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The Short Stacks 12: Damon Young//What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker

On today's episdoe of The Short Stacks our guest is Damon Young. Damon is the co-founder of Very Smart Brothas, a senior editor at The Root, and the author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker . We talk today about the anxieties of releasing a memoir into the world, public apologies, and getting blurbs from people you admire. There are no spoilers today.

You can find everything we talk about on today's episdoe on The Stacks Website: www.thestackspodcast.com/2019/05/06/ss12 

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00:44:15 5/6/2019

Past Episodes

Today on The Stacks we have on avid reader and friend of pod, Allison Punch, who you may know better as @AllisonReadsDC on Instagram. Allison talks with us about incorporating reading into her professional life, why she reads books by authors who don't look like her, and gives you all a bunch of recommendations. Get your TBRs ready.

You can find links to everything we discuss on today's show on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/08/21/ep-73-allison-punch

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01:03:55 8/21/2019

Today on The Stacks Book Club we discuss Elizabeth Alexander's memoir The Light of the World about the unexpected death of her husband. We are joined by Dani McClain, author of We Live for the We to discuss this examination of a life well lived.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/08/14/ep-72-the-light-of-the-world

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01:03:28 8/13/2019

Ramin Setoodeh is the author of The New York Times Bestseller, Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of "The View". Ramin joins The Short Stacks to discuss this iconic TV show, how the 2016 election impacted the writing of this book, and which co-hosts make his "The View" Mount Rushmore.
There are no spoilers on this episode.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/08/12/ss19

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00:39:00 8/12/2019

Dani McClain is an author and journalist, who's new book We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood is an examination of parenting, community, and social justice. Today we discuss advocating for one's self as a privilege, how non-parents can aid in the work of parenting, and about what books we would and wouldn't teaching in school.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/08/07/ep-71-dani-mcclain

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01:06:59 8/7/2019

Today on The Stacks Book Club we're discussing Work Party: How to Create & Cultivate the Career of your Dreams by Jaclyn Johnson. We've brought back founder of Something Social, Calli Cholodenko, to help discuss being a female entrepreneur, finding the balance between being creative and running a business, and other challenges, big and small, women face in the work place. There is so much to discuss this week, and its all spoiler free.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/07/31/ep-70-work-party

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01:08:44 7/31/2019

On this episode of The Short Stacks we have author Bianca Marais on to talk about her sophomore novel, If You Want to Make God Laugh, about three women in South Africa in the immediate aftermath of Apartheid. We discuss Bianca's vision board for writing, dealing with criticism, and the importance of own voice narratives.
There are not spoilers on this episode.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/07/29/ss18

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00:36:33 7/29/2019

If you're on social media (duh, of course you are) you're going want to listen to today's episode to hear tips and tricks from someone who knows. Calli Cholodenko, founder and creative director of Something Social a social media and marketing company, is our guest and she is here to share insights into Instagram's algorithms, brand management , and of course books.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/07/24/ep-69-calli-cholodenko

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00:58:18 7/24/2019

Miracle Creek is a courtroom drama meets literary fiction book by Angie Kim, it is also today's selection for The Stacks Book Club. To help us break down this story of parental anxiety, belonging, and the right to life, we have author and activist Rachel Overvoll (Finding Feminism). Today we discuss intention vs. impact, the language we use around ability levels, and how we respond to characters who do bad things.
There are spoilers on this week's episode. For a spoiler free look at this book check out The Short Stacks with Angie Kim.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/07/17/ep-68-miracle-creek 

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01:05:48 7/17/2019

In August we'll be discussing The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington for The Stacks Book Club. In anticipation, we have author and journalist Radley Balko (Rise of the Warrior Cop) on The Short Stacks. We talk about how Radley started reporting on death investigations in Mississippi, the process of working with a legal team for this book, and the In the Dark podcast.
There are no spoilers on today's episode.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/07/15/ss17  

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00:41:13 7/15/2019

Today on The Stacks, we have author and feminist Rachel Overvoll joining us to discuss her book Finding Feminism, which is a memoir about her upbringing as a fundamentalist Evangelical Christian, her split from the church, and her personal journey toward feminism and empowerment. Rachel shares her own definition of Feminist, her perspectives on leaving religion, and then we go off on a The Bachelor tangent. This episode has it all.

You can find links to everything we talk about on today's episode on The Stacks Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2019/07/10/ep-67-rachel-overvoll

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01:05:11 7/10/2019

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