Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best

By Cloud10

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!

Episodes

Danny McBride

This week, Busy, Shantira & Caissie are doing their best to deal with body image issues, career issues, boob issues & dog issues. Then Busy’s bud, the hilarious creator & star of East Bound & Down & The Righteous Gemstones Danny McBride rolls up to talk about how he’s succeeding in Hollywood by...not living in Hollywood!Sponsors:Function of Beautyfunctionofbeauty.com/bestVizzy Hard Seltzervizzyhardseltzer.comCare/ofTakeCareOf.com and enter code: best50PrettyLitterprettylitter.com and enter promo code: bestWarnerswarners.com
21/10/202h 2m

Miranda July

This week, Busy is weighing a huge life-altering decision and talks about accidentally getting drunk during a virtual school fundraiser. Caissie and Shantira have been engaging in very different forms of self-care, plus the whole team might be planning an online magic show? Then writer and filmmaker Miranda July rolls through to talk about the pivot that happened when Covid threatened the release of her new movie Kajillionaire.Sponsors:WarnersShop now at Kohl's.com Modern Fertilitymodernfertility.com/best Candidcandidco.com/best - code: best Framebridgeframebridge.com - promo code: OURBEST Athena Clubathenaclub.com promo code: best
14/10/202h 9m

David Letterman

This week, we start off the episode on a more personal note. Shantira's just unboxing her stuff in a new apartment, Caissie has a new life strategy, and Busy lands a new exciting opportunity. Then they're joined by David Letterman to talk about his career in late night TV, Caissie's personal connection to his show, and so much more!Sponsors:Warners.comVizzyhardseltzer.comDailyHarvest.com Promo Code: bestIndeed.com/processingCandidco.com/best Code: best
07/10/202h 12m

Gillian Jacobs

This week, Busy has a big announcement about a new job where she’s already gotten in trouble, then she, Shantira & Caissie discuss the art of the apology. Plus writer, actor, director and very good egg Gillian Jacobs comes through to discuss the surprising career pivot she took when her show “Community” ended. And, advice for a teacher friend who is struggling to do her best in the classroom.This episode is brought to you by AthenaClub.com promo code best, Sakara.com/ourbest, FunctionofBeauty.com/best, and Talkspace.com promo code best.
30/09/202h 4m

Amber Ruffin

Busy, Shantira & Caissie aren’t doing that great this week, if they’re being totally honest. WHO IS? But never fear, newly minted late night talk show host & hilarious person Amber Ruffin stops by to make everybody laugh!This episode is brought to you by:Vizzyvizzyhardseltzer.comCare/of - enter code "best50"takecareof.comDaily Harvest - promo code "best"dailyharvest.com
23/09/202h 11m

Ashley Nicole Black

This week Busy escapes LA, Shantira shares another shining success & Caissie shares another disappointing failure. Then, HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show star, Ashley Nicole Black, comes through to talk about how she pivoted away from a PhD into comedy.Sponsors:Daily Harvest - Promo Code: besthttps://dailyharvest.comIndeedhttps://indeed.com/processingWarby Parkerhttps://warbyparker.com/ourbestPrettyLitter - Promo Code: besthttps://prettylitter.com 
16/09/201h 53m

Ron Funches

Busy, Shantira and Caissie talk about how they did their best this week, who is doing way better than everybody else and who is an actual trash fire. Then, human sunshine, comedian Ron Funches talks about two pivots in his life and career! Plus, the women come to some shocking realizations about themselves and offer solid job advice to a listener.Sponsors:Sakarasakara.com/ourbestFunction of Beautyfunctionofbeauty.com/bestCandid - Use code "best"candidco.com/bestVizzyvizzyhardseltzer.com 
09/09/201h 47m

Michelle Kwan

Busy, Shantira & Caissie talk about doing their best in a week that was unbearably sad & reveal the one thing that unanimously brought them joy! Then, Olympian Michelle Kwan explains how after performing perfect spirals on the ice she managed not to spin out once she hung up her skates.This episode is brought to you by Talkspace (promo code BEST), Indeed, and Babbel (promo code OURBEST).
02/09/201h 47m

Rosie O'Donnell

Busy, Shantira and Caissie talk about how they each did their best this week, and get real honest about who could have done a lot better. Then, Rosie O’Donnell tells #BPIDHB about the biggest pivot of her life, plus the girls have some advice for a listener who wants to quit her job decorating houses for rich white people. Sponsors:Care/of - Enter code "best50"VizzyWarby Parker
26/08/201h 45m

Cari Champion

Busy Philipps talks to Shantira Jackson & Caissie St.Onge about who is doing their best and who could be doing a little better, then former ESPN anchor Cari Champion drops by to talk about the pivot that changed her life & her new late night TV show! This week's episode is sponsored by Sakara (Code: OURBEST), Function of Beauty (Code: BEST), Babbel (Code: BEST), Poshmark (referral code @busyphilipps)
19/08/201h 29m

Ike Barinholtz

Busy Philipps and her friends, comedian Shantira Jackson and writer/producer Caissie St. Onge, talk about how hard they are trying, in their careers and their lives, to get it right, while owning up to how often they don’t. Then Busy’s friend Ike Barinholtz stops by to tell us about a pivot he once made that changed his life. 
17/08/201h 16m

Welcome to "Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best"

One year after the cancellation of her E! talk show, Busy Tonight, Busy Philipps is back with her latest venture Busy Philipps Is Doing Her Best. This podcast will feature conversations between Philipps, her creative partners Caissie St. Onge and Shantira Jackson, and their celebrity and notable friends about bouncing back from setbacks. 
13/08/202m 36s
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