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Satellite Sisters: Women's Humor, Health, Wellness, Pop Culture, Parenting, News

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Satellite Sisters is a pep talk for modern women. Writer Lian Dolan, Business Leader Liz Dolan and World Traveler Julie Dolan meet weekly to discuss health, wellness, travel, parenting, grandchildren, issues of interest to women, books and films. Two other sisters Monica and Sheila join from time-to-time. Satellite Sisters captures the issues of daily life and the sound of friendship. Their motto is "Not every conversation will change your life, but any conversation can.

Satellite Sisters is a pep talk for modern women. Writer Lian Dolan, Business Leader Liz Dolan and World Traveler Julie Dolan meet weekly to discuss health, wellness, travel, parenting, grandchildren, issues of interest to women, books and films. Two other sisters Monica and Sheila join from time-to-time. Satellite Sisters captures the issues of daily life and the sound of friendship. Their motto is "Not every conversation will change your life, but any conversation can.
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Satellite Sisters is a pep talk for modern women. Writer Lian Dolan, Business Leader Liz Dolan and World Traveler Julie Dolan meet weekly to discuss health, wellness, travel, parenting, grandchildren, issues of interest to women, books and films. Two other sisters Monica and Sheila join from time-to-time. Satellite Sisters captures the issues of daily life and the sound of friendship. Their motto is "Not every conversation will change your life, but any conversation can.

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Episodes

Thank You First Ladies, Scooter Test Drive, Brooklyn Fashion Trends, Health & Wellness Advice

6/19/2018
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On today's show, a special salute to all the living first ladies who stepped forward to speak out in support of children and families at the border. Plus Julie reports on Brooklyn fashion trends, Liz rides a scooter and lives to tell the tale and Lian finds the fun in our our Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Also, a depressing report on the pregnancy penalty for working women and an uplifting Ted Talk from Nashville TedX by Martha Ivestor called Hire A Mom. Laura Bush Op Ed from the...

Duration:01:03:58

Lian's Paris Report, #IHOb, Kim Jong Un, Satellite Sister of the Week, Suicide Prevention

6/11/2018
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Lian has a complete travel report on her visit to Paris last month. Liz has strong feelings about the IHOP/IHOB marketing nonsense. Julie is our North Korean expert and has her own theory about Kim Jong Un. Plus we discuss suicide prevention in light of the sad deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain and tell you about an amazing Satellite Sister of the Week we learned about from Debi Abood in the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Our sponsors for this podcast episode...

Duration:01:11:11

Trader Joe's Dilemma, Satellite Sisters Book Club, RBG Doc, The Americans finale

6/4/2018
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The end of The Americans on TV, the summer sleeper hit RBG, some Tuesday trends and our June book club interview: Where The Peacocks Sing by Alison Singh Gee - all of this on today's podcast plus Julie has a dilemma at Trader Joe's. What would you have done? Thanks to today's podcast sponsors. Please use our special links: Away Use the promo code sisters DagneDover Use the promo code sisters Storyworth Nectar Who needs another Star Wars movie when RGB, a documentary about Ruth Bader...

Duration:01:12:39

Lian's Rome Report, Urban Nana Reviews Kids' Films, Liz Recaps Paul Simon Concert

5/29/2018
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On today's podcast, Lian has a complete report on the Italian leg of her trip, Julie has a Urban Nana report on children's movies and Liz attends Paul Simon at the Hollywood Bowl with Sheila. Travel! Movies! Music! Your Satellite Sisters bring it. Lian recommends the Small Group Early Entrance Vatican Tour, but Livitaly has lots of different options for travelers to Italy in Rome, Venice and beyond. Click here to see a complete list. Thanks to our sponsors: Harry's Tula Use promo code...

Duration:01:12:55

Stunt Sister Kate Casey, Royal Wedding Review, Sheila + Monica do Tuesday Trends

5/22/2018
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Welcome to our Stunt Sister Kate Casey and our real sisters Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan. Kate Casey is a comedian, author, and host of the wildly entertaining Reality Life with Kate Casey podcast. She is considered the Diane Sawyer of reality television interviewing reality stars of the past and present and forcing a varied group of guests to watch and review an episode of a reality television show. With Kate, we discuss the season finale of Dancing With The Stars (Tonya's redemption?),...

Duration:01:09:35

Katie Couric Joins The Satellite Sisterhood

5/15/2018
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Katie Couric in the house! The Satellite Sisters Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan welcome Katie Couric to the podcast to talk about her Nat Geo series America Inside Out, her podcast Katie Couric, and the importance of having thoughtful conversations about important issues. Amen, sister! You can watch America Inside Out on Hulu and Facebook as well as on Nat Geo TV. Special guests Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan also join this episode with the latest news from their lives. Thanks to our...

Duration:01:06:41

Robot-Proof Your Kids, Lian's Travel Plans, Movie/TV/Book Recommendations, Bras

5/8/2018
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Julie on how to robot-proof your kids, Liz on what Big Pizza thinks about the new laws about posting calorie counts + facial recognition software at the Royal Wedding and Lian's prep for her big trip next week to Rome and Paris - it's all on todays podcast. Plus our health and wellness recap Operation Sea Turtle and recommendations on movies, television shows (Jane The Virgin on Netflix) and audiobooks you will enjoy (The Hellfire Club by Jake Tapper and Pachinko by Min Jin Lee). Finally,...

Duration:01:10:41

#staynoisy Nike Women, Photo Contest Results, Entertaining Sisters

5/1/2018
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On today's podcast, we tackle the news about the revolt of women at Nike, debate the divisive issue of brunch and discuss Julie's brewing war with a new neighbor. Lian rounds-up some tips and trends from magazines: O, The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple and Health. Julie recommends a new book The Kites and two TV shows: Being Serena and Dancing With The Stars. Liz reports on her night with the cast of The Crown and her day with Ronan Farrow. We also announce the winners of our "You're The...

Duration:01:07:34

Baby Name Announcement, Safe Salad, Travel Tips, Lian's Very L.A. Day

4/24/2018
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Urban Nana Julie Dolan is back from caring for her new granddaughter in Brooklyn. Big baby name announcement plus discussion of how Princess Kate managed to pull herself together for that royal baby photo. Lian has news about the e-coli outbreak. Liz has information about how to test for implicit bias. Try the test yourself. We announce our book club pick for the month of May. It's Where The Peacocks Sing by Alison Singh Gee. Plus, dogs museums to visit. To enter our Satellite Sisters...

Duration:01:11:39

Beyonce, Baby Girl TBD, When Meghan Met Harry: A Royal Weddingcast

4/17/2018
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Urban Nana is on assignment in Brooklyn today with her new granddaughter. We are joined by very special guest Kristen Meinzer, co-host of the wildly entertaining podcast When Meghan Met Harry: A Royal Weddingcast. Plus Satellite Sisters in the News: Beyonce, winners of the Boston Marathon, Pulitzer Prize winners Caroline Fraser, Jodi Kantor, Meghan Tuohy and Emily Steel, and former First Lady Barbara Bush. Lian suggests growlers as Mother's Day gifts and Liz reviews health and wellness...

Duration:00:56:26

Bitter Business Bureau, Royalty Report, DNA Results, Golf TV

4/10/2018
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On today's podcast, we subpoena Zuckerberg to appear before the Bitter Business Bureau. Liz's data was shared with Cambridge Analytica, through no fault of her own, and Julie wants to give him a good talking to. Lian has a bone to pick with Jim Nance about the CBS Sports coverage of Augusta (It's just golf, Jim!). Julie's Royalty Report, Liz's latest on her new dog Hooper, and our health and fitness report Operation Sea Turtle. We've got some DNA results to share and some great pep talks...

Duration:01:08:01

We Praise Difficult Women and Announce "You're The Best" Contest

3/27/2018
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Karen's Karbo's In Praise of Difficult Women is our March book club pick. Karen joins Lian, Julie and Liz to talk about some of our favorite feisty, kooky, relentless, inscrutable, exacting women. Thank you JK Rowling, Kay Thompson, Helen Gurley Brown, Angela Merkel and Nora Ephron among others. Also on today's episode, we announce our April "You're The Best" photo contest in our Facebook Group and on Instagram. Details on our website www.satellitesisters,com including the scoop on prizes...

Duration:00:58:47

Thanks/No Thanks Facebook, #staynoisy report, National Ravioli Day

3/20/2018
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Thanks for nothing, Mark Zuckerberg. In the Bitter Business Bureau, Julie has a bone to pick with Facebook and Liz finds a few odd things on her Facebook settings page. Want to check yours? Follow these instructions on how to lock down your Facebook privacy settings from Wired Magazine. The Overlooked Project at the NYT finally writes obituaries for notable women whose passing was never noted. Charlotte Bronte. Ida B Wells. Sylvia Plath. What do we have to do around here to get an obit?...

Duration:01:09:36

Safe For Work: Listen to Liz's new workplace advice podcast

3/19/2018
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In addition to Satellite Sisters, Liz hosts a new workplace advice show from Wondery called Safe For Work. Get more info here:wondery.fm/sister On Safe For Work, she's on a mission to make your work life better, happier and more fulfilling. Episode 1 includes an interview with Rainn Wilson from The Office. Along with co-host Matt Ritter, Liz wants to hear your burning workplace questions and try to help so call in to get advice directly from us at 424-224-5711 or email us your question...

Duration:00:12:57

Co-Secretaries of State Lian Dolan and Julie Dolan!

3/13/2018
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We've got two qualified candidates right here for Secretary of State. Lian is a citizen diplomat who works on the International Women of Courage program. Julie lived in Russia, has been to North Korea and seems to know quite a bit about poisons, nerve agents and the South China Sea. Together they host Satellite Sisters Talk TV, a recap of the CBS drama Madame Secretary so they are totally read in on the latest global hotspots. On today's podcast, we propose an innovative and historic job...

Duration:01:06:18

Russian Spies, Pep Talk for New Moms, Book Club Announcement

3/6/2018
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Spies, Seduction and Poisoned Cheesecakes - Julie has SO much Russia news this week. Plus her review of Red Sparrow with Jennifer Lawrence. Plus, Lian has a New Mom Pep Talk for Satellite Sister Jennifer, Liz has a Operation Sea Turtle Health and Wellness Update and we share some of your posts from our Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Thank you to sponsors Warby-Parker, BarkBox, Thrive Market and Away. Our Satellite Sisters Book Club pick for March 2018 is In Praise Of Difficult Women...

Duration:01:12:52

Broadway, Oscars, Dogs & Laura Ingalls Wilder

2/27/2018
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It's Support the Arts Day on Satellite Sisters! Urban Nana Goes to Broadway! Lian dances Way Way Off Broadway! Liz mulls over Oscar Movies to See Before the Oscars! And we go deep on children's literature with our Satellite Sister Book Club pick: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser. Here's what you need to know about Half Pint: the Prairie kills; it was a hard knock life; but Pa truly was a great guy. Today's episode sponsors are CBS Drama The...

Duration:01:17:30

Florida Mom and Stoneman Douglas Grad Write To Satellite Sisterhood

2/21/2018
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Parkland Florida Mom Heather Curcio Hutchison is a longtime Satellite Sister and mother of Emaleigh Hutchison, a graduate of Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, site of last week's horrific school shooting. We open today's show with words that both Heather and Emaleigh want to pass along to the whole Satellite Sisterhood about the spirit in their community and what you can do to help them heal. To write a letter that will be given to one of the 3000 Douglas students when they return...

Duration:00:54:06

Olympic Round-Up, Breast Cancer Research & Huge Dog News

2/13/2018
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Let's hear it for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics! Lian breaks down 8 Truths about the Olympics Games. Julie follows-up with an International News Round Up featuring her fave foes: Russia and North Korea. Then Liz brings it on home with HUGE dog news. Also, an update on breast cancer pioneer and fave Satellite Sisters, Dr. Susan Love. Join her ArmyofWomen and aid breast cancer research. Plus, Royal Wedding, Crazy PR pitches and National Tortellini Day. Today's podcast is brought to you...

Duration:01:08:57

Winter Olympics, Super Bowl, Teens Girls, Friendships

2/6/2018
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The Winter Olympics will take our minds off the stock market, thank goodness. We also discuss a few Super Bowl highlights (Justin Timberlake, Chris Hemsworth, @BarkBox twitter feed, Doritos), studies of the relationships between teen girls + their mothers and news about college admissions you will want to hear. Plus Lian's "Broadway" dance debut. Today's Satellite Sisters podcast is sponsored by Away (Use promo code sisters20) Cool Jams (Use promo code sisters for 10% off...

Duration:01:07:08