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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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May 17, 2016

There’s so much happening in our underwear zone: poop, pee, period blood. And Miki Agrawal is tackling them all, with a side of vegan, gluten-free, farm-to-table pizza. This week, Shawn Shafner (The Puru) sits down with the serial entrepreneur and creator of Wild pizzerias, Thinx period underwear, Icon incontinence underwear, Tushy attachable bidets and an empowering guide to living your dream called Do Cool Sh*t. Amidst bites of kale, Miki and Shawn ask the big questions: how can science, humor, sex, sustainability and design help us change taboo narratives and sell products? Why does it take the average woman 7 years to admit to her doctor that she’s suffering from urinary incontinence? How much exactly is two tampons’ worth of blood? Does one measure that in milliliters? Tune in and quench your thirst for knowledge.


Also mentioned in this podcast: nourishment, Park Slope, Williamsburg, stomach aches, comfort food, menstruation, tampon, pad, soccer, feminine hygiene, grapefruit, Pamela Anderson, advertising, marketing, NYC, MTA, subway, ovulation, ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes, Depends, Poise, banana leaf, reusable applicators, Be Creative, Fox News, Sex for Smart People, Stephanie Johnstone, Bustle, male penetration, gentle loving, Waldorf, toilet paper, Scott, 1890 Joseph Gayetty, Toto washlet, Re-Search Guide to Bodily Fluids, Paul Spinrad, nose-picking, boogers, hemorrhoids, SquattyPotty, squat toilets, anal sex, poo-pourri, Shambhala Center, Shastri Ethan Nichtern, instagram, incontinent pride, gender, anxiety, branding, aesthetic, design, communication, empowering vs uncomfortable, AfriPads, Uganda, New York Magazine

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