The Ezra Klein Show

Best of: Jia Tolentino on what happens when life is an endless performance

1:45:58 | Aug 3rd

4 recommendations

The introduction to Jia Tolentino’s Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion, hit me hard. In her investigation of how American politics and culture had collapsed into “an unbearable supernova of pe...Show More


Recommendations

jcunn0621 recommended:Aug 27th

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

phyllisgoode recommended:Aug 20th

Jia Tolentino + Ezra Klein have a great thought provoking conversation about identity and how the internet has shaped us

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤔 Thought-provoking

mmAug 20th

@phyllisgoode Such a great conversation. Definitely something to keep revisiting.

jennx recommended:Aug 14th

Really enjoyed this conversation on self delusion in the age of the Internet and how our presence on it becomes an endless performance. The chapter “The I in Internet” in Jia’s book Trick Mirror left many Aha moments.

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤓 Insightful
🤔 Thought-provoking

mm recommended:Aug 10th

So many gems in here that talks about how the internet has turned us all into little media companies forcing us in an endless performance of ourselves. They talk about everything such as how we're drowned in a sea of opinion, how people who can withstand outrage online benefits financially and egoti...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤔 Thought-provoking

mmAug 10th

@rosaguac @shopceremonie @acserrano I think you'll enjoy this episode about how life is an endless performance online

jennxAug 14th

@mm Yesss so many Aha moments! Have you also read her book?

mmAug 14th

@jennx Not yet. Just found out about her.

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