January 28, 2021

EP. 43 — Danny Wallace

Comedian, filmmaker, and author Danny Wallace joins Jameela this week to discuss how his book Yes Man changed her life, the culture of rudeness, parenting young children, what its like being an only child. Check out Danny Wallace’s book, Fuck You Very Much, wherever books are sold. 


IWEIGH-043-20210120-Wallace-ACv01-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello, and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil. How are you? You know, I’m all right. I’ve enjoyed the news a bit more for once–for a change. I’ve liked all of the action coming out of the Biden-Harris administration. I like the talk of climate change control. I like the talk of racial equality being taken seriously and police reform being addressed so instantly. This feels hopeful. I hope they keep up the same energy throughout the next four–or hopefully eight–years because it feels good. I’m developing something called faith–something I had lost for a really long time. So, I’ll try not to get too overexcited, but–dammit–we deserve to be a bit excited wherever we can because these are bleak times. I hope you’re starting to feel a bit better. January is finally ending. God, January was long. Fuck me. It was like a year-lo

Recent Episodes

See All

April 15, 2024

Jameela welcomes comedian and actor Celeste Barber (Netflix’s Wellmania) back to the podcast to talk about her relationship with her mental health, what themes are emerging in her life this year about the old work-life balance, and together they ask “Should we face our fears?

April 8, 2024

Join Jameela and author, linguist & podcast host Amanda Montell (Sounds Like a Cult) for a conversation about the inner workings of our human brains; our anxieties, information overload and how we cannot manifest our way out of poverty, illness or the apocalypse.

April 1, 2024

Jameela welcomes actress Minnie Driver (About a Boy, Good Will Hunting) for a vulnerable and candid conversation about modern parenting, the superpower of growing older, and what #metoo and #timesup did and didn’t change for her and her peers working in Hollywood.