May 26, 2022

EP. 112 — Erin Gibson

Comedian, podcast queen, and author Erin Gibson joins Jameela to discuss how they are feeling about the current abortion crisis, the way the media’s fearmongering affects everyone, what the heck conspirituality is, Erin’s journey to finding peace from her depression, the importance of local politics, where to start in making a political difference, and more.

Check out Erin’s book Feminasty, wherever books are sold: https://www.feminasty.com/

You can follow Erin on Instagram @gibblertron

You can listen to Erin’s podcast Attitudes wherever you get your podcasts:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/attitudes/id479583266

You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/

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Transcript

Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, a podcast against shame. I hope you’re well. But. What happened in an elementary school in Texas this week makes it really hard for most of us to even comprehend what kind of world we are living in and it is just fucking weekly atrocity upon atrocity in the news cycle but this being such young children and this being the 27th mass shooting in America this year, and it’s only May or at the end of May. It just makes you wonder what what is going to be enough for us to have gun laws that protect people? All these same people crying, pro-life, pro-life, caring about all these children that don’t even exist, doing nothing, lifting not a finger to protect the children already here. Soon as they’re out the womb, they’re on their own. And this isn’t me trying to crowbar the abortion conversation into a tragedy. This is me saying that these same senators claim to care so mu

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