56 and a half: Unexpected Hiatus with My Ex

"Where have we been SJ?"

"I have been many places in my mind" *laughs maniacally*

In this mini episode we explain ourselves (and our absence), and talk unfathomable stress, fame, and the future of the podcast.

Things discussed this episode:

  • Peter’s Kickstarter is live! SJ has already pledged (what a great friend!) Go check it out here

  • SJ is launching her new podcast in 16 days! (AHHHHH) It’s called Starving Artist and is about art and money and how the hell to make it work. You can find it here.

  • @meatwreck

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56: Erotic Fanfiction With My Ex

Things discussed this episode:

  • So when I said “soft muscle” I meant “smooth muscle

  • I did a talk called about my younger days googling “dick” and “butt” and “dickbutt” for Digital Writers’ Festival last year, check it out here.

  • Sanderson Jones - look, I googled Jones to link to his stuff and it turns out in 2013 he started a secular church called Sunday Assembly, which is super interesting! You should check it out!

  • Chatroulette - it still exists!

  • The Kickstarter! Check it out here to see our amazing (read: terrifying) proposal footage!

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55: Managing Money With My Ex

“Fiscally conservative in the streets and socially liberal in the sheets”

This week: SJ quits her job, and no surprise, immediately regrets it.

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54: Getting Dumped With My Ex

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53: Being Honest With My Mortal Enemy

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52: A Year With My Ex

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51: Running A Patreon With My Ex

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50: The Boyfriend of My Ex

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49: Surviving a Car Crash With My Ex

Things discussed this episode:

  • Speed limits: to check out speed limits in different countries check out this handy Wikipedia page. Turns out that SJ and Peter were both right on Australian speed laws., Anything over the speed limit by 3 km/h or more will get you a fine in Victoria, whereas it’s 7 km/h over in Western Australia. In other states it’s 10% over the speed limit.
  • Quora - the website that claims to have the answer to every question
  • Peter’s injury from car accident
  • Werner Herzhog’s film From One Second To The Next, on texting while driving. It’s 35 minutes long and you can watch it all on YouTube.

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48: Happy Birthday To My Ex

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47: Staying Friends With My Ex

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46: Terrible Pet Ownership With My Ex

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45: Working From Home With My Ex

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44: I Want An Apology From My Ex

Things discussed this episode:

  • Peter conflated two of Joe Peacocks posts: 1 2 (also, it’s worth noting that Joe has disavowed a lot of the opinions and phrasings of his old writings)

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43: Having Kids With My Ex

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42: Finding My Mountain With My Ex

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41: Social Enterprise With My Ex

Things discussed this episode:

  • Little BetsThe Four Hour Work WeekThe Art of Non-Conformity - all books about lifestyle design and design thinking (that I’m warning, can sometimes be distinctly missing an awareness of or to, social / political context)

  • That Sexy Show - a sex-positive comedy game show that we did back in the day

  • Who Gives A Crap - social enterprise toilet paper company

  • Shebeen - Melbourne bar and social enterprise

  • Conflict Kitchen, started by Jon Rubin (who’s work SJ really digs)

  • Streat - social enterprise in Melbourne working with homeless people

  • Be Bangles - I feel bad about coming down so hard on this project and looking like an asshole (and also a hypocrite) I guess we’re all just trying to find the best way to do the right thing really

  • The Most Good You Can Do by Peter Singer

  • Guy who has made a pledge to donate half his income

  • GiveWell.org - an organisation that does in-depth charity research to suggest what would be best to donate to

  • Dave Gorman - the man behind Are You Dave Gorman? And Googlewack Adventure

  • Global Fund for Women - organisation advocating for women’s rights

  • Sock company Odd Pears (turns out they do donate part of profits to charity!)

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