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 Past Guests

Malcolm Gladwell

Gretchen Rubin

Maria Popova

Meghan Daum

Tom Junod

Susan Orlean

A.J. Jacobs

Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Steve Almond

Joel stein

David Grann

Virginia Heffernan

Daniel Zalewski

K.J. Dell'Antonia

Emily Bazelon

David Ritz

Nathan Lump

Kim Brooks

David Keeps

Karl Taro-Greenfeld

David Browne

Paul Tullis

Steve Kandell

Ann Friedman

Katie Arnold-ratliff

whitney joiner

Russ Baker

sarah hepola

Jennifer senior

Catherine Connors

Matt Castellanos

Cathleen medwick

Sharon Ann Lee

Mark Morrison

Crai S. Bower

Joe Lazauskas

Stephen Randall

Matt Segal

Josh neuman

matt holzman

Kit rachlis

Alissa Walker

Jack combs

alex bhattacharji

david swanson

meredith bryan

margy rochlin

robert abele

Courtney pellettieri

elina shatkin

Abby kozolchyk

Lisa napoli

Nicole Laporte

Lisa Sweetingham

cerentha harris

Kenneth miller

Nancy rommelman

sarah rich

Christine spines

zachary pincus-roth

alison Gwinn

Ashley merryman

Nancy miller

ethan bassoff

laura fraser

ross andersen

christene barberich

 




 

Malcolm Gladwell on being Malcolm Gladwell. 

Malcolm Gladwell on being Malcolm Gladwell. 

Daniel Zalewski, features editor at The New Yorker, on landing the ultimate A-list byline.

Daniel Zalewski, features editor at The New Yorker, on landing the ultimate A-list byline.

Maria Popova, Brainpickings founder, on curating "interestingess."

Maria Popova, Brainpickings founder, on curating "interestingess."

Virginia Heffernan, New York Times Magazine, on faith, evolution and dealing with trolls.

Virginia Heffernan, New York Times Magazine, on faith, evolution and dealing with trolls.

Bestselling author Susan Orlean on deep reporting and surprising your readers.

Bestselling author Susan Orlean on deep reporting and surprising your readers.

Nathan Lump, editor-in-chief, Travel + Leisure, on who gets to write for the magazine and why.

Nathan Lump, editor-in-chief, Travel + Leisure, on who gets to write for the magazine and why.

David Browne, Rolling Stone, on covering the rock beat.

David Browne, Rolling Stone, on covering the rock beat.

Catherine Connors, Disney Interactive, on telling stories for brands.

Catherine Connors, Disney Interactive, on telling stories for brands.

Buzzfeed's Steve Kandell on longform articles in a listicle world.

Buzzfeed's Steve Kandell on longform articles in a listicle world.

Emily Bazelon, The New York Times Magazine, on the three pillars of reporting.

Emily Bazelon, The New York Times Magazine, on the three pillars of reporting.

Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, on building better freelance habits.

Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, on building better freelance habits.

Matt Castellanos, Tyler the Creator's content director, on irresistible branded content.

Matt Castellanos, Tyler the Creator's content director, on irresistible branded content.

K.J. Dell'Antonia, The New York Times, on how to write for the Motherlode blog. 

K.J. Dell'Antonia, The New York Times, on how to write for the Motherlode blog. 

A.J. Jacobs, Esquire, on being a human guinea pig and taking time for creativity.

A.J. Jacobs, Esquire, on being a human guinea pig and taking time for creativity.

The New Yorker's David Grann on the keys to greatness as a reporter and storyteller.

The New Yorker's David Grann on the keys to greatness as a reporter and storyteller.

Esquire's Tom Junod on journaling, profile writing and The Falling Man.

Esquire's Tom Junod on journaling, profile writing and The Falling Man.

Joe Lazauskas, editor-in-chief, Contently, on native marketing and paid content.

Joe Lazauskas, editor-in-chief, Contently, on native marketing and paid content.

Sharon Lee, Culture Brain, on getting what you want from your freelance career.

Sharon Lee, Culture Brain, on getting what you want from your freelance career.