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Tonight, join Richard M. Simms, the executive editor of Soaps In Depth magazine as he takes a look at the wide world of television. We'll be talking about soaps, primetime, reality and more and taking your calls to discuss the good, the bad... more

In which Nanea Hoffman and Barbara Sirois Doyle drink coffee and do their version of a Joyful Meditation, an exercise focusing on things that were good, stuff you did well, and what you are looking forward to. Find out why a phone... more

You've read the book. You've seen the movie. Now, join the conversation as the Sweatpants & Coffee book club, hosted by Richard Simms, takes on the most buzzed about novel of the past few years. What is it about Gillian Flynn's Gone... more

Sweatpants & Novels invites you to slip into something comfy, pour a cup of coffee (or someting stronger!) and join host Richard M. Simms as he chats with Kathryn O'Sullivan, author of this month's read, Murder On The Hoof. The author... more

"Your entire life, for years, will be consumed by this man who does not love you. You don't see it, but everyone else does." Tomi Wiley's powerfully moving letter to her younger self. What would you say to yourself if you go could back in time?... more

We've all faced those crucial moments - turning points. A moment when a particular choice, no matter how small or insignificant-seeming, changes the course of your life. Amy, Tomi, and Nanea discuss theirs. What have your own... more

What's a blanket fort book? A book you loved so much as a kid that you read it until the pages were dogeared and the cover had to be fixed with Scotch tape. A book you'd read with a flashlight under the covers way past bedtime, one... more

Often, words can inflict deliberate damage that lasts for years, but sometimes the most hurtful things ever said to us weren't even meant maliciously. Alegra and Nanea discuss the words that have stayed with them and why.

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? How much of that is affected by what you perceive as society's standard for physical attractiveness? What do men and women really find attractive?

Words can damage. In this powerful episode, Jordan and Barbara share their stories of the worst things ever said to them and how those words changed them. How have words changed you?