72 minutes | Mar 20, 2019

#111: Han and Matt Hail Brandy Jensen

Han and Matt were so excited to be joined by the one and only Brandy "Ask a Fuck-Up" Jensen! You may have seen her Tweets cited on every single topic on every single news outlet, and you'll be relieved to know that Brandy's brilliance is actually and rightfully rewarded monetarily on The Outline where she answers questions every week on one of the only good things to come out of 2018. Here's what we discussed: Ask a Fuck-Up Brand Jensen on Twitter The Outline: "I Can't Tweet for One Week and It's Killing Me" Brandy Tweeting About Advice Columns 9 Nov 2015: Someone publish a piece on how the advice column has become the home of some of our generation's best writers 2 Jan 2016: I feel like if I wrote an advice column every answer would be "we're all hurtling toward death, I'm sure it will work out" 6 Apr 2016: Wanna start an advice column called Go Fuck Yourself where I just tell you to masturbate and see if that helps 12 Apr 2017: someone give me an advice column, I love telling other people what they should do 9 Mar 2018: I want to write an advice column called "Ask a Fuck Up" the premise of which is since I adamantly refuse to learn from my own mistakes perhaps other people can AAFU: "With special guest Neko Case" AAFU: "I'm not as smart as everyone said I was" AAFU: "Can people change?" AAFU: "I'm still in therapy. Should I be dating?" SPONSOR: Podigy: The podcast editing service we partner proudly with! Listener The Cyan Satyr: "How Do I Get Back into the Groove After a Traumatic Health Setback?" Shoutout to Ask a Manager: "our new manager is pressuring the women on our team to use menstrual cups" Shoutout to Ask Amy: "Phone use at concert not music to their ears" Shoutout to Ask a Native New Yorker on Gothamist, Who Now Has a Book! Ask a Native New Yorker: "Should We Move In Together?" Shoutout to Sexual Healing: "I met my girlfriend’s parents – and realised I once slept with her father" Advice Column Alert: "Yours in Tenacity, Miri" Submit your favorite questions or questions you may have for the podcast to hanandmattknowitall@gmail.com, anonymously at bit.ly/askhanandmatt, or to askahelpinghan@gmail.com for a Han-only written answer on hanandmattknowitall.com. Looking to support us? Desperately in need of a fantastical alter-ego? You can become a Patreon supporter and donate to us monthly for all kinds of sweet perks!
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