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Bonus: Alyssa Cowit & Greg Dunbar of Live From Snack Time

Alyssa Cowit teaches at an elementary school in New York City. In May 2015, she started the Instagram account Live from Snack Time with Greg Dunbar, a digital marketing manager with Walt Disney Studios. Together they have grown Live from Snack Time to a huge success with kudos from the media-elite. This week we chat about how.

Further Reading:

I Did My Homework in My Head
Live From Snack Time Website
Live From Snack Time Instagram
Live From Snack Time Facebook
Live From Snack Time Twitter
Greg’s Twitter

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Writers Who Don’t Write Episode 31: Corinne Fisher

Corinne Fisher is a stand-up comedian, writer & actor. She co-hosts the wildly popular Guys We F**cked: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast with Krystyna Hutchinson, which now boasts a million+ listeners worldwide. Their book, FUCKED, will be published in October.

Further Reading:

Corinne’s Website
Guys We Fucked
Fucked (the book)
Sorry About Last Night
Corinne’s Twitter
Corinne’s Instagram

The Facts:
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Writers Who Don’t Write Episode 30: Lillian Cunningham

Lillian Cunningham is the editor of the Washington Post’s On Leadership section and host of the popular Presidential podcast. She sat down with us to chat about writing, producing and hosting a poiltical podcast during the 2016 election, what comes next, and the presidency of Chester Arthur, America’s most forgotten president.

Further Reading:

Lillian’s Twitter
Lillian’s writing in the Washington Post
Presidential

The Facts:
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Writers Who Don’t Write Episode 29: Louise O’Neill

Louise O’Neill is the Irish young adult author of Asking For It and Only Ever Yours. The Guardian called her the “best YA fiction writer alive today” and the New York Times called Asking For It “riveting and essential.” She has won all the awards, and Asking For It was a top-ten bestselling book in Ireland in 2016.

This week on the show she chats with us about Irish writers, writing for an American audience, maintaining focus while writing about serious issues for younger readers, and her own struggles with eating disorders growing up.

Further Reading:

Louise’s Twitter
Louise’s Facebook
Louise’s Instagram
Asking For It on Amazon
Only Ever Yours on Amazon

The Facts:
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Writers Who Don’t Write Episode 28: Mike Brown

Mike Brown is a standup comic and writer based in Harlem, New York. He was named one of Rooftop Comedy’s Comics to Watch, Caroline’s Best of New Talent, has performed at Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival, The San Francisco Sketchfest, The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and has appeared on Adult Swim, MTV, TruTV, and Funny or Die.

Along with stand-up, Mike Brown produces COMEDY OUTLIERS (a podcast and comedy showcase) and writes the comedy web series Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop (featured on Splitsider & ComedyHype.com). This week on the show he chats with us about the New York comedy scene, making people laugh on any platform, depression in the black community and a story about making jokes out of a terrible experience.

Mike will be on tour with his group #DECEPTICOMICS in April. He’s doing over 20 shows in 30 days. More info at decepticomics.com/tour.

Further Reading:

Mike’s Website
Mike’s Twitter
Mike’s Facebook
Mike’s Instagram
Mike’s Web Series Can’t Stop Won’t Stop
Comedy Outliers

The Facts:
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