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Humans of Gaming 175 | Mxiety on the Tangled State of Mental Health Discussion

SHOW NOTES

Drew and Chris host author and streamer Maria “Mxiety” Shanley as part of our series celebrating women in the game industry. M, as she likes to be called, tells an amazing story of her youth: being kidnapped by her mother to Russia, public panic attacks that ended one career and helped push her on the path to the one she wanted, and how the movie Tangled changed her life.

 

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Mixer | @mxiety
Twitter | @mxiety
Instagram | @mxiety





Episode Hosts

Drew Dixon
Founder
Executive Editor at Penguin Random House. Author of Know Thy Gamer: A Parent's Guide to Video Games and founder of Love Thy Nerd.
Chris Gwaltney
Co-founder | Chief Executive Nerd
Chris is the Chief Executive Nerd of LTN and co-host of Humans of Gaming. He loves his wife and games. He lives in Ventura, California with his wife and his games.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.

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