Well, 2020 is truly the gift that keeps on taking. On Wednesday last week I got a message saying that my father was in critical condition. He hadn’t been feeling well. He and his wife had been on the way to the hospital when he stopped breathing. By the time they got there he had
May marks the four year anniversary of The Fat Lip! And under the circumstances right now, our schedule is shifting a little bit. But there are big things coming! On today’s pod we’re talking about the future of The Fat Lip. Big dreams! Want to win registration to the online Fat Studies conference I mentioned
Today I bring you the long-awaited Part 2 of the live episode I did with Brittney! Finally you’ll get to hear what happened in that pool…;) Credits Thank you to Starcrusher for the music you heard on today’s show and in every episode. Go to http://cstarcrusher.bandcamp.com to hear more. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons.
As promised, we did a live pod recording on Sunday, 3/29 and it was a lot of fun! It also lasted two hours (and probably could have gone a third) so I had to chop it in half. Today you’re getting part 1, and part 2 will be up in a few days! Credits Thank
Last week I wrote a much-requested essay about My 600-lb Life and posted it to the TFL blog. As promised, this is the audio version! For the full text, go to http://thefatlip.com/2020/03/21/our-600-pound-lives/. Credits Thank you to Starcrusher for the music you heard on today’s show. Go to cstarcrusher.bandcamp.com to hear more. Thank you to our
A thing that’s been happening lately is that people ask me my opinion of things. And, I mean, I started a one-woman podcast. Of course I am egomaniacal enough to very much enjoy telling people what I think about stuff. Even when I’m entirely unqualified! Which is often! But there are some topics that I’ve
(Ash) Hello, welcome to The Fat Lip, the podcast for fat people, about fat people. I am your fat host Ash, and I’m back again very quickly after the last episode. 2 episodes in one week. Who even am I? I’ve had this Shrill episode in the works for a couple of weeks but it
When Shrill Season 2 arrived on Hulu earlier this month, I knew I needed to talk about it on the pod. So what did I think? Today on the pod I am talking about the significance of Season 1 and everything Shrill Season 2 had to live up to. Did it? What did you think?
Happy Fat Tuesday one and all! Yes I will co-opt this religious holiday to celebrate fat people, thank you very much. And yeah yeah, every Tuesday is Fat Tuesday around here, but this is the one that mainstream culture knows about, so this is the one I’m stealing. In honor of the holiday, today on
Originally aired in December 2018. Brittney is a fat rideshare driver, and she LOVES it–she meets tons of friendly, interesting riders. She also gets a few creeps. On today’s show she’s talking about her experience driving strangers around in her car. And this is Part 1 of 2! Brittney had so many funny stories and
(ASH) Hello, welcome to The Fat Lip, the podcast for fat people, about fat people. I am your fat host Ash, and first I want to say thank you for all of the incredible compliments I got for the last episode–the Mama Cass one. She had such a sad story but one that was so
We’re in the middle of this historical fat people series and who could forget our jolliest representative, fat Santa! In honor of the holidays, today I bring you a short episode about a fat icon in a red suit who is not Lizzo. (We’ll get to her, though, I promise!) Read the transcript of this
The world thinks Cass Elliott died eating a ham sandwich. They’re wrong. (ASH)Hello, welcome to The Fat Lip, the podcast for fat people, about fat people. I’m your fat host Ash, and if you listened to our last episode about Queen Anne, you probably heard me say that I’m going to work on some episodes
The world thinks Cass Elliott died choking on a ham sandwich. They’re wrong. In today’s episode I’m talking about the tragic life and death of Cass Elliott, known to most of us as “Mama Cass.” Cass was an early, unwitting fat lib icon, but she spent her whole adult life desperate to become thin. That
I saw The Favourite, but it never even occurred to me that Queen Anne was fat (either in portrayal or in real life.) That is until my friend Ross brought this article by Anna Leszkiewicz in the New Statesman to my attention. Now I can’t stop thinking about this fat queen and the mythology of