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This week’s edition of Slate’s parenting podcast Mom and Dad Are Fighting is a recording of our very first live show, at Motorco in Durham, North Carolina! Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois are joined onstage by Mac McCaughan, lead singer of Superchunk and head of Merge Records, to talk about parenting while living a creative life. Then, Allison quizzes Dan and Mac about Dad Things for Father’s Day. Plus triumphs and fails (Dan’s are presented in the form of two short plays), parenting questions from the audience, and a live song from Mac’s great new solo album, Non-Believers.
This week on Slate Plus, Mac covers his kids’ favorite songs—with his kids right there in the audience.
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This week we recommended an audience-created playlist of songs that kids love and parents cannot stand! As a service to you, our listener, we’ve embedded it here.
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Slate Plus members: Check out The History of American Slavery, the new Slate Academy podcast co-hosted by Jamelle Bouie and Rebecca Onion.
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