Only Child Day

April 10, 2018

Happy Only Child Day. Also called “I was so perfect my parents only needed one child” Day, this is a day for only children to appreciate all the things they love about being an only child. Join Jo and only child guest, Inga Vennell, for a look into the childhood and adult life of a person that doesn't have to share their parents. 


Let’s Laugh Day

March 20, 2018

Happy Let's Laugh Day! Research shows that 80% of laughter isn't the result of something funny. But Let's Laugh Day is all about the other 20%! Join Jo and her guest Maddie for a chat about one of the world's most wonderful and weird physiological phenomenons.


National Cereal Day

March 7, 2018

Happy National Cereal Day! Join Jo and guest Sian Kilgour to find out how this wildly popular morning meal went from a rock-hard digestive aid for soldiers to a cultural phenomenon. 


World Compliment Day

March 1, 2018

Happy World Compliment Day! Today, tell people how amazing they are, tell yourself how amazing you are and, of course, listen to this episode of HBDP. Join Jo and Anita Suster for a chat about the social role of compliments and a fair few stories about strange compliment encounters.


National Love Your Pet Day

February 20, 2018

Happy National Love Your Pet Day! In today's episode, Jo and dog owner Erica Boucher, talk about the history of animal domestication, touch on pet psychology and generally gush about how wonderful the pet-person relationship can be!


Send a Card to a Friend Day

February 7, 2018

Happy Send a Card to a Friend Day! Join Jo and fellow greeting card designer Issy Kerr for an aural celebration of Send a Card to a Friend Day, the day that encourages people to make their mates feel special. 


Happy Birthday Podcast Season 2 Coming 7 February!

January 15, 2018

Happy Birthday Podcast has gone rogue! And I think you're gonna like it.


Episode 24: Let’s Reminisce (+Announcement)

November 19, 2017

We've been recording for a year! In this episode of Happy Birthday, Jo and Jeremy look back on their favourite bits of the podcast and meander down memory lane for some stories about our own past birthdays. Plus, there's an announcement!


Episode 23: Halloween vs. Birthdays

October 31, 2017

Halloween and birthdays have quite a bit in common! Or, at the very least, Jo and Jerry make it seem like they do so that they can get away with recording an episode about Halloween. Tune in for a chat about evil spirits, religious traditions and, of course, treats!


Episode 22: Candles, We’re Coming for You

October 16, 2017

Time to tackle one of the only birthday staples we haven't covered on Happy Birthday Podcast: CANDLES! There's more to 'em than you think.