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EITM: Ann Friedman 8/9/21

Elliot In The Morning

Ann is the founder and CEO of DC's interactive language museum, Planet Word [www.planetwordmuseum.org].


9 Aug 2021

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035. Ann Friedman. Negotiating Your Rates. Self-Employment Finances.

In Good Company

Journalist, essayist, and media entrepreneur is co-host of the long-running and phenomenally popular podcast Call Your Girlfriend, and has written for publications including The New York Times, New York Magazine, the LA Times, The Gentlewoman, and The Guardian. She also has a newsletter called The Ann Friedman Weekly, which is a curation of great writing and interesting gems from far-flung corners of the Internet. Most recently Ann and her podcast co-host Aminatou Sow co-wrote Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close, which was an instant New York Times bestseller on publication last year, and is now out in paperback. Ann is full of wisdom on the nuts and bolts of working in media and being self-employed – especially when it comes to money – and has brilliant advice to offer on everything from negotiating your rates to protecting your intellectual property. We spoke about the business of podcasting and the economics of being a writer and publishing a book, and finished with a broader discussion about contemporary feminism, girlboss culture, and the rise and fall of the popular women’s co-working space The Wing. Find Ann on Twitter and Instagram (@annfriedman) Buy Big Friendship: https://www.waterstones.com/book/big-friendship/aminatou-sow/ann-friedman/9780349013022 Listen to Call Your Girlfriend: https://www.callyourgirlfriend.com/ Subscribe to Ann’s newsletter: https://www.annfriedman.com/weekly We Need To Talk About Money is published by 4th Estate on 8th July and available to pre-order now in hardback, eBook and audio, with signed copies available from Waterstones.com. Waterstones: https://www.waterstones.com/book/we-need-to-talk-about-money/otegha-uwagba/9780008489304 Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/We-Need-Talk-About-Money/dp/0008350388 Hive: https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Otegha-Uwagba/We-Need-to-Talk-About-Money/24127150 Bookshop.org: https://uk.bookshop.org/books/we-need-to-talk-about-money/9780008489304 Audible (including an exclusive 1hr Q&A with my editor Michelle Kane): https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/We-Need-to-Talk-About-Money-Audiobook/0008350418 Get tickets for my FANE digital event A Night In With Otegha Uwagba, hosted by Sharmadean Reid on 7 July: https://www.fane.co.uk/otegha-uwagba Produced by Chris Sharp and Naomi Mantin


7 Jul 2021

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LIVE ON CROWDCAST: Danielle Henderson, "THE UGLY CRY" w/ Ann Friedman

Skylight Books Podcast Series

Abandoned at ten years old by a mother who chose her drug-addicted, abusive boyfriend, Danielle Henderson was raised by grandparents who thought their child-rearing days had ended in the 1960s. She grew up Black, weird, and overwhelmingly uncool in a mostly white neighborhood in upstate New York, which created its own identity crises. Under the eye-rolling, foul-mouthed, loving tutelage of her uncompromising grandmother—and the horror movies she obsessively watched—Danielle grew into a tall, awkward, Sassy-loving teenager who wore black eyeliner as lipstick and was struggling with the aftermath of her mother’s choices. But she also learned that she had the strength and smarts to save herself, her grandmother gifting her a faith in her own capabilities that the world would not have most Black girls possess. With humor, wit, and deep insight, Danielle shares how she grew up and grew wise—and the lessons she’s carried from those days to these. In the process, she upends our conventional understanding of family and redefines its boundaries to include the millions of people who share her story. Here, Danielle discusses her book The Ugly Cry with Ann Friedman. SPONSORED EPISODE: This episode is brought to you by Rare Bird Lit and Unstoppable by Joshua M. Greene. Produced by Maddie Gobbo, Lance Morgan, & Michael Kowaleski Theme: "I Love All My Friends," an unreleased demo by Fragile Gang. Visit https://www.skylightbooks.com/event for future offerings from the Skylight Books Events team.


2 Jul 2021

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EP #12 Mindfulness with Ann Friedman, Ph.D.

Tom and Adam's Midnite Variety Hour

Ann is a dear friend of ours and an incredibly loving and kind soul! Be sure to check out her website https://www.mindfulbeinghouston.com/Ann Friedman, Ph.D., a psychologist, has studied mindfulness intensively with various national teachers since 2007. In 2015, she received a Certification in Mindfulness Facilitation from the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) of the Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine at UCLA. Ann has also completed courses for teaching mindfulness to children and teens through Mindful Schools, Sitting Like a Frog and A Still Quiet Place. She is a member of the International Mindfulness Teacher’s Association and the American Mindfulness Research Association. Ann provides individual training and mindfulness classes for adults, teens, and children, as well as for corporations, nonprofits, schools, law firms, government entities, and civic groups. In 2018, following Hurricane Maria, Ann was sent by UNICEF to teach mindfulness in Puerto Rico. She also worked with Mental Health America of Greater Houston to provide training in Florida following devastating storms. Most recently, Ann has partnered with Dr. Oz’s HealthCorps to provide training in Oklahoma.Stay Safe Out There In The Cosmos!

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1 May 2021

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Partnerships (with John & Gisele Fetterman, and Call Your Girlfriend hosts Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman)

You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton

No one does great things alone. We need friends, spouses, siblings, colleagues, and others we can turn to for support. So on today’s episode, we’re celebrating partnerships.Hillary speaks with Call Your Girlfriend podcast co-hosts Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, best friends whose bestselling book, Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close, offers an honest and insightful examination of how to make and maintain friendships meant to last. Hillary also talks with Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor and Second Lady John and Gisele Fetterman, whose shared commitment to civil service—and good humor—have kept their partnership strong. And she meets brother-sister computer programming duo Ileana and Jorge Valdez, the creators of OKZoomer, a dating site for college students stuck at home.Aminatou Sow is a digital strategist, writer, influencer, and co-founder of Tech LadyMafia, an organization of women in the tech industry. Ann Friedman is a journalist and contributor to New York magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and The Gentlewoman. John Fetterman is the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania and currently running for U.S. Senate representing his home state. Gisele Barreto Fetterman contributes to her community through nonprofit service, founding Freestore 15104 and co-founding For Good Pgh and 412 Food Rescue.Read a full transcript here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


20 Apr 2021

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#322 My OLIVE Book Launch! (Me Interviewed by Ann Friedman)

Ctrl Alt Delete

This episode is a replay of the virtual launch event I did to release my debut novel OLIVE in America in March 2021! OLIVE is my debut novel about a group of four friends, with different ideas and expectations of motherhood. The novel begins with Olive having just broken up with her boyfriend of almost a decade in which he decides he’s ready for kids, and she is not. Her decision to be child-free impacts her friendships too as they navigate their 30s. The wonderful Strand Book Store put on this virtual event for me (one of my absolute favourite bookstores in New York) and one of my favourite multi-hyphenate writers Ann Friedman interviewed me! Ann is a previous Ctrl Alt Delete guest (number #271 if you’re interested).In this conversation we discuss why I wrote OLIVE, why I wanted to write about child-free-by-choice character, my writing process, some of the challenges and my writing inspirations. Hope you enjoy this episode and thanks to everyone who tuned into the event and bought a copy of OLIVE, your support has been incredible. If you’re in the UK, Olive is out in paperback in June. So here is the conversation between Ann and I - all about Olive.PRE-ORDER the OLIVE paperback here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/153/9780008382735Purchase the American version here: https://publishing.andrewsmcmeel.com/book/olive/- My books:.https://uk.bookshop.org/contributors/emma-gannon- My favourite 2020 books: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/my-favourite-reads-of-2020-9bf19342-f535-4856-ab1a-d523f5ecd98a- My 2021 picks: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/2021-books-i-m-excited-about-619ab32f-f22e-4282-a0e7-71732055e3c7- Twitter: Twitter.com/emmagannon- Instagram: Instagram.com/emmagannonukSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


30 Mar 2021

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3-28-21 - Real Talk with Roshini - Ann Friedman

Real Talk with Roshini

Ann Friedman is the Founder & CEO of Planet Word Museum. Seven years in the making, and Planet Word in DC lived a short-life in 2020 due to COVID. It kept up its mission of bringing language arts to people all over the world and is set to re-open on April 1st. Ann Friedman takes us inside to the place that tries to unite humanity through the power of words.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


28 Mar 2021

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Ann Friedman, Founder & CEO of Planet Word: Making Words and Language Fun

Innovate Podcast

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5 Mar 2021

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Friendship is a full-time job, with Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow

This Is Uncomfortable

Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman are very good friends. And as hosts of the podcast “Call Your Girlfriend,” and co-authors of “Big Friendship,” they’re also in business together. This week they sit down with Reema to talk about how work has changed their friendship and what they learned from couples therapy. Later, they join “The Group Chat” to answer listener questions about friendship and money. By the way, we’re still looking for your stories of hiding a purchase, some funds or anything else money-related from a romantic partner! Whether you are or were casually dating or married to this partner, we want to hear about it! Give us a call at 347-RING-TIU (347-746-4848).


15 Oct 2020

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Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman, Steak Frites & A Bowl of Peak Season Vegetables

Your Last Meal with Rachel Belle

It's the Food + Friendship episode! Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman are long-distance best friends who host the popular podcast Call your Girlfriend and co-wrote the new, best selling book Big Friendship. Just like New York City was the fifth character in Sex and the City, snacks might be the third wheel in Ann and Aminatou's friendship. After years of lounging on each other's couches, chatting and watching Gossip Girl in their comfiest clothes, the pair have perfected their snack game. Learn the bizarre, over-the-top history of the cheese ball (Ann's snack specialty) with its political ties to President Thomas Jefferson, and the not-so-wacky history of Texas queso (Aminatou's snack strength) with Lisa Fain, author of the cookbook Queso and The Homesick Texan blog. Is there a food that defines one of your friendships? A meal that has become a friendship tradition? In the 90s, when their friends were cooking sophisticated and foreign dishes, Seattle's Joelle Nole and Michelle Dideon forged a friendship over their secret love of beef stroganoff. But 28 years later they're still arguing over who won the Beef Stroganoff Off. Follow Your Last Meal on Instagram! "What would your last meal be?" On this James Beard Award finalist for best podcast, National Edward R. Murrow award-winning reporter Rachel Belle asks guests like Greta Gerwig, John Waters, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Jenny Slate this question; but that’s just the beginning! Each dish’s origins, preparation, and cultural influence are among the many stones upturned as Rachel consults chefs and culinary anthropologists, fishmongers and fry cooks on her quest to explore every facet of Your Last Meal. Original music by Prom Queen.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


15 Oct 2020