Taffy Brodesser-Akner

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I n the novel “Fleishman is in Trouble,” Toby Fleishman is a recently divorced doctor in his 40s, doing his best to start dating again in the Tinder-era.

'Fleishman is in Trouble:' a novel about marriage, divorce, and gender equality

I n the novel “Fleishman is in Trouble,” Toby Fleishman is a recently divorced doctor in his 40s, doing his best to start dating again in the Tinder-era.

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP is the place millions go to for beauty products, crystals, tinctures, and other assorted wellness items.

Gwyneth Paltrow turned wellness into a business and reinvented herself in the process

Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP is the place millions go to for beauty products, crystals, tinctures, and other assorted wellness items.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

What happens when young Jews try to leave their ultra-Orthodox community? They’ve spent their entire lives living in a separate reality, and in some cases, not even learning English.

Breaking away from ultra-Orthodox Judaism

What happens when young Jews try to leave their ultra-Orthodox community? They’ve spent their entire lives living in a separate reality, and in some cases, not even learning English.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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