late stage capitalism

The Real Drug Was Checking Out.

In this episode, I talk to my guest, Cisco, about how being sober isn’t just about not drinking booze. Cisco’s exploration of sobriety is no less than a spiritual quest, and it’s a daily examination of how he can be of better service not just to himself, but to the people in his life. We…

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Transcript: The Real Drug Was Checking Out.

Suzie Sherman: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, coming to you unironically from week 21 of the COVID era. It probably can’t be stated too strongly that I didn’t anticipate we’d all be sheltered at home during…

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Panic in a Grocery Store Parking Lot

In this episode:    Me, freaking out in a parking lot. About COVID-19, naturally. Intro, and me reading reflections from other folks.  Voice recordings from even more folks. Outro, links, resources. Summary:  I can’t imagine business as usual right now at a podcast about how our lives can change on a dime. So I reached out…

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Transcript: Panic in a Grocery Store Parking Lot

Suzie Sherman (On location, from my car.) Hello, hello. Festering cesspool. Okay, so I’m sitting, I’m sitting in the parking lot of a well known natural food grocery chain, which under normal circumstances I don’t even like shopping at, because I don’t want to give money to their fucking awful parent company. But here I…

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Transcript: There’s Blood In My Stool.

Episode 04 There’s Blood In My Stool. Posted November 27, 2019 Suzie ShermanThis 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’ve been struggling with how to introduce this conversation that I had with my niece, Jenessa Schwartz, about…

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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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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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