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The Hardest Word host, Brett de Hoedt

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A discussion with Brett de Hoedt, the host and executive producer of The Hardest Word. Podcast Brunch Club members worldwide listened to and discussed “Apologies from parents to their kids” from The Hardest Word in August 2020 when the theme of the podcast listening list was APOLOGIES.

Find the full show notes on the web at: https://podcastbrunchclub.com/hardest-word-brett-de-hoedt

This is what they talked about:

  • Apologies listening list from Podcast Brunch Club
  • Episode of The Hardest Word featuring a Rwandan man who apologizes to his neighbor for not saving him from the Rwandan genocide: “Ep 110: Genocide”
  • “Letter to Gran”: episode of The Hardest Word on which a woman apologizes to her grandmother for not sending the last letter her mother wrote to her grandmother
  • “Apology to the Patriarchy”: episode of The Hardest Word on which a Serbian woman offers a sarcastic apology to the patriarchy
  • “Dear Monkey”: episode of The Hardest Word on which a man offers a passionate and sincere apology to a monkey
  • Brett’s podcast pick: Deep Cover podcast from Pushkin Industries in which an undercover FBI agent who infiltrates a motorcycle gang.

Connect with Brett on The Hardest Word website

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Audio editing and production by Katie DeFiore. Music included in this episode was “Rainbow” by Chad Crouch and “Paradise” by Misael Gauna.

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  • Meg rockstar says:

    I just wanted to say that I really felt like this apologies cluster of podcasts was very enlightening. I did not make it to the zoom but I still listened. On most podcasts I learn a few things, become more plugged in, or laugh my head off. I felt this was very introspective. The Harriet Lerner episode was amazing. I really enjoyed it. I felt like this woman is a wealth of information that is very interesting.
    This introduction was maybe what I needed to hear in my covid lockdown with my partner(!). She has a lot more going on than just what you see in that episode, with speaking engagements to books to awards.

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