The Body Protest

Feeling Freer Than Ever with Sam Baker

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Episode notes

Happy 2022 body protesters!! Honey and Nadia talk to journalist, broadcaster, novelist, former editor-in-chief of Just 17, Cosmopolitan, and Red Magazine, co-founder of The Pool, and creator of The Shift podcast… Sam Baker! We talk about menopause, body image, Sam’s time at the helm of some of the country’s most popular Women’s magazines and the received wisdoms at the time in the industry and reflections on the fashion industry.

This episode’s knowledge noodle is on body image and eating disorders in mid- and later life.

Episode Links:

Sam’s podcast - The Shift 

Sam’s book - The Shift 

Karen Arthur - Karen Arthur (@menopausewhilstblack) • Instagram photos and videos 

Lena Dunham on The Body Protest Getting Comfortable with the Contradictions with Lena Dunham | The Body Protest on Acast 

Anddddd…. You can spot the Menopause Banshee on the 'Florida' episode Big Mouth on Netflix

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Honey on Instagram 

Nadia on Instagram 

Show Credits

This podcast is produced by Daisy Grant 

Music is by Eve Garland and Zane Morris 

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