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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

Ask Us Anything August 2018: Satellite Sisters Julie Dolan, Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan

8/14/2018
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We asked you to Ask Us Anything and you did. In this special BONUS podcast episode, you get a fresh installment of answers from Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan. We got to as many of your questions as we could, including a lightning round for each sister individually. What keeps us sane now? What's one thing we would do over? How do we produce Satellite Sisters? Were there times when we considered quitting? Do we ever fight? What are our hidden talents? Why did Liz step in and out of...

Duration:01:03:49

BONUS: Satellite Sisters "You're The Best" LIVE in Brooklyn NY

8/7/2018
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On this bonus LIVE show, we introduce you to the Satellite Sisters Next Generation, read from our book "You're The Best: A Celebration of Friendship" and give you our philosophy of friendship and Satellite Sisterhood. Plus, we answer your questions and introduce you to our brothers and cousins. This all took place at Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn NY in October 2015. This very special show includes Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan and Julie Dolan plus the Next Gen contributors to our...

Duration:00:50:14

Gwyneth: Nut or Not?, Communicating With Your Sons, Mission Impossible

7/31/2018
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Gwyneth Paltrow: Nut or Not? We ask that question today based on this story from the New York Times Magazine. Plus, how to stay connected to your adult sons, managing a house full of house guests and celebrating Julie's 40th wedding anniversary. This week's podcast sponsors are: Harrys Use promo code sisters Framebridge Use promo code sisters The New Yorker Use promo code sister Brooklinen Use promo code sisters Kopari We'll be on hiatus for the month of August but are releasing...

Duration:01:09:46

Extortion Plot Against Liz, Travel Tips and Trends, Best Travel Movies

7/24/2018
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On today's show, Liz receives a threatening email that's trying to extort her. What should she do? Julie says "Call the cops". What's your advice? Julie has travel trends, plus Liz and Julie both share their personal top 5 travel tips. In Entertaining Sisters, we suggest 6 movies that will inspire you to travel. Plus Mamma Mia 2, of course! For more info on the internet scam Liz explains, go here. Then she went here to determine with data breach she had been a victim of. All of Julie's...

Duration:01:02:41

Satellite Sisters Weekends, Russia, Creativity, Mamma Mia 2

7/17/2018
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On today's podcast, Julie and Lian both recap the fun Satellite Sisters weekends they had. Julie is our resident Russia expert so she comments on the news of the week from Helsinki, Liz shares a story about how to engage your creativity to avoid a midlife crisis and Lian is super excited about Mamma Mia 2. It's going to help her get over the end of the World Cup and Wimbledon. Here's a link to the story on creativity by Laura Holson of the New York Times and a link to Lian Dolan's cover...

Duration:01:02:58

Thai Cave Rescue, Sports News, Food Trends, Film and Podcast Recommendations

7/9/2018
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On today's podcast, Julie has insights on the amazing Thai cave rescue. She lived in Thailand. Lian covers the World Cup (good riddance Russia!), Wimbledon (go Moms!) and welcomes LeBron to Los Angeles. Liz shares news on Smorgasburg and new food trends and provides film and book recommendations. Plus, travel news and trends. Julie says cruises are back! We are on board. Plus plastic straws are gone. Save the seas! Thanks to our sponsors this week. Here are links to our special urls for...

Duration:01:07:18

Best Beach Bag Books Special + Jenna Blum on The Lost Family

7/3/2018
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It's time to get reading, Satellite Sisterhood. On our blog here, you'll find the complete Satellite Sisters Best Beach Bag Books List for 2018. On the podcast, we preview the list and interview writer Jenna Blum, author of The Lost Family, our Satellite Sisters Sumer Read of 2018. Please listen and share our complete list with your Satellite Sisters and book club friends. We've got some books perfect for a day in the sun and some books that may be better savored on a rainy afternoon at...

Duration:00:53:47

Lian's Festivaling, Julie's Adventure To-Do Item + Liz Dolan Private Eye

6/26/2018
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Lian has a complete music festival report from Arroyo Seco Weekend + summer fun tips including 6 new gin + tonics! Julie has some good news from New Zealand, Waco and the U. S. Open plus announces a possible big adventure. Liz investigates a Satellite Sisters mystery that is either a major fraud or a major windfall. What's your theory? Julie recommends the documentary about Fred Rogers Won't You Be My Neighbor? Thanks to our sponsors this week: Framebridge Use this link and promo code...

Duration:01:04:55

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