Thursday, April 14, 2022 The Sweatpants Gospel with Sandy Danto

Sandy Danto is a stand-up comedian and actor based in Hollywood, CA. He can be seen on episodes of MAD TV, National Lampoon shorts, and is a regular a...

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Know your Weakness with Rebecca Lavoie

Rebecca Lavoie oversees the team that makes New Hampshire Public Radio podcasts. She's also the host of her own hit podcast, Crime Writers On…, on whi...

Thursday, April 7, 2022 H.A.L.T. with Jocelyn Mackenzie

Jocelyn Mackenzie is a Brooklyn-based musician, maker, and medium. A singer, songwriter, songwriting coach, artist, stylist, intuitive, and psychic, s...

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Your Body is Speaking to You with Dr. Serena Sterling

Dr. Serena Sterling is a clinical psychologist and life-coach.---****EDITOR'S NOTE: Since this episode was published, I became aware that the author m...

Thursday, March 31, 2022 A Portal to Learning with Jessica Nordell

Jessica Nordell (@jessnordell) is a science and culture journalist. She is the author of the new book The End of Bias: A Beginning.---This Is How Ever...

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Loving Anything with Mike Mills

Mike Mills is a filmmaker and the writer/director of C'mon C'mon.---In this episode Mike references Patti Smith, Arthur Rimbaud, Charles Pierre Baudel...

Thursday, March 24, 2022 Self-Worth Beyond Production with Grace Bonney

Grace Bonney is the author of COLLECTIVE WISDOM: Lessons, Inspiration, and Advice from Women over 50---Calling for Robins with Phoebe McIndoe---Leave ...

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Dad on Pills with Chris Gethard

Chris Gethard is a comedian based out of the great state of New Jersey. He can be seen performing all over the world. He’s the host of the podcast Bea...

Thursday, March 17, 2022 Archiving Comfort with Aaron Kaczander

Aaron Kaczander is a TV writer and producer living in LA---Capturing the Mundane with Tad Davis---Leave Zak your advice by calling 844-935-BEST---IG: ...

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Redistribution of Power at Work with Juleyka Lantigua

Juleyka Lantigua is the Founder/CEO of LWC Studios---How Are You Feeling About Everything? with Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur---Leave Zak your advice ...

Thursday, March 10, 2022 I Can Say No with Imani Mixon

Imani Mixon is a storyteller from Detroit. ---Hear Imani on Object of Sound talking Detroit Techno---LISTEN TO BATTLE TACTICS FOR YOUR SEXIST WORKPLAC...

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 The Best Advice Show at On Air Fest

The Best Advice Show presented a session at On Air Fest in late February. In it, Zak shares some of his favorite advice from the realms of art and cre...

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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