Big Mood, Little Mood

 I’m Not Racist Because …

Talking about offensive friends, faking autism, and The End of Bias with guest Jessica Nordell.

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Episode Notes

Danny Lavery welcomes Jessica Nordell, a science journalist and the author of the book The End of Bias: A Beginning.

Lavery and Nordell take on two letters. First, from a letter writer who’s at her wits’ end with her friend’s racist comments. Another letter writer has caught her friend faking the symptoms of autism. Plus a deep dive into Nordell’s book, The End of Bias: A Beginning.

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Every week, Danny M. Lavery brings on a guest to answer questions from listeners before diving into conversation about relationships, dissatisfaction, drives, regrets, estrangement, embarrassment, self-assessments, and feelings from the monumental to the minute.

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