Anna Faris Is Unqualified

Anna Faris Is Unqualified

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


January 31, 2024 38 mins

In this flashback episode, Kaitlyn Bristowe [The Bachelor Season 19, The Bachelorette Season 11, Dancing with the Stars seasons 17 and 18] describes what it’s like behind the scenes of Anna’s favorite series, the public pressure on a relationship after The Bachelorette, starting over after a break-up, getting engaged, planning a wedding, and much more.

Today’s caller Kelsie wants to be a mother and is exploring how to make it h...

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In this flashback episode, Anna gets a return visit from Alison Brie [Community, Glow, Mad Men]! Alison talks with Anna about women in Hollywood, good and bad relationships, hooking up with her husband (Dave Franco), her first movie, her latest movie Somebody I Used to Know and a lot more.

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January 17, 2024 43 mins
Ed Helms [The Hangover, The Office, The Daily Show] tells Anna the story of Able Archer 83 from his podcast SNAFU which, in Ed’s words, focuses on history’s greatest screw-ups. We also hear about Ed’s high school experience, early relationships, alternate career paths, the benefits of therapy, Bob Dylan’s authenticity, and a lot more. Today’s caller Amanda returns to the show after having called in 2 years prior. Now divorced, Aman...

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January 10, 2024 66 mins

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 more recent projects, and much more!

First to call in today is René who has always felt that she was asexual. Now, seven years after marrying the fir...

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January 5, 2024 45 mins

This flashback episode features talk show legend Ricki Lake. Ricki talks with Anna about overcoming past traumas, the idea of home, her podcast Raised by Ricki, trying to fix people, being cast in Hairspray and a lot more.

Today’s first call is with Steven who at age 16 moved from Haiti to the United States with only his little brother. Now, 12 years later, their mother will finally be joining them, but they can’t agree on who s...

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December 13, 2023 54 mins

In this flashback episode, Julie Bowen [Modern Family, Ed, Hubie Halloween, 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 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....

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December 6, 2023 41 mins

Dylan O’Brien [Teen Wolf, The Maze Runner, Love and Monsters, The Outfit] guests in this flashback episode of Unqualified. Dylan talks with Anna about getting fired from his first job, getting into acting, early crushes, his 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 ...

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November 29, 2023 61 mins

In this flashback episode, Gina Rodriguez [Jane the Virgin, Diary of a Future President, I Want You Back] talks with Anna about perseverance, what defines “home”, Puerto Rican identity (and food), abusive relationships, meeting her husband (and inviting him home to shower), and a lot more.

Our Unqualified segment begins with a call from Alli, who wants to take her 75-year-old father on his dream trip to Ireland, but fears that h...

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November 22, 2023 49 mins
In this flashback episode, Alyssa Milano [Charmed, Melrose Place, Who’s the Boss?, Mistresses, Insatiable] talks with Anna about her book 'Sorry Not Sorry', activism, heartache, relationships, perseverance, and more. Alyssa and Anna then talk with Peter who wonders if he might be looking for love in all the wrong places. Next, they talk with Vanessa who has found the love of her life, but her hostile mother-in-law seems intent on p...

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November 15, 2023 68 mins

In this flashback episode, Matt Walsh [Veep, Ted, Into the Storm] talks with Anna about getting his start in Chicago, revisiting VEEP on his podcast, Second in Command, what it really means to be a struggling actor, helpful and unhelpful career advice, early relationships, heartbreak, meeting his wife and more. 

Matt and Anna then talk with Julie, who has had several friends and romantic partners accuse her of ghosting them...

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November 8, 2023 68 mins

In this flashback episode, Joel Kinnaman [The Killing, RoboCop, Suicide Squad, For All Mankind] talks with Anna about trying to break his friend’s arm, learning to apologize, tall poppy syndrome, how his marriage proposal nearly led to incarceration, his least favorite press questions, humility, family, working at McDonald’s, and more.

Later in the episode, Anna and April Beyer talk with a listener who faces the tough choice of ...

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November 1, 2023 72 mins
In this flashback episode, Lucy Lawless [Xena: Warrior Princess, Parks and Recreation, Ash vs Evil Dead, My Life is Murder] talks with Anna about getting married young, the loyal fans of Xena, struggling with self-control, not taking yourself seriously, cultivating chestnut trees, why you should cut the feet off a dead possum before feeding it to your dog, and more. Later in the episode, Anna and April Beyer talk with a listener wh...

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October 25, 2023 67 mins

In this flashback episode, Rachel Bilson [The O.C., Jumper, Hart of Dixie] joins Anna to talk about heartbreak, motherhood, trusting your intuition, the O.C., the O.C. podcast and more. Anna also pulls out a few cards from her Dealbreakers game, 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 a listener who has trouble separating her job p...

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October 18, 2023 83 mins
In this flashback episode, 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 fo...

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October 11, 2023 84 mins
Minnie Driver [Good Will Hunting, The Phantom of the Opera, Grosse Pointe Blank, Sleepers, I Give it a Year] talks with Anna about fame, humility, surfing, surprise tea-parties, inspirational poetry, bad relationships, great relationships, running from the law, home birth, cucumber sandwiches, and much more. Later in the episode, Anna and April Beyer talk with a listener whose partner’s anger management forces her to question their...

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October 4, 2023 57 mins
Glennon Doyle, New York Times bestselling author, activist and podcaster, talks with Anna about marriage, infidelity, break-ups, co-parenting, self-loyalty, and figuring out what we want. Glennon also shares her cheetah story, how she met her wife, the best advice she can give and more. Later in the episode, Anna and April Beyer talk with a listener who was ghosted by her best friend.


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September 27, 2023 79 mins
Seth Green [Family Guy, Robot Chicken, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Austin Powers] joins Anna for their first real conversation after knowing each other for years. They talk about auditioning, the genesis of Robot Chicken, actor versatility, why you can’t pretend to kidnap your celebrity friends on Twitter anymore, the massive waterslide Seth installed behind his house, and Star Wars. A lot of Star Wars. Later in the episode Anna is j...

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September 20, 2023 67 mins
David Chang – Michelin star chef, author, television personality and podcaster – tells Anna the secret of Red Dragon Sauce, why he hates golfing, the hardest part of cooking, how he met (and impressed) his wife, the best meals he’s ever eaten and more. Later in the episode, dating expert, coach and matchmaker April Beyer is to provide insight on how to cultivate a healthy attitude toward dating.

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September 13, 2023 59 mins
Paris Hilton [The Simple Life, This is Paris] joins Anna to talk about her greatest fear, being shy, Marilyn Monroe, and why she’s happier than she’s ever been. Anna recounts how Paris helped with her make-up the first time they met, and what it was like playing the part of “Paris Hilton” for all these years. Later in the episode, Anna welcomes back Dr. Patti Britton to talk with Ashley about keeping the spark alive in a relationsh...

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September 6, 2023 54 mins
Seth Rogen [Superbad, Pineapple Express, An American Pickle] talks with Anna about lying to the press, wishing he could sing, taking a long ocean voyage, getting high on Mars, and more. Then Dan Savage from Savage Lovecast makes an appearance to provide some qualified advice as he and Anna talk with Chris.

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