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The theme of this episode is sexual Phantom of the Opera.

Show Notes

Culture writer Anne Helen Petersen, author of the new book Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation, comes on the show to talk about how the real estate agents of the reality show Selling Sunset embody toxic ideas around work, passion, and career success. Along the way, Anne and Wailin discuss Christine's outfits, how they can't tell Brett and Jason apart, that $40 million listing, and more!

Show Notes

Anne Helen Petersen on Twitter - 0:39

Anne's newsletter, Culture Study - 0:43

The original BuzzFeed News piece, "How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation" - 0:47

Anne's book, Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation - 0:52

Selling Sunset - 1:53

Wailin mentioned Selling Sunset in our episode "Apps Without Code" - 2:00

A BuzzFeed News profile of reality show producer Adam DiVello - 3:23

Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County - 3:25

The Hills - 3:28

Oppenheim Group - 3:42

Jason Oppenheim on Instagram | Brett Oppenheim on Instagram - 5:36

Mary Fitzgerald on Instagram - 7:04

Heather Rae Young on Instagram - 8:51

Amanza Smith on Instagram - 10:51

"How does the commission work on Selling Sunset?" - 12:55

Chrishell Stause on Instagram - 14:40

Davina Potratz on Instagram - 16:14

"Welcome to Airspace: How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world" (The Verge)  - 24:02

"Hollywood Hills stunner from 'Selling Sunset' sells for $35.5 million" (Los Angeles Times) - 25:22

Christine Quinn on Instagram - 26:13

A roundup of Christine’s outfits - 27:28

Errol Morris films on the Criterion Channel - 32:41

What is Rework?

A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. We bring you stories and unconventional wisdom from Basecamp’s co-founders and other business owners.