Suzie Sherman

There’s Blood In My Stool.

Summary This is my conversation with Jenessa Schwartz. She’s 37 years old, and she’s living with stage 4 colon cancer. She’s also my niece, my sister Cyndi’s daughter. Jenessa has two kids under 10. She was the Womb For Hire (her words) for two adorable surrogate kids, which is one of the menschiest things a…

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Making Death Plans, Petting Bunnies

Nannette Mickle’s work life is a surprising and diverse series of next-things. She’s been a candy and cigarette girl, she’s worked in social services providing housing opportunities for unhoused folks. Back in the 90s, she once understudied as Bobby Brady in a notorious live show directed by Jill Soloway. And these days, she sits bedside…

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Transcript: Making Death Plans, Petting Bunnies

Episode 03 Making Death Plans, Petting Bunnies Posted November 7, 2019 Suzie 0:00 This is And The Next Thing You Know, it’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman. My guest today is the multi-talented Nannette Mickle. Nannette’s work life is a surprising and diverse series…

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All At Once, All At Once

Today I’m talking with my guest, Keith, about a time in his life not so long ago, when shit went totally off the rails. He had a psychotic break and a set of experiences that blew up his marriage, his relationship with his kid, his job. Basically, nothing’s the same for him since that experience….

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Transcript: All At Once, All At Once

Episode 02: All At Once, All At Once Posted October 15, 2019 Suzie Sherman 0:00 This is And The Next Thing You Know, it’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman. Today I’m talking with my guest, Keith, about a time in his life not so…

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Paragons of Nothing!

Welcome to the first episode of the podcast! I’m really excited to share these stories with you about how our missteps and disappointments and serendipity lead us smack-dab into our life plans. Today, I’m talking with my guest Becca about creative actualization: how our drives for self expression and creativity get derailed whether by internal…

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Transcript: Paragons of Nothing!

Episode 01: Paragons of Nothing! Posted September 12, 2019 Suzie Sherman 0:00 This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman, I want to welcome you to this first episode of the podcast, I’m really excited to share these…

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And The Next Thing You Know…The Trailer

And The Next Thing You Know is a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. No matter how hard we cling to our plans for college and career and relationships and creative goals, it’s actually the disruptions in our lives, the wrenches and the tangents, that throw us in a…

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Transcript: And The Next Thing You Know…The Trailer

Episode 00: The Trailer Posted September 3, 2019 Suzie Sherman 0:00 This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman, and through a series of missteps and mistakes and disappointments, and serendipity, and beautiful surrender to the flow of…

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