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“I was unaware of my fear’s existence until the moment of its first absence.” – Andrew McCarthy

Andrew McCarthy (@AndrewTMcCarthy), who rose to fame as an actor during the 1980s John Hughes teen-movie era, is a television director, travel writer, and author of such books as The Long Way Home and Just Fly Away.

In this episode of Deviate, Andrew discusses his transition into travel writing (3:00); his journey on the Camino de Santiago and his relationship with fear (10:30); finding his voice as a writer, and the importance of asking for help on the road (21:00); balancing his career in entertainment business with his career as a writer (41:00); and how travel has changed through the years (50:00).

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The Deviate theme music comes from the title track of Cedar Van Tassel’s 2017 album Lumber.

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