Search Results for Personal Journals

The M-Word (aka Amazon)

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Gaby starts out by second-guessing some of her recent Amazon Prime purchases - and then starts to question a whole lot more.

62 Min

May 22, 2018

A Mysterious And Unknowable Force (aka the Stock Market)

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Gaby takes her knowledge of what a stock is, and takes that a step further to learn how to get one.

40 Min

May 16, 2018

It's Not Just a Few Feet Of Sea Level Rise (aka Climate Change is an Economic Issue)

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Gaby revisits her roots, and goes deep on how climate change affects inequality in Florida.

45 Min

May 8, 2018

Just Give People Money (aka Universal Basic Income)

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Gaby learns what the country might look like if we weren't constantly worried about making enough money.

38 Min

May 1, 2018

Josh Ritter's Electric Dissatisfaction

Family Ghosts

Producer Jayson De Leon talks to singer-songwriter Josh Ritter about the ways his music influenced Season 1 of Family Ghosts.

38 Min

Apr 24, 2018

Buy Canadian Drugs! (aka Our Health Care System is Sick)

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Gaby takes the pulse of our medical system, and the prognosis is grim.

46 Min

Apr 25, 2018

Episode
Podcast
Time
Released
49 min
Apr 18, 2018
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Gaby explores the maddening and bizarre history of the gender pay gap - and discovers a startlingly simple potential solution.

41 min
Apr 11, 2018
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In which Gaby talks about that thing too many white people are scared to talk about.

29 min
Mar 28, 2018
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A big announcement about the future of our show, plus a conversation with prize-winning journalist Steve Fishman, host of "Empire on Blood."

41 min
Feb 8, 2018
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Feeling lonely? Here's another show to bring you some joy.

25 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Checking in with Why Oh Why's producer

35 min
Dec 26, 2017
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An important update from our show

46 min
Dec 20, 2017
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Sam discovers he has an uncle he never knew about.

48 min
Dec 17, 2017
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It turns out that any app can be a dating app if you use it enough

47 min
Dec 13, 2017
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Micaela is haunted by a recurring dream - a vision from her family's harrowing past.

37 min
Dec 8, 2017
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Let's give casual sex and dating some serious consideration

55 min
Dec 6, 2017
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Mark's only memories of his father are tender, stubbly hugs and an old leather shaving kit.

53 min
Nov 30, 2017
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Running through a list of questions on a first date is dreadful. What if we tried a little role play?

43 min
Nov 28, 2017
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Jill grew up hearing the terrifying legend of "the crazy man from Mississippi." But as an adult, she starts to question her mom's version of the story.

34 min
Nov 23, 2017
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In which we help an American Ninja Warrior find love

53 min
Nov 22, 2017
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When Nick's grandfather died in 1994, something bizarre happened: his aunt Susan stole the body and hid it.

40 min
Nov 16, 2017
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How could you think about sex at a time like this?

54 min
Nov 15, 2017
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Everything changed for Caila on June 22, 2010. On today's episode, she finally confronts the truth about what happened that night.

42 min
Nov 9, 2017
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Brian gets around in a wheelchair, but that doesn't mean he won't make out with your girlfriend

1 min
Nov 8, 2017
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Every house is haunted.

35 min
Oct 26, 2017
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Why didn't you call?

39 min
Oct 20, 2017
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Did you get my text?

37 min
Oct 12, 2017
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Let's take a pledge to start dating our contemporaries.

32 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Have you heard of Nexplanon? No? That’s what we thought.

34 min
Sep 22, 2017
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Extreme weather calls for extreme dating

44 min
Sep 17, 2017
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We've found the best opening lines for a dating app ever.

23 min
Sep 8, 2017
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What can we learn from a boat full of single people?

27 min
Aug 29, 2017
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Why Al Letson rushed to protect an agitator at an anti-hate rally in Berkeley over the weekend

23 min
Aug 20, 2017
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Is a friend-date the ultimate way to prepare for the real thing?

65 min
Aug 16, 2017
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A bonus interview with Mara Wilson!

25 min
Aug 13, 2017
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If only this was a punchline to a joke instead of dating advice

18 min
Jul 30, 2017
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How to lock down your very own Marty McFly

35 min
Jul 23, 2017
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Perhaps love is just an ordinary occurrence that feels profound

29 min
Jul 16, 2017
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Why aren't more online daters aware of the dark nature of rulership?

42 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Just watch out for those California chapped lips

34 min
Jul 9, 2017
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What happens when you give our listeners free cocktails and live microphones?

32 min
Jun 30, 2017
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When you're suddenly single in your 50s, you have no choice but to get some hobbies.

27 min
Jun 26, 2017
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A volcano opens up and we’ll sacrifice one woman's story to the podcast

29 min
Jun 20, 2017
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What we're telling search engines about our insecurities

40 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Featuring comedians Naomi Ekperigin and her "Jew boo" Andy Beckerman

49 min
Jun 10, 2017
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The flaws and virtues of popular dating apps as told through their logo design.

92 min
Jun 7, 2017
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In the season two finale, Gaby talks to a range of people from the parts of American financial culture the system would rather not think about.

24 min
Jun 1, 2017
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A star is born, and her name is Grandma Phyllis.

86 min
May 31, 2017
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Gaby explores a variety of financial situations where practical advice is practically useless.

61 min
May 24, 2017
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Gaby attempts to balance practical financial advice with her growing sense that the entire financial system is irreparably busted.

7 min
May 19, 2017
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A bonus clip from "The Family Jewels"

33 min
May 17, 2017
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Gaby's in a panic after reading Jane Mayer's "Dark Money." You should be, too.

23 min
May 13, 2017
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Does he have what it takes to become a great parent? And why's he reading Ayn Rand?

43 min
May 9, 2017
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Gaby explores the conundrum of saving for retirement.

31 min
May 5, 2017
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You've been warned.

52 min
May 3, 2017
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Why does the idea of a businessman as president make so much sense to people? Especially when the actual president is a terrible businessman?

47 min
Apr 26, 2017
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Babies are adorable. Also, they're an financial and emotional minefield.

35 min
Apr 21, 2017
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A journey into the cold, cold heart of the feminist dating app

1 min
Apr 20, 2017
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An update on the future of Family Ghosts.

54 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Gaby tries to figure out why on earth people a) spend a fortune on weddings, and b) want to get married in the first place.

27 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Finally, a dating app designed for women. But does it work?

43 min
Apr 12, 2017
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Gaby tries to understand the social philosophies behind her tax return.

36 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Dating as a black bi female metal-loving straight edge artist with bodybuilder muscles

40 min
Apr 5, 2017
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Gaby finds out how credit cards actually work, about ten years too late.

30 min
Mar 30, 2017
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We booked two studios full of single guys who want to become dads someday... you know, for the podcast.

55 min
Mar 29, 2017
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Why is it so hard for us to conceive of health care as a basic human right?

16 min
Mar 23, 2017
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In the Starbucks that day, he looked a lot like his pictures...

50 min
Mar 23, 2017
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One afternoon in 1961, a mysterious woman in sunglasses wandered into my grandfather's jewelry shop and stole his heart. Two years later, she vanished without a trace.

53 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Season 2 of "Bad With Money" kicks off with a deep-dive on student loans, which leaves Gaby more convinced than ever that it's time to start a socialist revolt.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Coming soon from Panoply, it's Family Ghosts - the legends we can't forget, but don't always want to remember.

22 min
Mar 16, 2017
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A listener shares his 5 rules for dating strippers

21 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Can The Bachelor help your host find her forever love?

18 min
Mar 1, 2017
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Well, here's the most personal thing ever.

30 min
Feb 25, 2017
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What happens when you put a pair of microphones out at a singles meet-up on Valentine's Day?

27 min
Feb 15, 2017
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What does dating look like when you don't drink?

17 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Well, now that you mention it....

39 min
Feb 2, 2017
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We sit down to process what it feels like to be a Muslim in America right now, or to hold a passport from one of the countries targeted by the President's immigration and travel ban.

24 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Checking in with men on the day of the Women's March

37 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Can the courts overturn President Trump's executive order?

28 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Gaby closes out the season with reflections on her journey thus far, and checks in with her parents and listeners about how the show has affected their lives.

39 min
Jan 31, 2017
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Annnd we’re back! The previous episode (our live show) was supposed to be the end of Season 1. Then, President Trump issued an executive order blocking refugees, immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries.

78 min
Jan 27, 2017
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With Trump's Muslim ban looming, we throw all your favorite things into one episode: Halal or Not! Khutbahs! Politics! Memes! Thirst! Ahmed’s Abu!

24 min
Jan 26, 2017
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Two tales about watching out for yourself

41 min
Jan 25, 2017
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They really are, guys. And Lisa Servon ("The Unbanking of America") and Nicole Aschoff (Jacobin) are here to tell you exactly how evil.

51 min
Jan 20, 2017
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Donald Trump’s inAGGHHHHHguration is this Friday, so Ahmed invites guests to talk about coping strategies.

19 min
Jan 20, 2017
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Sometimes being single isn't just a phase

37 min
Jan 18, 2017
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Sara Benincasa has battled depression, agoraphobia, and endless Internet haters en route to a career as a writer, juggling a hilarious variety of side gigs along the way.

45 min
Jan 13, 2017
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Rapper and activist Heems stops by the BuzzFeed offices to talk about movies, identity, and Swet Shop Boys, his collaboration with Riz Ahmed and Redinho.

21 min
Jan 13, 2017
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And you can get in on the ground floor.

21 min
Jan 13, 2017
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And you can get in on the ground floor.

34 min
Jan 11, 2017
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Andrew Ti, host of the "Yo, Is This Racist?" podcast, joins Gaby to talk about the ways that money is part of a system which is, in fact, pretty racist.

32 min
Jan 6, 2017
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This week, Ahmed talks immigration, work, and movies with two Rad Brown Dads: Jamil Ali, who has worked in the Taxi industry since the ‘80s, and Dr. Waheed Akbar, Ahmed’s dad. Plus: Ahmed tries to speak Urdu and it is very bad. Please do not drag him o...

32 min
Jan 6, 2017
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This week, Ahmed talks immigration, work, and movies with two Rad Brown Dads: Jamil Ali, who has worked in the Taxi industry since the ‘80s, and Dr. Waheed Akbar, Ahmed’s dad. Plus: Ahmed tries to speak Urdu and it is very bad. Please do not drag him o...

22 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Quizno? Quizyes! How one phone call with a stranger changed this show forever.