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MILK Podcast: Getting In There with Moms I'd Like to Know

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I’m Mallory Kasdan: writer, voice actor and mom. I’m podcasting with with Moms I’d Like (to) Know. Like MILFs, but MILKs. My guests are sharp, groovy women, passionate about art, culture, career and homelife. We want to talk about NOT having it all. Not even close. Follow @milkpodcast on Instagram.

I’m Mallory Kasdan: writer, voice actor and mom. I’m podcasting with with Moms I’d Like (to) Know. Like MILFs, but MILKs. My guests are sharp, groovy women, passionate about art, culture, career and homelife. We want to talk about NOT having it all. Not even close. Follow @milkpodcast on Instagram.
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I’m Mallory Kasdan: writer, voice actor and mom. I’m podcasting with with Moms I’d Like (to) Know. Like MILFs, but MILKs. My guests are sharp, groovy women, passionate about art, culture, career and homelife. We want to talk about NOT having it all. Not even close. Follow @milkpodcast on Instagram.

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English


Episodes

Episode 45: Candy Canes for Breakfast, Wearing Pants Outside and Other Holiday Parenting Tips from Ana Gasteyer

12/22/2018
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Comedian Ana Gasteyer joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Best known for her incomparable work on Saturday Night Live from 1996 - 2002, Ana brought iconic characters like “Delicious Dish” NPR radio host Margaret Jo and middle school music teacher Bobbi Moughan-Culp to life, and created spot-on impressions of Martha Stewart, Celine Dion and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Ana has since worked steadily in film, television, theater and voiceovers while raising her family, and can currently be seen in...

Duration:00:57:17

Episode 44: Aerial Dance, Writing Your Feelings and Not Safe For Mom Group (NSFMG) with Writer Alexis Barad-Cutler

12/6/2018
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Alexis Barad-Cutler joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Alexis is a writer and the founder of Not Safe For Mom Group, a digital community for mothers to tell their stories and express unfiltered feelings without judgement. Through #NSFMG, Alexis has opened a frank, vulnerable dialogue that moms have been craving. Alexis also creates content for sites like Mindr, Fatherly, Beyond Mom, Hey Mama, and Well Rounded — among other outlets that cater to the parenting set. She lives in Brooklyn with...

Duration:00:53:48

Episode 43: Two Jews/Three Opinions, The Tree of Life Shooting, and Saving Starfish with Rabbi Leora Kaye

11/14/2018
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Rabbi Leora Kaye is the Director of Programs at URJ, Union for Reform Judaism, and she joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. They discuss Anti-Semitism, parenting while Jewish, and how we can be more inclusive as Jews and as humans. As a Rabbi, Leora seeks ways to expand people's understanding of Judaism, encouraging them to approach their spiritual lives on their own terms. Leora's work experience spans the Jewish world and includes education, programming, and filmmaking. She first combined...

Duration:01:02:20

Episode 42: Empowering Women and Girls, Being the Connector and Getting Out the Vote with XO Group's Carley Roney

10/29/2018
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Activist Carly Roney joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Carley is an entrepreneur and co-founder of The Knot, NYC's most successful early Internet company. She led The Knot from it’s early days as a wedding website to a multi-platform, multi-brand billion dollar company called XO Group. Outside of XO, Carley has focused her expertise in branding, content, and community building to support female-founded start-ups and progressive causes. Carley sits on the Board of Directors of fashion...

Duration:00:48:10

Episode 41: Understanding Goldilocks, Positive Self-Talk, Mantras and Racing Like a Mother with Peloton Instructor Christine D'Ercole

10/8/2018
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Description: Peloton indoor cycling instructor Christine D’Ercole joins Mallory in the MILK Studio for part two of a MILK/Peloton series on motivation and self-care for moms. Christine is a decorated track racer who brings that expertise to every class. Grounded in science, music, grit and grace, Christine believes that as a rider you have two tools at your disposal: your breath and your inner monologue. Christine has been an actress, a model and a bike messenger prior to becoming a...

Duration:01:04:19

Episode 40: Spinning, Swearing, Sweating and Self-Care with Jenn Sherman of Peloton

9/24/2018
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Peloton indoor cycling instructor Jenn Sherman joins Mallory in the MILK Studio for part one of a MILK/Peloton series on motivation and self-care for moms. Jenn is an experienced fitness professional who become Peloton’s first instructor over 5 years ago. The company has since blown up, reinventing fitness with live & on-demand boutique studio classes you can take anytime on a bike, treadmill, or with a Peloton app. Jenn and Mallory talk about the company’s backstory, about finding your...

Duration:00:58:47

Episode 39: What Would Virginia Woolf Do about Aging and Raging Gracefully with Author Nina Lorez Collins

8/8/2018
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Author Nina Lorez Collins joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Nina is the author of “What Would Virginia Woolf Do: And Other Questions I Ask Myself as I Attempt to Age Without Apology. In her forties, Nina found herself awash in a sea of hormones. As symptoms of perimenopause set in, she began to fear losing her health, looks, sexuality and sense of humor all at once. Craving a place to discuss her questions and concerns, and finding none, Nina started a Facebook Group with the ironic title...

Duration:00:48:54

Episode 38: Protest, Puppets, and Voting like a MOTHER with Activist and Storyteller Sara Berliner

7/25/2018
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Activist Sara Berliner is the founder of “Vote Like A Mother,” and she joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. VLAM is an organization that sells ethnically sustainable merch with a wink, benefits mom run organizations, and acts as a filter for activism. Sara is also a children’s media executive, content curator, and mom. Her career has been focused on storytelling across platforms and genres, launched from a Harvard degree in Folklore & Mythology, with criss-crossing paths through puppet...

Duration:00:55:13

Episode 37: Black Women, Higher Heights and Making the Sausage with Political Fundraiser and Activist Kimberly Peeler-Allen

6/22/2018
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Kimberly Peeler-Allen has been working at the intersection of race, gender and politics for almost 20 years, and she joins Mallory in the MILK studio. Kimberly is the Co-founder of Higher Heights, a national organization building the political power and leadership of Black women from the voting booth to elected office. A highly skilled political fundraiser and event planner, Kimberly ran her firm Peeler-Allen Consulting, LLC from 2003 to 2014, the only African American full-time...

Duration:01:11:43

Episode 36: Like a Mother: Feminism, Science and the Culture of Pregnancy with Journalist Angela Garbes

6/6/2018
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Journalist Angela Garbes joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Angela is a Seattle based writer specializing in food, bodies, women’s health, and issues of racial equity and diversity, and is the author of “Like A Mother: A Feminist Journey through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy,” As a new mother in 2014, she wrote a piece for The Stranger, called “The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am.” The story became the publication’s most read piece in its twenty-four year...

Duration:00:51:37

Episode 35: Mom Memoirs, MeToo Media, and Katy Perry Kisses with New York Times Styles Reporter Katie Rosman

5/23/2018
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Journalist Katie Rosman is in the MILK Studio with Mallory. Katie is a reporter for The New York Times, where she covers popular culture for Styles, and a a former reporter for The Wall Street Journal. She is author of “If You Knew Suzy: A Mother, A Daughter, A Reporter’s Notebook," which marries a daughter's to truly know her late mother with a reporter’s attention to detail, humor, and pathos. Katie and Mallory talk about the democratization of media, getting harassed online by Katy...

Duration:01:06:47

Episode 34: Parkway Cabana Club, Hanging Backstage with The Boss, and Selling Houses with Rosyln Neiman

5/9/2018
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Rosyln (Roz) Neiman joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Rosyln is a real estate sales professional with 31 years of experience with The Howard Hanna Agency in Pittsburgh. Roz was voted best realtor in Pennsylvania and one of the top realtors in the United States by The Wall Street Journal. Born in "the ‘burgh," Roz has been married to her high school sweetheart, Sandy Neiman, for 51 years. They have three grown children and three grandchildren. Roz hung with Bruce Springsteen and the E...

Duration:00:55:16

Episode 33: Don’t Keep Your Day Job, Radical Empathy, and Authenticity with Podcast Host and Songwriter Cathy Heller

4/26/2018
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Songwriter and Podcast Host Cathy Heller joins Mallory in The MILK Studio. Cathy’s passion is helping others to realize their passions, and her podcast “Don’t Keep Your Day Job,” is hugely popular. Each week, Cathy interviews guests like Jonathan Adler, Bobbi Brown, Jenna Fischer and other creative powerhouses, who share their successes and how they arrived where they are, inspiring her listeners to make money doing what they love. Cathy is a songwriter, and started out pitching her own...

Duration:00:55:51

Episode 32: Canada, Cannabis and CEO's Come Correct with Entreprenuer and Marketer Alison Gordon

4/12/2018
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This moment is a turning point for normalizing cannabis, and Allison Gordon is in the MILK Studio with Mallory to tell us why women are posed to take the lead in the industry. Alison is the CEO of 48North Cannabis Co., a medical cannabis company based in Toronto. Named one of Canada’s Top 10 Marketers by Marketing Magazine, Alison has been celebrated for her unique ability to shift public opinion and consumer behavior in the right direction. As a co-founder and EVP at Rethink Breast Cancer...

Duration:00:57:23

Episode 31: Signs, Signs, Everywhere There's Signs Of Resistance, Dear Client, and #TheseKids with Designer Bonnie Siegler

3/27/2018
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Designer and author Bonnie Siegler is in the MILK Studio with Mallory. Bonnie has written two new books, Signs of Resistance, a visual history of protest in America, and Dear Client, a how-to book about working successfully with creative people. Bonnie founded and runs the award-winning design studio Eight and a Half, and was voted one of the fifty most influential designers working today by Graphic Design USA, She is best known for her design work for Saturday Night Live, the Criterion...

Duration:00:48:01

Episode 30: Violence and Memory, Empathy and Diversity, #MeToo and Oysters with Journalist Rona Kobell

3/21/2018
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Journalist Rona Kobell is in the MILK Studio with Mallory. Moved by the trauma of the Parkland, Florida shooting, Rona and Mallory collaborated on a print piece about their high school classmate Karen Hurwitz, who was murdered when they were seventeen years old. Rona began her career covering crime in rural Missouri and later Pittsburgh, and was on the staff of the Baltimore Sun from 2000 to 2009. After a journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan, she moved on to the Chesapeake Bay...

Duration:01:00:36

Episode 29: Cartoon Coping, Unpaid Custodial Work, and Goop-y Wellness with Dr. Grace Farris M.D.

3/8/2018
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Cartoonist and physician Dr. Grace Farris M.D. is in the MILK Studio with Mallory. Dr. Farris graduated from Brown Medical School and completed her internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She practiced as a hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and was a fellow in bioethics at Harvard Medical School in 2016. In 2017, Dr. Farris joined the Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine as assistant professor and Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at...

Duration:01:00:07

Episode 28: Trendspotting, Corporate Spying, and Voicing Pharah with Fashion Dilettante Jen Cohn

2/17/2018
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Voiceover actress and fashion consultant Jen Cohn joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Jen’s versatile voice can be heard on hundreds of commercials, cartoons, video games, promos, industrials, and books on tape. She currently is the voice of Pharah from the video game Overwatch, which has a passionate and enormous fan base. When Jen isn't running around talking into microphones and schmoozing, or hanging out with her husband and son, she can be found obsessively researching new concept stores,...

Duration:01:02:59

Episode 27: Film Fatales, Desert Runners, Motherland and Motherhood with Filmmaker Jennifer Steinman Sternin

2/8/2018
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Jennifer Steinman Sternin is an award-winning filmmaker with over 20 years of experience in television and film, and she joins Mallory in the MILK Studio. Jennifer talks about trusting the creative process to do its magic, growing up with strong female entrepreneurial artists as role models, becoming a single mother by choice, and how that decision changed her life and her work. She has a beautiful story about finding love at the perfect time, and how hitting milestones out of order has made...

Duration:01:01:42

Episode 26: Modern Loss IRL, Pastel Platitudes on Pillows, and the Richness of Living with Author Rebecca Soffer

1/23/2018
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Rebecca Soffer joins Mallory in the MILK Studio to talk about her book, “Modern Loss: Candid conversations about grief. Beginners welcome.” Rebecca is the CEO and co-founder of the website Modern Loss, which she founded with co-author Gabrielle Birkner. A former producer for the “The Colbert Report,” Rebecca is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of loss and resilience, and contributes regularly to books, magazines and other media. Blurbed by everyone from Mindy Kaling to Stephen...

Duration:01:00:36