Cover image of Death, Sex & Money
(5617)

Rank #52 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
Sexuality
Health & Fitness
Relationships

Death, Sex & Money

Updated about 18 hours ago

Rank #52 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
Sexuality
Health & Fitness
Relationships
Read more

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

Read more

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

iTunes Ratings

5617 Ratings
Average Ratings
4698
498
176
103
142

Wonderful!

By ysnkaren - Feb 19 2020
Read more
I listen to a lot of podcasts but this is the one I most look forward to. Need I say more?

Food for thought

By Love King John! - Feb 18 2020
Read more
My daughter recommended this podcast to me. I do love the moderator, Anna Sale. Also, while she was on maternity leave, the guest hosts were really, really good. Topics I hadn’t thought would be discussed have been.

iTunes Ratings

5617 Ratings
Average Ratings
4698
498
176
103
142

Wonderful!

By ysnkaren - Feb 19 2020
Read more
I listen to a lot of podcasts but this is the one I most look forward to. Need I say more?

Food for thought

By Love King John! - Feb 18 2020
Read more
My daughter recommended this podcast to me. I do love the moderator, Anna Sale. Also, while she was on maternity leave, the guest hosts were really, really good. Topics I hadn’t thought would be discussed have been.
Cover image of Death, Sex & Money

Death, Sex & Money

Latest release on Feb 26, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 18 hours ago

Rank #1: Let's Talk About Porn Again

Podcast cover
Read more

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

Play

Rank #2: Cheating Happens

Podcast cover
Read more

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

41mins

Play

Rank #3: When 'Daddy Dates' Pay The Bills

Podcast cover
Read more

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

25mins

Play

Rank #4: I Wanted To Be A "Good Girl"

Podcast cover
Read more

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

26mins

Play

Rank #5: Bottled Up: Your Stories About Drinking

Podcast cover
Read more

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

39mins

Play

Rank #6: Nick Offerman Can Take Directions

Podcast cover
Read more

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

24mins

Play

Rank #7: Manhood, Now

Podcast cover
Read more

"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

Play

Rank #8: Alia Shawkat & Esther Perel: Life In Our 30s, And 60s

Podcast cover
Read more

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

Play

Rank #9: Why I Steal

Podcast cover
Read more

"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

22mins

Play

Rank #10: I Felt Like The Story Had To Change: Life After Heroin

Podcast cover
Read more

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

25mins

Play

Rank #11: My Husband Killed Someone. Now He Might Get Out.

Podcast cover
Read more

Ronnine Bartley married her husband Lawrence while he was in prison. They had two kids and dreamed about a life together on the outside. Now, Lawrence has a chance at parole.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter for audio picks, 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.

Jul 19 2017

21mins

Play

Rank #12: Tressie McMillan Cottom & Trevor Noah: Optimistic and Depressed

Podcast cover
Read more

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

Play

Rank #13: Tig Notaro Isn't a Blob Anymore

Podcast cover
Read more

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

Play

Rank #14: When Grief Looks Like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Podcast cover
Read more

Rachel Ward's husband, Steve, died unexpectedly when she was in her early 30s. Afterward, she says in some ways she re-experienced adolescence—while feeling older than ever. 

Want to suggest a podcast episode for our Welcome to Adulthood playlist? Go here: deathsexmoney.org/adulthood

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.

Aug 16 2017

26mins

Play

Rank #15: Manhood, Now: Live

Podcast cover
Read more

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

Play

Rank #16: Opportunity Costs: The Class Slide After Divorce

Podcast cover
Read more

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

Play

Rank #17: Life in Our 20s: Advice from Niecy Nash, Alia Shawkat & Terri Coleman

Podcast cover
Read more

Live from the Werk It Women's Podcast Festival at the Ace Hotel in downtown LA, we talk all about getting through your 20s with actors Alia Shawkat and Niecy Nash. Plus, a story from Terri Coleman about how Jose Cuervo taught her an important lesson in young adulthood. 

Give and get advice about life in your 20s at deathsexmoney.org/20sadvice.

Want to celebrate your next Ellen Burstyn-inspired "should-less day" in style? Get our new "I'm having a SHOULD-LESS DAY" mug!" Support Death, Sex & Money today by becoming a sustaining member at $8/month and we'll send you one. Go to deathsexmoney.org/donate or text "DSM" to 70101. 

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.

Oct 11 2017

1hr 2mins

Play

Rank #18: When We Sent Our Son Away

Podcast cover
Read more

Diane Gill Morris moved her whole family, including her two young adult sons who have autism, into a house she thought they'd live in forever. Then one of her sons had a violent outburst, throwing everything into question.

Have you been laid off? Text "laid off" to 70101 to get our listeners' best post-layoff advice delivered straight to you. 

And speaking of deliveries, every Wednesday we send out our newsletter, filled with 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.

Got something to say? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.

Feb 20 2019

22mins

Play

Rank #19: The Cookie That Ended Jeff Garlin's Sobriety

Podcast cover
Read more

Jeff Garlin says the key to marriage, comedy, parenting and dealing with his food addiction is to be present. That doesn't mean it's always easy. 

Want to suggest a podcast episode for our Welcome to Adulthood playlist? Go here: deathsexmoney.org/adulthood

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.

Aug 02 2017

22mins

Play

Rank #20: Katie Couric on Death and Dishonesty

Podcast cover
Read more

Katie Couric lost her husband to cancer in 1998. After 16 years of single parenthood, she remarried. But, she says, she still regrets the way she said goodbye the first time around.

If you're in your 20s, we want to hear about your life dilemmas. Record a voice memo telling us what YOU need advice about. Send it to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org. 

You can listen to Katie Couric's podcast 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.

Aug 23 2017

25mins

Play