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Samantha Irby

Ep. 311

Goddamn, Samantha Irby is the best! This was a delight from moment one to moment 100, so strap in, folks... for fun! And now, you know Samantha from her books Meaty; Wow, No Thank You; We Are Never Meeting in Real Life and her latest, Quietly Hostile, or from her work as a TV writer on shows like Shrill, And Just Like That... and Tuca & Bertie, and we get into a lot of what she's written about on today's episode: shame, meeting her wife as a fan first, growing up in Evanston, IL and so much more! PLUS, obvi, we answer YOUR advice questions! If you'd like to ask your own advice questions, call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or just DM us on IG or Twitter!


Fill out the survey so that we don't play awful ads! Support the show on Patreon (two extra exclusive episodes a month!) or get yourself a t-shirt or a discounted Quarantine Crew shirt! And why not leave a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts? Or Spotify? It takes less than a minute! Follow the show on Instagram! Check out CT clips on YouTube!


Plus some other stuff! Watch Naomi's Netflix half hour or Mythic Quest! Check out Andy's old casiopop band's lost album or his other podcast Beginnings!


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