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May 30, 2018

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. 

May 27, 2018

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...

May 23, 2018

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....

May 20, 2018

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

This is Tao's third time on the podcast. He first appeared in Episode 180 and Episode 181 (a two-part...

May 16, 2018

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...