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Jun 27, 2022

Suswati Basu is a multilingual disabled journalist, mental health books show podcast host, and award-winning activist.She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post, and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 News, and ITV News. She has worked in China, India, and the UK...


Jun 20, 2022

Christina Olson was the real-life woman who inspired artist Andrew Wyeth’s painting “Christina’s World.” It’s considered a master work of American art that inspires a lot of feelings in people, myself included. In the novel “A Piece of the World,” author Christina Baker Kline tells a fictionalized version...


Jun 13, 2022

Do you believe in ghosts?

Shannon Bailey Grace is the creator and host of the Indie podcast Ghost and Grub. Shannon has a master’s degree in English literature and teaches research and writing at the college level. Her interest in storytelling fuels her love for a good ghost story, and she has a passion for learning...


Jun 6, 2022

I love cooking almost as much as I love reading, and, in my opinion, a well-written cookbook can be as much fun to read as literary fiction. LA Son, Well Fed, and Back to Basics are three very different cookbooks that are all a great read in different ways.

With me today are the hosts of my new favorite show, the...


May 30, 2022

It's our 100th episode! Let's celebrate, but in the middle of the celebration, let's have an existential crisis! 

It was tough to be happy this week, but I was able to do it because I had something special in my back pocket: an interview with Charnaie Gordon.  Charnaie is a wife, mom, and former Computer Programmer...