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Mar 15, 2018 Beaks & Geeks

Melissa Dahl joins Amy to talk about CRINGEWORTHY, her book all about the science of awkwardness. They discuss reframing emotions, exposure therapy, and all the sweaty, nervous, self-conscious stuff our bodies put us through.

Oct 10, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Roger Hodge, author of Texas Blood, joins Amy to talk all things Texas. They touch on family history, pilgrimages, Cormac McCarthy, and the borderlands.

Feb 12, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Garrard Conley joins Amy to talk about his memoir, BOY ERASED. They talk about his time in gay conversion therapy, finding himself afterwards, and focusing on compassion.

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. .

Aug 2, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Nadja Spiegelman joins Amy to talk about painful family history, becoming closer to her mother and grandmother, living in Paris, and much more.

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Jul 20, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Nancy Isenberg,  author of WHITE TRASH, chats with Amy about her in depth analysis of the history of poor whites in America.

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Jul 20, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Calvin Trillin, author of JACKSON, 1964, chats with Cara Cannella about his perceptions on race relations in America today.

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Jul 20, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Ken Segall, author of THINK SIMPLE, chats with Lindsay about working Steve Jobs as an ad agency creative and much more.

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Jun 8, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Chuck Klosterman and his long-time editor, Brant Rumble, talk with Amy about the future, Moby Dick, high-school level physics, serial killers and much more.

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May 17, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Faith Salie, author of APPROVAL JUNKIE, joins Amy to talk about childbirth, literature as legacy, and really listening to someone.

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