Allison Beth Raskin is an American writer, director, comedian, YouTuber, podcaster, mental health advocate, and works with comedy YouTube channel, Just Between Us.
Gaby and Allison give advice to a listener wondering how to find the right support group for herself and maybe her daughter. They then talk to legendary storyteller and superstar from Reading Rainbow, Roots and Star Trek, LEVAR FREAKING BURTON, all about storytelling, politics, social media and just... everything. And finally, emotional intelligence. What is it? And how to build it? DID WE MENTION LEVAR BURTON IS ON?!   Subscribe to LeVar Burton Reads:
Gaby and Allison answer a listener’s question about how much conflict is normal in friendships. Then, they talk to documentary filmmaker Erin Carr (Mommy Dead and Dearest, Heart of Gold) about her filmmaking process, how to spot a liar and whether documentaries are entertainment or journalism. Lastly, working from home! Let’s keep doing it even after the pandemic is over.
Allison and Gaby attempt to help a listener whose wealthier friends refuse to talk about money and privilege. They’re then joined by journalist Tuck Woodstock to discuss the horrors of federal troops in Portland. And finally, Gaby shares what it’s been like to officially be living with her partner! Content Warning: Discussion of race, class and police violence. Resources:   Tuck on Twitter:   Tuck on Patreon:   Tuck on Venmo:   More Links For Tuck:   Call to support independent journalists on the ground in Portland:   Defense Fund PDX on Instagram:
Allison and Gaby offer advice to a listener who wants to be supportive of her friend’s upcoming wedding... but thinks she's way too young to get married. They’re then joined by Hank Green to discuss all things social media. And later, microaggressions! How to spot them and how to stop doing them! Content Warning: Discussion of racism and transphobia
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Jun 20th, 1989
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3 days, 11 hours
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