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Ep 36 Author Rob Sheffield

8/14/2018
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“10,000 conversations about Prince”: Rolling Stone columnist and author Rob Sheffield on how how shared music and memories temper our losses, the benefits to practicing adaptability, and the enduring genius of Disco Naps. Rob’s website Links to all of Rob’s books Forever grateful to Rob for reminding me about L’Trimm in one of the chapters […] The post Ep 36 Author Rob Sheffield appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:25:00

Ep 35 “Listen To Your Mother” Founder Ann Imig

7/31/2018
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“You, Again:” Ann Imig, founder of the “Listen To Your Mother” national staged reading series, on knowing when the time has come to move on, making friends with fear, and why lozenges and jumpsuits are so complementary. Ann’s website “Listen To Your Mother” website “Listen To Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying […] The post Ep 35 “Listen To Your Mother” Founder Ann Imig appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:40:21

Ep 34 Designer Lesley Evers

7/17/2018
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“Problems into opportunity:” Women’s clothing designer Lesley Evers on the wholesale nightmare she turned into a retail renaissance, how she makes her brand more inclusive, and that time Grace Jones set the stage on fire. Literally. Lesley Evers website Yes. Yes she is 70. #AgingGoals Thanks as always to M. The Heir Apparent, who provides […] The post Ep 34 Designer Lesley Evers appeared first on Midlife Mixtape .

Duration:00:41:00

Ep 33 Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn

7/3/2018
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“Lightning in a bottle:” MTV VJ and IHeart80s radio host Martha Quinn on her crazy audition for the job of a lifetime, why there’s so much nostalgia for the ‘80s, and learning not to overload her “plate.” Martha Quinn at IHeart80s@103.7 Follow Martha on Twitter and Facebook Martha’s Mixtape – submit your ideas for a […]

Duration:00:42:00

Ep 32 Singer/Songwriter Jeffrey Foucault

6/19/2018
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“There’s no shortcut:” Along with sneak previews from his new album Blood Brothers, Americana musician Jeffrey Foucault shares his thoughts on impersonation becoming truth, the music economy, and the magic triad of luck, hard work, and talent. JeffreyFoucault.com Buy the new album here! An old favorite from Jeffrey’s 2015 Salt as Wolves blues album – […]

Duration:00:34:47

Ep 31 Outdoor Afro founder Rue Mapp

6/5/2018
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“Trust my feet:” Nature hacktivist Rue Mapp on her non-profit’s work to reconnect and strengthen the relationship between nature and communities of color, the healing qualities of outdoor time at midlife, and trail (music) mixes. Outdoor Afro website Outdoor Afro on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s […]

Duration:00:44:55

Ep 30 Democracy Defenders Isabel Kallman and Jeannine Harvey

5/22/2018
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“That next first step:” FeedOurDemocracy.com co-founders Isabel Kallman and Jeannine Harvey on the need for civic and civil engagement, the power of scale, and how all those years of therapy finally pay off at midlife. FeedOurDemocracy.com @meeteatactivate Alphamom 5Calls.org Nancy’s past blog posts about her Giving Circle Here’s teenage Isabel dancing in Salt-N-Pepa’s “Get Up.” […]

Duration:00:38:01

Ep 29 Humorist Wendi Aarons

5/8/2018
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“My time to call them out:” Award winning humorist Wendi Aarons on the power of protest humor, her admiration for the next generation’s ability to speak up, and her nascent career as a Barry Manilow fanfic writer. Wendi’s website Who Said It: Middle-aged women or teenaged boy? Sixteen Candles gets a rewrite in Fifty Candles […]

Duration:00:39:44

Ep 28 – Feminist Writer Peggy Orenstein

4/24/2018
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“I really stand by my work:” Bestselling author and journalist Peggy Orenstein on three decades of covering issues affecting girls and women, the persistence of the assault on women’s rights, and her curious predilection for offbeat adventure travel. Peggy’s website Peggy’s latest book Don’t Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life Peggy […]

Duration:00:33:42

Ep 27 Empathy Expert Dr. Kelsey Crowe

4/10/2018
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“Trusting my special sauce:” Grief and empathy specialist Dr. Kelsey Crowe on concrete ways to convert compassion to action, seeking joy in midlife grief, and outgrowing her own fear of making mistakes when loved ones undergo difficult times. Help Each Other Out – a collective for learning how to put compassion into action through activities […]

Duration:00:37:23

Episode 26 Resistance Genealogist Jennifer Mendelsohn

3/27/2018
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“My voice is worth hearing:” Journalist Jennifer Mendelsohn on turning her genealogy hobby into a powerful means of combating disinformation, her midlife confidence, and that time she was Mariah Carey’s backup singer at summer camp. Follow Jennifer on Twitter at @CleverTitleTK Dive into the #ResistanceGenealogy hashtag for dispatches from the Genealogy Army. They’re armed with […]

Duration:00:39:21

Ep 25 Hip Hop Choreographer Corey Action

3/13/2018
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“It’s ok to say no:” Bay Area hip hop legend Corey Action on the power of putting your wishes into the Universe, working with the next generation of hip hop activists, and freestyling through unexpected midlife transitions. www.CoreyAction.com www.newstylemotherlode.com I hard a hard time choosing from the plethora of Corey performance videos but I picked […]

Duration:00:40:07

Ep 24 Chainstitch Wrangler Kathie Sever

2/27/2018
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“This weird zig-zagging mishmash:” Custom embroidery designer Kathie Sever on being grateful for her circuitous life path, the sustainability trade off between customization and efficiency, and how craft keeps the humanity in a digital world. Kathie’s custom and camp garment company, Ft. Lonesome Ft Lonesome on Instagram One performer who probably gets a nice discount […]

Duration:00:36:38

Ep 23 Musician Kathy Valentine

2/13/2018
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“I really like to be scared:” The Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine on the band’s legacy and upcoming “Head Over Heels” musical, her thirst for lifelong learning, and the magic that comes from following those interests that tug at your heart. Kathy’s website – including links to her latest solo work Head Over Heels musical – […]

Duration:00:46:39

Ep 22 Decluttering Expert Dana White

1/30/2018
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“Turn that creativity wheel:” Decluttering expert Dana White unpacks why less stuff means more creativity, how GenXers can help downsizing parents and kids leaving home, and the challenges and payoffs of living in the now. Dana’s site, A Slob Comes Clean A Slob Comes Clean podcast and DeclutterTV Enter for your chance to win a […]

Duration:00:42:05

Ep 21 Maternal Health Advocate Sera Bonds

1/16/2018
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“Reach over the divide:” Sera Bonds, founder/CEO of Circle of Health International (COHI,) talks about the power of transformative conversation, inherent racism in poverty work, and her changing definition of success at midlife. Circle of Health International More about Sera from the COHI site Scenes from the International Jazz Festival in Port Au Prince, Haiti. […]

Duration:00:35:26

Ep 20 Band Manager Amber Buist

12/19/2017
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“Know your worth:” In this year-end supersize episode, Amber Buist, manager of indie-folk sensations The Accidentals, talks generosity and serendipity on tour with the band. Plus updates and musical surprises to wrap up 2017! The Accidentals website/store Valslist.com The Accidentals Tour Diary – fun insider’s look at life on the road, written by the band […]

Duration:00:52:49

Ep 19 “Maxed Out” author Katrina Alcorn

12/5/2017
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“It starts with compassion:” Katrina Alcorn, author of “Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink,” on structural changes needed to help GenX women at the breaking point, a reminder that change is inevitable, and her rocker flock of urban chickens. Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink The New Midlife Crisis for Women on Oprah.com […]

Duration:00:35:25

Ep 18 Girl Advocate Lynn Johnson

11/21/2017
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“Not the secondary characters:” CEO of Spotlight: Girls, Lynn Johnson, on how the theater camp she co-founded to help put girls’ stories center stage is going nationwide, her midlife leadership shift, and a concert that was even cooler in retrospect. Spotlight: Girls website Act Now: A Retreat for Women Leaders, Creatives, and Entrepreneurs Shop With […]

Duration:00:37:22

Ep 17 Travel Writer Lavinia Spalding

11/7/2017
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“Enough sky for everyone:” Travel writer and editor Lavinia Spalding on why taking a writer’s perspective can make you a better traveler, the importance of keeping journals, and the virtues of karaoke diplomacy. Lavinia’s website “How Korean Karaoke Changed My Life” Best Women’s Travel Writing anthology Volume 11 Lavinia’s TedX talk “To the One Who […]

Duration:00:34:05