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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 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.

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Lucky Episode #888, Live Event Tickets on Sale, Texas Report from Julie, Walk Like A Penguin, Book and Movie Recommendations

2/23/2021
Buy tickets to live virtual Satellite Sisters Celebration Sunday April 11 at 7 pm EDT/4 pm PDT here on the Sixth & I platform. It's podcast episode #888 for the Satellite Sisters. Lucky! Winners of our lucky #satsisters888 drawings announced. Julie reviews what she learned in Texas last week. Lian has a Winter Safety Tip: Walk Like A Penguin Liz presents the Bitter Business Bureau: Citibank Error Not In Our Favor Entertaining Sisters - Our film and book recommendations are: The Big...

Duration:01:06:03

Our vote for GOAT, Changes in Pandemic Friendship, White House Dogs, Putin's Palace

2/9/2021
In sports, who's the Greatest Of All Time? Today we discuss Tom Brady, Serena Williams and Tiger Woods. Listeners thought they saw Liz in the Tiger documentary on HBOMax. She took a look and shares some thoughts about working with him early in his career. Plus fun news from Serena Williams at the Australian Open here and a tour of her trophy room here. We discuss an interesting article about the changing nature of friendship during the pandemic from The Atlantic magazine. Do you miss your...

Duration:01:16:02

Novelist Nancy Johnson on The Kindest Lie, Liz's 2021 theme, Tony Bennett + Alzheimers, The Fussy Virgin

2/2/2021
Writer Nancy Johnson joins the Satellite Sisters today to discuss her acclaimed debut novel The Kindest Lie. Liz is back with a health status report and a big announcement on her theme for 2021. PLUS, her own review of the excellent service she received from Lian and her son Colin this weekend. They came to install and deinstall a few things that will make her recovery much easier. We are sad to read about Tony Bennett's Alzheimers. We've been there with our father. But we've got good news...

Duration:01:05:25

Year of the Work Pivot, Pandemic Food Trends, Two Spaces or One Controversy

1/26/2021
RIP Larry King. We’ll never forget the crazy weird book party we attended at your house once for your producer Wendy Walker’s book called Producer. Lian tells the tale of the party that Larry forgot. Satellite Sisters of the Week: The Sisters’ Gambit. Yes. Watching sisters play chess on Twitch is a thing. Thank you Amanda Gorman for reminding us what poetry can do and the importance of the arts in our schools. Is 2021 The Year of The Pivot? We discuss this article from Millie. Round...

Duration:01:14:27

Update on Liz from Liz! Plus, Pandemic Design Trends, Great Gadgets & Mardi Gras Madness

1/19/2021
On the podcast, Liz Dolan returns with an update on her injury. You'll get the scoop from Liz, plus an update on her dog Hooper. Also, Julie Dolan becomes the first sister to get the vaccine. And Lian accidentally buys a lot of sour cream. Also: We love it New Orleans! Way to keep the Mardi Gras spirit afloat even if the parades our cancelled. Check out the Float Houses here. How has your home changed in the last year? Lian bids goodbye to her Purple Haze Guest Room and hello to her...

Duration:01:04:40

Personal News, Marriage Tips, Pompeii Discoveries & Bee Gees Love

1/12/2021
Satellite Sisters are back with news from Liz. Plus, the plight of working mothers during the pandemic, the discovery of an ancient snack shop in Pompeii and marriage tips from non-experts. Plus, music & TV recommendations. Liz needs your good vibes. Join our Facebook group and send along some digital good wishes. We about the tremendous hit working mothers have taken during the pandemic, forced out of the workforce to care for kids and aging parents. Rand called this a she-cession. Are...

Duration:00:59:24

New Year! New Mottos! New Ins & Outs! New Pandemic Regrets!

1/5/2021
Satellite Sisters podcast returns for 2021 with new inspiration, new hobbies and new Entertaining Sisters recommendations. Join Lian and Julie as they launch the 2021 Podcast year. What's your motto, theme or word of the year? Go to our Facebook Group and let us know what's on your mind for 2021. Pandemic Buyers' Remorse? Yes, we have it. Why did we buy... fill in the blank. Inspired by this article in the New York Times, we confess our own pandemic purchases. Julie's got Ins & Outs for...

Duration:01:08:33

Hallmark Holiday Finale! And Satellite Sisters' Top Ten Lists for 2020.

12/15/2020
It's a Hallmark Holiday Finale on Satellite Sisters. Our guests are CEO Wonya Lucas and EVP Programming Michelle Vicary from Crown Media Family Networks, home of all the Hallmark Channels and streaming service. What their holiday movie secrets and goals for the future? Plus each sister has her own Top Ten list for 2020. Lian has Top Ten Personal Silver Lining Revelations for 2020, Liz has Top Ten Unexpected Lessons Learned In An Unexpected Place: Her Kitchen and Julie has Top 10 Things That...

Duration:01:17:24

Joyful Gifting from Real Simple's Brandi Broxson plus Julie's Reckless Festooning, Lian's Peak 2020, Liz's "Lifestyle"

12/8/2020
NOTE: We had audio problems today so Julie sounds great, but the rest of us don't. We lost the whole original file but Julie thankfully had a back-up. Sorry. #2020problems Our guest is Real Simple Editor Brandi Broxson with many great ideas for theme gifting. Read more here at the Real Simple website. Lian shares lessons from the Wall Street Journal on how to cultivate E-Charisma on Zoom! We discuss the sad story of Tony Hsieh of Zappos from Forbes. The Cooking With Liz Holiday Wrap...

Duration:01:13:48

Perk It Up! Lifting Our Holiday Spirits, Doing The Undoing and Listening to Nashville Hitmaker Aimee Mayo

12/1/2020
We set a goal for December 2020: Perk It Up! Today, we enjoy talking to an unexpected special guest from Nashville: Author + Hit Songwriter Aimee Mayo. Her new memoir is Talking To The Sky. Here's a Spotify playlist Lian put together of songs Aimee Mayo has written with artists such as Blake Shelton, Martina MacBride, Lonestar, Faith Hill and Kenny Chesney. Congrats to Female First Sarah Fuller, kicker for Vanderbilt football and first woman to play football in the Power...

Duration:01:19:08

Sheila and Monica Visit For Satellite Sisters Thanksgiving Special + Lab Rats Report

11/24/2020
Happy Thanksgiving sisters and misters! Sisters Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan stop in to catch up with Julie, Liz and Lian before the holidays begin. The Lab Rats have a review of a small appliance that Monica's been testing. Top of Sheila's 2020 Gratitude List? The joy of discovering a good handyman who will work outside. Julie's staying home in Texas for Thanksgiving, but heading to the beach with her pod. You know what that means? Oyster stuffing! Lian is only hosting one...

Duration:00:57:07

A Celebration Of Female Firsts! Kamala, Emily + Kim plus guest Michael Ian Black.

11/17/2020
We welcome this Season Of Female Firsts! Congratulations to all 3 Satellite Sisters of the Week: Kamala, Emily and Kim. Kamala Harris: First female Vice President-elect of the United States. Emily Harrington - the first female to solo free climb El Capitain in less than 24 hours Kim Ng: First female General Manager in Major League Baseball. Named by Miami Marlins We interview comedian Michael Ian Black about his new book A (Mostly Serious) Letter To My Son Entertaining Sisters: Julie...

Duration:01:04:18

SPECIAL Satellite Sisters Listener Appreciation Day: You're the Best, Sisters and Misters!

11/3/2020
It's a SPECIAL Day. It's Listener Appreciation Day on Satellite Sisters. For the first time in 20 years, we are devoting an entire episode to thanking you, sisters and misters. We want you to know how much you have meant to us over the years by celebrating how smart, funny, kind and quirky YOU are. You're The Best! We also feature 4 "Longtime Listener, First Time Caller" Interviews, another first! Special thanks to Josh Blue, Laurie Levine, Tara James and Lindsay Currie for agreeing to play...

Duration:01:17:19

Locktober Finale: Friendship IS Healthy For You, Cooking With Liz Holiday Announcement, Upcoming Listener Appreciation Episode, Farewell to TAB

10/27/2020
We were right. Friendship is good for you and your health! Today's guest on friendship is Lydia Denworth, author of Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond. More fascinating writing from Lydia here, here and here. Also, Lian reminds listeners they can still register for Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop. It's virtual, starts Friday and Lian is part of the fun. Julie bids farewell to TAB, the beverage of her teenage years. And Liz shares the tale of...

Duration:01:12:10

Locktober V3: Nutrition & Self-Care During Covid, Behind The Scenes with Ina Garten, Halloween Tips

10/20/2020
Today's Locktober Expert is Dr. Leslie Korn, an expert in Natural and Integrative Medicine specializing in treating trauma, chronic illness and optimal wellness and author of Natural Woman. She's got some great advice for us and a special offer on her online classes. See below for details. Also today, Liz spills the beans on backstage with Ina Garten and how she prepped for her Zoom night with the Barefoot Contessa at Sixth & I. Ina Garten's new book is Modern Comfort Food. To try an online...

Duration:01:11:44

Locktober V2: Finding Connection + Joy Over the Holidays, Quarantining with Martha Stewart, New Merch In Our Satellite Sisters Shop

10/13/2020
How can we find more joy and connection over the holidays even if we are not together? Rabbi/Cantor Judy Greenfeld, the Relationship Rabbi from Nachson Minyan joins us with advice. Plus, Lian tells us about how Martha Stewart has been quarantining and why its important to smile even under your mask, Julie has tips for how to mage your inevitable meltdowns and Liz realizes she actually had that boss Sylvie from Emily in Paris. Merde! We have new merch in the Satellite Sisters Shop including...

Duration:01:11:28

Locktober Begins! Advice on Goal Setting + Empathy, Must-See Animal Videos, Satellite Sisters Online Events: Friends and Fiction, Ina Garten

10/6/2020
Locktober begins! All month the Satellite Sisters will bring you experts with advice on handling extended lockdown. Today its Dr. Stephanie Newman on managing anxiety, setting goals and empathy. Stephanie is a NY psychotherapist as well as an author. Her new novel, BARBARIANS AT THE PTA, explores bullying and quickly became an Amazon best-seller in multiple categories. Lian will be on Friends and Fiction on Wednesday October 7 at 7 pm ET/4 pm Pacific. Julie and Liz will also drop in. You...

Duration:01:08:49

Claire Tansey + Dinner Uncomplicated, The Social Dilemma, #satsisterslookwhatidid Contest Winners Announced

9/29/2020
Claire Tansey joins us today, publication day for her great new cookbook Dinner, Uncomplicated. We've already tested some of the recipes ourselves. Winners are announced for our #satsisterslookwhatidid contest - 1 randomly drawn from the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group and another from Instagram. Did you win? Listen to find out. We tackle the new Netflix documentary called The Social Dilemma. Have you seen it? Julie and Liz have. Lian's got some ambitious plans for holiday decoration that...

Duration:01:08:23

Thank you, Justice Ginsburg.

9/22/2020
The Satellite Sisters thank Ruth Bader Ginsburg and share many of the things we have read or listened to since learning of her passing. RBG New York Times Obituary RBG First Woman To Lie In State Nina Totenberg on Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Advice for Living Amicus Podcast from Dahlia Lithwick on the Women of Harvard Law '59 Julie recommends this new book on college admissions: Who Gets In and Why by Jeffrey Selingo Lian recommends breathing! And this new book that's...

Duration:01:10:19

Interview with Chris Frantz of The Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club + #satsisterslookwhatidid, Epic Product Snafus

9/15/2020
Chris Frantz of The Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club joins us to talk about his new memoir Remain In Love. Two iconic bands. One unforgettable life. A lovely guy married to rock goddess Tina Weymouth. What's not to love? Not only are we huge fans of Chris' but he and Tina live in Fairfield, CT, the town where we grew up. Lian made a special music playlist for today. Check out Satellite Sisters Talking Heads Talk on Spotify. Julie has highlights from entries so far in our Facebook Group and...

Duration:01:17:48