How We Do This



From Broadway star Krystal Joy Brown and bestselling author Kristen McGuiness, HOW WE DO THIS is a getting through it guide to finding the lives we were always meant to live. It's where the personal meets politics, dreaming meets failing, love meets sex, wellness meets addiction, and we get it done. In this fresh new podcast, Krystal and Kristen interview the folks who are doing just that - economists, comedians, doctors, writers, healers, artists, and activists who have all figured out a fresh angle on tackling life - even when its really hard. And fun. And terrible. And crazy, scary magic.


  • How Do We CBD? Part Two With Shannon Barnett

    01/11/2018 Duración: 55min

    We are back with part two of our special “POT-CAST” episode on CBD with Shannon Barnett of Sana Sana Wellness! We deep dive into the magic of specific  remedies of CBD and Krystal gets giggly as she tries Shannon’s incredible potions. We talk dosage, cures and how to get the right vibe with the increasingly  trending fad of cannabidiol. 

  • How Do We CBD? With Shannon Barnett

    25/10/2018 Duración: 45min

    When it seems like the whole world is falling apart, HOW WE DO THIS has found our solution: CBDs! On part one of our first two-part "POT-CAST" HOW DO WE CBD, Krystal and Kristen speak with Shannon Barnett, Founder and She-EO of Sana Sana Wellness, a company focused not just on physical and mental healing, but on educating the public on the all the benefits and science behind cannabidiol (aka CBD) wellness. We also tackle our current apocalypse spy world, transgender rights, and the general of end time without losing our cool, because you know...CBD.

  • How Do We Hustle? With Robyn Hood

    18/10/2018 Duración: 54min

    Krystal and Kristen are joined by actress, rapper, and Ivy Leaguer Robyn Hood to answer the age-old question HOW DO WE HUSTLE? From the highs and lows of living a multi-hyphenate life to going out and getting what’s yours, the ladies break down the art of living your truth and doing what you love. Plus, (not so) fun times in politics, global economics, and how Bradley Cooper got so damn hot in A Star is Born. We’ll let you take another look at us, Bradley…  

  • How Do We Care? With Kabira Stokes

    11/10/2018 Duración: 01h15min

    From Taylor Swift to Kanye to Kavanaugh - we cover all our bases this week! Then we chat with the phenomenal game-changer Kabira Stokes, Founder and CEO of Homeboy Recycling, on how we can all help others, remain vulnerable and affect change when the world seems so damn hard. From finding fearlessness in your career to raising awareness of systemic injustices, Kabira shows us how one person with a great idea can change the lives of many and help the environment. Sometimes the best revolutions take place in our local communities, no matter what might be happening at the top. So keep the faith and check out this weeks episode!

  • How Do We Do All The Things? With Hill Harper

    27/09/2018 Duración: 01h16min

    You can thank us later because on the Season Two Premiere of HOW WE DO THIS, our guest is star of the hit TV show, The Good Doctor, named by People Magazine the sexiest man alive TWICE & is BFF's with Obama! That’s right, HILL HARPER joins us to kickoff the season and explain how he does ALL THE THINGS! The actor, activist, NYT bestselling writer, single dad, lawyer and entrepreneur sits with us as we explore how to inspire, build a legacy, expand our possibilities and still have time to love & keep hope in this crazy, crazy world. Plus, Krystal and Kristen take an inspiration break, from new babies to Beto O’Rourke. 

  • ***Bonus Episode*** Welcome Back to "How We Do This" Season 2!!!!

    20/09/2018 Duración: 46min

    Krystal and Kristen are back for Season Two of "HOW WE DO THIS"!! In this **BONUS EPISODE**, we catch up on the events of the summer, the highs and lows of our life and times and everything that makes America ‘Merica – politics, pop culture, and, of course, Pornhub. Kick off the second season with a little girl-fest catch up extravaganza from your favorite neuroticos anonimos! Get back into the groove with the ladies before we pick back up with our awesome interviews and inspiring guests who'll share HOW WE DO THIS thing called life!

  • How Do We America? With Ciara Renee

    06/07/2018 Duración: 01h09min

    How Do We America? In honor of ‘Merica’s birthday, Krystal and Kristen take a look at what makes this bold and beautiful country so great – and absolutely insane. On this special, all-American episode, we chat with TV and theater star Ciara Renee about what it means to be American at this time in history. From racism to sexism to Game of Thrones to our unshakable faith in the American dream that transcends even in 2018. This final episode of the season shares HOW WE DO THIS, American style.

  • How Do We Guide Our Futures? With Angie Banicki

    27/06/2018 Duración: 01h13min

    This week we discuss how to become masters of our own destiny with Hollywood's go-to tarot card reader Angie Banicki! From how tarot cards show us what we’re capable of, to how we guide our futures by staying in the present. Tune in as Angie gives Krystal & Kristen their own reading that blows their minds. They also discuss Auntie Maxine, trying to find happy stories in hard times, and how ABC’s The Proposal was the third worst thing to happen to the world this week. Don't miss this fun-filled episode!

  • How Do We Have It All? With Laura Bell Bundy & Kathleen Marshall

    22/06/2018 Duración: 56min

    On this week’s special episode, Krystal and Kristen sit down with three-time TONY Award Winning director Kathleen Marshall and Tony-nominated actress, singer, writer, producer Laura Bell Bundy to discuss motherhood, marriage, finding your way on the bright lights of Broadway and creating the life of your dreams! Also, Krystal & Kristen discuss Beyonce, bad politics, and why one of them is having a baby. Tune in to find out who...

  • How Do We Tell Our Stories? With Noelle Stevenson & John Griffiths

    13/06/2018 Duración: 01h05min

    On this week's special episode in honor of PRIDE, we welcome our first guest co-host, famed TV critic John Griffiths, as we interview author, graphic novelist, cartoonist, TV writer and creator of the "She-Ra" reboot, Noelle Stevenson! We discuss the changing landscape of TV, film, and who gets to tell their stories today. From the TONYs to "Pose" to "She-Ra" herself, we talk about how LGBTQ stories are being told and moving from the fringes to the mainstream. We also laugh... a lot.

  • How Do We Activate Change? With Yosi Sergant

    06/06/2018 Duración: 01h09s

    This week's episode is all about how to ACTIVATE change! But what does that mean, and how do we make it happen? In this awesome episode, we speak with Yosi Sergant, famed artivist and one of the geniuses behind the Obama "Hope" poster, about how we can fight the power, make the world a better place, and still play our bills. From Roseanne to Samantha Bee to universal income, we talk about whose been making waves - in good and bad ways. 

  • How Do We Turn Darkness Into Light? With Anna David?

    23/05/2018 Duración: 57min

    This week we deep dive into darkness and light with New York Times Best-Selling author and Light Hustler, Anna David (Party Girl, True Tales of Lust and Love) as we talk addiction, recovery and turning trauma into triumph. Plus, we catch the Holy Spirit with Bishop Michael Curry & The Kingdom Choir and ponder this dark time in American history as another school shooting has rocked the nation yet again. Join us for a dose of reality and wellness to get you through all the feels.

  • How Do We Have Good Sex? With Jessica Graham

    18/05/2018 Duración: 01h06min

    It's the SEX EPISODE! We are all about HOW DO WE HAVE GOOD SEX with our sexpert and the author of the book, GOOD SEX, Jessica Graham! This week we get stumped by the Laurel/Yanny controversy, share our Mother's Day musings on the film Tully and get pumped for a Royal Wedding. Join us as we talk the week that was and cover ALL the topics in our sexpisode! 

  • How Do We Live Brave? With Effie Brown

    09/05/2018 Duración: 01h03min

    This weeks episode is all about HOW DO WE LIVE BRAVE? We ponder and glorify Childish Gambino's, "This Is America" music video and play a game we are calling, "Best Of America/Worst of America". Then award-winning producer, Effie Brown (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE) stops by to discuss how she lives a brave and unapologetic life telling stories and how we can to.

  • How Do We Play?

    02/05/2018 Duración: 01h06min

    This week Krystal & Kristen discuss Bill Cosby getting the #metoo treatment, North Korea's abrupt nuclear turn around, Kanye West's awkward love affair with the POTUS & why we are taking advice from Kamala Harris and becoming "joyful warriors". Then we sit down with Chelsea Harris (Designated Survivor) and Andrea Bordeaux (NCIS:Los Angeles) as they tell us importance festival life and learning to play as an adult has been the key to their success and Chelsea's creation of all-black female performance troupe, The Playful Panthers.

  • How We Do This - Ep. 1

    19/04/2018 Duración: 01h14min

    From Broadway star Krystal Joy Brown and bestselling author Kristen McGuiness, HOW WE DO THIS is a “getting through it” guide to finding the lives we were always meant to live. It's where the personal meets politics, dreaming meets failing, love meets sex, wellness meets addiction, and we get it done. In this fresh new podcast, Krystal and Kristen interview the folks who are doing just that - economists, comedians, journalists, actors, doctors, writers, healers, scientists, artists, activists, and entrepreneurs who have all figured out a fresh angle on tackling life - even when it’s really hard. And fun. And terrible. And crazy, scary magic.