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Join our host, Who What Wear co-founder Hillary Kerr, as she chronicles the career changes that can come at any age in our podcast, Second Life.

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    • Business
    • 4.7 • 139 Ratings

Join our host, Who What Wear co-founder Hillary Kerr, as she chronicles the career changes that can come at any age in our podcast, Second Life.

    Dascha Polanco: Actor and Activist

    Dascha Polanco: Actor and Activist

    In 2013, Netflix released a series that would forever impact television: Orange Is the New Black. Actress Dascha Polanco quickly became a fan favorite as she played the role of Daya Diaz for seven seasons of the cultural phenomenon of a show. Polanco has also been in several notable films, including Golden Globe–nominated Joy, Oscar-nominated The Irishman, and most recently, the highly anticipated adaptation of the musical In the Heights. On this episode of Second Life, find out how—and why—Polanco decided to take a chance on Hollywood after spending years in the medical industry studying to become a nurse and working as a hospital manager in New York City.

    • 48 min
    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Nurse Jamie on Filler, Botox, and All the Lasers

    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Nurse Jamie on Filler, Botox, and All the Lasers

    On this week’s episode, celebrity skincare expert and aesthetic specialist Nurse Jamie tells Hillary Kerr about the latest innovations and non-invasive beauty treatments on the market, breaks down the difference and many uses of filler and Botox, and explains the benefits of lasers. As the skin guru to celebrities like Khloé Kardashian, Jessica Alba, and Hillary herself, we’re all ears. To check out the masterful beauty results Nurse Jamie achieves for yourself—without ever picking up a scalpel—watch her Netflix series, Skin Decision.

    • 33 min
    Amanda Kloots: Founder of AK! Fitness, The Talk Co-Host, and Author

    Amanda Kloots: Founder of AK! Fitness, The Talk Co-Host, and Author

    Amanda Kloots is the ultimate multi-hyphenate. She is the founder of AK! Fitness, where she has developed her signature fitness method; is co-founder of the give-back apparel company Hooray For alongside her sister; and is a co-host on CBS’s The Talk. As of June 15, she is also a published author with the debut of her memoir, Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero, in which she shares her 95-day struggle and love story with her husband, who tragically passed last July due to COVID-19. On this episode of Second Life, find out how Kloots’s 17-year career as a professional dancer on Broadway and as a Rockette gave her the perseverance and grit to build the multifaceted career she has today.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Gossip Girl Stars Zión Moreno, Jordan Alexander, and Emily Alyn Lind Share a Peek Inside Their World

    Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr: Gossip Girl Stars Zión Moreno, Jordan Alexander, and Emily Alyn Lind Share a Peek Inside Their World

    On this episode of the show, Drew Elovitz, our director of content strategy and senior managing editor, takes us behind the scenes of our June cover story with three of the cast members from the upcoming Gossip Girl—Zión Moreno, Jordan Alexander, and Emily Alyn Lind. As a superfan of the original show, Drew asks the talented cast everything you want to know about this new era of Gossip Girl, including what to expect from the elusive characters and how their world has changed over the 10 years since the original.

    • 35 min
    Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg: The Skimm Co-Founders and Co-CEOs

    Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg: The Skimm Co-Founders and Co-CEOs

    Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders and co-CEOs of trusted news source TheSkimm, completely changed the way millennials consume news by creating a platform that delivers digestible current content. Since its launch in 2012, TheSkimm has expanded its offerings through producing two top-rated podcasts, multiple events, countless videos, TheSkimm app, Skimm Well, and Skimm Money. Its initial product, the Daily Skimm, remains the fastest-growing newsletter on the market with over seven million subscribers. On this episode of Second Life, find out how Zakin and Weisberg’s early careers in major news organizations like MSNBC, The Daily Beast, and NBC led them to disrupt traditional news media forever.

    • 52 min
    Who What Wear with Hillary Kerr: Costume Designer Jenny Beavan on Fashion in Cruella

    Who What Wear with Hillary Kerr: Costume Designer Jenny Beavan on Fashion in Cruella

    Jenny Beavan is a prolific costume designer, having won her first Academy Award in 1987 for A Room With a View, and again for Mad Max: Fury Road. Most recently, she’s responsible for the works of art in the live-action feature film Cruella, starring Emma Stone. In this episode, Jenny tells us about her inspirations for the stunning fashion throughout the movie and takes us behind the scenes of creating a visual world for a major motion picture.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
139 Ratings

139 Ratings

gloucesterkatie ,

Addicted to this podcast!

Second Life is my go to podcast & I’m enjoying listening to these amazing women. The format just works & the questions bring out the learning, experience & inspiration from these entrepreneurs. I’m in the UK but I find these US lives and successes so helpful for reflecting on my own career and business experience.

esterleev ,

Top pod

One of the best podcasts out there. Hilary is such a good interviewer and the stories and super interesting. Also, women power ;)

Akaraseva ,

Loved ☺️

I loved the podcast as well as many others from Second Life.

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