11 episodes

After birthing a baby and selling a novel in one day last year, Mary finally understood why Kate, mother of two, kept falling asleep during their writing group. I'M STILL HERE! is a podcast about making art after kids. In each episode Kate Tellers (The Moth) & Mary Adkins (When You Read This, HarperCollins) chat with artists—a filmmaker, a writer, an aerialist, a sculptor, and more—about challenges, discoveries, and new ways that we find the time to be creative as parents. Find more at imstillherepodcast.com.

I'm Still Here! I'M STILL HERE!

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0, 26 Ratings

After birthing a baby and selling a novel in one day last year, Mary finally understood why Kate, mother of two, kept falling asleep during their writing group. I'M STILL HERE! is a podcast about making art after kids. In each episode Kate Tellers (The Moth) & Mary Adkins (When You Read This, HarperCollins) chat with artists—a filmmaker, a writer, an aerialist, a sculptor, and more—about challenges, discoveries, and new ways that we find the time to be creative as parents. Find more at imstillherepodcast.com.

    11 - I'm Still Here (in My Kitchen): Elena Delgado and David Josefsberg on Rigging Aerial for the Living Room and a Real-Time Destruction of a COVID Pepper Garden

    11 - I'm Still Here (in My Kitchen): Elena Delgado and David Josefsberg on Rigging Aerial for the Living Room and a Real-Time Destruction of a COVID Pepper Garden

    Kate & Mary catch up with S1 guest aerialist Elena Delgado, who's rigged her living room so that she can still fly, and actor David Josefsberg whose starring run in Beetlejuice on Broadway was cut short by the pandemic but gives him lots of time for TikTok.

    • 1 hr
    10 - I'm Still Here (in My Kitchen): Sofija Stefanovic and Rufi Thorpe on Novel Writing and Extraordinary Rage

    10 - I'm Still Here (in My Kitchen): Sofija Stefanovic and Rufi Thorpe on Novel Writing and Extraordinary Rage

    Kate & Mary navigate the glitchy world of Zoom with S1 guest, writer Sofija Stefanovic who gives us a sneak peek at her middle of the night COVID inspirations, and writer Rufi Thorpe, whose book The Knockout Queen was also released during the lockdown and everyone agrees on rage. This episode features a cameo from a very loud turtle.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    9 - I'm Still Here (in My Kitchen): Kate and Mary Check in from Quarantine

    9 - I'm Still Here (in My Kitchen): Kate and Mary Check in from Quarantine

    In the first episode of our second season, we check in with Kate and Mary. Mary talks about moving across the country and canceling her book tour, and Kate talks using her baby as a service animal. We also check in with filmmaker Gregg Lachow who's selling his TV series to Netflix as we speak.

    • 58 min
    8 - A Jill-of-All-Trades Says Stop: Voice Artist, Comedian & Nail Artist Glennis McCarthy on Staying Small

    8 - A Jill-of-All-Trades Says Stop: Voice Artist, Comedian & Nail Artist Glennis McCarthy on Staying Small

    In our final episode of Season 1, voice artist, comedian and nail artist Glennis McCarthy talks to us about her ability to make anything in life a musical, hitting bottom, and the entrepreneurial undertaking that led Kate to call her a “dance madame.”

    • 46 min
    7 - The Luxury of Self-Doubt: Sculptor Christian Maychak on Making Art in the Windows of Naptime

    7 - The Luxury of Self-Doubt: Sculptor Christian Maychak on Making Art in the Windows of Naptime

    In this episode, sculptor Christian Maychack talks about breaking his brain and what brought him back, creating a body of work during toddler naps, and the cassettes about girls and comic books that he recorded for his long-distance best friend.

    • 32 min
    6 - A Comic Solo-Parents and Makes it Art: Comedian Carolyn Castiglia on Making Big Laughs Out of Terrible Things

    6 - A Comic Solo-Parents and Makes it Art: Comedian Carolyn Castiglia on Making Big Laughs Out of Terrible Things

    In this episode, comedian Carolyn Castiglia talks with us about our collective vulnerability to instagram targeted ads, moving herself and her baby in with her mother after divorce, and whether her teenage daughter should run for office.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

DarlinkNickee ,

Real AF

Where has this show been all my life!!

Theater Person ,

We're glad you're here!

The best! Insightful, and with charming hosts. I eagerly await each new episode.

cbuchanan15 ,

Great new podcast!

I’d been looking for a new podcast on parenting and stumbled upon this one. So funny and really like listening to everyone’s perspectives. The music is a little corny, but it’s something I tend to tune out anyway. All in all, love it!!!

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