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Worst Case Scenario

Yusong Liu & Rebecca Steinberg

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Worst Case Scenario
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Worst Case Scenario

Yusong Liu & Rebecca Steinberg

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Yusong and Rebecca are anxious. They should be talking to therapists, but instead they’re reading scenes they've written about the worst case scenario for their anxieties. And acting them out with each other. Seems healthy.

Latest Episodes

Season Finale Shminale

EIn the season 2 finale, Yusong worries he’ll never learn how to meet internal deadlines. Rebecca comes across a dead crow, which feels like an appropriate end to a frustrating week. Fingers crossed that our well of mental problems is as finite as we think it is!

62 MIN2018 OCT 17
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Season Finale Shminale

The Tears of A Clown Are The Saddest Tears of All (with Jackie Johnson)

EYusong (and to a lesser extent, Rebecca) gets dunked on for a shmour by our esteemed guest, Jackie Johnson of beauty comedy podcast Natch Beaut! The recent Supreme Court appointment makes Jackie anxious for a Handmaid’s Tale-esque future. Rebecca is plagued by involuntary destructive thoughts. Yusong goes to a marijuana dispensary and continues his Hinge adventures.

65 MIN2018 OCT 11
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The Tears of A Clown Are The Saddest Tears of All (with Jackie Johnson)

Tired / Wired

EYusong has an impossible amount of energy from drinking a cold brew and is worried he will push away everyone who wants to collaborate with him; Rebecca is exhausted from not drinking a smoothie and is trying to figure out how to become a more active participant in her own life.

54 MIN2018 OCT 3
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Tired / Wired

Happier, But More Tired

ERebecca’s back from NY and can’t tell if she’s doing life right. Yusong has a new job, a new dating app, and a new, upbeat vibe over text?? We haven’t recorded in a month and don’t remember how to introduce segments.

58 MIN2018 SEP 26
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Happier, But More Tired

I Can’t Tell If I’m Happy Or Not

EYusong quits his job and Rebecca’s having a surprisingly great week. It’s either a special or totally run-of-the-mill episode, jury’s out, but we’re both still making our beds and the phrase “excited to be alive” is uttered, which feels like a step in the right direction.

57 MIN2018 SEP 19
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I Can’t Tell If I’m Happy Or Not

Top of the Tragedy Charts

ERebecca gets summoned to jury duty and panics about the possibility of getting selected; Yusong takes a trip to his hometown, where he spends some time in nature and learns that he has grown up but hasn’t gotten any taller. Also, Yusong begs Rebecca to compliment him an unreasonable number of times and it’s embarrassing for everyone involved.

57 MIN2018 SEP 12
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Top of the Tragedy Charts

The Jung Pope (with Shereen Lani Younes)

EShereen Lani Younes (co-host of Ethnically Ambiguous) talks about imposter syndrome and Yusong shares his fear of looking like he always needs help.

54 MIN2018 SEP 5
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The Jung Pope (with Shereen Lani Younes)

A Melatonin Drug Deal

EYusong's worried about not being able to maintain professional relationships, and Rebecca talks about finding personal time through staying up late at night. Plus, a story about the time Yusong bought Melatonin in a drug deal even though it's available everywhere.

57 MIN2018 AUG 29
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A Melatonin Drug Deal

I Wanna Be Liked, But Not THAT Much (with Sydney Steinberg)

EWriter and actor Syd Steinberg (UCB, Funny or Die) shares her fear of getting her eyes horrifically maimed while driving. Also, Rebecca’s anxiety is causing acne which is giving her anxiety which is giving her more acne, and Yusong receives the unfortunate news that he is a people pleaser. Plus Syd shares her experience with a hack therapist and Yusong considers taking another dance class!

54 MIN2018 AUG 22
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I Wanna Be Liked, But Not THAT Much (with Sydney Steinberg)

We Are Making Our Beds (with Kevin Bartelt)

EWe have our first ever guest on the show: Earwolf’s own Kevin Bartelt (Hollywood Handbook, Who Charted?)! Kevin shares the anxiety of balancing work, relationships, and self-worth. Yusong doesn’t know how to have fun or tell someone to use a coaster. Rebecca’s working on her follow-through. And… introducing a new segment: Yusong Asks Rebecca to Say Something Nice About Him.

71 MIN2018 AUG 15
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We Are Making Our Beds (with Kevin Bartelt)

Latest Episodes

Season Finale Shminale

EIn the season 2 finale, Yusong worries he’ll never learn how to meet internal deadlines. Rebecca comes across a dead crow, which feels like an appropriate end to a frustrating week. Fingers crossed that our well of mental problems is as finite as we think it is!

62 MIN2018 OCT 17
Comments
Season Finale Shminale

The Tears of A Clown Are The Saddest Tears of All (with Jackie Johnson)

EYusong (and to a lesser extent, Rebecca) gets dunked on for a shmour by our esteemed guest, Jackie Johnson of beauty comedy podcast Natch Beaut! The recent Supreme Court appointment makes Jackie anxious for a Handmaid’s Tale-esque future. Rebecca is plagued by involuntary destructive thoughts. Yusong goes to a marijuana dispensary and continues his Hinge adventures.

65 MIN2018 OCT 11
Comments
The Tears of A Clown Are The Saddest Tears of All (with Jackie Johnson)

Tired / Wired

EYusong has an impossible amount of energy from drinking a cold brew and is worried he will push away everyone who wants to collaborate with him; Rebecca is exhausted from not drinking a smoothie and is trying to figure out how to become a more active participant in her own life.

54 MIN2018 OCT 3
Comments
Tired / Wired

Happier, But More Tired

ERebecca’s back from NY and can’t tell if she’s doing life right. Yusong has a new job, a new dating app, and a new, upbeat vibe over text?? We haven’t recorded in a month and don’t remember how to introduce segments.

58 MIN2018 SEP 26
Comments
Happier, But More Tired

I Can’t Tell If I’m Happy Or Not

EYusong quits his job and Rebecca’s having a surprisingly great week. It’s either a special or totally run-of-the-mill episode, jury’s out, but we’re both still making our beds and the phrase “excited to be alive” is uttered, which feels like a step in the right direction.

57 MIN2018 SEP 19
Comments
I Can’t Tell If I’m Happy Or Not

Top of the Tragedy Charts

ERebecca gets summoned to jury duty and panics about the possibility of getting selected; Yusong takes a trip to his hometown, where he spends some time in nature and learns that he has grown up but hasn’t gotten any taller. Also, Yusong begs Rebecca to compliment him an unreasonable number of times and it’s embarrassing for everyone involved.

57 MIN2018 SEP 12
Comments
Top of the Tragedy Charts

The Jung Pope (with Shereen Lani Younes)

EShereen Lani Younes (co-host of Ethnically Ambiguous) talks about imposter syndrome and Yusong shares his fear of looking like he always needs help.

54 MIN2018 SEP 5
Comments
The Jung Pope (with Shereen Lani Younes)

A Melatonin Drug Deal

EYusong's worried about not being able to maintain professional relationships, and Rebecca talks about finding personal time through staying up late at night. Plus, a story about the time Yusong bought Melatonin in a drug deal even though it's available everywhere.

57 MIN2018 AUG 29
Comments
A Melatonin Drug Deal

I Wanna Be Liked, But Not THAT Much (with Sydney Steinberg)

EWriter and actor Syd Steinberg (UCB, Funny or Die) shares her fear of getting her eyes horrifically maimed while driving. Also, Rebecca’s anxiety is causing acne which is giving her anxiety which is giving her more acne, and Yusong receives the unfortunate news that he is a people pleaser. Plus Syd shares her experience with a hack therapist and Yusong considers taking another dance class!

54 MIN2018 AUG 22
Comments
I Wanna Be Liked, But Not THAT Much (with Sydney Steinberg)

We Are Making Our Beds (with Kevin Bartelt)

EWe have our first ever guest on the show: Earwolf’s own Kevin Bartelt (Hollywood Handbook, Who Charted?)! Kevin shares the anxiety of balancing work, relationships, and self-worth. Yusong doesn’t know how to have fun or tell someone to use a coaster. Rebecca’s working on her follow-through. And… introducing a new segment: Yusong Asks Rebecca to Say Something Nice About Him.

71 MIN2018 AUG 15
Comments
We Are Making Our Beds (with Kevin Bartelt)