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TMM returns! This episode features an interview with mom/musician Polly Paulusma. After two albums with Bjork's One Little Indian label Polly has recently released her third album Leaves from the Family Tree on her own label Wild Sound....

Stacy Dymalski is an author, filmmaker, stand-up comedian, public speaker, and band mom. TMM talks to Stacy about parenting teenage jazz musicians, comedy, and her latest book...

I was born and raised in the rural south, where racial difference was like oxygen. You inhaled it, you exhaled it and you learned about the function and composition later. While my family checked the white or caucasian box on forms, my county was predominantly African-American, a term that did not exist yet. I learned to say...

Let her tell it, Janet McDonald is a project girl through and through. Author of the critically-acclaimed memoir Project Girl, she made it from the not-as-mean-as-you-think streets of the Farragut Housing Project in Brooklyn, NY to champagne toasts with Parisian literati, complete with her sense of self intact....

In the 1960's, one of the symbols of the feminist movement was the classic burning of the bras. It represented liberation from the oppression of the male patriarchy, right down to unbinding yourself from the constrictions of your smooth silhouette, created in the first place for the visual pleasures of men. Interesting...

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