the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Nine Ways to Jesus, One Way to Chicago

This episode is a bit of a rambling spiral about Heather’s experience in Boston (one hell of an experience!), John’s decision to run the Chicago Marathon because Heather suckered him into it, and what these sort of endeavors mean to us as people and parents. Yeah, they mean we’re crazy, but it’s more than that.


Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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