Calm Down with Erin and Charissa

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Calm Down With Erin Andrews and Charissa Thompson is all about the conversations you would have with your friends when you think others aren't listening. It's like a text chain put into a podcast. This is the place where Erin and Charissa get real, and no subject is off limits. It’s a “pull back the curtain” look into their lives, while they also ask questions about everyone else’s. Get ready for unfiltered conversations between two girlfriends about life, gossip, sports, and pretty much every random topic that needs to be dissected. Get ready to Calm Down with Erin and Charissa.

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Episode 95: Best of with Jay Cutler, Cam Jordan and Matthew Stafford
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It's that time of year; football season is about to get into full swing! As Erin and Charissa take a break to prepare, worry not friends becasue we have a football-PACKED show for you! Take a listen to some of our favorite NFL guests from earlier this year as they talk about fun interactions with fans, tackling Tom Brady and of course winning the Super Bowl!

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Aug 04, 2022
Episode 94: The Ballad of Linda and Tommy
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Erin and Charissa talk about their vacation adventures that are sure to tickle your funny bone on this episode of the Calm Down podcast. They spend some time together in Montana going to rodeos and other hangs, plus they venture to the serious side to discuss the double standard toward women in the workplace and how there will be no more explanations or apologies. 

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Jul 28, 2022
Episode 93: Pregame - The Joey Chestnut of Edamame
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On this week's Pregame, Erin and Charissa answer your questions rapid-fire style! Listen as they talk about what their last meal would be, whether they prefer a beach or a pool, Mexican or Italian food, discuss their top 3 sports movies, their desert island person excluding family members, and more! 

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Jul 26, 2022
Episode 92: The Italy Trip
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It's time for the details about what everyone's been waiting to hear about on this episode of Calm Down! Charissa shares some stories from her trip to Italy, specifically addressing something people have been asking about. Erin shares her mom's favorite joke and they debate having your furry friends travel with you on a plane. 

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Jul 21, 2022
Episode 91: Pregame - Someone's Crawling On My Back
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On this week's Pregame, Erin and Charissa take on the questions of why hockey players have missing teeth. From there, the conversation goes full speed ahead into stories about injuries, surgeries and surprising massages. 

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Jul 19, 2022
Episode 90: 10 Days Since We've Spoke
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It's time to catch up with Erin and Charissa on this episode of Calm Down. The ladies reconnect after enjoying some vacation time. Charissa discusses her excitement for her new role with Prime Video while Erin shares stories from her adventures in Montana. They also explain what they believe is the hardest part about their jobs. 

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Jul 14, 2022
Episode 89: Pregame - Charissa Is A Dolphin, Erin Is A... Horse?
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Erin and Charissa are back with this gem of a Pregame for you! Listen and laugh as they get back into the swing of things while talking about spirit animals, if a spirit animal has to actually be an animal and what most players are doing the field during their pregame warmups. 

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Jul 12, 2022
Episode 88: No More Heels - Renee Paquette Pt. 2
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It's a double dose of Renee Paquette as Erin and Charissa continue their conversation on this week's episode of the Calm Down podcast. Listen as Renee gives them a behind the scenes look at working in the WWE, talks about becoming an American citizen and they all ruminate out loud about husbands who are obsessed with desserts. 

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Jul 07, 2022
Episode 87: Dating In Secret with Renee Paquette
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Pour yourself a drink and get ready for a good time on this week’s episode as Erin and Charissa welcome special guest Renee Paquette to the Calm Down podcast! Renee shares why the grocery store might be one of her favorite places while relating to Erin about the challenges of dating while living on the road. Also, did Charissa steal Renee’s dream job? 

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Jun 30, 2022
Episode 86: Tampons & Moldy Coffee Creamer
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Wow, there’s a lot to cover on this week’s Calm Down with Erin and Charissa. Erin explains how she found herself getting recognized in an unfortunate situation. Charissa shares a stomach-turning experience she had with her morning cup of coffee. Plus, you’ll find out why you just need to blame it on someone else sometimes.  

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Jun 23, 2022
Episode 85: Pregame - You Have Great Feet
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Back with another fun edition of the Pregame where Erin and Charissa decide who has better feet and a bad habit one of the ladies has recently developed.  

 

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Jun 21, 2022
Episode 84: Turning Things Inside Out
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You never know where things are going to end up on Calm Down with Erin and Charissa. First, Erin explains her quest to fix the smoke alarms in her house while Charissa admits her struggles in the kitchen nearly burned down hers. Before you know it, someone comes "clean" about a special "trick" when you run out of underwear. 

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Jun 16, 2022
Episode 83: Pregame - Are You Afraid of Birds?
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This week's Pregame Erin and Charissa tell you what their first cars were and if they know how to drive a stick shift. Plus, find out if one of the ladies has been hiding a secret fear of birds!

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Jun 14, 2022
Episode 82: Getting Locked Inside Your Own House
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Uh oh, some big problems on this episode of Calm Down. First, Erin begins by sharing some sad news while Charissa explains how she passed the time during a 4 hour flight delay. One of the ladies somehow found herself locked inside her own home and another uncovers something about herself she's not too proud of. 

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Jun 09, 2022
Episode 81: Pregame - Holiday Bowl or Hollywood Bowl?
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Erin and Charissa make a surprise discovery on this week's Pregame! They discuss some unexpected plans in the near future as well as what famous gameshow they could see themselves hosting. 

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Jun 06, 2022
Episode 80: Paparazzi Magician
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Erin and Charissa took some time to get away while they still can, and are back to talk about their adventures on this week’s episode of the Calm Down podcast. Listen and hear about their new friends and all the vacation shenanigans that they got into! Charissa may not be a high-risk returner like Erin just yet, but she still has return woes in Boston. The icing on the cake is the story of what, to this day, is believed by some to be the best paparazzi cover ever!  

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Jun 02, 2022
Episode 79: Mirror, mirror on the hotel wall
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Erin and Charissa are fresh off a quick trip to Las Vegas and what happened there didn't stay there - they are talking about it on the Calm Down podcast! Charissa meets the male version of herself, Erin has an epic revelation in a magnifying mirror and her teammates are supposedly in the streets talking about it now. Speaking of teammates, they take some time to discuss their new teammate in broadcasting. All that and more on this week's fun-filled episode! 

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May 26, 2022
Episode 78: Pregame - Hairs Coming Out of the Woodwork
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Join Erin and Charissa on this week's Pregame as they talk about their recent trip to Las Vegas, battling unwanted, pop-up hairs, and answer a listener question about getting back on the dating scene! 

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May 23, 2022
Episode 77: Captain Andrew Whitworth
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On this episode of the Calm Down podcast Erin and Charissa welcome special guest Andrew Whitworth to the show to discuss some of his favorite moments from the Super Bowl and his career, how to curate an experience for the group at a dinner table, how that relates to his time with Nick Saban, what's next for him and more!  

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May 19, 2022
Episode 76: The Secret Art of Fork Twirling
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On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, “high-risk returning” comes up again, and this time the main offender is Charissa! Plus, Erin talks about "fork twirlers" and how not to eat your pasta. Later in the episode, is it ok to kick someone out of their table if you had a reservation and are left waiting?  

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May 12, 2022
Episode 75: Pregame - Charissa's Big Mistake
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This week's Pregame kicks off when Erin and Charissa debate sleeping with dogs in the bed or on the floor. Plus, Charissa owns up to getting called out about a big-time mistake. 

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May 10, 2022
Episode 74: Partying With The Kardashians?
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It’s a jam-packed episode of the Calm Down podcast this week! Erin kicks it off by explaining what all the commotion was about on a recent trip, and Charissa uses the occasion of their shared birthday to rhapsodize about why she’s unfazed by getting older. Then, to wrap it all up, they share stories about their time at Stagecoach and why one of them felt like an animal on National Geographic?! 

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May 05, 2022
Episode 73: Time For A Difficult Conversation
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We get real on this episode of Calm Down. Charissa opens up about a major change in her personal life while Erin offers full support along the way. Then they switch gears to a lighter note debating the benefits and potentially smelly downfalls of spray tanning and Erin's interesting sleep habits. 

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Apr 28, 2022
Episode 72: Pregame - What happened to my voice?!
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Erin and Charissa kickoff the Pregame telling you which sports figure they want to have dinner with and if Charissa could compete on Dancing With The Stars. 

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Apr 26, 2022
Episode 71: Bold Moves with Matthew Stafford
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It's a "Super Bowl Champion" edition of Calm Down with Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford joining Erin and Charissa! You'll find out why he wasn't even aware his team had just won the Super Bowl, settling the Matthew vs Matt debate and how he another star NFL QB got stood up for a lunch date. 

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Apr 21, 2022
Episode 70: Pregame - Vacationing with Cristiano Ronaldo?!
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The "Pregame" is back with Erin and Charissa answering your questions: How do you stop armpit sweat? Who really hacked into the mainframe? And did Erin take a secret vacation with Cristiano Ronaldo?!

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Apr 19, 2022
Episode 69: Robo Calls & Bathroom Stalls
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This week's Calm Down starts off with Charissa recapping her weekend at The Masters after nearly missing her flight. Erin explains why she thought he sister might have been kidnapped (don't worry she's safe!) and how she ended up in a bathroom stall trying to "shoot up" in the dark.

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Apr 14, 2022
Episode 68: Giving Yourself Pep Talks
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Big-time laughs on this episode of Calm Down that runs the gamut all the way from Charissa trying to ski for the first time in years to Erin "hacking into the mainframe". After they reminisce about the good times of their recent trip, Charissa can't believe what Erin admits about the first time she traveled with her husband Jarret. 

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Apr 07, 2022
Episode 67: Pregame - I Love It When You Call Me Big Papa
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On this week's "Pregame" Erin and Charissa tell you what their walk-up songs would be and why they could never see themselves working in Hollywood. 

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Apr 05, 2022
Episode 66: Sharing Secrets
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Wow, there's A LOT to unpack on this episode of Calm Down. Erin comes clean with a confession to her friends that she can't keep to herself anymore. Charissa has her own secret she decides to share in order to help Erin. At the end, a story so unbelievable it left one of the ladies almost speechless. 

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Mar 31, 2022
Episode 65: Pregame - The Slap Reaction
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Erin and Charissa give their thoughts on the shocking confrontation between Chris Rock and Will Smith at The Oscars.

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Mar 28, 2022
Episode 64: Sue the Waitress, Cigarette, Tractor and Blanket
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On this week’s episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa get all nostalgic as a conversation about fragrances causes flashbacks to days gone by including some bad haircuts. Plus, Charissa vents about dealing with "adult stuff" and Erin admits to being a "square". 

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Mar 24, 2022
Episode 63: Pregame - Charissa the Dog, Erin the Linebacker
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On this week's Pregame, Erin and Charissa answer your questions and even go off-script for some unexpected fun.

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Mar 22, 2022
Episode 62: Seasons Change: I’m Sad, but So Happy for Them
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It’s time to get real on this episode of Calm Down! Erin opens up for the first time about the departure of her longtime Fox Sports colleagues, Troy Aikman and Joe Buck. Charissa explains why she embraces change in her life, and Erin admits it’s something she struggles with. Remember, don’t apologize for your emotions! 

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Mar 17, 2022
Episode 61: Pregame - Wait… Tom Brady’s Back?!
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The ladies discuss Tom Brady’s announcement to end his retirement and return to the NFL. Were they surprised? Did they already know this was coming?! The “Pregame” gets you ready for a BIG week on Calm Down. 

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Mar 14, 2022
Episode 60: I Wanna Be Cool Like Rachel Zoe
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Erin and Charissa can hardly Calm Down as they welcome fashion icon, businesswomen, podcast host, mother and so much more, Rachel Zoe to the show! They discuss what it takes to break through in a demanding industry, having children later in life and balancing personal life with a crazy work schedule. Erin wants to know what Rachel smells like and Rachel leans on the ladies to help her with some sports knowledge. 

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Mar 10, 2022
Episode 59: Pregame - Erin Rips Her Pants
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On this week’s pregame, Charissa praises Erin for latest efforts to take up a new “hobby” after being forced to learn how to sew following a fashion emergency. 

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Mar 08, 2022
Episode 58: I’m Either a Disaster or a Good Time
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Get your headshots ready for this week's "Calm Down" as the ladies debate if it's a good or bad thing to have a terrible photo on your passport. Charissa shares her enthusiasm for karaoke and Erin busts out with a surprise performance! Also, stick around to hear a story about one of their more regrettable career moments. 

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Mar 03, 2022
Episode 57: Pregame Anyone?
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On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa have come up with a name for their short Monday chats! So on this "pregame", the ladies answer some of your questions. Listen as they tell you about some of their craziest on-air moments, which NFL athlete makes them laugh the most, Erin's Dancing with the Stars experience as a contestant and a host, and more!

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Mar 01, 2022
Episode 56: West Coast Rap While Skiing
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Internet problems, Harry Potter, and finding old weaves! This episode has it ALL! Erin describes her experience hitting the slopes in the off season and how Snoop Dogg helps her improve her skills. They discuss Erin's latest ailment and why she's tired of using WedMD. Plus, Charissa's surprising connection to the Marvel Universe! 

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Feb 24, 2022
Episode 55: Charissa Gets Detention
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The ladies answer your questions including a story from Charissa about causing trouble in school and Erin's favorite pump up music. 

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Feb 21, 2022
Episode 54: I'm Embarrassed To Admit This
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It's a busy week as Erin and Charissa share what shows they are going to dive into during the early off-season. Erin discusses the areas of her life she plans to get in order, while Charissa's reluctant to disclose something's she's not proud of.

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Feb 17, 2022
Bonus Episode! The Day After
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On this bonus episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa recap the big game.

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Feb 15, 2022
Episode 51: Frosted Mini Wheats & Cheez Whiz with Jim Cantore
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Pack your winter coat and your best rain gear because we're taking on the elements! On this episode of Calm Down, Erin and Charissa welcome in legendary meteorologist Jim Cantore from The Weather Channel to share some incredible stories about covering Hurricane Katrina, thunder snow and which super star athlete is a weather fanatic. Erin also expresses her childhood dream of having Jim's job if she didn't cover sports and puts her skills to the test with an impromptu live report. 

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Feb 10, 2022
Bonus Episode! Worst First Date Ever
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Everybody wants more and we're here to give it to ya! Erin and Charissa get together for a bonus episode to answer some of your questions. Charissa describes her worst first date ever, Erin tells you why she still gets nervous interviewing super star athletes and more!

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Feb 08, 2022
Episode 50: Charissa’s Big Fumble & Best Day Ever with Tom Brady
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On this week’s episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin is still reentering at home, and Charissa is on the road in Vegas for the Pro Bowl! Listen as they react to Tom Brady’s retirement with Erin sharing her unique take on why she will miss the GOAT, while Charissa explains how she almost dropped the ball on the goal line! 

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Feb 03, 2022
Episode 49: Reentry
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This week on the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa talk about the crazy weekend of playoff football we just saw. Erin talks about her time nearly being on the IR in Green Bay and Charissa gets locked out of the bathroom! Later in the show, Erin takes on an impossible challenge.

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Jan 27, 2022
Episode 48: Talkin' Trash To Tom Brady with Cam Jordan
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Saints DE Cam Jordan is this week's guest on the Calm Down podcast and Erin and Charissa could hardly wait to talk to one of their favorite players! Listen as Cam describes what it's like to play against some of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, how players actually talk to each other during the game and some of the things he's never done in his 11-year career in the NFL.

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Jan 20, 2022
Episode 47: Care or Don't Care with Jay Cutler
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A special guest joins Erin and Charissa on this week's episode of the Calm Down podcast! Former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler stops by to cover a wide range of topics from the upcoming NFL playoffs, how players feel about the media and what's the proper window for texting someone back? But first, Erin addresses a "controversy" she somehow found herself in and officially sets the record straight!

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Jan 13, 2022
Episode 46: A Shocking Start to 2022
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On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa catch up after the holidays as they share stories about their time away that include a rather surprising gift that Erin received from her dad. But first, they talk football as the season nears its end and are you in or out on acupuncture? 

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Jan 06, 2022
Episode 45: Best of 2021
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On this episode of Calm Down, Erin and Charissa share some of their favorite moments from the podcast this year.

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Dec 30, 2021
Episode 44: Are You One Spritz or Two?
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We all make mistakes, just own up to it! On this episode of Calm Down, Erin starts by sharing a behind-the-scenes look at dealing with an on-air flub and addressing the critics. A very special guest joins the show to reminisce about holiday memories, a potential Christmas home invasion and smoking cigarettes in the 3rd grade?! Put on your best perfume for this one as we wish everyone Happy Holiday's from all of us at Calm Down!

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Dec 23, 2021
Episode 43: Dinged-Out at the Airport
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On this episode, Erin and Charissa talk about social media sneak attacks and Charissa’s pet peeve at the airport. They share some helpful tips on buying gifts for your loved ones and you'll find out why Erin is shocked Charissa still hasn't crossed this item off her to-do list. Listen as the mysteries thicken on this episode of Calm Down with Erin and Charissa.

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Dec 16, 2021
Episode 42: Drinking Wine With Cameron Diaz & Katherine Power
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Erin and Charissa are the ones who need to CALM DOWN after welcoming in some special guests on this week's episode. Actress Cameron Diaz and entrepreneur superstar Katherine Power join the ladies to discuss launching their wine company Avaline, running a company with your best friend and why this Pinot Noir pairs well with fading sunlight and your favorite song. Stick around to find out if Cameron goes back and watches her own movies! 

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Dec 09, 2021
Episode 41: Ruining Towels & Gifts Gone Wrong!
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On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa have a post-Thanksgiving catchup. They talk a little football, and Charissa continues her “Questions, Comments and Concerns” segment incorporating some listener feedback. Later in the episode, the ladies talk about some unfortunate childhood memories and Charissa shares the details of a gift for Erin that went terribly awry!

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Dec 02, 2021
Episode 40: A Breakfast for Champions and Picking Up After Your Dog
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Oh boy, this episode gets a little messy! Erin and Charissa share their fear of becoming the talk of the neighborhood. Plus, Erin thinks she needs to make adjustments to her eating habits only to be surprised by what Charissa has been eating for breakfast. Later in the episode, Charissa teaches Erin a new trick on Instagram!

A very grateful and happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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Nov 25, 2021
Episode 39: Keep Up!
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It’s a sweaty start to this week’s episode of Calm Down. Charissa finds herself in the middle of a social media snafu that we’ve all had to deal with in some form or fashion, while Erin discovers a reoccurring issue that she needs help solving. Fawning over Adele and an unfortunate slip on live TV, this one’s got it all! 

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Nov 18, 2021
Episode 38: Warning! Don’t Share Pens with Erin
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Lately, when you get Erin and Charissa together to talk on the podcast, nothing is out of bounds! Erin sums it up best on this episode, “we talked about earwax, we talked about earplugs, sleeping naked with your girlfriend, sharing deodorant, the gynecologist, std’s, one night stands…”

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Nov 11, 2021
Episode 37: Let’s Clean Up this Mess!
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Well then… Even we didn’t think we’d end up going there on this episode! A spilled cup of soup starts us off, and then a seemingly innocent story about a neti pot quickly steers Charissa into uncharted waters! Thanks to the ladies' quick thinking, they are able to correct course as they steer the conversation toward pet peeves like, when it’s time to blow your nose, and should you really be pressing that button again?

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Nov 04, 2021
Episode 36: Silencing The Haters & Selling Cigarettes with Pat McAfee
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The ladies asked and the universe answered! Former NFL punter and current media superstar Pat McAfee joins this episode to talk about being teammates with Peyton Manning, navigating the media landscape after the NFL and some “interesting” businesses he ran as a kid. You’ll also want to hear why Erin was left with no other choice than getting up and moving to the other room. (PS: Anyone have a plane we can borrow?!) 

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Oct 28, 2021
Episode 35: Relationship Advice, How to Act on an Airplane and Dak Prescott is Having an MVP Year
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Believe it or not, there was a plan for this episode, but Erin and Charissa wad up the script from the get-go, toss it away and scurry down the path toward understanding. From relationships to the idiosyncrasies of fellow travelers, they seek to explore some of life’s greatest mysteries on this episode of the Calm Down podcast!

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Oct 21, 2021
Episode 34: T’s & P’s & Bodysuit Struggles
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On this week’s episode, Erin has a wild week on the road and Charissa shares her experience with a wardrobe malfunction. Plus, the ladies have a new favorite phrase and let’s just say… Well you’ll have to find out! Sit back, listen and CALM DOWN. 

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Oct 14, 2021
Episode 33: The Return of Charissa & the Horrors of Public Bathrooms
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Charissa is back, and wow she has got a story to tell! Tune in to this week’s episode of the Calm Down podcast as 2 different trips to the hospital and sprinting to the bathroom doesn’t even begin to cover everything that goes down. So join them and become submerged in something serious and hilarious all in the same hour.

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Oct 07, 2021
Episode 32: Stories from the Sidelines & Double Standards with Melissa Stark
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With Charissa out this week, Erin flies solo when she talks about her experience covering the Buccaneers vs Rams in LA and what that electric atmosphere was like. She welcomes in a special guest and mentor Melissa Stark to get perspective on how the media landscape has changed, working alongside a legend like John Madden and the double standards of being a women in a male dominated industry. 

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Sep 30, 2021
Episode 31: “If You Leave the Door Open, We’re Comin’ In” with Peter Schrager
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This week the ladies welcome their friend and NFL reporter Peter Schrager onto the show to discuss the NFL season… Right? Not so fast! A laidback night out to dinner quickly turns into an unforgettable evening when a door is left open. 

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Sep 23, 2021
Episode 30: What’s That Smell?
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Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books and on this episode of “Calm Down” you’re in for another wild ride! Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for an emergency outfit situation, forgetting to wear deodorant and answering life’s questions like: Is it okay to share a toothbrush with a significant other? Huddle-up for a good time, but maybe not too close…Is that you who smells?

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Sep 16, 2021
Episode 29: Back To Work! The Return of Football Season
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It's here! Now that football season is in full swing, Erin and Charissa reminisce about some of their favorite "in the moment" moments from working the games. And later, Erin and Charissa play a fun 5-question lighting round of "Know Your Co-host". So join in on the fun and games in this episode of the Calm Down podcast!

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Sep 09, 2021
Episode 28: Remembering The Good 'Ol Days
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Tailgaitin' season is officially back and on this episode of Calm Down, Erin and Charissa take a trip down memory lane to reminisce about their days in college. From attending rivalry games as students to covering them as reporters you'll find out what a "Hurricane" is and which historical upset one of the ladies witnessed live. Plus, some very exciting news you don't want to miss and can find at calmdownpod.com

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Sep 02, 2021
Episode 27: Outside the Lines with Jalen Rose
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On this episode of the Calm Down Podcast, join Erin and Charissa as they welcome special guest Jalen Rose to the show to discuss the legacy of the “Fab Five”, his podcast, “Renaissance Man” and the struggle to stay creative. But first, Jalen reveals something to the ladies that he hasn’t told anyone until now! 

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Aug 26, 2021
Episode 26: High Risk Returner & Dog Problems
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It’s a wild and wooly ride on this week’s episode of the Calm Down podcast! Erin and Charissa start by getting personal, then go completely off script - winding their way through a conversation that begins with critiquing tv shows and ultimately ends with the two discussing their behavior on the internet and addressing their own critics.

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Aug 19, 2021
Episode 25: Cheat Day, Hangover Foods and Keeping It Real
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On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa answer some of your questions: Do’s & Don’t’s for planning a wedding, favorite cheat day foods and the art of a great interview. But first, one of the ladies opens up and shares a personal update about struggle in her life that many can relate to. 

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Aug 12, 2021
Episode 24: Charissa Exits Stage Left
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This week on Calm Down with Erin and Charissa, the ladies are holed up in Arizona along with their Fox Sports colleagues doing some team building! They discuss their excitement for the upcoming NFL season, and find out why Charissa leaves mid-show and which special guest she leaves behind as her replacement! 

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Aug 05, 2021
Episode 23: Matt Damon
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This week on the Calm Down podcast, Matt Damon joins Erin and Charissa! Listen as they discuss looking forward to getting back out to see live entertainment, getting made fun of constantly by your kid, Matt's new movie, "Stillwater" and more!

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Jul 29, 2021
Episode 22: Today's Preparation...
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In this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa explore the possibilities of the upcoming football season, but first, Erin tells the tale of a rather dangerous crispy chicken sandie! They also reveal a wonderful surprise in store for everyone next week.

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Jul 22, 2021
Episode 21: The Entrepreneurial Spirit with Alli Webb
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This week on the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa begin to realize that football season is fast-approaching. So for the sake of trying to eke out the last of the joys of summer, Charissa continues down the path of self-care by disappearing from social media for a spell while Erin has now slid into a late vacation bliss. Alli Webb also joins the show to talk about her Dry Bar success, keeping the entrepreneurial spirit alive, the importance of maintaining a healthy love life and more!

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Jul 15, 2021
Episode 20: Overcoming Obstacles with Nicole Lynn
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This week on the Calm Down podcast, join Erin and Charissa as they sit down with NFL agent Nicole Lynn, fresh off writing her new book, “Agent You: Show Up, Do the Work, and Succeed on Your Own Terms” to talk about the push and pull of trying to retain your individuality as a woman in a traditionally male profession while also trying to fit in. But first, they catch up with each other after the festivities from the July 4th weekend and discover why Erin seriously needs to CALM DOWN.

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Jul 08, 2021
Episode 19: Summer Vacation with Erin and Charissa
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Erin and Charissa are back from their (separate) trips to Mexico, and while the memories are fresh on their mind, they take the opportunity to recount some of the idiosyncrasies of their travel partners, and of traveling in general. From charging up the stairs to gain an advantage in the customs line, to observations of the airport as a microcosm of all that is human behavior, join Erin and Charissa on a trip down holiday road in this episode of the Calm Down Podcast!

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Jul 01, 2021
Episode 18: Rediscovering Your Path with Lori Locust
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In this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin shares an untold story with Charissa about a lost "item" that's discovered months later and the result was a bit surprising to say the least. Plus, they welcome the venerable Coach Lori Locust to the show to discuss the road she took to make it to the top level of her sport, detours and all! Listen as they talk about being a woman in football, the best part of being a coach in the NFL, making your dreams come true, and more!

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Jun 24, 2021
Episode 17: What’s Up Daddy-O? with Steve Andrews and Scotty Thompson
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For a special Father’s Day edition of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa welcome their dads to the show to discuss their favorite moments from their daughter’s careers so far, the difficulties that come with seeing your child have to battle against all the naysayers, the games they wished they’d been at and much more!

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Jun 17, 2021
Episode 16: Getting Down to Business
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In this episode of the Calm Down podcast, listen as Erin and Charissa talk about their experiences starting up businesses amid their busy lives and discuss some of the challenges that come along with getting outside of your comfort zone to try and get something going for yourself. Later in the show, they answer some of your questions about the daily grind!

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Jun 10, 2021
Episode 15: I’ll Be There for You with Dr. Caroline Leaf
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Friends! We now have the reunion from the popular TV show, but we also need good ones in real life too! On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa naturally discuss the "Friends" reunion, but they also talk about the importance of having friends around not just during the highs, but especially for the lows that will inevitably come in life. Also in this episode, communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Caroline Leaf provides a glimpse into some of the techniques you will find in her new book, “Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess” that can help you make better sense of everything going on around you.

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Jun 03, 2021
Episode 14: Vision Boarding with Heather McMahan
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After catching up for the week, Erin and Charissa welcome comedian, actor and fellow podcaster Heather McMahan to the show to discuss philosophies about food, life’s curveballs, Super Bowl antics and much, much more in a whirlwind conversation that will leave you wanting more! 

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May 27, 2021
Episode 13: Erin the Tattletale & Charissa Gets in Trouble
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On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa catch up for the week, and then go back in time to when they were a couple of little rascals. Erin talks about the time her parents tried to scare her straight, and Charissa shares a story about how a friend had an unfortunate meeting with a flight of stairs. And for the grand finale, they play a fun round of “2 Truths and a Lie”!

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May 20, 2021
Episode 12: Career Tides
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Charissa talks about the time Tom Brady whispered softly into Larry David’s ear in a hotel elevator, and later Erin unearths a near disastrous moment on the sidelines as the two share stories about the early days of their careers, and the struggles that come with trying to make it in sports television. 

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May 13, 2021
Episode 11: Fashion Flashback with The Ryaens
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Have you ever had one those moments when you look back at photos of yourself from years gone by and try to answer that fundamental question, “wtf”. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! On this episode of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa welcome back Ryen Russillo and Ryan Randall, affectionately known as “The Ryaens” to take a trip down memory lane and talk about some of their best, worst looks from yesteryear.

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May 06, 2021
Episode 10: All the Colors with Brian Baumgartner
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Erin and Charissa reminisce about past jobs before entering the sports world, like a tanning salon that might not have actually been a tanning salon, or how Erin became a "lifeguard" one summer.  Later, they invite Brian Baumgartner on to discuss “The Office Deep Dive” podcast, the big mistake he made at the Emmy's, his color-coded preference when it comes to drinking and more!

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Apr 29, 2021
Episode 9: Getting Khalil Mack’d While Walking Howie and Interviewing Jas Leverette
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Are you a dog lover? Of course you are and we have the perfect episode for you! Erin and Charissa share their affinity for our furry friends by telling stories from childhood all the way to becoming full grown 'dog moms'. Have the tissues ready! Plus, dog training expert Jas Leverette joins the show and tells you the biggest mistake you've been making with your canine. 

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Apr 22, 2021
Episode 8: Listeners Live
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On this episode of Calm Down, Erin and Charissa welcome a few listeners to the show and answer their questions centered around career advice. Stay plugged into the Calm Down pipeline for information on how you can join EA and CT on the podcast for future conversations by checking us out on Instagram and Twitter!

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Apr 15, 2021
Episode 7: EA & CT Answer Your Questions Plus Dr. Oz!
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There is no place like...where you are right now, listening to the Calm Down podcast with Erin and Charissa! This week, they welcome the venerable Dr. Oz to the show to talk relationships, Oprah, Jeopardy and more. But first, Erin and Charissa answer some of your questions where they reveal if nice guys really finish last.

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Apr 08, 2021
Episode 6: Popaholics Anonymous with Dr. Sandra Lee
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The pimple-popping craze is sweeping the globe and Erin is hooked! Charissa? Not so much, but she’s coming around. The Calm Down crew welcome dermatologist and queen pimple-popper Dr. Sandra Lee to the podcast to talk about the popahilocs phenomenon and why people just can’t seem to look away.

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Apr 01, 2021
Episode 5: Erin Goes Full-On Fangirl with Jonathan Knight
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Erin and Charissa have the right stuff for all you who just can’t seem to calm it down as they hang tough with 80’s teenage heartthrob, New Kids on the Block’s Jonathan Knight and his friend, designer Kristina Crestin as they discuss their new HGTV show “Farmhouse Fixer”. Are you down? If so, just click, click, click, hold on and take it step by step while listening to this week's episode of the Calm Down podcast!

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Mar 25, 2021
Episode 4: Drinking Azaleas and Making Cameos with Steven Galanis
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Erin and Charissa welcome Cameo co-founder and CEO Steven Galanis to the podcast to talk about the explosion of the platform that allows fans to make a personal connection with their favorite pop culture personalities. But first, they talk about the happenings down in “Tompa" Bay and the curious activity of drinking plants?

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Mar 18, 2021
Episode 3: Are You Actually Friends?
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On this go-round of the Calm Down podcast, Erin and Charissa talk it out amongst themselves as they reflect on Tiger Woods’ crash, The Golden Globes and other recent events. Pack your bags, roll-up pillows…whatever you need, and join Erin and Charissa as they take a trip down memory lane; all the way back to the beginnings of their friendship. And in the process, Charissa discovers some things about Erin that she never knew. 

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Mar 04, 2021
Episode 2: Stories From The Road While Covering The NFL
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Still riding high off their debut podcast, Erin and Charissa share some surprising stories from their careers and what it is really like to cover the NFL on the road. They welcome in their friends, hairstylist Ryan Randall and sports personality Ryen Russillo to the show to discuss the ex-Royals, DMing and the thrills of being catfished in a segment they call “The 2 Rya(e)ns". The ladies also introduce Jen Green in a segment they call “Jen not Jenn”, as she brings them up to speed on everything they might have missed on the internet including an unexpected bathroom visitor in Alaska and a courtroom Zoom meeting gone wrong!

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Feb 25, 2021
Episode 1: Kevin Hart
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On the first episode of Calm Down, Erin and Charissa share why they finally decided to start their own podcast. Plus, they take the “go big or go home” adage to heart (pun intended!) by welcoming their first guest, Kevin Hart to the podcast. Listen as they discuss the pros and cons of sleeping in the nude, the ever-changing tides of life, finding balance, “Yellowstone” and more!

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Feb 17, 2021
Introducing: Calm Down with Erin and Charissa
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Calm Down With Erin Andrews and Charissa Thompson is all about the conversations you would have with your friends when you think others aren't listening. It's like a text chain put into a podcast. This is the place where Erin and Charissa get real, and no subject is off limits. It’s a “pull back the curtain” look into their lives, while they also ask questions about everyone else’s. Get ready for unfiltered conversations between two girlfriends about life, gossip, sports, and pretty much every random topic that needs to be dissected. Get ready to Calm Down with Erin and Charissa.

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Feb 08, 2021