Ep. 192: Erin Davis and S.J. Mendelson from the dating show ‘Bubbies Know Best,’ and Cindy Chupack on her Netflix film ‘Otherhood’
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This week on Unorthodox: A whole lot of Jewish guests! First we sit down with Cindy Chupack, an Emmy-winning TV writer and producer who’s worked on shows like Sex and the City, Modern Family, and Everybody Loves Raymond. Her latest film, which she co-wrote and directed, is Otherhood, now streaming on Netflix. It’s about three mothers whose grown sons seem to have forgotten them, and so together they descend on New York City to push their way back into their son’s lives.
Stephanie chats with Erin Davis, host of the dating show Bubbies Know Best, and S.J. Mendelson, one of the bubbies. The premise of the show? A panel of three grandmothers meet each contestant, ask him or her some probing questions, then select a date for them from a group of prospective suitors. Kibitzing ensues.
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