The Loudest Girl in the World

Publisher:
Pushkin Industries

The Loudest Girl in the World

4.9/5

Critic Rating

For years, Lauren Ober wasn’t all that jazzed about herself. She was always getting in trouble, she had weird sensory issues and her anxiety felt off the charts. Plus, socially she kind of sucked. Life for Lauren just seemed harder than it should have been at 42. And then, in the middle of a global pandemic, she found out why — she was autistic. The Loudest Girl in the World is a new podcast that tells the story of Lauren’s journey to understand what the hell it means to be on the autism spectrum and how to live life as a newl...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Sep 19, 2022

"see what it’s like to realize something like this about yourself that explains everything but also make you reidentify yourself without forgetting who you are. There aren’t enough podcasts telling neurodivergent stories so this podcast is valuable in that aspect alone, but the format of this show makes us feel we are going through this discovery with a friend. (A very loud friend.)…"

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Score: 4.8

Keelin • Mentally? A Magpie. Sep 14, 2022

"We have high quality, great storytelling, and an infectious joy for the topic. The production style is a little different than what I normally like. Sure, it follows a narrative but there are sound effects that track under some of the moments that were slightly off-putting. Overall, the tone within these two episodes is warm and curious. The diagnosis of autism is one full of stereotypes and The Loudest Girl in The World gives us a clear approach to an existence that isn’t drowning in the fear of stereotypes."

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