Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny is a reluctant expert in difficult conversations. As the host of American Public Media’s Gracie Award winning podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking, Nora brings empathy and wit to difficult subjects from gun control to sexual assault. Nora is a contributor to,, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, Buzzfeed,, Slate and Vox, where she’s often tapped for her essay pieces highlighting the emotional landscape and humor in complex topics, like the financial impacts of healthcare and grief in a digital age. She founded the non-profit Still Kickin and the Hot Young Widows Club, an online group of people who have lost their significant other.

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