Anna Sale

Anna Sale appears in the following:

Death, Sex & Money's 2019 Year End Spectacular

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

The team reflects together on the best Death, Sex & Money moments of 2019—things you heard on the show, and things you didn't.

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Liz Phair's Rebellious Streak Works For Her

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The musician on her "run and gun" days in the early '90s, and the two affairs that shaped her adult life.

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The Children Of Heart Mountain

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

At an annual pilgrimage back to a former Japanese American incarceration site, we hear from people reliving complicated childhood memories and descendants looking for answers.

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Cheating Happens

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

There's the cliche: someone cheats, crockery is thrown, lawyers are called. But your stories about cheating are much more varied, with some unpredictable conclusions. 

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Anne Lamott: Death Sucks, And It's Holy

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

"Your life will be greatly enhanced by spending time with dying people," Anne Lamott says. "Death is not the enemy. Snakes are." 

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Hasan Minhaj's Honest Mistakes

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hasan Minhaj was drawn to comedy because of its "radical honesty." But that hasn't always translated well to his personal life.

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Who's Driving Your Uber?

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Domestic violence. The ripples of the financial crisis. A new immigrant's dashed hopes. This is what we heard about two years ago after we asked, "Why'd you start driving for Uber?"

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A Former Debt Collector's Unpaid Bills

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Angela worked in the collections industry for 15 years. Now, she's banned from the industry for life⁠—and is getting collection calls after falling behind on her own bills. 

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When Breast Cancer Pauses Life At 35

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

After a breast cancer diagnosis at 35, author Kate Pickert reflects on maintaining normalcy during treatment, why she didn't tell her daughter, and how she thinks about mortality now.

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Scattered: The Camp

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

In comedian Chris Garcia's new podcast, he sets out to uncover the truth about his dad, a man who survived Castro’s labor camps only to lose his way in search of the American dream. 

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Saeed Jones Talks About Sex. And Death. And Money.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The writer and poet traces the joy and shame of learning about sex, mourning his mother, and finally feeling financially comfortable.

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The Student Loan Nerd Helping Borrowers One Email At A Time

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Betsy Mayotte knows that the student loan system is overcomplicated⁠—she worked inside of it for 20 years. Now she's tackling borrowers' problems, one email at a time. 

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Our Student Loan Secrets, Part 2

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Hundreds of you told us about feeling duped, overwhelmed, and ashamed of your student debt. But we also heard stories about how some of you took back control. Here's how you did it.

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Our Student Loan Secrets, Part 1

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

More Americans are taking out more student loan debt and taking longer to pay it back. But we don't often talk about the impact that it has on our lives.

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E. Jean Carroll: More Interesting, Not Damaged

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

At 75, E. Jean Carroll is calling out the men who've sexually assaulted her—including, she says, the president. But talk to a therapist about it? No thanks.

50 Years Married To A Man Named Sissy

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Vickie Goodwin tried to raise her husband's self esteem early in their marriage. But when he started cross dressing publicly, she struggled to accept that it was part of who he was. 

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Raphael Saadiq: Music Had To Be My Therapy

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Musical icon Raphael Saadiq talks to us about using music to cope with loss, reflecting on love, and creating light in darkness. 

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My Stillbirth During Anna's Maternity Leave

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

We hear from you often about pregnancy loss, and the grief that accompanies it. Here is one listener's story. 

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How Are You "Surfing The Urge" To Drink?

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

This month, we've been talking about drinking, and asking you what you do when the impulse to drink hits⁠—and you don't want to indulge. 

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Michael Arceneaux On Love, Liquid Courage And Letting Go

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The writer talks about how alcohol has helped him let go of his inhibitions and embrace his sexuality—after growing up in a house where drinking often led to violence.

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