Episodes
Published 09/29/22
"Bachelor in Paradise" has officially begun, and this week on "Talking It Out," Justin Glaze is here to talk about everything day one. Justin’s not holding back as he discusses his first steps on the beach, who initially caught his eye, and the drama that’s to come this season on "Paradise."  Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss whether it’s attractive for women to shoot their shot and if it’s okay to go on "Bachelor in Paradise" just looking for fun. To learn more...
Published 09/29/22
This week on “Talking It Out,” it’s almost paradise! Mike and Bryan are joined by Bachelor Nation favorite Brandon for a conversation all about what he’s been up to since Michelle’s season of “The Bachelorette,” and, of course, what’s to come in the new season of “Bachelor in Paradise”!  Then, Mike and Bryan discuss the shocking “After the Final Rose,” including Rachel’s confrontation with Tino, Aven’s surprising appearance, and their reaction to Zach as the next Bachelor.   Don’t forget to...
Published 09/22/22
After watching this week’s “After the Final Rose,” Mike and Bryan have a lot of thoughts! The guys unpack all the emotions of the finale, including Rachel’s shocking breakups with Zach and Aven. Did Rachel know it wouldn’t be Aven all along? Why is Rachel getting more flak than Gabby? Who will be the next Bachelor? Mike and Bryan are asking each other the burning questions and sharing their unfiltered opinions.  Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so you never miss an episode.  To learn more...
Published 09/15/22
Nate is here this week, and he’s Talking It Out with Mike and Bryan! In their conversation, they discuss the Men Tell All and how Nate felt seeing Gabby for the first time since their breakup, Nate’s opinion on Gabby and Erich, and what it’s like being a #GirlDad. Plus, for the first time, Nate addresses the controversy that broke out on social media and explains his side of the story!  Then, in their Hot Takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss whether being intimate with more than one...
Published 09/08/22
Mike and Bryan are joined by one of the season’s most controversial men, Logan. He’s putting all the rumors to rest as he speaks about his feelings for Gabby, deciding to switch sides, his anticlimactic departure, and so much more.      Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss whether spouses should sleep in separate rooms, and what it really means to “show up.”      Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so you never miss an episode.  To learn more about listener data and...
Published 09/01/22
This week, Mike and Bryan are joined by Tyler for an emotional conversation about his breakup with Rachel. He doesn’t hold back as he shares whether he expected Rachel to end things, what it was like being able to see his family afterward, and his thoughts on Rachel’s other Hometowns.  Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss whether they would be able to pursue a relationship if their partner’s parents didn’t like them.  Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so you never...
Published 08/25/22
Mike and Bryan are joined by Quincey this week! In their conversation, Quincey opens up about his experience as a life coach, how he ended up relocating to Miami, and yes, why he chose to be celibate leading up to his time on “The Bachelorette.”  Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss if it’s okay for ex-spouses to continue giving gifts to each other, and whether they would consider dating someone who is a parent.    Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so you never miss...
Published 08/18/22
Mike and Bryan are joined by Aven this week on “Talking It Out”! In their conversation, the guys go in-depth with Aven as he opens up about his romantic one-on-one with Rachel in Belgium, growing up with divorced parents, and why his connection with Rachel is much more than just physical.   Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss whether you should make the same amount of money as the people you’re dating, and what to do if your partner’s ex re-enters the picture.   Don’t...
Published 08/11/22
Zayd Dohrn was born underground - his parents were radicals and counter-culture outlaws, on the run from the FBI. Now Zayd takes us back to the 1970s, when his parents and their young friends in the Weather Underground Organization declared war on the United States government. They brawled with riot cops on the streets of Chicago, bombed the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol, broke comrades out of prison, and teamed up with Black militant groups to rob banks, fight racism - and help build a...
Published 08/08/22
Spencer is “Talking It Out” this week with Mike and Bryan! In discussing his journey so far on “The Bachelorette,” Spencer shares why he decided to pursue Gabby, the moments between him and Gabby that Bachelor Nation hasn’t seen, and, of course, why he felt confident throwing it down in the ring. Plus, the guys get to know Spencer a bit better as he opens up about his experience in the Army.   Then, Mike and Bryan switch things up with rapid-fire hot takes that you won’t want to miss.   Don’t...
Published 08/04/22
This week on “Talking It Out,” Jacob gets to the root of the controversial comments he made to Gabby during this week’s group date. Then, Mike and Bryan grill Jacob on what he was trying to accomplish in that moment, whether he has any regrets about his choice of words, and what he has learned about himself from his journey on “The Bachelorette.”  Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss what to do when your partner’s ex reaches out to you and whether there’s ever a...
Published 07/28/22
Jordan V. is in the hot seat this week, and the man many thought was a favorite for Rachel’s final rose has a lot to say! In his conversation with Mike and Bryan, Jordan V. opens up about going into “The Bachelorette” with eyes only for Rachel, how he felt being sent home on the first one-on-one, all about his unique career as a drag racer, plus so much more.   Then, Mike and Bryan weigh in on Chris’ controversial comment and praise Nate for standing up for Gabby and Rachel.  Don’t forget to...
Published 07/21/22
The one and only official Bachelor Nation podcast is here! Co-hosted by Becca Kufrin and Michelle Young, “Bachelor Happy Hour” is a companion piece to “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise” and is currently following the history making season of “The Bachelorette,” co-starring Rachel Recchia and Gabby Windey.  Michelle and Becca take you behind the scenes of what really goes on when the cameras aren't rolling and will be the first to chat with those broken-hearted men...
Published 07/20/22
This week on “Talking It Out,” Mike and Bryan are joined by Roby (aka “The Magic King”), and he definitely has some tricks up his sleeve! In their conversation, Roby opens up about his international upbringing, his journey to becoming a magician, and just how tricky navigating night one was with two Bachelorettes. Pun intended.   Then, in their hot takes of the week, Bryan and Mike discuss whether Bachelor-style dating practices work in the real world.    Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so...
Published 07/14/22
This week on Talking It Out, Mike and Bryan are joined by two VERY special guests - Mike's sister, Amber and Bryan's mom, Olga. In their conversation, Amber and Olga don't hold back as they reveal what it was like to watch their family member look for love on television and all the fun, cringy, and surprising things that came along with it.  Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan discuss dating after loss and whether wedding planning should fall equally to both partners.   Don’t...
Published 07/07/22
Bachelor Nation’s Caila Quinn is taken out of her comfort zone as she joins Mike and Bryan for a conversation covering “Paradise” love triangles, valuable lessons learned during her first year of marriage, and how an unfortunate incident with a snake completely changed her way of thinking. Plus, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan share how they feel about the age-old adage “never go to sleep angry,” and whether they think it’s possible to form meaningful relationships with people...
Published 06/30/22
Mike and Bryan have a very honest conversation with Evan Bass as he looks back on his time with the Bachelor franchise and how his life has changed since. For the first time since his divorce, Evan opens up about what went wrong in his marriage to Carly, where he is in the healing process, and whether he could ever see himself getting married again.   Plus, Evan joins Mike and Bryan to discuss this week’s hot take: Is proposing at someone else’s wedding ever okay?!  Don’t forget to rate and...
Published 06/23/22
Bachelor Nation fan favorite Krystal Nielson opens up about the many ways in which her life has changed over the last two years. In their conversation, Krystal shares what it was like to rebuild after her divorce, how forcing herself to stay open to love allowed her to find something magic with boyfriend Miles Bowles, and what she wishes someone would have told her before she became a mom. Plus, are there wedding bells and more kids in the future for her and Miles? Listen now to find...
Published 06/16/22
This week on “Talking It Out,” Mike and Bryan answer listener questions on love, dating, and relationships! Nothing is off the table in this discussion as the guys cover topics like sexual compatibility, cheating, the apps, and so much more. Plus, how did their time on “The Bachelorette” shape their perspective on dating? Listen now to find out!  Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so you never miss an episode.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/09/22
Kenny Braasch reveals what it really means to live life in the boy band world. In his discussion with Mike and Bryan, Kenny shares how he got his start in the boy band biz, what his fiancée Mari thinks of his career, and how far he hopes to take the band in the future. Plus, Kenny shares who from Bachelor Nation he’d love to see come together to form their own boy band.   Then, in their hot takes of the week, Mike and Bryan debate which is a more ominous statement in a relationship: “I have a...
Published 06/02/22
This week on “Talking It Out,” Kelley Flanagan is in the hot seat and she does not hold back! In her conversation with Mike and Bryan, Kelley opens up about what her close-knit family really thought of her going on “The Bachelor,” how her life has changed with her Lyme diagnosis, and why she is officially done talking about Peter. Plus, she shares what really goes down in the DMs of Bachelor Nation and why we won’t be seeing her in “Paradise” anytime soon.     Then, in their hot takes of the...
Published 05/26/22
This week on “Talking It Out,” Rachel Lindsay Abasolo joins Mike and Bryan for a thoughtful discussion where she shares how life has changed since stepping away from the Bachelor franchise, advice she has for young women who want to work in the media, and the importance of staying authentic to oneself in all endeavors, both personal and professional.  Plus, Rachel joins the guys for their hot takes of the week, and for old times’ sake, she shares her thoughts on some recent drama in Bachelor...
Published 05/19/22
Michael A. from Katie’s season of “The Bachelorette” joins Mike and Bryan for a conversation about life since the show and the lessons he has learned along the way. Michael discusses how the show changed his perspective on dating, whether he thought he and Katie had a future after her season ended, and if he would ever be the Bachelor in the future. Then, Michael shares details about his relationship with Amanda Kloots, and a very special guest joins for a surprise appearance.   Plus, in this...
Published 05/12/22
Former Bachelor (and perennial fan favorite) Ben Higgins is “Talking It Out” with Mike and Bryan this week! Ben shares more about newly married life, how abstaining from sex made his relationship stronger, and why his family plans have changed since the wedding. Then, Ben details life before “The Bachelor,” the important role he’s taken on in the “Bachelor” franchise, and how he’s finding purpose with his platform.  Plus, Mike and Bryan reveal the changes they’d make in life, knowing what...
Published 05/05/22