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You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.

Terrible, Thanks For Asking American Public Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 6.7K Ratings

You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6.7K Ratings

6.7K Ratings

Monica90068 ,

Used to be better

The background music in the latest episode was unbearably annoying and distracting. I had to stop listening.

Jami3119 ,

I wish she would just stop talking so much

I’m listening to the latest episode and, true to form, Nora’s commentary is just hard to listen to. She’s painfully corny and these little tidbits are useless. I wish she would just let the story be told and insert comments that MAKE SENSE, when necessary. She’s not funny or entertaining but this is a good show. I just hate that I want to cut this episode off because of her. Please be quiet.

MissCdeB ,

Terrible, thanks for asking

Nora is kind and clever — what I consider to be a winning combination. Brave people telling their stories and the listeners get the benefit of hearing about their hard things and their honesty. I’ve heard pieces of my one story a few times now and the relatability, and often humor, of this podcast is very appealing. Also, this is the first time I’ve bothered to review a podcast and I listen to A LOT of podcasts. Sorry, other podcasts.

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