Michelle Dean is the guest. Her new book is called Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion, available now from Grove Press.
In today's monologue, I talk about seeing people you know who (maybe?) pretend to not see you.
Adrian Todd Zuniga is the guest. His debut novel, Collision Theory, is available now from Rare Bird Books. He is also the founder and host of the popular reading series Literary Death Match.
This is Adrian's second time on the program. He first appeared in Episode 403 on March 9, 2016.
In today's monologue, I thank listeners who support the show.
Sloane Crosley is the guest. Her new essay collection, Look Alive Out There, is available now from MCD Books.
This is Sloane's second time on the podcast. She first appeared in Episode 424 on July 27, 2016.
In today's monologue, I respond to listener mail and talk about my first-ever trip to a weed dispensary.
Tao Lin is the guest. His new book is called Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change (Vintage). It is his first book-length work of nonfiction and is the official May pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.
In today's monologue, I talk about groomer humor and white jeans.
Jonathan Ames is the guest. His latest book is called You Were Never Really Here (Pushkin Press). It has recently been adapted into a major motion picture starring Joaquin Phoenix. Ames also writes for television, having created the shows Blunt Talk, starring Patrick Stewart, and Bored to Death, starring Jason Schwartzman and Zach Galifianakis.
In today's monologue, I read some listener mail involving CBD oil, my dog, and the Thai restaurant.
Melissa Broder is the guest. Her debut novel The Pisces is available now from Hogarth Press.
In today's monologue, I talk about San Francisco, biking, nature, and my dog Twiggy's tendency to eat bees.
Susan Henderson is the guest. Her new novel, The Flicker of Old Dreams, is available now from Harper Perennial.
In today's monologue, I talk about sleep deprivation and my relationship with Alexa.
Lauren Grodstein is the guest. Her latest novel, Our Short History, is available now from Algonquin Books.
This is Lauren's second time on the podcast. She first appeared in Episode 216 on October 13, 2013.
In today's monologue, I discuss a humiliating experience I had while trying to find a benign sleep aid solution.