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Episodes

120. Guy Branum - We can’t all be monsters at the same time

12/12/2018
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Sofie talks to Guy Branum about socialism, writing My Life as a Goddess, being a gay fat working class stand up comedian, colonialism and conquest, asking for help, the America that lives in his heart, relationship dynamics, pheasant season and Elton John’s husband. Trigger warning – medication, mental health issues, depression, anxiety, suicide, fatphobia, racism Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Harriet Braine Produced by Dave Pickering Made of Human Podcast online: Twitter:...

Duration:01:09:11

119. Kobi Omenaka - A superman hoodie was my uniform

12/5/2018
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Sofie talks to Kobi Omenaka about the Flixwatcher Podcast, dissecting film, how sometimes the door is just red because it’s red, school, childhood, the butterfly effect, coincidence, Capoeira, being good at people and Hamilton. Trigger warning – violence against animals, corporal punishment Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Harriet Braine Produced by Dave Pickering Made of Human Podcast online: Twitter: @podmoh Facebook: facebook.com/madeofhumanpodcast Web:...

Duration:01:13:46

118. Scottee - We haven’t seen the fat princess Disney film

11/28/2018
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Sofie talks to Scottee about baby fats, working class masculinity, not being invited to the fat festival, complicity, incompleteness, Hamburger Queen, Dot Cotton’s diet advice, polyamory, fat yoga and how his mum has all the answers. Trigger warning – trauma, violence, shame, addiction, sexual violence, fat shaming, health care system, diet culture, fat jokes Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Harriet Braine Produced by Dave Pickering Made of Human Podcast online: Twitter:...

Duration:01:36:11

117. Jessamyn Stanley - No, bitch, it’s a cracked foundation

11/21/2018
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Sofie talks to Jessamyn Stanley about teaching yoga, understand that the good and the bad have to happen, spending time with people who don’t practice yoga, harvesting compassion, juggling projects, living in a marginalised body in a world prefers for you to be marginalised, happiness, the mixing of good and bad, the value of crying, the relationship between aggression and politics, living in the USA in 2018, gun violence, self care, Harry Potter, being tokenised, the Yoga Industrial...

Duration:01:06:37

116. Juliette Burton - I saw God and I time travelled

11/14/2018
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Sofie talks to Juliette Burton about having lots of mental health conditions, taking on the “Beach Body Ready” tube adverts, body dysmorphia, the advertising industry, shame triggers, online abuse, voices in your head, dating, making comedy, eating disorders, not being defined by your body, being present in your body, invisible conditions, childhood, falling out of boarding school, being sectioned, psychosis, getting therapy, doing touristy stuff in London, expressing yourself with clothes,...

Duration:01:05:12

115. Riley Silverman - I was coping but I wasn’t living

11/8/2018
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Sofie talks Riley Silverman about the LA comedy scene, being a trans woman in Trump’s America, playing Dungeons and Dragons professionally, finding joy, being trans in public, experiencing female orgasms, feeling a wider spectrum of emotion, language and culture evolution, insecurity, talking about being trans so that people who are sick of talking about being trans don’t have to, looking for companionship, loneliness, friendship, being vulnerable on stage, emotional labour, Doctor Who,...

Duration:01:06:14

114. J. / ComfyFat - Fuck you, boxes

10/31/2018
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Sofie talks to J (a.k.a. Comfyfat) about gender, accessibility, fashion, horoscopes, pre-destined dispositions, an end to disorders, gender fucked-up-ness, fatness, talking to the former you, EMDR therapy, being non-binary, separating yourself from your body, falling in love with girls, body confidence, relationships, prairies, taking things personally, trolls, wanting to be seen, faking it until you make it, control and the unknown, passion, authority and respect and ending up in good...

Duration:01:23:09

113. Jes Baker - I'm fat and I'm mad

10/24/2018
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Sofie talks to writer and lecturer, Jes Baker about being Jes Baker for a living, her blog ‘The Militant Baker’, making her own Abercrombie and Fitch fake ads, body image and mental health, shame resilience, making the world a more compassionate place, a Mormon childhood, Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls, Landwhale, sharing your deepest darkest secrets, absolving emotional abuse, applauding the burnout culture, fatphobia around the world, animals in human clothing, going deep on wheat,...

Duration:01:23:56

112. Michelle Elman - My death was so cliché

10/17/2018
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Sofie talks to body confidence coach, creator of the 'Scarred Not Scared' campaign and author of Am I Ugly?, Michelle Elman about surgeries and scars, unsolicited feedback, the diet industry, a morbid obsession with the number 13, dying and out of body experiences, religion, PTSD and the 'havening' technique, 'inter-weight' relationships and trying to date a fire alarm. Trigger warning – fatphobia, death, PTSD Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Bailey Lenart Produced by Sarah Garvey A...

Duration:01:31:28

Introducing: Secret Dinosaur Cult

10/16/2018
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Recently launched, Secret Dinosaur Cult is a live comedy podcast by Sofie Hagen and Jodie Mitchell.

Duration:00:09:37

111. Andy Kindler - Stream of self-consciousness

10/10/2018
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Sofie talks to American comedian Andy Kindler about Colin Farrell, Caddyshack, language and impressing people, a stream of self-consciousness, ADHD and OCD, Prozac and therapy, intrusive thoughts, 'being a man', the draft, a run-in with Adam Sandler, how to be a hack comic, why Ricky Gervais is the comedic equivalent of Donald Trump, our perception of beauty, Yahweh, Popeye and bad trips. Trigger warning – ADHD, OCD, Dieting Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Bailey Lenart Produced by...

Duration:01:27:36

110. Cameron Esposito - Do you feel unsafe in the world?

10/3/2018
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Sofie talks to American comedian Cameron Esposito about reliving trauma for art, queer therapy, gender norms, being treated like a novelty, the democratisation of comedy, tweaking the google search results for 'rape jokes' with a one hour show, the #metoo movement, making sure the story stays with the survivor, knowing your creative strengths, work ethic, fusing art and business, extending the boundary of safety, marriage equality, editing ourselves, the reality of podcasting, Queery, being...

Duration:01:05:03

109. Shane Torres - Trigger Warning

9/26/2018
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Sofie talks to American comedian Shane Torres about the concept of a podcast handshake, Martin Luther King Jr, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, growing up with liberal views in a conservative area, filling the pothole yourself, therapy on the phone, how grief can change a person, the safety of familiarity, faith, anger, masculinity, honesty, victimhood, feminism and comedy, a changing comedy climate, Louis CK and separating art from artist, rehabilitation, caring what people think of you and the...

Duration:01:36:04

108. Erin McGathy - LIVE - I'm spiralling out of control

9/19/2018
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Sofie talks to American comedian and host of This Feels Terrible, Erin McGathy about re-locating to Ireland after a ‘spirit quest’, being known as somebody's ex-wife, compassion, empathy, co-dependence, morning rituals, a Baptist preacher for a father, going to therapy camp at 16, breakups, grief, aquariums, pretending that you don't care while caring and the benefits of stepping in human shit. Trigger warning – eating disorders, overdose Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Bailey...

Duration:00:57:56

107. Christina Walkinshaw - You can't just 'it's okay' it away

9/12/2018
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Sofie talks to Canadian comedian Christina Walkinshaw about long-distance friends, working at the Yuk Yuk’s comedy chain, fan mail, being punished by the universe and getting glued back together, Michelle Branch, the negative consequences of hooch, being successful 'enough', polyamory and being happily single, jealousy and insecurity, getting 'Canadian drunk', the joy of sleeping alone, the aftermath of after-parties, horoscopes, looking for patterns, stage superstitions, comedy tricks,...

Duration:01:17:27

106. Aisling Bea - A sponge for self-help

9/5/2018
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Sofie talks to comedian and actor Aisling Bea about cutting rugs, Nordic dyslexia, crystal therapy, trying to make comedy out of loneliness, the crown prince of Denmark, ghosts, the placebo effect, confidence VS self esteem, the body and stress, competitive funny people, talking about tragedy and why it's harder to be nice to those who matter the most. Trigger warning – depression, suicide Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus Jingle by Bailey Lenart Produced by Sarah Garvey A huge thanks to...

Duration:00:59:16

105. Daisy Buchanan - A gymnastics routine of shame

8/30/2018
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Sofie talks to journalist and author of How To Be A Grown-Up, Daisy Buchanan about being in a terrible play at the Edinburgh Fringe with her own Tommy Wiseau, internalising bullying, wanting to see the good side of Love Island, bad boyfriends, what men are taught about being men, cosmetic surgery, fitting in, building emotional muscle, the comfort of being put in a box, confidence and fear, working alone, valuing your work, trying not to rush everything, a complicated relationship with food,...

Duration:01:09:13

104. Rav Bansal - I don't buy no store mix

8/22/2018
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Sofie talks to baker, blogger and soon-to-be-podcaster, former The Great British Bake Off contestant Rav Bansal about GBBO and being watched by 30 million people, managing the post-filming panic, the opinions that came with the eyes on him, being a brown person wearing a turban in a show with 'British' in the title, e-warriors, triumph in baking, Paul Hollywood, life after Bake Off, celebrating a more diverse face of food, Jamie Oliver's School Dinners, Bake Off's worldwide reach, empty...

Duration:01:06:55

103. Jessie Cave - It's hard not to be Emma Watson

8/15/2018
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Sofie talks to doodler, actor and comedian Jessie Cave about taking up drawing as a way to get back at a guy, strength in vulnerability, severe unrequited love stories, putting yourself out there, being awkward, running commentaries during sexual situations, going through a breakup forever, the paranoid gene, trust issues, the benefits of low expectations, being a child athlete, getting used to not doing things by yourself, parenthood, ambition, hope, being ghosted by Emma Watson and why...

Duration:01:05:28

103. Jessie Cave - It's hard not to be Emma Watson

8/15/2018
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Sofie talks to doodler, actor and comedian Jessie Cave about taking up drawing as a way to get back at a guy, strength in vulnerability, severe unrequited love stories, putting yourself out there, being awkward, running commentaries during sexual situations, going through a breakup forever, the paranoid gene, trust issues, the benefits of low expectations, being a child athlete, getting used to not doing things by yourself, parenthood, ambition, hope, being ghosted by Emma Watson and why...

Duration:01:05:28