Strong Feelings

Strong Feelings

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Best friends and business partners Katel and Sara let it all out in a weekly show about work, friendship, and feminism.
Body Politics with Cora Harrington
Jan 17 • 51 min
Cora Harrington loves lingerie—and the complex feminist questions surrounding it. On today’s show, the founder of The Lingerie Addict talks about building a business out of a lingerie blog, questioning norms about gender and bodies, and why a $20 bra…
That’s Enough with Heather Havrilesky
Jan 10 • 55 min
Writer and cultural critic Heather Havrilesky joins us for a look at all the ways our culture tells us we’re not “enough”—and what we can do about it in 2019.
Welcome to Strong Feelings
Dec 13, 2018 • 2 min
Sara and Katel open up about what you’ll hear on the new season of Strong Feelings—a weekly dose of intimate realtalk about work, friendship, and feminism with the best friends you didn’t know you were missing. New episodes start on January 10!
Katel & Sara Have Strong Feelings
Dec 11, 2018 • 39 min
That’s it: it’s our season finale—and our last episode of No You Go, ever. Really. But don’t worry, we’re not quitting the podcast game. We’re coming back January 10—with a new name that, well, we’re really feelin’. In this episode: we ask each other…
New Erotica for Feminists with Brooke Preston, Carrie Wittmer, and Fiona Taylor
Dec 4, 2018 • 46 min
What if Tom Hardy drove up to your house to deliver loads of LaCroix and cash? That’s the premise of just one of the stories in New Erotica for Feminists, a book of “satirical fantasies of love, lust, and equal pay.” And we were lucky enough to talk to…
Unbothered with Laura Kalbag
Nov 27, 2018 • 51 min
Writing a book is hard. Writing a book as a woman in tech is even harder. So what happens when some mansplainer comes along to rain on your well-earned parade? Laura Kalbag tells us about how she found the courage to write, why listening to women reminds…
Radical Filmmaking with Emily Best
Nov 20, 2018 • 46 min
Do you feel like you see yourself and your friendships reflected in most TVs or movies? We sure don’t. Emily Best tells us why we won’t get more diverse representations of women on screen unless we change the way films and shows are funded and…
Headed to Congress with Jenn Taylor-Skinner
Nov 13, 2018 • 38 min
The midterms are over (though the recounts and runoffs may not be). So we make sense of what happened—and what’s next—with Jenn Taylor-Skinner, the host of our fave new feminist political podcast, The Electorette. Jenn tells us all about why she’s feeling…
How to Be Successful with Sarah Cooper
Oct 30, 2018 • 56 min
How do you decide when to take a huge leap in your career? What happens when your therapist thinks leaving your cushy tech job is a terrible idea—but you do it anyway? Googler-turned-comedian Sarah Cooper joins us to talk about writing satire, redefining…
On a Journey to Happiness with Keah Brown
Oct 23, 2018 • 45 min
It’s a rough year after a rough year after…a rough year. Writer, journalist, and #disabledandcute creator Keah Brown reminds us to celebrate our wins and find joy anyway.
Pleasure is Virtuous with Sonalee Rashatwar
Oct 16, 2018 • 41 min
Body-positivity sure seems popular right now—but that conversation is often limited to celebrating slightly larger bodies and slightly broader sizing options. Our guest today challenges those ideas—ands helps us understand what real liberation would look…
I Make Things Change with Cindy Gallop
Oct 9, 2018 • 40 min
Today’s interview might not be safe for work—but Cindy Gallop thinks it should be. She joins us to talk about why we all need to be a lot better at talking about sex, what it’s like to found and scale a sex tech company, and why working for yourself is…
Getting Personal with Nicole Chung
Oct 2, 2018 • 55 min
What do you share with the world—and what do you hold back? How do you talk about family secrets or childhood trauma with strangers? And what happens when you bring more of your most personal experiences to your work? This week, we go deep on the power of…
Business Breakups with Bonnie Bogle
Sep 25, 2018 • 44 min
Breaking up is hard to do—whether you’re ending a business relationship or a marriage. Bonnie Bogle’s done both, and she’s here to tell us about the good, the bad, and the it’s-just-plain-complicated. Bonnie cofounded Mapbox, one of the largest providers…
Period Power with Nadya Okamoto
Sep 17, 2018 • 41 min
Welcome to the periodcast! Yep, today’s show is all about menstruation—the good, the bad, and the get me a frickin’ heating pad already. So grab your period product of choice, and join us as we get comfortable talking about the politics of periods, what…
Show Me the Data with Tracy Chou
Sep 11, 2018 • 50 min
We’ve all heard companies talk big about how they value diversity. But many still aren’t willing to quantify how they’re doing: who works there? Who’s getting hired and promoted? Are people being paid equitably? On today’s show, we talk about diversity,…
The Ambition Decisions with Hana Schank and Elizabeth Wallace
Aug 28, 2018 • 47 min
Do you ever feel like you’re facing impossible choices—tradeoffs between family and work, between money and passion, between pushing for a promotion and just wanting to take a damn nap? Well, our guests today have been there. And not only that, they’ve…
Many Ways of Living and Loving with Ada Powers
Aug 21, 2018 • 59 min
Today’s episode is all about showing up as your most authentic self at work—and about finding a space where you’re supported and respected to do that. It’s also about the challenges of taking risks, the joys of personal growth… and skydiving. Our guest…
Clean Person, Dirty Mind with Jolie Kerr
Aug 14, 2018 • 46 min
Welcome to Season 3, friends! We’re so hyped to get back into the game with Jolie Kerr, a podcaster, writer, and New York Times bestselling author who’s here to help us all be a little less gross. Jolie is best known as the expert at “Ask A Clean Person,”…
Bonus: NYG Live from Vancouver, BC!
Aug 7, 2018 • 55 min
Yep, we’ve gone international! Our very first live show was a variety hour featuring Katel & Sara at Vancouver’s Design & Content Conference. So listen up if you want to hear about peeing in a jumpsuit, emailing with Christina Aguilera’s mom, editing…
Welcome to Season 3: Finding a Reason to Say “F*** Yeah!”
Aug 2, 2018 • 2 min
Welcome to Season 3 of No, You Go—a weekly show about ambition, friendship, feminism…and always finding something to say fuck yeah about. Starting August 14, we’ll be back and better than ever, talking to some of our favorite activists, authors,…
The System is Rigged with Nicole Sanchez
Jun 26, 2018 • 58 min
And that’s a wrap on Season 2! What better way to head into a summer break than with Nicole Sanchez, one of the smartest, sharpest, most trusted voices on building diverse and inclusive workplaces? We talk with the founder of Vaya Consulting and lecturer…
Too PG for Jeopardy with Lilly Chin
Jun 19, 2018 • 41 min
When Lilly Chin knew she couldn’t lose during Final Jeopardy, she decided to give a joke answer: “Who is the Spiciest Memelord?” But that joke became a meme itself—turning Lilly into not just the College Jeopardy champion, but an internet sensation.…
Skip the Stepping Stones with Saron Yitbarek
Jun 12, 2018 • 52 min
Starting something new can feel super overwhelming…and kind of terrifying. The good news? A lot of us feel this way—no, really, that’s the good news! That, and we’re all in this together. On this week’s show, we talk with Saron Yitbarek about how she…
Quiet Leadership with Rachel Robertson
Jun 5, 2018 • 49 min
Introvert, extrovert, ambivert: how real are these labels? And how can we use them to do a better job of making space for more types of people—without pigeonholing anyone? We’re joined this week by Rachel Robertson, a designer and UX lead at Shopify. We…
Know Your Numbers with Shannah Compton Game
May 29, 2018 • 1 min
Savings, budgets, retirement. Oh my. No matter how on top of our lives we feel, talking about money still makes us squirm. And…well, we’re tired of it. Today on NYG, we talk about where those financial fears come from—and what we’re doing to get over…
We Think We Know What We Need with Dr. Allison Chabot
May 22, 2018 • 58 min
Today’s topic is…therapy! If that makes you a little bit nervous, you’re not alone: lots of us feel a bit scared to talk about our mental health—much less make an appointment to get help. Plus, navigating the mental health system can be challenging: How…
Supporting Others with Sarah Drasner
May 8, 2018 • 56 min
This week, we get down to the business of being a badass woman in tech with Sarah Drasner, an engineer, author, award-winning speaker, and renowned expert on web animation. We hear about mentorship, using your profile to help others be seen, building a…
Doing it Right with Adda Birnir
May 1, 2018 • 48 min
In S2E3, we fall hard for Adda Birnir, founder and CEO of Skillcrush—the online coding school with a heart. While coding bootcamp programs tend to talk about turning students into rockstar programmer gods, Skillcrush focuses on using tech to build a…
I Gotta Make Art with Carmen Maria Machado
Apr 24, 2018 • 52 min
It’s not every day we chat with someone the New York Times has listed as part of “the new vanguard” in fiction. But today’s our day: Carmen Maria Machado is live on NYG! We sit down with the badass author, National Book Award finalist, and fellow Philly…
Defining Ambition with Neha Gandhi
Apr 17, 2018 • 56 min
Welcome back! We’re pumped to have you here for Season 2. Here to kick us off is Neha Gandhi, the COO and editor-in-chief of Girlboss, a new publication “for women redefining success on their own terms.” Sounds about right to us. Neha told us all about…
Welcome to Season 2: Living our best feminist lives at work
Apr 5, 2018 • 3 min
Welcome to Season 2 of No, You Go—a weekly podcast all about building satisfying careers and businesses, getting free of toxic bullshit, and figuring out how to live our best feminist lives at work. New episodes start April 17. Here’s a sneak peek of…
Introducing: I Love That
Mar 28, 2018 • 0 min
Hey listeners! We’re taking a tiny break while we get Season 2 rolling—launching April 17!—but we wanted to make sure you heard about the latest addition to the NYG family: I Love That, our biweekly newsletter of all the stuff we can’t stop thinking…
All In with Leah Culver
Mar 20, 2018 • 59 min
We made it to Episode 10, y’all! That’s a wrap on Season 1! Who better to close out our first season than an engineer, entrepreneur, and general superstar we’ve loved for, like, a full decade? Yep, our guest today is Leah Culver, the co-founder and CTO of…
Show Up and Be Real with Stevie Thuy Anh Nguyen
Mar 13, 2018 • 59 min
In Episode 9, we talk inclusion riders, the importance of pronouns, and how all of us can better support folks from marginalized communities. If there’s one thing we’re sure of, it’s that we’ve got to stick together—and that means supporting and centering…
Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable with Erika Hall
Mar 6, 2018 • 55 min
Let’s be real: writing is hard. We’ve written and rewritten this intro seven times. Taking on any new challenge or project that requires deep thought, passion, and creativity, can push us outside of our comfort zones. It can make us feel anxious about…
Be Your Full Amazing Self with Sydette Harry
Feb 27, 2018 • 46 min
Have a love-hate relationship with social media? So do we. In Episode 7, we explore the joys and perils of visibility, and talk with Sydette Harry, an expert in online communities. Trolls, randos, and straight-up neo-Nazis: being a woman online can be…
Badass Women in Your Corner: The NYG Trailer
Feb 26, 2018 • 2 min
This is No, You Go—a new podcast all about being ambitious, building a career that won’t make you miserable, and finding friends who’ll high-five you along the way. Each episode, we talk about what it’s really like out there: managing jobs and bosses,…
How to Draw a Scientist with Allison Crimmins
Feb 20, 2018 • 50 min
It’s no secret that 2017 was a trash year, and 2018 hasn’t been…easy. But somehow, we’re still here, making it work—and even finding inspiration, joy, and success. We want to talk about how we’re coping during even the most trying political and cultural…
You Should Run with Elizabeth Fiedler
Feb 13, 2018 • 57 min
On Episode 5, we cure our political fatigue with an interview with Elizabeth Fiedler, a progressive Democrat running for a seat in the PA House. We also chat about wage equity laws, salary negotiations, and why you—yes, you—should run for office. If…
Frands Forever with Alisha Ramos
Feb 6, 2018 • 39 min
HI FRANDS. We’re all BFFs now, right?…Right? In this episode, we talk about how we make new friends as busy adults, how we sustain relationships beyond grabbing lunch or drinks, and how we build the kinds of communities that give us LIFE. We’re also…
Cool Adults with Sara Chipps
Jan 30, 2018 • 34 min
Today’s show is all about getting started: taking the steps to turn new ideas into living, breathing (and sometimes even money-making) projects. Our guest this week is the totally rad Sara Chipps—the co-founder of Girl Develop It, and now the CEO of…
Pocket Rabbits with Eileen Webb
Jan 19, 2018 • 47 min
We made it to Episode 2—and hey, so did you! High five! This week, we’re all about TIME: how we make it, how we use it, and how we think about it. We’re also joined by our very first guest, Eileen Webb, who straight-up blew our minds with her take on…
Fancy, via South Philadelphia (Bonus!)
Jan 19, 2018 • 26 min
Hey look, it’s a bonus-ode! We sent our demo to a bunch of friends, and they sent us back, like, a zillion questions. So we thought we’d answer a few on air—and then ask you a question of our own. Does it alienate potential clients if I’m tweeting a lot…
Unapologetic Women
Jan 17, 2018 • 56 min
It’s the very first episode of No, You Go! Jenn, Katel, and Sara get together to talk about the itch to get out of a professional rut and start something new—whether that’s changing jobs, launching a company, building a side gig, or maybe…