The Science of Friendship
42:53 | Feb 21stMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
How friendship helps us live longer and better.
Friendships are just as important as diet and exercise to good health - and there is science to prove it!
Science journalist Lydia Denworth...Show More
Terrible, Thanks for Asking
54:17 | Apr 5th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
We realtalk grief and suffering with Nora McInerny, host of the podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking, and author of funny-sad books like her latest, No Happy Endings.
my favorite podcast cross-over of all time. all about grief and suffering, told very honestly by nora and aminatou, who have had to deal wit...Show More
Episode 111: Hillary
51:25 | Sep 22nd, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Amina talks with Hillary Rodham Clinton about the friends who helped her through her election defeat, how she's resisting, and what's next. Plus, "authenticity" in politics, the Good Wife, and Elena F...Show More
56:05 | Jun 5thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
It's been a week. Amid uprisings and violent police suppression, we turn to Mariame Kaba. Mariame is a longtime police and prison abolitionist, educator, and organizer who has been doing the day-in, d...Show More
Pay Caregivers Fairly with Ai-jen Poo
43:46 | Sep 28th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Personal shero and labor innovator Ai-jen Poo joins us to discuss the politics of domestic work. How we can think about and pay for help with children, elders, and housework more fairly and comprehens...Show More
ai-jen poo a personal SHERO on call your girlfriend with aminatou sow and ann friedman, also SHEROS!! ai-jen runs the national domestic work...Show More
Episode 70: Chosen Family
41:19 | Nov 25th, 2016More Details keyboard_arrow_right
We discuss our love of Thanksgiving, namely Friendsgivings, frustrations with Black Friday, and what we're grateful for.
Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow discuss the value of chosen families, life outside of sticking to milestones, and setting boundaries with your...Show More
37:12 | Sep 4thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
What does attraction mean, specifically for people who don't experience sexual attraction? Angela Chen joins us to talk about her book Ace: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society and the Meanin...Show More
Really fascinating conversation about the difference between sex, romance, attraction- and how culture, and language impact those perception...Show More
Time and Memory
50:23 | Jan 3rdMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
How do we visualize time and how do we remember a decade of life and friendship?
The second half of this episode got me right in the feels. I love the different ways we look at time, and agree completely with Ann that it'...Show More