Anna Sale

Anna Sale appears in the following:

What Is A "Good Death" During A Pandemic?

Friday, May 08, 2020

A listener named Lindsay, who works as a nurse in an ICU, is struggling with the way her patients are dying from COVID-19. 


Samantha Irby Is Prepared To Gracefully Bow Out

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

The bestselling writer on her sense of pride and why she's got no problem going back to an hourly job "the minute it feels like this is over."


Student Loans And The Pandemic: Your Questions, Answered

Monday, April 27, 2020

A lot has changed in the student loan landscape since the pandemic hit. Student loan expert Betsy Mayotte answers your questions about who's covered by the CARES Act and more. 


They Were Managing Their OCD. Then Came The Pandemic.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Listener Diane Davis and author John Green have spent years learning tools to manage their obsessive thoughts and fears of contamination. But COVID-19 is putting all of them to the test.


An Immunocompromised Love Story

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

We check in with Alana Duran, who has lupus and received a donor kidney several years ago from her new girlfriend at the time, Lori Interlicchio. 


A Weekend Homework Assignment From Tayari Jones

Friday, April 10, 2020

Inspiration from the writer for checking in with the people you love.


Goodbye, John Prine

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

"I'm just a lucky guy," John Prine told me in our 2018 interview. We will miss him. 


"Nobody Comes Here To Hide": Remembering Bill Withers

Friday, April 03, 2020

Songwriting icon Bill Withers died this week at 81 years old. Today, we revisit my conversation with him—from the very first episode of Death, Sex & Money.


"We Are The Glue": Stories From Essential Workers

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Dispatches from the essential workers who can't stay home.


A Surgical Nurse On Being Essential

Monday, March 30, 2020

We asked essential workers to write in about what they need, and what they're thinking about. Here's what one surgical nurse in Ohio told us.


If You Can't Isolate, What Do You Need?

Friday, March 27, 2020

If you're an essential worker who isn't staying home right now, what's on your mind? And what's helping you? 


Confessions of a Nashville Power Couple

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Jason Isbell was a restless guitarist. Amanda Shires was a fiddler who turned his life around. In this 2014 conversation, they talk about the challenges of sobriety and a new marriage.


What Rockstars And Sober People Already Know About Quarantine

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

"It's bringing me back to early recovery....I have to think about the things that keep me sober for right now, because we have no idea what tomorrow is going to look like." 


We Made A Pandemic Tool Kit

Friday, March 20, 2020

This week, you helped us build a Pandemic Tool Kit. Now we want to see it in action!


Ben Sinclair Is A Fan Of Endings

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The High Maintenance star reflects on his childhood, what he learned from his divorce, and why he's starting to smoke less weed.


Alone Together: A COVID-19 Call-In

Friday, March 13, 2020

Your calls about how the coronavirus is impacting your life, your relationships, and your plans—and how you're coping with it all. 


Alone Together During COVID-19: Live Call-in

Friday, March 13, 2020

The coronavirus has turned our thoughts back to anxiety. In this bonus episode, Kai Wright teams up with Anna Sale to take listener calls, and to talk about people are coping.

Why You're Not Having Sex

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

We asked you why you're not having sex—right now, or ever. These are your stories. 


Sugar Babies Cost Me $8,000 And My Marriage

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

A listener talks about why he thought hiring sex workers could save his marriage⁠—while also knowing it could destroy it. 


Maria Bamford Didn't Wait For It To Be Perfect

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The comedian talks with me about what mental illness has taught her about managing money and allowing herself to be loved.