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The Cut is a weekly audio magazine exploring culture, style, sex, politics and more. Each week, an ensemble of voices, led by host Avery Trufelman, engages in the conversations that matter most in our current moment. Intimate, provocative, and probing, the Cut aims to ask questions before listeners even know they have them, always with a generous wit and an expansive idea of what is possible. From New York Magazine and The Vox Media Podcast Network. New episodes every Wednesday starting August 19th.

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    • Personal Journals
    • 4.7, 1.1K Ratings

The Cut is a weekly audio magazine exploring culture, style, sex, politics and more. Each week, an ensemble of voices, led by host Avery Trufelman, engages in the conversations that matter most in our current moment. Intimate, provocative, and probing, the Cut aims to ask questions before listeners even know they have them, always with a generous wit and an expansive idea of what is possible. From New York Magazine and The Vox Media Podcast Network. New episodes every Wednesday starting August 19th.

    Reintroducing the Cut

    Reintroducing the Cut

    Every week, host Avery Trufelman and The Cut's editorial team bring you interviews and stories about the moment we live in.

    • 1 min
    The Ghost of Emails Past

    The Ghost of Emails Past

    Old emails are a fossil record of our lives. What were you doing this time last year, or two years ago, or ten? Even if you don’t keep a diary, you’ve got email... and this week, we're digging through ours. With Allison P. Davis, Mona Chalabi, Maddie Aggeler, Lisa Miller, Andrea Long Chu, and Stella Bugbee.

    • 51 min
    Some Personal News

    Some Personal News

    Meet a stranger, get married, do LSD, follow a band, buy a van, swear off men, go sit on a pyramid.... and other ways to change your life forever. Two women look back over decades of committing to big change, and Molly’s husband demonstrates the fathomless mysteries of the people we know best. Plus, a show announcement.

    • 46 min
    The Woman of Your Dreams

    The Woman of Your Dreams

    Once upon a time, Carmen Maria Machado met a woman who was beautiful and smart and funny and (amazingly, to Carmen) wanted to be her girlfriend. They got together, and at first, it was everything Carmen had been waiting for... and then things started to change. We spoke to Carmen about her new memoir, In the Dream House, and her search for more women with stories like hers. 

    • 27 min
    Jenny Slate is a Seasoned Professional

    Jenny Slate is a Seasoned Professional

    Jenny Slate never had stage fright at all... then suddenly, in her late 20s, she did. In this episode the comedian, actress, and author of the new book Little Weirds tells us about feeling like she was losing the thing she most loved. And she shares some of the ways she's learned to deal with her anxiety — from finding a supportive partner, to deciding not to drink, to establishing a morning routine worthy of Georgia O'Keeffe.

    • 29 min
    You're Hired

    You're Hired

    When you start a new job, maybe you’ve got a fantasy of the life you want to lead—the new and improved person you want to be. But then you walk in the door, and your fantasy future collides with reality. So: What comes next? In this episode, we talk to Congresswoman Lauren Underwood and Uncanny Valley author Anna Wiener about intense new jobs, and how to embrace the optimism of a fresh start without losing yourself in the process.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

SallyLoo456 ,

All women should listen

One of my all time favorite podcasts. I was so so sad and felt like my life was missing something when the podcast was discontinued. Now I just saw it is coming back and I am so excited!! If you haven’t listened yet go back and listen to every episode. I’ve learned and grown from each one. So stoked it’s back!!

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Oh my god. The cut is back? With Avery Trufelman? THANK YOU!

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