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Andrea Chalupa

Ep. 266

Activist, filmmaker, author, and podcaster behind Gaslit Nation Andrea Chalupa shows us how to muster the courage, tenacity ,and willpower to fight for the willpower we want.


About Andrea Chalupa

Andrea Chalupa is a journalist, filmmaker, author, and activist. She is the writer and producer of the journalistic thriller Mr. Jones, directed by three-time Academy Award-nominee Agnieszka Holland (Europa Europa; The Secret Garden; House of Cards; The Wire) and starring James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, and Peter Sarsgaard. Her script for Mr. Jones is being adapted into a graphic novel by Lion Forge, the animation studio that produced Matthew Cherry’s Academy Award-winning Hair Love. She is the author of Orwell and The Refugees: The Untold Story of Animal Farm, which was taught in several high schools in Canada in a genocide studies program called Orwell Art.


Andrea co-hosts the popular civic action podcast Gaslit Nation, a Webby Award Honoree, in the spirit of The Golden Girls sitting around a cheesecake discussing geopolitics. With her Gaslit Nation co-host Sarah Kendzior, Andrea wrote the bestselling graphic novel Dictatorship: It’s Easier Than You Think!, a wild ride showing the perks and pitfalls of becoming a dictator, and how to overthrow one.


Keep up with Andrea Chalupa

Website | Gaslit Nation | Twitter | LinkedIn


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