Fame, Fortune and Phone Sex, with Actor and Memoirist, Gabourey Sidibe

In today's episode, we discuss that jacket worn by Melania Trump whilst visiting an immigrant children's camp in Texas; Lionel Shriver's follow-up to her anti-diversity rant; Johnny Depp's bonkers Rolling Stone interview; Dolly's new favourite podcast Dear Joan and Jericha; and why mindfulness should be less about emptying your mind - than filling it.


Also today, we host the Oscar-nominated actor, producer and now memoirist, Gabourey Sidibe. Her book, This Is Just My Face, Try Not To Stare is a hilarious and brutally honest account of her life, from working as a phone-sex operator, to her breakout role in Precious, via fat-shaming in Hollywood.


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Links


This Is Just My Face, Try Not To Stare, by Gabourey Sidibe

https://www.amazon.co.uk/This-Just-My-Face-Stare/dp/1784708445/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1530130400&sr=1-1&keywords=gabourey+sidibe


The Economist Radio

http://radio.economist.com/


On mindFULLness over mindfullness, by Laura Freeman for The Times

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/this-meditation-mania-makes-me-anxious-l6fggsm9p


The Pisces, by Melissa Broder

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pisces-Melissa-Broder/dp/1408890984/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530130384&sr=8-1&keywords=the+pisces+melissa+broder


Are plus-size clothes really making us put on weight? By Victoria Moss for The Telegraph

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/fashion/news/plus-size-clothes-really-making-us-put-weight-simply-alternative/


The diversity trap, by Lionel Shriver for The Spectator

https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/06/the-diversity-trap/


On The (Nearly Lethal) Comforts Of A Luxury Cruise by David Foster Wallace: https://harpers.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/HarpersMagazine-1996-01-0007859.pdf 


Dear Joan and Jericha: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/dear-joan-and-jericha-julia-davis-and-vicki-pepperdine/id1376577916?mt=2 

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