Thursday, July 16, 2020 Listening with Eleanor McDowell

Part 4 of our week-long series on listening advice.Eleanor McDowall (@Ellie_McDowall) is a Director at Falling Tree Productions, series producer of BB...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Listening with Sterling Toles

Part 3 of our week-long series on listening advice.Sound-artist, illustrator and music producer, Sterling Toles, spent the last 12-years (yes, 12 YEAR...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Listening with Autumn Brown

Part 2 of our week-long series on listening advice.---Autumn Brown is a mother, organizer, theologian, artist, facilitator and co-host of the podcast,...

Monday, July 13, 2020 Listening with Rikke Houd

Part 1 of our week-long series on listening advice. ---Rikke Houd is a Danish independent working in the field of crafted audio storytelling and docum...

Friday, July 10, 2020 Plating with Ma'ayan Plaut

Ma'ayan Plaut is Senior Manager, Audience Development and Engagement @ PRXSo much of this show originates with your hard-earned advice. To contribute ...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 Bulk Deleting with Ann Friedman

Ann Friedman is the co-author of the new book, Big Friendship. Pre-order @ - https://www.bigfriendship.com/So much of this show originates with your h...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Understanding Time Horizons with Justin Waring

Justin Waring is an investment strategist with UBS Global Wealth ManagementSo much of this show originates with your hard-earned advice. To contribute...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Seeking Discomfort with Claire Nelson

Claire Nelson is a co-founder of Urban Consulate. I want to hear from you. Tell me your advice by calling 844-945-BEST. Our GDPR privacy policy was up...

Monday, July 6, 2020 Truth-telling with Lainey

Lainey is seven years-old.To offer your own advice, call me at 844-935-BEST or visit BestAdvice.show Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, ...

Friday, July 3, 2020 Improving Tomatoes with Avery Robinson

Avery Robinson is a culinary historian, researcher, editor and educator.So much of this show originates with your hard-earned advice. To contribute pl...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 Rethinking Independence with Stephen Ward

Stephen Ward is a historian at the University of Michigan.So much of this show originates with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please call me (...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Snail Mailing with Julie Shapiro

Julie Shapiro is the Executive Producer at Radiotopia.The Great Postal Strike of 1970 - https://aflcio.org/about/history/labor-history-events/great-po...

About The Show

The Best Advice Show is your reminder that there are weird, delightful and effective ways to make life slightly and sometimes profoundly better.  In every (very short) episode of the show, a different contributor offers their take on making life more joyful, healthful and livable and it's likely gonna be something you can try today, if you want. 

Contributors include poet Hanif Abdurraqib, Yung Pueblo, Gretchen Rubin, 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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