In this special flashback episode, Jurnee Smollett [Birds of Prey, Friday Night Lights, True Blood, Lovecraft Country, Underground] talks with Anna about growing up in the industry, friendships, being uncool, work ethic, artistic integrity, marriage, divorce, inspiration, age, raisin bran, road-tripping and more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1 hr 7 min
In this special flashback episode, Anna talks with author, activist, actress, producer, model, and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1 hr 6 min
In this Unqualified classic, Alison Brie [Mad Med, Community, GLOW] introduces Anna to her alter ego Zoya. Anna and Alison discuss meeting on the set of “The Five-Year Engagement”, a Super Bowl worthy performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner”, Christmas vs. Thanksgiving, funny Halloween costumes vs. sexy Halloween costumes, on set deal breakers and much more.Later, they give advice to callers Lauren and Liv. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1 hr 9 min
We will be taking a brief hiatus after today’s special episode and re-releasing a few oldies but goodies until we return. With that in mind, we wanted this episode to be what Unqualified is all about, and that’s you, our listeners. Joining Anna today is dating and relationship coach April Beyer. 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.Learn more about April and LEVEL by visiting www.levelconnections.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1 hr 9 min
Minka Kelly [Friday Night Lights, Euphoria, Titans, (500) Days of Summer] talks with Anna about her recently released memoir Tell Me Everything, her relationship with her mother who worked as an exotic dancer, her truly terrible high school boyfriend, turning trauma into a superpower, and a lot more.After spending a perfect week with a younger man in a distant city, today’s caller Brady returned home and began realizing he had missed some red flags. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Alexander Ludwig [Vikings, The Hunger Games, Lone Survivor] talks with Anna about masculinity, jumping out of airplanes, good and bad relationships, his new movie Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant and much more.Today’s caller Jonas recently ended a long relationship and feels he isn’t ready for something serious. Meanwhile when he tells women about his desire for something casual but consistent, his honesty isn’t being rewarded. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Toni Collette [The Sixth Sense, About A Boy, Little Miss Sunshine, Knives Out, Muriel’s Wedding] talks with Anna about their roles as sisters on The Estate, Toni’s decision to leave school to pursue her acting career, their shared love of Italy, Toni’s new film Mafia Mamma and much more.Next Anna and Toni talk with Michelle whose fiancé has a habit of leaving whenever things get hard.Mafia Mamma starring Toni Collette is available in theaters now. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dancer, choreographer, actor, singer and six-time Dancing With the Stars champion Derek Hough talks with Anna about his upbringing, proposing marriage, planning a wedding, family dynamics, the benefits of divorce, his upcoming tour, and much more.Later, Anna and Derek talk with Matt whose recent heartbreak led to some bad behavior, before coming full circle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
In this Unqualified classic, 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, fulfillment, 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 has some insight and advice to share on the topic of dating during (and after) a pandemic. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Award-winning screenwriter, actor, and comedian Mae Martin [Feel Good, The Flight Attendant, SAP] talks with Anna about the 90s, Mae's rebelliousness (putting bacon fat on a customer’s vegan pizza) and getting kicked out of home. They ponder the benefits of LA residents being less genuine, Mae’s experiences with addiction, gender identity, comedy, relationships, and Mae&#39;s almost calling in for Unqualified advice from Anna.Later in the episode, Anna and Mae take a call from Alexandria, who is struggling to get back into dating. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.