Episode 45: Candy Canes for Breakfast, Wearing Pants Outside and Other Holiday Parenting Tips from Ana Gasteyer

Comedian Ana Gasteyer joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Best known for her incomparable work on Saturday Night Live from 1996 - 2002, Ana brought iconic characters like “Delicious Dish” radio host Margaret Jo and middle school music teacher Bobbbi Moghan-Culpa to life, and created spot-on impressions of Martha Stewart, Celine Dion and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Ana has since worked steadily in film, television, theater and voiceovers, while raising her family, and can currently be seen in Maria Bamford's Netflix series “Lady Dynamite” and in TBS's acclaimed series “People Of Earth.” She recorded her debut album I'M HIP, which is now available on iTunes, continues to tour the country with her live cabaret style show, and is currently working on a jazzy, holiday album in time for next Xmas.

Ana and Mallory talk for this special holiday episode about the pressure and pleasure of gifts, the vulnerability of failure, and how messing up a lyric while performing the National Anthem can be applied to parenting

Episode 28: Trendspotting, Corporate Spying, and Voicing Pharah with Fashion Dilettante Jen Cohn

Voiceover actress and fashion consultant Jen Cohn joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Jen’s versatile voice can be heard on hundreds of commercials, cartoons, video games, promos, industrials, and books on tape.

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She currently is the voice of Pharah from the video game Overwatch, which has a passionate and enormous fan base. When Jen isn't running around talking into microphones and schmoozing, or hanging out with her husband and son, she can be found obsessively researching new concept stores, hunting for the best Japanese nail salons, swooning over and interviewing emerging designers, and plotting her next trip to Paris. Check her out, especially her boot collection, @FashionDilettante on Instagram and @heyitsjencohn on Twitter.

Milk Podcast Episode 21:  Secret World of Teenagers, The Bechdel Test, Sexuality and Casting with Actress Amy Hargreaves

Actress Amy Hargreaves joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Currently starring in the popular “13 Reasons Why” series and in Showtime’s “Homeland,” Amy is also appearing in two fall films, “Super Dark Times” and “Wonderstruck.”

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Amy’s first audition was an open call for Broadway’s “Annie” at age 12, and she has worked in commercials, voiceovers, film, television and theater jobs, ever since.

Amy talks with Mallory about navigating motherhood and performing, how expressing sexuality in her acting career helped her get roles as she got OLDER, and the harassment and assault issues that are rocking the entertainment world.