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Shut Up Mommy's Talking

Oct 19, 2021

Abbi Crutchfield, comedian and host of Hulu’s Up Early Tonight, takes a break from eating pumpkin pie in a closet to share how she balances motherhood and comedy. Even during the pandemic she made sure to keep a routine for her daughter. Karen and Kyle, who are disorganized messes, listen in awe. Abbi talks about...


Oct 12, 2021

Comedian, fitness trainer, and stepmom extraordinaire Irene Bremis joins the podcast! Irene describes how she “always has the cans out”, even when she first met her firefighter husband's teenage kids, yet she gets along with everyone involved, including the ex-wife. If you’re dating a man with children, this is a...


Oct 5, 2021

Kyle and Karen kick off October's Dad of the Month with comedian and writer Brian Kiley. Brian shares how he has to move from edgy late night writing to more daytime-appropriate material now that he is working for Ellen DeGeneres. The gang discusses raising kids who critique comedy and Kyle updates us on her son's...


Sep 28, 2021

Kyle and Karen chat it up with comedian Jane Condon about her church gigs, doing comedy with loud trains in the background, and the power of the F word. Jane recounts giving birth in Japan with no epidural and how she encourages other women to “take all the drugs.” Raising 2 sons while doing comedy in Connecticut,...


Sep 21, 2021

Kyle and Karen welcome mom and activist Fatima Rahmati for her personal lens on the situation in Afghanistan. Fatima shares how the Taliban forced her family to become refugees in the late 1970s and how the Taliban strengthened in power after 9/11. Fatima talks about her 2 teenage children who grew up going to protests...