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Satellite Sisters

Mudbath Productions, Satellite Sisters| Wondery, Satellite Sisters, Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan, Sheila Dolan, Monica Dolan
885 episodes

Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.

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The Mom Project, Triumphant Family Celebrations, Pashmina Drop, Hooper's Homecoming, Cicadas, Girls5Eva!

We interview Chandra Sanders about The Mom Project . retraining and supporting women who want to get back into the workforce after the pandemic. Here's Chandra on NBC News . Here's more info about RISE . Cicadas are coming! Lian's Vegan Farro Salad and Flatbread Pizza are a hit! Entertaini…
1h

Interview with author Mary Kay Andrews, Mother's Day Shout-Outs, Sweatpants Bonfires, Yeti Lifestyle.

We share your Mother's Day dedications this week plus we interview author Mary Kay Andrews , whose latest book The Newcomer is just out. Mary Kay is one of the authors who hosts Friends and Fiction on Facebook . The Satellite Sisters will appear on Friends and Fiction on Mother's Day. Log in …
56min

Lian's Volunteer Career, MOD Squad saves Julie's day, Liz's Major Dog Announcement

So many dog tales this week, starting with this one from Lian's friend . Liz has an announcement about her dog Hooper and is skeptical about that photo of Tiger Woods with his dog . 40 days in a French cave ? Julie doesn't get it. News on COVID vaccines and false mammogram positives . Lian track…
1h 4min

Busted in the Grocery Line, Entertaining Animals, Movie Picks and Annabelle Gurwitch, author of You're Leaving When? A…

Our guest is Annabelle Gurwitch, author of You're Leaving When? Adventures in Downwardly Mobility. Annabelle is also the host of the podcast Tiny Victorie s. The Tiny Victories hotline is 323-285-1675 Entertaining Sisters: Book Clubs for Lian Dolan's The Sweeney Sisters now out in paperback. Sign…
1h 1min

TWO PAWS UP: Behind The Screens at the Satellite Sisters Celebration with Sixth & I

We recap the wonderful Satellite Sisters Celebration at Sixth & I . Two paws up! What did you miss behind the screens? We review. Many thanks to the wonderful team at Sixth & I , to our event sponsor AWAY and to our podcast network Wondery . HOW TO BUY A TICKET TO THE ZOOM RECORDING: If you d…
58min

It's The Sweeney Sisters Paperback Pub Date! Plus Tuesday Trends, Health News, Tickets for Sunday's LIVE Satellite Sist…

Lian Dolan's The Sweeney Sisters is published in paperback TODAY. Links for ordering here . Tickets for our LIVE Virtual Satellite Sisters Celebration this Sunday here . The show featuring all five Satellite Sisters will start at 7 pm Eastern/4 pm Pacific on Sunday April 11. Join us for a pre-pa…
1h 8min

Re-Entry Anxiety, College Admissions, Enter To Play Satellite Sisters Trivia and author Andrew Morton on Elizabeth and…

The Satellite Sisters welcome Andrew Morton , author of the new book Elizabeth and Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters . Also, we discuss Pandemic-Provoked Projects and Re-Entry Anxiety. Plus a salute to authors Beverly Cleary and Larry McMurtry . Buy tickets to our LIVE April…
1h 16min

Special Travel Episode: Author Hannah Kirshner from Japan on her new book Water, Wood and Wild Things plus Travel Fanta…

Welcome and Happy Pub Day to Hannah Kirshner , author of Water, Wood and Wild Things: Learning Craft and Cultivation in a Japanese Mountain Town . Hannah joins us from her home in Yamanaka, Japan. More about Hannah and her book here . You can subscribe to Hannah Kirshner's newsletter and connec…
1h 17min

Special! The Sweeney Sisters Paperback News!

Satellite Sisters Street Team, Activate! The Sweeney Sisters comes out in paperback on April 6th! Requesting our Satellite Sisters and Misters to spread the word about Lian Dolan's latest novel.
12min

Oprah/Meghan/Harry Interview, Marlo Thomas on her new podcast Double Date, International Women of Courage, Life Post-Va…

Solid Gold Satellite Sister Marlo Thomas talks about her new podcast Double Date . She and husband Phil Donahue have interviewed dozen of celebrity couples on the secrets of long-term marriage . Also today, Julie, Lian and Liz discuss the Oprah/Harry/Meghan interview on CBS . Lian shares news …
1h 14min

Best-Selling Author Patti Callahan, Allen v Farrow, Stanley Tucci, Lady Gaga's Dogs

To kick off Women's History Month, our guest today is best selling author Patti Callahan . Her newest work of historical fiction is Surviving Savannah . We also recommend her work Wild Swan about Florence Nightingale, an Audible Original voiced by Cynthia Errivo. In other news, we discuss two ne…
1h 19min

Lucky Episode #888, Live Event Tickets on Sale, Texas Report from Julie, Walk Like A Penguin, Book and Movie Recommenda…

Buy tickets to live virtual Satellite Sisters Celebration Sunday April 11 at 7 pm EDT/4 pm PDT here on the Sixth & I platform. It's podcast episode #888 for the Satellite Sisters. Lucky! Winners of our lucky #satsisters888 drawings announced. Julie reviews what she learned in Texas last week. Lia…
1h 6min

Our vote for GOAT, Changes in Pandemic Friendship, White House Dogs, Putin's Palace

In sports, who's the Greatest Of All Time? Today we discuss Tom Brady, Serena Williams and Tiger Woods. Listeners thought they saw Liz in the Tiger documentary on HBOMax . She took a look and shares some thoughts about working with him early in his career. Plus fun news from Serena Williams at the…
1h 16min

Novelist Nancy Johnson on The Kindest Lie, Liz's 2021 theme, Tony Bennett + Alzheimers, The Fussy Virgin

Writer Nancy Johnson joins the Satellite Sisters today to discuss her acclaimed debut novel The Kindest Lie . Liz is back with a health status report and a big announcement on her theme for 2021. PLUS, her own review of the excellent service she received from Lian and her son Colin this weekend.…
1h 5min

Year of the Work Pivot, Pandemic Food Trends, Two Spaces or One Controversy

RIP Larry King . We’ll never forget the crazy weird book party we attended at your house once for your producer Wendy Walker’s book called Producer . Lian tells the tale of the party that Larry forgot. Satellite Sisters of the Week: The Sisters’ Gambit. Yes.  Watching sisters play chess on Twitch …
1h 14min

Update on Liz from Liz! Plus, Pandemic Design Trends, Great Gadgets & Mardi Gras Madness

On the podcast, Liz Dolan returns with an update on her injury. You'll get the scoop from Liz, plus an update on her dog Hooper. Also, Julie Dolan becomes the first sister to get the vaccine. And Lian accidentally buys a lot of sour cream. Also: We love it New Orleans! Way to keep the Mardi Gras sp…
1h 5min

Personal News, Marriage Tips, Pompeii Discoveries & Bee Gees Love

Satellite Sisters are back with news from Liz. Plus, the plight of working mothers during the pandemic, the discovery of an ancient snack shop in Pompeii and marriage tips from non-experts. Plus, music & TV recommendations. Liz needs your good vibes. Join our Facebook group and send along some di…
59min

New Year! New Mottos! New Ins & Outs! New Pandemic Regrets!

Satellite Sisters podcast returns for 2021 with new inspiration, new hobbies and new Entertaining Sisters recommendations. Join Lian and Julie as they launch the 2021 Podcast year. What's your motto, theme or word of the year? Go to our Facebook Group and let us know what's on your mind for 2021. P…
1h 9min

Hallmark Holiday Finale! And Satellite Sisters' Top Ten Lists for 2020.

It's a Hallmark Holiday Finale on Satellite Sisters. Our guests are CEO Wonya Lucas and EVP Programming Michelle Vicary from Crown Media Family Networks , home of all the Hallmark Channels and streaming service. What their holiday movie secrets and goals for the future? Plus each sister has he…
1h 17min

Joyful Gifting from Real Simple's Brandi Broxson plus Julie's Reckless Festooning, Lian's Peak 2020, Liz's "Lifestyle"

NOTE: We had audio problems today so Julie sounds great, but the rest of us don't. We lost the whole original file but Julie thankfully had a back-up. Sorry. #2020problems Our guest is Real Simple Editor Brandi Broxson with many great ideas for theme gifting. Read more here at the Real Simple web…
1h 14min

Perk It Up! Lifting Our Holiday Spirits, Doing The Undoing and Listening to Nashville Hitmaker Aimee Mayo

We set a goal for December 2020: Perk It Up! Today, we enjoy talking to an unexpected special guest from Nashville: Author + Hit Songwriter Aimee Mayo . Her new memoir is Talking To The Sky . Here's a Spotify playlist Lian put together of songs Aimee Mayo has written with artists such as Blake S…
1h 19min

Sheila and Monica Visit For Satellite Sisters Thanksgiving Special + Lab Rats Report

Happy Thanksgiving sisters and misters! Sisters Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan stop in to catch up with Julie, Liz and Lian before the holidays begin. The Lab Rats have a review of a small appliance that Monica's been testing. Top of Sheila's 2020 Gratitude List? The joy of discovering a good handym…
57min

A Celebration Of Female Firsts! Kamala, Emily + Kim plus guest Michael Ian Black.

We welcome this Season Of Female Firsts! Congratulations to all 3 Satellite Sisters of the Week: Kamala, Emily and Kim. Kamala Harris: First female Vice President-elect of the United States. E mily Harrington - the first female to solo free climb El Capitain in less than 24 hours Kim Ng: First f…
1h 4min

SPECIAL Satellite Sisters Listener Appreciation Day: You're the Best, Sisters and Misters!

It's a SPECIAL Day. It's Listener Appreciation Day on Satellite Sisters. For the first time in 20 years, we are devoting an entire episode to thanking you, sisters and misters. We want you to know how much you have meant to us over the years by celebrating how smart, funny, kind and quirky YOU are.…
1h 17min

Locktober Finale: Friendship IS Healthy For You, Cooking With Liz Holiday Announcement, Upcoming Listener Appreciation…

We were right. Friendship is good for you and your health! Today's guest on friendship is Lydia Denworth , author of Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond . More fascinating writing from Lydia here , here and here . Also, Lian reminds listeners …
1h 12min

Locktober V3: Nutrition & Self-Care During Covid, Behind The Scenes with Ina Garten, Halloween Tips

Today's Locktober Expert is Dr. Leslie Korn , an expert in Natural and Integrative Medicine specializing in treating trauma, chronic illness and optimal wellness and author of Natural Woman . She's got some great advice for us and a special offer on her online classes. See below for details. Also…
1h 12min

Locktober V2: Finding Connection + Joy Over the Holidays, Quarantining with Martha Stewart, New Merch In Our Satellite …

How can we find more joy and connection over the holidays even if we are not together? Rabbi/Cantor Judy Greenfeld, the Relationship Rabbi from Nachson Minyan joins us with advice. Plus, Lian tells us about how Martha Stewart has been quarantining and why its important to smile even under your mask…
1h 11min

Locktober Begins! Advice on Goal Setting + Empathy, Must-See Animal Videos, Satellite Sisters Online Events: Friends an…

Locktober begins! All month the Satellite Sisters will bring you experts with advice on handling extended lockdown. Today its Dr. Stephanie Newman on managing anxiety, setting goals and empathy. Stephanie is a NY psychotherapist as well as an author. Her new novel, BARBARIANS AT THE PTA , explo…
1h 9min

Claire Tansey + Dinner Uncomplicated, The Social Dilemma, #satsisterslookwhatidid Contest Winners Announced

Claire Tansey joins us today, publication day for her great new cookbook Dinner, Uncomplicated . We've already tested some of the recipes ourselves. Winners are announced for our #satsisterslookwhatidid contest - 1 randomly drawn from the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group and another from Instagram…
1h 8min

Thank you, Justice Ginsburg.

The Satellite Sisters thank Ruth Bader Ginsburg and share many of the things we have read or listened to since learning of her passing. RBG New York Times Obituary RBG First Woman To Lie In State Nina Totenberg on Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Advice for Living Amicus Podcast from Dahli…
1h 10min