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Misfortunes Quote-Unquote

When I pitched my guest, Shawn, about coming onto the show, my original idea was just talking to her about her career change from being a lawyer to becoming a psychotherapist. She counter-pitched me a story that I couldn’t resist. She said, and I’m paraphrasing, “Let me tell you about that time I drank from…

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Transcript: Misfortunes Quote-Unquote

Suzie Sherman (00:00:14):This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman. All our lives continue to be derailed by COVID-19. Heading into this holiday season I urge all of us to be as safe as possible. Stay outdoors if…

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Old Banana

I made this one-minute film! I figure since bananas are metaphors around here, you might enjoy it as a little addendum to the podcast. What alternate realities for this old banana, or this human person, come up for you?  If you like it, tweet it out!  https://twitter.com/soozenextthing/status/1299254636772122625 The video is licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial Creative…

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The Real Drug Was Checking Out.

In this episode, I talk to my guest, Cisco, about how being sober isn’t just about not drinking booze. Cisco’s exploration of sobriety is no less than a spiritual quest, and it’s a daily examination of how he can be of better service not just to himself, but to the people in his life. We…

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Transcript: The Real Drug Was Checking Out.

Suzie Sherman:This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman, coming to you unironically from week 21 of the COVID era. It probably can’t be stated too strongly that I didn’t anticipate we’d all be sheltered at home during…

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Julia Serano Likes Scare Quotes

Julia Serano is the author of the nonfiction books Whipping Girl, Excluded and Outspoken. She also just published a work of fiction called 99 Erics: a Kat Cataclysm faux novel. But wait, there’s more! She’s a biologist. She’s an activist. She’s a musician. And as you will be reminded in this conversation, Julia Serano is a “Notable Feminist Theorist.” And I’m…

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Transcript: Julia Serano Likes Scare Quotes

Suzie Sherman   Hey everybody, it’s Suzie. I’m just gonna duck in here to say that this episode with Julia Serano was recorded a real long time ago. Well before COVID-19 changed everyone’s realities. I hope everyone’s doing well, staying safe, staying emotionally well, taking care of yourselves, doing what you need to feel healthy and…

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Panic in a Grocery Store Parking Lot

In this episode:    Me, freaking out in a parking lot. About COVID-19, naturally. Intro, and me reading reflections from other folks.  Voice recordings from even more folks. Outro, links, resources. Summary:  I can’t imagine business as usual right now at a podcast about how our lives can change on a dime. So I reached out…

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Transcript: Panic in a Grocery Store Parking Lot

Suzie Sherman (On location, from my car.) Hello, hello. Festering cesspool. Okay, so I’m sitting, I’m sitting in the parking lot of a well known natural food grocery chain, which under normal circumstances I don’t even like shopping at, because I don’t want to give money to their fucking awful parent company. But here I…

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