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Listen Up: How Mickey Rapkin Wrote a Book-Turned-Blockbuster and the Greatest New Children’s Book

Listen Up BY marissa hoffman 06/24/2019
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If you've been alive on this earth for the past few years, chances are you've heard of a little movie called Pitch Perfect. Well, you can thank today's guest, Mickey Rapkin, for that - he wrote the original book the blockbuster series was based on. He also just wrote his first children's book, It's Not a Bed, It's a Time Machine, to help nervous kids chill out (and to take his shot at making the hashtag #bossofbedtime happen). READ MORE
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Listen Up: A Summery Round of Stuff We Can’t Get Enough Of

Listen Up BY marissa hoffman 07/01/2019
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On this episode of A Few Things, Claire and Erica are having another food moment. As Claire puts it, 70 to 80% of these podcasts are 90% about food, and this week's show features yummy things like Jon & Vinny's (which Erica was craving before Hailey and Justin ordered it for date night, ok?). Tune in to hear how to amp up both your laptop security and your caramelized onion game (maybe not in that order). READ MORE
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Listen Up: Mira Jacob Illustrates Important Questions in Her New Book, Good Talk

Listen Up BY marissa hoffman 07/15/2019
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One of our all-time favorite podcast guests, author Mira Jacob, is back! This time, she's talking Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations, her new graphic memoir that we're basically obsessed with. The book explores the vulnerability of difficult conversations and navigating identity, and we are all ears. Listen in - and don't be shy if you feel the need to take notes. READ MORE

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