Disclaimer alert – I’d like to apologize for this episode’s audio quality. I’m a jack of all trades but not an audio engineer, so I somehow messed up the setting on our mics when we recorded this episode. I hope this doesn’t deter you from listening because it is an AMAZING episode with a fun special guest.
We dive into “Educated” by Tara Westover—a beautiful, painful, and insightful memoir about a young woman who is denied a formal education as she is growing up. Her family lives an unorthodox and secluded life and Tara is forced to reckon with the fact that what makes her family different is that they do not go to school.
For this episode, we’re joined by guest Darwin Rodríguez, an educator, former professor, and history nerd who provides some exceptional insight into Tara’s experience, the importance of an education, and t ...... Read more