Push your boundaries! Liz and Sarah reflect on how stepping wayyyy out of their comfort zones to try new things (camping, unmedicated childbirth, even starting Happier in Hollywood) has ultimately helped them grow. Then they call their agent, Matt Solo, to answer one of Hollywood’s most frequently asked questions — How do you get an agent? They also share an update on horrible bosses. Plus, this week’s Hollywood Hack — have a morning list.
Emmy nominated casting director Sherry Thomas-Lane (The Handmaid’s Tale, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead) joins Liz and Sarah to discuss Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment allegations that have rocked Hollywood. Also, an update on work birthdays (we’ve seen the light!) and a Hollywood Hack about tipping.
What’s your currency? Liz and Sarah discuss what motivates them— and why it’s important for everyone to know their own currency. They also share how telling each other “this will be over by dinner,” gets them through challenging moments. This week’s Hollywood Hack: Say yes to the drink! And a celebrity sighting on the Paramount Lot.
Liz and Sarah have a guest co-host — Gretchen Rubin! Liz’s sister Gretchen takes a break from her The Four Tendencies book tour to weigh in on how to know if an idea is a good idea. She also offers Sarah advice on how to manage her Rebel daughter. They also debate gyms — fancy vs. schlubby — and share a Hollywood Hack that recently saved them a lot of money — American Express Travel.
Liz and Sarah embrace their inner grinch as they debate the merits of office birthdays. (Spoiler alert: They’re not fans.) After an update on the ongoing saga of Sarah’s hair color, they answer a listener question about the value of an MFA in Hollywood. Liz and Sarah also check in with their former assistant, Brook, who left them earlier this year to focus on writing. Then this week’s Hollywood Hack — look up the menu and parking before a lunch meeting.
What’s on Liz and Sarah’s mind? Crazy bosses! Liz and Sarah reminisce about their crazy ex-boss “Sam” and discuss the best ways to deal with difficult people in the workplace. Then they talk to Dr. Sara Gottfried about her book Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years. Dr. Gottfried tells us how to shampoo our brains and why saunas might help us live longer. Plus, today’s Hollywood Hack: smoothie delivery!