Get your Jansport backpack with your initials embroidered on it, tease your bangs within an inch of their lives, and throw on your hip huggers because The Soft Spot is taking you back to school. Meg and Julian discuss memorable teachers, regrettable style choices (oh hey appliqué!) and of course, boners. Hurry up, it’s the bell!
There will only be fun! (with Ross Marquand)
Meg and Julian are back for another stop on their farewell tour. First, they share stories about jobs they were fired from. Then they revisit a chat with one of their favorite guests actor, master impressionist, and zombie killer Ross Marquand! While you may know him as Aaron from The Walking Dead, we now know him as the best (and only?) John C. Reilly impersonator. He also blessed us with (Soft) Spot-on impressions of your fav Sorprano, your favorite philosophical Texan actor, and a certain legendary Scottish silver fox. If you don’t know who We are talking about, I guess it’s about time you tune in and figure it out! And if that’s not enough reason to listen, Ross’s Soft Spot is a twofer: both the theme song of and the television show, Highlander! In fact, his enthusiasm for the show is so contagious you will feel like you’ve been bitten by a Highlander zombie, doomed to wander the earth in search of old episodes. Enjoy!
Won't you be my neighbor, again? (with John Mulaney)
Julian and Meg start on their farewell tour and reveal their Soft Spots gone sour, former Soft Spots that just don’t hold up when revisited. Then they remember their visit with gorgeous kid John Mulaney! His love for Mr. Rogers reminds us that what is essential is not visible, that speaking softly can have a loud effect, and that not everybody has heard the Backstreet Boys..
Song of the Summer
This week Meg and Julian go sans guest for a deeper dive into the magic of Summer! The smells, the food, the new boobs and the old hits, Summer is boss when it comes to the good old days. Meg also recounts the horror of her recent bout with BPPV (vertigo), a harrowing and cautionary tale that will leave you spinning (but hopefully not her).
Episode Rerelease - Sit and Beef It (with Karen Kilgariff)
Julian and Meg are on vacation so this week, we are thinking back on one of our softest episodes with Karen Kilgariff!
Time to pop a bottle of champs and roll back to the days of the Lawrence Welk Show! This week we waltzed down memory lane with our hilarious friend Karen Kilgariff of “My Favorite Murder”. We chat about signature scents, old timey music, bad tv, and a fancy champagne lady who was wrongfully terminated. In the words of good ol’ LW, this episode is wonderful, wonderful!