Karen Kilgariff Quotes
Many of us were raised with the 'be a lady' thing, and all those kind of things that can be used against you and strip you out of opportunity and power.
I do love Turner Classic Movies, because I feel like I'm not wasting as much time. I'm almost educating myself if I watch that.
It's very exciting to have a hit anything and it's also horrifying and a really high-pressure feeling sometimes. I feel like there's no end to the excitement and the freshness, because there's stuff happening every day. I think it's more like, within that whirlwind, how do you actually stay sane and keep your feet on the ground?
I think most people's conversations are as light as they are dark. That's how life is.
Any therapist can give you the expertise of their education, but we all know there's that person in our lives that's been like, 'Hey, one time I did this thing,' and that will stay with you for so much longer than the stuff that probably should, because it's from direct experience.
It's true, there are so many talented people who listen to our podcast. There are incredible crafters and artists.
I think sometimes it's only by talking about what's really going on that you can make it less scary.
Yeah, I mean, I did regular stand-up for a long time. And I did - I stopped doing stand-up when I worked on 'Ellen,' which was for five years. So when I went back to it, I found that, like, regular stand-up didn't really do it for me anymore. It almost felt insincere, like I wasn't saying anything I actually really wanted to say.
We get some great gifts. Trophies, very funny things, one woman even made a diorama of us sitting recording the podcast.
Writing about our mistakes turns the stupid stuff we've done and cringed over for years into a sort of do's-and-don'ts guide for others. Actually, more of a don'ts-and-don't guide.
I told my mom for years that I wanted to be a manicurist, and she'd always be like, 'But what if you went to college and you got a degree?' She'd try to explain how I could actually do a thing that would make me a ton of money, or that I didn't have to just pick the business that was closest to our house.
I think there are lots of those moments when we meet people - listeners at a meet-and-greet - and they tell us that they've changed their major to forensic science, or criminal justice, or they've become a victim's advocate.
I want to talk about the things that people don't think you're allowed to talk about.
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