October 11, 2022

Iliza Shlesinger: Be Skeptical, Not Cynical

Iliza Shlesinger (comedian, actor, writer, producer and author) returns to the podcast to reveal the solutions to her somatic pain, the changing cultural sensitivity toward comedy, and her approach to expressing anger. She discusses the origins and process of her observational and inclusive comedy style, new motherhood, and the epidemic of online hate, especially toward women. Mayim and Iliza break down the difference between being skeptical and cynical, the risks of consuming negative news, and the dangers of materialism.

Theme Song Written, Produced, and Performed by Ed Robertson. Mixed by Kenny Luong.
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Iliza Shlesinger

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