So I've been listening. She has a really cut-glass accent. You ever see The Railway Children? This dumb bitch makes them sound positively common.
It's all the more astounding because she's been living in the US since she was at least in junior high. So that's...13? Something like that.
And she's from London. But she comes from a wealthy family so she must have lived in some inbred enclave for the super rich and gone to some incestuous school.
Even without knowing all of this, when I was a kid watching the Wonder Years, I'd see the name "Olivia d'Abo" and know that this is a completely out of touch, pretentious bitch. I have a better understanding now that English people with French surnames are from the super wealthy, being the descendents of the Norman invaders.
So I'm listening to the podcast and I keep thinking, "Who is the target audience for this?" She's extraordinarily off-putting. Not just because of the accent (although, that would be enough) but she's really into all of this Hollywood spiritual shit and she considers herself some kind of an artist. Playing the most forgetable character on a sitcom 25 years ago for two seasons at the most does not make you an artist. Nor do your "Broadway" boasts that nobody on earth knows about.
I listened to a podcast where she has a fat Mexican hypnotist as the guest. These two clowns are going on and on about past lives and fairies and Inca legends. If I was in the room with them while this was going on, I literally would have killed them. It's the most rage-enducing shit you've ever heard in your life.
Who is this for? Her target audience appears to be people like her. Are there many "creative" people from super-wealthy families who have embraced weird Hollywood spiritualism?
Here's a typical description of an episode: "Hot & cold running butlers, brought back with an empty chair, authentic American clothing." What does this mean?
Now for the good news. I think that her podcast is done. She consistently released a podcast every Friday but her last podcast was 21 December.
"Well, maybe she's just taking a break for Christmas".
Maybe. But you look at the archives and she released podcasts all through December and January. There was no break.
I haven't mentioned her co-host. It's some dude.
I can't imagine that anyone is listening to this. There are three reviews on Itunes.
Absolutely awful vanity project from some clueless retard. Whenever she mentions some remotely academic subject, she gets it wrong. "The Inquisitors" for "the Conquistadors", for example. Straight up moron.
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