Liz and Sarah announce The Fix’s Premiere date! Tune in Monday, March 18th at 10pm! Then Liz and Sarah discuss their New Year’s resolutions for 2019. Liz vows to achieve her goal weight while Sarah wants to focus on progress not perfection. This week’s Hollywood Hack comes from Bob Fisher, co-writer of the hit comedies, Overboard and Wedding Crashers: they don’t remember late, they remember bad. Finally, in this week’s Celebrity Sighting, Liz and Sarah met Lea Thompson at a holiday party!
What’s Liz and Sarah’s team theme for 2019? EXPLODE! They reflect on the ways in which they expanded in 2018 and discuss how they’ll explode in 2019, including their goals of hosting a TV writing retreat, getting a Season 2 pickup for The Fix, and producing a fiction podcast. Then they answer a listener question about how to help launch a teenaged aspiring writer. This week’s Hollywood Hack comes from The Fix’s Director of Photography, Bob Humphreys: be nice to everyone because you never know who will be your boss one day. Finally, in this week’s Celebrity Sighting, Liz and Sarah switch it up a bit and share all the hip places to spot celebrities in LA, such as the Studio City Farmers Market, Il Segreto, and Craig’s.
Sparked by a gift from The Fix actor, Merrin Dungey, Liz has finally discovered her personal symbol: a lightning bolt! Liz and Sarah discuss what personal symbols are and how they inspire people to live up to their full potential. Then they answer a listener question about why Hollywood assistant salaries are so low. This week’s Hollywood Hack is fun and festive: have a work holiday party for your floor or building. Finally, in this week’s Celebrity Sighting, Liz was all a flutter when she and Sarah saw NUMEROUS Bravo celebrities including Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Teddy Mellencamp at the AC2 event.
What’s one secret to success? Put yourself out there! Liz and Sarah share how they recently put themselves out there — by speaking at a Women in Film Panel — and they’re glad they did! Then they answer a listener question about parenting an aspiring TV writer. Their advice? Back the “F” off… in the kindest way possible. In Hits and Bombs, Sarah shares her no-makeup bomb, and Liz gives a hit to The Fix’s music composer, Greg Tripi, who brought his Halo Handpan into the office. Finally, Happier in Hollywood producer Chuck Reed reveals this week’s password Hollywood Hack: One Safe!
The Holidays are right around the corner! Liz and Sarah discuss holiday business gifts. From tassel key chains, to Sugarfina, to empowering socks, they’ve got suggestions for any budget. (But the big question is… what are they going to get for Marcia Clark!?) Then they talk about turning a negative into a positive after experiencing terrible traffic that eventually led to an impromptu writing partner dinner date with great wine. This week’s Hollywood Hack comes from The Fix Executive Producer and director Michael Katleman: chew gum on set. Finally, Sarah reveals her celebrity sighting: Travis Barker!
What do you do when you’re facing verbal abuse in the workplace? Liz and Sarah answer this listener question and call their friend Nichelle Tramble who experienced this early in her career. Her advice? She walked on out and never looked back. The good news? Nichelle is now a hugely successful TV writer. Then Liz and Sarah talk about the sense of relief they’re feeling now that Season One of The Fix is over. In Hits and Bombs, they share a collective hit: the crew pulled off production after the fires in Malibu. The bomb of the week: forgetting to put “Season One” on the crew gift hoodies.