Ep 5: Talking consent, cash and (almost) love with author Louise O'NeillHow to be Sound addBuying from Amazon? I would really appreciate it if you'd use my affiliate link. It helps support what I do and costs you nothing. AND if you're feeling generous, support me on Patreon! It's basically a type of crowd-funding site that allows you to put your money where your "likes" are; if you like the content I'm making, please consider giving a small amount every month to help fund it.
Louise O'Neill's new book, Almost Love, is out now. Buy it here. Asking For It, the play, is coming to the Abbey Theatre. Details. Louise is on Twitter, so go mad. You can also read Louise's columns in the Irish Examiner – you don't need to pay, but you do need to sign up for an account (it's worth it; they send a handy daily news update which is making me feel 10% more in touch with the world).Meg Wolitzer's The Wife is amazing. Highly recommend reading it – you can buy it here. The piece I wrote that got a big backlash which surprised Louise was, actually, my piece on Louise Thompson's Body Positive. And the piece on kids, social media and Snapchat.
Ep 4: Career pivots, vulcanised rubber condoms and why it's smarter NOT to know how to make the coffeeHow to be Sound addIf you're buying from Amazon, I would really appreciate it if you'd use my affiliate link. It helps support what I do and costs you nothing extra! AND if you're super generous, support me on Patreon! It's basically a type of crowd-funding site that allows you to put your money where your "likes" are; if you like the content I'm making, please consider giving a small amount every month to help fund it! Follow Jeanne on Instagram here, check out her website and read her piece on endometriosis on image.ie. @andgoseek on Twitter, see also her DailyEdge advice column. Read Jeanne and Fiona's TCD magazine, Siren, here. Coffee-making as covert sexism (really). And check out Roisin Agnew's Guts magazine here. The Irish Times on JobBridge – did it do its job? Read Cat Marnell's memoir (which Jeanne actually rates), How to Murder Your Life. Buy Judy Blume's Deenie! (It's good.) Using paracetamol during pregnancy could affect fertility in girls, study finds. In her own words: Lena Dunham on her decision to have a hysterectomy at 31 (Vogue).
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All you need is love (and a good broadband connection) – a Valentine's special!
Ep 2: Body positivity, middle-class privilege, the argument for having a cupboard full of goodies and problematic rides (with problematic politics)How to be Sound add
Body positivity, middle-class privilege, the argument for having a cupboard full of goodies and problematic rides (with problematic politics)Patreon – feel free to donate all of your spare cash! In the meantime, I'm blogging (sporadically) at my site and you can follow me on all of my social media handles @rosemarymaccabe. Thank you so much for listening to How to be Sound. Please take some time to rate and/or review on iTunes; it helps other people who might like it to find How to be Sound! Show links:
Featuring: Rebecca Flynn. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter Fancy buying your own cloth sanitary towels? Fluffy Bums Follow Busy Phillips (if you don't already!) My blog post (gratuitous plug) on Louise Thompson's book, Body Positive Rebecca talks a lot about unrealistic beauty standards – and one excellent book on this topic is Naomi Wolf's The Beauty Myth Read a little about Rebecca's thoughts on pregnancy after miscarriage, written by the inimitable Sophie White (whose podcast, Mother of Pod, is top-notch). My weightloss bootcamp experience
Ellen Satter's website, for advice on feeding your children. Sofie Hagen's Made of Human podcast is very, very good – and the body positivity activist she's speaking to is, by the way, Cat Pausé (my bad). In this episode 'Why I Did Not Report My Rapist' The episode of Buffy wherein the titular character develops the ability to hear people's thoughts is called Earshot. Here's the Wikipedia, but just watch the episode because it's brilliant. From Forbes, on the importance of self-care. Lastly, why not finish up with a lil listen to this absolute BELTER
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