Sam Sanders

Sam Sanders is a reporter and host of It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders at NPR. In the show, Sanders engages with journalists, actors, musicians, and listeners to gain the kind of understanding about news and popular culture that can only be reached through conversation.

Guest Appearances

November 9, 2023

It’s Fraud Fridays! We return to our episode with special guest Sam Sanders, regaling all about Bishop Lamor Whitehead who garnered initial sympathy for being robbed during a livestream of his sermon.

February 7, 2023

This week, Ashley is joined by journalists, cultural commentators and wannabe HBO Girlies: Sam Sanders & Zach Stafford!

September 8, 2022

Journalist and podcaster Sam Sanders joins Jameela this week to share about his conservative Christian childhood, his first experience with a therapist, the pivot point in his journalism career, how the Pulse nightclub shooting helped him open up to his audience, how cultural conversations are great agents of change, finding joy in the small moments, and more.

Listen to Sam on his pop culture podcast Into It: A Vulture Podcast, or on Vibe Check also with Saeed Jones & Zach Stafford.

Follow Sam on Instagram & Twitter @samsanders

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August 22, 2022

What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, Sam Sanders joins us to discuss Bishop Lamor Whitehead, who garnered initial sympathy for being robbed during a livestream of his sermon. Now, his integrity is being questioned after past crimes have surfaced. Plus, the TikTok viral Pink Sauce is called out for not being FDA approved. Stay Schemin’!

February 8, 2018

Stephanie Butnick (Unorthodox) and Sam Sanders (It’s Been a Minute) join Negin to discuss the dip in the stock market and ask: should we be worried? Plus, they chat about the government shutdown and Nancy Pelosi’s marathon speech in support of the Dreamers. Lastly, the panel weighs the pros and cons of Trump’s plans for a military parade.

This episode is sponsored by Showtime’s Our Cartoon President.