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I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
70 minutes | Sep 24, 2021
Phoebe Robinson Returns
Comedian, author, and actress Phoebe Robinson returns to I Weigh this week to discuss quarantining with her boyfriend (aka British Baekoff) and getting comfortable with some of the bodily functions that may inevitably spring up, her decision to not have children, growing past being a workaholic, how self-care is taking care of your community, and her new book - Please Don't Sit On My Bed In Your Outside Clothes - which is out September 28th! You can find Phoebe's new book wherever books are sold, and follow Phoebe on Instagram and Twitter @dopequeenpheebs You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website. I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com Jameela is on Instagram @jameelajamilofficial and Twitter @Jameelajamil And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!
79 minutes | Sep 17, 2021
Disability-rights activist, writer, and tv presenter Sophie Morgan joins Jameela this week to discuss how the pandemic has influenced the conversation around disability rights, why it's worthwhile for everything to be disability-friendly, growing to accept that you are not a burden, Sophie's journey with her own disability, and her new podcast with Sinead Burke - Equal Too. Listen to Equal Too wherever you get your podcasts. Sophie's list of disability voices to follow: Eddie Ndopu (@eddiendopu) Caroline Casey (@carolinecaseyhere) Marlee Matlin (@themarleematlin) Imani Barbarin (@crutches_and_spice) Keely Cat Wells (@keely_cat_wells) Jillian Mercado (@jillianmercado) Ali Stroker (@alistroker) Judy Heumann (@theheumannperspective) Andrea Lavant (@andraealavant) Jim LeBrecht (@jimlebrecht) Aaron Rose Philip (@aaron___philip) Chella Man (@chellaman) LoLo Spencer (@itslololove) Shane Burcaw (@shaneburcaw) Shannon Finnegan (@shanfinnegan) Suzy Byrne (@suzybie) Christine Sun Kim (@chrisunkim) Nyle Di Marco (@nylediMarco)
68 minutes | Sep 10, 2021
Actor, writer, director, and producer Zoe Lister-Jones joins Jameela this week to discuss being a late bloomer in high school, her mental health and anxiety around not being texted back, her work as a filmmaker and the vulnerability of putting your work out there, Zoe's decision to have an all-female crew on her film Band-aid, and writing/filming her new film How It Ends in a pandemic.
69 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
Comedian, host, and writer Simon Amstell joins Jameela this week to discuss his being a shy child finding his voice in theater, the way his sexuality played into his struggles with shame and lack of self-confidence, his experiences with Ayahuasca and how it helped him get to the root of his depression, what a "spirit hole" is, and more. Go to simonamstell.com to check out Simon's upcoming tour dates for his new show - Spirit Hole.
88 minutes | Aug 27, 2021
Shadeen Francis Returns
Sex/Family therapist Shadeen Francis returns this week to answer listener questions regarding how to mourn the loss of a friendship, how to manage a diminished sex drive, open relationships, having hard conversations with your partner, kinks and fetishes, adult virginity, and more.
94 minutes | Aug 20, 2021
Toxic Diet Culture with Dr. Joshua Wolrich
NHS Surgical Doctor and author Dr. Joshua Wolrich joins Jameela this week to discuss going from an "un-fattening" influencer to an anti-diet ally, his own experience with food insecurity and weight gain, why fat people receive worse medical care, the nuanced science behind weight gain, the dangers behind popular diets like keto and intermittent fasting, and more. Check our Dr. Wolrich's book - Food Isn't Medicine - wherever books are sold.
69 minutes | Aug 13, 2021
Judaism and LGBTQ+ Activism with Adam Eli
Activist and writer Adam Eli joins Jameela this week to discuss how the teachings of Judaism can apply to the LGBTQ+ community, why activism and social justice can be messy, how to use rage to combat diet culture, what Adam learned this year about his body and his experience with body image in the LGBTQ+ community, and more. Check out Adam Eli's book - The New Queer Conscious - wherever books are sold.
62 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
Comedian, writer, and actor Guy Branum joins Jameela this week to discuss the relationship between his coming out and his mental health, how The Biggest Loser damaged people's understanding of fatness, his frustrations with how queer people are represented in media, and more.
66 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Actor, director, writer, and newly-minted podcaster Elizabeth Banks joins Jameela this week to discuss the ways PMS can affect your mental health, why Elizabeth is fighting so hard for reproductive rights, and how Elizabeth loves to wear dresses when directing movies. Elizabeth's podcast - MY BODY MY PODCAST is out now on Audible!
66 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Yoga teacher, author, and body liberation advocate Jessamyn Stanley joins Jameela this week to discuss her journey into yoga, the relationship between community and body positivity, the way white supremacy is embedded in the traditional yoga community, Jessamyn's relationship with weed and how it enhances her yoga practice, and more. Her latest book, Yoke: My Yoga Of Self Acceptance, is available now wherever books are sold.
66 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
Stand-up comedian and writer Beth Stelling joins Jameela this week to discuss her mental health during lockdown; why she quit and then un-quit stand-up; her experience after she spoke up about her sexual assault; how painful probing questions about traumatic experiences can be, especially from female journalists; and how she wants to see more hope and redemption in the world. Check out her special Girl Daddy on HBOMax.
68 minutes | Jul 9, 2021
Katherine Ryan - Re-Release
We love this episode so much, we wanted to re-release it! Comedian, writer, presenter, and actor Katherine Ryan joins Jameela this week to discuss how being a new mother was surprisingly helpful in getting Katherine's start in comedy, a few of her dating disasters, how to raise an amazing daughter, processing a difficult miscarriage, and their thoughts on plastic surgery.
65 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
Bob The Drag Queen
Comedian, activist, and beloved drag queen Bob The Drag Queen joins Jameela this week to discuss his childhood as a young queer person in the South, confessing he thought Jameela's hair was a wig, sharing his experience in polyamorous relationships, growing past being a people pleaser, and how we can be better allies to the black trans community.
71 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
ALOK - Re-release
In honor of pride month, we are re-releasing our beloved episode with ALOK. Indian-American writer, performance artist, and media personality ALOK joins Jameela this week to discuss all things Trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary, the problem with those who are gender-critical & TERFs (trans-exclusionary radical feminists), and how to be a better ally to those that are shunned by the rest of the world.
94 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Men's Violence Against Women with Dr. Jackson Katz
Educator, filmmaker, author, and viral Ted Talk speaker Dr. Jackson Katz joins Jameela this week to discuss the language we use when discussing violence against women, bro-culture and how some men are afraid of losing social status with other men by speaking up, how vulnerability is is compatible with strength and power, how it is never too late to speak out, and what parents can do to raise caring and empathetic children. See Dr. Katz's powerful Ted talk here - https://www.ted.com/talks/jackson_katz_violence_against_women_it_s_a_men_s_issue?language=en
42 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
Ask Jameela Anything with Jameela Jamil
For this final episode of Ask Jameela Anything, Jameela goes solo to answer your questions on her motivation to fight for rights, how to help friends struggling with eating disorders, how to achieve body neutrality while enjoying dressing up, why we shouldn't give up on men, how to deal with shame and sex, ways to manage anxiety, and more.
61 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Singer, songwriter, and record producer Marina Diamandis joins Jameela this week to discuss the difficulties of living (and peeing!) on a tour bus, Marina's four year break before this most recent album, Marina's journey with her eating disorder, and their shared uncertainty on whether either of them want to have children. Marina's new album Ancient Dreams In a Modern Land is out now!
68 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
Upgrade Your Mind with Poppy Jamie
Entrepreneur, host, and mental health advocate Poppy Jamie joins Jameela to discuss her new book - Happy Not Perfect: Upgrade Your Mind, Challenge Your Thoughts, and Free Yourself From Anxiety. Poppy walks Jameela through her research and explains how we tend to have two "radio channels" in our brain - Stressed FM & Relaxed FM. She helps us understand how to turn down Stressed FM and turn up Relaxed FM. She covers the importance of belly breathing, stiff thinking vs flexible thinking, why we are so overwhelmed, and shares the best advice she was ever given - "never waste a breakdown." Happy Not Perfect is out June 8th!
54 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Ask Jameela Anything with Jess Barrett
Journalist Jess Barrett joins Jameela this week to answer listener questions about how to talk about body image with your parents, who you should talk to about healthy weight, how to stop idealizing men, where to find motivation, and keeping going after a suicide attempt.
65 minutes | May 28, 2021
Actor, writer, and director Natalie Morales joins Jameela this week to discuss growing up in Miami, an accident at the opera which changed her life and her face, her frustration the lack of support her sitcom Abby's got at the network, their shared horrific experience with paparazzi, becoming a self-taught director, and her recent ADHD diagnosis that changed how she understood her mental health. Her new film Plan B is out now on Hulu.
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