Anna Faris Is Unqualified

Anna Faris Is Unqualified

Join host Anna Faris, in an ongoing weekly experiment where she attempts to gain insights into the world by talking to celebrity guests and by giving out completely unqualified advice to callers, often with the help of much more qualified expert guests.

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May 3, 2021 72 min

Rachel Bilson [The O.C., Jumper, Hart of Dixie] joins Anna to talk about heartbreak, motherhood, trusting your intuition, the head rush of being on the O.C., the brand new O.C. podcast, and whether we can hope for an O.C. reunion. Anna also pulls out a few cards from her new game DEALBREAKER’S and asks Rachel what she would or would not accept from a hypothetical romantic partner. Later in the episode Anna and April Beyer talk with...

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Lamorne Morris [New Girl, Woke, Call me Kat, Game Night, BrainRush] talks with Anna about his love for Chicago, learning to improvise, his fear of ex-girlfriends listening to this podcast, team leadership, his Hollywood Video boss who would have sex in the lunchroom, Michael Jordan raising your kids, conspiracy theories, prank calls from his mom and more. Anna also pulls out a few cards from her new game DEALBREAKER’S and asks Lamo...

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April 19, 2021 88 min

Vanessa Bayer [Saturday Night Live, Ibiza, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar ] joins Anna to talk about her favorite SNL characters, why some of the best sketches are cut for time (but you can still find them), keeping busy this last year, Make-A-Wish, finally meeting Jared Leto, formative TV shows, her freaky college roommate and more. Later in the episode, Anna and April offer some unqualified (and qualified) advice to a listener...

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April 12, 2021 94 min

Bob Odenkirk [Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Nobody] is back to talk with Anna about how a home invasion inspired his new action film Nobody, doing his own stunts, feeling at home in LA, why Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul are so good (and when we get another season), how social media is like being a wedding guest, and more. Later in the episode, Anna welcomes back dating and relationship strategist, matchmaker, and founder of L...

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April 5, 2021 84 min

Ben Falcone [Tammy, Superintelligence, The Boss, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, Enough Said, Bridesmaids] talks with Anna about his new superhero movie Thunder Force, working with Melissa McCarthy (his wife), casting his friends, what it takes to be funny, comic books, The Ding Dang Gang, missing his answering machine, how to propose marriage while waiting for the plumber to finish installing a new toilet, and more. Later in...

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March 29, 2021 92 min

Adam Brody [The Kid Detective, Ready or Not, Promising Young Woman, Smiley Face, The O.C.] talks with Anna about making The Kid Detective, his love for surfing, the dangers of surfing, breathing, his 30-minute Twitter lock, Marvel Whiteside Parsons, meeting his wife, raising kids, reality TV, and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined by dating coach, matchmaker and the founder of Level Connections, April Beyer.

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March 22, 2021 51 min

Gwyneth Paltrow [Shakespeare in Love, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Iron Man, Seven, Sliding Doors ] talks with Anna about quarantine, soft sweaters, being a homebody, fame, good and bad press, the value of hard work, romance, fulfilment, forgiveness, accountability, the mission that is Goop, a crazy idea for a dinner party and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined again by bestselling author Rachel Hollis who ...

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March 15, 2021 80 min

Brie Larson [Captain Marvel, Room, Kong: Skull Island, Unicorn Store] and Jessie Ennis [Mythic Quest, Better Call Saul, Life of the Party, Veep] talk with Anna about being best friends since childhood, their new podcast Learning Lots, first kisses, rejection, love, knitting socks, auditioning, the Academy Awards journey, driving a taxi-cab, losing your phone in a taxi-cab, a haunted purse and more. Later in the episode Anna is join...

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March 8, 2021 87 min

Ciara Bravo [Red Band Society, Wayne, Cherry] joins Anna to talk about her recent film Cherry, hanging out with co-star Tom Holland, 16-second memories, helping sick trees or joining a fire watch, sending a text to the wrong person, surviving a long distant relationship, the ghost who came down the stairs to watch SNL and more. Later in the episode Anna welcomes back the founder and clinical director of Growing Self Counseling and ...

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March 1, 2021 102 min

Chloë Grace Moretz [Kick-Ass, Carrie, Suspiria, Tom and Jerry] talks with Anna about her new film Tom and Jerry, not quite living in Los Angeles, fight training, sharing M&Ms, ghosts, aliens, friend groups, patriotism, going back to school, life in the circus, Frederick Douglass, the importance of an orange and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby, the founder and clinical director of Growing Self C...

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February 22, 2021 61 min

Katherine Heigl [Gray’s Anatomy, Knocked Up, 27 Dresses] and Sarah Chalke [Scrubs, Rick and Morty, Roseanne, How I Met Your Mother] join Anna to talk about their new Netflix show Firefly Lane, adaptation, lifetime friendships, award shows, fame, embarrassing moments, planting apple orchards and more. Later in the episode OBG/YN Dr. Jen Gunter is back to answer questions and give some qualified advice. 

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February 15, 2021 68 min

Kyra Sedgwick [The Closer, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Call Your Mother] joins Anna to talk about her new sitcom Call Your Mother, Shakespeare, meeting Kevin Bacon, a life-changing poundcake recipe, collecting troll dolls, directing, obsessive thinking, figuring out what makes you happy and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined again by author, Doctor of Human Sexuality, and host of the popular podcast Sex with Emily, Dr. Emily Morse. 

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February 8, 2021 79 min

Carrie Brownstein [Portlandia, Transparent, The Nowhere Inn] is a writer, director, actress, comedian and rock star. She talks with Anna about why the Pacific Northwest is almost home, embracing the “not doing”, the influential rock band that was Sleater-Kinney, the markers of success, missing Portlandia, pancakes, getting to know a guitar, avoiding bass players, being outed by SPIN magazine and more. Later in the episode Anna is j...

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February 1, 2021 94 min

Melissa McCarthy [Bridesmaids, The Heat, Mike & Molly, Spy, Superintelligence, Can You Ever Forgive Me?] joins Anna from Australia to talk about avoiding the pandemic (and saltwater crocs), being a parent, working with her husband, the brilliance of John Candy, the importance of having pockets, the value of comedy and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined by OB/GYN and Twitter’s unofficial resident gynecologist, Dr. Jen Gun...

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January 25, 2021 89 min

Elizabeth Berkley Lauren [Saved By The Bell, Showgirls, Roger Dodger] joins Anna to talk about the original Saved by the Bell, the new Saved By The Bell on Peacock, career paths, Showgirls, resiliency, the Ask Elizabeth workshop, Hurlyburley and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined again by psychotherapist, author and the Clinical Director of The Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, Dr. Alex Katehakis.

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January 18, 2021 92 min

Amy Schumer [Trainwreck, Snatched, I Feel Pretty, Inside Amy Schumer, Expecting Amy] joins Anna to talk about her documentary series Expecting Amy, the joys and fears of being a mother, how she met her husband, loving stand-up comedy, The Meisner Technique, boogie boarding, finding unusual animal parts in the kitchen, and more. Later in the episode Anna welcomes back the Clinical Director of The Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angele...

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January 11, 2021 91 min

Meagan Good [Think Like A Man, Anchorman 2, Californication, Deception, Monster Hunter] talks with Anna about growing up in the industry, meeting her husband, waiting to have sex, dealing with press, childhood heroes, Betty Boop, her feature directorial debut If Not Now, When? and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined again by psychotherapist, co-host of the Dear Therapist podcast and New York Times bestselling author Lori Gott...

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January 4, 2021 70 min

Emerald Fennell [The Crown, Call the Midwife, The Danish Girl] and Carey Mulligan [Drive, Shame, The Great Gatsby, An Education] join Anna to talk about their new movie Promising Young Woman, playing empowering and/or despicable characters, The Crown, answering dumb questions on a press tour, being blonde and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined again by psychotherapist, New York Times bestselling author, advice columnist and ...

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December 21, 2020 73 min

Clea DuVall [Veep, The Handmaid’s Tale, Carnivàle, Argo, But I’m a Cheerleader, The Faculty] joins Anna to talk about directing her new movie Happiest Season, fear of the ocean, the idea of community, collecting miniatures, Veep, coming out in Hollywood and more. Later in the episode Anna is joined again by clinical sexologist, author and sex coach, Dr. Patti Britton who share her thoughts on commitment and sex.

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December 14, 2020 71 min

Kaley Cuoco [The Big Bang Theory, The Flight Attendant] joins Anna to talk about horses, sex, not being funny, her love of television, the disappointment of birthdays, auditioning, meeting her husband, her new show The Flight Attendant (on HBO MAX) and more. Later in the episode Anna welcomes back clinical sexologist, author and sex coach Dr. Pattie Britton who shares her thoughts on porn, masturbation and threesomes.

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