Adulting Did you ever think being an adult would be this hard? Neither did our hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos. That's why they're talking it out with some of the funniest, most creative adults around. Plus, they answer the questions that haunt us all, like "What is an acceptable amount of money to spend on pillows?"Adulting is produced by WNYC Studios, home to great podcasts like Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, and Nancy.
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Did you ever think being an adult would be this hard? Neither did our hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos. That's why they're talking it out with some of the funniest, most creative adults around. Plus, they answer the questions that haunt us all, like "What is an acceptable amount of money to spend on pillows?"Adulting is produced by WNYC Studios, home to great podcasts like Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, and Nancy.

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In this live episode of Adulting, comedian Sarah Cooper explains how our worst president ever actually saved her life, and Jordan and Michelle get real about balancing careers and parenting. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

What's the Difference Between a 401k and an IRA? feat. Shalewa Sharpe

In Jordan and Michelle's studio conversation with Shalewa Sharpe, they learn about Shalewa's inspiring, later-in-life journey in stand-up, and why strip clubs in Atlanta always serve chicken wings. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

What Is The Most Adult Thing You Own? feat. ALOK

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When Should Your Boyfriend Give Up On His Rap Career? feat. Maeve Higgins

On the Exactly Right premiere of Adulting, Michelle and Jordan catch up with their friend and Irish comic, Maeve Higgins. Together, they explain why a shared love of butter equals romance in Ireland, when it's ok to turn down being a bridesmaid, and Maeve makes Jordan very uncomfortable by revealing she is actually his stepmother. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

When Should Your Boyfriend Give Up On His Rap Career? feat. Maeve Higgins

Introducing: Adulting with Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos

After a two year hiatus, Adulting with Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos is back, now on the Exactly Right Network! Michelle and Jordan provide real life advice with a heaping portion of hilarity topped with a dollop of truth. Their conversations with comics, experts, and celebs answer listeners' most complex questions about all things adulting. Want Michelle and Jordan to answer YOUR adulting questions? Send them to adultingquestions@gmail.com. Be sure to follow the show on Instagram @adultingthepod. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

How Many Pairs of Underwear Do I Pack for a Weekend? feat. Aisling Bea

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While Michelle visits the Delta Sky Club, another family crashes Jordan's family reunion and eats all the gumbo. Comedian Aparna Nancherla shares her life motto "Another day, another dread." Transgender supermodel Geena Rocero learns how to speak her truth, and The Read's Crissle West may not hug you, but she will share her weed. Plus: Jordan gets the one thing he's always wanted in New York. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

How Do I Get Out of Going to Work on Monday? feat. Aparna Nancherla, Geena Rocero, and Crissle West