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The Love Series: "Portrait of The Artist as a (Needy) Young Man"

A few weeks ago, I came across this tweet:

It sparked a heated discussion in the magic land of Twitter, with many prominent members of the British Twitterverse sharing their stunning takes on the topic, since their contract clearly states that part of their duty as Twitter Writers is to ALWAYS find a way to make EVERYTHING about THEMSELVES lest they lose a chunk of their (mostly fake) followers who make them relevant to the eyes of the clueless editors who commission them in the name of social media engagement instead of decent journalism.  
Now, if you’ll excuse me, the time has come for me to make this discussion about myself. But before we get into that, I would like to expand this conversation by including different occupations other than writer because this column is aimed at a mass audience (yes, all 14 of you) and not at a cult-like sect of twitter-verified scribblers who spend their days crafting self-congratulatory social-media posts that purposefully alienate a section of t…

The Love Series Podcast: "Why Are You So Obsessed With Me?"

Host Valerio Esposito follows his friend Jo in her (literal) journey to cure her obsession for a man she met while volunteering in India. Tune in to hear all about unhealthy fixations, great romantic gestures and a scary condition called 'limerence'.
Click on the following links to Episode #3 of 
The Love Series Podcast