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Archives: 2016
Nov 23, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Mitch Horowitz is the Vice President and Executive Editor of TarcherPerigee books and master of all things occult and esotericism. Mitch & Lindsay discuss the struggle with mainstream media and how we can retain information in the age of oversaturation. They talk about his recent fanboy moment as well as witch hunting, Ouija boards, positive thinking, and spirituality.

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Nov 15, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Journalist and author Lisa Napoli joins Amy to talk about her book, RAY & JOAN. They discuss McDonald’s history, radical giving, technological advances, and the work of art that inspired Napoli to start digging. .

Nov 3, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Amor Towles, author of the best-selling RULES OF CIVILITY, came on the show to talk about his new book, A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW. He and Amy talk Russian literature, gratifying research and why Andre Agassi is like a good novelist.

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Oct 11, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Tara Clancy, author of THE CLANCYS OF QUEENS, joins Amy to talk Brooklyn, Shakespeare, The Moth, and how writing a memoir with your name at the bottom is a spoiler in and of itself.

Oct 4, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Phoebe Robinson, comedian and host of WNYC’s 2 Dope Queens podcast, talks to Lindsay about writing, getting older, podcasting, criticism, and her new Amazon show with Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn, I Love Dick. She also tells us which celebs would be her ideal roundtable interview, and why she loves her niece more than anything.

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Sep 28, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Jenny Blake, author of PIVOT, talks with Lindsay about work, life, e-mail parties, trolls, and everything in between. She explains how failing is merely not trying at all, and why making small changes in your career can sometimes launch your path to greatness.

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Sep 20, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Johanna Basford, the hugely popular illustrator behind adult coloring books, joins Amy to talk about the personal inspirations behind her art, fan tattoos, and more.

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Sep 6, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Catherine Banner joins Amy to talk about her new novel, The House at the Edge of Night.  They cover character development, researching different time periods, and the culture of small towns.

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Aug 30, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Siracusa author Delia Ephron chats with Lindsay about her New York Times-bestselling novel (soon to be film), vacationing in Italy, and how to eat like a child. She also tells us about her terrible boss and experiences with married couples.

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Aug 10, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Blake Crouch, author of DARK MATTER, chats with Lindsay about quantum mechanics, love, and how alternate realities redefine regret.

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