9 episodes

This is I'm Not Being Funny But - with Leena Norms.
The podcast where we ask the questions you pretend you already know the answers to - or the ones you didn't think to ask. https://twitter.com/leenanorms

I'm Not Being Funny But- Leena Norms

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 24 Ratings

This is I'm Not Being Funny But - with Leena Norms.
The podcast where we ask the questions you pretend you already know the answers to - or the ones you didn't think to ask. https://twitter.com/leenanorms

    Do we HAVE to grow up? ᛫ Laura Jane Williams

    Do we HAVE to grow up? ᛫ Laura Jane Williams

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    Burrito time...


    Customer wins bookshop in raffle https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/11/customer-wins-bookends-bookshop-raffle-cardigan-west-wales


    Barbers given mental health training in bid to reduce male suicide
    https://www.itv.com/news/wales/2018-11-19/barbers-given-mental-health-training-in-bid-to-reduce-male-suicide/?fbclid=IwAR0r5sost6Mig6MJCDM1n49J6hh6lNvtwaOhXbPOk_0nmQDIIIMnCxrsM64


    Check out Harry's Last Stand by Harry Leslie Smith at your local bookshop


    THE AMAZING JINGLES:
    HEL! TWITTER: https://twitter.com/helhas3letters
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    THE AMAZING ARTWORK:
    http://www.sarahdayarts.com/
     
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Am I being a dick online? ᛫ Rowan Ellis

    Am I being a dick online? ᛫ Rowan Ellis

    Rowan Ellis is here to school Leena on dickish behaviour over the interwebs. Also teach her what TERFs are.


    Check out Rowan's work: rowanellis.com 
    https://twitter.com/HeyRowanEllis
    https://www.youtube.com/c/rowanellisvideos


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    THE AMAZING JINGLES:
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Is my workplace RACIST? ᛫ Yomi & Elizabeth

    Is my workplace RACIST? ᛫ Yomi & Elizabeth

    Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené very patiently answer my silly questions about race, slaying and the workplace - and giggle


    Follow Slay in Your Lane:
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    The Gumption Round Up:
    GIANT PANDAS ARE BACK: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/pandas-vulnerable-endangered-species/
    PUSSY RIOT ON THE PITCH: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/15/pussy-riot-claim-responsibility-world-cup-final-pitch-invasion
    WEED IS LEGAL (SORT OF): https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44531112
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/medical-cannabis-uk-prescriptions-legal-explained-benefits-sajid-javid-a8466236.html
    BRADFORD TELEGRAPH: https://twitter.com/sambrook/status/1022595859983282176


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    • 1 hr 18 min
    What Am Ireland? ᛫ Steve and Richie

    What Am Ireland? ᛫ Steve and Richie

    I grab two Irish lads and embarrass myself exposing how little I know about Ireland. LISTEN TO Steve and Richie on What Am Politics, serious one of my favourite things ever: https://whatampolitics.com/
    https://twitter.com/whatampolitics


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    THE AMAZING JINGLES:
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Are Activists Assholes? ᛫ Sarah Corbett

    Are Activists Assholes? ᛫ Sarah Corbett

    Ever thought that activists are a bit up themselves? Sarah Corbett on the art of gentle protest, activism and how to change things for the better when the world looks like it's caving in.
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    SARAH's AMAZING BOOK: https://craftivist-collective.com/How-To-Be-A-Craftivist-the-art-of-gentle-protest
    SARAH's TEDx TALK: https://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_corbett_activism_needs_introverts
    SARAH and the Craftvist Collective on twitter: https://twitter.com/Craftivists


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    • 1 hr
    What's it like to have a 'Mad Mum'? ᛫ Brades-Price

    What's it like to have a 'Mad Mum'? ᛫ Brades-Price

    Did you mum ever spread a rumour around school that you had AIDs? Nah, mine neither - that's why the third episode of I'm Not Being Funny But- features one of my favourite people in the world, Charlie Brades-Price. We chat the benefit system, parental mental health as a child, and growing up in an unpredictable, but unforgettable, household. https://twitter.com/leenanormsSIGN UP to the newsletter so you never miss an episode: http://eepurl.com/cFkKvz://eepurl.com/cFkKvzSPEAK BACK and have your say:  https://www.speakpipe.com/ImNotBeingFunnyBut https://www.speakpipe.com/ImNotBeingFunnyButCharlie: https://twitter.com/CharlieBradesDAS podcast: https://twitter.com/DAS_podcast
     
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    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

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This Podcast is a Gem!

I’ve watched Leena’s YouTube videos for a good long while, and I’ve always considered her an amazing, entertaining person whose ingenuity and wit are inspiring. Her podcast is very effective at giving you a glimpse of other peoples’ perspectives on relevant issues. It’s insightful and thought-provoking without being mentally or emotionally draining. If you are (and you should be) looking to improve your capacity for empathy, your understanding of the world, and to learn from people’s first-hand experiences and opinions, I think you’ll really enjoy “I’m Not Being Funny, But-“

Ohladysamantha ,

Lovely with rich perspectives

I just devoured this podcast after discovering you have a podcast from your best books YouTube video! I really enjoyed hearing from people not often heard from on podcasts (and I do feel like I listen to a variety of podcasts). Thank you for this and I can’t wait to hear what exciting and unique topics and points of view you showcase next. Thanks for all your work on your channel, Banging Book Club, and this podcast!

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