Happier in Hollywood

The Onward Project

Veteran TV writers Liz Craft and Sarah Fain demystify Hollywood by making career and personal struggles universal. Friends since high school and writing partners for over 20 years, Liz and Sarah have survived and thrived in Tinseltown’s male-dominated entertainment industry, guided by blind optimism and a Midwestern work ethic. Along the way they've learned a lot about kicking ass, kissing ass, and office yoga. read less
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Ep. 369: Sweet Relief & An Interview with Quiet On Set’s Christy Stratton
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Ep. 369: Sweet Relief & An Interview with Quiet On Set’s Christy Stratton
Liz and Sarah are celebrating! They can’t reveal details yet, but they sold a pitch that they’ve been working on since before the WGA strike. With Hollywood in a state of upheaval, the sale brings many emotions — including relief. Then Liz and Sarah interview comedy writer and producer, Christy Stratton, about everything from why she decided to take part in the MAX docuseries, Quiet On Set: The Dark Side Of Kids TV, to how she landed a job on Modern Family to her new short film, The Runt. This week’s Hollywood Hack will increase team productivity: have a Team Power Hour. Finally, Sarah recommends her favorite sunburn lotion: Neutrogena Sun Rescue. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Christy Stratton: Christy Stratton | Producer, Writer, Additional Crewimdb.com Quiet On Set trailer: QUIET ON SET: THE DARK SIDE OF KIDS TV | Official Trailer (2024) | DOCUMENTARY| Film Threat Trailersyoutube.com Neutrogena Sun Rescue: Neutrogena Sun Rescue After Sun Replenishing Lotion with Aloe Vera, Mint Extract, & Vitamin E, 24-Hour Moisture for Healthy Glow for Sensitive Skin, Vegan, Non-Comedogenic Lotion, 6.7 ozamazon.com Photo by Robert Katzki on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 367: All About Editing With Debra Neil-Fisher
23-05-2024
Ep. 367: All About Editing With Debra Neil-Fisher
Liz and Sarah talk to comedy feature editor extraordinaire turned director, Debra Neil-Fisher, about all things editing. What makes something funny? How does music impact editing? What advantage does an editor have when directing? Then Sarah gives herself a Hit for writing in the morning, and a Bomb for not using her Pilates reformer enough. Liz gives herself a Hit for not obsessively checking Jack’s grades on the Power School App, and a Bomb for losing her expensive Orange Theory Fitness heart monitor. This week’s Hollywood Hack helps make style affordable: Buy something plain and make it special. Finally, this week Sarah has a recommendation that will lead you to lots of other recommendations — the Ecocult website and newsletter. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Debra Neil-Fisher: Debra Neil-Fisher | Editor, Director, Producerimdb.com Unplugging trailer: Unplugging | Official Trailer (HD) | Vertical Entertainmentyoutube.com Ecocult: Ecocultecocult.com To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 366: Stress Languages & Liz’s Mounjaro-Driven Upward Spiral
16-05-2024
Ep. 366: Stress Languages & Liz’s Mounjaro-Driven Upward Spiral
Working in Hollywood is often stressful, now more than ever. Liz and Sarah discuss Chantal Donnelly’s stress framework — are you an Imploder, an Exploder, a Fixer, a Number, or a Denier? In Take A Hike, Type One diabetic Liz reveals how taking the weight loss drug Mounjaro has created an upward spiral in her life. She’s exercising, eating well, and her A1C is the best it’s been in years. Then Sarah talks about what she’s doing for this month’s The Happiness Project Revisited theme of play. Her favorite new activity? Pottery! This week’s Hollywood Hack makes entertaining easy: the Charcuterie Cup. Finally, Liz recommends The Jinx: Part Two on MAX.  Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Chantal Donnelly: Settled: How to Find Calm in a Stress-Inducing Worldamazon.com The Jinx: Part Two trailer: The Jinx Part Two | Official Teaser | Maxyoutube.com Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 365: The Power Of Partnership
09-05-2024
Ep. 365: The Power Of Partnership
Liz and Sarah are asked all the time about what it’s like to be part of a team. Today they discuss the power of partnership and why it’s even more crucial to have each other during the tough times. In Take A Hike, Sarah talks about why she’s glad she took Liz’s advice and showed up to a friend’s wedding. Then, in Amplify, Liz suggests listening to the MeSsy podcast, co-hosted by Christina Applegate and Jamie-Lynn Sigler and watching The Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show on MAX. Sarah has a travel Hollywood Hack: the Airplane Pocket. Finally, this week Sarah recommends subscribing to Ply Magazine (or the niche magazine of your choice).  Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: MeSsy podcast: MeSsymessythepodcast.com The Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show trailer: JERROD CARMICHAEL REALITY SHOW Official Trailer (2024) | HDyoutube.com Airplane Pocket: Airplane Pockets Airplane Tray Table Cover | Seat Back Organizer & Storage for Personal Items | Clean, Convenient, Expandable Pockets | Sanitary Airplane Travel Essentials | Media Pouchamazon.com Ply Magazine: That yarn isn't going to spin itselfplymagazine.com Photo by Lachlan Gowen on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 363: Liz Friedman on The Good Doctor (And Other Stuff)
25-04-2024
Ep. 363: Liz Friedman on The Good Doctor (And Other Stuff)
Liz and Sarah talk to The Good Doctor’s Co-Showrunner, Liz Friedman, about how she approached the end of the beloved series. In Take A Hike, they discuss the nature of friendship. What is the “one essential quality” that Liz and Sarah each value in the other? This week’s Hollywood Hack makes cleaning easy: Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. Finally, Sarah recommends a special episode of Bluey on Disney +. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Liz Friedman: Liz Friedman | Producer, Writer, Additional Crewimdb.com The Good Doctor: The Good Doctor (TV Series 2017–2024)  8.0 | Dramaimdb.com Mr. Clean Magic Eraser: Mr Clean Magic Eraser Original Cleaning Pads – Durable Melamine Sponges with Moofin Hand Sanitizer Dispenser - 2 Pads Magic Eraser for Walls, Floors, Kitchen Stains & Tough Messes ~ [Pack of 3]amazon.com Bluey: Bluey Official Website | Play Games, Watch Videos & More!bluey.tv To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 362: The Futility Of Attachment (Or Freedom From Fretting)
18-04-2024
Ep. 362: The Futility Of Attachment (Or Freedom From Fretting)
Liz and Sarah talk about a Hollywood phenomenon that can be seen as positive or negative — everything changes all the time. Depending on their state of mind they call this “the futility of attachment” or “freedom from fretting.” In Take Two, Liz and Sarah share listener thoughts on True Fun, and answer a question about whether working on their novel is true fun for them. This week’s Hollywood Hack will help you look more polished on Zoom — Quince Mongolian Cashmere sweaters. Then Sarah has a bonus hair Hollywood Hack — the L’Ange Le Volume 2-in-1 Titanium Brush Dryer. Finally, Liz recommends the MAX documentary series Quiet On Set: The Dark Side Of Kids TV. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS:  Quince Mongolian Cashmere Crewneck Sweater: The $50 Cashmere Crewneck Sweaterquince.com Le Volumelangehair.com QUIET ON SET: THE DARK SIDE OF KIDS TV | Official Trailer (2024) | DOCUMENTARY| Film Threat Trailersyoutube.com Photo by Alicja Gancarz on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 361: Boundaries & (Orange) Theories
11-04-2024
Ep. 361: Boundaries & (Orange) Theories
Liz and Sarah often talk about the importance of drawing boundaries. Today they pat themselves on the back for drawing a boundary at work — but can they maintain it in the future? In Take A Hike, inspired by Liz finally trying an Orange Theory Fitness class, they discuss the benefits of doing something you’ve been putting off. Then Liz and Sarah answer a Mailroom Question about how they stay (at least somewhat) upbeat on the podcast when they’re going through tough stuff. This week’s Hollywood Hack will help you read more — the Kindle Paperwhite. Finally, Sarah has an old school recommendation: Smithsonian Magazine. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Orange Theory Fitness: Group Fitness Classes & Heart –Rate-Based Interval Trainingorangetheory.com Kindle Paperwhite: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (16 GB) – Now with a larger display, adjustable warm light, increased battery life, and faster page turns – Agave Greenamazon.com Smithsonian Magazine: Explore History, Science, Arts & Culturesmithsonianmag.com To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 359: Big Boo To Bake Offs!
28-03-2024
Ep. 359: Big Boo To Bake Offs!
Liz and Sarah talk about bake offs — what are they, and why do TV writers hate them? So many reasons! In Take A Hike, they talk about the art of taking compliment. Just say “thank you.” Then they give a Hit to IATSE and the Teamsters, who are in the middle of contract negotiations with the AMPTP. And Sarah gives a Bomb to electric car infrastructure. We need more chargers! This week’s Hollywood Hack will make your brows beautiful: Elf Brow Mascara. Finally, Sarah recommends the decluttering episode of the podcast Ologies, and Liz recommends Kara Swisher’s new book — Burn Book: A Tech Love Story Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Dabble:  Dabble | Craft your Storydabblewriter.com Jill Whelan: Jill Whelan | Actress, Writer, Producerimdb.com Elf Brow Mascara: e.l.f. Clear Lash & Brow Mascara 2-Pack, Conditioning Clear Brow & Lash Gel For Grooming, Defining & Separating, Long-Lasting, Vegan & Cruelty-Freeamazon.com Ologies podcast: Oikology (DECLUTTERING) Encore with Jamie & Filip Hord + Joe FerrariOlogies with Alie Ward · March 12, 2024 Burn Book: A Tech Love Story by Kara Swisher: Burn Booksimonandschuster.com Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 358: Great Expectations & True Fun
21-03-2024
Ep. 358: Great Expectations & True Fun
Liz and Sarah are writing the second draft of their novel, and it’s getting so much better. But now that they feel the book has the potential to be great, the pressure is on! They just have to remember that writing is rewriting. In Take A Hike, Sarah talks about True Fun as defined by Catherine Price’s book The Power of Fun. This week’s Hollywood Hack will improve the look of any room — add some unexpected red! Finally, Liz recommends Masters of the Air on Apple TV.  Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: True Fun: The Power of Fun Hubcatherineprice.com Unexpected Red: Designers say ‘unexpected red’ really works. Here’s how to use it.washingtonpost.com Masters of the Air trailer: Masters of the Air — Official Trailer | Apple TV+youtube.com Photo by Jean-Philippe Delberghe on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 357: Sleeping In Seattle
14-03-2024
Ep. 357: Sleeping In Seattle
Liz and Sarah are back from their trip to Seattle, where they were researching a new pilot project. They discuss the many benefits of immersing themselves in research, including having ideas they never would have had at home in their offices. Plus, they both slept GREAT. In Take A Hike, they reflect on No Spend February. Sarah’s main takeaway? She needs to “store it at the store.” In Hits & Bombs, Liz and Sarah give Seattle listeners a big Hit for showing up to the HIH meet up at The Polar Bar, and they give themselves a Bomb for not having started their newsletter yet. This week’s Hollywood Hack will help you get organized: the Maple App. Finally, Sarah recommends Catherine Price’s substack, “How To Feel Alive.” Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Julia Whelan: That Voice You’re Hearing? It Might Be Hers. (Published 2022)nytimes.com Seattle’s Underground Tour: UNDERGROUND TOURundergroundtour.com The Polar Bar: The Polar Bar Seattlearcticclubhotel.com The Maple App: Maple App | Helping you keep it togethergrowmaple.com Catherine Price: Bookscatherineprice.com To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 356: Coping With “Priority Whiplash”
07-03-2024
Ep. 356: Coping With “Priority Whiplash”
Liz and Sarah talk about how they’re coping with what they call “priority whiplash.” They have to be ready to jump off one work project and onto another when opportunity arises. Next, they interview author Chelsey Goodan about her new book, Underestimated: The Wisdom And Power Of Teenage Girls. What’s the best way to give a compliment? What is the Feelings Wheel? And how should we reframe worry to keep it from becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy? This week’s Hollywood Hack is for everyone whose eyeglass bother them during Zoom meetings: Nerdwax. Finally, Liz recommends the bestselling historical novels of Kristin Hannah.  Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Underestimated: The Wisdom And Power Of Teenage Girls by Chelsey Goodan: Chelsey Goodanchelseygoodan.com Nerdwax: Nerdwax - Original Glasses Wax - Stop Slipping Glassesnerdwax.com Kristin Hannah: Authorkristinhannah.com Photo by Charlotte Harrison on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 355: Failing At Flow
29-02-2024
Ep. 355: Failing At Flow
Liz and Sarah have a ton of work to do, but they’re having trouble getting into “the flow.” How can they stop being distracted by ping ponging projects and focus on one thing at a time? In Take A Hike, Liz shares her happiness dilemma. She loves being social but she always dreads whatever plan she’s made once she’s made it. Then Sarah talks about why she created a “cloffice,” and how it has transformed her work life. This week’s Hollywood Hack will help with flow: use a 2 cup thermal coffee pot. Finally, Sarah recommends the memoir Unraveling, by Peggy Orenstein. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Lafeeca Thermal Coffee Carafe: Lafeeca Thermal Coffee Carafe Tea Pot Stainless Steel, Double Wall Vacuum Insulated | Cool Touch Handle | Hot & Cold Retention | Non-Slip Silicone Base | BPA Free Blackamazon.com Unraveling but Peggy Orenstein: Unraveling: What I Learned About Life While Shearing Sheep, Dyeing Wool, and Making the World’s Ugliest Sweateramazon.com To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 354: What We Learned From Listening
22-02-2024
Ep. 354: What We Learned From Listening
When it comes to pitching, Liz and Sarah are usually the ones who are talking rather than listening. Today they share what they learned when they listened to another writer’s pitch. In The Happiness Project Revisited segment, Sarah shares what she’s doing for the February theme of energy — including going to bed by 10:30PM, the Prolon fast, and Pilates. Next, in They will Craft (& Fain) Liz and Sarah talk about Dabble Writer, which they’ve started using to write their novel. This week’s Hollywood Hack will help those who are participating in No Spend February: Don’t memorize your credit card number. Finally, Liz recommends Griselda on Netflix. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Prolon: Try ProLon® Offerprolonlife.com Dabble Writer: Dabble | Craft your Storydabblewriter.com Griselda trailer: Griselda | Official Trailer | Netflixyoutube.com Cocaine Godmother trailer: Cocaine Godmother Trailer (2018) Catherine Zeta-Jones Movieyoutube.com Photo by Emiliano Vittoriosi on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 353: Nothing Changed But Everything Changed
15-02-2024
Ep. 353: Nothing Changed But Everything Changed
Liz and Sarah discuss how a great meeting with an executive made them realize how much their perception shapes their reality. Even though technically nothing has changed in terms of Hollywood “getting back to normal,” it suddenly feels like it has. And that’s a good thing! In Take A Hike, Sarah describes the benefits of Kirtan Kriya meditation. Then Liz and Sarah answer a Mailroom question about how ethical writers were (or weren’t) during the strike. This week’s Hollywood Hack will help you focus: turn off notifications on your devices! Finally, Sarah recommends a docudrama on Netflix — The Social Dilemma.  Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Kirtan Kriya Meditation: kundalini.yoga The Social Dilemma: A Netflix Original documentarythesocialdilemma.com Photo by Saffu on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 352: Our First “Roar 24” & Embrace Your Core
08-02-2024
Ep. 352: Our First “Roar 24” & Embrace Your Core
Liz and Sarah headed to The Emerald Iguana Inn for their first “Roar 24,” an intense, twenty-four hour work session. They finished a draft of their latest pitch and made (some) headway on their novel. In Take A Hike, they discuss why it’s fun to “embrace your core.” Are you Cottagecore like Sarah? Or maybe Valleymomcore like Liz? Define your own core! In Hits & Bombs, Liz and Sarah give a Hit to the 2024 Grammys and Bomb to themselves for deciding to change all of their characters’ names before an evening of discussing their novel. This week’s Hollywood Hack added a touch of whimsy to Sarah’s new office: a shiny light switch cover. Finally, Liz recommends the reality competition show The Trust: A Game of Greed on Netflix.  Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: The Emerald Iguana Inn: Book Hotel Lodge in Ojai, CAemeraldiguana.com Cottagecore: Cottagecoreen.wikipedia.org Shiny Light Switch Cover: Shiny Golden Rhinestones Wall Plate Cover Double Toggle Toggle Light Switch Cover Rhinestones Decorative Outlet Covers Wall Plate 2 Gang Decorativeamazon.com The Trust: A Game of Greed trailer: The Trust: A Game of Greed | Official Trailer | Netflixyoutube.com Photo by Süheyl Burak on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ep. 351: Bad Work = Bad Notes & No Spend February
01-02-2024
Ep. 351: Bad Work = Bad Notes & No Spend February
Liz and Sarah had an insight after a recent notes call about a pitch they’re working on— it’s a lot easier to give good notes on good material. If you’re getting bad notes, examine your project to determine if you need to make a fundamental change. In Take A Hike, Liz and Sarah share why they’re doing No Spend February and reveal exactly what items are included. Then, in The Craft (& Fain), they discuss why you might want to come up with a tagline for your project — whether it’s a TV pitch or a trip with friends. This week’s Hollywood Hack has made Sarah more calm: Change your smart watch face. Finally, this week Sarah recommends the book Raising Critical Thinkers: A Parent’s Guide to Growing Wise Kids in the Digital Age by Julie Bogart. Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Get in touch on Threads: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, and Side Hustle School . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS: Raising Critical Thinkers by Julie Bogart: Raising Critical Thinkers: A Parent's Guide to Growing Wise Kids in the Digital Ageamazon.com Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices