By The Book

By The Book

By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.

Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host of PRI/WNYC’s Movie Date podcast where, no surprise, her job was to be critical.

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The Little Book of Hygge

By The Book

This week the ladies live by The Little Book of Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah)

34 Min

Dec 14, 2017

Epilogue: Bored and Brilliant

By The Book

Jolenta and Kristen talk about the new theme song and answer listener mail about Bored and Brilliant.

13 Min

Dec 7, 2017

Bored and Brilliant

By The Book

Jolenta and Kristen kick off season two by living by Bored and Brilliant by Manoush Zomorodi

37 Min

Nov 30, 2017

Episode
Podcast
Time
Released
22 min
Nov 16, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen share highlights from their live show in Philadelphia

20 min
Oct 19, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen are joined in studio by two very special guests: Brad and Dean!

35 min
Oct 4, 2017
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By popular demand, Jolenta and Kristen look back at their first season of living By The Book

10 min
Sep 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen give an update on their ebook sales and talk about life as published authors.

40 min
Sep 14, 2017
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By popular demand, Jolenta and Kristen live by their first ebook

17 min
Sep 7, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen discuss their most controversial episode yet

30 min
Aug 31, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen try to clean up their language by reading Class with the Countess

15 min
Aug 24, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen talk to Emily Rems from Bust about Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

37 min
Aug 17, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen explore gender differences with Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

6 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen debrief on America's Cheapest Family

32 min
Aug 3, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen get thrifty with America's Cheapest Family

36 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen travel back in time with Sylvia Browne's bestseller, "Past Lives, Future Healing"

6 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen debrief on The Memory Book.

37 min
Jul 6, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen dive into The Memory Book, with the hopes of becoming memory geniuses in two weeks flat.

6 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have recovered from living by French Women Don't Get Fat.

40 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen put on their berets and live by Mireille Guiliano's French Women Don't Get Fat.

7 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a Kon Mari postmortem

35 min
Jun 8, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen live by Marie Kondo's uber popular minimalist guide, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

7 min
May 17, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a Secret postmortem.

2 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a big announcement

39 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen dive into their first self-help book - the mega-bestseller The Secret.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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