13 episodes

Freshly minted Ambie Award nominees Rita and Ellin prove that EVERYONE needs a Jewish grandmother! You know, a sassy woman who's lived to the fullest, tells it to you straight and wants nothing more than to fix you up, spoil you with love, and send you home with some matzo ball soup! If you don’t have a Bubbe of your own, you can borrow our hosts! They’ll introduce you to some less-than traditional grandmothers and the unbreakable bonds each one has with their favorite grandchildren. Through intimate conversations, they’ll share hard-earned wisdom from lives well-lived. Whether it’s flying planes and touring Vietnam or dating around and kissing Elvis, nothing is off the table for these daring women. They’ll leave you laughing, commiserating, and inspired to live life to the fullest, no matter how old you are.

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    • Comedy
    • 4.9 • 985 Ratings

Freshly minted Ambie Award nominees Rita and Ellin prove that EVERYONE needs a Jewish grandmother! You know, a sassy woman who's lived to the fullest, tells it to you straight and wants nothing more than to fix you up, spoil you with love, and send you home with some matzo ball soup! If you don’t have a Bubbe of your own, you can borrow our hosts! They’ll introduce you to some less-than traditional grandmothers and the unbreakable bonds each one has with their favorite grandchildren. Through intimate conversations, they’ll share hard-earned wisdom from lives well-lived. Whether it’s flying planes and touring Vietnam or dating around and kissing Elvis, nothing is off the table for these daring women. They’ll leave you laughing, commiserating, and inspired to live life to the fullest, no matter how old you are.

    Sue + Jed

    Sue + Jed

    Sue Poster, the original inspiration for Call Your Grandmother, is back! This time, she’s joined by co-thespian and grandson Jed Levinson, who has a bone to pick after listening to Season 1 and discovering that he doesn’t seem to be the favorite grandchild. Show tunes, prank calls, and a trip to WrestleMania weave through the story of this hilarious pair of Call Your Grandmother anti-heroes.
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    • 45 min
    Connie + Skylar

    Connie + Skylar

    Legendary singer and actress Connie Stevens – a favorite of our hosts Rita and Ellin – has a beautiful bond with her eldest grandchild Skylar, who draws her out on kissing Elvis, being shorter than Sammy Davis Jr. and whether or not she had a fling with Neil Armstrong after the moon landing.  Skylar’s grounded sense of humor and work ethic as she follows in Connie’s larger than life footsteps are a testament to Connie’s steadfast focus on her family through the vicissitudes of a life in show business.
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    • 34 min
    Mamaw + Will

    Mamaw + Will

    From learning to fly, to riding a white horse, to becoming friends with Michael Jordan, Mamaw’s audacious good humor has influenced her adored grandson Will to live with the same dauntless spirit – from starting Mental Floss with his friend Mangesh out of their college dorm room to becoming COO of iHeart’s Podcast Network. Join Rita and Ellin as they welcome our first Southern grandmother to the show with open arms – you’ll come away feeling like you could try anything and succeed.
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    • 34 min
    Adrien + Ashley

    Adrien + Ashley

    Cosmetics pioneer Adrien Arpel's fearless work ethic rubbed off early on her entrepreneur granddaughter Ashley - in fact the two are nearly identical. Equally adept at deciphering texts from boys, battling over Halloween costumes, and falling in love at first sight, this incredible pair show true grit for life and admiration for each other in equal boundless measure.

     
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    • 40 min
    Rita + Ellin are Back!

    Rita + Ellin are Back!

    Our Hosts Rita and Ellin are thrilled to be back and are ready to introduce you to a whole new crop of trailblazing grandmas! They’re off Bridgerton, on Steve Harvey, and famous in their buildings — and they’re beyond excited for season 2! As Ellin likes to say, you don’t have to be Jewish to love Levy’s Rye Bread - and you don’t have to be Jewish to listen to Call Your Grandmother!
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    • 8 min
    Rita + Ellin + Meryl (the creator!)

    Rita + Ellin + Meryl (the creator!)

    Rita and Ellin come blazing back for a bonus episode with the show’s creator, Meryl Poster. They talk the making of the show, the thrill of daytime TV stardom, and Meryl shares a big surprise!

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    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
985 Ratings

985 Ratings

holgapro ,

Call your grandmother

I think the interviews with grandmothers are the best podcasts I have ever listened to online

Alohabrooke ,

Such a Gem!

I loved every minute of these ladies. My grandma wasn’t Jewish but she would have fit right in and she was my best friend until she passed holding my hand and laughing in my mid-30’s…these stories of the past are such a gift and so inspiring. Only she brings such wisdom and honesty. We should listen as much as possible because they know what’s important.

Amylynn29 ,

Coming back?

Please please tell me this is comin back 😬

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