40 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

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 132 Ratings

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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 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.

    Julia Gets Wise with Anne Lamott

    Julia Gets Wise with Anne Lamott

    This week on Wiser Than Me, Julia gets schooled by 70-year-old author and Sunday school teacher Anne Lamott (Bird by Bird). Julia finds solace in subtle signs from the universe and learns the importance of shutting the hell up when it comes to parenting adult children. Anne also shares wisdom on recovery, perfectionism, and falling in love at 65. Plus, Julia and her mom, Judy, explore the inevitable role reversal that comes with aging parents.

     

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    COVERGIRL is a proud sponsor of Wiser Than Me. Check out their Simply Ageless Skin Perfector Essence. Learn more at covergirl.com. Only from Easy, Breezy, Beautiful COVERGIRL. 

     

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    • 51 min
    Anne Lamott on Spiritual Budgeting and Cats

    Anne Lamott on Spiritual Budgeting and Cats

    Anne shares her experience as a writing teacher and gives a thought-provoking analogy on what it means to spend your daily spiritual energy. Additionally, Julia and Anne discuss online dating and solutions for pet allergies, including the controversial use of brewer's yeast.

    Julia Gets Wise with Debbie Allen

    Julia Gets Wise with Debbie Allen

    On this episode of Wiser Than Me, Julia sits down with 74-year-old Debbie Allen, the iconic talent known for her work as a choreographer, actor, producer, director, and founder of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. Debbie shares wisdom on mentorship, tough love, and thriving after rejection. Additionally, Julia talks about the origins of the “Elaine dance” and discusses longevity with her mom, Judy – inspired by Debbie's own mother, who is 101 years old.

     

    Follow Wiser Than Me on Instagram and TikTok @wiserthanme and on Facebook at facebook.com/wiserthanmepodcast.

     

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    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium. 

     

    Maker’s Mark is a proud sponsor of Wiser Than Me. Celebrate the wise women in your life by creating a custom, personalized label from artist Gayle Kabaker today at www.makersmark.com/personalize.

     

    Hairstory is a proud sponsor of Wiser Than Me. Check out their hero product, New Wash, today at Hairstory.com and get 20% off with code WISER.

     

    This show is sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit betterhelp.com/wiser for 10% off your first month.

     

    For exclusive discount codes and more information about our sponsors, visit https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/. 

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    • 59 min
    Debbie Allen on Divas and Directing

    Debbie Allen on Divas and Directing

    On today's premium episode of Wiser Than Me, Julia opens up about a tough decision she faced when “Veep” needed a new showrunner, and delves into Debbie's transformative directing work on hit shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.” Plus, the duo discusses Debbie’s collaborations with musical superstars like Dolly Parton, Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
132 Ratings

132 Ratings

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Great podcast series!

I keep coming back to this podcast series - I laugh, cry, feel enraged, hopeful, uplifted. I’m a 28 year old guy and these women are so inspiring, so too is the wonderful Julia of course. Everyone should give this podcast a listen - men, women and everything in between - you will love it!

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