Mayim Bialik is trying to Joe Rogan for slightly podcasting inspiration.
The actress and Jeopardy! co-host just lately spoke to Vainness Truthful about how her psychological well being podcast, Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown, has developed since launching in January 2021 amid individuals’s anxieties across the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whereas discussing her personal stances on the hyperlink between psychological and bodily well being, getting actors to open up about deeply private subjects, and her methods round working along with her longtime associate Jonathan Cohen, Bialik shared her strategy to interviewing friends. It’s a method that takes inspiration from a seemingly unlikely place: Joe Rogan.
“Joe Rogan’s had great success, and whereas I don’t emulate every thing he does, his type evokes me,” she stated. “I’m simply typically fascinated by individuals: The place did they arrive from? How did they develop into the way in which they’re? There’s virtually all the time one thing in somebody’s household — drama, depth, alcoholism, dying — to be uncovered.”
Bialik went on to disclose that whereas Rogan has been an inspiration for her podcast, the place she’s gotten high-profile Hollywood names to open up about every thing from their addictions to their relationships, she didn’t stroll into the podcast along with her personal interview type, nor did she have any formal coaching.
“Jonathan, my co-host, he’s the one who educated me most about the way to interview,” she defined. “I’m actually shy to ask individuals generally about issues which can be too private — particularly in the event that they’re public figures. Jonathan is far more expert at podcasts, so he’s given me some basic tips.”
At one other level in her interview, the Jeopardy! co-host additionally affords an replace on the reboot of her ’90s sitcom Blossom, which starred Bialik as a younger teen being raised in a family run by males.
“I’m blissful to let you know that, sure, it’s true. The entire solid and the unique creator and producers are on board, and we consider a reboot can and will exist as soon as the strike ends,” she stated.
Based on the actress, when work on the present does resume, the crew hopes it received’t simply be a continuation of the sitcom followers already know. “We’re hoping to reboot it not as a sitcom,” she stated. “We need to carry again these fascinating, deep characters — a baby of divorce, a recovering drug addict, an alcoholic — to see them in an entire new method.”