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Quarantine Comedy with Tammy Pescatelli

Quarantine Comedy with Tammy Pescatelli

At this point of the game, couldn’t we all use a little lighthearted laughter? I invited comedian Tammy Pescatelli into the free and private Forty Thrive community for a chat I thought you’d enjoy. 

You may know Tammy from Last Comic Standing, the new Showtime special More Funny Women of a Certain Age or on talk shows like The Tonight Show, The Talk and The View. Tammy was also the star of A Stand Up Mother on WETV, which was all about her life as a mom, wife and comic. 

Download Tammy Pescatelli’s Way After School Special on… Apple, Amazon, Vimeo, Vudu.


Over 60 is Funny AF

Over 60 is Funny AF

Have you noticed this summer, we should be calling the show the Sixty Thrive podcast? Strong, smart women over 60 are amazing and I feel lucky to share two more badass broads in this week’s episode. Cathy Ladman and Mindy Sterling are hilarious, brilliant — and close friends! So I got to travel to the beach in Santa Monica, CA to chat with them both. 

About our guests:

Mindy Sterling is an actress and voice actress best known for her roles as Frau Farbissina in the Austin Powers films (hilarious), Principal Susan Skidmore on the Disney Channel series A.N.T. Farm, and Miss Francine Briggs on iCarly.

Cathy Ladman has been seen in several films and TV shows including Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Everybody Loves Raymond. She’s been on the Tonight Show nine times and was the only female comic to appear on the last two of Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show Anniversary” shows.

From Bachelorette to Business Badass

From Bachelorette to Business Badass

Part 1 of a 2-part series: In a candid, exclusive interview, Bachelorette-turned-designer and entrepreneur, Moana Dixon, shares her journey from childhood to reality TV and, for the first time publicly, reveals what really happened during her heartbreaking experience on the Bachelor with Dr. Travis Stork.

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In this episode

• Who is Moana Dixon?

• Why she agreed to be a reality TV contestant

• What really happened behind closed doors with Travis

• Secrets behind the scenes in Paris

About Moana

Moana Dixon spent 18 years in the wine and spirits industry before leaving her career as a senior executive to change the way you think and feel about the spaces you find comfort in. It all started when Moana began making pillows out of indigenous and vintage textiles she had collected along her travels.

Over the past four years, she has turned her small company the HUNTEDFOX (also known as H|F) into a full scale custom design house that works with designers across the globe on everything from homes to television sets, weddings and events, serving clients like Gina Rodriguez, Rosario Dawson, Nobu Malibu, and The Voice.

With a deep commitment to quality, detail and comfort, she and her team make beautiful home décor in downtown Los Angeles by hand.  The company delivers products right to your door and can be found in retail stores all over the US and beyond.

Moana is offering Forty Thrive listeners 30 percent off everything So get shopping! 

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Also mentioned in this episode: 
Meet Black Lightning’s Christine Adams

Meet Black Lightning’s Christine Adams

One of the things we like to do here on the Forty Thrive podcast is highlight badass women over 40 who are living in their truth, with no apologies. The amazing thing about today’s guest is that she not only personally fall under that category but plays a character who does too.

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Black Lightning, courtesy of Warner Bros. Television/The CW Network.

• Christine talks about the shift in Hollywood, and how women — especially women of color — are being seen and heard today.

• How her perspective of life — personally and professionally — has changed since turning 40.

• What it means to “Forty Thrive”

Black Lightning, courtesy of Warner Bros. Television/The CW Network.

About: Christine Adams stars as Lynn Pierce, a brilliant neurosurgeon, on the hit CW show Black Lightning.

Follow Christine on Twitter and Instagram. Let her know you heard her on the Forty Thrive podcast!

Adams recently starred alongside David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess on the AMC series Feed the Beast. The versatile actor also portrayed Agent Weaver on the hit series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Other starring roles include The Whole Truth, as Lena Boudreaux opposite Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney, and Terra Nova opposite Jason O’Mara. Her many recurring roles include playing Lena Abbott on The Mentalist, Hani Jabril on the series Legends and Simone Hundin on Pushing Daisies. Some of her many guest spots include appearances on Pure Genius, Real Husbands of Hollywood, Castle, Nip/Tuck, NCIS: Miami, Heroes and Lie to Me. Adams has recently written, produced and starred in a comedy pilot called Dirty Work, which she really enjoyed and hopes to develop sometime in the near future.

She has worked extensively back in her native United Kingdom, including starring roles in the hit series NY-LON and BBC1’s Home Again. Other television credits in the UK include guest appearances on the cult show Doctor Who and the Hugh Laurie comedy Forty Something.

Adams starred in the Lifetime film Bad Blood, directed by Adam Silver and opposite Taylor Cole, Jeff Kober and Carly Chaikin. Other film credits include the hit films The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Batman Begins, TRON: Legacy, Green Flash and The World is Not Enough.

Beyond the entertainment industry, Adams recently began working with United Friends of the Children, an organization that empowers foster youth on their voyage to self- sufficiency. She is also a strong advocate for SPY – Safe Place for Youth, which is a Venice, California organization that inspires and nurtures the resilient human spirit of homeless youth. When she’s not empowering the local youth, Adams loves to eat cheese whenever possible.

Born in London, England, Adams always wanted to be an actress and studied at Middlesex University. She currently resides in Atlanta with her husband and two daughters.