By Kate Fagan, Kathryn Budig
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Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig provide delicious takeaways and inquisitive moments around sports, lifestyle, wellness and their relationship.
||CleanEXOTIC COOKIES||Kathryn and Kate share the most important books they've ever read -- broken down, of course, by a categorization that Kate has ruthlessly implemented. Then the pair, who are about to travel to Russia for World Cup 2018, deconstruct a list of "travel rules" that Kate claims she lives by. Kathryn calls out Kate's b.s. Lastly, an emotional snippet from Kate's mom, in honor of Pride Month.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCOOKIES ON POINTE with MISTY COPELAND||Misty Copeland, the first African American Female Principle Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, joins Free Cookies. She shatters the archaic ideals of what ballet should look like, talks about the mental and physical struggles of being an elite performer, and shares the ultimate secret: is ballet really like Black Swan?! Kathryn and Kate tackle a few revealing questions from the Proust Questionnaire and finish up with Kate reading some pretty epic pages from Kathryn’s childhood diary.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRAINBOW COOKIES||Kathryn blends her love of mythology with Kate’s love of lists to produce the ultimate Mythological Monsters Quiz. Then, in keeping with Pride month, the pair tackles an issue that hits very close to home. Finally, K + K welcome a dear friend, Ash Cebulka, a life coach who drops wisdom on “core values.”||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPLATINUM COOKIES with RACHEL PLATTEN||Season Two premiere! Platinum recording artist Rachel Platten beat boxes as Kathryn sings a cookie-related ditty. The "Fight Song" star then opens up about expectations, how success affects art, and what kept her up at night before a TODAY SHOW appearance. Also -- what do S'mores, lobster and denim all have in common? Kate and Kathryn break it down for you!||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCOOKIES IN THE OVEN||season 2 teaser||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS COOKIES||Surprise! It's a bonus episode - who says no to Sue Bird? First, K&K grapple over who's responsible for a recent failed idiom (things escalate quickly). Then, WNBA superstar Sue Bird joins to discuss why people tear down women's sports, how stopping comparisons to the NBA might help, and her power couple status with USWNT star Megan Rapinoe.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHOPEFUL COOKIES||K&K head to Mexico, but not before a hopeful sit-down with Jamie Tworkowski on the importance of honesty and asking for help. Kathryn then interviews Kate on her upcoming book, "What Made Maddy Run," discussing suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Finally, a thank you to Cookie Monsters for an incredible first season.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCOOKIES, THE CLASS||K&K talk NFL franchise tags and share times when they took a chance on themselves. Then mind-body fitness founder of "The Class by Taryn Toomey" brings her no BS approach to wellness and crushing your inner critic. Finally, K&K share something that may be better than lattes.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNAKED COOKIES||K&K talk NBA free agency. Then, things get naked as they go sans guest to answer Cookie Monster (read: listener) emails while tackling gender and sexuality stereotypes.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE O.G. COOKIE||K&K get scientific about which sport is best suited for their body types, and no, you wouldn't have guessed them. The OG of yoga, Seane Corn, discusses the importance of giving back, living with vertigo, and her amazing hair (ok, ok, Kathryn talks about that part).||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEXPLICIT COOKIES||K&K discuss their career game-changers and consider an International Cookie List. Plus, they are joined by the plant-based duo behind Thug Kitchen and Candice Kumai, the Queen of Wellness, gets real over a literal plate of free cookies.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLIGHTS...CAMERA...COOKIES||After adding another cookie to the SCL (Standard Cookie List), K&K share about why a particular sports story hurt their heart. The duo is then joined by actor Eric Balfour, who opens up about fame, whether he wants more or less of it, and how yoga has helped him deal with Hollywood. Plus, celebrity fitness and nutrition coach, Adam Rosante, stops by to offer some tricks of the trade.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCOOKIES FOR EVERY BODY||K&K talk NBA Finals and their Top 3 sporting event memories. Jessamyn Stanley explains her body positive approach to teaching yoga, current book tour and the complexities of being queer and polyamorous. Actor Mousa Kraish stops by for a delicious Pop Cookie discussing his groundbreaking sex scene in American Gods. Finally, Kate reacts to suggestions from a listener (aka a Cookie Monster!) and agrees to consider a new cookie for The List.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBUILDING FORTUNE COOKIES||K&K return from London with a new (semi-failed) idiom and Kathryn offers some tips for traveling, a.k.a. "Healthy Cookies." NYT bestselling author, lifestyle entrepreneur and former pro athlete, Lewis Howes, shares how after being bullied and raped as a child he worked tirelessly to find his value and now teaches others how to find theirs.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRESHAPING THE COOKIE CUTTER||Emily Nolan talks diets, deprivation, eating disorders, plastic surgery, liposuction and her journey through 16 different sizes as a model to becoming a self-care, body-positive blogger. Kate gets called out for her non-adulting ways while Kathryn breaks a cardinal cookie rule.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCURTAIN CALLS AND COOKIES||Alexandra Ansanelli, a prodigy and principal ballerina discusses bowing out at the peak of her prestigious career after realizing there was more to life. Then, Kate and Kathryn rank some seriously failed idioms involving guppies, yuppies and ducks.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSCHOLAR-CHIP COOKIE||espnW's Kate Fagan delivered this commencement speech to the University of Colorado Class of 2017 on May 12th, 2017 with Free Cookie in Crime, Kathryn Budig, cheering her on from the audience.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRAW SUGAR WITH TONY REALI||Kate Fagan's obsession with lists continues as she permits one new cookie add to her "Standard Cookie List." Also, Kathryn Budig makes a startling admission. Plus, Around the Horn host Tony Reali opens up about his family, life and more.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanABBY WAMBACH KICKS OFF COOKIES||In the pilot episode of "Free Cookies," Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig chat with Abby Wambach, discuss Kate's obsessions with lists and much more.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE ZERO||Kate Fagan and Kathryn Budig talk about what you should expect from Free Cookies.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
These ladies are the best
My go-to podcast and I’ve been so excited for them to be back!
Keeping it real... funny and informational
If you need a way to make your commute the highlight of your day subscribe to Free Cookies.
Kathryn Budig and Kate Fagan will not only dive into topics we all think about, sometimes even if it is just to ourselves, while bringing their charisma and charm to every episode.
Seriously, why are you still reading this review when you should be listening to Free Cookies! 🍪🍪🍪
Thank you Kate and Kathryn for your passion! Need more Free Cookies. Also let’s talk Gluten Free Cookies! I’ve tested so many we could talk forever on the pitfalls, hangups and winners of this specific cookie type.
Grab a glass of nut milk!
You’re in for a treat... a cookie that is.