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'TIL COOKIES DO US PART

0:00 | Sep 26th, 2018

In the final episode of Season 2, K&K breakdown their excitement (and concerns) over their upcoming nuptials. Plus, Kate tries to explain why she called their dog, Ashi, an asshole. 

BETWEEN TWO COOKIES with BRAD JENKINS

0:00 | Sep 19th, 2018

K&K talk with Funny or Die’s Brad Jenkins, who worked in the White House for former President Obama and, most importantly, co-starred with Kathryn in Romeo & Juliet, circa 1999. The pair also talks food with MindBodyGreen’s Liz Moody and bring back a...Show More

CAN'T COME TO THE PHONE NOW COOKIES.

0:00 | Sep 12th, 2018

A little hello note from K&K, who are away on vacay. (Hey -- that rhymes!)

NEW MOON COOKIES with TIFFANY MALONEY

0:00 | Sep 5th, 2018

A bite-size-cookie pod! Snack size! Ritualist Tiffany Maloney creates a New Moon mediation for the upcoming new moon (September 9th!) for Kate, which Kate tries and reports back on her effort. The trio also riffs on energy, "Mercury in retrograde", a...Show More

SHOW ME THE COOKIES with AVA TAYLOR

0:00 | Aug 29th, 2018

 K&K stumble upon Kathryn’s rapper name, discuss Kate’s lisp, and answer another Proust Question. Then the duo is joined by Ava Taylor to discuss the business of yoga and what it’s like living in Germany. Finally, the self-anointed Jurassic Park Mixo...Show More

I SEE DEAD COOKIES with DANA CHILDS

0:00 | Aug 22nd, 2018

The episode you didn't know you needed: K&K talk to Dana Childs, an intuitive and medium who shares what it's like to be in tune with the universe. Plus, Kate attempts to talk about how she's "intuitive", but it ends up becoming a therapy session abo...Show More

PLANT-BASED COOKIES with JESSICA MURNANE

0:00 | Aug 15th, 2018

Kate surprises Kathryn by picking random idioms and asking for definition and origin. Then the pair is joined by One Part Plant author (and podcaster) Jessica Murnane, who gets real about endometriosis and ... LIFE. Then K&K share a recipe Kate makes...Show More

STEREOTYPE-SMASHING COOKIES with JANE McMANUS

0:00 | Aug 8th, 2018

K&K are joined by newbie Londoner (and former ESPN-er) Jane McManus to discuss our human reactions to stereotypes and labels. Plus, Kate and Kathryn ask the question: What things DON’T get better the bougier you make them? (Also, remember the song Li...Show More

SEX, LIES and COOKIES with ESTHER PEREL

0:00 | Aug 1st, 2018

The episode you’ve all been waiting for: Sex! Infidelity! Marriage! Kathryn and Kate welcome Esther Perel, renowned sex and relationship therapist, who offers awesome insight into the evolution of monogamy, as well as the paralyzation that comes with...Show More

BONUS COOKIES: IMPACT AND ALLYSHIP with MELANIE KLEIN

0:00 | Jul 31st, 2018

In the wake of Nia Wilson’s murder, and spurred by conversations K&K have had off-line, the pair reach out to Melanie Klein, professor of sociology and women’s studies, for insight into how to engage in an impactful and thoughtful manner.

DROP & GIMME COOKIES with KIRA STOKES

0:00 | Jul 25th, 2018

 K&K are joined by Kira Stokes, founder of The Stoked Method, and Kira reveals that she obsesses over transitions (just like Kate in writing! Just like Kathryn when she teaches yoga!) and once weighed and measured her stuffed animals. Plus, it’s Full...Show More

ALLEZ LES COOKIES!

0:00 | Jul 18th, 2018

Kate and Kathryn are back from the World Cup (in Russia!) and they’re chock-full of observations: about travel, bartering, love and ... French fries! Plus, the pair discuss what about today’s innovations would blow their minds in 1995. Kate also has ...Show More

COOKIES ON THE LOOSE with Gina Caputo

0:00 | Jul 11th, 2018

Kate and Kathryn tackle an incredibly hot topic: If you were stuck in Jurassic Park, would you be Team Budig or Team Fagan (and why Kathryn has strong feelings about this). Then things get spicy as they patch in Gina Caputo, the Yogini on the Loose, ...Show More

FIREWORK COOKIES

0:00 | Jul 4th, 2018

Happy 4th of July from K&K - they'll be back in full force after the holiday.

COUNTLESS COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 27th, 2018

Kathryn calls out Kate’s obsession with numbers, and the pair discuss the ramifications  our number, data-driven society might be having on all of us. Plus, a few witty reader emails and our rabbit hole segment: THE MULTIVERSE! (Warning: You don’t wa...Show More

EXOTIC COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 20th, 2018

Kathryn and Kate share the most important books they've ever read -- broken down, of course, by a categorization that Kate has ruthlessly implemented. Then the pair, who are about to travel to Russia for World Cup 2018, deconstruct a list of "travel ...Show More

COOKIES ON POINTE with MISTY COPELAND

0:00 | Jun 13th, 2018

Misty Copeland, the first African American Female Principle Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, joins Free Cookies. She shatters the archaic ideals of what ballet should look like, talks about the mental and physical struggles of being an elite ...Show More

RAINBOW COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Kathryn blends her love of mythology with Kate’s love of lists to produce the ultimate Mythological Monsters Quiz. Then, in keeping with Pride month, the pair tackles an issue that hits very close to home. Finally, K + K welcome a dear friend, Ash Ce...Show More

PLATINUM COOKIES with RACHEL PLATTEN

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Season Two premiere! Platinum recording artist Rachel Platten beat boxes as Kathryn sings a cookie-related ditty. The "Fight Song" star then opens up about expectations, how success affects art, and what kept her up at night before a TODAY SHOW appea...Show More

COOKIES IN THE OVEN

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Kathryn and Kate get you hyped for Season 2, which includes conversations with Misty Copeland, Rachel Platten, Esther Perel, Kira Stokes and...Kate's mom! Plus, the pair have had a cookie-related revelation.

BONUS COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Surprise! It's a bonus episode - who says no to Sue Bird? First, K&K grapple over who's responsible for a recent failed idiom (things escalate quickly). Then, WNBA superstar Sue Bird joins to discuss why people tear down women's sports, how stopping ...Show More

HOPEFUL COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

K&K head to Mexico, but not before a hopeful sit-down with Jamie Tworkowski on the importance of honesty and asking for help. Kathryn then interviews Kate on her upcoming book, "What Made Maddy Run," discussing suicide prevention and mental health aw...Show More

COOKIES, THE CLASS

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

K&K talk NFL franchise tags and share times when they took a chance on themselves. Then mind-body fitness founder of "The Class by Taryn Toomey" brings her no BS approach to wellness and crushing your inner critic. Finally, K&K share something that m...Show More

NAKED COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

K&K talk NBA free agency. Then, things get naked as they go sans guest to answer Cookie Monster (read: listener) emails while tackling gender and sexuality stereotypes.

THE O.G. COOKIE

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

K&K get scientific about which sport is best suited for their body types, and no, you wouldn't have guessed them. The OG of yoga, Seane Corn, discusses the importance of giving back, living with vertigo, and her amazing hair (ok, ok, Kathryn talks ab...Show More

EXPLICIT COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

K&K discuss their career game-changers and consider an International Cookie List. Plus, they are joined by the plant-based duo behind Thug Kitchen and Candice Kumai, the Queen of Wellness, gets real over a literal plate of free cookies.

LIGHTS...CAMERA...COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

After adding another cookie to the SCL (Standard Cookie List), K&K share about why a particular sports story hurt their heart. The duo is then joined by actor Eric Balfour, who opens up about fame, whether he wants more or less of it, and how yoga ha...Show More

COOKIES FOR EVERY BODY

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

K&K talk NBA Finals and their Top 3 sporting event memories. Jessamyn Stanley explains her body positive approach to teaching yoga, current book tour and the complexities of being queer and polyamorous. Actor Mousa Kraish stops by for a delicious Pop...Show More

BUILDING FORTUNE COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

K&K return from London with a new (semi-failed) idiom and Kathryn offers some tips for traveling, a.k.a. "Healthy Cookies." NYT bestselling author, lifestyle entrepreneur and former pro athlete, Lewis Howes, shares how after being bullied and raped a...Show More

RESHAPING THE COOKIE CUTTER

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Emily Nolan talks diets, deprivation, eating disorders, plastic surgery, liposuction and her journey through 16 different sizes as a model to becoming a self-care, body-positive blogger. Kate gets called out for her non-adulting ways while Kathryn br...Show More

CURTAIN CALLS AND COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Alexandra Ansanelli, a prodigy and principal ballerina discusses bowing out at the peak of her prestigious career after realizing there was more to life. Then, Kate and Kathryn rank some seriously failed idioms involving guppies, yuppies and ducks.

SCHOLAR-CHIP COOKIE

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

espnW's Kate Fagan delivered this commencement speech to the University of Colorado Class of 2017 on May 12th, 2017 with Free Cookie in Crime, Kathryn Budig, cheering her on from the audience.

RAW SUGAR WITH TONY REALI

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Kate Fagan's obsession with lists continues as she permits one new cookie add to her "Standard Cookie List." Also, Kathryn Budig makes a startling admission. Plus, Around the Horn host Tony Reali opens up about his family, life and more.

ABBY WAMBACH KICKS OFF COOKIES

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

In the pilot episode of "Free Cookies," Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig chat with Abby Wambach, discuss Kate's obsessions with lists and much more.

EPISODE ZERO

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig talk about what you should expect from Free Cookies.

Bonus Cookies

46:40 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Surprise! It's a bonus episode - who says no to Sue Bird? First, K&K grapple over who's responsible for a recent failed idiom (things escalate quickly). Then, WNBA superstar Sue Bird joins to discuss why people tear down women's sports, how stopping ...Show More

Hopeful Cookies

46:48 | Jul 26th, 2017

K&K head to Mexico, but not before a hopeful sit-down with Jamie Tworkowski on the importance of honesty and asking for help. Kathryn then interviews Kate on her upcoming book, "What Made Maddy Run," discussing suicide prevention and mental health aw...Show More

Cookies, The Class

1:02:21 | Jul 19th, 2017

K&K talk NFL franchise tags and share times when they took a chance on themselves. Then mind-body fitness founder of "The Class by Taryn Toomey" brings her no BS approach to wellness and crushing your inner critic. Finally, K&K share something that m...Show More

Naked Cookies

41:04 | Jul 12th, 2017

K&K talk NBA free agency. Then, things get naked as they go sans guest to answer Cookie Monster (read: listener) emails while tackling gender and sexuality stereotypes.

Seane Corn: the OG Cookie

56:22 | Jun 28th, 2017

K&K get scientific about which sport is best suited for their body types, and no, you wouldn't have guessed them. The OG of yoga, Seane Corn, discusses the importance of giving back, living with vertigo, and her amazing hair (ok, ok, Kathryn talks ab...Show More

Warning: Explicit Cookies

51:24 | Jun 21st, 2017

K&K discuss their career game-changers and consider an International Cookie List. Plus, they are joined by the plant-based duo behind Thug Kitchen and Candice Kumai, the Queen of Wellness, gets real over a literal plate of free cookies.

Lights, Camera... Cookies!

38:58 | Jun 14th, 2017

After adding another cookie to the SCL (Standard Cookie List), K&K share about why a particular sports story hurt their heart. The duo is then joined by actor Eric Balfour, who opens up about fame, whether he wants more or less of it, and how yoga ha...Show More

Cookies For Every Body

50:00 | Jun 7th, 2017

K&K talk NBA Finals and their Top 3 sporting event memories. Jessamyn Stanley explains her body positive approach to teaching yoga, current book tour and the complexities of being queer and polyamorous. Actor Mousa Kraish stops by for a delicious Pop...Show More

Building Fortune Cookies

52:06 | May 31st, 2017

K&K return from London with a new (semi-failed) idiom and Kathryn offers some tips for traveling, a.k.a. "Healthy Cookies." NYT bestselling author, lifestyle entrepreneur and former pro athlete, Lewis Howes, shares how after being bullied and raped a...Show More

Reshaping The Cookie Cutter

50:41 | May 24th, 2017

Emily Nolan talks diets, deprivation, eating disorders, plastic surgery, liposuction and her journey through 16 different sizes as a model to becoming a self-care, body-positive blogger. Kate gets called out for her non-adulting ways while Kathryn br...Show More

Curtain Calls & Cookies

35:28 | May 17th, 2017

Alexandra Ansanelli, a prodigy and principal ballerina discusses bowing out at the peak of her prestigious career after realizing there was more to life. Then, Kate and Kathryn rank some seriously failed idioms involving guppies, yuppies and ducks.

Scholar-Chip Cookie

18:27 | May 12th, 2017

espnW's Kate Fagan delivered this commencement speech to the University of Colorado Class of 2017 on May 12th, 2017 with Free Cookie in Crime, Kathryn Budig, cheering her on from the audience.

Raw Sugar With Tony Reali

50:30 | May 10th, 2017

Kate Fagan's obsession with lists continues as she permits one new cookie add to her "Standard Cookie List." Also, Kathryn Budig makes a startling admission. Plus, Around the Horn host Tony Reali opens up about his family, life and more.

Abby Wambach Kicks Off Cookies

30:52 | May 3rd, 2017

In the pilot episode of "Free Cookies," Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig chat with Abby Wambach, discuss Kate's obsessions with lists and much more.

Episode 0

01:51 | May 2nd, 2017

Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig talk about what you should expect from Free Cookies.