Stories by Greta Johnsen
Things are weird! We talk about stepping back, managing your news intake and if resolutions are even worth it this year. And sea shanties!
This scrappy sci-fi debut is also an allegory about race, class and privilege. Hear Nerdette podcast’s spoiler-free convo with the author.
We were all super ready to close the book on 2020 and start out fresh in 2021. But the universe had other plans.
The year is almost over, which means top 10 lists are rolling in. But what’s it like to pick favorites in such an emotionally intense year?
Author Sarah Vowell and comedian Maeve Higgins visit the Nerdette Book Club for a spoiler-filled discussion about a plodding murder mystery.
How much does your brain work just moving your body? We ask a neuroscientist. Plus, we debate cookie of the year and look back at the week.
A retired Chicago cop moves to rural Ireland to escape the daily grind. But duty calls when a local boy goes missing.
Nerdette analyzes the week in disappearing monoliths and talks with Andrew Bird about his Christmas album. Plus: the history of sprinkles!
Nerdette asked about the things you’re grateful for this year. From cookies to game shows to Zoom conference calls, here’s what you told us.
Peter, Tricia and Greta revisit this quintessential workplace comedy. Plus we play some patriarchy jingles modified for William Shakespeare.