What Shall We Do About...?

21. Clutter w/ Dan Ilic

Whether we like it or not, we all have to deal with clutter. Over years we collect stuff, and often we struggle to let it go. In early 2019, Marie Kondo's KonMari method for organisation gained worldwide popularity, thanks to the Netflix show Tidying Up. In Australia, op shops were inundated with donations as people decluttered whatever did not 'spark joy', as the method goes. Imagine though, that you're faced with sorting through 30+ years of stuff? Sounds overwhelming, doesn't it? This is the challenge that comedian and producer Dan Ilic faced in early 2020 as his parents worked towards selling their Sydney home. Dan documented his efforts on Twitter in a game called 'Keep or Chuck', and through this process he learned some fascinating new things about his family. You can find Dan on Twitter and Instagram, and his website is danilic.com. His latest series Riot Act is available on Audible, and you can subscribe to his podcast A Rational Fear. Thanks for listening to What Shall We Do About...?, it means a lot! If you enjoyed it, please hit 'subscribe' on Apple Podcasts, or 'follow' on Spotify, and review to your heart's content! You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and if you have an idea for a topic for the show send an email to whatshallwedopod@gmail.com. What Shall We Do About...? is hosted by Sam Robinson, who is on Twitter @samsquareeyes.


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