Author and social activist Deanna Zandt (“Share This!”) gets together with author and weirdo Alice Bradley (“Let’s Panic About Babies”) to talk about depression, anxiety, and all the other ways our brains can play tricks on us. They’ll also discuss what helps, whether it’s medication, meditation, or binge-watching Netflix while eating an entire wheel of cheese. Join Alice and Deanna every other week as they amuse each other and the guests they’ve managed to trick into joining them. It’s all going to be okay. Probably.
Episode 34: Make Everyone Uncomfortable with Soraya Chemaly
ANNNNNNNNNGER. Oh, what a topic! Alice and Deanna sit down with author "Rage Becomes Her" author Soraya Chemaly to get the scoop on how anger makes us sick, why that's extra extra special for women, and the secrets of swearing for your health. Plus, motherhood, anger rooms and SWIMMING PIGS. Show notes at http://leagueofawkwardunicorns.com
Episode 33: The Worst Soup
Oh good Lord, you want us to tell you what's in this episode? TRASH. TRASH IS IN THIS EPISODE BECAUSE THE WORLD IS ON FIRE AGAIN. Anyhoo, Alice and Deanna explore their feelings about all the things being trash, which includes talk about sexual assault and harassment, but we don't discuss anything graphic or in detail. Just the usual trash fire of American politics, YMMV. Show notes and more at http://leagueofawkwardunicorns.com
Well, hello! Alice & Deanna welcome themselves back from their accidental sabbatical, declaring this episode the beginning of Season 3. And that’s not all! They also discuss '90s fashion, how much the world is going to hell, what’s the worst thing to say to someone in a dark place, why new music is our salvation right now (but note to Beyoncé and Jay-Z, uh, the country is in flames), and what happens when your cardiologist enters the office on his Segway. Plus: delightful things! leagueofawkwardunicorn
Episode 31: The Universe Said, "Hold My Beer"
Happy stupid new year! Alice and Deanna are reunited, AGAIN! In this episode, we chat about holidays with the family, how "eating" "better" might make us "feel" "better," and the rollercoaster ride that has been Deanna's #MeToo life these past few weeks. Note: we talk about sexual harassment/assault/abuse in this episode, and we touch on suicide ideation briefly, but none of it is in graphic detail. Links and show notes at http://leagueofawkwardunicorns.com.
Episode 30: Hangin' Around, Bangin' Around with Jaclyn Friedman
We're delighted to welcome back Jaclyn Friedman, author of the new book "Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power, and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All." Not timely or anything, AT ALL. We talk about watching porn for science, how sexual liberation is used against women, that men aren't--as it turns out!--helpless, and that care isn't a zero-sum game. Plus: how a video about makeup contouring can soothe your feminist soul. Links and notes at leagueofawkwardunicorns.com.
Episode 29: Nazi Punching Time (Brought to You by Almond Milk)
Alice and Deanna are back! They talk about self-care when the world is falling apart, Tina Fey’s problematic comedy, all the ways you can help during a crisis, how criticism is nothing like pie, 45’s narcissistic personality disorder, and how bad the word “affirm” sounds. Links and show notes at leagueofawkwardunicorns.com.
Really a great podcast--Alice and Deanna are so vulnerable and give me so much to think about and feel affirmed about when it comes to mental health. Not the most exciting podcast, but one that's real and talks about real life and issues.
Quirky podcast that ties silliness into a conversation about mental health
It’s really nice to be able to listen to two intelligent women speak from personal experience about mental illness. This podcast is perfect for the quirky mental health professional (that’s me!!) and the layperson.
New discovery, glad I found you
You guys are awesome!