After tackling pop culture catastrophes on TV's "Chelsea Lately," she landed her own sitcom called, crazily, "Whitney" and co-created the long-running hit "Two Broke Girls." She is also a staple on the stand-up circuit and she has a new memoir-of-sorts called "I'm Fine... And Other Lies." Listen as she doles out advice to fantasy football spouses, seemingly good samaritans, and more.
The Posts Take Over Our Etiquette Segment!
This week, Brendan enlisted the help of etiquette ambassadors Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning. Listen as they sit in the driver's seat for the segment and help our a listener deal with a spouse who grips their fork like a cave man, and more.
Shania Twain’s Advice Hits Just the Right Note
Each week you send us your questions about how to behave, and here to answer them this week is Shania Twain. Hailed as the queen of country music, she is one of the biggest selling female country artists of all time. Her new album, titled "NOW," is her first in nearly 15 years. Listen as she talks about her return to music, before helping our listeners with concert etiquette and more.
Margaret Cho Tells People Who Ask Where She’s from, Where They Can Go
Each week, you send us your questions about how to behave and here to answer them this week is comedian and writer Margaret Cho. Before answering your questions, Brendan and Rico chatted with Margaret about her upcoming tour and what it's like to write comedy in the age of instant backlash. Here, she gives our listeners apt advice on how to handle some oblivious friends and acquaintances.
Matt Berninger Gets Honest About Encores and Etiquette
Each week you send us your questions about how to behave, and here to answer them this week is Matt Berninger, the frontman for the band The National. This week, they're releasing their seventh and latest album called "Sleep Well Beast." Hear Matt share insights on the album, what it's like to write songs with his wife, and how he got fashion tips from a few members of the Bad Seeds.
Kyle Mooney Solves A Few First-World Problems
Each week you send in your questions about how to behave, and here to answer them this time is Kyle Mooney. You know him as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live," the movie "Zoolander 2," and he's now starring in a film he created with an old writing partner, "Brigsby Bear." He tells our listeners what to do with sneaky party DJs, the best way to eat bacon, and more.
Alan Alda Gets Passive and Punchy with Etiquette
Alan Alda is beloved for starring as "Hawkeye" Pierce on one of the best TV shows of all time, "M*A*S*H." He was a regular on another great show, "The West Wing," and he hosted the PBS series "Scientific American Frontiers" for over a decade. He's also releasing a new book to help us all communicate better. Listen as he tries to solve our listeners' etiquette woes on thankless relatives and more.
Samin Nosrat Convinces Us to Go to Therapy
Celebrated chef and cooking teacher Samin Nosrat's first-ever fine dining meal was at the famed restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley. Almost immediately thereafter, Samin dropped everything to work there. That led her to develop a whole new way of cooking, which she teaches in her new book, "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat." She digs a little into the acid element, before helping our listeners let go in the kitchen and more.
Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning Ponder The Ethics of Stealing Champagne
The great-great-grand kids of etiquette queen Emily Post return! The brand-new edition of their etiquette manual, called "Emily Post's Etiquette, 19th Edition," just came out. They help our listeners, especially one who is sick of people yawning without covering their mouths.
Tituss Burgess Plays Matchmaker with Our Listeners
In the last decade, Tituss Burgess has taken Broadway by storm with roles in "The Little Mermaid" and "Guys And Dolls." Then, after landing a small gig on Tina Fey's beloved sitcom "30 Rock," the same producers created an insane character just for him on "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Listen as the hilarious actors helps our listeners come from a place of love.