Likely Story



The ongoing adventures of Shelby and Polly, young women riffing on television, sports, books, and life in Colorado.


  • 44 - Come Grieve With Us

    17/11/2016 Duração: 51min

    Shelby and Polly add their reaction to the election into the void of constant analysis and chatter. Also it's mostly talking about feelings.

  • 43 - Join The Body Positivity Movement With Us

    20/10/2016 Duração: 49min

    Polly and Shelby dig into the Body Positivity Movement - and things get a little personal. Warning: we want you to love yourself and be kind to others.

  • 42 - How Did We Even Become Friends?

    06/10/2016 Duração: 56min

    Polly and Shelby are back to share their experiences with Bumble BFF - the good, the bad, and the neutral. Also: How This Is Us and The Good Place stack up as new Fall tv shows.

  • 41 - So We Were Told By The Spider Lobby

    22/09/2016 Duração: 47min

    Brace yourselves because Polly and (mostly) Shelby have a lot of ranting to do - Tim Gunn wrote an article we appreciated; clothes are hard to find; and skittles are candy - refugees are people. Also: Better Things and Bumble BFF.

  • 40 - People Think I'm Swedish

    08/09/2016 Duração: 58min

    Now releasing on our new official day - Thursdays! Polly and Shelby are back in the studio and talking about a bunch of seriously random things. Polly was in Sweden, Shelby bought appliances that don't work, and both have read books they want to talk about. Also: Fall TV Preview and hate for Fear the Walking Dead.

  • 39 - Spoiler Alert: Sexism Is Real

    23/08/2016 Duração: 01h13s

    A discussion of women's participation in the Olympics and this year's insanity of sexist commentary. Also: Casual, Bachelor in Paradise, and The Night Of are dominating our attention.

  • 38 - She Is Literally Kicking Ghost Ass

    09/08/2016 Duração: 01h08min

    Carolyn joins Polly and Shelby to rave about the new Ghostbusters movie. The ladies of Likely Story talk through racism on Twitter and the recent attacks of Leslie Jones. Also: vacation stories, Midwest Bingo, and Myles pizza scare.

  • 37 - Trust the GPS

    25/07/2016 Duração: 01h01min

    Polly and Shelby took a 20 hour road trip and survived to tell the tale. Highlights: Cats in cars, Shelby doesn't trust the GPS or Polly, and bad choice snacks. Also: UnReal season 2 is crazy.

  • 36 - Shelby's Moving to Ohio. What.

    20/06/2016 Duração: 44min

    Shelby and Polly team up to discuss the latest summer TV they are watching including Peaky Blinders, UnReal and American Ninja Warrior. Shelby shares details of her upcoming move to Ohio while Polly cries. Also: Polly livetweeted watching Twilight New Moon for the first time (@PollyAnneK).

  • 35 - Organic Sunscreen Is Bullsh*t

    06/06/2016 Duração: 53min

    Polly and Shelby are back at it again with a recap of their memorial day weekends and discussion of Fear the Walking Dead. In the Bachelor/Bachelorette world, Polly covers Ben Higgins running for elected office.

  • 34 - We Want It To Be Summer

    23/05/2016 Duração: 46min

    It's a miracle that Polly and Shelby got this episode recorded. Join them for an episode full of misc. stories and a breakdown of their favorite summer activities. Also: Polly hates Fear the Walking Dead and the Bachelorette is back.

  • 33 - Sunshine Is Guaranteed

    09/05/2016 Duração: 46min

    Shelby and Polly team up to bring you commentary on the country's most ridiculous laws, including, but not limited to: laws about pet tigers, fishing, patent leather shoes, and skateboard licenses. Also, the Zodiac Killer won't be our president and Shelby is still listening to Lemonade nonstop.

  • 32 - We Need To Balance Out Our Feminism

    25/04/2016 Duração: 59min

    Polly and Shelby have a quick update about North Carolina's bathroom bill and Colorado's caucus system. Polly has been all about the romantic comedies lately, so we dive into what makes them so great and then we dive into the Bechdel Test and how Hollywood has room for improvement on gender equity.

  • 31 - If Daryl Dies, We Riot

    11/04/2016 Duração: 01h01min

    Shelby and Polly discuss the recent discrimination laws passed in Mississippi and North Carolina and plead for humans to be better. Then, as an escape from reality, they review the entirety (SPOILERS!) of The Walking Dead Season 6 INCLUDING the finale. You've been warned!

  • 30 - Doug Stamper Is Horrible And We Love Him

    28/03/2016 Duração: 01h09min

    Shelby & Polly survived the March 2016 blizzard to bring you the latest episode. As they warned you, it's time to review & discuss House of Cards Season 4. Also: The latest conspiracy theories and love for Pee Wee's Big Holiday.

  • 29 - You're Never Going To Get Elected In Missouri

    14/03/2016 Duração: 01h02min

    Polly and Shelby break their first rule and talk about politics this episode with their Colorado caucus experiences and overall trends of millenial voters. Also: Bachelor updates and zero House of Cards spoilers.

  • 28 - I Don't Think He's A Bad Guy

    27/02/2016 Duração: 01h12min

    Polly and Shelby revisit diversity in Hollywood with the looming Oscars. Two very important conspiracy theories are covered in a new non-reoccuring segment, Conspiracy Theory Friday. Also: The Walking Dead analysis and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

  • 27 - Calling All Feminists!

    15/02/2016 Duração: 56min

    Carolyn joins the ladies of Likely Story for episode 27 as they search for all of the millennial feminists, celebrate the Broncos' Super Bowl victory, and make The Walking Dead predictions. Also: the PuppyBowl contest winner is announced and Carolyn & Shelby disagree on You, Me & the Apocalypse.

  • 26 - A Year of Likely Stories

    01/02/2016 Duração: 57min

    Polly and Shelby celebrate a whole year of talking at each other while hosting this podcast. Reminiscing happens and it's wonderful. A new segment brings deeper discussion of diversity in film and tv. Also: quick Bachelor updates and looking ahead to February shows coming back.

  • 25 - Big Brother Is Watching Us

    18/01/2016 Duração: 52min

    Polly dubs 2016 the year of the movie - even though we have no idea what she means by that. We missed the Golden Globes, we prep for the Oscars, and of course there is a recap of recent Bachelor escapades. Also: New Years Resolutions (late) and playoff football.

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