Etiquette


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George Saunders Ponders Purgatory and Patience With Messy Co-workers

Each week you send in your questions about how to behave, and here to answer them this time is author George Saunders. He is a bonafide MacArthur genius, and he has won international acclaim for his work in almost every prose form from hilarious satire to short stories. His newest work is his first novel, called "Lincoln in the Bardo." George explains what inspired him to the tale, before channeling his inner nun to solve our listeners' book club conundrums and more.


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What Chivalry Means in 2017 and Other Valentine’s Day Thoughts

Each week you send in your questions about how to behave and usually we post them to a randomly chosen celebrity but here to answer them this week is an actual expert in the field, our friend Daniel Post Senning. He offers up a few tips to help us avoid faux pas for the most romantic holiday of the year before solving a few of our listeners' car pool problems and more.


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Rachel Bloom Gives us Some Not-So-Crazy Advice

Each week, you send in your questions about how to behave, and here to answer them this time around is actor, writer, and musical number belter-outer Rachel Bloom. The Golden Globe winner and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" star shares the secrets to making a musical show before diving into our listener questions on "Google stalking" and public sing-a-longs.


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Cristela Alonzo Gives Us Some ‘Lower Classy’ Advice

After chatting with us about her upcoming Netflix standup special and explaining the story of why the sight of Girl Scouts struck fear into her mother's heart, the comedian stuck around to answer our few of our listeners' etiquette questions on dealing with persnickety aunts and explains why there is no expiration date on getting even.


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Etiquette Anarchy with Steve Jones

Steve Jones, the founding member of the seminal U.K. punk band Sex Pistols, first talked to us about his new autobiography, "Lonely Boy," and explained why he thought writing would feel like a scene right out of "A Clockwork Orange." Now, he's ready to tell our audience about some mosh pit manners.


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Anthony Bourdain Gives Tough and Tender Advice

Each week our listeners send in your questions about how to behave, and answering them this time around is Anthony Bourdain. After talking with Brendan and Rico about his new cookbook and how the culinary world has changed since his "Kitchen Confidential" days, he stuck around to deliver some much-needed straight talk to our listeners about dealing with unappetizing appetizers and when it's OK to send back a dish at a restaurant.