Anna Sale

Anna Sale appears in the following:

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. 


Cancer Changed Ken Jeong's Comedy

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

After years of working as a physician, Ken Jeong quit to pursue acting. Then his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer, and he found himself needing to think like a doctor again.


No Slumping With Twyla Tharp

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

I talk with the dancer and choreographer about the low-budget beginning of her prolific career, and about dealing with new physical limitations while creating new works in her late 70s.


Carmen Maria Machado Is Using The Word 'Abusive'

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

The writer reflects on her first relationship with a woman, finding the words to talk about experiencing abuse, and the process of writing it all down in her memoir.


Read Everything, Talk to Everyone: Reporting on Trump, Inc.

Monday, February 03, 2020

Andrea Bernstein discusses the reporting process behind Trump, Inc. and her new book, American Oligarchs, with Death, Sex & Money host Anna Sale to talk about 

Friendships and Race

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

When did race become a flash point between you and a close friend?

Who Are Your 'Quick And Deep' Friends?

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A conversation with a psychologist about the importance of friends who cross racial lines—and those who don't. 


Code Switch: Cross-Racial Relationships

Monday, January 27, 2020

How does race play a role in close friendships? NPR's Code Switch team and member station WNYC's Death Sex and Money podcast tackle this question.


Ask Code Switch: What About Your Friends?

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Your stories about race and friendship brought up a lot of questions. Our friends at NPR's Code Switch podcast have some answers.


Between Friends: Your Stories About Race and Friendship

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

"Friendship is our only social relationship that is purely voluntary. Someone can just walk away at any time." 


Inside Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

What happens inside Planned Parenthood has long been at the center of a raging political debate in the U.S. But we don't often hear from the patients who rely on their clinics for care.


Saeed Jones's New Year's Determinations

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

The writer reads an essay about his mom, and explains why she always made New Year's "determinations" instead of "resolutions."


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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."