The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #186: Lucy Knisley Redraws Her Birth Story

Cartoonist Lucy Knisley couldn’t wait to draw the day her son was born. But how do you draw something if you can’t remember it?

Episode #161: Imaginary Friends & Grown-ups

The imaginary friends you invent when you’re little can be great practice for dealing with hard stuff later on. Plus, a barfing troll and a little egg who raps!

EPISODE #154: Let’s Get Unladylike

Andrea talks to Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin, hosts of the fabulous Unladylike podcast, about abortion, nannies, and counting your eggs before they’re… inseminated. Plus, how to speak up, vocal fry and all.

EPISODE #152: The Sisterhood of “Donor Don”

Sister wives, a fertility cult, and New Kids on the Block: A listener initiates us into the strange world of sperm donation.

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 #105: Uterus + Sperm + Uterus

We pick up where we left off with Kiely, Jenna, and their sperm donor Dominick. This time it’s Jenna’s turn to get pregnant. And, unlike last time, things do not go according to plan.

EPISODE #81: The Accidental Gay Parents, 4

We pick up where we left off with Trystan and Biff, and their passive-aggressive standoff.

EPISODE #73: Love Yurts

A marriage; a miscarriage. A divorce; a guy who looks (and smells) like a caveman. All in this epic love story. (With an UPDATE to last year’s cliffhanger!)