The Pilot

Title: Reunited Never Felt So Good

Over a signature cocktail of lemon juice, vodka and LaCroix club soda, we meet our hilarious hosts: Tory Ross Roman and Philip Andrew Hall. We hear how the two met on a Honeymoon Israel trip where drunk Tory sang Barbara Streisand hits at Philip’s big fat gay wedding in the Galilee.

They share a list of potential podcast names and discuss their journey to the mic. While Tory talks about her transition from starring in Broadway musicals to a life in food service as a stay-at-home-mom with two-year-old twins who are always sick, Philip doses of, before plugging his blog EatsPorkJew.com and explains why “good Jews” don’t eat pork.

Additional topics:

  • Breasts
  • Breastfeeding
  • Weight loss
  • Diets
  • Children and why they’re always sick
  • Hurting your mangina from riding a bike
  • The difficulties of making friends in your 30s
  • Home renovations vs divorce
  • Emotional manipulation
  • Food tours in San Francisco with Avital Tours
  • Dogs with ass cancer
  • Amazing Israeli food
  • The importance of updating your Bitmoji
  • Anjelica Houston

Episode 1

Title: Ginger and Gay

Over an original cocktail called a "Ginger & Gay" which is simple syrup, vodka, fresh lime juice and soda water,. Tory regales us with her thoughts on switching from the British Anglican faith to Judaism, while Philip explains Rosh Hashanah and blowing...shofars.

Cheese is “fat man’s candy” and the discussion turns to the five main trans categories: transgender, transsexual, transvestite, etc. Tory talks briefly about her time in the Kinky Boots musical. Philip shares a racist backstory on his Chinese neighbors.

Tory gives a brief review of Mandy Aftel’s new book The Art of Flavor: Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food on fermentation and flavor combos.

New segment “Unconditional love on the weekends” is introduced. A new approach to sharing cancer news with friends and family is discussed.

Tory comes to grips with being a SAHM (stay at home mom). Home renovations begin with San Francisco housing scams.

Additional topics:

  • Pooh talk
  • Embarrassing dog poop stories
  • Having an audience when you poop
  • Rewarding kids’ good behavior with food
  • It’s fall y’all!
  • Sweet potatoes everywhere
  • Adorable Halloween costumes for 2-year olds

Episode 2

Title: Fasting is the New Diet

Over a signature cocktail of Carpano Antica Vermouth (amaro), club soda and an orange peel, and in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting and Yom Kippur, Tory rolls diapers for five diaper-cakes while Philip teaches us bad words in Hebrew.

The conversation shifts to international travel and how Americans are perceived overseas. Tory explains how to make the perfect googly-eye wreath for Halloween and her goal in life to be featured in the local neighborhood newspaper.

Two new segments are launched:

“Well That Depends” where they reminisce over things of the past: newspapers, being thin, enjoying fast food; and, “Unconditional Love on the Weekends” where they talk about what happened over the past weekend.
Tory rags on Chipotle’s new “queso” sauce, while Philip talks about being gay at summer camp and tells the story of how he and his husband dated the same girl when they were in the closet

Additional topics:

  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Big Little Lies
  • Raising twins and all the mischief they get into
  • Dieting
  • Yom Kippur
  • Body image issues from living in Los Angeles
  • House guests
  • Dog farts
  • Pooh jokes
  • How Eddie embarrasses Philip by pooping in front of DILFs
  • Exfoliation and cleaning regimens
  • George Michael passing
  • Disney characters people look like

Episode 3

Title: Happy Birthday #METOO

Over a traditional dirty vodka martini with olives thanks to our friends at Postmates who will deliver anything! For a $20 credit on your alcohol or beverage deliveries, use coupon code: BSDRINKS.

Philip’s renovation begins and we talk about life without access to our liquor cabinet. There's a brief discussion of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #METOO movement. Philip and Tory briefly share sexual abuse and harassment stories from working in showbiz and Hollywood. Tory shares her sexual harassment video on Youtube.

Tory announces a new segment “What do you buy Philip for his birthday when you have 26 minutes alone at Safeway?” We talk about origami cootie catchers and what it feels like turning 36 around a big family Thanksgiving.

A recap of the “Gals and Gays” weekend in Guerneville (Russian River weekend) with a bunch of drunk middle-aged women we had to explain el Negro de Whatsapp and certain words during a raucous game of Cards Against Humanity. There’s a discussion of life post Nor Cal fires, getting punked by displaced chefs, and how appreciative they are of life. Advice on gift giving and an embarrassing birthday dinner moment at State Bird Provisions.

Rumors about Yelp are dispelled and Tory raves about “No Wait” their new awesome feature where you can get into a restaurant without the wait. Brief discussion of children’s programming Word Party and Wonder Pets.

Additional topics:

  • Whitney Houston
  • Stranger Things
  • Prolapsed anuses
  • Radio personality Delilah
  • Body types that can support bangs
  • Pubis mons
  • Legal marijuana
  • Tory’s obsession with contiguous holiday songs leading up to the winter holiday