Greetings from the land of fandom. Particularly, Aubrey Gordon fandom. Are you drawing a clean? Let me refresh your reminiscence. She is the co-host of the podcast Upkeep Part; earlier than she advised the world her title, she was identified on-line as yrfatfriend; she has written two books: What We Don’t Discuss About When We Discuss About Fats and You Simply Must Lose Weight. Along with Aubrey, I’m going to speak about The Chicks, post-covid train and much extra. Let’s gooooooooo!
President of the Aubrey Gordon fan membership, clocking in. First issues first, let’s all buy this brand new book. It’s been out per week and it’s already the primary bestseller on Bookshop.Org and it simply made the New York Occasions bestseller listing. It’s low-cost, it’s in paperback. Go loopy, purchase two! (Bookshop.org)
If I’ve by no means talked about The Stacks podcast earlier than, please forgive me for denying you one of many biggest podcasts on the market for readers. Traci’s interview with sure, Aubrey Gordon is SO GOOD.
That is my final Aubrey Gordon hyperlink. Or is it…? No actually, it’s. One final podcast rec. You’ll love listening to Aubrey and Virginia chat about anti-fatness with reference to parenting and youngsters’s our bodies and garments. I discovered a lot! (Substack)
Okay, I’m downshifting into the ‘90s. For some time now, pals have been recommending the podcast 60 Songs That Clarify the ‘90s. Nicely, I lastly listened and I’m obsessed. Begin with “Goodbye Earl” – The Chicks episode. (Spotify)
To not air out my personal convos with Pleasure on major, however we’ve been speaking about easing again into life after covid (for me), and surgical procedure (for Pleasure). This text from Virginia Sole-Smith on exercise post-covid sums up a whole lot of what I’m feeling. (Substack)
What say you? Are we studying Spare? Have we already learn Spare? I purchased the audiobook, however I haven’t began it but. For further enjoyable: this episode of Celeb Ebook Membership with Chelsea Devantez. (Libro.fm, Apple Podcasts)
Ijeoma Oluo on her Biggest, Fattest Year Ever: “And I’ve performed all of it fats. I might have performed all of it skinny, in all probability, if I had simply woken up skinny someday. However I inform you what I couldn’t have performed: I couldn’t have performed all of it whereas waking up each day and deciding to declare warfare on my thoughts and my physique. I’ve performed it earlier than. It takes up a lot vitality. It’s a full time job. And it doesn’t even pay effectively.” (Substack)
Are you a author? Are you anxious about selling your work if Twitter goes away? That is solely useful in case you stay inside driving distance of Nashville, however I’m educating a workshop in March and I’m going to handle the Twitter elephant within the room. (The Porch)
An argument for truth in email. (TikTok)