The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #131: Parent Spies

Stories of two parents who spy on their kids — one on purpose, the other by accident.

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 #95: The True History of a Child Chef & His Mom

Judah is 12. He makes a mean beef wellington. Hear how he became a child chef, and how his mom had him when she was just a kid herself.

EPISODE #94: Raising a Transgender Child

Marlo Mack from the wonderful “How to Be a Girl” podcast joins us to talk about raising a girl who seems to have the body of a boy … and what a girl even is in the first place.

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.

EPISODE #85: Dispatches from Black Motherhood

Anthonia Akitunde went looking for websites about Black working moms that broke stereotypes. She came up empty. So she started her own.

EPISODE #77: Behind Family Lines

Darlene’s childhood dream was to join the military. She didn’t imagine she’d also be raising three children solo.

EPISODE #76: Kicking Ass While Pregnant

When Marvel asked Dennis Hopeless to create a new story for Spider-Woman, he knew he wanted her to be pregnant. In this episode, he explains why. And we hear from his wife Jessie, the real-life superhero behind Spider-Woman.