Satellite Sisters-logo

Satellite Sisters

Women

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 current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.

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 current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.

Location:

United States

Description:

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 current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.

Language:

English


Episodes

New Quarantining Habits, Workplace Advice and Leadership Now, Mindy Kaling's Never Have I Ever, Book Club News For Sweeney Sisters Readers

5/19/2020
Lian and Liz both have new quarantine habits. Liz even has a slogan. Stop The Slide. Lian has high praise for Mindy Kaling's new Netflix show Never Have I Ever. Special shout-out for surprise John McEnroe stunt casting. Liz answers some of your work and workplace questions from the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Resources mentioned during Liz's Satellite Sisters Working It Out segment: Time Magazine article: Scared To Return To Work Amid Coronavirus? Your Options Forbes Magazine:...

Duration:01:11:57

Satellite Sisters 2020 Best Beach Bag Books Special! Interview with Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks, plus book and podcast recommendations from the Satellite Sisters

5/12/2020
For the complete list of Satellite Sisters Beach Bag Books for 2020 with links to all, go to our website here. To order any of these books and support indie bookstores, go to www.bookshop.org Don't forget about Lian Dolan's new book The Sweeney Sisters, also available at www.bookshop.org For more on Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, authors of You Are Not Alone and our interview subjects today, go here. The new podcasts we recommended on this episode are: Dear Governor: A brand new 8...

Duration:00:52:41

Life Opening Up, College Graduations and Admissions, Fantasy Escapes, Birdwatching Boom

5/5/2020
Lian's upcoming online appearances for The Sweeney Sisters include the Pequot Library, our hometown hangout that's featured in the book. Former college admissions officer Julie has thoughts about how admissions testing will or won't work in the future and Lian thinks about all the college graduations not taking place this spring, including her son's. Liz envies a castaway who was camping out on a forbidden island and is is surprised to learn about the YouTube Video sub-genre that's all about...

Duration:01:03:06

Celebrate Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters: Ask Lian Anything!

4/28/2020
It's Lian Dolan pub date for The Sweeney Sisters. We celebrate with an Ask Lian Anything. Thanks for all your questions! For complete info on Lian's appearances online, go to her Lian Dolan author page here. To order The Sweeney Sisters and support indie bookstores in the process, go to Bookshop.org or Greenlight Book in Brooklyn. Julie and Lian review Cooking with Liz latest season: Roast Salmon. They have some constructive criticism. But miraculously Liz get's renewed for a Season 7!! The...

Duration:01:11:46

New Great American Greeting, Sweeney Sisters Pub Date 4/28, Cooking With Liz S5 Review, Pizza Groundhog!

4/21/2020
Final countdown has begun to the publication date of Lian's new novel The Sweeney Sisters on April 28. To get in on the east coast online event at A Mightly Blaze at 2 pm ET/11 am PT or the Vroman's west coast event at 6 pm PT/9 pm ET, go to Lian's author page here. Both events are free but the Vroman's event on crowdcast requires preregistration. On today's podcast, Julie has a HUGE idea for The New American Greeting. Get on board! More animal news from Lian. She's loving Pizza Groundhog,...

Duration:01:10:50

Weird Dreams, Tragic Optimism, FOXES!, 'Cooking With Liz' S4 Review.

4/14/2020
Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters comes out on April 28. Thanks for preordering the book online and at through local Indie bookstores here. Also, please ask your local library to order a copy. To follow all of Lian's activities, check out her new website. Get a signed bookplate from Lian. Fill out this Google doc. Corona Catch-Up. How are you doing? Julie recommends the Skullduggery Eyewitness Kits Perfect Cast Fossilworks Craft Kit for Nana Academy learning. Cultivating a sense...

Duration:01:08:21

Good + Bad Relationship Advice, The Queen's Address, Cooking With Liz Season 4: LIVE From Her Fridge, TV + Playlist Recommendations

4/7/2020
Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters comes out on April 28. Thanks for preordering the book online and at your local Indie book stores. Also, please ask your local library to order a copy. To follow all of Lian's activities, check out her new website. How to get a signed bookplate from Lian. Fill out this Google doc. Lian reviews good and bad relationship advice for corona...

Duration:01:14:15

Satellite Sisters Community, Leadership in a Crisis, Nana Academy Report, "Cooking With Liz" Reviewed and Renewed!

3/31/2020
News about our May 17 event at Sixth & I in Washington DC. Our live show will be postponed until next year. All who have already purchased tickets will be contacted via email by Sixth & I. We are now working on a plan to hold an event virtually on the original date. Details to come. Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters comes out on April 28. Thanks for preordering the book online and at your local Indie book stores. Also, please ask your local library to order a copy. To follow all of...

Duration:01:09:08

Nana Academy with Julie, Lian's Strategies On How To Adjust To These Times, Olympic Postponement with Liz plus Cooking, TV

3/24/2020
So how's everyone doing out there? Lian and Julie both have observations about managing these times, while Liz is cooking things up in the kitchen. That's right, Liz of all people! We are thinking random thoughts, dealing with ambiguity, learning how to cook, and cancelling all of our Olympic-related plans. Thanks for letting us know what you are up to on your Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Join! For Liz and others learning to cook, Lian recommends Valerie Bertinelli's show in the Food...

Duration:01:06:06

Satellite Sisters Special: Community and Connection in the time of Corona PLUS an special excerpt of the audiobook of Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters

3/17/2020
Satellite Sisters Special Episode: The importance of community and connection during the time of corona PLUS a surprise excerpt of the audiobook of Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters. For complete info, go to www.liandolan.com To pre-order the audiobook, go to www.audible.com/sisters or libro.fm To pre-order the book, go to you favorite indie bookstore (Lian's fave is Vroman's) or any online source like amazon.

Duration:00:52:13

Lian's Rhythm Nation Triumph, Julie's Data on Drunk Shopping, Liz Salutes Anti-Influencers

3/10/2020
Lian nails Rhythm Nation at her dance showcase. Actual video posted here in Satellite Sisters Facebook Group! Julie needs a ruling on some grocery store behavior. Liz thinks anti-influencers might be getting a bum rap. Plus the rise of drunk shopping, the end of Safe For Work, shout-out to the Time 100 and L A Times Sports Game Changers. In Entertaining Sisters, Liz recommends the new sports podcast Hall of Shame from Crooked Media and offers to be the hosts' go-to baby boomer for...

Duration:01:08:09

Creativity, Coronavirus, Olympic Marathon, Cooking vs Postmates, Book Recommendations, The Sweeney Sisters Drawing

3/3/2020
Buy TIX now! Satellite Sisters LIVE in Washington DC on May 17: Details on our website here. Direct link to tickets sales for Sixth & I here. Liz has a report on The Box Sessions creativity gathering including the fab Lynda Barry. #theboxsessions Coronoavirus: Julie the closing of the Louvre/ No French Kissing and South Korea using smartphone apps to alert users if they come within 100m of a location visited by someone who had coronavirus RIP Trader Joe. Entertaining Sisters: Julie's...

Duration:01:05:02

BIG Event Announcement, Lian's Birthday, Julie's Target Tutorial, Weinstein Verdict, Katherine Johnson, B. Smith

2/25/2020
ACTION REQUIRED! Today we announce Satellite Sisters LIVE: Our 20th Anniversary Live Podcast on May 17 at Sixth & I in Washington DC. Many details on our website here. Direct link to tickets sales for Sixth & I here. Thanks to our sponsor for their support of the podcast. Please support them by using these special urls and promo codes. Rothys www.rothys.comLiquid IV www.liquidiv.com Zip Recruiter www.ziprecruiters.com/sistersHarrys www.harrys.com/sisters Today's podcast includes salutes...

Duration:00:59:41

Listen to this: Book Club Girl Podcast with Author Jean Kwok

2/18/2020
Satellite Sisters is off this week, but we recommend the Book Club Girl Podcast. Hosts Jen & Tavia, two avid readers and believers in books, discuss great book club picks, talk to authors and offer audio samples of new books. In today's episode, they discuss the New York Times bestseller Searching for Sylvie Lee with writer Jean Kwok. Hear the dramatic personal story that inspired her to write this globe-trotting suspense novel. Find Book Club Girl on all podcast platforms and on social...

Duration:00:34:42

Oscars, Friendship, Sketchy Business Advice For Kardashians, Winners of The Sweeney Sisters Giveaway

2/11/2020
Enter our new contest to win an advance copy of Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters by posting a photo of you and your Satellite Sisters or Misters on Instagram or in our Satellite Sisters Facebook Group with the hashtags #TheSweeneySisters and #satsisters. Once a week, Lian will randomly pull one winner from each. Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters comes out on April 28. Thanks for preordering the book online and at your local Indie book stores. It means a lot. Also, please...

Duration:01:07:04

Lian's Latin Dance, WeWork WeCrashed, SOS Response, PREcrastination, The Sweeney Sisters Advance Copy Contest on Insta and FB.

2/4/2020
Lian Dolan's new novel The Sweeney Sisters comes out on April 28. Thanks for preordering the book online and at your local Indie book stores. It means a lot. Also, please ask your local library to order a copy. To follow all of Lian's activities, check out her new website. Enter our new Instagram contest for The Sweeney Sisters by posting a photo of you and your Satellite Sisters or Misters on Instagram or in our Satellite Sisters Facebook Group with the hashtags #TheSweeneySisters and...

Duration:01:08:21

The Death of Kobe Bryant & Liz's Relationship with the athlete, Sting in The Last Ship, Travel Tid Bits

1/28/2020
Kobe Bryant: A great athlete, a complex and complicated man. Such a sad loss. Lian cites this column about Kobe from Bill Plaschke in the LA Times. Liz tells the surprising story of how she originally met Kobe. Julie's getting her info on the new coronavirus from either a reliable source like the CDC or longtime Satellite Sister Erin who writes about Hiding From The Virus in the Deployment Diatribes from her home in Beijing. If Jeff Bezos can't keep his phone from getting hacked, how can...

Duration:01:01:38

Lian's Home Harvest, Julie's Putin Power Analysis, Liz's Jennifer Aniston Shout-Out plus Health Hodge-Podge!

1/21/2020
Thank you for supporting the Satellite Sisters podcast by supporting our sponsors. Please use these urls and promo codes. Framebridge: www.framebridge.com Use promo code sistersRitual: www.ritual.com/sisters Warby Parker: www.warbyparker.com/sisters Honey: www.joinhoney.com Lian's got news! The first event to promote her new novel The Sweeney Sisters is scheduled for Mission Viejo, CA on Feb. 16, 2020. Yes, the book will be in the swag bag! Order your tickets here. Lian Dolan's new novel...

Duration:01:02:03

Royal News! What say we about Harry and Meghan? Plus Revolutionary Marriage Tip, Where to Travel in 2020, Film + TV Recommendations

1/14/2020
Meghan and Harry's announcement about stepping down. We have MUCH to discuss. And by the way, congrats Canada! Plus: Oscar Nominations: Do we really have to go see The Joker? Liz is not feeling it. Instead she recommends the trio of Little Women, The Farewell and The Hustler. Nominations be damned. Julie's got strong thoughts about Marriage Story. Lian recommends Spinning Out on Netflix and Zoe's Extraordinary Playlist on NBC. 52 Places To Go. Great travel tips for the coming year from...

Duration:01:04:45

Visions for 2020, Ghosn's Great Escape from Japan, Harvey Weinstein Trial + Books, The Sweeney Sisters News

1/7/2020
We share our themes for the new year 2020. For Satellite Sisters, It's also the year of The Sweeney Sisters, Lian's new novel. Pre-order The Sweeney Sisters here. Her book launch will happen at Vroman's in Pasadena on April 28. Come celebrate with her. Lian also has a book event in Mission Viejo CA in February. Here's a link for tickets. Julie has the exciting details of auto exec escape from Japan. There are new charges against Harvey Weinstein in LA as his trial starts in NYC. Liz...

Duration:01:06:39