Rachel Sklar is a writer, entrepreneur and feminist based in New York. She is the co-founder of Change The Ratio, which increases visibility and opportunity for women in tech & new media, and TheLi.st, a network & media platform for awesome women. A former lawyer who writes about media, politics, culture & technology, Rachel was a founding editor at Mediaite and the Huffington Post.
November 2, 2017
Jeff Kreisler (Dollars and Sense) and Rachel Sklar (TheLi.st) join Negin to talk about Trump’s response to the Halloween terrorist attack in New York. Plus, they discuss the Mueller indictments and some of the conservative media’s favorite topics: Hillary Clinton, the Russia dossier, and Uranium One.
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June 15, 2017
Gather round! This episode features an all-star lineup of some of Negin’s funniest and brightest guests. Rachel Sklar (TheLi.st) and Sarah Rose Siskind (StarTalk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson) take on lifestyle feminism. Is it a gateway to activism or just a ploy to sell more t-shirts? Greg Proops (Whose Line Is It Anyway?) and Tom Shillue (Red Eye) get into their personal budgeting habits. Plus, Dan Pashman (The Sporkful) and Andrew Heaton (Mostly Weekly) discuss our biological fixation on the short term and how this plays out personally and politically.
May 5, 2017
Rachel Sklar (TheLi.st) and Sarah Rose Siskind (StarTalk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson) join Negin to talk about Ivanka Trump’s puzzling role in the White House, so-called school ‘lunch shaming’, and Trump’s proposed tax plan. Plus, they get into regulation on Wall Street.
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April 3, 2017
A self-described theater nerd, Rachel Sklar (TheLi.st) joins Travon to talk about seeing the original cast of Rent on Broadway, writing jokes for the White House Correspondents’ dinner and why she connects so strongly to the song “That Would Be Enough.” Plus, she explains how her love of plays ultimately resulted in her daughter.