Matt Tullis

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Matt Tullis Interviews Justin Heckert About \"The Girl Who Feels No Pain\"
Journalist Justin Heckert discusses his story "The Hazards of Growing Up Painlessly" with Ashland University journalism professor Matt Tullis in this podcast. Heckert's story chronicles the life of 13-year-old Ashlyn Blocker, who suffers from congenital insensitivity to pain.
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\"The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever\" Interview with Michael J. Mooney
In this podcast, Matt Tullis, Journalism Professor at Ashland University, interviews Michael J. Mooney about his piece in D Magazine, "The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever," which has garnered attention as one of the best pieces of nonfiction in 2012.
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Kelley Benham French Discusses \"Never let go\"
In this podcast interview, Matt Tullis talks to Kelley Benham French about her story, "Never let go," which is about the birth of her daughter. Juniper French was born at 23 weeks, six days and weighed one pound, four ounces.
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An Interview with Pamela Coloff about \"The Innocent Man\"
In November and December of 2012, Texas Monthly Magazine published the story "The Innocent Man." The two-part series, reported and written by Pamela Colloff, tells the story of Michael Morton, a young husband and father who was wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife in 1987.
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Jesse Lichtenstein and \"Do we really want to live without the post office?\"
Podcast interview with Jesse Lichtenstein. Jesse Lichtenstein wrote the story, "Do we really want to live without the post office" for the February issue of Esquire. In the story, Lichtenstein follows mail through the postal process in an effort to understand how it can get from one end of the country to the other for a scant 43 cents.
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Brian Mockenhaupt and \"The Living and the Dead\"
During the River Teeth Nonfiction Conference this weekend, Matt Tullis, Journalism and Digital Media professor at Ashland University, interviewed Brian Mockenhaupt about his Byliner.com article, "The Living and the Dead."
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Stephen Rodrick and \"The Misfits\"
In this podcast, Matt Tullis interviews Stephen Rodrick about the cover story "The Misfits," also called "This is what happens when you cast Lindsay Lohan in your movie" on The New York Times Magazine online.
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Luke Dittrich and \"The Prophet\"
In this podcast, Matt Tullis interviews Luke Dittrich about the story "The Prophet," published by Esquire.
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Jason Fagone on \"Has Carl June Found a Key to Fighting Cancer?\"
Matt Tullis interviews Jason Fagone, whose most recent story in Philadelphia magazine was about a cancer researcher who has found a way to treat leukemia using genetically modified T-cells.
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Janet Reitman on \"Jahar\'s World\"
In this podcast, Matt Tullis interviews Janet Reitman, contributing editor at Rolling Stone, about her story "Jahar's World," from the July 2013 issue of Rolling Stone.
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Wright Thompson
In this podcast, Matt Tullis talks with Wright Thompson, a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.
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Podcast with John Woodrow Cox
Matt Tullis interviews John Woodrow Cox about his feature stories, "Dispatches from Next Door," a series for the Floridian magazine.
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Podcast with Jeanne Marie Laskas
On the most recent Gangrey: The Podcast, Matt Tullis talks with Jeanne Marie Laskas, a correspondent for GQ and the director of The Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh.
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Podcast with Michael Kruse
On the most recent Gangrey: The Podcast, Matt Tullis talks with Michael Kruse, staff writer on the enterprise team at the Tampa Bay Times about his three-part series titled "The Last Voyage of the Bounty."
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Podcast with Chris Jones
On the most recent Gangrey: The Podcast, Matt Tullis interviews Chris Jones, writer-at-large for Esquire and back-page columnist for ESPN The Magazine.
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Podcast Interview with Mike Sager
Mike Sager is a bestselling author and award-winning reporter who has been called the beat poet of American journalism.
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Podcast Interview with Wil S. Hylton
Wil S. Hylton is the author of Vanished, about the modern-day search for one American bomber that crashed over the Pacific Islands during World War II. He is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, and his work has been featured in Harpers, GQ, Esquire and Rolling Stone, among many others magazines.
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Podcast Interview with Ben Montgomery
In this podcast, Matt Tullis talks with Ben Montgomery, enterprise reporter at the Tampa Bay Times and the author of Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail.
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Podcast Interview with Eva Holland
Eva Holland's story "Chasing Alexander Supertramp" looks at the increasing number of people who make the pilgrimage to the bus where Christopher McCandless of Into the Wild Fame died. The hike to that bus includes a dangerous crossing of the Teklanika River in Alaska, and continues to strand hikers on a regular basis, and sometimes claim lives.
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Podcast Interview with Jackie Valley
Jackie Valley is a reporter at the Las Vegas Sun. Just about one year ago, she published a seven-part series called “Grace Through Grief.” The series followed Arturo Martinez and his two young sons as they dealt with the brutal murder of their wife and daughter, their mother and sister.
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Podcast Interview with Eli Saslow
Eli Saslow is a reporter at the Washington Post. Earlier this year, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for his series of stories on food stamps in a post-recession America.
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Podcast Interview with Earl Swift
In this episode of Gangrey: The Podcast, Matt Tullis talks with Earl Swift, the author of Auto Biography: A Classic Car, An Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream. The book tells the life story of a 1957 Chevy that, at the beginning of the book, is falling apart.
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Podcast Interview with Vanessa Grigoriadis
In this episode of Gangrey: The Podcast, Matt Tullis talks with Vanessa Grigoriadis, an award winning contributor for national magazines. She talks about pop culture, journalistic research and some of her recent articles.
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Podcast Interview with David Giffels
In this episode of Gangrey: The Podcast, Matt Tullis talks with David Giffels, former newspaper reporter and author of the book, The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt.
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Podcast Interview with Brandon Sneed
Brandon Sneed wrote the book "Behind the Drive: A Story of Passion, Dreams, Demons, and Highway 55, the World's Next Favorite Burger Joint."
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Podcast Interview with Brooke Jarvis
Matt Tullis interviews Brooke Jarvis, longform narrative and environmental journalist. Jarvis discusses recent stories about the oil industry in Ecuador and deep sea mining.
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Podcast Interview with Mike Wilson
Mike Wilson is finishing up his first few months as the new editor of the Dallas Morning News. He's also worked as an editor for ESPN and the St. Petersburg/Tampa Bay Times, fostering talented writers and reporters like Ben Montgomery, Michale Kruse, Kelley Benham French, and Pulitzer Prize winner Lane GeGregory.
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Podcast Interview with Michael Graff
Female skydivers, street races, and more in this edition of Gangrey the Podcast. Matt Tullis talks with Michael Graff, the editor of Charlotte Magazine and freelance writer for SB Nation Longform, Washingtonian Magazine, and Politico.
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Podcast Interview with Nathan Thornburgh and David Caswell
This week's episode has three segments, starting with Nathan Thornburgh, a chief editor and publisher of the website roadsandkingdoms.com. Thornburgh talks about his story "The Root of All Things," which will appear in the fall issue of River Teeth. Matt also chats with David Caswell about his Structured Stories news database, and recommends some "Required Reading."
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Podcast Interview with Tyler Cabot
This week's episode features Tyler Cabot, an articles editor for Esquire Classic, which now includes access to every issue Esquire has ever published. Cabot talks about finding new ways to tell and sell stories. Plus, host Matt Tullis shares his nonfiction narrative "The Ghosts I Run With." And in Required Reading, freelance writer D. Rossi tells us why we should all read Brian Ives’ piece “How Bruce Springsteen Got His Groove Back."
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Podcast Interview with Kim Cross and Karen Bender
On this episode of Gangrey: The Podcast, Matt Tullis talks with Kim Cross, author of What Stands In a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm To Hit the South's Tornado Alley; and with fiction writer Karen Bender, author of the short story collection Refund, which is long-listed for a National Book Award. In "Required Reading," Dave Stark offers his thoughts on J.R. Moehringer’s The Tender Bar.
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Podcast Interview with Glen Stout & Jeremy Collins
This episode of Gangrey: The Podcast features Glen Stout, long form editor of SB Nation and Jeremy Collins who was featured in this year's Best American Sports Writing.
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