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HoS: Sarah Hepola
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HoS: Sarah Hepola

Author of Blackout discusses the viral Emily Gould divorce essay
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Friend of Pod Sarah Hepola is on to discuss the viral Emily Gould divorce essay. Some of you might be blessedly unaware, but this piece kicked off quite a chattering class firestorm on Valentine's Day. Many despised Gould and saw in her so many failings of millennial culture writers. Others praised her work as honest and vulnerable. Since Sarah wrote an incredible, sometimes self-lacerating book about her own battle with alcoholism, she’s well positioned to offer a verdict or two here.

We discuss Gould, the past era of personal essay she spawned, millennials, feminism, and whether I should have Richard Hanania on the podcast. Many topics broached here, sports not so much. Enjoy…

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