For more than 20 years, crisis management advisor Judy Smith has been managing high profile cases. She's the woman politicians, celebrities, athletes, corporations, and even countries turn to after they do stupid things. The Washington, D.C.-based fixer's client list includes NFL quarterback  Michael Vick, Monica Lewinsky, the family of Chandra Levy, and BP after the Gulf oil spill.

On Boston Public Radio, Callie Crossley speaks with Judy Smith, the inspiration behind the ABC drama "Scandal", about her book Good Self, Bad Self.