September 9, 2021

EP. 75 — Zoe Lister-Jones

Actor, writer, director, and producer Zoe Lister-Jones joins Jameela this week to discuss being a late bloomer in high school, her mental health and anxiety around not being texted back, her work as a filmmaker and the vulnerability of putting your work out there, Zoe’s decision to have an all-female crew on her film Band-aid, and writing/filming her new film How It Ends in a pandemic.

Transcript

Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, I hope you’re well, I’m great. This week I have a guest that I have wanted to not just have on my podcast. I’ve just wanted to kind of properly, properly meet her and chat to her. And I selfishly used all of you as an excuse to do that. Her name is Zoe Lister Jones. She is an actress, a writer, a producer. She’s just one of the funniest and coolest and and most unique people on television. And I’m completely obsessed. I have been for years since I was much younger than I am now. And I’ve just kind of grown up alongside her, watching her career and just kind of marveling at how different and wonderful she is. And so I asked her to come onto my podcast to talk about her film, how it ends, because I thought it was a very poignant story for what’s happening in the world right now. I mean, she literally shot it mid pandemic. It’s not about the pandemic. It&#

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