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April 17, 2020
Welcome to The Best Advice Show
It’s easy to feel helpless as each new day breeds more uncertainty. The Best Advice Show exists…
#001
April 20, 2020
Going Easy on Yourself with Avery Trufelman
Welcome to the first episode of The Best Advice Show! Are you home for the first time in a long…
#002
April 21, 2020
Working Hard with Lainey
Working hard is worth it. 6 year-old Lainey will tell you why. If you have precocious kids like…
#003
April 22, 2020
Scheduling Joy with Nate Mullen
Nate Mullen is an artist and educator from Detroit, MI. So much of this show is going to…
#004
April 23, 2020
Surviving in Isolation with Rebecca Kenna
Today's episode is based on Rebecca's essay, What Prison Taught Me About Life on Lockdown from…
#005
April 24, 2020
Morning Zesting with Drew Philp
Drew Philp is the author of A \$500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding An Abandoned Home and an…
#006
April 27, 2020
Showing up Completely with Shira Heisler
Shira pulls no punches. That's why she captured my heart. You can hear Shira all over the…
#007
April 28, 2020
Looking Up with Amanda LeClaire
Amanda LeClaire is the host of CultureShift on WDET. So much of this show is going to originate…
#008
April 29, 2020
Detaching with Hanif Abdurraqib
As National Poetry Month draws to a close, I’m excited to share a vital message from the poet…
#009
April 30, 2020
Land-Lining with Sarah Larson
Today's advice is based on Sarah Larson's wonderful essay from the New Yorker, In Praise of…
#010
May 01, 2020
Pasta Watering with Jack Roskopp
Friday on TBAS will henceforth be known as Food Friday! Today, Jack Roskopp who cooks instagram…
#011
May 04, 2020
Abiding with Jay Allison
Jay Allison is an independent journalist and leader in public broadcasting. He produces The Moth…
#012
May 05, 2020
Fish Stick Tossing with Nancy
Nancy tweets @nlqualls You can read her work @ https://nlqualls.wordpress.com/ So much of this…
#013
May 06, 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…
#014
May 07, 2020
Tweaking Terminology with Richard Strausz
Richard Strausz is a retired high-school math teacher and math coordinator. Happy Teacher…
#015
May 08, 2020
Sandwiching with Erin Allen
Welcome to another addition of Food Friday! Erin Allen is an audio and event producer from…
#016
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…
#017
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…
#018
May 13, 2020
Restarting Your Day with Ken Haddad
Ken Haddad is the Digital Content Manager at WDIV and ClickonDetroit.com So much of this show…
#019
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…
#020
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…
#021
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…
#022
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…
#023
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…
#024
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…
#025
May 22, 2020
Reheating with Howard Rosen
Howard Rosen refreshes his leftovers from a suburb north of Detroit. So much of this show is…
#026
May 25, 2020
Remembering Elmore Leonard with Devin Scillian
Devin Scillian is a news anchor at WDIV Local-4, a songwriter and author. His latest book is…
#027
May 26, 2020
Greetings and Salutations with Geneva Shaunette
Geneva Shaunette lives in Telluride, Colarado. So much of this show is going to originate with…
#028
May 27, 2020
Stepping Away with Mia Lobel
Mia Lobel is the Executive Producer at Pushkin Industries . So much of this show is going to…
#029
May 28, 2020
Stupid Taxing with JB
JB is a hospitalitarian and brain-storm chaser living outside Detroit. So much of this show is…
#030
May 29, 2020
Not Leaving Home Without It with Na'Kyah
14 year-old Na'Kyah, from Detroit, Michigan, never leaves home without a certain something in…
#031
June 01, 2020
Not Being Racist with Leah Penniman
Leah Penniman is a farmer with Soul Fire Farm and the author of Farming While Black . Anti…
#032
June 02, 2020
Pausing with Aaron Mondry
Aaron Mondry is a Detroit-based journalist who writes about urbanism. So much of this show is…
#033
June 03, 2020
Thanking with Margo Dalal
Margo Dalal lives in Detroit. So much of this show is going to originate with your hard-earned…
#034
June 04, 2020
Widening our POV with Hong Gwi-Seok
Hong Gwi-Seok is an Iyengar Yoga teacher, poet, writer, care-giver, disability justice activist…
#035
June 05, 2020
Prebaking with Stevie Lane
Stevie Lane is a producer on the beyond incredible podcast, Heavyweight . So much of this show…
#036
June 08, 2020
Following Through with Malik Yakini
Malik Yakini is a Detroiter, musician, father, grandfather and the Executive Director of the…
#037
June 09, 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…
#038
June 10, 2020
Self-Talking with Steven Handel
Steven Handel  is an author, blogger, and self-improvement coach. He writes at The Emotion…
#039
June 11, 2020
Unplugging with Tawana "Honeycomb" Petty
Tawana Petty is a mother, social justice organizer, youth advocate, poet and author. So much of…
#040
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…
#041
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…
#042
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…
#043
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…
#044
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…
#045
June 19, 2020
Fruiting with Ben Falik
Ben Falik is a writer and non-profiteer living in Metro-Detroit. So much of this show is going…
#046
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…
#047
June 23, 2020
Sharing Yourself with Aaron Handelsman
Aaron Handelsman is a leadership coach, based in Detroit. So much of this show originates with…
#048
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…
#049
June 25, 2020
Meditating Daily with Jen Rusciano
Jen Rusciano mediates and innovates in Detroit. So much of this show originates with your hard…
#050
June 26, 2020
Perfecting Chocolate Chip Cookies with Michelle Ganley
Michelle Ganley is a managing editor at Graham Media. The Best Cookie Recipe How To Brown Your…
#051
June 29, 2020
Weathering the Weather with Dave Leins
Dave Leins runs the Detroit StoryMakers program at WDET. So much of this show originates with…
#052
June 30, 2020
Raising Monarchs with Cheryl Rudin
Cheryl Rudin raises butterflies in Sarasota, FL. So much of this show originates with your hard…
#053
July 01, 2020
Snail Mailing with Julie Shapiro
Julie Shapiro is the Executive Producer at Radiotopia. The Great Postal Strike of 1970 The…
#054
July 02, 2020
Rethinking Independence with Stephen Ward
Stephen Ward is a historian at the University of Michigan. So much of this show originates with…
#055
July 03, 2020
Improving Tomatoes with Avery Robinson
Avery Robinson is a culinary historian, researcher, editor and educator. So much of this show…
#056
July 06, 2020
Truth-telling with Lainey
Lainey is seven years-old. To offer your own advice, call me at 844-935-BEST .
#057
July 07, 2020
Seeking Discomfort with Claire Nelson
Claire Nelson is a co-founder of Urban Consulate. I want to hear from you. Tell me your advice…
#058
July 08, 2020
Understanding Time Horizons with Justin Waring
Justin Waring is an investment strategist with UBS Global Wealth Management. So much of this…
#059
July 09, 2020
Bulk Deleting with Ann Friedman
Ann Friedman is the co-author of the new book, Big Friendship. Pre-order @ - https://www…
#060
July 10, 2020
Plating with Ma'ayan Plaut
Ma'ayan Plaut is Senior Manager, Audience Development and Engagement @ PRX So much of this show…
#061
July 13, 2020
Listening with Rikke Houd
Rikke Houd is a Danish independent working in the field of crafted audio storytelling and…
#062
July 14, 2020
Listening with Autumn Brown
Autumn Brown is a mother, organizer, theologian, artist, facilitator and co-host of the podcast…
#063
July 15, 2020
Listening with Sterling Toles
Sound-artist, illustrator and music producer, Sterling Toles, spent the last 12-years (yes, 1…
#064
July 16, 2020
Listening with Eleanor McDowell
Eleanor McDowall is a Director at  Falling Tree Productions , series producer of BBC Radio 4's…
#065
July 17, 2020
Listening with Dallas Taylor
Dallas Taylor is the host and creator of Twenty Thousand Hertz, a lovingly crafted podcast…
#066
July 20, 2020
Expecting the Opposite with Sarah May B.
Sarah May B. is the host of the podcast, Help Me Be Me. So much of this show originates with…
#067
July 21, 2020
Storycatching with Dustin Block
Dustin Block is Audience Development Lead at Graham Digital. So much of this show originates…
#068
July 22, 2020
Keeping Your Mouth Shut with Mo Connolly
Mo Connolly lives, loves and works in Detroit. So much of this show originates with your hard…
#069
July 23, 2020
Zipping with Benny Goldman
Benny Goldman is a 34 year-old in LA who recently cracked the code on a years-long struggle. So…
#070
July 24, 2020
Critiquing with Shira
Shira Heisler is the co-host of Pregnant Pause with Zak and Shira. So much of this show…
#071
July 27, 2020
Dying with Kevin Kelly
This episode is based on an excerpt from Aaron Lammer's interview with Kevin Kelly on the…
#072
July 28, 2020
Asking for Help with Emma Fialka-Feldman
Emma Fialka-Feldman is an educator in Boston, Massachusetts. So much of this show originates…
#073
July 29, 2020
Offering Help with Mia Birdsong
Mia Birdsong is the author of How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community and…
#074
July 30, 2020
Breathing with Terry Rawls
Terry Rawls it the president of Strategic Transitions Group. So much of this show originates…
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July 31, 2020
Eating Leftovers with Katie
Katie is a recent college grad from Metro-Detroit. #FoodFriday So much of this show originates…
#076
August 03, 2020
Doing without Delay with Gretchen Rubin
Gretchen Rubin is the co-host of the Happier podcast and wrote New York Times bestsellers Outer…
#077
August 04, 2020
Truth-telling with Luis Alejandro Tapia
Luis is a trainer, educator and consultant. Learn more about his work @ LouKnows.com TRANSCRIPT…
#078
August 05, 2020
Humming with Jo Murphy
Jo Murphy hums, works and lives in Boston, Massachusetts. To offer your own advice, call Zak…
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August 06, 2020
Falling and Rising with Chase Barron
Chase Barron is documenting his journey towards improved health. Chase did 100 BURPEES for 3…
#080
August 07, 2020
Meal Planning with Michael Strausz
Michael Strausz is an associate professor of political science at Texas Christian University. To…
#081
August 10, 2020
Transcending Regret with Veronica Simmonds
Veronica Simmonds @VeeSimmonds is a radio producer and audio artist based in Toronto, Canada…
#082
August 11, 2020
Emailing with Charlie Harding
Charlie Harding @charlieharding co-hosts the podcast, Switched on Pop. To offer your own…
#083
August 12, 2020
Circling with Halima Afi Cassells
Halimi Afi Cassells is an artist, mother and gardener from Detroit. Learn more about the Free…
#084
August 13, 2020
Vibrating with Lil Rose-Wilen
Lil Rose-Wilen (@lilmx.abq) is a pleasure seeker living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. To offer…
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August 14, 2020
Salting with Shira
Shira Heisler seasons her food in Detroit, Michigan. To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 84…
#086
August 17, 2020
Liberating with Brenda Strausz
Brenda Strausz is a therapist from Detroit, Michigan. The Marianne Williamson poem from this…
#087
August 18, 2020
Bribing with Rachel Lee
Rachel Lee is a mother and family medicine doctor from Detroit. To offer your own advice, call…
#088
August 19, 2020
Talking to your Best Friend with Lauren
Lauren talks to herself like she talks to her bf in Eastern Washington. To offer your own advice…
#089
August 20, 2020
Capturing the Mundane with Tad Davis
Tad Davis is an audio producer. To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 844-935-BEST Pair today's…
#090
August 21, 2020
Decaffeinating with Allie Zeff
Allie Zeff drinks coffee from her home in Detroit. Hastening Slowly with Merrill Garbus To…
#091
August 24, 2020
Recalibrating with Lulu Miller
Lulu Miller is the author of the book, Why Fish Don't Exist, a co-creator of Invisibilia. To…
#092
August 25, 2020
Walking and Talking with The Maddins
Donna and Micky Maddin walk and talk in Metro-Detroit. Being Close with Michael Franti To…
#093
August 26, 2020
Remembering with Andrew Langberg
Andrew Langberg is a nature boy and farming, living on the south shore of Lake Superior. To…
#094
August 27, 2020
Improving Mondays with Patia Braithwaite
Patia Braithwaite is Senior Health Editor at SELF Magazine 8 Tiny Things I’ve Tried to Make…
#095
August 28, 2020
Fermenting with Blair Nosanwisch
Blair Nosanwisch is a rabbinical student and a pickler. Blair's Vegetable Fermentation Guide…
#096
August 31, 2020
Cheering Up with Leora
Leora is a medical student and dog lover, living in SF. I think an alternative name for The Best…
#097
September 01, 2020
Owning Mistakes with Emily Barr
Emily Barr is the CEO of Graham Media Group . To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 844-93…
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September 02, 2020
Practicing with Brenden Murphy
Brenden Murphy practices in Sterling Heights, MI. To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 844-93…
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September 03, 2020
Zooming Mindfully with Marcia Lee
Marcia Lee is the Director of Healing by Choice (@healingbychoice) and a coach and trainer for…
#100
September 04, 2020
Getting Lost with Howie Kahn
Howie Kahn is a writer and podcaster in NYC. His podcast is Take Away Only To offer your own…
#101
September 07, 2020
Reimagining Labor Day with Rich Feldman
Rich Feldman is a former auto worker and union official. He's a board member of the James and…
#102
September 08, 2020
Stretching with Noam Kimelman
Noam Kimelman stretches from his home in Detroit. I love hearing about morning routines. In fact…
#103
September 09, 2020
Washing with Jules Yun
Jules cleans her feet in Los Angeles, California. To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 844-93…
#104
September 10, 2020
Iterating Gradually with Christine Buckley
Christine Buckley is the author of Plant Magic: Herbalism in Real Life . More on Asclepius . To…
#105
September 11, 2020
Calling Ahead with Stevie Lane
Stevie Lane is a producer on the podcast, Heavyweight. To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 84…
#106
September 14, 2020
Finding Hope with Steven Garza
Steven Garza is one of the main subjects in the spectacular documentary, Boys State . He's…
#107
September 15, 2020
Seeking Endings with Lauren Ober
Lauren Ober is the host of the podcast, Spectacular Failures. To offer your own advice, call…
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September 16, 2020
Demystifying Creation with Jay Acunzo
Jay Acunzo (@jayacunzo) is the founder of Marketing Showrunners . Pair today's show with…
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September 17, 2020
Making Sanctuary with Jo Strausz Rosen
Jo Strausz Rosen creates in Metro-Detroit. To offer your own advice, call Zak @ 844-935-BEST…

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