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One Bad Mother Episode 201: What Makes Me A Monster? plus Single Parent Adoption with Nefertiti Austin

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Nefertiti Austin

Every family has its own way of doing things and, now that our kids are old enough to compare our homes to their friends', suddenly there's a whole list of ways in which we, our kids' parents, ARE MONSTERS. Plus, Biz paves the way for weekend fun and Theresa visits a real forest. And we talk with writer Nefertiti Austin about her experience adopting children as a single woman of color.

In reference to our conversation with Nefertiti, here are some book recommendations from Gwen Glazer of the New York Public Library. These books are for children ages 10+, featuring protagonists who are people of color. Note these are categorized by gender -- the first listed are books featuring boy/male leads and below that are books featuring girl/female leads. As with any book, parents should read first to make sure it is suitable for your child. Thank you, Gwen!

Featuring boy/male leads:
As Brave as You​​ by Jason Reynolds​ (Nefertiti after the show found this as well through her local librarian)
​​The Crossover and ​​Booked by Kwame Alexander (these might skew older​ -- for a mature 10yo only​)
The ​​Cruisers series by Walter Dean Myers
​​Kinda Like Brothers by Coe Booth
​​Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis​

Featuring girl/female leads:
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes
The Jumbies series by Tracy Baptiste
The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis
Zora and Me by Victoria Bond

Nefertiti Austin:
http://muthamagazine.com/author/nefertiti-austin/
http://www.essence.com/authors/nefertiti-austin

Tickets for One Bad Mother Live at the Independent in San Francisco April 29th: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1453303

You're Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning At Parenting! is now available! You can get it at Amazon or Barnes and Noble or Books-A-Million or your local indie book store!

Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of MaximumFun.org. Our sponsors this week are Blue Apron and Care.com. You can try Blue Apron and get your first three meals free with free shipping by visiting BlueApron.com/badmother. And to save 30% off a Care.com Premium membership, and receive a $15 credit that you can use toward paying your caregiver when you use Care.com’s convenient payment platform, visit http://www.care.com/badmother when you subscribe.

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

TS283: 420, Survivor, Dr. Robert Onder

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Show: 
Throwing Shade

This week Bryan gets taught about weed culture, while Erin shares her awkward interaction at a local vegan/Mexican restaurant. Also, a contestant on Survivor was recently outed as Transgender by another contestant during the Tribal Council, and a Missouri lawmaker and allergist was upset about protections for women being passed and claim McDonald's and the Zoo are subject to more regulations than abortion clinics.

Judge John Hodgman Episode 309: Justice Extruded is Justice Denied

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Micah brings the case against his girlfriend Jenny. Micah would like to buy a 3D printer for their home. Jenny thinks their apartment is too small. She thinks he should wait until they move into a bigger place.

EVIDENCE

SUBMITTED BY MICAH:

Click here to check out the printer that Micah would like. This is the space where he proposes the printer would live:

He says, "“As can be seen, the printer could comfortably fit beneath my computer desk--I would move the shelf that is currently down there to the place immediately to the right of the desk. The box that is currently in that spot would be moved to a more storage-y place since it's just holding random cords, PC parts, and other knickknacks that don't really need to be immediately accessible.”

SUBMITTED BY JENNY:

“I have made a short video of what our apartment looks like with some cameos from our dog Emmett.”

Click here to check out the video!

“I am also including a website with a list of places where you can 3D print. One of our friends has a membership at the Artisan's Asylum and has offered to let Micah used his space there so I've included their wiki on the machines they have.”

Boston 3D printing resources
Artisan’s Asylum machine wiki

Sign up for Judge Hodgman's newsletter at bit.ly/hodgmail. If you're in the Western, MA area this summer, make sure to check out the Solid Sound Festival, where Judge Hodgman is hosting the Comedy Stage. Judge Hodgman's newest book Vacationland is also available for pre-order at bit.ly/painfulbeaches.

MaxFunCon tickets are still on sale for MaxFunCon West in Lake Arrowhead and MaxFunCon East in the Poconos! Visit MaxFunCon.com for more info! Make sure to also check out You're Doing a Great Job written by Maximum Fun's very own Biz Ellis and Theresa Thorn. It's available wherever books are sold!

Thank you to Tom Brinton for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

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Roze Buddiez: The Dating Game

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Show: 
Rose Buddies

Holy shit, what a trash fire. We're sorry we made anyone watch this. Because, like, DAMN. Every minute of this thing was worst than the previous minute, and this bad boy started out with a pretty rough first minute, so. WOOF.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 474 - Amanda Brooke Perrin

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Guests: 
Amanda Brooke Perrin

Comedian Amanda Brooke Perrin returns to talk tall actresses, dog surgery, and donut promises.

Download episode 474 here. (right-click)

Buy tickets for Stop Podcasting Yourself LIVE in Toronto July 8th.

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org"
Phone us at (844)779-7631 (or UGH-SPY-POD1)
Mailing address: Suite 144 - 6362 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5W 0A1

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MBMBaM 351: Omnidirectional Scampi Blast

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This week, we're celebrating a momentous birthday by full-force launching a Razor Scooter into the hungry mouth of a volcano. We're also talking about how good shrimp scampi is for nearly 55 uninterrupted minutes.

Suggested talking points: 30 Over 30, Morning Meditation, Shakesports, Plant Murder, Scampi Friends, Nacho Fries, Coffee Fidelity, Fast Food Pirates

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 476: Bag of Tariffs

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In a rare guest-less episode, Jesse tries to sell Jordan on the virtues of flannel-lined chinos, Jordan brings another NSFW question to the table from Reddit, and the guys get real about buffets.

International Waters Ep 96: Daddy's Got A Deep Voice

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D'Arcy Carden, Humphrey Ker, Susy Kane, Dave, and Amber Nash
Guests: 
Amber Nash
Guests: 
D'Arcy Carden
Guests: 
Susy Kane
Guests: 
Humphrey Ker
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Amber Nash, D'Arcy Carden, Susy Kane and Humphrey Ker join host, Dave Holmes for Archer rule 34 discussions, Bigfoot fan fiction, and Ducktales/Hall & Oates singalongs

Amber Nash wants to plug Archer season 8 on FXX and recommends Man Seeking Woman on FXX.

D'Arcy Carden wants to plug The Good Place on NBC and recommends Big Little Lies on HBO.

Susy Kane wants to plug The Missing Hancock on Radio 4 and recommends The Gentleman's Club on Radio 2.

Humphrey Ker wants to plug The Penny Dreadfuls on Radio 4 and recommends Autumnlands by Kurt Busiek.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend Sarah Morgan's Twitter @sarahlmorgan.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Riley Silverman, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA, produced by Jennifer Marmor, Laura Swisherand Christian Dueñas.

WE ALL LOVE YOU AND WISH YOU THE BEST, SARAH MORGAN!

One Bad Mother Episode 200: I’m Afraid I’m Becoming Haggard and Broken!, plus Bryn Huntpalmer of The Birth Hour

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Bryn Huntpalmer

This week on One Bad Mother, Biz and Theresa ponder the stereotype of mothers….not the ethereal, magical vessel image…its the hunched, broken, shell of a person image. Is it avoidable? Is it too late? Or is there some place in between the deep end and the impossible vision of self put upon perfection? We hope that place has snacks. Plus Biz lives her parenting dream, Theresa gives us a window into her world and we talk to Bryn Huntpalmer of the podcast The Birth Hour.

Website: http://thebirthhour.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/brynhuntpalmer

Tickets for One Bad Mother Live at the Independent in San Francisco April 29th: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1453303

Preorder the One Bad Mother book! You're Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning At Parenting! You can get it at Amazon or Barnes and Noble or Books-A-Million or your local indie book store!

Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of MaximumFun.org. Our sponsors this week are Jet and Care.com. For $10 off your first 3 orders of $35 or more, visit jet.com and enter promo code "badmother" at checkout! And to save 30% off a Care.com Premium membership, and receive a $15 credit that you can use toward paying your caregiver when you use Care.com’s convenient payment platform, visit http://www.care.com/badmother when you subscribe.

Share your genius and fail moments! Call 206-350-9485
Be sure to tell us at the top of your message whether you're leaving a genius moment, a fail, or a rant! Thanks!!

Share a personal or commercial message on the show! Details at MaximumFun.org/Jumbotron.

Subscribe to One Bad Mother in iTunes
Join our mailing list
Join the amazing community that is our private One Bad Mother Facebook group
Follow One Bad Mother on Twitter
Follow Biz on Twitter
Follow Theresa on Twitter
Like us on Facebook!
Get a OBM tee, tank, baby shirt, or mug from the MaxFunStore

You can suggest a topic or a guest for an upcoming show by sending an email to onebadmother@maximumfun.org.

Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

The Adventure Zone Ep. 60. The Stolen Century - Chapter One

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We're nearly at our journey's end -- but before we can truly understand what lies ahead, we must first return to this story's true beginning. What brought our heroes together to the crisis they face today? What happened to the memories of their dear, forgotten friends? And just how long have they been running away? Taako learns a new language. Merle eats some beans. Magnus trains under an unlikely teacher.

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