Somehow I Manage (The Office)

Somehow I Manage (The Office)

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A fortnightly podcast in which Tiff Arment and Stephen Hackett discuss their favorite workplace sitcom, The Office.


83: Dear Michael (S5E17)
May 11 • 34 min
Tiff and Stephen choose their birthday theme (nap, of course), and after they wake up, the two discuss “Lecture Circuit Part 2”. This episode of “The Office” originally aired on February 12, 2009….
82: IT IS YOUR BIRTHDAY. (S5E16)
Apr 30 • 33 min
Stephen assists Tiff as her hot roadie while the two go on tour to discuss “Lecture Circuit Part 1”. This episode of “The Office” aired on February 5, 2009….
81: Boom, Roasted! (S5E15)
Apr 15 • 29 min
After Stephen refuses to sign Tiff’s statement of regret, the two discuss “Stress Relief Part 2”. This episode of “The Office” aired on February 1, 2009….
80: Stayin’ Alive (S5E14)
Apr 1 • 37 min
After Stephen and Tiff watch a pirated movie on Stephen’s 15” MBP, the two discuss “Stress Relief Part 1”. This episode of “The Office” aired on February 1, 2009….
79: Hot or Not (S5E13)
Mar 19 • 24 min
Tiff and Stephen join team “Not” and the two defend their stance before discussing “Prince Family Paper”. This episode of “The Office” aired on January 22, 2009….
78: Rule 17 (S5E12)
Mar 3 • 37 min
Stephen confiscates all of Tiff’s weapons before the two discuss “The Duel”. This episode of “The Office” aired on January 15, 2009….
77: One Of Everything (S5E11)
Feb 19 • 40 min
Stephen tends bar as Tiff gets a little tipsy while the two discuss “Moroccan Christmas”. This episode of “The Office” aired on December 11, 2008….
76: Chairs vs. Copier (S5E10)
Feb 6 • 36 min
Stephen and Tiff choose opposite sides of the battle between new chairs vs. new copier as they discuss “The Surplus”. This episode of “The Office” aired on December 4, 2008….
75: NO GOD PLEASE NO NO NOOOOOO! (S5E9)
Jan 23 • 39 min
Stephen shames Tiff into cleaning out the office microwave, and after she’s finished, the two enjoy a caprese salad and discuss “Frame Toby”. This episode of “The Office” aired on November 20th, 2008….
74: Concierge Marie (S5E8)
Jan 9 • 37 min
Tiff hires a new co-regional manager, and after the two get tipsy on Long Island iced teas and do some awkward one-handed push-ups, they get down to business to discuss “Business Trip”. This episode of “The Office” aired on November 13th, 2008….
73: BUTTLICKER! (S5E7)
Dec 27, 2019 • 46 min
Stephen Hackett chats with Tiff while they wear the world’s smallest Bluetooth headsets, and the two discuss “Customer Survey.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 6th, 2008….
72: Life is a Highway (S5E6)
Dec 12, 2019 • 39 min
Kathy Campbell sets up shop at Mikah’s old desk, and after Tiff quizzes her about Cornell, the two discuss “Employee Transfer”. This episode of “The Office” aired on October 30th, 2008….
71: Thousand-Dollar Hug (S5E5)
Nov 24, 2019 • 43 min
Tiff interviews Marco Arment for the management position, cough nepotism cough. The two bid furiously on banjo lessons after discussing “Crime Aid”. This episode of “The Office” aired on October 23, 2008….
70: Astird (S5E4)
Nov 9, 2019 • 37 min
Tiff is joined this week by management applicant Tony Sindelar. After Tony gives birth to a buttery watermelon while Tiff serenades him with inappropriate songs, the two discuss “Baby Shower”. This episode of “The Office” aired on October 16, 2008….
69: Let’s Get Ethical, Ethical (S5E3)
Oct 17, 2019 • 28 min
Tiff is joined this week by the ethical Merlin Mann. The two read from the binder while enjoying some free steaks as they discuss “Business Ethics”. This episode of “The Office” aired on October 9, 2008….
68: Body Image Celebration Day (S5E2)
Oct 10, 2019 • 32 min
Tiff and Jamie Snell are back on the scale for another week of weigh-ins and to discuss “Weight Loss: Part 2”. This episode of “The Office” aired on September 25, 2008….
67: Don’t Break My Scale (S5E1)
Oct 3, 2019 • 31 min
Tiff has Jamie Snell filling in at reception. She is a beam of light in this dark, dark podcast. The two of them jump on the scale as they weigh in on “Weight Loss: Part 1”. This episode of “The Office” aired on September 25, 2008….
66: Foot Money (S4E14)
Sep 26, 2019 • 50 min
Tiff sits down with Mikah for his exit interview, but instead of gifting him a rock, the two discuss, “Goodbye Toby.” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 15, 2008….
65: One Sheet of Paper (S4E13)
Sep 11, 2019 • 35 min
After Mikah spilled coffee on their single sheet of white paper, he and Tiff head back to the office to grab another sheet and talk about “Job Fair.” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 8, 2008….
64: Clash of the Titans (S4E12)
Aug 22, 2019 • 28 min
After Mikah gets a little sassy with Tiff, the two resolve their differences and sit down to discuss, “Did I Stutter?” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 1, 2008….
63: One-Stop Customer Experience (S4E11)
Aug 8, 2019 • 40 min
After Mikah forgot to let security know they’d be staying late, Tiff and he decided to hop the fence so the two could meet up to discuss “Night Out.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 24, 2008….
62: The Five Families (S4E10)
Jun 20, 2019 • 32 min
After Tiff and Mikah negotiate their way into some new, comfortable chairs, the two discuss “Chair Model.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 17, 2008….
61: That One Night (S4E9)
Jun 13, 2019 • 52 min
After Tiff and Mikah perfect their “That One Night” duet, the two sit down to discuss “Dinner Party.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 10, 2008….
60: XOXO Michael (S4E8)
May 30, 2019 • 35 min
After preparing their answers for the lawyers, Tiff and Mikah carefully discuss “The Deposition.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 15, 2007….
59: The Overkill Killer (S4E7)
May 23, 2019 • 29 min
After crafting a sturdy pants tent, Tiff and Mikah discuss “Survivor Man.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 8, 2007….
58: Big Butt, Bigger Heart (S4E6)
May 16, 2019 • 33 min
After Tiff and Mikah infiltrate Utica, the two discuss “Branch Wars.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 1, 2007….
57: Second Second Life (S4E5)
May 9, 2019 • 31 min
After narrowly escaping Second Life, Tiff and Mikah have a nice chat about “Local Ad.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 25, 2007….
56: The Beets Motel (S4E4)
May 2, 2019 • 49 min
Tiff and Mikah check out the new agrotourism industry before settling in to talk about “Money.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 18, 2007….
55: Lunch Party (S4E3)
Apr 25, 2019 • 52 min
After logging in to the online satellite party, Tiff and Mikah chat about “Launch Party.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 11, 2007….
54: Where are the TURTLES?!? (S4E2)
Apr 18, 2019 • 48 min
Tiff and Mikah hunt down their missing chocolate turtles before discussing “Dunder Mifflin Infinity.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 4, 2007….
53: Michael Scott’s Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run Race for the Cure (S4E1)
Apr 11, 2019 • 53 min
Tiff and Mikah limber up and talk about “Fun Run” before participating in Michael Scott’s Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run Race for the Cure. This episode of “The Office” aired on September 27,…
52: Big Haircut (S3E23)
Mar 28, 2019 • 65 min
After interviewing for the corporate position, Tiff and Mikah discuss “The Job.” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 17, 2007….
51: Funtivities (S3E22)
Mar 21, 2019 • 43 min
Tiff and Mikah slap on some sunscreen and head to Lake Scranton because it’s time to talk about “Beach Games.” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 10, 2007….
50: Emergency Anti-Flashing Task Force (S3E21)
Mar 14, 2019 • 40 min
Tiff and Mikah take a trip to the mall and settle in at the food court to discuss “Women’s Appreciation.” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 3, 2007….
49: Escape Goat (S3E20)
Mar 7, 2019 • 38 min
After deciding which kind of bear is best, Tiff and Mikah sit down to chat about “Product Recall.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 26, 2007….
48: You Braveheart (S3E19)
Feb 28, 2019 • 32 min
Tiff and Mikah buy a bouncy castle and discuss “Safety Training.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 12, 2007….
47: MISSterious (S3E18)
Feb 21, 2019 • 43 min
Tiff and Mikah secure a much-deserved raise before the two sit down to talk about “The Negotiation.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 5, 2007….
46: Love Contract (S3E17)
Feb 14, 2019 • 38 min
Tiff and Mikah pick up some potato salad before heading off to discuss “Cocktails.” This episode of “The Office” aired on February 22, 2007….
45: Business is Always Personal (S3E16)
Feb 7, 2019 • 40 min
Tiff and Mikah practice their inspirational speeches before heading off to “Business School” for a presentation. This episode of “The Office” aired on February 15, 2007….
44: Employer of the Bride (S3E15)
Jan 31, 2019 • 40 min
Tiff tries Pavlovian conditioning on Mikah before the two discuss “Phyllis’ Wedding.” This episode of “The Office” aired on February 8, 2007….
43: Man Meat (S3E14)
Jan 24, 2019 • 42 min
With the details of the office bridal shower all figured out, Tiff and Mikah discuss “Ben Franklin.” This episode of “The Office” aired on February 1, 2007….
42: Andy and the Tuna (S3E13)
Jan 17, 2019 • 41 min
Tiff and Mikah toss their red shirts and khakis and don their business attire because it’s time to talk about “The Return.” This episode of “The Office” aired on January 18, 2007….
41: The Amazing Race (S3E12)
Jan 10, 2019 • 39 min
Tiff and Mikah team up for a sales call and discuss “Traveling Salesmen.” This episode of “The Office” aired on January 11, 2007….
40: Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot (S3E11)
Jan 3, 2019 • 36 min
Tiff and Mikah are back from vacation and ready to discuss — you guessed it — “Back from Vacation.” This episode of “The Office” aired on January 4, 2007….
39: We’re Going to Sandals Jamaica (Holiday Break)
Dec 20, 2018 • 3 min
Somehow I Manage will return on January 3, 2019 when we’ll be talking about “Back from Vacation” (S3E11)….
38: Nog-A-Sake (S3E10)
Dec 13, 2018 • 50 min
Tiff and Mikah toast the holidays with a couple glasses of Nog-A-Sake before taking on “A Benihana Christmas.” This episode of “The Office” aired on December 14, 2006….
37: Prison Mike (S3E9)
Dec 6, 2018 • 30 min
Mikah teaches Tiff some Horse Latin and Pig Latin before the two discuss “The Convict.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 30, 2006….
36: Stamford R.I.P. (S3E8)
Nov 29, 2018 • 37 min
Tiff and Mikah welcome some new employees to the office before discussing “The Merger.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 16, 2006….
35: Something Weird Is Going On: What Did Jan Say? (S3E7)
Nov 22, 2018 • 34 min
Tiff and Mikah lament the purchase of their new, now obsolete business cards while discussing “Branch Closing.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 9, 2006….
34: Not a Costume Party (S3E6)
Nov 15, 2018 • 35 min
Tiff and Mikah celebrate the Festival of Lights and discuss “Diwali.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 2, 2006….
33: Pretzel Day (S3E5)
Nov 8, 2018 • 42 min
Tiff and Mikah enjoy their sugary, minty, caramely pretzels while discussing “Initiation.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 19, 2006….
32: Good Grief (S3E4)
Nov 1, 2018 • 36 min
Tiff and Mikah work through their grief over the loss of a beloved cricket and the two discuss “Grief Counseling.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 12, 2006….
31: Crentist (S3E3)
Oct 25, 2018 • 39 min
Tiff and Mikah host a fashion show (fashion show, fashion show) at lunch before discussing “The Coup.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 5, 2006….
30: SWAG (S3E2)
Oct 23, 2018 • 38 min
Tiff and Mikah peruse their swag bags before taking on “The Convention.” This episode of “The Office” aired on September 28, 2006….
29: Homo sapiens (S3E1)
Oct 11, 2018 • 46 min
Tiff and Mikah cringe their way through “Gay Witch Hunt.” This episode of “The Office” aired on September 21, 2006….
28: Two Queens (S2E22)
Oct 4, 2018 • 35 min
Mikah tries to convince Tiff he has telekinetic powers but when she’s unconvinced, the two decide to talk about “Casino Night.” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 11, 2006….
27: Redacted (S2E21)
Sep 30, 2018 • 29 min
Tiff and Mikah spend some time resolving their conflicts before they take on “Conflict Resolution.” This episode of “The Office” aired on May 4, 2006….
26: Nark (S2E20)
Sep 20, 2018 • 35 min
Tiff and Mikah practice their Stanley impressions and the two discuss “Drug Testing.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 27, 2006….
25: Worst Birthday (S2E19)
Sep 13, 2018 • 28 min
Tiff forgets Mikah’s birthday, but he comes up with a clever way to remind her. The two discuss “Michael’s Birthday.” This episode of “The Office” aired on March 30, 2006….
24: Fundle Bundle (S2E18)
Aug 31, 2018 • 34 min
Tiff gets to bring her child to work but Mikah gets stopped at the door when he tries to sneak in his dogs (thanks a lot, Angela). The two discuss “Take Your Daughter to Work Day.” This episode of “The Office” aired on March 16, 2006….
23: Good morning, Vietnam! (S2E17)
Aug 24, 2018 • 39 min
Tiff and Mikah practice their public speaking skills before taking on “Dwight’s Speech.” This episode of “The Office” aired on March 2, 2006….
22: New York, City of Love (S2E16)
Aug 17, 2018 • 35 min
Tiff and Mikah are excited to celebrate another holiday in the office. This week they’re discussing “Valentine’s Day.” This episode of “The Office” aired on February 9, 2006….
21: The Others (S2E15)
Aug 9, 2018 • 36 min
Tiff and Mikah share details of their men- and women-only office meetings before diving into a discussion about “Boys and Girls.” This episode of “The Office” aired on February 2, 2006….
20: 💩 (S2E14)
Aug 2, 2018 • 39 min
Tiff sends Mikah a package and the two discuss “The Carpet.” This episode of “The Office” aired on January 26, 2006….
19: Jim and Pam and Me (S2E13)
Jul 26, 2018 • 42 min
Tiff tries to warn Mikah (unsuccessfully) about the updog on his mic before the two discuss “The Secret.” This episode of “The Office” aired on January 19, 2005….
18: Bedside Bacon 🥓 (S2E12)
Jul 19, 2018 • 35 min
Tiff and Mikah start laying out the plans for their Office-themed bed and breakfast while discussing “The Injury.” This episode of “The Office” aired on January 12, 2005….
17: LEADER-SHIP (S2E11)
Jul 12, 2018 • 39 min
Tiff and Mikah have a booze-fueled, nautical discussion of “Booze Cruise.” This episode of “The Office” aired on January 5, 2006….
16: The Teapot (S2E10)
Jul 5, 2018 • 32 min
After Mikah ruins Christmas by buying the wrong kind of Christmas lights, he and Tiff sit down to discuss “Christmas Party.” This episode of “The Office” aired on December 6, 2005….
15: Detective Pam (S2E9)
Jun 28, 2018 • 27 min
Tiff and Mikah delete a bunch of embarrassing emails before discussing “E-Mail Surveillance.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 22, 2005….
14: Suggestion Box (S2E8)
Jun 21, 2018 • 32 min
Tiff rates Mikah’s performance and the two discuss “Performance Review.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 15, 2005….
13: Dwigt (S2E7)
Jun 14, 2018 • 38 min
Tiff and Mikah share an Awesome Blossom and some Chili’s Baby Back Ribs (barbecue sauce!) while discussing “The Client.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 8, 2005….
12: The Perfect Storm (S2E6)
Jun 7, 2018 • 39 min
Tiff and Mikah show off their martial arts skills while discussing “The Fight.” This episode of “The Office” aired on November 1, 2005….
11: Three-Hole-Punch Jim (S2E5)
May 31, 2018 • 31 min
Tiff and Mikah don their spooky costumes and discuss “Halloween.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 18, 2005….
10: Everybody Hurts … Sometimes (S2E4)
May 24, 2018 • 35 min
Tiff and Mikah name their Desert Island Movies and discuss “The Fire.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 11, 2005….
9: Flonkerton (S2E3)
May 17, 2018 • 34 min
Tiff and Mikah have been training for this day for months; it’s finally time for them to participate in the “Office Olympics.” This episode of “The Office” aired on October 4, 2005….
8: That’s What She Said (S2E2)
May 10, 2018 • 33 min
Tiff sends Mikah questionable email forwards and the two discuss “Sexual Harassment.” This episode of “The Office” aired on September 27, 2005….
7: Second Drink (S2E1)
May 3, 2018 • 33 min
Tiff and Mikah head to Chili’s to discuss “The Dundies.” This episode of “The Office” aired on September 20, 2005….
6: Pam 6.0 (S1E6)
Apr 26, 2018 • 32 min
Tiff and Mikah buy some cute purses and discuss “Hot Girl.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 26, 2005….
5: Secret Weapon (S1E5)
Apr 19, 2018 • 30 min
Tiff and Mikah hit the court to talk about “Basketball.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 19, 2005….
4: Absolutely, I do (S1E4)
Apr 12, 2018 • 28 min
Tiff and Mikah join forces to talk about “The Alliance.” This episode of “The Office” aired on April 12, 2005….
3: Temporary Workspace (S1E3)
Apr 5, 2018 • 28 min
Tiff and Mikah discuss “Health Care” and come up with their own fake diseases. This episode of “The Office” aired on April 5, 2005….
2: Mr. Brown (S1E2)
Mar 29, 2018 • 23 min
Tiff and Mikah cringe their way through “Diversity Day.” This episode of “The Office” aired on March 29, 2005….
1: Put it in Jell-O (S1E1)
Mar 24, 2018 • 36 min
Tiff and Mikah introduce their new show, Somehow I Manage, and talk about the pilot episode of “The Office,” which aired on March 24, 2005….