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How do you navigate the world of Trump? Distract yourself with good, irreverent pop culture and an intimate dose of female friendship. Join former Executive Digital Editor of The New Yorker Amelia Lester in Washington and co-founder of the Mamamia Women’s Network Mia Freedman in Sydney, as they discuss all things Trump, pop-culture and long distance friendships.

How do you navigate the world of Trump? Distract yourself with good, irreverent pop culture and an intimate dose of female friendship. Join former Executive Digital Editor of The New Yorker Amelia Lester in Washington and co-founder of the Mamamia Women’s Network Mia Freedman in Sydney, as they discuss all things Trump, pop-culture and long distance friendships.

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Australia

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How do you navigate the world of Trump? Distract yourself with good, irreverent pop culture and an intimate dose of female friendship. Join former Executive Digital Editor of The New Yorker Amelia Lester in Washington and co-founder of the Mamamia Women’s Network Mia Freedman in Sydney, as they discuss all things Trump, pop-culture and long distance friendships.

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@Mamamia

Language:

English

Contact:

0292999555


Episodes

The Robert Mueller Report

3/26/2019
Amelia Lester and Mia Freedman debrief on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report released this. The shortened version? NO COLLUSION. If you want to get in contact with Mia and Amelia, email podcast@mamamia.com.au Tell Me It's Going To Be OK is a podcast by Mamamia. Find more shows here.

Duration:00:14:23

BONUS: The Story of Jacinda Adern

3/22/2019
This week we've seen New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern cement her place as a leader of her generation. She's responded to the terror attacks in Christchurch with meaning and purpose, her people saying instead of feeling like she was above or removed from them, she was right there beside them. But who is Jacinda Ardern? Mamamia's new podcast The Quicky sat down with writer Amelia Lester who has spent time with one of the youngest world leaders and find out more about the woman...

Duration:00:13:58

BONUS: Trump's Very Bad Week

3/4/2019
Mamamia's new podcast The Quicky sat down with the ABC's Planet America host Chas Licciardello and writer Amelia Lester to discuss Trump's failed talks with Kim Jong-un and his former lawyer's testimony that saw him called a cheat and a racist It has been a very interesting week for US President Donald Trump. CREDITS Host/Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Elle Beattie Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri Special thanks to Chas Licciardello and Amelia Lester. The Quicky is the easiest and...

Duration:00:15:43

Fix This, Michael

12/13/2018
As Robert Mueller's investigation hones in on the big fish, former fixer Michael Cohen has officially been sentenced to a three year prison term for committing crimes at the direction of US President Donald Trump. Many people think this is the first prison sentence of many. But can Trump really be arrested? Plus, General John Kelly 'resigned' from his post as White House Chief of Staff, and Trump can't find anyone to replace him. With Mnuchin, Mulvaney and Ayers all declining the job offer,...

Duration:00:37:05

Very Legal, Very Cool

12/5/2018
Donald thinks it was both "very legal and very cool" when he offered his friend Vlad an apartment on the top floor of his Russian tower. And why are we suddenly so fond of George H. W. Bush? Listen in to the Mamamia Book Club podcast: https://omny.fm/shows/mamamia-book-club CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. Leave us a message on the pod phone. We listen to all of them. 02 8999 9386. Or fling us an e-mail: podcast@mamamia.com.au JOIN OUR GROUP ON FACEBOOK This podcast...

Duration:00:25:35

Paint The Trees Red

11/28/2018
US Border Patrol agents used tear gas on families at the border. Melanie erected some blood-coloured Christmas trees. Donald believes a Climate Change study commissioned by his government is a lie. READ MORE The uncomfortable detail in Melania Trump's White House Christmas decorations - https://www.mamamia.com.au/white-house-christmas-decorations/ CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. Leave us a message on the pod phone. We listen to all of them. 02 8999 9386. Or fling us...

Duration:00:23:59

Fighting Fake News With Fake News

11/21/2018
This week, Trump has rejected his own intelligence officials’ assessment that the Saudi Prince ordered the Khashoggi killing. He’s also publicly attacked the man who found Osama Bin Laden and used the #MeToo movement to make a point against the Democrats. So just a pretty normal week, right? Mia and Amelia are back together to tell us whether or not it’s going to be ok…. TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Read the Washington...

Duration:00:28:12

Trump Is Cracking

11/14/2018
The past week has not been a good one for President Trump. He’s lost the house, is being sued by CNN for kicking a journalist out of the press gallery, refused to go to a WW1 Remembrance ceremony in France because his helicopter would have gotten wet and he’s in a really bad mood. Some would even say he’s cracking. So what does all that mean? Rachel Corbett joins Mia to work out if it’s going to be ok this week…. CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Rachel Corbett. We REALLY want to...

Duration:00:27:45

We've Got The House Back

11/8/2018
Mia's in Brisbane and Amelia's in New Orleans. Out of both our comfort and time zones, we jump on a Skype call to unpack the results of the US midterm election. TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings about the show. Leave us a message on the pod phone. We listen to all of them. 02 8999 9386. Or fling us an e-mail. podcast@mamamia.com.au...

Duration:00:22:59

America Can't Catch Its Breath

10/31/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Donald called for the world to Be Best this week after bombs were sent to his political enemies and a synagogue was attacked by a maniac. CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings about the show. Leave us a message on the pod phone. We listen to all of them. 02 8999 9386. Or fling us an e-mail. podcast@mamamia.com.au JOIN OUR GROUP ON...

Duration:00:29:58

Alt-Right Etiquette

10/25/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Other than outright lying in the lead up to the midterm, Donald has flown relatively under the radar this week. Hillary and Bill are back on the road, and we tackle a question from a listener about an alt-right co-worker. CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings about the show. Leave us a message on the pod phone. We listen to all of them....

Duration:00:28:26

Game On, Tiny

10/17/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Donald's friend Kanye visited this week, which Donald liked very much. He also had a laugh with his friend Stormy, whom he now affectionately refers to as 'Horseface'. CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings about the show. Leave us a message on the pod phone. We listen to all of them. 02 8999 9386. Or fling us an e-mail....

Duration:00:34:14

Anger and Despair and Silly Hats

10/11/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Other than expressing how scary life is for young white men, Donald had a quiet week. Melanie played with some elephants in Africa. And a second man accused of sexual misconduct was confirmed to the highest court in the land. This episode details incidents of rape and sexual assault. If you this brings up any issues for you, call the National Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Counselling...

Duration:00:35:14

Kavanaugh And Dr. Ford

10/3/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Dr. Christine Blasey Ford stood in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee and relived a traumatic sexual experience she alleged was perpetrated by the Brett Kavanaugh, a man who is mere centimeters away from a lifetime appointment to the most powerful court in America. So what did we learn from the hours of questioning and the very different statements of Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanagh? Mia and...

Duration:00:35:58

But Brett Kavanaugh Was A Virgin

9/26/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Donald’s friend Brett has been accused of multiple sexual assaults. Does Donald care? This episode details incidents of rape and sexual assault. If you this brings up any issues for you, call the National Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Counselling hotline on 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732) CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings about...

Duration:00:37:23

Burning Down The Capitol

9/19/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSHIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok In her 35 years as a New York Times journalist, Maureen Dowd has come face-to-face with some of the biggest names in US politics. Barack Obama. Bill and Hillary Clinton. And now, yes, Donald Trump. Maureen shares her own musings on the behaviour of America's first 'Reality TV President', and recounts the many run-ins she's had with him over her 35-year career. CONTACT US Your host is Mia...

Duration:00:32:39

Tremendously Hurricane

9/12/2018
TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBERSIP: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Donald's arch nemesis Barack made a speech this week. Barack reminded the public that some leaders can speak in full sentences and Donald didn't like that. Donald made a joke that he fell asleep during Barack's speech. READ MORE D.C.'s makeover with President Trump Young Trumpies Hit D.C. CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings about the...

Duration:00:28:26

What Would Woodward Do?

9/5/2018
BECOME A TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBER: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok Donald's cranky that one of his friends wrote some bad things in the New York Times. He doesn't know who it is, but he's taken some solace in the fact that his friend Bob's writing a book about him. Listen to Amelia's interview on our family podcast: https://omny.fm/shows/this-glorious-mess CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings...

Duration:00:32:44

We're Running Out Of Grown-Ups

8/29/2018
BECOME A TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBER: https://mailchi.mp/mamamia.com.au/tell-me-its-going-to-be-ok John McCain died this week. Donald never liked John McCain, because John McCain was captured and tortured for five years during the Vietnam war. Donald was never captured on account of his bone spurs. READ MORE Meet the guys who tape Trump's papers back together Jared and Ivanka made at least $82M last year while serving in the White House A lot of people think something isn't quite...

Duration:00:27:58

Some Very Fine Criminals

8/23/2018
BECOME A TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE OK MEMBER Donald's friend Michael's telling the FBI that Donald made him do naughty things and now Donald doesn't want to be friends anymore. Donald still likes his friend Paul though, even though Paul has eight criminal convictions. MORE Check out our Year One podcast for brand new mums. CONTACT US Your hosts are Mia Freedman and Amelia Lester. We REALLY want to hear your feelings about the show. Leave us a message on the pod phone. We listen to all of...

Duration:00:33:27