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For the past million or so years, NYC-based visual artist Neil Goldberg has been writing down passing thoughts on index cards. He has thousands of them. In SHE’S A TALKER, he uses them as prompts for conversations with his favorite New Yorkers – artists, writers, performers, and more. Each of his guests has a wild imagination, takes the beauty and brevity of life seriously, and balances vulnerability with humor. New episodes out every Friday.

For the past million or so years, NYC-based visual artist Neil Goldberg has been writing down passing thoughts on index cards. He has thousands of them. In SHE’S A TALKER, he uses them as prompts for conversations with his favorite New Yorkers – artists, writers, performers, and more. Each of his guests has a wild imagination, takes the beauty and brevity of life seriously, and balances vulnerability with humor. New episodes out every Friday.
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For the past million or so years, NYC-based visual artist Neil Goldberg has been writing down passing thoughts on index cards. He has thousands of them. In SHE’S A TALKER, he uses them as prompts for conversations with his favorite New Yorkers – artists, writers, performers, and more. Each of his guests has a wild imagination, takes the beauty and brevity of life seriously, and balances vulnerability with humor. New episodes out every Friday.

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Episodes

Mike Albo: Hand Model Anxiety

11/15/2019
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Writer and performer Mike Albo talks about enthusiasm as a gay survival strategy and the erotics of fermented food. ABOUT THE GUEST: Mike Albo is a writer, performer, humorist and author. His novels include Hornito (HarperCollins) and The Underminer: The Best Friend Who Casually Destroys Your Life (BloomsburyUSA), co-written with Virginia Heffernan. His solo shows, Spermhood and The Junket, have been presented nationally. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter. ABOUT THE HOST: Neil...

Duration:00:24:27

Jia Tolentino: The Wish to Die in Space

11/8/2019
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Writer Jia Tolentino contemplates whether animals can feel embarrassed for other animals and explores her desire to die in space. ABOUT THE GUEST: Jia Tolentino is a staff writer at the New Yorker and the author of the essay collection Trick Mirror. Formerly, she was the deputy editor at Jezebel and a contributing editor at the Hairpin. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine and Pitchfork, among other places. She lives in Brooklyn. ABOUT THE HOST: Neil Goldberg is an...

Duration:00:27:58

Morgan Bassichis: The Labor of the Face

11/1/2019
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Performer Morgan Bassichis talks about the drama of sealing an envelope and the pleasure of leaving parties early. ABOUT THE GUEST: Morgan Bassichis is a comedic performer whose recent shows include Nibbling the Hand That Feeds Me in the 2019 Whitney Biennial, Klezmer for Beginners at Abrons Arts Center (2019), Damned If You Duet at the Kitchen (2018), and More Protest Songs! at Danspace Project (2018). Morgan has presented work at the New Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, Hirshhorn Museum,...

Duration:00:26:21

Naomi Ekperigin: And Yet We Brunch

10/25/2019
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Comedian Naomi Ekperigin discusses her feelings about the spacebar key and the wisdom of not trusting your gut. ABOUT THE GUEST: Naomi Ekperigin is an actor, stand-up comedian and writer who has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Two Dope Queens, and her own Comedy Central Half Hour special. Naomi has written for Comedy Central's Broad City, Hulu's Difficult People, and NBC's Great News. In 2017, she was listed as one of "10 Comedians You Need to Know" by Rolling Stone. Check out her...

Duration:00:28:01

Annie Lanzillotto: Elevator Catch

10/25/2019
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Writer and performer Annie Lanzillotto discusses the pleasure of wolfing food down and how the "feels like" temperature is measured. ABOUT THE GUEST: Born and raised in the Westchester Square neighborhood of the Bronx of Barese heritage, Annie Lanzillotto is renowned memoirist, poet, and performance artist. She's the author of L IS FOR LION: AN ITALIAN BRONX BUTCH FREEDOM MEMOIR (SUNY Press), the books of poetry SCHISTSONG (Bordighera Press) and Hard Candy/Pitch Roll Yaw (Guernica...

Duration:00:24:22

Introducing SHE'S A TALKER

9/17/2019
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Introducing SHE'S A TALKER, a podcast in which visual artist Neil Goldberg talks with some of his favorite New Yorkers (and former New Yorkers and New Yorkers at heart) about the everyday and overlooked. In this trailer, you’ll hear excerpts from comedians John Early and Naomi Ekperigin, poet Annie Lanzillotto, and Harvard professor of race and gender studies Robert Reid-Pharr. Subscribe now, and episodes will appear in your feed every Friday starting October 25, when the podcast launches....

Duration:00:02:07