EP.86 - MONA CHALABI

Adam talks to data journalist Mona Chalabi about therapy, sex, Seinfeld, biological determinism, orgasms, vaginas and statistics!

Thanks to Seamus Murphy-Mitchel for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing.

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RELATED LINKS

‘FOURTH OF JULY’ BY MONA CHALABI
https://twitter.com/monachalabi/status/882242602048860160

THE VAGINA DISPATCHES EP.1 - THE VULVA
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/video/2016/sep/23/vagina-dispat...

3 WAYS TO SPOT A BAD STATISTIC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zwwanld4T1w&pbjreload=10

MONA CHALABI - DESIGNING DATA FOR MAXIMUM IMPACT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5C5dV9XVKo

ILLEANA DOUGLAS - I BLAME DENNIS HOPPER PODCAST
http://illeanaspodcast.com/

Comments

Submitted by: Soggyangrytoast   1 week 2 days ago

Love your work. Massive Fan. Disappointed with the stereotypical stuff in this podcast and your guests agenda though. Try watching Naked Attraction on Channel 4 tonight....Women who are into women have just as much of an issue with pubes and tidy "vaginas"....actually vulvas as boys do. Theres just a lot more oral sex going on these days and going down on a thick bush isn't so nice for either sex. I have to trim for my lady or she won't go downstairs! most young men trim or shave their now too. You can't pretend this is a sexist issue. So your whole concept of biological imperative plus socio-media pressure is BS I'm afraid. Its more because people are more sexually confident than we used to be (I'm also a child of the 70s) and not willing to put up with it and are more confident in asking/demanding it! I used to be soooo grateful if I got any action during my early sexual years but that was the 80s and a different time. People are much more sexually aware and confident now. Obvs there are a lot of people struggling with issues but thats not really what you 2 were suggesting....

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