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Relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types. New episodes every week!  Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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November 12th, 2015


Questionable relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types. Hosted by Anna Faris.

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T.J. Miller

November 24th, 2015


Anna is barely able to contain themselves with laughter thanks to guests T.J. & his wife k8. Listen as T.J. Miller, (the reigning Critics Choice …

Rosie O'Donnell

December 1st, 2015


Anna and producer/co-host Sim Sarna welcome the one and only Rosie O'Donnell! Join Anna and Rosie for a hilarious discussion about their awkward celebrity encounters, kissing Allison Janney, and how Rosie became close …

Judah Friedlander

December 15th, 2015


The "World Champion" is in the building! On another uproarious episode of "Unqualified," Anna and producer/co-host Sim Sarna welcome comedian and "30 Rock" star Judah Friedlander! The trio compare dating in Los Angeles …

Christmas Bonus

December 23rd, 2015


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of our loyal "Unqualified" listeners! We have a special treat for you today: "Anna Faris is Unqualified" …

David Krumholtz

December 29th, 2015


David Krumholtz (Numb3rs, The Santa Clause, and countless other movies/TV shows) joins Anna and co-host/producer Sim Sarna in this side-splittingly …

Aubrey Plaza

January 12th, 2016


In this week's episode of "Unqualified," Anna welcomes one of the most unique comedic talents in Hollywood: the one and only Aubrey Plaza! Listen as …

Michael Rapaport

January 19th, 2016


Michael Rapaport is not only an incredibly talented and respected actor...he's also adorably insane! Listen in as Anna and Michael go "toe-to toe" in their first meeting and discuss how Wikipedia pages can negatively …

Ike Barinholtz

January 26th, 2016


In this week’s episode, Anna is joined by Ike Barinholtz, the hilarious, scene-stealing star of “The Mindy Project,” “Sisters,” “Neighbors” and more. …

Lance Bass

February 2nd, 2016


Anna’s long-time friend Lance Bass joins her and Sim in this earnest and entertaining episode of “Unqualified.” Among other hilarious moments, Lance and Anna discuss Washington's thriving topless coffee-hut scene, …

Adam Carolla

February 9th, 2016


Adam Carolla brings his signature style (and signature cocktail!) to "Unqualified" this week. Blunt, unapologetic, and always entertaining, Adam …

Jaime Pressly

February 16th, 2016


Emmy-winning actress Jaime Pressly brings her Southern charm and wit to this week's episode of "Unqualified." Tune in for some serious girl talk as Anna and Jaime dish about the pros and cons of dating rich men, "mom …

Lisa Kudrow

February 23rd, 2016


In this week’s episode of “Unqualified,” the gang welcomes a long-time friend: Lisa Kudrow!  Listen in as Anna and Lisa reminisce about Anna’s …

Ellen Page

March 1st, 2016


Ellen Page is every bit as brilliant and cool as you've heard. The Oscar-nominated actress hangs out with Anna and Sim in this week's episode, …

Missi Pyle & Zach Selwyn

March 8th, 2016


Missi Pyle (The Artist, Gone Girl) and Zach Selwyn (America's Secret Slang) join Anna and Sim for an "Unqualified" episode unlike any other. Join in as the gang plays a hilarious new guessing game called "Fake or …

Jenna Dewan Tatum

March 15th, 2016


The dazzling Jenna Dewan Tatum (Step up, Supergirl) stops by Anna’s house in this lively episode! Jenna shares her favorite show to binge-watch and how she fights off assailants in her dreams. Anna, Jenna, and Sim also …

Melissa Benoist

March 22nd, 2016


Supergirl herself, Melissa Benoist joins us on one of our most entertaining episodes to date! Anna, Melissa and Sim a wide variety of topics including Melissa’s first kiss, disdain for the term “preggers” and the …

Jack and Karen Faris/Alison Rosen

March 29th, 2016


We have a special two-part episode for everyone today. For part one, Anna is joined by her amazing parents, Jack and Karen Faris! Listen in, as they share the hilarious and poignant story of their storybook romance...a …

Chris Evans and Jenny Slate

April 5th, 2016


Get ready for the ultimate Unqualified double-whammy! Captain America himself, Chris Evans, and Jenny Slate (Obvious Child, Parks and Rec) join Anna …

Chris Evans and Jenny Slate Pt. 2

April 6th, 2016


Did you listen to the awesomeness that was Part 1 yet? If not, go back and won't be disappointed. We go to the phones for Part 2 where Anna, Sim, Chris Evans, and Jenny Slate are joined by Chris Pratt! The …

Olivia Munn

April 12th, 2016


Olivia Munn truly is every guy's dream girl. Beautiful, brilliant, and funny as hell, the self-described "Prince Harry of Maxim" joins Anna and Sim …

Olivia Munn Pt. 2

April 13th, 2016


Olivia Munn is back in full force - literally! In this action-packed segment, she whips out a 900,000-volt stun gun...and Sim nearly shoots himself! …

Shaquille O'Neal

April 19th, 2016


Shaquille O'Neal may very well be Anna Faris's biggest fan -- both literally and otherwise! The mutual excitement is palpable as Shaq welcomes "his Anna" and Sim to Atlanta in this can't-miss episode. Inspiring, …

Jason Mantzoukas

April 26th, 2016


Jason Mantzoukas (The League, The Dictator, Sleeping With Other People) is one of the funniest guys in Hollywood. His madcap energy is on full …

Britt Robertson

May 3rd, 2016


Rising star Britt Robertson (Mother's Day, Tomorrowland, The Longest Ride) joins Anna and Sim for another fun-filled episode of “Unqualified.” Anna, Britt and Sim discuss why actors tend to date other actors and why …

Tiffany Haddish

May 10th, 2016


Tiffany Haddish tells it like it is. The breakout star of “Keanu” joins Anna and Sim this week, showcasing both her incredible comedic talents as well as her astounding personal resilience. Tiffany opens up to Anna …

Chelsea Handler Pt. 1

May 17th, 2016


Chelsea Handler is unfiltered, unapologetic and unlike anyone else. The comedian/talk show host joins Anna and Sim this week, bringing to bear her …

Chelsea Handler Pt. 2

May 18th, 2016


Chelsea Handler. Anna Faris. Marijuana-infused lubricant (yes, that’s a thing). Need we say more? Join in the fun in Part 2 of this episode, as Chelsea and Anna get a new -- and unusual -- kind of buzz. The gang then …

Paul Scheer Pt. 1

May 24th, 2016


Paul Scheer (The League, Fresh Off the Boat, “How Did This Get Made?” podcast) stops by Anna’s house this week for another hilarious two-part …

Paul Scheer Pt. 2

May 25th, 2016


Part 2 picks up with calls from two Unqualified listeners in need of relationship advice. First, Anna, Sim and Paul talk to a woman whose husband is …

Anna Chlumsky

May 31st, 2016


Everyone knows that VEEP star Anna Chlumsky is charming and impressive. You might not know, however, that she is also a Star Wars super nerd, a Belgian beer connoisseur, and is extremely well-informed about digestive …

Dave Bautista Pt. 1

June 7th, 2016


For a total badass, former WWE star Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy, Spectre, Blade Runner) sure is a nice guy. In this week’s two-part episode, Anna and Sim meet up with Dave in Atlanta, on location for …

Dave Bautista Pt. 2

June 8th, 2016


Dave Bautista continues to surprise and delight in Part 2 of this week's episode.  First, he, Anna, and Sim try to help a woman figure out the best way to propose to her long-term boyfriend.  The gang (along with …

James Gunn Pt. 1

June 14th, 2016


In the words of Chris Pratt, Guardians of Galaxy director James Gunn "runs deep." How did he get the GOTG gig? What inspired his vision for the franchise? And what in the world is a "bukake"? James answers all these …

James Gunn Pt. 2

June 15th, 2016


Buckle up "Unqualified" fans, because sh*t is about to get real.  In Part 2, James and Anna explore topics including sexual pressures imposed by society, fear of rejection, struggles with perfectionism, and what it …

Keegan-Michael Key

June 21st, 2016


The uber-talented Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele, Keanu) joins Anna and Sim this week for another hilarious episode of Unqualified. Teeing off on themes from his new film "Don't Think Twice," Keegan and Anna offer …

Frank Grillo

June 28th, 2016


Everyone’s favorite tough guy Frank Grillo (Purge: Election Year, Captain America: Civil War) joins Anna and Sim for another can’t-miss episode of “Unqualified.” Frank shares how he went from being a Wall Street …

Aubrey Plaza & Retta Pt. 1

July 5th, 2016


Mini "Parks and Rec" reunion this week! Aubrey Plaza is back by popular demand, this time alongside fellow Parks and Recreation alums Retta and, of …

Aubrey Plaza & Retta Pt. 2

July 6th, 2016


Moving on from the fascinating convo about porn in Part 1, the gang hits the phones in Part 2 to take calls from listeners. First, Aubrey, Retta, Chris, Anna and Sim help Gina from Calgary with a "bridesmaid issue." …

Shane Dawson Pt. 1

July 12th, 2016


For all that YouTube sensation Shane Dawson talks about his "dark side," he's pretty f*cking hilarious. Nothing is off-limits when he stops by Anna's house for a riveting--and raunchy discussion--of topics including his …

Shane Dawson Pt. 2

July 12th, 2016


Have you recovered from the all the craziness that was Part 1? I know you've been patiently waiting a whole 24 hours for Part 2 and we're happy to …

Bonus episode: Inside Unqualified

July 14th, 2016


We have a special treat in store, dear listeners! Introducing the first episode of "Inside Unqualified," an experimental bonus show that we're trying out in addition to the show you heard this week. Sim hosts a …

2 Dope Queens' Phoebe Robinson

July 19th, 2016


The outrageously funny Phoebe Robinson, host of "2 Dope Queens" and "Sooo Many White Guys," joins Anna and Sim this week, along with her friend, comedian Jamie Lee. The gang discusses topics including flight attendants, …

Julia Stiles Pt. 1

July 26th, 2016


"Bourne Ultimatum" star Julia Stiles joins Anna and Sim for this week's two-part episode of "Unqualified." Listen in as Julia opens up about her …

Julia Stiles Pt. 2

July 27th, 2016


Did you listen to part one yet? Part two is even better! Before Julia Stiles owns the box office this weekend with “Jason Bourne”, prepare to be …

Tatiana Maslany Pt. 1

August 2nd, 2016


Emmy-nominated actress Tatiana Maslany stops by Anna's house this week to talk Orphan Black, Comic-Con, "internalized misogyny," and the mystery that is lunch buffets at strip clubs. Anna and Tatiana perform an …

Tatiana Maslany Pt. 2

August 2nd, 2016


Emmy-nominated “Orphan Black” superstar Tatiana Maslany dishes out some very impressive advice! First, Tatiana, Anna and Sim advise Amari, who’s …

Patti Stanger Pt. 1

August 9th, 2016


Million Dollar Matchmaker Patti Stanger holds nothing back when she joins Anna and Sim this week. Patti takes Sim to task about buying his girlfriend …

Patti Stanger Pt. 2

August 10th, 2016


Judging from all the feedback on social media, you all love Patti as much as we do! Part Two is a little different; since Patti is our most “qualified” guest to date, we put her to the test. Two female listeners want to …

Mike Birbiglia Pt. 1

August 16th, 2016


The brilliant and hysterical Mike Birbiglia (Sleepwalk with Me, Trainwreck) joins Anna and Sim to discuss the phenomenal success of his indie Don't Think Twice, starring Keegan-Michael Key. We also talk about Anna’s …

Mike Birbiglia Pt. 2

August 17th, 2016


Anna, Sim and special guest Mike Birbiglia (Don't Think Twice) take listener calls for part 2! Brie’s in-laws are pressuring her to have a baby while Mariah can’t stand the fact that her boyfriend is an avid Trump …

Courtney Love

August 23rd, 2016


Anna couldn't be more excited to host the legendary Courtney Love this week on Unqualified. Courtney describes the thrill of performing for a crowd, …

Bonus episode: Tavi Gevinson

August 25th, 2016


Tavi Gevinson is many things: millennial icon, current TEEN VOGUE covergirl, editor-in-chief of ROOKIE, and the toast of Broadway. In this bonus episode, Anna and Tavi (and, unfortunately, Sim) have a frank and …

Eric Andre Pt. 1

August 30th, 2016


Eric Andre is one of the most innovative—and unpredictable—comedians today, so get ready for a wild ride. On this week’s episode, Anna, Eric and Sim discuss Anna’s fan mail to the band 311, Eric’s sexual encounter …

Eric Andre Pt. 2

August 31st, 2016


Carrie finds herself in an awkward situation: after scrolling through her boyfriend’s phone, she discovered some incredibly inappropriate texts. Her …

Bonus Episode: ESPN Fantasy Football's Matthew Berry

September 1st, 2016


Anna and Sim are gearing up for football season and need some advice about how to get their significant others to enjoy their first fantasy football seasons. So who better to call than ESPN fantasy football guru Matthew …

Johnny Galecki

September 6th, 2016


Before this week's episode, Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki was a podcast virgin. Anna and Sim make sure that his first recording experience is a memorable one, complete with Unqualified-style relationship …

Johnny Galecki Pt. 2

September 7th, 2016


The Unqualified crew calls in reinforcement from Chris Pratt to help out with some thorny issues this week. First, they talk to a married woman who …

Regina King

September 13th, 2016


Regina King (American Crime, Southland, Jerry Maguire) reigns supreme on Unqualified this week. The 2015 Emmy winner and 2016 Emmy-nominated actress not only fields some of the most outrageous "Dealbreaker" questions to …

Regina Hall Pt. 1

September 20th, 2016


Happy holidays, from Fistgina, aka Anna Faris and her Scary Movie co-star Regina Hall (When the Bough Breaks). Regina returns to Unqualified this …

Regina Hall Pt. 2

September 21st, 2016


Part two of this week's episode has a little something for everyone! First, Anna and Regina discuss their early inspirations and explain why it takes …

Ken Jeong Pt. 1

September 27th, 2016


Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken, Hangover) is truly a national treasure. Listen in as Anna, Sim and Ken discuss Ken's remarkable transition from successful …

Ken Jeong Pt. 2

September 28th, 2016


We're back for some calls and more improv in part 2! First, Anna, Ken, and Sim help Samantha decide whether to help keep her teenage daughter's lesbian relationship a secret from her daughter's girlfriend's strict …

Katie Couric Pt. 1

October 3rd, 2016


Katie Couric brings her warmth, wit, and wisdom to Unqualified this week. She and Anna delve into gender politics issues in journalism and Hollywood, …

Katie Couric Pt. 2

October 5th, 2016


Katie's back, proving that she's far from unqualified when it comes to giving advice! First, the gang talks to Samantha, who is struggling with a very delicate family situation. Next, they help Connie and her fiancé …

Whitney Cummings Live Pt. 1

October 11th, 2016


Bummed you couldn't attend the first live Unqualified show with Whitney Cummings? Well now you can get in on the fun! Join Anna, Sim and Whitney at …

Whitney Cummings Live Pt. 2

October 12th, 2016


Anna, Sim and Whitney dish out live unqualified advice in this episode - with a little help from the audience! First, they call Jen, who’s caught in the middle of a scandalous workplace affair. Then, one lucky audience …

Dax Shepard Pt. 1

October 18th, 2016


Loveable goofball Dax Shepard joins Anna and Sim for another hilarious two-part Unqualified episode. Dax and Anna talk about a couple's trip they …

Dax Shepard Pt. 2

October 19th, 2016


Part 2 picks up right where we left off with an incredibly weird "Deal breaker?." Then, Dax explains why actors are the worst people on the planet! Dax also meets film studio head Karen Sarducci to discuss a Kung Fu …

Rachel Bloom Pt. 1

October 25th, 2016


This week Anna and Sim sit down with the raddest and the baddest Golden Globe-winning actress, Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)! Anna, Rachel and …

Rachel Bloom Pt. 2

October 26th, 2016


Anna, Sim and Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) kick off part two of this weeks episode by playing a round of "How Would You Proceed?" They then …

Bonus Episode: MOM writer/producer Susan McMartin

October 28th, 2016


You heard right! At Unqualified we treat you right baby, and this week we're dropping a bonus episode with Writer/Producer Susan McMartin (MOM) who …

Allison Janney Pt. 1

November 1st, 2016


Back by popular demand, Allison Janney (Mom, The West Wing...and basically Queen of the Damn World, ugh) returns to Unqualified!  Allison talks about …

Allison Janney Pt. 2

November 2nd, 2016


Part two of this week's show with the return of the insanely cool Allison Janney (Mom, The West Wing) is kicked off with a call to Sarah, who needs …

Seth Rogen

November 8th, 2016


Join in the fun at Entertainment Weekly's PopFest when Anna and Sim headline with funnyman Seth Rogen (Superbad, Knocked Up, Sausage Party)! Swoon! The show is opened by the USC marching band and is jam-packed with …

Seth Rogen Pt. 2

November 9th, 2016


In part two of this weeks Unqualified Anna, Sim and comedy Superhuman Seth Rogen (Superbad, Knocked Up, Sausage Party) take calls from Angel, who doesn’t know what to do about his relationship with a man who lied for …

Andy Cohen/Caller Updates

November 22nd, 2016


This week's episode of Unqualified is extra special! Anna and Sim kick off the show with a call to Mr. Reality TV himself, the outrageously funny Andy Cohen (Watch What Happens Live)! Join in as the gang discusses …

Isla Fisher Pt. 1

November 29th, 2016


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim hang out with actress Isla Fisher (Nocturnal Animals, Wedding Crashers, Confessions of a Shopaholic). They …

Isla Fisher Pt. 2

November 30th, 2016


On part two of this week’s episode, Anna, Sim, and Isla Fisher dial up some callers. First they call Dianne, whose boyfriend broke the one rule in …

Bonus Episode: Anna and Sim hire an intern

December 2nd, 2016


This week we go Inside Unqualified again as Anna and Sim sit down to interview a prospective intern named Nina! Both Anna and Sim ask the hard-hitting questions about life, failures, and what it REALLY takes to be an …

Anna's Birthday w/ Jason Mantzoukas, Paul Scheer and June Diane Raphael

December 5th, 2016


In this week's episode, Anna and Sim sit down with the insanely funny hosts of the popular movie podcast HOW DID THIS GET MADE?, June Diane Raphael …

Milo Ventimiglia

December 13th, 2016


Secure your oxygen masks, tighten the yellow straps, and breathe slowly because this week our guest is the man, the myth...Milo Ventimiglia (This is Us, Gilmore Girls, Heroes). Karen Sarducci calls a meeting with the …

Jeremy Renner

December 20th, 2016


This week Anna and Sim sit down with America’s tough guy and Anna’s next-door neighbor, Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker, Arrival, Avengers)! He gets …

Zachary Levi

December 27th, 2016


Happy Holidays from Unqualified! This week's guest is one of the kindest people in Hollywood: Zachary Levi (Chuck, Tangled, Thor)! In this episode, …

2016 Memorable Moments Vol. 1

January 3rd, 2017


From the whole Unqualified team, we want to say thank you to all of our sweet sweet listeners for an absolutely stellar year! We wanted to throw …

2016 Memorable Moments Vol. 2

January 10th, 2017


Unqualified is back this week with an episode that is jam-packed with more of our favorite moments from 2016! Listen in as Anna and Sim give you a behind the scenes peek of past interviews with fantastic guests such as …

Kaitlin Olson & Scott MacArthur

January 17th, 2017


This week on Unqualified Anna and Sim sit down with the insanely hilarious Kaitlin Olson (It’s Always Sunny, The Mick) and Scott MacArthur (The …

Russell Peters

January 24th, 2017


This week on Unqualified Anna and Sim sit down with one of the most decorated comedians in history, Russell Peters (Madison Square Garden, 02 London, Last Comic Standing)! They talk about life on the road, what it was …


January 31st, 2017


This week on Unqualified Anna and Sim sit down with one of the kindest people in the world, the magnificent RuPaul (RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag …

Stan Lee

February 7th, 2017


This week on Unqualified Anna and Sim sit down with one of the most recognized comic book icons in history, Stan Lee (Marvel Comics, Fantastic Four, Thor, X-Men, Spider-Man)! The gang talks about human kindness, Stan’s …

Charlie Day

February 14th, 2017


This week on Unqualified Anna and Sim sit down with the hysterical Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny, Horrible Bosses, Fist Fight)! They talk about …

Bob Odenkirk

February 21st, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim sit down with comedy veteran Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Mr. Show)! They chat about making …

Lauren Graham

February 28th, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim sit down with Hollywood sweetheart Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls, Parenthood)! They talk about typecasting, …

Malin Akerman

March 7th, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim hang out with the wonderful Malin Akerman (Billions, Watchman, The Comeback)! Anna and Malin talk about being …

Joel McHale

March 14th, 2017


This week Anna and Sim sit down with one of the coolest cats in Hollywood, Joel McHale (The Soup, Community, The Great Indoors)! They talk about the …

Michael Peña

March 21st, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim sit down with the very funny, Michael Peña (Ant-Man, End of Watch, The Martian)! They talk about diversity in …

Bonus! Special sneak preview of "Missi and Zach Might Bang" with guest Anna Faris

March 23rd, 2017


HEY YOU! LISTENER! Have you heard the news? Unqualified Media is expanding by adding another hilarious show to your queue! Introducing "Missy and Zach Might Bang" starring Missi Pyle and Zach Selwyn! We have the first …

Jillian Bell and Charlotte Newhouse

March 28th, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim hang out with the very funny duo of Jillian Bell (Workaholics, Idiotsitter, 22 Jump Street) and Charlotte …

Eric Stonestreet

April 4th, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim sit down with the very kind, Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family, The Secret Life of Pets, Bad Teacher)! They talk about ghosting friends, anatomy, Eric's new show "The Toy Box" and …

Sharon Stone

April 11th, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim sit down with Hollywood legend, Sharon Stone (Casino, Basic Instinct)! The gang talks about unconventional …

Kristin Chenoweth

April 18th, 2017


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim hangout with one of the most brilliantly talented people in show business, Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked, Pushing …

Thomas Middleditch

April 25th, 2017


Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) joins Anna and Sim this week to talk about Hollywood egos, spring cleaning, alternate careers and Anna pitches …

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin

May 2nd, 2017


Lance Bass returns to Unqualified this week with his husband, Michael Turchin! The gang talk about NSYNC, what it was like growing up in Mississippi, …

Terry Crews

May 9th, 2017


Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, White Chicks) joins Anna and Sim on one of Unqualified's most talked about episodes to talk about the politics of …

Timothy Simons

May 16th, 2017


Timothy Simons (Veep) joins Anna and Sim on Unqualified this week to talk about childhood music, British etiquette and Anna announces another live show coming up in June! They then call Megan, who finds an …

Kelly Rohrbach

May 23rd, 2017


Kelly Rohrbach (Baywatch Movie) joins Anna and Sim on this week's Unqualified! Kelly discusses getting Pam Anderson's blessing before taking on her …

Adam Pally & Zoe Lister-Jones

May 30th, 2017


Adam Pally (Mindy Project, Happy Endings, Making History) and Zoe Lister-Jones (Band Aid, Life in Pieces) join Anna and Sim on this week's Unqualified! Anna and Sim quickly catch up before the show starts and talk about …

Ari Graynor & Carrie Goldberg (Revenge Porn Attorney)

June 6th, 2017


This week we’ve got a JAM PACKED episode of Unqualified for you! Up first, Anna and Sim talk to Carrie Goldberg, an attorney who specializes in …

Nick Kroll

June 13th, 2017


Nick Kroll (Oh Hello, The Kroll Show, The League) joins Anna and Sim for this week’s episode of Unqualified! They talk about what REALLY happens when …

Hannibal Buress and Lizzo (Live from Clusterfest)

June 20th, 2017


The legendary Hannibal Buress (Broad City, The Eric Andre Show) and Lizzo join Anna and Sim on Unqualified's third live taping at Clusterfest! They talk about stand up, The Bachelor, and the time Hannibal threw himself …

Maria Bamford

June 27th, 2017


Maria Bamford (Netflix's Lady Dynamite, Old Baby) is here and she claims to have no deal breakers. Will she handle the questions Anna and Sim throw her way? On this episode, Anna discusses her parents' reactions to …

"The Lost Tapes Vol. 1" with Justin Long, Chris Pratt as "Lewis", Zachary Levi, Adam Pally, Zoe Lister-Jones and Thomas Middleditch!

July 4th, 2017


We’ve got a very special episode for you this week loaded with never before heard recordings from past guests! In “The Lost Tapes Vol. 1”, the show …

"The Lost Tapes Vol. 2" with Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish!

July 11th, 2017


We’ve got another special episode for you this week packed with never before heard recordings from two hilarious guests, Tiffany Haddish and Regina …

Andy Cohen Returns! (And more caller updates!)

July 18th, 2017


Andy Cohen is back!!! On this week’s episode, Anna and Sim call Andy Cohen (Watch What Happens Live) to determine whether Anna would make a good Real …

Eva Longoria

July 25th, 2017


The iconic Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives, Overboard) joins Anna and Sim this week for a great show! Right off the bat, Eva and Sim go back in time to talk about the movie they worked on together! The gang then …

Mondo Cozmo

August 1st, 2017


Mondo Cozmo is in the house!!! On this week’s episode of Unqualified, Anna and Sim sit down with their good friend and musician Josh Ostrander (Mondo Cozmo)! Anna and Josh discuss when Anna starred in one of his music …

My Favorite Murder Crossover Pt. 1

August 15th, 2017


We’ve got murders! We’ve got relationship deal-breakers! We’ve got a wild new TWO PART crossover episode of Unqualified with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark (My Favorite Murder). In Part 1, Karen tells the gang …

My Favorite Murder Crossover Pt. 2

August 22nd, 2017


What goes well with a good murder? Karen and Georgia! We’ve got PART TWO of Unqualified with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark (My Favorite Murder). In Part 2, Anna shares the story of actress Rebecca Schaeffer. …

Alanis Morissette

August 29th, 2017


We’ve got a brand new episode of Unqualified with the one and only Alanis Morissette (CONVERSATION WITH ALANIS MORISSETTE)!!! In this episode, Anna asks Alanis what it is like being a rock star (12:00), Amy tells Alanis …

Emma Roberts

September 5th, 2017


Listen up queens, the talented Emma Roberts (AMERICAN HORROR STORY, SCREAM QUEENS) is on Unqualified this week! In this episode, Emma and Anna discuss their fears (11:30) and the most fun character Emma has played …

Lake Bell

September 12th, 2017


Omg! The talented writer/director/actress LAKE BELL (I DO… UNTIL I DON’T, IN A WORLD…) is on this week’s episode of Unqualified!! In this episode, Anna and Lake discuss starting a celebrity breast milk franchise (7:18), …

Elizabeth Olsen

September 19th, 2017


The beautiful and intelligent Elizabeth Olsen (WIND RIVER, INGRID GOES WEST) is on this week’s Unqualified! In this episode, Anna and Sim learn about …

Jack Johnson

September 26th, 2017


Don’t let your dreams be dreams! The man with a voice that will make your heart melt, Jack Johnson (IN BETWEEN DREAMS, ALL THE LIGHT ABOVE IT TOO) is on this week’s episode of Unqualified!!! Anna and Sim sit down with …

Lee Daniels

October 3rd, 2017


He’s the brain behind Cookie Lyon, Precious Jones, and Star Davis. Lee Daniels (EMPIRE, PRECIOUS, STAR) joins Anna and Sim on this week’s episode of Unqualified! In this episode, the Academy Award nominated director …

Mel Rodriguez

October 10th, 2017


It’s a brand new week, which means there’s a brand new episode of Unqualified! This week, Anna and Sim sit down with Anna’s Overboard co-star Mel Rodriguez (THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, GETTING ON). Anna and Mel discuss …

Jim Jefferies

October 17th, 2017


Today we tackle one of the most powerful advice calls we've ever received (53:30) but first, Anna and Sim sit down with the hilarious Jim Jefferies …

Arielle Kebbel

October 24th, 2017


This week, Anna and Sim sit down with actress Arielle Kebbel (MIDNIGHT, TEXAS, JOHN TUCKER MUST DIE) and weigh in on an important topic at the forefront of current events: #MeToo. They begin with a call to Frances …

Kelly Clarkson

October 31st, 2017


This week, Anna and Sim call Kelly Clarkson (MEANING OF LIFE, AMERICAN IDOL)! Kelly discusses how she handles fame (8:30), her pregnancy experience …

Marc Maron

November 7th, 2017


This week, Anna and Sim sit down with the legendary Marc Maron (THE MARC MARON SHOW, GLOW). In this episode, Anna and Marc discuss high school …

Adam Scott

November 14th, 2017


This Week, Anna and Sim sit down with the hilarious Adam Scott (GHOSTED, PARKS AND REC, THE DISASTER ARTIST). In this episode, Anna and Scott discuss …

Lane Moore

November 28th, 2017


From inside the chapter room of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority house at USC, Anna and Sim discuss Tinder Live with comedian Lane Moore (3:10)! We can't tell guys how to make the perfect Tinder profile but Lane can tell you …

Rob Riggle

December 5th, 2017


On a spectacular birthday episode of Unqualified, Rob Riggle (21 JUMP STREET, THE HANGOVER, STEP BROTHERS) joins Anna and Sim to try his signature …

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

December 12th, 2017


This week, Anna and Sim chat with the wonderfully funny Jesse Tyler Ferguson (MODERN FAMILY). They talk about painful high school theater memories …

Denis Leary

December 19th, 2017


On an all new Unqualified, Anna and Sim welcome Denis Leary (RESCUE ME, SEX&DRUGS&ROCK&ROLL) to chat about working with Clint Eastwood (13:00), James Woods pickup attempts (16:00), and accepting praise as …

2017 Memorable Moments Vol. 3

December 26th, 2017


This week, we're looking back at some out our favorite moments in Unqualified 2017! Featuring incredible conversations, awesome games, calls from listeners, and unexpected cameos from the most memorable interviews of …

Nick Jonas

January 2nd, 2018


On a brand new Unqualified, Anna and Sim talk to actor/musician Nick Jonas (JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, CHAOS WALKING, HOME) about being …

Ed Helms

January 9th, 2018


This week, Anna and Sim chat Ed Helms (FATHER FIGURES, THE OFFICE, THE HANGOVER). They reveal their worst talk show experiences (2:45), searching for …

Brittany Snow

January 16th, 2018


On an all new episode of Unqualified, Anna and Sim talk with Brittany Snow (PITCH PERFECT 3) about the Pitch Perfect franchise (4:45), hypothetical murder scenarios (8:25), and play a new segment called On A First Date …

Colin Hanks

January 23rd, 2018


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim sit down with Colin Hanks (THE HOUSE BUNNY, KING KONG, LIFE IN PIECES) to chat about working on teen movies …

Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney

January 30th, 2018


Anna and Sim are joined this week by Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney (JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE) to chat about how he and his show have evolved …

Whitney Cummings Returns!

February 6th, 2018


On an all new Unqualified, Whitney Cummings (THE FEMALE BRAIN, WHITNEY) returns to the show to meet Kayla at the Sutton Place Hotel (4:48), play a round of Deal Breakers (10:46), and talk "making sex" with Chad (20:50).

Jena Friedman

February 13th, 2018


This week on Anna Faris is Unqualified, Anna, Sim and Jack Faris chat with Jena Friedman (THE DAILY SHOW, SOFT FOCUS WITH JENA FRIEDMAN) about her …

Tom Segura

February 20th, 2018


Talented stand-up comedian and writer Tom Segura (NETFLIX’S DISGRACEFUL, MOSTLY STORIES) is on this week’s episode of Unqualified! First, Anna and Tom discuss the differences between being an actor and a comedian (5:32) …

Allison Janney Returns!

February 27th, 2018


She’s back! This week, the brilliant Allison Janney (I, TONYA, MOM) returns to Unqualified for an unforgettable episode. First, Anna and Allison reminisce on the time they photo-bombed a group portrait celebrating TV …

Olivia Cooke & Anya Taylor-Joy

March 6th, 2018


The lovely Olivia Cooke (BATES MOTEL, THOROUGHBREDS) and Anya Taylor-Joy (SPLIT, THOROUGHBREDS) join us for this week’s brand new episode of Unqualified! To begin, Anna and Olivia talk about the realities of life as an …

Heather Graham

March 13th, 2018


The incredible actress, writer and director Heather Graham is on this week’s episode of Unqualified! In this episode, Heather talks about the rewarding experience of directing her first film (6:10) and the group gets …

Macaulay Culkin

March 20th, 2018


The one and only Macaulay Culkin (HOME ALONE, MY GIRL) joins Anna and Sim for this week’s episode of Unqualified! Anna starts off the show by asking …

Zach Braff

March 27th, 2018


This week’s episode of Unqualified starts off with a very special announcement from Sim and Amy as well as some incredible feedback from our dear …

Shay Mitchell

April 3rd, 2018


The multi-talented Shay Mitchell (PRETTY LITTLE LIARS) is here for this week’s all-new episode of Unqualified! First, Anna and Shay talk about …

Zoey Deutch

April 10th, 2018


The amazing Zoey Deutch (FLOWER, BEFORE I FALL) is here for a brand new episode of Unqualified! First, Zoey talks about the relationship she has with her mother, actor Lea Thompson (5:39), as well as her fun family …

Hayley Atwell

April 17th, 2018


The remarkable Hayley Atwell (AGENT CARTER, HOWARD'S END) joins Anna and Sim for this week's episode of Unqualified! First, Hayley discusses her opinions on Los Angeles and how it differs from living in the UK. Then, …

Billy Eichner

April 24th, 2018


The hilarious Billy Eichner (BILLY ON THE STREET, DIFFICULT PEOPLE) joins Anna and Sim for this week’s episode of Unqualified! First, Billy discusses what he likes about LA and reflects on his musical theater …

Eugenio Derbez

May 1st, 2018


The charming and talented Eugenio Derbez (OVERBOARD, INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED) is here for this week’s episode of Unqualified! To begin the show, Eugenio discusses going to the Oscars for the very first time and …

Dax Shepard Returns!

May 8th, 2018


The amazing Dax Shepard (CHIPS, PARENTHOOD) returns for this week’s episode of Unqualified! First, the group has a conversation about intimacy in long-term relationships, the societal pressures faced by young women. …

Bella Thorne

May 15th, 2018


This week, the remarkable Bella Thorne (MIDNIGHT SUN, FAMOUS IN LOVE) joins Anna and Sim for an all-new episode of Unqualified! First, Bella introduces us to her puppy, Tampon, and tells us about her crying habits, both …

Erika Jayne

May 22nd, 2018


The fabulous Erika Jayne (THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS) joins Anna and Sim for an all-new episode of Unqualified! Plus, our GAPPS contest …

Becca Kufrin

May 29th, 2018


America’s most eligible, Becca Kufrin (THE BACHELORETTE), is here for this week’s episode of Unqualified! First, Becca and Anna talk about making …

Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher

June 5th, 2018


Comedic power-couple Natasha Leggero (ANOTHER PERIOD) and Moshe Kasher (HONEYMOON STANDUP SPECIAL) are here for a brand new episode of Unqualified! First, Moshe describes his regrettable roof-climbing experience and the …

Logan Browning

June 12th, 2018


This week, the incredible Logan Browning (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE) joins Anna and Sim on the couch to discuss being an introvert in a very extroverted industry and where to go for the best brunch in LA. Then, Anna grills …

Bert “The Machine” Kreischer

June 19th, 2018


The hysterical Bert Kreischer (BERT THE CONQUEROR, TRIP FLIP) is here for a new episode of Unqualified! First, Bert describes his friendship with comedian Tom Segura and discusses the importance of acknowledging …

Mayim Bialik

June 26th, 2018


The brilliant Mayim Bialik (THE BIG BANG THEORY) is here for a brand new episode of Unqualified! First, Anna surprises Mayim with an armful of …

Pete Holmes

July 3rd, 2018


Podcast legend Pete Holmes (CRASHING, YOU MADE IT WEIRD) joins Anna and Sim on this week’s Unqualified. First, Pete walks us through how he “charmed” …

Topher Grace

July 10th, 2018


Versatile actor Topher Grace (BLACKKKLANSMAN, THAT 70’S SHOW) joins Anna and Sim on this week’s Unqualified. First, Topher touches on the value of failure and what he’s learned from creative flops. Then, Topher and Anna …

Shiri Appleby

July 17th, 2018


The incredibly talented Shiri Appleby (UNREAL, ROSWELL) joins Anna and Sim on this week’s Unqualified. First, Shiri talks about the best acting advice she ever received and how best to dominate in an audition room. …

Kelly Ripa Part 1

July 24th, 2018


The gregarious Kelly Ripa (LIVE! WITH KELLY AND RYAN) joins Anna and Sim on Unqualified this week at San Diego Comic-Con. First, Kelly and husband Mark Consuelos (RIVERDALE) share how they sustain a happy marriage. …

Stephen Amell & Colton Haynes/Grant Gustin

July 31st, 2018


This week is part two of Unqualified at San Diego Comic Con! First, Colton Haynes and Stephen Amell (ARROW) discuss set life and working together on …

Kelly Ripa Part 2 & Camila Mendes

August 7th, 2018


This week’s Unqualified brings you more SDCC interviews. First, some hilarious Kelly Ripa bonus material in which Anna, Kelly and Sim discuss talk show jitters, and female envy, and tips for new parents. Then, Camila …

Bo Burnham

August 14th, 2018


The hilarious and innovative Bo Burnham (EIGHTH GRADE, MAKE HAPPY) joins Unqualified this week to discuss the stress of going on talk shows, the …

David Spade

August 21st, 2018


David Spade (FATHER OF THE YEAR, A POLAROID GUY IN A SNAPCHAT WORLD) joins Unqualified this week! First, David delves into his childhood and bonds with Sim over a party they both attended where David earned the title of …

Kat Dennings

August 28th, 2018


The enchanting Kat Dennings is Unqualified’s guest this week. First, Kat and Anna talk about their education and reminisce about working together on “The House Bunny”. Then, they play a round of deal breakers, exchange …

Jerrod Carmichael

September 4th, 2018


This week, Jerrod Carmichael (THE CARMICHAEL SHOW, NEIGHBORS) joins Anna and Sim to talk about being a creative introvert and his bias against a certain brand of bottled water. Then, they play a round of …

Judd Apatow

September 11th, 2018


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim welcome the creative mind behind countless iconic films and TV series like Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Pineapple Express, Freaks and Geeks, and so many more -it’s none …

Adam Rippon

September 18th, 2018


Break out your skates and spandex and get ready to fall in love with this week’s talented and charming Unqualified guest…Adam Rippon, American figure skater and Olympian!

Anna wastes no time breaking the ice with Adam, …

Constance Zimmer

September 25th, 2018


This week’s episode of Unqualified feels like a good ol’ fashioned girl’s night as Anna and Sim welcome the incredibly smart, sexy, talented actress, …

Kevin Smith

October 2nd, 2018


This week’s episode of Unqualified offers equal parts laughter and life lessons as Anna and Sim welcome podcasting-aficionado, talented filmmaker, actor, comedian, comic book writer, and author - the legendary Kevin …

Yvette Nicole Brown

October 9th, 2018


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim welcome the incredibly relatable, very charming, and brilliantly funny actress and comedian, Yvette Nicole …

Skyler Samuels

October 16th, 2018


This week, Anna and Sim welcome a very talented actress who also happens to be a DIE-HARD fan of Unqualified – it’s the beautiful Skyler Samuels (The …

Mark Duplass

October 23rd, 2018


Anna and Sim get up close and personal this week with an incredibly brilliant director, producer, actor, musician, screenwriter, and author – it’s Mark Duplass (The League, Room 104, Black Rock, Your Sister’s Sister)!

Bobby Lee

October 30th, 2018


WARNING: The following episode will cause extreme, gut-busting laughter - listen at your own risk!

This week, Anna and Sim welcome a guest that will …

Maura Tierney

November 6th, 2018


This week on Unqualified, Anna and Sim welcome the incredibly talented, Golden Globe winning actress, Maura Tierney (NewsRadio, ER, The Affair)!

Maura …

Jay Pharoah

November 20th, 2018


It’s non-stop laughs this week on Unqualified as hilarious comedian, Jay Pharoah (Saturday Night Live) joins Anna and Sim to explore…

Bill Hader

November 27th, 2018


BILL HADER (SNL, Barry, The Skeleton Twins) laughs so hard on this week’s episode that his glasses actually fog up as he chats with Anna and Sim about…

Sophia Bush

December 4th, 2018


It’s all about strong female vibes this week as Anna and Sim welcome the beautiful, brilliant Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill, Chicago PD) to chat about...

Jake Johnson

December 11th, 2018


We’re headed back to school this week on Unqualified as Professors Anna and Sim hang out with their students at USC and chat with the hilarious …

Elizabeth Reaser

December 18th, 2018


This week’s guest, Elizabeth Reaser (True Detective, The Haunting of Hill House) perfectly complements Anna’s comedic repertoire as the pair …

2018 Memorable Moments Vol. 4

December 25th, 2018


Dear Listeners,

We love you all so much and want to wish everyone Happy Holidays (or Happy Christmas as Anna likes to say)!

This holiday season we …

2018 Memorable Moments Vol. 5

January 1st, 2019


Dear Listeners,

We want to help you start 2019 off right, with lots of laughter and love - which is why we’ve put together Part 2 of Unqualified’s Memorable Moments from 2018!

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and safe …

The Lost Tapes Vol. 3

January 3rd, 2019


The holidays may be over but here at Unqualified, we like to carry the spirit of giving well into the new year…which is why we’ve prepared this …

Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright

January 8th, 2019


Make sure to tune in Thursday to hear Eric, Sarah, and the Unqualified team talk to callers!

And today, it’s a mini-House Bunny reunion as Anna and Sim welcome the adorable power couple, Sarah Wright and Eric Christian …

Co-Parenting and Co-Mingling

January 10th, 2019


Join Sarah Wright, Eric Christian Olsen, Anna, and Sim as they talk to two callers…

Colton Underwood (The Bachelor)

January 15th, 2019


It’s all coming up roses on this week’s episode of Unqualified as Anna and Sim hang out with former NFL player, philanthropist, and current star of …

A Hawaiian Hookup & A Wedding Showdown

January 17th, 2019


Join Anna, Sim, and Colton as they chat with today’s first caller:

Madison, 26, calling in all the way from Canada to discuss a guy that she matched …

Mark-Paul Gosselaar

January 22nd, 2019


There isn’t a bell loud enough to save this week’s Unqualified guest from Sim’s lifelong love and adoration…the talented Mark-Paul Gosselaar joins …

In-Law Issues & Med School Musings

January 24th, 2019


First up on today’s Unqualifiedcalls:

…Anna, Sim, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar chat with Tim from Nevada who is struggling to understand why his in-laws …

Nina Dobrev

January 29th, 2019


Dear Listeners, we have a treat for you today as the beautiful and talented Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries, Fam) joins Anna and Sim to get into…

Fickle Friends & Ageist Men

January 31st, 2019


First on today’s episode, Nina Dobrev, Anna, and Sim chat with…

Tony Hale

February 5th, 2019


Veep, Veep! Make way for the brilliant and talented Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development), joining Anna and Sim today to chat about…

Marital Tensions & Dating Apprehensions

February 7th, 2019


Tony Hale joins Anna and Sim as they offer advice to two callers today…

Lena Headey

February 12th, 2019


We are in full-on House Lannister mode today and SO ready to hear the stunning Lena Headey ROAR as she joins Anna and Sim to chat about…

Bro-Code & Sibling Woes

February 14th, 2019


Anna, Sim, and Lena chat with two callers in need of advice…

Kobe Bryant

February 19th, 2019


Today’s episode of Unqualified is a SLAM DUNK as Anna and Sim sit down with the legendary Kobe Bryant to chat about…

A Sketchy Soldier & EX-cessive Texts

February 21st, 2019


Today, Anna and Sim chat with two callers in need of their ‘unqualified’ advice…

Katharine McPhee

February 26th, 2019


Cheerio, dear listeners! We’re coming at you today with a bloody brilliant episode as the uber-talented Katharine McPhee joins Anna and Sim all the way from London to chat about…

A Bitter Sister & Spousal Bouts

February 28th, 2019


First up today, Anna, Sim, and Katharine chat with Kelsey, 27…

Ashley Benson

March 5th, 2019


Today’s guest is insanely pretty, but make no mistake, she’s no liar! Find out just how honest the stunning Ashley Benson (Pretty Little Liars) is as she joins Anna and Sim to chat about…

Bad Boyfriend Behavior

March 7th, 2019


First up today, Anna, Sim, and Ashley talk to Stacy, 23, calling from Kentucky to get some help figuring out whether the guy that she’s been hanging out with for the past three years is actually her boyfriend or just …

Unqualified Returns

September 26th, 2019


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Alison Brie

September 30th, 2019


In this episode:

- Alison’s alter ego Zoya
- Meeting on the set of “The Five-Year Engagement
- Sleeping with that guy in acting class
- A Super Bowl worthy performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” 
- Christmas vs. …

Lilly Singh

October 7th, 2019


In this episode...

- Popcorn and braids
- Boating with Conan O’Brien
- Strict parents
- Slow dancing at prom
- Lilly’s Wikipedia page
- Talk show small talk and high heels
- Anna gets a foot massage
- Dating in LA
- Writing a …

Justin Long

October 14th, 2019


In this episode...

- Forgetting grocery bags
- Committing to restaurant orders
- Filming “Waiting” in New Orleans
- Getting rid of unwanted guests
- …

Busy Philipps

October 21st, 2019


In this episode...

- How to make a turkey sandwich
- Auditioning for The Fast and the Furious
- Reading the Scary Movie script for the first time
- Dramatic acting vs. comedy acting
- Winona vs. Gwyneth
- Dealbreakers
- How to …

Elisha Cuthbert

October 28th, 2019


In this episode...

- Karate vs. acting
- Competing for The Girl Next Door
- Having actress friends
- Blonde vs. brunette
- The challenges of sitcom
- How to be funny
- Being pregnant
- Dealbreakers
- The importance of knowing …

Tig Notaro

November 4th, 2019


In this episode...

- Talk show expectations
- High school drop out to comedy star
- Delivering pizza
- The secret language of twins
- A life changing …

Chris Sullivan

November 11th, 2019


In this episode...

- Murder vs. death by natural causes
- Being abducted by Peter Dinklage
- Breakfast burritos
- Cool beans
- The formative movie Swingers

Lizzy Caplan

November 18th, 2019


In this episode...

- Living abroad
- Friend dates
- Diminishing brain cells
- A cup of tea
- Professional vs. personal identity
- The California trucker hat
- Marriage
- Ticks vs. aliens
- Chad talks with Lizzy
- How Lizzy got …

Bill Fichtner

November 25th, 2019


In this episode...

- Cheektowaga, New York
- Cold Brook
- The secret language of actors
- Mom vs. Prague
- The jazz guitarist in the corner
- Multi-cam vs. …

Kat Von D

December 2nd, 2019


In this episode...

- Bathing suits and tattoos
- The Ellen show
- Fixing a bad relationship with a tattoo
- Anna vs. Hanna
- A David Lynch wedding
- The sound of something weird
- Tattooing at age 14
- Punk rock and freedom
- …

Sam and Aaron Taylor Johnson

December 9th, 2019


In this episode...

- Beige McKenzie-Smith
- An in-depth discussion of A Million Little Pieces
- An unfortunate Valentine’s Day
- Challenges of filmmaking
- Narcissism
- The John Lennon meet-cute 
- A timely marriage proposal
- …

Whitney Cummings

December 16th, 2019


In this episode...

- Male vs. female orgasms
- A gluten-free muffin
- Topless baristas
- A female James Bond
- Long distance relationships
- Checking luggage
- Dating comedians
- Murder
- Death by selfie
- Advice to callers Donna …

Christian Siriano

December 23rd, 2019


In this episode...

- An invite to Fashion Week
- Dressing up
- Christian’s Muses
- Musicals
- Pink vs. yellow
- Playing a character
- First heartbreak
- Applying for an internship
- Male vs. Female Vanity
- Advice to callers …

Jeff Garlin

January 6th, 2020


In this episode...

- Ham vs. peanut butter sandwiches
- Taking yourself too seriously
- Cynicism vs. Skepticism
- Original stand-up material
- How to nap
- …

Ed Droste

January 13th, 2020


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February 24th, 2020


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March 9th, 2020


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March 16th, 2020


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March 23rd, 2020


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March 30th, 2020


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April 6th, 2020


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April 13th, 2020


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April 20th, 2020


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April 27th, 2020


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May 18th, 2020


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May 25th, 2020


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June 1st, 2020


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June 8th, 2020


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June 15th, 2020


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June 22nd, 2020


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Chelsea Handler

June 29th, 2020


Chelsea Handler is an author, comedian, actress, television host, producer, and activist. Anna asks Chelsea about her new book Life Will Be The Death of Me (which made Anna cry), why she values independence, childhood …

Samantha Irby

July 6th, 2020


Samantha Irby is an author, comedian, and blogger. She talks with Anna about her latest book Wow, No Thank You, why she doesn't read reviews, what it’s like to see her books in store windows when, to be honest, the …

Esther Povitsky

July 15th, 2020


Esther Povitsky [Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Alone Together, Dollface]  is a writer, comedian, actor, and producer. Esther tells Anna about her dream to …

Paul Scheer

July 20th, 2020


Paul Scheer [The Leauge, The Hot Wives of Orlando, Human Giant, NTSF:SD:SUV, Black Monday] is an actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, and …

Thomas Middleditch

July 27th, 2020


Thomas Middleditch [Silicon Valley, B Positive, Penn Zero] is an actor, comedian, and screenwriter. Thomas joins Anna to talk about a proper smile, …

Sean Hayes

August 3rd, 2020


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Seth Rogen Returns!

August 10th, 2020


Seth Rogen [Superbad, Pineapple Express, An American Pickle]  is an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. Seth talks with Anna about his …

Demi Moore & Shana Feste

August 17th, 2020


Demi Moore [Ghost, G.I. Jane, Indecent Proposal, A Few Good Men, Striptease, Charlie’s Angels] and writer/director Shana Feste [The Greatest, Country Strong, Endless Love], talk with Anna about female sexuality, …

Kenan Thompson

August 24th, 2020


Kenan Thompson [Saturday Night Live, All That, Kenan and Kel, Good Burger] talks with Anna about Saturday Night Live, their “boat sketch”, auditioning, what makes a good host, being the “laugh here” guy, losing the …

Ellie Kemper

August 31st, 2020


Ellie Kemper [The Office, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt] joins Anna from her home in St. Louis to discuss why it's frustrating to be labeled as “quirky”, how Midwestern cynicism is different from New York cynicism, why …

Olivia Munn Returns!

September 7th, 2020


Olivia Munn [The Newsroom, X-Men: Apocalypse, The Predator, Iron Man 2, Attack of the Show!] talks with Anna about moving from Tokyo to Oklahoma as a …

Paris Hilton

September 14th, 2020


Paris Hilton [The Simple Life, This is Paris] joins Anna to talk about her greatest fear, the love of her life, being shy, Marilyn Monroe, and why she’s happier than she’s ever been. Anna recounts how Paris did her eye …

Tika Sumpter

September 21st, 2020


Tika Sumpter [Mixed-ish, Gossip Girl, Ride Along, What’s Your Number?] reconnects with Anna to talk about working together, hiding from your kids, the optimism of Los Angeles, wining people over, Footloose, artificial …

Adam DeVine

September 28th, 2020


Adam DeVine [Workaholics, Modern Family, Righteous Gemstones, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates] joins Anna to talk about the dangers of filming his …

Eva Longoria Returns!

October 5th, 2020


Eva Longoria [Desperate Housewives, Telenovela, Overboard] returns to Unqualified to catch up on everything that’s happened since she and Anna last saw each other. They talk about working together on Overboard, how Eva …

Norah Jones

October 12th, 2020


Norah Jones joins Anna to talk about music, teaching your kids to swear, the potential of Just Friends 2: Jones and James, puzzles, fiddles, nostalgia, the wink that changed Norah’s life, Keanu Reeves, Cyndi Lauper, Bob …

David Chang

October 19th, 2020


David Chang, the renowned chef, author and creator of some of the world’s most distinguished restaurants (including the two Michelin starred Momofuko Ko), talks with Anna about his new book EAT A PEACH, the secret to …

Jim Jefferies Returns

October 26th, 2020


Jim Jefferies [The Jim Jefferies Show, Legit] is back! He talks with Anna about his first love, recent marriage, losing his virginity, the perfection of West Side Story, the American dream and much more. Jim also takes …

Qualified Advice with April Beyer

November 2nd, 2020


In a special episode of Unqualified we forgo the celebrity guest in order to spend more time answering your questions. Joining Anna with her special brand of qualified, practical advice is dating expert, coach and …

Malcolm Gladwell

November 9th, 2020


Malcolm Gladwell is the host of the Revisionist History podcast, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, …

Beth Behrs

November 16th, 2020


Beth Behrs [2 Broke Girls, The Neighborhood] joins Anna to talk about their days together on the Warner Brothers lot, mental health, music, therapy horses, her new podcast Harmonics with Beth Behrs, how Sweet Valley …

Kate Mara

November 23rd, 2020


Kate Mara [House of Cards, American Horror Story, The Martian, A Teacher] talks with Anna about working with directors Ang Lee and David Fincher, filming sex scenes, having a sister in the industry, Jane Goodall’s power …

Joel McHale Returns

November 30th, 2020


Joel McHale [The Soup, Community, Card Sharks, Ted, What’s Your Number?] joins Anna to talk about their shared childhood in Washington State, first …

Seth Green

December 7th, 2020


Seth Green [Family Guy, Robot Chicken, Buffy The Vampire Slayer] joins Anna for their first real conversation after knowing each other for years. They talk about auditioning, the genesis of Robot Chicken, producing, …

Kaley Cuoco

December 14th, 2020


Kaley Cuoco [The Big Bang Theory, The Flight Attendant] joins Anna to talk about horses, sex, not being funny, her love of television, the disappointment of birthdays, auditioning, meeting her husband, her new show The …

Clea DuVall

December 21st, 2020


Clea DuVall [Veep, The Handmaid’s Tale, Carnivàle, Argo, But I’m a Cheerleader, The Faculty] joins Anna to talk about directing her new movie

Emerald Fennell & Carey Mulligan

January 4th, 2021


Emerald Fennell [The Crown, Call the Midwife, The Danish Girl] and Carey Mulligan [Drive, Shame, The Great Gatsby, An Education] join Anna to talk …

Meagan Good

January 11th, 2021


Meagan Good [Think Like A Man, Anchorman 2, Californication, Deception, Monster Hunter] talks with Anna about growing up in the industry, meeting her husband, waiting to have sex, dealing with press, childhood heroes, …

Amy Schumer

January 18th, 2021


Amy Schumer [Trainwreck, Snatched, I Feel Pretty, Inside Amy Schumer, Expecting Amy] joins Anna to talk about her documentary series Expecting Amy, the joys and fears of being a mother, how she met her husband, loving …

Elizabeth Berkley Lauren

January 25th, 2021


Elizabeth Berkley Lauren [Saved By The Bell, Showgirls, Roger Dodger] joins Anna to talk about the original Saved by the Bell, the new Saved By The Bell on Peacock, career paths, Showgirls, resiliency, the Ask Elizabeth …

Melissa McCarthy

February 1st, 2021


Melissa McCarthy [Bridesmaids, The Heat, Mike & Molly, Spy, Superintelligence, Can You Ever Forgive Me?] joins Anna from Australia to talk about …

Carrie Brownstein

February 8th, 2021


Carrie Brownstein [Portlandia, Transparent, The Nowhere Inn] is a writer, director, actress, comedian and rock star. She talks with Anna about why the Pacific Northwest is almost home, embracing the “not doing”, the …

Kyra Sedgwick

February 15th, 2021


Kyra Sedgwick [The Closer, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Call Your Mother] joins Anna to talk about her new sitcom Call Your Mother, Shakespeare, meeting Kevin …

Katherine Heigl & Sarah Chalke

February 22nd, 2021


Katherine Heigl [Gray’s Anatomy, Knocked Up, 27 Dresses] and Sarah Chalke [Scrubs, Rick and Morty, Roseanne, How I Met Your Mother] join Anna to talk about their new Netflix show Firefly Lane, adaptation, lifetime …

Chloë Grace Moretz

March 1st, 2021


Chloë Grace Moretz [Kick-Ass, Carrie, Suspiria, Tom and Jerry] talks with Anna about her new film Tom and Jerry, not quite living in Los Angeles, fight training, sharing M&Ms, ghosts, aliens, friend groups, …

Ciara Bravo

March 8th, 2021


Ciara Bravo [Red Band Society, Wayne, Cherry] joins Anna to talk about her recent film Cherry, hanging out with co-star Tom Holland, 16-second …

Brie Larson & Jessie Ennis

March 15th, 2021


Brie Larson [Captain Marvel, Room, Kong: Skull Island, Unicorn Store] and Jessie Ennis [Mythic Quest, Better Call Saul, Life of the Party, Veep] talk …

Gwyneth Paltrow

March 22nd, 2021


Gwyneth Paltrow [Shakespeare in Love, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Iron Man, Seven, Sliding Doors ] talks with Anna about quarantine, soft sweaters, being a homebody, fame, good and bad press, the …

Adam Brody

March 29th, 2021


Adam Brody [The Kid Detective, Ready or Not, Promising Young Woman, Smiley Face, The O.C.] talks with Anna about making The Kid Detective, his love for surfing, the dangers of surfing, breathing, his 30-minute Twitter …

Ben Falcone

April 5th, 2021


Ben Falcone [Tammy, Superintelligence, The Boss, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, Enough Said, Bridesmaids] talks with Anna about his new superhero movie Thunder Force, working with Melissa McCarthy (his wife), …

Bob Odenkirk Returns!

April 12th, 2021


Bob Odenkirk [Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Nobody] is back to talk with Anna about how a home invasion inspired his new action film Nobody, doing …

Vanessa Bayer

April 19th, 2021


Vanessa Bayer [Saturday Night Live, Ibiza, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar ] joins Anna to talk about her favorite SNL characters, why some of the best sketches are cut for time (but you can still find them), keeping …

Lamorne Morris

April 26th, 2021


Lamorne Morris [New Girl, Woke, Call me Kat, Game Night, BrainRush] talks with Anna about his love for Chicago, learning to improvise, his fear of …

Rachel Bilson

May 3rd, 2021


Rachel Bilson [The O.C., Jumper, Hart of Dixie] joins Anna to talk about heartbreak, motherhood, trusting your intuition, the head rush of being on the O.C., the brand new O.C. podcast, and whether we can hope for an …

Carla Hall

May 10th, 2021


Carla Hall [Top Chef, Crazy Delicious, The Chew, Cooking with Love] talks with Anna about the difference between Soul food and southern food, being …

Zoey Deutch Returns!

May 17th, 2021


Zoey Deutch [Set it Up, The Politician, Before I Fall, Zombieland: Double Tap] talks with Anna about knitting, heartbreak, forgiving a cheating ex, …

Tia Mowry

May 24th, 2021


Tia Mowry [Sister, Sister, The Hot Chick, The Game, Instant Mom] talks with Anna about attending The Hot Chick cheerleading-camp, the formative …

Glennon Doyle

May 31st, 2021


New York Times bestselling author Glennon Doyle [Untamed, Love Warrior, Carry On, Warrior] and Anna discuss marriage, infidelity, break-ups, co-parenting, self-loyalty, and figuring out what we want. Glennon also shares …

Hasan Minhaj

June 7th, 2021


Hasan Minhaj [The Daily Show, Homecoming King, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj] and Anna talk about high school crushes, love, marriage, patriotism, …

Ashley Flowers

June 14th, 2021


True Crime podcaster Ashley Flowers [Crime Junkie] and Anna discuss first loves, heartbreak, “successful” serial killers (and why Washington State …

Jurnee Smollett

June 21st, 2021


Jurnee Smollett [Birds of Prey, Friday Night Lights, True Blood, Lovecraft Country, Underground] talks with Anna about growing up in the industry, …

Leslie Bibb

June 28th, 2021


Leslie Bibb [Iron Man, Law Abiding Citizen, Jupiter’s Legacy] talks with Anna about first loves, bad relationships, family, weddings, therapy, …

Minnie Driver

July 5th, 2021


Minnie Driver [Good Will Hunting, The Phantom of the Opera, Grosse Pointe Blank, Sleepers, I Give it a Year] talks with Anna about fame, humility, surfing, surprise tea parties, inspirational poetry, bad relationships, …

Hayley Williams

July 12th, 2021


Paramore lead singer and songwriter Hayley Williams talks with Anna about growing up, choosing between fitting in and being unique, infidelity and heartbreak, therapy, the best parts of Nashville, artistic dreams, …

Gail Simmons

July 19th, 2021


Food writer, cookbook author and Top Chef judge Gail Simmons talks with Anna about living on a Kibbutz, living in her mom’s basement, taking risks, romantic and professional relationships, the people who have inspired …

Joel Kinnaman

July 26th, 2021


Joel Kinnaman [The Killing, RoboCop, Suicide Squad, For All Mankind] talks with Anna about trying to break his friend’s arm, learning to apologize, …

AnnaSophia Robb

August 2nd, 2021


AnnaSophia Robb [Dr. Death, Bridge to Terabithia, Soul Surfer, The Carrie Diaries] and Anna talk about the terrifying true story of Dr. Death, …

Ben Platt

August 9th, 2021


Ben Platt [The Politician, The Book of Mormon, Pitch Perfect, Dear Evan Hansen] and Anna talk about first loves and heartbreak, family, fame, writing …

Tanner Buchanan

August 16th, 2021


Tanner Buchanan [Cobra Kai, Designated Survivor, He’s All That] talks with Anna about growing up in a small town, his appreciation of tap dancing, Cobra Kai, reality stars, restoring cars, strip clubs, insomnia, Singin' …

Liz Gillies

August 23rd, 2021


Actress, singer and songwriter Elizabeth Gillies [Victorious, Animal, Dynasty] talks with Anna about breaking up, moving out, moving back in, getting …

Simu Liu

August 30th, 2021


Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings star Simu Liu talks with Anna about emigrating from China at the age of five, the meaning behind “eating …

Lucy Lawless

September 6th, 2021


Lucy Lawless [Xena: Warrior Princess, Parks and Recreation, Ash vs Evil Dead, My Life is Murder] talks with Anna about getting married young, the …

Finn Wittrock

September 13th, 2021


Finn Wittrock [American Horror Story, The Big Short, Green Lantern] joins Anna as she takes the show back to its origins, the desire to talk with you, her dear listeners. It’s been nearly seven years since that first …

Emily Hampshire

September 20th, 2021


Emily Hampshire [Schitt’s Creek, 12 Monkeys] and Anna talk with a listener whose proposal to his wife was a disaster and he wants a do-over (even though she did say “yes”). Next, they talk with a young woman whose new …

Cameron Diaz & Katherine Power

September 27th, 2021


Cameron Diaz [Vanilla Sky, There’s Something About Mary, Charlie’s Angels] and entrepreneur Katherine Power talk with Anna about life, relationships and the genesis of their clean, organic wine, Avaline. Cameron, …

Brooke Burke

October 4th, 2021


Actress, author, businesswoman and wellness advocate Brooke Burke joins Anna as her co-host for this episode. After talking about previous relationships, Brooke’s recent engagement, and Anna’s recent marriage, it’s time …

Evanna Lynch

October 11th, 2021


Evanna Lynch [Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 & 2] talks with Anna about Ireland, podcasting, veganism, relationships, …

Michelle Gomez

October 18th, 2021


Michelle Gomez [Green Wing, Doctor Who, The Flight Attendant] is Anna’s co-host for the day. After getting to know each other, Anna and Michelle talk with listeners and offer their best Unqualified advice. Their first …

Sophia Bush Returns!

October 25th, 2021


Sophia Bush [One Tree Hill, Chicago P. D., John Tucker Must Die] returns to Unqualified to discuss early relationships, first date challenges and how she knew she found the right guy. After catching up, Sophia and Anna …

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 1

October 28th, 2021


In this special episode, April Beyer is back as Anna’s co-host with more “qualified” advice and guidance. Anna and April’s first call is with a listener who is being asked to choose sides when a couple in her friend …

Lisa Ling

November 1st, 2021


Journalist, television personality and author Lisa Ling (Take Out, This is Life with Lisa Ling, National Geographic Explorer, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Our America with Lisa Ling) talks with Anna about courage, …

Timothy Simons Returns!

November 8th, 2021


Timothy Simons [Veep, Christine, The Boss, HouseBroken] and Anna talk about a raccoon threesome, twins, high school, first loves, break-ups, …

Matthew McConaughey

November 15th, 2021


Academy award winner Matthew McConaughey [Dallas Buyers Club, True Detective, Interstellar, Contact] and Anna talk with a listener who wonders …

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 2

November 18th, 2021


April Beyer is back as Anna’s qualified co-host in this month’s special episode. April has some unexpected advice for Summer, who asks how and when to bring up her anxiety issues with the men she dates. Their next call …

Fred Armisen

November 22nd, 2021


Fred Armisen [Saturday Night Live, Portlandia, Big Mouth] talks with Anna about bonding with fans, appreciating a moment, infinity, curiosity, and much more. Fred and Anna then talk with Cierra who wishes that her …

Amanda Seales

November 29th, 2021


Amanda Seales [Insecure, Get Your Life, Smart Funny & Black, The Real, I Be Knowin’] talks with Anna about the future of America, humanity, versions of crazy, sexual firsts, past relationships and the one that took …

Alyssa Milano

December 6th, 2021


Actress, producer, singer, author and activist Alyssa Milano [Charmed, Melrose Place, Who’s the Boss?, Mistresses, Insatiable] talks with Anna about her new book Sorry Not Sorry, activism, heartache, relationships, …

Esther Perel

December 13th, 2021


World-renowned psychotherapist, New York Times best-selling author, podcast host, Fortune 500 consultant and modern relationship expert Esther Perel …

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 3

December 16th, 2021


April Beyer is back as Anna’s co-host for the final episode of 2021! Anna and April talk first with Mary whose two best friendships are called into question after a past conversation revealed that the three of them have …

Annabelle Wallis

January 3rd, 2022


Actress Annabelle Wallis [Silent Night, The Mummy, Malignant, The Tudors, Peaky Blinders] talks with Anna about her latest film, the dark comedy Silent Night, growing up in Portugal, the idea of prince charming, …

Brooke Shields

January 10th, 2022


Brooke Shields [Pretty Baby, The Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan, A Castle for Christmas] talks with Anna about first loves, how not to get mugged, motherhood, growing up in the public eye, meeting her husband, and much …

Matt Walsh

January 17th, 2022


Matt Walsh [Veep, Ted, Into the Storm] talks with Anna about getting his start in Chicago, revisiting VEEP on his new podcast, Second in Command, …

Jenna Elfman

January 24th, 2022


Jenna Elfman [Fear the Walking Dead, Dharma & Greg, Keeping the Faith, EDtv] and Anna discuss podcasting, making marriage work, sitcoms, zombies, driving fast, and more.

Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call …

Kristen Kish

January 31st, 2022


Chef, author, and TV-personality Kristen Kish talks with Anna about the pasta that brought them together, the formative experience of winning Top Chef, leadership in the kitchen, growing up in Michigan, recognizing …

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 4

February 3rd, 2022


Dating and relationship coach April Beyer is back as Anna’s co-host in another special episode. Their first call is with Amanda who wonders how and when to tell her boyfriend about her past struggles with an eating …


February 7th, 2022


Steve-O [The Jackass movies, Wildboyz] talks with Anna about the newly released Jackass Forever, how a broken heart and video camera led to his unique career, the idea of legacy and immortality, meditating for 41 …

Abigail Cowen

February 14th, 2022


Abigail Cowen [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Fate: The Winx Saga, Stranger Things, Redeeming Love] talks with Anna about her new movie Redeeming …

Cameron Monaghan

February 21st, 2022


Cameron Monaghan [Shameless, Gotham, Shattered] talks with Anna about traveling, young love, the benefits of heartbreak, entitlement, what to look for in a partner, uncomfortable silences, life lessons from Morgan …

Gina Rodriguez

February 28th, 2022


Gina Rodriguez [Jane the Virgin, Last Known Position, I Want You Back] talks with Anna about perseverance, what defines “home”, Puerto Rican identity (and food), abusive relationships, meeting her husband (and inviting …

Billy Zane

March 7th, 2022


Billy Zane [Titanic, Dead Calm, The Phantom, MacGruber] talks with Anna about MacGruber and how fun it is to say the name of his character (Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth), boat movies, horror conventions, romance, …

Margaret Cho

March 14th, 2022


Comedian, actress, fashion designer, musician and author Margaret Cho [All-American Girl, Margaret Cho: PsyCHO, Sex Appeal, Koreatown Ghost Story] talks with Anna about the joys of living alone, female sexuality, her …

Aya Cash

March 21st, 2022


Aya Cash [The Boys, You’re the Worst, The Girl from Plainville, Welcome to Flatch] talks with Anna about chasing love, being talked out of your ambition, the perfect amount to tip when you want to ask the waitress out …

Patton Oswalt & Meredith Salenger

March 28th, 2022


Joining Anna in this week’s episode are actor and comedian Patton Oswalt and his wife, actress Meredith Salenger. Find out why Spiderman is Patton’s favorite superhero, what movie of Meredith’s was a big influence on …

David Duchovny

April 4th, 2022


David Duchovny [The X-Files, Californication, Aquarius, The Bubble] talks with Anna (from inside a railroad car) about the movie they recently finished together, being intimidated by raw talent, his love of music, the …

Dylan O'Brien

April 11th, 2022


Dylan O’Brien [Teen Wolf, The Maze Runner, Love and Monsters, The Outfit] talks with Anna about getting fired from his first job, getting into …

Natasha Leggero Returns

April 18th, 2022


Comedian, actress, writer, and producer Natasha Leggero [Another Period, Chelsea Lately, Rat in the Kitchen] talks with Anna about being accidentally funny, her new show Rat in the Kitchen, whether dating a chef is a …

Elisha Cuthbert Returns

April 25th, 2022


Elisha Cuthbert [24, The Girl Next Door, Happy Endings, The Ranch, The Cellar] talks with Anna about having kids, the blind date that led to the kids, being married to an athlete, getting in to comedies, horror-film …

Jo Koy

May 2nd, 2022


Stand-up comedian Jo Koy [Live from Seattle, Lights Out, Comin’ in Hot, In His Elements] talks with Anna about the transformation of comedy over the years, pretending to be his mom when getting tickets to see Eddie …

Aasif Mandvi

May 9th, 2022


Aasif Mandvi [The Daily Show, The Brink, Million Dollar Arm, Evil] talks with Anna about moving from England to Florida at 16 and dreaming his life …

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 5

May 12th, 2022


In today’s special episode, dating and relationship coach April Beyer is back as Anna’s qualified co-host. For those of you just discovering our podcast, April has been a matchmaker for more than 20 years and is the …

Julie Bowen

May 16th, 2022


Julie Bowen [Modern Family, Ed, Boston Legal, Happy Gilmore] talks with Anna about female rivalry, the pressure to be sexy, underwear, an audition …

Dulé Hill

May 23rd, 2022


Dulé Hill [The West Wing, Ballers, Suits, The Wonder Years] talks with Anna about regaining confidence after divorce, getting out of the friend zone …

John Bradley

May 30th, 2022


John Bradley [Game of Thrones, Moonfall, Borgia, Marry Me], talks with Anna about his new movie Moonfall with Halle Berry, conspiracy theories, drama …

Morena Baccarin

June 6th, 2022


Morena Baccarin [Deadpool, Gotham, Homeland, Serenity, Firefly] talks with Anna about the moment you realize you’re in a bad relationship, how she …

Dan Fogler

June 13th, 2022


Dan Fogler [Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Balls of Fury, The Walking Dead, The Goldbergs, Take Me Home Tonight] talks with Anna about his …

Danny Trejo

June 20th, 2022


Danny Trejo [Machete, Bad Ass, From Dusk Till Dawn, Heat, Spy Kids] talks with Anna about his formative childhood and his relationship with his parents, the adrenaline rush of conducting an armed robbery, how to survive …

Sarah Marshall

June 27th, 2022


In today’s episode, Anna talks with writer, podcaster, and media critic Sarah Marshall. Sarah is the co-host and creator of the acclaimed modern history podcast You're Wrong About which focuses on clarifying our …

Nev Schulman

July 4th, 2022


Today’s guest is author, producer, and television host Nev Schulman. Nev’s life changing experience was chronicled in the documentary film CATFISH

Jordan Klepper

July 11th, 2022


Jordan Klepper [The Daily Show, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, Kasich & Klepper] talks with Anna about the meaning and sentiment behind “Make America Great Again”, the normalization of extreme language and …

Karen Pittman

July 17th, 2022


Karen Pittman [The Morning Show, The Americans, And Just Like That, Yellowstone] talks with Anna about her upcoming project Unthinkably Good Things, growing up as the “weird one” in her family, falling in love with …

Christina Ricci

July 25th, 2022


Christina Ricci [Yellowjackets, Buffalo ‘66, Casper, Speed Racer, The Addams Family] and Anna discuss Christina’s recent Emmy-nomination, being unintentionally funny, navigating friendships as an actor, the appeal of …

Kevin Bacon

August 1st, 2022


Kevin Bacon [Footloose, JFK, The Woodsman, Mystic River] talks with Anna about getting cast in his first movie, the 1978 classic National Lampoon's Animal House which he expected to change his life, his failed attempt …

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 6

August 4th, 2022


Matchmaker, relationship coach and CEO of LEVEL connections, April Beyer is back as Anna’s more qualified co-host in this special episode. 

This episode is all about moving on from heartbreak and figuring out when to …

Stephen Dubner

August 10th, 2022


Author, journalist, and podcast host Stephen Dubner talks with Anna about the lead up to his book Freakonomics, his new-ish podcast No Stupid …

Kal Penn

August 17th, 2022


Kal Penn [Harold & Kumar, Designated Survivor, How I met Your Mother, House] talks with Anna about the challenges of writing his book You Can’t …

Jennette McCurdy

August 24th, 2022


Author, singer, director, and actor Jennette McCurdy and Anna talk about her incredibly powerful and very funny new book I’m Glad My Mom Died, the …

Dominic Monaghan

August 31st, 2022


Dominic Monaghan [The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Lost, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker] talks with Anna about the first time they met, his passion for nature, irrational fears, his chance meeting with a chambered …

Michael Rapaport Returns!

September 7th, 2022


Actor, comedian, and podcast host Michael Rapaport (True Romance, Beautiful Girls, Deep Blue Sea) talks with Anna about his long-lost innocence, a …

Rupi Kaur

September 14th, 2022


Poet, artist, and author Rupi Kaur tells Anna about her latest book Healing Through Words, her difficult and confusing childhood, first love, the …

Becca Tobin

September 21st, 2022


Actress, podcaster and New York Times Bestselling Author, Becca Tobin talks with Anna about her surreal experience on Glee, female friendships and mean girls, infidelity, narcissism, love and heartbreak, her podcast

Tony Hawk

September 28th, 2022


This week’s guest and co-host is skateboarding pioneer, philanthropist, and podcaster Tony Hawk. Tony tells Anna about his discovery of …

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