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Best Dr Alice Evans podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best Dr Alice Evans podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
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The Sunday Salon is a podcast celebrating brilliant books and the women who write them, hosted by journalist Alice-Azania Jarvis. Each week she chats to an inspiring female author about her work, her career, how she writes, what she reads and everything in between. This is not some academic textual analysis – it’s about finding the stories behind the stories, and celebrating the joy that books bring, no matter what genre, or style. Tune in each Sunday to hear from guests including How Do You ...
 
A comedy chat show for less-than-perfect parents. Hosted by comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn and featuring guest parenting experts, comedians and authors. The podcast covers the big issues affecting modern parents - from fish fingers to farting, to play-dates and pelvic floors. Expect frank and funny chat as well as wine, laughter and sophisticated boob jokes. Check out our Scummy Mummies Blog and dates for our Live Comedy Shows - www.scummymummies.com
 
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Crops, technology, & exit options influenced whether societies became democratic or authoritarian - argues Professor David Stasavage.Rulers wanted to tax their people at the right level: extract the maximum revenue without making the goose hiss! Their strategy would depend on crop yields and technology. If caloric output is easy to predict (owing t…
 
How do you parent your kids when you were raised strictly, but you're a hippy at heart? How does it feel to be the second most famous person on the Isle of Wight? And what's Mr Tumble REALLY like? Answering all these questions is the amazing DJ Rob Da Bank! We talk about how music was his escape when growing up in a rural backwater, and why, as an …
 
Dr Alyson J McGregor is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Co-Founder and Director of the university’s Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine (SGEM). She is also the author of Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health—and What We Can Do About I…
 
OLD GOLD! As we are all in a new era of parenting in a pandemic, we thought that we would re-release this episode with the fabulous psychotherapist Philippa Perry. This was recorded back in early 2019, when we could all hug each other, but listening to this will be like having an audible hug. Enjoy! Podcast Details: Is your child a Dandelion or an …
 
My guest this week is the brilliant Marisa Meltzer. A columnist for the New York Times' Style section, she has just released This Is Big: How the Founder of Weight Watchers Changed the World - and Me. Part biography of Jean Nidetch, the housewife from Queens who set up the world’s most famous diet company, part memoir documenting Marisa’s attitude …
 
In 2017, we put out a podcast with the legendary Dr Ranj. It was funny, fabulous, and filthy - just like him. However, for reasons lost in the mists of time, we were forced to take it down. But now, by popular demand... It's BACK. Listen now to find out what Ranj is really thinking when he watches a woman give birth. He tells us the funniest thing …
 
My guest this week is the phenomenal Gavanndra Hodge, whose memoir The Consequences of Love is undoubtedly one of this year’s most hotly-anticipated books. Growing up, Gavanndra had the most extraordinary home life - her father was a drug dealer and hairdresser to the fast-living Chelsea set and, when she was 14, her sister Candy died in front of h…
 
My guest this week is the phenomenal Stacey Halls whose sweeping historical novel The Familiars was the bestselling debut of 2019. She has followed it up with The Foundling, set in 18th Century London and telling the story of a young mother named Bess who attempts to reclaim her daughter from London’s Foundling Hospital only to find that someone pr…
 
Our guest for this episode is the amazing Njambi McGrath - comedian, author, childbirth expert, and mum. We cover everything from dirty underpants and bringing up mixed race kids to culturally problematic wallpaper and nits. Njambi tells us about her fantastic book, Through the Leopard's Gaze, which is all about her experience of growing up in Keny…
 
My guest for this week's Sunday Salon isolationcast is a really special one. I'm thrilled to have spoken to Naoise Dolan, author of the newly-released bestseller Exciting Times. One of the year's most hotly-tipped debuts, it tells the story of Ava, a young Irish woman teaching English in Hong Kong, and her romantic relationships with Julian, a rich…
 
OLD GOLD! In these tricky times of homeschooling and isolation, we thought we would re-release this special podcast on The Supermum Myth. Psychologist Dr Rachel Andrew and Anya Hayes provide reassuring advice to overcome anxiety and celebrate imperfection. There's no such thing as a perfect mum, so why do so many of us keep trying to be one? This e…
 
Today I discuss 3 fantastic new books on work, families, and social change - C19-21.'Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving', by Caitlyn Collins https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691178851/making-motherhood-work'Double Lives: A History of Working Motherhood', by Helen McCarthywww.bloomsbury.com/uk/double-lives…
 
The not-so-good news is that we're still in lockdown - but the good news is that we're still doing our isolationcasts. Today's guest is Gemma Milne, a science and technology writer, Expert Advisor to the European Commission and Innovate UK, and the author of Smoke & Mirrors: How Hype Obscures the Future and How to See Past It. I found chatting to G…
 
Full disclosure: this may be the loudest, fastest, funniest, filthiest podcast we've ever done. We were thrilled to meet the amazing Cat and Nat, and none of us could stop talking the whole time. Definitely not one to listen to with the kids around - pour yourself a wine, lock the toilet door, and strap in... This episode starts with a very strong …
 
Why has China grown so fast for so long despite vast corruption? In China's Gilded Age, Professor Ang argues that not all types of corruption hurt growth, nor do they cause the same kind of harm. Ang reveals that the rise of capitalism was not accompanied by the eradication of corruption, but rather by its evolution from thuggery and theft to acces…
 
OLD GOLD! Time to revisit some of our favourite bits from the last seven years of scumminess. If you're new to the podcast: welcome! This will give you an idea of what we're all about. If you're an old friend: welcome back! Let's have a laugh all over again. Greatest Hits VOL 3 features Simon London, who talks about his experience of being adopted …
 
So how's WFH going for you? As lockdown continues, it's easy to feel that everyone is being hyper-productive - doing their job while knocking out a loaf of sourdough and clocking up a five mile run each day. In this episode, I discuss the weird pressure to keep on 'doing' with Lauren Bravo (author of What Would the Spice Girls Do?, and How to Break…
 
Nineteenth century Britain saw remarkable economic growth and a rise in real wages. But not everyone shared in the nation’s wealth. Unable to earn a sufficient income themselves, working-class women were reliant on the ‘breadwinner wage’ of their husbands. When income failed, or was denied or squandered by errant men, families could be plunged into…
 
Episode 113: Anxiety Special with Clemmie Telford and Anna Williamson (Re-release) Hello there, as we are facing such strange times, we thought we would re-release this special podcast from 2017, as it has great tips about dealing with anxiety and how we can help our mental health. Clemmie and Anna provide fantastic advice and there are plenty of l…
 
OLD GOLD! Let's take a trip back in time and enjoy some of our favourite bits from the archive. This selection of highlights is designed to give new listeners a taste of the Scummy Mummies Podcast, and old friends a good laugh all over again. Greatest Hits VOL 2 features Anna Whitehouse, aka top influencer and flexible working campaigner Mother Puk…
 
It's the second Sunday Salon isolation special. This week, as we all adjust to life under lockdown, I’m talking to Gina Martin, author of Be The Change: A Toolkit for the Activist in You. You probably know Gina because of her amazing campaign against upskirting. In June 2017, a man took a photo up her skirt at a music festival. The police told her …
 
OLD GOLD! We love this episode so much, we thought we would release it again! For newcomers to the podcast - we know you will love it, and for those who are longtime fans, we are sure you will enjoy listening to one of our most favourite guests! Hope you're all well, sending lots of scummy love, Helen and Ellie xxx. How do you raise strong girls? W…
 
In this episode, we talk to ace barrister and author Sarah Langford. She gives us some tips for getting divorced, tells us what it's like to defend really bad people, and answers our stupid questions about her wig. We play a new game, Grime and Punishment, and discuss our favourite Monopoly pieces. Sarah's superb book, In Your Defence, is out now. …
 
OLD GOLD! This special taster episode features highlights from some of our favourite podcasts of yesteryear. If you're a new listener, this should give you an idea of what we're all about. If you're an old friend, you've probably forgotten these bits anyway, so why not have a laugh all over again? Greatest Hits VOL 1 features Jane Garvey, off of Ra…
 
What a strange and unsettling time we find ourselves in. So strange that I didn't think I could post a regular episode - so instead, here is the first Sunday Salon isolation special, one of several dedicated #togetherapart episodes I will be bringing you to - I hope - offer a balm for the soul over the coming weeks. I'm so grateful to the authors H…
 
As a special treat, we are re-releasing this episode with the two Scummy Grandads. Here's one for fans of Ellie's Dad and a chance to meet Helen's Dad, the Vicar - Rev. Tim Thorn. Enjoy x Helen and Ellie What do you get if you cross an Australian vicar, a comedian from south-east London and several bottles of Sainsbury's cheapest Merlot? That's rig…
 
Deepa Anappara's novel Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line was one of the most hotly anticipated debuts of the year. Set in a slum on the outskirts of an unnamed Indian city, it centres on nine year old, cop-show obsessed Jai and his two best friends, who go looking for local children who’ve gone missing. It has won rave reviews from critics and high p…
 
What times we live in! Seeing as everything's all bollocksed up anyway, we thought we might as well break with our usual publishing schedule, and put out a little bonus episode. It features the brilliant Dr Angharad Rudkin, who is an awesome child psychologist. We quizzed her about how to talk to our kids about the corona virus, how to handle their…
 
Episode 173: Sofie Hagen on fat activism and being funny She's a multi-award winning comedian, an author, podcaster, activist and fashion designer - it's the amazing Sofie Hagen! She tells us all about how a need for revenge initially inspired her move from Denmark to the UK. We hear how she feels about Brexit, and learn some mindblowing things abo…
 
Poor slum-dwellers are FOUR times less likely to believe that they will get a response when directly approaching an official than poor rural villager.So controlling for income, the slum dwellers are much more despondent about government - find Dr Gabi Kruks-Wisner (UVA) and Dr Adam Auerbach (American University).This reflects differing observations…
 
Our guest for this episode is TV presenter, rambler and all round legend Julia Bradbury! We talk about her love of walking and her favourite places to visit in England, and try to persuade her to come to Catford. There's some parenting chat - Julia discusses her experience of going through IVF, along with the pros and cons of being an older mum. We…
 
What is a buffet dress, and why do we all need one? How can the Power of Three rule transform our wardrobe? Is leopard print over? Answering all these questions are Instagram superstars Kat Farmer and Pascale Banks, aka @doesmybumlook40 and @style_mum! We talk all things fashion, from predictions for what this year’s Zara spotty dress will be to ou…
 
It's an eventful episode this week as we chat to hilarious comedian Jen Brister, and accidentally lock her in Ellie's lounge. Listen to Jen chat about being a gay parent and mum of twins, while becoming increasingly desperate for a piss. Will we be rescued in time, or will Jen be forced to wee in Ellie's son's fireman's bucket? Tune in to find out …
 
Our guest for this episode is the legendary Kate Thornton! She tells us all about her amazing career - from editing Smash Hits at the age of 21 and hosting the X-Factor to producing her fantastic podcast, White Wine Question Time. We also cover some tricky topics, such as: how much pressure should we put on our kids to work hard at school? What's t…
 
We are honoured to have two absolute legends as our guests for this episode - Jane Garvey and Fi Glover, off of Radio 4! They tell us about their award-winning podcast, Fortunately. We get some advice on raising teenagers, including how honest we should be with kids about our own teenage years, and how to handle them going off to university. Then t…
 
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