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On the Rookie Podcast, hosted by Tavi Gevinson, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also have teenagers ask semi-qualified grownups for advice, feature work by our readers and listeners, share some life skills and pop culture recommendations, and discuss the human experience through the teenage lens. Then, we'll all know how to be people! Or at least not know, together.

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On the Rookie Podcast, hosted by Tavi Gevinson, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also have teenagers ask semi-qualified grownups for advice, feature work by our readers and listeners, share some life skills and pop culture recommendations, and discuss the human experience through the teenage lens. Then, we'll all know how to be people! Or at least not know, together.

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Come back

By Guava and Cheese - Sep 24 2018
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When are you guys going to make another podcast. They are helpful and I miss them.

When will rookie come back!!!!!?

By cchrys97 - Apr 06 2018
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i LOVE this podcast so much tavi bring it BACK

iTunes Ratings

288 Ratings
Average Ratings
265
8
7
2
6

Come back

By Guava and Cheese - Sep 24 2018
Read more
When are you guys going to make another podcast. They are helpful and I miss them.

When will rookie come back!!!!!?

By cchrys97 - Apr 06 2018
Read more
i LOVE this podcast so much tavi bring it BACK
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Rookie

Latest release on Jun 27, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 6 days ago

Rank #1: Never Settle for Less, feat. Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton, Plus Rowan Blanchard

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This week, host Tavi Gevinson talks to Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton from the podcast “Another Round” about what they were like as teens, dealing with anxiety and meeting the Obamas!

Actress Rowan Blanchard answers a question from a listener about the pressure to get good grades. And contributor Krista Burton walks us through a very important life skill: how to ask a stranger out.  

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Each week on the Rookie Podcast, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also spotlight the work of Rookie readers (now listeners!) and contributors. We'll discuss creativity, pop culture, feminism, activism, self-care, love, friendship, and more.

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Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tavitulle @rookiemag @mtvpodcasts 

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Find us at: rookiemag.com  | rookiepodcast.mtv.com  | podcasts.mtv.com

Apr 11 2017

47mins

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Rank #2: Sixteen Blue, feat. Winona Ryder and Ashley C. Ford

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This week, host Tavi Gevinson talks to actress Winona Ryder about the music and books that inspired her growing up, getting her start in acting, and being bullied in school.

Writer Ashley C. Ford answers a question from a listener about the responsibility that comes with writing about people of color in stories. And Rookie contributors Ugochi and Ogechi Egonu teach us how to relearn your mother tongue in another installment of Life Skills.

Each week on the Rookie Podcast, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also spotlight the work of Rookie readers (now listeners!) and contributors. We'll discuss creativity, pop culture, feminism, activism, self-care, love, friendship, and more.

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Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tavitulle @rookiemag @mtvpodcasts 

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Find us at: rookiemag.com  | rookiepodcast.mtv.com  | podcasts.mtv.com

Apr 25 2017

42mins

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Rank #3: Be Proud of Who You Are, feat. Ibtihaj Muhammad and George Saunders

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This week, host Tavi Gevinson talks to Olympian fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad about balancing school with sports, designing modest wear, and being a role model.

Author George Saunders answers a question from a listener about trying new things. Plus, contributor Dylan Rupert gives us a Starter Pack on getting into astrology.

Each week on the Rookie Podcast, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also spotlight the work of Rookie readers (now listeners!) and contributors. We'll discuss creativity, pop culture, feminism, activism, self-care, love, friendship, and more.

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Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tavitulle @rookiemag @mtvpodcasts 

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Find us at: rookiemag.com  | rookiepodcast.mtv.com  | podcasts.mtv.com

Apr 18 2017

45mins

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Rank #4: The Split Second of Intuition, feat. George Saunders

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This week, host Tavi Gevinson talks to author George Saunders about his writing process and latest book “Lincoln in the Bardo.”

Rookie contributor Anne T. Donahue introduces a new Life Skill — how to say no! Plus, Jenna Wortham and Jazmine Hughes of the New York Times answer a question from a listener about confidence.

Each week on the Rookie Podcast, we'll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We'll also spotlight the work of Rookie readers (now listeners!) and contributors. We'll discuss creativity, pop culture, feminism, activism, self-care, love, friendship, and more.

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Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tavitulle @rookiemag @mtvpodcasts 

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Find us at: rookiemag.com  | rookiepodcast.mtv.com  | podcasts.mtv.com

May 16 2017

56mins

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Rank #5: More of Myself, feat. Alia Shawkat

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This week, host Tavi Gevinson talks to actress, painter, and producer Alia Shawkat about ‘Search Party,’ ‘Arrested Development,’ and her new film ‘Paint It Black.’ She also answers questions from listeners for our recurring segment, “Ask a Grown.”

Plus, Rookie contributor Dylan Rupert brings us a Starter Pack: recovering from an existential crisis.

Each week on the Rookie Podcast, we’ll interview people we admire: artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists. We’ll also spotlight the work of Rookie readers (now listeners!) and contributors. We’ll discuss creativity, pop culture, feminism, activism, self-care, love, friendship, and more.

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Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tavitulle @rookiemag @mtvpodcasts 

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Find us at: rookiemag.com  | rookiepodcast.mtv.com  | podcasts.mtv.com

May 23 2017

1hr

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