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Dec 31, 2020

Kenya Templeton performs! We sat masked in Adirondack chairs on her front walkway and she’d occasionally break into song. She talked about meeting her idol Al Jarreau and bursting into tears. Then I asked her what song she would sing for her own funeral and the hairs on my arms stood up. Wow. What a moment.

Dec 24, 2020

Jade Kurian is a rich woman. I don’t mean she’s sitting on a golden throne draped in jewels - although I can completely see her dressed as a rich goddess! Ha! That makes me kinda laugh. Jade began life anything but rich, living in a house by a river in southern India that had no indoor toilet and teamed with...

Dec 17, 2020

Ethel Smith, scholar and professor of literature, schools Stuart on what it was like to go to school without textbooks, teach kids great literature with the N-word, and why she thinks her son’s students are way too pampered. This podcast drops the week the New York Times treats her son’s school pretty harshly.

Dec 10, 2020

“Dixie" got revenge. Her crime was brutal. But it made perfect sense. The dude beat her friend so badly she miscarried. Then he threw her out. Dixie was outraged for her. So she recruited her boyfriend to beat the man senseless. Then her boyfriend cut him. The street justice got her seven years in prison. The...

Dec 3, 2020

This week’s ManListening episode is a special sneak peek (or early free listen) to Stuart’s audiobook version of his memoir: WHAT SHE SAID & WHAT I HEARD: HOW ONE MAN SHUT UP 🤐 AND STARTED LISTENING 👂!

Can you take a wild guess who narrates? No! Not Matthew McConaughey!

Audiobook available everywhere later this...