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MADEFEATURE do that because when you’re living that on Instagram, you still having to worry about people coming in your comments and your DMs with their two cents on how you’re managing yourself. MADE: On this season of Insecure, we really saw your range as an When it’s time to do an Angela Davis biopic, call me. When it’s time to do an Elaine Brown biopic, call me. I’m ready to play all the revolu- tionary light skins.” Brown biopic, call me. I’m ready to play all the revolutionary light skins. MADE: We saw that you have a book coming out based on your podcast Small Doses. What details can you share on the book right now? Amanda: That it was the hardest thing ever to write—that’s the detail I can tell you. It’s going to be coming out next year, but I think the most I can tell you right now is that it’s not just essays, there’s sketches. There’s blurbs, there’s photos—and it is my desire to create something that is a genuine and authentic representation of what attaches people to Small Doses the podcast on the page. actress. What are your goals as an actress and do you plan on tak- ing on more dramatic roles? Amanda: Yes, I’m a full ass actress. I just haven’t had the opportunity in the marketplace to demonstrate that as of yet but my training is theatrical. Whether it be Shakespeare or August Wilson or the reality of doing one act vs. full theatrical plays vs musicals—that’s where my training actually is. I just took a detour in doing other work. And at this point it’s like, I’m ready to do anything that speaks to me in a passionate way. When it’s time to do an Angela Davis biopic, call me. When it’s time to do an Elaine AMANDA SEALES CHECK OUT SMALL DOSES WITH AMANDA SEALES @amandaseales #mademaven 33