Yentas Shmentas

Rose Chester and Amy Gdala have a chat and provide callers with sound (and unsound) advice.

Past Episodes

  • Yentas Shmentas February 5, 2020 Aired: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    The floating backpack fantasy of Rose; the book club Rose joined is an eat club; Amy provides TMI about convenience store coffee; Charlie A the Psycho DJ from Psychedelicatessen joined for a discussion of all things plunger.

  • Yentas Shmentas January 29, 2020 Aired: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    Rose achieves pretzel ecstasy in the WAYO studios; Amy wonders about shoe removal in theaters; Rose sleeps in a theater and reminisces about the original Dr. Doolittle riding inside a snail shell; Rose declares Rex Harrison was talented and knew his limitations; Amy makes an issue of this; Rose sings the Dr. Doolittle theme.

  • Yentas Shmentas January 22, 2020 Aired: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    Chips, Rose wills a collection to a stranger, Spirit Animal Barbie, Rose explains that people would be better off with crafts than video games, and Amy agrees with her (!), someone else's puzzle.                                                   *

  • Yentas Shmentas January 15, 2020 Aired: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Rose campaigns foe equal restroom access "Let My People Go;" Amy floated, Rose experiences mushroom "poor-ington," lovey-dovey co-workers, Amy ponders non-worriers, Amy remembers dials on cable, old time late night radio.

  • Yentas Shmentas January 1, 2020 Aired: Wednesday, January 1, 2020

    Amy wears false eyelashes and instead of being horrified, Rose admires; Amy spends the day in virtual Philly; Rose's New Year's Eve almost ruined by lack of salad; Cora called about why everyone should move to Florida, citing boat parades; Rose went to a bar and still refuses Amy's pressure that she become a regular; Rose thinks a blown-up igloo sounds fun; we listed to the Banana Splits Theme by Liz Phair with Material Issue; Rose now so much more "with it" than Amy; salespeople want to know how Rose does not have a TV; Amy tells about hidden art; celebs stalking Rose's locales.

  • Yentas Shmentas December 25, 2019 Aired: Wednesday, December 25, 2019

    The Chanukah / Christmas Show! Latke vs. doughnut debate, Hugh Windburn called about latkes purchased on his behalf and also good dog names, everyone gets a jar of herring, we heard the song Sivivon Sov Sov Sov, Rose rants about nail salons and false lashes, Curtis Mayflower called about his duties contracting for Santa Claus and toy delivering hassles, we heard the song Eep Opp Ork Ah Ah, and Midge called to verify the nail salon proliferation and face tuning. *

  • Yentas Shmentas December 11, 2019 Aired: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    Rose hides Amy's birthday present in the studio, marshmallow fluff, Rose's new phone could've come with a TV, sorting jars by shape, Lyme Disease: conspiracy or tragedy?

  • Yentas Shmentas November 27, 2019 Aired: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

    A guest known only as "Amy's son" endures cross examination by Rose Chester, including a review of his childhood and his input on Rochester being grim. 
    Song: Trouble by Hypnotic Clambake
    Rare hour-long episode. 

  • Yentas Shmentas November 20, 2019 Aired: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    Caller Cora disturbs an eagle in a tree and lives to tell about it, Rose Chester's miserable movie experience and her new stylish crush, and celebrity sightings.

  • Yentas Shmentas November 13, 2019 Aired: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    Caller Norton warns Amy and Rose of the coming comic book gender wars, and also adopts the new last name "Rippah."