Tears, Laughter, and Poop Soup: My Listen To Your Mother Flashback

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Yesterday, May 3rd, at 2:00 PM, the sound of Listen To Your Mother DC’s opening music, “Uptown Funk” reached my ears from my last place in line, as I waited with my cast mates back stage. I heard a burst of wild cheering and clapping from the audience, and I was overcome with emotion. I can’t cry now.  Not NOW!  Even … Read More

Tears, Laughter, and Poop Soup: My Listen To Your Mother Flashback

Signings, Readings, and Nervous Poopings: Oh My!

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You guys have known me a long time now, so you know that I am VERY comfortable, wide open, and mouthy in my blog posts (which I type safely from my living room sofa). That is WRITER ME. SOCIAL ME is a much different person. SOCIAL ME takes a long time to open up and warm up to people, especially … Read More

Signings, Readings, and Nervous Poopings: Oh My!

The Day I Nearly Lost Control of My Orifices at A “Listen To Your Mother” Audition

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This dumb fuck didn't even know she was taking a picture of herself.

As some of you might have heard, I went to an audition for Listen to Your Mother yesterday in our nation’s capital. Listen To Your Mother is a show that will be performed in 39 U.S. cities this year. At each show, 10-12 writers—handpicked by the show’s directors—will go up to the microphone and read their 5-minute stories about motherhood … Read More

The Day I Nearly Lost Control of My Orifices at A “Listen To Your Mother” Audition