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David Plotz speaks with Jeff Ennis, a flight paramedic out of North Carolina about what it's like to work 24-hour days, and transporting emergency patients to trauma centers in a helicopter.

Direct download: working14112604_ennis.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:55am PDT

On this episode of Slate's Working, David Plotz talks to appliance repairman John Lefever about learning to fix new appliances and what it's like to work in a stranger's home five times a day.

Direct download: working14112401.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:01pm PDT

David Plotz talks to a hospice nurse about caring for the elderly, dealing with families in the process of grieving, and what it’s like to give a bath to a person who has just died.

Direct download: The__How_Does_A_Hospice_Nurse_Work___Edition.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am PDT

On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with porn star Jessica Drake about how she selects her scene partners and what it's like to be on the set.

Direct download: The__How_Does_A_Porn_Star_Work___Edition.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:40am PDT

On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with a veteran waiter about how he does his job, how much he makes, and why waiters are definitely judging their customers.

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Direct download: working14111504_waiter.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:04am PDT

On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles about the importance of finding humor in the news and why he draws 24 cartoons each week.

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Direct download: working14111101_ep6_Toles.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:05pm PDT

On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with perfumer Anne Serrano-McClain about starting a perfume business and how to create a mass-market perfume from scratch.

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Direct download: working14110703_ep5.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:05pm PDT

On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with John Flansburgh from They Might Be Giants about what it’s like to go on tour, and what he has in common with The Rolling Stones.

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Direct download: working14110301_working.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:14pm PDT

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