Episodes
For some of us 30 is a new era of self-discovery and for others comes the sad realization that you’ll never be your younger self again. On this episode, we chat about the impacting opinions of others, negative self-talk, the many phases and fluctuations our bodies go through, and we unlock a NEW FEAR, the fear of turning 30.  But I’ll let you in on a little secret, entering your 30s is quite amazing!  I Wish Someone Had Told Me This in My 20s: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTLfD1SyM/ Date Night...
Published 04/17/24
Did you know PET PSYCHICS are a thing? On this episode we explore the hidden world of our fur friends and their wild inner thoughts, our hyper fixations, coachella festival fashion, and reminisce on our absolutely CRAZY coachella stories! Let’s just say… you too, might be booking a psychic after this.  Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products...
Published 04/10/24
When LA + NYC girls come together, you just NEVER know what you’re gonna get. On this week’s episode we have Danielle Carolan and Brooke Miccio of the Gals on the Go podcast, and we talk about the New York City influencer scene, starting a business with your best friend, our thoughts on brand sponsored weddings and relationship anxiety as it relates to friendships.  Brooke Miccio Polaird Video Watch Our Episode on Gals on the Go Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements...
Published 04/03/24
This is your REMINDER to tell yourself, “i’m so proud of you.” On this week’s episode, we talk about Alisha crashing Remi’s honeymoon, living with hurt from childhood and the common yet gut-wrenching feeling of never feeling good enough. Just remember, It’s ok to allow people to be there for you — after all, that’s what friends are for. Sponsors: Galaxy AI is here on Galaxy S24 Ultra, get yours now! #GalaxyS24Ultra #GalaxyAI #withGalaxy Go to revolve.com/PRETTYBASIC today to shop our...
Published 03/27/24
The NEWS is out! We are launching a new podcast with our friends Zane and Heath  — but could this be the end of pretty basic? On this episode we spill the tea on how our new pod, Pretty X Unfiltered, came to be and share the hot gossip on Ariana Grande. We know, we’re basic… YES, AND?  Go follow @prettyxunfiltered anywhere you listen to your podcasts and subscribe on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/@prettyxunfiltered. First episode launches March 21st!  Sponsors: Download Hinge and try...
Published 03/20/24
Alisha Marie is in her DATING ERA and what better way to take it by storm than a dating show. On this week’s episode we talk all about Alisha’s dating life, the famous tiktok star’s dms she slid into and how the dog vaccine is really out here making people invincible. We can’t wait for you to listen! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or...
Published 03/13/24
MAGIC happens whenever Brittany Broski + Drew Afualo are in the house – first Lana Del Rey, and now Beyonce… who’s next? On this week’s episode we chat all about our insane evening meeting Ms.Bey + Blue Ivy, reminisce on our unforgettable Lana experience, and you still get our bestie catch up before the girls join us in studio – we have a lot to catch you up on!  Follow Brittany Broski at @brittany_broski & her podcast, The Broski Report. Follow Drew Afualo at @drewafualo & her...
Published 03/06/24
What happened in Vegas is certainly not staying there! On this week’s episode we find out why Alisha might be a witch, chat about the controversial career of Jennifer Lopez and recap our WILD Vegas trip during Super Bowl weekend. Let’s just say, we all might need a blackjack lesson from Alisha.  Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or...
Published 02/28/24
Rom-com lovers unite! On this week’s episode we chat all things cinema and give advice on our listener’s questions. We touch on how to spice things up with a stunted libido, what to do when you dislike your best friend’s boyfriend and how your attachment style can affect your relationship. Just remember, be easy on yourself and the rest will fall into place. Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may...
Published 02/21/24
Because TMI GIRL TALK is our kind of thing! On this valentine’s episode we talk about sensitive gag reflexes, nudes getting in the wrong hands and we share our + our listener’s cringe-worthy vday stories. You’ll never think of margs the same again after this episode…  To submit your PB Advice stories email [email protected].  Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect...
Published 02/14/24
Welcome to Pretty Basic Therapy! In this week’s episode we welcome guests, Ashley Nichole + Taryne Renee of Unsolicited Advice podcast and chat about the struggles of the “protective friend” vs. the “friend that gets a new boo thang”, how to have productive conversations, and what it feels like to mourn the loss of a friendship. Friendships go through ebbs and flows, sometimes they require space and other times they require hard conversations even if that means (gently) cornering your...
Published 02/07/24
We’re BACK pretty thang! On our season premiere episode we talk about botox, BBLS and just how, dare we say, f*cked up the cosmetic industry really is. Through the years we’ve learned what loving our bodies can look like (although ever fluctuating) and reflect on how far we’ve come with healing through our disordered habits and eating. It’s all a journey, and while these topics can be difficult to talk about at times, we’re happy to be sharing it all with you, our PB fam. Cheers to a new...
Published 01/31/24
WARNING: OUR VOICES. This episode was recorded in August 2019 and we were so little and thought we had it all figured out. Oh man were we wrong. Four-and-a-half years, a pandemic, and an engagement later, we get to listen to this episode and cringe with all of you. Picture this – the summer of Remi has just ended and she officially announces that she is dating Cal. Alisha has just returned from a family trip and she reflects on her relationship with food and her body image. Here’s to growing...
Published 01/03/24
Welcome to the second to last episode of Pretty Basic Season 5. Where has the time gone?? In today’s episode, we touch on: where our friendship is at today, what we are working on in 2024, hate comments, not allowing our jobs to define us, and fertility, PCOS, and Ozempic. In true PB fashion, we bare it all and shed a few tears. We love you all so much! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a...
Published 12/27/23
This season is coming to a close and we want this episode be a reminder to champion for yourself. We share the most valuable lessons of our 20s and the craziest health-scare stories that will make your BLOOD BOIL. On top of that, we finally address Alisha’s peach cobbler and how it almost set Remi’s house on fire after a night of smoked meats and Spirited Away. Let’s just say we were definitely HIGH on life. Tune in! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and...
Published 12/20/23
As you know, we are in the thick of Vlogmas right now, and being as holly and jolly as we can. In this episode, Remi shares the tea on being SCAMMED out if her Vlogmas intro and Alisha unpacks the pressure of rising to the occasion for her 10th vlogmas EVER. The girls also take us on a trip down memory lane and discuss their favorite toys as children. Did they shoutout yours in the episode? Let us know in the comments below! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and...
Published 12/13/23
Is this thing on?? In this TMI girl chat episode, we are talking about sex. You know here at PB we like to keep things PG-13, but we are letting our hair down for all the girlies out there who want to know how we feel about hookups, spicing things up in the bedroom, and shaving down there. Want to join in on the conversation? Follow us at @prettybasicofficial and keep an eye out on our stories. Also, make sure to tune in our vlog channels because it is officially VLOGMAS! Please note that...
Published 12/06/23
Now that the SAG AFTRA strike is over, we are finally sharing our storytime of us on the show GROWNISH! Yes, we were on television everyone and we are finally addressing Alisha’s outfit. This was previously recorded in July and we are so happy to be sharing this moment with you all! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the show may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or services referred...
Published 11/29/23
Gather around friends – Kelsey Kreppel is in the STUDIO *finally*! The glowing mom-to-be gives wedding advice to Remi, unpacks married life with Cody Ko, and shares how she hopes to navigate her career while respecting her child’s privacy. This pod swap is nothing short of endearing and insightful. Make sure to tune in to our Circle Time episode on 11/23 (filmed in the PB studio eeeep)!  Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services....
Published 11/22/23
You may recognize today’s special guest from our vlogs, but in case not, we would like to introduce you to the bold and beautiful, Ryan “Murph” Murphy. Ever since Murph and Remi locked eyes in their 2nd grade classroom, it was love at first sight. Murph dishes on: his most feral memories with Remi and Alisha throughout the years, his experience on coming out and living his best life, and how to work with some of your favorite brands. This wholesome (or should we say wh0resome episode) is...
Published 11/15/23
Alisha is a dreamer and unfortunately, an oversharer. In this week’s episode of PB, she unpacks ANOTHER crazy dream for the books, and Remi learns the hard way that planning a wedding is not what she imagined. From red-soaked wedding gowns to Alisha’s long lost twin to reminiscing on the days of prom and stuffed Jansport backpacks, this one is a trip-and-a-half. Enjoy! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and services. Individuals on the...
Published 11/08/23
What happens when two of the baddest witches in the Emerald City start a podcast? Well… This. To celebrate Pretty Basic’s 5th birthday, we filmed our first ever Halloween special!! In today’s episode, we rank our favorite costumes ever and share some of our favorite (and traumatizing) Halloween stories like the nostalgic witches we are. SPOILER ALERT: We didn’t sing for once – consider it a holiday miracle. Tune in! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and...
Published 10/31/23
TW: Around the 35 minute mark, Bretman does discuss one of his pets passing away. We *FINALLY* have Bretman Rock in our studio! In today’s episode, we got the Pretty Basic B*TCH exclusive on his dating life (and farm life), last relationship, and his wildest fantasies. Without a doubt, this episode is bound to be your favorite. Tell your dad to tune in. ;) In case you missed Bretman’s first episode on PB back in 2021 “Bretman Rock - Making His Dreams A Reality”, we highly recommend listening...
Published 10/25/23
The whole Unfiltered crew joins us for one of the most chaotic recording days in Pretty Basic history. In this fun episode, we play a little game we like to call “Is Pretty Unfiltered Smarter Than A 5th Grader?” Honestly, you already know the answer to that, but hey, at least we had a good time. This one will guaranteed make you laugh, cringe, and be grateful you paid attention in school. Tune in! Please note that this episode may contain paid endorsements and advertisements for products and...
Published 10/18/23