The Beautiful Nightmare

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By: Tamara Linke, Shanelle Franklin

As a woman, you’re perfectly imperfect, overworked and seriously misunderstood. You’ve got the shits with your family, your boss is a ‘Grade A Dick’ and all you want is to sail away with P!nk to a deserted island and eat sourdough. Bliss! Oh don’t forget self-care – add it to the bloody list. But let's face it, we’re the smarter species and live longer. Shanelle and Tamara navigate the steep learning curve of life’s shit storm, giving you permission to stop, feel heard, and pour your beverage of choice.Spoken with humour, heart and truth, it’s survival of...

TIT BITS- BABY BIKINIS
#175
Last Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Titbits- it's the bite sized podcast that takes the Mickey Bliss out of a top trending story.

Shanelle and Tamara team up with lifestyle page Mum's Lounge to bring you the number one story of the week. From stories of colossal embarrassment to blood boiling injustice, the gals discuss, judge (not much) and call it where it lies. Episodes drop every Thursday.


Thoughts on dressing your 9 month old in a bikini from your in-laws? Go!


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THE TOP 6
#174
07/07/2024

You're invited to a wee trip around the globe to The Beautiful Nightmare's top 6 listening spots. Trip Advisor reviews of some of the most quirky tourist attractions from Singapore to Portsmouth. You decide if they're hot or not!

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TIT BITS- CHOCOLATE STEALER
#173
07/03/2024

Titbits- it's the bite sized podcast that takes the Mickey Bliss out of a top trending story.

Shanelle and Tamara team up with lifestyle page Mum's Lounge to bring you the number one story of the week. From stories of colossal embarrassment to blood boiling injustice, the gals discuss, judge (not much) and call it where it lies. Episodes drop every Thursday.


The short lesson from this story is: don't let your neighbours in the house if you value your duty free.


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NOTHING SPECIAL
#172
06/30/2024

Birthdays, Anniversaries, Mother's Days- we all have such high expectations of the day turning out just as we'd like (think breakfast in bed, romantic dinners, surprise parties) but this never the reality. The gals rib a Reddit article going viral, about a woman who is clearly pissed at her husband for not stepping up to the anniversary plate. Is she an asshole? We'll let you work that one out.

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TIT BITS- HAWT DAWGS
#171
06/26/2024

Titbits- it's the bite sized podcast that takes the Mickey Bliss out of a top trending story.

Shanelle and Tamara team up with lifestyle page Mum's Lounge to bring you the number one story of the week. From stories of colossal embarrassment to blood boiling injustice, the gals discuss, judge (not much) and call it where it lies. Episodes drop every Thursday.


Joe Chestnut made the wrong decision when he signed a deal with a vegan food company. There's one world record he won't be holding onto for much longer...


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THE REDUNDANT PARENT
#170
06/23/2024

What happens when Tamara flies the coup for 3 weeks and her husband takes over? When your partner takes over your house hold jobs (even the ones you resent doing), you may find yourself feeling somewhat redundant and undervalued. Once it's gone, we find ourselves longing for the one thing we surprisingly value, and how we contribute to our family unit.

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TIT BITS- DON'T TOUCH THE BABY
#169
06/19/2024

Titbits- it's the bite sized podcast that takes the Mickey Bliss out of a top trending story.

Shanelle and Tamara team up with lifestyle page Mum's Lounge to bring you the number one story of the week. From stories of colossal embarrassment to blood boiling injustice, the gals discuss, judge (not much) and call it where it lies. Episodes drop every Thursday.


Don't you just hate it when people touch your baby without asking? Totally. One woman learnt her lesson the hard way.




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SEXOLOGY- WITH SPECIAL GUEST JAMIE BUCIRDE
#168
06/16/2024

Today's episode where heading to sex land with Sexologist Jamie Bucirde. Jamie is a sexuality and relationships educator, researcher, writer and activist, with a list of accolades as long as her arm (and she has long arms!) Jamie answers Night-Mary's burning sex questions relating to anal sex, masterbation, sexual health, monogamy, and how to communicate with your partner in an open and honest way.

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TIT BITS- DING DONG DITCH
#167
06/12/2024

Titbits- it's the bite sized podcast that takes the Mickey Bliss out of a top trending story.

Shanelle and Tamara team up with lifestyle page Mum's Lounge to bring you the number one story of the week. From stories of colossal embarrassment to blood boiling injustice, the gals discuss, judge (not much) and call it where it lies. Episodes drop every Thursday.


Oh the price you pay for answering the door. But pay back is a bitch!


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THE SECRET LIFE OF HANDBAGS- FROM THE ARCHIVES
#166
06/09/2024

Whilst Shanelle is on her death bed (not literally, but a flu will do that to you), Tamara takes the reigns and dips into The Beautiful Nightmare archives to present this banger!


This episode Shanelle and Tamara take a deep dive into the depths of the innocent 'handbag'. Not only is that thing you sling over your shoulder everyday an extension of your house, but also of your very being. The gals take a look at some of the hilarious things our listeners have pulled out of their bags, and are inspired to rummage through their...