When he performs stand-up, Joel Kim Booster pays a lot of attention to how he presents himself on stage. While these days his aesthetic is “Janet Jackson backup dancer, 1994,” it hasn’t always been that way. In this episode, Joel walks us through his style evolution—from a homeschooled teen obsessed with being “normal,” to a risky performer turning comedy conventions upside down.
Clothing has a functional purpose, but it can also unlock our inner confidence. It can act as our armor. In this episode, we’re mixing it up. Three different takes on everyday pieces of armor - with Olympian Emma Coburn, Jeni Britton-Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, and fashion-forward New Yorkers.