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May 31, 2022

Margaret Cho: Remove Your Investment in Pain

Margaret Cho (comedian, Fire Island, Flight Attendant, Hacks) opens up about dissociation, queerness, and her love for rescuing animals. She gives us a peek into her impressive cat palace, explains what bisexuality means to her and why comedy is her safe space. Margaret discusses the origins and triggers of her struggles with dissociation and how she is able to harness its benefits in her acting. She takes us through her journey through recovery from opiate abuse and her experiences with EMDR therapy. Mayim breaks down compulsive overeating, and she and Margaret consider the notion of palatability within the entertainment industry, especially when it comes to body- and age-shaming.

Theme Song Written, Produced, and Performed by Ed Robertson. Mixed by Kenny Luong.
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Margaret Cho

Comedian, Actress, Author

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Mayim Bialik

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Jonathan Cohen

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