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Anna Sale

Anna Sale is the host and managing editor of Death, Sex & MoneyWNYC’s interview show about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Recently named New York Magazine’s number one podcast of 2015, the show has also been featured by The New York Times, The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, The Guardian, Fast Company and Real Simple. 

Before developing Death, Sex & Money, Anna covered politics for years, including the 2013 New York City mayoral race, the 2012 presidential campaign, and the statehouse beat in Connecticut and West Virginia. She has contributed to Fresh Air with Terry Gross, This American Life, NPR News, Marketplace, Studio 360, PBS Newshour, and Slate. 

A West Virginia native, Anna graduated from Stanford University with a degree in history. She's on twitter @annasale.

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Anna Sale appears in the following:

Inside Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

What happens inside Planned Parenthood has long been at the center of a raging political debate in the U.S. But we don't often hear from the patients who rely on their clinics for care.

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Danielle Brooks Is Ready to Talk About Sex

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Danielle Brooks grew up in a religious household in South Carolina. But at 26, the actor says she's found new freedom to talk about her body and sex.

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An Update from Susanne

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

We met Susanne and Mike almost 10 years into their recovery from heroin addiction. But disturbing criminal charges against Mike forced Susanne to take a hard look at their relationship.

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How Jeff Daniels Got Sober, Again

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Jeff Daniels describes turning 50 as "a speed bump at 80 miles per hour." His career got its second wind—and the Michigan-based actor abandoned more than a decade of sobriety. 

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From Conversion Therapy to a Rainbow Yarmulke

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Chaim Levin and Benjy Unger desperately fought their attraction to other men by signing up for gay conversion therapy. They rejected the therapy together, but saved their friendship.

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Diane Guerrero on Debt and Deportation

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero has been on her own since she was 14, when her parents were deported. What followed were years of financial and emotional struggle. 

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When I Almost Died

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Your stories about life after near death. 

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Dead People Don't Have Any Secrets

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Amanda's husband Sam had a lot of secrets, most of which she discovered after his death. That made grieving, and moving on, a lot more complicated.

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Rosie, Sixto, Hari, Uma, Mahershala, Amatus, Lisa & Dan

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

During times of big change, family can keep us grounded. Meet the people who've played that role for Rosie Perez, Hari Kondabolu and Mahershala Ali, from our live show in Brooklyn.

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After My Brother Avonte Disappeared

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Danny Oquendo put his life on hold when his half brother, Avonte, disappeared from his New York City school in 2013. Three years later, his life is dramatically different.

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Falling in Love... With Heroin

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Susanne and Mike met and fell in love with each other...and heroin. They stuck together through addiction and recovery, but things haven't fallen into place the way they had hoped.

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Michael Ian Black's Middle-Aged Angst

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Comedian Michael Ian Black has been steadily building his career since the '90s. But he says he's tired of not finding mainstream success. 

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DANCE BREAK!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

You've been sending us your anthems of change. Now, we want to see you rock out to them. 

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Lucinda Williams Says Whatever the Hell She Wants

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

At 63 years old, musician Lucinda Williams is more successful than ever. But with age has come a lot of loss.

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Why Jeb Corliss Jumps Off Cliffs

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Jeb Corliss is a BASE jumper and wingsuit flier who's learned to very carefully control his emotions. It's made him fearless and, he says, "impossible to be in a relationship with."

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Brooke Shields, Recovering Daughter

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Brooke Shields' two longest relationships have been with her career and with her mother. But she says she needed one to end for the other to thrive. 

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Living Alone, One Year Later

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Living alone has its perks: no one to tell you what to eat, how to decorate, or when to go to bed. But there's also no one to split the bills with.

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Stop Calling Me 'The Homeless Valedictorian'

Friday, December 18, 2015

Last year, Rashema Melson became known as "the homeless valedictorian" with a full ride to Georgetown. Now a sophomore, she's tired of that label and is questioning where she belongs.

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Autism Isn’t What I Signed Up For

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

When we posted an article on Facebook about deciding to have children, Diane Gill Morris told us, "If someone had told me this is what it’d be like, I never would have had kids."

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Holland Taylor Steps Off Her Island

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Actress Holland Taylor built a reputation by playing self-assured characters who keep others at a distance. But in her personal life, she says she's ready to take a chance on love. 

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