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Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

It's me, your friend Busy Philipps! My creative partner Caissie St. Onge & I love making things that we believe people need & will love & we’ve had so many plans. We had plans to do a TV show that would shake up late night! And we think it kinda did! For six months. We adored our genius, scrappy creative team at “Busy Tonight” as much as we loved our audience, so when we broke the news that we’d been canceled, we vowed to get back up & make even bigger plans to invent a whole new way of doing things in the entertainment biz, to reunite our beautiful staff & change the game for everyone! An entertainment Utopia! And we were so close, then...the world changed. Now those plans are, at the very least, on hold. So, we've shifted gears, like everyone has had to, & with our friend, comedian & former “Busy Tonight” writer, Shantira Jackson, we're just doing our best, taking it slow & talking to fascinating friends about how *they* are doing *their* best. They’ll tell us all about those times in their lives when a setback actually led to the right thing. Maybe it was a job that didn't pan out, but opened the door to an even more perfect one, or maybe it's how they studied for years to do the thing they thought was their calling, only to fall into something else that felt like kismet. The thing is, we want to share those moments because right now EVERYBODY is having one of those moments. Maybe we'll all learn something life-changing or maybe we'll just have a conversation where we break down in tears, then laugh at ourselves for crying. Whatever happens, we can assure you, Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best!

Tess Holliday/Tom Lenk

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 480 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 02:12:36

This week, Busy’s and Caissie’s guest co-host is their friend, comedian and creative person, Tom Lenk, and guys, it may be that the vibrational energy is just too strong? There are...technical difficulties. BUT THEY ARE DOING THEIR BEST! And better than that, they may have invented several new names for sex acts, two new products, as well as one possible merch slogan. That’s a pretty productive sesh! Then, model Tess Holliday comes by to talk about HER new podcast Slumber Party, what it’s like trying to achieve mainstream success with a plus size body and when she realized it was time to get out of a toxic relationship. Plus, a listener’s Glitch in the Matrix story! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Ashley Nicole Black/Dr. Harold Koplewicz of the Child Mind Institute

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 390 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 02:37:51

This week, Busy and Caissie are joined by guest co-host and their close friend, one of the writers and stars of “A Black Lady Sketch Show” on HBO, Emmy winner and worried dog owner, Ashley Nicole Black! The women discuss the problems with sex clubs, old crushes and people who say they want to do something for you but what they really want is for you to do something for them! Then, Dr. Harold Koplewicz of the Child Mind Institute in New York City stops by to talk about something super important, the mental health crisis our kids are facing and what we can all do about it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Shea Couleé

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 340 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 02:18:06

Oh, no. Are we gonna cry? This week, Busy almost had some exciting news to share! Almost. She's depressed but doing her best. Busy's assistant Raymond is still not sure he wants to be a part of New York, New York, but he's doing his best to make friends. And Caissie did her best to avoid a writing assignment which led to another, much bigger, much redder, much harder to get rid of problem. Then, their friend, the gracious and charming Shea Couleé death-drops by to discuss RuPaul's Drag Race, pole dancing, sweet potatoes, witchery and an epic life-changing pivot. Plus, are we living in a simulation? Is there a glitch in the Matrix? Busy wants to know what you think! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Ani DiFranco

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 600 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 02:47:50

This week, the women’s guest co-host is writer, comedian, mistress of the “Celebrity Book Club” podcast and their dear friend, Chelsea Devantez! Find out about why Busy’s boob hurts, Caissie’s most recent DIY project, and hear Chelsea’s puke-related pivot story and the shocking tale of what happened to her ovary! Plus, singer-songwriter and one of Busy’s heroes, 90’s trailblazer Ani DiFranco drops by to tell us all how she did it at such a tender age! And, she confesses who she’d die to duet with. Sponsors:  Upstart upstart.com/best Stitch Fix stichfix.com/best HelloFresh hellofresh.com/12best Birchbox birchbox.com/best promo code: best Caliper caliper.com/busy Athena Club athenaclub.com promo code: best Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Josh Gondelman

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 590 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 03:13:10

This week, the ladies' guest co-host is someone who knows more about Busy than maybe anyone. Find out about the harrowing medical procedure Busy endured and why she had second thoughts about going through with it and Caissie’s surprisingly mournful weekend. Then, comedian, author, Bostonian, and host of the Make My Day podcast, Josh Gondelman drops by to discuss the pod’s first romantic pivot. Plus, they discuss everyone’s favorite Bostonian, Ben Affleck & his love of Dunkin! Sponsors:  Helix Helixsleep.com/best KiwiCo Kiwico.com promo code: best Bev Drinkbev.com/busy Dame dameproducts.com/busy Care/of TakeCareOf.com promo code: best50 Kin Euphorics kineuphorics.com/busy Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Night of a Thousand Shantiras

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 550 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 02:30:31

Wow, wow, wow! The time has come. Shantira’s last episode…for now. This week, someone’s a little salty, and somebody else is not having it. Find out who Busy thought was a serial killer, why Caissie is recording in her laundry room, and Shantira’s final message to all of you. For now! It’s just for now. Sponsors:  Function of Beauty  FunctionofBeauty.com/BEST American Giant american-giant.com code: BEST Brooklinen Brooklinen.com code: BEST Kin Euphorics KINEUPHORICS.com/ BUSY NuCalm busynucalm.com Super Coffee DRINKSUPERCOFFEE.com/ BUSY Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Cameron Esposito

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 350 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 03:06:56

This week, Busy got a medical swab she can’t stop talking about. Caissie received a sexy surprise from someone extremely unexpected, before things took a very dark turn. Shantira has a huge announcement. Plus, comedian, author and host of the Queery podcast, Cameron Esposito drops by to discuss what is maybe the most mind-blowing pivot a guest has ever shared in the history of BPIDHB! And spoiler alert: Busy and Cameron share a wild moment that can only be described as a religious experience. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Derek DelGaudio

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 380 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 03:16:53

This week, Shantira shares about her struggles with acid, Caissie gets emotional on an unexpected anniversary and...is Busy considering yet another major life pivot based on a newly discovered talent? Plus, the women discuss Black History Month, voting rights, money, who is ON our money AND they get real about who didn't do their best this week. Spoiler alert, it's some famous white guys who should know better. Then, excellent white guy Derek DelGaudio stops by to talk about his new, incredible so-much-more-than-just-a-magic special on Hulu and how appearing on Colbert almost ruined everything. Things get real deep with Derek, and you know B, S & C eat it up because they are total magic bitches! Sponsors; KiwiCo Kiwico.com promo code: best Dame Dameproducts.com/busy Bev Drinkbev.com/busy Sweaty Betty Sweatybetty.com/best Super Coffee Drinksupercoffee.com/busy ButcherBox Butcherbox.com/best Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Inauguration Special

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 310 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 03:07:35

Busy, Shantira & Caissie are doing their best this week, but they're also owning up to moments where they did not do their best in the past, making disastrous decisions with disastrous results. And, Busy thinks there might be something supernatural going on with her dog, Gina? Then, the women throw it to themselves, interviewing each other, the day after the inauguration, where they revel in revealing who they thought had the best coats and who hit some flat notes. Plus a very personal Hollywood break, with a hot side of celebrity social media goss! Function of Beauty FunctionofBeauty.com/busy Framebridge framebridge.com promo code: ourbest Each & Every eachandevery.com/best Brooklinen  brooklinen.com promo code: best Upstart upstart.com/best Dame dameproducts.com/busy

Glennon Doyle

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 340 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 03:13:38

Busy, Shantira and Caissie are doing their best to manage their feelings about everything that's going on in Washington this week, but they are also here to discuss Gwyneth Paltrow's vagina-scented candle disaster, Ben Affleck's sad news and what they believe is the secret to J. Lo's glow. Then, activist and author Glennon Doyle swings by, and it's a super deluxe bonus length interview because, like all of America, they were dying to talk to her and made it last as long as they could. Helix Sleep helixsleep.com/best Super Coffee drinksupercoffee.com/busy Honey joinhoney.com/busy Stitch Fix stitchfix.com/best Kin Euphorics kineuphorics.com/busy American Giant american-giant.com  promo code: best

Andrew Rannells

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 420 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 02:35:46

Wow, wow, wow! These past few days have been CRAZY! This week, Busy, Shantira & Caissie talk about the attempted coup, Melania's comments about the Capitol attack and how it personally affects her, and how the Sex and the City's Reboot isn't including Kim Cattrall! NO SAMANTHA? Then, Broadway legend Andrew Rannells joins only Busy and Caissie, because Shantira had work. He talks about his road to success and gushes about his hilarious celebrity meet-and-greet moments. Sponsors:  Bev https://drinkbev.com/busy - promo code: BUSY Each & Every Each & Everyhttps://eachandevery.com/BEST - promo code: BEST NuCalm busynucalm.com Modern Fertility https://modernfertility.com/best Kin Euphorics https://kineuphorics.com/BUSY promo code: BUSY ShipStation https://ShipStation.com - offer code BUSY

Caroline Goldfarb and Sarah Ramos

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 370 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 02:44:40

This week, Busy, Shantira and Caissie pre-record the pod because of Busy's busy schedule, but then a bunch of other stuff happens so they get in a time machine to go back to address further developments! Kinda. Busy discusses New Year's with her BFF Michelle and tells the shocking story of her dog Gina's dark tendencies. Shantira wants men to stop pretending that they don't know how to give compliments, and Caissie is on a quest to invent something that, honestly, could change the lives of women with sensitive heads. Then comedy duo Caroline Goldfarb and Sarah Ramos talk about their hilarious investigation into Jeremy Renner's app, plus Sarah drops a ginormous bombshell about why she left the hit show "Parenthood" that left the #BPIDHB team's jaws on the floor! Sponsors: Function of Beauty functionofbeauty.com/busy Butcher Box butcherbox.com/best Super Coffee drinksupercoffee.com/busy Sweaty Betty sweatybetty.com/best promo code: best Helix helixsleep.com/best HelloFresh hellofresh.com/10best and use code: 10best

New Year’s Eve Eve Special

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 320 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 01:53:44

It’s New Year’s Eve Eve, and Busy, Shantira and Caissie talk about what they plan to bring into 2021 plus they give you the rundown on who they think was doing their best in 2020...and who wasn’t. Sponsors: Athena Club https://athenaclub.com promo code best Helix https://helixsleep.com/best Bev https://drinkbev.com/busy

Lisa Ling

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 270 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 02:36:48

This week, Shantira fills everyone in on how her breast reduction surgery went and the wheels are all the way off the Christmas bus over at Busy’s house! Journalist Lisa Ling swings by to talk about why she felt like she had to leave her job at The View. Then Busy and Caissie discuss how a woman could fall in love with Martin Shkreli.Sponsors:Modern Fertilityhttps://modernfertility.com/bestFunction of Beautyhttps://functionofbeauty.com/bestSkillsharehttps://skillshare.com/bestAthena Clubhttps://athenaclub.com promo code: bestGreen Chefhttps://greenchef.com/best90 and use code: best90   

Zoe Lister-Jones

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 350 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 02:29:52

Wow, wow, wow! It’s a long one this week, but Busy, Shantira and Caissie had a lot to discuss, including boobs, pubes and Christmas. Then Zoe Lister-Jones drops by to discuss her TV/film/music career, a big pivot, how the set of “The Craft” was maybe haunted & to gossip about Beyonce a little.Sponsors:Helixhttps://helixsleep.com/bestOlipophttps://drinkolipop.com/best or use code BESTEach & Everyhttps://eachandevery.com/busy and use promo code BUSYWarby Parkerhttps://warbyparker.com/ourbestBevhttps://drinkbev.com/busy

Dr. Seema Yasmin

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 260 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 02:20:12

This week, the women do a deep dive on zombies versus aliens, Shantira is managing the hell out of her inbox, Caissie finds a wonderful surprise from a dearly departed friend and Busy closes a door on one chapter of her life. Plus, epidemiologist, Dr. Seema Yasmin stops by to talk about a huge pivot in her medical career that eventually landed her on CNN and whether or not you should steam your vagina or pay someone to slap your feet. Sponsors:NuCalmhttps://busynucalm.comEach & Everyhttps://eachandevery.com/best - use promo code: BESTSkillsharehttps://skillshare.com/bestPrettyLitterhttps://prettylitter.com - promo code: bestTushyhttps://hellotushy.com/busy

Nia Vardalos

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 310 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 02:16:10

This week, Busy is doing her best at not being the best, Caissie is excited about a new Twitter follower and everyone is thrilled to interview the writer and star of the highest grossing romantic comedy film of all time, Academy Award nominee Nia Vardalos. But nobody is more thrilled than Shantira, who used to watch “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” with her Grandma Louise on VHS. Then the group reflects on Thanksgiving and why Ben Affleck wore that tiny face mask the other day. Sponsors:PrettyLitterprettylitter.com - promo code: bestTushyhellotushy.com/bestNuCalmbusynucalm.comOlipopdrinkolipop.com/best or use code: bestBevdrinkbev.com/busy

Arden Myrin and Jenny Mollen

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 330 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 02:10:04

This week, Busy has huge news for the group chat, Shantira is reclaiming her body & Caissie has a personal hygiene mystery. Then actor & author Arden Myrin talks all about what makes her tail wag. Plus, Busy’s former classmate Jenny Mollen-Biggs calls in to talk about student council election fraud & how she & Busy were not close at kids, but are cosmically connected forever. Sponsors:WarnersWalmart.com/bestofwarnersCandidcandidco.com/best - code: bestHelixhelixsleep.com/bestNuCalmbusynucalm.comEach & Everyeachandevery.com/best - enter promo code: BEST 

Jordan Firstman

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 320 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 02:08:00

This week, Busy, Shantira & Caissie are breathing a sigh of relief over the election. They discuss how a certain “religion” tries to trick you by looking fun, plus they have a magical announcement! And comedian and pandemic Instagram star Jordan Firstman tells all about how his life falling apart led him to an idea that made Ariana Grande his biggest fan. Then they all talk about drugs.  Sponsors:Indeedindeed.com/doyourbestFunction of Beauty functionofbeauty.com/bestSkillshare skillshare.com/bestWarners warners.comFramebridgeframebridge.com promo code: OURBEST

Election Special

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

  • 290 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:21:16

Busy, Shantira & Caissie were up all night like the rest of you, glued to the election returns. Even though they’re exhausted & maybe a little hungover & still don’t know the results, they’re sharing how they’ve been doing their best trying to survive election day & beyond. They discuss what is giving them hope, what is breaking their hearts & how they plan to move forward.This episode is brought to you by:Vizzyvizzyhardseltzer.comCandidcandidco.com/best - use code: bestModern Fertilitymodernfertility.com/bestWarnerswarners.com