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Adam Pertman is a father, Pulitzer prize nominated journalist, and the author of several books on adoption. Adam took time to talk to This Manic Mama about the changing face of the adoption system in North America, and his books...

"I don’t know how you do it," my neighbor’s girlfriend commented. My five-year-old daughter Siu Loong was at her father’s house and I had taken advantage of my free night to attend and photograph a march against police brutality, then stayed out till midnight developing the film I had shot.
 
"I dunno. I just do...

Welcome to Hipmama.com Radio! Our show offers a dynamic and eclectic mix of interviews, reviews and performances from the illustrious, the infamous, and people just like you! Lane Scarberry joins This Manic Mama for a post-festival wrap up to discuss what they watched at the 38th Telluride Film Festival! Highlights include...

Excerpted from the novel
 
I remember the first time I flew.
 
I was four years old. My mother decided to take me to Balboa Park for the afternoon. I watched the back of her short-sleeved blouse as we crossed the parking lot to the playground; the sky blue fabric tightened,...

This Manic Mama talks to documentary filmmaker Suzan Beraza about her most excellent films Uranium Drive-In (2012), and Bag It (2010). TMM urges you to think about a bit about ways to change the way we deal with wrapping,...

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