The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #147: Awkward Adventures in Infertility

Silvija Ozols and John Murray, the creators of Infertile: A Sketch Comedy Show, tell us what it was like to take one of the most vulnerable experiences of their lives, reenact it onstage, and invite people to come and laugh at it.

EPISODE #146: The Parents’ Guide to Affairs with Esther Perel

Couples therapist Esther Perel talks about why people cheat, even when kids are in the picture. Or, sometimes, *because* kids are in the picture. Plus, some practical tools for handling an affair — and preventing one from happening in the first place.

Talking to Kids About the Birds and the Bees

Worried about how to have ‘the talk’ with your kids? Here’s our fave books and websites for getting the conversation going.

EPISODE #134: How to Make a Fella Feel Relaxed

That… and other lessons of American sex ed. An actual historian walks us through the decades.

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!