November 11, 2021

EP. 84 — Adam Buxton

Comedian, author, podcaster, and filmmaker Adam Buxton joins Jameela this week to discuss what it feels like to go through a midlife crisis, spending the last few months of his father’s life caring for him, connecting with his teenage son through music, how perfect Zendaya really is, and more. Check out Adam’s podcast – The Adam Buxton Podcast – wherever you listen.


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Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil. I hope you’re well, I’m alright. I am having a brave week, especially brave. It’s just a bit brave for me because I am a coward. I so OK. I feel shy talking about it. My boyfriend is a very talented singer, his name is James Blake, and he released an album called Friends That Break Your Heart all about the the pain of friendship break ups, which I think is a really potent and amazing thing to talk about. But he he needed a music video for his song, Say What You Will. And I wrote a treatment for a music video, a comedy music treatment for a video, and I gave it to him and he really liked it and so did his management. So we went out and found a director who would be willing to bring my vision to life. And that was a man called Bear Damon, who was unbelievably cool and generous and collaborative with me and didn’t feel threatened by the fact that I was a woman, or that it was my

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