Situation Normal
Situation Normal Podcast
Episode 2: Two Celebrity Doppelgängers, Three Stories

Episode 2: Two Celebrity Doppelgängers, Three Stories


Welcome to episode two of the Situation Normal podcast!

In this episode, Michael tells Todd three doppelgänger stories about two of his celebrity doppelgängers. It’s double the fun, and maybe twice as deep as the last episode.

The conversation includes discussions of:

  • Director Francis Ford Coppola

  • Beat poet Allen Ginsberg

  • Veterans treatment courts

  • The Big Lebowski

  • Jennifer Beals

  • Dave Matthews Band

  • Naomi Klein’s book, Doppelgänger

  • Michael’s essay, Bad Doppelgänger Vibes

Special thanks go to

, , , , , and (Meg Oolders) for sharing their doppelgänger experiences!

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Stick around and chat💬

You know the drill. I’ve got questions, you’ve got answers.

  1. Did you listen to the podcast, or are you faking it? No wrong answers!

  2. What’s your favorite Francis Ford Coppola film? Go deep!

  3. What does Allen Ginsberg mean to you? Explain.

  4. Have you ever heard of veterans treatment courts?

  5. I shared five doppelgänger comments from six situation normies. Which one is your favorite? Dish, but please be kind.

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Situation Normal
Situation Normal Podcast
Michael Estrin, the writer behind one of the top humor newsletters on Substack, tells his friend, Todd Beauchamp, funny stories from his life.