Interviews with writers, journalists, filmmakers, and podcasters about how they do their work. Hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff.
Episode 430: Connie Walker
Wednesday 24 February 2021
: Connie Walker is an investigative reporter and podcast host. Her new show is Stolen: The Search for Jermain.“For so long, there has been...
Episode 429: Vinson Cunningham
Wednesday 17 February 2021
: Vinson Cunningham is a staff writer for The New Yorker.“I think the job is just paying a bunch of attention. If you're a person like me,...
Episode 428: Katie Engelhart
Wednesday 10 February 2021
: Katie Engelhart is a journalist and the author of the new book The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right to Die.“Billions of dollars of...
Episode 427: Luke Mogelson
Wednesday 03 February 2021
: Luke Mogelson is a journalist and fiction writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and other...
Episode 426: Mirin Fader
Wednesday 27 January 2021
: Mirin Fader is a staff writer for The Ringer.
“Nobody ever makes it makes it, right? You make it, and every day, you have to keep making...
Episode 425: Stephanie Clifford
Wednesday 20 January 2021
: Stephanie Clifford is an investigative journalist and novelist who has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and...
Episode 424: Kenneth R. Rosen
Wednesday 13 January 2021
: Kenneth R. Rosen has written for The New York Times, Wired, The New Yorker, and many other publications. His new book is Troubled: The...
Episode 365: Carvell Wallace, author and podcast host
Wednesday 06 January 2021
: Carvell Wallace is a podcast host and has written for The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine. He is the co-author, with Andre...
Episode 378: Ashley C. Ford, author and podcast host
Wednesday 30 December 2020
: Ashley C. Ford is a writer and podcast host. Her memoir, Somebody's Daughter, is forthcoming from Flatiron Books.“For the first time I...
Episode 423: Ed Yong
Wednesday 23 December 2020
: Ed Yong spent 2020 covering the pandemic for The Atlantic. His latest feature is "How Science Beat the Virus."
“I am trying to give...
Episode 422: Nilay Patel
Wednesday 16 December 2020
: Nilay Patel is editor-in-chief of The Verge and hosts the podcast Decoder.
“The instant ability—unmanaged ability—for people to say...
Episode 421: Wright Thompson
Wednesday 09 December 2020
: Wright Thompson is a senior writer for ESPN. His new book is Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last.
Episode 420: Melissa del Bosque
Wednesday 02 December 2020
: Melissa del Bosque is an investigative journalist covering the U.S.-Mexico border.“What I really want people to know is the context within...
Episode 419: Reggie Ugwu
Wednesday 25 November 2020
: Reggie Ugwu is an arts reporter for The New York Times.
“I find that even though I talk to celebrities or popular artists, I’m not all...
Episode 418: Stephanie McCrummen
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: Stephanie McCrummen is a national enterprise reporter at The Washington Post.
“I do have to psych myself up. There’s always something...
Episode 417: Olivia Nuzzi
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: Olivia Nuzzi is the White House correspondent for New York.“I don’t think that, broadly speaking, this a group of redeemable people....
Episode 416: Reeves Wiedeman
Wednesday 28 October 2020
: Reeves Wiedeman is a reporter at New York and the author of the new book Billion Dollar Loser.
“You get inside these companies and …...
Episode 415: Latif Nasser
Wednesday 21 October 2020
: Latif Nasser co-hosts Radiolab. He also hosted The Other Latif and the Netflix documentary series Connected.“It’s so easy to hate...
Episode 414: Barton Gellman
Wednesday 14 October 2020
: Barton Gellman is a staff writer for The Atlantic. and was previously a Pulitzer-winning reporter at The Washington Post. His latest book...
Episode 413: Latria Graham
Wednesday 07 October 2020
: Latria Graham is a writer living in South Carolina. Her work has appeared in Outside, Garden & Gun, The Guardian, and The New York...
Episode 412: Nicholson Baker
Wednesday 30 September 2020
: Nicholson Baker is the author of 18 books of fiction and nonfiction. He has written for The New Yorker, Harper’s, and many other...
Episode 411: Elizabeth Weil
Wednesday 23 September 2020
: Elizabeth Weil covers California and the climate for ProPublica. She has written for The New York Times Magazine, California Sunday, and...
Episode 410: Jiayang Fan
Wednesday 16 September 2020
: Jiayang Fan is a staff writer for The New Yorker. Her latest article is a "How My Mother and I Became Chinese Propaganda.""I think...
Episode 409: Claudia Rankine
Wednesday 09 September 2020
: Claudia Rankine is a poet, essayist, and playwright. She is the author of the new book, Just Us: An American Conversation.“I began to...
Episode 408: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Thursday 03 September 2020
: Ta-Nehisi Coates is an author and journalist. He served as guest editor for the September issue of Vanity Fair, titled "The Great...