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So somehow despite my last gefilte fish experience with Dan Pashman, I successfully lured him back to doing another podcast with me, this time at the Strand Bookstore in NYC where he brought along his Sporkful cohost Mark Garrison for an exploration on how to conquer bad breath. We (ok [...]
Not Annoyingy Your Wife NPR Podcast
For my last podcast under the NPR banner, I decided it was good to finally have my wife Anna have a shot on air. We talked over what a good topic might be and though something about pregnancy would be apt since she is in her last trimester. [...]
Rob gets the low down on how to battle head lice from Abigail Rosenfeld, aka “The Head Lice Lady of Brookyln”. Rosenfeld has been doing battle for close to 30 decades and reveals her techniques for ridding yourself of these pesky bugs.
Rob delves deeper into indignity of head lice with Madeleine Brand. Brand shares some [...]
Getting a massage should be relaxing and hopefully spiritually uplifting, that is if you’re willing to let yourself go. In this episode Rob talks about getting a professional massage from Jennifer Robinson of Relax & Rejuvenate with NPR’s Alison Bryce who herself is a former massage therapist.
Everyday we catch people doing gross, disgusting acts like picking their nose, eating with their mouth open, or sneezing all over the place. In this episide, Rob discusses with NPR’s Ari Shapiro how to react when someone committs one of these crimes of civility. He also gets a tip from old pal Alex Auritt, a [...]
Clogging up the the toilet can often be messy business, clogging it up at a friend’s house is most certainly mortifying business. In this episode Rob talks with NPR’s Paul Brown about how to get out of this scenario with tips from Bob McHone, owner of Crown Plumbing and Heating in Frederick, Maryland.
In this episode Rob heads down to the National Opera Company in DC to profile professional opera singer Jennifer Wilson. Wilson shares some tricks of the trade to save your vocal chords and relays some stories of how the opera deals with laryngitis
Getting stains on your shirt can often be annoying, embarrassing, and sometimes costly. In this episode, Rob talks about how to best get out stains and the secrets behind dry cleaning with NPR’s Ari Shapiro. Rob also defers to Christopher White, the technical director for America’s Best Cleaners, a certification organization of high end dry [...]
Many think of hypnosis as something just for magicians, but actually a growing number of people are turning to hypno-therapy to try to cure themselves of bad habits. In this episode of WWRD Rob shares with NPR’s Lynn Neary a hypnosis program developed by Frederic Premji, the founder of INeedMotivation.com.
To pop or not to pop…that is always the question when faced with a zit. In this episode of What Would Rob Do? Rob explores how to properly pamper pimples with NPR’s Mike Pesca. Rob also shares advice from Brian Boye, the fashion and grooming director of Men’s Health Magazine