Episodes
Published 04/18/24
Subscribe to Mamamia It’s been a rollercoaster week for Australian women with an outcry about our safety after the Westfield Bondi Junction tragedy was paired with the relief after the long-awaited verdict, the Bruce Lehrmann defamation case. We unpack. Plus, is it hot in here? Why so many women are deep in romantasy novels involving faeries (yep... that's how the books are spelling it) and some very sexy scenes. Claire Murphy shares a sultry taste of what you're missing out on. And, Em...
Published 04/17/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Australians are grieving the unthinkable acts that took place at Westfield Bondi Junction over the weekend. We discuss why this feels so close to home for so many of us.  Plus, the verdict's in for Bruce Lehrmann's defamation case. But what's really at the heart of today's news is the ongoing pursuit of justice for Lisa Wilkinson and Brittany Higgins. And, on a lighter note, Clare Stephens has gone deep into the chaotic rebranding of former Dance Moms star Jojo Siwa,...
Published 04/15/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Revelations from the new docuseries Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV, are making many millennials and Gen Zs re-think their favourite childhood shows. From the bizarre and uncomfortable sexual innuendos... to Drake Bell's heartbreakingly raw story of sexual abuse, we unpack this important documentary.  Plus, Jessie dives into the surprising reasons why so many people are not having kids anymore. And, a disaster Friday morning, a story about a childhood home and...
Published 04/12/24
Subscribe to Mamamia It’s the missing husband case that’s gone viral... Ashley McGuire asked the internet for help to locate her husband after he disappeared without a trace a year ago, and we have some very strong thoughts. Plus, do you have someone to feed your cat? Your answer has a lot to say about your friendships.   And, the court case over a Ladies Lounge exhibition in a Tasmanian art museum that is making some people very uncomfortable. The End Bits:  Listen to last week's...
Published 04/10/24
Subscribe to Mamamia There’s new evidence in the Bruce Lehrmann defamation case, which includes a $300 steak and we have so many questions. Plus, awkward tennis puns and a surprise celebrity divorce announcement, we deconstruct Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen's slightly baffling break up post. And… the prank that involved three of Australia’s most famous feminists, two comedians and one very angry audience. So who was the butt of the joke?     The End Bits:  Listen to last week's...
Published 04/08/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Is there a case for marrying an 'older man'? A viral essay has brought up some strong feelings for Holly that she just has to unpack.   Plus, a must-see documentary... and a book Holly, Mia and Jessie do not agree on.  And, from stitches, interviews and a religious experience. It's our best and worst of the week.  The End Bits:  Listen to yesterdays episode: Some Things We Wish We Never Said Listen to Mia on No Filter  Sign up to the Mamamia Out Loud Newsletter for...
Published 04/05/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Yee-haw! Beyoncé has released a new album and is well and truly in her country era. But its her reimagined version of Jolene and the message to women who want to “steal” her husband, that we needed to unpack.  Plus, would you use A.I. to have just one more conversation with a loved one who has passed? We discuss our mixed feelings. And, from losing her virginity at 35, to revealing she used weight-loss injections, there is a lot to unpack from Rebel Wilson's new...
Published 04/03/24
Outlouders, we're popping into your feed with a little treat for the long weekend: A relaxing breathwork routine from MOVE by Mamamia. Put it on if you need a minute to yourself after racing around trying to hide eggs, unwind after a long road trip, or if you just want to head into the weekend feeling nice and relaxed. If you want more from MOVE, head here to start your free trial. And if you're a Mamamia subscriber, you already have unlimited access. How good. The End Bits:  Listen to...
Published 03/29/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Outlouders, we have a little treat for your public holiday weekend. It was the “morning routine” that Holly, Mia and Jessie became utterly obsessed with. From sea-moss gel, to a bite of a croissant. So today we are throwing back to a popular episode of Mamamia podcast Cancelled. Bella Hadid is a model, an obvious middle-child and has the perfect face according to science. (Excuse me science, but shouldn’t you be curing disease or something?) In the Cancelled Courtroom...
Published 03/28/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Why has Rebel Wilson called Sacha Baron Cohen an a**hole? That's the question on everyone's mind. We unpack. Plus, won’t someone start a support group for the children of Almond Mums? Yes, they’re still lingering around, but now it’s not just mums, it’s also friends. And, have you ever had an emotional reaction to something and you didn’t know why? Sounds like a case of emotional dysregulation. So, why is everyone 'suddenly' feeling this way? The End Bits:  Listen...
Published 03/27/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Princess Catherine has cancer and the world is working out how to process the news after months of obsessing over her whereabouts. Plus, young Australians are cancelling the contraceptive pill in droves with conversations around potential side-effects happening on social media. We unpack what that means for young women. And, Brooke Boney is giving up her Today Show gig to study abroad at 36, is she living the millennial dream? The End Bits:  Listen to last week's...
Published 03/25/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Is the babysitter dead? Not literally, but they seem to be becoming a thing of the past! So why is that? We discuss.  Plus, Jessie and Holly have finally caught up on some of this year's Oscar-nominated films and they share what's genuinely worth watching. And, trying new things, a back disaster and deciphering some very confusing coded notes. It's our best and worst of the week.  The End Bits:  Listen to yesterday's episode: Sex, Drugs & Road-Trips: Our...
Published 03/22/24
All the details for Mamamia Out Loud LIVE presented by NIVEA CELLULAR The tide is (finally) turning on the Kate Middleton conspiracy theories following another sighting. We unpack. Plus, model Bella Hadid’s “morning routine” involves mysterious potion beverages, 15 supplements and one bite of a croissant, for balance, you know? But why has she shown us this and how can our morning routines compare?  And, Busy Phillips wants to know what would happen if she just… stopped trying on red...
Published 03/20/24
All the details for Mamamia Out Loud LIVE presented by NIVEA CELLULAR Billionaire, ex-Neighbour and Kiss Kiss singer, Holly Valance has a lot of thoughts about what’s wrong with Australia. But, do we care about her take on the current political climate? Plus, the article that gave Holly a panic attack in the back of an Uber last week. How do we put an end to a 'phone-based' childhood when kids are growing up surrounded by devices and social media? And, what is an American Riviera Orchard?...
Published 03/18/24
All the details for Mamamia Out Loud LIVE presented by NIVEA CELLULAR Louis Theroux has published a podcast episode with Australian feminist Germaine Greer. But Louis, are there some questions you just shouldn’t ask an 85-year-old woman? We discuss whether this interview should have seen the light of day. Plus, we’ve got loads of recommendations for you—from a podcast to make you weep to a documentary that will make you cringe. And of course, a hefty book for your reading list. And, our...
Published 03/15/24
All the details for Mamamia Out Loud LIVE presented by NIVEA CELLULAR Are we ever going to stop talking about the Princess Kate photoshop drama? Highly unlikely. So, what is photographic “metadata”? And is “C” really to blame? Plus, Hugh Jackman doesn’t know how to be single and it shows. So, do single people need a social media strategy in 2024?  And, British pop star Lily Allen is on the record as saying her children “ruined her career”. But without context, what kind of impact do these...
Published 03/13/24
Subscribe to Mamamia 'Why can't we go for a f**king run?' is the simple, desperate question that women are asking this week, following the alleged murder of Samantha Murphy. We have the conversation you need to have with every man you know. Plus, how Kate and William just made every royal conspiracy theory 100 times worse, with one sweet Mother’s Day post that the leading media organisations are now refusing to post. And, we have some thoughts about the weight-loss injections that ate...
Published 03/11/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Our national treasurer, Sam Kerr, has been accused of the “racially aggravated harassment” of a London police officer in early 2023. But, is this why we need to keep our hot takes to ourselves before we have all the facts?  Plus, we’ve been keeping them from you all week… our recommendations are finally here. Holly has some new skincare to gush about, Jessie, a funny podcast episode for your weekend listening, and Mia recommends a new health check. And, our bests and...
Published 03/08/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Some things just aren’t adding up about former monk turned podcaster and self-help guru Jay Shetty’s rags-to-riches origin story. But do the specifics of his story mean anything? Or do we feel a tad lied to?  Plus, you’re not imagining it; pants are getting wider. What pants are you wearing right now? If you don’t feel ridiculous in them, you’re doing it wrong. And, Abigail Shrier is flooding our group chats. She thinks our kids have become too weak, singling out the...
Published 03/06/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Geri Halliwell’s husband, Christian Horner, the principal of Red Bull Racing, is being investigated for an “inappropriate relationship” at work. But why has Ginger Spice decided to stand by her man? Plus, why are so many women's homes filling up with non-essential, suspiciously cheap items from the shopping app Temu? Is this everyone’s cozzielivs-friendly little treat? And, Bradley Cooper has dropped a very home truth we weren't expecting about becoming a parent, and...
Published 03/04/24
Subscribe to Mamamia Jennifer Aniston is promoting a new exercise called Pvolve, showing the reality of how she seemingly defies gravity and time. But, has she missed the mark or is she the only celebrity who’s saying the quiet part out loud? Plus, the New York Times released a story titled 'Girl Influencers Managed by Moms and Stalked by Men.' It raises the question: who does the internet belong to? We discuss.  And, from a travel disaster, a sequin allergy and a cup-filling catch-up with...
Published 03/01/24
Subscribe to Mamamia "Where is Kate Middleton?" is the question that's trending worldwide, and the conspiracy theories are wild. Plus, what do women value more: equal pay or work flexibility? Our hosts have a very different discussion about the gender pay gap, following new data. And, has 'little treat' culture gone too far? Psychologists have thoughts and we do too. The End Bits:  Listen to yesterday's episode: Is It Just Us, Or Are Penises Everywhere? Read: Qantas pays women 37% less,...
Published 02/28/24
Subscribe to Mamamia The murder of a young Sydney couple has sent shockwaves through the country. How much media focus should be on the alleged perpetrator, a NSW policeman? And how do the queer community feel about police marching in Mardi Gras in Sydney this weekend? Plus, Jennifer Lopez’s new “film” This Is Me… Now (emphasis on the …) is the fever dream that no one, including Ben Affleck, asked for. Obviously, Mia and Holly watched it so you don’t have to. And, there’s a woman on TikTok...
Published 02/26/24
Subscribe to Mamamia As the impacts of Covid continue to come to light, experts are asking the question: should we have closed Australian schools during the pandemic, given what we now know? We discuss. Plus, we cannot escape the ‘personal brand’ despite what industry we’re in. So, are we all just turning into sellouts, having to shamelessly promote ourselves to make it in business? And, our best and worst of the week, which include, a frustrating date hour, the search for the perfect...
Published 02/23/24