What do you get when you combine beauty, brains and pop culture? Today’s episode with Susie Meister! You maybe remember her from MTV’s Road Rules or listen to her with co-host Sarah Rice on Brain Candy podcast. She joins Kim and Jackie for a candid chat about politics, social issues and pop culture.
Susie Meister is PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and works as an independent scholar. Her research focuses on media and religion in America. Despite Susie’s academic interests, she just can’t shake her love for media, and now hosts The BrainCandy Podcast with her MTV co-star, Sarah Rice. Their show is “candy for your left brain and your right brain, ” and features lively discussions on everything from quantum physics to pop culture. Susie is working on a book for RothCo Press called Being Jesus on the experiences of actors who have played the iconic character. Her work has also been featured in the Huffington Post, Vox, The Good Men Project, Salon, and Maniac Magazine. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Adam, and their son Lincoln. Even though things are pretty great, the best day of her life is and will always be when she sang on stage with the Beach Boys. Get more from Susie.