Frankly, I Don’t Give a Damn

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Have you ever wished you cared less or been told to develop a thicker skin? For the polite and anxious among us, suddenly being immune to criticism and embarrassment might seem to be a superpower. In this hour, we’re exploring what that power might allow you to do: become a fabulously successful stand-up comedian, discern what really matters in your life, and resist the attempts of self-help books to make you feel bad about living your life as you see fit.

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Journalist Ariel Levy recounts how quickly everything—your career, marriage, family plans—can come unraveled.More

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Original Air Date: 
May 07, 2017
Airdates: 
May 06, 2017
December 02, 2017