Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

A.J. Jacobs, bestselling author of The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World, The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible and the brand new Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection stopped by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to chat about his latest book, wherein he spent two years trying every single diet and exercise method out there to achieve ultimate health.

Direct download: ARIYNBF_112_AJJacobs.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:48pm PDT

Lila Lillien, AKA Hungry Girl ("foodologist", bestselling author and Food Network show host) stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about recipe development, sending foods to a lab to double check calorie counts, tofu noodles, how she went from from being a media executive to running her own business, iCarly, ducks on a date, hair straightening, one night stands, relationships and escalators among other things. 

Direct download: ARIYNBF_111_HungryGirl.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm PDT

On this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, musician Matt Nathanson stopped by to talk about going to the Claremont colleges with Alison, performing on The Bachelor and Dancing with The Stars, exfoliation, what to say when someone coughs, relationships, words that need to be reclaimed, being gluten-free, touring, getting in fights with fans from the stage, Taylor Swift writing Matt's lyrics on her arm and whether music can truly reflect the entirety of a person. We also answered your twitter questions and played a round of "Just Me Or Everyone?" 

Direct download: ARIYNBF_110_MattNathanson.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:23pm PDT

On this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, SNL and Portlandia's Fred Armisen stops by to talk about the car that he's leasing for Portland, his spooky home decor, the transition from being a drummer to being a comedian, relationships (kinda), TV and an array of other stuff including who would play him in a movie and whether or not he reads negative comments. Also we took your calls and played "Just Me Or Everyone?" with your tweets. Make sure to listen all the way through (or pay a friend to do it for you) as there's a special bit of hilarity tucked at the end.

Direct download: ARIYNBF_109_FredArmisen.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:45pm PDT

Oh hi! On this super duper episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, Kevin Pereira of G4's Attack of the Show stops by to talk about being a child of the internet (and how it leaves you desensitized to shocking images), his early days as a web impressario/nerd who rollerbladed yet dated a cheerleader, Multiplicity, He Said/She Said and Bring It On, daschunds, relationships, performance anxiety and myriad things which are dazzling and hilarious. And also drugs. Gary and I didn't want the episode to end. We are both in love with Kevin. Also we are in love with Alfred Schulz who called in to do a newish/oldish segment called Things You Never Hear People Say. Also also: we took your calls.

Direct download: ARIYNBF_108_KevinPereira.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:01pm PDT