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.
Adulting

Adulting

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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.

Most Recent Episodes

My Boss Is a Jerk and No One Believes Me. What Should I Do? feat. Kerry Coddett and Michelle Collins

Being a true adult means being a good community member. This week, while Jordan saves some trees, Michelle shares her one and only experience with communal living: a roommate who loved olive oil and left a mess. Comedian Kerry Coddett tries to end her dating dry spell. Talk show host Michelle Collins auditions for her dream role as Javert in Les Mis. Plus, Michelle and Jordan help an audience member deal with a boss who's being a jerk.

My Boss Is a Jerk and No One Believes Me. What Should I Do? feat. Kerry Coddett and Michelle Collins

Who's on Your S*** List? feat. Black Thought and Seth Herzog

Part of being an adult is knowing how to negotiate. This week, Jordan drives a hard bargain with his new roof guy, while Michelle talks her husband into a mani-pedi. Black Thought from The Roots interrupts date night with his wife to share his s*** list. And comedian Seth Herzog and Michelle compare notes on having twins (yes, he does have a favorite).

Is It Okay to Eat Cereal Three Times a Day? feat. Alzo Slade and Franchesca Ramsey

Tensions run high as Jordan calls out Michelle for being bougie AF. They are joined by comedian Alzo Slade for a conversation about meat sweats, and MTV's Franchesca Ramsey refuses to sniff Michelle Obama. Plus, practical tips for getting out of your friends invitations.

Is It Okay to Eat Cereal Three Times a Day? feat. Alzo Slade and Franchesca Ramsey

Is There Enough Milk in Your House Right Now? feat. Michael Ian Black, Malik Yoba, and Jes...

Jordan Carlos and Michelle Buteau believe that a true adult's worth can be measured by one unit only - the amount of milk in your fridge. Plus, Michelle tries to avoid walking the dog, while Jordan continues to struggle with his pants. Wet Hot American Summer's Michael Ian Black is glad his son thinks he's lame, First Wives Club's Malik Yoba calls someone out over a Kit Kat, and Orange is the New Black's Jessica Pimental becomes the lead singer of a metal band (seriously)!

Is There Enough Milk in Your House Right Now? feat. Michael Ian Black, Malik Yoba, and Jes...

How Do I Break Up With a Friend Who's Holding Me Back? feat. Danielle Brooks, Chris Redd, ...

Sometimes part of being an adult is unloading toxic energy in your life - let this episode be your guide. Special guest Danielle Brooks from Orange is the New Black never lets anyone steal her light, while Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Redd trashes someone's office (deservedly). Plus, comedian Yamaneika Saunders offers up a master class in ending those friendships that just aren't working. And Michelle shares some big news!

How Do I Break Up With a Friend Who's Holding Me Back? feat. Danielle Brooks, Chris Redd, ...

Do I Have to Wash New Underpants Before I Wear Them? feat. Nore Davis, Sara Schaefer, and ...

Jordan has a close encounter with a mouse while Michelle tells the gospel truth to a hesitant dater. Nore Davis proposes. Sara Schaefer gets brave in the Grand Canyon. And Ben Sinclair tells Michelle and Jordan about losing his virginity.

Do I Have to Wash New Underpants Before I Wear Them? feat. Nore Davis, Sara Schaefer, and ...

Sock, Sock, Shoe, Shoe OR Sock, Shoe, Sock, Shoe? feat. Sasheer Zamata and Kate Walsh

Michelle and Jordan dig into some Adulting relationship basics. Rule number one: Don't pay for a date's drink entirely with quarters. Rule number two: Never fight with your partner in front of friends. They are joined by Sasheer Zamata who meets a magic witch at Afropunk and Kate Walsh explains why she was a "human mullet" in high school.

Sock, Sock, Shoe, Shoe OR Sock, Shoe, Sock, Shoe? feat. Sasheer Zamata and Kate Walsh

What Should I Name the Baby? feat. Chris Distefano and Jim Gaffigan

Michelle and Jordan's struggles with Adulting continue. Michelle shares a harrowing tale from a haunted bed and breakfast, while Jordan revisits a traumatic kickball experience. Plus, comedian Chris Distefano tries to protect a Brooklyn woman from a confrontation in an elevator and Jim Gaffigan explains how he ended up with so many kids.

What Is an Acceptable Amount of Money to Spend on Pillows? feat. Naomi Ekperigin, Wyatt Ce...

Welcome to Adulting! The show where hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos help us figure out how to grow the f**k up. Together. In this inaugural episode, Michelle and Jordan plan Naomi Ekperigin's entire wedding in under a minute, Wyatt Cenac does his best muppet impression, and Phoebe Robinson shares some bathroom etiquette tips (which involve an open flame). Plus, some advice on what to do if you're catching feelings for your dealer.

What Is an Acceptable Amount of Money to Spend on Pillows? feat. Naomi Ekperigin, Wyatt Ce...

Let's Grow the F**k Up. Together.

Did you ever think being an adult would be this hard? Neither did hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos. That's why they're talking it out with some of the funniest, most creative people around, including Jim Gaffigan, Wyatt Cenac, Danielle Brooks, Phoebe Robinson and so many more. Plus, they answer the questions that haunt us all, like "What is an acceptable amount of money to spend on pillows?" and "How do I stop watching Netflix?" Listen to this preview and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Episode 1 will be here before you know it! Let's grow the f**k up. Together.

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