Episodes

Handling Mothers-In-Law, Disobeying Gift Instructions, Exiting Gracefully, and More

Aug. 3, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about replying to voicemails with text messages, handling mother-in-laws who don't respect your wishes, making graceful exits, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note…

Eating Corn on the Cob, Asking Someone's Age, Ignoring RSVPs, and More

July 27, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle eating corn on the cob, asking people how old they are, handling people who never RSVP, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

Sliding Into a Stranger’s DMs, Leaving Dirty Dishes at the Office, Using Wedding Gifts Before the Wedding, and More

July 20, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about sliding into people's DMs, dealing with a coworker's dirty dishes, following up on whether gifts were received, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we ha…

Giving Toasts, Blowing Bubbles, Leaving Out Cash, and More

July 13, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle giving toasts, blowing bubbles, holding photos hostage, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

Texting During Therapy, Cutting in Lines, Uninviting Guests, and More

July 6, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about cutting in lines, scraping teeth on forks, sending thank you notes for checks, handling a therapist who texts during sessions, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank yo…

Meddling Neighbors, Pre-approving Gifts, Flying the American Flag, and More

June 29, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle flying the flag, pre-approving children's gifts, dealing with nosy neighbors, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

Wedding Bonus: Bringing Your Own Food, Skipping Thank You Notes, Inviting Yourself, and More

June 22, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus wedding-themed episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about paying for weddings, scheduling mid-week ceremonies, skipping thank you notes, bringing your own food, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if…

Eating Lobsters, Leaving Group Texts, Bashing Hometowns, and More

June 15, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle serving guests, eating lobsters, bashing hometowns, cutting birthday cakes without permission, leaving group texts, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

Wedding Bonus: Asking for Cash, Declining Invitations, Giving Gifts, and More

June 8, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus wedding-themed episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about creating guest lists, declining invitations, asking for cash gifts, forgetting to send thank you notes, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note i…

Attending Zoom Parties, Wearing Cummerbunds, Giving Babies "Weird" Names, and More

June 1, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle wearing cummerbunds, attending Zoom parties, giving babies "weird" names, addressing letters to couples, handling complicated coffee orders, commenting on innocuous social media posts, taking out the garbage, and much more. Pleas…

Orienting Toilet Paper Rolls, Sending Insincere Invitations, FOMOing on Venmo, and More

May 25, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about installing toilet paper rolls, responding to insincere invitations, changing RSVPs, declining photos at tourist attractions, making inside jokes on Venmo, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd send…

Ordering at Drive-Thrus, Offering Tap Water, Passing Ports, and More

May 18, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle passing decanters of port, ordering at drive-thru windows, offering guests tap water, taking advantage of tea enthusiasts, talking in elevators, using smart watches at the theatre, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you…

Using Knives on Salads, Holding Doors for Others, Tipping on Discounts, and More

May 11, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about holding doors open for others, liking your own social media posts, cutting salads with knives, getting colleagues to respect your desk space, tipping when there's a discount, and much more. Please s…

Ghosting, Visiting Renaissance Fairs, Using Hot Towels, and More

May 4, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle using towels at a Japanese restaurant, ghosting, dressing appropriately for Renaissance fairs, speaking to flight attendants while wearing headphones, correcting people who get your name wrong, asking about a partner's opinion, v…

Receiving Tacky Gifts, Cracking Knuckles, Knocking Before Entering, and More

April 27, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about accommodating dietary restrictions, knocking before entering public restrooms, receiving tacky gifts, cracking knuckles in public, tipping on credit cards, asking inappropriate questions in groups, …

Making Small Talk, Eating Pistachios, Recognizing Celebrities, and More

April 20, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle eating pistachios, making small talk, telling people they have toilet paper stuck to them, returning dropped calls, correcting incorrect terminology, recognizing celebrities, handling annoying phone calls, and much more. Please s…

Invoicing Party Guests, Keeping Scent Secrets, Walking Around Barefoot, and More

April 13, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about invoicing party guests for food, walking around apartment buildings without shoes, asking friends to keep quiet at lunch, getting rowdy at musicals, handling inconsiderate dog owners, snooping on ot…

Raiding Strangers' Fridges, Wearing Backpacks on Subways, Declining Multi-Level Marketers, and More

April 6, 2020

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle riding escalators in Osaka, being around people who don't like you, declining multi-level marketing solicitations, going through a stranger's pantry, buying gifts for real estate agents, wearing backpacks on subways, breaking rul…