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Millennial

Megan Tan & Radiotopia

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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....Show More
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#5 Men, Moms & Money

26:45 | Jun 2nd, 2015

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

19:17 | Aug 16th, 2017

When you’re saying goodbye to a big part of your life, where do you begin?
#46 Sharp Turns

20:07 | Aug 2nd, 2017

When life puts roadblocks in front of your dreams how do you recover?
#45 In Cases of Unusual Dependence

14:57 | Jul 19th, 2017

On today’s episode, something we’ve never done before: a round table. How do you define yourself as an individual while also defining yourself as part of a couple?
#44 Chuck & Choice

14:25 | Jul 7th, 2017

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to making decisions. I sit down with Chuck, my boyfriend’s father and a 70-year old swift decision maker, to understand how he approaches big decisions.
#13 Long Distance Love Story (Rerun)

26:50 | Jun 21st, 2017

To celebrate Pride month, we're replaying an episode about two young women, a 10-year relationship, and 4,500 miles between them.
#43 “Unrehabilitatable”

15:26 | Jun 7th, 2017

What happens when a judge brands you “unrehabilitatable” at age 28?
#42 Growing Pains

17:28 | May 17th, 2017

I love Maine, but sometimes I feel isolated here. Could my creative problems be solved if I moved to New York City?
#41 Not By Accident

19:10 | May 3rd, 2017

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

19:31 | Apr 19th, 2017

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?
#39 Seeing Red and Blue

27:57 | Apr 5th, 2017

When you start to see the world in only two colors — red and blue — how do you burst your own bubble?
#38 We Grew Up Here

34:04 | Mar 22nd, 2017

My parents have lived in the same house for over 40 years. It’s where we all grew up. But when they want to sell it, we say goodbye to more than just the house.
#37 Your Tax Return, Yourself

24:36 | Mar 8th, 2017

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?
#36 Patria o Muerte

33:13 | Feb 22nd, 2017

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?
#35 Alas Para Volar

25:34 | Feb 8th, 2017

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.
#34 Pies Secos, Pies Mojados

28:13 | Jan 25th, 2017

“ Pies Secos, Pies Mojados” or “Wet Foot, Dry Foot.” In the U.S., it’s the nickname of a piece of legislation, but in Cuba, it’s been the key to a dream. To what lengths will Cubans go to make that dream a reality?
#33 No Es Fácil

26:24 | Jan 11th, 2017

I’ve always romanticized Cuba as a mysterious forbidden island. But when I go there to visit a friend, I learn growing up on the island is far more complicated than anything I could have expected. This is the first episode of a four-part series on Cu...Show More
#32 Auld Lang Syne

21:48 | Dec 21st, 2016

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?
#31 Three Turkeys and Some Egg Rolls

28:55 | Dec 7th, 2016

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...Show More
#30 Thirty-Year Plan

25:41 | Nov 17th, 2016

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.
#29 You Can’t Go Home Again

25:50 | Nov 4th, 2016

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?
#28 With Love From The Heart

22:06 | Oct 19th, 2016

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

22:23 | Oct 5th, 2016

I've always heard you shouldn't meet your heroes because they might not live up to your expectations. But is there something to be gained from being real with someone?
#26 Werner

20:04 | Sep 21st, 2016

Time capsules come in many forms. When you stumble upon one, you never know what part of your former self you’ll remember.
#25 Must Love Podcasts

30:38 | Sep 8th, 2016

I thought hiring Millennial’s first apprentice would be easy but I quickly realize judging people based on so little information is daunting. How do you decide who's the right match for you?
#24 Will Work for Free

32:56 | Aug 17th, 2016

I always thought I knew where I stood when it came to unpaid internships until I found myself with two unpaid interns of my own.
#23 Systems Check

29:50 | Aug 3rd, 2016

When you sprint toward your career for years and you finally get there, how do you prevent yourself from burning out? How do you pace yourself?
#22 Screw It, I’m Going Outside

26:14 | Jul 20th, 2016

It’s summer and I want to go outside. So I shut down my computer and go off on an expedition to understand an unknown world unfolding right under my nose — The Poké-world.
#21 Moving Out

24:41 | Jul 6th, 2016

When you move back home with your parents it’s hard to feel like you’re growing up. But what really makes you an adult? And what if parenting an adult child is just as confusing as being your 20s?
#20 Haves and Have-Mores

30:42 | Jun 22nd, 2016

After college, I thought everyone was on equal footing. But that’s not always the case. How do you come to terms with your own financial status when your close friends are living lives you can’t afford?
#19 Message in a Bottle

25:16 | Jun 7th, 2016

Look around the Internet and you'll see people sharing intimate thoughts and bearing their souls -- including me. Why do we feel more comfortable publishing the secrets of our lives online -- but keep them from the people who are closest to us?
#18 Nothin’ But Net

28:43 | May 17th, 2016

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.
#17 Fake It Till You Make It

25:26 | May 4th, 2016

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.
#16 Double Life

34:50 | May 4th, 2016

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

31:07 | Apr 2nd, 2016

Spending most of my savings makes me anxious but when my car dies I don’t have a choice. Luckily, my boyfriend’s father Chuck comes to my rescue and guides me through the world of used cars. Our mission: to find a cheap car that’s not a dud.
#14 I Never Talk About Politics

36:53 | Mar 14th, 2016

What happens when an Asian-American millennial decides to run for mayor in one of the whitest states in America? Politics gets ugly.
#13 Long Distance Love Story

26:32 | Feb 14th, 2016

After 10 years, two people living 4,500 miles apart have to decide how and when they will physically live in the same place.
#12 When Would We Get Married?

28:15 | Feb 1st, 2016

After four years of being in a relationship, my boyfriend and I have never talked about marriage. But after sitting down with my family, all of that changes.
#11 Facebook, Mexico & Peter Pan

29:41 | Jan 11th, 2016

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.
Making Millennial: An Out-Of-Body Experience

26:20 | Dec 18th, 2015

What's it like to document your life and make it into a story? It’s weird, for sure. In this bonus episode, I explain the out-of-body experience I have, my thoughts on vulnerability, and the production process behind putting this show together.
#10 Best of Both Worlds

35:03 | Nov 29th, 2015

In the season finale find out what happens when you are forced to choose between a 9-to-5 job and being your own boss.
#9 Becoming More of a Somebody

20:31 | Oct 16th, 2015

After an intense interview for a fellowship in Washington D.C. my future hinges on if I receive an email or a phone call — if I am accepted or rejected.
#8 Let the Games Begin

28:21 | Sep 18th, 2015

Job interviews are stressful, especially when it’s for the position of your dreams and you're competing against nine other people. But is it worth it to become something you’re not and to play the game so someone will hire you?
#7 What’s Your Worth?

26:02 | Aug 22nd, 2015

The big question is always, “How do you convince people to pay you to do what you love?” But what happens when the dream starts to come true and you’re not ready for it?
#6 The NYC Fairy Tale

27:20 | Jul 21st, 2015

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.
#4 Nothing To Lose

22:37 | Apr 24th, 2015

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.
#3 Brunchies

21:58 | Feb 28th, 2015

Following your dreams is not always glamorous, especially when you could get stuck in "transition."
#2 Living on “The Line”

22:08 | Jan 30th, 2015

Decisions. How do you know which ones will lead you to become the person you want to be in the future? And which ones may screw everything up?
#1 Welcome To Millennial

12:17 | Jan 16th, 2015

#1 Welcome To Millennial by Megan Tan