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A Comedy Self-help Podcast to Make Life Suck Less!

What if Ali Wong were your mother?

Mar 27, 2020

You guys! You gals! All genders! This week we have a really fun book for you -- we're reviewing the New York Times bestseller Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong.

Ali Wong is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She is noted for her Netflix stand-up specials Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife, both of which received critical acclaim. She is also known for her leading film role in the 2019 film Always Be My Maybe, which she produced and wrote with her co-star Randall Park. She is currently a main cast member on the ABC television show American Housewife. Previously, she appeared on Are You There, Chelsea?, Inside Amy Schumer, and Black Box. She also wrote for the first three seasons of the sitcom Fresh Off the Boat. Wong voiced title character Roberta "Bertie" Songthrush, a polite songbird and aspiring baker on the critically acclaimed animated series Tuca & Bertie and new student "Ali" on the hit series Big Mouth.

We cover every chapter in this Dear Girls Ali Wong Book Review, including:

Chapter 1: How I Trapped Your Father

Chapter 2: The Miracle of Life

Chapter 3: Tips on Giving Birth

Chapter 4: Why I Went Back to Work

Chapter 5: Hustle and Pho

Chapter 6: Snake Heart

Chapter 7: The DJ

Chapter 8: Mr. Wong

Chapter 9: A Guide to Asian Restaurants  

Chapter 10: Bringing Up Bebés

Chapter 11: Uncle Andrew

Chapter 12: My Least Favorite Question

Chapter 13: Bridin’ Dirty

Chapter 14: Wild Child 

Afterward by her husband, Justin Hakuta

And let us tell you -- it's a lot of fun! Albeit confusing and contradictory in some parts... but aren't all of us?

If you like what you're hearing, you can visit the author's website and buy the book here!

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Hope you're staying healthy and safe out there.

Lots of Love,

Lisa & Misty