April 8, 2024

EP. 209 — The Age of Magical Overthinking with Amanda Montell

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. You’ll hear why we are obsessed with nostalgia, fandom and parasocial relationships and (thankfully!) why Amanda is hopeful for the future.

 

Follow Amanda on IG @amanda_montell and find her book The Age of Magical Overthinking amandamontell.com/

 

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