The Jennifer Fulwiler Show

-  A chainsaw-wielding nun inspires Jen to reflect on what it really means to be a strong woman. She also talks about what Tupac taught her about her Catholic faith.

-  Jen bemoans that her weight gain means that she needs clothes that are extra-tall AND plus sized. She also shares her saga of not having an internet connection.

- People pay to swim with crocodiles. Jen has thoughts. She also talks about the end of the Cassini probe.

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- Jen talks about her exclusive interview with Cardinal Dolan in which he responded to Steve Bannon’s comments about immigrants. She then discusses the vile, racist hatemail that was sent to the home of football coach Kevin Sumlin.

 

- Jen talks about the quote that inspired her new book, One Beautiful Dream. She also discusses how, as an introvert, she’s always failing at fostering what Pope Francis calls “a culture of encounter.

 

- Jen has a fun, honest chat with Charlene Sumlin, wife of Texas A&M Aggies head football coach Kevin Sumlin, about keeping your sanity when a spouse has a high-pressure job.

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- Pink made a statement about women’s beauty at the VMA’s, and Jen relates it to her own experience of coming to accept her physical appearance.

- Jen talks about how the gas shortage in her town taught her what it means to be “poor in spirit.”

- Jen has a powerful talk with Jewels Green about why her own abortion led her to work in the abortion industry, and her experiences with that job.

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- Jen is broadcasting live from the eclipse! As she tries not to die of heat stroke, she calls Heather Schieder to hear how eclipse watching is going on her end. Hilarity ensues.
- Jen and Haley Stewart talk about the radical lifestyle choices Haley’s family has made. They explore the fears that stop many people, especially men, from making these kinds of changes in their own lives.
- Jen has an unforgettable chat with Edie Littlefield Sundby, an tech executive who was diagnosed with stage IV cancer that had impacted eight of her organs. Edie defied the odds and went on to become the only person in history to complete the El Camino Real Mission Trail.

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- Jen receives a stack of cards with inspiring messages that you can hand out to strangers…and talks about what a disaster it would be if she used them.
- Jen is forced to decide which she cares about more: doing an amazing broadcast for the eclipse, or not looking like a sweaty, sunburned hag in her book trailer.
- The Boston Globe has an article about how Americans don’t use their decks and other parts of their home. Jen talks about why this is different in Catholic culture

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- Jen and Hallie Lord have a riotously fun conversation about weight gain, body image, and why Jen wants to bring capes back into fashion.
- Jen talks about the fiasco when she left a key piece of radio equipment at a hotel, as well as what it would take to build a strong Catholic culture.
- Jen has a hilarious conversation with Heather Schieder about fostering a spirit of TRUST vs a spirit of CONTROL.

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- Jen’s mom and aunt make an appearance on the show, and they talk with Jen and Hallie about using the gifts God has given you.
- Selina Lo opens up with Jen and Hallie about her severe struggles with depression, and how she found her way out of it.
- Jen chats with her neighbor, Gail Moore, about how one man’s simple act of obedience to God impacted many people’s lives in big ways.

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- Jen is excited about the fact that Michael Phelps raced a shark. She points out that there’s no point in having an Olympic swim team if they’re not racing sharks.

- Hiphop artist J-Nice is back, and this time he brought his mom! She shares her story of blessing others through her own suffering - and you won’t believe the story about the time she ran into a group of gang members.

- Kelly Mantoan shares honesty about the struggles she’s had with Natural Family Planning.

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- Problems that can come with telling families that they shouldn’t have too many kids (and manages to work in the phrase “I didn’t choose the thug life, the thug life chose me”).

- Kathryn Whitaker talks about road trips with kids, and finding balance in family life.

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- NYT columnist David Brooks claims that a friend with “only a high school education” was baffled by an Italian sandwich shop, and Jen has all the thoughts.


- Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik say they don’t conform to binary gender norms, and Jen suggests some situations in which gender very quickly feels very binary.


- An article criticized big families for overpopulating the world, and Jen lists famous people like Stephen Colbert, Thomas Edison, and Celine Dion who are therefore technically “overpopulation.”

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