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Anna Faris Is Unqualified podcast

Anna Faris Is Unqualified

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

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

 

#376

Paul Scheer

Paul Scheer [Black Monday, Veep, The League, Human Giant] talks with Anna about career choices, unexpected casting, the benefits of being naïve, surviving on Subway sandwiches, good movies verses favorite movies, and much more. For more of Paul, check out his podcasts How Did This Get Made? and Unspooled. Today’s first call is with Mya whose decision to pursue her master’s degree prompted her boyfriend of four years to propose they have an open relationship. Mya had hoped for a different kind of proposal and now wonders if the relationship has run its course. Next to call in is Charlie, who unknowingly keeps finding herself in relationships with men already in relationships. Charlie wonders if the problem is somehow hers and how she might fix it. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

23 Nov 2022

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:19

23 Nov 2022


#375

Penn Jillette

Magician, author, actor, musician, and inventor Penn Jillette talks with Anna about the allure of magic and the need for skepticism, how he thought he was following in Bob Dylan’s footsteps, what he learned on Celebrity Apprentice, how he fell out of favor with Donald Trump, early loves, predicting the future and much more. Today’s first caller is Ashley who married her boyfriend in a rushed courthouse ceremony so he could apply for a green card. As a result, both families of the couple are questioning the decision and are quick to offer their opinions. Next to call in is Anne who is finding it difficult to move on after her long-distance boyfriend ended the relationship with no warning. Anne wonders what went wrong and how to get over what she thought was a good relationship. Would you like unqualified relationship advice from Anna and her co-hosts? Write to Unqualified at [bit.ly/ASKANNA] (bit.ly/ASKANNA) ! Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

16 Nov 2022

53 MINS

53:00

16 Nov 2022


#374

Bridget Marquardt

Television personality, podcaster, and former playboy model Bridget Marquardt talks with Anna about first loves, Hugh Hefner’s bedroom, Bridget’s high school experience, the A&E playboy documentary, Bridget’s podcast Ghost Magnet, and a lot more. Today’s first caller is Emma who after being roommates with a guy for two years realized that she was starting to crush on him. Now Emma wonders if he might be feeling the same way and wonders how to broach the subject. Next to call in is René who feels that she and her husband have different priorities and that she is alone in raising their two kids. Efforts to communicate only lead to arguing, leaving René to wonder if their problems are even worth solving. Would you like unqualified relationship advice from Anna and her co-hosts? Write to Unqualified at [bit.ly/ASKANNA] (bit.ly/ASKANNA) ! Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

09 Nov 2022

56 MINS

56:05

09 Nov 2022


#373

Jacob Batalon

Jacob Batalon [Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Avengers: Infinity War] talks with Anna about his new show Reginald the Vampire, the differences between life in Hawaii and New York, his high school reputation as a stoner, getting the role in Spider-Man and not telling anyone, romantic dealbreakers, falling in love during the pandemic, and much more. First to call in today is Brandon who after the death of his father began reevaluating his life. Brandon shares his experience and questions how to find a balance between his own pursuits and the guilt he feels for not spending more time with other loved ones in his life. Next, Anna and Jacob talk with Erin whose stepmother wrote her and her sister out of their father’s will and kept everything for herself. Other members of the large family remain in close contact with the stepmother but refuse to intercede, leaving Erin feeling betrayed and abandoned. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

02 Nov 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:17

02 Nov 2022


#372

Iliza Shlesinger

Comedian, actress, writer, and producer Iliza Shlesinger and Anna discuss childbirth, early crushes, how Iliza met her husband and why she married him, appreciating honest advice, work ethic, and a lot more. Today’s caller is Jessica whose long time BFF refers to Jessica’s husband as their “community husband” and to the three of them as a “throuple”. But as Anna and Iliza find out, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

26 Oct 2022

54 MINS

54:50

26 Oct 2022


#371

Qualified with April Beyer Episode 7

Relationship expert April Beyer is back as Anna’s qualified counterpart. In today’s special episode, April tells Anna an inspiring story about her wedding anniversary and the lasting effects of treating her husband to the very private “Club Indigo”. Then they talk with Bridget who met a man during the pandemic and recently moved across the country to be with him. Now, after spending more consistent time together, Bridget is discovering that they might not be as compatible as she had hoped. Learn more about April and her unique dating service by visiting [www.levelconnections.com] (http://www.levelconnections.com/) Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

24 Oct 2022

56 MINS

56:55

24 Oct 2022


#370

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham [Girls, Sharp Stick, Catherine Called Birdy] and Anna talk about The Housebunny in light of the Secrets of Playboy documentary, the conflict of wanting and not wanting to be noticed, the difference between British and American men, learning from heartbreak, how Lena met her husband, directing, acting and much more. Then, Lena and Anna talk with Haley who, after a drunken night, slept with a good friend after he told her that his long-distance relationship wasn’t going well. Now the couple is married, the wife knows everything, and Haley is getting all the blame. Catherine Called Birdy is available NOW on Prime Video. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

19 Oct 2022

51 MINS

51:00

19 Oct 2022


#369

John Stamos

John Stamos [General Hospital, Full House, ER, Necessary Roughness, Grandfathered, Thieves, Big Shot] talks with Anna about how he got punched in high school and vowed to become famous, walking in on a girlfriend and discovering an extra pair of feet, the legacy of Bob Saget, mediocre parenting advice, John’s upcoming memoire If You Would’ve Told Me, how John met his wife, how Anna met her husband, making time for the important things and much more. Today’s caller is Derek who’s 11-year, on and off relationship has led to his confusing drama and obsession with passion and love. Now he finds himself unappreciative of more stable, generous partners and wonders how he might break the pattern. Would you like Unqualified relationship advice? Write to Unqualified at [ bit.ly/ASKANNA] (http://bit.ly/ASKANNA) ! Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

12 Oct 2022

43 MINS

43:05

12 Oct 2022


#368

Alisha Boe

Alisha Boe [13 Reasons Why, Poms, Teen Wolf, Do Revenge] talks with Anna about the challenges of press tours, her new Netflix movie Do Revenge, what happened when her high school classmates discovered she was acting and modeling, learning from bad relationships, being stuck in Rome during quarantine and much more. Our first caller today is Alli, who after overcoming an eating disorder when she was younger was understandably upset when her mother-in-law commented on her weight. Now, Alli is wondering how to let her mother-in-law know that the remarks aren’t welcome without damaging their relationship. Next, we hear from Simi who, after getting out of an abusive three-year relationship, almost immediately met someone she really likes. Unfortunately, this new relationship comes with its own challenges as the guy won’t commit, claiming he has plans to move in a year. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

05 Oct 2022

41 MINS

41:06

05 Oct 2022


#367

Tony Hawk

This week’s guest and co-host is skateboarding pioneer, philanthropist, and podcaster Tony Hawk. Tony tells Anna about his discovery of skateboarding, surviving high school, early relationships, empty swimming pools, the X games, recovering from injuries, extended family, his podcast Hawk vs Wolf and much more. Today’s caller is Jenny, who after recently losing her mother, has fallen out with her siblings in the aftermath. Jenny’s repeated efforts to reconnect are being ignored and she wonders if she should stop trying. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

28 Sep 2022

44 MINS

44:39

28 Sep 2022


#366

Becca Tobin

Actress, podcaster and New York Times Bestselling Author, Becca Tobin talks with Anna about her surreal experience on Glee, female friendships and mean girls, infidelity, narcissism, love and heartbreak, her podcast LadyGang and LadyGang’s second book, LADY SECRETS, the things no one tells you about being pregnant, and much more. Our first caller is Alyssa who, after the recent loss of her mother, feels selfish talking about what she’s going through. Alyssa’s boyfriend wants her to let him in and share her grief, but she doesn’t know how to do this without feeling guilty. Next to call in is Jordan, who for the past 12 years, has had a crush on a friend from college. They follow each other on social media and are the first to like each other’s posts but neither has reached out. Fearing rejection, does Jordan leave things as they are or does he finally make a move? Would you like some Unqualified relationship advice from Anna and her co-hosts? Write to Unqualified at [ bit.ly/ASKANNA] (http://bit.ly/ASKANNA) ! Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

21 Sep 2022

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:27

21 Sep 2022


#365

Rupi Kaur

Poet, artist, and author Rupi Kaur tells Anna about her latest book Healing Through Words, her difficult and confusing childhood, first love, the meaning of home, being the daughter of a revolutionary, the magic of vulnerability, and a lot more. Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Hannah whose goal of attaining her college degree is now in jeopardy after her stepmother forbid Hannah’s father from continuing to co-sign her loan documents. Hannah is now forced to make a tough decision which could further alienate her dad. After speaking with Hannah, we hear from two past callers who tell us how they’ve been since being on the podcast. Would you like unqualified relationship advice from Anna and her co-hosts? Write to Unqualified at [ bit.ly/ASKANNA] (http://bit.ly/ASKANNA) ! Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

14 Sep 2022

59 MINS

59:24

14 Sep 2022


#364

Michael Rapaport Returns!

Actor, comedian, and podcast host Michael Rapaport (True Romance, Beautiful Girls, Deep Blue Sea) talks with Anna about his long-lost innocence, a recent altercation at a sushi bar, not being a sex symbol, his deep love of New York, being your own biggest fan and critic, Brad Pitt, Mike Tyson and a lot more. Today’s first caller is Tom, who’s obsession with exercising is having a negative impact on other areas of his life and often even leads to injury. Tom recognizes that he might be compensating for past eating disorders and is wondering how to find a balance. Next to call in is Joelle who has felt increasingly disconnected since the pandemic. Her social anxiety has now carried over to a new job where she seems unable to relate to her new co-workers. If you want to hear more from Michael, check out I Am Rapaport on iHeart Media! Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

07 Sep 2022

41 MINS

41:16

07 Sep 2022


#363

Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan [The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Lost, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker] talks with Anna about the first time they met, his passion for nature, irrational fears, his chance meeting with a chambered nautilus, recovering from a painful break-up, actors he admires, his new projects, Moriarty: The Devil’s Game and Moonhaven, and much more! First to call in today is René who has always felt that she was asexual. Now, seven years after marrying the first man she ever kissed, René doesn’t know how to talk with her husband about sex. Next, we hear from Alex who had a brief but intense relationship with a man who lives in another city. Now Alex has a plane ticket in hand but wonders if the man feels the same way he does. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

31 Aug 2022

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:14

31 Aug 2022


#362

Jennette McCurdy

Author, singer, director, and actor Jennette McCurdy and Anna talk about her incredibly powerful and very funny new book I’m Glad My Mom Died, the highs and lows of doing press, similarities between our families, keeping secrets, the life of a child actor, professional jealousy, recognizing a healthy relationship and much more. First to call in today is Roz. She met a new guy mid-pandemic and their relationship looked promising … until she found out he had lied about his name, age, marital status, and the fact that he has several kids. Our second caller today is Kathleen whose boyfriend has a seven-year-old from a previous marriage. Now Kathleen wonders how to navigate her boyfriend’s resentment of his ex and keep the peace among the adults for the sake of her new stepdaughter. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

24 Aug 2022

58 MINS

58:02

24 Aug 2022


#361

Kal Penn

Kal Penn [Harold & Kumar, Designated Survivor, How I met Your Mother, House] talks with Anna about the challenges of writing his book You Can’t Be Serious, growing up the child of immigrants in New York, impressing the school bullies, being set on fire, working in the White House, his appreciation of NASCAR, and much more. Our first call today is with Megan whose best friend’s husband kissed her unexpectedly. Making matters worse, the man also happens to be the pastor of Megan’s church. Now he is accusing Megan of initiating the kiss and it seems her description of events might not be fully believed. Next, we get a call from Emily, who finds herself having to spend time socializing with her co-workers despite each instance leaving her frustrated and unhappy. Now Emily wonders where she can draw the line. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https://acast.com/privacy'>acast.com/privacy</a> for more information. ... Read more

17 Aug 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:44

17 Aug 2022