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The Best Friend Debate

What do you do when you get demoted by a best friend? We’ve got a heartfelt group therapy that will probably break your heart a little. Plus, when it comes to sausage sandwiches, where do you put your onions? And, The Bachelorette has ended but less people were watching, so have we reached peak Bachelorette? The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Clare Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa Ratliff Listen to the Liz Gilbert TED podcast here. RECOMMENDATIONS Clare Stephens is...


Excuse Me While I Breastfeed Your Baby

Is it ever okay to breastfeed a baby that isn't yours? An air hostess offered up her boob to someone else's baby on a flight this week and Rachel Corbett wants to know if this is what happens when you become a mother. Second thing on the agenda this week is dampness. Not in your house, but in your body. Yeah. Your insides are damp. You'd better go get that checked. Plus should women get to choose whether their #metoo stories go public? We unpack the Ashleigh Raper and Luke Foley...


The Dating Advice No Woman Wants To Hear

Is it ever okay to tell a woman their ovaries are old? An article about Kylie Minogue’s new boyfriend has Jessie angry. And speaking of angry, is it time we stopped shying away from female rage? Plus, do you go to the movies by yourself? Are you happy to sit in a cafe solo for coffee? What about dinner? Do you remember a moment in your life when you became comfortable being at a table for one? We talk about the joys of flying solo. The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens...


Spice Girls, Dead Horses & Wedding Dresses For Old People

With Melbourne Cup’s “problematic” side breaking into the mainstream this week - we have a question - is it time that we give up on all public holidays in Australia? Plus Gwyneth Paltrow got married again on the weekend and she wore a gorgeous, big white wedding dress. But Holly has a controversial opinion. And the Spice Girls are back, so we need to stop right now. Links Mia's interview with Cate McGregor:...


Taking Off Your Big Girl Pants

Holly Wainwright is addicted to shapewear and she needs to talk about it. Plus did you know that there’s a wrong way to send a text message? You’re probably doing it right now. And, American writer Glennon Doyle is no longer wearing makeup or dying her hair because she’s realised that for her, it’s a form of patriarchal oppression and it raises the age-old question: who do women dress for? The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa...


We Just Want To Take Another Look At Bradley Cooper

If you’ve been to see A Star Is Born, you’ll understand why everyone is objectifying the hell out of Bradley Cooper right now. So what’s the ‘acceptable’ way to talk about hot celebrities in your workplace? And was that film in desperate need of a trigger warning? Plus, what’s a vigilante nanny and why are they all over playgrounds? Listen to our 'A Star Is Born' Bonus episode here: The End Bits Hosts: Holly...


Midnight Zoomies

Columnist Caitlin Moran asked the men of the world what they hate about being male, and we need to talk about their responses. Plus, Rachel Corbett argues the case for getting up at 5am. And we tackle a group therapy question from a listener whose engagement has come at the same time as her sister's divorce. CREDITS Hosts: Rachel Corbett, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Luca Lavigne RECOMMENDATIONS Jessie: Cotton On tights Mia: Wanderlust on Netflix Rach: Making A...


The Failure Resumé

We talk about success in the workplace a lot but do we spend enough time talking about our failures? Mia gets real about failure resumes and why everyone needs one. Plus, Jessie has started obsessing about the Royals but Holly couldn’t care less. Freaky Friday, right? And what legacy have our past four Prime Ministers really left? The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa Ratliff COME TALK TO US Join the Out Louders Facebook group...


EXTRA: A Star Is Born

SPOILERS AHEAD: It's the movie event of the year. So, of course, we are going to unpack it. Holly is joined by Leigh Campbell and Rachel Corbett to dissect all things A Star Is Born, the film starring and directed by Bradley Cooper alongside Lady Gaga. Did that ending need a trigger warning in 2018? Is this Titanic for a new generation? And can Bradley Cooper please marry us now? Yes, we are going deep. AND, AGAIN, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS. Also, just a warning, this episode deals with...


Friendship With A Side Of Eye Cream

What do you do when your friends start their own businesses or get involved in triangle schemes and want you to buy things? Lots of things. It's group therapy time and boy, is this question relatable. Plus, is it time to boycott Victoria's Secret? And Outlouders, great news - you guys raised $17,000 for Drought Angels and we couldn't be prouder. The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa Ratliff RECOMMENDATIONS Jessie: How Stuff Works...


Babies, Botox & Bye Bye Cosmo

Jessie got kidnapped by her twin sister Clare to go and stalk Harry & Megs. They didn't get very far. But Jessie is starting to see why everyone is obsessed with the Royals. Plus, have you ever wondered what it feels like to get botox? We're joined by host of Mamamia’s You Beauty podcast and our executive editor Leigh Campbell who is going to answer all our questions. And Mia farewells Cosmo, the magazine she edited for 10 years. The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and...


You Only Need 7 Friends

Got more than seven friends? Get rid of them. Turns out you only need seven and we are going to find out why. Plus, why do women become invisible over 40? Mia, Holly and Jessie are joined by Jessie’s mum Anne Stephens who had an epiphany the other day ... that the world no longer sees her. And Princess Eugenie is getting married. But can you be a Republican and care? Holly thinks yes. The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa...


Don't Google Toad From Mario Kart

Mia found herself googling what the toad from Mario Kart looked like this week, and she had instant regret. Why you ask? Well, in her new book pornstar Stormi Daniels said Donald Trump’s privates...well, you’ll find out… Plus, we're joined by award-winning journalist Caro Meldrum-Hanna to talk about her investigation into convicted killer Kelli Lane. And, do you have to have a political opinion in 2018? Jessie thinks so... The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia...


He's Just Not That Into You

Is Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins the most hated man in Australia right now, or the most honest? That's the question on everyone's lips after The Bachelor finale so we're going deep. Plus, do you ever put your hand up at work to help out around the office? Organise the farewell card? Do the sweep for Melbourne Cup day? A new study has discovered that female workers are 48% more likely to put their hands up for office housework, and they are paying for it…. The End Bits Hosts: Holly...


Why Everybody Needs A Broken Heart

Can you be a proper person if you’ve never experienced heartbreak? That’s the question Holly Wainwright was pondering over the weekend while sitting around a campfire… Plus, if you’ve been thinking ‘who the heck is Brett Kavanaugh and why is everyone talking about him?’ Rachel Corbett has an explainer for you. And Jessie needs to talk about Lindsay Lohan’s latest Instastory... The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Rachel Corbett. Producer: Elissa Ratliff COME TALK...


Those Darn Millennials Have Ruined Divorce

Those bloody millennials, they ruin everything, don’t they? This week it's divorce. Plus, if you’re wondering what the fuss is about at the ABC this week, we’re dishing up an explainer. And judging by our Outlouders Facebook Group you all love True Crime. So why are we so obsessed with it when it objectifies dead women? The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa Ratliff RECOMMENDATIONS Mia wants you to see Crazy Rich Asians Holly thinks...


Keli Lane And The Court Of TV Opinion

Eight years after being convicted of murdering her two-day-old daughter, former water polo player Keli Lane is determined to prove her innocence in a new ABC documentary called Exposed: The Case of Keli Lane and we need to talk about it. Plus, what do you do if you don’t like your partner's friends? It’s the group therapy we’ve all been faced with at some point. And Tiger Woods has a new girlfriend but can you trust a serial cheater? The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens...


Meanwhile, In A Dubbo Hotel Room...

Today, Mamamia Out Loud is coming to you from a hotel room in Dubbo. We have learned a lot about each other while we've been on tour this week, like Jessie is the Queen of Katies, Mia is the Queen of a Powershop, Holly's voice has had enough of her and Lize can organise a picnic in a cyclone. But on today’s show: Bert and Ernie and whether puppets have urges; let's smash the sh*t out of strawberries and does this week’s footballer “Sexting” scandal deserve the headlines it’s getting? The...


A-Line Jeans And A Nice Top

Ladies, throw out those skinny jeans you’ve got in your cupboard. According to fashun people, skinny jeans are dead. It’s all about the A-Line jeans now. Get excited. Plus, are we being gaslighted by celebrities? Jessie’s twin sister Clare joins us to discuss a brilliant article And, the heartbreaking reason why more and more women are choosing not to get pap smears. The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa Ratliff Buy tickets for our live...


27 Minutes Of Awesome

The Bachelor used a woman’s sexuality as clickbait. Fair game, or too far? We speak to Moana Hope to find out what she thinks, and why she’s such a mad Bach fan. Plus, it’s time we talk about what Germaine Greer said to Jessie Stephens last week. And according to science, there’s a 27 minute morning routine that says it will change your life, but we call bullshit. The End Bits Hosts: Holly Wainwright, Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman Producer: Elissa Ratliff Buy tickets for our live...