Anna Sale is the host and managing editor of Death, Sex & Money, WNYC’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.
Anna Sale appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
For one of our earliest episodes, I spoke with Jane Fonda about living her life in the public eye. This week, we're bringing you that conversation again.
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
We've been following eight listeners as they've dated this summer—this week, we do a final check-in as the warm weather winds down.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Nick Offerman is famous for playing the most macho man on TV, but in real life, he says he has "all the colors inside."
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Comedian Chris Garcia lost his dad to Alzheimer's last year. Now, he's working through his grief in a new project from WNYC studios—and we're bringing you an early listen.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
In the six years since Tig Notaro's famous comedy set about her cancer diagnosis and her mother's death, a lot has changed.
Monday, July 23, 2018
Since we first talked, Jessie emailed to confess something about her dating life that she didn't tell me before. Plus, June's off Tinder!
Thursday, July 12, 2018
This week, we continued our conversation about being a man today with an hour of live radio, featuring CNN's W. Kamau Bell and your calls.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Earlier this week, we got a voice memo in our inbox, from a husband and wife who were inspired to talk about masculinity together. So we asked them if we could share it with you.
Monday, July 09, 2018
The first time we talked to Dan, he was wrestling with how to navigate consent in the #MeToo era. This week, he and I dig a little deeper.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Miracle decided to try a dating app, and got a blast from the past.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
"You kind of learn what you're supposed to do. But nobody tells you anything."
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Louis is at his wit's end with dating apps...so we called in reinforcements. Plus, some musings from Ceci.
Friday, June 08, 2018
One of our summer daters has had some big changes in his love life already.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
John Prine has been in the music business for 47 years, and at this point, he's fine being a self-proclaimed "oddball."
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Dating in 2018 can be frustrating. But a lot of you are doing it anyway...and some of you are letting us listen in.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The bestselling author of 'An American Marriage' talks about writing her own rules for adulthood.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Thousands paid off. Cuts to the beauty budget. A foster daughter. Our listeners share what's happened since appearing in our student loans episodes last year.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
A 22-year-old who calls herself a “professional sugar baby” explains why she goes on dates with much older men for money—and why the men don’t always think of her as a sex worker.
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Dwayne Betts committed a carjacking when he was 16 years old. For his mom, Gloria Hill, it was just the first in a series of events in her life involving a gun.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Thom Tran was grazed by a bullet four days into his deployment in Iraq in 2003. He's spent the last 15 years figuring out what that moment means for him going forward.