Pretty Basic with Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz

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Welcome to Pretty Basic, a weekly podcast hosted by two, twenty-something year old best friends and digital creators, Alisha Marie & Remi Cruz. Each week they welcome listeners into their daily life for a special helping of the tea you're not getting from their wildly popular YouTube channels. From fun lighthearted conversations about dating to

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Alisha got drunk and edited a video for Remi! The idea was great, the execution and reaction was… a bit mixed. The girls are also chatting about gender reveal parties getting out of control, Keeping Up With The Kardashians is ending after 20 seasons, and a long conversation about the progression of body positivity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 16

47 min

The episode you've all been waiting for, the sister episode! Alisha Marie and Ashley Nichole co-host this week and chat on everything from growing up with each other, relationships with themselves and others, what it's like living and working together, arguments, and everything in between. Plus, answering some fan questions, and reliving Ash's ICONIC first red carpet moment that will live in infamy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 9

53 min

The girls are back catching up on Alisha’s brand new car, talk about some of their most embarrassing memories, and dive into all the comments on a Twitter hate page dedicated to them. Then, they address all the rumors and share stories of all their former beefs with other creators.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 2

43 min

The girls go on a deep dive to decipher some of Taylor Swift’s lyrics, discuss how much celebrities actually work alongside paparazzi, and Remi’s mom stans BTS which gets the girls into a whole Kpop discussion. Plus, Alisha updates everyone on all the f***bois hitting her up on dating apps Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 26

51 min

Remi is joined this week by her boyfriend Cal and gets the full scoop on dating, relationships, and hookups from a guy’s perspective. What they look for in a dating app profile, how to tell if they want something serious or a fling, what they actually think about your platonic guy friend, and what does it REALLY mean if he keeps watching your Instagram stories?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 19

62 min

Lots of drama in the YouTube world with the FBI raiding Jake Paul’s house, the Stokes Twins arrested for a prank video, and did Emma Chamberlain start beef with the girls??? Plus, they answer a range of fan questions, like how to stay healthy during quarantine, effective ways to budget your money and save, living with your BFF, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 12

59 min

Alisha is back for another solo episode catching everyone up on her dealings with anxiety. From speaking to a psychiatrist and the benefits that brought, to going on medication (and the crazy dreams that come with it), and how she’s learned to overcome. Plus, some exercises that we can all do to help if we’re dealing with similar issues. Also, some behind the scenes on her latest video with LaurDIY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 5

51 min

Alisha is back and the girls continue the conversation from last week on how to navigate tricky situations in friendships and relationships. Plus, Remi’s wild dream has the girls digging into the meaning behind it, Alisha had a few drinks and went on quite an adventure, and Remi had surgery?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 29

49 min

Remi is joined this week by her best friend Kaylee as they discuss everything related to friendships and relationships. How lifelong friendships are formed, managing relationships that may have fallen out, and navigating toxic friendships (and when to cut things off). Plus, will the epic Skater Goat video make a triumphant return? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 22

57 min

The girls are back with another episode of Pretty Pop Culture. TONS of drama in the TikTok world between Sway and Hype House catches Charli D’Amelio in the middle of it. Plus, what’s the future of TikTok after recent talks it may be banned? Sad news with Glee star Naya Rivera missing, and is Kanye 2020 legit?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 15

34 min

Remi opens up about her experience with sexual assault, and the girls discuss possible coping mechanisms and ways to support others who have gone through similar experiences. Then, a light Q&A session: embarrassing moments, awkward first kisses, breakups, and a lot of drama on YouTube.  Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline https://www.nsvrc.org/saam https://www.elac.edu/Student-Services/Student-Resources/Sexual-Assault-Awareness-Violence-Education-Team Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 8

57 min

The girls get into a deep conversation about all things relationships. From acquaintances and co-workers, to best friends, exes, and friend’s boyfriends. Making the most out of all relationships, do’s and don’ts, where and how to draw boundaries, and knowing when it’s time to cut things off completely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 1

66 min

Quarantine has been rough for all of us but that doesn’t mean the girls haven’t been finding a lot of things they love! From skin care tips and athleisure outfits, to new food concoctions and healthy(?) cocktails, Remi and Alisha are listing off ALL of their favorite things they’ve been discovering/using/doing over the past few months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 24

40 min

Claudia Sulewski is an OG Youtuber and good friend of Remi and Alisha. She opens up on everything from transitioning into acting, to buying a house with her boyfriend Finneas, and so much more. Plus, the girls discuss how the world of content and YouTube have change and how it will all continue to evolve.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 17

69 min

A special episode this week as the girls discuss everything around the Black Lives Matter movement, what they’ve learned, and what we can all do to make a positive change! All ad revenue proceeds from this episode will be donated in support of BLM. Links to get involved, donate, and learn more:  https://colorofchange.org https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#petitions https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#donate   https://www.aclu.org    https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jun 10

40 min

Big week for drama! The girls dive into all the tea around Call Her Daddy, how business and money can really stake a divide in relationships, and talk about how much really goes on behind the scenes of a podcast. Plus, drama with Lana Del Rey, Hillary Duff, Khloe Kardashian, and is it time to cancel cancel culture? Remi and her boyfriend get into their biggest fight ever… and HOW MUCH did she pay for a psychic reading!?! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

May 27

58 min

Alisha opens up in a heart-to-heart episode about some of the struggles she’s been going through during quarantine, and why sometimes it’s not all glitz and glam in the life of “Alisha Marie”. Anxiety, depression, negative thoughts, and all the ways it can really impact your life – she’s felt it, and shares her experiences in overcoming it. If you’ve felt any of this, especially over the last few months, you’re not alone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

May 20

51 min

The girls are back together and catching up over some Pretty Basic Pop Culture: Elon Musk and Grimes’ bizarre baby name, and drama involving Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo! Plus, they go into the full backstory of how they became friends (hint: plenty of Tito’s was involved) and dive into some ridiculous moments in an epic night in Vegas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

May 13

51 min

Remi opens up about her recent feelings of stress and anxiety since quarantine started and talks through the ways she's been able to manage and overcome them. Plus, a hilarious story about trying to get over a f***boi, Zayn and Gigi are having a baby sending all the One Direction stans into a frenzy, and Remi answers a bunch of questions on fitness, friendships, relationships, and a lot more. What's it like living with your boyfriend during a quarantine, and the real story behind what she thought of Cal when they first matched! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

May 6

46 min

The girls are really missing each other and get into a game of Never Have I Ever (Quarantine Edition) to find out what they’ve really been up to. Then, a new game of Pretty Pop Culture diving into stories like David Dobrik’s latest vlog and Travis Scott’s Fortnite concert. Plus, with so many of you asking about starting a business during quarantine, the girls dish out their tips and advice to get you off the ground! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Apr 29

47 min

It’s been a minute so the girls are doing a fun Q&A answering all of your questions. Topics like public relationships, manifesting dreams and goals, bonding moments with your best friend, weird music we all secretly listen to (everyone has their guilty pleasure), how they’re staying healthy and snacking during quarantine, and many more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Apr 22

42 min

As quarantine continues Alisha has turned into an accidental chef and Remi’s boyfriend (like most guys) can’t understand why she’s crying. The girls go through the ways our habits may change after this, and how some things they thought were necessities maybe aren’t? Plus, Alisha’s hilarious story of a guy she made out with one night and the after effects. And, she shoots her shot with some hot athletes and celebs and one responded in her DMs???  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Apr 15

43 min

Dating during a quarantine isn't exactly easy but that's why we have quaranflings! The girls dive into everything about having a fling right now, and the struggles of using dating apps vs. meeting in real life, especially in LA. Why does it always seem like guys will hit you up again when you start seeing someone? Speaking of, Bumble Boy makes his way back onto the show, and Remi gives the full story on their relationship. Plus, Alisha does some crafts at home which ends up turning into a hilarious prank on a roommate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Apr 8

49 min

The girls go deep on dealing with all kinds of breakups, how celebrities deal with their public relationships, and quarantine has gotten Remi to discover she's really into wine. In celebrity news, they spill all the tea on the Kimye and T.Swift drama, and Chrissy Teigen and Chris Klemens team up to make content that is restoring all our sanity. Plus, shows you need to be watching, and Alisha's Salsa Fiasco of Quarantine 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Apr 1

53 min

Being quarantined at home can really be challenging, it’s important we take care of ourselves now more than ever! The girls discuss how they’re dealing with it, give tips on being how to remain productive, and talk through how we can all stay positive during this whole situation. Plus, Remi officially moves into her new home while Alisha has turned hers into a sorority house!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Mar 25

48 min

Remi and her boyfriend Cal go through the dating question gauntlet! Along with TK, they discuss the excitement (and also the growing pains) of going through the early stages of a relationship, getting over differences and dealing with fights, and what they’ve learned from each other. Plus, white lies they’ve told, each other’s pet peeves, and Cal dishes on what it’s really like to date Remi.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Mar 18

64 min

This week, Alisha and Remi get into the hardships you run into in your 20’s. They cover issues like the stresses of moving, the daunting task of having to find your own health insurance and doctors, having to pay bills, relationship issues, and so much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Mar 11

54 min

On this week’s episode, Alisha and Remi share a couple of their unpopular opinions, Alisha talks about a pregnancy dream that had her shook, Remi fills us in about her house hunt, plus the girls FINALLY reveal what brought them on that famous New Zealand trip! All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Mar 4

56 min

Remi is back! The girls cover Remi’s trip to Tulum, Alisha’s new found TikTok obsession, how they spent their Valentine’s Days, their recent Sunday fun-day, and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Feb 26

44 min

With Remi out of town for the week, Alisha is joined in studio by the one and only Taylor King! TK interviews Alisha, and they talk about how they came to work together, the ins and outs of the YouTube business, which celebrities and influencers have peaked, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Feb 19

66 min

In this week’s episode, the ladies cover Remi’s birthday plans, Alisha’s gas station catastrophe, Taylor Swift’s documentary, tips for young entrepreneurs trying to gain momentum, and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Feb 12

57 min

The girls are back for season two of Pretty Basic! To kick things off, Alisha and Remi introduce a new show segment, then they talk about what they’ve been up to on their time off, a wild trip to Ohio, and much more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Feb 5

54 min

This is the last episode of season 1 of Pretty Basic! The ladies introduce their final game of the year (spoiler: it's a year's worth of bloopers), they check in on their resolutions for 2019, and they look to the new year and their resolutions for 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Dec 2019

57 min

Alisha and Remi have had a jam-packed week. They went to the "Frozen" and "Charlie's Angeles" premieres, and the "People's Choice Awards." They recap how insane everything has been, and spill all the tea. Then they open their phones and take a look back over the past year of their lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Dec 2019

71 min

Season One of Pretty Basic is ending, so the girls will be releasing episodes every other week through the end of the year. They have an exciting rapid-fire game where they have to say the first thing that comes to mind when they're given a word. And finally, they touch on topics they've covered throughout their first season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 2019

50 min

The girls skip their game today and get into a serious discussion about anxiety and how to function with it. Remi had her first ever panic attack, and Alisha discusses her background with anxiety and how she dealt with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nov 2019

44 min

It’s officially Remi and Alisha’s one year anniversary of Pretty Basic! Remi finds a “one year anniversary” quiz and puts Alisha to the test. Then, they get into Selena Gomez’s new music and how hard it can be to get over someone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 2019

41 min

The girls get nostalgic because they're one year into doing the podcast, if you can believe it. The girls record in the original studio where they started it all. They kick it off with a game, and then discuss growth and how much things have changed in a year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 2019

55 min

Alisha and Remi play a game where they figure out different celebrity brands! How would they describe Jeffree Star, Billie Eilish, and others? Then, the girls talk about the importance of building and maintaining healthy relationships in dating, friendships, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 2019

45 min

Alisha and Remi catch you up on their incredible trip to Japan, and they also try to impress each other with a “speed dating” game. Then they get into their realizations from the past year; including taking more risks, how their body image ideas changed, and why Remi might have made her relationship too hard in the beginning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 2019

44 min

Alisha and Remi do another Q&A session to answer more of your pressing questions! What was the biggest milestone in their friendship? The girls also pop off on the importance of wearing what's comfortable to you, AND you'll get a tease to a future episode about Remi's life in a sorority! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oct 2019

34 min

The girls play a game of questions so you can get to know them better. Then, they share with you their complete, in-depth list of their favorite products. Don't miss it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 2019

52 min

The girls play a game of “highs and lows.” Has Alisha finally achieved balance? And why was this past weekend the best of Remi’s life? Plus, they get into five qualities about each other that they truly admire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 2019

53 min

Before their game, Remi and Alisha talk about Rem’s love of dehydrated strawberries and their recent trip to Greece. Then they play a “game of firsts, including their first red carpet experience, their first kiss, and the first rumor they heard about themselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 2019

61 min

Alisha and Remi talk about their dating dealbreakers, especially when it comes to dating apps. Is it okay to overuse emojis? What about correct grammar? Plus - are gym selfies a turn-on or a turn-off for the girls? They'll answer all these questions and more! And here's the link to the website the girls mention in the show: https://bit.ly/2u84ivB. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Sep 2019

38 min

The girls go over their enneagram tests and what that means for their personalities. How does it help them in their everyday lives? And which type are you? You're about to find out! Here's the link from this episode that the girls talk about, too. https://bit.ly/2xEWljI Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 2019

37 min

We flip the switch this week and ask Alisha "Vogue's" 73 questions. But before we can get to it, the girls play a game about fashion trends. Then we find out ALL about Alisha... including what her star sign is, who's her hero, and what does she do to get her mind off of work? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 2019

56 min

"Vogue" 73 questions, anyone? Alisha takes the reins and asks Remi 73 questions. What is her her favorite holiday, what angers her the most, and what makes her laugh more than anything else? Plus so many more answers to the questions you're dying to know! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 2019

36 min

It’s been a week since they’ve seen each other, so they have a lot to catch up on! Alisha and Remi play a game of “Five Last ____“, then they talk about some BIG news in Remi’s life, Alisha’s trip to Illinois, their current favorites, and more. Use coupon code "PRETTYBASIC" for $10 off your first box at www.fabfitfun.com #fabfitfunpartner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Aug 2019

45 min

In this episode of Pretty Basic, the girls start off with a game of Highs and Lows, recapping their high points and low points of the past week. Then, they take your questions from Twitter and Instagram, like how they got their nicknames we know and love, what to do if a friendship isn’t working out, if life as a YouTuber has changed them, and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jul 2019

38 min

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