Category: Show Notes

The Biden/Harris Inauguration: Oh Happy Day! | TISOT Ep. 7

The Biden/Harris Inauguration: Oh Happy Day! | TISOT Ep. 7

Episode Summary:

Inauguration 2021. Wow. Like the song says: It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life. At least that’s how it feels. President Biden and Vice-President Harris were sworn in on January 20th, and already the country feels like a calmer, more civil, and more hopeful place. From Biden’s and Kamala’s speeches, to Amanda Gorman’s poem, to the fabulous fashion, and yes, all those Bernie memes, Sharon and Lisa discuss all the details and drama around the Biden/Harris inauguration. 

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Is Anybody Making New Year’s Resolutions This Year? | TIS Ep. 31

Is Anybody Making New Year’s Resolutions This Year? | TIS Ep. 31

Episode Summary:

Given what 2020 was, and how 2021 has already begun, are New Year’s Resolutions still a thing? Is it hubris to even think that way?

In their first episode of the year Sharon and Lisa discuss their…let’s call them “hopes”…for what they would like to accomplish in 2021.

Also: since life has been coming at them fast, the sisters are giving themselves some grace and reducing the episode frequency. From here on out, there’ll be a new episode every other week, and TIS Off-Topic episodes when there’s something really hot to discuss. (Case in point, check out our Off-Topic episode about the recent attempted coup in the U.S.)

Thanks for tuning in, and welcome to the official start of Season 3!
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Yes, Amerikkka. This IS Who You Are: 2021 US Coup | TISOT Ep. 6

Yes, Amerikkka. This IS Who You Are: 2021 US Coup | TISOT Ep. 6

Episode Summary:

Six days into 2021, in a shocking but unsurprising turn of events, the United States experienced an attempted coup, incited by the Seditionist in Chief. Just…wow. There is much to unpack, from the possibility of the orange one being impeached again, to the spate of White House resignations, to the failure of law enforcement officials–and their possible complicity. Join us as we discuss these historic events.

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COVID Karen, Caribbean Version: The Case of Skylar Mack | TISOT Ep. 5

COVID Karen, Caribbean Version: The Case of Skylar Mack | TISOT Ep. 5


2021 is barely a few days old, and it’s already setting up to be “2020, The Sequel: More Virus, Less Logic.”

And so, we’re starting Season 3 with an Off-Topic episode to discuss Skylar Mack, one of the anti-masking quarantine breakers who ran afoul of the Cayman Islands authorities over the holiday season.

In true COVID Karen style, Ms. Mack broke a 14-day quarantine period a mere 2 days into it. However, unlike many tourists who have acted similarly, she was made to pay the price.

The sisters discuss the case, the protocols, the consequences of breaking quarantine, and why we all need to continue to wear our masks.

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Top 10 of 2020: The Introvert Sisters

Well, it’s been a year, hasn’t it? No need to go over all the happenings – check out the last episode of season 2 for that – but we wanted to share the episodes you loved most in 2020. (And if you’re new to the podcast, here’s your chance to catch up.)

1. Corona Chronicles: Is Social Distancing Easier for Introverts? | E 1


Our launch episode dealt with the topic that was on all our minds – the coronavirus, still pretty new to us at that stage. We look at some of the new things we had to get accustomed to like social distancing, more frantic cleaning, and, uhh, toilet paper hoarding.

2. Why Introverts Love Working Remotely and Don’t Miss The Office | E 18


As we said many times through the year, working from home works for us as introverts. Learn why in this episode (plus we talk about shedding those pandemic pounds). Read More

Why The Official Letters of 2020 Are WTF | TIS Ep. 30

Why The Official Letters of 2020 Are WTF | TIS Ep. 30

Episode Summary:

This is the final episode of 2020, and…whew chile…we made it. The entire year felt touch and go from beginning to end. From the global pandemic and anti-racism protests, to the murder hornets and the never-ending election (and let’s not forget The Great Toilet Paper Shortage), the sisters recap this most memorable of years, and explain why, in Sesame Street style, “Episode 2020” was brought to us by the letters W, T, and F. 

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5 Big Takeaways:

  1. 2020 has been a year of biblical proportions: “There was the pandemic, the earth was literally burning, there were murder hornets, and also actual swarms of locusts…We had a decade’s worth of events in this one year.” #YouCantMakeThisStuffUp
  2. 2020 has been a year of loss: “2020 has been characterized by a sense of loss…Because of the pandemic, everybody around the globe is in one of the stages of grief.”
  3. 2020 has been a year of political weirdness: “The orange man-baby refuses to concede…the only political event that’s taken longer than the U.S. election is Brexit.”
  4. 2020 has been a year of racial unrest: “The reason why the BLM movement regained momentum is because Black people are still being murdered with impunity by police in the United States.”
  5. 2020 will forever be the year of the mask: “Wear your mask, sanitize your hands, and stop gathering in large numbers.”

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