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After Birth with Matt & Kelly Dwyer

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Drugs. Booze. Reckless sex. Having a kid changes everything. Join recovering parents Matt & Kelly Dwyer and their support group of comedians, artists and musicians as they share candid and uncensored stories about life before and after becoming parents.

Drugs. Booze. Reckless sex. Having a kid changes everything. Join recovering parents Matt & Kelly Dwyer and their support group of comedians, artists and musicians as they share candid and uncensored stories about life before and after becoming parents.

Location:

United States

Description:

Drugs. Booze. Reckless sex. Having a kid changes everything. Join recovering parents Matt & Kelly Dwyer and their support group of comedians, artists and musicians as they share candid and uncensored stories about life before and after becoming parents.

Language:

English


Episodes

Jeff Cesario, Father of One

7/26/2017
Comedian and writer Jeff Cesario joins the After Birth podcast for a hilarious talk about having a child later in life, chinese fertility herbs, and the ups and downs IVF. Kelly and Matt discuss Matt’s tendencies for the boozing and how it affects his parenting and how he hasn’t touched the stuff in 7 days.

Duration:00:48:28

Jeff Cesario, Father of One

7/26/2017
Comedian and writer Jeff Cesario joins the After Birth podcast for a hilarious talk about having a child later in life, chinese fertility herbs, and the ups and downs IVF. Kelly and Matt discuss Matt’s tendencies for the boozing and how it affects his parenting and how he hasn’t touched the stuff in 7 days.

Duration:00:47:49

Matt Peters, Father of One

7/19/2017
From Orange Is The New Black, Matt Peters joins The After Birth Podcast to talk about being away from his family while working, worries of World War 3, and when your kid learns to slap you in the face.

Duration:00:59:13

Marcelle Karp, Mother of One

7/12/2017
Marcelle Karp, co-founder of Bust Magazine and publisher of Barbmagazine.com joins the After Birth Podcast. Kelly asks Marcelle how to raise a kick ass, hilarious feminist. Marcelle also discusses how teenagers are horrible, toddlers are annoying, and 4-11 year olds are magical. Kelly also offers her wisdom on traveling with a toddler.

Duration:01:08:08

John Farley, Father of One

7/7/2017
Actor and comedian John Farley sits down with Matt to discuss the stress of how many kids you have is relative, growing up the youngest of five children, drinking and driving, the bad foods our Moms made and crazy Irish Catholic families. John also takes Matt down memory lane reminding him that he was a little crazy back in the day.

Duration:00:51:35

Poe Ballantine, Father of One

6/28/2017
One of Dwyer’s favorite authors, Poe Ballantine talks with Matt about being unpopular as a kid, the myth that marriage and children is the death of the artist, and the strength of the American people. Kelly also, discusses mom and parent shaming.

Duration:00:49:32

Justin Kaufmann, Father of One

6/23/2017
Matt talks with Chicago WGN radio personality Justin Kaufmann about working nighttime radio and being a father, watching the personality of your child grow and nurturing their interests. They also have a sidebar of life in Chicago, politics and Chicago legends of journalism. In addition, Kelly & Matt share their usual neuroses.

Duration:00:59:11

It’s Easy To Be Hard On Yourself

6/14/2017
Kelly & Matt talk about their struggle with being hard on themselves and how their internal struggle for self acceptance may affect their daughter’s well being, parent shaming and how it isn’t always a bad idea.

Duration:00:34:02

High Anxiety

5/31/2017
Kelly shares how she is still suffering from PPD, and they both explore the anxiety of parenting, the days of doing drugs found on the street, and the yearning for vacation without your family.

Duration:00:26:39

We Are Confident We Don’t Have Confidence

5/19/2017
Kelly and Matt discuss their own lack of confidence and insecurities and how they may affect their daughter. They delve into their own personal stories and experiences of the days the felt they were gods and how they became to not believe in themselves as much as they once did and how they hope to raise a confident, independent human.

Duration:00:20:43

Marianne Sierk, Mother of One

5/10/2017
Comedian and radio personality Marianne Sierk talks with Matt about how no one tells you parenting can be boring, not recognizing who you in the light of parenting, pining for the halcyon days of old, and receiving death threats.

Duration:00:54:28

We Are Insane Weirdos

4/28/2017
Kelly and Matt discuss the explosive dramas and changes in their life since they got married, being boring, social anxiety and the dangers/love of eating hot dogs on the weekend. They also explore their fears of imposing their insanity and lousy behavior onto their daughter.

Duration:00:36:08

Angie Correa

3/22/2017
Singer/songwriter Angie Correa joins After Birth to talk about balancing your creative side and your mommy side, extended breastfeeding and giving up control up the narcissism of being an artist. Visit Angie’s website: http://www.okcorreatown.com/

Duration:01:17:20

Glennis McCarthy, Mother of One

2/15/2017
Comedian and Improvisor Glennis McCarthy joins Kelly Dwyer in her first solo After Birth Interview. They discuss the struggles of postpartum depression, the effects of parenting on marriage and managing expectations of your birth plan.

Duration:00:52:41

Jimmy Carrane, Father of One

1/30/2017
Feral Audio’s own Jimmy Carrane joins After Birth in a conversation about how he wishes he could buy sleep, how fatherhood helped him understand his dad better, and not imposing your own low self-esteem onto your children.

Duration:01:13:01

Peter Murrieta

12/5/2016
TV Writer & Podcaster Peter Murrieta shares what it is like to grow up Mexican in an all white neighborhood in Arizona, where anger comes from, doing cocaine, being attracted to the strange underbelly of the world, and road tripping with your son before you drop him off at college.

Duration:01:04:02

Jim Klever-Weis, Father of Twins

11/28/2016
Jim Klever-Weis is a producer on the hit HBO show "Silicon Valley." Jim joins After Birth to discuss the fears of being a gay parent in Trump's America, how the election was one of selfishness, the First Amendment Defense Act and how his assistant directing training prepared him for parenthood.

Duration:01:01:18

Pete Gardner, Father Of 2

11/12/2016
Pete Gardner from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend shares his life as a sheltered youth, traveling the world to get perspective and life experience, drinking hard across the country and in Chicago, getting your wild days behind you so you can enjoy creating a family and improvising on stage with his son.

Duration:00:47:08

George Wendt, Father of 5

10/28/2016
The great and legendary George Wendt of Cheers & Fletch discuss working at Second City in the early days of Del Close, vagabonding around Europe and the challenges of parenting and step-parenting.

Duration:00:47:10

Laraine Newman, Mother of 2

10/21/2016
Comedy legend Larraine Newman joins After Birth to talk about her early days in France, hating New York, the isolation of motherhood and how parenting is a never-ending improvisation.

Duration:00:52:28