96 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.

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    • 4.8, 7.4K 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
7.4K Ratings

7.4K Ratings

@natalieeeeeee.45 ,

Happiness despite excruciating pain.

I totally recommend this podcast!! Nora brings not only compassion, but great character to deep pain. She is hilarious. All of the stories are heartbreaking, but I’m a better person for it. Listening has helped me be better and more compassionate towards people with disability. I also think it’s prepared me for my loss. It helped me to grow a healthier relationship with death and grief.

Millie3024464633 ,

Phenomenal storytelling!

Sooooooo good!! Such an amazing storyteller, funny and thoughtful and insightful and kind. I look forward to this podcast every week!

Ginling1 ,

Love it

knowing she is human and her sadness helps others that are going thru something similar. Hope she keeps it going.

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