95 episodes

On Broad Ideas, Rachel Bilson is joined by long-time best friend Olivia Allen to talk about sex, mental health, their belief (or lack of) in ghosts, and so much more. They’ll be joined by old friends, young friends, and some friends they haven’t met yet to have fun, casual conversations about the same kind of broad topics you'd find yourself discussing with your girlfriends.

Broad Ideas with Rachel Bilson & Olivia Allen Rachel Bilson

    • Comedy
    • 4.6 • 474 Ratings

On Broad Ideas, Rachel Bilson is joined by long-time best friend Olivia Allen to talk about sex, mental health, their belief (or lack of) in ghosts, and so much more. They’ll be joined by old friends, young friends, and some friends they haven’t met yet to have fun, casual conversations about the same kind of broad topics you'd find yourself discussing with your girlfriends.

    Audrina Patridge on Fentanyl, Single Mom Dating, and Bling Ring Robbery

    Audrina Patridge on Fentanyl, Single Mom Dating, and Bling Ring Robbery

    Audrina Patridge talks with Rachel and Olivia about the terrible loss of her niece, processing the grief with her daughter, and the fentanyl-lacing epidemic. They also discuss what it’s like dating with a child, and Rachel and Audrina share “Bling Ring”-stories.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Vegamour. For a limited time get 20% off your first subscription order by going to vegamour.com/ideas and using code IDEAS at check out.
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    Broad Ideas is supported by Sundays for Dogs. Get 40% off your first order of Sundays. Go to sundaysfordogs.com/IDEAS or use code IDEAS at checkout.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Ashlee Simpson on SNL-controversy, Individuality, and Relationship with Jessica

    Ashlee Simpson on SNL-controversy, Individuality, and Relationship with Jessica

    Ashlee Simpson talks to Rachel and Olivia about her relationship with her sister Jessica Simpson, her life as a mom to kids ranging from age 3 to 15, and the value of individuality. They also discuss female camaraderie, how often is normal to have sex in a marriage, and Ashlee’s infamous moment on SNL.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Talkspace. Get $80 off your first month at Talkspace.com/IDEAS.
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    • 1 hr 56 min
    Dylan Sprouse on Rune Reading, Hungarian Food, and The Suite Life

    Dylan Sprouse on Rune Reading, Hungarian Food, and The Suite Life

    Dylan Sprouse [The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, After We Collided, Big Daddy] geeks out with Rachel and Olivia about food and snacks, mysticism, and rune-readings. They also discuss his upcoming film Beautiful Wedding, his recent real-life wedding in Hungary, and whether he thinks there will ever be a Suite Life remake.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Vegamour. For a limited time get 20% off your first subscription order by going to vegamour.com/ideas and using code IDEAS at check out.
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    Broad Ideas is supported by Sundays for Dogs. Get 40% off your first order of Sundays. Go to sundaysfordogs.com/IDEAS or use code IDEAS at checkout.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Liza Soberano on Mental Health, Lisa Frankenstein, and the Philippines

    Liza Soberano on Mental Health, Lisa Frankenstein, and the Philippines

    Filipino-American actress Liza Soberano talks with Rachel and Olivia about mental health, the Philippines, and her new film Lisa Frankenstein. They also discuss fame, and how it affects your sibling-relationships.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Talkspace. Get $80 off your first month at Talkspace.com/IDEAS.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Paired. Connect with your partner every day using Paired – download the app at https://www.paired.com/IDEAS.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Green Chef. Go to greenchef.com/60broad and use code 60broad to get 60% off, plus 20% off your next two months.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    London Thor on Gen V, Not Wanting to be a “Woo-Girl”, and Boundaries

    London Thor on Gen V, Not Wanting to be a “Woo-Girl”, and Boundaries

    Actor and musician London Thor [Gen V] talks with Rachel and Olivia about music, babysitting for Olivia’s kid, and having to convince her parents to let her pursue acting. They also discuss Gen V, boundaries, and London being jealous of her partner’s ex that passed away.
    Broad Ideas is supported by OneSkin. Get started today with 15% off using code IDEAS at oneskin.co.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Firstleaf. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/IDEAS to sign up and you’ll get your first SIX hand-curated bottles for just $44.95.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Sundays for Dogs. Get 40% off your first order of Sundays. Go to sundaysfordogs.com/IDEAS or use code IDEAS at checkout.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Amanda Kloots on Dating as a Widow, and L.A. Men

    Amanda Kloots on Dating as a Widow, and L.A. Men

    TV-personality, dancer, actress, and fitness instructor Amanda Kloots talks with Rachel and Olivia about dating as a widow, the moon, and how men on apps in Los Angeles are overly obsessed with their dogs. They also discuss Amanda’s time as a Rockette, Broadway, and what's the right way and amount of encouragement for kids.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Blissy. Try now risk- free for 60 nights at Blissy.com/RACHEL, and get an additional 30% off.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Quince. Go to Quince.com/ideas for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns.
    Broad Ideas is supported by Sundays for Dogs. Get 40% off your first order of Sundays. Go to sundaysfordogs.com/IDEAS or use code IDEAS at checkout.

    • 1 hr 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
474 Ratings

474 Ratings

mizm0nk ,

Love Ashlee!!!

Need more ashlee! Part 2 please!!!! Thank you for bringing ashlee on!!

TKFree5 ,

Keep it Real

I just found your podcast and started w the Jake Johnson interview. Sooo FUNNY! I love your energy, honestly and commitment to keeping it real when there’s so much pressure to do the opposite! I’ll be listening to a lot more now!!

@britkots ,

Kristin Cavallari Interview

The first episode I listened to was the Kristin Cavallari interview and it was amazing. I will definitely be listening more. I started actually laughing out loud, so good.

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