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Dulé Hill

Dulé Hill

2022-05-2353:38

Dulé Hill [The West Wing, Ballers, Suits, The Wonder Years] talks with Anna about regaining confidence after divorce, getting out of the friend zone with his wife Jazmyn, unconditional love, conditional relationships, the misinterpretation of patriotism, Roe v. Wade and a lot more.For the second week in a row, the father of a bride-to-be has threatened to boycott her wedding if his demands aren’t met. In this case, Angela and her fiancé have plans that don’t include a church.Next to call in is Monica who has given up the idea of getting pregnant after trying for 10 years. Now, as all her friends focus on their children, Monica feels left out and unable to relate. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen

2022-05-1655:57

Julie Bowen [Modern Family, Ed, Boston Legal, Happy Gilmore] talks with Anna about female rivalry, the pressure to be sexy, underwear, an audition reminiscent of Basic Instinct, marriage, divorce, people who are too good looking, Julie’s new podcast Quitters, and much more.Today’s first call is with Jordan who introduced a friend to his crush which unfortunately resulted in them falling for each other. Now Jordan is wondering how to process this new dynamic while keeping both of his friendships.Next to call in is Sarah who is getting close to her wedding date but considering eloping after her father issued an ultimatum involving her guest list.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In today’s special episode, dating and relationship coach April Beyer is back as Anna’s qualified co-host. For those of you just discovering our podcast, April has been a matchmaker for more than 20 years and is the founder of LEVEL Connections, a unique dating service bridging the gap between dating apps and personal matchmaking. Their first call today is with Raya whose boyfriend’s constant assessments and comments about her physical appearance leave her feeling insecure. Next, they talk with Jess who has been in an emotionally abusive relationship for eleven years and is working on the courage to finally leave.If you have a question and would like to talk with Anna and her co-hosts, please write to Unqualified at bit.ly/ASKANNALearn more about April and LEVEL by visiting www.levelconnections.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Aasif Mandvi

Aasif Mandvi

2022-05-0944:11

Aasif Mandvi [The Daily Show, The Brink, Million Dollar Arm, Evil] talks with Anna about moving from England to Florida at 16 and dreaming his life would be like an episode of Flipper, his rollercoaster of a prom experience, hosting his new show Would I Lie To You and whether actors make good liars, breeding unicorns and much more…Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Danika who, after the abrupt ending of a friendship, wonders how or even if it’s possible to repair the damage. Next to call in is Cynthia who, after leaving her partner after years of ignoring his infidelity, discovered that her father has also been having an affair. Now Cynthia is trying to navigate these new emotions and wondering how to rebuild her faith in the opposite sex. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jo Koy

Jo Koy

2022-05-0249:131

Stand-up comedian Jo Koy [Live from Seattle, Lights Out, Comin’ in Hot, In His Elements] talks with Anna about the transformation of comedy over the years, pretending to be his mom when getting tickets to see Eddie Murphy, the difference between a racist joke and giving a voice to minorities, how Dante Bosco was his hero in Spielberg’s HOOK, getting rejected then embraced by Netflix, his upcoming movie EASTER SUNDAY, Dealbreakers and a lot more.Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Kaley whose ex is confusing their six-year-old daughter when his conspiracy theories go against what she’s being taught in school. Next, Jo and Anna talk with Sunshine who doesn’t know how or what to tell her older sister when it’s clear that the sister’s boyfriend is unfaithful and stringing her along. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Elisha Cuthbert [24, The Girl Next Door, Happy Endings, The Ranch, The Cellar] talks with Anna about having kids, the blind date that led to the kids, being married to an athlete, getting in to comedies, horror-film screams, learning from past relationships, dealbreakers and much more!First on this episode’s Unqualified segment is Anjelica, whose friend and co-worker is weighing down the workplace with her constant negativity. Anjelica wonders if there’s a way to help so her friend doesn’t lose her job.Next is Simone who, after a surprise break-up, is having a hard time moving on from her ex when he keeps texting her. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Comedian, actress, writer, and producer Natasha Leggero [Another Period, Chelsea Lately, Rat in the Kitchen] talks with Anna about being accidentally funny, her new show Rat in the Kitchen, whether dating a chef is a good idea, what too much reality TV does to your brain, Natasha’s relationship with an Australian con-artist that sounds like reality TV, and much more.Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Erika who is looking for answers as to why she’s never had a serious boyfriend and wonders how she can improve her dating life. Next, we talk with Edith who has had a crush on the same guy for over 10 years and thinks it might be time to find out if he feels the same way. They did kiss once… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dylan O'Brien

Dylan O'Brien

2022-04-1144:52

Dylan O’Brien [Teen Wolf, The Maze Runner, Love and Monsters, The Outfit] talks with Anna about getting fired from his first job, getting into acting, early crushes, Dealbreakers and a lot more.Today’s first caller is Melanie, who after a personally difficult year, felt that one of her closest friends wasn’t there for her. Now she’s wondering if expressing her feelings would help mend or further hurt their relationship.Next up is Michelle, whose truck driving husband is convinced that she’s cheating on him leaving Michelle questioning the strength of their marriage. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
David Duchovny

David Duchovny

2022-04-0401:02:171

David Duchovny [The X-Files, Californication, Aquarius, The Bubble] talks with Anna (from inside a railroad car) about the movie they recently finished together, being intimidated by raw talent, his love of music, the challenges of writing, dealbreakers, what defines a good kiss, words to live by and much more.Today’s first call is with Savannah whose recent relationships have affected her self-esteem, causing her to rethink her dating strategy.Next, Anna and David talk with Melissa, whose wedding plans have upset a close friend, leading to Melissa’s own unhappiness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Joining Anna in this week’s episode are actor and comedian Patton Oswalt and his wife, actress Meredith Salenger. Find out why Spiderman is Patton’s favorite superhero, what movie of Meredith’s was a big influence on Anna, the origin story of Patton and Meredith’s relationship, why their podcast is titled Did You Get My Text?, how Anna met her husband, and a lot more.This week’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Lindsay, whose boyfriend is hesitant to get married making her question her own desire to have that official piece of paper. Next, Anna, Meredith and Patton talk with Violet, who questions the friendship she has with her former college roommate, wonders how to back out of attending her wedding, and worries about the aftermath. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Aya Cash

Aya Cash

2022-03-2101:00:50

Aya Cash [The Boys, You’re the Worst, The Girl from Plainville, Welcome to Flatch] talks with Anna about chasing love, being talked out of your ambition, the perfect amount to tip when you want to ask the waitress out on a date (and marry her), when everyone but you knows that your partner slept with your best friend, collecting vs. hoarding, the decision to not have children, choosing roles, upcoming projects and more.Our Unqualified segment begins with a call from Nate who is happily married but unhappily living in Oslo, Norway. Nate wants to move, his husband wants to stay, and that’s where it gets complicated.Next, Anna and Aya talk with Brittany who, after a tumultuous marriage and subsequent divorce, is looking for advice on how to rediscover herself while being a good role model for her son. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho

2022-03-1448:161

Comedian, actress, fashion designer, musician and author Margaret Cho [All-American Girl, Margaret Cho: PsyCHO, Sex Appeal, Koreatown Ghost Story] talks with Anna about the joys of living alone, female sexuality, her childhood boyfriend, first kisses, the prophesy of early success, being on the board of a sex toy company and much more.Our Unqualified segment begins with Sarah, whose vacation fling became a little more complicated when she learned that her crush had a girlfriend. Now Sarah and her friends are returning to the scene of the crime where she will inevitably run into the guy, and she wonders how to handle the whole situation.Next up is Conor, who finds himself single after he and his girlfriend of 10 months mutually ended their relationship after deciding that it wouldn’t work long term. Now Connor finds himself missing her and wondering if they would still be together if he had done something differently. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Billy Zane

Billy Zane

2022-03-0701:05:24

Billy Zane [Titanic, Dead Calm, The Phantom, MacGruber] talks with Anna about MacGruber and how fun it is to say the name of his character (Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth), boat movies, horror conventions, romance, heartbreak, Bond girls, entrepreneurship, dressing for success, and more. This episode’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Adam who is looking for some inspiration and practical advice as he goes about changing aspects of his life. Next, Anna and Billy talk with Ariana, who after being cheated on in a previous relationship, is beginning to see red flags in the man she’s currently dating. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez

2022-02-2801:05:301

Gina Rodriguez [Jane the Virgin, Last Known Position, I Want You Back] talks with Anna about perseverance, what defines “home”, Puerto Rican identity (and food), abusive relationships, meeting her husband (and inviting him home to shower), and a lot more. Our Unqualified segment begins with a call from Alli, who wants to take her 75-year-old father on his dream trip to Ireland, but fears that his health might not be up for the challenge. Next, Anna and Gina talk with Alex who feels discouraged when comparing the timeline of her single life to those of her friends who are all getting married and having kids. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Cameron Monaghan

Cameron Monaghan

2022-02-2101:03:591

Cameron Monaghan [Shameless, Gotham, Shattered] talks with Anna about traveling, young love, the benefits of heartbreak, entitlement, what to look for in a partner, uncomfortable silences, life lessons from Morgan Freeman and much more!Today’s Unqualified segment begins a call from Julia who wonders if her fear of asserting her own opinions will eventually lead to losing her sense of self.Next is a conversation with Jonathan who still has feelings for his ex but recognizes that trying to remain friends is confusing and often painful. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Abigail Cowen

Abigail Cowen

2022-02-1454:031

Abigail Cowen [Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Fate: The Winx Saga, Stranger Things, Redeeming Love] talks with Anna about her new movie Redeeming Love, figuring out priorities, how to recognize manipulative people, first loves and heartbreak, learning from mistakes, and a lot more.Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Wes who is bothered by his partner’s close relationship with an ex and wonders if he is overreacting. Next, Anna and Abigail talk with Alzita who doesn’t know how to tell her newly divorced best friend of 12 years that she is behaving selfishly. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Steve-O

Steve-O

2022-02-0758:531

Steve-O [The Jackass movies, Wildboyz] talks with Anna about the newly released Jackass Forever, how a broken heart and video camera led to his unique career, the idea of legacy and immortality, meditating for 41 minutes a day, how he tracked down and met Motley Crue at age 13, dating responsibly, his dream of establishing an animal sanctuary, the Steve-O Bucket List comedy tour, and a lot more. This episode’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Lizzie who, after finally setting a date for her wedding, was blind-sided when her older sister spontaneously scheduled her own wedding just weeks prior. Next, Anna and Steve-O talk with Paula whose 19-year-old son met a girl on-line then unexpectedly moved across the country to be with her. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dating and relationship coach April Beyer is back as Anna’s co-host in another special episode. Their first call is with Amanda who wonders how and when to tell her boyfriend about her past struggles with an eating disorder. Next is a conversation with Megan who wonders if she should say anything about her younger sister’s new relationship with a much older family friend.If you’re in need of unqualified relationship advice, please write to us at bit.ly/ASKANNA To learn more about April, go to https://aprilbeyer.com/site/meet-april/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Kristen Kish

Kristen Kish

2022-01-3101:11:30

Chef, author, and TV-personality Kristen Kish talks with Anna about the pasta that brought them together, the formative experience of winning Top Chef, leadership in the kitchen, growing up in Michigan, recognizing love, quarantine weddings, her TV show Fast Foodies and more. Later in the episode, Anna and Kristen talk with Madison who is trying to figure out why nearly every conversation with her mother seems to end badly and if she might somehow be responsible. Next, they talk with Natalie who doesn’t know if she should move on from an unbalanced relationship or continue to hope that it becomes something more.If you have a question and would like to talk with Anna, please reach out! Go to: unqualified.com/talk-with-anna See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jenna Elfman

Jenna Elfman

2022-01-2401:28:09

Jenna Elfman [Fear the Walking Dead, Dharma & Greg, Keeping the Faith, EDtv] and Anna discuss podcasting, making marriage work, sitcoms, zombies, driving fast, and more.Today’s Unqualified segment begins with a call from Patrick, who has been in a loving relationship for two years but wishes that his partner’s family knew that he was more than a roommate. Anna and Jenna then talk with Margaret who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, ADHD and autism, all in the span of a year. After taking some time to reflect, Margaret wonders how this new understanding about herself relates to her family, friends, and potential partners. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Comments (201)

Quincy Ward

I love your podcast Its so relaxing

Jan 12th
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Cindy Pownall

I eloped! totally recommend it!!!

Dec 20th
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ID21131096

So pleased that they are doing a monthly episode with April. Was my favourite thing in the format during the pandemic (often skipped to this segment if I wasn’t enjoying the guest) and was really disappointed when they swapped back to just celebs. But this totally solves the problem!

Oct 28th
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Brett Mastema

This comedian is so funny I've crapped myself.

Aug 17th
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Carrie Olejnik

I'm so glad the older episodes are on here too! i swear i couldn't find them before?

May 14th
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Anika Rahman

31:45 Ily 💪

Mar 15th
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Anika Rahman

5:45 career in prosttution 8:43 interview over 😆

Mar 15th
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Mae

their chemistry is fun

Sep 28th
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Glen LeBarr

Padma is ssssssmokin!

Sep 14th
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Kenneth Chemwok

I absolutely love Hayley

Aug 30th
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Kenneth Chemwok

Chris Evans is Ass guy... My opposite 😂😂😂 a Tit guy

Aug 25th
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Kenneth Chemwok

This episode was funny and scary at the same time, for a black guy... I can already imagine it 😁😥😬😬😬😬

Aug 25th
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Kenneth Chemwok

I love Jamie on #MomSeries

Aug 25th
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AJB

I had to stop listening because Seth did the same stoney laugh literally over 20 times in the first third! it got SO ANNOYING. Very disappointing because I love him.

Aug 10th
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Shahid Sayyed

listening in July 2020.. so much of this matter now

Jul 17th
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Shahid Sayyed

Stan Lee ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Jul 17th
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MichelleA03

I just started listening to this podcast and this one is by far my favorite. Loved listening in on Mac and let me say his laughter is contagious!!!

May 28th
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L. Ashbrooke

"I'm really only interested in if he has a hot body" "But what if he can't count?" 😂😂😂

May 21st
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Whitney Ivanoff

This was frigging hilarious!

Mar 19th
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Elisabeth Mount

01:03:43 to skip mid show ads

Mar 18th
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