Author: coffeeandcatastrophe

Expectations vs Reality – Episode 54

Expectations vs Reality – Episode 54

Sometimes we’re built up just to fall very hard. Other times we’re pleasantly surprised. And even in rare cases, we try to find dark humor during tragic times. In this week’s episode, Brent and Gabi spit about their experiences with expectations and the realities they were met with on Coffee and Catastrophe!

Positivity and Negativity – Episode 53

Positivity and Negativity – Episode 53

This sucks. That sucks. This is great. That’s great. Is there a point in being completely positive or negative, or does the truth rest somewhere in the middle? Pop those earbuds and listen to Brent and Gabi talk about the positives of negativity and the negatives of being positive on this week’s episode of Coffee and Catastrophe!

Free Form (no subject) – Episode 52

Free Form (no subject) – Episode 52

Sometimes there’s really nothing to say, nor is there a goal to say anything, but when you have conversational chemistry with someone, nothing turns into something. Gabi and I started the concept of this podcast based on free form conversations we had at diners. While all of our shows have been honest, this episode is the truest of how it all came to be. Expect the unexpected on this episode of Coffee and Catastrophe!

2019 Retrospect – Episode 51

2019 Retrospect – Episode 51

Another year in the can! More divisive than the new Star Wars movie; Brent and Gabi break down all of the triumphs, letdowns, ups, downs, and sidwayses of their year in the Season 4 debut of Coffee and Catastrophe!

Love- Episode 50

Love- Episode 50

A feeling so profound, yet abstract. People travel to endlessly in search of conveying its feeling. Some do wonders. Others stumble over themselves. No matter who you are, there’s no denying the impact of love, and in traditional Coffee and Catastrophe fashion, Brent and Gabi break open their rib cages and pull out their hearts in the Season 3 finale!

College- Episode 49

College- Episode 49

Debauchery, parties, hazing, regrets, sex, drinking, lawsuits,
fun: For some, this is the quintessential college experience. For others,
college involved simply taking the train downtown or driving to a local community
college for class. What does all of this lead to in the end? It really depends
on what you make of it. On today’s episode, Brent and Gabi reminisce about
their college experiences and whether or not it was all worth it in the end.

The Subconscious- Episode 48

The Subconscious- Episode 48

Our thoughts are all we really own, but are we in control of them? Thankfully, there are some thoughts that don’t have to be put out into the world. Find out what some of those thoughts are for Brent and Gabi on this week’s episode of Coffee and Catastrophe!

Writing- Episode 47

Writing- Episode 47

Very few things are ever “written.” They are “edited” in the final product. Much goes into the writing process. Some love the pressure of working last-minute. Some like to plan ahead. Some like to write about things that will get them kicked out of social circles. Find out what Brent and Gabi write about on this episode of Coffee and Catastrophe!

The Suburbs- Episode 46

The Suburbs- Episode 46

Houses, trees, fences, ice cream trucks, parks, bikes, birds, BEER, sidewalks, MORE BEER, fireworks, MORE BEER, WHAT! For some, the suburbs are a magical place where memories are made. For others, just a boring place where all there is to do is get wasted. On this week’s episode, Brent and Gabi discuss personal stories about growing up in the ‘burbs as well as share insight as to what makes them so special, or not.

Great Conversations- Episode 45

Great Conversations- Episode 45

Just like in pro wrestling, it takes two people to have a great match. The same holds true for conversations. But what does that mean, really? On this episode, Brent and Gabi have a…conversation…about great conversations they’ve had throughout the course of their lives and explore whether or not there really is a secret to the art form.