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Welcome to our very first In Conversation of 2019 with the incomparable Annie Nolan. You can find Annie on Instagram here, and her own podcast We Want To Be Better here. Also! If you fancy giving her bestie Bianka a follow, you can here. ENJOY x

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Guess who's back, back again. We are back. Don't tell Zara I wrote this.

Guess who's back, guess who's back, guess who's back, guess who's back.

YEP! It's 2019 and we are keen to talk about a few things, like: Why is Em Rusciano mad? What in the WHAT is a v-string bikini? Does mummy blogging cross the line? And did Kendall Jenner just save the world with a Proactiv ad? (Hint for that last one: no.)

Em Rusciano's interview with Offspring is here.

Bianca O'Neill on Beginning Boutique and body diversity is here.

Mich's review of the v-string bikini will be posted in our FB group when it goes live. Join here.

Christie Tate for the Washington Post is here, while Pandora Syke's column is here. We also talked about Darlena Cunha's writing for Sydney Morning Herald and Elizabeth Bastos for New York Times.

And, finally, click here for Danielle Young's take on bad publicity and the Kardashians.

That's all for now! We will be dropping our In Conversation episode on Thursday. Until then, subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on Insta! BYE xxxxxx

This episode of Shameless was produced by Michelle Andrews.

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Before we say anything else, thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you for listening to our podcast and supporting us in 2018. We love bringing you new content every week - it's not always easy, but it is so incredibly fulfilling and enjoyable.

We are now on a bit of a break until January 14. Until then, you can keep up to date on all things pop culture and celebrity in our Facebook Group 'Shameless Podcast Community', or by following us on Instagram @shamelesspodcast.

This episode was produced by Michelle Andrews. Royalty free music is from Bensound.

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Merry Christmas listener friends! We need to talk about Karl Stefanovic’s unceremonious dumping from TODAY, the Love Actually debate that’s making us feel slightly exhausted, and the tricky terrain of tanning culture.

Listen to Allison P. Davis on Longform here:


For those interested, here is Molly Ringwald’s piece revisiting The Breakfast Club, decades on:

Feel like you’ll miss us over the next fortnight? You can catch us on Instagram @shamelesspodcast or join our Facebook group by searching ‘Shameless Podcast Community’!

This episode was produced by Michelle Andrews with royalty free music from BenSound.

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Well, well, well it's the second last episode of the year and what a year it's been.

On today’s show: The strange case of the Daily Telegraph trying to take on an influencer for doing their job, Kendall Jenner takes the red carpet in another naked dress and the Miss Universe controversy making international headlines.

For our last In Conversation episode of 2018, we're giving the mic to YOU! Record a voice message/ask a question and send it to and tell us your name and where you are from. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU.