#56 Justin Myers (The Guyliner): Fear of custard, writing about yourself, mixtapes vs. d*ck pics

Follow Friday

Apr 8 2022 • 44 mins

Justin Myers is a writer for https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/lifestyle/article/social-media-bad-behaviour (British GQ) and the author of three novels, most recently https://www.littlebrown.co.uk/titles/justin-myers/the-fake-up/9780751583489/ (The Fake-Up). But he's probably best known for his blog The Guyliner, where since 2014 he has https://theguyliner.com/category/impeccable (added his own commentary) to a long-running dating column from the British newspaper The Guardian. Today on Follow Friday, Justin talks about four of his favorite people he follows online: Someone who makes the internet a better place: Daytime Snaps, https://twitter.com/daytimesnaps (@daytimesnaps) on Twitter Someone who makes him think: Annie Lord, @annielord8 on https://twitter.com/annielord8 (Twitter) and https://www.instagram.com/annielord8/ (Instagram) Someone who makes him laugh: R Eric Thomas, https://twitter.com/oureric (@oureric) on Twitter Someone he doesn't know in real life, but wants to be friends with: Dame Joan Collins, @joancollinsDBE on https://twitter.com/joancollinsdbe (Twitter) and https://www.instagram.com/joancollinsdbe/ (Instagram) Thank you to our amazing patrons: Jon, Justin, Amy, Yoichi, Elizabeth, Sylnai, and Matthias. On https://www.patreon.com/followfriday (our Patreon page), you can pledge any amount of money to get access to Follow Friday XL — our members-only podcast feed with exclusive bonus follows. That feed has an extended-length version of this interview in which Justin talks about someone he has followed forever: Comedian Mollie Goodfellow. Also: Follow Justin @theguyliner on https://twitter.com/theguyliner (Twitter) and https://www.instagram.com/theguyliner/ (Instagram), and at https://theguyliner.com/ (theguyliner.com) Follow us @FollowFridayPod on https://twitter.com/followfridaypod (Twitter) and https://www.instagram.com/followfridaypod/ (Instagram) Follow Eric https://twitter.com/HeyHeyESJ (@heyheyesj) on Twitter This show is a production of Lightningpod.fm, hosted and produced by Eric Johnson Music: https://www.fiverr.com/yonamarie (Yona Marie) Show art: https://www.fiverr.com/dodiihr (Dodi Hermawan) Social media producer: Sydney Grodin