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 Section; earlier than she informed the world her identify, she was identified on-line as yrfatfriend; she has written two books: What We Don’t Speak About When We Speak About Fats and You Simply Have to Lose Weight. Along with Aubrey, I’m going to speak about The Chicks, post-covid train and plenty extra. Let’s gooooooooo!
President of the Aubrey Gordon fan membership, clocking in. First issues first, let’s all purchase this model new ebook. It’s been out per week and it’s already the primary bestseller on Bookshop.Org and it simply made the New York Instances bestseller record. 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 regard to parenting and kids’s our bodies and garments. I realized a lot! (Substack)
Okay, I’m downshifting into the ‘90s. For some time now, mates 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 non-public convos with Pleasure on foremost, 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 train post-covid sums up a number 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 Movie star Ebook Membership with Chelsea Devantez. (Libro.fm, Apple Podcasts)
Ijeoma Oluo on her Largest, Fattest Yr 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 at some point. However I inform you what I couldn’t have performed: I couldn’t have performed all of it whereas waking up on daily basis 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 properly.” (Substack)
Are you a author? Are you frightened about selling your work if Twitter goes away? That is solely useful in case you dwell inside driving distance of Nashville, however I’m instructing a workshop in March and I’m going to deal with the Twitter elephant within the room. (The Porch)
An argument for reality in e-mail. (TikTok)