Latest Episodes

The Introvert’s Guide To…Being Mistaken for Shy

In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about being mistaken for shy, and how often being introverted is conflated with being shy.

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The Introvert’s Guide To…The Open Concept Office

In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about the challenges of working in an open concept office as an introvert.

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The Introvert’s Guide To…Maintaining Friendships

In this episode, Jess and Phil come up with strategies to maintain their friendships: from texting, to reminder apps, to (ugh) phone calls.

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The Introvert’s Guide To…plays would you rather

Last episode was a little heavy, so this episode is all fun and games: Jess and Phil play Would You Rather, and try to make each other shudder.

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The Introvert’s Guide To…Grieving

In this episode, Jess and Phil talk about grieving.

CW: This episode contains a lengthy discussion about death and grief, as well as healthy (and maybe not so healthy) coping mechanisms for introverts. This is a topic that some listeners may find difficult to listen to, and discretion is advised.

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The Introvert’s Guide To…The Gym

In this episode, Jess and Phil discuss the gym: a place Phil has seldom been (just enough to reinforce his dislike of it), and a place Jess used to spend time. Also: why are there no introvert friendly gyms?

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Hosts

Jess McAuley

Show Host

Jess McAuley is an introvert, playwright, actor, and producer. Originating from Niagara, Jess is preparing to tour her new solo show to Fringe Festivals in Ontario.

Phil Rickaby

Show Host

Phil Rickaby is an introvert, playwright, and performer, and the host of the Canadian theatre podcast: Stageworthy. Phil lives and works in Toronto.