Leading you through all the relationships in your life every day. Anna & Raven answer couples' problems, discuss office politics, trouble with kids, and living life all through their unique humor and, often crazy, viewpoints. Listen weekdays 5-10am at AnnaAndRaven.com (https://www.annaandraven.com/) .
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Ticket prices to Disney are at an all time high, but one mom's attempt at saving some money had Anna shocked! (:15) If you're a single parent, how long do you wait before introducing someone new to your kids? Anna and Raven spoke to Child Psychologist Joe Schippa about how to address this sensitive topic. (2:57) It's an unspoken rule of public transportation that you are supposed to sit as far away from other passengers as possible, and if you don't respect that rule that's all I need to know about you! (6:32) Raven loves all things Outer Space, which Anna has always found both nerdy and amusing. Until she started watching the latest NASA livestream and became fascinated! (10:28) If you have multiple cars in your household, is there one that you think of as “yours”? Anna claims that she and her husband share both of their cars equally, which Raven thinks is nuts! (14:16) Hurricane Ian is bearing down on Florida, so Anna and Raven called her friend Rita from Naples FL to get a first-hand account! (21:45) It's time for a good old fashioned Diaper Derby! Producer Sean and Raven will battle it out to see who can put a diaper on a stuffed animal the fastest! (25:45) Charcuterie Boards are so 2021. The new craze in the homemade meat and cheese game is the Butter Board! (29:39) Mike and Grace will be traveling for a destination wedding for several days. Grace asked their neighbor to keep an eye on their daughters while they're gone. The girls are 16 and 13 years old. Mike says that he trusts the girls, they're great kids. He just is afraid that something will happen while they're gone, and they'll be alone. He wants to fly in Grace's mom to stay with them, but Grace thinks that's too much of a ask and unnecessary. What do you think? (36:46) Jackie has got a shot at $2700! All she has to do is beat Raven in pop culture trivia! (43:38)
It's always a little odd when your personal life crosses over with your work life, but for Anna, one creepy text message from a listener has got her a little spooked! (:30) Monday Night Football returns and there's no better gameday meal than wings! Chef Plum from the Food Network shares his go-to wing recipe with Anna and Raven! (3:31) Kids love to play with dogs, but if your kid is playing too rough and you don't do anything about it, that's all I need to know about you! (7:30) Are you up to date on this weeks biggest news stories? Anna and Raven will get you caught up on what's trending, including the controversy surrounding this year's Superbowl performer! (11:25) Have you ever seen something crazy go down in your place of worship? A viral video is going around right now that features a boujie Pastor dealing with a crazy church-goer! (15:25) Have you ever gotten your car stolen? Producer Jon woke up this morning and his car was nowhere to be found! (30:33) Patrick is fed up with the fact that his wife Alyssa always lies when they go out to restaurants when she tells the server that she has "severe allergies". She does not. She just doesn't want them to screw up her food modifications and she believes the restaurants take her more seriously if they're concerned it's a medical issue. Is she wrong for doing this? (42:00) Barbara has a shot at $2700! Can she beat Raven in pop culture trivia and claim the prize? (51:54)
Raven's wife, Alicia, returned from a girl's trip and has also been wrapped up in her son's new demolition derby hobby . Has Raven had enough time to make an impact during Alicia's busy schedule and earn a good grade? Raven's Report Card! Find out why he couldn't get an "A" this week in the podcast.
Anna lost something very valuable on vacation but has finally found it! Raven is skeptical about the reason why it was found though… (:30) Every Friday, Raven's wife Alicia calls in to give a Raven a grade o how he did as a husband that week! This week, Alicia is dealing with the aftermath of her girls trip that got interrupted by Fiona… (3:34) It's not good to feel rushed during a meal, butif you sit in the restaurant for hours after you've finished eating, that's all I need to know about you! (7:28) It's time to play Fired Friday! Tell Anna and Raven about the time you messed up at work and they'll try to guess if you got fired! (11:28) Would you ever let your child have a dangerous hobby? Raven's adult son has a new hobby and Anna can't believe Raven's wife is allowing it! (19:11) Remember Show and Tell from your childhood? Anna's younger daughter has her first show and tell coming up, so Anna decided to do it with the entire show too! (22:55) It's time for Mommy's Margarita Friday: Father's Day Edition! Moms (and Dads) share all the crazy things that their kids have put them through this week that have definitely earned them a margarita! (30:55) It's "We're Getting Married" week on the Couple's Court! Johnny and Megan are getting married! Johnny does not get along with Megan's best friend and does not want her to be here maid of honor. She has trash talked him in the past when they were going through a rough patch, she still isn't very nice to him, and he doesn't want her on the alter next to Megan. She says it's too late; she already asked her, and she's been here best friend since they were six. Can you demote a maid of honor to just a regular bridesmaid? (34:52) Linda has got a shot at $2500! All she has to do is beat Raven in pop culture trivia! (42:28)
Anna is doing something today that she hasn't done for an entire year and its got Raven fearing for her safety! (:30) What job do you look like you should have? Anna has noticed that most people think she looks more like a teacher or real estate agent than a radio host! (3:32) It's one thing if you're stuck in traffic, but if you're reading a magazine while driving full speed, that's all I need to know about you! (7:25) Are you up to date with this week's biggest news stories? Anna and Raven will get you caught up with what's trending, including the first major hurricane of the season! (11:24) Anna has three crazy news stories and Raven is going to pick one to talk about! Today his options are; a redundant FDA warning, a crime spree on the most wholesome street in America, and a family brawl over Chinese food! (15:16) Maroon 5's lead singer Adam Levine has gotten himself into trouble over some dirty DM's recently! But Anna has been having trouble telling the difference between the DM's and Maroon 5's lyrics! (18:37) Anna got a chance to play Fortnite with her nephew and the experience left her with more questions than answers! She asked David Thomas from TheFunBooks.com to educate her on the world of video games! (22:37) What's the most annoying thing your co-workers do? Anna and Raven got not one but two emails from a disgruntled co-worker, so they decided to play a game called “Reply All Roulette”! (29:39) It's "We're Getting Married!" week on Couple's Court! Matt and Sarah are having a disagreement about who should be responsible for their lost limo deposit. Matt's groomsmen used the same limo company that they hired for the wedding to drive them the night of Matt's bachelor party. The groomsmen trashed the bus and the limo company not only kept their $4000 deposit to cover the incidentals, but they canceled their contract for the wedding. Sarah thinks it's only fair for the seven groomsmen to split the cost of the deposit so they can hire a new company, Matt says it's unfortunate, but he can't expect the guys to pay. What do you think? (36:44) Chris thinks he's got what it takes to beat Raven in pop culture trivia! Can he succeed and win the $2400 jackpot? (44:33)
Adam Levine sent dirty DMs to a bunch of Instagram models, and they've come forward sharing what they said. It's time to play "Dirty DM or Maroon 5 lyric", can you decipher what's an actual DM that Adam sent versus a lyric from one of his songs?
Anna has been wanting to put together a neighborhood watch group for a long time, and now there has finally been an incident that may justify it! (:30) Running for political office can be a cutthroat business, but if you resort to release rap songs to win an election, that's all I need to know about you! (3:53) Anna has nothing against the Holiday Inn, but when she heard that one of the biggest celebrities in the world was staying at one, she refused to believe it! (7:54) Have you ever wished you were taller? According to a new study, 45% of men wish they were and a new surgery is promising to make it happen! (18:41) Hollywood is all about remakes these days, so Anna and Raven decided to remake a few movies of their own! The only difference is, all the actors are toddlers… (26:24) How can you tell the difference between living your best life and having a full blown mid-life crisis? A friend of Raven is going on an extravagant trip soon and Anna isn't sure if it's healthy or not… (30:21) It's "We're Getting Married" week on Couple's Court! Ben would like his ex-wife to attend their wedding to help supervise their six-year-old son. He thinks it'll be good for him to know that his mom is on board what dad getting remarried and being a part of the day. Dana feels that it's awkward to have his ex-wife at their wedding. What do you think? (37:56) Harry thinks he's got what it takes to beat Raven in pop culture trivia! Can he succeed and win the $2300 jackpot? (45:08)
Anna was in disbelief when a waiter told her what celebrity was staying next door at a Holiday Inn Express. What totally random place have you run into a celebrity!? You won't believe who was window shopping for a lasagna pan. Check out the podcast.
If you could pick a day off every week, what day would it be? One of the most famous athletes in the world has an unconventional day off, but Anna thinks it might be genius! (:30) Are you up to date on this week's biggest news stories? Anna and Raven will get you caught up on what's trending, including the controversial reason Adam Levine is back in the news! (2:55) Car accidents are stressful, but if you're the type of person who will hit and run, that's all I need to know about you! (6:51) Do you remember the first time you brought your kid to the ER? Producer Jon just had to take his son to the ER for the first time and it was an experience he'll never forget! (10:07) Are you up to date on your fall fashion? Anna invited her “stylist”, Erin Hermann and Lauren Perez from the Laurine Group, to discuss the latest fall trends! (25:27) The passing of the Queen has educated many Americans on British customs, but it also revealed who the Queen's secret pen pal was! (29:16) It's "We're Getting Married!" week on Couple's Court, all engaged couples! Stephanie had always dreamed of having an over-the-top Disney wedding, and George was very much aware of that. Now that they're actually planning their big day, he thinks it's too much and is embarrassed. She says it's not fair to her, he knew how important this was to her. What do you think? (36:58) Kathleen has got a shot at $2200! Can she beat Raven and claim the prize? (45:12)
Would you be more likely to get a tattoo if it was painless? A team of scientists just created a painless, permanent tattoo, but does that defeat the purpose? (:30) Even when there isn't a stop sign, pedestrians should always have the right of way, and if you ignore that rule that's all I need to know about you! (3:20) Have you ever had a gross smell that you couldn't get rid of? Anna has had a smell coming from her car for weeks now and she just discovered where it was coming from! (6:41) After discovering where the mystery smell in her car was coming from, Anna decided to play a game with Raven! He's going to have to smell a bunch of random objects blindfolded and see if he can identify them! (17:35) Do you sleep walk? Anna's daughter had a sleep-walking episode over the weekend and Anna almost didn't realize it was happening! (21:35) What happened to your old room after you moved out of your parents house? Raven's son has been out of the house for a few years, but his wife refuses to move any of his old stuff! (29:20) Bobby and Rachel are vegan and Rachel thinks it only makes sense to have a vegan wedding. It's their lifestyle and she thinks it'll be fun to share with their guests. Bobby disagrees and thinks you have to offer at least a chicken option otherwise people will be upset. What do you think? (35:53) Vanessa has got a shot at $2100! All she has to do is beat Raven in pop culture trivia! (42:57)
Anna watched her teenage daughter walk out the front door, and down the driveway, in the middle of the night- then she realized she was sleep walking! That was nothing compared to the times you were sleep walking. Check out these hilarious stories in the podcast.
The US and Canada are very similar countries in many ways. But there is one major dialectic difference that Anna can't wrap her head around. (:30) Every Friday, Raven's wife Alicia calls in to give Raven a grade on how he did as a husband that week! This week, Alicia is getting on a plane to go on a girls trip and Raven's grade will depend on how well he helped her prepare! (2:54) You don't necessarily need to say “bless you” every time someone sneezes, but if you say nothing that's all I need to know about you! (6:04) What's the weirdest thing you've ever snuck into a concert or event? Lots of people sneak snacks into a movie theater, but Producer Sean has found a way to sneak in a full meal! (9:55) Ae you up to date on this week's biggest news stories? Anna and Raven will get you caught up on what's trending, including the reason some Brits are camping out in the streets of London! (17:02) Does your child have what it takes to beat Raven in a trivia contest? If they can succeed they'll win a $100 Target gift card! But don't expect Raven to go easy on them… (20:18) Pumpkin Spice is everywhere this time of year, so Anna has decided to create some new recipes using everyone favorite fall seasoning! She even invited the Food Network's Chef Plum to judge her new creations! (24:06) It's time for Mommy's Margarita Friday: Father's Day Edition! Moms (and Dads) share all the crazy things that their kids have put them through this week that have definitely earned them a margarita! (27:56) Kevin can't stand his best friend's fiancée. He's been talking to a few of their mutual buddies and is plotting an "intervention" to tell him that they think she isn't good for him and that he's making a mistake. Kevin's wife, Amy, says you can't tell a grown man not to get married because you don't like her! Whose side are you on? (31:11) Greg has got a shot at $2000! Can he beat Raven in pop culture trivia and claim the prize? (38:51)
Anna has had some troublemakers in her neighborhood recently, but she has a solution. She's going to form a neighborhood watch! (:30) Anna has three crazy news stories and Raven in gonna pick one to get the details on! Today, all of his options involve animal attacks! (3:47) It's one thing to have a favorite restaurant, but if you're bringing a new date to that restaurant every single week, that's all I need to know about you! (7:46) Do you have a nervous tick? Anna only recently realized that she's been involuntarily causing herself physical harm! (11:33) Does your child have what it takes to beat Raven in a trivia contest? If they can succeed they'll win a $100 Target gift card! But don't expect Raven to go easy on them… (22:48) Lots of celebrities have odd requests, but what about actual royalty? Anna couldn't believe the odd things that King Charles demands he have on a daily basis! (25:44) What are you low key famous for? Anna got recognized the other day, but it wasn't for being on the radio! (29:12) Hannah's 14-year-old stepson has been unruly. Leaves his room a massive mess, food in his bedroom, dirty clothes all over the house. Hannah tried to discipline him, and his mother reached out and told her it was not her place to yell at her son. Hannah's husband, Eric, says he will talk to his son but agrees that it's not Hannah's position to yell at his son. His argument is that it's a sensitive time and it's better for her to back off and let him be. What do you think? (36:29) Darlene thinks she's got what it takes to beat Raven in pop culture trivia! Can she succeed and win the $1900 jackpot? (45:37)
All eyes on the Royals as they mourn the Queen and it seems the stories reported keep getting stranger and stranger... like today's list of King Charles demands for his butlers. Do you think these are out of line? Check out the podcast. Image Source: Getty Images
Experts say there's a solution to get your baby to stop crying and sleep- and it'll take 13 minutes. But listeners have been suggesting tactics for Anna to deal with her toddler's tantrums, how have they been working? Catch up with the podcast!
When you cancel on someone, should you email, call, or text? Anna had someone cancel on her for an important event recently and she feels that the method of communication used was inappropriate! (:30) Everyone wants to feel powerful and attractive right? Anna has found a failsafe way to give you more confidence, but Raven is skeptical… (3:33) If you're an adult, you should be able to use a public restroom without making a mess, and if you can't then that's all I need to know about you! (7:27) Did your parents have any special rules when you first got your license? Anna would normally never take parenting advice from a celebrity, but one famous Chef has a driving rule for his kids that she might steal! (11:25) Does your child have what it takes to beat Raven in a trivia contest? If they can succeed they'll win a $100 Target gift card! But don't expect Raven to go easy on them… (23:04) Parenting advice is tough, because every kid is different. But Anna got one piece of advice from a listener recently that actually worked! (26:40) Football season is back, but what if you're one of those people that knows absolutely nothing about football? Tom Rock from Newsday gives Anna three pieces of football knowledge that you can use to make yourself look knowledgeable! (30:39) Anna has been on a mission this week. After a listener pointed out how often they see one particular piece of garbage, Anna is determined to do something about it! (34:28) Sarah and Jack host a weekly "dog meet up" for all their neighbors on their property. It's six dogs from their street. A new puppy (and new neighbors!) recently joined and Jack thinks that their puppy misbehaves and wants to ask them to stop coming. The dog nips at the other dogs, causes problems, goes to the bathroom all over their yard. Sarah says it's rude to the neighbors! They're new puppy owners, they'll learn how to teach their dog to behave. What would you do? (37:38) Matt has got a shot at $1800! Can he beat Raven in pop culture trivia and claim the prize? (46:11)
Did we fix the plastic straw problem? Anna noticed that she rarely sees paper straws anymore and is wondering if that means the “crisis” is over? (0:30) We're all going to be rich! Anna and Raven read that certain 2004 Wisconsin quarters are selling for up to $2500, so they've tasked Producer Sean with counting out their respective piggy banks! (3:30) Scooters are fun, but if you're flying down the sidewalk on an electric scooter at 30mph, that's all I need to know about you! (6:42) What's the weirdest thing you've found underneath your house? Anna read a story about one family that found literal human remains under their home! What would you even do in that situation? (10:35) The Emmy's were last night and by modern awards show standards they were pretty drama-free. But one moment left Anna in tears and she still can't watch it this morning without tearing up! (18:17) Does your child have what it takes to beat Raven in a trivia contest? If they can succeed they'll win a $100 Target gift card! But don't expect Raven to go easy on them… (22:31) Producer Sean is still counting out Anna and Raven's change, looking for the elusive valuable quarter! He claims to have found something interesting in Raven's coin stash… (26:06) Rob and Jenny have a 13 year old daughter who's friend has invited her on a trip during Christmas break. Jenny says no way, Christmas is supposed to be a time for family, she should absolutely stay home. Rob thinks they should let her go though, its only for a few days and if they say no, she'll be miserable the whole time anyway! Whose side are you on? (29:25) Maureen has a shot at the $1,700 jackpot! Does she have what it takes to stop Raven's win streak and win all the cash!? (36:13) When do your kids stop believing your lies? Anna read a study that says that your children can tell when you're lying at a much earlier age than she thought! (39:26) The Queen's passing has stirred up all kinds of drama in the UK, and now it's even resulted in an angry audience-goer getting arrested! (43:07) Producer Sean has been going through Anna and Raven's coin collections all day, looking for a very valuable Wisconsin quarter. After looking all day, the big reveal is finally here! (46:21)
After Anna's friend used a pet psychic to contact her late cat, she was fascinated that there are people that can communicate with late pets. How does it work? What do the pets say? Pet psychic Laura Stinchfield has answers. Check out the podcast.
Have you ever called 911 before? Anna had to call it for the first time ever this morning! (:30) Would you and your spouse consider sleeping in separate beds? Raven and his wife tried it over the weekend! (3:57) Being lazy on the weekend is nice, but if you're wearing the same clothes that you did the day before, that's all I need to know about you! (7:23) School lunches can be tough to put together for anyone, but what if you're a professional chef? Anna and Raven spoke to the Food Network's Chef Plum about how he puts a lunch together for his kids! (10:26) Do you use dental floss picks? Lots of people are addicted to them and after talking to a caller last week, Anna and Raven have started seeing them everywhere… (13:54) Are you up to date on this week's biggest news stories? Anna and Raven will get you caught up on what's trending, including the reason that Queen Elizabeth's dogs are in the news! (17:20) Does your child have what it takes to beat Raven in a trivia contest? If they can succeed they'll win a $100 Target gift card! But don't expect Raven to go easy on them… (20:54) Have you ever wondered what your pet is thinking? Anna and Raven spoke to animal psychic Laura Stinchfield to get some insights on the inner thoughts of our pets! (24:05) What do you find attractive in a partner? Producer Jon is dating, but he has one odd trait that he looks for in a prospective date! (28:05) Fred has purposely started slacking off at work and is actively trying to get fired so he can collect a severance. He can't stand his job. His wife, Brooke, is horrified and thinks he should just look for another job, not "quiet quit" the one he currently has. It's unprofessional. He says it's how corporate America works. What do you think? (35:14) Samantha thinks she has what it takes to beat Raven in pop culture trivia! Can she succeed and win the $1600 jackpot? (43:39)
If a psychic told you to do something, would you? Your gender may be a big factor in whether or not you take their advice, but not in the way you think… (:30) Every Friday, Raven's wife Alicia calls in to the show to give Raven a grade on how he did as a husband that week! This week, Raven's new sleeping habits have got Alicia losing sleep, and it's definitely going to affect his grade! (3:49) Filters are a fun tool to use on social media sometimes, but if you have a filter on every single picture, that's all I need to know about you! (7:35) Are you up to date on this weeks biggest news stories? Anna and Raven will get you caught up on what's trending and today it's all about the loss of a beloved global leader! (11:46) Looking for a new job? Resume's can be tough to put together, so Anna and Raven spoke to career coach Ken Coleman to find out the phrases that you should never use on your resume! (15:41) What lies did your parents tell you as a child? Anna has a few white lies that she tells to her younger daughter, but it's nothing compared to what her parents used to say to her! (19:37) The passing of Queen Elizabeth is a sad occasion, but Anna found a silver lining in one beautiful picture that was taken yesterday! (27:08) It's time for Mommy's Margarita Friday: Father's Day Edition! Moms (and Dads) share all the crazy things that their kids have put them through this week that have definitely earned them a margarita! (31:08) Most Americans have only a passing interest in the British monarchy, so after the passing of Queen Elizabeth, Anna and Raven turned to their resident UK Expert, Rachel Lampen, to get a true Brit's perspective! (35:08) Matt has a real problem with his fifteen-year-old daughter wearing crop tops to school. He says it's not appropriate for the school, but his wife disagrees. Mom (Melissa) says it's what all the kids are wearing and he's being unreasonable. What's the difference if she wears it out with friends versus school? What do you think? (39:04) Lindsay has got a shot at $1500! Can she beat Raven in pop culture trivia and claim the prize? (46:07)
What temperature do you set your thermometer too? Anna keeps her's relatively high at 72, but Producers' Sean and Jon both keep their respective houses at artic temperatures! (:15) Smoking can be a tough habit to quit, but if you're still smoking in crowded areas that's all I need to know about you! (3:22) How many key tags do you have? Most people have a discount card to their local grocery store or gym, but Raven has over 18 tags on his key chain! (6:17) What was your moment of glory? A British man has assembled some of his childhood friends to relive a glorious sports moment that ended in controversy… (10:05) Anna has three crazy news stories and Raven is gonna pick one to talk about! Today his options are; another Florida gator story, a woman claims she was arrested for being hot, and a potential chess cheater! (21:17) How do you keep your hair looking healthy and smooth? One major celebrity uses a very controversial (and smelly) method, so Anna decided to try it out! (25:47) They say that your targeted ads on Instagram can say a lot about who you are as a person! Anna decided to have the whole show scroll through their ads and Producer Jon ended up getting caught in an awkward situation! (29:27) Are you up to date on this weeks biggest news stories? Anna and Raven will get you caught up on what's trending, including the reason that Raven is so excited to watch TV later! (33:01) Eric and Amanda have been dating for a couple of years and recently Amanda noticed that Eric still has pictures of his ex-girlfriend in his camera roll on his phone. She thinks it's odd and wants him to delete the pictures. He says it was a time of his life, he loves the way he looks in the pictures, and keeping them has nothing to do with his ex, why would he delete them? What do you think? (36:16) Joe has got a shot at $1400! Can he beat Raven in pop culture trivia and claim the prize? (44:24)
Anna got into some trouble with her daughter's school for a silly reason! Have you ever gotten into trouble with your child's school? Hear everything you had to say in the podcast and decide for yourself if these rules are dumb or not.
Have you ever been stalking someone online and accidentally hit “like” on a picture? Don't panic! According to psychologist Britt Frank, there is a science to stalking and how to do it correctly! Image Source: Getty Images
If you were super rich, what would you never do again? Anna read a story about one of the richest women in the world doing something with her kids that Anna would never do if she had that kind of money! (:30) Have you ever been stalking someone online and accidentally hit “like” on a picture? Don't panic! According to psychologist Brit Frank, there is a science to stalking and how to do it correctly! (3:32) Emotional support animals are nice, but if yours is a deadly predator, that's all I need to know about you! (7:13) Have you ever felt a little depressed following a vacation? It happens to everybody, but Anna found an article about some ways to avoid the post-vacation blues! (10:30) Have you ever been stood up on a date? It just happened to Producer Jon last weekend and Anna wants to know everything! (14:31) Kids get into trouble in school all the time, but have you ever gotten into trouble at your kids' school? Anna managed to get herself into trouble with her daughter's school on the very first day! (18:30) Anna and Raven have a Christmas movie coming out! No, seriously. The trailer for “Santa's 2nd Wife” has officially been released, but it's got Raven feeling a little upset! (26:19) Are you a list maker? It's a great way to keep yourself organized, but Producer Sean makes lists of something completely bizarre! (30:19) Sean and Dominque have five-year-old twins that want to have separate birthday parties. One would like a trampoline birthday party, the other wants a horse-riding party. Sean says no way, they can compromise and have one shared birthday party. It's too expensive! Dominque says they are at the age where they need to be individuals and should be able to have separate parties with each of their interests. What would you do? (37:37) Kristen has got a shot at $1300! Can she beat Raven in pop culture trivia and claim the prize? (45:25)