Etiquette


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Charlamagne Tha God Reminds Us Manners Will Take You Where Money Won’t

Each week, our listeners send in their questions about how to behave, and answering them this time around is Charlamagne Tha God. He is an outspoken giant of terrestrial radio, co-hosting the morning show "The Breakfast Club," which is syndicated by iHeartRadio. He's also got an MTV2 show. After we spoke to him about his new book, "Black Privilege," he stuck around to help our listeners with a few etiquette woes and shared some sage wisdom from his grandmother.


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Aimee Mann-splains Etiquette

In the ‘80s, Aimee Mann's band Til Tuesday hit the charts with the now classic song, "Voices Carry." She's since become a hugely respected solo artist with Grammy and Oscar nominations under her belt. Her new album, "Mental Illness," finds her telling cutting and unabashedly sad stories in song form. The singer-songwriter explains how cats and actor Andrew Garfield served as muses for her latest album, then she helps our listeners deal with mansplainers, tattoo copycats, and friends who won't let you off the hook.


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Prentice Penny Swaps Politeness for Public Embarrassment

Prentice Penny is the showrunner for HBO's Golden Globe-nominated series "Insecure." He also wrote for network comedy shows like "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Scrubs," and "Happy Endings." And on his new series, "Upscale with Prentice Penny," he steps in front of the camera. Learn a little more about the series, then let Prentice help you deal with that friend who texts a little too much and more.


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RuPaul: ‘We’re God Playing Dress Up. That’s What Drag Is About’

Each week you send in your questions about how to behave and here to answer them this week is RuPaul. The most famous drag queen chats about the new season of "Drag Race" and the importance of mentors in the LGBTQ community, then he puts picky eaters and PDA-obsessed couples on notice.


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Pete Holmes Talks ‘Crashing,’ Serves Tart Wine to Go With Your Sour Grapes

Comedy fans are probably familiar with Pete Holmes through his wildly popular podcast, "You Made It Weird." His latest project is the HBO series "Crashing," about a New York comic who has to restart his life and forge a career after his wife leaves him. He explains how his new HBO series shows a new side of stand-up, before advising our listeners' on joke thieves, hostile hecklers, and washing machine squatters.


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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.