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Millennial

A podcast series about maneuvering your 20s, captured in real time. Millennial is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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#30 Thirty-Year Plan

It’s scary to make long-term commitments, but living year-to-year isn’t always comfortable. For the first time, I’m starting to consider the 30-year-plan.

25mins

17 Nov 2016

Rank #1

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#3 Brunchies

Following your dreams is not always glamorous, especially when you could get stuck in “transition.”

21mins

28 Feb 2015

Rank #2

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#42 Growing Pains

I love Maine, but sometimes I feel isolated here. Could my creative problems be solved if I moved to New York City? 

17mins

17 May 2017

Rank #3

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#40 One Way Ticket

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the endless stream of bad news on social media. But what happens when you stop scrolling and take action?

19mins

19 Apr 2017

Rank #4

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#28 With Love From The Heart

Even after you break up with someone, they’ll always be part of you. We’re featuring an episode on jealousy from The Heart.

22mins

19 Oct 2016

Rank #5

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#37 Your Tax Return, Yourself

Taxes can be scary and confusing. Maybe it’s because all of that paperwork forces us to take responsibility for our choices. But what happens when the IRS sees you differently than you see yourself?

24mins

8 Mar 2017

Rank #6

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#32 Auld Lang Syne

After a year of making Millennial full-time, my editor Devon and I sit down together to reflect on what’s happened and make a plan for next year. But how do you set goals when you don’t know exactly what you want?

21mins

21 Dec 2016

Rank #7

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#4 Nothing To Lose

Why do we become our worst enemies when it comes to pursuing the things we actually want? I’ve been there. This is the origin story of making Millennial and the nitty gritty mess that led to the first episode.

22mins

24 Apr 2015

Rank #8

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#5 Men, Moms & Money

What happens when your significant other’s career takes off and you’re left behind? Tough conversations take place.

26mins

2 Jun 2015

Rank #9

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#17 Fake It Till You Make It

How do you turn a passion project into a business? After I quit my job, I have to find out. The only problem is, I don’t know anything about running a business.

25mins

4 May 2016

Rank #10

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#41 Not By Accident

What happens when you become a single mother by choice? We’re featuring an episode from Not By Accident.

19mins

3 May 2017

Rank #11

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#18 Nothin’ But Net

It’s always been my dream to play with the pros. Now, after months of practicing it all comes down to one game and one decision.

28mins

17 May 2016

Rank #12

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#31 Three Turkeys and Some Egg Rolls

Holidays are stressful, especially in an election year. But things get more complicated when you’re bringing someone home with you ** and even more stressful when you’re the person they’re bringing home. **** How do you successfully maneuver your significant other’s family? **** Make it into a game.** <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MillennialPodcast/~4/BHWrLF4NL7I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

28mins

7 Dec 2016

Rank #13

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#36 Patria o Muerte

Is it possible that a country’s policies can change the way people see themselves? How much of your identity is you — and how much of it is your country?

33mins

22 Feb 2017

Rank #14

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#29 You Can’t Go Home Again

The plan is to grow up and chase after your dreams, but what if getting closer to your goals means moving farther from your family?

25mins

4 Nov 2016

Rank #15

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#6 The NYC Fairy Tale

After months of submitting job applications with no luck, I find myself doing something unexpected — traveling to New York City, sitting in front of important people, and asking them for a job.

27mins

21 Jul 2015

Rank #16

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#13 Long Distance Love Story

After 10 years, two people living 4,500 miles apart have to decide how and when they will physically live in the same place.

26mins

14 Feb 2016

Rank #17

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#16 Double Life

For months, I’ve lived a double life and suffered the consequences. Now, I’m forced to reevaluate what life I want to live.

34mins

4 May 2016

Rank #18

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#11 Facebook, Mexico & Peter Pan

When things aren’t working out the way you had expected, it’s tempting to jump on an airplane or a boat and leave everything behind. I know a lot of people who have done it, including myself.

29mins

11 Jan 2016

Rank #19

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#35 Alas Para Volar

Can a woman have it all?  It’s an age-old question. But in Cuba, a country caught between a machismo culture and some of the most progressive policies in the world, the answer isn’t easy.

25mins

8 Feb 2017

Rank #20