Anna Faris Is Unqualified

Anna Faris Is Unqualified

Relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types. New episodes every week! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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January 17, 2022 69 min

Matt Walsh [Veep, Ted, Into the Storm] talks with Anna about getting his start in Chicago, revisiting VEEP on his new 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. 


On today’s Unqualified segment, Anna and Matt talk with listeners Julie and Isabelle. Julie has had several friends and romantic partners accuse ...

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Brooke Shields [Pretty Baby, The Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan, A Castle for Christmas] talks with Anna about first loves, how not to get mugged, motherhood, growing up in the public eye, meeting her husband, and much more.


For our Unqualified segment we catch up with callers from past episodes and find out how they’ve been doing since we had them on the podcast. First up is Jessie whose dream of competing in the Olympics meant having...

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January 3, 2022 60 min

Actress Annabelle Wallis [Silent Night, The Mummy, Malignant, The Tudors, Peaky Blinders] talks with Anna about her latest film, the dark comedy Silent Night, growing up in Portugal, the idea of prince charming, gaslighting, taking risks, the thrill of auditioning, and more.


Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Martyn, who finds himself in an on-again, off-again relationship and questions whether he should keep trying...

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December 16, 2021 58 min

April Beyer is back as Anna’s co-host for the final episode of 2021! Anna and April talk first with Mary whose two best friendships are called into question after a past conversation revealed that the three of them have differing political views. Missing her friends, Mary wonders how or if the relationships can be repaired.

Their next call is with Michele whose son’s upcoming marriage has her family debating whether to invite the gr...

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December 13, 2021 50 min

World-renowned psychotherapist, New York Times best-selling author, podcast host, Fortune 500 consultant and modern relationship expert Esther Perel joins Anna to co-host this episode. Esther talks with Anna about how languages can be a lens into relationships, listening, legacy, questions to ask an unfaithful partner, and more.

Our Unqualified segment begins with a call from Victoria who is afraid her relationship is being affected...

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December 6, 2021 50 min

Actress, producer, singer, author and activist Alyssa Milano [Charmed, Melrose Place, Who’s the Boss?, Mistresses, Insatiable] talks with Anna about her new book Sorry Not Sorry, activism, heartache, relationships, perseverance, and more. 

Our Unqualified segment begins with a call from Peter who wonders if he might be looking for love in all the wrong places. Anna and Alyssa’s next conversation is with Vanessa who has found the lov...

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November 29, 2021 73 min

Amanda Seales [Insecure, Get Your Life, Smart Funny & Black, The Real, I Be Knowin’] talks with Anna about the future of America, humanity, versions of crazy, sexual firsts, past relationships and the one that took 20-years to happen.

In this week’s Unqualified segment, Anna and Amanda first talk with CJ, a British expat who, after recently moving to his husband’s hometown in Utah, isn’t quite ready to make new friends. Their ne...

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November 22, 2021 40 min

Fred Armisen [Saturday Night Live, Portlandia, Big Mouth] talks with Anna about bonding with fans, appreciating a moment, infinity, curiosity, and much more. Fred and Anna then talk with Cierra who wishes that her boyfriend was more romantic and wonders if there could be a larger problem. Their next call is with Sara who, after getting married at 21, has been feeling lonely when her husband is away working. After a flirtation with ...

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November 18, 2021 66 min

April Beyer is back as Anna’s qualified co-host in this month’s special episode. April has some unexpected advice for Summer, who asks how and when to bring up her anxiety issues with the men she dates. Their next call is with Zoë who wonders what she can do when her mom’s chronic pain is affecting everyone in her family.

If you’re in need of unqualified relationship advice, please write to us at bit.ly/ASKANNA.

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November 15, 2021 30 min

Academy award winner Matthew McConaughey [Dallas Buyers Club, True Detective, Interstellar, Contact] and Anna talk with a listener who wonders whether or not to reach out to her high school crush after not talking with him for five years. Matthew also tells Anna about his prom experience, the talent he’d most like to have, where he goes to get away, the advice he’d give to his younger self, what romance means to him, how to make a ...

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November 8, 2021 59 min

Timothy Simons [Veep, Christine, The Boss, HouseBroken] and Anna talk about a raccoon threesome, twins, high school, first loves, break-ups, childbirth and more. Later in the episode Anna and Timothy offer their best Unqualified advice to a listener going through divorce and wondering how to get back into the dating scene. Their next call is with a listener who questions why her friends take so long responding to texts despite bein...

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November 1, 2021 62 min

Journalist, television personality and author Lisa Ling (Take Out, This is Life with Lisa Ling, National Geographic Explorer, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Our America with Lisa Ling) talks with Anna about courage, her experience in North Korea, human resilience, early loves, meeting her husband, pick-up artist camp, the effects of social media, her new show Take Out on HBO Max and more. Later in the episode, Lisa and Anna talk...

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October 28, 2021 51 min

In this special episode, April Beyer is back as Anna’s co-host with more “qualified” advice and guidance. Anna and April’s first call is with a listener who is being asked to choose sides when a couple in her friend group beaks-up. Next they talk with a young woman who doesn’t know how to deal with her sister’s husband and his inappropriate behavior. 

If you have a question and would like to talk with Anna, please reach out! Go to: ...

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October 25, 2021 70 min

Sophia Bush [One Tree Hill, Chicago P. D., John Tucker Must Die] returns to Unqualified to discuss early relationships, first date challenges and how she knew she found the right guy. After catching up, Sophia and Anna talk with Bailey, a listener whose falling-out with a cousin seems to be spreading through her family. Their next conversation is with Carmella, who wonders if her relationship is worth saving despite the conscious o...

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October 18, 2021 57 min

Michelle Gomez [Green Wing, Doctor Who, The Flight Attendant] is Anna’s co-host for the day. After getting to know each other, Anna and Michelle talk with listeners and offer their best Unqualified advice. Their first conversation is with a young woman who questions her fiancé’s reluctance to add her name to the title of their new house. They then talk with a listener who recently met the love of his life but his financial situatio...

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October 11, 2021 67 min

Evanna Lynch [Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 & 2] talks with Anna about Ireland, podcasting, veganism, relationships, heartbreak, and her new book The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting. After getting to know each other, Anna and Evanna talk with listeners and offer their best Unqualified advice. Their first conversation is with a listene...

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October 4, 2021 66 min

Actress, author, businesswoman and wellness advocate Brooke Burke joins Anna as her co-host for this episode. After talking about previous relationships, Brooke’s recent engagement, and Anna’s recent marriage, it’s time for some Unqualified advice. Their first call is with a listener trying to mend the relationship between her stepfather and her half-siblings. Next, they talk with a young woman whose jealous colleague has created a...

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September 27, 2021 51 min

Cameron Diaz [Vanilla Sky, There’s Something About Mary, Charlie’s Angels] and entrepreneur Katherine Power talk with Anna about life, relationships and the genesis of their clean, organic wine, Avaline. Cameron, Katherine and Anna then share their best unqualified advice with a listener suffering from heartbreak, and a soon-to-be married schoolteacher who is worried about her stepmother crashing her wedding.

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September 20, 2021 58 min

Emily Hampshire [Schitt’s Creek, 12 Monkeys] and Anna talk with a listener whose proposal to his wife was a disaster and he wants a do-over (even though she did say “yes”). Next, they talk with a young woman whose new boyfriend is intimidated by her previous sexual partners (and he might have good reason).

If you have a question and would like some unqualified advice, please reach out at: https://unqualified.com/talk-with-anna

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September 13, 2021 53 min

Finn Wittrock [American Horror Story, The Big Short, Green Lantern] joins Anna as she takes the show back to its origins, the desire to talk with you, her dear listeners. It’s been nearly seven years since that first inspiration when the goal was to build a community that could learn and grow from one another’s experiences. This new format is all about that connection. In this episode, Anna and Finn share their thoughts, stories an...

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