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By The Book

Stitcher & Jolenta Greenberg, Kristen Meinzer

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By The Book
By The Book

By The Book

Stitcher & Jolenta Greenberg, Kristen Meinzer

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Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and culture critic Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.

Latest Episodes

Bonus Episode: Transformations w/ Elna Baker

EKristen & Jolenta are joined by storyteller, comedian, and This American Life producer Elna Baker for their live show in Brooklyn. The ladies chat with Elna about why she read 75 self-help books in 3 years, why losing weight wasn’t the transformation she was expecting it to be, and what her first sexual experiments were like after leaving Mormonism. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this week's sponsors: Hallmark, the biggest selection of greeting cards. Vis...

31 MIN1 w ago
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Bonus Episode: Transformations w/ Elna Baker

Bonus Episode: Speaking Out & Giving Advice w/ E. Jean Carroll

EKristen & Jolenta are joined by advice columnist and journalist E. Jean Carroll for a spirited conversation about her new book What Do We Need Men For: A Modest Proposal. Plus, E. Jean answers listener questions about dating, workplace culture, and why road trips are the best way to find out who you are. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to ...

32 MIN3 w ago
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Bonus Episode: Speaking Out & Giving Advice w/ E. Jean Carroll

Bonus Episode: Reading & Self-Care w/ LeVar Burton

EKristen & Jolenta welcome actor and activist LeVar Burton (LeVar Burton Reads, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek: The Next Generation) for a conversation about reading, representation and self-care. Plus, LeVar shares what kind of self-help book he’d write! You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-th...

32 MINOCT 31
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Bonus Episode: Reading & Self-Care w/ LeVar Burton

Bonus Episode: Nora Tells All

EKristen and Jolenta's producer Nora answers listener questions! Is she a self-help believer or a skeptic? How did she become a producer? What was she like in high school? Plus, Nora shares a vocal treat with the ladies. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this ...

35 MINOCT 17
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Bonus Episode: Nora Tells All

Introducing: The Next Big Idea

EIdeas are coming at you every day from all directions. How can you process it all? Kristen and Jolenta pop in to share the new podcastThe Next Big Idea. Host Rufus Griscom and legendary thought leaders Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, Dan Pink, and Susan Cain, will be your personal “idea” curators. Open your mind and get ready for something big, because the right idea--at the right moment--has the power to transform your life. Listen now athttp://wondery.fm/TNBIByTheBook

8 MINOCT 15
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Introducing: The Next Big Idea

Bonus Episode: America's Favorite Husbands Tell All

EDean and Brad join Kristen and Jolenta in the studio to answer listener questions and dish on life as America's favorite husbands. How has being on the podcast changed their marriages? Is there a book the husbands want Kristen and Jolenta to live by? Plus, a furry friend makes an appearance! You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: ...

40 MINOCT 3
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Bonus Episode: America's Favorite Husbands Tell All

Bonus Episode: Ask Us Anything

EThe ladies answer questions from listeners! What celebrity do they wish would write a self-help book? Who would they cast for the 2019 version of Golden Girls? What’s the most woo-woo thing Kristen believes in? Plus, Kristen and Jolenta share what they were like in high school. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this week's sponsors: LÄRABAR, food made from food. Better Help, online counseling that is accessible, affordable and convenient. Go to betterhelp.c...

35 MINSEP 19
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Bonus Episode: Ask Us Anything

Bonus Episode: Season Five Wrap-Up

EKristen and Jolenta recap the latest season! What stuck since living by the books of Season 5? What was pure torture? For tickets to By the Book LIVE! on September 6th at the Bell House in Brooklyn: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/by-the-book-live-tickets-61456233248 You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To start listening to the Stitcher Premium season By the Book: Authors Tell All, head to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code BOOK for a free month trial. To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this we...

45 MINSEP 5
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Bonus Episode: Season Five Wrap-Up

Epilogue: So You Want to Start a Podcast

EKristen and Jolenta recap living by Kristen’s new book So You Want to Start A Podcast: Finding Your Voice, Telling Your Story, and Building a Community That Will Listen. Plus, Kristen announces a new social media contest, and what you can expect to hear from By the Book while the ladies take a much-needed summer break. For tickets to By the Book LIVE! on September 6th at the Bell House in Brooklyn: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/by-the-book-live-tickets-61456233248 You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To start listening to the Stitcher Premium season By the Book: Authors Tell All,...

32 MINAUG 22
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Epilogue: So You Want to Start a Podcast

Introducing: We Love You (And So Can You)

EKristen and Jolenta pop in with a trailer of their new spin-off show We Love You (And So Can You). Plus, don't forget to grab your tickets to By the Book LIVE! at the Bell House in Brooklyn on Friday, September 6th. Buy your tickets here. We Love You (And So Can You) is part reality show, part self-love school, and the best makeover show in the podcast universe. Kristen and Jolenta draw on what they've learned from living by over 50 self-help books to help a guest looking to makeover part of their life. The goal: for the guest to find the outstanding person who was there all along, and learn to love themselves more. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

2 MINAUG 20
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Introducing: We Love You (And So Can You)

Latest Episodes

Bonus Episode: Transformations w/ Elna Baker

EKristen & Jolenta are joined by storyteller, comedian, and This American Life producer Elna Baker for their live show in Brooklyn. The ladies chat with Elna about why she read 75 self-help books in 3 years, why losing weight wasn’t the transformation she was expecting it to be, and what her first sexual experiments were like after leaving Mormonism. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this week's sponsors: Hallmark, the biggest selection of greeting cards. Vis...

31 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Bonus Episode: Transformations w/ Elna Baker

Bonus Episode: Speaking Out & Giving Advice w/ E. Jean Carroll

EKristen & Jolenta are joined by advice columnist and journalist E. Jean Carroll for a spirited conversation about her new book What Do We Need Men For: A Modest Proposal. Plus, E. Jean answers listener questions about dating, workplace culture, and why road trips are the best way to find out who you are. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to ...

32 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Bonus Episode: Speaking Out & Giving Advice w/ E. Jean Carroll

Bonus Episode: Reading & Self-Care w/ LeVar Burton

EKristen & Jolenta welcome actor and activist LeVar Burton (LeVar Burton Reads, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek: The Next Generation) for a conversation about reading, representation and self-care. Plus, LeVar shares what kind of self-help book he’d write! You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-th...

32 MINOCT 31
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Bonus Episode: Reading & Self-Care w/ LeVar Burton

Bonus Episode: Nora Tells All

EKristen and Jolenta's producer Nora answers listener questions! Is she a self-help believer or a skeptic? How did she become a producer? What was she like in high school? Plus, Nora shares a vocal treat with the ladies. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this ...

35 MINOCT 17
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Bonus Episode: Nora Tells All

Introducing: The Next Big Idea

EIdeas are coming at you every day from all directions. How can you process it all? Kristen and Jolenta pop in to share the new podcastThe Next Big Idea. Host Rufus Griscom and legendary thought leaders Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, Dan Pink, and Susan Cain, will be your personal “idea” curators. Open your mind and get ready for something big, because the right idea--at the right moment--has the power to transform your life. Listen now athttp://wondery.fm/TNBIByTheBook

8 MINOCT 15
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Introducing: The Next Big Idea

Bonus Episode: America's Favorite Husbands Tell All

EDean and Brad join Kristen and Jolenta in the studio to answer listener questions and dish on life as America's favorite husbands. How has being on the podcast changed their marriages? Is there a book the husbands want Kristen and Jolenta to live by? Plus, a furry friend makes an appearance! You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 Want to see Kristen explain the art of podcasting in person? She'll be at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday, November 14 at 7pm. https://www.92y.org/event/so-you-want-to-start-a-podcast [92y.org] To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: ...

40 MINOCT 3
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Bonus Episode: America's Favorite Husbands Tell All

Bonus Episode: Ask Us Anything

EThe ladies answer questions from listeners! What celebrity do they wish would write a self-help book? Who would they cast for the 2019 version of Golden Girls? What’s the most woo-woo thing Kristen believes in? Plus, Kristen and Jolenta share what they were like in high school. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this week's sponsors: LÄRABAR, food made from food. Better Help, online counseling that is accessible, affordable and convenient. Go to betterhelp.c...

35 MINSEP 19
Comments
Bonus Episode: Ask Us Anything

Bonus Episode: Season Five Wrap-Up

EKristen and Jolenta recap the latest season! What stuck since living by the books of Season 5? What was pure torture? For tickets to By the Book LIVE! on September 6th at the Bell House in Brooklyn: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/by-the-book-live-tickets-61456233248 You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To start listening to the Stitcher Premium season By the Book: Authors Tell All, head to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code BOOK for a free month trial. To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book And a big thanks to this we...

45 MINSEP 5
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Bonus Episode: Season Five Wrap-Up

Epilogue: So You Want to Start a Podcast

EKristen and Jolenta recap living by Kristen’s new book So You Want to Start A Podcast: Finding Your Voice, Telling Your Story, and Building a Community That Will Listen. Plus, Kristen announces a new social media contest, and what you can expect to hear from By the Book while the ladies take a much-needed summer break. For tickets to By the Book LIVE! on September 6th at the Bell House in Brooklyn: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/by-the-book-live-tickets-61456233248 You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To start listening to the Stitcher Premium season By the Book: Authors Tell All,...

32 MINAUG 22
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Epilogue: So You Want to Start a Podcast

Introducing: We Love You (And So Can You)

EKristen and Jolenta pop in with a trailer of their new spin-off show We Love You (And So Can You). Plus, don't forget to grab your tickets to By the Book LIVE! at the Bell House in Brooklyn on Friday, September 6th. Buy your tickets here. We Love You (And So Can You) is part reality show, part self-love school, and the best makeover show in the podcast universe. Kristen and Jolenta draw on what they've learned from living by over 50 self-help books to help a guest looking to makeover part of their life. The goal: for the guest to find the outstanding person who was there all along, and learn to love themselves more. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

2 MINAUG 20
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Introducing: We Love You (And So Can You)
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