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Our Kid's Asleep

Our Kid's Asleep

Author: J. Alejandro & Maddie

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Tired parents tackle 3 topics to raise a glass to. Or Something.
53 Episodes
Hello friends! Today we talk about VEEP and why we have decided to watch it all over again. We also talk about how we escaped from politics by watching a show about politics. And something something The West Wing. Hey, want to support the show? We got SWAG like a bunch of sellouts! More designs coming soon! If you want to help other ways, review and share this recorded program! Air your grievances at Much love, J&M
Hey friends, Welcome to Our Kid's Asleep, where Madd and I discuss three topics over wine, or catch up with friends, or both. (and yes, our kid recorded the theme song). Today's guest is the one and only Dom Gordon, here to tell us about his new poetry collection, Melanin Muse, available now! We also throwback to our great times at Casper College, where we all met, as well as why Dom has a grudge against Maddie that now extends to my kid too. Thanks for listening and much love! J&M We’d love to hear from you, so feel free to air your grievances at If you can, please subscribe, rate and review: It would help us tremendously!
BIG EPISODE TODAY, WE MADE IT TO 50! We'd like to thank you so much for taking the time to listen in so far, and this is just the beginning! Today we're joined by our amazing friends Ashley and Chris to talk about some heavyweight topics! Experiences in dog fostering. Hamilton! Finally we can catch up on the musical's lasting impressions. A television program that forged friendships: The Office! Come join us on this special episode, and once again, thanks for listening! Much love, J&M We'd love to hear from you, so feel free to air your grievances at If you can, please subscribe, rate and review: It would help us tremendously!
Hello all! Today we're dropping some truth about our foray into audiobook narration, specifically, about a tough lesson we learned working through ACX Also, Madd just finished reading Michelle McNamara's I'll Be Gone in the Dark. A thrilling look at the search for the Golden State Killer! We'd love to hear from you, so feel free to air your grievances at And if you can subscribe, rate and review, it would help us tremendously! Much love, J&M
Hello all! So let's talk about three things real quick: Have you heard about belly button stones? Maddie tells us all about it. And Jaime can't stand it. Want to hear about the upcoming shitstorm that is Thanksgiving during COVID season? You don't have a choice, here are a few thoughts on the matter. And to end on good news, we'd like to share a few updates on our audio projects. Lots of fun stuff coming soon!! In case we don't talk to you this week, enjoy this time, reflect, and stay safe. Much love, J&M
Hello all! We got a new president! Let's talk about it. J finished Madeline Miller's Song of Achilles and we must discuss ASAP. On family movie night, we watched Spirited Away, what a movie to wrap up the show! Don't forget to subscribe and rate the podcast, that would help us a lot! Send your grievances to Much love, J&M
Happy Wednesday everyone! We're coming to you today to talk about three things! HBO's latest tragicomedy, Bad Education, starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney. Did you hear there's an election coming up? Madd and I muster up some thoughts on the current election climate and what is potentially to come. Brace yourselves for dark clouds and our cat fucking up the segment too... Also, in these horrific times, it's nice to look back on something that made us smile. So we're talking about The Might Ducks and how it was one of the greatest repressed memories of my childhood, and our hope to make regular viewings of this gem a new tradition. Much love, J&M Send your thoughts and grievances at ourkidsasleep (at) gmail (dot) com! Don't forget to help us out if you can and subscribe and review the pod, we love you!
Hey y'all! Madd and I watched some light stuff on Netflix: Emily in Paris! Followed by the horrific truths uncovered by Ronan Farrow in his book, Catch and Kill. Let us know what you're up to at Much love, J&M
Hey, it's been a while! OKA IS BACK! So... Maddie's been off social media after watching The Social Dilemma, come join us in our chat about the destructive nature of social media, and what else to do in your spare time! We've missed you, dear friends. Much love, j
Hello all! We are joined by Brenda Zamora, actor and sister, to talk about: What We Do in the Shadows, the movie and TV series adaptation. TLC, The Learning Channel and our varied opinions on their popular reality shows. and lastly, we talk about Brenda's experience behind the scenes of The Laundromat, her first role in a feature film! Join us on this very special episode and don't forget to subscribe and review the show! Check out Brenda's IG for the latest projects and updates! @brendazzamora!
Hi friends, Wow, a lot to unpack! Much wow. We go all out on the following: Jeffrey Epstein's Filty Rich Documentary on Netflix! Lovebirds, an action romance flick! The History of Corpse Medicine, an amazing new book about how they used to try anything back in the day to get healthy. Check it out! Much love and happy 4th! #blacklivesmatter! -J&M Find out more at
Wow, long time no see! We're back after a whirlwind of life and crumbling society to talk about a few things: Black Lives Matter. Change is coming. It must! We share our recent self-isolation experience, 14 days at home! Good news! The Last Airbender is on Netflix! Yes, we watched the whole thing. Much love throughout this difficult time, -J&M Campaign Zero: Organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in the U.S. Unicorn Riot: Nonprofit media collective dedicated to exposing the root causes of social, economic, and environmental issues. George Floyd Memorial Fund: The official GoFundMe to support the Floyd family. Minnesota Freedom Fund: Community-based fund set up to pay criminal bail and immigration bonds for individuals who have been arrested while protesting police brutality. This has become one of the most prominent bail funds, providing relief to protesters in Minneapolis seeking justice for George Floyd. Find out more at
Hello all!We're off to the races with episode 40 of OKA from the new podcasting corner in our basement! Enjoy Maddie's Book Pick this week! We watched the second part of Stephen King's IT movie adaptation, so check out the scary talk! Also, Madd and I cover the Schitt's Creek finale! Lots of Ew, Davids to come... Much love,J&MSend your grievances to ourkidsasleep@gmail.comFind out more at
Hi all,Here we are talking about important issues like The Phantom of the Opera presented by Andrew Lloyd Webber because we need stuff to watch right now!Let's take a look at This is Important to Me, a podcast by Taylor Tomlinson and Sam Morril!Much love,J&MFind out more at
Like most people in this country, we are filled with anguish about what the hell is going on. Here's a brief discussion about what we are doing to get through the quarantine, as well as reminding ourselves of what is important during this difficult time. We shall overcome.We also briefly discussed the Hulu comedy Shrill. Hope you come along!During this time, we'd love to hear from you and how you're handling your quarantine: ourkidsasleep@gmail.comBe well and stay safe, friends. Much love,J&MFind out more at
We're back!Wild times happening right now. On this episode, we discuss the latest Coronavirus happenings and Taylor Tomlinson's new special on Netflix. Let us know how you're getting by on this Coronavirus quarantine via email at ourkidsasleep@gmail.comStay safe out there, dear friends. Much love,J&MFind out more at
It's go time: Had to be adults and pay our taxes. That was a blast. Can we just take a moment to talk about how Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actually is??? Madd has to stop you right there and let you know how amazing her latest read is, "Circe" by Madeline Miller. Also, we take this opportunity to check out a lovely comedy by Ricky Gervais and Co. called "The Invention of Lying." Come along and toast with us! Stop by and say hi at Much love, J&M Find out more at
Behold, the following stuff! The healing properties of date nights for married people. Real grown-ass person stuff. You've been Caucused: The horrifying nature of the caucus and why the hell is it still here? A duet of rants and thoughts on the current Democratic candidates still standing. We finally wrapped up watching The Mandalorian. Hold on to your butts, this episode has it all!We'd love to hear from you, dear friends: ourkidsasleep@gmail.comJ&MFind out more at
Hi folks!Special Episode Time! We were fortunate to see our friends Sam and Austin on their Wyoming break from life in Iowa! We got to hear what they've been up to, talk of The Rescuers Down Under, Tech and Voice Control, and catching up! And to any of our dear friends, shoot us a message if you want to come on the show, we'd love to have you on! These hermits need you.Much love,J&M Shoot us an email at ourkidsasleep@gmail.comFind out more at
Happy New Year folks!On this go round, we discuss The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris. An insanely savage book about Joseph lister and the quest to change Victorian medicine. Brought to you by Maddie!We thought we'd share some thoughts on our favorite Christmas Movies of days past as well as some Christmas favorites from this year. Recent titles include Noelle, The Christmas Chronicles, and old favorites such as Home Alone, The Santa Clause, and more!Of course, this being an inbetween episode, we'd like to share some of our own New Year Resolutions, as well as to say THANK YOU, to all of you who've taken time to listen and support this fun project of ours.Much love to you all and happy 2020!!!Find out more at
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