Today on the podcast, I have a special guest for you all. I can’t express enough how excited I am to be bringing you this interview with my client and friend, Liz Astrof. Liz is an award-winning executive producer and one of the most successful sitcom writers in television today. She’s the creator of Fox’s Pivoting, and has written for many sitcoms including The Conners, The King of Queens, and Two Broke Girls, among others.
As she demonstrates in her book Stay-at-Work Mom: Marriage, Kids, and Other Disasters, she’s always been able to make a joke out of any situation. However, there are significant emotions underneath these stories, and we’re unpacking all of it in this episode.
Tune in this week to hear from my wonderful client, Hollywood comedy writer Liz Astrof. We’re discussing our experiences as working mothers in Hollywood, Liz’s experience of what she jokingly calls failing as a mother while surviving as a comedy writer, making memories with her family, and dealing with the fallout of being hilariously honest in her book.
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What You Will Discover:
- The motivation behind Liz’s book Stay-at-Work Mom.
- Why Liz felt shame around using humor as a coping mechanism, and why it was so liberating to discover that this isn’t a bad thing.
- Liz’s experience of feeling overwhelmed in her work despite being a major success.
- How, even with a lot of things about our world changing, there is still a shortfall in allowance for the experience of working moms.
- Stories from Liz about dealing with the fallout of writing a humorous but honest account of her family life.
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- Stay-at-Work Mom: Marriage, Kids, and Other Disasters by Liz Astrof