The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #119: Single, Female, Seeking Baby Daddy

Andrea Silenzi, host of the podcast Why Oh Why, is single, living in New York, and… looking for a man to be the father of her child. Which is tricky to bring up on a first date. So she did what any girl would do: she organized an aspiring dads focus group.

EPISODE #106: When You Tell

Zoe Zolbrod grew up with a secret. Now, after 4 decades, she’s sharing it with the world. In this episode, find out how telling her secret has shaped the way Zoe sees herself as a mother and daughter.

EPISODE #103: Real Teens, REAL Babies

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.

We Won a Third Coast!

Thanks, Third Coast, for the 2016 Skylarking!

EPISODE #102: W. Kamau Bell Asks His Mom About Sex (UPDATE)

For most of his life, comedian W. Kamau Bell assumed his single mom never had sex after she made him. Today, he gets the real story. In this update, we ask Kamau what it’s like to have a public sex talk with your mom.

EPISODE #96: The Parents’ Guide to Doing It with Esther Perel

How do you keep the fire alive? Can motherhood awaken your inner lesbian? Couples therapist and author Esther Perel answers YOUR sex advice questions.

EPISODE #93: Anna Sale on Becoming a Mom

Death, Sex & Money host Anna Sale on her parents, her baby, a trampoline, and potato chips.

EPISODE #88: W. Kamau Bell Asks His Mom About Sex

For most of his life, comedian W. Kamau Bell assumed his single mom never had sex after she made him. Today, he gets the real story.