Big Mood, Little Mood

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Fat and Happyish

Talking fearing a favorite aunt with guest Kate Beaton.

Episode Notes

Danny Lavery welcomes Kate Beaton, author of the new graphic memoir Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands, which recounts the time she spent working and living in Canada’s oil industry man camps.

Lavery and Beaton read a letter from someone who would like to visit their favorite aunt from childhood, but is afraid the aunt will focus on her weight.

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Production by Phil Surkis.

About the Show

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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