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By The Book

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By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing. Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host of PRI/WNYC’s Movie Date podcast where, no surprise, her job was to be critical.

By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing. Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host of PRI/WNYC’s Movie Date podcast where, no surprise, her job was to be critical.
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United States

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Panoply

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By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing. Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host of PRI/WNYC’s Movie Date podcast where, no surprise, her job was to be critical.

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English


Episodes

Epilogue: Presence

7/12/2018
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Kristen dials in from New Zealand to talk more about Presence. Plus, the ladies announce next week's book! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to this week's sponsors: Grove Collaborative, an...

Duration:00:27:38

Presence

7/5/2018
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Kristen and Jolenta try to power pose their way to a better life with Amy Cuddy's Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges. Will standing like Wonder Woman boost their confidence and vanquish their inner imposters? Listen to find out! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook...

Duration:00:42:47

Epilogue: Zero Waste Home

6/28/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen discuss some very good points listeners brought up about Zero Waste Home. Plus, they announce next week's book! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to this week's...

Duration:00:27:49

Zero Waste Home

6/21/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen turn self-help into Earth-help with Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste by Bea Johnson. For the good of the planet, they ditch excess food packaging, straws, and plastic bags. They also marvel in the joys of composing and realize that recycling might not be as sustainable as they thought... We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our...

Duration:00:49:30

Epilogue: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics

6/14/2018
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Kristen and Jolenta read listener mail and get some additional insight from a very special guest! Plus, they announce next week's book! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to this week's sponsor,...

Duration:00:23:31

Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics

6/7/2018
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The ladies try to solve Kristen's mediation problem once and for all with Dan Harris's book, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics. They learn how to meditate sitting down, standing up, and in front of the TV, despite the occasional interruption from Kristen's husband Dean... We love hearing from you. Call us 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!...

Duration:00:43:12

Epilogue: You Are a Badass

5/31/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen read listener mail and chat more about their experience with You Are a Badass. Plus, they announce next week's book! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to this week's sponsor,...

Duration:00:24:01

You Are a Badass

5/24/2018
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Kristen and Jolenta live by You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero. Will Jen's advice help them discover their true purpose in life? Will they learn to move past their BS and start kicking ass? Hear those answers, plus the voice of Jolenta's dog, in this truly badass episode. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website:...

Duration:00:45:26

Panoply Spring 2018 Trailer

5/23/2018
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Kristen and Cameron give a rundown of some other Panoply shows you might like! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:40

Bonus Episode: Cameron Tells All

5/10/2018
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Kristen and Jolenta's favorite producer answers listener questions, reveals his production secrets, and weighs in on whether or not the show is too critical of straight white men. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!...

Duration:00:37:35

Bonus Episode: Ask Us More Of Anything!

4/26/2018
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Once again, Kristen and Jolenta dive deep into the mailbag to answer all your burning questions! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to this week's sponsors: Nectar - America’s most comfortable...

Duration:00:48:36

Bonus Episode: The Husbands Speak...Again!

4/12/2018
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Another season, another chance for the husbands to tell their side of the story. From Brad and his hyggekrog to Dean and that infamous bathtub scene, the husbands look back on what unfolded during season 2 and answer some tough questions from listeners along the way. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book...

Duration:00:31:38

Bonus Episode: Season Two Wrap-up

3/29/2018
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Kristen and Jolenta rehash season two, book-by-book, and talk about which habits actually stuck. Are they still practicing positive self talk? Did Kristen ever overcome her fear of tarot cards? Listen to find out! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!...

Duration:00:35:45

Epilogue: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

3/15/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen read listener mail and reflect on their experience living by The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. Plus, they share a big announcement! We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to...

Duration:00:17:38

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

3/8/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen live by Mark Manson's best seller, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. Throughout the two weeks the ladies deal with failure, confront their own mortality, and try to give fewer f*cks. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!...

Duration:00:45:49

Epilogue: The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck and Guidebook

3/1/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen unpack their tarot experience from last week. They hear form listeners about decks, scary cards, and ADHD. And the ladies are joined by special guest Walt Hickey (Chief Culture Writer at the blog 538) to talk about the statistical accuracy of tarot readings. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The...

Duration:00:26:37

The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck and Guidebook

2/22/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen tackle the New York Times bestseller, The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck and Guidebook, by Kim Krans. Along the way, they try to learn their major and minor arcanas, master the art of shuffling, and improve their lives by reading the cards. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!...

Duration:00:41:25

Epilogue: The Five Love Languages

2/15/2018
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Listeners share their unique experiences and thoughts on "The Five Love Languages" with Kristen and Jolenta. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to this week's sponsor: Life on the Fast Track, a...

Duration:00:24:38

The Five Love Languages

2/8/2018
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We've been told that the language of love is universal...but what if it's not? What if there are multiple love languages, and what if our partners speak different love languages than we do? Jolenta and Kristen explore these questions as they dive into the best-selling relationship guide, "The Five Love Languages," by Gary Chapman. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website:...

Duration:00:43:54

Epilogue: What To Say When You Talk To Yourself

2/1/2018
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Jolenta and Kristen debrief on their most popular book to date, What To Say When You Talk To Yourself, by Shad Helmstetter. We love hearing from you! Call us at 505-510-BOOK, bythebook@panoply.fm, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: www.bythebook.panoply.fm. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 And huge thanks to this week's...

Duration:00:22:30