Boobies & Noobies: A Romance Review Podcast

Steamy Spotlight: Interview with Rosie Danan

March 31, 2021

Summary:
Rosie Danan's debut novel, The Roommate was named a "Best Book of the Year" by such publications as NPR, Buzzfeed, Bustle, and Refinery 29. And now, she's back with The Intimacy Experimenta book about human connection, destigmatizing sex work, and what intimacy looks like in the 21st century.

Guest: 
Rosie Danan

IG: @RosieDanan
Twitter: @RosieDanan

Show Notes: 
- Introducing Rosie Danan, author of The Roommate and The Intimacy Experiment (Available April 6th, 2021)
- The best and worst of movie sequels 
- "Recreating the magic" vs. flexing different writing muscles
- Rosie's relationship with romance and pink covers (00:10:17)
- The "back room at the video store" genre (00:12:21)
- Sex, Relationships, & Intimacy
- Permission from the rabbi
- The evolution of connection
- Researching and destigmatizing the sex work industry (00:28:08)
- The Jewish experience
- Weird, but perfect timing
- "We are more lonely now than ever before"
- How to navigate modern intimacy post-pandemic (00:39:07)
- "Radical Vulnerability" 
- Stop confusing vulnerability with weakness
- A sneak peek at what up's next for Rosie (00:44:32)
- Rosie's advice for romance-reading "noobies"
- The story you're dying to write...

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