Episode 113: Tom Perrotta on Porn Addiction, Suburban America & Exploring Gender Norms

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Tom Perrotta and I talk about his latest novel Mrs. Fletcher, which explores sexuality in America.

U R MY MILF! Send me a naked pic!! Divorced mother Eve Fletcher has never, ever, received a text like this before. Could it be from one of her son Brendan’s friends? What exactly is a MILF anyway? A quick Google search catapults Eve into a seemingly endless world of porn; a week later, she’s watched more Milfateria than she’d care to admit. Eve’s porn discovery prompts her to push the boundaries in real life with both cringe-worthy and exhilarating consequences. Perrotta, author of the hits ElectionLittle Children, and The Leftovers, once again delivers a riveting story about the longing for human connection and the inherent complications that arise when we challenge the status quo.

This is a particularly fun conversation — warning there are adult themes!!

xoxo Angie

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