On Writing on the Internet and Using Humor to Go Deeper with R. Eric Thomas | Selfie Podcast Episode 133


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Kristen talks about staying nice in the midst of a book launch. We chat with R. Eric Thomas about the weird world of writing on the internet, and finding the balance between writing about humor and pop culture and also writing about social justice issues. This episode was recorded a few weeks ago, and as we discussed how we've tried to engage people on issues of racial justice, little did we know it would soon be a national conversation. BJ gives us advice on living in authenticity, and Claire talks about what to do if your cloth face covering is making you break out. In this episode we talk about: Here For It: How to Save Your Soul in America, Rage Against the Minivan Fitbit Flex 2 Minted Art at Target Katie Craig Milk Makeup Kush Lip Balm Green Dragon Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren Winner Hero Cosmetics has an incredible product called the Mighty Patch, a hydrocolloid patch that extracts impurities. If you struggle with acne popping up at the worst time, it’s a great solution. Use code SELFIE15 for 15% off at herocosmetics.com. It can be really hard to know what vitamins or supplements you should be taking, but Care/of makes it easy with an online quiz that let’s you know exactly what you need for daily vitamins. Care/of delivers daily vitamin and supplement s customized to your recommendations, sent right to your door every month. For 50% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code selfie50. Shopping and meal-planning has been made even more challenging. HelloFresh cuts out stressful meal planning and grocery store trips, so you can enjoy cooking and get dinner on the table in just about 30 minutes. Easily change your delivery days or food preferences, and skip a week whenever you need. There’s something for everyone, including low-calorie, vegetarian, and family-friendly recipes every week. Go to HelloFresh.com/60selfie and use code 60selfie to get $60 off your first three weeks, including free shipping on your first box. Additional restrictions apply, please visit HelloFresh.com for more details. If you are struggling with debt right now, and high interests rates are making it hard for you to get our of the credit card debt on your own, sponsor Payoff.com may be an option to get out of the debt cycle. Go to Payoff.com/Selfie to learn more. Today’s charity focus is SaveTheChildren.Org. Right now, the coronavirus is the biggest global health crisis of our lifetime-threatens children in every way. Covid-19 has already left many children without caregivers, out of school and exposed to violence and exploitation. With your support SaveTheChildren.Org can help kids in unsafe households and help support distance learning in the face of school closures.

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