Sunday, December 19, 2021 INTRODUCING: The World According to Sound

The World According to Sound is created by Sam Harnett and Chris Hoff.  -- Every Thursday evening starting in January 2022, Chris and Sam are going to...

Friday, December 17, 2021 A Pot of Something with Julia Turshen

Julia Turshen is a New York Times bestselling cookbook author. Her latest cookbook, Simply Julia, a National Bestseller, is available wherever books a...

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Excising Passion from Work with Jeannie Yandel

Jeannie Yandel co-hosts Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace -- Let me know what you think of this advice! I live @bestadviceshow on IG. -- rela...

Monday, December 13, 2021 Getting Vaccinated with Dr. Mo Connolly

Mo is a pediatrician and researcher with the Health Disparities Research Collaborative in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Henry Ford ...

Friday, December 10, 2021 Ordering Pizza with David Gluckman

David Gluckman eats pizza and other foods outside Denver, Colorado. He stars in this old radio story I made about puberty and dancing. -- Call Zak w...

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Looking Outward with Erika Fur and Andy Nickelhoff

Erika Fur works in education supporting nurturing and de-pathologizing children with learning differences. Andy Nickelhoff is a labor lawyer in Detroi...

Monday, December 6, 2021 Avoiding Burnout with Dr. Sharon Grossman

Dr. Sharon Grossman is the founder of the Exhausted to Extraordinary™ Method, a 3-step method to unblock your mind, reshape your thinking, and return ...

Friday, December 3, 2021 Pre-Heating the Oven with April Baer

April Baer is the host of Stateside on Michigan Radio. Call Zak with your advice at 844-935-BEST! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Giving and Receiving Gifts with Erin Bicknese

Erin Bicknese is a professional home organizer. She was last on the show talking about International Tell Your Crush Day. Hear that episode here. Call...

Monday, November 29, 2021 Speaking of Race with Celeste Headlee

CELESTE HEADLEE is an award-winning journalist, professional speaker and the author of Speaking of Race, We Need To Talk and Do Nothing. -Celeste's T...

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Avoiding Empty Celebration Syndrome with Jenny Rosenstrach

Jenny Rosenstrach is a food writer and New York Times bestselling cookbook author of Dinner: A Love Story, The Weekday Vegetarians and How To Celebrat...

Monday, November 22, 2021 Night Walking with Bianca Giaever

Bianca Giaever is the creator and host of the podcast Constellation Prize, distributed by The Believer Magazine. She currently works as a producer on ...

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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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