Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Best of the Best Advice: Loving Anything with Mike Mills

Mike Mills is a filmmaker and the writer/director of C'mon C'mon.---In this episode Mike references Patti Smith, Arthur Rimbaud, Charles Pierre Baudel...

Thursday, June 23, 2022 Best of the Best: Say the Nice Thing! with Shira and Evangeline

Evangeline Garreau writes the Good Questions newsletter. Read it!Shira Heisler is a physician and complimenter.---To offer your own advice, call Zak @...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Best of the Best Advice: Creation with Shirley Woodson

Shirley Woodson is an artist and educator. She's the 2021 Kresge Eminent Artist. Her solo show, Why Do I Delight is up at the Detroit Artists Market t...

Thursday, June 16, 2022 Best of the Best Advice: Starting and Finishing with Erica Heilman

Erica Heilman (@rumblestripvt) is the host of the podcast, Rumble Strip.---To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 844-935-BEST See acast.com/privacy for...

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Best of the Best Advice: Peeling Grapes with Noa

Noa eats fruit from her home in Detroit, MI.---Morning Zesting with Drew Philp---Leave Zak your advice by calling 844-935-BEST---IG: @bestadviceshowho...

Thursday, June 9, 2022 Essential Advice from Recent Middle-School Graduates

Naja, Sebastian, Asia, Jessica, Lenzia and Zora are recent graduates of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School in Detroit.---Leave Zak your advice by ca...

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 How to achieve easy umami flavors with Dr. Michael Strausz

Michael Strausz is a dad, cook and professor living in Texas. He's the author of Help (Not) Wanted: Immigration Politics in Japan. You can hear his pa...

Thursday, June 2, 2022 Your Summer Vacation with Dr. Susie Wise

For years designer and Stanford d.school educator, Dr. Susie Wise, has coached overwhelmed school and community leaders across the country who didn't ...

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Real Estate & Heartbreak with Gina Pensiero

Gina Pensiero is a parent, musician and writer living in Brooklyn---All Split Up and Nowhere to Go By Bridget Read---Feeling Through with Amy Dallas--...

Thursday, May 26, 2022 Words are Windows with Stevon Lewis

Stevon Lewis is a licensed psychotherapist, speaker, author, and host of the podcast, How to Talk to High Achievers About Anything.---Leave Zak your a...

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Anne Kadet Wears the Same Thing Everyday

Anne Kadet is a journalist and writer of the newsletter, CAFÉ ANNE where you can read about The Naked Cowboy's Morning Routine. ---Leave Zak your advi...

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Someone You Used to Be with Anne Kadet

Anne Kadet is a journalist and writer of the newsletter, CAFÉ ANNE. ---Leave Zak your advice by calling 844-935-BEST---IG: @bestadviceshowhome: bestad...

About The Show

The Best Advice Show is your reminder that there are weird, delightful and effective ways to survive and thrive in this world. In every (very short) episode of the show, a different contributor offers their own personal take on what they do to make their life better, healthier, saner and more livable and it’s likely gonna be something you can try today, if you want!

Contributors include poet Hanif Abdurraqib, Yung Pueblo, Tune-Yards, Ann Friedman, adrienne maree brown, Mark Bittman, Zak's wife, child, best friends and YOU (call Zak with your advice at 844-935-BEST).

Zak Rosen is the host and creator of TBAS. He also co-hosts Slate's parenting show, Mom and Dad Are Fighting and he co-created and produces Pregnant Pause, How To Survive the End of the World and Freedom Dreams. He facilitates workshops and consults with museums, high schools, universities, and community organizations on various story-based projects. He's also a counselor at Radio Campfire, a live listening event series and a coach at the Detroit Writing Room.


on 2/3/2022

Love all the short easy to listen to pieces of advice. Especially enjoy food Friday but I do like the diversity of all of the advice!
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on 1/23/2022

Love all the advice!
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on 1/8/2022

Zak’s approach to sharing the advice is so fun and relatable. I love that he moves through each topic quickly. He makes the point, plays the audio and keeps it simple. I love it and have enjoyed every episode.
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