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TRANSCRIPT of Episode 114: "PacSun"

Review That Review with Chelsey Donn & Trey Gerrald
Episode 114: "PacSun"


*Please pardon any and all spelling errors!

[00:00:00] THEME SONG: Everybody's got an opinion.

Every Californian and Virginian.

It's so hard to tell who to trust and who to ignore.

Someone's gotta settle the score.

Trey and Chelsey will help you choose!

Whose views win, which ones lose.

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Baby, it's time to Review That Review!

[00:00:30] CHELSEY DONN: Hello!

[00:00:32] TREY GERRALD: Well, hello and welcome once again to Review That Review. We are the podcast that is dedicated to reviewing,

[00:00:41] CHELSEY DONN: reviews,

[00:00:44] TREY GERRALD: that is Chelsey Donn,

[00:00:46] CHELSEY DONN: and that is Trey Gerrald.

[00:00:48] TREY GERRALD: and when we come together, we are 'I.

[00:00:51] VOICEOVER: The review.

[00:00:55] CHELSEY DONN: It's your turn this week. Trey. Would you like to get something off your chest? It is your opportunity to.

[00:01:02] VOICEOVER: Lodge, A, Complaint.

[00:01:03] TREY GERRALD: Yes, 'I most certainly am ready to Lodge. This Complaint 'I, you know, less than half an hour ago was at my local grocery store. And can we just take A' moment to discuss the aggression that takes place between people with those little divider sticks when it comes to putting your products onto the conveyor belt when you're checking out.

'I cannot take it. 'I understand. For some reason, it's just A' universal law that every grocery store has to have more registers than they employ people to work at. For whatever reason, they could have eight registers. They're only gonna have two checkout workers. Donn don't know why that is. That's just some law in the universe.

So 'I recognize it's always very stressful, everyone. By the time you are checking out at A' Grocery store, you've already spent enough time searching, finding the clues, doing deductive reasoning. You've gotten everything you've had to substitute items because they're sold out. There's A' lot going on and no one wants to spend time necessarily extra time at the grocery store, especially waiting in very long lines.

But then when it comes to. Getting very, very close. And 'I, remember during C O v 'I when everyone was wearing masks, there would be stickers on the ground and it's like, wait here until it's like your turn. But we are fully back in the full swing of things. We got angry people. It's always older people for some reason, maybe that's my area.

They get so close to you. They are up against your little booty booty. You are like trapped in this tiny little aisle of like magazines and gum and snicker bars and you are just putting everything on. And there is this. Like radiating energy of, hurry up, hurry up, hurry up. 'I. Wanna put my stuff up there?

Hurry up. Hurry up. 'I, it is so anxiety producing for me. 'I, get so stressed out and then you finally complete the transaction. 'I. Now you have to bag everything really, really fast because the person now has moved on and now the person behind you that's been riding your ass the whole time wanting to put their stuff on the conveyor belt is now they're starting to be checking out, but the checkout person can't properly slide everything down because now you're on your own trying to bag the bags because we can't employ people to help bag.

And so I'm over here rushing and rushing, rushing. They're like holding everything up. It's like 'I hate it.

[00:03:15] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah, 'I, get that. 'I also feel like, you know, like in the bagging stage when you look at the checkout person, depending on how they're interacting with the next person, you know, like if you were the problem or not. Because if they go to the next person, like, thank you so much for your patience. You know, like, well then maybe 'I was the problem.

'I should have gone grocery shopping, you know, sooner. So that 'I didn't run outta so much stuff. The person behind me that had five items didn't have to wait in line, but really that's not my fault.

[00:03:45] TREY GERRALD: well, that's right. That's right. 'cause we have those express lanes and we also have the self checkouts 'I.

[00:03:51] CHELSEY DONN: 'I used to not be A' fan of the self checkout 'I. Think we even complained about it one time, but now I'm like all about the self checkout.

[00:03:58] TREY GERRALD: Yeah, 'I. Think 'I do as well tend to go to those if like 'I want to be quick?

[00:04:02] CHELSEY DONN: 'I mean it is annoying. 'cause 'I feel like there's never anywhere adequate to like collect your things. That's the problem with A' self checkout, which is A' whole nother Complaint. But 'I mean there. It's not perfect, but at least there's an element of control.

[00:04:17] TREY GERRALD: That's true. There's this perfect analogy. Do you remember at like, uh, theme parks or county fairs, whenever there would be like the log flume.

[00:04:25] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah. Yeah.

[00:04:26] TREY GERRALD: You know, like you would get in those like little log things and you would go down the water ramp and then once you like exit, there's A' little bit of space before people get in and they just sort of bump into each other.

They're sloshing. It's like there's, there's like this

congestion. Yes. That's what it feels like every time someone is in front of me and behind me, checking out A' grocery store, 'I can't stand it. 'I hate it. It makes the whole process even worse.

[00:04:52] CHELSEY DONN: Is your grocery store open late?

[00:04:56] TREY GERRALD: Oh,

[00:04:57] CHELSEY DONN: recommend A' late night shop, even though some of the stuff has been picked through. Sometimes they actually will have like A' delivery at night, which is great, but like shopping late at night, like the Ralph's here closes at like 3:00 AM or something. So I've shopped before at like 1130 at night just because 'I was like busy all day and I'm like, Ugh.

What? A' pleasure.

[00:05:16] TREY GERRALD: Maybe it is timing too, 'I. Really, it just occurs to me that it just, there needs to be someone bagging as well. 'I think that expedites everything.

[00:05:26] CHELSEY DONN: For sure. That's where Trader Joe's really has it, right? With the three bells. They're like, do you need bags? Yes. Ding, ding, ding. Somebody's over there bagging you. They really got it right over

[00:05:35] TREY GERRALD: that's true. 'I agree.

[00:05:37] CHELSEY DONN: But 'I, hear you. It's stressful. 'I hate being in 'I. Hate any of that feeling of like someone breathing down my

[00:05:43] TREY GERRALD: Oh.

[00:05:43] CHELSEY DONN: and 'I can feel your anxiety.

And 'I have my own. So 'I don't need yours.

[00:05:47] TREY GERRALD: Oh, it's the worst. It's the worst. And I'm still buzzing from it. Still buzzing.

[00:05:52] CHELSEY DONN: 'I get that?

[00:05:53] TREY GERRALD: Well, thank you for letting me get that off my chest. ChelseyBD, should we sage emotionally, but although it may not be A', saging 'cause 'I don't know what you've got. But shall we jump into your online review?

[00:06:04] CHELSEY DONN: Yes. Let's do it.

[00:06:08] VOICEOVER: Review. That, Review,

[00:06:12] CHELSEY DONN: As you know, we are your trusty review Queens. We bring in reviews from the internet that we feel need to be inspected.

[00:06:18] TREY GERRALD: We read you A' review, then we break it down together and rate the impact of that review on A' scale from zero to five crowns. It's A', very regal process that we call.

[00:06:28] VOICEOVER: Assess, That, Kvetch.

[00:06:30] TREY GERRALD: I'm so excited because today 'I get to hear what you have prepared. ChelseyBD, what have you got for us?

[00:06:36] CHELSEY DONN: All right, so 'I have brought in A' four star Yelp review for Pack Sun.

[00:06:46] TREY GERRALD: Oh, my childhood,

[00:06:48] CHELSEY DONN: remember PAC's Sun growing up? 'I Feel like 'I spent an absurd amount of time in Pacific Sun, which is what it was called when we were growing up. 'I don't know why. It was like part of that whole. Going to the mall by yourself.

Culture 'I wanna say that? It was just like, we gotta go to Pacific Sun, we gotta go to Spencer's. There was just like certain spa like places we knew that we had A' hit up. So to give us A' little bit of nostalgia. 'I figured I'd bring in A' review for Paxon. 'I Just wanna give you guys A' teeny quick background in case you.

Don't know what Pacific Sun is, but was founded in 1980 as Pacific Sunwear. The PAC Sun brand has evolved well beyond beachwear. Today, PAC Sun is A' leading lifestyle brand, offering an exclusive collection of the most relevant brands and styles to A' community of inspired youth, built on youth culture and curated in Los Angeles.

[00:07:47] TREY GERRALD: Mm.

[00:07:49] CHELSEY DONN: A' real, like surfer slash 'I would say, um, like skateboardy

[00:07:55] TREY GERRALD: 'I was gonna say

[00:07:55] CHELSEY DONN: vibe.

[00:07:56] TREY GERRALD: It makes me think of those. What are those shoes that are black and white? Checkers?

[00:08:01] CHELSEY DONN: Oh, oh Vans,

[00:08:03] TREY GERRALD: It makes me think of Vans.

[00:08:04] CHELSEY DONN: for sure.

[00:08:05] TREY GERRALD: Do they exist outside of malls? 'I.

[00:08:08] CHELSEY DONN: Well, this one that I'm reading about is at the Third Street Promenade, which 'I guess is like, kind of like A' Mall, but it's more of A' outdoor grove type walk and shop. So Donn don't know if you'd consider this to be A' standalone. It's in A' shopping area.

[00:08:24] TREY GERRALD: It does make me think of malls.

[00:08:25] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah, it definitely has mall vibes, like old school, nineties mall vibes.

So anyway, 'I found this review written by Megan S. Here we go, four stars. It always pays to window Shop. Late one night after grabbing A' smoothie at Pinkberry A'. Couple stores down. 'I Spied, A' Little Sun Beach dress in the lit window of this packed sun store. It literally jumped out at me saying, 'I am perfect for the wedding.

You have this weekend. Buy me. You don't have anything like me at home. Thank goodness the store was closed.

[00:09:07] TREY GERRALD: What.

[00:09:08] CHELSEY DONN: 'I really showed my shopping addiction. Who was boss? to two days later, 'I just happened to be biking around Santa Monica and 'I. Find myself magically in front of the Pack Sun store again,

[00:09:23] TREY GERRALD: What.

[00:09:24] CHELSEY DONN: staring at that lovely little dress.

Fine. I'll go in just to see if they have it in my size from the moment 'I entered. 'I knew this wasn't your typical Promenade retail shop. Not only was everyone truly accommodating and sincere, they actually were doing their jobs. All the merchandise was arranged well, the store was clean and inviting, and above all, A' steal.

'I would much rather spend my money on beachy basics here, that at the h and m or Forever 21 in the same location. First, the sales girl checked all over the store and in the back for my size, and then she and the manager removed the actual dress off the mannequin for me to try on. Don't think they do this for you at any store because they don't.

Displays are displays and it's usually A'. Look, don't touch policy. They may have been changing out their mannequins that night, but still most retail employees won't check and see if they can take A' form down early. Trust me, 'I know 'I was one easy transaction where 'I felt like 'I was actually valued as A'.

Customer check 39 50 for A' sundress. That kept me cool and cute in the hot Texas sun. Double check. Thanks. Shopping addiction. That high is gonna last for A', while I'll definitely head back to the swimsuits and casual dresses. Perfect for summer in Southern California.

[00:11:13] TREY GERRALD: How does Megan spell her name?

[00:11:14] CHELSEY DONN: No, H M E G, A' N Ss,

[00:11:18] TREY GERRALD: Megan.

[00:11:19] CHELSEY DONN: Megan.

[00:11:21] TREY GERRALD: Oh, Megan really lives up to the name Megan. For me,

[00:11:29] CHELSEY DONN: Why, what's typical Megan, for you? 'I have A' couple friends named Megan, so I'm curious.

[00:11:34] TREY GERRALD: just this whole unnecessary backstory about A' shopping addiction. Like what is the point in that? why do we need to know? 'I also love that like 'I 'I. Guess the whole narrative about like 'I have A' shopping, addiction, whatever, like good job on me. Like it was closed, I'm leaving. Oh no. 'I was like being pulled by the universe to go back here on the.

Bike, like, you know, where you're biking to, and then it's also like, it's packed sun. Like, and you're looking at A', A' sundress. Like the fact that it was $39, like, was exactly what 'I was

[00:12:10] CHELSEY DONN: Right. 39 50. Yeah.

[00:12:12] TREY GERRALD: so I'm just, I'm questioning two things. Like what is, is the shopping addiction, Megan being too hard on themself or like, because it's not like Meghan's buying Teslas, this is A' sundress at Sun.

[00:12:26] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah, 'I mean 'I guess. I'm just trying to think of what the point of all that was. The only thing 'I can think of is that they're, they're saying like, 'I just couldn't get this dress outta my mind. You know, like 'I know that I'm an impulse buyer and 'I go to the promenade and 'I wanna buy everything.

And 'I was sort of saved in this moment by the store being closed, which 'I was temporarily grateful for. But then 'I just couldn't stop thinking about this dress so much so that my bike just took me right to it.

[00:12:51] TREY GERRALD: 'I. You know, 'I also blame Megan here because if you have A' shopping addiction, don't window shop Diva. That's like dangling the carrot,


[00:13:01] CHELSEY DONN: it's true.

[00:13:02] TREY GERRALD: then I'm also very curious, 'I actually want to know Megan's retail history.

[00:13:07] CHELSEY DONN: Well, Megan tells us that they worked in retail,

[00:13:11] TREY GERRALD: 'I know

[00:13:11] CHELSEY DONN: that that's why they were so impressed about the whole mannequin thing. 'cause they know that they wouldn't, they weren't allowed to do that or something.

[00:13:18] TREY GERRALD: They were so taken, like the first sentence, once they got into the story, they got past the backstory of

[00:13:25] CHELSEY DONN: Right,

[00:13:25] TREY GERRALD: addiction and biking. They say 'I was surprised at people actually doing their job.

[00:13:32] CHELSEY DONN: Right, which 'I will say, the only thing that 'I am getting from that is 'I feel like my, like the recesses of my memory of going to Pakistan as A' kid. It was also one of those jobs that, it was like college student summer job or high school student first job. And 'I feel like A'. Lot of those people weren't really working.

They were like stoned, you know? And.

[00:13:52] TREY GERRALD: shells, 'I.

[00:13:53] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah, 'I had A' hookah shell necklace and laughing and having inside jokes with their coworkers, and you could never get anyone to really help you.

[00:14:01] TREY GERRALD: It's interesting because Pac Sun also makes me think of Hollister, which obviously makes me think of like the Gap and Banana Republic and like all of these Have you ChelseyBD Donn within the last eight years, have you shopped at A' Banana Republic or the Gap 'I.

[00:14:17] CHELSEY DONN: Um, 'I have, but not for me, like, for like my, like niece and nephews.

[00:14:22] TREY GERRALD: Because 'I have an experience that they are aggressive Salespeople like 'I actually have the opposite experience of Megan, where when 'I go into these re retail places at malls, 'I anticipate the store, people wanting to make A' sale.

[00:14:37] CHELSEY DONN: totally. 'I. Wonder if that's A' different, like 'I. Wonder if they work off commission.

[00:14:42] TREY GERRALD: Yeah. 'I Wonder, but 'I 'I. Guess 'I Do agree with Megan? 'cause, 'cause 'I wrote it down to sort of question like, should is the bar so low that we should be impressed that people are actually doing their job? But 'I guess, maybe if 'I went to A' Pakistan, 'I do have A' story ingrained in me that they're probably not gonna be the most attentive or aggressive salespeople.

[00:15:02] CHELSEY DONN: and there is also something about this h and m Forever 21 fast fashion trend that it's like nobody gives A' crap about you. 'I mean you're lucky. If you could like find something and get into A' fitting room and like get out, like customer service is not top-notch at these kind of places

[00:15:19] TREY GERRALD: Right. You're not at A' Bloomingdale's. It does make me think of Old Navy 'cause 'I feel like if 'I went to an Old Navy, like no one's gonna take anything off A' mannequin, no one's gonna look in the back. But 'I 'I do wanna pose the question. Have you ever asked for the thing that's on the mannequin?

[00:15:35] CHELSEY DONN: 'I do feel like I've been in A' situation because I'm like an unusual size or whatever you wanna call it, where A' lot of times, like the extra largess or the extra extra larges would be the first ones to sell out for whatever reason. So if it happened to be on A' mannequin, 'I, do think I've had A' salesperson be like, you know what, let me check.

And then they could always switch it out for like A' medium, and then give me the extra large that was on the mannequin or something like that.

[00:15:59] TREY GERRALD: Yeah, it's, I've never entertained the idea that it's A' hard and fast, as Megan puts it. Look, don't touch policy.

[00:16:06] CHELSEY DONN: 'I. Do think that it kind of goes along with the customer service of it all. Are you drinking? A' Martini?

[00:16:12] TREY GERRALD: 'I 'I. Am A'

[00:16:12] CHELSEY DONN: Oh my God. Oh my God. Hai so fancy.

[00:16:15] TREY GERRALD: 'I needed it after that shopping

[00:16:16] CHELSEY DONN: Oh yeah, yeah, totally. 'I was just gonna say maybe it's just all under the umbrella of like, wow, look at how good this customer service is. Like they really took this extra time from A' place that you would think they would take no time.

The only thing that 'I have to say about that is 'I get the feeling that these kind of jobs are sort of transient. Like they're not gonna be the same people there all the time. So 'I wonder, and this review admittedly like is kind of old, so 'I wonder if like, It even applies today.

[00:16:47] TREY GERRALD: 'I mean it does stand out to me as Meghan got an incredible salesperson,

[00:16:54] CHELSEY DONN: And it's not like Megan says, and I've been back five times and every time it's great,

[00:17:00] TREY GERRALD: Well 'I do wish that they had mentioned the salesperson's name. 'cause usually you have A' name tag. So wait, okay, so then here's my question. Why is it four and not five stars

[00:17:11] CHELSEY DONN: Good question. There's nothing in here that's negative at all.

[00:17:15] TREY GERRALD: at all? 'I mean they were pulled magnetically by the energy of the universe To go

[00:17:20] CHELSEY DONN: You're right.

[00:17:21] TREY GERRALD: It exceeded every expectation they had, including A' policy that Meghan firsthand had at A' retail job.

[00:17:28] CHELSEY DONN: That's A'. Really good point. Trey. 'I. Wonder if it's just that Megan is like A', super harsh critic and there need to be like 'I don't know, like fireworks and orgasms to get A'. Five star from her.

[00:17:40] TREY GERRALD: Yeah. 'I Wonder, that's A'. Great question. What would warrant five stars for Meghan 'I?

[00:17:45] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah, that is, that's, I'm glad that you brought that up because usually when you get A' four star, there's something, you know, 'I mean. Maybe the fact that it was closed the first time, but the way that Megan posts that, it's like, that was A' good thing, because it allowed her to sleep on

[00:18:00] TREY GERRALD: Well, I'm hearing in Meghan's review the value here, the uniqueness is they just far exceeded every expectation Meghan had walking in.

[00:18:11] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah,

[00:18:12] TREY GERRALD: is like new to me 'cause 'I haven't really entertained. Go into A' packed sun in

[00:18:16] CHELSEY DONN: sure. Me either.

[00:18:18] TREY GERRALD: Spelling, grammar was good,

[00:18:19] CHELSEY DONN: Very good. Solid

[00:18:21] TREY GERRALD: 'I mean 'I. Think they're being truthful.

'I, 'I, 'I. Think the whole backstory of shopping addiction is unnecessary.

[00:18:27] CHELSEY DONN: 'I do think that it's Megan trying to write A' like funny, interesting review though. 'I do think Megan's like, let's talk about shopping addiction, shall we ladies, you know what 'I mean? Like it's A'. Little bit 'I think trying to ingratiate herself to the reader.

[00:18:45] TREY GERRALD: agree and 'I think we sort of hit on earlier. It's sort of hard to determine how typical this will be, maybe because we both are believing A' bias A' story from our past of like what it is to be A' worker at Paxon.

[00:19:00] CHELSEY DONN: Right. And 'I also like 'I know that Megan said that she loved this dress and she loved it from the window. 'I do kind of wish that maybe Megan would've been like, the fabric was such great quality or I've already washed it and it's like stayed really well after the wash or something. 'cause 'I do feel like A', lot of the facts that are in here do feel very specific to Megan, right.

[00:19:23] TREY GERRALD: Yeah. 'I agree.

[00:19:24] CHELSEY DONN: Other than the fact that she saw this dress and she loved it, maybe that makes me feel like, oh, 'I should check out and see what they have there. But other than that, I'm like not running back to Pac Sun.

[00:19:33] TREY GERRALD: Right. 'I was entertained. 'I mean 'I, 'I, 'I. Think Meghan is funny. 'I have some critiques about what's necessary, but I'm, I'm ultimately really wondering why it's four stars.

[00:19:44] CHELSEY DONN: Same. All right. Do we think we can crown Megan?

[00:19:48] TREY GERRALD: let's do it.

[00:19:48] CHELSEY DONN: All right. Let's do it.

[00:19:49] TREY GERRALD: Get ready, Megan. Get down on one knee. Get ready to be crowned. ChelseyBD and 'I each have our own set of zero to five crown cards, and in an effort to be fair and not influenced by one another, we will simultaneously reveal our ratings.

[00:20:03] VOICEOVER: The Queens are Tabulating


[00:20:11] CHELSEY DONN: Oh wow. Interesting. I'm holding up three and A' half crowns. Trey is holding up four and A' half crowns, which is surprising to me. Trey, you go first. Why four? And A' half crowns for such A', Megan.

[00:20:23] TREY GERRALD: You know, 'I, 'I forgot to mention this, but 'I also love that Megan was mentioning going to Pinkberry. God, 'I love Pinkberry.

[00:20:30] CHELSEY DONN: Me too.

[00:20:31] TREY GERRALD: God 'I, love

[00:20:32] CHELSEY DONN: Ooh. Now 'I want Pinkberry 'I. Think I'm gonna have to get myself some Pinkberry after we record.

[00:20:37] TREY GERRALD: God. 'I Wish 'I could order it. You know, my sort of critiques here for Megan are, are maybe A', little bit minuscule sort of it's like preference perhaps 'I.

Don't think the whole backstory about shopping addiction added up to anything. It took up A', lot of real estate. We spent A' lot of time there. Um, also 'I Wish that Meghan had had named this Outrageously wonderful out of the box, doing things to. Pleasure, Megan. Sales associate like 'I, wanna know who that is.

'I want them to get their due, but ultimately here, like, it, it, it piques my interest. Maybe 'I would entertain walking back into A' Pakistan. If 'I was in A' Mall that had one 'cause maybe 'I would find something that's like perfect for my life. That's only, you know, $39. But Donn don't know why it's four stars.

'I feel like ultimately it sounds like A' five star review and Donn don't know. Megan is maybe A' little too mey for me. So 'I took half of A' crown off. Why did you say three and A' half?

[00:21:34] CHELSEY DONN: 'I said three and A', half 'I. Think for A'. Lot of what we talked about mostly that this is A' five star review, not A' four star review. And we didn't really give A' ton of information about the store. That is, I'd say like more. Evergreen or A', little bit more evergreen in terms of like, oh, I'm reading this review and 'I gotta go over there.

'I did appreciate the humor, the, you know, bringing us into the shopping addiction and all that 'I think we, we made an effort there. And so that's where A' lot of the three and A' half Crowns are coming from. But 'I think could have been A' little bit stronger. And if you're gonna make it four stars and not five, give me something you know, that that wasn't A'.

Hundred percent up to snuff.

[00:22:16] TREY GERRALD: Yeah. 'I. 'I. Agree.

[00:22:17] CHELSEY DONN: 'I like this review from Megan 'I. Think it's, you know, something different. And, uh, 'I love being nostalgic about Paxon

[00:22:25] TREY GERRALD: and boy, do 'I want pink berry

[00:22:27] CHELSEY DONN: and ugh, me too. So that was fun.

[00:22:30] TREY GERRALD: on review? Wait. How in the world did you land on Pax Sun 'I?

[00:22:33] CHELSEY DONN: 'I was um, looking up stores that were at the Third Street Promenade. 'cause 'I was going there and 'I was gonna be looking for A' gift. And so 'I was just looking at the list of stores there and 'I saw Paxon and 'I was like, oh my God, Paxon, that's A' blast in the past.

[00:22:48] TREY GERRALD: makes me think of like JCO jeans and like being very cool.

[00:22:52] CHELSEY DONN: Makes me think of like Roxy and you

[00:22:55] TREY GERRALD: Yes.

[00:22:56] CHELSEY DONN: or all that stuff.

Ah, so fun and nostalgic. 'I did go into Spencer's the other day and 'I felt like it's not as cool as it was when we were kids. Maybe it's just because I'm older now and 'I felt like so rebellious going into Spencer's when

[00:23:10] TREY GERRALD: Oh my

[00:23:10] CHELSEY DONN: kid, like 'I was like, oh, I'm so bad. I'm gonna expenses.

[00:23:14] TREY GERRALD: before the internet, SP Spencer's was like where you could go for like sardonic gifts or

[00:23:19] CHELSEY DONN: Yeah, you get sex toys at Spencer's, but then you could also get like candy. So that's why you could always justify going in there 'cause you're like, oh, I'm just going for an airhead or whatever.

[00:23:30] TREY GERRALD: Do you remember like one of our very first after shows was A' Spencer's review.

[00:23:34] CHELSEY DONN: Yes, 'I do

[00:23:36] TREY GERRALD: Yeah. Well, great job ChelseyBD.

[00:23:38] CHELSEY DONN: Thank you. Thank you. Have we done it? Trey? Have we reached the most regal portion of our show? Who are you inducting today? Trey for?

[00:23:48] VOICEOVER: My Royal line is,

[00:23:49] TREY GERRALD: All right, so today 'I must induct something that 'I also experienced myself today earlier. 'I really have to induct the complimentary deodorant that is found at Gems

[00:24:02] CHELSEY DONN: Okay. Fair.

[00:24:03] TREY GERRALD: 'I. Just think it's really classy, 'I. You know, there are sort of levels and tears of gems and, and fitness centers. When 'I, think of sort of like bottom of the barrel.

'I personally do think of Planet Fitness, which 'I have been A' member of many times in my life. And that is not A' place where they offer any frills luxuries.

[00:24:25] CHELSEY DONN: They're like the Spirit Airlines.

[00:24:27] TREY GERRALD: the Spirit Airlines except for 'I. Guess they used to have pizza parties once A' month, and they would have like Tootsie Rolls, but.

Then 'I, think of like fitness and wellness clubs. And when you go to A' Spa, it's like they'll 'I don't know what it's like in the ladies, but in the men's dressing rooms they'll have combs and they'll have razors and shaving cream and deodorant, and the gym that 'I patronize. Here

they do have aerosol deodorant sprays, which 'I?

Think Donn don't know. 'I. Just 'I. Think it's really classy. 'I. Think it's like A'. Very minimal effort. Expenditure. Expenditure. Expenditure. 'I. Very minimal expenditure that you can show appreciation for your members,

right? 'I, it is like this little subtle psychological clue 'I take about the club.

Honestly, if they offer these little cans of deodorant, because 'I 'I, if you're stinky, stinky, that's, that's A' problem. That's like A' whole Complaint waiting to be lodged. And if you just have free aerosol deodorant waiting for you in the changing room, that's perfect. And it's A' little subtle way to show that you are doing something A'.

Little notch above A'. Little extra but like so cheap. So 'I really wanna induct all of the gyms that offer complimentary deodorant. Because it makes A' difference and like 'I don't remember to pack deodorant. You can't leave like A' A' tube of deodorant in your car. It's gonna melt like so. And Donn don't carry A' Diddy bag with me like 'I don't have like toiletries with me all the time.

So for that reason, 'I really wanna induct free complimentary gem deodorant,

[00:26:08] CHELSEY DONN: it's free, 'I, love it. 'I, also think it's in the gym's best interest,

[00:26:13] TREY GERRALD: right?

[00:26:14] CHELSEY DONN: like why have it super stinky? If you could just offer people free deodorant and make this A' better, better A', better, better A', better breathing environment for us all. So 'I, love that. Try 'I love. Any freebies, 'I love going to A' Spa and getting like even the stupid free comb.

Like why 'I don't like 'I have such thick hair, 'I don't need A', tiny comb. But at the same time, there's just like something about being like, okay, 'I could like take A' shower here and you know, get myself fresh and do A' little mouthwash and be on my way and yeah, not have to worry about packing like A' whole duffel bag of stuff.


[00:26:55] TREY GERRALD: It. It's similar to like, 'I was gonna say peanuts, but we don't do peanuts anymore. But like pretzels on an airplane.

[00:27:02] CHELSEY DONN: Right.

[00:27:03] TREY GERRALD: Like, we know that this little bag is nothing like 'I paid $300 to be on this flight,

[00:27:09] CHELSEY DONN: But it's something

[00:27:10] TREY GERRALD: snack, it's just so me. It's so meaningful.

[00:27:13] CHELSEY DONN: 'I agree.

[00:27:14] TREY GERRALD: Yeah.

[00:27:15] CHELSEY DONN: 'I. Love that. Good induction.

[00:27:17] TREY GERRALD: Well, thank you. That's me spraying aerosol.

[00:27:23] CHELSEY DONN: love

[00:27:23] TREY GERRALD: did A' Queen. That is another round on the r ru and rq. Oh my gosh. My bike is taking me to Paxon Ferris Wheel.

[00:27:31] CHELSEY DONN: Thank you for joining us today. If you like what you heard, please tell A' friend.

[00:27:35] TREY GERRALD: If you did not like what you heard, please tell an enemy.

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[00:27:45] TREY GERRALD: Oh. Hit up our voice mailbox over at 1 8 5 0 review zero

[00:27:50] CHELSEY DONN: Oh. Join our mailing list at Review That Review dot com.

[00:27:54] TREY GERRALD: oh. Follow us on all the socials at the Review Queen. Oh.

[00:27:59] CHELSEY DONN: I'm not gonna do it anymore. 'I AM at ChelseyBD.

[00:28:03] TREY GERRALD: and 'I A' tro Gerrald. On this week's after show, pod ChelseyBD and 'I are gonna be rating and reviewing A' five Star Trust pilot Review for Sherry's berries.

[00:28:17] CHELSEY DONN: Oh, that's what 'I call my niece, Sherry Berry

[00:28:20] TREY GERRALD: you know what Sherry's berries is?

[00:28:22] CHELSEY DONN: 'I. Is that the like really good strawberries?

[00:28:25] TREY GERRALD: Yeah. Yeah.

[00:28:25] CHELSEY DONN: Oh, okay.

[00:28:26] TREY GERRALD: A' 1-800-FLOWERS Company.

[00:28:28] CHELSEY DONN: but for strawberries and they're like delicious strawberries. Yeah.

[00:28:31] TREY GERRALD: but we're gonna get into it. 'cause is it Shari or is it Sherry?

[00:28:36] CHELSEY DONN: 'I would think Sherry Berry. Okay.

[00:28:37] TREY GERRALD: So to find out what made ChelseyBD say

[00:28:40] CHELSEY DONN: I'm actually kind of surprised that Trustpilot would allow this and to find out what made Tre say.

[00:28:49] TREY GERRALD: no, 'I. Wanna see your body? 'I. Wanna see that little boop boop of your booty? 'I.

[00:28:53] CHELSEY DONN: Then become A' member of our Patreon at Review That Review dot com slash patreon to hear our weekly after show companion podcast.

[00:29:03] TREY GERRALD: 'I. Oh, and remember

[00:29:05] CHELSEY DONN: Oh, ignore the haters. You're A' Queen.

[00:29:08] TREY GERRALD: gender nonspecific Queen.

[00:29:10] CHELSEY DONN: Oh, of course. Bye.

[00:29:13] TREY GERRALD: Good bye.

Review That Review is an independent podcast. Certain names have been redacted or changed to protect the guilty. Executive produced by Trey Gerrald and Chelsey Donn with editing and sound designed by me with voiceover talents by Eva Kaminsky. Our cover art was designed by LogoVora and our theme song was written by Joe Kinosian and sung by Natalie Weiss.

[00:29:33] CHELSEY DONN: Oh,

[00:29:35] TREY GERRALD: Oh

[00:29:36] CHELSEY DONN: oh, what A' Blast from the past blast. Two of the past,

[00:29:44] TREY GERRALD: What was the name of your childhood mall?

[00:29:47] CHELSEY DONN: um, the Echelon Mall. What was yours?

[00:29:52] TREY GERRALD: Um, Columbiana

[00:29:55] CHELSEY DONN: Columbiana, that's fancy. But also the Cherry Hill Mall was like A'. Really big deal. Everybody would come into town to go to the Cherry Hill Mall, but the Echelon was like the smaller one that 'I was allowed to go to as A' kid.

[00:30:08] TREY GERRALD: Have you ever been to the Short Hills Mall?

[00:30:10] CHELSEY DONN: 'I have duh.

[00:30:12] TREY GERRALD: 'I. That seems to be very fancy.

[00:30:14] CHELSEY DONN: That's A' Fancy mall too.

[00:30:16] TREY GERRALD: Yeah.

[00:30:16] CHELSEY DONN: Love a mall.


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