Staying In With Emily & Kumail
In this podcast — whose profits go to charities helping those affected by Coronavirus — Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani are uniquely qualified to lead you through this forced quarantine situation. They are both writers who work from home. Emily was a therapist and currently is a chronically sick person (see: The Big Sick) who often has to quarantine herself, and Kumail is her main caretaker. Plus, we both just like being at home. Let us advise you on how to stay calm and avoid cabin fever. Let us give you entertainment recommendations. Let us give you constant updates on the squi...
Emma Dibdin • New York Times • Nov 17, 2020
"Each episode is simply a candid, funny, often affecting conversation between Nanjiani and Gordon on all sorts of topics...With a tone that falls somewhere between a standup set, therapy session and dinner conversation with close friends, “Staying In” is the ultimate 2020 comfort listen."
Spencer Dukoff • Men's Health • Apr 17, 2020
"One of the best parts of Staying In is you're able to experience the couple's personal growth in real time, as their feelings about the current situation evolve from week to week. There's something cathartic about listening to people who you've never met—and may never meet—unpack trauma and anxiety with grace and humor. The podcast is a reminder that we're all going through this awful situation together, even if we're feeling lonelier than we can ever remember. …"