Bad On Paper

Hosted ByGrace Atwood & Becca Freeman

Your new internet besties give you a weekly dose of books, banter, and folks you should be following. Join 30-something reading enthusiasts and real-life best friends Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman every month for a book club featuring a read they promise you won’t be able to put down. In between, they’re joined by guests for conversations on careers, dating, fashion, and more.


All Episodes

Three Things April 2024

We’re back with another installment of three things! Get excited to talk toilet paper, unhinged online ads, anti-bucket lists, recommendation culture, and MORE!   Olivia’s Things The (and the mundane parts of life we’d want to give a…

Author and Podcaster Jo Piazza’s Three Things: Costco Underwear, Cold Plunging with the Eagles, and Cannoli

This week we’re chatting Three Things with ! We also talk about her new book , telling NFL players what to do, Easter Baskets & Cadbury Eggs, The Tooth Fairy, making cannoli, and more!    , , , and . Just a heads up:…

Anita de Monte Laughs Last Book Club & Notes App Follow Up

This week we’re discussing our March Book Club Pick: ! We talk about the artists that inspired this story, the themes that impacted us the most, and more! We also share listener-submitted follow ups on our Notes App conversation.   Obsessions…

March 2024 Three Things

It’s time for Three Things and we have a lot to cover, so let’s dive in!    Olivia’s things Kate Middleton A game FMKs  Our Favorite Substacks    Becca’s things What you do when you’re struggling with procrastination…

What’s in Our Notes App

The notes App can be used for more than celebrity apologies, so we decided to dedicate an episode to diving into what’s in our Notes App! Specifically Notes App organization, the most useful notes we keep, the weirdest notes we find on our phones, and…

Three Things with Author Tia Williams: Love is Blind, American Fiction, and Her New Novel

We’re so excited for another guest Three Things with author ! We chat about Love is Blind, American Fiction (with an Oscar movie sidebar), and her new novel !   Tia Williams is the author of the novels , , Sixteen Candles, (now a Netflix movie…

Good Material Book Club

We’re so excited to discuss Good Material by Dolly Alderton! This one gave us mixed feelings, which means a great discussion is ahead. We talk about how reading from a man’s point of view impacted our reading experience, our favorite funny parts,…

February 2024 Three Things

It’s time for another round of Three Things! Including things we’re reading, listening, and watching that we had to talk about…and Paul Giamatti.    Becca’s Three Things Pastries   Olivia’s Three Things () Favorite acts of…

Obscure Erotica Part 2

Romance is in the air! We were feeling adoorable this Valentine’s Day and thought we’d Linc up and dive back into some obscure erotica. Join us…if you dare!    Obsessions Becca: Norah Ephron, specifically and Olivia: ,   What…

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