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If you feel lost in a new city, overwhelmed by your taxes, frustrated by dating, or scared to switch jobs, tune in weekly to Adulthood Made Easy, where twenty-something host Sam Zabell works through listeners’ problems and questions about the sometimes-scary “real world.” Along the way, she addresses many of her own struggles with adulthood, resulting in a show any college graduate (and beyond) can relate to.




Adulthood Made Easy: Sam's Soliloquy

On the final episode of Adulthood Made Easy, Sam shares what she's learned, what she'll miss and what she won't. Plus, a special guest appearance from her mom.

Duration: 00:24:31

Adulthood Made Easy: Your Favorite Moments

In this episode, Sam hears from you! We play listener voicemails reflecting on your favorite moments of the show.

Duration: 00:24:28

Adulthood Made Easy: On Balancing with Ashley Ford

Ashley Ford is a writer and public speaker living in Brooklyn. She and Sam talk about how to stay informed nowadays while taking care of yourself.

Duration: 00:47:10

Adulthood Made Easy: There's Really an Adulting School

Sam speaks with Rachel Weinstein and Katie Brunelle about The Adulting School, their online school that teaches real world skills like handling your finances, how to change a tire, and how to be a healthy adult.

Duration: 00:20:37

Adulthood Made Easy: It's a Small World

Sam speaks with the creators of Mavenly & Co. Kate Gremillion and Tallia Deljou, who Sam met through her sorority in college. Their business coaches young professional women focus their career goals.

Duration: 00:36:39

Adulthood Made Easy: A Roach You Might Just Love

Last year Amanda Huang made the resolution to get as many free meals in New York City as she possibly could and document it. She talks with Sam about how it worked and how she gave back to the community.

Duration: 00:20:17

Adulthood Made Easy: Developing Your "Cooking Habit"

Sam speaks with Emily Gerger, creator of the Cooking Habit, a program to help people incorporate cooking in their lives and develop a lifelong cooking habit.

Duration: 00:25:36

Adulthood Made Easy: 30 Under 30's Rhonesha Byng

Sam sits down with Rhonesha Byng who recently made Forbes' 30 under 30 list. She the founder and CEO of Her Agenda, a media platform for millennial women. She shares about how starting starting in journalism in high school really made her stand out.

Duration: 00:32:59

Adulthood Made Easy: Becoming a "Financial Grownup"

Sam talks with financial expert Bobbi Rebell about her new book How to Be a Financial Grownup and a few easy things you can do in January to become a money master in 2017.

Duration: 00:23:26

Adulthood Made Easy: Getting Your Sh*t Together with Sarah Knight

Sarah Knight author ofThe Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do speaks with Sam about her latest book.

Duration: 00:38:30

Adulthood Made Easy: Gilmore Girls Revival

Sam and her colleagues sit down to talk about the Gilmore Girls reboot and how Rory Gilmore is portrayed as an entitled millennial who cannot seem to get it together.

Duration: 00:39:19

Adulthood Made Easy: Tackling Modern Dating with Why Oh Why Host Andrea Silenzi

Sam sits down with Andrea Silenzi, host the modern-dating podcast Why Oh Why, to tackle the question of who should buy the first drink. They'll sample some never-been-aired tape from a single, straight male focus group which attempts to answer the question as well.

Duration: 00:37:41

Adulthood Made Easy: Mara Wilson, Star of Matilda, on Starting Over

Sam and Mara talk about her early years in movies, including Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda, and her journey to becoming a writer.

Duration: 00:34:18

Adulthood Made Easy: Nelufar Hedayat on "The Traffickers" & Post-Election thoughts

Sam sits down with international journalist Nelufar Hedayat to talk about her past year's work making a new documentary "The Traffickers."

Duration: 00:41:14

Adulthood Made Easy: Thanksgiving Orphans

Sam speaks with two friends who can't make it home for Thanksgiving, so they share the traditions they created instead.

Duration: 00:27:31

Adulthood Made Easy: Abbi Jacobson on Coloring, Comedy, and Carrying

Abbi joins Sam to discuss her new book, CARRY THIS BOOK, and how she balances her love of art with her demanding day job.

Duration: 00:21:41

Adulthood Made Easy: How to Find (And Use) Your Voice

Sam speaks with Leah Bonvissuto from Bespoken, a company that uses theater techniques to help clients hone their public speaking and “empower your voice.” Leah offers key advice for overcoming your fear of speaking in public, speaking in an interview, or just speaking your mind.

Duration: 00:37:11

Adulthood Made Easy: Sometimes Your Don’t Have a Career Path

Sam talks to Danielle Claro, a colleague from Real Simple, who explains how she went from dancer to editor, and why she doesn’t feel she made concrete career “moves.”

Duration: 00:31:44

Adulthood Made Easy: Landlord Nightmares

Sam talks with two guest about their worst landlords ever. Raz's story includes an eviction. Kristen's included nudity. Happy renting!

Duration: 00:37:54

Adulthood Made Easy: Breaking Through Your Quarter Life Crisis

Sam talks with Adam Smiley Poswolsky, a career expert focused on helping 20- and 30-somethings break out of their career rut and pursue a path that is meaningful to them. His new book is called The Quarter Life Breakthrough. Panoply Survey We want you to tell us about the podcasts you enjoy, and how often you listen to them. So we created a survey that takes just a couple of minutes to complete. If you fill it out, you'll help Panoply to make great podcasts about the things you love. And...

Duration: 00:26:45

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