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Bridget Phetasy admires grit and authenticity. On Walk-Ins Welcome, she talks about the beautiful failures and frightening successes of her own life and the lives of her guests. She doesn’t conduct interviews—she has conversations. Conversations with real people about the real struggle and will remind you that we can laugh in pain and cry in joy but there’s no greater mistake than hiding from it all. By embracing it all, and celebrating it with the stories she’ll bring listeners, she believes that our lowest moments can be the building blocks for our eventual fulfillment.

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Bridget Phetasy admires grit and authenticity. On Walk-Ins Welcome, she talks about the beautiful failures and frightening successes of her own life and the lives of her guests. She doesn’t conduct interviews—she has conversations. Conversations with real people about the real struggle and will remind you that we can laugh in pain and cry in joy but there’s no greater mistake than hiding from it all. By embracing it all, and celebrating it with the stories she’ll bring listeners, she believes that our lowest moments can be the building blocks for our eventual fulfillment.

    Ryan Long Works Hard Not To Care In Order To Be Funny

    Ryan Long Works Hard Not To Care In Order To Be Funny

    Ryan Long, comedian and filmmaker, connects with Bridget from New York and they discuss his move from Canada five months before the pandemic hit, why NYC is a sadboy town, the challenges of being a self-starter and your own boss, the outrage economy, why good editors are so hard to find, and why Canada is […]

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Adrienne Iapalucci is Living the Life of A Cancelled Person

    Adrienne Iapalucci is Living the Life of A Cancelled Person

    Adrienne Iapalucci is a stand-up comic, podcast host, and Bridget’s “spirit human.” She and Bridget discuss how their dysfunctional childhoods are probably what led them to stand-up in the first place and what keeps them grinding long after most normal people would quit. They talk addiction, the stand-up scene in NYC vs LA, their shared […]

    • 2 hrs 2 min
    W. Keith Campbell Says You Should Think of Yourself As A Process

    W. Keith Campbell Says You Should Think of Yourself As A Process

    W. Keith Campbell is a nationally recognized expert on narcissism, society and generational change. He and Bridget discuss social media and narcissism, whether everyone with a big platform is inherently a narcissist, why Keith thinks Kylie Jenner is a genius, how technology always leads to status inversions where the wisdom of age gets crushed by […]

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Harleen Kaur Thinks The News Is A More Complex A Problem Than Outer Space

    Harleen Kaur Thinks The News Is A More Complex A Problem Than Outer Space

    Harleen Kaur is a former NASA space engineer and current CEO and founder of Ground News, the world’s first news comparison platform. Ground News aggregates news stories from around the world, shows you how they are being covered by different media outlets, and helps you identify the media bias on the different coverage. Harleen founded […]

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Johann Hari Thinks We Need Addiction Policies That Are As Complex As Addiction Itself

    Johann Hari Thinks We Need Addiction Policies That Are As Complex As Addiction Itself

    Johann Hari (Chasing the Scream, Lost Connections) sits down with Bridget to discuss the rise in depression, anxiety and addiction in society, particularly during Covid, and what that means about their underlying causes. Through extensive traveling and research for his books, Johann has explored the idea that the roots of all three are not just […]

    Desi-Rae Believes When Everything Is Viewed Through The Lens of Race, Everyone Becomes A Little Racist

    Desi-Rae Believes When Everything Is Viewed Through The Lens of Race, Everyone Becomes A Little Racist

    Desi-Rae is a sociopolitical commentator, crypto enthusiast, and artist who started her talk show Just Thinking Out Loud, after she realized she felt conflicted about honestly speaking her mind. Originally from Jamaica, she offers her perspective on US politics, how you used to be able to disagree with someone and still be friends with them, […]

    • 1 hr 13 min

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