison Rosen

Alison is a podcaster, writer, and TV personality best known for the super popular show “Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend.”

Upworthy Weekly podcast for September 24, 2022

Alison and Tod discuss whether West Coast or East Coast people are more kind. Jimmy Fallon’s audience shares their worst first dates and a delivery nurse reveals the worst things men have said while their wives are giving birth.

Plus, Alison has questionable fashion sense and Tod is having astrological issues.

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Picky kindergartner, things teens can't hear, Nike's latest innovation

What are Alison and Tod Taking about this week? A new Nike innovation, things teens aren't ready to hear and people who have everything and still aren’t happy.

What are Alison and Tod Taking about this week? A new Nike innovation, things teens aren't ready to hear and people who have everything and still aren’t happy.

Upworthy Weekly podcast for September 17, 2022

What are Alison and Tod Taking about this week? A fussy kindergartener has a real problem with his mom's cooking. People are sharing the things teens aren't ready to hear and a discussion about people who have everything and still aren’t happy.

Plus, a representative from Nike shares its latest innovation that significantly reduces its carbon footprint.

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Queen Elizabeth’s humor, Taylor Hawkins’ son, grandma’s great advice

What are Alison and Tod talking about this week? Americans who could be queen, a grandmother’s great advice for getting through tough times and Taylor Hawkins’ son plays tribute to his late father. Listen and subscribe today.

Upworthy Weekly podcast for September 10, 2022

What are Tod and Alison talking about on this week’s episode of “Upworthy Weekly”? They remember Queen Elizabeth by sharing a funny story from her bodyguard and nominating the Americans they think are worthy of the crown.

Later, Taylor Hawkins’ son pays tribute to his late father by playing drums with the Foo Fighters and a woman shares her grandmother’s great advice for getting through tough times.

Plus, Tod had an awfully bad week.

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Gen X’s teachers, Arnold’s graduation advice, how to stop misinformation

Alison and Tod talk about things teachers did in the ‘80s and ‘90s that wouldn’t fly today, a beauty pageant contestant who refuses to wear makeup and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s advice to graduates.

Upworthy Weekly podcast for September 3, 2022

On this week’s episode of “Upworthy Weekly,” Alison and Tod talk about the things teachers did in the ‘80s and ‘90s that just wouldn’t fly today. They also discuss a beauty pageant contestant who refuses to wear makeup, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s advice to graduates and how to stop misinformation online.

Plus, a 7-year-old listener rates her week.

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Bizarre bucket list, Upworthy cats, hearing black holes

What are Alison and Tod talking about this week? Fun cat stories, a couple who took engagement photos at Olive Garden and a woman with a bizarre 100th birthday wish.

Upworthy Weekly podcast for August 27, 2022

On this week’s episode of “Upworthy Weekly” Alison and Tod discuss some fun cat stories, a couple who took engagement photos at Olive Garden and a woman whose 100th birthday wish was to be arrested.

Plus, what does a black hole sound like and why is this time of year so special to Tod?

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Britney’s parenting, diaper disasters, kids who pay rent

Alison and Tod are talking a lot about parenting this week. Did Britney Spears yell at her kids? What are the worst diaper disasters you’ve experienced? Should parents make their kids pay rent?

Upworthy Weekly podcast for August 20, 2022

On this week’s episode of “Upworthy Weekly” Alison and Tod tackle some tricky parenting questions. Did Britney Spears yell at her kids or was she just being a good parent? What are the worst diaper disasters you’ve experienced? Should parents make their kids pay rent?

Plus, scientists are looking to bring back extinct animals. Didn’t “Jurassic Park” teach us any lessons?

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Kids name things, positive conspiracies, world's oldest doctor

What are Alison and Tod talking about this week? A TikTokker who sounds just like Michael Jackson, funny terms kids use and things people prefer to do “the old-fashioned way.” Listen and subscribe today!

Upworthy Weekly podcast for August 13, 2022

On this Saturday’s show, Alison and Tod talk about the funny names that kids use for things. Later, they listen to a TikTokker who sounds exactly like Michael Jackson and discuss the things people prefer to do “the old-fashioned way.”

Plus, Tod has a controversial strategy to take the podcast to new heights.

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Quintessentially American things, readers live longer, funny Arabic sayings

What are Alison and Tod talking about this week? Uniquely American things that non-Americans love, people who read books live longer and funny Arabic idioms. Listen and subscribe today!

Upworthy Weekly podcast for August 6, 2022

Alison and Tod talk about the uniquely American things that non-Americans would love to try. Later, they discuss a new study that shows why readers live longer and review a list of funny Arabic idioms.

Plus, why we may have just entered a mythological future.

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Upworthy Weekly podcast for July 30, 2022

Alison and Tod talk about the Disney films that disturbed them as children. They also discuss giant dog beds for humans and a super-sweet surprise that “Weird Al” Yankovic had for his biggest fan.

Plus, TV icon Norman Lear shares some words of wisdom on his 100th birthday and Alison has to get the proverbial bear out of her proverbial hammock.

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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Co-sleeping, people becoming kinder, gross veggies

Alison Rosen is one of the most popular comedy podcasters of all time and Tod Perry is one of Upworthy’s most popular writers. Together, they take a lighthearted look at Upworthy’s most popular stories. What are they talking about this week? Co-sleeping with kids, vegetables no one likes and the plus side of having Covid. Listen and subscribe today!

Upworthy Weekly podcast for July 23, 2022

What are Alison and Tod talking about this week? Alicia Silverstone still co-sleeps with her eleven-year-old son. When are children too old to sleep with their parents? Women are sharing the nonsexual things that turn them on and a hilarious Nigerian woman dispels African stereotypes.

Plus, Tod looks at the positive side of having Covid-19 and the vegetables no one can stand.

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