Last month I joined fellow Toast alum and advice-giver Daniel Mallory Ortberg to record an episode of the Dear Prudence podcast. I was thrilled to discuss non-work-related topics (just like the last time I did this), and I also got to weigh in on stuff that was more in my wheelhouse—including but not limited to my weird affinity for job interviews.
You can listen to the free version at the link above, or get (a free trial for) Slate Plus to hear us tackle a letter-writer’s premeditated unprofessionalism. Oh, and at the end I describe internalized work stress as a “glowering panopticon,” because apparently that’s what happens when I speak extemporaneously. Enjoy!