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Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Not Giving Advice with Julia Putnam

Julia Putnam is the Principal at the James and Grace Lee Boggs School.So much of this show originates with your hard-earned advice. To contribute plea...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Sharing Yourself with Aaron Handelsman

Aaron Handelsman is a leadership coach, based in Detroit. So much of this show originates with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please call me (...

Monday, June 22, 2020 Drinking with Judy Rosen

Judy Rosen is a psychotherapist living in New York City.So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please ...

Friday, June 19, 2020 Fruiting with Ben Falik

Ben Falik is a writer and non-profiteer living in Metro-Detroit.WARNING: Before consuming mango skin, know that "you might wish to skip the peel if yo...

Thursday, June 18, 2020 Being Close with Michael Franti

Michael Franti & Spearhead's new album is called, "Watching The World Go by With You."So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned...

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Excavating Interiors with Lauren Hood

Lauren Hood brings double consciousness to her work in Detroit. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribut...

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 advic...

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 ca...

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 you...

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 (Z...

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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