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A comedy podcast about motherhood and how unnatural it sometimes is. We aren't all magical vessels! Join us every week as we deal with the thrills and embarrassments of motherhood and strive for less judging, and more laughing.

A comedy podcast about motherhood and how unnatural it sometimes is. We aren't all magical vessels! Join us every week as we deal with the thrills and embarrassments of motherhood and strive for less judging, and more laughing.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

A comedy podcast about motherhood and how unnatural it sometimes is. We aren't all magical vessels! Join us every week as we deal with the thrills and embarrassments of motherhood and strive for less judging, and more laughing.

Language:

English

Contact:

Maximum Fun 2404 Wilshire Blvd., 9A Los Angeles, CA 90057 206-984-4FUN


Episodes

Episode 467: Did That Ghost Just Ask For Daddy? Yikes. with Christine Schiefer

8/10/2022
What's more haunted? An Alabama ghost house or your haggard and broken, sleep-deprived mind? Christine Schiefer of the And That's Why We Drink podcast joins Biz to split the difference! Plus, Biz is pooped. Get your copy of A Haunted Road Atlas: Sinister Stops, Dangerous Destinations, and True Crime Tales by Christine Schiefer and Em Schulz wherever books are sold. Listen to And That's Why We Drink on the podcatcher of your choice. Follow Christine on Twitter @xtineschiefer and on Instagram...

Duration:01:05:30

Episode 466: We Might Need More Than A Birth Plan. with Dr. Jamila Perritt

8/4/2022
Since when was it a crime to be pregnant? Oh wait, since always. Thanks, patriarchy. President and CEO of Physicians for Reproductive Health Dr. Jamila Perritt joins Biz to discuss trauma and resilience, the history of the criminalization of pregnancy, and the quality of care we "deserve." Plus, Biz solves a mystery! Learn more about Dr. Perritt's work by visiting the Physicians for Reproductive Health website, PRH.org. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available...

Duration:01:06:14

Episode 465: What is an Abortion, Anyway? with Carly Manes

7/27/2022
Who doulas the doulas? The doula companions! We sit down with author and full-spectrum doula Carly Manes to talk abortion education, self-publishing, and the complicated history of the term "doula." Plus, Biz can't get it done. Get your copy of Carly's book, What's an Abortion, Anyway, at WhatsAnAbortionBook.com. Follow on Instagram @whatsanabortionbook. Learn more about the Dopo Abortion Doula Cooperative by visiting WeAreDopo.com. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is...

Duration:00:59:44

Episode 464: If I'm Nonbinary, Can I Still Wear Sequins? with Abby Wambaugh

7/21/2022
Set the GPS to 5 miles backaways. We're making progress on the nonbinary front, even if the entire route is detours. We talk to comedian Abby Wambaugh about what it means to be nonbinary while your kids call you "Mommy." Plus, Biz celebrates! Check out Abby Wambaugh's outstanding audio piece "Mombinary" at Transom.org. Find out more about Abby and her standup comedy at her website, www.abbywambaugh.com. Follow Abby on Twitter @AbbyWambaugh and on Instagram @abbywambaugh. Check out...

Duration:00:59:34

Episode 463: I Am Female, Hear Me Roar! with Lisa Kenney

7/13/2022
Still lost on sex versus gender? Have no fear! Lisa Kenney of Reimagine Gender is here! Lisa returns to give some much needed clarification on what words to use while we rage against the machine. Plus, Biz is surfing. Go to ReimagineGender.org to find out more about Lisa's work. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold. Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are...

Duration:01:07:04

Episode 462: It's Christmas in July! with Kevin Maher

7/6/2022
A very merry happy Un-Birthday/Christmas in July/Yes Day or any other jolly un-official holiday celebration to you! Friend of the show Kevin Maher returns to talk Godzilla poetry, love and cancer, and Santa's frequent marginalization. Plus, Biz is very tired. Pre-order your copy of Santa Doesn't Need Your Help by Kevin Maher and Joe Dator here, on Joe Dator's website, JoeDator.com. Find out more about Kevin and his many projects at his website, LoveKevin.com. Follow Kevin on Twitter...

Duration:00:28:33

Episode 461: Not Been Feeling Like a Self? How 'Bout Now. with Kimberly Inez McGuire

6/29/2022
We are super fucking angry, sad, and enraged. Guess why. We talk to Kimberly Inez McGuire of URGE, Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity, about power, control, and papayas. Plus, Biz is pissed. Go to URGE.org to learn more. To learn about self-managed abortion, mifepristone, and misoprostol, please check out URGE.org/smazine. Check out URGE's linktree @urgeorg and follow URGE on Twitter @URGE_org. Kimberly Inez McGuire recommends you donate to KansansForFreedom.com to help continue the...

Duration:00:55:55

Episode 460: Two Tickets to the Shitshow, Please! My Treat. with Nicole Blaine

6/23/2022
Whee! Come to the messy playground where we learn that funny doesn't need to be cruel. Biz is joined by Nicole Blaine, comic and founder of The Crow comedy club, to talk epic love stories, the films of Sally Field, and the gift of comedy as communication. Plus, Biz is alone. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold. Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold. Visit...

Duration:01:06:59

Episode 459: How Do You Raise An Antiracist Child? with Ibram X. Kendi

6/15/2022
How do you raise an antiracist? Step One: Stop clutching the pearls! Ibram X. Kendi, founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research and author of How To Raise An Antiracist, joins Biz to talk about "child-proofing," the sound of denial, and terrifying our kids versus protecting them. Plus, Biz is open for Summer! Get your copy of How To Raise An Antiracist wherever books are sold. Listen to Be Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi on the podcatcher of your choice. Visit...

Duration:01:10:36

Episode 458: The Childcare Crisis: There's Probably A Waitlist For That Too, with Gloria Riviera

6/9/2022
If Superman was a real hero, he'd just volunteer to hold the baby while you go to the bathroom. Veteran reporter Gloria Riviera sits down with Biz to discuss the childcare crisis, crying in the recording booth, and the never-ending need for paper towels. Plus, Biz goes to the library. Listen to No One Is Coming To Save Us on the podcatcher of your choice. Follow Gloria Riviera on Twitter @griviera. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are...

Duration:01:06:00

Episode 457: The Umpteenth Genius Fail Spectacular Plus Rant, Memorial Day 2022 Edition!

6/2/2022
It's the Umpteenth Genius Fail Spectacular Plus Rant, Memorial Day 2022 Edition! Woooooo! Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold. Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold. Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of MaximumFun.org. This week, we're sponsored by BetterHelp and Storyworth. Go to BetterHelp.com/BADMOTHER to get 10% off...

Duration:00:56:13

Episode 456: You Know What's Worse Than Sleep Regression? Human Rights Regressions! with James Arthur M.

5/25/2022
Oh my stars and garters, a bare shoulder? Better burn down the Planned Parenthood. It's the only way to protect the children. James Arthur M returns to Max Fun and One Bad Mother to talk SCOTUS leaks, LGBTQ and reproductive rights, and the omnipresent fear of white men in khakis. Plus, Biz needs to mind the shoulders! Watch or listen to Get On Up with JAM & Renee on your Echo device or on Backchannel through Youtube. Listen to Minority Korner on the podcatcher of your choice. Follow James...

Duration:01:03:22

Episode 455: If Talking Is An Art, Then I Must Be Jackson Pollock, with Rebecca Rolland

5/18/2022
If silence is golden, does that make communicating more golden? Rebecca Rolland, author of The Art of Talking With Children, joins Biz to talk green trucks, end of day check-ins, and how screaming into the void might actually be communication. Plus, Biz is ready for summer! Get your copy of The Art of Talking With Children wherever books are sold. Visit Rebecca's website at RebeccaRolland.com. Follow Rebecca on Twitter @rolland_rg. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is...

Duration:00:51:13

Episode 454: I Bet 4 Hours Of Sleep Is Plenty (Cough), with Meg Kant

5/12/2022
Babies make for interesting bedfellows, but can you safely sleep and bedshare? Meg Kant from Bebo Mia thinks so! Meg sits down with Biz to talk birth journeys around the world, voluptuous cats, and how much sleep you really need. Plus, Biz did an experiment. Visit BeboMia.com for courses and workshops, and use code OBM15 to get 15% off! Follow Bebo Mia on Facebook @bebomianic, Instagram @bebomiainc, and Twitter @bebomia. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available...

Duration:00:58:12

Episode 453: It's Week 2 of MaxFunDrive and I Feel Like A Badass Mom From A Horror Film! with Jordan Crucchiola

5/4/2022
They're here... The MaxFunDrive members! Jordan Crucchiola of the Feeling Seen podcast joins Biz to talk thirsting on the internet, gray asexuality, and the settled and sexy parents of Poltergeist. Plus, it's week 2 of MaxFunDrive! Listen to Jordan Crucchiola's Maximum Fun podcast Feeling Seen wherever fine pods are cast. Follow Jordan on Twitter @JorCru and support her Patreon at Patreon.com/crucchiola. Go to MaximumFun.org/join now to support One Bad Mother and Feeling Seen! Get the One...

Duration:00:50:03

Episode 452: You've Been Expecting It... It's MaxFunDrive! with Heidi Murkoff

4/27/2022
We have some great expectations for today's guest... and MaxFunDrive! Heidi Murkoff, author of What to Expect When You're Expecting, joins Biz to talk trusting your mom gut, the legacy of What to Expect, and what she wanted to be when she grew up. Plus, it's MaxFunDrive! What to Expect When You're Expecting is available literally wherever books are sold. Visit Heidi Murkoff's website WhatToExpect.com and support Heidi's advocacy group, What To Expect Project, at WhatToExpectProject.org. The...

Duration:00:58:35

Episode 451: Is It Too Late To Make A Majorly Dramatic Shift in My Life If I Have Kids? with Marni Zalben

4/20/2022
It's Marni! She quit her job at HR/And now she'll teach kids to speak wide and far! Longtime friend of the show Marni Zalben joins Biz to talk radically shifting careers and making your kids proud. Plus, Biz is handy with a knife. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold. Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold. Thank you to all our listeners who support the show...

Duration:01:01:37

Episode 450: You Are Not The Worst Parent! with Glenn Boozan

4/13/2022
You are not a bad parent. Unless you are a hamster. Then yes, you are a bad parent. Writer-comedian Glenn Boozan sits down with Biz to talk about needlessly self-critical moms and her new book, There Are Moms Way Worse Than You. Plus, the gang's all here for Biz! Get your copy of Glenn Boozan's There Are Moms Way Worse Than You wherever books are sold. Follow Glenn Boozan on Twitter @boozan and on Instagram @glennboozan. Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available...

Duration:00:45:11

Episode 449: 23andMe and Maybe Someone Else, with Eve Sturges

4/6/2022
What makes a parent? DNA? Love? Or randomly unveiling a secret decades later? Eve Sturges of the Everything's Relative podcast joins Biz to talk turning a mind-blowing mindfuck into an avenue to help people feel less alone. Plus, Biz is on a roll. Listen to Eve Sturges' podcast, Everything's Relative, wherever pods are cast. Visit Eve's website at evesturges.la. Get your copy online of Eve's new workbook, Who Even Am I Anymore: A Process Journal For the Adoptee, Late Discovery Adoptee,...

Duration:01:06:01

Episode 448: We May Need A Reminder That Parenting Is a Farce, with Laura Clery

3/30/2022
Parenting may make idiots of us all, but we can always help one another smash. Author and comedian Laura Clery joins Biz to talk about honesty, shame, pumping ass, and monetizing the haters. Plus, Biz has a breakdown. Get your copy of Laura Clery's new book, Idiots: Marriage, Motherhood, Milk & Mistakes, wherever books are sold on April 5th. Visit Laura's website at LauraClery.com. Follow Laura on TikTok @lauraclery, Twitter @LauraClery, on Instagram @lauraclery, and her Youtube...

Duration:00:54:32