When she was growing up, writer Ashley C. Ford’s dad showered her with praise, through nearly 100 letters. Which he sent from prison. In this episode, Ashley talks about idealizing her incarcerated father — and what happened when she learned the truth about his crime.
Two funny moms walk into a hot, foam-lined room; bonding over epidurals, antidepressants, and baby boy apparel ensues. Actress Casey Wilson guest hosts and digs in deep with her pal, comedy writer Jessi Klein.
LST editor Peter Clowney joins Hillary in the studio to help break some exciting news. Plus: John Moe, host of The Hilarious World of Depression, tells the story of a tiny furry friend… and a BIG moral dilemma.
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We all remember the day our kid was born. And many of us have traditions of telling the story to our kids. Well, now we wanna hear THEIR telling of their original birthday.
Dr. Pratima Gupta is a mom with the rare job combo of both delivering babies and terminating pregnancies. And in the year since we last talked to her, her job description has gotten even more interesting!
Comedian Negin Farsad on esoteric allergies, the power of fire hydrants, and growing up Muslim … all in this edition of Kids’ Unanswerable Questions.
Breaking *robot baby* news! Join us as we try to make sense of a study that sheds some shocking light on our This American Life collab from 2 years ago.