What is this Substack even about?
an introduction to being Disaffected
Disaffected is a weekly talk show that I’m supposed to call a “podcast” even though it’s actually a produced TV show of a quality higher than sitting in front of a webcam with Star Wars toys behind the 34-year-old host.
The show is a joint production of me, and my friend, the show’s producer, Kevin Hurley. The show was Kevin’s idea; I was very nervous about sitting in front of a mic and a camera and saying the things I wanted to say. This is no longer a problem.
It looks and sounds like it does because Kevin is an actual, real-life, makes-his-living-from-it TV producer.
What’s it about?
Thesis: What we know as “domestic abuse” has gone public and feral. More specifically, Cluster B personality disorder dynamics (extreme narcissism, manipulation, sociopathy, emotional instability) have taken over public discourse.
Why do I think I know this, and why should you listen?
I grew up in a house ruled by a woman with a severe combination of Borderline and Narcissistic personality disorders. If you’ve seen Mommie Dearest or Carrie, you know what you need to know about how I grew up.
Do you have some articles or shows that will help me get oriented to why you talk about it this way?
Introductory essay to this Substack
Breaking free Part I
Breaking Free Part II
Breaking Free Part III
Episode 1-Mommie Issues
Episode 2-Don’t Diagnose
Over the Borderline Part I
Over the Borderline Part II
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