Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket (no coming back!). Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind.

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Discover our guests' one way ticket destinations


EP 114: Muffie’s one way ticket is to this future date.

Middlemarch Films, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Ellen Hovde (now retired) and Muffie Meyer. Over the past thirty years, Middlemarch Films has produced more than one hundred films and videos. These have been distributed nationally and internationally in theaters, on television, in the home video and educational markets. All of Middlemarch’s major productions have…

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EP 113: Dr. Streicher’s one way ticket is to this city known for its canals, museums and some behaviors not yet legal elsewhere.

Lauren F. Streicher, M.D. is an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and the Medical Director of the Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause. Dr. Streicher is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics…

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EP 112: Josh’s one way ticket is to this vibrant year in Manhattan’s history.

Joshua Hammer was born in New York and educated at Princeton University. Between 1992 and 2006 he served as Newsweek Bureau Chief and Correspondent-At-Large on five continents. He is currently a freelance writer based in Berlin, a contributing editor to Smithsonian and Outside, and frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the…

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EP 111: Mignon’s one way ticket is on this nautical journey.

Mignon Fogarty is the Founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network, the Creator of the Grammar Girl website, and the Creator and Host of the Grammar Girl podcast. Mignon is the Author of the New York Times best-seller Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing and six other books on writing….

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109: Peter’s one way ticket is to this 32 mile long island, located a hop, skip & a jump from one of the world’s greatest cities.

A multiple Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Known in the industry as “The Travel Detective,” he is the travel editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, and Sunday Morning, among other broadcast platforms….

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