The Sunday Scaries Podcast

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A wellness and self-care podcast for those with blurry Friday and Saturday nights. Hosted by Will deFries, The Sunday Scaries Podcast is your cure for the Sunday blues — the anxiety that sets in on Sunday nights with the impending return to the office, school, or work.

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The Ten Commandments of Weddings, Perfection vs. Greatness, and Martha Stewart's Instagram
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Looking at the world through the lens of Martha Stewart's Instagram account, The Ten Commandments of Wedding Season, and how we often stunt our personal progress by seeking perfection.

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Jul 25, 2021
All About Interiors with Joyce Pickens (JDP Interiors)
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Los Angeles-based interior designer Joyce Pickens joins us to discuss how to buy a couch that lasts longer than a year, rules for buying a rug that fits your place, making the most out of a small space, her most-hated current design trends, and so much more. She talks the beginning stages of starting her own business and how she spends her Sunday.

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JDP Interiors on Instagram: www.instagram.com/jdpinteriors

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Jul 18, 2021
The Travel Episode with Katie Griffin (Luxe & Nyx)
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On a rainy day in Northern Michigan, Will sits down with long-time friend and travel expert Katie Griffin. Founder and Chief Designer at Luxe & Nyx, Katie discusses her passion for traveling the world, starting a travel business in the midst of a pandemic, and how her business actually works. She also answers several travel-related listener questions ranging from the best time to book flights to the best and worst airports for Sunday Scaries to  top-three must-have carry-on items. Oh, and of course, how she spends her Sundays.

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Jul 11, 2021
Go-To Athleisure, Apartment Shopping, Comparison Anxiety, and More Listener Questions
2118

This month's listener questions include (but are not limited to) go-to athleisure items, ranking brunch drinks, beating restlessness, Sunday tasks to set yourself up for a productive week, tips for planning a trip to the United Kingdom, beating writer's block, shower routines, rainy day activities, dream vacations, the toughest part of being new parents, and dealing with anxiety derived from comparisons to others.

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Jul 04, 2021
Therapy, Apartment Pools, and Worth The Splurge: Aesop Body Care
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Breaking down every single person you'll see at your apartment pool, whether or not the high price for Aesop products is worth it, and how The Sopranos and Twitter have normalized therapy for people on the edge (like myself).

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Jun 27, 2021
A Sunday in New York City (with Brett Merriman)
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Everyone’s version of New York City is a different one. From the brownstones in Brooklyn to the tourists in Times Square, you’d be hard-pressed to find two people whose views of the city perfectly align. This week, Brett Merriman joins me to describe his experience as a 22-year-old who moved to New York City with nothing — tips for moving there yourself, his favorite go-to spots, and how he spends his Sundays.

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Jun 20, 2021
A Sunday Conversation with Tim Howard
2122

Legendary goalkeeper and soccer analyst Tim Howard joins Will this week to talk everything from his personal style, his passion for doing crossword puzzles, his experience living in Europe, and more. They also dive into some soccer talk as well — the first time going live on NBCSN, big-name interview nerves, pre-match nerves and preparation, unwinding after a big win, and his dream jersey swap candidates. Oh, and of course, how Tim spends his ideal Sundays.

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Jun 13, 2021
Best Hungover Purchases, Feeling Stagnant at Work, Turning 30, and More Listener Questions
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This month's listener questions include (but are not limited to) the best hungover purchases, beach bag necessities, splitting up chores with your partner, decorating your place for summer, favorite accessories, where Will would live if he left Austin, feeling stagnant in your career, annual reviews, decompressing with Sunday obligations looming, turning 30, getting into soccer, and being proud of your accomplishments.

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Jun 06, 2021
The Long Weekend Talk-Down, Ten Commandments of Vacation, and Summer Body Tips
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It's the Sunday of a long weekend which means this podcast may be needed more than ever. But with summer upon us, Will brings some tips for getting your body pool-ready (without going to the gym), explains The Ten Commandments of Going on Vacation, and does a brief meditative talk-down for anyone who may have gone too hard this holiday weekend.

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May 30, 2021
The Zen of Fly Fishing with Charlie Schoennher (Black Dog River Guides)
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Charlie Schoenherr is a teacher and fly fishing guide in Colorado who recently started Black Dog Outfitters, a premier fly fishing outfitter and guide service in the Vail Valley. Friends for years now, Will sits down with Charlie to discuss all things fly fishing — the relaxation of being on the river, why he loves the sport, how others can get into it more easily, camaraderie, conservation, starting a new business, and how Charlie spends an ideal Sunday.

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May 23, 2021
Burning Bridges, Spring Cocktail Recipes, and Patagonia Baggies
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The rising popularity of Patagonia Baggies and why they should be a staple in your summer wardrobe, spring cocktail recipes that aren't just Aperol Spritzes, and why sometimes burning bridges professionally outweighs maintaining destructive relationships.

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May 16, 2021
The One About Bachelor Parties with Madison Vessels (The Bach App)
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Guys are notoriously terrible at planning and organizing. And that's never more evident than when the band gets back together for a trademark bachelor party. This week, Will was joined by Madison Vessels of The Bach App to discuss how to plan a seamless bachelor party — the best cities, can't-miss tasks, planning tips, and more. Madison also runs through her ideal Sundays which include chagaccinos and Love Island UK.

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May 09, 2021
Moving In Together, Stress-Free Moving Tips, Small Indulgences, and More Listener Questions
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This month's listener questions include (but are not limited to) stress-free tips for moving, choosing a bottle of wine to bring to someone's house for dinner, advice for moving in with your significant other, fragrances for men, being friends with your ex, ranking the Sunday Scaries line of candles, the best yard games for a low key Sunday, and a list of small joys that inspire happiness.

If this week's episode sounds a bit different and a little more raw, it's because Will had the joy of welcoming his first child into the world the week prior. And perhaps that's why he sounds a bit tired as well. See you next Sunday.

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May 02, 2021
The One About Bachelorette Parties
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With more than twenty bachelorette parties under her belt, Sally deFries joins us this week to discuss all things bachelorette parties — the best destinations (both cliche and non-cliche), tips to avoid the nightmares of planning it all yourself, her ideal bachelorette party, non-drinking activities to plan, and group dynamics.

Will also does some rapid-fire questions with her including the perfect number of people for a bachelorette party, foreign destinations, two nights vs. three nights, hometown parties, and the most overrated and hated trends.

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Apr 25, 2021
The Worst Monday Chores, Relocating For Work, and Online Habits
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This week, Will dives into the absolute worst chores to leave yourself for Monday after having a lazy Sunday, how our online habits shape our lives, and a rumination on relocating for work or moving for a job.

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Apr 18, 2021
The New Sunday Scaries Candle Line, Relaxing Instagram Follows, and The Best Naps
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A very special Sunday where Will unveils the brand new Vellabox x Sunday Scaries scented candle line including Sunday Scaries, Panic Room, Two-Day Hangover, and Rom-Com. He also discusses his favorite types of naps (which are admittedly limited) and some recent relaxing Instagram accounts that may be worth a follow.

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Apr 11, 2021
Ranking Airport Drinks, Best Sunday Albums, The 'Selfish Years' and More Listener Questions
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In this month's listener questions, Will dives into ranking his favorite airport drinks, when the Scaries begin to creep in on Saturday instead of Sunday, series to watch while stuck at home for an extended period of time, what's on his spring shopping list, the biggest deli flexes for a Sunday afternoon, the concept of "selfish years," the best albums for an anxious night, his least favorite relaxation strategy, being financially prepared to pursue entrepreneurial efforts, what he's most excited about (and most nervous about) when it comes to being a parent, and losing friends.

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Apr 04, 2021
Apartment Flexes, Boredom Beers, and Norwegian Hangover Anxiety
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How to make your apartment look high-end without having to be rich, the beauty of a beer that's cracked for no other reason than pure boredom, and the Norwegian term "Fylleangst," their way of describing "the anxiety that comes with a hangover."

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Mar 28, 2021
Spring Scented Candles, Steam Showers, and The Temptation of Thursdays
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With spring in the air, Will decided to finally offer some spring scented candle recommendations. Additionally, discusses the addictive benefits of steam showers and why Thursday is possibly the most dangerous night of the week when it comes to going out.

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Mar 21, 2021
Complaining About Work, Morning People, Post-Bender Decompressing, and More Listener Questions
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Will takes some listener questions with regard to the ultimate way to decompress after an out-of-town bender, starting a job you don't love, complaining about work productively, pre-marital counseling, his favorite appetizers to order for the table, only shopping at J. Crew, most hated Sunday chores, becoming a morning person, and how to know if starting your own business is a good idea.

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Mar 14, 2021
A Sunday Conversation with Dating & Relationship Coach Ashley Kelsch
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Will was joined by Ashley Kelsch — a dating and relationship coach out of Austin, Texas — to discuss all things, well, dating. Ashley's unique approach to dating goes beyond simple advice and dives into her client's beliefs and inner-workings. While still confronting topics like long-distance relationships and The Friend Zone, the two have a conversation that feels much larger than your typical dating conundrums. 

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Mar 07, 2021
The One About Pregnancy
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Will is joined by his wife, Sally, to discuss some important personal news — they're expecting a child. From discussing the expectations and realities of being pregnant to what kind of parents they want to be, the two have a very honest conversation about an experience they could have never dreamt of preparing for. 

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Feb 28, 2021
Quitting Your Job, Hungover 'Healthy' Choices, and Austin's Freeze
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This week's episode begins with the lay of the land when it comes to the horrific week in Austin and all around Texas. If you have the means to donate, please see some resources below. Thank you to everyone who has reached out, donated, or helped in other ways. Will also dives into the emotions that go into quitting a job (or anything for that matter) and the faux-healthy decisions we make while hungover.

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Feb 21, 2021
Stress Cleaning, The Ten Commandments of Working From Home, and Being Nice Online
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A look at why frantically cleaning can help reduce your stress, The Ten Commandments of Working From Home, and why you should consider being just a little bit nicer online (or just not say anything at all).

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Feb 14, 2021
Bar Cart Starter Tips, Nostalgic Emotions, Seasonal Cocktails, and More Listener Questions
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For this month's listener questions, Will discusses his favorite cocktails by season, the filters used on the Sunday Scaries Instagram account, bedroom staples for post-grad guys, bar cart start tips, Sunday routines that simply haven't worked, puppy tips for apartment dwellers, cooking vs. takeout on Sundays, house shoes, the ideal Sunday breakfast (both healthy and unhealthy), being single in a snowstorm, and the mental effects of nostalgia.

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Feb 07, 2021
Work Spouses, Celebrity Morning Routines, and The Destructive Relaxation of TiktTok
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The various morning routines of celebrities like Queen Elizabeth and Martha Stewart, why relaxing videos on TikTok aren't as satisfying as we originally thought, and a tribute to a long-lost staple of office life—the work spouse.

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Jan 31, 2021
The Interior Design Episode with Phil Battaglia
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Using their amateur interior design prowess, Phil Battaglia (of Club Cool) joins Will to field questions from listeners relating to all things interior design. Over a few glasses of red wine, they discussed classing up your apartment as a mid-20s dude, how to buy rugs, their least favorite decorating trends, which interior accounts they follow, what to look for in a good coffee table, artwork for minimalist spaces, expensive design classics vs. trendy buys, and more.

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Jan 24, 2021
Sunday Night Dates, Meditative Television, and Bathrobes
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Why you should consider a robe for your next big luxury comfort investment, a look at two new shows bringing meditation to Netflix and HBO, and why Sunday night is the worst possible night for a date.

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Jan 17, 2021
The Anxiety of Text Purgatory, Staycation Relaxation, and Menubating
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The five stages of grief after sending a risky text message, the relaxation of scanning restaurant menus ahead of a night out, and a case for considering booking a staycation.

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Jan 10, 2021
The Future of Sunday Scaries, Losing Motivation at Work, Dry January Tips, and More Listener Questions
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We start this year off with listener questions that include what's in store for Sunday Scaries in 2021, strategies for a Sunday morning grocery run, tips for Dry January, how to get your motivation at work back, which famous person Will would switch lives with, how to break it to your roommate that you want to live alone, matches vs. lighters, Will's best hungover movie experience, the biggest accomplishments of Sunday Scaries as a brand, and more.

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Jan 03, 2021
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? (Ft. Sally deFries)
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Will's wife, Sally, joins him to talk all things New Year's. Whether or not New Year's Eve is actually overrated, the most popular New Year's resolutions, starting the year doing a fad diet or "Sober January," grading Will's 2020 New Year's resolutions, December 31st weddings, and more.

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Dec 20, 2020
Ten Commandments of Scented Candles, 2021 Wellness Trends, and Hot Toddies
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It's finally happened — The Ten Commandments of Scented Candles. Additionally, Will discusses the history of hot toddies and dives into a list of potential wellness and self-care trends for 2021.

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Dec 13, 2020
The 2020 Sunday Scaries Holiday Gift Guide
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Our resident in-house style expert Barett Dudley joins us once again to discuss all things gifts as we dive headfirst into the holiday season. From practical to nostalgic and frugal to outrageously expensive, Will and Barrett comb through their Christmas lists and gift ideas ranging from home goods, style, and more.

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Dec 06, 2020
Physical Insecurities, Imposter Syndrome, Sunday Spirals, and More Listener Questions
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Shop the restocked Sunday Scaries Scented Candle Set: www.vellabox.com/sundayscaries A series of listener-submitted questions including (but not limited to)spiraling on Sundays, encountering Imposter Syndrome at work, something we do on Sundays that we should do every day, what Will's iPhone home screen looks like, getting diagnosed with mental health issues, Christmas Eve and Christmas family traditions, the perfect bloody mary garnishes, tips for working from home with a puppy, how Will's wife has influenced his style, conquering physical insecurities, how Will got his start in podcasting, and more.

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Nov 29, 2020
Blackout Wednesday, British Country Clothing, and Weekend Warrior Syndrome
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Shop the restocked Sunday Scaries Scented Candle Set: www.vellabox.com/sundayscaries A look at the classic British countryside clothing staples you've recently seen in The Crown, Weekend Warrior Syndrome and how it applies to mid-twenties binge-drinking, and a poetic tribute to the biggest bar night of the year: 'Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Lumin: www.luminskin.com/scaries (first month FREE) Grammarly: www.grammarly.com/scaries (20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 22, 2020
Incense 101, Goop's Overpriced Gift Guide, and Losing An Inspiration
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Will breaks down his recent dip into the world of incense, goes through some of the most ridiculous items from Goop's holiday gift guides, and recounts the loss of Man Repeller — one of his earliest inspirations in the online media world. * * * Get Sunday Scaries Email Updates: www.sunday-scaries.com/sign-up Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Proper: www.getproper.com (SCARIES for discount) Hawthorne: www.hawthorne.co (SCARIES for 10% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 15, 2020
The Fall Food Episode with Kayla Haby (@thebitchinchef)
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Kayla (also known as The Bitchin Chef) joins Will yet again to talk all things fall food — her Mount Rushmore of fall foods, F/Marry/Kill: Fall Food Edition, her stance on pumpkin, tips and tricks for making the perfect pie crust, Thanksgiving staples, what to make for Friendsgiving when you're lazy or can't cook, and more. Buy Kayla's Holiday Handbook (Vol 1): https://gumroad.com/l/aSaxH Firstleaf Wine Club: www.tryfirstleaf.com/scaries (SIX bottles for $29.95) Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries ($15 off!) * * * Kayla's Instagram: www.instagram.com/kayhaby The Bitchin Chef on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thebitchinchef Kayla's Recipes: www.thebitchinchef.com Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 08, 2020
Cheating On Your Employer, Hungover IVs, Fall Footwear, and More Listener Questions
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This week, a bunch of listener questions including (but not limited to) what's in my fall weekender bag, how to navigate a job you hate, applying for jobs behind your employer's back, Sunday workouts and stretching routines, things I wish I knew at 25, stand-up specials, post-hangover IV drips, the best way to communicate in a long-distance relationship, colognes and perfumes, and the best all-around fall footwear. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off your first box) Grammarly: www.grammarly.com/scaries (20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 01, 2020
Panic Room Worst-Case Scenarios, Personal Uniforms, and High-End Hand Soap
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Ever wanted to do a deep-dive into the "it" soaps of the world? Perfect, you'll love this week's episode. Will also discusses the uniforms of Steve Jobs and other founders, and the absolute worst things that can happen to you on a Sunday night. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Theragun: www.theragun.com/scaries Hawthorne: www.hawthorne.co (SCARIES for 10% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 25, 2020
Getting Into Jazz Music, Overthinking Unfollowing People, and Corporate Workcations
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My lifelong trip of getting into jazz music (and how you should be doing it too), the thought process of unfollowing someone on Instagram, and the terrible trend of "workcations" — the yoga retreat of the corporate world. If you missed the Varsity Sweatshirt drop: www.sunday-scaries.com/sign-up Will's Jazz Playlist: https://spoti.fi/31gEBcm * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES at checkout for $35 off your order) Uncommon Goods: www.uncommongoods.com/scaries (15% off anything) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 17, 2020
A (Very) Special Announcement, Bloody Marys, and Early Morning Productivity
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A very special announcement about the Sunday Scaries x Vellabox scented candle box, the history of Bloody Marys, and harnessing your productivity by finding the perfect time of the day to get things done. The official candles (and wick trimmer!) of Sunday Scaries: www.vellabox.com/sundayscaries * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 11, 2020
Favorite Fall Movies, Seasonal Depression, Sunday Dates, and More Listener Questions
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A bunch of listener questions — the best fall movies, the fall recipes I'm most excited to make, looking back at the writing I've done in the past, bar cart essentials, going on Sunday dates, advice for newly married couples, tips for planning a trip abroad, weight loss and dieting tips, advice for lowering your screen time, "survival activities" for winter quarantine, coping with seasonal depression, and what's on my bedside table. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 04, 2020
The Fall Fashion Episode with Barrett Dudley
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With cooler weather on the horizon, Club Cool's Barrett Dudley joins Will to discuss all things fall fashion. Together they run through their Mount Rushmores of Fall Fashion, discuss Barbour and Aime Leon Dore collaborations, Yellowstone fits, recap recent/potential purchases, and break down the best fall footwear. * * * Follow Barrett: www.instagram.com/barrettdudley Listen to Club Cool: https://apple.co/2S0SINP Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 27, 2020
The Five Stages of Waiting for a Package, Sleeping with the TV On, and In-Apartment Steaks
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The five stages of waiting for a package to arrive, the pros and cons of falling asleep with the television on, and how to prepare a steak in your apartment without setting off the fire alarms. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Lumin: www.luminskin.com/scaries (one-month free trial!) Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES for $35 off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 20, 2020
A Sunday Conversation with Kayla Haby (@thebitchinchef)
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When it comes to cooking some good Sunday comfort food, look no further than this week's guest, Kayla Haby — also known as The Bitchin Chef. Friends and former coworkers, Will and Kayla dive into her new cooking venture, her favorite go-to recipes, her recent viral tweet about Schmidt from 'New Girl,' her passion for robes, and so much more. * * * Kayla's Instagram: www.instagram.com/kayhaby The Bitchin Chef on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thebitchinchef Kayla's Recipes: www.thebitchinchef.com Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 13, 2020
Groutfits, Breakfast Teas, and Jam Bands
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A tribute to a staple of lazy Sundays — groutfits, a breakdown of the various types of breakfast teas, and why you should never miss a Sunday show (whether you're at a concert or in the comfort of your living room). * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 06, 2020
Fall Outfits, Candle Tips, Go-To Recipes, and More Fall-Themed Listener Questions
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This month's fall-themed listener questions include my ideal fall outfit, the best seasonal beers and cocktails, how to stop your candles from tunneling, my favorite ice creams, the best songs on Taylor Swift's Folklore, go-to recipes throughout the week, what my Saturdays look like, the ideal dinner party, best Frasier episodes, which city I'd like to spend a year in, how I learned about fonts and typography, and the ideal fall Sunday. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES for $35 off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 30, 2020
A Hangover Safe Haven, Goop's Guide to Sunday Scaries, and Acting Impulsively
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A breakdown of Goop's 'Toolbox To Keep The Sunday Scaries At Bay,' why museums are an underrated place to nurse a nagging hangover, and why you should probably wait a few hours before you send that email. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 23, 2020
Charcuterie 101 with Sally, Worst People at Group Dinners, and Relaxing YouTube Videos
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We begin this week with the five worst people to get seated next to at a group dinner before exploring the relaxing world of YouTube meditation videos. To cap things off, Will's wife Sally joins to discuss everything charcuterie — the meats, the cheeses, the arrangement, and so much more. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Lumin: www.luminskin.com/scaries (first month FREE) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 16, 2020
What's The Most Aesthetically Pleasing Summer Movie?
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From "Call Me By Your Name" to "Something's Gotta Give," this episode discusses the three most aesthetically pleasing summer movies for a night in. On the back-end of the episode, Will celebrates the seven-year anniversary of the Sunday Scaries brand by imploring you to pursue something you love in an effort to surprise yourself. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries ($15 off and free two-day shipping) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 09, 2020
Sunday Reads, Weed for Hangovers, Counseling, and More Listener Questions
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This month's listener questions include my favorite "famous person" interaction, my go-to Peloton setup, thoughts on pre-marital counseling, how old is too old to use weed as a hangover cure, a review of the Kacey Musgrave's "Slow Burn" candle, some Sunday reads for a lazy Sunday, my photo editing sequence, life sports and hobbies to adopt, how to keep your job fresh, celebratory rituals, and more. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) Omax Health: www.omaxhealth.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 02, 2020
Martinis, Pre–Vacation Anxiety, and Setting Personal Goals
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A brief homage and perspective on the classic martini, why I always seem to feel anxious in the days leading up to a vacation, and checking in on some New Year's resolutions I made while hungover on January 1st. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES for $35 off) Lumin: www.luminskin.com/scaries (one-month free trial of everything you need to start your skincare journey at-home) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jul 19, 2020
Celebrity Hangover Cures, Group Photo Tips, and Demi Moore's Bathroom
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How to take group photos for people without being asked to re-do it, the various hangover cures used by celebrities from Hugh Grant to Khloe Kardashian, and why Demi Moore's bathroom got so much media attention this week. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries (FREE visit) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jul 12, 2020
Getting Micromanaged, Small Apartments, Phone Cases, and More Listener Questions
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This week's listener questions include (but are not limited to) my go-to deli sandwich orders, how I got into European soccer, tips for living in a small apartment, publishing future short stories, whether or not it's okay to listen to this podcast on Monday mornings, my favorite topics to share over the years, phone case preferences, my quarantine Panic Room, activities I do with my wife in quarantine, and working for a micromanager. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (code SCARIES for 20% off) Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES for $35 off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jul 05, 2020
This Episode Smells Like A Goop Candle
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Three summer scented candle recommendations ranging from Big Sur to orgasms and whether or not multitasking actually helps or increases productivity. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Raycon: www.buyraycon.com/scaries (SCARIES15 of 15% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 28, 2020
Five (More) Stories About Starting A Relationship In Quarantine
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On the heel's of last week's episode describing the budding relationships of real listeners in quarantine, we return this week with five more stories of love in a time of isolation. From matchmaking to uncertainty to an accidental "I love you," each of these stories is the raw detailing of how it's not, in fact, impossible to find love despite a complete lack of human interaction. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Raycon: www.buyraycon.com/scaries (SCARIES15 of 15% off) Manscaped: www.manscaped.com (SCARIES for 20% Off + Free Shipping) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 21, 2020
Five Stories About Starting A Relationship In Quarantine
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Modern-day dating is hard enough, but things got even harder when we were all self-isolating during quarantine. In this week's episode, we go through the stories of five people who found themselves in the beginning stages of a relationship when COVID-19 hit. From a couple who realized their on-again/off-again relationship could never work to a couple who finally said "I love you," these are their stories. To submit your own: www.sunday-scaries.com/answer * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Lumin: www.luminskin.com/scaries (first month FREE) Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 14, 2020
What Scents Have You Been Vibing Lately?
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An array of questions from you, the listener. This week's questions include favorite liquors to sip on a Sunday night, future collaborations, the best ways to enjoy music, post-quarantine travel plans, solutions for feeling helpless and unmotivated, low-key Sunday Fundays, scents I've been vibing, first steps to starting your own company, and new dog tips. Black Lives Matter Resources: www.blacklivesmatters.carrd.co * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (code SCARIES for 20% off) Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES for $35 off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 07, 2020
A Lesson in Rosé, The Perfect Playlist, and The Dangers of Comparison
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A crash course in the different types of rosés you'll be buying all summer, how to curate the perfect playlist, and the danger of comparing yourself to others (especially during the time of quarantine and COVID-19). * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Raycon: www.buyraycon.com/scaries (15% off!) OneCoreStore: www.onecorestore.com/scaries (additional 10% off already-low prices) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 31, 2020
The Benefits of Houseplants, Coffee vs. Tea, and Yuppie Lawn Games
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Why you should run (not walk) to go buy more houseplants for your place, the benefits of replacing your coffee habit with tea, and a somewhat-ranking of the best yuppie lawn games you'll find in any garage. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Manscaped: www.manscaped.com (code SCARIES for 20% off and free shipping) OMAX Health: www.omaxhealth.com (SCARIES for 20% off anything sitewide) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 24, 2020
The Oral History of Sunday Scaries
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The history behind The Sunday Scaries Podcast as it exists today. From starting my first Tumblr page in 2013 to recording my first episode, there were a lot of speed bumps, lucky breaks, and hard work along the way. With interviews from Kendra Syrdal (the first writer for Sunday Scaries who is now with Thought Catalog) and Dave Ruff (co-host of Circling back and my current friend/business partner), we discuss it all — the early days of content, getting hired and working for PGP, and the series of events that took me to where the podcast is today. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Lumin: www.luminskin.com/scaries (first month FREE) Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES for $35 off your order) Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 17, 2020
Living With Your Parents, Isolation Realizations, Farmer's Markets, and More Listener Questions
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Answering listener questions including (but not limited to) tips for moving out of your parents' house, favorite quarantine meals, The Five Languages of Love, pajama sets, isolation realizations, other podcasts I'd like to start, trends that didn't stick, what I'd spend with $50 at a farmer's market, millennial aesthetics that need to die, favorite things I spent money on during my wedding planning, coffee mug recommendations, what's on my bedside table, corporate jobs, and what motivates me. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (code SCARIES for 20% off) One Core Store: www.OneCoreStore.com/scaries (10% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 10, 2020
A Sunday Conversation with Greta Titelman
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I've followed Greta Titelman for years. From her podcast Lady Lovin' to her hilarious Instagram characters, her talent and comedy span far and wide. This Sunday, she sits down with me to discuss why she turned to comedy, how she describes what she does to Uber drivers, her quarantine-friendly Matcha Live Instagram workout, and why bagels are a superior breakfast food. She's also the first guest to ever physically walk me through her bedside table and refrigerator. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Raycon: www.buyraycon.com/scaries (15% off) Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries (FREE visit) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 03, 2020
Meditation 101 With Peloton's Aditi Shah
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Aditi Shah is someone I've been listening to all through quarantine. As a meditation and yoga instructor for Peloton, Aditi has practiced meditation and yoga nearly all of her life. This week, we discussed her journey to where she is today, how meditation can help us all during this uncertain time, and some beginner questions for those looking to add meditation to their daily routines. Oh, and of course, we touched on how she spends her Sundays as well. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Sun Basket: www.sunbasket.com/scaries (code SCARIES for $35 off your order) One Core Store: www.onecorestore.com/scaries (10% off!) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Apr 26, 2020
A Sunday Conversation with Kate Kennedy, Host of Be There In Five
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Kate Kennedy does it all — a podcast host, an author, and even a doormat mogul. Whether she's discussing something at length on her podcast Be There In Five or she's commenting on something through her hilarious Instagram, one thing is for certain: she always feels like you're listening to your best friend. This week, Kate joined me to discuss her career path up until this point, how she handles being a jack of all trades, the weirdness of working in quarantine around your significant other, and so much more. And yes, we even explore how she spends her ideal Sundays. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries Omax: www.omaxhealth.com (code SCARIES) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Apr 19, 2020
Worst Sunday Texts, Spring Scented Candle Recommendations, and Dos & Don'ts of Zoom Calls
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The absolute worst texts to get on a hungover Sunday, three spring scented candle recommendations to usher you into summer, and the dos and don'ts of Zoom calls — both for work and happy hour. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (code SCARIES for 20% off) One Core Store: www.OneCoreStore.com/scaries (10% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Apr 12, 2020
iPhone Photography, Changing Careers, Quarantine Dating, and More Listener Questions
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In the first-ever completely unscripted episode, Will answer some listener questions about his favorite comfort foods from growing up, the best traditional body wash scents, the types of face and beard balms he uses, plants (and their relationship with anxiety), the first thing he'll do post-quarantine, the best wick trimmer, dating under quarantine, buying wine at the grocery store, changing careers in your mid-20s, the best part about marriage so far, favorite movie aesthetics, iPhone photography tips, and Sunday Scaries as a brand. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * www.buyraycon.com/scaries (15% off!) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Apr 05, 2020
The Coronavirus Rut, Unwritten Rules of Venmo, and The Anxiety of Adult Friendship
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The rut some of us may be finding ourselves in amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, the anxiety-inducing process of making new friends in your late 20s and early 30s, and the four rules of Venmo that some of your friends still aren't following. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Mar 29, 2020
Work From Home Essentials, Moving In Together, Candle Alternatives, and More Listener Questions
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Answering a series of listener questions that include (but are not limited to) minimalist design, scented candle alternatives, changes I'd like to make the podcast, what about the current COVID-19 situation is the most anxiety-inducing (and the most comforting), hot coffee, what I wanted to be when I grew up, work-from-home essentials, what a Sunday Scaries scented candle would smell like, my top-five favorite brands, and how to break up with a friend. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Mar 22, 2020
Quarantine-Approved Binge-Watches, Amateur Drinking Holidays, and A Sunday Conversation
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On this week's episode, three television shows that are both quarantine and Panic Room-approved and a ranking of the most amateur drinking holidays. During the latter part of the episode (beginning at 9:59), I sit down with Tyler Naumann, the General Manager of Eberly in Austin, TX. In our conversation, we discuss the responsibility that goes along with running a popular restaurant and bar, design tips for novices, the history of the infamous Eberly bar, how COVID-19 has affected SXSW and Austin, and how he spends his ideal Sundays. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off your first box) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Mar 15, 2020
10 Things ‘Successful’ People Do On Sunday Nights, The Millennial Aesthetic, and Happiness Inventory
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Breaking down Business Insider's "10 Things Successful People Do on Sunday Nights," exploring the newly-coined term "The Millennial Aesthetic," and taking an inventory of your own happiness. The Millennial Aesthetic: https://bit.ly/3cOD69A * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Grove Collaborative: www.grove.co/scaries (free five-piece cleaning set from Mrs. Meyer’s and Grove) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Mar 08, 2020
The One About Getting Married
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Sally deFries joins Will to discuss everything that went into their wedding from last week in Laguna Beach. The best, the worst, the stresses, the dresses, the cocktails, and everything in between. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Mar 01, 2020
The Monday Scaries, Iced Coffee, and When To Show Up
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When the Sunday Scaries bleed into Monday, why iced coffee is a year-round drink, and the perfect time to show up to every event in your life. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries Grove: www.grove.co/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Feb 23, 2020
In-Flight Essentials, Splurge Purchases, Living with Your Parents, and More Listener Questions
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A series of questions from you, the listeners — hobbies I just don't have time for, finding your voice as a writer, most (and least) expensive splurge purchases, in-flight essentials, long-distance relationships, the appeal of living in New York City, whether rain helps or hurts Sunday anxiety, living with your parents, coffee table essentials, Napa Villa vs. London Townhouse, and long-term goals for the Sunday Scaries brand. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (20% off your first package) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Feb 16, 2020
Xanax, Kicking Bad Habits, and Pride
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Taking Xanax and the stigma that surrounds it, curing even the worst of habits, and taking a moment to reflect on pride — both in yourself and in others. * * * Substance Abuse and Mental Health Hotline: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Feb 09, 2020
The Ten Commandments Of Group Trips, Netflix's Goop Lab, and 22 Questions
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Rules that everyone should follow whenever they go on a group trip, a review of Netflix's newest series 'The Goop Lap with Gwyneth Paltrow,' and a rapid-fire Q&A with a very special guest. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Feb 02, 2020
16 Ways To Actually Cure Your Anxiety
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Anxiety is hard to describe. It's so tailored to the person feeling it that it almost seems unfair to give it one single definition. This week, we hear from various listeners on their tried-and-true methods for curing their own anxiety, which will hopefully help you in return. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Clear: www.clearme.com/scaries (two free months of Clear!) Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries (free online visit) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jan 26, 2020
Larry David, Almond Milk, and Listener Questions
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Larry David's style philosophy, Gwyneth Paltrow's now-famous "Vagina Candle," and why we should be drinking less almond milk. We also go through some listener questions including (but not limited to) essential iPhone apps, London and Scotland, my "everyday carry," go-to shoes, interiors, underrated Sunday night albums, smoking weed, and more. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (20% off your first package) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jan 19, 2020
The State of Sunday Scaries, Dinner Parties, and Being Alone
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The reason dinner parties aren't what they used to be, why being alone isn't all that bad, and the state of The Sunday Scaries Podcast as we go into the new year. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Hawthorne: www.hawthorne.co (SCARIES for 10% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jan 12, 2020
A (Small) Announcement
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A (small) announcement regarding the next couple weeks of The Sunday Scaries Podcast. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Dec 29, 2019
A Sunday Well Spent: Conversations with Former Guests
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From chefs to Microsoft executives to artists, there was no shortage of guests on The Sunday Scaries Podcast in 2019. This week, we take a leisurely stroll with each of them and rehash how they spend their ideal Sundays. This episode includes excerpts from Will Bryant, Panos Panay, Todd Duplechan, Alex Reichek, Naomi Seifter, Jake Kalick, Amanda Rockman, Gloria Chan, and Margaret Williams. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Hawthorne: www.hawthorne.co (SCARIES for 10% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Dec 22, 2019
20s vs. 30s, Modern Love, Working From Home, and Other Listener Questions
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Questions from you, the listeners. This week's questions included tote bags, nostalgic television shows, the difference between your 20s and 30s, the show 'Modern Love,' tips for working from home, December weddings, and more. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (20% off your first package) Bombas: www.bombas.com/scaries (20% off!) Hawthorne: www.hawthorne.co (SCARIES for 10% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Dec 15, 2019
12 People On What Led Them To Their Big Breaks
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Personally or professionally, was there a moment in your life that could be considered your “big break”? Or, at the very least, a moment when a huge weight was unexpectedly lifted off your shoulders? This week, twelve listeners describe those exact moments. The times when they put all their cards on the table and it paid off. From landing their dream jobs to quitting their dream jobs, and from getting cheated on to falling head-over-heels in love, these are those stories. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Away: www.awaytravel.com/scaries (SCARIES at checkout for $20 off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Dec 08, 2019
The Post-Thanksgiving Talk-Down, A Holiday Plea, and How To Perfectly Cook Duck
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This Sunday, I talk you off the ledge from your post-Thanksgiving Scaries, give a plea to holiday shoppers everywhere, and teach you how to perfectly cook duck breasts in the comfort of your own home. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Away: www.awaytravel.com/scaries (SCARIES at checkout for $20 off) Bombas: www.bombas.com/scaries (20% off!) Hawthorne: www.hawthorne.co (SCARIES for 10% off your first purchase) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Dec 01, 2019
Become A Better Chef with Jake Kalick, Co-Founder of Made In
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Jake Kalick is the co-founder of the cookware company Made In. When he sat down with me, we discussed everything from his passion for cooking, starting your own company, working with chefs, and his favorite cooking shows. And, of course, how he spends his Sundays. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Away: www.awaytravel.com/scaries (SCARIES at checkout for $20 off) Bombas: www.bombas.com/scaries (20% off!) Hawthorne: www.hawthorne.co (SCARIES for 10% off your first purchase) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 24, 2019
Long-Distance Break-Ups, Coping With Seasonal Depression, & The Perfect Cheeseboard
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A series of questions from you, the listeners. How I'd describe my personal aesthetic, coping with seasonal depression, implementing aspects of hygge into your office life, what I'd do if I started another podcast, the perfect cheeseboard, long-distance relationship break-ups, tackling office hangovers during the holidays, minimizing airport anxiety, and my most underrated Panic Room must-haves. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (20% off your first package using SCARIES at checkout) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 17, 2019
9 People Describe What’s Stopping Them From Quitting Their Miserable Jobs
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Everyone has worked a job they've hated. A miserable boss. Remedial tasks. Unreliable coworkers. Zero upward mobility. Unfortunately, the solution to getting out of these jobs isn't always a reality. Here are stories from nine listeners who have found themselves in that exact situation. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Zebit: www.zebit.com/scaries (up to $2,500 interest-free purchases on products you love) Away: www.awaytravel.com/scaries (SCARIES at checkout for $20 off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 10, 2019
Five Hangover Myths, Going "California Sober," and Acceptance
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Five alleged hangover cures that definitely won't cure your hangover, a dissection of the newly coined term "California Sober," and why acceptance is more about you than it is the people surrounding you. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Nov 03, 2019
A Crash Course In Corporate Mindfulness with Gloria Chan
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Gloria Chan is the owner of Recalibrate, a company on a mission to help people think clearer, feel better, and live happier. Leaving her corporate job after a series of debilitating migraines, Gloria has dedicated herself to finding a science-based approach to everyday mental wellness. Recalibrate, at its core, “provides go-getters just like yourself a modern, science-based approach to mindfulness, neurowellness, and stress management.” When I sat down with her earlier this week, we touched on everything from the difficulties she faced while starting a new business to some small tips that even you can implement into your work life to feel just a little less stressed. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 27, 2019
The Scariest Sunday I've Ever Had, Best Fall Movies, Style Inspiration, and Other Listener Questions
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An array of questions from you, the listeners. What I look forward to on Mondays, how the creative process differs across different podcasts, items I'm windowshopping this fall, the best movies for autumn, starting a side hustle while also working full-time, my favorite weekend getaway, style inspiration, and the scariest Sunday I've ever had. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (20% off your first package) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 20, 2019
10 People Explain Why They're Single
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Are you single? Have you ever thought about why? Whether it's circumstances or a conscious choice you've made, being single sometimes feels like you're sinking in quicksand. This week, ten listeners tell the stories of why they're single, what they're doing to remedy it, and how it's affected their everyday lives. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bombas: www.bombas.com/scaries (20% off for new customers) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 13, 2019
The One About Internet Friends
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What is an internet friend? Someone you share personal details with, or simply someone who likes your photos because you like all of their photos? This week, we discuss all things just that — Internet Friends. Deciphering what they actually are, coming to terms with their place in your life, and the stigma that surrounds them. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com/shop Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Zebit: www.zebit.com/scaries (0% interest on products you love) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Oct 06, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Ryan Arnold, Wine Director
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This week's guest is Ryan Arnold, the Wine Director for McGuire Moorman Hospitality in Austin, Texas. Together we discussed his unique career path, his favorite wines, how to break into wine as a hobby, and even how to sound smarter at your next wine tasting. We also discovered that we have similar breakfast taste as he took me through his ideal Sunday routine. * * * Follow Ryan: www.instagram.com/wine_ryan Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Dave: www.dave.com/scaries (overdraft protection for just $1 per month) Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off your first box) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 29, 2019
12 People On How To Make Friends As Adults
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Whether you moved for a job or simply are looking to branch out from your regular friend group, making new friends as an adult is one of the more daunting tasks you'll encounter. These are the stories from 12 listeners on how they've gone about making friends when they've needed them most. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bombas: www.bombas.com/scaries (20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 22, 2019
Terrible Bosses, Best Fall Clothes, Working For Yourself, and Other Listener Questions
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A series of listener questions that include (but are not limited to) my favorite part about doing the podcast, avoiding work on Sundays, dealing with a bad boss, top-five must-have fall clothing items, favorite fall meals, cider recommendations, implementing a new routine, the freedom of working for yourself, and stressing out about healthy eating. * * * Shop the Sunday Scaries Tote Bag: www.sunday-scaries.com/store/sunday-…ries-tote-bag Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Earlybird CBD: www.earlybirdcbd.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 15, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Margaret Williams, Editor of Tribeza
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Will sits down with Margaret Williams, the Editor of Tribeza — an Austin-based magazine focused on art, food, travel, style, and more. Margaret is also a local Austinite who dabbled in New York and worked in the art world for the better part of seven years. Together, they discuss her career trajectory, the ever-changing landscape of Austin, and how she defines her own personal style. And yes, she knows how to enjoy a Sunday too. * * * Attend Lookbook Live 2019: www.tribeza.com/lookbooklive2019 Visit Tribeza: www.tribeza.com Follow Margaret: www.instagram.com/margaretpwilliams Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 08, 2019
Fall Scented Candles, Skincare Brands, and Valuing Friendship Over Money
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Fall scented candle recommendations, three beauty and skincare brands that will help your skin without hurting your wallet, and a case for valuing friendship and relationships over time and money. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Ursa Major: www.ursamajorvt.com Weleda: www.weleda.com Necessaire: www.necessaire.com Firebrand: www.carrierefreres.com Fucking Fabulous by Tom Ford: www.tomford.com Walden Candle: www.uncrate.com/walden-candle * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Sep 01, 2019
13 People Describe The Biggest Risks They've Ever Taken
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Your life is defined by the risks you take. Whether it's quitting a job with nothing in the pipeline or talking to the future love-of-your-life at the grocery store, there's a significant amount of risk everywhere you look. Thirteen people anonymously submitted the biggest risks they've ever taken — some of which didn't work out, and others that turned out to be the best decisions of their lives. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 25, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Sam Dumas, Head of Brand at Chappy
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Sam Dumas is the Head of Brand at Chappy, a social connection app on a mission to end the stereotyping of gay men in dating and friendship, one connection at a time. When I sat down with him, we discussed how Chappy differentiates itself from other dating apps, what it's like to date in the gay space, how Chappy supports the entire LGBQT+ community, and how he spends his Sundays. * * * Follow Sam Dumas: www.instagram.com/samgdumas Follow Chappy: @ChappyApp on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Download Chappy: www.chappyapp.com (Available in the App Store and Google Play) Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Liquid IV: www.liquidiv.com (SCARIES for 25% off at checkout) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 18, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Will Bryant, Artist
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Will Bryant is an artist based in Austin, Texas. I sat down with him to discuss his creative process, where he gets his inspiration, the value of mentors, and the difficulty of working in the creative field. He also offered some tips for aspiring artists, gave his margarita recipe, and described his ideal Sunday. * * * Will Bryant: www.willbryant.com Will Bryant Instagram: www.instagram.com/willbryantplz Shop The Sunday Scaries Tote: http://www.sunday-scaries.com/store/sunday-scaries-tote-bag Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * RestUp by Alternascript: www.myrestuptrial.com/sundayscaries (FREE 14-day trial) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 07, 2019
Job Hunting, Non-Alcoholic Hangover Drinks, Alone Time, and Other Listener Questions
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A series of listener questions from you, the listener. The perfect music to cook to, where the photos on the Sunday Scaries Instagram account come from, worst ever suggestions for a Sunday night TV show or movie, go-to non-alcoholic hangover drink, how to still be fun at work events where you can't get drunk, the best and worst parts of wedding planning, moving on from your first job, job hunting in other cities, and more. * * * Shop the Sunday Scaries Tote Bag: http://www.sunday-scaries.com/store/sunday-scaries-tote-bag Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Earlybird CBD: www.earlybirdcbd.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Aug 04, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Todd Duplechan, Chef and Restaurateur
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Chef and restaurateur Todd Duplechan joins to discuss the opening of his new restaurant Vixen's Wedding, his journey as a chef, the history of Indian/Goan food, his interests outside of the restaurant industry, and more. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jul 28, 2019
15 People Admit Their Biggest Source of Anxiety (And How They Cope With It)
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Whether you're a naturally anxious person or not, there's something in everyone's life that they'd like to fix. This week, 15 listeners chimed in on what their biggest source of anxiety is. They describe how it makes them feel, what they do to curb it, and even offer some advice for others. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Liquid IV: www.liquidiv.com (SCARIES for 25% off at checkout) RestUp by Alternascript: www.myrestuptrial.com/sundayscaries (FREE 14-day trial) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jul 21, 2019
Getting Out of Plans, The Worst People To Travel With, and The Most Relaxing Sports on TV
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A series of excuses for getting out of plans, the absolute worst people you'll stumble upon in an airport, and the most relaxing sports to unwind to on television. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jul 14, 2019
Apartment Aesthetic, Style Rules, Long Weekend Sundays, and Other Listener Questions
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A series of questions from you, the listeners. The pressure you feeling leading up to getting engaged, the anxiety of starting your own business, fashion rules, long weekend Sundays, decorating your apartment, keeping a journal, my favorite craft beers and craft breweries, the optimal bedtime on Sunday night, my grooming routine, Sunday night anthems, and spending Sundays with friends vs. braving them alone. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries (15% off and free shipping) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jul 07, 2019
Boris & Sam — A Short Love Story
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Tom and Sam recently moved into the building. Elizabeth and Boris were soon to follow. The story of one bench, two people, and a New York Times tote bag holding anything but gardening tools. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% your first box) LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/scaries ($50 off first job post) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 30, 2019
Chronic Workplace Stress, Summer Scented Candles, and Reading The Newspaper
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Why "chronic workplace stress" is something you need to be aware of on the job, three summer scented candle recommendations for your personal Panic Rooms, and how reading the newspaper has turned into my most relaxing hobby. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries (15% off and free shipping) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 23, 2019
15 People on How They Met The Love of Their Life
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Drunk doing karaoke. Secretly dating behind co-workers' backs. Working at the same coffee shop together. There's no shortage of ways to meet the love of your life, but more often than not when you're single, it seems nearly impossible. This week, fifteen listeners submitted how they met their current significant other. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Away Luggage: www.awaytravel.com/scaries ('SCARIES' for $20 off your purchase) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 16, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Naomi Seifter, Founder of Picnik
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Naomi Seifter spent a year in India, has a meditation room in her office, and is suspicious of fad diets. But most notably, she founded Picnik, an Austin-based company that ranges from food trucks to a restaurant to being in every Whole Foods nationwide. Together, we discuss her path to success, the woman she is today, and how she spends her Sundays. We also break down the pros and cons of fad diets as well as do a rapid fire quiz on matcha, collagen peptides, and ashwagandha. Naomi has also offered Sunday Scaries listeners 15% off at Picnik using code SUNDAYSCARIES15. — www.picnikaustin.com * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/scaries ($50 first job posting) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 09, 2019
The Ten Commandments of Brunch, Beard Tips, and Painkillers
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Tips for growing and maintaining your beard, a tribute to a tropical drink staple — The Painkiller — and ten rules for having a successful hungover brunch. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries (15% off and free shipping) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Jun 02, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Amanda Rockman, Pastry Chef and Culinary Director
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Amanda Rockman is the Culinary Director of New Waterloo in Austin, Texas. She's also a classically trained pastry chef, winner of 'Beat Bobby Flay,' and hater of coffee. We recently sat down to discuss her history as a chef, her affinity for home goods and dinner parties, as well as her answers to some traditional Sunday questions. * * * Follow Amanda: www.instagram.com/arockman More about New Waterloo: www.newwaterloo.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Away: www.awaytravel.com/scaries (SCARIES for 20% off) Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries (free online visit) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 26, 2019
How I Broke Up With My Phone
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At my peak, I was spending more than six hours on my phone every single day. But over the last month, I've managed to reduce that number to under two hours per day. From my first Nokia to my current iPhone, this is how I managed to change my habits and live more in the present. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Buy 'How To Break Up With Your Phone' here: https://www.amazon.com/How-Break-Up-Your-Phone/dp/039958112X MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries (15% off) LinkedIn Jobs: www.linkedin.com/scaries ($50 off your first job listing) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 19, 2019
"Getting fired was the best thing that ever happened to me."
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One of the most paralyzing feelings is when your professional career feels in jeopardy. Twelve people share their stories of getting let go from their jobs only to realize that it was the best possible thing that could've happened to them. These stories were submitted by both listeners and readers and were not edited. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Harry's: www.harrys.com/scaries ($13 trial set) Postmates: SCARIES for $100 in free delivery credits for a week. * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 12, 2019
Eliminating Post-Vacation Anxiety, Explaining Sunday Scaries, and More Netflix Suggestions
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Three steps to take to immediately eliminate post-vacation anxiety, how to explain Sunday Scaries to everyone you know, and reviews of 'Huge in France,' 'Street Food,' and 'The Dawn Wall.' * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
May 05, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Panos Panay, Chief Product Officer at Microsoft
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Panos Panay is the Chief Product Officer at Microsoft and the "father" of the Microsoft Surface line of products. He's also a father of four with a high-pressure career and hardly enough time for both. I sat down with him at a recent Microsoft Surface launch event where we discussed his work-life balance, the creative process, how he copes with his long hours, and some traditional Sunday Scaries questions that you've probably heard me ask before. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (www.tristanpigott.com)
Apr 28, 2019
Moving In With Your Significant Other, Spring Cocktails, and Other Listener Questions
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Questions from you, the listeners. The worst hangover symptom of them all, the ideal Sunday sandwich, best cabernets under $20, moving in with your significant other, the best habits when moving to a new city, the Sundays I actually look forward to, spring cocktails, medications, my favorite books and what I'm currently reading, and starting your own podcast. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Roman: www.getroman.com/scaries (free online visit) MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries (15% off) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Podcast artwork by Alfonso Ruiz (www.alfonsoruizbook.com) and Tristan Pigott (http://www.tristanpigott.com)
Apr 21, 2019
Faking Busy at Work, How I Take My Coffee, and Losing Friends
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Some tactics to help you appear busy at work while you actually do nothing, how I take my coffee (and a small tutorial on Aeropresses), and the feelings that go along with saying goodbye to a friendship. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries
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Apr 14, 2019
The Ten Commandments of Open Bars, Video Games, And 'Catastrophe'
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The dos and don'ts of attending a wedding with an open bar, where video games fit in to my new Sunday routine, and a tribute to my new favorite show, 'Catastrophe,' on Amazon Prime. * * * MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries (15% off) Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries
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Apr 07, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Alex Reichek, Food Blogger and Brand Consultant
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A conversation with food blogger and brand consultant Alex Reichek. We discuss starting your own blog, moving to a new city, her favorite food cities, the pressure of posting online, why she doesn’t drink coffee, her least favorite foods, and how she spends her Sundays. Follow Alex: https://www.instagram.com/chekmarkeats/ Visit: www.chekmarkeats.com * * * Shop Earlybird CBD: www.earlybirdcbd.com (SCARIES for 20% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries
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Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) 
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Mar 31, 2019
Uber Ratings, Mental Health Days, and Craft Beer
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The stigma around being a craft beer enthusiast, why more employers should respect 'mental health days,' and five steps to improving your Uber rating. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries
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Mar 24, 2019
Ranking Streaming Services, Feeling Inadequate, Spring Candles, and Other Listener Questions
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An array of listener questions — the best wick trimmers, underrated Panic Room must-haves, jazz, the stress of raising a dog, hangovers after 30, recent 'retail therapy' pick-ups, getting out of a funk, at-home brunch, feeling underqualified, long-distance relationships, going out routines, spring scented candles, ranking streaming services, and museums. * * * Shop Leesa Mattresses: www.leesa.com/scaries Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (code: SCARIES for 20% off) * * * Jazz Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/1228571494/playlist/1ortc43J0H5JW2eJ2daV9x?si=fxk4dq0fStCix5JXjnLUgA Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Mar 17, 2019
The One About Getting Engaged
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Two people, two perspectives, two sides of the story. Kyle Bandujo got engaged the same weekend I did but neither of us had any idea. Sally, my now-fiancée, also shares her side of the story when it came to our engagement. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * EveryPlate: www.everyplate.com (code: SCARIES6) Get Keeps: www.keeps.com/scaries (First month FREE) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Mar 10, 2019
The Thought Process Of A Hungover Sunday Night, Charcoal Toothpaste, and Springtime
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The inner monologue of going through a sleepless hungover night, what it's like to use charcoal toothpaste, and the slog that is springtime with cold weather. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Leesa Mattresses: www.leesa.com/scaries (15% off) Get Keeps: www.keeps.com/scaries (First month FREE) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Mar 03, 2019
Weekend Anxiety Syndrome, Worst Sunday Chores, and Comfort Television
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A newly coined term — Weekend Anxiety Syndrome — and what it means for your Fridays, the absolute worst Sunday chores, and why watching the same show over and over again just feels... good. * * * Sign up for LinkedIn TS: www.linkedin.com/scaries ($50 off your first job posting) Buy a Gravity Blanket: www.gravityblankets.com (use code 'SCARIES' for 15% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb 24, 2019
Why Not Quit Drinking?
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I received a message from a listener that simply asked, "Why not quit drinking?" And I thought it was an absolutely valid question. As I tossed around the question in my head, I couldn't help but formulate a response that I felt did the question justice. This is that response. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * John Mayer clip via Complex, which can be seen and heard in its entirety here: https://youtu.be/3nmMV9K9-8w All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb 19, 2019
Organic Deodorants, Lightroom Presets, and Having A Good Cry
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Why you should consider making the switch to organic deodorants, the Instagram-filtering technique that's taking over influencers everywhere, and why you shouldn't feel ashamed to let it all out and cry once in a while. * * * Shop Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (CODE: SCARIES) Buy a Gravity Blanket: www.gravityblankets.com (use code 'SCARIES' for 15% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb 17, 2019
The Ten Commandments of Group Dinners, Becoming a Morning Person, and Celery Juice
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A breakdown of how to act (and how *not* to act) at group dinners, steps to becoming a morning person, and why you shouldn't adopt the recent health trend of celery juice. * * * Sign up for LinkedIn TS: www.linkedin.com/scaries ($50 off your first job posting) Buy a Gravity Blanket: www.gravityblankets.com (use code 'SCARIES' for 15% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb 10, 2019
Anxiety Stories
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This week's episode contains two real-life stories about anxiety as written by listeners. These stories, while heavy, illustrate the way anxiety and depression can affect those who seemingly have it all together. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 * * * Buy a Gravity Blanket: www.gravityblankets.com (use code 'SCARIES' for 15% off) Subscribe to Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (CODE: SCARIES) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb 03, 2019
The Best/Worst Hangover Cities, Sunday Reads, Meditation Tips, and Other Listener Questions
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Tackling an array of listener questions ranging from the best and worst hangover cities, go-to drinks and meals for Sundays, the best hungover workouts, cans vs. bottles, working from home vs. going to an office, shows I've binged lately, Sunday-esque websites to read, sharing your anxiety with a new partner, the worst hangover cure I've ever tried, and Allbirds shoes. * * * Shop Leesa Mattresses: www.leesa.com/scaries Buy a Gravity Blanket: www.gravityblankets.com (use code 'SCARIES' for 15% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jan 27, 2019
Quitting Your Job, Dry January, and an Instagrammable Sleep Aid
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The pains that go along with quitting a job, some thoughts to those partaking in Dry January, and an explanation of "moon milk" — an Instagrammable new sleep trend that probably won't stick around for long. Shop Leesa Mattresses: www.leesa.com/scaries Sign up for EveryPlate: www.everyplate.com (CODE: SCARIES6) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jan 20, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Michelle Wie, Professional Golfer
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I sit down with LPGA Tour golfer and U.S. Open Champion Michelle Wie to discuss a little-known fact about her — she's a massive foodie. From her food-centric Instagram account to life after golf, Michelle gives insight into a part of her life that most people don't know about. * * * Follow What Do Wie Eat: www.instagram.com/whatdowieeat * * * Shop Leesa Mattresses: www.leesa.com/scaries Shop Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (CODE: SCARIES) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jan 13, 2019
A Sunday Conversation with Victoria, An Anonymous Internet Writer
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Victoria writes anonymously online, yet she has cultivated a rabid audience of people who love her writing despite not knowing exactly who she is. When we sat down, we discussed everything from online anonymity, how we take our martinis, and which foods are acceptable to eat in bed. * * * Read Victoria's Work: https://postgradproblems.com/user/callmevictoria/ Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jan 06, 2019
The One About Hangovers
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In honor of New Year's Eve, a compilation episode featuring the best of all things hangover — untraditional brunch drinks, qualities of the perfect hungover friend, rules for drinking on Sundays, foreign hangover cures, the worst things to lose while drunk, hungover insomnia, and the perfect hangover food. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jan 01, 2019
Group Text Etiquette, Charcuterie Boards, and John Mayer's Current Mood
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Why you should be watching John Mayer's new Instagram Live show 'Current Mood,' a breakdown of the meats you'll see on a standard charcuterie board, and some rules to follow while in your group text. * * * Get Upstart: www.upstart.com/scaries Get Candid Co: www.candidco.com/scaries * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Dec 23, 2018
A Guide To New Year's Eve, Aprés Ski Beers, and My Christmas List
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What you *should* be doing on New Year's Eve instead of going out, four Christmas gifts that are perfect for your Panic Room, and the glory of the aprés ski beer. * * * Get MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries Helix Mattresses: www.helixsleep.com/scaries (Code: Scaries125) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Dec 15, 2018
Hygge, Working From Home, and Relaxing Norwegian Television
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The pros and cons of working from home, an explanation for the Scandinavian practice of Hygge, and Slow TV — the relaxing Norwegian television shows that can distract you for hours. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Get Candid: www.candidco.com/scaries Get Hims: www.forhims.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Clip from 'The Scandinavian Hygge Lifestyle Is Taking The World By Storm' by Vice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl74ybpyNLk
Dec 09, 2018
A Sunday Conversation with Sally Jung, My Girlfriend
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Will's girlfriend, Sally, joins him to talk about her ideal Sunday, the worst Scaries she's ever had, what's in her refrigerator, and what her life may look like if money wasn't an option. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Get MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries Sign up for Skillshare: www.skillshare.com/scaries (99 cents for two months) * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Dec 02, 2018
Phone Addiction, Guilty Pleasures, and Aromatherapy
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Are you addicted to your iPhone? Should you feel guilty for watching all five seasons of 'Younger' on Hulu in three weeks? How does aromatherapy work? * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Save $125 on Helix Mattresses: www.helixsleep.com/scaries (Code: Scaries125) Get Upstart: www.upstart.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Nov 25, 2018
The One About Loss, Change, and Moving Forward
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On loss, change, and reconciliation. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * Get Candid Co: www.candidco.com/scaries Get MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Nov 16, 2018
Relocating To A New City, Picking Up An Old Hobby, and Getting A Dog
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Tips for relocating to a new city for work, why you should take some time to reignite your passion for an old hobby, and the benefits of getting a dog. * * * Shop Sunday Scaries T-Shirts: www.sunday-scaries.com Sign up for Skillshare: www.skillshare.com/scaries (99 cents for two months) Get Hims: www.forhims.com/scaries * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Nov 11, 2018
Portrait Mode, Curing The Monday Blues, and Health Foods I Hate
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What to do at work when your Sunday Scaries turn into Monday Blues, a tutorial on how to get the most out of your portrait mode photos, and three health foods and trends that I simply can't get on board with. * * * Save $125 on Helix Mattresses: www.helixsleep.com/scaries (Code: Scaries125) Get Upstart: www.upstart.com/scaries * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries
Nov 04, 2018
Fall Red Wine Guide, Rugby Shirts, and A Relaxing Netflix Suggestion
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Your entry-level guide to fall red wines from a dude who's watched 'Somm' on Netflix twice, a tribute to rugby shirts, and why you should be watching 'Salt Fat Acid Heat' with Samin Nosrat. * * * Shop Moshi: www.moshi.com (code: ‘PGP’ for 15% off through October 2018) Shop MeUndies: www.meundies.com/scaries (15% off + Free Shipping) Criquet Rugby: www.criquetshirts.com Aimé Leon Dore Rugby: www.aimeleondore.com/ * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Oct 28, 2018
Listener Questions, Weighted Blankets, and Whole Foods Hangover Heaven
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A new Whole Foods opened in Washington D.C. that has everything your hangover needs, why you should be buying a weighted blanket, and listener questions ranging from the best Instagram aesthetics to John Mayer vs. Michael Bublé. * * * Sign up for Skillshare: www.skillshare.com/scaries (99 cents for two months) Shop Moshi: www.moshi.com (code: ‘PGP’ for 15% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Oct 21, 2018
Anxiety Triggers, Untraditional Brunch Drinks, and Old Friends
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A breakdown of untraditional brunch drinks that aren't bloody marys or mimosas, a number of things that will bring on Sunday Scaries out of nowhere, and why it's so hard to reach out to old friends. * * * Save up to $125 on Helix Mattresses: www.helixsleep.com/scaries (Code: Scaries125) Get Hims: www.forhims.com/scaries * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Oct 14, 2018
The One About Romantic Comedies
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How my love affair with romantic comedies began, the golden era of mid-90s rom-coms, and why today's modern movies simply don't live up to 'When Harry Met Sally' and 'Sleepless In Seattle.' * * * Get Audible: www.audible.com/scaries (or text 'SCARIES' to 500500) Shop Moshi: www.moshi.com (code: ‘PGP’ for 15% off) * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Oct 07, 2018
Breakups, Qualities of The Perfect Sunday Friend, and The Best Fall Drinks
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The general rules to follow while going through a breakup, a breakdown of the perfect friend to spend a Sunday with, and the best alcoholic drinks to enjoy during the fall. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Sep 28, 2018
Anxiety Stories, Sleep Hacks, and The Worst Parties To Attend in Your 20s
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Listener-submitted stories about things that make them anxious, an app that will save you from sleepless nights, and the worst post-grad parties to attend (from wedding showers to gender reveals). * * * Save up to $125 on Helix Mattresses: www.helixsleep.com/scaries (Code: Scaries125) Email me at will@sunday-scaries.com. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Sep 23, 2018
Rules For Drinking on Sundays, Fall Style, and Cheese Plates
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The Ten Commandments of Drinking on Sunday, the elements of a perfect cheese plate, and the nostalgia behind why fall clothing is the absolute best. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Sep 16, 2018
The Most Anxious Nights of the Year, The Best New Brunch Drink, and Seasonal Depression
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A ranking of the most anxiety-inducing nights of the year, discussing Seasonal Affective Disorder, and why you should consider the "Loaded Tecate" next time you're hungover at brunch. * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * If you or someone you know needs help with depression, mental illness, or substance abuse, call SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP. * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Sep 09, 2018
Sunday Night Dinners, Butter Coffee, and Fall Scented Candles
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The tradition of Sunday night family dinners, how to make butter coffee, and three scented candles that are perfect for fall. * * * Helix Mattresses: www.helixsleep.com/scaries (Code: Scaries125) * * * Cire Trudon’s Ernesto: http://www.huzza.net/ernesto-scented-candle.html Diptyque’s Feu de Bois: https://www.diptyqueparis.com/home-fragrances/best-sellers/feu-de-bois-candle.html Le Labo’s Cedre 11: https://www.lelabofragrances.com/cedre-11-124.html * * * Sign up for product drops: www.sunday-scaries.com Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Sep 02, 2018
Foreign Hangover Cures, Anxiety-Reducing Apps, and Sunday Productivity
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How just a dose of productivity can reduce your Scaries, the strangest hangover cures from Europe, and the role of anxiety-reducing iPhone apps. * * * 10 Apps That Help Manage Your Anxiety: https://www.thecut.com/article/the-10-best-anxiety-relief-apps.html Sign up for product drops: http://www.sunday-scaries.com * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Aug 26, 2018
Athleisure, Hiding Work Hangovers, and Hometowns
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Why the "athleisure" trend is the perfect Sunday wardrobe, how to hide it at work when you overdid it the night before, and going home. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Aug 19, 2018
Long Distance Relationships, The Worst Things To Lose While Drunk, and Charcoal Drinks
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Three keys to surviving a long distance relationship, the absolute worst things to lose after a night out, and an explanation for a health food fad — charcoal drinks. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Aug 12, 2018
Sunday Routines, Vacation Guilt, and Taking The Early Flight Home
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The importance of my Sunday routine, why you should always take the early flight home after a big weekend, and all the reasons you shouldn't feel guilty for taking your vacation days. * * * Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Aug 05, 2018
The Best Music For Sunday Nights, Fad Diets, and Sunday Happy Hour
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The unspoken benefits of fad diets like Whole30(besides weight loss), why you should embrace the early Sunday night happy hour, and the best music to listen to in order to unwind after a long weekend. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * The 'Ipanema' Jazz Playlist on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/1228571494/playlist/1ortc43J0H5JW2eJ2daV9x?si=MNMAO-FDSZm2MbCQ2gN2CQ * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jul 29, 2018
Hungover Insomnia, How To Take The Perfect Nap, and The Best Sleep Aids
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Why it's so hard to fall asleep when you're hungover, the best sleep aids, and how to take the perfect nap. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jul 22, 2018
Brunch Fads, Scented Candle Recommendations, and Why Meal Prepping Sucks
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Why meal prepping kind of sucks, scented candle recommendations under $50, and the newest fad in brunch. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * The scented candles discussed in today's episode: Maison Louis Marie No.04 Bois de Balincourt: https://maisonlouismarie.com/products/no-04-bois-de-balincourt Boy Smells June's: https://www.boysmells.com/thecandles/junes Carrière Frères Cedar: https://carrierefreres.com/eu_en/candles/wood/cedre/ * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jul 15, 2018
When Scaries Met Sally
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The short You've Got Mail-esque story of finding love even when you're separated by 1,500 miles. Originally published on Man Repeller, the story can be read in full here: https://www.manrepeller.com/2017/11/online-dating-long-distance-relationship-first-date.html Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jul 11, 2018
Side Hustles, Nighttime Skin Routines, and Hungover Horniness
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How a side hustle can change your life, nighttime skin routines, and why you get horny when you're hungover. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * The products discussed in today's episode: Kiehl's Age Defender Eye Cream: https://amzn.to/2zdSAUT Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist: https://amzn.to/2KUtiMT Le Labo Face Lotion: https://www.lelabofragrances.com/mens-grooming.html * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jul 08, 2018
The Most Relaxing Shows on Netflix, Retail Therapy, and Instagram Filters
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Which shows to watch on Netflix on Sunday nights, using retail therapy as a hangover cure, and how to perfectly filter an Instagram. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jun 30, 2018
The Perfect Hangover Food, Curing Face Puffiness, and The Worst Sunday Netflix Shows
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Which shows you should avoid on Netflix on Sunday night, how to cure face puffiness, and the perfect hangover food that you’re not currently eating. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jun 30, 2018
Day Drinking, Avoiding Instagram on Sundays, and Trimming Your Wicks
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Why you should be trimming the wicks on your scented candles, how to day drink without dying, and avoiding Instagram on Sunday night. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jun 30, 2018
Welcome To The Panic Room
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The origins of the Sunday Scaries and a walk through The Panic Room. Sunday Scaries Twitter: www.twitter.com/sundayscaries Sunday Scaries Instagram: www.instagram.com/sunday.scaries Will deFries Twitter: www.twitter.com/willdefries Will deFries Instagram: www.instagram.com/willdefries * * * All music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jun 30, 2018
Welcome To The Sunday Scaries Podcast
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Hosted by Will deFries, The Sunday Scaries Podcast is your cure for the Sunday blues — the anxiety that sets in on Sunday nights with the impending return to the office, school, or work. It's essentially a wellness and self-care podcast for those with blurry Friday and Saturday nights.

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Jun 28, 2018