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Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and … read more

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New 2022 Themes, Theranos Verdict, Alternatives to Sex + The City Reboot

January 11th, 2022


First podcast episode of 2022. Lian, Julie and Liz have some show news, themes for the year, Theranos verdict discussion and entertainment tips.

Tiny Tiny Test Episode

January 7th, 2022


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Satellite Sisters 2021 Finale: Look What We Did!

December 14th, 2021


Season Finale 2021: The Satellite Sisters salute listeners who shared their ups and downs of 2021 and share a few of their own. Thank you to all listeners who posted your #satsisterslookwhatidid2021 here in the …

Flaming Cocktails, International News, Tiger's Recovery, What Your Hairdresser Wishes You Knew, Are Candles The New Bitcoin?

December 7th, 2021


Flaming Cocktails, International News, Tiger's Recovery, What Your Hairdresser Wishes You Knew, Are Candles The New Bitcoin?

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Thanksgiving Entertainment Tips Plus Satellite Sisters Next Gen Meghan Dolan Saporita on Family Decision-Making and Hometown Activism

November 23rd, 2021


Niece Meghan Dolan Saporita visits to tell her aunts about big family decisions made during the pandemic and the local work she is doing …

Gen Z in the Workplace! Taylor Swift! Tuesday Trends! Plus, TV Recs

November 16th, 2021


It’s a Next Gen takeover! Fiona Dolan is sitting in for Liz Dolan today and we’re taking advantage of the generational difference with …

College Admissions for Boys, Clock Change/Gadget Change, Birthday Dinner Menu Challenge, Health Check List 2022

November 2nd, 2021


College admissions for boys, gadgets that need changing at home, a helpful health check list from a listener and what to make a picky eater …

Checking out the Vortex, Rejecting the Metaverse, Bringing Back Civility

October 26th, 2021


Checking out the Vortex, Rejecting the Metaverse, Bringing Back Civility

Lian visits the Sedona vortex, Liz is pretty sure she doesn't want …

Author Laura Galloway on her memoir Dalvi: Six Years In The Arctic Tundra Plus Tuesday Trends, Great Writing About Good Food

October 19th, 2021


Laura Galloway talks to the Satellite Sisters about her fascinating memoir Dalvi: Six Years In The Arctic Tundra. And yes, she did move in with a reindeer herder, stick around after he ditched her and learn the

Lian's First Trip in Forever, Peanut Butter Sandwich Spies, Teen Girls + Instagram, What Martha Eats

October 12th, 2021


Julie is always on BREAKING SPY NEWS plus Lian is headed out for her first trip in two years and Liz salutes Shalane Flanagan- six marathons …

Lian Parties with Hall & Oates, Julie Learns Homecoming Texas-Style, Liz Launches Tucci-tober, #StayNoisy Shout-Outs

October 5th, 2021


Lian Parties with Hall & Oates, Julie Learns Homecoming Texas-Style, Liz Launches Tucci-tober, #StayNoisy Shout-Outs

Lian is one of the …

Satellite Sisters We Heart NY Special feat. Sheila Dolan and Fiona Dolan

September 28th, 2021


Guests Sheila Dolan and Fiona Dolan join Lian, Julie and Liz Dolan on this special salute to NYC. Sheila is a former NYC schoolteacher who …

It's Jennifer Aniston Week at Satellite Sisters plus Hawks on the Job, Theranos Trial FINALLY Begins, AAA Triple Snafu

September 14th, 2021


Julie, Liz and Lian Dolan declare this week Jennifer Aniston Week at Satellite Sisters plus report on critters (hawks + beavers save the …

Satellite Sisters Season Premiere with New Fall '21 Mantras: Do Your Best. Keep or Stop. No Fiascos.

September 7th, 2021


Lian, Julie and Liz Dolan return for the first show of the new Satellite Sisters season. What did everyone do in August? And what are the …

Favorite Episode of 2021: Whip The Pony! Hot Flaming Fraud! Congrats, Go-Go's!

August 24th, 2021


Favorite Episode of 2021: Whip The Pony! Hot Flaming Fraud! Really Bill Gates???

Our #1 episode of 2021 comes with a key sports psychology …

Finding the Fun! Favorite Moments of this Satellite Sisters Season. Julie's Mod Squad. Caftan Dreams. Marriage Tips. Satellite Sisters Celebration Afterglow.

August 17th, 2021


Finding the Fun! Favorite Moments of this Satellite Sisters Season. Julie's Mod Squad. Caftan Dreams. Marriage Tips. Satellite Sisters …

Satellite Sisters Welcome Friends + Fiction Authors Mary Alice Monroe, Kristin Harmel, Kristy Woodson Harvey

August 10th, 2021


This is the Satellite Sisters Friends & Fiction Special for Summer 2021. On today’s show, fascinating interviews about their books and their lives with authors Mary Alice Monroe, Kristin Harmel and Kristy …

Favorite Olympic Moments, Warning for Googling Hikers, August Podcast Preview, Interview with Naomi Hirahara, author of Clark & Division

July 27th, 2021


Our favorite Olympics moments so far, some thank-you's to listeners who are in Japan, some warnings about hiking with Google and an interview with Naomi Hirahara, author of Clark & Division, featured on our 

Summer Olympics Special feat. Olympian Kat Holmes, USA Fencing

July 20th, 2021


Our Satellite Sisters Summer Olympics Special: What we are looking forward to, what we will miss and a special interview with Kat Holmes, …

The Death of Email, Vacation Animal Sightings, Essential Oils Wreaking Havoc, Giant Goldfish Invade Minnesota

July 13th, 2021


Gen Z wants to kill email? Magpies are more deadly than bears? Citrus oils don't belong on your face? Giant goldfish are taking over …

Satellite Sisters Best Beach Bag Books 2021 Special feat. Christina Baker Kline, author of The Exiles and The Orphan Train

June 29th, 2021


The big reveal of the Satellite Sisters Best Beach Bag Books List for 2021! The complete list of our picks is on our blog at Today we discuss our choices and also interview best-selling …

Summer Cooking Spectacular: Claire Tansey's Ingredient of the Summer, New Season of Cooking with Liz: Summer of Snacks plus Menopause in the Workplace, Gen Z Lingo

June 22nd, 2021


Summer Cooking Spectacular! Liz launches the new Cooking With Liz: Summer of Snacks and Claire Tansey joins us with summer recipes and two …

Naomi Osaka, UFO's Yes or No, Post-Pandemic Tipping, Sweeney Sisters Online Book Clubs

June 8th, 2021


Naomi Osaka, UFO's Yes or No, Post-Pandemic Tipping, Sweeney Sisters Online Book Clubs

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open for mental health reasons:

Caftan Dreams, Cave Syndrome, Post-Covid Roundtable and Worst Unsolicited Advice of the Year

May 25th, 2021


Liz's #littlevictories, Lian's caftan dreams and Julie's post-covid roundtable

Post-Covid anxieties:

Cave Syndrome: The struggle is real. Are …

Whip The Pony! Flamin' Hot Fables! The Go-Go's + Carole King Make The Hall Of Fame!

May 18th, 2021


Today's #1 Lesson: Whip The Pony! Some quick sports psychology for all. 

The Man Who Didn't Invent Flamin' Hot Cheetos. Story in LA Times. 

The Mom Project, Triumphant Family Celebrations, Pashmina Drop, Hooper's Homecoming, Cicadas, Girls5Eva!

May 11th, 2021


We interview Chandra Sanders about The Mom Project, retraining and supporting women who want to get back into the workforce after the pandemic. Here's Chandra on NBC News. Here's more info about RISE


Interview with author Mary Kay Andrews, Mother's Day Shout-Outs, Sweatpants Bonfires, Yeti Lifestyle.

May 4th, 2021


Mother's Day Shout-Outs, Sweatpants Bonfires, Yeti Lifestyle, Interview with author Mary Kay Andrews

We share your Mother's Day dedications this week plus we interview author Mary Kay Andrews, whose latest book …

Lian's Volunteer Career, MOD Squad saves Julie's day, Liz's Major Dog Announcement

April 27th, 2021


Lian's Volunteer Career, MOD Squad saves Julie's day, Liz's Major Dog Announcement

So many dog tales this week, starting with this one from …

TWO PAWS UP: Behind The Screens at the Satellite Sisters Celebration with Sixth & I

April 13th, 2021


We recap the wonderful Satellite Sisters Celebration at Sixth & I. Two paws up! What did you miss behind the screens? We review. Many …

Special Travel Episode: Author Hannah Kirshner from Japan on her new book Water, Wood and Wild Things plus Travel Fantasies, Advice, TV and Cookbooks

March 23rd, 2021


Special Travel Episode: Author Hannah Kirshner from Japan on her new book Water, Wood and Wild Things plus Travel Fantasies, Advice, TV and Cookbooks

Welcome and Happy Pub Day to Hannah Kirshner, author of 

Our vote for GOAT, Changes in Pandemic Friendship, White House Dogs, Putin's Palace

February 9th, 2021


In sports, who's the Greatest Of All Time? Today we discuss Tom Brady, Serena Williams and Tiger Woods. Listeners thought they saw Liz in the Tiger documentary on HBOMax. She took a look and shares some …

Novelist Nancy Johnson on The Kindest Lie, Liz's 2021 theme, Tony Bennett + Alzheimers, The Fussy Virgin

February 2nd, 2021


Writer Nancy Johnson joins the Satellite Sisters today to discuss her acclaimed debut novel The Kindest Lie.

Plus Liz is back with a health status report and a big announcement on her theme for 2021. PLUS, her …

Year of the Work Pivot, Pandemic Food Trends, Two Spaces or One Controversy

January 26th, 2021


RIP Larry King. We’ll never forget the crazy weird book party we attended at your house once for your producer Wendy Walker’s book called Producer. Lian tells the tale of the party that Larry forgot.

Satellite …

Update on Liz from Liz! Plus, Pandemic Design Trends, Great Gadgets & Mardi Gras Madness

January 19th, 2021


Update on Liz from Liz! Plus, Pandemic Design Trends, Great Gadgets & Mardi Gras Madness

On the podcast, Liz Dolan returns with an update …

Personal News, Marriage Tips, Pompeii Discoveries & Bee Gees Love

January 12th, 2021


Personal News, Marriage Tips, Pompeii Discoveries & Bee Gees Love

Satellite Sisters are back with news from Liz. Plus, the plight of working mothers during the pandemic, the discovery of an ancient snack …

New Year! New Mottos! New Ins & Outs! New Pandemic Regrets!

January 5th, 2021


Satellite Sisters podcast returns for 2021 with new inspiration, new hobbies and new Entertaining Sisters recommendations. Join Lian and …

Hallmark Holiday Finale! And Satellite Sisters' Top Ten Lists for 2020.

December 15th, 2020


Hallmark Holiday Finale! And Satellite Sisters' Top Ten Lists for 2020. 

It's a Hallmark Holiday Finale on Satellite Sisters. Our guests are 

Joyful Gifting from Real Simple's Brandi Broxson plus Julie's Reckless Festooning, Lian's Peak 2020, Liz's "Lifestyle"

December 8th, 2020


NOTE: We had an audio snafu. Lost our master recording. Luckily, Julie had a back-up. As a result, she sounds great but the rest of us - not …

Perk It Up! Lifting Our Holiday Spirits, Doing The Undoing and Listening to Nashville Hitmaker Aimee Mayo

December 1st, 2020


Perk It Up! Lifting Our Holiday Spirits, Doing The Undoing and Listening to Nashville Hitmaker Aimee Mayo

We set a goal for December 2020: …

Sheila and Monica Visit For Satellite Sisters Thanksgiving Special + Lab Rats Report

November 24th, 2020


Happy Thanksgiving, sisters and misters! Sisters Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan stop in to catch up with Julie, Liz and Lian before the …

A Celebration Of Female Firsts! Kamala, Emily + Kim plus guest Michael Ian Black.

November 17th, 2020


We welcome this Season Of Female Firsts! Congratulations to all 3 Satellite Sisters of the Week:

Kamala Harris: First female Vice …

SPECIAL Satellite Sisters Listener Appreciation Day: You're the Best, Sisters and Misters!

November 3rd, 2020


SPECIAL Satellite Sisters Listener Appreciation Day: You're the Best, Sisters and Misters! 

It's a SPECIAL Day. It's Listener Appreciation Day on Satellite Sisters. For the first time in 20 years, we are …

Locktober V3: Nutrition & Self-Care During Covid, Behind The Scenes with Ina Garten, Halloween Tips

October 20th, 2020


Today's Locktober Expert is Dr. Leslie Korn, an expert in Natural and Integrative Medicine specializing in treating trauma, chronic illness and optimal wellness and author of Natural Woman. She's got some great …

Locktober Begins! Advice on Goal Setting + Empathy, Must-See Animal Videos, Satellite Sisters Online Events: Friends and Fiction, Ina Garten

October 6th, 2020


Locktober begins! All month the Satellite Sisters will bring you experts with advice on handling extended lockdown. Today its Dr. Stephanie Newman on managing anxiety, setting goals and empathy. Stephanie is a …

Claire Tansey + Dinner Uncomplicated, The Social Dilemma, #satsisterslookwhatidid Contest Winners Announced

September 29th, 2020


Claire Tansey joins us today, publication day for her great new cookbook Dinner, Uncomplicated. We've already tested some of the recipes ourselves. Winners are announced for our #satsisterslookwhatidid contest …

Thank you, Justice Ginsburg.

September 22nd, 2020


The Satellite Sisters thank Ruth Bader Ginsburg and share many of the things we have read or listened to since learning of her passing.


Interview with Chris Frantz of The Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club + #satsisterslookwhatidid, Epic Product Snafus

September 15th, 2020


Chris Frantz of The Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club joins us to talk about his new memoir Remain In Love. Two iconic bands. One unforgettable life. A lovely guy married to rock goddess Tina Weymouth. What's not …

Lian's New Rhumba, School Daze, Russian Poisonings, Favorite Teachers, New Satellite Sisters Contest!

September 8th, 2020


Lian catches us up on her dancing progress ( new Rhumba!), Julie accidentally invents a new beauty product and Liz goes from Yosemite to …

New Season Begins! Chadwick Boseman + Colon Cancer, Pandemic Parenting, Cooking With Liz Shout-Outs, Announcements for Fall 2020 including Locktober!

September 1st, 2020


We're back! Lian, Julie and Liz announce plans for the Fall 2020 season including a special series of helpful interviews during what we are …

Let's Go, Europe: Lian Dolan hits Rome, Pompeii + Paris plus Emmy Bonus: The Night of the Exploding Shoes

August 25th, 2020


On this special Satellite Sisters, Lian Dolan takes us to Rome, Pompeii and Paris, great highlights of earlier travel with her son Colin. …

Let's Go, South America: The Satellite Sisters explore Galapagos, Machu Picchu, Patagonia.

August 18th, 2020


Come explore South America with Lian, Liz and Julie today with highlights of our trips to the Galapagos (Ecuador) , Macchu Picchu (Peru) and …

Food + Fun Special: All 5 Sisters Talk Fro-Yo Rage, Whole Foods Beefs, How To Peel An Egg

August 11th, 2020


Today's special August episode includes classic food and fun conversations from all 5 sisters - from Lian's tale of a root canal rage to …

Olympic Special: Our tales from the Rio Olympics plus interview with Elise Hooper, author Fast Girls, A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team

August 4th, 2020


Welcome to the first of our special August 2020 episodes. With or without Tokyo, we've got Olympic Fever! First up, we share the highlights of our Rio Olympics episode August 21, 2016. Lian and Liz came home …

Thank You John Lewis, Advice for New College Grad Parents, Progress on Liz's Outdoor Cinema, Surviving A Layoff, Magazine Hodge-Podge!

July 21st, 2020


We've got it all this week. Remembrance of John Lewis, advice for parents with new college grads searching for jobs (or not), workplace …

Susan Wiggs Interview plus New Website Goes Live, Outdoor Movies at Home, Work Advice

July 7th, 2020


Susan Wiggs Interview plus New Website Goes Live, Outdoor Movies at Home, Work Advice

Lian and Julie interview Susan Wiggs in the second half …

Satellite Mister Carl Reiner, Family Test Results, Saharan Dust Storms, Black Hole Collisions, 4th of July Extravaganza Plans

July 1st, 2020


Satellite Mister Carl Reiner, Family Test Results, Saharan Dust Storms, Black Hole Collisions, 4th of July Extravaganza Plans

FAREWELL to the 

"Close The Gap" Year, Love in the Time of Covid, Crazy Corporate Cyberstalking, 4th of July Ice Cream Extravaganza

June 23rd, 2020


Lian's inspired by Stephanie Koontz's speech about taking a "close the gap" year at her son's college graduation, Julie has tales of Love in …

Special Drop! Book Club Girl Podcast with Lian Dolan

June 20th, 2020


Satellite Sister Lian Dolan on this special episode drop of The Book Club Girl podcast talking about The Sweeney Sisters. The Book Club Girl …

Pandemic Parenting Special! With the Founders of Your Teen Media

June 16th, 2020


Lack of motivation. Academic backsliding. Social distancing collapsing. And everyone's driving you batty. Does this sound familiar? Do you …

Racial Justice, Workplace Advice, New Dolan Family Mystery, Sweeney Sisters Book Clubs. Entertainment Tips

June 9th, 2020


Today we talk about taking action in the area of racial justice, both personally and professionally,then we've got some workplace advice (Stop The Unmasked Sneezing!), some entertainment ideas and a family …

A Satellite Sisters Check-In - Our Sadness, Our Hopes plus a Kindergarten Graduation and New Dog Pool.

June 3rd, 2020


A Satellite Sisters Check-In - Our Sadness, Our Hopes plus a Kindergarten Graduation and New Dog Pool. 

We begin today just checking in. What …

New Quarantining Habits, Workplace Advice and Leadership Now, Mindy Kaling's Never Have I Ever, Book Club News For Sweeney Sisters Readers

May 19th, 2020


Lian and Liz both have new quarantine habits. Liz even has a slogan. Stop The Slide.

Lian has high praise for Mindy Kaling's new Netflix show Never Have I Ever. Special shout-out for surprise John McEnroe stunt …

Satellite Sisters 2020 Best Beach Bag Books Special! Interview with Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks, plus book and podcast recommendations from the Satellite Sisters

May 12th, 2020


Satellite Sisters 2020 Best Beach Bag Books Special! Interview with Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks, plus book and podcast recommendations from the Satellite Sisters

For the complete list of Satellite Sisters …

Celebrate Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters: Ask Lian Anything!

April 28th, 2020


It's Lian Dolan pub date for The Sweeney Sisters. We celebrate with an Ask Lian Anything. Thanks for all your questions! For complete info …

Weird Dreams, Tragic Optimism, FOXES!, 'Cooking With Liz' S4 Review.

April 14th, 2020


Weird Dreams, Tragic Optimism, Quarantrends and FOXES! Plus 'Cooking With Liz' S4 Review. 

Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters comes …

Satellite Sisters Community, Leadership in a Crisis, Nana Academy Report, "Cooking With Liz" Reviewed and Renewed!

March 31st, 2020


News about our May 17 event at Sixth & I in Washington DC. Our live show will be postponed until next year. All who have already purchased tickets will be contacted via email by Sixth & I. We are now …

Nana Academy with Julie, Lian's Strategies On How To Adjust To These Times, Olympic Postponement with Liz plus Cooking, TV

March 24th, 2020


So how's everyone doing out there? Lian and Julie both have observations about managing these times, while Liz is cooking things up in the …

Satellite Sisters Special: Community and Connection in the time of Corona PLUS an special excerpt of the audiobook of Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters

March 17th, 2020


Satellite Sisters Special Episode: The importance of community and connection during the time of corona PLUS a surprise excerpt of the …

Creativity, Coronavirus, Olympic Marathon, Cooking vs Postmates, Book Recommendations, The Sweeney Sisters Drawing

March 3rd, 2020


Creativity, Coronavirus, Olympic Marathon, Cooking vs Postmates, Book Recommendations, The Sweeney Sisters Drawing

Buy TIX now! Satellite Sisters LIVE in Washington DC on May 17: Details on our website here. …

BIG Event Announcement, Lian's Birthday, Julie's Target Tutorial, Weinstein Verdict, Katherine Johnson, B. Smith

February 25th, 2020


BIG Event Announcement, Lian's Birthday, Julie's Tour of Target, Weinstein Verdict 

ORDER YOUR TIX NOW! Today we announce Satellite Sisters …

Listen to this: Book Club Girl Podcast with author Jean Kwok

February 18th, 2020


Satellite Sisters is off this week, but we recommend the Book Club Girl Podcast. Hosts Jen & Tavia, two avid readers and believers in books, discuss great book club picks, talk to authors and offer audio …

Oscars, Friendship, Sketchy Business Advice For Kardashians, Winners of The Sweeney Sisters Giveaway

February 11th, 2020


Oscar Round-Up, The Power of Friendship, High Distraction Factor News, First Winners of The Sweeney Sisters Insta and Facebook Contest 

Enter …

Lian's Home Harvest, Julie's Putin Power Analysis, Liz's Jennifer Aniston Shout-Out plus Health Hodge-Podge!

January 21st, 2020


Lian's got news! The first event to promote her new novel The Sweeney Sisters is scheduled for Mission Viejo, CA on Feb. 16, 2020. Yes, the …

Royal News! What say we about Harry and Meghan? Plus Revolutionary Marriage Tip, Where to Travel in 2020, Film + TV Recommendations

January 14th, 2020


Royal News! What say we about Harry and Meghan? Plus 

Meghan and Harry's announcement about stepping down. We have MUCH to discuss. And by the way, congrats Canada!


Oscar Nominations: Do we really have to go …

Visions for 2020, Ghosn's Great Escape from Japan, Harvey Weinstein Trial + Books, The Sweeney Sisters News

January 7th, 2020


We share our themes for the new year 2020. For Satellite Sisters, It's also the year of The Sweeney Sisters, Lian's new novel. Pre-order her

Holiday Cooking Tips, Best DIY Gifts + Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Travel Guide

December 17th, 2019


Lian and Julie welcome cookbook author Claire Tansey of Uncomplicated:Take the Stress Out of Home Cooking. Claire gives us her expert advice …

Farewell Madam Secretary, Urban Nana's Best Books for Kids, Lian's Upcoming Book Event for The Sweeney Sisters

December 10th, 2019


Farewell Madam Secretary, Urban Nana's Best Books for Kids, Lian's Upcoming Book Events for The Sweeney Sisters, Gratitude for Teachers

Favorite Holiday Destinations, Flying with Food, Lian's Sous-Chef, Liz's Shrimpsgiving, New Music from Martin Davich

November 26th, 2019


Our Thanksgiving Special! From Liz's Shrimpsgiving and Lian's sous-chef son Colin to favorite holiday destinations and new music from Martin …

Birthday Surprise for Monica, Hibernation for Humans, Health, Mary Steenburgen, The Crown, Disney on Ice

November 19th, 2019


Happy Birthday, Monica! We tell the tale of our very special gift. - a Raleigh electric bike called The Retroglide! It was a huge hit!!!

Thanks from Lian to all the listeners who responded to last week's episode …

Lian's Unexpected Colon Cancer Diagnosis: Bad News, Good News, Important News.

November 12th, 2019


Today's episode is Lian's story of being diagnosed with colon cancer after a routine colonoscopy and how that early screening may have …

Brain Science, Sports Refs, Baking, Old Space Shuttles, New Prince Book

November 5th, 2019


Julies bakes The Barefoot Contessa apple tart and Liz attends a college football game. What is this world coming to?? Plus Liz recommends …

Creative Sparks Fly! Plus Halloween Costume Dilemma and Dog Camp Graduation

October 29th, 2019


Want to get back in touch with your creative spirit? We welcome Laura Holson, New York Times journalist and creator of The Box Sessions, a …

Sheila's got snacks and a first date report, Julie's in our Wondery Studio with us and Liz is home from DC visit

October 22nd, 2019


Satellite Sisters covers the gamut from women in the workplace to drama in the skies to a first date. Yeah, Satellite Sisters Of The Week: …

Sheila's Here! Complete Wedding Report, New Hot Travel Destinations, UPS Guy Saves The Day, TV + Film Tips

October 15th, 2019


Sheila's Here! Complete Wedding Report, New Hot Travel Destinations, TV + Film tips

Mother-of-the-bride Sheila Dolan is here with her …

Doha Diaries with 2022 World Cup Tips! Track and Field, Spacewalks, Chip + Joanna News, Ann Patchett

October 8th, 2019


We bring home the gold from the World Track + Field Championships in Doha, Qatar! Liz was behind-the-scenes and has sports news, art news …

Using Improv to Spark Creativity and Fall Book Recommendations

October 1st, 2019


Today on the podcast, we follow-up on Liz Dolan's whereabouts (The World Track & Field Championships in Doha), the new law in California …

Downton Abbey Recap, #staynoisy Women, Investment Clubs for Women, Global Travel

September 24th, 2019


Downton Abbey Recap, #staynoisy Women, Investment Clubs for Women, Global Travel

Downton Gabby is back as Lian and Julie recap the Downton …

SEASON PREMIERE! Plus Lian Dolan's got big news about her new novel The Sweeney Sisters.

September 10th, 2019


It's the Satellite Sisters Season Premiere. We are thrilled to be back and share a BIG book announcement.

It's all about Lian Dolan and her

Travel Tips + Apps, DNA Testing, Girls' Weekend Report, Cow Cuddling

July 16th, 2019


Big #satsisterstravel action today. Julie recommends Steamboat Springs, CO for a great girls' weekend. Lian's just back from wonderful 

Earthquake! US Women's National Team Win + Coco Gauff, Geopolitical Flashpoints + Presidential Sippy Cups, Travel Reports

July 9th, 2019


So many Satellite Sisters of the Week this week: We cheer the U.S. Women's national team for their great Women's World Cup winCoco Gauff for her Wimbledon successes and Dr. Lucy Jones, for guiding us through …

Big Cheesey Contest Winners Announcement, 4th of July Food, Fashion Trends

July 2nd, 2019


Today's the big cheesy day! We announce the winner's of our 'I'd rather be cheeseboarding" Photo Contest. Two lucky winners were drawn at random, one from Instagram and one from Facebook. They'll win a year's …

Air Canada snafu, Dogs at amazon, Facebook cryptocurrency, Bigfoot FBI report, More Beach Bag Books

June 25th, 2019


Waking up alone on a cold dark Air Canada plane? Facebook cryptocurrency? Dogs at amazon? Bigfoot breaking news from the FBI? And more on …

Parenting Patience, Paul McCartney, Gloria Vanderbilt, Witches

June 18th, 2019


Julie hits the Paul McCartney Tour with her husband in Dallas. HER Beatle! Lian drives home from college with her son. Patience challenged! …

Best Beach Bag Books 2019 plus an interview with author Jennifer Weiner

June 11th, 2019


It's our Summer Reading Special. We announce the title on our Best Beach Bag Books listand we interview New York Times Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner about her new book, Mrs. Everything. Mrs. Everything is …

Star Wars Opening, Fosse/Verdon Screening, Lost Hiker, Cool Golfer and BIG Cheesy Contest Announcement

June 4th, 2019


Star Wars Opening, Fosse/Verdon Screening, Lost Hiker, Cool Golfer and BIG Contest Announcement

The ONLY news in LA media this weekend was …

Let's Taco About The Party, Liz's College Reunion, Julie's Family Medical Emergency

May 28th, 2019


On today's podcast, we recap the big family engagement party that Lian and Julie threw for Sheila's daughter Ruthie and Liz's 40th College …

Royal Baby Sussex, Working Hours vs. Working Parents plus Dance AND POETRY!

May 7th, 2019


Welcome, Baby Boy Sussex. Well done, Meghan and Harry! That's the good news. Here's the bad news in one NYT headline: Women Did Everything Right. Then Companies Got Greedy. How American's obsession with long …

Notre Dame Remembrances, Lori Loughlin Pleads Not Guilty, Bitter Business Bureau, Abby Wambach Podcasts + Our Book Recommendations.

April 16th, 2019


We start with our remembrances of Notre Dame, after yesterday's terrible fire. Then more from The Edna and Jim "I've Already Been To …

A Lying + Cheating Special: More College Admissions Crimes and Abby Ellin, author of Duped:Double Lives, False Identities and the Con Man I Almost Married

April 9th, 2019


So much lying and cheating afoot!

College Admissions Crimes: The scandal we just can't quit. Today we tackle:

Felicity Huffman Might Get Jail …

Cheeseboarding, Brexit, What We Want In Restaurants, Theranos Book + Doc + Podcast

April 2nd, 2019


Is snowplow parenting related to the college admissions scandal? We discuss.

Brexit. Could it be going any worse? In a word, no.

This woman …

College Admissions Scandal, NASA Fail, Audiobook Recommendation: Say Nothing

March 26th, 2019


The College Admissions Scandal is a story tailor-made for the Satellite Sisters. Remember, Julie was an admissions officer and Lian hosted a …

Spring Break Mini-Episode: More On The Tale of the Slobbery Tennis Ball

March 19th, 2019


On this new Spring Break mini-episode, we discuss one of the biggest Satellite Sisters mysteries OF ALL TIME. What is happening in this 2008 …

Sarah Fain and Liz Craft talk about their new ABC drama The Fix and finding their voices on their podcast Happier In Hollywood

March 12th, 2019


Today we are joined by Liz Craft and Sarah Fain, hosts of the podcast Happier in Hollywood and showrunners for the new ABC drama The Fix …

Lian's Dance Performance, Kidfluencers, #staynoisy Tabitha King

March 5th, 2019


Lian's owns her big Madonna dance moment this weekend and has the costume change to prove it! Julie reads about The Invisibility of Older …

Patagonia Travel Report, Farewell Lindsay Vonn, Next Gen Ruthie Marantz at South By Southwest

February 12th, 2019


Julie and Liz are back behind the mics after their epic vacation. Today, Part One of their travels: Hiking in Patagonia, Argentina. They …

Special Guest Sister Monica Dolan, Hausfrau Honeymoon, The Power of Pie, Puerto Rico Travel

February 5th, 2019


Satellite Sister Monica Dolan calls in on her coffee break. We get an update on All Things Monica, including her trip to Puerto Rico. Plus, …

Special Guest Sister Sheila, New Fitness Trend + Female Focused Travel to Mexico City

January 29th, 2019


Liz and Julie are on Vacation in Patagonia, so Satellite Sister Sheila is behind the mic. We hear all about being the Mother of the Bride, …

Oscar Noms, Stress-Busting Strategies, To Marie Kondo or Not + Patagonia Adventure Travel

January 22nd, 2019


Julie and Liz are in final prep for their travel to Patagonia. Lian will hold down the fort when they are gone, with special guests Sheila …

Patagonia Travel Prep, Surprise Celeb Sighting, Tuesday Trends, NFL Bet, Bitter Business Bureau

January 15th, 2019


Bitter Business Bureau: Creepy lech John Lasseter got a job? Are you kidding us? Plus travel, entertainment, trends and a podcast …

Epic Adventure Travel Announcement, Goals for 2019, Julie's Spy Report

January 8th, 2019


Our first episode of 2019!
Lian and Julie share some themes for the year and Liz has Operation Sea Turtle health and wellness goals as part of …

Civility + Kindness: From the Satellite Mister Who Inspired Us, Dr. PM Forni.

December 25th, 2018


We all aspire to civility and kindness in 2019. For inspiration, listen to this advice from Dr. PM Forni, our longtime Satellite Sisters …

New Jennifer Lopez Movie, Year End Review, Holiday Plans and Tips

December 18th, 2018


Thanks, 2018! Today, we review our year and how we did on the themes we announced in January. Then we interview writer/producer Elaine …

Farewell to Dr PM Forni, Our Envoy of Civility Plus Uncomplicated, A New Cookbook from Claire Tansey

December 11th, 2018


Our fond farewell to Dr. PM Forni, our longtime Satellite Sisters Envoy of Civility who passed away last week. We reminisce about the many …

Lian Wants To Be An Influencer, Dick Van Dyke at Mary Poppins Returns Premiere, Urban Nana in Brooklyn

December 4th, 2018


Julie has thoughts on George H. W. Bush, an Urban Nana report from Brooklyn and a review of the Radio City Holiday Spectacular. Lian tests …

Thanksgiving Wins, Puppy News, Holiday Health and Wellness Tips

November 27th, 2018


Julie has thoughts on George H. W. Bush, an Urban Nana report from Brooklyn and a review of the Radio City Holiday Spectacular. Lian tests …

Alan Alda Visits For The Holidays: How To Improve Family Communications

November 16th, 2018


HOLIDAY BONUS: On this Satellite Sisters Family Dynamics Special, Alan Alda visits to talk about improving family communications. Listen …

Chip & Joanna TV, Amazon HQ2, How To Peel An Egg, Travel Tips

November 13th, 2018


High energy today! Advice for Chip & Joanna Gaines on their new Magnolia TV, our #staynoisy report on women in the midterm elections, …

Whitey Bulger, Legos, Pandas, Martha Stewart DIY, Happy Birthday Joni Mitchell

November 5th, 2018


Today's topics include Liz on the murder of Whitey Bulger in prison, Julie's tale of the swallowed Lego while Urban Nana was on duty and some …

Kindness vs. Hate, Halloween, Book Club: If You Love Me by Maureen Cavanagh

October 30th, 2018


So much sadness about the Pittsburgh Tree Of Life Synagogue killings. We look for ways to express kindness and find joy. Plus our monthly book club discussion: Maureen Cavanagh tells us about If You Love Me - A …

Justice O'Connor, Satellite Sisters Merch, Travel Trends, Snack News

October 23rd, 2018


On today's podcast, we remember the day we with spent with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the California Women's Conference hosted by Maria Shriver in 2010. Read Lian's original blog …

Thank you Meghan and Harry! Plus Rent The Runway, College Admissions and Weak Butt Cheeks

October 16th, 2018


On today's podcast, Meghan and Harry's happy baby news could not make us happier. Well done, Sussexes!
Special Satellite Sisters Shout-Out …

Personality Quiz, A Star Is Born, Dogs, Share The Sisters' New Trailer

October 8th, 2018


On today's podcast: Lian tries a personality quiz. And wins! Liz reviews A Star Is Born including the scoop on Charlie. That's Bradley Cooper's real dog! And some health and fitness talk, from strength …

Share The Satellite Sisters Trailer!

October 5th, 2018


Women's humor, health and happiness. Satellite Sisters is a weekly pep talk , a respite from the cray-cray. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan …

Madonna Birthday Party, Emotional Self Care, Poldark Recap, Run Like A Girl

October 2nd, 2018


On today's show, we provide a complete recap of Sheila's epic birthday party including the perfect Madonna theme for our material girl, provide advice to parents about preventing credit theft of your kids' …

Sheila Party Prep, Beyonce + Bitter Business Bureau, Saving Mayo

September 24th, 2018


On today's podcast, we fill you in on the party prep for Sheila's birthday, Lian has Beyonce in the house and has a bone to pick with Ticketmaster’s secret platform for scalpers, we debate the Weight Watchers …

Driving Through Fire, Mark Wahlberg, Emmys, Science Fair Film

September 17th, 2018


Julie has a hairy drive through a forest fire in a rental car. Liz has one on Lyft. Lian is thinking that maybe retiring at half-time is a …

Tracking Your Teens, Retiring at 35, Serena's Open & 9/11 Remembrance

September 11th, 2018


On today’s podcast, Julie breaks down the US Open Women’s Final like a tennis fan and a Serena fan. Plus, we discuss the pros and cons of …

Season Premiere! Tutus! Spies! Trumpets!

September 3rd, 2018


Our season premiere has it all: Serena Williams' tutu on Center Court at the US Open, spies using microwaves to cook our brains and a design trend in supermarkets that we against. Plus Lian takes in a night at …

BONUS: Ask Us Anything LIVE in Santa Monica 2017

August 20th, 2018


This podcast is the live audio from the Satellite Sisters appearance at the Santa Monica Public Library on April 22, 2017. Liz Dolan, Lian …

Ask Us Anything August 2018: Satellite Sisters Julie Dolan, Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan

August 14th, 2018


We asked you to Ask Us Anything and you did. In this special BONUS podcast episode, you get a fresh installment of answers from Lian Dolan, …

BONUS: Satellite Sisters "You're The Best" LIVE in Brooklyn NY

August 7th, 2018


On this bonus LIVE show, we introduce you to the Satellite Sisters Next Generation, read from our book "You're The Best: A Celebration of Friendship" and give you our philosophy of friendship and Satellite …

Gwyneth: Nut or Not?, Communicating With Your Sons, Mission Impossible

July 31st, 2018


Gwyneth Paltrow: Nut or Not? We ask that question today based on this story from the New York Times Magazine. Plus, how to stay connected to …

Extortion Plot Against Liz, Travel Tips and Trends, Best Travel Movies

July 24th, 2018


On today's show, Liz receives a threatening email that's trying to extort her. What should she do? Julie says "Call the cops". What's your …

Satellite Sisters Weekends, Russia, Creativity, Mamma Mia 2

July 17th, 2018


On today's podcast, Julie and Lian both recap the fun Satellite Sisters weekends they had. Julie is our resident Russia expert so she …

Thai Cave Rescue, Sports News, Food Trends, Film and Podcast Recommendations

July 9th, 2018


On today's podcast, Julie has insights on the amazing Thai cave rescue. She lived in Thailand. Lian covers the World Cup (good riddance …

Best Beach Bag Books Special + Jenna Blum on The Lost Family

July 3rd, 2018


It's time to get reading, Satellite Sisterhood. On our blog here, you'll find the complete Satellite Sisters Best Beach Bag Books List for 2018. On the podcast, we preview the list and interview writer Jenna …

Lian's Music Festival, Julie's Adventure To-Do Item + Liz Dolan Private Eye

June 26th, 2018


Lian has a complete music festival report from Arroyo Seco Weekend + summer fun tips including 6 new gin + tonics! Julie has some good news …

Thank You First Ladies, Scooter Test Drive, Brooklyn Fashion Trends, Health & Wellness Advice

June 19th, 2018


On today's show, a special salute to all the living first ladies who stepped forward to speak out in support of children and families at the …

Lian's Paris Report, #IHOb, Kim Jong Un, Satellite Sister of the Week, Suicide Prevention

June 11th, 2018


Lian has a complete travel report on her visit to Paris last month. Liz has strong feelings about the IHOP/IHOB marketing nonsense. Julie is …

Trader Joe's Dilemma, Satellite Sisters Book Club, RBG Doc, The Americans finale

June 4th, 2018


The end of The Americans on TV, the summer sleeper hit RBG, some Tuesday trends and our June book club interview:  Where The Peacocks Sing by …

Lian's Rome Report, Urban Nana Reviews Kids' Films, Liz Recaps Paul Simon Concert

May 29th, 2018


On today's podcast, Lian has a complete report on the Italian leg of her trip, Julie has a Urban Nana report on children's movies and Liz …

Stunt Sister Kate Casey, Royal Wedding Review, Sheila + Monica do Tuesday Trends

May 22nd, 2018


Welcome to our Stunt Sister Kate Casey and our real sisters Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan. Kate Casey is a comedian, author, and host of the …

Katie Couric Joins The Satellite Sisterhood

May 15th, 2018


Katie Couric in the house! The Satellite Sisters Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan welcome Katie Couric to the podcast to talk about her Nat Geo …

Robot-Proof Your Kids, Lian's Travel Plans, Movie/TV/Book Recommendations, Bras

May 8th, 2018


Julie on how to robot-proof your kids, Liz on what Big Pizza thinks about the new laws about posting calorie counts + facial recognition …

#staynoisy Nike Women, Photo Contest Results, Entertaining Sisters

May 1st, 2018


On today's podcast, we tackle the news about the revolt of women at Nike, debate the divisive issue of brunch and discuss Julie's brewing war …

Baby Name Announcement, Safe Salad, Travel Tips, Lian's Very L.A. Day

April 24th, 2018


Urban Nana Julie Dolan is back from caring for her new granddaughter in Brooklyn. Big baby name announcement plus discussion of how Princess …

Beyonce, Baby Girl TBD, When Meghan Met Harry: A Royal Weddingcast

April 17th, 2018


Urban Nana is on assignment in Brooklyn today with her new granddaughter. We are joined by very special guest Kristen Meinzer, co-host of the wildly entertaining podcast When Meghan Met Harry: A Royal …

Bitter Business Bureau, Royalty Report, DNA Results, Golf TV

April 10th, 2018


On today's podcast, we subpoena Zuckerberg to appear before the Bitter Business Bureau. Liz's data was shared with Cambridge Analytica, …

We Praise Difficult Women and Announce "You're The Best" Contest

March 27th, 2018


Karen's Karbo's In Praise of Difficult Women is our March book club pick. Karen joins Lian, Julie and Liz to talk about some of our favorite …

Thanks/No Thanks Facebook, #staynoisy report, National Ravioli Day

March 20th, 2018


Thanks for nothing, Mark Zuckerberg. In the Bitter Business Bureau, Julie has a bone to pick with Facebook and Liz finds a few odd things on …

Safe For Work: Listen to Liz's new workplace advice podcast

March 19th, 2018


In addition to Satellite Sisters, Liz hosts a new workplace advice show from Wondery called Safe For Work. Get more info here: On Safe For Work, she's on a mission to make your work life …

Co-Secretaries of State Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan!

March 13th, 2018


We've got two qualified candidates right here for Secretary of State. Lian is a citizen diplomat who works on the International Women of …

Russian Spies, Pep Talk for New Moms, Book Club Announcement

March 6th, 2018


Spies, Seduction and Poisoned Cheesecakes - Julie has SO much Russia news this week. Plus her review of Red Sparrow with Jennifer Lawrence. …

Broadway, Oscars, Dogs & Laura Ingalls Wilder

February 27th, 2018


It's Support the Arts Day on Satellite Sisters! Urban Nana Goes to Broadway! Lian dances Way Way Off Broadway! Liz mulls over Oscar Movies to …

Florida Mom and Stoneman Douglas Grad Write To Satellite Sisterhood

February 21st, 2018


Parkland Florida Mom Heather Curcio Hutchison is a longtime Satellite Sister and mother of Emaleigh Hutchison, a graduate of Stoneman Douglas …

Olympic Round-Up, Breast Cancer Research & Huge Dog News

February 13th, 2018


Let's hear it for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics! Lian breaks down 8 Truths about the Olympics Games. Julie follows-up with an International …

Winter Olympics, Super Bowl, Teens Girls, Friendships

February 6th, 2018


The Winter Olympics will take our minds off the stock market, thank goodness. We also discuss a few Super Bowl highlights (Justin Timberlake, Chris Hemsworth, @BarkBox twitter feed, Doritos), studies of the …

Great Barrier Reef + Australian Open Report, #StayNoisy Gymnastics

January 30th, 2018


Australia Report: Liz and Julie return from their fantastic trip to Australia and have loads to report to Lian: Yes, the Great Barrier Reef …

Special Guest Sisters Sheila Dolan & Monica Dolan, Plus Anne Bogel of What Should I read Next

January 23rd, 2018


The JV Team is Reunited. Happy to welcome Monica Dolan and Sheila Dolan back to the podcast. We catch up with both of them by a lightening …

Tina Brown on The Vanity Fair Diaries, plus Advice for Meghan Markle

January 9th, 2018


Tina Brown, editor extraordinaire-author-longtime favorite guest, joins Satellite Sisters Lian, Liz and Julie for a lively, thoughtful, …

Oprah 2020, Figure Skating, Upcoming Guest Hosts, Food Trends

January 9th, 2018


Thanks to today's sponsors BarkBox , Harry's and
Another BIG announcement today. Guess who will be co-hosting with Lian while Liz and …

Liz + Julie's Major Announcement, Happy 25th Anniversary Lian, 2018 Themes

January 2nd, 2018


Major announcement from Liz and Julie on our first podcast episode of the new year. Operation Sea Turtle 2018: The Adventure Continues! …

New To You: Julie's Fave Pick from 2012

December 30th, 2017


Julie picked this favorite episode from 2012 because she loves hearing Sheila and Monica. Ask Sheila any question about her Oscar picks and …

New To You: Rachel Ray's 30 Minute Meal Challenge from 2008

December 29th, 2017


New To You Episode from 2008! Can Julie and Lian actually make a Rachel Ray 30 Minute meal in 30 Minutes? You picked the meal; they try to …

New To You: Our Final Show of 2013

December 28th, 2017


Lian and Liz catch up to wrap up 2013, a year that was very demanding for the Dolan family.  Loss of our parents and Lian's brush with a …

Springsteen, Graduation, UFO's, Gift Suggestions

December 19th, 2017


Bruce Springsteen, Lian's son's college graduation, Julie's International News Round-Up, Liz on why UFO's matter and how you can become a …

Bitcoin Boom, College Graduation, Uncovering Sexual Harassment, Gifts

December 13th, 2017


Are we betting on Bitcoin? Or Legos? Plus, the latest investments by Gates Foundation in Alzheimers Research, how NYT journalists cracked open the sexual harassment cases of Bill O'Reilly and Harvey Weinstein, …

Matt Lauer Sex Toys, Uterus Transplant, Movie and TV Picks, Book Club News

December 5th, 2017


Fires in Southern California, Matt Lauer's sex toys, first ever uterus transplant and Julie's international news from Russia, Korea. Julie …

Royal Engagement, Grammy Noms, Skate America, Unsolved Mystery

November 28th, 2017


Congratulations to Prince Harry + Meghan Markle on their wedding now planned for May 2018. Julie has all the royal engagement …

Gretchen Rubin on The Four Tendencies, Friendsgiving

November 21st, 2017


Lian, Liz and Julie interview author Gretchen Rubin about her new bestseller The Four Tendencies. Fascinating personality profiles. Which …

Thanksgiving Guesting, Cheerios, Pirates, Bitter Business Bureau

November 14th, 2017


On today's podcast episode, Julie, Liz and Lian discuss how to be a great Thanksgiving guest, a family's amazing escape from pirates in the …

Skaters Rippon and Wagner, Weinstein's Spies, Lian's Thriller Performance

November 7th, 2017


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Lian, Julie and Liz meet with Olympic skaters Adam Rippon (love him!) and Ashley Wagner (love her …

Manafort Advice, Urban Nana Pep Talk, Rich Dead Celebs, Kitchen Makeover

October 31st, 2017


On today's podcast, Liz Dolan provides career advice to Paul Manafort, Julie Dolan gives young urban moms a pep talk and Lian Dolan …

VP Joe Biden Interview, Urban Nana, More Sexual Harassment News, Pep Talk for Kaitlyn

October 24th, 2017


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Liz Dolan tells us all about her interview with Vice President Joe Biden at the Distinguished Speaker …

Partying with Oprah, Hamilton, #metoo, International News, Martha Stewart

October 17th, 2017


Liz parties with Oprah (#wisdomofsundays) and plots secession from her HOA. Lian sees Hamilton and wants to work in a treehouse. Julie …

Jane Goodall, Harvey Weinstein, Travel Tips, Salad Robot

October 10th, 2017


On today's podcast, Lian, Julie and Liz tackle why you should go see JANE, a new movie about Jane Goodall, why we will never speak of Harvey …

Nobel Prize Announcements, Remembering Tom Petty, NYC Business Idea, Pumpkin Spice Products

October 3rd, 2017


Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Liz Dolan offer their thoughts on the Las Vegas mass shooting and what can be done now to change the gun culture …

NFL, Billie Jean King, International News, Raccoons in Canoes

September 26th, 2017


On today's show, Lian, Julie and Liz tackle the NFL debate, how Billie Jean King made herself heard, Julie's International News Round-Up, …

Inside Shondaland, Emmys, Beauty Trends and how Starbucks is ruining Starbucks

September 19th, 2017


Thanks to the sponsors of today's episode: BarkBox and Away.  We love you guys! Liz Dolan gets a backstage tour of Shondaland and visits the …

9/11 Remembrance, US Open, Emmys Update, The New Hygge is Lagom

September 11th, 2017


Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan on the Satellite Sisters podcast on September 11, 2017. Today on the show, we celebrate Liz's Big …

Season 18 Premiere! Houston, North Korea and Family Reunion Talent Show

September 5th, 2017


Welcome to Satellite Sisters Season 18! Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan on the podcast today as we welcome new listeners to our new …

College Drop-Offs: Hilarity Ensues

August 29th, 2017


BONUS EPISODE: Liz and Lian discuss some crazy college drop-offs in our family's past. Hilarity ensues. No helicopter parents for us. Hear …

Eclipse 2017 Round-Up: Liz, Lian, Julie and Special Correspondent Jill Barancik

August 22nd, 2017


It's the day after Eclipse 2017 and we have a complete report from the totality + the partiality, the mountains and the plains, two wineries in Oregon, one stadium in Carbondale, IL, a parking lot in Dallas TX …

Eclipse 2017 Spectacular: Astronomer Robert Kirshner PhD Explains All To The Satellite Sisters

August 1st, 2017


Eclipse 2017 Spectacular: Astronomer Robert Kirshner Explains All To The Satellite Sisters. Satellite Sisters Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan and Julie …

Lian Dolan hears cousin Robert Kirshner explain Dark Matter, Dark Energy

July 30th, 2017


In anticipation of our August 1 Eclipse 2017 Spectacular with astronomer Robert Kirshner, we replay a 2015 podcast where Lian attends a …

Princess Diana, Martha Stewart, Summer Salads, Nana Camp, Phelps vs. Bogus Shark

July 25th, 2017


Satellite Sisters podcast is brought to you by and
On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Liz …

Sheila goes to Richard Simmons class, Lab Rats, Cozy Couch

July 23rd, 2017


It's the JV Satellite Sisters Lian Dolan, Monica Dolan and Sheila Dolan today. 
Sheila goes to the Richard Simmons Clubhouse to sweat to the …

LPGA Dress Codes, USC Dean Scandal, Uber CEO Search & Royal Report

July 18th, 2017


On today's podcast, Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan tackle the secret drug-fueled life of a USC med school dean, Julie's annual Nana …

Monica's Epic Cable Installation, Ice Cream Cake Contest Judging

July 16th, 2017


Today's Satellite Sisters podcast features all five Dolan sisters: Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan, Monica Dolan, Julie Dolan and Sheila Dolan.
Monica …

Best Beach Bag Books: Alison Larkin "The English-American"

July 9th, 2017


Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Liz Dolan interview Alison Larkin, author of The English-American, part of the Satellite Sisters Best Beach Bag …

July 4th, Jancee Dunn, High School Reunions

July 4th, 2017


Thank you for completing our quick easy listener survey here:
On today's 4th of July show, Julie …

Girls Like Us: Carole King, Carly Simon, Joni Mitchell

July 2nd, 2017


Women we love, the songs they wrote and the men they slept with. On this episode of Satellite Sisters podcast from July 2, 2008, Liz, Sheila …

Sheila doesn't want to be a cougar, Lab Rats test pasta.

June 25th, 2017


Please fill out our Listener Survey 2017.
In the Beverly Hills studio, Lian and Sheila. Julie from …

Grocery Store Wars, Parenting College Kids, Pet Advice, Movie & Book Recommendations

June 20th, 2017


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Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite …

Wellness Expert Kathy Freston

June 18th, 2017


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Early Operation Sea Turtle blueprint?? Wellness …

North Korea, Disneyland, Astronauts, Buttne

June 13th, 2017


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On today's podcast, Julie Dolan and Liz Dolan review the …

Sheila's Summer of Love, Lab Rats, Farewell Kinkos

June 10th, 2017


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On this New To You show from June 9, 2008, Liz, Sheila and Monica discuss the plan for Sheila's Summer of Love, the Lab Rats …

Wonder Woman, Amazons, Nutrition Questions & Book Recommendation

June 6th, 2017


Did Wonder Woman leave your hungry for more Amazons? We have some fun facts to share about the ancient female warriors (Tattoos for al!). Lian brings Liz a few details from her research on this band of sisters. …

Worst Job Interviews, Pico Iyer on Dalai Lama

June 4th, 2017


On today's New To You show from June 2, 2008, Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan and Julie Dolan interview Pico Iyer about his new book on the Dalai …

Love, Marriage, Divorce, Travel & Saving NATO

May 30th, 2017


According to new scientific research, we're not meant to live in the moment. Our most human trait is planning for the future. Worriers, Unite!~ this is good news fro those of us who like to lie awake at night …

Memorial Day Special: Lab Rats, Masters Swimming, Scooters

May 29th, 2017


On today's New To You Memorial Day Special from 2008, Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan discuss Sheila's Master's swimming and whether …

Madam Secretary Recap Podcast Season 3 Finale: Article 5

May 23rd, 2017


Russian Collusion! Sketchy Sons! High Level Leaks! Let's Invade Another Country! The news? No! The season finale of Madam Secretary starring …

Entertainment Talk: Blackish, Wonder Woman, Love Actually Sequel, U2 Tour

May 23rd, 2017


News, Talk & Laughs. Lots of TV, Music and Movie talk this week, from Trevor Noah live onstage, wisdom from Tracee Ellis Ross and why …

Sheila's Cooking Injury, Lab Rats Test Foot Cream, Cozy Couch

May 21st, 2017


On this podcast from May 21, 2008, Lian Dolan, Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan discuss Sheila's cooking injury, listen to the newest music from …

Madam Secretary Recap: Revelation

May 17th, 2017


Lian Dolana dn Julie Dolan fo the Satellite Sisters Recap the latest episode of Madam Secretary called Revelation. 
Three stories …

Open Marriage, Pippa's Wedding & Avocado Toast Controversy

May 16th, 2017


The Tuesday Podcast with Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan! We take a break from the chaos to go deep on shallow topics. First up, Julie's home …

Satellite Sisters Ask Us Anything LIVE

May 11th, 2017


A special Mother's Day podcast brought to you by Storyworth, the perfect Mother's Day Gift. This podcast is the live audio from our appearance at the Santa Monica Public Library on April 22, 2017. All five …

Madam Secretary Recap : The Seventh Floor

May 10th, 2017


The Satellite Sisters recap the latest episode of the CBS drama Madam Secretary starring Tea Leoni and Tim daly. And on this week's episode, we get Stephen Sondheim and Joni Mitchell! Plus, lots of screen time …

Your Facebook Life vs. Your Google Search, plus Royal Report & Butt Glitter

May 9th, 2017


Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan with news, talks and laughs on this week's Satellite Sisters podcast. Liz updates us on her weekend at …

It's all Cozy Couch on today's New To You

May 8th, 2017


On this special pre-Mother's Day New To You edition, we give you an all COZY COUCH edition from May 2012. !  It's Sheila and Liz and the Super Moon on this one, people. We've got all the classic …

Madam Secretary TV Recap Podcast: Extraordinary Hazard

May 4th, 2017


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the latest episode of the CBS drama Madam Secretary called Extraordinary Hazard. 
On …

College Reunions, 13 Reasons Why, Princess Charlotte & Tech Talk

May 2nd, 2017


Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on this week's Satellite Sisters podcast. This week on the show, we discuss college reunions pros and …

Mega Millions, Supreme Court News, Happenings in Barcelona

April 30th, 2017


The is a New To You show from April 1 2012. On today's show, Lian, Sheila, Liz and Julie dream of Mega Millions, discuss Supreme Court news …

Madam Secretary Recap: Global Relief

April 26th, 2017


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the latest episode of the CBS drama, Madam Secretary starring Tea Leoni and Tim …

Satellite Sisters ShoutOut to Serena Williams, Sheryl Sandberg & All the Satellite Sisters that came to Santa Monica

April 25th, 2017


Julie Dolan, Liz Dolan and Lian Dolan recap the Satellite Sisters event in Santa Monica. Lots of laughs, lots of fun and even a few tears …

Madam Secretary Recap: Good Bones

April 19th, 2017


Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan on the podcast this week. We're glad that our sister Julie Dolan went to North Korea five years ago …

North Korea Desk, Prince Charles & Prince Harry and Satellite Sisters Santa Monica Weekend

April 18th, 2017


Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan on the podcast this week. We're glad that our sister Julie Dolan went to North Korea five years ago …

Easter egg hunts, eyelash bars and Julie's mother-in-law

April 16th, 2017


On today's Satellite Sisters:
Julie calls for the end of Easter egg hunts. Is the word "bloodbath" too strong?? She has witnessed her …

International Women of Courage, Science News, Spring Break Travel

April 11th, 2017


Today on the Satellite Sisters podcast, it's Liz Dolan and Lian Dolan on the International Women of Courage Celebration in Los Angeles, a …

Lian's Root Canal Rage Makes Her Cray-Cray for Fro-Yo

April 9th, 2017


In this New To You episode from 2012, Lian Dolan experiences a post-root canal rage that takes her spinning wildly through fro-yo shops and …

Listen to Liz Dolan's New Podcast: I Hate My Boss

April 1st, 2017


Instead of a New-To-You episode today, we are giving you an advance listen to the new podcast Liz is co-hosting. It's a workplace advice show called I Hate My Boss. Her co-host is executive coach Larry …

Madam Secretary Recap: Convergence Season 3, Episode 17

March 29th, 2017


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the most recent episode of the CBS drama Madam Secretary. 
This episode was called …

#LeggingsGate , America's Got Talent, Liz's New Podcast News

March 28th, 2017


On the Satellite Sisters Podcast, Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Liz Dolan discuss Liz's new podcast I Hate My Boss. She's going out on her own …

Top 50 Men List, Monica's Believe It Or Not, Travel Advice

March 26th, 2017


On this New To You show from February 15, 2007, Lian, Julie and Monica are together. Lian mentions that our show is now available as …

Disney Merch, March Sadness & the Angela Merkel School of Body Language

March 21st, 2017


Today on the Satellite Sisters Podcast, we cover everything from Beauty & The Beast to DWTS, from March Sadness to Brian's Song. But we …

Madam Secretary Recap Podcast: Swept Away

March 20th, 2017


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of Satellite Sisters recap the CBS drama Madam Secretary episode Swept Away. This week, the drama was a downer: …

Madam Secretary Recap: Break in Diplomacy

March 16th, 2017


Break in Diplomacy
 Let’s play, Who’s the inspiration? Hmm, let see, who were the writers at Madam Secretary thinging about when they wrote this episode? 
Thais was a serious episode featuring serious themes and a …

Internet Round-up, Marissa Mayer, World Sleep Day

March 14th, 2017


Today on the Podcast, it's Li zDolan and Lian Dolan with a full slate of news, talk & Laughs. This week, the Internet wins! It makes you …

Men in the Doghouse, Entertaining Sheila

March 12th, 2017


On this New to You show from March 14, 2008, we tackle the gubernatorial sex scandal in NY: Eliot Spitzer, former crusading prosecutor and Governor of NY, is client #9 in a prostitution ring. Dr. Sheila weighs …

MSEC314: Madam Secretary Recap Labor of Love

March 8th, 2017


Satellite Sisters Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan discuss the latest episode of Madam Secretary: Love, heartbreak, Peace & Poison! What an …

Urban Nana in Brooklyn, Amazon goes to the Moon & Food Trends

March 7th, 2017


Today on the Satellite Sisters podcast, Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan discuss the latests news from North Korea, Malaysia and the …

Civility Challenges, Total Taxi Fail

March 5th, 2017


On this New To You show from March 2, 2007, Monica, Lian and Lian focus on what they have learned about civility from Dr. Forni. Plus remember the days before Uber and Lyft? Monica tells a tale of a taxi ride …

Oscars Fail, TSA Tips, Space X Goes to the Moon & to Meditate or Murder

February 28th, 2017


Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on this week's podcast covering news, talk, laughs and the Oscars. Today, we ask who was the maddest …

Sheila and Monica Prep to Cover the Spirit Awards

February 26th, 2017


On today's podcast, Sheila, Lian and Monica discuss Oscars, Spirit Awards and more. At the very end of the show at Monica plays a special edition of Oscar "Believe It Or Not", so stay tuned all the way …

Sheila's Back From Vacation In NYC

February 19th, 2017


This is a New To You show from January 20, 2007 with Lian, Sheila and Liz. Sheila's just back from a vacation in NYC and has tales to tell. Lian has a child development study on the effect of praise on kids. We …

Liz's Grammy Report, Martha Stewart Super Grandma & Meditation Fail

February 14th, 2017


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Liz's report on her Night at The Grammys. Hear her epic Purple headband story and our tribute to the Prince tribute. 
Liz gives us her list of the 3 moments that were better …

Valentine's Day, Grammys, Health + Fitness

February 12th, 2017


New To You! Today's show with Lian, Monica and Liz was originally broadcast on February 12, 2007. Ten years ago this week, we were discussing Valentine's Day, the Grammys and Health + Fitness. Just what we are …

Russia, Picks & Pans, TV Recs, and Isaac Mizrahi

February 7th, 2017


Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan of the Satellite Sisters on their weekly podcast. This week, we talk goal setting, goal accomplishments …

SSClassic Wall of Men: Alan Alda, Tom Brokaw, Phil Rosenthal

February 5th, 2017


  On today's New To You episode, we give you interviews with 3 of our favorite Satellite Misters: Alan Alda, Tom Brokaw and Phil Rosenthal.   
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Madam Secretary Recap: The Beautiful game

February 1st, 2017


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the CBS drama, Madam Secretary called The Beautiful Game
Three storylines
Iran/Isreal …

Satellite Sisters Home Truths, Civility, Mary Tyler Moore & Mindfulness

January 31st, 2017


On today's Satellite Sisters Podcast, Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan discuss the Satellite Sisters Home Truths and how they factor …

How Househunting Is Like Dating from Lian, Julie and Sheila.

January 29th, 2017


Julie, Lian & Sheila discuss the similarities between househunting and dating; Entertaining Sheila recaps covering the SAG red carpet.

Women's March in DC, First Ladies Desk, Tuesday Trends, Oscar Noms

January 24th, 2017


Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters cover the Women's March in Washington DC. Lian attended the historic march in …

Hopping on Hygge Bandwagon, Giant Gators & Massage Parlor Mix-up

January 17th, 2017


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on this week's Satellite Sisters podcast. Liz is off in Mexico, so it's the Tuesday Show Team back in action. This …

Madam Secretary Recap: The Detour

January 16th, 2017


The Satellite Sisters Talk TV with their weekly recap of Madam Secretary. This week, Season 3 Episode 12 called The Detour. But it could have …

New To You: Satellite Sisters first podcast of 2013

January 15th, 2017


Lucky 13! That's right, we are back and embracing 2013 as a new start.
Julie, Liz and Monica are on today's show covering the full range of …

2017 Themes, College Football, Food Trends and Goodbye Ferris

January 10th, 2017


Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan on the first Satellite Sisters podcast of 2017. We kick off the New Year by announcing our themes for …

Madam Secretary Recap 311: Gift Horse

January 9th, 2017


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the CBS drama Madam Secretary episode 311 called Gift Horse. This episode was …

You're the Best, Nora Ephron, Solid Gold Satellite Sister

January 1st, 2017


We can't think of a better way to start the new year than with our Solid Gold Satellite Sister Nora Ephron. 
We spoke to Nora Ephron upon …

You're the Best, Tina Brown, Solid Gold Satellite Sister.

December 27th, 2016


 Journalist and master communicator Tina Brown talks to the Satellite Sisters about her biography of Princess Diana called The Diana Chronicles.  Ten years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was …

You're the best, Peggy Fleming, Solid Gold Satellite Sister

December 25th, 2016


To close 2016, we want to celebrate some of our Solid Gold Satellite Sisters. The great podcasts just keep coming! Today, we talk to figure …

Madam Secretary Recap 31: The Race

December 20th, 2016


It's the Satellite Sisters Recap with Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan. 
Get out your highschool history books! Brinksmanship is back! This was an …

You're The Best, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Solid Gold Satellite Sister

December 20th, 2016


Our series of You're the Best Encore Interviews continues with Julia Louis-Dreyfus who gets our vote as the funniest women ever on TV. What a …

You're the best, Commander Eileen Collins. Solid Gold Satellite Sister

December 18th, 2016


To end 2016, we want to share with you some of our favorite interviews with favorite Solid Gold Satellite Sisters. This week, we bring …

Madam Secretary Recap: Season 3, Ep 9 Snap Back

December 14th, 2016


The Satellite Sisters recap of the CBS drama Madam Secretary. This week: 
Ripped from the headlines: Nuclear Weapons in Iran! Russian interference!  Fake News! White Privilege getting into Harvard! But all we …

Russian Hacking, Lian's New Dog, Optimism for 2017

December 13th, 2016


On today's show, Julie, Liz and Lian tackle russian hacking, Lian's new dog Silky Steffi Von Graf and Liz's science news on the power of …

Hacking, traffic court and the tale of the lost mail key

December 11th, 2016


This is a New To You show from December 7, 2014 featuring Julie, Liz and Sheila, the chronological Top 3 sisters. On today's Satellite …

News from North Korea, Amazon and the Nobel Prize Committee

December 6th, 2016


Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Liz Dolan of the Satellite Sisters on the weekly podcast featuring News, Talk & Laughs. This week on the …

Sheila blowing in the wind with Julie and Monica

December 4th, 2016


On today's New To You podcast from December 2011, Julie is running the Technical Operation Center while Liz is in Argentina for work and Lian …

Poldark Recap Season Two Finale

November 30th, 2016


Season finale!! The Satellite Sisters are here to recap the Big Show, featuring many many windswept scenes, furious riding, angry mobs, trembling lips, a birthing and a coupling.   Will Demelza forgive Ross? …

Madam Secretary Recap: Breakout Capacity

November 30th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the CBS drama Madam Secretary. This week, it's Season 3, Episode 8 called Breakout …

Secret Santa, Health Tips, The Crown

November 29th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Lian tells us about her Secret Santa shopping, Liz has health tips on vitamins and supplements and we both talk about The Crown. Plus Cyber Monday recap, new travel trends and …

Pie-Free Living, Holiday Shopping Deals, Air Marshals

November 27th, 2016


Julie announces that this is her first day of pie-free living in quite a while. Julie & Liz award Satellite Sister of the Week to …

Poldark recap: The Aftermath of Infidelity

November 23rd, 2016


Poldark   We open with  Ross’s Black eye and  Demelza singing a Tori Amos song   The whole episode is the aftermath of Ross & …

Madam Secretary Recap: Tectonic Shifts

November 23rd, 2016


Tectonic Shift but could have been called Complicated relationships   US and Venuzuela Bess and Will Nadine and the wife of the man she had …

True Crime, Holiday Deals, Thanksgiving Dishes

November 22nd, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, we welcome back Broadcaster, Journalist and Solid Gold Satellite Mister Ian Punnett to talk about his new true …

Thanksgiving Prep, Krazy Kat, Vertigo from Lian, Monica, Sheila and Liz

November 20th, 2016


Today's New To You show is from the Sunday before Thanksgiving 2011.  Lian, Monica, Sheila and Liz discuss Thanksgiving plans and food assignments, a vertigo attack, a cat attack and a couple of surprising …

Madam Secretary Recap: The Statement

November 16th, 2016


  The Satellite Sisters Talk TV with the Madam Secretary Recap of Season 3, Epsiode 6 called The Statement. Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the …

Poldark Recap Season 2, Episode 7

November 16th, 2016


Poldark   NOT THE FEEL GOOD EPISODE OF THE YEAR   A few observations:   Men Suck- except Dwight Enys who is a decent soul As women, we are …

Post-Election Strategy, Thanksgiving Tips, Bono is Glamour's Woman of The Year

November 15th, 2016


Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan on today's Satellite Sisters discuss Lian's 4 Part Post-Election Strategy for the next 4 years. She is …

Inspiration from Warren Buffett, Bono, Condi Rice, Maria Shriver

November 12th, 2016


Inspiration! Today's podcast is a New To You show from October 24, 2008.  Lian, Monica, Sheila and Liz all attend Maria Shriver's California Women's Conference to hear Warren Buffett, Billie Jean King, …

Poldark Recap Season 2 Episode 6

November 10th, 2016


More of a Random thoughts this week:   Most of this episode was shot in the dark—or maybe I was sitting in the dark waiting for the election to be over, but here’s what I remember:   My heart is broken for …

Madam Secretary Recap 305 The French Revolution

November 10th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the latest episode of the CBS drama Madam Secretary with Tea Leoni and Tim Daly.  …

Election Day Strategies, Zulu Time, The Crown, Amanda Knox & Koalas

November 8th, 2016


Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan of the Satellite Sisters talk about how best to watch the election results, what snacks to eat and who …

In The Election Day Wayback Machine

November 6th, 2016


It is Sunday November 6, 2016.  Our New To You Satellite Sisters podcast today is from Tuesday November 4, 2008.  Election Day!  All the Satellite Sisters review our voting and TV watching plans but the real …

Madam Secretary 304: The Dissent Memo TV Re-Cap

November 2nd, 2016


Madam Secretary is Back in Action! And she’s doing it from the State Department right there in DC. The only foreign country she went to was …

Poldark Re-Cap Season 2, Episode 5

November 2nd, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters Talk TV. Our commentary on the PBS drama Poldark. This week, Season 2, Episode 5. This …

Rigged Elections, Newscations, Halloween Triumph, Fashion Tips & Book Recs

November 1st, 2016


Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan on the Satellite Sisters podcast for 11.01.16 with news, talk and laughs. This week on the show, we …

#Witchyleaks: Satellite Sisters Halloween Costume Contest

October 30th, 2016


#Witchyleaks.  On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, we have an all-time fave New To You show.  It's the finals of the Halloween Witch Costume Contest from October 2008.  Guest judge listener Kathy from Iowa …

Madam Secretary Re-cap 303 : South China Seas

October 26th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters recap the latest episode of the CBs drama Madam Secretary. Season 3, Episode 3:  …

Poldark Re-cap Season 2, Episode 4

October 26th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap the PBS drama Poldark. This week: season 2, Episode 4. This episode had two …

Election Anxiety, Texas State Fair, Taylor Swift & Book Recommendations

October 25th, 2016


Today on the podcast, Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan connect to discuss Election Anxiety. Does Liz need an intervention? Or will the …

Eldercare, Home Staging and Lab Rats Review Tofu Ice Cream Sandwiches

October 23rd, 2016


On today's New To You show from October 2008, Sheila, Liz and Monica cover everything from an initial report on Edna's + Jim's relocation from Oregon to California and our plans to arrange for eldercare to how …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap Season 3, Episode 2

October 21st, 2016


  Welcome to the Satellite Sisters Re-Cap of Madam Secretary with writer Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan, Former Expat and International News …

Poldark Recap Season 2, Ep 3

October 19th, 2016


  Lian Dolan, writer, and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap the PBS drama Poldark. This week, Season 2, Episode 3.     Ross …

FLOTUS, Clowns, Brooklyn Celebrity Sighting & Better Late than Never: Harry Potter

October 18th, 2016


Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan on today's podcast with news, talk, laughs and one celebrity sighting. Julie kicks off the show with an …

Cozy Couch, Weird Animal Stories, Road Trip

October 16th, 2016


Today's show is a New To You Satellite Sisters episode from October 15, 2008.  We start with Installment 1 of Edna and Jim's Excellent Adventure.  Monica's about to leave on a road trip with our parents to move …

Locker Room Talk, World's Worst Boss: Donald Trump, Prison Dogs and Pumpkin Spice Products

October 11th, 2016


It's Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters podcast. On the show this week, we are suffering in Post-Debate Aftermath …

Poldark Re-cap: Season 2, Episode 2

October 5th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap Poldark on PBS Masterpiece. On this week's episode, Ross Poldark is less than …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap: Season 3, Episode 1

October 5th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap the CBS drama Madam Secretary, Season 3, Episode 1. "Sea Change"  Secretary of …

SS100416: Female Friendships, Condolences. Body Language & Empty Nest

October 4th, 2016


Toady on the Satellite Sisters Podcast, we want pay tribute to a great friend of the show and one of Julie's trie Satellite Sisters for over …

Poldark Re-Cap Season 2, Episode 1

September 28th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters are back with their re-cap of the PBS series Poldark. The Satellite Sisters love the …

SS092716 Presidential Debate, College Drop-Off & Empty Nest

September 27th, 2016


Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan are back for the start of Satellite Sisters Season 16. Today on the podcast, they discuss The …

Sticky Situations, Lab Rats and Cozy Couch

September 25th, 2016


On today's show, Lian celebrates Kyle Chandler's birthday and Sheila asks for Customer Service advice.  Plus the Lab Rats test macaroni and …

Brad and Angie Divorce, Hamilton, Tuesday Trends

September 20th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, we handle the breaking news of the Angelina Jolie/Brad Pitt divorce.  Liz has a history with Brad Pitt. She has …

Lab Rats Test Body Washes and so much more

September 15th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, we bring you Julie, Liz, Sheila and Monica from September 15, 2008.  New to you! Monica has a souvlaki …

Satellite Sisters 091316: Ryan Lochte; Bridget Jones; North Korea & College Drop-off

September 13th, 2016


Tuesday podcast with Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan. Breaking news from the set of Dancing with the Stars. Why is Gov. Rick Perry doing the …

Gretchen Carlson, Empty Nest, Fall Fashion Trends

September 6th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast. Julie, Liz and Lian tackle: Two awards for Gretchen Carlson on her $20 million settlement from Fox …

Sheila on the Cozy Couch: Eat This and Feel Happy

September 4th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Lian, Sheila, Monica and Julie get together for an end of summer recap, including Sheila's Summer of Love. This …

Emmy Voting, Patty Hearst and Hammocking

August 30th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz and Julie tackle: The sad news about Gene Wilder.  Here's the announcement his family sent out that …

New To You: The Mystery of Julie, The Slobbery Ball and The Stranger

August 28th, 2016



Julie Fights Off A Bee

August 23rd, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie shares a cautionary tale of organic cherry tomatoes, benign salad-making and an unexpected attack by a …

Satellite Sisters Home From Rio

August 21st, 2016


On today's show, Liz and Lian are home from Rio with a complete Olympic report.  But first, you aren't going to believe Julie's adventure (or …

SS080916: Satellite Sisters go to Rio Olympics

August 9th, 2016


Today on Satellite Sisters, Liz Dolan and Lian Dolan fill you (and Julie) in our our trip to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. We leave in the …

Satellite Sisters Pre-Olympic Pre-Special Special

August 4th, 2016


Here's a special New To You show from August 12, 2012:  Our complete London Olympics recap including our Rio 2016 goals! This show is Monica, …

Satellite Sisters Plea for Election Civility

August 2nd, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan make a plea for civility online in all things election-related. Comments bring out …

Who is Afraid of Vladimir Putin? Not Julie Dolan (aka Yogi Bear)

July 26th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie and Liz take on the Russian intelligence apparatus.  Vladimir Putin has been a specialty of Julie's for …

Satellite Sisters Interview Approval Junkie Faith Salie

July 24th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Faith Salie is our special guest.  Faith's new book is Approval Junkie: Adventures In Caring Too Much. You know Faith from her commentaries on CBS Sunday Morning and as a …

Satellite Sisters First Ladies Desk Weighs In On Melania Trump Flap

July 19th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sister podcast, Julie Dolan weighs in from the First Ladies Desk.  What the heck is going on with Melania Trump's speech …

Satellite Sisters direct Jessica Lange? Plus Olympic Preview.

July 17th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters New To You show, we bring you a show from July 2012 about the London Olympics.  Liz and Lian are super excited …

Satellite Sisters Outlander Recap and Big Olympic Announcement

July 12th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Lian and Liz come to you from Steamboat Springs. CO, Pasadena CA and Bend, OR.  It's a jammed packed …

Satellite Sisters Cowboy Crushes and Craigslist Services

July 10th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, we bring you a New To You show from July 31, 2011.  On this show, Liz, Julie and Monica tackle the world.  Liz …

Satellite Sisters #staynoisy and #Liznessnotbizness reports

July 7th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters,  Julie and Liz start with Liz's list of three classic Central Oregon activities she participated in this week. …

Satellite Sisters Recommend Post-Brexit Plans for Post-Great Britain

June 28th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Julie and Liz take on the Brexit vote.  They each have recommendations for where formerly-Great Britain …

Satellite Sisters: Corporate Shenanigans and Sheila hits the salons

June 26th, 2016


Today's Satellite Sisters show has an intro from Liz about what's coming up later this week, then we share a New To You show from May 20, 2012.  It's the Southern California Satellite Sisters:  Sheila, Lian and …

SS062116: Liz's Big Announcement, Plus Outlander and NBA Finals

June 21st, 2016


Today on Satellite Sisters, Liz shows up to fill us in on her upcoming plans. She needs our help, Satellite Sisterhood, to stay the course and do the work. We cover Liz's upcoming summer plans and we talk about …

Satellite Sisters Father's Day Remembrance

June 19th, 2016


Happy Father's Day, Satellite Misters. Fathers, uncles, coaches, mentors - we hope you are all enjoying a wonderful celebration today. …

SS061416: Orlando, Tony Awards, Apple Apps News, Tuesday Trends, Outlander

June 14th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Show. Please excuse the audio distortion-- something we could not fix.    The Orlando Shooting- …

Satellite Sisters Julie and Liz celebrate celebrations.

June 12th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz and Julie mark a sad day.  The terrible massacre in Orlando has us thinking about the importance of …

SS060716: Grit, Black Holes, Beauty Tips & Outlander

June 7th, 2016


On the Tuesday Show with Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan, we cover everything from Grit to Black Holes to Ben & Jerry's. Julie explains why …

Satellite Sister Sheila Dolan Explains The Gift Card Economy

June 5th, 2016


On today's New To You Satellite Sisters show from June 12, 2011, Sheila Dolan is happy to reach the end of the school year. Her grand finale …

SS060116: Graduation Celebration, Mommy Brain & Mommy Bloggers & Summer TravelTips

May 31st, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast. Today we cover two potentially controversial topics on Satellite …

Satellite Sisters New To You Episode: Liz, Sheila and Monica

May 30th, 2016


Today's Satellite Sisters is a summer classic:  Sheila, Liz and Monica from July 17, 2011. Sheila unwittingly invents the Shop Local …

SS052416: Graduation Planning, Tuesday Trends, Handwriting Analysis & Outlander Re-Cap

May 24th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesdays Satellite Sisters podcast. We're going deep on shallow topics like handwriting analysis. Do us a …

Satellite Sisters Launch Pro-Ghostbusters Campaign

May 22nd, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast. Liz, Julie and Lian tackle: Julie saw a movie so bad that she and her husband had to come home and …

SS051716: Wedding Tips. TV/Book/Theater Recs & We Heart James Corden

May 17th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters on the Tuesday Podcast. On today's show, we talk about the TSA nightmare scenarios at …

SSInterview: Beth Thomas Cohen

May 13th, 2016


Is your so-called put-together life killing you? Fashion publicist, working mom and straight talker Beth Thomas Cohen has advice for women …

SS051016: Mothers Day, Joanna & Chip's Magnolia, Password Secrets and #MadamSecretary Re-Cap

May 10th, 2016


It's the Tuesday Podcast with Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan and our Madam Secretary Re-Cap of the Season Finale. A totally satisfying show that …

Satellite Sisters Interview with Nike's Phil Knight

May 7th, 2016


Today's Satellite Sisters Podcast is a conversation with Nike Co-Founder and Creator Phil Knight about his new memoir Shoe Dog, the story of …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap 222: Render Safe

May 5th, 2016


  Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap the CBS Drama Madam Secretary. This is season 2, Episode 21 called Render Safety …

SS050316: College Reunions, Gap Years, Fitness TidBits, Outlander Commentary

May 3rd, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julia Dolan on the Tuesday Podcast. We cover
news, fitness, college admissions and PIZZA. That's right, we are
going deep on …

Satellite Sisters New To You May 1: Sheila, Monica and Liz

May 1st, 2016


NEW TO YOU!  Today's show is a Satellite Sisters Classic from May 5, 2008.
 Sheila, Monica and Liz tackle the world - everything
from whether …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap Season 2, Ep 21: Connections Lost

April 28th, 2016


It's Season 2 , Ep 21 of Madam Secretary- Connections Lost. This week on the show, bess & henry go to marriage counseling, build an Empire of Two and then Henry tears it all down with one bad decision. This …

SS042616: Kelly Ripa, Tom Brady, the Royal Party Planner& Martha Stewart's new hashtag

April 26th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Juli Dolan on the Tuesday Show. We're going
deep on shallow topics like Martha Stewart's new has tag. Martha
wants us to age …

Satellite Sisters Salute To Prince

April 24th, 2016


Starting off with a favorite tune from lovesexy,  Liz's fave Prince album.  On today's special Satellite Sisters, Julie, Lian and Monica talk …

Madam Secretary Recap Season 2, Ep 19

April 21st, 2016


This episode called Ghost Detainees starts off like any typical Madam Secretary...with breakfast.  The McCord family, dressed in tasteful …

SS041916: Outrageous Outlander! Plus, Pulitzers & New Friendships

April 19th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan host the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast. This week on the show, we start out Season2 Outlander Commentary-- not …

Lab Rats Sheila and Monica test Dark Chocolate, Lian at Hoover Dam

April 17th, 2016


Today's show is from our new series Satellite Sisters New To You. The Bitter Business Bureau discussion of hedge funds and the Lab Rats on …

SS041216: Urban Nana, Royalty Report, Health Myths & Outlander

April 12th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of Satellite Sisters on the Tuesday Podcast. Today on the show, we ask the question: Outlander- to Re-cap or Not …

SS040816: International Women of Courage, Melissa McCarthy & Panama Papers

April 8th, 2016


Today, it's the Tuesday Show on Friday. Today it's Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on show. Lian fills us in on the details of the International …

Satellite Sister Lian Dolan Finally Goes To Washington

April 3rd, 2016


You are not going to believe this one.  Satellite Sister Lian Dolan went to Washington and got locked down in the Capitol Building.  
On …

Satellite Sisters Liz and Julie on fitness, fun and news

March 27th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan tackle a wide range of subjects from the serious to the silly.
First, the awful news …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap: Season 2, Ep. 17

March 23rd, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julei Dolan of the satellite Sister re-cap this week's episode of the CBS Drama Madam Secretary. Season 2, Episode 17 Higher …

SS032216: Breaking News, Power Dressing, Bridal Showers and Madam Secretary Re-Cap

March 22nd, 2016


Todays show is dedicated to long-time listener Laurie and her family. Laurie lost her college-aged son this weekend. We are thinking of …

"You're the Best" Mellody Hobson: Satellite Sisters Encore Interview

March 20th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, we bring you a favorite interview we did about personal finance with Mellody Hobson of Ariel Capital and Good …

SS031716: St. Paddy's Day Special! Plus, March Madness Picks

March 17th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the mid-week Satellite Sisters podcast. It's a St. Paddy's Day Special. No green beer and bow ties, but Julie …

Satellite Sisters "You're the Best" Interview with Academy Award nominee Nick Hornby

March 12th, 2016


To celebrate the publication of our Satellite Sisters book "You're the Best", we are releasing a series of our favorite Satellite Sisters interviews over the years.
Today we bring you novelist and Academy Award …

MSEC216: Tracking Terrorists & Dating British Guys

March 8th, 2016


We're gonna read you in... on this week's Madam Secretary episode on CBS. Madam Secretrary is on the trail of the world's most wanted terrorist and now Henry is in on all the action. The clock is ticking on US …

SS030816: Downton Abbey Finale & Erin Andrews Case

March 8th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday podcast. Today on the show, we re-cap the feel-good finale of Downton Abbey. …

SS030616: Nobel Laureates, First Ladies, Mourning Downton Abbey

March 6th, 2016


It's the varsity on the show today with Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan. Today, we cover everything from First Ladies to Nobel …

SS030116: North Korea, Business Travel, Deaths in Disney Movie & Noisy neighbors

March 1st, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Podcast. This week on the show, News, Talk, Laughs! It's a Super Tuesday at satellite Sisters as …

Satellite Sisters Classic! Grab Bag! Annie Lamott and Entertaining Sheila Dolan

February 28th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters Grab Bag, we bring you a classic Satellite Sisters from March 26, 2005.  On this show, Julie is still living in …

MSec215: Madam Secretary Re-Cap

February 24th, 2016


TV Re-cap from the Satellite Sisters. Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan re-cap the latest episode  of the CBS drama Madam Secretary . This week, the …

SS022316:Supersized Downton Abbey Re-Cap

February 23rd, 2016


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Satellite Sisters Feb 21, 2016: Election News, David Geffen + Savory Oatmeal

February 21st, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Monica, Liz and Julie establish the whereabouts of the missing sisters: news on Sheila Dolan and birthday girl …

MSEC214: Madam Secretary Re-Cap

February 17th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters do their weekly re-cap of Madam Secretary, the CBs drama starring Tea Leoni and Tim …

SS021616: Downton Abbey re-Cap, Grammys, Dogs & Oprah

February 16th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast. This week on the show, we break down our favorite moments from the …

Satellite Sisters Feb 14, 2016: Liz + Julie on Scalia, Birds + the Bear movie.

February 14th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters:
Liz shares two personal messages she got around Valentine's Day plus provides a eyewitness report of the Los Angeles Marathon as it runs through her neighborhood in Santa Monica.

SS020916: Downton Abbey Re-Cap, Super Bowl, Internet Outrage & Urban Nana

February 9th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast. News, Talk, Laughs and our Downton Abbey Re-Cap. It's a Showcase House! …

Satellite Sisters Feb. 7, 2016: Super Bowl + Salute to Bob + Ray

February 7th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters:
Monica's got skin in the Super Bowl.  What's her bet?
Lian's serving wienies and tortellinis.  And bellinis?
Liz may be Patient Zero for the flu in California.  How does that work …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap 213: Invasive Species

February 3rd, 2016


The Satellite Sisters re-cap of Madam Secretary Season 2, Episode 13
Madam Secretary
Invasive species! ( I think that's what happened to Lord Granthem on Downtown Abbey!) 
Putting the FUN back in Funeral
Very …

SS020216: Downton Abbey, Barbie Makeover Bitterness, Grease Live

February 2nd, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast. News, Talk, Laughs and Downton Abbey Re-Cap. But today we take on Barbie …

Satellite Sisters Jan 31, 2016: Mid-Air Mayhem and Ikea Decoded

January 31st, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz, Julie and Monica bring us:
Mid-Air Mayhem: Liz has a bad flight that devolved into a terrible flight.
How my …

SS012616: Downton Abbey Re-Cap, College Admissions, Moving Tips

January 26th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday show with our weekly Downton Abbey Re-Cap. We set your straight on the Winners …

You're the Best Encore Interview: Space Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins

January 24th, 2016


A You're The Best Encore Interview from the satellite Sisters Archives. This week, we talk to Commander Eileen Collins. 
When the space …

SS012116: Shine On author interview with Claire Cook

January 21st, 2016


Lian Dolan of the Satellite Sisters talks to Claire Cook. Ready to Shine On in 2016? So are we. Listen up to bestselling novelist and …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap 212: The Middle Way

January 19th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of Satellite Sisters re-cap the latest episode of the CBS Drama Madam Secretary called The Middle Way. 
Foreign …


January 19th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap this week's episode of Satellite Sisters. On the podcast this week, things happen!

Satellite Sisters Jan. 17, 2016: Prisoner Exchanges and Pulpwood Queens.

January 17th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters. Liz, Julie and Monica tackle:
The Stand-off in Oregon:  Monica wants us to know about a Bend, Oregon …

SS011216: Downton Abbey Re-cap, Moving News, David Bowie and College Football

January 12th, 2016


The Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast, plus the Downton Abbey Re-Cap. On the show today, Julie and Lian cover the unexpected death of David …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap Season 211

January 12th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters Re-cap Madam Secretary, the CBS drama starring Tea Leoni and Tim Daly. Created by Barbara …

Satellite Sisters Jan 10, 2016: El Chapo, Sean Penn, Kim Jong Un and a puppy named Lilly.

January 10th, 2016


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Liz + Julie tackle the world. Julie would have skipped the show if she had won Powerball, but that was …

Satellite Sisters Downton Abbey Re-cap Season 6, Episode 1

January 5th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan are back with the first podcast of 2016.  News, talk, laughs and TV Re-caps. It's bittersweet to re-cap the last …

SS010516: Downton Abbey Re-Cap, New Motto for 2016, Raccoon News

January 5th, 2016


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan are back with the first show of 2016. It's bittersweet to re-cap the last season of Downton Abbey on our segment …

You're the Best Encore Interview with Robin Roberts

January 2nd, 2016


The perfect way to kick off 2016-- with an inspiring interview from our archives with Robin Roberts. Warm, funny, Been through it and back, this conversation with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts will …

You're the Best Encore Interview with Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof

December 28th, 2015


Losties, rejoice! The satellite Sisters talk to Exceutive Producers carlton Cuse and damon Lindelof mid-series. Be transported back to a moment in time of the glorious TV show that bonded us all. Okay, not all-- …

You're the Best Encore Interview: Peggy Fleming

December 23rd, 2015


A pre-Olympic conversation with one of our heroes-- the wonderful Peggy Fleming. Someone get Julie smelling salts because she just might …

Satellite Sisters Final 2015 Podcast + Holiday Wishes

December 20th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, Lian, Monica, Julie and Liz tackle the world including:
Julie's Star Wars report - Sending off three generations …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap 210: The Great Good

December 16th, 2015


Writer Lian Dolan and Former Foreign Correspondant Julie Dolan re-cap the latest episode of Madam Secretary , the midseason finale The …

SS121515: Madam Secretary Re-Cap, Serial Podcast. Book Picks n' Pans

December 15th, 2015


 Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters podcast.  Breaking news from Southern California and the closure of all LAUSD schools. …

SS121315: Real Estate News, Companies we love too much & Holiday Decorating

December 13th, 2015


Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan on the latest satellite Sisters podcast. This week, we cover business news from Companies We Love Too …

SS120815: Holiday Fashion Tips, Dog News, Rose Bowl, Grammys

December 8th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday podcast. Today on the show:
Lian goes to the theater and people eat nuts! Whaaat? …

Satellite Sisters Julie and Liz on "You're the Best" and Putin's Veggie Plan and geiger counters.

December 6th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie and Liz tackle:
The latest on our Satellite Sisters "You're the Best" book tour:  reports from Dallas, …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap 208 209

December 2nd, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan re-cap the CBS drama Madam Secretary . It's a double re-cap, Episode 208 ( Lights Out) and Episode 209 (Russia) . …

SS120115: Book Tour, Holiday Gifts, Movie Review and Madam Secretary Re-cap

December 1st, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday show. We're back from Thanksgiving Break and we'll be talking about Thanksgiving and our book tour …

You're the Best Encore Interview: Cartoonist Roz Chast

November 22nd, 2015


The Satellite Sisters talk to New Yorker Cartoonist and National Book Award winner Roz Chast upon the publication of Theories of Everything. …

SS112215: Thanksgiving Prep, Minnesota Book Tour Re-Cap, Women in Hollywood

November 22nd, 2015


Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan, Monica Dolan and Lian Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Podcast . This week
s show is all about the Turkey. Mostly. We …

YTB Encore Interview: Tina Brown

November 20th, 2015


Journalist and master communicator Tina Brown talks to the Satellite Sisters about her biography of Princess Diana called The Diana Chronicles.  Ten years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was …

Satellite Sisters Madam Secretary Special Re-Cap and Interview

November 17th, 2015


On this podcast, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan recap the latest Madam Secretary re-cap You Say You Want a Revolution which is all about Cuba, …

SS111515: Paris; Minnesota Book Tour & Movie Reviews

November 15th, 2015


Today on the show, Julie Dolan, Monica Dolan and Lian Dolan connect and discuss the tragic events in Paris as well as a full round up of …

Madame Secretary Re-Cap 206: Catch & Release

November 11th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap this week's episode of Madam Secretary: Catch & release. Lian Dolan is a …

SS110915: Madam Secretary Re-Cap, First Ladies Desk, Book Tour Update

November 9th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan do the Tuesday #podcast on Monday. It was a busy, busy weekend for the Satellite Sisterhood in Pasadena. We had a …

Satellite Sisters Live in Brooklyn

November 7th, 2015


This podcast is a broadcast of our live Book Launch event in Brooklyn's Powerhouse Arena for You're The Best: A Celebration of Friendship. …

Madam Secretary 205: The Long Shot

November 3rd, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap the CBS drama Madam Secretary. This week on our re-cap, we break down the episode …

SS110315: You're the Best Book Launch in Brooklyn & Madam Secretary Re-Cap

November 3rd, 2015


It's the Tuesday podcast with Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan. On the show today, we celebrate the launch of You're the Best: A Celebration of …

YTB Encore Interview with JJ Abrams

October 31st, 2015


In a galaxy far, far away-- called the Disney studios in Burbank 2004-- we spoke to writer/director JJ Abrams about his awesome spy show …

YTB Encore Interview: Elizabeth Edwards

October 29th, 2015


The next interview in our continuing podcast series, You're the Best Encore Interviews. This week, our conversation with the late Elizabeth Edwards recorded in 2006 upon publication of her book, Saving Graces. …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap 204: Stevie makes MORE Bad Choices

October 28th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan of the Satellite Sisters re-cap Madam Secretary, Season 2, Episode 4. In this episode, Bess is in the Dog House …

SS101715: Madame Secretary Re-Cap and You're the Best Launch

October 27th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday show. Today we kick off our book launch on the publication date of You're the …

Satellite Sisters on Benghazi, Brain Surgery and Our Big Book Publication Date October 28!

October 25th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, we cover the world from the Benghazi hearings and Brain Surgery Live to Lian's last minute scramble to get ready for some book events.  Don't forget that this Tuesday …

YTB Encore Interview: President Bill Clinton

October 22nd, 2015


As part of the ongoing You're the Best Encore interview series, the Satellite Sisters interview President Bill Clinton. 
Liz Dolan and Julie …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap: The Rusalka

October 21st, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan re-cap the CBS TV drama Madame Secretary. Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan are co-creators and two of the five Satellite …

SS102015: New College Admissions App, Cheese News & Madam Secretary Re-Cap

October 20th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Satellite Sister podcast. Going Deep on Shallow Topics like Cheese News, Wedding Trends, Gilmore …

Sensory Deprivation Tanks and Kangaroo Courts on Satellite Sisters

October 18th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Liz, Sheila and Monica start with announcements of this week's #satsistersYTB contest winners and the …

YTB Encore Interview with Elizabeth Gilbert

October 15th, 2015


Our ongoing series of You're the Best Interviews continue with an Elizabeth Gilbert classic. We spoke to liz Gilbert on the day Eat, Pray, Love was published. Before Oprah, before the Ted Talk, before guru …

Madam Secretary Re-cap: Episode 202 The Doability Doctrine

October 13th, 2015


The Satellite Sisters Re-cap of Madam Secretary season 2, ep 2.
Writer Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan, Satellite Sisters Foreign Correspondent, …

SS101315: Screen Time Recommendations, Wedding Announcements & Coffee

October 13th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday show. Going deep on shallow topics like screen time recommendations for babies …

Satellite Sisters on Putin, Malala and Bronze Age Cake

October 11th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie has much to say about her foe Vladimir Putin - his birthday, his hockey skills and his seizing the …

YTB Encore Interview Julia Louis-Dreyfus

October 8th, 2015


Our series of You're the Best Encore Interviews continues with Julia Louis Dreyfus who gets our vote as the funniest women ever on TV. What a …

Madam Secretary Re-Cap 201: Singing, Dancing & Oath Taking

October 6th, 2015


Satellite Sisters Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan recap Madam Secretary Season2, Episode 1. In this week's episode, MSec gets a promotion to …

SS100615: College Admissions, Tuesday Trends & Madame Secretary Re-Cap

October 6th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday podcast.
This week, a College Admission block. First, from Psychology Today, an …

SS100415: Oregon Shootings, Lab Rats Surprise, Doctors Office Shame & Madame Secretary Season 2 preview

October 4th, 2015


Julie Dolan, Lian Dolan and Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan on the podcast today. The Lab Rats have prepared a mystery test for us. The Rats …

SatSisters Encore Interview: Nora Ephron

October 1st, 2015


Introducing a series of classic Satellite Sisters interviews with some of our favorite guests. You're the Best Encore Interviews. This week, we talk to the late Nora Ephron, 
Ephron is best known for …

SS093015: Malala Documentary, Women in the C-Suite, Book Tour Dates Announced

September 30th, 2015


The Tuesday podcast with Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan. This week on the show, we cover the new Malala documentary for Davis Guggenheim, He …

Satellite Sisters Announce St. Paul Event + New Interview Series

September 27th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, we announce a St. Paul event on Saturday November 14th at SubText at 4 pm.  For complete details on all of our …

SS092215: Workplace dilemmas, #popeinUS , TV Talk

September 22nd, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Satellite Sisters . We get a full report from Urban Nana on life in the big city. Julie gives us …

SS092015: #Nursesunite , Emmys, VW Violations, the Pope vs. Urban Nana

September 20th, 2015


On the show today, Julie Dolan, Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan and Lian Dolan tackle the world, one cup of coffee at a time. Lots of discuss this …

SS091315: Style Tips, US Open & Madame Secretary

September 13th, 2015


On the Sunday Satellite Sisters podcast it's Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Sheila Dolan on the line. It's News, Talk & Laughs plus we get …

SSWW Erica Jong

September 8th, 2015


Satellite Sisters Word Wrire Festival 2015 wraps up with author, poet and feminist icon Erica Jong on Satellite Sisters for the first time. …

SS090815: Serena vs. Venus vs. Erica Jong

September 8th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday show. Lian talks about talking ot novelist, feminist, icon Erica Jong about her …

Satellite Sisters announce winners of #satsisterssummerfun Instagram contest

September 6th, 2015


It's been a great summer of #satsisterssummerfun for all of us @instagram.  Thanks for the more than 1100 photos that got posted.  In a …

SS090115: Serena Williams, Uber for Teens, Pope in America

September 1st, 2015


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan meet up on the Tuesday show to talk about topics in the news: the St. Paul Rape Case, Serena Williams goes for the …

Heroes, Romance and our apology to Greta Gerwig.

August 30th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Liz, Sheila and Lian discuss where heroes come from.  On a story in the New York Times, evolutionary …

SS081525: Black Holes Explained, College Loan Solution, BTS

August 25th, 2015


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan on the Tuesday #podcast. Usually we go deep on shallow topics. But today, we're going shallow on deep topics. We …

SS082315: Ashley Madison Scandal; World's Best Beaches; Expensive Underwear

August 23rd, 2015


Today on the Satellite Sisters Podcast, Monica Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan tackle the world one cup of coffee at a time. Monica has a …

SSWW Elisabeth Egan Author Interview

August 21st, 2015


The Satellite Sisters Word Write Author Interviews continue with a conversation with Elisabeth Egan, debut novelist of A Window Opens. Author Egan tells us about her leap from the business side o fthe books …

SS081815: Starbucks News, TV & Movie Recs and Design Trends

August 18th, 2015


On the Tuesday Show, Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan go deep on shallow topics. Today, we tackle Tuesday Trends and TV, Movie and Book …

Satellite Sisters August 16, 2015: All Five Sisters Tackle Body Heat, Amazon and Potato Chips

August 16th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, we tackle workplace issues from thermostat wars and millenials who bring their parents to job interviews to today's eye-opening story about what its like to work at Amazon.
First up, …

SS081115: Poldark Finale Re-Cap; College Tours; Election News; Picks & Pans

August 11th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan return for the Tuesday Show. This week, it's the Poldark Finale Re-Cap. Pol, Dark & Handsome is back with …

SSClassic11052013: Unstoppable Sparkle, Information Hodgepodge, First Lady Moment

August 9th, 2015


A Satellite Sisters Classic from 2013. A Tuesday show that includes:
Broken Wrist Fashions from Chico's
a First Ladies Desk
Information …

SS072815: Poldark Re-Cap, Killer Robots, Olympics & Parenting Advice

July 28th, 2015


Lian Doln and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast. This week: Poldark Re-Cap, Killer Robots, Olympics & Parenting Advice …

Satellite Sisters on Chip Quest, Hot Yoga and Women's Meat Camp

July 26th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, the Lab Rats Sheila and Monica Dolan go on a Chip Quest.  Monica is determined to participate in the Lays Do Us …

SS072115: Summer Fun, Vacation Tips, Book & TV Recs and Poldark Re-Cap

July 21st, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan connect on the Satellite Sisters podcasts for summer fun! Instragram contest, Facebook Follow-ups, Book and TV …

Satellite Sisters Launch Instagram Contest #satsisterssummerfun

July 19th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters show, we launch ourselves into the world of Instragram with a new Satellite Sisters feed @satsisters and a new …

SSWW: Debut Mystery Authors Kris Calvin & Anne Flett-Giordano

July 15th, 2015


On our continuing series the Satellite Sisters Word Write Festival, author Lian Dolan talks to two forst time mystery writers: Kris Calvin …

SS-71415: Poldark Re-Cap, Harper Lee, Pluto, Books Recommendations

July 14th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan tackle the world one cup fo coffee at a time. On today's show, we vote on whether we'll buy and read Harper Lee's …

Satellite Sisters Announce First Book Tour Dates

July 12th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, we lead off with announcements of our first two book tour dates to kick-off the publication of YOU'RE THE BEST; A CELEBRATION OF FRIENDSHIP. Join us Thursday October 29th at …

SS070715: Poldark Re-Cap, Women's World Cup, Royal Christening & Cats in the News

July 7th, 2015


Poldark Re-Cap, Women's World Cup,  Greeke Economic Crisis, Observation about legalized Marijuana, Royal Christening & Cats in the News

SS Word Write: Bestselling author Daniel Silva

July 2nd, 2015


The Satellite Sisters Word Write Festival continues with an interview with Daniel Silva, of The English Spy. The English Spy is the 15th novel in the Gabriel Allon series. It's set in Northern Ireland and …

SS063015:Summer Camp, Alzheimer's Month, Nuns in the News, Sports & Pol, Dark & Handsome

June 30th, 2015


On the Tuesday Podcast, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan on the Satellite Sisters podcast. We cover the world one cup of coffee at a time. Today, …

SS062815: SCOTUS, Cannes Creativity Festival, Travel, Panda Express

June 28th, 2015


On Satellite Sisters Weekend show: Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan & Lian Dolan discuss the events of the week, including the Marriage Equality …

SS062315: Poldark Re-Cap, Save The Gap, Health Tips to Live to 100

June 23rd, 2015


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan connect for the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Podcast. On today's show, the sisters take on the new PBS Masterpiece …

SSClassic Father's Day Show: Phil Rosenthal, Tom Brokaw, Alan Alda

June 21st, 2015


A rebroadcast of three great Dads ( and great guys) in honor of Father's Day:
Phil Rosenthal-- EP of Everybody Loves Raymond
Tom Brokaw 
Alan Alda
See for privacy information.

See Privacy …

Satellite Sisters WordWrite Matthew Quick

June 17th, 2015


Lian Dolan, Satellite Sisters and best-selling author interview Matthew Quick, author of several best-selling novels, including The Silver …

SS 061615: How to Stop Worrying, Giving a Good Pep Talk, the No Shampoo Method, Etiquette Questions about weddings, RSVPs and High School Proms

June 16th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Satellite Sisters podcast. We cover a lot of topics today including: How to Stop Worrying, Giving a …

Satellite Sisters International News Round-Up + Sheila's World.

June 14th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie leads off with an International News Round-Up that starts in outer space and lands in Thailand.  We are …

Satellite Sisters: Defaulted Student Loans, College Admissions, Movie Recommendations, Fashion Trends

June 9th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters Tuesday podcast, including an in-depth discussion on College Admissions Tips from a …

SS060215: Outlander Season Finale, Men Adrift, Mandatory Community Service

June 2nd, 2015


Julie and Lian Dolan on the Tuesday podcast. 
The Outlander Season 1 Finale: For one Satellite Sister, it was all too much. Gobsmacked is not …

Satellite Sister Julie Buys and Unbuys a House, Monica has good news and Liz tries to Dog Whisper.

May 31st, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters show, Julie buys and unbuys a house. What? Wait. Why? Blame it on the hatch. And no, this is not an episode of …

SS052615: Outlander Re-Cap, Machu Picchu Part 2, Food Trends, Poor Little Rich Women

May 26th, 2015


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan on the Tuesdya Satellite Sister Podcast.
Julie has more tips for Machu Picchu. Plus, Yosemite, Appalachian Trail …

SS052415: Machu Picchu, Fall TV Preview, Awe Deprivation & our cousin Anne

May 24th, 2015


Julie Dolan, Liz Dolan and Lian Dolan on the show this Memorial Day Weekend. A special show as we remember our cousin Anne. 
Plus, Julie's …

SSWordWrite 2015 with author Eleni N Gage

May 19th, 2015


Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival 2015 author interview with writer Eleni N. Gage about her latest novel ,The Ladies of Managua. 
For more information about Eleni Gage and her book, click here. 
When Maria …

SS Word Write 2015: Author interview with Elyssa Friedland

May 19th, 2015


The Satellite Sisters author interview series, the Word Write Festival 2015, continues with novelist Elyssa Friendland talking about her book Love and Miss Communication, a modern rom-com about digital detox
For …

Satellite Sisters Fall TV Preview, App Review and Snoopy's Comeback

May 17th, 2015


On today's podcast, Liz, Monica and Lian offer a Satellite Sisters Fall TV Preview, an App review and more news of the Snoopy comeback.
Lian …

Saving Mindy, Eating Crickets and more Post Office fails: Liz, Monica and Sheila

May 10th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters,  Liz, Sheila and Monica start and finish with Mother's Day wishes, first for all the mothers in the Satellite Sisterhood and last for our niece and Satellite Sister Next Gen Meghan …

SS050515: Outlander Re-Cap, Car Buying Success Story, Tuesday Trends, Mothers Day, Royal Baby

May 5th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Podcast. On today's show, we discuss:
The shooting in Garland, Texas: Julie explains what she knows …

SS050315: Royal Baby, Wedding Trends, Machu Picchu and Thanks, Millennials

May 3rd, 2015


Julie Dolan, Sheila Dolan and Lian Dolan on this week's Sunday podcast, tackling the world one cup of (bulletproof) coffee at a time. 
Royal …

SS042815: Outlander, Book Recommendations, Dressing Thinner & Scalloped Potatoes

April 28th, 2015


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan going deep on shallow ( and scalloped) topics: 
Julie spends the weekend in Austin, Texas
Lian on How To Really …

SS042615: Lab Rats Test Facial Exfoliants Bruce Jenner Interview,

April 26th, 2015


Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian Dolan on the podcast today: 
The Bruce Jenner Interview- Moving, Illuminating and Fascinating
The White House …

SS042115: Vex Robotics Championships, Lilly Pulitzer at Target & Double Episode of Outlander Re-Cap

April 21st, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Satellite Sister Podcast:  
Lian's Epic Trip
Southport Speaking gig
Vex Robotics Championships in …

Satellite Sisters' Las Vegas Trip Report and Science of the Obvious

April 19th, 2015


Listen to the new Satellite Sisters show.  Liz provides a complete Las Vegas Trip Report on her road trip to the New Media Expo and The Podcast Awards.  Many thanks to Corny Koehl, Ian Punnett and Margery …

Satellite Sisters Present The Lab Rats: Matzoh vs Toast

April 11th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, welcome back the Lab Rats.  Monica Dolan and Sheila Dolan join forces to determine whether or not it's true: …

Satellite Sisters 040715: Outlander Re-Cap returns, plus Kimmy Schmidt Headlines, Edward Snowden

April 7th, 2015


We dedicate this show to to Kelly Clarkson. We love you Kelly. Outlander Re-cap. It's a Whole Lotta Jamie. Lian and Julie break down this …

Satellite Sisters Visit Poland

April 5th, 2015


On the Satellite Sisters podcast today, Liz tells us all about her trip to Poland this week, including Warsaw, Krakow and a somber afternoon …

SS031315: Baby Born in Uber! 15 Habits of Rich People! Dogs News

March 31st, 2015


Contribute to our new book You're The Best: A Celebration of Friendship.  We need your help to make this the best book ever! Give us three words that decsribe your Best Friend. Any Combination of Nouns, …

SS032915: Speak Up at Work, Women! Plus Car Buy Fail at Fiat, Book Nook, and Travel News

March 29th, 2015


Liz Dolan and Lian Dolan on the podcast today. On the show today, we discuss:
Liz Dolan, CMO, gets worked up about Gender Discrimination in …

SS032415: Angelina Jolie Health News, Trends from NYT, SXSW and Bed, Bath & Beyond

March 24th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Show: 
Contribute to the Satellite Sisters new book, You're The Best: A Celebration of Friendship. …

New Satellite Sister Book! New Satellite Sisters Website!

March 22nd, 2015


Big news today!   Satellite Sisters has a brand new book coming out in mid-September from Prospect Park Books entitled "You're the Best: A Celebration of Friendship".  Also fresh today is a brand new website at

Satellite Sisters 031715: The Jinx, Murray Cheese Shop, Cinderella, The Royals and 10 Surprising uses fro Lip balm

March 17th, 2015


It's the Tuesday show. Like a Restorative Broth. Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on St. Patrick's Day:
Urban Nana versus The Stroller
Updates on …

Satellite Sisters 031515: All Five Sisters on the show with Email Scandals, Food Trends, Where it Putin, School Galas and Bad Medical Advice

March 15th, 2015


All five sister on the show today:
Julie Dolan, Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan on:
Santa Ana Winds Wacky Medical …

Satellite Sisters 031015: Election day! Narcissism! Poison and the Apple Watch! Book Nook! and Royal Report!

March 10th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Show:
It's Odds n' Ends Tuesday:
Election Day Madness in Pasadena
Poison Report: Dogs and Russians
A …

Satellite Sisters March 8, 2015: Lian, Liz and Julie on International Women's Day, Early Bird Jazz and Ferris plus a drop-in from Sheila

March 8th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters:
Lian gives us a complete rundown of her International Women of Courage event in Washington, DC.  Working with the State Department, they honored some Satellite Sisters we can all …

Satellite Sisters: All Downton Abbey! Re-cap of Season Finale

March 2nd, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan break down teh Season 5 finale of Downton Abbey:
Headline from the show: The Grumpy Butlers ! Matthew Goode chums …

Satellite Sisters March 1, 2015: Lian's International Women of Courage and Monica's Tech Update

March 1st, 2015


Today's Satellite Sisters is brought to you by Audible.  
Lian, Monica and Liz tackle:
The International Women of Courage Awards in DC this week.  Lian is on the committee for this organization that works with the …

Satellite Sisters 022415: Downton Abbey Re=Cap, Oscars, Book Nook, Health and Organizing Hacks

February 24th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Satellite Sisters podcast: 
Tuesday Show! 
7 Thoughts on the Oscars!
Las Vegas Road Rage Murder
35 Things …

Satellite Sisters Feb. 22: It's all about Lian's birthday and then off to the Oscars

February 22nd, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, it's Liz and Julie all about Lian's Big Five-Oh.
From the special spa gift Sheila picked out to the balloon …

Satellite Sisters 021516: Downton Abby Re-Cap, Westminster Dog Show, Health News & Bad Valentines Day

February 17th, 2015


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan go deep on shallow topics:
Urban Nana Returns to NYC
Lian's Very Sad Valentine's Day
Julies howling over the …

Single Satellite Sisters Review Valentine's Day: Sheila, Monica and Liz

February 15th, 2015


On today's post Valentines Day Satellite Sisters, the three single sisters Liz, Sheila and Monica tackle:
Sheila's afternoon getting a whole …

Satellite Sisters 021015: HGTV Lesson, Tuesday Trends, 5 Shades of Grey & Downton Abbey Re-cap

February 10th, 2015


Lian and Julie Go Deep on Shallow Topics: 
Why Shawn White is bringing snow to Pasadena
Sandwich Generation Shout-out
Buzzfeed Magic: 53 Lessons …

Satellite Sisters 020815: Brian Williams, Boyhood an Girlhood; The Boy Next Door; Women at (house)work and Serial update

February 8th, 2015


The Varsity team on the show today, Julie, Liz and Lian Dolan:
Brian Williams: Host or Journalist
HuffPo gets Happy
Serial gets real
Inside scoop …

SS020315: Downton Abbey Re-Cap, Super Bowl Ads & Half-time show, Bruce Jenner and Book Nook

February 3rd, 2015


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan connect and discuss: 
The Super Bowl. The ads, the half-time show and the dancing sharks
Bruce Jenner talks ot Diane …

Satellite Sisters Feb. 1, 2015: Julie, Liz, Sheila and Monica Tackle Urban Petwear, Graduation from Traffic School, Oscar Picks, Superbowl Ad Picks and More Naked Conversations.

February 1st, 2015


Here we are on Superbowl Sunday, but this show has more excitement than that.
Julie may score another Urban Nana gig but in the meantime she's …

Satellite Sisters 012715: Downton Abbey Re-Cap; Food Picks and Pans; Urban Nana in the Brooklyn Snow

January 27th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday podcast:
Urban Nana reports on the storm of the century in Brooklyn. Stroller Snow Tires? Check

Satellite Sisters Jan, 25, 2015: Monica, Lian and Liz Tackle Sky Mall, Beyonce, The Thrill of Robotics and The Agony of Deflategate

January 25th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters Lian, Monica and Liz ask the big questions:
Where are we going to get those oddball items once Sky Mall is gone? …

Satellite Sisters 012015: Downton Abbey Re-cap, Health News, Tuesday Trends and the Stanford Admissions Nightmare

January 20th, 2015


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan on the Tuesday Satellite Sisters podcast:
Update From Brooklyn: Urban Nana reports on latest trend in childwatching

Satellite Sisters January 18, 2015: Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian tackle fashion trends, Oscar nominated movies, what to eat and why you should speak up more at work.

January 18th, 2015


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian tackle:
Sheila's take on the latest fashion trends and what she wears on her head when she is home alone. No photos please. 
Lian's has a warning on …

Satellite Sisters 011315: Downton Gabby returns!Our Downton Abbey re-cap. Plus, Urban Nana, the #1 Health Booster in 2015 and Golden Globe Moments

January 13th, 2015


Lian and Julie connect on Tuesday for:
Downton Gabbey Returns! our first Downtom Abbey re-cap of Season 5
Julie's Urban Nana adventures in …

SS011115: Update on Galapagos Cruise Vacation and Julie's Urban Nana

January 11th, 2015


All five sisters on the show ( at least for a little but...) for our first show of the new year"
Liz, Monica and Lian on thie magical trip to the Galapagos on the National Geographic Lindblad Islander. Sea …

Liz and Lian on Galapagos Vacation and Urban Nana Julie Live from Brooklyn

January 11th, 2015


All five sisters on the show ( at least for a little but...) for our first show of the new year"

Liz, Monica and Lian on thie magical trip to the Galapagos on the National Geographic Lindblad Islander. Sea …

December 31, 2014: Classic 2011 Show with Julie, Liz and Lian

December 31st, 2014


Happy New Year from the Satellite Sisters!
We are still on vacation but here's a final show of 2014 pulled from our classics.  This was our …

Classic Satellite Sisters from 2007: Sheila and Monica introduce the Lab Rats and Lian interview Dave Barry

December 24th, 2014


Welcome to a classic Satellite Sisters show.
We recorded this in November 2007. It's one of hundreds of Satellite Sisters shows available at iTunes, Stitcher and
We tackle:
Soy Milk!  The …

SS122114: North Korea/Sony Headlines; Gift Card Living; and 2015, The Year of Let's Get Loud. Plus a Satellite Sisters Farewell

December 21st, 2014


Lian, Julie, Liz and Sheila Dolan on the last Satellite Sisters Podcast of 2014:
A special Satellite Sisters Farewell
North Korea, Sony …

Satellite Sister Julie Dolan Visits North Korea

December 18th, 2014


In 2010,  Julie Dolan visited North Korea as part of a Chinese-based tour group. She spent 5 nights in the country she describes as "The …

Satellite Sisters 121614: Customer Service, Bulletproof Coffee, Snowga & Scroosers and the Cherpumple Kerfuffle

December 16th, 2014


Lian and Julie have a Holiday Party on the podcast today. Okay, not really. But here's what we talk about:
Julie Taste Tests Bulletproof …

Satellite Sisters 121414: Galapagos Travel; Sony Hack; Nutrage Part Deux; Wrapping Tips; Miracle Coffee; Toast Rules

December 14th, 2014


Liz, Julie & Lian connect and discuss: 
The EXTREME weather that wasn't
Galapagos Travel: Operation Sea Turtle Update
Sony Hack: Hollywood …

Satellite Sisters 120914: Top Ten Obsession 2014, Tuesday Trends, The Librarians, Royal Visit and Hilary's Running Mate

December 9th, 2014


Julie & Lian connect on the Tuesday show for:
White Elephant Gift Exchange Breakdown
Bumper Sticker Deep Thoughts: Hilary's Running Mate? 

Satellite Sisters December 7, 2014: Sheila's admits "I'm no Erin Brockovitch" in traffic court plus several federal offenses

December 7th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters. Julie, Liz and Sheila tackle some headline news including:
The surprising Sony Pictures hacking and the …

SS120314: Holiday Shopping in Dallas, Sony Hackers, The Busy Vortex and Book& Movie Recs

December 3rd, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on Tuesday and discuss:
Holiday Visit in Dallas: Art Museums, Shopping, Arboreteum and Lunch at Neiman Marcus
In the …

Satellite Sisters Nov. 29: Julie, Sheila and Liz Tackle Flying Pigs, Snicker Salad, and Gifts We Won't Really Be Getting For Christmas

November 29th, 2014


So we have a special Saturday edition of Satellite Sisters to accompany you home on your Sunday travels.  We just hope you don't get a middle …

SS112514: LA Auto show re-cap, Top Chef Close Encounter, the Best Pie in Texas and what's a Cherpumple

November 25th, 2014


Lina and Julie connect before thanksgiving:
A few thoughts on Fergason
LA Auto Show Re-cap: What coming with cars and what cars Lian loved
Top …

SS112314: Thanksgiving Sides; Sentient Cars; Grandparents Day; Dog News and More

November 23rd, 2014


All five Satellite Sisters on the line! Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian catch up and talk turkey!
Thanksgiving: memories of our mother …

Satellite Sisters November 15: Sheila, Julie and Liz on Comet Landings, Introverts and Sheila's Sighting of a Grande Dame of Stage and Screen.

November 15th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Liz and Sheila tackle: The Comet Landing!  That little Philae lander has our imaginations fired up. …

Satellite Sisters 111114: International Fashion Incident, Big Mayo Food Fight, Big Money Divorce; Mommy Lifestyle and What My Dog Did

November 11th, 2014


Lian and Julie on the Tuesday show:
Lian's Books are the Kindle Daily Deal on November 11th only! Here's the link 

Satellite Sisters 110914: Amy Poehler Lovefest; Julie Practices Diplomacy; Movie & Book recommendations, Monica's Birthday and another installment of Whose Bright Idea Was That?

November 9th, 2014


Satellite Sisters 110914:
Julie, Liz, Monica and Lian discuss:
Amy Poehler Lovefest: Click here to find the audiobook of Yes, Please at the …

Satellite Sisters 110414: Car Talk Remembrance; TV Talk: The Comeback and Death Comes to Pemberly; Viking Cruises; Korean Skin Care Regimes and Congrats to Blogher

November 4th, 2014


Julie and Lian on a Tuesday: 
Election Day
November is Alzheimer's Month: a movie and a book to recommend. Book: Click here for more …

Satellite Sisters November 2, 2014: The Next Gen Joins Us For An Update

November 2nd, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz and Julie are joined by Next Gen Satellite Sister niece Meghan.  News, talk and laughs include:
Sheila's …

Satellite Sisters 102814: Kale News; Parking Spot Apps; Movie & Book Picks; Martha Stewart Speaks Out; and why so many washing machines?

October 28th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on the Tuseday show:
Ebola comes to Brooklyn... and so does Julie
Lian uncovers a mystery at a neighborhood Opne House

Satellite Sisters october 26, 2104: Liz, Sheila, and Lian Tackle The World

October 26th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian tackle:
- Why you need to continue to support serious journalism.  Exhibit A?  Today's Front page story in Thew New York Times. 
- Lian's neighborhood …

Satellite Sisters 102114: Oscar de la Renta & Oscar Pistorius; Mrs. Clooney and Ms. Lewinsky; and Stuff we learned in Magazines

October 21st, 2014


Lian and Julie connect: 
The Two Oscars: One who loves women and one who doesn't. To read Anna Wintour's tribute to Oscar de la Renta, click …

Satellite Sisters October 19, 2014: Julie, Liz and Lian Discuss Egg Freezing and Launch Operation Sea Turtle.

October 19th, 2014


On today"s Satellite Sisters, Julie, Liz and Lian tackle the world including:
Julie's latest news from Dallas on the Ebola panic.
Liz's …

SS101414 Reload : Road Trip, News Round-Up, Martha v Gwyneth

October 14th, 2014


This is a reload of the 101414 show. 
Julie and Lian connect on the Tuseday show
Heartland Road Trip
America's Snobbiest City
Free after …

Satellite Sisters 101414: Heartland Tour; Julie's Theory on Kim Jong Un, Tuesday Trends and Martha vs Gwyneth

October 14th, 2014


Julie and Lian connect on the Tuseday show
Heartland Road Trip
America's Snobbiest City
Free after 17 years. Katies Couric's interview …

Satellite Sisters 101214: The JV Team on Personalized Pan Pizzas, Finding a Mate with a job and Dogs in Grocery Stores

October 12th, 2014


The JV Team is Back: Sheila, Monica and Lian manage to connect:
Sheila tries to teach her class about Malala
Monica tries to get eyeglasses
Lian has a cautionary tale about wearing a jumpsuit in a Porta Pottty

Satellite Sisters 100714: Picks n' Pans; News Updates on Toast, Breast Pumps and Nobel Prize; and Julie Kills Flat Stanley

October 7th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect for the Tuesday show:
Nana nearly kills Flat Stanley
Lian on being brave and opening yourself upto critiques. Lessons …

Satellite Sisters October 5, 2014: Julie, Liz, Sheila and Lian on Ebola in Dallas, Gone Girl in Los Angeles and Swimming + Speeding in Pasadena

October 5th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Liz, Sheila and Lian tackle:
Lian's rare Sheila sighting in her aquatic environment
Julie's breaking Ebola …

SS093014: College Admissions, Banned Books, News Tid Bits, Banana Roll Surgery & Outlander Recap

September 30th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect and chat about;
Liz's Land's End Birthday Suit
Lian goes international with a new committment to American Women for …

Satellite Sisters September 28: Julie, Liz and Monica Wish George Clooney The Best And Move On With Their Lives.

September 28th, 2014


Awesome wedding, George and Amal.  So many nice touches, including the boat parade on the Grand Canal and burner phones for all guests  W'd like to hate you but we just can't.  Have a long and happy life …

Satellite Sisters 092314: Outlander Wedding; Baby Products; Postponing Adulthood; Fashion Trends & Food Fails

September 23rd, 2014


Julie and Lian Connect for the Tuesday show:
Back from Brooklyn: Nana goes on assignment. Rules for post-baby grandparent visits. Plus, Baby …

Satellite Sisters September 21, 2014: Liz, Sheila and Lian on Bad Nights Out, Bad Advice and Bad Habits.

September 21st, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, we get some of Sheila's connectivity issues straightened out.  For now.
In the line-up:
Lian's Shares Her Worst …

Satellite Sisters 091614: Heat, Fire and Pneumonia? Plus Scotland Yes and A New Commish for the NFL?

September 16th, 2014


Lian and Lian do a Tuesday show? Yes, they do. 
Baby Update from Brooklyn
Liz gets an unexpected diagnosis which explains that horrible hike …

SS091414: Smart Phone Epiphany; Liz's World Travels; One Direction Rose Bowl Siege; Neil Young Bombshell & Exploding Shoes

September 14th, 2014


Satellite Sisters is back! Monica, Liz and Lian connect and discuss: 
Monica's Smart Phone Epiphany
Liz's World Travels from Guatamal to Australia to Turkey
Lian survives the One Direction Rose Bowl Siege
Plus, …

SS090914: Fall Series Premiere! News Round-up, Breaking Baby News, and Sister Sassenach, our weekly Outlander Recap

September 9th, 2014


Satellite Sisters is back! Lots to talk about on our Fall Series Premiere. 
Julie round up the News of the World from August: Iraq, Putin …

SS Classic 112408: Rollercoaster; Human Cannonball; Miss USA

September 1st, 2014


A Satellite Sisters Classic from our Madness & Mayhem special series:
Lian rides a rollercoaster
Julie heads to the Texas State Fair and …

Satellite Sisters Classic: Madness & Mayhem

August 28th, 2014


A special collection of Madness & Mayhem, including:
Naked Conversation
Credit Card Catastrophe
Word Play
and a couple of Chaotic Cozy …

SSClassic050908:Julie Goes to Iraq & Entertaining Sheila goes to Iron Man

August 22nd, 2014


A Classic from May 2008:
Julie goes to Iraq 
Entertaining Sheila goes to Iron Man
Birthday Wishes
Winners of the Most Embarrassing Mothering …

SSClassic 080808: Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Words We Mispronounce, Save The Children

August 22nd, 2014


A Satellite Sisters Classic from 080808!
Olympic Opening Ceremonies (well... from Beijing!)
Words we Mispronounce
Save The Children
See …

SSClassic081408:Sheila's Leg Wounds, Lab Rats and Listen Up

August 12th, 2014


A Satellite Sisters Classic. Monica's pick as her fave show from 2008! hahahaha. 
Sheila gets a leg wound
The Lab Rats go to work
And Monica has Listen Up with Duffy
See for privacy …

SSClassic102408:Entertaining Sheila, Bono Sighting, Monica's Road Trip

August 8th, 2014


The Intra-Sister Costume is announced ;
Monica in the house!
Full report about Maria Shriver's Annual Women's Conference. One word: Bono;

SSClassic101508: Cozy Couch, Weird Animal News

August 6th, 2014


Animal News Bonanza
Weird News Extravaganza;
Edna & Jim Dolan's excellent adventure;
Cozy Couch
See for privacy …

SSClassoce 100108: Intra-Sister Contest winner announced and Entertaining Sheila

August 6th, 2014


The Winner of the Intra Sister Wreath contest is announced! Lian's Christmas Eve with the late, great Paul Newman; Hank Paulson who? Julie's …

SSClassic082208: Lab Rats Spectacular with Swedish meatballs

August 5th, 2014


From the archives,  a Lab Rats spectacular:
Swedish meatballs, stainless steel cleaners and the First Lab Rats Ever. 
See …

Satellite Sisters 072914: Comic-Con Wrap with Outlander, Tuesday Trends, Dog Tricks, Boyhood & Your Breakthrough Strategies

July 29th, 2014


Lian and Julie wrap up this season of Satellite Sisters: 
Lian wraps up her trip to Comic-Con. Shout-outs to Amtrak, Line Management, and …

Satellite Sisters July 27, 2014: Julie and Liz on ComicCon, Russia vs McDonalds, Liz's travel challenges and Julie's Me Week

July 27th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie and Liz tackle:
Comic Con.  Is cannibalism a good there for a BBQ?
Russia.  So there's really a Consumer …

Satellite Sisters WordWrite: Claire Cook on Never Too Late: Your Roadmap to Reinvention

July 23rd, 2014


Lian Dolan interviews best-selling author Claire Cook (Must Love Dogs; Life's a Beach; Wallflower in Bloom) about her new book, Never Too …

SS072214: Baby Showers & Royal Birthdays; Putin the Bully; The Gap Year that Never Ends; and More about My Dog

July 22nd, 2014


Lian and Julie on the Tuesday Show:
Cute as a Button Baby Shower: Nailed it!
The Gap Year that Never Ends: Why Won't Our Kids Live Out Our …

Satellite Sisters 072014: Ukraine Crash; Movie Review of Begin Again; Whole Foods Trends: Comic-Con Survival Strategies; How to stop dressing like the Golden Girls

July 20th, 2014


Liz, Sheila, Monica & Lian on the show to discuss:
Hots Spots Around the World: Julei weighs in with a statement and Liz is flying over …

Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival: Cindy Chupack of Sex and the City

July 16th, 2014


Cindy Chupack is a Writer, Producer and Director. Her award-winning credentials include her writing on Sex and The City, Everybody Loves Raymond and Modern Family. Her first memoir, The Between Boyfriends Book …

Satellite Sisters 071514: Urban Sweat Lodge; Blueberry News; Warren G. Harding Gets Busy; and Breaking Clog News

July 15th, 2014


Julie and Lian connect on Tuesday and discuss:
The Latest Fitness Craze: Urban Sweat Lodge
Warren G. Harding's Shocking Correspondance
Six …

Satellite Sisters July 13, 2014: Happy Birthday Julie Dolan!

July 13th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, we share happy birthday wishes with Julie, now dubbed our First Sister.
Julie takes her grandchildren to Six …

Satellite Sister WordWrite Festival: Advice Goddess Amy Alkon

July 9th, 2014


Lian Dolan interviews Advice Goddess Amy Alkon about her new book Good manner for Nice People who Sometimes Say %#@*  
Fun and Funny writer …

Satellite Sisters 070814: Tuesday Trends, Vamping, Philanthropy & Books Recommendations

July 8th, 2014


Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan connect on the Tuesday Show: 
Today on the show:
Safety Tips from State Farm
What Modern Philanthropy Looks Like: …

Satellite Sisters July 6, 2014: Julie, Liz and Lian on Sleep, Sharks, Scandal and the Supreme Court.

July 6th, 2014


Happy 4th of July weekend.  On today's show, Julie, Liz and Lian tackle:
Results of a new study on sleep.  Are there family traits when it …

Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival Annabelle Gurwitch

July 2nd, 2014


The Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival, our annual book festival on the air,  is back! Our series of author interviews to celebrate the summer...
This week, Annabelle Gurwitch
Thanks to Audible for supporting …

Satellite Sisters June 29, 2014: Liz flees across the Pyrenees, Julie has a crafting dilemma.

June 29th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie and Liz provide some World Cup insights, which will be totally out of date by the time you listen to this.

Satellite Sisters 062414: The Complete Family Wedding Report! Satellite Sisters Meet-up! Medical Emergency! and Dishwashers Rule!

June 24th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on the Tuesday Show for: 
The Complete Family Wedding Report: Katherine gets amrried in Chatham Mass and we dance, eat …

SS061014: Marriage Advice, Awkward Restaurant Moments, Breaking Watercress News, World Cup Picks & Stay-at-Home Dads

June 10th, 2014


Julie and Lian on the Tuesday:
Awkward Restaurant Moments: Dogs and Innapropriate PDA
Algebra 2 Update. To read Is Algebra Necessart from the …

Satellite Sister 060814: Best Beach Bag Book 2014 plus, French Open Fashion Analysis & naked Bike Riding

June 8th, 2014


Julie, Liz, Monica and Lian connect for:
Beach Bag Books 2014. The sisters bring their top recommendations for fiction, non-fiction, and …

SS060314: Royal Report; Health & Wellness Fast Fact and Gap Year Update

June 3rd, 2014


Lian and Julie on the Tuesday Show:
Gap Year Update: the Parenting Experiment continues
Zorro Update: Muffin Tin Game--  hit or miss?
News of …

Satellite Sisters June 1: Sheila's Complete Colonoscopy Report, Lian's List for Steve Ballmer and Liz's Night Out.

June 1st, 2014


On today's show, Sheila, Lian and Liz cover:
Sheila's colonoscopy - she wants you to know everything including her secret prep process.
Lian's …

SS052914:Maya Angelou, Edward Snowden, Dog Training Tips, Food Trends and Movie recs

May 29th, 2014


Julie and Lian connect for the Tuesday Show on Thursday;
Remembering Maya Angelou
The Victims of the UCSB shooting. Why we should talk about …

SS051514: Portland Water, Dirty Blue Jeans, TV and Movie Recs, World Cup & Hormones

May 25th, 2014


On Memorial Day Weekend, Julie, Monica, Lian and Liz get together and discuss:
Satellite Sisters Facebook Group Round-Up:
Your messages about …

SS052014: Save Graduation, Dog Training Tips, Wellness Report, TV Talk and Sister Selfridge

May 20th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect for:
An unexpected new hobby
Save Graduation
Dog Training Tips
Wellness Pod: Organic India Tulsi Tea, Honey and questions …

SS051819: Massage Envy, Jill Abramson, Redecorating Creep, and Is It just me or?

May 18th, 2014


Liz, Sheila and Lian Dolan meet on air and discuss: 
Lian hits the street for Litfest with Ruth Reichl, Annabelle Gurwitch, and Cindy Chupack. …

Satellite Sisters 051314: Wedding Trends, Martha Stewart Quiz, Advice for the Knowles Family and the Sterling Family and Sister Selfridge

May 13th, 2014


Julie and Lian connect and discuss:
Advice for Families: Donald Sterling's Family and Beyonce's family
Take the Martha Stewart Quiz: Leader …

Satellite Sisters Special: We Share Your Messages and Introduce Julie's Daughter-in-law Vera.

May 11th, 2014


On today's Mother's Day Special, we have a two-parter.
In Part One, Liz and Lian share all of the Mother's Day messages you posted on the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group.  Thanks to all who shared with us there.

Satellite Sister 050714: Monica Lewinsky; Books to Not Read; Grandparents Rule; Inside Scoop from Doctors; and Mr. Selfridge Re-Cap

May 7th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on this week's podcast:
Lian talks Doctor Etiquette and Magazine Etiquette. Yes, you can ask for Modeical Advice from …

Satellite Sisters May 4: Sheila, Monica, Julie and Liz are crazed, but not in the way you think. Plus, Sheila asks "Is It Just Me, Or..?

May 4th, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters,
Sheila explains to Monica what it really means to be CRAZED.
Plus she poses the classic question: 'Is it just me, …

Satellite Sisters 042914: Health Studies; Paul Simon & Edie Brickell; Defending The Simpsons & Mr. Selfridge

April 29th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect:
Julie gets a mammongram and discovers it's all about quality, not quantity when it comes to squashing
News of the …

Satellite Sisters 042714: Good Guys, Bad Guys, Popes, Dogs, The Clippers, The Simpsons and More

April 27th, 2014


Julie, Liz and Lian connect and discuss:
Good Guys and Bad Guys: George Clooneys gets engaged and Donald Sterling Gets Busted
Popes, Saints, …

Satellite Sisters 042214: Get Better Skin, Nicer with Age, a Job at Google and on the Mr. Selfridge Bandwagon

April 22nd, 2014


Lian and Julie on the new podcast:
The Unfinished Mind of the Teen Boy, Scientifically Proven
Satellite Sisters Go to College: Creating a …

Satellite Sisters 041514: Tips, Trends, Travel, Family Dynamics, LA Times Festival of Books and Mr. Selfridge Re-Cap

April 15th, 2014


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan connect for the latest podcast:
Prayers for the victims of the Kansas City shooting and the California bus crash

Sheila and Liz Answer Your Satellite Sisters Questions

April 13th, 2014


On a Special Sunday Satellite Sisters, Liz and Sheila try something new. 
It's an All Q + A Session.  You posted your questions on the Satellite Sisters Facebook Page. We attempt to tackle them.
In a single hour, …

Satellite Sisters Interview: Detox your Diet with Aileen Finch

April 11th, 2014


Our Spring Cleaning Series continues! This episode, we Talk Diet Detix! Start Eating Cleaning thei spring. Certified Nutrition and Fitness Coach Aileen Fincg sahres her strategies for healthy ealting, fitness …

Satellite Sisters Spring Cleaning: Healer Vanda Teixeira

April 9th, 2014


Lian talks about spring cleaning the energy in your house with visionary and healer Vanda Teixeira. Advice on how to balance the energy in yourself and your house. Give-aways and more. 
See …

Satellite Sisters 040814: Parenting Outrage of the Week; Movie Review of The Lunch Box; Study Abroad Programs; and Sister Selfridge

April 8th, 2014


Lina and Julie connects on a Tuesday podcast:
Lian Walks the Dog
This Week's Parenting OUtrage: The Parents who Took their One Year Old on a …

SS040114: Satellite Sisters 14th Anniversary plus Mr. Selfridge ReCap

April 1st, 2014


Lian and Julie celebrate Satellite Sisters 14th Anniversary
Ten Festivals Around the World to Celebrate
Grandparents Who Want It All Right …

The Rats Stand Alone. Sheila and Monica Have A Review For You.

March 30th, 2014


Due to some connectivity issues earlier in the day, Lab Rats did not make it into the Satellite Sisters Sunday show.  But here it is Sunday night and we gave it another go.  Sheila.  Monica.  Peanut Butter …

Satellite Sisters Interview: Singer/Songwriter Susan Cattaneo

March 30th, 2014


Lian Dolan interviews singer/wongwriter Susan Cattaneo about her new album, Haunted Heart. Alos, her work as a Nashville songwriter and as a …

Satellite Sisters 033014: More Conscious Uncoupling Options; PaleyFest Update; Breaking Bra News

March 30th, 2014


Liz, Monica and Lian connect and dicuss:
More notes from Jury Duty. This time it's Monica's turn to be the good citizen. 
More options for those who wish to Consciously Uncouple
Earthquake Squarms and Preparedness

SS032514: Malaysia 370, The truth behind the new SATs, Bra Secrets and TV Talk

March 25th, 2014


Julie and Lian connect and discuss:
The latest announcemtn from Malaysia on MA 370
The New SATS: The inside scoop on why the change. Plus, new …

Satellite Sisters 032314: Celebrate Gloria Steinem's Birthday AND International Waffle Day! Plus, Sheila gets her hair cut

March 23rd, 2014


Julie, Liz, Sheila and Lian connect for this podcast and discuss:
A Birthday Dedication to Gloria Steinem
Suggestions to improve Jury Duty …

Satellite Sisters 031814: Sanctions by Julie; Nutty Spring Cleaning Tips,Must- have Bras,

March 18th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on a Tuesday and discuss:
California State Robotics Championships and Silicon Valley Mysteries
New Theories on the …

Satellite Sisters March 15: Julie, Liz amd Next Gen Meghan on Pistorius, Crimea, and Where IS That Plane?

March 15th, 2014


Julie and Liz are joined on the show today by Satellite Sisters Next Gen niece Meghan from New York. 
Meghan's a former prosecutor and gives …

Chaos Chronicles 809: Meeting my Hero, Educating through Disney Animation and Harriet the Spy

March 11th, 2014


Lian Dolan is back with the Chaos Chronicles:
Meeting my hero in Santa Barbara
News you Can Use:
Daylight Savings Dangers
Young Tech …

Satellite Sisters March 8, 2014: Julie + Liz Deliver SS Express!

March 8th, 2014


Julie and Liz connect today for a show that covers:
International Women's Day, including a great webcast you can tune into on Monday from the …

Satellite Sisters 03052014: Moving Advice, Spring Fashion Trends, Talking Appliances and Book Recommendations

March 5th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on the show and discuss:
Advice on Moving to a Foreign Country, like Russia
Spring Fashion Trends: Flower Power, Agent …

Satellite Sisters March 2, 2014: Ukraine, Oscars and Larry's Lowest Moment

March 2nd, 2014


On today's Satellite Sisters:
Our resident Russian expert, Julie, shares her Russian daughter-in-law's perspective on what's happening in …

Satellite Sisters Reload 022514

February 28th, 2014


A re-load of the 022514 Satellite sisters podcast for Stitcher listeners
While Food Brain
Deepok Chopra on Decrepitude
Tuesday Trend
What Google Wants
See for privacy information.

See Privacy …

Satellite Sisters: Downton Gabbey Season 4 Finale Special

February 25th, 2014


Lian and Julie break down the season Finale of Downton Abbey. Plus, preductions for Season 5. 
See for privacy …

Satellite Sisters 022514: Whole Foods Exhaustion; Tuesday Trends; What Google Wants

February 25th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect and discuss:
Whole Food Exhaustion or Why Did I But Coconut Seltzer Water?
What Google Wants: 5 Attributes foudn in …

Satellite Sisters 022314: Gracie Awards Announcment, Olympics. Liz's World Trip and spots reviews of Book of Mormon and Monuments Men

February 23rd, 2014


Liz, Julie and Lian connect and discuss:
Satellite Sisters Win the Gracie Award for Best Online Programming
Lian fills Liz in on the Olympics

Satellite Sisters 021814: Old People and New Diets, plus Olympic Ice Dancing Finals vs. This Week's Episode of Downton Abbey

February 18th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect and discuss: Old People The Dangers of Eating Clean, from the difficulties of the dinner party to a real eating …

Satellite Sister 02-26-14: Skating intrigue; Death of a Blow Dryer; Legal Question Answered

February 16th, 2014


Today on the show: Lian; Julie; Shials and Satellite Sisters Next Gen Meghan Dolan
Julie on her theory why Plushenko pulled out and her legal …

Satellite Sisters 02-11-14: Julie's face and Bob Costas' Eyes; From Russia with Love; and Downton Gabbey

February 11th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect for a round-up of news;
Julie's face is Pink and So are Bob Costas' eyes
Julie puts the "Russia' in the Sochi Olympics

SS020914: All Olympics Special: Bode Time, Opening Ceremonies, Slopestyle and an Insiders take on Figure Skating

February 9th, 2014


Lian and Monica connect on thei first weekend of the Olympics:
Portand snowstorm  creates a prefct Olympic viewing Storm for Monica
Lian Retracts her opinion on teh Agility Special on Westminster
Olympic Talk:
Bode …

Satellite Sisters 020414: Super Bowl Lessons for Sportsparents; Olympic Preview; Bobsled at Home & Downton Gabby

February 4th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect for the Satellite Sisters Tuesday Show:
Super Bowl lesson for Sportsparents
Julie's Personal Citrus Festival
The racy …

Satellite Sisters Superbowl/Groundhog's Day/Birthday Show: Julie, Liz, Monica and Lian + Special Guest Professor Mary.

February 2nd, 2014


Today's new Satellite Sisters on February 2, 2014 includes:
Liz and Lian on the Stitcher Awards.  We may not have won, but we were not losers!
It's Lian's son's 16th birthday.  Lian celebrates with her own …

Satellite Sisters 01282014: Tuesday Trends; Caring for Aging Parents and Downton Abbey Re-cap and Discussion

January 28th, 2014


Julie and Lian connect on the podcast:
The Weather and the Super Bowl Shout-Outs
First Target, whose Next for Information Theft? Julie takes a …

SS01262014: First Ladies Desk; Olympics Uniforms; Loehmann's Tribute; Movie Recs and Sheila returns

January 26th, 2014


Julie, Liz, Sheila and Lian connect for this podcast:
Sheila goes to the Doctors and a Rock Concert
Julie updates us on France's First Ladies …

Satellite Sisters 01212014: Detox Update and Health News; Sochi Olympic Countdown; and Downton Gabbey

January 21st, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on a mid-week Satellite Sisters news: 
Best Event Ever: A joyful second wedding with a twist
Detox Update: 
Lian updates …

Satellite Sisters Next Gen: Julie, Liz, Lian and niece Katherine on Career Changes, Tonya + Nancy, First Ladies + French Affairs

January 19th, 2014


On Satellite Sisters today, Julie, Liz and Lian welcome back niece Katherine Dolan who announced a big life change on her Facebook page this …

Satellite Sisters 01142014: The Shriver Report; Golden Globe Recap; Julie's Movie NOT to See and Downton Gabbey

January 14th, 2014


Julie and Lian connect on this one hour podcast: 
Golden Globe Recap: Girls Rule but what was that Woody Allen Tribute? 
The Shriver Report: …

Satellite Sisters Gracie Submission: 2/24/2013

January 13th, 2014


Satellite Sisters is a podcast produced for online distribution. Created and hosted by the five Dolan sisters,  Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica …

Satellite Sisters 01-12-14: Women's Figure Skating; Replace & Renew Resolutions; Virgin Airlines Rules & Golden Globes

January 12th, 2014


Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian connect:
US Figure skating now and forvere: Tonya & Nancy and a new controversy
Monica's Resolution to Replace …

SS010714: Podcast Awards & NMX Re-Cap; High Brow Trip in Las Vegas and Downton Abbey Round-up

January 7th, 2014


Lian and Julie connect on the Tuesday Show:
Lian heads to Las Vegas for the NMX conference and The Podcast Awards. Lian's recap and lessons …

Satellite Sisters Snowbound Special: Julie and Liz Celebrate The Polar Vortex With You!

January 5th, 2014


To kick-off the 2014 Polar Vortex in style, Liz and Julie will be hosting longtime Satellite Sisters on today's show.  How are you weathering …

Satellite Sisters Classic: 1/7/2006 : Valerie Plame; Dr. Pam Peeke; and Entertaining Sheila review Match Point

December 23rd, 2013


On this classic podcast episode:
Liz bumps into Super Spy Valerie Plame on vacation only weeks after her outing . Liz gets the scoop.
Fitness and Weightloss Motivation from DR. Pam Peeke
Entertaining Sheila reviews …

Satellite Sisters Dec 21, 2013: Liz and Lian Tackle Target, Hypnotists and Snorkels in Space

December 21st, 2013


Merry Weekend Before Christmas! 
On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz and Lian apologize for being the only people in America NOT to talk about …

Satellite Sisters 12152013: Breaking Nana News; CEO News from GM & lululemmon; Dieting Breakthrough and Nut splus Robert Pattinson Sighting

December 15th, 2013


New Show for Today! Lian Dolan and Liz Dolan on:
Breaking Nana News
Tracking Robert Pattinson
Stitcher Awards
CEO News from GM & lululemmon

Satellite Sister Interview 102: Ian Punnett & How to Pray When You're Pissed at God

December 11th, 2013


In an ongoing interview series, Lian talks to Rev. Ian Punnett, writer, reverand and radio host Ian Punnett. Ian Punnet's book is How to Pray When You're Pissed at God ( or anyone else for that matter)
Ian's book …

Satellite Sisters Dec 8, 2013: Monica, Sheila, Liz and Julie Celebrate Small Appliances And Debate The Sound of Music.

December 8th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Monica, Sheila, Liz and Julie:
Celebrate Monica's investment in small appliances and Sheila's investment in …

Chaos Chronicles 804: Engineer Girl, Thanksgiving Follow-up and Fashion Query for You

December 3rd, 2013


Lian's Dolan's weekly show on Modern Motherhood. This week:
Thanksgiving Follow-up
Babies and Food Allergies
Engineer Girls Rule
A Fashion Query …

Satellite Sister Interview 101: Show Biz Analyst Nancy Berk on the original cast of The Sound Of Music

December 3rd, 2013


Welcome to a new series of interview featuring guests of the Satellite Sisterhood. Lian Dolan talks to Nancy Berk, Parade Magazine's Show Biz …

Satellite Sister 12032013: Top Baby Names & the Must-have Item for your Bathroom; Nana's Rules for Santa Photos; and The Differences between men's and Women's Brains

December 3rd, 2013


Lian and Julie connect on air to discuss:
Deep Fried Turkeys
Plastic Bag Ban Incident
Nana's Rules for Santa Photos
The Diffferences betweenes …

Satellite Sisters Bonus Podcast: Officer Rubbish and Lab Rats Test Calcium

November 26th, 2013


Laugh your way through your Holiday Prep! Best of Episide with Officer Rubbish and Lab Rats Test Calcium. 
See for …

Bonus Satellite Sisters Podcast: The Lab Rats Test Sports Bras

November 26th, 2013


One of our most requested episodes: The Lab Rats Test sports bras. Get ready for comprehesion. 
See for privacy …

Bonus Satellite Sisters Podcast: The Big Wedding in New Orleans

November 26th, 2013


Holiday special Re-post:
Follow up show with a New Orleans twist. The sisters report on the wedding of Julie's son in New Orleans. Lots of …

Satellite Sisters Nov 24, 2013: Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica plus a new Lab Rats!

November 24th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Liz, Sheila and Monica bring you:
Liz's trip report from Brazil and Chile:  Juices, Sanhattan and  Man …

Satellite Sisters 11-21-2013: Cars, Turkey and Picks n' Pans

November 23rd, 2013


Juliie and Lian connect and catch up on:
The Best Cars at The LA Auto Show for the Satellite Sisterhood
The latest news from North Korea
Picks …

Chaos Chronicles 803: Take My Son to Work Day plus Thanksgiving To Do List

November 21st, 2013


Lian Dolan's weekly podcast on Modern Motherhood: 
This week: The LA Auto Show press Days become a Take Your Son To Work situation for Lian
Pop …

Satellite Sisters 11-21-2013: LA Auto Show "Freedom" Cars, Picks & Pans and Turkey Talk

November 21st, 2013


Lian and Julie talk turkey and more this week:
The Reality of the Broken Wrist sinks in
Lian goes ot the LA Auto Show and picks out some …

Satellite Sisters 11-17-2013: The Lab Rats are Back! Testing products from the Feminine "Freedom" Aisle

November 17th, 2013


All five sisters on the podcast today:
News from around the globe:
Batkid! Professional Cuddler! Brazilain Juice Cleanse? and What's the Deal with Alec Baldwin? 
Plus, Monica and Sheila, the Lab Rats, are back! …

Satellite Sisters 11-12-13 :Sports Trophy Debate; Information Hodgepodge Fashion Fitness History & Picks + Pans

November 12th, 2013


Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan: 
College Admissions Interviews Update: Lian Listens while Students Talk
Parenting Topics up for debate:
Sports …

Satellite Sisters Nov 10: All FIVE Sisters On Board For Monica's Birthday

November 10th, 2013


It's a special show because it's a special day.  Monica's birthday.
Sheila just one year older than Monica, so she kicks us off with her list …

Chaos Chronicles 801: Brains, Birth Order and Bitterness, Plus Mindfulness and Tip Toe-ing through the To Do List

November 9th, 2013


Lian Dolan's weekly podcast on Modern Motherhood. 
This week:
Triumph at the DMV
28 Signs You're Dealing with a Youngest Child
Teaching …

Satellite Sisters 11052013: College Admissions Insight; Wedding Trends; Information HodgePodge and Bobbi Brown's Best Advice

November 5th, 2013


Lian and Julie connect and cover:
First Ladies Desk meets The Broken Wrist
College Admissions Debate: Should parents be involved in the …

Satellite Sisters 11032013: Occupy Sandy Regisitry Update; JFK 50th Anniversary Memories; Social Medai Round-Up and Kale News

November 3rd, 2013


On the Show today, Julie, Liz and Lian welcome neice Katherine Dolan:
The Occupy Sandy Relief Registry One Year Later. Read all about our …

The Chaos Chronicles: Author Interview with Satellite Sister Kristin Beckstrom Radcliffe about her book Willow Wonders

October 30th, 2013


The Chaos Chronicles returns! back behind the mic with:
Building better Classroom Environments for Boys from Here's a link to …

Satellite Sisters October 29, 2013: Lian and Liz Tackle Dogs, Bitcoin and How To Help Us Win The Podcast Awards

October 29th, 2013


Julie was in surgery today for her broken wrist so Liz fills in with Lian. And we provide the medical update.
Topics include:
How to help us …

Satellite Sister 10272013: Breaking News, Shout-outs, International News Round-Up, RIP Lou Reed & Marcia Wallace

October 27th, 2013


Julie, Liz, Sheila and Lian connect and cover:
Julie's Breaking News and who is Dr. Commando
RIP Lou Reed and Marcia Wallace
International News …

SS10222013: Tuesday Trends; Picks & Pans; Scary Medical Symptoms and Wild Creatures

October 22nd, 2013


Lian and Julie on the show today:
Update of the 5 Things Successful People do before 8 am
Tuesday trends: Men in Grocery Stores; Halloween …

Satellite Sisters October 20, 2013: Sheila, Monica, Lian and Liz Breaking News, Nashville, Oreos and Endless Parent-Teacher Conferences

October 20th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters:
Lian provides Liz a quick round-up of news she might have missed this week because she was away.  Of course, Martha Stewart and Kate Middleton make the cut.
Monica was also …

Satellite Sisters 10151013: Gap Year Update, Maddie McCann & Rihanna; 5 Habits of Successful people + Family Traditions

October 15th, 2013


Lian and Julie:
News round up: Designated Driver Teen, Maddie McCann and Rihanna in Puket
Family Traudtions Upheld
5 Things Super Successful …

Satellite Sisters 10122013: Nobel Peace Prize Big Mistake; Thoughts on the Future, Pick & Pans and Take the Worry Threshold Quiz

October 12th, 2013


Julie, Liz and Lian on the air covering:
Our Objections to the Nobel Peace Prize winner & more
The Pasadena Innovation Summit: Four Points …

Satellite Sisters Podcast 10092013: International News Round-Up; Malala; Orleans + Baton RougeDiet Doorways: The Plan vs. Probiotics; Junior League Tour & Cookbooks

October 8th, 2013


Julie and Lian connect on Tuesday to talk about:
New Orleans + Baton Rouge Junior League visits
International News Round-up: Ski Reort in North …

Satellite Sisters October 5: Julie, Monica and Liz on the National Shut-Down, Fairy GodMartha + Long-Awaited Dirndl Expose!

October 5th, 2013


Listen to this weekend's show.  Julie's in Dallas, Monica's in Portand and Liz is live via Skype from France!
Headlines include:
Julie is sick …

Satellite Sisters 09302013: Top Ten Brands; Martha Stewart vs. Apple; Fashion Trends; Workplace Wellness + Kale

September 30th, 2013


Julie and Lian together in Dallas. One the show thsi week:
Party for Elizabeth the First Wife
Julie's High School Reunion
Top Ten Brands around …

Satellite Sisters 09282013: Advice on Dating a Younger Man; Worse Work Meeting Ever: Dear Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice and Dallas Satellite Sister Meet-Up

September 28th, 2013


Liz, Sheila and Lian connect on thsi week's call:
Sheila has Advice for Dating Younger Men
Liz reveals her instructions for the worst meeting idea ever
Lian gets emails from a Literary Dental Hygeniest and the …

Satellite Sisters 092413: Ladies Night Out Madness; Tuesday Trends: Advice for Katie Couric and the Barkiest Dogs

September 24th, 2013


Julie and Lian Take on the Tuesday show:
Lian's stint as celebrity auctioneer turns racy
Julie's Picks and Pans.  Don't go see Prisoners but do …

Satellite Sisters 09/22/13: Sheila, Monica, Julie and Liz Tackle The World

September 22nd, 2013


Thanks to all the Satellite Sisters who gave us the Thumbs Up on Stitcher.  Keep it up!  It landed us on the list of What's Hot At Stitcher this week.  Woo hoo!
Monica finally got around to getting her …

Satellite Sisters 091413: Sleepy Hollow; Worst Passwords of 2013; Millennial Report & Garden Trends

September 17th, 2013


Julie and Lian take on mid-week with a new podcast:
The New TV Season is On! Sleepy Hollow? Yes. Junior Master Chef? Not so much
Our tribute to …

Satellite Sisters 091142013: Putin the Peacemaker; Google Zeitgeist Summit; Hi Tech Grocery Stores and Mother/Son Communication

September 14th, 2013


Julie, Liz and Lian Cover:
Putin the Peacemaker and Julie's classic Russion analogy
Liz is off to the Google Zeitgeist Summit. Hear about her …

Satellite Sisters September 8, 2013: Lian, Julie and Liz with text updates from Sheila and Monica.

September 8th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, written reports come in from Sheila and Monica.
Sheila's already been back in the pool with Diana Nyad.  Yes! …

Satellite Sisters Sept 1: Introducing SS Next Gen!

September 1st, 2013


Satellite Sisters Holiday Special!
Liz and Sheila connect for the Labor Day holiday and introduce the newest Satellite Sister.
Our niece …

Satellite Sisters August 25, 2013: Julie invents a new language! Liz spots a new trend!

August 25th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz and Julie get news on what Lian, Sheila and Monica are up to on this August Sunday afternoon.  Yes, …

Satellite Sisters August 18: Special Summer Surprise Ending!

August 18th, 2013


This week's show is a little longer than usual due to some surprise ringing-in at the very end.  Bedeviled as we were by some connectivity issues at the start, it all turned out quite okay.  You are going to …

Bonus Chaos Chronicles Podcast: The Happiness Episode

August 15th, 2013


A bonus podcast this week from Lian Dolan and The Chaos Chronicles. It's (almost) all about the Happy: 
A Hot Chocolate Study that made me …

Satellite Sisters Aug 11: Wedding News, New Cold War + More

August 11th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Lian and Liz cover:
Family Wedding Report:  Yes, we are all back from the big bash in Connecticut.  We've …

Satellite Sisters 07-21-13: Comic-Con update: the Walking Dead and Cosmos, plus, Whitey Bulger, Brand Re-Boot; BlogHer 2013

July 21st, 2013


Liz Dolan and Lian Dolan connectfor today's topics;
Liz updates all on her Comic-Con Trip, including The Walking Dead and Cosmos, the new Neil …

Satellite Sisters July 14, 2013: Sheila establishes connectivity with Julie, Liz and Monica from her mobile unit

July 14th, 2013


On today's new Satellite Sisters, Sheila establishes connectivity with Julie, Liz and Monica from her new mobile unit parked in front her new …

Satellite Sisters 070213: Edward Snowden; Beauty News; Celebrity Sighting; Advice to J-Lo and tweets from Martha

July 2nd, 2013


Julie, Liz and Lian on the show today from Bend, Oregon, Steamboat Springs, Colorado and Pasadena, California:
Tour de Oregon update from Lian

New Satellite Sisters June 23: Julie, Sheila and Liz on the breaking spy news from Russia and tutoring to the stars

June 23rd, 2013


On today's show,  we have a report from the Oregon leg of Lian's ELIZABETH THE FIRST WIFE book tour.  She wants to thank all the Satellite Sisters who have attended along the way.  She'll be at Powell's Cedar …

Satellite Sisters June 2: Liz Live From Istanbul, Sheila On Wolf Weddings and Julie Pitches A TV Show.

June 2nd, 2013


Today, over a better-than-expected Skype connection from Istanbul, Turkey, Liz talks with Sheila and Julie about what she sees going in the …

Satellite Sisters 05-19-13: Russian Spies and British Royalty; Powerball Losers but LA Times Bestsellers: and Awkward Moments

May 19th, 2013


Julie, Liz, Monica and Lian connect for a new podcast. On the show today:
Powerball Losers but LA Times Bestsellers
Russian Spies and British …

Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival: Interview with Author Amy Hatvany (Heart Like Mine)

May 10th, 2013


A wonderful Mother's Day interview with author Amy Hatvany. Her new book Heart Like Mine is a warm, engaging story of three women and their …

Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival: Tracy Beckerman

May 5th, 2013


Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival: Columnist Tracy Beckerman
A series of interview with writers. In this episode, writer and humorist Tracy …

Satellite Sisters WordWrite Festival: Author Caroline Leavitt

May 5th, 2013


A series of interviews with authors. This episode features author Caroline Leavitt. She is the author of ten books, including the NYT …

Satellite Sisters April 28: Monica Shares Her Tale Of Worst Seatmate Ever. REALLY. EVER.

April 28th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Liz and Monica cover:
Monica's tale of the Worst Seatmate Ever. REALLY, people.  EVER. Do not operate …

Satellite Sisters April 21, 2013: Julie, Liz and Lian on Bostonians, Chechens and Ice Cream

April 21st, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, we tackle the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. Having lived in Russia, Julie has a personal …

Satellite Sisters April 14, 2013: All FIVE Sisters Bring It Today!

April 14th, 2013


Yes, it's true.  Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian all have connectivity today.  At least for most of the show!
Highlights include:
Lian's …

Satellite Sisters March 29, 2013: Lian, Sheila, Liz and Julie on Bruckner Blvd, Broneys & More

March 29th, 2013


Join Lian, Sheila, Liz and Julie today for:
Sheila's first time ever renting a car.  (How is that possible?)  And then she finds her way to …

Satellite Sisters 031713: Sheryl Sandberg, SXSW, The End of the Big East and a Bra that does What????

March 17th, 2013


Julie , Monica and Lian connect on St. Patrick's Day to discuss the news of the week:
The new Pope
Justin Timberlake
The End of the Big East

Satellite Sisters March 10, 2013: Julie, Liz and Sheila say "William J Dahn, this one's for you."

March 10th, 2013


Julie, Liz and Sheila connect on today's Satellite Sisters, which we dedicate to loyal, longtime Satellite Mister William J. Dahn.
Sheila …

Satellite Sisters March 3, 2013: Julie, Liz and Lian on Dennis Rodman, Marissa Mayer, Going To Mars With Your Spouse And Living With Siblings.

March 3rd, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz connects with Julie + Lian from Julie's home in Dallas.  Lian's racking up some Frequent Visitor points at …

Satellite Sisters Feb. 25, 2013: Julie, Monica and Liz on souffles, enchiladas and the odds on a Pope Dolan, which would have made our father very happy.

February 24th, 2013


Julie, Monica and Liz gather to discuss:
Lessons learned from the recent death of our father.  We are grateful for all the help from hospice …

Satellite Sisters Feb 10, 2013: Monica and Liz Review Vacations, Movies and Dogs on Trampolines.

February 10th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Monica and Liz catch up on the week's events.  Monica reports on her first ever trip to Waikiki while Liz asks …

Satellite Sisters Julie, Lian and Liz Are All Very Pro-Binge.

February 3rd, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Julie, Lian and Liz binge on all kinds of hot topics including:
Binge-viewing: How are you watching your …

Satellite Sisters Jan 29, 2013: SAG Awards and Signature Stinging Bath Crystals.

January 27th, 2013


On today's Satellite Sisters, Liz shares her extremely limited knowledge of How To Attend A Hollywood Awards Show with friends who will today …

Satellite Sisters 01-20-13

January 20th, 2013


Julie, Liz, Lian and Sheila on the week's news and events:
Lance Armstrong
Fake Girlfriends and other excellent fake ideas
The Rollercoaster in …

Satellite Sisters December 16, 2012

December 16th, 2012


Liz and Julie connect to thank listeners and bring all Satellite Sisters up to date on the Dolan family. Our family gathered last week to say …

Chaos Chronicles 605: An Update and Gratitude

December 16th, 2012


For Satellite Sisters subscribers, Lian Dolan describes the last few months of her mothers illness, death and funeral. Also, Lessons Learned.

Satellite Sisters Special Edition 11-11: Panini Generation update on our parents, our lives and Gen. Petraeus

November 11th, 2012


Julie, Liz and Lian reconnect to fill listeners in on the turn of events in the lives  of their parents:
Julie reports on how her dad with …

Satellite Sisters Sept 30, 2012: Happy Birthday, Sister Sheila!

September 30th, 2012


It's the final day of September, which has been quite a month for all the Satellite Sisters.  Phew!
Let's start with a Happy Birthday wish for …

Satellite Sisters 09/09/12: Liz and Julie Cover Kids, Dogs and Conventions.

September 9th, 2012


Liz and Julie have had a busy couple of weeks.  What with political conventions, the U S Open, following Mars Rover Curiousity and catching …

Satellite Sisters August 26, 2012: Liz, Monica and Julie on Harry and The Armstrongs: Neil vs. Lance.

August 26th, 2012


Today's Satellite Sisters features:
Julie on The Nekkid Prince.
Liz on The Armstrongs - Neil versus Lance. 
Monica on her vacation details- pros …

Fall Fashion Quiz, West Nile Virus, Caring for Aging Parents: The Satellite Sisters 081812

August 19th, 2012


Today on the show, Liz, Julie, Sheila and Lian connect and discuss:
The Rollercoaster Report: More on the ups and downs of caring for aging …

Satellite Sisters August 12, 2012: Monica, Julie and Liz

August 12th, 2012


How did they always open the old Wide World of Sports?  "The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat". Yeah, that was us this week. 
On the …

Satellite Sisters July 29, 2012: Liz, Lian and Sheila on the Olympics, Algebra and A Directorial Debut

July 29th, 2012


On today's Satellite Sisters, we cover:
Liz's directorial debut! It turns out that telling an Oscar winner what to do was actually the easy part.
Lian's Random Thoughts on the first two days of the Olympics. She's …

Colorado Shootings, Sally Ride, Penn State 7 yahoo's new CEO: Satellite Sisters 072412

July 24th, 2012


Lian and Julie connect on a Tuesday morning to discuss the headlines and more. On this show:
The Colorado Shootings: Julie's view from Colorado

Satellite Sisters 071412 : Olympics; Penn State; Group-on Fail and Comic Con

July 14th, 2012


Liz, Julie Monica an dLian on the show today.
Julie is back from London with her totally unauthorized Olympic Preview
Liz is back from Comic …

Satellite Sisters July 7, 2012: Entertaining Sheila Returns

July 7th, 2012


Sheila and Liz got together today to record a little summer entertainment review. Many movies to discuss including Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom, Benh Zeitlin's Beast of the Southern Wild, Lynn Shelton's Your …

July 1, 2012 Satellite Sisters: News, Talk and Julie found a WHAT????

July 1st, 2012


Julie, Liz, Sheila and Monica on today's Satellite Sisters.
First a salute to a solid gold Satellite Sister Nora Ephron.  Nora was a favorite …

International Incident at Heathrow, How to Emcee & Newsroom vs. The Killing: Satellite Sisters Podcast 022412

June 24th, 2012


Liz and Lian connect on a busy Sunday for both but sqeezed in a show:
Liz explains how our sponsor Sol de Janiero almost cause an …

Satellite Sisters June 17, 2012: A Father's Day Unlike Any Other

June 17th, 2012


Julie and Liz are together on the show today sharing the Satellite Sisters experience on moving their father to an Alzheimer's Care Center …

Satellite Sisters Podcast: Lian and Julie take on Aging Parents, John Edwards, GCB and Matching Outfits

June 1st, 2012


Lian and Julie fire up a Friday Special to kick off the Summer Splash Season:
Update on Aging Parents
Plus, in the news: John Edwards Greatest …

Satellite Sisters May 28, 2012: Classic Memorial Day Show

May 28th, 2012


Listen to a classic Satellite Sisters Memorial Day show from a few years ago.  Lab Rats Sheila and Monica tackle Frozen Yogurt today. You'll want to hear their report before making your frozen confection choices …

Satellite Sisters May 20, 2012: Sheila's Big Night Out, JP Morgan Scandal & Are Your Comfy Clothes Making You Tired?

May 20th, 2012


Satellite Sisters to Go this week:
Liz, Lian and Sheila with life updates: beauty treatments galore, home improvements and shopping with seniors.
Plus, Liz has developments on the JPMorganChase scandal and Lian …

Satellite Sisters April 29, 2012

April 29th, 2012


Sheila, Monica, Julie and Liz tackle the world one cup of coffee at a time:
Sheila and Liz have a complete report on Bruce Springsteen in Los …

Satellite Sisters April 22, 2012

April 22nd, 2012


Julie, Liz and Monica tackle the world one cup of coffee at a time.
First, news on how to sign up for the Satellite Sisters Challenge. If you …

Satellite Sisters April 15, 2012

April 15th, 2012


Sheila has the ultimate Satellite Sisters experience getting her taxes done.
Julie, our personal expert on North Korea because she just …

Satellite Sisters April 8, 2012: Officer Rubbish plus Lab Rats on Calcium.

April 8th, 2012


We were shocked to realize that this week is the fourth anniversary of the day Officer Rubbish entered our lives, so its an appropriate time …

Bonus: The Lab Rats Test Sports Bras

April 4th, 2012


The much-requested award-winning installment of Lab Rats from Satellite Sisters.  Sheila and Monica test sports bras.  They each have their own scientific method.  Twelve minutes.  Please do not attenpt to …

Bonus Satellite Sisters Episode: Lab Rats Test Sports Bras

April 4th, 2012


Yes, Satellite Sisters.  Here it is.  The much-requested Gracie Award Winning installment of Lab Rats where Sheila and Monica test sports bras.  It's twelve minutes.  Hilarity ensues. 
See …

March 25, 2012 Satellite Sisters

March 25th, 2012


Julie, Liz and Monica on the VA, the movies, some backyard and auto repair.  Julie has advice for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's next visit …

Satellite Sisters 03-18-12 : An update on what's happening behind the scenes and more

March 18th, 2012


On the show today--
Where have the sisters been? An update.
St. Patrick's Day Victory Dance by Sheia
Liz goes to India
Julie tests the Stuntmeter …

Satellite Sisters Feb 19, 2012

February 20th, 2012


Happy Birthday, Lian!  Liz and Monica start the show by wishing youngest sister Lian a happy birthday.  She started the day with a mad dash to the drugstore to get Benedryl for her son's bad allergic reaction.  …

Satellite Sisters 021912

February 19th, 2012


It's Lian's birthday!  Satellite Sisters Liz and Monica hear how the celebrations began at Lian's house. Love those morning visits to the drugstore! Then news on malaria, Macchu Picchu and more.  Monica has one …

Satellite Sisters 02/12/12

February 12th, 2012


Julie and Liz connect on the show today to discuss the sad death of Whitney Houston.  There was no better version of the national anthem EVER …

February 5, 2012 Satellite Sisters

February 5th, 2012


Satellite Sisters on soapboxes this week!  Julie, Liz, Monica and Lian cover all the news this week from Susan G. Komen and Facebook to …

Satellite Sisters 1-27-12: Lian and Julie on the Line

January 27th, 2012


Lian and Julie represent on the show today:
Seal Team Six: Way to go in Somalia and here are a few more missions for you.
International News: …

January 15, 2012 Satellite Sisters

January 15th, 2012


Julie Liz and Monica cover why they won't be taking a Tuscan cruise any time soon, Julie's idea for a new kind of computer store, Monica's …

January 8, 2012

January 8th, 2012


Julie's visit to North Korean last year gives her a unique perspective on the death of Kim Jong Il.
Liz loves the all caucus/primary hoopla …

December 18

December 18th, 2011


Dolan Holiday Hilarity, Monica's search for the perfect White Elephant, Julie's beef with the NHL, Lian's dismay about Howard Stern in prime …

November 27, 2011

November 27th, 2011


Julie & Liz award Satellite Sister of the Week to longtime listener and facebook friend Leslie Maxfield for sharing her excitement about …

November 20, 2011

November 20th, 2011


Happy Thanksgiving from the Satellite Sisters.  What are your plans for the big day?
See for privacy information.

See …

November 13, 2011

November 13th, 2011


Liz is live from London with some surprises. Julie's a Penn State alum and has some words on that.  Lian gives us the scoop on her HGTV pitch …

November 6, 2011

November 6th, 2011


All FIVE Sisters!  Julie introduces new segment: Cranky or Cause? Sheila bombs at a book fair, Lian's got a brand new TV concept, Monica has …

October 30, 2011

October 30th, 2011


The Satellite Sisters troubleshoot their new apps.  Good news for iPhone users.  Not so much for Androids.Also, Julie's gift of an iPad to …

October 23, 2011

October 23rd, 2011


A HUGE announcement.  Entertaining Sheila (sort of) on "Drive" and doing the right thing.
See for privacy information.

October 16: Big Wedding Special

October 16th, 2011


Julie, Liz, Sheila & Monica have a full full report from the big wedding/Dolan extravaganza in Nola last weekend. 
See …

September 25, 2011

September 25th, 2011


Big Sister turnout this week:
We have a report from Lian and Sheila about the comedy show they did this weekend in Pasadena.  Plus, Monica's …

9/11/2001 - 9/11/2011

September 11th, 2011


To mark the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, The Satellite Sisters replay the first show they recorded in New York City after 9/11/2001.
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September 5, 2011

September 5th, 2011


Julie, Liz, Sheila and Monica connect and cover their thoughts about the 9/11 10th Anniversary and the family plans to gather in New Orleans …

August 27, 2011

August 27th, 2011


Julie, Lian and Liz just recorded this week's Satellite Sisters. We are hoping to get it posted before webmaster Sarah's power goes out in …

August 21, 2011

August 21st, 2011


A quick catch-up on what we're up to:
Monica and Liz have a status update for all the sisters. 
Liz's #1 issue is that she is supposed to arrive in the Dominican Republic at the same time as Hurricane Irene!

July 31, 2011

August 1st, 2011


Liz's speed tour of Istanbul - 2000 years in a day.
Julie's alternative TV universe - yes, there is a channel where the debt ceiling debate …

July 17, 2011

July 17th, 2011


Monica talks about Portland's very own Carmageddon
Sheila reviews the latest prodcuts and services from her fave Duane Reade
Liz weighs in on Google Plus
The end of Friday Night Lights
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July 10, 2011

July 11th, 2011


Julie, Liz and Sheila cover Betty Ford, Daniel Craig and striped boatneck tees.
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Lab Rats Special

July 5th, 2011


Time for some laughs with the 'Rats!
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July 5, 2011

July 5th, 2011


Happy 4th of July on July 5th.ALL FIVE SISTERS ON TODAYS SHOW
Holiday report includes the Bend Pet Parade news from Monica and Liz
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Jim and Edna ALMOST find Whitey Bulger, FBI's Most Wanted Man

June 26th, 2011


The Dolan Connection to Whitey Bulger More bad business travel news Your audiobook recommendations and Ferris Bueller Dolan's uncanny …

Julie, Liz and Monica share July 4th plans and Breaking Dog News

June 18th, 2011


Julie, Liz, Monica and July 4th plans all around Breaking dog news: is your pooch worth $200K? HUGE news in the possible prevention of stroke Women's …

Sheila Visits With End-Of-School-Year Report: Gift Cards Are The Best!

June 12th, 2011


Sheila extolls the virtues of end-of-school-year gift cards Julie jumps on the Dallas Mavericks bandwagon (albeit a little late) What if our work …

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