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Don't Ask Tig

English, Comedy, 1 season, 138 episodes, 3 days, 17 hours, 38 minutes
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Need advice? Comedian Tig Notaro doesn’t have all the answers, but that won't stop her from fielding your questions on life's many challenges. With the help of her friends and the occasional expert, Tig gives her best inexpert guidance on everything from lost love to giving yourself a haircut with toddler scissors. We're warning you now: Don't Ask Tig.
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Pop Culture Moms Talks to Tig

This week, we’re sharing a podcast Tig recently guested on: Pop Culture Moms, all about what we can learn from the TV and movie moms we love most. Andie and Sabrina have been best friends for 20 years — and pop culture aficionados for even longer. Together they’re exploring the comedy – and tragedy – of what parenthood is like in real life. In the episode, Tig talks about processing the death of her mom through her show One Mississippi, what it’s like to raise twins, and the humor she finds in parenting. Find more “Pop Culture Moms” episodes at https://link.chtbl.com/popculturemomss1?sid=dontasktig
5/22/202440 minutes, 20 seconds
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[encore] David Sedaris

This episode originally aired November 18, 2020.Did you know wine can expire? Bestselling author and humorist David Sedaris joins Tig to tackle questions about terrible gift-givers and more!This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).
5/8/202436 minutes, 22 seconds
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[encore] Stephanie Allynne

This episode originally aired April 19, 2023.This Don’t Ask Tig episode is a first — the first time a guest returns and it’s none other than actor and comedian Stephanie Allynne — Tig’s wife! Stephanie and Tig share hilarious moments from their visits to Tig’s hometown in Mississippi — all centered around a cemetery. The couple gives advice to a listener who wonders if a person can have too many cats, help a woman pick out a hairstyle to change her life and give a fan some zinger retorts to people who mistake her partner for a man.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
4/10/202443 minutes, 45 seconds
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[encore] Phoebe Bridgers

This episode originally aired April 20, 2022.Indie pop rock sensation and Grammy nominee Phoebe Bridgers talks about life as the child of a standup comedian, the origins of her ghoul-inspired style and the worst advice she recently gave a friend. Then Phoebe and Tig help a listener who feels guilty about a past romantic affair and counsel a father who doesn’t like to punish his young daughter who can’t seem to stop misbehaving.This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy),  Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Wealthfront (go to Wealthfront.com/TIG to get $5,000 managed for free when opening an investment account). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/27/202441 minutes, 33 seconds
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[encore] Nicole Byer

This episode originally aired August 12, 2020.Emmy nominee Nicole Byer thinks you should get a hobby! Nicole and Tig dispense advice on how to make friends as an adult and whether you should take that big risk you’ve been dreaming about. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
3/13/202430 minutes, 36 seconds
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[encore] Sanjay Gupta

This episode originally aired September 22, 2021.This is your chance to hear advice on careers, love and COVID from one of America's best-known doctors, Sanjay Gupta! Dr. Gupta is not only an Emmy-award winning CNN medical correspondent, he's also a neurosurgeon and was once listed on People Magazine's sexiest people alive. So, it's safe to say, he's overqualified to join Tig as they offer guidance to a high school student on how to break it to her mother that she wants to be a TV journalist instead of a doctor. They also help a listener decide whether to stay in their marriage or pursue a crush. And he and Tig discuss the pros and cons about being considered a sex symbol.OUR SPONSORS:Betterhelp - betterhelp.com/tig Wealthfront - wealthfront.com/tigNutrafol - nutrafol.com and use code “TIG”Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/28/202436 minutes, 10 seconds
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[encore] Kristen Bell

This episode originally aired October 12, 2022.Tig is back! She kicks off season 3 with one of her BFFs, actress Kristen Bell, acclaimed for so many roles on TV (The Good Place, Veronica Mars and more) and in movies (Anna in Frozen, Forgetting Sarah Marshall). Kristen talks about road-tripping with her famous actor/podcast host husband, Dax Shepard, and their kids. Tig and Kristen also offer some hilarious advice about neighborhood party invitations, dealing with jealous wives and how to get a colleague to stop playing the song “Let It Go.”This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free trial), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), and WealthFront (go to WealthFront.com/TIG to get your first $5,000 managed for free).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/14/202444 minutes, 43 seconds
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[encore] Ron Funches

This episode originally aired Oct 13, 2021.Need some insider tourist tips about where to visit on a trip to L.A.?  Tig and actor/comedian Ron Funches have some off-the-beaten-path ideas you won't find in any guidebooks.  Ron, the voice behind Cooper on the animated hit Trolls and on Bob’s Burgers and Adventure Time, also talks about his online dating experiences, why Lucille Ball is his inspiration and he and Tig offer advice to a jokester whose friends are offended by his humor.This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month) and Indeed (go to Indeed.com/tig for a $75 sponsored job credit). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
1/31/202442 minutes, 49 seconds
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[encore] Lucy Lawless

This episode originally aired Feb 2, 2022.Kiwi actor and singer Lucy Lawless stars in Acorn TV's My Life Is Murder and is beloved as Xena: Warrior Princess from the 90's TV series and more. She and Tig reminisce about their history that goes way back and their shared experience as lesbian icons. They give advice to a mom annoyed by her daughter's cell phone addiction and counsel a woman on how to fend off a family of huggers.This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), and EthosLife.com. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
1/17/202434 minutes, 51 seconds
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[encore] Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil has the advice you need in the new year, whether you’re facing your nemesis or your own insecurities. Jameela and Tig talk bad kissers, loud roommates, and how to stand up for yourself in all situations.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
1/3/202440 minutes, 21 seconds
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[encore] Conan O'Brien

Tig's old pal, the one and only Conan O'Brien, discusses the people he turns to for advice and why the storied prankster himself doesn't actually like pranks. The legendary late-night host helps Tig counsel a grandmother magician on how to handle six-year-old hecklers, criticizes an overzealous office whistleblower and reflects on advice he's given to college graduates in commencement speeches he delivered over the past two decades.   This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy),  Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Headspace (go to headspace.com/TIG for one month of free access to their entire mindfulness library), Ethos (go to Ethoslife.com – to get your free personalized quote today) and Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/20/202341 minutes, 4 seconds
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[encore] Aparna Nancherla

The delightful and hilarious actor Aparna Nancherla reunites with her good friend Tig on Zoom. Who can forget Aparna from shows like Netflix's BoJack Horseman, Comedy Central's Corporate, and Fox's The Great North? In this episode, Tig and Aparna talk about how the pandemic has us all dropping longtime friends, but maybe not forever. Aparna asks for Tig's advice on the daunting task of writing her first book. Together they give guidance to a  woman who wants to give her partner the best Christmas ever before he deploys for military service and try to help a son whose senior-citizen mom keeps falling for online dating scammers.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month) and Sakara (go to sakara.com/dontask  for 20% off your first order).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/6/202341 minutes, 58 seconds
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[encore] Gary Gulman

This episode was originally broadcast on December 8, 2021.Standup comedian Gary Gulman has been in the comedy biz for over 20 years. He’s a regular on the late night circuit and has his own HBO special called “The Great Depresh.” In this episode of Don't Ask Tig, Tig and Gary break down some myths surrounding the relationship between comedians and depression. Gary offers a strategy for battling procrastination that he derives from a Jewish tradition, and shares what his college therapist taught him about understanding the opposite sex. He and Tig help a college athlete struggling to maintain good grades and they advise a concerned mom whose young child is bullied by her friend’s daughter.This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/22/202340 minutes, 15 seconds
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[encore] Taylor Dayne

This episode was originally broadcast on November 3, 2021.Who better to be Tig's guest on her 50th episode than actress Taylor Dayne — one of her favorite singers — with the real story behind how their fun and serendipitous friendship got started. Taylor also reveals her reaction to being the subject of one of Tig's popular standup stories. Together they share parenting advice, offer guidance on how to not get nervous if you're invited to sing at a best friend's wedding. And together they help a caller decide if she should contact the biological father she never knew, but has discovered on an ancestry website.This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Sakara (go to Sakara.com/dontask for 20% off your first order).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/8/202333 minutes, 36 seconds
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[encore] Samantha Bee

This episode was originally broadcast on September 15, 2021.No one speaks their mind quite like comedian and TV host Samantha Bee, and this time she's upfront and personal with Tig. Together they advise a listener on how to snap out of a crush on their therapist and tackle the tough issue of figuring out if someone actually likes you or is just being polite. Then Tig and Samantha bond over how and when they each had that "birds and bees talk" with their own kids and also how they personally cope with grieving a lost loved one. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/tig) and Indeed (indeed.com/tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact
10/25/202345 minutes, 49 seconds
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[encore] Deon Cole

This episode was originally broadcast on February 16, 2022Actor and comedian Deon Cole, a regular on Black-ish and Grown-ish, stops by Don't Ask Tig to talk privacy, positivity and how to be uniquely yourself.  He and Tig give advice to a mom who can't get her smelly teenager to shower, and they can't stop laughing about Dear Abby's suggestions to a newlywed husband who's bothered that his wife sleeps, eats and even cooks in the nude!  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG  for a free 14 day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), and Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
10/11/202341 minutes, 18 seconds
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Everybody knows actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus for her iconic roles as Elaine in “Seinfeld” and Vice President Selina Meyer in “Veep.” In this Season 3 finale of Don’t Ask Tig, Julia talks about her childhood dreams of acting and what she’s learning from guests on her new Lemonada Media podcast “Wiser Than Me” (link.chtbl.com/wiserthanmepodcast). Tig and Julia can’t stop laughing over their advice to a woman who needs help getting sexy with her husband, what to do about a mom with a raunchy sense of humor and a listener who has a crush on her boss’s boss.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Greenlight (go to greenlight.com/million to get $10 when you sign up today for a Greenlight account) and Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit).Don't Ask Tig is supported by listeners like you. Donate today: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
9/27/202339 minutes, 32 seconds
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Fortune Feimster & Mae Martin LIVE

Taken from a special live event, Tig is joined by her good friends, comedians Fortune Feimster and Mae Martin, in this hilarious episode of Don’t Ask Tig. The trio give advice on talking to eight-year-olds, understanding the North Carolina accent, gay dating for the first time, and deciding when it’s the right time to move in with someone. Fortune Feimster’s credits include the hit Netflix show “FUBAR” and “The Mindy Project,” “Chelsea Lately,” NBC’s “Kenan,” and “Champions.” Mae Martin is the star of their own award-winning Netflix series “Feel Good,” and the Netflix special, “SAP,” as well as HBO’s “The Flight Attendant.”This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit).Don't Ask Tig is supported by listeners like you. Donate today: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcast Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
9/20/202348 minutes, 17 seconds
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Bob & Erin Odenkirk

Tig’s guests are actor Bob Odenkirk, star of “Better Call Saul,” and his daughter, artist and illustrator Erin Odenkirk. The duo talk about what inspired them to write their new children’s book, “Zilot & Other Important Rhymes.” Bob opens up about how difficult it was for him starting out in comedy and the lessons that taught him. Then the three advise a mother who is concerned about her eight-year-old using sarcasm in school, and assign penance to a listener who confessed to stealing a tomatillo plant from a neighbor’s garden.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Greenlight (go to greenlight.com/million to get $10 when you sign up today for a Greenlight account) and Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit).Good, bad, or questionable… keep the advice going with a gift to Don’t Ask Tig: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
9/13/202344 minutes, 45 seconds
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Sabrina Jalees

Comedian, writer, producer, and actor Sabrina Jalees stars in the CBS TV show “Carol’s Second Act,” Netflix’s “The Comedy Lineup,” and hosts the hit Canadian dating show “Farming for Love.” Sabrina talks about how to be a great wingman or wingwoman, shares surefire tips with listeners looking for love, and how she finds affordable first-class travel. Tig and Sabrina help a listener debating whether to tell a friend that her hair looks awful, and advise a woman worried that her twin sister resents her romantic partner.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit).Generous listeners make Don't Ask Tig possible. Donate today to support the show: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
9/6/202344 minutes, 10 seconds
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Listen Now: Tiny Huge Decisions

Tig is off this week but will be back with a new episode next Wednesday. In the meantime, we’re excited to share “Tiny Huge Decisions” – a new podcast from APM Studios and Chalk and Blade about two best friends, Mohsin and Dalia, as they make a life-changing decision: will she be the gestational surrogate for Mohsin and his husband? It’s emotional, intimate, and more than a little complicated. Listen to the first episode now and find “Tiny Huge Decisions” wherever you get your podcasts!
9/1/202333 minutes, 45 seconds
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Jessi Klein

Actor, Emmy and Peabody award winning writer, creator, and producer Jessi Klein is this week’s guest. She voices Jessi in “Big Mouth” and has written for shows like “Dead to Me” and “Transparent.” Tig and Jessi’s conversation takes a surprising turn as they talk about swooning over big strong men and the worst advice they’ve ever gotten and given.  Together they counsel a woman with writer’s block and suggest how to help kids approach big life transitions. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Donate to Don't Ask Tig today and we will show our appreciation with a special thank-you gift: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact
8/23/202343 minutes, 29 seconds
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Kristen Schaal

Actor Kristen Schaal of “What We Do In The Shadows” and “Bob’s Burgers” fame talks about being criticized for her unique voice, and the possibility of her and Tig starring in a “Golden Girls” remake. Together they advise a woman thinking about moving to a rural ranch for love, a wife who’s tired of her husband constantly locking himself out of their house, and a gang of kayakers trying to find an edgy, fun name for their group.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Don't Ask Tig is supported by listeners like you. Donate today: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
8/16/202332 minutes, 56 seconds
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Marc Maron

Tig’s guest is podcast phenomenon and comedian Marc Maron. He talks about going vegan, finding humor in dark issues, and how he’s learned to make interviews not just about himself. Tig and Marc give advice to a woman on what photo to post on her dating profile, encourage a young listener who wants to be the class clown but is falling flat, and help a fan who asks them to name her new variety of tomato which — get this — happens to be fuzzy! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Good, bad, or questionable… keep the advice going with a gift to Don’t Ask Tig: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
8/9/202342 minutes, 59 seconds
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Sandra Bernhard

Tig’s guest, actor, singer, and one-woman show pioneer, Sandra Bernhard, is still going strong with roles in FX’s “American Horror Story,” “POSE,” and her latest one-woman show, “Spring Affair.” Sandra shares the best acting advice she ever got from her mentor — the late, great comedian Paul Mooney. Tig and Sandra give advice to a student conflicted about becoming a performer, a bi-curious woman hesitant to flirt, and they discuss leg hair, pubic hair and how to handle friends who can’t stop talking about their pets.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Generous listeners make Don't Ask Tig possible. Donate today to support the show: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
8/2/202339 minutes, 18 seconds
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Pete Holmes

Tig hosts Pete Holmes, the actor, writer, and comedian behind the HBO comedy “Crashing,” who has two HBO stand-up specials and hosts the “You Made It Weird” podcast. Pete talks about his frequent encounters with a ghost and his personal secret to happiness. Tig and Pete give advice to a man whose toxic boss wants to join his weekly game of Dungeons and Dragons, help a woman who thinks her hilarious but shy sister should do standup comedy and, amazingly, find themselves agreeing with an advice columnist from 1929.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Donate to Don't Ask Tig today and we will show our appreciation with a special thank-you gift: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
7/26/202344 minutes, 47 seconds
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June Diane Raphael

June Diane Raphael is an actress, comedian, screenwriter, and producer whose resume includes “Grace and Frankie,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “New Girl.” June and Tig talk about everything from pickleball to politics to a wild Vegas weekend and why they should never be closer friends. They also advise a woman deciding if she should pursue a career, a young mother who feels out of touch with the adult world, and a nurse whose husband has lots of great entrepreneurial ideas but can’t seem to make one work.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Don't Ask Tig is supported by listeners like you. Donate today: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
7/19/202343 minutes, 44 seconds
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Amanda Kloots

Amanda Kloots is an actor, dancer, writer, fitness entrepreneur, and co-host of the CBS show “The Talk.” She and Tig have lots of laughs talking about how she came up with her children’s book idea, giving advice to a mom who wants to make exercise fun for her ten-year-old daughter, counseling a listener whose friend owes her money, and helping a fan name her walking cane. Amanda also explains how she stays so upbeat even while grieving her late husband, Nick Cordero, and offers strategies to help others facing adversity. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Good, bad, or questionable…keep the advice going with a gift to Don’t Ask Tig: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
7/12/202335 minutes, 55 seconds
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Joe Wilson

Tig’s friend, comedian and award-winning filmmaker Joe Wilson talks about how he faces cancer with positivity and humor. Tig and Joe discuss inspirations for creativity, and Joe tells her how he got the viral idea to sell jars of  “celebrity air.”  Together they advise a man who needs help talking to attractive women, a listener who hates being named after a body part, and a woman who wants to know what kind of coffee to serve her boyfriend who's never tasted it before. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view the complete product lineup).Generous listeners make Don't Ask Tig possible. Donate today to support the show: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcastNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
7/5/202341 minutes, 44 seconds
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James Marsden

Tig’s guest, actor James Marsden, is a hit in the new comedy “Jury Duty.” He also stars in Netflix’s “Dead To Me,” “30 Rock,” and “Sonic the Hedgehog.” James talks to Tig about growing up in Oklahoma, living in Texas, and their shared passion for country music. Together they advise a listener with a real-life question about jury duty, a mother who needs help handling her teenager’s tantrums, and a couple wondering how many partners of their polyamorous friends need to be invited to their wedding. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view complete product lineup). Donate to Don't Ask Tig today and we will show our appreciation with a special thank-you gift: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcast Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
6/28/202342 minutes, 56 seconds
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River Butcher

Standup comic, actor, and writer River Butcher is known for his TV roles in “Good Trouble,” “Adam Ruins Everything,” and appearances on talk shows like Ellen and Conan. On this episode, River talks about how he dealt with an audience member in a MAGA hat at one of his recent shows, and what he wishes people from both sides of the political spectrum understood about each other. Then, Tig and River give advice to a mother who admits reading her daughter’s private text messages and a listener asking how to make a dramatic exit from a Zoom meeting. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (visit indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Visit Las Vegas (visitlasvegas.com to learn more what to do and see in Las Vegas), and Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view complete product lineup). Don't Ask Tig is supported by listeners like you. Donate today: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcast Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
6/21/202342 minutes, 44 seconds
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Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk, the famous vertical skateboarder, talks about his most daring moves and encourages Tig to try a few. Tony and Tig compare their recent injuries, and discuss what surprised them both when they first became bosses. Tig and Tony counsel a mother whose children are very picky eaters, help young musicians name their punk band and advise a woman who accidentally sent penis-shaped gifts to her bosses. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Visit Las Vegas (visitlasvegas.com to learn more what to do and see in Las Vegas), Simple Green (visit simplegreen.com to view their complete product lineup), and Max (visit max.com to watch the new season of The Righteous Gemstones - subscription required). Good, bad, or questionable…keep the advice going with a gift to Don’t Ask Tig: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcast Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
6/14/202330 minutes, 17 seconds
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Katie Couric

Award-winning journalist and former “CBS Evening News” anchor Katie Couric discusses with Tig if “The Morning Show” series is really based on Katie’s experiences on The Today Show with co-host Matt Lauer, and gives Tig some questions to ask co-star Jennifer Anniston when they're on the set of the Apple TV drama. Katie also talks about people she once admired but would never ask for advice now. Together they advise a listener on how to find her voice in her workplace and help a woman decide what tattoo she should get to mark a life-saving event. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Visit Las Vegas (visitlasvegas.com to learn more what to do and see in Las Vegas), and Max (visit max.com to watch the new season of The Righteous Gemstones - subscription required). Generous listeners make Don't Ask Tig possible. Donate today to support the show: https://support.americanpublicmedia.org/dontasktig-podcast Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
6/7/202338 minutes, 27 seconds
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[encore] Esther Perel

Don’t Ask Tig is taking a brief pause this month, but will be back with all-new episodes on Wednesday, June 7. Meanwhile, here is an encore presentation of Tig's Webby award-winning conversation with therapist and relationship expert Esther Perel. Tig and Esther give advice to a woman bothered by all the hot dreams she keeps having about her boyfriend’s best friend, and a listener who no longer feels attracted to his girlfriend because her body has changed. This episode is sponsored by Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free) and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. This episode was originally broadcast on July 14, 2021
5/24/202340 minutes, 52 seconds
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[encore] Cyndi Lauper

Don’t Ask Tig is taking a little spring vacation this month, but we’ll be back in a few weeks with all new episodes starting Wednesday, June 7. Here is an encore presentation of an all-time favorite episode — Tig's conversation with music icon Cyndi Lauper, the voice behind timeless songs like “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and ​​“Time After Time.” Tig and Cyndi give advice to a lonely mom whose teenage daughter just wants to have fun hanging out at her wealthy boyfriend's house, and a daughter who finally confesses that she lost her mother’s diamond ring years ago, but has never told anyone. This episode is sponsored by Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
5/10/202333 minutes, 52 seconds
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Allison Janney

Hooray! This is Don’t Ask Tig’s milestone 100th episode, and Tig’s guest is her very good friend, Oscar-winning actor Allison Janney, star of “I, Tonya,” “Mom,” “The West Wing” and so much more. Allison and Tig can’t help laughing over the viral story of how Allison broke Tig’s ribs on a party bus, and Allison shares how she was injured in a celebrity dodgeball game involving Harry Styles and Michelle Obama. Tig and Allison give advice to a listener whose dog controls her, a mom whose tone deaf daughter wants to be a singer and a fan who hates being called a flirt when he’s just trying to make friends. And remember that Don’t Ask Tig is on break in May, but will be back with all-new episodes on June 7. Mark your calendars! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Greenlight (go to greenlight.com/inclined to get $10 when you join with promo code INCLINED), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
4/26/202339 minutes, 10 seconds
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Stephanie Allynne

Get your tickets now for Don’t Ask Tig Live with Marc Maron streaming on April 24th. Go to http://dontasktig.org/live now for details about this one-time event. This Don’t Ask Tig episode is a first — the first time a guest returns and it’s none other than actor, comedian, Stephanie Allynne — Tig’s wife! Stephanie and Tig share hilarious moments from their visits to Tig’s hometown in Mississippi — all centered around a cemetery. The couple gives advice to a listener who wonders if a person can have too many cats, help a woman pick out a hairstyle to change her life and give a fan some zinger retorts to people who mistake her partner for a man.   This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rakuten (go to rakuten.com to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
4/19/202343 minutes, 45 seconds
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Amber Tamblyn

Get your tickets now for Don’t Ask Tig Live with Marc Maron streaming on April 24th. Go to http://dontasktig.org/live now for details about this one-time event. Actor, director, and writer Amber Tamblyn is Tig’s guest this week. You know her from her role as Tibby in “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” and Joan in “Joan of Arcadia.”  Amber explains how Bravo’s Real Housewives empowers women and why writing poetry helps teens. Tig and Amber counsel a listener who thinks God’s voice sounds like Tig’s and help a woman tell the difference between following her gut and becoming a “Karen.”  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
4/12/202342 minutes, 42 seconds
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Maz Jobrani

Many know and love comedian/actor Maz Jobrani as a regular panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” and from his role in CBS’s “Superior Donuts,” as well as numerous streaming stand-ups. Maz and Tig talk about his uncensored comedy tour to the Middle East, and they discuss whether Hollywood has improved its act when it comes to portraying stereotypes. Maz and Tig advise a listener on how best to surprise her husband with the news they’re pregnant, a teacher whose student accidentally damaged a 6-thousand dollar painting during a field trip and a 21-year-old jealous of a classmate’s achievements. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
4/5/202344 minutes, 51 seconds
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Billy Crudup

This week, Tig welcomes Billy Crudup, her co-star from the new season of “The Morning Show” on Apple TV. The award-winning actor is also known for starring in the movies “Mission: Impossible III,” “Spotlight,” and “Almost Famous” with an unforgettable portrayal of the fictional rock star and self-proclaimed “golden god“ Russell Hammond. Billy and Tig find surprising connections between their fathers and their Southern ties. They offer acting tips to a student preparing for a school play and help settle a listener’s conflict with roommates that involves porta potties, pizza and vegans. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/29/202341 minutes, 49 seconds
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Michaela Watkins

Actor and comedian Michaela Watkins stars in the upcoming Hulu series “Tiny Beautiful Things.” She’s the lead actor in the Golden Globe-nominated Hulu dramedy “Casual,” and co-starred with Tig in the indie film “In A World.” Michaela and Tig share a laugh over antics from their early careers, including Tig’s 90-point turns while parallel parking. Together they advise a wannabe matchmaker trying to set up two friends, give advice on toe hygiene and discuss being in superhero movies. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/22/202341 minutes, 20 seconds
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Anthony Rapp

Tig’s guest is her co-star on “Star Trek: Discovery”: actor and singer Anthony Rapp. Anthony is known for his performance in the classic comedy “Dazed & Confused” and originating the role of Mark Cohen in the award-winning rock opera, “Rent.” Tig and Anthony swap stories about preparing to become parents and offer fun suggestions to a mom trying to come up with ideas for her kid’s birthday party goody bags. They also advise a listener about how to use comedy to come out of the closet and help a fan embrace her inner “crazy cat lady.” This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/15/202333 minutes, 52 seconds
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Rebecca Corry

Rebecca Corry is a comedian and actor who’s been on shows like “Will & Grace,” “Two Broke Girls,” and films like “Big Fat Liar” alongside Paul Giamatti. Rebecca tells Tig why she is devoted to pit bulls and her TikTok habits. The longtime friends help a family inject sportsmanship into their cutthroat game night competitions and discuss why a llama quilt might be an issue in a woman’s new relationship. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/8/202341 minutes, 41 seconds
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Kaitlin Olson

Actor and comedian Kaitlin Olson, who has starred as “Sweet Dee” on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” for 15 seasons and counting, joins Tig to discuss the key to a long happy marriage. Also, hear why Kaitlin and Tig suggest a listener and her partner wear matching sailor suits, why a mom should let her pre-teen son get his ears pierced and what to do about a husband who forgets to turn off the stove. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Lexus (go to lexus.com/electrified to learn about the entire line of Lexus electrified vehicles), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now), and Psych Hub (listen to their new podcast, Coming Back Better, wherever you get your podcasts). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/1/202339 minutes, 28 seconds
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Jason Sklar and Randy Sklar (The Sklar Brothers)

Tig’s guests are comedians and identical twins, the Sklar Brothers, who host the podcasts ‘View from the Cheap Seats,’ and ‘Dumb People Town.’ Jason and Randy Sklar are the perfect guests to answer a listener's question about how to help her young twins grow up to be individual and independent. Along with Tig, they advise a wife whose husband hates her cooking -- but likes his own, and help a listener wracked with guilt because she secretly naps with her dog on the bed when her husband is out. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Lexus (go to lexus.com/electrified to learn about the entire line of Lexus electrified vehicles), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now), and Psych Hub (listen to their new podcast, Coming Back Better, wherever you get your podcasts). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/22/202338 minutes, 31 seconds
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Lake Bell

Lake Bell, director, producer and actress who stars in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and Disney Plus’ “What If…?”  is also someone Tig regularly asks for personal advice. Together they help a listener who sees too much of her neighbors’ sex lives because they don’t have window shades. Lake explains her studies about what a person’s voice reveals about their personality, and she and Tig advise a woman on how to get a man she likes at work to ask her out. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Lexus (go to lexus.com/electrified to learn about the entire line of Lexus electrified vehicles), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now), and Psych Hub (listen to their new podcast, Coming Back Better, wherever you get your podcasts). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/15/202343 minutes, 37 seconds
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Wilson Cruz

Actor Wilson Cruz, best known for his groundbreaking role on the 90’s TV series “My So-Called Life,” currently stars in “Star Trek: Discovery” alongside Tig. The co-stars share some favorite memories of off-set fun with fellow cast members, and Wilson talks about his approach to auditions that helps him stand out.  Then, Tig and Wilson help a listener decide whether to revive or jettison an old friendship and advise a bisexual man about when to come out.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Lexus (go to lexus.com/electrified to learn about the entire line of Lexus electrified vehicles), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now), and Psych Hub (listen to their new podcast, Coming Back Better, wherever you get your podcasts). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/8/202334 minutes, 15 seconds
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Chelsea Peretti

Tig’s guest, Chelsea Peretti, is an actor, comedian, writer and star of the hit TV show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” Chelsea and Tig talk about the ups and downs of standup comedy. They help a listener with a secret coffee addiction and give hilarious advice to a woman complaining about all her friends having babies. Then, hear why Chelsea thinks Tig should wear bells and tap shoes around the house and about Tig’s own guilty food pleasure. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Lexus (go to lexus.com/electrified to learn about the entire line of Lexus electrified vehicles), Indeed (go to indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now), and Psych Hub (listen to their new podcast, Coming Back Better, wherever you get your podcasts). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/1/202332 minutes, 52 seconds
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[encore] Sean Hayes

To kick off the new year, Don't Ask Tig is revisiting favorite episodes from seasons past. Here is an encore presentation of Tig's conversation with actor Sean Hayes — best known for his role as Jack in Will and Grace. Tig and Sean don't see eye to eye on whether a big wedding worth it, or if you should you get a college degree. Plus: Tig needs your help with a problem of her own. Tig returns with all new episodes on February 1. This episode is sponsored by Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today) and Lexus (go to lexus.com/electrified to learn more about the entire line of electrified Lexus vehicles). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
1/25/202339 minutes, 31 seconds
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[encore] Sarah Paulson

To kick off the new year, Don't Ask Tig is revisiting favorite episodes from seasons past. Here is an encore presentation of Tig's conversation with actor Sarah Paulson, who starred in the FX series American Horror Story, Netflix’s Ratched, and films like Ocean’s Eight and 12 Years a Slave. Tig and Sarah give advice on what to do if a friend gives you terrible tasting cookies and when you should correct someone's grammar in public. Together they auction off a fittingly judicial prize. Tig returns with all new episodes on February 1. This episode is sponsored by Rocket Money (go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), FightCamp (go to FightCamp.com/tig to sign up and receive your free gifts with purchase), Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q (go to sho.com/the-l-word-generation-q to check out the new season), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Lexus (go to lexus.com/electrified to learn more about the entire line of electrified Lexus vehicles). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. This episode originally aired January 27, 2021.
1/11/202343 minutes, 7 seconds
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Abby Wambach

US soccer legend Abby Wambach and Tig realize how much they have in common, including zombies and the Indigo Girls. Abby talks about growing up as the trouble-maker in her Catholic family and how she’s learned to be a great step-parent. Tig and Abby also advise a listener on how to negotiate for a raise and help a mom who wishes her daughter would take up soccer instead of mixing with mean girls on the gymnastics team.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/tig to sign up for a free trial and start selling online today), FightCamp (go to FightCamp.com/tig to sign up and receive your free gifts with purchase), and Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q (go to sho.com/the-l-word-generation-q to check out the new season). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/21/202251 minutes, 16 seconds
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Paul Scheer

This week’s guest, Paul Scheer, is an actor and comedian, known for his roles in Showtime’s ‘Black Monday,’ HBO's 'Veep,' and FX's ‘The League.’ He also hosts the popular movie discussion podcast “Unspooled.” Paul shares with Tig the hilarious reason why she was one of his favorite guests on his other movie podcast, “How Did This Get Made?”, and they trade stories about how to navigate working professionally with a spouse. Together they give suggestions about letting children sleep in their parents’ bed, advise a woman who wants to cut her ex off from her Netflix account and discuss if and when to attend the wedding of a partner who dumped you. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/tig to sign up for a free trial and start selling online today), FightCamp (go to FightCamp.com/tig to sign up and receive your free gifts with purchase), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for free), and Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q (go to sho.com/the-l-word-generation-q to check out the new season). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/14/202242 minutes, 11 seconds
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James Adomian

You’ve heard the voice of actor/comedian James Adomian on many, many animated shows like Bob’s Burgers and BoJack Horseman. He’s known for his hilarious impersonations of Bernie Sanders, George W. Bush, and as a frequent performer on Jimmy Kimmel Live. James shows off a few favorite impersonations and speculates about Batman’s personal dilemma and politics. He and Tig help a listener who’s been asked to write an endorsement for a friend’s book he hates and give a therapist fashion tips for office attire. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/tig to sign up for a free trial and start selling online today), FightCamp (go to FightCamp.com/tig to sign up and receive your free gifts with purchase), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for free), and Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q (go to sho.com/the-l-word-generation-q to check out the new season). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/7/202238 minutes, 39 seconds
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Roy Wood Jr.

Comedian, actor, and late night comedy correspondent Roy Wood Jr. talks to Tig about who might take over as host of The Daily Show, and discusses why late night talk shows need to evolve. Tig and Roy combine their personal knowledge to advise a tourist about the best places to visit in the American South, but they disagree about the question of whether a bride or the groom’s mother gets the last word about a wedding dance. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now; terms and conditions apply; cost per application pricing not available to everyone), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/tig to sign up for a free trial and start selling online today), FightCamp (go to FightCamp.com/tig to sign up and receive your free gifts with purchase), and Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q (go to sho.com/the-l-word-generation-q to check out the new season). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/30/202239 minutes, 11 seconds
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Kate Micucci

For this Thanksgiving-themed episode, Kate Micucci — actor, musician, comedian and co-founder of the folk duo Garfunkel and Oates — shares the holiday tradition that always brings her to tears. She and Tig reminisce about a hilarious yet embarrassing incident that happened in Kate’s parents’ living room. Then, Tig and Kate help a listener wondering how they’ll know when they meet the love of their life, and offer tips to a listener in Sweden trying to make a vegan Thanksgiving dinner. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now; terms and conditions apply; cost per application pricing not available to everyone), and Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q (go to sho.com/the-l-word-generation-q to check out the new season). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/23/202243 minutes, 20 seconds
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Naomi Ekperigin

Actress/comedian Naomi Ekperigin tells Tig about lessons she learned as a writer on the much-loved TV show “Broad City” and while hosting the popular podcast “Couples Therapy.” Then Tig and Naomi counsel a listener who says a cat bullies her boyfriend, and offer some suggestions for an engaged couple on how to celebrate their wedding without spending a ton of money. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now; terms and conditions apply; cost per application pricing not available to everyone), Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q (go to sho.com/the-l-word-generation-q to check out the new season), and Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/16/202239 minutes, 43 seconds
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Randy Jackson

Grammy winner, record label exec, and former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson is this week’s guest on Don’t Ask Tig. Randy and Tig share what they both love about having southern roots and Randy tells a surprising story about an early connection between Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston. Then, Randy and Tig answer questions from a listener whose son wants to become a famous pop punk drummer, and whether it’s a good idea for former lovers to stay in a band together. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now; terms and conditions apply; cost per application pricing not available to everyone), and Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/9/202230 minutes, 15 seconds
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Sheng Wang

Tig and Sheng Wang, comedian and writer on ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” trade stories about their childhoods in Houston, post-apocalyptic hairstyles, and pickleball moves. Then Tig and Sheng advise a runner whose partner would rather go to a comedy show than watch her run her first marathon, and they counsel a single woman who has the unbelievable “problem” of finding too many good matches on a dating app. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free trial), Rocket Money (go to Rocket Money.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now; terms and conditions apply), and WealthFront (go to WealthFront.com/TIG to get your first $5,000 managed for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/2/202243 minutes, 29 seconds
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Mae Martin

Actor, comedian, and writer Mae Martin, who co-wrote and stars in the award-winning Netflix dramedy series ‘Feel Good,’ talks about getting into comedy at the age of 13 and what they wish they knew back then. Tig and Mae give guidance to a Texan who can’t decide if she wants to live in the UK or America, help a recently promoted manager with an office dress-code dilemma and come up with great gift ideas for a guy in his 30s.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free trial), Rocket Money (go to Rocket Money.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now; terms and conditions apply), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for free), and WealthFront (go to WealthFront.com/TIG to get your first $5,000 managed for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
10/26/202236 minutes, 7 seconds
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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Award-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph and Tig reminisce about working together on the TV series ‘One Mississippi;’ then Sheryl talks about her amazing Emmy acceptance speech that electrified the ceremony and went viral across social media, and about what inspired her drive to succeed. Sheryl and Tig have some stern advice for a teacher who has a crush on a senior colleague and prescribe pickleball and treading water to a man with a troubling problem. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/tig for a free trial), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG to start hiring now; terms and conditions apply; cost per application pricing not available to everyone), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for free), and WealthFront (go to WealthFront.com/TIG to get your first $5,000 managed for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
10/19/202241 minutes, 56 seconds
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Kristen Bell

Tig is back! She kicks off season 3 with one of her BFFs, actress Kristen Bell, acclaimed for so many roles on TV (The Good Place, Veronica Mars and more) and in movies (Anna in Frozen, Forgetting Sarah Marshall). Kristen talks about road-tripping with her famous actor/podcast host husband, Dax Shepard, and their kids. Tig and Kristen also offer some hilarious advice about neighborhood party invitations, dealing with jealous wives and how to get a colleague to stop playing the song “Let It Go.” This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free trial), Rocket Money (Go to RocketMoney.com/tig and start canceling unwanted subscriptions today), and WealthFront (go to WealthFront.com/TIG to get your first $5,000 managed for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
10/12/202244 minutes, 43 seconds
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Season 3 Trailer

Every week, comedian Tig Notaro and a rotating cast of guests field audience questions on love, loss, and life’s other indignities. Season 3 coming October 12th. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig here. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
10/5/20221 minute, 12 seconds
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Karen Kilgariff

Karen Kilgariff, comedian and co-host of the wildly popular podcast My Favorite Murder, talks to her pal Tig about what she thinks fuels true crime obsession, and they trade stories on lessons their mothers taught them that they fully believe continue to save their lives to this day. Tig and Karen also advise a listener at the end of their rope because their partner ignores any recommendations they share about books and entertainment, and together they brainstorm snappy comebacks for a pioneer reality tv star whose onscreen past keeps coming back to haunt them. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), Macys (go to Macys.com/purpose to celebrate Pride month), Truebill (go to Truebill.com/TIG and start canceling today), and eHarmony (go to eHarmony.com to start free today). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
6/15/202243 minutes, 6 seconds
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Lauren Lapkus

Tig’s guest is comedian and Emmy-nominated actor Lauren Lapkus, star of the Netflix movie The Wrong Missy, and known for her role as corrections officer Susan Fischer on Orange is the New Black. Lauren and Tig give suggestions to a listener wondering what to wear on a blind date, advise a woman whose long-time boyfriend never says “I love you” and help a mom upset because her six-year-old calls her by her first name instead of “mommy.” This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job posting, offer good for a limited time), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), Macys (go to Macys.com/purpose to celebrate Pride month), Truebill (go to Truebill.com/TIG and start canceling today), and Netflix’s The Hall: Honoring the Greats of Stand Up | Accompanying Podcast. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
6/8/202241 minutes, 49 seconds
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Rufus Wainwright

Afraid it’s too late to pursue a career in music? Have a rude relative who is also cold toward your four-year-old kid? Songwriter, composer and Grammy-nominated singer Rufus Wainwright helps Tig weigh in on these problems as well as the debate over whether it’s socially acceptable to pee in the shower. Plus, Rufus gets candid on what he thinks the biggest problem is with today’s pop stars, balancing indulgence with better judgment, and the best advice he’s ever heard in the lyrics of a song.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features),  Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for FREE), Macys (go to Macys.com/purpose to celebrate Pride month), Truebill (go to Truebill.com/TIG and start canceling today), Wealthfront (go to Wealthfront.com/TIG to start building your wealth and get your first $5,000 managed for FREE, for life), and Netflix’s The Hall: Honoring the Greats of Stand Up | Accompanying Podcast.  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
6/1/202232 minutes, 51 seconds
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Michael McKean

Actor Michael McKean, beloved for his roles as Chuck McGill in “Better Call Saul” and David St. Hubbins in the classic rock-umentary “This Is Spinal Tap”, tells Tig all about some surprising backstage memories he has of playing Lenny of the Lenny and Squiggy duo in the classic 1970’s sitcom “Laverne & Shirley”. Michael also helps Tig advise a mom who is judgmental about her toddler’s “dud” friends, and counsels a listener whose buddy can’t stop yawning when they talk on the phone. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job posting, offer good for a limited time), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the Zocdoc app for free), and Netflix’s The Hall: Honoring the Greats of Stand Up | Accompanying Podcast. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
5/25/202242 minutes, 15 seconds
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Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao, who won the 2021 Best Director Oscar for “Nomadland,” talks to Tig about what that means for her personally and professionally. She and Tig discover a surprising secret weapon they share to stay sane and successful. They also advise a listener on whether to try writing a novel or a screenplay, and give some perspective to a mother bothered by snide comments that her kid obviously behaves like an only child. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), and Netflix’s The Hall: Honoring the Greats of Stand Up | Accompanying Podcast.  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
5/18/202246 minutes, 1 second
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Alex Kurtzman

Suffering from hand sanitizer dry hands? Need inspiration to finally confess those romantic feelings you’ve kept hidden from a long-distance flame? Who better to ask than master of the Star Trek universe — filmmaker Alex Kurtzman. He joins Tig and together they have some expert tips on how to be an effective manager. Alex also talks about how he knew Tig would be a perfect Starship captain, divulges the secret to being a brilliant director and reveals who one of his personal heroes is. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), and Wealthfront (go to Wealthfront.com/TIG to get your first $5,000 managed for FREE, for life). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
5/11/202239 minutes, 35 seconds
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Paul Rudd

Tig talks with one of America's favorite leading men, Paul Rudd, star of the Ant-Man movies, the TV series The Shrink Next Door, and so much more. Paul discusses fascinating facts about real ants, and talks about owning a candy store in a small town. Paul and Tig discuss why he was named sexiest man alive and how he stacks up against CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta for the title. Together, Tig and Paul advise a listener on how to find friends in a new city, help another decide whether to fly across the country for a birthday bash, and they find a new name for a librarian whose boss wants her to change her name at work. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), and Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
5/4/202243 minutes, 28 seconds
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Ben Schwartz

Tig catches up with comedian and veteran improv performer Ben Schwartz, who talks about his process for voicing the superpowered hedgehog in the “Sonic the Hedgehog” movies, what it was like growing up as the son of a social worker and teacher, and the kinds of letters he still writes on his prized collection of vintage typewriters. Ben and Tig advise a listener concerned that his neighbor is overfeeding his cat, and a Finnish immigrant worried that he doesn't know how to "socialize like an American." This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG for a free 14-day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), and Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
4/27/202244 minutes, 38 seconds
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Phoebe Bridgers

Indie pop rock sensation and Grammy nominee Phoebe Bridgers talks about life as the child of a standup comedian, the origins of her ghoul-inspired style and the worst advice she recently gave a friend. Then Phoebe and Tig help a listener who feels guilty about a past romantic affair and counsel a father who doesn’t like to punish his young daughter who can’t seem to stop misbehaving. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy),  Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free), and Wealthfront (go to Wealthfront.com/TIG to get $5,000 managed for free when opening an investment account).  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
4/20/202241 minutes, 33 seconds
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Conan O'Brien

Tig's old pal, the one and only Conan O'Brien, discusses the people he turns to for advice and why the storied prankster himself doesn't actually like pranks. The legendary late-night host helps Tig counsel a grandmother magician on how to handle six-year-old hecklers, criticizes an overzealous office whistleblower and reflects on advice he's given to college graduates in commencement speeches he delivered over the past two decades.    This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy),  Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), Headspace (go to headspace.com/TIG for one month of free access to their entire mindfulness library), Ethos (go to Ethoslife.com – to get your free personalized quote today) and Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer).  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/23/202241 minutes, 4 seconds
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Ian Harvie

You’ve seen actor Ian Harvie as Dale on Transparent, and as Bud on Will and Grace. In this episode, Ian and Tig talk about doing stand up while sober. Then, Ian helps Tig brainstorm ideas for chores a five-year-old can do to make spending money and advise a listener on how to be proud of their body. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG  for a free 14 day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), Novo ( go to Novo.co/TIG – to sign up for a free business checking account and access to over $5,000 in perks and discounts),  Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer), Ethos (go to Ethoslife.com – to get your free personalized quote today) and Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/16/202241 minutes, 53 seconds
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Kathleen Madigan

Hilarious standup comedian Kathleen Madigan talks about her very short basketball "career" and why she left LA for Nashville. Then, she and Tig advise a remorseful heckler about apologizing to a comedian and help a listener start off on the right foot at a new job, plus they discuss the best way to "break up" with an old friend. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), and Headspace (go to headspace.com/TIG) - for one month free access to their entire mindfulness library Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/9/202235 minutes, 19 seconds
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Deepak Chopra

Bestselling author and personal transformation pioneer Deepak Chopra reveals his pick for the greatest jokester of all time. He and Tig give advice about karma, home remodeling and the best ways to goof around, plus they discuss Oprah and glitter bombs. It all becomes clear in this episode of Don’t Ask Tig. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Netsuite (go to Netsuite.com/TIG for a one-of-a-kind financing offer). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/2/202233 minutes, 28 seconds
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Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe, the trailblazing producer, actor, and Emmy-winning screenwriter of Netflix’s “Master of None” and creator of BET's "Twenties," trades stories with Tig about their early days as assistants in Hollywood, and how to be a great mentor. Tig and Lena offer advice to a retiree struggling with boredom, a long-distance girlfriend who wants to spice up her Zoom dates, and a woman about to become a grandmother who wants to be called something more hip than ‘grandma.’ This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit), and Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/23/202241 minutes, 50 seconds
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Deon Cole

Actor and comedian Deon Cole, a regular on Black-ish and Grown-ish, stops by Don't Ask Tig to talk privacy, positivity and how to be uniquely yourself.  He and Tig give advice to a mom who can't get her smelly teenager to shower, and they can't stop laughing about Dear Abby's suggestions to a newlywed husband who's bothered that his wife sleeps, eats and even cooks in the nude!   This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Shopify (go to Shopify.com/TIG  for a free 14 day trial and full access to Shopify’s suite of features), and Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG to download the app for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/16/202241 minutes, 18 seconds
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Patti Harrison

Feeling pressure to engage more on social media and want guidance on how often to post? Wondering what questions to ask if you're thinking about having a baby via surrogate? Well, Tig's twins came into the world via surrogate, and "Shrill" actor/comedian Patti Harrison played a surrogate in the indie movie sensation "Together Together." They share their experiences with these topics and a few others, then round up some motivating and a few absurd quotes to inspire a listener to level up their workout.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit).  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/9/202239 minutes, 26 seconds
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Lucy Lawless

Kiwi actor and singer Lucy Lawless stars in Acorn TV's My Life Is Murder and is beloved as Xena: Warrior Princess from the 90's TV series and more. She and Tig reminisce about their history that goes way back and their shared experience as lesbian icons. They give advice to a mom annoyed by her daughter's cell phone addiction and counsel a woman on how to fend off a family of huggers. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), and EthosLife.com.  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
2/2/202234 minutes, 51 seconds
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Fortune Feimster

Comedian, writer, and actor Fortune Feimster — now starring in the hit TV series Kenan — joins Tig to swap hilarious stories about debutante balls and newlywed life. They also weigh in on creative compliments for ugly dogs and the pros and cons of steady romance versus intense first love. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Headspace (go to headspace.com/TIG) - for one month free access to their entire mindfulness library), and Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG  for a $75 sponsored job credit). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
1/26/202244 minutes, 37 seconds
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Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr, one of the UK's best loved comedians and game show hosts, is so good at giving advice, he's written a self-help book. He shares with Tig his “cheat” on what all self-help books have in common.  Jimmy and Tig compare notes on why they may actually appreciate heckling during a standup - and offer advice about a woman worried she's getting marriage proposals only because she's rich. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Zocdoc (go to Zocdoc.com/TIG  to download the app and sign up for free). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
1/19/202242 minutes, 2 seconds
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Sasheer Zamata

Craving a best friend, but unsure how to make that connection as an adult? Actor and former SNL cast member Sasheer Zamata tells Tig how she found her later-in-life bestie — none other than fellow comedian Nicole Byer — now her co-host on the podcast Best Friends. Sasheer and Tig give advice on how to keep kids from binging on granola bars first thing in the morning and brainstorm about how humor can rescue someone from a sticky situation. Sasheer, who stars in the Hulu series Woke, gives her take on the word "woke" and dishes about her first crush — hint: he's out of this world! This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
1/12/202239 minutes, 19 seconds
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Rosie O'Donnell

From her award winning The Rosie O'Donnell show to being a moderator on The View to her role in the upcoming reboot of American Gigolo, there's nothing Rosie has not done in movies or TV.  This week the actor, comedian, host, and producer tells Tig why she prefers working on Broadway over Hollywood, and how she learned to conduct a great interview from Johnny Carson. Then she and Tig give advice to a budding entrepreneur who wants to save the world and a friend of a dog owner who insists on bringing her pooch everywhere.  This episode is sponsored by Shopify (Go to Shopify.com/tig for a free fourteen-day trial and full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features), Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy), Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG  for a $75 sponsored job credit), and Wealthfront (go to Wealthfront.com/TIG to have your first $5,000 managed for free).  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
1/5/202232 minutes, 54 seconds
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Rainn Wilson

This week Tig is joined by actor, comedian, and podcast host Rainn Wilson, best known for playing the iconic and quirky Dwight in The Office for nearly a decade. Rainn talks about how he applies one of Dwight's most quotable pieces of advice in real life. Rainn also discusses the greatest lesson he learned from his own father. Together he and Tig encourage a self-professed oddball to let her freak flag fly, and advise an engaged couple on how to dis-invite guests to their wedding that has been postponed by COVID so long they're barely friends anymore.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy),  and Sakara (go to sakara.com/dontask for 20% off your first order) and Truebill (Truebill.com/tig).  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/15/202138 minutes, 20 seconds
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Gary Gulman

Standup comedian Gary Gulman has been in the comedy biz for over 20 years. He’s a regular on the late night circuit and has his own HBO special called “The Great Depresh.” In this episode of Don't Ask Tig, Tig and Gary break down some myths surrounding the relationship between comedians and depression. Gary offers a strategy for battling procrastination that he derives from a Jewish tradition, and shares what his college therapist taught him about understanding the opposite sex. He and Tig help a college athlete struggling to maintain good grades and they advise a concerned mom whose young child is bullied by her friend’s daughter. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/8/202140 minutes, 15 seconds
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Aparna Nancherla

The delightful and hilarious actor Aparna Nancherla reunites with her good friend Tig on Zoom. Who can forget Aparna from shows like Netflix's BoJack Horseman, Comedy Central's Corporate, and Fox's The Great North? In this episode, Tig and Aparna talk about how the pandemic has us all dropping longtime friends, but maybe not forever. Aparna asks for Tig's advice on the daunting task of writing her first book. Together they give guidance to a  woman who wants to give her partner the best Christmas ever before he deploys for military service and try to help a son whose senior-citizen mom keeps falling for online dating scammers.   This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month) and Sakara (go to sakara.com/dontask  for 20% off your first order). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
12/1/202141 minutes, 58 seconds
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Nick Kroll

This episode is excerpted from a live-over-Zoom Don't Ask Tig show with comedian, actor, producer, and Tig’s longtime pal Nick Kroll. You know Nick from the Emmy-Nominated animated series “Big Mouth,” and as the voice of Uncle Fester in “The Addams Family 2.” Nick and Tig take a stroll down memory lane to reminisce about their careers before they hit it big. They also give advice to a mother whose 9-year-old keeps cursing in public and to a woman who is continually upstaged by a friend's dog on her birthday. Speaking of pups, Tig and Nick also solve the mystery of a runaway Chihuahua destined to be a Broadway star.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month), Postmates (new customers can use code “DONTASK” to receive 50% off their first 5 orders of $50 or more. Max savings of $100 per order), and Tor Books' A Bathroom Book for People Not Pooping or Peeing But Using the Bathroom As An Escape, available now wherever books are sold. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/17/202134 minutes, 38 seconds
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Mayim Bialik

Actress Mayim Bialik, known for starring in "The Big Bang Theory," "Blossom" and more, talks to Tig about why she thinks she'd be a good host for Jeopardy and why that's created such controversy.  She and Tig help a single, 30-something decide if they should have children and how that could change their life.  And they give advice on how to know if you're a 'people pleaser' and what to do about that. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month) and Indeed (go to Indeed.com/TIG for a $75 sponsored job credit). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/10/202139 minutes, 48 seconds
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Taylor Dayne

Who better to be Tig's guest on her 50th episode than actress Taylor Dayne — one of her favorite singers — with the real story behind how their fun and serendipitous friendship got started. Taylor also reveals her reaction to being the subject of one of Tig's popular standup stories. Together they share parenting advice, offer guidance on how to not get nervous if you're invited to sing at a best friend's wedding. And together they help a caller decide if she should contact the biological father she never knew, but has discovered on an ancestry website. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month of online therapy) and Sakara (go to Sakara.com/dontask for 20% off your first order). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
11/3/202133 minutes, 36 seconds
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Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger

Tig talks with comedian and voice actor Patton Oswalt and his wife, actor and voice-over artist Meredith Salenger, about how they manage to keep the spark in their marriage while working together professionally. Meredith reveals how Patton's young daughter held the key to whether their courtship would be a success and they all give advice on what to do about endless family text strings with updates on people you don't even know.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
10/27/202144 minutes, 52 seconds
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Jon Lovett

How can you tell if your schoolboy crush likes you too?  Should you name a child after a moose?  Those are just a couple of the pressing questions Tig discusses with comedian, host of Pod Save America, and former presidential speechwriter Jon Lovett.  Lovett also talks about the most embarrassing line he wrote for President Obama, and how he and his partner Ronan Farrow balance their busy bi-coastal lives and careers. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month) and Sakara (go to Sakara.com/dontask for 20% off your first order). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
10/20/202135 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ron Funches

Need some insider tourist tips about where to visit on a trip to L.A.?  Tig and actor/comedian Ron Funches have some off the beaten path ideas you won't find in any guidebooks.  Ron, the voice behind Cooper on the animated hit Trolls and on Bob’s Burgers and Adventure Time, also talks about his online dating experiences, why Lucille Ball is his inspiration and he and Tig offer advice to a jokester whose friends are offended by his humor. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (go to Betterhelp.com/TIG for 10% off the first month) and Indeed (go to Indeed.com/tig for a $75 sponsored job credit).  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
10/13/202142 minutes, 49 seconds
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Seth Rogen

Comedian, actor, producer Seth Rogen is not going to sugarcoat things for you, so when he and Tig meet for the first time over Zoom, he delivers his unfiltered two cents on issues like what to say if your mother asks you for sex advice and what to do about old material that just isn't funny anymore. They also talk about their favorite comedic role models and ideas for how to tell that someone special you've been "around the block" with other guys before.  OUR SPONSORS: Betterhelp - betterhelp.com/tig  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
10/6/202135 minutes, 43 seconds
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Phoebe Robinson

How do you get your man to say he loves you?  Tig and comedian Phoebe Robinson team up to answer that question and find themselves at odds with an old-time advice columnist who thinks women should not go looking for love.  Phoebe, who is also the host of her own Comedy Central series “Doing the Most with Phoebe Robinson” and of the podcast turned HBO special “Two Dope Queens” and Tig share a laugh over forgetting what they're talking about right in the middle of their conversation.  And they have some fun advice for a listener with a cranky grandma and another one with a parrot interfering in his owner's love life.OUR SPONSORS: Betterhelp - betterhelp.com/tig  Sakara - sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20 Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
9/29/202143 minutes, 53 seconds
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Sanjay Gupta

This is your chance to hear advice on careers, love and COVID from one of America's best-known doctors, Sanjay Gupta!  Dr. Gupta is not only an Emmy-award winning CNN medical correspondent, he's also a neurosurgeon and was once listed on People Magazine's sexiest people alive.  So, it's safe to say,  he's overqualified to join Tig as they offer guidance to a high school student on how to break it to her mother that she wants to be a TV journalist instead of a doctor. They also help a listener decide whether to stay in their marriage or pursue a crush. And he and Tig discuss the pros and cons about being considered a sex symbol. OUR SPONSORS: Betterhelp - betterhelp.com/tig  Wealthfront - wealthfront.com/tig Nutrafol - nutrafol.com and use code “TIG” Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
9/22/202136 minutes, 10 seconds
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Samantha Bee

No one speaks their mind quite like comedian, TV host Samantha Bee, and this time she's upfront and personal with Tig. Together they advise a listener on how to snap out of a crush on their therapist and tackle the tough issue of figuring out if someone actually likes you or is just being polite. Then Tig and Samantha bond over how and when they each had that "birds and bees talk" with their own kids and also how they personally cope with grieving a lost loved one.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/tig) and Indeed (indeed.com/tig).  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact
9/15/202145 minutes, 49 seconds
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Margaret Cho

Back in the dating scene and contemplating whether it would help to delete all traces of all exes from your social media? Feeling guilty about leaving your dog home alone now that there are safer ways to gather outside socially? Comedian and actress Margaret Cho steps in to advise Tig’s listeners with pearls from her personal history. Tig and Margaret bond over their love for country music and offer up some frank talk about how best to remove yourself from a draining relationship.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/tig), Brooklinen (brooklinen.com and use promo code: Tig) and Ned (ned.com/tig).
8/18/202134 minutes, 9 seconds
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Janet Varney

Need some new ideas for how to fend off creepy guys at work?  Should you reveal how you tricked a former teacher now that you're going to be his colleague?  Actor and co-founder of SF Sketchfest Janet Varney joins Tig to give advice on those questions, and even tackle the tricky issue of how much to tip waiters in a foreign country... which brings up one of Tig's most embarrassing and funny memories. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/tig), Indeed (indeed.com/tig), and Wealthfront (wealthfront.com/tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
8/11/202142 minutes, 43 seconds
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LeVar Burton

Don’t know how to deal with romantic feelings for a coworker that’s already in a relationship? Still, feeling guilty from that illegal left turn you made decades ago that potentially caused a multi-vehicle pileup? Well, actor and television host LeVar Burton drops by Don’t Ask Tig to help you out. LeVar, who played Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” gives Tig some well-needed advice, commander to commander, about the joys and overwhelm that comes with being a part of the iconic franchise.  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Ned (ned.com/tig), and Brooklinen (brooklinen.com and use promo code: Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
8/4/202133 minutes, 46 seconds
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Martha Beck

Find yourself confused about the difference between a life coach and a therapist? Well, highly sought-after life coach and New York Times bestselling author Martha Beck pays Tig a visit to explain. Together, the two help a recently single woman work through the anger of getting dumped out of the blue. Martha and Tig also advise a Quaker minister on what to do now that his congregation -- which is filled with people who hate each other -- is returning to in-person service.   This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Ned (ned.com/tig), and Wealthfront (wealthfront.com/tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
7/28/202137 minutes, 27 seconds
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Mike Birbiglia

Need to perform a DIY exorcism to rid an inheritance of bad energy? Did someone from your past write an unflattering song about you in their first EP? Tig and comedian/actor Mike Birbiglia have some answers to navigate these situations and more. Mike also explains why “maybe quit” is a part of his advice to creatives aspiring to make it in Hollywood. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (www.betterhelp.com/Tig),  the “Happier with Gretchen Rubin” podcast (listen wherever you get podcasts), and Bambee (www.bambee.com/tig). Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at www.dontasktig.org/contact.
7/21/202136 minutes, 23 seconds
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Esther Perel

How do you choose between staying with your boyfriend or pursuing his best friend who is so hot you’re dreaming about him at night?  Is there a way to get those sexual sparks back if your partner’s body changes to the point where you no longer feel attracted to them? Who better to ask than relationship expert Esther Perel who joins Tig in person to talk sex, love and intimacy? The world-renowned therapist also discusses new emotional patterns she sees as Americans emerge from pandemic lockdowns and how we can use play, like her new game "Where Should We Begin - A Game of Stories," to ease back into life. Learn more at Estherperel.com/thegame This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Brooklinen (brooklinen.com and use promo code: Tig), and Indeed (indeed.com/tig).  Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
7/14/202146 minutes, 23 seconds
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Cyndi Lauper

What should you do if your daughter just wants to have fun-- hanging out at her wealthy boyfriend's house instead of yours?  Music icon Cyndi Lauper and Tig answer that,  plus give advice to a woman who lost her mother's diamond decades ago and wonders if she should confess now. Cyndi also admits she sometimes pretends she's someone else when spotted by a fan in public, and Tig tries to help Cyndi figure out which celebrities are in her cell phone under coded initials. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Indeed (indeed.com/tig), Storyblocks (storyblocks.com/tig), and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20). Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
6/2/202134 minutes, 19 seconds
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Jane Velez-Mitchell

What should you do if your dog eats a friend's $12-hundred dollar shoes? How about if your kid wants to be vegan?  And why you should kick a vaping habit? Outspoken journalist, author, activist Jane Velez-Mitchell joins Tig to dispense no-nonsense advice on those and other issues like telling the world you're a lesbian later in life and how to stop a friend from opening a bakery when they're a terrible baker! This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20), and Tor Books' The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, available now wherever books are sold. Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
5/26/202144 minutes, 56 seconds
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Zack Snyder

What does it take to replace one key actor in a feature film after it's edited?  The director of “Superman” and “Justice League,” Zack Snyder, explains how his team inserted Tig into hours of footage with green screens and other tricks, while Tig reveals her acting techniques on Zack's latest film “Army of the Dead.” Plus, Tig and Zack offer advice on how to tactfully get rid of all that artwork your kids bring home from school and suggest the most thoughtful ways to tell your partner they really need a shower— especially when they've lost their sense of smell. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20), and Bambee (bambee.com/tig).  Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
5/19/202137 minutes, 58 seconds
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Sunny Hostin

Want advice on how to ask the cashier at your local Trader Joe’s for a date? Unsure how to handle your grandma, who's apparently developed a habit of forging autographs? How about needing help naming your beehive?  Get answers to those and other pressing questions when Tig chats with TV host, journalist, and lawyer Sunny Hostin, who also tells all about how Whoopie Goldberg's shoes created a blood sport behind the scenes on "The View."  This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Indeed (indeed.com/tig), and Storyblocks (storyblocks.com/tig). Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
5/12/202142 minutes, 28 seconds
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Ed Helms

 Comedian and actor Ed Helms, star of The Office and Hangover movies, discloses how he handles awkward fans who yell at him across airports, and how to deliver an inspiring commencement speech. Then Tig and Ed help listeners navigate annoying office hygiene issues and working with an eccentric billionaire. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20). Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
5/5/202140 minutes, 51 seconds
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Fran Lebowitz

 Contemplating a trip to Mars? ... how about if it's only one way? Wondering how you can learn to be funnier? Writer and social commentator Fran Lebowitz responds to listener questions and explains why she believes that a density of "angry homosexuals" is good for a city. Plus, Fran tells Tig what she wishes she could ask her late friend, novelist and Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask, use code: dontask20), and the podcast Back From Broken. Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
4/28/202129 minutes, 38 seconds
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Lilly Singh

NBC host and comedian Lilly Singh dishes about the best advice she ever received from her mentor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and why producing her talk show, "A Little Late With Lilly Singh," is more fun the second time around. Then, Tig and Lilly give their takes on texting etiquette, responses to unwanted comments about your body, and what to do if your mother says she wants to move in with you. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20). Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
4/21/202141 minutes, 2 seconds
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Paula Poundstone

Having trouble getting your kids to read books? Got an uncomfortable secret you need to share with a friend before they walk down the aisle? Comedian Paula Poundstone and Tig are here to help. Plus, Paula discusses interacting with her stand-up audiences and how she carries on conversations during dates. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask, use code: dontask20), and the podcast Back From Broken. Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
4/14/202150 minutes, 17 seconds
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Andrew Yang

Is it possible to have a successful run for public office even if you don’t end up winning? Andrew Yang looks back on his 2020 presidential bid and looks forward to his bid for mayor of New York City. Andrew also helps Tig advise listeners on setting boundaries if you’re an introvert, and how to gently let someone know that they’ve been calling you by the wrong name for a really long time. Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Nick Kroll on April 8th at dontasktig.org/tickets! It helps support this public radio podcast! This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
4/7/202137 minutes, 29 seconds
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Judd Apatow

Recorded live last December, Judd Apatow gets candid about mentorship and the ways that his personal life end up in his films. Tig and Judd give advice about initiating a breakup, motivating an unmotivated retiree to spice up his life, and getting an odorous co-worker to use deodorant. Want to check out video of the event? Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Nick Kroll on April 8th at dontasktig.org/tickets! It helps support this public radio podcast! This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20).  Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 
3/31/202134 minutes, 16 seconds
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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker shares her experience writing for Tig’s Amazon Prime series “One Mississippi” and what it was like growing up with a larger-than-life mother. Tig and Rebecca offer up their pearls of wisdom about teaching sexual boundaries to teens, de-scandalizing your child’s wedding music playlist, and how to stop unnecessarily apologizing. Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Nick Kroll on April 8th at dontasktig.org/tickets! This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).  Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  
3/24/202144 minutes, 7 seconds
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Molly Ringwald

We're back! Molly Ringwald admits that she's terrible at giving teenagers advice (despite being a teen movie icon). Molly and Tig advise on dealing with lottery-winning family members, finding your life's purpose, and what to do with old love letters.   This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig).   Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.
3/17/202143 minutes, 9 seconds
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Sarah Paulson

Tig and Sarah Paulson give advice on receiving sub-par baked goods and correcting someone’s word usage. They also name a car and auction off a gavel! Don’t Ask Tig returns with new episodes March 10. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig) Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
1/27/202143 minutes, 35 seconds
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Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny of Terrible, Thanks For Asking joins Tig to give advice on hard times, old friends, skater boys, and Cheap Johnnies.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
1/20/202137 minutes, 42 seconds
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Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts and Tig catch up on growing up in Mississippi in this chat from December. Plus, Tig and Robin advise on recreational space travel and making career choices, and they name a cat from Jersey! This episode is sponsored by Indeed (indeed.com/tig) and Betterhelp (betterhelp.com/tig discount code tig)Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
1/13/202139 minutes, 23 seconds
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Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil has the advice you need in the new year, whether you’re facing your nemesis or your own insecurities. Jameela and Tig talk bad kissers, loud roommates and how to stand up for yourself in all situations.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
1/6/202140 minutes, 21 seconds
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Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon drops in with her signature advice style: “super proper meets kinda country.” Reese and Tig advise on true love, trying to find friends, and how many gifts are too many gifts. Plus, they have some shoe recommendations for you.  Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Judd Apatow on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets! This episode is sponsored by Headspace (headspace.com/tig) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
12/16/202042 minutes, 29 seconds
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Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay joins Tig to share her thoughts on gossip (good), cats (sometimes evil) and being social (it takes work!). Plus, Tig and Roxane trade advice for a girl stuck with a date who is “dull as tarnished silver.” Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Judd Apatow on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
12/9/202032 minutes, 25 seconds
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Atsuko Okatsuka

What if you accidentally broke up with your soulmate? Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka of “Let’s Go, Atsuko!” joins Tig to talk unrequited love, game shows gone wrong and mismatched hiking abilities. Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
12/2/202028 minutes, 2 seconds
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Stephen Colbert

 Stephen Colbert flies in with some special holiday advice, complete with catty pilgrims and vegan eggnog. This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAskEarlyAccess) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
11/25/202039 minutes, 6 seconds
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David Sedaris

Did you know wine can expire? David Sedaris and Tig tackle questions about terrible gift-givers and what happens when the pandemic quashes your dreams.  Get Don't Ask Tig masks and T-shirts at dontasktig.org/shop! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
11/18/202036 minutes, 42 seconds
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Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler and Tig met over 20 years ago doing stand-up, and now they’re here to swap advice on downsizing, dealing with parents who only watch Fox News, and the country mouse vs. city mouse divide.  Get Don't Ask Tig masks and T-shirts at dontasktig.org/shop! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
11/11/202039 minutes, 9 seconds
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Oscar Nuñez

Oscar Nuñez from "The Office" is here with advice on critical co-workers, dating while broke and drunk declarations of love.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk). Check out merch at our shop: https://bit.ly/DontAskTigShopNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
11/4/202030 minutes, 22 seconds
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Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey

 Do you need a best friend? Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey of the “The L Word” join Tig to give advice on long-lasting friendships, confronting cheaters and when a hickey goes too far. Check out Kate and Leisha’s PANTS podcast. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
10/28/202032 minutes, 6 seconds
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Indigo Girls

Tig and the Indigo Girls are here to offer you advice...or are they? Topics they might cover include honing your craft, healthy partnerships and how to get off the phone. This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk), BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (indeed.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
10/7/202038 minutes, 31 seconds
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Olivia Munn

If you’re walking down a dark alley, take Olivia Munn with you. Olivia and Tig talk about combating self-doubt, coming clean for karma and why you should consider martial arts.  This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
9/30/202031 minutes, 43 seconds
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Stephanie Allynne

The advice is coming from inside the house! Tig is joined by her wife, actress and writer Stephanie Allynne, as they try to give tips on finding true love and monitoring kids’ screen time. Plus, what happens if you don’t think your partner is funny?  This episode is sponsored by Talk Space (talkspace.com, code: DON’T ASK) and by the podcast True Crime Obsessed (truecrimeobsessed.com). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
9/23/202034 minutes, 22 seconds
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Cheryl Hines

Sometimes you should just say no — and run away. Cheryl Hines and Tig share this and other timeless advice for speaking the truth and following your acting dreams. Plus, Tig debuts a brand new segment: Name That Thang. This episode is sponsored by Indeed (indeed.com/Podcast) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
9/16/202033 minutes, 57 seconds
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Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts brings out his musical stylings in an attempt to solve your problems. Reggie and Tig dispense advice on changing careers, overly affectionate cats (no such thing!) and how to respond to that text you’ve been avoiding. Plus, we unveil our Worst Advice Hall of Fame.  This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
9/9/202038 minutes, 23 seconds
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Sean Hayes

Is a big wedding worth it? Should you get that degree? Sean Hayes and Tig are here to offer some conflicting advice on topics of all kinds. Plus: Tig needs your help with a problem of her own. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
9/2/202039 minutes, 31 seconds
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Michelle Buteau

 Tig and Michelle Buteau get breaking news while doling out advice! They talk DNA tests, asking for help and what songs you absolutely should not play at your wedding.  This episode is sponsored by Talkspace (talkspace.com, code: DONTASK) and by the podcast Obsessed With: Disappeared (disappearedpod.com) Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
8/26/202035 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ira Glass

Ira Glass of “This American Life” brings his podcast wisdom to the show. Ira and Tig discuss falling for roommates, trouble in the laboratory and deodorant etiquette in the wilderness. This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
8/19/202033 minutes, 32 seconds
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Nicole Byer

Emmy nominee Nicole Byer thinks you should get a hobby! Nicole and Tig dispense advice on how to make friends as an adult and whether you should take that big risk you’ve been dreaming about.  Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
8/12/202030 minutes, 36 seconds
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Glennon Doyle

Tig connects with writer Glennon Doyle -- a person potentially actually qualified to give advice -- to answer questions about breaking up with friends and negotiating office politics. This episode is sponsored by Talk Space (talkspace.com, code: DON’T ASK) and Latterday Lesbian Podcast (latterdaylesbian.org). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.Follow us on social:Twitter.com/dontasktigFacebook.com/dontasktigInstagram.com/dontasktig
8/5/202033 minutes, 29 seconds
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Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper entertains the internet by lip syncing to Trump’s most quotable soundbites, and now she’s offering some wisdom of her own. Sarah and Tig spar over advice on vegans, face masks, and how best to explain what happens when you die. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
7/29/202028 minutes, 34 seconds
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Will Ferrell

Tig calls on Will Ferrell for advice on romantic proposals, marriage frustrations, and why you should really go to the dentist. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
7/22/202038 minutes, 12 seconds