Pretty Basic with Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz

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 Oct 10, 2019
They're some of the most inspiring women I've ever listened to. Whenever I'm having a bad day or struggling with something I always turn to Pretty Basic. Luv them

 Jul 12, 2019
The women in this podcast are absolutely amazing. They inspire me to do better for my self.

 Jun 11, 2019
Is it bad that I like this podcast better than their YouTube channels? Anyways, it's amazing, and they're amazing.

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 Mar 14, 2019

 Feb 28, 2019
Love this podcast! It's so inspiring! Do u want to know why I love this podcast because it's PRETTY BASIC! Love u Rem and Alisha!


Welcome to Pretty Basic, a weekly podcast hosted by two, twenty-something year old best friends and digital creators, Alisha Marie & Remi Cruz. Each week they welcome listeners into their daily life for a special helping of the tea you're not getting from their wildly popular YouTube channels. From fun lighthearted conversations about dating to sharing their tips on how to feel more confident - each week you'll be left wanting more "content, baby, content." New episodes every Wednesday!

Episode Date
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly of being a Social Media Creator: Egos, Contracts, Management, & Networking
This week, Pretty Basic is releasing part II of the deep dive into the ins and outs of life as a creator. The girls cover everything from networking in a way that's self-aware and genuine to the importance of dropping your ego, finding the right manager and how to have a long, successful career in influencing versus short-term internet celebrity or fame. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 11, 2022
How To Get Your Dream Job in the Entertainment Industry: YouTube, Digital, Influencing
Alisha spills the tea on how to land your dream job in the digital space with her producer/the host of the "Making Moves with TK" podcast, Taylor King. They're sharing their best tips and hottest takes on working as a Creative. From valuing employees and staying humble, to dishing inside info from the perspectives of an OG YouTuber and newer Creator, they are not holding back. PLUS, tune in next week for part II. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 04, 2022
Remi Opens Up About Her Mental Health
Remi gets real about her mental health, and how comparing her struggles to others held her back from opening up. Plus, Alisha addresses comments criticizing her for interrupting Remi, the girls reminisce on iconic jingles from random commercials, and they fan girl over Rihanna's pregnancy style! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 27, 2022
What REALLY Happened at Coachella 2022
The girls are back from the desert recapping all of the Coachella madness. From the online hate toward influencers, to fashion hot takes, Remi getting featured in Vogue's "Best Dressed", their awkward encounter meeting Carly Rae Jepson, and Alisha got her phone stolen! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 21, 2022
Mean Celebrities, JoJo Siwa, & Wardrobe Malfunctions
Alisha spills the tea on throwing her first ever major birthday party! The girls recap their Kardashian launch party experience, give their take on the Nickelodeon/JoJo Siwa controversy, talk all about their prep for this year's Coachella, and dive into their animated movie sexual awakenings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 13, 2022
Alisha Almost Got BANNED From YouTube
Alisha tells Remi about the time she collaborated with Taylor Swift after almost getting banned from YouTube for using her music. Remi updates Alisha on the INTENSE recent Bachelor finale. Alisha reflects on turning 29 and living it up during the last year of her 20s. And the girls play a juicy round of F*ck Marry Kill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 06, 2022
Pretty Basic REACTS to the Will Smith Oscars Slap
The girls are back as Remi tells Alisha all about her first-hand experience attending the Oscars. From seeing all of the top celebs on the red carpet, to the uncomfortable moments during the show, of course the Will Smith slap and how it REALLY went down, what it was like meeting Daniel Day Kim at the bar, and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 30, 2022
Drunk Vegas Stories w/ Ash & Taryne (Unsolicited Advice)
This week the girls are joined by Ash & Taryne aka the hosts of Unsolicited Advice aka Alisha's roommates. They discuss Taryne moving out of the house, Remi riding a Zamboni during an NHL game, Ash & Alisha's drunk Vegas escapades, share childhood stories, and the teams play a fun game of 5th grade trivia against each other. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 23, 2022
Josh Peck Got Rejected By THIS Celeb
The girls chat with childhood fave Josh Peck and his "Male Models" podcast co-host Joe Vulpis. The group discusses Josh's new book, getting rejected by a celeb, dating apps, if farting is a dealbreaker, moms on Facebook, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 16, 2022
Is PB Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?
In this hilarious episode, the girls play a trivia game testing their knowledge of history, geography, science, and pop culture with questions like... Who invented the light bulb? How many grandchildren does Kris Jenner have? Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two men to do what? What temperature does water boil? Which country has the largest population? What is Rihanna's real name? And plenty more... come play along! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 09, 2022
He Lied To Me About Another Girl
The girls do a full recap of Remi's birthday party that involved leaving Remi behind because she thought her house was on fire. Plus, a PB Q&A from fans, including questions like if men can be friends with girls, how Alisha has improved her social anxiety, and if a friendship should end if you're both not growing at the same rate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 02, 2022
Introducing: Deux U by Deuxmoi
Join the anonymous creator of the pop culture and entertainment news Instagram account @deuxmoi for a weekly podcast featuring an extensive analysis of the most popular and controversial posts from the account. On every episode “Deux”, along with insiders and expert guests, will take a look behind the post and share exclusive details that haven’t been revealed on Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 28, 2022
What It's Like Losing 2 MILLION Followers Overnight ft. Matt King
Matt King joins Pretty Basic to chat about his transition from Vine, transactional friendships, Matt and Alisha's shared music video appearance, childhood memories, and cheering on Zane and Heath during all of their radical life changes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 23, 2022
Remi Got SCAMMED on a Modeling Job
The girls are back for another episode celebrating Remi's birthday month. Remi surprises Alisha with a past child modeling gig, they chat about Remi's birthday surprise in a limo ft. Kanye West, Alisha shares her experiences on a solo self-care trip, and Remi outlines her hangry adventures in NYC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 16, 2022
We Caught These Influencers Talking Sh*t About Us
The one and only Oli joins Alisha and Remi to chat about the inner workings of the influencer world. The trio discusses what is proper collab etiquette and what not to do when collaborating with another influencer, share stories about shady things people have done to them, and when to block vs. mute vs. unfollow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 09, 2022
Why I'm Going Back To My Toxic Ex
The girls are back this week talking about what you should when a friend is dating someone toxic. Are friendship interventions effective at all? Alisha shares what she learned from meeting back up with her dating coach, and Remi confronts Alisha about "why" she wants to date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 02, 2022
Remi Set Alisha Up on a Blind Date
The girls are back for Season 4 of PB!!! Alisha gets real about finding purpose after a chaotic 2021, the girls chat about breaking away from societal timelines and standards, Remi takes over Alisha's date app and sets her up, and they discuss the importance of putting yourself first. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 26, 2022
This Broke Our Friendship
Remi and Oli go all in for the season finale! The two get into all things friendship. From how they met, to things that almost ruined their relationship and how they overcame it, how Oli really feels about Remi's boyfriend Cal, and what it's like for both Remi and Alisha to juggle the same best friend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 15, 2021
How Much Is Your Mental Health Worth?
Alisha and Remi are recapping and reflecting on their 2021. From launching their brands like Parallel and Cooking with Remi and dealing with the mental and emotional exhaustion that comes with it. What's it been like living life at the edge of a burnout, and how to get yourself in a better mental state. Plus, favorites from 2021 in beauty, entertainment, personal moments, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 08, 2021
This Podcast Saved Our Friendship
Remi tells her story about witnessing Pete Davidson & Kim K's love affair. The girls do a Q&A about a ton of topics from trust in friendships, being the single friend, getting over toxic men, and more. Plus, NEXT WEEK is the big launch for Pretty Basic merch - finally! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 01, 2021
Alisha Needs To Get Laid
You know it's going to be a juicy episode by the title. The girls are talking all about Alisha meeting with a dating coach, plus Harry Styles' new brand (he knew what he was doing with the name and the look of the products). And Remi hits Vegas again and talks all about her flight and gambling fails! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 24, 2021
Losing Yourself To Find Yourself
The girls have a very special bonus episode this week talking all about identity. They discuss their journey to where they've gotten to today, the phases they've gone through, the ups and the downs, everything they've learned through the process, and what they're most excited for in their next chapters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 19, 2021
Setting Boundaries 101
We've all found ourselves saying yes or no too little or too often, and we get caught doing things we don't want to, or getting ourselves in situations we didn't want to be in. The girls are discussing everything around setting boundaries in our lives, plus things you think are embarrassing but aren't, how to approach rekindling old friendships, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 17, 2021
Our Opinions on Tana's Drama
Remi and Alisha get into a lot of Pretty Pop Culture discussing Ariana Grande's casting in Wicked, Pete Davidson and Kim K dating, and Tana's drama with Kylie Jenner. Plus, the girls discuss the tragedy that took place at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 10, 2021
What NOT To Do In Bed ft. Wild Til 9
Back by popular demand the girls are joined by the one and only LaurDIY and boyfriend Jeremy from Wild Til 9. The crew shares some ridiculous stories and touches on a bunch of different topics, including whose kids will need the most therapy, who would show up at their high school reunion in a Lambo, who would start a family channel for money, and whose standards dip the lowest after a few drinks?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 03, 2021
Am I the Problem? Losing Friends + Diet Culture
Remi goes solo in the studio this week to chat about receiving an unexpected note on her car, internet hate, people pleasing, how self-care impacts friendships, and what navigating through her post-covid fitness journey has been like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 27, 2021
C13Features Presents: Treat, Starring Kiernan Shipka
A perfect town comes with a terrifying price. From C13Features comes Treat, a podcast movie starring Kiernan Shipka as Allie West, an unpopular teenager who is dealing with issues beyond her years while struggling to fit in with her seemingly perfect small town. But, on one Halloween night, everything changes, and she discovers that her town’s idyllic image comes at a deadly cost. As she learns about the mysterious Piper’s powerful hold on the town, she, along with her younger brother, realize they are the only ones who can save their community before it’s too late. Can Allie West help rescue her family, and their town, and even herself, from its evil past and own demise? Grab some popcorn, and get lost in your imagination in this new thrilling and frightening podcast movie experience, Treat, from C13Features, a Cadence13 Studio. Available now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 26, 2021
Our Relationship is in Jeopardy
Remi is joined by her BF Cal to chat about Kim K on SNL, Remi's recent "stalker" encounter, a play a game of Jeopardy where they answer questions and discuss their dogs, drunken memories, living together, and being the first borns of their family. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 20, 2021
I'm Finally Getting Botox
Remi & Alisha talk about fan-girling at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic (plus, have we been pronouncing it wrong this whole time?!), Remi getting botox for the first time, Alisha's indecisiveness, and Remi almost getting her leg amputated! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 13, 2021
From Influencing to Million Dollar Brand - Marianna Hewitt & Lauren Ireland
Remi and Alisha are joined by the co-founders of the iconic beauty brand Summer Fridays! The girls discuss how they made the transition from influencing to becoming business owners, how Summer Fridays got off the ground, some of their first products, how the pandemic changed their business, how social media has changed marketing, and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 06, 2021
The One Where Remi and Alisha FINALLY Go to Vegas
The girls FINALLY hit Vegas together for Life is Beautiful and recap the entire trip! Some wild stories from the weekend trying to do traditional Vegas things while also going to a music festival. Dinner at Tao did not turn out so great for the waiter and Mia. Alisha was disappointed in the male eye candy over the weekend, the girls hit the tables, and they recap some of their favorite performances from the festival. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 29, 2021
After the Friendship Breakup: Mia and Alisha Tell All
The episode you've all been waiting for. Mia and Alisha follow up on their Truth or Drink video from 2020 and go much deeper on the podcast! Remi plays mediator as the girls spill all the tea about their friendship breakup, how things are going now, and play some fun games and share a few wild stories. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 22, 2021
Truth or Drink with Zane & Heath: Unfiltered
The girls invite the hilarious duo of Zane & Heath in for a Truth or Drink! The crew ranks Vlod Squad podcasts, discusses luxury cars, their dumbest purchases, which Vlog Squad member they would kick out, celebrity fights, and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 15, 2021
Finally Getting Canceled
The girls are chatting about TikTok hate comments (and Alisha accidentally going viral), the resurgence of Twilight, and Remi introduces Alisha to the Instagram celebrity gossip account @deuxmoi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 08, 2021
How to Love Your Body + Dating Advice ft. Ava Jules
The girls are joined this week by Ava Jules! They dive into it all, including how Justin Bieber influenced the launch of her YouTube career, talk all about body positivity, the pros and cons of living in Hawai'i vs, LA, and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 01, 2021
Help, I'm in Love with My Best Friend
It's an advice episode! Remi and Alisha are doing their much-anticipated "Ask PB" where you guys have written in your situations or stories and they're talking about them. From following your dreams, to stigmas around STDs, going through breakups, advice on starting college, period issues, and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 25, 2021
Drama in the Beauty Community & Getting Tipsy w/ Daisy Marquez
The girls welcome their first guest on studio: the one and only Daisy Marquez! And with Daisy's wine company, there was definitely a few glasses flowing while recording.... The girls dive deep in to all things beauty and drama that comes in the community. Plus, astrology and which signs go well with each other, they share their love for Bethany Mota, talk about being the mommy vloggers, and everything in between! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 18, 2021
We Got A Studio, Fake Relationships, & Hawaii Hookups
Welcome to the first Pretty Basic from the new studio!! The girls walk through the whole process of getting it up and what's to come for PB. Plus, plotting Alisha's first publicity boyfriend, the girls talk about where in their lives they find validation, and Remi gives an update on the wild Hawaii hookup story from a few weeks ago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 11, 2021
Girl Talk Part 2: Flirting, Jealousy, & Confidence
Back by popular demand the girls are picking up from last week's episode and answering more of your questions! Topics like how to flirt via text, dealing with jealousy in friendships, being attracted to other people while you're in a relationship, and is there such thing as right time wrong person? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 04, 2021
TMI Girl Talk: Sex, Dating & Periods
It's the conversation you may have felt too awkward to have! The girls are getting into all things TMI this week, but things that need to be talked about! From periods, to sexual health, to shaving (and some painful experiences). Plus, tips on approaching sex on a first date, advice on getting back together with an ex, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 28, 2021
Josh Peck: How To Make It in Hollywood, Acting Tips, & Mastering Social Media
The one and only Josh Peck joins the girls this week to chat about everything under the sun. From growing up a childhood star with Drake & Josh, to reinventing himself and the content he creates as he’s gotten older, the rise and fall of Vine (RIP), and what it’s been like on set and starring in a major Disney Plus production, Turner & Hooch. Plus, his wild story about losing a role to Rami Malek, which ended up being a key breakout for Malek’s career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 21, 2021
Weird Kinks, Saving Lives, & UFO's
Remi is back from her trip to Hawaii with some INSANE stories, from meeting a girl who had a date with a guy you’ll have to actually hear to believe, to almost drowning while swimming with Dolphins, to seeing a UFO?? You don’t want to miss these stories. Plus, Alisha talks about how to feel motivated and excited for upcoming projects when you feel like you’re in a lull. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 14, 2021
Tips On Being Single In Your 20’s
Alisha hosts this week's episode! As she is back home getting ready for her best friend's wedding, she's reflecting on the social pressures of being in a relationship and preparing to "settle down" in. your 20's, and why it's completely OK if you don't fall into that category. Ways to juggle growing your career while dating, how to block out "success" stories of people getting married young, and why sometimes it's better to hold off on a relationship until you're confident you're ready. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 07, 2021
Honest Chat: Cancel Culture, Feeling Drained, & What We're Learning Right Now
It’s a Pretty Basic therapy session. Sometimes you just need to talk it out, so the girls are getting vulnerable and chatting through everything weighing heavy on them. From ways to stay present, where we should be directing our energy, why our social batteries feel so drained, how to be more positive and intentional communicators, feeling stressed about letting others down, how to take constructive criticism, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 30, 2021
No One Showed Up To My Meetup
The girls have had some pretty “humbling” (aka embarrassing) moments in their careers as influencers. From uncomfortable encounters with other influencers, to embarrassing moments on the red carpet, to meet and greets with a very… modest… turnout. The girls are laughing through all of their most humbling moments, which makes us realize juuuuust when we think we’re hot sh*t, life has a funny way of hitting us with a dose of reality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 23, 2021
How To Deal With Toxic Relationships, Mental Health, and Confidence
The girls are catching up and answering all of your questions this week! Ways to improve on mental health, tips on feeling more confident, how to be engaging on dating apps, navigating toxic relationships with family members, and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 16, 2021
Catching Cheaters On Venmo
It’s been a minute! The girls are catching on everything and spilling all the tea. Logan Paul fights and Remi does too?? Alisha catches us up on Parallel Apparel and Remi chats through production of Cooking with Remi. Plus, Alisha goes full ride-or-die mode after finding a sketchy Venmo from Remi’s boyfriend, and Alisha is back on the dating scene and went out with… a celebrity??! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 09, 2021
How Alisha Marie & Ashley Nichole Started Their Clothing Brand Parallel Apparel
Alisha and Ash have launched their new clothing brand!!! Remi and the sisters sit down to talk about their newly launch athleisure brand Parallel Apparel, two years in the making. They talk through everything from the creative process, all of the hurdles and bumps along the way, taking huge risks, learning so much about the business side of things, and everything in between. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 03, 2021
What Happens In Vegas...Doesn’t Always Stay In Vegas
A trip to Vegas becomes ICONIC as Remi runs into a few Pretty Basic fans which turns into one wild night you have to hear to believe. The chronicles of Alisha’s dating life continues and… guys just need to get their s*** together. Plus, Remi launches her new show “Cooking with Remi” and chats through the process of getting it launched and PB WON A WEBBY!!!!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 26, 2021
Nava Rose: Blowing Up On TikTok & Finding Your Niche
The girls chat this week with TikTok and fashion legend Nava Rose! She talks about how she draws inspiration for her videos and her creative process of filming, how to create original content and why it’s important to be unique, what it’s like blowing up in TikTok after being on YouTube for years, and gives advice to people trying to create trends and go viral! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 19, 2021
How To Change Your Life & Love What You Do For A Living
It’s easy to get caught in the rut of working your typical 9 to 5 and living for the weekends, trying to save up for retirement to then live your “dream life” - but why aren’t we living our dream life now? Alisha is talking this week about how we can find passion in life, why thinking outside of the box can make you successful, and how to make changes to start living the life you’ve always wanted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 12, 2021
How To Work With Your Dream Brand ft. Thu Do from Summer Fridays
Take some notes this week as the girls have a super informative chat with good friend and Sr. Manager of Influencers+Partnerships at Summer Fridays, Thu Do. She shares all her knowledge of breaking into the influencer space from behind the scenes, tips on how to grow your career, what brands are actually looking for from influencers, and so much more. Plus, she shares insider knowledge on how deals get done, and spills the tea on some of the craziest stories with influencers on brand trips! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 05, 2021
Breaking Up + Sex In Quarantine
This last year has tested a lot of relationships, including Remi and boyfriend Cal. No question is off limits this episode as they share everything about relationships and living together during quarantine. Things like biggest fights and working through them, managing time together and apart, what it’s like moving in together so soon after dating, and how to keep things spicy in the bedroom 🔥 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 28, 2021
The Crazy Lies Of An Influencer
Influencers gone wild! The girls are chatting about the ins and outs of what it’s like to be an influencer. What actually happens on brand trips, getting exposed for “flying” on fake private jets, and some ridiculous stories of what people will do just to land a deal.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 21, 2021
Weight Gain Post-Pandemic
This past year has been really hard for all of us, both physically and mentally. Remi and Alisha have a vulnerable conversation about their physical and mental journeys over the past year, the ups and the downs, and share ways we can all improve our overall health. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 14, 2021
Patrick Starrr: Turning A Social Media Following Into A World Wide Business
Beauty and YouTube legend Patrick Starr sits down with the girls! From how he got started in beauty, transitioning into making videos and working with celebrities, to building an empire around his brand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 07, 2021
This Needs To End: My Experiences With Asian Hate
In light of the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans, Remi opens up about her feelings on it all, and shares her experiences. From the oppressions her family faced immigrating to the United States, to the microaggressions she has felt first hand. The girls have an open discussion about it, and talk about what we can do to level the playing field for all racial groups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 31, 2021
Alisha’s First Dating Experience: Social Anxiety & Dating Apps
After staying private about it for years, Alisha finally opens up about her dating life! Why she stayed out of it for so long, reasons for getting back into dating, and some of the struggles she encountered. The girls talk through how to get past social anxieties of dating, discuss tips for going on dates, and obviously share some hilarious stories. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 24, 2021
Women Are F*cking Powerful
An ode to women everywhere this week! The girls dive into all of the headlines surrounding women in the news: Meghan Markle, the Britney Spears documentary, Burger King’s tweets, and the murder of a woman in the UK. How women are strong, resilient, and changes we need to make going forward! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 17, 2021
Bretman Rock - Making His Dreams A Reality
The girls sit down with the one and only iconic Bretman Rock! Bretman talks about everything from growing up knowing he was going to be a star, why he is SUCH a Leo, what it’s like being an influencer in Hawaii, shares some hilarious stories behind the scenes of his MTV show, and so much more! Plus, Remi shares a wild story that involves a one-night stand and crystals??? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 10, 2021
Why Is He Playing Me? Ft. LaurDIY & Jeremy Lewis
It’s an epic podswap with Wild Til 9 featuring the legend herself LaurDIY and her boyfriend (and recovering f**kboy) Jeremy. The crew gets deep into Laur and Jeremy’s relationship, and we get the guy’s perspective on everything from how to approach f**kboys, why they do the things they do, being open about intentions, dating someone with a history, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 03, 2021
Current Favorites: Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle
The girls are going through their ultimate Love/Hate list! All of the items they’re vibing with like beauty products, clothing deals, food products, music, and home must-haves! Plus, keeping it real, all of the things we can do without, from life annoyances to time-consuming activities. And what’s the deal with David Dobrik’s puzzle?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 24, 2021
We Have Our Own Makeup Palette!
The girls are super excited to share all the details about their color palette collaboration with Tarte! Everything that went into getting it done, and how thankful they are to have such amazing fans supporting them through it! Plus, Remi shares some WILD stories with some Amazon packages at her house, and they dive into #FreeBritney Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 17, 2021
Maddie & Kenzie Ziegler - Growing Up In the Spotlight, TikTok & Dating in LA
Gen Z “it” sisters Maddie and Kenzie Ziegler swing by Pretty Basic! The girls dish on growing up in the spotlight through Dance Moms, finding their own way with music, dance, and acting, and all of the pressures that have come along with it.  Plus, plenty of fashion tips, and they spill the tea on their current boyfriends and how they’re managing to keep relationships private. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 10, 2021
You Can’t Please Everyone: Friends, Relationships & Parents
In honor of Remi’s 26th birthday, she and Alisha discuss the Top 25 things she’s learned in her first 25 years. From major life lessons, to things they wish they knew sooner, all of the hardships that have helped them grow as people, and everything in between. Check out our full shopping list plus great Valentine's Day gift ideas at ! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 03, 2021
Olivia O'Brien: Topping Music Charts, TikTok Stardom, & Dating Toxic Men
Pop star and TikTok sensation Olivia O’Brien joins the girls! Dishing on everything from her rise to fame, recording over the past year, shooting the NOW music video, relationships and who some of her music has been written about, and could we see a full album coming soon?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 27, 2021
She’s Just Not That Into You
Season 3! The girls get caught up after a hiatus from the podcast and a crazy December of Vlogmas. Alisha talks economics of her billboard, and did it also help her land a boy? Plus, Remi spent her break by getting... a dog vaccine?? And Alisha FINALLY gets on the TikTok train. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 20, 2021
K, Bye 2020: What This Year Has Taught Us
The final episode of Season 2! 2020 was a year that nobody could have predicted and was quite a whirlwind for all of us. The girls are reflecting on the things they’ve learned in 2020, how the year has changed us, and what we can look forward to in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 23, 2020
Natalie Mariduena: From Personal Assistant To Million Dollar Deals
The girls welcome the one and only Natalie Mariduena, getting to know the real person behind everything you see in David Dobrik's vlogs and the wildness around the Vlog Squad.. From growing up with David and eventually coming his first assistant, to how they've grown over these past few years, her new roles and business ventures, a public dating life, and the story behind one of the most epic birthday gifts ever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 16, 2020
The Secrets Behind Drama & Vlogmas
The girls update us in the midst of Vlogmas, why mental breakdowns are inevitable this time of year, and how to manage them. Plus, both discuss past friendship drama and how to approach various situations to properly stand up for yourself while keeping relationships strong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 09, 2020
Our Opinion On YouTube Fights
Remi and Alisha are diving into some Pretty Pop Culture with the Grammy’s coming up and the Jake Paul vs. Nate Robinson fight. Plus, drama with Logan Paul getting into a Twitter fight with his ex’s father! The girls have a mom and daughter night together with embarrassing childhood stories flying around, and Vlogmas is upon us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 02, 2020
How Much We’ve Changed & Our Biggest Regrets
100 episodes of Pretty Basic!! The girls are celebrating TWO very big milestones on the show by reflecting on the very beginning of Pretty Basic, and how they’ve grown and changed, both on the show and in their personal lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 25, 2020
Sex Dreams + Scammers!!
Remi and her boyfriend take the next step in their relationship, while an interesting dream leads to an incredible gift from Alisha. And are dream orgasms a real thing?? Plus, Rem shares stories about both her and Cal getting scammed, and the girls swap houses! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 18, 2020
Emma Chamberlain: Gen Z’s It Girl, YouTube Fame & Dating In LA
The episode you’ve all been waiting for! The girls are joined by the one and only Emma Chamberlain for a much anticipated hang out. They chat everything from their awkward first encounter with each other, YouTube then vs. now, dating life, fashion trends, and everything in between. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 11, 2020
The Secrets We’ve Been Hiding...
The girls have felt like they’ve been vague with a lot of things on the podcast in the past, but it’s time to address all those things they’ve avoided! Everything from specific friendship breakups, their biggest fights with each other, drunkest nights together, and Alisha opens up about why she’s been quiet about her sex life. Plus, what Alisha really thought about Remi’s boyfriend, and what were their true “ride or die” moments? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 04, 2020
How To Get Over A F*ck Boy
We all know those guys that we hate to love and seemingly can never get away from… f*ckboys. How to recognize them, the various levels of f*ckboyism, and how to ultimately get over them. Plus, when it’s ok to actually give in to them sometimes, and how to approach dating app and hookup culture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 28, 2020
Rickey Thompson & Denzel Dion: OnlyFans, Dating App Nightmares & Iconic Duos
This week the girls are joined by the ICONIC duo of Rickey Thompson and Denzel Dion. They discuss their new podcast, share never-heard-before details of some projects they’re working on, and what their most controversial opinions are. Plus, Rickey shares one of his craziest Grindr encounters, and what’s really going down on the Close Friends Instagram stories?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 21, 2020
Disney Crushed My Dreams
The girls are back chatting about some of the dangers of social media, and can David Dobrik’s new app rival Instagram? Plus, Remi shares her story about being cast in a Disney music video shoot and the tricky line of being “used” for diversity. Plus, strange encounters with animals, and what’s up with shrooms? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 14, 2020
What Your Astrology Sign Says About You w/ Oli Abbas
Remi is joined this week by the one and only Oli Abbas! The two spill all the tea on their deep friendship, most wild nights, and craziest stories together. Plus, dream proposals, and does your astrology sign match your personality? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 07, 2020
So You're Having A Quarter-Life Crisis?
Our mid-20s can be a really challenging time, especially now. Questioning whether we went to school for the right thing, are on the right trajectory with our careers, or have anxiety about not being where we want to be. All of those feelings are normal, and the girls are discussing it all this week. How to tackle the quarter-life crisis and ways to use this time to set us up for the rest of our lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 30, 2020
TikTok Stardom + Staying Relevant
The girls are total stans of Bretman Rock, Alisha made Truth or Drink very awkward, Addison Rae gets cast in a “She’s All That” remake, and Remi had WHAT for a pet!?! Plus, a little Pretty Basic Biz with the girls discussing how Remi is rebranding her channel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 23, 2020
Drunk Decision Leads To Messy Mistake...
Alisha got drunk and edited a video for Remi! The idea was great, the execution and reaction was… a bit mixed. The girls are also chatting about gender reveal parties getting out of control, Keeping Up With The Kardashians is ending after 20 seasons, and a long conversation about the progression of body positivity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 16, 2020
Wardrobe Malfunctions On A Red Carpet w/ Ashley Nichole
The episode you've all been waiting for, the sister episode! Alisha Marie and Ashley Nichole co-host this week and chat on everything from growing up with each other, relationships with themselves and others, what it's like living and working together, arguments, and everything in between. Plus, answering some fan questions, and reliving Ash's ICONIC first red carpet moment that will live in infamy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 09, 2020
Addressing Our Internet Beef
The girls are back catching up on Alisha’s brand new car, talk about some of their most embarrassing memories, and dive into all the comments on a Twitter hate page dedicated to them. Then, they address all the rumors and share stories of all their former beefs with other creators.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 02, 2020
Paparazzi, Kpop, & F*** Boys
The girls go on a deep dive to decipher some of Taylor Swift’s lyrics, discuss how much celebrities actually work alongside paparazzi, and Remi’s mom stans BTS which gets the girls into a whole Kpop discussion. Plus, Alisha updates everyone on all the f***bois hitting her up on dating apps Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 26, 2020
To All The Girls Who’ve Been Played Before
Remi is joined this week by her boyfriend Cal and gets the full scoop on dating, relationships, and hookups from a guy’s perspective. What they look for in a dating app profile, how to tell if they want something serious or a fling, what they actually think about your platonic guy friend, and what does it REALLY mean if he keeps watching your Instagram stories?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 19, 2020
YouTube Drama, Felonies, & Starting Beef
Lots of drama in the YouTube world with the FBI raiding Jake Paul’s house, the Stokes Twins arrested for a prank video, and did Emma Chamberlain start beef with the girls??? Plus, they answer a range of fan questions, like how to stay healthy during quarantine, effective ways to budget your money and save, living with your BFF, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 12, 2020
No Wonder I’m So Damn Anxious
Alisha is back for another solo episode catching everyone up on her dealings with anxiety. From speaking to a psychiatrist and the benefits that brought, to going on medication (and the crazy dreams that come with it), and how she’s learned to overcome. Plus, some exercises that we can all do to help if we’re dealing with similar issues. Also, some behind the scenes on her latest video with LaurDIY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 05, 2020
Apparently I’m Sexually Deprived
Alisha is back and the girls continue the conversation from last week on how to navigate tricky situations in friendships and relationships. Plus, Remi’s wild dream has the girls digging into the meaning behind it, Alisha had a few drinks and went on quite an adventure, and Remi had surgery?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 29, 2020
BFF Breakups…. We Don’t Talk Anymore
Remi is joined this week by her best friend Kaylee as they discuss everything related to friendships and relationships. How lifelong friendships are formed, managing relationships that may have fallen out, and navigating toxic friendships (and when to cut things off). Plus, will the epic Skater Goat video make a triumphant return? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 22, 2020
Charli D’Amelio, Hype House Drama, and Kanye for President?
The girls are back with another episode of Pretty Pop Culture. TONS of drama in the TikTok world between Sway and Hype House catches Charli D’Amelio in the middle of it. Plus, what’s the future of TikTok after recent talks it may be banned? Sad news with Glee star Naya Rivera missing, and is Kanye 2020 legit?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 15, 2020
Opening Up About My Sexual Assault Story
Remi opens up about her experience with sexual assault, and the girls discuss possible coping mechanisms and ways to support others who have gone through similar experiences. Then, a light Q&A session: embarrassing moments, awkward first kisses, breakups, and a lot of drama on YouTube.  Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 08, 2020
Relationships 101: Exes, BFFs, & Boyfriends
The girls get into a deep conversation about all things relationships. From acquaintances and co-workers, to best friends, exes, and friend’s boyfriends. Making the most out of all relationships, do’s and don’ts, where and how to draw boundaries, and knowing when it’s time to cut things off completely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 01, 2020
The Pretty Basic Master List: Beauty, Health, & Lifestyle Must Haves
Quarantine has been rough for all of us but that doesn’t mean the girls haven’t been finding a lot of things they love! From skin care tips and athleisure outfits, to new food concoctions and healthy(?) cocktails, Remi and Alisha are listing off ALL of their favorite things they’ve been discovering/using/doing over the past few months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 24, 2020
Claudia Sulewski - Fame, OG Youtube, & Stalking Your Crush
Claudia Sulewski is an OG Youtuber and good friend of Remi and Alisha. She opens up on everything from transitioning into acting, to buying a house with her boyfriend Finneas, and so much more. Plus, the girls discuss how the world of content and YouTube have change and how it will all continue to evolve.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 17, 2020
An open conversation about Black Lives Matter
A special episode this week as the girls discuss everything around the Black Lives Matter movement, what they’ve learned, and what we can all do to make a positive change! All ad revenue proceeds from this episode will be donated in support of BLM. Links to get involved, donate, and learn more: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 10, 2020
Don’t Mix Business With Pleasure - Call Her Daddy Drama
Big week for drama! The girls dive into all the tea around Call Her Daddy, how business and money can really stake a divide in relationships, and talk about how much really goes on behind the scenes of a podcast. Plus, drama with Lana Del Rey, Hillary Duff, Khloe Kardashian, and is it time to cancel cancel culture? Remi and her boyfriend get into their biggest fight ever… and HOW MUCH did she pay for a psychic reading!?! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 27, 2020
Getting Real AF About Dealing With Anxiety & Mental Health
Alisha opens up in a heart-to-heart episode about some of the struggles she’s been going through during quarantine, and why sometimes it’s not all glitz and glam in the life of “Alisha Marie”. Anxiety, depression, negative thoughts, and all the ways it can really impact your life – she’s felt it, and shares her experiences in overcoming it. If you’ve felt any of this, especially over the last few months, you’re not alone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 20, 2020
Crazy Baby Names and a Wild Night in Vegas!
The girls are back together and catching up over some Pretty Basic Pop Culture: Elon Musk and Grimes’ bizarre baby name, and drama involving Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo! Plus, they go into the full backstory of how they became friends (hint: plenty of Tito’s was involved) and dive into some ridiculous moments in an epic night in Vegas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 13, 2020
One Night Stands, First Impressions, and A Baby?!
Remi opens up about her recent feelings of stress and anxiety since quarantine started and talks through the ways she's been able to manage and overcome them. Plus, a hilarious story about trying to get over a f***boi, Zayn and Gigi are having a baby sending all the One Direction stans into a frenzy, and Remi answers a bunch of questions on fitness, friendships, relationships, and a lot more. What's it like living with your boyfriend during a quarantine, and the real story behind what she thought of Cal when they first matched! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 06, 2020
Pretty Pop Culture: Travis Scott, Kim K, and David Dobrik
The girls are really missing each other and get into a game of Never Have I Ever (Quarantine Edition) to find out what they’ve really been up to. Then, a new game of Pretty Pop Culture diving into stories like David Dobrik’s latest vlog and Travis Scott’s Fortnite concert. Plus, with so many of you asking about starting a business during quarantine, the girls dish out their tips and advice to get you off the ground! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 29, 2020
Jealousy, Authenticity, and Everything In-between
It’s been a minute so the girls are doing a fun Q&A answering all of your questions. Topics like public relationships, manifesting dreams and goals, bonding moments with your best friend, weird music we all secretly listen to (everyone has their guilty pleasure), how they’re staying healthy and snacking during quarantine, and many more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 22, 2020
Alisha Slides in Celebrity DMs?
As quarantine continues Alisha has turned into an accidental chef and Remi’s boyfriend (like most guys) can’t understand why she’s crying. The girls go through the ways our habits may change after this, and how some things they thought were necessities maybe aren’t? Plus, Alisha’s hilarious story of a guy she made out with one night and the after effects. And, she shoots her shot with some hot athletes and celebs and one responded in her DMs???  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 15, 2020
Dating, Rejection, & Bumble Boy
Dating during a quarantine isn't exactly easy but that's why we have quaranflings! The girls dive into everything about having a fling right now, and the struggles of using dating apps vs. meeting in real life, especially in LA. Why does it always seem like guys will hit you up again when you start seeing someone? Speaking of, Bumble Boy makes his way back onto the show, and Remi gives the full story on their relationship. Plus, Alisha does some crafts at home which ends up turning into a hilarious prank on a roommate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 08, 2020
Breakups, Drama, & Banana Bread
The girls go deep on dealing with all kinds of breakups, how celebrities deal with their public relationships, and quarantine has gotten Remi to discover she's really into wine. In celebrity news, they spill all the tea on the Kimye and T.Swift drama, and Chrissy Teigen and Chris Klemens team up to make content that is restoring all our sanity. Plus, shows you need to be watching, and Alisha's Salsa Fiasco of Quarantine 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 01, 2020
How We Stay Productive & Motivated While Stuck At Home
Being quarantined at home can really be challenging, it’s important we take care of ourselves now more than ever! The girls discuss how they’re dealing with it, give tips on being how to remain productive, and talk through how we can all stay positive during this whole situation. Plus, Remi officially moves into her new home while Alisha has turned hers into a sorority house!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 25, 2020
Pros & Cons Of Dating An Influencer - Q&A With Remi’s Boyfriend
Remi and her boyfriend Cal go through the dating question gauntlet! Along with TK, they discuss the excitement (and also the growing pains) of going through the early stages of a relationship, getting over differences and dealing with fights, and what they’ve learned from each other. Plus, white lies they’ve told, each other’s pet peeves, and Cal dishes on what it’s really like to date Remi.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 18, 2020
Real Life Struggles During Your 20s...What We Wish We Knew
This week, Alisha and Remi get into the hardships you run into in your 20’s. They cover issues like the stresses of moving, the daunting task of having to find your own health insurance and doctors, having to pay bills, relationship issues, and so much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 11, 2020
How Are All These Influencers Buying a House? Pros and Cons of Buying a House in Your 20's
On this week’s episode, Alisha and Remi share a couple of their unpopular opinions, Alisha talks about a pregnancy dream that had her shook, Remi fills us in about her house hunt, plus the girls FINALLY reveal what brought them on that famous New Zealand trip! All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 04, 2020
Pregnancy & Parasite & TikToks, Oh My!
Remi is back! The girls cover Remi’s trip to Tulum, Alisha’s new found TikTok obsession, how they spent their Valentine’s Days, their recent Sunday fun-day, and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 26, 2020
Staying Relevant on Social Media + Expanding Your Team - ft Taylor King
With Remi out of town for the week, Alisha is joined in studio by the one and only Taylor King! TK interviews Alisha, and they talk about how they came to work together, the ins and outs of the YouTube business, which celebrities and influencers have peaked, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 19, 2020
He Won’t Stop Hitting Me Up To Promote His...
In this week’s episode, the ladies cover Remi’s birthday plans, Alisha’s gas station catastrophe, Taylor Swift’s documentary, tips for young entrepreneurs trying to gain momentum, and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 12, 2020
Working With Your Best Friend + Running into Your Ex
The girls are back for season two of Pretty Basic! To kick things off, Alisha and Remi introduce a new show segment, then they talk about what they’ve been up to on their time off, a wild trip to Ohio, and much more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 05, 2020
Our 2020 Resolutions
This is the last episode of season 1 of Pretty Basic! The ladies introduce their final game of the year (spoiler: it's a year's worth of bloopers), they check in on their resolutions for 2019, and they look to the new year and their resolutions for 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 18, 2019
The Biggest Moments of 2019
Alisha and Remi have had a jam-packed week. They went to the "Frozen" and "Charlie's Angeles" premieres, and the "People's Choice Awards." They recap how insane everything has been, and spill all the tea. Then they open their phones and take a look back over the past year of their lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 04, 2019
How We've Changed from the Past
Season One of Pretty Basic is ending, so the girls will be releasing episodes every other week through the end of the year. They have an exciting rapid-fire game where they have to say the first thing that comes to mind when they're given a word. And finally, they touch on topics they've covered throughout their first season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 20, 2019
How We Deal with Anxiety
The girls skip their game today and get into a serious discussion about anxiety and how to function with it. Remi had her first ever panic attack, and Alisha discusses her background with anxiety and how she dealt with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 06, 2019
Losing Someone to Love Yourself: Breakups and Celebrities
It’s officially Remi and Alisha’s one year anniversary of Pretty Basic! Remi finds a “one year anniversary” quiz and puts Alisha to the test. Then, they get into Selena Gomez’s new music and how hard it can be to get over someone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 30, 2019
I Hope He's Listening to This
The girls get nostalgic because they're one year into doing the podcast, if you can believe it. The girls record in the original studio where they started it all. They kick it off with a game, and then discuss growth and how much things have changed in a year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 23, 2019
Healthy Relationships and How to Maintain Them
Alisha and Remi play a game where they figure out different celebrity brands! How would they describe Jeffree Star, Billie Eilish, and others? Then, the girls talk about the importance of building and maintaining healthy relationships in dating, friendships, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 16, 2019
Expectations and Putting People on a Pedestal
Alisha and Remi catch you up on their incredible trip to Japan, and they also try to impress each other with a “speed dating” game. Then they get into their realizations from the past year; including taking more risks, how their body image ideas changed, and why Remi might have made her relationship too hard in the beginning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 09, 2019
How This Podcast Changed Us
Alisha and Remi do another Q&A session to answer more of your pressing questions! What was the biggest milestone in their friendship? The girls also pop off on the importance of wearing what's comfortable to you, AND you'll get a tease to a future episode about Remi's life in a sorority! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 02, 2019
Alisha and Remi's Favorite Things
The girls play a game of questions so you can get to know them better. Then, they share with you their complete, in-depth list of their favorite products. Don't miss it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 25, 2019
Are We Down B*****s?
The girls play a game of “highs and lows.” Has Alisha finally achieved balance? And why was this past weekend the best of Remi’s life? Plus, they get into five qualities about each other that they truly admire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 18, 2019
Our First Kisses, Rumors, and Giant Pandas
Before their game, Remi and Alisha talk about Rem’s love of dehydrated strawberries and their recent trip to Greece. Then they play a “game of firsts, including their first red carpet experience, their first kiss, and the first rumor they heard about themselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 11, 2019
Our 25 Dating App Dealbreakers
Alisha and Remi talk about their dating dealbreakers, especially when it comes to dating apps. Is it okay to overuse emojis? What about correct grammar? Plus - are gym selfies a turn-on or a turn-off for the girls? They'll answer all these questions and more! And here's the link to the website the girls mention in the show: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 04, 2019
Our Worst Personality Traits
The girls go over their enneagram tests and what that means for their personalities. How does it help them in their everyday lives? And which type are you? You're about to find out! Here's the link from this episode that the girls talk about, too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 28, 2019
73 Questions with Alisha
We flip the switch this week and ask Alisha "Vogue's" 73 questions. But before we can get to it, the girls play a game about fashion trends. Then we find out ALL about Alisha... including what her star sign is, who's her hero, and what does she do to get her mind off of work? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 21, 2019
73 Questions with Remi (Vogue Parody)
"Vogue" 73 questions, anyone? Alisha takes the reins and asks Remi 73 questions. What is her her favorite holiday, what angers her the most, and what makes her laugh more than anything else? Plus so many more answers to the questions you're dying to know! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 14, 2019
Remi Gets a BOYFRIEND?!
It’s been a week since they’ve seen each other, so they have a lot to catch up on! Alisha and Remi play a game of “Five Last ____“, then they talk about some BIG news in Remi’s life, Alisha’s trip to Illinois, their current favorites, and more. Use coupon code "PRETTYBASIC" for $10 off your first box at #fabfitfunpartner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 07, 2019
Answering YOUR Pressing Questions
In this episode of Pretty Basic, the girls start off with a game of Highs and Lows, recapping their high points and low points of the past week. Then, they take your questions from Twitter and Instagram, like how they got their nicknames we know and love, what to do if a friendship isn’t working out, if life as a YouTuber has changed them, and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 31, 2019
Our Unpopular Opinions
Alisha and Remi give their unpopular opinions, including Alisha's dislike of Thanksgiving food, and Remi really doesn't like cheese. Then they look back over their New Year's resolutions and dive into whether or not they've stuck with them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 24, 2019
The Biggest Struggles of Our 20s
The girls take a Buzzfeed "Which YouTube Beauty Guru Are You?" quiz! Which YouTubers will they be? Then they go deep with the legit struggles we all go through in our 20s, and how to handle them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 17, 2019
Our Biggest Regrets from Previous Episodes
The girls are fresh from their vacation in Anguilla, and are ready to spill all the tea. Then, they take a trip down memory lane and revisit past episodes of the podcast. Where were they in their lives when the episodes were recorded, and what have they learned since then? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 10, 2019
The Worst Part About Being Famous
In honor of Pretty Basic's new verified Twitter account, the girls answer your most pressing tweets. What do they miss most from before they were famous? What are their absolute worst habits? And what was the moment they realized they were both doing what they loved? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 03, 2019
How to Feel More Confident
The girls answer some questions, like what expression did they overuse in high school? What's the weirdest thing they've ever eaten? And what's rocking their world this month? Then they get into body image and how confidence is always the sexiest attribute anyone can have. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 26, 2019
The Art of Letting Go
The girls play another "getting to know you" game! What was their most embarrassing teenage moment? Which cartoon character did they have a crush on? And if they were to get a tattoo, what would it be? Plus, Alisha gets to the hard truths of becoming an adult, what it takes to grow, and moving on from relationships. And here's the sermon Alisha mentioned in the episode: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 19, 2019
What We Don't Like About Each Other - Being Brutally Honest
Alisha and Remi put each other to the test with an honesty quiz! If they were plastic surgeons, what would they change about each other? What are their biggest personality flaws? And what was the most illegal thing they've ever done? Plus, hear all about Remi's crazy weekend filled with ghosts and boys in New Orleans! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 12, 2019
Alisha and Remi's Biggest Fights and Drunkest Moments
The girls reflect on their friendship, and play an entire friendship-based game! What's their funniest story together? What are some of the hardest moments they've been through? And what was their biggest fight? Will the girls' answers match? Stay tuned to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 05, 2019
Alisha Spied on Remi's Dinner Date
The girls play a game where their close friends list facts about them, but the girls are just now reading them for the first time! Then, make sure to stick around for the main course... DID Alisha spy on Remi during Remi's date? And is Remi right to be mad about it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 29, 2019
Who’s More Likely to... Have a Scandal?
Which of Alisha and Remi is more likely to... hold a grudge? Get canceled? Drop $5,000 on a celebrity dating coach? You'll find out when the girls kick off the episode with a game. Also, the girls catch you up on their trip to New York for the YouTube Creator Summit, and they'll tell you about their fun weekend in Ohio! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 22, 2019
Alisha and Remi's "Firsts"
It's an episode of firsts! Alisha and Remi discuss their first pets, first concerts, first brand deals, first crushes... and even their first jobs! Plus, listen closely for a special guest appearance by Remi's adorable pup, Daisy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 15, 2019
Pretty Basic Live in Tempe
Get an inside look into Pretty Basic Live with their show from Tempe, Arizona! They spilled all the tea... live... so prepare to laugh, cry, and have fun. It's almost as good as being there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 08, 2019
Why Am I Not Enough?
The girls are fresh off their four-city mini-tour! They'll give you all the tea on how it went, and they'll also catch you up on weekend two of Coachella. Plus, Alisha and Remi get emotional talking about work-life balance and personal relationships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 01, 2019
Alisha and Remi's Most Emotional Coachella Yet
The girls come up with a game on the fly - what are their biggest pet peeves? They also catch you up on what happened during the first week of Coachella. What were their favorite outifts? Who was the best musical performance? And the girls get emotional when they reflect on last year's Coachella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 24, 2019
When Girls Are High Maintenance
Alisha and Remi kick-off the show by playing "The Secret Game"... and Remi admits to something she was going to take to her grave. Alisha says she might be talking to a guy. Plus, they talked about their favorites last week, and now they'll get into their "worsts." Worst celebrity encounters, worst times they've been hit on, and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 17, 2019
Alisha and Remi's Current Obsessions
Alisha and Remi get into their favorites! What YouTubers are they into right now? What about their favorite music? And their makeup and beauty recs? They're about to tell you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 10, 2019
How to Be Happy When You're Single AF
It's time for a Q&A sesh! What happens when the girls get into arguments? If they hadn't met, where would they be now? And if they were a drink, what drink would they be? Stay tuned... you're about to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Apr 03, 2019
Getting Closure and Being Rejected
Are Alisha and Remi comfortable running into fans in public? Just how hard is it to unplug when you're a social media influencer? We also discover just how close the girls are when they tell a story about a possible intruder in Alisha's house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 27, 2019
The Hard Truth About Losing a Friend
What happened during Alisha and Remi's first live show at SXSW? The girls also clear up some common misconceptions about L.A., and Remi talks about one of the most devastating events of her life. Get ready for all the feels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 20, 2019
Getting to Know the Savage Side of Alisha and Remi
ThirsTEA? Remi and Alisha tell stories about each other at their most savage. And make sure to stay tuned for Remi's story about kicking her good friend's boyfriend off her rooftop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 13, 2019
Alisha's Recent Dating Life
Alisha flusters Remi by playing by "eff, marry, kill" with some of Remi's favorite celebrities. They also discuss their recent trip to New York, flirting with guys at the bar, and Alisha exposes Remi's crush. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Mar 06, 2019
Dropping Out of College and Following Your Dreams
You asked, Alisha and Remi answered! We're taking all your questions, including: what are the girls' favorite qualities about each other, what would they be doing if they weren't on YouTube, and do they regret not finishing college? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 27, 2019
Alisha Got Cheated on and Remi Scaled a Wall
Alisha and Remi get into their favorite and least favorite qualities about themselves, what craziness went down at Remchella, and the return of Bumble Boy! Also, Alisha and Remi make a pact... will they marry each other someday? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 20, 2019
Going Out and Getting Hit On
The girls play more games! What were their stupidest purchases ever? And what were their dumbest injuries? Also, they go deep into "Remchella"… a nonstop celebration of Remi’s birthday. And they give you a secret tip on rejecting a guy that you’re not into. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 13, 2019
Remi & Alisha's Perfect Guys & Dating Dealbreakers
The girls play games where they reveal juicy secrets about each other, guess each other's type of guy, and have their first fight? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 06, 2019
Toxic Friendships, Dating, and Heartbreak
Alisha takes the mic and opens up about what happened in her four-year relationship. She and Remi also take a deep-dive into the meaning of their friendships, losing your virginity, and heartbreak. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 30, 2019
We Saw the Kardashian's Nutritionist, and Here's What Happened
Hello, Pretty Basics! Alisha and Remi are feeling better than ever, and it's all thanks to the Kardashian's nutritionist! The girls go into their wellness journey, and putting yourself first in 2019. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 23, 2019
Hawaii, Coachella, and Gettin'-It-On
Alisha and Remi have high hopes for the new year! Today they talk about their New Year's trip to Hawaii, their Top Five artists to see at Coachella this year, and being late bloomers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 16, 2019
Spilling the Tea on Brand Trips
The girls answer listener questions about how influencer-branded trips work, including a story about how Remi almost DIED in Bora Bora. Get ready because the tea is piping hot and ready to be spilled. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 09, 2019
New Year, New Me (Our 2019 New Year's Resolutions)
Happy New Year! What are Alisha and Remi's New Year's resolutions for 2019? They both wrote them down and are ready to surprise each other... and you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 02, 2019
The Highs and Lows of 2018
2018 was a trying time for everyone, especially Alisha and Remi. The girls recap all their extreme highs and lows - so get your tissues ready! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 26, 2018
Boy Drama & Breakdowns
Welcome back, Pretty Basic listeners! Today, Alisha and Remi give us an inside look into a recent social experiment Remi did... and they may even go on a double date? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 19, 2018
The Toxic Life of Being A Social Media Influencer
Today’s episode Remi interviews Alisha about her youtube burnout and what lead her to take a 2 month hiatus from posting youtube videos. Alisha opens up in a way she never has about her burnout before and gives us insight to her life during that time. This isn’t the first time a creator has felt burnout from what can be a very toxic career. It’s a great reminder that what you see online isn’t always the full story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 12, 2018
The Teams Behind Famous Social Media Influencers
In today’s episode Alisha and Remi give us a crazy insight to the people they work with on their teams that help them be full time social media influencers. From management to agents, this episode is super insightful to anyone interested in the business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 05, 2018
Weight Loss and Slut Shaming
In this episode, Alisha interviews Remi all about her weight loss journey. Remi shares her current and past struggles with the situation, and opens up about not always having the answers to all the questions being asked. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 28, 2018
The First Heartbreak
Remi and Alisha recap their trip to New Zealand and open up about their individual insecurities. Remi talks about her first heartbreak and Alisha shares her fear of missing out on something real. This episode is sponsored by ReBe New York, you can check them out at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 21, 2018
The Truth Behind the Collabs
In today’s episode Alisha spills all the tea about Youtube collabs shes done. Prepare to be shook cause everything is not always as perfect as it seems. Oh, and Remi tells us an embarrassing update about turtle dude.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 14, 2018
Once Upon a First Date
Remi tells us about her date the other night, and Alisha tells us about how she was going to crash it. The two also talk about how viewers sometimes have no idea what goes on behind the tweets and Instagram stories.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 07, 2018
Content, Baby, Content
In today's episode, Alisha and Remi talk about the many struggles of being a YouTuber. One struggle in particular is the challenge of meeting new people, which leads Remi to tell us about one of the worst experiences she's had.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 31, 2018
This is Pretty Basic
Episode one of Pretty Basic serves as an introduction to Alisha and Remi, their friendship and of course what listeners can expect from their new podcast. During this episode the ladies dive into how they met and their first impressions of each other, share some hidden traits on each other and provide background on the inception of Pretty Basic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 24, 2018
Pretty Basic Teaser
Join Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz on Wednesday, October 24th for the premiere episode of their brand new podcast, Pretty Basic! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 20, 2018