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I'm Afraid That

Little Everywhere

Our guests fear everything from ghosts to hosting dinner parties. We’re talking to experts who can tell us why.
Episode 8: Jordan Peele is Afraid of Attention

33:32 | Dec 17th, 2018

Jordan Peele (Get Out, Us, Key and Peele) is afraid of unwanted attention. Host Daniel Zomparelli talks with the award winning writer and performer about how he conquered that fear and how it helped inform his blockbuster film Get Out. We also talk w...Show More
Episode 7: Ali Liebegott is Afraid of Exercise

31:29 | Dec 10th, 2018

Ali Liebegott (Transparent, The Conners) is afraid of exercise and getting tired, so host Daniel Zomparelli talks with the novelist, poet and actor about how that fear developed. We also chat with resident expert Stacey Slate, learn tips from fitness...Show More
Episode 6: Gabe Liedman is Afraid of Falling

24:12 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Gabe Liedman (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Obvious Child, Pen15) is afraid of slipping and falling. The comedian and writer tells host Daniel Zomparelli what makes him so frightened of slippery surfaces, while resident expert Stacey Slate explains how simple ...Show More
Episode 5: Andrew Ti is Afraid of Public Speaking

33:28 | Nov 26th, 2018

Andrew Ti, host of Yo, Is This Racist?, is afraid of public speaking. Host Daniel Zomparelli talks with the writer and podcaster about his fear of performing in front of an audience. He also checks in with resident expert Stacey Slate and public spea...Show More
Episode 4: Liza Dye is Afraid of Another Major Accident

32:54 | Nov 19th, 2018

Liza Dye is afraid of another major accident. Host Daniel Zomparelli talks with the writer and comedian about the tragic subway accident that changed her life, and the PTSD that followed. He also chats with Stacey Slate, our resident expert and menta...Show More
Episode 3: Our Lady J is Afraid of Screeching Metal Sounds

31:06 | Nov 12th, 2018

Our Lady J (Transparent, Pose) is afraid of screeching metal sounds. Host Daniel Zomparelli talks with the writer/producer/musician about what sparked the fear and how trauma helped develop it. He also chats with psychotherapist and art therapist Ben...Show More
Episode 2: John Early is Afraid of Dinner Parties

31:56 | Nov 5th, 2018

John Early (Search Party, The Characters, 555) is afraid of dinner parties. We talk with the comedian/performer about friends socializing, gender performance and signs of party success. We also check in with Emily V. Gordon (The Big Sick) and Sarah T...Show More
Episode 1: Jenny Slate is Afraid of Ghosts

29:17 | Oct 29th, 2018

Jenny Slate is afraid of ghosts. Host Daniel Zomparelli talks to the writer, actress and comedian (Park and Recreation, Venom) about growing up in a haunted house and the problem with unfinished business. Fear expert Margee Kerr, author of Scream: Ch...Show More
Coming Soon... I'm Afraid That

01:30 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Coming October 29, a podcast that tackles fear and finds out where it comes from.