Victoria Patterson is the guest. Her new story collection, The Secret Habit of Sorrow, is available now from Counterpoint Press.
This is Victoria's second time on the program. She first appeared in Episode 8 on October 12, 2011.
In today's monologue, I read through some responses to Episode 538.
Amber Tamblyn is the guest. She is an author, actress and director. She's been nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for her work in television and film. She is the author of three books of poetry including the critically acclaimed bestseller, Dark Sparkler. And her debut novel, Any Man, is available now from Harper Perennial.
In today's monologue, I talk about Disneyland dread.
In today's monologue, I talk about not sleeping.
Amanda Stern is the guest. Her new memoir is called Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life (Grand Central Publishing).
In today's monologue, I talk about coughing.
Allie Rowbottom is the guest. Her new book is called Jell-O Girls: A Family History (Little, Brown). Her essays can be found in Vanity Fair, Salon, The Florida Review, No Tokens, The South Loop Review, PQueue, Hunger Mountain, The Rumpus, A Women's Thing and elsewhere.
In today's monologue, I talk to my daughter and her friends, and they sing me happy birthday.