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This Is Going Well, I Think with David Cooper

Stéphane Deschênes - August 8, 2023

Season 1, Ep. 45

Today, it's "El Presidente" – the president of the International Naturist Federation (INF), Stéphane Deschênes. Stéphane is also the owner of Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park. David and he begin by discussing an imaginary company called Lebb Media. They then dive into mixed-up ideas of masculinity and capitalism, and things get political. Afterwards, they have a conversation about the "dark side" of naturism and the bad actors he has encountered over the years. David shares an anecdote about a family attempting to smuggle naked photos of him across the border. Stéphane opens up about his suspension from Twitter and sheds light on the "nudniks" and vigilante groups who oppose naturist parks. Lastly, Stéphane finally tells David a little bit about the INF and being president.

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