As Me with Sinéad

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 Oct 24, 2019

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How do we unlearn negativity and learn to love ourselves and each other? What’s the first step towards becoming more empathetic? Listening. Academic, TED alum, and advocate Sinéad Burke leads candid conversations to create a classroom in podcast form with diverse, notable guests who explain what it’s like to be them. They challenge us to confront our biases, deepen our humanity, and feel empowered to impact and be ourselves in the world around us. Let’s go!

Episode Date
As Me Update + Request For Feedback
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Hear a quick update about As Me making waves in Canada, a brand new Lemonada Media podcast that we think you may like, and a request for your feedback about your experience as an As Me with Sińead listener in our Lemonada Media listener survey running in July 2020 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
32: The Best of Season 1
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This week on As Me, Sinéad shares some of her favorite moments from Season 1 that reflect the essence of the show. From talking about imposter syndrome with Florence Welch and Riz Ahmed to self-acceptance with Justin Tranter and Akilah Hughes to letting go of perfectionism with Adwoa Aboah. Each of these moments captures the power of connection and vulnerability in every episode, all of which help us to understand and empathize with each other more.  Betterhelp.com https://www.weahlthfront.com/asme http://functionofbeauty.com/asme https://www.audible.com/pd/A-Fools-Errand-Audiobook/1684578345 https://www.blinkist.com/asme Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2020
31: As Alessandro Michele
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For the penultimate episode of Season 1 of As Me, Sinéad brings it back to fashion with Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele. He sat down with Sinéad in Milan prior to #stayhome, but much of what Alessandro says feels relevant to these strange times. He shares his zest for life, even in the most tragic of moments, how the unique little boy he once was shaped who he is today. Betterhelp.com/asme functionofbeauty.com/asme Audible.com http://betterhelp.com/asme Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2020
30: As Dani Shapiro
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Now more than ever, art and content provides solace to so many. That’s why Sinéad spoke with best selling author, Dani Shapiro, from self-quarantine. Dani’s shares how writing helps her process trauma and shape her identity, as well as how her own shocking discovery about her lineage impacted her sense of self. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ betterhelp.com/ASME Batistehair.com blinkist.com/ASME https://www.audible.com/pd/Inheritance-Audiobook/1984840231 functionofbeauty.com/asme Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2020
29: As Lonnie G. Bunch III
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As another week of quarantine and social distancing goes by, Sinéad catches up with historian and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, Lonnie Bunch from his home in Washington, D.C. The two talk about the importance of history in shaping our identity, Lonnie’s experience as the director of the Museum of African American History and Culture, and the parts of his childhood that shaped his understanding of racism, and led him to cherish history and storytelling. (Note, strong language is used by Lonnie to describe racist experiences.)  Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ betterhelp.com/ASME https://www.audible.com/pd/A-Fools-Errand-Audiobook/1684578345 rothys.com/Sinead batistehair.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2020
28: As Akilah Hughes
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In the midst of the pandemic, Sinéad talks with comedian and reporter Akilah Hughes about how she is balancing her work and mental health right now, including winding down for the day after intense news cycles. Akilah talks openly about her struggles with self image, and her related decision to leave her northern Kentucky home.   audible.com/as me or text As Me to 555-555  Imagined Life https://crooked.com/podcast-series/what-a-day/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2020
27: As Reza Aslan
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This week, we hear a conversation between Sinéad and scholar, writer, and podcaster Reza Aslan. The two talk about Aslan’s relationship to identity, Islamophobia, his self-doubt, and raising his kids to be global citizens. For a three month trial for Reza's talk show go to go.topic.com/AsMe and enter promo code AsMe2020. betterhelp.com/asme https://www.batistehair.com/ In The Bubble with Andy Slavitt The Hilarious World of Depression @monachalabi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2020
Lemonada New Show Alert: In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt
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**New Lemonada Media Show Alert** In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt. We are now in the early stages of something we’ve never seen before: a global pandemic. In addition to our health, social isolation and economic uncertainty have left us scrambling to understand our new normal and wondering what the future holds. From his own bubble, health care leader, turnaround expert and #stayhome architect Andy Slavitt is making it his mission to give Americans critical information in real-time but also hope for a path forward. He reminds us of what we can achieve and the deep sense of solidarity that we need during these trying times. Andy is joined each week by leading scientists, cultural icons, and political leaders—together, they will help us process, understand, and adjust to the changes around us. Subscribe now to In The Bubble with Andy Slavitt where ever you get your podcasts.
Apr 01, 2020
26: As Negin Farsad
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Sinéad is joined by comedian Negin Farsad, who shares her early memories as the only Iranian-American at her school, her time working in policy, and how she now uses comedy to continue her activism.  betterhelp.com/asme functionofbeauty.com/asme Batistehair.com
Mar 26, 2020
25: As Allison Raskin
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Sinéad shares a bit about how she’s coping with staying at home, and what working from home means for disabled people. Then, writer, comedian, and podcast host Allison Raskin joins Sinéad for a long conversation about anxiety and mental health.    Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ www.batistehair.com Just Between Us  betterhelp.com/asme Everything Is Fine www.lemonadamedia.com/shop
Mar 19, 2020
24: As Samantha Power
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Author and former Ambassador Samantha Power joins Sinéad in Dublin to talk about embracing vulnerability, and the moment that sparked Power’s immense drive to learn about the world.   Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   Dear Young Rocker www.blinkist.com/ASME www.betterhelp.com/ASME Brave, Not Perfect First Contact @joycrookes
Mar 12, 2020
23: As Aki Omoshaybi
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Actor and writer Aki Omoshaybi joins Sinéad in London to talk about how he navigated his Nigerian background in a predominantly white neighborhood, how soccer drove him to excel in drama school, and his struggle to take breaks. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ REAL, released in theatres April 24th rothys.com/sinead functionofbeauty.com/asme audible.com/asme betterhelp.com/asme @roguecollectiv
Mar 05, 2020
22: As Briony Williams
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Great British Bake Off (or, Baking Show in the U.S.) semi-finalist Briony Williams joins Sinéad in London to talk about her identity as a teacher, how she practices resilience and kindness, and her choice not to mention or accept special accommodations for her disability while in the tent.    Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   @franklinleonard betterhelp.com/asme wealthfront.com/asme blinkist.com/asme Food Unwrapped
Feb 27, 2020
21: As Radhika Jones
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Radhika Jones is the first woman editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair and the first person of color in that role. She opens up to Sinéad about what moved her to put her hat in the ring, and how she chooses her daily fashion armor.   Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   Insidechanel.com @richardmalone
Feb 20, 2020
20: As Travon Free (Live)
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Activist and comedy writer Travon Free joins Sinéad on stage during a Lemonada live show to share how a knee injury led him leave basketball and pursue writing, how family and friends anchor him, and what it meant to be among the first college basketball players to identify as queer.   Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/    Show Notes  @gabriellak_j HelloFresh.com/asme10 functionofbeauty.com/asme betterhelp.com/asme
Feb 13, 2020
19: As Mara Wilson
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Sinéad is joined by writer and actress Mara Wilson to talk about her long-time love for storytelling, breaking out of the shadow of her childhood acting characters, and her experience with self-doubt and OCD.    Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   Audible.com/ASME or text “AsMe” to 500-500 Rothys.com/SINEAD wealthfront.com/ASME  betterhelp.com/asme @daniellismore hey@lemonadamedia.com
Feb 06, 2020
18: As Ruth Madeley
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18: As Ruth Madeley BAFTA award-winning actress Ruth Madeley joins Sinéad as the first visibly disabled guest to date. She shares how her family empowered her aspirations in the face of her spina bifida, the strange pathway that led to her astounding theater and acting career. Ruth and Sinéad discuss in detail how accessibility in public spaces has improved, but still has a long way to go.    Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   @themereaton Mouthpeace with Michael and Pele Bennett Rothys.com/SINEAD Sinead.robinhood.com BBC Studio's The Watch Teenage Dick (runs until February 1st, 2020)  
Jan 30, 2020
17: As Justin Tranter
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Songwriter and activist Justin Tranter sits down with Sinéad to discuss bullying, what it’s like to write songs alongside the highest profile musicians of our time, Sinéad’s obsession with Semi Precious Weapons, and Justin’s own journey of radical self-acceptance.   Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   @katesowers5 Mouthpeace with Michael & Pele Bennett Stamps.com, promo code SINEAD zola.com/ASME Food We Need To Talk podcast
Jan 23, 2020
16: As Ronny Chieng
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Comedian and correspondent for the Daily Show Ronny Chieng talks to Sinéad about entering comedy as a foreigner, his disinterest in the spotlight, and growing up in two completely different cultures. Next week: As Justin Tranter.   @thumbelulu The Daily Show https://www.netflix.com/title/81070659 HelloFresh.com/asme10 wealthfront.com/AsMe
Jan 16, 2020
15: As Angela & Margherita Missoni
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Fashion mother and daughter duo, Angela and Margherita Missoni, join Sinéad in Milan to talk about their experience leading a family business, making the fashion industry more environmentally conscious, and how motherhood changed them.    Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ @mariyaleniserussell //Rothys.com/ASME Stamps.com, promo code SINEAD (click on the microphone on top right screen)
Jan 09, 2020
14. As Ellen Kempner
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Musician Ellen Kempner of Palehound sits down with Sinéad to talk about coming out, how anger fueled her early music, and her journey to body neutrality.  Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Insidechanel.com @theharperwatters
Dec 24, 2019
13. As DeRay Mckesson
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Author, educator, and activist DeRay Mckesson sits down with Sinéad to talk about what teaching taught him about activism, how being an uncle keeps him in touch with his roots, and the computer game that shaped his creativity and organization. Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ @phelanvicky Vistaprint.com, promo code: ASME Casper.com/ASME Stamps.com, promo code SINEAD (click on the microphone on top right screen) Willowbloomhome.com, promo code ASME Zola.com/ASME https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pod-save-the-people/id1230148653?mt=2 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/didnt-i-just-feed-you/id1419175088 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/recode-decode/id1011668648
Dec 19, 2019
12. As Kulap Vilaysack
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Show runner, writer and director Kulap Vilaysack joins Sinéad in Los Angeles to explore the nuances of Asian American identity, her own Origin Story, and what it means to be a “good dude” in Hollywood today.  Dissect the conversation with other As Me with Sinéad listeners from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Insidechanel.com @elizabday https://www.amazon.com/Origin-Story-Kulap-Vilaysack/dp/B07PXZNVPT https://pluto.tv/on-demand/series/bajillion-dollar-propertiedollar-(tv)/season/1/episode/s01eps001-meet-platinum-1-1 https://www.instagram.com/laos_angeles/  
Dec 17, 2019
11. As Florence Welch
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Musician, producer, poet and performer Florence Welch joins Sinéad to talk about her anxiety, sobriety, eating disorder, what goes through her mind while performing, and how a privileged childhood made it hard for her to accept that she had experienced hardship and trauma.  Dissect the conversation with other As Me with Sinéad listeners from your phone at https://flick.group/asme  Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ @landgallery everlane.com/ASME mybillie.com/ASME mejuri.com/asme https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/keep-it/id1324606666 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/spirited/id1483320103  
Dec 12, 2019
10: As Kimberly Drew
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Art curator writer, and activist Kimberly Drew joins Sinéad in New York City to talk about making the art world more equitable, starting to her Tumblr platform “Black Contemporary Art,” and her how her family nurtured her curiosity and drive. Dissect the conversation with other As Me with Sinéad listeners from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Insidechanel.com @chellaman https://www.reebok.com/us/blog/302627-kimberly-drew-uses-her-classics-to-make-a-statement https://www.amazon.com/Black-Futures-Kimberly-Drew/dp/039918113X
Dec 10, 2019
9: As Dan Levy
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Writer and actor Dan Levy joins Sinéad to talk about his personal and professional evolution alongside his most beloved character, David Rose. Sinéad and Dan explore his Leo tendencies and the deliberate ways in which the Schitt’s Creek writing team presents smalltown America, gay love, and the first pansexual character on mainstream TV. Dissect the conversation with other As Me with Sinéad listeners from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/  www.talkspace.com, promo code: SINEAD Willowbloomhome.com, promo code: ASME mejuri.com/asme Bollandbranch.com, promo code: ME For Future Reference - Institute for the Future Hysteria 
Dec 05, 2019
8: As Glenda Jackson
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Sinéad joins legendary British stage actress Glenda Jackson in a NYC studio to talk about her aging body and sharp mind, her storied career in theater and Parliament, playing the male lead in Shakespeare’s King Lear on Broadway, and her take on Brexit. Dissect the conversation with other As Me with Sinéad listeners from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ insidechanel.com https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/elizabeth-is-missing @frannnmills
Dec 03, 2019
7. As Adwoa Aboah
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Fashion model and activist Adwoa Aboah joins Sinéad to talk mental health, sobriety, her fear of the unknown, and letting go of her perfectionism.  Discuss each episode with the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   Insidechanel.com Gurls Talk Podcast @ayanaeliza 
Nov 28, 2019
6: As Hozier
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Musician Andrew Hozier Byrne sits down with Sinéad in a studio in the midst of his global tour to talk about learning to be comfortable in his own skin, overcoming paralyzing stage fright, and about unlearning negative thinking. He also shares the intricacies of his musical process, and how he uses his platform as a tool for building empathy. Discuss each episode with the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ Follow @asherald Vitacost.com, enter code: NEWCHAPTER10  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-kids-how-not-to-raise-an-a-hole/id1468607534 Everlane.com/ASME Casper.com/ASME  Nativedeoderant.com, enter code ASME 
Nov 21, 2019
5: As Jameela Jamil
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Actress and activist Jameela Jamil joins Sinéad in NYC to swap stories about how teaching prepared them for activism, cancel culture, the official launch of her @i_weigh platform in the new year, and the one time Jameela told the UN to shut up. Discuss each episode with the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   Vitacost.com enter code: NEWCHAPTER10  Good Kids... How Not To Raise an A**Hole MyBillie.com/AsMe hellofresh.com/asme9 Bollandbranch.com, enter code: ME With Friends Like These @bethany_rutter
Nov 14, 2019
4: As Jamie Lee Curtis
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Actress, author and activist Jamie Lee Curtis joins Sinéad to discuss being an artist in residence and a work in progress, struggling in school growing up and then raising a child with a learning difference, and how her biggest lesson to date has been to un-learn self-deprecation.  Discuss each episode with the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ https://twitter.com/emiliepine Vitacost.com enter code: NEWCHAPTER10  Willowbloomhome.com enter code: ASME Talkspace.com enter code: SINEAD https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pod-save-the-people/id1230148653  
Nov 07, 2019
3: As Riz Ahmed
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Sinéad sits down with actor, musician, and activist Riz Ahmed in his private work space in London. Riz reflects on waking up each day with imposter syndrome, being a Muslim man in Hollywood, and how code switching helps him navigate multiple worlds.  Discuss each episode with the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available under each episode link at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/   Show Notes Follow @seemiaroll www.vitacost.com (enter code: NEWCHAPTER10) www.everlane.com/ASME www.casper.com/ASME www.nativedeodorant.com (enter code: ASME)
Oct 31, 2019
2: As Tig Notaro
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Tig Notaro joins Sinéad in Los Angeles to talk about the critical role comedy has played in her life, childhood, career, and cancer diagnosis, plus the drastic ways she’s changed as a result of marriage and motherhood. Join the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme   Transcripts available at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/ www.newchapter.com @jeremyoharris
Oct 24, 2019
1: As Victoria Beckham
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In her very first episode, Sinéad sits down with Victoria Beckham in her private office to talk about parenting and marriage, what she’s learned as she’s matured in her life and career, self-preservation in an era of social media, and one of her surprise skills. Join the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/  www.newchapter.com @satchellee  
Oct 24, 2019
Official As Me with Sinéad Trailer
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What’s the first step towards becoming more empathetic? Listening. Academic, TED alum, and advocate Sinéad Burke leads candid conversations with diverse, notable guests who explain what it’s like to be them. They challenge us to confront our biases, deepen our humanity, and feel empowered to impact and change the world around us. Join the As Me with Sinéad community from your phone at https://flick.group/asme Transcripts available at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/as-me-with-sinead-burke/
Oct 10, 2019
As Me with Sinéad: The Teaser
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What’s the first step towards becoming more empathetic? Listening. Academic, TED alum, and advocate Sinéad Burke leads candid conversations with diverse, notable guests who explain what it’s like to be them. They challenge us to confront our biases, deepen our humanity, and feel empowered to impact and change the world around us.

Jun 15, 2019