Don't Ask Tig

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Matilda
 Jun 1, 2021
diddnt she take money from Louis CK then after the fact complain about his well known behavior?

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Need advice? Comedian Tig Notaro doesn’t have all the answers, but that won't stop her from fielding your questions on life's many challenges. With the help of her friends and the occasional expert, Tig gives her best inexpert guidance on everything from lost love to giving yourself a haircut with toddler scissors. We're warning you now: Don't Ask Tig.

Episode Date
Cyndi Lauper
00:34:19

What should you do if your daughter just wants to have fun-- hanging out at her wealthy boyfriend's house instead of yours?  Music icon Cyndi Lauper and Tig answer that,  plus give advice to a woman who lost her mother's diamond decades ago and wonders if she should confess now. Cyndi also admits she sometimes pretends she's someone else when spotted by a fan in public, and Tig tries to help Cyndi figure out which celebrities are in her cell phone under coded initials.

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Indeed (indeed.com/tig), Storyblocks (storyblocks.com/tig), and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20).

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.


Jun 02, 2021
Jane Velez-Mitchell
00:44:56

What should you do if your dog eats a friend's $12-hundred dollar shoes? How about if your kid wants to be vegan?  And why you should kick a vaping habit? Outspoken journalist, author, activist Jane Velez-Mitchell joins Tig to dispense no-nonsense advice on those and other issues like telling the world you're a lesbian later in life and how to stop a friend from opening a bakery when they're a terrible baker!

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20), and Tor Books' The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, available now wherever books are sold.

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  


May 26, 2021
Zack Snyder
00:37:58

What does it take to replace one key actor in a feature film after it's edited?  The director of “Superman” and “Justice League,” Zack Snyder, explains how his team inserted Tig into hours of footage with green screens and other tricks, while Tig reveals her acting techniques on Zack's latest film “Army of the Dead.” Plus, Tig and Zack offer advice on how to tactfully get rid of all that artwork your kids bring home from school and suggest the most thoughtful ways to tell your partner they really need a shower— especially when they've lost their sense of smell.

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20), and Bambee (bambee.com/tig). 

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  

May 19, 2021
Sunny Hostin
00:42:28

Want advice on how to ask the cashier at your local Trader Joe’s for a date? Unsure how to handle your grandma, who's apparently developed a habit of forging autographs? How about needing help naming your beehive?  Get answers to those and other pressing questions when Tig chats with TV host, journalist, and lawyer Sunny Hostin, who also tells all about how Whoopie Goldberg's shoes created a blood sport behind the scenes on "The View." 

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Indeed (indeed.com/tig), and Storyblocks (storyblocks.com/tig).

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  


May 12, 2021
Ed Helms
00:40:51

 Comedian and actor Ed Helms, star of The Office and Hangover movies, discloses how he handles awkward fans who yell at him across airports, and how to deliver an inspiring commencement speech. Then Tig and Ed help listeners navigate annoying office hygiene issues and working with an eccentric billionaire.

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20).

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  


May 05, 2021
Fran Lebowitz
00:29:38

 Contemplating a trip to Mars? ... how about if it's only one way? Wondering how you can learn to be funnier? Writer and social commentator Fran Lebowitz responds to listener questions and explains why she believes that a density of "angry homosexuals" is good for a city. Plus, Fran tells Tig what she wishes she could ask her late friend, novelist and Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison.

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask, use code: dontask20), and the podcast Back From Broken.

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  


Apr 28, 2021
Lilly Singh
00:41:02

NBC host and comedian Lilly Singh dishes about the best advice she ever received from her mentor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and why producing her talk show, "A Little Late With Lilly Singh," is more fun the second time around. Then, Tig and Lilly give their takes on texting etiquette, responses to unwanted comments about your body, and what to do if your mother says she wants to move in with you.

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20).

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Apr 21, 2021
Paula Poundstone
00:50:17

Having trouble getting your kids to read books? Got an uncomfortable secret you need to share with a friend before they walk down the aisle? Comedian Paula Poundstone and Tig are here to help. Plus, Paula discusses interacting with her stand-up audiences and how she carries on conversations during dates.

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig), Sakara (sakara.com/dontask, use code: dontask20), and the podcast Back From Broken.

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  


Apr 14, 2021
Andrew Yang
00:37:29

Is it possible to have a successful run for public office even if you don’t end up winning? Andrew Yang looks back on his 2020 presidential bid and looks forward to his bid for mayor of New York City. Andrew also helps Tig advise listeners on setting boundaries if you’re an introvert, and how to gently let someone know that they’ve been calling you by the wrong name for a really long time.

Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Nick Kroll on April 8th at dontasktig.org/tickets! It helps support this public radio podcast!

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  

Apr 07, 2021
Judd Apatow
00:34:16

Recorded live last December, Judd Apatow gets candid about mentorship and the ways that his personal life end up in his films. Tig and Judd give advice about initiating a breakup, motivating an unmotivated retiree to spice up his life, and getting an odorous co-worker to use deodorant. Want to check out video of the event?

Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Nick Kroll on April 8th at dontasktig.org/tickets! It helps support this public radio podcast!

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Sakara (sakara.com/dontask and use code: dontask20). 

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. 


Mar 31, 2021
Rebecca Walker
00:44:07

Rebecca Walker shares her experience writing for Tig’s Amazon Prime series “One Mississippi” and what it was like growing up with a larger-than-life mother. Tig and Rebecca offer up their pearls of wisdom about teaching sexual boundaries to teens, de-scandalizing your child’s wedding music playlist, and how to stop unnecessarily apologizing.

Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Nick Kroll on April 8th at dontasktig.org/tickets!

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig). 

Need advice?  Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.  

Mar 24, 2021
Molly Ringwald
00:43:09

We're back! Molly Ringwald admits that she's terrible at giving teenagers advice (despite being a teen movie icon). Molly and Tig advise on dealing with lottery-winning family members, finding your life's purpose, and what to do with old love letters.  

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig).  

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Mar 17, 2021
Sarah Paulson
00:43:35

Tig and Sarah Paulson give advice on receiving sub-par baked goods and correcting someone’s word usage. They also name a car and auction off a gavel!

Don’t Ask Tig returns with new episodes March 10.

This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig)

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Jan 27, 2021
Nora McInerny
00:37:42

Nora McInerny of Terrible, Thanks For Asking joins Tig to give advice on hard times, old friends, skater boys, and Cheap Johnnies. 

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk)

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Jan 20, 2021
Robin Roberts
00:39:23

Robin Roberts and Tig catch up on growing up in Mississippi in this chat from December. Plus, Tig and Robin advise on recreational space travel and making career choices, and they name a cat from Jersey!

This episode is sponsored by Indeed (indeed.com/tig) and Betterhelp (betterhelp.com/tig discount code tig)

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Jan 13, 2021
Jameela Jamil
00:40:21

Jameela Jamil has the advice you need in the new year, whether you’re facing your nemesis or your own insecurities. Jameela and Tig talk bad kissers, loud roommates and how to stand up for yourself in all situations.

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Jan 06, 2021
Reese Witherspoon
00:42:29

Reese Witherspoon drops in with her signature advice style: “super proper meets kinda country.” Reese and Tig advise on true love, trying to find friends, and how many gifts are too many gifts. Plus, they have some shoe recommendations for you. 

Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Judd Apatow on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets!

This episode is sponsored by Headspace (headspace.com/tig) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Dec 16, 2020
Roxane Gay
00:32:25

Roxane Gay joins Tig to share her thoughts on gossip (good), cats (sometimes evil) and being social (it takes work!). Plus, Tig and Roxane trade advice for a girl stuck with a date who is “dull as tarnished silver.”

Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! with Judd Apatow on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Dec 09, 2020
Atsuko Okatsuka
00:28:02

What if you accidentally broke up with your soulmate? Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka of “Let’s Go, Atsuko!” joins Tig to talk unrequited love, game shows gone wrong and mismatched hiking abilities.

Get tickets to Don’t Ask Tig: Live! on December 17th at dontasktig.org/tickets

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Dec 02, 2020
Stephen Colbert
00:39:06

 Stephen Colbert flies in with some special holiday advice, complete with catty pilgrims and vegan eggnog.

This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAskEarlyAccess) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Nov 25, 2020
David Sedaris
00:36:42

Did you know wine can expire? David Sedaris and Tig tackle questions about terrible gift-givers and what happens when the pandemic quashes your dreams. 

Get Don't Ask Tig masks and T-shirts at dontasktig.org/shop!

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Nov 18, 2020
Aisha Tyler
00:39:09

Aisha Tyler and Tig met over 20 years ago doing stand-up, and now they’re here to swap advice on downsizing, dealing with parents who only watch Fox News, and the country mouse vs. city mouse divide. 

Get Don't Ask Tig masks and T-shirts at dontasktig.org/shop!

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Nov 11, 2020
Oscar Nuñez
00:30:22

Oscar Nuñez from "The Office" is here with advice on critical co-workers, dating while broke and drunk declarations of love.

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk).

Check out merch at our shop: https://bit.ly/DontAskTigShop

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Nov 04, 2020
Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey
00:32:06

 Do you need a best friend? Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey of the “The L Word” join Tig to give advice on long-lasting friendships, confronting cheaters and when a hickey goes too far.

Check out Kate and Leisha’s PANTS podcast.

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).


Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Oct 28, 2020
Indigo Girls
00:38:31

Tig and the Indigo Girls are here to offer you advice...or are they? Topics they might cover include honing your craft, healthy partnerships and how to get off the phone.

This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk), BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (indeed.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Oct 07, 2020
Olivia Munn
00:31:43

If you’re walking down a dark alley, take Olivia Munn with you. Olivia and Tig talk about combating self-doubt, coming clean for karma and why you should consider martial arts. 

This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Sep 30, 2020
Stephanie Allynne
00:34:22

The advice is coming from inside the house! Tig is joined by her wife, actress and writer Stephanie Allynne, as they try to give tips on finding true love and monitoring kids’ screen time. Plus, what happens if you don’t think your partner is funny? 

This episode is sponsored by Talk Space (talkspace.com, code: DON’T ASK) and by the podcast True Crime Obsessed (truecrimeobsessed.com).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Sep 23, 2020
Cheryl Hines
00:33:57

Sometimes you should just say no — and run away. Cheryl Hines and Tig share this and other timeless advice for speaking the truth and following your acting dreams. Plus, Tig debuts a brand new segment: Name That Thang.

This episode is sponsored by Indeed (indeed.com/Podcast) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Sep 16, 2020
Reggie Watts
00:38:23

Reggie Watts brings out his musical stylings in an attempt to solve your problems. Reggie and Tig dispense advice on changing careers, overly affectionate cats (no such thing!) and how to respond to that text you’ve been avoiding. Plus, we unveil our Worst Advice Hall of Fame. 

This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Sep 09, 2020
Sean Hayes
00:39:31


Is a big wedding worth it? Should you get that degree? Sean Hayes and Tig are here to offer some conflicting advice on topics of all kinds. Plus: Tig needs your help with a problem of her own.

This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig) and Indeed (Indeed.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Sep 02, 2020
Michelle Buteau
00:35:16

 Tig and Michelle Buteau get breaking news while doling out advice! They talk DNA tests, asking for help and what songs you absolutely should not play at your wedding. 

This episode is sponsored by Talkspace (talkspace.com, code: DONTASK) and by the podcast Obsessed With: Disappeared (disappearedpod.com)

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Aug 26, 2020
Ira Glass
00:33:32

Ira Glass of “This American Life” brings his podcast wisdom to the show. Ira and Tig discuss falling for roommates, trouble in the laboratory and deodorant etiquette in the wilderness.

This episode is sponsored by Sakara (sakara.com/DontAsk) and BetterHelp Online Counseling (betterhelp.com/Tig).

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Aug 19, 2020
Nicole Byer
00:30:36

Emmy nominee Nicole Byer thinks you should get a hobby! Nicole and Tig dispense advice on how to make friends as an adult and whether you should take that big risk you’ve been dreaming about. 

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Aug 12, 2020
Glennon Doyle
00:33:29

Tig connects with writer Glennon Doyle -- a person potentially actually qualified to give advice -- to answer questions about breaking up with friends and negotiating office politics. 

This episode is sponsored by Talk Space (talkspace.com, code: DON’T ASK) and Latterday Lesbian Podcast (latterdaylesbian.org). 

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on social:
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Aug 05, 2020
Sarah Cooper
00:28:34

Sarah Cooper entertains the internet by lip syncing to Trump’s most quotable soundbites, and now she’s offering some wisdom of her own. Sarah and Tig spar over advice on vegans, face masks, and how best to explain what happens when you die.

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Jul 29, 2020
Will Ferrell
00:38:12

Tig calls on Will Ferrell for advice on romantic proposals, marriage frustrations, and why you should really go to the dentist. Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at dontasktig.org/contact. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.


Jul 22, 2020
Introducing Don’t Ask Tig
00:01:08

Every week, comedian Tig Notaro and a rotating cast of guests field audience questions on love, loss and life’s other indignities. Coming July 22nd.

Need advice? Submit your question for Tig at www.dontasktig.org and click contact.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @DontAskTig.

Jul 15, 2020