Episode 6: A Trip to the Oracle

In this episode of The Alt Dad Diary podcast, Ryan Loveeachother goes to the Oracle. Personal spirit coach and oracle India Leigh reads from two decks of oracle cards. Later, Ryan give his no-bullshit-allowed verdict on the relevance and resonance of the reading. For more information on India Leigh, please visit her website at www.lightswitchcomm.com/. Also, if you enjoy the podcast, please support The Alt Dad Diary at www.patreon.com/altdaddairy.

 
 

Episode 5: Dreadlocks: A Discussion

In this episode of The Alt Dad Diary podcast, Ryan Loveeachother discusses his dreadlocks and their imminent removal. Conversation starts with some early hair talk, then drops into the root of the problem: body-image, self-esteem and attachment. If you enjoy the podcast, please support The Alt Dad Diary at www.patreon.com/altdaddairy.

 
 

Episode 4: Podcasts: The New Antidepressant

In this fourth podcast episode, The Alt Dad Diary takes to the street. Headphones in, wind howling, rain drops slap the pavement. Why are podcasts so popular? Social media studies show we're lonelier than ever. Do we use podcasts to silence the shrill sound of our inner loneliness? Press play.

Episode 3: The Anatomy of a Facebook Like

In this episode of The Alt Dad Diary podcast, Ryan Loveeachother takes a drive to Macon. During the thirty miles of T-Mobile dead zone, Ryan considers the happiness half-life of a Facebook Like. Why does the uplifting ding of social validation almost immediately collapse into a hunger for more and more validation? Is this plagued usage pattern peculiar to artists? These and other questions gnawing at Ryan's esophagus are considered. 

Episode 2: The Alt Marriage

In this episode of The Alt Dad Diary podcast, Ryan Loveeachother speaks with his partner Kate Loveeachother. The married couple discusses their string of recent conflicts surrounding proper dishwashing. This seemingly trivial point of disagreement launches a larger discussion. What does it mean to “see” or “understand” your partner? Is long-term monogamy (aka marriage) a wise endeavor given the chameleon-like nature of desire? What does one beer, two brownies, three slices of Marco’s pepperoni pizza and a lungful of honesty sound like?

 
 

Episode 1: The Alt Mom Perspective

In this episode of The Alt Dad Diary podcast, Ryan Loveeachother speaks with his partner Kate Loveeachother. The married couple discusses what many friends, family, and readers of the blog have been asking: how “Mouse” feels about Ryan airing the intimate personal details of their relationship on Facebook. What are the social and familial costs of such an uncensored diary going public? In addition, they discuss off-grid and sustainable living, hospital delivery, postpartum sex life, the sometimes strained interfamily dynamics after the birth of a child, and more.