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As Me with Sinéad

Lemonada

How do we unlearn negativity and learn to love ourselves and each other? What’s the first step towards becoming more empathetic? Listening. Academic, TED alum, and advocate Sinéad Burke leads candid conversations to create a classroom in podcast form with diverse, notable guests who explain what it’s like to be them. They challenge us to confront our biases, deepen our humanity, and feel empowered to impact and be ourselves in the world around us. Let’s go!

How do we unlearn negativity and learn to love ourselves and each other? What’s the first step towards becoming more empathetic? Listening. Academic, TED alum, and advocate Sinéad Burke leads candid conversations to create a classroom in podcast form with diverse, notable guests who explain what it’s like to be them. They challenge us to confront our biases, deepen our humanity, and feel empowered to impact and be ourselves in the world around us. Let’s go!

Location:

United States

Networks:

Lemonada

Description:

How do we unlearn negativity and learn to love ourselves and each other? What’s the first step towards becoming more empathetic? Listening. Academic, TED alum, and advocate Sinéad Burke leads candid conversations to create a classroom in podcast form with diverse, notable guests who explain what it’s like to be them. They challenge us to confront our biases, deepen our humanity, and feel empowered to impact and be ourselves in the world around us. Let’s go!

Language:

English


Episodes

Listen to This: Add to Cart

11/17/2020
In the very first episode of Add to Cart, Kulap shares her newest book purchase, her recent Christmas splurge (dogs are involved), and why she’s giving up on her home modeling career. Meanwhile, SuChin is investigating how to improve her hand strength and reveals the one beauty product she actually believes isn’t a scam. The two delve into why creature comforts feel so important right now and how to best address the Amazon in the room. For product links and good times, follow @addtocartpod...

Duration:00:22:59

Introducing: Last Day Season Two

10/21/2020
We open Season 2 of Last Day with a tale of two Kevins. One is Sergeant Kevin Briggs, also known as the guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge. The other is Kevin Berthia, an Oakland native who drove to that bridge on March 11, 2005 with the intent of ending his life. This week, we tell the larger story behind a moment of intervention—what led up to it and what happened in the 15 years since. We’re also joined by Courtney Knowles, our advisor at the Jed Foundation (a nonprofit devoted to...

Duration:00:17:54

As Me Update + Request For Feedback

7/10/2020
Hear a quick update about As Me making waves in Canada, a brand new Lemonada Media podcast that we think you may like, and a request for your feedback about your experience as an As Me with Sińead listener in our Lemonada Media listener survey running in July 2020 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:01:20

32: The Best of Season 1

5/7/2020
This week on As Me, Sinéad shares some of her favorite moments from Season 1 that reflect the essence of the show. From talking about imposter syndrome with Florence Welch and Riz Ahmed to self-acceptance with Justin Tranter and Akilah Hughes to letting go of perfectionism with Adwoa Aboah. Each of these moments captures the power of connection and vulnerability in every episode, all of which help us to understand and empathize with each other more. Betterhelp.com...

Duration:00:28:26

31: As Alessandro Michele

4/30/2020
For the penultimate episode of Season 1 of As Me, Sinéad brings it back to fashion with Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele. He sat down with Sinéad in Milan prior to #stayhome, but much of what Alessandro says feels relevant to these strange times. He shares his zest for life, even in the most tragic of moments, how the unique little boy he once was shaped who he is today. Betterhelp.com/asme functionofbeauty.com/asme Audible.com http://betterhelp.com/asme See...

Duration:00:52:01

30: As Dani Shapiro

4/23/2020
Now more than ever, art and content provides solace to so many. That’s why Sinéad spoke with best selling author, Dani Shapiro, from self-quarantine. Dani’s shares how writing helps her process trauma and shape her identity, as well as how her own shocking discovery about her lineage impacted her sense of self. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ betterhelp.com/ASME Batistehair.com blinkist.com/ASME...

Duration:00:40:44

29: As Lonnie G. Bunch III

4/16/2020
As another week of quarantine and social distancing goes by, Sinéad catches up with historian and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, Lonnie Bunch from his home in Washington, D.C. The two talk about the importance of history in shaping our identity, Lonnie’s experience as the director of the Museum of African American History and Culture, and the parts of his childhood that shaped his understanding of racism, and led him to cherish history and storytelling. (Note, strong language is...

Duration:00:52:34

28: As Akilah Hughes

4/9/2020
In the midst of the pandemic, Sinéad talks with comedian and reporter Akilah Hughes about how she is balancing her work and mental health right now, including winding down for the day after intense news cycles. Akilah talks openly about her struggles with self image, and her related decision to leave her northern Kentucky home. audible.com/as me or text As Me to 555-555 Imagined Life https://crooked.com/podcast-series/what-a-day/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:08

27: As Reza Aslan

4/2/2020
This week, we hear a conversation between Sinéad and scholar, writer, and podcaster Reza Aslan. The two talk about Aslan’s relationship to identity, Islamophobia, his self-doubt, and raising his kids to be global citizens. For a three month trial for Reza's talk show go to go.topic.com/AsMe and enter promo code AsMe2020. betterhelp.com/asme https://www.batistehair.com/ In The Bubble with Andy Slavitt The Hilarious World of Depression @monachalabi See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:41:52

Lemonada New Show Alert: In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

4/1/2020
**New Lemonada Media Show Alert** In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt. We are now in the early stages of something we’ve never seen before: a global pandemic. In addition to our health, social isolation and economic uncertainty have left us scrambling to understand our new normal and wondering what the future holds. From his own bubble, health care leader, turnaround expert and #stayhome architect Andy Slavitt is making it his mission to give Americans critical information in real-time but also...

Duration:00:02:54

Lemonada New Show Alert: In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt

4/1/2020
**New Lemonada Media Show Alert** In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt. We are now in the early stages of something we’ve never seen before: a global pandemic. In addition to our health, social isolation and economic uncertainty have left us scrambling to understand our new normal and wondering what the future holds. From his own bubble, health care leader, turnaround expert and #stayhome architect Andy Slavitt is making it his mission to give Americans critical information in real-time but also...

Duration:00:02:54

26: As Negin Farsad

3/26/2020
Sinéad is joined by comedian Negin Farsad, who shares her early memories as the only Iranian-American at her school, her time working in policy, and how she now uses comedy to continue her activism. betterhelp.com/asme functionofbeauty.com/asme Batistehair.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:22

25: As Allison Raskin

3/19/2020
Sinéad shares a bit about how she’s coping with staying at home, and what working from home means for disabled people. Then, writer, comedian, and podcast host Allison Raskin joins Sinéad for a long conversation about anxiety and mental health. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ www.batistehair.com Just Between Us betterhelp.com/asme Everything Is Fine www.lemonadamedia.com/shop See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:37:14

24: As Samantha Power

3/12/2020
Author and former Ambassador Samantha Power joins Sinéad in Dublin to talk about embracing vulnerability, and the moment that sparked Power’s immense drive to learn about the world. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Dear Young Rocker www.blinkist.com/ASME www.betterhelp.com/ASME Brave, Not Perfect First Contact @joycrookes See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:50:36

23: As Aki Omoshaybi

3/5/2020
Actor and writer Aki Omoshaybi joins Sinéad in London to talk about how he navigated his Nigerian background in a predominantly white neighborhood, how soccer drove him to excel in drama school, and his struggle to take breaks. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ REAL, released in theatres April 24th rothys.com/sinead functionofbeauty.com/asme audible.com/asme betterhelp.com/asme @roguecollectiv See...

Duration:00:48:41

22: As Briony Williams

2/27/2020
Great British Bake Off (or, Baking Show in the U.S.) semi-finalist Briony Williams joins Sinéad in London to talk about her identity as a teacher, how she practices resilience and kindness, and her choice not to mention or accept special accommodations for her disability while in the tent. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ @franklinleonard betterhelp.com/asme wealthfront.com/asme blinkist.com/asme Food Unwrapped See...

Duration:00:46:39

21: As Radhika Jones

2/20/2020
Radhika Jones is the first woman of color to serve as the editor of Vanity Fair. She opens up to Sinéad about what moved her to put her hat in the ring, and how she chooses her daily fashion armor. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Insidechanel.com @richardmalone See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:55

20: As Travon Free (Live)

2/13/2020
Activist and comedy writer Travon Free joins Sinéad on stage during a Lemonada live show to share how a knee injury led him leave basketball and pursue writing, how family and friends anchor him, and what it meant to be among the first college basketball players to identify as queer. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Show Notes @gabriellak_j HelloFresh.com/asme10 functionofbeauty.com/asme betterhelp.com/asme See...

Duration:00:23:03

19: As Mara Wilson

2/6/2020
Sinéad is joined by writer and actress Mara Wilson to talk about her long-time love for storytelling, breaking out of the shadow of her childhood acting characters, and her experience with self-doubt and OCD. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Audible.com/ASME or text “AsMe” to 500-500 Rothys.com/SINEAD wealthfront.com/ASME betterhelp.com/asme @daniellismore hey@lemonadamedia.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:30:10

18: As Ruth Madeley

1/30/2020
18: As Ruth Madeley BAFTA award-winning actress Ruth Madeley joins Sinéad as the first visibly disabled guest to date. She shares how her family empowered her aspirations in the face of her spina bifida, the strange pathway that led to her astounding theater and acting career. Ruth and Sinéad discuss in detail how accessibility in public spaces has improved, but still has a long way to go. Transcripts available under each episode link at...

Duration:00:42:57