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Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Creating Daily with Camilla Lizundia

Camilla Lizundia is a poet and a recent graduate of the University of Michigan. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advi...

Monday, June 15, 2020 Avoiding Rodent Violence with Susan Reed

Susan Reed is a Managing Attorney with the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center. HEAR our episode on avoiding the stupid tax here: https://bestadvice.show...

Friday, June 12, 2020 Windmilling with Oren Brandvain

Oren Brandvain has many talents. He lives in Detroit. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please c...

Thursday, June 11, 2020 Unplugging with Tawana "Honeycomb" Petty

Tawana Petty is a mother, social justice organizer, youth advocate, poet and author.  So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Self-Talking with Steven Handel

Steven Handel is an author, blogger, and self-improvement coach. He writes at The Emotion Machine. So much of this show is going to originate with ...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Hastening Slowly with Merrill Garbus (from Tune-Yards)

Merrill Garbus' band is Tune-Yards. They rock. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please call me (...

Monday, June 8, 2020 Following Through with Malik Yakini

Malik Yakini is a Detroiter, musician, father, grandfather and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network. So much o...

Friday, June 5, 2020 Prebaking with Stevie Lane

Stevie Lane is a producer on the beyond incredible podcast, Heavyweight. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To ...

Thursday, June 4, 2020 Widening our POV with Hong Gwi-Seok

Hong Gwi-Seok is an Iyengar Yoga teacher, poet, writer, care-giver, disability justice activist, community organizer, mother and grandmother. So much...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Thanking with Margo Dalal

Margo Dalal lives in Detroit. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please call me (Zak) at 844-935-B...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Pausing with Aaron Mondry

Aaron Mondry is a Detroit-based journalist who writes about urbanism. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To cont...

Monday, June 1, 2020 Not Being Racist with Leah Penniman

Leah Penniman is a farmer with Soul Fire Farm and the author of Farming While Black. Anti-Racist Readings and Resources from Leah... -Ibram X. Kendi...

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 co-host Slate's parenting show, Mom and Dad Are Fighting and he made/makes 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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