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Thursday, May 21, 2020 Being Your Own Best Friend with Jo Feldman

Jo Feldman is a comedy writer in Los Angeles.So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please call me (Za...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Cleaning Up with Judy Jelly

Judy is an environmentalist from Detroit, MI. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please call me (Z...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Exorcising the Icky with adrienne maree brown

adrienne maree brown is the author of Emergent Strategy & Pleasure Activism and co-host of the podcast, How To Survive the End of the World. (Full dis...

Monday, May 18, 2020 Doing Dishes with Sam and Hannah

Sam Langberg is an emergency room doctor and Hannah Chalew, an artist, living in New Orleans. So much of this show is going to originate with your har...

Friday, May 15, 2020 Spoon Feeding with Zoe Komarin

Zoe Komarin is an amazing chef. She lives on IG @ZoeFoodParty. Happy Food Friday!So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advi...

Thursday, May 14, 2020 Memorializing the Day with Sara Brooke Curtis

Sara Brooke Curtis is a radio producer and artist living in Western Massachusetts.So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned adv...

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Restarting Your Day with Ken Haddad

Ken Haddad is the Digital Content Manager at WDIV and ClickonDetroit.comSo much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To co...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Making Black Gold with Leah Penniman

Leah Penniman is a farmer at Soul Fire Farm and the author of Farming While Black.You can get a pound of Red Wiggler worms @ Uncle Jim's.And here's mo...

Monday, May 11, 2020 Establishing Order with Shannon Cason

Shannon Cason is the host of Homemade Stories and In Good Co. Detroit.Here's the blog post I mentioned by by Kevin Kelly - https://kk.org/thetechnium/...

Friday, May 8, 2020 Sandwiching with Erin Allen

Welcome to another addition of Food Friday! Erin Allen is an audio and event producer from Detroit. So much of this show is going to originate with yo...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 Tweaking Terminology with Richard Strausz

Richard Strausz is a retired high-school math teacher and math coordinator. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!So much of this show is going to originat...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Releasing Psychic Stress with Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee is the Director of Allied Media Projects.So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned advice. To contribute please call ...

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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