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A podcast for 20-somethings, by 20-somethings. Ricki and Jake, from Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, explore this messed up, exciting time of their lives—their 20's.


    • Aug 12, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 36m AVG DURATION
    • 329 EPISODES

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    Just A Quick Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 11:57

    Hope you haven't forgotten about me yet!I just wanted to put out a quick update episode of me explaining what's going to happen with the podcast and a few tiny life updates. It's super short, but that's on purpose. I didn't want to drag it out for ya! So stay tuned for next week when the real fun starts!

    Announcement Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 44:07

    Jake's got a big announcement to share.

    Getting to The Point, The Countdown to Retirement, & Jake's Motivational Speech

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 46:03

    Ricki has the realization she's going to be working for pretty much her entire life.Jake gives a very motivational speech and he's got an update on his year of yes.Ricki and Jake talk texting habits.Don't forget to set a reminder for next Thursday (7/22) for a special announcement. BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Stripper Search, Finding Your Motivation, & The Difference A Year Makes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 39:26

    Jake finally feels seen in his most recent tweet.Ricki's got a stripper dilemma involving the bachelorette she's going to.Jake JUST got to Napa and he's already losing friends left and right.Ricki gives a life update on the (almost) year anniversary of losing her job.Ricki and Jake talk finding your motivation.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    The Boyfriend Takeover, Single Friends, & Major Life Advice

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 41:08

    Jake needs some advice when it comes to his nephew.Ricki's boyfriend is finally in Nashville. How are things going so far? Well... you'll find out.Jake is making friends and they all happen to be single, which is a new thing for him.BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Unruly Neighbors, No Questions Asked Favor, & Rat Invasion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 50:08

    Jake's got too many air fryers and it makes no sense.How far would you go for a no questions asked favor? Where do you draw the line?Ricki is starting to HATE the neighbors in her apartment complex lately.The pests are following Jake!BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    The Ultimate Summer Bucket List, Living With Your S.O., & Overpriced Necessities

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 48:40

    Jake asks a very JAKE question in Random Shit. There's an official 20SND playlist (that Ricki rips Jake for) that you can find here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1pnmriNkkG8zBFumpdlIjR?si=8mctXSjESn6yDmavOYANKw&dl_branch=1 Ricki and Jake compile the ULTIMATE Summer Bucket List that includes your submissions.Ricki is realizing she has to get used to living with her boyfriend again since he'll be moving to Nashville in a Week.BONUS: Showere Thoughts

    The Great Cookie Debate, Bachelorette Spending, & The Dating Age Gap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 52:19

    Jake and Ricki had a totally unplanned and very intense debate on cookies.Jake gives an update in his avoidance of dating apps.Ricki and Jake talk dating age gaps and the are they siblings or are they dating Instagram page.Ricki is blowing money left and right on her first bachelorette party ever and she was NOT expecting to spend so much on something that hasn't even happened yet!BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    A New Emergency Contact, Jake's First Week In Napa, & Summer Fun House Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 34:36

    Jake's official first week in Napa has come and gone, so he's here to tell you how he feels about it.Ricki's making a big step with her boyfriend that she wasn't exactly ready for.Ricki and Jake recap their weekend away with their friends Carla Marie & Anthony (Carla Marie & Anthony Show/My Day Friday) and Erica & Jon (Almost On Air Podcast).BONUS: Hot Mess Express (this one may be a shock!)

    Dating Apps In A New City, Jake’s Last Week In NJ, & The Act Of Undating

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 35:01

    Ricki is delirious af, so enjoy a sleepy girl with wild thoughts this episode.Ricki and Jake disagree on the idea of using "Goodbye" or "I'll see you later" when you leave your loved ones. Jake’s determined not to use dating apps in Napa until he’s settled in, but his friends have no faith. Would you update someone if you could?Bonus: Hot Mess Express

    Revenge Buying, No More Masks, & A New Challenge

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 49:59

    Jake's back living with his parents and there are some classic issues.Ricki keeps revenge buying all these clothes and it's a serious problem. She also had a weekend in Nashville that was strange as heck since there were no mask mandates and everything can be 100% capacity again.Stick around to see if Ricki and Jake fail or accomplish their latest challenge for each other. Be sure to be on the lookout for our newsletter or whatever we end up calling it to make Jake happy.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Injuries, Sleepwalking Disasters, & A Stroke of GOOD Luck

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 52:46

    Moving is tough and Ricki's furniture is out to get her.Jake's luck is almost too good to be true lately and he's gonna explain how. He's also got this one thing that he's super nervous about when he moves to Napa and lives alone for the first time pretty much ever. It may not end well for his neighbors.BONUS: Hot Mess Express & an appearance by Bailey, Jake's dog.

    A Winning Speech, Dogecoin, & Extended Shower Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 51:07

    Snuggle up and get ready for a cozy episode of 20SDN.Ricki needs sleep advice because she's got serious alarm anxiety.Jake's confused how they sneakily make upbeat songs so sad.They also discuss Dogecoin and investing... which they know nothing about.BONUS: An extra long Shower Thoughts of a bunch of shit that makes us go "what the f*ck?"

    Ricki's First Week At Her Job, Jake's Moving Tips, & Your Kind Words

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 46:16

    Ricki gives an update on her first week at her new job at Woody & Jim in Nashville.Jake's getting moving/packing tips for his cross country journey to Napa. They discuss a genius/kinda messed up scheme to get housewarming gifts without a party.Ricki and Jake read some of the amazing messages they've been getting from listeners that just have to be talked about. BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Making Moves to Nashville, Creating Candles, & Dealing With Flakey Friends

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 56:07

    Ricki has made it to Nashville!! She's gonna tell you all about her first few days, the moving experience, & all that good stuff.Their candles are finally available for purchase! They're going to tell you all about the process of creating their signature scents. (If you'd like to purchase, go to: https://waxcabincandleco.com/products/20sdn -- Use the code RICKI for her candle and the code JAKE for his so you can get a discount!)A listener asked for advice on how to deal with a flakey friend. Ricki and Jake have some thoughts and it seems they may agree on this one. BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Brunch Reunions, Jake's Big News, & A Tax Rant

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 47:48

    Ricki and Jake got some Random Sh*t that must be discussed about taxes and cinnamon. They went brunchin' on Sunday as their final hoorah for a while, so you'll hear all about that.And it's finally time to hear all about Jake's big news!!Bonus: Hot Mess Expresss

    Truth or Drink, Ricki's Nashville Adventure, & Some Backstory

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 86:14

    Ricki and Jake play a VERY messed up round of Truth or Drink. Things definitely get WEIRD. Hear all about Ricki's new adventure in Nashville and some deep backstory on her radio journey thus far. What's it like looking for a job in radio? Will the podcast continue? Is AJ going with her? So many questions and a whole lot of answers. BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Human Dog Beds, Our Candle Line, & First Date Rules

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 46:29

    Jake's got some reallllll "interesting" things to talk about in Random Shit. Ricki and Jake have updates on their candle line their making with Wax Cabin Candle Co.Let's discuss ideal first dates and some first date rules. (Ricki hates Jake's first date rules... SHOCKER.) BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Living Single In A Relationship, Poo Hands, & A Soundboard

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 50:57

    Jake's got a soundboard so everyone watch out!Random Shit: Ricki's boyfriend won ANOTHER sports bet & she thinks she should get a piece of the pie again, but for different reasons. Jake's got an issue with moldy shower curtains, which has lead to his latest obsession.Ricki FINALLY recaps her babysitting experience with her nephew who hates her.Ricki and Jake talk about living single, even while being in a relationship (sounds weird, but hear them out). BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Stimulus Tracking, Jake's Half-Assed Phone Detox, & A Small Business Owner

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 68:32

    Ricki and Jake start off with Random Shit and lead into talking to the creator of Wax Cabin Candle Co., Jen, about her latest line of candles for Women's History Month, owning a small business, and just about everything in between. Make sure you stick around for her surprise for them at the end of her interview! BONUS: Hot Mess ExpressWebsite Ricki was talking about to see when you're getting your stimulus check: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment

    Vaccine Talk, A Social Experiment, & A Whole Lot of Random

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 50:05

    Ricki's feeling pretty under the weather during this week's episode so stick with us through all the randomness and brain fog. Jake has no excuse... he's just like that every week. Seems our segment "Radom Shit" kind of became the whole episode this week. Ricki and Jake talk the COVID-19 Vaccine, why Jake got it already, and why Ricki is waiting a bit.Jake's decided he wants to try living without his cell phone for a week... the same one he spends 9 hours a day on.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Baby Watch, Life Realizations, & Questions From YOU

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 50:48

    We got some more of our Random Shit segment this week! We're thinking it'll be a weekly thing at this point. Ricki's watching her newborn nephew (who hates her) this weekend and she needs your tips! Send them along to @20sdnpodcast on Instagram & Twitter or text us at 201-588-5139.Jake's convinced he's figured out his whole life in 5 days. Ricki and Jake answer some of the fun/random questions you sent in.BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Random Shit, Ricki's Nephew Hates Her, & Virtual Coworkers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 60:25

    We are happy to introduce a new segment called "Random Shit" where we'll start the show with smaller topics that we just want to mention for funsies. Be sure to let us know what you think! Ricki's convinced her nephew already hates her... and he's only a week old. Jake and Ricki talk the awkwardness of virtual coworkers/virtual interviews.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Jake's Mad At Ricki, Pandemic Relationship Struggles, & TikTok Obsessions

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 49:35

    Find out why Jake's currently mad at Ricki. Jake's also trying to date safely during a pandemic, which turns into a debate on terms to use and definitely gets a little awkward. Ricki's got a new obsession that she tried to avoid... the TikTok. Turns out she follows some strange accounts that might leave you concerned.BONUS: Hot Mess Express... kind of....

    Unfortunate Injuries, The Super Bowl, & Spooky Encounters

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 43:34

    Ricki can't stop injuring herself in the dumbest ways possible. Jake's got more evidence that his apartment is definitely haunted. Do we still care about the Super Bowl this year if we're not supposed to go anywhere or gather with other people or is it a nice escape?BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    We're Getting Old AF

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 47:29

    This is probably the oldest we have ever sounded on any episode that we have EVER done. Dry January fails, slow cooker recipes, appliance pricing, engagements, baby showers, lessons on sharing clothing, money and happiness are all a few topics we touch on in our current, old age. BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Zoom Gifts, Money Scams, & Quotes To Live By

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 53:45

    Do you buy gifts for zoom parties? ... Asking for a friend. Jake's convinced he's going to win the lottery, but Ricki thinks the whole thing is a scam... much like Jake's "life hack" with CVS (yeah, you'll hear all about how he's getting screwed). Ricki needs a quote to live by so make sure you send your favorites to us @20sdnpodast on Instagram to Twitter.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Poor Test Skills, Bridgerton, & Podcasts In The Shower

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 48:19

    Jake's got an important test this week, which leads them to remember the random tricks/facts they learned in elementary school. Ricki's got an update on her Dry January attempt and she wants to talk about the ever so popular Bridgerton. Also, where is the strangest place you've listened to this podcast? Reach out to us on Twitter or Instagram DM us at @20sdnpodcast.BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Dry January Attempt, Proposal Drama, & The Cost of Love

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2021 35:58

    Ricki is going to try something this month that she's never tried before. Wish her luck! Jake's Poconos trip turned into proposal drama. Jake asks an important question about love and money.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    New Year's Kiss Substitution, Boycotting Resolutions, & Friend Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 35:28

    Ricki and Jake asked their friends to rate and review them as if they were a product so they could share them on the podcast. Ricki has an idea for a substitute for a NYE kiss this year (ya know... cause of COVID). They've decided to boycott New Year's resolutions for 2021.Bonus: Hot Mess Express

    Pandemic Inventions, Adulting Obsessions, & Virtual Snow Days

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2020 45:01

    Ricki's got a list of inventions created during the pandemic that must be discussed. Jake's upset about an item adults are obsessed with. And they're both upset about the results of a Twitter poll they posted about snow days for virtual learning.Bonus: Shower Thoughts

    A Sh-t Week, No Christmas Cheer Left, & Corny Holiday Movies

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2020 30:44

    Wellllllll.... this week's episode started horribly and was kind of a mess, but you'll hear all about it. Ricki's having a tough week and she feels like the holiday vibe just isn't around this year. Ricki and Jake talk corny movies and the possibility of writing their own-- it's an instant classic.BONUS: Both Hot Mess Express and Shower Thoughts this week!!

    The HNSAVHE, Acts of Kindness, & Ditching Gifts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 57:56

    SURPRISE! We uploaded early this week because tonight (December 10) is The Hopefully Not-So-Awkward Virtual Holiday Extravaganza presented by The Carla Marie and Anthony Show and 20-Somethings Doing Nothing Podcast on Twitch! Make sure you're ready with your festive drinks and head to twitch.tv/carlamarieandanthony at 5:30p PT/8:30p ET for all the fun!Ricki and Jake talk a bit about the virtual holiday party. They talk a bit about gift giving. Then they have an extra special guest, Lorelei Colbert, on to talk about her journey with breast cancer and the positive way she's coping.

    A Big Announcement, Holiday Gift Dilemmas, & The Moment Christmas Was Ruined

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 59:28

    Ricki and Jake have a big announcement that involves a couple of special guests. Jake is having trouble buying gifts for Hanukkah. Ricki, Jake, and special guests talk about that moment Christmas was ruined by finding out "the big guy" had a major secret.BONUS: Shower Thoughts featuring special guests

    2020’s Thanksgiving Plans, Dating App Fails, & An Exciting Proposition

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 44:11

    Ricki and Jake share their 2020 Thanksgiving plans for this weird time. Jake has caved and he’s back on dating apps. Ricki has a fun dating proposition for Jake. Let’s see if he’ll agree to it…BONUS: Hot Mess Express from the original conductor herself, Ricki.

    Hardcore Adulting, Coronavirus Test Subject, & Personality Islands

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 49:29

    Jake had a weekend of intense adulting. Apparently you can be a Coronavirus vaccine test subject for a few thousand dollars. Ricki asks the question: What five things make up your personality islands? (An "Inside Out" reference that will be explained for those who never saw it.) This one is all over the place, but there are lots of laughs to be had!BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Panic In The Women's Bathroom, A 20-Something Doing Something, & Pandemic Loneliness

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 44:38

    Ricki had an eventful time at the indoor wedding she went to last weekend with a scary bathroom encounter. Ricki and Jake talk to an ambassador for the Gift of Life Marrow Registry. Jake has challenged himself to a month without romance and he's starting to feel preeetttyyyy lonely during this pandemic.BONUS: Hot Mess ExpressTo learn more about Gift of Life go to https://www.giftoflife.org. To sign up to get swabbed for the registry go to https://www.giftoflife.org/dc/brittney.

    Election Struggles, A Burning Question Answered & Does Your S.O. Really Know You?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 45:31

    Ricki and Jake talk about how they feel about this year's election. People won't stop asking Jake and Ricki if they've ever dated. Out of nowhere! Ricki's boyfriend messed up her food order so now she's wondering if he even knows her. How do you know your significant other truly knows you.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    The Most Boring Town in America, Pillow Talk, & Crappy Neighbors

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 42:08

    Ricki and Jake visit one of the most boring towns in America and record this week's podcast there. Jake's looking for a new pillow, which is apparently more of a process than you thought. Ricki confesses to intense people watching during quarantine and a tells her bad neighbor story.BONUS: Hot Mess Express

    Texting Disasters, An Existential Question, & Indoor Pandemic Weddings

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2020 56:45

    Jake's the worst texter to ever exist and he'll explain why. Ricki's going to an indoor wedding and she's feeling some type of way about it. Things get real when Jake asks a really DEEP hypothetical question.BONUS: Shower Thoughts

    Big Time Ideas, Making Internet Friends, & Job Updates

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2020 49:04

    Jake went on a lovely trip for his birthday weekend that's sparked a big idea for a new venture. Ricki's trying to figure out how to make an Internet friend after getting a VERY random DM from a girl on Twitter about poop. Ricki and Jake have updates/changes for Ricki's 5 jobs she's going to try out in the coming weeks. Bonus: Hot Mess Express (this one's a doozy)

    Ricki's Possible New Jobs, Double Lives, & Lifestyle Changes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2020 41:23

    Jake has created a list of FIVE jobs for Ricki to try, in hopes of helping her figure out what job she's going to take on next. Ricki found out what foods she's intolerant to and now she's gotta make some big lifestyle changes. Jake's friend found some sketchy sh*t on a dating site that they must discuss.BONUS: Shower Thoughts & A Movie Giveaway!Make sure you follow @20sdnpodcast on Instagram and Twitter so you can enter to win a free copy of a new movie that just came out (ya gotta listen/follow to find out which one)!

    A Career Crisis & Big Life Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 46:50

    Ricki is currently going through a bit of a career crisis, so she's enlisting Jake's help. She also has a pretty big announcement that involves her family.BONUS: We got a new Conductor of the Hot Mess Express!

    Adult Purchases, Terrible Landlord, & Annoying Qualities

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2020 41:03

    Jake may or may not have bought himself a car. Ricki notices a big issue with her rent deposit she received from her last apartment management. They both talk about their annoying qualities that a probably piss off their friends.BONUS: Shower Thoughts!Submit your Hot Mess Express stories to either our website 20sdnpodcast.com or DM us on Instagram/Twitter @20sdnpodcast.To watch Carla Marie and Anthony go to Twitch.tv/CarlaMarieandAnthony! Make sure you follow their channel.

    Strange E-mails, Driving Across America, & Car Shopping

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2020 62:08

    Ricki and Jake got a strange e-mail and they're not sure what to do about it. Ricki recaps her road trip with Carla Marie & Anthony-- Carla Marie joins to answer Jake's burning questions about the trip. Jake wants to buy a car and Ricki crushed his dreams-- per usual. BONUS: The first ever Conductor of the Hot Mess Express has been revealed! You can submit your Hot Mess Express story through our DM's @20sdnpodcast or on the website tab for Hot Mess Express (20sdnpodcast.com).To watch and listen to Carla Marie & Anthony on Twitch you can find them at Twitch.tv/CarlaMarieandAnthony or go to Twitch.tv and search "Carla Marie and Anthony".

    Matchmaker Mom, Random Tattoos, & Alien Porn

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2020 53:42

    Jake’s mom is trying to set him up with a girl she met, but he’s just not down for it. Ricki and Jake discuss their tattoos that they often forget about. They also learned all about porn analytics and are here to share some random info about Pornhub you may have never expected.BONUS: Shower Thoughts!

    Secret Admirers, The Hot Mess Express, & Making New Friends

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2020 54:28

    Ricki and Jake hit A LOT of topics in this one. There's a possibility Jake has a secret admirer, but only Ricki knows who. Jake gets a lesson on making new friends. And they have a new, fun segment called The Hot Mess Express.In between all that, Ricki talks about the weird thing she saw on her flight home and they debate on if you can be good at dating.

    Pandemic Realizations, Being a Best Man, & Unemployment Goals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2020 51:11

    Ricki and Jake have had some recent pandemic realizations. Jake's about to be a best man but is wondering... what the hell is a groom's cake? And Ricki's struggling to figure out her new unemployment goals.Be ready for the random banter at the end... it's a load of random.

    Confronting Ghosters & Life's Truths

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2020 60:56

    This one's DEEP... but still fun.Jake finally gets the chance to talk to some of the girls who have ghosted him during quarantine, while Ricki plays the role of "The Bachelor" host Chris Harrison. Then they break down an Instagram post about life's biggest truths.

    Phobias, Dating Woes, & Strip Club Food

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2020 42:15

    Dating is weird... so let's talk about it. What does ghosting mean to you? When should you define a relationship? How do you know you're leading someone on? All these questions are answered in this episode.Also, Ricki and Jake talk things that freak them out and strip club food. Bonus: Shower Thoughts!

    Drunk Rants, Crazy Grandmas, & Quarantine Birthdays

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2020 53:54

    WARNING: There is a drinking game that starts halfway through this episode and from that point on most things don't make sense. Hope you drink along so you can fully embrace the insanity.Ricki's pissed because she wants a birthday re-do & her grandma is trying to bribe her boyfriend to marry her. Jake starts to tell us about a crazy Hinge experience. Everything in between is a mess.

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