44 episodes

Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for Season 2 of her award-winning podcast, Wiser Than Me™. Each week, she has funny, touching, personal conversations with iconic older women who are brimming with the kind of unapologetic attitude and wisdom that only comes with age. Julia sits at the feet of some extraordinary teachers this season (discover who in the trailer), and of course her 90-year-old mom, Judy. Tune in to laugh, cry and get wise. All Hail Old Women! 



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Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus Lemonada

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for Season 2 of her award-winning podcast, Wiser Than Me™. Each week, she has funny, touching, personal conversations with iconic older women who are brimming with the kind of unapologetic attitude and wisdom that only comes with age. Julia sits at the feet of some extraordinary teachers this season (discover who in the trailer), and of course her 90-year-old mom, Judy. Tune in to laugh, cry and get wise. All Hail Old Women! 



Photo: Ryan Pfluger and August Image

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Julia Gets Wise with Julie Andrews

    Julia Gets Wise with Julie Andrews

    On the Season 2 finale of Wiser Than Me, Julia sits at the feet of 88-year-old Academy Award-winning icon Julie Andrews. Acclaimed for her enduring roles in “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound of Music,” Julie brings a depth of wisdom from a lifetime in the spotlight. The pair discuss the restorative feeling of being in nature, their favorite curse words, and Julie’s 60-year friendship with Carol Burnett. Plus, Julia and her 90-year-old mom, Judy, talk about a life-changing health scare in Judy’s past and how it helped her find her creative voice. 

     

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Julie Andrews on Therapy and Directing

    Julie Andrews on Therapy and Directing

    In this exclusive premium episode of Wiser Than Me, Julie opens up to Julia about her journey with therapy, inspired by director Mike Nichols, and reflects on the possibility of penning a new memoir. They also discuss Julie’s passion for directing, and the advice she would give her younger self.

    Julia Gets Wise with Gloria Steinem

    Julia Gets Wise with Gloria Steinem

    In this episode of Wiser Than Me, Julia sits down with 90-year-old author and revolutionary Gloria Steinem. The two delve into Gloria's remarkable journey as a pioneering feminist and discuss joining the army of gray-haired women who will take over the world. Gloria also gives Julia THE most incredible advice for aging without shame. Plus, Julia’s mom, Judy, recounts her early ambitions in acting and her initial reservations about working outside the home.

     

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    • 55 min
    Gloria Steinem on Writing, Stand-Up, and Young Women

    Gloria Steinem on Writing, Stand-Up, and Young Women

    On today's premium episode of Wiser Than Me, Gloria talks about her upcoming book of essays and her study of Native American history. Julia also asks Gloria if she’s ever done stand-up comedy and what lessons Gloria is gleaning from younger women.

    Julia Gets Wise with Vera Wang

    Julia Gets Wise with Vera Wang

    This week on Wiser Than Me, Julia connects with 74-year-old fashion designer and visionary entrepreneur Vera Wang. Get ready for some serious insight. Vera shares wisdom on good sleep, redefining herself after marriage, and her perspective on aging in the fashion industry. Plus, Julia and her mom, Judy, delve into the influence of mothers' style on their children and reminisce about their all-time favorite outfits.

     

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Vera Wang on Vogue and Awards Season

    Vera Wang on Vogue and Awards Season

    On this premium episode of Wiser Than Me, Julia and Vera discuss Vera’s most legendary red carpet creations and how she decides who to dress during awards season. Then, Vera offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into her 17-year tenure as an editor at Vogue.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

ZeldaGold ,

Great guests, great conversations

As a longtime fan of Julia Louis-Dreyfus brilliant on-screen work, it is a delight to encounter her behind the microphone. JLD is a charismatic host and talented interviewer, showing up for her guests with such generosity, sincerity, and attention, facilitating genuine, meaningful conversations. Every episode has been a joy to listen to. JLD’s debriefs with her mother are the icing on the cake—so sweet! Thank you to JLD and team for this gem of a podcast—please come back for many more seasons!

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