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Dan Savage

Dan's the editor of the weekly newspaper The Stranger, host of the Savage Love Podcast and author. One of his most memorable stories was filmed for our live cinema event and put into episode 379.
  • Our Man Of Perpetual Sorrow.

    379: Return To The Scene Of The Crime 05.01.2009

    Dan Savage points a finger at the Catholic Church for being the kind of criminal organization ...DeathLive PerformanceReligion

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  • Use Your Words.

    341: How to Talk to Kids 10.05.2007

    TAL contributor Dan Savage makes the case for yelling at children. He also reflects on how his ...Parenting

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  • My Other Dog's A German Shepherd.

    328: What I Learned from Television 03.16.2007

    Regular This American Life contributor Dan Savage, a syndicated sex columnist with possibly the ...FathersParentingPolice

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  • Promise Keeper Cat.

    316: The Cat Came Back 08.18.2006

    Dan Savage made a pledge over a decade ago that he hoped would just vanish. But it somehow ...CancerHealth Care/Medicine

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  • And Daddy Makes Three.

    293: A Little Bit of Knowledge 07.22.2005

    Six-year-old DJ has two dads, Dan Savage and Terry Miller. DJ is being raised by two gay men, ...ChildrenParentsSexuality

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  • Case Four. Runaway Mom.

    183: The Missing Parents Bureau 04.20.2001

    In Seattle, Dan Savage and his boyfriend adopted a son, DJ. It was an open adoption, so the ...AdoptionChildrenFamily

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  • Kiss And Tell.

    139: Ghosts of Elections Past 09.03.1999

    A Walter Mondale-voting, gay-rights-supporting unrepentant liberal signs up as a Republican ...GovernmentPoliticsSexuality

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  • Advise And Consent.

    129: Advice 05.14.1999

    Host Ira Glass talks with his mom—a clinical psychologist—about why people seem to rarely take ...FunnyJournalismLive Performance

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  • But Baby It's Cold Outside.

    113: Windfall 10.16.1998

    Seattle writer Dan Savage on how a windfall check he got in the mail is hurting his family life. ...FamilyPersonal Finance

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  • Bond, Dammit, Bond.

    106: Father's Day '98 06.19.1998

    Another case study of a dad who's waiting to feel closer to his kid. Writer Dan Savage writes ...ChildrenFathers

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  • Love And Happiness.

    95: Monogamy 03.06.1998

    Writer and nationally syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage explains what actually happens in ...RomanceSexuality

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  • Mama, Can You Hear Me?

    92: Leave the Mask On 02.06.1998

    In which Dan Savage, who makes his living writing a nationally syndicated sex advice column, ...FamilyFunnySexuality

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  • The Other Love That Dares Not Speak Its Name.

    46: Sissies 12.13.1996

    Seattle writer and syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage, on how there's a stigma against sissies ...ChildhoodRomanceSexuality

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  • Act Two.

    32: Republican Convention 08.16.1996

    Sex advice columnist Dan Savage tells the odd story of how he became a Republican state ...GovernmentJournalismPolitics

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