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Lighten Up #122: Knox McCoy

Today I’m talking with Knox McCoy, swashbuckling co-host of The Popcast with Knox and Jamie and author of the new book, All Things Reconsidered.

As I’m trying to edit this podcast, my kids are literally screaming at the top of their lungs above me. I don’t know what’s happening. We are at DEFCON ONE right now. I can only assume we’ve been attacked by zombies and at this point, I kinda don’t mind? Knox and I talk about our current apocalypse, trying to work at home with kids, is this really easier on introverts, dealing with sleeplessness, and soul diarrhea. What is soul diarrhea and how can we avoid catching it? You’ll have to listen to the show. Knox also gives his apocalypse movie recommendations for both kids and adults.

Now above me someone is stomping around like an elephant. We may in fact have an elephant loose in the house. My first order of business after this social distancing is to trick out my office like a bomb shelter, with sound proofing and a month’s supply of Doritos and bourbon.

I know there are a lot of horrible things happening in the world. People losing loved ones, losing jobs, and losing their minds at home with their kids. I don’t know what your life is like now, if you’re on the front lines battling this pandemic, serving your community as an essential worker, or just trying to do the right thing and stay home to flatten the curve, but wherever you are, I hope this puts a smile on your face, so listen in and lighten up!

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