What do you do when following your dreams makes you unpopular, and what’s that got to do with fake boobs, fake lashes, and fake friends, anyway? Join Laura Gassner Otting as she hosts this episode of LGOtv with special guest, E. Napoletano – Hope Burrito, Peacock, Billy Porter
4:50 – E. Napoletano is a hope burrito but Billy Porter is a transcendent god. We stan.
8:45 – Creators are making their own doors.
12:04 – Fill your life with “Front Stabbers.”
13:54 – Why is it important to be unpopular?
15:22 – Who is E?
21:29 – The liberation and the weight of identifying as non-binary.
37:30 – How does television get written? (Hint: wake up everyday and make shit up.)
46:10 – Speaking is like standup comedy.
58:22 – The secret to writing characters is this.
Washington Post Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote speaker, Laura Gassner Otting, inspires people to push past the doubt and indecision that keep great ideas in limbo because her presentations make listeners think bigger and accept greater challenges that reach beyond their limited scope of belief.
She delivers strategic thinking, well-honed wisdom, and perspective generated by decades of navigating change across the start-up, nonprofit, political, as well as philanthropic landscapes. Laura dares listeners to find their voice, and generate the confidence needed to tackle larger-than-life challenges. She leads them to seek new ways of leading, managing and mentoring others.