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Anna Faris Is Unqualified podcast

Anna Faris Is Unqualified

Relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types. New episodes every week! See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.

Relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types. New episodes every week! See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.

 

#353

Sarah Marshall

In today’s episode, Anna talks with writer, podcaster, and media critic Sarah Marshall. Sarah is the co-host and creator of the acclaimed modern history podcast You're Wrong About which focuses on clarifying our collective memory and how we define ourselves by popular narrative and myth. Sarah’s other podcast, You Are Good looks at how particular movies influence our feelings and worldview. Sarah and Anna talk about our fear of strangers and why having a flattering headshot is crucial if you are ever abducted by a serial killer, the allure of reality TV, the connection between Satanic Panic and Q-Anon, magical thinking and the idea of having a soulmate, different categories of heartbreak, acknowledging personal change, and a lot more. If you like this episode and want to hear more stand-alone interviews, please reach out and let us know. Leave a review or go to our website at Unqualified.com. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

27 Jun 2022

45 MINS

45:33

27 Jun 2022


#352

Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo [Machete, Bad Ass, From Dusk Till Dawn, Heat, Spy Kids] talks with Anna abouthis formative childhood and his relationship with his parents, the adrenaline rush of conducting an armed robbery, how to survive prison and how to make prison booze (two unrelated ideas), early role models, early loves, the origin story of Trejos Tacos, and a lot more. Our first caller is Meagan whose husband wants to move their family to Romania where he remembers an idyllic childhood. While Meagan is open to the idea, she questions the practicality of such a big change and whether the timing is right. Our next caller Emily went through a painful breakup and as a result also lost one of her closest friends, her ex-boyfriend’s sister. Now she questions if she is ready to rekindle her friendship with someone who will be a constant reminder of the relationship she still mourns. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

20 Jun 2022

46 MINS

46:58

20 Jun 2022


#351

Dan Fogler

Dan Fogler [Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Balls of Fury, The Walking Dead, The Goldbergs, Take Me Home Tonight] talks with Anna about his first job working for a moving company, his second job as “The Amazing Zoltar” selling discontinued toys at FAO Schwartz, how he landed the role of playing Francis Ford Coppola in The Offer, losing his virginity, sage advice from Philip Seymour Hoffman and a lot more. Today’s first call is from Monica whose boss continues to make unwanted advances despite her repeated rejections. Monica lives in Spain, and she would most likely lose her job if she were to call out the inappropriate behavior. Next to call in is Rebecca whose career as a Disney animator ended more than a decade ago when her department was shut down. Now working as a medical assistant, Rebecca finds herself missing the art world and has begun pursuing the career she was forced to give up. Unfortunately, her husband is not supportive, and she can’t understand why. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

13 Jun 2022

41 MINS

41:26

13 Jun 2022


#350

Morena Baccarin

Morena Baccarin [Deadpool, Gotham, Homeland, Serenity, Firefly] talks with Anna about the moment you realize you’re in a bad relationship, how she unexpectedly met her husband, balancing work and family, what makes someone attractive, and a lot more. Today’s first caller is Sam who was in the early stages of a relationship when her guy announced that he just wanted to be friends. Now they’re spending every free moment together while Sam holds her breath hoping he will commit. Next to call in is Claire who wants to be more supportive of her husband’s business decisions but doesn’t always agree with how he manages his employees. Claire wonders if she should keep quiet or make suggestions on how he might improve his managerial skills. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

06 Jun 2022

51 MINS

51:56

06 Jun 2022


#349

John Bradley

John Bradley [Game of Thrones, Moonfall, Borgia, Marry Me], talks with Anna about his new movie Moonfall with Halle Berry, conspiracy theories, drama school, how Game of Thrones changed his life (and nearly ended it a few times), using the wrong accent for the entire series, meeting Emilia Clark for the first time in the final season (and finally believing he was part of the same show), ignoring bad career advice, early loves, dealbreakers, finding inspiration, and much more. Today’s first caller is Allison whose maid of honor doesn’t like her husband-to-be and has been blatantly disrespectful. To complicate matters, she’s also Allison’s boss. Next, Anna and John talk with Ashley who has always felt like an outsider when spending time with her father and sister. After her mother passed away, Ashley hopes to become closer to the rest of her family but doesn’t know how to start. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

30 May 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:17

30 May 2022


#348

Dulé Hill

Dulé Hill [The West Wing, Ballers, Suits, The Wonder Years] talks with Anna about regaining confidence after divorce, getting out of the friend zone with his wife Jazmyn, unconditional love, conditional relationships, the misinterpretation of patriotism, Roe v. Wade and a lot more. For the second week in a row, the father of a bride-to-be has threatened to boycott her wedding if his demands aren’t met. In this case, Angela and her fiancé have plans that don’t include a church. Next to call in is Monica who has given up the idea of getting pregnant after trying for 10 years. Now, as all her friends focus on their children, Monica feels left out and unable to relate. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

23 May 2022

51 MINS

51:50

23 May 2022


#347

Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen [Modern Family, Ed, Boston Legal, Happy Gilmore] talks with Anna about female rivalry, the pressure to be sexy, underwear, an audition reminiscent of Basic Instinct, marriage, divorce, people who are too good looking, Julie’s new podcast Quitters, and much more. Today’s first call is with Jordan who introduced a friend to his crush which unfortunately resulted in them falling for each other. Now Jordan is wondering how to process this new dynamic while keeping both of his friendships. Next to call in is Sarah who is getting close to her wedding date but considering eloping after her father issued an ultimatum involving her guest list. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

16 May 2022

54 MINS

54:59

16 May 2022


#346

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 5

In today’s special episode, dating and relationship coach April Beyer is back as Anna’s qualified co-host. For those of you just discovering our podcast, April has been a matchmaker for more than 20 years and is the founder of LEVEL Connections, a unique dating service bridging the gap between dating apps and personal matchmaking. Their first call today is with Raya whose boyfriend’s constant assessments and comments about her physical appearance leave her feeling insecure. Next, they talk with Jess who has been in an emotionally abusive relationship for eleven years and is working on the courage to finally leave. If you have a question and would like to talk with Anna and her co-hosts, please write to Unqualified at [bit.ly/ASKANNA] (http://bit.ly/ASKANNA) Learn more about April and LEVEL by visiting [www.levelconnections.com] (http://www.levelconnections.com/) See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

12 May 2022

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:13

12 May 2022


#345

Aasif Mandvi

Aasif Mandvi [The Daily Show, The Brink, Million Dollar Arm, Evil] talks with Anna about moving from England to Florida at 16 and dreaming his life would be like an episode of Flipper, his rollercoaster of a prom experience, hosting his new show Would I Lie To You and whether actors make good liars, breeding unicorns and much more… Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Danika who, after the abrupt ending of a friendship, wonders how or even if it’s possible to repair the damage. Next to call in is Cynthia who, after leaving her partner after years of ignoring his infidelity, discovered that her father has also been having an affair. Now Cynthia is trying to navigate these new emotions and wondering how to rebuild her faith in the opposite sex. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

09 May 2022

40 MINS

40:07

09 May 2022


#344

Jo Koy

Stand-up comedian Jo Koy [Live from Seattle, Lights Out, Comin’ in Hot, In His Elements] talks with Anna about the transformation of comedy over the years, pretending to be his mom when getting tickets to see Eddie Murphy, the difference between a racist joke and giving a voice to minorities, how Dante Bosco was his hero in Spielberg’s HOOK, getting rejected then embraced by Netflix, his upcoming movie EASTER SUNDAY, Dealbreakers and a lot more. Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Kaley whose ex is confusing their six-year-old daughter when his conspiracy theories go against what she’s being taught in school. Next, Jo and Anna talk with Sunshine who doesn’t know how or what to tell her older sister when it’s clear that the sister’s boyfriend is unfaithful and stringing her along. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

02 May 2022

44 MINS

44:27

02 May 2022


#343

Elisha Cuthbert Returns

Elisha Cuthbert [24, The Girl Next Door, Happy Endings, The Ranch, The Cellar] talks with Anna about having kids, the blind date that led to the kids, being married to an athlete, getting in to comedies, horror-film screams, learning from past relationships, dealbreakers and much more! First on this episode’s Unqualified segment is Anjelica, whose friend and co-worker is weighing down the workplace with her constant negativity. Anjelica wonders if there’s a way to help so her friend doesn’t lose her job. Next is Simone who, after a surprise break-up, is having a hard time moving on from her ex when he keeps texting her. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

25 Apr 2022

52 MINS

52:16

25 Apr 2022


#342

Natasha Leggero Returns

Comedian, actress, writer, and producer Natasha Leggero [Another Period, Chelsea Lately, Rat in the Kitchen] talks with Anna about being accidentally funny, her new show Rat in the Kitchen, whether dating a chef is a good idea, what too much reality TV does to your brain, Natasha’s relationship with an Australian con-artist that sounds like reality TV, and much more. Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Erika who is looking for answers as to why she’s never had a serious boyfriend and wonders how she can improve her dating life. Next, we talk with Edith who has had a crush on the same guy for over 10 years and thinks it might be time to find out if he feels the same way. They did kiss once… See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

18 Apr 2022

40 MINS

40:02

18 Apr 2022


#341

Dylan O'Brien

Dylan O’Brien [Teen Wolf, The Maze Runner, Love and Monsters, The Outfit] talks with Anna about getting fired from his first job, getting into acting, early crushes, Dealbreakers and a lot more. Today’s first caller is Melanie, who after a personally difficult year, felt that one of her closest friends wasn’t there for her. Now she’s wondering if expressing her feelings would help mend or further hurt their relationship. Next up is Michelle, whose truck driving husband is convinced that she’s cheating on him leaving Michelle questioning the strength of their marriage. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information. ... Read more

11 Apr 2022

42 MINS

42:23

11 Apr 2022