Mattie Jo is a New York based actor, writer, and unintentional fitspo living mostly on Instagram, but also in New York City. Mattie Jo was recently nominated for best actress at the New York Festival of Cinema as well as the Something Wicked festival of Georgia. Mattie Jo also writes a comedic storytelling blog entitled God, Sex, and Rich People that highlights the nuanced details of navigating adulthood as a Recovering-purity-ring-wearer-Midwestern-Evangelical in New York City. She received her BFA in Musical Theatre from Missouri State University and is a proud member of Actors Equity.
Check out her episode to learn more about:
💍what the concept of sexual purity actually means
🎷who was ACTUALLY responsible for publicly funded abstinence education in schools
👩💻how Mattie Jo keeps her relationship separate from her blog
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Episode | December 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
blogs, fitspo, instagram, sexual purity
Andrew and Jess finally picked their jaws up off the ground after this crazy episode with actress and writer Mattie Jo Cowsert, who leads them through her childhood of evangelical upbringing, sexual purity and what it was like to have a complete identity shift when she moved to NYC. This coffee date is a horrifying, hilarious, complicated look at the expectations put on women in evangelical cultures and what's it like to turn that experience into content.