Announcing: Transcripts!

It’s something we should have been doing this whole time so we’re very sorry but we are in the process of transcribing all of our episodes! From now all, all new episodes will have transcripts published on the same day. Whether you want to do a literary analysis, hate the sound of our voices, prefer reading to listening, or the podcast just wasn’t accessible to you before, here they are!

As always, thank you for listening (and/or reading) and don’t forget to think weirder thoughts.

Love,

Florence, Diane, and Maggie (Long May He Reign)

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Welcome to Our Blog

Well, well, well who do we have here? Welcome to the Alternate Reality Productions blog.

Here is where we’ll post links to our hilarious and ever-so enjoyable podcasts as well as provide you, dedicated listener, with additional posts and content that you won’t hear on the airwaves. And the reason you won’t be hearing them is because you’ll be reading them with your eyeballs right here. Visiting and following the Alternate Reality Productions blog is the best way to keep the good times and the giggles rolling!

XOXOXO,
Florence and Diane

 

Ep. 32 One More Halloween Spooktacular

Bubble, bubble Diane’s in trouble. It’s Florence’s turn to Maggie cuddle. Happy Halloween from Paper News Out Loud! Only treats from our podcasters today. From the history of jack o’ lanterns to a spooky story to a very thorough walkthrough of proper carving techniques, you’re going to be in a sugar coma before you know it. This is Paper News Out Loud.

Headline: https://www.history.com/topics/halloween/jack-olantern-history

Wikihow: https://www.wikihow.com/Trick-or-Treat-Safely

Music by Jake Harrison: https://soundcloud.com/atthisbeats

Look at our website with them eyeballs: https://alternaterealityproductions.wordpress.com/

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Ep. 31 I Write Recipes Not Tragedies

At night when no one else can hear, Diane sings. She sings for gooey, delicious, warm chocolate chip cookies to appear in front of her. When they don’t, she weeps. In this week’s episode back and better than ever, Diane teaches us about the proud history of chocolate chip cookies. Then Florence reveals to a listener what the secret sauce is to making your own recipes after our podcasters check the classifieds. This is Paper News Out Loud.

Headline: https://www.businessinsider.com/the-chocolate-chip-cookie-was-invented-by-accident-2013-3

Wikihow: https://www.wikihow.com/Make-Your-Own-Recipe

Music by Jake Harrison: https://soundcloud.com/atthisbeats

Look at our website with them eyeballs: https://alternaterealityproductions.wordpress.com/

And check our the home of our network: https://almostbetter.net/ If you’re lucky, you’ll develop all the psychic powers!

Ep. 30 Close Encounters with Mars and Meal Prepping

Once upon a time, Mars loved Earth so much that they just couldn’t stay away any longer. They moved closer and closer until they gently crashed into the blue planet and destroyed all the life on it. Diane takes us on an intergalactic journey through the mind of Mars and why it is just so darn close. Then our podcasters help us pack and prepare for our trip to the Red Planet. And finally, Florence helps a listener who needs a little help packing lunch. This is Paper News Out Loud.

Headline: https://mars.nasa.gov/allaboutmars/nightsky/mars-close-approach/

Wikihow: https://www.wikihow.com/Plan-Weekly-Meals

Music by Jake Harrison: https://soundcloud.com/atthisbeats

Look at our website with them eyeballs: https://alternaterealityproductions.wordpress.com/

And check our the home of our network: https://almostbetter.net/ If you’re lucky, you’ll develop all the psychic powers!

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Ep. 29 Flower Lemon Mango Power (and puppies)

In an alternate reality, M&Ms are called A&As. That reality is terrible and people who live there are sad. Florence teaches us about where our favorite candy brands (probably) got their names. Then Diane helps out a lonely listener who just wants a little puppy to love, but before that, our favorite podcasters teach us a delicious and tasty recipe. This is Paper News Out Loud.

Headline: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/05/what-the-ms-stand-for-in-mms/ https://www.leaf.tv/articles/the-history-of-the-3-musketeers-candy-bar/ https://www.rewindandcapture.com/why-is-skittles-called-skittles/ https://www.thefactsite.com/2016/01/skittles-history-and-facts.html

Wikihow: https://www.wikihow.com/Love-Your-Puppy

Music by Jake Harrison: https://soundcloud.com/atthisbeats Look at our website with them eyeballs: https://alternaterealityproductions.wordpress.com/

And check our the home of our network: https://almostbetter.net/ If you’re lucky, you’ll develop all the psychic powers!

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Ep. 28 Breaking! All! The! Records!

Guess which podcast just broke the world record for being the most informative podcast?!? Yeah, it wasn’t ours. Probably something put out there by NPR. Anyways, this week Florence teaches us all what we need to know about the Guinness Book of World Records and then some of the whackiest records out there. Then our podcasters bring storytime back again with the tale of a desert and a Tahoe. Finally, Diane gives us tips and tricks about how to break a world record of our own. This is Paper News Out Loud.

Headline: http://www.businessinsider.com/weirdest-world-records-2015-5
https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/60/through_the_years.html

Wikihow: https://www.wikihow.com/Get-Into-the-Guinness-Book-of-World-Records

Music by Jake Harrison: https://soundcloud.com/atthisbeats

Look at our website with them eyeballs: https://alternaterealityproductions.wordpress.com/

And check our the home of our new network: https://almostbetter.net/ If you’re lucky, you’ll develop all the psychic powers!

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Ep. 27 The Galactic Naming Committee Presents…

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Florence and Diane! Our favorite podcasters return after temporarily being lost in time and space with a whole new fount of knowledge to share with their best friends (you all). Diane explains the complicated mechanics of how plane work, and then reveals to us the long awaited results of The Galactic Naming Committee’s movement to rename the moon. We hear all the latest classifieds that were posted in the alley and Florence helps out a listener who is born to rule. This is Paper News Out Loud.

Headline: https://www.explainthatstuff.com/howplaneswork.html

Wikihow: https://www.wikihow.com/Become-Prom-Queen

Music by Jake Harrison: https://soundcloud.com/atthisbeats

Look at our website with them eyeballs: https://alternaterealityproductions.wordpress.com/
And check our the home of our new network: https://almostbetter.net/ If you’re lucky, you’ll develop all the psychic powers!