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    • Bonus Episode: Alec Baldwin in the Hot Seat

    • By: Alec Baldwin, Anna Sale
    • Length: 39 mins
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    Here’s The Thing listeners are used to hearing Alec ask the questions, but for this bonus episode, he’s the guest!

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    • Sonia Manzano & Justice Sonia Sotomayor

    • By: Anna Sale, Sonia Manzano, Sonia Sotomayor
    • Length: 37 mins
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    "Through and through I'm a lawyer and a judge," says U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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    • Alec Baldwin Talks Money, Family, Fame and Cocaine

    • By: Anna Sale, Alec Baldwin
    • Length: 43 mins
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    "I completely forgot that this is an episode of Death, Sex & Money. We're taping this for your show!"

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    • Chris Gethard & Tim Dillon

    • By: Anna Sale, Tim Dillon, Chris Gethard
    • Length: 33 mins
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    Comedian Tim Dillon has lived a lot of life in his 31 years. "I was a child actor," he tells guest host Chris Gethard. "I started doing coke at 12...

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    • How Jeff Daniels Got Sober, Again

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Narrated by: Jeff Daniels
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Jeff Daniels dropped out of college and moved to New York City to become an actor. He left his family behind in Chelsea, Michigan, where his dad ran the local lumber yard. But a few years after moving to the city, Jeff says he got a letter from a young woman from his hometown. She moved to New York, they married, and had their first child. And then, they decided together to raise him back home in Michigan.

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    • My Awkward Money Talk With Sallie Krawcheck

    • By: Anna Sale, Sallie Krawcheck
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Before she was a Wall Street executive or the CEO of an investment company for women, Sallie Krawcheck was a little kid, listening to her parents...

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    • Ellen Burstyn & Gloria Steinem

    • By: Anna Sale, Gloria Steinem, Ellen Burstyn
    • Length: 36 mins
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    [Explicit Content] Before the women's movement came around in the 1960s, Gloria Steinem thought her options for the future were limited....

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    • Cut Loose: Your Breakup Stories

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Length: 41 mins
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    [Contains Explicit Content] When Nan Bauer-Maglin was 60 years old, her husband left her for his 25-year-old student. "I thought about suicide. You know, there’s a great feeling of rejection especially if you’re older," she told me. "You just feel ugly and invisible and sad and quite gray."

    Nan wrote a book inspired by their breakup and called it Cut Loose. "First I was gonna call it 'Dumped.' But that’s so negative," she told me. "Cut Loose is also about freedom."

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    • Inside Planned Parenthood

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The first thing that greets you when you step off the elevator at the Planned Parenthood in Brooklyn is a metal detector. "I didn’t necessarily expect it," a first-time patient told me. "But as soon as I saw it I was like, 'Oh yeah, that’s right, that makes sense.'"

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    • Let's Talk About Porn

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Porn. It’s something that people use in their most intimate, private moments. It’s a way to acknowledge desire—without any of the attachments.

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    • Live from the Internet: Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires & You

    • By: Anna Sale, Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    We met Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires three years ago to hear about their love story. They met when Jason was still struggling with sobriety...

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    • A Prison Guard in Transition

    • By: Anna Sale, Mandi Hauwert
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Mandi Hauwert was 32 and a few years into her career as a correctional officer at San Quentin State Prison when she started to wear eyeliner to work. "Just a little bit," she tells me...

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    • Cristela Alonzo's Lower Classy Comedy

    • By: Anna Sale, Cristela Alonzo
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Comedian Cristela Alonzo says she didn't grow up with much. Her mom raised four kids on her own in an abandoned diner with no running power or water...

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    • The Great Guest Takeover

    • By: Anna Sale, Tim Dillon, Maria Caldwell, and others
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A few months ago, we mentioned that we were working on a couple of special episodes during Anna's maternity leave.

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    • Danielle Brooks Is Ready to Talk About Sex

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Narrated by: Danielle Brooks
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Danielle Brooks started out her life in a very religious household. Her mother and father are a minister and a deacon, respectively, and she grew up singing in her church choir and participating in oratorical contests run by her congregation.

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    • From Conversation Therapy to Rainbow Yarmulke

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Length: 24 mins
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    When Chaim Levin first met Benjy Unger almost 10 years ago, Chaim immediately wanted to be friends. "He was like one of those bros from high school that was just so regular and nobody would guess that he’s gay," Chaim tells me.

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    • Dating Was So Hard, Until It Wasn't

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Length: 22 mins
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    "When I want it badly enough, I can...really steel myself and just be like, 'Don't freak out, just stay still, kiss them. Just do it!'"

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    • What Money Can't Solve

    • By: Anna Sale, Noel king, Darrell Cannon
    • Length: 30 mins
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    On November 2, 1983, Darrell Cannon was woken up by the Chicago police banging on his door. He knew the drill. As a longtime gang member...

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    • Anna Chlumsky Catches the Worm

    • By: Anna Sale
    • Length: 24 mins
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    At 10 years old, Anna Chlumsky delivered an iconic performance alongside Macaulay Culkin in the classic '90s movie My Girl. She became a child star, but the attention and job offers were fleeting. By the time she was a teenager, she'd stopped getting acting roles.

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    • Mahershala Ali on Faith, Love and Success

    • By: Anna Sale, Mahershala Ali, Amatus Ali
    • Length: 19 mins
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    We met actor Mahershala Ali and his wife, the artist Amatus, last year in Brooklyn, a few months after he filmed his scenes for Barry Jenkins' film...

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