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:

John Green Thinks Adulthood is Underrated

Thursday, November 08, 2018

YA author John Green has built his career on his ability to connect with young fans—but in his own lowest moments, the isolation he's felt has been all-consuming.

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Why Governor Jennifer Granholm Cut Her Hair

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

When former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm ran for office, she was told not to remind voters that she'd be the first woman to hold the office — and that her hair needed to be short.

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Episode 8: The Right Kind of Woman

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Stacey Abrams of Georgia and Mikie Sherrill of suburban New Jersey are both Democrats fighting their way into Republican territory, but in very different ways.

Tell Us Your Sex Ed Fails

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

What did you learn about sex that you wish you hadn’t? We want you to tell us!

When Fire Takes Everything: Rebuilding in Northern California

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Two stories of recovery after loss. 

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Three Narratives About Incarceration

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Anna Sale & Lawrence Bartley on Death, Sex & Money's latest episode. Rudy Valdez & Cindy Shank on “The Sentence.” Kaneza Schaal & Cornell Alston on “Jack &.” 

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I Served 27 Years In Prison. Now, I'm Out On Parole.

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Lawrence Bartley was released on parole this spring. Now, he and his wife Ronnine are building an everyday life for their family on the outside.

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Jane Fonda After Death and Divorce, Revisted

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. 

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Hot Dates: Last Summer Nights

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.

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Nick Offerman Can Take Directions

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."

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Alzheimer's and the World's Saddest Comedy Club

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.

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Tig Notaro Isn't a Blob Anymore

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.

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Hot Dates: Open to Open Relationships

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!

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Manhood, Now: Live

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.

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A Wife Interviews Her Husband About Manhood, Now

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. 

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Hot Dates: "I'm Supposed to Be Certain"

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. 

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Hot Dates: A Middle School Teacher Walks Into A Bar...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Miracle decided to try a dating app, and got a blast from the past.

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Manhood, Now

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

"You kind of learn what you're supposed to do. But nobody tells you anything."

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Hot Dates: Help from an OKCupid Guru

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Louis is at his wit's end with dating apps...so we called in reinforcements. Plus, some musings from Ceci.

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Hot Dates: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Friday, June 08, 2018

One of our summer daters has had some big changes in his love life already.

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