148 episodes

Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, The Experiment, The New Yorker Radio Hour and many others.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 46 Ratings

Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here.
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, The Experiment, The New Yorker Radio Hour and many others.

    Strictly, Entirely On The Fence About Having A Kid

    Strictly, Entirely On The Fence About Having A Kid

    A self-described "fiery ball of ambition," Avery Trufelman of The Cut podcast wonders how she'll know whether or not she wants to have a kid.

    Are you new to our show? Welcome! Make sure you subscribe in your podcast player, and check out our Starter Kit. It's filled with our favorite episodes and with information about how to join our community. 

    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Support our work at deathsexmoney.org/donate. And sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you up to date about what's happening behind the scenes at Death, Sex & Money. Subscribe today. 

    • 39 min
    Where Noel and Anna's Hot Girl Summer Went Wrong

    Where Noel and Anna's Hot Girl Summer Went Wrong

    I talk with my friend and colleague Noel King about getting comfortable with uncomfortable conversations in my personal life, and why she thinks my brain is a "little bit different."

    Are you new to our show? Welcome! Make sure you subscribe in your podcast player, and check out our Starter Kit. It's filled with our favorite episodes and with information about how to join our community. 

    Hear more from Noel King on Death, Sex & Money, in the episode she reported about reparations to Chicago police torture victims, and in our conversation together about workplace harassment, including at WNYC. 

    We're still collecting your stories about the hardest conversations you've ever had. Send us a a voice memo or an email: deathsexmoney@wnyc.org. 

    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Support our work at deathsexmoney.org/donate. And sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you up to date about what's happening behind the scenes at Death, Sex & Money. Subscribe today. 

    • 57 min
    The 7 Hardest Conversations I've Ever Had On This Show

    The 7 Hardest Conversations I've Ever Had On This Show

    Making a guest mad about money. Getting called out. Digging into my own beliefs about monogamy. These are the hardest conversations I've had here on the show, as a podcast host, parent and partner. 

    Hear more of the interviews we excerpted in today's episode: 

    My Awkward Money Talk With Sallie Krawcheck

    Why She Steals: Your Reactions

    The Sex Worker Next Door

    Chaz Ebert On Life Without Roger

    A Son and His Mom Laugh Through Darkness (featuring Bex Montz and Katie Ryan)

    A Son, A Mother And Two Gun Crimes (featuring Dwayne Betts and Gloria Hill)

    Dan Savage Says Cheating Happens. And That's OK.

    We're still collecting your stories about the hardest conversations you've ever had. Send us a a voice memo or an email: deathsexmoney@wnyc.org. 

    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Support our work at deathsexmoney.org/donate. And sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you up to date about what's happening behind the scenes at Death, Sex & Money. Plus, we'll send you audio recommendations, letters from our inbox and a note from Anna. Join the Death, Sex & Money community and subscribe today. 

    • 35 min
    When I Almost Died

    When I Almost Died

    A few years ago, I asked you to share your near-death experiences. You told us about car accidents...plane crashes...illness...suicide. And, you told us what happened after, when you didn't die. Today: your stories about life after near death. 

    You can hear more of my conversation with Elizabeth Caplice, who died in July 2016, here. 

    We're still collecting your stories about the hardest conversations you've ever had. Send us a voice memo or an email: deathsexmoney@wnyc.org. 

    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Support our work at deathsexmoney.org/donate. And sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you up to date about what's happening behind the scenes at Death, Sex & Money. Plus, we'll send you audio recommendations, letters from our inbox and a note from Anna. Join the Death, Sex & Money community and subscribe today. 

    • 34 min
    I Was In Debt. Then My Sister Offered Me $16,000.

    I Was In Debt. Then My Sister Offered Me $16,000.

    What happened when a 27-year-old listener deep in credit card debt asked their older sister for financial help. 

    If you're struggling with consumer debt, check out these resources. 

    Support Death, Sex & Money by becoming a sustaining member today. Sign up to donate $10 a month, and we'll send you Anna's upcoming book, Let's Talk About Hard Things, and invite you to join us for a special book club discussion. Most importantly, your donation will support our work and help keep this community strong. If you can, please give today at deathsexmoney.org/donate.

    We want to hear about the hardest conversations you've ever had. Send us a voice memo or an email: deathsexmoney@wnyc.org. 

    Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. And stay in touch with us! Sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you up to date about what's happening behind the scenes at Death, Sex & Money. Plus, we'll send you audio recommendations, letters from our inbox and a note from Anna. Join the Death, Sex & Money community and subscribe today.

    • 38 min
    When Claudia Rankine Brought Up Race In Couples Counseling

    When Claudia Rankine Brought Up Race In Couples Counseling

    The poet reflects on growing up in largely white spaces in the Bronx during the 1970s, and how conversations about race with her husband have evolved over 20 years together.

    Support Death, Sex & Money by becoming a sustaining member today. Sign up to donate $10 a month, and we'll send you Anna's upcoming book, Let's Talk About Hard Things, and invite you to join us for a special book club discussion. Most importantly, your donation will support our work and help keep this community strong. If you can, please give today at deathsexmoney.org/donate.

    Follow our show on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @deathsexmoney. Got a story to share? Email us any time at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org. 

    And stay in touch with us! Sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you up to date about what's happening behind the scenes at Death, Sex & Money. Plus, we'll send you audio recommendations, letters from our inbox and a note from Anna. Join the Death, Sex & Money community and subscribe today.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

thedboydguy ,

Captivating content, visceral voices, and amazing articulation.

Thank you for making a well-articulated podcast where you speak to your listeners from the heart. Hard not to be hooked from the first listen. Looking forward to hearing more of your stunning talks.

MissCoro ,

Love this show!

Great conversations with interesting people.

Peter Cyril ,

Stuff you learn from

I listened to several of their podcast and I will be hooked for life if they keep on having podcasts like this. Genuinely honest life as it is, thank you.

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