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May Wilkerson and Alyssa Limperis are best friends, stand-up comedians and crazy – clinically speaking, and just regular speaking. Join them each week to discuss their mental health issues, which cover anxiety, depression, anorexia, bulimia, addiction and even a dead dad! Wow, they're fun at parties. Instead of going to parties they invite comedians, journalists, artists, doctors (thank god) and more to join them each week and help shine a light on the things people usually keep hidden. This podcast will be more fun than hanging out in person, we promise.

May Wilkerson and Alyssa Limperis are best friends, stand-up comedians and crazy – clinically speaking, and just regular speaking. Join them each week to discuss their mental health issues, which cover anxiety, depression, anorexia, bulimia, addiction and even a dead dad! Wow, they're fun at parties. Instead of going to parties they invite comedians, journalists, artists, doctors (thank god) and more to join them each week and help shine a light on the things people usually keep hidden. This podcast will be more fun than hanging out in person, we promise.
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United States

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May Wilkerson and Alyssa Limperis are best friends, stand-up comedians and crazy – clinically speaking, and just regular speaking. Join them each week to discuss their mental health issues, which cover anxiety, depression, anorexia, bulimia, addiction and even a dead dad! Wow, they're fun at parties. Instead of going to parties they invite comedians, journalists, artists, doctors (thank god) and more to join them each week and help shine a light on the things people usually keep hidden. This podcast will be more fun than hanging out in person, we promise.

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@alyssalimp

Language:

English

Contact:

929-364-7513


Episodes

Strong Men Cry with Paul Gilmartin

7/3/2018
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A VERY special episode for many reasons! 1. May and Alyssa are finally back together and 2. they're sitting down with fellow mental health podcast host Paul Gilmartin! Paul hosts the Mental Illness Happy Hour, an amazing podcast (and resource) for conversations surrounding all kinds of mental illness. We're so grateful for the time he took to chat with us about the magic of support groups, how he's learned to embrace his emotions as a man (especially with other men), how we see our parents...

Duration:01:12:50

Embracing the Stars With Ruby Warrington

5/28/2018
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We're back with another delightful episode with guest co-host Tiffany Bender! And the stars have aligned for our fantastic guest, Ruby Warrington. Ruby is the author of Material Girl, Mystical World and founder of The Numinous, an online platform where all things new age are translated to our modern (or in our case, roller coaster) lives. She enlightens us on how important it is to embrace our dark emotions, chase *high frequencies* and find our truest self, even if it takes our whole life...

Duration:00:58:14

Our Self-Absorbed Memoirs with Marya Hornbacher

5/21/2018
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This week we are down a host, so our incredible friend/past guest and host of The Teen Vogue Take, Tiffany Bender is here to fill in! Alyssa and Tiffany chat with super special guest Marya Hornbacher, author of the best-selling eating disorder memoir, Wasted. Marya tells us about her journey since publishing Wasted (written when she was just 18!) and we dig into our feelings about self-destructive behavior of all kinds, aging, and how to silence (or at least, lower the volume of) negative...

Duration:00:50:38

The Pinwheel Of Death With Maggie Widdoes

5/14/2018
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Maggie makes us laugh SO hard!!! Maggie Widdoes is an amazing stand-up and host of the podcast Dead Meet (highly recommend!) and this week she tells us how she went from snorting adderall in college to navigating her emotions like a football player on the field. Maggie tells us about the tools she found in exercise, nature, social media dieting and EMDR, a therapy treatment. We also learn that even volleyball players get depressed and that we might all be living in a computer simulation....

Duration:01:03:15

Our Bodies, Our Frenemies with Shay Neary

5/7/2018
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This week we're talkin' bodies with incredible plus-size trans model Shay Neary, who drops so much wisdom on us that we will never recover! Shay tells us about her journey in loving herself, finding her identity, and all the lessons she's learned along the way. Plus an amazing story from her days as a sex worker (which coincidentally has nothing to do with sex) and a surprise reveal from May about a very Brooklyn-style sex party she attended. We learned so much from Shay and know that you...

Duration:00:57:22

How To Choose A Life

4/30/2018
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Join us for a life-affirming solo episode! Alyssa explains her intense caffeine dependency and we decide that coffee is exactly like a speed ball. We break down the mental health roller coaster that is going home to the suburbs, how childhood informs your psyche, and how sometimes your body can literally reject toxic friends. Plus, May tells us how she uses walking as a form of free therapy. We also answer an email from a listener, and if you have a question email us!...

Duration:00:52:46

Life After Reality TV with Sarah Hartshorne

4/23/2018
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This week we're breaking down body image, food issues and the way we see ourselves. And who better to join us than the hilarious/talented/wise Sarah Hartshorne! Sarah is a comedian and former contestant on America's Next Top Model (cycle 9 for anyone google-ing). Sarah tells us about her experience on the show and her journey from being a plus-size model to being a plus-size person, and why they aren't the same thing. We also discuss the dilemma of sharing body issues with a partner, agree...

Duration:01:01:22

Wine By The Bottle with Molly Jong-Fast

4/16/2018
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Molly Jong-Fast is the incredible author of Normal Girl and The Social Climber's Handbook, as well as writing for Harper's Bazaar, The New York Times and more. She's also one of our biggest Twitter heroes tbh. We're chatting (and cackling) with her this week about our shared issues like hypochondria, alcoholism and an obsession with aging. We hear Molly's journey through rehab and recovery and she tells us what it's like to have kids while keeping anxiety and dysfunction in your life....

Duration:01:04:30

Sensory Deprivation with Jordan Temple

4/9/2018
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Jordan Temple is a hilarious stand-up comedian and genius writer for The Rundown with Robin Thede. He's with us this week to break down hyper masculinity, imposter syndrome and the joy of sensory deprivation tanks. Jordan drops a lot of wisdom about grief and anger, and tells us an insane story about the time he made himself sick (literally) from comedy. Also May points out the universal truth that "all moms deserve to vape"! If you enjoy the podcast, give us a rating and review wherever...

Duration:00:56:02

Everything's Going to be Okay with Ian Fidance

3/26/2018
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Our good friend Ian Fidance is in the studio today! Ian is a hilarious stand-up who has also dealt with a lot of the same issues we have, like grief and addiction and depression. We chat about dealing with loss, the importance of positivity and how to be okay with being okay. We also agree that no one should ever read a comedian's notebook and that riding a bike in the city is just as insane as doing drugs! Got a question? Need a pump up? Email us at crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com and/or...

Duration:00:50:50

Late Bloomers with Ariel Dumas

3/18/2018
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Ariel Dumas is our guest this week and she is our long lost best friend! Ariel is a writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and you should definitely follow her Twitter (@arieldumas) because she is funny as hell! We chat about our special ability to reverse-Secret our thoughts, the anxiety of bed bugs (or lack thereof), and how Ariel started her path in comedy later than most and landed her job with Colbert. We also shout out The Legend of Zelda, the fact that clowning can be sexy,...

Duration:00:49:48

The Science of Anxiety with Shannon Odell

3/11/2018
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Shannon Odell is a triple threat: comedian, scientist, and messy brain just like us! She chats with Alyssa and May about what happens to your brain when you're having a panic attack, her medication journey, and the ways that mental illness can sometimes be a gift. We also talk about nervous tics, career stress, and the advantages of having a good partner who understands your anxiety. Follow Shannon @shodell and us @crazyinbedpod! Shoot an email over to crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com, and...

Duration:01:07:42

Lubricate Your Life with Emily Lynne

2/25/2018
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This week we chat with actor/comedian Emily Lynne from Stephen Colbert's Our Cartoon President – and creator of our awesome theme song! We chat about Emily's struggle with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), grief from losing her dad to brain cancer, and her medication journey. We also discuss the wonders of lube! Any darkness to share? A question for Alyssa and May? Email us crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram @crazyinbedpod!

Duration:00:44:39

Crying on Both Coasts

2/17/2018
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Alyssa and May are solo in the studio this week and they've got research to share! May tested the streets of LA for public crying (spoiler: they're good!) and Alyssa survived her staycation. We talk about why air travel is just too dang much, why dating and loving are brave acts, and we tell the makers of Peeps marshmallow candy to stay in their lane! Get pumped up via crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram @crazyinbedpod! If you like the podcast, we'd really appreciate a...

Duration:00:46:14

Surviving A Hurricane With Tiffany Bender

2/11/2018
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This week, our amazing friend and Teen Vogue Senior Producer Tiffany Bender shares a special story with us. In 2017, Tiffany and three of her friends went on vacation to St. Maarten but were left stranded in the destruction of Hurricane Irma. She breaks down how they got themselves home, the power of social media, and the difficulties that people of color face when it comes to mental health. We also congratulate May on her new bra shopping habit, and realize we no longer have a radar for...

Duration:00:55:42

Big Little Tasks with Josh Gondelman

2/4/2018
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Last Week Tonight writer Josh Gondelman is here to remind us how to be human! His pearls of wisdom include how to accept compliments, calm down anxious thoughts or guilt, and actually say no to things (what?!). We also learn that Alyssa related to The Sims a LOT as a child. Want a pump-up?! Email us @ crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com and follow us on Instagram @crazyinbedpod!

Duration:00:58:51

Sex, Drugs And OCD with Corinne Fisher

1/27/2018
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Ooh baby it's a hot ep! We're sitting down with Corinne Fisher of the amazing sex-positive podcast Guys We F***ed (we HIGHLY recommend)to chat about her struggle with OCD. We also trade stories of losing our virginity, the doctors we love, psychedelic trips and Panera breakups. As always, drop us a line via email at crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com and/or follow us on Instagram @crazyinbedpod!

Duration:01:01:27

Constantly Rebuilding with Ophira Eisenberg

1/19/2018
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Ophira Eisenberg is our new best friend. And yours too! But don't send her any compliments, she'll delete them. The writer, comedian and NPR host joins us this week to talk about how she navigates the world after living through multiple traumas in her life. We talk about anxious thoughts, parenting, not having to please everyone and Pouilly-Fuisée (however you pronounce it). We are loving your emails! Thank you guys so much. If you want a pump-up, give us a shout at...

Duration:00:57:22

Losing Sleep with Ali Vingiano

1/14/2018
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Sleeping well? We're not either! This week, we chat about sleep anxiety with our friend, producer and filmmaker Ali Vingiano. We discuss how self-talk can change attitudes, and trade tips on how to be kinder to ourselves. Check out Ali's incredible films on Buzzfeed's Boldly, and then watch The Opposition for LOLs! Got some darkness and need a pump-up? Or just want to share some light? Email us at crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com. And follow us on Instagram @crazyinbedpod!

Duration:00:59:37

Drunk Biking with Sydnee Washington

12/31/2017
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Welcome to 2018! Since New Year's Eve often revolves around drinking, we're breaking down alcoholism and addiction with our friend Sydnee Washington. We talk about time passing (and the ups and downs that go with it), split pea soup, how wine is an alcoholic's seltzer, and whether or not Astoria is a suitable place to relapse in. Plus, you can guess May's age based on her Phish references! How was your New Year's Eve? We want to know! Email us at crazyinbedpodcast@gmail.com and follow us...

Duration:00:58:06