Ep. 9, "Malls"
Ah, the mall: a maze of stores, food courts, and endless opportunities for social encounters. In this episode of "Almost Adults," join Angel and Amari Williams as they guide you through the quintessential teen experience of hanging out at the mall.
Angel, our social butterfly, and fashionista, shares her adventures in window shopping, actual shopping, and everything in between. She spills the tea on the latest trends she's spotted, her favorite stores for dance outfits and accessories, and the go-to spots where she and her friends love to gather.
Meanwhile, Amari brings you into his more introverted mall escapades. Discover the shops that feed his artistic inspirations, where he hunts for the latest anime merchandise, and how he navigates the sensory overload that a bustling mall can sometimes be. Plus, hear about his workout routine that starts with heavy lifting at the mall — shopping bags, that is.
From the food court's culinary melting pot to the underrated pleasure of people-watching, the siblings delve into why the mall is more than just a shopping destination; it's a microcosm of teen culture. They also share some of their most hilarious and memorable mall stories — because what's a trip to the mall without a little drama?
Whether you're a mallrat, a casual shopper, or someone who avoids the mall at all costs, this episode of "Almost Adults" offers a nostalgic and relatable glimpse into the maze of adolescence. 🛍️👟🥤
So grab your mall directory and your sense of adventure, and let Angel and Amari guide you through the highs and lows of teenage mall-dom.
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Ep. 10, "Snacks"13:27Buckle up, snack enthusiasts! Angel and Amari Williams are back with an episode that's sure to satisfy your snack cravings. In "Snackdown Showdown," the siblings put their taste buds to the test as they rank their all-time favorite snacks, and things get deliciously competitive!Angel lays down her love for a variety of treats that keep her energized during dance practices. From protein bars to fruit gummies, she shares her top picks and why they deserve a spot on her list. Not to be outdone, she also ranks her guilty pleasure snacks, and some may surprise you!Amari counters with his go-to gamer and anime binge-watching snacks. Discover what makes the cut as he ranks everything from Doritos to Pocky sticks. Plus, listen in as he reveals the snack that he believes is underrated yet overdelivers in flavor. And, of course, the duo discusses the family favorites that have made it to both of their lists. Is it the classic popcorn? Or perhaps the ever-divisive candy corn?The episode is packed with spirited debates, snack trivia, and even some suggestions from fellow Milwaukee locals. Listen in and see if your favorite snack makes their list—or if their picks inspire you to try something new.So grab your snack of choice, tune in, and get ready for a crunch-tastic episode that celebrates the small bites that bring big joy. 🍭🥜🍿🍫Whether you're Team Angel or Team Amari, one thing's for sure—this episode will leave you rummaging through your snack drawer!
Ep. 8, "TV Shows"19:01Grab your remote and your favorite snack, because Angel and Amari Williams are channel-surfing their way into your ears in this TV-centric episode of "Almost Adults." Whether it's the latest reality drama, a mind-bending sci-fi series, or iconic reruns, the sibling duo dissects the small-screen offerings that have them hooked.Whether you're on the lookout for a new show to binge-watch or just want to hear some impassioned debates about series finales, this episode of "Almost Adults" has got you covered. 📺🍕🛋️ So settle in, hit play, and let Angel and Amari be your ultimate TV guide through the ever-expanding universe of television entertainment.
Ep. 7, "Movies"20:32Get your popcorn ready because this week on "Almost Adults," Angel and Amari Williams dim the lights and let the projector roll as they delve into the captivating world of movies. From blockbusters to indie gems, join these sibling cinephiles as they share their takes on the magic of cinema.Whether you're a casual viewer or a movie buff, this episode of "Almost Adults" is your ticket to an enthralling conversation about film, theaters, and the narratives that hold a special place in our hearts. 🎬🍿🎥🎞️So, grab your ticket, find your seat, and let Angel and Amari guide you through the cinematic universe. Lights, camera, action!
Ep. 6, "Music"22:24This episode of "Almost Adults" strikes a chord as Angel and Amari Williams immerse themselves in the eclectic world of music. Dive into the diverse soundscape of Milwaukee and beyond, discovering how music has shaped the siblings' journeys and the world around them.Angel opens up about the exhilarating feeling of dancing to various beats, from the pulsating rhythms of hip-hop to the soulful ballads that inspire her most emotional choreographies. Listen as she delves into the local music scene, spotlighting her favorite artists and the tracks that have become anthems for her and her friends.Amari, with his introspective nature, takes you on a different musical voyage. Explore his playlists filled with powerful instrumentals that fuel his artistic sessions, and learn about the anime themes that have not only inspired his sketches but also broadened his musical horizons.Together, the duo discusses unforgettable concerts, the impact of music on culture, and the melodies that evoke powerful memories. They also touch upon the role of music in social movements and its ability to unite people from diverse backgrounds.Join "Almost Adults" as Angel and Amari delve deep into the notes and nuances that define their lives. Whether you're looking to discover a new tune or revel in the shared language of beats and rhythms, this episode promises to resonate with music enthusiasts everywhere. 🎶🎧🎷🎸🎹🎤🎼
Ep. 5, "High School"24:35Join Angel and Amari Williams in this insightful episode of "Almost Adults" as they dive headfirst into the whirlwind world of high school. From the echoing hallways filled with lockers to the bustling cafeteria chatter, the siblings reminisce about their shared experiences and the contrasting ones that define their individual high school journeys.Angel recounts her memorable moments on the dance team, the friendships formed, and the challenges of juggling academics with her passion for dance. Listen as she delves into her favorite teachers, class subjects, and the ever-evolving dynamics of high school cliques.On the flip side, Amari brings to light the life of a creative introvert in high school. Sharing stories of finding solace in art rooms, the inspiration behind his favorite sketches, and the world of video games and anime that helped him bond with like-minded peers.From pep rallies and prom nights to test anxieties and teacher confidants, they discuss the highs, the lows, and the in-betweens. Plus, they'll share invaluable tips for current high schoolers on making the most of these formative years, both academically and socially.Tune into "Almost Adults" and take a nostalgic trip down high school lane, filled with laughter, lessons, and a dose of teenage wisdom. Whether you're gearing up for your first day or reminiscing about your graduation day, this episode is a heartwarming look at the rollercoaster ride that is high school. 🎒📚🎨🎶🕺💃
Ep. 4, "Milwaukee Foods"14:04In this episode, Angel and Amari Williams take your taste buds on a tantalizing tour through Milwaukee's rich culinary landscape. Hear Angel reminisce about her favorite local spots to grab a post-dance practice bite, while Amari dives deep into the city's cultural fusion foods that inspire his artistic sketches. They'll discuss the delightful blend of traditional and contemporary that defines Milwaukee's food scene.Plus, the siblings share their mouthwatering experiences at some of the city's legendary food festivals, and their take on where to find the best cheese curds, brats, and frozen custard. Whether you're a local looking to rediscover the city's culinary wonders or someone curious about what Milwaukee has on its plate, this episode promises to leave you hungry for more.Tune in, and let "Almost Adults" be your guide to the irresistible flavors of Milwaukee. Bon Appétit! 🍔🍨🌭🧀🍺
Ep. 3, "Earn and Learn"11:35In this enriching episode of "Almost Adults", Angel and Amari Williams dive into their experiences with Earn & Learn, a significant summer youth employment program initiated by former Mayor Tom Barrett. The program offers young people in Milwaukee a chance to gain practical skills and real-world experience, guiding their transition from adolescence to adulthood.As a three-time participant, Angel shares her comprehensive journey, discussing her roles, the skills she's acquired, and the transformation she has seen in herself over the years. She dives into both the challenges and triumphs she faced, shedding light on her growth from a novice participant to a seasoned returnee.For Amari, this summer marks his first venture into the program. Hear his fresh and insightful perspective as he navigates his initial experiences, dealing with the exciting and daunting aspects of his new role. Listen as he shares his motivations for joining and his expectations for the summer ahead.Tune in to this episode of "Almost Adults" to explore Earn & Learn through Angel and Amari's eyes. Their experiences, insights, and advice paint a vivid picture of this transformative program and its impact on the youth of Milwaukee. It's an episode packed with wisdom, humor, and inspiration that you wouldn't want to miss.
Ep. 2, "Summer in Milwaukee"12:00This week on "Almost Adults," join the vivacious Williams siblings, Angel and Amari, as they dive into what summer feels like in their beloved Milwaukee. From bustling festivals to serene park hangouts, they share their favorite summer spots and activities around the city.But it's not all sunshine and festivals; the siblings also engage in a heartfelt discussion about the city they love, expressing their wish for a broader variety of youth-centric activities. They shed light on the need for more diverse engagement opportunities for the younger generation, turning the lens towards the areas of their city that could use a touch of more vibrancy.Summertime in Milwaukee is a blend of warmth, laughter, and heartfelt conversations for Angel and Amari. So tune into "Almost Adults", and experience it through the eyes of two teenagers who love their city, and are eager to see it grow.