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Kama Spartz

December 10, 2020 13:00 - 1 hour - 75.1 MB

Without a previous friendship, Kama Spartz (@kamaspartz) and Taylore dive deep into a meaningful, heartfelt conversation about mental health and making the conscious choice to evolve into a better person, even when it's hard to own your shit. It's the most difficult to say to yourself: "I am the problem."Kama and Taylore have both lost someone they love to suicide. In the most courageous way possible, Kama tells the story of her close, childhood friend, Maddie, the guilt that comes after a s...

Bayley Owen

December 03, 2020 13:00 - 2 hours - 103 MB

Remember the character "[redacted]" from Season One? Today he is finally revealed as the most requested guest so far: Bayley Owen (@bayley_0) joins Taylore for a long-awaited (overdue) conversation in the passenger's seat. As avid theatre kids and lifelong friends, Bayley and Taylore reminisce on their memories surrounding shows, and their passion for creating. They discuss how it feels to revert back to their teenage selves being back in the town they grew up in. Bayley soon finds out why h...

An Extra..Ordinary Thanksgiving Special

November 26, 2020 13:00 - 1 hour - 62.8 MB

Happy Thanksgiving!! Do you need someone to keep you company on your long drive over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house? Or maybe you're alone today and would just like some holiday company? Join Taylore, along with Amber,  Andrew, and two new guests, Aunt Tonia and her mom, Christina, as they wait for their Thanksgiving dinner to finish cooking. They discuss the amount of love their chosen family holds with each other, and why it is so special. Taylore hosts a variety of...

Maverick Rodriguez

November 19, 2020 13:00 - 2 hours - 95 MB

What an HONOR it was to be seated in the presence of Maverick Rodriguez (@maverickxrodriguez) for this very special episode of Extra..Ordinary. From getting her team's ass kicked by Maverick's team in basketball, to thinking he hated her existence, Taylore has a long list of things to go over. As a transgender individual, Maverick wastes no time shedding his skin and speaking on his experiences with finding his identity throughout his life, even through hardships and the bullshit that is Hig...

Holly A. Stone

October 29, 2020 12:00 - 2 hours - 94.1 MB

One of the MOST requested guests from Season One is finally here in the passenger's seat! Holly A. Stone (@thehosto1221)  / Stone / Mom / Drama Llama/ Holly / Ms. Stone, (whatever name you assign her) sits down with Taylore after 3 years of seeing each other only through social media to catch-up on life. She tells the story of how she came to love theatre, and what made her choose the path of becoming a director. Stone reminisces about the years spent being Taylore's high school theatre dire...

Jacob Barrera

October 22, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 59.8 MB

As longtime, childhood friends, Jacob Barrera (@arreraja) and Taylore reminisce on the friendship ebb and flows throughout the years that come with growing up. Jacob sheds light into what it is like to struggle with mental health, and what it is like to check in to a mental hospital,  at length with Taylore with a common ground of their chronic, day-to-day battles. They discuss what coping mechanisms work best, and what they think should change in the world of mental health. In a very intima...

Rose Franks

October 15, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 79.6 MB

BEWARE! This week's guest has infectious laughter, you might find yourself uncontrollably smiling when she laughs or speaks, because the happiness she radiates is completely out of this world. Rose Franks (@the.writer.rose) brings sunshine into the passenger's seat by debunking redhead myths, and sharing her love for all things superhero. She speaks on the difficulties of mental health, and growing up with a learning disability. Taylore and Rose geek out over their uncontrollable interest in...

Josh Auten Jr.

October 08, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 59.5 MB

Josh Auten Jr. rides along in the passenger seat (literally) of Taylore's car for one last conversation before flying back to Michigan. They discuss their habits in acting, their similar hardships in childhood, and the anxiety for the pending future. Josh openly talks about his sexuality, leading into a conversation about straight being the default, and why owning who you are is so empowering and important as a queer individual. Taylore emphasizes the celebration of what it means to have pla...

Hailey Isabelle

October 01, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 61.1 MB

Taylore's lifelong friend and cousin, Hailey Isabelle (@haileymullinsxox) joins her in the passenger seat today for a conversation in 100 degree weather. She quickly cools down the room with her honest and witty persona, discussing her work in the missionary and why religion has been such a lifeboat for her. Hailey and Taylore reminisce on childhood memories before Hailey courageously speaks about her struggles with living in an abusive household, and why she wants to lead a different life t...

Andrew Aragon

September 24, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 46.3 MB

Taylore's brother is here!! Andrew Aragon (@andrew_aragon1) visits the passenger's seat to reminisce through their 15 years of friendship, adventures, and complete mishaps. He sheds his skin to talk about difficult things with such a vulnerability, from the loss of his brother, to his parents' divorce. Taylore and Andrew have a long line of memories, inside jokes, and best-of-friends love for each other that really shines through in their discussion today. Tay's Faves in this episode:America...

Amber Rayelyn

September 17, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 61.1 MB

In the premiere episode of Chapter Two, Taylore sits down with her baby sister, Amber (@ambermulllins) in an honest and raw chat about their lives and childhood. They discuss how different they've turned out from each other even having that same childhood, while remaining incredibly similar. Amber speaks openly about the hurt she's felt from her older sister in the past, and how that translates to her life now. They also discuss at-length the love they share for Netflix's CHEER and Amber's d...

Rainbow Connection

July 23, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 48.5 MB

     The season finale of Chapter One! As a way to wrap up your time and emotions spent on listening, Taylore dedicates an episode to happy and funny stories. (Wouldn't want to drain the life out of you, right?)       The most waited-for story of all, though, is that of meeting her surrogate father, Dax Shepard on Ellen, why it meant so much to her, and her experience through that surreal and beautiful day in her life. She talks about what she's looking forward to in her future, and the futu...

Terrible Things

July 16, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 57.5 MB

In the second-to-last episode of the season, Taylore discusses her darkest times in life around her struggle with mental health and addiction. She takes us through her struggles starting in early childhood, all the way until now, as an (almost) adult.  Interested in the study of ACEs, (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Taylore teaches us about one of the most intriguing Armchair Expert facts she's learned so far, how early childhood trauma can impact us for the rest of our lives in Terrible Thi...

Fathers Be Good to Your Daughters

July 09, 2020 12:00 - 55 minutes - 37.9 MB

"Fathers Be Good to Your Daughters / daughters will live like you do." In the most raw and vulnerable episode of Extra..Ordinary yet, Taylore brings us along on a journey as she recounts her experience with having an abusive father. She recounts how incredibly in-love she was with him, and how all she wanted was to receive his unattainable love. Through the pain, suffering and trauma, Taylore removes all masks in this episode, laying it out for us in a true, and honest way. TRIGGER WARNING: ...

In Your Daughter's Eyes

July 02, 2020 12:00 - 49 minutes - 34.1 MB

Mothers and daughters; perhaps one of the most difficult relationship dynamics in our world. Taylore carries us through her 21-year long struggle with finding understanding with her own mother, and why she made the wrong choice is choosing which parent to copy-cat as a child. Placing blame on her mother, she discusses why she felt the need to push her mom away, and how their relationship has matured since. *******TW: This episode has a brief part in speaking about domestic violence. If you a...

Bad Choices, Bad Friends

June 25, 2020 12:00 - 48 minutes - 33.5 MB

We all make bad choices, as Taylore reiterates. She takes us back to a time in which she was making constant bad choices - in life, and with the people she surrounded herself with. Trying to help us understand the "why," Taylore discusses how her abandonment issues had her always searching for someone to keep in her life, her fantasy of being in a "real family", and how that mindset turned her into a different person all-together. What bad-friend was the turning point for her to change?

Boys, Boys, Boys

June 18, 2020 12:00 - 48 minutes - 33 MB

As a child who had been abused by a man, Taylore goes over her setbacks when it came to finally coming "online" to the world of boys. She emphasizes her extreme fear of having to talk to boys, the mistakes she made when it came to choosing boys, and why she felt so excluded from them. Taylore speaks from the heart about the time she finally chose correctly, and her experience with being in love with someone who really loved her back. Expressing how she feels today about them, Boys, Boys, Boy...

"Speak Up!"

June 11, 2020 12:00 - 48 minutes - 33 MB

In the Premiere episode, an anxious Taylore discusses her struggle with finding her physical and emotional voice as a shy kid, and how becoming involved with theatre changed the direction of her life. She exposes the consequences she faced from not being able to "Speak Up!" in life, including almost being expelled in middle school. While discussing her goals in starting this podcast, Taylore discloses how hard it is sometimes to open yourself up to people, and hopes to change that for hersel...

Extra..Ordinary Introduction

May 30, 2020 17:00 - 5 minutes - 4.1 MB

This is the beginning of Chapter One, where I will be disclosing and exposing all the ways that I have messed up big time in life thus far. Which, spoiler alert, there are a lot.