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Five real-life sisters have the same parents but very different lives. The Dolans created the show in 1996 as a means of using radio, books and the web to explore the range of topics friends seek each other's opinions on: health, happiness and how to fix a bad dye job. They've earned the loyalty of listeners and readers by treating all their topics and guests with a mix of respect and humor.

Five real-life sisters have the same parents but very different lives. The Dolans created the show in 1996 as a means of using radio, books and the web to explore the range of topics friends seek each other's opinions on: health, happiness and how to fix a bad dye job. They've earned the loyalty of listeners and readers by treating all their topics and guests with a mix of respect and humor.
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Five real-life sisters have the same parents but very different lives. The Dolans created the show in 1996 as a means of using radio, books and the web to explore the range of topics friends seek each other's opinions on: health, happiness and how to fix a bad dye job. They've earned the loyalty of listeners and readers by treating all their topics and guests with a mix of respect and humor.




Tina Brown on The Vanity Fair Diaries, plus Advice for Meghan Markle

Tina Brown, editor extraordinaire-author-longtime favorite guest, joins Satellite Sisters Lian, Liz and Julie for a lively, thoughtful, personal discussion about her new book The Vanity Fair Diaries. Plus, she offers advice to Meghan Markle, the American woman about to marry Prince Harry. Brown, who was very close to Prince Harry's mother Diana, has a unique take on this transition from Hollywood TV star to British royalty and a little bit of a warning, too. Vanity Fair Diaries is Tina...

Duration: 00:46:49

Oprah 2020, Figure Skating, Upcoming Guest Hosts, Food Trends

Thanks to today's sponsors BarkBox (promo code sisters), Harry's (promo code sisters) and (promo code sisters) Another BIG announcement today. Guess who will be co-hosting with Lian while Liz and Julie are in Australia? The JV's back together! That's right. Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan behind the mics for the podcast we release on January 23rd. Are you subscribed??? In other news, we discuss Oprah's boffo Golden Globes message, the U. S. Figure Skating team for the Olympics, why...

Duration: 00:57:14

Liz + Julie's Major Announcement, Happy 25th Anniversary Lian, 2018 Themes

Satellite Sisters is brought to you by Away Luggage. Major announcement from Liz and Julie on our first podcast episode of the new year. Operation Sea Turtle 2018: The Adventure Continues! First, best wishes to Lian Dolan and her husband on their 25th wedding anniversary, Julie's open-ended list of things she's looking forward to in 2018, how Liz wrapped up 2017 including a surprising choice for New Year's Eve, a great book recommendation and the only contest Julie will enter this year: a...

Duration: 00:57:58

New To You: Julie's Fave Pick from 2012

Julie picked this favorite episode from 2012 because she loves hearing Sheila and Monica. Ask Sheila any question about her Oscar picks and her answer is Ryan Gosling, despite the fact that he is not nominated for anything. Oh, well. Ask Julie about her Oscar picks and the answer is pretty much "Please. Anyone but The Artist!." Here's Julie's pitch: "It is Oscar time 2012 and Sheila has an excellent Entertaining Sheila report direct from her Cozy Couch. Monica and Liz have their own picks...

Duration: 00:48:32

New To You: Rachel Ray's 30 Minute Meal Challenge from 2008

New To You Episode from 2008! Can Julie and Lian actually make a Rachel Ray 30 Minute meal in 30 Minutes? You picked the meal; they try to make it. Plus, Lian and Julie discuss an interview with Prince Harry and Prince William by Matt Lauer. They were not impressed with Lauer. Some things never change! Mainly Julie wanted to know when the Princes will come across the pond and start dating America women! Can you believe that this episode took place in 2008 and now we have Meghan Markle?...

Duration: 01:39:23

New To You: Our Final Show of 2013

Lian and Liz catch up to wrap up 2013, a year that was very demanding for the Dolan family. Loss of our parents and Lian's brush with a deadly infection are just the start. Plus: Great Christmas Gifts Movie & Audio Book Round-Up The Dialect Quiz from the New York Times Advice on Caring for Aging Parents: Putting Dad in a home And Lian announces her new theme for 2014

Duration: 01:05:33

Springsteen, Graduation, UFO's, Gift Suggestions

Bruce Springsteen, Lian's son's college graduation, Julie's International News Round-Up, Liz on why UFO's matter and how you can become a Scottish lady, lord or laird - all on today's Satellite Sisters episode. Thanks for our sponsors (promo code sisters), Storyworth (promo code sisters), BarkBox (promo code steffi) and Away (promo code sisters20). For great Satellite Sisters gifts, visit our online shop, go here. To subscribe to Satellite Sisters on Apple Podcasts, click...

Duration: 01:05:50

Bitcoin Boom, College Graduation, Uncovering Sexual Harassment, Gifts

Are we betting on Bitcoin? Or Legos? Plus, the latest investments by Gates Foundation in Alzheimers Research, how NYT journalists cracked open the sexual harassment cases of Bill O'Reilly and Harvey Weinstein, Olympians testing whether the color of their uniforms makes a difference and Lian's reflections on her son's college graduation later this week. Queso or no queso? This week's sponsors are Away (promo code sisters20), RXBars (promo code sisters) (promo code sisters) and...

Duration: 01:13:27

Matt Lauer Sex Toys, Uterus Transplant, Movie and TV Picks, Book Club News

Fires in Southern California, Matt Lauer's sex toys, first ever uterus transplant and Julie's international news from Russia, Korea. Julie also begins new Meghan Markle segment: Royal Report - An American in the House Of Windsor. Plus movies we recommend including The Post about Katherine Graham starring Meryl Street, The Greatest Showman about P T Barnum starring Hugh Jackman and Zac Effron and Ladybird, written and directed by Greta Gerwig. Thanks to today's sponsors Away, Harry's,...

Duration: 01:06:41

Royal Engagement, Grammy Noms, Skate America, Unsolved Mystery

Congratulations to Prince Harry + Meghan Markle on their wedding now planned for May 2018. Julie has all the royal engagement details, Lian is happy that they've saved 2018 for us news-wise and Liz thinks Meghan's TV biz training is going to serve her well. Long may Princess Meghan reign. Plus we announce the big winner of our special Skullduggery Toys contest. Continue to use our promo code sisters for a 10% discount. Today's Satellite Sisters sponsors are: Away Luggage: Use our promo...

Duration: 00:59:17

Gretchen Rubin on The Four Tendencies, Friendsgiving

Lian, Liz and Julie interview author Gretchen Rubin about her new bestseller The Four Tendencies. Fascinating personality profiles. Which sister is which? To take the quiz yourself, go here. Plus, Lian has a question about appropriate scheduling and foods for Friendsgiving, Liz announces the Satellite Sisters Movie Screening of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr story on Dec. 10 in LA, and Julie says kids may need to fight more to become more creative. So says expert Adam Bryant. Today's podcast...

Duration: 00:59:59

Thanksgiving Guesting, Cheerios, Pirates, Bitter Business Bureau

On today's podcast episode, Julie, Liz and Lian discuss how to be a great Thanksgiving guest, a family's amazing escape from pirates in the Amazon, Lian's dream bathroom app comes true and how to appear smarter than you are. Plus Bitter Business Bureau (we are talking about you, Roger Goodell), Celebrity Homeowner Disputes (including Martha Stewart, of course) and Lian's heart is broken by Honey Nut Cheerios. Today's episode of Satellite Sisters is brought to you by: Skullduggery Toys...

Duration: 00:56:16

Winter Olympians, Weinstein's Spies, Lian's Thriller Performance

On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Lian, Julie and Liz meet with Olympic skaters, discuss the spies Harvey Weinstein hired to intimidate women, hear about Lian's Halloween night performances of Thriller and get Julie's latest International News Round-Up. Plus, Lian reflects on what her refrigerator says about her, Liz has an Operation Sea Turtle announcement and we share some of your posts from the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. Today's show is brought to you by Skullduggery, great...

Duration: 00:54:04

Manafort Advice, Urban Nana Pep Talk, Rich Dead Celebs, Kitchen Makeover

On today's podcast, Liz Dolan provides career advice to Paul Manafort, Julie Dolan gives young urban moms a pep talk and Lian Dolan shares spooky news about rich dead celebrities and whether black licorice can kill. This episode is sponsored by Skullduggery, kid-tested, Urban Nana approved toys. Get 10% off using our promo code sisters and enter the drawing to win Tracer Racers! To subscribe to Satellite Sisters on Apple Podcasts, click here. To subscribe to Satellite Sisters on...

Duration: 01:08:06

VP Joe Biden Interview, Urban Nana Report, More Sexual Harassment News, Pep Talk for Kaitlyn

On today's Satellite Sisters podcast, Liz Dolan tells us all about her interview with Vice President Joe Biden at the Distinguished Speaker Series, Julie has an Urban Nana report from Brooklyn, Lian brings positive news from Dallas and Denmark. Plus, a special pep talk for Kaitlyn, a Satellite Sister who reached out to us in the Facebook Group. Today's episode is sponsored by MeUndies and by You're The Best: A Celebration of Friendship. To subscribe to Satellite Sisters on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration: 01:15:47

Partying with Oprah, Hamilton, #metoo, International News, Martha Stewart

Liz parties with Oprah (#wisdomofsundays) and plots secession from her HOA. Lian sees Hamilton and wants to work in a treehouse. Julie says world is going to hell in a handbasket but she's found some safe places on the internet. Plus we all comment on #metoo. Holiday Sale: Our book "You're The Best: A Celebration of Friendship" is currently 33% off at amazon so stock up for all of your own Satellite Sisters. Thanks to Away, the sponsor of today's episode. For $20 off a suitcase, visit...

Duration: 01:09:06

Jane Goodall, Harvey Weinstein, Travel Tips, Salad Robot

On today's podcast, Lian, Julie and Liz tackle why you should go see JANE, a new movie about Jane Goodall, why we will never speak of Harvey Weinstein again, why you need to book your holiday plane travel right now and why robots might be better at making salad than the people crowded around a salad bar. Plus, Julie tells all about Putin's plastic surgery. Today's episode is brought to you by BarkBox and Thanks for subscribing to Satellite Sisters at Apple Podcasts or...

Duration: 01:03:36

Nobel Prize Announcements, Remembering Tom Petty, NYC Business Idea, Pumkin Spice Latte Products

Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan and Liz Dolan offer their thoughts on the Las Vegas Mass shooting and what can be done now to change the gun culture in America. Plus: Goodbye, Tom Petty. You were part of the soundtrack of our lives. And we'll always remember your Alice in Wonderland hat on MTV Nobel Prizes in Medicine and Physics have been awarded. Always inspirational to hear the science behind the prizes. Read about the work of the Medicine winners here and work of the Physics winners...

Duration: 01:08:54

NFL, Billie Jean King, International News, Raccoons in Canoes

On today's show, Lian, Julie and Liz tackle the NFL debate, how Billie Jean King made herself heard, Julie's International News Round-Up, why Lian will always love retail and Liz's Bitter Business Bureau. Plus, what are the attributes of the perfect Buffer Guest? Details on Marriage Hacks:… Plus we explain all the ways you can be in touch with online: our website, our Facebook Page,...

Duration: 01:01:52

Inside Shondaland, Emmys, Beauty Trends and how Starbucks is ruining Starbucks

Thanks to the sponsors of today's episode: BarkBox and Away. We love you guys! Liz Dolan gets a backstage tour of Shondaland and visits the sets of Scandal, Grey's Anatomy and How to Get Away With Murder. Liz talks Women and Work with Kerry Washington and other insights from the world of Shonda Rhimes. Plus: Julie has a special Satellite Sisters Shout-Out to the four young women from Boston College who were victims of an acid attack in Marseille. Liz goes to the Emmys with beachy waves....

Duration: 01:02:45

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