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In wrestling, when characters are successful they describe them as taking their own real personality and "turning the dial up to 100". As President, Donald Trump has certainly done that.
I've used my ADHD to my advantage, though. I'm a comedian. It's my passion. It's my chosen creative outlet but one that I've struggled to find the ideal application for. I've been a stand-up, but this seemed to involve too much, well, standing up.
As an introvert and highly sensitive person, I think podcasts appeal so much because it's like a one-sided conversation. We can tune into the inner thoughts of someone from across the world, or eavesdrop on a chat between friends.
The 'Into It' team is back after a week off, and this week they're chatting all things 'Britain's Got Talent'. There's some brief respite from 'BGT'-mania as they pick apart Noel Gallagher's recent comments about Harry Styles' solo career, before a brief stroll down memory lane as they recall some of the most weird and wonderful 'BGT' acts in ever in the week's quiz.
Did things end well? Or not so well, and you explain the animosity by declaring that they were 'out of their mind', 'crazy' or 'unhinged'? This kind of language is harmful and enormously disrespectful of people with mental health problems, so we wouldn't normally use it - but here it's important to use those labels.
So this tour for me is about learning, and I hope to do this through laughter and a podcast. We shall see...
I may not have listened to all quarter of a million podcasts that are out there as of yet (there are 99 languages that I'm yet to master), but I'm confident that I'm more qualified than most... So let's get cracking, here are my five essential podcasts that I recommend you should download immediately.