Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month

Episodes

Tim Blake Nelson and Jill Sobule

March 22, 201964 min

64 min
Adam Gopnik on Sibling Rivalry, Stand Up, and Liberalism

March 15, 201955 min

55 min
Aparna Nancherla On Learning to Saying No and Avoiding Brain Trolls

March 9, 201940 min

40 min
Adrienne Truscott and Alysia Reiner

March 2, 201966 min

66 min
Nick Hornby on His New TV Project and Knowing Whether His Writing is Any Good

February 23, 201949 min

49 min
Lisa Kron and Desiree Akhavan on Finding Your Voice When Directing Sex Scenes and Protesting

February 16, 201939 min

39 min
Reggie Watts on Creating Virtual Reality and How it Increases Empathy, and on Keeping His Night Job

February 9, 201934 min

34 min
Utkarsh Ambudkar and Nisha Ganatra Reveal What Has (and Hasn’t) Changed in Hollywood

February 2, 201945 min

45 min
RISK!’s Kevin Allison and Chris “Shockwave” Sullivan Reveal the Fun (and Not So Fun) of Comedy Troupes

January 26, 201967 min

67 min
The Moth’s Catherine Burns on Grief and Burning Man, and Jo Firestone on Writing Jokes on Stage

January 19, 201956 min

56 min

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We spend most of our time working, so what does it take to (mainly) love what you do? How do even the most gifted, talented, intelligent, ambitious, disciplined, imaginative, inventive, lucky, and plucky develop their point of view, find meaning, serve a greater good, deal with work place politics, rejection, finances, boredom, red tape, logistics, and creative roadblocks? What are the perks or enjoyable about forging your own path? Catie Lazarus and her guests delve into beauty, banality and absurdity of work, jobs, and labor.... Show More

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