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.
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 Deb's near-death experience, and shares a studio recording of his beautiful song "Dear Science."