Ann Friedman on Everything from Shine Theory to Kim Kardashian

33 min
Photo: Emmanuel Hapsis and The Dreslyn

Freelancing maestro Ann Friedman weighs in on Hillary Clinton, feminism, and Rihanna on yachts. Also, she takes a Kardashians quiz because why not.

This week, we're joined by Ann Friedman, whose name might sound familiar because she does approximately 1,001 things, like her New York Magazine column, her freelance work for publications like The New Yorker and The New York Times, her weekly newsletter, her pie charts and her hugely successful podcast Call Your Girlfriend.

On this episode, we asked Ann to preach the Shine Theory gospel and our hands involuntarily shot up in praise:

http://nymag.com/thecut/2013/05/shine-theory-how-to-stop-female-competition.html

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We talked about how Hillary Clinton's popularity is tied to whether she's seeking a position of power at the time or not:

http://nymag.com/thecut/2012/12/hillary-clinton-catch-22.html

We unfairly put Ann on the spot with a quiz about all things Kardashian:


And we capped things off with a song of Ann's choice: Rihanna's "Work":

Bonus treat: If you're curious to hear our episode with Ann's bestie, Aminatou Sow, this is for you!


P.S. #RihannaOnYacht

rihanna on yacht

Until next week!

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