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10 Things That Scare Me

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10 Things That Scare Me is a tiny podcast about our biggest fears. In each episode, one person talks. Alone in a room. It could be anyone. It could be you. It’s someone driven by fears that keep them up at night, that define their lives, and inform their choices. This is a podcast about them, about you, about us, and the world we inhabit together.

10 Things That Scare Me is a tiny podcast about our biggest fears. In each episode, one person talks. Alone in a room. It could be anyone. It could be you. It’s someone driven by fears that keep them up at night, that define their lives, and inform their choices. This is a podcast about them, about you, about us, and the world we inhabit together.
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10 Things That Scare Me is a tiny podcast about our biggest fears. In each episode, one person talks. Alone in a room. It could be anyone. It could be you. It’s someone driven by fears that keep them up at night, that define their lives, and inform their choices. This is a podcast about them, about you, about us, and the world we inhabit together.

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English


Episodes

Alaska Thunderfuck

1/16/2019
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There was no one in the house. Why would they be in the house? Alaska Thunderfuck is a singer, drag performer and winner of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars. When not performing, Alaska is Justin Andrew Honard. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:07:14

Scott Colton aka Colt Cabana

1/15/2019
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It's like a tiny car crash every time you hit the mat. Scott Colton wrestles under the name Colt Cabana. Check out his podcast, The Art of Wrestling https://soundcloud.com/coltcabana and follow him @ColtCabana on Twitter and Instagram. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:42

Brooke Gladstone

1/11/2019
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The problem is, most of what I've ever done in my life is motivated by fear. It's like a big dust storm of fear. Brooke Gladstone is a Peabody-award winning host of WNYC's On The Media. She's also the author of The Influencing Machine, a media manifesto in graphic form. If you'd like to hear more about Brooke's inner life, check out the Radiolab episode about nihilism https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/dust-planet and the follow up to it on On The...

Duration:00:07:27

Diante Folk

1/10/2019
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Doing it for the views. Diante Folk is a high school student and gamer from Brooklyn. Check out his YouTube page DIANTE DA GOAT. Thanks to Children of Promise for getting us in touch with Diante. You can find out more about the important work they do here: https://www.cpnyc.org/ Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:05:06

Jeff VanderMeer

1/9/2019
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Is it too ordinary to be afraid of your cat dying? Jeff VanderMeer is an author based in Tallahassee, Florida. His award-winning Southern Reach trilogy has been published in over 35 languages. Find out more at his website, and follow him @jeffvandermeer. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:44

Starlee Kine

1/8/2019
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I finally figured out what the Apple store reminds me of. Starlee Kine is the creator of Mystery Show and a writer on Search Party. Find her @StarleeKine Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:04:06

Farhad

1/3/2019
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A power comes over you that feels like death. Farhad is an IT apprentice for Germany's Fraktion DIE LINKE, and lives in Berlin. Thanks to Oliver Lazarus, who co-produced this episode. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:04:44

Sonya Edelman

1/2/2019
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In my house, I'm the designated spider killer. I see the culprit and I have to ask myself: Which shoe will get the job done this time? Sonya Edelman is a Senior Producer at National Geographic. You can find her work here. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:28

Brian D’Addario

1/1/2019
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What’s going to happen to my brain? Brian D’Addario is a singer, songwriter and musician. He fronts the band The Lemon Twigs with his brother Michael D’Addario. Follow them on Twitter @thelemontwigs Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:05:12

Samin Nosrat

12/27/2018
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You might actually want the tea. But you have to appear to not want the tea. Samin Nosrat is a chef, author, host of the Netflix series Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, and a writer for the New York Times Magazine. You can follow her @CiaoSamin Check out Samin's recipes here. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:07:03

Rohan

12/26/2018
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I hope my dad hears this. Rohan is an apprentice at the Healthy Butcher in Toronto. Thanks to Elliott Dawson for his help with this episode. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:25

Cleo Robinson

12/25/2018
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Will I be happy when this is all over? Cleo Robinson is a cook at Dooky Chase's in New Orleans. Thanks to Laine Kaplan-Levenson, who co-produced this episode. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:45

Jo Firestone

12/20/2018
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Being chased at night: when I first moved to New York, a lot of people were like just create a claw with your keys.... Jo Firestone is Brooklyn-based comedian and podcast host. You can see her live at Littlefield in Brooklyn, every Monday night at 8pm. For more Jo, listen to her appearance on a recent episode of Radiolab here. Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears here. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:35

Norma Elia Cantú

12/19/2018
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Early one morning, an army green Volkswagen pulls up to the house. Norma Elia Cantú is a folklorist, writer, and professor at Trinity University in San Antonio. Her latest novel, Cabañuelas, will be out in February. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:04

Paul Feig

12/17/2018
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When you're a tall kid, it's the short kids you have to be afraid of. Paul Feig is a director. His films include Ghostbusters, Bridesmaids and this year's A Simple Favor. He also created the cult classic TV show Freaks and Geeks. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:05:53

Rebecca Traister

12/13/2018
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Every public fear is a private fear, too. Rebecca Traister is a writer at large for New York Magazine and the author of Good And Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger from Simon & Schuster. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:06

Deborah Backle

12/13/2018
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Phone calls late at night or early in the morning are never a good sign. Deborah Backle runs an alpaca ranch in Blanco, Texas, and is the outreach coordinator for Acres of Love Animal Rescue. Join the 10 Things That Scare Me conversation, and tell us your fears here. And follow 10 Things That Scare Me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:59

Jasmine Newton

12/12/2018
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When the zombie apocalypse meets adulting. Jasmine Newton is originally from Brooklyn, NY, and lives in Philadelphia, PA. She currently works at YouthBuild Philly as a Community Projects Coordinator. Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears here. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:36

John Green

12/11/2018
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It not the fear itself. It’s the fear of what the fear will do to you. John Green is a YouTuber and author based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Follow him on Twitter @johngreen Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears here. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:06:09

Blair Braverman

12/6/2018
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A storm doesn't care about anything. It's just a storm. A human with an agenda? That's another story. Blair Braverman is a dog musher running her first Iditarod this March. She is the author of Welcome To The God Damn Ice Cube and is based in Wisconsin. You can find her @BlairBraverman Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears here. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:07:16