Meet Happier in Hollywood’s new producer, Chuck Reed! After a long and successful career in the music industry (where he worked with artists like Sting, Bono, Eminem and Dr. Dre— Liz and Sarah are only slightly intimidated), Chuck has spot-on advice for people who want to work in the music biz…or any other competitive industry. Then Sarah explains what a heavy metal detox is, why she did one, and how it’s changed her health for the better. This week’s Hollywood Hack: eyebrows, a.k.a. the curtain of the window of the soul. Finally, Liz and Sarah share a Hamilton celebrity sighting: Brandon Victor Dixon!
Liz and Sarah’s pilot The Fix has been picked up by ABC! After a trip to New York for Upfronts, Liz and Sarah discuss why it’s so important to enjoy the moment. Then they talk to Happier in Hollywood’s resident transformational psychic medium, Marla Frees, about her intuitive powers — and how she predicted that The Fix would go to series! This week’s Hollywood Hack: stay ten more minutes! Finally, Liz and Sarah share the many celebrity sightings they had in New York including Roseanne Barr, Alec Baldwin, Julie Chen and Ryan Seacrest.
After an update on the “guys” debate, Liz and Sarah talk to authors and co-hosts of the podcast #AmWriting, KJ Dell’antonia and Jessica Lahey, about the writer’s life. It doesn’t matter if you’re in Hollywood or in the country as long as you get your butt in the chair and your head in the game. This week’s Hollywood Hack will help you land any job: state the obvious! Finally, after the unexpected death of her father this week, Sarah shares a heartwarming memory.
As Liz and Sarah finish their ABC pilot THE FIX, they take time out to discuss why it’s so important to trust your gut. Then they answer a listener question about the financial burden of being a starving artist. Their advice? Get a day job, but keep working toward your goals in the meantime. In Hits and Bombs, Sarah has a crabby bomb, and Liz has a life-altering mantra hit courtesy of Safe for Work podcast’s Liz Dolan: “Strong. Calm. Kind.” Finally, Sarah shares a dirty and delicious Hollywood Hack: Elevated Cedar Raised Beds.
Update: Happier in Hollywood has a resident psychic — and Liz has her to thank for a new positive attitude. Liz and Sarah discuss how to be in control of your own career. Nobody cares more about your success than you do. Then Liz and Sarah talk to co-owner of Inform Fitness Toluca Lake, Sheila Melody about the Power of Ten Workout and starting your own business after 40. (Make sure to check out Sheila’s podcast Sound, Mind, & Body) Finally, Liz and Sarah’s assistant Mary shares a theater-related Hollywood Hack that’s only $9.95 a month: Movie Pass!
Today is all about you! It’s a listener question extravaganza! What do Liz and Sarah wish they’d known when they were starting out in Hollywood? Do Liz and Sarah have any all-time favorite TV shows? Are they aware of how much they use the word “guys?” And we have multiple Hollywood Hacks all from you: Hoopla, Dear Book Hoarder candles that smell like old books, and Vivian Lou insoles!