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Today’s Locktober Expert is Dr. Leslie Korn, an expert in Natural and Integrative Medicine specializing in treating trauma, chronic illness and optimal wellness and author of Natural Woman. She’s got some great advice for us and a special offer on her online classes. See below for details. Also today, Liz spills the beans on backstage with Ina Garten and how she prepped for her Zoom night with the Barefoot Contessa at Sixth & I. Ina Garten’s new book is Modern Comfort Food.

To try an online course from Dr. Leslie Korn, follow these instructions:

1. Access LKIIM Courses website: https://bit.ly/2FHJdRa

or https://institute.drlesliekorn.com/courses

2. You will get a 50% off on all courses by using the coupon code SISTERS50.

3. The coupon will be available from October 20th to October 26th.

4. To make it valid, delete the current code at the checkout page and enter the new code: SISTERS50.

5. In case there’s not coupon showing when checking out, you will have to enter the code in “add a coupon” 

Her latest book is Natural Woman: Herbal Remedies for Radiant Health At Every Age and Stage of Life.

Recommendations from Entertaining Sisters:

Julie:

Palm Springs

Bruce Springsteen Letter to You

Liz: 

Tana French The Searcher

The Trial of the Chicago 7 on Netflix

Thank you to our sponsors this week:

Harry’s: www.harrys.com/satsisters

Liquid IV: www.liquidIV.com Use promo code sisters at checkout

Third Love: www.thirdlove.com/sisters

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Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook PageFacebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

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How can we find more joy and connection over the holidays even if we are not together? Rabbi/Cantor Judy Greenfeld, the Relationship Rabbi from Nachson Minyan joins us with advice. Plus, Lian tells us about how Martha Stewart has been quarantining and why its important to smile even under your mask, Julie has tips for how to mage your inevitable meltdowns and Liz realizes she actually had that boss Sylvie from Emily in Paris. Merde!

We have new merch in the Satellite Sisters Shop including collections themed Stay Connected, Peace & Sauce and I’m An Eyeballer. You can find everything on our website here: https://satellitesisters.com/shop/

Interested in Ina Garten and Helene Cooper intro’d by Liz tonight online at Sixth & I? Tickets and books here.

Book Club Brunch with Lian to talk The Sweeney Sisters. This Sunday at noon ET/ 9 am PT. Register here.

Entertaining Sisters:

True Appaloosa on Amazon Prime is a fascinating documentary about a horse breeder that Julie recommends for adventure lovers, horse lovers and anyone curious far-off places like Kyrgystan.

We’re still talking about Emily in Paris on Netflix plus Lian recommends two more shows in that genre:

Call Your Agent on Netflix is French and fabulous.

Love Life on HBO Max starring Anna Kendricks is a winner: so smart and fun.

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Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook PageFacebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

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Locktober begins! All month the Satellite Sisters will bring you experts with advice on handling extended lockdown. Today its Dr. Stephanie Newman on managing anxiety, setting goals and empathy. Stephanie is a NY psychotherapist as well as an author. Her new novel, BARBARIANS AT THE PTA, explores bullying and quickly became an Amazon best-seller in multiple categories.

Lian will be on Friends and Fiction on Wednesday October 7 at 7 pm ET/4 pm Pacific. Julie and Liz will also drop in. You can join the Friends and Fiction Facebook Group here. Click on this Streamyard link to join the event on Wednesday: https://streamyard.com/tittn7wp4d

On Tuesday October 13, Liz will appear online at our favorite arts and culture organization Sixth and I to introduce Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contesa herself! You can buy tickets here. For $40, you can get a signed copy of her new book Modern Comfort Food and a link to the online event.

Julie thinks watching animal videos may be the best way to manage anxiety. Her suggestions are:

Warriorcanineconnection.org

Kittenrescue.org

Nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams

Explore.org/livecams/africanwildlife

Montereybayaquarium.org

Explore.org/livecams/panda-bears

Explore.org/livecams/brown-bears

Entertaining Sisters: Julie recommends

Tehran On Apple TV +

Emily in Paris on Netflix

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Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook PageFacebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

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Claire Tansey joins us today, publication day for her great new cookbook Dinner, Uncomplicated. We’ve already tested some of the recipes ourselves. Winners are announced for our #satsisterslookwhatidid contest – 1 randomly drawn from the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group and another from Instagram. Did you win? Listen to find out.

We tackle the new Netflix documentary called The Social Dilemma. Have you seen it? Julie and Liz have. Lian’s got some ambitious plans for holiday decoration that she lays out. Liz has good news about aging from a study she read about in Fast Company.

Entertaining Sisters:

Lian recommends the audiobook of Lucy Foley’s The Guest List

She and her son are watching The Last Dance on Netflix. It’s the Michael Jordan documentary that originally aired on ESPN.

Liz is a little late to the party but she’s loving The Great British Baking Show.

Thank you to our sponsors. Please use these special urls and promo codes:

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ThirdLove: www.thirdlove.com/sisters

Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook PageFacebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

See more
Sep 22, 2020

Thank you, Justice Ginsburg.

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The Satellite Sisters thank Ruth Bader Ginsburg and share many of the things we have read or listened to since learning of her passing.

RBG New York Times Obituary

RBG First Woman To Lie In State

Nina Totenberg on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Advice for Living

Amicus Podcast from Dahlia Lithwick on the Women of Harvard Law ’59

Julie recommends this new book on college admissions: Who Gets In and Why by Jeffrey Selingo

Lian recommends breathing! And this new book that’s all about breathing and your nose.

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor

What dentists are seeing now in this time of stress.

Entertaining Sisters:

Remain In Love audiobook read by Chris Frantz.

Sara Bareilles TV show on Apple TV +: Little Voice

Sara Bareilles on Dax Shepherd’s podcast.

Thank you to our sponsors. Please use these special urls to support our show.

Ritual: www.ritual.com/sisters

Harry’s: www.harrys.com/satsisters

Rothy’s: www.rothys.com/sisters

School Mask Pack: www.schoolmaskpack.com/sisters

Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook PageFacebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

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Chris Frantz of The Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club joins us to talk about his new memoir Remain In Love. Two iconic bands. One unforgettable life. A lovely guy married to rock goddess Tina Weymouth. What’s not to love? Not only are we huge fans of Chris’ but he and Tina live in Fairfield, CT, the town where we grew up.

Lian made a special music playlist for today. Check out Satellite Sisters Talking Heads Talk on Spotify.

Julie has highlights from entries so far in our Facebook Group and Instagram contest #satsisterslookwhatidid. From the sublime to the ridiculous, some top notch work, sisters and misters!

Liz thanks her sisters for her birthday Cameo message from Michael Ian Black. Check it out in the @satsisters Instagram feed.

This contest runs through September 28th.

Post photos of things you accomplished – big things or small! It’s all worthy.

Use the hashtag #satsisterslookwhatidid with your post.

Got it? We want to celebrate what you are getting done so use #satsisterslookwhatidid when you post it in your own instagram feed or in the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. We’ll do a random drawing on the show Sept 29 and two sisters or misters will get a bag of Satellite Sisters swag. One from Instagram and one from the Facebook Group.

Plus, last week Julie confessed she had used laundry spray on her face. It said Reduce Wrinkles! Today, we have your own product snafu confessions.

Thank you to our sponsors. Please use these special links and promo codes:

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Lian Dolan’s new dates for The Sweeney Sisters Book Clubs:

Lian: Sweeney Sisters new book club dates: 

September, October– including a Brunch time slot! 

Sept 16 7 pm Pacific Time

October 14 4 pm Pacific Time

October 18 9 am Sunday PT/noon ET 

Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook PageFacebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

See more

Lian catches us up on her dancing progress ( new Rhumba!), Julie accidentally invents a new beauty product and Liz goes from Yosemite to Nosemite. Plus: Russian poisonings are back in the news, we are all struggling with some covid-induced social awkwardness, we salute favorite teacher Shirley Thormann and share the little-known story of Olympic athlete Otis Davis who became a life-long teacher.

NEW CONTEST: LOOK WHAT I DID!

Our new contest on Instagram and in our Facebook Group begins today and runs through September 28th.

Post photos of things you accomplished – big things or small! It’s all worthy.

Use the hashtag #satsisterslookwhatidid with your post.

Got it? We want to celebrate what you are getting done so use #satsisterslookwhatidid when you post it in your own instagram feed or in the Satellite Sisters Facebook Group. We’ll do a random drawing on the show Sept 29 and two sisters or misters will get a bag of Satellite Sisters swag. One from Instagram and one from the Facebook Group.

Thanks to today’s sponsors. Please use these urls when you shop with them.

Harry’s www.harrys.com/satsisters

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ENTERTAINING SISTERS

Liz recommend’s Carl Hiassen’s new book Squeeze Me.

Julie recommends climate change thriller Occupied on Netflix.

Lian recommends Netflix documentary The Speed Cubers.

Lian Dolan’s new dates for The Sweeney Sisters Book Clubs:

Lian: Sweeney Sisters new book club dates: 

September, October– including a Brunch time slot! 

Sept 9 4 pm Pacific Time

Sept 16 7 pm Pacific Time

October 14 4 pm Pacific Time

October 18 9 am Sunday PT/noon ET 

Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook PageFacebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

See more

We’re back! Lian, Julie and Liz announce plans for the Fall 2020 season including a special series of helpful interviews during what we are calling Locktober. We are here for you, sisters and misters! Also today, some thoughts about the legacies of Chadwick Boseman and Coach John Thompson.

Lian shares information about growth of colon cancer in young people and recommends these:

Ryan Coogler’s tribute to Chadwick Boseman

Katie Couric’s CRC interview about the puzzling rise of colon cancer in young people.

Urban Nana Julie Dolan has two helpful stories:

School Daze: Where’s College? Anywhere You Want

Pandemic Parenting: Parenting with an audience

Entertaining Sisters:

Lian recommends this podcast (not new but new to her and she loves it): 99% Invisible

Liz has some recommendations for what works and what doesn’t as an outdoor movie. Her two faves this summer: Napoleon Dynamite and Black Panther. Maybe skip Jurassic Park if you have nearby neighbors or dogs who might be agitated by the scary noises.

Grand Prize winner in Cooking With Liz’s Sauce of the Summer Finale is Mama Capra’s Marinara. Congrats, Mama and Happy 95th Birthday. Your swag is on the way.

Visit our new website www.satellitesisters.com.

Subscribe to our new newsletter Pep Talk here.

For more info on Lian Dolan’s newest novel The Sweeney Sisters, visit her website here.

Buy The Sweeney Sisters here on bookshop.org or here on amazon.

Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters.

Thank you to our sponsors. Please use these special urls and promo codes to support them.

School Mask Pack: www.schoolmaskpack.com/sisters

Ritual: www.ritual.com/sisters

Green Chef: www.greenchef.com/sisters80 use promo code sisters80

Rothys: www.rothys.com/sisters

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Women’s Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.