Season 1, Episode 4
Deborah Copaken + Tommy Siegel

Deborah Copaken is a bestselling author, a photographer, a screenwriter, and a columnist for the Atlantic. She a tells a true story about a near-death experience that is somehow at once terrifying, funny, and sweet. The story will be included in Deb's upcoming memoir, Ladyparts, which will be published by Random House.

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Photo by Dave Cross

Tommy Siegel is a cartoonist, a songwriter, and a member of the band Jukebox the Ghost. He talks about his long friendship with Deb, his own perspective on her near-death experience, and shares a studio recording of his lovely song "Dear Science."


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