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:

Opportunity Costs: Friendship and Fertility

Monday, January 22, 2018

Best friends Cat and Christine met in college and have stayed close since. But their class differences became very clear—and uncomfortable—when they both struggled to get pregnant. 

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Preview: Opportunity Costs

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

From January 22-26, we're sharing your stories about your class status, and when you've felt it most in your life.

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I Can't Grow Old Gracefully

Saturday, January 06, 2018

Surprise! We've got one last Pull Quote episode for you. Musician Robert Earl Keen talks about aging in a way that feels so true and so honest, but also so rare. 

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Wrap Yourself In A Chrysalis and Turn To Goo

Friday, January 05, 2018

On Day Five of Pull Quote, actor Holland Taylor describes the difference between transformation and growth. 

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Be Scared, 'Cause I'm Scary

Thursday, January 04, 2018

The world can be a cruel place. On Day Four of Pull Quote, we listen to a moment of reflection from musician Perfume Genius about resiliency. 

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All Your Workplace Rage

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Get ready to get mad.

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Nobody Comes Here To Hide

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

In today's Pull Quote, one of the very best moments in Death, Sex & Money history from the very first episode of the show. 

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I'm A Real Fan of Silence

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

It's Day Two of Pull Quote! Sidle up next to writer and actor Spalding Grey as he reflects on faith, solitude and silence in a New York City church pew. 

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Plunging In

Monday, January 01, 2018

Welcome to 2018. Let us ease you in with writer Jamaica Kincaid in our first Pull Quote, the new mini-podcast series we created to thank you for your support of the show. 

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Pull Quote: Plunging In

Monday, January 01, 2018

As we begin 2018 together, we're sharing our first mini-episode of Pull Quote, our latest podcast experiment, with all of you. 

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I Felt Like The Story Had To Change: Life After Heroin

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

I talk with a friend about her life after addiction.

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I Can't Fix It: A First Responder and Heroin

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How witnessing heroin overdoses every day is affecting one paramedic in Charleston, West Virginia. 

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Your Workplace Rage, And Mine

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Reconsidering what we put up with. 

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Gabrielle Union Is Fed Up

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A conversation about reclaiming your body after sexual assault.

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Finding Love, And A Kidney, On Tinder

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

When "It's a match!" takes on a whole new meaning. 

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What Lisa Ling Regrets

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Journalist Lisa Ling has been reporting on TV since she was 16. But she says telling other people's stories has always been a lot easier than sharing her own.

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A Bitcoin Mogul Goes Broke

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Charlie Shrem made a fortune on cryptocurrency, lost it all, and spent a year in prison for a federal crime—all before turning 30. 

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Why She Steals: Your Reactions

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A few weeks ago, we interviewed a woman who shoplifts. Now, we talk with you about your reactions to her story.

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Life in Our 20s: Advice from Niecy Nash, Alia Shawkat & Terri Coleman

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Live from the Ace Hotel in downtown LA, we talk all about what we learned during young adulthood—and tackle some of our 20-something listeners' life advice questions. 

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Ellen Burstyn's Lessons on Survival

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Ellen Burstyn has won countless acting awards, but says she is proudest of raising her son. We talk about learning how to mother, leaving an abusive marriage and confronting death.

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