This week: The sexy celebrity money stories often involve how they spend it… or lose it. But we’re turned on by the work of managing it and managing it well. From suddenly-celeb showrunners to authors and accountants, the showbiz jobs that used to be considered unsexy are getting their share of the spotlight – this is the work that makes celebrity possible.
On today's show: Before we all went Apesh-t, Drake’s Degrassi reunion was the one we were all talking about. We talk about the work that went into going back to school. If Hollywood is high school, Tiffany Haddish is now at the popular kids’ table. She’s been candid about how that has changed her experiences and the effect that has had on her work and how she works. From there we move on to the success of Ocean’s 8 and whether or not it’s a win in every respect. And finally, Tracee Ellis Ross teaches us about the value of not asking.
On today's show: Reese Witherspoon’s “Type A” personality makes her well-suited to leadership. But how did she go from Type A to Hello Sunshine? And what is the work that went into how she’s changing the game not only in Hollywood but in the publishing world? Michael B Jordan is getting more specific and selective about his work by asking for no specificity at all. Is this a smart strategy – and is it a strategy available to everyone? And finally, the specificity of Tiffany Haddish’s happiness goals.
This week: How did the work and the work process of Serena Williams change when she became a parent? And how is she, the Greatest of All Time, changing the way we talk about parenting and the workplace? Next, we compare how Samantha Bee and Drake each managed their respective professional crises and now that The Americans has concluded, we celebrate the series’ costumes and wig game.