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

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

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United States

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Season Finale 2022: Look What We Did!

12/6/2022
This season finale features #satsisterslookwhatIdid contributions from listeners all over. To read them, join the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/satellitesisters Lian Dolan’s updated Guide to the Rose Parade in Pasadena. https://satellitesisters.com/2023-rose-parade/ Tips to fight holiday stress: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/well/move/holiday-stress-exercise.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare Eat Toast for the Holidays!...

Duration:01:08:57

Living Solo + Making Friends, 2023 Travel Adventures, Surprising Hair Facts!

11/29/2022
Living Solo and Making Friends, Travel Adventures for 2023, Investigative Report Brings Hair Facts! Lian, Julie and Liz have much to discuss. Irene Cara, RIP. Lian knew every word of every song on that Fame album. https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-11-26/fame-and-flashdance-singer-actor-irene-cara-dies-at-63 Top travel experiences in 2023. The NYT and Julie have recommendations....

Duration:01:09:00

FIFA World Cup 2022, Bitter Business Bureau: This Week In Fraud, Thanksgiving Entertainment

11/22/2022
The good and the bad of World Cup 2022 and Bitter Business Bureau: This Week In Fraud should provide plenty to talk about over Thanksgiving. Theranos, Ticketmaster, FTX – so much bad behavior. And more business drama – the return of Bob Iger to run Disney. How to watch the FIFA World Cup: https://www.foxsports.com/stories/soccer/how-to-watch-the-2022-world-cup-on-fox-times-channels-full-match-schedule Don't forget USA vs England on Fox on Friday 11/25 at 1 pm ET. Iranian World Cup Team...

Duration:01:07:24

Holiday Food, Gift + Entertaining Special with Cookbook Author Claire Tansey

11/15/2022
Fave cookbook author and guest Claire Tansey preps the Satellite Sisters for the holidays plus Julie’s got some trends, Lian has a great book gift list and Liz posts a video with instructions for the Satellite Sisters Holiday Wrap Party! Find Claire Tansey at https://www.clairetansey.com Claire’s cookbooks include a brand new e-book Uncomplicated Holidays for sale for only $7. https://class.clairetansey.com/holiday-cookbook Join Claire's Gifts From Your Kitchen Workshop and use sisters10 for...

Duration:00:55:03

Lian's Trains, Planes + Ferries! , Advice on Aging Parents, Rafting Recommendation on the Rio Grande,

11/8/2022
Lian Dolan gives the complete trains, planes + ferries travel report on her book tour and Satellite Sisters Meet-Ups, Julie swears off camping then changes her mind on the Rio Grande, Liz shares a letter from the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group and the sisters offer advice on being in the sandwich generation. Julie’s backcountry guides were Desert Sports in Big Bend TX: https://www.desertsportstx.com Recommended books about Aging Parents and the Sandwich Generation: Working Daughter: A...

Duration:01:09:11

Alan Alda With Advice on Surviving Elections + Holidays: Communicating With Empathy. Replay 2018.

11/1/2022
REPLAY FROM 2018: We have elections and holidays coming up so we decided to reshare this Satellite Sisters Family Dynamics Special with Alan Alda. He talks to us about improving family communications, communicating with empathy and always being willing to change. Are we? Well...not always. He shares great communication tools with us here and on his own podcast Clear + Vivid. Father Greg Boyle about Compassion, Kinship and How To Help Others with Alan Alda on Clear + Vivid in 2018. Cheryl...

Duration:00:48:35

#Witchyleaks: Satellite Sisters Halloween Costume Contest 2008

10/25/2022
#Witchyleaks. On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, we have an all-time fave New To You show. It's the finals of the Halloween Witch Costume Contest from October 2008. Guest judge listener Kathy from Iowa critiques each costume and is joined by Dancing With The Stars judge Bruno Tonioli and Project Runway's Tim Gunn. Julie is a Classic Witch. Lian is a Yoga Witch. Sheila is the Irish Hag with a Swag. Monica is Drugtown Witch. Liz is Baby Witch. The sisters beg and pitch and work as hard as...

Duration:00:29:15

Dallas Trip Report from Lian and Julie, Salute to the Women of Iran, Paul Newman Memoir

10/18/2022
Lian gives special thanks to Rise Restaurant in Dallas and to all the Satellite Sisters who came to visit she and Julie on her Lost and Found in Paris visit. She heads off to Dayton, Southport CT and Long Island this week. Liz renews her passport with the new pilot program for online renewal. Check it out. Julie's International News Round-Up includes a salute to the women rising up in Iran and details on the attack on Van Gogh's Sunflowers. Are your amazon appliances spying on you?...

Duration:01:08:18

Katie Couric's Breast Cancer, Kidults Buying Toys, Giselle Bundchen on #witchtok

10/11/2022
Three good sources of health information about breast cancer, circadian medicine and nutrition plus trends, entertainment tips and the latest viral rumor about Giselle Bundchen from #witchtok. Plus good news about Lian Dolan finishing her latest novel. This week she hits the road for Lost & Found In Paris. Sign up for our weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here SHOP the Satellite Sisters Shop here. Subscribe to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here....

Duration:01:10:16

Happy Baby Surprise, Shocking Women's Soccer News, Fashion Fire from Blake Shelton

10/4/2022
Surprising Baby News from Sheila, shocking sports news from a new investigation of abuse in women's soccer and fashion FIRE from the Blake Shelton x Land's End collab. Cheating in Poker? Allegedly. Cheating in Chess? Yes. Cheating in Fishing?? TOTALLY Yes! National Women's Soccer League study reveals widespread abuse. Congrats to Joan Benoit Samuelson, our Satellite Sister and Wiley Veteran of the Week, on her London Marathon finish. Congrats to daughter Abby Samuelson, too. It's Fat Bear...

Duration:01:02:10

Urban Nana Sheila Dolan, Russia News, Federer Farewell

9/27/2022
Special Guest Sheila Dolan joins Julie and Liz to talk about becoming a first-time grandmother. Russia: Julie is a former resident of Moscow and longtime Putin watcher. What does she think of what is happening in Russia now? Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal at the end. (Sob.) Read all about it in The New Yorker. Watch the Federer fond farewell at the Laver Cup here. Sponsors: Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners who use these links and promo codes to support them and our show. Beis...

Duration:01:16:52

Royal Funeral, Silver Summit, Rock & Roll Art Heist, The End of Self-Checkout

9/20/2022
Royal Funeral, Silver Summit reports plus a rock & roll art heist, a worrying fashion trend and the latest on Lian's event in Dallas October 13. Royal Funeral Report coverage on BBC Silver Summit: Liz made new merch available here at Satellite Sisters Shop Successful use of SplitWise app, great for group travel. Great success with Mother of the Bride dress at Sara Campbell. Eagles' Hotel California Art Heist story from LA Times. Lian is coming to Dallas to appear at Rise Restaurant on...

Duration:01:11:53

Royalty Report, Health News, Witch-Y Book Recommendations

9/13/2022
Liz Dolan, Julie Dolan and Lian Dolan back with a new podcast. The sisters discuss the death of Queen Elizabeth, all the surrounding pomp, even her fashion sense. Plus do you have a doppleganger? Science says your twin is out there! . How do dentists care for their own teeth (a couple of surprises) and a new eating disorder had been diagnosed and named. Also Martha Stewart expands her brand into hiking! Lian publishes her newest list of witchy books for the spooky season on the satellite...

Tutus! Spies! Trumpets! Season 18 Premiere Replay Hilarity

9/6/2022
Our Season Premiere from 2018 has it all: Serena Williams' tutu on Center Court at the US Open, spies using microwaves to cook our brains and a design trend in supermarkets that we against. Plus Lian takes in a night at the Hollywood Bowl with John Williams and Steven Spielberg. In Entertaining Sisters, we loved, laughed and cried through Crazy Rich Asians and are also very excited about three trailers we saw for new fall movies about music: A Star Is Born with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga!...

Duration:01:08:18

Mixed Feelings about Turning 65, Empty Nest Again, Great Advice from the Sisterhood

8/30/2022
Liz muses about a milestone birthday, Lian's son moves out and Julie get positive emotional support from the health professionals and dairy drinkers in the Satellite Sisterhood. Book and TV recommendations plus we revive our #satsisterstravel on @Instagram. Thinking about aging? Provide your own insights in the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group or on email to hello@satellitesisters.com. Wally, The Alligator Emotional Support Alligator Dancing Finnish Prime Minister NYT: Generational...

Duration:01:06:16

Season 22 Premiere! Summer Vacation Reports, The Science of Friendship, Movies You Can Take Your Mother To

8/23/2022
This is the premiere of the Satellite Sisters' 22nd year! Welcome to new and old listeners. We also celebrate more than a million downloads already this year. Thank you for spreading the word and show links! Today we report on our summer vacations plus talk about Liz's roller coaster summer, Lian's return to empty-nester status, Julie's difficult lifestyle change and more on the science about friendship. Plus, we salute two One-In-A-Million Satellite Sisters: Olivia Newton-John dies. Serena...

Duration:01:09:53

Julie, The Slobbery Tennis Ball and The Odd Stranger

8/16/2022
ONE OF OUR TOP PODCASTS EVER; We've never solved this 2008 mystery of Julie, the stranger and Zorro's slobbery tennis ball. Lian, Monica and Sheila can't believe Julie was so trusting with a odd request. What started as a "sticky situation" became a potentially dark tale. Listen and tell us what you think was actually happening. Post your theories on our Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Monica has questions about online reading. Does it have the same effect as reading a book or magazine?...

Duration:00:56:40

Satellite Sisters Classic: College Drop-Offs! A Listener Fave!

8/9/2022
Liz and Lian discuss some crazy college drop-offs in our family's past. Hilarity ensues. No helicopter parents for us. Hear the details of Lian's drop-off at Pomona, Liz's at Brown, Monica's at Georgetown and Sheila's at a Howard Johnson Motor Lodge. Plus strategies for not eating that half a blueberry pie and a news round-up including the Chilean miners and Larry King. Lian and Liz both have suggestions for who should get Larry King's timeslot including Katie Couric, Bob Costas and pretty...

Duration:00:38:34

Let's Go, South America: The Satellite Sisters travel to Galapagos, Machu Picchu, Patagonia.

8/2/2022
Travel Extravaganza! Come explore South America with Lian, Liz and Julie today with highlights of our trips to the Galapagos (Ecuador) , Macchu Picchu (Peru) and Patagonia (Argentina). Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For Lost and Found in Paris and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan Buy...

Duration:01:22:11

Satellite Sisters Classic: Madness & Mayhem

7/26/2022
A special collection of Madness & Mayhem, including: Naked Conversation Credit Card Catastrophe Word Play and a couple of Chaotic Cozy Couches just for fun. Originally published in 2014. Enjoy while we take a little vacay. Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For Lost and Found in Paris and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go...

Duration:00:59:21