Alexandra Petri: Awkward

Alexandra Petri: Awkward

Alexandra Petri: Awkward

Everything Happens with Kate Bowler - February 20, 2018 - 26:13

Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri is the queen of awkwardness. She didn't audition for "America's Next Top Model" and become a yodeling champion without a high tolerance for the sound of people laughing. And, as it turns out, building up your ability to embrace awkwardness can be a kind of superpower during difficult times…if you know how to use it.For show notes, the transcript, and discussion questions:

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