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Listen Up: How Taylor Lorenz Turned Her Tumblr Obsession into an NYT Reporting Gig

Listen Up BY liz 09/09/2019
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Aaand we're back! In this first post-hiatus episode, we're talking tech with Taylor Lorenz, an incoming reporter for The New York Times whose byline has been synonymous with "ooh, this is going to be good!" for us for years. Listen in to hear how Tumblr (throwback, huh?) literally changed her career path and how she always gets the digital-world goss before the rest of us do. READ MORE
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Listen Up: Revisit Five of Our Favorite A Few Things Episodes of All Time!

Listen Up BY liz 08/07/2017
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It's finally August, and we hope you're soaking it up somewhere with wine and s'mores access - and now, to add to the fun, some golden oldies eps of A Few Things. We're taking a short podcasting break, but since we'd never, ever leave you hanging, we hand-picked six of our favorites from the 100 (!) we've got on tape so far. We'll be re-airing them every Monday - the list and some key takeaways are below. Just try not to judge our early sound quality too harshly, ok? We'll meet you back here with all new freshness on September 18th! READ MORE
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Iconic Photographer Jamie Beck’s Epic Guide to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Key to the City BY liz 10/03/2019
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If you've ever dreamt of dropping everything, packing up your life, and moving to Southern France, maybe pin a photo of Jamie Beck to your vision board. A few years back, Jamie left NYC for Luberon in Provence, and she and her husband and new baby make time to bop around the charming villages nearby. One of her favorites: the picturesque Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. "Before you even reach the 14th century stone walls fortifying the village, you have a beautiful drive by fields of sunflowers and my favorite, the classic plane-tree-lined roads," Jamie explains. Here's what to do once you're there - you'll quickly see why a certain Dutch painter and a certain floppy-haired British movie star felt its lure, too. READ MORE
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Listen Up: #ReadingThings with Emily Danforth, Author of The Miseducation of Cameron Post!

Listen Up BY liz 07/24/2017
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We're extremely happy to report that our latest #ReadingThings book, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, really lived up to the hype (and you should know by now that we don't say that if it's not true). And, turns out, the author's as good at talking as she is at writing: Emily Danforth is officially one of our favorite guests, ever. Let's talk about those beautiful cowgirls, shall we?! READ MORE
Eat This

The Only Two Recipes You Need for New Year's Eve

Eat This BY liz 12/26/2015
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We've had enough New Year's Eves end with someone trying to hail a cab, in heels, in a sleet storm to know that home is where the countdown happens. So we whipped up a couple videos (a first!) showing you how to make the two recipes you need - an easy cocktail and a salty app - to host the perfect party, even if it's a party of one. READ MORE

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