Odd Job Podcast

Odd Job Podcast

We straight talk uncommon gigs.

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After Carrie Goldberg was harassed and abused by a vindictive ex, she became the lawyer she had needed. A renegade attorney, she fights to make the justice system fair for victims of harassment, cyber and otherwise, and seeks to force the law into alignment with the reality of our hyper-online lives. As she puts it, “We are all just a moment away from having our life overturned by somebody hellbent on our destruction.” You can follow Carrie on Twitter at @cagoldberglaw or find out more about her at cagoldberglaw.com.

Nov 29

51 min 1 sec

We talk to psychologist, sex therapist, and founder of @themodernintimacy, Dr. Kate Balestrieri! Dr. Kate answers all your submitted questions about sex and relationships and we hear how she got her start in the field. We chat normalizing and de-stigmatizing sex, various kinks, and fetishes. We even dive into how to improve YOUR sex life! To learn more about Dr. Kate visit her instagrams: @themodernintimacy and @drkatebalestrieri.

Nov 22

56 min 29 sec

Jaimie and Abby speak with Dr. Edward Zimmerman, a cosmetic surgeon, known on TikTok as the Dick Doc! We chat about everything below the belt—from strangest requests to most popular procedures. For more information on Dr. Zimmerman follow him on TikTok @dickdocontiktok or check out his website Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas.  

Nov 15

1 hr 1 min

Jaimie and Abby chat with Jennings Brown, an investigative journalist, about his latest project in which he reports on a spiritual doomsday group known as the Fellowship of Friends. Jennings provides a behind-the-scenes perspective on his findings, all of which are documented in his Spotify podcast, Revelations. Prepare for some twists and turns. To learn more about Jennings and his work, find him on Instagram @tjenningsbrown or on Twitter @tjenningsbrown. 

Nov 8

1 hr 18 min

Jaimie and Abby chat with Jill and Steve from St. Croix Paranormal to cover all things ghosts! This episode gets extra ghoulish as we ask these paranormal investigators for their best ghost stories. We discuss how Jill and Steve got their start, how they even communicate with ghosts, and their opinions on the afterlife. Get ready for goosebumps! For evidence and YouTube videos of their many investigations, visit  stcroixparanormal.com.

Oct 31

57 min 37 sec

We catch up with Christy Martin, former Professional Boxer and Hall of Famer. You may know Christy from the new Netflix doc “Deal with the Devil,” which details her career and the abuse she endured at the hands of her trainer and then-husband. We talk her rise to fame, personal struggles and secrets, and survival. You can find Christy at Christymartinpromotions.com or head to her Instagrams @christymartinpromotions and @christy_salters_martin.

Oct 25

1 hr 13 min

Abby and Jaimie interview Dan Rumsey, a Zookeeper from Australian Reptile Park! Dan is such a delight; he gives us the fast facts of some of the most unique and rare animals he works with. We hear what drove him to become a zookeeper and even discuss how we can make a difference for our environment. We cover Elvis, the giant croc living at the reptile park, koalas, plats, tortoise, venomous snakes, and more! To get pictures of all the animals we discuss, head to Dan’s Instagram @zookeeper_dan!

Oct 18

1 hr 11 min

Part II of our episode with Rick Alan Ross delves deeper into cults. We learn who Rick considers the “worst of the worst” cult leader, the fate of Scientology, how the term “drink the kool-aid” originated, and even more Keith Raniere juice. We explore how multi-level marketing structures are similar to cults, the backgrounds of famous cult leaders, and different methods of persuasion to pull members in. Head to www.culteducation.com for more information and resources from Rick Alan Ross!

Oct 11

46 min 7 sec

Part I of our episode with Rick Alan Ross, Cult Deprogrammer, touches on all your favorite cults. We hear what inspired Rick’s work, stories from Waco, NXIVM, Children of God, Scientology, and the like. We dive into what defines a cult, how you could find yourself in a cult, and what a “deprogramming” intervention looks like. Rick Alan Ross is truly an expert guest! To learn more about former and current cults, visit www.culteducation.com or pick up Rick’s book, Cults Inside Out.

Oct 4

45 min 34 sec

We chat with Matt Khouri, creator and CEO of the Outerbanks Boil Company. Matt has a hilarious backstory: a somewhat-failed college project becomes his passion. Matt’s idea to bring boils to the masses is just getting started. We talk the boil scene, franchising, strategizing, and go on some wild tangents along the way. Check out @outerbanksboilco on Instagram or their website, outerbanksboilcompany.com, to see Matt’s story or get the Best Pot on the Beach!

Sep 27

57 min 42 sec

We chat with Jason Friedman, an ultramarathoner, coach, and ER doctor! We cover it all: what it takes to run an ultramarathon, training insight, mental preparation, micro naps, and more! We loved catching up with Coach Jay; follow him @gunksrunner on Instagram.

Sep 20

1 hr 4 min

We chat with Alice Little, a legal sex worker and sex work advocate! Alice exposes the ins and outs of life “at the ranch” in Nevada, her views on sex work the US, how she became a legal sex worker, and more! To learn more about our friend, Alice Little, visit theAlicelittle.com or head to her Instagram, @thealicelittleofficial.

Sep 6

59 min 4 sec

We speak with Lisa Hoehn, a dating profile expert, who helps people seeking love—or lust—sharpen their online and app dating profiles. As Lisa puts it, online dating shouldn't suck and she is there for anyone who needs an assist projecting their most authentic self. Find out more about Lisa's services at ProfilePolish.com or pick up her book on crafting a dating profile, You Probably Shouldn't Write That. 

Feb 1

52 min 6 sec

We hear from Patrick Wardle, former NSA “White Hat” hacker, NASA researcher, and basically a character in Mr. Robot. We loved chatting with Patrick; he’s a ton of fun and we get to hear amazing on-the-job hacking stories, tales of tinder dates with Russian spies, and even more from the wild world of hacking. Even if you’re not a computer wiz (like Jaimie), you’ll love this episode! Follow Patrick on Twitter and Instagram @patrickwardle to learn more!

Jan 25

52 min 48 sec

We talk to psychologist, sex therapist, and founder of @themodernintimacy, Dr. Kate Balestrieri! Dr. Kate answers all your submitted questions about sex and relationships and we hear how she got her start in the field. We chat normalizing and de-stigmatizing sex, various kinks, and fetishes. We even dive into how to improve YOUR sex life! To learn more about Dr. Kate visit her instagrams: @themodernintimacy and @drkatebalestrieri.

Jan 18

56 min 29 sec

Mike Dockins, the “Gimmick" Attorney, specializes in trademark law... but with a twist. Mike specializes in trademark law on behalf of entertainers, namely WWE and AEW wrestlers. We breakdown what exactly makes a trademark, some of the most unusual types of trademarks, and the many cases the Gimmick Attorney is involved with. To learn more about Mike Dockins, follow him @gimmickattorney on Twitter and Instagram.

Jan 11

56 min 35 sec

We kick off 2021 with Dr. Wendy Osefo! You may know Wendy as a political commentator or one of the breakout stars of the Real Housewives of Potomac. We chat with Wendy about her background, her immigrant story, her many degrees, her path to political commentary, and her rise to Bravo fame. Dr. Wendy is so fun and we had a blast learning all about her odd jobs! Follow Wendy @wendyosefo on Twitter and Instagram or catch Wendy on the latest season of the Real Housewives of Potomac.

Jan 4

1 hr 7 min

Our last episode of 2020 goes deep into the wild world of Background Acting... but there’s more! Our guest, Ian Brownhill, gives us first hand accounts and hilarious behind-the-scenes stories of what it’s like to be an extra. We hear about his trajectory into the entertainment industry and how his new found fame came from an unexpected place... TikTok. We cover some of your favorite celebs, talk Method Acting, and get answers to all your Q&A submissions. What a great close to the year! Follow Ian on Instagram and TikTok @ian.brownhill.

Dec 2020

1 hr 9 min

Part II of our episode with Rick Alan Ross delves deeper into cults. We learn who Rick considers the “worst of the worst” cult leader, the fate of Scientology, how the term “drink the kool-aid” originated, and even more Keith Raniere juice. We explore how multi-level marketing structures are similar to cults, the backgrounds of famous cult leaders, and different methods of persuasion to pull members in. Head to www.culteducation.com for more information and resources from Rick Alan Ross!

Dec 2020

46 min 7 sec

Part I of our episode with Rick Alan Ross, Cult Deprogrammer, touches on all your favorite cults. We hear what inspired Rick’s work, stories from Waco, NXIVM, Children of God, Scientology, and the like. We dive into what defines a cult, how you could find yourself in a cult, and what a “deprogramming” intervention looks like. Rick Alan Ross is truly an expert guest! To learn more about former and current cults, visit www.culteducation.com or pick up Rick’s book, Cults Inside Out.

Dec 2020

45 min 34 sec

Abby and Jaimie interview Dan Rumsey, a Zookeeper from Australian Reptile Park! Dan is such a delight; he gives us the fast facts of some of the most unique and rare animals he works with. We hear what drove him to become a zookeeper and even discuss how we can make a difference for our environment. We cover Elvis, the giant croc living at the reptile park, koalas, plats, tortoise, venomous snakes, and more! To get pictures of all the animals we discuss, head to Dan’s Instagram @zookeeper_dan!

Dec 2020

1 hr 11 min

Abby and Jaimie learn all about the world of ultra luxury event planning with Lindsay Mazza from Paulette Wolf Events! We cover what a $5 million wedding looks like, a Tommy Bahama-themed Bat-mitzvah, sloppy corporate events, and special guests and celebrity performers (of course). Hear us chat juicy behind-the-scenes stories of some of your favorites: Sting, Flo Rida, Jason DeRulo, Diana Ross, and more! To learn more about Paulette Wolf Events visit Paulettewolfevents.com.

Nov 2020

52 min 30 sec

Abby and Jaimie chat with Valerie Landis, a Fertility Advocate, to explain all things SEX and everything you never learned in health class. We talk family planning, new-age contraception methods, the “internal condom,” and, of course, egg freezing. We hear her first-hand account of freezing her eggs and selecting a potential sperm donor (spoiler alert: she’s now dating him)! To learn more visit: herstrategies.com, eggsperience.com, eggologyclub.com, and thisiseggfreezing.com. And, check out Valerie’s podcast, Eggology Club!

Nov 2020

1 hr 17 min

Abby and Jaimie speak with Kevin Lauler, former NYPD Homicide Detective! We revisit famous murders from the 80s and 90s, including the Happyland murders and Michael Alig’s Club Kid murder of Angel Melendez. We discuss Kevin’s first-hand account of 9/11 as well as the “forgotten crash” of American Airlines Flight 587 in Rockaway, Queens less than two months after the terrorist attacks. Kevin held nothing back and it was truly an honor for us to hear his stories.

Nov 2020

52 min 23 sec

This guy hunts people... for money. Jaimie and Abby catch up with Bounty Hunter, Scott Gribble. Scott not only tracks down folks evading the law, but he hosts boot camps to show you how it’s done. We hear Scott’s best stories on the job, including some “catfishing” tactics. We even catch up with Scott’s partner, Lydia, to hear a female’s perspective of the job. To learn even more about Scott Gribble and his boot camps, visit www.bountyhunterbootcamp.com.

Nov 2020

55 min 57 sec

Alli Hoff Kosik is the real-life Carrie Bradshaw, working as a freelancer in New York City. She came to the big apple with big dreams, worked at a major publishing house, but then took the leap to make it on her own! It’s paid off and now Alli freelances and hosts one of our favorite podcasts, the “SSR Podcast,” where she breaks down some of our favorite childhood and YA novels. You’ll be motivated to follow your dreams after this episode! Follow Alli @ssrpod or visit her website at SSRpodcast.com.

Oct 2020

1 hr

After Carrie Goldberg was harassed and abused by a vindictive ex, she became the lawyer she had needed. A renegade attorney, she fights to make the justice system fair for victims of harassment, cyber and otherwise, and seeks to force the law into alignment with the reality of our hyper-online lives. As she puts it, “We are all just a moment away from having our life overturned by somebody hellbent on our destruction.” You can follow Carrie on Twitter at @cagoldberglaw or find out more about her at cagoldberglaw.com.

Oct 2020

51 min 1 sec

Jen Glantz’s story starts with a half-joking craigslist ad that went viral and turned into a business! When all her friends were getting married, Jen unintentionally became a “professional” at being a bridesmaid. So then, she successfully founded “Bridesmaid for Hire”: the world's first service where you can hire a bridesmaid to show up at your wedding, walk down the aisle, and give the maid-of-honor speech.  Beyond folks hiring Jen to stand beside them on their special day, Jen is an author, podcaster, and speaker. We loved chatting with Jen about her business – especially all the juicy stories that come along with it. Jen does not hold back! You can follow Jen on Instagram @JenGlantz or find out more about her, her books, and her podcast at jenglantz.com.

Oct 2020

47 min

Jaimie and Abby learn all about the spirit world and its number 1 “spirit-er”, Bobby Brust! Psychic Medium Bobby Brust gives us a glimpse into the other realm and we even get a reading (spoiler: Bobby predicts this podcast will be a success)! We discuss when Bobby first knew he had this gift, how he interprets the many messages he receives from our loved ones, and what the other side might be like. To learn more about Bobby, visit bobbybrust.com or his facebook page “Psychic Medium Bobby Brust.”

Oct 2020

36 min 40 sec

Jade Seashell joins us all the way from Australia to talk dating and relationships... with a twist. Jade is the expert on all things sugar babies, international brides, sexting, swinging, and more! We loved chatting with Jade; she’s an open book and did not hesitate to give us all the risqué details! You can find Jade at jadeseashell.com to learn even more about her products, services, and expertise.

Sep 2020

52 min 40 sec

We talk to a Corrections Officer aka “CO” and learn all about prison. Jaimie overestimates her prison survival skills while Abby fixates on “poop bombs.” We discuss life as a CO, the rookie years, contraband, assault, and even prison hauntings!

Sep 2020

1 hr 4 min

If you love early-2000s nostalgia like Jaimie, tune in. Jaimie and Abby catch up with the Pickup Artist, Mystery. Mystery is an author, lecturer, and professional Pickup Artist (“PUA”). Many know him from his VH1 reality show “The Pickup Artist” and Neil Strauss’ bestseller, “The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists.” We ask Mystery all about his exploits, his advice, the method, and what’s next. You can follow Mystery @askmystery on Instagram and find links to Mystery’s masterclass, digital store, and music on askmystery.com.

Sep 2020

1 hr 4 min

Jaimie and Abby chat with Jill and Steve from St. Croix Paranormal to cover all things ghosts! This episode gets extra ghoulish as we ask these paranormal investigators for their best ghost stories. We discuss how Jill and Steve got their start, how they even communicate with ghosts, and their opinions on the afterlife. Get ready for goosebumps! For evidence and YouTube videos of their many investigations, visit  stcroixparanormal.com.

Sep 2020

57 min 37 sec

Every Monday, co-hosts Jaimie and Abby straight talk uncommon gigs. 

Sep 2020

58 sec