Bodies

By KCRW, Allison Behringer

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 Sep 4, 2020

Celia
 Jun 8, 2020
Captivating, educational, and personally relatable. I'm so glad to have found this podcast series!

Fee
 Apr 16, 2019
please come back!!!

Description

“What’s wrong with me?” Each episode of this documentary series begins as a medical mystery. But once you peel back the layers, more questions emerge.

Episode Date
Listen to Appearances
00:36:54

From the brand new podcast Appearances, by Sharon Mashihi, we bring you “Episode 04: Last Ditch Effort.” Appearances is an audio mind trip about an Iranian American woman, the family she carries around in her head, and the family that she wants to have. Listen and subscribe.

Oct 20, 2020
Changing Shape
00:26:30

Nico is obsessed with counting calories. But this compulsion to monitor food doesn’t line up with how they see themself. Why does Nico want parts of their body to disappear? Why isn’t eating disorder treatment working?

May 27, 2020
Not This Again
00:22:46

Angelina was a journalist living in Brooklyn when she was diagnosed with ALS. She now lives with her parents. How do you stay true to yourself when you rely on others to keep you alive?

May 13, 2020
Listen to Here Be Monsters
00:06:45

Is your body more like a machine or a body of water? An excerpt from Here Be Monsters, a KCRW podcast about fear and the unknown.

May 06, 2020
Invisible Impact
00:35:34

Stacie escaped her abusive partner. But eight years later, her inner world was still in disarray. Why wasn’t she better? And why did it take her so long to leave? 

Apr 29, 2020
Postpartum in a Pandemic
00:23:46

ShiShi was in labor for 12 days. She gave birth, only to find herself at home in isolation during a pandemic. She’s also a doula, so her job is to support people through pregnancy and postpartum. What’s her advice for parents? How is she coping herself? 

Apr 15, 2020
The Cost of Silky Soft
00:34:00

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder contained asbestos but kept selling it and specifically marketed the product to Black women. Krystal is one of thousands of women who claimed J&J’s baby powder caused their ovarian cancer. How did normal body odors become racialized? Who determines if our products are safe?

Apr 01, 2020
Not Tested on Humans
00:42:38

Why did it take doctors years to figure out that a medical device was the cause of Melynda’s debilitating pain? How did this dangerous vaginal mesh get implanted in millions of women? 

Mar 18, 2020
Uncontrollable Orgasms
00:32:04

Orgasms are supposed to feel good. But for Angie, they’re painful and spontaneous. Anything can trigger the horny feelings: Bumpy bus rides, loud music, even a hug from her mom. What’s causing Angie’s body to go haywire? This episode of Bodies is about the connection between desire and arousal. 

Mar 04, 2020
Trailer: Season 2
00:01:28
Season 2 of Bodies coming March 4, 2020.
Feb 26, 2020
Update: Season 2
00:01:06

Bodies is coming back! Season 2 will launch on March 4, 2020.

Join Bodies Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/
Email us: allison@bodiespodcast.com
Follow us: @bodiespodcast

Jan 22, 2020
Unraveling
00:31:59

In a lot of ways, menopause is like puberty. Your hormones are changing and setting off a whole host of bodily changes. It’s something that happens to half the population, but still, it’s full of mysteries. In this episode we hear from Lisa Hartman and another woman who you’ve heard from once before. To learn more and to share your own story, visit our Facebook group

Oct 17, 2018
Refusing to Feed
00:33:45

New parents have one job: keep the baby alive. But what happens when the baby won’t eat? Vivian Chen is a trained family doctor, but when she can’t figure out what’s wrong with her own newborn, she must reckon with the shortcomings of her medical training. To learn more and to share your own story, visit our Facebook group here. Nothing is off the table and everyone is welcome.

Oct 03, 2018
The Bodies Award
00:15:03

Host Allison Behringer plays the three finalists from the KCRW Radio Race “Bodies Award.” She takes us behind the scenes and explains why she chose these short stories. Each piece was created by independent producers in just one day as part of KCRW’s 24-Hour Radio Race. To learn more and to share your own story, visit our Facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/. Nothing is off the table and everyone is welcome.

Sep 19, 2018
Other Than
00:27:43

Jeromey is sixteen when the hair appears on her cheeks. She thinks she’s transforming into a monster. Stuck in a world where beauty begets womanhood, Jeromey creates her own sexuality and power. To learn more and to share your own story, visit our Facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/. Nothing is off the table and everyone is welcome.

Sep 05, 2018
Anxious Mess
00:33:42

For Reese, the hum of daily life isn't a hum at all. It's exhausting, disorienting and always out of her grasp. What people assume about her work as a stripper is just one of the false assumptions that she must overcome. It isn’t until she starts talking to women in an online forum that she begins to find answers. Join the conversation in our Facebook group at: www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/

Aug 22, 2018
Bleeding
00:36:36

KalaLea has terrible, awful periods. But don’t a lot of women? Well, yes and no. After more than a decade of suffering, KalaLea discovers that the cause of the pain is common for Black women like herself, but far from normal. Join the conversation in our Facebook group at: www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/

Aug 08, 2018
Sex Hurts
00:33:50

For Bodies host Allison Behringer, sex suddenly becomes painful. This is her journey to find out why. 

Join the conversation in our Facebook group at: www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/. Nothing is off the table, and everyone is welcome.

Jul 25, 2018
Bodies Trailer
00:02:29
“What’s wrong with me?” Bodies is a new documentary series that begins as a medical mystery. But once you peel back the layers, more questions emerge.
 
Jul 23, 2018