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A silly but well-informed podcast exploring everything and anything related to friendship. Why is it so hard to make friends as adults? Can friends be "soulmates" too? Join in as two graduate students try to find the answers.

Friendly is released on alternating Sundays and is hosted by Shrinkhala Dawadi and Sarah Nason.

Aug 14, 2017

Hello and welcome to a very special episode of the Friendly Podcast!

If you consume online media, you've probably come across this personality type before. The man who eschews traditional norms of masculinity. He's not afraid to talk about his emotions, has a cool, self-eraciating ~post-meme~ sense of humour, and is...


Aug 1, 2017

Hey pals! Your good buddies Shrinkhala and Sarah are back at it again with a case study on friendships in the 2011 hit movie Bridesmaids! 

Do the bridesmaids actually have any friends? Do we buy the whole nice guy act from the movie’s main love interest? Would you be friends with a sociopathic but rich and...


Jul 16, 2017

We answer questions about friendship from the popular Internet Web Sites Buzzfeed and Hello Giggles. Join us as we ponder what felonies friends should commit for each other, how involved you should be about your friends' significant others, and deepen our own friendship by asking each other such intimate questions as...


Jul 3, 2017

This week we took a look at some surprising historical friendships (did you know Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell were buds?), the differences in friendship values between North America and West Africa, and in a new segment called Imaginary Friends, we chatted about historical or pop culture figures who we would...


Jun 18, 2017

Is "soulmate" a word that should apply to friendships as well? We dive into this idea and include an essential ~inspirational quote~ to help us along. In our new segment Friend-a-pedia, we discuss some little-known terms and jargon relating to friendship. Importantly, we try to answer whether or not lobsters can...