589: Tell Me I’m Fat

589: Tell Me I’m Fat

Jun 17, 2016
The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. A show inspired by Lindy West’s book Shrill.
NOTE: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. A beeped version is available here.
  • Host Ira Glass interviews Lindy West about her experience “coming out” as fat. (5 minutes)

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