BONUS EPISODE: You heard right! At Unqualified we treat you right baby, and this week we're dropping a bonus episode with Writer/Producer Susan McMartin (MOM) who pulls back the curtain and lets us in the Hollywood writers room. Anna, Sim, Susan and Cassie talk about their careers in LA, selling scripts, getting started and what it’s like being a woman in a male dominated industry.
Anna, Sim and Rachel Bloom (CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND) kick off part two of this weeks episode by playing a round of "How Would You Proceed?" They then take a call from Molly, who's confused on what to do when her best friend admits to having feelings, and Melissa, who wants to know how to confront a self-centered friend about being a more active listener. GUH, RELATABLE. The gang then caps off the show with some "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" talk.
This week Anna and Sim sit down with the raddest and the baddest Golden Globe winning actress, Rachel Bloom (CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND)! Anna, Rachel and Sim unpack their experiences clubbing now vs. the past, being teens in summer camp, being married and Rachel tells a story about a shocking social experiment conducted at her summer camp! Finally, Anna and Rachel blueprint their “Golden Girls” inspired retirement plan for 2056- you'll never guess what it is!
Part 2 picks up right where we left off with an incredibly weird "Deal breaker?." Then, Dax explains why actors are the worst people on the planet! Dax also meets film studio head Karen Sarducci to discuss a Kung Fu movie with a very controversial title. We move to calls and talk to Samantha, who wants to spice up her sex life with toys but she's worried her boyfriend will feel insecure. Finally, Dax and Anna perform the opening scene of PRETTY WOMAN 2!
Loveable goofball Dax Shepard joins Anna and Sim for another hilarious two-part Unqualified episode. Dax and Anna talk about a couples trip they took to Hawaii at the same time, Dax’s rise in Hollywood, and how men and women have different views on finding someone/being found naked. Dax even has the pleasure of meeting Kayla. The gang then breaks format and makes an early call to Megan, who is concerned about how her eight-month-old twins are affecting her marriage. More fun and another listener call tomorrow for Part 2! If you enjoyed the episode, we would really appreciate review on iTunes.
Anna, Sim and Whitney dish out live unqualified advice in this episode - with a little help from the audience! First, they call Jen, who’s caught in the middle of a scandalous workplace affair. Then, one lucky audience member, Devlin, joins the gang onstage to get advice on how make his new partner feel comfortable with physical intimacy. Sounds like serious stuff but don’t worry - with Whitney and Anna, you're guaranteed a shit ton of laughs!
Bummed you couldn't attend the first live Unqualified show with Whitney Cummings? Well now you can get in on the fun! Join Anna, Sim and Whitney at the Nerdmelt Showroom in LA for a candid convo about Whitney's sexual past (11:30), bridal parties (17:00), and of course, some deal breakers! Anna also calls up on stage a very popular surprise guest (25:50). Don’t miss part two tomorrow when we take a live call and give one lucky audience member some unqualified relationship advice!
Katie's back, proving that she's far from unqualified when it comes to giving advice! First, the gang talks to Samantha, who is struggling with a very delicate family situation. Next, they help Connie and her fiancé reach a compromise about 90's music at their wedding. Plus, Katie shares a super romantic story about her engagement ring.
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Katie Couric brings her warmth, wit, and wisdom to Unqualified this week. She and Anna delve into gender politics issues in journalism and Hollywood, and discuss Katie's work on a thought-provoking new documentary about gender identity. The conversation gets even more personal when Anna, Katie, and Sim discuss their experiences with internet trolls and cyber bullying. And you might be surprised about what Katie thinks are dating dealbreakers! The gang also plays a game called "Rapper or Politician?" and Katie teaches Anna a "valley girl" cheer (as well as correct Hebrew pronunciation).
Join us tomorrow for Part 2, when Katie dishes about engagement ring and we hit the phones for some listener calls!