Elizabeth Gilbert began her career writing magazine pieces for the likes of GQ and The New York Times, and then went on to write several well-received books, including her smash hit, globe-trotting journey of self-discovery called "Eat, Pray, Love." Her latest non-fiction book is called "Big Magic." She tells us about conquering fear so creativity can thrive and then recommends unleashing your inner Bruce Willis.
The star of the legendary "Doctor Who" explains what a tardy Time Lord would do, and how to deal with those who would dare criticize his show.
Julie Klausner hosts the very funny pop culture podcast "How Was Your Week." And she's now the co-mastermind of the Hulu comedy series "Difficult People." Klausner tells us about her pop culture romance with Billy Eichner and the PBS vs. NPR rivalry she hopes to exacerbate... then tells our listeners to get a face tattoo.
The rock legend returns for our etiquette segment to tell our audience the one thing we all need to wear when travelling, when a serpentine fashion accessory is just too much, and what pairs best with sweet, sweet, stage blood.
The great, great grandkids of manners maven Emily Post return and get a new nickname from Brendan. Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning also turn on the tech-side of their minds to answer listener queries on handling bad service, gifting for twins, and exiting group texts.
"Juno" writer and "United States of Tara" creator Diablo Cody returns to the big screen with her new film, "Ricki and the Flash." It stars Meryl Streep as a burned out rock musician and it hits theaters this Friday, August 7th. The screenwriter riffs on a hair metal snafu with Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme's musical standards, and "curb sneakers."
The co-creator and star of Comedy Central's series "Another Period" (and one half of comedy music duo Garfunkel & Oates) delivers frank advice about camera-shy "Lolitas," unwelcome living room concerts, and Debbie Down(ton)ers.
We invite the "Karate Kids of Etiquette" to join us once again to offer advice. This week, they take on break ups, annoying offspring, and try to calm Brendan and Rico's revolution against managers asleep on the job.
Channeling their new self-help book, comedians Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim ("Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!") teach our listeners how to be better people, and of course, how to "remove their tubes."
Joe Manganiello won legions of fans playing Alcide, a werewolf in the smash HBO series "True Blood." He also plays (ahem) Big Dick Richie, one of the tribe of male strippers whose lives were portrayed with a surprising sweetness and intelligence in the hit film "Magic Mike." Joe reprises the role in the new sequel, "Magic Mike XXL." He gives us an in-depth look at the world of male strippers, then advises our listeners on horrible nicknames, breakfast birthday bashes and open-shirt policies.