This Is How We Do: Media



Fear not: this week’s episode has nothing to do with screen time dos and don’ts. Instead, join us for a (very) lighthearted chat about our favorite books, podcasts, and TV shows. From how we score affordable books to our individual headphone preferences, today we're discussing when and how we consume different types of media. We're also making quite a few confessions, so feel free to giggle along as we learn who loves to make friends at the library, who's obsessed with polygamist escape memoirs, and which podcast host doesn't really listen to podcasts.

Show Notes

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Mentioned in this episode:

C+C writer Melanie Dale is a recurring extra on The Walking Dead

We’re always keeping an eye on the Kindle $1.99 book deals

Favorite headphones:
- Wireless, noise-canceling ones
- April’s bone-conducting ones
- Indiana’s Costco buy

Recommended Books:
- Tell Me More
- Glitter & Glue
- The Middle Place
- You Who
- My Squirrel Days
- Holding Up The Universe
- Fates & Furies (April bought it twice!)
- Polygamist escape stories: The Sound of Gravel, Escape, Stolen Innocence, Breaking Free

Recommended TV:
- Breaking Bad (Netflix)
- Game of Thrones (HBO)
- Big Little Lies (HBO)
- This Is Us (NBC)
- Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
- Silicon Valley (HBO)
- Life in Pieces (Hulu)

Recommended Podcasts:
- The Bible Binge
- 10 Things to Tell You
- Conan O’Brian Needs a Friend
- Journeywomen
- The Dream
- What Have You
- Risen Motherhood
- Serial
- Joy The Baker

Kindle Paperwhite + Overdrive Library App for cheap reads
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Related previous episodes:

This Is How We Don’t
This Is How We Do: Self Care

Related essays:

Eating Popcorn In The Dark Because You’ve Earned This
Rethinking Silence

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings, content managed by Jennifer Batchelor.


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