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Advice column aficionados Han and Matt re-answer the greatest questions from other advice columns and podcasts as well as fielding new questions (send your questions to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com or anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt) with a litt...Show More

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Hannah and Matt Podcast With PodcastPodcast

1:04:24 | Feb 5th, 2018

While Han's business trip continued, Matt brought in friends of the pod Lauren Passell and Eric Emch of "PodcastPodcast" fame ("The podcast that talks about how great other podcasts are!") for the Monday episode and tackled entirely advice podcast qu...Show More

#98: Han and Matt Cry Over Everything

1:09:57 | Dec 12th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 2nd, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask The Salty Waitress: "How do I tell a friend to keep their kids away from my party?" Dear Prudence: "Help! A Dist...Show More

#97: Han and Matt Revisit Extramarital Affairs

58:19 | Dec 5th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of November 25th, 2018, and beyond, including: Dear Dana: "How Do I Convince My Girlfriend That I Want to Marry Her, Just Now Now?" Ask a Manager: "What do I say ...Show More

#96: Han and Matt Buy Blackout Curtains

1:04:35 | Nov 28th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of November 18th, 2018, and beyond, including: Carolyn Hax: "By using fake online profiles to dig up dirt, mother shows her true face" Dear Abby: "Women's Opposin...Show More

#95: Han and Matt Give Seasonal Thanks

46:26 | Nov 22nd, 2018

In a special Thanksgiving Holiday episode, Han and Matt discuss ways to survive the holiday and seasonally-relevant questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of November 11th, 2018, and beyond, including: Thank you and ackno...Show More

#94: Han and Matt Return at Last

58:13 | Nov 21st, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of November 4th, 2018, and beyond, including: SPONSOR: Sudio: Maker of high quality, stylish earbuds and headphones (use promo code "HANANDMATT" at checkout for 1...Show More

#93: Han and Matt Cast Their Vote

1:03:42 | Nov 6th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of October 28th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "my coworker signed me up for a racist organization as a joke" Dear Prudence: "Help! My Daughter Got ...Show More

#92: Han and Matt Haunt Your Balls

1:01:34 | Oct 31st, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of October 21st, 2018, and beyond, including: Carolyn Hax: "Your husband may be cranking the hostility to 11" Ask a Manager: "my employee keeps adjusting himself ...Show More

#91: Han and Matt Arrange Your Makeover

1:09:32 | Oct 24th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of October 14th, 2018, and beyond, including: Dear Abby: "Make Life Easy" (AKA The One In Which Abby Advocates White-Washing Your Future Offspring's Names) The T...Show More

#90: Han and Matt Live Their Truth

1:04:20 | Oct 17th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of October 7th, 2018, and beyond, including: SPONSOR: Sudio: Maker of high quality, stylish earbuds and headphones (use promo code "HANANDMATT" at checkout for 15...Show More

#89: Han and Matt Escape from Reality

59:19 | Oct 10th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 30th, 2018, and beyond, including: BONUS: Han's Tattoo on Their Tattoo Artist's Instagram (and Han's Instagram) Listener Skyler Elmridge, Ingenious B...Show More

#88: Han and Matt Sweat It Out

57:47 | Oct 3rd, 2018

CW: Skip to the 6:15 mark of the podcast if you want to avoid conversation about sexual assault. Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 23rd, 2018, and beyond, including: Climate Advice: "...Show More

#87: Han and Matt Burst Into Flames

1:03:09 | Sep 26th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 16th, 2018, and beyond, including: Dear Prudence: "My Boyfriend Thinks I'm Not Trying Hard Enough to Orgasm From Vaginal Penetration Alone" Ask a Man...Show More

#86: Han and Matt Brush Their Teeth

1:03:25 | Sep 19th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 9th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "my office has a mandatory feelings chart" Ask a Manager: "my boss wants us to all share our mental...Show More

#85: Han and Matt Report Your Grandmother

1:05:10 | Sep 12th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 2nd, 2018, and beyond, including: BONUS: Opinion Overflow LIVE! Ask a Manager: "HR wants our personal cell numbers in our out-of-office messages so w...Show More

#84: Han and Matt Kill the Mood

1:04:57 | Sep 5th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of August 26th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "our CEO challenged someone to eat dead bugs" Ask a Manager: "my boss wants us to all share our menta...Show More

What Would Miri Do? | Opinion Overflow #40

38:45 | Aug 30th, 2018

In part 2 of 2 this week's episodes, Han and Matt continue their conversation with Miri Mogilevsky! SPONSOR: Podigy: The podcast editing service we partner proudly with! Miri Mogilevsky Brute Reason: Polyamory 201: "Monogamous for the Right Person...Show More

#83: Han and Matt Commune with Miri

56:03 | Aug 29th, 2018

Han and Matt are joined by fellow Know-It-All-therapist-and-blogger-and-cancer-survivor-and-fiction-writer-and-gardener-and-total-cutie Miri Mogilevsky for a 2-parter and discussed recent advice column questions as well as listener questions! SPONSO...Show More

#82: Han and Matt Proceed With Caution

1:05:05 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions entirely from listeners in this special episode, including: Listener The Blissful Nether Lich: "Where Do We Draw the Line for Throwing Out the Whole Historical Figure?" New York Times: "Prestigious Laura Ingalls Wilder...Show More

BONUS: Kitty-Cats Know It All

20:16 | Aug 21st, 2018

When Han and Matt are away, the kitties are at play! Seven INCREDIBLE listeners banded together and recorded a parody episode of the show from the perspective of our cats, Mad-Eye Moody and Shadowcat, and the results are spot-on and utterly delightfu...Show More

#81: Han and Matt Double the Fury

1:08:18 | Aug 8th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 29th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask APW: "How Do We Make Our Non-Binary Guests Comfortable?" Queer Eye: "Sky's the Limit" Captain Awkward: "'When I ...Show More

#80: Han and Matt Curb Their Gloating

1:02:43 | Aug 1st, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 22nd, 2018, and beyond, including: Matt Notes (Skip 5 minutes ahead if the below is not interesting to you!) Fantastical names: Are a Patron-Only perk go...Show More

#79: Han and Matt Mull Monogamish Mysteries

1:08:47 | Jul 25th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 15th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask Dr. NerdLove: "Do I Need To Fire My Friend?" Susan Fowler: "Reflecting On One Very, Very Strange Year At Uber" Ref...Show More

#78 Han and Matt Plan a Tattoo

1:06:24 | Jul 18th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 8th, 2018, and beyond, including: Listener Meetup in DC Saturday, July 21 at 6 PM - 10 PM Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004...Show More

#77: Han and Matt Agree to Disagree

1:09:08 | Jul 10th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 1st, 2018, and beyond, including: Sense & Sensitivity: "A Very Talkative Friend Now Rides the Same Morning Train As Me And I Just Want My Quiet Time Back"...Show More

#76: Han and Matt Pack Their Bags

1:05:35 | Jun 29th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of June 17th, 2018, and beyond, including: Carolyn Hax: "You have PTSD because you were abused. Don't beat yourself up." Ask a Manager: "my boss wants us to all s...Show More

#75: Han and Matt Respect Bodily Autonomy

57:03 | Jun 21st, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of June 11th, 2018, and beyond, including: On Bodily Autonomy: Dear Jennifer: "My perfect girlfriend insists on getting breast implants" Sense & Sensitivity: "I'...Show More

#74: Han and Matt Believe Your Illness

1:10:13 | Jun 14th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of June 3rd, 2018, and beyond, including: Captain Awkward: "Dudebro won't stop bugging me about another dudebro. I JUST WANNA DO MY JOB." Ask APW: "What Can I Do ...Show More

Han and Matt Know It All - Episode 73

1:07:36 | Jun 5th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 27th, 2018, and beyond, including: Dear Abby: "Hard Work in Gym Pays Off With Arm-Wrestling Triumph" Ask a Manager: "My Coworker Has Started Faking a Brit...Show More

#72: Han and Matt Air Their Grievances

56:01 | May 30th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 20th, 2018, and beyond, including: This Episode's Sponsor: Sudio Use discount code "KnowItAll" at checkout for 15% off any order! Ask Amy: "Gay Couple W...Show More

#71: Han and Matt Hoard Their Apps

55:34 | May 21st, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 13th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "My Boss Gave All the Women Flowers for Mother's Day" Interpersonal Skills: "How to enforce a "No Shoes" ...Show More

The Easiest Question We Could Find in the Inbox | Opinion Overflow #39

23:24 | May 16th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we apologize for several missteps, gush over some of the wildest advice column questions this year so far from Ask a Manager and Dan Savage, and much more! Begin your journey here: New Fan Subreddit and Two Fan Spin-...Show More

#70: Han and Matt Hang Provocative Artwork

54:51 | May 14th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 6th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "My Coworker Has a Podcast About Sex" Ask Dr. NerdLove: "My Boyfriend Is Spying On Other Women" Asking for...Show More

The Critically Acclaimed Musical That We Hate | Opinion Overflow #38

39:38 | May 11th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we FINALLY reveal the critically acclaimed musical that we hate, one year later after this bit has overstayed its welcome at least 10-times over. But! To make up for our (Matt's) shenanigans, we're also covering three...Show More

#69: Han and Matt Talk About Sex

52:47 | May 7th, 2018

Han and Matt take a trip down sexy memory lane for episode #69 and replay the top 5 sexiest hits, including: #5) Listener Uldrek the Resilient: "Should My Partner and I Open Our Relationship to Date Our Best Friends (Who Are Also Partners)?" Refere...Show More

When to Throw out the Whole Sister | Opinion Overflow #37

35:57 | May 2nd, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we talk about Broadway musicals, Daniel Mallory Ortberg's new look, new advice columns, trans-antagonistic family members, and more! Here we go: Final Week to Guess the Critically Acclaimed Musical We Hate! Correct M...Show More

#68: Han and Matt and Alison Know It All

1:10:12 | Apr 30th, 2018

Han and Matt are joined again by Alison Green of Ask a Manager fame on the Monday episode to talk about Alison's upcoming book (out TOMORROW!), re-discuss some recent Ask a Manager questions, and tackle questions of various topics from around the web...Show More

#67: Han and Matt Answer Queer Queries (Ft. Kristin Russo)

1:12:25 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Han and Matt interviewed the extremely qualified Kristin Russo for the Monday episode and tackled listener queeries on bisexuality, asexuality, presenting queer, and more!: Kristin Russo My Kid Is Gay Everyone Is Gay Kristin on Autostraddle Bufferi...Show More

How to Manage an Always Worried Roommate | Opinion Overflow #36

33:45 | Apr 18th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we talk about highlights from the Facebook group, updates from listeners, managing worrying roommates, and remember all of the advice column questions that got away. Let's get to it: Han and Matt Spring Meetup: Matt'...Show More

#66: Han and Matt Watch Relaxation Videos

55:19 | Apr 16th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of April 8th, 2018, and beyond, including: Dear Money Mom: "My Degree Is Worthless and I Can’t Make Enough Money" Dear Prudence: "Disgraced Professor" College Hu...Show More

Tips for Adjusting to a New & Functional Workplace | Opinion Overflow #35

44:51 | Apr 11th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we share so much news about the advice column world, talk follow-ups and updates from fellow know-it-alls, and get into getting yourself ready for a new, (ostensibly) less abusive workplace. Let's do the thing: Han a...Show More

#65: Han and Matt Step It Up

52:37 | Apr 9th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of April 1st, 2018, and beyond, including: Captain Awkward: "When people want you to do complicated & unethical things, it’s okay to say no!" Fast Five Vault Swi...Show More

Overcoming Tabletop RPG Anxiety Revisited | Opinion Overflow #34

25:54 | Apr 4th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we share listener tips on overcoming tabletop RPG anxiety in a follow-up to Opinion Overflow #33: "How Do I Get Over My Anxiety About Role Playing?": Listener Lady Margella III, Commander of the Thunderpearl Airship...Show More

#64: Han and Matt Yield the Floor

57:02 | Mar 26th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 18th, 2018, and beyond, including: Bonus: Vitamin D Deficiency Discussion DocASAP: Consider getting an annual physical or check-up with a doctor ASAP if...Show More

Opinion Overflow #33: "How Do I Get Over My Anxiety About Role Playing?"

38:04 | Mar 21st, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we announce our Spring meetup, we make some corrections, we share some resources and laughs, update an old Reddit question, and SO MUCH MORE (seriously, look at all of those links)! Come play with us: Han and Matt Sp...Show More

#63: Han and Matt Lose Their Mind

53:06 | Mar 19th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 11th, 2018, and beyond, including: Dear Harriette: "Reader Wants to Report Neighbors" CNN: "Why Undocumented Immigrants Pay Taxes" Carolyn Hax: "My Si...Show More

Opinion Overflow #32: "How Do I Stop Procrastinating Doing My Taxes?"

34:53 | Mar 14th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we introduce new badges, make an exception on catfishing, help you do your taxes (sort of!), and much more! Let's begin: We Have a 5 New Badges! Listener Leader Board Fellowship The Artiste A Helping Hand Heart & Pa...Show More

#62: Han and Matt Fire Their Assistant

53:25 | Mar 12th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 4th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask APW: "My Best Friend Just Un-Invited My Husband to Her Destination Wedding" Dear Prudence: "I'm Tired of Being My B...Show More

Opinion Overflow #31: "#FellowKnowItAll, What Do YOU Think?"

36:50 | Mar 7th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we continue spreading the love of Monday's episode by announcing the launch of our P.O. box, announcing a new place online for y'all to hang out and get together, and reading so many beautiful emails from our fellow K...Show More

#61: Han and Matt Teach Polyamory 102 (& Rebrand!)

1:01:17 | Mar 5th, 2018

As a sequel to Han and Matt Teach Poly 101, the Know-It-Alls answer six listener questions on the topics of open relationships, ethical nonmonogamy, and polyamory. This time, we're joined by Han's girlfriend Liz as our special guest to help us with ...Show More

Opinion Overflow #30: "Should You Hijack a Friend's Baby Shower to Campaign Against Circumcision?"

27:15 | Feb 28th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we talk depression, the new leader board achievement badge system, and more! Let's do it! BONUS: Depression! New Listener Leader Board Now featuring achievement badges! Accepting: D&D Character Sheets of Your Fant...Show More

#60: Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager II: The Speakquel

58:16 | Feb 26th, 2018

Nearly a year later after she was Han and Matt's first ever guest, Alison Green of "Ask a Manager" fame joins the Know-It-Alls again for a Monday episode that's all-work-related questions! Ask a Manager Ask a Manager: "Listen to Episode 1 of the As...Show More

#59: Hannah and Matt Crush on You

59:42 | Feb 19th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 11th, 2018, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "A Job Application Asked Me to Rank If Torturing a Person Was Worse Than Prostitution" Ask Polly: "S...Show More

Opinion Overflow #29: "Why Are There Bar Codes on Ships in Norway?"

39:20 | Feb 14th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, Matt once again flies solo to deliver EVEN MORE THAN EVER inbox gems, including: Hannah and Matt Fan Appreciation Day February 17th, Saturday, 6 PM to 9 PM EST Seawitch (South Slope, Brooklyn) 703 5th Ave, Brooklyn,...Show More

#58: Hannah and Matt Reunite at Last

1:00:00 | Feb 12th, 2018

Han and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 4th, 2018, and beyond, including: Miss Manners: "Looking for a Singular, Gender-Neutral Pronoun" The Bad Advisor: "Bad Advice on Grammar-Policing Gen...Show More

Opinion Overflow #28: "Han Goes Solo: A Podcast Story"

11:56 | Feb 7th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, Han goes solo to offer their advice on Monday's questions (Hannah and Matt Podcast With PodcastPodcast)! As a reminder, our first fan meetup event is taking place soon! Details below: February 17th, Saturday, 6 PM to ...Show More

Opinion Overflow #27: "My Mother-In-Law Is Trying to Kill Me and My Child Maybe?"

32:49 | Jan 31st, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, Matt once again flies solo to deliver all (err, quite a few!) of the listener inbox items, including: Patron-Only Minecraft Server! Instructions on how to join All Patrons are welcome to join in on weekly (Wednesda...Show More

Hannah and Matt Romance Dr. NerdLove

51:12 | Jan 29th, 2018

Hannah and Matt interviewed Harris O'Malley of "Dr. NerdLove" fame for the Monday episode and tackled listener questions all about dating! Dr. NerdLove Why Hannah and Matt Love Reading Harris' Advice Dr. NerdLove on Kotaku Dr. NerdLove's Homepage ...Show More

Opinion Overflow #26: 17 More Party Games to Play Instead of Cards Against Humanity

22:48 | Jan 25th, 2018

After we aired our episode titled Opinion Overflow #23: "How Do I Get My Friends to Stop Playing Cards Against Humanity?", fellow know-it-alls sent in a treasure trove of superior alternatives to Cards Against Humanity to bring to your next game nig...Show More

Hannah and Matt Take the Wheel

52:23 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of January 18th, 2018, and beyond, including: BONUS: Hannah and Matt Fan Appreciation Day February 17th, Saturday, 6 PM to 9 PM EST Seawitch (South Slope, Bro...Show More

Opinion Overflow #25: "Who Better Than Lindsay King-Miller?"

47:33 | Jan 17th, 2018

We hosted Lindsay King-Miller of "Ask a Queer Chick" for the Monday episode and set the stage by answering "What is gender?" The follow-up builds off of that foundation with four Listener Questions on the topic of assigned gender, gender identity, an...Show More

Hannah and Matt Decipher Gender Identities (Ft. Ask a Queer Chick)

38:34 | Jan 15th, 2018

Hannah and Matt interviewed Lindsay King-Miller of "Ask a Queer Chick" for the Monday episode and tackle the complicated listener question: "What even is gender?"   Ask a Queer Chick Why Hannah and Matt Love Reading Her Advice "Ask a Queer Chick" ...Show More

Opinion Overflow #24: "How Do I Deal with a Sadistic Work Bully?"

32:25 | Jan 10th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we learn of a new (but possibly defunct?) advice column, relay several listener emails adding help to past questions, and attempt yet another question that may have no good answers. Shall we begin? Ask Code Switch ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Work From Home

51:57 | Jan 8th, 2018

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 31st, 2017, and beyond, including: Ask Dr. NerdLove: "Second Place, First Loser" Ask a Manager: "Coworker Hasn't Touched His Work in Months" Ask AP...Show More

Opinion Overflow #23: "How Do I Get My Friends to Stop Playing Cards Against Humanity?"

32:59 | Jan 4th, 2018

In this week's Overflow episode, we have a lot of ground to cover! Corrections, listener opinions, listener updates, and an important question whose answer is often taken for granted in advice columns. Let's do the thing! Additional Tips for Finding...Show More

Hannah and Matt Seek Legal Counsel

51:16 | Jan 1st, 2018

In the second episode of its kind, Hannah and Matt attempt to make a dent in their backlog or listener questions to kick off 2018 with an all-listener-question episode!  BONUS: Announcing 'Ask a Helping Han' Weekly written answers to listener quest...Show More

Opinion Overflow #22: "How Do I Find the Right Therapist?"

22:59 | Dec 29th, 2017

In this week's Overflow episode, we have a lot of ground to cover! Corrections, listener opinions, listener updates, and an important question whose answer is often taken for granted in advice columns. Let's do the thing! Magic Cards Patreon Reward ...Show More

2017's Best & Worst Advice Questions (Ft. The Bad Advisor)

55:47 | Dec 25th, 2017

In a very special 2017 Year in Review episode, Hannah and Matt welcome Andrea Grimes of The Establishment's "Bad Advice" fame to reminisce about the questions that most warmed our hearts and those that most made us want to burn everything to the grou...Show More

Opinion Overflow #21: "How Do I Cope With My Siblings Rejecting Me?"

38:31 | Dec 21st, 2017

In this week's episode, we finally admit that we get so many requests for Dear Prudence and Ask a Manager commentary that we could easily host three separate podcasts! I mean... Patreon bonus content, maybe? Like, jokingly! But kind of serious? Anywh...Show More

Hannah and Matt Condemn Name Thieves

42:14 | Dec 18th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 10th, 2017, and beyond, including: Dear Prudence: "Name (AKA The Evil Name Thief Who Delights In the Tears of 6 Year Olds What the Actual Fuck)"; D...Show More

Opinion Overflow #20: "Am I a Scrooge?"

34:15 | Dec 13th, 2017

This week's Overflow is itself overflowing! Y'all send us so many wonderful things, it's impossible for us not to share them all. Let's dive in! ScarleTeen Advice; Another advice column that's new to us!; Mo Ranyart's work; So Much Love and Suppo...Show More

Hannah and Matt Hit on You

1:00:35 | Dec 11th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of December 3rd, 2017, and beyond, including: Ask Team Practical: "My Cousin’s Boyfriend Groped Me—Why Is Keeping Him off My Guest List My Problem?"; Dear Prud...Show More

Opinion Overflow #19: "Do I Have To Keep White Supremacists In My Life?"

25:17 | Dec 6th, 2017

This week's Overflow includes some excellent responses from listeners, a reminder not to date nazis, and an even more in-depth reminder that you don't have to keep Trump supporters in your life. Even if they're your grandparents and they're on their ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Scrutinize Sexual Imbalances

40:12 | Dec 4th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of November 26th, 2017, and beyond, including: Dear Sugars: "Is There Such a Thing as Wanting Too Much Sex?"; The Ethicist: "My Wife Is Done With Sex. Can I Tu...Show More

Opinion Overflow #18: "What Should I Consider Before Getting a Cat?"

23:37 | Nov 29th, 2017

This week's Overflow features THREE new (to us) advice columns that we recommend checking out, a very special Magic card, a lovely listener letter, and a question about cats. Let's do this thing! Ask Bear is Back; S. Bear Bergman's Homepage; Frie...Show More

Hannah and Matt Herald Sarah Knight

56:53 | Nov 27th, 2017

For the Monday episode, Hannah and Matt interviewed New York Times Best Selling author Sarah Knight, the anti-guru author of self-help instant classics The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, Get Your Sh*t Together, and the recently released Yo...Show More

BONUS: Hannah and Matt Are on Patreon

07:45 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Dear Listeners, We've gone and done the thing! We're now on Patreon, where you can pledge monthly donations to help support the work that we do on the podcast, which can get you so many exclusive rewards, including (but not limited to): A Matt-gener...Show More

Hannah and Matt Read the Comments

57:35 | Nov 20th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of November 12th, 2017, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "My Husband Doesn’t Want Me to Go on a Business Trip to Vegas" + Update; Dear Prudence: "My Siste...Show More

Opinion Overflow #17: "Why Are Men?"

16:13 | Nov 15th, 2017

This week's Overflow is bursting with love! Seriously, y'all sent us a tremendous amount of emails the prior week, and we're blown away by it. You're wonderful! Here's some of what you sent us: Stinky Couch Guesses; In response to Holly Hellhunter'...Show More

Hannah and Matt Heighten the Difficulty

49:40 | Nov 13th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of November 5th, 2017, and beyond, including: Ask a Manager: "My Employee Dressed up as a Coworker for Halloween to Mock Her"; "I Don't Like Thing" Comic; A...Show More

Opinion Overflow #16: "Where Do I Draw the Line on Which Terrible People to Punch in the Face?"

17:33 | Nov 8th, 2017

This week's Overflow asks: who can I punch? But also: what happens when Han edits the podcast for a second time, but misinterprets one of Matt's tips and turns us into breathless vampires? Well, the answer to that second one is "more editing," but th...Show More

Hannah and Matt Value Alone Time

53:47 | Nov 6th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of October 29th, 2017, and beyond, including: Miss Manners: "Do I Include Who Isn't Attending In This Confusingly-Worded RSVP Card?"; Dear Prudence: "Will My H...Show More

Opinion Overflow #15: "Can I Enjoy Reading Advice Columns Knowing That There Are Bigger Problems in the World?"

20:30 | Nov 1st, 2017

This week's normally-scheduled Overflow asks a big question: why are we here?!? It also asks: what happens when Han edits the podcast? Stick around to find out: Advice Column Alert: Bad Advice; Every Tuesday, the Bad Advisor (Andrea Grimes) gives "...Show More

Hannah and Matt Commemorate October's Gems

51:08 | Oct 30th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the MONTH of October 2017, including: Ask A Manager: "I Could Delete My Former Employer’s Website — Should I?"; Dear Prudence: "Pets Are Not Family, Are They?"; Ask Amy...Show More

Opinion Overflow #14: "How Can I Make Time for More Hannah and Matt Know It All?"

19:55 | Oct 27th, 2017

This week's SECOND Overflow is entirely updates! We've got an upcoming guest who we need questions for, the official launch of the Listener Hub, and so much more. Stick around: Sarah Knight, Upcoming Guestpert; Upcoming advice book, "You Do You"; Y...Show More

Opinion Overflow #13: "Will Courtney C.W. Guerra Smash the Patriarchy With Me If I Ask Politely?"

39:47 | Oct 25th, 2017

We hosted Courtney C.W. Guerra of "Dear Businesslady" for the Monday episode and had so much to talk about that we couldn't fit it all into one episode. Thus: Opinion Overflow #13! This Overflow contains two questions that were recently published fro...Show More

Hannah and Matt Consult Dear Businesslady

59:41 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Hannah and Matt interviewed Courtney C.W. Guerra of "Dear Businesslady" for the Monday episode and delved super extra deep into two questions from her columns that have stuck with her as well as taking on a thematically similar question from her most...Show More

Opinion Overflow #12: "Is There Any Compromising With My Partner Who Wants Way More Sex Than I Do?"

26:31 | Oct 18th, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! There's a new advice column for us to love, Listener Hub ideas a-brewin', and so many unwanted boners! Stick around: Bonus 1: Another New Feminist Advice Column: "#AskCam"; "Navigating Emotional Labor...Show More

Hannah and Matt Conjure Pamela Merritt

49:24 | Oct 16th, 2017

In a very special episode, Hannah and Matt tackle EIGHT questions entirely from their listeners—with an exclusive HaMKIA recorded response to a cat-related question from Way of Cat's Pamela Merritt!!—including:  Listener Confused Sister: "My Teenage...Show More

Hannah and Matt Hide Their Phones

45:57 | Oct 9th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of October 1st, 2017, and beyond, including: Ask Amy: "Height Isn't This Dating Misfit's Only Challenge"; NY Post: Why I won’t date hot Women Anymore; r/rel...Show More

Opinion Overflow #11: "Who's Right About Masturbating at Work: Savage Love or Ask A Manager?"

27:26 | Oct 4th, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! Questions and updates and praises (oh my!), so we have no choice but to Opinion Overflow you. Brace yourselves: Bonus 1: "Ask A Manager: I Ghosted My Ex, and She’s About to Be My New Boss"; This is a...Show More

Hannah and Matt Exile Their Cats

42:28 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 24th, 2017, and beyond, including: Ask A Manager: "The Men in My Office Keep Having All-Male Outings!"; Miss Manners: "How Do I Politely Cut Ties ...Show More

Opinion Overflow #10: "What's the Right Compromise in Wedding Ring Etiquette When You've Got Non-Traditional Aspirations?"

20:38 | Sep 27th, 2017

In today's overflowing of opinions, we cover three wedding-related questions that didn't quite fit into Monday's bridal party-themed episode: Ask APW: "My Future MIL Is Calling Me a "Practice Wife""; Dear Prudence: "Fiancé Worried My Genes Will Affe...Show More

Hannah and Matt Adjudicate Bridal Quandaries

55:34 | Sep 25th, 2017

In a special wedding-themed episode, Hannah and Matt tackle bridal party-related questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 17th, 2017, and beyond, including: BONUS: Teen Vogue: "Chili's Is Giving Out Helpful Adv...Show More

Opinion Overflow #9: "My Boyfriend and I Are About to Move In Together And I'm Looking for Advice to Head Off Co-Habitation Troubles"

18:07 | Sep 20th, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! That is, we have too many questions and we'd like to answer more of them, so that's why you're getting Opinion Overflow. Whether you want it or not. Bonus 1: 'Ask the Sexpert,' a documentary about Dr. ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Optimize for Search

49:34 | Sep 18th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of September 10th, 2017, and beyond, including: Captain Awkward: "Is this relationship doomed or do I just need to put in more work?"; Asking for a Friend: "I'...Show More

Hannah and Matt Call Amy Dickinson

1:15:00 | Sep 11th, 2017

Hannah and Matt interviewed the legendary Amy Dickinson of "Ask Amy" for the Monday episode and delved super extra deep into two questions from her columns that have stuck with her as well as taking on an exclusive sneak peak of a soon-to-be-publishe...Show More

Opinion Overflow #8: "How Can I Become As Cool As Captain Awkward?"

37:44 | Sep 6th, 2017

We hosted Jennifer Peepas of "Captain Awkward" for the Monday episode and had so much to talk about that we couldn't fit it all into one episode. Thus: Opinion Overflow #8! This Overflow contains two questions from the previous week plus a new Listen...Show More

Hannah and Matt Revere Captain Awkward

57:24 | Sep 4th, 2017

Hannah and Matt interviewed Jennifer Peepas of "Captain Awkward" for the Monday episode and delved super extra deep into two questions from her columns that have stuck with her as well as taking on an exclusive sneak peak of a soon-to-be-published qu...Show More

Opinion Overflow #7: "Would It Be Irresponsible of Me to Move Someplace New With No Job or Living Arrangement Waiting For Me?"

20:49 | Aug 30th, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! That is, we have too many questions and we'd like to answer more of them, so that's why you're getting Opinion Overflow. Whether you want it or not. Bonus 1: Listener Sara recommends "Here's the Plan" ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Patronize Their Friends

47:43 | Aug 28th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of August 20th, 2017, and beyond, including: Dear Prudence: "Do I Have to Be a Patron to Be a Friend?"; Dear Jane: "How Do I Talk to My Husband About Our Errat...Show More

Hannah and Matt Teach Poly 101

1:06:07 | Aug 21st, 2017

Hannah and Matt take a vacation from the usual format to bring you the hotly-anticipated Poly 101 episode featuring Matt's girlfriend Laurel Lathrop! We're covering more questions than ever before, so strap yourselves in for the long journey to Ethic...Show More

Hannah and Matt Fund Your Honeymoon

38:07 | Aug 14th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of August 6th, 2017, and beyond, including: Dear Prudence: "Twin Q-and-A"; Let Us Sex-plain: "How Do I Get My Boyfriend to Stop Playing a Certain Podcast Durin...Show More

Opinion Overflow #6: "How Do I Stop Coworkers From Asking Me Details About My Upcoming Major Surgery?"

09:15 | Aug 9th, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! That is, we have too many questions and we'd like to answer more of them, so that's why you're getting Opinion Overflow. Whether you want it or not. Listener Zelda asks: I am being urged by a couple of ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Leave You Hanging

45:18 | Aug 7th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 30th, 2017, and beyond, including: Ask A Manager: "Is the Work Environment I’ve Created on My Team Too Exclusive?" (Part 1 of 2); Dear Jane: "How Do I ...Show More

Opinion Overflow #5: "How Do I Shut Down Unwanted Conversation from Hospital Roommates?"

14:15 | Aug 2nd, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! That is, we have too many questions and we'd like to answer more of them, so that's why you're getting Opinion Overflow. Whether you want it or not. Listener Paige asks: A few years ago I was diagnosed ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Don't Date Nazis

49:22 | Jul 31st, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 23rd, 2017, and beyond, including: BONUS SEGMENT: "Mostly Positive"; Positive 1: The Toast Updated on July 26th!!; Not So Positive 1: Andrew W.K. is ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Expand Their Horizons

49:18 | Jul 24th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 16th, 2017, and beyond, including: Captain Awkward: "The Palette Wife"; Ask A Manager: "My Employee Set up a False Fraud Investigation … Because She Wa...Show More

Opinion Overflow #4: "How Do I Get More Hannah and Matt in My Life?"

22:55 | Jul 19th, 2017

Having hosted Heather Havrilesky of "Ask Polly" for the Monday episode, we ran out of time and had some additional opinions we couldn't keep to ourselves. Thus: you're getting another Overflow, yaaay! This Overflow contains two questions from the pre...Show More

Hannah and Matt Relay Ask Polly

1:05:17 | Jul 17th, 2017

Hannah and Matt interviewed Heather Havrilesky of "Ask Polly" for the Monday episode and—in true Polly fashion—delved super extra deep into questions from her columns that have stuck with her as well as taking on her most recent question:  Ask Polly...Show More

Hannah and Matt Divvy Expenses Equitably

51:52 | Jul 10th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of July 2nd, 2017, and beyond, including:  Auntie SparkNotes: "My Friend Doesn't Like '13 Reasons Why"; Today: "Netflix should remove '13 Reasons Why' immedia...Show More

Hannah and Matt Confront Their Friends

1:02:14 | Jul 3rd, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of June 25th, 2017, and beyond, including:  Ask APW: "Can I Keep Closed-Minded Family from Judging Our Drag Extravaganza?" Ask Polly: "He Wanted an Open Relati...Show More

Hannah and Matt Fight Rape Culture

55:56 | Jun 26th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of June 18th, 2017, and beyond, including:  Ask A Manager: "Employee Drew Genitalia on an Intern’s Cast"; The Cut: "Sexual-Harassment Claims Against a ‘She-E....Show More

Hannah and Matt Flirt With Guests

1:11:01 | Jun 19th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of June 11th, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guests Gigi Engle and Mike Fishbein of the relationship advice podcast 'Dirty Sexy Monogamy'—...Show More

Opinion Overflow #3: "Should I Address Someone's Unsanitary Behavior at a Salad Bar?"

12:29 | Jun 14th, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! That is, we have too many questions and we'd like to answer more of them, so that's why you're getting Opinion Overflow. Whether you want it or not.  Listener J asks: "This feels like kind of a silly qu...Show More

Hannah and Matt Summon Alison Green

56:25 | Jun 12th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of June 4th, 2017 and beyond—with an HaMKIA exclusive recorded response to a Reddit question from Ask A Manager's Alison Green!!—including:  Captain Awkward: "...Show More

Hannah and Matt Share Emotional Labor

52:35 | Jun 5th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 28th, 2017 and beyond, including:  Dear Prudence: "My Husband’s Best Friend Proposed to His Girlfriend During Our Wedding Ceremony"; Buzzfeed: "This Co...Show More

Opinion Overflow #2: "Are Hannah and Matt Too Obsessed with Dear Prudence?"

47:05 | May 31st, 2017

Hannah and Matt hosted Mallory Ortberg of "Dear Prudence" for the Monday episode and had so much to discuss that we split the conversation in two! This overflow is FOUR questions from DP, including two old favorites and one from a recent week:  Dear...Show More

Hannah and Matt Interview Mallory Ortberg

1:00:29 | May 29th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 21st, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Mallory Ortberg of the eclectic column 'Dear Prudence' of Slate!!—including:  The Ethic...Show More

Hannah and Matt Discuss Young Love

53:15 | May 22nd, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 14th, 2017 and beyond, including:  Asking for a Friend: "I Have a Fancy Law Degree, But No One Will Hire Me to Do Good!"; Carolyn Hax: "This Wedding Plu...Show More

Hannah and Matt Keep Their Seat

58:40 | May 15th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of May 7th, 2017 and beyond, including:  Social Q's: "In-Flight Etiquette"; Dear Prudence (via listener Mia Wallace): "Big Love"; Dear Mariella (via listener K...Show More

Opinion Overflow #1: "Am I Too Critical of My Friends' Favorite Media?"

20:40 | May 11th, 2017

We have too many opinions to keep to ourselves! That is, we have too many questions and we'd like to answer more of them, so that's why you're getting Opinion Overflow. Whether you want it or not.  Listener Esmerelda asks: "This was inspired by your ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Admire Jillian Anthony

1:08:04 | May 8th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of April 30th, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Jillian Anthony of the ever-sexy column 'Let Us Sex-Plain' of Time Out New York!!—incl...Show More

Hannah and Matt Defy Wedding Conventions

58:45 | May 1st, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of April 23rd, 2017 and beyond, including:  Ask Polly: "Now That We’re in Our 30s, My Friends Are Abandoning Me!"; Dear Prudence: "Coming Out of the Poly Close...Show More

Hannah and Matt Pervade Your Fantasies

58:09 | Apr 24th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of April 16th, 2017 and beyond, including:  Dear Prudence: "Is My Friend Really Queer?"; S-Town; Savage Love: "Dick Monsters"; Dear Kiki: "I Can’t Get My Mi...Show More

Hannah and Matt Feel the Love

1:03:37 | Apr 17th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of April 9th, 2017 and beyond, including:  Ask APW: "How Do I Tell My Partner He Needs to Make More Money?" Ask a Manager: "A Coworker Objects to My Using Gend...Show More

Hannah and Matt Befriend Liza Featherstone

1:12:47 | Apr 10th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of April 2nd, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Liza Featherstone of the quintessential leftist advice column 'Asking for a Friend' on ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Ask a Manager

57:25 | Apr 3rd, 2017

(Note: This is with new and improved audio as of April 6th!) Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 26th, 2017, and beyond—and are joined this week by special guest Alison Green of the ESSEN...Show More

Hannah and Matt Come to Conclusions

54:15 | Mar 27th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 19th, 2017, including:  Carolyn Hax: "Her Dreamboat Is a Ship She Shouldn’t Go Down With"; Ask APW: "Are Our Friends Judging Our Cheap Wedding?"; Dear...Show More

Hannah and Matt Ghost On You

59:53 | Mar 20th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 12th, 2017, including:  Ask a Manager: "My coworker won’t stop talking about how stressed she is, and it makes me stressed out too"; Ask E. Jean: "How...Show More

Hannah and Matt Walk You Home

54:49 | Mar 13th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of March 5th, 2017, including:  Miss Conduct: "How do I avoid coming across like a stalker on Facebook?"; Dear Prudence: "Walking-home woes"; Ask Amy: "Transge...Show More

Hannah and Matt Foist Giving Advice

46:02 | Mar 6th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 26th, 2017, including:  Ask A Manager: "Employer wants me to agree not to support any other charity"; Miss Conduct: "How do I stop friends from foi...Show More

Hannah and Matt Open Pandora's Box

42:00 | Feb 27th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 19th, 2017, including:  Dear Prudence: "Pandora's Box"; r/relationships: "I [23 f] tried to do something nice for my boyfriend [25 m] 1 yr. in a vi...Show More

Hannah and Matt Play Shell Games

51:15 | Feb 20th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 12th, 2017, including:  Carolyn Hax: "Hoping to Rekindle a Long Dormant Flame"; Captain Awkward: “A coworker invited herself along on my vacation.”...Show More

Hannah and Matt Direct Your Rage

48:24 | Feb 13th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of February 5th, 2017, including:  Dear Prudence: "Hate the house rules"; MBMBaM: Didn't get invited to an orgy I don't want to go to; A Practical Wedding: "C...Show More

Hannah and Matt Owe You Nothing

44:52 | Feb 7th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of January 29th, 2017, including:  Captain Awkward: "My husband is dying and does not want to tell his parents. Should I intervene?"; r/relationships: Boyfri...Show More

Hannah and Matt Judge Your Resume

47:13 | Jan 30th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of January 22nd, 2017, including:  Ask Amy: Friend's partner suffering from Princess Syndrome?;  Ask A Manager: Can I have a two-page resume while I’m still ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Support Good Journalism

50:25 | Jan 23rd, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of January 15th, 2017, including:  Social Q: Patriotism in Passing;  Dear Prudence: Is My Boss Trying To Kill Me?;  r/relationships: I'm a girl who likes se...Show More

Hannah and Matt Cope With Bronchitis

45:27 | Jan 17th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of January 8th, 2017, including:  Dear Prudence: "Is My Wife A Lesbian?";  MBMBaM: Same exact date with different people;  Team Practical: Partner has debt;  ...Show More

Hannah and Matt Set Some Boundaries

32:07 | Jan 9th, 2017

Hannah and Matt tackle questions from some of their favorite advice sources from the week of January 1st, 2017, including: Captain Awkward: "Should two bisexual, polyamorous sisters date the same guy?" Ask Amy: "Perhaps people should try weaning the...Show More

Introducing Hannah and Matt Know It All!

03:01 | Jan 1st, 2017

Hannah and Matt Know it All is a (sometimes twice) weekly podcast where Han and Matt (that's us!), a married, polyamorous, queer-as-hell couple discuss their favorite advice columns from around the internet, as well as questions from listeners. We ta...Show More