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Mar 30, 2016

Leigh Stein and Lux Alptraum are the guests. They are co-directors, with Jenny Lumet, of a non-profit organization called Out of the Binders. It is devoted to advancing the careers of women and gender non-conforming writers.

Had a great time with Leigh and Lux. It's very impressive what they've built. We sat down in the...

Mar 23, 2016

Juan F. Thompson is the guest. His new memoir, Stories I Tell MyselfGrowing Up with Hunter S. Thompson, is now available from Knopf. 

I tore through Juan's book. Read it in like 24 hours. I'm a huge fan of Hunter. He's in my top 5 all-time. I think he's among the funniest writers America has ever produced.  I've...

Mar 16, 2016

Michelle Adelman is the guest. Her debut novel, Piece of Mind, is available now from W.W. Norton & Company. 

Michelle and I have the same birthday (August 1), which we discovered before we started recording. That put us on a good footing right away. I feel predisposed to liking someone who shares my birthday, which...

Mar 13, 2016

Melissa Broder is the guest. Her debut essay collection, So Sad Today, is available now from Grand Central Publishing. She has also written a new poetry collection called Last Sext, due out from Tin House in June. 

So much to say about my friend Melissa. I've known her for years. We met back when she was still in New...

Mar 9, 2016

Adrian Todd Zuniga is the guest. He's the creator and host of Literary Death Match, an international reading series, comedy show, and all-around entertainment.

Note: I will be appearing with Melissa Broder at the April 1st edition at Ace Hotel Theater in Los Angeles during AWP. For tickets, click here.

Nice to finally...