HHH018 Steve Ramsey | Woodworking for Mere Mortals

This interview with Steve Ramsey of Woodworking for Mere Mortals is a real gem for the wood-curious and the YouTube-curious. I met Steve when he contacted me a few years ago to give me a tostonera that he made (which I then used in a video, below). He’s an accomplished woodworker who manages to make his […]

HHH017 Fifi Buchanan | The Divine Hostess

My friend Fifi is one of the most curious, well-rounded people I know. We met through YouTube, but in addition to making videos, she has written a book, has a masters in mechanical engineering, she’s a health coach, and a podcaster. Check out her Wonderfully Made podcast for some great advice and inspiration. In this interview, we talk […]

HHH016 Interview with Macon Blair, Director

Macon Blair wrote and directed the movie I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore, which is my favorite movie of the year so far (and which also features this song from my old band, The Hot As Shits) so I was super excited to talk with him about it. It’s a crime/buddy movie […]

HHH015 Interview with Caroline Artiss

Episode 15 of Hilah’s Happy Hour podcast! In this fun interview with Caroline Artiss — chef, author, YouTuber — we learn about how she grew up cooking, how she was discovered by the BBC, how she ended up in California, her new book Beauty Foods, her restaurant, and her favorite British and Malaysian recipes. Near the […]

HHH014 Interview with Chef John | Food Wishes

Interview with Chef John Mitzewich, creator of Food Wishes! Chef John is a YouTube legend. He started his channel and recipe website in 2007 then partnered with the AllRecipes site in 2011. His videos are known for funny voiceover and commentary combined with delicious recipes you can make at home. In this podcast interview with Chef John, we talk about how […]

HHH013 Interview with Melissa Maker | Clean My Space

In episode 13 (ooh!) of Hilah’s Happy Hour, I interview Melissa Maker, the brains behind the Clean My Space empire. Melissa started a home cleaning business in Toronto in 2006, which led to the creation of the Clean my Space YouTube channel, her own line of cleaning cloths, and most recently to her first book: Clean my […]

HHH012 Q&A with Hilah and Chris

In episode 12 of Hilah’s Happy Hour, Chris and I answer questions from listeners! We cover topics like: how to choose a restaurant? how to make Brussels sprouts taste good? how to deep fry without burning down the house? what’s Tex-Mex? what’s my REAL passion??? Listen to the first episode Chris and I recorded here. […]

HHH011 Interview with Lynn Chen

Lynn Chen is an actor, a writer, and a body image activist. I met Lynn when I moved to Los Angeles a couple years ago and she reached out through email, we had lunch together, and became quick friends. In addition to her YouTube channel which mostly explores different restaurants around LA, she also hosts a monthly […]

HHH10 Interview with Richard Lawson | Vanity Fair Film Critic

In this episode of Hilah’s Happy Hour, I got to talk with Richard Lawson, the film critic for Vanity Fair! I “met” him through my YouTube channel (he wrote me up this little blurb in the March issue of VF) and now we’re Twitter buddies. We talk about how he got into the critic business, what […]