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Katie Anthony: When Mommy Goes Viral (for real)

Katie Anthony is a writer and mother of two boys, ages 3 and 5. She knows a lot about backhoe loaders, velociraptors, and rage. Her writing has appeared in BUST.com, Scary Mommy, Mamalode, and the PEPS Blog. She swears and blogs about parenthood, feminism, and scotch at KatyKatiKate.com.

I was introduced to Katie via one of my favorite podcasts, For Crying Out Loud.  Co-hosts of FCOL, Lynette Carolla and Stephanie Wilder Taylor, read a piece of Katie’s writing that had me so fired up, I couldn’t help but Facebook stalk her (my favorite pastime and one of my best skills) and beg her to come on my show.

Luckily, she was flattered by my stalking and said YES.

Phew.

Katie is an amazing witty writer and a truly talented truth teller.  I kind of want to live in her head.  I think you will too after you hear this interview.

Listen in to hear Katie share:

  • How writing became her therapy in motherhood
  • Why she just can’t keep quiet about the ways she sees men abusing their power
  • All about her buddy Chad, who you know too, btw
  • How she is managing newfound fame and glory after going viral (for real) a few weeks ago
  • Why she asks her readers for money (gasp)

Warning: this episode contains explicit language and a decent amount of F bombs.  We opted not to edit them out, as they are relevant to Katie’s writing, her personality, and her story.  Enjoy them all!

 Links Mentioned:
Katie’s Blog (including posts on Harvey, Scott, Kevin and Chad): www.katykatikate.com

Katie’s Book: Feminist Werewolf

Katie’s Podcast: Mouthy/Messy/Mandatory

Support Katie on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/katykatikate

Katie on Facebook: www.facebook.com/katykatikate

Katie on Twitter: www.twitter.com/yokatykatikate

Scott Rosenberg article

For Crying Out Loud podcast episode where I found Katie

Book: Hunger by Roxanne Gay

Book: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Katie Anthony: When Mommy Goes Viral (for real)
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