The Longest Shortest Time


Seth Lind interviews my daughter. And she, um, embarrasses me.

It’s Going to Be a Nightmare

Actress Tilda Swinton on early parenthood, in an AP article about her new film We Need to Talk About Kevin, based on the book of the same title. “I remember very soon after giving birth realizing that my imagination had taken on a kind of brutal capacity that it had never had before,” said Swinton, […]

EPISODE #9: The Emperor’s New Onesie

First it was bathing suits, then jackets and sweaters. Then underpants. How far would Joyce’s daughter take this anti-clothes thing?

LST Live!

Do you live in or near NYC? I’m excited to announce LST’s first live performance. Seth Lind, This American Life’s production manager asked me to tell an LST story at his storytelling stage show, TOLD. This month’s theme is “I Made a Person.” Hope to see you there! Monday, May 16 @ 7:00 p.m. UNDER […]

Let Me Take That From You

Saturday morning, completely unexpectedly, Sasha stopped nursing. We were down to just one feeding per day and before this weekend she seemed to really be enjoying it. But when I brought her to bed and offered her the boob this time, she did the thing she does when I offer her food she doesn’t want: […]