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Otherppl with Brad Listi

Otherppl with Brad Listi is a weekly literary podcast featuring in-depth conversations with today's leading writers.    Books, literature, writing, authors, screenwriters, art, life, conversation.    PRAISE FOR THE OTHERPPL PODCAST:   “…[an] excellent literary podcast." -The Paris Review    “Fabulously smart.” -The Rumpus   “…fun, quirky, in-depth…” -NPR   “The perfect way to get the story behind your stories.” -Buzzfeed   “…the preplanned responses of NPR personalities sound somewhat counterfeit when stacked against the largely, if not completely, unscripted monologues that open rawer podcasts, such as Marc Maron’s ‘WTF’ and Brad Listi’s literary ‘Otherppl’ podcast. Mr. Listi, for instance, frequently allows for lengthy pauses in between sentences that convey, without stage directions, the process of someone thinking aloud.” -New York Times   “Good from the word ‘go.’…funny, pointed, thought-provoking. If there’s any justice in the world, this will become huge.” -McSweeney's    “Always engaging and often revelatory…one more cog in a burgeoning literary media empire.” -Filmmaker Magazine   “Listi’s interviews are somehow both more relaxed and more personal than the typical author conversation.” -The Millions   “In a world full of distractions — where almost everything I encounter is practically begging me not to write — Brad Listi’s podcast has made me hit the pause button on my iTunes, blow off social obligations, and sit my ass down in a chair and write. The show is funny, insightful, entertaining, affirming, and, more than anything — inspiring. It’s easily one of the best podcasts on the web.” -Electric Literature   “What’s awesome here is the personal questions, the open quality of the interviews…Listi is a damn good interviewer with an ability to discuss just about anything. His discussions of religion in particular make for an awesomely intimate environment that many other interview podcasts just don’t have.” -Book Riot   “The writers and book-relevant folks [Listi has] chosen to feature range from the up-and-coming to well-established. Indie presses and their authors are abundant, so it’s a great spot to hear about off-the-radar talent. I feel like I’ve gone into some of the episodes barely knowing a name, and I come out with a better understanding of the creative life and, usually, a new book on my to-read list.” -Bustle   ***    @otherppl   Instagram   Support the show on Patreon   Proud Bookshop affiliate. Buy books here!


774. Kathryn Miles 81:13 05/25/2022
773. Mary Laura Philpott 90:53 05/18/2022
772. Brad Listi 85:50 05/11/2022
771. Darrel Alejandro Holnes 73:50 05/08/2022
770. Steve Almond 78:48 05/04/2022
769. Caren Beilin 84:33 04/27/2022
Be Brief and Tell Them Everything - Sneak Preview 19:35 04/24/2022
768. Zac Smith 78:59 04/20/2022
767. Julia May Jonas 79:01 04/13/2022
766. Anakana Schofield 82:41 04/06/2022
765. Kate Folk 88:06 03/30/2022
764. Mike Meginnis 86:09 03/23/2022
763. Remembering Eve Babitz, with Lili Anolik 116:52 03/16/2022
762. John Keene 81:54 03/09/2022
761. Cara Blue Adams 102:04 03/02/2022
760. Lan Samantha Chang 70:46 02/23/2022
759. Sheila Heti 71:07 02/16/2022
758. Antoine Wilson 88:27 02/09/2022
From Well-Read Black Girl: Anita Hill on Advocacy and Writing 07:15 02/08/2022
757. Debbie Millman 88:26 02/02/2022
756. Rachel Krantz 112:02 01/26/2022
755. Emmelie Prophète 77:24 01/23/2022
754. Jami Attenberg 86:30 01/19/2022
753. Claire Messud 96:43 01/12/2022
752. Lejla Kalamujic 87:21 01/09/2022
751. Lou Mathews 118:36 01/05/2022
2021 Holiday Spectacular!! 44:59 12/24/2021
750. Stacy D. Flood 66:39 12/22/2021
749. Megan Milks 77:31 12/19/2021
748. Robin McLean 126:43 12/15/2021