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It's me, your friend Busy Philipps! My creative partner Caissie St. Onge & I love making things that we believe people need & will love & we’ve had so many plans. We had plans to do a TV show that would shake up late night! And we think it kinda did! For six months. We adored our genius, scrappy creative team at “Busy Tonight” as much as we loved our audience, so when we broke the news that we’d been canceled, we vowed to get back up & make even bigger plans to invent a whole new way of doing things in the entertainment biz, to reunite our beautiful staff & change the game for everyone! An entertainment Utopia! And we were so close, then...the world changed. Now those plans are, at the very least, on hold. So, we've shifted gears, like everyone has had to, & with our friends, we're just doing our best, taking it slow & talking to fascinating friends about how *they* are doing *their* best. They’ll tell us all about those times in their lives when a setback actually led to the right thing. Maybe it was a job that didn't pan out, but opened the door to an even more perfect one, or maybe it's how they studied for years to do the thing they thought was their calling, only to fall into something else that felt like kismet. The thing is, we want to share those moments because right now EVERYBODY is having one of those moments. Maybe we'll all learn something life-changing or maybe we'll just have a conversation where we break down in tears, then laugh at ourselves for crying. Whatever happens, we can assure you, Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best!

Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best Cloud10

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    • 4.6 • 2.1K Ratings

It's me, your friend Busy Philipps! My creative partner Caissie St. Onge & I love making things that we believe people need & will love & we’ve had so many plans. We had plans to do a TV show that would shake up late night! And we think it kinda did! For six months. We adored our genius, scrappy creative team at “Busy Tonight” as much as we loved our audience, so when we broke the news that we’d been canceled, we vowed to get back up & make even bigger plans to invent a whole new way of doing things in the entertainment biz, to reunite our beautiful staff & change the game for everyone! An entertainment Utopia! And we were so close, then...the world changed. Now those plans are, at the very least, on hold. So, we've shifted gears, like everyone has had to, & with our friends, we're just doing our best, taking it slow & talking to fascinating friends about how *they* are doing *their* best. They’ll tell us all about those times in their lives when a setback actually led to the right thing. Maybe it was a job that didn't pan out, but opened the door to an even more perfect one, or maybe it's how they studied for years to do the thing they thought was their calling, only to fall into something else that felt like kismet. The thing is, we want to share those moments because right now EVERYBODY is having one of those moments. Maybe we'll all learn something life-changing or maybe we'll just have a conversation where we break down in tears, then laugh at ourselves for crying. Whatever happens, we can assure you, Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best!

    If You Come For Me, Bring a Dollar!

    If You Come For Me, Bring a Dollar!

    Caissie St. Onge:
    This week, Busy and Caissie did their best at some pretty basic stuff, but nevertheless, they are proud of it! Plus, they discuss the Vulture profile of Joss Whedon & try to finally get to the bottom of what cryptocurrency is & why celebrities are suddenly tweeting about NFTs. Does anybody cry? You’ll find out! 

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    • 1 hr 51 min
    Sick Cricks :(

    Sick Cricks :(

    This week, Busy’s got a sick co-worker & a sick kid & one less set of sheets. But she’s doing her best! Even when it’s cold outside, Busy’s just “Dolly Parton-ing It!” She also shares something at which she hasn’t been doing her best. Meanwhile, Caissie is thinking a lot about the actual meaning of self-care AND she tells the Nicolas Cage story she thought she already told, but promised to tell if she had not!

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    • 1 hr 38 min
    Into the Woods

    Into the Woods

    Busy & Caissie are back from their various holiday breaks. They missed you! Did they make any New Year’s resolutions? Are they sticking to them? How did Busy’s attempt at posting a thirst trap go? What should that little nub of armpit fat be called? What unusual Christmas gifts did Caissie receive? The answers to all this and more are in this episode!

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    • 2 hr 11 min
    Christmas Eve-eve-EVE!

    Christmas Eve-eve-EVE!

    It’s Christmas Eve-eve-EVE! And Busy & Caissie are alternately freaking out while trying to stay calm about Omicron. Can it still be a magical holiday? Probably not in the way we all hoped it would be, but nevertheless, they’re doing their best. And they have a few things they’d like to say to all of you who have spent time hanging out with BPIDHB all year.

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Gloria Calderón Kellett

    Gloria Calderón Kellett

    This week, Busy is not feeling her best & is on a bit of bed rest. Caissie had a truly terrible bad day that she is still not quite over, clearly. And regarding the broken Snowbaby saga, a possible solution has hit a bit of a snafu. Then, Busy’s former LMU classmate & the showrunner of “One Day at a Time,” Gloria Calderón Kellett stops by to talk about her new project “With Love” on Amazon, and what it was like working with Busy’s kid, Birdie, on the show! Then, Glo blows everyones’ minds by sharing how important it can be to reframe the way you’re thinking about things. It might blow your mind too!

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    • 3 hr 7 min
    Unhinged

    Unhinged

    This week, Busy feels like her podcast energy is unhinged. Caissie isn’t feeling like anything, especially Christmas. But they’re doing their best! Find out how Busy inadvertently started a massive Hollywood rumor, which Beatle she wants to bone & who she’s not gonna talk about! TRIGGER WARNING: This episode does contain conversation about self-harm, suicidal ideation & suicide. Please proceed with caution.

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    • 2 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.1K Ratings

2.1K Ratings

aida ;) ,

The realest show I listen to

I love this podcast. I love the length, format, and content. Busy and Caissie are genuine, vulnerable, and so smart.

sfmaker ,

Love B&C!!!!

This podcast is the highlight of my mid-work week. I feel like I am sitting down with friends. And I often learn things that I’m not expecting. The ONLY thing I am hoping they might change is the format of the ads— it feels like there are more and more ads (which is good for the pod), but they are unpredictable in length, and you never know when they are going to pop up. It would be amazing if they came at a more predictable cadence and lasted for a set amount of time (like armchair expert).

RCGR123 ,

Great podcast

Love Busy and Cassie!!!

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