Better Things with Pamela Adlon

Pamela Adlon, Emmy Award-winning creator, actor, writer, producer, and director, finally has her own podcast to explore the people and topics that inspire and light her up. Pamela will host special guests from all walks of life, and deep dive into their hidden dimensions – their journeys, their passions, what drives them, memories that stick, turning points in their lives, childhood nostalgia, and visions for the future.   In this season, Pamela breaks down the making of the fifth and final season of her critically acclaimed, award-winning series, Better Things. Take a peek into the creative process of a woman who at 50, started writing, directing, showrunning, and starring in her own TV show. Featuring guest stars, cast, and collaborators from the series. For all the fans of the show, this is the moment you’ve been waiting for. An inside look at each episode of the finale season, straight from the horse’s (Pamela’s) mouth.

55:14 2022-05-04
Pamela is Jupiter wraps up the final episode of  Better Things the tv show with her muse - the one and only Nana, along with legend Rosalind Chao. It’s the grand finale scooby doo.   But keep your ears out. The podcast continues…   BEWARE of spoile...
47:54 2022-04-27
Poom aka Jupiter is taking you down to London Town with the Goddess Dame n’Shit Celia Imrie as they discuss the origin of Phil + Sam and the making of episode 509.   WARNING: Beware of spoilers! Before you listen, please watch Better Things episode 509...
22:01:14 2022-04-14
Jupiter the Pan, is joined by legend “Don’t Cry” Cree Summer aka Lenny aka Schmaltzy Shenanigans High Pimpstress of the Seven Seas Brown to talk about episode 508 and do a bonus deep dive into the world of voice over and other shit like at.   DEAR ...
52:53 2022-04-05
This week, Pamela welcomes esteemed editor, Annie Eifrig to the program to revisit the magic conjured this finale season in the dark, cozy confines of editorial.    FRIENDLY MESSAGE TO OUR LISTENERS: Beware of spoilers! Before you listen, please watch...
45:18 2022-03-29
Today on our show about a show, Jupiter discusses directing a show within a show. She is joined by the illustrious & illuminating Ron Cephas Jones to help her make sense of it all and so much more.  DEAR LISTENER: Beware of spoilers! Before you listen, ...
43:18 2022-03-22
Jupiter and special guest, Lennon Parham, discuss directing, coyotes & ca-ca stairs as they breakdown episode 505, The World is Mean Right Now. A NOTE TO OUR LISTENERS: Spoilers ahead. Before you listen, please watch Better Things episode 505, "The Wor...
37:05 2022-03-15
Jupiter (alter ego: Pandabear Andron) and Olivia Edward (DUKE!) head into the studio to talk episode 504, "Ephemera". A NOTE TO OUR LISTENERS: Spoilers ahead. Before you listen, please watch Better Things episode 504, "Ephemera" - available now on Hu...
40:32 2022-03-08
Jupiter (ha hem, Pamela—ok, we get it) is joined by Greg Cromer (No Jeff no no no no no!) to talk about things like divorce and shit and also break down episode 503, "Oh, I’m Not Gonna Tell Her."   LISTENER BEWARE: Spoilers ahead. Before you press ...
33:40 2022-03-07
Pamela (aka Jupiter) with the help of old friend & engineer, Carlos Sotolongo, breaks down Better Things episode 502 - Rip Taylor's Cell Phone. **Note to listeners: If you haven't yet watched Better Things episode 502 Rip Taylor's Cell Phone - do not pres...
49:37 2022-03-05
Note from management: Before you listen please watch Better Things episode 501 "F*ck Anatoly's Mom" (Now available on Hulu). Spoilers abound!  Pamela is joined by Better Things castmates Diedrich Bader (Rich) and Kevin Pollak (Marion) to breakdown the pr...