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Death, Sex & Money

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Rank #4 in Relationships category

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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.© WNYC Studios

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Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others.© WNYC Studios

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5845 Ratings
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Tremendous Interviews

By AdamGiardino - Apr 13 2020
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As an interviewer, Anna Sale is one of the best I’ve ever heard. Obviously her subjects know they need to be vulnerable when going on the show, but the way she goes deeper with them is something special.

Maybe I’ve changed.....

By mcatgarrison - Apr 10 2020
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Is it me or is it them? I used to look forward to and really enjoy this podcast but I don’t listen anymore. When it was about real people and real life it was fascinating to me. But then it became about celebrity interviews and not all celebrities are interesting or have interesting stories just because they’re famous. I don’t know. Felt relevant. Now feels pandering. Or maybe its me.

iTunes Ratings

5845 Ratings
Average Ratings
4858
531
183
114
159

Tremendous Interviews

By AdamGiardino - Apr 13 2020
Read more
As an interviewer, Anna Sale is one of the best I’ve ever heard. Obviously her subjects know they need to be vulnerable when going on the show, but the way she goes deeper with them is something special.

Maybe I’ve changed.....

By mcatgarrison - Apr 10 2020
Read more
Is it me or is it them? I used to look forward to and really enjoy this podcast but I don’t listen anymore. When it was about real people and real life it was fascinating to me. But then it became about celebrity interviews and not all celebrities are interesting or have interesting stories just because they’re famous. I don’t know. Felt relevant. Now feels pandering. Or maybe its me.
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Death, Sex & Money

Latest release on May 27, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: They Were Managing Their OCD. Then Came The Pandemic.

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Listener Diane Davis and author John Green have spent years learning tools to manage their obsessive thoughts and fears of contamination. But COVID-19 is putting all of them to the test.

Sign up for our newsletter today at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter. And follow our show on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @deathsexmoney. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Apr 22 2020

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Rank #2: Let's Talk About Porn Again

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We're revisiting our most-listened to episode ever, about porn. Your stories about secret hard drives, fantasy plot lines, illegal downloads, titillating Tumblr feeds, and giving porn up completely.

We're sharing this episode as part of our month-long series called Our Sex (Mis)Educations. Find the entire series here.

Sign up for our newsletter! Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates about the show. We also let our subscribers know about upcoming live events and ways you can contribute your stories to Death, Sex & Money. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

Want to tell us something? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Jan 23 2019

30mins

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Rank #3: Cheating Happens

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There's the cliche: someone cheats, crockery is thrown, lawyers are called. But your stories about cheating were much more varied, with some unpredictable conclusions. 

If you like this episode, check out this week's episode of the Aria Code podcast, from our friends at WQXR. It's all about "Dove sono," the aria about infidelity from The Marriage of Figaro, and includes a conversation with sex advice columnist Dan Savage. 

Don't miss our weekly newsletter! Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter and we'll send you weekly audio picks, behind the scenes updates and letters from our listener inbox. 

Follow the show on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @deathsexmoney.

Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Dec 04 2019

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Rank #4: When 'Daddy Dates' Pay The Bills

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A 22-year-old who calls herself a “professional sugar baby” explains why she goes on dates with much older men for money—and why the men don’t always think of her as a sex worker.

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, if you haven't already. Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

And follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Apr 18 2018

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Rank #5: An Immunocompromised Love Story

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We check in with Alana Duran, who has lupus and received a donor kidney several years ago from her new girlfriend at the time, Lori Interlicchio. 

What are you noticing about physical touch and intimacy right now? Whether you're partnered or single, we want to know how touch—or a lack of it—is making you think about your romantic life. Tell us about it at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Sign up for our newsletter today at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter. And follow our show on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @deathsexmoney. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Apr 15 2020

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Rank #6: I Wanted To Be A "Good Girl"

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Andrea grew up attending an evangelical church in Texas, where she was taught to abstain from sex until marriage and keep herself sexually "pure." That early sex education—and her decision to have premarital sex anyway—had long-lasting impact, well into her adulthood.

This episode kicks off our month-long series called Our Sex (Mis)Educations. Find the entire series here.

Do you have a photo that sums up a big workplace transition for you? We want to see it! Send it to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org or put it on Instagram with the hashtag #dsmatwork. See the photos we've collected so far @deathsexmoney on Instagram. 

Sign up for our newsletter! Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates about the show. We also let our subscribers know about upcoming live events and ways you can contribute your stories to Death, Sex & Money. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

Want to tell us something? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Jan 09 2019

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Rank #7: Bottled Up: Your Stories About Drinking

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We asked you about your relationships with alcohol—why you drink, or don't, the strategies you use to manage your consumption, and what alcohol brings you besides a buzz. Here's what you told us.

If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol or seeking more information about alcohol consumption, check out these resources.

Sign up for our newsletter at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter, and every Wednesday we'll send you podcast listening recommendations, listener letters from our inbox and updates from the show.

Follow our show on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @deathsexmoney. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org

Support Death, Sex & Money today at deathsexmoney.org/donate.

Jul 31 2019

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Rank #8: Why You're Not Having Sex

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We asked you why you're not having sex—right now, or ever. These are your stories. 

How is the coronavirus impacting your life? How is it changing the way you think about your relationship to other people? Anna is taking your live calls this Friday, March 13, from 3-4pm Eastern (12-1pm Pacific) along with United States of Anxiety host Kai Wright. Call them up during that time at 844-745-8255. 

Support Death, Sex & Money by becoming a monthly sustaining member. Sign up now.

Sign up for our newsletter by going to deathsexmoney.org/newsletter, and every Wednesday we'll send you behind-the-scenes updates, podcast listening recommendations, and some pretty incredible listener letters from our inbox.

Follow our show on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @deathsexmoney. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Mar 11 2020

35mins

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Rank #9: Sugar Babies Cost Me $8,000 And My Marriage

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A listener talks about why he thought hiring sex workers could save his marriage⁠—while also knowing it could destroy it. 

We're looking for your stories about climate change, and about what happens when you take a minute to slow down and force yourself to focus on it. What do you think about? How do you feel? And then, what happens next? Send a voice memo to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org

Sign up for our newsletter by going to deathsexmoney.org/newsletter, and every Wednesday we'll send you behind-the-scenes updates, podcast listening recommendations, and some pretty incredible listener letters from our inbox.

Follow our show on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @deathsexmoney. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Mar 04 2020

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Rank #10: Nick Offerman Can Take Directions

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Nick Offerman is famous for playing the most macho man on TV, but in real life, he says he has "all the colors inside."

This week, we're also asking for your stories about sexually transmitted infections. Send us a voice memo or email, to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter! Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

And follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Aug 22 2018

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Rank #11: Why I Steal

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"I want it, so I take it." A serial shoplifter explains why she does it, and how—and the conflicted feelings she has about her daughter following a similar path. 

Are you in Los Angeles? We want to see you at our live show next week! Tickets and info here.

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter and we'll send you great audio recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

Follow the show on Twitter @deathsexmoney and Facebook at facebook.com/deathsexmoney. Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Want to support Death, Sex & Money? Become a WNYC member today! 

Sep 27 2017

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Rank #12: Manhood, Now

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"You kind of learn what you're supposed to do. But nobody tells you anything." A conversation about what it means to be a man today, in partnership with FiveThirtyEight and SurveyMonkey.

We're just starting this conversation about being a man, and we want you to be a part of it! Tell us your reactions to this episode on social media using the hashtag #ManhoodNow, or email us: deathsexmoney@wnyc.org

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, if you haven't already. Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

And follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Jun 20 2018

42mins

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Rank #13: Alia Shawkat & Esther Perel: Life In Our 30s, And 60s

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The last time Alia Shawkat was on the show, she was offering advice about being in your 20s. Now she's back, this time, getting advice about her 30s from therapist Esther Perel. 

This episode is part of our 2019 Maternity Leave Lineup of guest hosted shows while our regular host, Anna Sale, is out on leave. Are you new to Death, Sex & Money? Check out our starter kit of some of our favorite episodes. And subscribe to our weekly email newsletter! Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

Support Death, Sex & Money today at deathsexmoney.org/donate.

Follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Jun 05 2019

26mins

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Rank #14: I Felt Like The Story Had To Change: Life After Heroin

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I talk with a friend about her life after heroin addiction.

Stay in the loop and subscribe to our weekly email newsletter. Every Wednesday we'll send you our favorites from the audio world, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

And right now, if you support the show with a gift of $30 or more, we'll send you a special thank you at the start of the New Year: our new mini-podcast experiment, "Pull Quote." To learn more, go to deathsexmoney.org/donate.

Follow the show on Twitter @deathsexmoney and Facebook at facebook.com/deathsexmoney. Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Dec 20 2017

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Rank #15: Tig Notaro Isn't a Blob Anymore

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In the six years since Tig Notaro's famous comedy set about her cancer diagnosis and her mother's death, a lot has changed.

Find the playlist of listener-generated episodes we love here

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, if you haven't already. Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

And follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Jul 25 2018

25mins

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Rank #16: Tressie McMillan Cottom & Trevor Noah: Optimistic and Depressed

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The Daily Show host says he sometimes struggles to get out of bed. But he's comfortable saying that with a smile. 

This episode is part of our 2019 Maternity Leave Lineup of guest hosted shows while our regular host, Anna Sale, is out on leave. Are you new to Death, Sex & Money? Check out our starter kit of some of our favorite episodes. And subscribe to our weekly email newsletter! Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

Support Death, Sex & Money today at deathsexmoney.org/donate.

Follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

May 22 2019

25mins

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Rank #17: Hasan Minhaj's Honest Mistakes

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Hasan Minhaj was drawn to comedy because of its "radical honesty." But that hasn't always translated well to his personal life. 

Don't miss our weekly newsletter! Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter and we'll send you weekly audio picks, behind the scenes updates and letters from our listener inbox. 

Follow the show on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @deathsexmoney.

Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Nov 20 2019

31mins

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Rank #18: Manhood, Now: Live

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This week, we continued our conversation about being a man today with a live national special, featuring CNN's W. Kamau Bell and your calls.

For more of our stories about manhood today, including a list of books, articles and podcasts that have helped our listeners think about masculinity, visit deathsexmoney.org/men.

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, if you haven't already. Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

And follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Jul 12 2018

51mins

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Rank #19: Opportunity Costs: The Class Slide After Divorce

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Jaimie Seaton got used to an upper class lifestyle while married to her banker husband and living overseas. Then she got divorced, and her financial picture totally changed.

This episode is part of our series Opportunity Costs: Money and Class in America. All this week we're bringing you five conversations about the moments in life when you've felt your class status the most, in collaboration with our partners at BuzzFeed News. Find out more at deathsexmoney.org/opportunitycosts

Did you know we have a weekly email newsletter for the Death, Sex & Money community? Every Wednesday we send out podcast listening recommendations, fascinating letters from our inbox and updates from the show. Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter.

And follow the show on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Jan 24 2018

26mins

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Rank #20: A Former Debt Collector's Unpaid Bills

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Angela worked in the collections industry for 15 years. Now, she's banned from the industry for life⁠—and is getting collection calls after falling behind on her own bills. 

We're still collecting your stories about the moments where race became a flashpoint in a friendship. Is there a conversation you had that you’re still thinking about? Something you couldn’t work through with a friend? Write us an email or record a quick voice memo and send it to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org 

Don't miss our weekly newsletter! Sign up at deathsexmoney.org/newsletter and we'll send you weekly audio picks, behind the scenes updates and letters from our listener inbox. 

Follow the show on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @deathsexmoney.

Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Nov 06 2019

31mins

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