Comedy meets wellness on ‘Poog with Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak’
BFFs, comedians, and self-proclaimed hags Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak are wellness-obsessed and passionately share about their journeys, explore trends, and discuss health-pertaining topics on the podcast while honoring their eternal question: “is it truly wellness they’re after or just the thrill of the chase?” “Poog with Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak” interviews healers, practitioners, and more in episodes that run the gamut from chakra healing to monk life, serums to food choices, and also review products and programs.
Since 2020, “Poog with Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak” has released over 65 episodes and counting. Start the series in any order, with different topics covered each episode. The average episode run time is an hour long.
“Poog” plays on the term goop backwards, the wellness empire created by Gwyneth Paltrow. The two joined The goop Podcast on an episode. But this series is not a spoof, rather, Kate and Jacqueline are presenting episodes in a lighthearted palette by sharing life updates and joking throughout. On the podcast, the hosts share their ongoing conversation with listeners to further understand and honestly explore health and wellness trends, rather than debunk or challenge them.
On a recent episode of Podsauce, “Pulling the Thread” host Elise Loehnen shared she loves listening to podcasts that make her laugh or learn, and “Poog with Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak” does not disappoint! Elise loves their hilarious and brilliant episodes where listeners are practically joining the table of two smart friends chatting.
A recent episode discussed pop psychology and social media. Fresh from her social media break, Kate had major insight, including spacing out at home while collecting her thoughts. Jacqueline shared a solution for social media use in moderation, and she shared her ergonomic keyboard recommendation. They’ll get into mental health topics such as ADD, depression, OCD, and CBT techniques, just to name a few.
You’ll hear about the body, its organs, colonics, gut health, and even Kate’s favorite kombucha. Past episodes covered yoga, motherhood and society, clutter, and sleep attacks. Some episodes get esoteric with discussions on astral projection, lucid dreaming, and past life regressions.
“Poog with Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak” is a Big Money Players production. For more about wellness, check out new, weekly episodes on your favorite podcast streaming platform.