Episodes
This week, Busy’s got a sick co-worker & a sick kid & one less set of sheets. But she’s doing her best! Even when it’s cold outside, Busy’s just “Dolly Parton-ing It!” She also shares something at which she hasn’t been doing her best. Meanwhile, Caissie is thinking a lot about the actual meaning of self-care AND she tells the Nicolas Cage story she thought she already told, but promised to tell if she had not! SPONSORS: EachandEvery.com/BEST PROMO CODE: BEST30 for 30% off 1st...
Published 01/12/22
Busy & Caissie are back from their various holiday breaks. They missed you! Did they make any New Year’s resolutions? Are they sticking to them? How did Busy’s attempt at posting a thirst trap go? What should that little nub of armpit fat be called? What unusual Christmas gifts did Caissie receive? The answers to all this and more are in this episode! SPONSORS: AthleticGreens.com/Busy for a free 1 year supply of Vitamin D & 5 free AG1 travel packs SAKARA.COM/Busy CODE: BUSY for 20%...
Published 01/05/22
Published 01/05/22
It’s Christmas Eve-eve-EVE! And Busy & Caissie are alternately freaking out while trying to stay calm about Omicron. Can it still be a magical holiday? Probably not in the way we all hoped it would be, but nevertheless, they’re doing their best. And they have a few things they’d like to say to all of you who have spent time hanging out with BPIDHB all year. SPONSORS: http://SAKARA.COM/Busy CODE: BUSY for 20% off your first order http://DipseaStories.com/BEST for 30 days of full access...
Published 12/22/21
This week, Busy is not feeling her best & is on a bit of bed rest. Caissie had a truly terrible bad day that she is still not quite over, clearly. And regarding the broken Snowbaby saga, a possible solution has hit a bit of a snafu. Then, Busy’s former LMU classmate & the showrunner of “One Day at a Time,” Gloria Calderón Kellett stops by to talk about her new project “With Love” on Amazon, and what it was like working with Busy’s kid, Birdie, on the show! Then, Glo blows everyones’...
Published 12/15/21
This week, Busy feels like her podcast energy is unhinged. Caissie isn’t feeling like anything, especially Christmas. But they’re doing their best! Find out how Busy inadvertently started a massive Hollywood rumor, which Beatle she wants to bone & who she’s not gonna talk about! TRIGGER WARNING: This episode does contain conversation about self-harm, suicidal ideation & suicide. Please proceed with caution. SPONSORS: eachandevery.com/BEST CODE: BEST30 for 30% off 1st...
Published 12/08/21
This week, Busy discusses how the third time was the charm when seeing Harry Styles. And she breaks down what happened on the float during the Thanksgiving Day parade & why she had a panic attack right on the Peacock. Caissie talks about what happened during Thanksgiving dinner at her house & how a potentially devastating disaster was narrowly averted. Mostly. Both women share how they are doing their best this week & Busy confesses the secret to how she earned her reputation for...
Published 12/01/21
This week, Busy & Caissie discuss the problematic origins of Thanksgiving as we know them & suggest alternative themes for celebration. Plus, they discuss whether gossip is ever okay or not, and they reveal a giant lie they once told a bunch of people. As Busy prepares to mount a giant Peacock to ride through Times Square in the Macy’s Day Parade, she ponders a potentially explosive question & both women share how they’ve been doing their individual...
Published 11/25/21
This week, Busy & Caissie attempt an experiment where instead of recording the podcast all at once, they record a little bit every day. How did they do? You’ll find out! Plus Busy has a couple important announcements to make because there are a couple of big changes happening in her life. And Caissie shares a customer service experience that almost drove her to a life of crime. And, their friend Heather Matarazzo make a little cameo somewhere in there, as well as musician Dan Mangan &...
Published 11/17/21
This week, it’s just Busy & Caissie. Biz suspects someone of sabotage & Cais explains how to slide slightly into more debt while actually physically injuring yourself enacting a plan that was specifically engineered to keep you from injuring yourself! They explore the online dragging of a certain celebrity fella who authored a certain social media post that certainly struck many of you as weird at best, but kinda sad & gross at worst. Oh, and you can listen to Busy actually...
Published 11/09/21
This week, Caissie tries to share some thrifting tips with Busy, who suspects she’s maybe been at least slightly swindled her whole life. Then, actors, writers, directors & beloved hilarious internet stars, Brian Jordan Alvarez & Stephanie Koenig swing through to talk about their new project, “A Spy Movie” & their hopes that it goes *BIG VIRAL*! Sponsors: OliveandJune.com PROMO CODE: BEST for 20% off your first mani system TryBite.com/BEST PROMO CODE: BEST for 20% off your...
Published 11/03/21
Busy’s back to work on Girls5Eva, exhausted and unfiltered. Find out what happened right before that time Taylor Swift Facetimed her in the jungle! Caissie is also dishing a little bit of goss on a celebrity who has a fascinating phobia. They’re both doing their best at some things, including overcoming Busy’s loose microphone cord, which did cause some chaos. But then, the wonderful Andrea Barber who you know and love as Kimmy Gibbler from “Full House” and “Fuller House” stops by to talk...
Published 10/27/21
This week, Busy & Caissie are guestless & a little bit restless. Find out what happened when Busy found herself alone and a little stoned with a small electric device. And speaking of energy, Busy feels like there’s a weird one between her & Caissie. Is Caissie being mean to Busy? You decide! SPONSORS:  ZocDoc.com/DoingHerBest Download the app to sign up for free OliveandJune.com PROMO CODE: BEST for 20% off your first mani system Sakara.com/BUSY for 20% off your first...
Published 10/20/21
This week, Biz & Cais are still trying to get to the bottom of who IS a bad art friend. Plus, Busy had another theater drama. Good news, though, there is a small crack in the clouds over her recent hasty move to temporary housing. You’ll get this joke when you listen! Then, their friend, actor John Ross Bowie from “The Big Bang Theory” and “Speechless” stops by to discuss the 3 Ps, preschools, pivots and his new podcast “Household Faces” which you should subscribe to, download &...
Published 10/13/21
This week Busy and Caissie discuss how the after-effects of Busy’s retreat are holding up. Is she still feeling the bliss? Caissie talks about what she thinks is the difference between a job and a calling, and somebody cries a couple times. You’ll find out who! Then, the truly wonderful BenDeLaCreme swings through to talk about RuPaul’s Drag Race, making movies and the many pivots that have shaped her life. SPONSORS: Jinjer.us/BEST for 20% off 1st order of Jinjer Oil AthleticGreens.com/BUSY...
Published 10/06/21
This week, things are a little different. Busy has returned from her retreat at last and has lots and lots to share with everyone. Is she feeling her best? Find out! Then, actor Piper Perabo dials in to talk about the pivot that changed her career even though she’d already been acting for many years. SPONSORS: Zocdoc.com/DoingHerBest to download the app & sign up for FREE HelixSleep.com/Best up to $200 off mattress orders, plus two free pillows EachandEvery.com/BEST for 30% off your 1st...
Published 09/29/21
This episode was pre-recorded at the end of last week in preparation for Busy’s absence *this* week as she attends “Crying Camp.” Busy and Caissie did their bests to predict how the Emmys would turn out and how Busy would handle it if the retreat tried to make her drink unfiltered water without electrolytes. Were they right about anything? Find out! Then their friend, writer/comedian/actor, Phoebe Robinson from Two Dope Queens comes through to talk about the pivots that made her who she is...
Published 09/22/21
As Busy prepares to go off to “crying camp” she and Caissie reflect on how they did their best despite the heaviness this week has carried, but also how much lighter they both are feeling. Perhaps that’s because their guests are two of their dearest friends, the hosts of the Stay F. Homekins podcast, comedian Paul F. Tompkins and actor/writer Janie Haddad-Tompkins! PFT and Janie share some really important personal and career pivots and even though they are two of the funniest people on the...
Published 09/15/21
Busy & Caissie are doing their best, but, not gonna lie, it’s been a rough several days…in our world, in our country and in Busy’s flooded basement. However, this episode’s guest appearance is rare and special. Once in a lifetime, really. This week marks 7 years since Joan Rivers has been gone and, by chance, Caissie recently found a long-lost interview she recorded with Joan, her friend and mentor and colleague, ten years ago, in 2011. In it, she discusses some pretty important pivots,...
Published 09/08/21
This week Busy arrived back in New York & was immediately faced with an impossible task. Did she succeed? You’ll find out! Caissie is doing her best to have perspective. She also reveals her recently discovered secret that can help you when you’re looking in the mirror & about to make a bad hair decision. Then iconic comedic actress Julia Duffy joins Biz & Cais to talk about how she almost didn’t go to her audition for Newhart! She discusses many career & life pivots, but also...
Published 09/01/21
This week, Biz & Cais are doing their best. But, things *could* be better. What do they have to worry about? Worms, getting needles stuck in places they’d rather not, finding out what the doctor at the end of that needle has to say, loneliness, neediness and whether or not they’ll ever be able to make a playlist on Spotify. Then, star (and writer) of Rutherford Falls on Peacock, comedian Jana Schmieding, comes thru to discuss the pivot that led her to starring in a show when she wasn’t...
Published 08/25/21
It’s the one year anniversary of “Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best” and Busy and Caissie are celebrating by…having some sound issues! Whatever, it’s fine. See the name of the podcast. Busy isn’t really sure what she’s doing her best at, but she knows what isn’t going so great for her right now. She does successfully guess what happened to Caissie that may have scarred her son for life, though. Then, actor Meredith Salenger stops by to talk about the new podcast she co-hosts with her husband,...
Published 08/18/21
This week, Busy & Caissie welcome a guest co-host, their friend & American Horror Story star, Leslie Grossman! They discuss how they are each doing their best. Topics include old Hollywood tricks for dealing with farts, anti-vaxxer angst, literally taping your own mouth shut, why celebrities can’t stop bragging about not bathing, how Sarah Paulson is the best and so much more. Then, Sheena Meade, the executive director of The Clean Slate Initiative, drops by to talk about a series of...
Published 08/11/21
This week, Busy and Caissie continue to break every podcast rule by doing another audio unboxing where nobody can see what is being unboxed and just have to take their word for how cool everything is! Caissie has a vision for yet another invention that she thinks could be a life-changer for her, but Busy worries that her inventions that never come to fruition might be standing in the way of Caissie’s true calling. Busy is doing her best at being her best self. And they go over lots of other...
Published 08/04/21
Busy and Caissie are back after an unplanned week off last week and Busy can finally tell everyone about the big secret she has been doing her best at keeping! It’s a good one! Meanwhile, Caissie fills us in on the reason there was no podcast last week and how she’s been doing her best at handling that. PLUS, B and C discuss have an in-depth discussion of BPIDHB’s very first incredibly viral moment. Spoiler alert: It concerns Bennifer Againifer and a certain prediction a certain someone made...
Published 07/28/21