By The Book

Epilogue: Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints

av By The Book | Publicerades 1/30/2020

The ladies respond to listener voicemails and emails about Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints.  Plus, Trysh Travis, cultural and literary historian in the Center for Women’s Studies at the University of Florida, puts the book into a feminist historical context. To learn more about Trysh’s research, head here.  Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is currently available for pre-order.   You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.   We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!   To get By the Book merch, head over to   And a big thanks to this week's sponsors:   The RealReal, authenticated luxury consignment. Get 20% off select items with the promo REAL at   Candid, the clear alternative to braces. Head to and use code BYTHEBOOK at checkout to get $75 off.  Rothy’s, everyday shoes for life on the go. Head to to check out the styles.

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Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and culture critic Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.