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Monica Padman

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Monica Padman


Actress and Co-Host of Armchair Expert with Dax Shepperd, Monica Padman, joins the podcast, making it the best day of Becca's life and proving that maybe you can meet your heroes! She’s giving the inside scoop on what it’s like hosting the biggest podcast in the world and interviewing mega stars like Prince Harry. Plus, as a lover of men crying, the ladies play a game, "Tears of Fears.” Check out our amazing sponsors!!! obé Fitness: Start your trial today at obefitness.com and use code LADYGANG to get one month free! Credit Karma: Go to creditkarma.com/winmoney to open your free account and start winning Instant Karma! Coors Light: Get Coors Light in the new look delivered straight to your door with Drizly or Instacart by going to coorslight.com/lady Rothys: Through August 1st, 2021, you can get $20 off your first purchase of $100 or more at Rothys.com/ladygang Starbucks: What gives you energy? Find your Starbucks Tripleshot Energy online or at your local store!

1hr 14mins

20 Jul 2021

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009. Dax Shepard, Monica Padman & Bill Gates l Chicago l How to Avoid a Climate Disaster Book Tour

Bill Gates On Demand

009. Dax Shepard, Monica Padman & Bill Gates l Chicago l How to Avoid a Climate Disaster Book Tour


14 Jul 2021

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Episode 250: Kristen Bell & Monica Padman on Shattering the Glass Ceiling and Knowing Your Worth

Why Not Now? with Amy Jo Martin

Kristen Bell and Monica Padman join Amy Jo on Why Not Now? this week! Don’t miss this incredibly honest conversation about gender equality, mentorship, confidence, and asking for support. Kristen and Monica share some insight into their upcoming podcast, Shattered Glass. They’ll interview inspirational women like Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, and Malala Yousafzai about how they have put cracks in the glass ceiling. The women share their Why Not Now? moments. Monica’s involves getting out of a situation that was too comfortable in order to see growth in her career, and Kristen’s involves finding more independence in quarantine. The three women also talk about including men and accepting imperfect allies in the fight for gender equality. Kristen and Monica also say how important it is to continually lift other women up, citing each other as mentors. Kristen says one of her main goals is to help women see what have traditionally been viewed as weaknesses as their strengths. Kristen and Monica also talk about imposter syndrome, confidence, and how that plays into negotiating. Monica and Kristen talk about the mindset shift from feeling greedy to asking for what you deserve. Kristen says her husband, Dax, supports her while negotiating. Follow Kristen on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kristenanniebell Follow Monica on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mlpadman/ Learn more about the Renegade Accelerator:  http://www.renegadeaccelerator.com/ Get Amy Jo’s newsletter: https://amyjomartin.activehosted.com/f/21 Follow Amy Jo… Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amyjomartin/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/amyjomartin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amyjomartin Why Not Now? Instagram: https://instagram.com/whynotnow Buy Amy Jo’s book: https://amyjomartin.com/book


19 Jun 2021

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg with Monica Padman

Stone Cold Classic

Matt, David and Dan talk with special guest Monica Padman (Armchair Expert, Rutherford Falls) about The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Jacques Demy's colorful twist on Hollywood musicals. Turns out, Monica does not like musicals very much! Does she spit venomous insults at our hosts for making her watch such empty-headed frivolity? Listen in and find out! Other topics include the blandness of pretty boys, the ineffable strangeness of the sung-through dialogue, and this movie's true legacy--the last five minutes of the Futurama episode "Jurassic Bark."Matt recommends: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, available for rent or purchase on all major digital platforms.Dan recommends: Pennies From Heaven (1981), available for rent or purchase on all major digital platformsDavid recommends: Sweet Charity, available to stream on Tubi or available on Blu-ray.Monica recommends: Normal People (the novel) by Sally Rooney, available at your local bookstore probably!

1hr 36mins

2 Jun 2021

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Monica Padman: Co-Creator of Armchair Expert With Dax Shepard, Producer, Writer, and Actor

Second Life

With the launch of her first show alongside Dax Shepard in 2018, Monica Padman became one of the biggest podcasters in the game. That year, Armchair Expert was the most-downloaded podcast of the year and won iHearts Radio’s Best New Podcast Award. Today, the Armchair Umbrella Network hosts a slew of other successful shows (Monica and Jess Love Boys, Nurture vs Nurture, Experts on Expert, etc.), most of which Padman co-hosts and all of which she produces. But back before Padman’s insightful and charming voice was living in our heads rent-free, her idea of success was to land a job acting—specifically, on the next Friends. On this episode, hear how Padman found herself on a path beyond her wildest dreams by embracing what unfolded in front of her.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 4mins

31 May 2021

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Ep 169: Funny Women Are Self-Care with Amy Solomon and Monica Padman


Kate decides to come up with a skincare routine for her body and Doree considers going roller skating for her birthday. Then, comedy writer and producer Amy Solomon and Armchair Expert's Monica Padman join us to talk about the humorous anthology Notes From The Bathroom Line (which Amy edited!), how they came to be women in comedy, and why pets and matcha machines as self-care are a thing.To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, reach us at 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcast@gmail.com.Visit forever35podcast.com for links to everything we mention on the show.Follow us on Twitter (@Forever35Pod) and Instagram (@Forever35Podcast) and join the Forever35 Facebook Group (Password: Serums). Sign up for the newsletter! At forever35podcast.com/newsletter.Join us on June 7 for a live virtual happy hour! To attend, pre-order Doree's book Thanks for Waiting and register at doree-shafrir.com/pre-order.This episode is sponsored by:OLIVE & JUNE - Get 20% off your first mani system when you use promo code FOREVER35 at oliveandjune.com.AERA - Go to aeraforhome.com for 20% off diffusers and free shipping with the code FOREVER35.CALM - For 40% off a Calm Premium subscription, head to calm.com/forever35.THIRDLOVE - Get 20% off your first purchase when you go to thirdlove.com/forever.PURPLE - Go to Purple.com/forever3510, and use promo code FOREVER3510. For a limited time, get 10% off any order of $200 or more!BETTERHELP - Get 10% off your first month with the discount code FOREVER35. Go to betterhelp.com/FOREVER35 to get started today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

12 May 2021

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Expert on (Beauty) Expert with Monica Padman

The Beauty Closet

We are full-on Armchairies here at goop, so the chance to interview Monica Padman, half of the Armchair Expert brain trust (GP interviewed the other half, Dax Shepard, here—do not miss it), had us pinching ourselves. Whether Padman, cocreator and cohost with Shepard of the smash-hit podcast (she’s also editor, producer, and erstwhile fact-checker), was interviewing Yuval Harari, Glennon Doyle, Ibram X. Kendi, or perhaps Bill Gates when we heard her mention an enthusiasm for beauty, we no longer remember. All we know is we pounced and somehow convinced her to come on our podcast—and it was amazing. Whether she’s talking about growing up Indian American in Georgia or how she holds own with her brilliant guests, Padman is smart, full of insights, and always hilarious. (For more, see The Beauty Closet hub.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 6mins

28 Apr 2021

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Monica Padman

Take Your Shoes Off w/ Rick Glassman

Todays guest, Monica Padman, is one half of Armchair Expert Podcast with TYSO alum Dax Shepard! she’s an Actress, Producer and former external Hard Drive of Kristen Bell.  Monica opens the episode with compliments about TYSO being so “Advanced” in the podcast universe and Rick proceeds to have technical issues…mainly an uncooperative window reflection. Ever the co-host Monica assists with her new role as Window Washer at TYSO studios and they finally manage to get into the nitty gritty of podcasts, origin stories and money.  Rick’s love of Bombas socks leads to a new goal for Monica to procure them as a sponsor and we hear about the one Armchair Expert episode that never aired.  Monica divulges on her recent acting role on Curb Your Enthusiasm and what Larry David is like on set. Our host unpacks being “too much” and his inability to understand facial cues and Monica reveals some advice she received from Bill Gates about delegating.  We get to hear about her upcoming projects like Monica And Jess Love Boys (Season 2) and the expanding of the Armchair network as well why Dax has the best hair in the business.  Oh and Monica comes BACK for a FACT CHECK so stick around till the very end ;) Patreon Only content for the week is a MTG conversation about money, limited edition and everything Rick knows about collectables being worth the investment.  Shout out to our sponsor BETTERHELP and we’re helping you as a listener because you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at https://www.betterhelp.com/tyso! RICK GLASSMANhttps://www.rickglassman.com​https://www.patreon.com/takeyourshoesoff​https://www.instagram.com/rickglassman​ MONICA PADMANhttps://www.instagram.com/mlpadmanhttps://armchairexpertpod.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2hr 38mins

26 Apr 2021

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#511 Intimacy Struggles - Monica Padman

Mental Illness Happy Hour

Podcaster (Armchair Expert, Monica and Jess Love Boys) and actress Monica Padman @mlPadman sits down with Paul to unpack her struggles with intimacy, self-image, and growing up Indian in a white community. More About Our Guest  Follow Monica on IG @mlPadman Listen to Armchair Expert at https://armchairexpertpod.com/ Support Our Sponsors! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp online counseling.  To get a free week go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18.  For those under 18 you will be redirected to or can go directly to TeenCounseling at  www.teencounseling.com WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe via iTunes and leave a review.  It costs nothing. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mental-illness-happy-hour/id427377900?mt=2 ————————————————————————— Spread the word via social media.   It costs nothing. Our website is www.mentalpod.com our FB is www.Facebook.com/mentalpod and our Twitter and Instagram are both @Mentalpod  Become a much-needed Patreon monthly-donor (with occasional rewards) for as little as $1/month at www.Patreon.com/mentalpod Become a one-time or monthly donor via Paypal  or Zelle (make payment to mentalpod@gmail.com) Try Our Sponsor’s Products/Services See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 31mins

30 Oct 2020

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How to Undo the Idea That You’re Not Enough — Monica Padman


On this week’s episode, I talk with fellow recovering good girl, Monica Padman. Monica, an actress and podcast producer, hustled her way into acting and co-leading one of the most downloaded podcasts today, Armchair Expert. She double majored in theatre and PR at the University of Georgia and then moved to LA to pursue her dreams of acting. She’s appeared in several TV shows, such as The Good Place, and Drop Dead Diva, and performed a role specifically written for her in the 2017 movie, CHIPS. Armchair Expert, the podcast she co-hosts with Dax Shepard, started off as something they did for fun, and has now exploded into one of the most downloaded podcasts. The duo have interviewed musicians, entertainers, writers, doctors, and psychologists including Alicia Keys, Brené Brown, Monica Lewinsky, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Emilia Clarke.In this episode, Monica shares how she met Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell. She talks about the familial relationship she’s built with them, and how that relationship influenced her path. You’ll also hear about the parts of herself she kept hidden in order to fit in as a good girl, which are now the parts she’s reclaiming for herself. Monica’s story shows that you can do whatever it takes to create your dreams, while staying authentic.Show Notes- Monica’s childhood as a careful, shy, rule follower- The early influences that fueled her love for acting- Her experience with being a good girl and her need to fit in during school- Monica’s relationship to her Indian culture growing up in the South- How she dealt with the uncertainty of making the leap into a full-time acting career- The importance of community and relationship- Ensuring she built out other areas of her life so that acting wasn’t the only focus for her- How she built a close, family type relationship with Kristin Bell and Dax Shepard- The inspiration for the Armchair Expert podcast- The role Monica plays with Armchair Expert, and how she feels about itReferencesMonica Padman on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mlpadmanArmchair Expert podcast - https://armchairexpertpod.com/Armchair Expert on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/armchairexppod/The Best Little Boy in the World - https://www.amazon.com/Best-Little-Boy-World-Anniversary-ebook/dp/B0042JSNYUSerial podcast - https://serialpodcast.org/CHIPS - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0493405/fullcredits/?ref_=tt_ov_st_smMaking Sense podcast - https://samharris.org/podcast/


20 Aug 2020