Episode 41 - Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll *Patron's Choice*

102 minutes

Our Patron Veronica chose this book as her once-per-year reward! Check out our Patreon here to get this and other rewards for yourself.

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Things get serious on TBC this week. This episode is not terribly funny and we've got some content warnings for you: eating disorders (anorexia), exercise disorders, alcohol, weapons, violence, & sexual assault/rape.

Luckiest Girl Alive tries to expose the nuance and neurosis of growing up as a woman in America. It reveals some glimpses of reality into a life steeped in consumerism, sexism, and abuse, but is a bit of an extreme take on all of it.

Unfortunately, we've also got another case of a Mary Sue, writing that sometimes ends up feeling like someone trying to be cool in a 90s chat room, and a stable full of characters who are just as hateable as the protagonist.

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