Celebrity Book Club with Chelsea Devantez

By Stitcher & Chelsea Devantez

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 Dec 18, 2020
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Join writer, comedian, and filmmaker Chelsea Devantez and her friends as they recap and celebrate the memoirs of badass celebrity women. These are ladies we all know and love who have been torn down by tabloids and dissected by social media—all while facing career obstacles, broken relationships, and incredible triumphs. You can read along, or just listen, but either way, you definitely want to join this book club. 


Episode Date
Jenifer Lewis’s The Mother of Black Hollywood (with Madison Shepard)
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Chelsea and Madison Shepard (Single Drunk Female, Wow Rude Podcas‪t‬) dive into Jenifer Lewis's The Mother of Black Hollywood, a memoir filled with hilarity, mental health awareness, and oh-so '70s seduction techniques. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 16, 2021
Sally Field’s In Pieces (with Danielle Schneider)
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This week, Chelsea and Danielle Schneider (Bitch Sesh, The Hotwives, Black Monday) read Sally Field’s In Pieces, a memoir and master class in acting, healing, and growing past the need to be universally liked. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 09, 2021
Mackenzie Phillips's High On Arrival (with Tami Sagher)
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Chelsea and writer Tami Sagher (How I Met Your Mother, Orange Is the New Black, Shrill) examine how the One Day at a Time star found her path and learned to forgive the darkest parts of a rock and roll fantasy upbringing. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 26, 2021
Dolly Parton's Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business (with Joanna Quraishi)
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Chelsea and writer Joanna Quraishi (The Big Show Show, Weird Loners, Head of the Class) unpack the creativity and contradictions of Dolly Parton, from her legendary songwriting and underrated comedic genius to her absolute refusal to give up on her dreams. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 19, 2021
Cicely Tyson's Just as I Am (with Hayley Marie Norman)
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Chelsea and Hayley Marie Norman (Adam Ruins Everything, Top Five, Deal or No Deal) honor the trailblazing life and career of acting legend Cicely Tyson with the memoir she wrote at age 96, titled Just as I Am. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 05, 2021
Kim Cattrall's Being a Girl and Satisfaction (with Kulap Vilaysack)
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Chelsea and Kulap Vilaysack (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Who Charted?, Add to Cart) turn to Sex and the City's Samantha Jones for tips on fashion, female pleasure, and surviving high school. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 26, 2021
Gabrielle Union's We're Going to Need More Wine (with Rashawn Scott)
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Chelsea and Rashawn Scott (Second City, Empire, Southside) dive into one of Chelsea's all-time favorite memoirs, Gabrielle Union's We're Going to Need More Wine. Come for behind-the-scenes stories from your favorite teen movies and stay for all the heartache and humor in between. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 19, 2021
The Divorce Memoirs of Loni Anderson and Burt Reynolds (with Rob Anderson)
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In this special Valentine's Day episode, Chelsea and TikTok star Rob Anderson get to the bottom of one of Hollywood's most contentious divorces through the competing memoirs of Loni Anderson (My Life in High Heels) and Burt Reynolds (My Life, But Enough about Me). Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 12, 2021
Carly Simon's Boys in the Trees (with Leighton Meester)
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This week, Chelsea and Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl, Single Parents) learn what it takes to survive love, live for your art, and maintain an enviable little black book with Carly Simon's memoir, Boys in the Trees. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 05, 2021
Celine Dion's My Story, My Dream (with Stephanie Beatriz)
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Chelsea and Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn 99, In the Heights) uncover the makings of a true — and truly unique — diva with Celine Dion's memoir, My Story, My Dream. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 29, 2021
Sheila E.'s The Beat of My Own Drum (with Caissie St. Onge)
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This week, Chelsea and Caissie St. Onge (Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Best Week Ever) tackle the glamorous life of Sheila E., from backing bands to born again and all the lessons in between. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 22, 2021
Drew Barrymore's Little Girl Lost (with Emily V. Gordon)
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This week, Chelsea and Emily V. Gordon (The Big Sick, Little America, Staying In with Emily and Kumail) dissect the pain of growing up too fast and the power of reclaiming your story with Drew Barrymore's first memoir, Little Girl Lost. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 15, 2021
Delta Burke's Delta Style: Eve Wasn't a Size 6 and Neither Am I (with Akilah Green)
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Chelsea and writer Akilah Green (A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black Monday, Perfect Harmony) chart actress Delta Burke's journey from pageant stage to the set of Designing Women, revealing the road to self-acceptance is sometimes paved with tiaras, tabloid gossip, and peplum shirts. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 08, 2021
Jennifer Lopez's True Love (with Niccole Thurman)
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Chelsea and Niccole Thurman (Indebted, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Shrill) get real about change, heartache, and healing with Jennifer Lopez's memoir, True Love. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 18, 2020
Tina Turner's My Love Story (with Taylor Howard)
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This week, Chelsea and Taylor Howard discuss Tina Turner's memoir, titled My Love Story, which draws from seven decades of love and loss in the iconic singer's life. Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  If you are experiencing domestic violence call: 800.799.SAFE (7233) or chat online with someone at: https://www.thehotline.org/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 11, 2020
Gabourey Sidibe's This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare (with Aeysha Carr)
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This week, Chelsea and Aeysha Carr (Woke, Rel, Brooklyn 99) discuss the many gems in Gabourey Sidibe's hilarious and touching memoir — including the power of declaring yourself a winner. Plus, a surprise visit from Gabourey herself! Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 04, 2020
Leah Remini's Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology (with Taylor Cox)
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This week, Chelsea and writer Taylor Cox (Miracle Workers, Single Parents, Abby's) celebrate troublemakers everywhere by diving into Leah Remini's journey through — and eventual escape from — the wild world of Scientology. Visit Chelsea's Instagram  for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 20, 2020
Mariah Carey's The Meaning of Mariah (with Lydia Popovich)
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The Mariah episode is finally here! Chelsea and comedian Lydia Popovich take us through Mariah's many highs and lows while appreciating her "propensity for extraness." Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 13, 2020
Demi Moore's Inside Out (with Sierra Teller Ornelas)
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Chelsea and Sierra Teller Ornelas (Brooklyn 99, Happy Endings, Superstore) discuss Demi Moore's incredible survival story Inside Out. Hear why this book is Chelsea's favorite memoir! Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 06, 2020
Jessica Simpson's Open Book (with Ashley Nicole Black)
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Join Chelsea Devantez as she recaps one of the most surprising celebrity memoirs of all-time, Jessica Simpson's Open Book, with real-life BFF Ashley Nicole Black (HBO's Black Lady Sketch Show). Visit Chelsea's Instagram for pictures and stories from the memoirs featured on the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 28, 2020
Introducing Celebrity Book Club (and the first book we're reading!)
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Host Chelsea Denvantez invites listeners to join her Celebrity Book Club and shares the first memoir to be featured! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 28, 2020