Cover art for podcast Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry

Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry

233 EpisodesProduced by Peace By Peace ProductionsWebsite

Sorry Not Sorry tackles social, political and cultural issues from the perspective of unapologetic guests while highlighting activists doing amazing things throughout the country.

episodes iconAll Episodes

Organizer Michelle Eisen on Unionizing Starbucks

May 29th, 2023


One of the interesting side effects of the post-Covid economy has been a surge in the power and influence employees hold. Wages in service industry …

Built for the Fire: Victor Luckerson on the Epic Story of Tulsa's Greenwood District, America's Black Wall Street

May 22nd, 2023


Many of us know about the Tulsa Massacre. But fewer of us know about the long history of innovation and the struggle for equity that continues in …

Neil Gross on Police Chiefs Walking the Walk on Police Reform

May 15th, 2023


Over the past decade, bad policing has been a constant presence in the headlines, particularly in coverage of police violence against people of …

Amanda Zurawski and Molly Duane: Suing Texas Because Abortion Saves Lives

May 8th, 2023


Since the right-wing activist judges on the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, pregnant people across the country have been put in great jeopardy. Our guests today are fighting back. Amanda Zurawski nearly lost her …

Fred Guttenberg on guns and American Carnage

May 1st, 2023


46,000 deaths in America, every single year. We have more guns than people in the United States. And yet somehow, many states across the country are working to make it easier to get guns, easier to carry guns, and …

Alyssa Milano in the Guest Chair - The ERA, Guns, Abortion Rights, and Supporting Women

April 24th, 2023


Ben the Producer here! Every so often, we like to switch things up here, and we're doing it again this week. Alyssa Milano switches roles and joins …

Award-winning Journalist and Russia Expert Owen Matthews on Putin's Overreach

April 17th, 2023


As Putin's war in Ukraine continues to rage on more than a year after his initial invasion, the toll it is taking is astonishing. A private Russian …

CNN's Joan Biskupic on Nine Black Robes: Inside the Supreme Court's Drive to the Right and Its Historic Consequences.

April 10th, 2023


Donald Trump fulfilled one of the decades-long goals of the American far right when he transformed the Supreme Court into a far-right majority body …

Author Jane Roper on Her New Novel The Society of Shame

April 3rd, 2023


Our guest this week is Jane Roper. Jane is the author of two previous books: a memoir, Double Time, and a novel, Eden Lake. Her short fiction, essays, and humor have appeared in publications including McSweeney’s …

#WomensHistoryMonth: Julie Suk on the Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment

March 27th, 2023


As we wrap up Women's History Month, the Equal Rights Amendment is on the cusp of being adopted into the Constitution, if Congress gets its stuff together. It’s the product of more than a century of work of women and …

Mike Lux on the Overlooked Voices of Factory Towns

March 20th, 2023


The past decades have seen a steady erosion of Democratic support from what used to be core voters: blue collar workers in factory towns.  There are …

Oxfam's Nabil Ahmed on the Wealth Gap and Economic Justice

March 13th, 2023


If it seems like the richest people in the world are getting richer—at the expense of everyone else—it’s because they are. A recent report from Oxfam illustrates just how much richer the wealthiest people in the world …

Empowering Women in the Workplace with Laura Casselman

March 6th, 2023


International Women’s Day is March 8th. To talk about the state of women in the workplace in 2023, I’ve invited Laura Casselman on the show. Laura is a former Radio City Rockette who beat the boys club to become CEO of …

You Can't Always Say What You Want - Dennis Baron on the First Amendment

February 27th, 2023


We live in a time where our speech has unlimited potential reach given the communications advancements of the 21stcentury. Of course, that has led to a national and international debate on free speech. Our guest today, …

UNICEF in Egypt - Reflecting on Alyssa's trip with UNICEF's Dina Heikal

February 20th, 2023


This year, Alyssa is celebrating her twentieth year as a UNICEF ambassador. That work has taken her around the world, including a trip she made to Egypt in 2022. To talk about the state of affairs in Egypt, and the …

Electing a New Generation of Progressive Leaders with The Next 50

February 13th, 2023


Two things we know about our political leadership in America is that it is too old, and too white. Our guests this week are working to change that. …

Jared Yates Sexton on The Midnight Kingdom

February 6th, 2023


Jared Yates Sexton is a political analyst and author. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, Politico, The Daily Beast, and …

David Mura and the Stories Whiteness Tells Itself

January 30th, 2023


It shouldn’t be a secret that white supremacy was baked into the founding of this nation, but it’s still not a story we like to tell as part of our …

Cisco Aguilar, Nevada Secretary of State

January 23rd, 2023


Our guest this week is Cisco Aguilar. Cisco was elected as Nevada Secretary of State in 2022 and assumed office on January 2, 2023. As an attorney and small business owner, and with years of experience in the private …

#MLKDay Continues: Heather McGhee

January 19th, 2023


We continue our week-long observation of MLK Day with Heather McGhee. On this episode we welcomed Heather McGhee back to the show. Heather is a …

#MLKDay Continues: Rep. Barbara Lee on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation

January 18th, 2023


We're continuing our observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by highlighting episodes in our archive with just some of the people we've interviewed doing the hard work of Racial Justice. People like Congresswoman …

#MLKDay Continues with Mondale Robinson of the Black Male Voter Project

January 17th, 2023


We're continuing our week-long honoring of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by highlighting some of the episodes in our archives featuring people doing the hard work of racial justice, like Mondale Robinson. Mondale is the …

#MLKDay: The Black Agenda with Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman

January 16th, 2023


In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, we will be highlighting an episode from our archives each day this week with someone fighting for racial justice. To start, we're joined by Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman. …

Keith Boykin on Quitting

January 9th, 2023


We live in a culture which stresses self-sacrifice and perceived security and stability over the potential happiness and self-discovery which can …

TikTok Influencer/Activists

January 2nd, 2023


If you've followed Alyssa or her career since the 1980s, you know that the only reason she cares that she has a platform is that it allows her to …

2022 Year in Review

December 26th, 2022


Our annual end-of-year tradition: recapping some of the moments that defined 2022 for Sorry Not Sorry.  Did we miss some of yours?  Let us know by leaving us a voicemail!

--- Send in a voice message:

Screaming on the Inside: The Unsustainability of American Motherhood with Jessica Grose

December 19th, 2022


Our guest this week is Jessica Grose, an opinion writer at The New York Times who writes a popular newsletter on parenting. Jess was the founding …

The Queer Stories of Young Bloomsbury with Nino Strachey

December 12th, 2022


One of the issues that is so close to our heart is how art influences culture. We often say that nothing can change the world the way art can—it …

Saving SCOTUS with Indivisible's Meagan Hatcher-Mayes

December 5th, 2022


The Supreme Court recently began a new term, the first with Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. There are a number of important cases on the docket. We’ve invited Meagan Hatcher-Mayes, Director of Democracy at Indivisible, …

The Big Truth with Major Garrett and David Becker

November 28th, 2022


We’ve heard it before: the consequences of our elections have never been more important. We’ve just seen that in the midterms, and it’s already time to saddle up for the 2024 general. The Big Lie is an existential …

Thanksgiving Special: We Gather Together with Denise Kiernan

November 21st, 2022


It’s Thanksgiving week, and we have an episode for you that will change the way you see the holiday. Our guest today is Denise Kiernan. Denise is an …

David Corn on his New Book American Psychosis: A Historical Investigation of How the Republican Party Went Crazy

November 14th, 2022


David Corn is a veteran Washington journalist and political commentator. He is the Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine and an analyst …

Nazanin Nour on the New Iranian Revolution: The #MahsaAmini Protests Explained

November 7th, 2022


If you’ve listened to this podcast, or really anything Alyssa's done or said in her adult life, you know that fighting against the oppression of …

#Election2022: Previewing the Midterms

October 31st, 2022


The 2022 Midterms are on November 8th. In this episode, Alyssa and Ben Jackson discuss what to expect, how to get involved, and how to make sure your …

Shauna Siggelkow on Fighting Hate by Telling Immigrant Stories

October 24th, 2022


While the Trump regime has ended, the hate-fueled machinery of lies and disinformation around immigrants in America has not. To look at the sources and impacts of this machine, we’ve invited Shauna Siggelkow, Director …

Heather McGhee on the Power of Our Stories

October 17th, 2022


On this episode we’re welcoming Heather McGhee back to the show. Heather is a bestselling author, a speaker, and the Board Chair for Color of Change, …

Saving Our Democracy with Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold

October 10th, 2022


Secretaries of State are the chief election administrators around the country. As the midterm elections unfold, we’re seeing just how important that …

Digital Madness: How Social Media Is Driving Our Mental Health Crisis with Dr. Nicholas Kardaras

October 3rd, 2022


Our guest this week is Dr. Nicholas Kardaras. Nick is an Ivy League educated psychologist, one of the country’s foremost addiction and mental health …

Kate Kelly on Abortion and the Equal Rights Amendment

September 26th, 2022


When the Supreme Court took away the right to abortion it said loudly and clearly that in America, women are not entitled to equal protection under the law. But the Equal Rights Amendment has been ratified by the states …

Donna Jackson Nakazawa on Girls on the Brink: Helping Our Daughters Thrive in an Era of Increased Anxiety, Depression, and Social Media

September 19th, 2022


Donna Jackson Nakazawa is an award-winning journalist and internationally-recognized speaker whose work explores the intersection of neuroscience, …

Andy Borowitz on Profiles in Ignorance: How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber

September 12th, 2022


Our guest this week is Andy Borowitz. Andy is an award-winning comedian and New York Times bestselling author. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and …

Abortion, Dobbs, and the Twisted Ethics of an Extremist Supreme Court with Katie Watson

September 5th, 2022


The cruel, bizarre, and frankly evil supreme court decision taking away a woman’s right to choose is wreaking havoc in the medical community. To help us make sense of the legal lay of the land and the ethical status of …

Michael Pollan on how Psychedelics can Change Your Mind

August 29th, 2022


Our guest today is Michael Pollan. Since the 2018 publication of his New York Times bestseller How to Change Your Mind, Michael’s work on …

Anya Kamenetz on The Stolen Year

August 22nd, 2022


Our guest this week is Anya Kamenetz. Anya has covered education for many years including for NPR, where she co-created the podcast Life Kit: Parenting. She speaks, writes, and thinks about learning and the future. Her …

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar Fights for Texas and You

August 15th, 2022


Our guest this week is Congresswoman Veronica Escobar. Congresswoman Escobar represents the 16th Congressional District in Texas, a position she’s held since 2019. When elected, she became one of the first two Latinas …

Victor Ray on Critical Race Theory

August 8th, 2022


Critical Race Theory is widely maligned by those on the right, but poorly understood. Our guest for this episode, Dr. Victor Ray, can help us sort out the truth from the lies. Victor is nonresident senior fellow at the …

Oh Sh!t, Malcolm! Intelligence Expert Malcolm Nance on his New Book They Want to Kill Americans: The Militias, Terrorists, and Deranged Ideology of the Trump Insurgency,”

August 1st, 2022


This is an episode you can't afford to miss. Malcolm Nance is a globally renowned expert on terrorism, extremism, and insurgency, and a multiple New …

Bold Solutions

July 25th, 2022


Over the years, this podcast has focused on highlighting those people who are not only experts in identifying the significant problems facing the …

Screenwriter Abi Morgan on Caretaking and Her New Book "This Is Not a Pity Memoir"

July 18th, 2022


When you share your life with someone, you take on the idea of being a caretaker if something goes wrong, but only in the abstract. But when that idea becomes a reality, life changes in so many ways you may never …

Stimulus Wreck with author Gaby Dunn, Host of the Podcast "Bad With Money"

July 11th, 2022


Our guest this week is Gaby Dunn. Gaby is a New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and LGBTQ advocate living in Los Angeles. They are the host and creator of the podcast Bad with Money with Gaby Dunn. Their new …

Keri Blakiniger, Author of Corrections in Ink

July 4th, 2022


We have a mass incarceration problem in America, with entire industries created to lock people up, keep them locked up, and make it difficult or …

Reform SCOTUS with Congressman Hank Johnson

July 1st, 2022


The Supreme Court has gone rogue. It's radically reduced the right to privacy, the right to bodily autonomy, the right to hold rogue police …

Our Abortion Stories

June 27th, 2022


The extremist extreme court just stripped away the right to bodily autonomy and reproductive freedom from millions of Americans when it overturned Roe v. Wade. One in four women in the U.S. will have an abortion by the …

Senator Chris Murphy on the Bipartisan Historic Gun Violence Prevention Framework

June 20th, 2022


It’s been nearly thirty years since the Congress passed meaningful gun violence prevention legislation despite overwhelming support for these …

Bill McKibben on The Flag, The Cross, and The Station Wagon

June 13th, 2022


This week, we’re welcoming Bill McKibben back to the show. Bill is the author of more than a dozen books, including the best sellers Falter, Deep Economy, and The End of Nature, which was the first book to warn the …

Wil Wheaton - Still Just a Geek, But So Much More

June 6th, 2022


There aren’t a lot of people who have a life which resembles Alyssa Milano's. As an actor from childhood who is still working on the cusp of fifty, our guest Wil Wheaton is one of the few. He joins us today to discuss …

Tajja Isen on Lip Service

May 30th, 2022


Over the past several years, corporations and entire industries have quickly made statements and some policy changes in response to social and racial …

Dr. Kermit Jones, Candidate for Congress

May 23rd, 2022


We’re already into the midterm election season. California will host its primary elections on June 7th, and my guest this week is hoping to advance into the general. Kermit Jones is running for Congress in California’s …

Bestselling Author Angela Garbes On Her New Book Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change

May 16th, 2022


Mothering is work. It’s creative, it’s exhausting, it can be financially crushing, and it is immeasurably rewarding. But always, it is work. Our guest this week is Angela Garbes, bestselling author of Like a Mother. Her …

Dr. Thomas Fisher, Author of The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak in a Chicago ER

May 9th, 2022


It’s almost impossible to quantify the problems with the way we approach healthcare in this country. For something which should be a human right, …

The History of Abortion with Alyssa Milano

May 4th, 2022


The Supreme Court appears poised to rip bodily autonomy from millions of American women. The draft opinion written by Justice Alito relies heavily on historical rights. In this short film, Alyssa takes you through a …

Celeste Headlee on "You're Cute When You're Mad"

May 2nd, 2022


Our guest this week is Celeste Headlee. Celeste is award-winning journalist, professional speaker and best-selling author. In her 20-year career in public radio, Celeste has anchored programs including Tell Me More, …

From the Hood to the Holler with Charles Booker, Candidate for Senate in Kentucky

April 25th, 2022


The midterm elections are quickly approaching, and the stakes are so high. Our guest this week is Charles Booker, candidate for the United States …

How to Be A Woman Online with Nina Jankowicz

April 18th, 2022


The internet is a cesspool of horrible people saying and doing horrible things. So much of the worst behavior is directed at women, in an effort to …

The Color of Abolition with Linda Hirshman

April 11th, 2022


We know Frederick Douglass as a towering figure in America’s fight for the abolition of slavery in the United States. In the early days of his …

Surviving Sex Trafficking

April 4th, 2022


Sex trafficking affects millions of women around the globe, generating billions of dollars for the criminals who traffick women. For the few women …

ERA Fiftieth Anniversary

March 28th, 2022


It’s been more than a century since the Equal Rights Amendment was first drafted. And it’s been fifty years since the Equal Rights Amendment was passed by Congress and sent to the states. In 2020, Virginia became the …

The Shame Machine With Cathy O'Neil

March 21st, 2022


Shame is everywhere. From advertising to the dinner table, and on every last inch of social media. To examine the origin and effect of this reality, we’ve invited Cathy O’Neil to join us this week. Cathy is the author …

The Marshall Plan for Moms with Reshma Saujani

March 14th, 2022


The pandemic has been devastating for everyone in America, but especially for women. We’ve seen our economic power set back years—maybe decades—by the changes to the labor market since the start of COVID. To discuss, …

LIVE SPECIAL on Voting Rights and Ethics at the Supreme Court with Rep. Hank Johnson

March 8th, 2022


The Supreme Court is supposed to be above partisan politics, but that has not been the case in the past several years. Recent in-depth reporting by …

Live Ukraine Special with Andrea Chalupa

March 7th, 2022


The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been devastating for the people of that country. It's also had ripple effects throughout the global economic and …

How Civil Wars Start with Barbara F. Walter

February 28th, 2022


In January of 2020, we witnessed an attack on our capitol by American citizens. At the time, many of us said that we didn’t think it could happen …

The Black Agenda with Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman

February 21st, 2022


This week, we're joined by Anna Gifty Opoku-Ayeman. Anna is a is a researcher, writer, science communicator and activist. She is the co-founder of …

Ben Rawlence, Author of The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth

February 14th, 2022


We’re at a last-gasp inflection point for the climate. Humans have so polluted the world that our entire climate is changing. We talk a lot about the …

Mayor Bryan Osorio, Candidate for Congress

February 7th, 2022


This week, we're joined by Bryan Osorio. Bryan is a Berkeley graduate, the 26 year old mayor of Delano, California, and a candidate for the …

Luis Daniel Munoz, Candidate for Governor of Rhode Island

January 31st, 2022


Rhode Island is a small state, but one which is so reflective of so much of the country. It has a governor’s race this year, and Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz is running for the office. He's a medical doctor with a progressive …

Wajahat Ali On His New Book "Go Back to Where You Came From"

January 24th, 2022


The last five years highlighted the racism, xenophobia, and islamophobia which exists in American society—but it didn’t start then. In his new book …

Path to the 2022 Midterms: North Carolina Candidate Erica Smith

January 17th, 2022


If the Democrats want to increase their razor-thin majority in the Senate, allowing them the possibility of changing senate rules and passing voting …

Stephanie Kelton on the Economy and The Deficit Myth

January 10th, 2022


The past several years shocked both our national and global economies. As the government undertakes massive spending programs to counteract the damage, the national debt, the deficit, and inflation have become issues of …

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Covid and Mental Health

January 3rd, 2022


The United States is entering its third COVID winter, with no end to the pandemic in sight. There is a loud minority of vaccine-averse Americans, and …

2021 Year in Review

December 27th, 2021


This year started in an attempted coup and an attack on our capitol. It’s ending with criminal indictments for some of those who took part in the …

Michael Tubbs, Former Stockton Mayor, on his new book "The Deeper The Roots"

December 20th, 2021


Our guest this week is Michael Tubbs. Michael served as the mayor of Stockton, CA. He was the city’s first Black mayor and the youngest ever mayor of a major American city. He is the founder of Mayors for a Guaranteed …

Congressman Conor Lamb on Running for Senate in Pennsylvania

December 13th, 2021


If the Democrats want to retain control of the Senate in 2022, the path goes through Pennsylvania. With a retiring republican incumbent and a state …

Tony Messenger, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist and Author of Profit and Punishment: How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice

December 6th, 2021


The wealth gap in America creates any number of problems—but perhaps the most pressing is its expansion of poverty. When this poverty intersects with a broken criminal justice system, it becomes criminalized. The cycles …

Climate Scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe on #ClimateChange, #COP26 and Courageous Conversations

November 29th, 2021


It seems like we live in a world where every issue divides us on the extremes, and Climate Change is no exception. It’s killing people and economies, and yet it seems like all we can do is yell at each other about it. …

Stories of Gratitude

November 22nd, 2021


Thanksgiving is an American holiday with, at best, a complicated history. Rooted in colonization and stolen land, it is also a time when families …

Adam Schiff on his new book Midnight in Washington

November 15th, 2021


There is no doubt that our democracy remains threatened. Donald Trump and those who supported his election lies and other corruption continue to …

Congressional Hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment - #ERANow

November 8th, 2021


In October of 2021, Alyssa Milano joined other advocates and activists in the first hearing about the Equal Rights Amendment in Congress in decades. This episode is the unedited (safe to remove some dead air during a …

Tim Mak, Author of Misfire: Inside the Downfall of the NRA

November 1st, 2021


In the view of this podcast, the National Rifle Association is one of the most evil organizations in America. Through its financial influence, it’s …

Alyssa Milano on Being Unapologetic and Her New Book "Sorry Not Sorry"

October 25th, 2021


For a special episode of Sorry Not Sorry, Alyssa Milano leaves the host's microphone and takes the guest chair to discuss her new book "Sorry Not Sorry," which releases October 26th.  She discusses the process of …

Sarah Burgess, Showrunner of Impeachment: American Crime Story

October 18th, 2021


It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly a quarter century since the impeachment of Bill Clinton. This season of the American Crime Story franchise is focused on that impeachment and the events surrounding it. Our guest …

Kurt Eichenwald on Discredited Doctor Andrew Wakefield and the Origin of the Anti-Vax Movement

October 11th, 2021


Over the past nearly two years, we’ve seen the horrible and deadly harm the anti-vaccine movement has done to our nation and our world. While we know that vaccines are safe and effective, charlatans spreading lies, …

Believing Women with Deborah Tuerkheimer, Author of Credible: Why We Doubt Accusers and Protect Abusers

October 4th, 2021


Deborah Tuerkheimer served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office, where she specialized …

BONUS - Alyssa Milano Speech at LA Women's March for Reproductive Rights

October 3rd, 2021


On October 2nd, 2021, women and allies across the country marched in opposition to the attacks on women's reproductive freedom. Alyssa Milano spoke at the Los Angeles march. This is a recording of her speech.

--- …

John Pavlovitz on A Loving God and Progressive Christianity

September 27th, 2021


Our guest this week is John Pavlovitz. John is a pastor, writer, and activist from Wake Forest, North Carolina. He’s spent nearly three decades …

Adrian Grenier on Aligning Our Lives And Our Money with Our Values

September 20th, 2021


We talk a lot on this podcast about the importance of using whatever platforms we have to make the world a better place. Those of us with large platforms, especially, have a responsibility to use them. Our guest this …

Justin Baldoni on Being Man Enough and Undefining Masculinity

September 13th, 2021


There is a masculinity crisis in America. Men are taught to suppress emotions, creating a world where not only are women harmed, but men as well. …

Back to School with NYC High School Teacher Sari Beth Rosenberg

September 6th, 2021


Schools are getting back in session for the third academic year impacted by COVID-19. To discuss this, along with the weaponization of education and …

LIVE Special on the Global Covid Pandemic with Dr. Peter Hotez

August 30th, 2021


Around the world, the Covid pandemic is as deadly as ever. Vaccines are widely available in some countries, and completely out of reach to others. …

Building Back Better - The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration with Kelly Hyman

August 23rd, 2021


This year brought so many changes to America, most notably the arrival of the Joe Biden administration. We often look at the first 100 days of a new presidency as a measuring stick for how effective the president will …

Dr. Myron Rolle, Neurosurgeon and Former NFL Safety on Saving Lives at Home and in the Caribbean

August 16th, 2021


Our guest this week is Dr. Myron Rolle. Myron is a former NFL Safety, a Rhodes Scholar, and now a neurosurgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital. …

Run 51 and Electing Women with Erin Vilardi of Vote Run Lead

August 9th, 2021


Our guest this week is Erin Vilardi. Erin is the Founder and CEO of Vote Run Lead, an organization dedicated to training and empowering women to run for office. Vote Run Lead recently launched Run 51, an initiative to …

A Senate Of The People with Malcolm Kenyatta

August 2nd, 2021


Our guest this week is Malcolm Kenyatta. Malcolm is a member of the Pennsylvania State Assembly and a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the …

Fighting for the Soul of Democracy with Edward-Isaac Dovere of the Atlantic

July 26th, 2021


Donald Trump and his regime posed a serious threat to the very soul of our nation. Beginning with Hillary Clinton's loss and continuing through Joe …

#StopAAPIHate with Varun Nikore of the AAPI Victory Alliance

July 19th, 2021


As a direct result of the racist and hateful lies and rhetoric Donald Trump and his followers spread about COVID, violence and hate directed at Asian …

Supernatural's Misha Collins on Acting, Activism, and What's Next

July 12th, 2021


I first met my friend Misha Collins more than twenty years ago. Since then, we've become dear friends and have worked together on projects on and off …

Fixing Our Courts with Tamara Brummer of Demand Justice

July 5th, 2021


The Trump administration, with a complicit Senate, completely overhauled the United States judiciary-filling it unqualified and far-right extremist …

Senator Jeff Merkley on the For the People Act and Defending Democracy

June 28th, 2021


Recently, the United States Senate failed spectacularly in its duty to protect democracy when every member of the GOP joined a filibuster against the …

The Case for DC Statehood with Bo Shuff, Executive Director of DC Vote

June 21st, 2021


The nation’s capital has a population of nearly 700,000 people, and has no voting representation in Congress—because it’s not a state. But efforts to …

Mondale Robinson and the Importance of Black Male Voters

June 14th, 2021


Our guest this week is Mondale Robinson, my friend and a hero of electoral activism. Mondale is the founder and Principal of The Black Male Voter Project, an organization dedicated to overcoming systemic …

After the Fall: Ben Rhodes on Authoritarianism and What It Means to Be An American

June 7th, 2021


Ben Rhodes is a former Senior National Security Staffer and speechwriter for Barack Obama, co-host of Pod Save the World, and author of the new book "After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made." He joined …

Julie Suk and the Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment

May 31st, 2021


The Equal Rights Amendment is on the cusp of being adopted into the Constitution, if the Senate gets its stuff together. It’s the product of more than a century of work of women and allies, and I’ve invited my friend …

Raising Joyful, Change-Making Girls with Janice Johnson Dias

May 24th, 2021


I’m so excited for this week’s episode. Raising girls in a way that empowers them to break barriers and change the world is one of the most important things we can do as parents. This week, I’m joined by Dr. Janice …

Mutualism and the Next Economy With Sara Horowitz

May 17th, 2021


The economy has fundamentally changed, and workers have been left behind. To get into why and how, and what we can do about it, I’ve invited Sara Horowitz. Sara is the founder and executive director of the Freelancers …

Reforming the Financial System with Carter Dougherty

May 10th, 2021


Wall Street is one of the largest contributors to our political system, and that translates into political power which often benefits the rich over …

Let the Lord Sort Them: Capital Punishment in America with Maurice Chammah

May 3rd, 2021


Despite the push for federal executions in the last days of the Trump regime, there is huge momentum for the elimination of the Death Penalty in America. Maurice Chammah joins the podcast this week to discuss the state …

Fixing What We Broke with Former White Supremacist Christian Picciolini

April 26th, 2021


Our guest this week is Christian Picciolini. Christian is an activist, author and speaker who is a former white supremacist but is doing the hard …

Disinformation and Misogyny Online with Nina Jankowicz

April 19th, 2021


Disinformation is overwhelming our culture. From politics to medicine, investments to history, we’re drowning in it, and so we've invited our friend …

Racism in the Tax Code and the Whiteness of Wealth with Dorothy Brown

April 12th, 2021


April 15th is normally Tax Day in America, and while COVID has prompted the IRS to extend the deadline this year, we wanted to take a look at …

The Power of Nonviolence with Jamila Raqib

April 5th, 2021


Nonviolence and peace are not the same thing. Nonviolent action is action. It’s not passive. It requires courage and dedication and perseverance and …

Good to Vote with Ben Relles and Tess Finkle

March 29th, 2021


Our guests this week are Ben Relles, Head of Innovation for Youtube Originals, and Tess Finkle, Founder of Metro Public Relations. Together, they lead #GoodToVote, a non-partisan voter registration and engagement …

Ending the Filibuster to Save America with Adam Jentleson

March 22nd, 2021


Critical legislation on issues ranging from racial justice, the Equal Rights Amendment, gun violence prevention, economic justice, LGBTQIA rights, …

The Black Panther Party with David F. Walker

March 15th, 2021


Our guest this week is David F. Walker. David is an award-winning writer known primarily for his work in comics including Luke Cage and Bitter Root. He is the co-creator, with illustrator Marcus Kwame Anderson, of the …

The People's Vaccine With Gina Cummings and Dr. Vanessa Kerry

March 8th, 2021


It's been a year since the coronavirus was declared a global pandemic. As bad as COVID is in the United States, we have the resources to confront it head on. But what about people in poorer countries around the world? …

Congressman John Sarbanes on H.R. 1 - the "For the People Act"

March 1st, 2021


On February 23rd, 2021, Alyssa Milano hosted a special live episode of Sorry Not Sorry with Congressman John Sarbanes of Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District. He’s the lead sponsor of H.R. 1, the “for the people act.” …

Heather McGee on the Solidarity Dividend and The Sum of Us

February 22nd, 2021


Our guest this week is Heather McGhee. Heather is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Color of Change, America’s largest racial justice …

Scott Budnick Produces Criminal Justice Reform

February 15th, 2021


After producing The Hangover and its sequels, Scott Budnick took the incredibly rare step of leaving Hollywood to work full-time on sentencing reform …

Expel Marjorie Taylor Greene with Rep. Jimmy Gomez

February 8th, 2021


Marjorie Taylor Greene has been stripped of her committee assignments in Congress, but California Congressman Jimmy Gomez doesn't think that's enough. In this week's episode, he joins Alyssa Milano to discuss why he …

Restoring Felon Voting Rights with Desmond Meade

February 1st, 2021


Our guest this week is Desmond Meade.  When Desmond was sentenced on felony charges, he lost his right to vote. After completing his sentence, on the other side of addiction and the recipient of a law degree, Desmond …

Saving the Affordable Care Act with Laura Packard

January 25th, 2021


Our guest is Laura Packard. Laura is a Stage 4 cancer survivor, a national co-chair of Health Care Voter, and an advocate for effective and affordable health care for everyone. In 2017, just as the Congress was trying …

Marc Elias Saves Democracy, One Court Victory At A Time

January 18th, 2021


Our guest this week is Marc Elias. Marc is an election law attorney who has been at the forefront of protecting voting rights and stopping political …

A Light for the World to See: Kwame Alexander on Race, Justice, Poetry, and Hope

January 11th, 2021


In the week before this episode airs, the sickness and violence in our country again came into harsh focus. An insurrection, spurred by the …

SPECIAL - Full Audio of Trump's Shocking Phone Call Trying to Steal Election in Georgia

January 4th, 2021


On January 3rd, 2020, the Washington Post broke news of a truly shocking phone call between Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad …

Trump's Folly: D.W. Gibson on Building the Border Wall

January 4th, 2021


Our guest this week is D.W. Gibson. D.W. is an awarding-winning writer who shared a National Magazine Award for his work on “This is the Story of One Block in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn” for New York magazine. His work has also …

2020 Year in Review

December 28th, 2020


2020 was one hell of a year. On January 1st, none of us could have imagined that a pandemic would completely change the way we interacted with one …

Surviving Prostate Cancer and What it Means to Be a Man with Mark Shanahan, Host of Mr. 80%

December 21st, 2020


Mark Shanahan is a writer and reporter for the Boston Globe. He’s also a prostate cancer survivor who developed the podcast Mr. 80 percent for the globe detailing his experience with prostate cancer.  After his …

Why Good Sex Matters with Neuroscientist Dr. Nan Wise

December 14th, 2020


Sex is the elephant in the room that most people can’t stop thinking about but also which most of us have no good language to discuss. We hide it, or we flaunt it, and far too many learn from porn, which is so rarely a …

Everyone Gets a Say: Teaching Kids about Voting with Jill Twiss, Bestselling Author and Former Writer for "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

December 7th, 2020


Our guest this week is Jill Twiss. Jill is a former writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, where she won Emmy and Peabody awards and wrote “A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo.” She’s the author of the new …

Jim Sciutto on Donald Trump and the Madman Theory

November 30th, 2020


As the Trump presidency winds to its chaotic end, we examine Trump's approach to the world stage with our guest Jim Sciutto. Jim is an Emmy-award wining journalist, Senior National Security Correspondent for CNN, a …

We Gather Together - Creating an American Thanksgiving with Denise Kiernan

November 23rd, 2020


It’s Thanksgiving week, and we have an episode for you that will change the way you see the holiday. Our guest today is Denise Kiernan. Denise is an …

Fighting Infertility with Samantha Busch

November 16th, 2020


Our guest this week is Samantha Busch. Samantha is a lifestyle blogger, writer, business owner, and infertility activist. Her husband, Kyle Busch, is a two-time NASCAR cup champion. The  pair founded the Bundle of Joy …

LIVE Election Roundup with EJ Dionne, Jesse Wegman, Po Murray, Laura Packard, and Hassan Ahmad

November 9th, 2020


So the 2020 election is in the history books. On Thursday, November 5th – two days after the polls closed – we hosted the first ever live episode of …

Angela Glover Blackwell on Building Equity by Lifting Up What Works

November 2nd, 2020


Angela Glover Blackwell is an attorney and founder in residence of PolicyLink, a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic …

Prom at the Polls - Young Voters Taking Charge

October 26th, 2020


Santiago Mayer, Randi Garcia, Jerome Foster, Sophia Shapiro, and Matthew Weinstein are young voters and activists attending colleges across America. …

Bringing Democracy to the People: Amanda Litman and Kat Calvin

October 19th, 2020


This episode features two amazing women doing hugely important things for our democracy. Our first guest is Amanda Litman. Amanda is the co-founder and executive director of Run for Something, an organization supporting …

Cassandra Speaks and the Power of Women as Storytellers with Elizabeth Lesser

October 12th, 2020


Elizabeth Lesser is a bestselling author and the cofounder of Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Elizabeth’s first book, The Seeker’s Guide, chronicles her years …

Our America with Julian Castro, Obama's HUD Secretary and 2020 Presidential Candidate

October 5th, 2020


Julian Castro has been many things: Mayor of San Antonio, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Obama Administration, Author of An …

Children of Incarcerated Parents with Ebony Underwood

September 28th, 2020


Our guest this week is Ebony Underwood. Ebony is a Soros Justice Fellow and the daughter of William Underwood, who has served decades of a cruel and …

Nasty Women Barbara Boxer, Valerie Plame, and Kelli Stanley are Shattering Glass

September 21st, 2020


In the new book Shattering Glass: A Nasty Woman Anthology, Kelli Stanley of Nasty Woman Press brought together essays from so many remarkable women, …

Senator Chris Murphy On The Violence Inside Us

September 14th, 2020


Chris Murphy is the United States Senator From Connecticut. Before his election to the senate in 2012, he served the people of Connecticut’s fifth congressional district in the House of Representatives.  He’s the author …

Find the Helpers with Fred Guttenberg

September 10th, 2020


Fred Guttenberg is the first person we’ve asked back on the podcast for a second episode. His brother Michael was a doctor and a 9/11 responder who died in 2017 from 9/11 related cancer. Fred's family was still grieving …

Jesse Wegman and the Case for Abolishing the Electoral College

September 7th, 2020


In 40% of presidential elections this century, the electoral college selected a candidate who lost the popular vote. This institution results in …

Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Saving the Postal Service and Delivering For America

September 3rd, 2020


The United States Postal Service is under attack—from our own government. Donald Trump, terrified of a landslide loss, is manipulating the mail to …

Back To School in a Pandemic with Nicholas Ferroni

August 31st, 2020


Shockingly, in the middle of the worst pandemic in a century, children and teachers are being forced back into schools at the risk of their own …

President Obama's Ebola Czar Ron Klain

August 27th, 2020


Ron Klain served as Chief of Staff to both Vice President Gore and Vice President Biden before being appointed by President Obama as his Ebola Czar …

She Will Rise: Fighting Nonconsensual Pornography with Katie Hill

August 24th, 2020


Last year, Katie Hill left the House of Representatives after her abusive ex-husband released personal photos of her without her consent. In a swarm of misogyny and puritanical faux outrage of these photos, the …

Mindfulness and Breathe For Eight with Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan

August 17th, 2020


Representing Ohio’s 13th district since 2013, Tim Ryan has been a stalwart voice for blue-collar workers and manufacturing jobs. He ran for the …

Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation with Rep. Barbara Lee

August 13th, 2020


Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who has been representing California’s 13th district since 1999. She was the only person in Congress to vote against the expanded use of force authorization immediately after the 9/11 attacks …

Getting Things Done with Senator Doug Jones

August 10th, 2020


In 2018 Doug Jones won a special election to replace Jeff Sessions in the United States Senate. Since then, he’s been one of the few members who can reach across the aisle and find common ground on important issues …

How to Lose the Information War with Nina Jankowicz

August 3rd, 2020


In 2016, disinformation from foreign sources like Russia had a devastating effect on our domestic politics, and we’re still paying the price. They’re …

Femicide and the Forgotten Women of Juarez with Oz Woloshyn and Monica Ortiz Uribe

July 27th, 2020


For nearly thirty years, women in the Mexican border city of Juarez have been disappearing, many of them turning up dead in mass graves. We don’t know who the killers are. Very few people have been charged, and fewer …

Abolition, #DefundThePolice, and Richie Reseda's Success Stories

July 20th, 2020


Richie Reseda experienced the school to prison pipeline first-hand when he was sentenced to ten years in prison as a teenager. While incarcerated, …

Eliza Orlins' Amazing Race

July 13th, 2020


In the wake of the police murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and too many more people, criminal justice reform has surged to the forefront of …

Military Sexual Trauma and the Trump Purge List with A.G. of Mueller, She Wrote

July 6th, 2020


Our guest this week is A.G., co-host of the brilliant podcasts Mueller She Wrote and the Daily Beans. She’s also a Navy veteran who experienced …

Talking the Trumpocalypse with Anti-Trump Conservative David Frum

June 29th, 2020


Many of you may be surprised by our guest for this episode. David Frum is a proud conservative, having served in the George W. Bush administration as a speechwriter, where he is credited with coining the phrase “axis of …

Democracy in One Episode or Less with David Litt, Barack Obama's Funny Speechwriter

June 22nd, 2020


Today’s episode is a treat. We’ve invited David Litt, one of President Obama’s speechwriters, on to the show. He’s very funny, and we’d be lying if we said it wasn’t a bittersweet interview remembering when we had a …

SPECIAL: Juneteenth and the Dangers of Authoritarianism with Ben Jealous

June 18th, 2020


This special Juneteenth Eve episode features Ben Jealous. Ben is the newly elected president of People for the American Way, the former Democratic nominee for governor of Maryland, and the youngest person ever elected …

Making Their Way Home: Historian Blair Imani talks Juneteenth, Police Violence, George Floyd

June 15th, 2020


George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Stephon Clark. Tamir Rice. Michael Brown. Philando Castile. John Crawford. Akai Gurley. Freddie Gray. We say their names over and over again. The list never stops. Black and …

COVID-19 Impact on ICE Detainees and the Immigrant Community

June 8th, 2020


ICE and CBP continue to detain immigrants in facilities without adequate medical care, sanitation supplies, or even the ability to maintain a safe social distance. At the same time, our weak, failed president is using …

Special - Weak President Attacks Governors on Call About Protests, Full Call Audio

June 2nd, 2020


On the same day Donald Trump’s regime ordered the national guard to violently clear several city blocks with tear gas and rubber bullets so that he, …

An Honest Politican - Rep. Steve Cohen Speaks His Mind

June 1st, 2020


Alyssa Milano first met Congressman Steve Cohen when she went to Washington for a shadow hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment. She was instantly impressed with his candor, his humor, and his passion for doing the right …

"Rogue Secretary of State" Jocelyn Benson

May 25th, 2020


In 2018, Jocelyn Benson was elected as Secretary of State in Michigan. It was part of an historic sweep, where women were also elected to the Governorship and to the Attorney General’s office. Then the coronavirus hit, …

Code Red: Uniting Moderates and Progressives with E. J. Dionne

May 18th, 2020


When we think of smart, insightful political commentary, one of the first names that comes to mind is E.J. Dionne. He’s a regular on NPR, MSNBC, and …

Laughing through the Coronavirus Pandemic with Ben Gleib

May 11th, 2020


When the nation was shut down due to the coronavirus, people in all professions were impacted. Hit especially hard were up-and-coming performers, including musicians, actors, dancers, and comedians. Ben Gleib, a …

Vital Voices: Supporting Women Leaders

May 4th, 2020


We all know the stats. Women make up more than half of the population around the world, and yet are dramatically underrepresented in government, in …

Protecting Your Spiritual And Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 27th, 2020


We are so focused on our physical health right now, but we are a social species and our emotional and spiritual health is suffering in isolation. …

Coronavirus Update with Dr. Peter Hotez

April 22nd, 2020


A few weeks ago, renowned doctor, vaccine scientist, and educator Peter Hotez came on the show to answer some questions about the state of the coronavirus. Since then, we’ve seen the pandemic flood over America. Tens of …

Earth Day with Bill McKibben

April 20th, 2020


This week marks the 50th celebration of Earth Day.  This week's guest is Bill McKibben. Bill is one of the premiere environmental activists and educators in the world. His book “The End of Nature” was  first book about …

Healthcare is a Human Right with Andy Slavitt

April 13th, 2020


Our guest this week is Andy Slavitt. Andy is a leading expert on healthcare in America. As Acting Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services under President Obama, he took over management of …

Special Episode - Healing Politics with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

April 9th, 2020


Many of the failures we are seeing around the coronavirus response could have been prevented by strong leadership in the area of public health. My …

Hacking the Vote: Protecting our Elections

April 6th, 2020


The 2020 election is just months away and states around the nation are using outdated and vulnerable voting machines. To make matters worse, many of …

Special - Chuck Schumer on the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

April 1st, 2020


Recently, Congress passed an historic $2 Trillion stimulus bill in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Before it passed, Democrats had to fight …

Fighting Youth and Teen Suicide with Kendra Fisher

March 30th, 2020


We are facing an increasing crisis of teen and youth suicide in America, and it is especially hurting young girls. Today’s episode is a difficult …

COVID-19 Special with Dr. Dena Grayson

March 26th, 2020


In our second Coronavirus special episode, Alyssa Milano asked Dr. Dena Grayson to join us. Dena is a former Congressional candidate from Florida, an infectious disease expert and medical researcher who spent nearly a …

Nifty Schiff: Adam Schiff Fights Corruption

March 23rd, 2020


If you’ve paid even a little bit of attention to the political news of the past several years, you are familiar with this episode's guest. …

Coronavirus Special Episode with Dr. Peter Hotez

March 18th, 2020


In the past few days, life changed in America and around the world more than any of us likely ever imagined. Entire cities are on lockdown. …

Empty The Pews with Ex-Evangelical Chrissy Stroop

March 16th, 2020


Chrissy Stroop is one of the leaders of the #Exvangelical movement of those raised in evangelical traditions who are leaving their churches. As the editor of the book Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church, she …

Fighting to Save Our Democracy with Congressman David Cicilline

March 9th, 2020


From the small but mighty state of Rhode Island, Rep. David Cicilline has been a stalwart progressive voice in Congress since his election in 2010.  Before that, he was the mayor of Providence, Rhode Island where he was …

White Nationalism in the White House: Katie McHugh Kept Receipts

March 2nd, 2020


Katie McHugh is a former white nationalist who renounced those views and is working hard to undo the damage she did when she held them. She is a former writer for alt-right propaganda websites The Daily Caller and …

F*ck Silence: Joe Walsh Takes on the Trump Cult

February 24th, 2020


Joe Walsh is a former republican congressman from Illinois’ eighth district, a conservative radio commentator, and a former candidate for president who challenged Donald Trump for the 2020 nomination.

Joe and Alyssa …

Trans People Taking Office: Brianna Titone Leads the Way

February 17th, 2020


In 2018, Brianna Titone became the first trans person elected to the Colorado General Assembly, winning a seat that had been held by a Republican in …

Parkland School Shooting Second Anniversary: Fred Guttenberg Honors His Kids by Fighting for Yours

February 10th, 2020


In February of 2018, one of our nation's greatest tragedies struck. In just over six minutes, a gunman armed with an AR-15 entered the Marjory …

Impeach and Remove: Tae Phoenix Takes Civil Disobedience Personally

February 3rd, 2020


You’ve heard what happened—and more importantly, what didn’t happen—inside the sham impeachment trial of Donald Trump. This episode is about what happened outside while the Senate Republicans were refusing to put …

Episode 40: Andrea Chalupa Knows Ukraine

January 27th, 2020


America is carving out new history. For only the third time we have impeached a president. At the center of this drama is Ukraine—a nation many of us know almost nothing about. But my guest today, Andrea Chalupa does. …

The Iran Crisis: Arwa Damon, Rep. Ro Khanna, and Sen. Chris Murphy

January 20th, 2020


This is a special episode of Sorry Not Sorry, focused entirely on the developing military situation in Iran. It’s such an unnecessary mess—remember that three years ago, we had a working peace and nuclear disarmament …

Ben and Jerry Serve Up Ethical Business Leadership, Bernie Sanders, and Fighting for a Better Future

January 13th, 2020


In Vermont in the 1970s, childhood friends Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield started Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream. They pioneered equitable business practices, fair trade, and championed local farms while fighting for social …

Episode 37: Peter Morley Protects Your Care

January 6th, 2020


When Peter Morley fell off a ladder, he had no idea that his spinal injury would reveal lurking kidney cancer. He's turned this tragedy, along with …

Episode 36: 2019 Year in Review

December 30th, 2019


2019 started with a record number of women being sworn into office around the nation. It’s ending with the impeachment of the President of the United States. So much happened this year and in this episode, Alyssa Milano …

Episode 35: A Call to Men - Ted Bunch Talks Healthy Masculinity

December 23rd, 2019


For more than two decades,  Ted Bunch has been teaching men how to respect, value, and interact with women in ways which are not toxic. As one of the founders of A Call to Men, Ted works directly with men of all …

Episode 33: Ammar Campa-Najjar, Candidate for Congress in California's 50th District

December 9th, 2019


Alyssa Milano sat down to talk with Ammar Campa-Najjar, a candidate for congress who nearly beat Duncan Hunter in 2018. Since the election, Hunter pleaded guilty to misuse of campaign funds, and it now looks like he'll …

Episode 32: Heather Matarazzo

December 2nd, 2019


Heather Matarazzo (The Princess Diaries, Welcome to the Dollhouse) is a brilliant actor, an activist, and a mental health warrior. She and Alyssa …

The Student Debt Crisis with Natalia Abrams

November 25th, 2019


The great promise of success in America has been this: work hard, get an education, and there’s nothing you can’t do. That promise is no longer being kept for far too many of us. Student loan debt is eating away so much …

Taking on the NRA: NoRA Co-Founder Ben Jackson

November 18th, 2019


Every day, 100 Americans are killed by guns and hundreds more are shot and injured. On this episode of "Sorry Not Sorry," Alyssa is joined by Ben Jackson, one of the co-founders of NoRA, an organization working to …

22Kill's Executive Director Corporal Jacob Schick

November 11th, 2019


Jacob Schick is the Chief Executive Officer of 22KILL, a non-profit which raises awareness and combats suicide by empowering veterans, first responders, and their families through traditional and non-traditional …

Former Senior Border Patrol Agent Jenn Budd

November 4th, 2019


Jenn Budd is a former senior border patrol agent turned immigrant rights activist. She joins Alyssa on "Sorry Not Sorry" to talk about how she …

Hope: The Power of Youth Activists

October 28th, 2019


Children are the future and we have increasingly seen the power of youth activists (who are getting younger and younger) and their ability to effect …

"Insatiable" Creator Lauren Gussis

October 21st, 2019


Lauren Gussis is a television writer and producer, known for her work on "Dexter" and for creating Netflix's "Insatiable." She sits down with Alyssa to discuss her career, how she learned to navigate the dynamics of the …

#MeToo Anniversary

October 14th, 2019


On this episode, Sorry Not Sorry listeners share how #MeToo has impacted them and Alyssa shares her Hollywood #MeToo story.


Send in a voice …

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

October 7th, 2019


Andrew Yang is a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. He joins Alyssa to discuss how he’s taking a different approach than the other candidates - from his freedom dividend to …

Joe Sanberg: Working to End Poverty

September 30th, 2019


Joe Sanberg is a progressive entrepreneur who is working to end poverty. He joins Alyssa on the latest episode of Sorry Not Sorry to discuss his personal story, how he’s working through the public and private sectors …

Matt McGorry: Actor, Activist and Ally

September 23rd, 2019


Matt McGorry is an actor and activist. He joins Alyssa on the latest episode of Sorry Not Sorry to talk about the importance of being an ally, how to educate and immerse yourself in the causes you are passionate about, …

A Conversation with Senator Ted Cruz, Fred Guttenberg, and Ben Jackson

September 16th, 2019


This episode of Sorry Not Sorry features a conversation about gun violence prevention between Alyssa, Senator Ted Cruz, Fred Guttenberg whose …

Jaime King: Body Image, Bullying, and the Importance of Being Kind

September 9th, 2019


Jaime King is a mother, actor, filmmaker, writer, and activist. She joins the latest episode of Sorry Not Sorry to discuss the impact of starting her career at such a young age, the shame surrounding body image, …

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Marijuana, Mental Health, and Eliminating Stigma

September 2nd, 2019


Dr. Sanjay Gupta is a multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN and a practicing neurosurgeon. This week, he sits down with …

Gloria Allred: Fighting for Equal Rights

August 26th, 2019


Gloria Allred is one of the top women’s rights attorneys in the country. Her firm has fought for more women’s rights cases than any other private firm in the nation and this year she will be inducted into the National …

My Abortion Story

August 19th, 2019


One in four women in the U.S. will have an abortion by the age of 45. But since the beginning of 2019, more than 250 bills restricting access to abortion care have been introduced in forty one states. Throughout this …

Frances Fisher on the Importance of Art and Activism

August 12th, 2019


Actor and activist Frances Fisher does not hold back when it comes to speaking out on crucial issues. She joins Sorry Not Sorry to talk about the …

To Impeach or Not to Impeach?

August 5th, 2019


What happens in an impeachment inquiry? Is this the best thing to do ahead of the 2020 election? In this episode, Alyssa Milano and guests explore why now is the time to call for the impeachment of President Donald …

Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson

July 29th, 2019


Author and activist Marianne Williamson is running for president in 2020. She joins Sorry Not Sorry to share why she’s decided to join the race, her thoughts on how the media is treating outsider candidates, and why we …

The Investigation: A Live Reading of the Mueller Report

July 22nd, 2019


This week, ahead of the Mueller hearings, we wanted to share “The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts,” which was adapted by playwright, screenwriter, and actor Robert Schenkkan and performed live on June …

Tara Strong Finds Her Voice

July 15th, 2019


Tara Strong has played “Bubbles” in The Powerpuff Girls, “Timmy Turner” in The Fairly Odd Parents, “Dil Pickles” in Rugrats, “Raven” in Teen Titans, “Twilight Sparkle” in My Little Pony, and so many more. She joins …

Rafael Agustín: TV Writer and Formerly Undocumented American

July 8th, 2019


Rafael Agustín, a writer for Jane the Virgin, executive director of the Youth Cinema Project and a formerly undocumented American joins Alyssa on the latest episode of Sorry Not Sorry.


Send in a voice message:

Presidential Candidate Ben Gleib

July 1st, 2019


Comedian and 2020 presidential candidate Ben Gleib joins the latest episode of Sorry Not Sorry to share why he's seriously running for president of …

#ERA Now: The Fight For Gender Equality in the Constitution

June 24th, 2019


After 36 years, Congress finally held a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment, which would provide equal protection to women under the law. In this …

Predator Priests: PA AG Shapiro Unmasks a Systematic Cover-Up

June 17th, 2019


In his first week on the job, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro began an investigation into Catholic clergy sexual abuse. The report …

Kim Raver: Director, Executive Producer and Actor

June 10th, 2019


Kim Raver is an actor, director, and executive producer. She discusses her latest project “Tempting Fate,” the importance of getting more women behind the camera, and why the narrative of "female-directed and female …

Erin Brockovich: Clean Water Activist

June 3rd, 2019


Erin Brockovich is a consumer advocate and clean water activist who continues to inspire people to take control of their health. She shares her …

Trans Rights are Human Rights: Charlotte Clymer

May 27th, 2019


Charlotte Clymer is a transgender woman, army veteran, and activist who came out publicly on Twitter in 2017. She shares her story and weighs in on what’s happening to LGBTQ people in our country under the current …

Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Adam Edelen

May 20th, 2019


Adam Edelen is running for governor of Kentucky. He wants to create more renewable energy jobs, is pro-choice, and has a lot to say about education in this country. Even if you don’t live in Kentucky, you’ll want to …

Criminal Justice Reform with Van Jones

May 13th, 2019


6.6 million people are currently in the criminal justice system in the United States. On this episode, Alyssa sits down with Van Jones to talk about prison reform, restorative justice, and his CNN series, “The …

Fighting to Save Your Kids: Manuel Oliver

May 6th, 2019


Manuel Oliver’s 17-year-old son, Joaquin, was murdered in the 2018 Parkland shooting. Since then, he has taken to art and activism to fight to …

Tarana Burke and Joe Biden

April 29th, 2019


Tarana Burke joins Alyssa to discuss the power of the Me Too Movement, the importance of what happens after survivors say those words, and the most rewarding part of the work she’s doing.

We also hear from presidential …

Introducing "Sorry Not Sorry"

April 25th, 2019


Sorry Not Sorry launches on April 29th. The podcast, hosted by Alyssa Milano, will tackle social, political and cultural issues from the perspective …

Loading ...

Listen to Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens