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  • Episode 013: Jeff Bezos #1 Fan
    by clairestemen on April 6, 2018 at 7:18 pm

    Today’s guest is, yet again, old friend: Allison Beer!     It’s that time of year, where people get married a bunch. Today Allison and I break down the ridiculous cost of marriage and why, in fact, it exploits women and excludes men. Ironically, feminism helps push that along, as well as the general male […] The post Episode 013: Jeff Bezos #1 Fan appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • Episode 012: Two Lip Mania
    by clairestemen on March 26, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    This week’s guest…tried and true Dakota Potts! Happy Spring! Spring means flowers. Inevitably it reminds us all of the famed 17th century Dutch Tulip Market Crash. Every year I ruminate on this fabulous story and sigh in happy remembrance of the joyful fact that an entire country got really stoked about a flower market. In […] The post Episode 012: Two Lip Mania appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • On Just Doing That Thing
    by clairestemen on March 21, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    I am happiest in the midst of a few projects, especially if they are things I’ve never undertaken before. Recently, my family acquired five little chicks. We are raising them to be—you guessed it—chickens. Chickens who will leave us (hopefully) eggs every once in a while and snack on annoying bugs in the garden. They have […] The post On Just Doing That Thing appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • Episode 011: aut delectare aut prodesse
    by clairestemen on March 5, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    This week’s guest…is me again! Yay for me! Discourse is a matter of course for me and one of the main reasons I wanted to create a podcast that could facilitate that much needed space. Originally I was inspired by the 18th century Parisian salons and their amazing salonnières, but ended on the idea of […] The post Episode 011: aut delectare aut prodesse appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde | Bookths
    by clairestemen on March 3, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    The Picture of Dorian Gray. The only novel by Oscar Wilde and the novel that convicted him. Oscar Wilde An Irishman, Oscar Wilde was best known for his plays in London during the late 1800s. He was well-known for his irresistible charms, swift wit, and disarming conversational skills. Naturally such skills translate well into the literary […] The post The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde | Bookths appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]