The Gist

If the Dog Turns Left, Think Novel

How storyteller Matthew Dicks maximizes every second of his day—from meals to showers to dog walking.

Storyteller Matthew Dicks onstage.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo courtesy of Matt Dicks.

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On The Gist, storyteller Matthew Dicks spills his secret for juggling six different jobs—purposeful showers, lots of oatmeal, and no mental idling. For the Spiel, Bernie Sanders supporters are sore losers, but who can blame them?

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