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Greg Heller's Fish Quiz, The Ten Minute Rule, The Diaper Bag Story

Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

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Greg Heller's Fish Quiz, The Ten Minute Rule, The Diaper Bag Story

Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

A twice weekly podcast hosted by veteran interviewer and everyone's new best friend, Alison Rosen, featuring surprisingly honest conversations that are equal parts silly, serious, revelatory and sometimes involving a sombrero. Plus an eternal quest to find out if that thing you think or do is normal in a segment called "Just Me or Everyone?"

Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

Greg Heller has returned to regale us with a fish quiz and let me know my dramatic story of a very small stakes car accident over the weekend is... not a good story. Also we learn about the ten minute rule, revisit extroversion versus introversion, hear about Tony's recent tour, do a round of Just Me Or Everyone and so much more. Check us out on Patreon (bonus segment with the group): http://patreon.com/alisonrosen   Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy a new ARIYNBF Legacy Shirt! and the HGFY ringtone! This show is brought to you by http://StitchFix.com/KIDS/bff (use this URL and StitchFix will waive the $20 styling fee; get 25% off when you keep everything in your box), http://BetterHelp.com/BESTFRIEND (use code BESTFRIEND for 10% off), http://DrinkCirkul.com/BESTFRIEND (use code BESTFRIEND to get a Cirkul bottle plus two flavor cartridges for just $5), http://TheFarmersDog.com/BESTFRIEND (save 50% and get free shipping), http://EmbarkVet.com (use promo code BESTFRIEND to save 15% off your Dog DNA Test kit), http://WaltonWoodFarm.com (use code BESTFRIEND to save 10% off your first order). Try Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial

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