If aliens ever do make it to our lovely blue sphere we call home, there are a few things about us that will likely weird them out. One of these things, beyond how much we love our pets, might be our relationship with alcohol. Drinking is definitely a fun time, but have you ever stopped to observe just how prominent a ‘go-to’ it is in nearly every aspect of our social lives?
We are often encouraged to “live our best life” by focusing on those activites that truly make us happy, a nice dinner with a loved one, a vacation, or a night out on the town with friends. But if we focus on these activities, what room is there for the grunt work it takes to make a difference in this world?
BJ Mendelson, renowned social media guru and author of books, “Social Media is Bullshit,” and “Privacy: And how to get back,” calls in to share his thoughts on social media and how he went from failed breast cancer campaigner to prominent social media expert
Paul Gilmartin, former host of TBS’ “Dinner and a Movie” and the incredibly succesful, “Mental Illness Happy Hour” podcast, joins Amr for an insightful conversation about the challenges to mental health and how to keep things light and entertaining when talking about dark topics.
The podcast catches up with venture investor, university professor, and media commentator Jonathan Aberman to talk about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and how to balance between being a dreamer and staying committed.
New York Times best-selling author, Ella Frances Sanders, calls into the show from the UK to talk about her book “Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words,” and the struggle to define our emotions.