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Join Barbara Dunkelman and friends every week as they sit down for a late night chat at their favorite diner to talk about life, love, sex, and everything in between

Always Open Barbara Dunkelman

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Always Open is a Rooster Teeth podcast primarily hosted and executive produced by Barbara Dunkelman along with the ladies of Rooster Teeth which piloted with four test episodes on September 1, 2016, and finally being greenlit by September 29.

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On September 1, 2016, a podcast titled "Always Open" premiered for Rooster Teeth First members. Always Open stars Barbara Dunkelman and other Rooster Teeth friends, colleagues and some special guests (mostly the other ladies of Rooster Teeth) as each and every week, they sit down for a late night talk-show format podcast chat at a diner to talk about life, love, sex, and "everything in between" (etc). The series features Barbara, who hosts each and every episode, along with the ladies (and a smattering of the gents) of Rooster Teeth. The first four episodes are considered "test episodes," and are only available to Rooster Teeth FIRST members.[1]

EpisodesEdit

Season 1Edit

Episode Featuring Descript Record Date Link
0.1 - Beyoncé Shits? Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Lindsay Jones, Mariel Salcedo Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss Catfish, lying to your friends, hiding farts, and more. It’s all class, all the time. September 1, 2016 0.1
0.2 - How We Went Down Barbara, Mica, Chris Demarais, Ashley Jenkins Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Chris Demarais and Ashley Jenkins as they discuss public freak-outs, BJs, and asking for someone's number. September 8, 2016 0.2
0.3 - LET'S GO, GIRLS Barbara, Jessica Vasami, Lindsay, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Jessica Vasami, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss if it’s okay to joke about a tragedy, memorable dates, and where we can find a video of Mariel dancing to Shania Twain (make it happen, internet). September 15, 2016 0.3
0.4 - Hot for Patrick Swayze Barbara, Patrick Matthews, Bethany Feinstein, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Patrick Matthews, Bethany Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo in the final pilot episode as they discuss Brangelina, hot cats, and orgasms. September 22, 2016 0.4
1 - Peeing Your Pants Barbara, Ashley, Lindsay, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they kick off the premiere of Always Open; a brand new show where we talk about everything and anything - nothing is off limits. This week, we discuss our worst living situation, peeing our pants, and what you should do if you are interested in a coworker. September 29, 2016 1
2 - I Don't Want to Fuck You Anymore Barbara, Mica, Blaine Gibson, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Blaine Gibson, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss Halloween, bad breakups, and bucket lists. October 4, 2016 2
3 - What's Up with the Clowns Barbara, Jessica, Jon Risinger, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Jessica Vasami, Jon Risinger, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss clown scares, spooky situations, and how to get rejected. October 11, 2016 3
4 - My First Crush Barbara, Jessy Hodges, Nick Rutherford, Chris Join Barbara Dunkelman, Chris Demarais, and special guests Nick Rutherford and Jessy Hodges as they discuss bad dreams, crushes, and going to college. October 13, 2016 4
5 - The Worst Halloween Ever Barbara, Mica, Ashley, Max Kruemcke Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Ashley Jenkins, and Max Kruemcke for an extra spooky Halloween Edition of Always Open! This week, we talk about our worst halloweens, costume contests, and BLOOD! October 18, 2016 5
6 - Getting Kinky Barbara, Ashley, Miles Luna Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Miles Luna, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss their kinks, open relationships, and weird body hair! October 25, 2016 6
7 - Is Young Love Stupid Barbara, Mica, Bethany, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Bethany Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss the election, being in love, and happy cries. November 8, 2016 7
8 - Am I Into Girls, Too? Barbara, Ashley, Josh Flanagan, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Josh Flanagan, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss about the most romantic things they’ve done, getting manscaped, and open relationships. November 8, 2016 8
9 - ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Barbara, Mica, Chelsea Harfoush, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Chelsea Harfoush, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss emojis, if scissoring works, and their biggest insecurities. November 15, 2016 9
10 - My Brother Tried to Get Me Evicted Barbara, Ashley, Aaron Marquis, Lynn Marquis Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Aaron Marquis, and Lynn Marquis as they discuss hitting puberty, terrible things you did to your siblings, and how to deal with a moocher. November 22, 2016 10
11 - "Your Breasts are Crying for Them" Barbara, Mariel, Lindsay, Griffon Ramsey Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mariel Salcedo, Lindsay Jones, and Griffon Ramsey as they discuss their worst hangovers, changing their own names, and how to overcome insecurities with taking the next step in a relationship. November 29, 2016 11
12 - Elyse Willems and the Shaq Attack Barbara, Bethany, Mariel, Elyse Willems Join Barbara Dunkelman, Bethany Feinstein, Mariel Salcedo and Elyse Willems as they discuss embarrassing sex moments, naughty dreams, and what it means to be confident. December 12, 2016 12

Season 2Edit

Episode Featuring Description Record Date Link
13 - Let Me Feel Your Nipples Barbara, Lindsay, Maggie Tominey, Mariel Salcedo Join Barbara Dunkelman, Lindsay Jones, Maggie Tominey, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss their first roommates, fetishes, and experimenting in the bedroom. January 10, 2017 13
14 - Has Chris Faked It In Bed? Barbara, Mica, Ashley, Chris Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Chris Demarais, and Mica Burton as they discuss misconceptions about life, faking it in bed, and asexuality. January 17, 2017 14
15 - We Need Therapy Barbara, Blaine, Kati Morton, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Blaine Gibson, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Kati Morton as they answer your questions about mental illness, and discuss experiences coping with their own mental well-being.

(Additional Description) Kati Morton's Twitter, Kati Morton's Channel, Intuitive Eating Workbook, 7 Cups of Tea, Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-8255 U.S Only), Kati Morton's Website, Therapist Finder

January 24, 2017 15
16 - Valentine's Day Sucks Barbara, Patrick, Jessica, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Patrick Matthews, Jessica Vasami, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss their Best and Worst Valentine's Dates, the first impressions, and if size really matters. January 26, 2017 16
17 - RWBY is Always Open Barbara, Kara Eberle, Lindsay, Arryn Zech Join the cast of RWBY - Barbara Dunkelman, Lindsay Jones, Kara Eberle, and Arryn Zech for Always Open, as they discuss anime conventions, irrational fears, and being recognized as RWBY voice actressses.

Be sure to tune in to this week's Always Open post show, where the girls talk all about RWBY Volume 4's finale!

January 25, 2017 17
18 - Ghosting and Gynecologists Barbara, Mica, Samantha Ireland, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Samantha Ireland as they discuss their first time at the gynecologist, ghosting, and how to get over a breakup. February 15, 2017 18
19 - Who Is In My Mouth Barbara, Becca Frasier, Lindsay, Ashley Join Barbara Dunkelman, Lindsay Jones, Ashley Jenkins, and Becca Frasier as they discuss TV shows they have been hooked on, the worst thing about being a woman, and finding the right career. February 22, 2017 19
20 - Gus and His Secret Admirer Barbara, Gus Sorola, Bethany, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Gus Sorola, Bethany Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss secret admirers, being introverted or extroverted, and femininity in this week’s Always Open. February 28, 2017 20
21 - Ryan's Morning Haywood Barbara, Ryan Haywood, Lindsay, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ryan Haywood, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss going commando, super powers, and what makes a positive male role model on this week’s Always Open. March 7, 2017 21
22 - Jessica Nigri and her Steamed Panties  Barbara, Kerry Shawcross, Jessica Nigri, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Kerry Shawcross, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Jessica Nigri as they discuss the common misconceptions people have, sex injuries, and their parents views on pursuing a career in entertainment on this week's Always Open. March 21, 2017 22
23 - I'm a Hard Boy Barbara, Max Kruemcke, Tyler Coe, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Max Kruemcke, Tyler Coe, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss your confessions, craziest places they had sex, and long distance relationships on this week's Always Open. 23
24 - Girls Bathroom Experience Barbara, Miles Luna, Mica Burton, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Miles Luna, Mica Burton, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss being kicked out of a bar, how to tell someone you like them, and their experience with friends with benefits on this week’s Always Open. 24
25 - Do We Believe in Aliens? Barbara, Kirk Johnson, Ashley Jenkins, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Kirk Johnson as they discuss getting turned on by farting, what makes them nervous, thoughts on the ghosts and aliens, and foot fetishes on this week's Always Open. 25
26 - How to be Courageous Barbara, Jon Risinger, Lindsay Jones, Maggie Tominey Join Barbara Dunkelman, Jon Risinger, Lindsay Jones, and Maggie Tominey as they discuss the courage to do something scary, losing something extremely important, and how to ask a girl out on this week’s Always Open. 26
27 - Hot For Teacher Barbara, Nick Scarpino, Tim Gettys, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mariel Salcedo, and special guests Nick Scarpino and Tim Gettys as they discuss a viewer's confessional, what they would change about themselves, and a user submitted question about cheating on this week’s Always Open. 27
28 - Hannah Hart and the Shameless Plugs Barbara, Hannah Hart, Blaine Gibson, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Blaine Gibson, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Hannah Hart as they discuss dating site stigmas, their worst day at a job, and body image anxiety on this week’s Always Open. April 28
29 - Tyler's Tiny Secret Barbara, Tyler Coe, Lindsay, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Tyler Coe, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss superstitions, a Roast and Toast of Barbara, and a user-submitted question about picking up on signs of flirting. May 2, 2017 29
30 - Burnie Wasn't Invited Barbara, Burnie Burns, Bethany Feinstein, Mariel Salcedo Join Barbara Dunkelman, Burnie Burns, Bethany Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss a dreamer's confessional, what they'd do if they were invisible, and a user-submitted question about smoking!. May 9, 2017 30
31 - The Accidental Text Barbara, Mica, Ashley, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Ashley Jenkins, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss sending dirty texts, self-inflicted hair cuts, and a user-submitted question about losing attraction in a partner. May 16, 2017 31
32 - Barbara's Huge Tonsils Barbara, Jessica, Tyler, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Jessica Vasami, Tyler Coe, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss over-spending, Barbara's tonsils, and a fan-submitted question about long distance. May 23, 2017 32
33 - Two Kitties, One Cup Barbara, Patrick, Bethany, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Patrick Matthews, Bethany Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss Women Only movie screenings, predictions about the future, being someone else, and a question about a suspicious fiance! May 30, 2017 33
34 - Lipstick on My Two Lips Barbara, Mica, Arryn, Samantha Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, and special guests Arryn Zech and Samantha Ireland as they discuss food poisoning, sexy videos, and a fan-submitted question about cheating! June 6, 2017 34
35 - Expert Catfishing Barbara, Max, Griffon, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Max Kruemcke, Mariel Salcedo and special guest Griffon Ramsey as they discuss a confessional, their "types" and a fan submitted question about an absentee boyfriend and being vulnerable. June 13, 2017 35
36 - Adam Kovic's Colonoscopy Barbara, Adam Kovic, Blaine, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Blaine Gibson, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Adam Kovic as they discuss the worst fights they've ever been in, dating deal breakers, and a fan submitted question! June 20, 2017 36

Season 3Edit

Episode Featuring Description Record Date Link
37 - The Return of Drunk Lindsay Barbara, Miles, Lindsay, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Miles Luna, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss parenthood, a question about budding romance with a fickle friend, and go through a speed round of hilarious questions! August 22, 2017 37
38 - Jeremy Dates Us Barbara, Jeremy Dooley, Ashley, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Jeremy Dooley, Ashley Jenkins, and Mariel Salcedo as they take Jeremy on a date, what movie they'd want to live out, and a user-submitted question about threesomes! 38
39 - Mariel Locks Herself Out Barbara, Josh, Lindsay, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Josh Flanagan, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they do a round of Cupidity, discuss college and overnighters, and answer a question about erections! 39
40 - Barbara Finds Out She’s Big in Japan Barbara, Chris, Mica, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Chris Demarais, Mica Burton, and Mariel Salcedo as they help Mariel with a personal problem, discuss Mica's Japanese Adventures, and the talents they find attractive! 40
41 - When Becca's Bike Broke Her Barbara, Becca, Patrick, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Becca Frasier, Patrick Matthews, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss going to the movies, doctor visits, and a question about being interested in someone who is unavailable! 41
42 - Mia Khalifa's Hard Core Parkour Barbara, Tyler, Mia Khalifa, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Tyler Coe, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Mia Khalifa as they discuss Mia's Twitch streaming, their dating lives being affected by their careers, and more! 42
43 - Reina Scully Breaks Down Hentai Barbara, Miles, Mariel, Reina Scully Join Barbara Dunkelman, Miles Luna, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Reina Scully as they discuss Reina's Hentai preferences, their favorite Halloween costumes, and a question about high school sweethearts. 43
44 - RWBY Ladies Reunite Barbara, Lindsay, Arryn, Kara Join Barbara Dunkelman, Arryn Zech, Lindsay Jones, and Kara Eberle as they discuss the upcoming RWBY season, insecurities, and compatibility. September 29, 2017 44
45 - Barbara Becomes Britney Barbara, Max, Maggie, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Max Kruemcke, Maggie Tominey, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss their favorite Halloween memories, shattered dreams, and self-care! 45
46 - Blaine's Male Parts Mummy Barbara, Mica, Blaine, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman,Mica Burton, Blaine Gibson, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss a pillow pet confessional, shipping people, and a question from the Box of Issues! 46
47 - Witch’s Brew & a Gus Cat Too Barbara, Mariel, Bethany, Gus Join Barbara Dunkelman, Gus Sorola, Bethany Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss old Halloween pictures, an escape from Rome, and a question from the Box of Issues! 47
48 -The Gender Spectrum Barbara, Jon, Kdin Jenzen, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Jon Risinger, Kdin Jenzen, and Mariel Salcedo as they play a round of Cupidity, discuss Kdin's Coming Out, and answer a few questions from the Box of Issues! 48
49 - The Most Horrifying Faceswap Barbara, Jessica, Max, Ashley Join Barbara Dunkelman, Jessica Vasami, Max Kruemcke, and Ashley Jenkins as they play a game of Most Likely To, talk about their laziest habits, and answer some questions from the Box of Issues! 49
50 - When Cib Met Steven Barbara, Mariel, Steven Suptic, Cib Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mariel Salcedo, and special guests Steven Suptic and Cib for a round of cupidity, an inside look into Steven and Cib's friendship, and a question from the Box of Issues! 50
51 - Geoff Becomes Our Best Friend Barbara, Geoff Ramsey, Bethany, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Geoff Ramsey, Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo as they play a game of Most Likely To, Discuss what they take for granted, and answer a few questions from the Box of Issues! 51
52 - Pikachu Speaks English Barbara, Adam, Lindsay, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Adam Kovic, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss their bad social media habits, marriage, and answer a question from the Box of Issues! 52
53 - Gavin Pranks Barbara Barbara, Mariel, Tyler, Gavin Free Join Barbara Dunkelman, Gavin Free, Tyler Coe, and Mariel Salcedo as they play a game of Most Likely To, discuss forgiveness, and answer a question from the Box of Issues. 53
54 - Lawrence Questions Everything Barbara, Lawrence, Maggie, Mariel Join Barbara Dunkelman, Lawrence Sonntag, Maggie Tominey, and Mariel Salcedo as they do a round of cupidity, discuss a follow up submission, and answer a question from the Box of Issues! 54

Season 4Edit

Episode Featuring Description Record Date Link
55 - Things Get Furry with Jessica Nigri Barbara, Miles, Mariel, Jessica Join Barbara Dunkelman, Miles Luna, Mariel Salcedo, and special guest Jessica Nigri as they do a round of cupidity, discuss the new RT Doc starring Jessica, talk about their inspirations, and answer a question from the Box of Issues! 55

Still OpenEdit

Season 1Edit

Episode Description Link
1 We're Still Open for you, FIRST members! Join us for a special addition to episode 1, where Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Lindsay Jones, and Mariel Salcedo discuss their first job interview! 1
2 We’re still open for you, FIRST members! Join us for our second episode of Still Open, where Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Blaine Gibson, and Mariel Salcedo discuss the worst pain they’ve ever been in. 2
3 We’re still open for you, FIRST members! Join us for this episode of Still Open, where Barbara Dunkelman, Jessica Vasami, Jon Risinger, and Mariel Salcedo discuss the first concert they ever went to. 3
4 We’re still open for you, FIRST members! Join us for this episode of Still Open, where Barbara Dunkelman, Jessy Hodges, Nick Rutherford, and Chris Demarais discuss the worst advice they’ve ever been given. 4
5 We’re still open for you, FIRST members! Join us for this episode of Still Open, where Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Ashley Jenkins, and Max Kruemcke discuss Halloween pranks. 5
6 We’re still open for you, FIRST members! Join us for this episode of Still Open, where Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Miles Luna and Mariel Salcedo discuss their worst toilet stories. 6
7 We’re still open for you, FIRST members! Join us for this episode of Still Open, where Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Bethany Feinstein and Mariel Salcedo discuss their worst car experiences. 7
8 We’re still open for you, FIRST members! Join us for this episode of Still Open, where Barbara Dunkelman, Josh Flanagan, Ashley Jenkins, and Mariel Salcedo discuss getting back with an ex. 8
9 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Chelsea Harfoush, Mica Burton, and Mariel Salcedo for a discussion about the election results. Warning: personal opinions shared openly. 9
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11 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mariel Salcedo, Lindsay Jones, and Griffon Ramsey as they discuss being on their own away from home. 11
12 Join Piñata Barbara Dunkelman, Mariel Salcedo, Elyse Willems, and Bethany Feinstein as they discuss the worst gifts they’ve ever received. 12

Season 2Edit

Episode

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13 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Lindsay Jones, Maggie Tominey, and Mariel Salcedo as they try out the new segment, I wish I knew! 13
14 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Ashley Jenkins, Chris Demarais, and Mica Burton as they discuss the first time someone saw them naked. 14
15 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Blaine Gibson, and special guest star Kati Morton as they discuss their worst date! 15
16 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Patrick Matthews, Jessica Vasami, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss how they spend Valentine's Day when they're single! 16
17 Join the cast of RWBY as they discuss the Volume 4 finale! 17
18 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Mica Burton, Samantha Ireland, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss reality TV shows. 18
19 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Lindsay Jones, Ashley Jenkins, and Becca Frasier as they discuss their biggest pet peeves. 19
20 Join Barbara Dunkelman, Gus Sorola, Bethany Feinstein, and Mariel Salcedo as they discuss the worst jobs they had as a teen. 20
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