58 episodes

New York City comedians Katie Compa and Raquel D’Apice present Kid/Life Crisis, a bi-weekly podcast about an exhilarating, panic-inducing topic in many women's lives: deciding whether to become a parent— or to stay child-free. Katie and Raquel sit down with comedians, writers, executives and more to talk about their experiences, and crack a few (possibly inappropriate) jokes along the way.
New episodes go live 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Music by www.bensounds.com.

Kid/Life Crisis Katie Compa and Raquel D'Apice

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 27 Ratings

New York City comedians Katie Compa and Raquel D’Apice present Kid/Life Crisis, a bi-weekly podcast about an exhilarating, panic-inducing topic in many women's lives: deciding whether to become a parent— or to stay child-free. Katie and Raquel sit down with comedians, writers, executives and more to talk about their experiences, and crack a few (possibly inappropriate) jokes along the way.
New episodes go live 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Music by www.bensounds.com.

    Update for listeners

    Update for listeners

    Raquel recently joined the writing team at Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, so we're unexpectedly back on hiatus! We'll keep you updated on when we'll record new episodes! Sign up for email updates at kidlifecrisis.com

    • 1 min
    Episode 56: Laura Norkin

    Episode 56: Laura Norkin

    Katie and Raquel sit down with Laura Norkin, writer and editor with a focus on parenting, to discuss being raised under a red pen, Thomas the Tank Engine (and Percy), lying to our children, nipple confusion, and inner voices.
    (music: www.bensound.com)

    • 58 min
    Episode 55: Marcella Arguello

    Episode 55: Marcella Arguello

    Standup comic Marcella Arguello once wanted to be a schoolteacher with six children. While helping raise her nieces and nephews and focusing on comedy, she swore off the idea of kids, but decided recently that it could be great. We talk about experience with kids, falling in and out of love, strict parents, being Latina and child-free (so far), Uma Thurman, and how men are dumb. (music: bensound.com)

    • 59 min
    Episode 54: Anathea Simpkins

    Episode 54: Anathea Simpkins

    Katie and Raquel chat with Anathea Simpkins about growing up in Miami and on Cape Cod, raising children in New York, divorce, IVF, bleeding gums, and owning a cabin. (music: www.bensound.com)

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 53: Babe Parker

    Episode 53: Babe Parker

    Katie and Raquel talk with writer and comedian Babe Parker about mean girls, makeup, birth order, babysitting for Slash, animals and babies, and boundaries. (music: www.bensound.com)

    • 1 hr
    Episode 52: Irene McGee follow-up

    Episode 52: Irene McGee follow-up

    Katie and Raquel sit down for their first follow-up episode with Irene McGee, who's come a long way since episode 15, raising her 18-month-old daughter Renie in New York City with her "nusband." (music: www.bensound.com)

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Sottbot ,

Choices

I LOVE THIS PODCAST! Great format for conversations around the baby or no baby topic. I adore the hosts and the guests are so diverse from different walks of life!

Corinvincible ,

Pushy!

I'm a big Pushy fan! Glad to find out about your podcast through her wonderful interview. Thanks for talking about the kids/no kids topic. It's hard to discuss with many of my pals. Looking forward to the next episode.

SC Brooklyn ,

podcast rulzzzzz

I love this podcast so much. Such a fascinating topic that's so fraught for so many women. Katie and Raquel are fantastic hosts.

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