to things we talk about in this episode:




  • Younger, the fun new(ish) comedy on TVLand





  • Debi & Gabriele's cookbooks: Extra Virgin and Super Tuscan (coming soon)


Debi hangs out with Kara and talks about:

  • her unconventional childhood
  • raising daughters in the social-media era
  • L.A. vs. N.Y.
  • best & darkest periods in her life
  • behind-the-scenes of producing a TV series
  • being pigeon-holed & playing a "power bitch" in Hollywood
  • meeting Madonna
  • meditation and exercise
  • what makes her super-nervous
  • her biggest regret


Debi Mazar Quotes

  • "I've always felt like I was a player, a gangster. I can hold myself up to any man in the room."
  • "People have thrown me under the bus."
  • "My survival story is probably more extraordinary than I give myself credit for."
  • "My cup had runneth empty."
  • "I won't be controlled."
  • "I just never wanted to be that woman who complained."