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I love to talk, debate, and philosophize about a lot of stuff. I also love listening to people discuss what they're passionate about. This podcast is the perfect mixture of both. I am lucky to have accomplished friends with informed, diverse, and interesting perspectives on topics ranging from Iowa football to crisis communications to 18th-century music. So I plan to have all of them on -- to talk, to listen, to debate, and to engage. And who knows, maybe I'll even learn something along the way. Join me, won't you? #hottakeswelcome.Read more »
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#017: The Fault In Our Podcasts
Taylor Martindale Kean is a literary agent with Full Circle Literary in San Diego, CA. She and I went to undergrad together at the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and after graduation she moved back out to the Golden State to pursue a career in the book business. We discuss her job as an agent, what it’s like dealing with writers as clients, some of the ins and outs of her profession, a philosophical conversation on good writing vs. commercially popular writing, and, of course, "Gossip Girl" -- before it was a TV show.Aisha Saeed, Taylor's client, is a young-adult fiction writer whose latest book, "Amal Unbound," just hit the New York Times's bestseller list for children's fiction. Read more »