Miranda July
Writer, director and actress Miranda July discusses the surreality of releasing a surreal movie in an even more surreal time—and the eternal magic of kissing, cakes and clothes....



Jacqueline Novogratz
On this episode, Jacqueline Novogratz talks about her long career fighting poverty around the world....

Jacqueline Novogratz
On this episode, Jacqueline Novogratz talks about her long career fighting poverty around the world....


Claire Danes
On this episode Claire Danes talks to Debbie about her long career, and what she learned about spies from playing one....

Claire Danes
On this episode Claire Danes talks to Debbie about her long career, and what she learned about spies from playing one....

Bisa Butler
On this episode, artist Bisa Butler talks to Debbie about her career, and about how making a quilted portrait of her grandmother led to an artistic breakthrough....


Bisa Butler
On this episode, artist Bisa Butler talks to Debbie about her career, and about how making a quilted portrait of her grandmother led to an artistic breakthrough....

Michael R. Jackson
On this episode, Debbie talks to Michael R. Jackson about his latest musical, which is about a gay man trying to write a musical....

Michael R. Jackson
On this episode, Debbie talks to Michael R. Jackson about his latest musical, which is about a gay man trying to write a musical....


Fanny Singer
Debbie talks to Fanny Singer about her career writing about art and food, and about cooking in the time of Coronavirus....

Fanny Singer
Debbie talks to Fanny Singer about her career writing about art and food, and about cooking in the time of Coronavirus....

Fanny Singer
Debbie talks to Fanny Singer about her career writing about art and food, and about cooking in the time of Coronavirus....


Maurice Cherry
On this episode, Debbie talks with Maurice Cherry about his education and career, and about why the profession of graphic design has been so slow to acknowledge Black designers....

Maurice Cherry
On this episode, Debbie talks with Maurice Cherry about his education and career, and about why the profession of graphic design has been so slow to acknowledge Black designers....

Gabrielle Hamilton
On this episode Debbie talks to Gabrielle Hamilton about her career as a chef, and as a late-blooming writer....


Gabrielle Hamilton
On this episode Debbie talks to Gabrielle Hamilton about her career as a chef, and as a late-blooming writer....

Mauro Porcini
Debbie talks to Mauro Porcini, Chief Design Officer at Pepsico, about his childhood and his corporate work....

Mauro Porcini
Debbie talks to Mauro Porcini, Chief Design Officer at Pepsico, about his childhood and his corporate work....


V
Debbie talks with V (formerly known as Eve Ensler) about her abusive father and how feminism has shaped her career....

V
Debbie talks with V (formerly known as Eve Ensler) about her abusive father and how feminism has shaped her career....


Kathryn Gallagher
Debbie talks with Kathryn Gallager about her young career as an actor/singer/songwriter and about trauma on and off the stage....

Kathryn Gallagher
Debbie talks with Kathryn Gallager about her young career as an actor/singer/songwriter and about trauma on and off the stage....


Alex Bec and Will Hudson
Debbie talks to the design duo of Alex Bec and Will Hudson of It’s Nice That about their close friendship, long collaboration, and about what they’ve learned along the way....

Ina Mayhew
Debbie talks to Ina Mayhew about her career designing for movies and tv shows, and about how the virus may change the very nature of her profession....


Ina Mayhew
Debbie talks to Ina Mayhew about her career designing for movies and tv shows, and about how the virus may change the very nature of her profession....

Cheryl Strayed
Debbie talks to author Cheryl Strayed about her childhood, her career, and about the value of taking a very long hike....

Cheryl Strayed
Debbie talks to author Cheryl Strayed about her childhood, her career, and about the value of taking a very long hike....




Ira Glass
Walking is a form of creative trespassing, like tourism for the psyche....

Ira Glass
Walking is a form of creative trespassing, like tourism for the psyche....

Marilyn Minter
Debbie talks with artist Marilyn Minter about bringing her skills to the political arena, the ups and downs of her career, and the use of sexual imagery in her work....


Marilyn Minter
Debbie talks with artist Marilyn Minter about bringing her skills to the political arena, the ups and downs of her career, and the use of sexual imagery in her work....

Marilyn Minter
Debbie talks with artist Marilyn Minter about bringing her skills to the political arena, the ups and downs of her career, and the use of sexual imagery in her work....




Robert Wong
On this episode Debbie talks to Robert Wong, the executive creative director of Google Creative Lab....

Robert Wong
On this episode Debbie talks to Robert Wong, the executive creative director of Google Creative Lab....


Amber Tamblyn
A live conversation at WNYC’s Green Space with actor and poet Amber Tamblyn....


Amber Tamblyn
A live conversation at WNYC’s Green Space with actor and poet Amber Tamblyn....

Lucy Wainwright Roche
A conversation with Lucy Wainwright Roche about her musical family, her career as a singer-songwriter, and her musical tastes....

Lucy Wainwright Roche
A conversation with Lucy Wainwright Roche about her musical family, her career as a singer-songwriter, and her musical tastes....


Lucy Wainwright Roche
A conversation with Lucy Wainwright Roche about her musical family, her career as a singer-songwriter, and her musical tastes....

Chanel Miller
A conversation with Chanel Miller about rape culture....

Chanel Miller
A conversation with Chanel Miller about rape culture....


Tosh Hall
A conversation with designer Tosh Hall about how to work with established brands....

Tosh Hall
A conversation with designer Tosh Hall about how to work with established brands....

Chani Nicholas
On this episode: a conversation with Chani Nicholas about her life in astrology....


Chani Nicholas
On this episode: a conversation with Chani Nicholas about her life in astrology....

Robert Fabricant + Cliff Kuang
On this episode Debbie talks to two designers about the history of user-friendly design and the importance of designing for feedback....

Robert Fabricant + Cliff Kuang
On this episode Debbie talks to two designers about the history of user-friendly design and the importance of designing for feedback....


Tatiana Schlossberg
On this episode, Debbie talks to journalist Tatiana Schlossberg about what we can do, as individuals, about climate change....

Tatiana Schlossberg
On this episode, Debbie talks to journalist Tatiana Schlossberg about what we can do, as individuals, about climate change....

Jessica Hische
A conversation with Jessica Hische about her career, especially after having kids....


Lawrence Azerrad
On this episode, a conversation with Lawrence Azerrad about the design of the Concorde....

Lawrence Azerrad
On this episode, a conversation with Lawrence Azerrad about the design of the Concorde....

Best of 2019
On this episode, some coming of age stories Debbie had during 2019....


Best of 2019
On this episode, some coming of age stories Debbie had during 2019....

Thomas Page McBee
On this episode Debbie talks to Thomas Page McBee about masculinity, from the point of view of a trans man....

Thomas Page McBee
On this episode Debbie talks to Thomas Page McBee about masculinity, from the point of view of a trans man....


Tiffany Shlain
On this episode Debbie talks to Tiffany Shlain about how cell phones have taken over our lives....

Tiffany Shlain
On this episode Debbie talks to Tiffany Shlain about how cell phones have taken over our lives....

Michael Dorf
On this episode Debbie talks to music impresario and restaurateur Michael Dorf....


Michael Dorf
On this episode Debbie talks to music impresario and restaurateur Michael Dorf....

Lisa Congdon
On this episode, a conversation with artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon about getting started creatively....

Saeed Jones
On this epsiode, a conversation with poet Saeed Jones about his memoir and about memory....


Saeed Jones
On this epsiode, a conversation with poet Saeed Jones about his memoir and about memory....

Malcolm Gladwell
On this episode a conversation with Malcolm Gladwell about why it is so easy to be fooled by dishonest people....

Malcolm Gladwell
On this episode a conversation with Malcolm Gladwell about why it is so easy to be fooled by dishonest people....


Malcolm Gladwell
On this episode a conversation with Malcolm Gladwell about why it is so easy to be fooled by dishonest people....

Steven Heller
On this episode, a conversation with Steven Heller, about the long and troubled history of the swastika....

Chris Ware + Chip Kidd
On this episode Debbie talks to designer Chip Kidd and his good friend, graphic novelist Chris Ware....


Chris Ware + Chip Kidd
On this episode Debbie talks to designer Chip Kidd and his good friend, graphic novelist Chris Ware....

Lynda Barry
On this episode cartoonist Lynda Barry talks about learning how to draw, and the damaging effects of one’s own opinion....

Lynda Barry
On this episode cartoonist Lynda Barry talks about learning how to draw, and the damaging effects of one’s own opinion....


Warren Lehrer
Writer, artist, and designer Warren Lehrer talks to Debbie about the intersection of images and letters and about the future of books....

Warren Lehrer
Writer, artist, and designer Warren Lehrer talks to Debbie about the intersection of images and letters and about the future of books....

Elissa Altman
On this episode Elissa Altman talks to Debbie about life, food, love, and the new book she wrote on the difficult relationship she has with her mother....


Elissa Altman
On this episode Elissa Altman talks to Debbie about life, food, love, and the new book she wrote on the difficult relationship she has with her mother....

Derren Brown
Debbie talks to Derren Brown about his risky stage performances as a mentalist and illusionist....

Derren Brown
Debbie talks to Derren Brown about his risky stage performances as a mentalist and illusionist....


Lisa Taddeo
Debbie talks with writer Lisa Taddeo about sex and desire....

Lisa Taddeo
Debbie talks with writer Lisa Taddeo about sex and desire....

Brian Rea
Debbie talks to illustrator Brian Rea about the Grim Reaper....