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Need advice? Comedian Tig Notaro doesn’t have all the answers, but that won't stop her from fielding your questions on life's many challenges. With the help of her friends and the occasional expert, Tig gives her best inexpert guidance on everything from lost love to giving yourself a haircut with toddler scissors. We're warning you now: Don't Ask Tig.
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Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson

2021-01-2746:538

Tig and Sarah Paulson give advice on receiving sub-par baked goods and correcting someone’s word usage. They also name a car and auction off a gavel! Don’t Ask Tig returns with new episodes March 10. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig) Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny

2021-01-2042:125

Nora McInerny of Terrible, Thanks For Asking joins Tig to give advice on hard times, old friends, skater boys, and Cheap Johnnies.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts

2021-01-1343:562

Robin Roberts and Tig catch up on growing up in Mississippi in this chat from December. Plus, Tig and Robin advise on recreational space travel and making career choices, and they name a cat from Jersey! This episode is sponsored by Indeed (indeed.com/tig) and Betterhelp (betterhelp.com/tig discount code tig)Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil

2021-01-0644:508

Jameela Jamil has the advice you need in the new year, whether you’re facing your nemesis or your own insecurities. Jameela and Tig talk bad kissers, loud roommates and how to stand up for yourself in all situations.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon

2020-12-1648:021

Reese Witherspoon drops in with her signature advice style: “super proper meets kinda country.” Reese and Tig advise on true love, trying to find friends, and how many gifts are too many gifts. Plus, they have some shoe recommendations for you.  Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Judd Apatow on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets! This episode is sponsored by Headspace (headspace.com/tig) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay

2020-12-0938:006

Roxane Gay joins Tig to share her thoughts on gossip (good), cats (sometimes evil) and being social (it takes work!). Plus, Tig and Roxane trade advice for a girl stuck with a date who is “dull as tarnished silver.” Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Judd Apatow on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Atsuko Okatsuka

Atsuko Okatsuka

2020-12-0231:031

What if you accidentally broke up with your soulmate? Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka of “Let’s Go, Atsuko!” joins Tig to talk unrequited love, game shows gone wrong and mismatched hiking abilities. Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert

2020-11-2543:563

 Stephen Colbert flies in with some special holiday advice, complete with catty pilgrims and vegan eggnog. This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAskEarlyAccess) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
David Sedaris

David Sedaris

2020-11-1840:183

Did you know wine can expire? David Sedaris and Tig tackle questions about terrible gift-givers and what happens when the pandemic quashes your dreams.  Get Don't Ask Tig masks and T-shirts at dontasktig.org/shop! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler

2020-11-1142:313

Aisha Tyler and Tig met over 20 years ago doing stand-up, and now they’re here to swap advice on downsizing, dealing with parents who only watch Fox News, and the country mouse vs. city mouse divide.  Get Don't Ask Tig masks and T-shirts at dontasktig.org/shop! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Oscar Nuñez

Oscar Nuñez

2020-11-0432:593

Oscar Nuñez from "The Office" is here with advice on critical co-workers, dating while broke and drunk declarations of love.This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk). Check out merch at our shop: https://bit.ly/DontAskTigShopNeed advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
 Do you need a best friend? Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey of the “The L Word” join Tig to give advice on long-lasting friendships, confronting cheaters and when a hickey goes too far. Check out Kate and Leisha’s PANTS podcast. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Indigo Girls

Indigo Girls

2020-10-0741:244

Tig and the Indigo Girls are here to offer you advice...or are they? Topics they might cover include honing your craft, healthy partnerships and how to get off the phone. This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk), BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (indeed.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn

2020-09-3034:591

If you’re walking down a dark alley, take Olivia Munn with you. Olivia and Tig talk about combating self-doubt, coming clean for karma and why you should consider martial arts.  This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Stephanie Allynne

Stephanie Allynne

2020-09-2337:172

The advice is coming from inside the house! Tig is joined by her wife, actress and writer Stephanie Allynne, as they try to give tips on finding true love and monitoring kids’ screen time. Plus, what happens if you don’t think your partner is funny?  This episode is sponsored by Talk Space (talkspace.com, code: DON’T ASK) and by the podcast True Crime Obsessed (truecrimeobsessed.com). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Cheryl Hines

Cheryl Hines

2020-09-1637:062

Sometimes you should just say no — and run away. Cheryl Hines and Tig share this and other timeless advice for speaking the truth and following your acting dreams. Plus, Tig debuts a brand new segment: Name That Thang. This episode is sponsored by Indeed (indeed.com/Podcast) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts

2020-09-0941:363

Reggie Watts brings out his musical stylings in an attempt to solve your problems. Reggie and Tig dispense advice on changing careers, overly affectionate cats (no such thing!) and how to respond to that text you’ve been avoiding. Plus, we unveil our Worst Advice Hall of Fame.  This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Sean Hayes

Sean Hayes

2020-09-0241:515

Is a big wedding worth it? Should you get that degree? Sean Hayes and Tig are here to offer some conflicting advice on topics of all kinds. Plus: Tig needs your help with a problem of her own. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Michelle Buteau

Michelle Buteau

2020-08-2638:145

 Tig and Michelle Buteau get breaking news while doling out advice! They talk DNA tests, asking for help and what songs you absolutely should not play at your wedding.  This episode is sponsored by Talkspace (talkspace.com, code: DONTASK) and by the podcast Obsessed With: Disappeared (disappearedpod.com) Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
Ira Glass

Ira Glass

2020-08-1936:295

Ira Glass of “This American Life” brings his podcast wisdom to the show. Ira and Tig discuss falling for roommates, trouble in the laboratory and deodorant etiquette in the wilderness. This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.
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Comments (11)

No thankyou

❤️

Jan 27th
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Mark

shout out to Chris Fairbanks!

Jan 20th
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Rana

I'm here for Gay ♥️

Dec 30th
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Rachel O'Leary

Dr Becky Heines🤣

Dec 13th
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Teresa Wilkinson

hi Tig, really enjoying these pods, funny, intelligent, insightful, delightful, and all your guests bring something fresh and interesting to the show 💫👍

Dec 12th
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Nickie Edwards

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Nov 26th
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Erin Duncan

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Nov 12th
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Millie Holliday

for the Bear BO question - I come from an area in the south where dear hunting is very common and there is an unscented deodorant specifically for hunting that one can use to mask their BO and human smells that all campers can use without fear of attracting large predators 🙂

Aug 25th
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Jared Simpson

Do comedians who stop getting specials just default to podcasts? The list is endless.

Aug 7th
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