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SHHH: The Poopcast (aka S**t and Shame with Shawn)

Join Shawn Shafner (The Puru), performer, activist, and educator for serious but entertaining talk about poop, fecal matters, LGBT shame and other unnameable taboos that clog our bodies, minds, and communities. Shawn and his esteemed guests talk (and might even sing) about taking responsibility for our literal shit and our metaphorical shit, to transform them from waste to resource. It’s time to get our shit together, before it hits the fan.
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Dec 15, 2015

The Puru may have finally met his match. Jibril is an extraordinary five year-old living in the Bronx who just happens to be obsessed with digestion. In this episode of SHHH, Jibril schools Shawn on why poop should resemble bananas instead of asteroids, explains the genesis of the pyloric sphincter, and meditates on the difference between half-digested food and poop. Joined by his mother Fatima and a league of lego models, Jibril will refresh your knowledge of basic biology and redefine cuteness while saying words like "penis," "gallbladder," and "hepatopancreatic duct" in all innocent earnestness.

 

Mentioned in podcast: Shawn Shafner, early childhood, poop, digestion, sphincters, reproduction, vagina, ureter, bolus, chyme, pancreas, duodenum, pharynx, larynx, teeth, tongue, saliva, stomach, large and small intestine, rectum, anus, Bronx Museum of Art, Boogie on the Boulevard, NYC, YouTube, Magic Schoolbus, taboo.  

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