As Liz and Sarah prepare a story pitch for their new ABC show The Fix, they discuss why it’s vital to lead with enthusiasm! Then they interview Steve Tylor O’Connor and Dreux Moreland, the creator and admin of Awesome Assistants, a Facebook group where Hollywood assistants come for advice, to vent, and to network. This week’s Hollywood Hack: put “a” before lunch or dinner to give the impression that you’re working through mealtimes. Finally, a topical Celebrity Sighting: Roseanne star Sarah Gilbert.
Give people an out! Liz and Sarah talk about why it’s important to let people save face — at work and at home. Then they discuss the importance of living in an atmosphere of growth. One idea? Take a class! (Sarah’s learning all about neoglucogenesis in her online nutrition class) Finally, as The Fix revs up, Liz and Sarah discover a Hollywood Hack to keep them active: Office yoga!
Liz and Sarah talk about why it’s important to be open to changing your mind at work. And Sarah shares how she changed her mind at home. Instead of getting a Flemish Giant rabbit, she got her daughter, Violet, two guinea pigs. Then they answer a listener question about crying at the office, and disclose the times they’ve burst into tears in the writers’ room. In Hits and Bombs, Liz reveals her hit this week! She bought two “sexy-adjacent” swimsuits, and Sarah has a bullet-journal bomb. Finally, this week’s Hollywood Hack is not only “green,” but charitable: the Give Back Box!
All over Los Angeles, first-time Staff Writers are starting their new jobs in the writers’ room. Liz and Sarah talk to a first-time Staff Writer on their new show The Fix: Brook Turner, their former assistant! They encourage Brook— and everyone who’s landed a big break— to hit the ground running and not be afraid to make mistakes. Then they debate Sarah’s decision to get a Flemish Giant rabbit, which Liz thinks is a disaster in the making. Finally, this week’s Hollywood Hack is a screenwriting MUST: Final Draft!
Can Liz and Sarah up their wardrobe game? As they prepare to run their new ABC show, The Fix, they’re determined to break out of their sweats and jeans rut and Dress Like A Boss. They also check in with their former assistant, Brook Turner, for some exciting news: Brook will be the writers’ assistant on The Fix! Then, sparked by a listener question, Liz and Sarah talk about mom guilt and how to release yourself from it. Finally, this week’s Hollywood Hack is… use a personal shopper!
Liz and Sarah discuss their Boss Goals and how they plan to run The Fix. Their philosophy? Be respectful of other people’s time, be decisive, and no “metaphoric” closed doors. Then they talk to film producer turned Montana cowgirl, Jeanne Allgood Gaisford about the 40 Bags in 40 Days Decluttering Challenge. Letting go of those fancy heels you’ll never wear again can be tough. Finally, this week’s Hollywood Hack comes from Liz and Sarah’s assistant, Mary: all people are weird!