90 episodes

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

Hjm0049 ,

Nora be my friend

This podcast is really sad. But it is really healing. Terrible, Thanks For Asking has given me so much perspective. It's really easy to get stuck in your own head and feel isolated with dealing with the hard things in life. BUT, even though it looks different for everyone, we all deal with hard things. Because the hard things are a big part of life. Nora so gracefully holds space for the interviewee's in a way that allows them to share the hardest days of their lives. I am so grateful to find this podcast.

stacyc.t ,

Couldn’t Love This Podcast More

This so is seriously one of my most favorite to listen to. Life is hard. Grief is hard. We all have hard stuff. I’m so glad this is here. Nora is the best. I feel like we’ve been bffs forever and I’ve never met her!

hstryfan ,

Thanks for being here

Terrible, Thanks for Asking is a very real, frank and often funny look at the sadness of awful things that people actually live through. Thanks for expressing the things I think but cannot say.

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