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 ...

Friday, November 19, 2021 Slowing Down to Speed Up with Dan Charnas

Dan Charnas is the author of Work Clean: The life-changing power of mise-en-place to organize your life, work, and mind. -- To join The Best Advice Sh...

Monday, November 15, 2021 Turning on a Dime with ZUDI (Zoe and Udi)

Zoë Komarin cooks @ ZOEFOODPARTY. Udi Assaf leads @UDITECHPARTY - Call Zak with your advice at 844-935-BEST- EDITING YOUR FRIDGE WITH ZOE - SPOON FE...

Friday, November 12, 2021 Finding Your Michigan Star with Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur

Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur founded Of a Kind, host the A Thing or Two podcast and wrote Work Wife: Work Wife: The Power of Female Friendship to Dri...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Turning Into Worms with Arman Assadi

Arman Assadi is the founder and CEO of Steno, a stealth A.I. startup, host of the FLOW with Arman Assadi podcast, and co-founder and CEO of Project EV...

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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 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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