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Interviews with writers, journalists, filmmakers, and podcasters about how they do their work. Hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff.


Episode 323: Allison P. Davis

Allison P. Davis is a staff writer at The Cut and New York.

“I have no real advice other than don’t fuck it up and be afraid all the time. That’s the key to success. Don’t fuck it up. Be a little bit anxious all the time.”

Thanks to MailChimp, Skagen, Aspen Ideas To Go, and Pitt Writers for sponsoring this week's episode.

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  • Davis's archive at New York Mag
  • [0:35] "Lena Dunham Comes to Terms with Herself" (The Cut • Nov 2018)
  • [0:40] "Cardi B Was Made to Be Famous" (The Cut • Nov 2017)
  • [0:50] Longform's Best of 2018 List
  • [5:40] "Teen Mom Maci Bookout: In Her Own Words" (Teen Vogue • Nov 2010)
  • [12:40] Davis's archive at Elle
  • [16:40] "5 Reasons Why Hometown Tinder is The Worst Tinder" (GQ • Nov 2015)
  • [18:05] "Gigi Hadid Is Now on the Cover of CR Fashion Book" (The Cut • Feb 2014)
  • [20:50] Davis's archive at The Ringer
  • [22:55] "Lainey Is Yours in Gossip" (The Ringer • Oct 2016)
  • [28:10] "97 Minutes With John David Washington" (Vulture • Aug 2018)
  • [28:15] "Tessa Thompson Knows People Can’t Stop Thinking About Her" (The Cut • Aug 2018)
  • [35:45] "My Date with Noah Centineo" (The Cut • Sep 2018)
  • [37:10] "Michael B. Jordan Will Be King" (GQ • Nov 2018)
  • [57:45] "You Know He Got That Big Dick Energy" (The Cut • Jun 2018)
  • [58:30] "Are We Ready for Robot Sex? " (The Cut • May 2018)
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