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No Feeling is Final faces a two-fold “feelings frontier” in an age of extreme podcast intimacy and empathy: navigating (1) how to convey the kind of deeply personal “big feelings” that are still often seen as off-limits and (2) how to maintain a hyper-awareness about the listener’s feelings. Taking place almost entirely within her mind, No Feeling is Final is a six-part memoir show about host Honor Eastly’s experiences struggling with mental health and what one mental health professional diagnoses as “too many feelings – about four times as many as the average person”. The ongoing tension between creating resonance with the listener and triggering difficult feelings is managed through a piecemeal, metaphor-laden approach. It tries to avoid leaving the listener with unwanted feelings but, at the same time, leaves them with some unanswered questions.
Recommended CitationJorgensen, Britta, The feelings frontier: a review of No Feeling Is Final, RadioDoc Review, 5(1), 2019.
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