25 episodes

Everything is Fine is a series for women on life over 40. Hosted by former Lucky magazine founding editor Kim France and documentary filmmaker Tally Abecassis, each episode digs deep into the identity shift that comes with navigating this alternately weird and liberating stage of life. A chat-show with themed episodes and interview guests from the media and entertainment worlds, we tackle our fears, our health, our careers, self-care, and how to negotiate being called “middle-aged” when you feel anything but.

Everything is Fine Tally Abecassis and Kim France

    • Fashion & Beauty
    • 4.8, 278 Ratings

Everything is Fine is a series for women on life over 40. Hosted by former Lucky magazine founding editor Kim France and documentary filmmaker Tally Abecassis, each episode digs deep into the identity shift that comes with navigating this alternately weird and liberating stage of life. A chat-show with themed episodes and interview guests from the media and entertainment worlds, we tackle our fears, our health, our careers, self-care, and how to negotiate being called “middle-aged” when you feel anything but.

    A Body at Battle

    A Body at Battle

    Tally and Kim welcome This American Life producer Susan Burton, whose new memoir, Empty, tells the story of the eating disorders that tormented her from adolescence into adulthood—her darkest moments, her biggest challenges, and how she eventually overcame.
    Our show's Instagram is @eifpodcast and you can find Kim on her blog Girls of a Certain Age.
     
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    • 35 min
    Talking Music

    Talking Music

    We've got NPR's music critic and correspondent Ann Powers on this week's episode, and she dishes on who the critics were all wrong about, the true role of groupies, how Madonna's dealing with aging, the thing she almost never talks about (that made her trend on Twitter), why Taylor Swift will outlast us all, and much more.
    Our show's Instagram is @eifpodcast and you can find Kim on her blog Girls of a Certain Age.
     
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    • 36 min
    It's Never Too Late

    It's Never Too Late

    Tally and Kim welcome comedian Shalewa Sharpe, who was just a few years under 40 when she decided to try standup for the first time, and we're talking about reinvention; what music and porn have in common; Black versus white audiences, and so much more. Check out her hilarious special Stay Eating Cookies on YouTube!
    Our show's Instagram is @eifpodcast and you can find Kim on her blog Girls of a Certain Age.
     
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    • 36 min
    Damn Right, Women Are Funny

    Damn Right, Women Are Funny

    Legendary comedy writer and Lean-In coauthor Nell Scovell holds forth on the myth that women aren't funny; developing a thick skin in the writer's room; why being the only woman in the room doesn't mean you're special; the secret she considered taking to the grave, and so much more. Nell's brilliant memoir is Just the Funny Parts.
    Our show's Instagram is @eifpodcast and you can find Kim on her blog Girls of a Certain Age.
     
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    • 34 min
    The Joys of Living Single

    The Joys of Living Single

    Tally and Kim welcome Glynnis MacNicol—author of No One Tells You This: A Memoir—about the many and varied delights and freedoms of being a woman over 40 living alone. Her argument—that we need more road maps and role models for women who want to build a solo life—is very compelling. Glynnis' product rec is a fancy French oil called Patyka!
    Our show's Instagram is @eifpodcast and you can find Kim on her blog Girls of a Certain Age.
     
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    • 34 min
    Tales of a Middle-Aged Surfer Babe

    Tales of a Middle-Aged Surfer Babe

    Our guest for this episode is Diane Cardwell, author of the new memoir Rockaway: Surfing Headlong Into a New Life. We're talking about her decision, in her mid-40s, to take up surfing and move to The Rockaways to commit fully to it. Along the way, we discuss conquering fear, reinvention, making room in life for your passion, and so much more.
    Diane's product rec is anything with Hyaluronic acid!
    Our show's Instagram is @eifpodcast and you can find Kim on her blog Girls of a Certain Age.
     
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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
278 Ratings

278 Ratings

sheltered in san jose ,

Missing my friends

Just finally had a three hour masked patio visit with one of my best best friends. I am realizing that podcasts like these are helping me get through the pandemic by subbing in for my friends lunches. Lots of good conversations, insights and information. Highly recommend.

cvcoote ,

Must Listening

I too look forward to this podcast every week. The guests are usually informative and entertaining and I love that Kim and Tally’s personalities come through so vibrantly.

Carol Coote
Los Angeles

Clementine Wurlitzer ,

I look forward to this podcast all week

Smart topics, with sharp and engaging guest. Plus, every time Kim France laughs, a rebel angel gets its wings.

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